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RAIL STRIKE RENEWED HERE; FREIGHT SERVICE HIT
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Banker's Representative Hold
Up by Driver arid Com
panion on Parkway
RING, WATCH AND CASH
VALUED AT $4100 TAKEN
Bellevuo-Stratford Guest Had
Arrived in City by
Two robbers trapped n man In a taxi
rab. held him up with n pistol on the
Parkway near Seventeenth street, early
this morning, and got awny with a six
carat diamond ring, a gold watch, and
h, valued iif all at S4100.
The man robbed Is .George Leldcr
roan, representative of n firm pt invest
ment bankers in Chicago, lie told n
thrilling story of his hold-up this morn
ing in his room in the IlcUcvuc-Strat-
"i arrived from New York on n. Into
train." said Mr. Leidcrman, "and went
downstairs in the Broad Street Station.
There was a taxlcab standing on tho
Ktrret I don t Know mio uamt uuu
Jumped In, telling the driver "to tako
me to tho Bcllcvuc-Strntford. There
on the front scat, but I thought nothing
of tuc tact.
Men Stopped Cab
lit .M m (nnita In Tll lln flolnllin . hllf
1 Hill U ni.i.iiu an .......-.---
1 knew about how long It should take
(0 Ct to the UCIICVUC. nna l soon uqgnn
to scne that they weren't taking me
.... Un nrnosndixl nlntvlv. nnd finally
thry 'stopped tho car entirely. I was
rery mspicious Dy rai. ,, ,
"The man with tho driver, suddenly
turned around and opened the door on
one side, which had no glass In It.
" 'Throw up your hands, he said,
leveling tho revolver at me, 'and bo
quick about It.' " , . , ,
. "I noticed that his hands wero
ttembling like a leaf, nnd- he looked liko
sueh a young fellow that I made tip my
-In.! Hint lio u-ni nn nmnteur aud.DOt
miul In tlin rnmn. so X. llccidcd to DTC-
'tena to yield to"hIm, watching my op
portunity all tiio time.
Ho pointed to the ring on my finger.
'"'Give mo that sparkler,' he, said,
and when I handed It over, he grabbed
hold of my watch chain and took my
" 'Haven't you got any spare
rliinge?" bo demanded, nnd I bad to
hind over all I had with me( amounting
Told to Get Out
"The cab had been btandlng nil this
time somewhere on the Parkway, be
tween Seventeenth and Eighteenth
ttreets, 1 bcliee. nnd when the man
had completed his haul, he told me to
" 'And don't hesitate, or I'll give it
to jou,' he suid, brandishing his gun
In the air.
"A CAA nm T A 1..- l.A lttAI-
4La DUUU U A h"l "ML, HIG limn
,larted the car nnd they scooted off
wwinwara on mo i arKway. i triea.to
set a glimpse of the license, but it was
too dark, and J could ouly get the first
two numbers, 12.
Mr. Leiderman declares that except
for the fact that the man who held hlin
up was n young white mnn, he can give
no description of him, because tho cnb
Ms too dark. The, driver he did not
ee at nil.
He went ou foot to the Bellevuo
Stratford, and from there notified the
Po ice of the Fifteenth and Vinp streets
NEW HAVEN HAS 162,390
Connecticut City Grew 21.5
Cent In Ten Yeara
Washington, Juno 10. (By A. P.)
j-rollowing populations are announced
oj the census bureau :
New Haven. Conn., 102,300, an In
crease of 28.785, or 2l.fi per cent
ontpelier. Vt.,'7183. n defense of
cos' i0,3 pcr r,c2U Darro- vt., io,--
0S, a decrease of 720. or 0.8 per cent:
&atuMo-' HOOT; "Annupoi
IRE ON JAPANESE SHIP
Cinton Government TroopB Battle
With Pekln Forces
Honolulii, June 10. (n- A. P )
Union government troops ut Cheucsa
mm Mii nMPa",?cs ,u"BBo news
tb. C. ?nn' .,llle iPtelcii said that
n. 1ni trls nrci1 P t c Jnpnn-
S OT iii l u,hml- Mx rot'"(
1' "rc' billing tcorcs of Chinese.
Is Suicide Justified?
AL'? JOYCE thought .o when
death mennt happineaa to
inoje aho loved.
But Fate Thought
tridkr "!.a".n moe "'dome
'nee, following .elf-.acrifice.
Not a Gloomu Storu
June 21. LI-DCER, Monday,
- pon't Miss the
''"ut Install,,, n,,t s
CLOUDS AND SHOWERS
Moderate Temperaturs Also
Forecast for Net Week
Wnshliifiton, Juno 10. (IJy A. P.)
Ucatlicr DrnHrHnna fnrttl, .. i.
beginning Monday ore:
isonrv ana ailtlillo Atlantic stntcs
Modcrnto temperature: considerable,
cloudiness and occasional sbowcrs prob.
Smith Atlantic, East Gulf nnd West
quit states Occasional showers nnu
thunderstorms with normal tempera -turcii.
' Ohio Valley, Tennessee, region of
Great Lakes, Upper Mississippi nud
Lower Mississippi valleys, Northern
llocky Mountain nnd Plateau regions
Modcrata temperatures; considerable
cloudiness and occasional rains.
Southern llocky Mountain nnd pla
teau regions nnd Pacific states Gen
erally fair nnd normal temperature.
Three Are Held Without Bail in
Connection With Her
SEEK SOURCE OF BULLET
Mrs. Mnyme Farrcll. 223 Gerritt
street, who was shot by some unknown
person last night as she passed a bed
room window of her home, died at 0
o'clock this morning in Mount Slnal
In nn effort to solve the mysterious
shooting the police nf the Third and
Dickinson streets station nrrested two
men and n woman who were in a house
opposite 223 Gerritt street.
Tho defendants were James Gallagher
and his wife, Lillian, 221 Gerritt street,
and Samuel Wheeler, 1718 South
Orlanna street. All were held without
ball for a further hearing June 27, by
Magistrate Baker this morning.
Mrs. Gallagher said she was sitting
on her front Btcp at 0:30 o'clock last
night and that her husband and Wheeler
were In tho house. She heard a shot,
she said, but did not know where It had
Mrs. Gallagher, questioned by the
magistrate, asserted she did not know
whether her husbandand 'Whcele'r, had
been qunrreirng or not, "-Police say they
found no weapon in tho Gallagher home.
After the shot had been llrcd, Mrs.
Elizabeth Graham, mother of Mrs. Far-
rell, ran to tho street and stopped n.
passerby, who carried the 'dying, woman
out of the house. She was placed in
a wagon standing , in front of the
Gallagher homo and rushed to the hos
pital. BOLSHEVIK TROOPS
Retirement From Enzeli Taken
to Mean Russians Have
Left Entire Country
By the Associated Press
London, June 10. All Russian Bol
shevist troons have left Enzeli. the
Yirineipnl Perslnn port on tho coast of
tho Casplnn sea. according to n dis
patch to tho Herald from Copenhagen
quoting advices from Moscow.
Tho uispatcn declares tnc repuuiic ot
Georgia has issued n protest to tb pow
ers against the action of theBrltlsh
in nssuming control at BatUm.
Tho foregoing probnbly means tho
withdrawal of nil Russian troops
from Persia, as Enzeli was the only
Important town occupied.
A conference between Premiers Lloyd
Georgo nnd Mlllcrand has bcen nr
rnnged for this nfternoon nnd Sunday
nt Hythe, the wntcrlng plnce In Kent
which wns the scene of the notnble con
ference between the two prime ministers
in May over the German indemnity
Tho Hythe meeting is preliminary to
tho conference nt Boulogne on Monday,
nt which not only France nnd Great
Britain but Italy, .Inpnn. Belgium and
Grceco will bo represented. From
Ilytho the premiers will proceed early
on Monday for Boulogne.
Great interest is being token here in
tho proposed nllled conference. There Is
much speculation in view of the grnvo
problems demanding solution in Europe
uud the Near East.
FIRETRUCK HITS STORE
Insurance Patrol Wrecked In Acci
dentCaptain Is Hurt
A broken steering gear on iniurance
pntrol No. 1, stationed ot Shth und
Arch streets, sent it on the sidewalk
this morning and into tho front of tho
tailor supplv storr ot I.owcnstoiu &
Greenish, lll-l Arch street.
Tho truck wns responding to h false
alarm at Thirteenth and Mat kut streets
nt (1:30 nVloek this morning Wheiitho
nccldent occurred. Tho truck smashed
tho plato gloss window of the store and
damaged the front of the building.
Herbert Molson wns driving the truck
an hen the steering rear went wrong, lie
escaped injury. The triiiK cnimun.
Wlllinm Curdell, who was riding beside
him, had to go to Jefferson llospitiil to
have cuts in his novo dressed. Ijje
truck nas badly damaged.
Dr. Roberts "Not So Well"
Tho Rev. Dr. 'Wlllinm Henry Roberts,
formerly stated clerk of the Presbyterjuij
General Assembly, Nns reported as "not
so well." having passed nn uncomfort
able night in tho Presbjletlnn Hns-pHnl,
Nhere.lio wns removed recently1 fioqiJijn
homo In Wayne. Doctor llohcits has
been ill for snm timo with chronic
bronchitis. His condition was compli
'cated recently, and it NNas deemed nil-'
visablo to rrinovo him to n hospital so
that ho might be near a surgeon If nn
operation was deemed necessary.
WIFE SHOTIN DARK
AS HUSBAND TAKES
HER FOR BURGLAR
Germantown Man, Half-Wak
ened In Night, Fires at
Figure in Doorway
YOUNG MOTHER. HAD RISEN
TO QUIET'FRETFUL CHILD
Woman Exonerates Man and
Trios to Console Him as Ho
Sits at Bedside
A Germantown man shot and serious
ly injured his wife thfs morning in the
belief thnt sho was a burglar. Ho was
half asleep at the time.
Tho woman lind got out of bed to at
tend her crying baby In the next room.
The man was awakened by her foot
steps nnd shot when he saw her in the
Ho is Nils Sahlin, Jr., nn exporter,
living nt 4053 Morris avenue. His
father Is a glazed leather manufacturer
nf Howard and Cambria streets. His
wife's name Is Elsie. Sho is twenty
seven nnd 'he i3 twenty-nine years of
In a statement at the 'Germantown
Hospital Mrs. Snhlin absolved her hus
band of all blame. Sho seems more
concerned about bis welfare than her
Tho shooting occurred about 3 o'clock,
sccording to Mr. Sahlin, after ho bad
fallen into a nervous Bleep following nn
investigation of strange noises a few
"I can't really tell you how I feel,"
he. said at the Germantown, polico 'Sta
tion preparatory to going to the office
of Magistrate Pcnnock for a hearing.
Ho Nvas held in $800 ball for a fur
ther hearing Juno 20. "
Awakened Br Noise ...
"Nntnr'nlly,'vI ifocIHerribK,,! avnd-r-
prenenstve or me outcome ot Hlsie s
wound. It happened because tf wanted
to defend her. I was particularly ner
vous because I read of that "shooting-
downtown, wnen a man was shot nnd
his wife and child wounded by negro
"I was nNvakened by a -strange noise
at 1 o'clock. I investigated and found
nothing and returned to bed and fell Into
a nervous sleep.
"About 3 O'clock I nvos awakened by
footsteps. I didn't connect them with
my wife, because. I hod told her to
always turn on the light when she got
up at night nnd slio generally did it.
"I wns half asleep nnd half nwnkc.
I saw a shndow In the doorway, reached
under the pillow for my revolver nnd
"Imagine my feelings when my wife
cnllcd. 'Mick, I'm shot!' I jumped
out of bed and found her lying in the
hallway wounded by the bullet I had
' Ran for Physician
"I calltjd in the next door neighbor
nnd then ran for Dr. A. M. Adams,
4543 Pulaski avenue. After he dressed
her wound, Elsie wns tnken to the hos
pital. I went nloug."
Mr. Sahlin stayed by her bedside
until Doctors Wilson nnd Becker as
sured him that sho hod n good rhaitcc
to recover. The bullet entered her
sldo and nlmost pierced her body.
Then he went to tho Gerniuntown
polico station nnd surrendered. Ho will
be nrraigiicd before Magistrate l'onnoc-
Uhis morning. The circumstances of the
cuse arc sucn mat ne prooaoiy will ne
released on his onvu recognizance to
await the result of Ills wife's.injurles.
Numerous robberies In the vicinity of
his home had mado Sahlin fearful that
an attempt might be made to rob his.
He told the -police that tho revolver was
purchased to protect his home, wife and
Tho husband is lieartbroi.en. The
wounded Nvlfe, despito the serious ua
ture of her Injuries, loyally tried to
console him before lie left the hospital
for tho police station.
Tho Sohllu baby, who is two years
old, is being cored for by the uclghbors,
WANT MARTEnTuNDER BAIL
Fear' Soviet Envoy May Slip Out of
Washington, June 111. (Ry A. P.)
Tho Department of Labor nvos asked
today by tho Depurtmeut of Justice
to place Ludwig C. A. K. .Mortens,
self-styled nmbossador of Soviet Rus
sia, under $10,000 hall to pievcnt his
departure from the United States pend
ing n decision in deportation piocecd
lugs. This action nvos token because of tho
fear that Marten might follow tho ox
ninpljjtqtflijajitford' NuortcNn, hi sec
retory, n1io recently slipped out of the
LAUNCH CODY ShTp TODAY
Widow of "Buffalo BUI" Will Use
Champagne as Sponsor
The ineiiiflry nfljSTloiicI William F.
t'odv, "Buffalo BlfW will lie perpetu
ated at the Hog Island shipyard this
afternoon when the steel cargo carrier
Cody, named in honor of "Buffalo
Bill" nnd tho patriotism of tho citizens
of Cody. .Vf.. iluriug tho world war,
will bo launched.
Mrs. William F. Codji. widow- of
Colinrl Cody, will be sponsor fur the
Ncsspl, the 111th built for the goNcru
ment by tho American International
Slilpbulltllng Corporation Mis, Cody,
who traveled 2500 miles fioin her homo
at Cody, will use champagne to christen
the latest addltlou to I'mic Sam's cargo
L V' vVHPvty v 9
IHV4A AC& 2V '
Oil, ISN'T HE DEAR!
This baby.'thrco months' old, was
found abandoned in Camden this
Parents Leave Milk and Note
With Child They.Are Com
pelled to Desert
TURNED OVER TO POLICE
A three-month -old baby, wilba note
pinned to bis dress, announcing thnt
his parents -Nycre unablo to provide for
hlrn, wns found this morning on the
steps of tho Du Pont Chemical Co.'s
plant, Sixth and Jackson streets, Cam
den. ' ' .
Harry Kenny, a watchman, heard., a
faint cry. Going to the door he saw
a white bundle on the step, Approach
ing it gradually ho discovered the baby.
Tho infant clutcbed'a milk bottle which
fwos. lierly.'fulKnid punllcdvnfr'Kfnny,!
police and it was sent, to ithe West
The ,baby wore a neatwhlte dress,
white cap and shoes and appeared to be
Reasons' for, their dcsprtlon Of the
babe were given by his parents in the
following note :
"ONving, to financial conditions y6ur
loving parents are compelled to let you
out to some- kind person for a period
of three years or less. Your parents
arc both in ill health and ono nlonn can-
hiot support the three of us.
"vc are tnitin tnis menns of keep
ing you nlivo while wo both strive to
earn nnd save enough money to make
us a home. We shall only fail to claim
you within the stipulated period if both
of us are dead. I, tho father, have
heart trouble and am unablo to hold
n good position. We nro going to work
together to be able to lay by enough to
claim our child again. He was born
In lncrnl WPlllnpIf Mnrph 9J lOOrt
"linrlni- tlinf nnmn ri.nl? tf "lOO'l .
will claim him through tho personal
columns' of tho noNvspapcrs, pnylng all
money contributed for his sunnort. to-
gather with a bonus.
"HIS HEARTBROKEN PARENTS."
WISE, NOT WEIS, DETAINED
Confusion of Names In Dartmouth
Tragedy Caused Misstatement
Hanover. N. II., Juno 10. (By A.
P.) Erwin T. Wels. of Hull. Aln..
had no connection whatever with the
shooting nffalr at Dartmouth last Wed
nesday. Through a confusion of names
it was stated in tho press dispatches
that Mr. Wels had been detained ns a
witness. Tho man dctnlncd wns Crlle
Nicely Wise, of Akron, 6.
Air. NVClS had not tho remotest con-
ncction cither with the trngedy or the
wuisKy smuggling winch led up to it.
"BRITONS NEVER YliLD"
Lloyd Georgo Says Irish Republic
Will Be Resisted to End
London, June 10. (By A. P.) Fro
miur Lloyd Georgo declared to tiio rail
way delegation with which ho conferred
yesterday with regard to tho sending
of troops nnd munitions to Ireland, that
the government would never agree to
on independent Irish republic unless
absolutely beaten to tho ground.
The premier, drawing an nnalogy be
tween Ireland nnd tho United States,
said that President Lincoln faced o
million casualties nnd five yenrs of war
Hither thou acknoNvledgc the 'independ
ence of the southern stntcs, nnd the
British Government would do the snun'
thing, If necessary.
Rumor of Attempted Assassination
Doom, Holland, Juno 10. (Ity A.
P.) An attempt against the life of
former Emperor William of German
nmih mudo ut 5 o'clock Wednesday aft
ernoon, nmudlinr to persistent rumors
lieiV, Details of the reported attempt
pro veiled in m.NStery. but It Is asserted
thnt William escaped without injun.
A villager, ut lirst thought to be a
Belgian, but later identified us u Ger
man. Is said to hove, entered tho castle
by thu use of a false permit liml then
tried to kill Count llohenzollern.
M. Pereboom, prhnte secretary to the
former cnipcior. assured tho Associated
Press this morning thnt no attack hod
been iniulo ou tho former l,nUer,
Ktfr liwi to llrrftlirr I'nrk. the rimmii.
ToM-nf Hen lli titauiirul Irfhanon Valley in
Sea Ilia beautiful !.
lionejaurkl" tim. nciiriilon
7. SO A. M,
round trio. VTux
BABY AT DOORWAY
WADOO DROPS OUT;
TOO POOR TO HEAD
Wilson's Son-in-Law Declares
Ho js Forced to Rehabilitate
His Private Affairs
GLASS CANDIDACY GAINS
F0RQE WITH REFUSAL
Supporters of Virginia Senator
Clafm Great Strength at
New York, June ID. William G.
McAdoo, who has been considered by
party leaders ns ono of tho principal
enndidntes for tho Democratic presiden
tial nomination, announced last night he
could not permit his name to go before
the San Francisco convention.
"This decision," he said "Is Irrev
ocable, as tho path of duty secm3 to
me clear nnd unmistakable."
Mr. McAdoo's decision wns made
known in a telegram to .Touctt Shouse.
assistant secretary of the treasury and
Democratic dclegate-nt-large from
Kansas, who hod telegraphed Mr. Mc
Adoo that sentiment throughout the
country wns rnpidly crystallizing In his
favor, that his friends; would liko to
hove him permit his namo to bo pre
sented to tho convention nnd that they
were certain ho could be nominated
Gratified by Movement
Mr. McAdoo's telegram follows:
"Your telegram of Juno 17 requires
an explicit- nnd immediate answer. I
am profoundly grateful to you and my
other generous friends, who, with such
spontaneity nnd unselfishness, have,
without my solicitation, ndvocatcd my
nomination, To cause them disappoint
ment distresses me deeply, but I' am
unable to reconsider the position I have
consistently" maintained, namely, that
I would riot seek the nomination for the
presidency. I cqpriot, therefore, per
mit my name to go before thq conven
tion'; this-, decision: is -.irrevocable, as
fib path of duty seems, fo-rne clear and
unmistakable.' "' ' ' '
""The considerations which eompelltal
mo to resign as secretary of the treno
ury -nnd director general of railroads
after the armistice in 1018, in largo
measnro still prevail. I must have a
reasonable opportunity to rehabilitate
my private affairs and to mnko thnt
provision for my family which, in times
of peace, is at once tho.sncrcd duty nnd
the cherished desire 'of every right
thinking mnn.JJTavlnff been out of
office less,tlmrghteen months I have
not yet 'been able to accomplish these
objects. Moreover, a presidential cam
paign Imposes upon the candidate un
avoidable expenses which I nm unable
to assume, nnd which I do not want
my friends to assume.
Declares Victory Certain
"The record of the recent Republl- I
can Congress and the platform and
candidates of tho Republican Nationnl
Convention mnke Democratic victory
in the next election almost certain.
Victory will be 'Certain if the Demo
crats adont n strnielit forward, un
equivocal, uncvnhlve. honest and liberal
platform and put forward candidates
who will command public confidence.
"Wo must stand squarely for ratifica
tion of the Lcaguo of Nations without
debilitating reservations nnd we must
be direct nnd explicit on the Importnnt
domestic issues. The times arc not pro
pitious for equivocation or for nppenls
to blind pnsslon or to doctrines of hate,
or for reactionaries nnd thoso who
would shut their ears to the great nnd
swelling voice of humanity which cries
aloud for the restoration of penco and
good will at homo and in tho world, and
for the opportunity to live in nn at
mosphere of justice, progress and
"I feel sure that my friends will ap
preciate the sincerity nnd propriety of
my position and that they will do
everything In their poNver at San
Francisco to assure tho continuation
of the enlightened principles and liberal
policies of Democracy. These are more
than ever essential to the security and
well being of tho American people,"
GLASS BOOM GAINS
Washington. Juno 10. "The refusal
of William (L McAdoo to oIIonv his
name to be presented to tho San Fran
cisco eonNention will result in the wag
ing of nn nctivo fight for tho nomina
tion of Menntor Carter Glass, of Vir
ginia." declared .Touctt Shouse, assist
ant secretary of the treasury, lost night.
Mr. Shouso expressed his views reln
tiNC to the cundldncv of Senator Glass
nfter receiving Mr. McAdoo's telegram.
TosAinion.N recently presented to the
Semite campaign expenditures investi
gating committee identified Mr. Shouse
as one of thoso participating iu n con
ference hero several weeks ago at which
the cnudidacy of Mr. McAdoo vtns dis
cussed. Mr. Shouso declnred thnt the move-
Coiitlnurd on Vast Two. Column rliir
TO BE COOL ALL DAY
Temperature of 55 Degrees This
Morning Lowest for Date Since 1891
A temperature of B," degrees' which
provuilcd earl.N this morning was the
lowest for this date sinco 1801.
Thcic is oNcty indication, the weadifu
miin sh.ns, thnt It will be cool all day
and he predicts thnt similar NM-nllier
will prcNiill tomorrow.
I'm lo '-' o'clock tho thermometer nnih
bearing out Ills pirtphfry for at that)
hour the mercury had ou1,n risen to 0"
I'nlesH thero is a quick change, sum
iner will mHko its debut in a foil at
mosphere. Summer begins officially on
Monday at 1:40 p. in.
FACTS ABOUT RAIL STRIKE
Pennsylvania and Reading employes who have quit here soy 2000 men
Officials of roads declare these estimates greatly exaggerated and say
there has been no Interruption of passenger sentco so far, though freight
service is impaired.
Men say they walked out' because decision of federal labor board on last
strike, promised within sixty days, was not forthcoming.
Dcinnnds mado when previous walkout occurred included : Increase of
pay for conductors ou tcrmlunl divisions from sixty-six nnd one -half cents nu
hour to $1.10, Increase to brakemen from sixty-two nnd one-half cents to
ninety-five cents, switch tenders, fifty cents to ninety-five cctlts, timo nnd
hnlf pay for Sundnys and holldajs.
TODAY'S BASfiBALL SCORES
ST. LOUIS..... 0 0 '
PHILS (1st s), -
FAMOUS SWEDISH DOCTOR DEAD
STOCKHOLM, June 18. Gustav Zander, the famoun Swedish
(Physlcinn and ioun'tler of the Zander system of mc'dico-nicclip.nlc
gymnastics, died on Thursday, ngetl eighty-five years.
MEXICO'S PROVISIONAL CABINET COMPLETED
MEXICO CITY, June 19 Salvador Martinez Alonila was ap
pointed secretary of the interior today, his nomination completing
tho provisional cabinet. Ssnor Alomia was formerly Mexican diplo
matic representative In' Guatemala. '
MRS. SMITH AND PLATT BREAK GOLF RECORD
!PIIILMONT, Pa., June 10. The record for the best gross score
since tho Trldolyn cup tourneys have been held was broken today
when Mrs. H. C. Smith and J. W. Piatt, of North Hills, negotiated
the sti" Phllmont courso In 78 strokes. The -previous record wn
made by Mrs. R. IT. Bailow and Max M.irston Inst year.
'BOY CYCLIST KILLED BY-AUTOMOBILE
George Griffith, thirteen, 3009 North Sixth street, was killed
about noon today when nis bicycle was struck by an automobile
driven by Thomas J. "Winters, Church road and Hunting" pike, on
Oxford pike near Old Soldiers' Road. Winters was held without
REPORT HUNTINGDON STREET CREWS OUT ' '
Sevcrol train crew3 from the Huntingdon street yards of the
Heoctfng were" reported to have gone x-ou "strike this iiternoou.
There nro only half a dozen crews working- normally at thl3 yard,
which is, however; of great import'anco to the Heading system be
cause it is here that passenger trains are nlndo up.
American Tennis Champion De-
feats Phila. Star for British '
Title in Three Sets '
PAIRED, WIN DOUBLES
Loudon, June 10. In one of the fin
est tennis mntches ever seen in (Jreat
Uritain William M. Johnston, of San
Francisco, singles tennis champion of
the Fnited Stntcs, defeated William T.
Tilden, of Philadelphia, in the finnls of
the London lawn tennis championship
tournament this afternoon.
Johnston won by the score of -l-O,
A record attendance of scvcrnl thou
sand persons saw Johnston win the
championship. Timo after time the
brilliant returns and counter volleys
evoked rounds of applause.
Moth players were in magnificent
form nnd served in tremendous fashion,
but it was Johnston's ferocious forehand
drivo which turned tho scale In, his
fuvor nt a critical stage in the third
set when Tilden opparently had the
mntch at his mercy. At this stage
Tilden led 4 to 2,with his service gnmo
In hand, and the mntch appeared tx be
his because he had not lost n siiigle
Here, however. Johnston captured
Tilden's service nnUIi faultless driving
without dropping o single point. John
ston folloNM'd in with his service game,
iu which Tilden raptured the first three
points nnd once again seemed to have
the match in hand.
Johnston, however, by terrific deliv
eries, cnpturi'd the gome and made, it
four-all. Johnston won his next serv
ice, thus leading ." to 4, nnd once again
captured his opponent's service, winning
0 to 4.
Johnston and Tilden won the doubles
championship by defeating K. Norris
Williams, of liiiloilelphio. nud ('. S.
(Snrlnnd, of IMttslmnJi, in straight sets
The score was (1 -IS, (1-4.
ACCUSED OF MANSLAUGHTER
Kcujnmiii CoUen, Ihirtj-lho jenrs old.
said to be wniitiil for manslaughter iu
Hostou, nnon nrrested Iin Clt Hill d
teethes at Thirteenth street nnd (ilrurd
nventin nt midnight. Local police hod
been asked lo look for Cohen several
months ngo and learned ho had joined
the merchant mnriiie und was at sea.
Cohen returned from a cruise lost week.
Ho had a room on KIcNenth street near
Vine. The accused man Is being held for
AFGHANS PREPARE TO ATTACK
London, Juno 10. A wireless ills-
intcli from Moscow today declares that
fcluin troons are conccntrullnir nt dm
iKriliin. Afghan frontier iu order to ut
talk the British in India.
VITAL CLUE FOUND
IN ELWELL CASE
Telephoned Young Woman in
New Jersey at 8 o'Clock A. M.
on Pay of Tragedy
WERE TO MEET AT STATION
New York, lunc 10. Detenu c who
aie trying to solve the mystery that
shrouds the murder of Joseph KoNVue
I Klwell. wealth turfman nnd whist ex-
, pert, in his home. L'44 Knst Seventieth
street, Iiono discovered that he was
nlivo and well nt S o'clock n. in. on
the duj his crumpled body nvos found
in an nrnuiiair. At that hour, h lias
been learned, he telephoned n young
woman who resides in a New Jeisey
city and made on appointment to meet
her three hours later iu the Pennsyl
vania Itnihoad station in this city. The
information wns furnished by n sister of
the girl to whom F.lwell telephoned.
"The disrotery that Khvell was alive
at 8 o'clock is of tremendous impor
tance," said District Attornej Swnnn
this morning, 'for it shows thnt in nil
likelihood he did not go downstairs to
answer the postman's light ring at 7 :."i,
and admit the mnn who killed him. That
mnn either came in with n Kej, anus ad
mitted bj KInnpII or some one else, or
Rllpped into the house nfter F.lwell tele
phoned tills joung wnuinii. '
V'Tha discovery lessens the possible
murder period from sixty -five to less
than thirty minutes."
Tells of Phone Cull
Dlwell telephoned the Noting woman
Nvhom he had met In Pnlm Uracil nnd
liiadti nn appointment to meet her in
the Pcmis.NlNHiiin Station at 11 o'clock.
the hour at whiih the train from her
liomr city was scheduled to nnivr. her
sifter said. She fixed the time of the
call ns between S nud SsIJO o'clock. Her
statouwrtit also seems to clear up the
Idcntltysof the mnn and womuu who
railed on the morning of the murder
nt the Khvell homo, and porth confirms
the statement of the taxicob driver u.ar
he took n .Noting woman there from the
Assistant District Attorney Jovce
suid that a short lime nfter the min
der NNns discoNcred it .Noung woman
colled the house on the telephone und
asked for Mr. Llwell. She said s!ic
had an uppoliitiuont with the turlmnii
nt tho Pennsylvania Station nnd In
riuircd wiiN he- hud not kept It. Cnir
tuin Walsh, who answered the phone
told her that IJInncII hud met with on
uccldenl. Khe then cuint- to tho hoiisi
in a tnxicnb and wus ucstloncil.
Slayer's Identity llelletfri Kiionnii
Assistant District Attorney Jojctt sniil
today thnt ho wus convinced that two,
ami possibly four persons, know the
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MEN IN WALKOUT
YARDS IN TIE-UP.
Failure of U. S. Labor Board to
Publish Decision on Demands
Given as Reason
DECISION EXPECTED SOON;
PASSENGER TRAINS RUNNING
Individuals Say 2000 Out in This
City Trouble Sporadic Be- (
tween Here and Chicago
Peunsyhnnin and Heading Itnilroad
emplnjcs nrc on strike ngnin. nnd
freight movement Into Philadelphia has
been seriously handicapped. i
The walkout began early last eve
ning, most of the men, however, not
leaving their work until midnight. Ad
ditional workers failed to report nt the
usual time this morning. -
The present strike is considered a
development of the country-wide strike
of two months ngo, though so far it is
localized. The men arc striking, they
ny, because the railroad labor board
has not published its ruling ou tho de
mands made by the men iu the formers v
The present strike has extended from
Chicago to Philadelphia. There are
strikes of minor proportions reported
also from other points. These nre at
Rurlingon, Iowa nnd at Denld, III.,
near St. Louis.
A'n important development in the
genernl situation is the nnnounccment
by the bureau vt investigation of the
Department of Justice here that agents
are nt work seeking to learn whether
there is uny connection between the,
longshoremen r strike in Philadelphia
and this. strike of the railroad men.
From Washington nlso came the an-'
nounccment today that the Department;,
of 'Justice was working on the lone-
shoremen's strllcp.tq learn whether tae.
I. W. W. is behind "IhalongsliQrcmen'a
Strikers Silent on Number Out' '
The strikers Iinvc advanced no definite ,
claim of the nuniber of men out. In
dividuals Iinve stuted thut there are'
about -000 men on strike. Neither the
strikers for the rnilrood officials have
gijjiti detailed figure? of uny sort. Some
of the strikers said this morning that
1,"0(t of the Pennsylvania Itailroad's
cinnloNfs have quit work.
Both the Pennsylvania nnd the Read
me KailrontlH issued brief statements
coil tiiis nfternoon. Moth statements
said thnt the strike hurt affected the
lines very little. Neither rood has so
far been compelled to cancel iiasscnger
The Pennsylvania Itnilroad announced
that onh two of its freight yards are
nffi'i ted bv the strike. One of these Is
the (ireui'Nvirh Pier yards, where eighty
men. the entire yard force, failed to
rrnort for work this morning. The
other is the Fifty-second street ynrd,
where three crews nud twentj -five cur
ilruppcis walked out.
Heading Not Hard Hit
Tin1 Heading in u similar statement
estimated that there were "several hun
dred" in. n ou trilto, hut said thnt serv
ice hail nut been scrbmsl imnaircd. A
more delimit' etiinate 1)N th strikers
puts the number on strike at varlouj
points ou the Iteudlug us follows: Port
Kichmoml Mini. L'Tn : Huntingdon
street urd. kr : L'rie avenue nrtl, 175,
uuil the siitnvu district, !I(K).
The Heading officials made public a
statement vent them todin by the rnll- ,
road labor board It follows:
"Tlie I'nitcd States Labor oMnriPan
nnunccs that It will make u decision nt
the earliest possible date on the re
quests for wage increase. ' railway em
ployes which -were f sented to the
board, in the reccnf .icarings held In
Washington und C ago."
Inasmuch as a nenring has not as
et been ghen to the representatives of
certain short-line roads and other car
riers which were not represented by
the rnllroatl executives' committee, the
decision will necessarily tovcr only the
niplojes of the ronds represented by
the executives' committee and of such
other rouds ns are properly before the
"Tie decision . howcNcr. nnIII cover
upprtnimutely .)!? pcr rent of the rnil
roail etnplnjes of tho T'uited States, and
it Is statctl thiitsthe bourti, ns soon as
pructicoblo. will give a hearing to the
representatives of tho short lines and
other carriers not represented nt the re
cent hearing, and ns soon tlicrcnfter as
possible n decision for the employes
of those carriers will nlso be mndc.
"The decision will bo effective as of
Mm 1. 111-0. and will npply uccordlug
to flic trims served, to all employes who
nre in the service us of .May 1, npd
who remained therein or who have come
into the service hi lire and remained
Then1 hns been a persistent rumor
t-lint tlie decision may be announced to
night Claim .Men Lose Itetroaclhc Hfiicflt
The Heading officials pointed out that
under tlielr Intel pretutlou of this notice
fioin tlie board, the men who have gono
out on strike hiiNc h so doing ilcpriaed
themsehes of the benefit of whatever
mroocthe ndvuuccs in pa the rnil
rood lubor bourd may grant
The striking employes held a meet
ing this morning nt Mrclinucs Hall,
Thirteenth and Arcli strrrt, attemled by
about KMXI men There was a meeting
ot Pcuus)lvnuln Itnilroad employes Who
nre ou strike tills afternoon, In a hall
nt Thirty-eighth and Market streets.
There will be another meeting theiq at
10 o'clock tomorrow morning.
Olhciols of both roads in Camden say
lh.it the seashore nui other Npnv Jcrn
scy i runic is normal, ,iuu mat (CNvcr
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