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Wilmington, Delaware
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EVERY EVENING WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, SATURDAY, JANUARY 1G, 192G. alarm wan received, and wns one of SAYS CZAR'S DAUGHTER ORIGINAL EPITAPH OYER AND TERMINER FIRE ENGINE WRECKED MINE COMMITTEE DRYS CELEBRATE MEXICAN OFFICIAL PLEDGES FAIRNESS IN OIL DECISIONS SRIH BRTHDAY OF PROHIBpTION IS NOT IN SANITARIUM (By The Associated Press.J Copenhagen, Denmark, Jan. PS Grand Duchess Olga, daughter of tii Dowager Km pie Mar36 Fcnlorovn i of Ruwla, biM returned from German declaring ther is no truth in th report that Fran Van Tre balkowj-k v. recently discovered in a Benin nani- tarlurn, is really Grand lns Anafitasia. daughter of the Sate Czr" Nicholas.

The tory wa first circulated ir. r.e German pre" several wek ago. Olga last An'tinU when the latter wa 15 yarn oM, b'lt tzya Fran Von hnn not a ningte trait In common with Amietasia. Furtherrr.ore he only German, while Anutaia, who wan amomf thfw-c shot, by the revolutjor.I'.K Kkaterinburg, German at all 1C WILD AUTOISTS GIVEN WARNINGS Many Ca-es of Disorder Arc Heard in Municipal Court. 'Gi tip maxkra it i he doesn't p-'iy an g5t a y-'f.

Judge bytrn this morning Oakley Co'ird, r. when wa ni'-ipai conri on a to flupitort his two in the custody of i i The furt pbice'2 a temjrary of $15 a the dAfendan continued the The court continue! until the case-of Wiiliam barged with disorderly con. la'-' jnlnsr rs examination of the defer. da nt physician. the 'he i-r r-man wsn "a dangerout man at large." Sherman H-jnt, who u.

w-k giien an opportunity to raie fine 0n aim for re x. appea ret ton with news mat he r.adn aie a-e tne money. Tr.e court h.r. Jannarv SO. remarking tha- al Co-rt isn't run the pian.

on ''hiri if. owr snd Ka'ph O. adjudg-! guil ty this week cn charges driving, were by the oo'irt. Bertha Jenkins, colored. -har-d with bing a drug addict, was ed after a nhvsieian -'t-ited vh w-t not an addict.

The court the cie of I'arker l.irc Twelfth street near Pordar, '-hrj with assault and battery on I lobe 213 We.t Twentieth stree- is ga'd to be a officer suffering from -Fh The prosecuting witnes jrrrer ell fn-Kk, yesterday while he r.i r. interseetioa at Tenth and Jeff ersor streets, the defendant collide-i witi him, and knocked him dowr. late; kicking and striking hirvt. Ruth Jackson, colored, was held if $300 bail for -General Sessions Cur: on a charge of stealing a $100 fur -tt belonging t. Jeanette Sheldon, ci-ored, of 12 West Eighth c-u'eet.

April 17, last The defendant, arrested t-y last night while wearing th coat ana is paid, to have a stealing ii from a dance hal i room. Stanley liotnas waa held bail for General Sessions Court oa charge of stealing a hi of n-jtatoc; belonging Eugene West, of Bayard avenue, waa held in. $500 bail a hearing nest Thursday morning, on charge obtaining go--ds by u.l.-t pretenses. It is tfhargri that on DeceniWr of last year she obta-ned merchandise at $30.54 from. Edward K.

Thompson by false pretense. Senator da Pent Improving- Senator Coleman du Pont, who hi? been ill at his home for some and 'a a fracture of a rib oa his let; side, cn reported today as improving, pe continues t- cuaa.i-erably froai He is reported as gradually provi-isj. ienatcr and Mrs. da hope to be a bio t-a leave this city i aoout a for Pir.ehurst, N. rc the- 'a ill r- Off Opportunity Morones Says Policy of the Government Is Co-opera tion With All Interests.

MEETING iGENTS (Pu The Associated Press. Mexico City, Jan. 18. In the opinion Luis Morones, mifilter of trade and commerce, Indications are most favorable for a mutually agreeable decision between oil men and the government with regard to details for enforcement by the Mexico gov ernment of its new Petroleum law Benor Morones expressed this opin ion today after having conferred with presentatives of.fhe oil industry. The Mexican government, said Honor MoroncH.yln exclusive statement to The Associated Press, "his only one desire in its relations with tbo Petroleum industry--to make it each day more important.

The cooperation of all companies', foreign and Mexican, is welcomed. There J. no rea.n for doubting the spirit, of abundant welcome with which Mex ico always has received and always will receive foreign business men who are disposed to comply with the laws the Mexican republic. The Mexican government repeat edly has said that foreign investors will find its Mexico magnificent opportunities. They are g1vn the narne LrotectkoV of law and-the moral aid ihe authorities as Mexican invea tors.

The only thing the Mexican government cannot offer foreigners nre privileges not enjoyed by Mexi can investors themselves, in oraer to put both Mexicans and foreign, investors on absolutely the name erjitil- Hy the government has pawed laws nnolvlng alike to both. These laws are identical with those of all other countries for pnfegnarding their na tional interests without violating their legitimate national rights." Pledge Broad Asked if the government would make the new Petroleum law retroactive, Senor Morones replied: The Mexican government will do nothing more than comply and en force compliance with the laws trr.ich are enacted. "The study of the regulations of the Petroleum Jaw has hardly com menced. This study will afford oppor tunity to the Mexican government to s'now clearly its broad judgment and its, purpose of proceeding with abso lute fairness within tae pnncsples the law provides. "I am at present meeting witn more than 70 men rprewntinsc the foremost oil companies operating in Mexico.

We are holding inendiy co versation and attempting to agree on a oasts upon wntcn i win issue regulations for enforcement of the rew Petroleum law. This basis will eek to conciliate tne national tendencies of the Mexican government, representing the popular will and the just interests of investors both do mestic and foreign, ail for the benefit ot the prosperous Mexican Petroleum industry." COLORED BOY HURT. Ernest Johnson, colored, fire rears struck while croesein? Front and Jefferson streets today rij- an automobile belonging to jjwartz Brothers of 610 Market The boy was slightly injured and was removed to hid home nearby. O0VER50R STILL RESTING. Governor Robinson is reported as feeling rather better iais morning, uut is still under doctor's orders to "stay in" until he shall acquire greater re sistance.

It is hoped he may be able to get aoout next weei, but no date can be set at this Jones' Clear Store Effects Stiu. The stock of Johnny Jonei cigar store. Sixth and Marset streets, was bought for $1,000 at a constable's sale this morning by former Judg S. attorney, en the nrst and onlv bid. The remainder of the leae brought $5.

Constable A. Hindin conducted the sale. One of the best things a'atryt the classified section is that it appears every day. Mulliris 20 the Crist to take hi position on the big white engine. JIU brother, Tbomai, reached the ncene of th accident a few mlnute after it occurred.

Halting, an automobile, he hud his brother placed in the cur and Marted for the hospital. C. M. one' Close full. Clarence Jones, living at Crans ton' Heights, has much to be thankful for today.

He was preparing to re tire when he heard the bell clanging. Pulling on lib hoet, and donning a coat and hat, be darted from his home. rushing toward the fire bouse. Just he was within a few feet of the fire house door, the motor roared and the heavy machine, with rubber-coat ed firemen clinging to it, ped passed him. He looked about him, and seeing another man in an automobile, got in to go to the fire.

The car in which he was riding was but a short distance back of the engine when it overturn ed, and in a few moments be was on the scene, assisting the injured men. 'We were right back of the appa ratus," he said today, "when suddenly we saw the back of the truck skid. It was not traveling at a high rate of speed, mit "wen It struck that sheet of ice, all of the brakes or chains in the world would not have stopped it. The truck careened across the road and then over-turned. Phree of, the men on the back locked arms and threw themselves backwards.

Other firemen were hurled threw the air. 'Our car was brought to aetop and we rushed over to the wrecked engine. We could hear the groans of the in jured men as we ran across the road. It was a terrible sight. -Koine of me men were covered witn blood, and some wer lying motionless.

Others struggled in an effort to rise." Officials of the Cranston Heights Fire Company stated that at 10.25 o'clock, a fire call was received from tha borne of Mrs. Graco Kmerson, at Marsha llton. Th-s tire was in the enhnnoy of the. After the big pumping apparatus was wrecked, sev eral of the firemen returned to their icadiiuarters and manned a smaller chemical engine.

ith which they pro ceeded to the fire, extinguishing it without loss'. The Cranston Heights Fire Com pany was organized November 19, 1919. The machine, which was pur chased a iew years ego, haa an International chassis with a Northern Hump of 500 gallons capacity. The ma weighing 9.000 tiounds, is the heaviest in rural New Castle eountv outsld of Newaik and New Castle. It cost 17.000, and is not insured.

Deputy Coronel Hirzel was immedi ately notified, and started an investi gation. He was on the scene a thort time after the accident. Funeral services for lldward Ains worth will be held at the home of his parents, Hdward C. and Hydia Ains worth, at the Cedar, on Tuesday af ternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment will be made in White Clay Creek cemetery.

Funeral arrangements for Alfred Og den and David Hook had not been completed up to an early hour this af ternoon. Cranston Heights is the Lincoln Highway between Price's Corner and Marshallfon, OUT OF THE JAWS 21 MINE WORKERS Continued from page 1 reading my Bible more if I ever got out," McNeil said, and added that Fet-ty and me "of the others declared "Tes, and so am McNeil, a robust man, whose experience and coolness is generally credited as having been the dominating factor in saving the miners, was said by- one of the rescue group -to have given his share ot the food to younger men who appeared more in njed of it. The lunches of the men were equally portioned, when they were nrst entombed. The small supply of water was carefully guarded, but not iwed until one of the num ber became faint from the impure air The sick man was then given a drink as a restorative. None of the 21 men appear to have suffered greatly from his experience underground, and almost adl wore aoe to waiK trom the top of an to an emergency hospital McNeil aione fainted, but was quickly revived, whereupon he.

ask ed for his pipe. Securing his pipe and a light he went home. t'lansrortne runerais or the 19 vic tims of the explosion were being made by relatives and friends today. Whether a combined service will be held ft or rites conducted for each individual ha not been definitely decided. It.

XI. bimiiie, -chief of the Wet; Department of Mines, led corps of insifeetorss into Jamison Mine today, to investigate the ex plosion. I-'iinbie Maid the prolx) will center near the eeventh riant heading where the blast occurred. Thursday night, and near where the 19 miners were killed. He expect the inquiry rtili be concluded late today.

HURLEY-POWEL CO. Hader Co to Begin Kehuild ing Operations There Next Week. I no mriey-j'uwei winch re cemly bought the old Central Frea byterian Church building on King street below Kighih, obtained title to the property yesterday. It ia the purpose of the company to rebuild the church and add it to the company's present store, 716 Market street which will also be rebuilt making one large establishment ex tending from Market street to King. The contract to do the rebuilding has been awarded to J.

Uader who today said they expect to start the work early next week. Health Hoard Statistics. The Board-of Health report for 11 week past 29 deaths, oinpar viiili i for the week iart Hirthn recorded were -It), while bait year's! report lor tbo same period was 45. There "were three marriage dm Ina; the poet week. OF DEATH FJ OBTAINS OF "POOR RICHARD" (By The Associated Press.

New York, Jan. Kenjamin Franklin's original epitaph which had been kept hidden In the collection of Chicago business man fdnre Its discovery 20 years ago, bus been made public on the ve of Franklin's birth day tomorrow. The Inscription differs in only a few Words and punctuation marks fi-om widely known of "PfKir It follows; The body of H. Franklin rrfyiter Like the cover of an old bock Its contents torn out Vnd strlpt of its lettering and gilding "IJes here food for worms. But the work shall not be wholly lost: vr it will, as bo believed, appear once more In a new and more perfect edition Corrected and amended By the author.

SHIPPING YARD Continued from page 1 Fort of Wilrnintrton to cornne'to with those in Baltimore and Philadelphia to point in the interior. In course of tlmo this Bechedule of rates was sub mitted to the board bv the carriers and checked. Subseouentlv a tariff providing for heir establishment was punnsnc'i. attouu conditions hare prevented the Pacific Covast people from making any shipments to W- mington until recently, but it is now expected that at leas one and prob ably two cargoes will arrive each nonth. Therw is at present no largo dis-l tributinir -enter for fir r.rnen and hemlock originating on the Pa cific Coast In thi district, and the facilities for handling lumber eco- nomically at the Terminal should re sult in the development of a large volume of business.

It is expected that mechanical equipmenft which has late! been developed for the handling lumber, The officers of the Eastern Terminal Lumber Company are as follows: Clarence Blagen, president G. E. An derson, vice-president; W. H. secretary: T.

L. manager. Thomas Ij. Haines who has leen ap pointed manager for the company has! had a wide experience in the lumber business. The company will maintain headquarters at the Terminal.

Clar- ence Blagen and G. E. Anderson are expected in Wilmington prior to the arrival of the "West Keats." It. is evneetea thr.t VinTrt for the interior as far was as Ohio will be handled through the Terminal. IXJC.VCTIOX ISSrED AOAIXST FEDERAL MIMXOi SMELTIXG Chancellor Wolcott ha issued a pre Uminary injunction restraining and enjoining the Federal Mining and Smelting Company of New York from paying- a dividend of $10 a share on its corrinjon capital stock March 16 as provided for in a resolution adopted by the company's board January 6.

directors The injunction was Issued at the request of Albert M. Wittenberg, Harry Content and Waiter Content, trading as H. Content and Company of New York. MARKETS AT A GLANCE. (By The Associated Press.

HN'ew York, Jan. 16. Stocks: Heavy; motors again under Belling pressure. Roads Steady trading dull. Foreign exchanges Kirm sterling and Japanese yen higher.

Cotton Steady improved spot mar ktts. Sugar: Higher; Wall Street buying. Coffee Easier commission honse selling. Chicaeo. Jan.

16. Wheat; Lower; dis appointing export inquiry. Corn: Kasy poor cash demand. Cattle Firm. Hogs: Lower.

LIBERTY U0MS-CL0slG. (lip The Associated Press. New York, Jan. 16. Liberty bonds closed: Liberty 3 Vs.

brst 4'4 s. 101.22; second 4 Vs. 100.21; tltlrd 4Vs, fourth Pi's, 102; Treasury 4's. 103.2; Treasury Pi's, 1QM9. tiRAlX AND tORK CLOSING.

(By The Associated Press.) Chicasro. Jan. IS. Closing: Wheat, aiay, new, i. -uay, oiu, July, I.30ti 1.43.

Corn. May, S3i JOly. 86; STV. Oats, May, 45: July. 45i.

Kye, May, l.fSTi July. l.OSV. Lard, 15.10; May, 15.17 Ribs, li.2 May, l.t'X Pellies, 16.S2 May, 17.00. CHIGAGO LIVE STOCK. (By The Associated Press.) Chicago, Jan.

16. Hogs, receipts. uneven; hunter weights, steady to 15c lower; others mostly unchanged at Friday's average; bulk desirable. UiO to 170-pound weight. U.oOalTj; 1 40 to 150-pound selections up to 12.90 top on all weigh to.

12 iH; bulk good and choice. i'OO 10 22a-poud buictn-rs. 12. 12al2.2.i: ma-lority of better 240 to 325-pound averages. ll.HOal2.PO; parking sows, lu.irej.v.

10.10a-iO.oO; few killing pigs, down; shippers, cstiniatcd holdover, 2 1HW, heavy-weght hogs, U.Oaal-.OO: medium, 11 .7512 light. 11 litit light, 11 10al2.iH; packimt sows, vl.soalO.OO slaughter piKss, 12.75at3.15. Cattkc receipts, 400; compared week ago, good and choice yearlings, warce; steady to 25c higher: toiler beef steers unevenly lower: heavies, fully 25c lower; spot more; market on better grade heavies are at standstill late; mockers and feeders, steady; extreme top of 12 00 paid for strictly choice. bulluekii yearlings, 11 50; fat she. stock.

25c to 40c lower; good to choice weighty cows and heifers, 50c elf in Instances: farmers and cutters, strong; bulls. 15c to 25c higher: vealers 50c to $1 higher: week's bulk prices follow: Fat steer 8.25al0.50 fat cows, 5.00a-8 75; heifers. 7.00aK.OO; canners and cutters, 3 veal calves, 12.75al3.50; Btockers aud feeders. 7.0OaS,00. Sheep, receipts.

50t for week around J2.UOO direct and 52 cars from feeding stations: today's market, nominal; compared week um. fat lamb around 75c lower: feedin tmnbs, 5(v to 75c lower: yearluiK wethers, 25c to 5i)c used wethers, steady to weak: fat ewes. to 25o hbrher; tops for week" tat Hi 25: feeilniK lamtw. Hi 10: fat yeartifiK woihers. 14 aed wethers.

U.JUi: fat ewes, hulk prices follow; V'ni Umlik, Its. IKK culls, nsl ive. 12.OOal.-l OO: feetliiig lambs, 1 4 75al5.75 cartings, wethers, l-iOOal-JOa; fad ewes, S.OOatb-'j BIGGEST LUMBER FOR THIS POR IS rt of I I I TO CONVENE MONDAY Court of Oyer and Terminer will convene on Monday morning with three homicide canes to dispose of, two of the defendants being charged with manslaughter and one charged with murder. Chief Justice IVnnewlU and Judges Richards and Uodney will preside. The murder defendant is Joseph Tusclilnska.

who Is alleged to have shot and killed Victor Turek on le- oembfr 16. James Woolman is churned with mansdaughttK In-eonn-ctlvn with the death of Miss Mildred Tl. Congdon. an instructor at the Women's College, Xewarfi, on Iecemlor 16. Woolman is the alleged driver of the machine that ran down and fatally injured Miss Congdon on the Depot rnl.

The other manslaughter defendant is Ashury Pepper, driver of the au tomobile from which William Travis is alleged to have been thrown and killed on October 16 when the car struck the railroad wall at Eleventh street and Railroad avenue. STATE'S ATTORNEY TO PROBE DEATH OF MRS. M. S. HANZEL Continued from pa go 1 o'clock on January 14, 1926; and we.

the jurors, refer the matter to the state's attorney of Queen Anne county for further investigation. Mrs. Hansel, whose home was at Crumpton. was riding in a carriage with William Hottomley. of Milling-ton.

In the automobile were Mrs. John J- Kaskob and Dr. John Palmer. of Wilmintrton. Mrs.

R.iskobhad in on business in connection with recently acquired farm land at Pioneer Point. Ir. Palmer had been a guwt for several days at the Raskob heme on the Chester river. The parly was returning- to Wilmington- The automobile in said to have struck a wheel of the carriage, throwing the occupant into the roadway. The injured woman was rushed to the ofl'K-e of Dr.

Merrttt Price, in Mill'ngton, whore an examination disclosed her Injuries were of such a nature that the should be removed to a hospital. Mr. Itaskoh instantly ordered that the our lo rushed to Elk-ton, and personally supervised pla. imt her in the hospital. Iiottomley was not seriously hurt.

At the inquest Hottomley. driver of the carriage, admitted that he had no lights on his carriage although the Maryland law requires a light on each side when a vehicle is driven after dark. Mrs. Hansel resided with her husband on a email truck farm near Crumpton. For more than a year her husband has been in poor health and she has been working for various families around the neighborhood Mr.

Bottomley taking her home after her day's work. Emerging from on intersecting road, the occupants of the automobile had no warning cf the proximity of the vehicle until nn instant before the ora.h came. 2 WOMEN PERISH AS HOTEL BURNS Three-Story Structure With 100 Guests Lacked Fire Escapes. (Bu The Associated Press.) bakewood, X. Jan.

16. Mre. Mary gc he-doff, 2065 XVest street. Brooklyn, and Mw Flora Wykoff, X. were eulTocated in their beds today in a fire that dtd roved a portion of the Eorraine Hotel here today.

Mns. Scbedoff wajj the mother of four children. The building, a frame structure ut itucco finish, contained 100 roornu. The flames started in the basement, Althoush a three-cstory building, it Lai r.o fir escaped. Thirty-foar guests were regli.tered and first check of the number wh-Red their' rooms Id police to there might be another l3y in the ruirw.

A -arch is being made. I roeeutor -J iyne announced tna owner. A. L. had fiotifled on lc-mVtT 24 Id.t, by bulMing that hotel failed to comply with requirements of the ioc-al building code; that all suh buildinsrs of three torie or more must have fire escape ft.

He i instructed tiie coroner' jury to reconvene at 2 re. to caneider the alge1 violation. Richard- try iiarreei. fter deliberatiri Sn Ofj.eul Court la nig'ht for more than three hours, the Jury in the a Clifford Ki'-harus, colored, iiargej with breaking and entering, wi, discharged from further jiervice' in nm ease by Judge Richards wa unable to agree on a verdict 0BIT11KI. George W.

iMri. George W. Davis, aged I died at 1: home on Kast Third tireer i New a.stie. last evening, following lingering illness. Mr.

Davis 'jeen lor several morit critical during the past few weeks. He was born ir. the vicinity of Newark, ti.ovir.g to New Castle about SO years ago. He lias been in the shoe repairing business in that city, and was one of the best known n.en of New Ca.stle. He was a staunch Demo- rat.

He is survived by his widow. Mrs. Sarah Da is, one son William B. Davis, of New Cat-tie, and one daughter, Mrs. Bessie Givbon, of Camden, N.

J. The funeral will take place from his late residence at 2.30 o'clock, Tuesday afternoorl. Mrs. Maude A. Walters.

The funeral services for Mrs. Maude A. Walters, nee Whitlock, wife of Clarence C. Walters, who died on Thursday, will be held from the resi-deure of her i-ister. Mis.

Truelove, New Castle and Center street, Hamilton Park, on Monday evening at o'clock. Interment will be made in Deal's Island cemetery. Deal's Island, on Tuesday afternoon 1 THREE MEN DEAD Continued from. page 1 Ainsflorth va picked up by a tithe other tnachine and started for lloinoopathic Hospital. A the car Was paxdng Sixth and Union ptreeta it some manner, with a.

trolley car, and Thomas the Injured man's brother, who was standing on the running board, waving other earn ont of the way, had his heavy iireinan's coat almost torn from bin body. The machine was undam- 1, and Jlfter ascertaining ithat Thotnas was uninjured, continued on its errand of mercy, hut the youth waa dead 'before they reached the hospital. Hook was placed in another car and was t.iKen to tne Delaware Itoepltal, wiiere h' died on the operating table. Jlin skull was fractured in the crash. The police ambulance waa summoned, but ail of the injured had been re lieved bt fore it arrived at the scene the accident.

Alnsworth was riding ou the tilde of the tnachine. standing on the run ning board next to the driver" seat. Hook and Ogden were kneeling in the body of the car. Hill was driving the machine and Kobert Croes, chief of the Cranston Heights company, was Inside Ijconnrd and Ileis- lcr Hook and Greenwood and King were riding on' the back platform, with utandinur on the running hoard beside Cliief Croea- As the heavy machine, which witnesses nay was not traveling at an excessively high- rate of speed, neared the corner, the driver apparently did not see an almost transparent sheet of ice covering the road from one fide to th other. Without a moment's warnimr, the rear wheels of the.

truck jwerved to one side. Hill, Clung to the driver's wheel and endeavored to regain control of the swaying machine, but the wheels failed to obtain a grip on the treacherous Ice. and the apparatus fckidded fifty feet, crossing the road wjierg It swerved against a hedge and then over turned in the yards nurrounding the homes of Marshal Copes and Mrs William Temple. Hurled ruder Hc Ainsworth, Hook and Ogden were thrown to the ground and before they could move, 1.OO0 feet of heavy fire htwo that had been packed in the body of lie fell tm them, crushing Ionard and Ilelsler Hook and Kimr, a-h were rtotng on the ma chine, saved themselves by throwing their arms around each other and droppinc off the back platform. Greenwood, who was on the platform with them, stuck to his post and was badly injured about the arms and legs when the machine turned over Hill was pinned back of the Peering wheel and was only slightly in jured.

Chief Crocs was hurled over his head, striking the ground only a few feet from where Hook and Ogden were pinned under the lire hose. Saverw was thrown clear of the machine. As the trsi' turned over, it fell against a tree where the Copes and Temple properties join. Both wheels on the ieft side of the machine were crushed and the side of truck body was mashed in. Two ladders strap ped on to the right side of the truck were crushed against the tree and were brok-n.

Three Brotlitrs on Survivors of the trattedv were able today to give but vague details of the accident. Ilelsler Hook one of three brother on the machine, today said he could not describe the incident or what caused it. "We were moving south on the high way," he said, "and were just passing the school house near Foard's store The first thing I knew, the rear end of the tru. swerved to one side. One of the men on the front told na to hold tight and that is about the last remembtr.

I was unconscious for several minutes, and when I camsto I was my Lack on the road." His brother, Ieonard, was also on the rear platform with him. Neither of them knew that David Hook, the yourgost brother, was on the machine until after the accident. They had all been at the borne of their mother Caroline Hook, when the alarm soundfil, and had made a concerted rush a- ss the 'elds to the fire house and Helsler Hook mounted the rear platform, and David crawled ut the bodv near the front of the ma-'ljine. Second Heeent Ieatli. death of David Hook is the se-ond tragi-- death in the family with in two vears.

Ilia father, Ernest Hook who was years old at the time of his death, was killed in September, 194, when lie fell from the roof of the Newark High School, on which he was it. I'artj 'jlarly tragic was the death of Alfred og.ien. He wit married just about a yea ago, find his death brings teres, ve'ji'-tit to his wife, Ktbel. and a. an months' old daughter.

Lef than an ii ui betore the accident, be had be hi the house where lie had Mgncd new Insurance joiiey, making the initial payment of three dollars. "I'm not ready to die yet," he said, when of his fellow firemen had I prevail' had k-f fore policy. He had finally been upon insure himhelf and for his home a fhort time be- alarm of fire was sounded, lived with hi father-in-law, C'tenwood, a short distance fire house. Mr. Greenwood liie ellar fixing the tiro for wiieii the clang of the fire bell 1 James rroai was gilt v.iiM heard Young Ogden shouted to hia teillng him the bell was ringing, upd then, seizing his bat anil coat, rushed from his home for the death -side, closely followed by Greenwood.

This moiTiins, bis young wife, with eyes, set about the sad task untriniming the Christmas tree and clearing (he parlor in preparation for the funeral of her husband. As the went about her work, their infant daughter crooned in its cradle. Ignorant of the tragedy that had into its life. Ogd-n was employed by the Speak-ruan He was born in Wil-mii a ton, and in addition to his wife and baby, it) actived by lu.i mother, Joseph Williams, 225 Koial avenue, ihningion His father, lbbert Ogden, died several years ago. Aitiswoi'th, who was unmarried, lived with his parents at ihe Cedars.

He at the lire house when the PLACESALL BLAME iuh-Scale Body Says They Resumed Conference With Minds Closed. STIFF FIGHT IS URGED (By The Asjiociatrd Prem.) JIazleton, Jan. 16. Ijocal unions throughout the anthracite region today received in the maild the report of the miners' sub-scale committee which was in conference with the hard coal operators in New York in the futile attempt to draw up a new wage contract. The report wa read at the full ecale committee meeting here Thursday, but wa withheld from publication until it reached the local unions.

The report state that the operators In the New York conference "did not change their attitude whlrtj they assumed on July 9 at Atlantic City, and they persistently instated that no aettiement mat ma not provide for a continuous, and permanent arbitration of ags and condition would be considered." The refusnl of the operators to join in a petition to Congress to pam legislation to regulate the Industry gave evidence "that their only desire to? arbitration ie to reduce the wag" of the mine worker's and permit their profits and prices to be regulated by themselves1." At thin writing, the report ays. "negotiations are off despite every ef fort of your, negotiating committee to remain in ees-nlon in their desire to bring about an honorable settlement. From now on we can expect that the anthracite opera ton will continue in their propaganda Intended to demoralize our forces and create distrust and dissension among our membership. They have gone to every extreme their mad desire to divide the forces of the anthracite mine workers in this struggle, but our lines remain firm and our membership in deter mined that no settlement nliall be made or will be made that in not honorable and doe not give our people that measure of justice to which they are entitled." Call Operators I'nfalr. "Your representative's would much rather report to you that a fair settlement had been arrived at, but that imporisible due to the unfair at tude of the anthracite operator.

The (struggle miitst therefore Continue, and are caned upon to continue 10 make sacrifice In order to satisfy the luet of the anthracite operator in their desire to force wage reductions and to tie our hand through con tinuous and permanent arbitration. "Our force mut continue to work harmony and co-operation to the end that victory may be achieved Do not permit youreelves to be car- ied away by the siren voice of tne disrupter nor the propaganda of operators, no matte whence it comes our organization i making evey ef- ort and will continue to do no to pro- ide for the needy as a result of thi reat industrial conflict. We ask you to assist your officers and the various branches of our organization in the handling of our affaire in order that we may continue to carry on until an honorable and attinfaetory agreement its finally consummated." ND. COPELAND TELLS SENATE Criticises Coolidge on Coa Strike; Points to Davs of44T. R' By The Associated Press.) Washington, Jan.

16. President Coolidge was assailed md defended today in the Senate lecause of his attitude toward the anthracite sus pension. Recalling that Theodore Roosevelt had prevented a tie-up of the mines during his administration. Senator Copeland, Ietnocrat, New York, said ho Ifelt confident that President Coolidge could bring relief in the present situation by taking a similar course. "Hut doesn't the senator ktuw the 'big stick has dwindled considerably since those -days?" asked Senator Reed, Democrat, Missouri.

becoming a wand now," returned Senator Copeland. Senator Heed commended tne PresUlcnt of the position ho has taken, saying that ho vs inclined to the beli'f that if there never had been a "1-iyi stick" the country prob ably would be tietter oiT. JleM'nts Querjlng CooIIJne. When Senator Copland called up hU resolution with a view to im mediate action. Chairman Oddle, of the Mines Committee, said the meas ure should not be acted upon at thi time, as his committee was consider ing a general bill relating to both the anthracite and bituminous mining ia dustries.

Senator Pepper. Republican, Penn sylvania, moved that the resolution go to the Mines He urged that ihe proposal was undignified in that it placed the Henate in the posi tion of asking the Pre-sidrnt to think up some means ot settling the strike. when the Senate itself has been tin able to do u6. Replying to an inquiry by Senator King, Democrat, Utah, Senator Od- dhs gave, assurances the bill before the committee now does not conte.m piaie government operation ot c.oai mines in eaae of emergency. "It is a vry conservative bill," senator oauie s-aia, out it covers a wide held.

1 am opposed to any move government interference with Indus try than is absolutely necessary." Senator Oddie added that the bill has been referred to the Department of Commerce, "vhe advice should com from," MrVH Association Meeting. The Wilmington Auxiliary at' lii American McAil Association will hold its January meeting- at Una' home Mr ijeww wrosms, laoa ticiaware avt'ime, oa Tuesday afiejnoon ut 2. 31' ON THE OPERATORS BIGSTICK'NOWWA a the 'innlilen Death Dinner" in IVevr York in Honor of "iWvfoot." AO WORD BY COOLIDGE (Bn The Associated PrcssX New York. Jan. If.

The -sixth anniversary of prohibition's birth In the Cnited States is beln observed today by dinners of interested civic organizations and statements from leading prohibitionists praising the results of the eighteenth Amendment and the Volstead Act. Tonight the Xeiv York Anti-Saloon 1-eajrue will held a "sudden death dinner" in honor of William F. "Pussyfoot" Johnson, nhow work as a tiry propagandist throughout the voi hi has cost him an eye. He loft it in a with students in London who heid a demonstration ngalnsi him, riie according to early an-rouihfmoiits, was to have been featured by Kemune exhibits of Jiiuor supplied by the federal attorney's ofhcji, hut the "real will not ho ere. Federal Attorney Puekner de-t IS red to undertake his share of the proceeding's.

"Wf h.ivw to don't want any liquor, if we had it would not lend it," he seeral days ago. He explained hi. office was never of confiscated liquor, which is usually red 1 by the Treasury I)e-partment. Lea sue tflu lals Immediately cancelled that part of the dinner. They hul planned have the drinks mixed experienced "wet." to paint skulls and crossbones on the cocktail ftlisyes, and to hold a mock funeral of "Kins Alcohol." Mr.

Johnson will speak on a "wet conspiracy." About guests are expected. o.dlJce lla Nothing to ay. Wayne It. Wheeler in Washinjrton last niRht ailed the 4tsir.ivfrs.iry of prohibition's natal as showing a decrease in consumption of alcohol in United improvement of the health of the nation and elimination of saloons and 'T-auperism and slums" around them.

Kurope, he said, may well observe tue effect of prohibition in this Ci ur.try. With bread lines, unemployment doles. debt -dodging- and hands ovtt-stretohed for American loans the wet nations of Europe may profit by America's example of new freedom alcohol's rule." he said. The only White Iloue response yesterday to inquiry whether President Coolidgre cared to comment on the anniversary was that he had nothing to say. FOR UPPER COURT Names Selected for Two Week Beginning Janti- arv 25.

Vc trt jurors lor and Court Sessions to serve during he two weeKs, tenod conjnciaf January have been drawn by Jury Commissioners Joseph C. Lawson and John It. Lambsott, as follows: Regular PaneL Firs: Representative district Fred Creamer, Joseph iTonley. Seci-ii Charles U. Kohlbeeker, Mj-; D.

Poland. Third Harry V. E.u:n. WiUiam J., Charles II.

Foulk. WlHiam Stc-wart Alimon.i. Fourth MendinhIl. I'at-i k-k Maloney, King, Jonn ilc- Fifth Clifford Yarrlngton, Frank A. Gradwohl, W-Hiam H.

Oaridsn. John J. Oil bridge. jynn T. Tatr Charles Seventh Harry V.

Baker, John T.a.i-3, Gregg, Armo. Eighth Ernest Townsend, C-au-ie lirram. It. Towr'i. Jveph Erown.

Tenth Harry V. Ahern. Denny S. Smith, Howard Wilhelm, Charlee Kliss-mej-er. Kleveath Wiljaai It.

Wceatley. injU'el T. Stewart, Jr. Twelfth Albert Lawrence. Clearer ThmestL Harry A.

Burds. How. land E. lytatherbury. Foirttnth Floyd Short.

Morgan J. i -iteenti, Eic-yd IV Additional 1'aneU tan! C. Firs: Iteprtsentxiti ve dis Jvhn JE. Cole. Se-corij Hernia Frist.

Third George U. Ward Fourth-John J. Ccvins Fif ieorge J. ixth H. Seventh WjiUan: J.

EeCute. E-grhth Tfaomaa if. Vnr.sai.: Thomas A. liak-r. Tertii aarr.

BarntAS. Eleventh I). T', a vij Money. William H. George, i'oiirteentjs Benjaruiri IIutchaisr; Kiftesth William Marshall.

AKL FAi.K A ME li HERE, ARREST Ell DOWS STATE Karl Pai-e, wanted by the local ponce in, connection with several rp.b-bries in this city hist December, at Bowers' Beach today by statu poll' e. He will be brought back to thU! city. Kd C. Jamison, who was yesterday to three yeara in jail, ia connection with the robbery at JeS W.t Tenth tr-t. was to ii ive b- en worfcir.g with an accomplice at that who made bis is belated to have been the ac- Kery iy the cflers are different every day the service is the same, in the A-B-C Classified Section.

DM This Event 20 Off Everything Ends Wednesday, Jan. 20th. Come to Mutlin's today bring vour clearest vision and look at these Reductions on Fine Cloth-ing, Hats (other than Stetsons) Furnishings, Clothes Made-to-Order and all Boys' Wear Then if you can resist these values you are a wonder This Opportunity Endi Wednesday, Jan. 20th Jas.T. Mullin Sons, Inc.

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