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W.-.i t T ' "". r? u- Nc W TMff WEATrfm NiGHT EXTRA I- r-, 'rkwfr'MNl 'tptWd thta afternoon, jJSSkt IMS' IvSw probably local Jt25enowere slightly cooler Friday. ft" fit . f , TTglPEKAHJnr, nM. jwv. mvui rs l o 10 11 112 I 1 I 2 TTTj IJSJ2H 81(83185 1 87 O VOL. VII. NO. 242 Entarad aa Sond-OIi Matter at tb rontoflW, at Philadelphia, Pa. . Undor th Act of March 3. 170 """""". PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, JUNE' 23, 1921 rubllahJ Dally Kxeent Sunday. Subscription Price IB a Tear by Mall. CopyrJirht, 1D21. by Public lidtr Company PRICE TWO CENTS 'M 3C yrpjj1 "gyg y 'liyfayp ifFW 7 ri''i"TWw!'p ;.'T . tcuenmg Bubltc m COM. GETS BILL Ifl CLOSE CLEANING CONTRACTS OCT. 1 Re9olutlon Wou,ld Establish Street Sweeping by City in All Sections SEES EFFICIENCY AIDED BY CHANGE AT THAT TIME A resolution authorizing Director of 'Public Works raven to end all street dranlng and gamago collecting cu.. tractd by October 1, so that municipal clwnlng and collection may bogln on M..t date, was offered In Council today V Councilman Roper, Administration leader. Gouncilmanlc sanction of this plan mutt be obtained by .Tuly 1, as under tbe existing contracts ninety dnyB' no tice must be given the contractors of the termination of the agreements. The resolution follows: "Whereas, the City of Philadelphia tntered into agreements with rortnln contractors for the cleaning of streets, reads, alloys, Inlets and markets mid lor tbe collection and disposal of ashes and rubbish tor me year ui : "And, whereas, It was provided In uld contracts that they might bo ter minated on October 1, 1021, If the con tractors were given tire months' notlco br the Director of Public Works that the city desires to exercise euch option and terminate euch contracts, and said contractors ngreed that they would ac cept as full pdyment for all claims atalnat the city nine-twelfths of tho ,. contract price; "And. Whereas, If said agreomenta are terminated on October 1, in accord ance with the terms of the contract, the city of Philadelphia will save at least jlBO.OOO by Instituting munlcipnl cltanlng for the balance of the year 1?21; "And, wherons, municipal street cltanlng and ashes and rubbleta din Anal can be nut Into effect much more .cfidently ana expeditiously If com menced October 1 rather than January 1,"1022, when weather conditions are apt to bo unfavorable ; "Resolved, by the Council that tho Director of Public Works be, and la hereby, authorized to notify said con tractors that tho city desires to exer cise the option provided in said con tracts for tho cleaning of streets, roads, alleys, Inlets and markets and the col lection and disposal of asfaea and rub bish and will terminate all contracts .October 1, 1021." A veto of the ordinance appropriat ing $25,000 to hire extra clerks In the IleconliT of Deeds' office is expected from Mayor Moore this afternoon. The ordinance was nasaed last Thursday. Councilman Hall presided at today'K session because Richard Wegleln, presi dent of Council, attended tho meeting of the Bridge Commission, of which he Is t member. V . I - I.'.-. " GULF GALE CUHVfcS INLAND Small Shipping, Crops, Wires and Railroads Damaged In Toxas Dalbv. Tex., June 23. (By A. P.) After curving along the Texas Coast for more than two hundred miles from the mouth of the Rio Ornnde to Port Arthur, the Oulf hurricane, which had been raging since Tuesday (Toning, apparently passed inland over Matagorda Bay last night. The greatest damage was to small shipping In tho vicinity of Frecport and Port Aransas. Crops nenr the coast In the affected area suffered heav ily. Wire communication also was crippled in sections of the coast coun try and rill traffic on lines skirting the gulf wns delayed. Several fishing craft and launches wora snid to have been sunk- INTERNATIONALE MEETS Congress of the Third Alms at Com munism and Revolution Riga, Juno 23. (By A. P.) The conference of tho Third International of Moscow opened In the Soviet capital jesterday, according to a radio me--. go through the offlclnl service from Mos cow under date of Wednesday. The message says: "The congress of the Internationale opened todiy. Its aim is communism, its weapon revolution, and Its' strong hold Proletarian Russia." Mystery surrounds the nrtunl Imp-" imngs m the preliminary conferences and wlint happened In the five days be tween the opening ceremonies of the Internationale congress und, parade of Friday Inst and ycftcrdny. FLOWERS FOR DEAD FLIERS Scattered on Old Warship at Scene of Yesterday's Explosion ANgvprt News, Va., June 24. (By , ) Nearly two-score array air J'?V;. commanded by Brigadier Gen '".Mitchell, assistant chief of the air ?,";, covered the wreck of the old wtieenlp Ban Marcos and the waters ;.i:lieJlnMlte Bay nearby with flowers fuiVfi ,n ""ory of Captain Howard W?ii5la8 1nd, Weutennnt M .. ;"ter(ly ln one of t Sir accidents nn run.J Dougla J. Plumb. the strangest n.r. ?.00-P1anil TNT bomb exploded tK. J.. aiImen ns their machines hit It 1. k ft Bf'" colliding In the air and At... vw1.;that both mcn and ma f.i luwer.e ,,,own t0 Pl'ce. Only a lwi, i of wrcsaie have been found. iVii rm,n w"e considered pioneers tWr honeUTerB b,on pu(in('n(,ei1 " KINQTETER RECOVERING 3rde Announces Continued Im provement In His Health .""grade, June 23 (By A. P.) Pet.rmn&ment l" Ue health of. King 111 -Ii- 'u'n' wno "as been seriously -? vvuil ontlnues. thewfekw" d,It of Tuesday quoted Mfniy .?ewB5B?er' the Near Ent. blan l7..n0r ,0UK daJ'" a- The Ser- theTlKnK th.f.,K,EK " repnrtcl death. wi S m tfald-. h0 1,ltebt Previous raa,i!5! K)ns s condltIou from Bel KlnV'a hm d,,U' of ,Tuno " '' tl" nd that ulthu w?s, Improving steadily out of dJilgc? 'sIdanB lm(l sald he wnH Temperature Table Yesterday 09 70 .'. 72 70 !. 80 81 88 ill Today 0 A. M 70 7 A. M , . 75 8 A. M 70 It A. M 77 10 A. M 78 11 A. M 81 12 Noon 8U 1 P. M 8r, 2 P. M 87 .'I P. M. 4 P. M. IS P. M. 0 P. M. 02 irj I 1)2 02, 03 HEAT KILLS TWO; Mercury Pops Up to 87 Adds to Discomfort of the City and FAMILIES SLEEP IN PARK Showers may fall tonight to bring re lief from the hot wave, which caused two denths and several prostrations In the city early today. A high percentage of humidity wns this morning added to the hot tempera ture to Incrense the discomfort. The humidity is 80 per rent today, as com pared to 70 per cent yesterday. Cloudiness mny keep the mnxlmum tempornturc lower than 03. the high point reached at 0 o'clock yesterday aft ernoon. At no time during the night did the thormomoter rcaiBter less than 75 de grees, and nt 0 o'clock this morning the mercury Dognn to rise. A slight breeze from the southwest, never greater than eight miles an hour, was ineffectual in giving relief. Scores of families deserted their homos and slept In Fnirmount Park. "On Washington avenue, between Broad street and the Delaware, families spent the night In their hallways, necking n breath of air. The maximum temperature for this dato was 07, in 1880- and the .lowest ivuu u, in ivio. ine normal tempera turo for June 23 is 73 deurcoH. Six-year-old Edward Link, of 70." East Miller street, died early this morn ing of convu'sions superinduced bv the heat. Thomas McCartney, of 712 East Passyunk avenue, died at the Pennsyl vania Hospital shortly after midnight. Ho wns found unconscious near his home. According to the police, he hnd been drinking, and the excessive heat aggravated his condition. John L. Stewart, assistant superin tendent of mails, who lives nt 0800 Cedar avenue, wns stricken with paral ysis last uight while visiting Bartram Gnrdcns. The stroke was attributed to the heat. He was taken to the Uni versity Hospital. HEAT KILLS NEW YORK BABY New York, Juno 23. (By A. P.) The first death here from the season's excessive heat, thnt of Annie Drozioza, one yenr old. was reported last night. The mother found the baby lifeless when she went to the crib to feed it. CONDEMNED WIFE-SLAYER ATTEMPTS DEATH IN CELL Michael Marano Ravea Like Luna tic, Calling for Woman Michnel Marano, twenty-seven years old, under denth sentence for the mur der of his wife, has apparently lost his mind. He is in a cell In the deathhouse at Movamcnslng Prison. He has made several attempts at sui cide by thrusting his hend ngalnst the bars of his cell, but has been frustrated by the guards, who maintain a death watch on murderers' row. Marano. in his ravings, calls con tinually for his wife "Orazlo is dead and I want to be with her," he cries. He wns sentenced April 28 by Judge Ferguson, but no execution date has been fixed. He was convicted of stab bing his wife eighteen times. His hom was on Waehington nvenue near Eighth street. Because of the man s notions Dr. Horace Phillips, alienist nt the Etstern Penitentiary, has be'ch assigned to ex nmino him. Tf lie i found to be in sane, he will be removed to an Institu tion for the criminal insane. WOUNDED SUSPECT HELD Man Was Shot Running From Garage by Patrolman Benjamin Fogelman, twenty -four vears old, wounded by Patrolman Doyle. June 0, nfter n ohnse, was today held bv Magistrate Jtenshaw in Central Sta tion, In $1500 bail for the Grand Jury, charged with attempted larceny. It was testified that when Doyln discovered the man removing n motor truck from nn Oxford street gnrage at 8 o'clock on the morning of June 0. Fogeglmnn (-aid he hnli been hired to remove the truck. A short time later he fled, and was wounded by a shot trom tho patrol man's revolver. Fred T. Fisher, owner of the garage, testified today that he had nover seen tho defndant before. ACTORS' DOCTOR DIES Henrv B, Nightingale Attended Many Prominent on Stage Dr. Henry B. Nightingale, known in mnnv parts of the country ns "the actors' doctor," died nt 7 o'clock this morning, nt his home, lfi07 Fnirmount nvenue. He had been in falling health for some time, but his death, it is be lieved, was hnstened by the hent. He was sixty-six years old. Dr. Nightingale was one of the founders of the Charity Hospital. Twenty-second and Chestnut streets, and was connected with M-veral other Institutions. He was physlelnn to the Actors' Fund of America. BOY DIESJJNDER TRUCK Lad Catching on Rear of Machine Falls Beneath It Leonnrd Craven, four years, 0020 t street, was crushed to death under n truck near his home last evening. The bov climbed on tho rear of the truck nn'd was jolted off, falling under th.i wheels. The driver. Ernest II. Tom nnnn, 0132 J street wns arrested. Klmor Burliart, six years, 1110 Lev ick street, suffered a broken right leg when he was knocked down by nn auto mobile bolonglng to his uncle, Leonnnl Viilklrt, 0430 Rising Sun nvenue. The boy was taken to Frnnkford Hospital. triitrnnN TI5NN. AVK.. ATXANTIO CITY UEST MODBI&TJi-l'IUCliD UOTEI.. Adv. SHOWERS ON WAY T HEAVY LOSSES ON Some Crops Already Ruined. Only Heavy Rains Can Pre vent Disastrous Damage GRAIN.AND GARDEN TRUCK BURNING UP IN THE SUN The loss to Pennsylvania New Jer-f-c.v and Delaware farmers ns the re sult of the )ong drought already nmounts to many thousands of dollnrs. Heavy fains must come within tho next two weeks to prevent the damnge doubling and In some Instnnres tripling. Hay, grain, garden truck and pasture lands are burning up. Some crops are already totally ruined, while othors are damaged nt least one-third. The formers say that garden truck and liny are hit the hardest, in some Instnnces the pea crop Is n total Ions. Hay in Pennsylvania and New Jersey has already been damaged one-third. A few farmers oxpect only a hnlf crop. Pasture land In some sections Is vir tually useless for grazing nnd farmers have been obliged to turn rattle into the .fields. Potatoes are drying up. Mnny grow ers tay they will be fortunate if they get enough out of their crops for seed purposes next year. Markets are al ready feeling the effect of the drought. Conditions at Lancaster W. W. Hurley, Lancaster, president of the BuckB County Farm Bureau, nnd owner of a inrgc farm, snid: "My crops are in bad shape. Peas, beans, tomntoei, onts, hay nnd other grain arc burning up. My pen crop Is al ready ruined. "Ordinarily I cut about seventy-five tons of hay. The crop Is already dam aged one-tnlrd. Iottuco and corn nre nenrly ruined. My loss will be between ?5000 and 50000 unless we get a heavy rain Inside of two weeks." Hard on Cattle Men Cattle farms with pedigreed Hoi steins are hard hit and where land is under cultivation In nddltion. arc suf fering doubly, according to Clement H. Congdon, wild has a 100-acre farm nenr Doylestown. "On my farm," Mr. Gongdon snid. "two of the wells have gone dry. In the pasture land, which would ordln arlly feed the seventy Holstclns I have, the grass has been burned through the lHok of rnin- "I've had to turn my cattle into fourteen acres of perfectly good liny which I would otherwise cut and use. That means I nin not only losing now, but will have to buy hay next spring. "Some of tho farmers near here are suffering terrific losses to their corn crops. And others nre rosing on those products which need large nuantities of moisture. Farms raising tomatoes and potatoes and produce of that char acter may suffer a total loss unless we have rain soon." Farmers through South Jersey arc not suffering quite ns much as those in Pennsylvania, according to E. A. Mechllng. of Mcchling Brothers Manu facturing Co.. Camden, nnd who has fnrms nenr Moorcstown. Big Lou In Hay "Peas, beans and potatoes are af fected most," Mr. Mechliug said. "The pea crop may be a total loss. Some farmers don't expect to get more thnn their seeds from the potato fields. "We've just finished harvesting our hay nt a loss of about ona-tliird the total crop. I think that applies to nearly all the farmers in Burlington County "About two-thirds of my land, 130 acres in one place nnd sixty acres in another, is planted in orchnrds nnd ber ries. So far the drought hns not nf fected them to any marked degree." PRISONER LEAPS OFF TRAIN Phlladelphlan, Arrested on Theft Charge, Escapes at Perryvllle A prisoner being taken to Mount Holly, N. J., from Knoxvillc, Tenn., made a spectacular escape early this morning from a rnpldly moving Penn sylvania tralu at Perryvllle, Md. He Is James Fletcher, Marshall street near Oregon avenue, this city. Fletcher, with his brother-in-law. Owen G. Wells, was being taken tn New Jersey on an automobile theft charge. They were in custody of Deputy Sheriff Stone, of Mount Holly. As the express was clearing the bridge nt Porryville, Fletcher, who had been handcuffed to the deputy, was unshack led. He went Into a lavetory and leaped through the window. The auto in question is the property of James La Rose, and was stolen from a garage in Rlvcrfpn, N. J., June 0. envyThese youngsters 250 Are Forgetting the Heat at Red Bank Playground If you're wishing ou could get awaj from town theso days, you'll envy 25l youngsters and some mothers who almost fought to get nbonrd the good ship Elizabeth Monroe Smith nt South i-treet wharf this morning, Seven miles down tbe river nt Red Bank are a playground and a hospital and n s'oup and milk kitchen, all nvnd by the Sanitarium Association. 'The trip is free, and evcrj thing else is free, Including the trip back tonight. Today was the first trip. The boat runs up nnd down three times a da from now on until the end of August. Schools close officially today, nnd maybe If a few truant officers hnd gone down to the wharf where tbe boat leaves they could have found boys who should have been thinking nbout geography or his tory instead of n merry-go-round anil sliding boards and a swimming pool and lots of cool nir and trees to climb. Thoso youngsters weren't dressed up. Thy were fixed so they could wriggle their toes in the sand nnd lose no time in getting into the swimming pool. Bnre feet were in the preponderance. They Just fcflt around on the benches nt the wharf und waited for I.ouis Schwartz to jell, "All aboard!" Schwartz is n Mire enough policeman, but he's been herding thot-e kiddies on the boat for twenty-three years evcrv summer. Trea8urer' Weekly Report The weekly report of the City Treas urer shows receipts of $.'100,015.10 ex penditures of $1.3.'!2,nf50.ni ami n bnl nice, not Including sinking funds, of S2,02.1.034.n0. DROUGH CAUSING MS ABOUT CITY Need 1000 Men to Build Great Bridge to Camden That Will Be Maximum Number Employed, Says Modjeski, Who Declares Undertaking tf Very Simple" Like "Bridging the Delaware, all- things considered, will bo simple; It will bo like the spider spinning a web across a broken window pane." With n shrug of his shoulders, Rnlph Modjeski, chnirmun of the Board of Engineers for the Delaware River Bridge Joint Commission, summed up nn outline of the vnrlous steps which will mark the building of the huge structure which is to link Philadelphia and Camden. As he spoke the bridge' seemed to be realized. Mr. Modjeski made it appear "easy." "Just like that very simple," he remarked.. The chairman of the Bnnnl of En gineers, neither In speech nor nppenr ance, suggests tho dashing engineer of fiction. He looks nnd tnlks like an artist. Showing temperament gained from his mother, Helen Modjeskn, the fuinous actross. As Mr. Modjeski pictures the Phila-dclphln-Cnmdcn suspension bridge, it will be n "giant thing of masonry nnd metal, formed with graceful strength nnd beauty ; tremendously strong unil yet tremulously susceptible to seemingly Intangible forces." Dangers In Task "Yes," he said, "It will be a highly picturesque undertaking,' drawing heavily on the resources of men and machinery. When nctuql construction 3 ESCAPE DEATH Thirteenth Street Tire Plant Scene of Nearly Fatal Accident $1000 DAMAGE IS DONE Three men nnrrowly escaped death nnd more than $1000 damage was caused by the, explosion of n steam tire mold in the shop of the Rnmey Tire nnd Rubber Co.. 23." North Thirteenth street, nt 8 :15 o'clock this morning. I.nrge fragments of the heavy mold were blown through the celling nnd walls of the shop, nnd one lnrge piece of steel was hurled through the win dow and crashed through a window of the Knncs Art Shop, dlasonully across the street nt 2T54 North Thirteenth street. The effect of the explosion was like n bursting shrapnel bhcll. Pieces of the mold whizzed ptrst the heads of Elmer C. Waltz. Harry Mackintosh nnd Stephen Scbofleld, who were stand Ing at the front of the establishment, Windows worp broken ns far away as Summer street by the force of the explosion, which was nlalnlv heard by patrolmen .n't the Eleventh and Winter htreet,s station, more than two blocks instant. The piece of mold wtitch wns blown through the front window and into the art shop across the street demolished several hundred dollars' worth of vases and other art objects. The raotal ceilinr of tho tire shop was tattooed by the flying shrapnel-like bits of steel. The cause of the explosion is npt, known, A short time beiore it occurred Wait., one of tho workmen, examined tho steam gauge on the mold. It reg istered a pressure oi only ten pounas. FARMERS' WEEK AT STATE College Pure-Bred Stock Exhibition Interests Visitors State College, Pa., June 23. (By A. P.) More than fifty demonstrations, eovcrine many phases of college work. were held today as part of tho first lull day s program of tho nnnuni tanners Week nt Pennsylvania State College The college pure-bred poultry, horses, dairy and beef cows, hogs nnd sheep proved one of the most interesting at tractions. Talks on feeding, breedlnis and management were given by the col lege specialists. The pure-bred Perch -eron filly that weighed 12S0 pounds on her first birthday ns a result of milk and grain ration was on exhibition. Fanners showed interest in the pas ture improvement experiments conducted by the college The young farmers' section, attended by more than 200 boy and girl farm club members, completed its program today with competition In the State championship livestock judg ing, fitting nnd showing contests. For tj -five teams entered the judging rings, and the results will be announced to night. . , GEORGE WOODRUFF WEDS Former Penn Football Coach Is Mar ried In Baltimore (Icorge W, Woodruff, lawyer and former footbnll coach at the Univer sity of Pennsylvania, wat. mnrrled in Bnltimore yesterday to Miss Elfredn Foster, of Warren Pa. The Rov. James M. Wullace, pastor of the As qulth Presbyterian Church, performed the ceremony. The witnesses were members of the minister's family. Mr. Woodruff, ns football coach, orig inated several plays which brought vic tory to the Red nnd Blue team In 1802 nnd 1804 over the Princeton eleven, and from 1804 to 1807 over Harvard. He has served as an Assistant Attorney General of the United States and ns a United States District Judge In Ha wail. Ho resigned the judgeship in 1000, after Mx months' service, to enter private practice. COALPRICES TO STAY UP Retail Dealers See Small Chance for Early Reduction lUrrMiurg, June 2.1. tRy A. P.) Opinion was expressed before the con vention of Pennsylvania Retail Coal Dealers here today that there is smnil chance of any great reduction In an thracite prices before next spring. Wn?e scales In effect at that tlmo, freight rntcs nnd other factors not easily chnnged were given ns reasons by W. N. Williams, New York, representing a lorgv coal-denling firm, for this con elusion. Other spenkers today wcro Mayor Ocorgn A. Iloverter, Ilnrrlsburg: W. B. Knlser, Chicago, and E. B. Chase, Pittsburgh, AS MOLD BURSTS Spider Spinning Web Is begpn men will work nt dangerous Jovols under the water und Inter they will work nt dangerous levels high in tho nlr. "The first thing we will do," went on Mr. Modjeski, launching Into a de scription of tho bridge construction, step by step, "will be to make additional test borings for the river piers, the anchorages and the approaches. While that Is being done, wo will prepare pre liminary plans nnd specifications for the river foundations. "It will be our endeavo at nil points und nt all times, to carry on ns much of the work simultaneously as possible so thnt both lime and money mnr be jSavcd. While worklug on the river foundations, for exumple, we can work on the anchornges on land. When wv are' working on the main span wc can be working on the Camden nnd Phila delphia approaches. Plans not yet completed "It will take n few months to pre pare tho plans and specifications for the river foundations. Then will come the letting of the contracts; thnt will take up another three months. The first construction work will be thnt of sink ing the cnlsnns for the river piers, The caissons, made up of timber nnd re-enforced concrete, have to be sunk through the water and the underlying snnd and silt to bed rock. They hcrvc at once Continued on I'njre lOehtrColumn Two HUTCHISON HOLES OUT INJ STROKE American Golfer Who Broke Record in British Golf Springs Another Sensation JOCK LEADS WITH A 72 St. Andrews. June 21. (Bv A. P.) Jock Hutchison, of Chicago, playing rcmnrknhle golf, led the field at the end of the first round of the British open golf championship tournament here today, turning in a score of 72. Hutchison played a particular!; strong game on the outward journey In this round, creating a sensation by doing the 130-yard eighth hole In one and taking only two for the 273-ynrd ninth. His score to the turn was .14. Hutchi son used a mashle from the tee on tin eighth hole, holding out amidst great applause. Walter Hagon, Detroit; Oeorgc Dun ran, British open champion; Jim Bnrncs, New York, and Arnaud Mas sey. French pro champion, all had cards of 74.. Charles Hoffncr, the Philadelphia star, made theTonnd In 7f5. and Clar ence Hackney, of Atlantic City, Tind a card of 77. Bobby Jones, of Atlanta, Southern champion of America, needed 78. Two rounds of thirty-six holes each will be plnyed today and tomorrow the player having the lowest medal score for the seventy -two holes being the winner of this classic Jim Bnmes, the Pelltnm, N. Y. pro fessional, wns rcnsldered today aB one Amciican who would give on excellent account of himself In the tournament. His game has decidedly improved since nis recent illness, and British pro fessionals admitted thnt Barnes was al most certain to be among the leaders when piny closes tomorrow night. The famous seventeenth hole wns ex pected to give all the competitors real trouble. The excellent golf played during the qualifying rounds made the Interest In the tournament much more intense, nnd there was an air of excitement nt the course when the players appenred. Scores : J. DoufIik Edgar. Atlanta. CI,. . . 7S Ti 74 7S 73 70 74 Tn 78 74 77 77 711 7!i 7s 81 70 7r. 70 7s 7s 7S 7rt 77 73 7rt Walter Hisra. Detroit uYe jjunctn urnmn opon chnnriDton Dr. Paul Hunter, .California Aleinnder lien; former llrltlsh open champion Joeeph II. Kirk wood. Australian open champion . . . , Arnaud Martey, French profeealonal champion Jack white, Hunnlnicciile Abe Mitchell. North Foreland Tom Kerrtvan 81ivanoy William Melhorn. Shrcveport Harry Varrton. South Herte Bmmett French Tounmtnwn, O Charlea Hoffner, Phllodslohla ... . . IVjbert T. (llnbhy) Jonm. Atlanta J. H, Ilatley lxndnn Country Club.. . J. HurtfiK, Aihevlllo, N. C I. Ahlu C'lyne ... ... Oeorte McLenn. CJrawy Sprain, N' Y . W. It. Uourne Stockport Arthur Kutrhnrt. Ilaraiele .... Fred AtcLeod. Vnhlnrton, PC A, C. Have. W'rat Lancaehlra Clarence Haekmy Atlantic City. N. J. II. C. Klnch, WooHcote I'ark, Encland Edward IUy. 0hey .... Jlme llnrnfi. Plham Cluh. N V . A. J. Mllee, Derton Park. England 71 7S SAFE-CRACKERS FOILED; FLEE WITH CANDY ONLY Men Interrupted In Building Where Pelrce Was Murdered Two robbers tried to crack a safe in the office of the Torr-Williams Co.. 2007 Market street, early this morning, but were routed by n night watchman. It was on the second door of this build ing that Henry T. I'eirre wns murdered last November. It was evident from the mnrks on the safe and the prenarations made to break It that the robbers worked for several hours. Determined to gel Home thing for thiir tinuble, thej stole n box of enndj belonging to a stenog rapher. She expressed regret that It did not contain red pepper. GREECE TOJCCEPTOFFER Indications Point to Compliance With Plan for Allied Mediation Athens, Greece. June 22. (delayed I (By A. P ) Indications tonight pointed to acceptance by JJreece, In principle at least, of the ofTcr of Great Britain: France and Itnlj tn mediate between the Greeks and Turkish Na tionalists in an effort to forestall war fare in Asia Minor. . The offer of the allien powers was the outcome of the conference of Saturdaj mid Sunday Inst between Premier Brlund, of France, and Lord Curzou, the British Foreisn Secretary, which resulted in the dispatch of a note to King Constantine, asking nn Immediate reply ns to whether Greece was willing to permit the Allies to settle the Turkish question 1 NY T Admiral Presents Written State ment After It Is Demanded by Secretary NAVAL CHIEF IS STERN; WON'T ALLOW QUIBBLE ll the Assorla'cd Press Washington. June 2.1. Rear Adnilrn' William S. Sinw reported personally to Secretary Denby today thnt ne nnn oren misquoted in press accounts of remarks made in London touching on Irish sympathizers In the United States. The officer was recalled from leave of ab sence to explain these remarks. Secretary Denby directed him to make n written statement giving the correct text of what he had said. The state ment apparently hnd been already writ ten as It was very shortly submitted bj the rear admiral. Admiral Sims arrived from London yesterday nnd called on Mr. Detibv at the Nnvj Department this morning. Hi wns with the Secretary only a minute or two, then going to the office of Ad miral Toontz, chief of naval opera tions, The admiral refused to comment on the ense In any wuy, but hecretar? Denby snid after his interview with the officer: "Admiral Sims haf denied the accu racy of the statements attributed to him. He stated that he was Incorrectly quoted. "I gave him a written memorandum s-.tting f rth those statements nnd ask ing him to Inform nic in writing where he was mlsquotitl nnd to tell mo, if he could, what he did av in that speech. I nkeo him to give me an early reply. M memorandum wns an official coin uunieatinn to Admiral Sim-, in the form of nn order." It was Indicated it tbe department thot Mr. Denby would require Admiral Sims to show thnt he had been sub utnntlnllv mtsnuotcd in published re ports of'his London speech, nnd would not be content with repudiation of certain words. Admiral Sinis was with Admira Coontz only n short time, and it was learned that their conference wns not connected with the controversy as to Admiral Sims' London speeches. On his arrival at the Navy Depart ment. Admirnl Sims posed for news photographers, but smilingly refused to talk with the group of newspapermen lie again refuse! to diseups his case after leaving Admiral CoontzV office. He did not Indicate when he expected to have lendy his written statement, as required bv Secretary Dcnb.. and no copj of the Secretary s order was given out. SAYS HE ISAANTED HERE J. Eastman Llndsley. Insurance Man, Surrenders to Atlanta Police J, Eastman l.iiid.sle., t wen I. -seven venrs old, Jformerlj n West Philadelphia insurance man. surrendered to the At lantn police last night, saying he wns wanted In thl cltv. according to n re port reaching here today. Investiga tions of hW dealings here are being made by the police. Mrs. Michoel A. Maloncv, 1021 South Sixteenth street, said Llndsley gave her husband a worthless $3.10 check some time ago in connection with a business deal. It wns reported Llndsley hnd em bezzled n sum of money from tho North American Insurance Co. A representa tive of that firm snid today the com pany had preferred no chnrge agnlnst Llndsley. Mrs. John Scott, Llndslej's tJstcr, 0040 Webster street. nid today her brother had gone to Atlanta last Chrlsl-! inns to visit an aunt She sal. she had heard of no trouble that he might hnvei !.... in CHILD KILLED UNDER TRAIN coasting Down Mill, &man Wagon Runs Under Cars HrMrerllln Pa. .I.me ''T rvrn Stele, three ears old, wok killed by a i fnllmnl fpntn npnt lint tit, mi, Kprn .nd. ' terdn Dora and her brother were coasting down a hill in a small wagon. when the brother wns thrown off Unable to -top the chicle, the child ,, '.u.. ".' "' ... . ,?..- clung to It. It dashed under the wheels of a passing train Pedestrians nl tempted to save the child, but its speed wns such that thej were unsuccessful. AND ELLS HIM HE WA 1SU0TED ANTI-BEER BILL REPORTED TO HOUSE "WASHINGTON. June 23. The Wilhs-Cnnipbell Anti-Beer Bill, with minor amendments, was lepoited todny Tiy the House Judiciary Committee. The Rules Committee is expected to give it right of way in the House within the next few days. VARIOUS POUT DUTIES ELIMINATED BY CUBA HAVANA, June 23. Various port duties nie eliminated by a decree signed by President Alfredo Znyus. They include extra charges Tor demurrage anil inspection oT bills of lading nnd are revoked as part of the Admnu&tmUon's campaign to decrease tho cost of primary necessaries. The decree cancelling the payment of of cost-of-living bonuses to TedernT, Fiovincial nnl Municipal employes was returned by the President for revision when it was found that it did not include the national police, soldi era nnd sailors. FLOOD VICTIMS TOTAL 6000 Red Cross Issues Statement of Suf ferers In Pueblo Inundation Puebto. CoL, June 2.1. (Bv A P Nearly 0000 persons suffered as a re suit of the flood here, according to an official statement issued by the Red Cross today. Thnt number includes dead, injured, homeless nnd persons who lost property. Among the number were 800 foreigners. Up to June 20, the htntemunt said, 1702 families registered for assistance nnd .IS." homeless men applied for aid Six Hundred houses were destroyed. Sells Opera House llSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSsVBSSSSBBSSSm f s NTKLIjA IIAAIMHRSTHIN The Impresario's widow, who sold Manhattan Opera House In New York yesterday to her stepdaugh ters, still retains physical posses sion of the great structure and hopes to rognln it next year BILL TO REFUND Measure Embodying Mollon's 1 & Plans Introduced in Sen ate by Penrose PROVIDES WIDE POWERS ... " By the Associated Press Washington. June 23. A bill em - bodying plnns of Secwtary Mellon, of the Treasury Department, for refund ing wnr loans mnde to the Allies wns Introduced In the Senate today bv Chalnnan Penrose, of the Finance' Committee, to which the measure was, referred. The blanket authority would be given the secretary under the bill with ALLIED WAR LOANS the President's npprovnl to reconvert ! chinery necessory for him to direct the or extend loans or Interest payments. I roform of governmenr business admin . ..., r. .i . ..!.! . . Istratlon and save taxes. , u.v.,, ".. -r.....e.-. ... ,.n.vn,em -jt0t Fec whU Congress has done and to settle all claims not niw secured.! to give tbe director of the budget the i machinery to nttempt this colossal task. DECISION ON BRIDGE SITE !?,&l8,Rlven on "PP"prtion of $225.- rvDcoTrn xuio r-Ti-niai for "P"1 anl employes, and EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON nn assistant In each department ap- pointed by the cabinet head. But from. Joint Commission Meets and Will ,nc, $22T..q00 appropriation, beside the, . , assistant director of tho budget, ho can Pass Finally on Terminals employ for this stupendous work only Final decision on the locntion of the 'four men of his own selection nt not Delaware Biver Bridge tcrrainnls is ex- m"r? 'J"1" ? Cnh,n .r '.h? ff ' r,,w.f,i f.. i . 1 .u- . t ' of his force, he Is compelled to take hl.a pected to be made this afternoon by ci,ances on men to be certified to him the Joint Bridge Commission, which by the Civil Service Commission, " is meeting In the Widener Building. I ' "One might ns well tie handed n, Knlph Modjeski. George S. Webster. &fl,u,pi('k w,th wWch ' ,UnnCl k' " and I.Biirence A Ilnll. who comprise the i ' , , , . Board of Kngince.s. me. this morning) Iegal .Madilnery Inatlequate nnd conferred on the pronosa, to change Lrt'l-" tft,: Uic ucomimiided .site on the New Jer- nient hns ever confronted, is to be prop sey side. It is said the board is unnnl- ,.riy met, chief reliance wi'l have to mous aguinst the change. , piftced upon something else than At 1:10 o clock this afternoon the the pitiful machinery provided by vr EngineeringCommittee of the commis- with which to exercise the wide pow sion met. The members are Mayor I Prs tended to the budget bureau. Moore. Samuel T. Vnuclain. Thomas I "I 8m. therefore, accepting the posi J. Jefferics. T. A. Adams nnd T. J. S. tion 0f director of the budget only with nL0W' ... .. , I the idea that the patriotism of the. bu- The committee passed on the cngi- rfnu PhPfs nnd the country as t ncers recommendations regarding the'wnop nin be so nrouscd In this cmer- ii'i...Min. luiaiisiii vuui.fcu usiji-u UJ lr"p erty niviinrw ntirt p ntrh iTttccect. rf of North Camden. The committee's find- ings then were reported to the full com- :, u . . . .. i 1 1 . If thn hr!ili- Irvntinn ii. iWlilod r.n lni nftnoon" Mr Mndjcki plans to; "'"' X ,n lor, ! I leave at once for Pun Francisco. The' " j",, r"i,.f for tw-o years is Chamber of Commerce and other rtvle1"" materia I reiiet ior io t I . "11 .1 ........ ii. ". ui.. ...." bodies there have invited his opinion . on the proposed spanning of Snn ' I Tffivo"?.5' JZ 1 two weeks. - - LEFFINGWELL MAY GET POST Washington. June 23. ( Rv A P i Washington, June 23. (Bv A. P. I ' was indicated at the Treasury toda i nt nnnnittixnniont r.t l,n nnnnl .......'.' It thn ' of the Under Secretary of the Trcasun ! would be made within a few days. At the same time, it was reported that It C. Lcflmswell, of New York, war-time Assistant Seeret.irv In .hnrt-o f fia,.,il attain--, was under consideration for the . --.-.,,- ........... position. which was only reccntM created TWO POLICEMEN SHOT Seriously Wounded While Question ing Three Negroes Chicago, June 23. t Bj A. P. ) Two policemen were shot and seriously in jurrn j i ..i ...i.... .i .."-.-! t.. ..iieHilon three t,ern.. nn. ,.f ,..!. w viii... mini., iivii uic uiivmnicr was killed a short time Inter hv n,l,.r policemen, a second .cgro said to have participated in the shooting was captured. The Injured patrolmen, Thomas Dennis and John Hngnn, were reported In a critical condition. . . .... . ....... , mrdlniit filhpoos urgKi all Cathollca t ma lh .MunuiUJof Vtajm.-J.iv. DAWES TO ASK AID ! OF BUSINESS i-' Industrial Leadors Will Bo In vitod to Serve With out Pay STAFF PROVIDED BY LAW "PITIFULLY INADEQUATE' By the Associated Prcsa Washington, June 23. Charles CL Dawes, of Chicago, chosen by PrcsK dent Harding to head the new flovern ment budget system, announced after t conference with the President today that he would rail on n number of ex perienced business men to mtvc In the Budget Bureau without pay because hi considered the staff provided by Con gress wholly Inadequate. iJr.rirI?!,W(i" ,1lr,Inrc'l In n statement that If the budget syteni was to be a success, reliance must he placed on something else than the machinery provided bj law. One mljht as well be handed a toothpick. " he said, "with which to tunnel Pike's Peak." Mr. Dawes nld 1,0 would ask that I lu i "uieers. wno distinguished themselves for organization work In tho , ,,,ne1r,irn" peditionnry forces, be detailed to the bureau and thnt he had requested his business associate in Chi cago. William T. Abbott, to serve) temporarily as nctlnp nRtUtnnt ,11, ,.... ' The tw-o army officers are Brigadier. ICenernl Oeorge Van Horn Moseleyi former assistant chief nf aff ! .. Prfl Pershlng'a headquarters In France, innd Colonel Henrv HmlHier rnrm - "'"tnnt dlef of staff In the Service of Supply. Both were nFsodated with i r" 1"lwc'" ,n trance during the war. D.iwcs Issues Statement ?.- I)"wrs' "Moment snid In part: c all know the desperate state of the business of the country nt present mercifli-and " dor a tremendous burden of taxation from which it must be relleyed If It In to properly revive. ' Congress has passed the budget lawf in oruer to give the I'rcstucnt the ma- -pnpr til II f it Will DP ITlOt ilR WB8 in " t , ; ..ini0ils the bureau chiefs of tb. (Utm,.ntR ml thp lomiipg business men of the country respond to the' call . . . j .. .1.... .11.1 r ...- ...m..a... nf int rnir vphth iiitii. concerned irom mis su.in.-v Organization Plans Outlined "Mr plun is this: I propose to or ganize my office, so far as I can go nnder the law. as quickly as possible nfter selcctinc the onl four men upon , whose qunlificutions for service the law ' presumes me enpunie nt passing. presumes me capable of .passln ""t of thoe wil' be my busine PintO. Hlllllllll 1. Ab.Hltt. W t)0. The ness asso- us act- 1R assistant director, will for a few months aid me in the organization of 'the work pending the selection or a. permanent nssistant mreetor. Besides, 1 shall ask the War Department for ' the detail oi iwo preai .-o-uruiiiiiwjra. ii. . General George Van Horn Moseley, as sistant chief of htnit, and i oionei iienry Sinitlier. ussistntit chief of staff "On or before August 1, I shall ask th" President to invite u number of. lending American business men to Washington to serve without compesa tion in nu advisor capacity to tbe budget bureau DIXIEEAUTY WINS DIVORCE Was Called "Prettiest Girl In the South" by Roosevelt Now York, June 2.1.- -Adelaide Allen Day, once proclaimed by President nooevelt "the prettiest girl in tbn South." was granted a divot ce yester day by Justice Guy in the Supreme Court. Mrs. Day. formerly of Atlanta, wns married in 1007 to Leonard Day, an, electrical engineer nnd patent luwyer nnd former chief of the New York Fllo" larm Telegraph Bureau. They have two children. LABOR PARTY AJDS MINERS: Expresses Admiration for Spirit Shown by British Strikers j Brighton, Kng., June 23. (By A. P.) Resolutions were unanimously adopted by the Labor Party confewva 1. . iAiInn avnpnuulnit nrllnlion ir the spirit in which the coal in Uvl v U'Miu CAyi i nm life nit tu it a I "faced tlie amicus launched i the Government and the ow rlnntnrlnf- rhnl tlw strntrcrlft' 1 one lu which the interestic t n whole had been fought fjr. I for the miners' interests alone , The conference wns asked to vide all possible facilities to . t ne i.auor i-ariy coin nine us sur .. i - , ,. , . , .. to tne miners anu ClimilllSlI I ne su i '"K in the mlnln8 district Think Man Had Dope on Him Harry Zimmerman, of Winter street nenr Ninth, was arrested today by Dis trict DetcetlvcH Orimbly nnd Neasu anil nn ounce of a substance believe.) to ha, cocaine was found in his pocket. Mug Istrnle Jtenshaw held the mail under $S00 ball for a further hearing June 2Sr MEN IN BUDGET BUREAU v n f ffl vrt M SK.1 M im :. ! 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