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•m&^!?wmmfri^ji^':' Al FcatwM of Tlw Hempstead Inquirer jwlaf The Observer-Post ia This Paper Nassau County Review Amalgamated With the ROCKVILLE.CENTRE OBSERVER-POST AND HEMPSTEAD INQUIRER Observer-Post Hempstead ImiBirer m this Paper ComhiMd aad Better Umb Evw Official Paper, Village of Freeport FREEPORT, N. Y., FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1921 VoL XXIV, No. 6 CARMANPLANTJURYSPIITJTOS, P^m for Memorial to Freeport Service Men\^mm?mWm^m ARGUE08HOURSOVERCHARGES! '^^ ^t^/MI^' I FOR SEAMAN AVE IMPROVEMENT Former Detective Assistant to District Attor¬ ney Grilled in Final Chariife After Week, of Trial on Automobile Theft Complicity, Accusations Mineola, Feb. 4.—After deliberating untit'5 o'clock Wed¬ ne.sday morning: the .iury in the trial of Carman Plant, charged with con.Hpiracy and receiving .stolen good«, returned to Ju,stice Lazansky and reported they were unable to agree. It is said that they stood seven for conviction and five for acquittal. The nine hours the jurors considered what verdict they might render were turbulent onen if the di.sheveled appearance of the men themselves 1« any indication of what took place when they were left with the case. Jury Returns For .\ilvlce '*' ' WOMAN IS BURNED ' SAVINGJHILDREN Fire Started By Exploding Oil Stove Wrecks Part of Free- port House FroeiMjrt, Feb. 4.—.A. thrilling rescue of two children by their moihor was thi featuro of a Uro that i>ai'tliilly dos troyed a houiai; on Wostside aionuc oriposile ihtr South Shore Yacht Clul on Tuosdav evening, a Hltle after 1 o'clock. Mrs. Gnic.'> ConHtantino was the horoino of tho occasion. ¦ Sho was work ing downstairs whon she hoard fliimo ci'ac'kllng in tho upper part of thi houso whoro hiir two chfldren were i liaek to Iho court room for instruction, asleep, ono being III. She suecoodod Ir JUkHco l.,aMinsky retired to the Juilgo's chamliers in tho loiirt house to await !l iio;<slb!e veiilli't after he lisil sent the Jurors to thoir room to rtollberato. Ifn rotunjni'd tlioro until an hour lioforo dawn today when tho Jur¬ ors reported ihoy woio lioiH»lessly iit variance and had oihiiustod every chnnc" of agreoiiig on a \oi'di(l. Thoy iiad lotliod soon aflor R o'elock. Aliout 10 o'eUxik thoy rottiriiod lo ask tlip Court for iiiHtructlons in relaiion to atmo plias>:'S of tho oase. Ij'i-om that lime on dlsi'USHion was coutiiitious until Iho final ifpoi-t to tho (."ourl. Tuesday's so.-islon of the trial of Plant bruught Burpi'Iso, for ll wns I hon that tho dofcnso" put in Its IiohI efforts. To tho layman it appeared tho Htato'.-i caFC , was falling Ilko a houio of cards. Ex|ie<-t .Innthrr Trial At ono tinM during tho night it Is *ftlil tnat thiVJury stood 10 to C for oonvlollon and Ihal Vvheii Ihoy camo Refuse to Back Effort of McWhinney to Have '^ Pipe-Line Route Favored in Assembly--4n- - sist on State's Pledge Beins: Kent 1 Mineola, Feb. 4.—The Na.ssau Siipervisor.s on Monday ; adopted a resolution which put them on record .squarely as in I favor of the Seaman avenue'-Lakeview road a.s a state highway j and directed t+iat a copy of the resolution be forwarded to the ; A.ssemblymen from this county, at Albany .-t.s well as lo other legislators on the .state highways committees. This re.solution was lathered by ('hairman Hiram R. Smith and received the unanimous vote of the members in spite of u long harangue again.st it by .\s.semblyman Thomas .\. McWhin¬ ney, who declared hinisell' for the measure that propo.ses a boulevard ovei' the route of the present New York City pipe¬ line. I'lodgnl Route llie Besl Chairman Smitn held thai construe at which tlmo tosllmoiiy of O'.Nelll and IIolTmaii relative to tho alleged delivery of tho Buiek i-ar to Plant at Lynbrook was read to ihem, others wero 'won over to the side thai vood for nofiiiittal. Dlsfi'kt .Vttorney "Weeks is ouotod fts saying that ho jvlli bring Plant to trial again at Iho March lorm of court and that the trials of Aubrey Pettit, "Indlctwl for roeolvhig stolon goods jind fon.splrncy, and .Salvaioro Salerno, In¬ dicted charged with rocelving .stoloii goods will follow. Juslice Fabor is oxp-H'tod to sit dur¬ ing tho Maroh torm of court. So koou an interest did 'nian.v resi¬ dents of the , county show that they waited all night in tho corridors of tho Court Houso to hoar the verdict when It wa» brought in. Wltneswos called proved a jx-rfocl alibi tor Plant if their testimony were taken at Its face value, for nt tho time the state had contended he was In com¬ pany with O'Neill and Hoffmnn, self- confossed dealers in stolon automobiles, these now witnesses swore ho was wtth them. Each witness seemed fali'ly woll Jcoirolioratod. Tho caso closed about 2 o'clock Tues¬ day after having liooa on trial slnoe Jfondav of last wook. A gront mass llf testimony luul IsH-n taken. Attorney Gciirge .M. Levy who with carrying them out but was .oeverely burned In tho attempt. Prompt arrival of Ihe flroinon pre vented the flames from- reuehlng th< lower part of the house, but the uppei story was eonsUlornbly dam;igH»l. Mrs. ("'on.slanllne mas atteiulod by Dr liordoii Lindsay who treated her hums GRAPPLES AT 3 A. M. WITH BUNDLE LUGGER, SUPPOSEDLY nREBUG l.ieo FIshol and Potfr S. Pock has been looking after I'lant's lutoroKls, shortly tl.iresftor began his summation of th« caso for tho del'onso. Ho presented a startling Ofrtay of fact*, from tho evi donco t.aken. In a truly wondetful man nor. yet there was hardly tho flicker of an eyelash from tlie twelve men who had sat through all of tho trial. Thoy seemed keenly Interested In every won but thoy masked their expre.^ialons com plotely. Dlatriet Attorney Charles R. Weeks, who with Assistant District Attornoy Woods and Assistant DLstrlct Attornoy Edwards havo prosecuted tke casr against I^lant, made a masterly sum¬ mation for tho Htato. On his own ground, although it might appear that the latler days of the trial saw his ca.«c going against him, Mr. Wooks was ni»ver better in his review of all thr evldoHco that wont to make up the State's enso against tho ai'cusod former (Contlnuoil ou page 3). .Mineola. ^""01). 4.—.\ man r,u.«;|V^t''-d of bot|ig a firebug for tho purposo of hiding a robl)er>' w.as an-osted Iu I'la'i dome by «.''ounty Dotoctivo Ferdinand MIll*»r oiv, Tuesday. ' Attornoy R. M. Strong eiicjuiiterod tho man, whom ho saw coming from the direction of a blazing ro.iidenco, grappled with him, suci'umbcd to a punch in tho noso and lost tho pi'lsoner. Later a. man answering tho description in..'' arrested. Soniotime after .¦!..10 n. m.. Jlr. .Strong w;is aroiisod by tho iiro alarm. I'artly dressoil ho ran across tho flolds toward the homo of William Bright, then in flames. En route to tho socno of the 4ro -Mr. Strong rhet a stranger hurry¬ ing with m largo bundle tied In bed li'iieq. The attornVy," wnaller than hi." ndvcrsary, elinil.cd with the man Pml tried to hold him, but the fellow assault- .;i! his laptor and Iroke away. Tho house w.'is destroyed. DONT WANT COMMISSION FORM OF GOVERNMENT IN NASSAU Supervisors Fail to Take Action on Bill Before House illneoia. Fob. 4.—Tl " lull calling for ? » twmmisslon form of government for f Westchester and Nai-'*au Counties Is -again before the legl; latom In session at Albany, a<^i''>t'dlnK >o announcement by County Attorney IlcKnighl to the :.'Bbard of Supervisors here today. This hill provklos for tho obllUon of i tho Board of SuporviNors ip both th*» loountleB named and will pormlt tho I county olllcials elected to take over tho duties of vni-louM town offlcera. In abort It provkU'H for the commission form of iTt)vernm<»nt for counties. The measure re<iulroN a oonstltutlonal (unendmoiit and was adoptrd last year. To Iiecume effective It muct be iiaaof^ In tlio original form ihln year and go to a referondum vote of the wbcilp people next fall. It i» now proposed to amend the bill to lifive out tlio part relating to Xiuisau County and that ^OUld moan that It wouM lie two moro yearn liefore it coukt>0o to a voto. Xo action was taken by the board tilthnugh SaiMMvlsor Doughty sakl l»« coiikl not see no naaoii why tho poopio 'ioouldn't say how thoy wootad to bo K^vernetl. Mr. McKnlght said bo wad opposed to suoh legislation a* a gaaatai thing bocause he did not deeva It proper to [.make a ennstttutiou and tlion ottaok It meal or rut It down to nt th* llayvillo Bridge Progress John R. Si^ollman reportWI on the BayvUlo bridge jvbleli moans, says County Englnoftr Slarks, that tlw pre¬ liminary plans havo been approvo<l by state and federal authorities aud the Suporvlsors ao that a contract can be let. The annual report of County Engin¬ eer Stark.i for the last yoar was recelv- evl and ordered filed. ,V resolution provlUlng for o eonti-act with Crampton Bros, to construct a drainage system In CHitter Mtil Road, Oroa^Xeck. was adopted. Bonds for tho first National Bank, of Rot>kvllIo Centre, nnd tho Bank of Lttwreiico, aa deposltoiles for tho coun¬ ty. In the sum of $60,000 each were approved. .Hore Front Rtreet IlelO)- "Tho State Highways Commission •ent formal notice that the cost for improving Front street, Hompstead had boon cut .from $85,S0(, lo $53.$00 and askod that formal action bo taken on this notice. When Suiiervlsor l>oughty announc¬ ed that the state dopartment knew nothing would bo dono from state moneys on Front stroot this year no aetlon WIUI taken. Won't Po; to Restore TroUey The Fort "lA'aahtngtoii Taxpayers i A.^oclation .iient a communication say-1 Ing they were opposed to the rehablUta- j tlon of tho New Tork anU North Shore j Traction company Uso «ith the tax. i poyeru' money. They demanded thatj the Suporvtaors remo>'« the pole* and | lines of the comparo- on tho ground j that they aro p menace to Ufe and i limb. HKMAY WIDENING APPROVED BY STATE Valley SHream-MoDtauk Road Gets Favorable Start—BirdsaU Jackson Resigns Hompstoail, Feb. 4.—Tho Town Board 111 Tuesday rooolvod from the State Highway (^omnil|wlon formal notifica¬ tion that tho plan to widen the Valley Stream-Montauk highway was approv- ".d, as well as tho resolution providing for payment of additional lOst of the road, which is a. town charge. Birdsall Jackson, In charge of town waterways, who has done mueh work In that regard, sent a letter saying he was eompolled to relinquish tlio work by stress of other matters. Chairman .Smith will take up with Mr. Jackson the mntter of having chan¬ nel buoys jilncod and othor unfinished matters esrriod out. Tho Public Sorvlce Commission notl- flod. tho board of a hearing Saturday morning in Now Vork on tho mattor of a flagman for a grade cri>sslng In Mor¬ riek and dlsoontJnuancp of flagmen af two places on Long Ikytch road after certain hours. Chairman Smilh and Justlco Southard will reprnsent tho town at thfl hearing since It Is hold thnt somo of those men are tnOst c'^.-wn- tial to tho public .safoty. BALDWIN LIBRARY ACQUIRES SITE Woman's Advance ChA Pnrcliases Property at "Five Corners" —Deal Pleases Gtizens Baldwin. Feb. 4.—Charles S. Luorr.seu of Grand avenue, teal estate dealer, luis rJoeed a most Important deal and lui- nounces the sale of property to tho Woman's .\dvaiico Clrjb of Baldwin. Thu site will be used for the Baldwin IJbrary, and Is situated ou one of the "Uve cornei-s" at Baldwin. There Is frontage on M«rrli*k road Grand avenue nnd foxhurat road. The site has been a mattor of talk for some tlmo among cUIeoiim of Baldwin who hall tho aniul.ition of the yalualile property by the Wonuin's Advance Club with pleasure. Tbe site will bo an addod advertising feature for the v^illago, as pC'OPlo oOmln^ from the city, from Ijong Bein'h, and from the east will have a gooit View' of tbe buUding. Kred Scliwarts. O'wner of the property haa received a \*ote of thanks fi^om Baldwlnitee for the elvio spirit he dis¬ played In conswnting to the ti-ansf«r Further iHvelopmants In the mattar will Im mado public as soon as ponrible. FREEPORT LIBRARY i ASSUMING SHAPE Plans Complete For Structure 0n| Merrick Road—Honor Roll | To Be On Tablet Freoport, Fob. 4.—Doflnite plans for tho Fi'eeport Memorial Library have roachod a jioint whore the general |iub- Ic is able lo becomo aciiuainted witli tho facts concerning the structuro that will Is; built as a tnomorlal to the sons of Fi'ooport who .served in wartime. The fuel thai anothor comniunity on l.,oiig Island has just failed lo erect ft me- liiorial library makes the success of Frdoport all tho more a .source of pride. Tho building Is to bt- eieetod at Mer¬ rick- road and Ocean avenue. It will face Merrick road and will bo sot in tho centro of tho plot which has 187 feet frontage on Merrick road tind 150 foet on O<;oan avenue. Tho grounds, laid out as ii park will afford shady seals for hot summer days. Tho main reading room directly off tho vestibule will lie abcut 41 by L'ti. atid 'ill foot high. Directly opposite tho eu. trance will ho a tablet bearing tho names of tho mwi who died in servlco and .al each ond of liho room will be a largo fireplace. *"'\ fn tho cenlro of tho colling will bo a large glass panel to distribute tho day- llRhl over tho reading tables. 11 is planned to h.ivo this ."lamo panel dis¬ tribute artificial light in tho evening. Book racks will lie mado to .acoommo- i date fifteen hundred volumes with space ] for moro w.hon needed. The librarian's ! counter and offieo will bf Just off the leading room on tho main fliKir. ^ Tho exterior of tbo building will be ' decorated with sculptural designs of i soldiers and sailors .and will boar the , names of various battle grounds. The figures will l>o prominent so thai imss- I ersby will have no diflicuUy in i-i*<-;og- ni/ing tho fact that the building is a ino- inorlal to .lorvice mon. ¦ ' OPERA SCORE STOLEN; COMPOSER COMPLAINS OF UCK OF POUCE AID Hempstead, Feb. I. - f'hi'lsti;ean Krieiis. founder and conductor of tl.'.' Krion.s Symphony Club, whese re.^Kleneo is on Belmont Parkwaj'. returned to hi.« homo .Monday anil found that diiiiiig hls absence in New Vork his house had l>oon ran.<»ackod by burglars. Much valuable pi'ojiorly was taken; llo com- muiileatod with the local polico, but .is it was outside the village, thoy had j nothing to do with It. so ho coin- i inuiiieatod wiih tho districi attorm-y's | office, ... j Tho loss IncludoH sovoral vIoUiim, ; money, sllvei-ware, and u mo«t x-nliiablo ¦ opora .';eoi'0 of .Mr. KileiKjl'. In :i leth;r i to this panor. ho sny.s: I "Tho Hompstead iiollco crH this out i of their domain, ,'inil would not give] mo aiiy hol|i. and 1 think by giving j this lu'.blicitv it might be possible to I ti-ai-o somo of tho stolen Hrtlcle.". It I MDLGANNON WIU QUIT POST OFFICE ATHEMPSTEAD Postmaster's Resignation Takes Effect With Change of Federal Administration WILL ENTER pWaTE BUSINESS Has Served in I'resi ul (apaeil,^ Since 1911 and Hns Done ."VIucli in K.v- tondbig and Iiiipriiviiig Lucal .Mail Servlco—Hud CuiiiiM .Vllaclioil ,n Iloiiip.<iteail llflleo, .Making i) Fir'^l- t'lasH Ilemiistoail. Fell. .4.—Postmaster Francis J. IVIulgaunou of Hompstoad has tendcrod his losignalion ;is iiostma.-;!'' to tako effoet March J, whieh will In practically the time ol" t.lao change o' udmlnistralloii In W.ijihlngion. Tie may ciU attention to the necessity of j loi-m for which he was apiiolnud doe.- tho inhabli.int.'' of that section havlnr not expire until tietobor. 1922. In nl no police protection being Inconioriied i jirobability Mr. .Mulgannon will be su.' ill tho villago limits, if nocossfiry. a.s j ceodod by Alfred It. Voln:ht. .living in such an unprotecled way wou!i\ Mr. .Mulgannon will eiiK.i.ue In ili; not be nn incentive to people making : insuranco and loan business in -N'ev their homes HempRtoad. FLEISCHER RESIGNS SECRETARYSHIP OF NASSAU ASSOCN 1<li4 Vork. wilh olllco al 'to (^liamb'TS . Ml'. .Mulgannon wa.^^ .ippoinied j mn;jtor of Hompsload on .March 1 [ .Ttid has dono much lo improve am! ! oxtoiid tho postal service iu Hompstead. j Although he is a Democrat In polllics I mombors of all parties agree thut he 1 has made a first class posimaster. ;.l i v.'ay.'J working for the Intensts oi" the 1 villago. He hss eonslsieiitly liop' IioUtlcH from the from tho admlni.Hlia j Ilon of th»" iiost office. • 11. 1 Whon the aviufion fields and Camp Is Succeeded by Major Olmstead: ^uis were, ostahushcd at the ouiiuenk . J I I M L ' "*" ^^'^ war, Mr. Mulgannon made a Ilnlii —Agreed Last NoTember tor dosiguatiou of n.tnpst.^id as ihc imst offieo for th,- lleldM. He woe \^il^ the result that the local ollico \.ai. pil' in tho rank of first class, lu doing so As to Change GIRL STARVING, FEET FROZEN, INHEMPSTEAD Taken in Charge by S. P. C. C. ] and Sent to Hospital, One of! Most Pitiful Cases Agent Chap- \ man Has Seen—Parents Who Let Her Go to the Streets Willi Be Investigated Mineola, Feb- •».—Hor feel frozen. ' starvlr|g, dirty and unkempt, a fiftoen- yuar-old girl was arrested In this village Tuesday for hor own proio».'tlon. She wns wandering about rhe strofts when the polk* first saw her. She was unmolested for a time. Preston B. Chapman, offirer of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, wis apprised of her pres¬ ence and took h'^r In custody. Her case is ono of thn most pitiful that has eomo to the attention of the authorities for a long time, said the officer. Ho marveled that, with so many people Woll-fed clothed and warm, such poverty and misery could be con¬ tained m one small body, a, girl, oven now, despite hor precocity, but aa iiv fant. ' Justice Seabury committed her to the care of the soclitty. She la under treat¬ ment at the Kings Oouiity Hospital. , Her namo Is withhold, because Mr. Chapman says the noclety (is a uo de¬ sire to brand her on^ca bar foot stops are again directed In the rlg'nt path. Hor bome village In tiot divulged for the same reaaon, but ou Inveatiga¬ tion wiu b« mads of tha home that perroittod her lo bocor.iio n wotnan ol the .Miiiooln. Fob. "'^.—.lohn N. I'-leis.her, i''.'' HhoiUdi rod a who Jia« been holding over as exocutlvo seirotary of tho Xas.'siu County Asso- clatloii, by agreement Willi Prosidont T, Pratt, who tqok office in .Vo. John vomber. 1»20, has resigned tho position and will Iio suecoodod by Major Frederic Olmstoad of Hempstead, .Mr. Fleiiiehor is now Instructing Ma¬ jor Olmsleiid in tho details of the offlcc, and a,H soon as Mi'. ("Ilmstoad fi>oIs hi! Is familiar enough, Mr. Fleischer will wver connections as .socrftary. Ho proposes to contintip his aetlvitlos in ^,•l--l abouii! .if midl- roHpouMlbllity for blm- extra leiiiiineiallon. i» emiiloyii's got the sabi.iir.4 paid in llrst tlonal work and self, without thougli tho offli bonofil of larger class offlces. Tho Hempstead Hepubllcan Dl«tiicl Committeo Tuesday evening and en¬ dorsed Alfrod H. A'oigt for poslmasti-r. It is tiiidorstood thero worv 7 pie*'Ul and aeliou was unanlmouH. Mr. Voigl has lioea a Hempstead roTitdont many yearr. Ho has botm manager for s. I.lebman's Sons and has dealt in automobllo accii'ssorks. Ho Nns,wu County, and will retain his ro- | is vrry wd.' known ami highly r<'ganl-.J lallonship as a member of tho assocln- ¦ .',' , , .-,, ... *¦ . i . .. MallKirne 0. Hktihtiuro JIajor Olinstoad s appointmi^ut has | boon sanotlonod by tho Board of Dii-ec-1 Hempstead. - Malborne C. Skidmoro, ici's of the uKSoclalioii. Ho Is an elec-1 * former rortldoni of Hmipsuod, died irical engineer, gnidtialcd fi-om Pratt ^<''"¦'^' Monday morning at his homo. Institute in 1910. Ho Iws served long I ^''' ^'^ W'ashlngton avenue, Brooklyn. as engineer for the N. Y. Telephone ("!ompnny. I>urlng the war he ent^Ked norvloo as second lieutenant w^th tho Signal Corpe. and was dlsi'harged as cjiptain. Ho has slnco boon notified of promotion lo mtijor. Mr. 'FleliK-her explained tho length of tlmo Intervening betwf^n tho eloc- tlon of Mr. Pratt to the presidonoy and his resignation as duo to an agroomont botwoien Mr. Prcit and hlmsolf, thai ho should remain u.ntll Mi*. Piatt had obta'ned the ttervlt-^H of a man "aith whom lie felt ho could work iti close co-operatiou. Whore ho had resided many yuiu's. Dealh was due to tho offw-ts of a par¬ alytic stroke, from which bo had i.ome- whal rt'covorod. Mr. Skidinore was ihe son of .lohn W. ard Uuth Skldmoro who at one tlmo reskloil on Franklin Htreet, Hempatoad. . Ho U survlvod by his widow, a son f.«i'tn of Brooklyn and three grandchildren. Ho also leaves a slsiei-, Mrs. Emma M, Snilth ol 73 Greenwich street, Hempsteud. ! M'ideawalirs to (Hre Dance I Fre«port. Feb. 4.—WIdeuwuko Eii- Klno Co.. whosei mombori; modo«tly m'.. ¦^—^ m't they're the'most wliHy knowli vol streets and a vagrant ut 16 yrars. untoer fln^niun in Ihe World, are arraiig Sho must remain In hospital »omeM"K <'"'" » •'uchre and dniie.-, t-i b- in id Ume. and then a propw homo will l,« "" Fcbruao II. found for hor. Sho Is .Vmoricsn '^'•'" *— ' , , ^i tk Polish parents. j utfti-r^^atttur She hail been mIsWng since January ^^ nr..>/;ti.ni» 1 16. All thot tlmo she had never once I Sl.*^~*I;.,?f'»»«»»S »•'««''• far ami i thrmt anil Slept in a bed. When idglit overtook hor • u nqstoMi she slept In a barn, garage, or in the lioek of' "night hawk" Xniiiit, or lb any place where shi' cOuId find Hheltor. Kxpo«»ed to tho tnost severe wofiher of thn winter, sIm waa eo poorly ebod and I so thinly clad that It l(i amoalng that 1 ulWi survived. That eh* differed' from j frooen feet |« |Bailr u(v>)«rsto$>d, «a}ii| Mr, Chapman. ^ , | When arrastad tbd obuld hardly nt- call wh«n >>he had hnd h»»r last meal. 1 i<m«iU'.i». Utiat utmtranitni. tti nrcllii^. A •landbr a*i In •»«rr hMM. 0«t a b»ltl« •! drtim aiara~Ad* WANTBD—FEMALE COMPETENT BOOKKEEPER. TO TAKE CHAMOB OF OFFICE WOllK. , MtrST BE niMILI.VR WITH notiBLE jSNinr. typist. NOT XIX:E8flA»Tf.T STENOG¬ RAPHER. LNQtn RE !-¦*•'FER.SQN" OBSBR^'ETt OFFICE ROCKVILLE CENTRE, L. I lion of tho .^'pHmnii Avcnueljikoviow I'oiile for the new highways was one thai li.'id lioen promised the iieoplo, that it would do tile greatest good (o tlio gi'Oiitesl numlior at latu tout to the couiuy and that to suhstliuto any other route for it ihls yoar would Jooiiarrtlxe Iho road building in th,- eeuiily. He also conlondeil tiiai lo accept, in lieu of this road, ihe possible conslrue¬ tion Ol" ;i I'oail over the pli>o lino would be foolishness .-¦ini'O Ihe pipe Hue iiijnl rested on what the <il.v of New Voil; may finally do In the matter, timt i'll\ having ll) give tho easemeni for llie load ovor the route it owns, .Mi-Whliiiioy For llir Tipf Une .\«seinl)lyin.iii McWhinney lalkod at length and ovliaiLstively. Whllo b.o diiln't have much of fact to pri-sont to the Board iio had plcni\' of words. Ho insisted that ho was for fhe pl|K> line pi'ojeel, a thing that WiiS near to his iiearl and a thing lu which he had jiiii much thought. Ho had never thoughl. ho said, thnt any bill of his calling for a road filouK tho pl)K' lino would mo.iu tlio eliniliiu. tlon 111" the vvholM road building pro¬ gram ill Iho couuly. llo had not known about the Howloil bill, which provides for tho pliio lino boulevard, until it was prescTitod, although he .'i.«siii'od his hearers that miu h a projoet was near eirt his 'heart, Jle dcclared^halfigw-mbei's of Assom bly Were lu'eparoiCjfri pass a bill im mattor what the gt/rHi-vlsors aud tin Nassau County folk wanted, but he pleaded with tho SuiK'rvisora not lo go on record as in favor of any other nnito. Chairmun Smith polnled out to him that iho Assembly Commliieo luul said Nassau could lisvo tlio pifs' lino roule or the Soamau Aveiiiie ljs.kevlow route. The resolution called for tho latter routo. Mr. McWhinni-y .<iid this is tho chanco of a llfftimo lo do eonslruclivi' work. Ihal the chaiuo may never lie .so favorable again, thai he had, at great fM^rsoiial saerlfieo- ifl.'.OO a year sacri- Iill- for it cosLs him »:1.000 anntinlly wliik> bis salary Is Jl'inil—ploailed 111'' cause of his couniy at Albany, lb' wunti'd to see this pijii lino ii-md built, Iletrnuinod li> Kurco iloulovani Ho declared lrf> w.-.s going to bring about llio pliiolino boulevard if pos- sibki and thai ho would put iu a bill making it mandatory on the cily lo give the right of wa,\ fm the roiid. lb- saw it as tho solution of tho liiUlic con. gosllon on Merriek mnil, lie said lie would try to aim nd the bill so tliiii Highways Coimnissionr-i Slssoii could gay wholhor tho S<>>unan .\vonuo.ijike view route or tho pipelino routo should Im- designated as tin- highway to In built. Then ho was .going to use iiit- Influence to got tl)o roulo tho iie-jple wanted. Chairman .Smith naid that If .Mr. M- "Wtilnnoy proiiosed such an amoudmont then iho resolution boforo tho bofjril was Just thn thing lo fortify him. Kemember HherMan Boulevard "We spent $100,000," said the Chaii man, "Improving Sliorldan boulevard on th<? representation of .Sow York thm tt would i'T.provo the part In that cit.\ and Ihej' have never dono a thin;: about it. If you bond vour en ergy to hating thom improve thnt way relieving the congostlon on .V«,r rick road. Supervisor I'alntor askod If th© pi|>e lino routo did not parallol the Long Island Railroad and run a<lJacont to n for a long distanco. .Mr. M<;Whlnnov aaid It did not but County Eiiglni'ei Starka said tt did. Supervisor Doughty lield It ridiculous to attempt to got be4f»ti ^Iio j^eopl* for an oxpi'«««slon on tho bin that tho Assemblyman had aaid had lo be pass ed lioforo February 16 and asked Mr. McW^blnn«»y If his proposod amondmoni to the bill failed would ho tiike ihe BUggosllon of the Board that tbe 8o« man Avenue-lAkevlew roule wa^^ the ono wanted? Mr. JtcWhimio^' lefusod to accede t^' this request and launcheil Into anothiT long talk |or the pipeline routs. HeUdtlAfa Strong PMnt Gounty Attornoy McKnlght gavo tia- Aaasroblymaa a "tdoer" whan ba aaiceil tf tha .9tat« Hlchwa}-« 0«mw>twlnn«K '«i»tfr»t^d «-ltb tba obotoa et vara rriutfw to build, would tIfH selact th* i'<t on pag' S>. ,_
|Title||Nassau County Review 19210204|
|Title||Nassau County Review 19210204|
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FREEPORT, N. Y., FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1921
VoL XXIV, No. 6
CARMANPLANTJURYSPIITJTOS, P^m for Memorial to Freeport Service Men\^mm?mWm^m
ARGUE08HOURSOVERCHARGES! '^^ ^t^/MI^' I FOR SEAMAN AVE IMPROVEMENT
Former Detective Assistant to District Attor¬ ney Grilled in Final Chariife After Week, of Trial on Automobile Theft Complicity, Accusations
Mineola, Feb. 4.—After deliberating untit'5 o'clock Wed¬ ne.sday morning: the .iury in the trial of Carman Plant, charged with con.Hpiracy and receiving .stolen good«, returned to Ju,stice Lazansky and reported they were unable to agree. It is said that they stood seven for conviction and five for acquittal.
The nine hours the jurors considered what verdict they might render were turbulent onen if the di.sheveled appearance of the men themselves 1« any indication of what took place when they were left with the case.
Jury Returns For .\ilvlce '*' '
WOMAN IS BURNED ' SAVINGJHILDREN
Fire Started By Exploding Oil Stove Wrecks Part of Free- port House
FroeiMjrt, Feb. 4.—.A. thrilling rescue of two children by their moihor was thi featuro of a Uro that i>ai'tliilly dos troyed a houiai; on Wostside aionuc oriposile ihtr South Shore Yacht Clul on Tuosdav evening, a Hltle after 1 o'clock.
Mrs. Gnic.'> ConHtantino was the horoino of tho occasion. ¦ Sho was work ing downstairs whon she hoard fliimo ci'ac'kllng in tho upper part of thi houso whoro hiir two chfldren were i liaek to Iho court room for instruction, asleep, ono being III. She suecoodod Ir
JUkHco l.,aMinsky retired to the Juilgo's chamliers in tho loiirt house to await !l iio;