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EVENING LEDGER-PHILADELPHIA, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1012.
MO WAS COPELLO?
A MOTOR TRI? TO VALLEY FORGE AND RETURN
TO BE NOTEWORTHY
IN HOTEL MYSTERY
TO VALLEY FORGE
Autos Find Roads Easy m
District, But "the Ridge"
in Upper fjloxborough Is
Police Think Man Who
Shot Condon at the Adel
phia Was "Gentleman
iThief," But Coroner's
Agents Are Working on
Coroner's Detective Frank Paul an.
Bounced -this morning that clues found
IJn New Tork have led him to believe the
man who shot Morris a. Condon In the
Adelphla Hotel Wednosday night nnd
then ended his own life rather than kill
another man In his dash for liberty, had
other motives than burglary when he
ntered tho Condon apartment. An In
vestigation Is being mado In New York
Along these lines.
On tho other hand, City Hall detec
tives announced this morning that they
believed tho mnn was a "gentleman
burglar" who went in ttin hnM nn1i.lv
for robbery. They base their opinion upon
Information found at 1C03 Race street,
where It has been learned the man had
a room for two weeks before tho tragedy.
Detectivo Paul says ho will not be satis
fled with this theory until tho New York
clues have been run down. It Is bcllovcd
that tho man worked ns an nsslstant
electrician at tho Palace Theatre there.
Ho left suddenly, saying ho had nn of
fer in Buffalo, nnd tho authorities of
that city are wow trying to learn whether
such a man arrived In Buffalo. Mr. Paul
believes the Buffalo story was n 'fako"
and that tho mnn then enmofto Philadel
phia. WHO WAS COPELLO?
Foul snys that the Identification of tho
picture of tho dead man by Mrs. John
O. Cope, of the Race street address, Is
Undoubtedly correct. Mrs. Cope's hus
band went to headquarters nnd posi
tively Identified the man ns Fritz Co
pollo, who registered as a lodger at her
house on November 10.
Mrs,' Copo, who Is 111 In bed, when
shown the picture also Identified the man.
Ho registered under tho namo of Copclto,
nnd the writing on tho register Is Identical
with that on pieces of paper found In
the man's pockets. But. as Paul points
out, the mere naming of tho man as
''Copello" does not clear up tho mystery.
That the man was a burglar of the
common type, Paul does not believe. He
learned In New York that he was well
known on Broadway and was looked
upon ns a. well-to-do and well-dressed
man In the restaurants and theatres he
frequented around Broadway and 47th
Nothing has been found to prove that
the notes found In the man's pockets,
leading to the belief that ho was a no
bleman, were forged. Tho fact that ho
bad an Italian name proves nothing. It Is
raid, for many Austrians from tho sec
tion in which Copello Is supposed to
have lived have Italian names.
Headquarters Detectives Emanuel and
Gioneitl believe that tho BUnman had
been working In hotels In Now York
until tho police wore toot hot on
his trail. Then he came to this city. He
rover left his room until afternoon, some
times not until after 3 o'clock. His
clothes were of the beat material nnd he
had little trouble In passing himself off
as a guest at crowded hotels.
From the. Information In their posses
sion the police now bellovo the man had
had poor luck in this city. They think ho
went Into tho upper floors of tho Adelphla
intent on burglnry, nnd not a hold-up; that
lie waa unable to gain admittance to any
of the rooms or found nothing of value,
and that, becoming desperate, he resolved
upon a hold-up to get money.
This theory Is borne out by the fact
that not a single piece of United States
money was found in his clothing when
Jie was Kearchcd. Tho few coins of small
denominations he had were Mexlcnn.
There was nothing else of value in his
pockets. No money or valuables were
found in his room.
Mrs. Cope Is convalescing from the ef
fects of a recent operation. She was un
able to go to City Hall, or to the Morguo
to view the body, so detectives took a pho
tograph of tho dead man to her home and
she positively Identified It ns that of the
man who registered under tho name ofp
Copello, This Is the name found on slips
of foreign tracing papers in the suicide's
Further Identification was made by
means of the laundry marks on tho col
lar worn by the suicide tho night of the
shooting. Collars found In his suitcase at
the Itace street room bore similar marks.
Detectives took the suitcase to City Hall
and carefully examined It. They then de
clared their belief that Copello was a well
dressed and nervy hotel burglar, made
desperate by a number of failures.
KNOWN IN NEW YORK AS
Coroner's Detective Frank Paul has re
turned frdm New York, where ho- ob
tained several clues to the identity of the
suicide. He found that the man was
known In the restaurant Ufa about 4?th
street and Broadway as "George."
Nothing of hla occupation or movements
in that city was known by attaches of the
Inspector Faurot, head of the New York
detectives, has several men at work on
the. cue today, trying to clear up the New
iTork end of it. Coroner's Detective Paul
and tho detectives hers feel that the
Philadelphia end of the cats is settled
with the Identification. Examination of
the Bertlllon and linger print records at
New York Is proceeding. So far It has
Apparently Copello was a clever thief
and had eluded all the efforts of the
police to trap him. His picture is not
In the New York rogues' gallery, De
tective Paul today declared that In his
opinion the man was "a Raffles."
TOLp COPE HE "WAS A COUNT.
"He was well known along Broadway,"
nald the detective. "Men who- had met
him told me he was known as a good
sport, generally well supplied with money,
always dressed In the best of clothing
end with no visible means of support."
According to the story told by Cope, the
lodging house proprietor, the man came
to his house at 3 o'clock on the after
noon of November 20 and registered as
Frit Copello. He told Cope ha was an
Austrian count Cope says ho spoke
little English. He said he was an eleo
trieian and had been out of -work for
aome time. The man usually slept until
1 o'elock in the afternoon and remained
out late at night.
The Btaurant of the Austrian Consul
at New York, that the papers found on
the, body of the suicide indicating that
ha waa an Austrian of noble birth and
a former officer In the army ot inai coun
try had bssn forged serve to complicate
wither than to clear the case, in the opin
ion of detectives.
The Austrian Consul declared that no
ofliear had been cashiered from tne army
at bis nattve lu nfi Mince IMS. He declared
that from the PMMrf 'ound " 0Mf
ot the sutatfa ha wouM muf the naa bfc4 (
carried tho records Is puzzling to tho de
tectives. Condon is stilt nt the Jefferson Hospital.
Hli wife Is nt the Adelphla. So far
neither has ndtled nnythlng to tlicstnte
incuts mnde the day after the shooting.
Tho condition of the wounded mnn Is
still critical. Detectives Emmnnuel and
Olunettl are Utoplng In close touch with
the hospital, so that they may make an
attempt lo get another stntement from
him should ho be In immediate danger
COW HELD FOR VAGRANCY
Bossy Arrested While Strolling About
Crowded City Streets.
A docile Holstcln was arrested last
night by Policeman McKenna and tnken
to the 20th nnd Berks streets station on a
charge of vagrancy. Until tho owner ap
pears and Identifies the cow the night
shift at the station will have fresh milk
with their midnight lunch.
Albert Jones called tho policeman's at
tention to tho cow roaming about the
city, looking nt the lights nnd the crowds
with mild surprise. At 12th streot and
Susquehanna avenue McKenna mnde his
arrest and marched bossy, still chowlng
her cud, through tho city streets to head
quarters, whero sho was given a comfort
oblo stall. There she peacefully awaits
her careless owner, who permitted her to
play the prodigal. This cow is black and
white nnd Is minus her right horn.
MRS. THOMAS' FOLLOWERS
FAIL TO REINSTATE HER
Suffrage Society Tables Motion to
Refuse to Accept Resignation.
Several suffragists who proposed that
Mrs. J. D. Thomas bo not permitted to re
sign ns president of the Woman Suffrage
Socloty of the County of Philadelphia,
wero voted down at a meeting In the
College Club, 1300 Spruce street, last night.
After a somewhat heated argument the
motion that the meeting concur In the
action of tho committee by tabling the
question was carried.
Mrs. Coggins, first vice president nnd
noting president, was chairman. She an
nounced that Mrs. Thomas's resignation
had been accepted. There were protests
against the action of tho committee In
accepting tho resignation, but they were
One member took the stand that Mrs.
Thomas was of no further uso to the
society, aB she had pledged herself to do
no other work until sho had found re
lief for tho unemployed. "Wo cannot
afford to have a president who Is unwill
ing to fight for the cause," tho member
said. "Our fight is for suffrage."
Tho society will work In harmony with
the Womnn Suffrage party to Influence
voters to urgo State Senators to support
tho proposed amendment to the State
VILLA AND ZAPATA
LAYING PLANS TO
Washington Expects Nego
tiations to Succeed and
Looks for the Speedy
Elimination of Carranza.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2S.-General Villa,
whoso army Is at the gates of Mexico
City, has opened negotiations with Zapata
to establish Provisional President Gutier
rez In authority. Thero is every indication
that these negotiations will succeed. This
accomplished. Villa will move his troops
qn Vera Cruz, where Carrnnza will make
a last stand.
Information ' to this effect reaching tha
State Department today led officials to
predict early triumph of the peace conven
tion faction, led by Villa, Zapata and
Gutierrez, and the speedy elimination of
A dispatch from Mexico City at the
State Department today, dated noon yes
terday, said that the arrival of Villa's
army In the city was expected hourly
and officials believed they must have en
tered by this time.
That there would be friendly co-operation
between Villa and Zapata was also
indicated In the dispatches.
Villa will have a strongly reinforced
army to campaign atplnst Carranza. Of
ficials believe that he will lose no time
In pushing eastward towards Vera Cruz.
Reports from Mexico City Indicate
that the permanent committee of the
Aguascallontes convention Intend calling
Congress In the near future Every
delegate to Congress who served under
the Madero regime. It is stated In dis
patches received here today, will be
eligible to sit. By this action, which
It is stated has the indorsement of
General Villa and all his lieutenants, a
semblance of permanent government will
be established In the Mexican capital.
With it as a nucleus, the Gutierrez regime
would be in position to appeal to the
United States and tha ABC powers for
MABBIED AT EIKTON
Couples Visit Maryland's
Gretna Green Today.
HLKTON, Md., Nov. 38. Nine couples
oame to Elkton early this morning and I
Herbert J. Anderson and Margaret V.
Spruvier, Robert R. Myers and Bessie J.
Love, Harrlsburg; George W. Rubrlght,
Hartford, Cons., and Sthel M. Boulear.
Camden. N. J.; Kdward W. May ad
Ma&el Allen, Ceoilton; James Fendlebunr
and Kathryo Cumin; Cnarlw W. Cox,
Jr., nd Clara F. Krwa. WalUr a. gefc.
ttAvttrojfo s NS
ol Jk hq
WILL BE ISSDE IN
Reorganization Faction to
and Wage War on Old
Guard City Committee.
The Reorganization Democrats will
carry tho fight against tho Old Guard
faction of the party to the mayoralty
campaign next yenr. At n meeting of
members of the Democratic Club nt 1603
Walnut street InBt night arrangements
wero mado by tho Reorganlzorn to main
tain In Philadelphia nn organization that
will ropresent the Democratic State
Committee nnd take charge of tho fight
against the Old Gunrd City Committee
In the mayoralty campaign.
The remnants of the Pnlmer-McCor-mlck
Longuo will occupy tho two upper
floors of the clubhouse, as local repre
sentatives of tho State pommltteo. and
win pay a rcntnl of V0 a month for the
Tho vote was EG to 32, nnd It was only
after a long debate It was decided to
rent tho rooms to tho League. Joseph
T. Kinsley, In urging the club rent tho
rooms to tho League, said: "The State
Committee, as a result of the small vote
polled In the city nt the last election. Is
of tho thought much better results could
be obtained for tho Mayoralty If the
city was hotter organized."
Thomas T. Nelson, Snmuol J. Rnndnll
and others who opposed tho .plan, argued
the Stato Committee had no right to
Invade Philadelphia, unless It Is to tnko
action to throw out tho present City
Committee, dominated by the Old Guard
Grape Juice, the beverage which their
leader, William J. Bryan, made famouB,
will bo the strongest drink served to the
mombcrs of the Democratic Club In their
clubhouse, 1503 Walnut street, starting to
day. After a lively battle at the special
meeting last night, the members, by a
voto of Bf to 31, decided the buffot,
abolished during the last campaign, shall
not be restored In the -clubhouse. Tho
bar showed a loss of $10 or $50 a month,
said Dr. W. Horace Hosklns.j Other
speechos against the bar wero made by
v-ouuciur ot me rort uerry, Ryerson W.
Jennings, Edward Meakln and Charles
S. Powell. Telegrams protesting against
tho re-cstabllshment of tho bar wore read
from Director Oeorge W. Norris and
United States District Attorney Francis
Republican State Chairman Crow last
night discouraged the candidacy of Will
iam If. Wilson, of Phlladelnhln. hv ......
Ing the choice for Speaker of the noxt
State IIoubb of Representatives should
come from a "country" district. "Senator
Crow said ho had no candidate himself
but politicians today regard his statement
as a reflection of the views of Senator
Penrose, and as a slap at the Vares. Sen
ator Varo has said If Wilson, who has
not as yet formally announced his candi
dacy, is a candidate for tho position he
will support him.
"Tho country districts should be recog
nized with the Speakership," said Sen
ator Crow. "My reasons for thinking so
are: Philadelphia has the Governor
elect nnd Senator Penrose; Allegheny
County has tho President pro tern, of tha
senate, senator Kline, and had the-)
apeauersmp last session In George B.
'Alter; but the most Important consider
ation this time Is that the Republican
ticket was elected safely by the vote of
the country districts, and the ticket
would have beenjust as successful with
out the votes of Philadelphia and Alle
With Platinum Mountings
artistic individuality as
to design and ol most
By W, 0. GRIFFITH
Chairman Tourlni Information Committee
Philadelphia Automobile Club.
There Is probably no trip in tho neigh
borhood of Philadelphia which appeals
to visitors as well ns to Philadelphia
motorists more than that to Valley Forge.
It Is not generally known that the coun
try between Philadelphia and Valley
Forgo on both sides of tho Schuylkill
contains landmarks of Revolutionary
history second In Importance only to
Valley Forge Itself.
It is hard to realize while traveling
over the good ronds which are to be
found nil through this district that in
tho early days It was a serious matter
lo get from Philadelphia to Valley Forge,
rho roads were scarcely what could now
bo called "dirt roads," and were until
for travel, except on horseback, during
six months of the year.
A more or less historic" routo Is
that which runs through the Park and
out Belmont nvenue to Montgomery ave
nue. Montgomery nveium lm,i ritr,,.
close to the line of the Old Oulph road,
which It finally joins at the dulph. It
j or 'theProm TlUn 'rolT.thW n
cssnry Is to take tho right fork beyond
r , :,, ...-ici. v-iuu hi iinvenorci,
but this road Is not mncadamlzcd
Tho Gulph. formerly known ns Gulph
Mills, was the plnco whore the powder
was made for the Revolutionary army,
nnd the site Is marked by a stone erect
ed by tho Daughters of the American
Revolution. The Gulph Itself is nn ex
ceedingly plcturesquo cleft In the hills,
nnd In New England would be called a
notch. Running through this the lino
goes tho Identical old Revolutionary road
past tho King of .Prussia inn nnd
through tho village of Port Kennedy to
Valley Forgo Park. Immediately after
leaving Port Kennedy, monuments nro
to be scon In every direction marking
tho location of dlfforent regiments, bri
gades, redoubts, etc.
Vnllcy Forge Park Itself Is laid out in
a series of roads, zigzagging up the hill
and following tho line of the old earth
works. This can be clearly seen upon
The headquarters of General Washing
ton Is a building of greater antiquity than
nny other In the neighborhood, nnd
nmong othor curiosities there Is a cov
ered passage underground leading from
the building to the river, nnd used in
early days to obtain water from the river
in case of siege by the Indians.
Tho return from Valley Forge should
be made back to Port Kennedy, thero
crossing tho river through tho village ot
Audubon, near which Is the residence of
wiai inmous naturalist. The village Is
ancient and quaint. Continuing through
iiuuuuun one reacues mo nttlo settle
ment of Jefforsonvllle, whero the old
Rldgo rood or Reading pike Is Joined.
This runs through the thriving town of
Norrlstown directly to Philadelphia by
way of Rldgo avenue.
It Is to be noted that on a hill on the
loft of tho rood close to City Line is a
historic marker In the form of a stone
pyramid commemorating a small combat.
In this neighborhood, between the monu
ment and Wlssiihlckon Creek, another
skirmish was fought. The Ridge road
passes through upper Roxborough and
the road surface becomes frankly bad,
being of antique cobble stones of tho
most villainous kind.
Considering the amount of travel over
this road, nnd that It Is the shortest way
Into town from the Schuylkill Valley
towns. It seems to me that the least that
could bo dono would be to surface this
road with split granite blocks, similar to
those on the hump on Broad street, or
else with brick. If one wishes to avoid
this stone block, a turn to the left may
De maae at tne little village of Barren
Hill, and the run back to town made
through Chestnut Hill, where tha roads
The village of Barren Hill, by the way,
boasted, up to a few years ago, a chdrch,
and a very ugly church It was, probably
tne largest revolutionary cnurch In this
part of tho country. The furniture dated
from the same period, and in It was a
table which was used as an operating
table In the church itself after the battle
of Germantown. Unfortunately the old
building burned down, and the present
curious structure is taking Its place.
600 IDLE MEN PUT TO WORK
Director Cooke Utilizes Funds Avail
able for Highway Improvement.
Six hundred men have been put to work
on city highways by Director Cooke, of
the Department of Public Works, through
fundB recently provided by Councils.
About 1M of the men are skilled ram
mers and pavers, laid oft when former ap
propriations were exhausted.
Director Cooke announced yesterday
that nine cash prizes will be awarded
among the 4000 employes ot the Depart
ment of Public Works for the best papers
.submitted outlining the accomplishments
ot the JUankenburg administration.
Three $15, three $10 and three $5 prizes will
be given. A silver loving cup will be
awarded the bureau eredtted with the
prinolpal achievements the last three
years. Awards wilt bo made at the an
nual dinner of the Department ot Publlo
Works, January 16.
Need of Increased Number
of Officers Above Rank of
Junior Lieutenant Shown
by Existing Conditions.
The number of naval "dicers above tho
tank of Junior lieutenant should be In
creased, according to nnvnl men hete
today. Under tho law of 1SDD prescribing
tho numerical limit of oniccrs, naval olll
cers aro frequently required to perform
tho duti?s of men of higher rank because
of failure of tho law to provide for tho
increnso in me navy slnco 1899.
Although tho officers under this law
perform duties above tholr rank, their
promotion Is seriously handicapped. It
Is said under the present distribution of
grades tho Junior lieutenants of tho class
of ID15 cannot hopo to reach tho tank of
lieutenant commander In less than 40
yenrs. At thnt tlmo they will bo near
tho statutory retirement age of 62.
"Fully two-thirds of the ofllcero on the
active lists uro Junior lleiicnnnts and en
signs. Tho Annapolis classes have aver
aged about 175 men for tho last 10 years.
During thnt tlmo promotions hnvo been
made from tho rank of Junior lieutenant
to lieutenant nt tho rato of 10 n year.
This Is because tho law regulating tho
number of higher officers prevents nn
officer from being ndvanced to tho rank
to which his offlclal duties entitle him,"
nn officer said.
At the present tlmo n naval committee
consisting of Rear Admltnl Victor Bluo,
chief of the Bureau of Navigation; As
sistant Secretary of tho Navy Roosovelt
and Naval Constructor Taylor aro con
sidering the advisability of Increasing
tho number of higher officers.
"Tho personnel of tho navy in both
the enlisted men and tho commissioned
officers should bo based on tho effcctlvo
tonnage, of tho wnrshlps on tho navy
list," ono of tho naval exports said. "The
commissioned personnel Bhould bo dis
tributed In tho various grades in propor
tions which oxperlonco has shown to bn
desirable. This would Increase tho grades
above lieutenant commander slightly.
Tho grades of lieutenant commander nnd
lieutenant would bo greatly Increased.
"It Is desirable to promote officers after
thoy havo sorved a certain length of tlmo
In each grado. The tlmo would be de
termined by tho number of offlcers and
the average age of tho officers in the
Under tho law there are 18 rear ad
mirals, 70 captains, 112 commanders, 200
lieutenant commanders and 330 lieuten
ants In the navy. Tho number of Junior
lieutenants nnd ensigns Is unl' llted. Pro
motions can come only from death, resig
nation or the "plucking" of a superior
officer. No provision Is mado for tho nat
ural expansion of the navy, It Is said.
This Is considered a serious handicap to
the service, because an officer will almost
reach the retiring age before he has ad
vanced abovo the grade of Junior lieu
tenant. In his annual report, mado publlo
yesterday. Rear Admlrn,! Bluo said tho
possibilities nro that all officers fit for
service will be ensigns and Junior lleu
tennnts. Tho high officers would only be
officers that had recently stepped up from
the rank of worn-out Junior lieutenants,
and would bo almost ready to retire.
Rear Admiral Blue believes that Con
gress will remedy the situation, and urges
that speedy action bo taken.
"About 60 per cent, of the lieutenants
aro now performing duties that should
be performed by lieutenant commanders,"
ho says, "whllo only about 10 per cent,
nro performing watch duty, which should
be the normal duty of the grade.
"The recent Mexlcnn situation created
an emergency that made great demands
upon the commissioned personnel. It par
ticularly Illustrated the shortage of the
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Stella Mayhew, now appearing
here in "High Jinks," and on
right, Margaret Robinson, who
will be here next week in the
drama "Today." The perform
ance will take place December 1.
personnel, compared with tho number of
ships wo possess and would be com
pelled to commission In tlmo of war.
Practically nil officers on tho ships (ex
cept tho heads of departments) wero In
the grade of ensign, nnd nearly half of
tho heads of departments wero nonten
ants. This stato of aunira obtains with
moro than 75 per cent, of tho lino officers
at sea a greater porcontago than ever
before known in tlmo of pence."
Eevivnl Planned In Wilmington
WIIjMINGTON, Del., Nov. 2S. Wilming
ton Methodist Episcopal preachers aro
considering the advisability of starting a
clty-wldo revlvnl In chargo of somo
evangelist with n national reputation.
Accommodations for Powder Makers
WILMINGTON. Del., Nov. 28. Carpen
ters are being sent to Carney Point in
considerable iiumbors by tho duPont
Powder Company to plaqo barracks in
shapo for tho accommodation of the men
who aro employed thero and who can not
find accommodations closo by.
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Performance for Belgian Re
lief in Academy Tuesday'
Will Bring Together
Many Stage Favorites. '
Arrangements for th "all-star" benefit
to be Blven Tuesday afternoon In the
Academy of Music by the United Theat-
rlcnl Managers of Philadelphia to ralsa""
money for the starving Belgians havo
been completed, It -was announced today.
Tho bill Is to bo ona of the best' ever
offered for n. similar cause In this tlty.
Tho orchestra Will be composed of mem
bcra from tho Lyric; Adolnhi arid For-
rest Thoatres. Tho first number will
, be nn entertainment by tho entire com
pany from the Empire Theatre. This
will bo followed by n, moving picture rep
rescntatlon of tho departure of the relief
ship Thcltna, through the courtesy of
mo mamcy company.
Tho entertainment will then bo ar
ranged In the following order: Tho first
act of "Potash nnd Porlmutter" from
tho Garrlck Theatre; tho Courtney Bis- .
ters from Keith's Theatre; a half hour
of tho best features from "High Jinks,"
now at tho Lyric Theatre in which alt
the stars of that production, ns well ns
tho chorus, will tako part, nnd Harrr
iCoopcr, tho talking and singing fellow
from tho Broadway Theatre.
Tho entlro Little Theatre Company will
nppcnr in n playlet entitled "Press Out
tings"; Francis Starr from th Broad;
tho Chlng Wlia Four, a Chinese quartet,
from tho Globo Theatre: nn act from
"Today" from the AdelphI Theatre; Now
hoff nnd Phelps, a singing and dancing .
net. from tho Nixon Grand Opera House,'
Ethel Barrymoro and company In a com
plete skotch from Keith's; tho Juggling
Burks from tho Nixon Theatre; several .
features from "Tho Queen of the MoyIm" ,
playing at tho Forrest Theatre; Willie
Weston, tho character singer, from tho
William Ponn Thentro. and the Four
Bnrds, acrobats, from tha Keystone
Harry T. Jordan, chairman of trie Bn-'
tcrtalnmcnt Commltteo, and Fred G. '
Nlxon-Nlrdllnger, stage manager, say-the
program will bo tho best ever soen here.
Tho stago crews of tho various theatres
have volunteered their services, and au- ;
tomobllo companies have offered to trans
port thoso who are to tako part. In fact, '
overyinmg aoout tno atrair nas been
given free. Including tho Academy or
NEGRO POLICEMAN ACCUSED
Friend Says He "Was Attacked toy
Social Visitor. , '
Accused of attacking a friend upon
whom he was making a call, Alexander .
Coots, a negro policeman of tho 20th and
Fitzwnter streets station, was held In $300
ball for court today by Magistrate.
Tho charge was preferred by Henry
Yates, a Negro living at 71C South ISth
street, who said that the policeman called
at his home when off duty last night, A
quarrel began and Yates alleges that
Coots not only attacked him, but fired his
revolver In tho air when Yates ran out
of the house Into the street.
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