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The Evening Journal
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LATE NEWS EDITION
THIRTY-FIFTH YEAR. NO. 132
WILMINGTON, DELAWARE. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1922
TWO CENTS.
16 PAGES.
I EARTHQUAKE, TIDAL WAVE IN SOUTH AMERICA,
I BAYARD LEADS FOR SHORT TERM SENATOR
I BAM HAS
I 42 MAJORITY
II IN COUNT IIP
TO AFTERNOON
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OfficiaJ, Canvass Completed
• Today for City and Part
of Rural New Castle
County
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DUPONT STARTED DAY
WITH MAJORITY OF 14
With all of the Representative
districts of the city of Wilmington
and five of the fen In rural New
Castle county tabulated by the
Judges of the Superior Court sitting
as the Board of Canvass at 2 o'clock
this afternoon, the total vote Indl
rated that Thomas F. Bayard,
Democrat, had been elected to thei
Unlted States Senate for both the
short and full terms. The return«
as tabulated from the fen Represen
tatlve districts of New Castle county
showed the following vote:
t
FV
Bayard, 18,699.
duPont, 21,054.
When court adjourned for lunch
at 1.15 o'clock, it wae said that the
the vote in the remaining five Repre
sentatlve districts, from the lower
part of New Castle couny, would be
finished early this afternoon. The
unofficlal returns from these dis
trlct« gave Bayard 260.8 votes and
duPont 212*. Theee figures, with
those of the districts canvassed so
far. would indicate a total vote of
21.802 for Bayard and 28,183 for
duPont in New Caetle. The official
returns from Kent and Sussex coun
ties gave Bayard 1923 and duPont
1881. These figures with those from
this city and county would Indicate
electlon of Bayard to th© short
term by a majority of 42 votes.
Running totals kept by one of the
offlclal tabulators show Bayard ns
, having a majority for the whole
the
(Contlnued on Page Twelve.)

FARMER'S HORSE
FIRE WRECKED
s
Sheldons Driven Out When
Blaze Destroys Mill
Creek Property
FIREMEN BALKED
BY LACK OF WATER
Flre of mysterious origin destroy
ed the 18-room farmhouse of Blwood
Sheldon, near Falrvlew schoolhouse.
the road between White Clay
on
Creek and Ebenezer Church.
Creek hundred, about 4.30 o'clock
No estimate of the
. . . , ..... . c
dwelling, said to be Insured for »8.
500, and almost It* entire content*.
including about 250 bushels of pota-jof
foe, in the cellar 'were destroyed,
Only a pile of debris marks where
the large house stood. 'The only
things saved were a few piectx, of
furniture which members of the fam
fly and farm hand, carried out be
fore the flame, drove them to safety,
The fire companies at Newark,
Five Points. Elsmere and Newport
were summoned by Mrs. Harry Wirt,
night telephone operator .t Hoc
kessln, but they could could Vlo little
their arrival because of the lack
of water and ; .he great advance ab
ready made bj the flames.
(Contlnued on Page Twelve.)
TODAY'S TI MPI UATURU
At The Evening Journal Office.
8 00 A M.. 41 12.01 P. M .58
10 00 A.M...47 ,.oo P. M... 60
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this morning.
damage could bo given out. but the
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SI X AND TIDE.
Sun rl*4 s • • • •
Sun sets.
.. .6.4« A. M.
. .. .4.48 P. M.
Head of CIpHstlana.
HKth water. . 4.45 A. M. 5.14 P. M
I.ow water ..12.00 A. M. 12.40 P. M.
PAIR OF TORTOISE RIMMED I
GLASSES. between Twelfth and
^^rn'.o'jacJbB^;, W.nffi.
novll-lL
(Contlnucd on Page Fifteen.)
LOST.
St.
THE RED CROSS IS THE WORLD'S HEART OF HEARTS! JOIN IT!
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ONE KILLED.
0NEMISSIN0,
! OIL TANKER
IS WRECKED
Sun Ship Co. Worker Hand
ling Torch Near Oil
Fumes Is Blown to
Bits
WILMINGTON SHAKEN
BY MORNING BLAST
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On* man was blown to pieces, one
man Is missing, two were seriously
burned and sixteen others sustained!
minor injuries when gas that had
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accumulated In the bulkhead of the
oil tanker J. N. Pew. in the Sun Ship-j
building yards at Chester, exploded j
at 5 o'clock this morning.
Acetylene torches which were be
jng used by the twenty men working;
in the tanks burning off'rivet heads,
fired the heavy gas tluft had been
generated In the bulkhead by oil.
.... .
Gorge Hunter was Instantly killed ,
by the blast and Harry Schley Is
mlaelnJr
,
It is not known whether]
Schley was blown to bits or whether |
his body is tangled in the wreckage.
both of Chester, were severely burn
od and are in a tfrlou. condition la
the Chester Hospital.
Thtuforce of the explo.lon blew out
the entire end of the tanker and also
damaged another boat, the Pawney.
which was In the next dock. Officia s
have not ascertained the amount of
damage
The concussion of the explosion
was heard and felt In South Wll
mlngton. In Chester plate glass
window and windows In private
horn#« were sheltered. The damage
to th© stores and homes alone will
amount to aeveral thousand dollars,
It was at first thought here that
all explosion had occurred at one of
the plants of the duPont Company.
The J. N. Pew, called the pride of
(Continued on Page Twelve)
NIGHT BLAZE
ROOTS FAMILY
Mysterious Fire Damages
Dr Battisto's Home at
Midnight Hour
WOOD IN CELLAR
FOUND BURNING"
Fire o? mysterious origin- routed
from their beds the family ofe Co
lombd D1 Battlsto, 723 Union street,
at 11.30 o'clock last night. William
streets, who was passing In an aulo
[mobile saw- smoke issuing from an
cellar window and sent In a
still alarm. Engine Company No, 6
ond ,. d and PxUnglllahpd thp
blaze, which was confined to a pile
boxes and wood. The loss
amounted to about »10.
The home of Jane Weston, colored,
607 Tatnall street, wa© damaged to
the amount of »50. yesterday after
noon, by fire of undetermined origin.
Th- b'aze was extinguished by
glne Company No. 2. In response:
to an alarm.
An overheated stove In the home'
of Luke StAfford, 1406 Thatcher
street, early last night, resulted In.
damages estimated at »25. The fire
wa© extinguished by district com
STOTT MISSION MIV SOPIITT
mom MISSION sorihTT.
Tho monthly business and social
m**Un* of Scott Standard Bearer,
win hc h(,d at ,h «' bornent Mrs.
^ lllian Cooper, Venona Apartments,
J02 West Sixth street on next Tues
dlv evening. »
remng are Misses Marlon
Millis Marjorie Sard Beatrice Orif
fith and Mrs. Lillian Cooper.
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open
Devotions will be In charge of
Miss Edith Anderson. The hostesses
for the
FA LONE CASK CONTINUED.
Joseph Falone, a young
white
man charged with improper conduct
by a young girl, hid his case oon
tlnued In City Court today until nfxt
Friday. The case was continued*,!.
jthe request of Assistant City Sollcl
tor P. Warren Green.
ICITÏ SILENT
AS TRIBUTE
TO HEROES
Armistice Anniversary An
nounced by Siren; Citi
zens Stand in Streets
LAY NEW WREATHS
ON BRIDGE MEMORIAL
With a dramatic blaet
from a
powerful siren, at 11 o'clock, fol
lowed by a minute of silent medl
jfatlon by thousands In honor of
those who fell In the World War and
then by a chorus of whistles and j
church bells, celebration of the
fourth anniversary of Arlhlstlce Day
began In Wilmington this morning
During the "minute of silence."
man> . ,l ' rn,,< T bark ,lla '
morning in 1*18, when word ca.ne
flfuth j n g f r0 m the battle front In
Fran( , p , hat , hp wor , t „„fl,,., Thp
wf>rld had #VPr known PndPd
and had ended In victory for the
United Slates and Ita Allies.
Signal for the celebration was
[sounded by the siren of the Wilming
ton Provision Company. It «-as a
long-drawn mournful note. It atruck
n the aIr prom p„y at thp an .
nounced hour. In few portions of
tbp p ., y trad j c officers halted all ve
hlolpg but ln „there unfortunately,
1JttJe hppd wgg pa , d to Ihp
of the American
_ laf ed wreaths on the memorial
L bW| on thB Washington street Me
'morlal Brldsr th. rewmon, 5eln|
a( . companlpd by reading of the I-eg
and concludln , adth thp
. oundl __ „f "tans''
The d wag ob * PrvPd a
, hp
I In Newark t^L
. .. " . , h .
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J* b .. „ . .
| « Wo,f ?. " aH Frater naJ organisa
, on ** e * ernn# l . r ^° r '
If 1 *" ^ ar8 ' American J^g on. Indua
j trlal I >la nt8 and achool children par
j ,lc,pata< V ' rh * " rran K ame " t " f * r
,hf celebration were under the «ui
P lcM ot ,he of tha ( hamber of Cora
merce.
Armistice Day will come to a close
In Wilmington with a military dance j
In the Hotel duPont and a com
munity dance and band concert In
from * of the Public Building to
night. Mayor Harvey will prob
ably make a brief address. Parties
and dances In celebration of the
event will be held in homes and by
organizations throughout the city.
In connection with the observance
of Armistice Day the Mercantile Sec
tion of the Chamber of Commerce
(Continued on Page Twelve.)
.
DEL. ASSEMBLY
DRIER THAN EVER
I
Prohibitionists Count 10 to
12 in Senate; 21 to 27 in
House
OFFSFT RY RDYPF
Urrot I US I rSU I Lt
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assembles In January will be drier
'han ever. It was announced today
by the Rev. E. C. Prettyman, *ec
r tary of the st#p Antl . SaIoon
, 5
En-I^ 118 ; , „ , . ,
-' lr ' Pretty mon also declared that
while the election ot Thomas F.
"»V««' " s ' >na ' or wa " a ka,n ot
«""> vote In Washlgton by the wets,
it did not reveal the true sentiment
of Delaware on the liquor question
because of the o\erwhelm ng ma
for Congress
tor t ongre. s. ...
After commenting upon the elec
tlon a, a whole In 'hr ''nltcd 8tate,
from the viewpoint of he prohlbl
tlo n Interests. Mr Prettyman said:
"In Delaware, while the election of
Mr. Rivard Is triumph for the aeso
clktlon Against the Prohibition
Xmendment, It cannot be pointed to
as revealing the wet and dry senti.
ment In the State because of the
overwhelming majority of Judfce \vil
Ham H. Boyce, who 1* known to b*
BAYARD'S VOTE
Delaware's next Legislature, which
dry.
"The next Delaware Legislature
Continued on Page Fiver
D. O. K. li. DANCE
Tonight. 9 to 12. Pythian Castle.
Prizes. The KIMMET ORCHESTRA.
—Adv.
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SERMON FOR
RED CROSS
State Chapter Hopes to En
roll Thousands in Sun
day Drive
lATTADTCDC TA '
JUUmV 1 EKo 1U
DL' AmfU All nAV'
DIj Ur Ell ALE UAY
Join the Red Cross
War, fire, flood and peslilench.
no matter whether the calamity
be In this country or abroad, the j
Red Cross Is the first humanl
j! tarian agency called upon.
I Watch for the Red Cross
I
Tomorrow will be Red Cross Sun
dav throughout the nation
day throug out the '
From every pulpit where the ap
peal of President Harding Is heeded
and wherever the clergyman has
worker on Sunday afternoon
and Join the Red Cross for the
year 1923. •
.hat
that Interest in 'he
prompt him t</ heed the pleas of the
greatest of f h n,,>rioa " c h ha ^ ,ab ' e n ° r ;
f anizatl0na ' th " e wl11 b * *.
in some church sermons and in the
various meetings, memlon mad« of
the sixth annual roll call of the Red
his appeal for memberships
, liar
' ^uing ä slmPar petUlon
l' P> V Wk
th , e „ Clt ' Ze , n8 °/ Dplaware ,0 g<,t back
of the drive for members.
Wilmington m organised for the
Ca "? pal * n ' ba * ol
nothing remains now but the hour of
the, * h,b î* 1 '" k ,h ,'* m C '* > ro ^
from two '® °^ k 1 o
«hnwln» - mum- worker* have
| %£*££ ^UTeZl'Uln.
memberships and have mariy enroll
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(Continued on Page Twelve.)
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GAS CONSUMPTION
BROKE RECORD.
manufactured ghs last
i"" . « .
e."n
326.000,000,000 cubic feel, a
creas '" ?!L L^nT'foe? over
and -0.000.000.000 feet o\er .
according to the third annual J»urye>
^He ga* utllltle* of the l nlte«!
Stale*, Just completed by the Amerl
can Gas Association. An analysis of
the per capita consumption of gas
for the last 2X> years shows that the
per capita Increase for the 10-year
period of 1901 to 1911 was 30 per
cent., while for the period of 1911
to 1921 It was 80 per cent.
Cross.
President Harding yesterday 1s
to
DELAWARE CROPS
Estimated There Will Be
Total of 5,310,000 Bushels
of Com
BUMPER CROP OF
SWEET POTATOES
Som© Interesting figures have been
'nnounced by the U. 8. Department
of Agriculture on crops In Delaware
!h,a y * >ar ' The Delaware corn crop
l* estimated at 5.210,000 hush Is
compared with
lAsvt year and an average of 8.742,
000 for the five previous years. The
average yield la given at 38 bushfbl^
to th© «ere.
bushels
6 . 548.000
this year Is estimated at 137,000
The buekwheat crop In Delaware
bushels cotnpared with 98.000 last !
year. The Irish potato crop is eatl
mated a; 960.000 bushel©,
age yield of 96 bushels to an acre,
The «weet poiato crop is estimated
'at 1 700 000 bushels nearly twice the
six«' of the crop raised last year
and the average yield is 171 bushels.
The Delaware apple crop Is esil
mated at 980.000 bushels which Is
about 9S r of a * f ,,„ rro) , Th «
, r WHg , )Ut g K 0 00 bush
p|g DeIaware - a pPar cr0 p 1s esti
ma ted nt 108.000 bushela «rad grapes
n aver
6.0.000 pounds. _
II A D „rDC
ACCUSE SIX BARBERS
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rvp I IHI ATIVEJ I AW
UI MUDaiimi ^M|,,
On complaint of William R
Seward. president of the Barbers'
Proleetlvo Association. Magistrate
Stradley this morning Issued war
rants to Constable leidig for the ar
rest of six Wilmington barbers who
are alleged to bo conducting the har
ber business without first securing a
The offense being a vlola
night at 8 o'clock,
Those for whom warrants were ,i
""«'d ar e- Michael Mon r.i. 81^ Du
Pont street Dominick Inno. 625 I.ln
CO | n g , rPP (. Vincent Cupo 802 Mary
tend avenue: Joseph A. Cuzzo. 802
Maryland avenue; Peter Anlomfili.
502 ptrppt and p om | n iek
Manno. »»4 West Second street.
nvkn THm -TîTcSP 8SSINT
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Pa., who «aid he was a wa^
sentenced tp pay a fine of |5 and
ooiti In City Court today on a
charge of trespass. It was testified
that Skinner when ejected from the
roudhouse of th© Pennsylvania
Railroad Company, threatened to
blow» up the structure. *
Skinner informed Judge Hastings
that h© was making hi© way smith
to ship from a southern port.
license.
lion of the law as set forth in Chap
ter 33. Section 11. Article 930. Laws
of Delaware. Hearings will be held
at' the magistrate's office Tuesday
f OR MEETING
OF EDUCATORS
Vice-President Coolidjfe to
Address Convention in
Wilmington
UNDER AUSPICES OF'
TOWER HILL SCHOOL
0 1 n.ted States, is one of the many
Calvin Coolldge, vice-president of
[the Association of Colleges and Pre
[prominent speakers on the program
for the 36th annual convention of
paratory Schools of the Middle
States and Maryland, which will be
held In this city under the auspices
of Tower Hill School Friday ami Sat
unlay. December 1 and 2. The con
ventlon will bring together an as
ssmblage of distinguished educators
*uch as Wilmington probably never
has had before, the convention h.av
ln S been Induced to meet In Wll
mlngton through the Influence of Dr.
,ohn D - »hilton, headmaster of
To "" r 1,111 School.
One of the features of the eonven
on wl " ba a dlnn, ' r on ,h, ' ,v * nin »
of December 1 at the Hole' duPont.
' U Whlrh ,he ' 1 ' , ' akfr " w111 delude
Governor Willig» D. Denney, of
Deiawtr*. Governor W llllam C.
1 Sproiil, of Pennsylvania, Bishop
hll|p r<Jok| Gpnpral H.
Brandholtz, of the les
Army. Dr. Joseph H Odell,
director of the Service Citizens of
I Delaware, and Archibald Rut'edge
At - ' he Friday mcrnln^ session
(Continued on Page Twelve.)
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ï F \'EW 4 R li
llll/ijlj T IC/ »I .*TlAI\
»tterno'.M
According to Mr. Grubb th* road
- a >' will be thrown open to all ve
hides In a few days, the cement not
having set sufficiently to allow heavy
mac hlne« and team* to pas* over It |
at thlg T he road would have
been comp eted several week* a,go
but ow lng to the delay of the Baltl-I
m0I> an ^ Ohio Railroad Company
j n erecting the new overhead bridge.!
the roadwork could not be completed
(until now. -
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For Clover Dairy Safe Milk phone
1540-1541.—Adv. *
ROAD NOW OPEN
County
Charlce E.
Engineer
Grubb announced that the roid be
tween Roseville and Newark on the
Lincoln highway had bee^ thrown
open to light vehlcls traffic at noon |
today. The opening of this road was)
appreciat'd by hundreds who mo
tored to Newark to witness Hie Del
aware-! averford football canto this
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CHILI SHAKEN,
NO CASUALTIES
ARE REPORTED
Angora Refuses to Confirm
NEAR EAST IS
Pasha's Plan of Allied
Occupation
SULTAN REFUSES
TO SEND RESIGNATION
PARIS. Nov- 11 (Unted Pressl.—
The Near Eastern situation became
deadlocked with the Turkish N*-l
tlonsl* contl mil nf defiance of the AM
lit* today, according to Advice« h-ere
The Angora govcrnment rejeced
tha plan negotiated between Refs:
Pssha. Turk commander, and the
Allied high commlssionere to con
ciliate Allied occupation of Constan
tinople and taking over of the civil
admlnietration by the Kemallsts.
Echo de Pars declared It learned.
A dispatch from Constantinople to
the Agence Radio, declared the all
uatlon further complicated by the
refusal of the SuMan to obey the
Angora government's command to
resign. '
1 The Sultan still conelders himself!
Chief of s»#.0#«.«n0 Mussulmen. hi.
'eecretary announced accord.nc t0 1
theee dispatches.
,» '* \':T r * 0O t
pl«n Of Pefet Pash, and A led rCp
resentatlve, provided for Allied mill
ter,- occupation of Constantinople.
Continued on Page Five. i
SEES RETURN
OF PROSPERITY
Prof. Bullock Tells Business
Men Upward Trade Tend- |
ency Is Evident
TELLS RESULTS
OF HIS SURVEY
Business in the l nlted States now
Is definitely on an upward trend and
will so continue for two to three
years at.least declared Professor
fharles J Bullock, cha rman of the
Committee on Economic Research ;
of Harvard l nlverslty. It* an address
to between 400 and 500 bankers and
business men In the Hotel duPont ;
ball room last night. :
Professor Bullock, who Is regarded
one of the most d stmgulshed au
thorltiws on trade conditions living.
.poke under the auspice, of the Wll
mlngton Trust Company, of which
Henry P. Scott la president. His
audience ,*st night was composed ot
many of the city's lea.l ng financial
nn( j business men It filled the ball
room and wa« enthusiastic In Its ap
predation of his analysis of conditions
At the conclusion of the address It
arose en masse and expressed 4 Its
thanks by a hearty round of ap
P ,a,IM ' Numerous women were no
ticed In the throng. •
.
the special production. Jack liolt. in
'On the H gl h Sea, at the Queen.
and Harold Lloyd. In Grandma»
at the 100 **
night. See page 15 today.
"Business Cycles and Our Position
In the Present One." was the title of
Professor Bullock's addre©«.
He
demonstrated that by keeping accu
rate data and-the application ot cer
tain scientific methods such cycles
can be not only definitely measured,
hut their frequency and probable
duration estimated with approximate
accuracy,
Mr. Scott, In Introducing Prof.
Bullock referred to the Biblical tale
of Joseph and "the seven fat and
(Continued on Page Twelve.)
SF.E THE MOVIES MONDAY.
Invitations to the Movies are ex
tended to six persons today through
our
ment.
advs. and If your name Is there come
to the Journal office and receive free
tickets for two (war tsx paid) to see
Claasified Advertising Depart
Look through the classified
Cable Communication
to Brazil, Uruguay,
Argentina, and All
Points South of An to
fastaga. Chili, Sev
ered By Tremors of
Hours Duration .
Early Reports Indi
cate Damage at Val
para iso.
NEW YORK, Nov. 11.—
com
munication to Brazil, Uruguay,
Argentina and all points south
Antofagasta,
ed b an and
# a n a
tidal wave, the All-American
Cab , e Compan/a office here
r
nounced today.
they had no details,
Chile, has been
an
Official* of the company said
The mes
sage saying a tidal wave accom
panied the shock, came from
Antofagasta.
Telegraph communication be
yond that point is also severed.
WASHINGTON. Not. ll._(Unlted
1 P r 2ftÿ—VeHflcsÜ0n of reports oi
violent earthquake tremors In Chile
were recorded on the seismograph at
a nvn he „ today , Th<J . hockJ
of dreftt vlolenc ,
were almost con
, lnuoug from „ 4i &clo( . k ,„ t n i rh{
until 4 o'clock thle morning tq the
Georgetown station.
URGE GENEROUS
SID FOR SCHOOLS
SANTIAGO, Chill, Nor. 11 —
(United Press).—Chile was shaker
Continued on Page Five.
State Teachers Commend
Progress Made in Educa
tion in Delaware
Special to The Ev.nlng Journal,
DOVER, Nov. 11.—After the most
successful and beneficial
n ,h e history of th* organization
he two-day session of the State
TWO-DAY SESSION
ENDS AT DOVER
convention
day afternoon. The AseoclaUon at
lta flnaI .«»sion adopted resolution*
commending the progress made bv
I)pIaware ln Educat ional lines the
| a „ fpw VPam
Hugh 8. Magill, general eecretary
of thP i n i Pr natlonal Council Rellg
i 0Ui Education, entertained the Aa
sociatlor» with an address on "A
(Continued on Page Nine.)
SEARCH CITY FOR
MISSING GIRLS
The Bureau of Police and local
Greek residents have been asked to
assist in the finding of two glrla. re
cently arrived in Philadelphia from
Athens. Greece, who disappeared
yesterday while out for a walk and
are feared to have been kidnapped.
The girls are Catharine Dendl
hanld. aged 20 year*, and Vajehla
Faroma, agod 17 years. Neither of
them speaks English and. according
to the description
police, are each about
inches taTl. of medium build and
attired In black coat», dark dresses
and black felt hats.
The police have alao been request
ed to aid in the search for Albert
Miller, aged 17 years, a Philadel
phia High School boy, who ran away
yesterday from his home, 621 North
Sixty-third street, that city.
furnished the
5 feet 3
Waterman
Pencil»
Pens. Eng. Free. Brofsky'a, 825 Mkt.
—Adv.
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