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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1920
Fair and <~ontinu^Ko! to-day; to?
morrow fair ^trith ?lowly
Fuji report on last paie?
;i: :?: :?:
In Greater N?w York
Wit h in snn \tn..?
Tells 5,000 Women He Fa?
vors Department in De?
fense of Mothers, Child?
hood and Publie Health
Guests Call Move
Scores Administration for
Failing to Enforce Dry
Law and Halt Lynching
From o staff Correspondant
MARION. Ohio, Oct. 1. - - The ere
??.ion of n Federal Department of Pub
lie Welfare to '"unction in defense o
maternity, childhood and public healt
was proposed to-day by Senator Hard
In in a speech l*i social justice t
5,000 women who had come to his fror
porch from all points of the compas
Senator Harding attacked the Wilso
Administration for its failure to ei
force prohibition, declaring: that la
enforcement does not hinge on the E:
ecutive's personal approval or disa]
pro val of the law. The candidate pa
flatly that he was against the Ve
Many in ihc gathering of newly-e:
irnnchised voters believed that in tl
progressive utterances of the nornim
they caught a hint of an intention
appoint a woman Cabinet member
"Madame perhaps Miss) Secretary
Public Wi Ifare." However that m
be determined in the future, there w
no doubt in the mind of any prese
that Senator Harding had gone far
?dvano arty platforms.
By this speech Senator Hardi
hopes to silence for all time the
ctitics who have called him a :
actionary. He said in his speech tr
he had no doubt there will be so?
now who will call him an extremi
and he hastened to say that the soc
justice he conceives is not patern
Reasons for Proposal
Twelve million American women
industry whose potential maternity
quires the protection of governme
child labor aliases and low hea
itindards, as revealed by the vast ar
of American youths rejected
physically defective when called in
draft, are the primary reasons
pelling Senator Harding to propos
centralization of* the now hopeles
scattered welfare projects of the g
trament. Outlining his plans, Sem
"While others may rave their t
fixed upon some particular piece
legislation or some particular polic;
social justice which calls for the s
pathetic consideration of us all. ?
without hesitation that our prin
consideration must be the machii
of administration, and that when
time comes for us to reorganize
administrativo government in W
ington we must ali s.ar.d together
the creation of a Department of Pi
Almost as important as Sen
Harding's proposal was the genuin*
thusia .'.omen who heard
was not an ordinary gathering. T
were social workers, professional \
?n, women from the farms and c
working women and women einplo
?omen who had achieved personal
tinction in arts and letters and w<
who represent the great group of 1
?lakers. They were presented by
. Raymond Robins.
When Senator Harding had fin
Bpeaking tl , a- light! d leaden ?
gathering mdeavored to express
?actions - thi am!'nude. Mrs.
"?J*r ? the writer, sah
' The !:??; u) lican party, which
Jn tin s many people,
'n the ' ? ervatism, ?a;
JBV com? th a pronouncemc
?ne .?i1 iberalism.
?s nothing equivocal about the ]
?ses mad' I ;?? Senator Harding,
supplement and elaborate in the
MtiBffctory manner the
lating to social justice in the Re
can party platform. l
?ied out, as they certainly will b
beginning op a new era in govcri
not a benevolenl patefna
recognition of the responsibilitie
obligations of the government 1
People, [n -the j has ;
been laid upon the obligation i
people to government But obli
?s a mutua! thing from people
goverr.nva- and from governmi
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U. S. Destroyer Hit-*
Mine at Riga, is Re
Engines? of Kane Disabled
She Proceeds to Port I
der Her Own Steam
RIGA, Latvia. Oct. 1.?The
States destroyer Kane suffered <
t* her engines while outside Riga
not In neod of assistance, accori
"Wireless message received to-di
Ktne expects to reach Riga to-i
"norning, the message said.
The United States torpedo b
?troyer Brooks sent a wireless d
to the Kane offering assistait
*M Kane replied, "Thanks, need
Early reports said the Kane
? mine at 3 o'clock this aftern
t?en miles northeast of Wind
?bout two miles off the coast.
H-pomd that her starboard
?-'?i ?Sen damag-ed, but that sh
he able to proceed with her ?
The Brooks rushed out fro
tr, the assistance of the Kan?
the torpedo boat destroyer Gilti
rnained ready for anj emerg
i> WASHINGTON, Oct. 1. Th
Department had received no re
<*?y of any accident to the d
Aane. She arrived at Danzig la
jj*y. nnd no report of her sai
*?** hat been received, here.
Coolidge and Harding
On Porch October 18
CHICAGO, Oct. 1.?Senator
Harding ami Governor Coolidge
will both speak front Mr, Har
ding's front porch on October 18,
it was announced hero to-day at
the Republican National Commit?
A special ifTort is being made
to have women voters attend.
Black and Tans
Wreck Town to
Bombs Hurled by IriA Con?
stabulary Before TWrh Is
Applied in Reprisal for
Shooting of Inspector
Fifteen Buildings Burned
Extra Police on Way From
S1 i g o to Tubbercurry
Fired On From Ambush
DUBLIN, Oct. 1.- Confirmation has
been received here that reprisals fol?
lowed the shooting from ambush yes?
terday of District Inspector Brady
near Tubbercurry. County Sligo, who
was killed, and of two constables who
Brady, when an officer at the front
in the late war, was chosen by Field
Marshal Haig to carry dispatches to
Windsor Castle to the King.
After the shooting four lorries con?
taining "Black and Tans" entered
Tubbercurry, fired their'ri?es, threw
bombs and set fire to houses, destroy?
ing six important business buildings
and two creameries.
Fifteen shops and residences were
wholly or partly destroyed. Hardly a
house in the town remained undam?
aged. The townspeople anticipated
the raid and a majority of them had
This morning extra police on their
waj from Sligo to Tubbercurry were
fired on, No casualties have been re?
BELFAST, Oct. 1. A police patrol
was ambushed yesterday near Tubber?
curry. County Sligo, by a large party of
armed civilians. District Inspector
Brady was shot dead, the head consta?
ble was wounded and another constable
less seriously wounded.
Unconfirmed reports say several
houses have been burned in reprisal
for the attack.
Inspector Brady was the son of a
former member of Parliament, J. P.
Brady, and had a notable war record.
While searching a house in Lisear
roll. County Cork, on Tuesday, a party
of the military was fired on by civil?
ians. The soldiers returned the fire,
killing one of their assailants.
LIMERICK, Oct. t.?Two constables
were shot and killed near O'Brien's
Bridge last night, when a police patrol
was tired upon.
Sinn Fein Heads Marked
For Death, Says Griffiths
Secret Order Indicates Govern?
ment Plans to Withdraw
Part of Troops From Erin
From The Tribune's European Bureau
Copyright, 197:0. New York Tribune Inc.
LONDON, Oct. 1.?"A certain num?
ber of Sinn Fein leader^ arc marked
down for assassination and I am first
on the list." This direct charge was
made by Arthur Griffith to-day to a
gathering of newspaper men in Dublin.
"Reports oi' a split between the mod?
erates and extremists within the Sinn
Fein are being circulated to give the
impression that one section is assas
: inating the other," the republican
vice-president added, "but the govern- ;
mem is behind the killings."
He ; roduced a copy of ? secret mili?
tary headquarters order, issued after
the sack of Balbriggan, as proof that
the reprisai- were a calculated policy,
of the organized government.
['he British Imperial Cabinet held an
important meeting in Downing Street,,
to-day, which was attended by General ?
Macready and Sir llamar Greenwood.
Reports of a vast Sinn F?in conspir?
acy 'a gel recruits to the republican
cause, including doctors, nurses and
technical experts in London and other I
big English cities, for to receive, seri- j
Troops May Be Withdrawn
A secret headquarters order, ob- |
tained and sent out for publication by
a local Sinn F?in agent, indicates that
the government intends to withdraw
some at least of its troops from Ire
land, leaving the ?'.lack and 'fans to |
take their place as representatives of
law and order. Notices threatening I
reprisals have been served by the I
police upon the Mayor and councillors
of Londonderry, More of th?' Black '
and Tan-; are being drafted into the ]
LONDON, Oct. 2 (By The Associated
Press). -An editorial appealing to-day j
in The New Statesman, a weekly re?
view of politics a:ui literature, charges1
Premier Llqyd George vita responsi?
bility tor the "Black and Tan" reprisals
in Ireland. It says it understands
upon authority which "we find ?t im?
possible to doubt" that the policy of
meeting outrage with outrage was de?
liberately considered and deliberately
decided upon in Downing Street four
months ago, shortly after the appoiru
(Contlnsied on p?g? tnroe)
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Irreconcilable on League
Notifies National Com?
mittee to Make No More
Campaign Date? for Him
Denies Any Break
With Hard in?
Root's Work for Courl
Held Cause of Senator'?
Action; Johnson Loyal
From The Tribune's Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1,- Senato;
\ William E. Borah, of Idaho, irreeon
cilable opponent of the League of Na
1 tions, announced to-day that hereaf
ter he will conduct his own speakim
campaign independent of the Republi
can national leaders.
Sunday Senator Borah sent word t
Senator Harry S. New, head of th
' speakers' bureau of the Rep?blica
: National Committee, and to the Nei
York headquarters of the committe?
! that in the future he would make hi
j own engagements for speaking an
J that he was reserving his time to him
j self for the remainder of the can
Senator Borah, however, said to-da
that he will go into Connecticut an
deliver three speeches nnxi week t
j help Senator Frank B. Brandegee, or
1 of the irreconcilables in the Senat
who is up for reelection. Senator Bora
j will speak in Danbury Monday nigh
| in New Haven Wednesday night and
Bridgeport on Thursday.
Emphatic denial was niade by tl
Idaho Senator that any break has o
curred between the Republican nation
leaders, and the league opponents, ai
the Borah announcement was regard?
in political circles here to be simply
preparedness move on the part of Sen
tor Borah and his fellow irreconeil
Root's Activity Behind Move
The fac? that Elihu Root, u
played an important part in the dral
ing of the reservations to the Versaill
Treaty when that document was befo
the Senate last winter, went to Euro
at the request of President Wilson a
helped to draft the constitution of t
international court of justice at the i
rection of the League ?f Nations cou
cil, was behind the move it was ?
It was explained that some of the
reconcilables are somewhat appreh(
sive of Mr. Root's influence with I
publican national leaders, and these
reconcilables, it was said, took stt
to place themselves in what was tern
a "reserved position," so that tl
would be able to drop out of the ca
paign for the election of Senator H
ding in case the international court
justice should be favorably regare
either by the Republican nominee
by the Republican national leaders.
Senator Borah would not comm
on his action to-day, but he made
clear that the league opponents h,
been entirely satisfied to date with
position of Senator Harding on
treaty and the league.
The national committee, it was
plained, has wanted to arrange an
tensive speaking schedule for Sena
Borah. The matter was being com
ered when the notification from
Idaho Senator was received.
To Continue Support of Hardin
Senator Borah's action in refusinj
permit the national committee to
range speaking dates for him will
prevent him from continuing on
stump for Senator Harding, he s
He said that he .sent the message to
national committee, so that he wc
not have to cancel any engagem?
should he find it impossible to conti
to speak for the Republican nomin
position on the league.
The action of Senator Borah
taken entirely independent, of Sen:
Hiram W. Johnson, of California
'was said. Senator Johnson recently
nounced that he would tali?.' the sti
for Senator Harding, and opened
speaking campaign in Sac?ame
Calif., a week ago.
Special Dispatch to The r ?bunc,
SAN' FRANCISCO, Oct. 1.?Comm
ing on the Washington dispatch
Senator Borah, of Idaho, had canee
future speaking dates in the Pi
dential campaign, which were to
directed from New York and Chic
and that ho was reported to 1
joined with Senator Johnson, of C
fornia, in an effort to determin
Senator Harding would "scran"
League of NationSj Senator Join
"In my opinion, and this I say t
(Co'itlnuod on pano sight)
Belgium and Holland
Negotiate Defense Pact
BRUSSELS, Oct. 1.?The Na?
tion Beige saya to-day it is in?
formed that the Belgian-Dutch
negotiations at present under con?
sideration concern the conclusion
of a defensive agreement, aiming
not only at the Wieringen pas?
sage and the Scheldt River ques?
tion, but the whole Belgian terri
Such a military agreement gen?
erally is considered as the only
means for Belgium and the Allies
i to be enabled to assure the de
i fense of Antwerp and the Scheldt
i River, the newspaper declares.
Tax Lists Show
Kealtv and Personal Hold?
ings on Whieh City Will
Levy 2 P. C. Assessment
Is Pul at Ten Billions j
Below Budget Demands
Craig Sees Baiikrnpley Un?
less Estimates Are Cut ;
Tilford Estate the Biggest
The taxable property on which the
city can draw 2 per cent for the tower- ?
ing 1921 budget, including both realty
and personal property, is $10,238,090,
317, according to the books of the De?
partment of Taxes and Assessments,
which were opened yesterday. This
shows a total increase1? over the as?
sessed valuations for this year of ap- !
proximately $1,500,000,000, but the in?
crease falls far short "'of providing,
within the constitutional limit, for the ,
enormous estimated increases for the
Comptroller Charles L. Craig warned
the members of the Board of Estimate,
after the tax ligures became known,!
that the tentative budget probably \
would run over half a billion dollars
and, at this rate, would exceed the con- j
stitutional limit by at least $7!.".,000,000. j
With the budget estimates from city !
departments tabulated up to last night, !
according to Finance Department fig- I
ures, the 1921 budget would exceed j
$550,000,00(1, and some departmental i
requests for next year are still to be ?
The Comptroller declared that it was ;
imperative for the finance and budget I
committee of the Board of Estimate in i
making up the 1921 budget to make j
every retrenchment possible. Other?
wise, it was said, the city was on the I
road to bankruptcy.
The constitutional limit on the bud-1
get is fixed at 2 per cent, of the total!
assessed valuation of property, both;
realty and personalty. The state tax, j
debt service charges, general fund and
other items are added to the budget, I
but are not affected by the 2 per cent. |
constitutional limit. An analysis made!
by the city authorities yesterday, based I
on the tax figures, indicated that the !
estimated 1921 budget would have to i
be cut down nearly $100,000,000 in or-!
der to come safely within the legal!
limit. A great part of this amount!
will have to be psmned from the city
The assessed valuation of real estate
shows an increase over this year of
$1,399,607,494, making the total as?
sessed valuation ?? 008,017,467. The as?
sessed valuation of personal property
shows a decrease of $155,874,550. The j
personalty total for next year is $030,- i
072,850, as against $785,947,400 for this!
Jacob A. Cantor, president of the
Tax Board, said that the decrease in
personalty assessments was caused by
legislative enactment exempting all in?
tangible property. He declared, how?
ever, that the decrease was more than
offset by the income tax and the in?
creased tax on corporations. The per?
sonal tax exemption law was in force !
when this year's assessments were
made up, but the assessors generally
disregarded it at that time and forced
prospective taxpayers to resort to the
courts to get their old assessments re?
Officials of the tax department said
that if it were not for the thousands
of new names that had been added to
the personal tax rolls for 1921 the de
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Dullest Oct. 1 on Record
for Van Men Attributed
Solely to Laws Passed
j at the Special Session
i Real Estate Board
Plans Test Suits
Declares Universal Era of
Non-Payment of Rents
Is Menace for Landlords
About 100,000 families, taking advan
i tage of the new rent l.iwa, defied theii
! landlords yesterday by refusing tc
i move. Only 5,000 families chang?e
their residences. This, van owners as
serted, constituted the dullest Octo
ber 1 known in years. They d?clar?e
that had the new laws not been enactec
fully 50,000 evicted .families, becaust
of the housing shortage and the lacl
of vans, would have found their furni
ture on the sidewalks.
These, coupled with an official an
nouncement by the Real Estate Boan
that a legal tight is to be begun at ono
to test the constitutionality of the nev
laws, were the outstanding features o
moving day. Edward P. Doyle, of th
board's executive committee, assertei
that the laws designed to protect ten
ants had "inaugurated an era of uni
versal nonpayment of rent, or payment
by checks, from which increases dc
manded by landlords had been dc
He described the condition as soviet
ism and declared that thousands o
landlords deprived f their rent will b
unable to meet their interest dues o
mortgages and their fees for insuranc
and that savings banks, dependen
'..pon mortgage interest, will sutler.
Many Rents Held Up
Arthur J. W. Hilly, chairman of th
Mayor's Committee on Rent Profited
ing, admitted that the rents on thov
sands of apartr?cntb liad probabl
been held up on the advice of the con
mittee and that the landlords thus a
fected probably will not receive pa;
ment for a month, when many suii
will be begun. He said that tenar,'
were being urged to pay their re?
where its fairness was ' unquestione
and that while landlords are at a di
advantage the chaotic condition is n,
nearly as great as if 100,000 familii
had been turned into the streets t
eviction proceedings, which would ha1
been the case had the laws not be(
passed. The status of tenants. ;
given by Mr. Lilly, is:
Tenants do not have to move if th'
have no plr.ee to move lo, even if the
apartment has been leased to some oi
Those who have no leases ahou
tender the rent for October on t
basis of the rent for September,
the landlord accepts, he automatical
continues the old lease; -if he declin
to accept he mu3t wait a month befo
he can start proceedings.
If a tenant has signed a lease sin
April 1, last, in which he agreed to p
an increase, whether 25 per cent.
otherwise, because he feared he wov
be put out, he may deduct the increa
and leave the landlord to accept or i
fuse. Rut Mr. Hilly believes th
where tenants, have agreed to inereas
in good' faith they "should stick
Moving Rush Not Over
Van owners said that yesterda;
moving of about 5,000 families is or
a fraction of the shifting about tl
will take place between now and Oc
ber 15. They said they had orders t
moving about 15,000 families in tl
period. Ordinarily, they said, the t
nual season calls for the moving of r
less than 100,000 families in the peri
beginning a week before and extend?
until two weeks after October 1.
The Van Owners Association, me
bers of which control the bulk of I
moving business, said that about
per cent, of those who had planned
move yesterday had suddenly chanr.
their minds because of the public
given the rights of tenants under 1
new laws. The sudden falling off
business was a boon to the van m
they said, because it enabled them
avoid the usual rush which sometin
continued until after midnight.
incidentally, it was announced tl
the van owners, who have been han
capped by a strike, have retail
Colonel Frederick A. Molitor to put
van business on an open shop ba
Colonel Molitor directed the. format
of the independent trucking syst
of the Citizens Transportation C<
mittee, which grew out of the lo
Acting under orders from Just
Aaron J. Levy, president of the Bo;
of Municipal Court Justices, the cou
yesterday refused to issue any evict
warrants in holdover or other tenai
Justice John R. Davies, of the
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IK S. to Export 8 Million
Tons of Coal to Europe
E. /. Bencina Reaches Pari?
to Straighten Out Tangles
Over Deliveries to France
PARIS, Oct. 1.?-Edward J. Berwind,
President of the Berwind White Coal
Mining Company, of Philadelphia, has
arrived in Paris to confer with officials
of the French government on the fuel
situation in France. He told the Asso?
ciated Press to-day that he would re?
main in Paris for several weeks and
in the course of conferences with offi?
cials and French coal operators would
attempt to straighten out the tangles
in the coal export trade between France
and the United States.
According to present plans, the Uni?
ted States will export between 6,000,000
and 8,000,000 tons of coal to Italy and
France within the next twelve months.
Prance, Mr. P? wind pointed out, would
receive a la i t of thi*.
It was no cleai whether this
amount would tidi France ov< r her fuel
difficulties. But at nn\ rate it would
make a marked improvement in the
An English coal strike, in the opinion
of Mr. Herwind, would have a very
serious effect at present, and would
tend to upset .ill existing ai rangements
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Hungry Telephone Man Gives
, Criminal Courts Bomb Scare
Consternation swept through the'
corridors of the Criminal Courts :
Building yesterday when Sergeant John |
W. Frazer, or the Fast 104th Street
police station announced that he had .
found a bomb in one of the telephone
Sergeant Frazer wound his way
around the halls of the second floor,
proceeded slowly down the long stairs
and walked out to White Street with
a metal case about twenty inches long
eighteen inches deep and four inches i
He courageously put the case on the i
curb of White Street and "shooed"1
away building employees, casual ob- ?
servers, reporters, newspaper photog?
raphers and newsboys.
Came Fireman" John C. Lickdyk?. of
Eng i i ompanj 31, which ? located
across from the Criminal Couit". Build?
ing on White Street. He carried the
case to a rear room in (he firehouse, in?
cased with red bricks and in former!
limes the dining-room of the now de?
fer? tire department horses.
The Bureau of Combustibles then wajs
notified. # i
While waiting for ieprespn!."\*;v>? n-f j
that bureau the firemen of Engine Com
pany ."51 formed a cordon around the
lire house and permitted no one to pass
on the same side o!" Lafayette Street or
Franklin Street except?except Miss
Marjorie Fitting, of 30 Third Street,
Brooklyn, the telephone switchboard
operator of the Criminal Courts Build?
ing. She walked calmly into the red
brick room, turned the case about and
remarked with a smile that it was
probably a telephone company repair
"Why don't you open it?" she asked
the dozen or more men who were on
the threshold of the room. She was
answered with silence and several
Arrived John Cailahan and James R.
Dixon from the Bureau of Combustibles.
They examined the case rather cau?
tiously and concluded that it was more
than probable that it would not ex?
plode if it were ripped open with a
They were thinking abou' doing this
when Flarley Mozee, an employee of the
telephone company, rushed into the fire
house and demanded his kit.
He opened -he 'bomb" with a iong
key, disposing .-everal tools and some
wire. He had left it in the booth while
he went to get something to eat.
T 1 I K P ? .% Z ?
GRILL ROC* w open, Tee? Dinner
?nd Supper Dance?,
Swann on ?ttelfs Trail
In Ball Frauds; National
League Men Under Fire
Herrmann and Others Tell
of Cases of Chase and
Magee ; Affidavit From
Mathewson Is Presented
Ve?ck Says Aug. 31
i Game Was Straight
Shipment of $20,000 and
Possible Effect on 1919
Race Subject of Inquiry
CHICAGO, Oct. 1.- The Cook County
I Grand Jury investigating the baseball
scandal to-day received further infor?
mation concerning the throwing of
games in last year's world series, but
devoted most of the dav's sessions to
an investigation of alleged crooked
work in the National League.
William Veeck, president of the Chi
cago National League club, told the
jury that his private investigation of
charges that the Philadelphia-Chicago
National League game of August 31
had been fixed for Philadelphia to win
led him to believe that the club itself
had been made the "sucker" in the
case. Other witnesses gave additional
details of activities which led to the
discharge from baseball of Lee Magee
and Hal Chase.
Veeck said evidence he had found in
Detroit convinced him there was no
crooked work in the August 31 game.
He said be believed the gamblers them?
selves had sent him the telegrams say?
ing it was fixed and that they had done
this to make the club switch from
Hendrix, a comparatively weak pitch- |
er, scheduled to hurl, to Alexander,
one of the best in the league. This
gave Chicago its strongest possible
line-up, which was what the gamblers
wanted, he said.
Herrmann Presents Affidavits
Garry Herrmann- president of the
Cincinnati club and formerly chair?
man of the National Commission, pre?
sented affidavits from Christy Mathew?
son, former New York pitcher and
Cincinnati manager; "Greasy" Neale,
i Cincinnati outfielder; Jimmy Ring,
Cincinnati pitcher, and Manager Mc
Graw of the New York Giants.
These affidavit?, he told newspaper
men, absolutely proved the guilt of
Chase and Magee.
The affidavit from Ring is said to
have told how Chase approached the I
pitcher when he was just breaking!
into the big leagues and asked him if i
he "wanted to make a lor, of money!
by throwing games." Ring was quoted
as telling Chase to "go to the devil,"1
and then reporting the affair to Herr-1
On another occasion, Herrmann is !
said to have told the jury. Ring ac-;
c.epted ?50 from Chase, but immediate
ly reported it to the club management, j
$20,000 Shipment Subject of Queries ;
A mysterious shipment of $20,000,
transferred from Chicago to New York!
while the Cincinnati Reds and the New
York Giants were fighting for the Na?
tional League championship last year I
was said to he one of the matters about
which Herrmann was questioned.
One version is that the $20,000 was
bet on the Reds; another, that it was
used to help keep that team in the world
sgrios race. The Reds won in their
battle with the Giants.
Mr. Herrmann's appearance at the
Criminal Court Building was coincident
with that of State's Attorney Maelay
Hoyne. Arriving from New York at 11
o'clock, Mr. Hoyne at once took charge
of the inquiry. His first act was to go
before the grand jury and deny reports
that he had threatened to halt the in?
vestigation. He declared, instead, that
he thought the investigation had ac?
complished a great deal. Contradict?
ing a reported interview obtained in
New York, he stated that he had no
fault to find with the indictments
which had been issued.
The important information which Mr.
Hoyne whs supposed to be bringing
back from New York did not mat? rial
ize. He said, however, that further
important facts would promptly be
forthcoming when a detective agency
now working on the scandal in New
York had completed its investigation.
Weaver Holding Off
Dr. Raymond Prettyman, dentist for
"Buck" Weaver's family, told of a
conversation with Weaver's mother-in
lew in which he was quoted as saying
Fred McMullin brought a package to
Weaver's home which the. latter re?
fused to accept. The package was of
a size which might, have contained,
money, Prettyman said he understood.
The rumors yesterday that Fred Mc?
Mullin and "Buck" Weaver w re
to come forward and confess w< re
persistent again to-day. William Sul?
livan, an investigator of Mr. Hoyne's
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German Prince Charged j
With Attempted Fraud
Said to Have Been in Plot to
Obtain 2,000.000 Rifles Left j
by Army in Holland
BERLIN, Oct. 1. ? Prince Gottfried
Hohenlohe-Langenburg, with other
officers, has been arrested, according
to the newspapers, on a charge of at?
tempting to obtain possession of
2,000,000 rifles left behind in Holland
during the retreat of the German
army, with a view to selling them un?
lawfully. The prisoners were pro?
visionally released after a preliminary
examination by the public prosecutor.
Prince Hohenlohe-Langenburg last
April was fined 1,000 marks for his
connection with the attack on mem?
bers of the French mission in the
Rotel Adlon early in the year. This
attack was led by Prince Joachim of
Kohenzollern, a coua?n of former
German Army 150,000 Strong
BERLIN, Oct. lx?The German army
now numbers 150,000 men. The Ger
'?,.: troops have evacuated fifty ?til
<?? neters of ;th?L- jsoim*. ?ip?*-th* Rhin?.
Bill to Make Crooked
Baseball Federal Crime
Spe, ?at Dispatch to The Tribune
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1.- A
sentence of from two to rive years
in the penitentiary for ball play?
ers and gamblers convicted of
throwing games played in "inter?
state commerce"' will be provided
in a bill which Representative
Sydney E. Mudd, of Maryland, will
introduce as soon as Congress
convenes, it was announced to?
The bill will cover games played
in leagues which extend into two
or more states. Clames played by
independent teams which travel
from one state to another or to
the District of Columbia or a ter?
ritory to play are to be included.
Such contests are subject to Fed?
eral legislation, he said.
Football Carnes played in "in?
terstate commerce" also will be
protected by the Mudd bill.
R. S. R. Hitt and His
Companion in Willard
Hotel in Wasiiiiiglois
Forfeit $25 Bail Each
Was Formerly Minister to
V a 11 a m a and Promi?
nent in Social Circles
? o) the Cribunc's Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON', Oct. 1.?A silver,
flask! believed to contain something;
considerably stronger in alcoholic con-|
tent than the Volstead act permits, re
fleeted light and suspicion into the '
eyes of a policewoman at the Willard ;
Hotel here last night and resulted
in the arrest of R. S. Reynolds Hitt,
former United States Minister to Pan?
ama, and his woman guest.
Each was required to put up $25 col?
lateral, which was forfeited to-day.
Neither gave the right name for in?
scription on the police blotter.
Rumor to-night had the name of the
woman as a prominent heiress, but at
a late hour her identity had not been !
The flask was spotted by Mrs. Mina
Van Winkle? whose police record as ,
head of the woman's department has
been the center of a storm of Congres- i
sional attack and investigation during
the last few years- and Miss Schofield, .
also of the Police Department.
Mrs. Van Winkle spied the flask upon
her entrance into the dining-room. The |
head of the woman's bureau made her ',
way to a table near the couple und
when dinner was over and the waiter :
had presented his check sho introduced j
herself, an introduction that proved '
somewhat costly to the diners.
Mr. Hitt is very prominent socially
and has had a distinguished diplo- ?
matic career. He was graduated from i
Yale in 1898 and studied law at Har?
vard. He was Third Secretary of the j
American Embassy at Paris in 1901 and |
1902, Second Secretary at Berlin from !
1902 to 1905, Secretary of the Embassy
at Rome from 1905 to 1908 and then
Secretary at Rome from 1908 to 1910.
He was later appointed Minister to
Panama and to Guatemala, retiring
from the service ,n 1913. His resi?
dence here is 1520 Eighteenth Street.
Silences Serbian Band
With Automatic Pistol
Detroit Man Shoots One Player \
and Then Lands in Jail;
Jury to Test. Music's Value
Special Dispatch tu The Tribune.
DETROIT, Oct. 1. John Kanski
started out accompanied by an auto- ;
matic pistol and solved the problem of ;
jazz music. To-morrow morning Judge ;
Stein and a jury of newspaper report
era will decide, after hearing the band
in court, whether the music was bad :
enough to justify the shooting of one ;
of the "musicians."
It was a band out of the ordinary -
a Serbian band. It practiced at the :
home of one of the members near the
home of John Kanski.
"Let's play the masterpiece that ?rill
make us famous,'' said the. leader, Peter
Mola, "the one we dedicated to the |
great Emperor Constantine Porphjro
It was soon after this that the !
"battle" arrived in the person of John
Kanski and the above-mentioned auto?
matic. Leader Mola caught sight of ?
John and went through a nearby win-j
dow, taking with him the sash and
glass and his mustache, that measured
nine inches from tip to tip. All made
successful getaways with the excep?
tion of Peter Salindrya. who had a
round hole bored through his leg.
Kanski '.vas charged with felonious
;,.-.;.uit Mola was Instructed. to as
"mb:c hi- band in the jail yard Sat?
urday morning, regardless of a:
teste from the prisoners in V.
County Jail, and give a concert. If
th-? noise is a3 bad as Kan
it is the prosecutor wiil withdraw the
charge, but if traces of music can be ?
found the. -chwgo ?-uLJsMa.^ftiBjed. j
District Attorney Wants
to Learn if Fixers Bet
or Were Paid Winning
on Series in This City
Officers Unable to
I Find Former Boxer
Gamblers in Other Places
Involved in Inquiry Are
Reported in I\ew York
District Attorney Swann an?
nounced last night that an investi?
gation had been begun by his office
to determine if a felony had been
committed in this city in connection
with the fixing of last year's world
He said he has several process
servers out trying to find Abe Attell,
the gamhler and former feather?
weight champion, whom he wished
to question in regard to the scandal.
\ He had reason to believe, he de?
clared, that part of the crooked base
! ball scheme was carried out in New
York, and was convinced that Abe
Attell knew who did the fixing.
There were no charges against At?
tell, said Mr. Swann, who wants to
question Attell merely as a witness.
It appears from this mnve that the
authorities looking into the affair have
discovered that the important gambler??
responsible for the fixing are all in
this city, and that they can best be
dealt with by the local authorities. It
was reported (hat Mr. Swann was act?
ing on the new evidence obtained by
\laclay Hoyne, State's Attorney of
''ook County. Illinois, furnished him by
two New Yorkers who were said to be
neither gamble.-; nor baseball players.
While a definite statement, to this ef?
fect could not he obtained from the
District Attorney, he said he was act
; ing "in cooperation with the Hlibois
Move Is Against Gamblers
'Mr. Swann's action is regarded ?t>
more important for the moment, than
the inquiry now proceeding at Chicago.
because of the fact, that while the
anthoritiei have been able to reach
the players involved no progress
seeemed to have 1 en made in getting
to the gamblers "higher up" who war?
thought to be in this city.
"My process servers have been out
looking for Mr. Attell for the 1rs-.
three days," said District Attorney
Swann last night, "but have not been
able to find him. I believe he is tell?
ing the truth when he pays he knows
who did the fixing. Personally, I have
no doubt that he does know who did
the fixing and we want him to tell
"We would ?ike to know where and
when it took place and the identity of
the men who participated in the crook
ed deal. It is Quite possible, and I
have reason to believe tb;?t many 1" I i
in connection with the throwing were
placed in this city by the men in?
volved and that these bets -.v.'re the
fruits and results of contracts betweei
the gamblers and the players to throw
the game. If we find this to be true
these men will bave a felony to answer
for in this county.
Wants to Know Where Bets Were Mad*
"We have been told that $200,000
was won as the result of the fraud".
We shall ask Mr. Attell and probably
others where these bets were made
and paid. We have reason to believe
that part of the scheme to defratu
was hatched and consummated in New
York City. We will leave nothing un
done to assist the investigators at Chi?
cago in arriving at the facts and to
bring those responsible for the scandal
Efforts to reach William J. Fall?n,
attorney for Abe Attell, last night were
fruitless. Among the gamblers it was
reported that Attell had not been seen
about his usual haunts for three days
and ih.it he has probably ?eft town
Gamblers point to Mr. Swann's desire
to reach Attell rather than Arnold
Rothstein as conclusive proof tha':
Rothstein has been definitely absolved
of all :o ct on with the fixing.
There were reports, too, issuing from
Chicago, that State's Attorney Hoyne
had tried to get into touch with repre?
sentatives of Attell and his associates
in an effort to have him testify before
the grand jury under a promise o*
leniency if he were found culpable. Mr.
Hoyne, however, had told reporter*
just before departing for Chicago that.
he had not spoken to either Rothstem
or Attell. It is pointed out that Mr.
Swann's action may have been inspired
by the Illinois prosecutor's inability ta
reach the former prizefighter.
Sullivan Believed To Be Here
A canvass of the hotels in the city
failed to mid "Sport" Sullivan, the in?
dicted gambler, who ?s said to havn
left Boston for New York Thursday
It was the opinion in gambling
circles that he was in hiding here and
that he would place himself under the
guidance of Mr. Falion, Audi's law?
Nat Evans, associate of Rothstelr.,
who also was declared to have won
large sums on last year's world series,
could not be reached at his apart?
ments in the Hotel Commodore yes?
terday. Gamblers say that Evan?
never mixed w.th the associates of At?
tell, and point out that he was ill at
White. Sulphur Springis last year dur?
ing the time of the world ?enea.
"Nick the Greek," u well-known Chi?
cago gambler, noted- chiefly for hi?
high-stake dice playing, was alao laid
Co have arrived in town. He was one
of those mentioned as having bet larga
>? money on the Cincinnati team.
Gamblers Said to Hav? Rushed Hero
it was rumored that numerous other?
of the gambling fraternity had rushed
to this city from ail sections of the
country, possibly in an effort to l?av?
the jurisdiction of the Illinois courts,
and to agre? upon some d?finit*' plan
of defense. It was generally Wnown