The Baltimore Sun from Baltimore, Maryland on October 9, 1927 · 20
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Tim SUN, BALTIMORE, SUNDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 9, 1927. Ibaltimoreae, TROLLEY CRASH INJURES SEVEN, Visiting Japanese Admiral And Staff Being Received By Governor BACK IN CITY Baltimorean Returns After Arctic Expedition FROM 'EMPIRE' IN FAR NORTH WILL COMMAND ONE MAY DIE YANGTZE FLEET Woman Believed Fatally J. H. U. Graduate Tells Rear-Admiral Yates Stir Hurt In Collision Of Cars. How He "Ruled" Arctic" Island For 13 Months. ling, Jr., To Head China Patrol. MOTORMAN VICTIM; TRAFFIC IS TIED UP COLONY DEFEATED THREE GENERATIONS BY HOMESICKNESS OF FAMILY IN NAVY 20 ' ' ?? 1 IrlS ' (I I fc 1 111?' ' Man, 66, Killed As Auto Careens Into Passengers' Zone. One woman is expected to die nnd six other persons were treated at hos pitals as a result of a collision betwePTi two street ears at Fremont avenue and Payette street early last night. Another passenger who was in the crash appeared at the Western Tolice Station some time nfter the accident to announce that lie had been injured. With the exception o Mrs. Margaret Nichols, 400 block South Benta-lou street, who, according to physicians at the Franklin Square Ilns- -pital, is not expected to live, all those examined at the hospitals were reported to have suffered less serious injuries. One Motormnii Injured. The collision occurred when a car of the Towson-Catonsville line, bound , east on Fayette street, struck a one-man trolley car of the Fremont avenue line going north on Fremont avenue. The front ends of the two cars met. There were about thirty-five pas-engers on each. Royster Bryan, 200 block Ellamont street, motorman of the Towson-Catonsville car, received I lacerations of face and a possible fracture of the skull. Richard Smith, 1900 block North Charles street, motorman of the other car, escaped unin-' jured, the police reported. The Fremont avenue car was detailed and thrown ncross the street, j according to those who witnessed the ' accident, but was not badly dnmnged. The front end of the Towson car was wrecked. All occupants of both cars ) were badly shaken by the collision, i Traffic was delayed for an hour after I the crash. Sergt. Elmer Schleigh and I Patrolman Harry J. Craghan sum-! moncd ambulances for the injured. According to the police, the accident occurred about 6.40 P. M. Officials of the United Railways and the police were unable to suggest any cause for the accident. Lint Of Injured. Besides Mrs. Nichols and Bryan, those who were taken to the Franklin : Square Hospital and their injuries ns listed by physicians there are as follows : Mrs. Lulu E. Brewer, 2200 block , -. Christian street, contusions of """right leg and possible fracture. Remained at the hospital. : Joseph Fisher, colored, Mount Airy, Md.,. lacerations of lips. Returned home after treatment. Those taken to the University Hos pital were : Dominic Rose, 5H00 block Garrison avenue, abrasions and contu-tions of right leg. Returned home ; after treatment. - J. M. Tomlinson, sailor aboard Naval Academy station ship Reina Mercedes, abrasions of right hand. Treated nnd permitted to return to his ship. James Kelly, 2000 block Keyser street, abrasions of left hand nnd ; contusions of scalp. Returned I home after treatment. The man who reported that he had been injured in the accident identified himself at the Western Police Station us George W. Thompson, 35 years old 300 block South Catherine street. He told the police that his right leg had been cut and bruised. Mnn Killed fly An to. Earlier in the day Max Simon, 00 years old, was fatally injured when ' he was struck by an automobile while crossing the Fallswny at Low street He died an hour later at Mercy Hospital. Mr. Simon's death brought the total ' of traffic accident fatalities since the first of the year to 144. The victim lived at High and Low streets. The driver of the motor car, John Lastcr, Negro, 30O block South Bruce v street, was arrested and charged at the Central Police Station with as saulting and striking Mr. Simon with the automobile. At an inquest held last night by Dr. William T. Riley coroner of the district, the Negro was exonerated in the death but was ordered held on charges of reckless driving and of failing to give the right of way. Laster, according to a police report, was driving south on the Fallsway and started to turn east into Low street His motor car struck an automobile bound north, careened across a pedestrian right of way, struck Mr. Simon and then crashed into a parked ma chine. SNATCHED PUKSE, IS CHARGE A euro Arrested After Cbaxe To Ciet Hearing Today. Quincey Edward, colored, 1400 block West Franklin street, will be arraigned before Magistrate Joseph L. Kanft today charged with snatching purse from Mrs. Laliva Klenter, 4t!(X) block Kernwood avenue, in Lexington Market last night. Edward, who is 24 years old. was arrested by Patrolman Edward Kelly after a short chase. The purse contained about ?138, Mrs. Klenter told he police. SAYS ITALY LEADS IN POST-WAR GAIN C.T. Williams Calls Ilcr Con dition Sounder Than Other European States'. 'EOPLE TERMED HAPPY Sacco Execution Caused No Dis turbance There, Baltimore Banker Asserts. Italy appears to be more economi cally sound nnd lias improved more since the World War than any other European country, according to C. T. Williams, banker, who returned to this city yesterday. Mr. Williams visited many countries in i.urope studying linanciai ami general conditions. Ho was particularly interested in Mussolini's regime in Italy. "Economically," Mr. Williams said, I place Italy first, with Germany. France, and England following in the order named. The improved condi tions in Italy are obvious and easily discernible not only in the large cities in Italy but also in the provinces. Italian C'nlled Ilnppy. "The people are happy, contented and are working industriously. Italy lias shown a one hundred per cent. comeback and I found all reports to that effect were justifiable. Living conditions are such that Italy today s the most pleasant country to visit. "1 was in Venice when Sacco and Vanzetti were electrocuted. Despite reports in this country, there was no disturbance nor comment in Italy on the subject except that the Italians wanted to know why it had taken justice in this country seven years to inflict capital punishment. Improvement Marked. "After one has visited England, Germany and France one is struck immediately with the marked improvement throughout Italy." Mr. Williams said that reports reaching this country of the admirn tion nnd respect of the Italian people for Mussolini were not to be dis counted. The Italian people, he con eluded, hold the Americans in higl esteem. State Chemist, Burned In Laboratory, Goes Home Dr. T. C. noaiell. Of Itonri Com iiiUxloii, Spend Day At Mercy Hospital. ' After twenty-four hours' treatment at Mercy Hospital for burns received Friday afternoon in the laboratory of the btate Roads Commission, Dr. T, C. Rossell, the commission's chemist was taken to his home yesterday. Dr. Rossell, who lives in the first block White avenue, Hamilton, was burned when naphtha gases, which collected in the laboratory while he was working, were ignited. The spnrk of an electric fan is believed to have caused the blaze. Dr. Rossell was burned on the hands and arms. He was alone in the laboratory nt the time. The quarters of the State Roads Commission are on the sixth floor of the Garrett Building, Redwood and South streets. Sites For Airport Here Reduced From 20 To 6 Definite Reeommendatlon By Committee Within Ten Dny Is Promised. Prospective sites for the municipal airport have been reduced from twenty to six after a week's study by the site committee, Bancroft Hill, chairman, reported yesterday. Mr. Hill made his report to John L. Aleock, chairman of the Municipal Airport Commission. The committee will have a definite report on the site to be recommended within a week or ten day, the chairman said. Mr. Hill was appointed chairman of the committee to succeed George C. Smith, who resigned recently to enter business in St. Louis. GOVERNOR lmcniE Guns Boom As Japanese Naval Students Arrive At Annapolis Salutes Exchanged, Foreign Admiral Visits Nulton And Ritchie Midshipmen See Football Game And Attend Dance At Academy. IrtNapoKs Bureau of The Sun. Annnpolis, Oct. 8. A booming of guns resembling a naval engagement was .heard this morning when prospective naval officers of Japan and of the United States exchanged salutes) as 1,S3 students of the Imperial Jnnmese training squadron arrived lere aboard two Japanese cruisers. The big guns nt the Naval Academy station ship, Reina Mercedes, first blazed away with a twenty-one-gun salute. One of the Japanese cruisers answered with twenty-one guns. Later, when Itear-Admirnl Louis McC. Nulton, superintendent of the Naval Academy, left the Japanese flagship after extending the academy's formal greet ing to the Japanese officers, another salute of thirteen guns was fired. Japanese Admiral Sainted. And when still later Rear-Admiral Osami Nagano, commander of the Japanese squadron, went ashore, the admiralty salute of thirteen more guns was heard. The Japanese cruisers, the Iwatc and the Asama, arrived in port here ibout 8 A. M. They came here from New York. Besides the 1S3 Imperial Training Squadron students there were aboard about bM olhcers and enlisted men who have been accom panying the students on their long cruise. A lie squadron nns been cruising along the Eastern coast of the United States for some weeks. It has put in at Boston, New York and Philadelphia As soon as the cruisers had dropped anchor and the first salutes were exchanged, Admiral Nulton, accompanied by his aide, Lieut.-Com. L. F. Reif-snlder, went out in the admiral's barge to extend the academy's welcome to the visitors. When the Americans had returned to shore Admiral Nagano came ashore nnd was officially received by Admiral and Mrs. Nulton at the superintendent's home. Visits Governor Ritchie. Leaving there, Admiral Nagano proceeded to the Governor's Mansion, where he was received by Governor Uitchic. The echo of the admiralty salute to Admiral Nagano, delivered as he was leaving shore for his ship, had scarcely died out when Governor Ritchie, aboard Admiral Nulton's Baltimore To Celebrate Columbus Day Wednesday Ritchie And nroeniiig- Will Speak At Municipal Meeting In Drnld Hill Park. A municipal celebration of Columbus Day will be held from 2.30 to 3 P. M. Wednesday in Druid Hill Park. The celebration will include a concert by the Municipal Band, Nelson C. Kratz, conductor. Addresses will be made by Governor Ritchie, Mayor Brocning, Representative Vincent L. Palmisnno, John Philip Hill, Vincent J. Demarco, grand venerable of the Order of the Sons ot Italy; Ettore Di Ruscio, and Placido Milio. AH BuSfldSngs at The Fair of the . Iron" Horse Erected by AND HAIGUEY REAR-ADMIRAL O.SM.1 HAGAXO barge, put out for the Japanese flag ship to extend Maryland's greetings to the visiting isqtindron. On this trip to the visiting cruisers the admiral's barge Hew the flag of Maryland. The official greetings over, the midshipmen had a chance and they took it. The Japanese students came ashore, were greeted heartily by their American hosts and all went to the Navy-Drake football game in the aft ernoon. Although the game was played in a drenching rain, the Japa nese midshipmen, seated with the Americnns, stayed through it all and joined with the American students in the evening at a dance in celebration of their victory. The subject uppermost in the minds of the Japanese officers, however, wns not football it was baseball. Of all their impressions of America, one officer said, one of the greatest was of the American "baseball industry." Dlsplnys Rail Rath Hit. Admiral Nagano displayed a ball with Babe Ruth's signature on it. This ball, Admiral Nagano explained, was given to him by the "Swat King" and was one which Ruth knocked out of the lot in a recent game with Wash ington. The visit of the Japanese officers nnd students will continue until Thurs day noon, when they will leave for Norfolk. During their stay they will inspect the academy and learn how navnl officers are trained in the United States. Monday the officers will go to Washington, where they will be introduced to various Govern ment department heads by Capt. I Vnmamoto, naval attache to the Japanese Embassy. Captain lamamo- to was here today to welcome his countrymen. On Cruise Since January. The training squadron has been gone from Japan since last January. This is the last student cruise for the prospective officers, ns they will be mnde ensigns on their return to their country. They stnrted out with the idea of being gone a year, according to their officers. They spent the first few months in Oriental waters, later pro ceeding to the United States by way of Honolulu. They spent some time on America's Pacific Coast, going then to Colon and thence to the Atlantic Coast. SPECIAL NOTICES. Old Amerienn I)nnep W ATKINS' SCHOOL 001 W. North Ave., Every Thursday Evening. See It Tomorrow Nighi AT THE AUDITORIUM The Best Revue in America 'Artists Models1 With the Most Kipensiva Cant Erer Engajed Florence Moore Jack Pearl JACK OSTERMAN 100--Famous Artists' Models-KiO No Advance in Prices for Monday Keening, Fluid Heat DOMESTIC FUEL OIL UUUNEK Made In Bultimore TJntai ntt Stnmlnrti b National Hoard ot Fire Vwicrtrritcri 114 K I,nmtwrd St. Calurt S3MI 1210 N. Charlea SU Vernon 5718 HANDSOMEST I1AI.I.UOOM IN CITY PARSON'S AUTO CLUB DANCE MON., WED., SAT I.xliw, .Vc Gcnte. 50c Ovvynn Oak Hind CLASS MON.. WED. PHUK. I'HVSIllC SPARROWS POINT CLUB Dancing Every Friday Nite Gwynn Oak Orchestra Wanted Directors' table for twelve men. Adilrws 144!I8. Sun. bare Regularly In 6 oak ni ASNocMTiim ..Jfl V Frn)tHn St. DiilT 9 In 4 1 ST w0 lM;.lwiiiiriinaiiliil H. R. KAUFMAN ASKS PAROLE FROM "PEN" Former Clerk In Baughman's Office Serving Five Years For Forgery. TO BE HEARD TUESDAY Application Is One Of Twenty- Five 135 Baltimoreans Ask Clemency For Man. Application for parole from the Penitentiary was filed yesterday with Edward M. Parrish, State Parole Commissioner, by Howard R. Kaufman, former budget clerk in the office of E. Austin Baughman, State Commissioner of Motor Vehicles. Kaufman received a five-year sentence for obtaining $3,000 of the department's money through forgery and false representation. Kaufman's plea for freedom will be heard Tucsdny morning with twenty- four other applications for parole and reduction of sentence. Petition Urge Mnn' Release. A petition containing the names of 135 Baltimoreans recommends that Kaufman be released from the Peniten tiary, according to papers filed with the application. Kaufman was arrested November 12, 1925, on the order of Governor Ritchie, when discrepancies were dis covered in his accounts following an audit. The total gum Involved In the charges, containing sixty-six counts, originally was $10,000. After an in vestigation Kaufman was brought to trial in January, 1920. Convicted Ot Forgeries. He was convicted of issuing checks of the department ostensibly for the payment of legitimate bills of the of fice, but of forging on the backs of the checks the names of the payees and cashing them himself. In this way he obtained about $3,000, the jury found. He was found not guilty of seventeen indictments charging him with taking about $3,000 more. Kelso Tolsou, who was sentenced to the Tenitentiary for ten years for a hold-up in Baltimore, has filed a petition for a reduction of sentence Edward King, Negro, who was con victed of first-degree murder, also has fiied application for parole. Their cases also will be heard Tuesday. M iaylbe yoo won't be interested in a Brick home in the suburbs. if you are, especially since the price is only You will want to turn NOW to the classified section and read full particulars in ourcolumn advertisement of II ill! Park A DEVELOPMENT BY THE BUILDER COAL Special Monday and Tuesday Only Georges Creek Kun-oi-mine Soft Coal .75 ppr net ton or 2,000 lb. unit mm 4-ton Lots Only Strictly Cash Lord Baltimore Coal Company 337 Kqultable BMg. Plata 041" Henry Joesting, Jr., Alone On Yan Mayen For Some Time. If ever the Old World law of pos session by acclamation were invoked, Maryland would have some claim to the Island of Yan Mnyen, in the far reaches of the Arctic Ocean, for over the greater part of it Henry Joesting, Jr., 23 years old, 518 Chestnut Hill avenue, who returned to Baltimore latj yesterday, held absolute sway for thirteen months. Early in 1920 Mr. Joesting a graduate of the Johns Hopkins Universit', joined an expedition in New York whose avowed purpose was to go to Yan Mayen, claim it and start a polar fox farm there. Had it been merely a question of reaching the island and establishing and operating the farm all would have been well, for in all these the expedition succeeded, the young explorer said. But a longing flnaUy KTercame even the zest of ad venture and in August the young colonizers left their empire to whomever may claim it in the future. Joins Explorers. The expedition, according to Mr. Joesting, was being formed by Hag- bard Ekerold, New York engineer, when he (Joesting) returned from a journey of his own to Florida. Seek ing more worlds to conquer, he joined the other three who were to make the trip. They proceeded from New York to Norway, he said, and there outfitted a forty-eight-foot sail boat, in which the four explorers with a crew of four men set out. They landed on the island early in the summer. Other than three men manning a weather bureau and a radio station of the Norwegian Government there were no humans on the island, Mr. Joesting said last night. The terri tory, he explained, was unclaimed save for the small strip on which the radio equipment was located. "It was truly no man's or any man's land," he said. Taken 111 On Inland. At the time of landing the expedi tion was headed by Per Lofald, a Nor wegian. But after a short time on the island Lofald was stricken with ap- ( Continued on Pngre 6, Colnmn 6.) OPENS EARXT SPRING 1928. Over lipper Opens' FRIDAY EVENING GLYNN MORRIS AND HIS SUMMIT ORCHESTRA SOUVENIRS Reservations. Phone Vernon 2206. pets By tepest NAVY NOTRE DAME Football Night Sat, Oct 15th DANCE UNTIL TIRED GLYNN MORRIS AND HIS MUSIC For Renervatlnn Phone Vernon 2208 Experienced Retail Furniture Salesmen Must have references Permanent position with Tfag Newhoff Co. 415 N. Howard St. Baltimore's F aslest Growing Furniture Store POSTPONED UNTIL JANUARY JOHN McGORnACK CONCERT Tie Sllllll' Closed m ' ' ' Iff ? : ft $t J? y' HENRY JOESTING, JR. ASSERTS SHE WED WHILE INTOXICATED Bride, Asking Annulment, Says She Has No Recollection Of Ceremony. MARRIED AT ELKTON Woman Alleges She Drank While Depressed By Broken Appointment With Fiance. Alleging that she married her hus band while under the influence of intoxicants she had taken to assuage her depression over breaking an appointment with the man she was to wed, Mrs. Rose Forbes in the Circuit Court yesterday asked for annulment of her marriage to Lewi's Fcrbes, of Havre de Grace. Less than two weeks before the date set for their marriage, according to the bill of complaint, Mrs. Forhes, who was Miss Hose Weslcrker, failed to (Continued on Pne 4, Colnmn 2.) The Roland Park Company announces that so far in 1927 the total sales of lots in Homeland amount to $570,693. This is more than the Homeland sales for the whole of 1926. Officer Fought In Spanish War And Philippine Insurrection. Washington, Oct. 8 UP). Rear-Ad miral Yates Stirling, Jr., today was ordered to China to command the Yangtze river patrol, relieving Rear- Admiral Henry H. Hough. Admiral Stirling is now chief of the battle fleet, and Admiral Hough, who has commanded the Yangtze patrol since 1925, will come to Washington as a member of the General Board of the Navy. Father Retired. The new commander of the Ameri can ships of war on the Yangtze is a Baltimorean and one of three generations of his family to hold commissions in the navy, two of them being rear-admirals. His father, Rear-Admiral .Yates Stirling, Sr., retired, lives at 11 East Chase street, while his son, Yates Stirling 3d, is an Ensign. A brother is Commander Archibald G. Stirling. Admiral Stirling has had consider able experience in Oriental waters, having served in the Far East during the Spanish War and Philippine insurrection. For a time he commanded the river gunboat Paragua in the Philippines. ATnrried In Mnniln. It was while serving in the Philip pines that he married Miss Adelaide Young Ebert, at Manila, in 1903. They have five children. After being relieved as commander of a destroyer division, Admiral Stirling served as an instructor at the Naval Academy in 1900 and 1907. Curing the World War he was on convoy duty and commanded the ex- German liner President Lincoln. MEAT Your Home With Our ' 4NT Jt'i wACilTit COAL Oil AMBRICOAL The Superior Anthracltfl Briquet THEY CANNOT BE MATCHED by any other fuel for cleanliness, economy, safety and general satisfaction. Cold weather is not far off. Place your order with us now and be assured of efficient service and coal of the highest qualitv and preparation. Deferred Payment Plan If Dcsivcd WILCQJS & ZTBULER, Inc. MONUMENT ST., AT GAY WOLFE 1070. OPENING DANCES Wednesday and Saturday, 9 to 12. BEGINNERS AND ADVANCED CLASH KS AUKUBATIC AND STAGS TUESDAY, 8 P M. $4.00 MONTH Prof., Mrs. Cockey and Son HT IT T n l 1T ir l l r rwin.. nr .... 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Hut to sell your car without walking all over town, and at vonr own price . . . that is the tdeal. Ella logic was right. He received about sii replies to his advertisement, and sold the car to the hlehest bidder on the day after the appearance of bis advertisement. Whv be satisfied with haphazard methods of SPcnring a purchaser for your nsed car when the Autos and Trucks Columns nt unpaper Classified are available. Call Plata 7700. If- nier H.SOO.OOO. No Chergea.

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