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FjQL.- VIIV-NO. 222 ' ' W . Bwd'S'nXtyct'totthAtyTgt raufriphu. p.. ' ; PHILADELPHIA, TUESDAY, MAY 81, 1921
Published Daily Except Sunday. Subscription Trlre 1(1 a. Tr by Mall.
Cnpyrlchtf 1B21, by I'ublle ilitr Company,
PRICE TWO CENTS
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IH MURDER
iNG IN SWAMPS
M'"
tLVAr-Old Fugitive, Caught
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iiii.n at Cornwells, Made
&r His Escape
JiNGTON, MERCHANTS,
rERRORIZED, GIVE FOOD
s J
Hrtport of the capture and subsequent
m of ueorjre jonn, aiicgea smycr
Edward Everett Hatch, of Wvcr-
N. J.i wB disclosed today oy
(. who say the nineteen-year-
uth Is living on outlaw's life In
swamps and woods between Torres-
h and Eddington. n
tir.Mi. a brother or lormer ancrin
tlih Hatch, of Camden county, wns
ftot jo death May 7 In his boathousc
(ten th Dalawaro river nc juciair, n. j.,
Urt piacc.
Conn was named as the manufne-
kJwer's. stayer In aconfcsslon given au
forltles of this city and Camden by
t0 senoOJDOys, wno nam mcjr wcui
Jn'i, Mrnon a hunt for muskrats, which
wA& In th'c murder.
T . . .... .. . . .
y captured wmie Asieep
i Conn, according to Detective Wil-
'Vim Tyson, of the murder squad, was
hfeand asleep In a railroad station near
Geraweiis eany in mo morniuc i ouu
JCt, May 22, by Constable Harry
EV.rt. of Cornwells. .who seized the
Vyeutb and held him with one hand ns
M.retclioa lor a pair ui nunuuuun.
Conn wrenched away from the con
rfiM irasn and leaned through a
window, reaching a nearby woods be
jf'fott Eckert could overtake him. The
fcjltlve'g trail was lost in a mazo of
l,8ndrgrowth and trees.
1 Bincc then Conn has been seen frc
v'rtnirttlr In Torrcsdaln and EddlnKton.
It sccoWlng to reports received by dctcc-
rtv.tlTesof tnis city nnu uamacn. a troi-
5Stritli. Conn recently at the end of the
M'vivTcrresdalc trolley line.
3 btVa HtnwilfMivft IVrmrlTMl
iRtorfkeeners In that section rcnort
tbft the youth has slipped Into their
ateru early in the evening .and bought
Meiers and milk. They admit they
iiwn nu had becn accused of murder,
ifctit'jald they feared him.
K jhotelkcener, who wild lie knew
!nnl also told detectives ho had seen
Ae youth skulking past his place.
!,' Rlt (rnnners 'tisvo Rfnrrhod the
'jjiwamps near Torresdale in an effort to
jffwfthont tangible results.
MsDetectWe Lawrence Doran. of Cam
km County, said today he will ask the
Baperlntendcnt of State Police to detail
'iMirgc force of troopers to' beat through
me wooiib aim Bwnmps in iiini svciiuu,
f'iTollce believe some one is supplying
Cepn , with money, food and clothing.
Al"iem' descriptions furnished by those
L' .- a. - .. .-"-.I 1 I
'ffao say. .meynavc seen tnc youtu, nc I
if.trWently Is wearing different clotheS'J
.-, iruui uiosc nc nau uu ut iuc lime ui inn
W- '
m Was Loader of Boys' "Gang"
v Conn lived with his grandparents On
r a Bridie street near -Thompson, Brides-
. Dnrg. tie was known as thct.ieaaer oi
.,s ' ine rranktord UreeK uang, a nana
t at boys who picked up a living along
.- 'He Delaware river, by hunting musk-
nfct InJ ll ilfiln. n.lt.M il. n.. M.rl.
t.w.o wim tw ui'liiji u,uci uuun uiiu vuuo
Which brought a few dollars.
' When no' left his home, Conn told
FTftlfttlv ho xenti vnlntr tn Vaiit Vnrlf.
4fS(lthou(th police believed this was a
;ii!'bHlfd,, Camden detectives went to
"iork and hunted for him without
:ceM.
fcSConn nnd the ochoolbovH had conn
ffi n.1.1. I " LLI.L I ,
fw wcmir in u green canoe, wiucu ubu
en stolen two months before at Croy
jK i ' Through the canoe, beached near
gM rennsylvanla Railroad bridge over
&jitt Delaware, nftcr the slaying of
'ttgatch, police located Walter Wavewsky,
jjouneen years old, and David Augustine,
Wfifeen years old.
isv. ,-f ne dots, in separate confessions
Synich tallied exactly, according to de
KteeUves, give a vivid nccount of the
Mjsylng of the manufacturer.
firs BRYAN OF FLORIDA NOW
'Peerless One' Tranafera Citizenship
Prom Lincoln to Miami
J Yorh, May 31. (By A. P.)
Wl lam -T Tlpvnn ...III ... I. fl.l.l
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i-" ""; umre. ne ncro touay nc
rr?kln.0DnCf'1 tlmt h,s actual residence In
V im State would become his legal resi
dence.
He
was influenced in making the
ange. he said, by the stnte of Mrs.
P
. wii a
health, nnd In his new home
'expected to concern himself as. much as
ertr With nnhll AtTnln, ITo'.al.l,
' "Mrs. Bryan's health 'is such that it
It"?- "cc8fry for us to live In tho KouUi,
K,Dd havlllB lived In Mlnml for olirht
h Jtm, wc have chosen that city for our
permanent home. .For aome time I have
l ro, pouticnlly Kpcaking,' in u state of
k fwin-nuru animation, living In Florida.
ft out vntlnv In VM...... Ill.. .....l.
Wl.l..V.? " "".. IIB IHUl.ll
.j-vnisiefi, as ever in tho prouirnm or
vMTuincni ami deciding to make my
malning years ns valuable to my
icountry as possible, I hayc decided (o
fnsff ,my citizenship to Florida, nnd
gwus hmkc my actual residence my legal
I'tildencc nlso."
MICTION IS TAME
COMPARED WITH
M0VIE BEAUTIES
here's u little girl who gave up n
i to uallfornln to enter our
' ovJe Beauty Contest. Made up
i' on mind she would go West later
' If tills tHA
JVC told hor Itnr. nn.1 t
NOW SHE HAS A JOB:
; pK CHANCE IS HERE
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Ho Is Bvarts Graham, Jr. Ills mother, who is fondly holding him up to tho admiring glances of the 1011 class'
at the college, of which sho Is a graduate. Uvarts proved tho smallest and biggest attraction of the day
HOUSEKEEPER HAS
INHERITANCE AT 65
'Maggie," Who Served in Live-
2ey Home foV Forty Years,
Won't Quit
GETS INCOME FROM $40,000
j
Miss Mnrgnret Scrry worked forty
years as housckcepor for the- late John
Llvezcy nnd his sister in their stately
old house nt Allen's lane nnd M'lRsn
hickon avenue and today sho fell heir
to tho income from a $40,000 trust
fund left her In his will.
Sho Is known as "Maggie" to nil the
neighborhood nnd is everybody's friend.
Sho came to the Llvezcy family when
sho wns a girl of twenty-five, wns with
them when the father and mother of the
.present generation passed nwny nnd
wns at John Llvezcy s bedside when he
died, a little more thnn a week ago,
after a stroke of paralysis.
"Mnggle" has becn under a doctor's
care sinco tho death of hen. old em
nloyr Sho was so shocked and heart
broken at the death that she lias been
confined to her room since. The news
of the legacy, which is to provide her
with a good Income for the rest of her
life, was communicated to her by Mr.
LIvezey's sister, but did little to assuage
her sorrow for tho man she had waited
on for forty yenrs.
Sho said today tho legacy will not
change her way of life. Sho has told
members of tho family she does not in
tend to begin being "a ladr" nt this
late day. but will keep on being "the
Livczeys' housekeeper, staying on nt
the big house In Mount Airy nnd look
ing after Mrs. Firth, her late em
ployer's ulster, to whom she is no less
devoted. ..
The Llvezcy estate is estimnted nt
$200,000. The residue will go to two
sisters nnd a nephew. Tho Livezcjs arc
widely known In Gcrmnntown, where
they are cztenslvn-land owners. A part
of tho big Livczey estato wns taken'
over recently by tho Fnlrnioiint l'nrk
Commission to form an extension to the
park.
"DRY" BILL DISAPPROVED
Vetoed by Wisconsin Governor, Who
Attacks Anti-Saloon Methods
Madison, Wis., May 31. (By A.
P.) Tho Mathcson prohibition en
forcement bill was vetoed today by Gov
ernor BJnlnc on the ground that it is
"Indefinite nnd uncertain" nnd in con
flict with the Volstead Act.
In a message to the Stnte Assembly
he nttacked whnt he termed the Anti
Saloon League lobby whMi drew up the
measure ns "pernicious" nnd asked
that the new enforcement bill be passed,
"which has no evidence of their handi
work." UNLICENSED DRIVER HELD
Police Inquiry When Car Takes Flro
Costly to Youth
An alnrm he sent in to save his
burning automobile resulted in tho ar
rest of nn eighteen-year-old youth this
morning nt Sixty-third street and East
wick avenue.
IIo was Samuel Cnrcco, 010 Fitz
water street. An overheated gusollno
tnnk caused the fire. After trying to
Sut out the flames ho sent In nn alarm,
ut by the time the engines enme the
Wnzo was under control.
At the same time, a patrolman asked
Cnrcco for his driving license. The
voung man could not produce it, nnd
admitted ho wns drlviug his father's
car. Then ho was arrested.
SHIP FIRE AT BUENOS AIRES
Blaze on U. 8. Board Vessel Quickly
Extinguished
Buenos Aires, May 81. (By A. P.)
Fire staTtcd today on the United
States Shipping Board steamship Mar
tha Washington, but tho blazo was
quickly extinguished. The couso of tho
fire Is not known.
The strike of longshoremen continues,
hut tho employment of non-union Inbor
Is lucreosing in the port nrcn, which Is
being guarded, by military forces.
Pershing at Slstsr'a Grave
Princeton. III.. May ,11. (By A. P.)
General Pershing en mo hero from Chi.
rngo yesterday to deoornto tho grave
of his sister, Mrs. ltlchnrd Paddock.
Later he reviewed a parade nnd ad
dressed several thousand persons'nt tho
memorial exercises of tho Princeton
Post of the American Legion,
RAIL WAGE CUT JULY 1
U. S. Labor Board to Hand Down
Ruling Tomorrow
Clilcago, May 31. (By A. P.) The
United States Itailwny Labor Board
today completed work on tho decision,
which it will hand down tomorrow,
cutting the wages of employes of 104
railroads. .Eventually the new rates to
be established will apply to every road
In the country.
Advance estimates of the slnsh to be
ordered by the board place tho figure
somewhere between 10 and 15 ner cent.
with the general belief that it will be
nearer the lower figure than the higher.
A 10 per cent cut would subtract
some $300,000,000 from the Nation's
railway wage bill.
Tomoriaw'a decision will be effective
July 1, just fourteen months nftcr the
$000,000,000 increase ot last year took
effect,
If
Bows to Decree of General As
8embly as Supreme Church
j Tribunal-
CONGREGATION LAUDS HIM
Elkton, Md., May 31. The Rev.
John MrElmoye, pnstor of the Presby
terian Church here, whose reputation
ns the "Marrying Pnrnon," figured In
the proceedings of the General Assembly
recently held nt Winona Lake, Ind.,
has designed his pulpit.
In bowing to the decree of the su
preme tribunal of tho Church, which
sustained the nctlon of the loonl presby
tery In ousting him, Dr. McEImoye
makes n vigorous protest against his
removal nnd defends his course as
pastor. (Tho congregation, in accept
ing its pnstor's resignation, wnrmly
commends him nnd condemns the ac
tion of the General Assembly.
The resignation was presented nt n
congregational meeting last night.
Pastor Bows to Supremo Judiciary
Dr. McElmoylo wrote:
"While I have received no oflklul
Information ns to tho action of the Gen
eral Assembly of the Presbytcrlnn
Church in the U. S. A., In relation to
the matters before it pertaining to this
church, news has reached us to indi
cate with sufficient accuracy what
that action wns. The assembly ap
proved tho action of the presbytery In
dissolving the pastoral relation between
this church nnd myt-elf nnd declared
Invalid your election of elders under
jour amended charter.
"Justice Stanton J. Pcclle, member
of tho assembly nnd counsel for the
synod of Bultlniore and for the Elkton
church nnd its pastor, eminent lawyer
and distinguished jurist that ho is, de
clared that the judgment of tho as
sembly uiis wrong. 9
"Permit me to say that judgment has
dono me cruel wrong. It has trampled
upon my i.. st fundamental rights ns
a man und its u minister. I have becn
crucified upon n cross of mnllce. I fool
that tho General Assembly has been
Contlmurt on rare Klshtcrn. Column FoJV
RICHARD"'H7AfS0N DIES
Stock Exchange Member Was Prom
inent In Masonic Circles
Richard II. Wntson. one of tho old
est members of tho Philadelphia Stock
.?.?..cJ"y!sc..,l,PU' ,nst "'R1'1 "t his home,
3005 Hamilton street. He wnH eighty
five years old. Although he had becn
111 for some time, his condition did not
take a iserlous turn until n few days
ago. '
He was in the plumbing business nt
1707 Chestnut street. Mr. Wntson was
actively connected with the plumbing
Industry for more thnn seventy years,
and through Ms initiative did much to
place it on a progressive basis. He
wus admitted to the Philadelphia Stock
Exchnngo on September 23, 1880.
IIo wns well known In Masonic cir
cles nnd was n inomber of the Odd Fel
lows and several other fraternal or
ganizations. Mr. Watson Is survived
by two daughters, Miss Irene Wntson
nnd Sirs. William C. Bnrratt.
Tho funernl will take place Thurs
day afternoon, Services will bo con
ducted n( St, Anthony's Protestnnt
Episcopal Church, Thirty-sixth and
Bnrlng streets. Internment will be In
Lnurel Hill Cemetery.-
roMNIl WATKH recommended by. leading
piylctana na an ellmlnant. kidney und
urinary aedatlva In acarlet (ever, typhoid
(ever, intcralltlal nenhrltla (Urlaht'a Olieaee),
cryatltlti, arthrltU, and urlo acid condition!,
I'HU.AnHI.riUA OKFICI3
412 Real Estate Trmt lild. Adv.
MARYNG
PARSON
RESIGNS HIS PULP
ALUMNAE DAY
RACING CAR HITS
AUTOJNJURING 4
Philadelphians on Way Home
Hurt in White Horse
Pike Accident
POLICE HUNT FOR DRlVER
Four Philadelphians were hurt last
night, one seriously, ns they were re
turning from Atlantic City, when their
motorcar wns sldewipcd by a racing
car on the White Horse pike, nt El
wood. N. J..
Hcrmnn Dubrow. 018 South street,
was the man hurt scrlouslv. He has
internal injuries nnd is in Cooper Hos
pltal, Camden.
Martin Koplin. r2rt De Lnnccy street,
was cut on the head 'nnd on the right
leg nbove the knee.
The others were Jnmes Sterling. 018
fprure street, nnd Benjamin Kopllnsky.
f22 Knter street. They were cut and
bruised on the head nnd body.
Memorial Day Outing
Dubrow nnd his companions had
passed Memorial Day at the shore re-wn-tr'ThevtviTrir-drlvlng'hc'me'ann'lia'il
reached Elwood, about six miles from
Hnmmonton, about 0:30 o'clock lust
night.
Thoy saw n motorcar of the racer
typo hurtlins nlong the piko toward At
lantic City. Dubrow slowed down nnd
edged toward the extreme right of tho
roadway to give the. other machine am
ple space.
But the racer swerved suddenly nnd
sldewipcd the slowly moving motorcar,
hurling it ngninst n telephone pole. The
machine was wrecked nnd the men were
spilled out on tho road. e
Ilncer Doesn't Stop
The racing car rebounded after the
collision, but the driver mnnnged to
keep it on the road and sped nwny
without stopping to nid the injured
men. Another motorist who came along
in n few minutes brought tho men to the
office of Dr. J. C. Bitlcr, nt Hammon
ton Dubrow's condition wns such thnt the
physician ordered his immediate re
moval to the hospital, no was placed
on n stretcher nnd brought to Camden
on the 8:30 o'clock express. The other
men accompanied him.
Police of Atlantic City and of towns
nlong tho White Horse pike have been
plvcji a general description of the raring
car. It is believed the machine can be
traced through the damage inflicted on
it by tho collision.
FATE OF CREW ON SCHOONER
ESPERANTO STILL IN DOUBT
Canadian Official Unable to Learn
Whether Men Were Taken Off
Halifax, N. S May 31. (By A.
P.) The fate of the captain and crew
of the Gloucester schooner Esperanto,
winner of the international fishermen's
rncn last fall, which foundered yef,tor-
,lnv nft Mnlilf. Tulnnrl u'lia uMll lH .ln..K,
today after receipt here of n message
from the Snble Island station of the Ma
rine nnd Fisheries Department. An In
quiry ns to whether Captain Alden Geel.
of Elsie II, who had found Espcrnnto
sunk to her cross trees, had rescued
Cnptnin Thomas Bcnham nnd his crew
of twenty-two brought no reply from
Acting Superintendent Nnuglo. The
message from Sable Island station rend :
"Captain Geel wns gone when life
boat arrived. No sign of life,"
C. H. Hnrvey, Hnllfnx agent of the
department, then dispatched a second
message, reading.
"Did j on see Esperanto founder?
Answer witn any otner mrormntion. "
J.oenl fishermen wcro inclined to be
lieve that the shipwreck lint not been
seen from shore and that Elsie II had
sailed nwny before tho spars of the
Gloucester man were sighted and a life
boat sent nut. .
WHEAT JUMPS"T0$1 .82
Sensational Advance In Chicago Due
to Demand From Shorts ,
Chicago, May air (By A. P.)
Mny wheat inude a sensational upward
swing in price today us n result of de
run ml from shorts who hud waited un
til tho last of the month before ful
filling contracts. Little wns foi mle
und the market run up 12V& cent' a
bushel to $1.82, ns compared with Sat
urday's finish.
Except in the May delivery nf wheat
pricey, although firm, kept wiHiln mod-'
erato limits. Huge receipts of all
kinds of grain here today operated ns
n counterbalance against tho hullls'i
effect of the unusuul upturn In the
price of May wheat. About 24fh car
loauH of grnln arrived, Including 450
curs of whent.
MR
BARLOW WINS
IN ENGLISH GOLF;
L
Philadelphia Star Reaches
Third Round Miss Leitch
Beats Westbrook Girl
MISS CUMMINGS SURVIVES
WITH MRS. 0. F. FEITNER
How American Women
Fared in British Golf
Miss Marlon Holllns, Westbrook. L.
I., was defented by Miss Cecil Lcltch,
British champion, by one hole.
Mrs. Ronald II. Barlow, Merlon C.
C, Philadelphia, defeated Miss Phyllis
Lobbett. England, 8 and 2.
Miss Edith Cummlngs, Chicngo, beat
Mrs. F. W. Brown, England. 4 nnd 3.
Sirs. O. F. Feltner, South Shore. L.
I., bent Mrs. H. Jackson, England, fi
and 4.
Miss Sarah, Fownes, of Pittsburgh,
defeated Miss E. C. Bcwlay, England,
7 nnd 0.
Mrs. Thurston Wright, Allegheny,
Pa., lost to Miss Doris E. Chambers,
WIrral, England. 3 nnd 2.
Turnberry, Scotland, May 31. Mrs.
Ronald H. Barlow, the star golfer from
the McrI6n Cricket Club, Philadelphia,
today, won her second round match In
the British women's championship here.
Tho veteran Phlladelnhla llnkswoman
triumphed over Miss Phyllis Lobbett,
ot (Jievedon, . up and - to play.
Miss Cecil Leitch, the British cham
pion, followed her victory of yesterday
over Miss Alexa Stirling, the American
tltleholdcr, by eliminating Miss Marion
Holllns, of Westbrook, L. I., by one
hole.
Miss Edith Cummlngs, of the On
wentsla Club, Chicngo, and Mrs. O. F.
Feltner. South Shore. L. I., ndvnnccd
to the third round. Miss Cummlngs
defeated Mrs. F. W. Brown, Iloynl
Wimbledon, 4 up and 2 to play, Mrs.
Feltner, eliminated Mrs. II. Jack-'
son, of England, 5 up and 4 to play,
and Ml as' Sarah Fownes, Pittsburgh,
scored nn easy 7 and fl victory over
Miss E. C. Bewlny, England.
Rain Slows Greens
Rnin during the night made the greens
much slower tnon they were yesterday.
Tho match between Sirs. Barlow and
Miss Lobbett nttrndted a good callery.
Both played steadily. Mrs. Barlow was
2 up nt the seventh hole. She lost the
next two nnd they mnde the turn all
square. Mrs. Barlow won the eleventh
nnd twelfth holes nnd linked, the thir
teenth nnd won the fourteenth. Both
players bunkered on the second shot nt
tho fifteenth hole, but each got well out,.
Miss Lobbett won the hole In six to
seven. This left the American golfer 2
up. On the sixteenth.hole MKs Lob
bett laid a hnlf stymie- which Mrs. Bar
low negotiated and won by 3 up nnd 2
to play.
Some splendid nlav was produced in
I ho match between Miss Leitch and
Miss Holllns, the British ehnmpjon'fi
wooden :clubv Rhotsfbeu4tteJHant, while
Miss Holllns wns cqii ally 'good on the
greens, xney were nil snunrc nt the
ninth hole, with the following enrds :
Mlei Leitch
Out R 4 4ft n 3 4 S 4 3fl
Mls Halllnn
out i4S4saan 4 3d
Miss Holllns Putts Well
The first hole wns won by Miss
I.eitch. it ngninst u, ana sne took tne
third hole, 4 to 5. Miss Holllns re
gained one nt the fourth hole nnd the
other nt the seventh. One of the par
ticular features of the game was the
fine putting of Miss Holllns. She holed
n long one or n half at the second
hole, nnothcr four-yard putt nt the
fourth nnd on eight-yard putt "at the
seventh.
Summary:
SECOND BOUND
Mrs. It. II. Harlow. Philadelphia, defeated
Mlaa l'hyllla Lobbett, Clevcden. 3 up and -to
ploy.
Mlaa Cocll Leitch. Ilrltlih champion, de
feated Mlea Marlon Holllns. Westbrook. L.
I., by 1 hole.
Mlaa Edith C'ummlnm. Onwentala. Club,
Chicago, beat Mra. F. TV. Ilrown. Royal
Wimbledon, 4 up and S to plav.
Mra. O. P. Feltner. Bouth 8hore. L. I.,
beat Mra. II. Jackson. Knglnnd. 5 up and 4
to play.
Kate Robertson of Tlenronaflcltf Canada,
wan beaton by Mra. Daynes. ot Troon, by
2 up.
Mlaa n. A. Fownes of Plttsburxh. beat
Mlaa K. C. Rewlay, Moaeley, 7 up and it
to play.
Mlaa Janet Jackson lalar.vl Malahldo. beat
Mra. P. It. Cooper, nowdtn. S up and 7 to
P Molly Orinitha. Runnlnadale. beat Miss K.
F Houthton. Aldebursh, 3 up and 1 to
piny.
Mrs. Thurston Wrlffht. of Allecheny. Pa.,
was beaten by Miss Doris K. Chambers WIr
ral, 3 up and 2 to play.
TWO HELD IN CHILD'S DEATH
Victim Was Struck by Auto on Pass
yunk Avenue
Erwln Lleberman, eighteen years old,
Taskcr street nbove Seventh, and Sam
uel Cnmato, twenty-six years old,
ISinctecntli street aoovc t airmount avc-
I nue, drivers of the two automobiles
iwhlcn coiiuieu ami Killed i;ster Harad,
I two years old. 1000 Passyunk nvenuc,
I nt Passyunk avenue und Tasker street
I Sunday, were held without ball for the
action of the Coroner by Magistrate
1 Douchcrty at a hearinjr In tho Fifteenth
streot and Snyder avenue station this
morning.
The machines collided nnd ran up on
the sldcwnlk In the midst of n num
ber of children who were plnying. Two
brothers nod a sister of the child who
was killed were nlso Injured.
4 SOLDIERS KILLED IN CORK
Fourteen Othen Wounded Whllo
Marching From Barrack
Cork, Mny 31. (By A. P.) Four
soldiers were killed, two mortnll)
wounded nnd twelve slightly wounded
when they were attacked nt 8 o'clock
this morning while inarching from the
Youghal barracks to the rifle ranee.
Near the golf links the road hod been
mined nnd nn Intense fire was opened
on the soldiers. Bombs also were used.
Tho uninjured soldiers replied to the
fire of the attacking party.
A curate, who was driving to cele
brate mass, got into the line of fire
nnd was wounded. His driver was killed,
Belfast, May 31. (By A, P.) An
officer of the Irish royal constabulary
was shot to dentil last night during nn
hour's fighting between a number of
constables and an ambushing party. The
constables were cycling from Blnrney
Castle to Monnghnn. when attacked.
The ambushers wero routed.
nOMEHTEAD, VIIIOINIA HOT SrBINGH.
Two famous colt couraea. 2500 feet elevation.
Average summer temperature Oi',Adv,
M HO
UN OUT
Bee Stings Womans Ankle,
Causing Auto Accident
Atlantic City, May 31. A bum
ble boo sting on a woman's nnkle
caused an automobllo accident abovo
Mays Landing, when Irving S.
Brewer, nn Insurance broker of
Washington, D. C, drove his car
over nn embankment into a creek, No
one was hurt and no serious damage
il6nc, but several hours elapsed be
fore Mr, and Mrs., Brewer could
'continue their journey.
Startled by n piercing shriek from
his Vlfc when a, bee stung her,
Brewer lost control of the cor and
tin mnchliie plunged into the creek.
First nid was administered to Mrs
ilrewcr, who, soon regained her com
posure. While sho suffered some
pnlti ns the result of tin poisonous'
ijlng. Iit nnklo was only slightly
pivollrn.
AGREEMENT OF U
S.
AND TOKm LIKELY
Anglo-Japanese Alliance Tends
to Halt Ail-Asiatic
Movement
DISARMING ISSUE INVOLVED
By CLINTON W. OILBERT
f laff Correspondent Krenlnc Piihlle Ledeer
Copuriaht. til. by PuoHe Ltdotr Co.
Washington, May 31. With the
British Imperial conference nbout to
n".emblc next month In TVmdon comes
tho Fucirpstlon that the 1'nlted States
be made n party to the Anitlo-Jnpn-nesp
treaty, which shnll be limited in
scone to such objects as this country
wNhcs to keep In view In the Orient.
Tt is .nI'Vnvl hnrdV llkeh here tlmt
the Knltcd States will enre to enter
into any such formal agreement ns the
renewal of this alliance, even restricted
to conomlc questions nrt!ng In con
nection with the development of the
Orient.
But a meeting- of minds betwoesm
theie three nntlons. Orcnt Britain. Jn
pan nnd the United States Is Inevitable
when the subiect of naval dlenrinnmcnt
I npproached. The plan of the Ad
ministration with regard to disarma
ment Is this: First, prlvnte confer
ences with the chief military nnd na
val Powers, which will work out n
program of reduced expenditures upon
Innd nnd sea forces, then a more gen
eral conference upon disarmament, at
which all nations will agree to limit
their navies and armies.
Harding Fears Futile Debate
To call a general conference, such
ns the Borah amendment to the nnvnl
bill seems to contemplate, would, in
the opinion of Mr. Ilnrdlnc nnd his
ndviccrs. result In n futile debnte,
which mlsht lend anywhere ; the smaller
Pitwer.s, having idenrfnf their own upon
disarmament just ns they now have
upon the League of Nations, which are
utterly Inconsistent with the interests
of the bigger powers.
il tun g rem rowers, nnving lorccs
"" "I"!' ' ",;," ""' .TB.,m'rTi e";;;?Wl Iv .Taopl. tor his brother's fall
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."lli'liKiil. it-.uii tin iiimi-imiwiMiiih iiiw.i
111
the limitr.Mon of nrainnpnt. It Is held
here tlmt the; cju pilot an iiSM'mbly
of nations Into a sensible program.
The question of nnvnl disarmament
is primnrily one for the three great
naval Powers, the United Stntes, Great
Britain and Japan. Now it is Impos
sible to renfh a program of limitation
of forces nmnng them with some broad
understanding ns to future policies
upon which there will be harmony. So
that either the renewal of the Anglo-
Continued nn Pe Elthtrtn. Column Thrrr
STRIKING BAKERS ARRESTED
Charged With Threatening Men
Who Took Their Places
ChlcAgo, Mny 31. (By A. P.) Five
union bakers were arrested today when
striking emploves of n large bakery com
pany were said to have threatened non
union men who took their places.
More than 1000 union baiters, vhoc
agreement expired yesterday, were on
strike. Although they were said to hao
baked h.T per cent of Chicago's bread,
the master .bakers announced that no
shortage was threatened, ns the vacan
cies were almost immediately ill I'd by
non-union men.
The strike was called when the Mas
ter llnl ers Association iinuounced n
20 per cent reduction in wages.
NEW VLADIVOSTOK REGIME EXTENDS SURVEY
TOKIO, May 31. Anti-Bol&hcvik leaders who have estab
lished the new Vladivostok government have extended their au
thority to the liorthwc&Uvnrd, lays a report received here. The
i.iajoiity of the commissars and the higher clerk implcyed by
the railroads In the southern part of the maritime province have
fled, or have been arrested, but the railroads continue in operation.
CASE OF BUBONIC PLAGUE REPORTED IN TEXAS
AUSTIN, TEX., May 31. A case of bubonic plague hat, Uc
vcloped In Limestone County, according to a report to Mnntou M.
Canlck, State Health Officer. It was leported by n surgeon of the
United States Tublic Health Service, and was caused by tho bite
of a rnt. Dr. Canick will leave Immediately to invcbliirntu.
DICKERS0N OUT OF PRISONERS' RELIEF SOCIETY
"WASnTNOTON, May 31. Abolishment of the office of ;cn
cral manager of the Prlsoucrs' Relief Society, held by Denver S.
Dlekcrsou, of Nevada, former eupertntcncleut of Federal prisoiiR,
wns announced today by Chairman J. L. Bowles, of the society's
board of directors. Dr. E, E. Duddlng, president of tho boclcty,
has been recalled to Washington to resume active charge oT Its
affairs, the announcement said, Mr. Dickerson no longer bcliif
couneotcd with the society.
ANTHRACITE COMBINE
RUTHLESS, EDGE SAYS;
PROBE IS SURE TO COME
COAL MINERS TO CONSIDER
REOPENING OF WAGE PACT
Executive Board of Dlatrlct No. 2
Called to Clearfield June 2
Clearfield, Pa., May 31. (By A. P.)
-The Executive Bonrd of District No.
2, United Mine Workers of America,
hns been called to meet here June 2 b)
John Brophy, district president. Among
other things to be considered will b
the roquet of J. S. Sonimervllle, of
Altoona, president of the Central Coii
Association, thr.t the wage agreement
between the miners and operators be
reopened.
Mr. Sommcrville sent a similar re
quest to President Brophy April 30 lnt
to wnicn Air. Hropliy renlled that it
would be necessary for the Executive
Board to know Just whnt nutations it
was proposed by the coal operators to
discuss. To this letter Mr. Sonimer
vllle replied with the suggestion that the
"situation surrounding Central Penn
sylvania and Its effect upon the produc
tion In our fields Is, in our opinion, u
subject for mutual consideration."
In Ills reply to this letter President
Brophy said:
"If your purpose Is to ask for n re
duction in wnge scales, ns Is Intimated
in the various press notices emanating
from Altoona, a conference would bo
useless because the position of District
No. 2 is the position taken by our na
tional organization, that our present
contracts nrc binding; that they were
established by the United States Bitu
minous Coal Committee, actlns for the
Government, nnd thnt they must con
tinue until March 31, 1022."
TRY BOY, 11, FOR MURDER
Youngest Person Ever Arraigned on
Charge In Indiana Faces Court
Knox. Ind.. Mny 31. (Br A. P.)
Trial of eleven-) ear-old Cecil Burkett
on nn Indictment charging him with first
degree murder Is to begin todnv In the
Starke Count)- Circuit Court. The 1ml
Is charged with firing tho rifle shot
which killed Bcnnlc Slnvln. seven years
old. nt Ora, Ind.. n vlllnee In Starke
County, last Thnnksglving Day.
According to attorneys the Burkett
boy Is the joungest person ever Indicted
In Indiana on the charge of first-dcjrrce
murder. They predict some dlffictiKv in
obtaining a jury If the Stnte makes' nn
ffort to press for the 'dentil pennlty,
which mny be lnfiictcil. according to Inw.
despite the age of the lad.
"WHITE MULE" KICKED HARD
Sent Paroled Convict Back to Flnlah
Prison Term
Four dollars and a suit with nn extra
pair of trousers sent Frank Borse. who
got out of the Eastern Penitentiary a
week ago, back today to serve out un
indeterminate of term from one to three
years. Ho had served two yenrs and
two months when paroled.
Joseph Borse, of 200 Whnrton street,
his brother, told Magistrate Curson
Frank had taken the S4 May 22 nnd
the suit nnd trousers May., JM, pnynlng
i ,i,
clothing. "WKito Wlulr P'4 was?
fom grace, trunk linrt turned over
j l.n ,.n,v,i t
the pnwn tickets nnd promised to make
monetary restitution.
"Do you want me to send him to
prison?" the Magistrate asked.
"It's entirely up to you," answered
Joseph Borse.
Thereupon the Magistrate ordered
Frank turned over to the prison au
thorities to serve out his term.
RUM GRAFT SUSPECTS fREE,
Friends
of Men in Hush
Money
Case Warned
A score of sympathizers, who went to
the Federal Building today to attend
the hearing of two men uccused of
trying to obtain hush money from nn
uptown saloonkeeper by representing
themselves as Federal agents, were
rounded up In the third lloor currldor
today.
After being searched to see if they
posses-ed fake badges or revolvers the
men were released with n
warnin' to
stnv nwnv from the tuillilltif-.
The men who will have n hearing he-
fore United States Commissioner Man- I trlbutlon und other operations whera
ley are Jnmes .1. Norman and Chris- i there nrc chances for the favored mlne
tian Bernhardt, of Broad street anil rnr scheme.
Columbia nvenue. They are charged 1 Contract and prevailing market prices
trying to obtain SI 000 from Hugh Bad- I for coal, nnd the sale nnd storage of
well a saloonkeeper, from Frankford. ' coal, nrc specifically mentioned ns nub
on primlslug not to molest him if he , jeets for investigation.
iioiriw i in vininin rnn nrnni nr nn miei
. -....,. .- jr '(IS (,M( innri
New Jersey Senator As
serts Coal Men Must Be
Forced to Obey Law ,j
JAIL, NOT MERE FINE, 1
URGED AS PENALTY
Frelinghuysen Bill Would Bring
Secrets of Trust Into
the Open
Measure Would Put Hoover In
Charge of Thorough '
Investigation
By GEOnOK NOX McCAIN
Washington. Maj 31.
.?. r ' a t"rou" f Senators, of
2 . i ( nm . mfnrr. who nro'op.
fl ; "'fonilizallon whether it
.UU ,'7"'rfV" conl m,,"' '' 'A"
rMmc ther. ' ;y
J2- ," m,u"' ho ''one ' conteraet
JtL?rHtof """-' opernlort
monopoH-fnj; a necentitu and m.
noi7 upon the people a bur-ten that
t permitting thexe men to profit
enormously nt pubttr expense." '
United States Senator Walter H.
Ldge. of New- ,Tcrfl(.y, wfls the p.nker.
He was one of the most active members
or the Senate Sub-commlttee that ln-
yestlgnted tho anthracite question dur-,
ing the Inst session.
.tMr.i,M t,,0:ogli!y familiar with tho'
te'i""-, ,J'Jth Senator William M
.Wti'l!f New,Tork' he mainly con-
tlminq!,,lnm'nnt,on (f " ,n
"I hove seen nnd heard enough."
he continued, "to convince me that '
there is a combination of producers,
no matter how they may deny or con-
wlran'-o T,'?f W,,r.k In connection '
with organizations of sn es agents nnd
hllhlT t",,"nln'ni anthracite at the '
m? h,7.tiiri.r ' .Mhey w, continue to I
maintain It until they are forced to
recognize the law and the power that
Is nbove them.
. VJ'',Py ST.P conscienceless In their I
methods. They have profiteered reck- '
lesHly, as has been proved by their I
own witnesses They are apparently ,
a law unto themselves, and nothing '
but declslvj, action will force them to !
act otherwise. ,
Wants Congress to Act i
"I have grown so thoroughly out of
patience Hint is not n sufficiently
strong expression to describe my '
feelings with their deceptions and '
cpmhlnations. thnt I do not hesltato i
Jo say that I shall Indorse nny nctlon !
by Congress that will expose these l
people to the Marching light of a I
thorough investigation." i
.'!I"n'.t it Possible the nnthrncito-op-i
era tors may bring sufficient pressure to
bear on Congress to prevent Investi
gation or even a limited control of their
business?" I asked Senator Edge. '
They innv. hut the emctllext l)it
they could send down here would
fail to prevent an ultimate and com- )
plcte examination into their system.
They would not hesitnte to speuj
any sum to head off an investigation
thnt would investigate. But It will
have to come in the end.
iAii'WW! mTln
committee of the Senate looking to the
investigation as well as the practical
) control of the anthracite industry by
i the Secretary of Commerce.
One Frelinghuysen measure, which is
entitled "a bill to aid in stabilization
of the coal Industry," includes in Its
provisions operators, dealers, wholesale
and retail, the distribution of coal to
all sections of the country, Including
the distribution of coal cars to the
i mines.
I ,, . .. . . .
uniiroaus .iiusi nxpiain
, ' H" latter will draw the railroads
into tne limelight and compel explana-
tlons concerning favoritism In car dis-
I I'.ven railroad fuel used by the rail-
mails in their locomotives, the stocks
of conl on hand or In storage, nnd the
prices demanded In any section of the
country mny bo investigated.
Labor unions enter the field thromrti
n mandatory that the secretary "shall
investigate" working conditions, prac
tices, terms of emplojment nnd living
expenses of miners nnd other workers.
The Secretory of Commerce is di
rected further to investigate the prac
ticability of a zoning system, defining
the distnnce from the mine within which
coal maj be transported.
Tho Director of the Bureau of Mines
shall also, under the hill, Investigate
the methods and processes for the stor
age, anal) sis and economic utilization
of conl.
All books, papers, documents, reports,
records nnd correspondence of every kind
must be produced, whether demanded of
a coal conipan). railroad or any Indi
vidual. A lllful neglect or refusal to
Continued on 1'nire KUhtrrn, Column Two
BOAT UPSETsTgTrl DROWNS
Five Children, Members of Choir,
Rescued by Rector
Baltimore, Muy ,ll. (Bv A. P.)
Alice Cnperton Shaw, twelve-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Forbes
Shaw, was drowned and the other firm II
children, nil members nf the choir of
St. Michael nnd All Angels' Protestant
Episcopal Church, had narrow escape
when a rowixiat In which they were
passengers capsized In the Severn Itlver.
jesterdny afternoon.
The Hev. Dr. Wyatt Brown, rector
of the church, lind his back badly
biulsed nnd cut by the hands of tho
other children as they clutched at hla
body when ho cnrrled them to shore,
Heroic Bishop of Meaux Dead
Paris, May, 81. (By A. P.)Mgr.
Emmuiiiiel Jules Mnrbenu. Bishop of
the Diocese of Meaux. died today, lie
was born In 1R44. While the firmans
were threatening Paris in 1018 Bishop
Marbcau took the place of the Mayor of,
Meaux, and in full vestments faeed
them.
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