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i VOL. VII. NO. 264
Entered na Second-anas Jlmlir at thy t'oilofllcn nt niltadalphla, Pa.
Under the. Act ot March 3, 187B !
PHILADELPHIA, WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 1921
rubllahtd Dally Rxrent Sunday. ftubscrlntlon Trice I A a Tear by Mall,
ejopyrlnht, 1021. by Public I.edai-r Company
PRICE TWO CENTS
J' 1 r
GAS. RISE BILL VETO
URGED ON MAYOR AS
BOON TO UNEMPLOYED
,.' AS Hi if kt Arl
nnousanua uui ui um
Cannot Afford Increase,
-He Is Told at Hearing
iCONDITIONS IN HOMES'
OF POOR DESCRIBED
f-Ziegler Hints U. G. I. Poured
Money Into New Jersey
tm nonuin nw HftMn
J.BIU unv ..r,..
:' Reference to Faith in Moore to
I ' o Right Thing Brings
Jfmy families, with their brcadwin
Sirs Idle, cannot afford to pny n higher
price for gas, Mnyor Moore was told
tftdar by opponents of the proposed ton-
, .. nrlce boost. They sold tho
United Gas. Improvement Co. should ue
f ome of it Mirplii" enrninus Instead.
I The Mayor's reception room, on the
I ecend floor of City Hall, was jammed
f with representatives of various bust
! ni and community orRanlxntlons who
j urged Jtr. Moore to veto the Hall ordl
V 'nance, Increasing the price of gns from
Jl to $l.ii'.
The Mayor began sounding public
opinion on the gas question yesterday,
when he gate a public hearing to thoe
J who favored approval oi me gas diii,
J Shay prominent financiers, business
atn and lawyers urged the Mayor at
TMterday's meeting to give the V. 0.
I. Co. temporary relief.
Major Sits racing Crowd
The Slayor sat at n lonj tnble today.
f ficingJhe crowd. At his right was
1 Howard It. Shcppnrd. a member of
' the municipal gas commission, and on
i his left was Assistant City Solicitor
f Sir. Moore had been detained for a
J (cir minutes with several Coimcilmen,
' but opened the meetinq; at 11 :0S
o'clock. He speke clearly and vigorously
utter uniting for n burst of applauu
to die down.
ti "The Mayor wants It dearly under
ffeod that he has positively not indi-
' ratfd whether he would or would not
sin the ordinance, " he said. "It Is the
purpose of these meetings to obtain
public cws and it would be unfair to
r ill concerned If he hat preconceived
iews on the subject. "
"It may be that these lumoir. have
bren started to affect the stock market,
but If the people are foolish enough
to buy or sell on mere rumors, they are
foolish enough to lose, tliclr money."
Mr. Moore then announced that those
who wished to speak shoull raise their
right hands, Fouiteen hands went up.
Sirs. Marion 1.. Cohcn-l'olak was the
Ulg Sisters I'rgo Veto
A veto of the gns ordlnnnce was
urjed in a letter fiom the Hig Sisters.
,' read by Mr. Cohen-Pulak. who Is ex
ecutive secretory of the .lewisli
Women's Organization of Social Work
, ers. The letter was drafted by the His
j Bisters' Board of Directors.
,- "The members of the Hig Sisters, an
erfinization representing orer one
thousand Jewish homes, plead with you
to veto the bill," the letter pii.sp.
"Tho IT. fi. I. lias had a very profi
table contract with the city and if, at
1 the present time, tt is losing money by
thl fact thnt thev intilil tint iinvsihlv
foresee the present prices of raw ma-
I' irriiu used to maue gas that is a fnc
they should he willing to face and pay
, to. M
.' turn.... . ... ..
j. ven pnnr canny tieaierR nati con-
k tricta during the war with the sugar
fpii frt. ...n . , i- ... ..
p-pound, when householders were buying
&;'Li.or rl8,,t Cfnts' these contracts were
tf Still rnrrlnil n n.i.l .... .. nn. A .1...
, ,, ".'. 'i,L ..III. 1.1. UIIU .UI1IC I" III.
V "lief of these little men. Whv should
yju- as the representative of the parly
i it EPCOnu nart in '"e- contract with
tne U. 0. I., sase them from the loss
most business concerns are taking today
these reconstruction times, when
toer would have bitterly opposed you
nterfcring in the dajR thry were amass
n over a 520.O0O.OOO surplus?
niso Now Called Unfair
"Wngcs are going down, raw; mate
rials are also returned to a more normal
Pncc anil If corporations are to be re
iieved of their nsreements during lean
JtV?ml ' ue heyond Intertcrence In
,.l . A..oncH- il i!i unfnlf " 'he cltl-
"Tifi hlRolt-v whom j on represent.
.i i rlty iH D0W 1 ,Il(! tiiroes of
&p,0fmci!t nni1 tlli', 'lty ennnnt af
i,Si.V.Tlcr ih ronditlons to pny the
rjohbltive price om conl. and onv action
d;?,l.lrS.Jl",t:v111 tnr,,w Krcnter bur
oen on them for heat Is to he deplored.
o, .upl0acl w,,h ivo" ' refuse to hand
thl. i? ninnc-T "' tIu' iineiuplfvVed 1n
ma...iy I! a '""'Poratlon that Ihh
S ' ml "T from Its contract d
Its W?ri,n ,llr(,ntP" to refuse f ay
Profit .'lfb.t. m,,cf U Is Br,,,,,,,(1 r
,V L n ,thT '"' times tr-i. t hey
rmadeln the best times."
Sees Conditions of Poor
Suiiplemcntliig il,,. statements In the
..ir,JI"- '"hen-Polak said:
' Peon', si ' . mimes oi tne poorer
i' ndPr?:... . an.,;."f .l,,,! re out of work
3u!n. fi i ",lm tn. 'nake ends meet.
l.tor.T.u1..'. "" .nter. These
tcdenoVwi ",,Ti c'curicity and have
1 Mould lit " ?ninK of 'n1" ordinnnce
t0Mtil?k; U,rr 'Iifflcl't 'or them
u La,0.n,B- 'nt nut a heavier bur-
wh eh nr i l,,n.rlnlll organizations,
load." alrcmly "rrylng n heavy
The Mayor asked :
! the poor" .?'nK" i,,,,,n ,he hnraNI nf
1 to tffe ,;, rmf. rnJ y0,,r Attention
t mount nf .,. '".'''r P0" ot me tola
I Wse,.'. 0f glls "" l fr lighting pur-
! ..!" Cohen. l'olnlc r...lin.i .1...
. ." "? Peool .i,.-V.l". '".""" "i'"
' rlt are 1 Ik- 1" v Vlm,f" 'or welfare
' USM "lfh5St,M!, .' '7 nr 0fte "''J
'"nted ingti,o,,ro!;rat "' '"'
Wan'?,' ' i'0"""!!. irpristentins the
as ho addressed the
on Twe Tour, Column Two
Says U. G. I. Poured Cash
Into Jersey Fare Fight
The United Gns Improvement Co.
poured funds Into the light mndc by
traction Interests In New Jersey'
last year for higher fares, K.
1?. Zteglcr. of the United Huslncss
Men's Association solif todny at tho
public hearing on the gns ordinance.
Mr. Zicgler snld that "a big man"
advised him the company's loss in
profits last jenr wn due to the
menoy It. used to boot New Jersey
trolley fares for coinpanles in which
it held nn interest.
YOUNG WIFE HELD IN BAIL
WITH OTHER MAN AS THIEF
Anna May Evans, Also a Mother,
Accused by Huoband
Clurence Hire, of Avalon. N. J., nnd
Mrs. Anna May Kvuns. twcntwwo
j cars old, the mother of n sixteen-month-old
baby, were arraigned before
Magistiato Mecleary at Central Station
today, charged with larceny.
,Thc charge was mnde by Thomas
jvhite. OHIO Walton avenue. Mrs.
Evans' father, and her husband, Charles
Evans, of the same address. They
charged that the oung wife nnd Hlce
bad gone to the Walton nvenue house
during the absence of White nnd Evans,
and packed two trunks with hoii'e ar
ticles valued at $100.
o,I.t.wns c,lla,rRc' that they had taken
SbO in cash besides, nml lm,l .n. i
Douslasvillc. l'a. They were arrcstcdi
White testified that he took his fnm
II v to Avnlon every jear. and there
his daughter met Hlce. The husband
testified he had warned his wife against
Hire severnl times.
Magistrate Mecleary held the oung
man, who nlso is said to be married,
and the young woman in $500 ball each
MEDICINAL BEER RULES
TO BE ISSUED JN FEW DAYS
Blair Won't Walt Much Longer fop
Congress to Act
Washington. July 1!0. (Hv A. P.)
Hegulntious covering the use of vbecr
nnd wine fnr medical purposes will be
signed within a few da) a unless pro
hibitorv action is taken by Congress,
Commissioner Hlnir announced todn.
The tlnnl draft of the regulations is on
liis desk nwuiting signature.
Action has been defened for months,
he said, upon assurance of Senate
leaders that Congres, would nuickly
determine Its attitude toward meilicinnl
beer but with the postponing of pro
hibition legislation in the Senate to fa
cilitate, passage of farm measures, ap
paiently further delay was In prospect.
I niess definite assurances nf congrcs.
slonnl nctlon could be received within n
day or two, the Commissioner snld, n
would he the duty of the bureau to
promulgate the regulation.
PALMYRA TO HAVE SEWERS
Ordinance for $175,000 System
Passed After 15-Year Battle
Palnura. N. J.. Julv I'll. The Pal
invra Township Commillee Inst nilii
passed on the third and final rending
mi imiinnn-i- ior inc construction
of a $17.", 000 sewer system.
This section apparently marked the
successful culmination of a fifteen-.iear
fight by progressive citizens font sewer
system. On two different occasions
in tho past movements for building of
sewers hove gone down to defent after
bitter battles between tho pro and nntl
Last night's hearing on the ordlnnnce
was In marked contrast to a similar
meeting n )ear ago, when n great ciowd
of hostile petitioners appealed anil
started a contest which resulted in
the defeat of the movement nt the
fall e'ection. This time there wns not
one , voico of protest, those present
being chiefly interested in extensions to
the proposed s)stem.
Tho Pnlin)ra Chamber of Commerce,
which hns made remarkable progress
in membership anil intlucnce since Its
organization Inst winter, engineered the I
pmcntjew erinovcme.il. ,
MATHUES makes ready
I to the Navy Department snld bomb
U. S. Marshal-Designate Expects1 ing tests ngninst the former Cieimnn
Senate Confirmation This Week
Frank 1.. Mnlhues expects to be con
firmed by the Senate as United Stttes
Marshal of tho Philadelphia Hist rid
this week he s.ild todny, on a brief vKit
to tho Fdeeral Kullding.
Mr. Mathups wns Senntor Penrose's
c.iudhhitc for the Job. .mil he receive 1
woid of the impendins confirmation m
u letter from the Senatir. If tin- Sen
ate ratifies bin Appointment on seheiliil.'
Mr. Mnthues will take office August I.
Mr. Mathues would make no com
nwnt on nn .irlier Mr. lenient that lie
plunuel to "hie" nil Democratic em
jdojrs to innk' room for KcpuhiiauN
COVER UP," AUDUBON TELLS
Ministers, Objecting to One-Piece Suits in Streets, Rush to
Defense of Towns Maidenly Modesty
Raincoats, bnthhniises, long stockings
nnd policemen bine been called on tn
preseno the maidenly modisty of Au
dubon. N. J.
No longer innj a maiden in n one
niece hathine suit nnd hare legs trip
daintily tliiough the strecU on her wa
to Ilnddon I.nke.
No longer, in fact, may n ninldcn clad
in u one-piece bathing suit trip in the
envl nns of Audubon or llaililon Lake
nt all. To enjoy the jrceiiom in tne
lake or the town she must udd a skill
ami stockings to the outfit.
(iiwn'lhn skirt and stockings, she
must wear a laincnnt or n cape on her
wnv to the daily dip.
These rules and legulntions as to
the comportment of Audubon s bathing
set come ns the icsult of an Informal
mutest of the ministers of the town
It wns complained that so lax linil
become affairs with certain persons
that Mime of the women went so far as
to do their shopping In their bathing
suits. it wns nothing for folks to
walk a mllo through tho town clad
Missing Sharon Merchant Tele
phones Wife Reported on
Way to Pittsburgh
SEEN WITH MAN AND WOMAN
By tho Associated Press
Sharon. Pa., July 20. Chief of
Sharon Police I.nnsdownc nnd his
men, together with Sergeant Y. II.
ft ray, of the State police, are hot on
the trail of Thomas D. Randolph, miss
ing Sharon business man.
Spurred by the $000 reward offered
by T3. V. Randolph, nged father of the
missing mnn for the nrrest and con
viction of the alleged kidnnppcrs. who
are snld to have demanded $30,000
ransom, police nt 2 o'clock this morn
ing located Randolph ot Franklin. Pa.
Rnndolph Is alleged to have called his
wife in Sharon over long-distance tele
phone from n pay station in the lobby
of a Franklin hotel.
Escapes Franklin Police
Reforc Franklin police could detain
Hnndolnh nt the request of the Sharon
authorities, the hotel clerk saw Ran
dolph -step Into his sedan at the curb
and drive off.
Sharon police were In, Franklin with
in "two hours. ThefT"f6llowe(r.anrHll
night chase in which the authorities
coveicd the improved roads lending in
nil directions from Franklin.
Chief I.ansdowno was readied nt the
Franklin police station at 0 A. M. He
had just tcturned with Sergennt Cray,
of the State police, and Lieutenant Pert
ltnnkin, from the Pennsylvania Railroad
Hoards Pittsburgh Train
He was called to the station im
medinte!) on his nrrival In Franklin h)
the station agent, who said that a man
answering the description of Randolph
appeared at tiie ticket window about
4 this morning, purchased a ticket nnd
hoarded the 4:0.") fast train for Pitts
burgh. The agent said he did not note
whether tho mnn arrived In nn auto
mobile or wns accompanied b) any one
to tiie station.
Woid wns immediately telephoned to
Pittsburgh tn watch the train for the
man. All way stations from Franklin
to Pittsburgh were nlso notified.
Chief l.ansdowne left Franklin soon
afterward with his men in automobiles.
The part) sped through Oil Citv anil
Continued nn Toed Four, Column On
ON warship by planes
Bombing Test Against German Bat-
t,Mhp 0stfr,e8and Postponed
i Washington, July L'O.tHy A. P.)
, A message from the I'. S. S. Henderson
I'liitiesnip iisnricsinnii oit tne Virgliilu
Capes had been postponed today because
of weather conditions.
"Commander of Air Force believes
ll impossible to operate," the message
The nttnek wns to have been the first
test of airplanes against a capital ship.
Norfolk, Va. .Jul) ''(). (Hy A. P.)
Iteeiiiise of henvv wenlhee ttututfli, tr !
Hie capes, nnval planes under orders
to take pnit in the bombing of (lie for
mer (ierman battleship (Utfrlo.-liuul
were held nt the base today until fur
ther orders, tho attack scheduled for
this moining being postponed.
only in the scantiest of .swimming out
tits. Lutheran Pastor Protests
The informal protest, voiced chief!)
I the Rc. Joseph n. Krout, of the
Lutheran Church, wns made to the
town commissioners. Ah n result the
Commissioners publicly cautioned An
duhoiiites that pTiradlng to und from
the bathing place in bathing suits, "not
even permissible at Atlantic City,"
The warnings no c-nni tlnnugli an
official notice printed in llio Weekly
Visitor, I lie Audubon paper, aud suggest
tliat legislation miht )ine to be re
sulted to if "ditregaiil for coinninu
decency isnlii)rd by a few thoughtless
ones is not embed.
liven if I he situation docs entirely
olcnr up and lc give tho (own Its due.
tho bolder sit Iris ranidh run to cotcr
hiilli-iioii'-c will be built it the Inke
ns first -aid props to permiinent tcnrtn.
In the meantime two policemen in
bathing mi I tn sit on the shores of the
Continued on raatj Two, Column Thrre
iiisHi'-. fi f. IBt . ' ... vsTM 2 jlB.. aK.lfivt dv
PiflliiTl I If SAYS BLACK SOX
OPKIDNAPPED'HN 1 ffl CROSSED BRIBERS
LITTLE ONES MOTHERLESS NOW
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mi'- '"w i -,v x "''? ' "-'" v ,?'1 3 '' iH
l.cilcer Photo fcerlc
Tho photograph shows four chil
dren of Mrs. Margaret LucalrctlicJi.
who was murdered In her homo this
morning in tho rear of 122 Spruce
street. Included In the group Is
an orphan girl whom Mrs. I.u
cairctluli was caring for. Tliey
aio, left to right: Annlo, six; Jo
fMlilne, nine; Kattlo Teimlui (or
phan); Victoria, two, and Mary.
The Insert shows Mrs. Sophie Pu
bis, who. It Is said, struck Mrs.
Lucaircllich oicr the head with
a milk bottle a moment before she
. PEPPER'S CAR
Wife of Attorney Holds Boy in
Arms on Quick Trip to
CHAUFFEUR IS EXONERATED
Louis Aldcn. four )curs old. of
I!r)ii Mnwr, was struck and seriously
hurt nt noon today by an automobile
owned by ficorge Wharton Pepper,
piomincnt Philadelphia attorney.
Mrs. Pepper wns riding in the car,
which was driven by Foster Heatty,
Investigation b) Chief of Police
Doungh), of Lower Merlon, exonerated
the chauffeur from blnme, ns the child
is snid to have walked from the side
walk at Hr,n Mnwr and Lancaster ave
nues Into the path of the car. Heatty
was lelcnsed on his own recognizimi e.
Mrs. Pepper jumped out of the ma
chine when she saw the child struck,
picked him up and hnldinz him in her
aims had Heatty diive to the Rr)n
Mnwr Hospital. The child was thrown
ahead of the mnchlne. The doctor's
examination showed that he hnd severnl
deep cuts and possible Internal injuries.
SEEK MISSING TWINS,
COUSINS OF ROOSEVELT
Leaycraft Brothers, Falling in Busi
ness Venture, Leave Home
New York, July 20. (Hy A. P.) -Seiirch
wns stnrtcd todny by the police
for Charles and Latrobe Leaycraft,
twent) -six-year-old twins nnd cousins
of the Inle Theodore Roosevelt, ot the
request of their brother, Reginald
Roosevelt I.en)craft. The twins linve
been missing from their home since
Reginald stated that nfter nn unsatis
factory discussion of a business venture
at their Wall street office, his brothers
snld they thought of shipping as seaman
on a transatlantic cssel or might go
The twins are described as 5 feet 7
inches In height. IfiO pounds in weight,
with fnir complexion, blue eyes and
Bees Halt Town's Traffic;
Swarm in Business Zone
Hozeman, Mont.. July 20. (Hy
A. P.) Severul huge swarms of
bees suddenly swooped down on the
business section )esterday and all
traffic for severnl blocks ceased for
over on hour.
Finally a city street foreman, hv
pounding with a hammer on a shovel,
mnniigcil to attract the bees to' a
park u short distance awn)'. Then
trnfiic and work was resumed.
Bill Burns Relates How Players
Won Third Game Con
trary to Agroement
SAYS ATJELL HELD OUT
Chicago. July 20. The Indicted Chi
cago White Sox players, after agreeing
with a clique of gamblers to throw the
1010 world's series to Cincinnati for
$100,000, became sick of the deal when
they were not paid the bribes promised,
nnd nt n meeting before the third game
decided tn play their best nnd win the
series. Hill Hums, accomplice in the
alleged deal and the States star wit
ness, testified today in the baseball
Urged by the nllcecd "fixers" to
win the third game to Improve the bet
ting odds, tho players snld they hnd
lost for two regular pitchers Clcotte
and Williams nnd would not win for a
"busher." Dick Kerr, Hums said.
Then, feeling they hnd been crossed by
the gamblers, thy)' double-crossed their
bribers by telling them they would lose
the third gnme. but distend won it .'5 to
(I. with Kerr pitching.
Attempts ot the State to have Hums
tell of a conversation with Eddie Cicotte
In New York, where the State claims
the alleged conspiracy wns formed,
failed when Judge- Friend sustained a
An hour before the opening of the
third duy of the trial the doors of the
courtroom were ordered closed, when
every sent was taken.
Hundreds 0f disappointed fans
crowded the corridors and waited out
side the Criminal Court Huilding to
watch the arrival of the former star
bnll pin) ers. who .vesterclny were ac
cused b) Hums of plnnnlng to lose the
series in return for S100.000 to be
paid by a camblinc sviullcnte.
(leorcc (lormnn. Asslslnnl Stulo's
Attorney, resumed bis questions con
cerning meetings in Cincinnati hotels
when Hums took the stntul.
"When )ou were In Room 70S of the
Hotel Slnton the clav of the second
game, what happened V" asked Gorman.
Saw Plies of Money
"Attell nnd severnl others were
Ihere." answered Hums "Attell snld
Rothsteln had $200,000 to bet on the
scries, but it was hard to get bets down
and be did not want to give me any
money. I insisted on nt lensl $10,000.
Attell showed me piles of money under
a mattress. Forty thousand dollnrs
was due the play era then Attell in
tnlking of Rothstein snld Rothsteln hnd
a private wire from New York to Cin
cinnati and some one said that Pitts
burgh gamblers were in on the deal.
I. don't know who snld thnt. Attell.
Hcnnctt and Mnhnrg were there. Sonic
pno said the Pittsburgh gamb'ers had n
hard time gettiir. inouer down.
"Attell then took SIO.OllO from under
the mattress and gave it to me I offered
it to MnhaTg. He wouldn't take it. I
put it in my shirt and took il up to the
players' room. I passed 'Kiel' (ileason
on thn way.
"Risberg and McMuilin were In the
hotel room I don't recall the others.
Later Clcotte nnd finntlil came in ami
I gave the $10,000 to Gnndll
"Tlii'rj were two othei p'avcrs
In qiic.-riou nnd nnsrwer form the te
tiinony was as follows-
Q. "What did the plovers snv? ' A
"(Inndii nid th-v had bn double
crossed. Attell snld they mut win the
third game the next dav so ns to im-
fontlnnrd on rni Four, Column four
KILLED IN CYCLtTcRASH
Motorcyclist Fractures Skull Trying
to Avoid Pedestrian
Robert Peters, thirty )cars old of
Mfi Fast Fifth stret. Conshohocken,
died in the Memorial Hospital early this
morning from n fractured skull 'siis
taineel when ills motorowie crushed into
a pole lost evening nt Tcrraie street and
Peters hod swerved to avoid ruiinin
down Harry Uoone, thirty-five )car
old. ot 41-10 Tcrraie street The mn
chlne skidded, hit Hoone, and then ran
Into the pole. Hoone sustained n
lacerated scalp nnel prohabl) internal
injuries. He Is In the Memorial Hos
pital. Peters had a wife and one child.
LANDIS FOR BONUSBILL
Judge Denounces Foes of Measure
In Speech to Wounded Soldiers I
Chicago, July 20. (H) A Pi '
Stating tlint wiint lo snid might he
renson for impenchment. Federal Judge
K. M. I.andls, in an address before
wounded soldiers nt Fort Sheridan
esterdn). denounced the foes of the
Soldiers' Ronus Hill and asserted that If
he were Pieslelcnt be would "lire the
whole outfit" at Washington, who weto
"getting In one another's wnv trving to
pass on thn uicrnns' compensation
"As ono man who sta.ved at home in
pence and security while you fellows
were fighting for our lives." said the
Judge, "I am against stalling off this
MAN WHO ATTACKS
Minnie Kiofor Fights Thug Who
Beat Aged North Shoridan
BURGLAR TAKES FLIGHT
WITH NO LOOT FOR PAINS
Mrs. Fredcriekn Klefer. seventy-one
years old. fought n fierce battle Into
Inst nlglh with nn Intruder in lier home
nt .'M22 North Sheridan street, nnd
finnlly was knocked unconscious bv
three heavy blows on the head with a
blackjack or similar weapon.
Miss Minnie Klefer. twenty-seven
years old. her daughter, wns attacked
In turn by the mnn when she leturneel
home nfter an evening with friends,
arriving probably ns he was delivering
the blows to hor mother.
The younger woman, though choked
and beaten, screamed for help, nnd
fought so fiercely with lists and nails
that the thief was glnd to let her go
nnd make a dash for liberty. He es
caped bv jumping a back fence. A
crowd of men helped patrolmen search
the neighborhood for an hour afterward,
but In vain.
Mother and daughter today" were
shaken by their experience, but not
seriously injured. Roth were cut and
bruised, and both the daughter's eyes
The mother nnd dnughter live nlone
in the house, which they own. They
lived them for n.nny eaf.s. then moved
away for something more thou a year,
and have occupied the house again for
the last three months.
Daughter Describes Attack
Miss Kiefcr today told the story of
the attack graphically.
"After supper last evening mother
and I snt ubout for awhile, nnd then
ns a cool breeze had sprung up, T pro
posed thnt she go to bed nnd get the
benefit of a good night's sleep.
"I told her I would go out and
spend some time with friends. I saw
her off tn bed about S:30 nnd then
left the house. It was about twentv
minutes to 12 when I returned. I
locked the front door nnd went upstnlrs.
My mother usually sleeps in the back
room on the second floor, nnd 1 started
In tn see if she wns nil right. I heard
n nole that seemed to come from the
bathroom, but thought nothing of it.
I looked in the back room and saw
the bed was unoccupied. I concluded
mother hnd gone to sleep in my room,
nnd turned the knob of the door.
"As I did so n mnn sprang nt me
lie threw one nnn around my neck, and
grnsped my fhront with his other hand
I screamed as loud as I rnnl.l before
he choked me. It was n loud scream ' American Legion nnd A. M. Hubbard,
nnd the neighbors heard it I was' l5r,t"'h vl,'l consul, that he would leave
terribly frightened, but fright seemed to ! ,h' rl,t-v immediately. Mr. Irwin was
give -tne strength I tore myself frt-' "rcelund feathered Mindav night and
nnd n be mnie at me again I struck I wn,rj,C(1 x" Ir", "l1" '"7lity.
him with all my strength. We fought L. lbp, V"" ,Tn, Instigated,, by the
nrounil Hie room for severnl minutes '
He was stronir. nnd bent me imm.r,.l. -"aim. nt I loricia. the Intter oxpner
fullv. but I managed to keep him off n,p" ,Jlr- '7''" Jrnm ,)In,m(' for alleged
and finally aw n chance to make a dash l,Tnfrl,,"K "f rn(,Ial "alitv nnel unpa-
for the stairs. I ran out on the stree triot.c utterances after which Mr. Ir-
screnming. and neishbors mine to mv ""' "ai'L!.10 J"011''1 R0 Nor,h-
nil!. ' I
Heats Him to Street
"I thit' I got to the street before
he did. He was frisHitened. fnn (.
-v i Kin io ine sireei neinp..
he dashen downstairs aud out into tho
ss: : "r: ".kbk njg'ss
soon n policeman came. We went Into1,
"i, .'.."" '""'- i..r 'i-'P nnu
sunn n poiicemnn came. He went Into
the house again nnd upstairs I found
with the intruder, told her s orv nlso "
"I don't know what time I, wns."
she snid. "I hnd gone to bed nnd wns I
asleep. Suddenly something nke He
I opened my eyes. d mere in n i1
.,...;,.ii,. i.. ..... v,.i "i
i .!.i.' .ii'i i
right out of here.
,",.... .,"""! u .,..,. wnni; l.et I
Vow. l.sien l,l..
if ou don't stm. xoor ,!,., i.n.i.' ' I
t, il, . ' '"," .
i ii si i you.
"I ken! on crv Inp for l.nln on. I i. '
sprnng nt me I fought him ofT as well '
ns I could. I'm stiff nnd sore in everv i
muscle from the exertion. He bent me I
badly, and when I kept on fighting he
struck me neaviM ovrr the head 1
flnn t L'nfiti it lint Im utfiinb ...-. .. ui. i i
;v iTiV ," . ".' nllt
they were hard blows, nm I ilon'i ,e. ,
member ant thing nfler the lant one."
i-i. ....... ..n. f....i-..-. . i i
he hnd n ihnnc to steal anything The
man is described ns nhout twenty -live
years old. nctlve and of athletic build.
i-.iini - in. iiii-m-u nniiy uemrP!
BOY GOING TO FIRE KILLED BY JITNEY
An unidentified boy, about ten years old, was struck by a
Jitney and killed nt Mt. Ephrnlm nnd Kalglm avenues. Camden,
early this afternoon. The jitney was driven by Fatruin Zebrowski,
1202 Moiton street, Camden. A crowd of children had been fol
lowing n fire engine going to n small fire, and, according to tn-i
jitney driver, the boy stepped from behind a machine going inc
opposite way into the jitney's path.
FAR EASTERN MEETING IN LONDON MAY BE DROPPED
LONDON, July 20. The suggestion thnt n meeting pie
limlnnry to the Washington disarmament confeience be held in
Loudon to enable tne British dominions to exprebs their view, ou
Far Eastern questions is likely to be abandoned, it was learned
in a wcll-iufonncd quarter here today. "Any and nU coufei
ences dealing with thebe two subjects will be held iu Atactica "
was the nbsuiaucc given iu this quarter.
PROFIT IN SODA AT 10 CENTS
. , i. I ---.-, . ii mi ,
inuiir, urriiKnc, wnhlO. oil., .Py ppuIh,
lisit nslnnu I Vrt... '..u r
and up. plus war tax. (
"" in ii- - iii .v l in k iiri i.i rnnru
W'hrn you llilnk of urllln.
think nf nillTINfl Adv.
NeW Vnrlr Dtm.mr... Cows I. --.- a n . ..
- i,,iv w7o ik uusia m. r. acneu Kequests Investigation ","',"'K imii i-usiie convicts
7' Cents a Glass rrm i -.. l'nrp wounded nnd ilamnge estlmnted at
NW v i , , if. m , 0f EI1,S l8land Char0" .fl(i(l.(K)l) was done, will pro. d nt once.
New Wli. July 20 - I he ,-ost of New Voile. Julv 20.- i Hv A. p I ' ajlnrdlng to Colonel ( A. Rook, see
pmiluction of I,.,, .-ream soda is 7a Commissioner of linuiiKratl.iu Wnllis I "-V "f Ue, I!?.'!r"' ,"f "IrrcteirH nnd
cents a glass. prominent pharmacy today forwarded ,., ,. Pepar.mc. of I "" ' , $ J 1(! elo JWl,,
make' ' rs mabiennlfif bi"1 I' ""i"'' ' I,nbr " "'""' ot "" V Sehcll. ! d" m"" $mm 'prisou ' 'WjTri
e customed ten cem " '",rR",K -If ii.le.1 bead of the law division at !'" ?. Prnnilnnit as the male con-
Th.'tUSV.MSnsfe.llnwK: Sirup '"" ''""' 'r "Prn hearing into nf' ',r ''"'leaders UJ?A I $
1 cent, milk 1 cent: lee ..rem., ........'. clfhres ul.1,.1, ... .1 i.. i.i . .,.,r0P...n!.,lJ',.l.r...r,",e,,,ll'rl, W"C placed
Seers Kisses of 1000 Girls
on Trip tcross Continent
New York. July 20. (Hy A. P )
7KisMibli young women between
here and San Francisco nre here
by warned flint they may be np
pronched soon by a young Irisli-Hn-hemlan
poet In n crushed opern hat
and khnkl biking suit nnd be nskeel
for a kiss.
Two young poets from Greenwich
Village made the rounds of New
York city editors todny nnd exhib
ited the champion kisser, who, .they
declared, hnd wagered lie could win
kisses from 10OO girls on n trip
across the continent.
This main attraction of the party,
refusing to give his nnme. said the
.voung women of Yonkers would be
given tlrsl chance todn)
MAN AGAIN VICTIM
Texan Suffers Redoubled Von -
geance After Seeking Ar
rest of Assailants
TAKEN AWAY FROM DEPUTY
Hy tho Associated I'ress
Mirevenort. I.v. July 20. J. W.
McKnlght, Nacogdoches. Tex., plumber,
who was beaten by mnskeel men nt
Tlmpson Saturday night, wn taken
from deputy sheriffs between Tenaha
and Center, Tex.. Inst night by uniden
tified men. tarred nnd fentbercd and
forced to submit to n surgical opera
tion, nccoreling to information received
Tcnalia. Te.. July 20 ( Rv
P.) I. W. MrKnisht. of Nncogdoches.
who wa nttarked curly Sunday morn
ing by a pnrtv of rakrd men nt Tuun
son nnd severely benten. wns taken
from ouModv of n deputv sheriff late
Inst night by another party in motor
enrs. The bnnd sped through Timpson
enrly todn), firing volleys of pistol
Mr-Knight, a plumber, enmex here
yesterdnv to secure warrants for tho
nrrest of omo of hi nssnllants of
Sunday, whom he snid he recognized.
County officials arrested him for enrrv
ing concealed wenpnns. nnd stnrtcd with
him for Center, the county seat, when
he wis again seized
Miami. Julv 20. The Rev. Philip S.
Irwin, a Hritish subject and rector nf
n Negro Presbyterian Church here, nn-
nnunceei nfter a meeting yesterday with
i other clergymen, local officers of the
'..id. ...... ..in. kj .,1-Ml.,). 1 llllltTIJIl
SHOT BY WIFE IN QUARREL
, . .
Manufacturer Wounded In Both
Lecjs During Dispute Over Suitcase
0f autombile spark nlucs. was shot
nn, uouud"d bv his wife Mrs I nnr
Li ell. i h s on-e last melt nfte? nn
f'h,r,rel,t'.u'.-, mL- t, Ct n-""1 'T-T
-w ' i : n' i , ,
MrSi I,lnC", Wns Pf" 'innVr nrrr-
' L" 'krfnn,f na"" "I'V ,,",I!S"!H.
weapon. Petectives said that Mr. 1
mil win about to leave his home with
wl,r i,:,., l. ll ,.i....i ;"
!'.'" 'laughter, w hn W in Now Ixindon
.. ......... - ii. ..I, in.
' """ " ."'". '"n '.nupn' n.-nl n
qunrrel which uilniinated in the shoot
Ambassador Child at Naples
Naples. Julv 20. -i liv A 1' )
Richard Washburn Child the new
Anieriinn Amhtssadm- to linh . arrived
i . i ... . . '
""p '"'my wim ills tnmilv. on hoard
ilm cir...,.,i.;.. t.. :.i.... .!... ,...."
New York. He wns met hr i?r,nii
.. . - : .........i
mitt Itimtlicr. i utilise ni .if tlin ..,,.
b.is : Homer M. Hylngton. the ,, r,-
.111 Consul here, nnd the s.afT nf . I e
i . ' ' ' l MM
U. S. OFFICIAL ASKS HEARING'
j... . . .
ounsei tor .Mr Schcll declared the
uinrges against him were inspired by
jealousy and a desire for rcenjo on
the part of other Klls Island employe!,.
-" " ns nni i.iriiry in sirnn tncseis
MOTHER SHOT DEAD J
BY UNSEEN HAND AS, i
BABY CLINGS TO HER 1
Mrs. Mary Lucaircthch, Rear of
122 Spruce St., Slain Follow
ing Quarrel With Neighbor
MAN SOUGHT AS SLAYER
IN SQUALID ALLEY ROW
Mrs Margaret Lucatrctiicb. thirty
five yenrs old. renr nf 122 Spruce
street, was shot nnd killed this morn
ing by nn unidentified assailant, whlfn
one of her five little children clunr
to her skirts nnd the others looked on
! in horror.
j She wns in the midst of n quarrel
jwithsMrs Sophie Dubis. thirty-fivo
!'0;;':" , ,!'' ," "PiK,,bor'
chnrged. hnd just struck her with a milk
botHc. when the shot sounded.
The little court where the slaying"
occurred is four feet wide and Is
reached through an archway from
Spruce street. On the east side there
nrp three tinv two-story houses and
on Joe other side a high fence
I he drainage runs down the center
of the narrow street nnd the whole
court is filled with the reek of packed
humanity nnd sodden with the damn
new of walls rarely reached bv the
sun. Kacb of the houses has but one
room on each floor. The ground floor
is used ns kitchen, parlor and sitting
room and the families sleep on the
Just before 7 o'clock this morning
? ? IAi,iPai,ni,hcl,...Yns Re,tln brk
tnst. All of her children. xrept Mary,
ten. the oldest, were In the room with
her. Her husband, who has been out
of work for many weeks, had left the
court for a moment.
Suddenly Mrs. Dubis. who lives in
the next houe. came to the door and
renewed n quarrel which, neighbors
says, hits been going on intermittentlr
for weeks. The cause of the nrgument
has not been learned.
Ordered From Door
Mrs. Lucaircthch ordered her away
from the door and started toward ber.
Julio, her eight -year-old dauzhter. waa
clinging to her skirt. Mrs. rjbl, then
seized n milk bottle from the step and
struck the woman on the head with It.
it is said.
GIns splinters cut both Mrs. Lu
caircthch nnd little Julia. The
womnn staggered out on the steps. Then
the door of the Dubis home and the
ellm form of a man appeared. Just an
Mrs. Lucaircthch was sinking to the
slimy pavement from the blow, a shot
came from the DubU doorway and she
fell face downward In the drainage,
According to Mary nnd Julia, both of
whom saw the crime, a mnn 'ashed out
of the doorway from whic-h the shot
come, and mn out of the court. The
alley Is so narrow thnt lie had tn jump
over the body to make his escape.
Mary snys thnt Mr. Pubis ran a
short distance with him. but returned
soon nfter. stepping over the body and
entering her house. Police arc search
" '"" '
ing for John Dubis, who. they believe,
' is the slayer
, '" sparcliing the Pubis home police
from the Third and Pelancey streets
station found a rcvolter with oiie cham
ber empty, thrown under a gas plate on
the kitchen table. Pubi is employed
at the McCnhaD Sujar Refinerv on Reed
street wharf. He is thirty-ci;ht vears
Mr. Pubis nnd her four children are
under arrest in the Third and Pe Lancey
streets stntinn. John Lucaircthch and
the five children were nlso held for a
time Resides Mary and Julia, the
Liiinlrclhch children nre .Tosenhtne.
nine; Annie, six. and Victoria . two.
1 hey n'so have been caring fnr, an
oiphnn. Katie Tclmkn. eight years olfl.
who finds herself ngaln motherless. All
six of these youngsters have been taken
from the police station bv Mrs. Mary
MtimraK. iiir-' outh second street,
who will care for them at her home
for the present
The Pubis children are John eight,
Walter six. Hnrry three nnd Stella
ie police station the fill
.At the police station the full force
of the cntnsfrophe thnt hnd overtaken
' ,""m ."J" ,,nt XP" V", ri!ll,Ir7 , f"r
fT. l'V, " , They- ,nt clumb and dry-
nreil Ilk n tlinlt fnthn t. li.. Io t... ......1
i.i ... .. . .--" --
j ,.' i.. . . i.i. ..nil - rilllMlbril
! hv the shock. One of the officers nskd
Mary if she thought she could keep
house, nnd then the tloodgntes of the
i hlldren's grief were opened.
Julia, giving her version of the kill-
1 'ng. snid :
"I wns in the kitchen with mama
while she wns milking coffee. This ladv
1 i Mr. Pubis) came to the door and
J 'aid something to ninmn. Mama said
for her to en nwav nnd then went to
the step I grabbed mnnin's skirts and
I then this Inch grnhbei n milk bottle
i nnd hit mama over the bend The bot-
I l e broke and p-irt of it cut my knee.
' "The diinr next door opens nnd a
mnn shoois a pistol Mama ran a few
teps in tho alley and fell. Then a
mnn comes out of the doorway and
runs nwav "
Neighbors snj- the quarrel between
Mr Lucaircthch and Mrs Pubis wan
almost constnnt John Russo. who lives
in the other house in the court snld:
"I was just coming borne from work
hen I sow the I wo women quarreling.
ie was so common tnnt I did not pay
nnv attention They nre always fight
ing I was tired nnd went upstnlrs to
led .lust ns I Kot tin theie l heard
1 the shot and ran out."
PRISON RIOT TO BE PROBED
, Nine Leaders In Western Peniten
tiary Outbreak In Solitary Cells
Pittsburgh. July 2H ( Hy A P )
I'wo iiivestlcatlons into the fire nml
riot nt the Western Pmilcqtlnry here.
f. in. in. .in-.!.... .. 1.1..1. ..ti.i r . .
holl.fwlng tie initiation nf th
warden slnvestlgntlon nine male nrfa.
oners, alleged to IVe been rcsponslbla
for the filing of the buildings nn(i tfci,
riot, were placet! in solitary confjiffl-
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