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Effort to Oust It From West Side Ira A. Place Claims Rail? road Has Tested Its Rights Under Act of 1847 InjunctionAgainst City New Board of Estimate Ex? pected to Support Eject ment Resolution Any effort to solve the New York t entral - Riverside Drive problem through legal proceedings to oust the railroad from its West Side right of way will be fought stubbornly by the railroad offlcials. This was made evident yesterday in a brief comment of Ira A. Place, yice president of the road and the offieial with whom the city has been dealing. The recommendations of the joir.t com? mittee appointed under tho Ottiri'-er Kllenbogen bill that the "temporary permit," under which the railroad is operating o-i th* ff? ' Bid* of Man? hattan lalaad, he rerohod, tutAtai the militant utterance of Mr. Place. "Wo're thfre heCBBM waV* po' B right there a righl there!" aaid M-. Place. "I don't care whether they call our authority a franchise, an ordinance or a permit. It's all one to me -we've got a right there, and that's all there is to it." The railroad offieial called attentlon to the fact that the corporation h?d tested its right under the uct of 1847? now called a re. okable permit?during Mayor MeClellan'i administration, with th* result that won ia the New York State Court of Appeals. The ? ? mad* 'ollowlag the adoptloB of a resolution hy the Board of Estimate calllflf upon the railroad , to vacate ita trackl on the right of wav aaw under di*put*. Ihe railroad, un? der direction oi dOBt Place, then 4vent into court and asked for an injunction re*train-ng the city from interfermg with ita tracks. carrying the ta the hirhest court in the state, with tha resoit that a permanent in? junction was granted to the road. There was some <l ' -erday a* to the atatua of that injunction in the event that aom* other court. in the light of later .ievelopments, held that the railroad wa- orders from rhe Bi mate. VltH?-Pre.- ideat Place rofa ed to farteaal aay such ac? tion. He .-ai.l h* waa convmcod that the injunction atill was in fall force and that it would fake precedence over any oider -'rom :-. lower court. C harles I, Craig, Bcwly elected City Controller and leader of the opposition to any agreemenl with the New York Central that recognized the legality of fht* on the Hadaon Rhrer water? front, - tiie city yoter day. and none of his associates would indicate what protrramme h? had 1 al plan for solv **\\V tr ? tangle. 11 ?-- agreed he was in accord with n the rej r committee calling for ? ir.ent proceedinc a railroad. and that, with hia aa?i*tanee, the rec? ommendations would have ample *up j.ort m thi ' ' of F.stimate to be adopte.i by that body. in which event <he pr- | robably will be start rd immedtatvl] after the new admin? istration takei charge of the city's af faira. _?-??-? Geo. P. Lawrence, Ex-Judge, Leaps To .Death at Hotel tieorge P. I.awrer.ce, for more than fourv-en years a Representative in Congress from MaSaachaaaUSt killed himself yesterday bj ampiag -rom his room on the eighth floor <,f the Hotel Belmont to a rt'tr ro.-rtyard. He was tifty-eight years old and had suffered a nervous breakdown ai tha r* olt ol his work oa a '? board in North Adams, M nie town. The atate Bl bad com pe!!<d him trom the chair? man 1. p of the exemption board ? .go. Hi ('"?>'. N. J . to rocapei ed with the pr -.-? making he came to Horn Yoth on Monday to consult a ?io Wat* arcomjianiM bv hit Braeewell, nnd h;s brother-ui-law, Myle* Brae*w*ll, of North Adams. All three rogisterad at the Belmont. A hotel deteetire foand Mr. I.aw rer.ee'. body on the Bared courtyard early in the morning. The window r.f his room w? fooad open aad B Bate lay or. the Ifl the hand of Mr. La* I that h* could - BO l"nger, that hi over 3 own life but wav > .< ; ng nt last. Hc wa- ? ? I is friends. he arrote, bat th. eome his retisteae* H* '..w BO relief in the a< ? I ed. He apologized 'or ' ? rhat might he ca-i.a-d to thi management of the u . " irva l Massacha Mr. ft- ' tary, Hugh P. J'rv-dal". b? notified. Mr. Cl the lii,le\ once al probably will take place in North Adams on Friday after niaor Mr. Liwr.r:,. wa- bail ir. A Maa?. He was grad , Arn hertt Colleg* ln IMO. He studied law at Colaaabta and wai admitt.-d to the bar 1894 ha U** il '.'ir' of Northern lerk?- eaftef ?a araa a i r of the Maaaachasotta Senate, b< IRt of that body during tha ?ft--r th? exp ration of hii term ?. i to ' origr. -- "or the unexpired term .f Kepr..??,,>?tjve A. }?. Wright which ended ir, \H'.)*A\ and be was re ?leet>d to ' ? .-? n the Kepuhliran ticket until 191 I H ? ,boot two year* ago. Fix Sale of Savingt Stamps Regulation* for War Deposit* Announced by McAdoo WASHINGTON, ;;.?. 21. Regul*- i ' ? under whirh war eavinga atarnp* Will be Baddj by fjajy appointed egi-nl*', b**rlr,r,irig lie-, mber :>,, were enno to-day by Bwa-f*tai*- MrAd-ro and yrtr.V A. V* 9a'ar Two rlaiter. >,t ng*". tr- aoflmk ??thc.*. wbo ii*-/ toj'.d i.'.l ***** ir,?n f 1.000 worth of stampr, for cci'trficat-s _t one time and who mu*t pay cath tor their holdin-r*. and thoso who may hold more than $1,000 worth and may obtain them on Hssifrnrnent by depositir.g a* securitv Liberty bonds or certiiicates of indebtedne** to the amount of the lelling value of the stamp*. Most chain store*. railroad com BflBiei and big BflflOeiatloB- will fail in the secord class. and small ****** and a-rent* BCtiBf independently will M piaced in the flrfll class All maflt bfl flBthoriSfld bv the Secretary of thr TrflBSary, upon application throuph postomces, bank* or itati local war IBVingl committees now bfl* injr organized. , No cut price sales will be permitted. Westcott Co. Cuts Farea Accepts Service Board Order Reducing Taxi Rates The Public Servire Commission adop?ed an order yesterday ?Mfleln? the rates chflrj*c_bW> by th? Westcott Exareas Company for taxicab icrv.Cfl between railroad terminals. hotels ana :iteamship piers to the level of the rates charp-cablo by the ordinary taxi? cab* The Westcott company has ae? cepted the order of the commission and put the reduced rates into efTect. The order is made as a result of the inquirv which the commission atajtrd last September. in the course of which it was shown that the Westcott com? panv enjoved special privncfres at the ? Pennflylvflnifl flnd "ther railroad ter ? minals and steamship piers. ana WBI nol amennble to re_ruktion by the Hu rt_A of Licenses and compelled to charge no more than the lepal rates. B. R. T. to Test Its * Fuel Saving Plan Permission Given to Com? pany to Try Keeping Cars Warm Without Coal The Public Service Commission de? cided yesterday to make the test* ?uf* ge-t-d by the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company for new heatir.g Brrange ments in connection with the saving of coal on surface, elevated and Rub"va*y lines in Brooklyn. The plan is to heat a few ears to a certain tempcrature at the depot, then turn off the heat and send tho cars out. The tests flrlll be aadar the supervi.-ion of the engincers of the commission. The commission paid no heed to the suggestion of Mayor-elect Hylan that representatives of Brooklyn civic so? cieties should be permitted to appear before tbe comnmsion before any ac? tion was taken. The commission ig nored the threat of the Mayor-elect that he would head a delegation of rep IflflflBtBtivcs of the Brooklyn civic or? ganizations to Albany and ask for the removal of the present commissioners ?f they did not compel the B. R. T. to h?nt its. cars properly. The present action of the commis? sion ifl only in the wav of exp?ri rrtental tr *s for two weeks, and linal action in the matter will depend upon the roflalt of these test3. The cemmis-! rion outhned the proccdure to be fol? lowed rn making the te.-ts, srtipulatincr' thev should bo conrined to net more thim three cars on each surface line ' dnrinf each "rush hour," and to two compUte trains on each elevated or subway l;ne. Tho testi ;hall be made between the hours of 7 and 9 a. m. ar.d ', and 7 p. m. or. "Hi-h week day for the next two weeks; full and complete reports shall bfl RIMfl and kept, all of which shall \,' reported to the commission at the fldjouraed hearing in two weeks; the n \iv<< ntative of the commission, dur ;r.g any such test, shall have t'ne power at any time to order the test U-rminat ed nnd to order heat turned on to the extent be Jcerrs necessary, ami the commission will waive any violation of the order, during the tests, which require* tbfl conpany to maintain the1 .tflmperature in the cars at a certain i degree. The Weather Report WABttUWytXrt, Nor. :i Tr.? ('tna'liap aflflfllll I ' T\,*.*aj r.lji t waa rr?-traJ \\> r.:?rit mrrr low.r Mlrhtgan, wlUi gnraL'T 'T-rr?ji?d lnt*?i*lt?. and ferrera! raii? ha?? f*!l?n l-i | region. Tl*?? ?** flfl </h*.r prN-l; ItaUr. ' - Terr.peratura* ar* a'-*.* _? B'aaor.aJ a?rar* . -rt tho court- a ?M '*.rlrtl - ? wa w?***tt. Oulf atalea ai.d the Weat , f ..'ra,'.* Tr.ru irill h? r*ln on *r\'iw Trmr'laT In n? 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Altirm , rllllf,* ? ? >?rr. ti ?.i?.,H <iriHtl-ra. rrifli,,. t i*-*/ Jua/la ai ; K?/?v?.? T'.i <o . r ? , Six Policemen Are Indicted by Cocchi Grand Jury Three Charged With Bri bery, Three With Neglect; Civilian With Perjury Extortion Is Alleged Thousands Collected in Auto? mobile Graft, Says Assist? ant District Attorney The grand jury whirh investigated police conditions revealed by the mur? der ef Ruth Crnffer last February re 'turned indictment* yesterday for bii bery nnd attempted extortion agnnst Motorcyel* Policcmen Jame- F. Hag 'rertv. Willard A. llclm*. and Thomas W. Kerrigaa. It li alleged that they ? >ni .1 antomobil e i ? ?? n and ehaalTeBra with arrest for speeding nnd that for f.-.-s ranging from .*10 to |15 they destroyed BBauaaaaaa which they hri'd made. out ag.ur.st the offend era, Superseding indictments chnrgni-" neglect of duty for failing to search Cocchi's shop wer* returned ... i 'ap'ain Alonzo Cooper, Detective J^.hn i. LogaNBBC ar.d Detective Frank Mc < harles Ji2(-'*<.r. of thfl Auto^up ply Company, Broadway and Fifty nlnth Btraat, waa indicted for perjury Thousands Paid in ,,l.raft" According to Assistant District At? torney Talley, many thousand dollars had been paid in this way each year to certain motorcycle policemen. In one in-tance, he -aid, a wealthy man ga-.-e S1.400 to a Christmas fun-" for the po? licemen who were suppo-ed to keep tahs on his speedometer. Mr. Talley -aid he and Special Assistant District Attomev Osborne had questioned hun dreds of chauffeurs in their clubs nnd had obtained the clews which led to the indictment of Haggerty, Helma and Kerrigan. . _. ,_ The complainant against Kerrigan t.vA Helnu was Albert Schustek dnver tor Black, Starr &? Frost. of rifth ?\venue He tcstitied that kerrigan threatened to nrraign him for speeding if he did not give him a pair Ol ?1U cuff links Schustek tcstitied that ne put* tbe links to Kerrigan and later flelms demanded a pair and got them. Later on. Helma, he said, demanded a hnr pin for his wife, but Schustek said he refused. The indictment charge? that_ Hag? gerty went to the residence of Mrs. D;an'ae Lemee an.l threatened to sum r-on her to the tralTic court for BB*. 1 inf. bat Mrs. Lemee har.ded lnm a Sio' bill and he came away 4sithout serving tho summons. Mr. Talley said in many ens?- the cycle men steered their victims to men who dcalt in au? tomobile supplie*. .S10.000 Bail on Backer Kerrigan. Haggerty and Helms 4vere 00 bail set bi Justice (ioff. Backer ".-a? held in $10,000 bail nnd Captain Cooper, Lagarenne and McGea were releaaad in si.000. Mr. Talley announced last night that the probe of motorcycle police graft arill h. r< lumed hy the grand jury on December .'! next, and at least twelve inor>. indictment* are expected. What Is Going On To-day !?>??> idflriMlM ' . Uit Metfonlltan Muiwiii ?>' Art ? ? A -'. . \! .- ' ' 1! ? -. th. A^uirlum ?r ' * Arl!r.M i ?? N'onan'i I . Wtr A ...'?. .. 4 11 rH. I I W n^*rr< en "1 ' ? Bid* ?' BfaUj :? I ? 4?4Va I,mr'". M it*: . - . at Wurlli-.r Hall. 1!-. WmI 1-j-v f:It >'r?' .'? p. m. !-. T I! WhlUI-* Uirl M.'irlna. A. Cnn tlua ??' Uuw ? ' *A*****tt ot lommrn-r Good Cltlt.n.hlp 1+tsur RulMlnf. ! - i ? ' .. I ' . T4..1: g ? . I ;? i %," In a\udll<an.im of I :,c\rr*'-.\ K "A I'l... ? ? ? j. .-rn i '. 1 .-. I.T i '.',-' - ? :?iL>i Po. l - p m [-1 BLIC LB TUBE8 OP TilK POABD Of Y.TiV .-. - ; i- M MANHATTAN Tn* stniK> wita r, ..???? i i HaMbom. \v..Hnr?i I | If|| l.-Tll.? I'.aVe, :.*4J I I s-r ,. . 4-,' -4 ?? \4 4\?! va K-r, Pttl . ? ,. -. ., ? u ? B i? I ?? ?' 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I A*|utfkat*ai Ba-Bnit*. BAKI J1I1- Hand bt* IIam '??' . 4... ri4*n? - ?? rl l.rn..i t'tt) 'a II.na ?l .? ("an.l - 1 A OWUtee "aa T,.| i?.tn.t thaam l?l a 1 It hu ???! 4?, 1 a.. 11 'Aii'ia tetetee, '?'?:?, laj llr.fl Anl|nar.?| nui ? MMn.-niiiMi <?<?. ruf. .'? ?' 4' ? ol. ? , .ir,. ta* t... 1* lo ***lfl.n,?ii La VMIIlaia M. JiJU. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT The Brewers to the Public Our Federal Laws, now for the first time in our history, abso lutely prohibit the distillation of ardent spirits?such as whiskey, brandy, gin and the like. In so doing they make a clear distinction between distilled spirituous liquors and mild beverages?such as beer and light wines. This distinction sets a precedent in our national treatment of the question of Intemperance. It is in line with the teachings of history and of science. It is in harmony with the experience of other countries now at war. It is through such a distinction that the real solution of this vital problem will be found. InaSIYlUCh aS the breWerS have reduced the alcoholic content of beer until it is today only frac tionally in excess of 3 per cent. they have earned the right to call their product a Troe Tmperanee *Drink Yet, in general popular opinion. it is still associated with ardent spirits. The true relationship of beer is with light wines and soft drinks?not with hard liquors. For this false mental association the brewers are largely responsib.e. Kecn competition in the early days of the brewing industry, before the perfection of modern bottling methods, led the brewers as individuals to encourage the establishment of saloons, which were at that time the only agencies through which their product could be lawfully sold. This unwise individual action on the part of many led to an undue multipli cation of the saloon?a form of retail distribution which dealt not only in malt beverages but also in intoxi cating liquors, and established a business affiliation that has since created the false mental association. Thus our product has been unjustly and improperly linked with those influence*?over which we have had no control?that have actually promoted Intemperance. For years we have hoped, with the wine growers, that some factor might intervene which would enable us to sever, once and for all, the shackles that bound our wholcsome products-?light wines and beer, the hand maidens to True Temperance?to ardent spirits in popular mental association and actual business prac tise. The Federal enactment prohibiting the distillation of spirituous liquors has broken those chains at last. Freed now to speak for the great moral truth of temperance that we have long realized was ours?heartened by the action of Con? gress and the President?we welcome the opportunity that is thus afforded us to promote True Temperance. Further, we pledge ourselves to co-operate with the spirit of the law by adding our utmost efforts to dissociate beer from. distilled liquors in every way, in popular thought and in the saloon. Thus will the Federal laws and our practise operate to eliminate the evils of Intemperance and to place our country upon a basis of Temperance?REAL Temperance, which means sobriety and mod? eration: not Prohibition, which has proved a fallacy and a failure. r The United States Brewers* Association.