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THE GAZETTE TIMES. 9P&rts 70 Pages The Weather Thunderstorms .VOL. 136. NO. 38. PITTSBURGH, SUNDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 4, 1921. TEN CENTS A COPY. My SV 1TM. K- CRASHES MKR BOMB I - I r ! 1 FATE m Q SOARD UNCERTAIN No T7ord Received From Two Officers and Three Men of Crew. TAKES FIRE AFTER CRASH Companion Planes See Acci deat Two Other U. S. Ma- ctnnes Wrecked. - - FLERS NARROWLY ESCAPE - Br Associated Fuss to Gszrtk Trsats.1 CHARLESTON, "W. VA Sept. 3. Five Army fliers fell In a big bombing plane near Poe, Nicholas county, W.. Va-, late today and no word has been received at Army headquarters here as to the fate of the men. They were Lieuts. Speck. Pilot, and Fitzpatrick. observer, and thre enlisted men. . Their machine was seen to go into a tail spin and crash to the ground by Army fliers in two other bomb-era. One of the other machines flew low. located the scene of the accident and found the : bomber . in llaSMa with its tail pointing onward. Several automobiles were observed in the vicinity.--The exact place where the accident occurred is not uwwn here, the fliers who- wit- 1i nssr il ' the fall, judging from their maps, that it occurred near Poe. - On Way f Lmngley Field. The three planes started from the . landing place here for a flight "" to Langley Field. Va. East of here they ran into a thunderstorm, and a few minutes later one machine was seen to falL One -of. the other machines continued on and landed at- Seebert, W. Vs., about 100 miles east, while the other bomber returned and landed near here. ' Army officers tonight were making evary effort to find out what happened to the five missing men. They have . enlisted the citizens near Poe to send cat searching parties. At midnight no word tad been re ceived regarding the fate of the five airmen. The place .where the plane Oe-tbrae mm Tw , Cetaaa Feer. -Era. Kosa Lfcds, Si jer, Ess; Czce Kttstnrffc GLADSTONE, N. H, Sept. 3. A. P.) Mme. Rosa Linde, a noted con' tralto, died today at the home of her daughter. Mrs. JohntM- Harper. She watt the widow of Frank Wright. She went to New York from Pittsburgh in 1888 and sang for many years in Dr. Charles Parkhurst's church. - After studying in Paris she accompanied Mme. 4Ullian Nordica. the baritone, Taglia-Itetra, and other fa moos singers on tourv Besides her '.daughter, she leaves a brother.George Echwender of Philadelphia. Prcyi-ce Heiress Elcpss TOh AMneriaa T.cH KEW LONDON, CONN., Sept. 3, f Special-1 Babe Samuels, Provi dence's richest heiress and daughter of Cot Joseph "Samuels, eloped today with' Jim Sinclair, former JJrown star and all-American tackle. They were married at Mystic and are to spend their . honeymoon at IJce Placid. NOVELIST THREATENS COURT SUIT ON 'BARE "ATLANTIC CITY, Sept. 3. The New Jersey Supreme Court may be called .upon to decide whether a municipality has the authority to dictate whether or not fair bathers may appear on the beaches with uncovered knees. , , ' Miss Louise Rosine, a novelist of Los Angeles, aged 39, today declared it was "none of the city's darn business whether she rolled 'em up or down." and was put in the city Jail, bare knees and all. She has avowed that she will fight Iter arrest In the courts, even if it BEACH ALL CLUTTERED UP w ; lTr w w-. -wy - Wllti UEt U1L1 W tiALb. A1U CAPE MAY IS WORRIED SOME Monster 45 Feet Long Officials Ponder CAPE MAT. N. J., Sept. 3. During May receired an unwelcome visitor, long washed up on the beach at the foot of Queen street. It Is supposed by Delaware Bay and river pilots and naval men here that the big fellow has been wounded by one of the bombing planes of the Navy squadron that practiced off the Virginia capes some time ago and later attacked by sharks and killed. A crowd of thousands has been attracted to Boardwalk to see the whale. It has been 20 years since one has visited Cape May. All roads leading crowded with all sorts of vehicles Magee Forces Appear Before Worth Siders Leslie and Babcock on Stage With Candidate at Carnegie Hall. WOODBUBN FIEJtY The second of a series of mass meetings advertised by the Leslie- Babcock campaign committee as the feature of the mayoralty campaign of Wtttiam A. Magee was held last night in North Side, Carnegie Hall. The hall was well filled at the open ing of the meeting, the audience in cluding about 75 women and a very noticeable percentage Of city em ployes. The same lack of enthusiasm that marked the Syria Mosque meet ing Tuesday was apparent last night. not even the presence on the stage of the machine candidate, flanked by Max G. Leslie and Mayor E.V. Bab cock, his sponsors, keeping scores of persons in the galleries and on the main floor from leaving in the midst of Mr. Magee's address. ?. Itmpro oe tnentt Impossible. Mr. Magee continued the discussion of civic and political economy that he has spoken about in other meet ings, digressing long enough to announce that if elected, mayor it will not be possible for him to secure any public improvements and to plead for the election of the Leslie-Bab cock .candidates for Council. Dr.. S. S. . Woodburn opened the meeting with a bitter attack upon the administrations of Joseph G. A. Armstrong, general chairman of Magee's . campaign committee, and Mayor Babcock. '-.;v .. -V- We are here to ascertain if there is any way we can deliver ourselves from the damnable conditions under Coatinora M Pace Sevea, (Ms i Three. MEXICO AND U.S. OIL MEN AGREE MEXICO CITY. Sept. 3. A. P. Secretary of ' the Treasury Do Xa Huerta and the representatives of American oil companies, who came here early in the week to discuss oil qjsstions with the Mexican govern ment. have reached an agreement. President Obregon's signature is nec essary to complete the agreement. The oil men will return to the United States tomorrow, according to Walter C. Teagle, president of the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey, "well satisfied and happy." By International Xews Service.) must go to the United States Supreme Court. Miss Rosine appeared on the Virginia avenue beach this morning with her stockings, roiled below her knees. Beach Policeman Edward Shaw approached her and informed her cour-teouslj that it was against the regulations here. V . "I most certainly will not roll. 'cm up," she told the copper. 'The city has no right to tell me how I will wear my stockings. I will go to jail first.". V-;-; The policeman allowed he would have to take her there. As be took w r i i i w w- t y Is Washed Up During as to Best Means of Nobody Wants It. Special Telegram to The Gazette Time.! the night Cape rushing to the beach. Some think that it is the same a whale 45 feet whale that washed Lewes. 13 miles across the bay, and that the folk of Delaware appealed to the State Board of .Health to have taken away. The skipper of the big ocean-going steam yacht Onward said here this morning that the whale had been towed out to sea. The city commis sioners of the city have arranged to have the whale taken well off-shore on the tide and bombed or dynamiVed. This np on the Jersey into the city are and automobiles one at Sea Girt and Poor old whale without a home. Nobody wants it. May Set, Debs Free After Ratifying I i I CIGARS NOW POPULAR ' WITH BRITISH WOMEN; MANY ALSO USE PIPES LONDON, Sept. S. (A. P.) Twenty thousand cigars made specially for London's fashionable women smokers are on the way from Cuba to meet the demand of th6se who require something stronger than cigarets, according to prominent tobacconists : here. Smoking among women,, they say, is greatly increasing, " and many of them are using pipes. HAIL STORM HITS N. Y.; GIRL KILLED NEW YORK, Sept. 3. Showers of hailstones that covered the sidewalks of Jamaica with slush, featured a brief electrical storm that' swept over New York early tonight and relieved the hot spell in which the city has sweltered. .-. s .? Lightning' struck and killed Hazel Donohue, aged 20, in : the shallow waters of Rockaway Beach late this afternoon," while -hurrying out to Join her mother in a search for shel ter when the storm broke. ' The bolt struck In the midst of a throng of bathers. Several men were temporarily stunned. More than 100. 000 persons were in the surf during the day. ' TOWN MENACED BY.MEADOW FIRE " ST. PAUL, MINN., Sept. 3. TJ. P.) A meadow and brush fire menaced the town of Aitken, 30 miles north east of Brainerd, tonight. One hundred National Guardsmen of Aitken were rushed into the area to aid in fighting the flames. The fire has burned thousands of tons of hay and is within four miles of the town, which has a population of 1.200. I Adjt. Gen. Rhinow left for Aitken late today. . Other new and serious fires were reported from widely scattered towns stretching from east to vest across the northern end of the state.- Chinese Eerchsst Killed By Assassins; Tong Blamed OAKLAND, CAL.. Sept. 3. (Inter- national News Service.) Woo Wai, wealthy Chinese merchant, was shot and instantly killed by two Chinese assassins while riding in a big limousine near the heart of downtown Oakland late today. The assassins fled. The police say the shooting is the outgrowth of the recent coast Tong wars. SUPREME KNEE' ORDER I her by the arm she is alleged to Have swung 2 right to his eye which nearly dropped him. He recovered and blew his whistle. Life guards responded and Miss Rosine was put into the patrol wagon. The officer, his glasses broken and his dignity ruffled, has preferred I charge of assault and battery in ad' dition to disorderly conduct. Advised by the police matron to roll up her stockings, she still refused and. according fp the latest reports, her knees were still on display through the bars. She has refused to try to get bail. r a w w t 'a Ta y s Night at Resort and Disposing of It. up on the Delaware shore atpLFJJ)Q3g RENEWED is the third whale that was washed coast this summer, one at Wildwood, his nibs that came here last night. German Peace Officials See Possibility of Ex- ecutive Clemency Socialist Leader. for NOT COMPLETE PAEDON Br Associates Puss to Gazsttb Tims- WASHINGTON, Sept. 3. The pos BibiUty that President Harding, after the formal conclusion of peace with Germany,' may through extension of executive clemency open the, doors of the Atlanta penitentiary to, Eugene V. Debs, the Socialist leader' was sug gested -today by, administration of ficials.- Speculation as to disposition of the Debs case has been widespread in Washington for several-weeks. Reports wer general until a few days ago,' aitnougn witnout onicial confirmation, that Attorney General Daugherty would recommend that the Socialist leader be pardoned. This belief, however, was lessened and in some quarters entirely dissipated by the emphatic stand taken by Mr. Daugherty in his American Bar Asso ciation address of last Wednesday against releases of what he called "political offenders. Several officials on having their at tention called today to the stand taken by the Attorney General im mediately pointed out that distinc tion existed between a pardon and an extension of executive clemency. A pardon, it was explained, would operate to restore Debs to the full r'ghts and privileges of citizenship in Continued oh Page Tire, Cohuna Six. Four Injured in Disorder Near National Sanitarium! JOHNSON CITY, TENN.,"sept. 3.- (A. P.) Two former inmates of the national sanitarium president and policeman and sheriff were wounded late today when the officers were called to quell a disturbance near the entrance to the sanitarium The wounded former inmates were Elijah Green, shot through the body and not expected to live, and Hartley Miller. Sheriff Walters and Police man Dixon were slashed with knives. THEDA'S AIR TRIP CAUSING ANXIETY ATLANTIC CITY, , Sept. 3. (Spe cial.) Some concern was felt here to night for the safety of Theda Bara, the motion-picture star. . She was scheduled to leave New York at 4 o'clock in a seaplane and was ex pected around 6 o'clock, but up to 9.30 tonight and she had not arrived. The Curtis Aeroplane Station said that no word had been received from the plane. Baseball Results . NATIONAL LKAGCE. Pittsburgh St. Louis (Rain) New York .... 5 Brooklyn . . . . , 1 Philadelphia . . 4 Boston ....... 1 ?oston i 15 Philadelphia . . 4 indnnati .... 4 Chicago ...... 0 Called alter seventh inning rain. AMERICAN LKAGUE. New York . Washington . . . S Detroit 10 Cleveland . ... 7 Chicago .12 St. Louis.' 1 Boston .If Philadelphia . .10 $100 twys h!gb-rle used piano, lor's ad. pas 7. Adverti nai. See Mel- MACHINE URGED AT ION MEET J. N. Mackrell Makes First Address in Straight Re publican Headquarters. A callvfor "a final drive against the Leslie-Babcock machine, with the full weight of all forces oppos ed to political domination behind the Straight Republican candidates was sounded at the noon meeting yes terday in the Hotel Henry head quarters by Joseph N. Mackrell, can didate for Mayor, and Capt. Robert G. Woodside, candidate for Sheriff. The largest crowd that has gather ed for a noon meeting since the opening of the campaign was on hand to greet Mr. Mackrell on the occasion of his first address in the Straight Republican headquarters. and he received an enthuiastic re- ePtion- Mr. Mackrell renewed the pledges made in his platform ar.d public addresses. Speaking of the withdrawal of John Douglas, Jr., he paid a tri bute to Mr. Douglas' unselfishness and courage in taking the step to assure the defeat of the machine, i Mackrell Introducd. We are here to continue our con centrated drive against the machine for all candidates on the Straight Republican Ticket," declared Capt. Woodside. Introducing Mr. Mackrell, "John Dougfas lived UP to his past reputaiton when he did the most magnanimous -act any man could do In the Interests of good government. Disregarding his own personal in terests, showing that he was bigger as a man than any position to which he might aspire, he withdrew in the interests of the people of this city. I am here to introduce the man in whose , favor Mr. Douglas with drew. Ail of us who are interested Continued on Pace Seven. Column 1'ire. New Jersey Man Would Bury Cat Beside Wife ELIZABETH. N. J., Sept. 3. (Spe cial.) Edward Haskell, a wealthy retired business man, has started a v - fight for the privilege of burying the body of his late wife's pet cat "Tiger" in the family mausoleum at Ever green Cemtery. ' The objections raised by the managers of the cemetery are met by Haskell's contention that the mausoleum is his private property. The cat died, of fright yesterday after being treed by a dog. Hask2ll had the body embalmed by an under taker and placed in a $50 casket. He Intends to have a funeral service Monday . afternoon. He says the mausoleum was planned to make room for the bodies of himself, his wife and their pet cat. , Alleged Auto Thief Asks Mayor Send Lost Suitcase SISTERSVILLE, W. VA., Sept. 3.- (Special.) Following is a telegram re ceived by Mayor W. L. Sutton today: Please send my suitcase to my home. . Mr. Clark Cox, 3934 Jacob St. Wheeling, W. Va. "Send it c o. d." fc The suitcase in question was dropped by a man in fight after a posse had apprehended him making way with an automobile owned by Dr. John A. Grier of this city. The alleged thief escaped. It had not been decided this evening whether the Mayor will send the suit case or an officer. v I Rides 664 Miles to Combine Vacation and Jury Duty - al NEW YORK. Sept. 3. (Special.) Robert E. Baird of Brooklyn made all arrangements for his vacation, and at the last' mome.it got- notice to serve on the August grand Jury. In order to keep his vacation, and at the fame time perform his duties as a citizen, he had to make four round trips to a seashore resort, a total of 664 miles, and pay his board as well. He got J3 a day from the county. A NEW OIL LAMP FREE Burns 94 Per Cent Air O. K. Johnson. 14 W-nhincton PI.. New York, N. V., the inventor ot a wonderfal ne on lamp that burns 94 per cent air and beat gaa or electricity, ia offering to give one free to the nrat user in eacn locality who will help introduce it. Write htm for particular. AdU wsaieo. lAavemacmeni.) TROOPS' ARRIVAL HALTS LOGAN COUNTY STRIFE; NEW MINGO OUTBREAK Regulars Reported in Complete Control of War Zone 400 Miners Surrender, Turn Over Arms - - - and Are Given Freedom Defenders Also Leaving Field for Homes. BANDS HOLDING QUT SURROUNDED; FIRING ACROSS TUG RIVER RESUMED . By United Press to Gazette Times. CHARLESTON, W. VA.,'Sept. 3. Federal troops were re ported to be in complete control rone tonight. The civil strife that has bathed the district in blood for a week was believed ended by the intervention of Uncle Sam. Quiet was reperted tonight -from several miners generally were laying aside their arms. Miners leaving the war zone will be allowed to proceed peace ably to their homes, it was believed. This was indicated late to day when 400 miners surrendered to soldiers at Madison and Sharpies, and were given their freedom after they had turned over their firearms. No soldier9 were involved in tmued through the afternoon, Army headquarters reported. All messages from the field forces to ation by the Federal troops was Returning Defender Cheered. . j The Logan citizen defenders were returning to their homes tonight as heroes for their work In holding the miners at bay and preventing capture of the -town during the long days and nights of fighting.. Men, women and children ' ran . to meet them with cheers. . - At the same time, in the shanties among the hills, the first miners returning from the field were" getting the same kind of a reception. They also were heroes and in the eyes of their friends and families their mis sion had been a brave one. " Most of , today's fight centered around Madison and Blair. No report of casualties had been received here tonight. The force of miners still in the field was practically surrounded tonight by government troops occupying strategical points. Troops pushed across Boone county had taken up a position behind the miners. Troops going out from Logan were on the other side of the mountain, in front of the miners. ' Among the forces that arrived at Logan tonight for possible service was a detachment from the chemical warfare section at the Edgewood, N. Continued on Face Fonr, Cotnmn Two. "Mr. Honston" lays Low, Misses Ton of Flowers NEW YORK, Sept. 3. (U. P. A mysterious "Mr. Houston missed about a ton of flowers, candy, cigars and cigarets . by not revealing his identity when the steamer Rotterdam sailed for Holland today. . Packages, letters and telegrams were rushed to the steamer at her dock just before she sailed. They were all addressed to "Mr. Houston. One huge floral decoration was signed "from the girls." There was no Mr. Houston aboard the ship, and officers said the passen ger probably had sailed under an other name. President and Party On Labor Day Crnise WASHINGTON. Sept. 3. (A. P.) The President and Mrs. Harding with a party of friends left here late today on the yacht .Mayflower for a cruise extending over Labor Day, and without scheduled landings at wayside points. A message received from the May flower tonight when off Cedar Point, Va.. said:.- "Good weather. All well." Grasshoppers Force Cot ; In Cattle Freight Rate WASHINGTON. Sept. 3. (A. P.)-Because grasshoppers have eaten all the grass in certain part3 of Wyoming, the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad was authorized today by the" Interstate Commerce Commission to put into effect upon a one-day notice reductions in the rates on live stock to enable the raisers to move their-cattle to other feeding grounds. : v $10 down bays a piano. tk-0 Hellor's ad. I. Aavartuemeau in the West Virginia mine war sectors and it was believed the the desultory sniping which con headquarters indicated the occuP going forward peacefully L LAW IN W.VA. UNLIKELY Bantlholtz Reports to Weeks Situation Is Well in ITand Troops Tosted RESIDENTS FRIENDLY Et Asrocuted Press o Gazbttb Tiirm.1 WASHINGTON, Sept. 3. federal troops to the number of more than 2,000 today took up positions In West Virginia's coal fields and tonight were reported by their commander. Brig. Gen. Brandholtz, to have the situation well in hand. ... Movement of the Federal forces into the districts in which mine dis orders have occurred took place with out untoward incident. Gen. Band holtz advised the War Department- He added that the residents of the disturbed . areas had received the troops In a spirit of friendliness. Other reports from Gen. liandholtz dealt with disposition of the troops. Meanwhile the issuance of a procla mation declaring martial law in the areas into which troops were moved continued to be held up. Secretary Weeks, on leaving his office for the day, said: "The issuance of a mar tial law proclamation will be gov- erned by conditions." Indications that Federal officials generally viewed the West Virginia situation in an optimistic light were seen in the cancellation of orders holding trains in readiness to move the Sixteenth Infantry from Camp Dis, New Jersey, to the coal fields . . Coatimi ed en Pae Two, Col-mn E3cht. IT Home Still for 'Auto Supplies' Causes Grin Owner Tells Magistrate Suspicions Liquid Is 'Freezone for Radiator. ' FIRE EXPOSES OUTFIT fSrwm. TnJseAii to Thi Gzbtt Tntus-i NEW TORK, Sept. 3. William Clat-terbach of the fashionable Astoria section admitted in court today that he had a still in the basement of his home. "I use-It to make distilled water for my automobile. he explained to Magistrate Conway. The Magistrate smiled. Mr. - Oatterbach also - admitted a basement store of .thr ee quarts of a substance which the police viewed as suspiciously like alcohol. "That's 'freezone, " Mr. Oatterbach announced. "I use it to keep the TiN PLUNGES D 01 STEEP assengers Shaken like Dice as Coaches Roll Over and Over. 1 KILLED ; SCORE HURT Nine Cars of Seaboara cx- press Leave Track at Cones-ville, O. ITTSBURGHER INJURED (By International News Sen lea.) BINGHAMTON, N. T , Sept, i. One passenger, John Eldridge, killed and a score of others were iBy Jured, many of them believed to be seriously hurt, when the second section of train No. 3 on the Delaware, Lackawanna and . Western Railroad jumped the track at Appalachin, 14 miles west of this city, this afternoon." - " . - - The train is known as Delaware, Lackawanna and Western "Flyer." Five cars left the track and rolled down - a . steep embankment. They turned completely over once and then landed right side up. , . -' - Shaken Like Die. ' The shock was terrific to the pas sengers, they being tossed about in the rolling cars, nearly 'all of them . : receiving scratches and bruises, . while others suffered severely from- more harmful Injuries. .: A call for ambulances was made upon this city, Johnson City, Endicott and Owego The injured were taken to. hospitals -v in those cities. The , train was in charge of Conductor John Walsh of Ithaca. Harry Jook-ham of Scranton, Pa engineer, suf fered a broken .leg. ' Engine Buried in Bank, A gang of laborers were worktag on the track near: where the wrack Cootintird m Tame Two, Column T . Haskell Leaves to Take Control of Relief Work NEW YORK, Sept. 3. (A. P- Cot William H. Haskell was a passenger today on the steamship Olympic, sail--ing for Europe, where he will assume control of the work of the American Relief Administration in feeding Russian famine sufferers. In London Col. Haskell will meet Walter Lyman Brown, director for Europe, and will proceed with Jtim to Moscow,, where headquarters will be established. . ; - Col. Haskell was -accompanied by a staff of 14 persons. KNOX AND WIFE 1 SAIL FOR EUROPE NEW YORK, Sept. 3. (A. p.) Senator Philander C. Knox of Pennsyl vania Anri H r TTnriY a!liA liulav am rrta TTnitnl KtatocJ lliu s,-alil . George Washington for a four weeks vacation ' in England and Scotland. The Senator said there was nothing political in his visit abroad and that -he would be interested only in rates meals." Senator Boles Penrose, who -has been ill, is now in good health, he said. . .. radiator of my automobile from frees- , Ing." The Magistrate grinned. . "How about the sherry?" be asked. "That was sbterry to be sure, the defendant said. - "But I keep it for my own use and I have had it since before prohibition. Magistrate Conway, continuing the admissions where Mr. Oatterbach left off, admitted it sounded all very plausible, but he held Mr. Clatterbach for further examination Tuesday. '- The expose came through a fire which 'sent out blue and green and red and yellow flames from the Clatterbach basement last night. "Well," remarked a cop in the corridor after the hearing, "there's no doubt that something ought to be used to prevent an automobile from getting frozen this kind of weather." "Well, some people buy their winter coal now, but they aren afraid of freezing to death .this week, either." retprted an unsymv thetlc bystander.

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