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Srrm prominent men, in*1 u d i n g Benedict Crowell, former Assistant Secretary of War, today were indicted by the spe cial grand jury investigate with 'awarding cost-plus in| war frauds, charged contracts in excess of $11,000,000 to specially selected contractors for military construction. The other six men in dicted are William Star rett, Morton C. Tuttle, Clemens W. Lundoff, Benedict Crowell, Clair Foster, John H. McGib hons and James A. Mears. TWO DIE TO SAVE D. C. GIRL ! Mist Price Rescued in Auto Crash That Kills Bruner and Wray, Athletic Stars. WOODBURY, N. J.. Dec. 30.? Alexander Wray, center of the University of Pennsylvania foot ball Uara of 1918 and Lewis J. Bruner, brother of "Bats" Bruner, another former Pennsylvania star, was killed last night at North Woodbury when a motor car in which they were riding was struck by an electric train of the West Jersey and Seashore railroad. Gave I.Ives for Girls. Miss Catherine Johnson, eighteen, of Philadelphia, and Miss Elizabeth Price, eighteen, of Washington, narrowly escaped de.\th, being saved through the heroism of the two athletes, who sacrificed their owi lives to open the rear doors of the car to enable the girls to jump out. , Mlas Johnson was partly out of the motor when the train struck it. and was clear of the wreckage. Wray and Bruner were still living when picked up by passing auto mobiles. but died fifteen minutes later in the Underwood Hospital here. Both had fractured skulls. The entire party were in evening drees, being on their way to the Woodbury Countf-y Club to a dinner. L. J. Bruner and Wray were well known In the field of intercollegiate athletics, the brother of the former having achieved distinction during (Continued on Page 2. Column S.) MARY BAKER ENDS HER 3-YEAR ROMANCE By International New* Rcntrt, LONDON, Dec. .'K).?AUister McCormick, young Chicago millionaire, who holds the world's record for "being left waiting at the church," and his temperamental fiancee, Miss Mary Landon Baker, also of Chicago, hav? parted after a ?peeta?'ular, international romance of three years, according to a report in the American colony today. Itarlng the lon? and ardent rourt-4 ??up which extended from Califor nia to Nt w York, then to Paris, Italy and London, the wedding data had b??en net ten different times. Cm three occasions the church was art and the guests present, but th# brkle failed to apepar. Various emruaea were given, the chief one being that the bride-to-be wan India Mlne Halter and Mr. MrCormlck t t'hrlstmas In London, but now they havt- separated. Miss Baker has pine to the country to visit friend* while McCormick Is on his way to the south of Franco to recu perate from an lllneas. Friends of the couple said that no plana for a future wedding have been announced. When the young couple came to Ixindon It was said that they would he married at the home of Mccormick's relatives at Wey EUROPEAN AMATEURS HEAR 316 U. S. RADIO STATIONS HARTFORD, Conn.. Dec. 30.?A total of SIS American amateur radio stations have been heard by ama teurs In Europe during the trans Atlantic amateur tests which will be concluded today, the American Radio Relay league announced. This Is only six less than thP entire number of amateurs who qualified for the final testa. Since December 21, when Eu ropean operators began to transmit, three of their stations have been heard by about thirteen American amateur operators. The station op erated by the Wireless Society of Manchester, England, was heard last night by Nelson Metcalf, of Illon. N. T. Harding Pardons 8 I. W. W. Political Prisoners Eight members of the I. W. W., convicted at Chicago for violations of the national espionage laws, and now serv ing varying sentences in Fed eral prisons, were extended ex ecutive clemency today by President Harding, on the eve of the new year. Those receiving clemency are the so-called "political prison ers" in whose behalf an unre mitting campaign has been con ducted for the last three years. 3 GUNMEN SLAY POLICEMAN; HIT GIRL One, Who Fired Shots at High School Student, Is Wounded and Arrested. I?r IhIotmIIomI >ew? *?rrlr? CHICAGO, Dec. 3'".?Policeman William J. O'Malley was shot and killed early today by one of three gunmen who had shot a Medlll High School girl returning home with three fellow students from their "prom" at the West End Women's Club. The wounded girl Is Miss Minnie Klnkelsteln, seventeen. She was shot through the hip and taken to a hospital. Miss Kinkelsteln's three com (?anions narrowly escaped death. A bullet cut through the clothes of her escort. Leo Kaufman. One of the assailants, whoae at tack Is believed by the police to have been actuated by Jealousy and a desire for revenge, was shot and capturcd and Is believed ' to be dying. He garve three names. "John Reed, "John Rieae" and "John Reese." The man claimed at first his home was In Chicago. His cap. however, bore the trademark of Yondorf's store. New York. He was shot twice through the chest. "You'll not get a single bit of information from me," he reiterated to the |<olice. Tie died at the hospital with his identity a mystery. He was shot down by Policeman Simon R. Kennedy, a boyhood chum of Policeman O'Malley. The two also served oversea.* together. Miss Fltikelstein and Kaufman were on their w?> home from the "prom" with Miss Bessie Klass and Miss Kinkelsteln's brother, Isadore. Suddenly one of the three assailants confronted them with a revolver. "Pardon me," he remarked. Then, according to Miss Flnkel steln, he began shooting. She said there was no outward attempt at robbery. * Patrolmen O'Malley, Kennedy and William Murphy were a block away "pulling a box." They hurried to the scene. The three aaaallants fled. In the chase one of the men turned on the officers. When about twenty-five feet from them he began firing. O'Malley fell. Then Policeman Kennedy shot the man holding the smoking revolver and he dropped. The otber two escaped. GAS KILLS MOTHER AND 4 Husband and Father Discovers Lifeless Bodies of His Family. HTRACU8E, N. Y.. Dec. 30 ? \ inothrr and her four children were found dead at their home by ner husband early today. Death wan i-aused by fltiit poisoning. The dead: Mrs. Katharine Riley Hlmotw. thirty-three. Mary Elizabeth Sinione, eleven. John Himone, eight. William Hlmone, four. Robert Slmone, two. 81mone, completely unhnlanced by I the tragedy. was taken to the pay-1 ohopathic hospital. First news of the trtgedy was received at police headquarters by a phone call from a woman who said she had been awakened by the raving of a man in a house on the i opposite side of the street. Follow ing this came another call from | the man. "All my family are lying on the floor," sobbed the man. "1 guess they're all dead. For Ood's sake send help." When police reached the house they found Slmone, almost insane with grief, being held In the front room by a neighbor Officers burst into the kitchen and found the four dead on the floor. Coroner Crane said it was his opinion death had been caused by monoxide gas pois oning. HARDING'S "COUSIN" HELD IN BAD CHECK CASE CHICAGO. Dec. 30 ? Kverett Hard lng. who gained publicity two years ago hy representing himself as n cousin of President Harding and who was sent to Leavenworth peni tentiary for an alleged check swindle and later pardoned, was under arrest here yesterday on a charge of pass ing a worthless check. Harding said the check was in pay ? ment for printing tickets for an organ recital he was to give and that he had dated It ahead, anticipat ing that he would have enough re ceipts from the recital to make it good. His recital whs postponed, however, he explained. MAKES A NEW SPEED RECORD IN SEAPLANE MILAN, Dec. 30.?The aviator Passalovn. flying an Italian ma chine, today made what is claimed to be a world's record for speed In a seaplane. He attained an average speed of 172.735 miles an hour and a maxi mum of . 174.B60 miles. The pre vlous record, held hy a British avi ator, wns 147.RRB miles. WEATHER Increasing cloudiness to night; probably followed by rain or snow; slow rising temperature; lowest tonight about 26 degrees; gentle to moderate east and southeast winds. IMMODEST FASHIONS BLAMED ON MEN The only woman bishop in the United States who declared, before a meeting in Brooklyn, that men are responsible for the present day "immodest" fashions for women. These fashions were designed without con sideration for modesty or health, she added. mTfftNATIONAl. NfWS MML Right. Rev. Alma White, Who Makes Charges. U. S. PLANS FOR WOMAN BISHOP EUROPE WAIT By GEORGE R. HOLMES, InternaliontiI Hervlre. The United States will make no definite move in the European sit uation until it can he seen whether the allied premiers in their meet ing at Paris next week can adjust the differences which have kept Europe in economic foment for three years. If the premier* again fHll to agree upon German reparations and other controversial problem*, and FOR RIGHTS By BISHOP ALMA WHITE. Only Woman Bishop in the United State*. (Copyright. 1 >22. by Cosmopolitan NVwn ScrvlM.) NEW YORK, Dec. 80.?American women In 19?3 muit be prepared to battle anew for their freedom. They should make a resolution to that effect. I would suggest tho following outline: As women, we will fight for the right to sit In legislative halls. To take our rightful place aa (Continued on Page 2. Column 4.) 1 (Continued on Page 3, Column ?.) Is Denounced as "Detestable Sect of Crazy Puritans" by L'lntransigeant. . PARIS, Dec. 30.?The American Ku KIux Klan will have a difficult time gaining a foothold in Franre, according to Parisian newspapers today. Advices from New York had quoted "Imperial Giant" Edward Young Clarke as saying that a movement was on foot to extend the organization all over the world and that he soon would open headquarters in London. Ridicules Organimation. "The Amerlran Ku KIux Klan will not find any welcome In con tinental Europe" said the Echo de Paris. "It is an organisation of such character an Is not wanted on this side of the Atlantic." "It is a detestable w>ct of crazy puritans" said L'Intranslgeant. "They are responsible for assassina tions, burnings and destruction of churchea filled with religious treasures. It is a mysterious society, working in the dark, com mitting crimes for. which the perpetrators are never punished." European newspapers of late hsve been filled with dispatches from the TTnlted States detailing the activities of the Ku KIux Klan. Clarke Claims Fascisti Pact In Italy; Answers Catholic Plan Attack By International New* Service. ATLANTA. Oh., Dec. 30.?E. Clarke's announcement of the plan to extend the Ku KIux Klan to Europe and remove the ban on Catholics led to an attack upon him today by F. L. Savage, the imperial klalliff and former private detective who is the right hand man of Imperial Wizard l)r. TV. Evans. Clarke spilled the beans, said Savage in a statement to reporters. He declared the Imperial giant's announcement was "unauthorized" and that "(Slant Clarke had gone off half cocked." "These plans were not ready for announcement to the public," Klal liff Savage said. "The Imperial officers have been overlooked." Clarke proceeded to lay the ad vertislng ground work for his cam paign of Klan salesmanship across the sea. Ho waved a Witch of letters before a group of reporters and said they were invitations from the leaders of the fascisti movement In Italy to make an alliance with the organisation now dominating that country. "We have been In touch with the Italian leaders for some time," he said, "and the fact that the facisti will Join us In establishing the Klan In Italy at once Insures the success of our venture in that country." He would not reveal the contents of the letters or name their sign ?rs With reapect to the campaign In England, he Intimated the Klan David Lloyd George WRITING FOR THE Maafairmtfln ffimeg-Hmdft and all other Hearst newspapers Discusses the most Important cents and crises in Europe. In >??? next Sunday's cable the former Prime Minister of England dis- Tomorrow's ? cusses the outlook for peace in Europe, scores France's policies, Timties- Herald and praises American statesmanship in 1922. Read it in- ???