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made by Robert Wood, editor of W.
Hammond paper. Wood held to grand
jury for criminal libel.
5,000,000 feet of yellow pine to be
bought by city for promenade of mu
Grand jury yesterday indicted Mor
his Siege! and Julius Zimmerman,
former cop, for con-game. They took
money from police to insure their
Petition of bankruptcy filed against
Duntley Pneumatic Sweeper Co.
ROCKEFELLER INTERESTS TO
HAVE THEIR OWN UNION
Denver, Colo., Oct 1. John D.
Rockefeller, Jr.,'s conferences with
officials of the Colorado Fuel & Iron
Co. have produced answer to de
mands of United Mine Workers for
This became known today when
Cass Herrington, Rockefeller compa
ny's counsel, said: "Rockefeller will
organize his own union," which is be
lieved to mean that instead of recog
nizing union affiliated with American
Federation of Labor, the Rockefeller
itnerests intended to organize their
own employes and then deal with
them by contract in some form of col
ARMENIANS TORTURED BY FIRE
IN TURKISH IVTASSACRES
New York. Armenian men, women
and chUdren even babies at their
mother's breasts have been tor
tured by slow fire and literally torn
to piece in organized Turkish massa
cres, according to report of the Ar
menian atrocities committee, to be
made public next Monday.
ORDERS MOVIE TRUST OUSTED
Philadelphia, Oct. 1. Judge Dick
inson, in district court here, handed
down opinion today ordering dissolu
tion of the motion picture trust
Blasting a subway sky high while
traffic is on ought to be a terrible les
son to New York, but will it?
"MORE MILLIONAIRES THAN
CLERKS IN N. Y. STREETS"
New York, Oct 1. Riches are
coming so fast in Wall street that
families are being endowed from
profits in war stocks, and one baby,
whose parents are very much iii so
ciety, is wealthy without knowing it,
according to stories flying about
J. Robinson Duff, who less than a
year ago was just about able to buy
50 shares of Electric Boat at 13, has
set aside $250,000 for Mrs. Duff and
the youngsters, and yesterday he
rented a new office at 61 Broadway
to take the place of his desk room.
How much more he has he doesn't
know, but all in all he is worth more
than $500,000, according to all ac
counts, and he admits he has that
much and some more.
Considering that it took only $650
to buy his start in Electric Boat, J.
Robinson Duff is doing very well, and
so are many others. As the cigar
stand man remarked looking out in
Broad street: "There are more mil
lionaires than clerks in the street"
Mr. Duff made his first purchase
when the war was well under way.
He traded in and out of the market
for a few weeks and at the first of this
year he was pyramiding his gains and
enjoying life. That worn look he
used to have when he was trying to
turn a few dollars with Ford starters
faded from his face. Electric Boat
kept speeding up, its revolutions in
creasing every day the fortunes of
J. R. Duff, now J. Robinson Duff.
When it reached 500 he felt that the
going was so good that he might as
well unload ballast That is why he
set the quarter of a million aside for
his wife, thus giving her an income
of $17,500 a year.
"Why I Left Political Socialist Field
for I. W. Work will be subject of
Morris Fagin's address before the
Modern Self Educational league, 644
W. 12th st, tonight