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THE SUN AND NEW YORK HERALD, WEDNESDAY. AUGUST IK 1920. FAILING IN LOVE, SUITOR KILLS GIRL Victim Makes Tain Effort to 3nvc Life by Jumping From Window. ESCAPES TO A SWAMP posse Searches for Han Who Invaded Lyndhurst, N. J., Home With Pistol. Pttquala Malone. a travelling- sale. nun of But SyTaeuae, N. T yesterday .hot and killed Miss Mary Vlllotto, IS y-irs old. on of th prettiest girls In tfcr Italian colony of Lyndhurst, N. J. Sftlone fled aftar the shooting and was last wen heading Into the swamp along the banks of the Passaic River. Despite the fact that a posse seached tho swamps for hours no trace of him could be found. Malone met Mlaa Vlllotto, who lived with her brother and sUter-tn-law, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Vlllotto, at 23 Maple avenue, at a dance several months ago. H made It a habit to visit the Vlllotto noma every time ha came to tha oltjr, al though, according to her relatives Miss Vlllotto told him that h waa wasting his tint. Accordlnff to Charlea Whitman, a tai Icab driver, Malon hired him at the Rutherford railroad station to drive him to tho ViUoKohoma. When they reached the house Malone asked the chauffeur to wait across the street Mr. Vlllotto answered the ball and told Malone that Mlas Vlllotto could not see him. Malone argued with her, Mrs. Vlllotto said, and Mr. Vlllotto, who waa In an Inside room, walked toward the front doorway. Malone drew a platol and brushing Mrs. Vlllotto aside, dashed up the stairs. Mlas Vlllotto was In her bedroom on the second floor and had heard tha ar gument between Malone and her aister-In-law. Aa Malone ran up the stairs she went to the rear window and Jumped to the yard. In falling she landed on a picket fence and her left lag waa badly torn. Despite this she waa able to crawl toward an abandoned well, be hind which she sought shelter. Running downstairs and Into the yard, Malone fired seven shots at Miss Vlllotto, three of which entered her body, killing her Instantly. Malone then retreated to the street and. hailing Whitman, the chauffeur, directed that ho be driven to the railroad station. When the taxlcab neared the ewampv country Malone ordered Whitman to atoo and. imvlnr hM tho t tVmf ... chauffeur demanded, disappeared In iho tail grass. Police Chief Landells of Lyndhurst waa notified and he organised tha posse that searched the swamp. It waa at first thought that Malone had com mitted suicide, but no trace of his body rould be found. t SAYS WOMAN LURED HIM FROM BUSINESS But Dr. Lind Neglects to Say In Suit That Defendant Is His Wife. An unusual complaint In which Rich ard A. Llnd, a chiropractor, sued Eva 8. Wheeler Llnd of 1 West Sixty-seventh street for I'S.fcfO ,T.i flM y:erday in tho Supreme Court In no part of It does the plaintiff state that ha Is married to the defendant Llnd said that prior to August, lilt, he waa engaged In practice aa a chiro practor. About that time, ha said, the defendant proposed that he give up his practice, which h aaid waa netting him a fair Income, and "travel about the country with her, devoting his entire time and attention to the business of hei affairs and to advls aid and assist her whenever she may .'quire." She agreed to pay him $10,000 cash immediately and share her Income with him on a Ofty flfty bads, he said. At that time, DK Llnd added, the de fendant stated that sh had an Income of abut $,o00 a year from 1100,000 In vestment He accepted her proposition, gave up his practice, devoted hla time to her affairs and carried out hla part of tha agreement, he said, and she paid him 14,000 Immediately on account of the r.t.OOO due by giving him fifty shares of stock of tha Cadet Hosiery Company. Ha assarted that aha fails! to pay the balance of the cash or abaro her Income with him. The blow that brought sjea-jt th liti gation feU on May 14, :tftt Without notice, he said, "plaintiff waa dismissed unjustly and wfttour. cause by the de fendant. " Since thr. h said, the de fendant had sepsrnled from him. Ho estimated that $66,000 would repair the dsm.ige she had done, but did not give the baals on which he made this calcula tion. At th offlc of Henry Abelson, Dr Llnd's attorney, it was said that he wan out The papers on III show that a copy of the complaint was left at the office of Henry L. Brandt, and the process server said that he knew Brandt to be the at torney for Mrs. Llnd. Brandt la In the West Indies at pres ent, but his associate stated that the parties to the suit were man and wife and he could not understand the reason for omitting this statement of fact from the pleading. He said that Mrs. Llnd did not admit having mnde the alleged contract to support her husband. She differs so much from him on this point, he said, that she already had filed a Supreme Court action In replevin to get back the fifty share of atock, claiming that he took them without her consent. living at th Hotel Royalton. and Henry V. D. Black of Irvlngton on tho Hudson. Upon their death two niece. Katharine and Dorothy Black of Irvlngton on th Hudson, are to receive th principal. Edward P. Danforth, a stepson, re ceives $10,000. Mrs. Margaret Sharpe, friend and travelling companion of th testatrix, la to receive the Income for life from $100,000. The estate la said to exceed $600,000 In value. LEGACY GIVEN FRIEND, Will of Mrs. E. K. Danforth Leave Income to Companion. The will of Kate Black Danforth, widow of Elliot F. Danforth, one time Democratic State chairman, waa tiled yesterday In the Surrogates' Court. Mrs. Danforth died at Pasadena, Cal., leaving the Income from the residue equally to her brothers, John V. Black. INTRUDERS SLASH SISTERS. Mystery larrooaaa Attack oa Girl by Foar Men. Pentcla and Julia Leccadlto. sisters, 18 and 20 years old, respectively, of 44 Oak street, were cut so badly about the face and hands by four men who entered their room as they alept early yesterday morning and attacked them with knives that they had to be re moved to th Volunteer Hospital. Fenlcia waa stabbed In the shoulder, arm and hand, and her sinter suffered a deep gash In the neck. Detectives have not been able to ascertain th reason for tho attack. The men climbed a fire escape to the window leading to the young women's room. GIRL ADMITS ROBBING SHRINE BOX OF $1.42 Waitress From Bridgeport 1$ Remanded for Sentence. Vera Munn, a waltrcas, pleaded guilty yesterday In the Court of Special Ses sions to robbing the shrine box by the altar In the Church of St. Rose of Lima. 610 West HSUi street, on Autust 12. She waa remanded to the Tombs until August 23 for sentence. Miss Munn said she lived in a rooming house at Forty-fifth street iind Lexing ton avenue, though her home was In Bridgeport, Conn. Charles Magulre, sexton of th church, testified that he entered that church at about noon on August 12 and found It empty, except for Miss Munn, who was kneeling near Held on Bigamy Chare. John H. F. McQraw. 30 years old, of 142 East Fifty-seventh street, waa held In $2,000 bail yesterday by Magistrate W. Bruce Cobb in Tombs Court on a big amy charge. Detective McKettrlck, of the Elisabeth street station, who ar rested McOraw. declared, ' in a short affidavit, that he married Agnes Fancy of 67 Sixth street, Brooklyn, In 1815, and Lena Scheldenbaum of 142 East Fifty-seventh street, on April 18 last (nil ESSEX San Francisco to New York 3347 Miles A Days 14 Hours 43 Minutes Lowers Transcontinental Record by 12 Hours 48 Min. Another Essex Going From New York to San Francisco Broke the Record For Thai Direction by 22 Hours 13 Min., Completing the Trip In 4 Days 19 Hours 17 Minutes So Essex Holds the Transcontinental Record Both Ways Two Essex touring cars, carrying U. S. Mail, each one making the entire trip between San Francisco and New York, have set the time records for their respective directions across the American continent. And thus comes to Essex another distinc tion for reliability and endurance. Except for one airplane record, these two Essex cars have crossed the continent in less time than was ever recorded by any travelling machine. The fastest time possible between San Francisco and New York by train is slightly less than the time taken by the light weight economical Essex. But in the case of the railroad train, many different locomotives are used, each pulling the train only a few hundred miles. From Cheyenne to Omaha the route taken by the Essex was 43 miles longer than the 550 mile route of the famous Overland Limited yet the Essex time was but one hour longer than the express train time. The World's Most Coveted Records From the days of the Prairie Schooner, the Pony Express and the completion of the rail roads men have sought to establish new trans continental time records between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It has called for the highest development of skill and courage. And it has, as in the case of the motor car, blazed the way to mechanical reliability. The purpose of this Essex test was to prove its reliability. In the period of 114 hours was crowded more strains, more calls for endurance and mechanical strength than the average owner demands in a life time. Every requirement of motor car perform ance was met by these two cars. Arid the fact that they so consistently met their tasks proves Essex uniformity. The speeds at which they traveled were not so unusual, for another Essex stock car had on a speedway track gone 3037 miles in 50 hours. But in the transcontinental runs, some 350 cities and towns had to be crossed. Crowded traffic imposed its obstacles to con sistent going. Mountain ranges in the East and West with grades such as the average driver never encounters, called for the utmost of hill climbing ability. Few will ever motor all the way across America and therefore cannot know the extreme varieties of conditions encountered. But let each reader apply to his consideration of what Essex has done, every experience he has ever met in his own driving. It will give some appreciation of Essex reliability. I Light Weight Now Establishes Reliability How gradual have men come to a realiza tion that a light weight car can also offer reliance and performance. Essex has led the way for that was its purpose from the very first. Economy is of growing importance. Men want to save in fuel and in first costs. But they want no sacrifice in performance and they demand unquestioned reliability. Essex offered itself to the public without claim. Now more than 40,000 owners know and praise its worth. Owner cars that had been driven upwards of 25,000 miles were used in the recent nation wide Essex week to establish reliability, eco nomy, speed and hill climbing records. To Essex owners the winning of the trans continental records is not a surprise. But those who do not know Essex performance and reliability must regard that these two trips across the continent are as important in marking mechanical advancement as any similar event in the history of the motor car. HUDSON MOTOR CAR COMPANY OF NEW YORK, he Broadway at 6Ut Street, Circle Building BROOKLYN. N. Y 1422 Bedford Avo. JAMAICA, L. I. and Hillside Area. EW ROCHELLE, N. Y. 567 Main Street BRONX, N. Y. 2460 Grand Conconrs JERSEY CITY, N. J. 2876 Boulevard NEWARK. N. J. S66 Broad St. WHITE PLAINS 186-188 Martin At. the chancel. He aaw her take something from the shrine box, and when he took her in charge h found a pair of scissors, with which ah had pried open the top of the box. She was turned over to .he police. Her total loot amounted to 81.42. v 11,000,000 CLAIM TO STAND. Charles PfelnTer Accept Jnaa;ntenl off. r of li. tf, Straa. The law firm of IlWajolman, Knrns, Leventritt A (loetx filed a paper in the Supreme Court yesterday In which Ihelr client. Harry W. Htruus, a broker, ac cepts the offer of Charles I'feuYer, who Ih now in France, to ajlnw Judgment to be taken against him in tho sum of $1,000,000. The attorneys refusod to talk about the matter, but It was learned that 8traun claims the money for commis sions on war contracts. CURB BROKERS AID FUND. II Ticket Tu-mrow tor llama for Leviathan Veterau. Jr.hn Frog-gait, commander of Lvl thnn Poat, American I.erlon, announced yesterday iTu.t th Curb Broker Asso ciation ha desirnnted to-morrow ef 1 leviathan Da 1 and has invited a delegation of leviathan girls to visit th Curb Market and sell tickets for th gnrden party which Is to be held In the Stadium at City College on August !C. The garden party Is being held by the post to secure funds for the erection of a permanent home for the member of the post, who manned the transport Leviathan during the war. i "' 'sssnssM 2 jj II m Peerless Eight Bodies Are Built In the Peerless Works II There are many reasons why the Peerless Two-Power Range Eight carries the distinctive appearance and refinement of the highest priced cars, one of which is that the Peerless bodies are built en tirely in the Peerless Works. Peerless bodies are standardized and are built in such quantities that the cost of production is mini mized in spite of the fact that only the best materials are used and the most exacting attention to detail is demanded. Five types of bodies are provided and all are adapted to the Peerless standard eight cylinder chassis, making a combination that abso lutely assures a beautiful, comfort able and dependable motor car. The demand for the Peerless Two Power Range Eight is so great that it is imperative that the pros pective purchaser place his order at once to assure a reasonably prompt delivery. PRICES 7 passenger Touring $3230 4 passenger Roadster 4 " Coupe $3920 1 7 " Sedan 7 passenger Sedan-Limousine $4400 F. O. B. Cleveland. Subject to change without notice. $3200 $4140 II i The Sporting Hange TkeLoafing Range VANC0RTLANDT VEHICLE CORPORATION 1896 BROADWAY (at 63d Street) NEW YORK DISTRIBUTORS NEW Rronlcijn: t. A. I. Motor Corporation reuchkrepdie: John Van llenchoten, Inc. KincMon: Van' i.iracc Nrwburgh: Farrott Motor Company NEW JKS8CV Newark : J. YV. Mbmmi c Son Patemon: lark-m Motor Corporation Perth Amboy: loion (.aracr. Inr. I'laiuflrld: O. A. Herd Ce. YOIIK leek: H. t. Crawford White Plain : Hudd Amur Mt. Y'rmon: E. J. Skannell. Jr., COXNECTICIT. Hartford: Roell P. Taber, Inr. New Haven: White Motor Company Bridgeport: Arthur I., (lark Company Waternnrj: W. 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