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he had observed to"1 m-cb laxity on ?be part of patrolmen. He directed ?flat captains lecture to the men of their command on their duties. The arrest Us? night oi Harry Spann, of 512 West Forty- seventh street, and Kasper FurmattL proprietor ? ??' a dress shop at 103 West Forty aerenth Street, was said by the po.ice to solve a series of burglaries in apart? ment houses from Fiftieth to Fifty ninth streets, between Fifth and Madi? son avenues. Aft? being lodged in the East Fifty first Street station Spann confessed, ac? cording to the po?ce, to the apartment h?. use robberies. As a resi.lt of the alleged confession Turma:* was taken into custody. ? In Furman's shop, it is charged, were found dresses valued at more than $16,000 which were stolen from the apartment houses in questions. Mrs. George Thorns, of S7 Fast Fifty-fourth Street; Mrs. Frederick Knight, of 731 Lexington Avenue, and Miss Lucille G running, of 12$ Fast Fifty-seventh Street, whoso quarters had been robbed, identified so:r,e of the gowns, the police asserted. They also said they recov? ered a client of silverware, valued at 1,600, which was stolen from Mrs. Knight's apartment. Spann, it 3s said by the police, has been operating for several months, al? ways in t*ie late afternoon. In each case a new tack hammer Had been used to jimrny the apartment door. Tack Hammer Is Clew Always the burglar left the tack hammer behind him together with its blue paper wrapping, which was ascer? tained to co37ie fron* Macy's. Detectives .'ores, Heuser and Hooker, of the Fast |-ifty-first Street stat'on, took up their ? a'ch in the hardware department of Maiy's and their vigilance was re? warded yesterday, when, they s-ay, they ? i'.v Spann come in and buy a tack hammer, They trailed their quarry up Fifth Avenue to Fifty-seventh Street. He uined west there, they assert, aitd entered No. 17, an rpartment ?ouse. These premises are just inside the new, thieves' deadline district estab ished by Commissioi er Enright, Spann, it is alleged, climbed the t'iirs to the second floor. The de cti*#es waited in the lower hall a few .?tes nnd then heard q woman cream. She was the negro maid 3? apartment of H. M. G<us. The leuths dashed for the stairs, but Spann was too quick for them. He eluded for the moment and sped east i Fifty-sev?nth Street. At ?M-dison . '.venue Traffic Patrolman Joseph O'Con ell put bis hulk in the path of Spann's ' 00 pounds and handcuffed him. A chauffeur by trade. Spann told the police, they say, that he- has found iry a much more lucrative and easier occupation than driving a car. Friends of Furman appeared before te Tobias in Night Court last . .'enii'g and asked him to fix hail for the shopkeeper, who is charged with ? rim m illy receiving the apartment loot. The magistrate refused to do so and ? rdered that Furman be held without bail. When Robert Ryan, of 2277 Grand ? nue, the Bronx, was arraigned in court en a disorderly conduct h rge by Patrolman Patrick Carr, of D Easi ?04th Street station, who te?ti ,?d the defendant struck him when he rdi ' ? him o move on, Frank Surello, ??' 234 East 110th Street, -stepped for v rd and identified Ryan as a man he ' !;. h! him up in a hallway near his :'.ofno on the night of December 11 and bbed him of S15 and an overcoat. Magistrate Tobias held Rya33 without m a charge of robbery. Detective Jsmes F. Fitzgerald had observed t ' . n< ss to Su3fello'8 description of the old-up-man when Carr brought his; isoner to the station house and had .'.relio ( n hand in court. Man Mysteriously Shot Patrolman Grimes, of the Amity ti it", he ird . hots in a rooming house . 110 Degraw Street, Brooklyn, last ? End hastened to investigate. Found Alfio Zalenti, forty-four ,-ar*. old, lying in bed, with live g?n? net wounds in the chest and abdomen, victim was removed to Long Island College Hospital, where it was said die, in an unconscious condition. The police refused to divulge what, an; thing, their investigation of the hoe*.-:.;' had brought forth. They ad mitt id they had found bio trace of assailant. TI e arrest of Ashby P. Long, who ?bed 1 :!:'s?lf as a salesman, twen-1 ty-si old, of 1025 New York venue. Brooklyn, followed his being ibserved by guests of the Hotel Endi i ott. Eighty-fir-jt Street and Columbus avenue, sneaking about the corridors the sixth floor, a suitcase in his sand, The hotel clerk notified the West Sixty-eighth Street station, and ? .-?? J enh Lawless went to the ? ote! and i . prisoner. In the suitcase, the police ass.ert, I ret found jewelry valued at $1,000, the j property of Mrs. Irene Jager, wife of j V. F. Jager, prei d< til of the Trade | toi ?Trucking and Storage Company. Long is?alleged to have confessed to having entered Mrs. Jager's room In ;... licot with a key and stolen the ; gems. Several keys and pawnticketB ?.ere found en the prisoner, the police Burglar Map Captured A map of Greenwich V il lag??, with notation? indicating the best doors or certain houses to jimmy fi>d the time when policemen pass given points, was found when John Veraotico, of 11)6 ? 'rince Street, was searched <-,t the ? hsrles '.-'tree, station. Vernotico and ? i Gordella, seventeen years old, ?? -re by Detective John Kelly ? cion ?f robbing the home I Wit ver icy Place, ? day night of household goods at ?1,000, .;;>ich prisoner was el i in (10,000 bail by Magistrate ? ? police suppressed until ye^tei -, and jewels VS ' tied a brick of Maurice Pig :? at 52 East Twenty-third o arrests have b< en rnae e, A bandit walked into the delicatessen of ?' arl Helmond, 517 East 162d The Bronx, in broad daylight n automatic at the ropri demanded $?0. While rig at the cash reg ter two ? a man and a ?. entered. "Don't ?;., a word or I'll shoot," the robber to Helmond, and " gum ander his raincoat. ? hai ded ? he despe h he w< re giving l.im ? aft' r a purchuse, &nd ho walke?! "That fellow was 8 hold-up man," He .t.',,r.i\ informed his irp ed pa '. : to ?the ttreet, but the red. Loots S:oli*i a macaroni manufac? turer of* 168 Wilson Avenue, Bro was raWt-nd of W00 caa and a gold wa'ch valued at |110 by fcur armed robheri who waylaid him a? Evergreen i? and Noll Street, that borougl lar'v yesterday, , Two hours later Deteetiveo Voglt un?t : Daley, of the Vernon Avunuf statio! , 7..rr?Y.'"i\ Ar.thony Merino, of 370 Trout rrihr, Street, and Fiank Palma -, a 1A2 Palmetto Street, both of Brooklyn, ?f'd charged them with the er i me. In Gatea Avenu* Court Bcolisi identified ? . ) im, .'?ini- itrata Brown xi'-m without ?bail for examination i ay. Ture* ?Held n? Auto Bandit? ?Megfstts-u Brown also held without bail Butaetl Bryce, ojf I97fl Lexington Avenue, Devld Kr?,n, oi 127 llerzl ?ftreet, Brooklyn, mA Samuel Bloro, pi 176 Roekawaj- Avenue, Brooklyn, ae ? ??? i g i 3' .-.-?. . bendita wh?, The 1 - - r-?..) be ?t.- aw.L- ?,,.f i ? ,i .. *-;?. in.1.'. A4 U) ,.<,:,',u.*... -YYYi Ad'/l, 1 BLACK %??]W,?ci,on ?K /np A |?v T-^ for ihc Hobday 0< lay oeason /^JSj ?) DIAMONDS FROST i^i P V _ E I otLvEPwAPE G OlDiA/ARE. STATIONE P v LEATHER GOODS FIFTH AVENUE CORNER 48IH STREET Customer* Senvd ?y Aloft ; have been terrorizing the Sterling, St I Mark's and Eastern Parkway districts : for the last two months. Blum and Louis Fleischer, of 1845 Sterling Place, ?Brooklyn, ire also charged with the theft of a $3,^00 automobile from Jo? seph M. Rice, of 1T0 New York Avenue, Brooklyn. According to the police, Bryce, Kron ; and Blum have confessed to four nold ! up.; Their plan, it is alleged, was to : park I heir car alongside the road aa I though it had broken down, group S themselves about it stop the first | promising-looking motor that came by i ano strip its occupants of their valu | ables. Detectives- Dor.elon, Cohen and Phillips, who nabbea the trio, are look itig for a fourth member of the band. Following a chase over roofs er.rly yesterday, during which he fired sev? eral shots, Patrolman Georg* Werner, of the Union Market station, arrested Harry W. Clark, of ?HS Essex Street, who, it is charged, was one of three men the policeman Discovered trying to force the door of a clothing store at 152 Ridge Street. Matristrate Simp? son in Essex Market pohce court held Clark in $25,000 bi?il for the grand jury. James L. Caffery, of 44 Fourth Street, North Pelham. was locked up at headquarters last night, charged with having demanded a oiink of whisky at the point of a pun from the bartender in a saloon at Third Avenue rr.d Twen? ty-third Street. He was booked for attempted jobbery and violation of the Sullivan law. Detective Sergeant Michael Breen, of Hackensack, N. J.. came io New York vesterday and. with the assis'tance of Detective John Kelly, of the Charles Street stntion, recovered several thou? sand dollars' worth of goods Breen identified as having been stob-.n by burglars from Hackt'nsack stores. The alleged loot was found in the homes of three men the detectives arrested ip front of a Sixth Avenue pawnshop. The -prisoners were Paulo Renno, of 730 Willow Avenue; Lorenzo Riggio. ni 228 Wi'low Avenue, and Lorenzo Lucci. of 230 Clinton Street, all of Hoboken. Magistrate Levine. in Jef- ? tcrson Market Court, he'd them with- j cut bail to await extradition. . Troopers Seek Bandits; Halt Autos in Country Arm**?! Patrols i^uard Estates at Rhiii^beek : Poi?"hkeepsie Ci?y Hal! Like Fortress In the belief that the campaign against crooks in New York City is driving criminal fo'k into -the rural meadows, the New York State Troopers -*: doinw some bandit hunting on their .v.-n account. Yesterday the troopers heran stop-j ?':*i?rall automobiles which, they thought ? might be eccupiod bv suspicious char- ? ??cters.. All persons unable to give a i Troper account of themselvea ?ire he- I ?"a: promptly taken into custody. The i ho'd-tiD of Mrs. Clarence W. Mertz, of Port Chester, on the outskirts of White Plains. Wednesday by two ban- ? dits, one of whom wa : a woman, scved | to convince the authorities at White Plains that not all the brigands are operating on city highways. An armed patrol of citizens was on ? duty last night guarding th.* village I of Rhinebeck and estates of wea'thy | resident?? of that section. All ?-mployees ? f the City Hall at Poughkeensie have j been armed ;v.<\ a bjrglar alarm has been installed. 783 Men Ready to Enter Police Ranks, Says Cukor Civil Servie? i'omnr?ssioner De? clares 882 Will Take Exam? ina} !on iti January Mayor Hylan yesterday received a letter from Morris Cukor, president of the Civil Service Commission, in which the latter tcok exception to the state? ment of F. If. La Guardia, President of the Board of Aldermen, that the civil service list contains but 3r>0 nameE eHglble for patrolmen In the Police Department. Mr. Cukor said that there were 657 names certified to the Police Department yesterday for appointment ana that this number was In addition | to 126 certified within a few d"*ys, mak , ing a total of 783 names. The Com j mis?iongr said that there are now 882 ! applicants for the forthcoming exam ?nation for patrolmen to be .-held January 13. It was learned at the City Hall that P.>!ice Commissioner Enright plans to begin ' hi ? ten?, ive I raining of the men on the eligible list on Monday, when 500 of them will be mobilized in some i armory where the training will begin. ? emainder on the list, will be Bum j moned for ?'raining purposes shortly thereafter. The Police Commissioner can appoint new policemen January 2 j on probation. Baltimore Police Chief Suspended; FacesCharges Accused by Sfate Auto Commis? sioner With Violating the Titling Laws BAI/TIMORE, Dae. 23,?Robert D. Carter, for seven years head of the , police forci; here, to-day was suspended ha! !.. Police Commissioner ciarle D. Gaither. Charges of violat? ing the state automobile titling laws by having a i untitled car in his posses? sion nr.; pei igalnst him. The chart*et were preferred by offi ?- a la oi I he ?'?.' or Veh icle Commis ili ner's ?/dice. Bimilar charges ware againsl Sergeant Maurice E. I'.. se and N. Carter Hammon, the hal's grandson, Sergeant Pease was suspended shortlj before noon t... day, Two Killed in Oil Explosion Fire Causes 3H)0,0(M) Damage to Docks at (?alvettton OALVESTON, Tex.. Dec. 23.--Dam? age tentatively placed at $100,000 re? ten oon wiifin a fire 'vi' ad by a ?? > plo on aboard the oil barge Bolikou ??wepl .. portion of the docks, Two men aro known to be dead and two injured, The Bolikow wim i!, total log?, while th? Itean [pi i;i Occidente, Aiichenborg and He ti un tu ncd damage from the I Is ?? ? < apta h Wallace Mackenzie, master of the i'.i.i, a i-teamiihip A ?eh en berg, brought ; . ?.'? sel safely through ? wall ol flat <- rising from tho oil cov? ered water, U.S. Officer Who Deserted Army in Germany Seized Second Lieutenant Also Accused of Taking Company's $-1-8,000; Ex-Sergeant Causes Arrest PITTSBURGH. Dec. 23.?John C. Gottcnkiene, alias David L. Gordon I formerly second lieutenant in the 5th | Field Artille, y, 1st Division, charged with deserting his command at ? > I blenz, Germa \y. in June, 1919, taking with him about $48,000 of his com? pany's fund?, was arrested here to n;ght and turned over to Department of Justice ag -nts. The govcr nnenfc agents said the prisoner wou d be taken to Fort Le.av enworth, Karsas, by a military guard i to-morrow, where he would be tried by j court martial. Gottenkieni 's arrest was brought about by Sai ford T. Poniroy, of this city, who served as a color sergeant in the same regiment with the ex-ofiicer. I I'omroy recognized Gotte'Pkiene and ' notified a policeman, who arrested the man. Government agents said Gottenkiene was arrested in Germany shortly after he desTted I'na brougr.t to C>mp ?' -- lor, Kentucky. He escaped last Feb? ruary, nnd since that time a nation? wide search has been conducted. , Gottenkiene before coming to Pitts? burgh worked as n miner in Morgan town, W. Va. After escn'iing from Camp Taylor he was emploved by dif? ferent concerns in Cincinnati and To? ledo, the government agon's said. The prisoner, they added, is said to have a wife residing in Oklahoma City. Hylan Again Says Press is A.-Picking on Him Ridjxcwood Citizens Listen, Then Send Pe'ition for Needs to Estimate Board Mayor Hylan addressed a meeting of citizens of T idge.wood and Glendale, Queens, at Public School 93, Glendale, last night. The meeting was called for the purpose of urging an appropri? ation to supply city water to residents of the district. The Mayor said he would do everything in his power to t>ee that the appropriation was voted. "I know th it the people of this sec? tion realize that I, ns Mayor, have many ; duties to perform," he said. "I favor municipal ownership of i public utilities. I had my Commis sioncr of Plant and Structures,. Grover Whalen, establish a bus line in Staten Island which greatly Relieved the cou- ! gestion and the sulTerin^. 1 also estab? lished a bus service in Brooklyn, but Hie courts wiped it out. ""There arc two roads for a Mayor to travel. The first is to let the in? terests run the Mayor ; ?id the city, and you arc the whitc-haiivd boy and arc' patted on the back. The other is the ; road the people expect you to travel and to uphold their interests, your oath of office and their rights. "if you endeavor to do this you are investigated and abused by the subsi- j t'ized press of this city, i ask you to j pay no attention to the cheap critic who attempts to mislead you with misstatements regarding my adminis tration." The audience applauded the Mayor, : hut voted to send a petition to the I Board of Etimate asking for the ap pronr;?t!nn for a city water system. Professional Bondsmen Are Called Menace j Insurance Officials Want the Business Confined to I Reputable Companies as Check to Crime Wave | Bail Too Easy to Get ? | Jyav^e Concerns Better Able to Run Down Criminals Who Flee, Is Argument An official of an insurance company, ! which abandoned its bail bond business j a year a^o because of heavy losses and j its reluctance to engage in competition i with less scrupulous concerns and indi j viduals, asserted yesterday that the chief trouble with the bail bond busi j ncss is th'o professional bondsman. \ The police are now investigating the j business and its possible relation to the city's crime wave. "Take the bail bond business out of the hands of professional bondsmen," he said, "and let it bo managed and regulated by insurance companies on a sounder, 3nore reliable basis." He said that Bome of the snost repu? table companies have continued supply? ing secuiity for people under arrest and have conducted this business in a commendable way, in competition with other companies and with professional bondsmen. Business Is Growing The representative of another com? pany, doing no bail bond business, said ?hat undoubtt dly the ready facilities for getting bail enabled many rea; criminal:; to remain at large and con? tinue, their career of crime, although there were charges against them. ;io33if i ml ?vidual bondsmen, especially, hi said, won!?' provide the security foi known criminals and were getting riel by squeezing every dollar out of people under arrest whose innocence wa? proved later. One insurance man said that th? tribute paid to the individual bonds ! men could not. be estimated. Thii I business has been growing, he said i through the prevalence of crime, al though arrests have not increased ir proportion to the crimes. He said that the bond business was one way whereby an insurance com pany might partially make up for the lusses on burglary insurance. Wher protection of honest men's property, failed the companies could reduce theii general losses by protecting those wh< stole the property, provided they wer* caught, Bondsmen insisted yesterday that, it helping to.keen arrested people out o: jail, they were performing a servie* to the slate, because the jails and pris cms wen- full and, unless bail was pro vided as freely as it has been, then would he no place to put the prisoners Another argument advanced in favoi of such business was that the larg< insurance companies were more able t( run down those who jumped bail thai individuals would be. Deny Loot Is Surety It was said that individual profos sional bondsmep have been going se curity for dozens of inen charged wit! crime, although these bondsmen pos sessed only one piece of real estati and were making that the security ii each case. Reputable companies have had a un: form charge of 2 per cent of th? asnount of bail required. For years i has been their custom to have agent in the courtrooms to solicit the busi 310SS of persons without means to pa; the bail demanded. According to th lr.w, only a recognized company, <?? property owner, has been competent t i ?.oville bail, fi3id cash could not be ac cepted. Bonds or sec3irities of som kind were required. Officials of insurance companies in terested in providing bail said the were sure that police officials wer wrong in thinking that part of the loot of the hold-ups had been deposited ro .ndemnify the bonding ccmpanies, al? though stolen Liberty bonds might have been accepted by individu il bondsmen. 68 Are Sent^to the Tombs, Unable to Meet High Bail 50 Others, Charged With Vari? ous Crimes, Forfeit Their Bonds Estimated at $150.000 Of 118 men under indictment charged with various crimes rearraigned in General Sessions yesterday before Judges John F. Melntyre and Otto A. I Rosalsky, sixty-eight were committed j to the Tombs because they were unable I to meet the new bail figures. In addi? tion tho bail bonds of about, fifty others who failed to appear were declared for? feit. The aggregate value of these bonds is estimated at $150,000. In another court, of General Ses ! sions Judge Thomas C. T. Crain ex? plained to John Costa, twenty-four years old, of 300 Cherry Street, con? victed of robbery in the first degree, that "'this is no time for leniency" and then sentenced him to not less than nine years and four mo:iths and not more than eighteen years and eight months. Costa held up Tom Finn, a Chinese, of 'JO Henry Street, in Sep tomber. "The court," said Judge Crain, "finds itsoif in a position where ?t cannot with propriety exercise the sane degree of leniency that could with propriety be exercised were conditi? ns different than thsy are. to-day. You are going to receive a punishment which will rep? resent the court's view of tho gravity of your crime and represent the court's appreciation of its responsibility for the maintenance of law and order.'' la one caso brought before Judge Melntyre, that of Joseph Dugan in? dicted collectively in August o.' rob? bery in the first degree, grand larceny in the second degree, a samt in the first degree and criminally receiving l stolen property, Assistant District At? torney Sullivan suggested that the bail be fixed at $'.15,000. "I'll make it $25,000," seid Judge Me? lntyre, "and if he attempts to raise that amount, of bail i want to be in? formed of it so that I cai fix bail at a still higher figure. The community will breathe easier if tiiis man is kept in jail until cither his innocence or guilt ?3 determined." Dugan is alleged to have held up Charles J. Smith in Harlem last Au jgust and to have robbed him of .SIS 7. Jurors Get Arnstein Case; Cohn Is Arraigned No Verdiet Reached on Bond i Plot Charges After Seven Hours' Deliberation WASHINGTON, Dec. 23.?The case of Jules W. ("Nicky") ?Vrnstein and others charged with having conspired to bring stolen securities into the Di - trict of Columbia is in tin hands of the jury to-night. At 10 ? 'clock, after seven hours of deliberation, Justice Gould, presiding, locked the jury up. for the night. The other defendants h re David W. Sullivan, Norman S. Bowlis and VY. W Easterday. The securities which th<*y are charged with having brought into the District are said to be part of tho $5,000.000 worth stolen it. Wall Street ;; year ago. Isadora ("Nick") Cohn, who is to be tried separately on the same charges, was arraign?.?! to-day and re? leased on $10,000 bail on the charges pending against him in Washington, He was at onco rearrested in connec? tion with indictment-- against him in Xew York. Counsel for Cohn there? upon sued out a writ of habeas corpus and procured his release on 51,000 ad? ditional hail pending the return of tli i writ. Enright Calls on Hyian; Quits Conference Smiling Police Commissioner Richard E. Enright called on Mayor Hylan at the City Hall last night at 5 'o'clock and remained with the Mayar until the latter left for home at about 6:30. The Commissioner came out of the Mayor's ollice smiling, and declined to discuss the nature of the conference. Mayor Hylan, emulating Charles F Murphy, had nothing to say. Enright Began Early to Undo Police Morale Abolition of Training School for Officer:? and Inaugu? ration of 'Order of the Crutch' Proved Blunders ??-?* Efficiency Ebbed Fast System of Keeping Aged Men in Active Service Aroused Derision in Department Two specific actions taken by Com? missioner Richard E Enright at the j beginning of his administration hav< materially aided in the de3noializatior ind break-down in efficiency of the Police Department, ir was learned yes terday. These are: The abolition o; the training school >*er officers and the ficvelopraent of what is derisively known to the rank and lile of the de pnrtment as "The Order of the Crutch. The school was instituted 3>y Colone Arthur Woods, the predecessor o Commissioner Enright. but the latte is Mr. Enright's own idea. The schoo! ! abolished by the present Commissione | immediately after h3s induction ir.t ; office, is referred to in in articl i printed in the current issue of Th i Weekly Reviey, which, however, wa ? written by CSlonel Woods last July. Selected Men in Charge The school was established at Ft | li?e Headquarters, ni.6 Iisspcctor Col nelius F. Cahalane was placed in con mar.d of it. A specia.ly selected corp of instructors were put in charge < ?.'ariotts classes. livery policeman o.i the eligible Hi was sent to this school as soon as 1 ; had been selected foi promot'on to tl ? '-ark of sergeant. Thtre he wa<5 taugl ? those duties, q? his new rank whit I were different from the duties he hs been in the habit of discharging. Similarly sergeants selected for pr motion to lieutenants were sent to tl school, but they attended another se tion, where a lieutenant's duties we imparted to them. None of the nx were actually promoted to the high? rank until they had satisfactori demonstrated their fitness for the ? 'evv duties Shortly jfter Commissioner Enrig assumed oifice Inspector Cahalane w; : shifted to an inspection district, and I the instructors were distributed through the department or resigned. Men were then promoted from lower 3-anks without any previous instruc i tion in their new duties, and left to ? shift for themtelveg. They were com | pelled to learn slowly and inefficiently ? by* the uncei'tain method of experi j once. A3'.other phase of, the school also was abolished forthwith* by Commis? sioner Enright. This was the civil service section instituted by Colonel Woods. It existed at Heudquarters j and in every police precinct. It was I designed to aid those policemen who ! were a33ibitious to prepare for their ! civil service examinations. ( Attendance at these schools was en i tirely voluntary en the part of the j policeman, and he had to attend thesn I in his own time when he was off duty. They were designed to assist him in ? such a man33er that he would not be i compelled to enter ?i private school a3id i pay the tuition fees. "Order of the Crutch'' "The Order of the Crutch" is an En? right development of the welfare squad, institute 1 by Colonel Woods. It | was originally designed to aid in the reclamation of young criminals. It was composed of carefully selected police? men who operated under Leroy Peter? son, a volunteer worker, who concen? trated his squad at Police Headquar? ters, and actually accomplished results. Upon the entrance of Commissioner i Enright, tiiis squad was reorganized, ? and portions of it assigned to every police precinct in the city. Fifty aged polico lieutenants were "detailed" to i this squad. Many of them would have ! voluntarily retired some time ago on j half pay, but in this squad they are practically retired on full pay. This situation is ono of the greatest ' causes of dissatisfaction in the depart ! ment among the rank and file. The younger policemen are deeply ?3tcensed I over it, because it keeps them fron* I rising in the department, As long a? the aged lieutenants are kept on the active list they block promotioBis. Com | 3nissioner Enright was 33residcnt of the \ Police Lieutenants' Benevolent Associa ifiot3 before he became Commissioner. -_ I Chicago Police Round Up ?15 Under NewCurf ew Law ?Persone on Streets After 2 A. M. May Be Searched; Ali Night Life Closed at 1 A. M. Special Dispatch to The Tribune CHICAGO, Dec. 28.?Fifteen person; were rounded up early to-day by th( police under the new curfew regula? tions, that provide for locking up ot suspicious characters found on thf streets after 2 a. m. Under the regulations saloons, pool roosns, cabarets and theaters close a1 1 a. in. Any person found on th< streets after 2 o'clock may be searchet by the police. The authorities hope bj these measures to corral the cri3ninali who are robbing and attacking pedes? trians. Sheriff as Witness Denies Any Part iu Nassau Gaming RiUg ?Smith Also Gives Lie to Charge That He Tel* phoned Tip ?o Stuekey's ! That Raid Was Impending Sheriff Charles W. Smith on? ; the three Nassau County officials bei?: tried at Mine?la on a conSJS ! charge, took tne stanu yesterdav 1?1 k J j own defense. He denied that h? ?. j ; tipped off the StucKey gambling'estah lishment at Lynbrook of an imWd??; i mid. r "?mg Smith and Assemblyman McWhin Key and Supervisor Doughty are'i-k" i remaining defendants the indictm???' against Postmaster O'Keefe hSrU,: been dismissed Wednesday. Suner? . Doughty will take the stand Mondar Questioned by District Attorn? Weeks, Smith vigorously ?lenied ?rl connection with Nassau County?! C bling ring. * " **' i "Didn't you know of anv gamblin. ? places being conducted in the countv"* j asked the District Attorney . 'I heard of them,' said iha Sheri* but I had no positive knowledge that The witness said that while ur.der : rhenff he had made small bets o?? : s.onally, but that he had not done ani j betting since becoming Sheriff The state charged WednesdM th?t i when the Sheriff was told that' s? l ey s establishment wai to be raided hi suddenly developed au attack of cramn? and rushed into a drug store TV state sought to prove that he then vent into a telepho . booth aid t.?le phoned a warning to Stuckey The Sheriff testified ram on the night of the raid he was seize I with an acuV case of cramps and that lie had at tha? time been under treatment for stomach trouble. He said that when he reached Lynbrook with the raiding party his : condition grew worse. The morning after the raid. Sheriff Smith said U ; felt no better than on the night before Asked regarding an alleged confer' ence with Supervisor Doughty Sheriff , Smith said that he had .?? ? , , been in conference with Poughtj in the super' , visor's chambers. John \. Fleischer j associate secretarj Nassau Countv Association, aid Monday thai he had overheard a ci between ; '':"-' Sheriff and the at the ? chambers. i The witness admitted that he had j been a member of h club at inwood ?where sometimes penny-limit games : of pinochle were played. He said that : he gathered from conversation at tot ?club that. Lou Bett's place at Hewlett and Bustecds place were gambling Ja j stitutions. ? "Did you not come to me one time .Sheriff." asked the District Attorney' ; and tall me that Gid ... .- ; Busteed ? were good fellows and wo ; bling if you asked them to and why not ? let them run':'" I The Sheriff said that he d d not re? member such a con?. ,tjii.iwii?t?>n?iiiiiiii?iiiLHw.iwwiniii-ii--i -?? -- ? '??"?? ? ? ? ? ?""?'- ?? ??. '.?? ? ????? ??? ? -?? ' ?rry (Eljristttras to s i 5 In wishing a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to Prud? \ ence Bondholders, it is a great satisfaction to us, as it must be a great satisfaction to them, to know that they really have something to be thankful for. *| There is no pass? ing of dividends or defaulting on the interest of Prudence - Bonds. 5 Prudence-Bortdholders will receive their checks the first of January as usual. *\Ve pay the 4% Normal Federal Income Tax Realty Associates Investment Corporation 31 Nassau St., New York 162 Remsen St., Brooklyn GUARANTY TRUST COMPANY, Trustee of this iuue D?NOMlNATlDNC fIOOO, $'00 AMP |lCO ?y?iik Chocolate Covered Assorted Fresh Fruits pound 7Q ' BOX * wt Trutle ttnrk Special Mixed Candy 2 Lb. Boxet, 78c. 5 Lb. Boxes, $1.95. FOUND BOX 'OU know how human it is to overlook some friend in the frenzied Christmas rush. Now" is the time to check up your list and see if you have accidentally forgotten any one. What Gift could be more universally appropriate or more genuinely welcome than a nice box of our celebrated sweets? Though late in the holiday season, our store? still offer excellent assortments, all lines having been splendidly reinforced with the freshest and most pleasing of Christmas Candies. For your guidance, we list below a few cf our choicest selections, daintily packed and decked out in all the holiday trimmings in keeping with the spirit of the Merry Yule tide, and remember, you'll find Loft p:; just as attractive as the goods themselves. GOLD SEAL lit or Bon Boris and Chocolates?Ths Beau Ideal of the Candy Kingdom. Supreme in QUALITY, VARIETY and" ARTISTIC PACKAGE. For those who wish to give the finest in sweets. Put up in beautiful holly cartons. PACKAGE DE LUXE $1.50 $3.00 $7.50 or Bgn Bom and Chocolates. A Class "A"' collec tion of Candy jewels in excellent variety. Beau tiful packages put up in special holly carions. 2 Lb. Boxes $2.00 5 Lb. Boxes $5.CO POUND ?t* -g BOX ^A? Another Big fine Holiday Assortment High Grade Assorted Chocolates Or Bon Bons and Chocolates. In Special hjolly Cartons 2 Lb. Boxes, $1.60 POUND 5 Lb. Boxes, $4.00 BOXES 5 % Holly Spray Sweets This is our famoth assortment jf fancy Hard Cmdies, put up in round metal box, richly enameled and lithographed in Holly and Berry designs. 2 POUND PACKAGE High Grade Assorted Chocolates Or Bon B."ins and Chocolates. A positive revela? tion in Quality cir.d all around Candy E*-:cei!enc? at a very moderate price. 2 Lb. Boxes. $1.18 POUND BOX 5 Lb. Boxes, $2.95 The Kiddies' Own Christmas Package A real treasure chest for the little folks, ti*.?3i individual packages put in inrpe contain? er with beautifully decorated coyer. Contents ?re as fol? lows: 1 Pkg. Milk Choco!::te W.ifer.?. Old Fashion Clear Candy rind Chocolate Chips, Milk Chocolate Santa Ci a tu or Silver B-!ts, 5 little Milk Choce: "nt? figures o? St. Nich? olas, 2 Santa Claus Loftypops, 1 Box Old Fashion Clear Candy Toys, 1 Pkg. Chocolate Cream Drops, 1 Pkg. Special Mixed Candy, 1 Cake Sweet Chocolate, 1 Pkg. Chewing Gum and 1 cunning Celluloid Santa Cirrus Toy. PACKAGE ri*-? COMPLETE *P ?*? ? Assorted Chocolates POUND $! BOXES !s> While They Last Milk Chocolate Covered Maraschino Cherries lb. box ^SC The Specified Weight Include* the Container. St. Nicholas Family Package Lithographed in Holly and Poinsettia design; containing >??.? Lh. Bo?c Special Assorted Chocolates, % Lb. Box Old Fashion Clear Candy, 4 Lofty pops, Assortment of Snooth Almonds, Salted Nuis, Silver Bells, Milk Chocolate Cher ries. Chocolate Covered Nuts. Assorted Mints and Chewing Kisses, in ?mailer boxes, hand? somely ornamented in Santa Claus designs. PACKAGE . fl?** COMPLETE H*>w* For the benefit of those who were unable to make their purchases before Christmas, we wish to announce that our stores will be open Christmas Day.