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July New Haven and vicinity: Fair tonight; Tuesday partly cloudy. Conditions favor for this vicirdty fair weather and not much chang-e in temperature followed by increasing cloudiness ort Tuesday. t - AND EVENING FAR3LIKR. VOL. 57NO. 170ESTs. 1790 Entered as second class matter at the post office at Bridgeport, Conn.. under the act of 1379 BlaDGEPORT; CONN.,. TUESDAY, JITLY 19, 1921 Subscriptfon rates by mail: Daily S6.00 per 'year. Cone month. Dans 50 cents. 119 Fairfield dime.. Bridgeport PRICE TWO CENTS , 0.-'.:Ì.':t.p...-:'-.-'f,:tir ilí ,t Ao elleve Ja,pan To Um ualifiedly Acce it Entvitttion I No More Inquiries to Be Addressed to Washington --Weight of Public Opinion in japan May Force Premier Hara to Attend Conference Question of Bearing Expense of Parley Agi tatink Officials. -- Tokio, July I9That Japan will unqualifiedly accept Presi lent Harding's invitation to the Washington conference and that no further inquiries Will be addressed to Washington prior to such acceptance, seemed apparent today, following a meeting of the Cabinet. - The Asahi and other Japanese news-0. Tapers agree with the statement car- , tied by the Nippon Dempon News .agency Union which said: ay Bring. "Japall is satisfied with the Ameri pearl attitude, She is willing to settle tall matters that may come up at the tonference.4 , Although weight of public opinion uit To Get Fray fiarce Premier Hare. to head the 'Japanese delegation to the conference, the fact that he does not speak Eng- License Refund kish would make his choice "unfor tunate," according to an opinion etx- . Tressed by a member of the cabinet - In the interview. Because of uneasiness and, impa Washington, July 19That Japan tience expressed by a number of 'May clearly understand the attitude et the United State.. with regard to Bridgeport ex-liquor dealers due to the forthcoming disarmament confer- the failure to receive refunds on li enoe. the whole matter has been censes paid in at the time the prothoroughly- discussed by Secretary of hibition law went into effect on July tqtate Hughes in informal conversa tions with Amba-ssador Shidehara, it 1, 1919, the matter of effect of pos svas learned officially today. This is sible suits against the country have In addition to the exchange of eom- brought the opinion from some tnunications with regard to the scope sources that such actions brought ef-the proposed conference. which has against the Fairfield County com been carried on through the Aniericart missioners might be successful to the 'Embassy at Tokio. - extent of a court order, telling the Along woth other problems con- commissioners to pay the fund. tlected vrith the proposed clisarma- And in the meantime the City of itnenit conference President Harding Bridgeport and the Fairfield county lend his cabinet today had for con- commissioners have done all within sideration the question of bearing the their power to settle the matter. 'burden of expense of the parley- There is no precedent to follow in Congressional authorization will be this case, and it is apparent that ac !necessary to secure t'he funds to op- tion, or rather lack of action upon erate tbe conference. and it is ex- the part of the State legislature has Ipected that the President will ask an Prevented the final solution of the appropriation for this purpose. but Problem. there is consideratble doubt as to The City some time ago turned Owbether the administratien in these over to the county commissioners the times of economy, will see fit to act City's share. This money in care of as host to the invited powers. the commissioners is on deposit Officials today forecasting that the drawing interest, and principal and 'conference expenses would be borne interest will no doubt ultimately be !by the tilðWiðtlAl 110NrerS. pointed out paid to those liquor dealers who that all of the Hague conferences have absolutely quit, and went out of 'been paid for by the participating' na- business, turning in their certificates 'lions. This also held true or the A simultaneously with the prohibition Wt C conference and other interne- law g-oing into effect The county tional parleys, including the Paris commissioners are prepared on reas peace conference. onable notice to pay the county's Round Table Big Feature 10f Local Club One of the Times staff discovered today that there is in existence in :Bridgeport a Round Table around "which gatber daily', not knights such ias made that of King Arthur famous, tut engineers, chemists, lawyers, mu wicians, foremen in factories, and in tact men and boys from all walks of t.fe, who develop comradeship and 'swap yarns. In speaking of it this club member said: "One of the interesting' customs of the University club, and one which is Frowing, is the bringing together of the men who go there to lunch, at the Round Table- At this round, ta tle every day men in all walks of life, from the boys just leaving col lege to the judge on the bench, in cluding engineers, chemists, lawyers, sausicians, foremen in factories and "many other lines of work not men tioned, sit down for their lunch, all 'at the same table and everybodY SKTIOWS everybody else- It is a club eith a round table which means 'something. for it is used every day. The graybeards and boys sit down ,together and swap college yarns. nliese yarns grow with every telling, (Continued on Page Six-) Late Telegraph 1Vews BELA KUN ARRESTED Copenhagen, July 19Bela Kun, former Hungarian com rrnunist leader was arrested in Lemberg on his arrival there .from the Moscow communist congress. according to a Lemberg 4espatch to the Berlingske Tidende toda:..,. The charge against jiim was that he was carrying plans for a communist rising in ROMANTIC IN PARIS Paris, July 49Adelbert Korfanty, Polish patriot and in Eurgent leader, arrived here Monday for a visit of several days, the purpose of which he did not reveal. In an interview he dis tussed the Polish situation and asserted the supreme .colincil of the League of Nations is the only agency through which an .equitable and lasting settlement of the Upper Silesian problem ,Ican be effected. t, FARMERS WIN ELECTIONS 6 Winnipeg, Man.. July I9Farmers swept Alberta in the 6 legislative elections Yesterday, according to returns today. Can didates sponsored by the non-partisan league, obtained 37 out ðit of 61 seats in the house. GENT. MARCH 1 ------- Cob lex.tz, July 19General Payton C. March, former chief ipt staff of the United States army arrived here Monday, Because of uneasiness and, impa tience expressed by a number of Bridgeport ex-liquor dealers due to the failure to receive refunds on li censes paid in at the time the pro hibition law went into effect on July 1, 1919, the matter of effect of pos sible suits against the country have brought the opinion from some sources that such actions brought against the Fairfield County com missioners might be successful to the extent of a court order, telling the commissioners to pay the fund. And in the meantime the City of Bridgeport and the Fairfield county commissioners have done all within their power to settle the matter. There is no precedent to follow in this case, and it is apparent that ac tion, or rather lack of action upon the part of the State legislature has prevented the final solution of the problem. The City some time ago turned over to the county commissioners the City's share. This money in care of the commissioners is on deposit drawing interest, and principal and interest will no doubt ultimately be paid to those liquor dealers who absolutely quit, and went out of business, turning in their certificates simultaneously with the prohibition law g-oing into effect The county commissioners are prepared on reas onable notice to pay the county's share, but no provision has been made as far as .can be discovered for the State's share to be paid. The total locally involved. is well into six figures, and a feeling is growing that at least those who did actually close up on midnight on June 30, 1919, should be paid without any further delay, that the money might be put in circulation at the present time of depression and rumblings are beginning to be heard in sever-al parts of the county. Committee of Chamber Meets To Discuss Bill A committee made up. of eight members of the Chamber of Com merce met at luncheon today at The Stratfield at 12:15 to considre the Fordney Tariff bill ,as applied to the dye industry. The members of the committee were as follows: E. C. Mayo, D. M. Jones, Prank Covile, Roscoe Bassick, John Chrsitie, A. P. Ford, Dr. Burt and H. T. Leavenworth. ONTARIO JOINS DRYS 'Windsor, Ont., July 19--At -12:01 o'clock this morning, Ontario offi cially joined- the "Drys." At that hour, the prohibition law, which for bids importation and transportation of spirituous and intoxicating bever ages containing two and one-half percent alcohol into or within the province, became effective. AT COBLENZ No Real Rupture As Yet ThinkUlster Delegation Will. Be Recalled to London-Next Week-- Feel De Valera Is Vis ionary. - 1 Belfast, July 19(By the A. P.)-1 The return to Belfaat of Sir jamea Craig, the Ulster premier, and the members of his ca,binet who have been with him in London in connec tion with the Irish peace move must not be taken as a rupture of the ne gotiations, it was declared today bY Colonel Spender. secretary of the delegation on Its arrival here. It is thought, indeed, that.the delegation will be recalled 'to London next week. None of the cabinet members would have anything to say for pub lication. Eamon De Valera is regarded by tha. Ulster Unionists as a visionarY, and the feeling in Unionist circles here is that no discussions among all the parties concerned in the Irish set tlement will be possible until he con siderably modifies his position. When Sir James Craig saw the Re publican leader in Dublin before the recent Irish parliamentary elections the Ulster premier is declared in Unionists quarters to have beard a long disobisition on an Irish republic. and Unionists here expressed belief today that Mr. DeValera had ex pressed himself similarly in his inter views with Premier Lloyd George. The attitude of the Ulster premier and his colleague, as expressed by Craig in his statement made in Lon don last night in which he declared Ulster was determined to maintain her present status, with her vim parliament, if cordially approved by the Belfast Unionists in general. as is indicated by their newspaper organs. "There was never any other out come of the negotiations possible." says the Belfast NewsLetter, -"except in the minds of those who would have sacrificed us on the altar of a false peace. We shall have nothing' to do with any settlement terms that in fringe upon the status of our parlia ment and we base that attitude on the same ground as Mr. DeValera makes his claim to self determination." London, July 19Irish negotiations appear to have reached a deadlock in so far as they concern a. triparite con ference between David Lloyd George, the British Prime Minister, Earnonn DeValera, Irish Republican leader,. and Sir James Craig, Premier of Ul ster. This degeloped late last night when Sir James, as he departed for Belfast, issued a statement on the subject of "self-determination" which is interpreted to mean that he will not compromise on any matters pertain ing. to Ulster's political rights. While the statement has made deep impression upon political circle.. in many quarters it is not accepted as final, and hone is ex-pressed that the 1 negotiations for such a conference are not yet ended. President Appoints MacKenzie Harry W. Mackenzie of Bethel is the new federal director of prohibi tion in Connecticut He was appoint ed 3resterday by President Harding through Commissioner of Internal Revenue David H. Brain He will succeed Julius C. Stremlau of Meri den and will take up his new duties this week with. headquarters in Hart ford. His appointment v,-as predict ed in the Times exclusively several vreeks ago. Driector Macktnzie is well known in Bridgeport through his affiliation with the Fairfield County Republican as sociation. He has been promineni the past few yeairs in state politics, and was formerly closely associated with Colonel Robert O. Eaton of North Haven, the new head of the Internal Revenue Department in Con necticut Mr. Mackenzie is 37 years of age, having been born in Bethel on June '28, 1884, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard E. Mackenzie. He secured his education in the schools of Bethel, and graduated from the Danbury High school with the class of 1901. Immediately after leaving school, he entered the employ of the Garvan Drug company with whom he remain ed unlit 1910, when he became the cut for Schieffein & company of New traveling representative in Connecti York, wholesale druggista. Mr.- Mac kenzie also holds a pharmacist's li cense, which Was granted him in 190 4. (Continued on Page Six-) Retail Cost of Food Has Taken Drop Washington, July 19.The retail cost of food to the average family de clined three tenths of one per cent. in June as compared with prices in May. while wholesale food prices de clined slightly less than one per cenC, according to statements today by the Department, of Labor. Declines were noted in retail prices of sugar, plate beef, cheese, butter, rib roast, bacon, canned salmon fresh milk bread, ma caroni baked beans, canned tomatoes,. coffee 8.nd prunes. Among articles which increased in retail prices were potatoes, flour and ham. Wholesale fuel prices dropped equally, while declines in the whole sale prices of clothing and miscellan us commodities were less than one per cent- - America's Greatest Goif Championship Match Starts With Big Field Washington, July 19.--America's greatest golf championship began on the links of the Columbia Country club here today when one half of the field of 260 experts went away in the testing 18 holes qualifying round. The other players will qualify - to morrow. Professionals regard this as the most exacting quatifying.round ever held in a championship as no pla-yer can afford to go bady on more than two holes and hope to be among the 72 players and all tied for 72nd place, who will qualify for the cham pionship proper Jock, Hutchison, winner of the British open title; Abe. Mitchell, the long hitting English professional, and Joe Kirkwood, the Australian open champion, are the favorites, but with such a fast field, many considered the affair a lottery, with any one of 20 players a possible winner. Senate Committpe Makes Charges Of Most erious Nature Washington, Yu ly 19 Serious I charges of the most revolting nature in connection with vice investigations at the Naval Training Station at New port, R. L, in 1919, were aired today by the. report of the Senate Naval Af fairs Committee which conducted an investigation of the charges. The committee in its report de clares that "immoral acti were prac ticed under instructions or suggestions by a number of the enlisted person nel of the United States Nav3r in and out of 'uniform, for the purpose of se curing evidenceand authorization for the use of these enlisted men as operators or- detectives was given both orally and in writing to Lieut. Hudson by Assistant Secretary Frank lin D. Roosevelt, with the knowledge and consent of Josephus Daniels, Sec retary of the I.Tavy.' Roosevelt WELS prompt to make re ply to the charges. Roosevelt charged "Bad Faith" on the part of Senator Ball of Delaware, chairman of the Investigating Com mittee .in failing to permit him to make a complete statement 'on his side of the case. "As an American, irrespective of party, one hates to see the United , States, an organization of nation. not of party, used as a vehicle for cheap ward politics," Itoosevelt said. "It rather amuses me to know that these Republican ,senators consider me worth while attacking so maliciously and savagely. Perhaps they may lat er on learn wnat a boomerang is." Roosevelt denies that he knew et the investie-ation methods used at New-port, and stated that when he learned of conditions, he gave imme diate criers to stop. 1 Knew Nothing Of Plan To Kill Husband Northport, N, Y., July '19Denial of reports that she knew or warned her husband, Harry G. Heming, of a plan of Prank Eberhardt, her Duck Island caretaker, to kill Hemming, was made by Mrs. Helen G. Hemming today in her first public statement since Eberhardt shot Hemming and committed suicide last Friday. Mrs. Hemming made her statement following refusal of District Attorney Young of Suffolk county, to accede to the demand of Sheriff Kelly that she be held as a. material witness. Mr. Young said he was convinced she was unable to prevent the shooting. - 1Anying reports that Hemming was accompanying her to Duck Island after a reconciliation Mrs. Hemming said her husband insisted on going with her. although she had not and never could consent to a reconcilia tion. She denied that she had tele phone Eberhardt from a roadhouse asking him to prevent Mr. Hemming from entering the house and declared she was completely surprised when Eberhardt shot her husband from- the porch of the Duck Island house. "As a matter of fact," she added, "he nearly shot me. was holding Mr. Hemming in my arms and was trying to raise him up when Eber hardt fired the second and third shots." Mrs. Hemming said she could only conjecture that Eberhardt's attack on Hemming was a result of the care taker's enimity because Hemming had insulted ber thirteen year old daughter, Helen. It was this same insult, she added, that made it im possible for her to consent to a con ciliation with Hemming. Unusual Domestic Agreement izc,,ned - - New York. July 15.--Womon's pre ogative is fully protected in an un usual domestic agreement juk sign ed by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Y. Batt man. Tinder its provisions Mrs. Bau man may talk when. where and as much as she pleases. The husband. however, ag-rees that, though living in the same apartment with his wife. he will not speak to her for nine years except when it is absolutely , necessarY The same agreement was entered into nine years ago after a disagreement, It expired yesterday and was., renewe,,d. Mr. Bauman is 75 years old and him wife 45. , The low scores in practice made it seem certain that nothing worse than a 78 would qualify. Wagers were made at even money that this figure would be required and that 68 would be bettered before the championship ends. ',Walter Hagan,'Kirkwood and Mit chell Were the most prominent play ers to participate in today's qualify ing rounds. Weather conditions were good when the first pale got away. Joe Kirkwood, the Australian open cham pion, was the first real star to start. and a gallery of ZOO trailed behind Jock Hutchison and Abe Mitchell were paired -and were followed by 500. The Professional Golfers associa tion has voted a formal protest against an 18 hole qualifying round and re questing that in the future, it be ex tended to 36 boles. " rvnarn fl Lo-operative Distribution Is Remedied New York, July' 19"leartners' failure havie been the farmers' fault." Joseph Shapiro, the brilliant young Caifornia economist, sent 100 county agents of the Farm Bureau Federa tion of New York back to their con stituents on the farms today, with this message ringing in 'their ears. The solution. Shapiro said, lies in co operative distribution and merchan dising. "Don't blame the middleman, the retailer, or the profiteer," Shapiro said, speaking at a dinner given the agents by the North America!' Fruit Exchange, at the Hotel Commodore. "The fault is yours. Organize your selling yourselves. Advertise. Tell the public apples are coming. Pota toes are coming. Buy now and buy in quantities and you can btry cheap ly."f The farmers' problem, according to Shapiro, is to so organize distribu tion, that the retailer can sell with an eye to volume not margin. -When this is done, the farmer will get a fair price for his produce and the con sumer will get the produce at a. fair priCe. Every other industry in the world distributes on a copoerative basis, Shapiro said. Farming alone, the greatest of all industries, has been distributing on an individual basis. Farm produce bas been dumped on the market in competition with itself so that sometimes, only 25 per cent: reaches the consumer. The result is a. shortage of food, high prices paid by the consumer, and loss to the farmer. Shapiro declared emphatically that cooperative distribution and that alone, was going to save the farmer of the 'United States from failure. Spept Nine - Billion Less Washington, July 19The total government expenditures during the fiscal year just ended 'dropped off by nine billion dollars as compared with ast year, representing a decrease of $1,387,000,000 in ordinary disburse Iments and a reduction of $7,846,000,- 00 in payments on the public debt, acccording to the annual statement issued today by the TreasurY - : Ordinary expenditures for the year , amounted to $5,1115,927,689', com pared with $6,403,343,841 for the fis cal year of 1920 while disbursement on the public debt totaled $9,182,- 027;170 as against 117,038,039,723 in the previous fiscal year. Sensation Is Sprung At Trial Chicago, July 19A sensation was sprung at the "Black Sox" scandal trial here today, when William "Wild Bill" Donovan, manager of the Phila delphia National League club, ap peared as a. "surprise" witness for the prosecution. It was announced Don ovan would corroborate the testimony of Bill Burns. the state's "star" wit ness, and former scandal plotter. Three Hurt In. , Automobile Crash New Haven, July 11---Thresepassengers in a Dodge automobile were injured and taken to the hospital when a truck collided with the ma chine on Broad street this forenoon. Frank Giordano, 16, a passenger in the Dodge car, has possible concus sion of the brain and other injuries. Harry Cohen, -2'0, driver of the car, and Ethel Horowitz, one of two women passengers, were also badly brtiised and cut. Richard M. Stevens, driver of the truck,- was arrested on a charge of reckless driving. 'Jitneys May LI' un 'ending Legal Opinion. No Interference Until Keeler Hands Down His Decision on Applicafion for Injunction judge Intimates in Event of Injunction Being , Denied. jitneurs Waiting Final Decision Could Not Operate Buses. ' (Special to The Times) I New Haven. July 19Judg,e John E. Keeler in the Superior Court will make known his decision in a few days on the appli cation for an. injunction to restrain the New Haven police from making arrests for violation of the jitney law. Before leaving the bench at 12:15 this noon, he said that Vecause of the word-:' ing of the jitney act an appeal would not act as a supersedeas, intimating that in the event of the injunctions being denied the jitneurs awaiting final decision on an appeal could not operate their busses. ,,,M. A-P - City Attorney Sheridan T. Whitaker t aid that there would be no prosecu I ts-on of jitneurs in. New Haven until Holds Inquiry e 9.ecisi, on ;IDifeit.luidnge dicateeesietrhaist htredre. 01 ar tde; ... ,,,,-, ee. eo-1 eon...A- J ed down, which indicates that there -0 - will be no interference from the po lice until Judge Keeler's decision is Into Death Of received, which is not expected tpe- ,, fore Friday at the earliest. The Connecticut company was fully Loc om al rceeFvreedseinttefiðrsatt tthhe khearhing and ye- .-, , anCounsel a Josepshe Baecrrywor Harcitfc presented to the court soon after. - ' tion against the New Haven & Derby opcning an a-pplication for an injunc- Coroner Eli Mix of New Haven Bus Corporation, which he asked countl. this morning started his in- Judge Keeler to hear in connection quest into the death of Mrs.- Marl with the jitneymens application. Ob-- ert Woodruff for the jitneymen, and Edna Dellmuth of Myrtle Beach. jection was made by Attorney Rob Mrs. Dellmuth. the wife of John H. Dellmuth, prominent truckman of Judge Keeler refused to hear the ap 931 Stratford avenue, died very sud- Plication in connection with the one ,., denly from the effects -of a poisonous before him. mouthwash. It is alleged by the Attorney' Woodruff attacked the woman's family that the wash was legislature bill giving legislature and ordered by a physician as treatment judicial powers to the Public Utilities for a sore that had iinfectel her commission anti criticized their recent mouth. decisions, which he claimed were - - Coroner Mix and Medical Ex.aniner without penalties. Judge Keeler in NV. FL J. Fisher of Milford have re- formed the lawyer, however, that fused to comitiont on the case. but penalties were clearly provided in. the --:.,-- --- from unofficial sources it is said that bichloride of mercttry caused Mrs. In his closing" remarks,- Judge Dellmuth's death. When she applied Keeler said that it 'would be better if , , to the Milford physician, whose name both sides could hurry...their cases is being withheld. for treatment, he through. He suggested that if an: is said to have ordered a solution of arrest were made, and an appeal one bichloride of mercury tablet in a taken from the City court verdict, it glass full of water. such was not satisfactory, it might: Some claim that the women used expedite matters to a considerable - bill. three tablets instead of one, while extent. In this way, the question others allege that the doctor by mis- would soon find its way through the take advisea her to mix the solution COMMOn Pleas court to the Supreme in a quart of water when be should Court,of Errors, which convenes in ha.ve-ordered a gallot.. September when the matter would be Soon after taking the poison, Mrs. decided once and for all. . - . Dellmuth suffered terrible torture, Attorney Woodruff offered a long - and her condition and the circum- argument in behalf of the application . stances leading to it were reported which seeks to prevent arrests and to Coroner Mix who held an imminent prosecutions of jitney interests, par- , death inquiry just prior to her death. ticularly the Derby-New Haven line. , pendirlle. the determination by the . He has refused to comment on the court of the constitutionality and le- - case, however, and will complete his lity of the statute. investigation before making any gaA wave of laughter swept the room statement. when Attorney George D. Watrous for - the Connecticut . Company suggested G 9 , - that the jitney men turn their buses irl s Death into other uses, suggesting the truck ing. and taxi business. I . The courtroom was thronged with Accident lawyers, jitney owners And drivers . from New Haven, Bridgeport and - - Waterbury and from several of the , That six-year-od Helen Alteri, of (Continued On Page Six) 319 Harrel avenue, who fell from a - . . That six-year-od Helen Alteri, of 319 Harrel avenue, who fell from a tree in the yard of Peter Pen& li, of 303 Harral avenue, July 6, and who died in St Vincent's hospital last Fri day, came to her death by natural causes, was the opinion expressed this morning by Medical Exanainer Dr. Samue(M. Garlick. during a. hearing before Coroner Jahn .1.Phelan. Several small children, none of Whom were over seven years of age, accused Perielli of throwing a stone or knife at the youngster and knock ing' her from the tree. The man fle nied these accusations. and firmly as serted that he bad never had any trouble with any of the children in the neighborhood. The hearing was considerably en livened by impromptu charges made against Mrs. Penelli by several wo men in the court room, but none of the older people were eye witnesses to the mishap, and their testimony NV aS not accepted. - Fenelli, who was arested last Sat urdty ih cönnection with the affair, has been released from custody. Bm-ning Oil And Asphalt Pour Down In Tidal Wave Upon Millions Of Dollars Worth Of,Shipping Piers New Yor It, July v9--Fire, which swept in flaming billows of oil across I New Jersey pasture land and over Staten Island Sound, caused more than $1,000,000 damage and threat ened the home and property of thou sands, before it was finally under con tKol early today. Starting with the explosion of a still in the Warnpr Quinlan Asphalt plant at Linden, N. J., the flatnes, fed by oil from neighboring tanks spread and raged throughout the entire night Burning oil and asphalt poured in to Staten Island Sound in a, tidal wave four feet hizt and swept down upon millions of dollars worth of shiPping piers , and plants along the shores. Part of the fire wave broke upon Prall's Island, while firemen from a score of town fought with. huge booms to dam. the flan-ling fluid. Fifty Ship ping Board lessels at Arlington were in peril. Navigation for a mile around the danger points was stopped. - - . Fire tugs of. the Standard Oil corn paris were wed to tight the Zemin Said She Paid Officer $5000 Washington, Jul7 19Mrs. Emma C. Bergdoll of Philadelphia, told a House committee investigating the escape of Grover Cleveland Bergdoll, her slacker son, that she gave five thousand dollars to Major Bruce Campbell, an army officer at Gover nor's Island for use "among high of ficials at Washington" to help obtain his freedom. MADDEN SUCCEEDS GOOD. Washington, July 19Representa tive Martin B. Madden, .Repubican. III., today was elected chairman of the Committee on Appropriations of the House, succeeding Representative Good of Iowa, who recently resigned from the House. oil waves during the night.' Every available man along the flame licked share was calbed intoservice. - Scores of persons in the tire swept area are ill today from the effects of Acid fumes inhaled during the con flagration. After sweepingOacross meadow land from tho Asphalt Plant at Linden, tbe flames destroyed twelve stills in the vicinity, and more than a dozen oil , tanks. One of the' last of the latter , exploded early today, shooting' piliars of fire thousands of feet into the air and hurling a great mass of blazing, ,, oil into the sound. Rushing 'against wind and tide, the burning. oil reached a, point within - fifty feet of Staten Island shore before it receded. 2.Iarty inhabiOmts et the , island fled and all others kept an all- night vigil. The $1,000,000 loss includes the structi 3 r, of 4, the Warner-Quinlan plant, with thirty-four tanks and - .300,00) barrels of crude oil. Twenty of the tanks destro3-ed contained asphalt, which burning. gc...,e ,oft. al mu:A poieonous fumes.