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Stillman Suit Shield ?Helen? family Identity of Society Woman Said To Be Old Friend of Financier to Remain Hidden at Trial Jewel Purchases Listed If Traced to Mrs. Leeds May Bolster Charge of Alienation of Affections "Helen.'' named with "Clara** and Mrs. Florence Lawlor as a co-re ? pondent by Mrs. Anne Urquhart Still nun in her answer to James A. Still man's divorce suit, was said yesterday to be an old friend of the financier, bot not an intimate one. It was added that he knew "Helen" years ago, but knowledge of recent meetings of Mr. Stillman and "Helen" was denied. it was said too that the divorce case probably would go to a finish without the identity of "Helen" be? coming known. Unless her name is drawn out by examination in some way not now expected it was said that at? torneys on both sides would be con? tent to permit her to remain a mys? tery so f?r as her family is concerned. To Tell of Argument on Yacht She is one of the most interesting figures in the divorce tangle, as she is well known in society. Witnesses for Mrs. Stillman will swear, it is reported, that Mr. Stillman has been seen re? cently in the company of "Helen," and one witness, an employee of Mr. Still? man on the Modesty, is expected to testify that Mrs. Leeds and "Helen" had an argument aboard the yacht, where it is asserted Mrs. Leeds ob? jected to '?Helen's" presence. Counsel for the banker apparently are inclined to place little credence in these alienations. Much has been said ?bout women and the yacht, it was pointed out yesterday, and at one time ten women were mentioned. When it came to making specific charges, how? ever, only two besides the original co? respondent, Mrs. Leeds, was named in the answer. John F. Brennan, leading counsel for Mrs. Stillman, said yesterday that he expected to open his side of the case July 13. when the hearings are re? sumed. The defense is reported to be in possession of sales slips from New York jewelry stores showing that Mr. Stillman made heavy purchases of jewelry, and it is charged that these 'were gifts for Mrs. Leeds. One gold mesh bag, it was said, was left to be pot with brilliants forming the letters ?P. H. L." These purchases of jewelry have amounted since 1910 to more than ??7,460. It is charged that $16,050 worth has been purchased by Mr. Still? man this year. Besides the mesh bag and a diamond rosary, on which no value has been placed, Mr. Stillman's purchases of jewelry and the dates are listed by the defense as follows: Jama-- II 1910, diamond studded watch with chain.*?'??? T!jn,. r 118, diamond chain. l.suu Jane 2?. '.il?, diamond rosary. November 16, 131$, diamond rms.. 1,500 }?av ?8, 1919. Kold mesh bag (Ini? tialed ' p. a. u"). 24, 1920, emerald sleeve . II,400 June, 1920, diamond bar pin. 1.000 1920, diamond cross. ? i? January 22, 1921, ivory vanity case. 6&0 Mav .21, r^arl and diamond SL;/ .... .2.000 1 diamond bar pin. 2.000 I, emerald rinK. 7.400 ?1, diamond ring. 4.00U Mr. Stillman was questioned at the last hearing regarding these supposed purchases and refused to answer many of the questions on the grounds that to do so might incriminate him. He did, however, answer when John E. Mack said: "Mr. Stillman do you know what a rosary it The reply wm: "Yes, it is a string of beads which is used by devout Catholics to assist them in making their devotions." Tracing Mrs. Leeds'? Wealth The sales slips which the defense de? clares it has found serve Mrs. Still? man two purposes. She may produce them as evidence in defense of her hus? band's charges, and they reveal to har property which Mrs. Leeds may possess. Mr. Brennan is known to have been keen in his investigation of all moneys and property possessed by Mrs. Leeds as he contemplates bringing suit in Mrs. Stillman s behalf against Mrs. Leeds on a charge of alienation of af? fections. It has been reported that this action will ask for $500,000. Mr. Brennan is declared to be quite sure that while Mrs. Leeds once worked \ for a modest salary as an actress, she now is possessed of between $500,000 and $1,000,000. Anti-Fight Forces Plan To Stop Labor Day Bout The International Reform Bureau, *meh attempted to prevent the Car Peatier-Dempsey tight in Jersey City on ?Saturday and tried unsuccessfully k? bring about the arrest of Dempsey ?kirn batt,e> is cooperating with me Clergymen's Community Club in Jersey City in an effort to prevent the ??ht planned to be held in the same wena on Labor Day. A conference ?ill be held some time to-day for the Purpose of formulating a plan of cam? paign. Herbert Clark Gilson, attorney for we International Reform Bureau, who ?Witnessed the fight on Saturday after? noon, occupying a ringside seat, and *nn later tried to have Dempsey ar? rested or a charge of assault and bat? tery, said yesterday that he would take ?o further steps to obtain the arrest of l'empsey or to prevent the Labor Day ??ht until after the conference had ?een held. Where it would be held was not stated. About one hundred persons were Present at a meeting yesterday of the Wergymen'3 Community Club held in thi Westminster Church. No action ^as taken pending the conference with tn? bureau. ? ? Lost Girl, Found Crying, Says She Was Kidnaped fSev^nteen-ycar-old Lillian, Sentner, M Eldridge Street, whose mother, J5*\ Solomon Sentner, had reported r to the police as missing Friday, ?as found last night by Patrolman ?so She w?s in a hallway at 166 '?ridge Street, crying. She said she ?drs^ra,d to go home. h,,. V" Blen> *he said, had kidnaped tw>a,"ia!' aut?mobile in Bond Street. ear Broadway, about 7: ?50 p. m. last ?hew' Until Thursday- she said f'ift ttS ' Pr*8?ner in a house in ?4.'"ninth Street and was attacked by wa*. L "? Thursday, she said, she wventh S?t0 a house in West Eiehty ?ttari, j L reet' where two other men ^t her. ?rd,evWab -Dt;rr??tted to leave the house Horn? ? 8aid- but wa? afraid to go fat!? , 'ente<l a room at 117th ?h? ?H i.Park Ave?e. Last night, P0Rnin'r.8he,rnUatered up courage to, she Urf' iut her nerve failed her when A ak? 'imost reached her doorstep. ?errobor?^ uho exa?ned her partly migrated her story. Troops Guard Kentucky Judge At Trials of Whisky Outlaws Special Diepatch to The Tribune LEXLNGTON, Ky., July 3.? Toiling over the mountains from Louisa, Ky., to-night, are fifty members of the Louisa Cavalry Troop, state guard, to guard the Elliott County Circuit Court judge, Allen Cisca, and his court offi? cials during the trials of many cases involving moonshining, bootlegging of whisky and general outlawry! The trials are scheduled to begin to? morrow. The cavalrymen should arrive late to-night, though their progress is slow, according to reports, for fear of possible bidden outlaws firing into the party as thev traverse the mountain passways. Elliott County's capital is Sandy Hook, a village of three or four hundred persons. It is far from the beaten track and within a few miles of the place a strongly organized band of desperadoes is declared to have head? quarters. These outlaws make moonshine whisky and bootleg their product. Some officials are afraid of the gang, and not long ago Judge Cisco was com? pelled to punish a sheriff's officer who failed to serve papers on some of th? lawbreakers. As the term of court approached mer who might be expected to be called foi jury service received threats, while those known to be witnesses likewise were menaced. The situation has growr so serious that almost a condition o insurrection exists, and Governor Mor row, on Judge Cisco's appeal, decide? to take no chances. Judge Cisco say: ! one man has already been murdered because he betrayed a moonshine band. Several murders have been committed in Elliott County, and not one of the slayers has been captured. Some of the mr.n-killers are reported with the outlaws in the mountain fast? nesses. Efforts to dislodge the band ! would be fruitless because of the scores of places in the county where hiding would be easy. The desperadoes subsist through levies laid on the pro? visions of their friends and with gooda purchased through occasional trips of lesser known members to the settle? ments. Sandy Hook will be guarded from all angles to prevent any outbreak. Guards will search every person who tries to enter the courtroom and a force will be kept about the streets. The cavalry? men will camp in their pup-tents. Judge Cisco in his appeal to Gover? nor Morrow pointed out that his court could not open to-morrow unless troops were given hin? The judge himself will be given command of the guards. The town is reported to-night to be in a state of excitement. The inhabi? tants were just learning of the coming of the troops. SANDY HOOK, Ky., July 3.-Twenty two members of Troop C, Kentucky Na? tional Guard, of Louisa, arrived here late to-day to guard the Elliott County Courthouse during the trials of a num b?r of alleged bootleggers and moon? shiners, to begin in the Circuit Court to-morrow morning. Hays Charges Profiteering In Postal Bank (Continued from paga one) other banks is in direct proportion to 1 the attention given postal savings and ; the number of postal savings de? positors. "With $161 000,000 on deposit last \ year from 508,000 depositors, and with the law providing that 2 per cent in? terest be paid, the government, be- \ cause of the system, paid less than lVa per cent interest to those de- ? positors and by redepositing at 2% per cent made a net profit over all in? terest payments' and expenses of $1,720,000. Charges Profiteering "This was sheer profiteering. This money belonged to the depositors. The certificates issued unequivocally pledge 2 per cent interest and fail to say any? thing whatever about no interest being paid if the deposits are not left a year. "The government is not in the bank? ing business for profit. The govern? ment is in tnc banking business to ? facilitate and increase the national ' savings and to promote economy and thrift. The postal savings has not scratched th-? surface, notwithstanding the magnificent conception of public duty that inspired its founding. "Postal savings will not compete with savings banks. We do not want depositors from savings banks. But there is a tremendous hoarded wealth in the country, estimated by many well informed at a billion dollars. The savings banks cannot bring it out. ' The i postal savings has not yet brought it ] out. Nothing can bring it out, but the i faith in the security of the government ? of the United States and a larger in- i terest return on ,the deposits and the acquainting of the holders with our purpose and their opportunity. "This we hope to do. This money is needed in circulation now. If a billion dollars can be brought out of stockings and closets and saved from waste and ?wild cats' it will do incalculable good. It will make general bank depositors and ultimate government bond owners out of the timorous; it will give small capital a chance for an honest return the same as large capital; it will fur? nish the tonic to conclude the business convalescence in the country and will heip make economy and thrift a na? tional trait much needed. "We believe this can be done. First, the government must stop profiteering and the interest rate should be in? creased from 2 to 3 per cent, with a C? mpensatory rate charged the banks where the funds are redeposited. The method of computing the interest should be reformed so that the depos? itors shall receive interest on funds held less than one year. Joint and trust funds should be allowed and the youth limit should be removed. Sav? ings should be received at 50,000 in? stead of 6,300 postoffices, and fourth class pastmasters should be fairly com? pensated for handling the business. The funds should be redeposited in the local banks where collected and a more liberal arangement perfected for de? pository banks to qualify. And the system should be reorganized at the top with an enlarged board of direct? ors, into which the Federal Reserve Bank may be brought. "There is a lot of business in this country that is really sick, still stag? gering with the shell-shock of war and the debauch of extravagance, but. there is a good deal more that is merely malingering. What we need more than anything else is the common sense of courage and confidence. There is, of course, the greatest era of expansion and prosperity ahead that the world has ever seen. Every one knows this and the only question discussed is when it will start. Well, it's time to go out and get it. This we propose to help do." -a Crowd Attacks Alleged Pickpockets on Elevated Passengers on a Fulton Street Brooklyn "L" train yesterday after? noon received a thrill when two al? leged pickpockets were captured after one of them attempted to escape. When the cause of the ensuing excitement was learned the prisoners were rough? ly handled by the infuriated holiday crowd. Detective James Santley, of the pickpocket squad in the Manhattan division, boarded a train at Court Street. He took up a station on the j platform of a rear car and soon no? ticed the suspicious actions of two men I near him. Just after leaving Cumberland ! Street he saw one of the suspects try '. to relieve an Italian on the opposite : platform of the contents of his hip - pocket. The train stopped at Vander ! but Avenue and Santley at once fol i lowed his man, who left it at that ! station. Santley caught him just be I fore he passed the gate. Then the de 1 tective returned to his original po i sition and arrested his captive's | partner. The passengers began to a? ! tack the prisoners, who lost their hats in the struggle that followed. Santley I clung to his men, however, and landed ?item in the Poplar Street station house, where he entered a cnarge of attempted grand larceny against them. They gave their names as William Morr-K 7?0 East l?S2d Street, and Harry Lacker, 105 East Ninety-ninth Street, both of Manhattan. They said they were born in Russia, were married ?\nd were barbers. They will appear in court this morning. Flyer, Lost in Fog With Fight Photos, Hits House C. J. Zimmerman Wrecks Plane in Attempt to Rush Pic? tures to Liner C. J. Zimmerman, who started out from Jersey City in a flying boat Satur? day soon after the fight to deliver pic? tures of the bout to the outward-bound steamship Zeeland, was lost, all night in a fog, and discovered his where- j abouts only after he had crashed into a house on Oak Island, near Fire Island, about dawn. Fellow aviators had become alarmed for his safety, and had asked the Naval Communications Service to aid in a search for him. He set a course, he said, which shculd have brought him up with the Zeeland in about two j hours. Within a few minutes of the start, however, he ran into a fog bank, which enveloped him for hours. About dawn he caught a glimpse of Oak Island beneath him and attempted a landing. His machine struck a house and was wrecked. Zimmerman escaped unhurt and started for New York as soon as he had notified his worried as? sociates of his safety. Pictures of the fight were delivered successfully to the pilot boat New York by Delos Thomas, another avia? tor. a - Boy, 7, Killed Fighting; Body Flung in Pond DAYTON. Ohio, July 3.?The nude body of Henry Bievins, seven years old, was found floating in Bimm Pond here late to-day with the neck broken, police say. as the result of a fight with sev? eral companions. Bievins was reported missing late yesterday. One of the lads is said to have hit young Bievins, who fell. As he wa? getting up one of the boys admitted striking him over the back of the neck with an iron bar. according to the police. The body was then thrown into the pond. All of the boys were nude. They took Blevins's clothes and rushed away, alraid to notify the authorities, the police were told. Fail to Find Mrs. Oakley Special Dispatch to The Tribune ATLANTIC CITY, July 3.?The po? lice to-day extended their search for Mrs. Lawrence Oakley, of Mamaroneck, N. Y.. who has been missing from her hotel here since last Thursday, to in? clude twelve cities. A nation-wide hunt will be started in a few days, it was announced, if Mrs, Oakley is not found. Mrs. Oakley loft her hotel at 0:30 o'clock on Thursday morning for the Boardwalk, with the expressed inten? tion of going bathing. She has not been seen since. The theory that she has been drowned has been acted upon by the police, but no bath house has been located in which the missing wo? man left her clothing. This has led to the belief that Mrs. Oakley, suffer? ing from aphasia, may have gone to iome other city. Death Gaining On Two Women In Poison Pact Mother and Daughter Will Not Live Unless Change in Condition Conies in 21 Hours, Says Physician Both Silent on the Cause Hushand Visits the Younger Victim and Couple Are Reconciled at Hospital Still clasping a baby's shoe and a soft red rubber toy dog in her arms, Henrietta Weiss, the twenty-year-old wife who entered into a suicide pact with her mother last Thursday night, lies at Bellevue Hospital battling for her life. Her one thought is for the older woman, Mrs. Frances Weiss, who is at Flower Hospital, and whose chances of recovery are still more slen? der. Unless there is a change in their condition within the next twenty-four hours, both women will die, Dr. A. J. Greenberger, of 129 West. Forty-sixth Street, said last night. Although strenuous efforts are being made to counteract the effect of the twelve tablets of bichloride of mercury taken by the two women, the poison has been gaining in the fight for life. Mrs. Frances Weiss, the older woman, was too ill to be moved to Bellevue with her daughter. When it was pro? posed yesterday that Mrs. Henrietta Weiss should be taken to s sanatorium the Bellevue authorities decided that her condition was too serious to permit her departure. Both Women Are Silent Both of them are obstinately silent on their attempt to commit suicide at the Commodore Hotel. Dr. Greenber? ger, who employed Mrs. Frances Weiss as office nurse and assistant, said last night that he could not understand what led them to take this action. The ? mother always had seemed to him to be quite cheerful and had worked for him up to the day she tried to take her life, he said. It is alleged that a disagreement be? tween Mrs. Henrietta Weiss and her husband, Mortimer Weiss, of 46 Fort Washington Avenue, is at the bottom of the trouble. The mother told Dr. Greenberger and others that her i daughter had quarreled with Weiss. He left home on Thursday night, taking with him their little son, Robert. In her delirium the young mother has called for her child and has cried pite ously over any attempt to take away from her his shoe and his toy dog.. Mortimer Weiss, who has the child and is staying with his mother, Mrs. Carryl Weiss, at 600 West End Avenue, went to Flower Hospital, and later to Bellevue, when she was moved there, to see his wife. It is understood that, there was a reconciliation between them yesterday and that as soon as she is well enough her little son will be brought to her bedside. Mortimer Weiss refuses to discuss the matter. His mother is also silent as to the cause of the quarrel. Mother Worries Over Daughter Neighbors of Mrs. Frances Weiss, who lived at the Hotel Remington. I said yesterday that she had appeared to be worried about her daughter for some time past and that she was con? tinually saying that a mother's sole care should be for her child. There was a strong bond of love between the two, which is regarded as the .only ex? planation of the mother entering into a death pact with her daughter. Each is now filled with anxiety lest the other one should not recover. The daughter lies white and quiet, taking little interest in anything. In the first stages of her illness she be? lieved that her baby died on Thursday night. She now knows that he is alive and she asks for him frequently. On their way to the hospital both mother and daughter vigorously protested that they did not want to live and that if they recovered the'y would do the same, thing all over again. -? Body Found Near Store After Policeman Fires at Robber Joseph J. Kane, twenty-five years old, who was found dead in a court? yard adjoining Frederick Feldman's store at 7 West Forty-first Street, yes? terday morning, died from a bullet wound, according to the autopsy held later. Kane's body was discovered after Patrolman John A. Kelly, of the West Forty-seventh Street police station had fired two shots at a man he saw I emerging from a rear window of the I store. The police records show that | Kane had served two prison terms for 1 grand larceny. Harrim?n National Bank Fifth Avenue and 44th Street New York How Is Business? ?.u Pror"inent merchant sitting in conference lately with heads of important businesses was naturally asked how business was. "I have no fault to find," he replied. "Under con? ditions as they exist, which I know are bound to change for the better, I am satisfied. I think the country as a whole is doing exceedingly well." This merchant went on to say that perhaps their trouble was not so much with their business as with their methods, perhaps some defect in organization which would tell particularly in these times, possibly poor economy or financing, or perhaps not the needed merchandise. Generally speaking, the common inquiry, "How is business? is answered by the condition of the busi? ness of the inquirer. As a rule, the man whose par? ticular line of business does not happen to be good at the time does not make this inquiry; he makes an assertion. The man who asks is doing a satisfactory business and is desirous of checking up with the other fellow. Some day business will revive in earnest The revival will not be recognized until it is well alon? on its way, just as now people are talking depression wnen it w safe to believe that its worst period is over But we shall always have some drawback to our com? plete happiness. Man never is but always to be blessed. If it is not the election, the state of the ex? changes, the depression in the stock market the weather, then it is something less important which looms large for ?ack of a standard of comparison We are governed by the psychology of the moment. ' IANKIK6 MQURS FROM 8 t'Ct-tO? ?. M. T? 8 ?CLOCK P M SAFE lEPeJlT VAULTS OPEN FROM ? *VwKWi?t Liquor Suspects Beat Policeman Unconscious Knock Him Down With Bottle and Kick Him When He Tries to Arrest Them George Burton, a patrolman attached i to the 10th inspection district, was J beaten into insensibility early yeater- I day morning when he tried to arrest ? two men in Ray's Hotel, East Ninety- j sixth Street and the Canarsie Shore, j Canarsie, on a charge of violating the j dry law. He is at St. Mary's Hospital, j Brooklyn, suffering from severe lacera? tions of the scalp and abrasions of the body. George Tripp, a riveter, of 185 Fox hall Street, and Charles Beck, a prod- ] uce peddler, of 19 High Street, Mas- j peth, were arrested and charged with felonious assault. According to De? tectives Harry Beck and William Don- I nelly the men attacked the policeman, j who was in civilian clothes. Burton j had seen the men pour liquid from a | flask into glasses and he informed j them they were under arrest. One of ! them, it is alleged, struck Burton with a bottle, knocking him down. Both then beat and kicked the policeman un? til he became unconscious, it is charged. Girls Asking Funds For Jobless Jailed; Judge Is Indignant I Sweelser Calls Arrest of Trio in Ferry Crowds Outrage; ; Two Locked Up for Night i on Obscure Complaint! Three young girls were arrested by the police while they were soliciting funds in the ferry crowds on Saturday for an institution that is aiding the unemployed. One of the girls was able to procure bail, but the other two, failing to get a hearing at the Women's Night Court, were locked up in a station house all night. Yester? day, in the Tomb3 court, Magistrate ; Sweetser characterized the arrests as ? outrageous. The girls are Daisy Russell, eighteen ? years old; Marcia Phillips, twenty, and | Winifred Millard, twenty-one, and they were arrested, respectively, at the i Christopher Street, Chambers Street ; and Desbrosses Street ferries. They 1 had tin boxes for collecting coins from i the crowds. Patrolman Albert Ditt- j mar made the arrests. At the Charles Street station a ? friend of Miss Millard's put up bail, j Miss Russell and Miss Phillips were j taken to the Women's Night Court, where their lawyer was unable to get a hearing, and w-ere then sent back to the Charles Street station and locked up for the night. Yesterday Magistrate Sweetser, to whose court the girls were taken, pa? roled them for a hearing on Wednes? day, saying that the cause of the ar? rests seemed obscure. Harry C. Messervy, of the Timely Service Society, 13 West Forty-sixth Street, for which the girls were col? lecting, said yesterday that the society had a farm at Blackwell's Mills, N. J., where unemployed men could _ stay until work was found for them. Farm? ers came there from all directions, he said, to engage farm help. Meyer Inquiry To Hunt Better Borough Plan (Continued from p?0? one) ence in this matter, it is reported, re? sulted in a saving of upward of $16,500 to the city. Senator Meyer's announcement that the committee would consider charter revision this summer indicated that it is to be the committee's chief con? structive work. "Of course, our committee has not yet reached any determination on so momentous a problem," said Senator Meyer. "We shall give it the closest study possible. But meanwhile- it is interesting to note the attitude adopted toward it by the various charter re? vision commissions, beginning with the first Ivina commission of 1907. Bor? ough autonomy, as is generally known, 1 think, was a device nit upon by the drafters of the original charter of the greater city, the charter of 1896, to reconcile the conflicting jealousies of the boroughs, and especially of Brook? lyn. There can be no doubt that the five separate borough organization? make for a considerable increase in municipal expenditures. Yet it may well bo that upon close examination of all the facts the devolution of powers and responsibilities secured through this system will counterbalance its ex? travagances. "On this question of local autonomy the commission of 1907 remarked that it 'has worked very well in some, very badly in others, and really satisfacto? rily in none of the boroughs. While the Mayer is regarded as the responsible head of the city government, he i: powerless?except to the extent of his three votes in the Board of Estim?t? and Apportionment?in all matters o? public improvements.' "The Ivins commission, apparently was disposed to doubt seriously th? value of borough autonomy, but it rec ognized the difficulties which would b? offered by weaker boroughs to any prop osition to centralize municipal adminis tration. Leaned to Centralization "Consequently, the Ivins eommissioi reported for its continuation, but in ; modified form. 'Either the city mus become, in fact, a metropolis or it mus sink to the position of a mere confed eration of localities. The eommissioi conceives the difficulty of arriving at ; satisfactory solution of this problerr but it is convinced that economy, prope civic pride and the interests of the cit as a whole will be best encouraged an promoted by devolving a large part o the powers of the present separate boi ough governments upon central govern i tig departments.' "The Ivins commission emphasize very strongly the unwisdom of givin Borough Presidents, as administrativ officers, the right to sit in the Board c Estimate as appropriating officers to ai thorize their own expenditures. It suf gested in place of this system that eac borough should elect a representative 1 sit in the Board of Estimate, who! functions should be limited to that pu: pose. The opinion of the commissic of 1907 was reiterated by the commii sion of 1908, which drafted a chart* along the lines drawn by the first con mission. This second commissic summed up in its report accompanyir the new charter its views on the who system of representing the boroughs the Board of Estimate through the Bo ough Presidents as follows: " 'The experiment of electing borous; representatives as financial officers Carpentier Wins Fight In "Pirate" Newspaper - GENEVA, July 3 (By The As- ; scciated Press).?A "pirate" newspaper which appeared for the first and last time last night under the title Le3 Nouvelles Sportives published a long and vivid account of how Carpentier defeated Dempsey by a knockout blow within thirty seconds after the fighters entered the rjng. The newspaper was eagerly purchased by rejoicing crowds in the caf?s and hotels. When reliable newspapers, an hour later, announced Dempsey's victory, the majority refused to believe the news. Geneva only learned the news definitely this morning. L___ vote appropriations and as administra? tive officers to spend appropriations voted to themselves was vioiative of two fundamental principles inherent in our system, namely, that appropriat? ing officers should never be expending officers and that administrative officers should be, not elective, but appointive, and be at all times clearly within the sphere of unitary executive responsi? bility.' "The Hammond charter of 1910 was practically a modification of the Ivins charter. But the Gaynor charter dif? fered very materially from the pre? ceding attempts at charter making. It increased largely the powers of the Mayor, decreasing in proportion those of the Comptroller and Board of Alder? men. Conversely, it increased the powers of the borough presidents. And this latter, particularly, was addition? ally emphasized in the following Cul len-Foley charter, which took from the Governor his power of removal, not only of the borough presidents, but of the Mayor, President of th<e Board of Aldermen and Comptroller. It perpetu? ated the existing borough system and also gave to the borough presidents power to compel the payment of bills against the city without prior audit by the Comptroller. ''The most impressive fact in study? ing charter revision is the difference in viewpoint concerning^ the future of borough government. It will be of exceptional interest to all citizens to find out exactly how popular opinion tc-day regards this problem as old as the greater city."' Girl Missing Since June 27 Had Coney Island Appointment Lillian Harf, eighteen years old, daughter of Morris Harf, of 62 Allen Street, disappeared on June -7 from her home, it was learned yesterday. The girl returned home from work on that day and gave her mother her week? ly salary, did soma housework and then told her parents that she would go out for a walk. She never has come back. Her father learned that on the day of her disappearance two young men went to her shop and made an appointment to meet her at Coney Isl? and. The girl has blond hair, blue eyes and is said to be pretty. At the time of her disappearance she wore a brown dress with ruffled cuffs and collar. New York Gift Reaches Dublin DUBLIN, July 3.?The collection of ?15,000 made by school children of New York for the Irish White Cross reached Dublin to-day. French Press and j Public Still Loval To Their Champion Carpentier Laud?ed as Great Fighter Who Went Up Against "Stone Wall"; Rumor of Idol's Death PARIS. July 3 fby The Associated Press).?The superiority of Jack Demp? sey, world's heavyweight boxing cham oion, over Georges Carpentier, th? French idol, was accepted frafckly by the newspapers to-day. The press and public, however, remain loyal to Car? pentier, who still is lauded as a great fighter who went against a "stone wall." The newspapers all adopt a light ? tone and refuse to treat the French champion'B defeat as a national calam? ity, L'Oeuvre says: "The Americans i win with Dempsey, and the British with j Lemonora, but we will hold the cham j pionship of Verdun." (Lemonora, Eng \ lish colt, owned by J. Watson, won the \ Grand Prix de Paris, of 400,000 francs i on Sunday last.) Albeit there was marked depression ?? in the editorial comment on the fight i and some traces of bitterness, the hu i moristic note predominated, many of the writers apparently awakening to the realization that they had been giv ' ing the fight too much prominence and | evidently desiring to get it off the ??rs? ; page as soon as possible. The usual rumor, which unfailingly has been in circulation here after each ; big championship fight, to the effect . that the defeated fighter was dead, spread throughout Paris this morning and The Associated Press telephone , was kept busy denying the rumor. There was one feature of the fight on which all thirty-two of the Paris i newspapers agreed, namely, that each : was the first to give Paris the news , of the fight result. French interest ? in the bout was indicated by columns of the French page space as compared with a brief and almost perfunctory announcement of the return of Madum? Curie, the eminent scientist, with the ; gram of radium presented by American 1 women, which had been expected to be a great occasion. in its comment the Temps says: I "When Carpentier knocked out Joe ; Beckett and Bombardier Wells we did not believe at that time it was revenge ; for Waterloo. We fail to see why the fact that Dempsey stowed away our champion should be a canse for na? tional mourning." Germans Elated Over Demp?<rr Bv WireUee to The Tribune Copyright, 1921, New York Tribune Inc. BERLIN', July 3.?The German press hailed Dempsey's victory over Carpen ! tier with much satisfaction. The Lokal : Anzeiger says: "Dempsey's victory was a great and weii deserved blow to French conceit." Sure Relief BI.M-ANS ?FOR INDIGESTION THIS ESTABLISHMENT CLOSED TODAY, JULY 4th NEW YORK "THE PARIS SHOP OF AMERICA" PARIS Removal Sales Begin Tuesday, July 5th Preparatory to occupying our new build? ing, now being erected at Fifth Avenue at Fifty Sixth and Fifty Seventh Streets. Every Tailored or Costume Suit, Coat or Coat-Wrap, Gown, Frock, Fur Coat, Coatee or Neck? piece is included in the Sale at very marked reductions?in many instances HALF and LESS THAN HALF former prices will prevail. 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