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TEMPERATXJEJ5. 8 p. m —71 above. 3 a. ni.—53 above. THE COLUMBIA EEPUBLICAN. -.Where You Read It First . THE WEATHER Fair Tuesday and probab­ ly Wednesday; slightly^ warmer today. VOLUME CII HUDSON, N. Y., TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 13, 1922 TEN PAGES NUMBER 43 A.F.0FL0PENS 1922 CONVENTION WITHAPARADE “Open Shop” One of the Chief Topics to be Taken Up at Cincinnati- Delegates Present. -500 HALF MILLION DOLLAR FIRE AT PASSAIC, N. J., MAKES 200 HOMELESS Fire Starts From Carelessly Thrown Match in Saloon and Leaps One Hundred Feet Across Street to Tenement House— ^Nun Leads 500 Children From Burning School to Safety— ^3 City Blocks Burned C incinnati, O h io, J u n e 12— T h e “Open shop,” u n e m p loym e n t, w a g e re­ d u c tion s , recogn ition o f S o v iet R u s ­ sia, th e one Dig union, coui’t d e c is ion s •jind in ju n c tion s affectin g labor, an d o t h e r su b jects form e d th e m a jor is ­ su e s th a t con fron ted th e A m e r ican .Federation of L a b o r w h e n it opened its tw o w e e k s ’ con v e n tion h e r e today. T h e report o f th e fed e r a tion ’s execu ­ tive cou n c il on m a n y of th e s e issu e s w a s up fo r p r e s e n t a tion to th e dele- ■gates. iXo dehate w a s on th e p r o g r a m m e fo r th e opening session s because oi th e preM m inary routine and in t r o d u c ­ tion o f resolutions, som e o f t h e s e p o s ­ sib ly p r e s e n tin g n e w issues. D e le­ gates here for th e opening w e r e esti­ m a t e d to num b e r 500, form in g w h a t fiam u e l G o m p ers, th e federation presi­ d e n t, described as “th e p a r lia m e n t of labor.” “Onr con s id e r a tion o f in d u s t r y and in d u s trial problem s ,” said a form a l sta t e m e n t M r Goniipers, fo r e c a s t in g th e conven'tfion’s w o r k , “w ill be from th e p o in t o f \ie w of service to th e m a s s e s o f our people. O u r con s id e r ­ a tio n o f p o litica l problem s w ill from th e poin t o f v iew o f freedom an d progress fo r h u m a n ity.” T h e b ig n a tion a l guard arm o r y , \fai rem o v e d from th e citj^’s busin e s s d is­ trict, is th e sea t o f th e con v e n tion . D e leg a t e s , form in g in parade d o w n ­ tow n , m a r c h e d on it in a bodv for th e op e n in g o f th e session a t lo' o’clock. A th o u s a n d flags form e d th e decora- ation s , a n d a band o f 100 .pieces p lay­ ed th e a c c o m p a n im e n t fo r d e legates, sin g i n g “A m e r ica ” as th e first item of th e .program m e. n iE m u E f i ISSONOFBABON T,ondon. Ju n e 12— H o m e Secretary TOdward Shoi'tt’s parliam e n tary sta t e ­ m e n t exp lain in g th e reprieve of Ron^ aid True, form e r aviator, w a s p o s t­ poned u n til tom o r r o w w h e n com m o n s con v e n e d th is aftern o o n . True w a s to h a v e been h a n g e d tom o r r o w for th e m u r d e r o f G e r tim d e Y a tes, a p r e t t y y o u n g E n g lish girl. L a h o r ite m e m b e r s of the h o u s e declared th e y w o u ld a t t a c k th e h o m e office on the floor, dem a n d in g an exp lan a tion from' R h o rtt and, if possible, force a vote upon th e question o f censure. “In d ignation over th e reprieve on th e part o f th o se w h o held th a t it w a s •duce to T r u e 's con n e c tion w ith a ti­ tled person, w a s h e igh t e n e d tod a y by th e publication o f a birth certificate puim o r ting to sh o w th a t T r u e ’s m o t h ­ er is L a d y D e F r e y n e , v/idov.’- Of B a r o n D e F r e y n e , an Irish peer, who was killed in the great war in 1915. T r u e is said to be in ill h e a lth at th e B r o a d m o o r asylum for th e in ­ sane and physicians w h o h a v e exam ­ in e d h im are said to have expressed b e lief th a t he cou ld n o t live long. New Rochelle Hunts For Wild Animals Nezv Rochelle, June 12 — Citizens armed to the teeth to­ night are searching for a hig puma and four cubs seen around this city last night and early today. Ttvo persons satv the zvild animals and since there has been great excitement in the suburban districts. SEVERE URTUIIUAKE SHOCK m U E O W a s h in g ton , Ju n e 12-=-A h e a v y earthquake shock w a s recorded at the 'Geoi-getown U n iversity S e is m o logicai observatory last m id n igh t and a less severe trem o r , probably m o r e d istan t, w a s recorded about 6 o’clock th is m o r n ing. T h e first quake began at 11:45 o’clock la s t n igh t and con tin u e d until 1 o’clock th is m o r n ing, w ith th e g r e a test in ten s it y about five m in u tes a fter m id n igh t. T h e cen ter of th e disturbance w a s estim a ted a t 2,102 m iles from W a s h in g ton in a so u th ­ erly direction. T h e secon d quake la s t ­ ed ab o u t h a lf an hour. ^ M ilw a u k e e , W is., Ju n e 12— TWp earth q u a k e sh o c k s w e r e recorded by th e M a r q u e tte u n iversity seism o g r a p h h e r e today. T h e first started at 12:55 m . and la s ted 45 m in u tes. The secon d started at 6 a. m . and lasted eig h t m in u t e s . P r o f J. J. C a rroll e s ­ tim a ted the quak>s w e r e 2,000i m iles d istan t in a sou th w e s t e r ly direction. HUDSON MAN NITBYANTO Theron_ P h illip s , of G reen .St., a w e ll kn o w n resid e n t of H u d son, had a lu iracu lou s escap e from serm u s in ­ juries M o n d a y aftern o o n w h e n h e w a s struck, knocked! dow n and p a r t ially runover b y an au tom o b ile ow n e d by C h a r les B a ser. iMr P h illip s w a s cros­ sin g th e street ju s t above th e Sixth St. intersection w h e n th e accid e n t oc­ curred. H e fe ll underneath th e car w h ich had to be lifted from M r P h i l ­ lip s by m e n near by. D r. M a ltz ^ave first aid and the injured m a n w a s ta k - into th e M c K instry pharm a c y . H a ter h e w a s ab le to w a lk to h is hom e . T r a ffic officers w h o investi- iP,assaic, N . J., June 12— F ire sta r t ­ ed b.v a carelessly dropped m a tch and fan n e d by a 50-m ile w in d destroyed th r e e city block s here late BTonclay doing $500,000 dam a g e and m a k ing* 200 p e r s o n s hom e less. . T h e blaze oi'iginated in a m a ttress in the rear o f a saloon and in 3 m in ­ u tes had entirely consum e d th e b u ild ­ ing. I t leaped 100 feet across the Street to a row o f apartment houses drivin.g ou t th e tenents. then burned th e 4 -story H o ly R o s a r y P o lish C a th o lic ch u r c h and p a r o c h ial sch o o l a few m in u tes after a nun, sm e llin g th e sm o k e , had sounded the alarm and led 500 ch ild ­ ren to sa fety . T h e fire started a t 3:30 o’clock and w a s n o t under con trol u n til 8:45 o’c lo c k ton igh t. F irem e n w e r e a s ­ sisted b y volunteer' w o r k e r s . T h eir w o r k w a s h a m p e r e d by la c k o f w a ter pressure. OHDER OF EACIES HlUDSCOHVEiniOH 1.200 Delegates From All Parts of the State Gather at Binghamton. B in g h a m to n , June 12— M ore th a n 1.200 d e legates from a ll p a r ts of the state assem b led here tod a y a t th e ap- en in g of th e an n u a l convention o f the O rder of E a g les. T h e d e legates w e r e ■greeted by city officials a t a public m e e t in g in th e Strand T h e a tre la s t niight. T h e b u siness session o f the order opened in th e C h a m b e r o f C o m ­ m e r c e B u ild in g th is m o r n ing, and later th e d e legates w e r e gu e s ts of a large m a n u f a c tu r in g estab lish m e n t. W hSle a secret session w a s being h e ld today the w o m e n gu e s ts en joy­ ed a sig h t - s e e in g tour. A featu r e of th e session w ill be the an n u a l b a n ­ quet th is evening, the principal sp e a k ­ er beire.g State P r e s id e n t T h o m a s J. W e lch o f E lm ira. A d d r e sses w ill be m a d e also b y - F r e d FT H u g h e s of Yonkea's and J o h n J. H a r r in g t o n , of B r o o k lyn. au tom o b ile driver from blam e . F o r while, ti-affic was blocked .and a w r e c k in g car from th e C r escent G a r ­ age h a d to to w th e lautom o h lle to th e garage, it h a v in g been dam a ged' in an effort to avoid th e a c c id e n t. LABOHBOAHDWIU MAKE FIlHTHER GUT C h icago, Ju n e 12— T h e third $50.- 000,000 cu t in the pay of railroad v/ork e r s w ill be announced by th e lin it e d S tates R a ilroad L a b o r llo.ard thi.s w e e k , a c c o r d in g to in form a tion < P e r k s, sign a l m e n . truckers and freig h t han d lers are to be affected by th e latest imling' of the board. It w a s forecast th a t the cut w ill be ;it)Out five cen t s an hour. F m p lo y e s h it b.v th e recen t wmge red u c tion s of the board w e r e tak in g a .-'trike vote today. It w a s forecast by u n ion h e a d s th a t 95 per cen t em p loyes favored a w a lk o u t in p r o ­ te s t again s t th e sla s h e s ordered by th e board. “FIGHTING PARSON” PLACED ON TRIAL Chui’lestotvn, W . V a ., Ju n e 12— “A figh t in g parson ” from th e W e s t Yir- ,giuia coal fields w a s to go on trial Imre today on ch a r g e s grow in g out of th e sh o o tin g of D e p u ty Sheriff Joh n Gore in th e L o g a n cou n ty m in e w a r last sum m e r . A s th e second in its crim in a l p r o s e c u tion s again s t m e m b e r s of th e arm y of arm - e.j m in e r s th a t m a r c h e d into L o g a r ■<'Oun,ty last su m m e r , th e state h a s elfctecl to try th e R e v J. F . W ilburn, B a p t is t p r e a c h e r of B lair, W . V a . q’he first step of th e state, th e p r o s e c u t ion o f B ill B lizzard, V fest V ir­ gin ia n union c h ief for treason, en d ­ ed in th e yo u t h f u l lead e r ’s acciuittaJ tw o w e e k s ago. R e v o lu t io n ists lle t r e ii t e d . B u e n o s A ires, June 12,— A disp'atch o “La TSTaclon” from A s u n c ion, P a r a ­ guay, sa y s the g o v e r n m e n t forces GOUNSFOBTHE PRMABY BAU.0TS A lbany, June 12— G r a y h a s been decided u p o n by S e c r e tary o f State Joh n J. L y o n s, as th e color for the p r im a r y b a llo t s w h ich w i l l b e used by th e F a r m e r -L a b o r p a r ty th is fall. T h o se for th e R e p u b lican p a r ty w ill be o f a ch e r r y color, w h ile D e m o c r a ts gated said Mr P h illip s absolved th e u s e prim a r y b a llots o f green, th e iSociialists u s in g can a r y -yellow , w h ile the Frohihition party w ill have cedar- browns. T h e prim a r ies on S e p tem b e r 19 w ill be th e first in w h ich th e F a r m e r - Labor party has participated, th e j'm r ty h a v in g secured th e rig h t N' rough p o llin g th e I’equired num b e r : o f votes at th e last gu b e r n a torial elec- Dl CMTV -D C TU'DII 1 C i E lectio n boards th r o u g h o u t th e I L l I i I 1 Ur rflnlLLu ''S^ate are being notiified as to th e col- . . . . g e t t in g out th e p r im a r y b a llots. D e s ign a tin g p e tition s are to filed betw e e n A u g u s t and 22, a f t e r w h ich th e w o r k of n-inting th e b a llots w ill get under ABMYAWATORSHAB A rcadia, F la., Ju n e 12— T reed by a panther, sev e r e ly b itten by m o s q u i­ toes, clo t h in g torn to tatters by th e saw grass of th e F lo r id a sw a m p s , and i w ith o u t food for n e a r ly 40 h o u r s w'ere ^ ‘ am o n g the ex p e r ien c e s of C a d et R a y ­ m o n d W h ite, a C a r lstrom F ield a v ia ­ tor, w h o s e plane crash e d into th e w ild of S o u th e a s tern L e e count.v la s t , T h u r sday. C a d e t W h ite, who.se h o m e is at P r itch e t t, T e x a s, w a s ordered to m a k e a practice flight from C a rlstrom F ield to Okecho-bee Cjty and return la s t T h u r s d a y . T h e first part of the flight w a s com p leted w ith o u t a c c i­ dent and C a d et W h ite, flying alone, started on th e return trip, fvhen h e lo s t h is d irection, and in s t e a d of fly­ in g n o r th w e s tw a r d ly h e a d e d hi.s plane alm o s t due. sou th . A t a point about 40 m iles sou th e a s t of Im m o k a lee, L e e county, h i s fu e l ta n k ran dry and h is plan e fell. The plane w a s com p letely w r e c k e d , but th e cad e t escap e d injury. GOST HM $30 IN NIGHT GOURT O fficers R a y n o r and P a r s lo w w e n t to V a latie M o n d a y even in g and a r r e s t­ ed IMartin Y o u z w ialt on the ch a r g e of reck less driving and d e m o lish in g an “iron p o licem a n ” in H u d s o n on the m o r n in g of Ju n e 4th. Ju d g e M oy h e ld - a ni.ght session in th e C ity C ourt an d fined th e accused $25 and' also assessed >an ad d ition a l $5 a g a in s t him to pay for th e “iron po.licem a n .” T h e fine and a s s e s s m e n t w e r e paid. Prohabl.v F a t a lly H u r t. B in g h a m ton , June 12 — J o seph T a - ticci. 25 years old. of >10. 2019 Cedar- Street. S c r a n t o n ,' P a ., is in th e C ity Hospita.l and probalilv w ill die as the resu lt of in t e r n a l in j u r ies w h ich have repelled the atta c k of th e rev o - j s u ffered y e s terd a y aftern o o n w h e n Tut ion ists aga in s t th e capital. T h e re’o - ! th e m o torcycle w h ich h e v/as riding el.s w e r e co m p e lled to retreat, aba.a-^ berarne u n m a n a g e a b le and crashed d o n in g gu n s and m u n ition s . into th e .curbing. AID IN ESTIMATING PHODUGTS OF FARMS N e w Y o r k , J u n e 11.— ^An en u m e r a ­ tion o f crop acreages and inum b ei's of live stock on aliou t 5,000 rep r e s e n ­ ta t iv e fa r m s in a ll p a r ts o f N e w Y o r k Staite is to be m a d e under a co -o p e r ­ a t iv e arran g e m e n t b e tw e e n th e N e w Y o r k S tate D e p a r t m e n t o f F a i-m s and M a r k e ts and th e U n ited S tates D e ­ p a r tm e n t o f A g r icu ltu r e . T h e en u m - ere(‘'ion w ill serve as a b a s is fo r esti­ m a tin g crop acreage and n u m b e r s of live stock fo r th e en tire nu m b e r o f farm s in th e State, and w ill aid fo r e c a s tin g p r o d u c tion o f crops and in estim a t in g h a r v e sts. R e p o r ts w ill h e issu e d m o n th ly, and it is exp e c ted thait State and cou n t y estim a t e s w ith regards to crops and live stock w ill be p u b lished each j’ear in a S tate report. T h e n e w arrangement w ill begin J u ly 1st. N e w Y o r k is one of 29 S tates co- opei'aping w ith th e U n ited S tates D e ­ p a r t m e n t o f A g r icu ltu r e in estim a t ­ in g crop s and liv e stock. T h e se S t a t e s in c lu d e m o s t of' t h o s e from N e w E n g lan d to N o r th C a rolina, m o s t o f th e Stato.s dn th e corn an d ■wheaiu lielts, 7 S o u thern States, fou r M o u n tain S tates, and C a liforn ia.- It is exp e c ted th a t su c h co-op e r a t ion o f N a tio n a l and S tate forces -will m a ter­ ia ll y Im p r o v e th e effioieiicy o f crop and liv e - s t o c k reporting. 'Will B e Graduated Today. A m o n g th e stu d e n ts w h o w ill be graduated today at Rutgers College. N e w B r u n s w ick , w i ll be W illiam B r i- w a of G r eenport, son of Mr and M rs Michael Briwa. Trees and Electric Light Pole Blown Down on Union St. — Roof Nearly Blown Off — ^Wires Are Carried Down A near hurricane stru c k U n ion St. 1 th e b lo c k betw e e n 5th and 6th streets yesterday afternoon ab o u t 5 o’c lo c k w h e n a sudden g a le of w-ind upi'ooted' a hu g e poplar tree in front o f th e resid e n c e of C. J. B e d ford, /blo'w dow n an electric lig h t pole in fro n t of C h a r les A. P a r k e r ’s residence an d p a r tly d e m o lish e d a ch im n e y on th e h o u s e of G e o r g e W . H a r r is. T h e tree and role in their fa ll did con ­ sid e r a b le dam a g e to th e w ires on both sid e s o f th e street, tearin‘g ~ - th e m dow n practically th e len g t h o f the block, on th e sou th side. T w o o f the electric lig h t g lo b e s w e r e sm a s h e d , and th e p a v e m e n t around th e fo o t of th e tree w a s con s id e r a b ly torn up. T h e street w a s blocked to traffic. T h e tree fell across th e street som e w h a t at an angle, th e end lyin g betw e e n the Guinan house an d th e residence o f P h ilip W o o d , som e w h a t d a m a g in g the roof o f th e latter h o u s e as it fell. A n au tom o b ile belonging to H a r r y Y, M a g o u n cam e w ith in about tw e n ty-five feet of b e in g stracli by the fa llin g pole an d it w a s said th a t a tr.uck b e lon g in g to P . E . 'E n g e l had passed dow n th e street sca r c e ly an in s ta n t before th e trouble occu r r ­ ed. T h e trouble caused considerable ex ­ citem e n t and drew m a n y people to the T h e flat roof on the W ilderm u th b lack s m ith sh o p on N o r th F ifth St. 'becam e loosened by th e w ind during th e aftern o o n and n e a r ly w a s blovm from th e building. T h is w a s stopped only b y m eij clim b in g on top o f the. roof and n a ilin g it dow n im m e d iately. T h r o u g h o u t th e city_ the b ig p o p ­ lar trees seem e d to catch the. fu ll , force of th e w ind a n d w e r e snapping- in sev e r a l places. One in fron t Dr. H. C. G a lster’s residence w a s ta k ­ en dow n tw o in fron t o f the residence Of W illiam Se.vmour on W a r ren St. w e r e taken down during th e day by w o r k m e n h a s tily sum m o n e d because the im p e n d ing danger. A live trolley w ire w a s broken by a fa llin g lim b of a tree on W a r r e n *St. but it w a s repaired at once. R iver -boats experienced m o s t try ­ ing tim e s w h e n th e y docked here be­ cause of th e high w in d . A lon g th e river front, th e w ind a t tim e s w a s terrific an d th in g s w e r e m o v in g about a ll th e tim e. T h e river w a s h ig h y e s t e r d a y as the result o f the near clou d b u r s ts u p ­ state. S m a ll craft carryin g va c a ­ tion ists back to l^ew Y o rk over the w e e k - e n d h a d to p u t in to shore everyw h e r e alo n g the river in th is sec- T h e sou n d in g o f th e fire alarm y e s ­ terday aftern o o n w a s caused by tha fallin g trees on U n ion St. T h e break w a s repaired a t once. T h e A lb a n y Southern and- Telephone Company linemen wei’e busy in variou s parts o f th e city all day and th e greater part o f th e n igh t rep a irin g w ire breaks caused by fa-llinig'fci-ee branch- T h e h igh w ind early -last evening 'olew dow n an electric lig h t p o le on P r o m e n a d e H ill, sm a s h in g th e glob e s and carryin g dow n the w ires, T lie w ind died dow n consider,ably follow in g th e settin g of the sun, CLOSINGEffi^ HElDINNEWrOBK N e w Y o rk, Ju n e G— T h e children of th e F r e e In d u s trial sch o o l for crip ­ pled ch ildren, 471 W e s t 57th street, w e r e at th e ir best on th e occasion of the closin g exercises of th e .school held recently, w h e n tw o o f th e older boys graduated and v/ill enter D e W itt C linton h ig h sch o o l th is fall. P r izes were given for the best work in vari­ ous studies, a s w e ll a s for all around d e p o r tm e n t and atten d a n c e , and proved a great incentive. T h e president, W a lter Scott, th e chaplain. R e v P a u l M. Spencer, D r Joseph O’D w y e r and P r o f Steiger, ga v e profitable and in s p irin g ta lk s to th e children, and th e y in turn p r o ­ vided a m o s t en joyab le en tertain m e n t o f song, recitation, valedictorj% h i s ­ tory and prophecy. T h e atten d a n c e of g u e s ts w a s th e largest of any clo s ­ in g exercises ever held at the school. T h e superin ten d e n t, M rs M. .-E. B u l­ lard, left th e city last w e e k w ith the children for Claverac-k, N. Y., w h e r e th e y w ill spend the en tire su m m e r at th e L u lu T h o r ley H o m e for crippled and d e licate children. T h e h o m e w a s th e g ift of C h a r les T h o r ley and M rs Thorley,' w h o is first v ice-p r e s id e n t of th e society. T h e great im p r o v e m e n t in th e h e a lth of th e children from year to year is due la r g e ly to th e ou t ­ door life w h e r e t h e boys sleep ou t of doors in tents, and.\ a ll en joy fresh v e g e tab les from th e garden. T h e ir m e d ical and su r g ical a tten tion is un ­ der efficient supervision of doctors and nurses. P a r t of each day is d e ­ voted to studs*. T h e fair w h ich is an annual important event for raising funds will be held this year at C!av- erack as usual. P e r s isten t rep o r ts of th e illn e s s of N ik o la i L e n ine have b e e n verified y au t h o r it a tive disp a tch e s sa y in g th e S o v iet prem ier h g s su ffered a strok e o f apoplexy. ^ STATE TROOPERS STAGE RAID i ATHENS Visit Farm House and the Oc­ cupant is Now in the Coun ty Jail at Catskill. DEATH TOLL OF STORM GROWS IN NEW YORK- GREAT DAMAGE UPSTATE y. Believe List of Dead Around New York Will Reach Sixt^ — Still Searching for Bodies— Central New York State Cities Report Three Deaths and Property Damage of Over a Million-^Several Cities Flooded. N e w Y o r k , J u n e 12— F o r t y - s e v e n p e r s o n s bent on h o lid a y pleasure, are^ know n to have died in th e storm w h ich sw e p t G r e a ter N e w Y o r k y e s t e r d a y s P o lice, life-sa v e r s and volu n t e e r s w h o search e d tod a y for ad d it ion a l b o d ie s ’ believed th e d e a th to ll w o u ld reach sixty. A scen e of d e s o lation greeted com m u ters and suburbanites today. HardlY' tree escaped som e d a m a g e from th e w ind, and th e ground was Strewn With’- branches. M a n y fine old trees w e r e ly i n g on th e ground. M e a n w h ile an in v e s t ig a t io n w a s u n ­ der w a y tod a y to d e term in e w h e t h e r there w a s n e g lig e n c e on th e p a r t o f th e ow n e r s w h e n a h u g e ferris w h e e * C lason P o in t P a r k , th e Bronx? sw a y e d before the storm and crashed-- the beach, cau s in g the d e a t h of\ six p e r sons and in ju r ies to th irty - f iv e ' others. E lev e n o f th e injured are i®-'- h o s p itals. B y so m e stran g e frea k of nature? several section s of th e city w e r e m iss“ ed alm o fit en t irely 'by th e storm . A t m a n y p o in ts on S taten Islan d th e r o ’ w a s on ly a m ild su m m e r th u n d e r ­ show e r , w ith no h in t of th e gale. Thfe’ fu r t h e r reach e s o f L o n g Isla n d wer&- also p a ssed over. T h e p o lice b e lieve th a t holidaY ' m a k e r s w h o cam e from th e s e p o r ­ tion s of th e city m a y h a v e been k ille d 1 w ith o u t th e ir rela tiv e s b e in g aw a r e th a t t ^ y w e r e in danger. A l b ^ y , Ju n e 12— ^Two k n o w n dea#?-. a tw o - y e a r - o ld ch ild m issin g and be'-^ lieved to h a v e been drow n e d , scores'-- injured, and probably tw o millio-a^^ SAVED WME OF GREmTMAN Rushed to His Assistance Mon­ day Afternoon When Flames From Burning Barn Threatened the House. S u n d a y n igh t a n d - a s .a-*-re.suJL n in ick L e d g e s , a n a turalized R u s - S e r g t G a rry Sager and Trooper C h a r les F . M ilroy of th e State. P o ­ lice and G a m e P r o t e c t o r H a r r y A s h ­ ton staged a “b o o z e ” raid in A th e n s on Doi Sian, is in th e cou n ty jail at C a tskill aw a it in g th e action bf th e grand juvw- T h e officers charge th a t th e y found in L e d g e s ’ h o m e on th e - M e ta l L a th e Co. farm , a “still,” coils, etc., other “bOQze” paraphei-nalia and tw o bar­ rels of an alleged w h isk e y inash. L e d g e s w a s placed under arrest and in th e ab s e n c e of P o lice J u s tice P o r ­ ter w a s arraigned before J u s tice of th e P e a c e O. Q. F lin t , w h o fixed hail at $500 and h e ld h im to aw a it th e a c ­ tion o f th e grand jury. H e was ,un- ,able to secure a bondsman and was committed to jail. Spanish Art Critic Dies. M adrid, Ju n e 12-—T h e death is a n ­ n o u n c e d of D o n A u r e liano de B e r u e te M oret, d irector of the P r a d o -M u seum and noted art critic. LIVINGSTON CAR THRNEO TURTLE 1 attem p tin g to avoid -a collision w ith an o t h e r car, W a lter V a n D e u s e n of L ivin g s t o n on Sunday, about a m ile sou th of th a t vilage, d itch e d his B u ick roadster. T h e car com p letely turned durtle, pin n in g th e thi*ee o c ­ cupants under it. F o r tu n a t e ly one w a s seriou s ly injured, alth o th e car w a s dam a g e d . T h e accid e n t w a s caused w h e n Scott M o ore of G e r m a n ­ tow n drove h is B u ick roadster out from a cross road in front of th e Van Deusen car. L. A. Do-wning, local in­ su r a n c e agen t, carried th e accid e n t in s u r a n c e on th e M o ore car and iset- tled the damage claim. N e w Y o r k , J u n e 12-^M r s Carrie C h a p m a n C a tt, .whose nam e h a s led n e a r ly a l l ' t h e lists o f th e 12 g r e a test livin g A m e r ican w o m e n ' w h ich ■ t h e N a tional. L e a g u e of .W o m en- -Voters h a s Risked th e pu'blic ,to su g g e s t; h a s h e r s e lf su g g e s t e d .a group w h ibh she considers n a tion a lly ou tstaiid in g . T h e suffrage w o r k e r . w a s seen yesterd a y on h e r farm n e a r B r iarcliff M anor. She refu s e d to co n s i d e r 'h e r s e l f en t i­ tled to a p lace am o n g Uie greatest dozen. W h e n asked to give th e ■ n a m e s of th e 12 w o m e n w h o ranked h igh e s t for ach iev e m e n t M rs C a tt nam e d C h a r ­ lotte Perkins Gilman, Jane Addams. M rs R a y m o n d R o b ins, M. Carey T h o m a s . J u lia C. L a throp, M a r y R o b ­ erts R in e h a r t, M a r y Bradford, D r K a th e r in e B e m e n t D a v is, A n n e M o r­ gan, E lla B o o le, C e c e lia B e a u x and M aud V food P a r k . T h e controversy over the 12 living- leaders v.*ere started by th e league, W hich h a s been ask e d by th e w o m e n of C h ile to nam e th e A m e r ican w o m ­ en to w h o m th e y can turn for inspir- JOINHWSONYAUEY FIREMEN'S tSS'N L w e ll atten d e d m e e tin g of the H u d s o n V o lunteer F irem e n ’s R e lief tA s s o c ’fit’ion w a s h e ld In tlie> -City H a ll last evening. A d m ission to the H u d s o n V a lley F irem e n ’s A ssociation w a s announced. P r e s id e n t M ilton V a n H o e s e n announced th e ap p o in t ­ m e n t of R ichard' H a lleribeck, one of Hudsons’ well known firemen, as the d e legate to th e 1922 convention at M o u n t Ve'rnon. 'About 5 o’clock M o n d a y afternoon w h e n the h ig h w in d w a s raging, A c t ­ in g - C h ief of P o lice Connors received' a telep h o n e m e s s a g e a s k in g fo r h e lp _______ _ - to ch e c k th e fire th a t had razed a h ig dollars’ w o r th o f d a m a g e w a s th e tofl- barn on th e L in k farm in G r eenport, of th e se v e r e , .series of electrica l form e r ly kno-wn as th e H o s ford place. ------ -- =rnnil c v - T h e m e.ssage stated th a t un less help cou ld reach them soon th e flam e s from th e b u r n in g barn w o u ld ign ite th e hou s e w h ich w a s less th a n fifty feet away. T h e A c tin g -C h ief took th e matted' up a t once w ith F ire C h ief B e c k e r and soon th e b ig fire truck of H o y - 'sradt’s Co. N o. 8 wias sp e e d in g to th e scene. T h e y arrived in tim e to sa-ve th e h o u s e b u t th e barn w a s n Mr L in k sa id th a t he w a s on the w a y to bring; h is cattle in from p a s ­ ture w h e n he n o ticed th e sm o k e coming from th e barn. T h is is th e second fire in th a t section, th e L ink farm join in g th a t of th e B r o u s s e a u R e p o r ts 'continued to reach H u d s o n M o n d a y of new - d a m a g e s caused by th e m in iatu r e cyclon e Sunday a f t e r ­ noon, leading to the belief th a t th e fil'St estim a te of $500,000 dam a g e C o lum b ia and G r e e n e cou n t ies w a s^ not too h igh . W h ile no new great am o u n ts w e r e reported w o r d cam e of dam a g e on alm o s t every farm in the p a th of th e fu n n e l- s h a p e d cloud. The d a m a g e suffered at th e S c h e r m e r h o r n farm in th is cou n t y and th e B e r g e r farm at A t h e n s are believed to have been th e g r e a test. B o th had fine you n g orchards w h ich h a v e been practically w ip e d (?ut w h ile th e b u ild ­ ings on both w e r e dam a g e d to an am o u n t in excess of $10,000. A t the F lem in g farm in th is cou n ty one h u n ­ dred trees valu e d at $100 each, m a k - n g one of th e finest you n g orchards in th is section, w a s com p letely de- sV-oyed. F e n c e s , crops, tru c k gardens, ch ick e n coops and other sm a ller building's w e r e dam a g e d everyw h e r e . LENIN’S CONDITION REPORTED BETTER Sun Yat- Sen Capt\n-es Kant-how Ki. L o n d o n , June 12— T h e arm y of Sun Y a t Sen, southern C h inese lea d ­ er, h a s captured ICanchow K i, in K i- angsi province, accord in g to a H o n g K in g dispatch to th e D a ily M a il. The fall of th e city w a s preceded by se v ­ eral days of severe fighting. M o scow, June 12— ^Pi-emier L e n in’s condition con tin u e s to sh o w im p r o v e ­ m e n t, and he n o w is able to w a lk in the garden an d to dictate letters. T h e pessim istic a ttitu d e of te-.i days ago, w h e n th e prem ier w a s ad m itted ly in a critical condition, h a s va n ish e d since th e sp e c ialists pronounced h is a ilm e n t curable. T h e P e ti-agrad Soviet, in a letter addressed to M. L e n in, ask s h im to follow the doctors’ orders strictly, and to spend som e of h is tim e in th e fields and w o o d s . O n ly th e ab s o lu te con v iction th a t Lenin is forever out of action -w-ould lead' to 'the la.ppoihtment of any one to su c c e e d him pei'm a n e n tly, and it 's n o w th e feelin g in official circles th a t unless unexpected' developm e n ts ocenrr, th e prevnier w ill be back, in th e thick of the n a t ion ’s affa.h--‘=' -~d.hin I a feiy m o n ths, ■■ ' ■ ' ■ storm s , cloudbursts and sm a ll c y ­ clon e s th a t sw e p t over n o r th e r n an d ' cen tral N e w Y o r k yesterday. Flood*' con d ition s p r e v a il th r u th e M o h a w k - and H u d s o n v a lleys, and railroad traffic on sm a ll bran c h lin e s w a s ’ crippled at an early h o u r th is m o r n - Syracuse, O n eida and other M o ­ h a w k v a l l e y to w n s received th e m o s t severe storm s and th e p r o p e r ty dam ­ a g e th e r e w a s th e h e a v iest. In Syra­ cuse, it is estim a ted, fu lly a million.- dollars’ d a m a g e w a s done in t h e b u s iness and resid e n t ial sections-' w h ich w e r e covered w ith fro m sik inches to a fo o t of -water. A N e w ' Y o r k C e n tral train w a s m a r o o n e d im th e lo w la n d s near Syracuse, un d e r the? E r ie' C anal, at th e h e ig h t of th e storm and th e cars flooded. P a s s e n g e r s ■ w e r e rescued b y firem e n . T h e N e w Y o r k ,. O n tario and W est­ ern R a ilroad n e a r O n e ida -was ths- h a r d e st h it of th e branch lines, th e track bein g w a s h e d aw a y in five piace^ m a r o o n in g a repair train th a t had- been sen t out and a m ilk train.. H e a v y d a m a g e w a s also inflicted at Canastota, Ilion, F r a n k f o r t and Herj-^ kim e r , w h e r e th e risin g M o h a w k hava:- flooded th e streets, w a s h e d away.' sm a ll bu ild in g s and garages an d cov­ ered all w ith a layer of m u d . ‘m N ¥ liL if QUITS HIS EX-WlFi L o s Angeles, Cai., Ju n e 12— RalpM O b e n c h a in, “the m a n in a million,’ has join e d th e other 999,999- Obers- ch a in w a s called th e m a n in a m illiots' w h e n h e ■ r u shed to th e side of divorced w ife, M rs M a d e lin O b enchaiitr w h e n sh e w a s arrested for c o m p licity ’ in th e m u r d e r of J. B e lt o n K e n n e d y ? O b e n c h a in allow e d h i s w if e to divorcee- h im w h e n sh e told h im of h e r lov»; for K e n n e d y , sh e testified- H e sta y e * - at her side th r u o u t h e r lo n g incarcia*- tion in th e cou n ty ja il h e r e and s^ _ p a t t in g h e r hand during a trial. H e took out a m a r r iage lic e n s e to re-w e d her. . ____ KMENBMEN^ TOBEYGIEDUPOk ' A lbany. Ju n e 7 — T h e r e are on ly tw o proposed a m e n d m e n t s to Wifi'' N e w Y ork State C o n s titution to b e voted upon a t the gen e r a l electio n th is fall. T h e first o f th e s e ap p lies to th e return of c it y bills, g e n e r a lly referred to in leg isla t iv e parlance as.- tlie B u r lin g a m e bill, h a v in g heert' passed by th e L e g islatu r e for th e sec­ ond tim e th is year. T h e secon d o f th e proposed consti­ tu tion a l a m e n d m e n ts rela tes to 'in­ creasin g th e sala r ies paid to th e as-' sociate jwdges o f th e Count of A p ­ peals .and provides th a t th e s e judges'- sh a ll receive th e sam e sa lary as those-- of th e A p p e llate D iviiion,' n a m e ly . 517,500 in s tead o f $13,700. T h is sa,me p r o p o sal to am e n d in g th e C o n stitu­ tio n w a s up b e f o r e th e v o ters a cou­ ple of years ago. w h e n it w a s defeat^ ed, largely, so it w ^ s claim e d a t th » - tim e , th r u an ig n o r a n c e o f its pro?> vision s , resu ltin g in it b e in g gen e r a lly, ignored by tlie voters a t th e polls. T h e m a n y im p o r tan t changeSF* w h ich h a v e been\ m a d e to th e elec.^ tion law o f th e S tate is resisonsiblb' for a h e a v y dem a n d reach in g Secrea tary o f State Lyons these days faif copies of the law in its recodiffed*- state. T h e s e req u e s ts are •omingi from every section of the State, ap-' IDurently from person s anxioxis to ac* quaint th e m s e lv e s w ith th e changes^ th a t h a v e been m a d e. T a k e s P o s it io n A t B a n k - Carl Bucknaia,n. of th is city, h a s ■ taken a p o s ition at th e Fai'm e r s Na* tion a l B a n k .

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