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GIBLTEEUSK OJP IN COURT ~ Continuance of preliminary hear ing in tWcase -of Policeman Ray mond Whitfield, suspended from ighe Sixth precinct since his arrest ona serious charge pre ferred by a 19-year-old girl, was [granted the defense by Assistant JJnited States District Attorney Joseph C. Bruce in police court today. - ~ The policemalf win be arraigned Mm the statutory charge September ’!• In the United States branch of Jhe court, it was decided after the qgirf, Hallie Nuckols, of 733 Ala dMna Are. 8. EL, had agreed. The .young girl tearfully told her story in court today. • - - - * Whitfield Is at- liberty In 11,000 bond which he furnished yesterday 'shortly after bo was arrested at ■ (Continued on Page 27, dumaH) & ' J AMERICAN LEAGUE ~ [ FIRST GAME itarfm • hIMf WMM—MSMi 2 Brothers Win Fight Trip, Third In Race When Frank Cockrell, Alexandria fireman, won one of The ,Times and Sunday Herald ringside, seats to the heavyweight championship battle, September 23, he started something in the family of > three brothers. 1 ja nasur fliKmm CRfflftlOEß HURLS ■ST SOX WASHINGTON BOSTON McNeely, If. Tobin, rs. Rice. rs. Rigney, m.' Goslin.cf. Jacobson, est Myer, ss. Rosenthal, If. Judge, lb. Regan. Sb. sTHarrti, Jb. Todt; lb. Ruel, c. ' Haney, 3b. Reeves, 3b. . Gaston, e. Crowder, p. Wlltse, p. Umpires Fvsiih and Ormsby. BOSTON. Mass., Sept. 3.—Clear and cool, with two games to play was today’s program for the Griffs and Red Sox. A fair-sized throng turned out to see the bargain offer ing and Ungle Nick Altrock’s antics with his partner, AJ Schacht were received with'much applause: . . (Continued on Page 27. Column 3) -4- “Eddie’* Cockrell, of the same engine company, and a memoer of the Crystal and Virginia Athletic Clubs won his free fight ticket today. And since the two brothers weren’t quarantined, Thomas J. Cockrell has caught the fever. “Eddie” is a four sports man, e member of the Virginia and Ciystal Athletic Clubs and plays footbaii in the frosty fall days with the In dependents, a local eleven. Tty* three brothers are all members cf Engine Company No. 5, Alexandria (Continued on Page 2, Column 7.) THE WEATHER Official <T. S. Weather Boreas Report Cloudy to- night Prob ably showers fiSfa. Saturday; no M id change in tern- Jff perature; east and northeast winds. Temperature yester day—Highest, 89; lowest, 64. APVErriStMtWT •TAS round trip to Norfolk and :>!d Point, via ». F A P. and Richmond, Holiday. Beptamber < ■ ' - • ' > ‘ y’ • . ;, ■* '■ f WASHING WWES n \ H K—\JT., ,x r . isi.*jAk.'.. ■ rd-Ki "nT_ ' ■ <-' - - ' Ji . • ' /• .V* ' - a ./ . ... .jZ, ~ E 1,.,. ?. A . v | NO. 13.650 Merchant Held In Mellett Slaying ☆☆☆☆' ☆ ☆ , ☆ UIIDOCT ClllPim IP Ull l PI IIC Bwllllili 1 '■lllOiiill lil III!I j fni 111 lIUIIUL U UUIUiUL IU IIHLL ULUL W NOT EKEO TO POU SASrtJSia baSr reached here a* noon «n ronte to Monywoo®. - ~■•■ ■ Br laternotienel XfM Service NEW YORK, dolph Valentino and Pola Negri- were not engaged, but the famous moVie star refused to deny the reported romance because “it will help Pola,” the New York Evening Jour nal stated today. ‘ Disclosed By Doctor “This startling disclosure,” the newspaper continues, “was made today despite Pole’s dash across the continent to the bier of the great screen lover, despite her tearful collapse at the funeral, despite her vow that ‘I can never love again.* “It was made by Dr. Sterling C. Wyman, who was Miss Negri’s constant attendant during her stay in New York. Doctor Wyman said these facts were given to him by S. George Ullman, Valen tino’s manager and friend, who, strangely enough, was among the first to affirm public reports of the engagement. “Ullman told him, Doctor Wy man states, that there was no foundation for the talk of an en- ----- - i'>>h ———————— . . ....... ’ ——— —!-■ 1 u p i , . i. ■ ■ ~■■ ■ , i■■ ■ | •jffßMff ii : j ± . 11 Rm ■ = ■MJE KQ MB-Wil 4*, . ’» iV7 4 X IJial BgWw* V;x^MWWhIB RWwffß /r AX .WtKmMbeing jammed I SHjfl Street cars, j ArJr Jr ir - ''■ K X smMBBBBI^MMMMEB^HBMOBMHEBBB^^WISBgf : ' -Im* g ■BBHBMMBBHBBBBBMBBHBBBBMBPBBBBBHMBB^BBBB^^$w. : «s.<^> : >;.si ssh®s gwO »» — .ill. HMHOI.II i>j»»«.liM«i »l nil— i |>M , >ii...a,n 11l > I I ■■ !. ( .!11..1 V . j I ■ I THIS PHOTO-DIAGRAM shows how the automobile of Mrs. Emma T. Mee- ( han, of 300 M St. S. W. t was in collision with a street car at Third and H I..Su£.wbu' JgayamgßP* ■aagAg., X, , ■ , , . Itaterrd as Becend-Class Matter at Fsstotflce at Washington, D. <V They Weren't Engaged! I- !'■: T , "l , *.' , ' , g' , :^ffl'^,,!.'* .' > ’■ "" «■ ■ B 1 * MB - R r 1 ' vßftgSißiiMlliM ' ■■ Wi x-> \ " z.<S <: - J@k wTRRRBHRHBIMRRRBJw^,JK' IRtt RMHHHHRRHRNRRHRRMRRRNHMRHRHNMMdi^MR^*^^M^ ; fflt RUDOLPH VALENTINO and Pola Negri were not engaged, according to Dr. Sterling C. Wyman, physician who attended the movie actress during her visit to New York. He said the facts were given hin> by S. George Ullman, Valentino's manager and friend. Ullman is al leged to have said that Valentino, ’ on learning of pub lished rumors regarding the betrothal, replied, **Well, that's news to me, but let rumors fly if they will help Pola.” t !'— •■ ■ <" ’ gagement between , the screen’s most romantic stars. Ullman IM< said to have remarked: “ Ts there was any engagement, then Rudy and I knew nothing about it.’ . ,- “Ullman made this revelation during a conversation with the* physician two days Doctor WOMAN MOTORIST HURT IN CRASH WITH STREET CAR WASHINGTON > mDAY, feEPTEMBER 8, 1926’ Wyman said. “Ullman told me he had asked ,Rudy about the- engagement, as it was reported in the newspapers,” the physician related., Valentino, according to Ullman, repliedt i , • , ‘‘Well, that’s, news to me, ,but (Continued on Page 27, Column 1) jsaa. three MERCHANT HELD IS SLAYER LiMuxrt. S , Sa- Ben Rudnetj Massillon, Ohio, hardware merchant, today was arrested on<*. first-degree mur der charge in connection with the' seVen-week-old Don R. Mellett assassination. The former bootlegger and inmate of Atlanta penitentiary was taken into custody in Mas sillon, seven miles from here, where lie operates retail hardware business. County authorities made the (Continued on Page 27, Column 2> Children All Lotted Playful Dr. Hall What tllarnwnti hj Mr». Elaanar Mills to her fatal lava for tho rtov. Edward Hall? In "My Story” Charlotto Mills, daughtsr of tho woman victim of the Hall-Mills murder, discloses the sig nificant background of the moot famoiu murder mystery in Ameri can .criminal history, - By CHARLOTTI MILLS Daughter ot Slain Choir Singer Copyright. 19M, Famous Features Syndicate, Inc. *. About the time when Dan was just beginning school and I was around 9 or 10, things seemed to get a little happier at (Continued on Page 2, Column 5.) FOLLOWING THE ORIGINAL COLLISION, Mrs. Meehan’s car swerved into the path of another street car, and was demolished, as the picture Mrs. Meehan was taken iwd eendftfem W "*1 ~ i? ffinn *-*—s- *~ * i| iM IF'— Hny | Ji! In mh I I ■■Mi JJkiJLnll R JRRL Jkßj CENTS| Involves Stevens 1..- • —Photo by International REV. PAUL HAMORSKY ALLEGING THAT Henry Stevens, brother of Mrs. Frances Stevens Hall, made threats, Rev. Paul Hamorsky swore *to an af fidavit that resulted in Henry Stevens being taken away from his fishinc and brought to Somer ville, N. J., for questioning rela tive to what he knows of the Hall-Mills murder. EMPLOTED HTHALL By Avwv , SOMWWILLE, N. J., Sept. 3.—A possibility- that the mys terious death of Miss Agnes Breseale, a nurse, in 1923, might have some connec tion with the murders of the Rev. Edward W. Hall and Mrs. Eleanor Mills, was being run down by investigators today. Nurse For Carpender Miss Brezeale whose death was ascribed to suicide at the time, was nurse Henry B. Carpen der while the latter was a patient in the Middlesex county hospital during the sessions of the Somer set county grand jury which re fused to indict Mrs. Frances S. Hall, Carpender’s cousin. , Body Found in Creek Both Mrs. Stevens and Carpender, together with her brother, “Willie’’ Stevens, are now held for the mur ders. , The girl’s body was discovered in the shallow Water ot a creek a month after she disappeared. x The discovery followed a tele phone call to the New Brunswick police by a man' who said a gttrs body was lying in the water. This man’s identity was never learned. There were certain mysterious features about Miss BreauUe a death, which inspired detectives to work on the case. One of these was that the girl’s hat was never (Continued on bare 2. Column 1.).