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VOL,. LXI C 19,310
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Postoffice a Srcond -c'.ag Matter.
PORTLAND, OREGON, TUaJAX OCTOBER 10, 1923
PRICE FIVE CENTS
BRITISH DIG IN,
COAST CAR SHORTAGE
PUT AT 85 PER CENT
w IIY0UTH ACCUSED
BRIDE OR EX-KAI&-TO
INTENT TO ASSUME PRUSSIAN
BY WOMAN PHYSICIAN
OF KILLING TWO
ONLY 430 OF 3358 NEEDED
DR. CONSTANCE J. KLECAN
ENDS LIFE WITH DRUG.
mOMIXEXT WEALTHY BAKEIt
CITIZEX IX JAIL.
Bridges Also Blown Up
MUDANIA SESSION ADJOURNS
Time Given Turks to Refer
v Allied Demands.
DESTROYER AT SHILEH
English Warrior, on Refusal of
Kenialists to Withdraw, De
J cities to Stay, Too.
' CONSTANTINOPLE, Oct. 9. (By
the Associated Press.) The allied
generals, Haring-ton, Mombelli and
Charpy, returned to Constantinople
late tonight. The Mudania ponfer-
ence has been adjourned to permit
the Kemalists to refer the allied
demands to the Angora assembly.
The Turkish nationalist troops
yesterday resumed their advance in
the Dardanelles area in the direc
tion of Chanak, the British strong
hold, according to a Mudania dis
patch to the local newspapers.
It was reported that Turkish
irregulars had appeared yesterday
a short distance from Beikos. Beikos
is a suburb of Constantinople, eight
miles above the American naval
anchorage. The British began en
trenching around Beikos.
Bandits Enter Villages.
Turkish irregulars and small
bands of guerrillas and bandits which
form the advance guard of a Turk
ish army have appeared in small
villages east of Constantinople.
These villages include Tashkeu
psu, Tavshanjik, Omarli, Agfa and
Armulli, all within the suburban
limits of Constantinople, on the
The British yesterday made final
preparations for defense, blowing
up bridges and cross-roads.
Destroyer at Shlleh.
A British destroyer anchored Sun
day at Shileh, on the Black sea
coast. The commander went ashore,
met the nationalist officer there
and requested him to withdraw his
forces. The Turk replied that he
had orders to remain, whereupon
the British commander declared he
would also remain.
Navigation in the Bosphorus,
which was suspended by the Brit
ish Sunday as a result of the Turk
ish incursions into the neutral zone,
was re-established today.
liOXDOX STILL WAITS NEWS
Council Has Little to Do but
Hear Curzon Report.
LONDON. Oct. 9. (By the Asso
ciated Press.) The government
still is awaiting news from the
Mudania conference and the result
of the orders Kemal Pasha was
reported to have given for the re
tirement of the Turkish troops from
the neutral zones or to such new
lines in those zones as may be
The tabinet council today had
little to do beyond hearing a re
port of Lord Curzon's mission to
Paris and discussing purely pro
visional arrangements for a peace
conference, should the Mudania
meeting prove successful.
It is understood that some of the
delay at Mudania arose through cer
tain differences in wording or other
tndefiniteness in the instructions
conveyed to the British and French
The national council representing
the 'hole labor party met today to
consider the new eastern situation
and passed a resolution expressing
lack of confidence in the govern
ment's policy and demanding the
immediate resignation of the gov
ernment and the election of a new
KEMALISTS LESS CONFIDENT
Complete VnanUnity Among Allies
Recognized by Turks.
MUDANIA. Oct. 9. (By the Asso
ciated Press.) There was distinctly
less confidence in the Kemalist camp
here today when it became thor
oughly understood that there is now
complete unanimity among the al
lies. The pllng for dividing the al
lies having failed, it was realized
thai Kemal Pasha had the world
arrayed against him.
The Greek delegates also came
Into light with the three allied pow
ers, Colonel Mazarakis informing
General Harington that Greece
would "conform to whatever meas
ures the allied generals recommend."
lie also assured the commander-in-chief
that in case of necessity, "the
whole Greek army in Thrace will
rally to the support of Great
Mustapha Kemal Pasha keeps in
continual touch with his delegates
at Mudania over a long distance
telephone line, recently installed 30C
miles to Angora. Ismet Pasha per
sonally speaks with his chief several
times daily reporting to him on the
progress of the negotiations and re
ceiving instructions as to the exact
procedure to bg followed.
Eastern Lines Are Blamed In Part
for Condition, "as They Do Not
Return Western Equipment.
OLTMPIA, Wash., Oct. 9. (Spe
cial.) Less than 15 per cent of the
number of freight cars ordered for
territory Tvest of the Montana-Idaho
line are available, with no improve
ment for the shortage in sight, E. V.
Kuykendall, director of the depart
ment of public works, announced to
day. Reports of the railway depart
ment show 3358 cars ordered for the
territory andV only 430 available.
Cars which will be made available
within the next few days total only
1911, which will be needed to supply
the orders which will be placed dur
ing that period.
Nor is any relief promised from
tha eastern end, where O. O. Calder,
traffic expert of the department, is
working for equipment to move
westward. Additional refrigerator
cars have been ordered to help in
moving the fruit crop.
The Milwaukee and Great North
ern roads have just filed an export
grain rate, with the Northern Pa
cific preparing to file the same rate
within a few days, which will tend
to bring Montana wheat to Seattle
and Tacoma for export, making
many more box cars available for
eastern loading, Mr. . Kuykendall
The railroads assign some of the
reasons for the shortage on the
western coast to the large move
ments of freight through the Pan
ama canal and the failure of ex
treme eastern roads to return, empty
cars. It is said that for every five
cars sent east only one is returned
to the western lines.
The Northern Pacific today em
bargoed the. shipment of potatoes
from the Yakima valley in refriger
ator cars and has no cars of other
classes available to move the crop.
WEATHER MAN IS SAVED
"Probably" Rain Forecasts Fail
for Last Few Days.
But for that little qualifying
word "probably" the United States
weather bureau would have been a
false prophet the last few days.
It "probably" rained on Friday.
On Saturday the forecast was
"probably" rain. The same for Sun
day and Monday. But it did not
"probably" rain, so the prophets
were saved and not without honor.
Be that as it may, autumn is to
be late, but sure, said District Fore
caster Wells, who returned yester
day from a three weeks' inspection
trip through eastern Oregon.
Yes, winter is coming, he said.
surely and not probably, although
the forecast for today .called for
LIQUOR ON SHIP SEIZED
Whisky Taken From Freighter
Upon Arrival From Smyrna.
NEW YORK, Oct. 9. The first
seizure of liquor aboard a United
States shipping board vessel under
Attorney-General Daugherty's dry
ruling was made today by agents
who visited the freighter Winona,
arrived from Smyrna after evacu
ating refugees from the ruined city.
Four cases of whisky and a num
ber of loose bottles w-ere taken
from the vessels' hold The vessel's
officers said they could not account
for the presence of the liquo and
that it probably had been brought
aboard by refugees.
REGISTRATION IS 112,873
New Record lor Multnomah
The unofficial total of registra
tion in Multnomah county as checked
yesterday in the of ice of County
Clerk Beveridge was 112,873. This
is a new record and bears out pre
dictions of last week that the total
would reach 112,000. The checking
process has not been completed, and
it was said there may be a change
of three or four dozen one way or
the other in the present total, but
scarcely more than that. .
Saturday's registrations set a high
mark, being reported as 2296. Repub
lican registrations Saturday were
1490 and democratic registrations 722.
BABY GIRL IS ACCEPTED
Parents Finally Convinced Child
Is Their Own.
JERSEY CITY, N. J, Oct. 9. Ed
ward Rich and his wife today ac
cepted a girl baby as the child born
o them recently at the Bergen san
tarium. convinced at last that their
wish alone had inspired belief that
their child was a boy.
The Darents were held on a charge
of abandonment last week when
they refused to accept the girl baby,
insisting someone at the hospital
had mixed new-born babes and
given them the wrong one.
EUROPE INSULTS GRANT
Civil War General's Son Finds
Americans Are Hated.
NEW YORK, Oct. 9. Ulysses S.
Grant, eldest son of the civil war
general, who arrived here today on
the steamship Finland, says he will
never go " to Europe again. Mr.
Grant, who is a lawyer of San Diego,
Cal., was accompanied by his wife.
He said that he believed Amer
icans were hated in Europe and
mentioned specifically an affront
which he received on a train bounl
from Amsterdam to Berlin.
Southern and Central
Pacific Order Final.
SUPREME COURT DECIDES
Mandate to Put Edict in Ef
fect Is Next Step.
DOCKET IS CLEARED
AH Motions for Reconsideration
of Cases Dismissed; Iron and
Anthracite Hearing Set.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Oct. 9. The
supreme court today denied a re
hearing of the case brought by the
United States, in which It directed
the Southern Pacific company to di
vorce itself of ownership and con
trol over the Central Pacific rail
road. The court at its last term rendered
an opinion which reversed the
United States district court for
Utah and held that the ownership
and control of the Central Pacific
by the Southern Pacific was in vio
lation of the Shernan anti-trust act
on the ground that the two systems
were competing under the law.
The decision resulted In numbers
of petitions being presented to con
gress by commercial and other or
ganizations, some urging and others
opposing the enforcement of the de
cision. The refusal to reopen the
case will result in the issuance of
a mandate to the district court in
Utah to give effect to the decision.
Petition Sent Congress.
After -the decision of the court
last June a number of petitions
were presented to congress from
commercial and other organizations
discussing the probable effect of
the decision. Some urged and others
opposed its enforcement, but the
supreme court, in refusing today to
reopen the case, brought the pro
tracted litigation to its last stages,
and a mandate will now . issuo
under which the United States dis
trict court for Utah will proceed
to give effect to the decision.
Although no opinions were deliv
ered by the supreme court today, it
cleared its docket of aU motions
for rehearings which had accu
mulated during the summer recess
and advanced for argument the
Pennsylvania anthracite and the
Minnesota iron tax, the New York
telephone and a number of other
important cases, besides issuing
orders in other cases.
Decisions Made Flna1.
By denying rehearing in tne cases
decided during the closing days last
term the court made final its deci
sions in such important litigation
as the Southern Pacific, the Coro
nado coal, the emergency fleet cor
poration, baseball and the Laramie
river irrigation project cases, the
latter of vital importance as laying
down a governmental policy to be
observed in the diversion of water
(Concluded on Page a. Column 1.)
UNCLE SAM: "THEY CAN'T ACCUSE ME ANY MORE OF
Preliminary Reception to Bridal
Party Held at Doom; Wed
ding to Be November 5.
DOORN, Holland. Oct. 9. (By the
Associated Press.) The bride of
ex-Emperor William, the princess of
Reuss, will assume the title "Queen
Wilhelmina of Prussia," according
to an announcement today during
a preliminary reception to the bride
and bridegroom-to-be at the castle
The ex-kaiser was attired in his
favorite uniform of a high admiral
of the fleet with his breast covered
with a multitude of pre-war decora
tions and his left sleeve showing
the mourning band.
The ex-ruler showed many cour
tesies to the guests. He seemed to
be in high good humor, entertaining
the company with many anecdotes.
"I shall soon be the happiest man
in the world," he said and then
"No longer will I be called the
solitary exile of Doorn."
The princess of Reuss appeared
The only member of the Hohen
zollern family present was the ex
emperor's fourth son, August Wil
helm, although the ceremonial was
attended by a large number of
German professors, ex-generals,
court officials, members of the
nobility and their wives, including
Count von Moltke, together with
several Dutch professors and many
members of the Dutch nobility. The
castle was adorned with garlands of
flowers, . which are arriving dally,
the gifts of admirers and friends
of the ex-emperor in many parts of
The registry book was signed byi8 now Uving wU an uncIe ln
hundreds of visitors.
According to the present arrange
ments, the marriage ceremony on
November 6 will be held in the
chapel of the castle.
This will be in harmony with
Dutch law. Baron Schommel-Pen-nick
Van de Oye, the mayor of
Doorn, will act as civil officer and
deliver the customary speech. The
church ceremony will be conducted
by Rev. Dr. Vogel of Potsdam,
former court chaplain, who will
preach the sermon.
By order of the ex-German mon
arch, no photographers or journal
ists will be allowed to attend the
ceremony. They are being carefully
excluded from the castle, grounds
by the guards, who have been in
structed also to keep a close watch
on anyone suspected of having fire
arms or other dangerous weapons.
OREGON STUDENT WINNER
McMinnviUe Man Lands National
OREGON AGRICULTURAL COL
LEGE, Corvallis, Oct. 9. (Special.)
First prize In the national peace
oratorical contest was taken by an
Oregon Agricultural college man,
Clarence W. Hickok of McMinn
viUe, senior in industrial arts. A
letter from Miss M. and Miss H. Sea
bury of New Bedford, Conn., found
ers of the contest, inclosed a check
for $50, the prize given annually for
the winning oration, to President
Kerr of the college for presentation
The national contest is the cul
mination of all state contests, the
two highest men in the state meets
being considered as contestants.
Hickok won second place in the
Oregon meet at Newberg last spring.
Three-Hour Effort of Doctors to
Resuscitate Victim Fails and
Death Comes at Hospital.
A mad race with death a three
hour battle at the finish, and then
death won and claimed Dr. Con
stance J. Klecan, well-known woman
physician, who, tiring of life yester
day afternoon, drained the contents
of a small phial of morphine.
At about the time the unfortunate
physician was taking the fatal po
tion. Dr. Marie Equi, three blocks
down the street, was opening a sui
cide letter which Dr. Klecan had
written earlier in. the day. Dr. Equi
read the note, bolted down the stairs,
hailed a passing autoist and drove
to- the Stevens building, where Dr.
Klecan had her offices.
The physician lay on her office
couch, unconscious and dying. Dr.
Eoul summoned other doctors. And
for three full hours the medical men
and women battled with death to
save their fellow-practlUoner. Death
won when Xhey attempted to send
the victim to a hospital. Dr. Klecan
passed away as the ambulance, bear
ing her, backed up to the entrance
of Emanuel hospital.
Dr. Klecan was distinguished
scholar, physician and pathologist.
A Pole by birth, she had attended
the leading medical schools of Vien
na and the famous Virchow clinic,
had studied at Johns Hopkins uni
versity In this country and had spe
cialized in pathology and bacteriol
ogy. She was well known in-Portland's
medical circles, both as a gen
eral pract;tioner and as a patholo
gist. Melancholia and depression, ac
centuated by loneliness and the de-
o -,n uaa hAc vmmce ri u 11 ch ?ir who
Cracow, were thought to have been
the causes of the physician's suicide.
Dr. Klecan had given evidences of
her desire to end her life on several
previous occasions. Friends tfissuad
ed her and succeeded in cheering
her up, temporarily.
Yesterday at about 2o'clock Dr.
Equi received her afternoon mail in
her offices in the Lafayette build
ing. Among the letters was an
envelope bearing Dr. Klecan's ad
dress. As the other physician had
been engaged in doing some lab
oratory work for a patient of Dr.
Equi's, the latter thought that the
letter was an ordinary business one.
But on a second thought she dropped
her work and opened it. It read:
"Dear Marie: 1 am worn out and
so am going on a long, long rest.
Take, good care of Mrs. W . You
can have my books. Goodbye."
Dr. Equi did not wait to put on
a hat or coat. As she ran out of her
office she saw an acquaintance
driving up Washington street in an
automobile. The physician darted
through the traffic, climbed on the
side of the car and requested the
driver to hurry Jto the Stevens
The man accompanied her to the
12th floor. As they "could not open
the door, the autoist clambered up
and looked over the transom. Dr.
Klecan was on the couch, uncon
scious. Then followed the three-hour bat
tle with death. A number of Ste
vens building physicians took part.
Dr. Earl Smith, county coroner, was
called. With Dr. Ben Wade and Dr.
Equi he. led the fight. Emetics,
antidotes, hot coffee, strychnine in
jections and artificial respiration
were tried. When the woman's
pulse returned the medical worker?
(Concluded on Page 4, Column 2.)
BEING A BOOTLEGGER."
Heels Replacing Heads,
NORTHWEST SESSION OPENS
Legislation to Make High
. ways Safe Studied.
AUTO THEFTS PROBLEM
Expertsof Six States and Prov
ince in Conference to Plan
Vniform Traffic Laws.
A multiplicity of problems Inci
dent to the amazing growth and de
velopment of the horseless age were
discussed yesterday at the opening
of the second binennlal conference
of motor vehicle administrative of
ficers and traffic officers of the
states of California, Oregon. Wash
ington, Idaho, Montana, Utah and
the province of British Columbia in
the Multnomah hotel.
The object of the conference,
which was welcomed by Governor
Olcott and is beini; presided over by
Sam A. Kozer, secretary of state for
Oregon, Is to brlrg about co-operation
between states and countries in
establishing uniform laws and to
interchange views and opinions on
how best to preserve highways,
make them safe for all kinds of
traffic, reduce to a minimum the
number of auto thefts and obtain
the best thought on how to legis
late for the benefit of the public.
Heels, Not Heads, Used.
"Probably the most serious prob
lem we have to contend with is hu
man nature," said L. D. McArdle,
director of the department of ef
ficiency of the state of Washington.
"The proverbial Maud thinks with
her heels too many human Mauds,
if they think at all, think the same
"Of those using the highways al
together too few exercise their
heads and realize the rights that
owners have. And while on this
subject, the thoughtless or finan
cially irresponsible driver is the
cfause of many serious accidents
that entail loss of life and property
damage. This is one of our most
vital problems how can we make
drivers having no financial re
sponsibility realize that damage
caused by them must be paid by
them? Were the state responsible
for every preventable accident In
tensive thought would be applied
to seek a solution. We feel that the
driver of every car, domestic and
foreign alike, operating on the
highways of the state, should be
made responsible for the damage
caused by' him; then a more care
ful lot of operators might be ex
pected. There is, at" this time, a
movement in progress to provide
state Indemnity for loss of life and
property damage by traffic acci
rroKrrn Is Made.
Fred J. Dibble, director of licenses,
of the state or Washington, con
tributed an interesting paper He
recounted some of the forward steps
that his state has taken to reduce
"The report of the Washington
highway patrol to August 1," said
Director Dibble, "over a few months
since Its creation, shows that 3039
arrests were made and minor viola
tion nutlces given to 1847, besides
the work of recovering stolen cars,
warnings at grade crossings, special
investigations and the weighing of
some 400 trucks for the purpose of
protecting the highways.
"We have today splendid co
operation all along the line toward
the one object the elimination from
the highway of drivers guilty of In
toxication, carelessness or delib
erate recklessness and their punish
ment. The motor vehicle operator
In our state realizes today that un
less he complies with the raw he
will lose bis right to operate on
Non-Rcaldent Ureases Free.
California issues non-resident li
censes free of charge, Charles J.
Chenu, chief of the division of mo
tor rehicles at Sacramento, told the
"We issued 30.000 such licenses
this year," said Mr. Chenu, "the cost
to the state being about 13 cents
apiece. The license entitles each
tourist to operate for a period of
90 days within the state. Before a
motorist can obtain such a license
he must satisfy our officials that
he is the owner of the car.
"Since this law has been ln opera
tion we have been instrumental in
the recovery of millions of dollars'
worth of stolen motor vehicles. As
many as II or 20 cars a day have
been held by our division in a single
day at Los Angeles, awaiting iden
tification. Recoveries Arc Reaaarkable.
"This city seems to be the mecca
of motor vehicle thieves. Thanks
to our co-operation, however, the!
number of recoveries of stolen ve-j
hides has been remarkable. It Is i
estimated by the insurance under- j
writers' bureau that 90 per cent of;
such stolen vehicles are returned to
their rightful owners."
Other speakers at yesterday's
session of the conference were Ken-
Concluded ea fate a. Ceiuma Zj
Woman, Tired of Having Boiler"
Aronnd House, Tips Offi
cials; Raid Follow.
BAKER, Or.. Oct. . (Special )
Orln 'Osborne, deputy county asses
sor, a prominent . and reputedly
wealthy Baker citizen, is in the
county Jail facing a 30-dy sentence
and a S500 fine. He pleaded guilty
today before Justice Allen on a
charge of manufacturing and pos
sessing intoxicating liquor.
His home in the fashlonabls north
end waa raided by federal prohibi
tion agents and county authorities
Saturday night and a small electric-ally-operated
still was found. A
small quantity of whisky, wine and
beer was confiscated, officials said.
Mrs. Osborne, prominent local
church woman. Informed the au
thorities of the existence of her hus
band's still, the officials added. She
is understood to have told the raid
ers she was tired of having the
"boiler" around the house.
Mr. Osborne handed in his resig
nation today to Assessor Baird. It
has not been acted on. Assessor
EX-AVIATOR IS ARRESTED
Former Assistant Movie Director
Is Accused of Burslary.
DENVER. Ort. t. Richard A.
Barton, 27 years old, ex-member of
the British flying corps and until
recently an assistant director for a
nationally known motion picture
producing firm In Los Angeles, was
arrested here today charged wllh
having robbed the home of Judge
James Owen of Denver.
According to the police, he ad
mitted he had jumped bond In Kan
sas City, where he was charged
with robbing Mrs. W. J. Doan of
All of the loot taken from Judge
Owen's home was recovered In the
hotel room of Ruby Lucas, a f-leml
of the man under arrest, according
to the police. Miss Lucas was de
tained by the police.
POWDER MILL BLOWS UP
Ten Thousand Pounds of Black
Exploitive Is Fired.
TACOMA, Wtb, Oct. . The
Corning mill of the E. I. Dupont de
Nemours Powder company at Du
pont blew up shortly after noon to
day with such force that the exple
slon was heard all over the sur
rounding country. Ten thousand
pounds of black powder exploded,
and the building was totally
No one was In the mill at the
time. One man 250 feet from the
scene was hurled to the ground but
was not Injured.
TROOP MOVE IS ORDERED
Companies to Shift From Camp
Lewis to Vancouver.
THE OREGON I AN NEWS BUREAU,
Washington? D. C, Oct. 9. Th 7th
infantry and the headquarters and
headquarters company of th Sth In
fantry brigade have been ordered
from Camp Lewis to Vancouver
INDEX OF TODAY'S NEWS
YESTERDAY'S Maximum t,mpriur.
SN degrees; minimum temperature, 4
TODAY'S Increaelng c Inudlneas followed
by rain; winds mostly northerly.
British file In and blow up roads asar
Constantinople. Fags 1.
Brlda of ex-kslsr to aaeume tills ot
Queen of Persia. Iae 1.
No temporising- with Turks oa freedom
. of siraits, says Urltish premier.
Southern and Central Pacific railway di
vorce to stand. Pasa 1.
pronpecte of crops suffer generally.
A'.ll-d debt cancellation strongly oppossd
Lasker orders halt to liquor sal on
ela. Pag 6.
Youth of 1 accuaed of killing ret'or and
womao, Paas I.
Baker woman t'P authorities and wracks
husband's whi.kv busln.a Pass I
Coast car hortags Is placed at J Pr
cent. Pasa I
Trial of Phillip Warren. Indian for mur
der, begun at La la. Or. Pag J.
Huge lime plant to b built In Josephln
county. Page .
Many sportsmen out, but few get limit of
ducks. Pas 14.
Ownera of Yankeea stand by Manager
Hugglna. Pag la.
Commercial and Maria.
Block market has bit of egcHamest,
Invtment bankers urge short-term
bonds for cities. Pag '2.
Grain trad alow as result of unaattl.d
conditions in near east. Pag 21.
t;ndrtone of wheat futures stronger with
cash market. Paga 21
w government bonds !! abov par a
curb markei. ra -a.
Port nds In handling eeaaonabla cargo
likely to b taken up at meaung to-
day. Paga 21.
Psetlnnd and Tlrlaltr.
Traffic offlcera study max of problama
Fourteen men. on woman fll for cout).
.11. Paga .
Collualon can't aava llnuor-carr) Ing cars,
court ruls. Page 13.
Raiding of wrong boma probed by pollc
chief. Paga .12.
Dr. Conatance 3. Klecaa commit sui
cide. Pag I.
Profit hr padding land valuation charged
to ouated bonus sppraiser. Paga S.
Railway t npn new atretcb of track In
coming week. Page .
Old Oregon trail recognition aaked.
i;yor Baker laaue statement relating
whola atatua of fair. Paga s.
Dollar Interests scoutr control of Port
land LuaMf tompaajf. ic I.
Rector and Woman Held
Slain by Mistake.
BODIES DECLARED ROBBED
Stories Fail to Piece To
gether, Say Officials.
TWO BOYS ARE GRILLED
Olrl fcurports onfrlon'' la
Part, but Position of Ito-ai
Is Explained by No One.
Mr rii -. hot i.r.tnr.n
(fr 'hh-a Tribune L4 'lra
Her are tome points In tha
Hall-Mills murder mystery
not explained by the reported
Why was th throat of M'
Mills cut" If th shooting was
a of mistaken Identity?
Why wss lh clothing sr.
rnnged so rarsfwllr. and who
scattered th Inrrlmlnstleg
letters over lh bodies?
How ws Mrs. Ml!!., a
woman of maturity, mistaken
for a alrl It yesrs eUT
What reason had ftchnelder
to plot lh murder of Prsrl
Hahmrr when lh pair appar
ently wer good friends th
Why should Hayes hava felt
bitter toward Pearl? No In
dlratlon that h even was
well acquainted ha been
If th killing waa th re
sult of mlatakea Identity,
who took th gold tc
worn by Ir. Hsll?
NKW BRUNSWICK. V. J . Oct. .
(By th Associated I'res. '1f
ford Hsyea. a youth of 1. was h:d
Incommunicado In th Komrt
county jail at 8omrvllls tonight on
a war:ant charging him with first
decree murder of th Rev. Kdward
Wheeler Hall and Mrs. Klennor Iteln
hardt Mills on Keplember It.
Rut If lh authorities who cud.
his arrest hsv any vldenc whl. h
would show a logical motlv for his
alleged activity, they csrefully wit h
The explanstlon of ftsmond
Schneider. S2. whoa accuatioa
caused Hay' arreat. waa thl It
was a cas of mistaken Identity.
Hiiii. h said, thought h waa
shooting- 15-)r-old l'erl Bahmer
and her etp-flhr. Nicholas !!
But lh only motlv h. sdsnr4
for th rsckless crlm ss a sort of
quixotism on Hayes' psrt a dea.-a
to right a supposed wrona don a
friend. Schneider, who. sithourh
married, admit he la In lov wlto
Mary I Un-tarvd Lie.
Hayes' retort was that Schneider
wss a "damned lisr." admitted
goln wllh Sc-hntider 10 th deserted
rhlilips farm, m hr lh bodies wer
found. In sesreh of fesrl and her
They heard ahols and scresmlna.
h said, and ran towrd th erb
appl tre. whenc lh shots md
to com, obaervin an sutomobi:
disappear s tnay ran.
Beneath th lr. h declared,
they found th minister and te
choir sxnger desd. snd, he sddsd.
Schneider bent down snd stol the
minister's wst h.
Tui Schneider hollr defiled dur.
Ing the long examination to whuh
th ou:hs r objected. K,-hni.
der. In turn, sccuned Hares of hsv.
lnc committed the thrfi.
On of th moat glaring dierree
anclcs In tichneldrr story Ms
assertion that nlthr he nor He
tou hed th bodi. except for th
filching of th wstch of which ba
It has been established by a be
lated autopsy that Mrs M ils' threat
was cut from car to ear, and her
head almost aaversd. hchncldsr
could not explain this.
raaltlwa t Tssa ftat :plald. '
Neither could h explain ho IHt
bodies cam to b Uid out rarfui:r.
aid by side, sa If far burial.
H was equally unaettefactory
to how th lov Utter written
Mra Mills to th mlnistsr cam 19
b acattared about th scn. or shi
had placed on of the ministers
cards ggalnat th ! of hi h,
as if to make aura of Idrnllfh all -a.
His story does ta,!y remarket.,
however, with th first stafemer.t
attributed to Mrs. Hail sfier is
murders wr discovered that ser
thory of th double slaying was
"mistaken Identity." This statement
later wss repudiated by Miee Hal
l'slera confidant of Mr. lii. ah
said th rector widow K.u d.lm-
gin no motlv. arer-t (.. i, .
that of robbery, for the mutdira
Although they openly ep .,
confidence that !h had ben
practically solv.d. th autboetfl,.
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