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VOL. VI.-N0. 287
City Solicitor Smyth Will File
Protest With Public Serv
ice Commission
CONFERENCE WITH MITTEN
FAILS TO BRING RESULTS
Rights of Public to Be Pro.
i tected, Moore Declares
In Statement
WILLOW GROVE ANSWERED
Transit Company Says Line Has,
$80,000 Deficit Yearly Ob
jections Argued
Maror Moore today vlrtuallv declared
Mr on the "no-frec-transfcr" plan
fathered by Thomas 13. Mitten, presi
dent of the Rapid Transit Co.
At the close of a three-hour confer
ence with Mr. Mitten, City Solicitor
Smyth ami former Judge James Gay
Gordon, the Mnyor nnnounced the city's
protest ngalnst the fare boost plan
would be filed tomorrow.
Samuel M. Clement, Jr., n public
service commissioner, will receive the
formal protest nt 10:.10 o'clock tomor
row morning in Room 400, City Hall,
where he will conduct hearings on tnxl-
cab cac.
Mr. Mitten was the first to leave the
conference this afternoon, quitting the
Major's office about 1 :.'!0 o'clock.
Former Judge Gordon emerged twenty
minutes Inter. After Mr. Mitten's de
parture, Commissioner Clement joined
the Mayor.
Protest Is Prepared
It was during his visit that Mr.
Clement nrrnngod to receive the "citv's
petition, which will be prepared by Mr.
Smjth.
) Mr. Moore issued this statement nftcr
(be rouforence :
"Major Moore. City Solicitor Smyth.
Thomas 13. Mitten, president of the
P. R. T.. nnd former Juden Jumps Knv
Cordon were In conference for three
hours this morning nt the Mayor's of
Kee on transit matters. It Is under
stood contemplated proceedings "to ob
Italn a rearrangement of fares was dis
missed nml tnnt the. Mayor stated the
Ity would fully defend its position.
He urged the observance of the
Iterms of the 11)07 contract. Heforo the
onferencc was over Frnnkford '1 mat-
Iters were taken up with a view to reach
ing an understanding concerning the op
eration of the Frnnkford. L' road.
lho Mayor adhered to his position
Ith regard to terms expected from nnv
company on the city's investment. He
fore the roiid is completed, he said, it
would rost the city ?13,000,000.
"After the departure of Judge Gor
don and Mr. Mitten the Mayor and the
ity solicitor lind n further conference
Mth Public Service Commissionnr
Clement. The city's protest to the Mit-
ifn petition for n change In fare rates
in proDatiiy no moil tomorrow."
Transit Costs Thirty-Six Cents a .Mile
It COMs thn PliUmlnlnliln Ttnnlil
Transit Co. thirty-six cents to operate
ra car a mile in the city, according
o fifjares made public Mr the first time
Ownbofnro thn Piihllr. Rnrvl rv,
mMon in City Hall.
vaieiais of the company took the
tana and minted n hlnrk iilrturo nt
ncreasod costs of operation. The fig
ires hlrnmi bnn, i..-i i.. i
hi r, ." ii unlink iur iu'armg
Protests lunrln hv Tll..a n TT.,
wi
UOllvn nt,., n v. ..li. T-..r . '
ant to the vice nresldent of Hip
; n 2nd J1, " rton, testified.
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S Mto1f.u,:.K"?oii w,
l?22 -o Ann " i"V l?c wcre
1mw. ' t T-.h!sf.J' sni(1- showed an
isw asei1rom1-K51 ''en1'' " " to
nrM..!. T1,e flr&t fo,lr months of the
Present j enr en rriod the expenses up to
f thirty-six -cent mark.
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"e ngures became known through
Continued on Png e Thirteen. Column KlTe'
DIES IN SEAPLANE CRASH
Nval Chief Electrician Falls Into
Gulf of Mexico
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"SISTERS"
Oil Kathleen Norris
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woman alone,,-.. ,
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e"Ber from the woriJ J "l"'
'ook on BW ?rld' "d thing.
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HEAT, FATAL TO WOMAN
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First Death of Year Reported as
morcury Starts to Climb
Mrs. Louisa Hubcrsack, 1341 North
Warnock street, died this' morning at
w rJM a,s ?, tey,t ot thc excessive
heat. This Is the first death from heat
of the year In Philadelphia.
Although there wns a drop of nearly
JO degrees In temperature there was an
Increase in humidity ns compared with
yesterday. This morning the humidity
was 80 per cent, nnd added greatly to
the general discomfort.
Eor a few hours this morning there
were Indications thnt the weather would
be much cooler than thnt of yesterday.
Shortly beforo noon a marked change
began and the mercury started to climb.
At 4 o clock the temperature wns 80.
Showers arc predicted for tonight fol
lowed by cooler weather tomorrow.
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FACE1NJUNCTI0NS
U. S. Attorney Hero to Adopt
Procedure Following Success
in Schott Saloon Case
WANT SEIZED LIQUOR BACK
An nttempt will be made by tho
United States attorney here to get tem
porary, then permanent, Injunctions
against vlolntors of the Volstead act as
a final move In the fight to make Phil
adelphia bone-dry.
This wns tho latest development to
day In the government's cnmpnlgn ngnlnst
proamnion inw violators. The saloon
men made n new move of their own,
however, which mny be ns far-reaching
ns that of the federal attorney, If It Is
successful.
The liquor men hnvo started a test
case In order to force flic government
to'glvo back $100,000 worth of liquor
seized on senrch warrants June f!.
These two new moves In the liquor
war nre now up to the United States
court for finnl decision. Assistant
United States Attorney W. S. Achcy
got out n preliminary Injunction against
George W. Schott, of Twelfth nnd Fil
bert streets. It was charged that he
had been selling liquor Illegally.
Clnlms Right to Close Places
"Under nn injunction issued by the
Federal Courts restraining a snloon
keeper from maintaining a liuisnnce,
which Is the selling of intoxirntiug
liquors," snld Mr. Acl-cy, "we have a
right to close up the saloon premises ns
tight as possible, even to preventing the
occupant from conducting any other
kind of business, because he has violated
the law while he wasyallowcd to keep
it open. This we intend to do with
Schott's place and nil other saloons
where liquor hns been sold."
According to Achcy the Volstead net
provides that liquor dealers who are in
coutemnt of court may be fined n mini
mum of ?."00 nnd n mnximum of $1000,
or be jailed for not less thnn thirty
uujh iiur Kir iiiuru iiiuu uiiu jcur.
District Judge Dickinson issued the
Injunction ngnlnst Schott today, nnd
in doing so took occasion to flay the
violators of the law. "This net. ns part
of the laws of the United States,'1 he
said, "will be obeyed in the letter and
spirit by nil law-nblding cliizens, and
obedience will bo enforced upon nil
others. Greed for illicit gains mny
tempt tho unruly to violate its provi
sions, but they will learn the futility of
all attempts to violate the law."
Tries to Got Seized Liquor Hack
Otto Landenberger. proprietor of the
"Hole In the Wall." at Twelfth nnd
Locust streets, is trying to get his
seized liquor bnck. The argument of
I.nndcnbcrger's nttorney is thnt the gov
ernment can seize nnd hold liquor only
when tho owner is licensed of a felony.
A felony, under the law, at the least,
is a crime for which otic may be Im
prisoned for more thnn n year. The
Volstead act provides a maximum im
prisonment of a year. Therefore, say
the liquor dealers, they have not been
guilty of felony even if they have beeu
convicted of suiting liquor, nnd the gov
ernment must return the liquor seized
from them.
MISS TAFT WEDS JULY 15
Family Announces Date of Marriage
to Professor Manning
New Haven, Conn,, June 17. An
announcement from the family today
was that the marriage of Miss Helen
Tnft, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William
Howard Taft, to Frederick J. Manning,
will tako place at Murray bay, Canada,
on July 15.
Miss Tnft will come here from Hryn
Mnwr, Saturday, for the Yale com
mencement exercises.
DY
VIOLA
DRS
WOMAN SAYS HUSBAND GOT
SECRET DIVORCE FROM HER
Former Wife of Druggist Declares She Was Tricked Into Leav
ing City Asserts He Was Jailed, but She Remained Loyal
t
An amazing legal tangle believed
without parallel In the locnl courts, in
which, it Is alleged, n husband, said to
bo u former convict, tricked bis sick
wife into leaving the city nnd then ob
tained n divorce without her knowledge,
wns revealed today In Common Pleas
Court No. ii.
Tho principals are James P. Mai
Ion, n druggist of this city, ami Mrs.
Marion Mnllon, whose personnl letter
to Judges Barrett and Rogers caused a
reopening of tho divorce proceedings
begun here August 2. 1010.
Mallon said today ho would fight the
enso in court.
Tho "eternal triangle" may enter the
case, ns Mnllnn's counsel believes Mnl
lon remarried after tho court Krnnted
the dlvorco decree September 18, 1017,
on tho ground of descrtiom
Mrs. Mnllon's story, summed up, is
that her husband, despite her loyalty to
him nt the time ho is snld to hnvo been
in prison, and despite her III health,
contrived to rid himself legally of his
marriage ties.
Got News From Clergyman
Information recelvod from a clergy
man in thU city, Mrs. Mnllon told tho
judges, caused her to como hero from
California nt the first opportunity to
hunt for her husband.
Blio said she found him in n drug
store at Third street and, Snyder ave
nue. Instead, of being welcomed. be
asserted Mallon ordered h,er from 'th,o
th Pottofflce. at Philadelphia, Pa.
oi juarcn u iu.
.Y.
ON BERGDOLL CLUE
Raco Is on to Keep Suspect
From Reaching Safety of
Canadian rdor
GARAGE- OWNER IN N. Y.
GIVES THE FIRST ALARM
Says Fugitive Slacker Cot Gaso
line There Yesterday O'Con
nor Leads Search
G rover Hcrgdoll Is reported to be
racing toward the Canadian border, with
Now, York state police and Depart
ment of Justice agents hot on the trail.
The slacker is snld to bo in n blue
motorcar nnd nccompnnicd by n woman
or a man In disguise.
So promising Is the New York state
clue that 'John J. O'Connor, the ngeut
who brought about Bcrgdoll's arrest for
draft dodging, hns been sent there from
Philadelphia to direct tho search.
Bcrgdoll Is said to have stopped at
ft Canastota garago lato yesterday nfter
noon for gasoline. When he left, the
proprietor compared n picture ho had
o.' Bergdoll with the strange driver and
identified him.
Major George Fletcher Chandler, su
perintendent of tho New York Stntc
Police Department, wns notified and
all tho troopers available wcre put on
the trail Immediately.
Tho officers of the Department of
Justice there also were notified and every
available agent wns sent nfter tho sup
posed fugitive. Their rnnks were aug
mented during the night by agents from
nearby cities hnd then O'Connor wns
sent to take charge,
State Troops Sent to L'tlca
Bergdoll is thought, nccordlng to the
New York Btnto report, to bo in the
Adirondack mountains somewhere be
tween Utlcn and the border. A special
train bearing state troopers left Al
bany for Utlcn at U:o(i o'clock this
morning. Canastota is thirty-two
miles west of Utica.
Troop posts nt Utica, Batavla, Og
densburg, Mnlono nnd I.owville have
placed every man possible on the trail,
and the Canadian border offlclnls have
been nsked to maintain a strict look
out for Bergdoll.
Already the state troopers and mu
nicipal police from cities and towns in
that section of the state have formed
a great cordon of guards around the
territory in which Bergdoll is reported.
While the Hues of-tho human net arc
being drawn together, other patrols will
flash back and forth through tho dls
trice in nn effort to apprehend the
slacker. Every road will be constantly
guarded until the district has been
searched thoroughly.
The proprietor, of Farr's garage in
Canastota, is the man who believes lie
recognized Bergdoll. Mr. Fnrr served
him with gasoline yesterday afternoon.
He thought he recognized tho slacker
und nftcr ho went away satisfied him
self It was Bergdoll by comparing his
impression of the motorist Vith n pic
ture of Bergdoll in the American I.e
cion magazine.
Chase Started at Once
Then the search began. Mr. Farr
reported that the suspect left ('nnn.htii
bound in the direction of Utica. Mo
torcycle patrolmen and authorities in
automobiles took up the tlmso nt once.
But the suspect was in n fn-t road
ster and the police could not catch
up with him, although they managed to
trace him to the mountains.
Unlike most of those who hnve
"seen" Bergdoll since his bciifratiouiil
escape from two army sergeants in his
mother's home at Fifty-second street
aud Wynncfield nvenue on May 111,
Fnrr-gives a really excellent descrip
tion of the slacker.
The garage proprietor, a former serv
ice man, wns especially interested in
tho cnsQ because of tho efforts of
American Legion posts to catch Berg
doll. With the supposed slacker in Cnnns
tota, Farr says, was a woman, or a
man disguised ns such. Both apparently
were nervous.
Fnrr describes tlie driver ns being
about five feet five Inches tall, of a
stocky build, deep chest, uneven, to-bncco-stnined
teeth, hair cut in a
straight potnpador and a long scar on
tho right side of his face.
place. A woman who ennio from a rear
room of the place, she added, joined in
Mnllon's order nnd threnteiied her.
Mrs. Mnllon lenrned from Howard B.
Lewis, a lawyer who actul n master in
Million's divorce action, thnt her hus
band bworo he hnd not wn her since
BIOS, the meettug then only a onsunl
one. and thnt she had deserted him in
1S00.
Mrs. Mallon told the judgts Mic bad
kept her husbund informed of her
whereabouts and that she had received
letters from liim. She decided Million
nnd she wcre living together in UKW
when, she claimed, lie wns sent to jail.
Ahvujb Loyal, She Asserts
They liven together nguiu, slio n
sorted, nfter his relenso she snya
ho was arrested again in Hios on u
bogus check charge und sentenced In
three years in prison, and she declared
sho rcmniued loyal to him and often
visited him in prison.
It was while lie was senilis his term,
sho claimed, that Mnllon nsked her to
leave the city, stating he would join hir
when fne. Ho wnnted to get nwny
from Philadelphia altogether, she tiiiil
ho told her.
Judges Burratt nnd Norris have Is
sued nn order, calling on Millou to
show cuusc why his decree of reparation
should not be vacated nnd his libel, for
divorce dlpmlsned. Mallon it given un
til the third Monday of this mouth to
mnko re)y to the court's order?
POLICE TRAIL IN
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MOUNTAINS
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PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 1920
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tiatn News Sen Ice.
MBS. WALTER LKWISOIIN
Of New York, who was an ac
quaintance of Joseph It. Klwell, the
whist wizard nnd clubman, who wns
murdered In New York last week
BAFFLES POLICE
Detectives Unable to Find Evi
deuce Strong Enough to
Warrant Arrest
MOTIVE ALSO UNKNOWN
New York, June 17. Suspicion hns
not jci oeen locusea upon nny one
person ns the slayer of Joseph B.
Elwell, sportsman nnd whist expert,
District Attorney Swnnn announced to
day. "We have not been able to obtain
sufficient facts to justify an opinion ns
to who committed the murder or the
motive that prompted the deed." Mr.
Swnnn snld. He added that no evidence
jet procured would justify the deten
tion of nny ono either ns a suspect or
as n material witness.
Mr. Swnnn's statement wns strength
ened by thnt of Assistant District At
torney Joyce, in charge of the investi
gation, which centers about the dend
mnn's home nnd includes the interroga
tion of Elw ell's former intlmntes. He
said tho sending of detectives to Ken
tucky wns only ouc move in n plnn of
action, the ramifications of which ex
tend in ninny directions nnd penetrnte
Into a, number of difforcnt -rsoelul
strata.
Elwcll's life nnd personnl habits nnd
associations on the fucotrnck, his re
lations with his wife nnd son and his
parents, his vocation of bridge whist
expert nnd gambler, and his alleged iu
timncy with women in several classes
of society, nil nre being subjected to
scrutiny in the hope thnt some clinnc-e
discovery will prove to be the long
Searched -for "lend."
Andrew P. Soellcr. Elwcll's betting
commissioner, who wns questioned to
dny by Assistant District Attorney Tnl
ley, told of being at the Jamnica race
track Inst Thursday with Elwell, who,
he said, wns in a jovjal mood, nnd dis
cussed with entliusinsm plnns for "end
ing his horses to Snrntogn and tnking n
house there for the summer. He also
spoke of going to Lexington to super
vise the shipment, of the animals, Soel
lcr said.
Efforts were being made today, the
police declared, to communicate with
William II. Pendleton, sajd tn be Mr.
Elwcll's closest friend, who lives in n
suburb. It wns learned during tho in
Continued on Puce Thirteen. Column lino
E.R.WOOD HURTBY TROLLEY
Candidate for G. O. P. Presidential
Nomination Seriously Injured
Edward Randolph Wood, who ob
tained ni.OOO votes for the Republicnu
presidential nomination in May, was
seriously injured this morning when
he wns struck bv a trolley car on
Chestnut stret nenr Fifth.
Mr. Wood, who recently returned
from Chlcngo. nftcr failing to have his
name presented to the convention, wns
transacting business at a bank on the
north side of Chestnut street nt 10:-l,"i
o'clock. He hastened ncross tho street
near the Custom House and walked
directly in front of n car. Ho was
hurled to the street and badly cut nbout
the face. Mr. Wood was taken to the
Jefferson Hospital in nn unconscious
condition.
Physicians in the institution were un
able to learn his name until papers in
his pockets were exnmincd. When be
regained consciousness ho could not tell
where lip lived. Lnter, however, his
mind cleared nnd he Instructed the hos
pital authorities not to divulge his name.
His right eyo Is said to be injured nnd.
duo to the fnct thnt he is eighty years
old, much concern is felt by members of
his family.
Mr. Wood frequently ran for office.
He opposed Martin G. Brumbnugh ns
n candidate for governor in 1014 and
tills year he aspired for tho presiden
tial nomination.
STOLEN CAR VVRJCKED
Alleged Thieves Find Steering Gear
Locked and Car Hits Pole
Two men who tried to steal u motor
car with a locked steering gear at 4
o'clock this morning wrecked the car
against a telegraph pole on Ninth street
neor Race.
Michael Morris, twentv-fotir years
old. Twelfth street near Lehigh, vho.
the police say, was one of the men, wns
caught by a patrolman nftcr n chaso of
several blocks. He was held in R1000
bail for court this morning by Mngls
trate Grelis in tho Eleventh nnd Win
ter streets stntlon.
Tho mnchine wns owned by Chnrles
A. Eckles, 1.111 Poplar street, tho pro
prletor of several drug stors, Eckles
was visiting a druggist at 301 North
Ninth street nnd locked tho steering
genr of his machine beforo entcriug the
storo.
After tho collision the two men lca'ped
from tho car nnd were pursued by n
patrolman, Tho becond mflfi escaped.
ail jiiucm or n cirsr
Hnioke C.odfrev 8. Mhn
'AB YOU UlvE lT'Wp.
All Jiidren of a Clear
ELWELL MURDER
LABOR FEDERATION
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LOWNE
Montreal Convention Indorses
Turning Over of Carriers
After Bitter Fight
NEW CAMPAIGN PLANNED
AMONG STEEL WORKERS
President Gompers Takes De.
cided Stand Against Opera
tion of Linos by U. S.
By tho Associated Tress
Montreal, June 17. Government
ownership nnd operntion of American
railroads wns indorsed todny by the
American Federation of Labor conven
tlon hero nfter a bitter fight.
Rollcall showed that government
ownership wns Indorsed by a vote of
-'U.O.iU to 8.140. v
Disorder interrupted the rollcall sev
eral times when delegations of tho va
rious crafts divided on their votes.
The chair was overruled during the
voting, when T. W. McCullough voted
the Typographical delegation ns 230 for
the proposal nnd 400 ngnlnst it. Sec
rctnry Morrison opposed tho vote nnd
'Ijnjamlcd n roll-call on the ground that
..-.. iiiuiuKu iiiui no numoruy 10 uc-
nver it.
Tho roll-call shon-erl tho TvnnirrnnM-
eal vote ns 330 for and 352 against,
cutting 117 votes from the total an
nounced by McCullough against the
proposal.
.Charges of "steam roller" were hurled
at the choir by James Duncan, of
Bcnitie, ana other delegates when it
iicnicu tho right of rollcnll to dclcga
tions that spilt on the question.
Applauso and Hisses AHornato
Applause and "boos" nnd hisses
iiireniaieiy greeted delegation votes.
The building trade delegations pre
sented nlmost n solid front ngaiust gov
ernment ownership, supporting Gom
pers and administration forces.
The railroad-workers were supported
by the crent voting power of the United
Mine orkers. machinist- nnlnnu tnr.
tile workers, gnrmont workers and the
metal trades crafts.
The American Federation of Labor's
natiouni committee for organizing iron
nnd steel workers hns been disbanded
nnd a new committee will ho nrt-nni,!
by tho executive council, with plnns for
n new orgnuizntion enmpnign in the
iron nnd steel district, it wns nnnounced
in me convention.
All OrCnniZCrS nml srnln rnnrecmnn
lives of the national organizing com
mittee Will be called in by July 1 nnd
ns iuntis win ho transferred to the fed-
vruiitiu a executive council, it wns
stated.
Conference . Is Called
A conference of "Interested" inter
nntlonnl union heads to be called in
asniiigton will precede the new cum
pnigu.
The first clnsh on tho rollcnll occurred
when W. L. Hutchinson, president of
tne v nrpemers i nion. announced that
his delegation cast its 3315 votes against
me propo-ui. ,i. a. uossvof the car
pouters, denied Mr. Hutchinson's state
ment and asked permission to cast his
in votes tor government ownership.
More than n dozen iloWntoi urn.
tested when Gompers bnrred the Ross
vote, counting the entire carpenters'
vote ngainst the proposal.
i.ompcrs's ruling resulted in the
moulders' delegation casting its entire
vote for the proposal, despite the fact
wiac donn rrey, ot their membership,
opposed the proposal.
Prior to the voting Mntthcw Voll.
vice president of the federation, declared
uiui uumii-r Bururnmcni control nor
"government ownership" bad been
"sufficiently defined" in the proposi
tions before the convention for him tn
decide which lie fnvorcd. but said he
was against nny proposal that would
endorse the Plumb plnn.
Tin- proposition for government own
ership before the convention docs "not
favor nny particular plan," declared II.
Johnston, international president of the
Machinists' Union.
Declares People Favor Plan
"The proposal." he added, "repre
sents nn idea" which the overwhelming
majority of the people of the country
favor. Under the three years of gov
ernment control mora wns nccompllshed
for organized lnbor thnn In nil the years
under private ownership. Private man
agement has hroken down. Millions of
dollars unjustly hnvo been put into the
pockets or the rnilfoad bankers. Are
we going to let this continue? Are we
going to let the country be exploited
by the pirates of Wall street? Let's get
Continued on I'nse Two Column Three
PRICE OF SUGAR DROPS
rteauction or vcni ana a r-iair on
Refined Product Today
New York, June 17. A further re
duction in the price of refined sugnr
was made todny by the Cnllfornia nnd
Hawaiian and tho Western Sugnr Re
fining Cos.
Sugnr drupped from twenty-fivo cents
to L'H.iiO cents, less 2 per cent for cash.
Philadelphia buyers of sugar in
quantities for the retail trade seo no
relief for the consumer in the price cut
in New York. An official of the Ameri
can Stores Co. said the Philadelphia
reflncricN nre quoting sugnr at twenty
two nnd n hnlf cents u pound whole
sale, but are uunblo to make deliveries
because of the longshoremen's strike,
wiiich bus hi Id up their raw sugars.
Local buyerc aro going into the general
market nnd getting sugnr where they
enn, pajing as much ns twenty-seven
nnd twenty-eight cents n pound for
some of it. Chain stores nro selling
sugar nt twenty-fivc'cents n pound re
tail at present.
TWO MINERS ENTOMBED
Body of Ono Recovered Rescuers
Working to Save the Other
Scrnnton, Ph., Juno 17. A rescuing
party today found tho body of Pasqunle
Billinnn, entombed by n fall of rock in
tho Notional mine yesterday.
They aro within reach of Louis But
falno, who is still nllve nnd nble to
coinmunicnto. Workmen nre removing
the tons of debris that shut off the escape
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TublUhed Dally Exept Bundy. Fubwrlrtlon Price $0 a Tear by Mall.
Copyiichl. 1020, by Public Leditr Company.
TODAY'S BASEBALL SCORES
ST. LOUIS.... 0 0 0 0 1
PHILLIES.... 0 0 0 0
Haines nnd Dilhoefer; Bixejr and Witherow.
ATHLETICS..
ST. LOUIS....
AMERICAN LEAGUE '
NEW YORK 0 12 3'
CHICAGO 0 0 0 1
Mays nnd Hannah; Williainu and Gchalk.
BOSTON . 10 0 0 0
DETROIT 0 0 ,0 0 0
Bush nnd Schnng; Dauso and Alnsmltk,
ADDITIONAJRACING RESULTS
LATONIA, FOURTH CS.CE The Grnck, purse $1800, rilllfJ,
two-ycnr-olds, 5 furlongs. THiss Muffins, 112, L. Lyke, $3.00,
52.60, $2.40. won; Gossip Avenue, 112, H. Burke, $4.40, $100,
recond; Aphio Dear, 112, D. ConncTTy, $5.40, third. Time 50 3-0.
Mis,s Fontaine, SkyS!uc, Millcrsbuiff, Champagne, My Rose, Lantls
End, Couer-de-Feu, Julia N., also ran.
MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN DISCUSS CITY LOAN
Vare nnd administration councllmen met in Mayor Moore's
office late this nffernoon to hold nn informal discussion of n pro
posed $5,000,000 municipal loan, to be used for such permanent
improvements ns opening streets and sewers and extending t .c
water supply. The meeting was marked by entire harmony -tween
th two factions, all listning with interest to. the Mnyoi-j
plans and discussing litem from the standpoint of the city's good
rather than that of factioaf politics.
TILDEN TRIUMPHS
4-
American Tennis Stars Win
Singles and Doubles Matches
in London Championship
BEAT LYCETT AND BARRETT
London, Juno17.-VVHllnm T. Til
den, of Philodclphia. nnd William If.
Johnston, of California. American
champion, today won their matches in
the fifth round of the London lawn ten
nis ehnmpionship.
Tlldcn defeated B. I. P. Xorton. 0-2.
7-5, and Johnston eliminated M. J. G.
Uitchio, C-2, 0-2.
Johnston, paired with William T.
Tilden, Jr., of Philadelphia,- scored an
impressive victory in tho fourth round
of the doubles. The American pair de
feated the international team, consist
ing of Randolph Lycett, of Australia,
and II. Rqper Barrett, of England, two
out of three sets, by scores of 0-1, .1-0.
0-2.
This wns the strongest tenm thnt
the Americans have been cnlled upon
to face in the tournnmcut to dnte. Bnr-
rett has held the British singles and
doubles championships on several oc
casions during recent yenrs, while Ly
cett is ono of the most prominent of the
Australian players, with n record of
Laving won many Antipodean, conti
tientnl nnd English championships on
both open aid covered courts.
Lycett played in the American na
tional championship Inst year. Ho was
pnired iu the doubles with R, V.
Thomas, of Australia.
The diminution of Ritchie, the vet
eran Knclish internationalist, who won
decisively from R. Norris AVilinms, 2d,
of Boston, .esfrdny, Indicates thnt the
Callforninn has reached the height of
his form and will be a formidable con
tender in the British chnmpionships nt
Wimbledon beginning next Monday.
Ritchie hns never attained the British
championship in singles, although with
the Into Anthony 1 Wilding ho twice
held tho title in doubles. 1008 nnd 1010.
In 1000 he won the all-comers' tour
nament in singles, but lost tho chal
lenge match for the titlo to A. W. Gore.
In 1002. 100."t nnd 1001 ho wns run-ncr-up
in the blngles championship, be
ing benten once by tho late Hugh L,
Uoherty nnd twico by P. L. Riseloy.
TO CURB COAL PROFITEERS
Attorney General Palmer Orders In
vestigations in Bituminous Regions
Washington, June 17. (By A. P.)
A drive on profiteers in bituminous coal
was ordered today by Attorney General
Palmer.
All federal district attorneys were di
rected to give specinl attention tn
charges of such profiteering nnd to seek
indictment where investigation war
ranted. Complaints have reached tho Depart
ment of Justice, snld Mr. Pnliner. that
the nrico of bituminous coal at the
mines ranges from $7 to $11 a ton with
further Increases imminent, ihe present
cost per ton at the mines, lie says,
including the recent 2i per cent In
crease In wnges, is 2.70 per ton.
GORGAS DANGEROUSLY ILL
Former Surgeon General Rallies
After Hope Is Abandoned
London. June 17. (By A. P.l Tin.
condition of Major General Willinm C.
Gorgns, former surgeon genernl of the
United States army. Is much moro scrl.
ous thnn his friends heretofore hnve been
willing to aumu, it was learned here
todny.
It is reported that threo or four ilnr
ago hopo for the general's recovery was
nbandoncd, but he rallied. While there
has been some improvement, however
ho is still dangerously ill.
CANOEING ON THE RAVrnnm
RnUndld. artlltlo Cbotoeranha nt .
arful cno trip convenient to Phllilttnn
In nxt Sunday-iiPlotorm Uctlou ot It
won-
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Hefty Hitter Gets Into Opening
Game of Series Here
With the Phils
RIXEY OPPOSES HAINES
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By RO.BERT W. MAXWELL
Itogcrs Ilornsby, who wns injured
two days ago. was back in the line-up
with the St. Louis Cards when thc
tool, on the Phillies in the first of the
series today.
Ilornsby was given n grent hand
when he came to the plate in the sec
ond inning. lie sent n long drive to
right which Casey Stengel pulled down
at the flagpole.
Ilornsby wns hit on the bend with a
thrown Jiall. It was first thought
thnt he would bo out of the gntne for a
wpok or more.
Rickev is up in third plnce nnd hns n
great chance of getting out iu front.
Therefore he sent Haines, his most de
pendable hurler. against the Phillies
llaiiie-f got by the first inning without
any trouble, despite the fact that he
walked Stengel. '
Eppa Rixcy took the alignment from
Crnvnth He put the Cards out in order
the first two innings.
It was children's day or something
liko thnr. A band from the balloon
observation outfit played to enliven
things between innings.
FIRST Jnnvrin (lied to Stengel.
Schultz grounded to Rixey. Stock died
to Stengel. No runs, no hits, no errors
Rawlins struck out. Williams ground
ed to Lnvon. Stengel walked. Lavan
tossed out Mousel. No runs, no hits
no errors. ' '
SECOND Ilornsby lined to Stengel,
courtlier wns thrown out by Rawlins.
McIIenry strmk out. No runs, no bits'
no errors.
Fletcher doubled to center. Pnulette
'i. to, IIni'"'-' "ho threw to Lnvnn nud
Hotelier wns caught between second nnd
third, Paulette reaching first wfolj j
Miller hit iuto a double play, Ilornshx
to Lnvnn to Fourier. No runs, one hit
no errors.
MRS. SHONTS ASKS $100,000
Widow of Transit Chief Bases Claim
on Loan Made In 1916
New Yorh, Juno 17 dlv A. P.)
On the plea of Mrs. Mill,, D. Shonts,
widow of th late Theodore P. Shonts,
former president of the Interbnrougu
Rapid Transit Co., thnt sho is without
means of support. Surrogate Foley to
day ordered the administrator,, and
executors of Mr. Shonts's estate to
show cause why SIOO.OOO with interest
from September 21, 1010, should not be
paid his widow.
In her petition Mrs. Shonts declares
the nmount sought is her "proved
claim against the estate" for a loan she
modo Mr. Shonts n number of years
beforo his death. Hearing was set for
tomorrow.
RICKEN3ACKER GIVEN POST
Premier Ace Appointed to Ohio
Aviation Commission
Columbus, June 17. i Hv A IM
Captain "Eddie" Rickenbacker.
America s premier ace. wus named a
member of a state aviation commission
today by Governor Cox. It is said to
be. the first of its klud in tho United
Tho flinoHnn nt t1, n....!....l- ,..
---- ;, " " " lumiiiitmioii will
be to direct n campaign for safety in
-.. ..... .ftv.w,. MHU i luiihwiuio rules
governing flying. The state Lcgls
laturo will be asked to pas suitable
laws elvlntr leirnl . ... .u. .
mission. ' ' """"". lu "" cow-
HORNSBY
BACK
N CARDS
LINE-UP
PRICE TWO, CENTS
HARDING DECLARES '
HE WILL NOT WAGE
All G. 0. P. Factions Look
Alike, Ho Says, Inviting j
Their Aid and Advice
PROGRESSIVES ESPECIALLY
REQUESTED TO MEET HIM
To Continue 'Open Arms' Policy
if Elected, Nominee
States
1
OHAHPAIN
By the Associated Press
, Washington, June 17. Scnato
Harding forranlly announced today that
his campaign as the Republican presi
dential candidate would not be n one
man affair; that the aid and advice ot
every Republican ladcr would be
sought. He declared that this would
be his policy not only during the cam-
pnfgn. but Inter, should he bo elected
President.
"I will see every Republican: nil
Republicans look alike to me," said be
Besides his own announcement on
tho subject, the senator authorized ,
Robert Armstrong, his publicity rep
resentative, to say that the "policy of
the senntor will be to receive nnd in
vite the opinion nnd advice of every
Republican regardless of what part of
the party he belongs to."
Not "One-Mnn" Candldato
"The senator desires not to be a
one-man candidate nny more than ho
desires to be a one-man President if
elected," said Mr. Armstrong.
"Throughout the pre-election campaign
that policy will prevail without
change."
Asked if lie hnd seen Senator John
son, of California, Senator Hnrdinr
said :
"I hope to sec all of my colleague!
Our relntious have alwnjs been very
cordial."
In line with the nnnounced policy of
the candidate, his office today sent out
invitations to a large number of Re
publicnu lenders and particularly those
connected with the so-called progres
sive wing to meet the senator to dis
cuss campaign plans. The list was
withheld, but it wns said to Includo
virtually every Republican lender.
Harry M. Dougherty, manager for the
senntor in the pre-couventlon cam
paign, will nrrive here tomorrow to
confer with Senntor Harding.
"We nre going to try to decide defi
nitely what the plans arc to be," Mr.
Harding said.
Confers With Lodge
-i The -nominee ronfoTrod for nearly tiro
hours today with Senators Lodge and
Brnndcgee, but information ns to tho
matters discussed was withheld.
Senators Moses, rtf New Hampshire,
and France, of Maryland, nlso called
on Senntor Harding.
"We unanimously ndoptcd n resolu
tion thnt Ohio nud New Hampshire
would go Republican this time," said
Senator Moses after his visit.
T liiitnunn Onun.nl Vulkin A Afllnn
I retired, was another visitor. He called
I to congratulate Senntor Harding. John
K. Dwight, former congressman from
j New York state nnd n delegate to the
i Chiengo convention, also saw the noin
I inee for a few minutes.
Cullers nt Senntor Hnrdlng's office
tida included R. B. Strassburger, of
Norrlstown, I'n., who was one of tho
principal malingers nt Chlcngo for
Senator Johnson. "The selectiou of
Senator Ilnrding wns n party nomina
tion nnd I'll stand by it," Mr. Strass
burger said.
Kenon Congratulates Nominee
Senator Ilnrding continued today to
receiv congratulatory messages. Sen
ator Keinon, of Iown, one of the sup
porters of Senntor Johnson In the pre
couveution campaign, .sent a telegram
sajing:
"Congratulation". Iown will give
you CiO.OOll majority that ought to bo
enough."
"I am mighty glad," wrote Chaun
cey M. Dvpow, of New York, "thnt the
grcntest ofhre in the world goes to one
so admirably lined for it and that this
grent honor came to you."
The nomination of tin1 seuator wna
praised in a telegram from Otto H. i
Knhn, n New York bunker, who said:
"You repn .cut nnd exemplify in !
your career that cnlni-mindcd, unspec
tacular, resolute American type,
which is equally opposed to the selfish '
rcnctlonnry und to the utopinn radical,
believes firmly iu the time-honored nnd
tested doctrines, spirit and tradition of
the American constitutional hvstem of
government, the disregard of which
within recent years is Iurgely respon
sible for the trouble-, that beset us."
DR. ROBERTS VERY ILL n
Family Called to Bedside of Aged
Clergyman '
The Rev. Dr William II. Roberts, of
Wavne. who is a patient iu tho Preshy-
terinn Hospital, suffering with chronic
bronchitis, is reported worse this morn
ing. The family received the alarming
word tins morning nnd hurried to the
bedside of Doctor Roberts in the hos
pital. Doctor Roberts was for thirty-six i
vears stated clerk of the Presbyterian I
General Assembl.v until his recent rcslg-,
nation, owing to failing henlth At
the General Assemblj here In May It
wns voted to continue Doctor Roberts an .
stnted clerk emeritus nt full salary of '
15(1000 n J ear for life.
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GOOD BYE CASHES
Wins Opening Race for Two-Year-Olds
at Jamaica Track
tlnmulcn, L. I., June 17. Good Bye,
ridden by Jockey Aiitbrosc, won the
opening race for two ear-olds at the
Ininaica track hero thin afternoon, be
foro n large crowd of horse eulhusiastN.
She paid the ticket holder 7 to 15, 3 to 5
and 1 to .'I.
Mile. Cadeaux, the favorite, finished
third, wli lie Beacon run second.
The summaries;
rillST hack, mld-n nill-, two-year.
oldi. J103T 45 cli-d. a Jurlormi. u '""
1. flood Hjn, II B, Air.broiMj .. T-.1 HA 1-s
llfacon. Wi KclB.y . . . a-l 0-1 a.t
3 Mile, v'lidruu, 113, Hummer 3-5 7-5 a-B
Tlm, l.u-'. Ually C Clara Vrinei
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