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Keep in Touch With Doings -at Home By READING THE TIMES 1 -HAVE IT MAILED TO . YOTJ WEATHEK AND EVENING I'AEMEK. New Haven, A tig 8 Forecast for New Haven v and vicinity: Fair-' to night and Tuesday. Conditions . favor for this vicinity fair weather with cool nights and warm days. " . VOL. 57 NO. 187 EST. 1790 Entered as second clas matter at the post office at Bridgeport, Conn under the act of 1979 BRIDGEPORT, CONN., MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 1921 Subscription rates by mall: rafly $6.00 per year. One month. Doily 60 cents. 179 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport PRICE TWO CENTS in pi AINING ORDER VACATED Death List A a j- a -r- oun Of M ay To'48 Steamer Split In Two By Explosion of Boilers When She Started to Sink Steamer Anyox Brings 106 Survivors of Wreck to Eureka, Thirty-one Others Missing and Believed to Be Dead Captain Goes Down With Ship. as he t few ship. What England Really Thinks Read tomorrow Lynn "Wilson's first extended comments on inter national political situation in his letters from London. Inside facts written on spot 'or Times . readers exclusively by trained observer. Sneers at America and who Indulges -in them. What he replied when woman's escort apologized for her remark that America should cancel -war debt of England. Impression Ameri ca has made on thoughtful Euro peans. Burdens of post-war taxation and paralysis of busi ness. Significance and far reaching effects of coal strike. How Russian gold is being used. Three types of labor leaders and what they purpose. "Will there be a revolution in -England? How rate of exchange is chang ing Europe's opinion of America. Underlying force "behind King's visit to (Belfast and meetings be tween Lloyd George and De Va lero. Why thoughtful English men wish to conciliate Ireland. Why Great Britain is losing her historic character as nation of warriors exalting alor on land and sea, and lining up for per- . manent peace. Why she seeks American friendship. IN TOMORROWS TIMES. . GET YOUR COPY EARLY. Eureka, Cal-, Aug. 8 The steamer Alaska which srtuck on ithe rocks at Blunt's Reef Saturday night with a probable death list of forty-eight, was split in two by explosion of the boilers when the boat started to sink, survivors said here today, and V i a i i 11 2 i IV. passengers and memoers oi tne crew were mrown into me sea by the explosion.- . The steamer Anyox today brought, 106 survivors of the wreck to Eure ka. Seventeen dead were also "brought here, including three women and a child. There were 31 others minssing and believed to be dead Twelve of the -dead have been iden tified. The list of missing may bo changed for (lists of passengers and crew aboajrd have not been verified. 'It was "brought out the Alaska was I i : .-....-. rt Com l4V.miarn in 'Jll in.r.iJUiiiH - a. dense fog when she struck a, sub merged ledge of -the reef. This tehock was almost instantly foyoWed ,hy another as the vessel struck until top-croping of " the reef above water. The Alaska struck the reef shortly iafter nine o'clock. Immediately -wireless distress signals were flashed. Written brightest in the high lights of the disasters are the names or three-captain Harry Hobbey of the Alaska; Mrs. Grace Campbell, stew iardess of the same ship, and Captain S Snodney, of the rescue ship Anoyx. Passengers and crew were awesome- lv reneatmg toaaj, xno mc5"i""" words of Captain Hobbey, mounted the Alaska-'s bridge : seconds after the ship strucx: "T'm eoing down with this (Continued on Page Six.) Arrest 16 V lUiaUJio vi Motor Laws - The activity-of the local police over the week-end resulted in the arrest pf Isixteen violators of the motor vehicle laws. Judge Arthur M. Comley nolled ithe charges in the majority of cases 'this morning in the city court, and re leased the accused upon payment of fnomraal fines. Those who fell into the toils of the (police included: . Tony Caraavale. 396 Pembroke street, speeding and improper public .service registration, find $15; Edward lltyan, Norwalk. speeding, fined $10; iJohn Monroe, 82 Fulton street, reck !less driving. $5; F. C. Stanley, 147 Harral avenue, no tail light, nolled; .Frederick Stahl. 66 Oak street, speed ling, continued until August 11; (Gabriel Bernard. 7 Columbia Court, (no lights on jitney, $2; Edward Dell, (222 Laurel avenue, no headlights, $2, m Reck. Lawrence street, no Rights, nolled. Massoth. 822 Wood ave- tnue, reckless driving, $10; Jacob Tjnft-man 742 Pembroke street, no !nr,i nnrt no tail light, $2; S. P. iZack. Milford, speeding, $10; William Nichois, 43 Stratfield road, no license ncht S2: Edward Gables, 4 Reed ietreet, speeding,-$5; Jacob Bernstein, ,1737 Noble avenue, recmcsa uiivms, UlO; Benjamin Kranick, Central ave inue, overloading jitney, $5. Walsh Gets His Passports Paris, Aug. 8 Frank Walsh, of TCew York and Kansas City, a Sinn Fein sympathizer, today received a ; passport to visit England. The pass port came direct from the British home omce in juonaon. it was under stood that Dudley Field Malone, for mer collector of the Port of New York, had interceded for Walsh, after the British government originally re fused to grant - the passport. Stepson Gave Aged Woman Bad Beating Charged with brutally beating his aged stepmother, Isidore Belinsky, 21. of 275 Lexington avenue, was sentenced to ten days in jail by Judge Arthur M. Comley in the( City court, this morning. It was ueiin sky's sixth appearance' in court on a criminal charge, and at tne present time he is on probation, having been convicted of shoplifting a few months ago. 'He was charged with having at tacked his stepmother two weeks ago, blackening both her eyes and knock ing out several teeth in addition to inflicting several bruises about her body. The assault followed an ar gument when the parent claimed she reprimanded the youth for bringing stolen goods into the house. un several occasions, she testified that Belinsky came home with several suits of clothes, bottles of liquor and large quantities of cigars and cigarettes. Immediately alter tne assault. when the youth learned the police 'were on his trail, he ran away to New York and did not return until Saturday when he was arrested. America ReEnters Couhci Inter-Anipfl Supreme Body Meets To Divide the Upper Sttesian Question Harvey Confers With English Premier. . Paris, Aug. 8 With Great Britain and France at loggerheads the inter allied supreme council met here to day to settle tne upper esiiesian iub. It was expected the allied statesmen also would discuss the advisability of romivlTur itha Rhln eland (penalties. th Turko-Greek war in the Near East, the fighting between the Alban ians and the Serbians and the Rus sian famine and plague scourage. America, re-entered alMed delibera tions. Georsre Harvey, the American ambassador to England, taking his seat at the council table as observer. Ambassador Harvey conferred with Premier Lloyd-George during the morning. . There are divergent views between Great Britain and France on practi cally aU of the issues on the agenda France wants to send reinforcements to Upper Silesia at once. Great Brit ain holds that this is not necessary. Great Britain wants to remove the Rhineland penalties and to withdraw the allied troops lrom Dusseldorf and (Continued on Page Six.) t Payrolls Are Now Showing" An Increase Sustains Ruling To ; Show Cause Situation in Jitney-Trolley Controversy Reverts to , What It Was Before Order Was Granted. 5 In That the bottom has been reached ho industrial situation, ensia m .Li- vc.ftrnA hv the best baro- vnnim in matters -of this kind, the factory pay rolls as registered at the various banks.. Inquiry made this morning at the First National Bank, the City National Bank, and the Bridgeport Trust company showed oither a marked steadiness or - i nivis that is taken to mean is in sight. These three institutions handle the great majority of factory accounts in this city, ana at tne j.i - nf the smaller and medium sized manufacturing plants showed a hM.lt.hv trend as indicated hv the nav rolls of Saturday. In al most every instance an increase was noted, and in at least two imu -pick up of 100 per cent, over the previous week was noted. - The First National and the Bridge port Trust company both show a steadiness that has held for several with no sien of a further drop. In banking circles, locally .the feeling seems to prevail today that a steady improvement has set in. although no one believes that it will be very rapid. Rumors persist that within 60 days th Columbia Graphophone company in ion the wav .with a marked in crease of production, and with the big east and west side plants again work ing steady it is believed mat many ,ther plants will regain confidence and increase production. ' In confirmation of the tale as told by the factory pay rolls, salesmen visiting Bridgeport from factories in other parts of the state report a slight increase in buying upon the part of local purchasing agents, although Bridgeport, industrially, is said to be quieter than any city in the state. SENTENCE SUSPENDED Arrested on the complaint of the officials of the Christian Union, Hugh Armour of Manchester, N. H., was ar raigned in the city court this morning on the charge of drunkenness. He was sentenced to five days in jail, hat upon promising to leave town, execu tion of the sentence was suspended. New Haven, Aug. 8 The re straining order issued a week ago Saturday by Judge Edward S. Thomas, under which all peace officers of the state have withheld interference with the operations of' jitneys in the state will be vacated at mid night, tonight, by a decision filed today. In his decision Judge Thomas says: "The alleged reports of the plain tiff on the facts set forth in the bill of complain are not free from doubt. Concluding this as I do the tem porary restraining order must be va cated." The revocation of the order will be effective at midnight tonight. The situation in the jitney-trolley contro versy will revert to what it was be fore Judge Thomas granted a tem porary restraining order. This con dition will continue pending a deci sion of three judges who will hear the issue on August 16. The decision follows: " "On the order to show cause is sued to- the respondents for the revo cation or modification of the tem porary restraining order granted in accordance with the provisions of Section 266, of the judicial code on the ex-parte application of the plain tiffs, all parties to this action have been fully heard, together with the attorney general ' representing '. the State of Connecticut, and counsel for the Connecticut Company, who ap peared after a petition to intervene had been filed, which petition was granted on .the ground that it was a necessary party to the plaintiffs ap plication and as ' such, entitled to (Continued on Page Six.) Million And A Half: . Famished Refugees Now Pour Into White Russia Late Telegraph News ' LLOYD GEORGE NOT COMING Pai-ia An . S Premier Llovd Georere will not attend in per- ison the Far East and Disarmament Conference in Washington i next November. The British Premier made a statement to this i effect here today. " . GET DR. STONE'S BODY N N Banff. Alherta, Aug. S The body of Dr. W. E. Stone, pres ident of Purdue University, Lafayette, Ind., who lost his life while attempting to climb Mount Eanon, in the Canadian Rockies, on July 15, is being brought to Banff today. Details regarding the recovery of Dr. Stone's body have not been received here. BANKERS PUT 50 MILLION IN BONDS New York, Aug. 8 A group of American bankers have purchased $50,000,000 worth of two year 7 percent Argentine bonds, it was learned in Wall street today. v - LABOR FEDERATION MEETS Springfield, Mass., Aug. 8 The 36th annual convention of the Massachusetts $tate brancn oi tne American Federation oi ' Labor,'whiph leaders say is likely to prove one of the most im "portant ever held in this state, opened here today with Presi dent Thomas H. Gerraughty presiding and about 400 delegates present. ,It is expected that between 100 and 150 resolutions will be presented during the four days' session, ' . .. London, Aug. 8 A million and a half of famished, disease ridden, Russian refugees are pouring into the Pinsk and Brest -Litovsk districts of White Russia near the Polish fron tier, according to F. L. Thompson, an American relief worker, who arrived here today. The Russian fugitives are arriving at the rate of 2,000 daily. They are in terrible condition, especiafly the children. '"he British foreign office has sent an agent into Russia to investigate the famine and cholera conditions. Although he was supposed to have arrived at Moscow on Juiy 30, noth ing has been heard of him. Belief was expressed that his dispatches may have been held up b"y"-the So viet officials, who are censoring out going messages in an evident attempt to minimize the true condition. Government officials were amazed today at the report that Lenine would come to Great Britain. They .id they did not believe it and character ized it as "increditable." Up to this afternoon, no word had been received from Riga that the re leased American prisoners had arrived there from Russia. It was expected that Kameneff, the Soviet envoy at Riga, would flash word to London as soon as the Americans reached that city. Walter L. Brown, director of American relief in Europe, who left (Continued on Page Six.) "Portugee Joe" Bound Over Josejh Toney, alias "Portugee Joe," of 65 Lexington avenue, was bound over to the Septemeber term of the Criminal Superior Court by Judge Arthur M. Comley this morning. Tcney was charged with burglary, and his bonds were fixed at $2,000. "Portugee Jpe" is the possessor of ' ponce record, and was arrested at three o'clock this morning in a store at 189 6 Main street by Patrol man Grossman. While patrolling his beat, the officer saw a man prowl ing around the interior of the store, end after summoning aid entered the place through -the rear and placed Toney under arrest. -. Upon being searched a loaded re volver was found in his possession, which he is said to have drawn on the officer. Toney gained entrance to the place by cutting the woodwork around the lock on a rear door, and forcing the door with a jimmy. Who Is Owner Of No. 91-506? - Who owns automobile registration number 91-506 The man who was driving this machine Saturday after noon at Woodmont made the mistake of blowing his horn before passing a cross walk, and then keeping right on going apparently presuming that the pedestrians would jump, for their lives that the machine might hot be delayed . ' As it happed a rather portly indi vidual was crossing with his family. There were several children in the party and fortunately they all jumped in the same direction. The portly person gave chase and halted the motorist, and then gave him a fine dressing down, and generally loud ad pointed set of advice that any mo torist has gotten at this particular corner since the corner was there. A large number of bathers were on the adjoining bathing beach and the free show was enjoyed by all. v Get Fines of $200 and Jail Term Two of Most.Persistent Of fenders for Violations of Tj i q u o r Ijaw Severely Dealt With. Ten violators of the Houor laws faced City court Judge Arhtur M. Comley, Assistant Prosecutor Vin cent L. Keating this morning as a result of the police activities over the week-end. Fines of J200 and ten day Jail sentences were imposed upon five of the accused, although two of the Jail sentences weer suspended, while the cases of the other five were continued Michael Klntor and John Fogarasi, who were termed by Judge Comley as being "the two most persistent of fenders to come 'before the court for violations of the liquor laws," were sent to Jail for ten days in addition to being fined $.20J each. The men conducted a saloon at 802 Pembroke street, and were arrested yesterday when several bottles of liiuor were confiscated in their place. Adam Venesky off 353 Bradley street, who owns a saloon at 39 S Water street was fined $200 and re ceived a ten day jail sentence for possessing liquor Execution of the sentence was suspended Richard Cone, who conducts a sa loon at 6 5 Cannon street, was fined $100 for having a place reputed to sell liquor, and $100 for -possessing four quarts of whiskey found m an open safe in the barroom. Michael Mhrae of 2 Lesko Court, who was arrested on a search war rant that disclosed a quantity of 11 qaicy in his house home, was fined S200 and sentenced to ten days in jail. The jail sentence was suspended. Contiffuances were granted in each of the following cases, bonds inr each case being fixed at $300: Frank Haradosky, 308 Pine street; John Drago, 41 Lexington avenue; Philip FT. Baum, 1,512 Park avenue; Frank Gunnaro, 41 Lexington avenue and Frank Comlnisky. 682 Fast Main street. 500 Policemen Required To Stop "Rioting London, Aug. 8 Unemployment riots broke out in the East End to day, and it reauired 500 mounted po licemen to disperse the rioters and restore order. Three thousand idle men, upon be ing refused' work, stormed a lumber yard. The office was wrecked and much timber burned. Spain May Lose Her Territories Paris, Aug. 8 Spain" Is threatened with the loss of her vast territorial possessions in Morocco, unless vigor ous measures are taken to check the military successes of the Moors, ac cording to advices received here to day. The rebellious tribesmen are reported to have laid seige to Melilla, one of the chief cities in Spanish Morocco. Lightning Drives Woman Insane New Tork, Aug. 8. With two known dead, as the' result of the heavy electrical and rain storm which struck this city and environs late vesteTdy, it was believed today that the death list would be increase when full reports were received from the beaches and outlying districts. Liightning killed Arthur Sonants, a 15 year old caddy, at Weequahic Park, in Newark, and Neale Sheehan of the same city. A young woman -was driven insane by a lightning flash . Heavy damage was done in nearby New Jersey and at Coney Island and telephone -servic in this city was badly crippled by the flooding of conduits. Lloyd-George's Mas save eace Parleys Orders Immediate Release of Mackeown, Leader!; In Irish Republican ArmyGovernment Officials Displeased At Action of Premier-Other Parlia mentarians Released. - P London, Aug. 8 Threatened break-off of the Irish peace-; negotiations and the renewal of warfare in Ireland was averted today by Premier Lloyd George. The Premier, . sent orders from Paris to release immediately John Mackeown, a leader of the Irish Republican army and a member of Dail Eireann (the Sinn Fein Parliament.) , " Keg tster When It Is recalled that-under the present form of local gov ernment the securing of a nomi nation is oftentimes the equiva lent of an election the import ance of the primaries becomes obvious. Air voters s&ouldIooK upon it as a dnty to attend the primaries and Indicate their choice of candidates for the fall elections. While these primaries will not be held -for some little time yet It will not be possible for any one to vote in them who has not registered for that par. pose before 5 p. m. Saturday, Aug, 13th. It has been brought to the at tention of The Times that some persons have bad diftractty in securing the necessary blanks other than from the district leaders, of the political organiza tions. In order to make it more convenient for Bridgeport voters to perform this very Important civic duty The Times has secured a supply of the registration blanks which It will he glad to give any who call for them at its office at 179 Fairfield avenue. Gov. Small Is In Springfield Springfield, I1L, Aug. 8 Governor Small, accompanied by his son, Les ter, -and several members of his party arrived in Springfield late last night, making the trip from Kankakee by automobile. The governor said " he would go to his office in the state house about ten A. M. He announced in Chicago last week that he wouW not return until Tuesday and his ear lier arrival was unexpected. When the British announced that they would release the imprisoned members of Dail Eireann, Mackeown was the only exception. The British authorities maintained that he should not be liberated, because the serious charge of murder xhad been lodged against him. V The Sinn Feiners were chagrined when the British made an exception of- Mackeown because Eamonn De Valera had been given assurances that his request for yie release of all im prisoned members of Dail Eireann would be met bv the Rr-itich V . ramn uemers renewed their demand - for the - release of Mackeown. ... The premier interviewed nH nF. ed the temporary release of Mackeown uu ename mm to attend the meeting of the Sinn Fein Parliament on Aug. 16, and to take part in informal Sinn u.v,Uoeuuuo previous to tnat date. Some of the government offi cials were displeased at the Premier's action, but others said that hi Wo-- vention has saved the uuus ana prevented a collapse of the truce. According to advices from Dublin the officials of Dublin Castle have al ready begun to release the Sinn Fein parliamentarians. Paris, Aug. 8 A message from the. Irish Republican cabinet, brought by courier to Paris, was delivered to Premier Lloyd George here today. Up to the early afternooh no reply had been sent. Lindquist Held In $500 Bonds Following investigation by the po lice of several thefts of pig tin from the yards of the Crane Valve com pany, Victor Lindquist of 21 Waldorf avenue was arrested last night. Lind quist was found prowfing about the. property of the Crane company, and when arrested and searched $225 worth of pig tin - - was found in his possession. Officials of the company had "com plained to the police that $2,500 worth of pig tin had been stolen from their yards within the past month. A strict vigil was kept on the prop erty, and resulted in -Lindquisfs ar rest last night Judge Comley continued the case until Thursday morning,- and fixed bonds a $500. MORE LIQUOR UNDER GUARD. The nine barrels of whiskey con fiscated by the police - Saturday morning at the home of Jame Mc Cann on Broad street was removed from police hadquarters this morn ing undr heawl guard to a private warehouse. The liquor was valued at $15,000, and was the largest haul yet made by the local authorities. . GETS $10 FTNE. THINK B1ACKHASDERS WERE ACTIVE Philadelphia,' Aug. 8. A bomb be lieved to have ' been planted in a "Blackhand plot" early today, de stroyed the slioe repair, shop of Da vid Sohnberg on aJckson street. By a miracle no one was injured, though scores of people in neighboring houses were nearly hurled out of their beds. It is believed the bomb .thought it would. Sohnberg-told the pouoB He, nsa revcivcu jjiajiy letters demanding money. V x The case of Dennis Corvay of 46 Lexington avenue, charged with inde cent assault upon a minor, was con tinued until August ll by Judge Com ley in the city court this morning Bonds were placed at $1,000. Charged with being fighting drunk and creating a disturbance at his home, 116 Lexington avenue. Tony Orsini was fined $10 in the city court this morning. Tony assaulted several men and women in the house before he was finally subdue. 'Gerry And 'Lou9 Will Not Talk New Tork, Aug. 8 Jockeying for position in the Lou Tell-egen-Geraldine iFarrar separation suit continued today with both principals silent and the lawyers for both parties waiting for the other side to make the first move. ' At the offices of Harry Stein way, attorney for TeUegen, it was stated today that papers for a suit in separation would be filed Wednesday, probably - in Westchester county. Telegen's lawyer, however, expected some -move from the opposition before 'then. 1 , Binkowitz Murdered By 3 Men Not Yet Nairied, Officer Virelli Says Big Problem Is Fixation Of Tax Guts Washington, Aug. 8 The real work of revising the 1918 revenue law was begun toda-"- by Republicans of the Ways and Means committee with the expectation that they would have the new bill ready for the 'House of Rep resentatives by the end of next week. The big problem was said to Ibe de termination of the cuts to be made in present taxes. There are almost as many views, at least on some parts otf the subject as there are members kof the committee. One difference revolves around the transportation tax. Some comirfittee men favor immediate repeal of 'all of this levy, while others believe it would be the part of wisdom to fol low the treasury suggestion that one half be cut off now and . the re mainder next year. Treasury suggestions for new taxes, except possibly an increased levy on cigarettes and tobacco products, ap peared to have few supporters. It had been explained, however, that to revise or repeal some of the taxes re garded as particularly objectionable or burdensome it might 'be necessary to impose some new or additional levies. Kxchange Rates on Upward Turn -New York, Aug. 8 Local ex change authorities attributed the mand sterling to 3.64 -4 to hurried ; covering by the short interest in the ; London market. They pointed out that Saturday's rates were substan tially higher, indicating some nervous ness even then by the short faction. Developments in the international situation over the week end, it was said, threw no . light on the markets : strength. Other remittances improv- . ea su stant:aiiy with the London -quotation, lire rising six points.' trancs and pesetos 14 and rates on Switzerland, Copenhagen, Stockholm ' and Holland 18 to 2 0 points. . That neither John W. Worthington, alias Whitehouse, nor Arthur M. Goldsmith, alias Goldschmidt, receiv ed any of the bonds stolen by Bennie Binkowitz, the boy bank messenger, who was found brutally murdered in Milford, is the opinion of State Police man Frank Virellia, who has been working on the case for some time. According to the theory held by Vir elli, neither of the tow men first mentioned either received any of the bonds nor were they implicated in" the death of the young messenger. ' Although neither of these men were directlv implicated in the reports made by federal investigators who are engaged in running down evi dence which it is alleged connects Worthington as head of the mail theft combination, their names were used in such way in connection with the Binkowitz -affair that one-, might be led to believe that the pair kneatJ far more about tne jviiitroa muraer than has hitherto been stated. But Policeman Virelli differs with"" the the ory. , ... ' Just who did slay- the youngster, who may have been kep for several days a prisoner in a house on the out skirts of the city, .investigators find it impossible to say at this time. Po liceman Virelli during- his investiga tion of the. case has learned that the lad, after the theft of the bonds, was kept locked in a room for some time. He was homesick, however, and want (Continued on Page Six.) Great Question In Washington " Now Is Whether Disarmament Conference Will Be Wet Or Dry Washington, Aug. 8 --That part of official Washington which is constitu tionally opposed to the principles of Mr. Volstead, is awaiting with eager interest a decision on the momentous question of whether the disarmament conference which convenes here in November is to be wet or dry. Those who agree with Mr. Volstead are also interested, and are expected to have considerable to say if the decision goes against them. That the problem involves some nice considerations is disputed by no one. On the other hand, it involves the mapority and dignity of the do mestic law, as constituted in the Eighteenth Amendment and the Vol stead' act; on the other, it brings into play delicate questions of diplomatic usage and international . courtesy deemed essential to the success of the ponference. - Mare than a thousand foreigners. varying in rank from prime minister to messenger, are expected to come to Washington in connection with the conference. The British delegation, it . is estimated, will number hardly . less than 200, while those of France, Italy, Japan and China will probably fall little short of that figure. Bel- -gium, the Netherlands, and Portugal will be also represented. . In addi tion, observers are expected from practically every nation in the world. Of all the countries to be repre sented, the United States is the only one with prohibition, and the ques tion already, i.as arisen whether -these guests must, while in Washington, do as the Washingtonians do. . It is hardly to be expected, officials point out, .' that dry enthusiasts, will sit idly by and see the lid lifted with out raising their" voices - in -protest. The Anti-Saloon Leageu is'stiil func- r . (Continued on Page SIx.