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Jersey Governor Promises
Saturday's Contest Will
Be Held on Sehedule
Despile AH Opposition
Five Indicted Here 1
For Bogus Tickets
Charges of Conspiracy j
Against Principals in
Bout To Be Shelved
Governor Edward I. Edwards of New
Jersey announced yesterday that the
Dempsey-Carnentier fight would be I
held in spite of all efforts of blue law
reformers to prevent it. The Gov?
ernor, having made the major portion
of his election campaign speeches from
New Jersey fight arenas, made no ef- I
fort to disguise his lack of sympathy i
with the efforts of Dr. Wilbur F. ?
Crafts, superintendent of the Interna- ;
tional Reform Bureau, and others who I
would stop the bout if they could.
Following the announcement by Gov- ?
ernor Edwards there came another j
from Prosecutor Pierre Garven, at Jer- |
?ey City, who said that unless Dr. |
Crafts and the reformers associated
with him presented more facts than j
they have done in their attempt to !
?onvince him that the championship \
battle would be illegal he would not1
recommend that the Hudson County '
Grand Jury return indictments against
) the principals.
Holds Facts Insufficient
Mr. Garven also said: "I will present
all the facts that are now in my pos?
session regarding a violation of the
law on the part of the principals con?
nected v.ith the fight. But if no fur?
ther facts are presented to me, other
than those now in my possession, I
will not recommend to the grand jury
an indictment in this matter."
Mr. Garven's statement followed a
meeting he had had with indignant
and horrified representatives of Dr.
Craft's organization and the Clergy?
men's Community Club of Jersey City.
These individuals came to him after
they had failed in 'ree attempts to
get an injunctior /ing the match.
They told him t/i?t Promoter Tex
Rickard and the two combatants and
their managers were planning a crim?
inal violation of the state law by stag?
ing a prizefight instead of a boxing
match. * They were unable, however, to
convince Mr. Garven, who, it is under?
stood, had also had a conference with
! Governor Edwards.
Elsewhere the interest of the au?
thorities, where it was not confined to
arguments as to the outcome of the
?mtest between the agile Mr. Carpen?
ter and the hard-hitting Mr. Dempsey,
was centered on trying to bring to
book the counterfeiters who have
flooded the country with bogus admis?
New Counterfeit Appears
Tex Rickard standing at parade rest
with a soggy umbrella in his hand in
the lobby of Madison Square Garden
vesterday afternoon was getting a
double thrill out of the line of people
purchasing fight tickets and the oth^r
line that was paying its way into his i
Garden swimming pool. A nervous
man approached and asked him to pass j
judgment on four S50 tickets that he j
had purchased from a speculator on I
Mr. Rickard thumbed the backs of j
the cardboard tickets and pronounced !
them legitimate authorizations of ad- j
mission. Then he changed his mind j
? and procured a ticket from the box j
office. There was a s'light difference in
the "feel." An engraver declared the
four tickets were clever forgeries. The
backs had been roughened by having
rtsin baked on them after printing.
Detectives started off hot foot after
the seller of the tickets and Mr. Rick?
ard issued this statement:
"Special attention is called to pros?
pective $50 ringside purchasers for the
Dempsey-Carpentier contest at Jersey
City to-morrow to marked differences
between the. genuine and counterfeit.
"On the.face o-f the genuine ticket
marked 'ringside' the sentence under
the date and time reading 'If post?
poned this coupon will be honored on
the postponed date only' measures
212-16 inches, as compared with
27-16 inches on the counterfeit ticket.
There is a period mark at the end of
the sentence, but this is missing on
the bogus ticket.
"On the seat check stub in the sen?
tence reading: 'If postponed,' etc., the
word 'date' on the genuine is printed
with a capital 'D,' whereas the same
word on the counterfeit is with a
? small '?.'"
Five Indictments Returned
The New York County Grand Jury,
on complaint of Mr. Rickard, handed
up to Judge John F. Mclntyre in Gen?
era! Sessions yesterday indictments ;
j against five men for forging tickets j
for the championship bout. One of!
, tnese is not under arrest nnd his name ;
(Continued on P?9' three)
Anti-Beer Bill Approved
By Senate Committee
Changes Give Greater Protec- !
iion to Makers and Consum?
ers of Industrial Alcohol
WASHINGTON, June 30.?Recom- I
mendation for favorable report on the ?
?-lllis-Campbell anti-medical beer bill
was voted to-day by a Senate Judiciary ;
sub-Committee after several minor i
changes had been made in the measure
as it passed the House.
Changes to be recommended bv the :
sub-committee would afford greater :
protection to manufacturers, d.>aleis ?
and consumers of industrial alcohol, I
out wo'uld not affect the three main j
r?visions of the bill. These provisions
prohibit the prescription of beer as
ynedicine; limit prescriptions issued by
^^yncians for vinous or spirituous h
_100 in ninety days, and ex
s of the prohibition on?
to Hawaii and the Vir
?gxlfling, of the sub-corn
fxt the bill would be sub
full committee probably
? taken up in the Senate
ssible after it was rc
anges recommended by
tee, if retained, will
of the measure, to
he Senate vote.
Both Fighters Dreading Mght
Of Racking Doubt Before Bout
Dempsey Has Trained Too Much in Whirl of Crowd;
Carpentier Failed to Toughen Fiber
to Meet Punishment
By Grantland Rice
To-night when the July moon ha<<
ridden high and the ostormobr beck?
ons from the dim shadows, Dempsey
and Carpentier, at Jersey City and
Manhassct, will come to the most im?
portant stretch of their training.
Throughout the vast hubbub and the
endless babel that have beaten ?pon
them, the millions of printed words and
the thousands of printed pictures, they
come to the last night before the Big
To-morrow with an insistent groping
for the sleep that knits up the ravol'd
sleeve of care," the sleep that is needed
now more than any week of work they
have ever known.
This "night before the battle" has
marred as many champions and chal?
lengers as any opponent's speed or
power on the following day. Only those
upon the eve of some big test who have
looked for endle.ss hours with wide,
staring eyes at the ceiling, waiting for
sleep to come, know the weakening
agonj' of this last night.
In the Art of Preserving Health you
will read, "0, sleep before you fight.
'Tis not too late to-morrow to be
brave." Considering the final stages
of nervous strain, both w'ill be lucky if
they can pass a night that isn't broken
by restless tossing or marred bj
strange, fantastic dreams, where leer?
ing phantoms have arrived to foretell
i tbe_ possibilities of the day beyond.
Jeffries and Willard both know what
it means to find, the night before, the
vain groping of "tired limbs and. over
busy thoughts inviting sleep and soft
?orgotfulness." It is an old story of
both the ring and the field. And it
may come to even the gamest. Travers
knew it at Muirfield, where for nine
hours he looked, open-eyed, into the
darkness, until his weary nerves finally
gave way at dawn, leaving him an easy
prey to the first opponent in sight.
Both the champion and the challen?
ger now have time, to think it over
with their physical training done.
Neither has reached perfection, for
Dempsey has trained too much in the
jarring whirl of the crowd, and Car
pentier has made no violent effort to
toughten his fibre against the punish?
ment he will be forced to weather un?
less he can unleash a flying fist, as a
sniper shoots, early in the fight.
But in the main they are both as
ready as men can get for the job of
carrying out the basic ideals of their
They are ready to rest this last day
as the eager wayfarers from Ceylon to
California pour into the city with an
ever increasing babble of tongues as
to who will win.
If these are not dissecting all the
fully dissected ancles of the approach?
ing carnival of jab and cuff, they are
figuring out some canny sc?ieme to beat
the crowd across to Jersey. Hundreds
(Continued on paos el*ven)
Best Wishes to
| Fair and Even Break of Luck
Asked in Message; Money
to Bet on Georges on
Streets for the First Time
?Odds Are Two to Five
Tip from Ledoux Starts Men
With Satchel Filled With
Francs on Boulevards
PARIS, June 30 (By The Associated
j Press).?Georges Carpentier will re
l ceive, a few hours before he enters the
! ring' in Jersey City Saturday to meet
! Jack Dempsey for the world's heavy
; weight championship, a cablegram
I signed by Gaston Vidal, Under Secrc
i tary of State for Sports, wishing the'
: Frenchman "a fair and even break of
: luck in the battle of your life."
M. Vidal explained to The Associated
I Press that he was representing all the
| sporting federations of France and that
? he thought it his duty to express to
| the French champion the earnest good
? wishes of the French people.
j Almost the sole topic of conversation
i to-day had to do with the approaching
fight in Jersey City. Many prominent
financiers, although worried over the
financial situation growing out of the
banking troubles, expressed the opinion
| that it was a good thing "that the at?
tention of the public is centered on
the fight rather than on the financial
Wife Arranges to Get Returns
Mme. Carpentier has decided to de?
cline all invitations by the newspapers
that she. hear the reports of the prog?
ress of the fight in their editorial
rooms and will remain at home Satur?
day evening. She has requested L'Auto
to telephone her the details of the
match, round by round. Mme. Carpen?
tier was said to-day to be greatly exer?
cised over "misquotations'' attributed
to her by correspondents, especially
women writers, and to have declared
she had decided to have nothing fur?
ther to say about the match.
Shortly after noon to-day, for the
first time since the fight was ar?
ranged, there appeared on the boule?
vards money to bet on Carpentier. Two
men, one carryig a satchel containing
many francs in bills of the Banque de
France, entered the Caf? d'Angleterre
and expressed a willingness to bet at
odds of 2 to 5 on Carpcntier's chances
to win. They were accommodated with
about 20,000 francs. They then re?
paired to the Caf? de Paris, where
wagers also were laid.
Get Tip From Ledonx
The men with the satchel of money
are both intimate friends of Charley
Ledoux, the French bantamweight
champion, who is now at Manhas.set
with Carpentier, and it was whispered
that the receipt of a telegram from
Ledoux had much to do with their
Dr. Faidherde, who has been Car?
pcntier's medical adviser for several
years, in a signed article in Sporting,
says Carpentier must win over Demp?
sey "because his reflexes are infinitely
faster than those of any man in the.
Dr. Faidherde adds that between the
time an idea of a blow generates in
(Continued on pago thrc?)
Sealpers Offer Bargains
in Ringside Fight Seats
$50 Tickets, That Have Been
Bringing $70 to $250, Go
for $45 on Broadway
Fifty-dollar ringside seats to the
Dcmpsey-Carprntier fight were being
offered by speculators along Broadway
last night for $45. Ten-dollar seats
were being sold for $0.
The ringside seats were reported un?
til last night to be exhausted. None
were on sale at the Garden, and a few
days ago, when the rush to buy was
on, speculators were selling them at
prices which ranged from $70 to $250.
At that time the: man who succeeded in
getting a $50 seat, for $100 thought that
he had obtained a bargain.
Apparently the demand at those
prices had been satisfied last night
and the speculators, with ample profits
on their entire lot of tickets already in
hand, were selling out their remaining
6tock at whatever they could get.
Department Witnesses Tell
of Orders at Inspectors'
Meeting to Report First
to Corporation Counsel
"Hot Air," Says O'Brien
Denies Coaching, Declaring
He Is Not Obstacle to the
Meyer Committee Inquiry
Policemen whom the Meyer joint
legislative committee subpoenaed yes?
terday told of a meeting of inspectors
of the department, held June 21, at
which it was decided that all police?
men subpoenaed by the committee
should report to the Corporation
Counsel for instructions before re- j
sponding to the subpoena. It was said !
that the decision was in accordance !
with instructions received from the '?
Hearst - Hylan - Tammany administra- j
This information was regarded,'"^ !
members of the committee as confirm- j
ing the statement which Elon R. Brown
made Wednesday before the Appellate
Division of the Supreme Court that j
Corporation Counsel John P. O'Brien |
vas the chief obstacle in the path of |
the investigation. The Corporation
Counsel assured Th - Tribune, however, !
that this was all "hot air," and that ?
really he was a great help to the corn- j
"Hot Air," Says O'Brien
"That's all hot air," said Mr. !
O'Brien. "Senator Brown didn't mean j
it. What the hell does he know about j
the work of the Meyer committee, '?
anyhow? He's in Watertown all the!
while. As a matter of fact, I am co- j
operating with the committee in their j
work. Ask Wallstein and Berger j
whether I am or not."
"What have you to say to a state?
ment by a member of the Meyer com- i
mittee that policemen summoned as !
witnesses by the committee are under j
instructions first to report to Mr. Dol- |
phin, an assistant Corporation Counsel, j
in order that they may be coached as
to what to say and do?"
"That's all hot air, and not a fact,"
replied the Corporation Counsel.
"Do you deny that policemen sum-j
moned by the Meyer committee have j
not first reported to Mr. Dolphin for I
instructions as to what they may say j
"I don't know of any such in9true- ?.
tions. Dolphin has not done that with
my authority, but I refuse to discuss j
the matter any further."
Senator Meyer said that the com- ?
mittee was backed by' the power of the j
State of New York and that ultimately I
it would obtain what it desired from i
Senator Meyer and his staff yester- j
day continued their investigation of j
policemen in connection with the hand- .
ling of funds. The committee got a ,
very full story from one of the men I
with a long time grievance, the data j
turned in by him being of first im- ?
portance in tracing the bookkeeping j
methods of the Police Department.
William Zaranko, business agent of ;
the Housewrcckers' Union, who figured ?
prominently in the Lockwood com
mittee's investigation of the Building:
Trades Council and Robert P. Brin- j
(Continued on page three)
In Next Sunday's
W. J. Macbeth
Staff of Experts
Financier Winces During
5-Hr. Examination, but
"Refuse to Incriminate
Myself," Is Chief Reply
Gave Wife Ring
After Guy's Birth
Silent When Accused of
Lavishing Fortune in
Gems on Ex Show Girl
From a Stoff Correspondent
POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y? Juno 30.?
Five hours of continuous cross-exam?
ination before Referee Daniel J.
Gleason here to-day failed to change
the non-committal attitude adopted by
James A. Stillman upon his first ap?
pearance at the hearings of the divorce
suit, in which he is plaintif!'.
John E. Mack levelled question after
question at him. In suave tones the
financier met the attack with his in?
variable response: "I refuse to answer
on the ground that it might tend to
incriminate me." His admissions could
be counted on the lingers of two hands.
They related to gifts given to his wife
at different times. For the rest he
gave no testimony.
Mr. Mack, as guardian ad litem for
Guy, built up his entire case on the
alleged relations of Mr. Stillman and
Mr3. Florence Lawlor Leeds. He en?
deavored to show that the banker
bought more than $150,000 worth of
jewels for the former chorus girl, tie
produced more than twenty-five sales
slips from Tiffany's and Cartier's, all
billed to the banker, which he insisted
were purchased for Mrs. Leeds. One
of the items was a single pearl from
Tiffany's costing $18.000. Another was
a gold and platinum mesh bag from
Cartier's with the initials "F. H. L."
engraved in rose diamonds.
Guy Not Mentioned in Grilling
Mr. Mack also tried to prove that the
banker established a trust fund of!
$150,000 for Mrs. Leeds and another
fund of a similar amount for her little
son, Jay Ward Leeds. Contrary to ex?
pectations, Guy Stillman was not men?
tioned throughout the cross-examina?
There will be another session to?
morrow morning, followed by an ad-?
journment for two weeks, when the de?
fense will open its case. By noon to?
morrow the plaintiff's side will have
been wholly presented. Cross-exami?
nation was concluded to-day.
Colonel William Band jr. has asked
permission to call his client for re- !
examination following the grilling !
given him by the defense. The return
of Mr. Stillman to the stand to-mor?
row is contingent on the ruling of Ref?
eree Gleason as to whether or not he
can be re?xamined by his attorneys.
Mr. Stillman came to the hearing
to-day openly, and with a cheerful
countenance. He arrived from New
York on an early train, accompanied
by Cornelius J. Sullivan. Under his
arm he clutched the morning new
papers. When met by reporters he
showed signs of indignation.
"Why don't you publish the truth?"
inquired Mr. Sullivan. "It is absurd
to say that Mr. Stillman walked through
coal holes and cellars and appeared
covered with ashes."
"What's the use of talking to them?
They don't print the truth anyway," in?
terrupted Mr. Stillman.
When the suggestion was made that
he should give a statement the finan?
cier turned away without a word.
He wore the same blue suit as yes?
terday. Over his arm he carried a rain?
coat and a green fedora hat had sup?
planted the straw hat worn at the
previous session. He walked through
the front of the Poughkeepsie Trust
Building without being recognized, but
did not come out for luncheon. As the
day proceeded he showed signs of per?
Wife a Vivid Figure
Mrs. Stillman attended the hearings
brilliant as a peacock. Yesterday she
was in sober black, demure and pale of
countenance. To-day she appeared in
figured rose voile with a Russian
jacket edged with red. Her hat was a
large black leghorn, lavishly trimmed
with roses. Diamonds gleamed in her
ears. She was vivid, exotic. Her
brown eyes snapped with the fire of
battle as she entered the referee's
A smile, half-scornful, wa3 on her
lips as she strode past her husband
where he sat beside the referee. He
never raised his eyes. Not once dur?
ing the day did husband and wife show
any signs of mutual recognition. A
planee of indignation came from Mrs.
Stillman when Mr. Mack produced the
jewelers' slips and questioned the
banker on the amount "he spent on
Mrs. Leeds." She rose from her seat
with a stifled exclamation and walked
to the other side of the room, appar?
ently to get as far away as possible
from Mr. Stillman. Her voice could be
(Continued on page four)
Peace Bill by
Kellcy, of Michigan, Only
Opposing Republican ;
Senate Gets Measure
and Sharp DebateOpens
Sales of Alien Property
Up ; Bergdoll Estate
Seizure Puzzles Knox
From The. Tribune's Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON, June. .10.?After de?
bating the compromise peace resolution
for but little more than an hour and a
half, the House passed the measure to?
day by a vote of 263 to 59. Of those
opposing the resolution fifty-eight
were Democrats and one?Representa?
tive Patrick H, Kclley, of Michigan?a
The resolution then was sent to the
Senate. It was called up late in the
; day by Senator Lodge and aroused
i sharp discussion. The debate was not
I concluded, and at tho suggestion of
I Senator Underwood, Democratic leadsr,
the Senate recessed until to-morrow
with the understanding debate would
be at once resumed. Passage of the
resolution by the Senate to-morrow
afternoon is regarded as assured.
Senator Hitchcock declared the res?
olution futile. He sp.id the Adminis^'
tration must decide to enter the Ver?
sailles treaty with modifications or
make a separate treaty with Germany.
Property Rights Discussed *
Much of the Senate discussion re?
lated to the technical effects of the
property rights provisions. Senator
McCumber wanted to know of Senator
Knox whether, in view of the fact the
alien property act had not been re?
pealed, the Alien Property Custodian
could go on seizing vhe property of
alien enemies even though under the
resolution there were no longer alien
Senator Knox said there could be no
further seizures, but the Alien Property
Custodian could continue to administer
the property already seized. He added
that the property in the hands of the
custodian would be retained until Ger?
many had satisfied American claims.
Senator Knox said further, referring
to the sections relating to American
"This resolution is only a suggestion
to the President that when we come to
? make the ternis of a treaty these thinrs
ought to be taken care of. The status
may be such that when we' come to ne?
gotiate that treaty we may make the
terms more lenient or it may be such
that it will require more drastic
"If this had been the law two months
ago could Bergdoll's property have been
seized?" asked Senator Edge.
"The Bcrgdol' case is a mystery to
me," said Senator Knox. "I cannot
figure out how Berdoll can be at the
same timo an alien enemy and also sub?
ject to the draft."
Senator Hitchcock recalled that in
1920 Senator Knox favored renouncing
claims for indemnity against Germany.
He thought tho terms of the resolution
inconsistent with this speech.
Senator Knox said he would go as far
as any Senator in trying to deal with
Germany on terms of liberality, but ha
believed the resolution should safe?
guard every American right.
Walsh Assails Resolution
Senator Walsh said it was "perfectly j
obvious" the resolution contemplated J
a treaty to follow. He said it must be I
regarded as in the nature of instruc
tions to the Administration.
He assailed tho resolution at length j
as exacting thing? of Germany more
severe than the terms of the armistice j
and in violation of the armistice.
Virtually all of the. discussion in the
House centered about a last minute at?
tack made by Democratic leaders
against part of the section providing
for the protection of American rights
In the provisions confirming the ac?
tions of the Alien Property Custodian
no reference was made to the sales of
property seized from Germans and Aus
The charge was made by Representa?
tive Henry D. Flood, ranking Democrat
of the Committee on Foreign Affairs,
that the omission of a confirmation of
the sales endangers the titles of Ameri?
can purchasers of dye patents and that
as a result the former German owners j
may recover to the loss of Americans.
"Hundreds of lawyers in New York
and other cities have been retained by
the Germans to fight these cases and !
to endeavor to take away from Ameri- ?
can citizens the property they pur-;
chased in good faith," said he. "It is
a disgrace that the conferees have not.
granted protection to these American I
purchasers, many of whom bought Ger?
man patents to put the American in- |
dustry on a parity with Germany.;
(Continued on next page)
Hyman Schwarzman, of 4265 Atlantic
Avenue, Jamaica, L. I., and Frank ?r?
mese, who lives across the street at
4262, were ararigned for disorderly
conduct before Magistrate Kochendorf
er, in the Jamaica Police Court yester?
day. The arresting officer said they
had been fighting.
?rmese admitted that he and
Schwarzman liad fought. He said he
didn't see why there should be any
court action in the matter. The trouble
had been over their children and was
a purely domestic quarrel.
"How many children have you?" in?
quired the magistrate of Schwarzman.
"None as yet, your honor," answered
"How many have you?" pursued the
astonished jurist, turning to ?rmese.
"I haven't any, either," admitted
"The tight wasn't over children we've
got, judge," he went on. "We were
arguing about who would have the best
children when he had any."
"I was willing to discuss the mat
; ter academically," interposed Schwan
; man, "but this man began ta;king
j about racial characteristics, and he
talked so loudly that a lot of his
friends came over to see what the
trouble was about. I was sticking up
for my kind of children, but he called
them roundheads and became personal.
Four or five of his friends took part
in the conversation, and they all
talked about the kind of children they
thought I'd have when I had any.
"Thev were very abusive and that's
how the fight started. They all
jumped on me and knocked out my
; false teeth?a new set that I just
I paid $85 for. ?rmese put them in his
pocket and he won't give them back.
I want a court order for their return."
?rmese retorted that Schwarzman
had tried to bite him with the false
teeth, which had been his only reason
for pocketing them. He had no use for
? the teeth, he declared, and was will
j ing to return them, but wanted Schwarz?
man put under a bond not to use them
for biting people.
Schwarzman denied the biting accu?
sation. He said the teeth were a new
set and he had never been able to bite
anything with them so far.
Magistrate Kochendorfer fined ?r?
mese $25 and dismissed Schwarzmar
with a warning.
Harding Appoints Taft
Chief Justice; Senate :
Confirms Him, 61 to 4
New Head of Highest U. $. Court
MONTREAL, June 30.?"It has been the ambition of my life to be
Chief Justice," William H. Taft declared to-night, "but now that it
is gratified, I tremble to think whether I can worthily fill the position
and be useful to the country."
| Griffiths and.
Sinn r ein Aids
j MacNeill, Head of Gaelic!
League, With Staines and
D?ggan, Members of Com-j
mons, Released from Jail
DUBLIN, June 30 (By The Associated
j Press).-?Arthur Griffith, founder of
the Sinn F?in organization; Professor
?John MacNeill, president of the Gaelic
League, and Michael Staines and E. J.
Duggan, Sinn F?in members of the
British House of Commons, were re?
leased from Mountjoy prison this af?
Both Mr. Griffith and Professor Mac?
Neill were arrested last November. The
latter was released unconditionally a
few days later, but on December 1 was
rearrested with his son. Last May a
daring attempt was made by a party of
Sinn Feiners to release Mr. Griffith,
but the guards in Mountjoy prison
drove the attacking party off.
[The reason for the detention of
Mr. Griffith and Professor MacNeill, as
given in a Dublin dispatch of January
1 last, was that the British government
desired to ascertain their responsibility
for the alleged employment of Irish
republican funds in ambuscades and
other operations involving the loss of
lives of British troops.]
Elected to Ulster Parliament
In the recent elections to the Ulster
Parliament under the Home Rule act
both Mr. Griffith and Professor Mac?
Neill were elected to seats in the Par?
Duggan was arrested at the time Mr.
Griffith and Professor MacNeill were
taken into custody. Staines was ar?
rested on December G during a raid by
auxiliary police on the Dublin City
Hall, while a meeting of the Dublin
Corporation, in which Staines was an
alderman, was in progress.
Mr. Griffith and Professor MacNeill
are expected to attend the conference
with Eamon de Valera at the Mansion
House Monday. The republican leader
has not invited any "hardshell" Union?
ists to this meeting, and his choice is
taken as indicating concentration on
the policy of one parliament for the
whole of Ireland.
Though the general behef is that Mr.
de Valera will ultimately reject Pre?
mier Lloyd George's invitation, many
Sinn F?iners give it as their opinion
that he would strengthen his position
by accepting, and threshing out points
in dispute with the British Prime Min?
ister and Sir James Craig at the Lon?
don conference. In the mean time there
is little sign of a truce. The repub?
lican army operations and plans for
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Threat to Seize
* Made bv Greeks
Allied High Conmiissioners
Greatly Alarmed by Re?
cent Advances of Kenial
ist Forces Near Ismid
Special Cable to The Tribune
Coprif?ht, 1921, New York Tribune, Inc.
ATHENS, June 80.?A dispatch from
Constantinople states that great nerv?
ousness exists among Allied high com?
missioners, who have been impressed
by the recent advance by Kemalist
forces on Greek troops near Ismid.
This action has been preposterously
magnified by the Turkish papers, and
naturally has caused a sensation in the
The Allied high commissioners have
held several conferences and have been
told that the Kemalists intend to oc?
cupy the railway line from Ismid tc
the capital if the Greeks withdraw
The Greek commissioner had a com
ference with the Allied representatives
and assured them that trie Greek gov
eminent would occupy Constantinopb
with its army, assisted by the fleet
in case the Kemalists made a seriou:
Will Not Fight Allies' Forcw
Special Cable to The Tribune
Copright, 1921, New York Tribune, Inc.
PARIS, June 30.?From a sourc
close to Premier Briand it was leainei
that the Kemalists have assured Franc
that they will not march against Con
stantinople in conflict with Allici
troops. News that a Greek countei
offensive has begun has been confirmee
Allies Warning to Porte
CONSTANTINOPLE, June 30 (B
The Associated Press).?The Allie
High Commission's have informe
the Porte that violation of the neutre
zone will be regarded as a casus bell
The Grand Vizier, Tewfik Pnsha, ha
begged the Angora government to re
spect the Allied demand for neutralit
in the zone.
A number of raids carried out ear!
Wednesday morning by Allied troop
searching for Bolsheviki and also th
appearance of lorries containing troo[
caused a sensation among the Turk
who apprehended the reoccupation <
Constantinople. The Turks kept ii
doors in the fear that massed arres
would be made. The Russians n<
where offered resistance.
Navigation in the Bosporus had bei
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Cat's Right to Scratch
In Fight Upheld by La1
Court. Refuses Damages to
Woman Bitten by Feline in
BOSTON, June 30. -The Suprei
Court to-day upheld the right of a <
to use its claws and teeth as a mea
of protection against persons who s<
to interfere in a cat and dog tight. P
dence, the court held, should promp
person to leave a strange cat ai<
under such circumstances.
The opinion, prepared by Chief J
tice Rugg, sustained a lower court fi
ing for the defendant in a suit brou
by Mrs. Fannie E. Goodwin against
Kelson Grocery Company, of this c
to recover damages for injuries suffc
when she sought to protect her pet -
from the store cat.
"She voluntarily submitted hersel:
danger and unnecessarily exposed 1
telf," said the Chief Justice,
Borah, Johnson, La Fol?
lette, Watson, Oppose
Former President in
Debate Before Vote
Expects to Take
Oath on July 7
Volume of Cases in Fed?
eral Courts Prompted
President to Act Quickly
From The Tribune'* Washington Burean
WASHINGTON, June 30?For?
mer President William Howard Taffe
was to-day named Chief Justice of
the United States by President Har?
ding. The nomination was sent to
the Senate at 4 o'clock this after?
noon and announced at the Whit?
House shortly aftsr that time - .
Later the Senate confirmed the
nomination by a vote of 61 to 4 on
a roll call. The nomination was con?
sidered in executive session, and
was not referred to committee. Sen?
ators Borah, Johnson, of California,
and La Follette, Republicans, voted
against confirmation, as did Senator
Watson, Democrat, of Georgia.
Mr. Taft will come to Washington
July 7, and plans to take the oath of
office at once.
Senators Borah and Johnson spoke
in the Senate behind closed doors in
opposition to confirmation. Senator
Borah made the principal speech.
He declared Mr. Taft, whatever his
other qualifications, was not quali?
fied as a "lawyer for the high position
of Chief Justice; that ha had not
been active in the law for thirty
years; that in ail that time he had
not tried a law suit or practiced law.
Senator Borah is understood to have
added that Mr. Taft is now sixty
three years old, within seven years
from the time when by ?aw he will
be presumed to be incompetent for
Senator Borah Protests
"In other words," the Senator told
the Senate, "you are taking a man who
has spent his life in politics and put?
ting him at the head of the greatest
judicial tribunal in the world."
Senator Borah protested that the ap?
pointment was not one to strengthen
the bench and said Mr. Taft had not
even been willing when he left the
Presidency to take his chances at the
law. Instead, he chose a professorship
and the Chatauqua platform.
Four years ago, Senator Borah added,
the Republican party took a brilliant
jurist from the Supreme Court of tha
United States and put him into the
race for the Presidency. Now it is
proposed to take a politician and put
him at the head of the bench. He said
this sort of thing made the Republican
party chargeable with dealing with the
Supreme Court appointments politi?
Senator Johnson briefly protested
against the confirmation. Senator Knox
pleaded for the prompt confirmation ol
the nomination. He urged that no con?
troversy be aroused, especially because
the nomination was sure to be con
Confirmed in Half Hour
Senator Smith, Democrat, of Sontl
Carolina, said he would be untrue B
the South if he did not vote for con
firmation. He added that when Ml
Taft became President he sent word t
the people of South Carolina that th
best elements of the state would b
recognized in appointments for office.
Senator Underwood, Democratic lead
er, supported confirmation. He r?
called that Mr. Taft, as. President, aj
pointed Chief Justice White, a Soutn
em man. He felt Southern memberi
therefore, ou^ht to support him.
The fact that Mr. Taft as Presiden
did appoint Chief Justice White t
nead the bench was a large factor i
giving him the entire support of th
Southern members in the Senate, wit
the exception of Senator Watson.
Senator Borah insisted on a ro
call and said that otherwise he wool
ask that the nomination take the usu.
course and be sent to the committe
Senator Nelson, chairman of the Ji
diciary Committee, brought the nomin
tion up and asked that the appoin
ment be confirmed. The Senate was c
gaged for about a half hour on tl
nomination and confirmation w;
ordered shortly before 6 o'clock.
Former President Taft is at prese
in Montreal, Canada, engaged in tl
arbitration of railroad claims foi tl
Canadian government. It was a
nounced at. the White House that i
official intimation of his being cho*
has been ?riven to the former Presidei
His name as sent to the Senate, read
"William Howard Tajt, of Conne<
ieut." It is a fact not generally kno^
that Mr. Taft has maintained a voti
residence at New Haven, Conn., for
number of years.
Greatest Ambition of Llf?
Though unofficially aware of t
great honor bestowed upon him, ?
Taft has been in close touch by w
and by telephone with friends here ?
the last year, and it ia understood ti
he was told over the telephone oi
yesterday that his nomination would
to the Senate to-day.
Mr. Taft by the appointment achie;
the greatest ambition of his life?to
on the bench of the Supreme Court
Chief Justice of the United States. 1
close friends say that to the forn
President the dignity of the Chief Ji
tice&hip always held a greater glam:
than did the office of President.
Rumors of the naming of Mr. T
have been rife here for some time, a
it was indicated at the Wpite Hoi
?to-day in connection with leaking p'
j lie the announcement that Presid?
Harding has been irritated at the wi