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THE BROOKLYN DAILY EAGLE. NEW YORK MONDAY. DECEMBER 22, 1 01f FRIEND FINDS WIDOW DEAD IN BATHTUB; POLICE INVESTIGATE AT FRENCH'S CAR; BOTH MISSED IT WILLIAM WISE Irish Lord Lieutenant Who Escaped Bomb and Bullets Constructive Banking in our opinion consists of recommending to our customers the belt ami latest ideas horn of banking experience regardless of whether those ideas are immediately profitable to us or not. Mrs. Mary L.

Stead Had Been BRACELETS, Elf-RWHED WITH DIAMONDS EMBEDDED IN PLATINUM. ARK GIFTS WHICH CONFER I a PLEASURE. COMPARISON OF VALUE IS WELCOMED 1 WHEN we recommend the trade acceptance method to our client! we do to not because we derive profit from handling uch commercial paper, but becaute our experience has convinced us that it is a safe and economical credit plan for our customers to use, one which will enable ihem to make the best possible use of their capital. Savage, Grocer's Clerk, Killed While in Act of Throwing Bomb, Inquest Reveals. Dublin, Dec.

22 The State's attorney gave details of the attempt to assassinate Viscount French, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, when the inquest over the body of Savage, the young grocer's clerk who was shot and killed was resumed hero today. The first car, carrying Viscount French, passed quickly by the spot from which the shots were fired, the testimony developed, two bombs being hurled in quick succession. Both of them struck a second car which was empty, the Necond bomb exploding inside the vehicle. Sgt. Rumble, who was a member of the escorting party, was said by the State's attorney to have fired at and killed Savage while the latter was In the act of throwing a bomb.

Neither of the automobiles was armored, ihe testimony showed. The State's attorney said Savage had in the rebellion of Kaster Sunday, 1916, in Ireland and that later he was removed to England. The jury rendered a verdict late this afternoon In which it said that Savage "met his death by a bullet fired by the military escort." A rider to the verdict expressed sympathy with the relatives, of the LETTER CARRIERS ELECT The campaign to Increase salaries of postal employees and the bill to retire superannuated postal employees were the chief subjects of discussion at the annual meeting of S. Cox S.R.T. CAR MEN START ON NEW 9-HOUR DAY I Branch 41, NattOUlU Association of 15 or 20 Letter Carriers, the Brooklyn Ofanchlnot as yd b.

riatbvs Avenue at Putt Nevin. JUDGE AGAIN SENDS VAN NESS TO PRISON Former Convict-Editor of Sing Sing Magazine Gets Off Lightly This Time. Albert Van Ness, former editor of the Sing Sins prison magazine, The Btar of Hope, for the second time In Ml life stood before Judge Dike In the County Court today and heard the judge pronounced a sentence sending hitn to Sing Sing. Van Ness's last offense made him a fourth offender, and if he had been found guilty as such he would have been sent away for life. Van Ness is now 41 years old and was living at 01 Myrtle ave.

The last time Judge Dike sent him to Sing Van Ness wrote the Judge an appreciation of the fair trial accorded o. Decoming or -rne 8tar of Hope he put Judge Dike's pic- magazine, and sent the a' reu arlv to the jurist. iJI a NeSl WaS arrested some af ar? Charf 8t.eai,ns a C. i Dikf if bJ.toTteee, the 1udee onenert on th wnv fnr vn Ness to plead guilty to a crime of denied his guilt and saM he wanted his fate left in the hands of a Jury. JSuLSKLS SJSKi second orcense.

ana toaay eentenced by Judge Dike for two years. am giaa that in this holiday sea Son I am sending you away for a Vai! "Twice we have played the part of Judge and prisoner, although it is one of my pleasant recollections that our Te coraiai. At your Instead of to the penitentiary. I hope TWO EUROPEAN NATIONS WANT AID FROM U. S.

IN REORGANIZING LIBRARIES Paris, Dec. 4 Library work among the American soldiers has caused at least two new countries, Poland and Chechoslovakia, to ask American aid in establishing and reorganizing their I Under Treatment for Heart Trouble. Frank Chamberlain visited th home of Mrs. Mary Louise Stead, widow of his old friend. James Stead, at 116 Kent at.

this morning clock, jum as ni n.i.s very morning for three years or since James Stead died in 1916. It waa according to an apreoment mads before James Stead's death that his friend should see that Ins aging get her to the door and no i lo his balls, he unlocked Ihe front door With a key that had been given hlni and searched through tho house for her. On Ihe sec I tloor Is the bathroom. An adjoining room is Mrs. Stead's bedroom, lb ntered the bodroom when his knock not answered and found her chHhuig laid out on the bed as if in preparation tor dressing.

Suspicious, ho knocked at the bathroom door. There was no answer and In turned the. knob and entered He I. mil. I Mrs.

stead dead In the bath tub. The water was still warm. Hushing to nearby store, bo telephoned to Dr. William N. Knowlton.

her family physician, who arrived a lew minutes later. Tho police were notified and l'atrolmn Klnneran of tin- Creenpolnt ave. station was sent to investigate the case. It was stated that Mrs. Stead bad been under Ireat- nl fur heart disease.

The walls of tho bathroom were blackened as If from smoke or soot, but the. gas stove, according to Mr. i '1 erlaiii, was out when ho ar- d. Mrs. Stead lived in the big house alone.

A dog was her only companion She had lived (here since her husband, who for 35 years was chief engineer for the Eberhard Faber Company, died. She came to Brooklyn 40 years ago as a bride from Albany. N. Y. She was Mary Louise Connors before she married, and a sister, Holla Connors of Albany, has been notified of her death.

She also had nieces living on Hue, side Drive, Manhattan, and, too, will be notified. ALLIES ABANDON PLAN TO GUARANTEE BELGIAN NEUTRALITY, IS REPORT Paris, Dec. 22 flfavas) Abandonment of the British plan guaranteeing Ihe neutrality of Belgium for five years on the part of tho Allies Is reported by the Petit Parisian, which says the French and British governments are seeking to reach an agreement which will give entire satisfaction to Belgium in French Peace Conference circles, it is reported, sentiment is favorable to the maintenance of the. Turkish Empire under certain guarantees. Fail to Settle Motor Strike An effort to settle the ten weeks' strike of motorcar body workers In Manhattan and Brooklyn failed again when the Association of Automobile Body Manufacturers and Affiliated Trades rejected the compromise proposal of the Bureau of Mediation of tho State Labor Department.

The manufacturers were, willing to concede the wage increases, but refused to agree to the Introduction of a 44-hour week, in view of the fact that motorcar body factories ill all competitive cities work from 48 to 57 hours a Inspectors to Serve Terms Washington. Dec. 22 The Supreme Court today refused to review the cases of Arthur C. OlIsoB and Thomas Duffy, who were sentenced to 18 lis imprisonment on charges of to defraud the uovernment rough the sale of service hats. They were inspectors mi mo -nam CHIIiD BURNED BY MATCHES.

Ethel Dominetz, 4 years old, of 1565 St. Mark's is in St. Mary's Hospital today suffering from severe burns of the head, body and arms, as the result of a Are which she started yesterday afternoon while playing with a box of matches at her home. A woman across the hall heard the ch hi in imx. ran to her aid and quickly extinguished the flames with a rug.

At the hospital this morning the child was said to be in a serious condition. i i FIRST NATIONAL BANK IN BROOKLYN established 1852 Broadway and Havemeyer St. slated today that the Me Ma ml of II fault ii At I he ti ung woiui il school stepped from lb was struck by tl Lth of his niece licwis's Prohci llrlnits Itewills 'hanging on Judge Lewli he driver exc Ihe view of rules and alio ponded sen ten i Hanley 18 IS years eld of IlKI-l 10 IT and Airre.l 1: '10 W. ISth st. Iloth were guilty of running busses on Ihe Sen lights.

Kog. with driving on Ihe mail, but this cha Magistrate Ceiema TO PRKSKNT OVERTON CUP. Snacks Will Tell blushing High School of I 'anions Marine. Boys and girls of the Flushing High Schoql, Brooklyn, will hear of the battle of Solssons tomorrow, when William Snacks tells of the gallantry 1 11 lab- Jul in thai High Setioo be found in Shakespeare, according t.KZl!j iXSjoTOTtO Edgar C. Abbott who gave a plan of work from Burton E.

Steven- lecture-recital on "Cymbeline today at eon, Uie European representative of Pouch Mansion, for the benefit of the Library Association Dyker Heights Home for Blind Babies. Which handled the American Army He gave quotations from the play to library work I Illustrate his contention that the les- Czechoslpvakia request came to Mr. I Son which Shakespeare wished to MnJnt a le.Ur Dr' AIice teach was that of virtue as opposed Masaryk, sister of President Masaryk. world fury. the Government This was the second of Dr.

Abbott's Hm tn J16 WOTk asked lectures this year. The last will be nn.w"?6 6( MjWiSltey at o'clock at JOSFPH HUBER. Pr CITY BACKS POLICE IN SUPPRESSING ALL BUS ACCIDENT NEWS (lontinncd From Pago 1. in which municipal liases ai rned, are Itjlin same class as a result tg from a defectiv "Certainly they are," the Corpora lion Counsel replied, "insofar as the application of the rule in question is It was pointed out to Mr. Burr that the publicly strongly resented con I ccalinenl by the administration of accidents caused by the operation of municipal pusses.

"My business is." he reesponded. "to prolccl Hie interests of the citv from the point of view. You certainly would blame a. private corporation for keeping to itself, until trial in court, the circumstances of accidents for which is liable to he sued for damages, would you? Well, the city Is In the same position as a priv. incorporation when It comes to damage suits.

We can hardly be expected to produce our evidence in advance." The police have a working agree ment with the District Attorney, in which the notify one of bin staff, In charge of the Homicide Bureau, of any fatal accident cause. I by automobiles. Judge f.ewis slated today I bat he believed Dial rule covered the case of Miss McMahon. No Reiort on McMahon Onso. A search of the reports from the lice Department for last week, how-c, showed that not a.

word had been to the District Attorney about the Assistant District A I orney in charge 3 Of tho Homlcido Bur last week, lil ho reai Me sliiled I of in vcsl iga 1 1 the reason for in: fact was (hat on the night previous the Police. Department had notified Mr. Wilson of an accident il which a young woman had been hi ju red by an Private citlz ed by ietermine wheth icgligenlly are brings to light the police have delayed real. Mali. case to both Tjg dsct fact that th ports of lie Medical Kxaminer and the Dis trict Attl V.

the two oflieiabi charged with the duly of investigating the ii cumstances ol such accidents to tei mine win. was responsible. The re- port, to the Medical Examiner was forwarded by the police of the Bergen until Saturday, three days death and four day's iceidenfc No report at all nl. to the District Attorney lifter has i.e. as yet.

Tin- sole activity of the po. lice officials seems to have been the visit of lb, policewoman to the relatives of McMahon to urge them not to bring an action against the city. Policewoman Actnl on Own Initiative. At the home of Lit Martha O'Connor of the Women's Police Reserves, who visited Miss McMahon's relatives and urged them not to sue the city, it was viewed Ihe entire situation. Much enthusiasm was evoked when he de- need fear that Italy will be drawn into new wars without the will of the and Parliament At the reopening of Ihe chamber ailer the Christmas i ecess shall present bill modifying article live of our Constitution, according to which the King has the right to declare ware, conclude peace and negotiate treaties.

My bill will propose, instead, that onl I'n i lenient shall have the power to ing the last 2f. years. a. ItBln- nDW, 7.76i Army Overcoats (dycil i Men Will Get 62 Cents an Hour, Who Have Served for Three Years. Tin- vice Inst, ad lie gets full pay NKETT IS Hili.

Clrahn IlKOOhLVN Tuesday Night BE Lord was Die 1 1 l.i 'si ly of i I tempt at identity has lvored. Tills very recent snapshot him on the party given by French yesterde lin in another indifference assassinate him. French show ion of a garden hitter. Viscount OVe through Dub ige, thus attesting irllicr attempts to JOHN HOWARD DIES AFTER MOTOR CRASH Son of Veteran Hockey Player Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Collision. John Howard, age 23, of 2103 Ocean died at the M.

E. Hospital at 5:30. o'clock yesterday afternoon as the result of a motorcar collision at 2 o'clock. How. mi iiad refused i Ileal attention at.

the lime of the accident, saying that he was not injured seri- Howard was riding on the tool box of a car driven li.y his brother, Thomas i low anl Jr. The car was going nist on Fouler and as it crossed Ocean a car driven by Herman Worst of 1 479 Flatbush and owned by David Hupp, rport of Eastern Parkway, was going north on Ocean ave. When the machine driven bv Worst the cars collided and John Howard was thrown to the ground. Dr. Hiight of the Kings County Hospital, arrived but Howard told him that he would not need assistance, lie was carried to Ins home and Dr.

Hart-wig Kand.1 of Clarendon was summoned. He had Howard taken to ihe M. Ilosp lal where ho later died. injuries were Ihe cause. The Howard boys are the sons of Thomas A.

Howard, the, veteran hockey player. llolh also played the game. Mr. Howard is connected with the firm of A. O.

Spalding being manager of the linn's Nassau st. store in Manhattan. WOMAN LEADS 'REDS' IN RIOT PROTEST AT DEPORTATIONS Continued from Pago their quarters on Hills Island, told to pack their belongings and prepare for the trip to Kussia. The 241) men tho party had been supplied with all the, exlra clothing ihey needed the night before in one of the large deten tion rooms, and thei llicy nl lie ir last six hours as too guests of the United States of America. Bcrkman had.

gome fault to find even with the final ceremonies, protesting thai L' Hi men were too many for the room which they were quartered. Form Commune. During the six hours the men feeied iirisi ni- a el I heir First Anarchist Commune Soviet, electing Berkman Com missary-in-Chief Abe Schatz as Grand Socrctary. Schatz immediately prepared a manifesto ad dressed to the women of tho United States. The group called for music and the "interna icina lithe accompaniment of banjos The three women, Emma Goldman, Dora, I.ipkln and Ethel Bernstein spent, the night in their rooms, the Goldman woman sleeping, but the other two nervously pacing the floor.

A Government, fender was drawn up to the lOllis Island pier. The island was closely cm. r. led on all sides. The day had not started to light the sky when the 249, all loaded down with food and clothing so I hey could lial.lK walk, tramped down the pier and aboard the tender.

The air of gayety and perhaps l.emi.l.i had l'ii- many of them up through the night rapidly disa ppca red now. Some O. them wept silently. Others were do flant. Others called "Goodby, Amcr ica The last "man up the ingplaiik was weeping without restraint.

A detachment of U. S. Infantry equipped in heavy marching order am bearing rifles on theeir shoulders, arte, as guard. The trip down the hay was a cold dismal affair. The tender win escorted by a coast guard cutter bearing newspapermen.

Arrived beside. Ih( Buford In Gravesend Bay, the ten.lei tied up to the gangway. Two soldiers took tt)cir post at either end. Tlirr one by one tho "Beds" mounted to tin Buford. A careful check was made of each as they stepped aboard.

Another army tug pulled up alongsldr the tender, to effect a rescue In tin event that any of the deportei cine.1 mar. inn waters or hold a warmer reception If than Soviet Kussia, Hut (here was no need for lt-s services. When the last. "Itcd" hnd eliml aboard, shortly before 11 A the entire batch was sent below to their qua iters. The women drew ela staterooms.

The men were given Iroop quart era, hut lots more room ihan Ihe troopers had Twenly minutes after Ihe lasl "Itcd" slepped on lis (1. el. Ihe I I was under way beaded lo The lasl word was shout cd to Ihe ncws.apei in JfaJJ of the association. Officers who were elected for the ensuing ye were designated a committee to work ir conjunction with the national cam- palgn for the increase of salaries ol postal emp.oveea. The new officers are: William A Monahan, president (third term); James N.

Ltftl vice preBldent; Daniel t- recording secretary, wiiiiam Gorman, treasurer. (Jeorge Klser, Sergeant-at-arrns: williau MoCuUy, N- 8 B. A following trUrteeV: Theodore Hein- erling, Mne I 'ln-rson, -artny ana JJr. Francis j. uoyie Policeman Sued for Divorce John C' ard'ne' a Pat-', becn named as defendant In a suit for absolute divorce brought by his wife, Mrs.

Edna K. Gardiner, of 272 Bain- bridge st. Mrs. Bertha Seigl named as corespondent, and named as corespondent, and It Is charged that she and Gardiner went to Philadelphia several weeks agOj during his vacation period. When the pair returned to Brooklyn, before the expiration of his vacation, according to the charge, they lived in a house on Ten where they were found.

The wife applied today to Justice Lazansky in the Supreme Court for alimony pending the trial, and decision was reserved. The couple were married July 28, 1909. SHAKESPEARE A PANACEA A nanacea for the world's Ills is to pouch Mansion. Then he will read Dickens's Christmas Carol SAY BOY THREW PEPPER. Hyman Kornepsky, IB years old, of -I'M Watkins st was caught after a chase ten Mocks this morning in I l.ihv.ixl ami charged witn juvenile aennquency.

is ai leged that he entered the butcher store Of Nathan Sternenstein, at 464 Powell and took $13 out of the cash drawer It is also alleged that he threw pepper in Sterncnstcin's eyes. He denied this charge, although a box of pepper iwas found in his possession at the tin his arrest. He was held for examina tion in the Chlldren Court. Kin of Fallen Soldiers Fleeced by Heartless French Profiteers, Charge Paris, Dec. 19 (delayed) Relatives of soldiers who fell at the battlefront are being victimized by cab drivers, hotel, men, dealers in coffins and grave diggers, according to L'Information.

The newspaper says this "odious exploitation of grief is such that It cannot be passed over in silence." It Is charged the worst cases of imposition occur In the Champagne and Somme regions, where "unhappy pilgrims" are charged from 60 to 65 francs for a six-mile drive. It is said the carriage drivers, in agreement with innkeepers. Invariably manage" to miss the last train out of these regions so that mourners are compelled to stay all night. Coffins of the cheapest grade, it Is said, are sold at from 300 to 400 francs, while soldiers who open graves charge 60 francs for bringing the coffin to the grave, and, in addition, ask relatives to pay 40 francs for 20 minutes work in exhuming the body of a dead delicate yellows were quite distinct, in Mile, were blUB, Kills had their full value and violets lost the ildi, shade which they display in electric light. The American ('hamper says a great future is expected for this invention in such uses as the lighting of show Window and ai I galleries, studio wm of all kinds dye works, tea and tobacco blending and many other nidus-tries.

Color photography will also props My benefit. Colds Cause Headaches and Pains Feverish Headaches and body pains caused from a cold are soon relieved by taking LAXATIVE BROMO QUI-MNI-: Tablets. There Is only one Bromo Quinine." B. W. GROVE'S signature on the box, 30c Adv.

BATTERMANS 1 trt tohft.t, viVj BnP ooiajfy uiiiaim ueparunents. LODGE REFUSES TO TALK ABOUT NORMAN HAPGOOD Washington, Dec. 22 Senator Lodge, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, declined today to discuss a published report that Norman Hapgood, Minister to Denmark, dee'ded to return to the United States after the State Department learned that the committee was prepared to make public information which was expected to show activities and sympathies for the Russian Soviet Govern-ment. j6 was that Hapgood's nomination and that been made, Information several months ago that provoked such determined opposition to confirmation of Mr. Hapgood that Secretary Lansing was informed the appointment would not be approved.

DR. DAY'S STORES DO WELL Eight distributing stations for the Bale of Navy foodstuffB were opened in New York City today under the direction of Dr. Jonathan C. Day, former Markets Commissioner, who has been designated by the United States Government to continue acting as Its special agent in the sale of the surplus Navy foodstuffs here. Good-sized crowds were on hand when the various distributing places were opened thisJ ported by the officials in charge.

The Brooklyn store is In the 23d Regt. Armory. Two more stations will be opened tomorrow, according to Dr. Day, and 12 additional ones in a few days. Dr.

Day is seeking churches and organizations of various sorts which will permit their premises to be used as distributing centers of the surplus Navy foodstuffs. He said he hoped by this means to be able to open shortly from 75 to 100 stations for the distribution of Navy foodstuffs and to have on sale shortly between $3,000,000 and 14,000,000 worth of Navy foods. Italian Cabinet Not Likely ToResignChangesExpectefl Premier Scores Big Victory Rom, Sunday. Dec. 21 The small majority obtained by the Government in the Chamber of Deputies today, when -the order of the day expressing confidence in the ministry was carried by a vote of 242 to 216, will not.

It is believed, cause the Nittl Cabinet to resign, it is considered, however, that the narrowness of his margaln will cause the Premier to make changes in the personnel of the Cabinet. Following the debate and the vote Send Your Check to The Eagle Today For Aid of Brooklyn's Needy. BROADWAY Flu thing and To-night OPEM Perfects an Electric Light Rivaling That of the Sun I EVENINGS 8 A Sale on Surplus Army and Navy Goods Bought from Canceled Government Contracts A 1 OUR SPECIALS Heavy Wool Underwear (New) $1.49 Navy Pea Jackets (New) $20.00 Army Overcoats $7.00 Army Wool Gloves. Knitted Wool Gloves. 98c London, Dee.

22 A light which far surpasses any existing arrangement of artificial light, and is the closest approximation to actual daylight ever accomplished, is understood by the American Chamber of Commerce In London to have been perfected here. The apparatus consists of a high-power electric light bulb, fitted with a cup-shaped opaque reflector, the Bilvered inner side of which reflects the light against a parasol-shaped screen placed above the light. The screen is lined with small patches of different colors, arranged according to a formula worked out empirically by Mr. Nher-Inghum, the Inventor, and carefully tested an perfected In the Imperial College of Science and Technology. The light thrown from the screen Is said to show colors almost as well as In full daylight, Under the new light Wednesday Night to accommodate those who arrun- ffi able to do their Christmas Shopping in the day time.

Great Assortments 8 of Gifts and Large Stocks of Toys Ainiy ijiiuerwem sun i i a ti i trim $1117- lis $.: IniiMn BlankitI, fS.fltl to l.0; Army ntylo (Muiidi.n I null IU.H0. JtS.lilS to H.WI Nvy (wood, st 00 m. 1 11. lite 11..., 7.1,. AriII, 111,.

n. OS 1 20.00 Army HalnrontH Sale Only at At Arion Place, Near 900 Broadway Mvrtle Avenue Station and at 1671 MYRTLE AVENUE Next Door to Kidgewood Theater, 231 Fulton Street, Near Clark.

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