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THE EVENING WORLD, THURSDAY, fll'A'Y 11, 1922.
i policeman slayer PLEADS GUILTY TO MANSLAUGHTER Soden Had- Quarrelled With Lifelong Friend and School mate and Shot Him. Former Patrolman Jolin P. Rodcn of tlio Lons Island City station, who was Indicted Jan. 27 tor murder In tlio first degree, appeared before Judgo Mancuso, In tlio Court of General Sessions to-day and pleaded guilty of manslaughter In the first degree. He yina icmandcd to the Tombs for a week for sentence. On Jan. 20, In an argument In a saloon at No. CO Ninth Avenue, ho phot and killed John McQulnness, his llfo-tlmo friend. The two bad been Bchoo!m:fte3 In their boyhood. A. special panel had been called to try tho case on tho murder Indict mcnt, beginning May 15. Soden said he. had no money to employ counsel n m,I T TT f-M Zt ,n, fvAnn naDlr.A.1 to defend him. It Is understood that he acted on .Gilbert's service to-day in entering his plea. Gilbert said Soden had been ten years on tho force, with an excellent record. Once he went Into a dark basement, at the risk of his life, to savo another policeman, held at bay thcro by un armed burglar. FOl'MI DKAU II Y (MS. I.KV Vl.Mi AOTK TO GIRL. Ilobcrt Ilandolph, twenty-three, a 13. It. T. trainman, was found dead In bed In ii famished room, at No. 33 Monroe Street, Brooklyn. The eas was turned on and tho police found a letter which thev say was addressed to a woman named Gladys, at No. 117 Kleventh Street, College Point. It3 contents were withheld. Plea ol Fiance Secures Freedom For Sweetheart Who Faced Jail Alter Conviction tor Larceny Miss Esther Bloom Promises to Direct Future of Oscar Hirschmar! and Wins Court to Suspend Sentence. in tlin hmrll. A lcndthV, whispered conversation between tho two brought ever-Increasing smiles to Miss Bloom's face, and when sho glanced at her fiance- at tha bar lie, too, becamo clicoriul. Tlinnlf vnn. vnlinsr lmlv. I Want to compliment you upon yotfr work," concluded the Judge, ana men lunuug to Hlrsolimann, nonaaoa: r nm rointr in Riifinond sentence In this case, but bforo I do so Miss Bloom will havo to return ovcry penny of tho money sho has borrowed from her friends and yours to mako good the amount of your defalcation. I Tlio Implicit faith and loving do yotlon of - twenty-year-old Esther' Bloom to-day won ' for her fiance, Oscar Ilirsclimann, twenty-four, a, suspended sentence after ho had ap propriated' $3,500 to his own use. Through her own efforts Miss Bloom hnif collected from friends an Initial payment of $835 In cash towards full restitution. Bhc told Judge Craln In acneral Sessions to-day "I want to marry this man." Tho caso of the young defendant was so unusual that his employer, Charles H. Carruthcrs, of tho broker ago firm of Carruthcrs, Pell & Co., No. 10 Broad Street, told Judge Cram no would not havo prose cuted his bookkeeper had It not been for the force of circumstances. When arraigned last July, Hlrschmann, who lives at No. CI East 113th Street, ad mitted drawing a $500 check, pre sumably for a customer, and then di verting It to his own use. Illrschmann's father was critically. Ill at the time and probation officers 'verified the prisoner's statements that he had used all the money to obtain medical attention for his parent. Sub sequently the elder Hlrschmann died and Oscar lms been the sole support slnco of hta widowed mother and sister. Although United States District Judge Mack and Mr. Carruthcrs sent letters to Judgo Craln urging leniency. none had as great an effect upon tho court as tho comparatively short noto of Miss Bloom. Tho fiancee, who lives at No. S6 West 119th Street, wrote "I know of one one, aside from my own immediate family, to whom I should want to bo a power for good as I want to bo toward Oscar Hlrschmann. Tho tragedy has occurred. As a result I havo 'appointed myself a silent sentinel to keen jtuard over him tho rest of my life. Ho Is thoroughly able to go out and meet conditions as they arise and he Is sincere In his vow that ho expects to cancel every penny of his debt by the sweat of his own brow. "Wc have merely given the Ini tial payment In cash to tide him over tho most difficult crossing. Tho rest his friends havo pledged. Ho Is turning In each week a stip ulated amount. He liaB never fallen down on this since his re leaso from the Tombs. The Hlrschmanns aro now working on a family budget and It Is Inspected regularly each week by me. He Is now beginning tho task of the future, which I trust will more than compensate for the' act which can only be associated In my mind with irresponsible youth. "I want to marry this man, and by so "doing glv& society some thing It shall bo happy to have. Only honesty, loyalty, trust worthiness and ambition will flourish hereafter In his heart, , for theso are tho only attributes I shall encourage. All theso traits have always existed In him. They were Blmply choked out by a big,, ugly weed, which I shall endeavor to pull up full forco by the roots. So sure' am I that ho will measure up to the true stand ard of a man that I do not hesi tate as early as now to say that I know that I shall never regret my untiring and devoted efforts In his behalf. "I just plead for one more for my beloved." After reading this letter Judge Craln asked If Miss Bloom wcYc. In court. A quiet young woman arose and responded to tho order to Those Events Also at NEWARK STORE Broad Street and West Park These Events Also at BROOKLYN STORE fulton Street Near Hoy I West 34th Street Thru to 35th Street SUITS Reduction Sale! 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Becker of B. A. Becker & Co., brokers at No. 15 Broad Street, and formerly with Carruthcrs, Pell & Co., nroso and told Judgo Craln he would employ Hlrschmann as a bookkeeper at $60 a week and would not require the customary bond. Miss Bloom, who will soon be Mrs. Hlrschmann, then walked out of the room, her arm In Oscar's, as the throngs of friends beamed their hap piness and confidence In tho future. -I NEWSBOY QUITS STAND TO MARRY Kinsler, '.15 Years at Bat tery, and 55, Won't Tell Name of Fiancee. The newsboy at tho 39th Sheet and Hamilton Avenue Perry Station nt the Battery for tho last 35 years has been William Kinsler, but to-day he's quitting at the discreet age of fifty. five to get married and live with his hrldo In Ills $15,000 house at- Princess Hay. S. I. "It won't do to keep on working for ovoiVhe told the importers who write wlmt he sells. "I'm turning over the business to my old friend John Kav niinugh. I've got my house and I've got $25,000 In cash, and I guess that'll lc enough to start on " His ' friends gave him an old fashioned bachelor dinner last night at No. 10 South Street, It was a gay party. But when the reporters asked him this mornlnir for thn nm lirldo-tO-bc. he mere I v nmlltrf muVT teriousiy anu challenged them to find out. inoy naven't, tj I'OIIMBli VKRMOXT nnVRHtim KOtXU DKAU IX IIOTBL. ,'ilt RUTLAND, VI,. May UAlln M. ' Fletcher of Cavendlth, former Governor'' T of Vermont, was found dead In a room'f?,4! at tho Berwick Hotel here to-day. Death wai declared due to k cerebral i' hemorrhage. Mr. Fletcher was one of ,' ? Vermont's rlchcit men, having large real eatate holdings In Indianapolis. t ' Stem Brothers West Forty-Second Street cAnd Weit Forty-Third Street arc now oA merican-made RUGS we t showing a most comprehensive assortment in sizes, colors and qualities to meet every need. Included are Grass, Fibre, Rush, Washable Chenille, Axminster, Velvet and JHomcspun Rugs- and all marked at the lowest prices in many seasons.. Very Heavy Fibre Rugs 6x 9 ft., 10.75 8xio ft., 9x12 ft., 15-75 17.50 Plain Color Velvet Rugs with deeper color border. Slightly shaded. Size 9x12 SPECIAL, $39-50 Homespun Rag Rugs Every desirable color, i 27x54. 1.00 w 3.75 30x60, 1.50 to 4.50 Larger and smaller sizes at proportionate prices. We now have on display an extensive assortment of , sorting Goods for every pastime of the great outdoors A remarkable value for this week only: Combination Golf Outfit Consisting of strongly made 5 inch, 3 Stay bag, Driver, Brassie, Mid-iron, Putter, Mashie, and 3 standard size golf balls 12.50 Tennis Racquets . . 2.00 to 13.50 Baseball Gloves . . 50c to 5.75 Medicine Balls ... 5.00 to 7.00 Croquet Sets . . . Golf Bags LOO to 25.00 Hammock Chairs . 2.65 to 9.50 Beach Umbrellas. . 3.95 to 8.95 . . 1.85 to 11.50 Children's Golf Outfits; bag and 3 clubs . . (Complete) 4.75, 6.95 and 9.50 Also Golf Balls, Tennis Balls, Racquet Covers, Presses, Cameras, Watches, Compasses, Lawn Canopies, Tables, Chairs, etc. Sale of Dining Room Furniture Offering a wide variety of dependable, fine quality suites at prices considerably less than regular value. lo-pc. DINING ROOM SUITE, in Mahogany; Hepplewhite t design. $625.00 io.pc. DINING ROOM SUITE, in Mahogany ; Hepplewhite design. $375.00 . io-pc. DINING ROOM SUITE, in Walnut, polychromed ; Jacobean design. $525.00 .io-pc. DINING ROOM SUITE, in American Walnut; Chippen dale design. $575.00 io-pc. DINING ROOM SUITE, in American Walnut; Hep plewhite design. $295.00 9-pc. DINING ROOM SUITE, in Mahogany; Louis XVI. design. $255.00 io-pc. DINING ROOM SUITE (as illustrated'), in American Walnut; 72-inch Buffet, China Closet, Enclosed Server," 54-inch top Round Extension Table, Asj 5 Side Chairs and i Arm Chair; upholstered seats. Queen Anne design, A Special Purchase enables us to offer a large quantity of the very finest quality Hudson Bay Sable Fur Scarfs at about ONE-FOURTH LESS than the usual prices. For Friday and Saturday these fashionable fur neckpieces will be priced as follows : Single Skin Scarfs: 4i.50, 52.50, 59.50 to 75.00 Double Skin Scarfs : 82.50, 97-50, 110.00 to 150. 00 Every woman and miss will want to take advantage of this timely, most exceptional value-giving event. WOMEN'S CAPES for Dress or Sport Wear All made of imported .cloth, and all priced at less than the actual cost of the material. $29-50 Sport capes and dress capes; sport capes in the jauntiest of plaids and ch::ks, Copenhagen blue sport capes, capes of tan with navy blue border woven into the material; capes with novel inside pockets or large outside pockets a whole host or styles to choose from in a host of color combinations. Fashioned first and last from imported fabrics by one of our best manufacturers, each is unbelieveably smart at this unbelieveably low price. Friday and Saturday : Wool Dress Fabrics and Coatings This season's most popular -weaves. Arranged in lengths suitable for Dresses, Suits, Skirts, Coats and Capes. Greatly reduced for immediate clearance. Included in the assortment are: Poiret Twills, Tricotine, Marvella Cloth and Veldynes. Vclourde laines, Plaids and Stripes, Homespuns and Tweedi. Silk and woo! crepes in black -and other weaves in black. 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