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BRITISH FLEET ORDERED RACK TO TIME To-Day'. Weather RAIN AND COLDER. TcDsy's. Weather RAIN AND COLDER. EDITION EDITION "Circulation Book3 Open to All." I "Circulation Books Open to All.' (VOL. LXHI. NO. 22,241 DAILY. Copyrltlit (New nrk World) l're l'ulilililnc Cunipimjr, 13'.';. NEW YORK, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1922. ItMrrrd an Hrrond-Cln Mutter Vtni Ofnc. New York, N, T. PRICE THREE CENTS WWM an, t 4 GOV. -ELECT President asks I LETTER Action Now Would Embar rass Administration, Har ; ding Writes to kodge. WORKING ON PLAN. Already Trying to Help Eu rope, Says Executive, but He Withholds Details. j WASHINGTON', Dec. SS. Presi dent Harding informed the Sennto to day that action by it on Senator . JJorah's plan for nn economic and dis armament conference was not advis able In view of what the Executive branch of the Government already is doing "to be helpful." v Just what the steps already taken or in contemplation by the Adminis tration may be, however, the Presi dent did not reveal. ,'The views of tho President wwe set forth in a letter to Chairman Lodge $t tho Foreign rtelations Committee, sent to the Capitol to be presented nt tho opening of tho second day of de bate on tho Borah proposal, which is embodied In an amendment to tho an nual Naval Appropriations litll. The President's letter follows: ' "My Dear Senator Lodge: "Replying to your inquiry relative BORAH jfJto tho proposed amendment to the no nnil requesting tho President to call an economic conference to deal vlth con ditions tn the v, ar-torn, nations of Europe I write to say that I know ot no prohibition agalnbt such an ex pression on the part of the Congress, but I do frankly question the desira bility of f-iich an expression. I think IMs undesirable because of false im pressions which may bo conveyed ttiereby to Europe, and even more un yleslrablc because of tho wrong im tawpresslon It conveys to our own people. "On tho face of thins it is cqulva lent to saying that the Executive Branch of tho Government, which is Cbjirged with tho conduct of foreign relations, is not fully nllvo to a world situation which Is ot deep concern, to tho United States. 'VAs a matter ot fact, the European situation has been given most thor ough and thoughtful consideration for sriany months. Without questioning tho jjDOd faith of the proposal, I am very sure it would have been more seemly, and the action of tho Congress could Be taken much more intelligently if proper Inquiry had been made of tho State Department rolatlvo to tho situa tion. In which wo are trying to bt .lipjpful. - J,Of necessity, tho communications of'the State Department lelatlvo to ' delicate matters among nations cannot bulletined from day to day, but AJVXbo situation is never withheld from Inquire for confidential information in a? spirit of co-operation. Such Inquiry TTOuld have revealed tho futility of (Continued on Second Page.) Old Maids Who Knock Marriage Insintwrtf Savs Woman Scientist Prof. Mary Williams Also Defends Men, Saying They Really Are Not Brutes and Unfaithful. r CAMBItlDGE, Mass., Dec, 28. Man, often called "bruto" anil "un faithful," Is In reality a "vory faithful animal," to-day declared Prof. Xlabol 0. Williams, asclstant head of the Dopartuient of Psychology at wa University, In n speech before tho American Association for Ad "wuwcflwnt, of Scienco. Prof. Williams admitted that she would Jump at too chance to marry If "tho right ono i'Prof. Williams analyzed man from aLTsclentlflc standpoint. Sho warned Sgolnst women marrying men like SrisiselvcB becaus such unions would become monotonous. Sho also vorlbally dynamited old mnlde who dccUro they don't want marry. ?JMl women want companionship of SENATE NOT TO ADOPT CONffl PLAN PENDULUM WN BACK IN SENATE Borah Now Advocating What Former President Did Three Years Ago. By David Lawrence. (Special Correspondent of The Eve nlng World.) WASHINGTON, Dec. IS right). The pendulum (Copy twingi strangely backl Who shall conduct the foreign policy of., the United States Government tho Senate or tin President? It was only a little over three years ago. when the Chief Executive wns in the midat of ncgo tiatioro with foreign Governments, tliut jtho famous tound-robln wua signed by Republican Senators warn ing Woodrow Wilson thut tho Ver sailles Treaty wouldn't be ratified. To-day Senator Lodge, leader in the round-robin episode. Is pleading with Senator Borah ot Idaho, another Ko- publtcan. to let tho President alone, to refrnln from embarrassing him with resolutions that might be premature or might seem even remotely to commit him to a course of action which ho might find it advantageous to America to postpone. ) Tho explosion in tho Senate is not partisan, though tho Democrats are standing by, deriving considerable satisfaction out of tho vindication of their position of tho last thrco years on world nffalrs. It Is a fundamental quarrel between two schools of thought In tho Republican Party. Tho outbreak was Inevitable. It has been coming on for three years and is lust now reaching its climax. Tho fight fsn't between those who bcllevo in International co-opcratlon and those who favor a policy of isola tion for America. That lino-up has been moro or less broken up in the present fight over Mr. Corah's reso lution requesting tho President to call an cconomlo conference. Senator Hiram Johnson of Califor nia says that what Sir. Borah is ad-' vocatlng to-day Is exactly tho line of argument taken by Mr. Wilson. So do others who see In Mr. Borah's speech a chango of front. But, after all, even Mr. Borah himself admits that tho whole problem is not whether an economic conference should bo called to consider oimamcnt and rep- (Continued on Second Page.) comes along." 4r marriage rind a homo," sho said "Denials of that nature we call a do. fnnNn niBOhanlHm." Tho worn on wlm declares sho does not want to marry Is liko a boy whistling in tho d:uk to keep up his courage" Tho divorce will some day lw solved by phycho-nnalysls instead of Judges and juries, she declared. ' TO WILSON POLICY SMITH Al Smith, His Family and "The Menagerie" Just Before They Left Hotel for Albany Pool especially for nn Kvcnlng World .Slnff "holosrniiher nt tlic Hotel, fllll more. Shown above, left to right, are Snooks, the monkey. The big dog is :es; BEAT WATCHMAN 53,000 in Cash Stolen From 125th Street Building Robbers Escape. The Janitross of the Harlem Branch of tho New York Edison Company, occupying the three-story building at No. IE East 125th Street, was unable to open tho door when she arrived thl3 morning. Tho keyhole had been plugged from tho Inside. Sho appealed by telephone to George Plunkett, tho Superintendent, who wcoj. to the iftico and got Policeman Haddock ot tho East 12Cth Street ifntlon to help him. Haddock was unablo to drlvo the obstruction from tho keyhole and went with Mr. Plunkett to tho roof of the adjoining building on Fifth Avcnfle. They found tho roof opening of tho Kdlson building had been forced open. In the general offices and appliance salesroom on tho mal.i floor they found Philip O'Connor, of No. 2231 Bathgate Avenue, tho night watchman, lying unconscious near the door of the base ment stairway. Thcro were two deep cuts on his head, ono on tho right temple nnd tho other at the back. Tho largo safe In the cashier's o'llce at the back hnd been opened. All tho cash It had contained wns gone. It was necessary to consult tho liooks Mr. Plunkett said before tho exact amount stolen will bo known. Yester day's collections wcro ?12,000 but thoso rccelvocd beforo 2.1G o'clock had been banked. F, H. rClnnccutt, Manager of dis trict office; of the New York Edlscn Company, following a conference with other officials of tho company, stated later that tho cash taken from tho safe of the 126th Strvet otflce totalled (Continued otj Klghtecnth Page.) THUGS CRACK SAFE IN EOISON OFFIl AND FAMILY OFF FOR ALBANY Arthur Smith, Ad J Walter, Emily, Captain. Chang is held by Catherine. JERSEY MURDER Police Find Fingerprints Which They Say Confirm Case Woman Strangled. Finger prints on a varnished board, tho scat of a child's swing, found near the body of Mrs. Klcanoi h. Brlgham In the cellar of lier homo at Orange, N J., have convinced Capt. Thomas II. Hyan, of the Orange police, that the police have anestcd tho right man In tho person of Wil liam K. Battles,, u youthful Negro window cleaner, charging bin' with tho murder. Mrs. Brigham was t;if wife of Charles V. Bnghani, a New York business man und official or Dcbevolse & Co., of No. 06S Grand Street Brook lyn. Mrs. Brlgham was attacked, strangled and mutilated und her body packed Into tho preserve closet In the cellar of tho luxurious Bilgham real donee, nt No. 266 Fuller Terrace, n fashionable district of Orange. Tho Brtghams are considered wealthy and their homo is ono of tho show places. The three children, of whom Virginia, seven, is tho eldest, havo been confined to upper rooms becauso one has tho measles. When Mr. Brlgham returned home from Now Vork last ovenlug his wife waa not there, and tho children were unable to say where sho was. Ho found them ylng, ...mi they said sho had bee.i gono for several hours without tell ing them where sho wns going. H Mprtnon"! every r'ice he thought hhc might bo nnd then searched tho house. Thoroughly alarmed, ho then notified tho police. Tho only part of tho housu hu had (Continued on Second Page ) CHILD IDENTIFIES NEGRO SUSPECT N tho Governor-Elect, Mrs. Smith and Catherine. In front of Arthur is The three pets are called "The Menagerie" by tho Governor-Elect. Breeches Buoy Rescues Crew Of Wrecked Rum Schooner With 3,000 Cases Off Montauk Point Crew of Another Liquor Ship Wade Ashore at Sandy Hook Plane Finds Men of Third Vessel Marooned. 'I ho British -uixlllary schooner lnr, to ptetes elqht miles off Montnuk Point at the end of Iong Island, and tho waves nre washing over 1,000 eases of Scotch whlskej. In tho fog and Inching rnln th 8 llttlo craft at S o'clock this morning was driven by roaring rollers nnl swept by flerco winds on ono of th Kind burs ot the Atlantic's Montauk graveyard. Word wns sent to Coiust Guard Station No. 67 by ono of the beach patrol and at the wmo tlnn a lookout ut tho station described the schooner nnd tho signals for aid beniri made by tho crew. All hands ut tho Btntlon were called to launch a lxiat, but thrco times 'he boat was overturned In tho surf. Tho Madonna was out nlout a mde irom tho station and the Marlln gun was taken down to the beach and n lino shot out over llw stranded s hooner. It was a lucky shot and the end of the (Continued on Second Page.) The World Ads. Lead and Grow Number of Stparalc Ad vis. Yesterday. rill" WOULD 4,042 ndvts. Hie Times 2,105 ndvts. I'he Herald 692 ndvts. The American -175 udvts. the Tribune 316advK THIS WOULD printed 454 more irivts tlinn ull nthcrs combined. While every other newipaper printed leu advti. than corresponding flay lait yoar THE WORLD printed 80(5 more. Madonna of clgMy-nlne tons, Is pound- "GOOD LUCK, AL!" Band Plays ".sidewalks of New York" as Executive Puts Family on Train. With tho Police Band in civilian clothes playing "On tho Sidewalks of Nov York," and umld cheers from a crowd of scveml hundred raiiioad men and politicians who wire nblo to get Inside tho tralnshed proper, Gov. clect Alfred K. Smith nnd his family left tho Grand Central Station at 12.25 this afternoon for Albany. The Governor and bis family, the Governor taking caru of hla aged mother, Mm. Catherine Smith, Mrs. Smith nnd tho chlldien following, left tuu Biltmoro about ten minutes bo foro. tho scheduler! tlino to leave. They were met at tho station by a crowd which checrod for tht Governor and (Continued on fleeonf! Pape ) GOVERNOR-ELECT'S ALBANY SENDOFF BRITISH RUSH FLEET EAST; GREEKS GATHER 1 00. 000MEN: SEE TURK PARLEY FAILURE Turks, Defiant, Refuse to Yield an Inch to Brit ish Ultimatum on Mosul Oil Lands Athens Government Plans Quick Attack in Eastern Thrace if Break Occurs. I MALTA, Dec. 28 (Associated Press). As a result ot unsatisfactory news from Lausanne, It Is understood that tho ships of tho British Mediter ranean fleet, which arrived hero on Dec. 23 for a three weeks' visit, have rocelvcd orders to return to the Near Hast. Naval authorities wore ret icent to-day, but it was bollevod that Admiral Do Kobeck, Commander In Chief of tho Mediterranean fleet, was prepared to lcavo this afternoon with all available vcssols, tho understanding being that the dreadnoughtb Iran Duke, Marlborough, and AJaxJ the light cruiser Concord and' all the de stroyers wcro to start eastward at 4 o'clock. DIVES UNDER TRAIN . R. T. Guard Sought to Catch Vic tim, but Only Dislodged Him to Hall Under Wheels. Samuel Klrschbnum of No. 170 East 72d Strcot, Brooklyn, und Joseph Mc CUntock of No. 201 Utlca Avenue, Brooklyn, were standing on tho plat form of tho Union Square station of the Brooklyn Rapid TransU subway at 10 o'clock to-day waiting to bourd nn incoming northbound train. There was one other person on the platform, a shabbily dressed man of fifty. As the train pulled in, the third man divrd to tho trnclc In front of it. Motorman Thomas Foley of No. 32d Street, Brooklyn, threw on his air brakes and Ms emergency stop. The train struck the man nnd he became entangled In the forward framework under the first car. . Foley opened the door and attempted to draw him tip but dislodged him nnd he rolled under tho tmck, which passed over htm, mangling him and killing him instantly, according to Ambulanco Burgeon Barnett of Now York Hospital, who was called. Tho B B. T. subway service wan Interrupted for twenty minutes while the body was being removed, Tho body was 'Identified at tftu moigue ns that of A. Kornbluth, fifty years old. of No. 216 Mermaid Ave nue. Coney Island. DEMOCRATIC SENATORS PASS RESOLUTION OF JOY OVER WILSON'S RECOVERY Mntt nf Itrpuhllean Krrp Stlriii'e n by Voter Vole Hie Ixprealon ut I'lrnaurr I Voted. WASHINGTON, Dee. 28. Without debnte and with a chorus of ayes from Democratic Senators and silence from most of tho Bcpubllcan side, the Sen nto to-day adopted a resolution offered by Senator Harris, Demo crat, Georgia, expressing tho "pleasuro and Joy of tho Senate" upon the rccoveiy towarxl health of former President Wilson. The text of tho resolution fol lows: "Whcras, tho Senato has hoard with great pleasure the announce ment of the rapid recovery to good health of former President, Honorable Woodrow Wilson, bo it "Itesolved, that tho Vice Presi dent lJ requested to convey to the Honoroblo Woodrow Wilson tho pleasuro and joy of the Sen ato of the United States Uicnuso of his rapid tecovery and good health."' IN B SUBWAY AT UNION SQUARE Tho sailing orders were entirely un cxpted, the officers of the fleet hav insj' mode engagements for various functions hero up to tho middle of "anuary. ' ATHENS. Dec. 23. The Creel; Governmcut to-day planned to ruuh, 100.000 troops' -tajiWsrJrij Thrace to fight the Turks In event of a break down of tho Lausanne Conference. Gen. Plastlras Is to to sent to the frontier next week. LAUSANNE. Dec. it (Associated Press). Tho meeting of tho Com mission of Capitulations of tho Near East Conference fallod to mako progress nt to-day's session. Some of tho Allied delegates on leaving the hall said tho conference had reached a deadlock pending tho arrival of new Turkish Instructions from An gora. The capitulation meeting lasted un til 2 I'. M. and was described by the participating delegates as of a dra matic character. Ismet Pasha termed tho Allies' at tacks on tho Turkish Judiciary unjus tified, and said the Turkish JudKen were qulto capable of honesty and Im partially applying tho most modem lnws. There wns no reason for grant ing exceptional privileges to foreign ers, lio declared, an tho present guar antees wcro sufficient. Illchnrd Washburn Child, chief American spokcMnnn, Joined with the heads nf Allied delegations nt to-ddy's meeting of tho Capitulations Commis sion In declaring that some guaranteo must be given by Turkey to replAco the cnpltulatlons, or cxtrn-territorlsl rights for foreigners which tho Kemnt Ists havo declared abollshejl. If Turkey showed n spirit of col laboration on this question, Ambassa dor Child said, sho would receive Just and generous treatment. Otherwise she must bo considered to have re pudiated her engagements. LAUSANNE. Dec. 20. Turkey to day choso n breakdown of the Lau sanne Conference to giving up rich Mosul oil lands to Great Britain. In face of threats by Marquis Curzon, British Foreign Minister, that the con forenco will "reach a breaking point within a week" unless the Turks capitulate on half a dozen points. Is. met Pasha, armed with "standpat" orders from Angora, refused to give way. Tho Angora Assembly severely re buked Its delegate for his "concilia tory" policy, and warned him not to sign any treaty until It is approved by the Assembly Itself. The Turks to-day flatly refused to surrender claims on Mosul oil region! , as demanded by England through Curzon yesterday. Curzon yesterday declared It Impossible that Britain givo up the regions. "Tho Allies must understand that If we receded from tho Turkish claims for full restitution of the Mosul reg ions wo would bo hanged to the first tree our countrymen could find In Anatolia upon our return," members of tho Angoru delegation declared iu statements. Curzon's note demanding surrender of the Mosul fields was regarded hero among many delegates as "practically assuring tho breakup ot the confer- UCu." 5!AHfJAUKT COOPCIl, LOXDUX COUUIlir.SNK, DEAD. LONDON, Dec. :$. Marsaret Cooper, famous comedienne and concert slnst--. died tv-ro last night from at!im and neurasthenia. am