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FIRM SUES U. S.
FOR HALF MILLION V " Charge Alien Property Cus todian Illegally Sold Their Property. 1' Accusing John Burke. Treasurer of the United States, and Francis P. Gar van. aiien property custodian, of error in confiscating approximately $500,000. Ernesto A. Bunge and J. Born, co-partners, yesterday brought suit against the former, asking that the sura involved be returned to them. Ernesto A. Bunge sets forth in the hill that he is a citizen of Argentine Republic and that J. Born is a subject of Belgium, and that the only other C-mber of the firm ever associated th them was also a citizen of the Argentine Republic, and that their money was taken over by the alien property custodian without authority. Inasmuch as they claim they did not violate the provisions of section 9 of ?s the act of Congress approved October ?. 1917. relative to enemy aliens. Tiler state In their bill that $542,400 wss taken from them at the offices of MacLar^n A Gentles. Inc.. New York City. ami. that 2S4 cases of tin plate was sold Without their consent for I5.X9.? \ A motion is also filed for the plain tiffs through Attorneys Carlln & Car lin. of this city, asking for an imme diate hearing of the case. The United States District Attorney has filed an answer to the suit for John Burke and Francis P. Garvan. admitting some allegations but calling for strict proof in others. CHARGE ITALIAN WITH LARCENY OF $2,400 Larccny after trust was the charge faced by Peter Prophet, an Italian, lesidtng at 611 G street northwest, in police court yesterday. His sister-in- j law. Mrs. Antonina Terese. 1004 Sixth street northwest, told Judge McMahon , fchat Prophet induced her to turn over, to him for safe keeping the savings of herself and husband, amounting to ??When you need money," she said Prophet told her. "call on me for the sum needed and I will give you my ?-heek for the amount." In this manner she obtained from Prophet about WOO. when he declined to ^ive her any more, informing her the money was all gone, she declared, .-he charged !;e warned her that it" she told anybody of the transaction lie would deny .she had ever placed anj tm>n?> in his keeping. She kept outet for :i while and then reported the matter to the authorities and Prophet w.is arrested. Jud^e McMahon sent the case on ? to the grand jury, fixing the bond at Prophet put up the amount in liberty bonds. JERSEY LAWMAKERS PLAN ORGANIZATION Trenton. X. J.. Nov. 11.?Republicans elected to the House and Senate of the New* Jersey Legislature lest Tuesday art jtahered at the State House to 0av to arrange for organization. At the Republican Senator'* con fer*-nee it was indicate*! Senator ? 'larencf E. Case of Somerset County would l?e elected to he president of the Senate and that Senator OMUns Ek Allen of Salem County would be much supported to become the Republican j fl??or lra?>r. Th?-re ar?* fqur candidates in the j House for Speaker?Assemblyman L'u- ! vid Young, of Morris County; Em- i ivor Roberts, of Burlington; Horace M. Fooder. of Gloucester, and Henry j tl. G. II-r>hfield of Passaic. J WETS WIN, DRYS ASK OHIO VOTE RECOUNT Columbus, ohin. Nov. 11.?Complete j ??<Ticiel return* from all counties of j the State today showed the wets de- j f*-ate< Ohio's ratification of the i?a- 1 tioral prohibition amendment by aoJ | vote*. Official canvass of the returns I will be made in the Secretary of Stale'.* office. Dry? were hopeful that errors In L th#? i i"n\or n?y l?e uncovered. They ^bavp already filed petitions for a re Bcount. Paris Stores Closed. Pans. Nov. 11.?The three biggest ?I'-partm* tit store* of Paris aro vir tually : hut dowrn today as a result of a strike of their employes. Those of th?- louvre went out in sympathy with th<* employes of the Bon Marehe and the Galleries I^afsyette. r?ring?n5 the total of strikers up to 1 -* CHINESE BEAUTIES SEEK A GLIMPSE OF MOTHERLAND W H. Coulter has returned to work In the boiler shop after two months' illness. Ilarrv Cromwell, sailmakcr in the gunners* work shop. is taking a few days leave to celel.ratc his fourteenth wedding anniversary. R. K- Roberts, of the torpedo shop, ; came Into possession of fourteen bar | rrls of sugar and has announced that ** Wl,! two pounds to each of his , shopmates Wednesday morning if they j apply to him before 12 o'clock. L. A. Ferguson, of the jig and gauge room is working in the old pattern ?hop for a few days, relieving A. A. l^revost. who is on a hunting trip in >irginia. K M r. Bartlett. of the torpedo tube ,, p: *?? returned to work after three days illness. / , U Woltz has returned from lower [blrdf""* W"h p)en,y of rabbits and I Three boilertnaker.V names were fhislr^k r?S,er ?f ",c boilFr 8h?P Ben Crage. sailmaker. of the Run ners work shop. is spending a few days at home making ready for the Joe Collin*, electrician In the elec tric: power plant, is spending a week a' olomal Beach repairing his cot | tage for next summer. inJCheB^ai:. Va.tinS " ?'d h0m<! r. T. Williams, of the torpedo tube *VPendh,B a ?h'rty-day vaca-I tion ift Texas. ? nyrtl!>*,r of b?ilermakers will j attend the boilermakers" dance given in Alexandria. ism L?'T*"' ?f !he breach mechan ism shop, is enjoying a week's vaca- i tion In Philadelphia. " if c"ne- of th? miscellaneous ' shop, has returned to work after four petition Bal"more ? shopping ex-j Rales' Af*init Striken. Altoona. Pa.. Sov. \l. - striking railway sliopmen in this district had no grounds for their walkout. As sistant Director De Guire. of the a Rai,r"ad Administration, ruled today. De Guire upheld the t?oVuX?uV 0f raUr0ad omci",s Hilda and Rosalind Phang. daugh ters of wealthy Chinese, parents living in the island of Jamaica. naT? j?^Ver *ern t"eir motherland. Raised in the West Indies and ex pensively educated In England, the fu ^fVve palr r*c*?tly sailed for the Orient via San Francisco, bear ing the message of modernity to their secluded sister-members of the great Mongolian race. Toe Misses Phang speak English and I- rench with scarcely a trace of Oriental accent. They also know their mother tongue and "enough Japanese to get along In Cali fornia." RENT BOARD BEFORE WILSON v President May Name Body To Investigate Excessive Rentals Here. | The appointment by the President of three commissioners to adjust rental difficulties between landlord and tenant and prevent profiteering may be looked for at any moment, according to reliable information. There are several hundred names of residents and non-residents before the President from which. to make the ?elections. The report was current at the Capitol yesterday that certain local real estate operators are secretly bringing pressure to bear on* the White House for the appointment of their friends to at least two of the rent commisslonershipa. . I "Such appointments would defeat the very purpose of the commission at the beginning." a Congressman said fast night. "The President should see that the people?the ten ants?are fairly represented 011 the board. The men selected should be open minded, fair and square and capable of handling the vexed situa tion equitably for both sides. No man who is directly or Indirectly interested in the real estate business should be considered for a moment." GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE , NEWS ; The G. P. O. "Knights of the Oreen j Cloth" in the big Elks' tournament j are now pinning their hopes on the j "little dark horse." Prank (Shorty) j Col well, who gave a wonderful exhi bition with the tipped stick and came | out a winner in Ills first start In Class j C Monday night. The favorites who i went down in defeat were George I Van Den Berg, Clafcs A; William G. 1 .Tones, Class C; and t.?r. Hjury j Berrang, Class D. Fred. Whitehead ! ha.? not made his first start as yet, j ami Jakie D%lght was a stable entry ; with Dr. B?rrang, and the stable I started tiie doctor, so Jakie is not : eligible. Secretary Hariy Zeigler announces! .1 meeting of the Proofroom Relief. Association, to br held tonight at 1 11:15 in the proof section. Government Printing Office branch j of Federal Clerks* Union, No. 2, will hold a meeting tonight at 8 o'clock ; in the union headquarters, 1423 New i York avenue. President William J. ' Hendricks urges all members to | attend. Hutrh C. Jrev, son of Charles Irey, of the monotype section, is con valescing at his home. 1217 B street i northeast after an operation for j appendicitis in Sibley Hospital last week. Chris Hansen is slowly improving in George Washington Hospital after having his right arm removed to avoid blood poisoning. Walter Evans, of the linotype sec- j I I BABY LOST MOST . Mill From Eczema. Head Sore AD Oyer. Caticara Heals. "When ray baby was wry little ?he broke oat with while blisters that would dry op later on and then break out aysin. Her head was sore all over. She would Iret and her hair came oat until she did not have enough to cover her head. We were told it was eesema. "I aent for a free sample of Cuti cura. I purchased mors and I used one cake of Soap and one bos of Oint ment when she was healed." (Signed) Mrs. R. C. Hunt, McCool, Miss. Cuticora Soap.Ointment and Tal enm usually prevent skin troubles. !S* *&?S53!S Officers: CHARLKS T. GLOVER. President. MII.TO* E. AII.KS Vke Prritldent. VMI.LIAn J. fXAtHER. Vb* President. JOSHCA Jr., Cashier. A VOX M. JIEVICS, Aulriaat Cashier. HOIIKHT V. FLFMIXG, AasUtaat Cashier. I.F-ORGK O. VASS, Assistant Cashier. To the Delegates and Advisers of the INTERNATIONAL LABOR CONFERENCE ?of the League of Nations, The Riggs National Bank of Washington ex tends the warm handclasp of welcome with a fervent wish for every success in solving the complex problems that are today so transcendency important to the^ world at large. Permit us to offer the entire facilities of this bank for your accommo dation' while in Washington, and to advise that you can enjoy here the most adequate banking service available in this city. (Hie iuMs National lank ? OF"WASHINGTON DC.-' x On'Penrisyk'ania Avenue Tocirg Jhe U. S. Treasuo' capital mm* Miratea. IMMMI. Rraaarrra. < l.?r .r Hwl?.. *??<. IS. ?rUTTjaMH tion. ha? purchased a new home at 1J#? Shepherd street iwnkwot. Miles Fiiggina, of the sanitary sec tion. who has been suffering with an ulew en the corner of hta right eye. ia Improving, and hopes are enter tained that the sight of the eye will not be sacrificed. , Samuel Morris, of the hand eection annex, la visiting at his old home In Albany. N. Y. Pressman Charlea H. Phllbrick is detailed to the Llbrfcry branch. William R. Skelton has been trans ferred from the press division to the office of the superintendent of docu ments. Dennis Manson has returned to the electrical section after a visit to hta, old home In Klttwy. Me. Assistant Foreman William KJrwin has returned to the'stores division after a hunting trip near his home in New York State. ' Miss Martha Keshan, of the proof section. Is spending three weeks In New York City. Elmer E. Young has returned to the electrotype foundry after a visit with relatives In Philadelphia. Columbia Typographical Union will hold a referendum today on proposi tions to sell Its temple and to re duce local dues. l>on V. L<each is at work In the linotype section after a month with relatives at his old home in Unadtlla. N. Y. ' Miss Elsie E. Perkins has accepted an appointment In the keyboard room after a two years' sojourn in south ern California and Chicago. , l^evt Patterson and Frank Sherman have been on the sick list in the hand section several days. Gregory Busnlck has returned to the electric section after several days' ill ness. Pressmen Thomas Martin. Edgar C. Whitman and Arthur S. Thomas are on the sick list in the day press room. , Arrest Five Following New Jersey Labor Clash Somervllle, K. J., (Nov. 11.-Violence axaln marked the MrUce of S.000 un skllled worker* at the Ji. Johns HanvMe plant at Manvilfe, near here, today. George K. Potten. of the county prosecutor's office, was badly cot, aev eral strikers were mauled mid guards bruised and beaten In ? dash between armed guard* and strikers near the plant- rive strikers., lncluging their leader, were arrested T|>e flght occurred when Sheriff Bro ka.w. accompanied by Potten and about twenty armed guarda. started for the plant In a motor truck. A ycKy of Strikers stopped the truck at a bridge near the plant. FOUR DIE IN CLASH OF DELAWARE BOATS Philadelphia. No*. Four men were killed, three others Injured, and ! several persons thrown Into the Dela ware rWer today when the Reading Railway ferry Atlantic City Was | rammed by the railway -tug Caspian j The ferry waa carrying workers from the Jersey side to their #?b* In Philadelphia. 3% .Paid on Savings Foreign Exchange Have You Done This? 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