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m- ' - ? - .. tA f : 'V "-n i in iwwtww miwi twm Trf ttiriiii - F4t J tetitktKetJ cold tenltht with lowest about S tlcjrrccM Friday In. creasing cloudiness. TKUI'I.UATt'Hi: AT KACII IIOIIll j w -tiijfcl''rti EX?RA H H) Hi m LI I Li li I l 4 I r,i I'FtriL'elnsi) ine :u n ' i' ' , " JTZ'h l . R-iAi&h 4f :.iii ' 'iV mWl? I.fr : - - - " w m tmk. 'm - sm n Bhr r '.'..! . wsr. , wsmu --. LU 111 IIJLJ BUULL IUKUIAKK VOL. VIII. NO. 80 Entered a- Second-Clan Matt.r at th, Po,emc nt rhIUdeliAlt, P. FRIENDLY FRENZIED FINANCE SEEN IN f I k" Undfr th A-Jt of March 8, 1870 PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1921 Fubllthed Bally Hxctnt BunAny. Fubucrlptlen Trlcf $0 r Year ty'lUII, tl'rI INll '- ' - ".. ...s.,-,. - PRICE TWO CENTS Washington "Deb'' SALE OE COAL CO. Wilkos-Barre Minority . Insists "Baker Greup" Is Merely Old Reading Interests tjOURT ASKED TO EXPOSE REAL INFLUENCE INVOLVED . H - i iH Kh '-'jmrnMi TAKE US TOCIRCUS' EASTLAKE TOTS CRY AT SGENEOF TRIAL Are Driven in Aute Past Court house Whero Father Is Being Tried for Murder of Mether WON'T BE CALLED TO TESTIFY, PROSECUTOR SAYS GOING HOME Central N' J'lmte, MISS .Il'LIA Hl'.MK Daughter of Mr. and Mrs,. Itau litis Hume, or WasliliiBlnii. a debutante of this .season "Thp Street" N wnhlng enserl te ftf lint lmiippiiN when the T'nlted fitates Dlftriet Court "lifts the llil" en the enle of the l.elilgh imil Wilkes IJarrc Cenl ('empnny. This llil-llftlnc preeess eucht te come . within the next few IIiijh. Whnt hnnk er ami brokers imil m-'n who ure "en the inside" In the cenl buslnef-H expert te fee is n modern exemplification of the "frenzied finance" of these fat years of company looting that nre new financial history. The reason for the Court's action is i te be fnunil In a suit brought by the minority ttockhelder.s of the Central Itallrniul of New Jersey . who have de manded thnt the Court 'hut aside the sale of the property te the Jacksen 10. llcy llcy nelds Siiidlcute. The reason for the minority stock holders' nnxiety is net far te seek the) hac a well-formed impression that they have been "stung," that they have been left te "held th hag." Sec Trick In Sale The stockholders, loudly and In no uncertain terms, nre asserting that the property wns net sold te the highest bidder, and that furthermore the law as broken because the property frus told te "insiders." Recdless te say the Lehigh and ' session today. Wilkes-Hnrre Cenl Cempunv is vnlu- I . '1'1'cre hns been considerable specula able. The amount 1.1,1 l,v th- Uev.mlds , t!,m i" l"'llnil cb;ees s te what action MAYOR SIGNS TAX BILL; SILENT J)NBUDGET PLANS May Net Send Message te Council Session Today The .$1.75 Tax Hate mil, fixing the city rate fur next year, was signed Inst night by .Mayer Moere, it was an- Ily a Staff Correspondent Moulress. Vn, Dee. It". Iteger D Kastlake. Jr.. eight years old, and hl "'fter, Margaret Katherine. fiv. were whirled past the little courthouse this morning where Ile-ser I). Knstliike, their father, is nit trtnl for the murder of their nmlher, Mrs. Margaret T. Knst liike. The big automobile in which they were out for a morning ride did net slacken speed ns It passed the court house, already crowded, with the trial under way, and the lines of horses tied te hitchlng-pests nnd nutomebilcs parked waiting for their owners. The children turned eagerly te the Hew Wade Maye, brother of Watt T. Mnyo, tlit Commonwealth's attorney, nnd young Heger said: AniAznl nt Number of Carriages "Is there u circus what nre all these carriages and automobiles for?" Ilefere .Mr. Maje. who wns drhlng the his car, could answer, Heger's little sister chimed in : "Oh, won't i'eu please take us we'd love te fce it." e fimt slot) today, children. ALTERNATE PLANS S S BEFORE" THREE' Twe Super-Heeds or Royal Sov ereign Type Warships Pro posed for England CONFUSION OF FIGURES DELAYS NAVY AGREEMENT Wilsen Comrade of All War Veterans, He Says Wiwhlngtrn. Dec. 15. (My A. I'.) Kermer President Wilsen Ik proud te cenMder himself as n "com rade of all the men In the cvpedl cvpedl tleniirj forces." Itrt'l'ifiR le a letter from J. Mont Ment ley Mnlferd, nntlenal first vice presi dent of the Knlnbeu Division Vet er.ilis, extending New Year's, greet ings, Mr. Wilsen In ii letter niiid'1 ' public today by Mr. Mulford siijk: "I am preml te regard myself ,1s a comrade of nil the men of the ex peditionary forces. It therefore af fords me the greatest pleasure te re echo from n group of them such . greeting as Is conveyed te me by your letter of DecciiiImt !." SIGNERS' RISH PACT SURE OAIL EIREANN L W BACK TREATY Say De Valera Merely Opposes Certain Details of Agreement CHIEFTAIN MAY REQUEST REFERENDUM BE ORDERED ISy (he Aft-seclatrtl I'rcs'i Washington, Dec. 1.". Alternate propesiti'- relntlng te the ."-."-.' ratio. as worked out, apparently overnight, hj naval experts, were presented today te BANDITS TIE SHOPKEEPER, ROB MARKET STREET STORE Mrs. Jesephine Miller, laden with Christmas wreaths and gifts for the family and friends, was wait lug for a t raffle patrolman te give the word se she could continue- west en Market street Ity the Associated I'ress Duhl.'n, D, 15. As the Drtit I'lrennn iut today for the continuation f Its secret "cssien supporters of Mlclmel ('Qlllns tttul Arthur C.r Tth snld Min'inH isvr it in . n s n z n n n t r-tniri Secretary Hughes. Air. llalfeur and Huren Kute, which indicnted, accord ing te delegntlen spokesmen, that no fermnl agreement had been reached by the "Illg Thru.1' The proposals, stilnnllted as n meiius of balancing the nnvitt ratio te cetnpeti- sate for tlie retention of the Mutsu by the rear of the store, by another iner- I i Vnb'ra's ohieetiens were stated te be Japnn. would permit (Jreiit Britain te ' hnnt who celled tlif-re n hiilf-h ur aflur J )e t.Prt ,:,.(,,iis r (he tiemv. which bullii two super-Heeds, scrapping four ,'.,. n . . i he thinks would him. been Imumvr.I ir , i ' H'lp mP WPri. ,. iirPvjd aii'l pre-i'" i"'"is iiuni mm necn tinpreP(i 11 old dreadnoughts and one battle cruiser. tl.nfl(.cl te )P piln.i1HMM.s. VI,i.i their It had been resiibiiiitted te him nnd the of the type of the Tiger and Hepulse. inspection of the stock led .e the rear Dull Cabinet bfere it wns -d-nicd. or te build two battleships of the Iteynl of the store they pulled irun- and forced I .P(, PMrr..i i.,,,,-,,,... j,. n,,!,!!,, rt . m m aliA Hlkilin ntnn illl,. ! ntt.illi ' --- i.' Sovereign class, scrapping el four ,:- i-'i" . "" ... i-i i. i ... . i....i ..i...,. hpst.dn was unable te i entif unv dreadnoughts, but no battle cruisers. , tllp u .. r,nIIe us I It was stateil tliat tliese alternalivcs ,M()W ()f t)ll mP wh(, r,.,)VI Mnu 1 were combined with all sorts of ques- Kleris as te the method of calculating ?D STOLEN AUTO PULLED Samuel Epstein Bound as Three .(j tscape wnn uasn ana eh enins ,... ., ,. .. , ., f ,. ... Samuel l.'t,. wis bound I., Ih.cn bandilH who entered his store nt -', ultimate ,aerlly In f.tver of the trentv. Market street at 4 e'fcck jesti-rdav nnd ' ,p, , , . ' ,, . ,, , . . , "icy declared no prominent nercen In robbed bin of .?10L'. 'I he men uNi . . T ,, , , . I " part of Ireland had jet itret'-'td took scA'en dozen "hlrts from the store, i . .,, ,,,. , ,. , . , He wiu released from the ropes whl.h I "gainst Hieir action in signing nn ngnv ted his hnndf and feel. In an office at I tiifiit with the Hrit!li Cabinet Knmen "J iln.A was that '.aril Cut-son's the Heuse of Lords lns nIu had speech in lieunced at the Mayer' nffiee tedn.v. i snld Mr. Mave. mid be drove en. Council passed the measure Munitnv. At that moment the children' fainer. I The Mayer has mil ludli-ited what 'i1 '"' , ",B'i K " '",' '"' ,' ,. i mi . . , ll'i' trial which may end in his cenvlc- I , action he will take en tin ntiinlflpal tien and sentence te death, was sitting , i budget, which is new In in bis hands, en the prisoner's bench en the second i It Is possible that lie will net send a lloer of the small and overcrowded ' niCKsnpe en the llllf?f-et lit Cimn.tl .. tt niinitlu.iiwn Tlirnn lmtiilvi.il i.nnt.li. cliA had wedged and packed themselves into the courtroom, suHecatliigly close anil OPENS COURT FIGHT till Mnlll tlll fnl'n If I I niLnn..( .t Syndicate, te which the award was the Municipal Court In lew of the fact mude, enme te $!ll ,410,780. The Central Uallread of New Jersey, both innjerily and minority stockltold steckltold stocklteld cr, would gladly have kept the prop erty. It couldn't the lnv would net let It. The salt; was net the company's Idea; It was ordered by the courts. Virtually every one knows thnt the I'nltcd States Courts some time age or dered the Heading Company te dispose of Its eeftl anil iron properties. The Heading Company has alwajs been known ns a corporation with many Irons In the fire. One of lis recognized subfl , diaries Is tlje Central Railroad of New Jersey. What went for the Reading t'(imp:ui went for the Central Railroad of New Jersey. The latter organiza tion, no less than the former, wns under the necessity of selling its cenl and ire properties. One of the Central's most valuable coal properties was the l.elilgh and Wilkes-Ilnne Cenl Company. It held 1I1!).7.SS shares. Thnt is the rensen the coal company came into the market in the first ttunce. What the Court Ordered A pnrngrnpli from the Court's order for the sale Is interesting, and bus an ewntinl part In the suit of the minority stockholders. The Court said: "The Centrnr-sRnilreiid of New Jer fey shall dispose of all the capital stock of th" Lehigh and Wilkes-lturre Ceal Company new owned by it. te per-ens or corporations who nre net its own stock holders or stockholders in elthe- the Heading Cempnny. the I'lillailelphla and "ending uaiiwny t nmpnny or the Ceal that the Mnjer nnd Judge Chnrles L, llrewn, of the Municipal Court, were allies nt the Inst primary election. It will lie recalled that Majer Moere het. were l'stening te the fervid words of the prosecutor. And ns It hnppcnfrl, Mr. Mnyo was talking of these very children who had been begging his brother te step the car se they might "see the clrcils." I mil net going te bring these chil disapproved of n number of Municipal I dren Inte court," "ii!tl Mr. Mayer te Court jobs hist j ear, but Council passed I Judge Chlnn. who Is presiding at the the budget ever his head. This jcar, ' trinl. "unless It become absolutely while the fight iigulnt the Municipal i necessary. I de net expect It te become l eurt was uciiig made liy Ueuncllmeu Reper and Develin. the Mayer was ipicstiencil as te his present attitude toward the court and said thnt it was the same as last year. Should the Mayer vee a number of jobs In the ever -ma lined Municipal Court, the Combine members of Coun cil win riue rougiibiieii ever tlie .Mayer s i necessary. I linve tlie case wen ter the Conimenwenlth without their help. Think Mether Is III "These children. Your Hener, believe their mother Is ill in n hospital at Fred ericksburg, and I have premised te take them te see her. Hew can 1 put these trusting chil COLLEGE RULING Miss Barker en Stand te Win Bryn Mawr Reinstatement friends and pnss the bill ever his veto, dren en the witness stand and tell them that their met her is ilcnil murdered; l ney neiice unit incir miner is in Kurepe. llew can I bring them into FUGITIVE, ARRESTED HERE, TRIES SUICIDE IN CELL Walter -Segal, Johnstown, Pa., Re covers After Attempt at Hanging I Walter Segal, twenty-three jenrseld, 1107 (irecn street, who was arrested shortly before midnight lit a pastry shop, where he was employed nt Six- ' tielh imil Market streets, en a fugitive warrant finni Johnstown. I'a.. nt- u- tempted te cemmil uieide by hauL'Itu: a few hours inter in a cell nt Central Station. Segal is charged with uggrnvnteil ns snult and battery en his mether-ln-lnw. Mrs. Frances Zniln. of Johitsrewu. I'a. ' Police saj lie struck her with a ham mer about six weeks age and then lied te I'hilndelphlii. I Following bis arrest Inst night, which Is sold te have resulted from n 'tip given the police by his wife, who lives in Almont. near Dojlestewn, he wns taken te Central Station, I Shortly after, (iimril Wlllinm -Wolf I wils passing his cell nnd heard n pe- Company." ' ' eiilinr gurgling nelce. He looked into The Court fnrt bur en elne.l llmf nnv I "" ' ". """ ""V "''K'." "'"BniK irem pureiinser or purclinsers of the Cenl wnipaiiy siinuiil tuKe oath betere am! t the time of purchase that they pos pes iMsed this esM'iitial qualification the qualification of net being Interested in any of the corporations enumerated. The reason, of course for this stlpu I'tlnn is plain. The Court made the enier ler the snle of the Ceal Cempiiiiy n cressimr everlieml liy his bet nml shirt, which lie had niiide Inte n noose. Wolf opened tin II deer nnd cut hlm down. Segal was strangled into I Ills court anil point him out te them sitting there en the prisoner's bench, under weight of the heaviest iiccllMitlnn thnt can he hung iiiien a mini. Hew can I tell them thnt their father Is lic ensed of their mother's murder'; "Only the little girl could Ite of nny use te us ns a witness. Stic could tell a story that would show beyond a doubt that her father wns in tlie room when the crime was committed. She tells her story in her childish, simple way. net knowing what It means. She believes that her mother fell and was hurt. Won't It Father See Children '.'or will I permit tlie father te see these children. Itetter far thnt they go en believing that he Is fur away. 1 will net stlbjtTt tliese little ones te tlie shock of meeting him here In the jail. They are net asking for him. He in.iy want te see, them, but he cannot s.v them." Mr. Moje spoke also of the letters which have passed between Knsllake and Miss Snra Knox, the llnltimere iralncd nurse, indicted jointly with Rnstlake. "1 gave these letters te tlie defense. They mny use theni if they cheese. They may trye te besmirch the wife's ciinr- b cause t si. I . b nl th v . ... I M'" im"Ml ,mt'ii,I" ,,p ,,onr ,,enr ,,onr Interlecking , .w, e 1 tis" f'Tarie ,V'i t' .""" '" ""'' '",.".. I" jrnl resouu-eH and ,,, of trails,,,, - I ""' '! "' A WL ncter. Let them de se f t hev will. All unconsciousness, lie wns taken te the , ,",""u, ''"'is iinjmreu i cun.e ie llnliiieiiiaiin Hospital, where lie recev- lii" court nnd tnke the stand te testify ci-eij. I " "ic indignities heaped upon a geed woman ny I'.asttaue anil .Miss Knox." One of the letters te which the prose- lie wns then Inkcu back te his cell at Central Station and .a guard was SUFFERED BY DISMISSAL Marjerle Rarker. a prettj twenty -nv-eld girl, nppeared in Common I'leas Court, NorrNtewn. today in connection with mandamus proceedings te bring ilxi.it her reinstatement as a student In Rrvn Mnwr College. The girl wns dismissed April (5, al though no specific reasons were' given her at that lime by the college elficinls. With u voice trembling with Indigna tion. Miss Rarker told en the stand of incidents leading te her dismissal and declared it wns uncalled for nnd cruel. Studen's Kneourage Her Miss Darker, who is of medium height anil slim build, made an attrac tive picture ns she reviewed the various Incidents. She were a dark crimson cmvn and neatly trimmed black bat. Mere than two-ncere Riyn Mnwr stu dents eccunieil one side of the court and smiled back at Miss Rarker nssiir Ingly ns she spoke. "Counsel en both sides agreed thnt the question before the Court was "whether or net the cellcse authorities had the right te dismiss Miss Rarker from the i,ellegc without giving a specific rea son." (Jcerge Wharten Pepper, representing Miss Rarker nteuded the action had nffcclcd the girl's leputatien and sub jected her te deep humiliation. Reasons leading te the action of the college were ijlven in the testimony of Mis-i Rarker. Shortly before her dismissal Mis Rarker said several of the college an -therities told her niimirens articles Imil been missing from the rooms of the students. They quest iemil her' about i his mid asked if she linn ever entered any of the girls' rooms, Mis Rarker said she had entered rooms at various times, but pave her satisfactory ex planation. Il.ul Requested Heating On seeing that suspicion was directed toward her, she requested Dr. M. I nrey SPURNED BY YOUTH IR L ORIS POISON Bridgeport Weman Found en Lincoln Highway After Taking Petion LEFT NOTE TO MAN intlnii. Te have perinlited the sale of huh property te men who were inter t-'teil in the original holding companies Would have been te permit taking the coal eoinpeiij out of one of the Read ings capacious pants pockets and put ting It in the ether u mere beating of tlie devil around the bush. The minority stockholders call ut ut wntlen te many things. Thej point out In the first place that the Central Rail Rail renrt of ,.H- ,,.rfPiV directorate chose for the delicate job of selling tl ml cenipnnv a committee of three wealthy Win' V"1"'rt AV- ,1 Ferrest. Daniel "tllftid and F.dward T. Stotesbury, "Friendly Committee" Tliese are big men men of nianv tniuiclnl interests. Thej all belong te rU.. mlK ' '"' ,,,II,M "tl" '!"'' '' Wfidly millions." Tlis Nl,., ,.!,, course, strictly se called.- Rut where men have many millions and widespread nterests it, hnppens surprisingly often "nt their interests fall into little Centlniiril en I'eiir. t'eliiiiiii Twe LI GERMAiVY SAYS SHE CANT Is r she hud turned hi wife and hnhv and himself out of Her home because he wns net working. BURNS FATAL TO GIRL, 5; PLAYMATE MAY DIE cutei referred is snid te be from Mr. i Themas, president of the college, te Kastlake te Miss Knox, sejing it would allow her a hearing before the girls, or de the nurse no geed te tell Reger means of making an explanation. Dr. alsnit Mrs. Kiisllake's friendship with Themas told her, she said, nothing but Miss Knox's dead brother, ns Mrs. "nieli emotion" would justify such n F.astlake alrcudj had told her husband course as that. everything. ' Durlii1: the F.nster vncinlnn, prier te .Mietticr letter which ti.e prosecution nor dismissal, i-ne .stun sue wns te- ts llkelj te offer in evidence, undated. seems te indicate that Kusthikc wanted te arrange te have Miss Knox in tlie neighborhood. The letter was wrTtten while Fusthtke was up in a nnvy airplane. Daughter of Seuth Hemberger St. Weman Get Toe Near Steve 1'lve-j ear-old Marian Caldenl, '22?,2 Seuth Hemberger street, died at 7 o'clock this morning in the Methodist Hospital from burns received when her clothing became ignited by a gas stove care late yeslerdaj . Jeseph Petter, eighteen months old. of i!(IO." (ititj's Ferry read, who hud been plnjllig with the little girl, anil whose clothing was also Ignited bj (lie stove, is in a serious condition in till Children's Hospital, The children had been left at the home of Mrs. Sallie Rrewii, ',102 Seuth Creskey street, while their mothers left i ui n slieiniliiL- tour, Durlnc their nlnv v came Inte tee close contact with an open gas range while .Mrs, llrewn wns busv in nor Kiieneii. squire uives r-arty ter Fifty, Asked Nurse te Rent tShar He wrete: "Mj Dear S: Fxcuse this, as I'm wilting In a 'plane. I want you te write te .ir. Ungues, in of Dahlgren. u..Tuid tell him you have been Informed he hud several small shacks te rent. Tell him you want one at once. Ask for particulars. I would de this myself but I am going down the river several duys. 1 nlse have u place in Potemiic Reach I think Cenllnnisl mi l'UKf. I'.lclitirn, Column Tlirre quested net le return until .-.he received word from the college. Later, accord ing le her tcstiiuenj, she received n ceiiiiiiiiiiiciillnii mi In1; she hud neglected te leave her ulime at the dormitory office. This was followed bj word that she had been dimi"scil. Nicholas I.arzeleie, representing the college, contended the court hail no jurisdiction in the matter, for the rea son that it was an affair of the college. Mr. Pepper declined Iff view of the harm done Miss Ruiker's diameter the court action wns justified. Dr. Themas was among the spec tators. Friends mid relatives of the girls were present in large numbers. Miss Rnrker's home Is in Michigan City. Indiana. After pleading vainly for n young mnn te eheie with iier, according te the State police. Minerva IIeITns, of Rrldg"liert. Pa., drunk unison nt neon ' today and was found unconscious in u I ditch en the Lincoln Ilighwny near Rerwyu. In a pocket of the girl's eent was a. note, addressed te Rebert Merris, attendant in the baggage room at the Radner station, whldi read: "I have just gene into a drugstore and bought enough poison te kilt nij 1 self. Yours forever. Minerva." The girl was found bv Jesctih Miller, of Ardmore. an automobile salesman, as he was driving his car east en the high way between Duylesferd anil Rerwyn. lie saw an object In a ditch und first believed It wns a robe. The girl's lips were burned with the poison. Illltr took her te the Rryn Mawr Hospital, where a physician used a stomach pump en her. She Is In u snrleus condition, but prebablj will re cover. Miss Hxiffas lives at 10e Seventh street. Rrldgepert. which is iibeut seven miles from Radner, where Merris Is nie;ei. Merris is nineteen jears old. Corpecil Molinkeff. of the State po lice. sii, the "Irl quiiiTchtl recently with lur mother and left home, lie .aid he learned Merris had been nlteutivc te her and th.it she suggest) i nn elope ment te this citj. She became ilesp.ind 'iil v hen Menis would net agicc, Melinknff was told. The State police questioned Merris, but he ihvlined te make a statement. FIREMEN KEPT ON JUMP Many Small Blazes Occur Through out City en Celd Day Small llres were prevalent In the city teilnj. A two-story frame dwelling belong ing te Mrs. Mniidj Fusion, inleriil, of 7101 .lames street, Taietij, caught lire at 11 o'clock this morning, anil the i oef was destroyed with damage esti mated at :tlil. At the Kline hour Jacob Klint., of 07-1 Fast Victeria street, Tnruiix, was burning pilch in his .Mini, pieparaterj te mending Ills reef. The flumes caught the fence, which was dcsirejed. Fire of an unknown origin did S'JUOO damage te the back room of the saloon of Hurrj Yeung. Friinkferd nvi nue and Huntingdon .street, at '.' :!." this morn ing. Ne one lives in the building ami the authorities tire at a less te account for the lire, as the saloon hail been closed nearly two hours. A -in. ill storage shed belonging te Casper Smelensky, l."s Koxherough stiect. Mumijiiiik, caught lire this morning when children, who were play ing Inside, ignited boxes of matches. The Humes spread te a hctl It. the nct Mini, belonging te Jehn l.cenilnki, of loll Kexhnrniigh street. Reth sheds xrcre destroyed. tonnage, whether by the American or by the Ilrltlsh or Jnpanese systems. The Increase of the American ton nage by 12.". 000 would admit the substi tution of tlie supcrilrciulnnughts Colo Cole rado and Washington for th" elder bnt tlcshlps Delaware and North Dnketn. Japan in retaining the Mutsu would scrap the Setse. CJcncral Inrrrn.se of Tonnage The substantial effect of the adop tion of either of these alternatives would be tn retain the navnl ratio of ."-."-.', while admitting a general in crease of tonnage all around. The Ilrltlsh ilelcgntes were repre sented as iiitlitfnnut at the suggestion that they have been opposing tlie Japa nese icqiiest for retention of the Mutsu nnd Increase of tonnage for the rea son that the Ilrltlsh did net wish te build mere ships. The spokesman also said settlement of the naval ratio, se far ns Japan was concerned, was in volve)! with that of fortification In the Piicili-. "Se far as the questions of fortifica tions nnd works nre concerned," he lidded, "the suggestion hns been made thnt tliese remain status quo; the works should net lie proceeded with either by the Flitted States or Japan. Reth the FROM QUARRY AT LANSDALE, I elped Cillins mil tJritlilh in their fight ii tlie Dail for the treaty's rn'llicnflen. I It was pointed i.nt that Lord CnrKen bud plfMircd the KnslMi action tewni-d I'lster in n light thar bore out the pre diction of Cellins ht ArmiiL'h last .Sep tember, when he snld IOni.'hitid would use I'lsler as lop;; ts it suited her purpose Mid then threw her' ever. As te Mr. De Vnlern's pos'tien with regard le the treaty, if is asserted thnt. when the tieveriinieiit's propesnls were submitted te the Dnil Cnhiuct en Sep tember :i. certain obfectlens were mniln which Mr. De Valera does net think Think the Third Is Under Water. ' Pumps at Werk I The authorities today pulled n second uutenpihllc out i f the quurrj near Lnns ihile, thought te be n graveyard for stolen automobiles. The cur recovered today is u touring car of popular miildle-prlce make. The car found last night was n mere ex ex nensivc machine, and Is said te hnve been the property of Alexander Cerr. i L'ie ndeqtmtely met in the tiinl draft. jeweler. F.ighth street near Chestnut. J.1"' secret session s occupied with n Mr. Cerr snld his car was stolen De- disi ussien of these points. t wns snld comber 7. , "Iter lust nighfs adjournment thnt the (Jrnppllng irons have been attached te members hud get no further along In some heavy object that is believed te be their discussion than they were when a third car. A curious crowd of about I 'Im public session was concluded early .'U)0 is watching the work of the county ; .v sterility nfteinoen. authorities. There was forty feet of Vi,.,. . , , , ., ... water In the quarry, but pumping bus, ,. Ash for Krferwiluiii reduced It te sixteen feet. I , ,,,.,v"s ""I-1'' Pmhiih'e that Knmen - de y alera and his fo'lewers opnealnr RECASTING OF CHECK-OFF , Z '3, Siriir'; ZTi INJUNCTION ORDERED jSfc :AtJr Circuit Court Directs Judge Ander ' a'euil't ? 'Si KSt 1 fiiverlnc ratification. l eiiny s 1 i n vsen te Held Rehearing iiicciiui: or rue u.iti tim si v nil illii. iirr. it i. ' v i -i ii lilt- -. -i-u I nlted States and .inpun inve nail cer- niUIK.tn i,,,,,,,!,,,. t. check-off system scprPt ns WPrf' the two flnnl sittings -J t!n works In contemplntlen in certain fV ,".t ,1 n-Ts' ues r.e, tlv l?ss nod M' "V" the dlfTerences between . i islands and the suggestion is tjin no , . T , A Andersen In Federal Kfu""" ,ln "'''i and his group of Mr, $ 'further steps should be taken along ,.lirlt i,,'.,!,,,;,,,;.,1 was .,ri,iv .r- nfrs n the one hnnd and the treaty , $ these line. dered recast by the Fulled States Cir- n,V,vT",,'"'r J'',,",,n. -rthnr (.riflith and . jjj 1 "Ne formal decision IuinJm'Ci arrived , f, f A , , ' renmnded M1,'ll,l,,l Cellins en the ether had be-ia .it en that point, although the discussion ifuiIrIA ,,;ri ' ' vj f, untrllr(7 '' come se marked that th .-Wen wniiil ..encernlng America. ..ml Japanese l T,( (;in w()q . The clash during the public session works en the I acllic. Raker ANelmler and Pn-e Tlie Vn- ,1,,"-1 " the point whether (L-lffith, DIIli.,.l.les arse in considering lm , l J, f ' "j; ,.,.;,. Cellins ,, ,1... ether Irish plenipetcn- nav.il question. It was snid with spe- ., , " , 'u!"Ih,", .' .. . tlarles had exceeded their powers In rial reference te tl... lirltW. program, V(.iV,f Wes Virg nla in 1 K c - ",""'-'. 1", tn-ntv insteml of referring vr-'r .",,ni: . ': ,:::,.,:t;.,ii z bJv. .s; " iini,,K m,pf.irsM,;:i urzrizi u " ti.-. ia.. ;n. Piw,ietrn. i.iiii-u ..... .." ,i,...M ,,r ,i, i-,.i,,.,i ii . it'.., ..r iinries eellie.lllPll tlie.r iiewcrH worn iiii.umeni :;;,"","."'''" """ ,,i .,. ..,. , .v...,.-.;.. .v- .iucr.ca nun uppi'iireu te argue tile case. .' - ...nu in nn-n- i ne.-ni.nii.-i, mil ie this we ii.cra respenileil Dy )lliestIeiiing whether the credentials hnil been accepted bv the Rritlsl. (ievcrn- weulil 1'iise super- her tonnage 1 beven.; limit fixed in the American ni-ri.-n iinu mipenrni te argue tie case proposal -ubmitted te the Arms Cen- '" i " ion banning the check-erf fereuce at ts opening session. "'lv, ""'I -"-pended en the plea of 1,11 " ' - counsel ti r the miners union. PINK CARTER BURIED Must Reconcile Figures "It should be pointed out." u Rrll ish spokesman said, "that under the arrangement respecting I'nltcd States shUis. the I'nltcd States tonnage would be increased te ."U.".000 Appuieiitly the delin In reaching .i settlement, it was sUid, was due te the necessity of reconciling the wirieus sets of llgiiri-s. Leng discussions are snld te have taken place at the meelfnj of the "Rig Three" for the purpose of devl'iing some plan that would bring the Kritl-di program into line with the revised Japanese and American pro grams, nnd which ut the same time would keep the Rrltlsh tonnage In propor tionate limits- a pii'sciibcil In Secretary Hughe-. Regardless of the nlteinnie propos als, the leeliic', f.-iici:ill III lil'llish circles, thnt ugrceme.it en naval lalte was within tench was .e .(mug ihut a siieki'-man i.n' tlie uelegatleu iucdictcil 11 plcillliv .e.siiui of tlie I 'elifi'M-iicc Cuiillninil ill l".ii:i. I.lulilis'ii, uliiinn Twe Alabama Man Who Raised Monu ment te Lincoln's Assassin MoutgeiiHTj . Ah... Dec le. t R. a. P.i Known .is the man who set up n stlll.ie e .loin. W I Kiev I'.oetll. .s.,ssli of Pri'siiicnt Lluielii. Pink Cuter was b.trlel yi'stenhiy at his home in Trey. Ala., according te word ircelvcd heir tedny . , Soen after the Chil War, Cuter bought the monument and atti mpteil t- erect It ill the tow II s,puilc ill Tre. . but his jilnnr wi're friisi rated by ilmge iiuiheritii's. Net te be outdone, he pi,; up the shaft In the yard adjoining his home, nml it -tuinl tin. re until a few months age. when t an. reuuixeil by persons wl.e.e identity w.is never es tablished. The shaft bole the iiiscnp. tlen : "Te the memory of Jehn W'liki - Roetli, for the killing of obi Lincoln." 12 DRAW "STANDARD FINES" AT YERKES' "AUTO MILL" WOULDN'T APOLOGIZE, SO PAYS COURT $5 AND COSTS DAV. min -. -rr.. .... Hearing their cries. .Mrs. llrewn rnn 1 "I, HOrxO mUHAIUhlUrVI te their aid. and received severe burns 58 Sum Due January llamlng clothing with a si.fa cover, Then beurne It costs $4..i0 te meter through i Wills, of the Tenth i ,.,, ' khe siiinmenedliasslng automobiles nnd ""' borough with rear light out, .14.20 streets station, nt dire n v ae Halsted )lll(, ,ll(l j.j,!',!,.,.,, sent te the hespltnls. ( with one lieuillight out und S2K.40 with strnte Meclcnry in Cent GIRL IN COMA FIVE DAYS n.n -sum ueclares !5Ca IM'PI II II.... 1 -! ,1... . fj; :,"" " 'iy i.i im teilnv"", ,"V'""m''. i was aiumiineetl (!,l' . 'f"',l the Ceninilltee of '""r'i tees that it is impossible for (!cr- Inn, ,."- ""' H"n ,l"1' '" repiiinti Jnniinry l nn, ,lllt Nu consequently 'uks for u .iioiateiliuu. (lern,!. ,!""'n""""" ' "" Kriiitlcd, the cntnnel' ,I,,:v,Tn""'""" !t st""'s' '-m St '' .,n l",v''' "'''""ise le a crc.lli -. Minus liy IliiniiN of leiilis (Ii rem i nuill IIMIFIf kl IH...1. it I a . ' y v-ie-ii. ,i mi. close el re- nlst-lli V." ''i?" i.lf V"' '-'T'lrntiens com- imimn. :;:"!f,',::.!!..r!'""-::(''i! these im lulllil 'Ills, given a respite from provided the Allies of (lerimuiy's sin en tlie hands trying te smother thei, but Only Dezen Appear Justice is sliindurdizcd out ut Mill- I Insists. reM.1L.11.. i ' '' ""l1 I'cbruiiry !. ' , 1 rinv-eiiihth stre reMivtively, ameiinl te .-,00.0(10,000 , " ,' lf, t"'"" n !... .. ', "n.v ei paviic ''naiini might b. iiiitire pnyiiients. vcre "..... ..i Wftty." ,,,r" Seven-Year-Old Child In Critical Condition After Accident l'nconscieiis since December 8, when she was run ever by a motorcar occii eccii nled by two colored men, scven-ycnr-nhl Minthii Sweigert. riS.'l," De Luncey street, stltl is In u critical condition. online, te nll.VSICIIlllS 111 tlie .M serlcer accident Happened et and Osage ave nue. After au Investigation by Captain Hi urn, of the Accident Prevention l!u reau. Rebe t Page, isilrued. was nr icstvd In Fo'creft, Dehiwiui. Ciiinly. cliiugcd will, epeiullng the cur Unit strut Is the girl. t'i n'ln 'I iniii !' UK t 0 Jinne '' Ul I- I I'll. II ( 'I 'I two hcudlights out. Squire Yerkcs says that s talr cneugli, one light $1-1. 1.0, two lights twice thnt much. Twelve men and women were fined today at hearings In the fircheuse. Thej moved the engines bnek, put in a table and chair and then tlie motorists re potted. Fifty hud been given notice te come and he tincd by Constable Jeseph Sapp. Only the dozen showed up. One .mini, Hurry Roressky, lined .$1 1. 'JO. jelled, "I am a business man. 1 am tee busy te get my lights fixed." "If you lire tee busy," snnnpeil the Squlii', "I'll attend te these lights fur yeu: ydii nre fined $14.20 for having hud your iciir light out three times. Thnt s a real bargain." Rer 'sky demnnilcil a receipt, but did int .t It. Harrison C. ilea, of Mount jiLai wanted a receipt for his ' I Is Kiur icceqil,-' f-n' , ''luiie." Policeman Flirted, Weman Has Said It Before Refusal te apologize te Pntreln.iin und Itiittnnwoed ctien of Mugis- nil Station, cost I. en nine (! rebel $7.fi0 teilnv Insteml of tbiliiglug a discharge. She was arrested by Ills ut lust midnight when she berated him for al leged IlirtalTnu. Wills snid he merely FALL KILLS SAILOR Hugh O'N'ell, a seiiiimn, stumbled thieiigh the hatch of the Rrltlsh steam ship Northwestern Miller, fell into the held and wus Killed instantly this morn ing. The Northwestern Miller is tied til. ul Pert Richmond. happened te cough when she was passing I'.leventh anil .Mount crium, near her home. Anether patrolman said en the wlt uiss stand the woman hail an Illusion men wen- trying te tlirt with her. He said she hnil been In court once before, briiigliu; ii el urge ngulnst a Negro, Magistrate Mecleary wild te Mrs, (rebel, "Well, 1 guess If you apologize te Wills everything will he all right." She refused, saying the patrolman should apologize te her. "Five dollars ami costs," unswered the magistrate. n vn' The i'lil II. I .' mVT ,A '-: ''(....Hi...;? PI il uilumi.c of the i:viiluu ui,. " III I"! IllHIIllllM te "Frem New On" Dave Hendersen premises te be geed and de geed. Fer the theft of $100,000 he serves five years in prison. Refere going te jail he hides the money . In prison he confides the hiding place te ii fellow convict nbeut te be freed. After Hendersen's discharge u Rjr regenerates him. Rut before the money can lie re turned te Its owner he must run the dreadful guntlet of the under world."" This gripping serial by the author of "The Miracle- Mini" will appear dully Beginning Saturday incut. Mary M.-icSuinej Pretests The Fieciunn's Journal stales that at the private sessions yesterday "cour tesy ami friendliness cntiiely superseded the snnpplness noticeable lu the morn ing.'' It was found ti"e ss.iry. liow liew 1'icr. te appoint a committee te examine nil the correspondence relating tn the deh'gnles' mission te Londen, ami tlie lepnrt of this s-emiulttec was pre.-entetl today. The emit revcisj ever the procedure of the Irish delegates U legn riled with impatience by the press and the public, nnd expressions are heard mi every side urging -i decision en the real issue nieeptuncc or .ejection et the agree ment. A large ciewd assembled again tedny te watch the members of the Dull nr rive ut the National Cnlvc rsit . where the scsieiis arc being held, and the weleiuuiiiu chec is wen again impar tially distributed. Today's ncwspapei-. publish a letter from Man MiicSwiney. sisti r of tlie late Lord Mayer of Cerk, protesting; in jstieng terms against the trenty. Ignition, Dec. 1,". dh A. P. I 'Meeting,, tedny of the Dull F.I re mil nt j Dublin ami the Imperial Parliament were expei ted te bring something mere definite out of the I ris-li pi m e situntlen than w.is deM'lejied nt j -ti-rI.-t, ' ses sion.. The IIeii.i of I 'eiiiii.ii.is t li- after noon resumed lis dcbai i the" pence ngl'C nt, the fe.ituie et tin enh pm- i ceilings In Iiig an nihil In former I I'lemler Asquith he.iriiU .i.miiieiiillns llu Iriuly for the ,ui ept.nii ) )if tlie I 1 Iei.m I Mi Asq.i.ih di.).nre) the puci gave i le lieland the fullest mcm-uri of leenl niionenij ami preserved le nil Irishmen their full shut of f.ee if izcilrililu throughout the Ilrltlsh Ihupi.e I'nexpecte.l opposition was mct ill the linperinl Pnrliniuent ycs,.r.n, Iird I i formerly Sir Filw-irdl Carsen launch- I ing a bittet attack en 'be ie eminent in the Heuse of I,en.. and Cnptnln Charles Craig. Irish Fnieiilst eppns I ing the seltlemeut in the Heuse of 'ominous. Fin titer oppe.iiiou s expected te come tedni, wl the "die-hnrilN" under Colonel .lehn (Jiett.ei Conserva tive, wits te mee In the Heuse of Celli. mi ns an aiueudini nt te the nldresN In icply te the speech fieln the threilO. fxpici-htug "ri'gret ai n se'llemeilt wlbh would "iiiMiRi. the ..irieiiilvr of light of thi' erew ii in K.i'lunil " amu,Tm,i,..r..lu,5UTu, ... ..r - Regard', s. of ,1(. dispe-l.,..,, f i,U , . ,w w, . r... , w.i.7 . uvvner WOUta 5e t Ter Community nllieni inelil. low ver. the Inmei in T: .. . . .... .. ' ii . . . ,. ' TO OPERATE TENNESSEE MINES DAY AND NIGKT KNOXVILLE, TENN., Deu. 15. Operntier. of its ccal xr.lrtc u: night ns well nb througeuht the dr.y, a rAtiical departure ireai cstablislictl cu .em in the industry Iuib been decided en b '.m Ln Fellcttu Ceal and lien Company nnd itu empleyes, at La Toi lette, Tenn. The plnn i intended net only te give miners inor-e work luir te .'. tc- the cost of production. 15 RESCUED AFTER 48 HOURS IN LIFEBOATS K.ii PANAMA. Pec. 13. The crew at fifteen of the American bur a iiniv.iiiii '.ve.ii.-" ........ .... ...u ..,i iu axjiieiniu iiem Tanlt! rccued by the Eiltish steamship Br.renIiiLnc-n ... I'eity-elght hems. in Ufebeuta. The men xi'U t:Oi by the Baien Inclicape, and are ue'je en th :i c:ce cu t:.w u...;.1j L.zwh.cjc State, i t V.H1 ci'tin 3 j'ihi.j. THIEVES GET "REAL STUFF" OFFERS SELLERS PROPERTY Barrels of Whisky Pittsburgh, Pec. IT.. R A. P.I Thieves enrl) leda net only stele twenty barrels of whisky from th ware house of I laugh & Kccnmi; bill usvd two of the company's trucks te curt uwny their loot. Neither whisky nor trucKs nave lieen found. Center for $20,000 The old pellers- proper! at Sixty thinl und Alurkct streets bus been of fered te the I'ppcr Warby Township ut the small price of .SUtl.lMK) hj .ijn) Stirn Sellers, for use ns a uiiiuiilu center for the nelghlxiihoeil. The ,ni, eriy is euercii en ceinlltli ,,,, , , ,, , nij ir "iiciee en com nun tint in. 'Pile Sllllle U'lirehensi. u-her,. vilil.b. "... 1...11 .1 . ...... '."!" "' .... . ,.... ,., r.sinif 0010 me name of M-llers Heme. s stored under (evcr.iu.ent seals, was rtmA Tlll. ,,,.,. ,h $U),()(, he l uL broken Inte several weeks age and n p.vwnt market Millie. ' great quantity of liquor stolen after The Township ConunUsleneis are the.rel.berH hnd bound the night watch ceu8lderlni- the mr,i,,!ni ,,.."' 'crty. " l""1' man, Hurry Thompson. 'nr llllllll'llt is expected te rntlfv the trentv. Tlie I'lster CnhliieiVlcfter. ilelliiitely lcjccilng the Ilrltlsh Cabinet's Invita tion te elite, thi' Irish Free Stale, WU made puhlii today at Mr ,eyd (iceige's ellii iiil downing street rcul ileni'e The letter, dispatched by l'r(jr tiller SI. .lames Cri.lg yesienlny, pre. tet. us wns reieiust by all lllielllclal icperl lii Relfnst. against I 'Inter' In leicsts being involved in the Allglo Allgle lilsh liciity wilheul her being ton ten suited. , AIIK V(IU i.oekinii rim iikm-t "- Imps Ilia vnry is-riun you wuni It HS. HsliiB under Bltutle ,,n ve!13...U 1 I I V A f -P it:l ftr. ,'m p-'