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VOL LX1V NO. 252
POPULATION 29,683
NORWICH, ' CONN., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1922
TEN PAGES 70 COLUMNS " PRICE TWO CENTS
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HEARING ON MARINE LIQU
NG TO BE HELD T
OR
ODAY
Arguments Will be Made on Bills of Equity to Restrain Gov
ernment Officials Enforcing Order Relative to Vessels
Carrying Liquor Into and Out of American Ports All
American Diplomatic and " Consular Officers Abroad
Have Been Instructed to Give Publicity in the Recent
Ruling by Attorney General Daugherty Britain Has
Rejected the American Proposal for a Treaty to Extend
the Right of Search of Vessels Up to 12 Miles off Shore.
Mr
If
Si
i
ork Broker brief ieegeams
t.
lutDeadbyVoman
shares of its convertible preferred stock.
Par value is 112,658,600.
A 2, 000,000 water power- Blast is as-
der. construction , in iNorthern Arkansas
on the . White : river. e , - - . ' ' :
Xw York. Oat. 16. Another steam
Iliip company, the British-owned Inter
national! Navigation Company, Ltd., of
Liverpool, omfnimg four passenger ships
of 65.000 gross tons, lato today wlas
lidded to the lis of .passenger carrying
wLcamshiip companies that have brought
bills in equity to restrain government
officials from enforcing the recent or
der relative to carrying liquor into and
out of American ports. - ' '
Federal Judge Learned Hand tomor
row will hear arguments by counsel for
the various lines in Jheir fight to ob
tain a permanent injunction restraining
government officials from putting int
effect the Daugherty liquor ruling, for
bidding foreign ships from taking liquor
under seal into or out of American
lorts.
ARE GIVING PUBLICITY
ABROAD TO LIQUOR RULING
Washington. Oct. 16. All American
diploms-- and consular ollioens abroad
have been instructed by the state de
partment to give widest jnublicity to the
opinion of Attorney General DaughTty,
barring liquor from American ships
everywhere and from foreign as we.Il as
American ships in American territorial
waters.
In its message of intruiatinn the de
partment tnajismiWed -v statement on
the subject by Secretary . Mellon of the
treasury who has jurisdiction over pro
hibition enforcement, setting forth not
only that the general application of the
epinlon is to become effective later, but
calling attention also that insofar as
Bale of drinks . is concerned the ban is
effective from October 7.
It is assumed that Mr. Mellon's meas
.ge will b delivered at once to all for
s en governments through the American
Wbaesios and legations, constituting
formal notice of the intentions of the
United States in the enforcement of Us
redhibition res-ulaitiong. .
- Dispatches from Paris today, saying
:hat French officials interpreted the
American notification as permitting for
pwm vessels to enter American waiters
-rth liquor abroad were not understood
h't-f. officials declaring thait only a mis
reading of the American government's
tatement on the subject couid account
for such an Impression.
Both in prohibition circles and at the
dapenment of Justice the view was
taken that Mr. Daugherty",s opiniiion
was strikingly explicit in its' dealings
with the transportation of liquor upn
foreign vessels wthin territory undeir
th ejurisdiotion of the United Staltes..
The opinion dectared with emphasis
Chat the approach of a foreign ship to
within loss than three miles of the con
tinental United 3.ancs bearing bever
ages prohibited under the laws of . the
United States would constitute 'Hrajis
poniation" within the meaning of the
grohliition amendment and the Volstead
tct.
Extension to Oct tier 21 of the time
!n which the ruling set by Mt. Daugh
erty would become cffeot.ve was an
nounced by Prohibition Commissioner
Haynes Saturday and to stated to
Save been made benause of "lending
Injunctions and In order to give fuil
time for compliance,"
lead to the proposal cannot be regard
ed as a permanent condition, but as
one which will no doubt be suppressed
by'the' United States authorities with
in the not distant future.
Cannot Abandon Principle
"While, therefore, they are desirous
of assisting the United States govern
ment to the best of thc'ir ability in
the suppression of the traffic and in
the prevention of the abuse of the
British flag by those engaged in it,
they do not feel that they can properly
aoauiesce. in order to meet a tempor
ary emergency, in the abandonment of
a principle to which they attach great
importance.''
- The- American note was quite long
j and pointed out that British terri
I tories apparently "are made bases of
operation in flagrant violation ot con
stitutional and statutory provisions of
the United States." In suggesting
measures of prevention, it said:
"It is believed that effective meas
ures for this purpose might be taken
by a careful supervision of the
issuance of registries to vessels suspected-
of being engaged in illegal
traffic and of the issuance or clear
ance papers for such vessels and bv
an international agreement betwee
the United States and Great Britain
under which the authorities of each
nation would be authorized to exercise
beyond the three-mile limit of terri
torial waters a measure of controlover
vessels belonging to the other.
,"It has been found that many of
the ships engaged in the illegal smug
gling of liquor into the United States
are registered under the British flag
and that large quantities of liquor are
carried by such vessels from Bahamas
Island and from Bermuda.
- : : Methods of Smugglers
"This department's attention'" has
been drawn to the ease with which it
seems vessels of American reeistry
are transferred to British registry for
the purpose of preventing the author
ities of the United States from -taking
th necessary steps to thwart these
smuggling operations. ' - '
"It would-be" of great assistance to
this government in combatting the
Illicit traffic in liquors if authorities
t Bermuda and in the Bahama
Islands should refuse the privilege of
cgistry of American vessels unless a
certificate from the United States
hipping board is produced showing
that the vessel has hr3t been tendered
to it.
"There Is information before the
department indicating that the author
ities at the Bahama Islands have in
many cases issued two sets or clear
Affair is Said to Have Grown
Out of a Mixing of Love
- and Business.
" - -; r
: Wew Tork, - Oct '' 16, Oscar if. iSpr
telliere, insurance broker, -wfes sb4t five
timos in his. office late today by a wo
man whose name was given ae Pauline
De Lorne.i .
The woman made . her escape in the
excitement, but later surrendered 'at (po
lice headquarters. At the . hospital: to
which he was taken, suirsreoruc said Mar-
telliere's condition was- crJtical. . , ;
Tenants of other, offices m the build
ing told the pejice 'thait a -moment be)-
fore the .tehots rang out they heard a
vfloman ask: :
"Are you going to do it . . .t -The
broker's answer "No" was fol
lowed by-a fusillade. . ; ,
The first three shots penetrated ; his
chest and abdomen. " As he fell to the
floor, witnesses said, the woman stood
over him. 'fired two more shots into his
body and fled. ' . , - -
The only witness to (he shooting was
Miss Gertrude Thompson; a stenographer
employed in Martelliere's office. She was
so overcome Dy shock that it was several
minutes before she could walk to the hall
and scream for help.' " Meanwhile, Miss
De Lome had hurried away. She was
arrested later at the office of her lawyer.
According to the police, the affair grew
out- of a mixing bf love and business.
Miss De Lome, they say, was the'wife
of a man named Salundies whom Martel
liere met several months ago, and with
whom he went into the lumber business. ,
Salundies left for France a" year ago,
the company went : into bankruptcy, ac
cording to the police, and Salundies' wife
appealed to Martelliere for advice and as
sistance. The police say that she trans
ferred .to Martelliere a house nd lot
which she owned in Brooklyn, assumed
her maiden name and expected he would
divorce his wife and marry her.
.Mrs Marteiliere told the police that
Miss De Lome met her by appointment
on Saturday and told her that-if Martel
liere did not keen, his promise ''some
thing terrible would happen." Also. Mrs.
Martelliere said,- the young woman told
her she would call on him today and that
"it would be his last chance." " ,
' Mrs. Martelliere said that she had told
Miss De Lome she would put -no obstacle
in their way if Martelliere really wanted
a divorce in 'order to marry the young
woman. , .
Snrrrint of mlptaar prodaoed ' by the
Texas.- Gul . Union j and FYeeport-Texaa
Co. will be sold atiroad. ..
, Twa , reseat ' poUtieal ' amaaaiaatians . In
the . streets ' of Lisbon, Portugal, ' have
aroused the people of this turbulent cKy.
.'Standard Oil e New York ntuaul of
ficial comment on -reports : that H. C.
Folger would soon resign as . president of
the. company. , , ; .. . .. .. .
- Tlsible stocks ot Geimaa line are es
timated - at . 8.000 metric tons as. com
pared with 14,000 metric tons- a . year
ago. . -
Western Union Tlerph Co. reports
a , net -income-of ,S9,4o4,228 .for nine
months ended. Sept. 30, compared with
J6,785;355, for same, period in 1921.
' A 'new Rnssiian. bank wtth; foreira cap
ital will . begin operations this . present
month." Capital is stated to be 10,000,
000 gold rubles,
- Senator Henry Cabot Lodte. who was
Ltroubled wrth a slight cold haa . com
Brace W. Paddock said.
Poincare an Advocate
of yashington Treaty
Will Urge Immediate Ratifica
tion When He Appears Be
fore French , Parliament.
-- Paris, Oct. 16 (By the A. V.) T?
mier - Poincare - will advocate the
immediate ratification of the Wash
ington naval treaty when he appears
w-. parliament ? shortly it was
Lstated in a reliable quarter today. .
M. Poincare will announce- uw.
ment is of the opinion
that the treaty should be ratified and
ratified at once. -
, Thepe will, it is understood, be no
(Continued on 1g Seven, No, Four)
BESULTS OF CAUCUSES
" THBOUOHtfUT THE STATE
: Dr.
One JSoeknell eollece student was kill
ed and four others were hurt when their
automobile crashed into 'another car oa
Dalmatia hill, near Sunbnry, Pa. .
Charlie Toth, home in Boston from
his second attempt to swim the English
Channel, said that he would attempt the
feat again next year.
.. French ' seamen at - Marseilles ' adopted
a. resolution calling for a general strike
throughout France to support the move
ment against the modification of the
eight-hour day.
Meriden. Oct. 16. The republican pri
maries and the democratic caucus were
both held here tonight for the nomina
tion of candidates for senatbr from the
Thirteenth district.- representatives from
the town of Meriden and judge of probate
for this district.
The republicans nominated for senator
Eugene P. Golden; representatives. An
drew F, Fox and William H. Pomeroy ;
judge of probate, George A. Clark. .
.The democrats nominated for senator
ienjamin xonKonow; lur rcprcociiLaLit cd
Wilbut E. Castelow and F. J. Wallace
judge of probate, William M. Luby
MILITARY ADVISERS CALL
Emm
Secretary Weeks Informs PresidentHarding That the Nafion'f
Military Policy Cannot be Sustained With Less Than.
13,000 Officers and 150,000 Men Secretary Was AcV
companied to the White House by General Pershing
Estimates Submitted by War Department Call for Tor
tal Appropriations of $329,287,580.
MRS. GTBERSOX TESTIFIES'
' . - IX . HER OWN DEFENSE
Toms River. -.N. . J., Oct. 16. When
Mrs. Ivy Gibereon. charged with the
murder-of her husband, William F. Gib
erson, at Lakehurst, on August 14, took
the stand in her own defense, late today.
sne nia not reply upon words alone to
present to judge and' jury her story of
having been bound- and gagged by rob
bers who hot her husband. '
Springing from the witness chair, she"
twisted her body," shuffled her feet and
proceeded from the stand to the jury
box as. she dramatized her account of
the way she managed to free herself
from gag and bonds after the murderers,
as she contends, fled from' the house.
She began her story by relating in de
tail the routine events of , Sunday, the
day before the murder. It was on Sun
day, she said, that she was taken ill,
and remained so for a week. Neverthe
less, she said, she was able to get her
husband's breakfast and send him off
on a call to Asbury Park. Giberson re-
ance papers to ships which have taken ! turned at six o'clock and they had sup-
. 1 ..I.- .. i. U I.'. 1 1 T 1 . ,
BRITISH REJECT PROPOSAL
FOR SEARCH OF VESSELS
Washington, Oct. 16 British rejec
tion of the American proposal for a
treaty to extend the right of search of
vessels up to 12 miles off shore was
contained in a note handed to Secre
tary Hughes today by Ambassador
Oeddes. The known wa In reply to
Mr. Hughes' note of Juno 26, setting
nut difficulties encountered by Amer
lean prohibition enforcement officers
In checking the illicit flow of intoxi
cants Into the United States.
Secretary Hughes mado public his
correspondence with the ambassador
without comment. There was" noth
ins to indicate that any further step
to extend the right of search for
American prohibition officers beyond
the three-mile limit was in prospect.
Action of the cabinet recently in ap
proving the abandonment of such
search, presumably because of pos
sible international difficulties, coupled
with the British reply of today, ap
peared to indicate that operations
would continue to Be confined within
recognized territorial waters.
The American note dealt particularly
wun smuggling operations from Brit
lsh possessions In waters adjacent to
the American coast, and suggested
-metnoas ty which the existing ex
tremely unfortunate conditions might
oe remedied. Among these was
proposal for careful supervision of
registries and clearance papers grant
eo to suspected vessels and "an
International arrangement between the
United States and Great Britain
under which the authorities of each
U nation would be authorized to exercise
wyona the three-mile limit of terri
tbriaJ waters a measure of control
-ver vessels belonging to the other.'
. Thfre was appended an inquiry as to
'whether the British government was
disposed to agree to the reciprocal
right of search up to 12 miles from
shore which, it was pointed out, would
tmrly no inconvenience to the legiti
mate trade between - Nassau and
Halifax, passing at no point within
lour leagues of American shore.
In reply Ambassador Geddes pointed
out that his government had already
taken steps before Mr. Hughes' note
"os received to prevent the, practices
- as to registry issuance and clearance
papers to which attention had been
drawn. Tnese steps had been sup
- picmsntea since then, he added, an
the British government hoped "that
the measures taken will prove suc
r - cessful in preventing any breaches in
the local law,"
: The death In Boston of Rev. Frederick
H., Knight, superintendent of the New
England Home for Little Wanderers and
former president of New. Orleans uni
versity, became known yesterday. . -
. Jogophine Gentell, a 19 year old candy
maker, was shot and. killed in the hall
way of her East boston home by . Laur
ence Dazzo, her cousin," who then fired
to -wbullets into his own head.
The oil possibilities of Argentina hare
already attracted Standard Oil, Anglo
Persian, and the Royal-Dutch groups,
and now smaller .investors are beginning
to appear in the field. "
(. Two persons were Instantly killed and
a third severely injured at Winchester,
N. H., when their automobile was struck
at a crossing by a northbound Boston
and Maine passenger train.
Fairfield, Oct. 16. Oliver Jennings, for.
merly a member of the town finance com
mittee and an officer of the Fairncld
Trst company, was nominated at the re
publican caucus tonight as one of two
candidates for representatives in the gen
eral assembly. The other candidate is
Frank E. Morgan, who was renominated.
Ansonia, Oct. 16. Eight years after he
had been defeated for the democratic
nomination for mayor of. this town,
George Larkin tonight was nominated for
the same office at the republican caucus
here and will oppose the democratic nom
inee, John C. Mead, the. present incum
bent. Miss -Dora Manville, assistant city
c'.erk, was ndminated by the republicans
for city clerk and will oppose Frederick
McCarthy, who was nominated by the
democrats, - ' -
.Washington, Oct. 16 (By the A. P.)1
The unshaken opinion of Secretary
Weeks and his military advisers that
the nation's military policy cannot be
adequately sustained with a. regular
army of less than 13.000 officers and
150,000 men, was again laid before
President Harding today by the war
secretary who was accompanied on
his visit to the White House by Gen
eral Pershing.
. The conference had to do with esti
mates submitted by the war depart
ment for the coming year calling for
total appropriations of J329.ZS7.5S0. as
compared with current appropriations
of $340,884,122. The army budget,
however, still must be approved by the
director of the budget. ,
The war secretary made it plain
that he had not changed in his belief
that the present army of 12.000 offi
cers and 125.000 men could not fulfill
all of the missions prescribed by the
national defence act.. The new esti
mates do not provide for an increase
in the regular force above these fig
ures, but Mr. Weeks has officially ex
pressed the Judgment of the war
department that only the most urgent
reasons for national economy would
warrant continuing the army at that
reduced size.
. The principal tem in the estimates
submitted comes under "support of
the regular army" at $212,707,379, as
compared with $225,411,512 for the
current year. Included in that item
however, is the pay, subsitnce and
clothing for all branches of the army.
including the National Guard, organ
ized reserves, reserve officers, training
corps and other arms of the service.
and the overhead expense of all posts, I to train next year.
on board cargoes of liquor, one set
for a cargo of liquor declared to be
destined for Halifax, Tampico, or St.
Pierre, and other set issued in ballast
for an American pont. This proceed
ure is adopted by the liquor smugglers
so that the ship may come within
unloading distance of American shores,
and if caught with a cargo of liquor
on board the matter can exhibit the
clearance to Mexico or Canada: if
the ship has succeeded in unloading
the cargo on the shore without being
captured, it proceeds into an Ameri
can port with the second clearance
papers.
The situation with which the au
thorities of this government are
confronted has become so serious that
this government feels prompted to
inquire whether your government
would be , disposed to enter into a
treaty for the purpose of checking
the illegal practices, in question. Such
treaty might contain reciprocal
provisions authorizing the authorities
of each government to exercise a right
of search of vessels of the other be
yond the three-mile limit of territorial
waters to the extent of twelve miles
from the shore. It would appear that
no inconvenience would be experi
enced as a result of the exercise of
such a right by vessels engaged in
legitimate trade between Nassau and
Halifax. It is evidently natural for
such vessels to take a direct route to
Hatteras and then a direct course to
Diamond Shoal lighthouse and from
thence to Halifax. Apparently . this
course brings vessels at no point
within four leagues of the American
shore." .
BRITAIN PATS - FIRST INTEREST
INSTALLMENT ON DEBT TOJJ. S,
Washington, Oct. 16. A payment of
$50,000,000 from the British government
on account df interest on Great Brit
ain's obligations id the United Staftes
Was received today by the treasury
through the federal reserve bank at New
Tork. A second payment of approxi
mately the same amount is tzpected on
November 15. -
The treasury; announced that the
money received today would be used to
provide in part for the $137,000,000 of
interest which (became due and payable
today on Liberty bonds and treasury
certifioaites.
The payment today by the British
treasury is the first intteirest installment
on the $4,750,000,000 British deibt to be
paid stoce s May, 1919, when such pay
ments were suspended under a tenta
tive agreement between the United
States and the debtor naitions. Up io
thait tirae Great Britain had paid ap
proxtaately $250,000,000. .
per with Edward Howard, a chauffeur
cmfployed by her husband, she said.
When Howard had left her husband
went to a wondow and stood there while
he counted a roll of bills, finally an
nouncing they totalled $600, she said.
"He returned the money to his trousers'
pocket," she testified, "and later I vtent
to bed. That was about 11 o'clock. At
that time the light was on in the kitch
en, the .bedrom window was open, but
the dining room dindow was closed."
She did not know how long afterward
her husband came to bed, she testified,
but she recalled seeing him switch on
the light, powder his face at the mirror,
according to his custom, and then get
into bed, after switching off the light. ,
"I fell asleep again," Mrs. Giberson tes
tified, "and was awakened, by. a noise
in the kitchen. I got out of bed, and
while feeling along the .wall in the
kitchen for the light switch was seized
by two men. One' of them placed ; hit
hand roughly over..my-mouth.
I can t remember whether. I fought or
struggled, and forget just what did oc
cur." J? -
One man. tied her arms- behind her.
she -said, and then evidently left her
while the second man was tying her
ankles. It was then, she said, that she
heard a shot coming from the sleenine
room in which she had left her husband.
The man tying her . ankles, she - said,
called to the other.
"What in hell did you do that forr
With an oath, the man in the bedroom
called back, according . to the witness
"He was waking up." ' . . -
It was at this point that Mrs. Giberson
arose quickly fro m the witness chair
and demonstrated by gestures and move
ments of he r entire body the story , she
toia.
"Finally, I- aroused BTyself and slid
along the or until I reached the wall.
Then I managed to brace myself against
the wall and loosen the gag," she testi-
liea,
"I didn't know my hnabaad was dead
until the doctor arrived," Mrs. Giber
son told the jury. .
In regard to her relations with her
husband, Mrs. Giberson said - that al
though she had found he was attentive
to another woman eight months before
the shooting, they had become reconcil
ed.
She denied she had hidden the revolve!-
In the world," and that implied criticism
only revolver Bhe knew her .husband to
have, she said, disappeared during the
visit of her nephew, Charles Bowers, of
Trenton, to her home.
Mrs. Giberson was - still testifvine
when court adjourned until tomorrow
afternoon.
. Mrs. Ray Wo-fa ,etkim, sdt.i7
of Judge Isaac V.'c'ife of the supenio''
court bench,, died m Now Haven of
pneumonia. She rectnUy returned with
the judge from a trip in Europe. ,
The lire flghtihx nnpirrtos of Morris
Ccfv-e, a harbor villago on the east shore
within' the Niv Haven town lines, wad
lost in a fire v,hi.?h tarly destroyed the
Kre house. The loss 13 ai:t $25.'Jk)0.
John Parte of Trnra, N. S., tried flTe
times in St. John, N. B., for murder of
badle McAuley, a crippled child, in Au
gust, 1921, was given his freedom yes
terday, j.
Sending 2,888 words an hoar on a Sie
mens printer, Erna Bansemer, of Bres
lau, won the speed championship of an
international telegraphic competition
neid m Berlin recently. The second
prize also went to a German woman.
Southbury, Oct. 16. Herbert Mitchell
defeated Thomas Fleming for the nomi
nation of state representative at the re
publican caucus here tonight by a vote of
10 J to 53. -The nomination is equivalent
to election in this town.
Watertown, Oct. 16. William H. Beetis
and William C. Hungerford were nomi-International
patea as representatives to tne state leg
islature by the republican caucus tonight.
. Waterbury jact- ie. Dr. A. T. Gilyard
was nominated - as representative and
Representative Frederick W. Palomba re
nominated as representative at the repub
lican town convention held here tonight
Judge Arthur Ells was nominated for sen
ator from the Fifteenth district and Sam.
uel Sloan nominated for senator from the
Sixteenth district" at the republican sen
atorial conventions for the two districts.
Italian women are -complaininc that.
while prices for food and clothing are
sieaouy u siowiy uecreasmg m other
countries, in Italy they are still going
up nu it is a wonder where the money
comes from for all the charming frocks
and hats one sees.
A rotnrn in many localities to condi
tions approximating those of January
1. last, in numbers of workers employ
ed and. working hours, and wage sched
ules prevailing, is indicated in a review
of the present day- situation in New
England textile centers.
GERMANY MAKES ANOTHER
REPARATIONS FATMENT
Paris, Oct. 16. The German delega
tion delivered to the reparations com
mission today uerman treasury ix
months notes of arpproxamately 47,500,-
000 .gold marks to cover the 50,000,000
payment due Belgium .on October 15
. mi tciaiiuu in mo nronospo ' 1 the hsM rtT -Th PrmtrnKeinn
.treaty, however, he said
"His majesty's government have
consistently opposed any extension of
the limit of territorial waters such as
that now suggested. They fool that o Z'ii nouuda
Uie outbreak of smuggling which b-s
form of miscellaneous receipts.
in the
Central Teresa Sugar Company onfcput
for current year will total 90,000 bags
Danbury, Oct. 16. George W. Andrews
and Judge Samuel A. Davis were nomi
nated for representatives from this dis
trict at the republican caucus here to
night. '
New Haven, Oct. 16. John Lynch and
Clarence E. Thompson, Jr., were nomi
nated for representatives from West Ha
ven at the republican caucus there to
night. Mr. Lynch is one of the present
incumbents. Miss Julia R. Treat, daugh
ter of State Senator Charles R. Treat,
was a candidate, but was defeated.
Newtown, Oct 16. Levi C. Morris and
Newton M. Curtis were nominated for
representatives for Newtown at the re
publican caucus here tonight, while Ed
ward Paltz and J. Robert Beecher were
nominated for representatives by the
democratic caucus.' Judge Oscar Pitzsch
ler, the present incumbent, was endorsed
by both parties for judge of probate.
camps, schools, hospitals and other
portions of the military plant used
jointly by regulars, guardsmen and
reservists.
The estimates provide increases for
maintenance of the National Guard
and various training corps at the ex,
pensc or the regular establishment in
order to keep within the budget fig
ures. For the guard, a total of t$.
910.022 is proposed against $25.Sla.OOQ
this year; for the organized reserve
$2,628,109 with no exactly comparahls
figure; for the reserve officers training
cors $4,401,000 as - compared to
$3.1u0.1OO this year; for civilian mil-
tary training camps $2,972,150 as com
pared with $1,800,000.
The National Guard appropriation
estimate is based on the computation
that the guard w:ll hare an averaft
of 238,000 during the next fiscal year.
This would have required expend,
tures of $47,592,990, and it was thur
found necesary to cut the proviion aa
that allowances were made for an
average force of only 215.000 men. -
The estimates submitted for th
organized . reserves provide thrae
months' training for 150 officers and
fifteen days' training for 15.000 officer
with no provision for enlisted person
nel of the reserve. For the officers'
training corps, composed of 225 Insti
tutions with an enrollment of 94,000
students, increased funds were neces
sary owing to increased enrollment
but no provision was made for addi
tional educational Institutions.
Civilian military training camp
would receive funds sufficient to train
JS.000 men next summer, funds not
being available to provide for to
50.000 men the department had planned
REPCDIATION OF FOREIGN
1,0 AN S WOULD BE RriNors
E. C. TeHowley, now serving as rhlef
of, general prohibU'.Dn cgents at prohi-;
Kition hsadqiiarV.rs :n . Washington.
been selected u succeed Ralph A. bav;
as 'direcSor for the state , New Turk,
Commissioner JIayncs aunounctd ys-'
terday. . .. . , r . . , .
General . Alberto - Salinas., - second -in
command ; to General Murguia, .one. of
the - Mexican rebel leaders, who recent
ly was. captured at Guaranche, stats of
Durango, , on Friday was - sentenced . -to
seven : years' imprisonment by a -military
COUrt. : ..; .
Freaeriok, Staer, watchman at. the
Southington Bank and Trust company,
was found dead. in. his room in the rear
part of', the building when the bank was
opened for- business yesterday. . Medi
cal Examiner Stedman gave a prelimin
ary opinion that Stacy killed .himself.
. . Thomas . Hughes and hia. wife, Mary,
were found dead in Brockton, Mass.. in
their home. .Each-was past 65 years of
age. Death was due to illuminating
gas. Medical Examiner A.- E. Paine said.
ana was probably accidental. .
. When Lasts I. Leopold, tl, and Ed
ward Butler, 24, both of ' New Haven,
were brought before U. S. Commissioner
Rice in Spring-field on charge-of illegal
taransportation . of liquor their cases
were put over to next Monday at the
request of their attorneys.
Norwalk, Oct. 16. At the conventions
held here tonight by the democratic and
republican parties to elect candidates for
the general assembly, the republicans
nominated Lewis H. Nash and Frank W.
Gregory, while the democrats nominated
Edward M. Welles and Eugene J. Van-ness.
ToTedo, O., Oct. 16. Repudiation of the
loans made by the United States to the
allied and associated nations during the
war would undermine the whole fabric of
good faith. Secretary of
Commerce Hoover, a member of the al
lied debt commission, declared tonight in
an address here. He added that he did
not believe any public official, either in
the United States or any other country.
could or should approve their cancella
tion.
"These loans are, in fact, debts owing
to our taxpayers, Mr. Hoo-r said.
"They were made at the request fo the
borrowers and under their solemn assur
ances of repayment The loans were in
dividual to each nation. They have no
relation to other nations or to other debts.
The American taxpayer did not partici
pate in reparations and acquired no ter
ritory or any other benefits under the
treaty as did our debtors. There is no
question as to the moral or contractural
obligations.
"With the exception of some minor
amounts, perhaps 5 per cent.. I am con
vinced that these debts can be repaid In
some reasonable period of time without
realization of the oft-expressed undue
strain on the debtor countries or the
threat of a flood of goods from debtor
countries in such quantity as would en
danger employment of the factories and
workmen of the United States.
"America has dealt with Europe during
the past few years in terms of idealism.
We have always given ; we have never re
ceived. No one can deny that we are
capable of great sacrifices and of great
generous charity. We want to take part
in making a better world, but it must be
clear that sacrifices and charity from
America do not themselves bring about a
cure for those evils which now gnaw at
Europe's economic life."
. Washington, Oct. . 16. Former State
Senator John C. Brinsmade and Rev.
Evan Evans were nominated - for the
house of representatives at the republi
can caucus here tonight. Mrs. Brinsmade
was former chairman of the Connecticut
civil service board. Hemon O. Averill
was nominated for judge of probate.
POUTICAI CONDITIONS IN
GREAT BRITAIN CRITICAL
London, Oct. 16. (By The A.. P.)
This has been a day of feverish activi
ty in Downing street, the chief develop
ment Deing a summons to the unionist
members of the cabinet and 350 union
ist members of the house of commons
to a conference at the Carlton club on
October 19 to decide whether to break
up the coalition or stand by Premier
Lloyd George.
. The decision to call this meeting was
taken at No. 11 Downing street, , Austen
Chamberlain's home, after consultation
of Mr. Chamberlain with his unionist
colleagues and the hiet party organiz
ers, among them Sir George Younger,
who it in recalled "scotched" . the
premiers general - election- plan- a few
months ago on the ground that the party
machinery was not ready.
Edward S. Faster, farmer president
of the Winchester National bank, in
Magnolia, Mass., wh owas awaiting trial
on charges of. misappropriating $85,
000 of the bank's funds, died at his sum
mer home thera.
Eleven bamrl of high frrado liorior,
besides a number of other containers fitt
ed with whiskey, the value of which' is
conservaltively estimated - Ly the pofice
a roqre than $15,8d0, .'was - stulrn In
Hartford, fro-n a large trick ga.rs?e
owned by Myer Tallin, of 43 Styms
street. . i .
Suits for damages totaling 0,090
were filed against the' Boston and Maine
Railroad by Dennis J. Readron as the
result of the shooting of Reardon by
Harland J. Cogan. a railroad special
detective, in the Northampton yards of
the company last August during the
shop craft strike. . -
Greenwich, Oct. 16. Frederick A. Hub
bard and L. Elkanah Mead were nominat
ed for representatives from this district
by - the republican caucus here tonight
after a vigorous attempt to " place the
name 'of Miss G-eorgianna Davies on the
ticket had failed. Miss Davies' name was
written in by women voters who said
they wished to nominate a woman to op
pose Mrs. Frederick C. Bnrsch, the demo
cratic nominee. Stephen L. Radford, the
present incumbent, was nominated for
judge of probate.
MURDER
SITSPEIT WAS -FOVjND
IN NEW JERSEY
OPPOSED TO RESTRICTION IN
NUMBER OF PRESCRIPTIONS
Cleveland. Oct. 16. Abolishment of
government regulations over physicians
in prescribing narcotic drugs and alco
hblic beverages was advocated by Dr. F.
H. McMechan. editor of the Ohio State
Medical Journal, speaking today at the
fifty-third annual meetin; of the Ameri
can Medical Editors' association.
"Medical men should be permitted to
use drugs and whiskey Ui the treatment
of cases without being hampered by fed
eral regulations," Dr. McMechan declared.
"Under the present enforcement laws a
bureau of laymen determines how he
shll use these valuable therapeutic rem-edies."
- Dr. McMechan declared in treating
diphtheria whiskey is prescribed In cer
tain stages of the disease and that a four
year old child can be givn a quart of
whiskey in twenty-four hour and not be
come drunk. "What is a physician to do
in a case like that?" he asked. "Buy
whiskey from a bootlegger, thus breaking
th law and runnine the riek of killing
the patient because of the quality of the
liquor?"
THREE MEN KILLED IN ANT
ACCIDENT NEAR BOCTHTNGTOH
Southington. Oct 16. Three men wer
killed and two were aerioosry injured,
one of them fatally, on the Milldale
Watcrbury turnpike near here tonight
when their touring car crashed head-On
into a trolley car at the croasing one-haH
mile west of the village of Marion.
Tne dead are Charles N. Norrii, 11$
Summit street, Thomas J. Crockett ami
Frank Trouten, all of South Manchester.
Ralph A. Cone of 494 East Center streat.
driver of the auto, and Harry W. Keenej
of 18 Belmont street, both of Manchester,
, were taken to the Meriden hospital. Cone,
who sustained a punctured lung and other
Injuries, is thought to be fatally hurt,
while Keeney is expected to recover, al
though suffering greatly from shock.
William Bailey of Waterbnry, motor
man of the trolley, said that when hii
car. traveling at a reasonable rate of
speed, neared the crossing at 7.26 o'ejoek
he saw the auto approaching toward Wa,
tcrbury at a fast speed. He slowed th
electric and blew the whistle, bat the
auto's speed was not slackened.
At the point of the fatality the trolley
line crosses the highway. The crash oc
curred near the center of the road, the
auto being crushed to pieces. Three o
the men were thrown to the side of th
tracks, one was ground under the wheeii
of the trolley, while the driver was found
amid the wreckage of his machine.
When the first passersby reached the
scene, a few moments after the crash.
two of the victims were dead and the
other succumbed shortly after. The body
of Crockett, whoe legs were severed, was
taken from under the trolley. A passing
motorist carried the two injured men is
the Meriden hospital.
Medical Examiner Dr. W. G. Stead man
of Southington .identified the dead
through Odd Fellows' cards which each
had in his clothing. The medical exam
iner also found a bottle liquor la
Crockett's clothing.
While not prepared to issue a formal
statement. Dr. Steadman said that Um
trolley crew appeared to be blameless.
The trolley was stopped before the frqnt
end had crossed over the highway, indi
cating that the motorman had his oaf
well under control.
John Dowling. trolley conductor, of
Watc-rbury. and five other passengers la
the electric were not injured.
. The opening of Russia's theatrical
season has brought out examples of
freak and impressionistic staging and
erotic' dancing in -several : theaters in
Moscow,, but . nevertheless the classic
Russian ballet, the old style opera, and
the' drama eeem - more . popular than
eves.
Stamford, C:mx, Oct. 1C Joseph Mc-
Marhon, of Hoboken, N. J., wanted here
on a charge of murder, was brought to
this city today by the local pcflioe after
he had been released to tfcem by the po
lice of Jersey City on extradition (pa
pers.. McMahon will be arnaigned . Mere
in the city court within a day or two,
. McMahon was alleged to h-af.e baen
one of the ten members of a gang Shat
held up the Dewey club here on Augtust
28. 1921, when- Bernard Kilkelly was
killed. Six of the gptig were subsequent
ly captured and are now serving prison
terms. -
- After almost a year's search, McMa
hon was found in New Jersey and was
arrested on a fugitue warrant. He was
remanded for 30 days beginning. Sep
tember 18 last. Extradition papers wfcre
signed by the governors of both a:ates
shortly after his capture.
ARMT ATIATOR TRAVELS AT
BATE 148.5 MILES AN HOUR
Mount Clemens, Mich., Oct. 16 (By the
A. P.). Traveling at a greater speed
than any human being ever before at
tained, Lieut. R. L. Maughan, a United
States army pilot today set a new world's
airplane speed record by covering a one
kilometer - course at the rate of 248.5
miles an hour.
. OBITl'ARY.
Harry CSoodyear Day.
New Haven. Oct 16. Harry Good
year Day. well known Connecticut law
yer and formerly a member of the Yale
corporaition. died at hhs home Herre today
in his 52nd year. Mr. Day had been it
for six years. Servicws will be held up
Wedne!day at his residence.
Mr. Day was born in Sevm-ur. Conn..
In 1870 and prenared for Yale at And
over Phillips Academr. H was grad
uated from the Sheffield School in 1S90
and thre years later .cjved his decree
from the Tale Law scSal. He Was a
member of the firm of ':.r .us crd Day
for tiinnv years. ,
Always active in Tale aiTadrs he was
elected a member of ".hs permanent
grip of Tale carporaV-an 'in 191 but
resigred four years lar.. H was also
ntcreaicd in civic affairs and was an
ac:Ke worker in the. founding of the
Njw Haven hosp'tal. He vs elected
vice president of the Cmnivtiuut Ear as"
scciatnon in 1919 and served on h
executive committee of the 1'onn-jct L-ut
Civil Suvice commission for five years.
Mr. Day married Mi.-s Mary Phillips
Barker, daughter of the late Jam's M.
Barker, justice of the Mav acbustts "su
preme count In 1;3. H !eavts his wtd
ow. and hvc children, llary Barker. Hen
ry Barker. Frances Odlbart, Helena
Whitins and-JaxDos Kawir , r
OPENING OF CONVENTION
OF AMERICAN .EGIOS
New Orleans. Oct. 16. ((By The A.
P.) Th American Legion, through lu
national commander. Hanford MacNid
cr. affirmed today that the welfare ot
disabled veterans was its hief interest.
The government's handling of the dis
abled from the time the armistice wu
signed down to the present was describ
ed as one of the "tragic mistakes, poll,
tics, alibies and blunders" in -the report
of the Legion'B rehabilitation commit
tee... Colonel C. R. Forbes, director of On
Lnited states veterans Bureau, in
counter-statement to newspapermen as
serted that the bureau which he heads
was "the most perfect large organisation
in the world." and that implied crtlcUraj
of it was not justified by fact -
Something of a flurry was caused at
the morning session of the convention
when George F. Berry, of Tennessee, - .
national vice commander of the Legion,
asserted in a speech that the action
of the United States district attorney
here in obtaining an injunction closing
a number of soft drink parlors here "for
the duration of the Legion eon Tea tic''
was a gratuitous affront to the Lcgioa,
Legionnairics. Mr. Berry asserted, wr
friends and guardians of law and order,
and had shown by their war service."
SHOT HERSELF BECAUSE
PARENTS OPPOSED MARIAG1
Norwalk. Conn.. Oct. 16. Tespondenl
because. her parents objected to her com
ing, marriage this. Thursday. Franc
Tablonicky. 21'. years old, ot this eitx,
shot herse'.f through the right temple al
her home here loday. She was removsd
to the Norwaik hospital and was not
pectcd to live through the night. Hoepi.
tal authorities said they would attempt-a
delicate onrration to remove the buttet
from her brain. ' :
It has been derld'd by the fednraf
government that officers of the NalkmaJ
Guard may not receive federcj pay, ekth
er for armory drills or field service. uit
lre they pats the examinations requiresT
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