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EVENING PUBLIC LEDGER
VOL. IX. NO. 85
Entered ni atcend-Cliii Matter at thv Pojtetnee at Philadelphia, Fa.
Under the Act of March 8. 1679
PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1922
PMuh.a arA'J'iSiJU, hr ""'
PRICE TWO CENTS
SHIS DRIVE DN
"EVERY LITTLE BIT HELPS
pire Underwriters Detail Spe
cial Investigator te Three
125 NEW STATE TROOPERS
GO TO BARN-BURNING AREA
Insurance Experts Admit They
Are Bafflecl Anether Build
The National Beard of Fire Under
writers, ndmittins t i b'l br ,I,C
mysterious barn fires In Chester, Dehi
Mrc and Montgomery Counties, 1ms
drtallcd nn expert Investigator te the
tirtc counties. who wl.I work under
cover In nn effort te run uewn iuc m
Other developments leuny in meuum.
(or the firebugs Included ft shift of
State police, whereby 125 new men.
net known In the tactien, were brought
t Wctt Chester te take the places of
troopers who ham been en duty for the
list month. '
Chester County citizens, niarmeu ej
ite Increasing boldness of the Incen
diaries, "ill held n maw meeting to
morrow night in the Trcdyffrin Court-
tr7 CIUD te raise niiius ""
employ private detectives nnd guards.
The meeting was cenea ny uiciiuru
llWdhteii. "f I'""", nnd is expected te
be attended by several hundred farmers.
vine arc in IU.IWIU..1 ... .......-,
iwnkened at night by the glaze of u
Experts Are Untiled
Tc,.rnn(. exnerts who have analyzed
the situation In the three counties In
in effort te solve the mystery of the
Miming of thlrty-bcven bnrns admit
tbey are Dauieu, . ,
"We can't understand it. nnd that is (
the reason the Nntlenal Beard of Flic Liar.w M0hi- Frnm Call Ail
Underwriters hns sent nn expert In- , narry mom, rrem -eil, MH-
vestinater Inte the section," 'lheiuas
KiKii.tiWiCi4Ci,sr1" ?-:v.- ,t, ;xbi.Ai.r ; , .i ;.. lis. --? . ; i;
ms&mn:. y ? v 3 f m, imw3m&mmfA
ASK FOR HOOVER
0 HEAD SURVEY
Proposal Made by Germany te
Have American Business
' Men Probe Conditions
APPROVAL OF BRITAIN
SAID TO BE CERTAIN
Negotiations Opened by Com
mercial Bedy Headed by
TMat'n wlmt tills youngster raid today as he cathcred neraps n pen coal
along tlie Washington avenue railroad trachs. "We're sure te heat the
house for old Santa Clans, anyway," the boy added. Hundreds. of per
sons, their homes reld because they can't net con), walk the railroad
track picking up tlie "drlpplnV from coal cars
IRS. DRUNEN OFF mm
10 SEEK A RESI
M. Patterson, secretary of the Pcim
vlr.inla Fire Insurance Company, said
"The moral hazard docs net enter,
he taid, "because hams belonging te
rich men ami liavinc very little insur-
tnee en them have burned nleng with
thniw nf nner men. On the ether hand.
if geme insane person Is responsible, he I 111 ami
could net possibly cover se wide a tcr- 'die, jrr.
ruery as unit innrn 111 w. i" iu,w
counties. There have been fires in
widely separated sections nt about the
sarw hour en the eame nights.
"Slate police ure rnnninp; around in
a circle. They are baffled Just like we
are. They are a fine bunch, but ft mys
leir like this is enough te confuse the
IvCHifst minds In the world of crime de
"There was nn cnideinlc of barn
burnings In Bucks County about ten
jears age, but it was confined te a com
paratively Miiall area and the pre-
manias who was responsible whs cap
Mr. IMiterien said the fires might
f'S'lbly he caused by atmospheric con
ditions, but with this opinion Ames I'.
ttradllnj:, j-rerelrir.v of the Philadelphia
Mibmlan Fire Uudcrwrltert' Auseeln-
tin. disixreei. ! v
this 1.', net the teneeit for u.irnljlir
neunces His Confidence of
Obtainine: New Trial
SISTER GOES TO NEW YORK
l bereft of two of her chll-
AuqiiMn Melir, nged mother
of Mrs. Deris Ttrntien nnd llnrry C.
Melir, is awaiting the tecelid home heme home
cemiuj; of the daughter who wan freed
last nlKlit of the murder o,f.."Heni't
Jehn" Ilruucn. te comfort her for the
less of the i-en who was convicted,
nnd new is awaiting 'bcnlcnc In thu
Mount Helly jail.
Mrs. Melir knewa that tliejiiry which
Int night ended it's) consideration of
the Brunei) murder with the ne.-pilttnl
of one of her children, found the nthrr
uflt of murder in the first degree,
nnd recommended that he expiate the
crime by u lifetime of hard labor in
the New Jertej State Prison.
The mother. In 111 health ever since
the uuest of her children following the
I truzfdj Mineh 10 hist at lUverslde.
I., ceuapseu lute inst nianc wncn
heard tht Harry uml been con
Bank of North America and
Commercial Trust Company
lly A$3eclated rrets
Londen, Dec. 21. The request made
by n German trade commission that n
committee of American business men,
headed by Herbert Hoever, visit Ocr
many te undertake a thorough survey
of economic conditions that would be
used no the basis of a new reparations
treaty, we.'i seen hrre today ns per
haps the starting point of the fleck of
rumersn ns te American intervention
In the reparations problem.
, Great Britain, it Is emi-nfficinlly
I learned, hns informed the American
Mate Department of ity consent te nucli
a plan. The British Government's
message, pent in response te an Inquiry
from (lie United Stntcs, it was said, is
expected te be followed by the assent
I of France, te which the American Gov
1 crnment nle communicated tbe Ger-
The proposal was made bv n German
commission headed by Cnanceller Cune
te the United .States Chamber of Com Cem
merce, which in turn Is understood te
have iiHltcd Secretary Iloevt te pre
sent the plan at a Cabinet meeting.
This was done nnd the matter passed
into the hands of Sccretnry Hughes.
The Germans propose that the Amer
ican Commission determine the extent
of Germany's ability te pay. and assert
that they .would agree te meet this
amount If France nnd Grent Britain
approved of the plan. Te llii.; end
Secretary Hughes opened negotiations
with tbe Londen and Fans Governments.
Known te patrons of Atlantic
Highlands by the above nickname.,
because of her Mulling ceurtC!y ami
lvaclly, has disappeared from
home and police, of Philadelphia
ami ether cities nre seeking licr
DROPS POKER CHARGE,
FREEING FIVE WOMEN
Get Guns "te Sheet Birds"
Day Before Herrin Riots
Dealer Links Hugh Willis' Name With Pur
chases bu Union Miners Witness Involves
Clark in McDowell's Murder
Bi a Staff Correspondent of tlw. Evening Public Ledger
Merlen. 111.. Dec. 21. Ward Trevli-1 today that Willis telephoned Mm J"
.union, hi., i,... -i. ,, . , M,ine lru is le sheet
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non, n witness ii mu .im,'; "-
ODD IN TEXAS
TO ELECT SENATOR
'Democrats of State Premise
Sensation When Mayfield
NO CHANGES IN EMPLOYES
TIiii merger nf (lie Bank of North
America, H07 ("best nut street, with the
Commercial Trust Company, City Hall
Square, wns voted today by the direct
um of both iiiMitutieiis.
The consolidated institution is, te be
known as the Bunk of North America
and Ti-iift Company nnd will luJve u
capital nnd surplus of $10,000,(100.
Beth banking; offices are, te be continued
at their present locations.
Aside from the financial ImpeUancc
of tlu rncigcr there is also it vein of
sentiment, because the Bank of North
America is -he. eldest one in the United
States. It was 'founded bv Hubert
Merris, financier of the Revolution, nnd
was chartered In J781 by the Conti
ii Kf Vri'" Fnssinere. preMdcnl of the
iiiiiiN in -ei in America, is te be preI
.w i, ' he said. ".Most lires of that ilcteil. Fer a l-rlef hour and a hnl(r,Mlt of the combine, i stitut e , ,Tn ,',
'ii" occur durlnp seasons when there her daughter wns with her te cheer nnd j rt. Mnhen, pieMdent of tl e ('. n'me re in
alljlitnlnp. Farmers put gree crop, I comfort; her. but then Mrs. Uriiii-. Trust Cemp.my will , ",. "in M ...
''tutheban, ami,, 5nb Is formed whivh,l.ih MillMc Mehr. a younger siM.-r. ,lf tIa beun, ,;f dirCrters. "ial""-"'
-er in, Hi- i2niii.il iiv tiirhniin,. rv' i left for New erk. JIattlu retuinciit
'W.ldl it linns nnl ..fr'il.-., ll.n !,,,.,, Il.'tlli- aft'TDO Hi. Ml'S. llrillieil Will IjO
1. ' - . .... .. I ,
"If hnlliej HCrr lirlnw lmi.nnrl Ineln.ml
"f harm the wh.le i euntrvslile would
n arm.-, mul if uwit.l nm l,u i..n.
'"is mini I In. inepndlnrl'N were enn-
I II'."!. Illll 'iltll hnrnu If In .lifl'.M .....
Iiitirest, in them."
?eue a weelt.
Gene lv New Yerk
Mi. Mehr. with Mnllle, has been
Iviiu in the Stanley Apartments, nt
:;0-".i Ridge inenue.
.nt'ie Melir wa seen there today,
en her leturn from the hurried trip te
New Yerk, nnd .laid thin Mrs. llrum-n
hud d"enJ'il ie remain uwnv for n week,
te re-1 her nerves.
M, mniliei l ery III. lth .i
:ni ici'l muse In uMcndnnce," faid Mis
MuIt. "anil 'is my i-ister is ntar the
point of li''l eis eliiiuttluu alsu. il
win ilei ideil i liev had bull belier rest
I for awhile.
I "We rvpfel llnrr.v te Ret a jum,- tiial.
liel i jmnI. M.nl liK Innocence will be
, pmi'i!. We don't want him piirdeued,
' we wirit liiin lliilieati'd."
Mis Jieiir did riot spare lliuel
BriMieii, i he murdered niiin s daughter,
' tut- lestUjing as a ('otuiiienwenllh wit
ness a!e i-iillnl lur nnnearance en
I "lie i.i!,, k,
.hmllr Barn lXMm.sed
'"''I tip. viilniice of State trmp- i
'" anil tarnei. the barn en th furm ,
'I Mi-tdnii tVl.i.iry, ne.ir SwHehind.
Mftji.isniiicrv I'miuiy, wns burned l.'n"
'light, with m lii .,' ist.iinn if,-. ,i I
V'eeil. 1 -,,. f ,e f,.n,i. i eeiniin-iMl1
ere -v.iu ,, I,,,., ,,ij,, iii'lin.
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."11 tie (nn ill t'linnnrii :! I'i.i,.,. v..
ii'tOtni.l.il,. witli,,,,! l.1)t: ,, Men 'le
'live invin f,.,m ,i, i, ii.tj, , ,1,,.,.
""! betere it bin-it into (liimes
Ih.eii m, ti tliiini.li, ,.. i.M ,1-r. i I....
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rnntlniinj nn pace NIiiimh" rnlunilTVHn '
OPPOSED BY WOMAN
iAPPar8 Suddenly In Court te Enter
Caveat Against Execution
1)1111(111. Dee. 'JI.- A urilrv.,, 1,.w,. '
"a me was net divulged, suddenly up- !
Pwrcd in the Probate Cemi today mid !
p. ,.'. " "J 0,.'lci' " rveat ugnl.isl Hie
exeyiii en of t. w n of i 0.. v,.,,,.
Illle JlIM Us III-, brni'lne r.r, H... ...II
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Villi', l K .11,
Details of Merger
.?'ll"in,rP'1' '""J,,t '1S announced
te(lu, in thu Htntement:
"At tbe regular meetings 0f tbe di
lectors of the Bank of North America
and the Commercial Tuist Ceiupany
held this miirninB. the ivupective beards
approved of a p),,,, u e.,iiMiIidutieii of
the two Institutions. This plan will
be Mibmittnl te (Ii,. ite-kblders of
eneh in due reurse .n if approved by
tncni. win beoeniff ope.-atixe as seen as
tlie lesiil reqi',.....J1Us ,.;, 1k, ,-emiitPtPfl.
"ill" dlrectl .11 ami .Wfinnru ..f .!.
Dicappcarancc of Purse at Party la
Five women who were nrrested at a
poker party a week aw en suspicion
of larceny when the purse of one of the
plnjers dlsnppcaied. were discharged
by Magistrate O'Connor tednj. He said
the matter had been "amicably ndiiist
ed" and that Mrs. Jennet te Geldberg,
I.V17 Seuth Sixth street, owner of the
purse, bud withdrawn procreation.
The women arrested were Mrs. Snrah I
Senkeff. 20IO Seuth Darien .tieettl
Miss Dorethy Pnluerl. Slxleenlh street !
nboe Poplar; Mrs. A'im Mjer-. I'll 10 I
Seuth Darien street; Mrs. RebeieJ j
jiiceDs, Mxtn street near .Muster, and
MrH. Hattle Levy, Rcdfield street near
CHIEF "JUSTICE TAFT
Is Recuperating Rapidly but Must
Rest Ten Days
StiTial Dpatch le ISvmti-a rubttr t.'ilucr
Washington, Dec. 21. Chirf Justice
Tnft was operated en Saturd'i ul the
Garfield Hospital in this city. The
surgeons found stones in Ids bladder
nnd (successfully removed them.
The Chief Justice steed the opera
tion well. He returned t his home en
Wyoming avenue .vestcrdaj . wher.- lie is
recuperating. Tlieie are no compli
cations. Tlie physicians in attend
ance fay that it will lie nceer-.iri for
him te rest ten days, when it will lie'
pe.-sihle. for him te lenune r. weil; en
tlie Supreme Bench. The ( eiirt recoil-I
venes en January 2. I
The Chief Justice's general health in I
recent jears lias been geed, lie Is net '
as much eerweiKlit new us when he.
was President. Careful dieting and
li'Kiilur exercise buve kept him in geed,
Herrln massacre trial, testified today
that he saw Otis Clark, one of the
defendants, some time after the riots
show ii hnndful of cartridges and heard
Him sny: "This is the head of u
enrtridge we lifcd out then te kill
The State In attempting le prove
that Clark Is one of the men who killed
Superintendent McDowell, of the mine
force. The defense tried te Jmpcneh
Trevlllinn's testimony by showing that
he had a dispute with Clark ever n bill
nnd wns prejudiced. Trovillien is n
rural mail carrier.
Al Steele, foreman of the power
house near the weeds where twelve
Lester strip miners were shot down
along n barbed wire fence, testiflul that
he saw the crowds, heard the tdioelltig,
nnd later found the dead men. He
recognized none of the mob, but Mild
he snw Hugh Willis chairman of tills
sub-district of tin- union mine winkers,
drive up in n cur.
Il wns prehnM.x Willis, noenling te
the Slate, who tried te step tlie rioters.
Willis nit today beside the defeiiiie
iitternejs. Steele was asked Iiv the
Stnte whetlir lie saw Willi in the
Steele did net. until Attorney l.ewh,
for t''e defense. eies.--e.iimim d him.
Lewis nii, "Yeu -did nel reeegnlxe
Willis nut there, did veu? '
"I i ruize tbe ninn there new,"
land Steele pointed te WiUK
Guns ' te Sheet Birds"
Clmi-ley SWinffriT. innniser of a
' lint-.lu -l-i. s hit ie Icrril . ffilil tlie inrv
This was en June 21. I lie iev nrwii
the mnsucre. A number of men, said
Sclinffner, came Inte tlie store for guns
and ammunition. "I would net give It
ti them." siild Schuffner.
"Ln;er en the same day. resiinjefi
s,.iirrnpr. "n fellow telephoned nie. lie
said: 'Is that you, Charley' This is
Hugh Willis. Seme of the bejH want
some guns te sheet some birds. Let em
have 'em. Make duplicates of their or er
ders and glve them te inc." I
"I've known Hugh Willi" for fifteen
years. I recognized his voice. '
( Vns. einminnf Inn by the defense
fercvd Schalfner te ndmlt that lie eeuhl
no be certnln It wa Hugh NMllW who
telephoned te him.
SehnlTner udmitted that he never n-k-cd
Willis te pav for the twelve shot
guns, six revolvers and .100 rounds of
ammunition Inter received by the
Mine Truck Fired On
Tl,,. first evidence that the mine
Tries te Take Seat
OF KLAN TO BE REVEALED
Invisible Empire in Other Statts
Likely te Be Subject of
fly u Staff CorreipetdtHt
Washington, Dec. 21. A senatorial
'en-iitiennl. involving tlie activities of
the Ku Kinx Klnn in politics, Is prom prem
ised by conservative Democrat", when
Senater-eiei i L'nvle 15. Mayfield, of
Tesnn, appears te claim his sent as
Senater from thnt State,
They are nreiuired te rlmrce thnt th
truck bearing non-union la.ierc -1 Klnn spent in execc of $200,000 ta
SWdS ?Suh,raVnririr a ;'- MyM. and that in addition h.
farmer Drew did net Knew, newever. i iiuuseii cxiienfien a vnsi nun et money.
ul,,. iniliiislipil tin- tnick. nor did he
state Hie truck was headed for the Li
ter 'tup mine.
"1 heard about seventy-five shots
at in o'clock en June 21." said Drew.
"Later I went te where I heard the
shots. I found it truck en the bridge ,
ever Crab Orchard Creek.
liullit holes in the truck, it looked
like the shots bad come from tbe un
derbrush en east of the read. Inside
the truck I found n man shot in the
back. Twe ether men eame in. one
Continued en Pate Nineteen. Column Three
In proof of tiieir rlmrges Texn Demo
crats who nre interested In preventing
bltn from taking n sent in tlie Senate,
decline they will produce Klnn decti
incur- and cnnieled checks.
Opponents ei Ma Meld, who arc nl-
Washlngtcn, Dee. 21. (By A. P.)
German overtures thveiigh informal
eliannelu for American Intervention te
obtain n revision of Germnn repara
tions schedules, reported in Londen
ditpatches of the Associated Prcs,
tlnew the first definite light en the
method by which American Influence
is being drawn into n new attempt at
final adjustment of the vexing repara
The nrxc htcp te be looked for. oh eh oh
vieusly. is nn indication of the French
n.tlliide en the German proposal that
an American economic cemml'sinn re
Ucw Germany's present Mutation and
eutimnte her rapacity te pay as u basii
for a new reparations treaty.
There Is reason te believe that prev
ious government reports from Berlin
nre of a character te Justify hope that
tf the French should prove agreeable
te tiie proposed nlan for renerntiens
reticien, no insurmountable obstacles ' DA RRY HOI n.MP MAM
would remniii in tin. wnv of nn ,i"r..n. U"n ' nULU'Uf IVIHIM
incut as te the specific amount Gcr
mnny could nnd would pny. I
A stumbling block te biieh nn agree- I
menl up te this time, officials here '
and in Berlin are understood te have I
felt, has been the lock of n chautiel
for Informal preliminary exchange of j
Uews between Berlin and Paris. British j
agencies luirdlv could offer their mr. I
Ices, as Great Biitein is tee fully com
mitted en i conditions views in opposi
tion te tiie I reneh position te be effec
tive in negotiations te thu Paris Gov
ernment. As the proposal approved by the
Cune Government Is seen here, it repre
sents employment of American com
mercial and governmental agencies te
bring German and French views into
MRS. HARRY B. R0J5ENGARTEN DIES AT AGE OF 78
Mrs. Harry B. Resengarteu, mother of Mrs. W. W. Atter
bury, died this morning nt her home, 325 Seuth Seventeenth
street. She was seventy-eight years old.
RACE RIOTS COST CHICAGO MORE THAN $500,000
CHICAGO, Dec. 21. The 1810 race riots will cost Chicago
mere than 500,000, In addition te its share or the expense of
maintaining GOOO State troops niue days, it was estimated today
after eighteen death clnima, aggregating- $31,000, were approved
yesterday by the City Council's Finance Committee. The city
previously had paid $20,800 for five ether deaths. Fifteen death
claims remain unsettled. D.imr.ge te property wns net included
iu the estimated Ilgure of $500,000.
, ready here, insist their reflatien will
I "out -New berry tb" Newberrv rnc." In
which it was "liewn the Michigan Sen Sen
aeor, wiie has since icsined. eiended
i mere than .s'BCi.O'tO in Ills primary
They will demand that Democratic
Senators who vetnl te unseat Newberry,
nnd mine within a few etes of noeom neeom noeem
plishing thir ubiis-i. join them lu at
tempting te etit Maylield.
Demerratlc Senater Pledge Support
It was .said tednj that several Demo
cratic Senators bml given assurance of
their support of en;, move te keep May
field out of tlie Senate, or. once per
mitted te present his credentials: nnd
take the oath of office, tu show him dis
itiulilicd ie ser" be mise of excessive)
'wpenditures. One of these Senators,
it is learned. j.. planning te offer
resolution of iuquir . under which the
unseating proceedings nre te priceerl,
en the da) tlie next Senate nHsembles.
Net enl will charges of expendi
tures in inln ion e" th" law be made,
hut iletaile-l testimony is premised as
te the political activities of the Klnn
in Texas and ether Southern Stntcs.
Whether the rope of the Inveftflgn ion
will be e-ctemlrd te Include Klnn ac
tivities in New Yerk. Pennsylvania.
Indlaun. Ohie and ether Northern
States where it is busily, entrenchinic
has net been decided. The "invlMblc
rni" lm been credited with defeating
Beverldge, iii Indiana and with playing
an important part in ether recent po
IDENTIFIED BY GIRL
Telephone Operator Says He Toek
the wiincsi Miind "spite work, 'i, and
mid tdii! was "put up I" II."
A Iridic! of the fainli doc rlbcd the
iitrnnl of Mrs. Brunei, ust night, uftr
the jur.i bud iiciptitted her and found
Mi .. liiuiien, accompanied by Wal
ter S. Keuwii. her counsel, and mi
en her lawC'- whose name could net be
.inriied. nriivqd ut 10 o'clock. The
mother and sister had nit expected te
,ee ilieni, iii laet, were unaware that
tlie jurj hud i niched a enlist. Knrller
in the evening Mattie Mehr had tried
! te i;ct the coiiitheiibe at Jit. Helly en
1 th" telepiiene, but failed. Tlie nged
wuinnii and Iier yeunser daughter were
wuitin? up, hoping ugiiiuat hope that
yoife word would come te Indicate
whether a verdict was iiueiy te tic
It is known thnt a view taken in
official quarters in Uerlin, is. that nn
unbiased reeensider.it ion of Germany'.)
capacity te pa would show that
tlrure te be nn, ns n.innln no mini.i u.
two lusuiiitiejafr ! thai the mercer is expected from the lowest estlmate of
until logical na" appropriate and the the French authorities as te what
opportunity te .serve the enuimuuitv and i reimbursement the must receive from
tlie large clientele of ch will be j.-rc,it- ' Germany for damages inflicted during
ly incruised b the merger into one i 'he war.
insiiiuiien. with eapitul mul
MO.OOd.OOtt. The bniigiiiK
ninniigeiueiit of reinim-ti-ltil banking
wen us riust liusiuesi. will inuK,. for
economy in administration ti nil provide'
uriiluv of i . 1 ...".
'''., I.H.X SENATOR RFFn fiPTQ
Part in Robbery of Messenger
Miss Margaret Yeung, mii'iagi r "f
the Bell Telepiiene eM-hiiuge in t . 1 b .
identified a ui.in, arrested I:i-t night in
n cider sulnen at Vine sticet near
Kightli, ns one of the men who lust
Friday peitieipated in the rebb'T ul i
luefseiiEir of th- First Niitieiml I'.im;
of Darh 'lhe man arrested gave his
name ,w Jeseph BarKus, tlilrty -live
vear old, of Franklin street above Cnl Cnl
lewhill. Mi-s Ynuiii;, wli'esp office is across
the street from where the rebber.i tool
place, first iii'!;eir out the pictnie nf
Bniki.s in tic t'itv Hall "login-" nai
ler" as tlini of the per-en who ni ii.
an iiutoinebili. in float of the bunk
nnd tried te flirt with tier.
When slm i liiir'ctiM she promptly
Ideutifiid timi. arid she went te Media
i today te testilv nt a hearing iiaaiust
After a iiri'limiuarv hearing befei-e
Magi-ti.iie ll'iish.iw here this iiinriiiii
Marku- w i- turned ever te Chief of
Police litn hniiiin. of Media
ARBUOOfS RETURN SECRETARY FALL
WWOMEN TO QUIT CABiNET
Club Members Here Keenly Dis-, Urgency of Private Business
appointed and Say Sex Won't
Ge te See Pictures
Compels Abandonment of
OBERHOLTZER HITS ACTION OHIOAN TO SUCCEED HIM
Campaign Expenses Beend Limit
Si imter who are hi ing the Kround Kreund Kround
werk ter the torthcemiug iinestigatlen
sim !t I- u,ip,ilnt that -lie expendi
tures in M.i field's behalf exceeded
Ncwlierri , although the Texur slut
i tes j SiO.OOd n- tne legal limit .
campaign epi nditures. Hew nun 'i
Mn field -s ent pct.,iM and hew iniici.
the Klnn peni for him has net been
iletinit,' di ti mimed. I- ii si(j. Hi
i.ppcniir dc'lnie ic'tnin railroads and
ul i numann- in Ti-mi were "shnken
ili.'in' ler I .g ' 'in i il-iii ions ,rd th.
tin bold canceled ,di", k in proof of
' I e traiS'lcllDs.
Mn field iilinltted dunng the cam
i also I i bad leen ii nr'iubiT '' I lie
K'.i:'. Ii i clniniei! be i,ntl i'iciied.
. ici iii'ciesi i., i.,..xi civeii the
Mn.it'elil i,i. by the ,resenee in the
I ip I i.r U It c'reiiL'-r. u ltpiihlli-an
ieudi i ,i' Tex.' and pi-niiiil fil"iid of
Pri-lilep Il.'irillug. who hn bad iev-
;ul iiifrietic-s i;b the President and
Aiterii'V ilcnernl Dauuliert) en tbe
iite t. The iiulii"! ions nre that some
ii ii nt u - "
ic Ii les .
n. ireiiiiueii i
WAR DECORATION' ZITA'S MOTHER IN NEED
- 1 . ii. id dei ided
in- bnireil from
ti ial in the death
CniilliiuiMl mi Pace Nlnclecli. (nliimii hli
BANDITS ROB DRUG STORE '
Distinguished Service Medal Is
Awarded for Exceptional Werk
Washington. Dee. 21. (Bv A n )
One Menaces Owner While theiScnater Heed. of Pennsylvania, was
n,u. n-,n n,,f r-,ri, a ,.. , anumB a group of officers and former
Other Cleans Out Cash Rerjleter ,. of the army decorated by Sec Sec
Menia Ilnseiiuff, who bes a drug J retury Weeks today for exceptional
nuii'i" ill r inn -ir--i nun jii.sinK ;s III service ill war nine.
for Allowance Greater Than
Thirty Cents a Menth
Vienna, Dee. '-'1 --The mother 0f
Briinen rushed Inte her
I mother's arms. Tins elder woman was
lavlm- , n '' wns "djc'iinied. the Judge spcechlcps with joy for the first few
te isr . i " ,,,u,Ktal"J wu'l have i niinutea. They huBgcd and kissed, nnd
"' 1'srce te uuit
In presenting their j
f EAR "DIVINE SARAH'S"
Ceiitlnuril en I'nse Mnptrrn. Column reur
COLLEGE GIRLS Sii FIRE
DAYS ARE NUMBERED 'Mt' Ho,yekc UFZZ
hylclanB 8ay Mme. Bernhardt
Never Will Act Again
""t finrilll Ilnrnl
rnr.K i .. . """
uK,i ue ,,,eatrc' nH "w
lie t""v i,.?cl',.V.,.,... c.Bl.p.lny te suppress
Ailh i , I ,.",,L" ?'" "I1S " appear
V"! l.llllen (iulirt 1ir...,in... .1... .i.:.
C- 1)0 lllilii, ij !... I.ni ,., . . ..
,v ... i', ui-iin; 1111,0 (I, net
I. It seems certain
ntrill win annpiir
in., r...-'.'"'."' unerHiiy r
Cmnlitrru. ,7hnun?l,d0 from Katnier
inutrrlc um Khatutt fruit. Xiv.
.nuth Hadlcy, Mass., Dec. 21. (By
A. P.) Girl students at Mount Holy Hely
oke College rushed from chapel serv
ices today te s.ive their belongings
when fiie was discovered In Itocke Itecke
feller Hall, a dormitory. Most of
them had their suitcases pucked ready
u r departure for home for the Christ
cms heliilaya am! se were nlile te res
eiin their clothing quickly.
Scxcrul trunks, however, were de
Htinycd. The lire iitartcd iu tlie base
meiit and bin lied through tlie wnlle of
thu first-story building.
I Vl-uanri, unit
etc. The Carolina,
N. C Atlv!
! former l.laliress Ita has bpeei
agulii'-i her son-in-law te Increase ,er
niniilhl subslsenee allow niiee of 10,00(1
crew lis order her liuslmiiil's will
Owing te the depreciation tl t, rT.
Iixeeue. us held tin nnd rebbe.l lv i Tin. cllnil.,., f.. s!nin. ., ..... ' cu.iUKc i.iiue m u... crew n. ll.e 1U.II00
. . . .... .. ' ' "" . .." -..-...",, .-., ,.,, tn-u W UO . ernW lis HOW Illlllllint III Ihlrlv
jeiiiic men who entered his store lutu held a coinmissieii as major iii the
hut night. field artillery and commanded n bntta-
As one man "cohered Itosenoff, the lien of the Illlth Field Artillery called
ether went, behind the counter and attention te his services In that enna-
The bandit then scooped up the contents
senrcheil bis pockets, taking a cold city and iiImi as a member nf ti, a...'-
watch and ether jewelrv valued at $128. ienn Section. Interallied Aimlstlee
ns the creuiul upon which t
OSER'S FIANCEE IN LONDON
et the cash register drawer, amounting , the Distinguished Service Medal
GIRL KILLED, MOTHER HURT
DOING CHRISTMAS SHOPPING
Helen St eh, of Buckingham, Victim When Aute Collides
With Truck en Bread Street Bey Chum Alse Injured '
Mathildc Dodges Through Crowd
and Has Nothing te Say
IjiihIeii. Dec 21 Miss Mathildc
Mrt'eri id, daughter of Hareld M, .
CernileU mul liancee of Max O.-er, Sw i.s
ildlnu' mil - tcr. is 'smiewbere in Diik
In ml " Slie nrrhed treni Paris jcMtr
da, dedneil t hi etitjh the crowd te (t
taxiiiib and disappcaied in a trullie iam
after sin iiijc :
"Fe nothing te say and cannot dis.
si in. plans. '
( i ii-itmu tu ill
J I I'.itti I Al lui, k'e '.i
voiced Imlii hi i
Ml eluc nod in" an
The, ep. -. .1 !.i -mi
leni idug ib.ii V .1
motion ii-l ill"
te ;;'e lhe perl'
i baiice. Arbuekle
tilnidi'iu fellow ins hi
of Virginia lltipe
Seveial women in lined thai the
Arbuekle films sli.il 1 be outlawed.
Ollier-i piedicted thai despite the action
of Mi. Ila.is a large number of women
would nor no te see pn teres in which
Mrs. Imogen e.iMc i ii'-imlm nt
i lub weiiian nnd aciiie wnr'.'i of the
W. C. T. I'. fi.ls ibii Arlej, Me
should net be p. nn Mul i.i appear be
fore the public. " I am net u patien of
the nieiie-i mj ill ' si,,, simi, -,, ,,,i
don't knew inn ih - nlieui ihein, tut
thceretieijll 1 ' U"t ihllik that be
should lie peruii.ti m appeal" in the
ram ii again An! the w,,ri of It is
that liny iudiguat'i ,ier the leturn
will prebabl.v Ii" ' i inmneeiiiri . will
seen die nwii i.i. d Mr Aibnekls will
be accepted again 1hit is one of the
i reubles, of the populace Mundlus for
, tilings of Hum s,,,-i 1',, mi iiiiiul, n
man with I'i'-li Uisten .Iieii1iI be
hnrriMl from the pnbli
I Mrs. t linries
1 tlie Ilalhawiix
I ii niec.at-li.-lil
I', nisir.i i'i
llieil V lib
i win. ,ii ; . '
iplM.iutnieiit I Full. SMpt.e'i
he.nl et tlie'k!" frmn I'r -.
oil of before M '
K ( I IN KIN . (,H.M, B
" t n fj" I nriFMinivlmt ttinl-iR Pulille l.f.lnfr
' ' r ii . ' e, . t,,t
1"" '! Albert P,
: il. Interior, wi'l re.
e II I " ii1l"si ( ibinel
'i I Mr Fail has bad
in iiiii'd for niaev
it Piesident Ht'i'iliuc has i-.
. flcuii 1 line i i tune te iu,t
elv his retireini nt.
Ii liiidorstne I new tj ii ins pr-i .
s'tnnl alTairs require h:s nteniien te
such -in oweiu that ln i net liKcl te
ie'd .-uniii te the Pres-i lent's urging
Mr Full is u ratirbmriti nt .1 was
hard bit b the snrink.iue ,,', 1
I. Hill land miIuin ns n result et t,e ,! .
tlniien of two lenrs mii At rti'igements
which In h"is be, ei nl,e t(, , .), , t,. ,1(,
i i.ni.i;eiiiciit of n, prepem hne ,,i h
been teniperan. a ud lie f. els new that
lie should Ke back le New Meice e
i unserve bin cwn inierst.s i
II" is llKe ili-s.it isfje, vitb th ei.-l NI(,r ' "go
"ertunif win. I, il,,. liiierier lii-mr'- -'arch In I "
meiit iiffeided Ii i m te carry out Ins ideas men I'i wntu-s
of what tin public land isilicies et t he . ' '' ,l,,ll,v "'
Federal l ie ernnieiit should lie. i hoe.ied lv i Kl.
Canni A. I hmnpse,, Sl.itwl for Ps, ' ZZ'7TL
ii i iinuermne, t ,,.. r, i ',-,.., i
fop os w ''I I e
eusel Mitn e
heen Mm -
New A mil. ! "1. Aldenimn
Thniniis I", i 't " id in' I Inn. Mm, ,
.!.. who 'i f'iniriKiiii of the Town Peltrr
Cmiili 'Itee. nuueuiicel last nlRht ll, '
the ilnc' of police ha, l,eei, nrd''iei id
nrre.i .n ' P' run appciirtie' en the
I reds i.f lurrisiii in tlie ng.iliu of tilt
Ku K!'i Klnn
A snuilai elder luis been Issued br
I'biet of Police Walsh. f Piuei.-en. N
'l'lie Bei. Wallace I,, liullup, pn pn
ter of Greene Avenue Presb.v terian
Clnirni. Ilroekhn. win, lecently de
nounced il.n Klnn from the pulpit ni.d
urged t li ti t its members be driven out
et the eeiimrv, re. e.ved a threatening
letter vist.rdn iiiuiim ling Ii fm te
cense his activities iiKnnwt the Klan.
!()! KLt VICTIMS
. I.n.. Dec. '!.- The
.s in.i N'ntieiuil Guards
"f I.nke I a, Fuurche for
t e nllek'i d victims of
i Klnn iniders is he fnr
A (.ift'eiul iletailnne.it left
lake, about eiaht mile
ii ml I mn, rs were current
Piirm 1! president of
ile spe ire ( 'lob I'c, Is
i oiniipseii, a lieisenat rnniul of 1'.,-,. .... ....,.,.,. ..r .i. s; -
.1. ... II , i... . , ' ' ""ii'' iini'Muii'
dent Harding, who was rnci.tK .1.. ., ..." ,i... i ..I..- t .: . .
l , .- i., . i ' ........,.,-.. .H ... e.i- iin-ii inm
.. .,e,ii.i,,i .'.iiiiiillllle ter i Aliiltlst W Ii .111 II II l- te lilerfer.,
Helen Steltr, fifteen yearn old, of
Buckingham, Pa., wns killed and her
mother and boy chum injured, prob
ably fatally, when the nutomehile In
which they were coming te Philadelphia
te de Christmas shopping collided with
n truck en North Bread street this
mernliiK nt 7 o'clock.
The mother, Mrs. Charlette Steltjs,
ninl Wntsen Macill, seventeen years
old, ere In the Jewish Hospital, the
boy with a prebablv fractured skull.
leliii Steltz, fort -five .vcars old, tbe
father and husband, who drove the car,
nnd Frank Mnrlnran. thirty-eight years
old. driver of the truck, were held
without bull at the Thlrty-lifth DUtrlct
Police itatlen today.
At the hearing Maiiaran, who lives
In hwedesbore. N. J., wns se overcome
wllli grief that he was unable t . !
rlteltjc told the magistrate (Imt be
wan driving south en Bread street ami
that tmuii; vvas elenr. Tiie tn.ek, le
UMlll k.1 till In til.. ..' ' "
.; ..3""". "". " ,i "' m
car re iiirn ever Severn time., i. ,
Bradford March. 17.11 T,,;i; ' . D.""'
passing with bin taxlcab. cllseharged 1 iii
imssctiKers nnd took 'Mrs. Steltz n ,Vl
Mm? ,, ti... i,..., i. ..i ,"i..lli nnu
lushed the little girl V, tl. HannHtnn
Hesiiltu . She died seen after iK
nibulltpil. Win I..J i' r "ei"B
: : - niiii ivvi-iTci,
tt.re of the kull.
, --...v.... U.,,,,,H ulu ul ,-lsnprs
nne and mad;, n sharn turn, enisl i,u
nte the touring enr lie wna drlv l
The force of the collision caused 'he
car te turn ever several times, he unii '
They Leve Her
Mvsterv p, rvades the romance of
a beam it'll Milium and three men
wiie w- i. te marry her nnd who
drop in f sight, one after another.
The sti ry is tliriillngly told b.v the
Fill ed Males Ambassador te Ital
and cfhi l.il observer at the Lau
ItlCIIAKI) WASHBl UN CHILD
"The I (wishing Men"
Evvnhtfi. Public Ledger
i that the return of I ait.v Arbuekle will
have u bad effect en the neepl,. who fe.
low motion pli-tuies. Morbid curio curie
sit), if nothing else, will send people '
te see him ; just as sue. tutors ilireng '
a courtroom, se thev will rush tu see
this man who for l'nc was before
the public ee in such disgrmeful man
ner. j "I certainly de nut think he should
be permitted te icturn. furthermore I
tented ns tl
c.overuer In Ohie, will
Fall when he ret lies.
Mr. Thompson has had
In the Interiir Depiutuient,
a iisMxtaui hivietiiry fro
mil. le .III I l. lllFJ. miller
M itch 0,
the scan Ii.
i tiptiini W V Coepei, . eiutuandinn
ethier. was reticent regarding the
movement of the troops, Imt said: "1
inn iu honor boeud net te reveal our
destination V' u knew , of course, thnt.
the work of (hugging tlie lake in going
man Hint, I hurt
f . . 1 1 . ... i i t .
iiiuiiiigei- nnu I-inner, resigning te 1
i-iiTiiii kiioperii in . . r i l ... . ,a
: -........, ..i iresuieiii "J alt . lerwnnl littler
Kilter, in the Tnft Ailiiilmsinni.,.. i... ,.,. K I ,,.. i,. .,.v
Stnte- Ircasurer "f the I uited J One f tbe guardsmen declare.) the
' sic;. ,!,, ,ne. i. ,,. ,... i !.,!.u; ".,,1" .'.'."i!.. .rMrl" ""-moon.
In 11... .leveloe , "''"'" ";." ' "",' .- " " iv cull ri prepH TH
IVI.LI irill,..D bl- ...I .
... . . ....n...ule, OlltJW ftf 1,,B
iiiene e nnu u unge per.enmge m tne " 7 '."- K-m.nii mennger of the locat.eii In the lake where the hedlei.
people women p.itticuh.rh will t g ('"''' N-rthe,,, U;en Ore prepeities at presuu.iibl weighted down with waaen
,'rN ;ffi:'j';;,;i,';'T.;; K: r-nirl;,,r;
; ss-KJg- !",;. r,::B:: :: ts ::r;,r;r.,:r:,-, raijswi t --W Jris:
j renllmira en rner Mnnrrn. ( nliiiiin e, , I !-',.. Tdent "li'iV'li '". ,'"' '""""Keinerit of Certain positions en the lake imvi
-- ' " "'eii.iiBii n r.iiai. eeeii watciiei ter 0 mini Wr ,.f .ii,.
I lllilllll, Dei1
Law Is ill.
.M-- Pi. a 1, 1
Fall's Service Disappointing
rMrriMnr i-'h i u .......(.. :. . . . .
hii ,-.!'.n ".,.,::,i"1 "".''.."' 'u,s' !'"' h"s l,,,e" ''.'l.'l'einttng t.. him. II
' ' " " " Personal trleiul of tlie iTesident.
' ' Jm3.ti!errr.T,',wMn"al et Prayer.
...-. -wm, AuiViiy Uf, uaiumer
era or a i
who fxpeeted te exercise grent influence
rentlnnm en !. Mu((n, column Tw.
ami ine ueciies ate believed te be reatlm
I'lriUn in 1 Tin Inrxit !. n. 11 .-..! . .
1 :, """" "iiuihwi, unieM
1 tint 4.1ft ttvu V111 rik ..j.--. J
.... -...je ...ni- nui-vreuea in runnlu
ll.e gantlet of the fnmrdii and remevlS
Kvry Thurmtii Ktrrilnc'. ("Mtirs. -
ut thi. I1KAUX AHT8. hWilMrlTff
Ii i. I- M.-'frs-l.l-'l-'t.t
iiv s . , ;