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"I- 1 f. "THE WALLFLOWER," AMAAAAAIMMIAAAAAAAAMMMAAAAAAAAAAAAAAMAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA TWO 8ECTI0NS SECTION EXTRA VOL. LXII. NO. 21.924 WALL 51. bUMB IVIYbi tnT HARDING SEEKS CONFERENCE OF 21 AMERICAN NATIONS Vanls Unity of Action on . Mexico and Guatemala by All Republics. MANY ARE IN LEAGUE. .Association of American Coun tries Could Settle Controver sies, Washington Believves By David Lawrence. (Special Correspondent of The Eve ninu World.) WASHINGTON. Dec. 17 (Copyright. President Harding nasi decided to call Into action tho A.-'iclatiuii of Anieilcan Nations. The occasion toi tne full happens to l)o tho question of whether the 'Government of Guatemala shall bu recognized, but this really Li u vuhlcle for u pati-Aiiicrtcau mideretundlng on Other niatttirs of general concern to tln nation of the Western Hemis phere. liver since the Armament Confer ence was Bumiiionou una iicnoi"i"- " . . .., MihHrin.. ur began to loo upon the guthe In , u the Prtnclpa, Allied and Associated I'owits as u sort of executive mm mlttee which would manui;e tho affairs of the world, the counties In tho South Amerlcuu Continent nave felt slighted. They wero not Invited tu the Washington Conference. Tloir tihl'y contribution to It was the uso or'the Pan-American Onion Hul dint- . th. fnnrilriiiM committees. r-r-resldcnt Harding has from tho ,)roposej taking regarding the corn start hud tu mind a policy of itlcner niteslon.a suggestion;, ror balancing tho ,i.octatlon between the two Americas budffct; preventlns the exportation ot a a ori or ! substitute for the incllna- Hon of tho last Administration to busy itself with European aftalrs. The ct-cater Interest of tho United States, He has Indicated. lies southward and Dot eastward, xoi me press 01 unnr matters has caused him to bo divert coT to other phaBes of foreign policy. The conclusion of tho four-power trjeaty relative to islands In the Pacific stretching five thousand miles west of tho American coust has made some South Americans apprehcnslvo that Mr. Harding, llko his prede cessor, had strayed far afield and that ht might neglect tho affairs of Central and South America, Mr. Harding has list it be known that ho has not forgotten. In fact, he has hinted that nn affirmative policy is in course of preparation which shall assure unity ot action by tho countries of 'this hi-mlsphcra on All matters of American concern. The .lecpest interest attachss to this move, fpr it will Be recalled that whllo tho South American :ountrles have al! joined tho League of Nations sotno of (Continued on Fourth Page.) FORGET-ME-NOT DAY TO-DAY FOR AID OF INJURED SOLDIERS Your Purchase of a Flower Will j Help Some Disabled Veteran to a Happier Christmas Day. J Buy a forget-me-not to-day. Tho . disabled veterans of the World War who have appointed the day ' us irorgot-Me-Not Day, appeal to the generosity of tho public to re member tho service men who, though disabled, are patiently nU'lvlng to win their way to Indus- rrfil fitness In some line of en : ydeavor which wtll earn an honest living. Tho1? who would observe the Iny are asked to buy tho llower -vjicmbranco and to pay som "' """ than It coat to glvo . ...'ter heroes of the ap. p4''js "sacrifice of war a Happy -airni.is. ONE, DAILY. Cpjrrlht Xew rnbllililns OTHER N. a- PAY REPARATIONS, ANSWER OF ALLIES Will Not Even Consider Ex tension Unless Berlin Fur nishes All the Facts. PARIS. Dec. 17 (Associated Press). Tho Allied Reparations Comnilvslon has rofuf-ed to consider Germany''? rc iniott for an extension of time on ner January and February reparation pay iiiehtst until tho Gorman Government tells just what xhu can pay on these Instalments and gives other Informa tion demanded. This developed when tho text of tho commission's note to the Berlin Guv eminent was inadj public hero to d:iy. The reply expresses surprise that Germany failed to tell exactly wnat J what guarantees sho" would offer mean while. Until these details arc fur nished It wilt be impossible to con- ?ider or even examine tho request of tne Qeniion Government, tho notu de- ci!lre3. Tne commission expresses regret lmU Gcrmany ntt(j not ropHcj t0 jts - -i n. ... ...tn. . i . Cernmn capital and measures to ob- f-, V " 13 " 7T ' . noldcrs S. TO BE ADVISED OF ANY PLAN MADE ' FOR REPARATIONS Lloyd George Has a European Solution and One Involv ing America. LONDON, Dec. 17. While the con feience beginning Monday between Premier Briand and Premier Lloyd Qeorge Is potentially capable of de veloping tho most Important decision's for European economic reconstruction, it was learned last night that It is feared that the best tho British Pre mier will be able to arrange will be a temporary stopgap scheme, because" America is not yet ready to co-operate. There is a distinct possibility, however, that Lloyd George may elaborate two schemes to Briand tho first based purely on Allied and European arrangements, and the sec ond and more comprehensive one In volving American participation. But whatever is decided or agreed upon for recommendation to the Allied and Eqropean Governments, the American Government will be promptly Informed officially of the results of the conference In reply to the probable French de mand that German Industry should come to Its Government's aid In ful filling the present reparation agree ment, there Is the answer given to tho British Government by both Stlnnes and Ratbenau that as soon as the Al lies recast the agreement In a form which the Allied non-political financial advisers agree is sound, they will co operate to tho fullest extent necessary. RACING RESULTS. NEW ORLEANS WINNERS. FIRST TtACE Five ar.d one-half fur longs. Voojerla, 7 to 6 and 1 to 2, won;- Little Polly, 2 to 1, second; Ho chambeau third: Time. 1.15 2-G. .Von- ney, uartercd, Oo La La and Midnlsht Storle (Other racing new on pig 4.) GERMANY IS By RUPERT HUGHES, - . . J-M'MJ'V'M-rtj-wOw'W-U'WW'iirirt ft rt it ft rtrt ft rn f wfot " Circulation Books Open to AIL" VorU tVorldi fcjr rri Company, 11)1. NEW Y. PLOTS LAID TO MAN SEIZED ABROAD Sea-Roaming Cat Coines Back Always to Home Port, Hoboken IMR5 BLIT2CN KYiioNt, This I&-Mrs. Blltzcn, a cat so fond of "coming back" that she always comes bark even to Hoboken. She has Balled tho Seven Seas and has n sweetheart In every port. She consented to pose for this photograph In order to prove the truth of everything the ship 'news reporters have written about her. The reporters give her milk, and she doesn't want them to lose their jobs. Her maiden name was. Satan, but now she Is married and she recently brought her family of five little Dlltzens to Hoboken from Buenos Ayres or Wo nobody knows which on the -SS. Huron. two-day debate, vote Wednesday; E Motion for Ratification Be Made Monday. With Full Publicity. to DUBLIN, Dec. 17 (Associated Press). Final decision on tho Irish pcaco treaty by tho Dall Erieann can be expected on Wednesday, but not before, according to Information o . talncd from authoritative Sinn Fein circles. Dobatc on the motion to allow full publicity to tho views ot tho con flicting sections ot opinion In the Dall will, it is thought occupy tho sessions Monday and Tuesday, with final action on Wednesday. - According to reports In circulation to-day, every member of the Dall will make a speech at noxt week's public session to Justify his vote. Many of these wore expected to bo confined to a tew words of explanation, but the main speeches for and against the treaty are likely to be of considerable length. The members of the Dall assembled to-day for continuance of tho secret sessions of the last three days. What has occurcd at these sessions Is con jectural, but It ts assumed. In view of the announced forthcoming public session, that some tentative pro gramme at least must have been agreed upon, the final details of which remain to be worked out. Tho crowd (permitted Eamon J. Duggan, one, of the signers of the peace agreement, to pass in unnoticed. Michael Collins, arriving In an auto mobile, got a slight cheer. Eamon Do Vulera, who drove up accompanied by Ersklne Chlldcrs, reported as lead ing the fight against ratification of the treaty, was warmly received. During the Dall meeting this morn ing, the newspaper men, who pre viuuaiy u u v lemma l in the corridors ot the building, were (Continued on Fourth Page-) DA PROGRAM YORK, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17, T AT WOMAN AS THEY FLEEWI$4,200 Witnessing Daring Hoboken Hold-Up, She Screamed for Help Highwaymen Escape Six armed men to-day held up two representatives of Springmeycr, Patt berg & Co., leather merchants ot Ho boken, on one of tho busy street of that city and stolo front them tho week's payroll, amounting to $4,200. They got away In a motor car, which thoy afterward abandoned. The two victims later Identified two pictures In the Hoboken "Hogucs' Gallery" as llkenesse of members of the hold-up party. Cornelius Donker, bookkeeper for the firm, accompanied by Charles Kaiser, an employee, left tho Ho boken Trust Company a little nfter 10 o'clock with the payroll In a leather bag. Donker walked ahead, carrying tho bag. Kaiser was about ten feet behind htm. They had reached Eleventh and Gar den Streets, about four blocks from tho leather plant, when the six armed men sprang upon them. Kaiser said afterward that they seemed to come from the sky. Three, with drawn pis tols, fell on Donker, knocked him down and grabbed tho money bag. The other three put their guns against Kaiser's body and backed him against tho wall ot a grocery store on tho corner. At the Instant of the hold-up a small touring car ran to the curb almost alonsldo tho party and the three men who had taken tho bag made a run for It. As they did so there was a scream from a woman which startled them. Slargaret Marlow, a servant In ths house at No. 1036 Garden StreeX. had seen tho hold-up and cried out for help. One of the robbers turned and called for her to "Hhut up, or you'll go to heaven!" To emphasize (Continued on Fourth Page,). BANDITS SHOO Complete Novel iii, To-Day's Fiction - ULtAntU. bUKNS SAYS: CRAZED MAN KILLS POLICEMAN, TURNS Fires Fifty Shots in Chase Through Long Branch Business Centre. SHOPPERS IN TUMULT Prisoner Saved From Mcb Crying "Lynch Him!" Be lieved Shell Shock Victim. LONG BRANCH, N. J.. Dec. 17. Patrolman Herman A. Emmons was shot und killed to-day whllo on duty ot Broadway and Third Avenue, by Ernest Williams, a negro, bcllov-d to hnve been crazed as a result of shell 3hock during the war. The shooting was In the heart of the Long Branch business district with manyVwpmen shoppers nearby. Williams Reloaded his revolver and fled, firing at his pursuers, nnd was captured after making a stand n the rar yard of n houso In Bocond Ave-nui-. He fired more than fifty shots. According to witnesses, Williams upproached the patrolman, nnd, when twenty feet away, drew the revolver and fired four times. One bullet pierced Emmons's throat and un fit lie r entered his chest. As the policeman fell women screamed and ran Into the stores. Williams, with tho revolver drawn, pointed It at men nearest him and retreated up tho street; A crowd gathered, some rushing to Emmons. Williams fired two more shots and then began reloading. All along the street as thn nngro pasccd, women fled into doorways. Then Patrolmen Duclo and Do Santls arrived und, with revolvers drawn, dashed for tho negro. Hu fled, turn lug at Intervals to Arc at tho pur suers. lie backed into the yard of a houso In Second Avenue, where he took his stand and blazed away as file crowd closed In. Tho officers returned tho flro, but because of his concealment could not hit htm. The houso and ynrd wero sur rounded by a crowd that yelled and waited for an opportunity to close In on the man. Women and children fled, terror-stricken. When tho negro's supply of car tridges wits exhausted, Duclo nnd Dn Santls dashed over a fenco upon him. Tho crowd tried to ra!o tho negro from them, shouting, "Lynch him!" Williams was badly mauled before the poltcemun could get him to the City Hail Police Station. Later tbey trnnsfcrred him to the county Jail at Freehold for Bafoty. Emmons died on tho way to Mon mouth Hospital. He was married. The police learned that several at tempts hnd been made recently to have Williams c iicmlited to nn asylum as h!n neighbors Bald ho had been acting quecrly. BIGGEST ZEPPELIN TO BE BUILT BY GERMANY FOR U. S. PARIS, Dec. 17 (Associated Press). The Council of Ambas sadors has granted permission to the United States to contract for the construction at Frtedrleha hafen, Germany, of a Zeppelin of tho L-70 type. Thlls decision marks the end of diplomatic negotiations which havo pro ceeded since July, The United States based Its application on the ground that It was entitled to another airship under Germany's reparations agreement. The new airship to be built for the United States by Germany wtll be the largest Zeppelin In the world, It is said, and will fly across the Atlantic when completed. PISTOL ON WOMEN "Circulation Books Open 1921. BOMB SUSPECT HELD IN POLAND LABOR UNION RADICAL HERE WALL ST. BOMB says Lindenfeid is Only; Known Man Who Know: All About Explosion. AN AGENT OF LENINE. Sent Abroad to Get Informa tion That. Would Lead to Seizure of Others in Plot WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (Associ ated Press). Th arrest In Warsaw of woito Lindenfeid win cicamtp the cntlro mystery of tho Wall Street ex plosion of Sept. 1C, 1920. It was stated positively to-day by William J. nurns, head ot the Department of Justlco's Bureau of Investigation. Lindenfeid, whoso arrest was re ported to the department by the, As sociated Press, was described by Mr. Burns as tl.o key to tho solution of the mystery and "the only man thut wo know In tho world that knows ull about 1c" Mr. Burns declared that Lindenfeid himself wus not Implicated In the ox ploslon, one of the worst tragedies In the history of New York, but was so Close to t:.o radical elements who were Its perpetrators that he know nil about It. The Third Interna tionale was the moving spirit behtnd the plot. Radicals in Europe as well ns In tho United States, Mr. Burns ussertcd, wero under 'surveillance by the de partment for suspected connection with the explosion, and If the Informa tion to bo obtalr.id from Lindenfeid pnn s to "jo ns oxpectcd arrests are In Immedlato prosper'.. Lindenfeid, according to Mr. Burns, went abroad originally on behalf of tho J ... tlco Department to ohtalnln formatlon which would lead to tho nrrcst of those responsible for the explosion. When i i reports were re ceived from him, Mr. Burns said, Sil vester Cosgrove, one of the depart ment's agents, was sent over to find out why Lindenfeid was not sending tho information promised, and the ar rest foltowrJ. LENIN'S REPRESENTATIVE WHILE IN UNITED STATES. Lindenfeid, Mr. Burns explained, was tho representative In New York before his departurn for abroad of radical PoIIaIi papers and also was one of the representative In America of Lenin and tho Third Interna tionale. Ho was recommended to tho Burns Detective Agency as the man who knew most alwut tho Walt Street explosion, Mr. Bums declared, adding that careful cheek had borne this out. "Lindenfeid." snld Mr. Burns, "is (Continued on Second Page.) HARDING TO HANG STOCKING AT HOME: PLANS QUIET XMAS White llause Plans Call For No Activities Except Probable Church Attendance. WASHINGTON, Dec. 17. A quiet Christmas In tho White Houso will be observed by the Presi dent and Mrs. Harding unless present plans are changed by unexpected de. velopments. It u .announced that he President would hang up his stock-t Ing "at home' and with tho possible exception ot attending church, no h- MYSTERY CLEARED DECLARES BURNS holiday. TO-MORROW'S EXTRA to All. Kntrrrd St cond-Clm Matter rout Offles, New fork. N. T. Doubts of Lindenfeld's Caused His Arrest in Two Months Ago Known Here As Always on Both Sides in Fac tional Quarrels. Reported to Be Violence Director of One of the Radical Organizations Was Host at Farewell Dinner to Trotzky Was Charged With "Double Crossing." The United Statesi authorities have been in possession ofWst of the information contained in the published sketch pf the confession of Wolfe Lindenfeid, arrested In Warsaw and said W have confessed his . part in the Wall Street bomb explosion, for at least four ...dnlhs. Lia denfeld left this country in the employ of'tht Government aboui,oo -time, although previous experiences with liim had created serious doubts13" as to his trustworthiness. ( Renewed doubts as to his honesty caused the United Spates to bring about his arrest In Warsaw two months ago on a technical charge. Syl vester Cosgrove was then sent over to Warsaw to "find out what sort of a game Lindenfeid was playing." Tho giving out of the story of nla STORY OF SOLVING BOMB MYSTERY TOLD BY AGENTS With AH Europe as Field, Operatives Traced Sus pects to Warsaw. WAI18AW, Dec. 17 (Associated Press). Plots and counter plots, reading like a chapter from fiction, wero Involved In the search for clues In many parts ot Europe by American Secret Service agents which resulted In tho arrest here yesterday of Wolfe Lindenfeid. ullas William Llnde, in connection with the Wall Street bomb explosion In New York in September, 120. Lindenfeid has fully confessed, tho authorities say, naming the ring leaders in tho plot, which Is declared was ulmcd at J, P. Momn, tha in ternal macblno exploding prema turely. According to Sylvester Cosgrowi and Paul Altendorf, who trailed Linden feid, the suspect ha named five prin cipals In tho plot, now In Europe, who received 3f,000 from the Moscow Third Internationale through New York Communists. Lindenfeid has declared his willingness to return to New York sh soon as possible and turn State's evidence. The Polish authorities say ho was exposed In 1906 as a Russian secret agent and fled to America at that time, return ing to Europe last spring. Altendorf came to Europe In Feb ruary last, while Lindenfeid cmo over In March. During the summer Altendorf, living In various Commun istic centres, obtained a clue which Jed him to seek Lindenfeld's acq alnt- ance. As a result, Cosgrovn arrived In Warsaw two months ago, posing as Imvlnr r-nnnAntlnnit with PAmmnnlitt , America, and wu Intro, I J Lindenfeid by Altendorf. er e8tabllsnlnK nU .u 0 VC e11pgested lo LlndenfcId Lcheme wneroby, y K,vlnc nforam. (COillnued im Sec i I -use ) Supplement. MM WEATHER Rain op 8nowi CoWr PRICE THREE CENTS, Honesty Warsaw v confeslon as though it were new-made in Warsaw Is not understood by tha authorities here, but is believed likely to be duo to thn machinations of i Dr. Paul Altondorf. a former Amsrlr con spy of foreign birth, with whom. ., the secrot service havo had cxasper- atlng experiences. Lindenfeid was active In the Rus- ' ntan revolution ot 1900. He was ban ished to Siberia. He escaped and In i9i: Ills arrival In this country was disclosed by his activities In radical Industrial movements. Ho was chief bomb setter and violence director of one of tho most radical Industrial organizations, at least so he hu told Government agents. Wherevor tho headquarters ot a union hostile to Lin drnfeld's associates had been blown up there Lindenfeid was found tp havo been recently. There was never evi dence enough to fatten a crlmupon him. The organizations In which K was active were finally expelled from their International unions as being more devoted to anarchy than to the best Intercuts of labor. "In Justice to the Housewreckers Union, It is proper for The Evening World to say here that It was not the body to Which Lindenfeid re ferred, though members ot that or ganization have close family and fraternal connections with other radical unions which he Implicated, Lindenfeid became friendly with Leon Trotzky when Trotzky was In Chicago. When Trotzky started for Russia to join in overthrowing the Czar's Government, Lindenfeid was bis host at dinner and throughout radical circles predicted Trotsky would within a few months "beconio ' the ruler of Russia." After the war, when he knew be was under constant observation, he voluntarily offered to become a "stool pigeon" among radicals. When Mr. eral of the men sought by the De partment of Justlco on Lindenfeld's information disappeared almost at Uia moment fixed for tholr arrest, Lintter. feld came under susplclou and was dropped temporarily. After tho Wall Street exploalor. he appeared again. Somo ot his Info' matlon dovetailed exactly with Mu, best Information the Government had about the great bomb plot Llndontold said the axp'.oslnn was perpetrated by a band of anarchist, organized In an Industrial body m which tins majority of tie maiober.j wero Italians, woo had befin t sponsible foilktnany ot tha fzploatons If Otttnue L ' J .... hilfmli ui