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Vol. LXXTX No. 26,657
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1919
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_?.? ^?.?.....e ? ,n Orealerr S>w York and
TWO CE>Th, wifhln rotnm.itIn* di?t?nr?
U. S. Moves to
Plot to Start
Literature Reveals Pro?
gram for Walk-Out to
Bring Revolution and
35 More Radicals
. Held in New York
Pamphlets Urge Slaying
of Police and Military
Authorities and the De?
struction of Property
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9. ? Arrange
?nents fo~ the deportation of the two
hundred and more radical leaders who
were rounded up in the nationwide ar?
rests of "Reds," went forward in the
Department of Justice to-day, while
orders were issued to continue the ar?
rest of suspected anarchists.
Acting under telegraphic orders from
Attorney General Paimer, Federal dis?
trict attorneys throughout the country
are pieparing cases against the cap?
tured radicals, and hearings to decide
whether tfcey shall be deported as an?
archists will start to-morrow in many
Death aqd Destruction Urged
Plans of the Union of Russian Work?
ers to bring about an overthrow of the
government through a general strike are
revealed in documents seized in the
."raids and made public to-nipht by As?
sistant Attorney General Garvan.
With the government overthrown and
everything "wiped from the earth that
i? a reminder of the right to pr.vate
ownership of property." the Russian
Workers, according to their manifesto
looked forward to "the magn.ficent
beautifn. form of man without a God
without a master and free of au?
The docum?nts and publications ob
Gained in the raids, officials said to-day
are of the most inflammatory natur?
and make no effort to conceal th?
union's program of destruction anc
death to achiic its ends. Much of th<
material made public to-rri;_ht is of suol
a nature as ordinarily to cause anj
naw.-paper reprinting it to be barret
Would Destroy Private Control
Included among the documents seized,
nil o which are printed in Russian, is
"Nocomirsky?Manifesto of Aanarch
Sets-Communists." This manifesto, pub?
lished in New York this year and the
most recent pub ication put out by the
union, was said "by Mr. Garvan to be the
most dangerous piece of propaganda
ever disseminated bv anv radica, or?
ganization in the United States.
The manifesto outlines the purpose
of the movement started by the union
Pis 'complete destruction of private
control o. natural resources and capi?
tal and complete destruction of power
of rue and the institutions invested
?with p.wors to enforce rule of one man
Under the caption of "What Should
Be Our Means of Carrying on the
Fight?" the manifesto says:
"What must we do, the vanguard of
tho proletariat? We must consciously
hasten the elementary movement of the
struggle of the working class, we mus:
convert small strikes into general ones
and convert the latter into armed re?
volt of the laboring masses against
Capital and state.
"We Must Be Merciless"
"At the time of this revolt we must,
Mt the hrst favorable opportunity, pro?
ceed to an immediate seizure of ah
means of production and a.l artices of
consumption, and make the working
classes the musters in fact of all gen?
"At the same timo we must merci?
lessly destroy all remains o? govern?
mental authority and cya?s domination
liberating the prisoners, uemo .ish pris?
ons ana ponce oilices, destroy a.l legal
papers pu taming to private owners.at
o? property, ail ne?d fences and boun?
daries, an?, burn ail certiucates of in
?eiitedness?in a word, we must tatci
ture that everything is w.ped irom the
??arth that is a reminder ot the right
to private ownership 01 property; U
blow up barracks, gendarme and poiict
administration, shoot tho most ptuini
hent military and police otlicers mus'
be the important concern 01 the revolt
ing working people. In the work o
destruction we must be merciless, fo;
the s.ightest weakness upon our par
may afterward cost the woiking clause.
* wno.e sea of need.ess blood." **
Recognizes No Authority
After "capital and state" ure de?
stroyed, ti.e manitesto says, the first
duty of the union i? to start produc?
tion on a new foundation, bxisting
laoor organizations shouiel be extended
and production shouui De given over
entire.y to them, it argues. Then each
"vinage commune" shouid unify with
ali ottier communes and the "one grand
federation" follows-, the manifesto ad
voeaies as ils program.
Recognizing no religion, no au?
thority, no power other man its own,
the >.ianifesto says, alternatively, ils
meiii^t*.s are atheists, commurwsis, an
arcaists. It continues:
"We go traiii-uiny, cheerfully, not
because it is painful to us eternal.y to
be calling to d oody com oat-no. li?t
because tar beyond tue corpses of
heroes, beyond the blood-covered barri?
cades, la.w.nu all terrors of civil war,
there already shines for us the mag
nifi?ent beautiful form of man without
a God, without a master and free of
War Declared on All Gods
"We hate religion because it lulls
the spirit with lying talcs, takes away
the courage and faith in the power of
Wan, faith in the triumph of justice
?ere on the real earth and not in a
chimerical heaven. Religion ?covers
everything w?th fog, real evil becomes
visionary, and visionary good a reality.
"'r has always sanctified slavery,
t'"f and H'-.rs. A,n<\ we declare war
?Pon tl! gods amJ reJigi(,us fobles. We
-'?Ir. Garvan called particular atten
^^to statements in the manifesto
Continued on page three
Machine Guns and
Red Flags Found
Incendiary Literature Is
Also Seized in Raid on
House Near Hartford
HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 9.?Two ma?
chine guns, as well as incendiary
pamphlets and red flags, are said to
have been found in the home of Mark
Kuleshv of South Manchester, one of
the alleged "Reds" arrested in Friday
night's raids. He is all'ged to be an
oihcer of the Union of Russian Work?
Six of the prisoners, Kulesh among
them, have been held in $1,000 bail.
The other thirty-six. who were arrested
Friday, are in Hartford County Joil
awaiting a heearing. With live men
who were anvsted in New London yes?
terday and sixty who were arrested
yesterday in Bridgeport, more than 100
suspects are in custody in this state.
Inspector William N. Clark, of the
Bureau of Immigration in Boston, is
conducting the examination of the pris?
oners. His recommendation in each
case will go to the Immigration Com?
missioner in Boston, who will forward
it to the Department of Labor. The
Secretary of Labor will make tho de?
cision as to deportation.
Arrest of Russian
Blocks Meeting of
Suspects in Trenton
TRENTON, Nov. 9.?Following the
arrest yesterday of Romen Mosichok,
a Russian suspected of Bolshevist ac?
tivities, at his boarding house here,
and the finding of gunpowder, lead
slugs and all the ingredients for man?
ufacturing bombs in his rooms, Special
Agent Arthur Ramsdell, of the De?
partment of Justice, with two detec?
tives, raided the quarters of the Rus?
sian club, at 501 North Clinton Ave?
nue, this city, to-day. There was to
have been a meeting of the club to?
day, the detectives learned, but the
members, evidently hearing of Mosi
chok's arrest, did not appear.
Ends Soviet Talk
Rose Pastor Stokes Is
Stopped by Singing of
YON'KERS, N. Y.. Nov. 9.--A patri?
otic preached found "The Star Spangled
Banner" rendered in cho u- by fifty
cit'zens, substantial ns to physique as
well as to Americanism, an effective
method of breaking up a Communist
party meeting which was bein^ ad?
dressed by Mrs. Rose Pastor Stokes
Fie was the Rev. Dr. Francis Theo?
dore Brown, rector of St Andrew's
Memorial Episcopal Church, and he
began to la his plans some days ago
when it was announced Mrs. S*okes
would speak this evening in Union
Hall on the Russian Soviet govern?
Dr. Brown and former A'derman
Carence W. Clark led their L'OO ad?
herents to the hall early in order to
preempt as many seats as possible
Short'y afterward the remainder of the
hall was filled by a characteristic as?
semblage ->f some 250 "Reds," whc
applauded Mrs. Stokes when she steppte
upon the platform.
Mrs. Stokes proceeded to expatiate
at once upon the benefits she saic
American workers would derive if thej
were to replace the existing govern
ment of the United States with a fev
leaves from the book of L?nine ?ne
Trotzky. She had' not gone far whe?
her voice was drowned out by a deepc
one that is the object of the admira
t'on of every communicant of St. An
"All talk of soviet government ii
America is an impertinence," the Rev
Dr. Brown declared.
Mrs. Stokes paused, surprised. Sh
had not recovered from her astonish
ment when Dr. Brown and Mr. Clarl
joined their voices in the openini
words of the national anthem. It wa
taken up by fifty others they hai
brought with them. The Communist
looked question ingly at one anothei
doubt ully at the br&wn of the clergy
man's impromptu choir, and bagan t
edge their way softly toward the exi
Mrs. Stokes surveyed her retreatin
comrades, smiled, bowed and withdre*
from the platform.
"I guess the meeting is adjourned,
said Dr. Brown.
Mother in 'Plane
Searches for Son
Mrs. Gertrude Ledbetter
Fails to Find Youth in
Boat Driven Out to Sea
ATLANTIC CITY, Nov. 9.?Mrs. Ger?
trude Ledbetter. whose son is believed
to have been driven offshore while
duck hunting, was a passenger to-day
in one of several seaplanes which were
engaged in a search for him and his
hunting companion, Raymond Iszard.
Earl Ovington, president of the local
ru'-tiss companv, accompanied Mrs.
Ledbetter and the pilot of the flying
boat in the .hunt. Government 'planes
from Cape May likewise joined in the
search. The machines departed on their
?luest about 1 p. m., soon after the re?
turn of motor boats which had been
scouring nearby waters.
They covered all the territory thor?
oughly between here and Cape May,
and even as far 1.1 Beach Haven, thirty
miles to the north, hut failed to sight
the boat in which the youthful hunters
put out Friday morning.
The boys are students at the Win?
chester Academy, a boarding school at
Longport. Iszard is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. C. F. Iszard, of Germantown, Pa.
Mrs. Ledbetter is living at the Hotel
Ambassador. It is thought the boys
were caught in a strong seaward cur?
rent in the Inlet.
Noske Says U. S. Revolt
Would Starve Germany
BERLIN, Nov. 9.?Gustav \ ,ske,
Minister of Defence, speaking at Chem?
nitz, declared his disbelief in a world
revolution and added, "A revolution in
America wou'd mean that millions of
people in Germany would be threatened
with death by .starvation."
K. ferring io th?- government tilasi for
socialization, he said a bill would be
introduced in the Reichstag in the
winter taxing big employers to the ex?
tent of 76 per cent, thus converting
them virtually into highly mud em?
ployees o? their own business?!?.
It Cannot Give
Beyond Extradition, it Is
Declared, Adding Allies
Have Made No Demand
for Wilhelme Surrender
Free to Go lo Germany
Ex-Emperor and Son Arc
Considered Refugees, No!
Prisoners, Dutch Sa}
THE HAGUE, Nov. 9 (By The Asso?
ciated Press).- Former Emperor Will?
iam came to Holland a year ago next
Monday. In this time there has been
no demand, official or unofficial, for his
extradition or delivery to the Allies,
nor has Holland at all changed its
viewpoint toward him.
This was learned to-day from sources
that are unquestionable. Holland's
viewpoint ns regards William Hohen
zollern may be stated as follows: The
Netherlands, which for centuries has
accorded political refuge to all, con?
siders the former Emperor and the
Crown Prince as refugees?not as roy?
alty, but as persons entitled to the same
rights as any plain Johann Schmidt who
fled to Holland during the war. This
principle is so ?.trongly held by tho
government, and also by the press of
Holland, that nothing is likely to
change it, it is asserted.
The Dutch government has made up
its mind relative to its conduct in the
event the surrender of Wil ?a: Hohun
zollern is inked for. No official state?
ment has been made in t'ns connection,
but it is learneid that Holland considers
the former Emperor beyond extradi?
tion, as there is no possible way to
hold him legally a a criminal.
If tney desired to insist on the privi?
lege, both the Hohenzollerns would, be
free to go where they liked, as they
are in no sense prisoners. However,
because they feel they would emb ira.9
Holland even further, they apparently
have agreed to remain where they now
are?the father at Amerongen and his
son at Wieringen.
If the one-time Emperor and Crown
Prince desired to return to Germany
they would be permitted to go. While
it is possible that Frederick William
may return to Germany tome day, offi?
cial circles in'The Hague are inclined
to the belief that William Hohenzollern
is content to settle down to the life
of a country gentleman at Doom,
where he has been permitted to buy a
small .estate because his long stay at
Amerongen seemed unfair to Count von
Bentinck, whose castle he occupies.
Although a number of purported in?
terviews with the former Emperor have
teen published, the fact is that he never
has spoken for publication since his
arrival in Amerongen, and to the re?
quest of a correspondent for a s'ate
ment on the occasion of the anniver?
sary of his taking refuge here he sent
a reply saying he had not changed his
determination not to speak.
'?Holland realizes the unpleasantness
of the situation caused by the fact that
the former German ruler sought refuge
here a year ago," a Dutch official said
to-day. "But for us it is only a ques?
tion of sticking to the principles which
have guided us for centuries."
Japan Reported Seeking
Swiss Army Officers
High Pay and Bonus Offered
for Five*Year Recruits, Say?
GENEVA, Nov. 9 (By The Associated
Pro-^v?"Japanese *> .-"*nts, w'lA *i?o
consent and authorization of the Jap?
anese MiiiiS.ei of War, are atieiiipwiig
to recruit Swiss ofTicers and sub-officers
for the Japanese Emperor's army," says
the "Neue Zurich Zeitung."
"Hi"v sa'**?rins ?**" o"Vrod nas^a^es
nre paid and also bonuses. Enlistment
laus o?j tor 11.e ye rs a.id the condi
tiors provid. that if Japan wi* in th?i
period enters into war the Swiss of
li?:ers must se**?*e in the arm? under
superior Japanese officers, except
against their nativo countrv."
The newspaper declares that this al
lo.v, f; accru n ? rs in *? it " ' o i\ *
Swiss constitution. It adds that never
have so many Japanese diplomats, Of?
ficers and agents been seen in Switzer?
land as at present.
Jewel Buyer Makes Four
$1 Bills Look Like$4000
Salesman Held After Women
Learn Real Denomination
of Bank Notes
Police detectives are searching to?
day for a prestidigitator who made
fc ?r $1 bills look like $4 000 when he
e>:chantred them for jewelry valued at
that amount by two young women who
were parties to the' transaction. The
two victims. Miss Emily Todd, of 102;
West Fifty-eie-hth Street, and Miss
?Mary Reynolds, of 194 Broadhurst
Avenue, were witnesses yesterday in.
the West Side Court in the case of
Richard Murray, a salesman, of 517
West Forty-second Street, who intro?
duced them* to the missing jewelry
buyer, nnd told Magistrate Bernard
Douras the circumstances.
Miss Todd said she had Jewelry
which she informed Murray she would
dispose of for 53,000. Miss Reynolds
was willing to take SI.000 for her's.
Murray, they stated, introduced a man
who said he was a jeweler from Har?
risburg. Pa. Tue party met Saturday
at the home of Miss Todd. The buyer
gave her what she thought were three
$1,000 bills. To Miss Reynolds he
handed one of apparently the same
denomination. Then it was suggested
that the party, including Murray,
should go to a bank where the young
women could deposit the money. They
entered a taxicab, but on the way tho
stranger said he had forgotten an ap?
pointment, and left the car. A few
minutes later, at the bank, the young
women discovered the banknotes were
Condition of Senator Martin
Is Reported Very Serious
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Nov. 9.?
The condition of Senator Martin, of
Virginia, Democratic leader in the Sen?
ate, who has been ill in a hospital here
for several months, was described by
his physician to-day as very serious.
Senator Martin, his physician said, last
night had the worst night sine* his
To Serve 40-Cent Meals
PARIS, Nov. 9.?"National Restau?
rants," it is officially announced, will
be opened within a month, where
menls without wine will be served at
two francs in wooden barracks, which
it is proposed to heat. The barracks
will be built nnd -peruted by the
A protest haB been issued by tho
head of the restaurant proprietors'
organization on the ground of un?
fair competition, as the state has ac?
cess to army stocks and is relieved
of many taxes.
Wa ve of Burn ing
Oil Sweeps Town
Lightning Fires Tank at
Waggoner City, Tex. ; I
Dead; Loss $1,000,000
WICHITA FALLS, Tex., Nov. 9.?One
man was killed, a number suffered
minor burns and a loss which will ex?
ceed $1,000,000 resulted from an oil
fire which swept eighty acres of proved
oil territory o/i the outskirts of Wag?
goner City and destroyed a large part
of that town to-day.
Acreage in this field is owned by
many Eastern concerns. The fire was
caused , by lightning striking an oil
When the tank exploded a wave of
burning oil rode down the surface of
the rain-covered streets, setting fire
to everything with which it cam? into
The bulk of the business section ot
the town was destroyed, according to
reports received here. Waggoner City
has no telephone or railroad communi?
cation, and details of the fire and the
losses are meager.
Waggoner City is said to be the
largest unincorporated town in the
United States, and the large number
of oil wells in the immediate vicinitj
make it one of the most congested dis?
tricts of the kind in the country.
On Auction Block
White Plains ConeewTo
Be Sold for Debt, as a
Result of Prohibition
WHITE PLAINS. N. Y., Nov. 9.-?The
Keeley Institute here is to be sold un?
der judgment of foreclosure, another
victim of prohibition. F. S. Barnum
has been appointed by the Supreme
Court as referee to handle the sale.
The institution is a largo one and
formerly did a lucrative business in
administering a cure for the liquor
The Central Bank of White Plains
holds a mortgage for ?20 000 on the
property. The interest was defaulted,
it is alleged, June 13, 1918, and in prin?
cipal, back taxes and interest, the debt
aggregates $25,255, for which amount
judgment was obtained. '
U. .S. Vice-Consul Ends
His Life by Bullet
Cary R. Miller, United States Vice
Consul at Stockholm, shot and killed
himself yesterday afternoon in his
room at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.
Two notes were found in his pocket
indicating that he was imperiled by
pecumiary embarrassment. He asked
that funeral services be Masonic and
said that he had "nothing to regret."
His wife, who went to church after
lunch, found the bedy on her return
to the hotel. The shock prostrated her..
The medical examiner declared that
the bullet, which Mr. Miller had sent
through his head, had killed him out?
Mr. Miller was appointed Vice
Consul at Stockholm June 13, 1918, but
had been at the Waldorf since Janu?
ary with his wife. His home is
thought to be in Indiana. Passports
for his return to Sweden were found
in his room and the hotel management
believed that he intended to sail this
week. He wa? about fifty years old.
U. S. Freighter Is
Abandoned at Sea
HALIFAX. N. S., Nov. 9.--The United
States Shipping Board steamship Polar
Land was abandoned in a sinking con?
dition seventy-five miles off the Cape
Breton coast at 1 o'clock this after?
noon, according to word received here.
The crew got away in boats.
Calls for help were intercepted by
the steamer Kitm&rda, which reported
by radio to the Marine Department to?
night that she was proceeding to the
aid of the sinking vessel. The Kit
marda was 300 miles from the Polar
Distress messages from the Polar
Land were picked up by several wire?
less stations along the Atlantic coast
The position of the vessel was given
as latitude 44.25 north and longitude
57.50 west. A message relayed earlier
to-day from tne United States steamer
Bellingham to the radio station at Ot?
ter Cliffs, Me., said the Polar Land was
in immediate need of assistance.
The steamship Polar Land is
operated as a refrigerator snip by the
West India Stenmship Company of this
city, of which B. Rush Stoddard is
president. The vessel, of 4.130 tons, is
commanded b\- Captain Wheeler. It
left New York September 30 for Gib?
raltar and called at Halifax on October
14, resuming its voyage the following
Attempt to Call Rail
Strike in Paris Fails
Only 1 Per Cent of Men Go Out
and Traffic Is Not
PARIS, Nov. 9 (By The Associated
Press).?The extremists scored a fail?
ure in their attempt to order the rail?
road men on strike.
On y a few men left work, the per?
centage being one in one hundred. Most
of them returned to their jobs later.
Traffic was not affected by the strike.
Federation Backs Coal Strike;
F?ll Aid of Labor Is Pledged;
Union Still Expected to Yield
To Use Buses
Company, Ousted by Vote
of People, Rushes Equip?
ment Out of State With?
out Giving Any Notice
TOLEDO, Nov. 9.?Street car traffic
in Toledo has suspended indefinitely.
Not a car wheel has turned since 2
o'clock this mornrng, and citizens are
now paying from 10 to 25 cents to ride
in an automobile bus. This 'has re?
sulted from the popular vote of last
Tuesday declaring the street car com?
pany should re ousted as a punish?
ment for increasing fares.
Anticipating evictions, the Toledo
Railways and Light Company, common?
ly known as the "Rail-Light," without
giving any notice, has taken every
piece of its rolling stock not only from
the city but from the state to points
in Michigan, where it will be out of
the jurisdiction of the Ohio courts,
should legal action be started. The
cars will not be brought back until an
ordinance proposed by the company is
approved or a settlement assured, com?
pany officers say.
Evacuation Starts at Midnicht
The secret evacuation of the city
started soon after midnight, and only
a few "Rail-Light ' officials knew about
it. Police were notified of city cars
running on the Toledo and Western
lines, and firemen noticed an unusual
number of snow sweepers, work -jars
and recular ears bound for the Toledo
These.cars are now lined up on the
tracks on the Michigan side of the
line, guarded by the conductors', and
mctormen who had operated them in
The act of the company is 0 result
of the will of the Toledo voters, whc
expressed themselves in favor of the
ouster ordinance which gave the legal
department of the city authority t<
i'tart action to compel the "Rail-Light'
to Withdraw from the streets on which
they have been oxierai-mg without i
Tie-Up Until Settlement Is Reached
Henry L. Doherty, of New York, head
of the car company, issued _ statement
to-day, in which he sai?l:
"We have concluded that to continue
to operate in spite of this ordinance,
which has been carefully coiis.dered
and legally pussed, is not a proper ob?
servance of law and order and sub?
jects us to many grave dangers.
"We have, therefore, decided to
"For seven years the present man?
agement has struggled with this prob?
lem, and so far without success. Wc
cannot a^ain attempt to operate our
cars until a permanent settlement has
been reached or assured."
As result of the "Rail-Light's" ac?
tion the 100,000 workers in Toledo will
have to walk to their places of employ?
ment, and manufacturers fear a great
shortage in emp oyees to-morrow.
Congregated at the ateercar barns
to-night were many conductors and
motormen who have been deprived of
their means of livelihood by the "Rail
Light's" action. About 1,100 employees
must find other employment.
Mr. Doherly was in Toledo Saturday
and it is believed the evacuation was
a move in the strategy to force a set?
tlement of the trac.ion problerr
through the company's ordinance which
was submitted last July.
Business men to-night attempted t<
have the City Council repeal the oustei
ordinance on Monday, but a majority
of the members stated they would no
votf? to do so.
Mayor Chargea Breach of Faith
Mayor Schreiber puts the whole bur?
den of the situation on the shoulders
of the traction officers. In a statement
addressed to the people he said:
The Mayor's statement fol?0W3:
"The company's midnight removal of
its cars without evan a moment's warn?
ing to either the city or the public will
not appeal to anyone, not even to the
company's friends. It was an act typi?
cal of the hour selected for its per?
"My understanding with Mr. Coates
last Wednesday was that the cars
should continue to operate until noti?
fication from the city that their oper?
ation should cease. The city has given
no such notice. The action of the com?
pany is, therefore, a piain breach of
"I presume the company's object is
to attempt to compel the Council to ro
peal the ouster ordinance.
Emergency To Be Met
"In the meantime this is an appeal
to all truck owners, jitney bus owners,
automobile owners, factory owners and
every one to let a neighborly spirit
prevail. If all these will lend aid in
carrying the public the emergency will
"If the cars are still off the street
on Monday morning the public will be
surprised at the rapidity with which
temporary arrangements have been ad?
vanced to meet the situation."
British Siberian Force
Sails for Home Port
Only About 50 Officers Remain;
U. S. Vice Admiral in
VLADIVISTOK, Nov. 2 (By The
Associated Press) (delayed). ? The
British Far East detachment departed
homeward to-day on board the steamer
Monteagle. This leaves only Geneijal
Knox, chief of the British military mis?
sion, and about fifty of his officers, in
The United States cruiser Brooklyn,
with Vice-Admiral William L. Rodgers,
commander of the American Asiatic
fleet, on tward, arrived here October 28.
Union Chiefs Discuss Writ
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 9.?Among the sentiments expressed here by
leaders of the United Mine Workers, now gathering for a conference on
the order of the Federal court that the strike order be recalled, are the
John L. Lewis, actinjr president of the United Mine Workers: "State?
ments to the effect that I shall or shall not comply with the mandatory
proceeding of the injunction writ are unauthorized and premature."
Alexander Mowatt, president of District 14, Kansas: "Regardless of
injunction, prisons and judges of the United States, I am going to fight."
C. F. Keeney, president of District 17, West Virginia: "I shall with?
draw the strike order if ordered to do so."
William J. Trickett, secretary-treasurer of District 16, Maryland:
"Even if the strike order is recalled tho men would not have to return to
work, and I don't think they would."
Files Taken, He
Publie Spirit Asleep and
Sees No Wrong in Any Ef?
fort to Diseredit Him,
Says Mayt?r in Statement
The extraordinary grand jury which
has been investigating numerous de?
partments of the city administration,
including Mayor Hylan's office and the
Police Department, was attacked by
the Mayor yesterday.
Mayor Hylan was especially ag?
grieved because o" th subpoenaing of
his Utter files and said the examination
of his personal papers was "unmanly,
un-American and unlawful."
The Mayor's attack on the Grand
Jury, which will resume its delibera?
tions to-day, follows:
"Some mysteriotifc agency that seemt.
to be a sort of underground wire be
tween the Grt-:nd -Airy room and the
newspaper offices is) working overtime
to foster the impressjon that something
semi-criminal was disclosed by the in?
flection of my pf rsonal correspon?
dence in the Grand Jury room. As
Mayor, and as a citizen, I object to
tho Grand Jury room being turned
into an anonymous rumor factory at
the expense of my good name and the
public funds. It is grossly unfair to
me, but I am used to that sort of thing.
"The wrong done to New York in an
nttempt to befoul the Mayor's office
before all the world without candor,
without justice and without civic pride.
"It is a dirty bird that befouls its
"There ?3 also another and more seri?
ous side to this miserable affair, and
some time in the future, when my own
humble personality may be regarded
as quite immaterial, I hope for an
awakening of the dormant public spirit;
of those who now see no wrong possi- 1
ble in any effort to maliciously dis-1
credit John F. Hylan.
Prejudices and Animosities
"The spectacle of certain grand jury?
men of undenied personal prejudices
and animosities pawing over the pri?
vate papers of the Mayor of New York,
seeking eagerly to unearth some grisly
morsel of public or private scandal out
of the correspondence seized by a
shameful prostitution of the great
power of the grand jury, suggests to
my mind a greater contempt for the
rights of the community and a greater
menace to society than any crime of
any individual could possibly contain.
The thing was unmanly, un-American
"Even in the face of the invasion of
my private rights I do not wish to
be understood as claiming protection
for them. Having called public atten?
tion to this dangerous assault on one
of the most sacred rights of citizen?
ship, I declare that I am quite willing
that any correspondence of mine, pub?
lic or private, may be advertised to the
whole world, provided only that those
members of the grand jury who advo?
cate it shall personally and with equal
publicity certify it to be a public neces?
sity. Then the public can judge of
their good faith." ?
Investigating Vice Trust
Raymond F. Almirall, an architect,
is foreman of the gramj jury. At his
home last night it was said that it
was not known when Mr. Almirall
would return. Since the grand jury
began its investigation of the Police
Department and the alleged vice trust
some of its members have expressed
the belief that their telephone wires
have been tapped and that they were
being shadowed. As a result some of
the grand jurors have refused to live
at their homes, but have engaged
rooms at hotels or at their clubs to
minimize the espionage.
Still Raided in St. Louis
Thousand Gallons of Liquor
Seized in Cellar of Residence
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 9 ?Seven men were
arrested and about one thousand gal?
lons of whiskey and wine were seized
last night by internal revenue agents
and the local police in a raid on a
moonshine still in basements and sub
cellars of residences in the southern
part of the city. The still is the larg?
est and most complete that has been
discovered by revenue agents in cen?
tral district in the last thirty years.
Five of the seven men arrested were
at work in the cellars when the raid
was made. The others came in while
the raid was in progress. All resiei*
at the two residences under which the
still waa built.
Btilto. * Washington Sondar Excursion via
Nnvr Jertwy Central. Nov. 16th, $3.70. war
taut 30c. Juva. ?Liberty St. Saturday midnight.
Dead in Wake
Of Speeding Car
Woman Also Discovers Her
2 Sons Unconscious Be?
side Him Near Vanderbi??
House ; Search for Slayers
The entire police force of Richmond,
including twenty motorcycle men.
spent last night searching for a yellow
automobile which ran down and killed
Eugene Puoy, of 113 West Sixteenth
Street, and seriously injured his two
sons, one of whom is expected to die.
From 9 p. m. until early this morningf
every machine was held up at the St.
George, Tottenville, Mariners' Harbor,
Carte ret and Port Richmond ferries
and its occupants questioned.
Puoy, his wife, three daughters and ?
two sons, Ar.drean, twenty-one, and ;
Louis, fourteen, went to New Dorp ?
yesterday to close their summer I
bungalow. About 7:30 they started to !
walk along New Dorp Lane to the
Staten Island Railroad station, some?
thing more than two miles. The
mother and the girls were about 200
yards ahead. All were in the middle
of the road, there being no sidewalks.
The highway is well lighted.
Car Passes Women
Just as Mrs. Puoy and her daughters
reached the gates of the late Commo?
dore Vanderbilt's mansion they were
passed by a machine traveling at an
excessive speed. They observed the
car's yellow body but were unable to
distinguish whether anyone but the
driver was in it. They thought noth?
ing of the incident, and kept on. Sev?
eral minutes later Mrs. Buoy looked
back to ascertain if her husband and
sons were coming. Not seeing them,
she and the girls started back.
A few yards east of the Vanderbilt
gates they came upon -Puoy, dead, and
Andrean and Louis, unconscious, in
the roadway. Another passing auto
was hailed and notified the New Dorp
police, who cent out a general alarm.
Dr. William Hetzel said Puoy had
been killed instantly, having suffered
a compounel fracture of the skull. The
sons were taken to Staten Island Hos
Eital. Andrean has concussion of the
rain, his right leg is broken and may
bo injured internally. He is expected
to die. Louis suffered a fracture of
the left leg, scalp wounds and con?
tusions of the body.
Detective Get? Clew
Detective Joseph Detroit, who was
assigned to the investigation, said last
| night he had obtained a clew to the
identity of the yellow car's driver and
hoped to make an arrest within
Ten-year-old Astor Lursen, of 238
East 128th Street, was killed yesterday
when he darted in front of an auto?
mobile at 127th Street and Third Ave?
nue. The machine was operated by
Manuel Daly, of 707 Eagle Avenue, The
Bronx. Witnesses held Daly blame?
John Kruchers, of 121 West Nine?
teenth Street, Bayonne, N. J., was
thrown from his motorcycle and killed
yesterday when making a sharp turn
out of the Bayonne City Park. Con?
stant Urban, of 411 Avenue C,
Bayonne, occupying the rear seat, was
Colonel Hartz Completes
'Around the Rim' Flight
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9.?Having
crossed every border state, Lieutenant
Colonel R. L. Hartz returned to-day to
Boiling field here, of which he is com?
mandant, after completing the first
"around-the-rim" flight in the history
of American aviation.
Colonel Hartz, accompanied by Lieu?
tenant E. E. Harmon, pilot, and Jerry
Dobias and Jack Harding, mechani?
cians, left Washington July 24, flying
up the Atlantic coast ,to Augusta, Me.,
thence westward along the Great Lakes
and Canadian border to Seattle, then
down the Pacific Coast to San Diego,
across to El Paso, New Orleans and
Per.sacola, and up the Atlantic coast
to Washington. The last lap of the
flight was from Pinehurst, N. C, to
Italy Puts $8,000,000
Back of Housing Plan
ROME, Nov. 9.?Forty million lire,
or approximately $8.000 000, has been
appropriated by the Council of Minis?
ters to be given as a mortgage to the
real estate union for construction of
cottages and other living quarters for
the lower middle classes. There is a
great dearth of living quarters in
Rome, while building is made almost
impossible owing to the prohibitive
price of materials.
The situation is rendered more grave
by the fact that t::ere are no adequate
accommodations for tourists, whose re?
turn at an early date has been ex?
pected to render valuable aid to the
exhausted Italian finances.
Injunction Against Work?
ers Is Denounced as So
"Autocratic as to Stag?
ger the Human Mind"
Appeal to Public
U. S. Assurance Claimed
That Lever Act Would
Not Apply to Workers
Sew York Tribvtt*
Wa-xh ngton Bureau
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9.?Denoundnr
the coal strike injunction, but not di?
rectly advising that it be disobeyed,
the executive council of the American
Federation of Labor announced to-night
that the full support of organized labor
would be thrown behind the striking
At the same time the executive board
and division presidents of the miners'
organizations were gathering in Indian?
apolis, and the indications there were
that the leaders would decide to obey
the mandate of the Federal court and
withdraw the strike order.
The A. F#of L. committee, after it?
meeting here, which was held behir?4
closed doors and lasted seven he ira
issued a statement holding the strike
"justified," giving it unqua iried in?
dorsement and assuring the United
Mine Workers of America of the finan?
cial as well as moral support of organ
Writ Declared Unwarranted
The injunction proceedings of the
government, and especially the orde
granted ye?tcrday b Federal .lueig?
Anderson at Indianapolis directing the
strike leaders to call the strike off
were dec.ared to be 'unwarranted."
The government's whole course ii
fighting the strike was attacked b;
the labor council. The Lever act, upo:
which the mandatory injunction wa
based, was enacted, the . council d?
clared, with the express understand!!!
that it should not apply to labo
1'resident Wilson, Food Administra^
Hoover and Attorney General Gregor
during the war specifically Jeclare
that the act was not to apply to th
right of labor to strike, the labe
The action of the executive counc
of the federation removes the last po.*
sibility of a speedy settlement of th
strike, in the opinion of the labor le?c
ers who conferred to-day. The Amer
can Federation of Labor will giv
financial assistance to the striker
whose own funds are tied up by th
court injunction, and, it is said her?
will support the mine workers' official
in fightirfg the order of Judge Andei
son to bj*ing the strike to an end n
6 o'clock -tipit Tupadav.
Organized Labor on Trial
The members of the executive coun?
cil of the federation entend the con?
ference at 3 o'clock this afternoon
firm in the belief that organized labor
was on trial in the miners' strike and
with the firm intention of standing
back of the miners in a fight against
President Samuel Gompers of the
federation presided, and during the
meeting got in communication over
the telephone with Acting Presi?
dent John L. Lewi* of the United
Mine Workers arid discussed with him
plans for lighting the court order.
It is regarded u ?> certain in labor
circles here to-night tiiat tho order
will be disobeyed, and that in case the
strike leaders are taken into court on
a contempt charge the federation will
finance the local action of the miners*
officials in combating the order.
Those who attended the meeting, in
additi<;n to President Gompers, were
Secretary Frank Morrison, Treasurer
Daniel J. Tobin, Frank Duffy. W. D.
Mahon, T. A. Rickert, Jacob Fischer
and Matthew Woll.
Federation Define. Position
The statement ?pas issued over their
signatures. It follows:
The statement loiiows:
"The executive council of the Ameri?
can Federation of Labor, called into
special session it; the city of Washing?
ton for the express purposo of con?
sidering the coal strike, the conditions
which brought on the strike, as well
as the court proceedings brought by
the government, submit to our fellow
citizens and to our fellow workers, the
"The executive council is of the
opinion that the officers of the United
Mine Workers of America did every?
thing in their power to avert this great
industrial controversy. Of all the
great industries in our country, there
is none so dangerous to human life
as the coal industry. The men who
?o down under the ground to dig coal,
>:0 the domestic and industrial needs
of the nation may be supplied, are en?
gaged in werk more hazaidous than
any other emp'oyment.
"Due consideration has never been
given to the dinner surrounding the
coal miners. There is no other class
of employment where each individual
worker is so isolated and in whose dis?
tricts there is such a lack of oppor?
tunity for social intercourse and en?
joyment. The condition of the miner
and his family is such that he is prac?
tically deprived not only of sunshine
and resh air, but to a certain extent
he is deprived of the association and
companionship of all other human be?
ings outside of his own particular class
who are themselves engaged in the
dangerous and unhealthy occupation o?
Employment Declared Uncertain
"The miners suffer more than any
other workers from periods of compul?
sory unemployment, authentic statis?
tics show the miners have les:, ?han
200 days of employment during each
year. THe wages of the miners, conse?
quently, having to spread over the en?
tire year, are greatly reduced as a re?
sult of non-employment existing in
"The high cost of living has pr?
eented itself in perhaps m more serious
form in isolated minin^___jpa ?than la