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t ^.v-tr^ur^-ci^'^uvr Washington, Monday evening, may i, 1922.(Closing wall street Prices) three cents everywhere.
m ti IW Ni*ff>ce at W?4>tayt<i. P. C. ~ y F y A S B > EASTlMlMlirr(NOX LOVEAFFAIR Blaze Sweeps Portland Apartment Slain Choir Girl And Former Fiance \Church Elder Jilted Her After She Told Him l She Was To Be Mother BONUS TRUCK REACHES CITY GIMT PLEA MI FOR CONGRESS ?hMhM Hearst Petition Ml Be Presented To Sconce Men Invited To Escort Petition *H*r?ns desiring ?rt the Mack truck tfc? mi I lion-name from the to the Capitel ?t 10 JO a. m. mm the north ud? ??w* b? anH Madison Onljr M men In the rwe poxtible. and medals af march will be bly down * avenue to south of the down Penn to the north the Capitol the main steps facing the TaMLKL H.JACOBSON, State Commander Veteran* af Foreign War*. all set far prenenta i to C ?afT 111 tomorrow of the tmr boa as petition col the Htarat newspapers. I committee* from nil meet the vet the petition af the Capitol W ~~ W. Johnaon. af Call H of t?x ?<m. whu h Ita membari, J McCumher. Chair lie Plaur* I'ommit hjglaletton; Char pubHraa whip of the _ Augustus O. Stanley, <4 Kentucky. Edwin F. ut-Mran af North Dakota; E Mtge. Republican. of Mew Arthur t apper. Republican, aad Inline L. Lanroot. ?' Wtacoualn Latter D. Volk. of receive the petition on behalf of the base who will be ith Ve*k. are Congmamen fw Tor*. 1'nderhlll, of M<'Osrtnack. of Mon ef Pewaeytvaaia. < M ,mt Whi mini Hmrt- ri of Now r ?'blleei. ef t'tah. Ryan, if lat. Hupn of Iowa, and ?num. of I'tah kawt H Jacehaan. stats ? r. W. tltetrtct of _ . HI fUrmelty mwnt the to the Mism and Menai* The bulky over seven wtu Hwe be rerrled ? _ J and << matted In the af Hk Clarh of the Henat", ? M may ha viewed by members Arrives Oa Track. f the bulk of this tre-1 from the Amer la favor of the aoldlers' It will be Impossible for IhnJ ?a phrstcaJly bring the document toI ? ha flnor at the 8?nats and House. Ne t" hewever. will take the floor I | altor delivery of the petition and make formal pree ? truck which bore the asme testimonial from New ?? Washington arrived last triumphant Journey h merer* snd other city i. inlrifwMtlt-s rn route, rM lis bonus petition h> eriism* the truck ?-? d i st?raae hs -m. tr secretary of I -MB IVmmltt**, la - - --?ets today r. i i i i ii i i as MISS ANNIE BEAHM. Of 92* M itwrt northwest, who was iMiultml at Culprpfr, Va.. early yesterday morning after alighting from a train. WASHINGTON NURSE WHO WAS ATTACKED MAN HELD FOR I ATTACK ON D. 0. GIRL IN VIRGINIA Colored Suspeot Guarded From Citizens in Orange Jail. CULPEPER. Vg., May 1.? L)rairsre<l into a side street and choked Into unconsciousness by a younK negro. Miss Annie Beahm, thirty-flve years old. of 928 M street. Washington, was brutally assaulted here early Sunday morn ing. a few minutes after she left a train of the Southern Railroad to viiit her sister. Mrs. O. W.1 Tanner, who Hres on East street hi the fashionable residential sec tion of Culpeper. Huipect Is Arretted. Jainee Tager. a twenty-flvo-y?*r> old negro. who Is employed by W. B. Clark, a produce deal?r, arrestnd in connertlon with th? crime, has been ld?"ntlfl?i by Miae Beahm as her aanallant. Feeling against the ac cuaed negro la running high and open threata hav? been made of lynching him. Fearing that the indignant citizenry will make good their threats of mob violence. Sheriff J. J. Naah, who Uvea at the Mttlr jail here, is preparing to move Yager to the prison at Orange. Va.. before night fall. He bellevea that the Orange Jail la more secure agalnat (Continued on Page I. Column t.) Late Financial News STEEL STOCKS STRONG IN AFTERNOON TRADING By W. g. COUSINS. (Copyright. l?ll. by Cosmopolitan N?w? Bcrvlre.l It failed to Improve on Satur days prices. Banker* for the company announced a heavy over subscription for the new fS,>62, #00 of 7 per cent preferred ?tock, which wu offered at 97 H. 'new YORK. May 1~-Perslstent strength in the independent at">el stocks and in a few of the oil stocks, particularly Standard Oils, featured the stock market in the early afternoon. Compared with last week's low the steel stocks ?how gains of from ( to 8 points mostly accounted for by the larger rate of current production and the benefits that will accrue through the merger. Republic Steel soared to 85% today against last week's low of 67, white Lack awanna was up to 60 H, against MS; Oulf States Steele. 87 H, against 7.9 and Bethlehem Steel 75V4 against 78. Crucible sold 3V? points up today at The railroad stocks were pushed into the shade by the more spec tacular development* in other sec tions of the stock Hat, but there were eevldence* of appreciation of the more rosy outlook for the carrier haned upon their current operations and advances wero re cord p<# in the most active railroad shares. Reading sold up H to 77 H, New Haven advanced to 28 H, Baltimore and Ohio, Rock Island, St. Paul, common, were in good demand at slightly high er prices. New forward movements ware started In a number of the spe cialties. Marine preferred at 86H; National Lead at 98H and Ameri can Badlator at 98. up 8 points from last week's low. One of the moat active stocks In the oil division today was Corden, though BOND MARKET ACTIVE WITH PRICES STEADY Br MI N'ROK ROBKUTS (Copyright. 1(?, by Cosmopolitan Now* 8?rv1c?.) NEW YORK, May 1.?The listed bond market was moderately active and generally steady today, Tha Liberty bonda and the foreign gov ernment* were steady, but showed little change In prices. The United Kingdom t%'a of 1M7 were slightly lower, selling at 102%. Japanese 4's sold at 77% snd French Republic S's at 105%. There was a good demand for railroad and local traction bonds. Interboro Rapid Transit refunding B's gained %, at 70%; Third Avenue adjustment B's were up %. at 61; Houtlwrn Pacific refunding 4's, up 1%, at 88%: Missouri Pacific gen rral 4's, down 1 point, at #6; New Haven debenture 4's, up %, at 84; Hi. Paul convertible 6'a. unchanged at 74%; Seaboard Air Line S's. up %, at 69%. and Baltimore and Ohio convertible 4%'s, unchanged at 82%. In the Industrial list Consolidated Oaa advanced %, to lit. and Inter national Agriculture Chemical S's ?old % higher, at W%. Liberty bond prices were as fol lower First 4's, $99.44; first 4%'s. (99.Ml second 4%'s. $99.60; third 4%'s. *99.82; fourth 4%'s. 89rt 84, and Victory 4%'s. I100.60. Connie Mack Picks Harris for Box Work?Bing Millar Is Benched. WASHINGTON. Smith, If Harris, 2b Rice, cf Judge, lb Brower, rf Peck, is Gharrity, c Bush, 3b Erickson. p Umpire# ATHLETICS. Young, 2b Johnston, lb Walker, If Perkins, c McGowan, cf Welch, rf Dykes, Sb Galloway, ss Harris, p Wilton and Connolly. i SHIRK P*RK. PHfLADVl, ,PHLA. May 1-?Manager Milan iw-nt Olaf Brickson to the ntound this afternoon in an effort to an nex the last game with the Mack men. Connie Mack will rely noon Harris, who was *iv*n a tou*h lacing on Friday and finally am bled to the showers. / McGowan replaced Ring Miller in the Ath * efts' center pasture. The Griffs are eager for a good showing this week and hope to land away up with the leaders ! before the Western cluha pay Georgia avenue a visit beginning next week. First Inning. WASHINGTON ? Smith fanned. Dvkea threw out Harris. Rice doubled down left field line. Gal loway threw out Judge. No rune, one hit. no errors, one left. PHILADELPHIA ? Peck threw out Town*. Peck threw out John (Continued on Pa*e I. Column K ) PORTLAND DAMAGED II BLAZE | Fire Starting in Apartment of Senator McKellar Sweeps Two Floors of Hotel. , Fire of undetermined origin,: starting in the apartment of Sen ator Kenneth McKellar. of Tennes see, swept the fifth and sixth ftdorg of the Portland Apartment Hotel.; Fourteenth street and Thorn*# circle, shortly before 2 o'clock this afternoon. Four alarms were sounded ini quick succession, brinKing speedily evtr* avuilahl# piece Of f.'re appa ratus in the downtovt n section to j the scene of the blaze. Woman Overcome. One woman. Mrs. L.ynn Olover, who occupies apartment 42, was overcome with amoke and had to be carried from her apartment to the sidewalk. The entire hotel was damaged! either by smoke or water. Even the lobby and the various recreation rooms on the ground floor were water-filled. The extent of damage has not been determined, although fire depart-! ment officials said It probably would I be well up In the thousands. It wan about 1:50 o'clock when K. Youkoyama. former m'Htary attache to the Japanese legation, and his wife, smelled something burning and saw thin spirals of smoke creei> ing beneath the door of their apart ment?No. 61. Bearing piles of costly Jo panes' wearing apparel, the couple fought their way through the dense clouds of smoke to the street. Alarm Sounded in IxtMiy The big alarm gong in the lobby of the hotel waw Hounded, and th'? few residents In their apartments, left the building. E. A. Garvey, of 1022 Vermont avenue northwest, who was passing the hotel, saw the flamf* licking the window frames and turned In an alarm. So rapidly did the blaxe spread that the first firemen on the scene, fearing the building soon would be a mass of flames, turned In three additional alarms. An odd Incident of the confusion which followed the discovery of he fire, happened when several fire men and newspaper men. thlnknig a large mirror, 20 feet wide by 40 feet long, was an entrance to a room, crashed Into It. One fireman In jured his arm. The Portland is said to have been the first apartment hotel erected In Washington. Besides Senator Mc Kellar and members of the Japanese embassy. Senators Dillingham end Town send also make the hotel their home. CHEMICAL TRUST ROBS PUBLIC. SAYS SEN. KING In a sensational attack upon the McCumber tariff bill. Senator Kin* of Utah today charged the "Chemical trust" had been empowered to rob the people through extortionate ratee written Into the chemical schedules. King branded the chemical tariffs as "odious, enormous and profiteer ing." He warned that their effects would he felt on hundreds of other Industries and cited numeroua in stances. The McCumber dye tariffs, he eaM, "would smell Just as bad" as th.-> "odious Schedule K of the Payne Aldrlch bill." Racing Results And Entries Will be found today on Page 2. The body of this 20-year-old girl was found in the cellar of an unoccupied parsonage at Hoopeston, 111. Wyman, her former sweetheart was suspected by the police of slaying her. JOHN C. wYMAN. Copyright 1123, by Chicago Rveniaf Amcrlcin Publish tog Company, flupphed by International N>*? ?HmI WET RHODE ISLAND GOKS ON LAST WEEK-END SPREE PROVIDENCE. Ft. I.. May 1.-? Rhode Inland, the only wet Suit In the Unioti?where there in no Vol stead law?was recovering lo.1ay from one wild, wet night Saturday night, expected to be the last wet Saturday night before prohibition goes Into effect In this State. Governor San Soucl was the moat popular man In the State, becaust it wan through him that the State had a wet Saturday night. The governor failed to Klgn the prohibition enfoice ment bill on Saturday, thus po*tix>n lng for three day* at least tha tune when certain portions of Rhode Island must go dry Local police of Rhode Island can do nothing to enforce the Federal prohibition law. because there Is no Stato enforcement law. and tho five Federal dry officers cannot cover every part of the State. BALFOUR CHOOSES TO BE EARL OF WHITTINGEHAME LONDON, May 1.?Arthur J. Bal four, former premier, who was re cently elevated to the British peer age, has chosen Earl Balfour as the title by which h?* shall be known. It was officially announced today. It had been reported that the now peer would take ihe title of Karl Biil fowf of Whlttingehame, Whlttlnge hame being the home of his parents In Haddingtonshire. ECONOMIST FOR ROADS DENIES PADDED EXPENSE Charges that the railroads had "padded their expense accounts" during the six months' Federal guar antee period were denied today by C. 8. Duncan, consulting economist. In testifying before the Senate Inter state Commerce Committee. Duncan flatly contradicted the tes timony given by Frank Warn*, rep resentative of organized labor, that the roads had padded maintenance accounts with the view of obtaining Federal aid for the purpose of re building their properties. GERTRUDE HANNA. POLICE ASSERT ?A 11 IS mmmm Body Then Kept In Icehouse. Family Ask Further Probe Be Stopped. Rf International X?*? Sfnlw. HOOPEHTON. III.. May 1.? Ger trude It anna, young choir singer, died during an illegal operaMor and her body was literally refrigerated In an icehouse before It waa earrlfd to tha parsonage ' basement, where It waa finally discovered, according to a theory built up by officials of Ver million county today. The new theory, divulged after au thorities had closely questioned the father, mother and two sinters of the dead girl, is that Oertrude was taken to the mill for the Illegal oneratlon 'hat waa reckoned aa the one step to escape from gossip sure to come with the birth of a fatherless child. The officials this morning w?nt to the mill, owned by William T. il.-ttina, father of the dead girl. As they did, it became known that the undertaker declared there were particles of flour, such aa might be found at a grist mill, clinging to the mud on Oer trude Hanna's overshoes. Then the officials went to tha Ice house nearby and followed this vlth a swift Journey to a vacant house near the Hanna home. They next sent to the city hall and called before them the father, the mother and two sisters. They re fused to revi al the result of (heir examination. The father, coining from the city hall chambers, revealed a strange n??w attitude. He Had been urging officials to every effort. "I'd Just as soon have the whole thing dropped." he said. "There has been too much gossip and scan day already." Perform Autopsy. CHICAGO. May 1 ?Examination of the vital organs of Miss Oer trude Hanna. mysteriously slain Hoopeston girl, began hare today at the Columbus laboratories. Dr. John A. Wesener, president of the laboratories, aald the exami nation would consume several days, and until then he could not say whether poison was present in the organs. BRAZENLY IELLS OF Husband of Slain Woman Says Neighbor Advised Him of Crime. By KIRK MILLER. Ntolf Com ?pan4??t. MONTROSN, Va^ May I.?With out a blush of bin rnunlmnrt, Ro ger D. KaMJake admitted today oa thf witness h? and hh Intimacy with Mian Knoi. aa well u hit I- i marie* which he waa aware i iWii< ' between his murdered wife and l)r. I Mason Knox, the deceaaed brother of the woman nn trial. MONTROSS, Va., May 1?. Roger D. Kastlake's six-year-old daughter, Margaret, on the morn ing of her mother's murder, told her father that a man dressed in a long black coat, who looked like him, pushed her away from the dooi* to the kitchen where her mother was lying prostrate. Telling a straightforward story of his actions for twelve hoars before his wife was chopped to * death with a hatchet at Colonial Reach last September, Roger "D. East lake today took the witnees stand in the murder trial Of Miss Sarah E. Knox. He was acquit ted of -a similar charge last De cember. He quoted his daughter in testimony ty>day. Robbery Adds Excitement. Miss Knox's trial had to ria Is local Interest today with a $700 posi office robbery which occurred at 2 o'clock this morning. Y*ggm?n entered the store of Postmaster Joe Harvey, knocked the knob off at the safe with a heavy sledge hamiaai'. drilled a tiny hole in, which they Inserted explosives, and blew th? safe open. Eastlake appeared ill at ease a* he sat In the witness stand directly facing Miss Knox. The woman at the bar did not look at her former sweetheart, but gnsed out of the open window just over the heads of the Jurymen. Eastlake's story was well connected and he gsve It unfsl terlngly. He fidgeted somewhat h> his chair, letting his gaae drift from the countenance of Commonwealth Attorney Mayo to the Jury. Eastlake heard three screams ss if from children ss he wslked from his home In the early morning hours to the Colonial Besch wharf, he said. He did not stop to go back to see If any 111 had overcoms his own two children. Ignores Miss Knox. When he was later summoned to his home, he declared. Miss Knox was there and said to him: Oh, Roger, who can be your enemy! I must have a talk with you." He said he Ignored her and asked some by stander the whereabouts of his chil dren. Kastlake answered theee questions put by Commonwealth Attorney Mayo: "Mr. Kastlake. how old are your* Answer: Thirty-three. Q. What Is your address? A. Navy Yard, Washington, D. C Q. What Is your business? A. Chief mechanic In the svlatlon section. Q. Did you ever live at Colonial Beach snd when? A. I nrst moved with my wife and two children to Colonial Beach In May. 1120. Q. Where were you on September' 29 last? A. At Dahlgren proving grounds. Va. Q What time did you return te your home on that evening? A. On the boat about ?OB p. m. Q. When did you leave your home again? A. About 6:20 the following morn ing. Q. Mr. Kastlake, tell us of your movements on the morning of Sep tember 14? A. I woke by the alarm clock at twenty minutes of 4, lit a lamp, snd went into the kitchen. We had s three-burner oil stove and I lighted two burners, putting ooffe on one and an aluminum pan nearly filled with shaving water on the other. 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