NYTimes 22Mar1914 Madelon Car Sold
MRS. LECOMPTE'S CAR SOLD Knocked Down at Auction for $450, Subject to Contract Claim. Mrs. 'Madelon La Compte's big limousine , automobile, minus the Japanese chauffeur and the yellow silk curtains, was auctioned off In front of the Queens County Court House in Long' Taland CStr- yesterds v. Albert Pchwara. who had a bill of S.VX) against the car' ty rei-aira and palritlng. got it oa a bid of 430. : . Mra L Compte. who recently served thirty davs in the Queens County Jail for disorde-lv conduct and Is now back In her .V home at 2 Woolsey Htreet. Astola. was on hand to see the a.-le of her automobile. Just before the Me a tputy Sherirf mde a levy on 'he car tn behalf of Joaeph Farrcll, who had entered Into a contract with Mra. Le Compte foe the sale of the machine, and It waa knocked down subject to any interest that Farrell might nave in the ear.! . Edward Le Compte. who waa sentenced tn tMny days In the Workhouse at the same time aa tiis wife and on the same rntrge, la out oa bail pending heading m his appeal.