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THE EVENING WORLD, MONDAY, JULY 10, 1922.
LAID 10 A FEUD; 40 LIVES IN PERIL Bottles Thai Had Contained Kerosene Found Beside Burned Mattress. A feud, with the Immediate object of wreaking vengeance, upon Ita phaelo MaBtrangclo. a drygoods mer chant, Is believed the cause nl an In cendiary fire last night which endan gered tho lives of forty In a flvo-story frame tenement house at No. 408 West 3Sth Street. Lieut. William E. Coles, Assistant Fire Marshal, inves tigating' the blazo to-day, discovered two empty bottles from which kero eeno bad been poured upon a mat tress and some rubbish In the cellar. Tho police arc seeking two men who were seen to leavo tho cellar shortly Jieforo tho fire was discovered. The fire was started at about half past six In tho evening. Edward Stotlmcycr of 327 Wast Forty-Second Street and Bernard Sheridan of 488 Tenth Avenue wcro visiting Owen Duggan, an undertaker, whose rooms sharo occupancy on the first floor with Jlastrangolo. When they melted smoke they ran to the cellar door and opened It. A cloud of black fumes struck them In tho fact. They plunged through It Into the EMPLOYMENT GAIN IN CITIES; FARM LABORERS WANTED Shortage of Sidled Men in Building Industry Notice able, Washington Reports. WASHINGTON, July 10. Employment Is Increasing stead ily, the Lubor Department stated to-day In Its summary for June. Fifty-two out of GH leading cities of the nation reported In creases In employment, the Iml nnco reporting decreases. A labor shortage may develop, Director Jones of the Employment Service of tho Labor Department, stated. A shortage of skilled men nlready Is noticeable In tho build ing industry, he said. Farmers In tho wheat fields of North and South Dakota, Nebras ka, Kansas, Texas and Oklahoma are handicapped In their harvest ing by lack of labor. Hot weath er has hastened ripening of tho grain, causing an unexpected de mand for workers. basement, where they discovered tho mattress. It had been saturated with kerosene and put against the stairway leading to the floor above. Tho In cendiary evidently had calculated that the draft would suck tho flames rapidly to tho building overhead. But he had heaped the mattress too heavily with paper, wood and rub bish that he had expected would make a good blaze. Instead It had created a heavy smoke. Then men pulled the paper and wood off the mattress and dragged It out Into the street. Coward Shoe The Wide Top Shoe for STOUT PEOPLE With women one of the most popular Coward Special Shoes is the women's Wide Top Shoe. This boot was designed to meet a condition, the closing of unsightly gaping uppers, and that end is accomplished in a trimly graceful manner. Women appre ciate the choice of wide or semi-wide top and the plain or extension heel. Sold Nowhere Else James S. Coward 260-274 Graenwich Street, New York (Nur Wum 8tirt) . I M,nr .n- fur I U ' v 1 lIPfiJT a-, have quality. 11 ylllfl Hr i ) True economy reckons llfrafftl Mp"5(y y 7P the service rendered. u j y -!ls I r The long service that Hfl j " M ; Vlll Xy "B.V.D."gives makes it 1U f siP1 cconom'ca Under sj J lillfjir" I I ThBVJi Company fffP Ml J 1(11111 H n.V.DSl.mlatatni "Ti.V.V.-U,nCiVni.Ur" JhL3rW$l m'SknKSSI (ft Croud Union Suit, (Pe. .Wm mi Kn Ltnith tvf T, StoX MACHINISTS, BOILERMAKERS, BLACKSMITHS, TINSMITHS, v ELECTRICIANS CARMEN and LABORERS Wanted, for steady employment. Standard wages authorized by United States Railroad Labor Board. APPLY TO Central Railroad Company of New Jersey C. E. CHAMBERS, Supt. Moliie Power & Equip., JERSEY CITY, N.J. THINK A. C. KENDALL WAS IN BINGHAMTON Man Registered at Hotel Saturday Mny Have Been Missing Engineer. 'Special to The Rvenlng World.) BINQHAMTON, N. Y July 10. A mnn registered ns Dr. W. C. Kendall of Syincusc, but believod to foe Alva C. Kendall, mining engineer of New York City, who disappeared suddenly several days ago from his homo with a $100,000 roll of bills and n pocketful of gold, Rtopped over Saturday night at the Hotel Hcnnett. His imggngo Bore r New York label. Investigation at the Syracuse telephono 'office dlscfosed that no Dr. Kendall resides or has offices In that city. Mr. Kendall applied for accommoda tions at tho hotel nt 11 o'clock Setup day morning, going directly to his room and leaving a halt hour later, stating ho was going for a walk. Ho retired at 10.39 o'clock. At 10 yester day morning ho roo, dressed, paid his bill and departed In tho direction of Johnson City In a handsome touring car, operated by a colored chauffeur. IIONr.RT HAN FINDS IJ. Joseph Selcauirecr No. 402 Bast 24 ti Street, found a handbag with $.".0 In I'elham Bay Park yesterday and lost no tlmo In asking Police Reservist Fred Kink to find the owner. Fink took the bag to tho Trcmont .Station, where It was claimed by Mrs. Irene Unlet of No. 673 Mott Avenue. NOISY BURGLARS FOIL THEMSELVES Watchman Catches One and Shoots Him When He Tries to Escape. Four men, who, the pollco believe, Intended to rob a safe In the store of Joseph Laustcln, at No. 1816 Third Avenue, made such a noise drilling n hole through a wall between a hallway and the store early to-day that they aroused the neighborhood. When James Itoss, ef No. 1679 Avenue A. a watchman, entered tho hallway, a man who later described himself as Peter Palumbo, thirty, of No. 444 Smith Street, Brooklyn, pounced upon him. The watchman subdued him and the thrco others fled to tho roof. On tho way to the East 104th Street station, Palumbo broko away from Boss at Lexington Avcnuo and 102d Street and ran toward Park Avenue. Boss ftrcd a shot and Palumbo fell with a bullet In his left ankle. Ho was taken to Harlem Hospital, HARVEY E. MILLER DIES OF INJURIES IN WRECK Srrr York Mnnnfuetnrrr Was Kn Hnntr Monte. HUTCHINSON, Kan.. July 10. Har vey K. Miller of New York. Vice Presi dent of th Fairbanks Company of Cuba, died yesterday momtng In a local hospital from Injuries ho received In tho Santa Fe collision at Burrton, Kan., Saturday afternoon. Nino other persons were Injured, thrge seriously, Mr, Miller and his father before him were pioneers In the scale business and had obtained many patents on Improve ments of scales. He was sixty-two and had been with the Fairbanks Company for forty-two 'years. Mr. Miller was returning from Los Angeles to his home In Mamaroncck with his daughter, Mrs. II. B. Mcln tyre, wife of Major Mclntyre of the Medical Corps, when he was fatally In jured In tho train wrcok. Mrs. Mcln tyre has been 111, but was able to travel. GIRL LEANS FROM CARv AND HEAD HITS J?OLET i . j it. Thrown tlnrk Into life Car UnsT; Acnlp "WnnnJ. fJ Whllo sitting on tho Inner guard rail of a crowded ODen surface car hnunrl tnr Clason Point, tho Bronx, last nlghK Miss Suzetta Molnar, nineteen, of No 768 West Knd Avenue, leaned too fat out and her head struck a trolley poK She was thrown back Into the car, which was going along Sound View Avenue, near Beach Avenue. Tho girl was taken to a police bootl nearby and an ambulanco was sum moned from the Fordham Hospital. Dr. Goldman attended her for a- laceration., of the scalp and took her to tho hos-' pltal. FIFTH AVENUE James McCreery & Co. 34TH STREET ANNUAL JULY SALES 9 of Seasonable Merchandise in every Department "The Mothers Friend" Boys' Sport Blouses Very Special 65c For J uly Sales "Mother's Friend" Blouses are well-known for their superior make. The materials without exception are woven Madras, Ox fords and Pongees of a better quality, and the seams strongly sewn and reinforced. Of course the colors, White, Tan, Khaki and attractive stripes, are guaranteed to be fast. This is a speciaKJuly Sales value. Sizes 7 to 16 years. Third Floor) Hurd's Boxed Stationery 39c 60c 1.50 These 'boxes of Hurd's fine stationery contain 24 sheets of plain or novelty paper, and 24 envelopes, in some instances lined with attrac ts cly colored tissues. They are exceptionally pr.ced for the July Sales. , Main Floor French Wilton Rugs 9x12 feet. 6x9 feet, 97.50 61.75 8.3x10.6 feet, 36x63 in., 89.00 15.00 These discontinued patterns will be sold while they last during, the July Sales at the lowest prices in years. July Sale of Oriental Rugs Antique and Semi-Antique 1 39.00 EiBhth Floor Sizcs3x3 ft. to 5 x 8 ft. Summery Cottage Dresses July Sales Price 4.95 Fresh, cool and summery are these cottage dresses of checked or striped Tis sue and dark Dotted Swiss, with their White Organdie collars and cufrs. Some arc tastefully sim ple, others attractively paneled. Third Floor) A Half-Price Sale of Master-Made" Furniture Xitg. U. S. Patent Office) Odd Pieces and Discontinued Suites to be Cleared Ten-piece solid Mahogany Dining Room Suite. formerly 595.00 295.00 Ten-piece solid Mahogany Dining Room Suite. formerly 395.00 197.50 Ten-piece Combination Walnut Dining Room Suite. formerly 475.00 237.50 Ten-piece Enamel Decorated Breakfast Room Suite with refectory Table. formerly 875.00 437.50 Ten-piece Combination "Walnut Dining Room Suite. formerly 569.50 284.75 Four-piece Mahogany Chamber Suite with glass tops. formerly 900.00 450.00 Five-piece Combination Walnut Chamber Suite with twin beds, formerly 595.00 297.50 Five-piece Combination Mahogany Chamber Suite. formerly 595.00 297.50 Four-piece enameled Chamber Suite. formerly 185.00 97.50 Eight-piece Chamber Suite, decorated enamel. formerly 1550.00 775.00 Seven-piece Gray Oak decorated Breakfast Room Suite. formerly 189.00 94.50 Seven-piece Gray enameled decorated Breakfast Room Suite. formerly 167.50 83.75 Five-piece enameled Breakfast Room Suite, table and four chairs, formerly 88.00 44.00 Five-piece enameled decorated Breakfast Room . Suite. formerly 225.00 112.50 Three-piece Mohair Library Suite. formerly 595.00 297.50 Three-piece Tapestry Library Suite, down cush ions, formerly 495.00 247.50 Two-piece Mohair Library Suite. formerly 400.00 200.00 Three-piece Mohair Library Suite. formerly 495.00 247.50 Three-piece Tapestry Library Suite. formerly 225.00 112.50 Mahogany Davenport Table. formerly 57.50 28.75 Combination Mahogany Davenport Table. formerly 50.00 25.00 Library Table. formerly 95.00 47.50 Cane Rockers. formerly 54.00 27.00 Parchment decorated Davenport Table. formerly 05.00 - 47.50 Seventh Floor) Solid Mahogany Floor Lamp Stands July Sale Price 7.95 These floor lamps .of solid mahogany are in either the natural mahogany finish or black and gold or gold and black finishes. Each is equipped with six feet of silk cord and two 40-watt bulbs. Shades are not included at this low price. Sixth Floor July Sale Quality Linens 500 Pure Irish Linen Damrtsk Table Cloths, size 70x70 in. each, 2.90 300 doz., Irish all Linen Damask Table Napkins. heavy quality, size 21x21 in. doz., 3.95 Pure Irish Linen Huck Towels, hemstitched. doz., 5.00 Scotch all Linen I luck Towels, hemmed. doz., 4.20 Turkish Bath Towels, hemmed. doz., 3.00 Real Madeira Hand-Scalloped and Hand-Embroidered Linens 13-piece Luncheon Sets. .set, 4.75 Afternoon Tea Napkins, hand-embroidered cor ners, doz., 5.50 Mosaic Tea Napkins, hemstitched, hand-embroidered corners. doz., 6.50 Second Floor July Sale of "McKce Mngicold" Refrigerators 27.50 This is a specially designed and patented refrig erator, absolutely new in construction. Its heavy wood interlocking frame is airtight, and its three piece lock seamed lining is not only sanitary but water-tight. It has a white enameled interior and exterior, and an ice capacity of 100 pounds. Size 33x19x46 in. Sixth Floor Sterling Silverware At July Sale Prices Sterling Silver handled two-piece steak 'sets. Stainless steel blade and prongs. 5.00 Sterling Silver Deposit on cut glass Sugar and Creamers. set, 1.50 Sterling Silver handled and Olive Wood Salad Sets. set, "3.25 Sterling Silver Salt Sets in a Gray gift case. 6 Open Salts and 6 Salt Spoons. set, 6.50 Main Floor) 4