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! K51 Ivv, ' I lJV ' . "C I l 4 4 I . hfcf t Hpi-fr. r I'm l'te lat f MM VOL. IX. NO. 72 aUn m SteeBa. iiinAnsT AT EASTON AS BARN b smMarriur n"-,1,M' FIREBUG SUSPECT tprlnff City Bricklayer Believed Prowler Driven Frem Farm in Chester County WAS ACCOMPANIED THERE BY MALE CONFEDERATE rz Vail Officials Recognize Man Frem Description When He Sought Night's Lodging Nerman Byrd, ji Negro, thought by Ik 8tat Police te be one of the two , inborn who hare burned twenty -six tarns In Chester, Delaware and Ment is Miliary Counties recently, was arrest 'j d this morning at Easten, Pa. BtatO troopers WHO nru iiivvQiigaiiuft the barn burnings under Majer C. M. Wilhelm, of the Bureau of Fire Pro tection, left at once for Easten and will put Bvnl through a grilling te learn bis connection. If any, with the burn ings, nnd the Identity of the white nan who was seen with him ear'y Monday morning near the farm of Sirs. H; L. Seeds in Chester County, where tn attempt had been tnndc a few rain utes before te set Arc te the barn. Key Turned In Cell When fliers, sent out by Majer Wll hclm today, were received nt the East en jail, Byrd wni sleeping comfortn cemfortn comfertn Hjr In a rcll te which he was admitted list night when he asked at the jail for n place te Hleep. The jailer simply turned the key en Ejrd nnd informed him he was under arrest. When he asked for lodging last night Byrd said he was sick and had no flare te sleep. When questioned thU morning he admitted his identity. A man wne answers uyrd's descrip tion, nnd who occupied nn nutomebllo aid te be owned by Byrd, was fired upon early Monday morning as he at tempted te enter the bnrn en the farm of Mr. II h. Seeds nt Exeter Corners, near Downlngtewn. Chester County. Frank Seeds and Lewis Seeds chased the prowler from the barn te nn auto 'mobile, the front sent of which was occupied bv a white man. When the Negro entered the machine sped away. The first four numbers of the auto mobile license were taken, nnd by a process of eliminating the ether ninety nlne cars having the nn me first ,i-ir rumbers suspicion was narrowed tluvvn te Byrd. The police say Byrd fled from Spring City, where he lived and where he also worked as n brlckmaker, yesterday morning nt 7:30 o'clock after having been out all night in bis automobile. Said He Was Shet At Jonas Myers, foreman of the brick yard, told State troopers that Byrd had driven into the works In his car at 7:30 o'clock and said he was through nnd was going te "beat It." The only explanation he gave the foreman was that be "get Inte trouble Inst night and was shot at nnd chased by a cop' When questioned by Easten police today. Byrd denied that he kenw any thing of the bnrn burnings, but ad mitted that it was his automobile which the 8eeds brothers aw standing en the read with its lights out shortly after some one had nttempted te enter their barn. He said the reosen he lied when ther came un was hecaitsn be fpnrcil they were highwaymen. He also denied that the ether occupant of the car was a white mnn or that either of them was hiding In the back of the auto. He said both were en the front seat. The ether Negro, he wild, was Herace Warnlek, of Spring City. MISS KATHERINE FORCE TO WED MAJOR SPENCER Marriage te Take Place Today at Heme of 8lster New Yerk, Dec. 0. Although the en- Secernent of Miss Kntherine E. Force, slighter of Mrs. William II. Force, te Majer Lerlllanl Snencer has never been formally uminunced, It has been rumored for some time, and their wed ging will take place today at the New Yerk home of Mrs. William K. Dick. Mrs. Dick, who wns formerly Mrs. .Tehn Jcb Aster. Is Miss Force's sister. Hie wedding will be nttended only by relatives and n few Intimate friends. Majer Spencer wan murrlcd in 1005 te Silas Mary It. Sands nnd they were divorced last March. Their son, Lor Ler lllard Spencer, Jr., is with his mother. Mnjer Spencer wns In France during Ww M. ,,,, (1 wjvurfl.v WOUmifHI, MOSCHZISKER IS URGED FOR ASSOCIATE JUSTICE Senate Committee te Act In Butler Case Today Washington, Dec. 0. The certnintv it another vnrunev nn n, ....... urt mm oil bv tim itir.i,m.t . rOClntO Jllhtlce Pltlluv nnil.. Ik. flslens of a law recently enacted by uncross, bns mm-ml s!n.m-.. u. PHILADELPHIA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1022 PaMlatMi Ball te Rsrspt BMday, akwrtsttea Pries l a Tea a Osnrrlckt fen. by Pnblle VHmt Csaspaar. PRICE TWO BRUTAL TREATMENT OF HOLMESBURG MEN KNOWN TO JUDGES Parele Officer Says He Has Reported Many Complaints MOTHERS SOUGHT RELIEF FOR SONS Yearly Reports 8hew' That Conditions Were Pointed Out te Jurists Thee Judges Name Prison Inspector! The Beard of Judgw, which la n spensible for the appointment of the Beard of Inspectors In charge of the Holmesburg Prison, It composed oft William H. Bbee- wiiltam c. rtnra .mksr u .. .. aen Clmriea.K. Byrtlytt Charles T. Audta Harry J. McDsvHt raid Slerrta 8. Ilarratt Themas D. Flnltt amet aay Gorden. tar mw ftlltam H. Busks ehn Menishan r. Herars Btam Charlaa B. MeMlch- nel Heward A. Davis EASTERN PENITENTIARY IS A STUDY IN CONTRASTS Warden McKenty Tells Hew His Poliey of Common Sense and Humanity Has Worked Tales of brutal treatment of con' victs in the Philadelphia County Prison at Holmesburg have been known for years te the Beard of Judges, who appoint the Beard of Prison Inspectors. Women whose sons have been im prisoned at Holmesburg have re ported cases of ill-treatment te E. M. Hackney, probation officer of Quarter Sessions Court. Mr. Haekney has, in many cases, taken up these complaints with the Judges who were respensible for the commitment eY the convicts com plaining. In seme instances, where the convicts have been found te be ill or deserving of parole, Mr. Hack' ney has succeeded in having the men aided or freed. "Many mothers have come te me with tales of cruelty te their sons in the County Prison," said Mr. Hackney. "These cases were care fully investigated by my office. In several cases I found that the com plaints regarding the feed, solitary confinement and punishment for talking were true. "In such instnnccs I Tinve called the attention of the trial Judge te them nnd have had paroles granted. Right here let me say that fewer than 3 per rent of these who have been paroled from the county prison break parole. Would Give Convicts n Change "I de net want te assume the pesi tien of criticizing nny one. I am simply stating what I think should be done te give convicts a cbance. Several years age. us the result of many com plaints regarding conditions In the county prisons, bjjth Holmesburg and Meyamensing, I decided te de some thing. "In my report te the Beard of Judges for three years ending November 1, 1017, I contrasted the way in which prisoners in the Eastern Penitentiary wcre treated and the manner in which tliev wcre handled In Meyamensing und Holmesburg prisoners. In my report I said: " 'Much could be done te better the condition of these confined in Moya Meya mensing and In tbe Holmesburg jail, tee, by extending the period of exer cise. In Improving ventilation, by keep ing the outside wooden deer enen nil day. by keeping the mind and bauds of the accused occupied.' "Then in 1010 and in 1021. In mv repuri iu ine jwnra ei uuuges, l again touched upon conditions in the county prisons. The continuance of complaints and mv study of conditions caused me te make certain recommendations. In my 1011) report, speaking of prison re ro re ferm. I said In part: "'The old Idea that every effort should be made te humble and degrade tun prisoner has happily become ob solete. Practical students of penology today acknowledge thnt it is cheaper nnd better te return u mnn te society improved and prepared te earn aii honest living than te discharge him har dened by brutal treatment, with the spurn, ei rannnoeu ue might have MARPJEO ELOPERS ARE CAUGHT HERE Husband Surprises Weman Bringing Back Sick Child After Trip te Bosten ATTACKS MAN IN STATION Twe elopers who fled te Beeton last Monday with the woman's child were caught here last night after the woman tried te abandon the child, who has the mcusles, en the back step of her home. At a hearing today, Mrs. Leone' Janicke, 4037 Stiles street, Frankford, accused Themas Brlndlcy, 4140 Orchard street, of hypnetising her Inte the elopement and also declared he threat ened te kill her and himself if she did net go. Whlle Brlndley's wife glared angrily nt Mrs. Janicke. the ncctiwil mnn ml. mittcd te Magistrate Llndell that he had gene away wim ine etner wemnn. He was Held In Si., CO nnil by Magistrate mnuen ier a iiiruier neanng next Tuesday. Mrs. Janicke was surprised last night by her husband as she tried te smuggle the two-nnd-a-half-year-eld girl Inte the backyard. She had come in a taxlrab from the Wayne Junc tion station, where Brlndlcy awaited her return. J-,J!nl?F 'cepcl "t Heraco Otithamer, 4CJ52 Wayne avenue, the taxi driver, believing he was the man who had run with his wife, but the terrified wom an said Brlndley, a stranger te her husband, wua waiting at the railway station. Grapples Man In Station Janicke pushed his wife aside, Jump ed Inte the cab nnd ordered Cuthnmer te speed te the Ktntien. He had a ii i i, 0I "nna'eJ'i obtained from Mrs. Jlrlndley after the couple disappeared. The accused man wns In the waiting room when Janicke milled In and grappled with him. II nlnn,t m. "pinst n wall and in the excitement Til1 l,:,,t Jir,m,le' wns a pickpocket. A station empleye called a patrolman. Mr. Janicke nnd Brlndlcy are weav- Stnr Textile Mill, Unity street, Frank ford. They met eight weeks nge, nnd, according te Mrs. Janicke, fcl lin love with each ether. Mrs. Janicke and her husband are French riinmlinn Mrs. Janicke testified that Brlndley "'"""" " i"ie una mat at his suggestion Flie obtained nearly 400 from her husbund, ostensibly te buy a piano. The money financed the clone, ment. 6 KILLED ASH PUUfES CRASH; ONE AWADEM Private Relas, of This City, Makes Fatal Leap Others Burned Under Craft' MACHINES COLLIDE IN AIR, THEN FALL IN FLAMES Dies in Air Crash Accident at Langley Field. Majer Oearhart and Captain Deyle-Among Victims Bv Aiteelated Prei Newport News, Va., Dec. 0. Majer Guy L. Oearhart, of Leavenworth, Kan. ; Captain Banten A. Deyle, of St. Leuis, and four enlisted men were killed at Langley Field today when n Martin bombing plane, carrying five of them, and a Fokker machine, piloted by Majer Gearhart, collided about 250 feet in the air, both machine crashing te earth in flame. The enlisted men killed were : Staff Herccant Marsick. Xffl5 West Forty-first street, Cleveland, O. Private F. J. Blunka. 1018 Frv street, Chicago. Private Themas Jerdan. Decesten. Cn. Private Leen Reles. 401 North Fourth street, Philadelphia. The bomber, piloted bv Cantaln Deyle, was leading n formation ana was making n banking when the Fokker arose in the air from a long take off. The smaller machine struck the bomber nlmest nraldship. cutting off the tnil. Beth planes hovered a moment, then both broke into flames and crashed te earth. Private Kolas leaped from the bomber as it neared the earth, but was fntally injured. He died while being placed in an ambulance. The ethers were pinned beneath the two machines, nnd before aid could reach them their bodies were burned almost beyond recognition. Washington, Dec. C (By A. P.) War Department records nhew that Majer Guy L. Gearhcart and Captain Bunten A. Deylo were stntiencd nt Langley Field. A menage received by the Air Service said Majer Gearhenrt and Captain Deylo and four enlisted men hnd been killed, but did net go Inte details as te the accident. HARDING ASKS CHANGE IN SHIP SUBSIDY BILL fBfEJflSB'''v' J' i fjVJiBSSH SBBBHBBBrBBBBBB gaHMMsMfasH HraSBsr'iJKsiiiiiiiiH SBaaLilBaHbaisiiHJES'lBBaiiiiiiiKp? CAPTAIN BANTON A. DOYLE Army officer from fit. Leuis, who was one of sis men who lest their liven In crush of two planes at Langley Field. He was caught In the wreckage 'and burned te death n EUD VICTIM SHOT IB SLAYER, 10 ESCAPED JAIL, SOUGHT IN MEXICO Accuses a Governer Mrs. Clara Phillips Is Hunted Far and Wide by Sheriff's Posses FALSE CLUES AT BEACH THROW OFF PURSUERS LsaKli llllllllllllllllllllllflK?!'JBaiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii 4saiilHlv-:iPIBBIPBM HfaVnllBH BBbbbbbbbbbp?7'4''''v v- 'SgBBBigaagaagag V v. ',' - TaBBBaiiiiiiKar V ? , - , JKSsaiiiiiiiiiiHF Murderess Watched Fer at the Berder Towns Her Hus band Guarded BY SILENT SLAVER Michael Russell Killed in Res taurant While Gang Ter rorizes Patrons- GRUDGE MURDER SEEN Threatened Death, She Says "I ain't tell why I did It." saw Mrn. Janicke at the nenring. 'He had me in a daze. He told me I wns the eniy wemnn ne ever cared for and that if I didn't run away he would kill me nnd himself. "He visited urn Inst Sunday while my liuslmiul was out and suggested that we go awny the next day. I told him Klenuer, the baby, hnd the measles hn he said we would bring her nleng. "He came around the house at T e cieck menuny morning ana ordered me te get ready. I didn't want te re out ne insisted nnd i pacKeu my cabs. We left for Bosten en the 0 :30 o'clock train. "He get a room In n Bosten hotel nnd w6 stayed there nil night. In the morning I felt terrible. I wanted te go home. Se he made me premise that if he brought me home I would live with him here In Philadelphia. Finally I agreed. I had no Intention of re turning te my hiifihand because I felt I wns net worthy." Mrs. Jnnlcke Ih twenty years old. Elimination of Amendment Giving Control te Congress Requested Washington. Dec. 0. (By A. P.) Elimination of the Madden nmendment te the Shipping BUI, giving Congress contiel ever the extension of govern ment aid te shipping companies, was urged by President Harding in a letter willtcn te Chairman Jenes, of the Senate Commerce Committee, and rend te the committee today when it took up the measure, SHIPBUILDER MORSE TRIES AGAIN TO REACH EUROPE Ce Congress has caused Senators Penner tin i "Ji ' ' rPC0i'cnd te President e i i i " "I'i'e "iment or Ifenert von it urt. .".' entwy'winla. 'Judge von hi?n!:i"!lHJirr " "'"?, "ccntly was placed Snreul. ft7MMt y Governer MMnt"1 mJnB at tbe Senate Ju ?n.il."mn.lUt.?, t0 "insider the nemlnatlni. of 1 ierce Butler, nt St. am, as AbPOcliitn .Tnntlni, i... a... tttme Court will beheld today. HINT0N MODIFIES PLANS American Airman, Sound for Rie Janeiro, Dreps Flight Up Amason Para, Hraill, Dee. (l.(Jiv a. P.) Lieutenant Walter Illnleu. the Amcrl- i, T 'rlr"' ,i0( .!' w net te mnke 'na tWif 'i .J'" ,'IU AninMn' w,,w "is pait of hln erlglmil program. n-inVif,"""? I,,nten I'Inns te leave 'with PSlK T1" fT Maranlmi. witii n mop at Braganca for the pur pur Pese of replenishing Tils garnllne supply. . a iMm&zuk . inva .. . . . . w -: . brought with him Inte prison extln- , "f slen(lcr S'."1 ttlc,lvf; with large guished, feclinga of hatred nnd re- i,aI,c "V1 Sil, or n b'nek picture black suede slippers and black silk stockings. Brlndley, who Is nbnnt thirty-two the same age as Janicke is well built and was neatly droned. venge rankling within his besom, and wim uiu inmost certainty taut the remainder of his days are te be spent til ITtlUU. Against Excessive Severity ' bxcesslye severity tends only .te '""' l"u " ie strongest and most determined man that ever lived nn, .-.uwtuuiu unuer punisnment. He may oe temporarily Conquered, but uiiiiuiiu-ij, tua uenri mini wuii bitter ness and hate, he bccemeH a mere norl nerl norl eus and dangerous menace te society "In ray report te the Beard of Judges last year I devoted considerable space te an article en the employment of prisoners. I quoted tlw law regard ing this und pointed ttAnn act of ji.i. lnture approved Apill (I, 1021, which reads as follews: ,UI .. " i'. Vll " Lnber FonnnlHblen of the State shall arrange for the sale of the materials produced by the irisenr te the Commonwealth 0r te nnv rout tv eity, borough or township thereof or te any of the public Institutions owned mauaged and controlled by ,h0 Coin-' CmUnn4 en rM, yinHf.Celumn ti,; SCHUMANN-HEINK BETTER Garden City, N. V., Dec. 0.(Bv A P.)-The ultimate recovery of fre7 KrnestlneSchumann.lIeink, noted ren. traile. who is ill with hmn,hi. i ' ... menia at her home here, wns predicted eday by her physician. Her cend tlen Improved materially last night. ",ew Flra Destroys Freight Shad A.WJKtt!'aiSS,..,ftf5;7l5' ".e1", Sr& JSi'w- A" wS Vi: strecd In a spectacular fire last night." Olv th fareny treat Cnn. jrrv ft, mid from BatiSi OrMbtrrtes. Hest dsUelSSf Would Slap Weman's Fure Brindley'H mother and stepfather also wcre nt the hearing. Mrs. Brlndlcy seemed tn sympathize with her hus band. Before the henrlng started, when Mrs. Janicke told Ilrlndlcy net te "lie out of It," the ncciwd man's wife threatened te slap the ether worn wern iui'm face. Mrs. Jennie Ilemlelewskl. n neigh bor of the Jatiifkes, tt-stllliMl she noti fied the huslmnd when the taxlcnb drew up te the Stiles street house last mgnt. isne sam sue ubkeu tne wire if she was coining back home nnd that uiu etner replied sue wns net wertuy, SNOW DUE TOMORROW Forecaster Predicts Light Fall Un less Jt Rains Celder Tonight Here's geed news for tlie youngsters snow tomorrow, The weather forecaster does net leek fr u heavy full, and there is always the cliance of rain instead. Today is in sharp contrast te yes tcrilny. The temperature fell 20 de grees between 2:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon , when It was GO, and 8 o'clock this morning, when it was ilO, Teduy is continuing cool, Just reld enough te put a zip in the nlr. The fnreciiHf for tonight is continued fair and slightly colder, Indications are that the thermometer will hit 25 de grees by tomorrow morning, It will be Increasing cloudy tomorrow afternoon, and by night the flakes will While Awaiting Trial He Asks Court Permission te See Physician Washington. Dec. 0. (Bv A. P.) Charles W. More, New Yerk ship builder, who is under Indictment here with his three sons and cisht ntherH en a charge or conspiracy te ucirauu the shipping beard in connection with wartime contracts, asked the District of Columbia Supreme Court today for permission te. go te Reme te consult Prof. Mnchlafnva, phvidcinn of the late Pepe Benedict XV. Merse said Prof. Machlafava was familiar with the illness with which he said he was suffering nnd could give him relief. Merse wns en his wny te Heme for n consultation in November, 11121. when nt the request of Attorney General Dnucherty ne wns net permited te bind tn trance ana was returned te tne United States. Later be wns indicted liere. In his petition tednr Merse premised te return te Wnshinztnn in time for his trlnl, fixed for February 0. His bondsman, he said, had consented tn the trip, but a passport is bcinit withheld pending the consent of the Department of Justice or the court, which fixed Saturday as a date for a hearing en thj petition. PROPOSED PACKING MERGER ATTACKED BY LA FOLLETTE Chicago Concerns 8eeklng Immu nity In Advance, 8enater Charges Washington, Dec. 0. (By A. P.)- An attack en the proposed merger of the -Armour nnd Merris meat-packing concerns was mode in the Senate tndn by Senater La Follette, who declared that tbe packers were seeking im munity In advance from President Harding and Government officials, PRINCE ANDREW IN ROME Michael Russell, of 2017 Mifflin street, was shot and killed nt dawn to day as he sat In an all-night restau rant by nn expert gunman te whom he was pointed out. Tim police viiy It was a "grudge murder," carefully nlanned nnd exe cuted. Russell nppurently knew his executioners, but 'refused te reveal their identity even nt the point of death. The murder wns committed in n res tnurant nt .112 North Eidith street. Russell was far from his nsuel haunts nnd within the territory of two no torieus uptown canes. This fact mnv Rive the police a clue, ns there has been Intense rlvlary. ninnv fichts. nnil uprprnl killings involving ene or ether of these uptown gangs nnd n gang that makes its headquarters in Seuth Philadelphia. Victim Pointed Out Russell wns known te mnny fre quenters of the rcstaurnnt. Where he hnd been earlier in the evening is net Known, nor wnnt ins errand was abroad at that hour of the morning. He en tered the restaurant shortly before C o'clock, greeted several persons he knew, sat down at u table and ordered a mcai. A few moments later, while he wns eating und talking, four men entered the plnce. If they were known te nny one there, thee' who recognized them have hidden their identify. Russell knew them evidently. They approached und, ns they nen'red him, enu of the men silently pointed him out te the gunman of the party. Several of the ethers at the Inbles started up. The three men with the gunman made threatening gestures, though they did net utter a word, mo tioning them back te their scuts und away from the (loomed nun. "Execution" In Silence Then, before Russell had a chance te defend himself or dodge or run, the gunman drew u pistol. With precise deliberation he fired five times. All the bullets found their mark in the vic tim's chest. Russell Ml without n sound, mortally wounded. Tim party of four turned nnd left ns silently ns it hed come. Russell re fused te mnke an ante-mnrtem uim,,. ment at the Hahnemann lle-pitnl, where ue un'ii ii ii-w iiumui'3 niter ueinK nd milted. James Robinson, n Nesre, Twenty second and Catharine stieets, was seen acting rusplcleusly near Twelfth nfrns and St. Albans plnce bv Jehn Mcdee a printe watchman. When questioned' iiuuiuuii ..- .4 i'iiiti-r iuui urea Twe bullets struck McGce in the breast and he fell. Patrolman Geedman, nttrncted by the shots, bent Robinson into submission nnd brought him te the Second and unrisniin sueeiw million Bv Aaieciated Pret Lea Angeles. Dec. 0. The search for Mrs. Clara Phillips, convicted of beat ing Mrs. Alberta Trcmalne Meadows te death with a hammer nnd who escaped early yesterday from the Les Angeles county Jail, was in active progress to day throughout Southern California and Lewer California, the Mexican State. Despite various ether clues Sheriff's deputies generally held te their original belief that the "hammer murderess" had fled across the border Inte Mexico Olid tllnns Were tnniln tn nrtmi.l flm search today for her ns far south ns Knsenada. en the west roast of the Lewer California Peninsula about ninety miles south of Snn Diege. Cnllf. Ihey were net overlooking ether direc tions, however, and had asked San Irnncisce nutheritles te join in the hunt. Meantime the border between the Cnlifernins. from Tiinnnn. nu, Mnn Diege, te the Arizona line, nnd espe cially at Calexiee, Cnlif.. nnd its Lewer MISS FRANCES BIRKHBAD Fermer secretary of Ooterner Lee M. Russell, of Mississippi, whose suit against the latter for $100,000 damages for seduction and breach of premise went en trial today Fl DECISION j BEFORE ,11111.1 M .j.y, ii twts M -m Continued en Pace Twcntr-wen. Column Four SHOT AND AUTO CRASH FATAL TO PASTOR Jessup Clergyman Leses Control of Car When Gun Wounds Him Scranton, Pu., Dec. 0. Accidentally shot in the leg by his own gun while he was driving his automobile home from a day's hunting trip in the Moosic Mountains, the Rev. Andrew Ivan, aged thirty-one, pastor of the Hely Ghost Greek Catholic Church at, Jessup, tried te muster sufficient btrcngth te drive his car te the nearest house, only te lese control of the machine. The car was ditched along the roadway and the priest thrown out. Father-Ivan, suffering seriously frcu less of bleed, managed te drag himself into the reud. He was found an hour end a half later by a number of boys, who carried him te the Midvulley Hos pital. Less of bleed and injuries sus tained when the nutomebile was wrecked resulted in his death. Cel. McCain Declar Time te Build Exposi tien Is Ample $25,000,000 COST f WOULD BE SUFFICIENT! Bosten's Great Music Carnival Cited as What Can Be Den 1 If Speed (s Applied OTHER EXPOSITIONS ALSO I FACED DELAY HANDICAPS Ideas of Men Who Have Cen sidered Success of Plan White Others Talked Are Presented m LAST-MINUTE NEWS ROBBER THREATENS STENOGRAPHER WITH KNIFE An intruder threatened a stenographer with n paper knife and took ?3.08 from a desk of the Willnrd Candy and Chocolate Company, Jasper and Willard streets, this morning. Ecnjamin Nagel -was arrested shortly afterward. MONEY AND BONDS GONE IN BANKRUPTCY CSF Large sums of money nnd customers' securities have'tllsap- penred from the"accounts of Berden & Knoblauch, bnnPmnt brokers, according te allegations mads in Federal DIstiict Court today "by ttarry Nnthnns, one of the receivers. "NOBODY" COMMITS SUICIDE IN ROOMING HOUSF An unidentified man, who signed "Nobody" te a netelert in his bedroom, committed suicide by hanging In a loci-,,.. house nt 1218 Cherry street today. WELLESLEY FIRE THREATENS STONE HALL S7ELXESLEY, Mass., Dec. 6.-Fire that threatened te spicad te Stene Hall, one of the largest buildings en the Wcllesley campus, today swept through a cottage occupied by maids, cm, pleyed at the cllege. IRISH FREE STATE STARTSUFE TODAY Formal Beginning of New Gov ernment at Dublin Is Announced HEALY TAKES HIS OFFICE Inn .mrnTtm... in.A5ltUIUJUIN IN RULE OF STRAITS ItebinMiii ii snld te have shot Patrel man joim-ea at Thirteenth and Fitz u liter 'treetH nn November 14 Inst Jebn-i'in i- "till in a serious condition at Heward Ilnsptinl. Greek Exile Ii Expected te Him Audience With Pepe Reme, Dee. It. (IJy A. !.) irjnce Andrew of Green arrived here tedav from BrimlM. where he had limdeil j i-aii-nuiy. ji i-irriiHl no Will b re ceived by Pope I'iiiH In privute audience before leaving ter IhmiiIeh. Beterade, Dec . Although official confirmation is lackinif, the corrchiiond cerrchiiond corrchiiend fnt Ib reliably informed that ,I.iR0. Hlavia has advised Athens of her in tention te send troop te Snlenieii If the liven of the Greek royal family are endmiRered. ' JOHN WANAMAKER IMPROVING STEADILY Physicians te Issue Ne Mere Bulle tins as Merchant Gains Jehn AVamimalicr is Imprevius meiiuii, ins piiysiciiius nnneuiiceu nt a e clod; tuts menunt;. ler the present no l'uitlier ImlletliiH will be issued. He Is ill with .1 cold at his home, 2032 Walnut btreet. The S o'i'leel; bulletin follews: "There bus been n gradual, steady impieveiiK'iit In Mr. Wnnnmaker's con ilitien for Mu'ial days. There will be no mere bulletin issued for the present, "l)It. HAUVI3Y SHOKMAKEH. 'IK. AU'IU:i STKNGKL. "DU. V. JO. QUICKSALL." SCREEN STAR TO WED lionden, Dec. . (Ily A. 1' ) A S!!?1 itlo"rsicel!'e" """y?1 h." (U,t,lt that Htrrirlndls. former (,.L- ,.. Mne5 ,n.tU'?. M,.nerI '' respond slble for the disaster iu that iirien. nnd I!!0"! ."'fJT.f "lren,!y. ten mqde trate, says a Uenters dispatch, from MWMPJ Wj It f U,...I.,1I .!.. i . I be llylng-lf the raindrops are net fall. Umaens enferlni him te stSnlf rial I no teuV.veb rk Inf Athens, he will be tried in abaentiaV ceiumir TW',"' Friends Say Mary Miles Mlnter Will Be Scenario Writer's Bride Les Angeles, Dee. U. Mary Mlles milliter. H-reen suir, win wea Iveuls Sberwin, dramatic critic, author and scenario writer, formerly of New Yerk, according te a Htnteiuent issued by clese friends of MIm Minter. Hlierwin is the seueuil man whose nnme lius bven linked with the pretty star ns a mutilmenial prospect. The tirst wan Thniims Dixen, but when slw wns appreiu'lied n this rumor she em tilii!ile.itl ileuietl it. In tlie present ease, however, shl u.f.tlnu iiml pnnfHSPH llllffn innv 1.' truth in tin lepeit. Shenvln could net be icnched at hi" l.nurcl Canyon bunca bunca lew today, but his associates sm ite bus admlttiil a tacit undcrstundini hetwrun Misi Minter and himself. Thu pmspeetlve biidecroein was formerly a well-known dramatic critic of New Yerk. TOR PARCH. MM " PSSSS re Interestlnsr, Bv .Hsorteleil Prcis Dublin. Dec. O. Ireland took her place today niuenp the world's com monwealths. The Previsional Govern ment nnd Piirllameut eened te function, their place being taken by the perma nent Parliament and Cabinet of the IriMi Free State nnd the new Common wealth belnc formally ureclnlmpil n nn established (inernmetit The previsional rettime. which ceased te exist today, hnd Mich full powers that the new one new Inaugurated mnrkg but little cliaiii:e except in name. The prejtrmn of the day provided thnt the Parliament nipet ift ." o'clock without ceremony, nnd after lt members had taken the oath, elect n speaker and numiuiiie a president. The order of the dny c.illed for the nnminc of the Kxecutie Council by the President, with a committee of the i-iiriiament neniinntini: itie ether .Iin l&ters. llealy Takes Ollire The oath of office was administered te Tlnutthy Healy, the new Governer Gen eral, by the Lord Chief Justice of Ire land, After tnkin? the en t h lilmsclf, Governer General llealy swore in the Speaker of the Dull. Prof. Hayes. The Union Jack of Britain has been furled officially throughout the Free State, giving place te green, nrungu nnd wnite tricolor. The President's nomination of thir ty Senators was a part of the day's business. The lower house elects the remuinlns thirty. Fer tlne cenatnr- Bhlps there were mere tbnn eighty can didates. When the Senate is consti tuted later In the week both house, will be nddredsed by Governer General llealy in tin Kinc's r-peecli, which will be composed, accerdlnc te constitutional practice, by the Irish Cabinet. The newspupers editorially refer te the birth of the Free State iu n hopeful spirit. miie rreemnns journal, re markliiR that the Irish Free Stnte be gins life today under a constitution of Irish manufacture, edds: "All Intrigues te mnke trouble ever the new instrument of the Irlh Gov ernment fell te the ground en the reali zation thnt the British Pnrliment. de spite all the supremacy claimed for It, could net change n word or plrnim In an, Irish-wade constitution without Ireland s consent." The Irish Independent ceys the old J it possible te held a SesmtU Centennial Exposition tvithin th three and one-half years remain. ... .i which 10 prepare for ill Can it be made an international exposition? Can Us cost be brought within a reasonable limit, and yet make it a success? WW such an exposition b profitable, or at least be made f tvuk even en its cost? i Should thrt nlntt nJ ... . t etaee any permanent buildings? Ib is better te let the cntir ' project fizzle out? i By GEORGlTxex McCAIN . The vital question that must be dei c"jw between new nnd January 1 i whether a sesqui-centennlal exposition! is te be held in this citv Hint will KJ worthy of Philadelphia. A survey of the field shows that h opposition te the exposition Is confined te a small hut insistent tedy of In--dlvlduals who have th0 indersement two or three men of prominence. It has been the history of nractlptll every exposition of international scope,, fJI with the exception of the Philadelphia, "lA was rushed te completion within twaV yenrs and a half, und in some instance within two years. The Columbian Exposition of Chicago in ISOa is a ense in joint. There wai the same uncertainty auj' conflict of opinion with periods of inf action up te within thirty months of the opening of the fair. Xew Yerk Wanted Fair ' Twe years almost te a day before the) exposition opened Its doers net a stroke of work hud been done en any of theJ buildings. It was net until Mnr 17 isn f..J New Yerk, which had been the rival oil -.nicnge ier tne exposition, accepted thd fact thnt there was te be it great Chi-! 28 cage exposition The New1 announced i it an ConUaBenMjrwMtir-vM.roluiun Faar TAMPA A BRADRNTOWN THRU Ht.KKPKK Child Tells Lausanne Confer ence America Stands for Freedom te All Nations OPPOSES SINGLE CONTROL Lausanne, Dec. 0. (I5y A. P.) The Entente plan for keeping open the Straits of the Dardanelles and the Bos Bes Bos pherus In time of peace nnd wer pro vides for the appointment of nn Inter national commission of control com posed of the great Pewrs, including the I nited States, as well as Tuikev and the countries bordering en the Black era. Lord Curzon. of Great Britain, in the name of the Allies, presented the details of tills comprehensive project te the ear Last conference today. A chlllld' of frnnf .... tl,.. ..... .. .i . T....M .i. i i "' l"i ei rni iuiKlKli delegates was ferecust whlli tne confeiene a in i n A Turkish spokesman outside the au ditorium snid the Turkish position en the strnltH control would prebublv be S"H,"n': '" thp Ullk'" "tan "'" ' !10 T'.'.rks' Ll "PPenrfl. had suddenly &. Z, V!!" u'ilr,,1",8 would force iT i p t0 lMlil1 n mvY- Hence doubts d&eST ii t'"' ",lnJ.S of T. ?kl"h uelegutes, who seemed mere disposed te negotiate tt Hcheme for nentrallK,, ?en,r,i!tal,,8.an,, ,lle "'nek ca with seme form of international cWrel. Tennage te Be Limited The trilled mnimi ni-. ... .. scheme for n.T Vl V" ..:""."u vanMr.. -.i .".," '"- "umuer OI u ,!" '"'u IO'ul lennnge te be nl. teed i he waters under contre ' ..l tH7 .? 7nml " nl,lck St'" win" tries the right te s. ,w long ' ships mny remain In their ports. nr lh2 n'an. '' the demilitarization of the straits. It nlse gives Turkey the a?rtnmtnimn"nte Delegate Barrere. of France said ih frliigiiig tmen Vhe SW.g the' 'Slack BHney.C0Un,ry ,,eri1""" 3S in tne conference session Ttlchnr.i n8J!b;,r,n Clm n"J J"""" O. Grew presented tbe views of the United Htntes. Foreign Minister Chlcherln of UuMla opposed the allied propeslt Ien ayb.S,.'';?ffi'g Sfft. P?n te-ehlna and .. ! ei an nauena la . -il. " .w w mmmMMi ' LaatyaM. fj lerk etld of that detal be said that no longer la 'fl ft -.! heard the question 'Are we really te have n world's fair? That point ha rn-en seuieu Deyenu all ileubt. Every em believes that a great national and international fair is n certainty, ami only here and there can be found en who questions that it will eclipsj all e its predecessors." Then followed this rather significant statement: "In view of the obstacles and troubles, nianv and Berlmi wl,lnl Ka teen encountered nnd overcome, it ! anise for no little congratulations thae1 ucn n nappy conclusion has been rcui-iieq. It was the strong men of Chicago bnckwl by their City Council nnd tua .... Muaimne people, wne believed in the success of the project, thut put tin1 Columbian Exnesitlnn ,,f iKO'i - In the light of this experiment whi !"" k". nun reawakened effort, it will net be entirely pessible te held a hcMiui-ccntennial exposition in 1020? il tnil iiimi nt mnue an international nffnir tli.u will ntlraci hi- liv . , ..!.. character the nations of cUilizatien t U I'M. IIV lfill,"ll. Te ncceinpllsh this the Sesnul-Cea-i tennittl should be a celebuitlen uhlek. iu its enstmhli', will b expositieu ever held. in hum conneciien j. desire te sar that the views expressed in these columns imvi come te me ns u con-i sensus of men deeply interested in th Centennial, men who hnve scanned1 eery pmjrct submitted for It with dU- ciimlunting r1ane. Te tills 1 eeii added the abundance of their own suggestion and a wealth of ideas. Must Be Entirely Different The outstanding general feature ef the Hvsqiil-Centciiulnl. ii Is new mn. c,!f 'V, mi,8t .u.l " ""''lue difference that will dlHtingulsh it from nil International fvnnti linns ,,f I'... t.nui . '1 here has b .'ii se much that has eesa ' "& into tlie 11"' ' of human endeavor since tin last i,,,it exposition m Kim Fran Cisco In IU15 that an exposition devoted exclusively te thexe weiidem ivauM k well worth u trnns-Atluntic or traiHa continental trip te see. fisj&l The increase in the adjunct fi'PSS science, me urouuctien of ninim.ati nt .,, ...tlulr... .. ..mi.lr..l . &. rv w. U..,u.. r. BUIIUHIUI US 0 vi.) Even the cliemiHlrv nf .... K' Cantlnned en Psst Rlrvrn. Celamia sktlT any ethsJ CWAI t W mviwniw nvisk rARRRR TH St. Lwds, Dec. 0. (By A. P. Tfc- .' -A Plantera Hetel, for the first tim la m iue years, last mgnt stepped rsnlrlaln,Vv i!.e,ti ,?. w,u cenvsrted Inte E$4 etlce building. " ,f J reiitter are Presidents I.lnani. n!S." :..i...i ii.::z:r." -.-.-., -jim-i wmtwnu, MjJTeit, xail n...M r nj . .. v- 11Pi HW Willi VII. VaIam rm w . X .i X' ,A ' anaswaw aaa'i ,ti'.'. "-i-v-mMii, .;-. , i it ii iTii TsfaMi l,mJhJl. . . f filtif Ja&& vsm M "W.V i -".