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-? icuenma If,- rair ieiuli. mm rrieay vmn liewir $ rising temperature: gentle variable wind. J JI!4ttfTV JLV A JA A If", .. ' i- L litUUtV w TKMI'KKATtlRK AT BACH IIQtm 81 0I1UI11 ia I 1 I 2 8 4 5'f VOTS! II fll 104 l7 KIP 171 173 174 I VOL. VIII. NO. 235 SEEK AUTOISTS - WHO LEFT DYING lH jersey State Police Would Bar Read3 te Heartless Who Fled Frem Absecon Crash JURY PUTS BLAME UPON FATHER WHO LOST LIFE Eyewitness. Says Car Owners Refused te Take Injured , Children te Hospital facial Mipatch ie Kvtntne PuBUe Ltdeer Atlantic City, N. J., June 15. Mo torists from New Yerk nntl Pennsylva nia who heartlessly passed by last Sat urday afternoon when Jehn II. Strat Strat ten. of Atlantic City, his wife Careline sml their four children were struck by the l'en svlvaiila Railroad's Washing ton flier nt Absecon will be sought out nnd ptmMted. Twe of the victims were itlll nllve when the motorists refused This was brought out during testi mony today at the Inquest Inte the dentin of the sit persons. The licence numbers of several of the cars nre In the hands of the New Jersey State po lice, and if they can be traced nnd veri fied an effort will be made te debar the riflVcrs OI inn ciirn uuui uvi-i uQi.jg iivn Jereey leads again. The Inquest today ended In n verdict, reached after twenty minutes' delibera tion, placing the blnmc for the fatal collision en Mr. Stratton. The jury went out at 12:05 nnd returned with its verdict at 12:25. as follews: "The jury finds, after due considera tion, that the deaths were caused in this rase by an error in judgment en the part of the driver of the automobile. Want Cressing Protected "The jury also recommends that the ntw read crossing nt Absecon be pro tected at once by a watchman, until ether safety devices are installed en recommendation of the Public Utilities Commission." Last winter the Beard of Freeholders wrote te both the Pennsylvania Rail road and the Public Utilities Commis sion, asking tlmt n watchman or safety gates be provided. At that time the railroad replied that the letter "would be given every consideration." The Freeholders did net hear from the Utili ties Commission. The accident occurred at 3 :15 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Stratton, who lived at 2108 Arctic avenue, Atlantic City, was en his usunl Saturdnv after noon outing with his family. He was killed instantly when the ttaln, going nt Ixty miles nn hour, sttcwed his ma rine along the tracks. His wife and hl daughter Carrie, eight years old, and his son Francis, six years old, also were killed outright. Jeseph, eighteen nienthi old, nnd Doiethy, nix years old, died next morning in the Atlantic City general Hoipltel. An aunt, Mrs. Mary R. Stratton, died of heart disease when the funeral of the six was held Tues day In Pleasantvllle. The Inquest was held In a little room med as the Absecon Council chamber, up ever a general store, se close te the read that the trains rear under the windows. Mayer Serves en Jury Corener William It. Parsell, of Pleas antvllle, conducted the inquest. The foreman of the jury was Harry Matt Matt ten, Majer of Absecon. Assistant Prosecutor Herbert R. loerliees icpicscnted the common wealth, .lumen Muybcrry, Jr., chief of the railroad division of the Public Utilities Commission, who spent severnl jays Investigating the accident, testi fied. A. P. Turnbull, dlvlsen clam ent of the P. It. It., was the only representative of the railroad, save a ttenegrnpher. Dr. Lewis It. Soulier, Corener's pby Ueian, testified that all six persons had med of fractured skulls and ether in juries. William F. Hays, i:i:',2 Seuth Faxon west, Philadelphia, engineer en the twin, testified that the automobile must ve struck the train, net the train the automobile. Says He Oave Warning He swore he had blown the whistle nve times, thrce times en entering Ab ecM ami twice as he approached the crewing, and ulhe rang his bell. He Continued en Pm Twe. Column Flie THREE HELD IN CAR THEFT Woodward Aute Recovered After Less and Sale Last Menth ,J,1Jrl0 "" wprc ,,cW um,er "ball for hLi rt0tb' MnBltrate Itcnslmw in Ccn- SnmiSn0" '1Vn,rcd w,ll stealing the M umebllp of fleorge Woodward, Jr., office ".? i7e !' Jrent Mr- Woetlwara'a 'rLi1.'2,.S!,nsem Btreet luit month. thef? S a,'1 in i,0",ectien with the weft are Alfred Jacksen, a garage ?h?nv' -i',1"1?,80"111 N,nth street"" tteat nJ.lSrtr,,' .eC, 1204 Montrese Wavp'ru"'" lr!mcl? McDevitt, of 2504 n S i1""' -iSck"en nd Martelle with rel,.u1n,k'r ?? bn cech ehawd Sivitt uhn'f ttelc," B00,.,,, whlle ' char:i Ww?i ,.un,?w indictment new, K" u' HJ"' "8 a mucblne, was "H fop theft of the car. te rt.ectJ?r Fd'T2nI ?arrc11. nssigned machinn In t i '"". umt ue found tlie """"ne In Jacksen's gurnge. Are Yeu Really Married? De you knew what it means J be really married? here's much te think about , m Mary Stewart Cuttings short atery, "Really Mar ed, which will be pub lished for the first time in next Saturday's Evening Public Ledger. This is the second of the remarkable series of twen . ty-thre sinr!.. l .. fctienshipa of married life. EnUrtil ti 8cend.CIg JfatUr At 1 unuer me ACI Ot SCENE OF HHPHiliiii sssiiiBsswjMssfilSsB HbHHHpBKzS g!Tifemre.fgaTB i ' i ii"iii if n, ,nm jmtmMt FiflBTtr" iwftwnwMtsBBBBSBBBBBBBBBB Four million feet of lumber burned last night in a blaze at the yard of Geerge Nnss & Sen, Ulenwoetl avenue near Twenty-second street. Four persons were Injured APPEAL TO HUGHES IN TACNA DISPUTE Peru and Chile New Want U. 3. te Suggest Compromise Washington, June 15. (By A. P.) r-Thc wny at last v,ns opened today for the United States te extend n help ing hand te Chile nnd Peru in their effort here te solve the riddle et Tocnn Tecnn Arlca. After exactly one month of futile en deavor te find n ground for compromise, the delegates of the two Seuth Ameri can nations te the Washington con ference turned their nttcntlen te Secretary Hughes In the hope thnt he could suggest n bntls of arbitration ac ceptable te both- Although mr official nnnouncempnt was made, the Secretary was understood te no entirely willing te undertake the task. The opportunity came today through the decision of the Chileans te request the Ambassador of their country here te call en Mr. Hughes and Jav the situation before him. Since Pciu already had mnde elmilnr overture, some meve by the Secretary was looked for almost immediately. "HELL01 ANY ORDERS?" Hertz, Convicted Bootlegger, All Set With Telephone In Cell People who hear that Maurice Hertz, of Camden, Isn't serving his term in the county jail for complicity In smug gling in $50,000 worth of rum from the Bahumas can easily spike the ru mor. Sheriff Hatch announced today that because of the prevalence of such t-tertcs he had had n telephone installed In Hertz's cell. Any ene who doesn't be licve Hertz is there can call him up uud ask him. SON RESCUES MOTHER Fights Suicide Attempt of Parent With His Pulmoter If Mrs. Emma Nelan, sixty-three years old, 1414 Deal street, recovers from her attempt at suicide this morn ing, she will ewe her life te her son Jehn, who resuscitated her with a pul pul pul moeor after she had Inhaled gas. Mrs. Nelan has been ill for several weeks. At 4 o'clock this morning she went te the cellar, put one end of a gas tube In her mouth and turned en tb jet. Her son, nn empleye of the U. Q. I. Company, was awakened by the odor of gas and found his mother in a semi conscious condition. Hastily rigging up his pulmoter he worked en her until a physician arrived. She was taken te the Frankford Hospital. MOON SHINES ON MOONSHINE 8tills and Liquor Brought te Light In Three Midnight Raids Police of the Twenty-second nnd Hunting Park avenue btatien raided three alleged moensliino establishments In Nlcctewn nt midnight. Four stills and many gallons of liquor were conn's cenn's cated. The f st place visited was that of Mlcha-1 Feldkc, 1000 Brunner street. A flf fii -gallon still, thirty gnllenH et menii'jhine and four barrels of mash oie taken. The raiders then descended en the home of Ice Sndeskl, 1014 Dalkeith street, and confiscated two large stills and n quantity of moonshine. In the store of Jeseph Snrekl, 2011 Blnvls street, n mhuII still and three barrels of innbh were taken. MAN AND WIFE FINED Their Arrest en Disorderly Charge Started Lawyers' Runners Probe Nathan Hammer, 1421 North Seven teenth street, and his wife, Annie, whose arrest Saturday night in com cem r"v "-Ith a sailor In nn apartment nt '11 . ..th nud Spruce streets started the police drlve against the activity of lawyers' runners about Central Station. were fined 7.50 each today by Magis trate uensiinw. The Court asked a number of nues- tlens In which he sought te link up the cnee with n lawyer's runner, but re ceived only evnslve answers. The sailor, Geerge Wl 'neck, failed te appear at the hearing. Detectives had been altuictei te the apartment when they heard cries of "Murder!" coming from nn open win dow. They said they found Hummer nnd Whlpeck fighting nnd Mrs. Ham mer standing by, scantily clad, FIVE RUM-RUNNERSSEIZED Ships Piled Between Narratjansett Bay and Coast, It Is Claimed New Yerk, June 15. (By A. P.) Flve alleged rum-running vesse's, ply ing between u steamer iinchered in Nnr ragausctt Bay and the American const, have been soUed by Federal agents, United States Attorney Hnyward an nounced today. The bcixed vessels were the ocean coins tugs II, H. Lockweoil and Ken tucky nnd the barges City of Maiden, City of Bosten nnd I.ormenil. W8H ATLANTIC CITY "BBinflK" TOAINH Only 80 minutes from nrejjd i. Htminn. Jiteppln t w. i'lili. H. rniim.-aveiains ?ry, AtfweMv ten. rt, Pnn.li:i.--av. V th Poitefflc at Philadelphia Ps. Mirah B, 18TB $500,000 LUMBER YARD FIRE LUMBER YARD F RE FINALLY SUBDUED Four Are Injured in $500,000 Blaze at Glenwood Avenue and Dauphin Street R. R. TRACKS ARE DAMAGED After nn all-night battle, tbre fire engines nnd 150firemcn succeeded this morning in extinguishing the fire which, stnrted shortly before C o'clock last night In the lumber jnrd or Geerge Nass & Sen, Glenwood avenue nnd Dauphin street, destroying 4,000,000 feet of lum ber, estimated te be worth a half mil lion dollars. Twe fircm :i and two spectators were Injured. Although streams of water had been played en the yard for mere than twelve hours fresh outbreak continued this morning nnd kept the firemen di recting their nttcntlen from one section of the yard te another. Itailread repairmen and linemen ar rived en the scene early this morning, as the Intense hent melted the trans mission wires along the tracks of the New Yerk division of the Pennsylvania Railroad and 450 tics will have te be replaced. Traffic en the railroad was seriously delayed. Hescnien Parker nnd McKennn, of Engine Company Ne. -, were Injured when a pile of beards en which eight firemen were perched, teppelcd ever an hour nfter the flrse was discovered. They were token te the Northwest Gen eral Hospital. Mrs. Marie T.chniger, sixty-four, 2453 Firth street, was severely cut when she tripped ever n hose while carrying sand wiches te her en. Ueseman Fred Leh nlgcr. Irving Schwartz, twenty-one, 211.1 Dauphin street, a student nt the University of l'ennH.vivanla, was cut aDetit me wick ana legs. More than twenty children were lest In the crowds thnt gathered te watch the spectacular blaze. They were taken te the Twentieth nnd Berks streets police station, nnd all found their homes ey mwnifliit. The flames were discovered by Geerge Nnss, president of the concern. The fire followed nn explosion In a shed In the center of the yard. Three freight cars standing en a siding nnd filled with lumber were destroyed. Three nhinns were sounded within fifteen minutes, bringing nppnratus from all parts of North Philadelphia. Trains en ihe railiend ndjacent te the yard were held up, delaying hundreds of commuters nnd teveial of the fast trains te New Yerk. WHEEL IN HIS THORAX Child Tries te Dlasect Cleck and Nearly Leses His Life While attempting te tnke a clock apart te see what made it go this morning, slx- car-old Leuis Shears, 014 Somerset btreet, Gloucester, N. J., swallowed one of the cog-wheels. The child was slowly strangling te death when Dr. Paul Yeung was called. He commandeered nn nutomeblle and the child was taken te the Cooper Hos pital in Camden, where Physicians re moved the wheel. The child will recover. THE NEW FREEDOM ON "OUREAST RIVER DRIVE A Limousine, a Bum Lamp, a Park Guard and a Little Mere of the Bleed and Iren of Fairmount Commission's Rule An actual Scene: llit'l River Drive at the feet of Stiau-hcrru II ill: Time, 8:f5 Tues day evening. Fat limousine rolls amiallii tewaul the oily. Headlamps are turned off. Vim lights burning en the cetvl. Feminine voice within: "Isn't the river beautiful nt this hour?" Second feminine eice: "The Park is heavenly !" The fat limousine steps with unao unae unao custemed suddenness, A Park guard, wearing the double Sam Hreicne belt of white, looms in the dusk, his hand cemmandinglg in Ihe air. He qp qp preaches briskly, The guard, te driver: "One of your lights in out." Driver: "Thanks. Serry I didn't notice it. She must have just b'ewji." Tie driver descends hurriedly and begins tn fix hit lamp. The gmard ikiI.i off a sheit distunae and squints svienlifically at the front of the ma chine. He approaches and retreats, squinting at the car from various angles. Troubled silence within the fat limousine, The passengers begin te trouble and think at a trip te one of the 1'utk it'ommissien s guard houses Guard otilcleusly : "Thnt ether light of jeurs Is tee strong for that there lens." Driver, patiently: "It's only six or eight candle, power, I don't 'kaew -r;. which," -f PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 1922 CONVICT FORMER DRY AGENTS OF EXTORTION Trapped by Druggist When Posing as Prohibition Officers Gerald McGrath and Auhln Murray, former prohibition ngenis, und Merris Cehen, e druggist, were found guilty today of Impersonating Government agents in order te extort $30 from Dan iel B. Obtrum, a druggist at Thirty- first and Huntington streets. The case was heard in the United States District Court befere Judge Dickinsen. A new trlnl wnH naked. It was chnrged the three men, with Harry It. Thompson, also a former Government neent. hnd cone te Os trum's store Fcbrunry IS nnd told them they would fir up n complaint ngninst hlin for S200. The druggist declared he gave them $30. all he had, nnd told them te return the nevt night. Ms- Grath nnd Murrny came, he said, and as Us t rum turned ever a roll of marked bills te them scvcrel of his ncichbers. armed and In hiding, jumped out and arrested them. Thompson pleaded guilty nnd testified against ms companions. BURGLARS TAKEWINE Oermantewn Real Estate Man It Robbed of Champagne and Jewels Burglars, who entered the home of jenn u. Dallas, 0840 Ugentz nvenue, net only ransacked the house from col cel lar te garret, but took a cese of im. ported champagne besides articles of jewelry valued at S1UO. Mr. Dallas is a Gcrmantewn real estate dealer. Several weeks age he sent his family te the seashore and he nas Dcen Keeping Dacneier's quarters. When he came home early this morning he discovered he had been robbed. CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS WONT SAIL AGAIN SOON Latest Voyage Interrupted en Com plaint of Deserted Wife Christopher Columbus was arrested In Camden today en a fugitive warrant, charged with deserting his wife and two children. The tranquillity of Recorder Stack -house'a court was interrupted when his clerk called the name of the discoverer of the New World. Columbus, a man of thirty-one, walked unabashed te the bar of jus tice. "I had geed reasons for leaving my wife, CelumbiiH told the Recorder. He was taken beck te Salem. N. J., te an swer his wife's charges. Fer the last fifteen months Columbus has been employed an n.i orderly nt Cooper Hospital, Camden. beatjaxTdriver Twe Men and Twe Women Battle en Right of Way The pelice are searching for two n en and two women who hud a light with n taxi driver last night at Bread Vtrec" and Washington nvenue. The tnvl driver, Rey Heward, was badly beaten The nrgument stnrted when the men nnd women in a touring car demanded the right eT way. The taxi driver in. sistcd he had the rlclit nf .,. i.V. !P Pcople In the ether automobile' insisted he beck up and let them pass. n " fused te de se. he told neil. ,,,,,1 .i... upon the ethers jumped out of their car and pummeled him. r occurrence 83S: re.s s ; : 'sfctreM fffce1' Driver, troubled by murmurs Hit"!? VvUh' " 'at iKlneRi saj- it isn't. Yeu make me wean ' J" Guard, eutraged: "I mnkm.,.. fcajraLP-" asanas Driver, heatedly: "Sure. vei. m-t me wenrv. Ami n..'..'i..yet raake makes me weary, tee!" Duncan uu-rci: "very we II. ir I make vnn pencil and begins te write thS Tin. number of the fat fil 'Wen,Q Driver, (elrtly: "e,.t ellt ', . t there and take a geed leek nt Vi0".' there number nd tuui It In. But ril give veu just ten seconds i , f, seconds I'm going te move and X mlsrhV run right ever you." 'night Ouard writes the license number in five seconds, moves .hide and ZJ" l&!" M " ih """' ' a W C! tfMaTirfciji, II I jeu weary we'll see wimt Ca a,n DuT can thinks about it. I'll tuv n veu in The lluard aett n,,i hi. f."' '" vfi. uiiu ir uinirniti nH. TEMPEST HITS AT GORTELYQU Breach Widens as Assistant Di rector Upholds Poolroom Proprietors 'ABSOLUTELY NO EVIDENCE OF GAMBLING,' HE SAYS Rumer Persists Twe Officials 'Clese te Throne' and Police Captain Are te Ce There will be mere chnnges in the Police Bureau this afternoon, sold Di rector Cortelyou today following a con ference with Police Superintendent Mills nnd Cnptnln Van Hern. The conference was only one of the day's developments In connection with the police shake-up uuder way at City Hall. There is a persistent rumor thnt two officials near "the throne," n police captain and two llcutennnts, will be among these te feel the ex. One of the developments today was the examination of live poolroom pro prietors whose places were raided June 1 nnd the announcement by Asslstnnt Director Tempest thnt absolutely nothing was found te warrant the raids. He recommended continuance of all their licenses. These raids were made en the strength of evidence obtained by special investigators cngnged by Director Cor telyou. Tills action by Tempest widens the breach between him nnd th Di rector. The poolroom proprietors were sum moned before Tempest te show cause why their licenses should net be re voked. While these men were giving their testimony before Tempest, with Captain Vnn Hern acting in the capacity of witness nnd listener, Director Cortelyou was conferring with Superintendent Mills. The recent demotion et n num ber of police officials, the announcement thnt mero were scheduled for the nx nnd the examination of these whose daces were raided attracted no end of iangers-en te City Hall. They loitered about the corridors te await the result nnd spread the newc. Scattered among the loiterers were a number of police officials and pntrelmcn In plain clothes. Van Hern te Explain Later Examination of the poolroom pro prietors resulted In n boomerang for the police, according te Mr. Tempest. He asserted that when he asked Cap tain Vnn Hern why there was no evi dence the captain said he would answer later. "Absolutely no evidence was pro pre duccd by the captain of the division, lieutenants, sergeants or special police men te substantiate the charge that any gambling was carried en at any of the places -aided." Teinnest declnreil. "Xnt one of these who testified, Including Minimi , mi jiurn. j.ieiucnnnc unritit, of the Eleventh nnd Winter streets sta tion; LIcutcnnnt Humphreys, of the Fifteenth nnd Locust streets station, could state thnt they feUnd nny evi dence of gambling or thnt they had any personal knowledge thnt nny was car ried en In the poolrooms whose proprie tors were summoned before me. "William II. Myers, proprietor of n poolroom, 1220 Filbert street, snid thnt be pcrsennlly requested pntrelmcn te remove from his plncc nny men who he thought might be gamblers. I nsked Contlnueden 1'acpTirfnla-IUr. Column Three FIRE PAMAGES HIS STORE AS HE LIES IN HOSPITAL News Kept Frem Sick Man Wife Prostrated Aleck Satnik's delicatessen store, nt 1018 East Erie avenue, burned early today while the owner lay HI In the Pennsylvania Hospital, slowly rallying from an opera Inn performed yesterday. Mrs. Resa Sntnlk, his wife, spent the night with Mrs. Jescnh Sinclcrerrv. lux- next-deer neighbor. At 3 o'clock this morning n milk man saw smeke com ing from the store. He aroused the Singleterrys. Firemen extinguished the flames after almost nn hour's hnttle. The damage was S2000 nnd was confined ie the store. Mrs. Satntk became hysterical ever her double affliction and was sent bun dled in blankets in nn nuteimi' u te ncr mother s home. Mews of tJ. being kept from Mr. Sninik. lire is KIDNAPPING A NEAR-JOKE. BUT MAY LEAD TO CELL Father's Ire Reused, Even Though Sen and Aute Are Returned Rumors of kidnnpplng nnd Ulnck Hand outrages were rlfe in the neigh- borheod of Nicholas Hurdle's home et iiift J'.ast rassyunk avenue, yesterday, niicr had father' Harrll route liver and in charge lteturnlng n few moments later, he saw three men with his son speeding down Seventh street. When his wife Catherine nnd neighbors henrd the story there was much grieving and the police were notified. Severnl hours Inter the truck pulled up nt the curb where it originally steed and the men dashed away, leaving An An teony, in n highly nervous condition, te his fate. He Did Net Expect te See His Fee crash through the railing at the cliff edge and go sprawling into the mists below. Andrew Tallcntc, after losing his scat in Parliament, struck hit secretary, Antheny Palliscr, xchu had flirted and conspired with Andrew's ambitious wife und stolen valuable pefftfcal papers from him. Mystery, politics, love cngressingly dominate Phillips Oppenheim's big novel "Nobody's Man" Today On Page 17 ms inur-jcnr-ein son. Antnenv. I . . '" ,'""" "v"''.-' ""-- "l"-, eoneloi. n,, .:..': "" "I'ui-ung i menu: nn sikhpi, i am sine win ap- dlsaiwearcd with three men ,,.l,i i ' 1 uetainer nu.u-si weiuer. Sam-',""" ""' out these that I peal te jeu as being un-American ar.d 'struck. "el doling, a detective e, te District .:"' "',' V'."1. " " " ."I "'arrleil. be- most lepiehensible. and I call your at- e, who owns a coffee and tea Attorney a staff, wns at the Connecticut , nu,,,,i J,,, ,',..,.VL .!. n s nK and 'tuition t. the oiruiuisinnceH te suggest , started out with his son te de- l'"';u wnen werner was leiensed. ! Tlll ".. '" - '" 'k Ties ions , timt ,eper ami Iinmecll.ite steps be package. He stepped at Seventh '' rem tl10 l,rlM"i warden eun out wit bnnr i ,,, ...i .V V. ""'"d inkcn te punMi tne-e gul.ti of thlt. Wharten streets and cf t Antl m v lemneil that n Chicago flrm had given u' ,, ? C, l1''. .n Kl, '"' ,B.lrI "d bev I efl-ns,- and te pieum Its ...vurrPiiee ac M.Min in. viuiie.i i, nn.,,1,.. a contract for bags te the nilsen fac- ii.i ,... ., '.'." " endeii wn" anv time hereafter In nny selioel con- Publlthtd Dullr Except Sunday. Cepyrlsht. IMS. by Shall Sea Remain "Wet"? Vexing Problem for U. S. Lasker Still Rules Waves, Although Velstead Brushes "Feam" Off "Dry" Land Storm Over Wine List en Ships By UJNTON V. GILBERT Staff f'orreiDenrtcnt fivmine 1'nbltc I.eitaer Lcipvrtehl, 191J. fcy t'vblle I,ideer Company Washington, June 15. President Harding is going te have a light en his hands te keep the American ting en the sens, almost ns slmrii ns his fight for n ship subsidy. It will be ever extending the Velstead Prohibition Act se as te forbid expressly the selling of wines und liquors en American vessels. The term broke In the shape of the letter from Adelphus Kuscit co the President, calling attention te the wine list of the S. H. Geerge Washington, and the reply of Chalrmnii I.asker of the Shipping ,Bwrd te Mr. Buch. Mr. Laskcr grows angry at Mr. Itusch, re minding him thnt his father, Adelphus Busch, was "the Kaiser's closest friend In America," thnt "his family has innlntnined a rustle in Germany." and thnt his action will net displease Ger mans, "whose hope of n restored mer chant marine Is In n hurt te America's new-born iiierchnnt murine." Brewery, Net German, Plot Thus it h ii great "German plot" which calls nttcntlen te the sale of llqueis en Amci lean ships. Thnt Is lather bail tempered. It is net se much a Giimnn plot ns it is u plot of the brewery interests te meke the pro hibition law as obnoxious as possible. Everybody agrees thai if the sale of liquor en American shipn can be stepped this ceuntiy may just ns well as net go out of the pnsscngir-f nrr.lng business at once, for when tickets en American beats are sold It Is almost necessary te give a bend with them assuring the Intending passenger thnt he can have nil he wants te drink once he is outside the three-mile limit. The whole Mibjeet comes out In the open. Hitherto when alleged wine lists LAST -MINUTE NEWS GENERAL MINER TO AID STATE FINANCE PROBE Brigadier General Asher Miner, of Wllkes-Barre, today ac cepted an Invitation te become rt member of Glfferd Pinchot's unofficial commission, named by the Republican nominee for Governer te Investigate the State finances. WARD INDICTED ON MURDER CHARGE WHITE PLAIN?. N-. Y., June 15. Walter S. Ward, million aire baker's son, today was-Indicted by the Westchester Grand Jury en a charge of killing Clarence Peters, er-saTTer, last May. PORTUGUESE FLIERS NEAR RIO JANEIRO BIO JANEIRO, June 15. The Portuguese trans-Atlantic aviators, Captains Sacadura and Coutinho, continued their south ward flight In Brazil towards this city today. They left Perte Seguie at 7.30 A. M. with the Intention of making Victeria, 260 miles, neitheast of Rie Janeiro, their next stepping place. JAIL HALTS CONVICT Burglar Wen Offer of Geed Jeb in Prison, but Must Face Jury Here First STILL HOPES TO MAKE GOOD An important job in Chicago awaits Ernest Werner, who was brought te this cltv teilnv te face 'chaws of burglaries nfter he finished a six-year term in the Connect lout State prison iv. i. ...i ... . ..., ..i i: .. I , i-riirr nan ue himh wimmi iil was jalleil In the New England State. He ON WAY TO REFORM learned bag-making there and liecame noni-jmeon wrecker," a detective Mipctlutrndcnt of the pilsen bag fnc- who watches the Elkton train. Tin Tin terv. with full i'hnri;i nf the Inn leir I girl S father cninn te ,).. ..,.....,,.. ,!.,n .- ... " - ami sellng. . 'ihe twcnty.nlne-jear.eiii cx-cenvict ' mr ' weiiiijug with lice uud old shoes ,(eul.l tear out the p.ue without ilefnc wns arrested here In 101(5 for breaking , ""'I congratulations fop Mt.rj body. ' lug the book Ne p.ig. number was tiu uuvc iivuei-n. i- i iii'm mi the Grund Jury, but jumped his ball and fled te New Haven. On the nleht et bis arrival there Werner breke into n beuse, was caught and sentenced te five te ten years. He berved six years nnd three davs. tery. The work was se satisfactory .1,... .im en..,, n. rt i ... ,:. Werner" when he Is free "" ! He served Ave years in Sine Sim? n,i ' after doing that "stretch" get it, treube iiunln and sened time in va. .... - " HELD ON GIRL'S CHARGE Alleged Annoyer of Children Caught After Chase Accused of nnnejing small girls while watching a hie at Ulenwoed nwi I 'I'll.. I III, HI . . rtll nil. jitltn.. ltrtAl.l"'"i I'L 11IUM1IL' fivni III. il.i ....... .... t. .1 .I...1 .... . 111 un tne way here trem the prison mother het ..ni.t.i .. '." " Branu- erai inteiest Here ever the develop -Werner teM Vennj hi' luul ream,'!! the ' Im eiillid Mr ' !r mK willlT' Then ments In the treatment of Leenard stieets of New Yerk as a bej and get The la tier ii"i-ee,i . ,.!I. ."i"p nt- K'W'1''". second honor man of the Naval into serious trouble with the police-, Though the lad , ,h , ,Vf '". "I- , Acauemj s graduating class, by his when seventeen years old. 'car,, if,,,., ,"".. ,",r."lIJV.,ll(l" ' nui-h schoolmates as indicated by the write- mlra. Werner said he intends te "co Helen was relensmi in,,. ...n" '.-,.. .... straight" after satlsfjlng the demands fntlu-r accompanied tl e "n V h 'nr,.1 !" " "K J,'.'," . "."V""Ct'" 80 fttr " nf the niv. wee. nf the mnr n '..". . "" "men i net he recalled. lie said his mother lives in New- Yerk eester. the license . Jy L " ,V'""- I Acaijemy etliclalH deny tl.ere nnd that he plans te get the position Andersen agreed te perform the e,i, !.,J. ""- -e.sir y in Chienem n. n,, nZ i. .'. ' imnnv. 'rim ,i,nJ ..',," '." eere- pointing out there were several or ha mother, and feraakh'!. ! this evenin; in be 'nn'' "? 'V.n. "''"" Kl" . .. '" . wnvs 'grandfather TiOlt pi ','' '''' in s ,uass, ana iiiiiny in oilier ciasw-i wnyl1, I P.in ...L, " ' l ' Uiambers iimmiiip. , shlpmci. say Kaplan's iinnemilar -- - - -luiivMum mill Dauphin street leat night, Thenuu , Vcnarose, alias Themas Ress, was iiuiKiii ey a crown aiicr a cnase of sev ci al squares and turned eer te the police. (In charges pressed by u twelve-year-old girl, he was held in .,"00 ball by Magistrate Roberts fei another hear Ing June 20. jleMSANn nOARDINO TO FIT VOI! II "s . punr In KdvertUtniL bet pw sa.ltdv, Sutucrlptlen PrUv l r ' 1-ublle tdr Company turned up In Washington everybody has acted ns if he was terribly surprised ur shocked. But new the chairman of the Shipping Benrd defends the whole practice, and Intimates strongly thnl nny one who Is opposed te It is nn enemy of his country. Hele in Velstead Aet According te the chief counsel of the Shipping Benrd, legally the sale of al coholic drinks enn be carried en. There is n hole In Mr. Velstcad's famous act. Fer the purposes of the Eighteenth Amendment United Stntes ships mere tarn three miles awny from the home ennre are net "territory" of the Lnlted States. , , An. I (Ik. nnlllispl of the SJllPPlnK Benrd quotes decisions of the United NtnteH Hupreme court te me cinrt ui "territory" is equivalent te the word "Innds." If thnt opinion stands, then the pnsengcrH en the American ships will net lack nil the comforts of home with a cellar. Here is one cese where every one will rejoice that the legislative program in the Senate is se jammed that no one enn squeeze Inte its calendar a bill cnnbling Mr. Velstead te rule the waves. Fer example, there Is Senater Wesley Jenes, chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, who Is one of the chief ad vocates of the merchant mnrlne and one of the lending prohibitionists of tin world. What will he de? Doubtless he would like a breathing spell. All Satisfied te Walt Se will "very one else. Ne one wants this I mie precipltnted into the coming Ceii'i "ss campaign. There Is trouble enough in it already. If Congress passes a bill extending Continued an I'uur Twrntr-flTt. Column Fire 'E OVERRULED BY DAD Phila. Bey, Halted en Way te Elkton by 'Honeymoon Wreck er,' Gets Parental 0. K. WEDCHNG BELLS TONIGHT Detectives nnd prlnn cells proved no match for the romance et slxteen-year-eld Helen Pierce, of Cleucestcr Cltj , and. Wendell Ht-rnld. of Philadelphia". rpi... ,,, . . ..;,.. "-. inru ie ciepc te l.IKtOU es- terday, but were "llngged" bv ' the LOPERS NEMESIS i..l !.! . ....... ......,,". il.,.ri-. .- IH.,1. ...III. fill, I 1111. nnd this evening them w . hnnn.v bindlnc. se that member of ihe ela,w -" ,... i r. iiurrius were in tlanne ' yesterday. s(, sie nmj tle 1ie , elded it would be a geed time te' visit ,IM?n; With -.i,ense jn hand, thei- I I !VfV. ',' A1"' "Honewneon V.K. ' '..:. "V" " Street Station. A de- .,,..".'' '."'. H. Pnt 'here just for the her mirenu nrriv!..i "ll..!mr,'ls arrived. tri ,""?" ,''J,l,t?T .'. . He ,.i.- i. ..."",, '" .'"" K'.n s "ram." .....i .... ?.' " nu,1Pr- e was ..i-i . r meat that Mr .Pierce wmTnit'i ??' the mihiu- ...! . ... . ' '"f:1 . ,e" te let . - "ii"i ..i-i iiiiirrii III.. -. " . . ' OH, GLOOM! I Last Day of Grace en' Income Tax Installments The second Installment of the Income tax l due today This the las Tda of grace and all payments made after today, will be increiiu'd bv the Im , tiim of ii tlue for l..HinieiH- The Income Tux Uuieau in the IVd- jesteidny, and Is prepnied te take cine of the expected last-miiniti) payments DO. YOU y?T A JOBt wpintv et them dmtiiei K "TO Vffi'S Wantm columns teds An pm. J.ilJ.lp :iri wnu P.. .1.1 :i ...u...i w - - - .-. ijiii iiuiii 1 11 inii'ii PRICE TWO CENTSf! KAPL1 INSULT Sutherland, in Letter te PresU dent, Demands Guilty Annapo lis Students Be Punished SLUR ON JEWISH ENSIGN CAUSES NATION-WIDE STIR Roosevelt Asks Admiral Wilten; te Explain Academy Year Boek Incident Washington. June f. PunlshmenJ of the;e students of the Naval Academy responsible for the deregi a tery references te Leenard Kap Inn, of West Virginia, in "The Lucky. Hag," the cadets year book, was dei manded by Sennter Sutherland, of West Virginia, in n public letter yesterday tm President Harding, ihe treatment et Kaplan in the publication win de nounced by Hear Admiral "Wilsen, superintendent of the Academy, at 4 "low-down, miserable trick." Acting Secretary of the Navy J0-' velt said be lias usked Admiral Wilsen for a complete explanation of the in eident. The Admiral said he had nl readv withdrawn a letter of commenda cemmenda commenda len te J. I. Olmstend; editor of the j ear book, for the quality of the pub- . licit ion. These developments followed denuneli ntlen In the Senate TuciW By Mr. Sutherland of the "stigma" uttached te Kaplan presumably en account of hla nationality. According te Mr. Suther land. Kaplan, who is of Jewish ex traction, was one of the best students of the clnss just graduated. Mr. Sutherland nserted he was net satisfied with statements that au thorities or the academy had nothing te de with the Incident. "In my opinion it is the nffalra of the naval authorities," he naid. "I propose it shall be made the affairs of the authorities. I am new Informed beasts were made that young Kaplan 'wen second honors In solitude,' that he was ostracized from the Instant he entered Annapolis four years age unUl he was graduated. Assails Authorities for Inaction "His personal unpepulnrity Is ai hisned for t lie reason lit: was even us able te obtain a roommate, us is cua cua temnry at Annapolis, and yet I cannot understand hew he could have been ostracized as seen as he entered the academy unless It ivere because of his Jewish parentage and appearance. "I de net bclicve religious or racial prejudices should be permitted te mani fest itself in the persecution of any one, be be Jew or Gentile. Discipline nt the academy does net appear te be what it should be when n Jewish boy is allowed te be bounded nnd lampooned with the authorities claiming they are in no wny responsible nnd wash their hnnds of the whole matter. ' "I propose te see justice Is done jeung Kaplan, nnd I have tee much faith In the President's sense of fair piny te believe lie will tolerate for one moment the continuation of n condition at Annapolis which permits Jew baiting. " I-ctter te President Senater Satin r'.aiid's letter te Preat dent Harding was as follews: "Mv dear .Mr. President: "My attention has been called te an incident connected with the gradua tion of this year's class at the Naul Acadeniv in the publication of "The I.ucky Itn.' the je.nhoek of the Acad emy, published, 1 beheve, by the stu dents of the graduating class, blit pre sumably iindei some control bj the au au llieritli s of ihe in nilcnn . "It nppuiis t hut n member of tie class who graduated at or nur the head of the e! is.,. Leen. i id Kaplan, a natiw of Westen, Lewis County, W. Vn.. et Jewish extraction, but a line product et young American manhood, was verj" budlj ti cated by these n. spensible fe.' the above publication. "Upen inch page of the eiuboek Is i given the portrait and a brn-t blegia- I'll et two students, l.uslun Kaplan s biegiaphy was rcsencl for the List ptiiie of the hook and nsMX-Mted with him was nn cntlrelj lictiiieiis member et the class, whes( biegrnph indicated ileaih the n.itiennlitj of the fictitious member of the lass. "The pugc upon which tliejc two bi ographies uppinrcd. one gi-nuim- and one spurious, was petferati'd near the mum te this pngc, and Kaplan's name does net appear in the index. "This tiintmcnt f tills jeung nmn aPiiarenllj for the pin pose of stigmn- tUlng him bocnuse of hi- uiitieiuilitv mid possibly te net as a deterrent te ethers of .be siiw iialienailtv from bj the (JeMTiiimnt. Annapolis, June l.r There In gsa- up and laih'utun- publisheil in the "I.uckj Hag, the student jenr book. It Is pointed out the class us a whole voted against the publication, but its could is any eutai, Jews graduating . Miil Itv wan due te pi-Hena! qualities and net hid tace. HARDINGTOO BUSY Impossible te Attend Harvard and Yale Commencement!, He Say WaHhlngfJii, June 15. (Ily A. P,) Piesideut Harding, who bus had under I'eusitlcrutlim for several days Invita Invita tieiiH te go te New England next week in aiteuii win iiuu ami Harvard com- me iiemement exerclseH, Informed Senater .eiluc. of Massachusetts, tnrinv n..?-!.. I bcllecd It would be Impossible for him te irake the trip.. The Senater called en hii BEFORE HARDIN twu universities te .Hrpa JMnmMeiit'a WW ncu - ptimce of the iMMUlNMUA ' ni two universities te mtw JbeTKni tv.; 1 fiV m i3 & a i i' h ja ia r'l VI vj 3' , 4 ' M, 1 I m i a j i i 'Hii a i u.L : Lta&-VvM ,r , i A G$i2iitaiA&4btitt fe2i . .jr.L M:l ?.';, wmmffi '