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TO-MORROWS WEATHER Falri Cootsr. EDITION EDITION www j "Circulation Books Open to All." I "Circulation Books Optn to All." I VOL. LXIII. NO. 22,210 DAILY. Copyright Nrnr York World) by Prut Publishing Company, IKS. NEW YORK, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1922. Knteiril ita 8eronil-Cla .Matter I'ott (Kite. Naw York, N. Y. PRIOE THREE CENTS HNML IS, STATE CONGRESS MEETS. ADJOURNS IN FEW MINUTES: NO ACTION REGARDING MRS. FELTON Both Houses Postpone All Business Out of Re spect to Dead. 4 WETS MLfc bUINUb dill. Propose Vetoed Measure, With Tax on Beer and Wines to Provide Funds. WASHINGTON. Nov. 20. Con gress convened at noon to-day for the special session of two weeks, called by President Harding for considera tion of the Administration Ship Sub sidy BUI, upon which ho Is expected to address a joint session to-morrow. In both Senate and House the gavel beginning the now session dropped n few minutes after 12 o'clock, and - then In both Chninbors there followed the usual formalities which attend the turning over of a new page In Con gressional history.-Sb.i both sides was so urranscd-ns to per njlt adjournment after these cere monies until to-morrow, as a mark of respect for the late Senator Watson of 'Georgia and the late Representative Nolan of California. In conferences between Senate and House leaders and White House of ficials It wan arningd definitely for President Harding to take his mes--sage to the capltol to-morrow in per son, appealing before a joint session In the hall of the house at 12 30 P SI. The Senate was In srcsslon only thir teen minutes, adjourning without siv Ins an opportunity to Mrs. W, H, Kelton of Georgia or any other new Senator to take the oath of office Mrs. Fclton waited an hour and a half In the Senate Chamber to learn whether Senate leaders would permit her to take her scat as the Hist woman Senator in view of the recent election of Walter F. Geoigo as her successor. After much scratching of heads over the problem the Senate managers agreed to let tlio decision go over until to-mororw. From a place In the rear ot tho seats on the Democratic side of tho Chamber tho elghty-scven-year-old "grand old woman of Georgia" iccred out through her spectacles upon tho opening formalities of the special session, and then, without a mention of her namo having gone Into tho Senate record, saw an adjournment token until to-morrow as a mark of respect for the lato Senator Watson, to whoso place she had been ap pointed by Gov. Hardwlck. The wets lost no tlmo In launch ing their fight for enactment of a soldier's bonus bill, to be paid for by a tax on legalized beer. The first Mil Introduced In tho House was one by Representative John Phillip Hill, Maryland, Republican, proposing re enactment of tho adjusted compensa tion measure killed by Presidential veto lost summer. He suggested a JO cont per gallon levy on 2.73 per (Continued on Second Page.) PENNSYLVANIA R. R. WINS REVIEW IN LABOR CASE Supreme Court Will Take lii Iloard'n IllnJit In Pick WorU em' Am-ntn. WASHINGTON, Nov. 20. Tho Su preme Court to-day granted tho ap plication of tho Pennsylvania Rail- Road Company for a review on wilt of certiorari of a case against tho United States Railroad Labor Hoard, brought to test tho authority of tho board to designate those who should ttatref.nt railroad employes In confer ences with representatives of tho rail road company for the settlement of labor disputes. I TrMDnn mrTTTnT"vri r TAX WOMAN APPOINTED TO SENATE SNAPPED INSPECTING CAPITOL Two women will be centres of Inter est In Washington when Congress meets to-day In special se3slon. Ono Is Mra. W. 11. Pclton of Geor gia, who waa appointed to take the place of tho late Senator Watson, By unanimous consent she may bo al lowed to sit for a few minutes as tho first woman ever to serve as United States Senator. Tho second Is Mrs. Winifred Mason Huck of Illinois, elected Congrcss-man-at-largo In placo of her father, tho late William K. Mason. Sho will bo tho first mother to occupy a seat In tho House. MARY MACSWINEY WEAK IN HUNGER STRIKE Staler Alao Cnullnnea to Itrfuae rood Oiilalile I'rlanu Wnlla, DUBLIN. Nov. 20. Mnry MacSwlney was reported weaker to-day as she eon tlnued her hunger strike In Mountjoy Prison In protest against her arrest as a rebel. Her sister Annie, who last Friday begun a sympathetic hunger strilm nut side tho walls, also continued to refuse food. Sho remained at tho prison gates with a number of women sympathizers ON LIBERTY BONDS IS T HOLDS STATES MAY TAX LIBERTY BONDS Decision in Oklahoma Case Affects Millions Held by National Banks. NOT EXEMPT LOCALLY. Ruiing of Highest State Ju diciary, Upholding Tax, Is Affirmed. WASHINGTON. Nov. 20 States have the right to tax, for State pur poses Liberty Bonds exempted from taxation by the Federal Government, tho Supreme Court held to-day. Tho decision affects millions In Liberty Bonds held by National Banks over the country. The court denied the contention of the People's National Bank of King fisher, Okla., that Liberty Bonds In which the bank's capital was Invested were not taxable by the State. The Oklahoma Supreme Court decided against tho bank. CONSTANTINE CAFES FAIL WITH LIABILITY OF MORE THAN $500,000 Consolidation of Ilromlvrny and Sth Avenue Itpatauranta Claimed o Be Illegal. Petitions In Involuntary bankruptcy wero filed against George Constan tino, Inc., with two restaurants nt Nos, 5233 and 2602 Broadway, against George Constantlne, as an Individual, operating a restaurant at No. 584 Fifth Avenue, and the Parisian Ca tering Company, formed last August to take over all thrco places. Liabilities of George Constantlne, Inc., arc estimated to bo $125,000 with assets of 125,000: George Constantino, individually, is said to owe about S100.000 and bo actually worth about S5.000. and tho Parisian Catering Ccmpany Is estimated to owe $300,000 and bo worth about $100,000. Tlio pe titioning cicditots are Morris D, Deutsch, Kathcryn A. Roth and Gene Francis, with claims against the threo concerns totalling $45,000. At tho. offices of November and Jaffe and Marcus Hc-lfand It was said the ix'tlt loners contended that tl,u consolidation of the three cs , ablish. ments into the Parisian Catering1 l-ompany a milium. was without consiuerati'in and Illegal. The disproportionate overhead expense of tho Hfth Avcnuo restaurant is blamed for the failure. DRY AGENTS MAY SEARCH FOR HOOCH WITHOUT A WARRANT, IT IS HELD United Slate Snpreme Court e- fuaee (o lleilew Ileclsloo of l.ntver Court. WASHINGTON. Nov. 20. A Su preme Court review was denied to-day in a case brought by Don J. Casey, from Arkansas, to have determined whether evidence of violation of the National Prohibition Law, obtained by a hearch by Prohibition officers with out a search warrant, can he used In the courts. The United States District Court and the Eighth Circuit Court of Ap peals held that Prohibition officers, nltn rovenue officers, could search without u warrant. ELECTED CONSTABLE BY ONE MAJORITY, HIS TOTAL VOTE BEING ONE Smne One Wrolr Xmiie on Uallot and, There HHnK " Candi date, II Won Office. MANSFIELD, 5IO., Nov. 20. Tom Inman was elected Con stable by a majority of one vote. Some one wroto Inman's namo on a ballot and, as no party had a candidate, ho was elected. a r tttttvxt U.S.SUPREME COUR E BEFORE CROMPTON r Transit Board Counsel Ad mits Offer of Tammany Member Was Later. BOARD GETS SETBACK. Witness Hails to Throw Light on Why .Specifications Were Altered. It was acknowledged to-day by Clarence J. Shearn, special counsel to the Transit Commission, that the changes In specifications for trackless trolley cars for Staten Island were mado months before William R. Crompton attempted to get himself engaged as a salesman for the Atlas Truck Corporation. This acknowl edgement was made during the ex amination of Allan R. Cosgrove, Vice President and General Manager of tho corporation. Cosgrovo fixed the time of meeting Crompton as May 11, 1922, while the contract for trackless trolley cars em bodying changes In specifications was made more than 'tWotnonths before. After Cosgrovo fixed tlie date to day. Judge Shearn remarked that; in all fairness to Mr. Crompton, it now does not appear that tho specifica tions wero changed because "Cromp ton was not retained as New York salesman nt $10,000 a year salary by the Atlas Company." Tho Impression that Crompton had knowledge of the changes came from his efforts to bo retained as salesman. During his negotiations, Crompton showed Cosgrove a plcturo of himself marching at the head of the Tammany Society's Liberty Day Parade between Mayor Hylan ad Charles F. Murphy. Crompton told Cosgrove, the latter testified to-day, that ho pointed to the photograph as an indication of "haw I stand politically in New York." Cosgrove ubbolvcd Crompton from any responsibility In changing the specifi cations. Tho Atlas concern had been a suc cessful bidder on the original contract for trackless trolleys. Why the change was made could not be answeied. After tho change, how- nvni. (Kn . , It r. ..... T .. I t - IL. TrackIes3 Tro)1 Corporatlon ot Ncw York. Tho Cnmmlsslnn rrnr r,W It. attempt tr get nny further "light" on tho subject from Allan R. Cosgrove In February, 1922, tho Board of Purchase sent tho Atlaj Truck Cor poratlon unothcr set of specifications for a second lot of fifteen trolley buses for additional ucrvlco on Staten Island. Tho Eccoud set of specifica tions, Mr. Coogrcve said, were slightly different from tho first of plans for seven buses In February. 1922, there wus a con ference nt the Board of Purchase on tho specifications for the second trackless trolloys. At tho conferenco were representatives of several motor truck manufacturers, tho Brill Manu (Continued on Second Page.) The World's Ads. Continue to Increase In Space and Numbers World advertlting for weak ending November IS aa compared wits corresponding week ot Uit year. 59,360 gain In agate lines. 4,281 "Help Male" Ads. Gain. 1.987 "Help Female" Ads. Gain. 1,050 "To Let" Ads. Gain. 481 "Ilusincss Opportunities" Gain. 417 "Ileal Ivstute" Ads. Gain. 45 "Hoarders Wanted" Ads. Gain. 18 "Educational" Ads. Gain. 1C 2 9 Separate OD,OJJ J ndt. last e World week. nJ n "1 More than next 1 J J highest newspaper. a ttt a tt nn BUS PLAN CHANG ASKED!;i0,000J0B Masked HIansmen Halt Sermon To Give Minister Gold Pieces Women in Peckskill Church Shriek, but Preacher Praises Klan and It Lauds Him. While, the Row G. C. Winters, new pastor of tho First Baptist Church at Peckskill, was In tho midst ol his sermon last evening, four white-robed figures In tho regalia ot tho Ku Klux Klan inarched up tho aisle and handed the preacher a package. The congregation was startled byS- tlra sudden apparition of tho ghost like figures, and some of tho women shrieked, while men Btarted back. Without even looking at the package, the mlnt3lcr said that, whilo ho did not knor what tho pacl'ago contained, he agreed with the principles of tho Ku Klux Klan. The Klansmcn then stalked out. After tho sermon. Dr. Winters Si AND SEIZE IT Ciiinese Pirates Hold Sui An Thirteen Hours; Driven . Off in Battle. IlLvGKC ONO, Nov. 20 (Associated Prep,jiHl"J.y.flvo Chinese buc caneers", who might have stopped lrom some nuclcnt log of the Spanish Main, travelled ns passengers aboard tho British steamer Sul An when she left Macao for Hongkong yester day afternoon. Seizing tho ship a few miles out, tho pirates held her for thirteen hours, and the crew and passengers mado Hongkong to-day. with their captors driven away in sampans only after a fierce battlo In which two wero killed and several wounded, Including the Captain of the Sul An, a Trench prierjt and another European pas senger. Tho steamer was carrying a large number ot European nnd Chinese passengers. Tho pirates, heavily aimed, wero disguised as first or second class passengeis. When tho Europeans showed re sistance, tho pirates threatened to bcuch nnd burn tho vessel. In the fighting that followed two Indian watchmen were killed and two others of the crew were wounded. Tho Cap tain's wound Is serious. Tho Invaders then got tho upper hand nnd lockod up passengers and crew. The pirates passed iiongKong went out to sea, and began to steam in tho direction of Swatow. Finally, thirteen hours later, a Eu ropean shot nnd wounded tho plrato chief. Tho chief's wife then directed that tho excursion bo abandoned. Midway between Hongkong and Swa tow tho outlaws escaped In sampans. The Sul-An reached Hongkong at noon to-day. The Sul-An Is listed as a ship of 1,265 tons, owned by tho Hongkong, Canton & Macao Steamship Company, Limited. Macao Ih across tho mouth of tho Canton River from Hongkong and about fifty miles distant. TO PUSH DAUGHERTY IMPEACHMENT CASE Chairman Vnlatend Sara Hearing; Will Ue Started Soon. WASHINGTON, Nov. 20. Hearlnra on the impeachment charges agalnit Utornoy General Daughcrty will started "as soon as possible probaDly by tho end of this week." Chairman Voljtead, Minnesota, of tho Homo Ju diciary Committee, aald to-day upon his return to Washington. Volstead's announcement came on tlio heels of a Joint statement by Heprc icntatlves Kolley, Minnesota, and Woodruff, Michigan, Republicans, de claring their Intention of pujhlng tho impeachment proceedings to a xpeeay conclusion and demanding that the Ju diciary Committee either proceed at once to hear cvldenco or "state openly thit It refuses to let the country kro how Daugherty has conducted 'itmas'f In oincc." TIIE WOULD TIIAVKL II 111 HA U. Arcaat, t-uuizer (world) uulldlnx, S3-03 Park flow, N. 1. City. Tcltphona Iicekmao A: II I'nvU rMM fr.r . nA optn day and night. Money ordara and travtlltra check for aale. Advt. tttti 65 BUCCANEERS BOOK ON BRITISH opened tho package and found that It contained flvo $20 gold pieces, and he told his congregation ho would read them the letter next Sunday. It con tained un appreciation of his work nt Poeksklll and told him he might do whatever ho wished with tho .money, uccordlng to Mrs. Wlntors to-day. Dr. Winters camo to Peckskill only recently. LOUISIANA ABLE Gov. Parker Asks Heln in Certain Interstate Ku Klux Activities. WASHINGTON, Nov. 20. The State authorities of 'Louisiana appear nt this time to bp "fully capable of handling any situation within their Juilsdlcton glOWng out of a'rtviH. of secret organzntlons or other agen cies, It was declared In a statcmont Issued at tho Wlilto House to-day after a conferenco on the subject be tween President Harding, Attorney General Daugherty, Gov. Parker of Louisiana and Attorney General Coco of that State. In view of the sufficiency of the State authority, tlio White House statement said "thcro Is nothing at this lmo for the Federal Government to do except give assurance to tlio Stato authorities that wherever Fed eral Interests nro Involved tho Federal authorities mo ready to extend full co-operation." Ueforo going to the Vhlto House Gov. Parker nnd the Attorney Gen eral had a long conference with Wil liam J. Burns,' Chief of the Bureau of Investigation of the Department of Justice. It was understood that they laid before Mr. Burns information concerning the reported Intluenco ex erted by tho Klan among county and other officers In their State. In investigating tho dlsappcatance (Continued on Second Page.) TO COPE WITH KLAN HARDING IS TOLD Sultan Lett Wives Stranded When He Fled Constantinople Quit in Such Haste He Had No Time to Provide Funds From His $9,000,000 Income. CopyriRht, 10S2 (New Tork Evntn World). uy i-rris I'uuiiinmg company. LONDON, Nov. 20. Mohammed VI, Sultan of Turkey, loft Constantl- noplo broke, wifeless and almost alone, It 'Is reported here. He fled from his palace In such a hurry ho had no tlmo to make any arrangements for tho harem ho de serted. Furthermore ho took only such looso change ns tho two servants who accompanied him could pick up In the palace, according to tho Weekly Despatch. The Sultan's prlvato Income Is es timated at about $0,000,000 a year, but unless ho or his private hosts, tho Urltlsli, can recover some of it, tho cost of keeping him In the stylo to which he has been accustomed nlll devolve upon this Government. Such an expenso would bo at least $500 a j week, It Is thought. SPECIAL PRIZE FOR THIS WEEK "WHAT DID YOU SEE TO-DAY?" HELD GRAND JURY IN SESSION ON HALL-MILLS MURDER; COURT HOUSE IS GUARDED Clarence Schneider, Who, With Pearl Behmer, Discovered Tragedy, and Reporter Are First Witnesses Pig Woman's Story Is State's High Card Rector's Widow May Insist on Being Heard. (Special From a Staff Correspondent of They Evening World.) SOMEMVILLB, N. J., Nov. 20. Tho Grand Jury of Somerset County began hearing to-day the results ot the nine weeks' Investigation by County Prosoctitor Azarlah Dcckman and Special Deputy Attorney. Gen oral Wilbur A. Mott Into the Hall-Mills murder. Thrco of Its'membcrg art women. Tho court houso Is ot Crcclau. architecture, a whlto temple sur mounted by a bronzo figure, ot Justice, blindfolded. ALLAN A. RYAN FREED OF BANKRUPTCY IN $18,000,000 FAILURE . - i He la Xow Free to (Hurt in nnal neaa Ann In "Wllh a (.'lean Slate. Allan A. Ryan, who failed Jat July with liabilities of 18, 000,000 after his sonsatlonal speculation In stock of tho Stutz Motor Car. Company of. America, was discharged from bankruptcy to day by Judge A- N Hand In the Fed eral Court. Ryan ,1s now free to start In business again with a clean slate. In August an auction salo of the assets brought only $3,600,000. This Included tho sale of Stutz stock at $20 a share. In September a now com pany was formed under the name of tho Allan A. Ryan Company, Inc. Robert C. Rand, of Guthrie, Jerome, Rand & Kresel, attorneys for Ryan, stated that ten days ago he notified all creditors of Ryan that he would npply to-day for a discharge from bankruptcy and that as none, of tho creditors appeared to object Judge Hand granted the petition. Mil. IMIIM.IP.V flUXTKXCIJ I)E I,AVi:i) KOH AI'I'HAI.. LOS ANOELB8. Nov. 20. Defense At torney Bert Herrlngton to-day secured a dlay until Thursday of the sentence of Clam Phillips, convtsted of tho murder of Allerta Meadows, Judge Houaor grn'ited the delay to permit a plea for a now trial. KHRISIC CAIIIMST IIHMUNS. ATHKNH. Nov. 20. The Greek Cab lnet, which has been In oftlco under Acting Premier Crokldas, resigned to day. SULTAN REACHES MALTA; GIVEN QUARTERS IN FORT TraTelllnir InrnKnlto, So, special Honor Were Omitted. MALTA, Nov. 20 (Aseoctsted Preaa). The Urltlsli dreadnought Malaya, with Sultan Mohammed VI. on board. arrived hero f '- morning. As tho Sultan la travailing incognito aalutea wero not fired. It Is expected that Gov. Plumar will extend an official welcome. Mohammed, who li accompanied by his ten-year-old son and three officials, will atay at Fort Tlgne, prepared for hla reception. .nnri. miidjio effcmii m in.UCTED .MOIIAMMKDAX CALIPH, CO -TANTINOPLE, Nov. 20. Abdul Mrdjld Effendl, Turkl h Crown Prince, haa been elected Call- of the Moham medan Church by the Angora Assem bly, following departu- of the Sultan Monamei ,v, wno aougnt aatety on Christian soil. See VALID Clarcnco Schneider, who Is under Indictment for perjury In charging his companion, Clifford Hayes, with the murder and with Impairing tho morals of IJcarl Iichmor, with whom ho dls covered the bodies of Mr. Hall nnd Mra. Mills Sept. 16, was the first wit ness. Ho was on tho stand for thrac 3JJSrJM. ot.ftU hour nnd Identified many of. the maps and photographs and other exhibits. "Ho was followed by A. J, .Cardinal, now a teacher In the manual 'train ing BChools of Newark but a roporter for the Brunswick Home Newn at tho tlmo of tho murder. Tho namo ar D. J. Wray, city editor of the Home News was called, but he did not answer, and Dr. E. L. Lobleln, tho veterinary, who wa called from Huston Road by Policemen Garrlgan and Cur ran to Identify tho body ot the minister, was taken before tho Grand Jury as the third wlness. Then tho policemen were called.' It was planned to-day to adjourn the Grand Jury from Wednesday until Monday to glvo Its members tlmo to straighten up their house holds and farm business after their three-days absence. County Detective Totten exhibited to the Jurors the clothing of Mr. Hall and Mrs. Mills and tho pistol r'tells which were found nbout tho bodies. At quarter to ono o'clock tho Grand Jury adjourned for luncheon. tt may bo a week before they de termine whether or not to rely upon the st ran go story of Mrs. Jano Gib son, tho woman farmer who has told of seeing Mrs. Frances Stovcns Hall una a man 'companion secretively en tering tne rnilllps farm before tha murder, of seeing Mrs. Hall again a few moments later on the knoll under the crabapple treo when tho shots wero died which killed her husband and Mrs. .Eleanor Mills and of re turning again three hours later to sea Mrs. Hall mourning over the body of hor husband. Under tho direction of Sergt. Lamb, State troopers formed a cordon about the Court House to keep all out alders at a dlstanco to enforce the privacy of tho Grand Jury delibera tions. The Grand Jury Is assembled In the mceHng room of the Board of Chosen Freeholders, About tho walls are hung much magnified photographs, blue prints and maps to Illustrate the stories told by the witnesses. On the prosecutor's table was spread out the clothing worn by the minister and Mrs. Mills. A trooper cut some branches from the shrubbery In the Court House park and with them marked oft a dead line beyond which the curious must not pass In their cffortri to peer Into the windows of tho Grand Jury room. , A group of women who thought thai the amnd Jury met in public like a court angrily disputed tho right of, the constabulary to prevent them from cntorlng tho building and stalked away haughtily. All they got to see was I'enrl Ilehmcr, In charge of a habited sister from tho Houso of the Good Shepherd In Newark, being led Into tho Court Houso to testify. I'orsons liavlnj; business in the Court House, or who said they had, wero permitted to go up tho steps to the second floor. From the balcony of the rotunda overlooking the fan light ovr tho Jury room, a view could be had of tho proceedings. About a Page 23 1 a Via II J - ML::. :