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RECTORY . STORY OF MURDER IS DOUBTED .' -- v. i' w Weather UNSETTLED. Weather FAIR. WALL STREET WALL. IBS \BP STREET .ffl TO 1 CLOSING EDITION TABLES. H CiroalatSbn Books Open to All.\ (\Circulation Booka Open to A1L\ r M jp LXIII. NO. DAILY. Capjrtiht (New Xrti World) bj rreu NEW SEPTEMBER Catered Sfrood-CU- n Matter VOL. 22,159 Pnbllnhloc Campanj, 1922. YORK, THURSDAY, 21, 1922. I'o it OfHce. New York. N. f. PRICE THREE CENTS REVENUE CUTTER SENECA ORDERED TO MOV ITALY 11 L STOP F ROM MILITARY 10 USE FORCE British' and Turks Face Each Other; Nations Seek to Stay War.' iteEMAL WELL EQUIPPED 1 French Warship Lands Men at Mudania and Orders Surrender of Greeks. ROME, Sept. 21 (Assoclatsd Fcs). Italy officially informed Roumania Rl , to-da- y that the will not permit any .jjelton by Bulgaria which would cnanrjo me present status quo in tne Balkans and is ready, f necessary? to take recourse to military measures. LONDON', Sept. 21 (Associated Press). Whllo tlio Allied Powers' nro feverishly endeavoring to arrange a peaco conference to clean the slate be- tween Turkey and Greece and pre- vent more fighting In the Near East; rumbles of Impending hostilities eon tlnuo to como from Constantinople and the Dardanelles. A relatively small foroe,W British troops la holding- - Chanak, tho Key n on the southern shoro of the Straits, whllo tho Turkish' National- ists eager f'r further conquests after tholr pvpijvhelmlng 'dorcat of tlie Greeks, nro concentrated outside the Sftncutral zone at Ismld and Chanak '' ImDatlontlv awaiting the word from Muetapha Kemal Pasha to advance TJie Kcmallsts, ofllclal French say, have available for use In such a drive 1,000 modern field Buns, 5,000 machine guns and enough j l ammunition for a two-year- s' cam- - ,1 pnlgn, which they captured from the fli. Greeks. lift If their spoktsman In Constanti nople 13 to bo believed, tlio TurKs aro determined that tho Allies shall not Btand In tho path of their desire to Thrace. A despatch quotes this spokesman, Hamld Bey, to the effect that tho ICemallsf Army will certainly declare war on the British If they attempt to Interfero with n movement across tho Straits, According to Information received from Athens, French naval units oc- cupied Mudania, on the Sea of Mar- mora, and Insisted, upon tho surren- der of several refclments of Greek troops who were trylns to gain the sea for embarkation homeward nfter their defeat by tho Turks. Mudania Is within the neutral zono of tho Dardanelles. PARIS, Sept. 21 (AESocIatcd Press). y, The Allied Powers are agreed upon the qufck summoning or a pence con ference to settlo tho Turkish prob lem, hut the dcllcato question as to tho basis of negotiations acceptable to tho Angora Government Is still to bo answered. It was principally to oupd out tho Kemallsts on .this score that the En- tente statesmen yesterday adjourned (Continued on Fifth Page.) GOLF CLUB SWING KILLS, WOMAN SCHOOL TEACHER TVniclilnir Demonstration She Gets In War of Drive. RACINE, Wis., Sept. 21. A golf olub swung back by a devotee of the tame, demonstrating to several young women on tho lawn of a residence Inst niirhK rpsulted In the death of Mlsa Evelyn Calnan, a school teacher. Bho xtpiined up behind Allan Simp on. Assistant District Attorney, while he was showing n driver stroke and tho Bead of the club struck her behind tho r. Sno uvea oniy jo \ui\, BULGARIA E: READY IF NECESSARY WOODIN TO LEARN AMOUNT OF COAL N EVERY N. Y. CELLAR to ew York Price Lower Than Maximum Mine Cost Would Permit. Tho proclamation of Gov. Sproul of Pennsylvania, fixing $8.50 a ton at the mines as the maximum price op- erators can charge, assures New Yoikcrs of coal at not more than $14 a ton, in the opinion of coal dealers In this city' Thercforo the statement of Burns Bfos. yesterday. In which that firm announced a price of $13.50 a ton. was treated with much pleasure at the office of tho Fuel Administrator to day. Stnto Fuel Administrator Will iam H. Woodln when asked his opin- ion of the Burns Bros.' announcement said: \It Is very gratifying to see such a big coal dealer as Burns Bros, take such a broad position. I sincerely hope that other coal dealers will fol- low suit.\ It was learned to-d- that four of the biggest coal companies nro pro- curing coal at tho mines at $8. They are the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western, Williams, & Peters (Erie Company), Delaware nnd Hud&cn and the Lehigh Vulley. Added j to the $S per ton nt tho mines are charges such as J2.3S for freight, 50 cents for lighterage and $2.50 for handling on the New York City end. This brings tho total cost to $13.38. One coal man said y: \Burns Bros, have certainly set up a target which many dealers smaller than Burns and others will have to shoot at awfujly sharp to compete with It.\ A tabulation of the amount of conl In cellars In the greater city is being made by tho Fuel Administration, as- sisted by Inspectors from various city departments, who were Instructed by Mayor Hylan to assist State Fuel Ad- ministrator Woodln. Grover Whalcn, Commissioner of Plant and Structures, representing Mayor Hylan. yesterday at a meet lng In Mr. Woodin's ofllcc, assured the Fuel Administrator of tho city's and advised the many e, Mayors present at the con- ference to do tho same. Tho Lehigh Valley Railroad an nounced y that collieries on that road yesterday produced tho largest amount of anthraclto coal since the resumption of work three week3 ago, the total being 43,768 tons, an Increase of 7,679 tons over the same day last year. Yesterday 348 cars of anthraclto coal were brought to New York tide water by the Lehigh Valley. Perth Amboy received 265, cars for Manhat-tan- , Brooklyn and vicinity delivery, Long Islnnd seven, Jersey City thirteen, Newark sixteen and local Eastern points forty-seve- n. A large percentage of these cars, It was said, were loaded with coal of household Blzes. Company operators and members of the Pennsylvania Fuel Commission will meet H. B. Spencer, Federal Fuel Administrator, y In Philadelphia, for further discussion as to prices at tho mine and distribution. AIIMY DIIUGinLB C-- 2 IlBAfllES HI. lASO. EL PASO, Tex., Sept. 21. The United States Dirigible C-- 2 arrived at the Fort Bliss Field at 9.60 o'clock this morning. It left Brook Field, San An- tonio, at 12.30 A. M. y. A FORD RETURNS IN ERIE SHOW KNIFEUSED E DITOR HEMS T Belief Growing That Con- ner's Wielded the Weapon to Control Organization. WALSH'S FALSE ALARM. Solid Smith Delegation Was r1 -- 1 j - t . i r 1 1 I . . oeieciea in yvcmuicmci County., The Hearst political camp Is desolate and torn iby dissension y. It Is said by somo of thg Hearst followers that the way Is open to a split between tho Now York editor and William J. Conners of Buffalo, also 'an editor, who Is known In his tpwn town as \Flngy.\ Mr. Hearst, It Is said, has been told that Mr. Conners double crossed him In the primary In Erie County on Tuesday. When Mr. Conners left New York for Buffalo ten .days ago he said he was willing to bet $50,000 that the City of Buffalo and Erie County would elect a solid Hearst delegation to the State Convention. Instead, the voters of Erie County elected thirty-fou- r delegates pledged to exvGov. Smith and only four who could be counted on tho voto for Hearst. latest reports from Buffalo stuto that these four would consider their pledge fulfilled if they cast one complimentary voto for Hearst be cause, In principle, they ure for Smith. Tho fail-dow- n in Buffalo wufJ a cruel blow to the Hearst headquarters In New York. Tho nmateur politicians who were In charge couldn't under- stand It, but they began to see a light when they read an interview with County Chairman Fitzpatrlck, who led the fight against Conners: 'My gratification over tho organlza-(Contlnue- d on Pago Fifteen.) RAILWAY SHOP FORCES 80 PER CENT. OF NORMAL Incrense on Sept, II) I.nrirest Sliire Strike llfKnn. Washington, sept. 21. shop forces of the railroads of the Country now anr approximately SO per cent, of normal, the Association of Hallway Executives announced On Sent. 19 tho Increase In shop woik- - ers totalled 7.974 over the previous day, the largest since tlio strike began. FORD PLANTS REOPEN TOMORROW MORNING Unit Closeil I.nat SntnriUy Ilrcaunu of Ciml l'rlcrs. DETROIT. Sept. 21. The plants nf the Ford Motor Company in the De- troit district, closed last Saturday be- - ,. of the coal situation, throwing 100.000 Ford workers out 01 worn .in different parts of tne country, win re open morning, u was 0111 daily announced A Valuable Guide for Homeseekers! Whether one seeks to buy a house or the lnd upon which to build, or rent .an aDartment, all the desired informa tion will be found in The Sunday World's great Real Etate Section A vast fund of timely and practical housing information. fl World \Keai estate-- ana 71 \To Let\ Ads. Last Week a 1 More Thftn Correspond 1 ,41 Inft Week Last Year THE SUNDAY WORLD REAL ESTATE SECTION Is Rend in Over 600,000 Homes Revenue Cutter Ordered to Sea To Board Yacht Onward, Whose Skipper Repelled Rum Hunters t - Seneca's Instructions to Secure Two Copies of the Mani- fest Believed to Have $400,000 Worth of Liquor, on Board. The Law Department of the. Customs Service announced this vfteruoon that tho Treasury Department in Woshlngtou had ordered tho revenuo cutter Hcnecn to proceed to sea and find the British power yacht Onward, suspected rum runner, tho commander of which, Cnpt. Shears, refused to allow nn Inspector of customs to Enforcement boat Hahn, about ten op twelve miles off Long Hranch Tues- day night. According to tho Customs' officials, tho commander of the Seneca Is unde orders to go aboard tho Onward and demnnd tho ship's manifest. Tho Seneca left Tompklnsvllle about noon. Nobody In authority would say what tho commander of the Seneca was ordered to do In case Capt. Shears continues to stand on his contention that his craft Is British territory and no officer of tho United States has authority to board it on the high seas. It Is maintained r by the Treasury V Department officials that Capt. Shears was within the twelve-mil- e limit wncn he pushed a customs Inspector from the rail of his vessel, and that In so doing ho violated Section 2811 of the Custpms Laws. This section pro vides that the commander of any vessel bound for a port In tho United States shall, at any point on the sea, within \four leagues\ of the coast, allow any customs officer demanding the right to board his vessel and In spect the manifest and tako two cer tified copies of It. Commander Tawes of the Hahn and the customs inspectors with him were not sure they were within the twelve -- nillo limit when they wero bluffed off by Capt. Shears. Another point at Issue is whether or not the Onward Is bound for \a port in tho United States.\ All the .'Jrltlsh ves- sels which have been seized off this port as rum runners carried papers Indicating that they 'were bound from one British port to another. Further- more, it Is calculated that the Onward Is probably a long distance away fom the coast of the United States by this time. Early yesterday morning, off Long Branch, the Hahn, under command or Capt. Tawes, with Customs Eagan and Widcrman on board, picked up the Onward not ton miles from shoro, thoy assert. They say their searchlight show d that she was motionless, though her run ning lights wero aglow. They also say she wis loaded with about $400,-00- 0 worth of liquor. As the Hahn nenred tho Onward Capt. Shears turned his searchlight on his British flag. The Hahn drew alongside and a dory with ono of tho customs men and Thomas Mason, a seaman of the dry navy, put off to the yacht. , . Capt. Shears walked over to the rail and when Mnson grasped it to climb aboard the skipper of thn On- - \ward caught his hands and shnvr'd him off, snylng: \You'l tak your lifo in youi hanls If you at'tempt to board this vessel.\ \Well captain, we'll have to fire on yru if thatTs your nttltudc,\ ono of the Government men returned. \You can shoot me only once,\ n a1. Capt. Sheurs's defiant reply as his hand' on his hip pocket iy way of emphasis, \but if vou fne upon us you will be firing upon tn British flag.\ Aboard the Hahn there was 'i brief conference between the cus toms ( inspectors, each of whom has naa a great deal of experience in tins work. 'War, however, seems to be growing less popular and that was the sentiment abroad the IlShn. It was decided to abandon further effort to board and the Prohibition Navy's vessel disappeared In the darkness Real Estate Advertisements For Sunday World Must Bo In The World Office Oh or Before Friday To Insure Proper Classification THE WORLD board his' vessel from tho Prohibition BIG SEA-GOIN- G TUG WT MOO BOOZE CAPTURED Liquor Taken Off Ocean Liner, Officials of Dry Navy Charge. The sea-goi- tug Jessica. L.. M. Kohoe was brought to the Bargo Of- - lct y by a revenuo cutter In charge of Inspectors J. McDonough and J. Nile. Sho had In ono of hjr bunker compartments' 2,112 cases of excellent Scotch and rye whiskey, ap- praised at about $200,000. Tho tug has for a long time been used In delivering ship stores to ves sels In tho harbor, and therefore needed only half of her bunker space for coal. According to a mdmbcr of the crew, her skipper, \Capt. Mur- ray,\ took her out from thd yards of the J. J, Kehoo Lighterage and Coal Company on Mill Creek, ut the foot of Avenue U, Flatbush, Tuesday evening, and after steaming for eight hours came alongside a big ocean liner whoso name the man did not know. For eight liouis the crew of the Kehoe, which had been hurriedly 10- - (Continued on Fifteenth Page ) GIRL, 16, GOWNED IN SILKS AND FURS, RIFLED POOR BOXES Admits, Police Saw Munv Church Theft:? Since Lcav-- , ing Home Aug. 27. May Mansfield, sixteen, of No. 303 Warwick Street, Brooklyn, missing fiom her home since Aug. 27. was urrcsted y charged with attemp ted robbery of a poor box at tho Ro man Catholic Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Euclid Avenue and Fulton Street, Brooklyn. Sexton John Cus- - uck said that several times recently tlio poor box had been robbed, nnd he was watching this morning when he saw the Mansfield girl enter and start to pry open tho box with a screw driver. In New Jersey Avenue Court the girl wan remanded to the Houso of Good Shepard. When sho left homo her father, nenry -- uanstiem, acscrlbed her as wearing a gingham dress. To-da- y sho wore a'satln dress and a coat, and according to the police ad mltted that she purchased her new clothes with proceeds from poor Ihix robtierles. The girl would not say why. sue left home. the wom.n tkavei, nniEAU. Arcsdr. rulltier (World) BuIMInr, S3-- 3 I'ark How, N. Y. City. Telephone lleekman (ki. untex room ror Diinia and parrels open oar ana nisni. ioney oraera ana travellers' cncK tor sale. Aavt, A DAY FREE BOARD TAR FF B!LL SIGNED BY PR I N WHO CALLS IT BIG STEP Long Time in the Making, but .Greatest Advance in a Century, He Says. IN EFFECT\ AT MIDNIGHT. Harding Uses Two Pens, One Going to McCumber and Other to Fordney. WASHINGTON, Sept. 21. Presi dent Harding y signed tho Tariff Bill of 1922, making tho new rato ef fective at midnight Tho bill was signed In tho presence of tho Senate Finance and tho Houso Ways nnd Means Committees whi wrote It President Harding used two pens In affixing his signature. Ono was pre- sented to Senator McCumber, North Dakota, Chairman of tho Senate committee, and tho other went 'to Representative Fordney of Michigan, who led tho fight in tho bill's behalf In tho Lower Houso of Congress. , Both McCumber nnd Fordney nro retiring frort Consreno tnis year. After signing tho bill, President Hnrdng said': vou have been a long tlmo in inn making of this bill, nnd I do not know how many of you are In accord with me, but If wo make tho provisions of this bill clastic we will stfeceed In making the greatest contribution to- ward tariff making In n century.\ Tho hands of the llttln clock on the mantel In the President's ofllco Indi- cated that It was seven minutes after 11 when the President signed the measure. imong thoso who witnessed the signing was Harry Parker, tho old Nrgro messenger who has served the Houso Ways and Means Committee for tho last thirty-thre- e years. Ford- ney Introduced Harry to the Presi dent with tho comment that ho had served long In Administration mat ters. The President, smiling, shook hands with Parker, remarking he ought to serv eas a tailor's model. \You are a regular Beau Brum- - mel,\ he said to Parker, to tlio lattcrs great delight. 213.75 MILES AN HOUR NEW FLYING RECORD I'i'piicIi Atlutur Will Try 'luuln Tliln UvmliiK for Ilrttcr I'lmr. VERSAILLES, Sept. 21. Flying at the terrific rato of 213.75 miles lyi hour, Siull Lecolnte, French aviator, beut the world's airplane speed record lure Lecolnte Immediately announced tie would try to better his record this evening. A as The application Is simple, and for 3 outly of twenty cents you can re- store the soles of a of nineteen. In fact, you simply enn't wear tha soles of your shoes If you follow tho formula of Policeman Isaac Parry. go to the grocer's and get you five or ten cents' worth of Then you glue gluo is tho lest and when you have melted tho glue apply a coating to the soles of your bhoes. Apply tho liberally and then BRITISH OFFICIAL SAYS YACHT NEVER SPOKE OF F $150 SLAIN RECTOR TOOK TO MRS. MILLS County Prosecutor Refuses to Believe Rectory Theory That Robbers Murdered Ministr.-- V and Sexton Insists Jealousy Was Motive and Slayer Knew Victims. ' .it (Special From a Staff CorreiFwn dent of Tho Evening World.). NEW BRUNSWICK, Sept. 21.4-- statement given out from tho rectory V of St. John tho Evangelist as coming from tho millionaire widow of tho i Itev. Edward Wheeler Hall Hint lr. Hall had a considerable Bum of money Jn his wallet when she last Flaw him beforo ho was found murdered .. at tie Phillips farm with Mrs. Eleanor Uclnliardt Mllja, wife of tho sexton ' of his church, caused tho utmost stlrprlso In tho ofllco ot tho Prosecuting Attorney In Middlesex County. NEW CUSTODIAN FOR WEBER CHILD John Delnhunty Is Named Pending Decision on Writ.. John Delahuntv. n lawyer of No. 02 Nassau Street, y was appointed by Supremo Court Justlco Burr n temporary cuhtodlan of four-year-o- ld L.' Lawrence Weber Jr., pending the count's decision a writ of habeas corpus brought by L. Lawrcnco Weber, thAttrlcal producer, to secure custody of tho boy from Edith Hallor Weber Dillon. In tho hearing was com pleted late yesterday afternoon when Justice Burr gave counsel until Oct. S to submit final briefs. He announced that he would render his dscisiou ub soon after then as possible. SPENDS $1,000,000 TO BANISH NOISE World's Largest Hotel Has Service Annex. CHICAGO, Sept. 21. More thin a million dollars will lo spent to ban ish noise from tho new $15,000,000 Hotel Stevens, planned as world's largest hostelry, uccordlng tu an- nouncement. Architects have redrawn their plans to Include a ten-sto- nnnex service building to houso mkeries'. kitchens, laundries, storerooms and other facilities. Tho annex will con- nect with tho main building by a tun- nel und will bo so constructed that fifteen addlfionul llpors may bo added. It also will contain clubs and recre- ation rooms for employees. . cover the gluo with tho Then allow your shoes to remain over night and when you wear your shoes u while you will find that tho glue and sawdust have formed a hard sub- stance and this will take tho placo of a leather sole. If tho gluo Is water- proof you can go out In tho wet and tho soles of your shoes will bo nono tho worse for It. If your shoes should show signs of wear at any tlmo, Just renew this ap- plication and your shoes will last for ten years or more. Want Your Shoes to Last 10 Years? Sawdust and Glue Will Do Trick At Least Zion City Cop Says It Will, and Tells How to Do It. (Special to The Evanlng World.) ZION, 111., Sept. 21. Don't throw your old shoeB Into the ashcan. City of Zion policeman has discovered a method of restoring soles so thnt a pair of shoes wilt last for ten years, or Just long as the uppers will hold together. an family out Just sawdust. get somo waterproof gluo on the ..Testimony the sawdust. Special Daily Prize for Four For \What Did You See To-Day- ?\ IS. HALL p Tho statement told with detail that besides whatovcr, money the rector had been carrying with him ho had placed Jn his wallet a sum, presumably $ir,0, the amount oVcd by the Mills family to a physician for an opera- tion on Mrs. Mills. This money had ;bccn taken from bis body as .well as ho rector's gold watch and some mall articled of Jewelry,.' apparently fter tho murder had been com- - liiltted. The answer of Assistant Projsecutor oolan to the statement was an al- - post spedtlc chargo that the Rev. 'Mr, 1 (all nnd Mrs. Mills had not been killed by roblcrs or blackmailers, but fcr revenge and Jealousy. He sold: ri talked with Mrs. Hall nt her liLlne for a long time yesterday and I oVn going to talk further with her. Slui never mentioned to mo, nor has sho Uo nnyono else conectcd with this oitlcV, tiat Mr. Hall had any money or ri wallet when ho left his home last ft Thursday night. Her present btat tmcnt Is moru than surprising. \lit has become necessary for me to cjttl In nnd examino'ull tho leaders of tio Ilov. Mr. Hall's church and exanllne them as to what they know or hilvo heard about, the relations ot the liev. Mr. Hall und Mrs. Mills. \Sol far they have been retlcen.' They .eem tu fell that It'they kne'w anything wrong and tolerated that wrognj fo three or four years they put themstlves In the poMtlon of condon- ing UiVt wrong. It Is Important to, there was general know, edgo inUho parish of persistent stories connecting tlio rector and Mrs. Mills which 'fiust have come repeatedly to the atttinptlon ot hose who had a per- sonal lull crest In the affair.\ Mrs. rToolan was asked resrarding-th- conflicting reports as to tho num- ber of allots used by the .murderers toj kill tho two. \To sjkak officially, I would have to have tlhe official report of the au- topsy befbre mo. It Is In Soraervllle. But I do know this: i\Each t them had more than one bullet woinid. Those who killed them knew thenV and gave It to them.\ Mr. Too tun said his examination of Mrs. Hall (yesterday was superficial. Inasmuch it Mrs. Hall Is going veiled when out f tho rectory, Mr. Toolan was asked II she had 'Scratches on her face. \She has ions on her face,' he re- - plied. \I ctt i't say as to her arms. She Is wcarlbg very long sleeves.\ Did tho iltory of 'Fireman Willie Stevens tall V with what Mrs. Hall' told you?\ Mr. Toolan was usked. \There stories agree,\ he said. \Hut It mult be remembered that Wllllo has thA mind of a child; when he talks ho giWes the impression that ho Is a mero larrot.\ Mr. Toolan said that a revolver tho sue of tho bullets found In the vIctimsAwas. found In te Hall home, but It was old and rusty and obviously had not been used fora'long time. He would not tell wherohi Weeks See Page 22 f1 tawt .im'jui A Wiie 4 ' 1 &

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