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AFTER EIGHT YEARS AS PRESIDENT,
iiiim"i i " rsfrsssr -A- if.wwi vvrwvvvruvAfvvxA I
WILSON IH ARCH 4, 1913, MARCH 4, 1921
PAIDWITHNEGLECT IN THREE YEARS,
AGAINST RAILWAY
SAYS BOY OF 20
Change From the .Alert Man Who Walked Beside
Taft to the Shrunken Figure That
Sat Beside Harding.
Mrs. William Webber Also Al- Army and Navy Deserter Can't
Judge Mitchell May of Kings
Says Attacks on Police Are
Not Warranted.
THE ' EVENING WORtb, SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 1921,
says men HUBBY
MA1ED 14 GIRLS
PROTECT OUR GIRLS
NEW YORK WOMAN
SHPPERS
STRIKE
CENSOR THE IVIES
ROBBED OF COSTLY
FOR HER NURSING
GRAND JURY WARNS
GEMS IN SAN DIEGO
RATES ON FREIGHT
Live Stock Business Near Ru'ml
feges Strange Woman Was
Remember Names of Some
It Is Said, Because of-
in Her Boudoir.
of His Brides.
High Charges.
Mrs. R. C. Benable, Winter
Visitor, Hires Los Angeles De
tectives to Recover Property.
(Sperlit is TM XmtM World)
LOS ANQKLES, March 5. A de
WEEPS ON THE STAND.
Declares Millionaire's Son Has
Otf Her Al nwanre From
- .
gl 3,000 a Year tO 53,000.
With her eyes filled with tears and
a. decided catch In her voice, Mrs.
Maud K. Webber of No. 400 Riverside
Drive told Supremo Court Justice
Robert F. Wagner a dramatic Btory
of treatment she alleges she rcccvled
from her husband, William, of No.
38 West 68th Street as a reward for
her faithful nursing of him through a
ilangerous Illness In 1916.
lira. Webber, whorls a brunette of
striking beauty, told the court that
upon the death in 1308 of his father,
Illchard Webber, multi-millionaire
Harlem matketmastcr, his younger
son, her husband, began a career of
lilffh living.
She declared her husband's late
hours and free Indulgence In costly
vlntagos so undermined his health
that In 1916 ho was practically a
physical wreck and was removed
from their Riverside Drive homo aj-
most a raving maniacHo a sanitarium
In Connecticut
"For four weeks after his nrriv-ii t
the' institution," went oa Mrs. Webjj
ber, "my husband was In such condl-
tlon that no one could talk to him.
1 engaged tho best physicians and
nurses to care for him and made al-
mo,,da,ly trips to tho sanltar.um to
loo arter him.
Webber was released from the sanl-
tariura in two months, but his phy.
bi.inn j i . . , . . p u umi ua liq lurucu over io mem. '
elclan directed him to take a rest WTilIe awaiting extradition Hammond
cure, going to Atlantic City and tnk- had engaged as his attorney Julian V.
lag his wife, as fliu had proved 'Jfer- ' Carobba of No. 115 Broadway. CarabbA
lielf his best nurse. talked with Hammond, but gave up
"Instead of taking me with him," ' the case when Hammond told him ho
sobbed the young wife, "he got to- had marriod twelve other women after
gether a party of his old companions, leaving Miss Fltzhenry.
Including ,a Miss Crawford, with James A. Turley, a lawyer, with
whom he is still on terms of Intimacy, offices In tho Woolworth Building,
and wont to tho Hotel Traymorc In .representing the Burko and Fltzhenry
Atlantic City. He spent money like families, nicd suits In the Supremo
water on these people." Court at White Plains asking a divorce
To show the court that young Wob- and an annulment. Justice Keogh
ber greatly enjoyed the companion- heard both cases together Saturday,
ship of Miss Crawford, Herman Holt- Tho testimony, now being transcribed
man of No. 233 Broadway, chlaf of for presentment Monday, revealed the
counsel to Mrs. Webber, Introduced story as here set down.
Into the records of the trial or her I Mr. Carabba said:
ult for a separation a boardwalk ' "Young Hammond comes of a good
photograph of her husband with his family. I don't believe he knew what
arms about her rival, and smiles on ho was doing. Ho told mo that be
the faces of both. Bides Miss Burko and Miss Fltzhenry
Mrs. Webber told the court that her he married twelve other women. He
husband came home at all hours of sold ho marriod them within throo
the night and early morning, lntoxl- months after he left Mtes Fltzhenry
cated. Early ono morning In March, and that ho had forgotten tho names
11T, she oa!d. she received a tel- of some of them. Ho said to me: 'I
phone call from her maid while sho never thought they would got wise to
(Mrs. Webber) was at the home of her me. Most of them I only lived with
slstor. who had Just lost her husband. !t jay o- two "
Tho maid Bald sho could not get into ' ' n
tho Wobber home to begin her duilr
autics.
Mra Webber hurried to her
she said, and was astounded
entered her own boudoir to find her
husband there In tho company of a
ju.tin . -hiuh nuvju tui.itiiy wus un
known to her.
Toting Webber attended the trial,
accompanied by an attorney and of
fered opposition to his wife's plea for
S"em3njnow" winv!ngh0 $3,000 a ycariBut Trouble Was Nemethy
Sho told Justico Wagner that when i
they were living together, her hus
band allowed her personally ?1 5,000 I
a year, but that through pleas of !
lack of m ins he Had succeeded in
whittling this amount alnca ho left
her late In 1919 down to J3,00".
Webber told tho court that he Is '
not nearly so well off now as ho was
when his father loft his brother
Richard and himself tho mitl'nn- '
dolar meat marKct uio cider man ;? , , '.an,.
had built up, and one-fourth of hbi trial of her action for a dlvorco against
million-dollar personal estate, tho George N. Neracthy. a mechanical
remainder going to tho widow, Rioh- gjcpcr.t.
'l H8denddatlfahtl he Is an official, at " certainly has." replied the pretty
high salary of a large music publish, your.g woman: "and I imagine ne
Ing connany, saying ho merely did wishes now ho had remained with mo,
aarwhicKrece1 ss&s.' : f ' 'f ' "
gatton- I the country and marrying other
' women without having any right to
HOOCH CAUSES SORE !,.
CPTTT rtMPIT ITC rilDV I ilrs- Nemethy told the Court the
rOLljUHIillOURE. married Nomefby Oit. 30, 1009, and
I tliat he suddenly dl3appaarcd from
Erstwhile Druggist. Now Self-Styled '.their homo in 1913. Subsequently she
I3noll2?P-er Vlh "ad Tab of ' ,carncd that 1,6 liad son6 t0 Boston'
uooueggei. kpim v..iu i ai or , begn arrC!)tcd tor oacacCi servcd
1913 and Now. ;a sentence and moved on to Pltts-
"Elght years ago," said a caller at ' burgh. Ho took to hlmsclt a new wife
Prohibition Enforcement headquar-,1" tne Smoky City, the evidonco ro
tors to-day. after checking up on a;vealed, and in a few months left the
, .. . ,. , i second as he had deserted hl3 nrat
rtmoval permit Inside. "I was a re- i,naThen he bobbed up in Detroit,
npcctable Jobber in druggists' sup- where, it la charged, he acquired a
plloa; now I am" he lowered his third wife without going through any
voice and glanced back over 1i!a leeal formal lflca looMng to the sunder.
shou.dcr-a bootlegger." ; ung women"
"I rend by tho papers to-day Mrs, Nemethy was represented by
though virtually everybody In Wash- Albert K. Schwartz and Assemblyman
mgton at the Inauguration corcmo- Frederick U "acUenberc. Justice
., . ... , Wagner announced he would sign a
es was trying to buy whiskey only jeerbe In th" young matron's favSr In
twenty-four found enough of it for , ,,J '
I he police to take notice of them. , due lime. ,
ct&lST" DAYLIGHT SAVING HEARING.
Wnshlnirlon dhcerlnp for tho nnmr. .
rifled democracy until wo wera foot-
jioroj wnen wo paiu our noioi mil
and the proprietor gave us each a
nt of whlnkov with his comDllmonts
vo used It to rub our footsoic feet
1cforo starting for the railroad sta-
tion and tho fellows who went to
the inauguration yesterday wore got-
liner their feet sore walking arjund
looking for It." .
-. i
ii.ii. . iait fiv f n -to vr
rnlleenmn to J" lor 1- to JO leti
1 avrvimuii jiuiiun aiwuriiiuviv vi
Westfield, N. J., - was sentenced In Su
preme Court, Elizabeth, to-day to serve
a term of from twelve to thirty years
in prison,
Dooltng, Oa
Dooling refi
f Christmas ;
i l,a took Into
K three, years
a ments cone
made by V
in prison, tio suot ana lauua js
antes
Dooltng, Garwood isloonkeoper.
when
nuiin. FArnpi to Hall him liniinr nn
n iiitl. umi,
he took Into consideration MoCormicic's
menis concerning; ms sooa conouct iuvrmiwinK a,, dusiwif, it uum
nude by Wextaeld mdaia. 'ago Wa J800. ,
It that sailor -who boasts of pos
sessing wives In several porta will
mona, twenty, .or Bongonimrst, now
so11- a le" in tie Portsmouth!
,naval Prison at Klttery, M. , tho
chances are he will forever hold his
peace. A suit tor the annulment, of a
marriage, pending In thoBuprome Court
a WhlU Plains revealed yesterday
tbt Hammond deserted from the
array twice, from tho navy once, and
naa left fourteen wives scattered
from "Vermont to Virginia,
Tho court was told that In October.
UHi Hammond, thon seventeen, a
private In tho llth Cavalry at Fort
Ethan Allen Burlington, Vt., went
A. W. 0. 1 A"t the Municipal Build
lnK tero on ct- he was married to
MlM Elizabeth Murray Burke of Jer-
City. They took a room In East
l2tn Street, but only a fow hours
after tho marriage Hammond was ar-
rested and taken book to his regU
tnent
110 was Wed, served a short sen-
tcnoe. deserted and enlisted In the
navy under his brother's name. In
l"&he deserted from the navy,
A IIoDohel a short time later he
waa married to Miss Lorotta F. Fltz-
henrj1, twenty, daughter of a wealthy
truckman of Rockaway. He loft her
hen a baby was born. Joseph J.
FNihenry, the girl's father, took her
Ime-
La1 Mfty Mr. FltzUenry had his
daughter meet Hammond by appoint-
SSIISSWS ,
Jersey City and Indicted for bigamy.
He pleaded guilty, but sentence was !
suspended when the naval authorities .
Picked Up2Wwes
on' Rocky Road
of Matrimony
First Deserted Wife No. 1,
Who Will Get Divorce.
..Vour nusband has certainly had a
... , , v.. ,, ,,,
rock road to travel since he left you.
observed Justico Wagner yesterday to
Mrs. Anna Notnethy of No. 1207 First
A.in,1B duPin. h.r teEtlmonv at tho
ut far Tliardy Noon In Albuny
i industrial Bill Up Tneidy.
......
Al-B.VNY, March j. Gov. Miller
has set Thursday noon next as the
time when he will glvo a public hear-
inr on the repeal of tho Daylight 8av
. In jw. The ijcaring will too In the
. i.'vmi Phunber.
Tueiday noon next the Covernor will
rlv! a nubile hf4rl!iB on the bill re-
' organizing the Industrial Commission,
fcni ... i .v.. tinvmnrf. i,
r
Uctogrnarlan Darned In Lonely Ilanir
Frederick Ames, eighty years old,
who lived alone at 'his home, No. 302
ISth Street, Urooklyn, waa pulnfully
' burned about tho face and hands when
rlra occurred In the house to-day. lie
was taken to, the Holy Family IIos-
T
HE New York World of March
story of the first Inauguration of Woodrow
Wilson, contained thin comment on the
physical appearance of Mr. Wilson while In the
Senate Chamber:
"Beside him (Mr. Taft) the new President looked
almost boyish. While Mr. Taft moved ponderously
Mr. Wilson was more alert. His keen blue eyes took
in the splendors of the Ambassadorial uniforms,
the cluster of dark-robed Justices and the faces of
the Senators and Congressmen who filled the, room."
Tho TImc3 had the following In its account of
Mr. Wilson's ride from the Capitol to tho White
House:
"Bowing, smiling and with his hat in his handt
most of the time, President Wilson travelled from
the Capitol to the White House. As the Presiden
tial carriage swung from the Capitol grounds ' a
great cheer went up and the President smiled apd,
leaning forward, waved his hand. Thb Increased
the noise. . . .
"At North Carolina Avenue and B Street a new
storm of cheers broke loose and tho President took
off his bat and bowed. . . .
"At New Jersey Avenue a group in a window
COP FRUSTRATES
ALCOHOL ROBBERY
Two Barrels Abandoned wnn
Stolen Baker's Wagon Youth
Near Scene Held.
Policeman Collins of the Hamilton
Avenue Station stopped a youth he saw
running at Columbia and President
Streets, Brooklyn, at 4.10 A. M. to-day.
Tm a boxer out training for a fight.
he said. The policeman made him go
back with him toward a cross street
Into which he saw five other men dis
appear. In front of No. M President street.
where Vincent Pcannardclla has nn al
cohol warehouic, ho found a b-iker'a
wagon. In the wai?on was a. barrel of
alcohol, on the sidewalk was another,
worth tosether about JS75. somebody
had taken from the cash register.
The baker's wanon and horse had been
stolen fanm Hell's Bakery at No. 61C
Coney Island Avenue.
rne youui uesennea nimeu ,-ia di
v.iap MrArzKArl. nineteen. No. GS Car
roll street, lie is ncia wnno mi puiicu
clear up the chain oi coincidence.
ROB N. Y. BANKER'S SISTER.
('ran jolinslwch .Itmpprd to lied
liy Masked Men.
BERLIN. March 5. Frau Felix
Schwabach, sister of James Speyer, New
York banker, and wife of a private
hardcer, was robbed of 150,000 marks In
money and Jewelry by two masked
burglars.
They covered her with revolvers, strap
ped her to the bed and ransacked tni
room. It took her an hour to freo her
lr. Her husband was in the llelch-
hUk before the revolution, and thoy live
m an trcnuBTS oistnch
WILSON
IN
1913 '
MARCH 4, 1913.
G, 1013, .In Ita
CHORUS GIRL LEAPS
5 STORIES TO DEATH
OUT HOTEL WINDOW-
Bonnie Woodward Has Words With
Man Just Before Fatal
Jump.
Bonnie Woodward, twenty-six, u
chorus glil in a revue playing in a
14th Street theatre, committed suicide
at 2 A, M. to-day by Jumping from a
flfth-story window of tho Hotel Bom.
erset. In West 41th Street. Sho Is
said to havo a husband In Pitts
burgh and relatives in Ironton. O
Her friends said she had been de
spondent for weeks and threatened
to end her life. A man describing
himself as John F. Berlin, proprletoi
of tho Crystal Hotel, ut Johnstown,
I'a., said ho hud known tho girl about
a year, and came here Tuesday to
visit her. Tho pollco say they had
registered at the hotel under as.
Burned names.
Accordingto Berlin, who was re
leased after being held temporarily
as a material witness, nhe visited
friends at a hotel acrosd the street
..- I .... . nlvhl'a KL-fr,...! 1 n ff. n,t
came In Just before 2. Ho said the!
had words and that Hhe walked to thu i " jiommy on vnarKui o. news
window, opened It, turned and tald caught In a taxi with three cass and
"Ooodby, Bllllc," and Jumped. He i a tlask of whiskey, John Mcltedmond
says ho trlod to reacr nnd hold hei,i0f So. 1001 Tlnton Avenue; Slyveater
but she was too quick. So was dead , . , r -,, ,5-,, ll2 . irB)..
"co'Theit'r'e l ' " r.ham Levln.of L m.
ramcc Theatre. ,..,, ,
. f ii -Q ' -
ui.-if.iriii.-j. i-nnti unniiT mum.
tmnvfvs iji.fl!. HitiiMn OL'IMNI T.birti
Ilsuiln I iid rS. Tiin.nulM
1 . a tt.. s4n.stiisi A I Ui aaM fl in. n iaiI
iT.i. ti.. tiettmt tt K w. Cm
jiouuu. sac aww
raised a shout that attracted the nttcntlon of tbe
President. Ho waved his hat and laughed out
right. ...
"Just before the carriage turned In at tho White
House grounds so mo Princeton boya gave their yell
with such vigor that other sounds woro drowned
out. The President smiled and faced the students.
He bowed and then his- hat came off. Hoheld it
aloft and waved It while the college boys gave their
yell three times."
MARCH 4, 1921.
From DavCd Lawrence's description of the scene
at the Capitol yesterday, printed in The Evening
World:
"To the last, Woodrow Wilson seemed to be In a
fighting mood, though everybody who stood around
him felt that his feeble figure, belied his attempts to
appear in his belligerent spirit of old.
"Slowly Mr. Wilson wended his way along the
corridor for fifty feet from tho elevator Just to
tho right of the Senate Chamber. As he proceeded
slowly, he leaned on his cane and was unaided. His
left shoulder was stooped and tils left hand hung
limply nt his sldo.
"Surrounded by members of his Cabinet, Demo
cratic Senators nnd military and naval aides, Mr.
Wilson entered tho President's Room, tlicro to bo
greeted by Mr. Harding. An aide helped take Mr.
Wilson's overcoat from his shoulders and tho man
- who hail driven through the streets of Rome, Paris'
and London, hailed as the great peace-maker of this
generation, sank limply Into his chair.
'"I'm afraid, Mr. President, I shall have to beg
off' (from attending tho Inaugural ceremonies),
was Mr. Wilson's final remark to Mr. Harding,
v,ho told him ho thoroughly understood. Then it
was that Mr. AVilson, with halting step and down
cast head, his left shoulder stooped but his eyes
turned upward endeavoring to smile, trying to tho
end to exhibit a fighting spirit and an attitude of
no surrender, pns&cd out of official llfo Into tho
sunshino of the Ca&'.tol grounds, thero to be mo
tored to the privacy of his new homo and the con
soling atmosphere of colleagues and fricndR. faith
ful to the last to the Idealism that once thrilled a
war-torn world."
FORD PAMPHLETS
IMPEDE TRAFFIC
Report of Shooting and Big Crowd
Bring Police, Who End the
Excitement.
The police heard that there wub a
young riot in progress at noon to-day
nt l'ark Hon- and Frankfort street,
nnd although it wasn't true It almost
was.
Thrto or four hundred people were
found milling with the would-be
venders of a publication announced as
"All about Henry Ford, tho traitor."
A hot argument on the merits .if the
pamphlet, It.i HUhJcct and Its sal.vmen
was approaching a possible fistic
climax when the cop charged In. Thoy
had some ifltficulty In dispersing tho
crowd and traffic was impeded for a
few minutes, but ordor was restored.
Tho rumor that "two shots wero
fired" had no basis. Tho police guessed
the report had to do with a couple of
tire blowouts.
CkiikM With -Loud of Whlnkey,
Feeral Commissioner Hitchcock to-
dAr hold In 1500 ball each for a hear-
limit; ui inn uiuiu. i u
i w-r irrutul last nicht bv Hixk-IuI
' . .... v.. .. -. ... . i
L'nUr.l jjuttt lntlllgncc. unit, on th
! ,
llostim Road at I7tti UtrteL
The Kings County a rand Jury for
February In n report submitted to
day by Reuben Olcdhltl, the foreman,
stated that an unusual number of
cases of attacks on girls from twelve
to flltocn years oi ago had been
brought tooforo the body and such a
largo number- of cases Involving Ju
venile delinquency as to give the
jurors causo for alarm.
It was recommended that some sort
of censorship of moving irictures 'bo
exercised by the pollco authorities be
causo numerous Juvenile offenders
testified to tho a rand Jury that they
had (been. Influenced to commit acts
of crlmo 'by motion pictures.
In dismissing the Grand Jury Judro
Mitchell May uttered a defense of the
Pollco Department. He declared that
there Is no "crime wavo" in this city
and thnt conditions hero are similar
to conditions In all largo cities In the
United States and aro better than In
other large cities In other parM if the
world.
"Persistent, baaeless attacks on tho
Police Dopartmont," said Judge May,
"weaken tho force as a protector of
our rights, Thoy bring tho Police
Department Into public contempt be-
causo thoy aro directed at overyd
policeman. In a number of recent
cases the testimony of police officers
before Juries has been -weakened by
tho disposition on tho part of Juiors
to doubt tho unsupported testimony
of police officers,
"All men know that the Police De
partment Is particularly subject to
nttack on tho cvo of a municipal
campaign. It Is unfortunate that
these attacks at th'a time are being
mado by worn-out has-beens who aro
trying to rejuvenate themselves po-
I lltlnnll nnl Vi hoa tnnnivfa Vinn H fl
luiwuiiv iiiiu ry iivou w wt uu oti v w uit
In their ambition they had llttlo ru
gard for life, llborty or reputation."'
No Tail Light
On Wheelbarrow;
Cap Gets Busy
Thousands See Election Bet Paid by
Loser With Band and
Elephant.
The police of Caldwell, V. J., hava
started a crusado against reckless
aristocrats who ride In luxurious
wheelbarrows and fall to obey the
law of the land us It applies to ve
hides. No telling how long the cam
pain may lost, but It's started.
Harry Williams was served with a
summons last night fol riding down
llloomfleld avenue In i wheelbarrow
which had no tall lights. Tho docu
ment waa served by Patrolman Kd-
ward Van Dyke, who, when Williams
tried to take him out of It, merely
replied:
'Toll It to tho Judge."
Between 8,000 nnd 10,000 people
thronged tho avenue when William
took his ride. Ho Is a Republican
and his barrow was propelled by
Joseph Moore, a Democrat, who bet
on Cox last fall. Tho spectacle lust
night was tho payment of tho bet
The barrow was electrically llgtited
and thero was an extra attachment to
the battery by which Moore, whenever
he pleased (which was frequently)
could administer nn electric shock to
his passenger, thus lessening In some
degree tho comfort of the ride.
It was qulto a parade. There was
a hungry but hopeful looking elephant
In tho leud und there wns u band.
- - - -
NEAR DEATH IN SUBWAY FALL
Molormsn KnVrs I.lfc of Oil Man In
Urooklrn.
John Dougherty, sixty-seven years old.
manager of tlio Columbia Oil Company,
No. IS William Street, who Hvcj at 7th
Street and Shorn Ilond, Brooklyn, top
pled and fell frpm tho S3d Btrnat station
of the Fourth Avenue suuwuy in urooit
lyn this morning. A local train was
pulling In at the station and tlm motor
man, Theodore Utley of No. 354 Grove
Street, Brooklyn, stopped the train just
as Mr. Dougherty struck tho tracks
Mr. Dougherty was struck lightly, by
the train. He was taKen to tno Nor
wcKlan Hospital suffering from Internal
Injuries.
At the offices of tho oil company. Us
President, Hugh King, said Mr. Dough
crty had been with th concern for
twenty-nvo yeais and was a nlghly
prized exeeutlvi'. flu snid to-duy vs
the tlrst Umo In all Mr. Dougherty's ser
vlco that he wuu not ut his desk prompt
ly on time.
BEAT AND ROBBED FATHER.
Son Arrrstrd sa lie I Knlerlnsr a
Jlnvlo llouar.
Kosallo Romano, u driver of No. 403
Bast 17th Street, was held tn 11.500 ball
for lbs Urand Jury by Magistrate Slnimn
In Yorkvlllo Court to-day on u charge
of grand larceny and assault mudo oy
his fathur. John lloinano.
Tlin father said he waa awakened dur
ing the night of Feb. 28 by the move
m"nt of his ron. who was searching
the pockets of coat hinging In the
bedroom. He nald ho leaped up ind
struggled with his son until tint UUIar
knocked lilm unconscious with a puncl
jn tne jaw. mi miner saia iun
The father said tlw
thn riotvirtad with ITS. he took frmn
, the coat. He was arrettjd last nltht
I , n i I V. .....
t wnuo enieriog a. uiwr uuum.
tective agency here has been em-
bfJln- "ST Vtnt"Z i N.T i
uiiv tu iiiiu Tuiucuiica wiiiGii ana
leges have been stolen while she was
wintering at Han Diego. The goods
consist of furs and Jewels valued at
'thousands. A ' chauffeur la said to
have given the clue leading to a con
fession made In Chicago regarding the
stolen property.
Samuel V. Smith, a bandmastor of
Kings County, Is coming here next
month to mako his home. Oliver S.
Morosco has Informed his representa
tives here ho expects to leave New
York wlttn a wcok, bringing West
some of tho biggest New York stage
successes.
The steamship Steel Mariner from
New York has arrived at Los Angoles
Harbor.
Miss Beverly Bayard, arriving1 here,
has completed a transcontinental hike
from New York, with tho exception of
tho trip by train from Arizona.
Elek J. Ludwlgh and Mrs. Ludwlgh
of New York wero guests of honor at
dinner here, at which were present
many lltorary celebrities.
Mrs. J. D. Hanloy, Mrs. It. E. Dewey
and Mrs. C. A. Hall of Now York were
special guests at aTroceptlon horo to
prominent philanthropists of tho Na
tion, given by tho directors of the
Mnry Andrews ciurk Memorial iiome.
Miss Jnno Welch, New York, was
the guest of honor nt luncheon given
by Mrs. Sloan Orcutt.
William Kennedy and Mrs. Kennedy
of Brooklyn nre nt tho Hotel Alex
andria here. '
Polo enthusiasts in Los Angeles are
planning to have tho Long Island
polo teams come to the coast next fall.
JOHN L CHILDS DIES
AT GRAND CENTRAL
Former State Senator From Floral
Park Stricken on Train Pulling
Into Terminal.
Mrs. John Low la Chllds, wife of
former Stuto Senator Chllds of Tulip
Avenue, Floral Park, Long Island, and
their son, John, wero among the
throng to greet relatives and friends
arriving at Grand Central Terminal
this morning. They wero to meet Mr,
Chllds, who was returning from Al
bany, whero ho had stopped off on
his return from a visit to California.
Not seeing the former Senator they
made Inquiries and learned he had
been stricken with heart dlseaso as
tho train was pulling Into the sta
tion und had been taken to the Kmer
gency Hospital. Mrs. Chllds and her
son hurried to tho Hospital, arriving
Just after Senator Chllds died.
Senator Chllds, who wns sixty
years old, waa for many years u
prominent flguro In Republican poll
tics on Long Island. He made a
large fortune Jn tho seed business at
Floral l'ark.
RESCUES WOMAN IN WATER.
Firemen Commended for Drarrry
for lnp From Hen Wall.
Deputy Flro Chief Edward Worth of
the Marino Division sent to Flro Head
quarters to-day a report commending
the bravery of fireman Thomas Keliey,
of No. 31! Nicholas Avenue Brooklyn,
of tho flreboat New Yorker who Jumped
into the chilly waters off the Battery
sea wall last night and saved from
drowning Mrs. Helena Kerrigan of No.
163 West CUth Street.
Keliey was on deck watch when ho
heard tho screams of a woman. Jump
ing ashore he run along the stone wall
und although many persons wero near
by nobody hud attempted to aid the
struggling woman. . Keliey leaped,
gruped her und then swam bac;.i to
the bulkhead whero firemen Hulllvan,
Noonun and othorj lifted his burden
ashore. ... . .v..
Mrs. Kerrigan said she was at the
Battery to enjoy the air and while
ni ih wiitem edco becume
faint and fell Into the water. Keliey
is on the roll of merit on two former
occasions.
IMMIGRANTS STAMPEDE.
Pnllcriurn Hrnlure Order In Grand
Central .Station.
Tan arrival of 6S0 Immigrants from
iin.ir,n rauicd such a confusion at
Grand Central Station to-day 25 police
mM wero needed to maintain order
Tho first 100 examined were passed
satisfactory by the heulth Inspectors
i ml the HHbr Sheltering aio no
elety and the Travelers' Aid boclol
wu.u active getting them trur.iporta
.lon and lodg.ngJ. "Wireless Lou Is
.Bltner, 1C year-old son oi Aiiierrnun
.cltnar. headed tho workers of the for
mer Society In transportatliiK the im
iiilgranlj) In buses to the home at No.
22'J Ew llroadwuy.
lluroua-h Prrsldent Connolly (Jel-tlna-
Ilettcr.
A memorandum Issuod frvm the of
fice of Borough President Maurice
Connolly of Queens to-day regarding
Ills rwenl Illness, riamn ni.ii num
undetermined causes he wtfered a
paralysis of both l-g h niontu ugo;
treatment and physical rest liuve
completely reBtored hU control of ii s
right leg und to n dree that of his
lelt Mr. Connolly hsj continued to
dlrct thn affairs of the Dorougli
through HIS Ollica u inrriu
is expected to return to his desk bo
fore April.
Son Kills Father lu Feud.
LEXINGTON. Ky.. March 3 In tae
rooponlng of aii o!d fond. James Splcer
va killed nnd Ids son, Floyd HpKer.
was woundud when t.ny were attuea-.fi
by Olllc Bpicer, another son, and iitruni
Bpencer on Cano Creek. Hi'nuWiUt Coun
ty, aixordlng to word received here to-
CHICAGO, March 8. Shlppwa of,!
mo country are on strike ngATSKd
high rates charged by carriers. Tba
- trtk. is aimed to obtain lower freliJ
.. ... i .
last year forced down commodlt
A conference of ahioDers of
country boa been called In ChlcagtJSi3
March 14 to discuss the shinning a'nd!
traniroortation situation. "Tho
high level of freight rates -has helped i
to demoralise business of the coofil
try," the' call for tho meetlnc taldU
All shippers, Including farmers' ?
ganizattons, manufacturers' and coa
sumera' aasoclation-i wro Invited tn
send representatives to tho mooting7
In the call ulemed hv mnnv well known' SM
concerns. i-
Sh.ppers have quit sending goods
because rates are too hlgb, It
stated by Clifford Thorne, rcpresoni
Ing some of tho shippers' organlA- .' j
"The Increase of rates gran!edVl
Aug. was planned to net the nlir 1
roads 11,700.000,000 annually," piR, ,
higher tax than tho shippers Ty';l
rmv! thv havn ntllt aimrfinv vnnrtm m
ond the carriers aro up agalnit y
iur rovenuo. tasieau ot lacrcaviug
the Incomo of the railroads the '5
creaso In rates has really rasullciPtn
decreased revenue." ,t'
Prices of live stock aro on prac
ticauy pro-war level, live stoox snip
pcrs pointed out. while freight rates
are approximately 70 per cent higher
than before the war. Shippers of
snoep, mey omened, oiten got
more tnanil a head for their anin
after paying freight charges.
cueu somo instance wnere snoep
shippers realized on 13 cents a head,
Grain shipper declared that ' Ifta .
farmer shipped corn from the Mis
souri Itlvor to How York at present
prices he would realize only about
two cents a bushel after paying
charges.
Railroad executives here declared
their operating costs, such as labor,
had not decreased, and until there
was a decrease they would not lower
rates.
FUNERAL OF GEnTbUTT.--
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Many O racers of Old National Guard
at Services. .
Funeral services for the late Brief
Oen. McCoskry Butt were held to-dsyt-st
Bt. Thomas's Church. (3d Street ttijd,
Fifth Avenue, with the Rev, Dr. Ernest
M. fit Ires, the. rector, offlcUtlng.. Inter
ment was In Greenwood Cemetery."'
Oen. Butt was for twenty years He
trively Interested In National Guard sf
fairs, having served as an officer In.
the 7th and 12th Regiments before as
suming command of he First Brigade.
Delegations of officers from both regie
ments attended the service to-day and. '
Major' Gen. Daniel Appleton. retired,
former Commander of the 7th, and Brg.
Gen. Cornelius Vanderbllt wero amons'
Jhe honorary pall bearers.
Among the other Guard officers who
nltnnrif.fi wre formpr RLt Ari ItitJLlif)
General Nelson A. Henry, Cot. Kdwardl" '3
Olmsted of the Uff of AUJor Qeji?, ?j
jonn r . o iiynn, ana uoi. I, u. liurrpi ,
present i-.onnanaer oi me no. ,n
HELD AS A FUGITIVE.
, w.
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Uscape Front Sing; Sins.
A man picked up early to-day "on
suspicion" by Detective Carter of trie
Automobile Squad admitted at the,
Beach Street Station, according to Uje
ponce, aa is jasper iiaaicwuz, an es
caped sing Sing convict.
Ho said he was sent up for a yeirv
In 1819 for etabblng a man on v pier?"
here, and escaped from a road sang, ,
more than a your ago, but only receatb
ventured back to New York. J ,
Japanese Prlnee Starts for Bnrepb
TOKIO, March 4 (Associated Press'J.''
Prince Illrohlto, heir apparent to the"
tnrona oi japan, leu xoKonama yesteM
day by an Imposing military and naval
Prlnea was taken to the battlashln
Katori, which will take blm to Europe
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