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To-Night' Weather RfXJfJ. Tc-MorrWe Weather RAIN, THEtf CLEARING. EXTRA I "Circulation Books Open to All", I. "Circulation Boohs Open to All." VOL. LXII. NO. 21,911" DAILY. Copyright (New Tork World) by l'ress I'ublUhln Company, J.US1. NEW YORK, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1921. Kntrmt rMconil-l'lioa nlttrr fot office, New York. N. V. PRICE THREE CENTS ' NEW !.-. I t J be .t MORSE PROMISES HARDING PLANS Will Be Formed From Those - Now Tryjng to Guide Each ,ptfifiVin Washington. Russia May join later. Tranqiiiliization of FarvEit Object Sought as an-Aid to World Peace. , i By David LawreMeH'i (Special Correipondent of The Eve nina World.) ...: ' "WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 Copyfisht." 1921). An Eastern Council of. Na tions now appears as the objective of the Qovcrnm Us gathered here to discuss Kar Eastern questions. . Tim sumo nine powers who arc try In? to establish a ict of principles to guida cucli other In llielr commercial, financial :ind political relations with respect to the Pacific will be ulti mately grouped In un organization to nee to It that tlio principles adopted at YVushlnglon are lulrly applied. Thft United States, Government" Th lt original Invitation endoavorad to Include all nations which might port- EASTERN COUNCIL NINE NATIONS jAslbly havo interests In the.la E.jijt " HvTtTi' the. uxceptlon' of I'usala. When the Jlusslans get a stable govein nieui' they too would bo lnvltiid to Join. ' In other words, this development of an association of nine or ten nations for a precise object the tranquillization of the Far East Is In lino with President Harding's theory that International conference can bring about co-operation not merely for the moment when tho problems arc laid on thoi table, but subsequently when disputes arise as to the meaning or Interpretation of principles. Mr. Harding's idea Is that world peace can bo materially assisted by regional understandings as well as by yqriodlc conference of all nations. He summoned five pbwers to par ticipate In the limitation of. naval armament because they alone seemed to be. the factors In such a problem. Similarly, the nlno powers galled to discuss tho Far East were the only ones to whom the Far Eastern settle ment was vital. , In the same sense 3Ir. Harding has taken occasion to refer to the organization erected by the' Versailles! treaty as "tho European League of Nations." The president has let it ic known that he believes the League should -abide be cause It has a definite valuo (or Europe. Probably, If he were asked to do fine Ills attitude toward Central and South America he would say that tho Monroe Doctrine and tho Pan American understandings of the last generation had developed an associ ation of tho nations of the Western Hemisphere. But tho greatest thing that may develop out of the- Eastern Council of Nations la the formula, It .ay furnish for the graceful abrogation of tho Angl6-Japancso alliance. There lias already been one signifi cant Indication that tho nine powers were working toward this objective. It was the nppolntmcnt ot a commis sion to study tho question of giving ,,.xtra-tcn'itorlal rights. All pqw en's) lave agreod to the principle of Abandoning thoso rights, but the com mission must determine exactly wthen (Continued, on Second Page.) ADVERTISEMENTS for the Sunday World Classified Section Should be in TIM World Offlci To-Day abraham gilbert, Who'; gets $90,000 fees in gas cases Ism FEES! OR GILBERT AS MASTER N GA CASES ARE $90,000 rixeI by Judge Mayer, Hisjuion brought out would hav Former Law Partner, in -Consolidated Hearings. , AirahinV SJ- Ollbert's tompen'saUoii' for slttlns 330 "Jars as special master , In tho Consolidated Gas case has been fixed ut $37,500 by United States Cir cuit Judge Mayer. This Is at tho rate of tt.ts.63 a day. Tho decree of Judge Mayer, who appointed Mr. Gilbert, hla former law partner, provides additional nllowancs for necessary expenses in curred bv tho master. In the perform ance of his duties. Compensation, also allowing for extra expenses, has been fixed by Judge Mayer, In threo other cases as follows! New .York & Queens Gas Co., $12,500; Central Union Gas Company, $12,500: Northern Union Gas Company,' J7.S00. There are four mo'ro cases In,, which Mr. Gilbert is entltledj.0 compensation as master, and whtcli Judge Mayer Is now set tling. Thcso are tho New York Mutual Gas Company, New Amster dam Gas Company, East River Gas Company, of Long Island City, and the Standard Gas Company. AH seven are owned by the Consolidated. The total compensation In the four cases thus far fixed by Judge Mayer is $30,000, to which Mr. Gilbert may add a .charge for expenses incurred. The expense, according to the decree, is to be born in equal parts by the defendants, who are the State ef 7Vew York, the old Public Service Commission of tHe First District, and the Counties of Bronx, Queens and New York in their respective cases. In 1898 Mr. Gilbert resigned as as sistant attorney to the Building De partment to enter law partnership with Julius M. iTayer. When his partner 'became Attorney General of the Stato and later was appointed a Judge of tho Federal District Court, Mr. Gilbert acted a's counsel to the Republican County Committee, to Gov. Whitman and to Mayor Mltchel. Judge Mayer has frequently uppolntcd Mr. Gilbert not only a special mas ter but also a receiver in bankruptcy cases. Judge Mayor was clovuUd from the District to the Circuit Court by President Harding two months ago. i BANDIT SHOT DEAD BY JUSTICE OF PEACE AFTER ROBBING BANK MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Dec. 2. After holding up tho Security Btate Bank at Itobbinsdalo, u suburb, aa unidentified man was etrot a it5 WrJd by Justice of the Peaco Crandall while 'he was attempting to escape late to-day. The man entered the. bank masked and, brandishing a pistol, ordered, two bank employees to throw up their hands. Ko ob tained a small amount of money. (Raeino raiulti, aoratehss, tntriM And lections-on P0 2.V. 1 ' ' ' i " OF LIT. Wants Grand Jury Probe of Their Acts Statute of Limi tation May Clear Them. CITY HAD CHANCE IN '2C. 'Auditor's Testimony Then Opened the Way to Show Cause for Prosecution. - Although Hhn statute or limitations has apparently operated tn cleat tho directors of tho Interborough ."from uny criminal responsibility for Illegal acts they may hate committed In de claring dividends when there weiu no profits, .Mayor Hylun entered the Hit nation to-day with the demand that the Transit Commission turn, over all Us evidence or llleg.il pine tlr.es to the District Attorney and the Grand Jury. Th(? delayed participation or the Mayor brought to light that if hs' Administration had diligently prose cuted an Investigation ot" tho transit HltiiaHbrf begun In January, 1930, the same facts that tho Transit, Comnils- revealed andL.tho, stututn of. tlona would not have operated to save the Interborough directors. The Held was open but the Hylan lnvcstl gaqrididvPot follow the tnil). After tho 1919 strike Mayor Hylan charged that there had been u con-L splracy between the Interboroughjmd certain of Its employees to bring about tho strike an part of a campaign for Increased fares. On Dec. So, 191'J. the Board of Estlmato passed ti resolu tion ordering "A comprehensive in quiry Into tho transit lines or New York City," "William P. Burr, then Corporation Counsel and learned In traction and public service maUera, took charge of tho inquiry and Commissioner ot Ac counts Hlrshtlcld also busied hlmseir. Mr. Burr was appointed to the Su premo Court bench and 'the matter .was taken up by his successor, Cor poration Counsel O'Brien. Among tho witnesses examined was Chief Auditor Gaynor of the Inter borough. In his preliminary testi mony he opened tho way to all tho revelations of amazing financial manipulations that were brought out by Clarence Shearn In the Transit Commission hearings but Mr. Gaynor was not quizzed far enough. The subjects covered In the Inquiry inaugurated by tho then Corporation Counsel, Mr. Burr, were fourteen In number, as follows: History of the Interborough, dividends, leasos, traffic congestion, publicity expenses, pat ents and royalties, strikes, payments to Belmont & Co.," bonuses, costs of special counsel, economics, worthless Items carried as assets. Investments In Elevated lines and present earning power. It appears from the report of Cor- (Contlmied on Sixteenth Page.) ROBS MAIDEN LANE FIRM OF $20,000 UNSET GEMS The Detective Bureau admitted to day Uiat no information toad beon gained regarding a robbery of $20,000 worth of unset diamonds from Uie olllce ot C. C. JIalllet & Co, No, 14 Maiden Lane, Nov. 15. According to the report nude to t no pollen by the firm, u "printing sole rrin engaged Miss Josephine Delameter, secretary to the senior partner and her self a member of the .firm, in a proposal for catalogue and circular printing. The telephone rang and she. excused herself. When she returned the stranger was gone, and an (hotir later It was foiird that a bag of uncut diamonds had dis appeared. NEW ENGLAND RAIL PAY CUT $1,000,000 CHICAGO, Dec. 2. A decision ex pected to cut nearly 11,000,000 from the payrools of New England railroads as handed down by the United States Hall, road Labor Board to-day, when It re adjusted the rates of pay clerks ma.'.dr,g the hourly rate identical for man k?io work-; six days and those who nork SBvendaya a week. FRANCE TO Mother Tells o f Killing Lover as Her 3 Children Romp in Staid Courtroom lft o RiCht "K.ATTX lOA and RAGOMO Mrs. Ragout Recounts Hitfal Chapter of Sordid Life With Frank lucalano. cumuli;?- . vo been I ,jrs. jopBphlna Pinnelll Uagi ''"tr.'.irfrtr tnn-Wtirdpr sr hrr igoin. on r trf t , looked like b frlyhtonod olilM to-day when Alio was led from tho TimibH io continue her testlm.ony hnforo Judgi lt Wa to bo tho crucial day She steadfastly Jiad fiald that the man ho killed, Frank lucalano, was shot acci dentally In a struggle Her task to day was tjj make tho Jury believe this in spite of the fact that lucalano was shot not once but three times. The hardest part of her ordeal was to be tho cold cross-examination by Assistant District. Attorney McDon ald. But first, under tho guidance ot her own counsel, Newman Levy, she completed ber version of tho or- dld doublo life she had led up to the time when her husband, John Ragonc, disgusted, gavo her $50 and told her he was going away and not coming back. Mrs. Ragono is twenty years old, but she is tho mother of threo chil dren, one of whom; Katie, Is four years old. Mllllo is threo and Ida two. These children were playing In tho corridors outside the courtroom thin morning when their mother, clothed in black from hat to shoes, came In and saw them, Her eyes lighted for an Instant, then sho paled and faint ed. She was in a badly-shaken statu when she was revived. "Just think I have been away for months," she said, "all because 1 would not do what Frank wanted mo to." She meant Iucalano's alleged de mand that she become a girl of the streets to earn money for him. Tho children were In tho care of their grandmother, who played with them at moments during the trial and seemed at other moments to forget (Continued on Sixteenth Page.) 50 DAYS IN JAIL FOR AUTO SPEEDER .One of the heaviest sentences hand ed a chauffeur In Trafilc Court for violation ot auto driving regulations was administered to-da,- by Magis trate Cobb in the Trartlc Court to Jo sept Flax, a chauffeur, previously convicted three times of speeding. After sentencing tho defendant to twenty days In tho workhouse on the speeding , ge,,.ho Magistrate drew from hlr admission that hla li cense hi ecn revoked on Jilv ft, when lie . .4 sentenced by Magistrate John E. McUcohan-to servo five days as a third offender. Magistrate Cobb then sentenced Flax to serve thirty adoulonut days for driving without license. TUK WOIU.I1 TltAVtX BOKKAU. Arttat. PulUwr (World) Uulldlni. SJ-cl Pit lion. H. Y. ClU. Tdeotioot imknu 4UX1. Ubcdk room (or taili( sod ptrcela oytrrtliy sad uiiUt. Moot onlua tod usitllcn' ducks- tot IHT1T'. '.vrsi VI RS tSU JSLZa.K FREE HIM TO-DAY Seems Little Concerned Over Threat on Life in Case He Is Acquitted. SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 2. A threat 'has been received by friends of Roacoe Arbucklo that ho would b shot down as he left tho court room it .he is acquitted of manslaughter In the death of Virginia Jtuppe. This throat, following the poisoning of the defense's star witness. Miss Irene M. Morgan, led to extreme pie cautions to protect the big inovie co median, to-day. Tho threat was received by his ut torney ant a friend two days ago, it was learned to-day. Tho letters ad dressed to each stated "you und your fU friend" will bo asirasslnuted. The girl witness nurse from Los Angeles is reported hovering between life and deatb from effects of the poisoning. Physicians 3ald they be lieved she had been given a large quantity ot aspirin. A gray-haired, middle-aged man was sought as the poisoner. Miss Morgan told police oho had met tho mnu at the Arbucklo trial, wheio un attempt hud 'been made to Impo.iau her testimony. Sbo said sho went walking with hlin yesterday at noon. Ho took her to u drug ntoie, wheio they drank orangeade. Sho ute two picce-s of candy ho.guvo her. Later bo was found In convulsions on the floor of he.- room. Physicians ut first believed-sho would die, but declared this morning she had a good chance for recovery. ' Arbucklo seemed llttlo affected by the "assassination" threats, which have thrown every one connected with tho caso Into excitement. It is considered a foregone conclusion hy moat persons hero that Arbucklo will be dismissed and claborato prccau- (Contlnued on Sixteenth Page.) 23 Mfn' Overt-oat or Hull. B1I.OS, Tbt IICB CLOTH IKO Comer, U'wtr. oor. bir ds? 6L lop; Woolwonk Ulds.1. wUI nil lo-dr rid Btturai; our til Md's sad Touch Mtn'i Winter bulu snd Orerrosts la Iht setMo's newest etudes tt blues, trowu, krrrlssmu si4 neither tnliture. eloilt end double beewtea. sll elswi esld cleetirurt et ni. Our epedil pries for to-di eod Stturde;. tll.SS snd'llT.tJ.' Opto Seturdeij rJjtit lul lO, II DO OoUiten, Urosdws, cot. Burls; St. AdrC ARBUCKLE HAPPY SURE COURT W LL RETURN MONDAY American Embassy at Paris Has Shipbuilder Held Provisionally. DIDN'T KNOW, HE SAYS. Asserts He Only Went Abroad for Operation, Then to Come Back. WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 (Associated PrexM) ..--"Provisional detention of Charles W. Morso, shipbuilder and finunr-ler. who reached .Havre to-day on the steamship Paris, has been re quested of the Frcnoh Government by the American Embassy at Paris, It was said to-day by officials of the Hlatn Department. The Department of Justice in a formal statement, said: The Department of Justlco has nothing to nay nt this tlmn In regard to tho contemplated proceedings In wbat Is now char acterized as the Morso and other conspiracy cases. Tho entlrn transaction, wo aro advised, is under investigation by the legal 9 branch of the Shipping Board. When tho testimony Is col lected by those who linvo been and aro thus far In charge, of the work, nnd submitted to tho De partment nf Justice, this depart ment will promrtly co-upnmln to , the end that It may lie- presented properly to a Federal Grand-Jury. If Indictments are found, and they will 1 found If tho facts Justify, tho matter then will bo In tho hands of tho Department of Justice and ovory effort will be mudo to bring Morse. tiu) others to trial. Extradition of Morse would have to bo In accordance with prnvlslonn-ot the treaty between Franco and tho United States. It w;is said at tio Stato Department s MORSE PERMITTED TO LAND ON PLEDGE TO RETURN MONDAY French Authorities Insist Ship Builder Come Home on , the Paris. HAVRE, Dec 2 (Associated Press). French police officials, following' a conference with American Consul General Ingraham, allowed Charles W. Morse to land here to-day upon his arrival from New York on the steamship Paris, when the American shipbuilder agreed to return on the same ship next Monday, provided he was not arrested. "I am willing to return to America by tho first boat and I have so wired tho United States District Attornoy," Mr, Morso told tiro correspondent on board the Paris early this afternoon. Mr. Morse, who traveled on the Paris under tho name of Morris, said he was going to Purls for a kidney oratlon. but that bo had Intended to roturn to tho United States shortly. "I am over here because, of 111 health." ho added, "but I am wtlJIng to return oven at the expenso of Joop. ardlzlng my life." IIo declared that ho was unaware his presonco In Washington might bo desired In connection with an Investigation of his ship contracts until hu was Informed by wireless last night that several operatives from the Paris Police Department weio watching for his arrival. Police Commissioner Fabmnl, who was enjoying lunohcon in the luxurious dining room of the Paris as tho guest ot Mr. Morse, told the correspondent ho had no warrant for Morse's arrest and he wanted It understood the financier was not under arrest. Tho French police authorities said Mr. Morso had been prevented from landing at tho request of American rhSsn '.tses- b di nhat no authority in the cass had been lodged with the- French police. CLAIM OF UNITY IN IRELAND, New Proposals Provide North Is to Come In for Six Months With Right to Withdraw Within Year -r-Dail Considers Plan To-Morrow LONLX3N, Dec. 2 (Associated :Prcss) . Tlje British Government's latest proposals for settlcment'of he Irish question will be considered by the Cabinet of the Dail HireamHn Dublin Saturday. The new terms, which were handed to the Sinn Fein delegates In written form, show some advances over the Government's previous proposals, and the dele gates felt the' necessity tif.-givlnjjj ; them fullest consideration at a Cabinet session". WOMAN ADVOCATE L Mrs. Jiiliet Rublec, Broker's Wife, Charged With Vio tating Code of Recipes. Mrs. Juliet nubleo of No. 24? East 40th Stroet, wlfo of u'brokor and fin ardent advocate of birth control, was placed under arrest this afternoon In Chief Inspector Lahoy's office. Her arrest occurred during tho second preliminary honrlng of the complaint of Mrs. Margaret Sanger against Po. llco Capt Dopohuo 'of tho West 47th Street Station for arresting her for addressing an audience In Town Hull Hovoral weeks ago on tho subject ot birth control. Tho arrest, which wus made for alleged violation of Section 1,141! of tho Penal Codo prohibiting tho promulga tion of reclpej for birth control or advising whnro such reclpesvniay bo obtained, occurred, according to tho police, nt tho Instance of Assistant Corporation Counsel Marvin Dolphin, ono ot thu spectators ut tho hearing. Mr. Dolphin denied having Insti gated tho nrreat, but said later that Mrs. Hublce had confessed violating the section In question. Mrs. Rubleu was taken first to the Ellzubctli Street citation by Patrolman Thomas F. Murphy, attached to Headquarters, und afterward arraigned In Ccntro Streot Court. The hearing being conducted by Inspector Lahey was for tho purpose of determining whether there wero grounds for 'Mrs. Sanger's charge against Donohoo. Those who at tended tho hearing to-day were, in addition to Mrtt. Sanger, Robert McC. March, her counsel; Mrs. Anna Ken nedy, Mm. Mary Windsor, Mrs. Frances Ackerman. Mrs. U I Dela-' Held. Mrs. Krnest D. Adee, J. U Slee, Albert D. Silver, Joseph Dunn and Mr. Dolphin, who has en office in Headquarters. As in tho first instance, the hearing was a private one and Mr. Sanger was the first witness, hnr tmtlmony not having been completed. Mrs. Ilubleo was tho next on the stand, And whon sho reached her narrative ot getting to Town Hall on Nor. 13, finding Mrs. Sanger under arrest and the meeting being dispersed by the police, M-. Dolphin went to the door and called Patrolman Murphy Into tho room. Murphy was told to arrest Mrs. Ilublee but he demurred, being finally prevailed upon, it was aaid, by Mr. Dolnhln. A short time after Mrs. Ttubleo was taken away the meeting came to an end and Mr. Dolphin was asked by the reporters whether he had ca,1BOd her arrest. He replied in the wiira iss hlB rej0indr was "Look It upl" Then ho shut the door. OF BIRTH CONTRO POT UNDER ARREST The terms, lt is said: Concede from th beginning the Sinn Fein's claim for-tho unity of Ireland; ' Ulster rnuit be Included within the scheme from the start, and must remain Ip for six months. Before the end of a year, Ulster .is to be given the option to with-, draw. ' If Ulster goes, there must be a boundary commission to deter mine the exact-area which le fair ly entitled to go with her. Under this plan if Ulster goes out ho would preserve pnly her present powers and not obtain tho nscal freedom that would "be left with South lrelund. Tle Sinn Vein has neither accepted nor rejected these proposals, but hns promised to consider them finally to morrow. The question of allegiance Is still the crux ot tho situation, but efforts urn being made to devise som form ut declaring allegiance whlqh It l hoped by the Government tht-Hlnh Foli might accept. Tho Sinn Fein's reluctance to ac cept the Government's plan to druft the terms offered In treuty form anr place tho treaty before tho House of CommonH, as advanced curly thlo week, has been caused, It was ex plained to-dny. by tho gcnernl belief that the negotiations must end if ' that plan were followed. It had been suggested this treaty should embody an All-Iroland Parliament but give Northeast Ulster, as defined by a boundary commission, tho right to withdraw at a stipulated time. The Sinn Fein delegates who are ttlll In London Indicated llttlo hopt- to-day that tho new version of the plan would bo accepted, but so far fio ono among them has declared for absolute rejection or has cared to make a prediction as to what would bo tho decision of the Dull Klreaun Cabinet. Arthur Griffith and -George Gavan Duffy ot the Sinn Fein delegation left for Dublin this morning, und Michael Collins and Eamon J. Duggan will go to-night. Mr. Griffith will return. Sunday morning, probably with thu dollnlte decision of the Dall Cabinet, which will be communicated to Prime Minister Lloyd Oeorgo at the earliest possible moment. The Government's latest proposals wero the result of meetings ot tho Cabinet members which lasted tho greater part of yesterday and were continued through the evening and until after midnight, the written ver sion reaching Mr. Griffith at 1.S0 o'clock this morning. During the Cabinet dlscusslons,"Mr. Griffith and his colleagues wero consulted. As first presented, tho terms wero utterly unsatisfactory to the Sinn Fein, but after some of the Sinn Fein suggestions had been adopted the plan reached such a stage that the delegates thought lt &ad assumed a form which would make .it- worth while presenting to the Dall Cabinet ' for consultation. UUter will no officially' In formed of the nature of the proposals until the Sinn Fein has signified Its acceptance, it sucti bo forthcoming. In t heevent ot total rejection on tho part of the Dall, the terras will only be made known, when the full ewe renpunqence puDlisneo, ; . l - .. .