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MRS. STILLMAN LONG
DOUBTED BEAUVAIS i ; _??? Guide, Though, Has Re peatedly Asserted His Loyalty to Her. MYSTERY IN LETTERS Close of Testimony in Suit Will Prevent Delving Into Alleged Sale. AFFRONT TO INDIAN SEEN Some Observers Say Removing Him From Limelight Caused Chagrin. Has Fred K. Beauvais, the North Woods guide, turned on Mrs. Anne Urquhart Potter Stillman and for what reason? An answer to this question, predicated on introduction into the suit Friday of four letters alleged to have been purchased from the guide for $ 13,000, was sought yesterday and the information was obtained that Mrs. Stillman has suspected Beauvais for almost a year, although he repeatedly has expressed himself as loyal to her cause. These declarations of lovaltv were made by the guide to newspaper men, attorneys for Mrs. Stillman and to the defendant herself on her midwinter trip into the north. Whether such a sale ever took place and the authoi'itativeness of the letters arc questions which probably never will be answered satisfactorily because the defense lawyers have made it known that they will carry nut Mrs. Stillman's order and close her side Wednesday, thereby blocking any further introduction of evidence by the banker's lawyers. Beauvais is quoted in dispatches from Montreal as denying that he sold the letters and Mrs. Stillman's testimony regarding them was that while the handwriting was similar to hers the sentiments were certainly not hers. But, nevertheless, the fact remains that the letters are in evidence and may possibly play an important part in reaching a decision. Gleason llat Score ot Letters. There arc probably a score of letters In all that have been placed In the h?nds of Daniel J. Cileason. the referee. The value of most of these is considered questionable, however, because their authenticity has been contested by the Introduction of evidence rc butting that upon which they were admitted by the referee. As the record of the suit now stands the four missives Introduced Friday stand uncontested save for the denial of Mrs. Stillman. Therefore, It is stated, they unquestionably are the most important In the hands of the referee. There Is no question that the testimony of Edmund Leigh, the detective, regarding the alleged purchase of the 1> iters was a bombshell for the defense, although the admission of the financial consideration Is considered as' somewhat of a modification of the effect. Up to the minute that Leigh was called to the stand It can be stated that John F. Brennaji of Yonkers, chief counsel for Mrs. Stlllmann, and John E. Mack of f'oughkecpie were satisfied that Bc&uyis was a loyal supporter of their cause. The lawyers are reticent as to their present opinion of Beauvals. James Sheean, the newspaper man mentioned In the Foughkeepsle testimony as tho negotiator In the purchase of the letters, was a member of the yarty that made the trip Into the North AVoods. It was his first personal contact with the guide and a friendship developed between them. Beauvals played the hero role on the a itness hunting trip last winter. All of the persons he had interviewed repeated their stories to Mrs. Stlllman, over which the guide expressed the greatest satisfaction. He aided in the round up of these persons when the hearings were held later at Montreal and was somewhat taken back when he wag barred from the cou-t room where the proceedings were being held. Then his inability to take the stand and tell his story is understood to have anrercd him. PrtTtihnfx In Inllmiitrd. If there has been anything in the nature of a double cross it is Intimated that Beauv&ts'a change of heart may be due to tho inconspicuous role ho was ultimately forced to play In the Canadian part of the suit. The end was drawing near and his value to the defense had become negligible. Tun Nnw York Heraud's informant outlined this as the possible background on which tho alleged negotiations were begun for the sale of the letters, if such a sale took place. Persons who have followed closely the testimony in the suit ace of the opinion that the vholc matter will be thrown out of court. Referee Gleaeon finding that Mr. Stliiman was guilty of the same allegations of which lie accused his wife and therefore not entitled to a divorce, as the laws states "he who comes Into a court of equity must come with eicsti hands." As for Raby Guy Still man, whose paternity Is questioned In the suit, these same observers feci there Is virtually no possibility of an adverse finding for the child. The allegations affecting the youngster, they are certain, will ho deela.-od unproved. fp'rrlrlt Dlnpatrh to Titf! Nrew Yri*K HtKAI.O. TounHKKrrsts, May 14.?"Mm. Htlllm?n fall) she wouldn't marry the best nun In the world," said John K. Mack, nadlati for Baby <Juj Ntlltman to-day. statement that she Is to marry Fowler McCormlck. which originated. I believe, In Chicago, la foolish on the face of It, bceaiiae It Isn't Mrs. Stlllman who Is seeking the divoree." Fowler Mci.'orrnlck was at the Mack home on Friday evening and motored to ,\etv York with Mrs. .Stlllman when sho left this city. They have been together a great deal, l?tit as he Is many years the Junior of Mrs. Ktlltman their naniea have not before been connected as anything more than good friends. RECORD CARGC ARRIVES ON GL Largest Number of Passeng mercial Plane in America C in 21 Minutes?Flying E i The 400 horsepower engines of the | Mendoza, one of the de luxe commercial i flying vessels of the Aeromarine Airways fleet, lifted into the air at Keyport, N. J., at 2:12 o'clock yesterday at- j ernoon the largest flapper cargo ever i transported dy air, and just twenty-one | minutes later delivered the young worn- J cn as a fitting bouquet for the Inau- j juration of the airport which the flying i company has established at the Hudson River and Eighty-second street. There were twenty-four flappers by 1 official count in addition to lnglis M. Uppercu, owner of the company. Pilot '.lmmermann aiul a mechanician. The fact that they were flappers only added interest to the company's announcement, which wa3 megaphoned to thousands 1 lined along the waterfront at the airport. | that this was a record number of pas- i sengers for any flying boat in commer- J clal use in America. When the Mendoza arrived, slipping along at a good altitude as smoothly as if she had been in an air groove, whistles of river era ft sounded a welcome, and a groat number of persons prominent soI clally and otherwise, who had been lnvit| od to fly during the afternoon as guests of the company, waved their hands and ! Iiandkereh'efs. | While the Mendoza's nose was tied to ' I a buoy the flappers tumbled forth like j butterflies from a gigantic chrysalis and | in the interests of photographic nrt took j places on the deck and along tho wings I while a dozen cameras clicked. ioXNITUD ANnnAMP.EB unmvmi niiJLf ismwmij UNDER CLOSE GUARD! j Special Precautions Ordered by j Washington in Case of Pair I Seized on Ship. j Effort to learn more about the deten- j I tion by immigration inspectors ot II. j j Teixcira de Mattos, the Dutch banker, I and Mildred Collins, the danseuse. who j arrived on the steamship Kyndam Sat! urday, came to naught yesterday bej cause orders from Washington had I caused a special guard to be placed over the pair. The banker, who is a member of the Amsterdam firm of Tcixeira do Mattos Bros., and who was said to to bo here to pay a visit to James and Edgar Spc.vcr, is being held aboard the Ryndam. So is Miss Collins, whose passage to America was raid by Mr. Teixclra, according to immigration officials. | At the Speycr house yesterday it was j said that .Tames 8peyer wae out and ! would not be home until late at night. | At any rate, it was said, there would be i j nothing to say concerning Mr. Telxelra. ! Roth Mr. Teixelra and Misa Collins spent j the greater part of yesterday malting appeals to friends and acquaintances to j help them to immediate freedom. At leHit twice imposing motor ears arrived at the Ryndam's pier and the visitors argued with the guards for the privilege of eceing the detained banker. The guards said that no one was admitted to the cabin Mr. Teixetra occupies. It was learned that a determined effort will be made in Washington to-day to bring about the release of the banker and the danseuse. According to an immigration official, however, a special commission will consider the facts at Ellis Island and determine at nnce whether Mr. Telxoira may stay on this | side of the Atlantic or suffer deportation, j i BETTORS AT SEA GET PIGEON RACE BY RADIO Six Birds Arrive Safely From Steamship Baltic. Five o'clock Saturday afternoon B. H. Palmer, purser .of the steamship Baltic of the White Star Bine, eastward bound between the Fire Island lightship and Nantucket Shoals, released six carrier pigeons to prove to passengers and others that carrier pigeons still have their uses despite radio development. Palmer is a pigeon fancier and has a cr.te at 123 South Munn avenue. New ark, where Christopher Mentz tpkes care of the birds. Several passengers raised a pool of $200. picking individual birds to win. The winner agreed to contribute a part to seamen's charities. As the birds were released and circled above the siiip to get their liearlngs the passengers cheered and the whistles blew. Three hours and ten minutes later the first pigeon, a blue checker lien. N-8S15, settled down on the landing stage of the cote. Within twenty minutes four more of the birds landed, but the lost one did not arrive until 6 o'clock yesterday morning. A radio message was sent out last night from the White Star offices giving the number of the winning pigeon. UNITE1DSYNAGOGUE GUARDS KOSHER SALES j Decides to Name Committees to Enforce New Law. The United Synagogue ot America, at its fourth annual convention yesterday In the .'ewlsh Theological Seminary, 531 West I28<1 street, pledged surport. to the Dowllng-Dlcksteln lav, passed recently, which reguWtes its sale of kosher meats. Committees will be formed to supervise the sale of kosher food products and -'o end profiteering In then" commodities. Ninety-four religious brdlc* were represented. Resolution* were adopted Indorsing Palestine legislation in Congress. laws for religious activities among Jewish Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts and urging High Holy I>ay services for Jewish children Officers elected were: President, A. If. Zlnke; vice-presidents, Mrs. T,ouis ! Oottsclinll. Mrs. Msrks Harewits, Arthur I !<amport, Dr. Norman i'sllt. Morris Ktcrn and J. M. Waohnvin; treasurer. I Jacob Rosenthal; recording secretary. | ] iiabhl Samuel M. Cohen. FUSION INDEPENDENTS TO FORM ORGANIZATION First Meeting on Wednesday at the Commodore. Dans for a permanent non-partisan political ontonidation lo take nil active interest In municipal affairs the year round will be discussed at a meeting to be held at the Commodore on Wednesday evening. It will be the outcome of a dinner held by the Independent forces, led by Joseph M. Trier, soon after tho last munlci|>al campaign to discus* the causes of the sweeping i defeat of fusion. The following committee will have a plan to present on Wednesday night: 1 Joseph M. Trice, Mina Mary flarrelt , May, Thomas K, Mickey, Pamuel F. I ley man, Mrs. Frank Keep, Miss tially Peters and Almoa CI. JUequln. THE ) OF FLAPPERS ANT AIR LINER ;ers Ever Carried by Comomes From Keyport, N. J., >oat Station Is Opened. That was the start of an afternoon of j entertainment for 100 guests of the com- ! pany. The Mendoza and the Santa i Maria, holder of tho world's record for ' distance In the commercial flying l>oat ! class, and five other planes made flights 1 carrying the guests for trips to the Statue of Liberty and return, until dusk. Among those who attendei the open- j ing and took flights in the various sea- j planes were: Commander V. D. Herb- ' stcr, U. S. N., representing Admiral VV. j A. Moffctt, Chief of Naval Aviation; Major A. N. Krogstad. U. S. Air Service; Commander E. P. Mannix, U. S. N.. and a number of staff officers; Lieutenant-Commander V. L. Moore of the Bureau of Aeronautics; Col. Laurence L. T. Driggs. New York National Guard Air Service; Capt. Robert Curry, Royal Plying Corps; Lieutenant-Commander Marzos Zar of the Argentine Naval Commission; Murray Ilulbert, President of the Board of Aldermen, and Dock Commissioner John H. Delaney, Mrs. Bowen Van Rensselaer. Mme. Marguerita Sylva, Mrs. T. J. Oakley Rhinelander, Francis H. Markoe, and Felipe Taboada, Cuban Consul-General in New York. New York's first aerial lighthouse for the guidance of aviators will be lighted to-night at the company's seaplane base. College Point, and will be kept In operation throughout the summer under the supervision of the United States Lighthouse Service. BIRTH CONTROL CASE BRINGS BAR CHARGES Assistant Corporation Counsel Dolphin Accused for Causing: Arrest. Michael M. Dolphin, Assistant Corporation Counsel, is to be charged before _thc Appellate Division on Friday with a breach of professional conduct and ethics because of the arrest of Mrs. Juliet Uublce of 242 Bast Forty-ninth street at the time of the so-called investigation by the police into the stopping of the birth control meeting at Town Hall last November. The charges, which will be in the form of a petition asking that Mr. Dolpnin be disciplined, will be presented by the grievance committee of the Bar Association. It Is understood that Mr. Dolphin. I who did not appear at hearings held by the committee, .will be on hand on Friday to contest the petition and to ask that the proceedings be dismissed. Efforts were made yesterday to reach Mr. Dolphin at his home. 406 West 118th street, but he was not at home. Tho investigation was held before Chief Inspector I,ahey on December 2. Mrs. Ruble? appeared as a witness, telling of police interference with the meeting. Mr. Dolphin, as an Assistant Corporation Counsel assigned to the Police Department as legal adviser, was at the hearing and ordered that Mrs. Rublee he arrested. The actual arrest was made by Patrolman Thomas J. Murphy. No warrant was sworn out. but In the magistrate's court where Mra Rublee was taken Mr. Dolphin asserted that she had "confessed to the commission of a crime" and hence he had ordered her arrest. The magistrate discharged Mrs. Rublee for lack of evidence and because no legal reason for her detention was advanced. Those Interested in the affairs of the American Birth Control l.eague were much incensed over the arrest and tried to persuade Robert McC. Marsh, counsel for the league, to Had some way to obtain redress against Mr. Dolphin. Mr. Marsh, iinwever, did not take tho matter up and the grievance eommitt.ee of the Rer Association took actios on its own initiative after the case had been reported in the newspapers. Hearings were held and Mr. Dolphin was sum' moned. 'but he did not appear. Mr. Marsh was also summoned, but he made no formal complaint. The petition which has been prepared by the committee asks the Appellate Division, as the high court within the district, to discipline Mr. Dolphin through its control over him as an attorney and an officer of the court. It is the con- i ??nilr>n nf ih? nsHtlonrrs that when Mr. I Dolphin ordered the arrest of Mrs. Ruhlee -without the Issuance of a warrant and under the existing elretimstanees he committed a serious breach of professional ethics and conduct. Fritiay is n regdlar motion day before the Appellate Division. The usual course in audi cases would be for the court to refer th? matter to a referee for taking of testimony before action Is taken. HONOR MAN CARRYING MESSAGE TO GARCIA Plan Afoot for Recognition of Major Rowan's Deed. Washington, May 14.?Major Andrew 3. Rowan, U. *5. A., now living in retire-J ment in Berkeley. Cal., may receive of-1 | fleial recognition for Ills famous exploit of the Spanish war. when he penetrated the lines of the Spanish army In | Cuba and delivered to Gen. Garcia. ron> I manding the Cuban forces In the Interior,] i an Important message from President j McKlnley. Home of Major Rowan's friends. Including Senator Hhortrldga of California, believe the officer who performed the exploit with which almost every schoolhoy In the TTnlted States Is now fsmtllnr. Is entitled to some sort of tangible recognition for his services. At their Instance the Board of Awards of the Army Is considering the case and will report within I a few days. ENDS LIFE WITH BULLET AFTER GOING TO MASS Employer of Dock Detectives Lost Money Since War. Thomas Slack, who during the war employed between W> end 600 detectives for work along the dock*, eom1 mltted suicide yesterday In hi* home at (WO Tenth street, Mrooklyn, noeortlintr to the police. 11e ^nd returned j home from a walk and passed Ida wife, | ! Elisabeth, In the hall. He went upstair* i and In a little while she heard a shot, rushed upstair* and found her husband 1 with a revoher In hi* right han.l. \ rurgeon from the Methodist Episcopal | ' Hoepltal pronounced him dead. Mr*. Stark told the police that her i ' husband, who was ,">9 yearn of age, had 1 been In poor health recently, and also ! that he had lost money In his business .luce the var. She said he went to I mass at it. Saviour's Woman Catholic , (hutch. Eighth AVrntie and Sixth street. Itiooklyn, and when he returned went to Ida room and shot himaeli. Ho leaves four children. , , I NEW YORK HERALD, TROOPERS GET GUNS ' OF BRICK STRIKERS Paid Negro Shanties at Haver-! straw. Where 1.500 Workera Arc Out. CAMP OUTSIDE TOWN Prisoner Is Taken Away for;' Fear of Attempt at Rescue ;p by Friends. D VN'itli fifty State troopers camping: out- | side the town ready for emergency duty : and others patroling the streets at In- j tervals to prevent public gatherings, the 1,500 brick plant workers who are on j ai strike a t Haverstraw, N. Y., kept the I pence yesterday. There were no demon- j strations during the day. but Michael |0T MeGee, who is alleged to have assaulted j tit Michael Natalie, captain of a brick | barge, on Thursday, was arrested and 1 locked in the county jail nt New City. Tie was taken to the county Jail in the 1? fear that friends might try to liberate w him were he imprisoned at Haverstraw. b? The brick yard workers. 85 per cent. ,, of whom are negroes, went on strike ' ' Thursday after they had been influ- h< enced by agitators. They have been f< employed at thirty-five plants between fi Haverstraw and Stony Point. The strike ^ was called in an effort to compel the U employers to increase the pay of the workers from $2.50 to $3.50 a day. y Natalie said he was assaulted after he jj( had refused to join in the strike when t( approached by McGee and otliers. The strikers are not organized and g1 the brick manufacturers said yesterday w that they expect many of them to return ( to work to-day at the old scale of wages. ? There were onlv eight State troopers . In Jlaverstraw last night, with head- * quarters at ?the United States Hotel. ( Their comrades are so situated that. t( they rould respond promptly to an emergency call in event of a demon- c stration. Saturday the troopers searched i * many of the negro strikers in their shanties and seized twenty-five revolvers ' and several boxes of cartridges. I ^ ASKS SING SING PRISON TO COLLECT BOOZE BILL i F Warden Decides Bill of Em- j e ployee Is Unpayable. ' a 11: Ossimno. May 14.?That a bootleg- j w ger had the audacity to try to collect a ! fi| bill for liquor through the offices of j ff Warden Lewis U. Lawes and David ' Vail. Comptroller's clerk, of Sing Sing Prison, from an employee who liked a taste while off duty became known today. fnc of the strictest rules for employees of the prison is that all bills a must be paid. One employee procured n $S.". worth of liquor from a bootlegger ni and refused to pay. The bootlegger a turned over the "I O U"s to the Warden i a and Comptroller and aslted that the j 1 money be deducted from the employee's j " check. The officials, however, decided that a bi'l for liquor Illegally sold war il' not collectable. The bootlegger is now 11 wondering how to get hfs money. a a CLIMBS PORCH TO KILL HIMSELF AT HER FEET n i* I Woman's Two Children Witness Tragedy at Dawn. .... . Ci Ki.mira. Mny 14.?(leorge Miskula of Cleveland shot himself early to-day In the home of Mrs. Jane Koster of CornIng. X. Y.. and fell dead at her feet. " The woman's two children witnessed the c tragedy. . Miskula fell in love with Mrs. Koster * at Cleveland several weeks ago, but his advances were spurned, she said, because although they have separated, she has not obtained a divorce from her J husband. At dawn Miskula was seen climbing the porch to Mrs. Kostcr'e bedroom. Neighbors, fearing o burglary, called th" police. Miskula was deadwhen they p ai rived. c WRITES 'SHOOT ME' AFTER UNPAID MEAL r Silent Seaman Also Signed Request for Cigarette. ti . ti Paul Levitt, 30, went to the Fire Fly v Tea Room at 3 West Forty-seventh street last night and silently ordered an '' eighty cent meal by pointing out the ^ dishes he wanted. When a waiter f' handed him a check he borrowed a pen- 0 cil and wrote on Its reverse side: "(Jive me a cigarette, and when I am I not looking shoot me." The man refused to speak, but continued to write notes, in which he stated he wanted to die because "this place ( .doesn't suit me." patrolman Ounnlgan nf tho West Kortv-sevrnth street sta tlon was called In and hud the man removed to Bellevuo Hospital for cbser- 8 vatlon. Papers found In the pookets of his clothing showed that he had been In n the army transport service as a seaman on the steamship Cambria. WASHINGTON MUDDLED , ON DAYLIGHT SAVING ; ? t Part of the City Will Cheat J the Clock; Rest Will Not. r Special Di^pa'ch to Tub Nrw Yokk lln.ii.D- ^ ?w York nrrsld Bureau. I , Washington. ID. C? Mar 14. I The utmost confusion is expected to r accompany the Institution hero to-mor- * row of a voluntary system of daylight r |sa\ ing along the linen observed in New v | York and other Kaatern cities. Half ! of Washington will go to work an hour ? ' earlier than usual, while the other half ~ j maintains the old order. The clocks will a I not be put forward. l] All Oov*rnm?n( fiptrtmnti and In4i 1} penneni Diirv&ur* wun 1110 r?crpnrn 01 n i the Bureau of Engraving and Printing II and the Government Printing Office, II will observe the rule of going to work at 8 o'clock In the morning Instead of ft. The quitting time consequently will be 3:30 o'clock Instead of 4:30 o'clock, as at present. Tho reason why the Government printing establishments are not observing the ! new schedule, which wn.i authorised by President Harding, Is economy. The law fixes the amount of pity of the employees, Increasing that for night work, night time being computed from 8 o'clock P. M. until 8 O'clock A. M. With the | day forces now going to work at 3 o'clock an advance of on< hour In the schedule would cost the Government about 4100,000 during the summer. Some of the -tores will observe the early opening and closing, while others will not. Much depends upon the character of the b isinc; s. Ml.VVroil CAl.DKIl Itt'C'O V RR V. Senator raider, who returned to his home In Brooklyn on 1'rlday after he; had been token 111 In Washington, had ; recovered yesterday, according to Dr. Ellas If. Hartley of S3 South Portlnnd ' l! a venue. His ailment was not ptomaine || poisoning, but indigestion. u MONDAY, MAY 15, A 356 Barrels of Whisky to Be Auctioned Thursday T OSKPH H. QUDGG, receiver for the bankrupt bonded warehouse of Ui Brecquo Company, Inc., 600 Ogden street, Newark, announced yesterday that under authority of the United States District Court "there is to bo sold at auction next Thursday 356 barrels of whisky and a quantity of assorted brands of other liquors." Many holders of liquor permits are expected to be present when Samuel Van Poznak, auctioneer, bangs his hammer and asks for bids. / IGHTS PHYSICIAN, ASKING AID AT 3 A. M. Danish Officer Wanted His Wife's Ankle Treated. A fUi fight between a young Danish my officer In evening clothes and a lysiclan in front of the letter's office i West Fifty-sixth street early yester?y ended in the officer's arrest. Holgre '. Spange of 219 East Twelfth street, Danish lieutenant in this country on ave, had attended a party with his ife and small son on West Fifty-third trect. As they were leaving yPrs. I>angc tripped downstairs and spr.ained ?r ankic. In a ta.xlcub the three made 5r a physician's office, which they >und to be that of Dv. Shirley E. Prague of 57 West Fifly-sdxth street, r Spraguc was loath to leave his home t 3 In the morning and when Mr. pang? laid hands on hint to Insist that e tre>at his wife tho physician is said > have resented it. The police of the West Forty-seventh treet station were called and Helgc as locked up in the West Thirtieth ireet on a charge of assault and bat:ry. lie was bailed out by his wife for 100 after the sun wai v/ell up. He ill have an examination before Magls ate Max S. Levine in West Side Court >-morrow. ALL KILLS BOY~SCOUT IN ORANGE MOUNTAINS furled Down 100 Feet From Edge of Quarry. Three Boy Scouts of Newark, Charles 'arley, aged 13, of 11S Ogden street; dward Mea'vin, 16, of 265 Mount Plcasnt avenue, and Walter Leach, 16, of it) Ogdcn street, were good chums, and ere in the habit of spending their week ids in a cabin on South Orange Mountin. Charles was not able to get away > often as the other boys because ho as one of the chief aids of his widowed lother. But they wore all together Saturday nd repaired to the cabin and yesterday :or:iing started out for a hike over the iountain> They were in Scout uniforms nd had their lunch. Charles rushed head. Edward and Waker followed rid saw Charles run up an enibank.?nt and suddenly disappear. . They ran forward and discovered that icy were on the edge of the Spottiswood uarry. Below was a drop of 100 feet rid toward the base were Jugged rocks nd deep holes. The two boys could not see Charles nd began crying his name. Getting o rpplv, Edward leaned far over and earned the quarry pit and gave a cry t fright. "There's Charley down there 1" He had fallen down and lay fare up. (uickly the hoys rushed down and found heir comrade bleeding and unconscious, 'hey summoned aid and Charles was rtken to Orange Momo-lai Hospital, here he died. His head had been badly rushed and his body badly broken. .ikensTu. s. to classic GREECE IN HER DECLINE rames M. Beck Says People Lack Interest in Verities. WrM.TAMSBVRC. Va.. Hay 14.?Contaiing the 1Tnlted States to-day to lassical Greece at the time o' its decay, nd declaring that if Georre Washington ere alive lie would not receive as much t'.ention as Jack Dempsey. James M. icek, Solicitor-General of the United fates, urged an awakening of the eduM?d classes as the only means of prccnting the destruction of the Constltulon in a lecture last night on rcprcsenstive government at ih-s College of filliam nnd Mary. The people In a craze for r.cvelty have cat interest in eternal verities, the oUcitor-Gencral asserted, grossly unervaluing the things worth while and vervalulng non-essentials. BROOKLYN MAN KILLED BY MOTOR HITTING TREE Companion on Long Trip Escaped With Bruises. p't<al Dispatch *n Tub New Toes STRornsPi.'Ro. Ta.. May 14.?An autonobile driven by Walter Tornpr of Rrnokin, accompanied by C. P. Winfrey oi few Orleanp, crashed into a tree near ere to-day. .>ir. I .an* s skuii ?H" ir.iriuron ana a r?tf broken, iraultinc In Ills death Juki .fter his arrival at Monroe County Hosiltal, whllo Mr. Winfrey eacaped with rr ii I res. They were on their way fron taltlmorc to Toronto. innoKLrs womas fat.lk ijeau BRfDOKrOTtT. r'onn.. May 14.?Mr.?. taude A. Sprague, iigcd 60, of Brooklyn, ell dead to-night I" the undertakh'a ooma of Henry E. Bishop, where alio ran making arrangements for the fnieral of her slater, Mrs. G. A. Mason rho died here this morning. Both bodies will be shipped to Iloeiv ater. N*. Y.. for burial. - J"." -UI "** | Abtitixed bronie Baok-Bnda I 110 par pair ) T^VEN IF someone , I-J should be so brash ps to play a bassoon at ' him, it is unnecessary jjj for the modern wedding i \ guest to beat his breast. [ Ten minutes at Oving- 1 | ton's and his difficulty is \ over and his reputation as a connoisseur of gifts 1 is established. \ OVINGTON'S ! r "Th* Gift Shop of Fifth A v?nt##" ; FlfTH AVENUE AT 30TH ST. | * ^ 1922. CHARGES TORTURE f IN VENEZUELA JAIL ' 1 American Motor Promoter to < File Complaint of Injustice i at Washington. I FRIEND KILLED. 1IE SAYSL" !; i Reports It Not Uncommon for J , Americans to Disappear Mysteriously. Asserting: that he was unjustly im- j | prisoned and frequently tortured in a | Venezuelan prison near? Caracas, the j 1 capital, Gerardo Fernandez la going: to ! Washington to-morrow to file a com- 1 plaint with the State Department. He is stopping at. the Hotel McAipin and speaks little English. Fernandez maintains that the Injustice I and cruelty displayed to him are no un- | common thing in the case of Ameri- , cans tiiat incur the dislike or suspicion ] of the Venezuelan authorities, and that a lively hatred exists for North Americans generally. He mentions an instance of an American who was killed without compunction when he crossed the wishes of the police. His name. I Fcrnadez says, was John Williams, and his home wis in Tucson Ariz. 92Q.OOO anil Motors Gone. "I went to Venezuela, an American | Citizen, to go Into tlie automobile busi- j ness," Fernandez said yesterday. "That, was ten years ago. I bad |:W,000, soy- j oral cars, good clothing and Jewelry. They let me out of their San Carlos prison the other day Yvith nothing hut the rags I had on and a beard that reached to my waist. I got out by accident, the wrong name having been attached to my number on the prison records. "I had scarcely got to Caracas ten years ago when I was arrested charged with fomenting a revolution In the interest of Castro. T was absolutely innocent, not being interested in revolutions, but in automobiles, and knowing enough about Latin American politics to keep out of it. They arrested me anyway, refused to listen to my cx! planations, stole my JUS.OOO. my automobiles. my clothes and my jewelry and. then began systematic torture to make me confess matters I had never i dreamed of. "Four months ago, after I had been j reduced in weight from ISO pounds to !'S, and was so weak that I could not drag myself more than a few steps without falling, they released ma because they had mistaken my name for that of a poor fellow named Fernando Calve, who Is still In prison. With my rags and my weakness 1 went to the American Consul, who helped ma and managed for me to get to Curacao, and then to San Domingo. I shall see the Spanish Consul to-morrow and then go on to Washington oh Tuesday to see tho Span- j irh Minister and the American State nffli-lalR Men Buried Alive. "The imprisonment of American citizens under false names, so as to hide their identity, to hury them alive. In 1 common in Venezuela, They hate you i Americans down there and take little ! trouble to conceal their sentiments. "I knew of a case, John Williams, a Espec | lvifciv: in new a\ i i I Single and double bn . Other ! Broadway ? f^re fellow, from Tuscon. Ariz., who defended his manhood against insults and v. ho Has Killed without hesitancy. His hands were chopped off as a preliminary to putting hltn out of the world. I knov. r.f n tintltt ? \ mr.ri.nin uth.i ti'iiu in it rrl *rr?rl i In prison because he tried to communicate with his Consul. It is a coinmon thins for Americans to disappear from ' Venezuelan citie3 and never bo lieaid of again." I' I \ LI". V AND STOKES TO SPEAK ' Dr. John If. Finley of the New York : rintcg and formerly State Commissioner i :>f Education, will deliver the annua! 1 ommeneement address at Carnegie In- | ititute of Technology, Pittsburgh, on fune 1C. Anson Phelps Stokes, for- 1 nerly secretary of Yale University, will ireach the baccalaureate sermoa there ! >n June 11. I MEN S HA Carn Stra\ confc lemo Senn hold color $3,00 Sold as a j for $2 the f #3.00 < FIFTH A) Mpn's Shons? West 33th an II J&lk? 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The worknshipisthc very best t can be put into a i, and the cloths iqucly different m the avcrase, in * y h design and scrvgiving qualities. r styles are typically Saks elusive, different in ir contour to those be seen elsewhere, acceptable to the st critical taste. cyaresuits the Mctolitan man apprecis, which accounts our selling more ts at 58.00 than / other house in \v York. r chcriots to tu ccds! 3.00 || at 34th Street ?