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But Not Dull
But Not Radical
To-day and lo-morrow, falr
NEW-YORK. TUESDAY, JULY 23, 1912-FOURTEEN PAGES.
l>U \i '17 1\W i -IVVT I" CUf ot Xew York. Jeraey Cltyaiad Hobokea.
I ItlL/Hl i).\hi l fciA 1 Kl.fcKWHKKB TWO CKNTg.
?Build! Build Untiringly!"
Says Churchill, Asking More
Millions for Ships in the
House of Commons.
Programme Oalls for Five Bat
tleships Next Year and Four
in Each of the Followlng
London, July 2*-.?The speech ?-f
Winiton Bpt-ncer Churchill. Flrat Lorrt
of the Admlralty, in Introducing the
i-jpplementary naval approprlatlon of
ttOOO.000 in the Houae of Commons
tala afternoon. fully indoreed aa lt waa
by the Prlme Minlster, wlll causo
fraver conccrn to the country than
my warnings whlch have gone before,
Wlthout the leaat offensiveness, the
flrtt Lord of the Admiralty eketch-id
tbe "unprecedentcd" rise of the Ger
mon flfct, whlch he described aa "ex
In order to brlng home ito size to his
JjBirere. Mr. Churchill likened it to tho
great fleet whlch all gaw at Spithead
i short time ago. His text was,
"Boild! Build untiringly!" through suc
eearlve years, as the only means of
meeting the menace in the North Sei,
And, as if that wero not enough. Mr.
Churchill told tho House that if the
lnformatlon recelved by the Admlralty
that a Mediterranean power?meanlng
Austrla?was contemplating another
coniidorable naval programme proved
10 be true, "It will constitute a nav.il
fictor requirlng our prompt attention
md not ineluded in any forecast I
hno given of future naval construc
Mr. Balfoui. the former leader of tho
Oppositlon, wab prompt in his support
of the government programme. Those
who have listened to the speech of the
Pirit Lord." he said. * must now be
cenvlnced that there is no uae talking
about dropping our ship bulldlng. The
<ost of the navy muat increase aa long
aa ineane competltlon in ship buildln*
goes on eleewhere And. though mod
?rn peace 1? as expeneive as anclent
war. lt is much cheaper than morieru
Call to the Coiomaa.
a noiable feature of the deb?tie <*as
Premier Aequith'a call to tha doinln
iona to Join ln the defence at "our com?
mon heritage," hia remarks foTeshad
owing an early summonlng of tha
stateamen of the Belf-govern'.ng col>
nlea io -.articipate in determlning the
pollcy of the empire.
Mr. Churchill. ln openlng the dlscus
alon. B?.!d the direet cauee of the In?
crease ln expendlture on the Brltlsh
navy was to be found ln the new Oer
man navy law. the maln feature of
Whlch was the increase ln the etriklng
force of ahlps of all claasea. The ef
fect of tha new Oerman navy law
would. he sald, be that nearly four
fiftha of the entlre Oerman navy would
be meintalned ln full permanent com
nolaalon and inBtantly ready for war.
Tho First Lord continued:
"Such preparatlon is remarkable,
j*nd, aa far as I ara aware. flnde no ex
*>mple ln the previous practlce of mocl
??rn naval powers."
Mr, Churchill announced Ihe British
*hlp bulldlng programme for the next
flve years, eaylng that flve battleshlps
ware t? be conatructed next year and
four ln aach of the followlng yeara
Under the ne*** Oerman law, the
Flrst Lord of tho Admlralty sa'd, the
ijltlmate ecale of the Oerman fleet
would be 41 battleshipa, 20 large nr
mored crulsera, 40 Fmall crulsere and
smaller craft In proportlon. He added:
That will be an extremely formldable
fleet, and the only way to meet lt ln
by oool, ateady and roethodlceJ prepara
tlon, prolongcd over aucceaslwe years.
There la no use flinging money about on
tha Impulae of the moment The Btraln
which Great Brltalo wlll have to bear wlll
ba long and slow, and no ralief can be
galned by Impulalve or erratlc action.
Wb ahould learn from our Oerman nelgh
borB the way of the pollcy whloh matches
mawM-vlngly to Ita goal.
The BuppTementary eetimate te meet
C-oattnasd oa tblrd pan*. third
Thi$ Morning's News
Whltman Incrlmlnatee Police... I
Becker Sont Among the Ooata.1
Work SUrta on Jamalca Termlnal... 0
Estlmate of Achella Eatata Doubled.. 1
Coroner Remenda All Flve. 8
Paul Lent Newaboy I1S0. a
Young- Woman gtrangely Miaeing .. 8
Prokfuutlon of Milk Dealers Ordered.. 8
Morr Queens Oraft Chargea. 3
Jeromc Submlts Thaw Brlef. 14
haetvo Hurt ln Car Craeh. 14
Col. Wilaon Te!l? Why he Qult Tomba 14
Rallroade Reply to Engineers. 14
Butter and Egg Quotatlons Abandoned 0
Antl-Trust Bllla Drawn. 1
lllnasa Halts Darrow Trlal. ?
Alarmed Over Plague ln P->rto Rlco... a
Judge Hanford Reslgna.4
Oovernor Deneen Out for Taft. 4
Roosevelt Ylelds to "Compromlse". .. 4
Wllaon Off to Wrlte Speech. *
Oreat Brltaln Plans Larger Navy-1
Mfkado'a Condltion improves. 3
Maxlcana Rob and Klll Americans- 3
Soclety . ?
Theatrlcal . 7
Trlbune Fraeh Alr Work. 7
Bporu .a and ?
Plnanciel and Marlrets.10 and 11
Army and Navy. ia
?klppinc Nswb .M
Stanley Committee Agrees on
Three Radical Measures to
Put End to Restraint
SHIFT BURDEN OF PROOF
Provisions Meant to Wipe Out
Interlocking System of Di
rectoratee and to Oive
Private Citizens the
Right to Act.
'r-ror.. The TltlMUM Pureau.j
Wa_hlngton, July 22.?Thr.->o blllfl
embodylng revolutlonary proposal* I ?
amend the Sherman law and the In?
terstate commerce act were agreed on
late to-day by the majority member."
of the Stanley etcel investlgating com?
mittee. Ever;- form of restraiiit ot
trade ls covered bv the lcgi.slntion rco
omnicndcd. nnd the three measures afg
of such radical character that Confcrcs.s
ar.d the publl.- will have difrlculty ln
detcrminlng the order of their Impoi
tancc. Those blll?, ln brief. provjde:
That any corporation controlling 30
per cent of the output of any commod
ity hsndled in interstate commerce is
guilty of restraint of trade.
That no person who is engaged as a
member of a partnership, or as an offi
cer, director or employe of a corpora?
tion which manufacture*. or sells
etructural steel, railroad rails. csrs or
looomotives, or who is engaged in the
mining or .?elling of coal shall act as
an officer, director or employe of any
railroad company engaged in interstate
trafflc. This would end the interlock?
ing system of directorates.
That in ovory proceeding brought
against a corporation for alieged re?
straint of trade the burden of proof
shall be on the corporation and not on
the government or any other injured
party. As forecast in The Tribune.
Martin Littleton, a member of the com?
mittee, will not approve this section of
the bill to amend tne Sherman law.
Th?t the courts shall have authority
to fix the selling price of or.y article,
| if it is bhown in preliminary heanng
; that the corporation supplying the mar
j ket v. ith that article, whether raw or
j manufactured. has a monopoly. snd
j that the public is denied the opportu
j nity of unhampered purchase. It is
| provided that the court shall issue such
, on order "by iniunction or otherwise.
j as will 6ecure to ourchaser? or users of
! such article full opportunity to secure
. and use the ssme upon payment of a
j reatonable compensation, to be fixed
: by the court in such order. until some
J othe- adequate substitute for such ar
i tielo may be found."
That in the amended Sherman law |
the worda "reetraint of trade" mean
any restraint in any re*pect to any ex- I
| tent of trade or commerce amonq the^i
s?\eral states or M ith foreign nations.
Intervention Provided For.
That injured individuals and the sov
e'eign states shall have the power of 1
interventon in any suit brought against
a corporation charged with restraint of
trade. The Democratic bill proposes
that, in this respect, the Sherman law
shall be amended to read ai> follows, by
the addition of two aections?10 and 11:
Any per&on who shall t* Injured lo hls '
buslne.xs or property, or >-hall be t!ir<;ir
ened wlth Buch lnjury, by any person ot
corporation by rra.sun of anytnjng for
bldden or declared to oe unlawful bv thie
sct, may brlng eult ln MUlt/ ln any dr*
cu!t court of the Unlted ht;.te.? ln t?ie
dlstrlct ln whlch the dt.'cndant rewlile" or
ls foiT.il, to prevenl and r<-< traln vlol.i
tlons of thls act and for other appro*
wheaerer suit has been Inatltuted ander
Section 4 of thls aot ahe 91ierrr;_n acti,
any person who shall be injured in ,
buelnees or property, or threatened wlth
such lnjury, by the- ge/OndantS !n hi i i
suit, or any of them. bjr reaeon of en>
thlnz forbidden or declared to be unlt.?v^
ful In thla act, uny etate of t'ne L'n'ter,
States mav at any tlme lntervene In .-aM
sult to protect hlf Inte.ests, or, if tlie iri
tervenor i* a HtiUe, the Interest of tbe
cltlcens of h i^h state. and any person
Injured, or any 8tate. inny, after ilnal ?]??
cree ln said suit, peiltlon h;. 1.1 eo'irt for
protectlon or redress In case of any '. la*
lation of -aid deoree, m.d tl ? court s-t'ali
have power to tako su<-b artlon as m y
be approprlate bi tbe premlaea
Whonerer ln any sult It shall appea?
that any romblnatlon v. as ent?rcd |nt<>,
exleted or *xlMn. whicn 1k In reatralni .r
trade, th? burden of proof to establleh thv
reaeonablen.#? of sneti reatralni ."hall be
upon tb? pnrtv who contends that '
reetraint is reaaonable.
The blll to amend the Sherman law
contains ten sections, and attaehed ls
a inemorandum whlch s<*ts forth in de
tall how the proposed umendment*
would safeguard the interests of the
states and the "independents" in cases
slrnilar to those brought against the
Standard ("'il Company and the Ameri?
can Tobacco Company. Hause C/hf
the tenth amendrnent proposed provldo.
that the court, after holding it defend
ant corporation guilty of restraint of
trade, "shall have Jurisdlctlon to make
such restraining orders or prohlhltions
as may he neceaaary to recreate cor
dltlons ln harmony with the law lnclud
nng prohlhltions of any acts. eonduct.
'mothods or devlces whlch are enumor
tated hereln as indicatlng tinreasonah!e
Widening Courts' Power.
The memorandum r^ferrlnr* to this
clause says: "This clause ls deslgnod
expressly to grant or eonflrm to the
court the powir whlch the drcult
judges ln the tobacco case falled 'o
recognlze or decllned to exorHBe
namely, the power to prohlblt ln tho
future on hehalf of the defenduntfi act_
whlch would tend to prevent the rer
toratlon or malntenam'e of comretl
ln refTcnce to the comprehenslve
blll to strcngtheri the Sherman law,
Chalrrnun .Stanley repudlnted to-nljrht
alieged <xtracts from the blll prtOted
ln a New Tork mornlnj? paper. A
comparlson of the publlshed blll and a
mcasure Introduced by Itepresentatlve
Lenroot ln Decemher laht dlsclOBed thnt
the context was identical. The blil
agreed to by the majority of the com?
mittee 1h quite dlHslmllar. ond t'halr
man Stanley aald, wlth some amua.^
lt seems In the dfslre to foreeaet Whal
the committee'- recominendatlori ror
rnatlaoe- ?? fewrth ooar. seieiilli roluma.
"SAM" PAUL (ON LEFT), "JACK" Sl'LLIVAN AND (LOWER PICTURE) "BRIDGIE
Coroner Feinberg decided a prima facie case had been made otjt against the two gamblers and remanded
them releasing Sullivan, the "King of Newsboys," in $100 bail as a material witness.
IS. ACHELIS ESTATE
As the Result of Surrogate's
Shrewdness State Will Col
lect $86,000 in Taxes.
HELD BONDS IN GERMANY
Merchant, It Now Appears.
Left $3,175,960.99, the Bulk
of Which Will Go to Six
Brothers and Sisters.
\ reappraiaal of lha .--t.it.- of rtioanai
Achc-iis. a mercbant, who <n<*d ln BVe
men. Qermany, Anni t, 1811, flled re -
terda\ *viTh t! ?? tr.-.ii-:.-r ta*c cletH ln
thn Surrogate's ufTlcr? 1>: W.iiia... I
Praeer, Deputy st.it-- ControHer, ra
suitt-d in ?.- ? ? ."ii; S tha eatlmated
va!u?- at .. 'l"ha Btata ? f New
Forfc aarill thi r< b) * ? elve ?* '?'*
amountlng approxlmately ;?> |tt,*<W, ..i
nearly twlce lha amounl prorlded ror
i.i tha orlglnal appralaement.
A.-ooniu.z t.. ihi- nen report, pre
pared hy Perclval )'. Naajle, appralaer,
the net trstat" of Thomaa Achella, who
v.as ona <jf th? beal knov n men In th*
drygooda dlatrict, aroonniad t.. IS,17e>
i'i... | fl .-'.'? i meiiy an ap?
pralaer of lha Btata Controller'a offlce
Aged th ? ralue of thla eetati i.
month- ago ;.t 11.180,161 .'.'.
Burroajati Kowler la malnlj reaponel
bl? f..r thta ni ? ;.ii about lha l
V|,,,r.'il>.- r.!*.il hls r .
whlch made Ii appear ti-.a; tchella'B
eatata mu conflned entlrel) lo thia
country, Burrofat* rler, gtancing
oeer the wlll, found certain expreaalona
thai led hlm lo l lleve aoma taxable
, ? could ' ?* found In ' *? rroanj,
Findi As:ets m Germany.
Tho rerull waa the diecorery in Or*
many ol atncka Bnd bonda belonging lo
th.- dead merchnnt ?rorth |l.Sla,7SSft
Thla amounl haa be* n added to lha
aaaete contained In tha orlglnal r..|..>rt.
Tha groaa eatata, reported byAppralaei
Bowera gs SLtSlael 77, haa been plaeed
bi $8,242,SH 'ii-. accordlng t?. tha repotl
of Appralaer Nasle
Th" Surrogjate rejected th* r.-port
jjr.-siiit.il by Bowera t*n<i dlrected thai
teetlmon) be taken *-ogur.ii!.iz personal
r-statf poaaeBaed by AcheUa at tho time
of M-, death, and held In Oermany.
Tha SurroK.it.' alao dtrected that addl
tlonal teatimony be tak?;i as tn th*
valuo of atock of Ihe Potdebard silk
Company. of Jeraey dty, and Preder
kk Vletor & Achella, two roncerna ln
which Achella waa heaylly lnterested.
Whlle Ihe '-xaniinutlon * oniliuted by
Appralaer Naajle brought oul no facta
that chnr*?***! the valu*; of Achells'B in?
terest.' ln those ooneerne, it v?as found,
however, that Achella bad Btored away
ln Btrongboaea in Oerman) securitie.s
valugd at $1.::]">.Tt*.". II, all tuxable uihI^
tho laws of thi* . late
Thes. aaettiitlea arere In the main
hiKh etaga Oerman and Bngllah insuea.
Amon-j theee were ordlnary hhares of
the Poreatal Land an<i Lumber Co* i.td.,
-.vhi.h ?rc ralued at M7LMSSt, and
profcrence Bharea of th.' same cor?
poratlon ralued at MM432M.
Among his M^M.-'.i were two h.in.lr**-i
*-:haie:, of Central Leather; two hun
dred Bharea of National Lead; two hun?
dred ghareg of \m*rl<an Car and IVmn
dry; one hundred aharea *>f American
BmelUng Bnd Reflning; f.mr hundred
aharea .>f Allla-Cnalmera Btock,
The merrhant'f will gave hia entlre
fortune to hia six iiro.ii.-rn and nister*.
except ?'?*.-.*34s, dlvlded among thirty
thrte Inatltutlona, cluba and n?>ci<-tie^
in Oermany, and $*..?>?>.. in a.idition to
each of hia nephewg.
Th*- dlBpoeltton ot th.- n'>i<iii.- eatata,
ralued at ll,0fS,Sl2ft, aa prorMed ror
nv th v ui. gave orae?elxth of th?*
reaidue t.> ca?h of th** followlng
brvthera and Bletera: iicorge AehHK
fSita Achella, John Achwla, Marie
A*-h<,l1?i Smi*H. Anni*- \< holla Vl?Mor
Bnd Julfa A'-h'-lia fiplea.
Whfn Jfeu ga to the f?untry tak? a hnt
tle Angoitura Blttera, '.vurld famoua tonlc.
MODEST PASTOR AIDS TAFT
Texas Clergyman Sends $50 fo'r
the President's Campaign Club
? Waahlngton, July ? At the Whlta
j Hauea to <i..\ ? |S0 MU ^-r i-r.-sulent
Taft'l . ntnpalKn fund araa rtcelve I
from g praacher ln Qahregton, who
"I rii..i thlnga ai:. n .11 .'? rel re..,-:,
haaven; th*>refore, i prefer my riame
DEAF MUTES GET CHURCH
lOift of $25,000 by Philadel
phian Provides One.
- ? ?'i The TrlMjnr |
i .. ;? i ... July .. Ground ?
!,<? brolcen oon for ? new church for
in thla elty Plana for tha
church and pariah houae are ..lnwst
completed The rhurch will br ? n t< I
fm tbi All Boula* Proteatanl Bplscopal
The purchaae haa been made through
the Epiacopal Commljelon on Work
; Among the Deaf, and was maila poe
! slble through the glft of I1S.0O0 by T,
? Broom Belflrld The congregatlon for?
merly e nrahli ped In ? small buiiding
I .it I'laiikiin gnd Brown streata, end la
i impoaed "f 150 deaf mutee.
, Pa_t and Present Linked in Chl?
cago Robbery Trial.
Chlcago, july 22.?An amulet fash
j loned of goM ln n far-off njcc** to ward
nf . -11 from a Pharnoh whose mummy
erumhled to duirt yeari ago Itok-d the
I p.-i t wlth the present to-day in tho
Cooh County Crlmlnal Court uh_n tho
' irial of John C Hartzell was begun.
Chkagp du*t holding Qnger prints of
| ihe man who sb.le tho amulet fr<>m n
leaac In ihe Haakell Muaauin ot the
Unlrarilty of Chlcago is depended on
to con\ict Rarttell, (rhoee flngcr merka,
the itate contend* agrea wlth ihe
Professors ..f EgTPtology are to te?
tify to the antlqulty nnd value of th.
LIGHTNING CURES WOMAN
Regained Consciousness to Find
Ringhamton. K. T., July 22. A new.i
Idlgpat-h recelved to-day from Har
1 ,. revnta Itateg that dUting a thunder- ;
...nn yeaterday llghtnlng ttrueh the
I grouPd near when- Mn. Polly Hnrper. ,
'.if that vlllage. was ntnnding, knockln<r
Iher u'ncons<l<>i'H. ?>ut f,n recvrlng nh*
J found that her chronlc rh-umatlsm had
When the-llghtnlng struck Mrs. Hur- j
rer recelved the full force of the elee-l
trk current through her body. After,
| T<< overlng consciousness she .suiYereJ !
I great weakneH*. ?-..t her rheumatism j
had gone. _
DEWEY 8 PURE ORAPE JUICE
II T iamoy A i-'ons "? ?-? r*un?n nr.rv.. %
GUHEN IH Mlf
Fifteen Ruffians Race Through
East 12th Street Firing
CHILDREN LIKELY TO DIE
Feudists Get Away Without
Arrest or Detection?People
on Sidewalks Run for
(Jangatera, ir. a runnlng revolver bat?
tle la Baat 1-th street. sho? two littie
chlldren last night and got away wlth?
out arren or detection People wera
aittitiK ot; tha Bkteeradke, aa usuai.
arhen ftfteen young rufBana itarted
tr.nii the orner of Arenu4 A and ran
toward Avenue B, ftrtng aa they want
Bverybodj ruahed Indoora, taking
'their chlldren with them One of theaa
araa Alezander Blaflua, aa undertaker,
who buatled hia three-year-old aon into
hls house al So. 507.
u ? i hi ? ame oui he found a Uttle
girl atttlnaj on tha aidewalk, wlth her
handa to her atomach. Bhe araa Teaala
Blarbauer, nlne yeara old*, of N*o. B03.
Tessle did not know whnl waa tha
matter with her, but at Bellevue Hoa*
pltal it was sai.i .-he waa ln ? Beriour
condltlon, nith a bullet around iu her
tnother chlld hit araa Vlnceni Mag?
aarello, thlrteen eara old. lf.- wenl up
four fllghta ...* atalra and laj down .?n
his h.-.i in the tenement houa* al Ave
oue a and l-th Btreet, wlthoul aaylng
.. ? ord lo any one. His parenta found
he had a lerioui wound In the B*bdo
Both chlldren probably wlll dla ln
apector Calahane and Captain Ormaby,
of the Eaat Ith Btreet atatlon, and De?
tectlvea w.I and Pflaater made a
-, irch of lha nelghborhood, but rouid
nol und any trace of Ihe gangalcra
Hudson Maxim Ha3 Plan to
in: -1-,-ifararh '?* Tbe Tilbana
Detrolt, July 22.?Hudeon Maxlm,
Inventor of englnea of war. who is here
thia week aa the gueet of ftederlck
E, Wadaworth, aald to-day thaf he
was perCectlng a -omi-submerged
crulaer whlch, hc thought, would gt>
paraeda all dreadnoufhtm Tlag new
crafl wlll he heavlly armed, but Hght
ly armored, and of high specd. Ma\
Im'g design contemplatea a crulaer
thai will float Hko any other ship untll
lt goes Into action, when II wlll .-ink
untll Uttle is vlelble eieepl itn gun
platform. Ha thlnka It wouM ba al?
most Impoaaible lo put auch a craft out
Of action .
"The water tank." Baid Mr. Maxlm,
"ln Incllned toward the atertt, so th-*t
when the reaeel la tn motlon water ran
ba dla* 1 arged as .|iil<-kly as lt is taken
in. Al preafnt, when hlgh powered
guns can petaitrate almost anythlng on
the horlaon, the Beml-eubmerf?d lor
pede boat in place <if tbe present hisrhly
vulnerable torpedo craft becomea eery
deetraMe My htea f<>r fhe asmi-aub
marine crulaer la taken from a pattefn
l have Just ohtalm-d for d seinl-sub
ni< iged torpedo boat.
"i have eon-a to belteve that th* best
way to protect our swlft, llghtly ar?
mored, heavlly gunned vessels la hy
uslng tho wat.-r for submergence, mak?
lng them mere floatlng seml-maskel
batterifs. The j-xpens.* of such cratt
would ba aothing llke that af our great
"I uImo have a now system for drlv
ing lorpedoea arhtch i expect arlll Boon
he ullllaed In naval warfaie Th-se
torped"?*s are seir propell.-d and ?.f
much greater specd and rnnge lhan th<?
GIVES SELF UP
Gamblers' Go-Between, Reported To Be One
of Rosenthafs Actual Murderers,
Surrenders to Police.
BECKER SENT TO RUSTICATE
Dougherty Instructed by Mayor to Work Under District
Attorney's Instructions?Coroner Remands Five
Prisoners ? Morgan, Speyer and Others
Guaran'ee Expense of Retaining Burns.
Harry Vallons, who is said to have been a go-between for the
police and the gamblers bclow 14th street, surrendered at Police
Headquarters early this morning. It is alieged Vallons was one of
the tour men who shot Herman Rosenthal dead. If the charge be
proved. he is the first of Rosenthal's actual murderers on whom the
police have put their hands. He was formally arrested at Head?
quarters and thcnce sent to the Mulberry street station, where he
was locked up. The exact wording of the charge entered against
him wa:1 not made known.
It will be recalled that of the five prisoners herctofore arreste'l
one. "Jack" Rose, gave himself up at Headquarters as Vallons did.
Shoitly before 1 o'clock a taxicab drew up in front of Head?
quarters, and a short, clean featured man jumped out, ran up the
I steps and asked to be directed to the Detective Bureau.
Hc was rcferred to Lieutenant McNally, who is in charge of the
bureau. and to him he disclosed his identity.
McNally jumped for a telephone and called up Detective Brum
| merhof at the Mulberry street station. The reason for this action
was not explained, but it is believed Brummerhof knew Vallons |
1 personally. and McNally did not purpose to be hoaxed.
Brummerhof came to Headquarters on the run, and no sooner
? was he on hand than Vallons was formally put under arrest.
The chauffeur who drove Vallons says he "picked him up" at
No. 78 East 96th street, at "Spero's." The address is that of Samuel
' S. Spcro, a dealer in cloaks and suits. His association. if any exists.
with Vallons \vas not explained.
The Fitchburg, Mass., police have furnished the police here with
| the address in New York of a man believed to be the Harry Horowitz
who is said to be another of the actual shooters. The man was in
| Fitchburg on Thursday with William Friedman, who was killed
I while the two were attempting to board a moving freight train.
j Horowitz returned to New York.
Thougfa the suggestion came yesterday from Police Headquar
i ters to the District Attorney, foiiowing a conference between Mayor
Gaynor and Police Commissioner Wa'do, that Mr. Whitman and the
, police "forget their differences" and work heart and soul together
in the investigation of the murder of Herman Rosenthal, the county
prosecutor made it clear that the rea! responsibility of apprehending
the gambler's assassins still lay with the police and that the strong
est possible assumption from his investigation so far pointed toward
the complicity of a police official in the crime.
* It is understood that the District Attorney feels that the testi
mony of one or two of the men now under arrest in the case would
bear out his assumption, should they be prevailed upon to turn state's
William Shapiro, the chauffeur, is one of these men, and "Bald
' Jack" Rose is said to be the other. While no overtures for immunity
i on condition that Rose frankly tell all he knows in rcgard to the po?
lice association with Rosenthal's death have come from Rose himself
or his counsel, it is believed that it will be dimcult to show in court
that he was directly connected with the crime as a principal or an
accessory, but that his testimony as a state's witness would be valu
able to the prosecution in placing the responsibility where it belongs.
Aaron J. Levy, counsel for Shapiro and Louis Libbey, practically
, admitted yesterday that if the chauffeur was permitted to tell all he
knew about the shooting as a state's witness the weight of his testi?
mony would tip the scales into police channels rather than in the di?
rection of the theory that the gambler enemies of Rosenthal, through
East Side gunmen as their agents, perpetrated the crime.
Mr. Whitman has not yet accepted the proposition of Levy to
turn his clients over to the state as witnesses, but it is believed that
such an understanding will be reached before the resumption of the
Coroner's hearing on Thursday. Rose, "Bridgie" Weber, "Sam**
Paul, Libby and Shapiro were all held remanded on the charge ol
homicide by Coroner Feinberg at the hearing yesterday.
Unless Shapiro, at least, turns state's witness there is a growing
opinion among some of those investigating the murder that the case
against the five men now under arrest will fall through. The casea
against Weber and Paul are said to be particularly weak.
? i ?
BECKER RELIEVED OF
"STRONG ARM" COMMAND
Pollce rommlssionr-r Waldo an
noun.ed yesfrday that Lleutenant
Charlea Becker had been relleved -f
hls work as head af the "etrong arm
?quad" und asslgned to desk work at
the Bathgate avenue statlon ln Th.1
Bronx. He wlll do de_k duty und r
Captain L'ennis Brennan, whlle Lleu?
tenant Trank Rhelnish, who haa been
tl,,. d#gk lleut<-nant In the offlce of
Max Sr-hmlttberger. wtll assume chargo
of th<? gambllng squad.
Tho t'ommlfletoner offered no ex
planatlon of the sudden tranefer of
Lleutenant Beecker, whose present sta?
tion ia within easy walklng dlstance
of hls home at l'VMh street and Edg*
combe avenue. Wlth Becker relegatod
to The Bnnx and out of the llmellght
at Headquarters, some of the gamblera
prophesied that an obstaola to certaln
poUtlcal atflllatlona of the gambllng
frnternity, partlcularly on the Eaat
Slde, lind been removed dertnltcly.
District Attorney Whltman will take
up tbe graml Jury Investigation of the
iharge.H Herman Rosenthal made
agalnst Becker ln earneat to-day. Otto
Aversl, thauffeur for Colonel Henry 8.
Sternberger, of the .2d Reglment, a
broker whose car Becker often uses,
was the only witness examlned by tha
grand jury yesterday. He testlfled ln
regard to the movements of Lieutenant
Becker ln the Sternberger car on the
nlght Rosenthal waa shot and ar other
Mr. Whltman said that Mrs. Roaen
thal. the wlfe of the murdered man,
would be a wltnesa before the grand
Aeked to Waive Immunlty.
Oscar R. Oauchols. of No. 458 Weat
144th street. foreman of the grand Jury
which ia Ir.vestlgatlng the Becker case,
wem to the District Attorney yeaterday
wlth the requeat that he lnvlte Lleu
tenant Becker. Leutenant Costlgan and
Dominlck Rellly, who worked on tha
"strong arm squad" together aa lt was
formerly constltuted. to appear before