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THE SUN, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, l&iS.
ATLANTA LINES UP FOR CANDLER TRIAL H,vor fiiitl H'nca Cola' King Will Press CUnrffr Against Mrs. Jlirsrh. .,,S IIKR BLACKMAIliEH IIp2cs Sho liPiiliuiiU'd $500,- OftO hikI That Scene in His Office Was Framed lTp. iniTi. i5a Feb. IN- Atlanta I' .rimMInc fur ticket to the approach- .rmlVlltlOll Itiulaatcrt ny .Mil U. jpdlfr, I'uc.i rol:i VtlniT, hanker, nky-r-ifr owner, philanthropist, and Major ,,i'n-l Mrs. Marcaret Hlrjch, a Itcd orlT. anil .1. W. rook, sports ,1 and Hilly Sunday trail hitter, for '.isn.il. wlilfh will upon III court Ufjnesilay Judeo Hen Hill, who will .. t !(. r.nf, Is heliis boslcKi'd uy hun iSf fit Atlnntans if all decrocs for tried scats in the. trlil rooms, and ,1; Ir.terci' Is at the highest pitch. ru. Ia .,i-ilnt Ml. f:ltlil1fr. who is ..tinier! .i" h ,,rMl cltUen of Atlanta n4 tl.o South KCiicrally If It Is plot lolled an attempt, on th" part of Mrs. Hiti'ii to extract ISIM.OOO from the r Ul.nill!n.ili- as Ih- result of a i.. I.. ,.Mlr i.t1ei-p,l In ll.'ivp linf-ll ,-rr.i' ",' - w,irt d ! "Handsome Hill" Cook. The I iipitur" i "ppo-unr unni)i si v.tr i l ii,t Mm Hum.'. i will answer M "I'aiitllor h ,(ll.'Kiitlonn of blackmail! ontetidins tnal alter nm nirair m i office hi attempted to offer her the -i of fjO" noft lo leave town and tie- v-1 her huMiand. TM prominence of the parlies to the mi and the nature of the charges lias ff the war news on the bark pane for Jaunts, and the rush for scats at the wrt room In lh Criminal Courta Build l r-rnmlfM to outdo any theatre rush n re i enl, 'Inch Sympathy .Aroasad. Mr C'ldlct'i lonjr list of benefactions i"i c.ty where ho tnado his fortune, r'ces'iueil lilsh standing In the world ;v(ty anil his rliarKo that he has wr. Uif vutlin of a carefully itrrausrid f it llhcl his reputation have aroused 4 i-pat deal of public s.vmpathy. Jlrj lllrsrh, cav, attractive, with a irw: following In society circles for work for the lied ( rofi and other iMiC matters, Is rcrdvliiR dally con 'nccs in her cell and does not appear ti at all dismayed by the situation f.if has been spendlns the davs of her irreratmu while waiting; tilnl knlt- t-t for the soldiers and Is Klven to trrinjj mil) iMiiiunj n niiir nriK'ocn t Cnrrer Where You Are," as flic en- tains visitors in the flower banked Rith Mr. Hlrs,'h and "Handsome ' ' 'oo. w!ii appears to be a, friend o' Mr and Mrs. Hlrscli. nml who lijccl in im.ithcr wo.nl of the jail, Me ef'ised proffers nf ball iop?atedl. v.; ind a little s-en-wtlon for himself '.ittlr.i: the trail In thorouKhfromir 'ift-.on at the tl.ne of tlio Hilly Sunday unl. and li sists that he l.as never .rayed from that trail since. Mr. Cnndler'a Side of Cnec. Th s'ory tolil bv lr. Candler's at- !yrfs is ns follows: Mr Candler becamo acquainted with J!i llirscn last September, during the tj . r(,s drho m which tho Hniiucler i "D h interesteil. On 1'ehruary 4 'Ir l.vh came to hi otlicc an fhe H 'Iimi.i on previous occasions in order .k.i:--s some features of afioua c camp.ilsi' beinif pushed In the ri At'-- being seated Jlra. Hirsch n.ed y! There's a man at the win- s i 'Jrrcil a'O'.tnd," said Mr. Candler. 1 Hi no one. and suggested that na robably a window wa-sher." N- Mrs illrscli Insisted, 'it was I sea dieted white man." V s. Mr Cnndler upaln turned to - ndow. While his face was tumed, t vrdu z io Mr. Candler's allecatlon, Jl ll.rsch hid iniprovl the oppor- . ti remove hat and coat, to dls irre hi'i bloiiKo and to move toward t-t dei' t this critlcnl moiiient the o- fie-v "pen and In rushel "Hand- f It" who tooic in the situation r a nl.inre "Ah ! Our lifhteous "jor' iVkj'k n reported to have ex- i xd I su.ivrted mischief." paid the Coca Va ifini;., "and at once hurrlud from t" -onrn to th'j office of my son, Asa todler. ,lr, which is located on the !.r Mnw ' On returning almost im rtj itei wi'h his on, he found I'ook se aid Mrs Ifirech hastening from "iiI'llr.B Hon the Deinand Crrvr, T om point developments followed -l and fast, financially spcnUlntr. He rnr.ir.f uli'i a rrodest demand for caah W fur iiei Molding $3,(100 a yfsir, 'is Hi-., h, accordlnit to Mayor Cand- '.nied li. coolly cquejtlus as pay- r' fer atlenro that the Major settle ' her he sum of JJOO.OOO. 'lidiTiim the iihllanthroplc work of .mtl i-r. sue Is renorted to have ' ' Forrtft Adair, who acted as agent 1 -u'tii. Mrs Hirich and Cook on rec a 'He pie fl.O0O,00U to Emory Vnt "i .i d he otielu to be clad to get 'li ni f tiat to me." Mrs. Hlrsch nair.ed that she would need fully that "re a to onntlriue tho charitable enU'r- " n wh i ho was ensaKed, and Uror l.a p irat an Atlanta ireai her consulted In recti rd to its expending "k. howeer. mado no personal do- "H for tnr.ney On the i-ontrao-, h" iiwrted h'nielf to bo a great friend of """ti, the husband, nml was onlv :i"juj t-t Mrs. HifK.ii be paid well IH r-OTipt.y m order to eel her out of '" ai.d na from a man who was ' i it p n. for Iwr "I uei to bo a ti hira in- ' s.inl 'ilandsomu Hill" In ''Tins o h past l.fe, "but I Kaw the ot t ,ij duly Sunday meetings and M 'he sawdust trail. 1 have been on 't f't-ve e et s.nre " I'rrfrrreil (i SI- In .fall. ''Ufa ( imhclmciit by tho (liand Mr? j rt, .i and Cook bve been eied "i -hi, Tuuer. hailnir eon.si)t- tM rrfn .ft. I t . .i. ........ . ui.i i l inu lining rj of I,., i w. ,., ,,,. i)PP repeat. ' "ade i,, f.-i. nds Tho two defend Q i.a a a. f aeru each other since arrtt M. i it m the piescncc of "tl. ,., lr., rcmalna in her in the hospital ward, while Cook I., tunu al!ing up and down oi.idr-. of the Jjl smoHilig lirnt.-.- ..r ,, Urge black briar pipe. 1) 1H li putl... .,,,,1 trl.jl erence made lo money In the entire mat ter was made by Mr. Adair, itc-tliic for Mr. Candler, when Ihey offered Id pay Mrs. Hli sch $:J0 monthly for life, Thin offer was made on tho coudltlon that she write a Iritnr to btr litnUind In which Mio was to statu that she bad been tin true to lilm without naming iho man In . tho cae, that sho was leaving Atlanta I forcer, and that It would bo useless for I f Ii'IiioIiii Wtilmv Will him lo nttempt to follow or find her. ' 1,1 11 s 01 UlgU'l U I.HOW III "Of course," says J. It Hedcood, nt tirney fur the ilefenoe, "Mrs. Illrsdi te. fused to accept this ptopos.il. She In formed the other side In the rase that she would not consider dtuppliiu out of ber hin,band's life. In llils or any I manner; that she loved her IttU'b.uul and KI SIIAKK IS JSIM ,(M7,(7 1 always would, regardless of any action he or any other inlg-ht take, and that i - s - until he himself asked her to leave, ,, . , . ,, . .. , ,, after having been loM all there was to, llclliaillllCI' (if MSl 1 1 0 1.1 1 II rs BINGHAM ESTATE TO : 1 FIGHT KENTUCKY TAX Kesisl PavnionJ of $;j,000, 000 Levy. her, she would not leave Is ill Trust Rind Left U I'irsl llusliuiid. ei.(l dnwl'' lu Til It Sl r.KMNHToN, l , J'eh. 24. Tnc. ad- tcll about him. "Mil. Illisc'.i neer Intended to make , any demand for money, and this refer ence to the piinolpal which has been tepresentcd In MalumcnU from Iho olher ' side as an attempt at blackmail lo the tune of $('0,ooQ as mr rc1 Inrl- llptlt.l In file rniilui-agllnii Ihit rnlt,....n.l 1 Ihelr offer of n life annuity to her h mliililrutors In Kentucky of the eslato felt that the sum ought to be laigo In , of Mis. Robert Worth Hliiglmm, widow view of the fact that the conditions spo- of Henry M. Flagler, will not pav the rincc' ori'icr ,2? ' IMOO.OOO inhet.tance lax to be .lahned liectlon.s In life, wviild lnvul tno drop- 1)1 Knlucky without a fight They un plug out fioin the world that she knew I bounced to-day they reseried the right a llfetlnio of hiding and a gradual sink- lu ,tCst any action brought by the In-s In tho social fabric." ! ... , , ., ' ' , Mate to ( olle.'t. Ilrr ! l.lfr n Mystery. Ailditljn.il (lgure.s obtained to-d.i con- One of the nosterlous features of the cernlng ihe estate sliow Mrs. Ulnshain's case t the apparent difficulty In un- j peryonal estate to he worth JI,07,67I. me,hl,li,d0u'h.'!,i,,i',r'- nuX"f VT h" th e.tale of Henry M. Flagler, life. She Is absolutol) silent on the I .... 7 . subjeot, and her husband. Jlerman . , her first husband, held In trust Is valued llirsc'i. an Insurance man. professes to- at J3 t.'.'o 1. 33:!. (4. tal Ignorance of his wife's past with the The statement of Mrs. Hltujiham's es slnglc exception of the statement that . . , , ., . , . she was a Miss Alien when he married u,e no a1""1"' 0I rtaln leal her This, however, appears to be an estate in New York, Florid and North error, as. Information from .Miami, Da., 'aroll'i.i. as It Is exempt from Kcutuck Identifies Mr. fllr'h with Mrs Mar- State lnherll.mc taxation. The oilier Caret Jackson, divorcee, who pnivltms properties weto valuetl as follows lo her m.iril.ice to Mr. Hlrsch was em- Tangible iropert., New Voik, Flor da plnveil as a bookkeeper bv ,i prominent and North Carolina. '-Os.SSU . tangible Jewelry rlmi In the Dorlda city cJ 'proper! NVw York alone. I"7,.iiii. In- Jlr Hlrsch, who as out of town at langllilo proper!. New Yoik, SlO.Snl- the time of his wife's auest, Is ex tremely nervous and upet by Iho shuck, lOlliougb he makes it plain that he' will stand by his wife to Hie end and asks that the public suspend Judgment on her until she shall have had a fair trial In the courts, nut he continues to observe tho utmost reticence both In regard to his previous domestic relations and to the rlicumstanccs surrounding his court ship and martlage. All of which holds public interest at the highest pitch. She Won't Ulspns Cook. black hair, dark c.es and a iiulck, at tractive smite A ready laugh dlspln the keen sense of humor "that has often saved inc." she s.ijs her cell nt the Tower she whiles sii.i' the hours hv ,S27 LI , tangible property In 'Kentucky. $."i77.V-M. and intangible properly in Kentucky, $ 1,1 2S. OS. The Fkigler estate In tiust. with de duct 'ons of market reduction of stock value, Is placed at 34.2S4,33i.:.4. In the tangible property lists of Mts. Bingham's estate are large Items for Jewelry, furs, automobile. Ac., Including a private railroad car valued at 12.'i.09l. The report shows money deposits of $1, 1.10,357 lu places other than Kent tic sr. The valuation of Mr Hlngham'i bond? boforo the perienta; leductlons arc Mrs. Illrsi-h Is a small woman, with made for maiket vauatloiis. Is $S,B7S.- 3K?, while under tlt'llnr conilllioiiti the slocks listed are to n total of J32,. "1:17.272 The Flagler trust stocks agKieirate in,0s7,"39, while tho bonds and securi ties total J21. 520.722 Also lis-ted Is knitting for the vnhliru -a cell whnre'eash of 31.030, 3'JS and accounts teculv bars nto almost hidden by th floweia.able of 31,001,129. The principal Item banked against the window, tlowers sent under tho heading of bonds ate the by sympathetic fiiend. "When I look bonds of the Floiid.i Kast Co.ikt Hall at them," tnid the little woman, "I think I way Company, which are lined to ,i of Hilly Sunday's favorite song 'Hrlghlen ) valuation of J21,fni0,000 The stocks the Corner Whetc You Are.' and 1 know ,) ,nii,, teil form a long string of now that corners can be htlghtened cyeti alco am,mnt.s In each cot .t athm lo"." named as Flagler trust holdings Mrs, lllrsih has refused to discuss the ! statement mado bv her husband to news- ' . paper men that Cook ! merely a casual BENTALL NAMED F0H OFFICE. acqualntauco of hla and not a friend. This fact has an Impnttant bearing , iipoih nvlallst lso the blackmail case, as cook gave bis close friendship with Mr Hlrsch us his lloUauMlUI and thr I. M. reason for Interesting himself In the .Minncapolis. Mltm Ken. 24.-.1 O affairs of Mrs. llltsch He j.iiblUly nnluH of Litchfield, .Minn, was lioml stated that he wished to get Mrs Hlrsch Iliitp(1 foI. Governor ami ieolutlops in out of Atlanta "be.aufe.be did not want 1 dorMn-,- the polities of the Huslan Hol hls friend Hlrsch living n ith fuch a Knevlkl wcro adopted at a conference of woman." the Stale Socialist partv here to-day - - , Hesolutlons pledging the ."report of Mln BARK ROBBER TAKEN HERE. Mnii W'niitril In ;hliiBo Is Cnp tnreil In Hrnnklyn. Patrick Donovan, who slipped out nf the hands of the Chicago police Us! week, Just as the trl.il of a band of robbers who made a spectacular raid Inst December Upon the Stockmen's Saving and Trust Hank In Chicago was about to Ixgln, was caught nt Johnson and Tlllary street late last night and locked up at lliooklyn Police Headquar ters to await extradition. The robber band that held up the batik got away with $ 10.300. They fled to t.lttte Hock, Alk. Dunuvau turned State's evideme and, having gained thr confidence of the police, was being kept by a rolilary guard at the llrlggs House In Chicago, awaiting the start of the trial, The policeman was Induced lo go away for a moment one night last week and when he did Donovan hutrled out of the hotel and Jumped Into an automo bile that wan waiting for him. Yesterday the Chicago police learned he had gone to Hrooklyn and Ihe tip was sent on to tho local police. Armed with n description of tho fugitive Detec tives Hroanau and Sullivan went look ing for Donovan last night and picked htm up within an hour. BLUE AND GRAY MEN READY FOR SERVICE Twenty-ninth Division Took- ing Forward to lfeeeipf nf j Orders to Sail. VAl'AXCIKX HKIXH FII.LKDI Special Efforts lining Made lo Insure Contentment Among Men. JERSEY CENTRAL TUBE LINK DOUBTED MeAdoo itegards Connection as Offering Too Many Difficulties. PLAN TO HONOR BILL SNYDER. Dinner nt Hotel Majestic lo He Wild Affair. Theatrical warthoues and storerooms alone Rroadway and in the neighbor hood of the Hippodrome am being ran sacked these days in M-arch of discarded animal costumes and makeups those of elephants, lions, camel, zebras and about everything else that his . living counterpart In the Central Pail; 200 Hill Snyder, keeper of the 700 for thirty yenis, is to utiie and this event Is to bo celebrated at a fum Hon at the Majestic Hotel cm M.ihIi 23. which I" heralded us the wildest uf wild affairs uesota Socialists to the 160 Industrial Workers of the World now under Indict ments In Chicago on charges of sedltl-m alt-o were adopted. Hunt ill, w ho tan on the Socialist ticket for (jovcrnor to vears ago, s under .-entetice of one year lu Jail on a charge of obstructing the draft and Is at liberty un bonds pending an appeal AVENGER SHOOTS WRONG MAN V".tliei 'H .tin . tlt81 ol ' 0 ,. '1 'he f ' e defendnnu makes any of ir.cr ilMiinctlv unumial 1'ft.siiig thtlr llbcity on is 1 I'o'ik unco Intimated feais 1- .' safety should he leave ..V.t ll., 1 If, u ,;"" bit t 0 Ijwyers for lh de- iei .1 general ttatetneni ' e 1 i. f ,;t t0 black. ' 'Pdlee The defendants him l that no demands I or 'uiiift ever weie nrtde ' 1 old; eitner to .Mi 1 1 of 1 In 11n.11 repi cuenl- II M ''. K Uiiilniiatlon Offered by Prisoner MI111 Wounds rnia Inspector. Ciiistbii, I'a. Feb. 24 William IVAiumilllfO. of 023 hMgemont avenue, an liibiiector at the Heminglon Arms UIU has seen the 7.00 grow from a small niant. was shot and seriously wounded group of monkey cages to Its present I,, the abdomen lecently by Joseph Pil proportlons, and due appreciation of Uura. of Ilavetlilll, Mass., It Is charged, this fact will be manifested by the ' pniaura was captured by Morris M. PMiedo animal celebrants at the forth- . Saoov Itz. who lumned ftoni the window coming dinner by toasting him and his of his newsstand and gave chase. eccentricities In vveallh of detail. Hrushlng' aside u pistol which he says Mayor Hylan and the city officials l'lllauia pointed at him. Sapovitz over will be thete. Among others vvhu are .powered the fugitive and delivered him Invited are N'athun Straus, "Hlg Hill 1 to the nollce. Kdwards, Tlwimas F. rtyan, Henry l..i- , pillaura. tlie nollce say. admitted he tham IMherty, Chsuncey M. Depcw,i,ad come to Chester lo kill a man who (iov. Whitman. William (Jrell. A ' ilph , hsd Insulted ills brother's wife, hut shot Ochs. Don Seltz, William RiS ph j the w rung person. Hearst, Charles !.. (iehrlng und 'ujjst . . fcjhire. In T10. Si Wasiiimitos, 1'eb. 21 -Hreause of the seilous llnamial an eiislncrilng difficul ties in the way there Is small possibility of connection between the Jersey Central terminal and the Hudson tubes In Jersey City at thl time. Kffnit Is lo be made hj the Kallroad Administration, however, to develop some plan by Khlch the same result of iiulck transportation under the Hudson for New Jersey residents going lo and from New York city may bo at- talned, j This is. In substance, the reply sent by Director-General MeAdoo to a letter from (lov Kdgc of New Jersey, urging a connection for the Jersey Central that would carry Its tralua Into New York city The Dlrector-lSeperal ald : "The Jersey Central Company haj always been averse to spending the necessary money to construct this ex tension, which, 1 may add, presents some very BM.it engineering' and oprtatliig difficulties, to say nothing of Ihe cost f the woik In view of the changed situation, however, due to ilovernment poivesslou and control of all the rail tcsids and the nppoi tunny now pre centesl of joint and common use of all tracks and terminal fa-dlitlns It nuv be IHisslble to develop some plan by which the desired remit could lw luiilevcsl In a different way Hum lh.it hcretofcue pro po"ed "This. Iiuvvever, teUire study and might involve u verv elaborate and j costly nut-face connection between the Imhirsr I existing .lerjtv Central lines and the rennsy iv aula llaliroad so as 10 bring Jersey Central trains lido Hie old I'enn xyh.uiiH Itallioad station hi Jersey City, where connection with thu tunnel sy lem could teadlly be made. "If these connections were found lo !e practicable both from an engtti'sMing and. financial standHiint It may b found that Ihe old Jetsev City station of the Pennsylvania llailrnail is not laige tnough to accommodate the additional burden that will lie thrown upon It, and that an enlargement of the station would not be practicable or possible." Mr MeAdoo savs the lallrnad execu tives In New York are making a thor ough sludv of Ihe whole terminal situa tion along the Jersev waterfront with a view- to bringing almut a more effective use of the Joint terminals of thu various companies for Ihe benefit of the public than has hin possible under .separate management. tlftrittl htufntii Id Tut Sis Cine Min'i.tt.t.AN, Annis-toN , Ala, I-'eh. 21. Incidents have been happening fa's! In Ihe Twenty. ninth Division dur ing the last week which Indicate that Ihe IllUc and dray soldiers are on the home stretch of preparation for service abroad. Tho enlisted man's dress has been tev olutionl7.ed : Major-den. Charles Mor ion saw his division for tho first time a a unit on tcvlew; the Fifty-eighth Hrlgade, after being piloted by .1 scries of leadem. has been given a commander ; orders have boon ( Issued to fill certain commissioned officer vacancies, every effoit is being made by unit leaders to Impress 011 the minds of Ihe enlisted per sonnel that an early move is possible, a "speeding mi" In Ihe plans to motoriie Ihe 112th Heavy Field Artillery pieces has been lu evidence, and a myriad 0 r.lhcr less prominent but equally sugges tive event" have lent emphasis lo the tisnnl ptevalenic of rumors In an army camp. Developnienis In general and the ap pe.vtance, of the Twenty-ninth Division as It passed lu review seem lo nay thai the Hlue and Uray Is ready for Iho big move which Is being eagerly anticipated by every man. Soldiers as a class get lest less and long for a change of scenery after several months in one place, and tho men of this command are no excep tion. They have been here for ovor ttvo months and they have been whlppodhjito fighting trim by a corps of experts who learned the war business In Kurope'a trenches Hrltlsh and French officers and non-commissioned officers who have Instilled a combination of science and enthusiasm Into the Anieilcan product. To-day every soldier of the Twenty -ninth presents tho nobby appearance which Is exp'cd lo chiracteiise the American foices "over there " Divisional orders havo been Issued requiring every ofllcer and enlisted man to habltuallv wear the leather chin strap with the campaign hat. There Is not an enlisted man in the division who is wearing anv thlug but the prescribed style of canvas legging, and the final touch of uniform ity has come In the divisional order set ting fortli an exact method uf lacing shoes. Major-irn. Morton Pleased. MaJor-CJen. Morton was notireahlv pleased with th" 11 pj .on la rice of his charges In the divisional tev lew. I'm fortuity In dress and cllHcipllne of the most eictinc i.illbro have been the es sential striven for by tne divisional commander, and he has accomplished both livery regiment of artillery, Infantry and engineers in the divLsion Is com manded bv a National Army officer, and the New Jersey Infantry nrigade Is the only brigade not In rhn of Na tional Army man. Hrig.-Oen. ltorry II. Dindholtr., formerly chief of staff of the Tnenty.Spventh 1 N. Y. ) Division at Camp Wadsworth, Spartanburg, was this vvei-k named to fill the vacated command of the Fifty-eighth Infantry Hrlgade. Ilrlg-ilen. Charleis W Harbcr of Stockton. N, .!., Is tho only National Uuard officer with a rank higher than Major holding n unit command nt the present time, most of the Colonels and I.louteiinnt-C'olnnels of the old National iluard having been sent to schools of Instruction, while the Hrlgadler-aetterals have been tripped up by phjuicat ex amining hoards. j The 112lh Heavy Field Arlllleiy. an exclusive New Jersey unit. uoius)sed of batteries fiopi Camden, Atlantic City, Kast Orange. MouUialr and Plalntlelil. Is awaiting Iho arrival of equipment with which Iho alx Inch guns will be motorized, and a short period of In struction on tho artillery ranges will then bo In ordet With Ihe Idea of 1 ecngnlr.lng merit snd rewarding soldierly conduct Major Hen. Morton lias inaugurated the com mendation letter practlco ami lo dale .lerseymen have come in for 11 lion's share of praise. The Iflllli Military Po lice, classed as one of tho bet-t units In Iho division, has been highly commended for Its activities'. Major Hnbart Hrown of Newnrk, N. .1., commands this unit, and the enlisted personnel i made up almost wholly of men from the old New Jersey cavalry squadron. The 114tli In fantry, headed by Col. Frederick Htrltr Inger, ,lr, formerly of Camp Dlx, and made up of the old New Jersey In fantry regiments from Patcrsnu und Camden, has been cited for excellence In the maintenance of lis transporta tion, Capt. Walter II. I.etdom of Cam den, the regimental supply officer, com ing in for special mentlou. Capt. Hugh M. Ctllesple of Jersey City, assigned lo Ihe 104th Engineers and one of the directors of Hie big post ex change work of the division, baa been commended for efficiency in Ihe l4th Unglneers Usihaiige .Irrsrv O dicers Commended. It is also a well known fact that Majot lien. Morton has been pleased with .he manner In which the divisional cnthi j martial work lias been conducted. This burden has been khquldercil largely by New Jersey comndssioned officers, who have exhibited rare ability as Jurists. I.iout.-Col. Henry tollman of Jersey City, formerly of the old Fourth Infantry, has been president of nevcra) boarda, and Capt. Harlan Wesson or Jersey City and l.ltit. l'etor Blone of Newark havo been Judge Advocate and Assistant Judge Advocate respectively of u number. Others who havo served in court-martial bodies are . Majors: Walter A. Mor ton of Trenton, and ('. Waller Shivers of Woodbury. Capts. Orvilje D. Oll phant and Harry M. Dlsbrow of Tren ton. John Kent ley of Jersey- City. John C Moore of Newark, Albeit A. P.lckctt of Ilalednu. William II. Krultboseh of Passaic, and Walter 1. Kaln of Cam den Some of these have served on gftieral eouit-martlals and others on special llvei y thing possible Is being encour aged by the commanding lieneral to make ceitstn of contentment among Iho enlisted men ti net lie is meeting with surptislng succetw. This lias been espe cially notlcable In recent weeks, when post exchange vaudeville entertainments by divisional troup, boxing tournaments, basketball leagues and novelty athletic events havo been keeping the soldiers within the tegimcntal area. Hvery tliiug nf a social, religious or athletic nature Is to ho found these nights lu the regimental post exchanges, and the Hlue mid fitay soldier Is rapidly gvttlng away fiom the practice of seeking vaiiety In Ilea thy towns'. Camp Mcliellan tois week raptured j the boxing championships of army , camps In Alabama, defeating a team from Camp Sheridan of Montgomery, Ala., by taking thre out of five svhe.d Ulul matches. Itltz Walters of Atlantic city, John Henry and Jameti Kelley of Kast Orange and a host of other skilled pugilists aru now taking part in Ihe preliminary trials designed to pick a representative team for the Southern A, A. U. championship to be held hi Birm ingham on March 1 and 2. The winners of the lllrtnlnghaui tourney will qualify for the national meet lo be held In Huston, Vacancies to He Filled. Thoraj are many commissioned ntllcer vacancies in the division and It Is ex- peeled that next week will bring recom mendations for Ihe appointment of u number of new Majors, Captains nnd Lieutenants. Divisional unlets have been Issued providing for the Immediate ' filling of f tier cent of Ihe open herds. mil ll Is roughly estimated that this means ton inen, ( Tho in 1 1 li nuglnecr Itegimetit, nil ex-1 elusive New Jeisey outfit, which is con sidered one of the crack units of the' iIvIfIoii, has only two of its original six company Captains. The teglment was funned with the New Jersey Kngl- neei- Haltallon as u nucleus nnd every-' Captain of tho old battalion has either! resigned or been relieved. Captain fleotge W Atulherori of Company C of Trenton resigned, and Captains Clif ford fl Woolson of Newark and How ard Keasbey of Salem have been re lieved nf the commands of Companies A and II respectively The second bat talion of the regiment w-ns formed by a combination of six infantry companies of the old New Jersey National (.iiatd, with Copts' Harry J Huillngton of Jei sey City, Orison M. Htird of l.eonla and Benjamin Day of Newark as company leadem, Hurlington's tesignation has been incepted and Day and Hurd are tho only two Captains now- with the regiment n.s company commander'. I.leuten Hits are serving temporarily as Captains, nml it Is piohablo that they will lis considered in I he select Ion of nriv captains. Among the latter class are ITtst I.leuts. Joseph c Flits of Mast Orange., Ftedeilck D. .Woodruff of .Sum nrvllln and Hc.ile M Sihnittckn- of Had dou Heights. Ill the lllltli and llllh Infant. v lirgt inents. the 11 Ith Machine ijim Hattaliou and the 112th Heavy Field Artillery, all New Jersey outfits, there are also nu merous vacancies. Tho 11 ith Machine (un Haltallon ban been without a Major since Arthur II. Mackie of Newark was relieved. Capt. Charles F. Silvester of Princeton has been temporarily In com mand, and he may bo considered for a Majority. With a view to keeping Birmingham I freo from soldiers of tho Twenty-ninth I Division not possessed of tho proper ere- I deutlals entitling them to be absent from, this camp a permanent detail of mili tary policemen has been stationed there III charge of Sergeant Warren O Holmes of Montclalr, N J. The men are for tho most part members of thu old New Jer sey cavalry Miuadrou now serving with 1 the 104th Military Police, and Major: Hohart Drown, the pmvost guard com-, inapder, who hails from Newark. N" .1 . has been In conference with thr civil authorities of Hlrmlugham with a view to willing out vice and reguiutlng con ditions In order to Insure the good con duct of soldiers who are glvin permission 1 to visit that place. I The 1 Ivil authorities have displayed a desire to coopeinte Willi the provost guards, and J Keece Murray of the bu reau of Investigation drpui tmcnt. fa tlonrd lu Birmingham, has sent the fol lowing letter of commendation to Mayor Hrown. referring especially to the activ ity of Limits. Lewis H. Hallantync of Mapbwood, N, J , nnd Heorge Hoffman of Somervllle. N. .1, who directed the original tiranup "I'ntll tho arrival of the.e men meiuheis of the army. 1 nmposed gen-J eraliv of the rougher element therein, j had grievously abuso-d the courtesy and' hospitality of numeritjs cllUens of thl city and hud brought tho army Into 111 repute. These two Voung olflcers and their men Instantly erased the stigma and brought tho uriny bndt Into the hearts and minds of the people, lifting it tu tho plane 011 which It I" naturally elevated, By the splendid personality of Ihcso two officers, their military dis cipline and Btern obedience to duty, lliey have done more to dignify tho army than anything that has occurred In Birming ham for many a day. I havte heaid many expressions of commendation from the city and county authorities and oth cts." Ueglnnlrig to-day tliete will be a week's tccess for nil divisional school- MsJoMlen, Morion has ordered this letup in order to give Hie French nml Uiltish Instructors a vacation and to afford Ihe various uirtts of Ihe division an opportunity lo organlie nn Instruc tion schedule fo.' tho special iii-pari ments of modem warfare PHONE OPERATORS TO VOTE ON STRIKE New Kngland Compan.v's Kin ployees Demand lfaise to Boston Hate. Boston, Feb. 24. Hepref'Miiativcs of thousands of operators employed by the New Kngland Telephone Company throughout New Kngland decided to-day to hold special meetings this week to vote 011 Ihe question of striking to ob tain vvnce incie.ises. The action was token .it h meeting if the joint exec-olive bo.itd of tile Tele phone Workers I'lilon of New Kngland at which delegates ftoni iho follow ng cities were 'present . Springfield. Lyon. New Hedrotil, I'all Klver, Taunton, Flichbuig, Salcin, Lowell, Pitutleld. North Adams. Lawrence. Haverhill Brockton, Newhury poi t, Portland Han gor and I.ewlston, Me. Maiiehrvst'. N. H , and Bellows Falls, Vt The Worcester union, which alreadv has voted lo strike to enforce Ita wage demands, was not represented The meetings to poll the strike vote will be 'held early in Ihe week and the result will be given out at headquarters here probably on Thursday. Should the vote favor a strike another session of the Joint executive board will be held to set a date for it. The operators ask that they bo al lowed the scale of wages that was it ceiitly given the operalois ill this tin. Including u rate of Jlfi 11 week for girls who ha vi- hern In service six yens I'nlon inadeis to-night said that thev had assurance that In lase of Ml Ike the Hoston operators nml the union ot me-, employees of iho uunpuny would lend them silppoit. Reports received at the meeting, how ever, Indicate that ollirtrs of Ihe Hiolh erhood of Mlrcti leal Moikeis. vvi'h which the operators' union is afUllated, had tvfused to sanction a strike. Mulling Pol Tells Ilia Mor). Lieut. (.Smiling Pal) O'Brien. Ameri can citizen nnd officer of the Hoy al Flying Corps, lu nil nddirss at th" sol diers' and sailors' vaudeville ill nv in ihe Forty-fourth Street Theatre yester day aftetnooti told how he escaped from Oermany after seventy -two days of ad venture He received gleat applause from the men. Tho New York War Camp Community Service provided tin entertainment. Many vaudeville arts from Broadway stages appeared on the programme. UNIQUE USE FOR STAMPS. lielmont M ll. I,ee wilt be the chairman of the dinner, and covers will be laid fur 1 200 guests. FOOD SCOUTS MAKE RECORD. Total t.aln nf -IN Ponnila .Made by Hoys lu Sjqnad. The Food Seoul pulled clown another record yesterday when Ihe official scor ing on their heavyweight accumulation from dieting was made by Dr. .Stark of th Post (ii-aduatv Hospital. It vvasj found that a total Improvement of pounds hai been made. Sixteen of the boys did the gaining, three more kept even with 'he scales, and only six lost weight. Tho losers had been under the weather with bad colds. The Food Scout dlieclors wcte espe cially Jubilant over Ihe fact that Scout No. 1, who l.s Lmborto Ardolina, gained MANY ENGINEERS ENLISTED. Ten IIiiIImIIoiis uf Mill, Woods nnd llullruad Workers Completed. WasiiiMiTtiv, Feb, 24 linough men Imvu enlisted to complete the ten bat laliom of null, woods mid logging rail road workeis for the great Twentieth Engineer lteglment, a patt of which already Is lu France. lu anuouuchig this to-night, however, the War Department said about LftOO men still are needed to complete the t Inert mad and bridge building bat tailous, VON PAYER TO SPEAK TO-DAY. I. S. Coat uf Arms Designed Br Western Woman. Amkiipkln', Wash, Feb. 24 Twenty -five thousand cancelled postage stamps, representing thirteen Administrations, have been used by- Mrs Sarah Krlck.on of this city to make a ilovernmeutacoat of aims. The stamps were gathared in the last twenty -the years The cost of rms represents an Ameri can eagle with outspread wings, and below It are five sjiears and a snield. Tluee staniiw aie from the (ieorge Washington Ailiuiiiiitiatlon. A lodge j lias offered Mrs. i:rickon 12,200 foi tho j picture, but she has refused it She j mill Is gathering stamps for the comple tlon of the work She will add the words I "Liberty '' and "B Pluribus I'nuni." "PEANUT LICENSES" MODIFIED. Vlc-e.l linnrellor to it dress Ittsli'ua tag, on Intt-rnul Affair. AiliTrnruu, Feb. 21 The Franklut ttr all of 22 ounces. Umberto weighed only 1 xciiu,j .,. tlm Herman Vice-Chancel 46 pounds at the start, ami lie is ,(ri Krleclrlch von Payer, will address years olo, l)0 Helchstag to-moriow In regatd to In- lernal affaiis. LEAGUE TO WAR ON LYNCHERS. , ,., . Araennl Workers Make llruiaild. State Body l-irms In lenuessee to ... ..... . Boston, Feb. 21 -An Inciease of 0 MrliiK About Jtefnnii. pt.,. ,.,, , Ha(,rH ,, rti,ulltl)ll or t)lT. N.vnuvii.t.i:. Term, Feb. S I. Aroused I Taj lor tllUienry system and the piece by tho leceut burning at tho stake of a work system aie demanded by the 111a negro at Hstill Springs. Teun., lept e-1 ciilulsts at Watertoivu arsenal. The seutative men. leaders In all depatt-1 men, who ale alllliaid with the Inter munts of public activity, met hem to-1 nulloual Association of .MachliiUUs. voled day and decided to organize .1 law and I to-day to piesent the demands to. mor order league looking to Ihe better en- foi cement of laws of the State and the cultivation of it higher respect for the law bv the citizenship of Tennessee They planned to have the league con duct a campaign throughout the State In ,-in effort to educate the people lo a higher regard for thr law and for the .tuthniitv of public- officers' and to utge new laws ptovldltig for quicker punish ment for the climes that e-aiise lytic li lugs. The league will Invite tho ticitoes of the Statu to cooperate, row unci call for a itply by noon Tiles-day IIIh and Frdrral Losses tilvrn, ll vin:, Mexico, IVb, ;i i waa of ficially announced in Chihuahua City-to-day thai 2i'N Fedetuls wne klhed during tho fighting south of Jlmlnez. The- Villa losses were ieiorted to have numbered 301), Including cine (leneral and a Colonel The Federals lost six staff nfficeis. iQf Per MONTH ON ItO PLEDGE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY IKE PROVIDENT LOAN SOCIETY OF NEW YORK Application for loans of large amount will te considered at ihe office at Fourth Avenue and 25th Street. MANHATTAN Fourth Avenue, cor, 25th Street. F.ldridi St., cor, Riviniton St. Et Houiton St., cor. Etwx St. Seventh Av.. bet. 48th & 49th St. Lexington A v.. cor, 124tH St. Crane St., cor. Clinton St. E. 72d St., bet. Lninttcn & 3d Av. righth Av.. cor. U7th St. BBONX CourtUndt Av.. cor. I4eth St. UMOOatLTN Smith St., cor, Livinfiton St. Crthim A v., car. Debtvoiie St. Pitkin Av., cor. Rockswty Av. Snlleil. Boosted nnd tllniiched .May lie Dealt In. vstiiM.Tov. Feb, 24 Ll.-epse re strictions governing the peanut industry were modified to-dav to permit niauufar tuiers uyd distributers of silted peanuts, roaeted and blanched iieanuta and all confections containing peanuts to do buslncas without liicnse. Itegiiliitlons guverulng other manu facturers and dealers In peanuts will continue In force. ult Position to Aid War. Matthew W (Inig. who was exempted from war terv Ico because he held the IHisittun uf superintendent, of the Sit mund Khmer Company, one of the larg est manufacturers of army and navy uniforms tu the coutitty, notified his friends at Bed Hank, N. .1 . yesterday that be had given up his high salaried position and would go to-day ti Wash ington to rioit for duly in the trans port rervicc of tho Quartermaster Corps. He has three brothers in the British set vice. Mr. Creig is a member of a numlier of New York clubs and his friends gave him a farewell dinner Sat urday night. CATHOLICS AND SOCIALISM A Restatement of the Attitude oC the Cath olic Church Toward Socialism By Rev. John A. Ryan, D.D., of the Catholic University W ith a foreword by Cardinal Gibbons First Article in The Evening Mail TO-DAY The Famous Moon Hoax The most exciting episode in the eai'ly days of New York journalism comprises the second instalment of THE STORY OF tin. "No article has appeared for years that will command so general a perusal and publication. Sir John (Sir John Herschel was declared in the article to have viewed the moon and discovered life there through a remarkable new astronomical instrument) has added a stock of knowledge to the present age that will immortalize his name and place it high on the page of science," said a contemporary upon the publication of this remarkable scientific dissertation by. Richard Adams Locke in Ben Day's young paper. So the whole country was fooled and one great man was bitterly disappointed. He was Edgar Allan Poe, who was engaged on one of the most ambitious stones he had attempted ("Hans Pfall") when the Locke article came along and com pelled him to abandon it. To get revenge Poe bent his splendid talents to tear ing to bits Locke's yarn and just then the whole truth came out. Barnum would have loved Locke as he did the later SUN. Socialism and Bolshevism the Difference In the minds of millions the tenets of these two parties are confused. They are by no means the same. The point at which they part company is carefully ex plained by a writer who knows both creeds and the leading men on both sides. Dewey and the Germans at Manila Bay The veal story of what happened before the Spanish fleet was destroyed, show ing how Germany then tried to provoke war with this country. A thrilling page of history never told before. All in THE SUN Next Sunday n lu difiih '-, th" first l f- T B