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iVOL. IX. NO. 82
Entered ax Bccnnd.ciiiM MMter t llm ponlefflre t Philadelphia. Pa.
I Undar tbi Act et March 8, llfi
PHILADELPHIA, MONDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1922
fubllihtd Ballr Ert Sunday, Bulnerlptlen Prlea It Taar bf 1UU.
Copyright 1021, by Public Uslfr Ceirpanr.
PRICE TWO CENT3
GAS ARE SAVED
fBY GIRL AND MAN
(ibers Rush te Aid of Seutli
ft Seventh Street Families'
er gives alarm
BEFORE HE COLLAPSES
Effjilng Main Blamed for Fumes
Ifrfiat Seeped Inte Three Ad-
rt.mii persons, members n three
hmllifj vere found in Mirleim rtages
eC.sphyxiatlen nt 0:20 o'clock this
aiming nnd rrecuwi irem incur -
Hid llOHSCS wneil Dnmuci rjmwuuuii,
twtktncd. Ills rentes hulf clogged, mus
temf strength enough (e stngger te u
Jindew of bis home at 201 B Seuth' Sev
flih'rtreet and theut for help. He then
'm.k ia weened into Silverman's house
Ld these of his neighbors at 2015 nnd
S17; Seuth Seventh street from n
'These overcome by gas anil tOKcn 10
Ht MethedKt Hospital are:
'Bamufl Silverman, fifty-two years
EM, 2613 Seuth Seventh street,
'jirs. Sarah Silverman, thlrty-five
jBerllia Silverman, twelve years em.
Bessie Silverman, eighteen yrnrs old.
'Abraham Marks, fifty years old, 2015
Seeth Seventh ttrcet.
fjMrs. Anna Marlis, thirty-five years
Harry Marks, sixteen years old.
Qfrtrude Marks, eight years old. . .
vDeru Marks, twelve yenrs old.
ilinils Itliner. forty-five years old,
(Sir Seuth Seventh htrect.
Mn. Anna Ititner, thirty -five years
Girl Rescues Three
Sarah Llcbcrinnn, a nineteen-year-rtil
etrl. who lives nt 200:: Seuth
Pkunth street, was passing the Silver
mn house when slit" was startled by
be elderly man's scream. She looked
upward in time te fee Wliverman col cel
Upe and drop en the window bill,
half In nud hulf out, and apparently
Id danger of tumbling te the street.
Unaware of the nature of the trouble
slthln. Miss T.Ieherman called te Harry
ttsWebbias, who lives nt 2004 Seuth
ebVcrrnth street, just us he was leaving
til house, ami together they battered
nt'the Silverman deer, innunged te get
it open, and both rushed into the
Miss I.icbcrmnu then went into tlie
Mirks home next deer and rescued
mm- semi-conscious children, stag-le-ring
with ouch one te the street, and
:ftn n breath of fresh air. threw
i sbawl nbeut her nose and mouth,
nd valiantly returned te search for
r Uad Ne Thought of Heroism
, Any one would have denp It." Mim
Klgliteeii-jeur-eld bride of Charles
T. Asbury. of Oak Innc, who ob
tained a divorce today. They re
maliicd married only twenty-four
' hours, oho said
AGAIN GETS DIVORCE
Second Time Decree Is Granted.
Married Twe Years Age
Among the divorces granted today by
the Common Pleas Court Xe. 5, was
one te Louise 1). Tichenor, from Ralph
That is the second divorce the couple
have obtained. Their first nmrringc
took place In this city nbeut two years
age, and they were diterccd In Wash
ington, D. C, about n .rear later.
Until the reinarriaijc, Mrs. Tichenor
lived et 4-120 Pine strec.
A illrerci was granted by Common
Pleas Court Xe. fi te Phoebe C. Asbury
from Charles A. Asbury.
Mrs. Asbury appeared in the news
about n year age by announcing tbnt
tne niiewunce her husband gave her
JUDGE DENIES PLEA
TO TAKE BRUNEN
CASE FROM JURY
Slain Man's Widow Net Con
nected With Crime by Testi
mony, Defense Contends
QUESTION FOR JURORS
TO DECIDE, COURT RULES
Mehr, en Stand in Own De
fense, Presents Alibi for
Day of Murder
Supreme Court Justice Kallsrh, sit
ting nt jreunt Helly. X. ,T today re
fused te free Mrs. Deris Itruncn of
the murder of her husband. "Honest"
Tebn Prunen, te plea te take her case
from the jury.
Mrs. Kronen nnd her brother. Harry
C. Mehr, then began their defense.
Walter Keown, ntterney for the de
fendants, contended that none of the
testimony in the Commonwealth's case,
presented during last week, connected
the woman with the murder of her
husband March 10 nt his home at Riv
erside. X. .T.
Justice Knlisch ruled against this
plea, en the ground that, while there
might net be sufficient evidence te con
nect the wemnr. with the murder, t
this was a question for the jury and
net the Court te decide.
Mehr 'was the first witness In his
own defenbe. He madp a" sweeping and
detailed denial of all the Common
wealth' principal allegations against
him nnd offered nn alihl censlstliur of
a, recital of persons nnd places he lind '
visited during the evening. The only ,.,,-.
unexpected bit of testimony h( gave WINE
was tbnt Charles Powell, who con- !
f ItClL.riil lir tit ti nlnH nt til iintn n.l Atiittw tsa '
! M 11 V, ItMIIUV I 41 Mil )!( Ill tiwiit nr
May Wed King's Sen
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LADY KLIZAHKTII IJOWKS liYON
Daughter of Karl of Strathmere,
whotie ctigagcment te the Duke of
Yerk, second non of KlnsMlferge,
Is expected soeii te be anneuncetl,
despite the fact that tlie King Is
said te linvc desired that the be
trothal he deferred. The rumor of
the engagement wns first given cir
culation a year age
NIGHT LIFE SCORED
GIRL DIESJ LAKE
Bridgeton, N. J., Starts War en
Roadhouses After Finding of
Emma Garrison's Bedy
SAID TO FLOW
STEAL 11,000 IN
GOLD AT U.S. MINT
Sheet Federal Reserve Guard
and Seize Meney Being
Leaded en Truck
ESCAPE IN AUTOMOBILE
AMID RAIN OF BULLETS
Robbers Open Fire With High-
Powered Rifles as Soen
as They Appear
Wallace Reid Near Death,
at Hollywood Sanatorium
was tee small, nnd ilmf ulu fnk enm
polled te go en the stige ns n chorus j ',s instigator, had told him next day
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Kmiiin (inrilsen, sevinlccn years old.
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ciupcn iu r-ihieii wiiu uie son et a
wealthy manufacturer, of Valley read,
Oak Lane. They seimrated twenty
four hours later.
crashes into bank
Driver's Helper Hurt Trying te
Avert Collision With Wagen
A. motertruck, turned shnrnlv te
avoid n wagon at S o'clock this morn-
brief nresentntlen of nddltlennl ivi- . for bpeuding Saturday night nt nn
denee by the Commonwealth, .ftmutliuii ' Kast Yinelnnd rondhetisp, was found
Kelsey. County Prosecutor, explained ' rlcnd In a lake nt Uridgclen ycstciVmy
that there were a few points which Ins .,f.nP
had emitted and asked tierinlssien te i '".... 00"' ....
effer them new. which was granted. luc apparent Hiiu-idc has aieusul Hie
j.uiK 1 un.n , iiMiiii.v iivirviivr, wn ,,7, ......- - -.
then put en the stand te explain that '.'?. . 1,;,i1,h',Jre J,",J ,,ft,I!c"? lla1' '''"
he lind seen a bloody fifty dollar ),i Ufeeter of Pitblk-Snfe.j Tjler. t;t that
mentioned by ether witnesses. city nnneuneed today he will tineke
detective, with a dollar bill handed ' L0,!!iJ' nf" b,at,: "' hl . "'J'. ,,"Ia,k'1
him by Keown. illustrated te the Imv'., 1,,T S'n , was relcaseil I ilil.'iy tiem
where the spots were. Justice Kallseh i ."" suiuucrianii i euiny jail niiei-sexv
islceil it Ik; were sure they were hjoed
spots, and the detective replied in thy
1112 a tblrts -da.v foiitemv for dlser
derly conduct. Police fay that en Sat
urday ahe and I.cena Curtniii, tif een
1 nfTirmn ritn Tn nnuirn mmtliAii i
s. srazea a young woman nnd crasheii 1, rr"i."'. ; "VV" "'.''";,"'' ' ivears old. et iti iifptnn. !iri'.qii!?i n
into the deer of the People's Rank. Sev- " 'j ."I ";;, ",, 'V' '":,,, ," ,, ' ,,,,,'.,. "'"tins with two yeun-,- men at ail Kast
enth and Wolf streets, hurllns the I ..J, n L x"Jni Jf 1 ' .'. , I Vinsliind roadUeuw.
driver's he Der te the Kfreer. imiiiicii na'l pianne I te t.ile lis wire l Kmi,!,, rim ni,i Iulw. m in n',.1,,,,1.
Frank Comeir. 321 Peinhertnn 'sn. . NCW. ,1.er,.; P w? r t,l"' con identify , jPstcr,lIlv merniinr ....,! un ,nn,n.,l
Jf TlSrenilffrS n. nlB1jS'. ml the girl w"!.?
.- -.4iiii iiLii-rii .i-iiri mu.
the helper, fell en his shoulder and side
nnu was nurt reverely. Oertruiie Fen
nel, twenty-five years old, "17 Merev
street, who wns walking north In Sev
enth street, was slightly bruised.
The truck was moving west In Mojn Mejn
mcnslng uvenue. Tiie wagon, driven by
Moe Fex. 2533 Seuth Marshall struct.
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Aieyamcnstng avenue intersects nt I J, r , , "".i , unhwer, iuhet cai went in e a rcsia.irant at
nt pe it also nnd the bank building 1 , r"ei-s.iid angrily e Justice Kiilixeli i.l :-0 e ) k .cstcrdaj. leaving Kmiaa
vlvlr i , "' ,i ln,tM wr? ,0 p " I'eli my the three girls mad" plans
Parker down en the number of woman's f0P another party at llaht Vlneland
footprints, lie had seen outside the win- Inst night. The .eunt,cr girls met two
huh iiiniiiKll nniru WHS lliru 1110 snot
thnt killed liitinen. "He linsn't in
young men. hut Cumin wns uniibl.' te
obtain an escort. The man and the
Gas Street Lamp in Flames
Te add te thn confusion the tenkin?
Ill Mcaped up the line of a street lamp,
iuilni an explosion and sheeting
Mines a hundred feet Inte the air. Fire
Mpeg responded te an alarm nnd
aural tn thft rnnfltnlnn nf thn nnlffli-
The United Gas Imnrevement Cem-
Pny tent an emereencv crew te the
etas and workmen began digging te
'eeite tbe break in the main.
(ML HURLED FROM CAR
WHEN IT STRIKES BANK
Mldtllne Lake In Heanltal With
Pictured Skull and Other Injuries
Mflrfelinn T nlrA .. . .1.1
5S?. fterU Bensnll street, wns hurt
irfiti t st n'Sut when a motorcar
S.LWch $0 ,vns riding crashed into n
Mnk at Mill Creck read near State
tBe eu,ng woman's skull was frae-
.i.ai"L. ht'.r ,fnce nnd ,,edy cut
tflil the Mewerlnl II0B"
ue run itns or i. t,(.
n.0,i1' ,--7 Itoberougli avenue, the
i.KrefAl10 c.nr "nH stcd with MIsn
m i. fr"?Al"n?n' . tWrty-nve
drhrlni. wicMien street, was
iiuf.WnJ 'P."10, pelIcc' Desmond WOs
i, 2"m wlth the renl '",(l swerved
"It maellilin nrnmwl n .1 - - ....
Mil a mieed Mini the ..an iff n. ..i
lXCeut ' '",0 "l0 bnnU, ,,,,r"nail'3
ih?"kifr "'i'.1 I,)cs,ne,,(1 surremjOred te
liW i T " 1,0"c', nnd, were re
'W in their own recexn sahce.
EXPLOSION RIPS WALL
DURING F STREET FIRE
'ht Motertrucks, Seven Touring
vn uamaged In Garage Blaze
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I tlri .. r "tKS ,nn." Mven tour-
.r.r W'cre ilnmnirl (I. I.. ... , ...
hich wrecked n'and
Wldln. nt n '" ,u . -tery brick
E.nisi.nt ' a,:,, Athntlc streets.
.bxplndine cnxn l" .!.. i ...-'-...
Ma riill u'iiii: a "I'i'v'i uwuy imrt
with ii L ii0 flrc.mi were struggling
?rlJ1,L.1;,n.z.(J whlrii began nt 5:1.1
Ti., "'"" 011;nei or two hours.
the truck dnmnireil the ihim. nmi u.. teply te liis question, then CNnlnined
ened surrounding brickwork. tlmt l,lrl'e "'ere tlnee or four imprints
lnc ami boiler room Is i , the m .111
', owns the bulldhfg
tie flre liepini .. .
Art) been 11 In hn '..
T.J , in'1"0,"" eycrhfutiNl boiler
ws was eatluiatcd at $10,000.
TO AUGUSTA. HA.
balCi" .'f-Vsnderbllt Held enrna l.n
HCVK fffirjw nwi'JfiVft.
BRITISH TROOPS BID
FAREWELL TO ERIN
Much Geed Will Shown as Tricolor
Supplants Union Jack
Dublin, Dec. 18. (Ily A. P.) The
Union Jack and the authority It sym
bolized in Ireland for se many years
had gene bnek te Britain today with
the last of the British soldiers occu
pying the Dublin urea, and in its place
ever the military pests of this city
featcd the tricolor of the Irish Free
Thn departure of the King's garrison
nnd the intnllatien of the Free State
troops wcre accomplished with a remark
able display of fraternity and geed will,
Sunday crowds, cheering enthusiasti
cally, watched the British military
mnrch te the decks with flags Hying.
Richard Mulcahy, Minister of Defense
in the Free State Government, saluted
the British colors as they came down
for the last time. ,
YOUNG PHILA. DANCER
KILLED BY TAXI IN N. Y.
Mrs. Jeannette Hughes, 1808 Seuth
Bread Street, Victim of Speeder
Mrs. Jeanettellughes, nineteen years
old, of Philadelphia, wns struck and
killed lnbtantly by u tnxicab In New
Yerk early this morning.
The young woman, who roomed lit
1808 Seuth Bread street, had geno te
New Yerk In search of a position ns u
dancer, accompanied by her mother.
She was crossing Third nvenue, nt
Nineteenth street, 'when the machine hit
her. It was running nt forty miles mi
hour nnd did net step, thn police re
port. At the Seuth Bread street heuse today
It was said that the young woman anil
her mother went te New Yerk Novem
i of n wemnn's shoe.
lfifimsnMl,TXn thn.S-.nfT-'.? faces n triangle. Th, Iranar of ? Mr. Keown Insisted, en a definite outside
II -- .wv aauu I . . . , .. . -. . I inn t IiIl miAHtimi tliAi, n, nlnl.,n,1
ueu.jiewn, apparently surprised that
X one should consider her a heroine.
Way, when I heard that man scream
loreuih the window and then tumble
in a heap, I just had te go te
set what the trouble was. I was se
minted I never thnntrht nf nv ilemrnp
lie smell of gas inside was sickening,
i ii neipca te nave my mouth and
mj covered, and the little headache
wit came after a few moments in the
HOUSO auleklv left- me nhen T ..
breath of the fresh air outdoors."
Bejs Find Bedy
When die ethers left the rentnuinnl.
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Mi. Keown then began his argument , Uiissell Jehnsen, heii of Mayer Samuel
for the dismissal of the ind ctmcuts r .T,,i,i,nn nr ii,.i,ii .i rr.i,..
ngaliiht Mrs. Brunen. , Themas, high s-.-hoel hejs. were stroll-
mg along the Unceway, a stream tha'
attracts hundreds of canoeists in the
.Tehusiiu and Tiiemns saw a girl s
body in the water and Munitiened police.
The body wns taken te the meigue nnd
iiientined as taut et iMiimn linrrlun.
Police lntei gut In touch with l.tena
Reasons for Motion
Mr. Keown said in moving te free
"I make this mellnu willi the realiza
tion that iu the event of denial, it will
net affect the status of the defendnut,
Mrs. Deris Brunen. I hasp my con
tentien en the following lenseus
Hu ljocleled Prcis
Denver, Dec. 18. Thtee bandits to te
day shot nnd probably fatally wounded
Willlnm Havener, n Federal Rcserve
Bank guard, nnd escaped with nbeut
!?200,000 In geld which was being
leaded onto a Federal Reserve truck In
fient of the Denver Mint.
The funds were bclnsj transferred
from the mint te the local Federal
Resen e Bank.
The robbers seized the geld nnd
sprang into a large automobile. An
their car sped nway armed Government
guards inside the Mint building fired
from the windows at the robbers.
The entire Denver police force quickly
wns called Inte action In an effort te
apprehend the robbers.
The robbery occurred at 10:40
o'clock, a few minutes after the Gov
ernment empleyes had begun te lend
the cold Inte the Federal Reserve truck.
While the leading was in progress
an automobile drew up in front of the
Mint building. Three mnsked robbers
sprang from it. Before the Government
employee knew what had happened the
handits opened lire from nigh-powered
I Ilavener fell at the first fui!iade.
The Government empleyes returned the
lire, but the robbers ncted nuickly,
sprang te the motertruck, grabbed the
hags of geld and escaped. While the
robbery was going en. according te wit
nesses, a second automobile touring car.
leaded with mnsked men armed with
shotguns nnd rifles steed twenty feet
from the bandit car, apparently ready
te give aid should the timidity need
Heuse Investigators te Determine
Course te Be Pursued '
Washington, l)e. IS. (By A. P.)
The Heuse Judiciary Committee te
day appointed a sub-iemmlttee te In
vestigate what action, If any, should be
taken in connection with the refusal of
Tteprek'ntnTrveTICeller". of Minne-o,it-te
testify before the committee as te the
Information en which lie- based his Im
peachment charges against Atterucj
The decision te refer the micstfnn in
a snb-commiltee was readied after nn '
hour and a half of discus-dm in exec
utive session. A motion alie w.i
adeptcil that the committee proceHed
tomorrow te take further testimony '
under the specifications filed by Mr. I
Keller. Renresentntlves Woodruff nf
Michigan, and Jehnsen, of Seuth Da
kota, have been asked te testify and
Chairman Velstead indicated tlmt n
number of officials of the Department i
of Justice also would be called.
THEATRE MAN IS SHOT;.
POLICE HOLD HIS WIFE
Film Star's Health Re Re Re
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uy iv urcviiuts uiiw &$
or Influenza Cause
of His Critical Condition
Bi Asuetlilrd Preai i
M AiiRclrs. Dec.1 IS. Wallace
Reid, motion-picture 'tar, is en the
verge of death and for several days bns
net been expected te live, according te
Mrs. Wallace Reid (Dorethy Daven
port) In nn interview today in the
Les Angeles Examiner, given nt a
Hollywood sanatorium lust night.
One of the physicians, according te
tbe Examiner, corroborated Mrs. Iteld'n
"Mr. Reid lias been near death for
the last five or six days. His teinpet teinpet
nture has repeatedly readied 103 and
his pulse l.'IO. His heart action is ir
regular nnd weak. He has fainted en
nn average of three times daily and has
lest seventy pounds in weicht. Labora
tory findings nt the pic-ent time indi
cate lie Is suffering cither from u con
dition of complete exhaustion or from
"A reinfectien of influenza is possible
.it any time and could cause his death.
This is net anticipated by attending
physicians, but it is being considered.
Brave About Death
"He thought he would die the ether
night," said Mrs. Reid. "He was se
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OF DEATH SCENE
Nen-Union Miner Who Was Left
te Die Reappears as if
UNDER CLOSE GUARD AS HE
IS CALLED AS WITNESS
Dan O'Reurke One of Six Men
Who Were Bound Together
PRESENT DIRECT EVIDENCE
live for Billy and Betty and me." refer
ring te their son nnd adopted daughter.
The physicians, describing the ucter's
illness, according te the Examiner,
"His nrescnt illness has no cennec-
Uien with ever-indulgence in alcohol or
narcotics, although such indulgences
lmve undoubtedly undermined his
strength and system in months gene
Mrs. Reid. in describinc his condition
just before the present breakdown, said I
thnt he wept and said :
" "Hew did I happen te let myself
State Attempts te Prove De
fendants Fired Shots Dur
By a Staff Correspondent
of the Evening Public Ledger
Marien, III., Dec. IS. Like n ghost
mming back te haunt the mortals he
blamed for his restless plight. Dan
O'Reurke appeared today te testify
against the five defendant en trial in
tiic first of the. Hen in massacre cases.
His nppearanca here tinrlr lienrv
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iCiiard caused a sensation nnd the prose
brave nbeut It, peer boy. Fer three i , i,,."",1'1!,, " '" J.Vi ,nJ ' PU,Ien - "ady te call him te the wit.
nights be had expected te die. He isn't , ' h 1dn t I lmve stepped long 0 lt when I .
afraid te die. but he wants se much te I Continued en Puce Ktuhlefn. eluuin Six . trjnI re.m(, ,
EARTHQUAKE IN WEST INDIES RECORDED
CAMBRIDGE, MASS., Dec. 18. A slight earthquake, ap
parently centered In or near the "West Indies, was recorded nt
the HarvardCellege seismographic station today.
GRAIN SHIPMENT SPEEDED AT BLACK SEA PORTS
MOSCOW, Dec. 18. Dispatches, from Black Sea ports indi
cate that extensive preparations for the exportation of grain are
in progress. At Noverossitll the iron works are preparing four
teen ships and at Odessa the restoration of elevators is being
rushed. The disatches estimated that 3,000,000 poeds of grain
are ready for exportation at Odessa and mere than a million at
TWINS U. S .MARKING TIME
BETTER SERVICE ON EUROPEAN ISSUE
'First, tlmt the indictment charges: ! fi..
C'urlin and learned of the all-night (if- i
'And both Mehr and Mrs, Brunen
planned, alde'd and abetted in the mur
der of Jehn Brunen. willfully, felo
niously nnd with m.illce aforethought.'
i rrem a careful rewew or the testi
meny, I am absolutely renviuced that
there was nothing presented that war
rants the retention of Mrs. Ilninen en
this charge. Te pioe this statement,
I urn willing te specify any reference,
no matter hew slight, tlmt was ninde
concerning .nrs, nrunen (lurinp
testimony of the State's witnesses.
"The Stnte bus spoken of her pics,
ence nt tbe home at the time of the
murder. That was her lawful abode
nnd only I elates te the pursuit of her
dally vocation. It has net been proved,
as stnted iu the Indictment, thnt she
deliberately planned nided or abetted
in thn murder of her hiibnnd."
Mr. Keown then tcvlewed the testi
mony against Mis Brunen. He said:
"Dr. Stewnit Maul said that Mrs.
FIND 60 QUARTS OF WINE
IN WRECKED AUTOMOBILE
Accetding te Director Tyler,
Jacob Rldgeway in Serious Condition P. R. T. te Restore Reute 39 i With Occupation of Ruhr Tem
Following Family Brawl ' anri r:,,uc,,0 i ;,, ,. :i ..-..! .i!..:.x
i , . T, i i "' wjnkiv. 1.111V ivi uuiuiny vi;i itiii. nuiiiiiniiLrii-
.incoe miigeway, pinprictnr of n
m""-v ".0cn.i"K l'ict'' theatre at Fifth and Reute 1 8 tien Is Proceeding filewlv
O'Reuike. one of the men who were
shot during the f.ital riots lest June.
was left Ijing en n reaif, supposed te
be djiiiff. But today he returned, as if
fiem the grave, te tell his story. lie
still bears the mniks from tbe wound
thnt he received.
Tie was one of a half dez:n men who,
it has been testified ., i,., . .i
!a ' " aw "llt ill. IIIT
Hernn cemetery after the iecriiu mob
, hnd marched them threuKli TIcrrlH. Tin
n,r.n "i..:: '1. """;RK. l"
" '" "-ii irisc erenthlti!; when
seen and another told of nttempting te
Rive n drink of water te the Ihins
Jictims and of being ordered te lear
by one of the prisoners.
O'neurke One of Victims
The State alleges thnt one of the msn
nni'fif-I!4 ,I'"t ,iim waP 0,nurkc. ami
another was Heward Heffman, for
whose murder the fire ,lfnn.l,, .....
j Jitiw en trial Heffman ifimi twldavs
....w in me nespuni. hut OTteurke rc rc
(evercd from his wounds.
Xedflr Grnrre X'elann n r.,... -i
his wife first took the stand. Thet
live near fVcnshnws Cressinr. The
vaw a rprtien of the mob leading pris
oners along the hicliwnr. They savr
I one of these prisoners full. .The nrk
, cners were nl out iwe mllcrt from ;hf
-trip mine. They had ben forced tl
I lirt that d'etance.
t'. K. McDowell, sunerintcndeiit of.
the strin nunc. who. the defense will
try te show, was hiettcht into William.
son County hv the Southern Illinois
(enl (empany te break up the strike,
was the man who fell. UP W:,H enc:
"" "' "" uillTIf CllililSICU,
J Saw ,-i0O Armed .Meil
M.y. NV!.ei, testified she saw th
.,d,,"r!'iwmi ,,ntNl by- 'i00 nr!""1 "
.ml McDowell wounded en the face.
young pcibens in Bridgeton frequent it Rockland sttects. js in a seiieus cun-
rondheuso and n dniice hall in Fast Oltlnn in the Jewish Hospital, shot
yinelnnd. 'lie loadheuse is en the through the head. His wife. M.
line ,dl itling ( umberlnnd and Atlantic Flnreme Ridgewnv. thirtv-five ui s
counties. Dnmcs me held in the hall nld U nn.l...- n-reLi .i.r,;.i .. :i. ',i...
every night, including Sunday, it isi shentiin.. '
When ti i t taken te the hospital
SUBWAY CRUSH COMPLAINT, THOROUGH SURVEY URGED
j---, nm.mup nien;; en his wooden le.
nn. punched him in the bid: nnd
two men led hmi away from the crowd
down the read." she testified, "j leatil
shots from the dlrei-tlen in whhj, ,W
Dinvell had b. en I-d." The .(itn.ss
liil Mrs. Otis flnrL- ..if! ..r '.. ,t"l-l
"I 1I1IC III
There nie said te he iiiimeinni iH1j
the j and seciet wine picsses In the section
near inc leunty Jim, leung men and
glrlc frequenting the tenitery are known
te have obtained wine and ether iutexl.
Slv months nje the authorities at
Bridgeton adopted dance-hnll icgulii
tiens that were Intended te prceul
young girls fiem freiiucntlng such
places without escorts nnd tit late hours.
The roedhoiise and dame hnll near the
ceuntv line ate outside the Bridgeton
holler .eiviee en t Iiiich affecting
Ridgewnv told nhvsicinm he shut him. the northeast, which had been alteied
self accidentally while cleaning a re-' or discontinued wbcii llie I'mukferd
velver, but under inicstlenliiT b De- ' "L" began eperntiiig, wn ordered re-
teitlvc Reeies he icvrnlei information i stored tedny. offer live oath next month
Naval Hospital, League Island, Ad
dress en Driver's License
Sixty quarts of wine were found in
a touring car driven by William Mc
Phall, Mantua avenue nenr Thirty
sixth street, nfter his machine ctaehed
nun a iriu-K near .iiicera, ,, , m..
cording te Slate police. '
Several of Mel'liaH's ribs were bruktn
iu tlie collision, which occurred Sat
urday night. Police say his drhcr's li- j
cense gave his address as the Fnited
Stntcs NnvHl Hesptal nt League Islnnd
The Injured man wns gltcn medical!
treatment at the Stale pollen bnrrnelii '
at Haiiinioiiten. lln wns released tndn
In fplOOO bail by Justice of the I'eac'e ,
HIROHITO NOW HAS CATARRH1
Teklo. Dec. IS. (By A. P.) -The
Prince Regent, llirnlille, liis iececred
iii'iii in- .xw. , ii.iiii hi mi ii-Mi'ri. imh
new is HlifTeiin;- from an attack of bron
chial, cntnnh, uccerdlng (e nil an
nouncement by the department et Pe
imperial nottscneia." r
Continued en race Ulclitrm. Column Une
IS FOUND IN STREET
"Happy Jack Williams" Refuses te
Name His Assailant
Harry William. Known ns ''Happy
Jack" Williams, was found Ut a con
dition bordering en collapse by Samuel
Ruben, 1521 Weed ttreet, nenr Seventh
nnd Callowhill streets, early this morn
ing. Ruben saw Williams stagger and
lushed up and held him as be was
about te fall te the sidewalk. Williams
muttered that he hail been hit by mi
niitrituehUc. ttnhen hnlte.l n unssiiiL'
I meter and bad the man taken te Roec-
At the hospital physicians found
Williams suffering fiem two serious
bullet wounds in his hack. He refused
te say who his assailants were. He
gave his address as Franklin street
GREEK SHIP CALLS AID
But Foreign Tongue Puzzles Crew of
Bosten. Dec. 1S. (By A. P.)
Radie messages received today snid the
Greek steamship Melpo, bound for this
pert from Immingham, with In need of
assistance, with her steering gear dis
abled. The iue.sagc,s came from the
steamship rteerge Washington which
was in communicniieu wnn tlm ship.
that led le the arrest of his wife today
The sheeting eceuncd Saturday
morning. Ae cording te the police c'f
I he Branehtewn station, Mr. anil Mrs.
Rldgeway quarreled in their home nt
.".'11 IJuucnnne avenue, cailv thnt nmrn.
I lug. The wife, they say, obtained tlie
weapon and followed her husband Inte
the hall, where she shot him. The
bullet pierced his bend beneath the right
eje. Then, the police say. she icpented
her act and summoned a physician liv
ing in the neighborhood.
At n hearing before Magistrate I.iu
dcll teelaj. Mis. Rldgeway admitted
quarreling with her husband but denied
she had shot him. She was held iu
$100(1 ball for a further bearing Decem
CHRISTMAS TURKEYS DROP
Wholesale Prices at Hatfield and
Langhorne 48 te 58 Cents
Turkejs for Christmas hreuclit
The anreiiiicenieiii w:m made
Her position wns gi en as nbeut 1200, sligbth lower prices wholesale today
miles cat et Si. Jehns, N. !'. T.nii.i- rhnu the nriies ceniinniiilcil lmm,ll,.il..
the (lenige Washington reported thnt ! before Thanksgiving (it Hatfield anil
the Melpo wns broadcasting messages in I I.nngheine.
tbe (ireek tongue which no one en tbei At Ilntfield today the prices mii"ed
Deg Dies in Flames
After Saving Family
Cleveland. Dec. 18.-Ill- A. P.)
Puppy, just a mongrel deg, Is
dead 'ufter Ids balks hud mvecj his
muster, nilhliess and their eight-mouth-old
daughter. Puppy, meused
by smoke early today, harked initjl
Air, and .Mrs. Autliun) tirniuiu wcie
iiwnl.ened and until he saw them
safe In the home of a neighbor
Then he dashed back into the hnute
and wan trapped Iu the Humes,
Washington could decipher.
Copenhagen, Dec. IS. (Bv A. P )
,T1i" . i)n,'!Nl' Ht-.""Mhip 'I.ituniili'i,
which left ew erk December tl for
Danzig nnd I.ibau with crge and pas
sengers, is reported aground en Born Bern
holm Island in tlie Baltic Sea.
BOOKED FOR TOMORROW
Clear and Much Celder Forecast An
nounced by Weather Bureau
The temperature will drop te nbeul
lit degrees liy tomerriiw morning, the
fiem -IS te ,"S cvnts acceriliiiL- m ihe
cpuillty of tlie live birds while at I.nng I.nng
berne thev (est fiem SO te TiS cents.
In the face of these wholesale prices,
two retailers in Dojlestewn said they
will supply turkejs te their entire
Christmas trndc at net mere than r5
cents n pound dressed. The gobblers
are fresli-Ullleii fiem nearby States,
WOMAN VICTIM0F GAS
: Mrs. Mathilda Hof Found Dead,
With Brekei Fixture Near
.Mrs. Mathilda Hof. sixty. fmn. !..,..,
local Weather Bureau forecast edti "M- -' 'est "nScl't street, ' was
ns a cold wine warning was sent niit found dead from gas Iu her room rnrlj
for Peniisjlinnla. New Yerk and tln- " morning by her daughter, Mis.
Philadelphia Rnnnl Tia-mi edicinls te the Ruhr
a remmiiicc repri'-enui"; r ii.cns ni uici .:.,. i,i ,,
'Pliirlv.llni., '.,l .i 1, i.l iin,lnun.l '" ""
iipninst the Oinrlnimi r nf Itimti. IV. "" '""0 in r
By CMNTOX W. t.H.BKBT
lan fiirfv.ieiiilrnt Kinilnr t'ulille l.nlcer
topinedf. !); hi Vub' r l.rdatr Ce
Wasliinjleu. Dec is
by I prospect of the l'ren h ec upatien
. - " -., i ni"
"" 'cciiveci men. wns in the nieb.
.ir. .oi-en clec'nred nbeut thii.r
nienibcTs of th" mob carried guns. Me
md .McDowell we.i iianlly able te wnKc
i.'it. i -no member f r.ie ine!i siruc;; !ii,.i
with p,. eia Clark. IP M1 ,,.
Oscar Ilewnnl v In. .,11! i, ...' i ,.."'
.- HI. the I ;hefi. He saw Clfl.'.c and llew'nrd In k
' "MP, t llllt -HK 111 f in ..net
npiMienil .-ncrteii for t,e wJI-w .W"!!""1 ,i!1 1,l ltci"nrel found
. the AdmiinMrniiem t lkin , . umls llit. W"!l l"" UnUft
llie F.utepc i.i i,t i.itteu.
A .iiuniber of Stnte'a iviiM...-. ,.. .
which fermerh ran in Lehigh avenue Tlie enlj suggestion one biirs is tlmt WC(,k were net entirely satisfactory ti
and Menipliix stieet
t e Stnte and the surpriii,B change
nnu tne iiiieii- this rennin i.-c.,. ,. ....
. . . --.! Ulltfll- llllill J 'llllllll !!
iiiukiiicc ei iieuie ..; v iiica i eiiiiecieu i,ue f..,i , , . ' "." "'. "i III east one of them lin,t
Richmond nnd the I'mi mount Pail, sec r"n" lwi fl11 nhn.it . en.lith.i,. shen lise te rumors f t' id?,, '
tien. abroad. This bisection ,s u-ieffi, ml' '"deed, these , 1JH Jin,.iell j " T-'mn
Reute r, IMendc.l "" tee much weight should net heal-''' "tumor fueterj." RiimerH flv ,
W. C. ITiinbnr and Ralph T Senior. , Uuh,c '" '' , , i "";" a" !"" ''i, n week r se Be.
vice piesidents of the P R. T . received ' ,. '"J1 S1W" ".? "", tcpeuts that , . 0l", t,'ll", hev farmers of the leuntr
the committee anil Inter is--ied this ', , ! ' r ' ex''",ls "'" s"01' '" dete in.ine '''v" svretlv erganised te "set"
.,.,.... J"f-t what (icrmuni ran mn 'Pi,..t.. niiners who nre .-i hi i, I, ,.,,.... ...r..
"In lieu et the sen Ice Reute Ne, IS
formerly gave te the uertbeih -eetlen.
P. It. T. propose', as fellow
1 UU fllliii.
renresoiitntl.ne ui 1.1 .."... i , 1,.. ,..:n ..... ..i..:,V.. "' "I'l'carn
. ' . 4 ' annuel un OS llM.lltri , v ' I'linvni IIMIIIUilllOll.
reports go se tar as l siif-uet tlllt ' farmer witnesses.
in the dispute between the i'ren
Anether rumor is tlmt a brother of
u. T. propose, us toiiewi: , ,.'.., "" ul' ","" "" i renen nmi , ;",'' i nun a hretlier i
"Tn Aliernti, lir.nl,, l '.-. Ii-r.ni tt.e 'erillllllS IIS te U lint t 10 reilll. II I innu ne OI the State H WllllCSSOM iv, iu .....II
- .......... - - t tiii- t ,,,,,1.1 i... :.. ... ,... i ., -: .':" "iii-
" or. uiin uie ether nicht. Tlie
point of beginning, i.ehicli avenue and
Memphia stveet, en Muuphls te Nen Is,
le Susquehnnnn avenue, te tiirard ave
nue, te Second, te Third, te RIiut, te
Second, te Mlfllln. te Mowiniensing
nvenue, te Third, te (liiard ,ienue, te
N'erris. te Tlieniiisnn. te Ycuk. teCednr
te Lehigh avenue, te Memphis, point ',
Reute Ne. .".!) does lt:n!i
"With reference te the service for
merly given by Reute Ne. .".! te the
northeast section, P. R. T. in opuses as
"Te operate Reute .'!') beginning nt
Thirty-third and Dauphin siteet-, en
Dauphin te Frent, te KcuMiiKtnu nve
nue, te Cumberland, le llh hnieuil, te
Huntingdon, te Ceral, te Su-nueliimnn
nvenue, te Twentj'-llrst, te Yerk, te
Thirty-third, te Dauphin, point of be
"These change will bei nine effective
ins seen after the first of the ear as it
iiKiire sueiiid no.
The (icimans mere
asked that we shcml
tha-l onie have I nrewiers resemble ciuh ether deselv
Mtt- , , ., . . -- - 'U'l IHIBl"l.
.1 t) . i ..ii T ' , IIIIIII'I Ivl .lllll til Ii it... ... I. !.... I .
trnters en .1,1., , V . .. "..'.. "'".'I,,-.. I i...' ... " '"" " u
'i 'it 1 1 1 ii i. iiur i no i ,i iu i "' ".ii' i i'ii i .
New Knchind States
The prediction for tonight ,, (...,
and much colder. There will be in.
'creasing cleudinrsH I orrew, followed
bv snow In tbe afternoon or nk-hi
1 M...l.....,t.. H.....I. ...I...I.. niMII,
..i.MUiiin iiinuni i.i iiiniin ere e.xpcclrd
When Teil ihlnh el Wrltlas,
TblnU ut WHIT I N1 A4v.
I town, jeuterdny, but rain speilcd'the
Ice thick enough le bear rkaters i.ev.'
d Klinwoed Park Luke, near Xurrls.
Mrs. Hof, who had been suffering
from lieart trouble, wns found with the
gas fixture Ijing beside her upon the
Iiuur, nnd It Is supposed that she wns
overcome b an attack when she leached
up te nun off ih" gas mid fell, draggln
the IKture with hoi.
It' lf.S A INIjll .M.TOMOIIII.1", VOU
wnt, juu'll find ft en rare 2T.--.tdr,
nil .siKII, SO nil' MS In I. ii,.i, ,. I.... . i. .
.i ,, , "'i"'in mi'm , i in
the 1.,'cnch me vvillitnr that the rep,. '
liens mnlil.i... . I.. ... i.i i .' . . i
...... , . , ,,, ,. nppre.ii icd in
his weiv. Am. of nn , ,.,.i... .1.
AdinlnistiMiien were iisked' Iu Mil
.euutr.e.s invelv.sl (.,,,,., ns lmvUe
no pesMibillly exists of is ,,,, s0
Ne frank sintemeut of tl. situation
an be innile which ,cs net disclose tl..
fact that even this Mignctinu e,' in
nqullj bv c.-.pertH is eni.v one of il,n
ini.unier.ible guesses that uie fleatin,
about here tnrted h.v the ellhial an an
neuncetne.it ilmt "the A.lmlni.natlen
I" doing nil It can."
Lean Remark Misinterpreted
nJlM "i,",1z," M,'n'll,fi """ I'nvp been '
published about what the ri.it,., States,
Is going te de In Km,..,.. ii i..., .,',. '
sei.n.N in IhesWihi ,r:
will he possible for the cniupanj te ar- 'he uugiiarded tetiiurk of a Cabinet, nlii
range." 'er, who 1ms nothing te de with f..c
I'lln KHIIMllllllu, ll.lll.l.,.l Tl.l.l..L II.... eiZll rellllllllW lll.r. 1... "''
, ..- , ... ,,,,,. I., , , ,,,,,,,,, ., ti- inn ' , , - - ""i mi niiei I at iniitii
hlsen, Uie Rev. Mntthew Hand, i he '""" ' Id1- rcumik hn.s been mlsiniec
Rev. .1. A. Piigh. Jehn Tut He. A. M. f'reted and exasgeniteil out of nil . ...
Sin, I, I ,... . t. .. .... a . .
'""" " " '-c ma 01 tne temper
e eiiilmini en I'-se'riu.. l3luIiinI1J
FAMILY FLEES FIRE
Smoke Gives Alarm of Blaze at 674
North Maya Gtreet
! SmoKe fro,,, jL n.: ,n , ,,01) f
Hevvnid Lllis. In I North Mays slreet
i.irli tii.iav. i wakened i;iu fro,
sound sleep. Juunliig out of bed. hi
leiiiul th Heur en lire, the fl.tiu.n mv.
ing In en I'emmutiiiutcil from u heater
iu the cellar.
i lie called his wife and two children
ami l.uined th-in into the street clad
1 in their night ele liin.t . lie then turned
In nu ahum The iiuinngc was about
SOVIET DISMISSES CONSULS
Representatives of France and Tan
Other Countries te Quit Vladivostok
Wnldren. Philip Sterling, a State Rep. Portion te its significance.
t'Osnnlntlle ! t'nllliii im.n VV i. In, ,,i,.l II llie .1 II 111 111 IKt l-n I Im, ,n. I ,i
Hetiiel nnd Themns M. Rhe ihnii- r?"'M' by the false hopes ,ised nbreml ' Vladivostok. iVe. LS. - (P,v A IM
'" ,,, U,,!'r .''""Pf,?" W1,'s etnliiK ever Tl'e Soviet fSeverniuent of VladlVinitek
Mayer Moere tedaj teceived a fmnial ! , " ,".wu", UlJ billions te save l'.'iirepe. i which recently took ever the ndmlnls.'
cemplant signed by I'.T. .eidents of ' H '"' enl Itself , unne. (),, 'j.c , I ration of the city nnd surreiindlnc
tl..V.;l.l;i....i r ir,.'"i ".'"... one side is the I, , . ' l" '' .,. '" '"0 ' . V r I. .. " ' .. "":.-?"rr' un0'"C
... ... ,n , ,. .'-.'hnill null i ., ni . I -'-. ...,n ii I liehc IWO ' Ji "M'liiii en nil' ITIIIIOria. IIAR
Sansom streets protesting iigniiiM ever- '", ', 0,1,i"ulM' And en thn ether there I erdeied the consul of France and ten
crowded cendll Ions in the Market street iN. H"' luck of frankness of the Slate ' nther countries, te close their censulatii.
Miliwaj -elevated, DePiirlment. . mid leive within a week. "
Mayer Moere turniH itm ni'eteci ,.i,... I'll te this memei.t nil n.,.i i !
te City Trniislt Director Twining nnd i w'c,,rI rrn, the State Departnient is ti
ordered he make an InvesilL-ni Inn ' . L. :. IS " I
C vn,,a M rate w.htwB. cun), -
.Nn ur' helldur g 1(1 tn the n.tfls
cted fruit tnnU dillVleS
loll, biuci and dsiMrts. it,? "
"' "-" J-W."JB.-iy.m.IMat .