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VOL. LXII. NO. 21,926 DAILY.
Copjrlxbt (Nrw York World) by 1'rr.s
PubllitalDf Compnuy, 11121.
NEW YORK, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1921.
' &ntrrd in Second-Claas Mattt
Pott Office, Ntw York, Ji. V.
PRICE THREE CENTS
STOPS RECALL OF
10 STREET CAR LINES DROPPED IN
Lexington, Second, Seventh
and Ninth Avenue Lines
Would Be Abandoned to Ve
hicular Traffic Under Project.
Single Management Instead of
Independent Operation of 9
Companies Included in En
Promotion of Lines Between
Boroughs and Establishment
of Bus Lines as Feeders Also
The following plan or surfaca
transit itvls'on in .Manhattan was
unotilclally submitted to tho Transit
Commission to-duy by Its consulting
engineer, Daunt L. Turner.
Romova of surface cars In Second,
l,cxlngton, Seventh and Ninth and
f olumbus Avenues and utilization of
Second and Ninth Avenues exclusive
ly for heavy trucking.
Removal of all (surface car tracks on
the west side below 14th Street amj
west of Broadway except for two
cros3town lines. 14th Street and
Stghth Streets. These remarks would
do away with 100 miles-of track.
Reduction of existing lines from
thlrty-flvc to twrnty-ftVc and con
solidation of tin- twenty-live lines
under ono operating management.
Police prohibition of movement of
all vehicles except street cars on car
tracks during morning and evening
Speeding up of street car movement
to ten miles an hour and a car every
twenty seconds In the rush hours.
Trolley car service between In
terior points In tho Horoughs of
.Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.
A single faro with transfers.
Bus lines as feeders in territory
abandoned by surface cars.
The removal of the car tracks from
Second Avenue, Ivoxlngton Avenue,
Seventh Avenue below Central Purk
Nnd Ninth and Columbus Avenues
would open T-.cxlngton Avenue to fast
moving traffic to bo routed from and
Into Lafayette Street, .and Seventh
venue to fast moving traffic coming
trom and going into Varlclc Street
and Central Park, and would devote
Second and Ninth and Columbus
Avenues into thoroughfares for heavy
There u e 24S milc3 of single street
tor trark on the streets of Manlmt
, m, of which 226 miles are In uso. Mr.
Turner would nut the operating rock
' uge to 148 miles. At this time nine
ieparate lompantos operato surfaco
iars in Manhattan over tnetr own
ncs. Mr. Turner would wipe out this
.-i-parat-' ownership and operation'.
Tho nine operating companies run
tare orer thirty-five different lines.
Tnder tho slnglo operation plan only
iwcnty-llve lines would bo operated.
On thirty of tho moBt Important lines
(Continued on Second Page.)
S. I. R. T. ANNOUNCES
CUTS IN SOME WAGES
(inttiuen Will Send Committee of
Prnteat to IMrectora.
H Voorhees, Vice President and
General Manager of the Staten Island
Rapid Transit Railroad Company, to
day served notice on the gatemen re-
e'vlns 91.40 a month that they would
bo cut to 7j me time In January and
ihcbe receiving 64 would bo reduced to
- $-.0. The men now receiving 64 wcro
. ut from 151 on July 1 last-
Jlr. Voorlieei announced that there
would be a meeting of tho railroad dlreo
tors at tho company's olllccj, No. 295
1 Uroadway. on Jan. 1", and invited tho
men to send a committee to the meeting.
Tho men declared to-day that the cuts
am unfair and that they will send a
,.,....,,u omnowercd to refuse It on
..... V. I 1. . r. f I t , f nn1
account oi m . - "
that they will appeal 10 mo lapjr
Hoard. Tbe men work eight hours a day
.mA seven days a week.
SURFACE LINES DROPPED
TWO GIRLS CALMED
Captain of S. S. Stavangerf jori
Says He Never Had Such
a Fearful Trip.
Five days over dun, through storms
and seas that tried the hearts of her
officers and men and frightened most '
of the pasengcrs almost out of their
wits, the Norwegian -American Lino
steamship 8tav.ngerfJord reachid
her pier at the foot of 30th Street,
Stic bore evidence of the storms
he had weathered in carrled-away
ventilators and salt crust that
streaked both of her high funnels to
their very top. Below decks there
wore many sailors and firemen with
bandaged cuts and bruises, tho re
sult of the banging about they got
In the ship's tremendous piunglngs
Capt K. S. Irgens, tho vessel' sklf
por. sa'd that Ib al! his twenty-five
j fare of following the. sea he had
never had such a time of It as cn this
voyaged The wind blew a hurricane.
more than a hundred miles an hour.
the waves caino aboard even on the !
bridge, and spray flow above the I
crow's nest. j
Soon aftor tho Stavangerfjord left
Bergen on Dec. 8, two days after sail
ing from Christtanla, she ran into a
storm. It became so wild that a ma
jority of tho 233 passengers wero
afraid to go on deck, and clung,
frightened, to their cabins. A rumor
got about among them that Capt.
Irgens would have to put In at an
English port, but ho thought tho
storm would subside and , laid a
courso for this country.
But the storm Inci eased when he
got into the Atlantic, and the ship
was so buffeted about that she could
make only 120 mllci &onio days.
As the hurricane persisted and
Capt Irgens realized that something
muft be done to prevent a panlo
among his passengers, he called upon
some of the courageous ones to ?iart
a concert, singing, games, anything
that would distract tho minds of the
frightened ones. Ho besought them
to v gather- In the loungo and cheer
themselves up If possible.
In this, he sold, ho was bravely
aided by Miss Charlotte Dessner, of
Lynbrook, L. I., a singer, and Yascha
Schwarzmann, a Roumanian 'cellist,
who led the music and tempted a
number of the less timid from their
cabin hiding places. He also paid a
high tribute to tho bright courage of
Miss Jennie Osmo, a seventeen-year-old
girl of Boston, who was forever
fluttering gaily about the snip setting
an examplo to her fellow voyagers.
She was never 111 a moment, he said.
and did much to hearten every one.
Dr. T. H." Chorcscn, tho ship's doc
tor, declared that he had had the
busiest voyage of his life, because
there were fow among the craw who
did not require his ministrations at
one time or another. The men in tho
(irerooni, he tald, were shaken about
like pills in a bottle and received In
In order to make this port tho S'av
nngerfjord had to put in at St. Johns
BANDITS IN TROLLEY
HOLD-UP GET $8 180
nob MeMcnxer for a St. Loali
Trnut .Company and Earape. '
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 20. Three bandits
hi'l.l till IMward lVlwnrdn lneaMilirRr
rt , . J. g
ior the Chottau Trust Company, on a
Market Street car to-day. and escaped
wltli a satchel containing 3,1SQ of the
Total of 27,500 Gallons in
Drums Supposed to Con
CAPTAIN UNDER ARREST.
Inspectors Got a Whiff oT
"Oil" Syphons Were Draw
ing Into Drums.
A seizure claimed by the customs
men to Involvo about a million
dollars' worth of proof alcohol
was made to-day on tho tramp
steamer Javary, which tier up at
Pier No. 32, East River, on Saturday
on her way front Baltimore for Con
stantinople. The Javary Is an oil burner and
was to have taken on a cargo of
flour. Being on oil burner, the cus
toms Inspector standing by thought
uoimng strange in tno signt of a
siphon drawing oil Into big drum.,
until one curious Inspector got too
near thn hose and a deep breath drew
in the aroma of alcohol. Investiga
tion showed that thirty-eight drums
had been emptied, reverse suction
having been applied to alio siphon.
Gaugers were put on the Javary
and it is claimed that the drums sup
posed to be loaded with glycerine
each contained 110 gallons of 1!0
proof, alcohol, Tho cuRtoms mii
seized the drums, captain and the
ship. In all there were 27,500 gallons
of a'cohol In the drumB. which x
ports say could have been reduced In
strength until there was tho founda
tlon of moro than 100,000 gallons of !
Evidently It was Intended for plum
puddings, eggnogg, Tom and Jerrys
and othor Chrlstmns cheer, but In
one fell swoop a million dollars of
Joy tyis betm snatched from tho yule
tide. Capt. Daniel Doherty, the owner
of record of the Javary, was ar
raigned before United States Com
missioner Hitchcock. Ho waived ex
amination and was held for the Fed
eral Grand Jury in $10,000 bail, hav
ing been arraigned by Major John H.
Clark. First Assistant District At
torney. More Christmas cheer. The
"II" in Major Clark's name stands
Second Officer F. W. Asslng and
Third Officer Roy Griffin wcro held
as material witnesses. Tho seizure
was made by Deputy Surveyor of fit
Port William E. Sanders, Acting
Deputy Surveyor J. 11. McGIll nni!
Inspectors R. P. Barbour and M. J.
Customs Guards Arrest Only Man
Who Didn't Jump From Two
Bullets from tho pistols of fonr
customs guards drove the crews of
two motor boats to Jump overboard
off the Hush piers In South Brooklyn
early to-day. Tho one man remain
ing In charge of the two boats proved
to be a fireman of tho Italian steam
ship Reglna D'ltalla which tied up at
Pier No. 4 thero yesterday afternoon.
Hidden in the shadows of tho
watcrtront of the pier tho guurdr iaw
men movlnrr ou tho vessel's deck and
j presently eight bags wcro lowered
I Into two motor poats. Tho bags,
! taken from the vessel's dock, con
j talned boxes of liquors.
Just as the motor boats were about
j to put off with their loads a Sergeant
of the guards called on them to bait
and tired when his command was Ig
nored. Hla lire was returned from
tu boats, and then tho three other
guards opened up and a lively fusil-
Irwin frtllntvAil. finder this heavv flra
,h men ln tho boats bcan to lumn
overboard. Thu ono man remaining
... . . i , -. .
' " nau ouo "us luo Bcc"
' others having been thrown into tho
" , iT ., int....m w
ties ln the bag wcro his own. He de
scribed himself as Raffaello Qranar
do, forty-three, fireman.
SEIZED ON SHIP
Slapperitis" Used in Initiation
Was Loaded With Cartridge;
wero received when an agent of tho
order struck her with the "slappcr
ltls" as she was bending over to kls3
an altar In tho lodge rooms.
It Is claimed that the slapstick was
loaded with a blank cartridge and that
she was struck with tho wrong side
of tho stick, the flash frqm tho pow
der setting fire to her garments and
causing serious burns and Internal
Able to Sit Up To-Day 111
From a Chill Contracted
on Trip to Ireland.
DUBLIN, Dec. 20 (Associated
Press). Richard Croker, tho former
Tamipany chieftain, who has been
quite III at his home, Glencalrn Cas
tle, was reported to-day as showing
He has been suffering from a chHl,
contracted whllu returning to Iro-
i land from tho United States, which
has confined him to his bed. To-day,
! It was given out, he was sitting up In
BOY OF FIVE SHOOTS
Fires Shot Gun at Child and Kills
Her Case Held to Be
SAl?GUS. Muss., Dec. 20. Esther
Dowyrdo, aged two, was killed yester
day by her nvc-year-old brotner,
Walter, tho police learned to-day. The
boy told them how ho had tired hla
father'H shotgun at his sister In a
childish prank. Tho medical ex
amined found that death was acci
dental. AITOMOntLli TIIIBF OUTS FIVK
Frank Halllgan. who has been In thu
Tombs a year and confesod to stealing
automobile valued at flOo.OOO In two
yenm, wim sentenced to-day toy Judge
Mulqut-en In the Court of General Hea
nlons to from live to ten years In Sing
Hlng. Tnia was ior conviction ol steal
tng a car valued at 11,704.
Cartridge Exploded Set
Fire to Her- Clothing Suf- HPPPH
fered Burns. K ri!wl
ATLANTA, Dec. had KC-HH
used a goat everything would have isaaaaaK7'P V .', .lHI
been right. But, as was, a HkAv,v!H
in the inltla- HHT f 'j&mRi
tion ccrcntanlat of tho Modern Order HBaB
of Praetorians, now Mrs. Mcxla vlQHHjHH
Osborne, young matron, Is HHHRBjEV
suing tho lodge for damages of MHh3HBSHH
The damages, Mrs. Osborne aveni, .HHsWiI&IIIIIhiIbHHLIiIIIIIiIIIIH '
Lodge for $20,000
TRAIN HITS AUTO
AT CROSSING; 1 DEAD
Two Others Hurt, One of Whom
Will Probably Die Inter
section Was Unguarded.
Ono man was killed, another Is be
lieved to be dying, a third seriously
injured by collision of a locomotive
and on automobile this morning on an
unguarded grade crossing of the Krlo
Railroad ut Falrvlew Avenue, Ver
ona, N. J.
Tho dead man Is John Robinson of
Orange. W illiam Savage, also of Or-
ingc, Is expected to die. And Fred I...
(loechel. No. 213 Snyder Avenue, Or
ange, owner and driver of tho auto
mobile, may recover.
Tho three men aro s.ilc to have
tried to cross In front of tho locomo
tive, which was driven by Henry
Bryant of Caldwell. Tho automobile
was smashed to bits au.t parts of ll
dragged four hundred feet. Tbe in-
iurcd were taken to Mountainside
There are 1,800 patients at tho Over
brook Hospital for the Insane nearby,
and there nro many boys' at the
Newark City Home, a reformatory
which Is also near tho ciosslng. Bo
cause of tho proximity of these two
Institutions thero has been much
ueltutlon about tho lack of. flagman
or safety gates.
SENTENCED TO SPEND
ALL XMAS DAYS ALONE
Mnrdrrrr llaat Go Into Solitary
Conflnrtnrnt for Ynlrtldea,
CLEVELAND, flee.- ' 40. "Jlggs'
DoatelnerVi ChrUtma-t days are over.
Thn Court decreed when it sentenced
!ilm to life Imprisonment for the mur
der of Pal-olman Ganey a year ago
ho mus t. -nd every Chrtirtmas the rest
of his life ln solitary confinement
Up at six o'clock In the morning, he
won't ee n soul all day
ah ne can ao
Is think ubout hla Dat and about hlsUv.t atai th utter tmrt r.r .lummrv
past und about hU cr'mc. And yet
mm in the dual 1 house aoendlne- their
last Christmas I)y on earth call Jugga
"U.o lucky guy."
SHAKES UP POLICE
Hundreds in Grand Street
Tenements Rush Out as
Blast Rocks Homes.
MEN IN AUTO SOUGHT.
Seen There Just Before Con
cussion Meant as Blackmail
Warning One Theory.
Police Headquarters was shaken at
3 A. M. to-day by the explosion of a
, bomb a block away ln front of No. IDS
'Grand Street. Officials bn duty
rushed all available detectives and
uniformed men in tho direction of tho
The Telegraph Buteau made ready
to call ambulances from the nearest
hospitals, but In a few minutes It was i
known no ono had been hurt. Th po
lice found 200 tenants of a six-story
building nearby In the street In their
I n!t!ltr1nt1Aa nrlt), .. mn'A thnt warn
being augmented from all directions.
It was with difficulty residents of
thejiclghborliood were quieted.
The bomb demolished the front of
the Cafe Ferrara, on the ground floor
bf No. 195, which Is a thrcc-story
t)idldlng with tho bakery on the sec
ond floor and the homo of tho man
ager, Henry Scop pa, on tho top floor.
Scoppa, his wife and flvo children
were Jarrod from thoir beds but not
hurt t ,
The bomb, believed to have been of
tho gasplpn type, blew In tho front
J windows, destroying $1,000 worth of
' big, fancy Christmas cakes, and frag
' menta went through a door and broke
a mirror and window Irt tho rear, but
nothing on cither side of tho 'room
Ono fragment of tho mlssllo was
hurled upward through a second
Btory window of No. 194, a loft build
ing across the street. Other windows
wero broken by the concussion. A
passing motorman xaid there was a
long tongue of flame when tho bomb
went off. Neither ho nor Policemen
Roach and O'Connor of the Elizabeth
Street Station saw any ono In the
vicinity, though they were only a
short distance nwny. The policemen
say a small car had been running
around the neighborhood in a sus
picious way after the cafe closed at
1.30. It Is believed tho occupants
were waiting for an opportunity to
plant tho bomb with a time fuse.
The cafe Is owned by Anthony Fer
rara, Inc., and haa ono of tho biggest
pastry businesses In tho country.
Ferrara Is well known and wealthy.
Formerly one of "Big Tim" Sullivan's
captains, he Is now Democratic leader
of his district. Ho lives at the Hotel
Brevoort, whero ho told detectives hu
had not received anj threatening let
ters. He said he could not guess tho
reason for the bomb, unless it was
thn work of business rivals. Ills
business Is particularly largo during
tho holidays, when he makes ship
ments even to Europe.
Though the bomb was so powerful
not a fragment of It could be found.
The police bollevo from tho time se
lected to set It off it was Intended
mainly as a blackmailers' "warning."
PRESIDENT TOO BUSY
TO TRAVEL AND SPEAK
For the Se Tlirer Hnntlia He Will
Itrnmln nt the Capital,
WASHINGTON", De- 20. Ireildnt
Harding Is dlp"scd to remain closely In
Washington for tho next three months
and Is cancelling all tentative engage-
nxnts nhich ho has had for speechea or
trip to various parts of the country.
The President has written a letter to
Senator Simmons of North Carolina ex
plaining hla Inability to attend the cele
bration of the 150th anniversary of St.
John's Maionlc lodge at New liernc In
i-, ,,,, rhrintin h. in k
Secretary Christian nas also fteen In
atructedto convey hu aaine ananar to
PLTO TREATY IS
Transport Is Recalled to England
and Army Trains Are Cancellejd
Day Withdrawal Was to Begin-1
De Valera Consents to Plebiscite.
QUEENSTOWN,' Dec. 20 (Associated Press). Removal of 'the
British troops from Ireland, which was to have been begun to-iay, his
been suspended and they will not be withdrawn unless the treaty is rati:
tied, it was stated here.
A transport which was to have taken cm board troops to-day has been
recalled to England, and the special trains to convey troops from' varWus
places in southern Ireland, which had been arranged for, have been can
celled for the present.
DUBLIN, Dec. 20 (Associated Press). Deputy John Mitroy,
speaking in the Dall Eireann this afternoon in support of the treaty vith
England, demanded and received from Eamon De 'Valera' and other op
ponents of the treaty their promise to submit the question of ratification
to a vote of the Irish people.
Just before adjournment for lunch
HARDING HAS OWN
President Said to Believe It i
Does Not Apply to Islands
of Japan Proper.
WASHINGTON', Doc. 20 (Assoct
ntH Pnn. -Prwli1nt IfArdlnir. it
.... ... 1
u .u ,-ua, u cu.v.
does not regard the four-powcr pad-,
nc ireaiy as corenng me principal i
Islands of the Japanese Empire."
This view, which is contrarty to
that voiced repeatedly by official
spokesmen of the American delega
tion, was described at the White
tifiuBu ua rri-jwi in n wim, ;
opinion not based on consultation
with other members of his Admlnl-
Mr. Harding was said to bellero
that the treaty no moro applies lo
tho Islands constituting Japan proper
tlinn It noes to inc mainiana or ne
United States, ln his view. It was
snld, tho agreement only covcis
Island possession In the Pacific, while
the main Japanese group occupies
the position of a party to tho treaty
rather than a possession.
COLD WAVE DUE
HERE FOR XMAS
Abnormally Cold Weather Will
Arrive Thursday, Weather Bu
WASHINGTON, Dec. W.-Chrlst-mns
throughout thu eastern halt of
tho country will bo preceded by ab
normally cold weather, the Weather
Ilureau declared to-day In Its fore
cast. Decidedly colder wcaUicr was fore
cast for to-morrow ln the Eastern
Central States, Including Michigan,
Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky, and the
statement was made by the llur?nu
that much lower temperatures would
be experienced along the AUantic
Const by Thursday.
Temperatures below xero wero re
ported this morning as far east as
Diiluth. Minn., and as far south as
Northwestern Nebraska. It was
more than 20 degrees below xera In
the north portions of North Dakota
nnd Montana and over much of the
eon an angry exchange occurred be
tween Eamon Do Valera and Arthur
Griffith over the question of the Call
holding; a brief session at the after
noon moetlngs to hear a statement
by the Minister of Defense. .
Griffith asked if the people -were to
bo "fooled by more private proceed
ings." It wae unworthy of Mr. Griffith to
suggest that tho Doll desires privacy,
the Republican President responded.
Mr. De Valera said something else
had been brought back from Doirn-
mx street besides the treaty.
Mr. Griffith demanded to know the
meaning of this, amid loud cries of,
"withdraw," addreosod to De Valera.
Charles Burgess, tho Mlnisterof !)
fense, explained that anybody "know
ing the business end of a gun" must
know the necessity for secrecy In
mUry matter8 He desired to reply
pr,TateIy to charre8 that be)m
mado Saturday nlht
When It became clear that the
statement of tho Minister of Defense
would deal only with military affair.
Mr. Griffith withdrew his objection
to a secret session mil lmrmnnv
Tho secret session, however, tto
not held, and the Doll resumed Its
deliberations in public at 4.15 o'clock.
Immediately, Mr. De Valera withdrew
his remark, mode ln thu mnmina.
session, that the delerati
brought back something beside the
treaty from Downing Street He said
he now felt this remark might be mis
understood, and he apologized to Mr.
Griffith for having made it. Mr.
Clrimth accepted the apology.
A private meeting of the DalU held
after the session lato this afternoon,
was devoted to discussion of the po
sition and resources of the Irish Re
publican Army In the event the treaty
was rejected. It was understood.
Five moro members of the Dall, In
cluding tho first woman to be heard
Mrs. Kate O'Callaghan. widow nf
the assassinated Lord Mayor of Lim
erick presented their views on, he
treaty at tho morning session. Tw
of them spoke in favor of the agree
ment and three against It.
Mr. De Valera. addressing the Dall
t the outset, held thero could be no
question of ratification of the treaty
oy the Dall, which, he declared, could
not ratify the agreement In the sense
of making It a legal Instrument. All
.he Dall could do was to approve jor
disapprove, ho asserted.
The Republican President said 'ho
would move later "that Inasmuch .a
tho articles of agreement for he
treaty between Great Dritaln and Ice
land, signed In London, do not rec
oncile Irish national aspiration and
the association of Ireland with fhm
community of nations known
British Commonwealth, and
IN IRELAND UNTIL . I
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