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VOL. LXI. NO. 21,677 DAILY.
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Co. The Nc York World).
NEW YORK,WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 1921.
Knlrrrd k Sfand-Clas Mailtr
r..t Ottler, Now York, N. T.
PRICE -THREE CENTS
GREAT CRUSH AT HEARING
ON GOV. MILLER'S TRACTION
MEASURES IN LEGISLATURE
New Plan to Regulate City's
Traction Little Short of.
Confiscation Is Urged.
PLEA FOR THE 6,000,000),
Governor Argues That Trac
tion in New York City Has
Been Political Football.
By Joseph S. Jordan.
Staff Correspondent of the Evening
AliUAXY. March U. With twenty
one cities on record na opposing tho
( Jovernor's traction measnro and nlno
in ta favor, following the session ot
iho New York State Conference ot
Mayors, and with a large delegation
from Now York City expressing
' hemselvoa Jn Its favor, the public
hearing on the measure opened In the'
AssemBly Chamber this afternoon.
Tho Chamber was packed as per
haps It never ha3 been before at any
hearing. Every available seat was
i.ccupted. The aisles and lohby wcro
jammed and tho galleries crowded.
Among the crowds were representa
tives of nearly every corporate in-
i terest in iNow Tbrl City, the lobby
which has been putting bills through
Khe legislature for years und. more
especially, tho lobby of the traction
Gov. Miller was "given tlio oppor
tunity of (shooting the first bolt and
availed himself of It, when tho dele
vatlon for the city called upon him.
JI "walloped" tlio Administration
and. mada an argumont in favor of
hW measure, which was bevoxal times
interrupted by applause.
Senator lllram .Tohuson was the
tlrst speaker to oppose the Governor's
plan and waa greeted with a groat
outbumt "f applause when he ap
peared in 'tlio centre aisle at the
ohauVber, ut the extreme edge of the
circle. Hack of him was displayed a
Milken banner with a map of Greater
Now York, bearing the legend:
Mayor Hylun was first presented
to tho gathering, and said that he
was not going fif say anything at
that time, but would give way to
A large delegation of men and
(Coiitinufd on Second Page.)
LAWSENS DD NOT
ADOPT MRS. FILER
Wont-in Now Making Sfaa"h for
rdlhcr Was Merely Brought
Up by 'Hi am.
(SifHi! (oTIik Kimlnc World.)
WATKIiTOUW. N. Y.. March 2. Mrs.
.lohn Jjvwn, u rook at the Home of
Mm. ldn U. Flower, 'So. 404 Hliornian
tftroet. to-day uniil Uiat Air"-- Amoi
Haiiedlct Kilor. wjw Is Roarchlng for her
'ither, wan brought l by her. Mrs.
ijuw-sen wild that she und '.Mr. Lawstm
ortk the ulilld .when two years old fom
i home iji I'rovwlence. It. I. after the
Heath of its ninthisr.
Noler.-il adoption ever took uUee, Uv..
nw ell djW. ihe took tho t'li l and j
i 'ouRlit tier up an lir own Twruiv-
ibl fvarf.HKn V und Ml Lwen j
uie to i atertown r'rniu hre via
irl went to Syrfuiifr and wi tin:'
tut three yeara trainirtB as iiui.
She tnaJTted Amos Benedict Ktiff lit
LEADER IN CONGRESS
WHO DIED TO-DAY
Oxygen Agnin Eniployvtl to Stimu
late Singer's Breathing His
"Enrico Caruso Is better to-day,"
said Dr. Francis J. Murray when he
came from the sinew's bedside rarJy
tills forenoon. .
"Tho drainage ot pus from tho ab
scess In his loft side at tho waist
yielded several ounces and brought
about a slight abatement of fever.
Mr. Caruso's continued, fever has
greatly worried the physicians at
tending him. But there has been a
change for tM! better sinew thu ib
scess was drained."
Tho following bulletin wus lusueij
by his physicians at noon:
"Mr. Caruso is greathy Improved.
His fever Is lower than It has been
for several "woeks. .
(Signed) "Krdmamu Bvans. Lam
bert. Stella, Uurray."
Oxygen Is again being employed to
day to stimulato Caruso's breathing.
Strikes Out Charge of Unnece&sary
Loss of Ufa on
mi iiuattl.i. LJtiy.
WASHINGTON. March " tlhaJireH
at neudlutii tacrlflco ot the Hvej of
American eoldlurs on ArpiisUcn Day
were stricken from a mib.cnmmltteo
roport lo-day by the House War In
vestigating CamiiUttc uftar three
llepreneiitatlve .rolinson. Srfotli Da
kota, author of Hie subrrommlltee re
port, fought to rclnle He ciuuge ond
when unmi.'i ("us lul rltanvtd li i oto
to imvc Die wa (of reooosi.ieiaUon
und final action lo-iruirow. (Jne lie
publican, niainber fif-h full ronmUttefi
- "iraji '(uuaai io-uy,
AFTER 26 YEARS OF
Veteran Ex-Speaker Succumbs
to Pleurisy Two Days
Before Term Expires.
WAS IN HIS 71 ST YEAR.
Famous Democratic Leader
Had Active Part in Carrying
Out Party's Policies.
WASHINGTON, March 3. Champ
Clark died here to-day at 2.10 P. M.,
in his sevonty-ftrpt year and within
two days of hla retlremont from tho
(louse of Representatives after a
service of twenty-six years.
Just 'before he lapsed Into final un
consciousness early to-day thos"t
his ibcdslde heard him whisper: "The
question Is on tho adoption of the
Death was duo- to an attack of
pleurisy and ti complication of dis
eases Incident to his advanced age.
Up to ten days ago however, when
bo developed a severe cold, Mr. Clark
had shared actively in proceedings
of the House as Democratic leader.
Immediately after the death of Mr.
Clark was announced, the housw le
ccssed for thirty minutes. Repre
sentative Ruoker, Democrat, Mis
souri, who mado the announcement,
said It was Mr. Clark's wish as ex
pressed through hla win, chat there
be no interruption of Congress la its
Immediately on reconvening, the
Houso adopted a resolution providing
for the payment to Mrs. Clark of a
year's salary, totaling about 11,000.
James Beauohamp Clark, Iniown
slnco childhood as "Cluunp" Clark of
Missouri, was born at Anderson, Ky..
.rarcli 7, 1850. ills father was un
itinerant JarJ of all trades whose
calling varied from acting In a spars a -Jy
settled country In the placo of law
courts as an arhitor of disputes,
tcoth-puller, tinker oC pots and
kettles, carpenter, housoouluter and
lay pnuehor. Hio mother died when
Champ Clark wan three years old and
his earliest recollection was that ut
being found un (her new mudo gravo
In a rainstorm by his father and a
searching party of neighbors.
A member of tho llousn of Kepre
sentatlven from Missouri forHwunty
sevfn years, Mr. Clark was twloe de
Tented after his first election In 1 3 9 :t ;
onco In 1895 nnd again In 1920. He
wus Speaker of tho Houso from 1111
fn bin public appearances Champ
Clark used a ruucaui utterance and
an awkward handling of hla great phy
sique tii) was C feet 1 Inch In height
und heavily built; his features were
massively imprun've and he let his
reddish hair grwf ng, sweeping tho
shock ncrosn hiu Zurehead over bin
right car. Un made himself accepted
as tho typical I'Iko County Mlssou
Behind these mannerisms he was a
well-grounded scholar; htj homrlj
(Coutlnued on Secoud Paeie.)
FRANCE WILL SIGN
PEACE WITH TURKS
LONDON, Murch 2 (Associated
T'rrss).- l'eace will be slgnel probably
to-morrow, but at any rate Tjeforo the
week end, .between Krnnce and the
Turkish Natlonallstf, it was learned
The lgntnr will take place In
Stand on East Front of Capitol
Where Harding Will Take Oath
if ..... ' ' irmtk k. s i
cene: in front
ID BY U.S.
ON PLEA OF GUILT
Fail- to Stamp Price on Back in
Violation of Internal
The first punlsthment meted out to
ticket speculator?, in cuusciiuenivi of
the campaign for therrrt'gulatioii by
'llio I'Jvenlng World wus Irapoact)
when Dvo men pleaded guiltv before
Judge Julius M. Mayer In the United
Suites District Court to-day to vio
lating the revenue law hv not Htamu-
Ing each ticket held bv'thum wiih
the price charged for It and the date
of aalo. The penalty t a fin of
from $10 to $100.
The defendants nlrndrd for lh
minimum tine, saying the niulsHlon of
tho stamp -was due to tho careless
ties?) of clerks, who neglected oixlers
palnsUklngly given to them by their
employers. Capt, John Kine, Assist
ant United States Attorney, asserted
that all of tho defendants had been
cautioned repeatedly und must have
I.eo Newman and DaviI 'i tv..
Held were fined $75 each, and Kills
Gordon, Abraham Jailer and iha
Sussman ?-5 each.
TAXES TO KNOCK OUT
AX.BANTT, March I. The veto by Gov.
Miller yeiterday of the Kearon -.Smith
Antl-Tlcket Spwulator Bill on the nound
It Is unconstitutional to fix by law the
price at which an thins shall he sold
will prompt tho introduction of a bill
to tax scalper out of business The
Governor Is ready to sltn a measure ef
this sort, as he has admitted this Is the
only way the ticket spoeulators can be
The Federal Government now tnes
speculators CO ixir cent, of all tn v
charto over a 50 cont advance ahovn
the box offlco prleo ot a theatre tlokt.
Tho Ktate. It U proixxed, shall also Im
pose a similar 50 per cent tax. In which
vent the entire nro.'lt of the speculator.
Latovo the 50 tet ent fen, fotjld ,!
Op CPITOt. BUIU3INO
Says He Is Guilty of "Serious
Impropriety" in the Base-,
WASHINGTON. Mnroh 2. Accept.
ance 'by l'odonil .Imlgo I, .nulls of 1 ho
position Supremo lt,i.eb.ill Arbi
trator wus eeiimired to-lay by the
House Judiciary Comnilttru In tveom
mondlng full luvestlgiitlon at the
next session of Congress of Impeach
ment charges madirby Representative
Welly, Democrat, Ohio.
The roport or tho sub-comtnltteo
was ndouted unanimously by the full
committee, although Chairman Vol
stead rfwerved the right to nle. a
The pub-committee, said the charges
ot Mr. Welty involved "the legal and
moral character of" Judgo LandWs
act in Hcooptlng employment as haBe-
ball arbltnitor at a salary of JiWOO
ii ve.ir and that it had found "that
said act of arce.pllng the employment
aroresald, If proved, la, In their opin
ion it leKt. Inconsistent with the full
and adequate iiorfoirnanwi of the
duty ot the tald Kunesaw MounUiln
IaudlB as a United Statt -District
Judge and that aald act would con
stitute a serious Impropriety on the
part ot said Judge." '
Tho report was slgneij by Repre
sentative Dyer, Republican, Mitwourl,
as Chairman; RepreFcntatlve Rus
ted, New Yoi'k; Uolse, low a, Repun
llcans, and Claid, Ohio, and Sumncrs,
Ropresentattyu Sumner aul in a
atAtemont that he regarded tne
charge us I" rhap the most tmpor
taut collateral propontlion which had
arisen wltn ngard t -he I''ederal
Judleiary Hintelhn nigunizutton of
tiik wortt.n Tit in. iii uiSAr.
Arufclt. IMntt: i World i lluiluml, Mil I'irl
lUil, N V Cy 'IrlnAvm Hnenn 4HO.
CtMi i ka tuMi an.1 inV .1 j nsJ
nwht. llwieT vrimi ui wmlMri' letrou for
CALLS FOR INQUIRY
i i "
300,000 STRIKERS FRENCH LONG RANRF RUNS d
Many Killed or Wounded
Former Russian Officers
Leading the Insurgents.
CRONSTADT IN REVOLT.
Garrison in Petrograd Reported'
to Have Handed Over
Arms to Rebels.
LONDON. March 2. Reports from
Russia, received this morning In
HoUlngfors, itnland, by way of
Roval, Ksthonlh, disclose' a situation
"which may result shortly In the
comploto overthrow of Soviet rule,"
say tho Central News llelslngfors
Reports "received' In offfclal 'British
circles to-day confirm despatches
telling of on anti-Soviet rislug In
Russia. Thuy state that tho situa
tion lu Riisslu 1m serious. The latest
ofTlclal news received, however, did
not Indicate that tho Soviet Govern
ment had lost control.
fighting is proceeding In many
parts of Russia, with Petrograd and
Moscow aa tho centres of tho revolu
tionary movements, the Central News
tho Orenburg plains, while Gen. An-
Thn fighting lu Pctxograd Is of
gigantic proportions', according to .the
reports, for 300,000 trlkers are de
clared to lie arrayed against the So
viet troops, whose oxnet number it Is
Impossible to estimate.
"It Is reliably roported," tho de
spatch says, "that very many have
been lulled or wounded on both sides
In stroet fighting, und that there has
boon considerable proierty damage.
The naval garrison at Kronstadt has
Joined tho robels.
"Reports of the revolution in Mos
cow nro inengre, ilouUtlesa owing tu
the consorshlp. One message Indi
cates that large num!birs of former
officers of the Russian Army are
leading tho insurgents ttyio.
"Jn I'etibgrad thu military cadets,
who have 'been among the moat re
liable supporters of Soviet lulo, suf
fered heavy casualties. Combined
forces ot lahoreru and marines, of
whom 100 woro former Bervtco men,
attacked the cadets, drove them
through tho strceta to the schools
and quickly overwhelmed them.
Tho surviving cadets only obtalued
xheilcr when Soviet reluforeemenU
were rushed up.
"Sanguinary lighting continues in
the sticets and also lu the neighbor
hood of l'etrograd. Tho garrison,
while not participating actively In
thv.ilghtlng, baa handed ovy all Its
anus and ammunitions to the rebolii.
The rebels am holding Vnsslly
Ostrov (a suburt of Petrograd) and
important residential quarters ot the
"In Bouthrast IMuwIa, Gen. Dutoff
(iuitl-llolnhuvlk leader of the Oren-
ourg Cansaok.i), with strong forces of
Cossacks 1a operating nuupowi fully lu
the Orenburg plains, while Gen. An
tonlov, who Is leading tho Insurgents
in the Cential. Southern und Volga
dtstricUi, has made a considerable ad
vance winch threatens to out off
communications with Caurtutla.
"Uad railway communications ure
handicapping both aides. The Geor
gian Government has ordered mobili
zation ot all able-lrodlod Mohamme
dans. vho are instructed to support
the I'hr istnuis defending the country.
"Trsterday Gen. Antonlor received
i a flight 'tit-ck at the hands of the
' Soviet forces and was obliged to rive
I up Mnrnov. In ihe evening, however,
i there was a great ae. oivslon 'o his.
ranks tf peaaantn and ruiulreds ot
deserters from the Sovii army. The
latest bulletin Is that Gen. Antonlor
Is preparing another offenslvw."
WPS I REPORT
NOW IN POSITION 10 SHELL
Advance- of English, French and
Belgian forces Accuse Uermans
of Bad Faith in Making Proposals,
i . -1
LONDON, March 2. Mr. Lloyd George consented to-day ,t
the employment of armed force against Germany, in the event
of her non-compliance with Allied derrdsfp reparation, to the
extent of the occupation of Mannheim, by British, French aria'1
Belgian troops and also of the Ruhr ports on the Rhine where coal
The British Premier hnd hitherto declared himself unwilling
to use such military measures. V
The French long range guns have already been advanced Jo",
a point where they will command
the Krupp plant.
The Allies have reached a complete agreement upon their answer W
CleMmnv on the rr-niraHnfi nntlnn
- J " . r... . .......
follow lirr failure o accept their terms, it wis learned to-night. . . L
t'i'he Germans offered tn mil "
SEIZED IN RAID
Dry Agents Pire.at Man, With
Shot Gun, Who Is Ciuard
.ing'Whibkey. Jlve hundred thous.ind dollars
worth of liquor was naked In an
abandoned runige at i.Vo. 9!S Uni
versity Avenue, the Bronx, by .federal
agents to-day In what they said wan
the biggest raid thut has taken place
In tho United states since prohibi
tion went Into effect. -
Tho agents were forced to fire threo
shots to gain entrance to the place,
and wben they got In thoy found a
man atandlng guard- with a nhotgun.
They subdued and nrreated him.
The liquor included 3,000 cat) and
twonty-flvo barrels of real old whis
keys 3W barrels of wine of vintages
that wore ran' even In pre-l'rohlbl-tlon
days, and a quantity of other
Vnns 'begnn removing the liquor to
a Fcdoral warehouso this afternoon,
and H wus believed tho task wovld
last all night and all day to-morrow.
Many Army Nominations Confirmed,
WASHINGTON. March 3. The
nomination of llrlg.-Gen. Frank Me
Inty to he Chief of Hie War Dept
ment Bureau of Insular Affair was
confirmed to-day by the iinnate In
oon seiMlon. The nominal Ions of
several hundred officer. Including
Majors l.l!iitcnmt iNihinoU anil
Colonels Iho were confirmed.
l-'urn Worth aT,IKin Stolen,
AnMhor bmalary in iif W'rst l:!:J
Stieet I'ollce Trecinct. nnk-h lat-b Mu
been a faverlt huntlnj; tround. s i-v-wnlfvl
lo-diiv riy Jteerlri sn.l 'Jiass.
furriers, No. .12S I.euo. Avenue, ho
said furs worrh 7,00O iwort tuuen Sun
day night from the iho at that addrvs.
A rar wladuw v forcijd.
IN BRONX GARAG
Chiefs, Consents to
the City of Essen, the home-of
jtwl nnnn ! mnh,,.n... tu.i ...ht-,,
HIIU u.ii Hit IIMl WHI
17,100,000.000 &nd usked tho AllleA";
to Jeud th money with which taJT-'
pay It. The Allies had demanded
the, payuvant of 8,000,000,000 anJwJ
13 per cent, on tho German e3
ITie lastruotlons given" ihy the heaS?.
of tho Allied delegations to th cotnj
mltteo were lu substance.
First The Allied Qovernmentia
decline to discuss proposals ail!
'vanced with evident bjd faith.
Secondly Germany slull be ren
minded of her various violations
of the Penc Tr,jl "W
-. . 'J - y ' J iZt
"Thirdly The German Govern-f. . J
nent shall be informed of immt-Vi
diste steps the Allies are daJ i
termined to take in beoinninn tofv 4
entorce the collection of Ger- M
Tho Allied lpreaentatlvcs met at'
Ht, Jaineb'a Pahico at noon to recotv
iiq ic(iun ui fcuo iniuuiry ana jur
dlcal experts who hud spent
morning drawing up'pluns for actio
against Oormany in case alio did
comply with the Allied terms.
After, deliberating for an hour ae
tho report of tho experts, the heal
of tho Allied delegations returned.
roport with certain suggesUoau'Whfd
will be incorporated la a redrofuJo
the document. It was announced t
exports would roaasrfmjle at 3 o'all
and that the Allied leaders wo(i
ugaln go Into session at C V. M."
MAY TAKE OVER CUSTOMS '
.The German customs in tho
pled territory would be taken VW
an tho first atop in forcing thepaj
ment of Germany's obligations, shclli
that prove necessary, undop
being drawn to-day toy a com
ot the Supreme Counoil.
The Germans to-day were, me,
mirrkliiT time, awaltlnir the sumn
of tho Allies to hear the deoUlfirt
the German proposals. The raeup
of yesterdaVs conference had be
communicated to Iieilln by tho G
man delegates, but up to this aftf
noon they had receled no now
struotlons from their Governmoil
British newspapers were unanla
to-day ,n deelaring the Gernvux.
of the equivalent of 7,50y,W
!.- - . tit,,