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V .Harry Owens, Pullman porter. 1 ,1,Francls Corbett; 1714 " tferth Twelfth street, Philadelphia. v. iJehn Nate. 58S,Llne atreetiCam- I fdin, Conductor en wrecked car. 'Died iiAtlanUc'Oity'Hespital." ' ' , U'iroaecbter Wolverien'of 'Camden lmnty, attenaea a cenierence teaayi ei . mjeaa agencies investigating theiwreck ' "if the "Midnight Flier" at. Winslow ' attctionen 'Monday, tbatitie .nilght' (le- 'latiune ler mmseu, usere me reai re-. MKtaribtllty lay. Seven persona were .killed' and ventytwe Injured in' thv KS?Mj' pWrt'r ihe Investigation' de'-. m,)tMr6n twe'7ma1flera, , nbeutl.whicti-1 HLjtfi lnfAma(lnn ' ainl1 km mvamI b'wint information, raald the presed 'Jiiln. V- f. "The first of. tbeie. is '.whether- Jehn D .Walt, th Reading's .tower operator at Winslow Junction. "was "notified py thtjdlspktcber at'CuradenMbata ntring of 'empties' had' been seiitite Atlantic City. ,If'.De Wnlt'wns.net notified,", 1 want te knew why he was net. iVThe SMe'nrl mnHpr nrt whlpJi4 1 want te be informed exactly is whether the waDiing signal, set 2200, feet" from the 'WA' tower, or 'home tower,' .ns therallremd men call it, was set' at tee sheft notice for the engineer xef, the wrecked passenger train te' obey it, or Ht after thn train hnd tihrhpH thn Irnvfr but net yet reached the switch." Inquiry in Reading Offices The Investigation stnrtil In rrniil: this' morning at the offices of the su perintendent of th a Atlnntln CMv Al. vision of the Reading 'Railway, in the old Pamdcn National Bank building at Present werft A. V. Tlnffv. A ivr Banks, P. V. Jehnsen and P. N. Jenes; au representing the Inter-State Com merce Commissien: James Mnvhprrv and-P. Cerwin, representing the Pub lic , Utilities Commission, and" Prnan. cuter Wolverton, representing Camden vuuncy. ? railroad's representatives were Atlant c City Railroad ; V. B. Tlshcr, general superintendent: P. S. Lewis, eptrintendent, and W. L. Kinter, f'?al solicitor. The conferences wns new behind locked doers. ,De Walt attended, arriving late. He x?"il accompanied by Lawrence De wait, his son. The tewerman refused te make any statement before he hed iikte 10 me investigators. Tewerraen from nil along the line were summoned te testify as te whether tbesr had received notification of the ,iB v empties." Miss Marreerlte Brcnnan, telephone Operator Bt. thn nalvtllmrln. T It TJ tower and heroine of the wreck, was sent r by the investigators 6oen after the session began. One of Three Men Responsible $11 " ,s said ou ene of three men 'tne tewerman. who enni thn Kwitxh tft the Cape May branch, through which ..!. Dg "PI688 Plunged; the dead '7' r un empleye in the dls- Mteher's office at Camden. VmJI caseL nccerdlng te Prosecutor tSI re?ecuti?n wl be ceVidScted. bei.B'3K,en fJmty Grflnd Jnr bas fcneStt Wa,t the reSuUB f wwk, said the.evidence tended te hnw WieLi.?!'!L0'!!P? ;M'dlrecied at the Camden dispatcher's Ne Renert nf TV. I.. v ii. lilraWI,I'f .t0 DeWalt- no report of n liWWn of emnty cars nrnr.A,n,, i. .u WA driving ffi5ii"ff ,tra,n ,0. Atlantic City, niid tberCanTMaT,.. ere ; M. "w'teh W, Nrtake until after the wreck" I but?C. te Alnlc.C ty was any ether tiB-'Sf.i'fe Pen of the signal sys eV .SJe M'd it general v nun nivv. HflftHtr the Klgna unnnrnttm wnt.,u r?laH4 en PaTwiiiv2.iJi.i r..,.. '. '-'.'" . .. . -. ,i.. .. ".i r Rf.an;1ltnLUK PcEW I' I .7 rc?c.led I'lm. MSA "Uammonten. the latter Buid: ttteWtttrn!!0ndvlH?!, of U18 movement ilk'X v?i2 0f,emrt)?8. In the blind w, uriving rain I thought tt ... i.,. Kpwi':i'MBitiitu.r it" iVT '.vnwyuw acv ! ,' ."l..f ' i. 4 n..,. ;t-t lniuid in Wreck v m '. .'vf -.. V"lilii-. r '. '. ' ' i:i'' J- '..r:"VA' -OJRAZIO ZICCARDI f. 9f ' (Wrge street, Attaeitle CUy, , ' whe-WMinhe Winslow Junetlesv, v 4 'WWCiC i . RAIN? WHATRAm? a ' i i ' "There Haan't Been Much," the Weatherman Declares "There hasn't been much' rain in Julyj" says Geerge Bliss, theweath'er niiin,. cheerfully. ' "And, what is mere','' continues 'Mr. ntlM. ''Iivlll n'rnhnMvhn fnli.ti.mnr. row mernllir." ' Mr. Bliss was asked te explain, the Jierslstence of the rain', which has fal en every, one of the five days of July.. .' "There -wa absolutely, noi'rensen," he said, "except that it was the Fourth of. July. j , "Only a little while age people were complaining about a drought.?' - : , STOR KGETS BIG WELCOME' AT' FOURTH CELEBRATION L , , , Flag WJfl Wage Newt of Arrival of t Brether te QIH In .Crowd 'Yesterday afternoon, about a" hundred people sat sin a grandstand en Pern Pern Pern ocrten street between Fifty-eighth and Fifty-ninth Htreets, singing' in celebra tion' of liberty, equality and' the right off people te lire. At .the Inst, note of the "Star Spangled Banner," six-year old Marie' Wilsen unfurled a flag. . At that very instant, excited signals began te-appenr.at the upstairs window of the. little .glrl'B home, at 6837 Pern Pern berten street; iust oddesUo. and a. man rushed out of the -front deer te nnM neunce mc oirtn-er n paDy Dey ei air. and 'Mrs. Samuel Wilsen. 1 .Wild cheers greeted the , announce ment. A collection-was at once started and enough was raised for red, white and blue flowers for the mother and a five-dollar geld piece for. the, child. 'M'm MISSION OF MEflfcY DocepaarVsWuck'Wh'lle'croia- Wakemin.'lef ,Braddock, were' killed early today at' Pert Perry, near 'here, .whenitbe "physielunls. automobile wau struck by a 'Baltimore .and Ohie Rail road flier. -Theywere en a mission-of mercy when the accident occurred. ?Mr. and Mrs. Wakcman were1 noti fied' tbnt James Shields jhad been shot and robbed by two Negro-bandits hear their home. They found him in a gully 'near"'1 Pert" Perry nhd summoned Dr. Merrow. TKe doctor ordered Shields removed te a hospital nnd the victim was placed In the car with Mr. Wnke- 'innn. Dr. Merrow nnd Mrs. Wnkrmnu 'followed in the physician's machine. The first car passed u ruilread cresslnj in safety, but just as Dr. Merrow's automobile reached' the tracks the train crashed Inte it. Shields hns broken legs' and a bullet weunuin tne nip. ' AUTO VICTIM VANISHES Police Myetlfled When Injured Man Falls te Reach Hospital Disappearance of a man, uncon scious and apparently seriously hurt, taken from beneath an overturned au tomobile at Bread and Godfrey streets dt 1 o'clock this morning, is puzzling police of the BraJichtewn station. The man was placed In th,e car of a passing motorist, who volunteered te take blra te a hospital and has net been seen since. A garage "wrecking crew" en Its way te get a stranded auto at Paul street, Frankford, found the overturned teurlnir car with the bedv ntnneil M- neath It. They helped place the man in the passing car, went te the police station and reported .what had hap pened nnd departed without leaving their names. The overturned car bears Pennsyl vania license !43A57, nnd police hope through this te obtain n Clue te the rami's Identity. , COUNT GIVES" UP WIFE TO HER FIRST HUSBAND Thought Killed In War, Rich Jer sey Youth Returns Bosten, July fi. Count Rlcnzl, of an Austrian noble family, 'bad his mar riage, annulled, se that his wife could go back te her first husband she thought was killfd in France. Veronica Bens Goodhue Is the woman. Bhe was married te Paul II. Goedlnie, heir te ihe' millions of n New Jersey manufacturer, when the clouds of war hung heavy. Later she web Informed he "was "missing in notion. " After months of waiting, she married the count. Paul Goodhue, In his palatial sum mer home nt Hamilton, after four years of shell shock, fold his story yesterday. "In 1017 I married Veronica Estcs. the daughter of tlie landscape painter," he enld "We lived In Newark, then moved here. When the war breke I en listed. I wrote often. Then I was moved te the firing line and the trenches. ' Then, my wlfe tells mc, my letters stepped.'1 , In the meantime Paul Goedhuo hed been taken from the shell crater. He had lest his Identity nnd was sent back te America. I'ltmlly hewns discharged tern Fexhllls Hospital, ile nttcmlrd a dinner dance In Bosten. The Count nnd Countess Rlenal were there. The countess recognized him. "My Ged. It's you, Paul," she screamed uud fainted. Paul could net recall the woman who addressed him. Count IUenzl. faced his wlfe. I'Yeu still love him," he asked, "I de," she replied. "Then you shall have lilm back again," replied the count. THE JOB. YOU AHB.MlOKINf lfOR iV M luunu ill m iicim w iikvu ciw uuii, ! Zi 4du. ' Ml 4W HOIK BBBBBBBBBBBBBM yj. . -V BBBBBBBBBBBBBBH - '-' ' flBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB SftBBBBBBBBBBV sjBjBJpJB ,' ' .yBVBBBBBHBaBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ' BBBBBBmlBBBHRr ; graTaTaTaTaTaaBBiaa 'bbStISB ;-BJBBBBBBfet2-HaBfcT'TO?' aBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBfS Jng .Baltimore and Ohie Tracks 'fPlttabunb. July, 5.-(By' A. ,K)'-, .... -i .. i- ... .i v- . . t.t , ;. v : - !,!.'. '.,'.'V' V VV t1vl,e. t,' Rasttt:t V, L Pellctmsn Carry Wemah and Four Children, Frern Burning v Heme in Ardmore SCORCHED AS trlEY FORCl PASSAGE THROUGH FLAMES - :, :- ; ; I Mether, Awakened by Smbkt, Is Unable te Save Babies, but Screams BrlngAld .Mrs. Jfary McConnell and her four children Margaret, twej Dorethy, three; Deris, 'four, and Isaac, slx wcrev rescued at 4:30 o'clock this .morn ing when their home, af212 Shay's ter, race, Ardmore, wasidestr6yed: by ilird. Tim McCenhplls lpst nil. their pos sessions clothing,, furniture and a hew; player piano which 'Jehn McCenttcl'l, husband 'and head eih6"fjunll9v had Just bought. , The Jeiis estimated'nt about $5000. ( t - . McConnell Is sdperin'tendent of de liveries for n milk! company which serves the Mainline. He leaves home every 'mernlnv nt- '4 nVlnV. fl, UmA . been gene thirty '.minutes this! morning' wpeniurs. Aicuennell was1 awakened by smeke which, filled' her roen.' She slept en the second fleer front, the children in the middle 'and rear roems.v The fire apparently' had 'originated in. an" outside, kitchen jttthe rcar.i.It burned quickly,, up through .the sec ond fleer te;'the renrmost'rebm,, where .Margaret and Dorethy,, 'the youngest children, were sleeping'. . ' i Screams Bring Asshtance Mrs. 'McConnell rati through the rooms. The smoke was .dense. 'The flames had gained vsuch-. headway' that she could net hope te cope with them alone. Leaning out of- the bcdroehi window she -screamed,, for help. A neighbor telephoned tethe police. Sergeant Robinson, nnd Patrolman Ayler came within, a few minutes in a police automobile:- Calls' hndsbeen. sent meanwhile te Bryn .Mawr. Ardmore and Narberth for enalnes: ' Thov renrn,if.i rapidly. t , " - .The 'sergeant and bis companion ar rived ahead of the' fire-fighting ap paratus nnd went inttjic house after Mrs. McConnell and' the, children. , The two nellccmen' irenprl thelr tout upsimrs loreugu. ameKe toot , increase Mrs.McCennell trrtegetVheVcKU (Iren out of the'. Durmivp Heme. ' bu upstairs through, smoke Ithat , increased S? lur hnmc. hut helpless in the smoke thatTfllled the en en tlre'sccend fleer! . y.i . ?"Bh .begged abem.te aedheehlldrin ,out; first, and '.pijinted i tW' the , rejir. luvui, fluvie, me nvo.jeunieii lay.' per leant "Robinson wrnnnirT' hle n.kh. c6atx about his face, went thrnitrh thn ouiuke nau ran Margaret anu uoretny, iwhile Pfltrelmdn Ayler toek: Isaac and ueris. , By this time -the fire had spread te the SeCOnd fleer, nml ietU' nt fflama n.sa .beginning te' sheet from' the woodwork aieng tne, nan aim stairway. ( Flames Srerch Rescuers Robinson and Ayler. careless of their own . safety, stripped off 'their rubber coats, nnd wrapped them about the chil dren. Then taking the children in their arms, -they made a dash for safety. Flames spurted at thorn as they ran down the hall and 'front stairs. Mrs. McConnell kent an close n h could te the 'rescuers. As toen as the children were outside the. patrolman returned nnd aided Mrs. McConnell te escape. The mother aud her childrca all escaped injury, but' Leth Robinson nnd Ayler were scorched and hinged by Uie numes. imner, However, was cri misly burned. The fire companies from the three towns were unable te extinguish the flames, which swept through the two story stone and shlngle house quickly, destroying everything but the -walls. McConnell returned home, having been summoned by a phene call, in the midst of the flre. After the fire had burned itself out he pointed te the charred remains of the player-piano, which ke and the children had en joyed all day yesterday, and held up n pair f scorched trousers found en thr' perch. "That's all I have left out of the house.' he said, "and no insurance." Neighbors cared for bis wife and1, children. ROBBED DURING FIRE Market Street Jeweler Leses $500 Lavalllere In' Rush A diamond lavalllere, valued at $300, was stolen during the excitement at a flre Inst night In the jewelry store of Harry Kerstcine, Ninth and Market streets, accerdlnc te Kcrstelne. According te the owner of the store, the less of the lavulllerc amounted te mere than the flre damage. The fire occurred at about 1 o'clock and was of undetermined origin. ' The lavalllcre was en display and wns set with three large diamonds. WRECK VICTIM IS SORE Recovered 8ultcase, but Rain Re calls He Forget Umbrella , Spccfal Dispatch te' Evening I'ubUe Ledger Atlautlc City, July 0. Themas Car rlgan, employed as a driver by n towel supply house here ls;dlsgusted with his memory. Carrigan was a passenger aboard the Reading flyer, wrecked at Wiuslew Junction early Monday morning and wbh knocked senseless. With much difficulty Carrigan eventually worked his wav out. nf the wreckage, although pulnfully hurt. After giving all the aid ha could de the ether injured, he clambered back Inte the wreckage te salvage a suitcase when the relief train arrived from Atlantic City. Last night while his employer was pointing bis back with lodine, Car rigan looked out the window and saw it was raiding. Sight of the rain ap parently refreshed his memory, "Well I'll b darned," he exclaimed. "I left my umbrcllu in the train." riannery Jury Begins, 12th Day Pittsburgh, July ft. (By A. P.) The jury began its twelfth day of de liberation today ..in the case of James J, Flannery, Mill, known Pittsburgh undertaker. wee wh Irled for wife murder. W hen ceart, opened tbe Jury' reported it had, net reached a .verdict. - III ) A.'llr,'n llll. f ' UITlA'll.ltiUlr" L.IUI' " PHILADELPHIA, .tyt -"'- - ; 7- 'i t'iV Sueifer Estate i MRS. SBLINA B GRIFFITHS te ituite Uir brother, in. . Seeks law, WIIIiaMi ,B. Orifflths, Over brook, payvver. the' share she al- ', leges her dead htisbarid owned In the ,$20,000,000. Seutliwark Maiiu Maiiu fecturlng CenHKUiy;i She, Hvbs at i 1 49 North Klfty-seoend street Mrs. Selina Griffiths Alleges 1 Husband's iBrethe'r Has , Defrauded Her ASKS ACCOUNTING OF FUNDS - - HI I X suit te force the payment of dM dend by a ' $20,000,000 corporation, "snld tfi be due since the death of an of ficial of the cbmpauy in 1012. was brought .today by the man's widow in Common Pleas Court. f Ih the suit it is contended that while the widow Is without, funds and .forced te work in a shirtwaist factory, the president of the corporation, herhreth-cr-ln-law, is able te sa'tisfy every ma terial want. Briefly stated, Selina B. Griffiths. 10 North Fifty-second, Btrect. is the-wldew of Edwin AV. Griffithsa former official of the Seuthwark , Manufacturing Com pany, who died ln..l012. A, bill of equity waa filed some months- age 'by jher at torney, Jehn RV iebttllA- agslnst the head'of.fhe company, WMlIlam-B. Grif fiths, and ether relatives, of her hus band. Mr. Griffiths liver at Wood Weod Woed bine and Bryn Mawr avenues, Over brook. . , v , . ,v , f , Tbe!suU seeks te, compel v the respon respen .dents 'te reveal) certain. facts relating' te the history, of the Company, their re spective interests therein and what in terest, If. any. her. husband had In the corporation at. the time of his death. Today's suit, wa8 .filed against Wil Ham B. Griffiths, individually.' The-widow contends that her husband was entitled te at least one-sixth In terest 111' thftifSeuthwnrk Mnnnfnetnmnv Company, and that she Is entitled te receive ene-hft'f. but that her brother-' inlaw has defrauded her of this inter est. By means of it, she contends, she would be enabled te live In com fort and even enjoy luxuries, instead of being obliged te work in a factory. The claim of Mrs. Griffiths is that William H. Griffiths, one of the founders', created a trust for his son', who was her husband, and that Wil liam B. Griffiths was simply a trus tee te collect the income nnd di di vlde equally . between himself and his brother Edwin. That nil dividends were turned ever te the fnther. William H., and he distributed te both Edwin W. and William B..' until his death In lOOn, after which the son. William B., continued te pay Edwin his share until the latter died thrce years later. Since her husband's denth the widow says she has received nothing. PITTSBURGH REPORTS GAIN Union Officials Claim Walkout Is 98 Per Cent Effective Pittsburgh, July C (By A. P.) Union leaders and railroad company of ficials both reported "gains" today In the strike of shepmen In the Pittsburgh i ustnci. au interested parties reported lint definite figures as te the number of men nt. work and en strike were un available. , I . The union representatives said that similar conditions as theso at the Pit calm shops of the Pennsylvania sys tem prevniled throughout the district. At Pltcairn, they reported, fewer men reported for work today than en Mon day. The strike there, hey declared, was about 08 per cent effective. They termed the sltuutlen "splendid from the viewpoint of the union." Additional men reported for work nt Pltcairn, Twenty-eighth street, Pittsburgh, passenger yards, Browns ville and Conemaush. Pennevh-nnln Railroad officials reported. Sixty-three njiuitienni men went te work nt Plt cairn, they suld. McDEVITT STARTS WORK Judge Shoemaker Acts as Menter for Recently Appointed Jurist Seated op the bench with president Judge Sheemaker, Judge Harry S. Mc Dqvltt today began his actual judicial work by hearing motions nnd rules en the current lists, uud listening te the presentation of rules for final divorce decrees, Judges Shoemaker and Mc Devitt granted about thirty decrees of divorce. Mr. .McDevitt was appointed te suc ceed JudRO rnttcrsen. Ue was secre tary te Governer Sproul nnd before that an nsslstant counsel In the Auditor General's Department. "L" CONTRACT SIGNED City and P. R, T. Reach Agreement en Letting of Werk Muyer Moero today signed n contract with Franc J. Bens for the completion of work en the Frankford Elevated, Transit Director Twining sad a satis factory understanding has been reached by the Transit Department, the con tractor and the P. It. T. The Director added that he believes operation of the Frankford Elevated will begin November fi, A1AMTItl CITV'H BE8T MODEBATR Ftrj4 Hotels,' Klbttren-A Iroqueltr-4dv. j 9gVgVgVIBp'Sl'v'aSBP ' t I r '1BBBBBBBBB'3!.'vS' BBBBMi;p-5:r gBgBgBJTf - isg9g9B9JP'', 'JgsfsPB BigfllBgBgBvjHit v' igEBSBSwB... . BgHsKBtATi (& A'sbvsbK. ''glglHKEiwglllBl "BBBBBBKBBBBBBBBBBLn . . . "rr ; . t ' BALKATSTRIKE - . . . . h Decision pV 400,000 'Men First "Wide Rift in RaJK Is read Walkout SHOP EMPLOYES, PLAYING; LONE HAND, STILL DEFIANT - '" ' Situation Is Result of Attempts te Crush Union, . Jewell, Says Ru 4eclated Preii p, L Chicago, July, C Railway shepmen who walked off their jobs last' Saturday played n lone" hand in thc rail strike' yesterday Their hopes' ihet ether unions "would join the Ptrlklng shop men, were, ylrtunlly dispelled.' ' ' '' .THe firsts wide rift In railroad"' strike, clouds showed. yesterday .when main tenance of" way empleyes, fwhe' Include track workers and ether common lsker .definitely . abandoned the , idea; of ', a walkout nt .tbiA time. ., , . The maintenance-of-way union re ceived, the' sympathy and cengratula tiens of the striking railway shepmen frein.B. M. Jewell, the shepmen's, head, today. Mr. Jewell declared that t-he malntenance-ef-way union's actlenwas net a surprise, nnd added that "if they can find a way out of their difficulties they arevtOi be congratulated." ' The decision of the truck laborers does 'net .weaken the position of the shop strikers In the' least, Mr. Jewell ..said. "Each organization of the) American Federation of Laber's railway -'department was an autonomous body and we don't want tOj drag anybody into, a fight unless he wnnts te, go . "This whole situation," he contin ued, "is tbo'resulfef attemDtsbv 'finan cial interests te. crush the, union.. 'lam' wondering what these In, control 'nf-.er- ganlzed capital in this country would think or say if the- RailroadT'Labet Beard should order a railroad company te refuse te accept lhndectylbn'iteAdlS" solve, te go out of buslrlMS'a'nd'reer ganizc as another company? which would, be subservient te the dictates of. the beard." ; Standing; Pat. Says, Jewell . ;J The shop strikers are" stundlni nat.'J Mr. Jewell said; and have net relented: a single point. Tiie tanning' out of shop work, he said, has net ceased, despite tbe statement of a dozen rail road, officies before,, the Laber Beard last' week 'that they w;euld cancel .all contracts'. ' . "Their premises mean nothing," said Mr. Jewell. "Tbe beard didn't ask the reads te give the men back pay for the amount the men want under contract system. These men were robbed that was the railroads' method of using their commodity theory of Reports from various local unions re re celved at union hendciuarters tednv of- nrmea tne lenders' statement that the walkout was "practically 100 per cent." Frem Roanoke, Vj., came the re port that foremen of maintenance of way labor and clerks were quitting meir JS srranatl,y with the shop men. Traffic was reported suspended north en the Norfolk and Western stepping eenl shipments for the Penn sylvania Railroad. Credit ler averting a rail strike which .threatened te become general among nil classes of rsllread labor ex cept the "big four" brotberheds und Ulegrapbers, was generally cenceded te gen Yt .Heeper, chairman of the United States Railroad Laber Beard. W. L. McMcnlmcn, labor raember of the heard, and E. F. Grnble, president of the maintenance,' men the "big three" in yesterday's conference. Ah a result of the hnlirlmr nf....-. nearly 400,000 maintenance-ef.wav men, who for n week hovered en the verge of n strike efter voting over whelmingly In favor of a walkout, will remain at work. Slay en Jeb Under Pretest Maintenance men will stny en the Jeb under pretest against the $00,000. 000 cut in their wages pending negd negd tlntlens for a readjustment of wage scales upon an appeal by the empleyes. Sayre, Pa.. July C (By A. P.) The strike of shepmen in the Lehigh alley Railroad shops here Is i)S per cent effective, according te an an nouncement today by union lender?, following the opening of the locomotive boiler and car shops after a four days' lay-off. Net mere than seven njfn of the striking crafts reported for work union leaders said. ' Cincinnati, O.. July fi. Br A r It wns announced at the headquarters et inn .nrninvrueuu ei liaiiway Clerks Freight Handlers, Express and Station Empleyes here today that returns were being received en the strike t-nt m. each railroad, but that, thn results will net De made puniic at this time. It was stated., however, that no strike hnd been sanctioned u miy read by Grand President E. II. Fitzgerald. He has delegated Vice Grand President Richard P. Dee, of New Orleans, te Investigate a reported strike en the Norfolk and Western Railroad and has sent Vice Grand President J. H. 8yl. vester, et HpeKane. wasti., te Jein Vice Grand President H. F. Baldwin1, of Kenten Harber, Mich., nt Chlcagp, te represent the brotherhood In conferences there. " Grand President Fitzgerald will leave tonight for Chicago te nppcar before the Laber Beard tomorrow in regard te wnge disputes with railroads thatvwere net Included in previous decisions of the beard. PICKET JY TELEPHONE Governer of Kansas Hears Working 8hepmen Are Warned, of 'Scabbing' Topeka. Kan., July 5. (By A. P.) A new angle In strike picketing "telephony picketing," has coma te Governer Allen in severnl reports that shepmen who hud net gene out or, mem bers of their families had been called ever the telephone followed by argu ment, nersuasleu and resret thnt no thing "unpleasant wns beud te hap pen it scabbing" didn't cease, the Gov erner sum nmny. DO' YOU WANT A ItSKI, A if. lUOBn.Kf Tf clMalfled column et tfct.PO )lla Ltlnr in. Bume u ma imii DArvaine t In Used. Cars ea (un 8tn4SX loueai i W ' Office (hreteWearuBarwWf Lengs te Return te Mairiek Bickerings at Washington Cause White Howe te Ball en President, Yet He May . Run Again in 1924 , By CIJNiON fitaff CerrewMtnt CepurinM, JUt, pit Washington. July T. . .President Ilrirding'M declaration that he would llki" te remain nt home- In Marlon'.is Marlen'.is something mere thr.n' the conventional declnm'ften that greatneUH'dees net pay', that the simple things ire the only per manent satUfnctieiiH of life. It Is ureal sentiment, the ' wlstfu'ncss of a man who find" happiness In homely, familiar surroundings, rather than In power. . ,. lie has snld the same thing that he said In Marien mere than once te his friends, nnd said it mere definitely and. emphatically! If he were able te con sult his own inclinations nnd If they- remained unchanged In 1021. he would. net be a cancuuate ter re-election, ue trn'iilil- m hnrk In the nulct iers of Marlen. It Is just this feeling which impels, him te seek relief from office and its worries en week-end trip's with his old-i est and most Intimate. friends. These outings reproduce as nearly as possible the life that he likes. At a public din ner here some tlm'e.t age a sons; was, sung of which tbe rem rain was "He's Just plain Warren te'us." And he,.wa.s' se 'moved that he' swallowed hard as'-he listened te It. If be could have his wuy, he would seek a life in which he wna just plain Warren rather than President of the United States. Harding Net Ambitious By this I de net mean te say, that he will net be n candidate for a second term. It. id tee 'Soen te make predic tions. Circumstances often compel n P-esldenr te stand for office again. He may be the only person en whom his party can unite. His refusal te nc iM'ii' ni':!u'i nomination may leave his friends in imlitlcul difficulties. Issues mu." nihe vhlch inny make, a retirement LAST-MINUTE NEWS MRS. A. E. B. SITER WINS DIVORCE DECREE Mrs. Annie E. B. Siter today received a divorce from Dr. ; Hollingsworth Siter, a lieutenant colonel in, the medical corps during the war. They "were married In- 1892 and are -weU known socially. , " MRS. HIRSCH PLEADS NOT GUILTY '". MINEOLA, N. Y.,. July. 5. Mrs. Hazel Hirs'ch today pleaded net guilty te an indictment charging her. with sheeting. her hus band at the home of Rene Davies recently. Her bail waB re duced from $25,000 te ?10,000. L Mishap en 6:32 P. R. R. Train Frem Shere at Kirkwood Ties Up Traffic NEAR MONDAY'S DISASTER A wreck scare thrlllrd passengers of five crowded trains en the main line of the Pennsylvania Railroad from At lantic City this morning when n single coach of the 0:32 train from Wild Wild weed was derailed et Kirkwood, tying up traffic several hours. The first excitement came when the brakes en the rear coach stuck as the train wan passing Winslow. Such con fusion followed that' the train crew found It necessary te transfer nil thn passengers te the forward coaches and the train proceeded toward a siding te siuPtracK tne inst car. But before the siding was reached the coach derailed and landed diagonally ncress thn tracks. As the passengers had been removed from this cenchi no ene wns injured nnd the train pro ceeded after n half hour's delay. Four trains following, however, lined up back of the stranded car. These trains included the 7:34 ferry train, the 7:45 bridge truin. a train from Cane May and the 8:02 ferry train. All of these trains were orewded in capacity with holiday vacatienists. Or ders were went out te transfer all the passengers from the delayed trains te another spcclnl train made up en the southbound tracks. There Immediately followed n ren- eral exodus of the passengers, all ex pecting te witness another tragedy such as thet which occurred Monday et Winslow Junction en thn flooding, AH EAPS RAILS RIDERS ALARM They scrniiiDieci nieng the tracks, hundreds of them, through puddles of water nnd climbed Inte the special until It would held no mere. In the meantime all traffic en the southbound tracks was also held up while the special proceeded te a point near Haddenfleld nnd get en the north bound track. PHILS AND A'slPLE Lecal Clubs Prevented by Rain Frem Staging Games Rain Interfered with both the Athletics and the Phillies today. The Mnckmch were scheduled te clash with the New Yerk Yankees at Khlbc Park, but the moisture induced the mnnagers of the rival teams te call it off early in the day. The Phillies were all set for a double bill with the Braves in Ilosten. but they, tee, wcrn prevented from stuglng the fracas by the rain. The bant writing MP rs re WH1TINU vtptTt. Whltlpg rwr Cempany. Atv fMix W- GILBERT Evealnr Publle Mirer Publie Ltdatr Company te private life 'seem like desertion et uis 1H. lie nireseii may s"i w it fight, ns Mr.- Taft did In 1012, from which h'J cannot withdraw. Hut" If Mr. Harding were entirely frtc U fellow his' inclination, he .would return te Marlen' when--the opportunity arises in '1021. He did net consult bis inclination alone when he sought the presidency In '1020. The office at tracted him, of course. But he Is ntlt an 'ambitious man; When a can didacy was first proposed te him by 1.1m friends he said quite henestly: "I like the Senate. Why. should I give that up te the, uncertainties of, a con test' fe. tht presidential nomination?" His clrscst. political friend, Attorney General Dougherty, .urged him strongly. His' itsMKintea In the Senate we're fa fa ,vernl1e tc his nomination and told him se. But even .after he. had consented lie Viitlikea' se greatly the rough and tumble of a , primary campaign tbnt mere then ence'he was en the point of withdrawing. An,, element of caution entered into this. He hatea te be beaten and his candidacy for a long time looked improving. Moreover he steed te lese the'senatershlD if he. re mained in' the race for .the presidency and it no,, tailed te get mat ne weuiu have surrendered something, which en tirely suited his temperament, te win nothing.' Hoped for Party Rule He would have been' 'happier In the presidency .if he could have realized his hopes of restoring party govern ment; 111 its old effectiveness. As lie conceived it, he would be tbe head of an organization mnde up of his friends. He. could count upon their loyalty, thel Continued en IKe Twrntjr-elrht, Column One A PH KAPPA Discovery of Fraternity Pin Dis closes College Career of Perter Who Lest Life STUDIED LAW IN U. OF P. A Pullman porter killed In the Bend Ing wreck at Winslow Junction' be longed te the Phi Beta Kappa Frater nity, membership In which can come only through exceptional schelnstic standing. The porter, a Negro, was Vrheednri. Milten Selden, who bearded at 2218 Master streer nmi ... . n , , .iiuHirr -treet, and wns werkine his wav through the law school at Penn. mc incrs were Drought te light through the elioneo discovery of a Phi ueta Kappa kev in the wrecked Pull man of the lll-fote.7 flvcr. When report, .tered the Pullman, the 'Euseblu. ' iiir. worst damaged car of the rain, ihey found enlv one occupant the porter, who had been killed Instantly. At first his Identity wns unknown : then In searching for a clue, one res cuer found obit of geld near the bedv, the key of the Phj Beta Kappa Fro Fre Fro ternlty. On the back of the kev waa engraved "T. M. Sclden-Dartmenth. At first it wns believed the key bo be bo enged te a passenger te a passenger un he porter s name had been given as Owens.' But an investigation proved v?u thec '?1rt('r l,lmsc,f was Theodere Jlllten Se den. a graduate of several educational Institutions. n n i student nt Dartmouth. """Ul Selden camn frnm Vnriii i. where he lived with his father and sev sev eral brothers and sisters. He attended Lincoln University nnd then entered Dartmouth in the doss of 3021. Al through his college career he maintained m- nignesc rnnit ami him y wen the distinction of Phi Beta Kappa. ler three years Selden had worked In he summer as u Pullman porter, und through his eajrnlngs hed completed his college education. U was determined te contliiue his Htudles and lHNt fall entered the University 'of Pennsylvania law school, wbefb he ranked high n his class. , t Missing Man's Bedy In Fllver Vllentewn. !'.. j'uiv r. ti,. i i.. of Jehn Gall, qged forty, stewnnl of the Lehigh Saengerbund. who had been the Uhlgh Ulver, wedged under a leg. It Is thought Call committed suicide en account, of financial' difficulty.- Ills wlfe and, five children survive. PEBHAPH rmr. vnv u-ri. ... .... NEGRO P. & R. VICTIM i30kiL SS&iSal "&..?'" "! ceUia tS fV WrtVSR5 Besiegers .Gradually Closing In Upen Defenders, Whose Fir Grews. Weaker BOMBARDMENT RESUMED) AS WHITE FLAG VANISHES Corden Drawn Tighter Around Republicans' Last Position in Dublin DE VALERA IS KEPT HIDDEN Cresham Hetel Captured; Blaze Reaches, Postoffice Irregu lars Ferm Army in HilV De Valera, May Have Escaped, Says Churchill i t Londen, July C. (By A. P.) Winsten Churchill, the Colonist Hi-cretnry, announced in the Heuse of Commens this afternoon that the ntleik .by 'the Irish 'National Army In the Sackvillc street area of Dub lin was still proceeding at 2:45 T. M. -,.TJ:c whereabouts of Eamon De Valera was unknown, he said. "It U uncertain whether he is within the cordon of the natlennl troops or has deported tle commands nnd es caped." added the Secretary. FUMES SPRUH ' f ' t- ' , .into, r $ Bu, Auectated Preit Dublin, July 5. Bombardment of the buildings' occupied by the republi cans remaining in their Sackvillc street stronghold as resumed nt 1 o'clock this. afternoon after a few hours' lulKv ""'""' Tbe Hemmani Hetel, which has beea one of the principal points of the .de c&S fense, waa 'ablaze shortly after midday t-m and the, flames were' spreading3 ta, 'ad-.t jj ly after the fire was observed Jn the. hotel what appeared te be;a white flag il was hung1 put. but when troops ,dne,, 3H firemen dpiireachcd, the buildlrirrw '?5l were flrrd nt -nnd the MiiniinMl HAvHJ .was withdrawn. The National Array forces than' , trained an eighteen -peunder ren th Hammam and en the general poNteffico next deer en tbe, north, where the. main force of thci irregulars was bclicVcd te be concentrated. While the irregulars were still held-' lng out in the posteffice and the build- ' ings in the center of the block en' Sack vllle street which has formed their last stronghold, the Government forces wers snld te have enptured the Gresham Hrf. tel. The hotel wns blnzing furiously at 2 o'clock this afternoon. The battered exteriors of the build ings show grim evidence of the devas tating fire directed ngainst theni from the ojeliteen-neunder field nlere. nhd nrmered i-nrs of the previsional govern ment ierces. v.. Te all outward annc-ironen IheirWf- posltiens seem almost deserted., Frem the besieged buildings comes only a fee ble reply te the attackers' fire. End of Battle Near , The posteffice building la mere solidly constructed thun ether buildings en the block in which the Republicans have been making their desperate stand, nnd it Is believed thnt it Is Here they will wage their final fight, tbe end of which is thought te be near. Frem the upper stories of the Gran ville Hetel the irregulurs were continu ing te maintain a shnrp rifle ', flre Dense volumes of smoke were pouring from the blazing buildings nnd'ocCn nnd'ecCn nnd'ocCn slenal explosions were heard us the fire reached stored ammunition. At mld-nfternoen the fire was re ported te hnve spread te the posteffice. A vast crowd en the O'CennclI bridge; southern terminus et sauu;iiie -eni.ri ti, nr. ii- being enacted n few hundred yards nwuj-, uceaiesN ei ine pern et Hylnff bullets. Bed Cress worker were car rying en their work fearlessly In the heart of the danger zone. It is net known whether Eamon der' Valera and the ether Republican lead- or, including Harry Beland nndr Countess Mnrkcvlez are still with the garrison. It is believed n considerable number of the defenders have managed te escape mid it is considered probable that they have gene te join the bands organizing In the Dublin hills, '.sup posedly under the leadership of ErskjM Chllders. A force nf national army men already has been dispatched ,te counter this move. Fight Imminent In Denegal Anether big fight Is believed fe be Imminent In County Denegal. A large number nf Irregulars are concentrating at (ilenvengh Castle, which Is sur- rounded by forests and well situatedfer defensive purposes. It is estimated BOO Republicans are. there. They have. in stalled the wireless outfit raptured from the British station en the .Denegal const and commandeered and, fortified many of the farm houses In the vicinity. All the approaches are re ported te have been mined. The tree btnte troops are gathering In feive for an nttack en the castle with artillery und possibly bombing air planes. y j Catholic priests have Intervened !' an effort )e nrrange terms., but Tr s mum imip HHVu muivii tnpy, Will ae- 'jr ii in uuMipn nnuii in uiii;uiiuHIQna(,Mirr reuder. MiV! .v. Communication was re-ctailla K thlH afternoon between Knnlxklllea MMdi Coeloiiev. Count v Hiiro. 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