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BAHMER NOW SUSPEC1 To.rJinht'i Weather LIN8ETTLED. To-Morrow't Weather SHOWERS. WALL STREET fjMMLr mum CLOSING TA&LES. LV't 'Jit ' Circulation Books Open to All.' "Circulation Books Open to All." VOL. LXIII. NO. 22,176DAILY. c"rihk7r.,KTn,YplId, PreM NEW YORK, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1922. Kiitrrnl im bK-oml-Clm .Mnllrr Vmt Office, New Vurk. N. Y. PRICE THREE CENTS Www. m LiquorrBearing IN THREE-MILE Broadcast Warning Sent to Ships at Sea Ruling Effective Oct. 14. HARDING TAKES HAND. Foreign Ships Sailing Before, Oct. 14 Not Affected" by Ruling. WASHINGTON. Oct. 11. Secre tary of the Treasury Mellon Issued a ruling this afternoon that American ships found In possession of liquor "for beverage purposes" will be sub ject to forfeiture to the American Government, It was authoritatively learncM hero to-day. Foreign veasels sailing from a tpreign, port before Oct. 14 with liquor aboard will bo Immune .from seizure, but thoso leaving after that date will be subject to this ojetrome action If they bring liquor lrSbeHrrrcc-mlie tone. American ships now In foreign ports which sail for America before Oct. 14 will be exempt from forfeiture.' but thoso sailing after that date will bi fiable to conllfcntlon if liquor Is aboard, the Mellon ruling will hold. Tha Mellon ruling, It Is understood, , will be broadcast to shipping through out the world from tho Arlington wlrejoss station. Diplomatic and con sular representatives of the Unlte.1 States will be Immediately Instiucted to convey it to foreign (iovernmenls find shipping interests. Customs offi cials of tne L'nited States will bo in structed that they may take into cus tody vessels on which they tlnd Illegal liquor Tho tntcntrtm of the Treasury De partment und tho Prohibition Bureau 'Is to formally notify ovcry interested shipper throughout the world, but it Is not tho Intention nor the 'obliga tion of the Ainciican Government, it Is said, to serve the formnl notifica tion as a subpoena would be served. It Is understood th.it th text of (he Mellon ruling" will deslenate ns pro hibited liquor, "liquor for I'cmmc purposes " This, It 13 said, 13 to pro vide exemption for medicinal liquors, which are recognized As tisential. This language will ulr.o dcllnltel bar from American waters French and Italian ships which serve their crews with wino rations. It had been hoped that tho American Govern ment might mako a concossion on this point, but wino rations will be construed as "beverages" and con sequently outlawed. The Mellon ruling will put a slop to tho alleged practice of certain pri vate American steamship lines In Ignoring the Daugherty ruling, on the ground that they have not been offl clally Informed of its cxlBtcnce. Re ports have reached hero in the last few days that a number of American liners have put to sea with their bars well Etoeked ond open for' business. These ships will be Intercepted on the Mgb seas by wliolesa notification f the Melkm ruling and if they do jt close their bars and dispose of tctr llqupr they ' will be. subjnet , to felzure II C kmart, Acting Cbllectpr of the Port of New York, to-day received from Setri'.nv Mellon of tho Treas ury Dcr Time nt nud forwardcM to all shipping linn mCtre in this city copies of the following letter from President Harding to Mr Mellon, dated Oct. 7. Supplementing my, lr-tter of in otrucuon.i of Orl 0, relating to tin. enforcement of the L'lgtitcrnth Amendment and the Prohibition Hnf oi cement Act as applied to "nrriers at sea, yoji Villi please direct United States Customs or fleials to givo notice to all ship pins liens that pending formula- (Continued on Second Page ) SEIZED BY HARDING ORDER A FORD A DAY GIVEN LIQUOR LIMIT 10 BE TAKE FINGER PIT T Impression May Aid Police in Establishing Identity of the Murder Victim. Efforts of tho police to establish tho Identity of the Bronx Park 'murder victim whoso head was found near tho Botanical Ghrden ten da-3 ago to-day centred upon the successful finger printing of tho left hand, which was found last night with the lower left leg and tire upper right leg. Department and morgue experts this morning obtained one successful specification. Later In the day an other wi,ll be sought. These prints will go to tho police of Eastern cities, tho army and navy, marine corps. Post OfHco Depaitment and such banks as use a finger-printing sys tem. The present sole hope of ob taining Information regarding the dead man rests upon the prints. Last night the laundry mark upon a collar was regarded as a possible clu. It has been found too faint, duo to exposure and age, to be decipher able. Practically the only other aid Is the photograph mado from the recon structed face. Distribution of this picture has not brought forward anyono who recognizes tho murder victim. At the same time that tho police decided upon tho fingerprints as the best means of Identification they dis carded tho theory that tho slayers of the unidentified man took their timo in disposing of tho body. This theory was formed when the torso, , neatly wrapped In oilcloth, was found last Wednesday In the Botanical Gardens. Last night's gruesome collection was discovered In a vacant lot near Grant Avenuo and 160th Btreetj 3ronx. It was at first thought that the left arm and hand and right leg had been found. Inspection by Med- (Contlnued on Second Page.) OF SEVERED HAND IN BRONX MVS ERY Circus Elephant, Fed Tobacco, Escapes Into Carolina Jungle Giant vBeast Swims River and Joins Alligators Re capture Believed Impossible. ' WILMINGTON, N. C, Oct. 11. The big circus elepbant that effected a second escape from her keepers here last night had disappeared to-day In tho semi-tropical -Jungle along tho Brunswick River. -where residents said there was little chance of her recapture. In her second break for .liberty, the elephant swam the Cape Fear River, and at latest reports to the Wilming ton Police had penetrated far Into the swamps lying between the Cape Fear and the Brunswick. Three keepers went in pursuit, but the vegetation if. so dr-r.so and the danger from alligators to great, that thlr excursion encountered increasing obstacles. Tho big animal first broke away when n man fed her a large chew of tobacco as Mic wns being loaded into her cage on Monday night. She dashed through several backyards and then took oft for the Greenfield take Amusement Park, where she was found ttuck fn&t In a bog. She apparcntly welcomed rescue, but after n few minute? her taste of freedom proved too much for her and she broke away again. ' Suits ranging from $20 sought by tho pastor of a Cathollo church for damages to the chuich property to 55,000 asked by the owner of a dy& Foreign Ships to Be Seized in Three-Mile Zone SAFETY TEACHING OF 22 IRE LIVES Number of Accidents for First Three Days of Week 1 1 as Compared With 33. BRONX COP-ALSO DIES. John De Angelo Hit on Grand Course Mrs. J. But ler Jr. Badly Hurt. The number of accidents for the first throe days of Safety Week end ln'g at midnight last night, as reported .by tho Safety Institute, -was eleven, as compared with thlrty-trireo during Uio first three days of Safety Week last year. . Thera were, four accidents yester day, -while on tho third day fast year the number was twelve. This shows a saving of twenty-two lives as com pared with last year. Serge. Peter Molntyre, attached to the Wakefield Station, Bronx, who was injured Monday when thrown from a bicycle at ;228th Street and White- Plains Road, died last evening In the Fordhatn Hospital. Mclntyrs, who was forty-eight and lived at No. 447 East 135th Street, Bronx, suffertd a fractured skull when ha was thrown over tho handle Wrs when the front wheel of his bicycle came oft. John Dc Angelo, forty, of No. 284 Mott Street, was Instantly killed lost night when he was flung from a (Continued on Second Page.) SHARPS DON'T BLAME GULF STREAM FOR WARMER WEATHER Navy Experts Say Chnngc in Course Conies Evcrv Fall. WASHINGTON, Oct. 11. A slight temporary change in the course of the Gulf Stream has taken place, but this docs not ac count for the prevailing warm weather, tho Hydrographic Office of the Navy Department declared to-day. The four seasons of the year have their effect 'on tho Gulf Stream, tho hydrographic experts stated, and, the approach nearer the North American shore Is the regular change for this season of the year. works whose plant waa wrecked by the elephunt have been filed In Su perior Court, and attorneys have hur ried to Fayetteville. N. C, to attach the circus. The nlrphant roamed the city tho entire day. pursued by attendants, po licemen and Sheriff's deputies, buc defying capture. Once when two at tendants hocked her ears she dashed down the main business street of thu city, dragging the men for a hundred yards before they gave It up. Property damage, In addition to? that to tho church property and the dyo plant, Included several garages and chicken coops overturned, a scoro of fences smashed and a number of porch columns wrenched from their fastenings.- The elephant became Infuriated when she wandered into the back yard of a Negro's homo and was fired upon. The Negro fell while running from tho beast and suffored a broken collarbone. He was the only person Injured. RESULTS N SAVING Don't Want a Penny From Candler, But Vindication, Mrs. de Boucher Says; Salesman Calls Charge Lie MRS. ONEZIMA Creole Beauty Declares Old Man's Loneliness First Attracted Her. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 11. Wilbur Le Gette, formerly of Atlanta, Ga., now living here, volunteered tho statement to-da'y that h was the travelling salesman mentioned by Asa G. Candler In the statements published by Mrs. Oner.lm.-i. de Bouchel, Involved In alleged reports of visits to her rooms In Atlanta during a Confederate reunion In 1919. "The story attributed to Candler Is a lie," declared Le Gette. "It Is a fabrication of scandal mongers. There Is no finer woman on artu than Mrs. de Boruchel." 'I almost played the part of a chauffeur for her on the days of the reun(on. She made a practice of load ing old soldiers Into my car and tak ing them on sightseeing tours of At lanta. ' "I want to say In her defense that It practically would have been an Im possibility for her to entertain any body except In the presence of the girls she chaperoned, and during the whole convention she was kept busy from 9 o'clock in the morning until 2 the next day. "If there were any men associating with Mrs. De Bouehel outside of my self and Mr. Candler, they had to go some." ATLANTA, Oct. 11 (United Press). Legal action "to vindicate mv honor" probably will bo started within a tow days against Asa G. Candler. Coca Cola manufacturer, by sirs, unezima do Douche . New Orlen's beauty, as the result of tho urnng or ineir engagement. . not want a single penny of tho ..n.idler millions," Mrs. de Bouehel Bald. "Any legal action 1 may take will not bo with a view of collecting monetary reparation for the damagn the Candlers have tried to do me, but simply to vindicate my honor." In a statement she claimed Candler had ended the engagement because of slanderous stories regarding her toid (Continued on Second Page.) AWAY DE BOUCHEL. COAL STRIKE COST $1,190,000,000, HE SAYS Every Family Mulcted $45 by Struggle. CLEVELAND, Oct. 11 (Assn. elated Press). Tho recent strike In tha coal Industry caused a total loss of 100,000,000, J. G. Bradley of Dundon, W. Va., for mer Piesldent of the National Coal Association, declared 'hero to-day In an address before the annual convention of the Ameri can Mining Congress. According to Mr. Bradley, thi loss In wages by tho United Mine Workers of America, as estimated by the American Educational As sociation, was HZQ. 000.000; tho loss to railroads over jr.00,000, 000; the loss to tho public in the cost of fuel i 100,000,000, and the loss to tho mine operators $10, 000.000. "If every family In America were to pay 545 it would barely cover said. this loss," Mr. Bradley Mnn. nAroiiCRTY i iiosriTW,. BALTIMORE, Oct. II. Mrs. Harry M. Daugherty, wlfo of the Attorney General of the United States, again la at tin Johns Ilopklnf Hospital for treatment. She is under the care of Dr. Lewellys K. Barker Last January Mra. Daugherty was operated on by Dr. Georee E. Bennett of tho hospital staff. The condition nf Mrs. Daugherty U not considered serious. . FOR THE Sunday World . MUST be in The World Office FRIDAY Before 6 P. M. To Insure Proper Classification FREE . EO. F. SUES HELEN M. DAY Charges That Defendant Alienated the Affections of Her Husband. ACTION IN BROOKLYN. .He- Was New York's Chief of Fire Department 'and Nephew of Richard Croker. Mrs. Ella' J. Croker, the wife of 'former Chief of the Fire Departmcn Edwa.rd F. Croker, has brought n suit for $100,000 for tho alienation of her husband's affections against Helen M. Day of I.ong Beach. Tho action became public when the attorneys for Ilclcn M. Day, Churchill, Marlowe & Hlnes of No. 03 Wall Street. Manhattan, made nn appllcn, tton to tho Supreme Court in Kings Coiinty to-day for a bill of particulars. They demand that Mrs. Croker toll Just when and where their client maliciously, wickedly nnd cruelly, nnd by davtc? and misrepresentation! caused the former Fire Chief to turn against his, wife and desert her. According to tho defendant's con tcntlon In the application for tho bill of particulars, Mr, nnd Mrs. Croker agreed to live apart because of Inabil ity to live together happily in 180S and in 1911 Mrs. Croker obtained n decrco of separation from him. It Is further set forth that. Inasmuch n this decree is dated morn than six j cars ago tho statute of limitations protects their client from a claim for damages, even though It be admitted that she won tho former Fire Chief away from his wife. Mr. Croker on retiring from the Fire Department, in which llo achieved u national reputation for skill unci leadership, organized tho Crokor Electric Company nnd tho Croker Tiro Prevention Company. IIo Is a Rephcw of tho late Richard Croker IIo and Mrs. Croker have two sons Edward F. Jr. nnd nobert '. Mrs. Crokcr's attorneys aro Ilnrt- inan, PherldKii A. Tnkuisky of No. 152 West 42d Street. They assort that Helen M, Day ha3 raueed Mv. i roker to lavish largo sums of money on her to the detcrlment of the mem bora of his family. The attorneys for the defendant deny each and every statement In tha charges of Mrs. Croker. Sol Tekulsky. of Mrs. Croker's coun sel, said of the case to-day: V,yVe shall prove when the case comes to trial that though tho sepnra- tlon of Mr. and Mrs. Croker was due to'MIss Day Mrs. Croker did not know what had come betwen them dnd caused her husband's love to grow cold until after they separated. We know little or nothing about Mrs. Day except that she lived at Long Brach while Mr. Crokor lived there, and still doe. since he sold his placo at L'trng Bench for $100,000 nnd moved to Amftyvllle, Mrs. Croker has been receiving $130 a month from him since 1911 under the terms of the separation decree. "Miss Day is a managing director of of Croker's million dollar business, the Fire Prevention and Construction Company of No. J3 West .101 h Stret. The salary she receives accounts for the luxurious manner In which she lias been livinrs She la about forty five years old." IlEnCKMAN NAMRD l'Otl RVT1J nV ruinon ISLAM) fit It. I'. PROVIDENCE, Oct U. Formfr io R Livingston Beorkmiti of Newport was nominated for United Sloths Sen ator at the Re publican Mate i'onvn tion to-day. The platform ilv!jitK ih.-if the new Tariff lv has already stlmu. lated business and will lend to a soaion of unuuial prosperity. ' ; TtlE W(im.'r THAi i'L limit:. n. ArtUe. lUlitztr oriel) llulldliis, S3.(U v.',k V City. Tlphona fUtkmari 4k). Chick room far hit-pur n,1 i.irr.i. opn dy nd nl jelit Monty order aa travHUrr check for itle Advt. 1 CROKER for:;ioo,ooo Special Daily Prize for Four Weeks For "What Did You See To-Day? " BAHMER THREATENED GIRL AN D SCHNEIDER ON NIGHT OF MURDERS, SHE DECLARES i Daughter Says Father Was Last Seen Going Toward Phillips Farm Voicing Threats That He Would Cut Her Throat Schneider Also Faces Murder Charge. ' (Special From a Staff Correspondent of Tho Evaninh World.) NEW BRUNSWICK, N. J.. Oct. dl.-lWi R,h11)f who is in the Middlesex County statements regarding her father, tu-uay mat wnen sue last saw 14, when the Rev. Edward W. supposed to have been killed, .m. uu ;c 5un oireei muttering threats against her and Raymond Schneider. , "If lie went out to Buccleuch Park and ii,n nhim ' r had gone back there with Unym ond" safd to , ? m 'l'6 would have dono to any counlo l. V ' 1 kmw what ho cut y throat I dTnot Z, ho f Whn w ' that was all he Beomed to Uiink about cutting my throat! ZT TO EJECT FIREMEN I le Had Been Sassy to Guin ess Who Pleaded for Larger Salaries. Three- hundred uniformed, firemen socking pay Increases at to-day's bud get meeting of the Board of Hstlmate were threatened with eviction from the room by Mayor Hylan after they had chorused a groan of protest at what they considered tho Mayor's un fair treatment of Albert R. Oulness, President of tho Uniformed Firemen's Association, w,ho waa championing their cause. Defying the Mayor, Gulnetss told him tho Inmates on Hart's Island arc better treated than members of the department here. The at.ivnr. rctalllatlng. claimed that too much of tho lives of many firemen is tnent in bed and that he proposes making radlr.il changes, Including th ro rnoval of beds from manv fire houses. Tho climax came when the groans and a few boos voiced tho resentment of tlio firemen. "Keep fiulet back there!" ordrri the Mayor. "Officer, If anyono dls- turbs the meeting here SCO that he goes out!" Guineas aroused the Mayor' Ire from the very start when he asked for a salary Increase for firemen of 2Z0 a yoar. Hylan submitted him to ct rigid cross e.amin,itloi ns to his duties as a flroman and, at the end of the grilling, 11 lan announced that ho would see to it that "drastic (Continued on Second Page.) 78 of nil Hip SfDlrmhrr uni.i' I'rlnteJ WANTEH" Adi. Here in The World. "Help Wanted" Ads. Last Month: THE WORLD M.OIO Ads. The Timci 13.862-Adj. Tht American 7.419 AH. the Htnld 5.317 Adi The Tribune 311 Ads WORLD over all 67.131 Adi. MAYOR THREATENS FOR BOOING HIM Jail on charges based on her who is also a prisoner, said her father on the night of Sept Hall' and Mrs. Plwnnr .vim M-wMawt Jilt 111 L he was staggering away from f 1110 Girl's latest itbrv t- ih.t u... father was In on uelv mo.. and believed she Intended to .Hp away , ... w, nus n which alio boarded with a Mra. Bartow, at No. 228 Nlel on Avenuo, a few doors from his own home, and meet Raymond Schneider. ' who, flhe says, had been following hei wlth Clifford Hayes, Leon Kauffmaa jeemea , b J, , " . .... timers urunken cruelty, "I'LL CUT YOUR THROAT," SHE QUOTES FATHER. "The day after tha LodM were round." Pearl said, "my father cama o the Dartows and wavd at me a letter written on the sort of paper 7 ordinarily use. i wouldn't M m, fico what wan written on It. n,!'.UUt,.h ke ahoutns: "You wrote Inl.i. I'm eolnir In , , -" juur .inroat yet. Then ho s aimed tr, went away. "Tha Monday after thni v,.v. mo with a she.-t f,;" ,a lt. ouiiiq puper VP ' WM: '15 ybl "d " will both be found llko those two bodies out at the Phillips's farm , !'er ,S t,le woman w" keeps house for him. He accused me of :;r' 'ne'hl"er. I said I didn't, and afealn ho slapped ma and said he would cut my .throat the first time he had a eood chance." The Balimer family had an un. Mvory reputation even before It camo Into observation by the sldo lights or the Itnll-MIIls investigation. Nichols lnhnier. after severe! Workhouso " terms, wasbent to Trenton Trlson In July. 1917, for from two to fifteen years for highway robbery. His brother. Iteury. was killed In a knife battle with n NeBro about flve year3 jro. The jury before which the care was tnd found the Nefrro justified. "If Raymond Schneider attempts to resist his detention here as a material witness to the murder of the Rev Mr. Hull and Mrs. Mills." said ProieI cutor Beekman of Somerset County In the office of Prosecutor Strieker of this, county to-day. "I'll rh.-m. th. charge against him to murder. I believe that as u result of the Inquiry which has tHken place slnco he urcused Clifford Havnt ting the murder. I am nearly Justified "inraer cnargo against Schneider anyway." BAHMER AND DAUGHTER GRILLED. This announcement of Mr. Beekman was mado after repeated Interview l with Nicholas Balimer nnd his daugh ter Pearl Bahmer. fifteen vnr ni,i Is the girl who, with Schneider, guvu me nrst wont to the authorities of tho presence of tha bndi nf Wnii and Mrs. Mills on the knoll under tha cran-appie tree on Phillips farm. in accusing Clifford Hayes, his See Page 31 . iijll n :1 -i i 3 , ..VI i '"1 K i 1 .Qmmm