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Hhaawers and rooter to-day ?nJ
lo-maarrow : Increasing MJOtti?
Fall Report ?>ai r-ig- i i-ifn
APRIL 11, 1022
TWO < F\T? ' rrtRKK f BK1 ? T R < r,\T'
? iriila-r Nn-, \ orla Within .!?? I ?I ?when?
Genoa Conference Almost I
Russia's Disarmament Plet
0.000 Men in Citizens"
Corps To Be Mobilized
for Active Police Duty,
as Crime \s Unchecked.
75 of ?Street Force
Made Night Riders
?40,000 Robbery in Park
Avenue; Bandit Shot;
14 Caught in Round-Up
Police Commissioner Enright made
?cmt radical mo?7ea yesterday to stem
the tide of burglary and banditry.
On top of the 1192 extra men given
I?m by the Board of Estimate last Fri- ?
?i?r. the Commissioner ordered yester- I
ity ?hat the 6,000 polic? reserves bo i
?Mobilized for active duty.
He directed a'r-o that 75 members)
ef the motorcycle squad be. detached j
?/rom the'Traffic Division and assigned i
ta patrol the streets at night. Six
fait autoirobie.i used by deputy po?
lice comm??s?onerr were transferred
ta the Detective Bureau for the pursuit
of bandits. To these there soon will !
be added five more car?, for which the j
?Commissioner has asked and which, he j
says, he .?.-ill request the Board of ;
Aiderman to-day to permit him to pur j
chace at once without public letting j
to ?avc time.
Mr?. Francis Burrall Hoffman, sister '
ol Albert R. Shattuek, asked Senator'
Calder yesterday to interest himself j
in behalf of Commissioner Enright's i
?Jm for a national crime bureau at !
Thefts and Shootings Continue
.?feiairhih" the record of robberies
andttifttings continue.-' *?? mount, vriph
?ererai holdup' Trnd *b?r?tnna added
to the list yesterday.
The order for the calling out of the
Jo?ce reserves was sent by the Cora- j
J??seioner to Special Deputy Police
Ccmmifioirer Rodman Wanamaker.
Mr. Wana>-*aker was requested to have !
th? raserv< 3 report at the police sta-j
tons in their respective precincts for |
assignment to day and night patrol i
and detective service. Reserves who I
?possess automobiles or horses will be
asked *o place them al i he dir-posa! of
the Police Department for the emer
The squad of seventy-five motorcycle j
men were impressed into service
?hortly after sundown and continued ?
the patrol of streets until sunrise. ;
They wer? in charge of Acting Captan* ;
Anthony Howe, and in addition to !
hatching for speeding bandits kept an |
? ' on traffic conditions,
Only in the furthest Manhattan pre-j
eincta did any considerable number of
Police Reporve-5 report for duty last ?
right. About thirty showed up at the)
West 177th Street police station and j
?were assigned to posts. Half that nuni- !
ber reporteed at th?* West I62d Street j
police station and were sent out on
On the 'Weht Side below thai pre- ;
r net not a member of the organiza-l
tion was on duty.
In the downtown precincts, covering
the wholesale districts of the lower;
West Side the congested East Side and j
the ?''ranci."*.! district, few Police Re?
serves were on duty.
Three reported at the Fifth Street j
police station and were assigned to ?
Josts. None of the volunteer police?
men put in an appearance at any of?
ti*e other downtown police station?.
M stations in the Bronx it was said j
that no reserves were on duty.
District Attorney Ban ton said that ?
cn next Monday lie will start the 1
triai of the first of the 2fi2 case? of |
robbery, burglary and pistol wielding j
that are on the calendar? He hoped j
ten courts would be in continuous tes- j
son hearing these cases.
"When we get started." said the .
?Httrict Attorney, "a burglar or a rob- ,
her will not get a dav of delay in these j
U0.0O0 Robbery March IS
H became known yesterday that bur
I'ars broke into the home of Mrs.
?Martha McCracken, ?S15 Park Avenue.
>"d removed silverware, clothing, jew
?lry and bric-a-brac valued at between
(Continued on pnfle three)
Governor Vetoes? Bill to
Reimburse Lahey, Henry
N? Power to Repay Public Of?
ficials for Legal Expense
in Defending Selves
ALBANY". April 10 (From a Staff
?^respondent ,.-Governor Miller ve
tt5ed to-day the bills authorizing the
Board of Esimate to pay the ex?
penses incurred by Police Inspectors
Pom.nick Henry and William J. Lahey
'n defending themselves against crimi
?*' indictments in 1920 and 19J1. The
ferner in \etoing the Henry bill
,."This bill authorizes the City of
??J* *?rk to audit and pay the ex
^ tses incurred by Dominick Henry in
-"-cessfully defending a criminal I
Prosecution against himself in the j
?Z*r5 ??20-21 for acts or omissions as ;
tra h er ?f lhe Po,ice Department of ?
by tfe ? 'ri~'c ^'-l ^a? ',eon accePtf,fl ?
??? l"* Mty." Mayor Hylan approved j
thl'!! i11*8 beei* repeatedly held that !
?jiKm?.8 no ?-onf-.titutionnl power to re- ;
Ifafe Pubh: officer.- for expenses!
??.'ion V" defpridi'iK criminal prose- !
-'??'ess ? r oj:fic!al ?L'tf or emissions!
in ?H, l"'', statute provides therefor;
PiwbmV'a?0* r*H ,ha< for '?'m'iar j
H??K?. ,e .?"??approved the measure to
B5l",rs? inspector Lahey.
== Russia =
In the Red Shadow
\cross the Borders* Flows.? Constant Stream of Refu?
gees? Seeking Their Old Homes?Within,
There Is a Constant Flux in the So?
cial Order and Sweep of Disease
This is *hr ninth of a series oi fifteen articles which present,
The Tribune believe*, the closest picture of Russia that has yet hern
arailnbl?. Mr, Dickinson, fas far four years the historian of the,
American Relief Administration ahroaei. He hrts jus* returned from
a five thousand mile trip through the Soviet country.
By Thomas H. Dickinson
Copyright, 1922, New York Tribune Inc.
THE spillway of peoples on the western borders of Soviet Russia.
Time?late autumn. The leaves of trees left, standing after Cacr
man offensives, the marchings, counter marchings and occupations
n armies are blowing to the four winds. Day by day flows across the
Darriers of Russia a stream of refugees .seeking their old homer- They,
too, are blown to the. four winds.
?risiae itussia all is contusion;
Russian population is stirred from tc
Disarmamcnt proposal of Russians
a* Genoa conference threatens to dis?
rupt meeting; opposed by France;
Lloyd Georgo pounds keynote.
French see grave crisis resulting
from Germany'.? refusal of mora?
torium condition" : reprisals a possi?
Free State minister routed by Irish
republicans at election campaign
En right calls oui 0,000 reserves.
8sV,3 deputies to lend autos to chase
Speye.?- sticks to anti-prohibition
guns and awaits Salvation Army ax.
What became of liquor on seized
yacht is Oyster Bay mystery,
Hedley defends cutting down of
Weary dry ?gent- end thirty-six
hours of raiding with bootleg seiz?
Paradise attainable even by .sinful,
says Arthur Conan Doyle.
Legal question delays Semenofl
hearing as Borah move? against him.
More lovesick than crazy, alienists
say of butler Probst.
Board of Estimate ignores Brook?
lyn Chamber of Commerce on job?
Presbytery votes to make women
Jerome A. Myers, sought by Dis?
trict Attorney, missing as $6,000
check of John D. Rockefeller jr.
for Constitutional League is traced
to personal account.
Alien property report shows large
attorneys' fees paid under Wilson
Assistant Secretary Roosevelt as?
sails navy bill provisions as possible
disaster; measure debated by House.
Hearing on ship subsidy bill reveals
Britain builds cargo steamers cheaper
Dr. Bryson, held for wife murder,
is forgiven by motlur-in-law; Wash?
ington man also claims woman was
Amundsen polar airplane wrecked
in Pennsylvania; occupants unhurt.
Testimony at Stillman hearing in
Montreal contradicts "peepers' "testi?
mony involving Mrs. Stillman with
Union miners forecast revival of
fuel administration if strike is pro?
Grand jury presentment gives de?
tails of charges of financial irregu?
larities against Governor Reily of
Governor, opposed to $9-a-room
housing bill, won over by Unter
Miller signs bill providing chil?
dren's courts throughout state.
Yankees win final game of exhibi?
tion series from Robins, 7 to 0.
One contingent of Giants has 20
to 2 walkover against Fordham at
Polo Grounds, while another swamps
Army, 11 to 2.
Voshell victor in feature match in
North and South tennis tourney at
College baseball games; Dart?
mouth defeats Columbia. 16 to 2;
Georgetown beats Cornell. 12 to 5.
Barnes and Hutchison not likely
t, play in English open.
MARKETS AND SHIPS
Average prices of rail and indus?
trial shares continue upward.
United States Steel's unfilled or?
ders gained 353.079 tons in March.
Replogle Steel Company acquires
Empire Steel and Iron.
Manufacturers' contracts with^re
tailers which substantially lessen
competition held invalid by United
States Supreme Court.
there is a boiling in the pot. The I
>p to bottom. Two ftncrx." characterize i
^tlio deep oiTervcscence in the Rus?
sian population that has followed'
the revolution. Them i* movement up I
and down and here and there following
a social urge. And there are epidemics
of disease that sweep across the country, '
leveling the population like a reaper'
j going through a field of" grain.
The movements dictated by n so?-ial
urge are both physical movements and
I movements of menta! and class read
justment. Naturally, it is the physical
i movement, the crusades of searching
men and women, that is observed first.
The refugees coming over from Rus
j sia to TJoland come by wagon over the
? hard military roads and they come by
' railroad train. Dammed up for weeks.
'on the Soviet side, they are suddenly
? released and flow over pellmell through
' two great sluice gate? it) eastern Po
land, at Rowno and at Baranowiczc,
ind one in Lithuania. Thence they
i press on to scatter over the devastated
' 'egions from which five years ago thev
. ?Ttftlie "r'.;l ef" ?92] I visited the camp
! at Baranowic/.e. where the refugees
? detrain. This-was formerly one of the
? largest concentration camps of the
j Cz?r's army. Good barracks, kitchens,
j stables, parade ground;, are set. in the
? midst of an unproductive plain. The
; network of railroads centering here is
for military purposes only. ]t-, build
i ers had forgotten that there could be
! any economic objective to transporta
Russian Maelstrom Boil?
I In Camp of Refugees
In the concentration camp of the
? refugees, daily housing its thousands
of derelicts, one first sees the Russian
maelstrom boiling. It take-, but a
moment to gather around oneself a
group of tale-tellers, the men bearded.
turbaned. with Cossack hats, some
from Odessa, from Kiev, from Samara,
Kazan, Ashachan, from Siberia, from
far Archangel: the women, arms
akimbo, hands on hips, legs apart, big
j bellied, eyes clear and unwavering, the
I babies lying nake?! in the straw of a
? wagon or bound round and round on a
board, the children clinging to the legs
oi the mother.
So the stories begin. The Rolos
have stolen their horses, they t-ay. or
have taken their money and given them
poor exchange. The Bolos have even
stolen the gold from her false teeth,
on?; old woman reports. There arc
tales of atrocities, of dangers and dis?
asters on the road. And behind the
urge of danger that pushes these peo?
ple on there is a hint of the nomad
strain, the lure of open places and the
This refugee movement, this con
I tinual human stream as over a spill?
way at the margin of the Soviet state,
has taken on the character of a great
folk migration. Those who formerly
in their wanderings went annually
from mountain slope to valley, and
from valley back to mountain slope,
now seek a wider horizon, and the
wagons and sleds of the Bashkir are
' found drawn up at the doors of Es
Official figures given out by the Ex?
traordinary Commission for Repatria
i tion of Poland show that up to Janu
i ary 1, 1922, 2.000,000 people had passed
l over the border from Russia to Poland
land 1,500,000 more were expected to
arrive. Among every hundred people
i arriving from Russia two dead bodies
; are taken. At the halting places 20
?per cent die from exhaustion and lrom
the disease they have brought with
i Just as the economic resources and
(Continued en page tour)
Near Death a
CLARION. Pa-, April 10.?Captain
\ Roald Amundsen, Arctic explorer, and
' four flving companions narrowly
escaped death at Mi?la, near here, to
i day. when the monoplane in which
? thev were going tiom New York to
i Cleveland, the first lap of a Con
; tinental journey, turned over when it
was forced down io a field. All oc
? cupants were reported phghtly
I scratched and bruised, but otherwise
I uninjured. Those with Captain Aniund
; sen were H. T. Lewis, of Bellefonte,
Pa.; H. U. Gade, of New York; E. Buhl
and J. Ondell.
Captain Amundsen is resting at a
hotel to-night and intends, he said, to
go to Cleveland by train to-morrow.
Mr. Gade, who likewise was slightly
shaken up, said he expected to go to
New York. The other men will remain
here to direct repairs to the mono?
plane, the wings of which were broken.
In a statement Captain Amundsen at?
tributed the accident to an overheated
motor, which forced him to descend
.-??i'toi he had ?cached an altitude of
In Wet Fight to Slay and
Status as Leader of Sal?
vation Army Drive Is
Up to Barkers. He Wires
To Get'Buck' To-day
May All Have to Get Out; !
Kermit Roosevelt Now;
Missing From the List!
Tames Speyer doesn't intend to fore?
go his affiliation with the Association
Against the Prohibition Amendment in !
order to retain the chairmanship of the
citizens' committee which will aid the
Salvation Army in its forthcoming j
drive for funds. The banker's position
was made clear in a telegram he sent!
from While Sulphur Spring?. \V. Va.,
in answer to one from Kvangr line
Booth, commander of the army, both of
: which Miss Booth made public yester
| day. Mr. Speyer's telegram reads:
"Many thanks for your kind tele- I
gram. 1 am just, as much opposed to '
| the saloon as you are. but conditions
| here are different from those in Cirtvit.
! Britain. I consider our present pro
: hibition laws extremely harmful in
; many ways, and have enlisted m the
' campaign to get them amended or re
| pealed, which may take, some years. J
! regret, therefore, that I cannot follow
I your suggestion of withdrawing my
: name as national vice-president. As
! regard.: my continuing to act as chair
: man of this year's Salvation Army col
! lection, or resigning. 1 will do what
i ever the citizens' committee that hon
: orod mo by electing me knowing of
; my connection with the anti-prohibi
| tion movement - may wish me to do in
: the best interests of your good work. 1
shall remain a friend of the Salvation
Army and an admirer of your efforts
j to better conditions."
Miss Booth's Telegram
Miss Booth's telegram to Mr. Speyer,
dated last Saturday, said:
"Upon my return la,st night from the
: Coast I was informed by representa
i lives of the pr.sss of the honor you
have conferred upon win ,->aivauon
] Army by consenting to be chairman of
our drive committee. As well as deeply
appreciating the influence of your
; name, my great affection and admira?
tion for your beloved wife made tue
; particularly happy to have you thus
connected with our organisation and
f was troubled when told by press
. representatives of your occupying a
leading position in the anti-prohibition
? movement. I am sure your knowledge
I of the Salvation Army's being an inter
: national organization and understand?
ing the very pronounced stand we have
i taken from th,e beginning against the
I use of intoxicating liquors in any and
| every form in every part of the world,
j not as a question of politics but a
1 question of principle, you will see the
! difficulty created by the announcement
I of vour views so contrary to our teach
"Might I ask would it be por-sible for
I you to withdraw your name from thb
; anti-prohibition conflict and throw in
; your lot with a movement that has
: reformed rgore drunkards, both men
: and women, and nbuili more homes
! made destitute through drink than any
? other people on earth? Anyway, 1 am
confident you will not leave our drive
? without your valued friendship, or our
' movement without your treasured good
! will, because of my sense of obligation
! as one of the army's foremost leaders
; to protect our standards."
Committee Meets To-day
These messages having been ex?
changed, the next development is ill be
' a decision from the citizens' commit
! tee. The committee will meet this ai
' ternoon at the Botel Pennsylvania.
I Having elected Mi-. Speyer to head their
| body, the committeemen may vote to
I continue him. The worst that could
' happen, it was said yesterday, would
! be for the entire committee to go out,
! leaving the Salvation Army to comb
the held for more prominent citizens
of the strictly "dry" type and thus
create a new campaign committee. It
is barely possible that in this event
I some form of questionnaire as to one's
? attitude on the liquor question might
j be devised, with an admission of sym
(Contlnued on page tttr??)
s Plane Crashes
CLEVELAND, April 10.- -To-day's
| accident to his monoplane at Miola,
! Pa., will not stop Captain Amund
! sen from making the trans-continental
flight accordinig to a telephone mes
i sage to-night to Charles Otis, local
; broker, from Horace Gadt-, his New
'< York manager, who was a member of
| the party.
CENTRAL PARK, L. I., April 10.?
The JL-6, all-metal monoplane, which
was wrecked in Pennsylvania, left here
; at 8:18 o'clock this morning for Cleve?
land, on the first lap of its flight to
The piane was presented to the'ex?
plorer by J. M. Larsen, its inventor.
This is the same plane which flew to
Fort Norman, near the Arctic Circle,
The route cf the proposed flight led
through Cleveland. Chicago, Omaha,
1 Cheyenne. Salt Lake City and Reno, to
! Sacramento, Calif., whence the plane
I was to have gone north to Seattle. The
; nlanc was equipped with compasses,
j indicators and barograph?.
In New Crisis
Possibility of Further Mil?
itary Action Looms in
Germany's Refusal of
Control of Her Finances!
Killing of Eleven French
Soldiers by a Bomb in
Silesia Adds to Danser
PARTS. April 10 (By The Associated
Pre;3), What is viewed In official,
circles as a grave crisis ill the rola- ;
t ion s between Franc- r.n<\ Germany ?vas :
reached to-day jusl as the Genoa con?
ference was assembling, with the pos?
sibility of tiie military occupation of'
further German territory presenting '
itself. This came as n result of ?
negative reply from the Berlin govern?
ment, to the note of the Reparation .
Commission on the German repara- j
tions moratorium, in which certain
fiscal reforms wer?, demanded of Ger
many. The reply was delivered to?
The tragedy at Gleiwitz, Upper Si?
lesia, involving the killing of eleven!
; French soldiers in the explosion of a j
mine, news of which is officially con
? firmed, although details ai'e lacking, is
?considered as likely to complicate the
| situation, provoking as it will ener
i getic diplomatic action on the part of
France at Berlin. Ten other French
?soldiers were injured.
High French officials now express
: their conviction that the present Ger
! man government will be unable to curb
I th? reactionary agitation, and that, the
?time is near when the Allies will be
; obliged cither to renounce the execu?
tion of the Treaty of Versailles or
I bring strong pressure to bear on Ger
Refuses Control of Revenues
The German government ?ays in its
note that it cannot consent to the*
; proposed control of its revenues and
I expenditures, and that it is unable to
' impose additional ta;-;?-, to the amount
; of ("?0,000,000.000 marks, as asked by
; the commission.
The Reparation Commission may
now adopt one of three different.
j methods in meeting the situation. It
| may insist upon its conditions in an
? other communication to the fierman
! government; it may announce to Ber
| Mu that 'he conditions having been
j refused the moratorium is canceled
: and demand payments under the Allied
i schedule, or it. may refer the German
i refusal to the Allied governments as
! a final default in the execution of the
j Treaty of Versailles,
Occupation of Ruhr Possibility
In ca.se a linal default is reported
j to the governments, each Ally may,
j under the Treaty of Versailles, take
'. separately such measures to protect, its
j interests as it deems proper, it is held
j by high French authorities. This
j would permit military occupations of
the Ruhr Valley, or other additional
: German territory, by one of the Allies
|?France, for instance-without an ac?
cord with the other Allies.
The French government's attitude in
the last year has been against further
I occupations, but the present adminis?
tration is known to be much concerned
? over the situation and puzzled to find
i some way to put effective pressure on
| Germany without taking military
Rifles Buried in Cemetery
PARIS. April 10 ? By The Associated
j Press). -Eleven French soldiers were
I killed and ten injured in the explosion
I Sunday, near Gleiwitz, when a bomb
: was detonated in a graveyard by the
? soldier.? who were searching for hidden
: arms. The guardian of the church in
! the cemetery was among the killed
i Fifty rifles were found concealed under
the earth of the cemetery. This in
| formation was given out officially here
A commission of inquiry has been
I appointed to establish the cause of the
. e;:plosion and fix the responsibility.
Thermometer at 82, Sets
Heat Record for April 10
Mercury Highest at 4 P. M. ;
Straw Hats and Bathers Ap?
pear at Atlantic City
The official thermometer at the local
Weather Bureau, on top of the White?
hall Building, marked 82 degrees at 4
p. m. yesterday, making the day a rec
I ord breaker. It was the warmest April
j 10 of which the bureau has' any record
i and was the warmest day in the first
! half of the month ever recorded.
The mercury began to decline after 4
I o'clock and was down to 78 degrees at 8
o'clock. It is expected to be about as
warm to-day, though showers are
prophesied, which may cause a lower
ATLANTIC CITY, X. J., April 10.
It looked like summer here to-day. with
the thermometer hovering about 85, the
ocean filled with bathers and straw
hats here and there dotting the throng
on the boardwalk. Hundred:; of men
and women went hat'.ess during the
early part of the afternocn, and furs
were discarded entirely.
It was the warmest April 10 in the
historv of the local Weather Bureau,
.established fifty years ago.
Atlanta?- Cltv train? on >e\v Jrrsrj Cen?
tral leave Liberty st. wofk days 3j:10 a. m.,
- 40 p in . Saturday Special I:"1! p m. ;
SunrtaviX. !0:0fl a. tn., 33:4" 1'. m l? minutes
f-t-lior from West ::l?l -<t. Extra Mrvl??
?"rem Atlantic. Cltv Ka'tet SunaUy. Rector
9:;?.0 or any Consolidated Ticket Office for
reservation? both wasrt?.--AUvl.
SinkConferenceShip and Von Drown,
Lloyd George Warns Tchiicherin
LONDON, April 10. The corresponden) of "The London Times"
at Genoa, writing of the disagreement between Georg Tchitcherin,
head of the I * u :?.;iii ?i delegation, and Loir.-- Barthou, i prcsenl ?
Krance, over disarmament, says thai Premier Lloyd George, in answi .
ing the Russian Soviet delegate, .insisted thai the conference would he
a failure unless it led ultimately to disarmament, bui urged that ! "r ?
disarmament came there must He peace and a peace basis at Genoi
Lloyd George begged Tchitcherin to confine himself to thi agi da j
and nol pr?s; for an extension of (he conference.
"If you superadd to our proposals," he declared, "you .:. wreck
Turning to the delegates,"the British Prime Minister exclaimed:
"If ?VI, Tchitcherin removes the load-line of our conference ship he "
sink i\ and ! would point out that he might be among (he drowned
We may have a rough time ahead and we don't want to be overloadi d,
"Let M. Tchitcherin finish this voyage." he advised, "and go home
I with ail he can carry. Then we will welcome him on another voyage.
when we know what, sort of passenger he is."
Bill Is Valid
Inquires if Risk (-ompanic*.
Could Continue to Build
Cheap Apartments 4fter
Emergency Ha? Kndcd,
Untermyer Declares Not
Hearing i?c)d on 8 Lock
wood Measures, With Op?
position Directed at One I
From r, staff Correspondent . j
ALBANY, Am-i! in. -Governor Miller
! expressed doubt at the hearing to-day '
j on the eight housing hi!!*- *x to the
? eonst;tut ionality of the measure re
? carded by Senator Charles C. Lock
: wood and Samuel Untermyer as the
| most important, of the lot- the hill per?
mitting inauraooce companies to invest
i up to 10 per cent of their assets in
| apartment houses where the monfhlv
I rental shall not exceed $9 a roo?n.
Mr. Untermyer, after spending the
j better part of the four hours arguing
the validity of the bill and setting
? forth the <;ood which would come of
i its enactment, declared he was con
vipced that the Governor's doubts had
Question of Duration of Emergency
The Governor raised the question
that one. clause in the measure might
: be construed to mean that the insur?
ance companies could continue to build
j these low-priced houses beyond the.
! bousing emergency as fixed by the
"The statute," said Mr. Untermyer,
I "determines that the housing emergency
j shall end in February. 1024."
"But this bill," retorted the Governor.
I "specifies until March !, 1924, or so
?long thereafter as the emergency in
: housing conditions mentioned in cer?
tain acts of the Legislature shall con?
?Which contemplates," replied Mr.
i Untermyer, "that if the Legislature in
;19:.'4 should enact that the emergency
! has not ended it should then conclude
j by solemn fiat or resolution to be up
! proved by your excellency."
"Or some other excellency,'' said the
"Well, as a good Democrat. I hope
? not," said Mr. Untermyer. "But it was
j only intended and was expressly in?
serted only to cover the period to
'March 1, 1924, unless the Legislature
i shall extend the time for reasons which
.might then appear to it sufficient.''
"Are you clear that that would be
the construction?" inquired the Gov
How Emergency Was Determined
"That ?c the construction v>e had in
i mind in drawing the bill and I can
I conceive of no other.'' answered Mr.
; Untermyer, "because the housing cmer
| gency was a thing that was originally
i determined by the Legislature when it
I passed the tax exemption law and the
j other laws based upon the determinar
j tion that there was a housing emcr
Senator Lockwood concurre'! in all
? that Mr. Untermyer suid, and they
l were supported by other member's of
I the Lockwood committee, who told the
i Governor that no low-priced apart
i ments had been built in New York
(Continuad on naga six)
Grand Jury Pro
Rum Party In
Curiosity not unmixed with appre?
hension is said to animate some fifty
or sixty residents of Oyster Bay as
the result of an investigation being
made by the Brooklyn Grand Jury into
a spectacular raid by occupants of
more than twenty automobiles and half
! a dozen motor launches on part of the
' cargo carried by the yacht Edith,
I which arrived last Saturday from the
I Bahamas, with 2,000 cases of liquor
! The Edith anchored off a small dock
; at Bayvillc, after midnight, and three
; large automobile trucks appeared al
1 ?nost immediately. About 1,000 cases
i of liquor had been landed and loaded
j on the trucks, it is asserted, when a
i squad of county officials appeared.
! Drivers of the trucks, members of the
| Edith's crew and Antonio Cassese, of
! Ozone Park, said to be the owner of
? the craft, were arrested. The loaded
? trucks and prisoners were taken to
Mine?la and a guard of detective? left
Hunt Myers to
Ask of 85^000
Banton Admits Police ire
After For m er H<~a<! of
Accused of Duping Many
Pictures Sent Broadcast
information Wauled as to
What Became of Check
From Oil ?Magnate's Son
District Attorney Joab H. Banton ad?
mitted yesterday that a police search
was on for Jerome A. Myers, whom
W?lliam H. An-lerson. state superin?
tendent of the Ant i-Saloon League, ?re?
nounced last month, saying that. Myers
was duping many prominent persone
into membership ?n the Gpiistitytional
League, rf which he was national di?
rector at the lime.
The District Attorney, who started
an inquiry into the affairs of the
league at the request of Mr. Anderson
and of the executive committee o? the
league itself, wants to find out from
Mr. Myers whether he deposited to
hi* own account a check for $6,000
which John D. Rockefeller jr. sent to
the league through one. of its other
Information in the hands of the
District Attorney icacta him to believe
that such a deposit was made by Mr.
?Myers. Mr. Banton said that it was
true that he was most anxious to have
a talk with the former national di?
rector of the league ami did not deny
that the Rockfeller check would he on??
of the principal topics of conversation
if the meeting took place.
Detectives from the District Attor?
ney's office have been looking for Mr,
Myers for two weeks, it was learned,
and it was reported that the search
had been carried to distant cities unon
the receipt; of information that the
man had been seen in them. Hi--, pic?
ture and description, it is ?aid, have
been sent to the police of the principal
cities of the country, with the request
that the New York authorities be no
ifietl if he is found.
Mr. Anderson's statement concerning
the "alleged methods of Myers in ob?
taining well known names for his mem?
bership rolls was made March IL' in an
adtlress at the Central Methodist Epis?
copal Church in Yonkers. Mr. Ander?
son said that Myers was using the
league, of which he was national head,
to light prohibition, whereas he had
obtained many of its most prominent
members by persuading them that the
true function of the league was to 'iis
seminate information concerning the
Constitution. President Harding. Mrs.
Harding and members of the Cabin.!
are among those who uere allegod to
have joined the league under a misap?
Try to Free Erwin Bergdoll
WASHINGTON*, Apri? 10.?A petition
for a writ of habeas corpus for Erwin
R. Bergdoll, now serving a four-year
term of imprisonment for evasion of
militar;.' ;,ervice during the war, wa ;
filed to-day in the Supreme Court.
The court is asked to con ????
whether the sentence was exea
whether Bergdoll, since he neve,
inducted into the army, was subj c
cou,,rt martial, and whether the selective
service act of May 18, 1917, was a .aw?
ful exercise of power and constitu?
to care for the ship and the other half
of her cargo.
When news of the Edith's arrival
spread to surrounding villages auto?
mobiles loaded with nocturnal tourists
started for Bayville. Officials say the
roads converging on that place were
jammed with cars. Later these same
cars scattered from Bayville just as
day dawned, their occupants in a happy
mood and the machines loaded with
cases. One report says that more than
800 cases of liquor left under guard by
county officers dwindled to half that
number between midnight and 6 a. m.
The guard left in charge is said to have
been "unaware of what was happening."
I Saturday a subpoena server from the
I Federal Court, appeared with sum
j monses for officials who participated la
I the original raid. They spent yester
j day under questioning in court as to
' what became of an important part of
j the Edith's cargo. These officials said
[ last night they had been ordered to re
| turn for further examination at a latei
W i?!if?;r to Join in Limita?
tion of Arirties ?f Se
curity is Guaranteed;
Rarthon Resent? P?an
To Save impasse
Quit Snarling, British Pre?
mier ^ in*!!?*- Nations a?
\ ita! to ^Ncvv Prosperity
By Arthur S. Draper
????." rohlc to The TrOnine
?' npyi ?iewl ' ? -
GENOA. April 1". Prop? als for
a general ! mitaticn of European
armaments, aunched to-da; ai
opening of the Genoa economic con?
ference by Georg Ti h herin, Rus?
sian Bolshevik Foreign Minister,
were wrecked by the opposition of
France when Louis Barthou, chief
of the Paris delegation, declared in
protest that the question was out?
side of the conference agenda.
An impass? might have been
reached had the question been forced
to an issue, bul Premier Facta, of
Italy, who had earlier been chosen
president of the conference, inter?
vened, and after the appointment of
four commissions to handle confer?
ence affairs, adjourned the gather?
ing. No further public sessions will
be held for several days.
The open break between, the Rus
sians tind Frencfe ?came H the clo!*e
of a long ?lay of speeches. Premier
Facta, of Italy, chairman, had re?
minded the delegates that they were
meeting on common ground for the
; settlement of gigantic economic
Revision of League 4sked
Prem ?r Lloyd George of Great
Britain had appealed in a keynote
speech for a realization of world
peace above all else. Then Tchitch?
erin, in a low voice scarcely audible
through : ho hall, proposed the dis
? ussion of reduction of armies ar.
this conference, a new gathering ( f
ail nations in which workers would
be represented, and the revision of
the League of Nation-; on a basis
that would admit all peoples on
equal terms, with no distinction be?
tween conquerors and vanquished.
Barthou was on his feet quickly
in protest. He denounced the Bol?
shevik trip'? proposa! as beyond the
scope of the conference and there?
fore out of order, lie declared that
France would not discuss disarma?
ment a< this gathering under any
circumstances, and he insisted that
the Russians, admitted to Genoa on
: probation, already were interjecting
into the discussion -. ub ects which
had been specifically barred.
In broaching the reduction ef arma?
ment proposals, Tchitch'?rin a-nounced
that Russia was perfectly wlline: to cut
the size of it.-; army on two conditions:
that th" security of the Bolshevik!
. against foreign aggression be cruaran
teed, and that a reduction of military
| establishments be mrde simuit&reoua
!y by all t' e powers.
Would :,.ar Barbarous Warfare
"Russia," he said, "intends to pro?
pose a genera] limitation of armaments
; nd to undertake all measures likely to
alleviate military burdens on the con
di ion that ".his limitation aDpiie; to
t'ne armies or" all countries and that
the rules of warfare are revised to
I exclude the present barbarous
The Russian proposal i formed the
I climax of the first session. Premier
Lloyd George had held toe center of
! the stage during the eurly hour? o*
i the sitting, with a!? t'ie deb-gates of
thirty-four rations looking to him for
i leadership. His speech was a ringing
pica for peace, the most powerful one
: made on that line by an/ Allied ?states
? man tince the war. Arm although mor?
I than half his audience could not un?
derstand the language of the speaker,
i Lloyd George by marvelous eloquence
and cleverness held hi? audienc?
"This is '.he preatcst assembly of
European r-.-.tions ever gathered to
? get her ?:. the whole history of the Con?
tinent," the British Premier began.
! "The sch ; ???.-ment-? of this gathering
I will have a far-r?2*ching effect for bet?
ter or for worse upon the destiny of
? Europe. We meet here on absolutely
I equal terms, provided we all accept
? equal ci : ditione. We are not h.ere as
allies or ..i representatives of men
archies, re* ,'.?ires or soviets, but a#
? ' equals."
Cannes Conditions Upheld
? That, was the gist of a theme devel
; oped at length. As he proceeded the
?British spokesman warmed to his task
;|and became more expansive, more con
'iciliatory and more confident. The fact
I that the Cannes conditions were serv
j ing as the basis of tV,e conference and
"that acceptance of the invitation? to
'the gathering was equivalent to accept