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TUESDAY. APRIL 18, 1915.
PRICE OXF? CENT
la Cltf of >?w York, >???? *ark, Jersey rite and Horxtlaen,
BLBKWRBBB Two cknt?
Savs It Performed Publie Service in Expos?
ure of " Iniquitous Schemes and Busi?
ness Methods" of Kosofskys
Th? Tribune an?! Samuel Hopkins Ailnms have filed their answers in
?hf three libel suits, for damage? apRrcpatinp $1)00,000, brought against
?hem by Meyer and Isaac Libennan in the names of two of their
romp?:in?, growing out of the publication of the scries of articles by
Ur. Adams upo*1 advertising method? that ha? been running in the
In their answers the defendants stand firmly upon the ground taken
in the-? and ivtorpose the affirmative defence of justification for
Y?i x hed. Two of the suit-- ?ire baaed upon what Mr. Adams
^(j ?r ipon wore the methods followed by Meyer and
i<^ac Liberman i ling and conducting business under the name
of Stewart & ' o., al l ifth Avenue and Thirty-seventh Street. These suits
ire br " name o? M. I. Stewart & Co., as a corporation.
In the first suit, brought on articles published in January, the plaintiff
thi rond, based upon articles pub
? v. for -.
Thr ' ' is brought by a corporation which Meyer and Isaac
I iberir.. sed under the name of "The John Porsythe & Co., Inc.,"
whioh ai >0,000 damages, because of what Mr. Adams wrote and
jh?? Tr.- hed concerning allepcd Liberman methods of advertising
and do; g i?'r the Porsythe name. Martin W. Littleton is the
in the three suit.-, while Sackett. Chapman &
gtfren the defendants.
DEFENCE OF JUSTIFICATION.
intially the same subject and the plead
them are similar. A synopsis of the answer to the first cause
erf ??ftioi * by M. I. Stewart iv Co. shows the nature of the
? As predicted by Henry W. Sackett. counsel for
The Tribu? i . in a previous article in this newspaper, giving details of the
..ere tiled, in addition to the usual formal defences,
the defence of justification is interposed in all three cases.
The com? ' first action recites the statements in the Adams
article-, about the alleged methods of Aaron Kosofsky and Philip Liber
nan, which S oharpe "that Kosofsky was a typi?
cally QM ? fraudulent and dishonest merchant." and that "Philip
Liberr.v ? siness pr?cticos expressed and represented the extreme
c( the '- degenerate methods ascribed to Kosofsky
( nnllmicil on page 10. column ?.
TERRE HAUTE MEN
BEGIN JAIL TERMS
Mayor Roberts Gets Six
Years and S2.000 Fine
Only 8 Lscape Sentence. ;
India: *; April 12. Fojr men ;
COBV.C-.??'? Terre Haute election
'raud " enteneed by .Tudfte An
e'enor. I Federal penitcn
tj.ry at 1 rl I.cavenworth, Kan., re?
ceived - mitmenl papers late
to-day and a re given until Sunday lo
bt-ir. ? to r""on
The ? ? neludinf Major
who received prison ?
?fnter.r? . p? aled, and the eighty
Mres I ' ''Tri one day to
til m i ?? jail, were in
It wai II be ?riven
two ei ? obtain
mr the i I. Edwsrd
Holier ? . who had
plead? : . i a priaon .
Tbi : from the
ippei?. ii Masselink,
Seiler of V.i ;-.:-- and Measure
fx-nifirr re; Arthur
Gillii, . lection official;
Joteph Sti quor salesman, and!
Oecrf-p Sovern, (-ambler. Each had j
been sentenced to a year and a day in
$100. They ''
oeparted for '.'fir?. Haute to-night,
"?here the*, wi I remain until they leave
for !.. unaccompanied
To obti -? pending hia appeal, I
Mayor ; enteneed to ,
pn*n- pay a fine
of 12,0 riven
a bond of
I ? bonda
for thi ui'ter
r.oon. If i ? .!1 mean a
total of I,
Only light of 1
?apeti ; ] in. i wi
tencec , invalidate
their ?? al of Roy
? aagr? ? a Diatrict,
?no fi who were
la pa i Judge A
.I to comment
del ing the
eaTi : time a li
come i II riae up
?nd inta is we
stewed ?, the cen
? ' ion in the
Th? c? noticed that
?ai u had appeared a?
: h e m to
I don't approve
MORGAN'S AID REFUSED
His Loan of Chinese Porcelains
Housed at Museum's Expense.
?JJ-Pierponl Morgan offered to reim
bur??' the ! ; . .m for the
****"' - installing hi? ,
jtthcr'- , , ; orce- !
*"" wl | to Duveen Brother!
?st I. iblish i
Mr. Mor- I
?'?>** mi. April bull?
'"e tru I Mr, Morcan'? '
v V '' larch 15, M r. ,
*?obius,(-, wro,( Mr Morgan that the
***** FBI thi collection
"ould he used again, ami a.? to other i x
F*'1"'; itive ??' mm I
? '? th? ply repaid
ha i.' a'hh-hi
^ ?<? ' benefit ami enjoj mein '
*t?a | ' ? - ? **^"
"?afca lu the museum.'' .. _
Grand Jury Exonerates
Denver Judge of Mis?
cr, April 12. Governor George
A. Carlson to-day announced his veto
of the billa designed to transfer the
authority and duties of Judge Ben R.
Ltadaey'a juvenile court to the District
four; of Denver County.
At almo??, the same hour Judge Lind
sey vas exonerated of all charges of
misconduct in a report of the county
Frank L. Rose was indicted on a
charge of criminal libel in connection
w 'h affidavit a reflecting on the char?
acter of Judge Lindaejr.
The Governor said his veto message
would take the position that the elec
Denver have ample means of
displacing ?Judge Lindsey through the
recall, and that it il a local matter in
which the state has no concern.
PART OF BROADWAY
One Hundred Feet of Sidewalk
Near 28th Street Sinks
A localized earthquake, caused by
f ulty underpinning in the new subway
excavation, gave Broadway pedestrians
a ?care at 6 o'clock yesterday after?
noon, when a hundred feet of the aide
walk near the northwest corner of
Twenty-eighth Street suddenly dropped
four feet below the level of the curb.
The r-hrieks of the involuntary occu- i
pants of ?he newly made trench, min?
gled with the rumble caused by several ,
ions of earth which fell into the dig- ?
gave n*-e to .a rumor that a I
number of persons had been killed. ?
., few minutes of excited search- '?
mt:, It vva.i diseovered that no one was '
even hurt. A few members of the audi- !
Proctor'? Fifth Avenue The- ]
? ? DOia?, departed '
Inspector Morris, in charge of police
? -, roped off that portion of the
block which had caved in, and ordere.I
1189, 1191 and 1193
Broadway to evacuate, for fear that
laine? arould collapse. Traffic
tely resumed for two
I he accident wa-? caused when the
props supporting the sidewalk at the
point where it caved in dropped away
and allowed the eaith and stone which
eld bark t<> avalanche into the
excaval on. Subway worker*, ?aid that
.it have been caused
by tl e constant jar of traffic overhead,
? . vibration of the blaating or by
. rcolation of water from reeei ?
I here wa? no danger of further
trouble, Ihej ?aid, and announced that
?? would be repaired at once.
PHOTO GIVEs'aWAY BANDIT
Stage Robber Identified by Girl
Cheyenne, Wyo? April 12. Charles1
,,-h. an Idaho ranchman, who is ,
-?i having perpetrated the
Yellowstone I'Hrk itae-e
miner, will be tried in
on 'l n? iday.
, , ?a ? it hpenbacn
tble m that identification of the
robber reata on a snapshot nhotograph
of him taken by a girl pa?scnger on
rn<. 0f he held up. Kpen
1 ach wa ?mated on the strength of
were stopped by the
all took pi.
. ,ytime, and after commit t mg
ibbei boldly iode out o? thc^
Officials of Madison Ave.
Baptist Church Halt Rev.
Dr. Eaton's Plan.
200 MINISTERS MEET
TO URGE MOVEMENT
Volunteers Asked to Pray That
Religious Fervor May Spread
Throu?hout the City.
(in invitation of the pastor, the Rev.
Pr. Charle? A. Katon, more than two
hundred Protestant clergymen and
?hurch offleiaia of all denominations
met In the Madison Avenue Baptist
Church yesterday afternoon to cele?
brate a union communion service and
pray for a revival in New York.
Much to the surprise of the minis?
ters ?ho are planning the revival, no
communion service was held. Several
deacons in I?r. Katon's church had Bug
gested to him Sunday evening that it
would not be the part of wisdom to
have clergymen an?i laymen of other
denomination? partake of the sacra?
ment in a Baptist house of worship.
Dr. Kuton therefore notified the Rev.
Charles W. Welch, chairman of the re- |
vival committee, yesterday morning
that the communion icrviee would ha.-e
to be abandoned. It was impossible,
however, to notify all seven members
of the committee.
Pray for Revival.
Inder I?r. Welch's leadership the
congregation joined in revival hym. i,
and there was a general response to
the call for volunteer prayer that a
wave of religious fervor should stir the
population of the city.
At the close of the meeting announce?
ment was ma.le that I>r. Katon had in?
vited all those interested in a revival
to meet in his church again next Mon?
day afternoon at 4 o'clock. Pr. Welch
said last night that the difference of
opinion between Pr. Katon and some
oi hil deneons had no effect whatever
on the meeting.
"We are going to continue the Mon?
day afternoon meetings and we are
going to invite men and women from
every Protestant church on this isl- ,
and." he said. "If the interest increases
in the next month in the same propor- '
tion as it has in the last four weeks,
New York will be a long way towaiat ;
a genuine revival."
Pr. Katon left for his home in Plain
field, N. .1, immediately after the ser?
vice. Some of his friend? said that he
was embarrassed more than he cared to
confess by the admonition from his
deacons, which destroyed hi? vision of
an undenominational communion ser?
Krom b member of Pr. Welch's com?
mittee it was learned that the Madi?on
Avenue Baptist deacons did not meet
to take formal action on Pr. Katon'?
invitation to the other churches. After
the Sunday evening service, this min?
ister was informed, four of the deacon I
engaged in conversation with Pr. Kuton
about yeiterday'i meeting. Two of
them were in favor of the union com?
munion service and two were opposed.
After discussing the denominational
precedent? involved, one of the deacons
told Dr. Kuton that it would not be the
part of wisdom to celebrate the sacra?
ment. While the pastor was disap-,
pointed deeply, there was no ?how of
feeling and no heated argument on
Loral clergymen recalled last night ,
that the Rev. J. Wilbur Chapman. Pre?
bytenan evangelist, had conducted
summer services in the Madison Ave- ,
tue Baptist Church, and they a??erted
that he had administered communion j
to his congregations.
Presbyterian ministers who attended
the Presbytery of New York's session
yeaterda) denied that the Baptist dea?
cons' veto on a union communion ser- |
vice had anything to do with the fail?
ure of the Piesbyteiy to attend the re- !
vival service in a body. They pointed
out that items of business prolonged
the session and made the luncheon so
late that they could not have arrived
at Dr. Katon's church by 4 o'clock.
S,nce the initial meeting of a fevr
ministers in the l'ark Avenue Presby?
terian ?'hurch, four weeks ago yester- i
day afternoon, Dr. Katon has been one '
of the moving spirits of the revival I
project. He made the most stirring ad?
dress at the third meeting, a week ag".
When called upon to apeak yeaterday I
he waa brief and to the point. ''I want,
of all. to express my joy in having
you meet in our hou?e of Worahip," he
SHiiI. "We want \ou to come apm next
"Let us forget that we are this or we
I nut innr.l on pale ?, rnlumn 4
PEACE NOW SPELLS
RUIN, SAYS ELIOT
Declares Triumph of Militarism
Would Set World Back
'n? Tsleeraah le 1 ? Pi
Boston, April 12. "Don't pray for
Kuropean peace now," was the ad' :re
given to-day to the Baptist minis'
their weekly meeting in Tremont Tem?
ple by President Kmentus Kliot of
"I cannot conceive of a worse catas?
trophe for the human race than pea.-e
in Kuropr now," he said. "If it were
declared no? Germany would be in
poaaeaaion of Belgium and (?erman
Sggreaaive militarism would have tri?
umphed. That would be lUCCCI
Germany after she had committed the
greateal erine a nation ?an commit
namely, faithlessness to treaty rights
and the sanctity of contracts would
pass for nothing and civilization
would be set bark centuries. 1 don't
see how any thinking American can
keep himself neutral. Liberty and
every other American ideal are in?
volved in this war."
Asked by a minister. "When may we
begin to pray for peace?" Pr. Kliot an
awered. "When Germany i? driven!
back into her own territory anil forced!
to jjaj- lull .BdcmmlaV to Belgium." '
?Gen. Huerta Here, Vows.
He'll Be Good; May Stay
"I salute this great nation," ?-aid G
salute its flat*.), when he
Exiled Dictator Silent on
Since Flight to Frai
and Plans Mi
'neral Victoriano Muerta (who did not
came ?r the bay yesterday.
Mexican Affairs?1 las Aged
Cieneral Victoriano Huerta, the ei
iled ex-President of Mexico, who ai
rived in New York laa! night, is no
going back to MeJ CO. Neither will h
ven'ure to Cuba, nor anywhere out o
the United States, on tins visit a
h a aworn statement *o the immi
gration authorities, who out hir
' r x n m ?nation while hi
ateamer, the Antonio Lupe/, fron
Cadiz, Spain, waa proceeding up th.
bay t.. her pier in the Eai River, th.
former dictator declare.! he intendei
to remain in New York for an in
Refore he was permitted to leave thi
steamer Gen<ra! Huerta took an oatr
that while in this country he wouli
BEAR EATS HORSE
AND CLOSES TOWN
Redding, Conn.. Awaits Day to
Invade Bcasi's Lair in
Bj ;? i ? r ibaat '
South Norwalk, Conn., April 12. It's
a bear, all. right Last week several
ci'izens of Redding declared they had
.seen an honest-to-goodne?? bear in the
viiii.il? just outside of this city. They
lost Standing in the community at once.
How could there be a bear within fifty
miles of New Yoik City? All bunk!
Hut when one of .lame.-? Green's
lior-p, **.. - nd to-day. half rat?*n,
on his farm apologies were in
Also there was a general scurry in?
doors bv the populace. The farmers
are satisfied that nothing short of a
fear could treat Mr. Green's horse bo
roughly. To-night Redding is a closed
Front doors bristle with padlocks.
Ancient rifles have been cleared and
bright lipht?, burn in every house.
Wives are sharing the vigil with their
) isbanda ?nd th? village board of
strategy ia carrying on ita del ibera -
? ver the telephone. The tir-t con
thai the beast has been win
? m P.nil's Pen, in a piece of in- ;
il. forest, nearby. Ry to-mor-j
row tlie big bear hunt t-hould be on in
1 commit no act in violation of the neu
trality of the I'nited State?.
"This is my first visit to New York
I hope to do a lot of sightseeing," wa<
the only oral statement he made. Re
fore ho left the pier for the Hot--! An
sonia he expressed his delight at being
among the American people in a written
Statement prepared by his secretary.
Huerta Praises Americans.
"It is a pleasure for me to be ntruin
in the 1'nite?' States." ?? read, "as it
gives me the opportunity to admire
once more the greatness of the Amer?
ican people, whom I salute through
"It is nothing strange that on step
Contlnued on pas' 8. column 7
ROOSEVELT TO SIT
IN PEW WITH TAFT
Will Also Meet Baldwin. "Un
progressive Judge," at Louns
New- Haven, April 12. Kx-l'resident
William H. Taft and ex-Governor
Simeon E. Raldwm of Connecticut,
neither of whom, it is believed, has
spoken to Theodore Roosevelt for
years, will serve with him as honorary
pallbearers tomorrow at the funeral
of Professor Thoma? R. Lounsbury.
Five years ago President Taft met
Colonel Roosevelt in New Haven at
tha* home of the late Henry ('. White.
Four years ago Colonel Roosevelt
an?! Governor Baldwin were invited bv
the New Haven Chamber of Commerce
to its annual dinner. Governor Hald
win declined the invitation, announc?
ing that he did not Care to sit down
with Colonel Roosevelt. Roosevelt,
during the campaign of 1912, referred
to Governor Raldwin as "an Miprogres
The Colonel, with Pr. Rrandei "
thews, is to reoresent the American
Arailcmv of Arts and Letters. Mr.
Taft, with President Hadlev of Yale
and Pirertor I hittenden, of the
entific School, represents the univer?
sity. The pallbearers will sit toge'her
in a front pew in Rattell Chapel.
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PLACE VOUR ORDER 70-DAY
OF FOE IN GALICIA
Austrians North of Car?
pathians Are Threat?
ened with Destruction.
CZAR'S MEN FAIL
TO TAKE HILL 992
Defenders Still Hold Important
Position as Invaders Advance
on 120-Mile Front.
Bj Csbtt It Th? Trli .n? I
Petrograd, April 12. While the Rus?
sians, now masters of the Carpathian
passes for a distance of PJO miles west
of the I'/.sok, are pouring down the
southern slopes to the Hungarian
plains by railways and along the roads
and banks of rivers, the Austro-Ger
man armies on the (ialirian side of the
mountain range east of the I'zsok en?
trance, acording to indications in un?
official dispa?ches and the opinion of
military experts, are preparing for a
general retiring movement.
The further southward advance of
the Russians, which seems practically
assured since their capture of one of
the principal remaining obstacles in
their path on the I'zsok-Rartfeld front,
Hill !?09, will seriously endanger the
Austrians north of the Carpathians all
the way through F.astern (?alicia and
Rtikowina. Armv officers insist that a
retreat will be the only means of sav?
ing the Austrian force from being cut
off from their base.
The onwanl sweep of the Czar's
troop? is also a direct menace to Ruda
pest, the immediate objective of their
forward movement across the flat land
of Northern Hungary.
Austrians Hold Hilt 992.
The Au.tnans are s?ill holding by a
desperate resistance the position known
as Hill 992, which has been the scene
of much hard fighting. The official
report to-night admits the failure of
the Russians to capture this place.
The battle for the Uiaek Pass con?
tinues with nndiminiahed violence,
while the rear of the Austro-German
armies in this section is daily more
seriously threatened by the Russian
advance further to the east.
The Russian armies have made their
i trreatts. gain in the direction of Oum
'? meno. A* this point they descended
the southern slope, forcing the Aus?
trians hi'ck with heavy losses to the
line between Mezolahorcz and Smo'.nik.
At the same time the Czar's columns
advanceii nlong the Une between Pukla
ami Svednik, where the Austrians, un
! able to make a serious defence, nban
i dor.ed their stores and transports in
their ret rent.
The battle, which has just been suc
Ceasfully conducted by the Russians
laste.) eighty daya, and was, from all
accounts, one of the fiercest of the ?ar.
1 he manner in which the Russians over?
came rhe difficulties of mountain fight?
ing in midwinter Has been t!.e . .b.' et
of praise by those who witnessed the
operations -,r are acquainted with . .e
country traversed. The most deter?
mine.I opposition on this whole line of
battle was on the part of the Hun
gar an?, whose fighting qualities ;.re
also being highly complimented by R
. (Heers. The calamity for Austro
German strategy is held to be immedi?
ately due to the energy and tactical
nl.il ty of the Russian brigada leaders
? under General HroussilotT.
New hind of Warfare.
The fighting which has brought the
Russians upon the southern slopes of
the Carpathians is generally admitted
to have been of a character unprece?
dented in history. The three months
of desperate conflict in midwinter
across several parallel mountain ranges
furnish an entirely new chapter to
military history. Cavalry has been al?
most useless, and big guns have been
available only occasionally and in very
; restricted numbers. ?
The most important part of the work
has been done with the bayonet, but
the Russians have not been slow at in?
venting various unconventional d?vi?es
to suit the special circumstances. Snow
is undoubtedly the easiest material to
handle in constructing shelters from
rifle tire, and the Russians are quite at
home with it. Also, they know how to
keep comfortably warm in these snow
Much of the fighting of the last win?
ter has been done during the frequent
4 ?nliniirtl on l?H?e '?. i-olumn 7
BRIDE FROM AUTO
Halts Rescuers with Gun as He
Attempts to Run Her Down
with Car on Bridge.
Matthew I.atimer. a taxicab owner.
. ' Newark, N. J? invited his wife to
take an automobile ride with him ye?
t?rd?y. They have been married lea
than a year. At the Kne It
I ridge in Pasaaic Street LLatimer gave
i the wheel a sudden twist, which fright
Mrs. I.atimer. Fearing that he in?
terdi'.1 to plunge the car into the river,
? -.-lzeil his arm.
Angered by her interference, ?he told
the police, I.atimer flung her from the
car and pursued her with it as ?lie ran
along the sidewalk. In h s attempt to
tun her down, Mr-. I.a; mer says, her
husband drove his car for *-ome dis?
tance on the walk
Four men ran to her ?Baiatance and
confronted I.atimer. They say he lev- '
elled a revolver at them nnd compelled
them to keep their diatanee while he
turned his car into the roadway and
put on tull speed. Their about? brought
policemen, who jumped into another |
automobile and overhauled the fugi- ?
He 2d Preeincl ita?
tion and locked up oit n chai.
lit and battery. The '
I.atimer? live at 72fi North Sixth
Street. I.atimer i- twenty-tour y cari
old and b'.? wife twenty-two.
RIGGS BANK CHARGES
M'ADOO AND WILLIAMS
CONSPIRED TO RUIN IT
IN COUNTER CHARGES
Controller William? answer! ?he
Rigg? Bank statement with the
declaration that if the method? and
practices of Ihe hank'B officers com?
plained of had been permitted to
continue "the result? would have
He admit? the bank la solvent.
The Controller chaire? that the
bank's officer? have miiused their
powers; have made false and mie
leadlng statements; have refused
data called for by the Controller'?
department; have tempted women,
including Treasury employe!, to en?
gage in costly itock speculations,
and have made many Improper loans
lo persons connected with the bank
Mr. Williams's statement at length
will be found on Page 4.
Jury Out More than Fiv<
UNMOVED AT FATE
Abarno and Carbone, Trappe(
by Detective as "Pal," May
Face 25-Year Terms.
Frank Atiarno and Carmine Carboni
were found guilty at midnight of : it
ting a bomb in ?St. Patrick's Cathedra!
They were tried before Judge Nott ii
The jury returned at 11:30 and an
pounced it had reached s rerdict. "Wi
Rad the defendants both guilty, witl
a recommendation for mercy," said thi
lustice Nott announced that h<
woulil unpn?e sentence and hear an:
motions with regard to the case 01
'Friday, April 19. The prisoners wer?
then remanded to the Tombs.
Before the vprdict was announced thf
greater part of th? crowd had melted
away. Louise Berger and Ben Reitman
' were the only two radicals left. NVithei
Abarno nor Carbone displaye?! emotior
when the verdict was announced. They
will get an indeterminate sentence, the
maximum being twenty-five years.
After retiring at 6:35 the jurors ad
j ?ourned at 7:30 to the Broadway ('en
tral Hotel for supper. Nothing fur?
ther erai heard from them until 11:30
when thev returned to the courtroorr
1 with a request for instructions from
Juatice Not?. The foreman asked for
information as to the culpability of a
police officer who was an accomplice in
the commission of a crime
Justice Nott said that the law did
not regard as guilty a police officer in
the performance of his duty who aided
, in the commission of a crime, because
he did not have the guilty conscience
necessary to make a crime. He said
tho officer is preventing crime, al?
though in doing go he frequently is
obliged to assist in the preparations
for a crime.
George K Lewis, Juror No. 4, then
asked ?he ?ustiee to define duress and
to state how far duress would excuse
?he comnisaien of a crime. Justice
Nott replied that if a defendant could
prove that he had acted because he be
lieved he wa? in danger of his life or
of bodily harm, then he should be ex?
The jury retired again, and ten min?
ute? Inter came back with the verdict.
Frank Abarno was the mainstay of
the defence. His testimony, after
cross-examination by Assistant Dis
1 trict Attorney Train, was confused, but
one thing ?tood out clear. He denied
emphatically that he had lighted the
"I did not light that fuse," he cried.
"If I should be shot like a do;, I did
not light it. anil the man who says I
did is the bijruest kind of a liar. The
fuae they ha?! at Police Headquarters
they pulled out of the bomb and lighted
On his direct examination the wit?
ness said that he became conscience
; stricken when he saw people worihip
ning in the Cathedral, and matead of
nolding the lighted cigar ready to
touch off the bomb, h? concealed it in
his hat, where it expired.
In reply to Mr. Train's questions
Abarno said that he had thrown the
?.gar away at the door of the Cathe?
dra!. He persisted in his story that the
police had forced him to tell the story
tha* he tirsr told.
"I was telling To per cent lies then,"
he declared, "but now I am telling 100
per cent truth".
DetectiM- I'llignano, he asserted,
had prompted him as to the responses
he should make if arrested. At Head
qusrtsra policemen "pushed him
around," he said, and told him that if
he admitted his guilt he would get off.
Later he thought that the police had
freate?! him pretty well, and recalled
that his ?linner had been sent in to him
during the course of his examination.
Kaiser Keeps $10,000 Cup.
K . Mr Wilhelm does not wish his
$10.000 trophy'for the Brooklyn sing?
ing festival to fall into the hands of
the Allies. So instead of forwarding
the nia.??ive gold and silver cup to be
competed for next month by the North?
eastern Saengerbund he has sent a
copy n less costly material.
The original, designeil by Professor
i ??to Rohlofl*. will remain interned in
Germany for the present. The festival.
which is being arranged by the United
Singen of Brooklyn, will be held in
i the 13th Regimeat' Armory. '
Brings Suit to En?
join Officials from
Declares Hatred of Its
Officers Motive of
CALLS ACTS ILLEGAL
Complaint Tells of Series of
Improper Demands from
TTom Th? Trlt-un? Bureau 1
Washington, April 12.?William G.
McAdoo. Secretary of the Treaaury,
and John Skelton Williams, Controller
of the Currency, are accused of con?
spiracy in an attempt to wreck a na?
tional bank, and personal malice and
spite are assigned as their motives, in
a suit filed in the Supreme Court for
the District of Columbia late this af?
ternoon by the Riggs National Hank of
A temporary injunction restraining
the Treasurer of the United States,
John Burke, from transferring to the
I'nited States Treasury $5,000, belnf
interest on government bonds owned
by the Riggs Rank, but on deposit to
i secure circulation, was granted by tho
The court also Berved notice that
Secretary McAdoo, Controller Williams
and Treasurer Burke must show cause
by April 1*5 why other ?njunctiona
asked by the bank should not be grant?
ed. The bank's bill waa filed by ex
Senator Joseph W. Bailey, of Texas,
and Frank J. Hogan.
Louis P. Rrandei?, of Boston, has
been retained by the Department of
Justice as special counsel to push
charges of irregularities against the
' officers of the Riggs National Rank,
Controller Williams said to-night. Mr.
Williams declared so many irregulari
i ties and unlawful practices had been
i discovered by the Treasury Department
that the whoe question had been re?
ferred several weeks ago to the Depart?
ment of Justice.
Filing of this suit is the climax of
a long feud existing between Williams
i and McAdoo and the officers of thi
Riggs National Bank, which happens
also to he the Washington representa?
tive of the National City Rank of New
York. Incidentally, Milton F. Ailc,
vice-president of the Riggs Rank, suc
? cceded Mr. Williams on the board of
; directors of the Seaboard Air I.ine
when Mr. Williams was bowled out.
Blamed for Tribune Articles.
Coming down to a more recent date,
Mr. Williams blamed the officers of
the Riggs Rank for the accounts pub?
lished in The New York Tribune in
December, 1913, with regard to the ab?
sorption of the I'mted Sutes Trust
< omnany of Washington by 'he Mun
sey Trust Company, in which R. Lan?
caster Williams, a brother of the Con?
troller, waa a director.
This phase of the controversy ia
i brought out in a lively manner in a
letter to Controller Williams, given out
i bv the bank this afternoon. In which
the causes of the suit are rehearsed
and which says in par?:
"On December '.',. P.?I3. The Ne.f York
Tribune published an article severely
criticising you with respect to a cer
i tain transaction conducted by you as
Assistant Secretary of the Treasury,
and when another article of similar
import appeared In the same paper on
the fol'owtng day. C. C. Glover, the
president of this bank, received a re?
quest to call at the office of the Secre?
tary of the Treasury. Mr. Glover
promptly compile?! with that request,
though he httd not the remotest idea of
Why H was made, and he had hardly
more than entered the Secretar*,'s of?
fice when he was charged in the moat
offensive manner with having inspired
"Mr. Glover emphatically denied
that charge, and the Secretary then de?
clared that if he (.lo. er wa? not him?
self responsible for those article? the?
were itlltigated bv ?OR?? of his associ?
ate? in th:? bank. Mr Glo* cr de?
manded to know who of h.? BBBOCietea
were ?uppoaed to he responaibte, and
the Secretar.' name.i >.'?,.? . ;i-e ;
dent?, Mr. Flather aid Mr. \
Thereupon Mr. Glover replied tha- be?
fore accusing those gentlemen the Sec?
retary of the Treaaury should send for
them and hear what they had to aay
about the matter.
^ "Accordingly. Messrs. Ailea and
, Flather were summoned to the Treaa
ury Department and there, in your
presence and the presence of Mr. Kl
. iiott. the Secretary proceeded to ques?
tion them abojt the newspaper article?.
, He first qu?->tioned Mr. rlath-r, who
declared that he had not been con
j nected with the articles in any way,
1 and had not known anything of fh~-m
until his attention was called to tnem.
Secreteo Violent in language.
"The Secretary then turn. .I '.. Mr.
Ailes and charged him with having in?
stigated the articles. Mr. As?
serted distinctly and unequiv ically thai
raa ia ?? way responsible for them,
but the Secretary gr -??? increasingly
violent in his denunciation, ami iinally
? eil, w ith an oat'., thai ? ould
orqer Mr. A , ai i
turning to Mr. (?lover, ?aid: 'Mr.
' (ootinurd on vase 4. ? ? -luniu 4