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VENING FINANCIAL CLOSING STOCKS THE WEATHER " Vutettled tonight and Wednesday; proh-Wf occasional oirrr; little change in temperature ; moderate easterly winds. JL VOL. XXXI NO. 92. IS 242.41 311 187.328- BALTIMORE. TUESDAY. AUGUST I, 1925. rubiulwd ma wert-dAj by TUo A. . lbU Oattptnf. Eutrad u Mraad-eiM ttr at B!tmort PwUtffu. 34 PAGES. 1MUCE WO CENTS. 1 HE WOMEN HELD UP, AUTOS DAMAGED, BY GEORGIA DRYS Atlantans Mistake Agents For Robbers, And Try To Escape. TIRES PUNCTURED AND CARS DITCHED Governor Incensed At IncidentLegislative Action Likely. Special Dispatch to The Evening Sun. Atlanta, Aug. 4. With Got. Clifford Walker threatening legislation to cure the evil, and with State-wide sentiment aroused, the authorities of Forsyth county in the' mountain region of North Georgia are in the midst of a perpleling situation as the restilt of a recent incident in which four prominent Atlanta women were held up by a band of prohibition enforcement officers, the tires of mr cars cut -and punctured by iron spikes, and their lives endangered when their careening automobiles plunged into a ditch. In addition, complaints have been received from half a dozen sources that negro chauffeurs of tourists and of Atlanta citizens have been seized and subjected to indignities. No negroes are allowed to live in the county, of which Gumming is the county seat. Promises Not To Cut Tires. who directs activities of the county officers accused of participation in the episode wherein the women were stopped, raid he had ordered his men to stop shooting at tires of fleeing automobiles and had not authorized the use of spikes to puncture tires of autoists. He said he would instruct his men not to use them in the future. The four women, shocked almost to a point of hysteria by their experiences, were Mrs. A. H. Latham, a widow; Slihs Ruth Sheafe, a Red Cross representative, and MiBS Sarah Carr and Mies Martha E. Foster. They were traveling in two automobiles from North Carolina to Atlanta after a week-end vacation in the mountains. Halted By Four Men. Near Cumming, where the road sweeps around a long curve, about three miles In length, both cars suddenly were confronted by four men, who, waving flashlights across the path of the cars, screamed to the occupants to stop. "The men looked like highwaymen," Mrs. Latham said, describing the incident. "I was terrified, I screamed at Miss Foster, who was driving behind me, to drive as fast as her car would run and we would run right through these bandits. For a mile my car rocked along the road with the other dashing 'along bsjjind. How I managed to hold found my car in a ditch, three tires punctured, aiid a half mile farther on Jliss Foster and Miss Carr had to stop also. One of fneir tires was punctured." Told To Surrender Whisky. Later, they said, the dry officers leisurely approached and demanded that they "surrender their whisky." When it was found they had no contraband the men were apologetic, and after several hours' waiting to get their tires repaired they were allowed to proceed. The squad of offiaers was headed by a Federal agent from Atlanta and was composed of county officers. It was also recently reported that an Atlanta couple rtnving through f orsytn county was fired upon by an officer when their automobile failed to stop at his order. No one was injured, but two tires were punctured. Suspected Robbery. Mrs. Latham declared she was sure they were about to be robbed, for behind them clattered a small automobile and it soon drew up alongside. In it, she snid, was a man dressed in overalls who demanded that she give him the whisky in her car. He also made the same demand of Miss Carr, it is said. Miss Carr said that while she was almost speechless with fright she managed to tell the man no whisky was in the car and to demand by what right he made such a statement. " 'Never mind.' " he told me. ' "Bonnie will be here in a minute,' and sure enough here came Bonnie,' who wore a blue coat in addition to overalls, and two other men who were clad in overalls." Bonnie turned out to be a man who said ' his name was ). B. Wallace, an nrent of the prohibition forces, under Fred J. Dismnke, chief of prohibition forces in Georgia. He wore no badge, he said,, but displayed a piece of paper carrying his photograph and name as his credentials. The other three identified themselves as J. W. Iach and Brarulett and MoGinnis. They said they wer. workine for enforcement agents in Forsyth county. Not one of them wore a badge of authority, it was stated. Screams Of No Avail. During this period, Mrs. Latham said, she screamed to a house alongside the road that bandits were after her. but no mind cnme from within. Later it de veloped that a crippled man named Bales lives there and he informed the women that such occurrences were common, it is said. Wallace, Mrs. Latham said, became thoroughly alarmed st what had taken place aim was eiixrureij mmi'mrm. He explained the reason for the punctures bv taking the women back up the toad where lay several long, flat pieces of steel, studded with snarp spiKes. These had been in place long before the cars passed and were visible around the bend of the road for three miles. Sheriff To Act. After Sheriff Ed Billstrap had been told of what haiHhitened In his county he declared there "have been several Continued On Pag 2, Column 2 GOOD EVENING Th trouble with th enrpinic days ! you have to be a braf art to lrr food of yourself. A member of the fair sex indignantly denies that the. girls do the proposing noicadags. It mast still be true then that man's worst enemy is himself. THIS WAV TO THE PADDED CELL OK ONI.V A ri.v. Docsone you, butzin' brute! Hrat it! (in any! And when you're somewhere eye dNt rail It home and stay. You're JiiNt a plasiiey nuUttnrt Crawling on my hfwfi And nk and ears and hands, I wish that you were dead.. It I could only hit Corpse you'd be rlsht now But when I aim a swat Van set away somehow. You haven' any manners. leMiiey or ene: You're Jiint a hloomln' pest, A , misery, offense. I try to read hut Solly! Koon a I beitin Buzr, you go and choose f To crawl around my chin. I've tried to think butdarn jou! Thought 1 hod you then! Even while I beg and plead You're on my nk again. Well, go abend, then, me! Chew me up for rhow ! Wheopeel W ho ear? Ha. ha, ha, ha! You've got me looney now! &.'.u ih ahnrt shirts have been in vogue tce're lost a lot of confidence in destiny. We'we noticed a lot of ends that arent shaped very teeu. SUN SQUARE DOIN'S . Or The Diary Of A Traffic Cop. 8.30 A. M. I fooled them females at the boarding house Inst night. They think because I didn't go to school much I ain't got no education o r learning. Humph! Ive met college graduate, that knowed . less. In fact I bawled out a college pro fessor once that didn't know he couldn't park in front of a fire plug. The trouble with them women is they've got the same idea a lot of people has that you can't get a education nowhere only in school. They ain't hep to the fact, either, that it takes more schooling to learn aome people than it does to learn others. If some people went to school for a million years they wouldn't know their head from a . hole in the ground. On the other hand people like me and Abraham ,.fcmcoln don't need to go to school hardly at all. Going through life with heads like we've got is like walking around 'n your bare feet. They pick up things that stick in " them. But as I was saying I fooled them women at the boarding house. The boarding house lady was laboring hard and earnest and sweating 'profuse over a note she was writing to somebody. It must have been somebody important or she wouldn't have been so anxious about the punctuation. Every now and then she'd read a sentence to the widow and ask should she put a comma in it or something. I didn't say nothing till once the widow ordered a comma when I didn't think it was necessary and I spoke up and said so. Cosh! A body zwould've thought I'd cracked a joke the way they laughed. "You're good, you are," says the b. h.l., "making out yWu know something about it." " "Ain't he?" says the widow with a ha, ha. "I'll bet he ain't got a idea what commas and periods and dashes and things like that is for." Well, I do," I says, indignant, "commas is for short breaths and periods for long breaths." "Well, go on," says the widow, "What's dashes for?". "Cuss words," I says. lO A. M. Anybody that has to go through life with a name like the guy I just now stopped has got my sympathy even if he is a fliv-- verite and dern near bumped a pedestrian through the pearly gates. He was so careless felt it was my duty to send him to Judge Stnylor and then I asked Mm his name. It must've took him five minutes to say all of the ovitches and things that was in it. It wasn't no name, it was a sentence. ' I didn't get it at all and with a hesitating pencil I asks him to say it again. He did. It was longer than a course dinner and worse than one of them hotel menu cards. I put my pencil away and says to him : "Repeat it once more and that'll be punishment enough." 11 A. M. It seems 1 never do nothing right. The sergeant says I ought to've made that guy spell his name. Well, all I've got to say is I'll quit this job before I'll be that inhuman,. Do tin remember tche pony carts ircre numerous in the streets and parks f C. H. S. Six Men Accused 01 Bombing House Brooklyn Police 8uspect Plot To Murder Owner Of Apartment. Brooklyn, N. Y, Aug. .4.- Six men were held today, charged with the bomb eiplosion which yesterday wrecked an apartment house on Madison street. According to the police the bomb apparently had been nsed in an. effort to murder Anthony Degrade, owner of the apartment honse, near whose suite the explosion occurred. FRENCH WOMAN OVER HALFWAY ACROSS CHANNEL Mme. Sion Aims To. Beat American And Argentine Rivals. CHANCE OF SUCCESS. REGARDED AS GOOD Started In Defiance Of Unfavorable Weather, Hoping To Be First. By the United Press. Cape Gris Nea, Erance, Aug. 4. Mme. Jean Sion, plucky French woman swimmer, who plunged into the English Channel today, defying disadvantageous weather conditions in an attempt to be the first woman to swim across, had progressed twelve miles from Cape Gris Nez toward Dover late this afternoon and 'was believed to have a good chance of succeeding. , ' - Weather conditions were far from favorable, a strong southwest wind having made the water in mid-channel rough, but with Gertrude Ederle, American champion, and Lillian Harrison, of Argentina, ready to start at the first opportunity Mme. Sicm decided to take the long chain. . Rivals See Departure. Miss Harrison was aboard the tug which accompanied her rivaj, while Miss Ederle watched the departure from (he shore. ' Mme. Sion slipped into the comparatively Rmooth water near Cape Gris Nez shortly after 8 o'clock and struck out for the English shore, twenty miles away. A powerful swimmer, she lacked, however. Miss Ederle's grace and speed. The water fteing comparatively calm on the French side of the channel; Mme. Sion at first made good progress. Miss Ederle Is Favorite, , Despite the French woman's characteristic dash to beat her rivals, however, old-timers still felt Miss Ederle had the best chance of being the first woman to succeed in swimming the channel. They looked for the rough weather in mid-channel to stop Mme. Sion. . Tomorrow the so-called half spring tide sets in and lasts for three Jays, so the American girl's attempt probably will be further postponed until the first favorable day thereafter. Miss" Harrison, who failed recently after swimming to within a few miles of the gray cliffs of Dover, probably will start simultaneously with Miss Ederle. Singer Drops Dead; Wife Then Expires Both Apparently In Best Of Heatlh Before Fatal Double . Stroke, Chicago, Aug. 4. Stricken by the sudden death of her husband, Charles W. Clark, a singer and vocal teacher, Mrs. Clark succumbed etfrly today to a stroke of apoplexy. The double fatality came while both were apparently in the best of health. Clark died at his wife's side in s motion-picture theater. Inside Today David Lawrence says President Coolidge is averse to change in World Court On Page 13. Robert T. Small declares Hughes to be the big white hope of ' G. O. P. In New York Mayoralty race . On Page 2. "Daring Youth," a new cinema, only about one-half of one tier cent, daring, says reviewer. ' Movie guide for the week On Page 7. Current attractions at vaudeville houses -reviewed On Page 7. Ten Years Ago Today in the Great War . On Page 11. Dr. Brady's daily talk on matters of health On Page 18. Modish Mitxi. Winnie Winkle, Eve's Epigrams ' - On Page 0. Fashion Flashes, by Aileen Lament On Page 16. A Strain on the Family Tie, by Gaar Williams On Page 18. Chapman's radio articles, programs over the ether waves tonight On Page 28. COMES FROM BELGIUM TO DISCUSS DEBTS . v J - jr 1 y . J t -I i K 7 Ji. fULVlAN VATTiKK Head of big Belgian bank, who is a member of the Belgian Debt Commission which this week will take np with t'nited States Treasury officials the problem of refunding what Belgium owes America. ANTHRACITE PARLEY ON VERGE OF BREAK Workers Threaten To Withdraw Unless Operators Change Committeemen. WARRINERREFUSESTO YIELD Union Leaders Declare Negotiations Under Present Per- sonnel Are Futile. Atlantic City, X. J., Aug. 4. I'nless the personnel of the operators' committee atr the joint anthracitewage conference Js repluced by "men with power to act"." representatives of the I'nited Mineworkers' of America will withdraw, it was learned authoritatively here today; The miners were understood to have determined upon this step after International President John L. Iiewis had conferred with union district heads. The operators' representatives on the subcommittee were blamed by thje workers for the present deadlock in which the conference finds itself after a fortnight of negotiations. Warrlner Refuses To Yield. Samhel I). Warriner, who is in Philadelphia!, has declined to make any change in the personnel, and the miners decided to refuse to negotiate further unless thiswere done. I'nion lenders declared the operators' subcommittee is not empowered to grant any of the miners' demands, and that, therefore, it is useless to continue negotiations with that group, A statement was to be issued by the miners' leaders this afternoon, setting forth the reasons if they withdrew. This threatened break in the negotiations was believed to heighten the chances of a walkout by 153.000 anthracite miners this fall. 1 Warriner Is 8ilent. Philadelphia. Pa., Aug. 4. "Mr. Warriner has no further statement to make," it was said at the offices of the anthracite operators here this noon, when informed of the threatened bolt of the mineworkert' renresentatlves from the coal conference. Blind Marries Blind. New York, Aug. 4. Louis Schnepel, a blind musician and a candidate for the Assembly from Elizabeth, N. J., six weeks ago married Mrs. Mary A. 3. Schnepp, also blind, he announced yesterday. Mrs. Schnepel was a student in a blind school with her husband. Trotzky Eager To Treat With America For Loans Wants Five Or Ten Year Agreement To Finance Agriculture And IndustryFancies Terms Between Governments Would Follow. Copyright, M25, hy the Vnited Press. Moscow, Aug. 4. Soviet Russia is eager for a rapimy-liemenl with America and for American credit for use In agriculture and industry. Leon Trotzky, who is now directing the concession system of the Soviet regime, has lifted the curtain on his Government's policy in an interview in which he scoffed at the "absurd superstition" that revolutions are "made in Moscow." Capitalist governments, he said, are wont to blame Soviet propaganda for all their ilis, "just as the ignorant old peasant women of Russia blame the evil spirits for fires and sickness.' Blame London For "Dark Picture Of Russia." But America, with a "situation incomparably belter than that of European countries," ought not to share Ihis view, he contended. He pictured Amer ican bourgeoisie ss being influenced greatly by the European, and charged particularly that "conservative oracles" in London, painting a dark picture of Russia, are tending to prevent a rap- prochemcnt between the I nited States and Russia which would Ite advantage ous to both sides. He said that Russia needs electrification nod mechanization of her agri-ulture and. Iter indiiKtry and that n five r trn-year agreement could be reached with the I'nited States business men for credits which would be guaranteed by BROWNING TAKES BOHEMIAN CHILD AS HIS DAUGHTER Mary Spas Adopted After 4 Walking Five Miles To Answer Ad. SMILE WINS FOR HER OVER 12,000 OTHERS Father Is Janitor On Long Island Girl Attended Ballet SGhool. IHy the Vnited Press. New York. Aug. ,4. Mary Spas, daughter of a Bohemian janitor of Astoria, Long Island, is the girl whose dreams of wealth and luxury will come true through adoption by Edward W. Browning, millionaire real estate operator. Tall for her ltl .vears, with big brown eyes and golden curls, Mary, who walked five miles from her home to the millionaire's office in answer to his advertisement In which he offered to adopt a poor girl and give her everything a girl's heart could desire, became Browning's adopted daughter today, Formal paiiers were takeu out and Mary hns changed her name to Mary Louise Browning. Smile Wins For Her. Her winning smile, which shows a naive gold tooth in one corner of her generous mouth, was what won for the janitor's daughter over some 12,000 applicants. Although neither her father nor her mother can speag English. Mary, who was born in Prague, anil brought to the Uuited Slattes when she' was a yeear old, spaks perfect English in a soft, modulated voice. At first the girl gave her name as Mary Stars, to conceal the identity of her parents. Mary has been three years in the Metropolitan Ballet School. Advertised Last June. Browning advertised in June for a "pretty 14-year-old girl," to be adopted and reared in luxury as his own daughter. . 'Men and women from All walks of life rushed or wrote to obntin a share of Browning's wealth when his advertisement for a 14-year-old girl appeared. An ex-pugilist "with only one eye and pne ear" and a 4;l yeat-old spinster with "six dimples, three in each knee," were among the 12,0(K) who wanted to be adopted. Nearly 1,000 Marriage Offers. . The millionaire received letters from nearly 1.IMM1 women who wanted to marry him, from some 4(K1 elderly men and women who wished him to supisirt them in comfort during their decliulng years and from more than 10,000, rang ing In age from 3 weeks to N7 years, who thought they would mnke suitable companions for Dorothy Sunshine, Browning's adopted daughter. Among the candidates for adoption were an Indian princess, a papoose, a Spanish, senoritn. a marathon runner, a professional juggler and a woman who claimed she was "double-jointed all over." Two Shorthand Letters. Browning received letters in seven languages and two in shorthand. Canada. Europe, China, the Philippines-all, had their applicants. One little Pittsburgh (Pa.) girl wrote: "A prescription of myself follows: A Kansas City candidate wrote: "I'm 6 feet 6 inches tall, which I know is pretty tall, but I'm young and still growing." "You are the man of my dreams," wrote a St. Louis woman, who confessed to 270 pounds. By this week the millionaire had narrowed down the field to five and announced his final selection today. j ' His Millions Multiplied. The fortune with which he plays fair godfather had Us foundation In tlje clothing business of his father, lata head of Browning, King & Co. Successful real estate deals have multiplied the millions left him. mechanisation and electrification of her! Ifussia's economic awakening. The Soviet monoisily of foreign trsde does not stand in the way of such an agreement, he insisted. Believes Future Is Bright. "It Is quite apparent," he snid, "that Soviet Russia will become within the next few years one of the most important sectors of the wnrld' market. We j "nre "ow reached an industry and agri culture fiO to 70 wr cent, of the prewar total, and we sluill reach 2O0 p,,r cent, with greater ea.e n sieed than we have reached the IK) per cent." America's "lrut" and s'andiirdinstion plans could deal with Kusia, he argued, for Russia is "a trust of trusts and a syndicate of syndicates." Rail-Merger Fees Too High, L C. C. Member Charges Opinion Dissenting Against Award- Places Bankers And Lawyers In Class Of Building Tradesmen As Exactors Of Arbitrarily Excessive Wages. (from the Staff Correspondent of The Keening Sun. r Washington, Aug. 4. The exactors of arbitrarily high wages in this country are not confined to the building trades, bankers and lawyers who engage in refinancing weak railroads often are tarred with the same stick, it is asserted by Commissioner Joseph B. Eastman, of the Interstate Commerce Commission, in protesting a decision just handed down by the commission on payment for such a refinancing job. It Is the duty of the commission, in line with current preachments of economy in the public'serviee, to see that the same theory is carried out also in public services lik transportation, Mr. Eastman adds. Hie waste and extravagance of a railroad company, he insists, places no less n burden on the people of the country than do similar waste and extravagance in an official department of the Government. '- Dissents From Award. These ststements.occur in an opinion i shown to be necessary. One banking dissenting from the action of the Commerce Commission in awarding fees totaling $l,5Ofl.(K10 to the two banking houses and two law firms which recently completed the refinancing and reorganizing of the old Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad. The hole job, even though il took ten years, sliohld not have cost more than $1.00.1)00. Mr. Eastman adds, although qualifying, even this statement to the effect that it "should not be eon-strued as an Indication that I believe future reorganizations of a like character should reasonably cost as much rs the above amount." In engaging two law firms and two hanking houses to consummate the refinancing and reorganizing, the reorganization managers also Incurred expenses, Mr. Eastman held, which they had not MOTHER TESTIFIES FOR RUSSELL SCOTT Wrahgle Among Lawyers Halts Story By Woman During Sanity Hearing. DEFENSE CITES 'DELUSIONS' Dr. Hulbert, Alienist, Declares Condemned Man Is Insane. fthicago, Aug. 4. Mrs. RlUa Bcott, of Bay Village, Ohio, her face marked by tragedy, today opened the fight to save her son, Russell Scott, from the gallows. She was reconciled to having Russell locked In an asylum for the insane rather than see hiiri" die on the gallows. Mrs. Hcoft was dressed In dark blue, her eyes shaded by dark tinted spectacles.' Her thick gray hair was neatly arranged. , x Mother Testifies. .(Slf-cnntrol. she took the stand ss the first witness for her con demned son, and in a firm voice started to give the history of Russell. She told of Russell's birth in Ann ArlMir, Mich., bit a wrangle among attorneys interrupted her testimony, snd she left the stand. iir . Unrnlrt Hulbert. alienist, was called and testified that Scott is insane. "Yes, he is insane," was the Hat statement made in answer to a -Question by William Scott Stewart, chief attorney for Scott. , , Tells Of Delusions. Scott suffered delusions of "reference." delusions of suspicion, con spiracy and persecution, I)r, Hulbert snid. By "reference." Vr. nuioert sam he meant delusions thst conspiracy uid persecution were directed toward him. Ki'ntt 1. under the delusion that the Canadian people conspired ar.ainst him, he said. A' ( rown attorney was sent by Canadian bankers to approach and bribe Illinois lodges, prosecutors, Oov. Ixn Small and the Pardon Board, so that It was useless to make a defense, Dr. Hulbert 'said he was told by Scott. $30,000,000 Project Cited, Hrrtt'a sttornevs contend that Scott imagined ths influential Canadian wanted him out of the way because he tried to promote a $.'!0,000,000 bridge project across the river from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario llnlhert. who was an exnlrt witness in th T.nolH-Iieh trisl. was the first of five alienists called to testify that Hcott is insane, and therefore snouta not be hanged for the murder he committed. British Dispatch Two Warships In Response To Appeal From China Amoy Chstriber Of Commerce Asks "Strong, Prompt Action" To Keep Matters In Wand, London, Aug. 4. The Exchange Tele-graph's Hong Kong correspondent reported today that the Amy Chamber of Commerce had cabled expressing the belief that "strong, prompt action is necessary to prevent the situation in the Chilis coat parts from becoming hopelesly out of hand." The warship Foxglove has been seij to Amoy and the Tilania has departed for Weihnlwei. Barber Attempts Suicide. Washington. Aug. 4. Excusing himself while citting s customer's hair, (Jlover C. Dudley, a barber, went to a back room and -vtlempled suicide by cutting his wrists. The customer, hslf shorn, grew angry at the delay and found Dudley uncoriscioi: The, wounded man was taken to a hospital and a substitute barber finished the hair cut. house nod one law firm, he adds, should have been able to do all the work. $884,000 Cut Off Bills. That the commission agreed with Mr. Eastman in part Is shown by the fact that they did cut some fStll.OOO off the bills presented by the two banks and two law firms. The dissenting commissioner's protest hi this case is in line with a light he has been waging within the commission for some time against alleged exorbitant fees received by New York banking houses for services in connection with railroad reorganlnalions anil mergers and the sale of equipment trust certilictites. "The alTnirs of sick or dying corporations have become a most protitnble field of exploitation for bankers and lawyers," Mr. Eastman's dissenting report nsserta. Continued On Page 2, Column 3 ECONOMIC RECOVERY SHOWN BY ROSSIA Terroristic Methods Of Class War Also Are Developed ; By Communists. MANY ARE EXECUTED Revelation Of News Leakage Leads To Shooting Of Sixty Royalists. By F. A. Mackenzie.. Riga, Aug. 4 (8eclnl Cable), Correspondents of the writer in Russia report two recent developments of considerable economic Importance, but also report a serious increase of terroristic methods of class war developed by the Communists. The Government's recent modifications of its economic policy and renewed encouragement of private trade are having marked effects. In 'many (jltles considerable much needed housing reform is under way. Leningrad has taken immense strides forward since the Inundation last autumn. Moscow is enjoying an orgy of repainting and whitewashing. Introduction of tsxichbs has quickened Moscow life. The people look better dressed and more prosperous than six months ago. Blamed For Executions. Zinoviev, as the writer anticipated, still continues ttt exercise considerable power, though he Is blamed for the two recent mass executions at Leningrad, when nearly sixty old members of the Imperial Alexandrnvsky Lycee were arrested and slain, following a very foolish speech In I'aris by the former Russian Cxarist Minister of Finance. This Minister boasted in Paris thst Whites there were receiving news concerning Russian internal conditions through old pupils of this Lycee. The Bolshevists retorted by wholesale arrests and executions. Among the victims were Prince Galitzin, the last Czarist Premier, who recently bad earned his living as a shoemaker. Arrests at Moscow some weeks ago numbered 1,000, the Bolshevist leaders making no secret of the fact that, while not seriously fearing sny rising, they Intended to break up and scatter the old Intelligentsia and aristocrats who were even passively unsympathetic with the new regime. Old Residents Terrified. Older residents of Leningrad are cowering under the recent threats of arrest and execution. Htnlin snd Dijerzinsky now share supreme Influence. Kaminev'a authority is declining, Cliicherin has little influence over the general policy. Zino-vlev holds stubbornly on. Trotzky has suik to quite the second rsnk. The main power is the politics! police, the (I. P. I'., which today I stronger and more absolute than evlr. ICoprrifiitwa. kjr the tik-.m !iir I Bandits Raid O ffice OfNewYorkBroker s Daylight Robbers Escape With (61.100 In Jewelry And Money. New York. Aug. 4 Fire bandits escaped with diamonds and jewelry valued at $(10,000 and $1,100 in money after holding rip the office of Patrick B. Clancy, corn broker, In the heart of the business section today. The robbery occurred shortly liefore 0 A. M. The thugs entered Clancy's office with drawn guns, bound Clancy and two clerks to a bannister, gagged them snd leisurely looted the safe of the jewelry and cash. A woman customer, who was in the office, fainted and was carried into sn inner office by the robbers. HUNDREDS PAY SHOT BY AGENT John Buongore Buried With Military Honors At Havre De Grace. AMERICAN LEGION TAKES PART IN RITES St. Patrick's Church Too Small For Crowd At Funeral. From a Staff Correspondent. Havre de Grace, Aug. 4. John Buongore, World War veteran, who was shot and' killed by a prohibition agent last Paturday, was buried today. The city of Havre de Grace paid tribute to soldier. lie was buried with military honors. Shortly after 0 o'clock the funeral cortege wound its way from the Buongore home in Juniata street to Kt. Patrick's Catholic Church. The tree-arched street near the church was thronged with people. Housewives living near the church suspended household duties and with friends and neighbors clustered on their porticos to watch the funeral. . Veterans In Cortege. Led by, the Havre de Grace band, which played Chopin's Funeral March, the cortege strung out fur several blocks. After the band came some twenty-four Italian friends of Buongore bearing floral tributes. A squad of the Joseph L. Davis Post of the American Iegion, led by Its commander, Oliver M. Currier, preceded the grny casket, which was borne In the open through the streets by a score of pallbearers and was followed by automobiles, bearing members of his family and friends. At the church door the band arranged itself on either side of the walk. The legion squad divided and presented arms when Huongore's casket was carried into the church. Mrs. Buongore, the widow, and ber little daughter, Helen, followed. Services were conducted by the Rev. James P. Fitngerald. Church Crowded. During the services about fifty of Huongore's friends, who were unable to find seats in the crowded . grayatone church, grouped themselves about i the lawn. The American Legion tiring squad stacked arms snd the crowd, which had lined the streets, closed in sround the church door. At the corner of Congress Snd Stokes streets, where Bt. Patrick's stands, there were no vacant front porches. Kvery veranda bad its little cluster of sympathetic observers, None was Italians. Few were Catholics. But all had expressions of sympathy. After services at .St. Patrick's, the cortege formed again and marched to Mount Erin Cemetery. Members of the lfglon post fired a snlute aad a bugler 'jlew taps. Buongore was 25 years old. He is survived by his widow, Rose; one daughter, Helen, 2 years old; his mother. Mrs. Theresa Buongore ; a sister, Mrs. llrece Cirroehi, and three brother, Alexander. Dominic and Ituswll t City Council Has Not Acted. t.eorge 1. Pennington, Mayor, said today that no sction had been taken bv the City Council in connection with the shooting of Buongore. It was possible, he said, that the Councilman might make some official move at their next meeting, in about two weeks. Meanwhile it Is also possible that a special session may be called to consider the case, be ssid. Dempsey Says He Will Fight Wills InN. Y. Next July And In Meantime He Tells Boxing Commission He Wants No Matches. New York, Aug. 4. Jack Dempsey sent word to the Ne wYork State Boxing Commission today that he would fight Harry Wills here next July, and that lie didn't want to fifht anyone else in the meantime. Tex Rickard bore the tidings to the New York solons in his new capacity as the champion's representative. The commission referred the matter of a bout next summer to Taddy Mul-lins, manager of the black challenger. Rickard proposed that Wills fight Oene Tunney here next fall, snd this proposition also was laid before Mulling. Virginia Candidates . Both Claim Victory 8tate Electors Go To Polls To Choose Between Byrd And Mapp For Governor. Richmond, Vs.. Aug. 4. Virginia went to the poll today with both of the leading candidates. Harry F. Byrd, of Winchester, and G. Waltham Mapp. of Acoomae. cluiiniiig.victory in the Democratic primary fight for the Gubernatorial nomination. Contests for the Attorney-Generalship and office of State Treasurer were overshadowed by the bitter struggle over the head of the ticket. Senator Cayter Glass estimated a the poll opened that his friend Byrd would win by 20,000. Rut Mapp's managers expressed confidence that their candidate would have over l.'.OOO Totes to spare. With fair weather in prospect a large rote was anticipated.

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