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Evening public ledger. (Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1914-1942, November 03, 1919, Postscript, Image 2

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District Attornoy Issues Warn
ing to Those Contemplating
Trickery at Polls
INTIMIDATION IS A CRIME
Dtetrlrt Attorney Ttotnn hn.i repeated
his warning, given before prunnr.v rice
Hon, against violation of the election
laws for tomorrow.
Tti n statement lie calls attention to
various features of the law anil espe
cially warns aliens not. to attempt
to vote, reminding them of the inves
tigation he is now making Into eligi
bility of those who were prompted from
the draft and who voted at the pri
mary. IIo also warns against Interference
or intimidation of voters, and against
policemen coining within fifty feet of
nn election place unless to mnke an
arrest or to preserve order.
Kntan'.s Warning
Tlis statement follows:
"The approaching general election
prompts me to renew the statement
which I made liefore primary election
respecting the rights of citizens In the
exercise of the franchise anil the rights
and duties of election officers, city em
ployes, policemen and other persons
having to do with election.
All election nflioers nre privileged
from arrest while performing their du
ties on election day, except on wan ant
Issued by a judge of n court of record,
and no election officer can be arrested
on election dny on a warrant issued
by a magistrate.
"A police officer, whether In uniform
or otherwise, has no right to lie In or
about any polling place, or within fifty
feet thereof, either during the count
ing and preparation of the return, ex
cept to make an arrest or to preserve
order,
lntlnild.il Ion a Crime
"It is a crime for any one to as
sault or intimidate any voter during the
holding of an election, or to attempt
to influence or overawe a voter, or lo
prevent him from voting.
"It is the duty of every magistrate
or police official, having in custody any
one charged with crime, to furnish the
nocuscd or his counsel, free of chnrge,
with a copy of the chnrge so that bail
may be catered for the accused.
"No voter can bo assisted in mark
ing his ballot unless he declnres to the'
judge of the election that he has a
disability and by reason thereof needs
assistance in marking his ballot.
"A voter is guilty of a crime who
falsely declares that he lias disability
and therefore needs assistance. He is
likewise guilty of a crime if he allows
his ballot to bo seen by another person
with the intention of letting it be known
how he is about to vote."
"Aliens have no right to vote, and if
nny foreign-born person, unnaturalized,
attempts to vote, lie will he prosecuted.
I n in investigating charges that a
largo number of persons who claimed
exception under the draft law as aliens
have registered and will attempt to
vote at the general election without
having since been naturalized, and I
especially warn all aliens who attempt
to vote without being naturalized that
they will be vigorously prosecuted.
"The district attorney's office will be
open on election day for the purpose
of protecting citizens in their legal
rights, and I will be ready to secure
prompt writs of habeas corpus in cases
of illegal arrests.
"I call upon the law-abiding citizens,
in case they see nets of intimidation,
thuggery and other violation of the
law, to obtain the names and addresses
of tho law-breakers and the names and
addresses of any witnesses who may be
present and to promptly report to me
so that the arrests may be prompt and
the prosecution and punishment swift
and certain. To this end I pledge the
power ol my on ice.
N. Y. FIRM ABSOLVED
Forstmann & Hoffman Declared In
nocent by Merton E. Lewis
'Sew York, Nov. II. Julius Forst
mann and tho firm of Forstnuinn &
Hoffman Co., who were accused of br
ing: Involved in flerninny'H "wool plot''
exposed by the State Department's dis
covery early in 1918 of tlm "linns Smith
letters" to the imperial government,
have been declared innocent of all blame.
In a letter to their counsel, made pub
lic last night, Merton K. Lewis, for
merly state attorney general reversed
.his opinion by which on April t, l'.HK
he nproved a subordinate's finding that
they were disloyal citizens.
The Forstmann & Hoffman Co. was
mentioned among other persons nnd
firms in the Smith correspondence deal
ing with n plot to buy large amounts
of wool here for war shipment to Ger
many. Alfred Ij. Pecker, then deputy
attorney general, reported that in his
opinion Julius Forstmann was involved
In the "wool plot."
Mr. Lewis's letter declared that "anv
public officer may inuke a mistake in
war times when quick action is required
but where it appears that an innocent
man hns suffered with the guilty, 1
feel it my duty to my so and express
my regret."
5.HURTINCRAP GAME RIOT
One of the Victims a Woman and
Twice-Shot Man May Die
Sbamoliln, I'a., Nov. ". One man
was probably fatally shot by a patrol
man, three others were seriously injured
nnd a woman was badly liinnbiindled in
a riot here Inst night following a light
about n crap game on a secluded street.
Bernard O'ilrien. aged twenty, is in
the Khninokin State Hospital wilii a bul
let wound close to the heart and nn
other through the abdomen. Walter
Sliusta and John Oanlo also are in the
hospital with concussion of (lie brain.
Mrc. Frank Hlkcrn suffered several
broken ribs when she attempted to keep
rioters out of her home. IMwnrd IM
baugh, a patrolman, called from his
bed, was licdly battered on the head be
fore other officers went to his rescue.
Tho tight started about division of n
stake, and Sliusta was attacked by
others, of tho players. Two factious
plunged into the fight, and within a
short time moro than n score of men
were battling in the street.
Roebllnrjs Aid T. R. Fund
Trenton, Nov. 3. John A. Korb
ling's Sons' Company, the wire manu
facturers, has contributed .V00 to the
Mercer county branch ot the Koose-
tt Memorial Association. Surrogate
Samuel II. Itullock, treasurer of the
branch, who announced tho gift, said
PAN
10 PUNSt
ELECTION FRAUDS
also that contributions to date had
1 reached nbout 51000.
Parent-Teacher Association Formed
Cape May Court House, Nov, tl. A
'Parent -Teacher Association was organ
ized, with John Itoss, president;
1'rofessor Clark, vice president; Mrs,
Martin Spalding, secretary and Miss
.Helen Johnson, treasurer. The. com
mitted on constitution nnd bylaws,
named by President Uoss, is: Profes-
y'iMM" ClsrJt, Jaruea Vance nnd Mrs. Mo
vjClintopk,
EMPLOYES OF CITY
Will Now Mayor "Clonn Houso"?
Question Worrying "Littlo
Fellows" on Payroll
OWE JOBS TO VARE LEADERS
"On edge" best describes the feelings
of several thousand city employes who
nre spending their time wondering where
they get off with the ndvent of a new
administration.
Will the new Mayor "clean house"
wholly or In part, or will he recognize
years of service as an indication of
ability and faithfulness? This nnd
other questions of a similar nature are
hourly being asked by the little fellows
in the public building.
On the eve of the election many cltv
emplojes face the declaration of Con
gressman Moore that die expects lo,al!
to the whole ticket Willi fern, ntul .1r...wl
In view of the attitude of Vnre ward I
leaders, especially toward men on the
West 1'hllndelpliiu councitmanic ticket
Power of Ward licaders to l!r Shuun
.Most pit v cninloTcs nre fnithdil nri
mnrily to the ward leader to whom lie
owe their position. Marry A. Mnk.
the Organization leader of the Vnr
sivtn ward, lias the largest number f
appointee lo his credit. His attitude
toward the regular ticket will be shown
by the vole west of the Srhmlkill and
south of Market street.
Home cilj employes, if ordered to cut
the ticket lomorrow, may bolt with a
view to proving their loyalty to the new
regime anil in the hope of retaining their
bread and butter. Others will "take u
chance," no matter what orders reach
them.
Aside from tho possibility nf disloy
alty, the average worker who has been
m city politics for many years believes
in the honesty and fairness of Con
gressman Moore. As nn old-timer
put it today, "llampy knows the game.
He's n good fellow, and 1 don't be
lieve he will go lifter us, little fel
lows." All of Congressman Moore's public
declarations have been to the effect
that reprisals would follow dislovnlty,
hut his statement is believed to lie di
rected toward lli- big leaders nnd not
directly ut the ordinary worker in the
city service.
I.onlt for Nn Onrral Cleanup.
I'.aeli four years new alliances nre
made in City Hall and changes of sonic
powers result. The situation this year.
uowever, is iiitn-ii more involved nan
oruinnrny. ami rnr that reason most
persons on the city payroll are a bit
anxious as to the outcome or the bal
loting of their particular districts to
morrow. That Congressman Moore plans no
general cleanup i.s generally believed,
and the men who have faithfully served
the city, even though appointed through
the power of the Vnres, believe thev
have little to fear nt the hands of the
new Mayor.
The forty-odd clerks of Councils arc
in a peculiar position, in thnt their re
lention or dismissal depends entirely
upon tun new organization of Coun
cil, as it is believed that many of the
positions will be found unnecessary
under a Council of twenty-one mem
bers. As the sheriff's office, now in full
control of the Vares, is not under civil
service, most of the employes of this
department expect the "gnte." They
are busy looking for new berths else
where, cither in or out of the city
'crvioe. '
FACE RIOTERS ON TRIAL
i More Than 100 Negroes Will Face
Court for Elaine, Ark., Disorder
Helena, Arli.. Nov. !!. (Ily A. P.I
Trial of murder and assault to murder
charges against more than 100 negroes
for nllegcd participation in the recent
race disturbances near Elaine, a small
Jown in the southern part of this county,
was scheduled to begin here today. At
torneys for both sides announced they
were ready to take up the cases of
eighteen defendants during the day.
In addition to the cases against the
negroes, two attorneys, O. S. Hratton
and (J. F. Casey, face charges of bar
ratry in connection with the disturb
ances, which resulted in the killing of
five white persons, n score of negroes
nnd the dispatch of federal troops to
the scene. The cases against the at
torneys, it was said, probably will not
be reached until later in the term.
STEALS ANCIENT CHAIN
Acrobatic Art Collector Spurns Cost
ly Jewels In Louvre
Paris, Nov. II. Following the mys
terious theft of a 1100(1-year -old I'bon
iiicinn gold chain from a show case in
the Louvre, the Paris police are 'look
ing for an acrobatic art collector.
They say the thief must be an ac
robat, because the theft was accom
plished by climbing up tho otitsido of
the Louvre to the top door. He must
be an art collector, because he ignored
jewels of great worth in nearby .show
cases and took only the chain, which is
ut littlo intrinsic value.
DIOGONES, YOUR LANTERN!
Ohio Claims Landlord Who Has Not
Raised Rents
AUron, O., Nov. .".. America's most
remarkable landlord has been discovered
here. He is a mini who not only will
not profiteer, but during the last six
years; has not increased the rents on
his tenants nt all. He is renting six
modern live-room frame dwellings to
dny nt the sauin prico which he charg
ed the first year his tenants moved in.
Th luiuseri rent at $!! a month.
Other similar houses here are renting nt
.?( and 5"."i n month.
'Fly Flags Tomorrow,"
Asks Moore Committee
Kly your flags tomorrow and show
your patriotism hy voting the Ite
publloan ticket, is the word that
comes today from the Moore Fulled
Republican campaign headquarters.
"It seems to me. that Tuesday
tdiould be a, day of patriotic en
thusiasm," said Murdoch Kendrick,
manager of the United Itenubllcan
campaign. "Tho flags ought to be
Hying from every home and from
every place of business in the city.
It's the patriotic duty of citizens to
Jink the. mayoralty campaign with all
the great movements toward nntionn'
progress. The, better the cities the
better the states, and in the end the
better the country. It's the patriotic
hity of Americans to vote for Con
gressman Moore,"
AWAIT THEIR FATE
EYBKtHa PUBLIC
MEN
Saw No Lights, Testify
Auto Crash Survivors
Continued Vrom 1'iurn One
along with its occupants singiu;
talking.
Closed Itnail Caused Detour
It had been planned to run to Pauls -boro,
which is near litllingtport, uvcr
the Crown 1'oint road, but the road was
closed for repairs and u detour had lo
be made mor the Salem pike.
One Irehme,er. the driver. lot his
way. Frank Sauter. -Tu West Thajcr
streel, who had been sitting in the
middle of the trink. volunteered to get
out and ask for direction".
Sauter found some nne who told him
tlm route lo be followed. Instead ol
clambering back to his seat. Sauter
stood on the running board of the truck
to direct the drhcr. Four other Muing
men were riding on the running board.
As the heavy truck rumbled and
lurched over the wet roadway it drew
near tlm railroad crossing nt Clarks
horo. The single-track Hue there is the
Salem branch of the West Jersey und
Seashore Jfailroad.
".My iod! Watch Out for the Train" j
The pike crosses the railroad diago-
naily. v cbcr. with his aceonleon, wii-i
entertaining the merrymakers as the!
truck iiiuiroaeheil tho truck.
The hilarity was stopped suddenly by
a frightened cry from one of the men
on tho running board.
"Watch the trainl My (iod. watch
nut for the. train!" he called. The
front wheels of the truck had humped
over the rail as the live men on the side
jumped nnd panic gripped those within.
A medley of cries and moans reached
the cars of the engineer as he franti
cally worked at his throttle and brake
levers.
Passengers Heard Crash
Passengers in the two coaches which
comprised the train heard the crush
of the collusion. There i.s n bridge
jus bej und the Clarkboro crossing,
and the conductor at first thought the
train had gone through the bridge.
When the train crew and passengers
rnn to the front the locomotive head
light revealed the ghastly tragedy. At
least seven of the masipieraders had
been killed outright. Modie.s were
jammed in n heap and crushed limbs
trailed over the edge of the wrecked
machine.
Four of the iiiasnueruders had been
hurled to the ground by the impact,
they lay huddled in their motley gar
ments near the track.
When the extent of the tragedy was
realized men und women passengers
devoted themselves to the injured. The
deajl were extricated from the wreck
age and laid in a line along the road-
Women Isc Skirts as liandages
Women ripped up their skirts and
petticoats for bandages, twisted tourni
quets about bleeding limbs nnd ran for
water at nearby houses.
Telephone calls were sent for auto
mobiles and for physicians. The crash
occurred nt 11:1,'! o'clock nnd twenij -live
minutes later doctors began arriv
ing from Clarksboro and nearby towns.
Word was sent to Camden and a spe
cial train was made up there and dis
patched to Clarksboro. Klcven of the
injured were placed on the special train,
but two died on the run to the Cooper
Hospital in Camden.
Others of the injured were taken
to the private hospital of Dr. .1. (!.
Harris I nderwnod. at Woodbury.
Kuril Used as Temporary .Morgue
Twelve of the dead were taken to the
undertaking establishment of .loscph V.
Clark in Clarksboro.
The undertaker transformed his barn
linn a temporary morgue anil ine sneci
cd forms of the victims wcrolaid nut
in orws lo await identification.
In pitiful contrast, the wigs and
masks and portions of the costume,,
worn by the masiierndcrs were placed
in a small room adjoining the tem
porary death chamber.
Scattered along thetrack from Hie
point of collision to where the liain
stopped were found sixteen kegs partly
tilled with beer und two orthree whis
ky flasks.
JUMPING CONTEST FATAL
Lad Competing With Chum Falls
and Fractures Skull
A jumping contest with a boy com
panion proved fatal to William I'odwill,
eleven years old. of .'(117 North Hope
street. He die'd from a fracture of
the skull last night at the .Samaritan
Hospital.
Tlm boy ami his chum were passing
a dwelling owned by Rugene IConnernw
ski nt .TJ20 Howard street, where a
railing had been put up to guard a
newly made pavement. The boys made
n wager as to which could make the
best Jump over the railing. Young
Poilwlll leaped and fell so that the
back of his head struck the pavement.
Mine Blast Fatal to Two
Pottsvllle, I'a.. Nov. "?. Two miners
arc now dead froifi the explosion nt
Good Spring colliery, near here, while
five others are seriously wounded. Wil
liam Kepler, nne of the injured men,
who died Sundty. leaves u widow and
fifteen children. James StuUman, who
r.lso died yesterday. Is survived by his
widow and four children. An invest I.
gatlon just completed leaves no doubt
that the explosion was caused by one
of the lamps of the miners setting tiro
to a pocket of gas.
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Service Board Holds Privately
Owned Vehicles Are Not
Common Carriers
A group of funeral car owners and
owners nf private cars for hire todav
met with I'ublic Service Commissioner's
Menu and Samuel ('lenient, dr., in City
Hall. There were ti."i0 at the confer
ence. "The public service commission of tin
state," said Commissioner Iieun, "will
not place the owners of funeral cars
and the owners of private cars for hire
under the rules governing common car
riers, such as taxis. Such owners will
nor he compelled to get a certificate of
public conveyance. The commission
recognizes funeral cars as in a clu.ss
outside that of common carriers.
"The public is protected in the fu
neral car service by a schedule of rates
tiled wfth the funeral directors of the
cit. And these rates are fixed.
"In addition, the cominissiou will not
require owners ot cars on demand to
place conspicuous placards on the cur
or to install a taxi meter, as it is neces
sary for taxi owners to do.
NEW HIGH-SPEED SCHEDULE
Trains on "L" to Operate on Three
Minute Basis During Day
A new hi'hedule on the Market street
subway and elevated system, making an
IN per cent Increase in service, went
into effect this morning.
The schedule, provides for operation
of trains M a three-minute instead of
a foiir-iuinute basis, hy making vir
tually every other train run only be
tween Sixty-third and Second streets.
Night line trains will make trips every
Iwentv minutes in-tcad of every lifted)
minutes.
oer-nirs nni nrn tush it ir.
tSEEMS COLDER THAN IT IS
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.Mercury Was Down Only to 43 at
' 8 This Mornlnu
II seemed like winter this morning,
hut it was only because recent weather
had been so warm and unseasonable.
Tin' drop at !l a. in. was only -10 above
zero, which is not surprising weather
for this time. of the jear.
Killing frosts are long overdue and
can be expected nl any time, having al
ways appeared in the past between Oc
tober '', nnd November 1,".
The chilly weather will probably
stimulate buying in some Hues of goods
which have lagged because of the un
seasonable weather so far this year.
The weather bureau predicts fnlr
weather today with cloudy and slightly
warmer weather tomorrow.
SCORES BITUMINOUS MINERS
Manufacturers' Club Weekly Criti
cizes Demands ai "Impossible"'
The attitude of the coal miners was
criticized as having no foundation,
either in justice, in right or in It n -inanity,
in The Manufacturer, a weekly
publication of the Manufacturers' Club.
The article crftlcizes the strike vote
because It was counted secretly. "What
ever may be the final result of the
ngltation by the leaders of the coal
miners to force impossible demands
upon the operators," says the article,
"there is no doubt the miners have in
jured their position before the people
by their extravagant dmnands."
Airplane Patrolman Nabs Man
hau Franriscii. Nov. ."!. The success
ot tin airplane as an aid to police work
was demonstrated Saturday, when Han
Francisco's aerial patrolman, Ivau
Clatcs, made his first trip. He flew to
Alameda, across the bay, and took
aboard .Tames M. Keller, wanted on a
charge of carrying concealed veapous.
dates brought the prisoner to the city
jail.
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Saturday night. Fourteen wcro hilled and thirteen injured
EIGHT HELDFOR DEATH j SUGAR CONTROlbTlL
OF PERSHING DRIVER! ON SENATE CALENDAR
One Prisoner, a Major in U. S.
Army, Declares Shooting
Accidental
K I'aso, Tex., Nov. I!. (Hy A. P.)
(Illicinls nt I'lis Cruces. N. M were
iin estimating today the fatal shouting
of .Ii.hu T. Ilutchings, automobile race
driver, near Iiu'uark, N. M., sixteen
miles w,est of here, yesterday by a party
of four men and four women, one of
them a major' ill the fnited Slates
army.
The eight are being held at I,as
Ciuces on charges of murder. Major
F. M. Scunlnnd, one of the eight, de
clared the shootiug was accidental. He
said they were shootiug nt n target
when Hatchings passed in his car in the
El I'aso-Phoenix road race.
After Ilutchings wus shot Oliver Ijee..
his mechanician, drove the car with
the wounded driver, into Las Cruces
and returned to the scene of the shoot
ing with county officers who made the
arrests,
ilutchings was driver for fienernl
Pershing during the Amerirnn punitive
expedition into Mexico, and has been
a contestant N in most of the automo
bile rnees of the southwest. His home
was in Almnogordo, N. M.
The men under Arrest nre Major
Scnnland, Hurry C. OvcMtreet and
"Clinll;" Altaman, of El Paso; Fred
Jut'lvMiu, of Alpine. Tex. The women
nre liiiiip Jtennett, Mrs. Ovcrstrret,
Mrs. l. rJ Holbrook and Mrs. B. M.
Mcpherson, of El Paso.
Mulchings wns shot through the :plnn
and died nfter being brought to nn
El Pao hospltnl.
"SKULL" OVER ROYAL ARMS
Sinn Fein Flag Painted on Wall of
Court Room
IJflfast, Nov. !l. The magistrates of
the hnlleft court nt Reltnrhel. Pntinlv-
f avan. on entering the court found the
royal nr'ms with the bench disfigured
nnd with the outline of n skull drawn
nver them, together With the inscrlp
Mnn. H. i, p. (remilescat in pace).
A large .Sinn Fein Jlng was painted
"ii the wall, with the Hag of the Irish
republic beneath. The Hepublicau flag
is also floating over the town hall, the
t'lty council iguprlug a request for its
removal. . '
NOVja&LBEB 3, 11)19
CRASH
Plan to Continue Equalization
Board Will Come Up for
Early Action
Washington, Nov. !1. fPy A. P.)
The bill proposing continuation of fed
eral control over spgar during 1!K!0.
wns reported today to the Senate nnd
placed nn the culendar with a view to
ciirjy action.
In a majority report, Senator Mo
Nary, Hepublicau. of Oregon, author of
the bill nnd chairman of th(v Senate
agriculture subcommittee which investi
gated tho sugar shortage, declared "a
seriojis situation will ensue" if the
sugar equalization hoard's control be
discontinued.
Minority views, presented by Sen
ator Uaiisdell, Democrat, of Louisiana,
expressed agreement in tho plan to con
tinue the equalization hoard, with au
thority for its purchase of Cuban
sugar, but opposed giving the board
power to buy and sell the domestic
product as an unwarranted interfer
ence with natural economic laws nnd ns
likely to. unduly depress prices of Loui
siana and other domestic sugar. v
Senator McNnry's report suggested
that present conditions were largely
psycholigical, due to fears of future
shortages.
Data In Hie hunds'of the committee,
tho report stated, showed that about
7!(I,(HH tons of Cuban nnd domestic
sugar was available for' distribu
tion until January I, which should meet,
tnc needs ot tne country. 'Jlie world
scarcity of sugar was estimated at
2,0(10,000 tons over the pre-war aver
age. IIKATIIS
.HOYD. Nov, I, AONKS. daushlfr of
Martha A. FlnnMoy iml the lata KUward
Ilovd. IMMtvei and frlondu invited to
Fen-ice, Wed., -J i. in., at 81)31 Haverforrt
ave. Int, Fernwood, Cem. Remains may he
viewed Tuea. eventnic.
IIKI.P 1VANTKD fKMAI.K
CURLS wanted to learn optratlnit 0f en
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ratteraon Co.. 350 N 13th at.
APAKTMKXTS I'OR KKNT
FOR RENT Desirable nec-ond-floor apart
ment In Weat Philadelphia on 8 32d at
near JlarKett, particularly lullable tor doctor,
dentlot or bualnes will make neceaaary
alternation for bualneii ue. t'tlliena' Co.
Htl Walnut at.
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Admiral's' Imputation of Pro-
Gormanism to Sinn Fein Ro
sontod by National Bureau
APPEAL TO DANIELS MADE
Washington. Nov. 3. The demand
that Secretary Daniels censor the lit
erary work of Admiral Sims was made
In an open letter addressed to Mr.
Daniels by Daniel T. O'Connell. of Itos
ton. director of the Irish nntlonal bu
reau. , ,VT'le,,Ir''i'' national bureau respect
fully calls your attention to nn article
by Admiral William Snnwden Sims,
which embodies an open Insult to mil
ions of American citizens," savs the
letter. "The article charges these lnval
Americans with allying themselves with
a cause which was openly hostile to
America in the great war. Thai Ad
intra) Sims asserts thai 'Sinn Fein.'
whlrhin synonymous with the Irish
republican movement, was not onlv
'openly disloyal' but, 'openly pro-CScr-
man. He clinrpei tlm. n lm rnctllt
of this nro-fiermanism. Minn l.'elners
attacked Amerirnn sailors in the streets
of Cork and that these attacks be
came so serious thnt it wns necessary
to Inr our American boys from the cilv.
The Irish nntioniil bnrenii wishes
to enter an omphalic protest against
nn officer of the United States navy
making use nt his nnrae nnd official
position to give credence and dignity
to oft-repented statements which nre
either wholly false or bald misinter
pretation of facts. Such statements.
Were thev leveled alone nt the Irish
people, might well he resented by their
menu in tins country: nnd when they
become part of a blltcr campaign of
invective directed not alone nt Ireland
hut at Americans of Irish blood, they
necome a serious affront In a vrv con
siderable proportion of the people of
mo l nited Mtnies.
"If it is the Intention of Adml'"'
Sims to permit to bf published In book
form or otherwise the same writ hiss
herein complained of, the Irish na
tional hiireau rcnuests tnar you. as
ills superior, direct that such changes
be made as will accorf! Justice, and
only justice, to tho people of Ireland,
nnd which will free millions of Ameri
can citizens from the Imputation of
giving moral and fmniioi.il support lo
Americas enemies: and that Admiral
Sims be told thnt he needlessly leaves
the paths of the historian to say un
kind woribi of n peoole who supplied to
the American navy some nf its hest of
ficers and men: and finally that, by at
tacking those of Irish blood in Ireland
and In America, he is 'ending encour
agement to a form of English propa
ganda that will be used to the disad
vantage of the i'lilted States navy
whenever it serves the selfish interests
of tho English to do so,"
CALL INDUSTRIAL MEETING
Mining Congress Asks Governors
and Others to Meet In St. Louis
St. Louis. Nov. :i. A warning that
"agents of disorganization are infesting
the country to cripple production nt a
time when America needs most all maxi
mum production" is contained in a call
sent out by the American Alining Con
gress for ii national industrial confer
ence to convene in this city to work
out a business program for the nation."
It is proposed that the conteience be
conducted in connection with the Amer
ican Alining Congress convention, the
National Hold Conference nixl the Na
tional Conference of War Mineral Pro
ducers, on November 17 to 21. Invita
tions to the industrial conference were
ent last night to governors of all
states, to national and to state anil
national commercial bodies.
If public nhcinls.' the invitations
say, "and eniploers of labor fail to
promptly recognize the dancers of u
great national class war. with attend
ant anarchy, disruption, bloodshed ami
starvation, America s MiiTering will be
laid at their feet.
At the hour when America needs
most of nil maximum production, nt
tcmpls uie being made to close down
the steel plants, ston all bituminous
coal production, tie up the rail and
water transportation of the country and
paralyze or reduce every form nf urn.
duct ion.
'Aecnts nf disorsanizatioii are oiiec-
ntlng in every state and community and
ii. is iiixii nine ,i conierence ot nusiuess
men siiould discuss and adopt a busi
ness program for the nation."
Anniversary at Grace Church
Special services nl the tirace Episco
oal Church. Mt. Airy, yesterdnv mark
ed the celebration of the sixtieth an
niversary of the founding of the parish
nnd the thirtieth nnniversnrv of the
dedication of the church. The Itev.
Thomas W. Kline, pastor of the church,
orcnohed al the morning service.
E. Caldwell & Co.
Announce
for the Week of Nov. third
An exhibition of
ENGLISH Gmm PLATES
Believed to bo tho most intcrcstCnc,
comprchenbivo and Important collec
tion of English china over assembled in
Philadelphia.
And prescntinrj. for leisurely exam
ination, past and present masterpieces
from the Mintons, Wedgwood, Royal
Worcester, Royal Doulton, Coalport,
Cauldon and Copcland potteries.
TO WHICH IS ADDED
a representation of modern English
crystal replicas of antique pieces and a
number bf old Waterford decanters in
Sheffield coasters, circa I COO A. D.
JtWELCRS-SILVCnSMITHS-STATIONEna
CHESTNUT AND JUNIPER STREETS
American Bacon Bring3 Equiya- j
Jont of 1 8 Cants a Pound at
Frnnoh Snlo ,'i
HOSPITALS GET SUPPLIES
i
Paris. Nov. .1. The French Goverulti
ment's sale of military stocks pur-I
chased from Tho United State wilt
opened to the public In I'nris today
in the flcht ncrnlnsf the hlirli cost
of living. Similar sales In n dozen!
other centers of France will bo started
today, or as soon as the arrange?
incuts, for placing the goods before thai
mimic are compmteii. two tliousantl1.
items were listed nt the outset, bilfcB
the stocks have been depleted by sajesi
during the last, two weeks to hospitals!
enaritanie mm co-operative organun.7
nous nnu to retail merchants.
The prices for the various com
modities have been fixed nt n mfitfiflhir?
of half the current retail prices, wltl
many articles wlilcn nre uot much usci
by the French workers offered at A
less fraction of their original coatJ
Heavy drafts on most nf the necessary!
things, such ns shoes and clothingl
nave iieen made ny ine government, but:
vast (luniitities ot army goods still nrq
uviiiiaoic. j
At the present rnte of exch.arcn. mltw
the dollar ntioted at hetween elirht. nnrl
nine francs, the American equivalent!
of some of the prices placer on the!
goons nre ns ioiiows:
Cocoa. 3.1 cents a pound ; haconi If
c s n pound: canned teas, iu cents,
pound I dried navy be'nns. !'., cents
pound: taniocn. SU, cents; AmerlcnJ
cheese, HO cents; sweet chocolate, till
cents: dried niuiles. 127 cents; tnnlnirii
raising, 17 cents: rice flour, 4i cents!
"ii Minor or wueni nour is on snicj
here, but it I.s expected sucnr will lid
sold in some districts nt prices ttxel
locally. (Ilothiiie also is offered, nrlivi
cipnlly from the used stocks of eniisteJ
men s garments, suitable for worKin
men. No shoes nre available in Pnrislj
but elsewhere nrniy shoes nre to be solJ
nt ,2.SU and repaired shoes at 1.101
used overcoais are priced trom $j.;m tl
$1.75; olive drab trousers, $3.40u
khaki trousers, sixty-eight cents: shcenl
(.kin lined canvas overcoats. SlO.Sflf
wool drawers, sixtv-cight cents! wool
socks, inriy-tive cents t cotton drawers!
twenty-nine cents; wool lined leatuefl
vests, .sj.fio.
ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE
HEAD A SUICID
Lieut. Col. filliott Kills Himse!
cil mum juiis cm
Result of
ness
II.. X-.. ' T I...L '.A,
;iuiiiHm:t. .nv. .. Jjieuenunn
i oioiiei iiuncatt I'.iunit, oommnnuan
or cadets nt St. John s College, thl
city committed suicide yesterday b;
shooting himself in the head. He ha!
neen ill some time.
In the morning he wired for his;
brother. Ilichnrd Elliott, nt Atlanti
City, who arrived shortly after th
body was found. The body will h
sent to Uoodlnwn, ?s. .
lieutenant i nionei uiuotc was a
native of New lork city, nnd enterei
the service Just before the Spanish
American war. heing commissioned from!
the ranks m llilio as a first I euteiian
in the Eighth Cavnlry. He was made
n captain when placed nt the head of
the military department of St. John's.
nnd wns promoted to lieutenant colonel
after the beginning nf the war. Hfl
wiw mlirried but had been divorced for
several years, ile leaves tierce, sous
New York, Nov. ,'!. Lieutenant!
Colonel Klliott, who committed suielda
in Annapolis, was prominent in Newi
nil k society. .More tlinu twenty-livi
years ago he married Miss Sallie Ilnr
gous, daughter of the lato Mr. anil
-Mrs. i.ouis s. ttargous. of this citr.
a famous belle, who after obtaining a
dlvorre. wasjmirried in ItlO.T to Captain
Woodbury ICaue, (mother leader of tho
lour minuted" who served with tho
Hough Killers in the Spanish-America
War.
Captain Kane died n few month'
after ins marriage and his widow win
married in r.iiglnui in IHK! to Cantal
Dniiil'.K Howard (Jill, of the Itovn
Field Artillery, son nf the Into Rev
Thomas Howard Dili, one time chaplain
ot tne Jii'itisn einuassy in rnris
Hoover's Aid to Speak
Dr. Vernon Kellogg, assistant to
Herbert Hoover, will open the whites
program of the University Extension
Society tonight In Withcrspoon Ilnlli
His subject will Ue "Kcfiout UuservaJ
tinns iu (icrmany and l'oland.
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