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Cloudy and cooler to-day j to-morrow
probably fair and cooler j modorati varl-'
nblc wlndB, becoming fresh northwest.
Highest temperature yesterday, 771 lowest, fit),
Dmilul M4llir riou wl b fun4 011 IMIiorUI p,
A HAPPY DLENDINO
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preserves the best traditions of each,
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make a greater newspaper than cither
luu ever been on Ita own.
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VOL, IjXXXVin.-NO. 80-DAILY.
NEW YORK, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 80, 1920.$V
CITY MOVING DAY
160,000 Van Lottds oftfuvni.
turoHoady to Bo Moved
WOULD TAKE 2J. DAYS
Scores Likely to Ita 'ironic
less Now Legislation
ALLOWS LEASE CONTEST
lAffrcomonts Among House
holders Add to Congestion,
I Say Realty Men.
With October moving day only
twcnty.four hours nwny tho prospcqts
nro it will h attended by more con
fusion than over twforo In tho history
of the dty. Hundreds of famlllos have
IJiclr belonging packed ready to move,
Which thoy'muHt do to make way for
otl'ier tcnanto, mid nro theinsolvcs con
fronted with tho probability of not
belncr ablo to enter their now apart
ment becauso tha presont occupant
has not been able to find other qunr-'
ten and may refuso to leave. Ileal
esato renting agencies a'dmlttod yes
terday tho situation Is chaotlo and
that they arc powerless because of tho
measures passed by tho extraordinary
session of the I-cglslaturo.
What will Iw tho outcomo of tho
hullle no official or real estate expert
would dnro sfiy. Many wero of tho
opinion that scores of families will
find themselves nomoloss beforo nun
set to-morrow night, with tho pros
pect of having their furniture llo In
tho atroets until it is removed by tho
Bureau of Incumbrances, m their
chanco of obtaining: room for their
belongings In a storage warehouse is
exrtodlilgly remote Dest cstlmatos
placed tho number of van loads of
furnlturo to bo inoved at 150,000,
which, with every van In tho city
BrileTt.iAhfm.sllU tied up
by tlvfc 'ivftff,Veaitoni'. strike.
76 'optimist Apparent.
Not one 'onieer of Akeefes of Tealty
renting concerns, of ths Van Owner' As.
Station W. of the several; imuntclpal
bodleSi'brousht lata being bMVM tt the
bousing' shortage- and Vent prbMeorjng
looUerV optimistically' toward to-morrow,
S'early all of. them threw1 thclc hands in
the hlr when arked for an opinion All
agreed Utu situation Warf.wlthout preeiY
dent In the city4 hlitorY,,a,nd, tbv' realty
men In particular hehl. that th recent
legtAIMion. Instead of remedying matter
made, them wore?.
Hundreds, probably thousand, ot
apartment now occupied were leased' to
other famUles afr far. back as Uatul?.
and AUsust TM uresent occlipatts'slB
nlfld to tho lat-.dlord tholr Intention of
vacatlntr by October 1, and he. In good
faith, went ahead and Rave another lease.
Since then the tenant has beeri' searching"
and hns not been able to llnd now quar
ters The landlord foresaw such a con
dition, and In ninny Instances had the
tenants reduce their promise to leave to
wrltlnr so thtit he mlcht have somethin
to stand on In court If dlspoesess proceed
ings beconio necessary- h0 emerg
ency legislation deprives the landlord -Of
the. right to' evict a tenant save for three
reasons) either because he Wishes to oc
cupy tho apartment himself, Wauso the
tenant Is undesirable er because tho
building, fs' to bo remodelled or torn
Contest of tense looked For.
Arthur J,rVfr Hilly, cVolrman of tho
Mayor's Committee on-ftont Profiteering,
iMued a statement .which opens up the
poet Iblllty of a contest 'ot ttll' leftsos to
become effective to-morrow whiclv were
signed In tho last few months. Mr. Hilly
said the cmergenfty legislation affords
tho tenant nn opportunity to contest the
lesso and advanced rental which thoy
Nlgned under duress, fearing they would
find themselves homeless on October-1.
The tenant can go ahead living In h,s
present apartment and refuse to pay the
higher rent, thereby disregarding the ne,w
lease, according to Mr. Hilly. The land
lord will then take tb matter Into court
for adjudicating asi to, whether ,tha In
cteaso Is fair.
Frank S. Bancroft, vice-president of
Pease & Elllman.' real estate agents, of
So Madison. Rvrnuo, was-ond of those
who condemned the measures passed at
the extraordinary session of the Legis
lature. Mf, -Bancroft Jsafil ihowhole
proceedings at Albany rtere "outraget
ous" and virtually'' socialized the private
tealty holdings of the State. He was
of tho opinion that the tenant, whom the
measures were designed B'd, would
llnd them more detrimental than effec
tive. Pease & filllraan -manage thousands!
oc the ljie.ncr class apartment nouses
on th- East 8lafr,from Washington Arch
to Nlncty-flfth troet," Mr;4Bhcroft
had jylng m front of! 'atmjQri;hte'd8k
a Jlsttif more, than 5 00, families In a'part
meritst Ws company manages -who are
Scheduled to move. All of- U)e- apart
rr.cnts have lic'eiv loaacJ to other, families.
Vhether tho , 50p-faml!Ieii lor'an'y part
inem wjn succeea, jo gemng, jaway
Mr. Bancroft would not ventftro to say,,
us reports reaehHg lilm Ipdlcated no
etd Of confusion, Jph'ose- who. haV
found that tho apartment they to
Move Into will be .vacated ,haye not 'been
able to locate otjy kind, of VeMole Jk$
transport their furniture. ' 1
Islle'H.' Moore, manager of-the -renting
department ot Douglas. 'K Ulllman
& Co., ig Bast BVrtynhith .street", whlcM.
Hut Ildi-nnn Serrlce Ui WeoI)paa.Alr?J
Drawlnc room, cornpartwsot, MCtwol
5:04 r. M.s drrlvee Key VVt, 9:j
nln. 8temtr leATM,ia,FXa
:30 nut moraine. Hit SfVVf
White House Sheep Are
Sent Bark to the Farm
WASHINGTON, Sept. 20.
" Tho last of tho Whlto House
flock of thoep were rounded up
to-day preparatory to shipment
bnclc to tnu form whoru tliey
wero born, Some already had
been disposed of, but tho bulk of
tho flock, by I'rosldent Wilson's
orders, wnq returned to William
Woodwnrd, Dellnlr, Md who sent
tho shoop to tho Whlto Iloune
during war days when the lawns
needed trimming and wool wan
A. F. OF L. OUT
llonuillatos PoHltlon of British
Lnhor as Well as Soviet
QOMPKBS STATES POLICY
Amerlcnn Labor Will Dopond
on Ballot to Effect Needed
Ppfrlnl to Tit fli'N iso Nsvr Yoik Hsuid.
Washington, Sept. 29, The Ameri
can federation of Labor has de
clared Its Indepoiidonco of tho radical
and revolutionary labor movements of
Europe In a statement published
to-day In Its organ, tho American
FcdvraUon, tho American body repudi
ates tha labor movement of Ureal J
lirltaln, declares utter lack of sym
pathy with tho policies nnnounced by , no ain sat. ry ra.ses io u.a
tho International Fodcratlon of Trades ?l PosjIWc point. On both proposl
Unions, which met last month at Am- ,c w,a Mco of
stordam. nnd declares against tho So- opinion. Tho Hoard of Kitlmnto. sit
viol movement of Ilussla. It Is signed xin Oie budget ctimmlttee, will try
by Bamuol Qompers, president, nnd ,n rrly,fl1 " ",n)cnt to-day nnd
Mnthew Vohl, vice-president. . "'V Vi ,i..,n...
t. 1. .Jj ,t, i,n-,, Kven with somo ot the big depart-
It Is rognrded as tho matt 'mPprlnl'tlnl,ntal caIimto. not completed, It Is
pronouncement over made by labor In eV,icnt that tho amount of tho tenta
America nnd Is nxpneted to havo far- tlvo budget after deep cuts have been
reaching International effect. mado will mount well abovo tho 100.-
Repudiation of Uritlsh lolwr and of 000,000 marli. lludget makers express
tho International organization Is based bslW HL f
on tho refusa! of American labor to oVn,
Join In a noclallstlo tnoyement which t0 J27S,08, An Increase of 7,
nlms to support tho Soviet system of 000,000, such ns Is Indicated by these
Hussla, and Is urging support of world figures, would outdlstanco anything In
revolutionary activities. Sovlctlsmand tho history of the city's fltisnfces. it
nil that tho nusslan movemont mentis would mean a t. g Jump In (
1. ..,,.,1.. .,.,, tin ess somo way were founu to onwi
is utterly condomned. j, tbrough increases In the gonornl fund.
Depend on tho llallol.
Itecognltlon Is made of tho fact that c"U-r ?,ou" Vv "'l- ,
untttari. .The tioiltn .taken bv the
American J-edehitlon t Is ro- Iffirtugh Preslden8 did no( :l kt U e iuea,
garded as tho most Imporlnrtt dwlop- of ftaVlng to give up all their pet proj
ment In opposition to tho etTort of tho oCts." 1 Under this rule the orJ
nusslan radicals to foment dls- houio would not be "'viVennn
orders. Jt, places the federation In til-; dxpendllure estimated at from 7,500,000
roct opposition to the International So-, to IK.OOO.OOO.
cUllstlc TJibor movement and set? It In The total has not been figured out
lino with tho natlonnllstlo tendency of officially,, but It Is estimated that the
tho American puuiic in us repuutaiion or ,
the, adventure In the realms qf interna.
tlonallsm containea in tne league 01 na
ilmo 1b believed to bo tho answer to
plots emanating from the Influence of
tho Third Internationale, to Inaugurate
labor' and Jndustriat disturbances In this
country ns part ot a world revolutionary
movement to aid , In maintaining the
bower of benlno nmt Trowicy
The dedston has not been reached
wlthout considerable ueoaio wtuim p0aj now u to mane 11 a t r
labor circles nnd represents a victory I cel)t. increase; so that In the case of the
for the more conservative elements 6verj7,o00 official the sdvanco would be
those who have sought to win the fed- $1,400. Commlsslonera1 with salaries of
.. lA oMnll.m t.v "SftlHntf ' BAA a, ,1.1 oil l.imn (r. 14 OOfl. Police
erailOn OVBr w umvuh"i "
HnpiyirU SlUlernnd's Position.
Whatever flirting the federation may
have engaged In with the radical ele
ments within Its ranks, It "topped short
In Its support of the world Keds and
takes a distinctly trlcan nttltude.
Its direct repudkw.. of the methods
of British labor supports statesmen
under tho leadership of MlUorand of
France In refusing to deal In any man
ner with the' present rulers of Ilussla.
It Is confidently anticipated action by
American labor will have Its : Influence
In Qrcat Britain and wilt i'na support
to tho wavering policies of Uoyd Oeorgo.
whose earlier leaning toward an under
standing with Hovlet JIumI forecasl
a dlplomatto inumpn
Tie distinctly American position of ,
i, American Federation Is voiced In ,
that portion of the statement whlci.
"But It (America) Is a republic based
upon tho principles of freedom, Justice
Snd universal suffrage. Our men and
SSr women nro not likely to throw thc,0
rights and principles Into the scrap heap
for th dictatorship of Moscow's Lenlne
FIVE SINN FEINERS TO
DIE FOR EACH COP SHOT
Warning of Reprisals Posted
nitnuv. Sept 29. Notices havo been
po?ted" Eglwda bearing tho. follow
ing warnings I.
"Droaheaa, pewtwui ( -r
shbt five leading, ,Blnn Fetners will bo
shot Jt Is not coercion. It is an eye for
anwl'are not. 'drink modeled sav-l
ogs as described In DuW W J
a?o not out for loot! we are Inoffensive
to, women : wo aro ; . ..
Christians, pui wo mm
eTifo downwhllo W com-
redes arc being enoi m - .
.he corner boys and ragmuffls, of Ire
land? ye say 'never,' a&d aU tho In
Wrle JP, the world M.m our de
sire f6r revenge. In case of theliootlne
'f ' polleTtr. will destroy ;ptry house
. ?-.- - .u. a.n.. t?Airf. And re-'
that meB w "i" r,
aemlffi.ftalbr)ggan." Y yV ;
ttnn. SkfZBD IN MOXTKBAIi.
" Tf. Ti ......
:if .nntrflbttlid llauOf: has been
irt Irom ftutomoblles asWg oyer
VletorhiBrldglthln theJaaf faw,days.
Tlilh'vlijuoi" Is, believed, 'brphlbltlon
agent.w havo. been mtndea,ifoc points
jm-W ii ; ' - .nir ii ' '! 'II)
Board of Estimate Unable
to Aflfwo on Salary
MAY UALT BUILDIXG
Question of Deferring Erec
tion of Now Court iroitHU
Comes IJp Again.
BEEP CUTTING NEOESSAltY
Figures by Exports Indicato
Heavy Advances Over Last
lloforo thoy begin to pruno depart
mental estimate which form tho basis
for tho new city budget olllclals hub
Kcstod at their first mcetlnir on tho
subject yesterday tljat thoy try to
agroo on a general policy regarding
all snlnnv raises and new construction
worn. , ,
Paced with figures which nro stag
gering, somo of tho olllclals proposed
marking a start by eliminating all
building not absolutely necessary and
: ilnvor hacked Mr. CuKftn. but other
numerous pians tor un' -
projects covered . in departmental esti
mates, Including tho $46,000,000 pro
posed for school buildings, Is not far
Controller Craig rcnowed his fight for
a general salary Increase of 30 per cent,
for city employeoa not benefited by tho
advances made In the last year. The
Increase given last August took In tnoso
with salaries up to, $7,000. but the ad
vance given those with salaries between
r$3,000. and $7,000 was $500. Tho pro-
a,,uuv nvu. T ' '
Commissioner Knrlght hah asked for
$10,000 and would get $0,000.
"I bellevo we ought to hae a clear
policy In dealing with salaries and per
sonal service, and I think tho general
rule of tho Inoreaso should bo applied,"
tho Comptroller said.
"Do you mean to the high' salaried
met?" Borough President Itlegelmann
"I mean to the high callbro men." the
Comptroller answered. Mr. Itlegelmann
opposed the proposition. He said ho fa
vored boosting employees with low sal
aries but not the high salaried men. He
added ho would try to defeat that plan.
rlRlit Over Increases
TJorouoTi President Bruckner of The;
decide on a policy defining how much
pirtney Is to be needed for supptles and
.-patertal It would be possible to deter-
nunc now mucn wuuiu " u""i
satarylnreases. Mr. itiegcimitnn instsien
each, caso should be considered on Its
mrrits rather' than adopting a blanket
policy Of giving Increases, Tho motions
defining policies Will bi voted on to-day..
With only ten days left for preparation
of-tho tentative budget on which public
hearings will be held tho olllclals. re
minded one another that thoy would
havo to hUstle, and It was agreed to
hold meetings dally at 10 o'clock In the
forenoon. Afternoon sessions will be
hold if necessary,
P, II. La Ousxdla, President of the
Board of Aldermen., declined to attend
yesterday's meeting, stating In a letter
to tho Comptroller' that the latter had po
legal right to bring up' Important new
ofllclal business In a commltteo meeting.
To-morrow morning the -name
As The New iYprk Herald it will be precisely the same news
paper it is now. Th'e will be no changes in it. If it has, merits t
now ifc Ivill hav.ihe on and after to-morrow.
t I 1
'Pijji Fly High to Franco
But Porlc Goes Higher
KptfM Callt Dt'tatch tu Tim UllN AhP
Nmv Vpih Hontr, OopwIflM, f lift, by
Tits Hl'N Asn New Ypsk Ilsuie,
PARIB, Sopt, 20. Tho ancient
nhrnse when tho plw begin
to fly Is no longer significant of
tho Impossible. Pigs flow across
tho English Channel this nftor
noon under nusplces of a French
nlrplnno compnny 'which makes a
specialty In currying freight,
Strongly boxed, two Dorkalilro
porkora woro plncod nbonrd nn
ulrplnno In London nnd two
hours lntor wero landed on tho
French sldo of tho Channel nmlil
mingled laughter by customs, of.
flclnls nnd grunta of sntlsfnctlon
by tho pigs. Strangely enough,
market reports to-ilny miy that
"pork l higher,"
Alleged Stand Affalnst Amor
lean Shipments to Kolio
SU1MKCTKD TO DELAYS
Excessive Hates for Handling
and lleslilpplnpr Said to
Jleach 200 Per Cent.
Iy He MindaM Prtti,
Wasiiinqton, Bopt. 20,Tho Amerl
cnn Oovcrnmont 1h In possession of
"rollnblo reports" of Japaneso pro
ceduro at Kobo amounting to dis
crimination against American ship
ments to tho l'ar Knst, according to
n letter from Secretary Alexander of
tho Department of Commerco to Chair
mnn Benson of tho Shipping Hoard,
'published to-day In u bulletin of tho
Far Knst Commercial Intelligence.
Secretary Alexander's letter 'was In
reply to a communication from Chair
man Benson calling to his attention
Instances of Japaneso procedure at
Kobo in connection with American
shipments to China.
"I wish to acknowledge with thanks
receipt of your letter of September 10
referring to Instancy of Japanese pro
cedure at Kobe In conneStlon with
American Hlilnntents to the Far East,"
tlm Uttrtr Tl Tld J;w.rwtit-t.r
. .1.1.' .Iln.lkl,- '.s till's Li-
tMAWir ir. miiAblM MtwrfsWhis. exlited
for Bgirie years. The patuire of the dis
crimination JS in jumosi overy carv, w,
Subtle,, notwllhsundlng Its effelivenss,
that It It almost Impose Jble to take for
"Thetbest solution of Ihe matter seems
to be dluttt transportation, of American
goods' lii American ships wherever pos
sible." In Ids Utter of transmittal to the
bulletin Chatrman Bensotv said! "Of
course, the suggestion of the, secretary
that American goods be transported In
American ships wherever possible. re
ceives my-hoarty Indorsement, and la the
constant aim of the. fiplplng Board."
rtopbtts have reoijhbll the department,
Secretlcv Alexander said to-day,- which
tenl 'j show that American shipments
to Kobe In Japanese bottoms for trans
rhlitnent to Chlneso ports have been
subjected to delays and excessive
charges for handling and reshlpplng,
r'hicli in some cases amounted to 200 or
00 her cent, moro, than the freight
Japanese procedure at Kobe, foreign
trade experts of tho department ex
plained, has been directed against goods
shipped liy other countries as well as
the United States In line with nn ,ug-i
Kresstvo policy' for tho development of
their .trade and hipping.
AROUSES JAPANESE TO
Okuma Sees Opportunity in
Sunday School Meeting.
nv tlit Anotia'td Prrn.
Tokip, Sept 20. According to' the
Asahi, Marquis . Shlgenobtl Okuma,
forniet' Premier has decided to devote
himself to awakening the Japanese
people against "the unlawful attitude
f California Americans." To further
his purpose, the newspaper says, Mar
quis QkUma will oall, a meeting of one
hundred prominent statesmen, poli
ticians, diplomats, scholars, business
men and publicists nt his resldonco to
e'xehango views on the subject.
The newspaper says Waseda Univer
sity, of which Marquis Okuma was the
founder and Is Its, prcstdont, will start
a campaign against tho anti-Japanese
agitation In America' with tho object
of arousing publla opinion. Tho Asahi
quotes Marquis Okuma as condemning
the Indifference of the people to gravo
questions, affecting the nation's Inter
ests and saying they aro becoming llko
tho Chinese weak and cowardly.
"The wlU of the, majority of the Jap
aneso people must bo' known," the Mar-
Continued on Sixth Page.
NEW YORK HERALD
AFTER HIS TOUR
Shown ns Thousands
Nominee Pledges to Host ore
to t lie People Its Gov
ernment. WATERWAYS ARE UllGEI)
Hovival of Ohio Itlvo'r Com
merco and End of Fork
Hv n 8(a Cerreiponiient o Tits Bun kii
New Yokk Hnun,
Askuno, Ky Sept. 20, Senator
Harding returns to Marlon to-night
convinced that ho has won Kentucky.
Suoh In tho hearty testimony of tho
Ohio Illvor towns, river gateways ot
tho country of tobacco and corn, that
Senntor Harding passed through
making many speeches on his wny lo
this city for tho close of his tour.
It Is stating tho fact to say that
Kentucky hailed tho Itepubllcnn
nomlnco with enthusiasm wilder than
Maryland or West Virginia displayed,
and tho recoptlons nt Ilnltlmoro nnd
Wheeling wero rcmnrknble, as every
observer can' honestly nver.
Ashland overwhelmed Senator Har
ding with evidence nnd tokens of her
respect, her lilting nnd her confidence.
She sent to him her most gallant
gentlemen and her loveliest women.
Sho throw around him for tho protec
tion that was never necessary In this
Stato cordont, of fiery youths who wero
voluntocr guards of honor, accompany
ing him wherever h0 inoved. She left
her farms and her factories Idle And
sent thousands from tho small towns to
surround him with friendly faces and
to Jnsplrn him with lifting cheers Sho
showered upon htm and Mrs, Handing
fruits and flowers. 4 r"
"Let Es.Bfl . Al,"?"
In return for these Jewels'' erf, .5us
regard Senator Harding offered to Ken
tucky principles and pledges the t stdtnid
to fir. the special moods nnd needs of this
section of the courtry. In the hit It dozen
speochrs he made across tho Ohio In
Ihe small towns ot West Virginia, he
denounced Wllsonlnn autocracy, promised
to. restore the Government to tho people,
scored tho cynical extravagance of the
Democratto party and Its greed, advo
cated the upbuilding of the waterways,
particularly the Chlo niver, so that com
merce could bo restored ; promised to put
an end to pork barrel methods of appre
ciating public money, reiterated his de
termination not to take tho United States
Into the ivnguo or Kaiions ana pre
sented Germany bofore tho great war as
a remarkable specimen of the success
nnd prosperity of a people that had tho
good sense to look, after their own In
terests before sentimentalising over tho
test of the world. Hero Is the way ho
put It :
"I have been preaching to my country
men the gorpel ret dlly oxpressed in two
yoj-dx, namely, Ir. nil our thoughts nnd
In all our actions nnd In all our purposes
let us be for America, first.
. "I note by tho morning papers thit
soma cno has1 taken up that slogan ftr.d
tried to cempnre It with that used by the
Germans during tho war. Somehow ur
other the comparison has appealed to me,
and I noted In a colloquy between the
Democratic nomlneo and a citizen of aor
man origin that It was attempted to
make the slogan 'America first' appeal as
one of selfishness and tin ultimate menace
for us In our relations with the re of
"1 do not know that I can pronouftce,
correctly the well known slogan of the
Germans, 'Deulschland ueber nlles, but,
thU meant, as ! understand it, that they
wero thinking, of Germany first, and I
beg to remind my countrymeh that unrtf r
that spirit In forty years of practice In
Germany, under that slogan Germany,
became Industrially the most eminent,
educationally the most Influential, pro
gressively the most notable as wjll as
well known In tho accomplishment of art
and most conspicuous In widened com
merce of the people In tho world.
Arroirnnce of Oua 3Ian,
"Under that spirit of prbmotlng
nationality In the Interest of the people
that wonderful land came from an In
conspicuous V'aco to tho very forefront
of the nations of tho earth.
"And do you know what rended It
all 7 Only the arognnce and autocracy
of one man, who turned tho Influence
and popularity of a great people Into
tho one tragto' spectacle of all history.
And so take the lesson from Germany,
and i warn you, my countrymen, let us
Continued on Third .Page.
of this newspaper will becopie
f-R'AN'S A. -M U'N"'S-ET
TWO GAMBLERS INDICTED
AS BALL PLOT "FIXERS";
WILLIAMS, FELSCH CONFESS
SQUARE IN 1920,
Player in Confession Denies
He or Ofliur Plotters Went
Wroiitt' This Year.
Moro TJian Earned Their
BribesTells How 'Fixers'
Du a Staff i!rutfonttt e Tits flt'N ins
Ksw YosK Hwld.
Cutaoo, Sept. 29, Whllo tho Grand
Jury wax heurlhfr tho confessions ot
"Lefty" Wllllnnis, ono of tho crooked
Whits Box players, to-tlny, Oscar
("Hnppy") Kclsch, tho slugging centro
fielder of tho team, told tho story of
his pari In tho plot,
Felsch substantiated tho confessions
rptido by KdJIn CIcotto and Joo Jack
son, and In expressing regrot for his
action said ho saw nothing left In Ufa
"I'm going to hell, I guess," he ex
claimed, "Well, the beans are all spilled and I
think, that I am through with baseball,
I got my 15,000 and I suppose tho others
got theirs, too," said Felsch. -
"If you say anything about me don't
mako It appear that I'm trying to put
up an alibi. I'm not. I'm as guilty as
tho rest of them. Wo all wero In it
"I don't know what I'm going to do
now. I havo been'a baseball player dur
ing tho beat years of my life and I never
got into any other kind ot business. I'm
going to hell, I guest. I Intend to hang
around Chicago awhile until I see how
thls.thlng is going to go, Then, maybe,
I'll go back to Milwaukee."
The smile that iravo him Mi nlcknama
faded as he considered his prospects.
mnn uiai i naami gono into it,"
he said. "I xum aji tv vr tutra
mom than turned the few dollars they
gave us for turning crooked.
"Alf this season the memory of. Ihe
wbrld's'terllS. hdl'been Hanging byWtyR
ine. iniK that we threw same this yenr
Is bunk. Wo know wo wero suspected
nnd wo tried to ho square. But a guy
can't bo crooked part of tho time and
sOuaro the rent of tho time. A knew
tbst'sooher or lator'Jfomebody was going
to turn up the' whole1, deal.
"Clcotte's story li truo In every
ustaii. i (tont blamfl mm ror telling.
Ho knew that the Orajid. Jury had a case
against him, and tpero .wouldn't havo
W. any object IrholdlnVput. He did
:ha besv thing to d'undePtho circum
stances, I was ready to confess yester
day but I didn't have tho courage ttr be
mo nrsi to ten.
IUoetved fS.000 Mysterlonsly.
"I never knew whore mv lE.ADO
from. It was left in ,my locker at the
mm nuutu, ami mere was always a
goon ueai or mystery about tho way It
was dealt out. That was ono of tho
reasons why we never knew who dduble
crossed us on tho spilt, of the $100,000.
It was to have been an even split. But
wo never got It.
"Who was rnsponslblo for that double
,irbss I enn't gay. I suspected Gandll.
Uecauso ho was the wisest ono of the lot
ana nnd sense enough to get out ot
baseball before the orash came. But. I
have heard since that It was Abe AttelL
Maybe It was Attell. I don,'t know him,
but I' had heard that ho was mixed un
with thoi gamblers who were backing
us to lOBe,
"I didn't want to get In on the ileal
at first I had always received square
treatment from 'Commy' and It didn't
look quite right to throw him down
Put wtien they let "no In on the Idea
joo many men wore involved. I, didn't
like to be a squealer, and I knew .that
'f I stayed out of the deal anrt.ft'lil
nothing about It they wouflaSjlal
unuum (hk mm tune inntjriucn money
cut. wl thoutaocompllehlng Uny th Ing,
"I'm not saying thts.to,Ws the buck
to tho others. I BUDDOso'.'that If I had
refused to cntor Jtho 'plot and had stood
my ground l .might have' stopped1 the
"vo all snare, the oiame equally.
"I'm pot saying, that I double crossed
tho gamblers, but X had nothing to do
with the loss of tho world's Series. Tho
breaks Just came so that I did not get
a chanco to tio anything toward throw
ing tho game.
Warned lijr Conspirators.
"Thn records show that I nlnv1 a.
pretty good game, I know I missed one
terrible fly, but, you can believe me or
not, I was trying to catch that ball. I
lost It In the sun and made a long run
for It,' and looked foolish when It fell
Continued on Second Pago.
Zimmerman Fired After
Attempt: to Bribe Kftuff
flHOAGO, Sept. 29. John J.
. McGrnw, mntinRer of tho
Olnnta, told tho Grnntl Jury to
day that Ilclnlo Zlmmormnn wns
dropped from the Now York
tenm because Information lmd
como to tho Now York mnnngor
that tho third bnsomnn olTcrod
?fi00 to Denny KaufT to help
"I bellevo KnulT wnu Inno
cent," said McGrnw, "but I got
rid of .Zlmmormnn, ovon though
I know It would seriously injuro
my toam, because I didn't want
such mon on tho club,"
Lowls Threatens Jail to Gam-
hlcrs or Players If Ho Gets
yiLL QUESTION DODGERS
Ebhots Helps Investigation,
hut Docs Not Distrust Any
of His Men.'
Careful Investigation of n report
that the snmo clique ot gamblers who
mado big sums last year by "fixing"
tho world's basjball championship
sorlcs Intended to do bo again this
year by tampering with members of
tho Brooklyn club was started yestor
day by Harry H. I)wls, District At
torney of Kings county.
Sir. Lowls mado it plain that'lf evl
denco could bo adduced both tho
gamblers nnd any ball playore who
might have, responded to their alluring
rniis or cash would and themselves in
jail pn charges of conspiracy. At tho
inu tlmn M anld that at present he
hod no proof of any sort that an effort
had been made to bribe the players,
Tho, llropklyn Kjim- members will so
to Mr. iiOvvi' otncd, to-flnywwiBTio'
motTow m9rnlriff, There thby vflll bo
questioned closely as to whether Pt
tompts have bocn mado to tamper wltK
lliera or vyiietner nny strangers nayo
become sUddphly rrlendiy wnu mom.
Seek Intorpmtion In OhldnKo;
Mr. tetvl Wfterday seni tho follqw
Ingi telegram. t6 Maoloy lloyne, roe
cutOr of Cook county. Illinois;
Tlltf NBW TonlC 'EreMNQ! BuWsOt,''
September 28,, 1920. says i
"Information which has been gath
ered by officials tended to Indicato
that tho same clique of gamblers
which Is alleged to havo 'fixed' the!919
series have mado plans to attempt to
')t)iye Brooklyn thrdw the coming
series, to the Cleveland Indians."
I intend to initiate an Investigational
once. Will you let me knot? If you
have any Information In connection
Sir., tewls got In touch with Charjos
it, libbets, ' prosidsnt of the Brooklyn
club.. Immediately after tlesostchlnr the
telegram. Sir, ISbbe.ts lagreed- to notify
the players to can on ir. i,wis anu
promised .full co-opcratlon,
"If tlicre are any players, on the
Brooklyn club, concerned In any way In
this rumor I "will . suspend them ftt.once,"
he said. "I feel that' Jn vtevr of; those
ugly rumors the people of Brooklyn1 are
entitled foliave thltfeUuaWon. deared-tra
at onc" Mr.-Jjowlsriold.'ln explaining
wny oe naa- stajtoct; wo; jnauur. r,xnen
thero'will'. bp no Cl6ufl.' over-the world's
serjesrwhich ;Urt next Tuesday."
GSktt AVabts Bottom Reached
After Via conVerlfatton with Mr. Lewis
.Slrj JSbbeta paldj '
inn jirooKirn DaseDan ciud win no
.evervimng in usiower 10 lacmiaie an
investigation qy tna uisinci Attorney's
ohlce. Wo have absolute confidence In
our flayers and are certain that any
chargeg "which are betw: mado will be
proved absolutely false."
District Attorney Lewis said he was
busy getting together persons who. might
know about any attempt to tamper with
the Brooklyn players. Ho added that ho
would' co on with the prosecution Im
mediately If he found any grounds for
one, but ir the rumors wero aiscreuiteu
ha would announce the fact at once to
clear up the situation before tho Brook
lyn team faced Cleveland in tne west,
Ivan Olson, Dodgers' shortstop, men
tioned as having won $3,000 by betting
on tho Reds In the world's series and as
likely to be asked by.tho Grand Jury to
testify, mado a, statement In Brooklyn
yesterday. Ho doesn't deny that he
made bets, but says they were few and
."I was In Cincinnati attending the
races," Olson went on, 'land won a little
on tho horses. I was in the hotel In
Cincinnati the day beforo the opening
game, when Chicago fans were offering
T to 6 on the White Box. I liked the
chances of the Reds and took a few ot
"I didn't attend any of the world's
series games and never left Cincinnati
while they wore on. 1 stayed there nnd
followed tho races. I llko baseball too
well to do anything crooked and never
have dono a crooked thing In' my life
"Just before the teams left for the
eighth game In Chicago I asked Chick
OandlL who Is a personal friend of mine.
If tho next day would wind up the .series.
He and I worKca in tne on neias in Cali
fornia together and I had tho greatest
confidence In him. He answered that
when tho series was finished the' Sox
would bo the victors."
GETS POST IW MADRID,
Washington. Sept. 29. Trade Com
missioner Charles II, Cunningham to
Mexico 'city has been advanced to the
rank-, of commercial attache and as
signed ' to Madrid, Spain, the Depart
ment ot Commerce announced to-day.
QRILL IIOOII now OS Tff- JMBt,a4
Moro Gamesters nnd Also
National Mayors Will
McGKAW IS ON STAND
Will Testify Again Tues
day, When Tonoy and
Kauff Also Appear,
BENTON TO HE RECALLED
Hoydlor Tolls of Leo Magqd's
Admission Ho Got Dirty
Monoy From Ohaso.,
Vv a Sta)t Camtvltnt of Tns Hcn xm
New Yoik Ileum,
Oiucaoo, Sept. 20. Another In
dicted Whlto Hox plnycr nvnlle'? him
clf lo-dny of tho "Immunity bath"
offered by tho Cook County .Grand,
Jury Investigating tho bnsobfill jictfli
dnl, nnd when his confession wn
completed two'oro IndlctujtoJ
wero returned. ,
'Jlhoso Indicted nro, "Sport" Sulllvflh,
n Uoston gnmblev, ncciucd by "tofty" '
Wllllnnm it llxlng plhyers nnd n
companion ot Sullivan's named
Brown of New York,
Williams's story of crookedness wns
similar to tho confessions mndo by
Eddlo CIcotto nnd Joo Jackson yen
tordny. "Lefty's" prlco wiih $,",000.
Ho wild ho nlso gnvo $5,000 to Jod
Another" of the eight Indicted players
has nslfed to go beforo the druml Jury,
ila Is, Prod McMullen, utility Innolder
aria Pinch hY.toror;, the White BOjr,
McMullen and .Flsch each rocclved
95,000 for their betrayal of tho team.
Jury Indicts Gambler.
ended his confesiloh trie: aritni JvfV
:ot.ed truo bills niolhst ulhy '4?!
Brown," named by tlio player as ih6
f amblers who otTaiigcd,'torJthe ihrow
Ing of the series', f .
Aflplslaht, rjtafo's Atfotney oplogle,
in charge, xif the Grand Jiry eknmlhn,
tlqn. bbllevesboth Sullfvari and fcrowri
nro agents or Arnold Ifothsteih, (ltd
JXexrltforU. gnrijblor nnd associates, of
Abo-AttolJ,,chlgf of the nxors.
, "Xlils man, Sullivan," he saldts .
rfankej;ous menage' to fenocall. tie has
bcerr; JirombtinK bojsch'all gamlbUng
poolli.Xor 'ycar, I understand ho was
run out Of Phllodelphlo. a fot j'Mrs,
ago becauso h woJcKcd ori Jievora)
bets that ho Olacod In the trrnnd ulnnit
Aa for Odrptyn of Iow York I aht coh-
vincea inai jarown is an alias. At
(lint I thought )Brown vyoS Altcll, bUf
me acsenpuon noes not toiiv fv tit thm
of tho fornior enthbrwolght cham- J ')
nlrtnt1' " . t'
Like tflebtv -Williams, named "Chick" '
flandll;' who reslimea fmm ihrt vi.
floic, after the IfllD. serfm.
yfhv "fixed' tho ether members .ot thi, i
Warner Hotot "In Chicago at which Uij -preliminary
arrangements for thd sell
ing out ot Chicago's- premier ball "outfU
wero made. Those present, he said, went
Gandll, CIcotto. '"Buck" Weaver,, '"Hap?'
py' Felsch and tho two gamblers ho,
knew by the names ot Brown and Sullivan.
SB.OOO for Bach Traitor.
Tho prlco offered at this time. Willitmi
saiu, (ws to eacn traitor player.
"I said that- wasn't enough," the
pltchor told tho Grand .Jury, "and they
finally ngreed to make, it 120,000. I was
to get 15.000 nt tho end 'of each same'
When ho did not receive his price often
tho throwing of tho first two series
games, Williams said ho went to Clootte
and agreed with the . other Whlto Sox
pitcher to play tho third gamo on the
Sduarc, This wns tho contest theWhlte
Cox Von. The gamblers grew frightened
and, at the end of tho fourth game, paid
part ot the amount agreed on.
The money, wunams saiu, was piaceu
in two envelones and lift on a tabla in
Gsndll's room at thn hotel. Gandll told
htm ono envelope was for him and the
other for Jackson. y
"Thoro was ID.000 lit each of tho erf
v.inrvAs." tald Williams. "-I cave ono to
Joo and kept tho other. That was all
Confession Made by Williams..
The text of the statement made by
Q. I want you to mention the names
of tho gamblers and the places and the
times and every one you tauten to aooutr
h wholo subject !"
a. Tills situattoa was first brouf
un to mo In New York. air. as"
called mo to ono side, out In fror
the Hotel Ansonia, ana asKcar
anybody had approached rat''"
world's series, and I said;
do you meant" Ho says'
series ,bo fixed ; If the, ser
what would you do nbo
you tako an active psvlUIl
says: "I am.. in ,up , ,
right now. i win gWiaara
later, after thinking
coming back to Che
down to the Warnei
eight members ths
eight I Willi take Qf T)reviou'c;
name them for .j UA JJlVlUUb
Chick Gandll, Buck, COnfirlfiBPP
Browrl and Sulllvail
Q, Tliey were the'
were supposed to be!