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WEGLEIN GAS BILL
Council Head Will Reintroduce
Measure Providing for
600 B. T. U.
QUICK ACTION IS EXPECTED
Ttichnrtl Wepleln. iret!c!ont of Coun
cil, will reintroduce Ills gns menMire
today. It will cnll for $1 ruc with
the city receiving twelve nml one-half
centu, the company to provide (100 Hrlt
iih thcnnnl unit gnu, nnd contain i
tlnune nl'owins tie rlly to uitlnlrnvv th
relief ns oon ng the need for It tne.
It li the plnn of Mr Weglcln to
(authorize the nppnlntinent of 11 com
tnltteo of eight Councilmen The reo
Intlon will provide thnt one f'otincllinun
(from eneli of the eight Hvuutorliil dis
tricts ohall be appointed nnd in thnt
I manner every section of the city will
The ordlnnnce nnd noeoinpnnvlnp
resolution will be expedited In pnsHiige
throurii Council nn fnr nx nossiblc Mr.
iWegleln will not nsk for a reoexH of
Council so thnt the Transportation Com
mittee of the body can confide the
bills Immediately on their introduction
today as first reported. He said thi
afternoon that the ordinance and reci
tation will be carefullj considered nnd
he hopes either both will pntx or both
It Is Mr. Weglcln's intention to have
the councilmans- committee investigate
the gnu situation thorotiglil.x with a
Tiew to modifying the existing lensc
rather than drawing up n new leaic.
The consultation with ' others" will be
inserted so that the Councilmen will he
enabled to confer with the members of
the Oan Commission.
Discussion of the Mayor's veto of the
Hall gas ordinance will also be held in
Council today, but it is not t.'xpected
that the affair will get beyond the talka
tive stnge. as it is not believed that any
attempt will be made to override the
Mayor Moore Is expected to send n
inessage to Council this afternoon veto
ing an ordinance designating the plot
of ground nt Tenth nnd Lombard streets
as the Charles Seger lterrontlon Center.
Several hundred Negro citizens, mostly
residents of the Seventh Word, attended
a meeting in the Mayor's reception
,-oom. City Hall, jesterdav, nnd urged
the Mayor to veto the ordinance.
The combine in Council is expected
.o pass the bill over the Mayor's veto.
Councilman Hull, Vnre leader, ha in
dicated that he will "have something
.pleasant to snv" if the bill i" returned
with a veto. Some time ago the Mayor
'named the South Philadelphia l'lnv.
tround In honor of I'h.vllss Whentley.
p Negress who became famous for her
A few weeks ago Hall introduced nn
(ordinance to name the recreation center
pftcr the late Charles Seger. organiza
tion leader of the Seventh Ward.
'K. OF C. PLANS AMERICAN
. WELFARE WORK IN ITALY
'Will Raise $1,000,000 to Start
1 Campaign Under Pope's Patronage
San Francisco, Aug 4. Hj A. I1.)
'At the request of I'ope Benedict XV
the Knights of Columbus have decided
to raise $1,000,000 to inaugurate Amer
ican welfare work in Italy, it was an
nounced at the international Knights
,oi . ominous annum convention nerc
today. The fund will be raised bj pop
ulnr subscription among the member
ahlp of the order.
, "Pope Ilcnedict has requested this
itrMvlfv on tlm nnrt of thp Ivniffhts n(
Columbus to conserve faith and aid in
the mental and physical development
of Itnlinn youth." said Supreme Ad
vocate Joseph C. Pelletler. of Hoston.
,"It is our nim to go into Italy and
introduco Americnn welfare work, to
repay Italy in part the debt laid upon
America when Columbus, the great
Italian, found this Western world nnd
made It possible for Christendom to ex
tend Its sphere."
Mr. Pelletler ndded thnt It was im
probable that the Knights ot Columbus
WOU1U extenu us orgnniznuon proper
'into Italy, saying that the immediate i
plans called for the establishment of
an Americnn service renter in Homo
under the patronuge of Pope Iienedict. '
Supreme Knight James A. Flaherty i
announced that I'ctcr ivrantsr.e. or i in
cago. Consul at Luxembourg, lind tele.
graphed the first donation, S.10O0.
., WAITED 7 HOURS FOR GIRL
Mutt Have Been Powdering Her
Nose, Man Tells Police
Shortly after 4 o'c ock jesterdav
'afternoon. Nicodemus 7. Kimmel tool:
tip ft position nt the corner of Master
land Mascher streets. The policeman
jon the bent gave him the once over.
Every hour thereafter until 11 P. M.
'the policeman pus-ed the corner nnd
'there stood Kimmel. The policeman
dafed at him nnd Kimmel meiely smiled
back In a love-sick fashion. After
standing there seven hours the police.
,mon orrebteii Kimmel on the charge
of being n suspicious character, nml
took him tc he Front and Master streets '
"What were 'on doing standing n i
that corner for seven hours?" the house '
sergeant inquired. j
"I was waiting for mv girl," Kim
mel replied "She promised to meet
me at 4 o clock."
"So you waited seven hours for her,
eh?" the sergennt asked
"What kept her so long "
"Can't understand it," Kimmel re- ,
plied oh he was led to a cell, "(iuiss
she was powdering her noe." He will
be given n hearing todny.
SEE BUYERS' STRIKE END
Chamber of Commerce Finds Dol
lar's Power Again Increased
"The "bim-iV strike" hu- eiidiil and
the public is once more In the market
for goods, according to n i iirt lsueil
ycBterdiiy b the Industrial Ite'ntinns
Committeu of the Chamber of Com
merce. The public, the reporr declares, lius
learned that the dollar hns incieased In
buying power until thofc who have been
Ilylng on reduced Incomes have found
that their present Incomes equal or ex
wed n upefuluess those of several jeurs
Only two items of fiimilv expmse
have failed to drop, according to the
report fuel and rent. The committee
declares thnt It will make special effoits
toward n reduction In the cost of those
State Bureau Warm Tree Owners
HnrrisburK. Aug 4 Warning
against persons offering to spruv trees
against the Japanese beetle it ?.10 n
tree has been Issued by the State Du
Mirtment of Agriculture, which sets
forth that reports hove coinp to such
CKera oeins iuuud in me vicinity oi
lMladlphln, eseclHll) Klkins Park
'Ko Japanese beetle haB been found
Mtpwhere In Pennsylvania save In the
jMU'rectnviBu ana aiuo imc tninvuri"
IP fir, which i under qunrantiuo, and
it u oeen loumi wnicn win ue-
, toy we utpartment t
IN $6,000,000 MAIL THEFTS
Reeves Sounht In Connection With
Arrest of Worthlngton
Chlrngo, Aug. J. (lly A. P.) Mel
ville IlecviM. known to the police as the
"skyscraper burglar. " hns been Indicted
b) a Federal (Irund Jury here in con
nection with the arrest of John V
Worthlngton nnd the indictment of more
thnn n score of others, charged with
being implicated in recent mull rob
belles, It b.-raint' known today.
JI'vvo Federal ngenfF left today for a
Western city, the nnme of which was
kept secret, bearing a warrant for
At least two of thoe Indicted in the
case, which Involved the alleged re
ceiving nnd tampering with securities
taken in various mall robberies, will he
used as State's witnesses, it was lndl
cated by ofilccrs. One of these is Jo
.seph Stout, Chicngo broker, who hns
revealed much of Worthlngton's past
Now Yorli. Aug. 4 Agents of the
Hureau of Internal Hevcnue, led b
Spis'lal Agent Itorhp, of Chtengo, who
Is in charge of the round-un of the score
or more persons nntuod In the ind.ct- i
ment with John W Worthlngton. or,
tilteliouse. ns participators In the
poHtofflce robberies nnd frauds, aggre
gating SO.OOO.OOO. were searching hist
night for some stolen bonds which are
believed to have been stored in this
WOMAN DIES IN AUTO CRASH
Mrs. Alfreda Spangler, of York, Was
on Way Here
Mrs Alfreda Spnng'cr, sixty-seven
enis old, 707 West I'nnce--s street.
York. I'a . was killed instnntlv last
night when the autnii.obile in which "he
wus riding hit a motortruck on the Lin
coln highway nt 1-hiylesford, between
Herwyn and I'noli.
W. D. Vallette. 2110 West Ontario
sticet. her son-in-law. was driving the
machine here from York.
While n stendj tain was falling Vnl
lette w.is driving carefully through
Daylesford. Ahead of him n heavy
motortruck belonging to 'William Hny
den. n Ilrjn Mawr contractor, was
dragging a pasfcciiser car into the road
from the side of the highway, where It
had been "ditched."
The heavier vehicle had been going
at a slow pace, and Vallette snid it ap
peared to him as If it was srill mov
ing when he drew up behind it nnd at
tempted to pass around the rlfilit ilile.
However, he misjudged the distance
nnd craIied Into the rear of the truck.
The front of the rnr was demolish
nnd Viltrtte was cut by glass fro-n the.
windshield of hi car.
Mrs. Spangler wn related through
marriage to "nob" Spongier, former
Sportier of the State House of Hepre
sentatives. GIRL ADDS TO HIS WOES
Philadelphian Says Man Sued by
Soviet Tricked Her
A Philadelphia girl is adding to the
troubles of JncQ,iius Hberto Clbrario.
the youns man accu'ed of larceny o'
SMIO.OOO in funds of the Itusslnn Soilct
Government in two suits in the Su
preme Court and the Municipal Court
in New York.
Miss Yolnnde Rnvlli. eighteen years
dd. foimerlv of XKi South Twelfth
meet, uus -nj. enarges wini in. young
financier lured her ti New York nftcrl"" V""""-";,. ". "'" "'""' ": "i"'' i
thederth of her parents bv the pi onuse
of lucrative plsltlon. when his real
purpos.' was an imnvrnl one.
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She 4Uy, he offered her .Sn a week to '
act as companion to hi sister, and said
thnt lntei he would make a motion-pic
ture star out of her. She snvs she was
met bv his secrctnrv and taken to on ,
apartment on V est f-event -th Ird ,
street and Inter he took her to Ills
apartment. Miss Ilovclli is now in
Pridireton. N J.
URGES 1926 FAIR BOOM
Edmonds Warns That It Is Time to
G.oree W Udmonds. of Philndel- j Sons One Grave Not Found
phin. declared in Washington vester- : Chester, Aug. 4 After she had de
day, unless the people of Philadelphia dded thnt It would be best to allow
show some signs of action in connection
with the proposed fnlr in Philadelphia.
there will be no fair. "The fair might
just as well have never been eontcm -
Philadelphia show some signs of life in , JW"1' , 'I1; n immed'i eh Rm! ,hc American New-paper I'..hllli
oonnectlon with this exposition, they ! '! "" . ' wl" bP 'hi''I't(l Immert.ntclj to rM As.ociatJon w, b(l PonH((,r0(1 bj
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the Ic.lcral G.netnnent
(.eorge P. Harrow, of Philadelphia.
has sent to the Se.iul-Centennial 1.x-
Apni Annrin .i rui, I fifit' noiinn ni-
position v oiuiniure a fiiroinJiuniL-u.
statement of the steps In preparation
for the World's Fnlr in San Fr.incisco i
In nun. Hu obiect was to show that
it is none too early now to start active
preparations for the exposition in
Pln'ndelphla in IfV'tt.
BROKE CAR WINDOW IS HELD
DnurtUMn vmuu, 10 iit-uu
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Robert J. Comly Said to Have UD-
Jected to P. R. T. Skip-Stop
Hubert f fnmU of Devon who oh -
jeeted to P It T. skip-stop at Six-
window, wns neni toiiiiv m .wanisiraie
OT.ricn. at the Twelfth ii-nl Pine
stieets .tation. iii SUM) hail for a
t'nri'nr henring August 11
('.iiii's futher. Itowlnnd Omih 11
baiii.er and former president of the I.n
gnn Trust Co.. signed the hull bond
Ac ording t" the "iin? man's stnienient
wIku arrested, ho hud put out the uni
.,l 1 f nitrm-i tin. motnrmin's nt
tentmn. and m uientallv luoln the
BRIDAL PAIR STRIKE SNAG
Existing Marriage Prevents Woman
From Contracting Another
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liieiise was refund John Nohiuo., of
N'oriistnwii and Annie Smith, nt
P.rii'gi't'nrt The mm ruigi'-li ciise 'crk
in lil- ipiestl uilng had nnclu.1. "Have
Mill ev. I b'eti mariieil hefoie?" uh'il
the couple struck a sna The woman
sold se hnd been mm tied nml admit
teil t lilt t her liusliiiinl wii'- still iving
an 1 thc wen not dion ei.
In explanation she snid that lier hus
band had deeitd I er and married an
other woman and thnt 'he thought he.
loo. had the right to nun rv.
"(Jo iilnad." she niil. "make out
tin- luense lie has another wmunn
and I hae miother num. nnd we are
both satisfied. "
The cleik informed her thnt lie could
not Issue a license under the clmim
stances, and the purtl lllled-oiit state
ments of the couple weie iiintkod void
and the page In the man-luge-license
docket turned over.
FIRE IN STORE
Fire in the basement of the deli
cHtesaen store of M Hesnick, nt SoO,"!
Spruce street nt 2,l." o'clock this
morning was extineulslied before uny
sviiouH damage had been done. The
tire originated In a pile nf waste.
City Treasurer's Report
The City Treasurer's report for the
week ending August 3 shows receipts of
8,210,401.0uVand expenditures of $3,.
450,453.07. The balance jhot includ
ing th. slnkiBjr Uni) J- Vl.ll0sfi4.
msh rrr j wmmm
'I ho "U)dce" or suinmer home of
Secretary to Be Recalled Today
to Discuss Railroad
Washington. Aug. 4. Secretary Mel
lon is to reappear today before the
Ways and Means Committee nnd is ex
pected to present the revised copy of his
memorandum containing possible now
sources for taxation. Committee mem
bers had expected to receive the copv to
day, but after an invitation had been
sent to the Secretnry to reappear, he
decided to present the memorandum in
Chairman Fordney said Mr. Mellon
would be recalled to discuss railroad
financing, with which four Government
departments the Treasury. War Fi
nance Corporation. Itnllrnnd Adminis
tration and Interstate Commerce Com
mission have to do. It is expected.
now ever, tile secretary will be ones
tloncd about some of tlie revisions made '
N . . .. v M. W'Os ..v.. . ' " - "
in the originnl memorandum presented I on him l a .egro prisoner, who cs
on Monday caped from him jesterdny on Ilensalem
The extent to which the present law I pike near Hed I.ion. Peneen had or
is to be rewritten by the committee i rested the man ns a panhandler,
remains to be determined, but if the As soon as lie had the Xegro in Ills
suggestions made bj Treasury experts:
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rewrmen. inni prcicnmy woum fi eiaj .
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Atmarentlv the members now are
somewhat far apart as to the actual,
amount of taxes that It will be neces-
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5; 7n0 on 00 this fls,,nl y,.nri 1)llt rP.
Tlslon, sKRPt,ted would reduce that
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j SOLDIER'S BODY SENT HOME
i DESPITE MOTHER'S VETO
! Chester Ex-Postmaster Lost
th( bodjCH f ir ,, ro sons to rest in
nee, Mrs. I.ydia Jefferls Higgins,
is city, was -hocked yesterday to
receive a telegram announcing, the ur-
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, 5()tb ,onHi ,frp, nm) .letierls. were
,,,,, , ,,, ,-11!bln(. in rn,nce. The
,)((h )(f A,frp,, ai4 blr,M, , 1P N.
t,fi(-ft. ,vmeter. All efforts to find the
.,,,. nf Teffeels lu.d fulled necoiilinif
.i,n v,,. huet, f hor ns hut
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., bo an.API ,0 rP,t in tbe HOji they
Tbp bo,s UPre ,, 0f Thomas H.
TltuciriH. formei I'ostmnster of Chster.
Their father, when lie learned of their
Frfln(p rngtP(Ii , Bplte of
his sixty years, nnd succeeded in pass-
,n(, a) )P(.tM ani) bp,n ncrPptoj. ne
never got into the fighting, however, as
I1'10 armistice wns signed shortly after
I'"' Knt ,n Franco.
DECREE FOR MRS. ANDREWS
win uci Divorce from oroKer wno
Brought becond oriae dome
New Yoili. Aug. 1 "John M Kn-
1 right. Spe( ml Mnster in Clwiueerj in
Jerse Cit, has unnouncrd thnt he
. would in minuend a decree of dhorce
I he ginntul ti Mrs Maude Augusta An-
1 ilreus in
h' r suit ngainst lieibert
Andrews, a New Ymk
1 Tin Special Master said he would
nleo allow Mrs. Andrews SM.'O a month
illinium 11111I 1 miiiiel Andicus to furnish
;l blM, f $::.-,im) guaranteeing the pa
"icnt "f nllmonv. The ipu st, ,,f conn-
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r iii-.irlngs nf the case
:.dd of the In poking up
, t, I. ... .j t
I In r hmiu wlien Audi c us brought to
the house r thei To l mill . nf Pittsburgh,
.in. I i-, iiileiil to Iiiim' inairied hei in
(iieenwiih several months ago.
"Wife Gone to Country"
Often for Week-Ends
New York, Aug. 1. The mnn
friends of Johnson Ileywood. who Is
In business nt H47 Madison avenue
have leceivcd by mail the following
a rd :
Mr Johneon Ifeywoo'l
1 1. pieHe I -o Hiiriuunge th.it Mt fninily
hclinr iw.iv for the iuniinpr h In npn
in nit,irfrm.'iiln for w..lc na or ln.
MMlllnv no. r i.r ''r nolf
nn'l pokr plei1
VjW rt It ' K "ii"
llnokln:(i on w In 0icnc.
fin times nvnliiB
Murray (till 7I3T Vunkon 9104 J
An effort was made to ascertain
whether Mr. Heywnod or some wag
gish acquaintance had sent out the
"I'm sorry, but Mr. Ileywood Is
not here todn)," snid the girl who
answered tho telephone at the office
of Miller, Frunklln, Basset & Co.,
847 Madison avenue. "He Is visit
lag friends on Lonr Island."
'LEDGER PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 1921
THE PRESIDENT IS
'rt y?'"iT" jh: tuwT v.s. .. i: ."
,.v- ,s . r. s v:.usVx w&&i&xizji4Giijt i&mskkjBBmmmmmmmBvjnimmgBUki&Kn
Sercllu of War John W. Wcclis, on tho
President Ilnrdlng nnd Mrs. Harding arc
Mrs. Mallory Adopts
Roped Arena Methods
New York. Aug. 4. Mrs. Molla
Hjurstedt Mnllory, women's national
tennis rlinmplon, haft torn a leaf
from the training book of the roped
arena In preparing for a return
match she hopes to obtain with
Suzanne I.englen, the French star,
who defeated her nt Paris recently.
She has taken up ropo skipping
anil fellow pn."cngers on the steam
ship United States, on which ahe
returned jestcrdny, reported she had
skipped 2fi42 times on one occasion
Mrs. Mnllory Is scheduled to
meet Miss Jessie fiott in the first
round of the women'ii metropolitan
championship nt the Vissau Country
Club, Glen Cove, today.
PATROLMAN. CUT BY KNIFE
OF PRISONER, MAY DIE
Deneen In Serious Condition Follow
ing Attack by Alleged Panhandler
Patrolmnn F.dwnrd Deneon. of the
Tacony station.' is in serious condition
this morning following n knife nttnek
dutches Deneen searched him, but over-
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"""r" ,"r m,, K" ," ll,1i,rw '"
r,e,i. uP wns walking tne man nlong
! r..'C "!:l,H2 whrll
""' i1 'r, suimeiiij ""iru mm
Ktnlilipil i m in llie rlvht slin.iliter
i ,i, u.i.ni. t-in,,nn ,.. u,i,i,,i
tuc( mnrp onCP in tnp nrm nn,i on(,0
ltl t, , , Wenkcned by the loss
' of blood. Deneen wns unahlo to with
stand the struggles of the powerful
Negro, and the latter shook himself
free and run.
Deneen said the mnn is about five
feet nine inches tall, exceptionally blnck
and wore eycglnpses. He weighs about
The wounded patrolman wns n mem-
her of the 1 10th Hospital Corps during
PRINTERS FOR ARBITRATION
New Agreement With Publishers to
Be Considered at Convention
iioImp Amr. .iniv t i-limft
of ... nri,ltmtioii nirreenirnt hetueen
i he union at its convention here next
week. Walter . Uarrett, first vice
president, announced todn. The agree,
ment, Mr. Barrett snid, probably would
"p reierreii 10 uic union s incentive
negotiations with the publishers.
"The Typographical I ninn stands
n.l""l".ti'ly for the principle of arhitrn
"u" ,n 't'0""-''" ' Industrial dis-
I'"tes." said Mr. Uarrett, "and will
'ontinuo to do so. 1-or twent enrs
amicable relations linvc existed between
the American Nowspaper Publishers'
Association und the union because of the
arbitration agreement that will expire
In April. 1M22. The union lias not
nsked for an modifications of the prcs-
FRIENDS AID RUSSIANS
New Snpment 0f Supplies Sent to
Starving Moscow Children
. shipment of supplies has just
fcoen consigned by the American
Friends Sen ice ( oinmittee to its rep
resentatives in ItiiNsfa for distribution
to the starving children of Moscow,
Tl.e consignment includes 1.100 cases
of sweetened condensed milk, 100 cases
of whole milk powder, four barrels of
siignr, tlilrty-nve nnies or rellet sup
plies nnd fifty barrels of sugor cone
More than $(100,000 worth of food,
ilothing nnd medicines hnve already
Leen distributed by the Friends duilug
the list yenr. The Soviet Govorninmt
has placed a warehouse in Moscow nt
the disposal of the Friends' worker
nnd hns assigned helpers to aid in ills-
trihutlng the supplies from the ware
house, after their shipment from Itevnl
Held for Fraud In Malls
Paul Stollenmnier, Twent.i -seventh
street nfnr Dauphin, wns held in S.'OO
hull fnr court toduy b L'nlted States
Commissioner Mnnley on a charge of
using the mails to defraud. It wns
charged Stollenmaier had Inserted
newspaper advertisements several Sun
days, snjing thnt he could make any
one rich who bought a certain book for
TODAY'S MARRIAGE LICENSES
J .hu V Worll .'130 Aroh st nd Mary C.
Muldrew. OJS Hprln st
W'altt-r Winlllelil. mi N 41t bI . nml AiJolu
Hungry. 4710 Ma erford a
I."rertirlc-K C Mnllirook, Honirvlllf, N J .
iin.l Minnie Hum. Ul'J N 1'nllon nt
Wm'ur i' Tiolor. U.H N HUt ut and
Anns K I.awrenrB ii3T N 4nth t
I'hllllp arnH, 4027 N Kranklln t nd
rnnnl Prl. US.'IS I'ennerov8 it.
Willlnm T Jnnkln 210 N Blith l , arr.J
Mural. rot II. Ullday. .114 1'reiton at.
Harold K, Roblnion, 81ir. lyicutt st . nnd
Kua.in I. IJlrkUnon, IbO'J .N 224 it.
Perhmt W Olblf, B830 Oennantown av.,
i and Ada V Ky 740 Vincent at.
1 Raymond C Waller. 2333 B Clearfield at .
and .Mae M VVeymor Ardmora, Pa
Harry Mendall Camiren, N J , and Mary
lief,' Oaklin. N J
Hudaot Slnaleton. 06J0. Oenriantown ava.,
and Ida E. Eaa(nr,120 W. Ooriraa at.
John n. DouKherty, laiu b. Jiinsioio at,, ana
John Herrrmn, SS4 N. Mat at.. ai! Porothy
Hum o. iney. uiHuuyi
lor. 881 N, BIL V
William Wrecker. Nw .Xorlt,
Hni IIIIIMH WMW
summit of Mount Prospect, N. II.,
FORCE IAX RELIEF,
President of State Division
Urges Association to Make
Plea to Congress
COMMENDS BUDGET BILL
Business men throughout the nntlon
should impress Congress with tne abso
lute need of sweeping reductions in
taxes nnd expenditures, B. C. Mc
Pnugal. of the American Flankers' As--oclnio,
said hero today.
Mr. McDougol. president of the Stat"
Hank Division of the association, nil
dressed the National Association of Su
pervisors of State Ilnnks nt its twen
tieth annual convention in the IMIe-vne-Stratford.
"Congress has nasseil one tileee of
legislation which has long been needed.
uic uuugci uui," tie said. "Hut that is
not enough, for while Congress Is de
laying, business Is perishing. Wc ad
mit that questions of tariff must be
thoroughly discussed. Tliev are with
out doubt the most complicated ques
tions with which we have to denl.
"We have n President in whom we
nil have confidence, nn able Secretnry
of the Treasury, nnd a strong Cabinet,
to whom such comparatlvclv simple
questions of refunding of national in
debtedness nnd the adjustment of debts
of foreign nations to us can be dele
gated. "While formal authority, if dele-
cntpd. nntnrnllv helnncru In llin Stern.
tnry of the Treasury, Congress well
knows that lie never would net deli
nltely on so Important a matter with
out first consulting the Cabinet.
"Against the customary deadly In
ertln of Congress, plus the united active
opposition of nil forces which oppose
him, the President Is lighting our bat
tle for economy. Some Senntors and
Congressmen, elected on that pledge re
gardless of honor nre deserting him.
Are wo really behind our President in
his fight for us. S'mll wc let him fight
alone or siinll every community In un
mistakable terms serve notice on its
repreientntlves at Washington that it is
with the President, nnd thnt It expects
of Its rcprcentatlvcs not merely cessa
tion of active and passive obstruction,
but active co-operutlon nnd thnt one
thing, more important thnn nil others
combined, without which nil other
legislation would be comparatively use
less is legislation, assuring sweeping re
duction of taxes and expenditures.
Such reduction, even though claimed to
be impossible Is our only salvation "
Mr. McDougal advocated the union
of the Interstate Commerce Commis
sion nnd the Hullwny Labor Hoard un
der one head t they could more ef
fectively ndjiist wnges and freight nnd
passenger rates to meeting shifting con
ditions. JAILED FOR SELLING LIQUOR
IN MARGATE CITY HOTEL
Convicted Man Accuses Detectives
of "Framing" Him
Atlantic City, Aug. 4 Shouting nt
the top of his voice after Judge Inger
soil had Imposed fines nggregnting $17fi0
ftii the llloenl sale of lloiinr nt the
Fisherman's Hotel in Margate City
W Mllnm Mn rimrn In niift n nin ,a.1
I, lit III hii;i(imi, an '"III , lll,v,lnrtl
Samuel Singer, convicted bootlegger.
and b Inference former City Detec
tive Black, of having "framed" him.
Mnynard was vonvicted yesterday
The nggrcgate of fines at the henring
v ns $r!000. Judge Ingersoll impaled a
fine of $1150 In each of five distinct Il
legal sales of liquor to John Felil
nie.ver nnd YIlIlam J. Yelch. Burns
Agency sleuths. Sentence wns sus
pended on three other counts. May
nnrd committed to jail In default of
rnyment. His lawyer announced nn
Majnnrd formeryv charged Detectlve.s
Setn Singer nnd Illnck with jerjury,
and said the snmples they hnd bought
ci.dliie ogalnst him were not his.
Jacob Schick, hotel proprietor of
Soineis Point, was lined ?l(l.ri0 and costs
on three counts, John J. Child, k
negro, 1008 Arctic avenue, committed
of having liquor in Ills possession, was
Having pleaded non vult to two
counts John Arnold, member of the
l'hllndelphin Fish oud Game Club, and
hotel proprietor nt Somers Point, paid
a fine of fcltt).
Other fines follow:
William Hand, ?2.')0; Mrs. Kmma
Heck, $2.10; John Friday, $,10; Wil
llnm Meehnn. $100; Henrv Kestor,
.?.V(; William Mundy, ?.-(); Rtliel
Myers, $2o(); Leroy JohnHon, .f."0.
Fire Damages Flora St. House
Fire damaged n bedroom on the sec
ond Hnnr "' the home of Emll Ilach,
1201 Flora street, at 11 o'clock this
morning. A smoldering match Is be
lieved to hnvo caused the fire. Mrs.
Itncli was in the house at the time, and
became hysterical. The damuge Is less
General Electric Cuts Pay at Lynn
Lynn, Miiss.. Aug. 4. (By A. P.)
A wnge reduction affecting 12,000 em
ployes of the General Electric Co 's
plant here was announced today. The
cut' win vary in amount with the sev-
eral classes of employe, unskilled
IWi-iurar vum being jrtdud awgt.
BANKERS ARE I0LD
Governor Harding Replies to
Strictures of Former Comp
CONTROL OF BANKS DENIED
Dy the Associated Press
Washington, Aug. 4. Governor
Harding, of the Federal Reserve Hoard,
begnn today a defense of his admin
istration before the Congressional Com
mission which hns heard a scries of
criticisms ngainst the board, including
those of John Skclton Williams, former
Comptroller of the Currency. Workings
of the nntlnnnl credit svstrm, Governor
Harding said, are In tho hands of the
reserve banks, and over theso the board
hns "general supervision," adding that
this did not mean "control."
"In law, the reserve banks nre
private corporations," he continued,
"controlled by their director. Con
gress did not attempt to establish a
central bank, but did furnish u means
of mobilizing credits."
Representative Funk, Republican.
Illinois, said that In 1020 there had
been a feeling in the West that reserves
were not being made available for their
"The feeling wafl not warranted,"
Governor Hording said, "and I want
to discuss it later. Tho difficulty wns
in the unsultablllty of some of the
The question of individual credit
extension "clearly Is up to the reserve
banks," Governor Harding snid. "Now,
If through prejudice or other cnuf.e,
the district bank refused n rediscount,
the member bank might appeal to the
reserve board, but up to that polut wc
could not interfere.
"It Is true that the reserve board
has power to change an Interest rate on
rediscounts after it has been put Into
effect by a district bnnk. But thnt has
never been exercised. "
NOBLEWOMAN TO WED
EngaQement of Lady Stewart-Richardson
London, Aug. 4. Lady Constance
Htcwart-Richardson, dauehter of the
Earl of Cromartle and cousin of the
Duke of Sutherland, is soon to wed
Dennis I.uckle Mntthew, according to
a notice given nt the Registry office.
The bride-to-be is well known on
both the London nnd Continental stages
as a classical dancer nnd she has also
a rcputotion ns a sportswoman. Her
first husband, Captain Sir Edward
Austin Stewart-Richardson, wns killed
early In the war. They were married
in 1004 and had two sons.
Lieutenant Colonel Rcplngtnn, whose
diary made such n sensation here, told
an amusing story concerning Lady
Constance nnd Sir William Robertson,
then Chief of the British Imperial
Staff, apropos of her dancing. It was
during the war, when she was perform
ing nt a private social function.
In the middle of her dance Sir Wil
liam left nnd the next day Colonel Rep
ington rhoffed him nbout it, say
ing: "Didn't you admire mllndy's
"Oh." growled Sir William. "It's
Just like any other damn leg."
DES MOINESCARS IN'bARNS
Conveyances of All Kinds Take Real
dents From Homes to Business
Des Moines. la.. Aug. 4. (By A.
P.) Conveyances of every description
were pressed Into service on Des Moines
streets today to provide transportation
fnr thousands of workers, following the
cessation of street car service last mid
night. Den Moines street cars were in the
barns in nccoi dance with n Federal
court order ordering truffle suspension
because the car company was unable to
meet its obligations.
Seventy buses in operation on the
main street car lines of the city were
supplemented bv hundreds of other ve
hicles. The citizens fnced the situation
in good humor, confident that some so
lution of the transportation problem
would be forthcoming. Persons living
in suburban towns probably buffered
most from the traffic tie-up, which
threw 700 persons out of employment.
BULGARIA MORE TOLERANT
Minister to U. S. Sees Lessening of
Wllllamstown, Mass., Aug. 4. (By
A. P.) The development of Bulgarian
religion and literature was discussed
before the Institute of Politics today
by Stephen Panaretoff. recently reap
pointed Bulgarian Minister to the
United States. Speaking of the rela
tions between Turku and Christians,
he admitted thnt n spirit of hostility
now existed, but expressed the convic
tion that "as the people of the Near
East advance In religion nnd nation
ality all will beromo more tolerant."
Tomnsso Tittoni, president of the
Itnlinn Senate, is to give Ills first lec
ture before the Institute tonlcht. Ital
ian-American residents of this district
planned n special welcome in his honor.
U. S. COURT GETsTsiTiP CASE
Company Whose Vessels Were
Seized Revokes Request for Transfer
New York, Aug. 4. (By A. P.)
Further legnl tussles between the
l'nlted States Shipping Board and the
l'nlted States Mall Steamship Co. over
the nine vessels seized from the com
pany and later returned by injunction
will take place in Federal courts. The
steamship company withdrew todny its
application to hnvo proceedings, re
manded back to the State courts.
When the wlthdrnvvnl was made be
fore Federnl Judge A. N. Hand It was
Indicated thnt n hearing would be held
soon on the Injunction by which the
company regained temporary operation
of the seized ships.
WOI.IT Aunm 4. 1021. MAMA I,
WOI.r. at her late realdenc. 1017 N
Camac t Borvlcea and Interment private
I'lLMNO.-Kfleil In action. Aumiat 13
lOtb. THOMAB J belovfd eon of Wl.llam
K. nnd Mary I'llllnir, and grandeon nf lat
John and Catherine Moran, Hrlatlva and
frlenda, alo Co K Ulth Inf.. isih Div
Thoinaa M Golden Poat "o 660 Division
No B A O II and Ht Parthair Cathi.lle
Club Invited to funiral on Uaturday, nt H.ao
A M . from hla parente renldence, tlllis
Pin fiolnnui mam of requiem, 10 A M
,-i I Carttiaio Church. Interment Old Calho
KCKKRT Klllrd In action In I-'rauee, Hen.
lemhor 10 IMS. Private HKNHV U. ECIC
HRT. formerly of HUB N Mwrence t . eon
of late Henry and Hlliabflh Rckert, ayrd .SI
Uelatlvea and frlenda, membere of Co. ,M
ni'flth Inf 82d I)lv , Henry I, Bchm tit
Post No. 180. A I. , Vetcrana Toralsn Wara,
War Jlothera, Abraham Uncoln Camp Nj.
,11), 8 of V . employe of John 1), Stetson &
in, nnieiuna ueiu , are invitea to attend fu
C V llrenner
flO I M nrecliAlv. narlnr.
lermint Monument Cemetery Krlenda may
- r liiennnr. romance IDU iN. sin el, in
II tiaiurnay eveniri, a to 10.
ItKAIlDON.-Qn Aunuat 8, auddenli, WIU
1,1AM A HEAItUON. huabnnd ot id. J,
Iteardon. Uelatlvea and frlenda, ulao w
T. nod Men
employee Hhlpplnir Hoard
Invited to "'"na funeral on Haturday after
noon, av i.nu, uum late reiiueoce, ni.i lua
tar at. Interment Arlington Cemetery.
ilGfUvT0". AuifU J. HAHUY
tiTHONO. huaband of Margaret O. Htroiis
Iiim Drooki), Itflat vea arwl friends lnvli.J
ip Mrvicea. Saturday, at 1 rleck, from rea
Hdinai ot hla on-lnlw.U, InmVa'Waon!liI
ifl PRESIDENT MIK
Chief of city finances, who rofuscs
to discuss the charges made by the
Iturcatt of Municipal Research to
the effect thnt his nllogcd misman
agement of tho last loan may cost
tho city more than 31,000,000
EPISCOPAL CLERGY BENEFIT
Will of Frances Wilson Leaves Fund
for P. E. Rellof Work
The clergy of the Protestant Episco
pal Church benefit by the will of
Frances O. Wilson, Sixteenth and
Spruce streets, which was admitted to
probate today at City Hall. She left an
estate valued at $20,851. Seventeen
thousand dollnrs was bequeathed to rel
atives, the residue being willed to the
general clergy rollef of the Protestant
Episcopal Church of tho United States.
Other wills admitted to probate were :
Henrietta Little. (5410 Norfolk street,
$25,000; Job Tnnsey, Passmore nnd
Oakley streets, more than $17,000;
Frank J. Hurloeh, 2A31 Diamond
street. $12,500; Sarah F. Cary, 331
Hansbcrry street, $10,000; Harry O.
Pnrris, 1451 Olncy' avenue, $0000;
Mnrle P. D. Kochno, 1C25 North Sec
ond street, $5500, and George Arm
strong, 4033 Royal street $4830.
Inventories of personnl estates were
filed for Harriet C Orav, amounting to
$10,228.78. nnd Julia Herily, amount
ing to $12,000.54.
STRIFE IN MINGO PREDICTED
8peaker at Hatfield Funeral Fore
casts Further Trouble
Matcwnn, XV. Va.. Aug. 4. The
burial of SU! Hatfield nnd Ed Chnmbcrs
took place yesterday in n rainstorm,
but several hundred persons btood in
the storm while the Rev. S. C. Hol
hrook. of the Methodist Episcopal
Church, recited the funeral service.
The fiinfrnl part was drenched, hut
patiently listened to nn eulogy over the
bodies of the men delivered by Samuel
B. Montgomery, former Stnte Senator
nnd candidate in the November elec
tion for Governor on the Labor ticket.
"There can be no peace In West Vir
ginia," he snid, "until the enforcement
of the law is removed from the hands
of private detective agencies, nnd from
those of deputy sheriffs who nre paid.
not by the State but by great corpora
The Department of Stationery
has performed satisfactory service for many families
and business houses. Its facilities are thoroughly
modern and its charges moderate.
J. E. Calcktell & Co.
Jewelers Silversmiths Stationers
Chestnut & Juniper Streets
At One-Third Off
It is a Mid-summer clearance
event of all the fine Tropical
weight and Thin Clothing in
the stocks of the William H,
Nothing less than a clothing event
in Chestnut Street. August is a hot
month Take advantage of these low
est prices while the thermometer is
at its highest.
$18.00 Tropical Suits One-third Off $12.00
.$20.00 Tropical Suits One-third Off $13.34
$22.50 Tropical Suits One-third Off $15.00
$25.00 Tropical Suits One-third Off $16.67
$30.00 Tropical Suits One-third Off $20.00
$35.00 Tropical Suits One-third Off $23.34
Palm Beaches, Mohairs, Cool Cloth
Fabrics, Tweeds, Worsteds, Imported
Flannels, Sport Suits and Golf Suits.
Store Closed Saturdays During August
William H. Wanamaker
1217-1219 Chestnut Street
White Mountain Country Ex.
tends Public Welcome to
BRIEF ADDRESS ON PROGRAM
Hy flic Assoclaled Press
Ijincnster, N. II., Aug.4.--Lnncnfr
nnd all the surrounding White Moun.
tain country joined in a public wcleom
today to President Harding, who is to
spend the remainder of the week on va
cation nt Mount Prospect.
Thousands from other towns came nN
uy nuiomoniic nun train to swell th .
crowd thnt gathered in Continents '
Square to cheer the Chief Executive nnj
hear him deliver a short address it
was arranged for him to sneak without
leaving the automobile and public offl.
clnls planned, If possible, to spare him
from shaking hands with the crowd
The President agreed to come him
for the occasion after n committee hnJ
called on him yentcrday nt the Mount
Pleasant lodge of Secrctnrv Weel.
whero Mr. and Mrs. Harding fire guest.' "
Former Stato Senator Irving Drtw
headed the committee nnd was chairman
of the welcome meeting today.
Uefpre he came into Lancaster tin
President plnyod a round of golf on th,
miniature course improvised by num
bers -f the vacation party on the sum.
nilt of Mount Prospect. A silver cub
has been purehnscd for (lie winner of
the week's play over tho course, which
covers only a small area, but hns innn
obstacles in the form of huge rocks nnll
Although it wns Indicated before tin
President left Washington thnt u proP.
lamation of pence with the central em
pires might be issued by him from
Mount Prospect, It in not now ex
pected that the step will be taken until
the vacation is over. Under preoent
plans Mr. Harding will bo back In the
capltnl next Tuesday or Wednesday,
nnd probnbly will give the question of
n peace proclamation his first attention '
after h reaches the White House.
BIG BATTLE RAGEsTpTcHINA
General Wang Attacks Hunaness on
Peldn, Aug. 4. (Uy A. P.) Fight.
Ing is reported in progress today nlong
n ten-mile front fifty miles northeast
of Yochow. where forces from the prov
ince of Hunnn. nffilintcd with the
Southern or Canton Government of
China, recently Invaded Hupcli prcfr.
Tho engagement wns brought on, the
reports stnte. by orders from General
Wnng Chan-Yuen, inspecting commit
sloncr of the provinces of Hunan and
Hupeh. that a general attack be begun
against Hunnn Province, where his au
thority is not recognized. The repent
invasion of Hupeh, by the Hunanew
was begun with tho evident intention
of ousting him.
The Hunnncsp halted their odvnnw
soon after its inception, however, anil
were said to be n waiting the arrival of
re-enforcements from other provinces in
the Ynngste tcritory which object to
military domination of this territory by
forces under the Pekin Government.
Tl " fc.