MISS STELLA SWOPE IN AUTO ACCIDENT.
Young Woman Says Her Car Was Traveling 50 Miles an Hour.
Miss Stella Swope, who lives at the St. Regis hotel with her mother, Mrs. Logan O. Swope, motored on Rockhill road with three friends yesterday afternoon and at Forty-sixth street collided with an automobile driven by W. N. Bauchus, Forty ninth street and Mission road. No one was injured.
Miss Swope said last night she was going at a high rate of speed when her roadster was struck by teh Bauchus car. She denied that her machine ran into his motor car. The Swope car skidded nearly fifty feet after the collision.
"Our automobile was damaged to the extent of $350, I believe," said Miss Swope. "I was going about fifty miles an hour and the little car came up from behind."
Miss Swope laughed as she said that she traveled fifty miles an hour. The police from No. 9 station reported teh affair, but did not say at what speed the two machines were going. A patrolman, H. C. Johns, who investigated the accident, said that Miss Swope was speeding. The damage to the Bauchus car amounted to $150.