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, : , ,,. , ...... I, '"" " ' ' J ' 1 ' : -- - - - - -- - -- r - . T TV M . "v ' i s ii i " -''ii'-li ill!, J t f VOL LXIV NO. 2S2 POPULATION 23,685 NORWICH, CONN., SATURDAY,' 0CT03ER 23 1S22 TWELVE PAGES 92 COLUMNS TRICE . TWO CENTS WERlSlliriliESS BlIEItSTIlEIIL-LILLSCM !. . . ; ' -' 1 '-' Good Lobldng Woman of 21, in Company . With State Troop- i -. -.- . ... 1 era, Spent, an Hour Near the Scene of the Murrk Later the Troopers Brought the Unidentified Girl Back to Town and She DisappearedSpecial Deputy Attor ney General Mott is Confident the Case Will Go Before the Grand Jury and Believes He Can Secure an In dictment, 7. ' "', ;- ' CABLED, PARAGRAPHS Navy Day is Paris, -. Paris, Oct. 27.-r-Navy Day was cele brated in Paris today with suitable solemnity. The leading feature of thu program was the placing of a palm leaf on (ho tomb o theiinknown soldier by the American naval . attache, accompan ied by an -American officer. Admiral Grasaet, chief of the French naval staff, was to attend this ceremony as the rep resentative of the minister of marine Other participants included a delegation from the French marine league. . . ' ' New Brunswick. N. J., Oct. , ST (Br lb A. P.) "The Hall-Mills case , ! complex, bnt it 1 not ft mystery." This was the statement today; of Spe cial Deputy Attorney Oeneral Wilbur A. Mott. who has takeh . over tor th . ttate the Investigation V of the. double murder of Rev. Kdwaxd Wheeler Hail nd Mrs. Eleanor R. Mills, cbotr singer, on the Phillips farm about 4x weeks urn With an assertion by Mr. .Mott thaw lie had found a witness ta orroooraty at leas' part of the vtory told by Mr. June Gibson, farmer, who' claims to have witneaed tbn.. doubts shooting and Identified two meubers of the death party, this cryptic statement coifltut d the chief development of the day. In connection with this mention) of a corroborating witness, a flurry At ex citement was caused by the ajearance . n th wis of a mysterious witness, a s'rl of CI and consider ble god lookr, -ho In company wftH state-' troopen pent an hour iiKr the ccr of the murder. . Whence this girl cam And ' whither he departed late thh afternoon le- mamed a mystery. The troopers ad' mltted they had taken hr to De. Ruu ey lane, leading to the FhilUps farm, at the direction of Mr. Mc4t but they de clined to say the purpose of the. Jour ney which they had made with the giri in their car. - . t Tbey wandered up and down tb-i line, which played big a part- in Mrs. Gibson's graphic story of thx hooting, never gettmg out of "sight of the crab-apple tree; under whSch the bodies were foond, Later the troopers . brought the unidotiBed girl back to '.own and she disappeared. , Mr. Mott receired newspapermen this afternoon and answered a . scries ot ouestions put to h;m by toe reporters. In connectio with a .report that utate troopers ' had been i ordered to search for an an'iqrre motor car which Mrs. Gibson, riding on muleback in search of om thieves, said iTie had seen In the kne the night of the shoot ing. Mr. Mot,was asked if be had the number of llie ear. "I hare f. combination of figures, but don't know whether it is right," he replied. ' Have iot ou any description of ; the "Yes. jrut it is not -very definite." "Have you any one watching any car in any jkaraae in true city?" - - "If I, answer that I will be telling too siach. i "Hare you any information on bolb the cars which Mrs, Gibson says she law?"- . y. . "Tes." Asked if he intended to make an ar ;t or first go before the grand Jury , Mr. Mott replied. ...... " If my judgment prevails, the case go before the grand Jury.," "When?" The newspapermen ' asked. "1 won't say." he replied, "and I hoye hat when it does, you won't know it." "Could this case be taken before the (rand Jury now?" It could-' be, yes." "Could you get an indictmentr ... , "I' thin so.". Then.what are you waiting for?" , ''IV'U' my Judgment to wait." - ' you following any ' other lead besMe that furnished by Mrs. Gibson?" 1 ft am following every lead." When in your Judgment the time ofcmes tor decisive action, will you or fler an arrest or go before the grand juryr - ' '. "I don't know, but I should be in clined to go before' the grand Jury un less something extraordinary ' develops." , "la New. Jersey with an eye-witness story called creditable, what corrobo rating evidence Is needed?", "None legally, but it is a good thie to have." . In connection with his statement that he had found a witness substantiating part -of Mrs. ..Gibson s story, Mr. Mott was asked if be had learned of another eye-witness being present at the mur der. ' ' "No," he replied. '"" "In your- Judgment, does the unsup ported statement of a person most in terested constitute aa alibi?" "That is a matter for a jury to de cide." - Asked if he had any corroborating statement, ai to Mrs. Hall's actions on the night of the murder, Mr. Mott said: "I have evidence describing Mis. Hall's whereabouts for a considerable period of time before S o'clock a. m. on the night of the murder." . Mr. Mott questioned Mrs. Gibson for a long time today, i Introduction to the case ot this sw- dy farmer woman, who retired as bareback rider to raise pigs, has caused a crowd of curiosity seekers .o descend on her humble farm, eager to get a glimpse of her. To protect her from the curious, a state, trooper was sent to her place, blockicg efforts cf newspapermen to interview her. ' New Brunswick is curiously ignoraat of the family history of the new Wit ness, known to them, chiefly as "the p g woman." She is .believed ' to have re sumed her maiden name alter her hus band's death and claims to be a nati.e of -Gibson, .Ky., and related to the .Gib'- son family, formerly in - h distilling business. . It It understood that her fa ther, was an oifieci; in the Confederate army.,. i '. :.. . Detective George Totten, of Somersrt eounty said tonight " that "In " Mrs. Gio son's statement . to the prosecutor, sh admitted having returned, to the vlcia ity of the shooting atter galloping home on her mule, to search for a mocassin she had lost in the frightened ride, ar.J that she saw a woman bending cv:r the bodies .and-weeping bitterly. This woman, she is alleged to have said via the one she' had earlier seen .with tas man who killed the rector and his cho r singer. The authorities have evidence, it was said, that Mrs. Mills was not killed at the same time as the rector, having run away when the quarrel started, but was overtaken, dragged back -to the recto: bodv and shot. Viiirhr Election - Crjign in Britain Sf i- ny Political Speeches That the Newspapers Are Unable to Report Them LXSTCB PAKLIAMENT HAS ADJOUSNEO IX TIL DEC. 12. Belfast. Oct. ?7 (By the. A.T.) , The Ulste parliament adjourned today until December II, wben Ulster, -Premier Jrhig announced, will 'contract' out" ot .ne Irish Free State. He added that the lister parliament is anxious to sit at .he earliest time possible in order to jrove to the world that it bad no hesi .atloo in tbe course H purposed taking. The Anglo-Irish treaty.signed Decern ler (, 121, included alt Ireland within U provisions but provided for the tem jorary exclusion ot Ulster ami stipu ated that Ulster couM definitely with Iraw or "contract out" if notice to that ffrct ".Afs given by; the northern Irish parllamc.it within a month from "the gassing of the act of the British parlla nent for ratifying the treaty. Final ction by parliamipnt under the treaty, y which that instrument goes Into full, ffect, must be takrn before December , or year from the signing of the docu ment and such action is being planned by .he new British government quickly to ollow" the elections next month. The foregoing despatch Indicates that the 1ster government contemplates giving withdrawal notice soon afterward as nay be. - IB1SH BEBEL8 APPOINTED ': DE VALEBA PRESIDENT -VWTEKS SUE COLT FOR DITOBCE CASE SEKTICE8 New Tork, Oct. 17. Tbe law r ut J raves Miles and Tawger sued Russell i. Colt today for $4,0 alleged to b hie for lgal services In connection with v 'separation agreement with his wife ethel Barry more, the actress. The law yers charged that Colt refused to pay the ill of 4,(K)0 sent to him September 2S. ,i:i, but Instead offered them $1,000 as layment In full. , s The complaint said that the' legal aer rtcea eencerned Cort's 'dispnU with his ifs and with his fattier, over th ln eTpretation and enforcement of aa greement of separation executed by the 1 efendant and his wife on April 15, 2. and with the Interest , of -the de fendant in, the firm of 'H. L. Horton tod company. .. ' . , , Dublin, Oct. . 27. -(By , the . A. , P.)--Publication of the official report of the Dail F-treann, which has constituted it- seit the , "republican government,", siting forth the appointment of Eamonn De Va elra as - Its president and giving the names of those selected for a council ot state has brought about rumors that the move signified a breakdown in the re ported ' negotiations. .''. inquiries In provisional government quarters today failed to confirm . this. Desmond Fitzgerald, minister 'of foreign affairs in the -Dail -cabinet, denied any direct peace negotiations and described as 'a figment of the imagination much which has been published recently con- cming supposed peace negotiations." rne' understanding in Dublin Is that the Free State military authorities are satisfied that, conditions will be restored to something like normal by February or marca Dy tne carrying out of . present pians. - . ,. . . . LATRIA BROTHERS GET. LIFE IMPRISONMENT FOB MUBDEB Litchfield, Oct 27. Mike . and Tmi. Lauria, of Waterbury, were sentenced to ie imprisonment tn state's nrunn tn. day' after a Jury to superior court found them guilty of murder in the second de gree for the killing of John Spisaere in Canaan, August 4, 1SI1. Judge William M. Maltbie charged the Jury at 3 o'clock ana a veraict was returned two hoars lat er. . . - - Counsel for the eonviieted men inform ed judge Maltbie they would file-a mo tion to set aside the verdict Tuesdav. The Lauria brothers were charred with being members of a gang of five men who entered the home of Mrs. Marie Boscar dint in North Canaan, on August 4, 1921 and shot Scissere. Robbery waa given aa xne motive tor tne crime. REPORTS- FILED BT THREE f BEr. CAMPAIGN COMMITTEES . - -. - . "TfasliiRgton. Oat. v 2'f. Three republi can campaign committees the national, senatorial and s congressional filed pre liminary reports with the clerk of the house of representatives today showing that ST21.359 had been -contributed to help elect republican 1 senators and rep resents tives. of which amount (645,451 has been expended. Each committee-, will file another report prior to final ones after the' general election on Nov. .7. The democratic sen atorial committee, the Anti-Saloon . league of Amerioa, the' Association Opposed to prohibition and some minor organiza tions taking part in national politics will put tn their financial statements by to morrow "night. . For- the first time, the republican speakers- bureau also filed . Its report separately today.V It showed receipts of ?17.doo and expenditures of S11.157 .Heading the list' of all contributors was' R. B. Mellon qf Pittsburgh, brother of .the secretary of the treasury, who gave $23,000 through the republican na tional committee.. John D. Rockefeller was second with $15,000 and John D. Rockefeller. ' Jr., gave $10,000. The Rockefellers, father and son, contributed also ?750 each through tbe ; : republican , congressional committee. The report of the national committee was' the last of the three to reach the house! clerk's office, coming by mail to night. A copy was obtained by The Associated Press at Chicago and sent out maiy hours before the official document was received here by registered mail. A)l told, -there were seven $10,000 con tributions aside from one .for that amount fim . John D. Rockefeller, Jr. They came from Fred Upham, as treasurer, to the senatorial committee in behalf of the national committee ; William Wrigley. Jr.f Chicago; Dr. S. G. Kennedy, Tulsa, Okla. ; the New Jersey state central-committee; Frederick W. Allen, New York ; D. :A. Reed. Pittsburgh,, and Henry P. Lippitt, former senator- from Rliode .Island. . '-. Records of the house clerk show that the republican .national committee.-in its! preliminary report fi:ed Oct. IS, 1020, a! presidential year, reported contributions i of $2,466,019. as compared with $421,444 today. At the same time the "republican : senatorial committee reported receipts of $179,485, compared with today's show ing of $1S6,0S. , ' ' ... The -epublscan congressional commit tee, through Milton E. Alies, .reported that it had received $163,224 and dis bursed $120,314 in the interest of repub. lican candidates ,fr the house. . John D. Rockefeller, Sr., and John D. " were listed as having given $750 each. ' The Ailes report showed iht publican : national committee had given $20,000 and that , fornwr Xhatrman had turned over isn.uS rh.ih eluded in the ceneral total - r..;. tio'fts of $1,000 each we. m-J.-., t- . M. Kirby. Wilkestaa.r n, . T v Bromley, Philadelphia ;-E F. Price, New iuri, josepn K. -Grundy, Bristol, Pa. Thomas H. Powers, Broadmore, Col George M: Shaw, ; Baltimore; H Tfr Pgs New York: Ha Washington; and R. B.- Mellon. H p.' Rust and H. M. . Johnson, all nf t,... burgh. - ' '"" t LiSte?, " havinS Biven $500 each were J.' A. Manning. New Ynru -t n -o NichoUs,, Toledo: Z. n pa"tt. u.. nooga, und .WUllam R. Ramsev. Alli ance,, O. F Those giving $ .on; AiDin w. T. Bottomly ?orS " 1 Re.' New Among other enntrihi.t. ... Iiam J. Burns, New York; A. B Creasrer Texas, tmn- n.u -o v,,' ..reae" Hon- v. r vnveT- Pittsburgh, $100, Mrs., Iarz Andnronn -d.. ' $WM ; B. N. Duke V v ...rvy "' 'Iuke; New York, s, . V. ' Riirti. XT '..V""' wine .oyes, Washington, Jioo. Fascisti f 'asters In Several Cities Alt '. - - lyondon, Oct. 27 (Bv- tha A. P.l Tie election campaign has now reached a stage where there is such a, number of political speeches i and-, pronouncements that It is. becoming almost a physical Impossibility ' for the newspapets cither to report or follow them, v Herbert H. Asquith, ' former premier, and Winston Spencer Churchill, colon. a! secretary m the Lloyd George cabinet, were -the two principal figures engaging attention today. " rM. Asquifh, who had been rather stow in getting -into action, delivered his "first important campaign speech at Peterborough. His address was deVoted -chiefly to ' criticising tha coalition government's shortcoming and the new Bonar Law ministry. . "We have today the unusual specta cle of; twb authors of coalition, Lloyd George and Bonar Law, writing rival epitaphs to carve upon its tomb," de clared Mr. Asquith. - . Mr. Bonar Laws policy was charac terized as "when not negative, gelatin ous." Referring , to the laborite . mani festo, Mr. Asquith said that labor cn many questions spone almost with .the same voice, as the liberals, but their ul timate ' purpose - was gradual - accomplish ment of organized . control of enterprise by the state over a greater part, jf not the whole, of the industrial field. , 1 His own "party,.?Mr. Asquith described as "lew in. number voices crying m the . wiidedness derided in debate and overwhelmed in;1 the division; .lobbies,''' But, he added, "they fought on aui challenge any other party with thuir record." . - " - , Mr., Churchill . rs still confined to. bed in consequence of an operation for ap pendicitis and although resovering ha has been obliged to entrust his cam paign in Dundee to others.. Today, lie issued a manifesto, considered in politi- Have Interrupted Communi--; cations Between North, South and Central Part of Italy. . . In4no Oct. 8S. T'oe Time- rlnt a "message ..from Italy without naming the' source, saying v.- , - "The fascisti at 11.10 (Friday night) began a concerted action on several towns. They are now masters qf same of the chief, towns like Florence, Pisa and Cremona. Communication between north. south and central Italy have been inter rupted." . - . . ' "Eyery where in these towns thejr de posed the state authorities and assumed command. It seems , there was no resist ance and no conflict,' except in Cre.mona, where six fascisti were . shot. Evt-y- thing is quiet in Milan, where there H a great ..display of troops. There is no news from, other centers. ' TEXT OF A CIBCC.LAR THE y ; FASCISTI ABE" DISTRIBUTING BRIEF TELEGRAMS J JZ ' . . . . I Senator -Curtis of , Kansas, assistant republican floor leader of the. senate, is still ill.m Washington. Two rirls and thrp boys were killed when their automobile was struck by a Baltimore and Ohio freight train at a crossing near Holgate,, O.i ' Senator Oscar Underwood ha been compelled to cancel his schedule of speeches on Account of an acute attack of bronchitis. . ' Mrs. Nellie Seedier, 6S . , died at the Griffin hospital. An son la. - as the result of iniuriep received when, she waa run down by a motor -truck. lientenants ' E. L. Erreceson'and B. F. Armstrong were mstanly killed when a i N. 4 training plane fell 800 feet at the Hampton Roads Naval Air Station, The opponents of tlie re-election . of Marshal Joseph . Pilsudski as president of Poland have not yet named a candi date to take the field against him. , . Joha Bell Brownlow, for years, aa of ficial of the . post office department at Washington; died at Knoxville, Tcnn., Thursday. He was 84 years -old. ' Release, of the Canadian schooner Em erald,' seized by prohibition officers last week eight miles off New York, jvas fore cast by high treasury officials. EiiBUSEBMlIIlGIB GOiSTRACT, A. E. UiORSESu In Case of Gov't v. Virginia Shipbuilding Corporation, a VC -' lie Accountant Had Testified That His Audit Disclcs:..! About $1,000,000 Ued for Purposes Other Than ll : - Payment of Current Ship Construction Bills Indica tions Are That Arguments Will be Begun Monday. , London, Oct. 27. Beneto- MUssolinl, head, of Mie Fascist!, remained in Milan throughout all of today and had numer ous-conferences with Fascisti leaders and also a talk with the local prefect, says a despatch to the Times from Milan; The despatch gives the ext of a circular which the Fascisti have distributed in Pisa and other places. U says: . -"Officers, Soldiers, Citizens The Fas cisti - movement is neither against the country nor against the king. We want his majesty to. be really king of Italy and not submit himself to state actions which are cowardly imposed on him by hisr- present weak ministers. "We march on to .Rome -to, give Italy her full liberty; to give the Italian peop ple an Italy as was drean d of the half million dead in tbe great war and by New York police were msked to search for Charles W.' Cousins, Boston banker, declared to have been mising since he came to Xew Yora oil business October . ' . - - ' - . At the end of a chase which wound througgh England and France and back' lu jinrcriiai, .u. jHUVreuuiui, anus "Square Faced Kid," has been arf csted in New York city. . Alexandria, Va, Oct. 27. The govern ment began today , to offer testimony In support of its charges that funds ad vancedj by the Emergency Fleet corpora tion h&d been used' by the Virginia Shipbuilding corporation , for purpoaea other, than the construction of ships. In the legal battle in progress in federal court here over the seisure by the government of nine ships from corpora tion and the consequent sutt by the shipbuilders to -recover $ 8,000,000. Testimony was offered by J. H. Vaughn, Jr., a fleet corporation auditor, that his audit ad disclosed use by the United State Transport company, a sub sidiary of the shipbuilding concern, of about $1,000,009 for, purposes other that the payment of current ship eon str tion bills. His statements were denied r5 E. A- Morse, former president ot In Virginia company, who contended "CJ all money advanced had been aaed as cording to the terms ot Um contrfe" with the Beet corporation. Mr. Morse's testimony was supplement et by A- Lee RawUnga, a Norioik p'.:' lio KVsuutui, who testified that tkt books be had examined showed the rov' erhment owes the Virginia Shipbuilding corporation Ji. 4 05.129. Indications were that the fOvemmeTif practically had concluded its case ari that arguments would be begun Mondsj when the court reconvene. STATE TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION HEARS THESIS 03 MARRIAGE MS. CARLETON 8CICIDED . i UTtXTL -tLLIXO KET. SCHBISTLBB t Havre,' Mont, Oct. 27. The deaths ot he Rev. Leonard Jacob- Christler, ' wide y known clergyman of- Montana, and Ura. Marguerite Carleton in the.Christ er home early today were Bo plainly a asc of murder and suicide by the wo iM.n that no inquest probably will be ;-ld, the coroner aad sheriffs office an lounced tonight. , . , The pistol with, which the two were ;iled waa still clasped In Mrs. Carle '!! liiuid and her finger was still on "m trigger when he arrived in response .u Mrs. Chrlstler's call, Dr Mackenzie 'ui'i the coronar. Jf . . SCHOOXEB ADRIFT TEX MIXES OFT NA3TTUCKET Boston, Oct. 27. The schooner Doro thy Palmer is drifting about ten, miles off Nantucket, havng . lost . her rudder, according to a report received by the naval communication bureau.. The rev enue cotter Acushnet put Out to her as sistance, v '" - .'; ' t ... ' The Dorothy Palmer, a vessel of 2817 tons, sailed "from Norfolk October 14 for Portland, Me. i Quarter of a Billion for Advertising , The .executive secretary of the American Association of Advertis ing Agencies has stated to that organization . that- - within twelve months J20,000,000 wilt-be spent for advertising already contracted for. It isn't to be supposed that such a -sum of money is going to be spent without accomplishing something. " f . , ' 'i Such an investment is .being made for the purpose of developing business. Those who have "made those contracts have been convinced by" their experience in such lines that the money they put into adver tising will not only come back but come back several fold because it is trie, means of putting them in touch with those who want to buy and creating a market for. their goods... Likewise it is at -the saroet time rendering a most 'valuable service to the buyer. - ' ' The policy followed by those advertisers is one: which every 'busi-, ness "house Should adopt in the interest of good business. It pays solher' .a4 ltvwill- pay-'fou'.-antr in'-Ifor'w-icli' and Vicinitxyit! should be" remembered that there is no advertising service to be obtained lhat VWiU equal that rendered by The Bulletin. : - . , ., ..- .. .. , ; During the past week the following matter has appeared in The Bbliotin's news columns'. Hartford. Oct. 27. Inter-marriage of the menially and physically superior men The first momutaeat to be erected in j and women and legal prohibition of mar Michigan in honor of the late Theodore riages between tnane. disease ridden nd Roosevelt was -unveiled at Benton liar- persons unlit tor Human reprodnc- bor, Mich., yesterday with elaborate ceremonies. tion are two of the most logical solutions to; the problems ot restoring the world to a basin rf snunrl pj-tinnmii. tmlTHrl Jalla. Oadcrdonk. aged 40. nationally "iucational and Industrial tranquility, known for his paintings of Texas Klue I 7r?,sor' ,f l;?derlclf. Bonnets, to which he had dsvoted all his j J4"1 -ol'cC?; V' life, died at a hospital in San Antonio n rlhe ,N,ehw or ,!f'Slt.re- t0'd m: r ' t ,,,' .T- bers of the Connecticut State Teachers' from shock following an operation. association at their, falll meeting held - ' . . . .'ic Hartford High School Assembly hall. la the year ending June SO list. 6S j ..JJach ncw generation takes over in- - .... ' ... v . ; pTF".iun antt r. i- a.'an.Art itimiI tin 2,471 ?erauns. were brought back from the United States and repatriated in their native province, Quebec. For 'robbing a taxlcab chauffeur of 1200. and his car, William B. Silca was sentenced to state prison for a term of i eal and economic burden ten to twelve years in the superior court 1 times." in Salem, Mass. - , "1 -More, than 700 teachers in schools lo cated throughout Hartford county at- educational and social environments, in no greater capacity man did our prim hive ancestors.' Professor Davenport said, "and America and the rest of the world as a result are suffering from a brain -famine unable to bear the politl- of present A war veteran, en the Inside of whose coat were pinned many of- the highest tended the general meeting of the mom- ins session. This afternoon J. O. Knle- decorations awarded for valor in the ! man of Jolict, Illinois, spoke in place of world conflict, died at . the Parker Hill government hospital.- Boston. . Bulletin - Telegraph Local General Total Saturday, ' October1 21.'-.' 89 125 340 , 654 Monday, October 23.'.' 123 93 238 516 Tuesday, October 24. . ". 89 115 334 533 Wednesday, October 25, ...-.I?. 87 . 98 280 475 ; Thursday, ' ' October 26: ...... . 89 ' 90 236 415 Friday, ' October 27........ 104 -101 356 . ' 561 Totals-...: 591 624 1844 3059 The annual convention of the Xew England Dentnl srwietv hrnnrht mnA j than 200 members of that profession to Boston. The demists attended several clinics at tbe Harvard Dental school.' nr.; Albert- J. "Ochsner of riiicaco was William B. Owen, president of the Na tional Education Association, who sent word that he would be unable to at tend. WITNESS TESTIFIED THAT MBS. CHAMPION F1BED THBEE SHOTS Cleveland, . Oct 27.- Mrs. Mar-. Champion, on trial for the murder t.t Thomas A. O'Connell, carnival promot er, of New-Haven, Conn, fired Ihrw shots at O'Connell from a revolver tak i from the blouse of her dress alter takmj; careful aim at each shot. Jorpc Schmandle, a witness for the state testi fied at the trial late today. Of the witnesses who were put oi the stand today by the state who er able to say they saw the actual shoot ing Sctimandlo was the only one vh could Identify Mrs. unampion aa th one having fired all tbe shots. Schmandle, who was eating in the res taurant 'at" the time when two Detroit taxicab drivers testified be attempted to interfere when Mrs. Champion's hus band assaulted O'Connell with a cha r as he lay on the floor wounded. As h did o. . he testified Mrs. Champion, concealing the gun with her coat, pointed it at mm. Mrs. Champion produced the revolver from her bosom, wa ited over-and rot ber coat from the wall, held it over hr arm and said to her husband: "Sit back, daddy, till I riddle this with bullet,' Schmandle testified, describing the sheot- ng. -Then she Bred once at O'Connell and as he wheeled around she Bred ttkt WHV MEXICAN CONSULATE . ' IN. NEW YORK WAS CLOSED of Surgeonsr iu-B0eton. Dr. franklin 11. Martin of Chicago was chosen as director general.:-' - ' s . - - Seveateea Boas marched fifty pupils out of the couv'.-nt of St." Louis de Gon- zague parish. Woonsocket. 1 fire, starting in the cellar, building Tfith smoke. The premiere ot -The . Knight " Bf Columbus" was presented at the .die Prancaise theatre. Paris. The pro duction received a great ovation and promises to be a striking success. It is a three act play in verse by Francois I'or che. COLOXIAL EXPRESS DERAILED; TWO PASSENGERS IXJCRED Philadelphia, Oct.- 27.Two era were injured tonight when eight of m-b oi me L'oionial Express, bound from Boston to Washington, were . c . angles, Aid, according to 3 report to. the rpneral r.m. enn railroad. Both were fee, t. w . doctor on .board the train - trZKT? P1- ? were transferred : from' the .Colonial express after derailment at Bengies, Md., twenty ...c.; ,,orm or Baltimore tonigTit, and .IX Waehinst0n- Officials ne," said their reports contained no reference to any tajured but it was assumed names of any hurt would be forwarded to the general offices. .; I,M CATTLE SUBJECTED ' ' -, TO IKE TTJBERCCLIS TEST Hartford, Oct. 27. Cattle Commission er James M: .Whittlesey is preparing his report for the last fiscal year to be pre sented to the governor. Mr. Whittlesey said today that his report will show that during the year -the- number of cattle subjected to the tuberculin test was, 26. 000 and that the average amount- paid by way of compensation to the owner for each animal slaughtered was $60. KCT EfSIillB AUTOMOBILE , CLUBS HELD CONFERENCE NedCat0m!!n- ?! today to. the Hotel Bond, 'mt, was new under the auspices of the Au tomobile club of HartforH ,1 J JS2 Lto-?S- ' antomo: -.. .-w r,ugiana tor the nnr- pose or co-operating in bringing about umformity in state legislation, traSc regulations, gasoline prices, garage land eraCy '. toB!ssJt one another in an extensive safety . pro gramme. ELCHINATIOX OF GRADE CROSSINGS DISCUSSED Hartford. Oct.; 27. The elimination of grade -crossings was discussed today at a conference in the state capitol between Public Utilities Commissioners Higgins and Ed we 11. and General Counsel Edward C. Buckland, General Manager Bardo Attorney - Buckingham - and Enginer of Haven road and Chief Engineer E J Rudd of the utilities board. The hear ing was held behind closed doors. SETMOCR FIREMEN HAMPERED ' .'-' "' ;,bt" lack of; WATER Seymour, Oct 27.-e.Fire which swept New street early this moming destroyed one three-story wooden tenement "and badly damaged two outers besides doing slight damage to three more buildings in the vicinity. r The loss is estimated at about 115,000 with 'very little insur ance. Lack of water prevented the Are. men from conquering the blaze as quickly as they could have. The explosion of a still is alleged to : have started the blaze. - cal. circles the most breezy, that has yet appeared, containing biting phrases St the expenses of the conservatives, w-no smashed the coalition. Notable In the' manifesto is Mr. Churchill's, declaration that a cpnter party, such as has Ci David Lloyd George, is credited wi'-h and .T. W. i aspiring to create, is, in his .opinio-, I needless. - ., :, - Mr. Churchill declares himself : a lib eral and free trader, but he says he is j willing to co-operate with. . progressive j unionist elements if this should be nec essary to counteract what he terms the j predatory and confiscatory policy of. the socialist labor "party." , '., ' ! Reference was - made by Mr. Churchill to the . fact that the Bonar Law minis try Is the first pure - conservative mln7 istry since the Salisbury administration in 1885. It was iring this period that the secession of a part of the liberal party occurred over GTadstone's home rule for Ireland bill, and since that time .-whenever a conservative ministry has been in power .t always has had an infusion, from those seceding liberals, called liberal unionists. . . 1 Mr. Lloyd George . today delivered ad dresses while on his way to Glasgow. He -was given ? an ovation by " the uni versity students j and crowds of towns people at the' station at Glasgow, where tomorrow he will ' deliver : a speech. - . . - ' i . . ' o Austen Chanjberlain, chancellor of the exchequer in the .Lloyd George cab inet, spoke to his constituents in Birm ingham tonight. He defended his course in the coalition government and during the recent crisis.' ' He said there was virtually no difference in' the Bonar Law program and that of the coalition and ' that be was 'still prepared, to o operate with Bonar -Law.-, One of the most interesting features jof the situation continues to be the poa- siDiiity oi tne election Dnngmg lorui another coalition - government, but un der' a conservative premier. . "Co-oper"-ation," as it is called, seems to be hint ed at in most of -the addresses of Uia conservative anoS liberal unionists, and although there will be no opinion or offi cial - arrangement, - there. la evident a clear dispositio -non both aides for co operation. . - ,.- . . . ... .. . Lord Balfour, has ' promised to speak Monday on behalf of the coalition lib eral candidates at Berwick and two days later, to address a meeting; , a: Edinburgh under . the auspices ; of ; the conservative association. The Scottish Unionist council of Edinburgh today "re solved that nothing should .be done to impair co-operation with thd national liberals. There is even a. reportthat the conservative ;.and national liberal candidates in Leeds will issue a Joint manifesto. .- : " . : v: " ' Confusion ill party boundaries is still baracteristic of the campaign, and these tenders of support and co-opert-tion give an. air" of unreality to the struggle as it affects the parties lately composing the coalition, . the IaborUs- and the - Asquithian liberals being the only parties standing on Independent platforms.: It Is stated that "Lord Bir kenhead, former lord high chancellor our own- 'dead who continue at war dur ing' peace. - - - "Marching with the sincere desire of peace and love, our greatest shout shall alwayys be. "Long live the-army. Long live the king and Long live Italy." Washington. Oct. 27. -The Mcx:caa consulate in Ncw York city, waa ordered elected president of ,p)e American College ! closed, it was said today at tbe Mcxi- run j-muai.-y, because. oi tne decision ot the .New York state supreme court la the Oliver American Trading corpora tion case, which. It waa contended, was a violation of both the principles of civil and of international law. Mexican offl-' I., when a eials , In New York also. ' It was added, filled the had no facilities mith which to carry on their duties,' inasmuch as the ..id furniture of the consulate had been at tached. For. these reasons, it was stated the consulate would remain cioacd until the question at issue had been satisfac torily adjusted. Mexican officials here said tary had .asked tbe state department to take ac tion In the case but at tne department comment' waa withheld.1' It waa learned however, that the matter had been taken up directly with New York state officials by the department.. Until a reply is re ceived from Governor Miller, it is under stood that the stata department will make no reply to the Mexican representations. . Patrolman Ira C. Buell testified how h had stopped the Champions In front M the restaurant when they attempted ! drive away and had found a revolver elenched In Mrs. Champion', hsa-J a4 Covered by her left hand and bidder between her kneee. CRISIS IN ITALY HAS, AT --: . '. LAST COME TO A HEAD London, Oct. 27. The crisis In Italy, which has been inevitable ever since the fascisti came , into, being, .- at last has come to .a bead, says a despatch to the Times from Rome. - Within a .fenr days there probably will be. fascist! members of the government and consequently some hope for ihterpal peace. ' It' may seem paradoxical,' the ' despatch adds, but it is a fact that the' actual crisis appears less a crisis than the period which preceded it, and there Is a distinct feeling of relief In parliamentary .circles that at least a decision will, and indeed, must be reached. ' ' ' Alarmed by depredations of robber bands in the state- and at the North Dakota boundary line in Canada, citizens of West Hope inaugurated a guard sys tem with sentries on' all - roads leading Into the town. NEW HAVEN LABORER SHOT '.. - ' . WHILE EATING HIS SUPPER Sew Haven, Oct, 27. Joseph Filoriz zl, a -laborer, was instantly killed to night -when an unknown assailant fired a charge from a shotgun through a. win dow, aa Filorizzl and his 17 year old daughter, Josephine,, were - eating sup per at their home in an' outlying section of -West Haven. A moment before the shot was fired Josephine went to the door to investigate a strange - noise. Her father was shot while her back was turn ed. The full charge struck him in the, back of the head. ' .'According to his daughter,' TOorizzl had no enemies and . as-yet the police have discovered no motive for the crime. Filorlzzl's assailant' had disappeared when the police arrived, leaving no trac es. - ..,.'.. ' Josephine said she and her father were eating supper when she thought . she heard she heard a cat at the door. As she, started to open the door, she said, she heard a shot and turned around in time to see her father collapse. In fright she ran upstairs and: taking a revolver from a drawer fired two shots out of the window. Meanwhile another shot had been -fired -through -the front door. The first shot tore out a pane of glass from a window opening on a small enclosed porch. It is-not known how-the assail ant succeeded in getting on the porch. The strike In the Williamson, W. Va.. bituminous coal field, effective since July 1, 120, was called off last night by the United Mine Workers. District Secre tary Fred Mooncy confirmed the an nouncement - . . Thomas Viitim, president of the Tale de'nating association, announced that plana "were bethg made by his organiza tion' to organize a debating league made up ' of various high schools throughout the state. - CLOSING OT CONSULATE . HURTS NEW YORK EXTORTERS Ncw York, Oct. 27. New Toi ex porters doing business with Mexico found themselves greatly 'hampered In tnalr business today by the closing of th consulate. Many of them had goods aboard ships already sailing for Mesieo and were unable to obtain consular In . Seoarts th-t tnir , i.i.rfi.. I voices lor mem.' ". three women, had boen found suffering! lany ot th merchants wers planning from alcoholic poisoning in Boston dtr- j l" P ln',r gooas oy way oi i-niiaaei-lng the last week resulted tn the des- Pnl& or other ports where Aex. patch, of a special squad of1 police- In- u!r officer still are open, specters -on a tour of the city. One of Although It Tiad been ' reported from the stricken women died. . I Mexico City1 that the Mexican govern' " i I ment financial agency's office and that of .-Gertrude Ederle . and ' Helea W sis-'the Mexican national railways hers had Wright, youthful aquatic queens of the been ordered 0.sed both of them wws Women's Swimming associaii'Hi of New( open today anu it was said that no orders York, in all probability will accept an in- to closo had ecn received. viuuiw ui tour urea, jritain and REFUSED TO SUBMIT BOOKS - ' OF THE B. A. DAT CO. Sweden next June. Aa oar n firmed report was eorreat that Associate Justice Mahlon C. Pitney of the United States supreme court would be transferred from a private hospital at Hometown, rv J., where-he-has been LADT ARTOB APPRECIATES . . SERVICES OF LLOTD GEORGE riymouth, England, Oct 17. (Bj ins A. p.) "Now that my lata eolluacuse are down and out, 1 am not going to turn New York. Oct. 17 Fier.i ii., Foster lata today signed an order d rectmg Kalpi. a. Day, retiring federi phohibitlon director for Ncw York stale, to show cause why he should not.H punished for contempt of court for fail. mg to submit books of the R. A. Dsv Company for exarrinatton by a fed'rsl grant Jury ta connection with the Invest . gallon Into the disappearance of t.iei cases of Cham pa rne. and whiskey trors the Republic bonded warehouse.' Assistant U. 8. Attorney Clark an. nounced that Mr. Day bad refused to appear before the grand Jury to temi- unjess ne were granted immunity. This was refused, he said, "becscs of information la the poaseasioa of the gov ernment." Mr. Clark also announced that John F. !ershms, nephew of General Pershing, and a former assistant prohibition di recton for New York stale, had refused to testiry before the grand Jury unless bs were given Immunity. BCOVILLE MAMFACTIKIXO CO. TO ISCEEA CAPITAL 6TOC Waterbury. Oct. 27. A Special m-t-Ing ot the stockholders ot the. Boovll Manufacturing company, will bs held hers on November 4 for ths purpose oi Increasing th capital stock. The pres ent capitalisation is tt.0ft0.004 ad it Is proposed to Increase this to fla.000.. 000. the amount of tha Increase to be di vided Into 100.000 shares of ths par value of flOt each. If the Inert is authorised the directors will declare a stock dividend of 200 per rem., paying for It by transferring 1 0.000.000 of the present surplus of ths eompasy to the capital stock of he aw-ount. Ths au thorisation ot tha tnrrras was granted at the. last session of the slat legislature. TO FLOAT IN UNITED STATES (MM, COLO MB IAS UU New Tork, Oct. 17. Sen or Enrique Olsys lierrrra, Colombian minister to ths United Slates, announced tha Blau snd Company, bankers of New York, has was unanimously chosen as the orfle.al J'" s contract to s m, - asm, A pos sf . hnndred ,e. was sesreh- 1 fnd'V! "'J, rVt'V6 Prt' b low In the United Biatea Inter, was fixed at 4 per cent-, the loan be ing a rorl liable five years from October 1, 121. the final pa y men to bs tnado be fore September 1, lit". confined by illness for several weeks to """,A nd throw mua -n1 H-wlU ' another institution. jthem," said Lady Astor who tonight Ing the woods near Llvermorc Fails, Me., tha Sutton division of Plymouth. Her i or me person wno IS believed to have wua were iWRcn m an nuurens vi Clubbed to death Arthur Allen, ot Riley. ! thanks for ths honor ths division again Allen's body was found behlsd a rock ' bad conferred upon her. near a sandpit fifty feet from a high- "If you want me to Join the people way. ' ' . wno are howling at Lloyd George, . Bl- i . . j four and Chamberlain, who steered us Mrs. Tilly KUmek and her soa, Joseph i through the war. who signed ths Wash Mitkewkn. 2, were arrested in Chicago uigton conference,"' she added, "don't ana neia penning an investigation of the come to me. The country owes a deep and r. Chamberlain, will appear on', tn? same platform with- -Mr. - Dloyd ' Georga at a demonstration in .Queens hall, Lon don, Tiext- Friday. -:, .-. 1 ' Lord Robert: Cecit ; has finally,, an nounced his intention to remain an in dependent conservative. I an interview -Lord- Robert says M profoudly re lieved at the exit ot- . Mr.- Lloyd George and regards a .change in government as a blessing. ...He' adds -that he is a per sonal friend and a great admirer of Bo nar Law, and that he intends to support him and his government - so long as It pursues a policy he can approve, , condition of her husband, Joseph Klimek 3j. reported seriously ill from a slow poison. . Mrs. Meda HodtU, convicted la White Cloud, Mich.,"ot Ahe murder of her father'in-law. David Hodell, was return ed to the Big Rapids Jail, to await the outcome of an appeal from the circuit court verdict. . Thrngh an sa-trumpet.' which he held in shaking hands, Levi Husey, 85. years old, of New York, ande one of 'the pi oneer sponsors of the Cape Cod canal, heard that he had been awarded $lli, 460 by Supreme Court Justice Callair- Jian after a sixteen year legal battle over the financing n construction of the canal. Preliminary Investigations . conducted by internal revenue bureau officials have led them, to the belief that -a number of business men over the counthy have un dertaken to defraud tho government of taxes by crediting to themselves In their income, returns fictitious or. unjustifia ble lbsnea, running in some cases to huge amounts, debt of gratitude to thyj men." . Lady Astor In 1J19 was elected ths first woman member ot the house ot com mons on a coalition unionist .ticket for theSutton division of Plymouth. SCHOONER -SEIZED AS RUM ' RUNNER ORDERED RELEASED New1 York, Oct - 27. The Canadian schooner Emerald, .seized as a rum-runner outside the 1-mile limit about two weeks ago, late today was handed back to her skipper Captain J. A. Williams, upon- orders from Washington. . The prohibition navy, which captured the . two-master, conveyed her to -the army base in Brooklyn, where she' be gan reloading her one thousand cases of liquor; After she takes aboard nee- then . will resume her voyage to St. Pclrre, Sliquelon. Sunday has been tentatively set it tbe date for her departure. midnight. FATALLY INJURED WHILE1 RIDING ON AUTO TRUCK Winsted. Oct. 27. Joseph P. Antonio, a laborer on the state road, was fatal ly injured today while riding from work in an suto truck when a plank on which, he was silting was sioe-swlpped by a passing automobile. ' 'lus plank pro).-; -ed from the side of the trunk. Antonio was hulred Into tbe road and died while being taken to the hospital. Several other men sitting on the plank reoelrsd minor injuries. MOS.ftOS FIRE IN TE.NM.8Sr ' CENTRAL RAILROAD SHOTS Nashville, Tcnn- Oct. 27. Fire. s p Ing" through the main shops of ths Ten nessee Central railroad here tonight, destroyed three sdjoinlng buildings covering sn sere of ground, five loco motives and more than thirty box earn, together with much valuable machinery. The loss was estlmsisd at over o.- 000 by officials of ths road when tru essary stores she -will be escorted to the ( flame8 had been placed under control a: spot wnnrn Biro was, Btl.:f u ami SIX. I The Asterlcaa esasslatcs at Rcr and Brest, France, have been permaneni ly closed.