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SINN FEINERS RIOT
AT HOOVER MEETING
F. I?. Sorri. Fond Conservation
Affpnt. Hissed flown bj;
JERKY GETS THE FLOOR
"Served 'Em fliplit!'' Is Reply
(o Appeal to Help the
In the midst of hysteria and uproar
oier In Jefferson Hall, In Court Square,
Brooklyn, last nlght while Jeremiah A
0'I.eary's Sinn Fein friends were hissing
ny mention of Hoover, France or Bel
flum. a lltjle old lady In alpaca Just a
handful of Indication popped from Iter
gallery seat ami blazed a look of toni
upon the turbulent crowd in the audi
torium. Girls so far Bene In bitterness that
they were unconscious of fugitive hair
pins shrieked at a food conservation
rent. sent by Herbert C. Hoover, and
men go angry because they had lost
tthclrf chance of howling down Cleveland
.Moffett. that they were unwilling to let
anybody talk except their hero, O'Leary.
stood upon chairs and yelled and
creamed until their voices broke like
splintered planks. The speaker's ap
peals1 for patriotism, for fair play and
for his right of being heard were utterly
lost on them. The little old lady In
alpaca endured this fur about five min
utes before her. gorge rone.
"This mob Is crazy." she cried In a
velce like the snapping of a whip, and
he went out of, the gallery and the hall
With the forefinger and thumb, qf. her
right hand compressing the nostrils. of
btr offended nose, jMen and wonn
with faces scarlet ..from rage 'wer.e ,ln
bar path, but she whipped them with
hfr scornful yes , and., went through
thtm like an army with banners, .. j
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'The paat'ntlm to 'flgril fat)
ls right to-tark under"1 tlerent Tenant
for fito epeech-ithaffree speech"rial
'Ieary and his Sinn Felners have so
urgently appealed for on their own be
half but It was only now and then tbat
he could make his words sound clear of
the angry hubbub. His name was F. It.
Serrl. and as an ngent of the Food Ad
ministration he had come to the fnrttni
of the People's Institute In Jeffe?.m
Hall, just across the street from the
Kings County Court House, to explain
Mr. Hoover's plans for economizing
food so that America and her Allies
would have enough to eat throughout
the war. But at the first suggestion
that the Allies were to get anything
Interruptions, denunciations, threats,
"We must aave our food so that our
people and our Allies will have plenty,"
"Keep it in America!" screamed a
young woman In the second row. There
was a hammering roar of applause. Mr.
Serrt made out to say that Hoover could
Be depended upon to do what was right.
"but that France " The rest was lost
In a storm of hisses and Jeers. Mr. Serrl
aid something about Belgium and the
hisses came more fiercely than before.
"Aren't you prepared, , to stand tby
jpomea a Jii jemnar,, MSmPK nlliM
Rash up Id then, Vegan to gat away
Ireland's Canse Uppermost,
"No we are not!" half a dosen men
yelled at once, and again there waa
heavy applause and shouts of "Why
don't they do something for Ireland,?"
"You people are always dtmandjng
free speech for yourselves," esjd i(irrl.
but you won't grant It to others. I
don't agree with Mr. O'Leary here (and
he pointed to the tall form of the young
man whose vote the President so. gladly
did without and whose name has been
published by the United States Govern
ment as the recipient of German money,
hut I would be willing to let him speak.
I ask you. Aren't you willing to abide by
the suggestions of Mr. Hoover?"
Probably fifty persons In the audience
of 500 screamed a defiant "No!" and
then Serrl let them have It straight
from his offended patriotism:
"I hope no, I won't say-that exactly.
If would be too bad but I cannot help
thinking that If the Germans got over
here and did to you people what tbey
did to Belgium it would be good enough
for you. Haven't you any shame at
all?" ' ' '
(They laughed at this harahr-unptetr-.
arit laughter; "with no-Hrue-htrmor In-tt-;
ecornful laugrter on parpeMe as -levelled
Insult. Herri jsald.something ropre about
what the Germans did to the Belgians
and a voice, a woman's voice, the volco
of a young glrJ. shrieked:
"Served 'cm right !"
, Ixiuls Pink, director of the. forum,
braved the disorder and freed his mind i
of a thought that had been fermenting
there while Serrl was struggling to
Enraged Girl Insnlts Speaker.
"This Is what would be called a dis
loyal meeting!" si Id Mr. Pink slowly.
"Tou're a dirty liar!" was thrown at
him from the audience. A girl sprang
upon a chair In the first row and made
a fury of herself,
"Take that back!" she challenged.
Take It back! You are Insulting our
Americanism ! Tou're a liar ! We won't
atand It from you or the likes of you!
There's English blood in you!"
No one could, have heard the report
of a gun in the storm of yelling that fol
lowed. After a long time Mr. Pink got
another chance, faring the crowd an a
man might who suddenly found himself
In a den of jackals Instead of among
"I merely want to explain," he said,
"that I am not responsible for the change
of programme that was made necessary
here. You were invited to hear a debate
between Jeremiah A. O'Leary cheers
and Cleveland Moffett hisses and
groans on the general subjects of 'Irish
Freedom,' 'Street Meetings' and the 'Po
lice' ; but the People's Institute of Brook-
lyn, which maintains this forum, decided
that It would be unwise to hold this de
hate. Mr. Moffett had accepted and
would have been here. Jeers, laughter,
and a voice: Yes, he would! Deputy
rollce Commissioner Godley would have
been here. "
Explains Change In Programme.
"But the ruling made by the People's
Institute necessitated a change of pro
gramme and we decided to' hold a meet
ing to-night to talk about food and tood
saving. ,Now, Mr. O'Leary did not re
elve the notice that the programme had
been changed and came here, he informs
me, to talk about Ireland. Well, I am
going to take on my own shoulders thethe Fatherless Children of France," said
responsibility of letting him talk. If
there Is criticism later I shall shoulder
Mr. Pink backed away and O'Leary
stepped forward. He's a tall young man
who wears his wavy black hair long and
roached back from his forehead. From
batwlng standing collar and perfectly
knotted fowr-ln-liand to shining pa'ent
leather hnnt. h ha. nil tht tailors'
ads ought reasonably to be. With a '"" l!'-ofl0 that Is being cabled to days; norfl. ,,rcnllng to Ihe policeman, 1m
wave of his hand he stilled the.tumull, i 'I111' ,o1en on the part of tna j tue.llatrlj- nfler her arrest, She s said
said he thousht the calrman hid mis-1 American Committee of the Fatherless 1VC exclaimed : "I hope ho will die."
understood the temper of the audience. Chlldreh of France of lis appreciating f I r, c,s 1ms pent rnnsfilrnihl
regretted that the ftret speaker vSeny
had not been permitted to talk In peace
and generally oiled the troubled waters.
Then he talked for an hour -about the
Declaration of Independenceatwhlchi he
maintained was his creed; about the
"sacred" duly" of Amerlra to see that
Ireland got her freedom out of this war:
about the services that Irishmen have
rendered to America and about the light
and casual way "that the Constitution Is
violated by officials who are afraid that
the truth will be spoken to the people.
America Mast He tor Ireland.
They cheered him steadily. At the end
0'lary said: '
"We are' for America first, Mast and
all the time, but we demand that America
shall be for tis! Before the war. Is over
America will see to It that Ireland get
the freedom that Is her God given right."
"Olrlsnd wUl get It ahnyway!" came
from the gallery.
.Chairman rink had to say something
or other to dlsmlts the meeting and'get
rid of his Intractable guests, en ho ad
vanced gingerly to the platform's edge
and said that he surely wouldn't consider
O'I.eary disloyal after hearing O'Leary
"Tes, ye scut, but ye ssld that we were
disloyal!" snapped from somewhere In
"Well, we are friends now, aren't we?"
said Mr. rink In tones somewhar plain
tive. "We are not !" he was promptly In
formed. And In a flurry of yelling and singing
and cheering for Hero O'Leary the
crowd bursr Into the street, lingered mo
mentarily and went wlndlly away.
TWO DIE IN STREET
AFTER SEVEN SHOTS
Detective Pursues Two Men
. With Pistols and Makes
- ' One a Prisoner.
DetAttle, 'James Kenney of the First
branch, bureau ", left Headquartera lata
yesterday afternoon to go to hU home In
li3 Bedford avenue, Brooklyn. He walked
across,' 'the Williamsburg Bridge and
through;ftoebl)ng- street, In the Williams
burg ectlfen.i'and as he ueared the for
ff?;hf,Wrthil;F!fth street, about 5:33
ojcldc. 'jfe hejutd four shots In' rapid
SMcreaei'ei.,Vld;'then after, an. Interval
of'slleate three-more wereilred. . ' t v
Detective Kenny turned the corner
Just'jln time, to see two men fall to the
sidewalk, while two otheis, each of them
carrying revolver, ran down North
Fifth street toward Dr'lggs avenue.
Kenny pursued die men and at the cor
ner of Drlggs avnue and North, l'lfth
street lie oveitook 'a'man who later save
his name, as Antonio Masslno, 27 ear
old. of 165 Kust Twelfth strest. Manhat
tan Kenny seized the man, but Mas
slno turned and fought the detective,
trying to get his arm loose so he could
shoot. Without drawing his own pistol
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Detective ' Kenny applied the jiu-jitsu
school and twisted the man's arm and
choked him until Massino dropped his
revolver and fell to his knees. Kenny
then took his prisoner back to the corner
where the shooting occurred.
There he found Patrolmen Clancy,
Wagner and Re illy, who had been at
tracted by the shots, fighting to keep
back a crowd that pressed closer for a
view of the two bodies. After a few
minutes the victims of the shooting were
Identified as Antonio Masxaro of 2S0
North Fifth- street and Antonio Benldl-nt"of-'M05Ieropolltan
-avenue. I Mas
isiro'WsM0knie' and BemMleltf. dietV a
ftnr minutes later In the Eastern Wa
ttle t Hospital. Acting Police Captain
James Green of the Bedford avenue sta
tion had to send the reserve before the
crowd that had gathered could be dis
persed. Detectives who started an Investiga
tion found In a vacant lot near by'fwp
loaded rlOes which evidently had been
carried there In a guitar case, whlsh lay
beside them. Two girls who wajs.near
when the shooting occurred told de
tectives that Maxzaro and Ben'.dlciu and
the two other men were talking angrily
when they passed, and that they sud
denly stepped away from each other and
began shooting. The girls Identified
Masslno as one of the men who did the
shooting. Masslno would make no state
ment to the police.
KINGS COLLEGE ASKS AH).
President of Old Inatttatloa
Waald Raise Fstnda Here.
An appeal for financial assistance for
Kings College. Windsor, N. S.. was made
yesterday In Old Trinity by "the Rev.
T. Slahnage. D.1 D president of the old
Canadian Institution, which In point of
aga hold test- place among the colleges
of North , America.
' "In the vestry of Old Trinity lit
years'ago-.'lsald the doctor," the first
meeting of the trustees of Kings College
was held, and It Is only fitting that I
should be Invited by your pastor to ask
your financial aid at this time. While
Kings Is the oldest university it nas
the smallest endowment. 'It seems to us
strange that the oldest university In
our King's dominions should be per
mitted to close for want of funds. Nova
Scotia Is comparatively poor In ordinary
times, and It is particularly worse at
this time, and It Is because of this that
I am driven out of the land to seek
financial help. Eighty-five per cent, of
our students have enlisted and are 'over
"I came here for help, among other
reasons, because there are so many
Canadians living here under the 8tars
Han Killed In Railroad Yard.
James Donohue, 40 years old, was ac
cidentally killed early yesterday morn-i
lng In the yards of the Central Railroad
of New Jersey. It Is thought that per
haps several trains passed over the
body. Donohue was Identified aa a
former employee of the Standard Oil
Company, but the ponce or Jersey city
were unable to learn his last address.
"PAPA" JOFFRE IS
FATHER TO ORPHANS
$280,000 Cabled From Here
to French Soldterr Children.
Mlsa Lutslta Leland of CSS Park ave
nue, secretary of the American National
Committee of the Fatherless Children of
France, announced yesterday that f 250.-
000 had been cabled to Paris through J,
P, Morgan tt Co. In honor of the as
sumption by Marshal Joffre of the duties
of president of the organisation. One nun
dred and forty local groups tn principal
cities of the country made up the fund.
"It Is a tremendous thing that Marshal
Joffre has become the active president of
Miss Leland yesterday at her home.
"It means that he personally Is taking
control of the organization that Is rar
ing for over 60.000 war orphans. Every
one In every hnd knows how he loves
children, and It Is fortunxt for ihe
orphans nr rr a nee tnat ne is i o i a k ea n
1 "Hv" ; lWt In Ihe nrganlxn 'on that has
orphans nf France that he Is to take an
' existence lor ana III nil u wu ueing.
. Marshal Joffre s nw riopunalblllllea. '
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tyhat undoubtedly will be one or the 1
most sensational trials for murder that I
this country has seen since the Thaw I
case Is to begin In the Mlneola county
court houso next Monday, when Mrs.
Blauca de Saulles will be called upon to
answer for the shooting of her divorced
hueb.tud, John Longer do Saulles, on
August 3 last.
That the task to be ghcii to "twelve
good men and true" will be an espe
cially hard one Is realized by District
Attorney Charles It. Weeks, who will
conduct, tho prosecution. Mr. Weeks Is
endeavoring this week to find a panel of
talesmen who may be expected to con
sider only the facts In the case men
ho wl" n01 bc 8Waed b" "Vmpathy,
the unconscious power of a child's In-
nocence and a woman's tears.
"I think we have a strong case," he
says, "and there Is no doubt that the
murder was premeditated, but I am too
old a campaigner to predict a victory,
for we have to remember that she Is a
Preparations are being made to
handle the crowds of the curious who
undoubtedly will Journey to Mlneola In
an effort to gain access to the court
room. Already Supreme Court Justice
Manning, who will preside at the trial,
has announced that he will spare no i
pains t see that the case Is conducted
In an orderly manner. Special passes
111 be Issued for those who have bus!
ness at the trial and no one else will be
Will Be Xo Mntlnee AITnlr.
The Justice also has announced that
this trial will be po "matinee affair."
While the knlUJng of mufflers for the
Ways In the trenches may, be admittedly
a ' worthy' occupation, Justice Manning
(las decided that the courtroom Is no
place for It. Also a recess at noon Is
to be a real one. The courtroom will
be cleared and no luncheon parties al
lowed. Those who attempt to disobey
these rules or who make the slightest
breach in the court regulations are cer
tain to find themselves in Jail on enn-
tempt, according to the worthy Justice.
Whether John do Saulles, Jr., 4 yearn
old, sturdy and manly, but reflecting
the great beauty of his mother, will bo
by the little woman's side Is a question
that has not yet been decided. There
Is no doubt that the defence will strive
to have him there all the time, and If
successful will no doubt make the most
of this. Influence upon the feelings of the
It Is the boy around whom centres'
moch of the Interest In this trial. The
evidence will continually refer to him.
although he. If he Is allowed to be by
his mother's side, will hardly be abla
to realize Just what It means to him.
Rumors were current yesterday that
Mrs. de Saulles would bo defended by
an attorney of nationwide reputation
in addition to Henry A. uterhart. who
has confidently predicted that when hi
client s story Is told no Jury In the land
will convict her. In fact It Is the gen
eral belief that the mother's story on
the atand will be her best defence, and
the simple telling of her fight to protect
her boy from certain Influences which
she believed might ruin his life may do
more to aid her than a string of eminent
The property Interests of the mur
dered man will be looked after by
George Gordon Battle, who has been re
tained by members -of the De Saulles
Her Fight for the Boy.
It Is considered almost certain that
If Mrs. De Saulles Is freed she will gain '
uio buaiuit; ... iici run. .i cnvi I L lid
fight to get possession of him Is in the
hands cf Surrogate Fowler. Mrs. de
Saulles Is being opposed by Charles A.
II. de Saulles, a brother of the slain
District Attorney Weeks will show
that on the night of the Bhootlng Mrs
de Saulles walked up the porch steps of
her divorced husband s summer home at
Roslyn and discharged at him all five
.shots contained tn a revolver that sho
had carried from her own home a few
He will assert that the crime was not
only deliberate, but cold blooded, saying
that the evidence of eyewitnesses Is to
the effect that Mrs. de Saulles engaged
her divorced husband In conversation
and did not shoot until his back was
turned. All five bullets entered his back,
causing his death In the Mlneola Hos
pital half an hour later.
The motive, Mr. Weeks will point out,
was plain. Ever since the De Haulleses
were divorced on December 19, 1916,
there had been a constant struggle on
the part of the mother to obtain com
plete custody of their boy. Jack. Under
the terms of the divorce tho parents re
celved the custody of the child for alter
nate months. During June Inst he was
with his father. In July he was with
his mother, and nn August 1, two days
before the tragedy, he went back again
to his father.
One of Ihe )trlrt Attorney's phlefj
witnesses win no uonsmme i.eonara.wno
arrested Mrs de Smiles. Mr Weeks
lll chnrge that there was no pity In the
wlfes heart rir her vl.-tlm by hrr
I time going Into the marital Intensity of
. - w y.
THE SUN, MONDAY,
the De Saulles couple.. It will be one of
he District Attorney's endeavors to
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marriage to the beautiful Klanca Kr-
raxurlz-Vergara in Paris on December
19, 1911, there had been a certain
amount of Jealousy on the part of the
wife, culminating in the divorce.
On -Mrs. d Saulles's side Mr. Uter
hart has been preparing a defence that
will have remarkable features. At first
It was reported that an insanity plea
might be advanced, but this has been
It Is reported that the defence will be
based on the belief of the mother that
her child's life was at stake : that If he
was allowed to remain under the in
fluences surrounding him he would turn
out to be no better than his father,
whom she condemns. In other words, she
decided that she would risk her life to
save his. Her words spoken before and
after the shooting. It will be contended,
show that this was. constantly on her
mind until she made her tragic de
cision. "He promised me that I should have
my boy," he is reported to have said
after the shooting, and, also, "he told
me I should never have my boy or see
There is no doubt also that Mr. Uter-
hart will endeavor to lay stress upon the.
fact that those born and raised In South
American countries are not of the cool
nature generally credited tn people of
the north ; that many things may be
done by a person or hot blood that can
not be called premeditated when their
early environment Is taken Into con
sideration. STOLEN AUTOMOBILE
Found by Police and Re
turned in IS Minutes.
Patrolman Olllshlnin of the West
Forty-seventh street station, on post at
l.-.1.nlh nvrnu nnri Plftv. fifth Htreet.
' answered a call from his signal box on
the corner about 6:15 o'clock last night!
He was told that five minutes, earlier a
automobile belonging to George O.
Knapp of 75C Park avenue hnd been
stolen from in front of the Automobile
club of America at Eighth avenue and
Fiftv-flfth street, where It had been
p,rke(1 by Mr. Knapp's chauffeur, Philip
I " nillshln'.n turned from the liox. and
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stop, and they drove the machine to tho
curbing, leaped to the ground- and ran.
A few minutes later the police turned
1 the machine over to Maynard undam
aged. It had been stolen, reported and
returned $o Its owner within fifteen
DEFIES FHANCE IS EXHAUSTED.
T.ansanne Saya Her Soldier
Are Bent on Victory.
In nnswer to report that France Is
suffering and Is exhausted, Stephane
Lauzsnne, editor of Le Mntin, told nearly
350 members of the Free Synagogue
Forum, at 3d West Sixty-eighth street,
last night that France Is suffering, but
not exhausted. Her soldiers are deter
mined to reach victory which will mean
liberty and Justice for both the weak
and strong nations.
Rabbi Stephen S. Wine assured M.
Lauzanne that the Jewish people In
America will do all that they possibly
can to bring this war to a successful
termination. Rabbi Wise wild he. knew
long ago that America would be com
pelled to enter the grent conflict.
"Although I waa opposed to war,"
Rabbi Wise continued. "I am now In
favor of It. We must crush militarism
In order to make this world safe for
FAMILY IN PERIL AS
BOMB WRECKS HOME
Reaidence of William Heuu
in Mt. Kiaco Damaged.
An explosion, presumably of a bomb,
wrecked the front of William Heuss's
home at Mount Klsro about 4 o'clock
yesterday morning. Heuss, his wife and
year-old child escaped death by a nar
row margin. The sound of the explosion
aroused the town and brought meny
persona to the scene.
Tho bomb was planted under the front
stoop apparently, and blew out practi
cally all the front of the three story
house to the second story. The fact
that the building was of frame and hung
together probably saved the lives of
the Heusses, who were sleeping over
the stoop on the second floor.
The suthorltles are Inclined tn blleve
that th- arrest a w-eefe ago of a for
eigner, at the Instigation nf Mr, Heuss,
for shooting squirrels nnd the eiplos'on
are more than a mere coincidence The
police of New York will be asked to
lorstr the man. Mr llruss owns tho
local monument works.
NOVEMBER 12, 1917.
FOOD HOARDS FOUND
BY SECRET SERVICE
Stores Valned at More Than
988,000.000 Discovered in
SEARCH TO CONTTNfJE
Action by Hoover Expectcd
Cotton and Metals Also
Held in Storage.
Secret service men under Chief Will
iam .1. Flnn have discovered that In
warehouses In the metropolitan district.
Including Manhattan, Brooklyn, The
Bronx, Jersey City and environs, there
are slorew of foodstuffs valued at $35,
496,742, and inclRls, cotton, &c wiluid
at J34,tt:i.iJ'JH. llrportj of these flnd
lugs hao been mad to Herbert C.
Hoover, Federal Food Administrator.
The activities of the secret service cover
a period of only one month, during
which time they have inquired into the
holdings of cold storage plants and other
warehouses for the purpose of learning
Just what quantltlas of foods, inetalu,
cotton, Ac, were on hand and to what
extent, If any, the stuff was being,
hoarded for speculative purposes.
Chief Flnn declined last night to
make any comment whatever concerning
the discoveries of hl men uther than to
say that (hey arc going to keep right on
with their work of pelting the informa
tion required by the Government.
The various items In storage and their
vaIiI.. ii r.nnripH in Mr. ftrmver. are
I it u fnllnwH '
l.lniee.t oil cake. ..
1 .KA nrtn !
I. (ins, 090
Totsl metals, eotton, e
.It, 411. 74
Part Held aa Collateral.
It is understood thst of all this vast
amount of stored supplies full 75 per
cent. H held as' collateral for loans.
How much of It Is owned bv the Ger
man Government or Its representatives
Is not known, but It Is believed that' a
great deal of It. for Instance, cotton
seed meal, linseed oil cake, cotton,
metals and other things that may be In
tended for export, was originally In
tended for shipment to the fatherland
through neutral countries. It Is n safe
guess that all German owned commodi
ties wlll.be seized by the United States
Government in the orderly process of
The understanding that some of the
money, loaned on certain Items that ap
pear. In the list came out of the
Deutsches Bank gives strength to the
assumption that loyal Germans or per
sona Interested In Germany have been
busy In 'the past buying up materials
which they hoped some day would be
of use to the Kaleer'e hordes.
It Is a safe guess also that Inasmuch
as Mr. Hoover hasn't any particular
sympathy for food hoarders and food
speculators in these days of war Uncle
Sam will rearti out ,hls protecting hand
In rase II Is proved that any of the
commodities which are being held, were
placed In the warehouses for the pur
pose of reaping unreasonable profits.
Pally advices now emanating from
Washington seem to Indicate that the
path of the food speculator Is not going
to be a rosy one during the remainder
of the war.
Intended for Export.
The bulk of the stuff which the secret
service men made Inventories of In
cludes much that was Intended for ex
port. The list of the Items Indicates this.
Just what part of It is Intended for the
Allies and what part Germans expected
to get Into Germany, or hoped to hold
In the expectation of keeping It out of
the hands of Americans, has not been
One fact, however, looms up large:
New York city does not seem to be In
anv danger of a food shortage with the
warehouses groaning under the weight
of $38,496,742 worth of foodstuffs
(wholesale prices, too) found In a four
weeks- investigation. The annual food
bill of the great city Is said to be In
the neighborhood of 11.000.000,000, fig
uring prices at retail. This allows lies
for each man, woman and child.
The fact that there is $1,000,000 worth
of sugar In storage in the metropolitan
district in these days when sugar Is
hardly to be bought at all In grocery
stores Is Interesting In Itself.
The existence now of $3,294,434 worth
of cold storage eggs In and around New
York Indicates the likelihood that Arthur
Williams, the Federal Food Administra
tor for this city, was not far wrong
when he said that nobody ought to pay
more than 40 rents a dozen for storage
eggs at the retail store.
German Holdings Xot Known.
It waa reported two weeks ago that
the Government had then seized $2,600,
000 worth of copper, steel, oil and metal
owned by Germans, and thst there were
vast stores of cotton. Wl copper,
metal, leather, oils, chemicals and other
war necessaries In this country which
Germans had purchased before the out.
break of the war. Just how much of the
$35,449,028 worth of metals, cotton, &c,
inventoried In the warehouses of the
metropolitan district belongs to the Ger
mans could not be learned, and there Is
no way of guessing.
The search by the secret service men
will be countrywide. They are investi
gating the small out of the way storage ,
places as wen as tne Dig plants, uncie
Sam haa made up his mind to find out
Just what he has on hand for use In the
future, and he Is going to make a cleaa
Job of It
Thus far. It Is said, he has Just
scratched the surface.
RICH TO PROTECT CONSUMERS,
Food Admlnlsrator Appoints Com
tnlttee to Serve Without Pay.
Arthur Williams, Federal Food Ad
ministrator for New York city, expects
that much of the expense of the food-i
administration work here will be borne
by patriotic Individuals who wish ta
help lighten the financial burdens o
Uncle Sam. He has named a finance
ommlttee. composed of some of the best
known men in the city, who have prom
ised to support him tn hie undertaking of
conserving the food supply and protect
ing the consumer against unfair prac
tlcea In time of war.
Mr. Williams will begin to-day to com
plete the local organization through
which he expects to carry out his work.
He will appoint committees representing
wholesalers and retailers In the various
trades nnd will have bureaus of com
plaints, Investigation, public Information,
Ac. Ills headquarter will be In the
T'Jdlsnu Company's building at 124 East
Fifteenth -Meet Augiistln McNally.
who did Hi" publdty work ilurlng the
food rard pledge campaign, 1ms been
made chief of Uio public information dl
MUTES ESCAPE FIRE;
Two Hundred Leave Building
Fire In the boys' dormitory on the second
floor of a elx story brick building at 904
1exlngton nvenue a dormitory In which
100 deaf' mutes sleep threatened the
building and perhaps the live of the
Inmates at B ;30 o'clock yesterday after
noon, but waa extinguished promptly
with slight loss and no confusion, thanks
to the coincident vigilance of Superin
tendent Tavlor Harris and Policeman
Murray of the East Slxty-.-eventh street
The building Is occupied by the As
sociation or Improved Instruction of
Deaf Mute. It is believed that a former
Inmate, a deaf mute now about 20 years
o!d, who was arrested and convicted of
stealing overcoats four years ago,
started the fire out of revenge. The
police are working on that theory, aa
the oulh was seen In the bulldng less
than half an hour before the blate. His
Identity Is withheld pending arrei t.
Smoke coming from a second story
whitlow on the Sixty-eighth street side
of the building attracted the attention of
Policeman Murray, who turned lit nn
alann before hurrying Into the building
(o nrotiso the Inmatos and render first
file fighting aid. Simultaneously, It ap
pears. Superintendent Harris smuke
coming from beneath the closed door of
a locker room. When Murray arrived on
the wene Harris was playing a hand ex
tinguisher Into the room, which 1 little
more than a closet. The arrival of a
fire company'ended the danger.
HOTELS RAISE PRICE
OF PET DOG MEALS
Chopped Jleat Up From 20, to
75 Cents,.and Shin Rones 50
Cents at Majestic.
The managements of several hotels
have devised a scheme which they hope
will prevent guesta from stuffing pam
pered pets now kept In kennels In hotel
basements, and thus add to the saving
They have fixed prices of food for
dogs at about the same figure as food
tor guests and believe that this conser
vation remedy will result in less over-,
feeding of Sets, which will be a good
thing for theadogs.
Copeland Townsend, manager of the
Hctel Majestic, announced yesterday
that chopped meat, which formerly cost
20 cents a portion for dogs, will now be
75 cents. Shin bones, which are very
valuable on account of the war, he said,
will be 50 cents, and hot milk will b,i
Other lutels. In order to discourage
"le overfeeding of canines, are follow
ing the Majestlc's example.
August Nulle, chief steward of the
Waldorf-Astoria, said yesterday that
"meatless Tuesdays" at the hotel have
resulted In a saving of between 5,000
and 6,000 pounds of meat a week, or at
the rate of 286,000 pounds a year; and by
the conserving of wheat on "wheatless
Wednesdays," when the hotel serves
nothing made of wheat, but uses corn,
buckwheat, rice and bran flour wherever
possible, wheat flour Is saved at the
rate of 365 barrels per year.
' Inasmuch as all the principal hotels
In the city are observing these special
days It Is apparent that, the total
amounts of meats and wheat that are
being saved will be a mighty help to the
country's fighters and the Allies.
Refuses to Use Young Animals.
"Our first thought in conserving meat,"
said Chief Steward Nulle, "was to save
it at Its origin by refusing to use
joung and Immature animals. There la
small food value in baby lamb, suckling
pig, baby turkey, &c., so we eliminated
these Items from our bill of fare.
"A suckling pig weighs about twenty
pounds and will make from twelve to
fourteen portions such as we serve at
the Waldorf. The same animal, allowed
to grow to I'OO pounds, will serve a great
many moro persons wfth a great deal
more wholesome food. The same argu
ment applies to baby lamb.
"In this hotel we normally use as
many as twenty-nvc sucming pigs ana
forty baby lambs a week. I estimate,
therefore, that by allowing this number
to grow- to maturity we effect an even
tual saving In this one Instance of .from
6,000 to 8,000 pounds of meat a week."
The executive committee of the Na
tional Housewives League has begun a
drive to demand a low price for Thanks
giving turkeys and a low price for cold
"The refusal of the housewife to buy
these products last year produced a
heavy carryover and there are now In
the freezers hundreds of thousands of
turkeys and cases of cold storage eggs
which must come out within the next
two weeks," says Mrs. Julian Heath, the
national president, and fellow members
of the committee in a call to league
Best Storage Egga at 42 Cent.
"Cold storage eggs will never reach
the "dollar a dozen' mark predicted
months ago," continues Mrs. Heath,
"That was a move for Inflation of price.
Begin drive at 42 cents a dozen max
imum for fancy storage eggs. Other
grades much lower. See that the law is
strictly complied with after the mark
ing and grading and nvnlng from stor
age. Continue educational campaign
regarding value of storage eggs.
"Report at an early date price you
are paying and we will contlnuo a
downward pressure until the bottom Is
Michael Frledsam, president of R.
Altman A: Co., who represents the re-
tall .merchants of the State In Ihe Fed
eral Food Administration, has carried on
such an energetic campaign that more
than 500,000 retail merchants have been
spreading the doctrine of food conserva
tion. These, men have shown an eager
ness to help Uncle Sam In every way
possible, Mr. Frledsam said yesterday.
They have used much advertising space
in urging the publlo to prevrnt waste
and to save foodstuffs, and also paid for
much advertising to boom along the
Liberty Loans. Over 1,000,000 food sav
ing posters have been distributed by Mr.
Frledsam among the merchants.
Although John Mitchell, State Food
Commlsloner, has taken a prominent
part In the national conventions of the
American Federation of Labor and Is a
delegate to this year's meeting, he will
be missing when the convention opens in
Buffalo to-day, Mr. Mitchell said yen-
terday that while he la deeply Interested
In the problems to be discussed at Buf
falo, the food situation In the State will
compel him to remain at his New York
500 IN SANGER OF MEASLES.
Camp TJpton Men Inspected on
Arrival at Georgia Station.
- Sptdat PeipatcK to Tna Sex,
ATtJtNTA, Nov. 11. Camp Gordon this
afternoon received 600 select men from
Camp Upton at Yaphank, N. T. Just
before the troop train arrived a telegram
was received stating that the men had
been exposed to measles, so they were
met by a corps of medical officers and
Hach man was thoroughly Inspected
;ind all who showed any signs of de
foplng meaales were transferred In
ambulances to the base hospital, whi-tu
they will be Isolated pending results.
Cardinal Appoints the Tiev.
Philip J. Maprrnth as He
tor of St. Britfd's.
FATHER DUFFY RELIEVED
New Pastor to Remain in
Charge of West St. Mission
Where He Won Fame.
As a reward fpr faithful services per
formed as head of the Catholic Seamen's
Mission on West street Cardinal Farley
has appointed the Rev. Thlllp J. Ma
grath, reclor of St. Rrlgld's Roman
Catholic Church, Eighth street and Ave
nue n. The present rector, the Rev.
Thomas F. Duffy, has been relieved of
the posr because of 111 health nnd Father
Magrath becomes Irremovable rector.
Father Mngr.iUi, however, will remain
In charge of the mission on West street.
Cardinal Farley being of the opinion
that the stocky priest. is capable of man
aging both .positions.
Father iMagrath's appointment to the1
rectorship of a well known church such
as St. Rrlgld's after eleven years of
service ss a priest in the New York
arcnciiocese Is welcome news to his
many friends. Hut it Is even better
news to the longshoremen on West street
that Father Magrath will retain his posi
tion as head of the Catholic mission,
where he has done much to better their
condition since he assumed charge Just
ten years ago. It Is Justly claimed that
there Isn't a seafaring man tn the world
who is not acquainted personally with
or hasn't heard of Father Magrath.
.Nearly all the Roman Catholic seamen
wnen tney toucn at tnis port bend tneir
steps in the direction of the mission and
the welcome sign Is always out for
Known sub the- Fighting Priest
Probably there Is no moro Interesting
character In the entire archdiocese than
Father Phil Magrath. the "Fighting
Priest," aa he Is known from one end of
the archdiocese to the other. His prowess
as a fighter for all that Is right and
proper, literally speaking, Is especially
known In the region In which his mis
sion Is situated. Ten years of battling
with the thugs and gangsters who Im
agined that they were going to cow this
catnoiic priest the same as they had
private citizens has made his name ono
to be conjured with in the region.
Principally through the expert use of
ins nig fists and brawny arms he has
shown these thugs nnd gangsters their
place and now the neighborhood Is safe
for the seamen who wander Into It. But
If It hadn't been for the efforts of Father
l.n.(l.lk. .1 1 ..! ,n ...... ..... I - ...
"in lilt Ul.kltU, lU-UHf . HI i J no Ull
safe for one not well protected.
Besides using his fists to good advan
tage when the occasion demanded Father
Magrath has an enviable reputation as a
life saver. On more than one occasion
he has plunged Into the dark waters of
the Hudson to save life. In May, 1914,
he saved George Cortlses from drowning
In tae Hudson: In September of the same
year he saved the life of a woman
bather, Mrs. George J. C.unther, at
Woodland Beach, Staten Island, and in
March, 1916, after finishing vespers in
the mission, he saved the life of Police
man John Connell, who had plunged Into
tne Hudson to rescue a Russian named
Resrned Many From Fires.
But Father Magrath hasn't devoted all
his energy to saving tho lives of those
In danger of death In the water: he has
been Instrumental In saving the lives of
those on land a well. It Is a matter of
record that on February 16, 1914. while
out walking, the priest discovered a fire
In a boarding house at 5 Weehawken
street. When Informed that the premises
were occupied by a number of sleeping
sailors. Father Magrath rushed Into tlx1
building and carried out four, who had
been overcome by pmoke. At tho same
time he awakened eleven otlurs. It is
also to Kle credjt that he has saved from
serious Injury two women who had at
different times been attacked bv mad
father Magrath lias devoted consider
able time and energy to the betterment
of the neighborhood in which his mission
Is situated. He has been particularly
active In bringing to Justice those who
have made a practice of selling cocaine
and other narcotics to seamen. At one
time this trade flourished along West
street, but since the "Fighting Priest"
became active the trade has been more
or less unprofitable. If seamen want
narcotics they now have to look for them
Father Magrath Is a native New
Yorker, a graduate of Manhattan Col
lege and was ordained at St. Joseph's
Seminary In 1906.
NEW CLUE IN JERSEY MYSTERY
Bloodstained Aie Found In Casa'a
Home In Fatrrson.
A small axe, showing traces of blood.
was found yesterday In the cellar of the
house at 7" East Twelfth street. Pater
son, . j., where Stephen Casa lived,
and In which the detectives believe he
was killed. There was nothing In the
cellar to show that It had been the
scene of a murder and the whole sleuth
force agreed that Paterson's headless
murder mystery had Its solution In find
ing out what was done In the bathroom
of the house on the day when Casa Is
believed to have passed his last day
The seven persons who are detained
by the police, Including Kmanuel Cata
lona, brother-in-law to the murdered
man, remained In their cells all day. No
effort was made to get theni to amplify
me stones iney naa already told. To
day a fresh start will be made with the
examination of the persons held.
Photographs of the Interior of the
house and portions of the walla of the
bathroom constituted the material Items
that the detectives took away during tho
day. The detectives said that Mrs. Casa
and Mrs. Catalpna, who arc sisters and
who re b0t, rTem a witnesses, ran, If
they w-II. tell of family contentions that
T JZ.,",K Delwe'"
They are quite sure that Casa was
killed In the bathroom of his house and
that the headless body was taken di
rectly from that place to tho lot where
It was found. The body will be burled
Tuesday. Capt Tracy of the detective
force will have his physicians take a
final look at It to-day.
35 CAR BLOCKADES EACH DAY.
Vehicles Blamed for Obstructing
Traffic on City Streets.
Cans of the New York Railways Com
pany are delayed on an average thirty
five times a day by vehicles blocking
the tracks, according to n report Issued
yesterday, In Peptember 945 delays, av
eraging eight minutes each, were traced
to this source. The total number of de
lavs nf Ave minutes or mar. I. i-h-a. nB
3, 80S, of which 2.44B were due to causes
over which the company hnd no control.
The report calls attention to the grow -
lng use of car tracks by truckmen Bnd
automobile drivers, with tin- resulting
lncrene In both delays to street car traf
fie and accidents.
The Sun Calendar,
For eastern New'
Jersey, fair to-day and probably ti
.1 , .""uKiaie south
U'lnriV hmn hi. .... ..1.1. vuu)
winds, becoming variable.
Tor Sow Ungland, fnlr tn .l.n- ... .
morrow i llltl. rhsnae .L?"4,'1
eentl to moderate wier i". tur'
In this city the day wn, r)r, with,!..,,,
hnge of temperaluro, win, I, frei .0
er, corrected to resti tn tei 1, .
liaromelfr 3" II
Wind direction N'oiih
T.le temperature in this r 1 1
as reiroded by tho nnicml limn, met
I...W., It, IMC MIlllPACll miM"
A. II ... I
1 l. M .
2 '. M
V A. M...41
10 A.M. ..44
Jt A. M...4
12 M (1
12 m r,i
S K M .
4 1'. it .
b 1. II .
' M ,1i
I'J I' XI 4
. ,, I'll 1JU
r, r M... ii t,
: l' -M .! J,
1 Ml. I , '
1 P. M....65
lllh..t I. . '? ..
J.u-t- temperature, 40. at 4 , u
Average temperature. 4.
Observations yesterday at t'nile,! .
Weather Bureau stations showlnr atmo.ph.rie
conditions in Iho various cities
tenm. Winrl in- nl.
A.l.nllA r-l. a w ' ' 11 "
The following stesmshlps irrlred nt .Mimtie
ports In the twentj-.four hours ernled at met
Anglo-Mexican (Br.) Ouster Vlrelind Urn I
CsclQUe tAm ) Imrerojal (Br )
Carpathis (Br.) Mahopae (Br )
Chicago (Ft.) Norfolk (Am.l
B f 1 1 e h 1 a Tergottl Pendragon Cutis (Br )
(Greek). Penguin fAm.)
S Oapltsn (Am.) SllreTshell (Am )
Frednes (Nor.) Somerset (Am )
United States Coast and Geodetic torrer
Son rises B:37AM Sun eta :UrM
Moon rlaes 4 -.32 A M
HIGH WATEtl THIS PAY.
Sandy nook. .5:37 A M Gov tslan.l. 05AM
Hell Cite 7:55 A M
LOW WATEIt THIS DAY
Sandy Hook. 12:00 A M Cor. Islan.l .S.WAK
Hell Gate S:0S A M
Canadian Club, dinner. Hotel llhtmor.
Hotel men's exposition, Grand L'tntnl
Palacs. all day.
Business Women's Club, meetlnc, Cen
tral Branch Y. V. C. A., Lexington an
nuo and Fifty-third street, S 1'. M.
New York City Federation of Women 1
Cluba. hoard meeting, Hotel A. tor, 10 A M
Natlonnl Hound Tuble, buslnns. meet'ri,
Hotel Astor, i I'. M.
Clio Club, meeting, Hotel Astor. 2PM
Flower Hospital Auxiliary, menlnr. Il
tel Astor. 1 P. M.
American Pharmaceutical Aeaocla'jnn.
meeting of New York brunch. 11; uer
Slity-elghth itreet, S:30 P. M.
Daughters of Ohio, meetlni, WaiHorf, i
Certified Public Accountants, me-tini,
Waldorf, s P. M.
New York City Mothers Olub. Wald;r!,
S P. M.
Mnrland Eoclety, meeting, Waldorf, I
Ohio foclety, meeting. Waldorf, r M
Association of Women Principal.. v:.
dorf. 4 T. M.
Harlem Philharmonic Society, W'ii4-r.'.
11 A. M.
Official Government moving p!ctu--j ef
United Stales war activities, UiturM
Church of Harlem, Ixlngton nveni. ail
123d street. 8:30 P. M.
Society of Medical Jurisprudent free
ing, 17 Wet Forty-third street, f ' M
Metropolitan Opera House, ep-n e " pr
Horse Show, Madlnon Square ler
Sir Ueorge Reld speak, a P- tek n in
atltute. Academy of Mus! '. -1
Marine Inaurnce Club, m.etins. Wi'.
dorf, P. M.
W. H. Davis Memorial Pre In1uarr!iJ
School, benefit fair. Waldorf nil da
Clothing wile for ben-tlt of the m .e'a
school of the Kaat Side House ff-tt'e-i.ent,
68 Knst Klfty-nlnth street, all da
Interdenominational mass meetlnr Cir
nerl Hall, 8:1S P. M.
Ilutgers alumni, committee metl-ic Hn
tel McAlpln. 2 P. M.
Congregational Club of New Yorlc Hatel
McAtpln. 6 P. M.
PUBLIC LECTURER TO-NIGHT.
"The Violin Through All Perlol."
Mrs. Dora m. Shnfer, Washington l' i
High School, lnlng place and Slx'ee-ni
"The American Virgin llands" h V.i
Waldo Miner. P. fs. 3. Iludaon uni Cr
"Direct Government Through ritiie-r"
bv Prof. William H Guthrie, p s !(.
156th street and St. Nlcholns llenie
"The Pj rentes'' by G.irrett P
P. K. S9. 22S Bail Klfty-seien ttreel
The Iarlslatlve Department " ! M'm
Jennie M. Davis. P. S. 62 Hester nnl Nor
"Hugo nnd Lee MI.-raM ' bv P'"?
Christian Gauss, P. S 1C5. ::i Wct IMth
"The Jjind of the Hellas the rirl's'i -f
the South." bv I rt Stour'iton II "i.
Pilgrim Hall, rifty-slxth street an1 rtr.it
"A Trip Through Cuba bv MeMi T
Conic. St Columns Hill 341 West TenT
fifth slr-M Illustrate
"The Orient: the New Werttnr ee
and West," bv Or l.onl. 1' W'
Morris Itlch School. IS6D1 ' et "
ton mart. The Bronx
"The Connuese of the rveron - o-
bv Aie Hull Fish r S 4 '-'h e-ee.l
near nrlggs avenue Th Bronx I "
"The American Goi-rnm-ni
Franklin rtn.a, P s in p.rvrt 1
near 172d .tre.f Th Ttrx T -ei
"The Submarine" Mtillan '.,-t r r'
Vlneenso Slnll. P S !? nh s'ee.t
Second aenue lllustritei
WOOD FAVORS SOLDIER FUST.
Commends Effort tn Itnl.e SI, ono,.
OOO Here for Iterreiitlon.
Major-Gen. Leonard Wood ha -'"
the committee engaged In ral'rt
' York city's quota of the. J 1 nno r '
K'amp Community Serx-lco Kund .1 l'r
. pointing out the Importance of t' wk
I to which this money will bo r.- tf4
j Clen. Wood said ;
j "In order to be good so!d'e- "n
must be clean mentally, m r.' a-1
physically and nothing win rnf-Mte
thereto so much as good surr.v .1 '
1 wholeomo entertatnment nnd re. -es-
tlon. In my opinion this rat,:.s e,
with frnlnln tn ere.il. nn cft ert
"I hope your financial cam: 'P" ''
be a great success, and nin sur
when the people appreciate no- 01 i !"
necessity for, but the value ' ',"r
work, they will respond libera y t" v
A luncheon of 300 bmdne.s met it
the McAlpln to-day will mark
newal of the campaign to . b'.i'i ' "
city's ll.OOO.OOn quota. lie i ki.i""
have been moved from ISO Hrn.v' "
Five Injured In Motor fp-et.
Hr(eM f)rrilM lo Tns -
Wi.iiiK-ivrov.- V .1. Nov 11 le '"
Inn , nn.. anrtthor miitnr Cir .1'
Vmlnn ran Info tllA nther m.lrVn" If!
tnat eitntMl nf til nun llllt, h W.li 1-4"
turned. Ills wife's skull wn fra ' ."1
1 his slater suffered a broken h'p ' 1
1 of his children were serlu'y 1
1 Hrlcker also was badly bun T r'
lured are In the Kasmn hosplta'
- l nn hope for Mrs. Hrlcker'J iecc t ) '
I held out
which was del eloping In the nu i j"' iff
gave little or o -vln.nre nf ,tor ,
jesterils). There was .erne rlou lin.,- '.
a fw scattered hers l ,,nV "
Pisces of the rental mtr .,,,1 , 'Tu
The pressure was falling en.t if K.,..
to the Atlantic const, u..t , ,.n"I' .'
the Northwest, where It wi, c,','j
colder. It was warmer In rmt 5,