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'"' , ' ' S",' ' ' r 1 t ' tic it 4 III" '&5 'iff THE EVENING. WORLD, THURSDAY,, MAY 11, 1922. CHARGED LILT. r LABOR AT $4.50 ' PAID $3.60 A DAY : Transit Commission Hearing .' Brings Out Exaggerated Costs in Its Valuations. x Subway contractors now rnpaired In rapid" transit construction were billed to tho witness stand at the Transit Commission to-day by Clar ence J. Shearn, spcclalcounscl to the Commission, to give testimony as to prevailing labor costs In order to show that tho valuation made by the Inter trough Rapid Transit Company for labor and matcrinls were grossly ex aggerated In Its attempt to sustain Its Claims of $400,000,000. ?; Patrick McGovcrn and Michael L. Qulnn, two of. the foremost contrac tors, testified that In March, 1922. They paid from $3.20 a day to $3.60 a day for common labor. The testi mony of' tho Intorborough's expert, y.'UIIam S. Gorsuch, was that tho (faction company estimated labor "Costs as of Murch, 1022, at $4.60 a day. Mr. Gorsuch was confronted THth the Interborough Company" own figures of labor costs taken from tho company's books, which showed tho I. R. T. was paying but $3.60 a day for common labor. Mr. Qorstlch denied all knowledge of that fact and sold he never consulted Uic books. 5 Judge Shearn showed up othor discrepancies In prices of materials, tie forced an admission frdm the Wit ness that his computations for steel tvere based on a long ton of 2,200 pounds. Instead of tho standard 3,000 pounds. "You should not have mode your computations that way. sfhould you?" asked Judgo Shearn. Police stranded z in jamaica bay a, Launch Started Out for I. Body of Man Found Yesterday. Patrolmen Dines and McKlllop of tne Marine Division started out lost 'flight to recover a body In peach "Channel, Jamaica Bay, which fisher men had found and tied to a stake Jfchey left Broad Chunnel at 7 P. M. "J At 10 o'clock they had not re turned and other launches started out. An all-night search was maintained, At 10.30 o'clock this morning the launch with its occupants Was discov ered high and dry' on a bar. Efforts to get to It failed because pf shallow Jftatjer. At noon the rescuing launches managed to get a rdwboat to the launch wth sandwiches. -. Tho police have an airplane for Buch emergencies, but it was not Tolled into play. Tho body is believed to be that of Pearsall Crelghton of No. 175 Sheridan Avenue, Brooklyn, or Walter Drews of Springfield, L. I., yho with August Hill were lost while duck hunting last .November. Their boat was found later and on March 8 the body of Hill was found. New Machine Gun lor Police Can Throw 1,000 Shots a Minute Car and Dummies Cut to Pieces in Fake Hold-Up as Test on Jersey Road Bandit Queen, Tough Bess the Tony, Hair Trigger Louis and their chauffeur, Simple Sam, were caught r-cd-handed yesterday afternoon when they attempted a terrible hold-up over in Tenany, N, J. Their hlgn powered automobile was shot from under them and all were spilled out and disarmed. It wna h demonstration of the sub machine (sub for small) gun Invented by Gen. John T. Thompson, U. 8. A., K'tltcd, who was director of arsenals lor the army during the wnr. They call It nn nntl -bandit gun because Its prin cipal wo is to eliminate .bandits: so a hold-up was staged with moving au tomobiles, at the Bportmcn's Service Station. The bullets wore dispensed with when Bess and her gang wore rounded up. Later real bullets were used, with dummies In the car, and they were Swls-choesod In a twinkling. The car was made to look as If It had nmallpox, and finally was shot Into flames. The gun was played on It like a hoso, with bullet travelling at the velocity of 900 feet a second. They cut tho tires Into ribbons and popped the gasoline tank. Those present were convinced thai tho moral effect of Its known posses sion by tho police will bo a powcrfu' deterrent to bandit activities. It cannot be acquired by criminals. Its salo to Individuals being banned. The greatest asset of the gun is its close fire, with Ilttlo scattering of shot, making Innocent bystanders comparatively safe. At thirty yards a tattoo of 100 sicei jacicci uuucis fired by a man sitting on the ground burrowed a hole In a mound of earth only tight Inches In diameter. Bird shot cartridges can be Used to "wing" criminals In flight. Tho gun wulgliB only 04 pounds and can bo fired from tho Bhouldor or attached to n motorcycle. It looks llko a cross between n Flobert rifle and a I'ord Jack and will fire ball cartridges, slugs or oven shot If a liandlt Is to tie merely "winged." And bursts at the rate of from 800 to 1,000 shots per minute can bo timed down to a single shot Its 100-round maga zine, with quick replacement, mnkes one policeman thus armed equal In lire to si ordinary bandits. The gun has been adopted, by tho police of Boston, San Francisco and Detroit. Deputy Chief Inspector Thomas M. Murphy of the Police Department with Hergt, C. II. Wash, pistol expert of the department, witnessed tho test. and Wash called the un tho greatest one he had ever seen. Col. Edward McLcer of the National Guard, who was machine gun officer of the 27th Division: Capt. J. P. Cromwell and Cnpt. W. G. White, from Governor's Island, were also present. JURY UNCERTAIN ON REBUILT HEAD . " Rockland County Body Not Convinced Slain Girl Was Lillian White. NEW CITY, Nr T., May 11. The Rockland County Grand Jury faced a stone wall In the. Lillian White cose when It adjourned last night. Con vinced as many of the jurors are that the skeleton or the young woman. murdered byt the mountain caveman is that of tho feeble-minded Brooklyn girl, they hesitated to accept the lden tlflcatlon based upon the reconstruc tlon of a skull, so thoy put off an expression .of Judgment until to-morrow, when they will hear tnoro wit nesses. However; It was learned, acceptance by the Grand Jury of the Identlflca tlon made by Lillian White's sisters and brother will lead to tho arrest of the one marl whose name has been unucu wun inai oi Kiiuan since mo discovery of her remains on Cheese- cock Mountain a month ago. MELLON WOULD SHIFT DRY ENFORCEMENT UNIT WASHINGTON, May 11 President Harding will have to decide whether the prohibition enforcement unit Is to remain a branch ot the Treasury or bo shitted t othe Department of Justice In the Governmen treorganlzatlon plan. Secretary Mellon said to-day he Would suggest that the Prohibition enforce ment belongs in the Department ot Jus tice. The Secret Bervlco Is to remain In the Treasury Department, It has been decided definitely. 1 r 'i Oram f Ait fey-Dmi Semi-Annual Sale EwYr one xx. originab GolUpaa. , ation conveying the true dbfOHOi of "Art in Drew." A col&caon em bracing Spring said Summer netcb, including sport attire so comprehen sive as to meet the individual require' ments of every-type and size of figure. Prices as Low as 50 PARK AVENUE AND FIFTY-SEVENTH STREET 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF CHARITIES AID State Association Begins Two-Day Celebration at Biltniore Session. Members of tho Stato Charities Aid Association and many members of tho commlttco which unofficially works with It 111 every part of tho Btato, met to-day at tho Ulltmoro, In tho first of a two-dny session, observing tho organization's fiftieth anniversary. Miss Louisa Leo Schuyler, a grand daughter of Alexander Hamilton, who orgnnlzcd tho association und who Is now ono of Its vice Presidents, was unable to attend 'bccatiHo of Illness. Homer Folks, Secretary, presided over llio nrsi session, wntcli wns given over to tho discussion of county programmes for child care. The speakers wero Dr. Hastings II. Halt. Director of tho Child Helping Depart ment of the Hussell Sago Founda tion: Mrs. Ernest Rndco. Mrs. Paul Revere Reynolds, Mary Helen Smith, Miss Idfi Curry, Mrs. Sarah Peterson. Catherine Brettle, Irving I. Goldstein and Mrs. Kdlth J. Mitchell. I'linsinKvr XAiins.csov. coopkii TO F.YIIM I.OAX IIOAItn. WASHINGTON. May 11. President Harding to-day nominated Gov. Robert A. Cooper of South Carolina to fill the vacancy on tlio Knicral Knrm Loan Board created by thu resignation of As bury V. Lever of South Carolina. World News in Brief LOCAL. Ida Tarbcll will talk knight at the Ditrcau of Personal Administration on Women In Industry." The first class ot nurses from the new llrond Street Hospital School was grnduatcd at tho tlltx-Carlton last night. Angclo Prcti. lUty-flve, No. 13 Mott Sticet, was killed last nignt wnen no f.ll twenty feet from a scaffold at the cloventh floor of No. 100 Broadway to the roof of No. 7 Pino mreci. Pressmen working within a radius of seventy-five miles of Now York City have completed organization of the In terstate Pressroom conierence. The American Federation Of Mu sicians has refused to reinstate locai No. 310 of tho Musical Muiuai i-roiec-live Union, expelled last July. ti,. i.ori nf the Wanaauo River In v. inrnov was raised more than 100 fM l.v elaclal deposits, excavations for ( Hum reveal. When Luna Park opens Saturday It will link up with the nation wide with a receiving station on the land battleship Recruit John Hayncs Holmes will address the wnmon's Peace Party at the Ethical rvtiurn Society Hall. No. 2 West 64th Street, to-night, n-. n-in of Asa W. Toung. Whit nlnlna pn.l 1 nnd feed merchant. Hied yesterday, disposes of an estate of mora than 1100.000. The Harlem Hebrew Day and Night Nursery. No. 38 West 115th Street, is holding a baraar to aid children In its care A salt of articles made by the Occu pational anJ Therapy Department oi tho Vanderbllt Clinic will bo held this afternoon from 3 to 6 in the gardens of Mrs. James Bads BwlUer. No. 74 East C4th Street. to Cast View Penitentiary yesterday for six months for stealing cigarettes from PoUghkccpsIo store. Mr. Laura McQInley Krtowlts, widow of Lucius Knowlcs, Was marrica yes terday afternoon at the homo oi ner mothor, Mrs. John Halney Mcdlniey. No. el Park Avenue, to Plerpont atackpole of Boston. Nnmtlntlons are on between the Shlooln Board and a company plying between New York ana me meaner ranean for the purchase of the ex-German liners Huron and Potomac, Mendel Gudkln of Linden, N. J round la BONWIT TELLER 6,CQ FIFTH AVENUE AT OS STREET, Continued and Continuing to Present Extraordinary. Values immmmnm 3 1 ICVV. VJ' JTTS I I is I At One Half Less Than Last Year's Prices SILK CREPE UNDERTHINGS CREPE DE CHINE NIGHT GOWNS Formerly 7.95 Exceptional quality in tailored or lace trimmed models. 5.95 VEST-CHEMISES OF CREPE DE CHINE, fine quality, trim- med with checked silk 2.95 STEP-IN DRAWERS OF CREPE DE CHINE to match . 2.95 FINE BODICES OF CREPE DE CHINE 7.95 Formerly 14.50 Hand drawn, hand embroidered and eyelet ribbon drawn. VEST-CHEMISES OF CREPE BACK SATIN piped with con trasting colors 3.95 STEP-IN DRAWERS OF CREPE BACK SATIN to match 3.95 ENVELOPE CHEMISES OF CREPE DE 9.75 Formerly 16.50 Hand hemstitched and embroidered. HIP-LENGTH HEM PETTICOATS . OF CREPE METEOR SILK. VERY SPECIAL, CORSETS AND BRASSIERES CHINE daintily 7.50 "Bontell" Corsets Formerly up to 10.00 4. 9 5 CORSETS of many types, includ ing laced-back step-in models' of flowered broche or silk-dotted batiste. Formerly up to 1 3.50 5.95 CORSETS for slender, medium or full figures in front or back-laced models of fabrics especially adapted to the types of the corsets. Formerly up to 16.50 8.95 CORSETS of alternating sections of elastic and satin broche with elastic waistband; other front or back laced models; also lace-trimmed silk evening corsets. B rassieres "Flappe;form Values up to 1.95 1.25 BRASSIERES of linen or of cord striped silk' poplin with filet, picot edging; ribbon shoulder straps. Values up to 2.95 1.75 BRASSIERES of plain heavy qual ity satin, of flower broche satin, or of shadow 6.triped satin in orchid or flesh. ' . Values up to 5.00 2.50 BRASSIERES pf imported Belgian linen with straps of self material or elastic, in a model that fits well over the top of the corset. GLOVE SILK UNDERWEAR Fluh or orchid DROP-STITCH GLOVE SILK VESTS DROP-STITCH GLOVE SILK PANTIES RIPPLE CREPE GLOVE SILK VESTS RIPPLE CREPE GLOVE SILK PANTIES 1.95 1.95 2.95 3.50 the body of his son, Sidney, fire, In Morse's Creek. .The boy had been miss ing fotic days. William U. Dle'uon, Treasurer ot the Mldvata Steel Company, who Is In St. Luke's Hospital, was reported to-day considerably improved, and no opera tion will be necessary. Mrs. Maud tleld of Philadelphia was fined J834 yesterday by the customs bureau .as forfeiture Of wearing ap parel she brought Into this port last Sunday without declaring It. More than 1,500 men are attending the mission being held In St. Michael's Catholic Church, Flushing, this week. DOMESTIC John H. Patterson, founder of the National Register Company, who died Sunday aboard the train near Atlantic City, was burled In his family plot In Woodland Cemetery at Dayton In the presence, ot relatives and close friends. Dr. E. J. Poster Eddy ot Waterbury, short visit. Vt adopted son ot Mary Baker Eddy, founder of the Christian SclenJ cnurcn. was Interrogated at Boston rl gardlng attempts by himself and QeOrl Glover of Lead, S. D to have' Mrl ttaay aeciarea oi unsound mlna. Petitions from 2.689 citizens ot Mli sourl asking for modification ot t.a Vol! stead Law to permit the manutacturl and sale ot light wines 'and beer weri presented to the House by ttepresntatlvl Kann. nepuDiican (Cat.). FOREIGN. Ensign Oltwig von Hlrschfcld, who inl 1980 wsj sentenced to eighteen months'! Imprisonment at Berlin for attempting! to assassinate former Minister of Fin' ance Eribfrger, was officially declared! insane. iHcnry V. Savage, American theatrl-ffl leal producer. Is in Berlin. He will aI(oM go to Paris apa then will return fo ionuon. wucro no hub aireaoy maae a AltttUttt a Important" for to morrow (Friday) . 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