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Scheme, he threw up his hands,
and asked for a continuance for
ten minutes-instead of-ten weeks.
He got it, and took Diamond and
Hedler and Suskil info a room,,
, anu goi uoluxvuu iu give uauit iuc
fees he had taken from the men.
Then he got the case dismissed."
Later Torrison apologized to
Gallery for the-way he had talked
to him. But this happened id
private, and "not m court.
Diamond's attorney was around
the Despfaines street court today
hollering his head off about the
. way Gallery settled the case.
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N. Y. GRAFT EASY
New Yorkj Sept. 19. Police
Capt. Reithj on witness standt
? calmly admitted he had paid
money for promotion. " Gave $600
to be" made roundsman, but
changed his mind, demanded his
i money back and got it.
Former Police Commissioner
Bingfaa'mtesfuied it was common
talk around headquarters that
money "was paid for promotions,
but he , didn't know anything
about it, and didn't believe it.
Said he didn't make Reith cap-
V tain because Reith wasn't fit.
Alfred J. Johnson said when
he was undersheriff he hired a de
tective and got evidence of graft,
but dropped the investigation be
cause he didn't want to get his
Harry Pollock, sporting pro
moter, and his wife were arrested
today as witnesses in the Becker
murder trial, on ground they were
going to skip. Pollock was going
to sail on steamer Amerika today.
I District attorney said they tried
to dodge subpoena.
Report that Mrs. Rosenthal,
widow of murdered man, was un
der pressure of influence to leave
town denied by district attorneys'
office. She is wanted as witness
against Lieut.' Becker.
THE IRISH WAR
Belfast, Sept. 19. The fiercest
rioting has raged through Bel
fast for the last 24 hours.
Anti-home rulers have paraded
through the streets, stoning the
houses of Catholics and looting
their shops in the business dis
trict. l '
The police charged the crowds
with drawn qliibs time and time
I again,' and' always were met" by
volleys, of stones. "Many were
badly hurt ,-, .
The .second of the Series of ten,
days' anti-home rul$. demonstra
tions was held todayat Lisburn,
County Down. Fully 30,000
Orangemen, swore -to resist home
rule to the death.
"The anti-home rulers have re
ceived pledges from men and
money in the event that is neces
sary to prevent' home rule from
The text of the Orange pledge
reads in part:
"We pledge ourselves to stand
by one another in defending our
cherished possession even unto
the death, and in using all means
that may be necessary to defeat
the present conspiracy for the es
tablishment of home rule and iri
refusing to recognize the author
ity of a Dublin parliament "