tTHE- EVENING WORLD, TUESDAY, DECEMBER
BABY SISTER DYING
WOMAN FIGHTS COPS WHO
SEIZE 20 IN DRUG RAIDS
SAYS SHE SHOT HER
Denies Father Inflicted Wound
That Destroyed Eye and
. May Cause Death.
Fear that manj children havo of
pollco and prison ts shared to a larso
Argrto by seven-year-old Annette Al
bcrtlno of No. 310 East 33th Street,
but when sho is arraigned to-day In
th Children! Court It will bo said to
her credit that her loyalty to hor
"daddy" Is much stronger than that
Annette was left with her two-year-old
stepsister, Marie, yesterday after
noon whllo her mother, who was 111,
went to a hospital. An hour later
sh ran to a neighbor's and said Mario
had "fallen oft a table and cut hor
eye." When Mario was taken to nelle
vuc Hospital the surgeons said her
rlfht eye 'had been destroyed by a
gunshot and she would die.
Detectives took Annette to the East
Sith Street Station and questioned her
for throo hours, but fche stuck to hor
story that Mario was hurt by a fall,
fhe cried and screamed, but she could
not bo Induced to change her state
ment. Finally ono of tho detectives
aked her If it wasn't truo that her
father, Anjjelo, had fired tho shot that
struck the baby. Instantly Annotto's
"No. not" 'sho said. "Now I must
tell tho truth. I did it, but I didn't
moan to. I found tho shooter In tho
drawer. I didn't know It would shoot,
but when I was playing with It It
went 'bang nnd hit Marie. I was
afraid to tell tho truth before."
Youths Held for Clotliln Thefts.
Three .youths between sixteen and
nineteen have Men arrested In con
nection with clothing storo robberloa in
Williamsburg and East New York.
Frederick Wnltotnan, nineteen, a chauf
feur, of No. 25 Maujer Street, was held
In (2.(00 ball by Magistrate GoLsmar
charged with robbery, this morning, of
11,800 worth of cloth from Leonard
Illcclo. tailor. No. 2778 Fulton Street.
Benjamin Segal, eighteen, No. 17C Suf
folk Street, and Morris Blltzer, six
teen, NO. 22 Clinton Street, are charged
with being members of a group which
-rdbbed two clothing stores. Magistrate
Cklsmar yesterday held without ball
ahc alleged members of this gang.
Detective S7 He Knocked Loaded
riilol From Hr.r Hand.
Charged with possessing narcotics,
twenty men and women were arrested In
a scries of raids last night by Detective
Srrgts. Mootiey and Massam of the Nar
cotic Squad. Fifteen arrests wero made
near Columbus Circle.
Threo women were arrested In an
apartment In West 69th Street. As they
attempted to seize alleged heroin, the
detectives said, a woman who said sho
was Elizabeth Smith, thirty, of Third
Avcnuo and 4 2d Street, tried to pre.
vrnt them. Massam said ho struggled
with the woman and knocked from hor
hand a fu'ly loaded revolver.
Tho otiior women said they wore
Viola King, thirty, of No. 33S West
Mtti Street, and Ilattlo Fredericks,
thirty-four, of No. 136 Academy Street,
AID FOR ILL BUDDIES
URGED BY N. Y. LEGION
IN JERSEY BLAST
Hospital Itrroinmeitdrd by Com
mittee for Trrallna Tnberculam.
Ilecommendntlons made by Col. Cor
nelius W. Wlckcrsham wero adopted
yesterday at the first meeting of
tho Stata Hospitalization Committee.
American 'Legion, Department of New
York. These Includo a request to the
Secretary of tho Treasury to build and
equip n hospital for the cxcluslvo use
of tuborcular ez-servlce men and wom
en to be located within 100 miles of
New York; and a request that tho
Government provide facilities nt Snr
nunc Lake for the treatment of at least
3l0 ez-Bcrvlco tubercular men.
Other recommendations are tho turn
ing over by the State of tho Kings
Park Hospital for mental cases; that
tho Catholic Orphanage bn unixl ns n
general hospital, with a ward for men
tal cases; and that an additional hos
pital of at least 300 beds bo obtained
cither In Brooklyn or Manhattan.
Police Doubt 'Ilicory Chemical Ex
plosion was Caused by Bursting
of Incandescent 13ulb.
A iiollcu Intt'Htlgntlon Is under way
to-day ut Uarllcld, N. J., Into the cx
ponlon yesterday nftcrnoon nt tho
plant of tho Heyden Chemlcnl Com
pany of America, nt Monroo nnd
Itlvcr StreetH, Uarllcld, which serious
ly Injured six persons and caused
ilGO.000 property damage.
First reports wero that tm clcctrlo
light bulb over a tank of formaldo
hydo burst nnd Ignited tho gas, nov
cral tanks oxplodlng In rapid succca
slon. Tho Investigators t'o-day doubt
ed this theory. They frankly admit
they aro at n Iohh to account for It.
About fifty men wero mixing chem
icals at tho tlmo of tho blast. The
clothing of six of theso was Ignited
und some of them wero stunned.
Firemen risked their lives to enter tho
p'nnt nnd rescuo them.
The property, which was bought by
Allnn V. Kyan at $1,GOO,000 from tho
Allen Property Custodian shortly
ufter wnr, was the sccno of a similar
explosion llvo yearn ago.
CAN- IHMUH IfU.OOO.OOO IN MITKH,
Issuance of 7 per cent, notes to the
amount of J2.000.000 wns approved to
day by tho Now Jersey Public Ftlllty
Commission for tho Hackensack Water
Company. They provldo for tlio .ur
tber extension xt tho company's plant
and for working capital. Tne concern
serves about fifty municipalities.
BULLET STOPS CLOCK;
POLICE RESERVES HELD
Get On Days In Jail, Then (Face
Sullivan I.btt Chanrr,
John Johnson, No. 226 West 13Uh
Street, and Ernest Williams, No. 39
West 133d, officers In tho police re
serve," were sent to-day to l!io Work
houso for sixty days by Magistrate
Lcvlne on a charge of disorderly con
duct He also held them In $1,000 each
for violation of tho Sullivan Law, ques
tioning the rlnht of pollco reserves to
Njarry arms when not on duty.
The pair attended a party on Satur
day night in West S3d Btroet. They
claimed a man shot at them and
they shot back. They were arrested
toy Patrolman Cranlck. Ono of their
bullets struck a clock In a room nt
No. 491 West 521 Street, stopping It
at 1.45 A. M.
tn kop wrint lU !"
Expedition goes hand In hand wilh the
CbrUtmas gilt whose tempting appear
ance speaksfor the hrlflht, crisp Dcnnlson
seals and tags In which III wrapped.
At Stationers, Dept. Stores, and
HE TEMPTED ME, GIRL
SAYS, TO $7,000 THEFT
I'rrltr lllondo iocs (o Iledford for
Itnlililnjr Helen Hhlpnian.
"Tho man tempted mo" was Josephine
Shea's reversal of Adam's excuse when
she was arraigned before Judge Talley
In tho Court of General Sessions to
day. 8li4 was sent to Bedford Reforma
tory and if she is a good little girl she
may bo released beforo Christmas, 1522.
Josephlno Is a pretty blonde, eighteen
ivan old. She broke Into the room of
Helen Shipman, nn ac'tross, In tho Ho
tel Tiiorndj-ke and stolo four fur coats
valued at JC.400 nnd a neckpiece valued
at JC00. Sho said a niun sho met In
tho chorus of a butlesquo show
planned the robbery, look nil tho loot
except one coat n"' 'I -scried her.
"HELL WALKING," SAILOR
JUST TAKES PARKED CAR
t'nlforin Attracts Detectives nnd
They l.rnrn He's Jtavy Chauffeur.
The sight of a sailor driving a hand
some automobile alone up Broadway'.at
csih utroot 1at nlzlit paused Detectives
Coleman and O'Neill to wonder about it
BumcIenUy to stop Alexander Maruami
and ask him whoso car it was.
"I don't know," Martland Is quoted
as replying. "1 saw It down near Mad
lon Squaro and 1 just look It for a
drive. I'm chauffeur for Commander
O'Neill over at the Brooklyn Navy
Yard, and It's hell walking when you're
used to riding."
Tho car belonged to John L. Chllds, a
nurseryman of Floral Park. L. I. Mart
land will be arraigned to-day in West
West 42nd Street (Between 5th and 6th Avenues) West 43rd Street
Noteworthy Values Wednesday in a Sale of
Special at $9.75
High-grade models in Wool Plaids or Ileather jMix
tures : convertible or shawl collars and muff pockets.
Sizes 8 to 8 years.
Boys' All Wool
Button - to - ueck mid convertible collar
models in Grtiy, Brown, Navy or Cinna
mon; wool lined. Sizes .'( to l(h years.
$1.95 io 6,50
Middy, French Middy and Oliver Twist
models in Linens, Peggy Cloth or Devon
shire; plain or striped effects. 3 to 10 yrs.
Gifts for Boys at Special Prices
jj No Connection With Any Other Establishment fh th' World
V THIRTY FOURTH STREET 9
Because everyone is especially interested hi B
. useful gifts this Christ7nas,we suggest these. B
I Coats, for Christmas Gilts. 1
m SanjfrtVar Caracul collared 3O.0D Mfll 1
H Wintcr.coats,wafrrrand cozy IwB'mP 1 I
I Kill coats of Silvertip Bolivia CLT'.OO 1
with Natural Squirrel collars K l III
Beaver collared Panvelairie 1
coats with square-stitched QCX)0 H B III
sleeves IHF i I
Panvelaine coats with smart IfWYOO II I
fox collars and cuffs at vv II III
Mitsu'. Coat,-SctonJ Floor 15000 I I
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- 1 1 A smart 36-inch coat 'with skins, richly lined. L
Si natural Skunk collar and cuffs. IFtmen ) ni Mil'tt' Fur CiliFijl t'litr ffi I I
TAN RAINCOATS '
Rubberized. Sizes 14 to 10 years
$5.00 to 9.75
BLACK RUBBER COATS
Sizes ! to 16 years
$3.95 to 6.50
IMPORTED PULLOVER CAPS
$1.00 to 1.75
CHINCHILLA POLO CAPS
$2.25 to 2.50
TAN or BLACK RAINIIATS
85c to $1.00
Advantageous Sale Prices Wednesday in
MEN'S and WOMEN'S Gift-Specials from
The LEATHER GOODS DEPT.
Women's HAND BAGS
Fine Pin Seal, Duvctyn or -Silk in a
variety of the season's
Women's Silk Vanity Bags of Velvet or
Moire Silk and daintily fitted with
mirror and fittings.
MENS' BILL BOOKS
$2.95, 3.95, 5.00
Fitted TOILET GASES
An unusually large assortment.
Other Fitted Toilet Sets for Men that represent exceptional values at
$7.75, 12.00, 13.95
Real pig skin or vachettc leather in
hip book style. Also Imported Leather
Other desirable styles up to $30.00.
Gifts with a Practical Appeal:
Men's and Women's Silk Umbrellas
At Special Gift Prices Wednesday
Women's Umbrellas of exceptional
qunlity tape edge silk; handle of
choice amber bakalite rings and posts;
also leather loops with tips and tops
Women's Umbrellas of fine satin
or extra wide Ottoman" tape edge; hand
some carved amber rings and posts;
braided leather loop; amber tips and
Men's Umbrellas of excellent quality
silk; close rolled with Prince of Wales
crook handles, some decorated with
Women's Silk Umbiellas Finest quality plain or striped satin
tape edge silk; handsome carved amber rings and posts; leather loops with C fj
amber tips and stubby tops JJrvr
Men's Umbrellas Fine silk; handles
of cape horn decorated with ster
ling silver or malacca wood Prince of
Wnlcs crook handles, with 14-kt. gold.
Featured in the
DECEMBER SALE OF FURS
Is a Remarkable Collection of
COATS AND WRAPS
At Extraordinary Reductions from
This Season's Lowest Prices
A typical value example: The thirty-six inch Hud
son seal coat at 265.00 teas priced 395.00 in
1920 and would be 350.00 in to-day's market.
Hudson Seal Coats 225.00
30-inch length model of fine quality se
Hudson Seal Coats 245.00
Taupe Caracul Collar and Cuffs
32-inch length model of fine quajity selected
Hudson Seal Coats 265.00
36-inch length full -flare model with match
ing belt; of fine selected skins.
Hudson Seal Wraps 285.00
38-inch length slender silhouette model of
fine selected skins.
Hudson Seal Coats 350.00
Natural Skunk Collar and Cuffs
40-inch length flare model of fine quality
Hudson Seal Capes 450.00
45 -inch length slender silhouette model of
finest quality selected skins.
Wraps and Coats
. At Reductions of 225.00 to 2,000.00
on a garment
franklin Simon & Go.
Fifth Avenue, 37th and 38th Streets
"Women's High Grade
Pure Silk Umbrellas
Regular prices H2.00 to $20
A" superb assortment of handles with
rings or straps, black and all the smart
shades, including changeable effects.
NO EXCHANGES. NO CREDITS.
ARMIES and NAVIES of the WORLD
Know this subject thoroughly and keep posted
with its reference to the Conference at Washington
Will Equip You to Answer All Questions Authoritatively
PRICE 50 CENTS, " BY MAIL 65 CENTS
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