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Draws Charges
0fLaw\ iolation
Tinkham Agserta in House
lhal lhe Anti - Saloon
League Concealetl Con?
gress Election Expenses
Inquiry Futile, He Says
Ibject Obedienee of Most
Representatives Prevents
Real Probe, Hc Declares
WASHINGTON, April 4.?Demand for
Investigation by the Department of
rges that the Anti-Sa
loon League of America had failed to
npaign expenditures ns re
r, ... ,-;. - tl e ??? i ? up! practices act
. as , . Housi to day b> Rep
? ., Tinkham, Republican, of
"'. sachusetts.
Makii - thi chargi himself, Mr.
-. .... declared I * ? ild be "abso
lat ' - expect ;m \n\ estiga -
Lon by C< gi " the coni
?e ,-,.: ti of 1 n House bj '
Lati-Saloon League and its abject
-. . nee to the dictates of the league. '
Mr. Tinkham charged specifically
? a' thi li igue had violated th-' cor
;? practices act by not making re
? irns from 1910, theyear of the law's
until 1920; by nol giving
- e ?:, .- and addresses of all per
. .-: ? ng $10 - ? i ? ire in the re
turns ri led by Wayn< B. Wheeler, it^
general counsel, "under protest" in
... the non-reporting under
of 1 he league in
West ' - - Maryland, Wisconsin,
i Oregon and lowa.
t ongressional Election Charges
"i - ? ?- fail .*? also was charged
oy th'- House member
"to filc return with the clerk of the
House of ' M M'e.i r state
..- of f ' ??? which received
or disbursed money in connection with
the Congressional electiqn in 1920,
notably ;;- state of New York, Penn?
sylvania an innei ota."'
' "Thi n (ords i f the clerk of fcho
Housi failure of the, league
and its :" obey Federal
ta! iti v kham declared. "Not
t nly in many."
Tl - Mi - ? ? member said he
iles red to tt< nf ion to a leaflet
led b.\ Parker Shields,
superini the Tennessee Anti
League, asking for contribu?
tions, which, he said, contained this
statement:
"A number of Congressmen who hold
balance of power and pile up ma
?oritie* ir Congress come from the
Scuthern ar.d Western states, where
money for organization and educational
purposes is scarce. They always had
tohave help from the National League.''
"This - ; : iv clearly," the Mas
sachusetts Representative decl*red,
"that thi '<? -Saloon League was
-*?? naticallj nd liberally fianacing
Congret onal campaigns 'nnd placii-.g
? ongrei ' ic United States un
- ?' gal vote in Congress in
accordance "i'.i its dictation."
Mr. Tinkhai also read from the
- see leaflef that funds from that
tate also he pi ? '?? provide for the
naintenance of the national organiza
tion and for the Washington office,
"under the verj successful manage
ment of the Hon. Wayne B.
Wheeler, one ' c greatest diplomats !
and atton . in America." It alao j
ated thal ? n this oliice needed i
gis al . ? iated, a const.ant j
watch -.- ke] I on the actions of Con- |
i.r^'-.s 1. ? posif ion appears !
re ftashed to every j
? I lion."
(.ongressional Inaction
publication, Mr. i
Tinkh tn ...;'':
"It ui ?'..!! be interesting '
to t'ne country to learn that legislation
ii initiat tl nat ional offlce of the j
Anti-Salooi League of America in
Washingtoi and nol in the Congress ]
Cniti
"Thi ? ?' To what degradation, |
to ? ? has Congress j
. ' shanii ? an be thus j
heralded t< th world! rirerc, verily,
ai ? ? ? titutions and free :
? ' ; ardice, has < ompleted ,
or."
? 1 I is gctn ral ? b
,i ; - as worth
1 1 '? <' Rev, Sam W. 1
of the National Re- |
'' wa i quoted i
;' n W paper a. saying
ation had "a pledged I
an two I
nnd that it
' " m nd if in the next
- -
Representative
. ' ? somewhat ex
' ? tatement from
10 was si ated in the j
etts mem- 1
ately Mr. Tinkham i
! 7i:::- prcpared address Mr.
tati . nt, declar- j
nK "Mi. rinkham'i 1 ttack on the J
mf -.'oon League in committee and j
'?-. thi House ia simply part of the wet I
P^paga ? beer ar.d wine amend- !
ment.
. Hri r- ' hat most of t.he state !
,)rar,ii;' "? I e 1 igue had not filed !
J?mPa : tun reports "because '
: ?'"'? ?' ?? ' ' require state organ
it thi election of |
' '"?-", 1 01 v one state to file
reports. '
Democrats Win in Hartford
HARTFORD, Conn April 4.?Rich
8r<- J- "h Ha, Democrat, was elected '?
Hiyor of Hartford in the city election I
to-day. Hc defeated Anson T. McCook, j
Republican, by a plurality of more '
than 3,000. I
? rmer Mayor, will suc- ;
[:X\. 5Ia ' ? ton C. Brainard, Rc
danger ? -.,
tati
Attacks
Layin;: 1
Dyed
Blue Fox
Scarves-$35
A low price in-ieor! for the neurf
;?'' as pro en :he seneation of
"J* ???<????? The s' fr. Btlken fur
red fox <.v<.d
?'i.-.-t the thing for your
'?r-'-'- tnilleij ,- . ? ?.<* Floor.
i872?Golden Anniversary Year?1922
590,
to 60th?Lex. to 3d Are.
Farmers Seek Tariff Wall
Against Eggs From China
Spokesman to Give Statistics
of Important State Industry
At Washington Hearings
SVRACUSE, V V., Aprii _.l_Ade
quate protection for the poultry in*
dustry of Now _\>rk State in (he Por
manent tariff law will be sought for
Bureau Federation. S. i, strlvln?T
president of tho federation, eftfo.
Washington to-day to press demands
V'-r' ..rm?nt .he s,at" ^r reason'
Se'lng^fd.^01"110" M h?arln*? ?ow
China is flooding tho C0Untry with
eggs at prices destructive to the do*
mestic industry. Mr. StrivhW said
rputry husbandrv is ono of th0 state's
most valuable farm Industries, hc
shelled be give^ M, ^ngas ??
Lasker Ur&es
Ship Bill as
War Defense
(Con;inii"d from p.q? onei
j gram nnd its cost is too well known to
Congress to need stressing. With the
: ending of the war. realizing our world
trade needs, Congress passed the very
; beneficent merchant marine net of 1920,
' known as the Jones act. Tho purpose'
of this legislation among other things
: was to provide for the temporary oper
I al ...: b> the government of such ships
as were necessary to maintain and de
velop trade routes not. eovered by pri
j vate enterprisc, and to enable the gov- '
\ ernment to dispose of its war-built ton?
nage to private owners.
"Tho act was based nn _ series of
. sound indirect aids, the kevstone of
; the structure being preferential tariffs
l lo inure to goods imported in American
bottoms. The aid of preferential tar?
iffs has not been realized. for reasons'
well known to all, because ol' the decli
tiation of Presidents Wilson and Har
j ding to abrogato those portions of nu- |
merous commercial treaties with for-'
? < ign nr.tions which forbade prefcren- :
| tial treatment of our ships a<* against.
the ships of others, as contemplated
| by Section 34 of tho .lenes act.
"Thus we find ourselves to-day with :
the government owning 1,442 steel i
; ships. aggregating 7,000,000 gross tons* !
[ operating 421 of these ships at an esti- ;
| mated cost to the Treasury tho cominjr
year of $50,000,000, with 1,021 ships I
ticd up. We find private operations j
, as well being conducted at startling
I losscs. due not only to deore.sed world I
conditions, but to the impossibility of
the private owner maintaining himself
| in the face of continued government i
! competition.
Must End l". S. Competition
i.Tl ,*
i ne purpose ot government opera
tion, as defincd by law, was to build
up trade routes in ordor that the gov
ernment ships might thus be sold with
established good wil! tn private own-!
er_. The very method cliosen has!
worked to defcat its own purpose, for
in the upbuilding of those routes thei
government has operated ships, and in
the operation of fhips has driven its!
potential customers fyrgely off the i
seas. Thus we come to cotic.lusions |
from which there can be no oscape
that since continued government oper
ation means finally the possible and j
likely elimination of private operation I
of American ships, a method must be i
devised whereby tho government shall |
end its operation and at the same time j
insurc carriogc of American goods i
under the American flag through pri-'
vate ownership, as contemplated by the
Jones act.
"Europe owes us, governmentally
and privately, some Slo,000,000,000. To ]
pay in gold is impossible; there is not;
that much gold in the world. The only I
way Europe can pay (to such extent as ;
she may pay) will bc in goods, either'
raw materials or manufactured or ?
partly manufactured wares. In turn i
we must find new markets, not only to
absorb the surplus products which Eu?
rope formerly took from us, but to pro-1
vide i'or the sale of the products which!
Europe shall send to us in settlement
of her debt. These products, if in raw j
or partly manufactured state, will he
brought to completed processes by!
American labor, but if permitted to j
flood our own market, and if we do not|
find a foreign sale for them, will so de-|
press the price of wares at home as to j
thrpatcn the prosperity of all of our
workers.
'"These ncwer markets lie acro.s the
ocean to the south in the Western'
Tlomisphcre, to the east in China and]
Srberia. It is the very need of trad->;
in the..e markets that is the inspi/U.-on j
of thr: policy of the open c'-T m tho
Far East, which means sothing more
nor less than fr_t?- ?-?portunity. based
on merit, for exchange of wares."
Taking up "our seas history," Chair?
man Lasker said there could be no re?
turn to the pre-war basis. He declared
foreign trade is now essential to the
entire country and pointed out it was
ncedful for the prosperity of agricul?
ture.
Dealing with tho Great Lakcs-St.
Wireless Light
Claim Called
Revolutionary
?~??.
Electrical Experts Neutral
on Torniadelli Invention,
l>nt Say Vnything May
Happen in Their Field
Await Scientific Details
-_
Prof. Pnpin, of Columbia.
Asserts It Violatea Law of
Conservation of Energy
A careftil neutrality characterized
tiie answers of most of the electrical !
experts who were asked last night to !
comment on tbe Tomadelli "wireless'
Hght," told of in yesterday's Tribune.
lt was the consensus of opinion that
a self-suotaining electric incandesoent
lamp, with the capabilities claimed for
the Tomadelli invention, would, if per-:
fected, be a revolutionary invention,
and it. was agreed that in view of the
extraordinary advances lately made in ,
the electrical field such a thing was by
no means outside the botmds of pos-;
sibility.
Prepared Tor Anythlng
"Anything may happen along tho
lines of electrical invention these
days," declared E. R. Craft, chief en
gineer of the Western Electric Com?
pany. which has particularly intercsted
itself in recent radio developments
'For a century it has been the dream
of scientists to produce 'cold light,'
<uch ns is said to be embodied in the
Tomadelli light, and it would bc of
the greatest importancc if a means has
Lawrence project, hc said the Middle
States would refuse to surrender this
conception until it becomes a reality,
The merchant marine is an indis
pensablc auxiliary to the navy, Mr.
Lasker said.
"There can bc no thought of our
maintaining even the naval tonnage
alloted to us by the limitations agree
meni it we are to have no adequate
auxiliary merchant marine," he said.
Going into the subject of "our pres?
ent situation," Chairrnan Lasker said
the wooden ships must be charged off
practically as an entire loss, "a monu
ment to folly."
Referring to "deficiency in higher
types of ships." he stiid: "The govern?
ment owned steel fleet is divided as
follows: Passenger ships, 500,000 tons
gross; freighters, 6,000,000 tons gross;
tankers, 550,000 tons gross.
"Of the passcnger ships 300,000 tons
are ex-German, of which 110,000 ton6
are so old as to be of no potential con
tinuing value; their life ;? but short,
and they can be, by and large, only
academically considered an asset. Of
fast cargo ships we have but fifteen
ships of a total of 116,000 gross tons.
"In fact, in passcnger tonnage, both
governmental owned and private
owned and including ships designed !
for the short runs to the West Indies, j
we have but. eighty good ships, aggre
gating 600,000 tons", while of fast cargo !
ships of both classes we have but tifty
three ships of 390,000 tons.
"To have a merchant mannc that can I
effectively meet 50 per cent of all our i
peace-time carrying needs we require a j
million and a quarter gross tons of !
passcnger ships and about the same j
amount of the faster cargo ships.
lirges .Sales Abroad
"Of our 6.000,000 tons of freighters!
about half the steel tonnage is good j
tonnage. comparable to the best in the 1
world. The other half ranges from
fair to not usable for mort purposes
and should be either sold abroad in
such trade where we have every assur
ance it will not find itt-elf in competi?
tion with our ships, or dismantled.
"Of the six million tons of freighters
the government possesses, it is the
hopo of the Shipping Board that
ultimately a great measure of the three
million good tons will find itself in
the hands of American owners, should
the legislation here proposed be
adopted.''
Government operation is "inherently
vicious," Mr. Lasker said, and "any
free competition with the privately
owned shipping of the world, through
successful government operation. the
Shipping Board avers, is an impossibil
ity."
He said government operation means
"eventual disappcarance of the fiec.t."
Sale of the government's ships, he h?W,
is impossible without government aid.
Chairrnan Lasker's cro-wu-t-jtanilntition
was not comnleteji. a
Many Sections Pledging
Support to Ship Bill
From thr Tribune's IVasbi'i'jton Durenii
WASHINGTON, April 4. -Steadily in
creasing interest ln the legislation to
aid American shipping is reflected in
reports from different sections of the
country received by the National Mer?
chant Marine Association. The latest
indorsement of the' ship subsidy bill
pending- in Congress come from lllinois,
California, Florida, South Carolina and
Michigan.
The lllinois Manufacturers' Arsccia
(gERGDORF
UOODMAN
616 FIFTH AVENUE
Snd of Season Jur Sale
If we have wha* you want your
purchase will prove a good invest?
ment as the clearance prices are
very low and raw furs are advancing
1 Chmchills evening wrap 105 skins
1 Baby lamb cape ....
1 Broadtail cape ....
1 Very dark mink wrap, fresh skins
1 Dark mink wrap, fresh skins
1 Caracul coat, kolinsky collar
1 Caracul coal, dyed fitch collar
1 Broadtail wrap, tuxedo kolinsky collar
1 Baby lamb dress, very fine quality
1 Broadtail coat ....
1 Russian Ermine, very beautiful wrap
1 Black craracul cape, Leipsic dye
1 Tan caracul cape
1 Tan caracul cape
1 Squirrel wrap
1 Kolinsky wrap
Several mole coats
Several hudson scal coats
$6000
1000
1250
3500
3000
800
550
1500
1000
1200
1400
750
900
400
750
750
$200?250?350
300?400?500
)
i been found to generato light withoul
wasting b grent part of it in heat. I
c&nnot evpre.. H judgment on the
foa.ihihiy of the method proposoil bv
Mr. Tomadelli, becauso ho has not
boen sufflciently oxpIir11. but I feel
that it would takr a very hrash man
lo dn anything more than tako a non*
committal attitude even though he fell
unablo to believe tho roport."
A similar stand was adopted by
Fhilip Torchio, assistant engineer of
the Now Ynrk Edison Companv. Mr.
Torchio said he found it difficult to
give n positive answer to tho question
whether an invention such as Toma
delli's was, or wns not, logically con
ceivable,
"It may woll bo tha* Mr. Tomadelli
has happened upon somo combination
thnt would give tho result-* which he
promisos for his light, perhaps iu the
field of radio activity, which has great
possibilities," ho remarked. "I cannot
attempt to offer a sclentific critlcism
of the method descrlbed, however, as
tliere are not enough facts available
for the formation of h scicntific judg?
ment."
Sa>s It Violates Natural Law
The opposito view was expressed by
Professor Michael I. Pupin, head of
the electro-mechanical rlepartment of
Columbia University, and himself a
prominont inventor of electrical ap?
paratus.
"It is all groundless," he declared
with emphasis. "because the light as
doscrihed violates tho law of conserva
tion of energy, and it is impossible
t" rio that succcssfully."
An official of the Edison Electric
Lamp Company, whose plant is just
across the street from the building
where the Tomadelli Corporation has
its factory, said that while profession
ally hc felt compclled to sav that he
could not deny the possibility of such
a thing as the Tomadelli light being
invented, he thought personally thnt.
the invention, according to reports pub
lished, verged so closely on perpetual
motion as to seem almost incrediblc.!
He added that members of his forco
had observed tho activities iu the
Tomadelli building with curiosity rnri
some time, but. had made no attempt
to aseertain what was taking place, and
only knew that it was closely guarded
by armed patrols.
tion, through a special committee, un
qualifiedly favors the shipping bill.
The association, ono of the largest in
the country, also urges that the need
of immediate action by Congress be
brought to public attention.
The San Erancisco Chamber of Com?
merce indorses the pending bill in its
entirety. It also asks its board of di?
rectors to request the California dele?
gation in Congress to give thr- shipping
legislation its utmost support.
Preservation, for five years at loast.
of the new trade routes established
from .South Atlantic and Gulf ports
by the Shipping Board, is emphasi'zed
in the resolutions adopted by thr Pen
sacola, Fla., Chamber of Commerce.
The Chambers of Commerce of
Memphis, Tenn.; Greenvillo, S. C, and
Battle Creek, Mich., indorsed the ship?
ping bill. The action or these different
bodies follows indorsement by the
Charleston, S. C, Chamber of Com?
merce; the Mississippi Valley Associa?
tion, representing organizations in
twenty-eight states; tho Maritime As?
sociation, of the Boston Chamber of
Commerce; the Norfolk, Va., Trade
Club, and the Philadelphia Bourso.
Blow Halts Attaek 011 Judge
William Maloney, one of five men
who escaped from Raymond Street jail,
Brooklyn, October r;i iast, attempted :
an attaek on Judge ilaskell. in Brook
lyn County Court yesterday, when sen
tenced to serve four years in Sing Sing. j
After the court had passed sentencc
Maloney seized an inkwell from the at
torney's table and attempted to hurl it
at. Judge Haskell. County Clerk Me
Closkey struck Maloney a staggering
blow in the face and court attendants
overpowered him. He was dragged
from the courtroom struggling and
cursing.
George Taylor and Albert Schneidcr
were also sentenced to four and three
years respectively for their share in
the jail delivery.
$6,700,000 20-\ear Bonds
Of Santo Domingo Offered
A new issue of $6,700,000 Dominion
Republic twenty.-year Customs Admin?
istration 5V_ per cent sinking fund'
gold bonds is being offered by a syndi
cate composed of Lee. Higginson __ Co.,!
Dillon, Head _. Co.. Brown Brothers &
Co., and Alex. Brown & Sons. The
bonds are dated March 1, 1022, and are'
due Marcii 1, 1942. They are not call?
able before March 1, 3 031,
For the last fourteen and onc-half
years .!:? ennua! average customs
;?.T<-nues have amounted to over twice.
present interest and tixed sinking fund
charges. These bonds are being of?
fered at 94.2 and interest, to yield i
moifi than 6 per cent,
Trace Graft in
Immigration to
3 Other Ports
Prosecution Planned in
Boston, Philadelphia and
Baltimore as Bribery
S l o r i e s Are Revealed
Tod Defends His Force
Commissioner Says Ellis
Employees Should Not Be
Judgcd bv the Accused
The system of grai't. by which aliens
admitted to the country in defiance of
the immigration lawa and which has
provided a rich field for certain im?
migration inspectors, landing agents
of steamship companies and others at
this port, who charged the newcomers
various fees. extcnds to other Atlantic
ports. in the belief of Federal author?
ities here.
It was said yesterday that prosecu
tions are contemplated by members of
the Attorney General's department ln
Boston, Philadelphia and Baltimore.
Some of the evidence upon which the
authorities are working ia believed to
have been traced through the revela
tion ol" conditions found to exist at
this port.
Meanwhilc Robcrl E. Tod. Commis?
sioner of Immigration at Ellis Island,
who has furnished the evidence in the
five cases which weie made the basis
for the indictment of four former in?
spectors and one outsider by the Fed
eral Grand Jury here Monday, is going
ahead with the local investigation, as
sisted by Samson Selig, assistant
United States attorney in charge of
the legal phase of the inquiry, and ad
ditional indictments nre expected.
Tod Defends Force
Commissioner Tod, in a statement
yesterday commenting on the indict?
ment. ol" the four former inspectors.
said:
_ "Ellis Island employees. inciuding
inspectors, are considered a highly
efficient government force and very
honest. lt is a big temptation at times
for relatives ol" aliens to make offer.-,
to employee..; to expedite the entrance
ol aliens into this country. But the
few me;, implicated are a negligible
quantity and Ellis Island employees
generally should not be given a black
eye. If a few men are foolish enough
to let a few dollars tempt them to
break the law that does not mean that
our staff of more than live hundred
employees are of that caliber."
Barber IMeads Not Guilty
Tobias Levy, the barber who was
indicted with the immigration inspec?
tors, appeared yesterday before Judge
Julian W. Mack in the United States
Distriet Court and entered a plea of
! not guilty. Pending trial he was held
in $2,000 bail.
The charges against Levy are that
he and William Alexander, one of the
four indicted inspectors, conspired to
procure the admission to the United
States of Abraham Levy, an alien who
was not cntitled by law to enter the
country. The indictment says that in
furtherance of the conspiracy Levy
and Aiexander prevailed upon Louis
Burkhardt. another inspector, to allow
the alien admission.
Burkhardt, who is mentioned in con?
nection with the case, is not a de
fendant.
Rea Assails Waste Charge
Says Pennsylvania Wa? Forced
lo Send Out Repair Work
PHILADELPHIA, April 4, - Presi?
dent Samuel Rea of the Pennsylvania
Railroad system in a statement to-day
on tlic conclusion of the Interstate
Commerce, Commission that it cost. tiie
company approximatc y $3,000,000
more to have repairs made to equip?
ment by outside concerns than in its
own shops, said that he regarded "the
decision of the commission as an un
just and unfair reflection on the man
agemsnt of the company."
The company, .Mr. Rea added, "exer
eised what it believed to be an hon?
est and sound judgment, at a time when
the railroads were crowded with traf?
fic, threatened with what. ultimately re?
sulted in the 'outlaw strike,' and hav?
ing large numbers of locomotives and
cars that had not been propcrly and
promptly repaircd by the Federal Rail?
road Administration. The duty de
volved on all railroads, facing excep
tional traffic demands, to get the re?
pairs as quickly as possible," he said.
BEST& CO. CLOTHES FOR YOUNG MEN
English Topcoats??
Smarter than others
When they're new
And according to the
Best authorities
(The men w.ho wear
Them) they rcally
Improve with age!
A shjpment just received
$45 $50 $55
.HBest & Co.
Fiftli Avenue at 35th Street
Miller Approves Bill
For Sehenectady liri.l".*
Great Western Gateway Span
To H*? Reality Aftrr Five
1 cars' Dclay
From n Staff Correnpondent
ALBANY, Aprii 1. After live year.
j of dolay catised by lack of funds and
i lnbor troublcs provisTons finally were
I mn.dc to-day for lhe complction of the
i Great Western Gateway Bridgc cross
; ing tho Mohawk R1.vqj: at Sehenectady
: when Governor Miller signed Lhe Kav
anaugh bill, which makes an addi?
tional appropriation of $480,000 for]
this work. The structure is an 'm-l
i portant link in the slale's highway
| system and has long been advocatcd
| by state automobile nssociat ioni.
All highway traffic coming into the
state from the west and bound either
i for New Vork or points east must go i
j by way of the Great Western Gale
i way. which thkes the place of the old
| Schenectady-Seotia Bridge, tho only
existing toll bridge in tho state con
necting important highway links.
Tho originai proposal for the con?
struction of tho bridge was passed by
the 1917 Legislature. It provided that
the cost of tho structure wn:< not to
exceed $1,734,000. Due to delays on
the part of tho local author.tie- in
getting tho work under way l nd the
increasod costa for labor :.tnt\ mate
rials incident to t.ho war, thi.* sum
proved insufficient. Tho total now
made available for the work is $1,800,
426, of which the state contributes
about 90 per cent. The remainder is
to be furnished by the city and county
of Sehenectady and the village of
Scotia.
Girl Sees Highwaymen
Shoot Sweetheart Dead
Chicago Thugs Set Upon Suitor
I as He Stcps Irom His Autn at
^ oung Woman's Door
Special Dispatch to Thr Tribune
CHICAGO, April .. Iu the ccnter of
i the busy Wilson Avenue district two
banditsto-night knocked a policeman
senseless with tho butt of a revolver
and a half hour Later shot to death
another man in the presence of his
sweetheart. in an attempt to steal an
! automobile. They escaped.
Policeman Michael Geisheker and
| Patrick Dresnen, of the Town Hall sta?
tion, answered a call that two sus
i picious-looking men were loitering at
j 908 Wilson Avenue. In ffont of the
house they found their quarry.
Koth mon had pistols in their hands
and eovered the policemen before the
latter could draw. One of them then j
struck Geisheker over the head. Both :
of the suspects then fled.
A half hour later William Parlon,
thirty-one years old, a salesman, drew
up to 908 Buena Terrace in an auto?
mobile. As he was getting out two j
men rushed up to him with drawn re?
volvers. There was a scuffle and two
shots. Parlon fell, a bullet through his
heart. Tho arTair was witnessed by his
sweetheart, Miss Vaughn Long, from an
upstair window. She rushed to the
sidewalk. The two bandits had gone !
and Parlon was dead.
Silk Shipmcnt Arrives in
\e.v York in Record Time
The Admiral Line announced yester
da;, the arrival of a shipment of silk
from Japan that cstablishcs a new rec?
ord in rapidity of service. The silk
was shipped on the Silver State from
Yokohcma on March 18, and upon its
arriva> in Seattle was sent out by fast
trains to New York, arriving here Sat?
urday morning. The total time con
| sumed in bringing the silk from Yoko
j homa to Xew York was thirtcen days,
i twelve hours and twenty minutes.
This record was made possible be?
cause of the fast time made by the
United States Shipping Board vessels
I operated by the Admiral Line between
I Oriental ports and Seattle.
! Senators Agree on Half Cent
A Foot Tariff Duty on Filrns
WASHINGTON', April .. A tariff
i duty of one-half a cent a foot on unex
: posed moving picture films was agreed
| upon to-day hy Republican members
of tbe Senate Finance Committee, after
a motion to make the rate % of one
cent had been lost on a tie vote, 5 to 5.
The duty proposed in the Fordney bill
i was 20 per cent ad valorem, American
j valuation.
On exposed films the committee ma
j jority adopted the Underwood law
rates now in force, as against tho o0
! por cent ad valorem ctuty pror.o?ed ln
; the Fordney bill. The Underwood
rntes nre l' cents n fool on negatives
exposed but. not developed; ') rent. n
foot, on negativc--. exposed nnd de?
veloped, and I cent n foot on positives.
The Fordney bill rate of 80 per eent,
American valuation, on cameras, was
reduced to '.:i) per cenl ad valorem, for
eign valuation,
Filipinos Support Wood
Governor Generars l^cadersliip
< ausr* $25,000,000 Saving
SAN FRANCISCO, April 1 Filipino
have accepted Governor General
Wood's leadership and are giving him
such support. thnt a "final and satii
factory" solution ef the Philippino
problem i;; assured, according to K.
Flnloy Johnson, Senior Associatc Jus
tice of tbe Supreme Court of the Phil
ippincs, who is in San Francisco.
Justice Johnson said General Wood
had saved tbe islands $25,000,000 in
government operation coats. Tbe Gen?
eral has created widespread interest
in health and sanitation, has caused
the elearing of court dockcts nnd
caused the enactmenf ef many excel?
lent. laws, Justico Johnson said.
Electric Tmcks Pop\?
Plays Increased Part In .Soi,
tion of Traffic, Say (Jscro
The eloctric truck is playing au in
cieased part. in the lOlution of traffic
and transportation problems in lnrgw
cltief and has proved itself indispens
able to concerns that have adopted if
as one of the most. erTirient. ?r,d 'atr*'
moans of hauling, several of the largem
, users in the city told electric vehicle
dealers at their annual luncheon in the
Hol ei Asf or ;-. pste rdny.
The object of tho luncheon, the *rr
end of its kind. 44 to bring togethei
those who -11 e cxhibiting at the 1922
Klectric Vehicle Show being held in the
showrooms t>( the New Vork Edison
I Company, Fifteenth Stre. and Irving
Place. Speakers were Robert K. M
Cowie, vice president of the American
va i -. pr< < ompany, which own ?
and operate nearly 1,300 electric
trucks; F. !l. Hotchkiss, of the Kem
Vork. \ew_ Haven <?- Hartford Rail
.: I K. Dann, president of the
Pilgrim Laundry. of Brooklyn, ar,d
Arthur Williams, manager of tiie ajto
mobile bureau of the New Vork Ldisor.
Company, v. ho was toastmaster.
TlFFANY & CO.
Fifth Avenue & 37*2 street
China and Glass
For Country Houses
.SCITANX
MEN'S TAIL0RS-I4 EAST -WwSTREET
READY FOR WEAR OVERCOATS
FOPv COUNTRY AND DRESS
BUSINESS AND TUXEDO SUITS
ALSO MADE TO MEASURE
An attractive New Spring Broguc
Distinctive for its plainness and custom
appearance. Made in Scotch Giain
leather. Lasts and patterns exclusively
our own design.
BOTH SHOPS
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WHITEHOUSE & HARDY
tSOADVKl at AO" 5TREFT w* ?1*i*T 42- STKfCT
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Hats for the Days of Spring
?K*
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Hats. probably more than any other
artiele of dress, make or break a man".
personai appearance.
Our salesmen might rcasonablv br
termed "hat phrcnologists." Their
judgment can unreservedly be relird
upon. They know stylcs and how
best to fit face and fcaturcs.
The Spring stylcs we now are showing
embrace a most intcresting line of
derbies, soft hats, cloth hats, and
sports caps. The gamut of style and
color rangc is run^ close attention hav?
ing been concentratcd upon the de?
mand for advance style and the ap
propriateness of fashion's kalcido
scopic dictates.
Brokaw Brothers
\ Broadway at Forty-Second Street
FOUNDED 1856

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