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M BOSCH CHARGES;
.Palmer Declares Teutens Seek
ing te Regain Possession
of Magneto Plant
ALREADY FULLY PROBED
V" ' fttrrtaf mvatch te r.vtntna Tutlle T,dffer
!ji '"' tflnvestlgatlnn of the a!e of the Hescb
Mngnete Company, one of the bis
man-owned imltiKtrlcs -sized tluring the
war, wns attributed te tlie activities of
German agents by A. Mitchell Palmer
Mr. Talnier, former Attorney Gen
ual, wns Allen Vrepcrt Custodian
when the S7.000.000 property was sold
te a representative of Martin 1. Kern,
ft banker of Allentown, Pa.
Mr. Palmer 'aid he was net aware
that n subpoena aad been ismishI by ill?
T.OBten Grand Jury talUnc; en Colonel
Thern-is "". Miller. Allen Prepeity Lu.
ledian. te preduee all the ilcuiments
Jjcarlng en the ale of the Uoeh prop
"All thee rl.irn.e In connection with
the Beich Macnete Company nne been i
nnnwereil btfore. I hac -ni(l a bun-
tired times that the tranaetlen was en-
tlrely lesnl and nbovebeard and that
there N nnt'iinc te hide.
"A Senate t immittee tnpsiljated tl'
charges when I nominated for At
torney GeniTO'. 1 have liemd that
German agents liae beer te ins te h iu
the Depot t men of J'l-tiee r-epen tl.e ,
Snvestletitmn This is Pimply another
attempt of Ge-rrnn agents te jet pe - '
ocbslen of '.he prepertj
It wns reported last nicht tnnt Alien
Property Cu-tedinn Mll'er had been
pcrved with a subpoena te appear before
, the Federal Grand .Tury in Hot-ten with
all the papers hearing en the sale of the
Besch Magneto Company.
It was understood the Grand Jury at
Bosten was pieparlns, under the diree-
tlen of the I nlted States Attorney
there, te go .is deep'v as possible into
the matter. Tl.e cliatges which It was
said the Grand .Turj would investigate
Included nwiiutien that Mr. Palmer
Beld the property of Kern's agent. Hew- ,
ard D. Griffith, for St.l.'OOiN) when it ,
was enld te be worth $7 000,000.
The He .th Magneto Cempanv was
61U at public aui tien en December S
301S. The ostensible purchaser was I
Griffiths, lut Inter it developed th.it1
he was actms for Kern, who dissolve I
the original letnpanv and fermeil tn
American Uesch Magneto Company. '
which took ever all of the prepertj
and plants of the parent concern.
Allentown. Jan. 2.". Martin K.
Kern, a diictter of the Ita-ch Mag-)
ncte Cempan.v , is new en his way te
the Genea Conference, where he will i
act as an accredited observer for the I
American State Department, according
te KeriiV buslnesa associates here.
A Federal Grand Jury at Bosten has
started nn Investigation of the sale of
" the Besch Magneto Company, formerly
German-owned, while A. Mitchell
Palmer was Allen Property Custodian.
It was hinted In New Yerk today that
Mr. Kern left the country te avoid the
The suggestion was called ridiculous
by It. H. Deney, treasurer of the Perm
Counties Trust Company, of which
1 Kern Is president. Mr. Deney said
Mr. Kern has been appointed an un
official observer at the Genea Confer
ence by Secretary of State Hughes, and
that while in Europe he will study
economic conditions there.
Mr. Kern sulleil last week en the
Jlncr Paris for Havre and Is etpected
te reach that Trench pert today. Mr.
Deney said Mr. Kern has a desk at the
American ninbnsy in Paris, nnd that
he probably will call at the Embassy
before proceeding te Genea.
Mr. Denej indignantly denied report's
published In New Yerk that Mr. Kern
had a police record in New Yerk. lie
said a photograph said te have been
Identified bv the New Yerk police wni l
the photograph, net of Mr. Kern, but of I
another man new dead.
"I have had inklings," the trust
cempan.v treasurer continued, "that at
tempts have been made te blackmail
Mr. Kern because of his connection
with the Rescli Magneto Company. I
knew nothing of the details of the at
tempts." Mr. Deney added that Mr. Kern Is
expected te temaln abroad several
months. He denied a report that Kern
la, of German birth, asserting he was'
born In Switzerland. Kern has been
prcsiuciii "i i in- uusi Luiiiimuy ier inree
years anil lives acre with
mother !! Is n widower.
his aged I
Held Policeman for Drinking
New Yerk, Jan. 2e. Alleged te have
flred three shots through doers of a
Broekl.vu apartment hoube, nnd threat
ening te "ki'l everv one in thn house,"
while in uniform. Patrolman Daniel
Mullln was held in S.'IOO hail yesterday
en a charge of intoxication
, SMOKES SMOOTH
Stnrn Hours. 9 A. M. te 5:30 P. M.
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"What de you mean by service" This, ier
example: Customer's sewing machine, after
eighteen months, developed a "season crack" in
the cage. Wasn't her fault se a new cabinet.
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tyt Lk I C TAh'Jk I I I a!
of California Sunsweet Prunes
' are te be bold in our gigantic
Prune Sale this week. The
regular 12c uize arc reduced tu
9c per lb. and the 17c uize te
121'jc per lb.
Big and meaty, with a de
lightful flavor. Visit one of our
Stores and get jour share of
this big Special! Even a mil
lion pounds won't Inst long at
these low prices.
MARKET--CHESTNUT: J EIGHTH NINTH
Philadelphia, Wednesday, Unhuary 25, tl.922
And yet, six or seven times in a year-rSUreiy
net oftener a purchaser makes a complaint that
in fairness te all we cannot allow.
Jl1"- ( rS'W
1 00 Women's Very
Twe perfectly stunning coat-styles.
Twe beautiful cape-styles the shapely model pictured,
with its clever, clever blousing, anil its side-panels of fringel
Cellar of kolinsky.
The ether cape-style has the smart little yoke under the
cellar that makc3 the whele cape set se well.
The ceat-Btylcs? ene in embroidered wrap-effect, Jav-i.-hly
mole fur-trimmed sleevc-finlsh and "pocket-trim"
besides the cellar.
The ether is the popular pinch-back model, with Australian
BeliviaS, of course. Glmbeln, Snlenn of IIkii, Third fleer.
Oriental Pongees Are Priced
$1.10 for Regular $1.50 Japanese Pongees.
Natural color; firm and lustrous.
90c for Regular $1.50 Shantung Pongee.
Natural bamboo color "hefty" and strong!
$1.35 for Regular $2 White Pongees.
j $1.35 for $2 Colored Pongees. Dark colors
PI I I
-glorious sports colors !
All-silk at each price.
nimhi'la. bilk Salens, hruitul Doer,
In the Siibwau Stere
Pongees at 45c te 79c Werth 75c te $1.50.
(llmlxl, Sulnrnr Stere.
H' '& a-"fi
Twe "Specials" at $25
of "Crepe-Knit," Known
as Vtihe Material That
Dees something mightily improving te a full
figure does something charming te a slender
The model pictured comes in Saxe blue, tan,
Mohawk, beaver and black, piped with whatever
color is smartest in contrast the beaver piped
with brown, for example; the Saxe blue with
white, and the black with beaver.
And an adorably quaint basque-style model.
with the new slashed monk's cellar. In Saxe blue
or scarlet, with black taffeta braided into the
-GlmlirlA, Siiletir of Drcn, Third fleer.
The Gimbel February Furniture Sale Helps Manufacturers te Market
Large Lets or Te Reduce Overhead at Slack Times
Net only that, but furniture payments may be extended ever a
The results te you are strikingly set forth in these very low Sale prices,
period te meet your income dates' and at the low Sale prices.
-stfVs 5R50O Leuis XVI Chamkn.. ?.,5f nf fcfM
This Beautifully Designed Living-Roem Suite Is Frem the "Burleigh
Greup" In This February Sale, Three Pieces, at $200
This handsome Suite, as illustrated, has 48-inch buieau; beautiful vanity cusc, laige
chifTorebe; full-size bedstead: mahogany and walnut, hichest type construction nnd
iinish, extraordinary value. Four pieces SPECIAL IN THIS FEHKUARY SALE, $300.
Handsome Walnut Queen
Anne Ten-Piece Dining-
Roem Suite in the
February Sale at $325
It js a correct reproduction.
A conservative value of this
Suite, ten pieces, would be
S150. IN THIS 'FEBRUARY
SALE SPECIAL AT $325.
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Coverings of velour with npprepiinte trims en outside backs and sides, or verdure
tapestries, in a selection of six different patterns. A beautiful and imposing design;
made with spring bottoms, spring edges, loose spring cushions with fabricated steel
springs; pillow spring backs; covered in velour and tiimmcd as shown or in selection
cf Verdure Tapestries. A conservative value is $300 in This February Sale, the Three
Pieces for $200. Pieces Sold Separately if Desiied.
The Standing Cleck Shown is of Hepplcwhitc Teried and an Extraordinary Bargain
$450 Chamber Suite at $200
4-picce Bedroom Suite, as illustrated; 48-inch buieau, muie bow-cud bedstead;
chifTcrettc; dressing table; in mahogany, finest coiistiuutien and finish. WHILIi ANY
REMAIN, $200. WITH VANITY DRESSER, at $230. REGULARLY $.150 und $500.
ClmljeN, Mlh fleer.
Sale of Women's
$5 and $6
Tuxedo sweaters in navy blue, brown,
Slip-ever sweaters in solid brown, navy
blue, black, nnd camel-tan.
And novelty slip-evers drop-stitch,
with cress-stripes of contrasting color
tan striped with green, navy with scarlet,
tan with brown.
fllmbcli, Hnlenn of Ilresi. Third fleer.
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Subway Stere Clearance-Sale
Before Stock- Taking
Girls' Coats,, new
s v I r hi 1
$5 U $5
And plenty of
the "big sizes"
Ms and lGs.
But every size
from G-year size
up te 16.
Cheviots, v c 1 -ours
All nicely lined.
All with big col cel
lars some with
C.luilx'ls. Sulmny Slurc.
Sale Ending J
U. S. Army Leather Vests "JERKINS9'
At Less Than Half Price New; Net "Reclaimed"
Lined with olive drab Melten Cleth, the all-wool fabric of which army uniforms were made will wear indefinitely,
made and O. K'd by government inspectors.
V 30x3i e
Sj Jl 32x3' .
;;3j Jj 32x4
VJM II I 33x4
VSL jIJ 34x4
Columbus Cord Tires straight
guarantee for 8000 miles. Hand-built
by cord-tire experts. Reduced te adjust
stocks for annual inventory.
Makes stalling easier,
Atlantic lJelarine Oil for winter use is beat.
will net conceal, 5-jral. can SJ.le.
Geiden Jiffy Slip Cevers for all cars, protect the clothing, add te
the appearance, are made of washable, picshrunk, color-fast materials.
Albe a limited number of acts of complete scat covers for Hudsons,
Buick.s, Dodges, Chevrolets, Maxwell, Studebaker, Essex, Oakland, etc.
All at 50 off regular price. ,...,
OlinbfU, I eurtli fleer.
Fer the Gelfer Fer Motorists Fer Horseback Riders Fer Structural Workers
Thompson & Kelly Ce. bought the "surplus property" let of thousands from the Government. Gimbels bring them te you
If by mail, include 14c
for postage and insurance
Motorists, golfers sizes for women golfers, also; skaters, structural workers all who must from necessity or choice face cold
and cutting winds need a Jerkin.
Sizes 38 te 46 chest measure. -w,b.i., Hp.rtta, oeoa.. r.,n, nor, or,,,,,, aui. ....a s,b,.y m..
Seven High-Grade Sewing Machines at $8 te $28 Savings $1 Down $1 Weekly
$60, Singer at $32
Fleer sample, equal te new
Limited number, close te cost.
$69 Demestic, $57
Unclosed In ulx drawer
Gelden oak cast.
$39 Leuing at $29
Demestic make, complete
ket of attachments.
Electric Portable Sewing Machines
Te Be Sold Tomorrow at
1 vm j
Ae .'. re
A great purchase of these Cosme
Electric Portables made it possible for
you te get them at
Less Than the Original Wholesale
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$40 Demestic, $21
$49 New Willerd, $39
$59 New WHIard, $4
Initial te machines of muc9
niBiier pi ice
fllnibeli, Vuurth rlegr nnd muIiwht f"r''
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