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VOL. VIII. NO. 125
inUr m BMend-CfMi MatUr t tha.Peiteffle t Phlladttphta, Pa.
Under tb Act ef March 8. 18T9
PHILADELPHIA, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1922 ,
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i aoDeintraent or a. Lincoln iitimr.
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itemn here, te succeea wiuiwu .
. nemecratld Incumbent.
5 .commendation was sent te See
rli... nf the Treasury Mellen, wbe Is
HS5eeted te approve it and send Mr.
Piakir'a name te President Harding for
Mr. Acker snld this afternoon lie had
fjMt been notified of Senater 1'eppcr s
ommendatien. ana Knew neming
frtsnt it. He did net lnnicaie wncxutr
5 JT would accept the appointment if
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ijUtnt Sir. ACKcr receives yij,mv
GW..V u l!n n nnllflna for TPflrS.
Mi Acker has never sought political
"ferment. On several occasions nc
'. j.-iin,i n tnlcn nlnceH nnd run
offices offered him by leaders of the
n! .. KT..In a tll.t1aflAlnlita
V" Mr. Acker was born in this city.
hun' 0.1. 18(15. He was the son of
'a 'clergyman, nnd the descendant of n
lane line of sturdy Americans. . His an-
fiters fought in the Revolutionary
I He entered Central High Scheel after
laving attended the public grnmniar
tichoefs and wns n member of the 79
diM. Fer years no nas ecen a racmecr
H the beard of managers of the Ccn
hil Hlh Scheel Alumni. He did net
:tdute with his class, lenving school
CiM lnnlnr rear te ee intd business
iOt his brother, the late Finley Acker.
j(.& .Lk A.Msfc lf AjiItai .t'aa "cttna
.7J1I IDH mull .1.. etnv itt .'.-
1 al1..nrl fn" tn liia lirntlinr.
n store, rarnlna $3 a week. When
Acker cemnany wns incorporated
ire than twenty years age be became
it nrcsident and senerat manager.
'mA vhn ITInlav Antral rllltrl flPpnmA
iMtdent' of tbe concern.
jair.'Ackcr for years was the receg-
Bepubilcan leader of tbe xmrty
i Ward. When the Weaver cab-
was reorganized after Mr. Weaver
was made Director of l'ubllc
He resigned after two rears
T fill whole attention te his private
it. Derlnc the time he was in of-
be succeeded inintreducine modern
Bess methods in the department.
? Rcfuud te Run fop ISTsvep
,Jn 10)6 Mr. Acker was urged te bc
MM a candidate for Maver. but de-
.fced en account of bis business in-
He was mentioned again when can-
lies were being groomed for tbe last
eralty race. Fer a time he was
irded an tlin likMv rnmllrlntn nn
(be Independent ticket. Hn lmd thn
strong backing of a group of Penrose
wire jcaners interested in the Ilcpub
Ucan Alliance. He declined ence mere
te enter the race.
Between 1012 and 1013 Mr. Acker
erred as Sheriff. He was n dclegute
te the Hcpiibllcan Xntienal Conventions
hlej nominated McKinlcy, ltoes.evclt
His appointment ns city Purchasing
Agent, In December of 1010, under the
sew city charter, was generally aecept
We te political leaders and business
men alike. In this position he has in
troduced important economies In pur
Uiajing the supplies needed by the city.
Mr. Aekci' is n member of many or-
giMzntleiis, among them (lie Union
Uague, tlie Sens of the Revolution,
Pennsylvania Historical Society, and
Various Masonic organizations. He is
-ANASTASE IS INCOGNITO
' With Bride In Canada as "Mr.
and Mrs. Prlngle"
Anastnve Audrevltuh Vonsintskov Vensintskov Vonsintskev
'onsintsKy, Itiif.sinii workman of the
'Baldwin I.ocemotlvo Works at Eddy
'one, ami his wealthy bride, who wns
M. Marien Ream Stephens, of Clil
"10, are lienej mooning 1n Quebec, dis
JLi ,y wcrc 'Hscovered today, it is re
Vne1 nt the Chateau Frontenac.
vec, where thp.v were icglstered inl
aw the nnmn nt "M nA M..n ti..:..
IV of New Yerk " '
" The ceuple eluded newspaper men in
leiTing ew Y(.rk lnxt Friday night
alter a hui'rlprl li'niiiiiniT Mn.f....AIi ,i...
IaJ... ,CA I8 cxPccted te be seen, ns
, JKtat . BalU' ,I(",,, ,,et ,ntcnu t0
. ---j .um wow very long.
EDWARDS URGES PASSAGE
OF FIVE-CENT FARE BILL
cllU en Legislature) te Enact Simp
t en Measure
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Edw.ir".V, : ; f e?.1..i,-Tuoverner
eailari r,B .f'T" ,u. Peciai message,
Rs't """"I'y leader peviding
!?itne return te five-cent treflev fares
Sel. "L" ,wn,ch.' nrler te the war,
i trr.Hnnt frenchise contracts with
teiet. .? !C(.mPanlM a"(l which con cen
w.iiX were later unset hv tim on.i.fe
mdliiennSreonew ranl(,,y returning te
"lU10ns annrnxlmntin. .k... i.
Pkts,nf'l!1Ki,'0 Owe-"""' '. "The
gwa of labor nnd materia Is are falling
Sfe nS'lJt 5"! only be ahe
M?0 flve.ccDtyfare "wi lb
SVTp1erPt'!!,(fltTabll ,nBaln- I therefore
T te Atnc f',eslslature the duty te
SlilX!hei p,ub,lc, "t'Uty statute the
Si no?kiCctar,V,,en, t,mt this slat i e
h net be construed te nntim.i.a til
nu for fi fare. ln ceM ei ve
PttaSie eftr.iLeyQ, tnportatlen. The
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May Be Drowned
EVELYN NESBIT THAW
Who may have been drowned in the
Potomac, as the body of a woman
resembling her has been found
OF EM THAW
Weman Drowned in Potomac
Resembles Actress Said
te Be Missing
CASE OF SUICIDE INDICATED
ny tlie Associated Press
Washington, Feb. 7. Seeing a
marked resemblance between the fea
tures of n woman whesu body was found
yesterday ln the Potomac River and
photographs of Evelyn Nesblt Thaw,
former actress, who was recently re
ported te have disappeared from her
New Yerk home, Washington police to
day asked police authorities of New
lerK te co-eperato ln efforts te identify
The body was found three miles below
the Seventh street wharf here, and is
thnt of a stylishly attired woman nbeut
thirty years of age. When discovered
it was floating in midstream partially
incased in ice, nnd the authorities be
lieved It had been in tbe river prebnbly
Police expressed the belief that tbe
w-eman bad fallen or jumped from one
of tlie bridges across the Potomac. A
pellpcmnn first noticed the resemblance
te the actress atjd photographs obtained
from newspaper offices and theatres
showed the likeness te be striking.
While the local neli worn nt fV.
opinion it might be a vain clue te the
woman's identity, they decided never
theless te ask the assistance of the New
New Yerk. Feb. 7. Rv A v 1
Finding of a body in the Potomac said
te resemble that of Evely Nesbit Thaw
today recalled the fact that last October
sne n au attempted suicide by poison.
Recently she wns evicted from n ten
room she bad been running ln the upper
iL-uuiTiuiii uisiricr. xnen sue dropped
from slarht. At the tunc she took the
poison she shouted the fact from her
room and nld was quickly rendered.
She has frequently been in the llmellaht
since her husband. Harry K. Thaw,
killed Stanford Whlte ln Madisen
Square Garden in 1000.
wlille the police asserted today thnt
they had received no efflclul information
concerning the woman's disappearance
from the city, lawyers who represented
her. in efforts te stny eviction from her
tenroem, said they hadn't received n
word from her since the case wns dis dis
eoned of, nnd professed Ignorance of her
MRS. ROSIER WINS POINT
IN FIGHT. FOR STEPSON
Habeas Corpus Writ Granted te
Produce Child In Court
Oscar Rosier. Jr.. the nlnr -vpnr.nl.l
son of Oscar Rosier, advertising mnn
slain by his wife, will be produced In
Municipal Court Thursday en n writ
of habeas corpus in au attempt made
by Mrs. Catherine Rosier te regain
custody of the child.
President Judge Drewn, of the Mu
nicipal Court, granted n writ of habeas
corpus today at the request of Jehn
R, K. Scott, Mrs. Resler's attorney.
The writ is directed te Frank Schrenk,
who has the boy lit. his home and is
sending him te school.
Mrs. Hosier's attorneys previously de
manded the child from Mr. Schrenk.
Mr. Scott declared nt the time thnt Mr.
Schrenk obtained the child by means
"that approached kidnapping."
At Hie time Mrs. Rosier shot nnd
killed her husband nnd bis stenographer,
Miss Mildred llcckltt, Oscar, Jr., was
linns nt (lie Hosier home at Stone Stene
hurst. When Mrs. Rosier was arrested,
the child was cared for by his maternni
Kiundinntlier, Mrs. Sue Reld, of At
lantic City, who will have charge of
Jt i in again if thn court turns the child
ever te his stepmother.
Mr. Schrenk hns asked the Orphans'
Court te appoint it legal guardian for
tbe boy. Mrs. Hosier opposed this ro re
qucst through her attorneys en the
ground thnt Mr. Schrenk hed no legal
right te apply te the Orphans' Court in
the hey h nenair.
Assistant uistnct Attorney ainurice
J. Spelscr has been selected te prosecute
Mrs. neMcr jer me miiracr or ner nus
band and bis stenographer. Ne definite
announcement has been made as te
when au indictment against Mrs. Rosier
will be presented te the Qrand Jury.
ASK RECEIVER FOR CYCLE CO.
Davis Sewing Maehlne Ce. Charges
Philadelphia-Firm Is Bankrupt
The Pavls Sewing Machine Company,
ns a creditor, has asked for receivership
for the Hnvcrferd Cycle Company, "503
The sowlng-machine company alleges
about $8-',000 due.
F1IIBT UACB. for fonr-jear-eldg and up-
tufinl .tliilmlnir. duihq S700. ti furlemra
1. Certez, 11'.', Knnci'y U-2 3-0
i Ian, Win. .T. Murray. 107.
Cenner ,.,.... 8-1
15 TO 20 BELIEVED
DEAD IN HOTEL FIRE
AT RICHMOND, VA.
Guests Leap Frem Windows.
At Least 25 Injured, Score
SEVERAL BURIED BY WALL;
OTHER BUILDINGS BURN
By the Associated Press
Richmond, Va Feb. 7. Three per
sons are known, te have lest their lives
In a fire early today which destroyed
the Lexington Hetel, and it is believed
by the police that the death tell will
reach between fifteen and twenty.
Seventy-two persons were guests In
the hotel when the fire broke out nnd
mero than a scere of them nre un
accounted for. At least twenty-five per
sons are known te have been Injured,
some of them severely.
Many of the guests were injured by
leaping from the windows when the
flames crept close te them and the stalr
wnys and ether means of exit were cut
off. A wall te which the fire-escape
was attached collapsed and is believed
te have entombed several persons.
Other Buildings Burned
The flames quickly spread te the
Savings Bank of Richmond, the Pearl
Laundry, the Ce-Oncrntlvc Exchange,
the Anderson-Wilen paper plant nnd
the Clyde W. Saunders printing plnnt,
all of which were badly damaged. The
less was estimated nt .$100,000.
The known dead nre : '
Hiram B. Austin, Flncnstle. Ve.
M. J. Fex, Willinmspert, Pa.
C. M. Themas, Sheriff of Albemarle
Among these reported probably fa
tally injured arc:
Jehn R. Cochran, lumberman, New
James Feldcn, traveling salesman,
Patten, W. Va.
The revised Jfst of the ether injured
Includes the following out-of-State ner-
M. Austin. Philadelphia.
Mrs. Clara Cochran. New Yerk.
A. H. Harrison. St. r.nnls. Mn frnr.
turcd leg nnd lacerations en head.
J. a. Harlvall. PnrHnnit Me. . hi-nl-nn
leg and broken ankle.
Andrew Gallns. Riiffnln. TkT v
H. Dedd. New Yerk C.Uv. lirnVin
J. E. Ferd. Reckv-Mmmr.V. TJ -
William 0.Bnilcv. New Yerk CAtv.
brelses nbeut the body.
Paul Brleeni. New Yerk Cltv. ilirlit
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David H. Pitts, member of the Vir
ginia Heuse of Delegates, who lived in
tbe hotel, was seriously injured ln jump
lng from a window.
Flames Rear Up Shaft
The hotel steed at Twelfth and Main
streets and was once one of the leading
hestclrles in Richmond.
"I was at theMesk when I saw the
smoke and fire creeping up the fire es
cape from the basement," said It. D.
Frey. clerk of the Lexington. "I
grabbed the telephone, but it was out
or order, x was tnereierc delayed
slightly in sending in the alarm. I told
the boy te go upstairs and notify as
many of the guests as hnd net been
awakened. The smoke" nnd heat wns
intense, and I de net knew hew many
he was able te arouse. When I get
back from turning in the alarm the
flames were rearing up the elevator
"It seems that few sought tlie fire
Continued en Pace fleTentven. Column Three
EXPECT U. S. TO ACCEPT
INVITATION TO GENOA
Harding te Make Public His Reply
Washington. Feb. 7. (By A. P.)
The reply of the United States Govern
ment te the invitation thnt it partici
pate in the International economic con
ference at Genen will be made public
this week, it was indicated at tbe White
Heuse. Ne indication was given ns te
rue nuiuri; 01 iu rupiy, inn ic was 1110
belief today In official circles that It
would be, in effect, nn acceptance.
It was said that the President Imped
te announce America's formal reply
Friday at his .conference with repre
sentatives of the press. The long delnv
In replying te Italy's invitation was in
no wav connected with consideration of
the bill before Congress for funding the
linen uceis, emcmis declared todey.
THINKS SOLDIER'S STORY
OF FIRING SQUAD A DREAM
Colonel Believes Tale of Execution
In France Imaginative
Washington, Feb. 7. (By A. P.)
The suggestion that Oeorge W. Yar Yar
breugb, of Roanoke, Ala., "dreamed"
he witnessed the sheeting of an Ameri
can soldier by a firing squad in France
was mada today before a Senate in
vestigating committee by Colonel IIol IIel
stcad Deroy, of the Fourth Infantry,
wbe denied that ha ever heard of such
Testifying recently, Ynrbreugh do de
clared be saw the soldier shot- hv ri.
(-squad north of the Argonne and that he
was ciese eneugn ie near mm begthat
he be net blindfolded.
Called along with some twenty-odd
witnesses who were in that locality ln
July, 1018, the time of the alleged
sheeting, Colonel Derey said tlint har
rowing experiences nt the front often
caused soldiers te make statements In
geed faith as te events which never hap
pened and which existed only in their
Four ether nrmy officers, who served
near Chateau Thierry or passed through
(he French town of Joulgenne, testified
they never heard of any Illegal shoot
ings. They all Mated that any mic'i
incident would undoubtedly have come
te their attention In one way or an
other. Nine civilians, seme former
tcrvlce men ct the Third Division, also
denied hearing of any such acta wblie
Lim'rickersSeem te Be .
Mighty Glad e Contest
r , ,
They've Rushed In Enthusiastically With
Last Lines for First Limpin' Verse
Well,, you Lim'rick fans don't seem
te have lest any of your enthusiasm
since the last contest.
Judging1 from the last lines te Sat
urday's Lim'rick that have come In.
you were just .waiting until we started
it again. Leeks as If you like 'em.
Se we're off new ln full swing... The
first jury .will meet en Thursday te
sit in judgment en. last Saturday's
verse, and en Saturday next we'll an
neunce the winner, and he or she
will get a check for ONE HUNDRED
DOLLARS. That'll be a pretty geed
Then, every day thereafter, we'll
print the winner of another Limpin'
Lim rick nnd wnd out another check,
and se we'H spread enjoyment and fame
f.1? ., happiness and money all nreund
Lim'rick writing Is the easiest .thing
1 1 .wer'(1 er-c ye get the hang
or it. And the way this contest is con
ducted gives everybody, old or young,
rich or peer, educated or uneducated,
n chance at the prize.
Brokers in Pennsylvania Build
ing Owe $200,000, Have, Only
$40,000, Is Charge
CREDITORS START ACTION
,A receiver took possession of the of
fice of Samuel N. Hall & Ce., bunkers
and brokers, Roem 200, Pennsylvania
Building, a few minutes nftcr he was
appointed this nftcrnoen by.Fcdernl
Judge Dickinsen, following an involun
tary petition in bankruptcy filed by
Henry N. Wesscl, attorney representing
Mr. Wesscl Informed Judge Dickin Dickin
eon that the company owed about $200,
000 nnd bad assets of enlv S4n.00n.
The receiver is Elmer D. Simen, who
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...... .vi ttini, .ia. ,, ijeai:!, .iiiHv'tl.llll.'jy
after the court notion, te take posses
sion of the office.
In explaining the need of immediate
action. Wcssel said that iimnv of the
creditors were demanding the return of
tne ceuaternr tney nnd deposited, nnd
tunc no lenred that tuere would be n
run en the office If the receiver iltil
take charge. He suld that this fear wns
Dneeu en rumors mar. were Doing cir
culated concerning the condition of the
affairs of the company.
The members of the firm nre Samuel
N. Hall and Samuel It. Kirkpatriek.
It was stated in tlie petition that Hall
and Kirpatelck had made an admission
today that the concern is insolvent.
TO APPEAL JACKeITcASE
Supreme Court Will Rule en Motion
for Na.w Trial
Counsel for Geerge Jnckcl, under
sentence of death for murder, announced
today they will appeal te the State Su
preme Court In order te test the au
thority of the trial Judge who refused
te grant n new trial.
Jacket's attorneys raise the point that
Judges Patterson and Dnvls disagreed
with the view of their .r-NecIntc, Judge
Rogers, who presided ai tin; Jacket
The convicted man was .i -ompanlen
of Harry Lcssner. also iwi.er sentence
of death, who shot und killed Isadore
RabInewit7. dining a held-up en Seuth
It was testified that Jackel had net
fired a shot, but it was held that n he
was with LcsMicr and wns committing
a felony when the man wns killed,
he was equally guilty of murder.
CUT ARMY, BORAH URGES
Demands Recall of
Troops Frem Rhine
Washington. Feb. 7. (By A. P. )
Immedlnte translation of the work of
the Arms Conference into n reduction
In governmental expenditures was c.Iei
for bv Senater lierah. In n dimml
htntcment Ieday, in which he declared
u further cut id tlte army should be
had and the troops returned from the
Rhine at etiec.
P. R. R. PAYMASTER ROBBED
Satchel Containing $4719 Seized In
Italtlnmre. Feb. 7. (By A. P.)
Charles II. Hewell, a paymaster of the
Pennsylvania Railroad, was robbed to te
day of a satchel containing" 17111 by.
two white men who pounced upon him
Inside the railroad yards at Mount
Revnl avenue nnd North street.
The baudlts scampered up a bank at
the slde of the tracks and escaped In
REPRIEVE SINN FEINERS.
Three Under Death Sentence Get
Lease of Life
Belfast, Feb. 7. (By A. P.) The
thrce Sinn Fein prisoners under sen
teneo of death upon conviction of the
murder of two constables in the Lon
donderry jail last December have been
granted reprieves, It was announced
The cases of these men did net ceme
under tlie general amnesty proclama
tion, Receiver for Grocers' Exchange
Wilmington, Del., Feb. 7. (By .A.
P.) Chancellor Wolcott has appointed
Themas K. Jefferls receiver of the n.
tall Orecers' Exchange, Inc., and Harry
n, jiujuiuu nuii uurry n. r rarer ap
praisers. Receiver Jefferls was re
quired te bend In the sum of $100,000,
A receiver was appointed en complaint
of Harry Cehen.
RECEIVER IS NAMED CRAWFORD FAVORS
Every day we, print the first four
lines of a verse written in the rhythm
that la better known than any ether
form. All -you have te de Is te write
a fifth line that will give the incom
plete theufht some odd or clever twist
and you are a candidate for the money.
Of course, the last line must rhyme
with the first two lines of the printed
verse nnd .must have the same swing as
tbey hate. But everybody who knows
anything at all knows that.
Seme of the limericks that are fa
miliar all ever the world will de as.
samples. Take, for Instance, that fam
There once was ft lady from Niger
Wbe smiled as she rode en a tiger;
They came back from the aide
With the lady Inside
And the smile en the. face of e tiger.
During the last contest, we had a
let of "kicks" from unsuccessful con
testants who objected because we msde
Continued en Pali Twent--f our, Cotemn Feil
Art Jury Head Heard at First
Public Hearing en Expo-
UNITY IS URGED BY MAYOR
The selection of the Parkway-Falr-meunt
Park bite for the 1920 Sesqui
Centennial was strongly urged today by
Andrew Wright Crawford, secretary of
the Art Jury, at Uic first public hearing
en proposed sites.
A crowd which overflowed into the
corridor jammed tiie Mayer's spacious
reception room en the recend fleer of
City Hnll ns Mayer Moere nnd the
Executive Committee of the Scsqul-
Centeniilnl heard the arguments of site
The Mayer opened the session nl 2 :30
e cleek and said :
"There Is probably no matter which
h"H come up in thn last decade or is
likely te come up in the 'next decade
which ja fraught with se much impor
tance te the city, the State, the Natien,
and even the' world as this exposition,
properly worked out.
Te Be Peace Celebration
"Let me Impress en you the tremen
dous significance of the event nnd the
great importnnee of n unified effort to
ward the end thnt there will be such a
demonstration of world progress and ac
tivity as will make for enduring peace
in the world, nnd in a practical way
cement the geed will of all countries,
following the successful conclusion of
the Conference en Limitation of Arma
ment which was called bv President
Tlie audience greeted this opening
speech with vigorous applause. Mr.
Crnwferd then wns introduced.
Mr. Crnwferd gave as a reason for
the selection of the Parkway-Falrmeunt
Park site thnt four important buildings
would be virtually contributed te the
fair, with no expense te the exposition
management. These are the buildings te
be used as the Art Museum, the Phila
delphia Free Library, the Auditorium or
victory Hull, and the Municipal Courts
City (e Get Buildings
"These splendid buildings could be
used ns nart-j of (he exposition." he
said. "Theu, at the close of the fair,
they could he put te flic use for which
they were designed. There would be no
erecting nnd tearing down there.
"Then tlie federal uovernment could
be nsked te eieet a building along the
Parkway for the use of (he Federal
Court. This could also be used as part
of the exposition.
"There lins been talk of putting up
a Statu office building in Philadelphia.
The Parkway would be a geed location.
ill is would menu nnetber line structure
for use in connection with the expo
sitien. Here we have six lnrgc buildings
te begin with, buildings which will be
an ornament te Philadelphia after the
close of (he fair.
"But tlmt is by no mentis the end of
possibilities in this line. The city needs
a larger Commercial Museum. This
building could be put up In connection
Continued en I'nirr- Heientren, Column Unit
MERCURY TO DROP TONIGHT
TO 25, WEATHERMAN SAYS
Streng Northwest Gale te Bring
Chill Storm Rages Off Capes
A strong gale from the Northwest
will descend upon the city this evening
nnd send the mercury down te twenty
five degrees or lower.
That Is the "cold, wave" warning
sent out by the Weather Bureau here
Wblie Philadelphia ircclvcd the
"ragged edge" of a snowstorm this
morning, the heaviest storm of the win
ter raged off the Delaware Capes.
Coast guard crews have doubled their
patrols and several tugs have been called
te quarters, ready te put te sea at a
Farmers In Seuth Jersey report that
the snow Is net drifting badly, but that
the use of automobiles ts almost Impos
sible. The farmers were happy ever
the deptb of the snow because of the
benefit te April wheat.
The Weather Bureau here says to
morrow will be clear and colder.
TRIES TO END OWN LIFE
Ontario Street Weman Slashes
Threat With Bread Knife
An attempt at suicide was mndn thu
afternoon by Mrs. Bertha Kaplln, 20112
West Ontario street. Her thrent had
been cut bv a bread knife when she was
found by the police.
hiie was round at i o'clock and was
GARLAND AND WIFE
HERE FROM BOSTON
AS HAPPYAS EVER
"Seul Twins and Triplets" in
Discard as Millionaire Travels
With First Leve
STICKS TO TATTERED TOGS
ON MISSION OF MYSTERY
Charles Garland, eccentric young
Bosten millionaire, who believes in
"soul twins" nnd "soul triplets,"
tee came te Philadelphia today with
That's a large rnttvnent, for Charles
Garland. He admit the lady is his
wife, and she admits it, but further
than that neither he nor she has any
thing te say.
Garland achieved notoriety when
Lilllnn Cenrad, Philadelphia girl, told
the world that she was bis "soul
twin." Gnrlnnd himself declared thnt
ln his opinion the man who truly
could love two women had n mere ex
pansive soul than the man whose heart
wns unalterably given te one. '
He went a step further, and regis
tered Ids burning faith In the magnani
mity of the mnn who could love net only
two, but three. Net long nfter Miss
Deris Bensen, nlse of Bosten, put Gar
land in this enviable class by announc
ing she was Garland's "soul triplet."
The fact that Garland is here with
his mere wife sounds prestiic, but tnkes
en importance in view of the fact that
Mrs. Garland declared she would have
nothing te de with her husband, until
he get rid of this litter of loves.
Still Rebels Against Wealth
Garland urrt his wife nrrlved nt 7:45
o'clock this morning from Bosten. TJbe
millionaire Is still expressing his re
bellion -against wealth which he ac
cepted only for the sake of bis child,
he said, by wearing clothes that leek
like a penance.
When he get off the train nt Bread
Street Station he was ail dolled up in
n soiled and wrinkled suit e old cor
duroys with knickerbockers, lip had n
nendfheri.pt cap en his tumbled hnlr
and were an old gray overcoat, which
hung straight and limn from bis bread,
square shoulders. On his feet wns a
battered pair of scuffed brown nrmy
shoes. If be bad any of bis million or
se along It did net show en his back.
Garland is n tall nnd rangy man,
lithe nnd lean, with very square, bread
shoulders. He has a dark face, with hol
low cheeks, nnd deepset eyes. He wears
n dinky little mustache cnrefullv trained
at the ends. Though apparently geed at
malting love, no nad nothing te say for
His wife is much shorter than he Is.
She is pretty, nnd wns neatly dressed,
without any great attempt at style.
She were a long ulster ever n plain
The Gnrlandi' plans and their rea
son for visiting Philadelphia were kept
carefully te themselves. They did a hit
of sightseeing en Market street, but ic-
Centlnnrd en Purs Seventeen. Column One
Friends Cent, girls. 13
Gorden Renoy gii Is. 12
Chest UTIT Ac. Qn ..21
Havt'iTerdlj:. Sri ... 1 3
iiv-uu,r iiikiii ei ttuntiiu ucsmend Tav
HAVANA Second Acesta. 2-1. 3-5, 1-3, wen; Fictile, 6-1, ,or. wus jiven out by the police her
5-2, G-5, second; Sun Girl, 8-1 3-1, 8-5, thiitl. Time, 1.112-5. , '"'"Fdward F. Sands, American about
Last Girl, Teul Weather, Mniy D , Moeu Winks, Athgtuveu albe van ' nvt'm 'bi " old. Height, CH feet
NEW ORLEANS-nrst-Mirncle Man, 13-5, even. 3-5, wen; ' hca ".ffi'ti.mu' 'ifl.e'und"
Barrncuda, 7-2, 7-D. 7-10, second; Hickeiy. 30-1, 12-1, 0-1, third Ientl l-t weight and believed some
Time, 1.10 2-5. Kei.uHlen, Mnigie, Ever Beld, Imineknlee, Orcndin," n" icUbK lmt
Complimentary, Mr. Giaftei, Execution, Leu Liditeuhehu also ran , ""'1 ''. Hh'ht complex en'. Hair
brown, (int- henty and straight net
cm Is or winy Net Known te be cut
cr (le-e, alwii.is rather bushy. Henvr
eje brew., short nose. Peculiar looking
mouth . lnn dosed seems (julte small
' I'su.ilh wit dressed.
ARREST IN TAYLOR MURDER CASE TO BE
MADE LATE TODAY; WILL NOT BE SANDS
LOS ANGELES, Fib. 7. The bheiitfs office, which hns. been
conducting an independent investigation, mta the mm der of Wil
liam Desmond Tnylei. which, it was pievieusly s.aicl was en the
theory of a woman in the case, nnneunced that nn an est would
be made late today niul that it would net be Sands.
SMASHED BROKERS BLAME DIER FAILURE
Bryan A. Hemic . attorney for fenmuel N. Hall & Ce., banker
and biekers, whose business went Inte the hands of a receiver to
day, said that the failuie was due te the destroying of confidence
among the customer of the firm resulting fiem the failure of
E. D. Dier & Ce. He denied that the concern had In any way
her $15,000 damages. .
WRIGLEY MUST PAY TAYLOR'S WIDOW $15,000
The jury in the damage case of Mis. Ch.v.lcttc May Tayler,
against former Maglstintc Byven H. Wiigley, letmncd a verdict
in favor of the plaintiff at 3.-10 o'clock this ntuiuoea and awarded
her $15,000 damages. .
SOUTH AFRICA CALMS DOWN
Reversal of Sentiment for Republic
Londen, Feb. 7. (By A. P.) DIs
patches from' Seuth Africa today re
port the apparent calming down of the
mine strike situation, ut least in se far
as it bad resulted In demands for the
proclamation of a republic, A Johan
nesburg message says another mass
meeting held there en Monday developed
n reversal of feeling against the resolu
tion passed by Sunday's meeting favor
ing a rrpuuuc.
Loved Wnt. D. Tayler
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MARV .MILES .MISTER
Who admits penning a scented "I
Iove Yeu" note, with many kisses
Indicated, te William Desmond
Tayler, slain motion picture
SUIT AGAINST MISSISSIPPI
GOVERNOR SET FOR MAY
Girl Asking $100,000 Reported in
Pitiable Physical Plight
Jacksen, Miss., Feb. 7. (By A. P.)
The $100,000 damage suit filed against
Governer Lee M. Russell by Miss Fran
cis C. Blrkhend, of New Orleans, al
leging seduction, will be ca'lcd for trial
at the May term of the Federal Court.
Miss Blrkhend is in New Orleans nnd
is said te be a hopeless Invalid as a re
sult of the two operations.
In a lengthy statement issued last
night, bitterly denouncing the charge of
Miss Blrkhend as "an infamous black
mail," Governer Russell said tluit Hew- t
nril Wtlllnmx. editor nf the Itnttlpi.riiirir
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iiir,it ciu'Mi.uj ui mm. -iij , Hum uei-ii
Miss Rlrkhimil'M chief cnnnwrlnra nf
Mr. Tally Issued a denial, but Mr.
Williams, in a statement, said:
J Bflur Alten ItlrbVin.il In- ..it ,,
ami she told me her Mery. I did no
advise or counsel with Miss Blrkhend in
any way except te tell her that her
story could net be handled unless it was
made a matter of record in the courts.
Th woman wn-, in destitute eirctim
stanres and in n pitiable physical plight.
Further than this, I knew nothing about
Fr. Cent, girls 2d. . .28
Gerd. Reuey girlsStl 3
Nnrbeith II. girls. . 7
AWiifrten If. uhls.. 4
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ENDS LIFE WITH RIFLE
Engineering Student and Ex-Serv-Ice
Man Kills Himself
nttsburgh, Tcb. 7 (By A. P.)
Miles It. Bryan, a studeut ln the en
gineering department of the Carnegie
Institute of Technology, killed himself
with nn nrmy rlfle at the home of h8
Bryan, who was formerly a student
at 1 ennsylvanla State College, served
In the World War In the 111th In
fantry nnd never fullv rfcnur,.i f.
a wuuuu u rcccivpu m action.
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Perfumed Nete, With Beautiful
Yeung Actress' Fervid Dec
laration, Found by Police
SHE ADMITS AFFECTION
FOR MURDERED DIRECTOR
Suspect at Elke, Nev., Thought
te Be Sands, Is Re
leased FOUND NOT TO BE MAN
Mabel Nerm and Explains
."Blessed Baby" Letters Film
Man Wrete te Her
Lns Angeles, Calif., Feb. 7 A
vented note dropped from one of Tar Tar
ler h books while police detectives were
making examination of his effects,
according te the Les Angeles Exam
iner. It was en the butterfly mono-
kw..i...-u stnie-cry of Marv
Mlntcr und rend ns follews: '
I love jeu.
-T Jove you I love you
two Inches in
The last "x" ,vna
linlf-lif lf , .
point an inch In height.
Admits She Loved Him
Mary Miles Mlnter did net deny ...
thershlp of the letter, according te the
"f did love William Tayler " h,
JM. "I loved him deeply and tender
with all the admiration and respect a
young g,n slyPH t0 man WJth the
and culture of Mr. Tayler."
yjer nnd Miss Mlntcr met at Santa
1 Ttll.)inn .....
' "" ihij jcarn age. lie wnt har H
rector. Xliev Inter wnf . xr
.. "" mler Went tONe
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IC atTneteU when MWh,,S:ti-rt?
Ued Tayler's annrtmenr win, ,.. .. ' VA'i
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! Im'Ltress Ta'a "tlJAtt"'
' '"-tress wns weeping bitterly.) ,
Used Scheel Girl's Cede
Among Tayler's effects were found
two letter-, written in a well-known
school girl cede of straight lines nnd
dots. One of these, deciphered, reads
.'If ,levf you ''' x ,ev,e you.
I hnd te come down because mamma
remarked thnt I always 'seemed te fctl
rather happy after being out with you '
!se here 1 am, Camouflage.
ruriueriiierc, J am feeling unusually
e mero camouflage.
"I will ee veu Inter. CnA !. ....
as I de." '"u
Police announced today that no war
rant en a murder charge has been Is
sued against L'dward V. Sands, former
uutler-sccretnry, and declared te be the
mn-t important witness sought In con
nection with the murder.
-, .. . ...
i-euce Description of Sand
The following description of Edward
F. bands, sought by the Les Angclet
police in the most important witness In
connection wftli the murder last Wed-
i MimiM'- i igarettes
l nli-K w. it e
ucnu-d, sufficient te nn.
pour as ! s,. elnr Makes impression
n- will. gloomed. r(iss,ilj appearing
little lis n foreigner. Speech may
1 pe-sibh be s,, ( h;ne n jBht touch
of l.ngi -h ei Canadian.
"Ftn- pnmnn, formerly a clerk or
' hoekki'i-pr Twe felony warrants nr.
i "surd in I os Angeles against him, en
rn a diarg'' of grand larcc-iy and an-
l ether en n h.irge of burglary.
"Send ui the Ameiicnn tm v nnd
, t Ill.el te ne ativ tllline. as pehei
, bdii m- th.it he has used -i viral "
' Pence ntheers throughout th- country
.ire ti-ipn-ttd te sceu Saiids. pollce said,
, ( nntiiiuril en Vntn Twu ('uliintii Three
I INVITED TO WHITE HOUSE
, - --
, Discussion of Arms Conference
' Treaties Expected at Dinner
I Washington, I'd). T.-ltepiesentutive
Panew was Invited this morning; with
ether members of the Heuse Htecrlnr
.me .inn. ..iiiiiin iiiiuiuuei". ie at
tend a dinner, followed by a conference
at the White Heuse tonight.
Tlie purjte.se of the meeting is sup
posed te relnte te thn treatien of tb
Anns Cenfe?nee nnd mcartiircH for put
ting into elTect some of their previsions
Fer several days leaders have been
dls(uslng pliiiii for n resolution ""k,
questing the President te cancel Imms
dintely till contracts for vessels which
will be scrnpptd under the terms of the
naval treaty. Supgefnlens are pending
also for stepping as much land work as
possible and for reducing the naval per
sonnel. Healings en these matters have bee
planned before tluj Heusn Naval Af
fairs Committee, te stnrt In a few days
Lenders held legislation g necessary
before the Hiib-Commlttce en Naval As
nroprintiena, can effect desired redua'