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VOL. VU-NO. 69
1' SENTENCED P3
10 SOLITARY CELL
FOR RESTJOF LIFE
severest Pessible Kidnapping
Penalty Meted Out te Cough Ceugh
lin Baby's Slayer
SAYS BABY STILL LIVES
AND CAN BE RECOVERED
Aneuste PnRnunle. "the Crank."
was sentenced this morning te life, im
prisonment, solitary confinement, for
the kidnapping of thirtoenrmenth-otd
niakcly Ceughlln. Sentence wbb lm
posed by Judge Swartz In the County
Courthouse nt Norristown.
A few minutes niter ecing sentenced,
"ilie Crank" told ShcrlfM Hamilton thnt
hU confession of the dentil of Hlakcl.v
was fnlse, nnd thnt the child was still
"After nil this In ever," he said, "I
will tell you nil nbeut it, nnd you can
get the bnby back."
Hy "all this," Pnsquale refcrred te
the signing of numc reus papers author
ising ueorge u. ijeugnnn, miner ei
ninkelr. te draw nil of the remainder
of the $12,000 ransom money which Is
en deposit in banks, and transferring
te Ceughlln tlile te the farm' at New
flrctna, N. J., nnd the Jewelry, nil
bought with the money. "The Ornnk"
did this veluntnrlly.
Sheriff Hamilton Is most emphatic In
asserting his belief that "the Crank"
is new telling ilie truth.
"I hcllove we will set the baby back,"
Jiidge Swnrtz suspended sentenre en
the second degree murder bill, holding
it in.hbcynncc. te be used In future
bhetild events make It advisShJe.
Solemn Scene In Court
There wn n solemn nnd imnresslve
feenc In the bright courtroom when the
notorious criminal, new shaved clean
snd with his long black hair neatly
trimmed. teod up and calmly listened
while ins tnte was eeing pronounced.
.Twice Pvnrtz was Rcathlnc In his
denunciation, but Pnsquale henrd hl
rienrintlens absolutely without a sign
either of resentment or shnme.
The proceedings wcrn brief. Judge
Swnrtz evidently hnd made tin his mind
jut hew he wanted everything done
Tint it wai done nccerdingly.
He lend his sentence nnd Imtnedl-
ilely nt its conclusion spectnters filed
'mm the courtroom, Sheriff Ilumsey led
"itinle out te the prisoners' room in
llic corridor nnd the next ense was
Ne .Time Is Lest
Tnurt opened nt 0 o'clock, but a case
" hrdulcd for thnt hour was net ready
fir trial. Judge Swartr cnlled nn oOi eOi
(inl te the bench nnd sent him out te
I lm corridor. Twe minutes Inter Sher
iff Itiunsey entered, i'nsnuale with him.
and they took seats. en the front bench.
Net. ten "perteens -'In' tufl-1 roirrtreohv
uipw tlint the prisoner they hnd come
te see had entered nnd was among
them. Even bis closest intimates would
net have recognized l'asnuale minus
heard and bushv hair.
Mr. Ceughlln' nnd his wife, the
two centrnl figures, who sat en the
fimit bench en the far slde of the room.
seemed net te realize tlmt the iniiti who
hns brought tragedy into their lives had
Is the district ntternev here in the
I'nqualp case?" Judge Hwnrte askvd.
Trancls X. Ttentilngcr, district nt
tnrney, ree nnd walked, te the bar.
OfTcrrd Cliance le Speak
.Tiidce Swartz then turned te the" clerk
of the court nnd dictated for the
Present in the court ut 0:04 a. in..
the district nttorney, the prisoner nnd
letuihcl for the prisoner. The court Is
readv te impose sentence, but 1 will
hear nnythlns that the prisoner hns te
I. Aubrey Andersen, Pnsnunle's
"If the court please." he snjd, . "I
hne again asked the defendant whether
he dexires te sny nnythiiig nnd he hns
replied thnt he docs net."
"Let hjni stand up," directed Judge
I nsdunle rose and there was nn
Iniidible gasp in the courtroom. He was
le entirely different from the bearded
man whom the people had seen nt the
trial en Wednesday that the spectators
were taken completely by surprise.
Again Pasnuule (coined totally In
different te the proceedings. He steed
calmly, with no twitchinc of the fnclal
muscles te lietrnv nervousness. The
long hands that held his cup in front
f hiiii were motionless. He did net
even moisten his lips in the approved,
fashion uf people who" nrn buiclug them
K'Ivcn for nn ordeal. Apparently this
was no ordeal for him.
Hns Nothing te Say
"Aucustn 1'nhinifile " sniil .Tiw1i.ii
Swartz, "i am about te imnose sentence
U"in jiiii. If you wish te sny anything
in. j our own behalf, I will hear you.
J Ki mmi?"
I'asoiinle, with nil eyes upon him,
shnek his head even n little longer than
, "Ne, sir," he said evenly nnd dis
tinctly. 'Sit enun." iltriictnl the rmirt mwl
the prisoner resumed his scat.
l he judge then began reading is
prepared sentence, it wns:
It is useless te say anything in this
cae. Urn ci'iieUlcx. llu deceit, the
wickedness, the hiird-hearteduess en
Muir part ns well ns your past' life
kiiew that your conscience Is se beared
Hint anything I may say will net In
any way Increase the burden of the
I mil sure I de net wish in nv
nn) thing in court te diminish this bur
den 01 in (HIV wnv 111 lm n snllrcn nt
relief or comfort te ou.
"I lllll serrv I ennnet Itmincn tli.. nv.
lremi.t penally of the law the. electric
clinlr because your crline In rcnllv l...
kering 0f such punishment.
Praise for'State Pellen
The coiniiieiiu'cnlili illil .ill ii.ni u
could dn with the evidence nt Hh oem-
emnii. iJiiigent inipiiry wns made and
'nnllnueit en I'uge Twe, Column Twe
5 BARRELS OF RUM STOLEN
Thieves Take Saleen Man's Stock
, Away In Trucks
Robbers breke into the cellar of Hugh
A,..nrnty J1?00 2'ertl1 rif"1 htri,(,t.
""ns me night and get nway with five
xt1,? of whisky, valued at $2000.
v,;'el Af'iey maintained a saloon m the
.' i6.trc,,t ni,('fc,,s' The whisky wns
tilr ,a.a suueellnr. Tlt doers lead
Cu? a ,l,, s!rcet wera broken, and the
7Si carr f'1 out nd C(fted away en
truck, Delice believer
Entered ah Secend-ClriM Matter at th
unuer tna Act or xuarcn u, leil
WILLIAM II. KAU
Wcll-lmewn photegraulicr who
tiled last night
Noted Photographer Had Larg
est Establishment of Its
KNOWN ALL OVER WORLD
' William II. Kau, one of the world's
best-known photegrnphers, died sud
denly nt 0:80 o'clock last night at his
home, 2207 North ThlrteenJh street.
He was Rly.five years ehl.
Mr. ItauVustalned a nervous collapse
Sunday and .was dangerously 111 from
the first, nis wife and two daugh
ters were at his bedside when he died.
The daughters are Mrs. William Ha
den, of Collingswood. N. J., and Mrs.
Kcnrick Smith, of this city.
Funeral services will be held at 1 :.10
o'clock Monday afternoon from the
Mr. Itnu hnd devoted nil his life te
the art of photography. His commer
cial photography business- at 238 Seuth
Camnc street, is said te hove been the
largest In this country, if net in the
Mr. Haii was a native of Philadel
phia. He was official photographer of the
Pennsylvania Itailread and the Lehigh
Valley Itailread. He was n member of
the Professional Photegranhers' Asse
ciatien of America, the Professional
Photegranhio Society of Phllnilclnlilii.
i thp National Oeographlc.Secieti:, the
PcnHsylvatilnr-'Academv ofihe (Finn
Arts, the Pennsylvania Historical So
ciety and the Kiwanis Club.
Olie of the highest distinctions ever
wen by a photographer wns accorded
Mr. Itau for his exhibition of photo
graphs at the Si. Leuis exposition,
where the French government awarded
him the purple rlhbeu uild silver pnlm,
making him nu officer of the French
Mr. Itau was n member of the Tran
sit of Venus expedition, sent te the
southern Pacific in 1874 by the United
States Government. The expedition 1
wns sent uiienru the famous man e war
Swatnru. The expedition party's chief
objective .was Chatham Island, 500
miles east of New Zealand, requiring
circumnavigation of the world.
Later Mr. Itau worked with William
Jacksen, of Denver, whose pictures of'
the American Indian and of the Yel
lowstone National Park are famous the
In 1881 Mr. Itau went te Egypt,
Arabia and Palestine ns operative plio plie plio
tegiapher with the expedition sent by
Edward L. Wilsen.
Mr. Itau established hlscemmerclal
photography business in this city in
188r. lie wus official of the Lewis and
Clark I'enteunin exposition' nt Portland,
Ore., in 11105. Later lie toured Mex
ico with Jehn L. Stoddard, and pre
pared the photographs for Stoddard's
One of the best examples of Mr.
Itau'N weik is the famous colored trans
parencies in the New Yerk terminal of
the Pennsylvania Itailread.
The photographer's collection of nega
tives is said te be larger in scope than
that of any ether photographer. "
PRESIDENT DISCARDS CANE
Washington. .Nev.'-20. illv A'. P.)
President Wilsen is new nbie te walk
about the White Heuse without even
the aid of a cane, it was stnted today
officially. He uses his wheel chnir only
for the purpose of nn occasional relaxa
tion, it was said.
White Heuse officers declared thnt
the President's health Imd'Wi.fnr im
proved ns te make it possible for liini
te address Congress in person when it
convenes next month, but that Mr. Wil Wil
eon had as yet made no definite plans
te de se.
NEXT WEEK'S WEATHER v
Unsettled for First Half, Fair for
Remainder, is Prediction
Washington, Nev: 20, lif A. P.)
Weather predictions fer.tlje.vye.ek be
ginning Monday rire :
North mid middle Atlantic stntes
I'lisettled and rain at beginning nnd
ngnln about Thursday ; otherwise fnir ;
Seuth Atlantic nnd oust gulf stntes
Lecal rains at beginning nnd again
Thursday or Friday; otherwise fair;
WOMEN BREAK BREAD PRICE
Bake at Heme Campaign Forces
Bakers te Capitulate
Teledo, .. Nev. 20. (Hy A. P.)
A campaign begun a week age. in which
members of the Housewives' League
pledged themselves te bake their own
fireadt Ad said te have been responsible
for nn announced reduction of from
nne te two cents n lenf today.
Fer several months the price has been
eleven cents for the small leaf and sev
enteen for the large. The new prices an
ion nnd fifteen cents.
It was announced that many bakeries
ar? tnklnjr Inventories preparing for Mill
DIES AT HIS HOM
Ptwtomec l Philadelphia, ra,
NAME R. W. BGLLING
IN SHIPPING BOARD
Wilsen's Brethor-in-Law In
volved in Alleged Offer of
$40,000 for "Favers"
MONEY TO BE DIVIDED
AMONG FOUR, SAYS BANKER
Hy the Associated Press "
New Yerk, Nev. 20. It. W. Ilelllng,
brtitl.cr-in-lnw of President Wilsen
and treasurer of the shipping beard,
was named In- connection with n $40,
(100 bribe alleged te have been paid by
a .Stnten Island shipbuilding company
te procure unusual favors from the
beard, in testimony before the con
gressional committee investigating
shipping beard affairs here today.
Tucker 13. Sands, former vice presi
dent of the Commercial National Itank,
Washington, testified it was his under
standing that .$1800 lie "lent Polling
against his note," and of which Uelllng
already has pnid back $300. was Iloll Ilell
Ing's share of the "$40,000 bribe" of
the Wallace Downey Shipbuilding Cor
poration for unusual shipping beard
SandB said he understood that the
$40,000 was te be split four ways be
tweeu himself. Uelllng, Lester Blsler,
former shipping beard secretary, nnd
a man nnmed Kraner.
Sands ndmlttcd that he hnd in nn in
terview with Alfred W. McCann, re
porter for the New Yerk Glebe, mnde
allegatlpn of the alleged bribe which
was incorporated In an affidavit, u
photestatic copy of which was sub
mitted te the tjeard today prepared for
his, Sands' signature.
TO SEIZE BREWERIES .
JGN0RING DRY ACT
U. S. Adepts Drastic Policy Against
Manufacturers of Illegal Beer
Washington, Nev. 20. (Hy A. P.)
All breweries manufacturing beer con
taining mere than one-half of one per
cent of nlcohel will he seized by thu
federal government. It was indicated
today at the Hureau of Internal
Hureuu officials said an annlysis of
beer brewed in u number of places wns
new being made nnd that, where the
product was found te exceed the legal1
limit te alcoholic content tffe govern
ment would net te enforce the lnw.
Cincinnati, Nev. 26. (Hy A. P.)
The Jacksen und Hernuceurt breweries
of this city were "scnled" today by the
government ns a result of the seizure
il'huriday.'of..saniplesef beer, inniiufnc'
tured by the two concerns.
'FRANCE AGAINST SOVIET"
Unaffected by England's Resump
tion of Trade With Russia
Paris? Nev. 20. (Hy A. P.) The
foreign office announced today that n
resumption of trade relations between
England nnd Itusshwlll net change the
attitude of the French Government to te
wnrd the Helshevlki.
France Is just as much opposed te
ueullug with the Helshevlki ns it wns
last August, foreign office officials said,
when France officially informed England
thnt It would net join In the trnde
negotiations conducted lu Londen.
Haverford Spirit Runs High as
Football Team Prepares te-
WALTON FIELD A PICTURE
Walten Field, Haverford, Nev. 20.
Like the battle colors of warring Mists
the Garnet of .Swarthmore nnd the
Scurlet nnd Illnek of ild Haverford rose
en high here today, curling aloft In the
breeze, n varicolored pngeiint of life
against (lie dull, blue background of
denuded branches encircling the field
where the Quaker of Swarthmore and
the Quaker of Haverford prepared te
unleash their mightiest stalwarts lu
their annual classic of the gridiron.
Ilnverferd's (inlet, old English set
ting wns a vastly different jftcene from
that which it usually presents, a gnla
day despite the fenrs n'f these who bore
thc Scarlet and Black. Fair women
and equally fair ce-eds from Swarth
more, old grads, many of Philadelphia's
leaders in business and ' professional
lines, men whose names rank high
among the community's lenders; ethers
from New Yerk, Ilristen, Haltimere and
ether cities nnd who claim one or the
ether of these colleges for alma mater,
enmu back te root just ns lustily nmi
often mere se than the most partisan of
students) nnd the latter In crowds,
adding tilth sometimes almost hysteri
cal gaiety te the scene.
Walten Field presents n thrilling,
picturcsque scene, wltbf the milling
throng, the packed stand and thu stu
dent cheering sections pressing close te
the side Hues, In the Swarthmore
camp bueyinrl confidence lu their vet
eran machine is evident, perfect belief
that Haverford Is due for n defeut of
thorough measure, while grlmuess per
sonified is reflected among the sup
porters of Haverford.
With the same team that last out
wits returned victorious, Swarthmore
has every treason te be confident and
await onlyfhe size of thu final ijeore.
Haverford has the nlr of 'mystery,
sort of expectancy and hope placed en
the brilliant forward passing game that
Coach Mike Hennctt Is known te have
developed te step thu Garnet or, rather,
in nu effort te Hitsoero them. . Out
weighed ten pounds te the man, Hnver Hnver
feril . is bunking en the speed of its
backs, the rangy flcetness of Its line te
meet the superior weight und expnrienre
of Dr. Mercer's warriors.
Forty-one years age they enme te-
Coeflnurd en re Twe, Column BU
BATTLE SI NA
PHILADELPHIA,, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1920
0VERBR00K WOMAN BURNED
TO DEATH IN CALIFORNIA
Mrs.- Th'emas B. Shrlver's Dress Ig
nited Frem Fireplace
.Mrs. Themas H. Shrtvcr. of 020
North Slxty-Tdurth street, Overbroek,
was burned te death yesterday morning
at her winter home In Pnsndenn, Calif.,
according te telegrams received at her
home here nnd by her parents In Allen
Mrs. Shrlver's dress become ignited
from an en fireplace as she was 'dress
ing her stepson, William Shriver. -ten
years old. Her screams nnd thnt of the
child attracted Mr. Shriver, who was
upstairs, but by the time he enme te
the rescue his wife wns enveloped In
Heth Mr. Shriver nn his son, Wil
liam, by his first marriage, were badly
burned about the hands lu their nttciript
te save Mrs. Shriver, who died as a re
sult of her burns within a short time.
Mrs. Shriver wns forty years old. and
several years age married Mr. Shriver,
a wealthy retired cattle dealer lnOver lnOver lnOver
broek. The family went te Fasadenu
en October 14, and had Intended te
spend a year In California. Airs,
Shrlver's body will be brought te her
home here for burial.
The home of the Shrivers In Over
brook is In charge of William Herman,
ElUDE DETECTIVES' TRAP
Then Man, Lured te Camden, Is
, Beaten and Robbed
Detectives in Camden, given n mys
terious tip thnt a held' up was planned,
trailed the man expectcd te be robbed
for ten hours yestcrdny. Nothing hap
pened. Twe hours Inter Jehn Dough
erty, the man in the case, wns lured
te Camden by a faked telephone mes
sage and was beaten nnd blackjacked
nnd then rebbd of $12 nnd a geld watch
Twe years age Dougherty was the
central figure in another Camden hold
up, for which Lewis Hcuuvente, of this
city, Is serving n long-term sentence.
Camden police believe last night's
attack en Dougherty te be part of a
well-laid plau for revenge by Henu Henu
Dougherty is n driver for n Phila
delphia pie-baking firm nnd serves u
Shortly before 0 o'clock n phone call
te the office of Dougherty's employers
was iu effect: "Send a dozen Immedi
ately te fill a rush order." The order
came, presumably, from 11 customer
whose plnce of business' is lu Airy
Dougherty was glv'ii the pies and
told te make the delivery. He crossed
the river en the Vina street ferry, ami
near the Camden Herse Hazanr prop
erties, net fnr from the ferry station,
three young men jumped en his wagon,
uttneked Dougherty with blnckjacks and
bent him almost into uuconscieusness.
Then they robbed him of $12 und his
geld watch nnd chnin nnd escaped.
Dougherty was treated for cuts at
the office of a Camden physician, and
Ilie nttack was reported te the police.
They learned thu Airy stieef patron of
yie I'hilndelplila unit nnd net seni in
any order for pics.
' MAGISTRATES SWITCHED
t-i'J- .r.-sCjr jclii."
Mayer. Names RenshaW te Replace
K '-.. .. ft. ft..! nia.!.
uilievq III WBIi.iai wiaiimi
Magistrate Henjamin II. ItenshnW
wns named today as 11 committing
magistrate in Centrnl Stntlen te replace
Magistrate Itebert ('arson. The change
is effective) December 1.
The appointment, made by Mayer
Moere, Is nnether move iu the admin admin
istratlen'H new drive against crime. Ne
laxity has been nttributt'd te Magis
trate Carsen, but it is understood th
Mayer desires 11 clear slate all around.
Magistrate Itensliaw, who wns u
committing magistrate at Central Sta
tion during the Klankeiiburg ndmiu ndmiu
istrntieu, will alternate with Magistrate
Mecleary in disposing of cases brought
te City Ilall.
Prestige Menaced by Demo
cratic Defeat, Laber Leader
SEEKS TO SAVE LABOR
Hy CLINTON W. GILHEHT
StnlT TorreHpendent i:rnlnif Public I-cum-(LofWeM.
1910. bu fulllc LcleirCt.)
Washington, Nev. 20. Samuel Gom Gem
pers is plnylng masterly politics. Even-
one here watching (he meeting of the
executive council of the Amerlen,, P,l.
cratlen of Laber recognizes that Com Cem
pers is a great politician, one of the
greatest in the world-adroit, shrewd,
swift at turning disastrous corners,
.usiur uinn any one en the earth except. I en
in. mi,!-,, j.iu.vn w cerse.
The election left him in a tight place,
with n party thnt he had opposed In
power. It left organized labor in a
tight place, having foiled utterly ns a
politico! force nnd having lest the power
te strike efrcetlwuj', ns a result of the
bad turn In business that has brought
Men asked, What will Samuel Coin Cein
pers de new? 1U is answering that
question in the meeting of the execu-
"", """". iiiiswering ir in u wny te
mnkc people take off their huts te his
"V11"' is pia) ng the game te
jcet out of tl. tsiht place nimsel or?
te put It mere fairly, perhaps, te go
labor out of the tight place, and. in
cldentnlly. te. retain his authority bv
making himself ouce mere indispensable
te the organization.
Clever Move te Shield Laber
The object of his moves is te save or er
ganled labor, threatened with a pessl-
iLl T1 llt'"" I'-OB,l,m ,,f miti-striker
legislation, and with a pessible program
favor ur the open shop; and te save
Himself because be has saved labor
He may fall. In bchnvler. organized
labor may net live up te the premises
Mr. (.einpers is making for it. The
aiiti-t.eniperK men in the organization
may commit sabotage. Hut his clever
ncss and resourcefulness nre iinnilstnk
nble, In a few days he has done much
te conciliate public opinion. He has
made many people hope he will succeed.
Perhaps he hay made Herbert Hoever,
Continued en I'nie Te, CelunnFIi
II QI'dHtinu.. Tl , 1
RALLIED BY .MAYOR
FOR WAR ON CRIME!
Moere' Lays Down Law te Su-
Summoned te Office
CALLS DETECTIVE S0UDER;
C0RTELY0U NOT PRESENT
The challenge given society by
daring, resourceful pest war creeks Is
te be met with the full force, of this
city's power, Mnver Moere today told
high officials of the bureau of police.
The Mnver hurriedly summoned the
bends of the police bureau nnd nil the
cnptnlns te n meeting in Ills office,
where lie "Inld down the lnw" te them
nnd placed the Irsuc squarely before
These tiresent were Superintendent
of Police Mills, Assistant Superintend
ent Georte S. Tempest, nnd Cantains
William J. MeFadden
'Fadden, James J. Henrn.1)cr of thc r.pgislntur'. r.pgislntur'.
eily, (.eorge W. bmlley. ferC) be minority lea
Nicholas J. Kenny nnd Jehn J. Noen.
The pollen officials entered the
Mayer's office nt 10 o'clock, leaving
about an hour and n half later. Super
intendent Mills wns the .last te depnrt.
Mayer Calls Souder &
A few minutes later Alfred I. Sou Seu
dor, captain of detectives, was ushered
into the Mayer's office.
Director Cortelyou was net present
nt the meeting. At "his office It was
stated the director was home ill with n
cold. The Mayer's office Inter declared
the director's nbsence was net te be In
terpreted ns meaning Mr. Cortelyou
hed been ignored by the Mayer.
The meeting was in line with the
Mayer's recently announced intention
of assuming direct control of the police
situation here for the time being. All
police cemmnnders are te be held te
"strict acceuntlbllity" for their areas.
Sixty sharpshooters will patrol the
city en speedy motorcycles te stomp out
the banditry nnd lawlessness, it was
announced nt City Hall today.
The armed gunrd will patrol In pairs
en motorcycles, one man. armed with
two revolvers, driving, and the ether
nrmed with a sawed -off carbine, riding
in the side car.
Te Cheese Mobile Patrel
Werk of cheesing th" mobile patrol
will begin nt once. Only the best mnrks
men with revolvers nnd carbines en the
force, nnd men who nlse combine the
ability te drive motorcycles, wlll be
Several dispatch riders who saw
active service in France carrying mes
sages en motorcycles for the nrmy nre
scheduled te get u chnncc in the new
Unit of the police bureau.
(Iu addition te the "flying srjuadren,"
four detectives will be placed in charge
ftijrt -vn7fl,ghl- tbdlffrtfmenchwtthK'
will stay at headquarters until needed.
The armed guard Is pert of Mayer
Moere's plan te reorganize the entire
police bureau, as well as the defective
Lieutenant of Detectives Jeseph Le
strange, head of the squad for detecting
automobile thieves, is said te be the first
man scheduled te lenve the defective
bureau. ' Captain Alfred I. Souder also
Is slated for dismissal, It is said.
May Promote Creeden
Detective Jehn J. Creeden mnv be
slated for promotion, ns the higher'offi higher'effi
ciuls already have signified their ap
proval of him by making him bend of
the nrmed guard.
Creeden Is an expert rifleman nnd
revolver shot, und is getting In touch
with patrolmen en the target teams of
the various districts, ascertaining which
want te join the new force and which
" The duty will be a dangerous epe.
Plnns call for the prevision of specially
constructed motorcycles, which mnv be
partially protected by armor. The mo
torcycles will be e n special type, se
us te give the guards an even chance
with bandits escaping in motorcars.
Along with the inauguration of the
new patrol, Superintendent of Police
Mills nlse is working en some plnn
whereby the nrmed guards may be
called te the scene of n crime hi the
shortest possible time, se us te facili
Itllles Already en Hand
This part of the guard work will be
decided upon while the applicants are
training and the motorcycles are being
Uindc nnd deliveipd. The men selected
will be chosen after a competitive ex ex
niiiinntien iu riding nnd sheeting from
among nil the applicants.
The rillemnu will net necessarily be n
preference, se th.it In the event of in
moiercjcie (iriyer. nut nueh will get the
jury te the driver, the sharpshooter will
no ami te taue his place.
Likewise, the driver necess-arlly will
net be a sharpshooter, but oxnerf mr,
torcycle drivers who are handy with re- !
veivers iiuiuruiiy win get the call
Itllles te equip the squad already are
baud. They are the entilnnu.',,!- n(
one of the companies of home'guards
formed here during the war. The weap
ons are of geed make nnd In excellent
couditien. All hnve been tested and
found te be In geed order.
ACQUITTED OF EXTORTION
Furey Net Guilty en One Charge In
Arnsteln Case Held en Others
New Yerlt. Nev. 20. (Rv A. P )
Fdward II. (Rig Hill) Furey. who at
tained notoriety in connection with
New Yeik's alleged .fe.OOfl.OOn bend
theft plot involving Jules W. (Nickv)
.w'lisicni, us piiiiuive musier mind, te- 1
day was ncquittrd of n charge of at
tempted extortion in connection with
the burning of the steamship Occanlcii
at Montreal mere than a )enr age.
It was alleged that he. w-ilh James
Koeno, a Montreal private detective,
had Intlnlntei! that he would charge
Charles G. A. I'lltch, president of the
Hnltlc Steamship Ce. here, with par
ticipation in the burning of U, ship
unless l'fitch "came through" with
At the trial Furey denied nltempted
extortion, asserting that he nnd Keene
visited I'lltch merely te procure in
formation ns te who wns interested in
the limit and who had insured it.
Indictments voted against Furey
charging him with criminally receiving
stolen property and with grand larceny
nre still pending, and he was sent back
te tlie Tombs te nwnit trial en them,
TO CALIFORNIA TetirUt Itrnlnr mr
from .Waihln(iv I). ,. via Nw Orl'an!
MV. ..i.l . . ' ..
FuhllBhcd Dally Kxefpt Bunday. SuWrlptlen I'rlce 1 a Tear by Mall.
Copyright, mail, by Public ledger C'empiny.
Jersey's "Lene Democrat
Plans Peter Pan Party
Sele Minority Member of
Heuse Wants Nenparti-
' san War en "Old Fogies"
Runyon, of Belvidere, Will
Net Be Busy Except 24
Hours Each Assembly Day
Ilu n Staff Corrcaiienitrnt
Helvldcre. N. J Nev. 20. Youth
has new become n plank lu a political
A yearnge, the town of Ilelvldere, In
far-northern Wnrren county, N. J.,
elected a mayor en this plank.
And, en this same plank. 'he same
town has elected the name youth te the
New Jersey Stnte Legislature nnd thorp
he proposes, if possible, te gather about
him the ether members who nre nctlmlly
or approximately youthful nnd wngt wngt
strenueus warfare against old-fegeyism
and the mess-backed reactionaries.
Incidentally, this same youth has n
man-sized Jeb cut out' for him lu Tren Tren
eon. He will be the only Democratic meijj.
ire. no win, tnerc
lcadcr of the lower
Heuse. The law rcniiires that the
minority party have representation upon
Se, in nddltlnn te his private law
practice and his duties en the fleer,
this energetlce young fellow will be u
member of forty-nine important stand
ing committees nnd no one knows hew
many special ones.
Needs Lenger Day
If he does without eating nnd sleep
ing, lie will have twenty-four hours
daily in which te perform nbeut sixty
two hours necessary work.
All of which introduces Mayer Harry
Runyon, of Helvldere.
Helvldere is a thriving and alto
gether delightful little town of some
2000 inhabitants. Ever) body knows
B0LSHEVIKI RESUME ATTACKS IN EASTERN SIBERIA
PEKING, Nev. 20. The Belshevikl have resumed their at
tacks against the anti-Bolshevist forces In Eastern Siberia and
have captured Bergia, en the trans-Siberian railwny, 225 miles
southeast of Chltn. General" Seirreneff, anti-Bolshevist Cossack
leader, is operating from Manchuria station, seventy miles south
east of, Bergia, und many of his troops have entered Chinese
territory nnd been disarmed.
DE CASTRO HEADS NEW PORTUGUESE CABINET '
..LISBON. Nev..20. A new Portuguese cabinet has been formed
by Alvare Xavicr"de Castre, at
Jttozameique, wne wui ncr. as premier nuu minister or tne interior.
The portfolio of foreign affairs lias been intrusted te Doineuges
Perlcra, former premier, nnd Scnher Cunhalcnl, minister of com
merce in the Sllvn cabinet, will bq minister of finance.
FRANCE TO SEND QUOTA TO VILNA
PARIS, TTev. SO. The French government will co-operate with
the League of Nations in supplying Trance's quota of troops te
be sent te the' Vilna region for the preservation of order during
the plebiscite te be taken there for determination of the political
fate of the djstrict, it wns stated today nt the foreign office.
The opinion was expressed that five thousand men probably would
MAN ELECTROCUTED ON TELEGRAPH POLE
WAYNESBURG, Pa., Nev. 20. Charles E. Miller, un empleye
of the West renn Power Company, was electrocuted while at work
at the top of a telegraph pole. His body was cut down by a fellow-worker.
MTADDEN THIEVES GRIFFITHS VIEWS
tAKtK M KtWAKU
Society Weman Declares Bey-
ish Voice Over Pheno Asked
Mis. (ieorire 11. McI'mMim .1,. 1!,,, '
Villnneva secietj matron whose jewels
were stolen last month, bus been in
direct touch with the thieves who took
her famous SISOO.OOO pcnil necklace.
Mrs. MeFadden said tednv she bore
no nninieslty ngniilst the thieve-, realiz
ing that own criminals must live, but
hoped they would accept her offer of
N.'t0.IHH), the rest of the stolen jewels,
ficednin from prosecution und return
Ilie uccbjni'c wit, K ,.,,,, j,,nv xvi,j.,
was the finest piece in the stolen col cel col
lectien Mis. McFiiiIiIcii said that two weeks
after the theft a bejlsb oiee had called
her mi the telephone and asked if she
wanted te get her jewels bnck,
"I said indeed I did,"-Mrs. MeFad MeFad
eon related today. "The voice then'
asked would 1 enter into u business
preposition. 1 said t lint 1111 husband
did all Iho family business, but be would
be home iu an hour uud asked the caller
te telephone again.
'The yeling man did se, and my hus
band talked te him. He deuiiinded
$1.1.000 in $10 bills, which my bus
baud was le take te 11 lenelj spot in
some weeds ut n distance from our
hoine. lu letuni the )tung uinn prom prem
ised te tell hew we could gel the jewels
bnck. uud where they were te be found
"Mr. MeFnddcn demurred ut the re
quest te take se large a sum of money
te u lenel.J spot In the weeds, but
Ceullntini 01) rner, XwVi .Column Tlirri ,
Jersey's Neiv Assemblyman
Faces a Busy Session
Mavnr Hnrry Ilunyen. of Helvl
dere, N. J., hns been elected ns the
lone Democratic member of the .next
Legislature. Under the law, he will
He minority leader.
He minority member of forty -nine
He minority member of every
special committee appointed, num
bering a score or mere In an ordi erdi
Attend all sessions of the Heue
nnd speak for the minority party ou
Control nil minority appoint
ments; Receive nnd discuss legislation
with nil Democratic politicians' who
have bills thnt Interest them.
He ids party's representative for
all lobbyists. .
In addition te this, he has te take
care of bis private law practice In
Helvldere and keep bin new "League,
of Youth" orgninziitien intact in
everybody else nnd always hns. It is
hard for n big-city man te get the slant
en relationships then.
Fer Instnnce. if )ou go there seeking
the mayor, you nuturally make your
approach te his honor with the resjssct
ful deference with which you would go
te the second lloer of City Hall nnd
nsk for Mayer Moere. Yeu get oil the
train with n sniff of the keen Delaware
vallcv meuntnin nir and you go into
the station te nsk thc ngent for in
formation. "Cnn you tell me hew te get te Mayer
Ruuyen's office?" you ask.
The station agent "studies" n mo
ment. "Well." he says ilnallj. "I don't
Cnnttnurd en Pnxn Twe. Column Onn
present higfh commissioner In'
REICHNER AS SON
Aged Man, in Deposition, Tells!
of Regard for Nephew Many
Geerge Griffiths. wiahln lemeil
nmijulartiirer. of Win no. l'n.. c,..,i.i.
lephew. Leuis 1 Ueichner. who
1' Griffiths' HOWCI- lif ntlm-m,..
jightiif a son.
MIS OUO Of (llC OOfslnnillr.,. r.
turesTu 11 lengtln deposition, given hi
Mr. Grilliths te attorney representing
him and hi, niece, Mrs. .1. ij. Kurtz
who 1ms sought te have the old mini
Ueelnred incompetent nnd n gunrdian
nppein.ed. T,e deposition wsea ' v
&" .' "J"'rN. "."ll,'v In feinmnii
iin. " ' IM',or' -""iKe Me
m rJ''n'''- X"' I),,r,n. sent bv
.AICI 111 nn ,.. 1.. ..
in... v . ''"'mine 1110 ngei man
LS.".V,M,ny' te "" "'""'"' I'" renl.1
....... ,,,,,,..,,,, n, reported nt the
Was of Sound .Mind
i..M-f"i,rin IK'I.,"',11 "ked the medical ex
peit whether 111 his opinion Mr. Griffith
had been of sound mind when he went
from Philadelphia te live iu Wayne
some years age. "njne
Dr. Dercuin nnswoj-ed in the affirmn-
, .''.,,..! "'-'1 '" '! nnd
.MIIII.I- .hciuiipii expia ned t mt thus
I ,.IV. ,,'"t htaRwl m. the fact "t
Mr (.rlfTith's mental ability te choeso
his own domicile. If Mr, OrlfflMm wi
I...1 , rt .... . .
.. ...... , nil,,
Ceutumwl n !'( Tw, Column raw
' open in:
eve , ','? 1 ,",. ,,,n.t "'. ,,rl"B '''
hnV I.'" Jl"ls" s hiimbers m,ght
In. 1.1," .'"""'"'I "tW upon his
cm ' 'i 1 "'''""""i ,,f llis Ih'f.rmltles. s
ictired life, and his ndvnnced ngc
PRICE TWO CENTS
AS SPROUL PLANS
Governer Decides te Help Sen Sen
aeor Crew Fight Grundy'3
BACKS S. A. WHITAKER
TO RULE STATE HOUSE
A battle royal In state politics is nr
today with the knowledge that Governer
Sproul bus thrown Inte the discard
plans, for the re-election of Kebcrt S.
Spongier, of Yerk, as speaker of thi
State Heuse of Heprescntntlves.
The Governer's candidate for the)
speakership is Samuel A. Whltnker. of
Pheenixville. Chester county, a nephew
of Federal Judge J. Whlteker Thomp
son and 11 grnndncpliew of former Gov Gov
Mr. Spant'ler. who is sponsored hy
Jeseph It. Grundy, president of the
Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Associa
tion, announced today at his home In;
Yerk thnt be "is in the fight te thu
The injection of Wliitaker's name
into the situation, with. Goorner
Sproul's backing, is believed te mean)
that the volcano of factionalism is in
It indicates definite line-ups of sidejj,
thnt will struggle for control of that
next Legislature, due te convene In
January, the Governer and Sonnter
Crew allied ngninst Mr. Grundy nnd
the powerful interests he represents in
Penrose Holds Key
Senater Penrose's virtual isolation
has had its effect en the situation. The
sonnter undoubtedly holds the key that
would unlock the deer of victory for
either of the contestunt.
The Governer's championship of Mr,
Whltnker indicates there will be no
compromise with the Grundy forces.
Politicians were wondering today
whether the Governer has had nn nu nu
thexitativc "tip" from Senater Pen
rose, who has denied himself te all
callers for two weeks or mere.
Reports that Mr. Spnngler wns pre
paring te efface himself in order te
avert open hostilities were denied by
"I mil u bona -fide candidate nnd nm
in the fight te a finish," Mr. Spnngler
declared today ever long-distance tele
He snid be had received no word from
Senater Penrose directly or indirectly.
Mr. Spnngler was speaker of the Iat
Heuse of Representatives.
Mr. Wliitaker, the oandidnte favored
by the Governer has been a member of
the General Assembly since 1015. ex
cept for a period during the war. whoa
he held a major's commission iu the
fr" , -.'- .. . - - r-
ACTIONAL WAR ON
TO BEAT PAN LER
'Governer's Friends Confident
Friends of Governer Sproul sny the
administration is assured of n substan- .
tial majority in the Heuse of Hepro Hepre
sentntives and Whltuker's election,
with administration support, is n fore
Administration policies will hnve a
safer course through the Legislature
with the speakership held b) u man
definitely committed te these policies,
the Governer's friends soy. Geerner
Sproul recently stated that Mr. Spang Spang
ler hud been fair te the administration,
but it is understood there is no wish te
take chances with 11 speaker who U
neutral or potentially hostile.
The apparent break with Mr. Grundy
lecalls circumstances of the national
convention, when the -Grundy forces
among the Pennsylvania delegation
were the first te break 11 wny from the
Sproul candidacy for the presidential
3 MEN ARE INJURED
IN FALL FROM TRUCK
Tailboard Dreps and Plunges Ship
workers te Street
Three men were injured, one serious
ly, when the tuilbeard of an auto truck
cnrrjiiig fort) New Yerk Shipyard
workers, dropped en Rmudwny, Cam
den. tedn , and precipitated u 11111111101
te the ground.
The men injured are Arthur Lam
bert. Mt. nphraim. skull fractured;
Authnti) Monehan. Mt. I'phrnlm, N.
J.: I'dwurd l.uetb.v , l'eiisauken, N. J.,
All of the men, including eiliers with
slight cuts and bruises, were taken te
I the Cooper Hospital.
The men were en route te work nt tht
New Yerk Sbipjnrd from Lindonweht
1 and ether points en the wn.t te Gloiucs Gleiucs
I ter at ilie time of the accident.
j NINE DIE IN NEW YORK FIRE
Feurtcen Families Escape or Wera
ncr.uca in Mpanmeni maze
New Yerk. Nev 20.- 1 Hy A l)
Nine persons, constituting ever) mem
ber but one of two entire families, lest
their lives here cnrlv today in a fire
which dcstreMsl a lio-ster apartment
house. Finn toen ether families escaped
or were icscued b) 111 omen.
Originating, lire authorities say, in
a bab) carriage en the first fleer of the
brick structure, the tire swept upward
through open stnirwnjs. cutting off es
cape through the balls. Nearly 100
men, women and children, elm! in night
clothes, swarmed te the firciPM'npi's,
sonie making their way te thff ground,
while ethers huddled terror-stricken nn
platforms iu midair until carried te
Ali the dead were found oil the fifth
and toil fleer after tluj flumes had been
NEW ORLEANS DOCKS BURN
Damage Estimated at 12,000,00(1
Caused by Water-Frdnt Flre
New Orleans, Nev. 20. (Hy A. P.)
Damage estimated ut approximately
$2,000,000 was caused bj a water front!
flru here today which, it is believed, wnj
started by sparks from a locomotive,
The flre started at the Desire street
wharf and swept up nnd down stream,
leveling the new ('u)iini fruit anil
steamship wharf and virtually every
thing between the Deslre and Indepeni
dence street decks, 11 distance of an
proximately 2000 feet.
Considerable damage was denn Ui
the steamship I'oncelet. an nil hnrnlm
vessel, recently completed by thc Foun
dation 0, for the French Lute,
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