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3L Waathtr Thunderstorms to-nlghl, Taesdsyj warmsr. COTVOV HCircntiitlon JJooka Open to AllJl. 16 PAGES- ttEW YORK, MONDAY, JULY 14, 1919. PRICE TWO CENTS. M l lCirca7aotf Hooka, OpcnJoAW "" PRTOTl TWO CENTS Copyright, 11110, by Tha freaa r.MUUU.g XV X J Jj X W V J Ji XI X O . Co. (The Ntw York World). LEAGUE FIGHT OPENS PLAN SEAM MYSTERY WOMAN ' , , AM . "SB nrnnuorv odactlj mttd " iir JUiiiiLi. iiium ni rn Said to Have Been Employejd io Get Information From . Ship Secret Agent. TO SPRING TRAP SOON. Slain Man's Knowledge Would Have Involved Prominent Northwest Builders.. (BperUl to Thi Inln WM.) SEATTLE, July 14. Search began to-day for tho mysterious woman sold to hare keen employed to got la-Tomation,- from-Fred A. Dowaey of Shipping Board secret agent, who It 'lyflow alleged was murdered here May i. According to secret service men In Seattle investigating the case, tie. was about to spring a trap that Jwould have sent somo of tho most prominent shlphullUors In the North- iwett to prison, for frauds reaching. Unto millions of dollars. With serious charges being Insinu ated in the shipbuilding cities of the Northwest, (big Seattlco shipbuilders ' lire making demands that tho case be sifted to the (bottom to. find If gigan tic fraud were practiced. Dowsey was killed by being struck over the right temple while he was In tht washroom in tho building where the Emergency Fleet officers are housed. A. chunk of Iron, has been found and Is believed to havo 'been the weapon used. Tho woman In tho case Is declared to havo won Dowsey'tf confidence, apparently, but Govern ment agents say Dowsey was not tooled, but rather obtained much valuable Information from her. Discovery of this and the fact that, Dowsey had in his, possession papers which he Intended to use In closing hie case are thought to havo lod the rneo Implicated to send thugs to kill Dowsey, To formor convlots from Uraya Harbor, a wooden shipbuilding centre, wero seen around tho Securi ties Building, whero the shipping of fices are located tho day ot the mur der. Coroner Tlron, who nays he was Instructed by Government sccretJ agents to say Dowsey aiea 01 upo plexy, 'has called an Inquest for tot morrow. Ho said a sensation will bo sprung when men high In shipbuilding circles aro subpoenaed as witnesses. This fact Is kept secret in Seattlo in tear tho men whoso statements under oath nro wanted will leave tho city. . Coronor Tiffin declared he oompllad with tho Government rcquost becauso he WU3 told it would aid In solving the mystery. Ho Bo,ld three sets of Government officials havo been on tho case. G. II. Douglas, clerk in tho Ship ping Board office, who found Dow ney's body, said ho saw two strangers leave the roo runs he entered. No trooo of these men can bo found. Douglas refuses to talk. Major M. S. Game, Government agent In charge pf a force of opera tives engaged in investigating tho case, Intimites ho Iiuh found evldcnco as tho result of n raid on a tmngulow uOlympla yesterday. Tho bungalow Is said to bo connected In somo way with the Sloan Shipyards operation, tout operatives rofuso to give any In- Continued on Second Pugg,) REGULAR . : : 1 , - B. F. Shappelle of University of Pennsylvania Shoots 4 Intruder. v I rrt, A-TOJUpnTA , juir a masked burglar was shot and killed by Prof. Benjamin Franklin Shappelle, head of the department of" romantic; languages of tho summer school of the University of Pennsylvania, In tho. Al pha Chi ftho Fraternity HOuso here to-day. ' , Tho burglar was shot after he threatened death to Prof. Shappele and others living in the fraternity build ing. After being wounded ho leaped from a second floor window to the yard reeled across the street and died as two policemen reached hi BldJ. The burglar, about twenty-eight and us yet unidentified, had ransacked a room on the second floor occupied by Oscar Kennedy, business manager of tho Dally Pen'nsylvanlan, He awakened Hurh It Bobbins, In the next room, and rwbbins, after notify, lng Prof. Shaprpclle, slipped Into a tel ephone booth at tho end of tho hall. Prof. Shaptpelle, a crack shot who lias hunted in Brrtzi) and other South American countries, took a plntol from his dross or and peered into tho hallway. Ho saw tho burglar out lined In the lrght of the room ho was leaving. The man woro a mask. "Ho leaned forward," Prof. Snap pello said, "and I m.w a movement of his arms. There was only one thing to do and I shot." The burglar collaosod In 'rout of No. 2021 South 3Cth Street, no was clean shaven, with close cropped black hair In a natural pompadour. FORD SAYS HE SUGGESTED ARTICLES AGAINST WAR Testifies in Ubel Suit That His Peace Secretary Wrote Them. MOUNT CI.KMONS. Mich., July 14. Henry Ford took the stand to-day in hi million-dollar liber suit, against tho Chicago Tribune. Ford followed his Hon, Hdsel, whose explanation of .Ford Government contracts occupied tho mArnlng. Asked whether he wrote, articles and advcrtfsementi disapproving war, he said ho had suggested their content, but that tho actual writing had been by his, peace secrotary, William Dela vlcne. "la It not truo that you and tho Tribune split on preparedness?" Attor ney Stevenson asked Ford. Tho wit ness assented, but qualified by saying ho did not read the paper. "You atute, here." said Mr. Stevenson, exhibiting a Kord article, "that pre paredness Is tho foot o( all evil?" "Yes, sir," was Ford's aiustrei. THK WORLD TRAVT.I, III ItKAD, imti, lMIHitr (Wotldl IHilMlss. , tz ti rati now. n. t. cur. Ttltpbent Bnkmta 4000. CfcKt roam for buiw ind rjirwli open dir aa4 niihl, tlwt wOin ld Utitllui' cbwts (a ml. Mrfc His Honor's Machine Delayed " 20 Minutes in Lafayette Street Mix-Up. TRUCK MAN ARRESTED. Drivers Rush to Civilian's Aid When'O'Hara, Not in Uni form, Seizes Him. The city's business was delayed twenty minutes this morning, the main artery for automobiles to down town points was blocked for the same length of time and Hlczoaor the Mayor was kept In a "pocket" for one-third of an hour on Lafayette below Canal Street, just because well, there aro various becauses. Anyhow, Benjamin Weinberg, twen-ty-flve, the chauffeur for a truck owned by Everybody's Express, was accused of tho blockade and was dragged to tho Elizabeth Street police, Station without many clothes on, al though be was fully dressed when Detective Sergt. (First Orado) Irving O'Hara, tho Mayor's bodyguard, Jumped up on bis truck and de manded to know what be meant by blocking tho traOlc. O'Hara was In citizen's nttlre and Weinberg's reply was not elegant but extromoly forcible. The Mayor, as Is his custom, camo Gvcr tho Williamsburg Hrldgo with Lieut. O'Hara and Miss O'Hara, the Mayor's slstcr-ln-luw, and tho latter left the cntourago at Police Head quarters, after which tho automobile proceeded into Xafayette Street and found itself Into a vortex of vehicles. It appears from somo of tho stories that Weinberg was zigzagging to get a front place In the line nnd that accounts for tho first introduction of O'Hara to tho truck driver. On tho other hand rumor has It that tho Mayor's chauffeur was making a similar bid for first place because the business of tho city was watting on tho arrival of tho Mayor at tho City HalL Well, it scorns that Weinberg was discourteous to O'Hara fof tho reason that he didn't recognize dim In citizen's attire. And a lot of other truck drivers didn't recognize him, cither. t So when O'Hara placed Weinberg under arreit for "disorderly conduct, vile and Indecent language," there was a misunderstanding, tho husky truckmen rushing to tho aid of Wein berg and. Weinberg himself, who Is built on tho order of Wlllard, muklng wonderful demonstration with his feet and bands. Then Traffio Cop Miller, who woh In uniform, got Into the melee and tho crowd mado allow anco for tho uniform and didn't scrap so much. But by this tlmo they had nearly torn tho clothes off Weinberg in their efforts to rescue him. Traffio was tied up north, south, east and west and Hlzzoner was farther away from tho City Hall than whet he started. Cars wero stopped and there was greater confusion on Lafayette Street than at any time hiiico tho armistice was signed. At the Elizabeth Street Station Traffic Cop Miller appeared nnd put nn additional uhurga agulnst Wein berg for not having his license pin, so when ho gets through with tho O'ilaru charges ho will bo obliged to stand trial tit tho Truffle Court. When arraigned later beforo Mugls trato KJgur V. Frothlnghain in Tombs Court, Weinberg was fined V on the charges mado by Detective O'Hara. Ho was then summoned by Patrolman Miller to appear In Trafllo Co urrJ to-morrow morniug, AIRSHIP TRIPS TO EUROPE flow Octmn Airships Could, Anchor To a Tower on Woolworth Building Owen Mm VOTE ON "DRY" REPEAL REFUSED IN HOUSE Wet Amendments to Enforcement Bill fouled Out of Order on Volstead's "Demand. WASHINGTON. July H. An attempt to force a voto on repeal of wartime Prohibition failed to-day In the Home. Onf a point of ordor rained by Chairman VolBtead of the Judiciary Committee an amendment to thu pending Prohlblton Inforcemcnt Iilll, proposed by Itcpro tentative Igoe, Democrat. MUsourl. was ruled out of order- Other amendment to the bill giving the President authority tit repeal war,- tlmo Prohibition whenever in hli opin ion tho necessity for ita continuation had ccaaed were offered by itrpresentatlvo Card, Democrat, of Ohio, but were ruled out of order. NEW $4,000,000 BUILDING. American Honor Ilrflnrry Plana Ki- Irnnlona In Uronkljn. A hearing will bo given by Borough I'icitdent Jtlegelmann at 11 o'clock Wednesday In Horough IIu.ll, lirooklyn, to tho American Sugur Hrflnlng Com pany on Us application to close South First. Second, Third und South- Fourth Streets from Kent Avcnuu to the llroolilyn waterfront for tho purpose of erecting new building tu cost butween J3. 000,000 and 11,000,000. Tno piaqi ai presriu umpioya rrom 1,000 to Sif'O persons. TAKK lllit.L-ANH IIKFOHB MEAJ.B and Ma how (luatUaud OItlvu mahaa ru tail, AdvU Tho Electrical Experimenter, which publlsb.fi tbo above picture, toys: "In England they have already mooring towers used to take on and put off passengers and freight, it having been proved that It it easier for an air-ship-to anchor to a lofty height than to como down and dive Into a shod. This Illustration shows bow the Woolworth Building or any other building could be equipped with a revolving landing tower, to which tho airship can malfft fast, Tj,eBioBr H JrelghtroTui 'thenb:jMmiy land:- A nrojccrbf tbls klncOa entlftly feasible, from .an figlnTrJny.iuriaitnt"' " T MVS ROUND TRIMWER SEft FIRST STEP, TOWARD REGULAR i;,: M SERVICE Commander Declares Bigger 'Craft Will "Go Through Anythihg" at 70 Miles.. . PULHAM,' EnglanU; Jlily U.The 75-hour voyage' ot 'the R-S from Mlneola, which ended at tho llojnl Air Force aerodrome at 6.56 o'clock Greenwich racnn time ycatcrduy morning, was described by Major H. a. Bcott, her'commander, to-day nn "without Incident.'' Her officers spoke with enthusiasm 6f tho trip, and de clared that their flight to America and return waa hot remarkable, that It was only a step toward regular trans-' altantlo. flights by aircraft.' As soon as the big dirigible land;d the tired and unshaven but smiling men who composed her crew quickly climbed from tho gondolas and were greeted warmly by the ofllcers and soldiers gathered on the field. "The vovage homo has been wlth-v out Incident," said Mojor Scott., "Wo want breakfast," After breakfast, and while enjoying the belated luxury of his little black pipe, smoking not being permitted" on the airship, Major Scott told the story of the return flight. "We estimated that we could make It In from 70 to SO hours," he said. "We made It In 76. .When wo left we hod a strong wind behind us, and we covered the first 800 miles In about eight hours. When we circled over New York we could plainly see ths crowds on Uroadway waving to us as we pasaed, but we could not hear them because of the noise of the en gines. "Sotfth of Newfoundland we- en countered head wlndst and our prog ress from then on was slower. We travelled at an average height of 3,000 to 6,000 feet, und found much low clouds and fog for twenty-four hours. "Wo struck Ireland at Cllfdcn, and mado good progress from there, al though our steering engino broke down Saturday morning, Wo sturted with 4,900 gallons of gasoline, and bad 1,000 gallons left, "We are naturally pleased with the trip, all of us. I expect Important changes In the size and speed of fu ture nlrahlps-Jblg ships that will travel aovonty to eighty miles an hour and powerful enough j.o crawl through anything." Col. William II. Hensley of the United States Air Servlco, the Amer ican observer aboard, was equally en thusiastic, and as ho stopped out of the gondola, after shaking hands with the Urltlsb ofllcers, said: This has been a ureal trip. Wc were lost oho whole day becauso the ' (Continued on Second Pag.) WILSON pictures curried dr r-34 . show london the arrival 1 of Wilson last Tuesday London Papers Also Get Photo- graph of Willard-Dempsey Fight by Air Route. , IXJNDON, July 44. PHOTOGHAl'HH brought to Kngland by tho dirigible 11-34 and to londoii by . air 1 Plane from I'ulhum uru published by, the morning newspapers. Thuy Include President Wilson's arrival , ut New ork laut Tucsduy.'li vlotv of tho It-34 taken from an Amcrl . can airship as the HrJtlsh dlrlgU, . ble first approached Mlneola and a snapshot of tho first knockdown In the Wlllard-Dttnpsey light ut Toledo on July 4. FOES ARE BEATEN Lack 23 Votes in House Override Wilson's Veto of Repeal: to WASHINGTON, July 14,-Tho tempt to override tho President' veto on the (luylight saving repeal failed in tho Ik.tiso tn-duy. Opponents of daylight saving larked twenty-threo votes of tho two-tlurda necessary to p.sa tho measure over tho President' j veto. Tho final voto on thu Agricultural Hill, to which the. repealer wus a ridor, was 247 for to 135 against, with ono member voting present. After tho voto tho bill was rcle.-red to tho Agricultural Cominltteu. It will probably be reported to the Hiuso late to-day, minus tho rider. Democratic I,ouder Clark and Kltchln, us well an many other Dcr.o. crats, voted against the I'rosldcmt It was mid that no cfTort would uc made to pass tho rep.il measure as u M'p.iruto bill, us it undoubtedly would bo velood by tho President. Under the now di-fcnted rhler the law would have been repealed on Oct. :6. . SnllorK II oily Found In Itltrr. The body of Jihn Karley. twenty-six years old. a sailor uttaohixl to thu U. 8. tug Wando. was picked up In North Iliver off West 80th Ktre-t to-day. JTarUy waa drowned last Friday. DAYLIGHT SAVING FINAL FIGHT CONTEST King of Utah, Who Has Been Counted Upon to Oppose President, Comes Out Against Changes or Reserva tions Swanson Opens Debate, Defending League. ' r " " " WASHINGTON, "July 14. With both sides determined to flgnt to a finish, the real contest over the ratification of the Peace Treaty and, ac ceptance of the League of Nations was-opened to-day before thcSenate Commlitee on Foreign Relations ana on the floor of the Senate Itself.. ' There have been weeks of preparatton for this struggle, bueyen now the Republican opponents of tna League have not fully decided' thX course they will pursue. I' $21 7,200 VERDICT AGAINST FATHER Richard Jr. Accuses Former Tammany Chief of Breach of -Contract. 1 Itlchard Crokar. former boss of Tnmmnny Hull, now estate owner of Ireland, who, nt ono tlmo ruled New York wttti' an Iron hand. Is at odds with his son, Itlchard Jr. As a re sult the son has secured Judgments for t37,U1.9S and U0019 against his father, and they have been entered In tho County Clerk's office ugalnst Crokcr senior. , , According to the record, the sum mons on Mr. Crukerwis served at No.' 617 Fifth Avcnuo June 4 last and he fulled to appear for a trial of the Is sues. As a result Bupremo Court Jus tice Kdwnrd J. Qaveglnn held un In quest to-day, and after tbo hearing ruder for the Judgments as rpkcrs papers alleged that her appointed him his uttor- y at law und fact Oct. 1, 1907, with pill authority to represent him and transact real and personal business. He was given authority to buy and sell property and to mukc loans and advances as 'he saw fit. As a result of this his statement shows thit his rather was Indebted to htm for $135, &3G.73 on Doc. '30, 1917. This, with Interest and charges, brought tho amount up to the mujor Judgment and it was allowed. The second amount 1b claimed for a violation of a contract entered Into with his father regarding the dis tribution of his mother's estate. He says he madu un agreement with his father by which be was to puy his brother a shnro of his mother's estate on condition that his father would pay IiIb sister Kthcl an amount equal to what ho paid his brother. Ho aays tho parent has never paid tho money on this account, and this Judgment wsj also allowed, blKER'S SON WINS Tie BY WON OVER TREATY; TO MEET SENATORS Jt.r,,,U','l'r'""""" -: flr'? Tho Dtmoerstle programme It to . oppgaa any effort to change the wording or reconstruction of 'a Ingle article. Democrats daclartd to-day thty will praaont a e6m plata dafsnse against every form of attaok and will fully Justify . thalr refusal to allow the slightest alteration, or even tha Inclusion of reservations In tha. resolution of ratification. SENATOR KINQ AQAINST MESER. VATIONS OR AMENDMENTS. Senator King ut Ufah. a Domocrat on wliom tho opponents of tbo league have, boon dopondlng to aid them In defeating tha President's programme, announce! after a conference i tho White JIouso to-d7 that he would vote agnlnst reservations or amend ments. "I shall voto Mr the treaty as It Is," said Bonator King. "I would llko to seo somo reservations, but I will not take a chance of Jeopardising the treaty." Tho fight on the floor of the Senate, Was opened by Senator Swanson ot Virginia In a speech defending the League of Nations and declaring 'it was necessary for tho preservation of the peace of the world, Beforo the Committee on Foreign Relations met Senator Hitchcock of Nebraska. Senior Democratic mem ber, conforred with iPrcoldentWllion by tolophonc. This conference was significant In view or tho reports olr culated, by Republicans that the. President had had a falling out with Hitchcock. WILSON AGAIN OFFERS T6 MEET THE COMMITTEE. president Wilson asked Senator Hitchcock that ho bo given ample notice If the Sonnto Foreign Itela. lions Commltteo wishes to call him. At the samo tlmo tho President re iterated his willingness to meet the committee cither at tho Capitol or tho Whito Houso and glvo tho fullest information. Tho Senate Commltteo reported three minor resolutions bearing on tho Versailles negotiations, but took nn action on tho question of asking President Wilson to tako part In committee discussion of the treaty. The resolutions reported would call upon tho President and tha State Do partmcntfor Information regarding an ulleged secret treaty between Japan and Germany; rogarding a protest said tu havo been mado by Clen, Dllss, Seorotnry Lansing and Henry Whlto ugalnst the Sbsjjtung settlement; why Costa Illca "was not pormlttcd" to sign the Peace Treaty. Members of tho Foreign Relations Committee said practically all of the. 1 j L-4 i.Ynwr ataaaaaasai 1 V- -v-'