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It gets all the dirt, even sharp grit that becomes deeply imbedded in the nap simply because of its revelv ing brush and powerful suction. I The HOOVER adds years te the life of rugs; yes, the1 very finest. Besides remev-j ing dirt and litter, it straight-1 ens the nap and freshens the colors. Phene Spruce 5817 let us demonstrate al HOOVER en your own rugs. Price $52.50. , Cleaning attachments, $15.00 1 extra. I Wide -World Phet rills much .discussed letter, said te have been found among the effects of William Desmond Tayler, murdered motion. picture director, Is pronounced by the Les Angeles police as being authentic. Worked Inte the emble matic design of a butterfly at the top of the nete paper Is the name "Mary Miles Mlnter." The drawing is the work of Miss Mlnter, although when confronted with the "Kiss" letter she refused te Identify tt ST. VALENTINE MAIL FILLS POSTAL BAGS Four New Witnesses in Tayler Mystery Continued from Face One 'ranklin miller Heutefurnhhing Stere Taj ler had supplied whisky and drugs for several women of the screen. , The prosecutor also looked ever the dead man's check book and found that riouieo dramatic critic in Les Angeles had uevise i reccive(i 200 a week, that ethers were receiving lesser suras and that certain I actresses had found Tayler generous. Woelwlne also planned te question all ube accepted these sums, tie tn ' particularly curious about the critic. .... .-- ..- .,. ... ' Did he knew something about Tayler FRESHIES ARE THE VICTIMS that he should be se lavishly paid? Was that $200 a week bu ing the critic's silence In the matter of stunid I pictures or of ether things? These were 1 questions that some persons asked. I "Bloodsuckers," said Public Admln Admln li'.tiater Bryson. "were bleeding Tayler I peer. Blackmail? Maybe. Majbe he hnr..,. n; tntfi.fmtH nn tin. tnmii. ' ?et tin-d or ic anu ueneu tuem. WHO Swarthmore Students Clever Stunt Based en Old Reman Custom This it. the dav uhen heart entwined and fat, pink little cupids throng the maik; nhen the annuel guessing con tent takes place te determine if ou can make anything out of the flavor of te Th Safu Drag Stere Hard Water Seap 69c per Dezen We will tell you a dozen cakes of Genuine Philadelphia Hard Water Seap for 69c during Feb ruary and March. HAROMSOAPgl Mil I SI. 00 TeiUt for . . Fer Chapped Skin Ilasel A delightful toi let lotion for rough, chapped hands. Regularly iOe O C s February who sent the amorous pni;tle : when teacher finds an unflattering represen tation of hcrelf stuck In her top drawer tthere she keeps the apple when well, te cut it short, it's St. Valentine's D.-n. The rumor is entirely unfounded that the Inte unlamented postal Administra tion started St. Valentine's Day te xwell the daily receipts. As a matter of fact, the ptartice of sending valentines gees all the way back te the ancient Reman feast of the Lupercalia, which was held , at rlii- time of jear. j At that time it was customary te n'nee all fclie names of the local beauties in u large urn, te which It was the duty of eery young man in the irlnity te i repair and jnaki a Mind srlcctiun. Ht would march up, stick in hi. thumb, like the well-known Mr. J. Herner, and Mill out net a plum but a peach if lucky. The ladj se selected was henceforth lecegnized ns hi sweetie for the period of one year. Reman Idea Changed knows? Bar Mlnter and Normand Films Lynn, Mass., Feb. 14. Motion-picture theatres here have discontinued bowing pictures featuring Mary Miles Minter and Mabel Normand, whose names have been mentioned in con nection with the murder of William Desmond Taj ler. The action was taken at the request of the city's beard of censers. SEE HUGE SWINDLE LED BY BISCHOFF Police Believe Lesses in Three Chicago Companies May Pass $6,500,000 SUSPECT JOINT WORKING SHORE HOTEL TO BE SOLD St. Be Charles, Atlantic City, Will Disposed Of by Receiver Atlantic Ctty, Feb. 14. The St. Charles Hetel, the big beach-front prop erty at the feet of St. Charles place, will be sold at uuctien en Saturday afternoon. The sale will be conducted by Martin V. Bergen, of Caindcn, advisory master in chancery, acting as attorney for Counselor Xernutn Grey, of Camden, I Later en the happy idea struck the I "ceer PPe med ny tne uuiteu states , ftim,u f .i ri,rAh tnaf l.r snhstkiit. District Court In Trenten. I.V..V..- ,.t v.. ....... ...- --., Only Werth Vivaudeu't Preparations CA FREE J bu--. m.'. . !iaj;niu - gOc MaTlt i Rouge wttb SOc Bex Mvli Celd Crtam Face Powder v The woH-lcnewn Mavis Reu9. tn at laetlv mtlal vanttv eaiM with mirror ana eaa. tee cm.ci..in . - Powder ) an Improved product 01 Vlvautleu. which hat mat with twine alate favor became of Ite eeft. delicate texture and cleee adherence te the ikln. SI. 59 Liggett Het Water Bag Al 1Q February )1.17 Only Special Het Water 'Bettle will stand het water because it is meulded in on en piece and the stock is extra Seavy. Full two-etiart caeacity 4 $3.00 Kantleek Fountain Syringe dl QQ February K 1170 Only Guaranteed two years. Full two 'quart sue, complete with extra larKe tubing and three hard rub- ther pipes. J Vi- rvrwifrir I ine the names of saints for the namps j nf ladles the young men might be in duced te emulate the virtues of the holy niPii whom they ehanred te draw. They accordingly adopted the custom and jlleil the nrraMen 'U. Valentine's Dav ' in honor of a martrr of th Church who wn kilted In 270 A. I), by the pagan Unmans following u lery un- usual miracle about which they had some doubts. ' Owing te certain characteristic of ' human nature, however, the day re t inn inn one devoted chieflv te the pur i suit of lee-makiiig, und this atmos phere has clung te it in the form of -pnrlini: "'"1 cxchanelng alentines. Emergins from th clumber of cen- , .furies, old St. alentine uroppce. eir nt Swarthmore Treparaterj Scheel early tedav, siting the dormitories In his i flowing iieiu.in curb, sandals and nil. I The old boy had work te de. and lie went about it with much dispatch, much ' te the amazement and despair of the school fri'sl.nien. A knock, meie nelsv 1 than u-iuil, marked the nrrivnl nf old St. Valentine nt the room of each of tin. heretofore pi acifully slumbering "freshies." 1 Hae te Pick Out "Besses" With little considering of any of HeyleV modern rules of etiquette, old St. "Val" brushed aside each bleary ejed freshman as he opened his room deer and bide tln earling clnptman kneel in h's presence, then, with Pes closed, pliiie his right hand in the uiaKic erjstal bowl "Draw forth one fe'dul nilssne hearing the name of thy Valentin, i P.) whom thou i-hnlt serve ehev each com mand fur tin. next twehc months," boomed m "Nai. lie found censldernble leuraci' te 1 reininaml, inasmuch as a squad of two husk Swarthmore seniors steed by te "-ec tint his wishes were properly fulfilled. j With n "lleic iiner,'" the fre.shmnn I pulled forth the mislw bearing the mime of his alentiue, and in turn was introduced te u tall, husky senior his 1 valentine. And. in pursuance of the I century-old custom, the "freshj" with ulacrltj obeyed the wishes of bis six six feet nlentlne by hustl'ng feith te fetch books and pencil, bow in humble fash ion and semer-auli his way buck te his ! room. Bedpost trapeze, paiauia dances u la classic thrilled and pleased the senior valentines, who chortled with glee and I applauded for mere und new stunts 'with seemingly uuapp'asable desire, for entertulnment. , St. Valentine's ilsit was u decided success that if, until two unthinking , seniors suggested a nightgown ecal duet In u lounging room. Music may be seething, but It aroused the slum bers and n bit of the wratli of the mas ter assigned te O. L. urilte lu the dormitories. ' A deep, unappreciatlic voice boom i ing, "What is going en here?" sent old St. "Val" scurrying te hack 270 A. D. 1 But close observers noted that lie first tied through u dormitory room oidl eidl narlly occupied by Jehn 51. .Miller, of the Swarthmore Preparatory Scheel j senior class und noted athlete, I And name of the "fresh li-b" also ob- .served that at. "Nttl'Mmre n uiurkvtl Three bids are said te be ready for submission, which will run rnore than u million and a quarter dollars, Harry Latz. of the 5Iack Latz Company, pres ent lessee of the Alnmac Hetel, will be one bidder. A syndicate headed by ex United States Senater Dick, of Ohie, is also after the property. The stock holder arc also said te be reorganizing te save the hotel. The hotel is still under the manage ment of Edward Grosscup, appointed by the court, and it Is said new te be en an earning basis. LEWIS GIVES BUDGET PLAN Addresses State Reorganization Beard After Its Ten-Day Recess Harrisburg, Pa., Teb. 14. (Bv A. P.) The State Itoercanizatlou Com mission today lysiiuicd hearincs after a icn-day Intermission, during which some nf the members conducted iinestl iinestl gallens of their ewi.. . Auditor General Lew is, tirst official te be heard, explained his preposition for .establishment of a budget sjstem for the State Government. lie went ever experiences In his; department since tok tek , ing charge of that branch of the Government. NO JUSTICE IN THIS TOWN Prisoners Jailed Indefinitely, as Ne Magistrate Is Available Elwood City, Pu., IVb. 14. (By A. ) All persons urrested here within the Inst few days must remain in fail indefinitely because there is no regularly renstituted authority te dispose, of their l use-,. Burgess Sw-lck is ill, one justice of the peace is en a vacation and the ether justice, recently appointed, has net yet qualified. Among the prisoners arc two men charged with drunkenness. By the Associated Press . Chicago, Feb. 14. Investigation of the dealings of the Western Land Oper ators' .Company, the third concern raided by authorities within three days mid believed by them te have swiudled forelen-bern citizens of mere than 51, 500.000. was under way here today by Government agents. Within three days gigantic alleged swindles totaling approximately $0. 500,000, accerdlns te estimates by of ficers, were disclosed with the nrrest Saturday of Raymond J. Bischoff and the arrests yesterday of three empleyes of the Western Land Operators As sociation and three empleyes of the American Nevacullte Company. Leslie Harrington, said by police .te be the moving spirit in the affairs of the American Xovacullte Company, and Charles Urnlch and Charles Phillips, general manager and president of the Western Land Operators' Company, are being sought by the police. Suspect Huge Swindles The raid en the offices of the Western Land Operators' Company was made last night upon complaint of Sidney Banes, attorney, representing 300 cred itors. The investigators Indicated today that the total losses te the families who in vested their savings in the companies may run much higher than the figure new set as $6,500,000. The raids and arrests followed the hearing of Bischoff held before Judge Landis yesterday and in which Bischoff admitted knowing Harrington and said he bad leaned Harrington money en several occasions. Harrington's rise in hish finance wa eien mere rapid thun that of Bischoff, the Government Investigators said Starting when he was practically penni less, and upon the suggestion of two former uttaches of Bischoff, who wanted te use him as n figurehead for their own benefit in organizing an independent company, the agents said, he obtained desk room in the office of an attorney, but his business crew te such propor tions that in a month he had estab lished his own office. Hired Blscheff's Own 5Ien He hired many of Blscheff's own men, paing them mere money, and rented a suite nt a large hotel recently. they said. He attracted much attention Thanksgiving and Christmas Day when he gave dinners te 200 overseas men. Last July he gave a Lithuanian picnic, which was attended by 10,000 persons. At a meeting of Harrington's forty field agents last Sunday a Lithuanian policeman, who is said te have invested .s-7000 In Harrington notes, fired several shots Inte the celling and departed with 57000 In cish. Luke Bvrne. $50 a week president of the Jj.-i.OOO.OOO concern, and Themas Meran, secretary, met Harrington nt a dinner, they said, and later were given positions. 51. P. West, arrested In Aurera, Cel., in connection with the Western Land Operators' Company Investiga tion, Is said te have, btarted his ven ture here last August. Te the investor hn held forth nn nttrnctlve preposition which would yield 100 per cent In six months, they said. His regular iutcrvbt rate was $4 monthly en $100. e ZW StmiW I ttlktr-Hereman Bread Mt. rer. Serac 1H Market . fS4t ChMtnuT ! H. STU :'.7.Y3 .- -. . ..f '.-.., "w. r ! irwiiu-jj if w Twin Gypsy Ring Made of green geld and beautifully hand chased. The two large and eight small diamonds are set in platinum $310. Mannish finger rings, are much admired by women of fashion. Our assortment is plentiful, and the prices moderate. S. Kind & Sens 1110 chestnut st. DIAMOND MUltCIIANTS JliWELEnS-aiLVUnaMlTIia On 14eur SOUTH .en a great white ship te meet the Springtime. Leng, lazy hours at sea. Just the time te go. Palms, flowers, sunshine March In the quaint countries of the Spanish Main; then home for April's gentle weather. Enreute three days in fascinating Havana; three days in beautiful Jamaica;two days in Panama; two days in Cesta Rica. Twenty-three days for the entire cruise an ideal outing. Ne passports .required. Fares from $350.00. Great White Fleet ships are the only vessels buUt especially for cruise service sailing te the West Indies and Central America. All staterooms dutslde, many with private bath. Only one class first class. And the fare includes privilege of stepping ashore at theTJnited Fruit Company's two delightful resort hotels during the three days spent in Jamaica. 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And 6ee hew fully it meets your closed car requirements at a sav ing of perhaps $800 te $1500. Think of a closed car en the famous Super-Six chassis, for $1795. That is less than 6 percent abeve thecostef the Hudsen open models. It is the lowest differential between open and closed cars ever attained. It is a sensational achievement in car manufacture. Yeu need no ether assurance with respect te the beauty, quality and smartness of the Coach than the fact that Hudsen has always led in building fine closed cars. It has created styles that are patterns of the industry. The Coach is in keep ing with Hudsen's best traditions. It is certain te be the most popular type Hudsen ever built. Be sure te see it. It is just out. Early de liveries will be possible for these who place their orders at once. GOMERY SCHWARTZ MOTOR CAR CO. 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