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23 Held as Reds' Under
N. Y. State Law on Anarchy
_ .. j
Communist Parly Is at Wan
With lTiiitc<l States, Says
Chief Magistrate McAdoo
in Fixing Bail at $5,000
>ch Proclamation Found
"Call to General Strike" by
American Anarchist Fed?
erated Commune Soviel^
Twenty-three of the thirty-seven mer
taken in the Lusk Legislative Corn?
's raids last Saturday night on
; headquarters of the Communist
of America, wore formallj
charged yesterday with spreading crim
nal anarchy in violation of a Btat<
law. Eighteen of the prisoners ar
1 before Chief Magistrate Will
McAdoo wore held in $3,000 each
?aring to-morrow. Five others
itrate O'Neill in
1 kl n wore similarly disposed of,
i ;?, after having been kept
1 Cor t?vo day-=, were set at liberty,
I that they were aliens, and
ad promised to pay a head
?S each, which they were
; with having failed to do when
?ar. 1 this country. Two other
- ? James 1 arkin, t te Irish
nd Benjamin Gitlo\ , a form
??? Assemblyman - who were
MS 000 I ail, nre to have
? i isticc Mc
? Barracks'1 and "Recruits"
rcl isal to decrease the
. ? bail, so that the prison
????? two days' more im
the Tombs, Justice Mc
lid tvita wed that the
. irged with being identified
?? ? organization which had de
' ? ir on the United States. He
? headquarters of the Com
t pari . ?? '"barracks" and the
' !."
? '; is clcarl> evident from the mani
? . Communists that
? ; this
... - IcAdoo. "The
2 . pi ifjram
: the
[?lach pc rso
r of I pai
of a n y
part: s indorsed
? -? iiertl Rui :... an :l
th 17; sia."
? irj pleas e, we are not at
.." said I ha? les Recht.
. iei S, v. ho pleaded
"Why are American troops in Russia
? ?; ? - ? d ' ' ?' ' ?" strate.
Who Shot American Soldiers?
"The American tro p have been
i: I Mr. ?lech'.. "We never
' ? . ? war with Ru *ia."
Ill A 2.2 rs in
. : :. know'.'" asked
.; .'- " : lit.
" tell . H . Ru iiani*
.-;--. iVe never
^Russian govern
.- . otic tion called
' - Communist
out in lupport of a
.. ? h our government re
I MOO Arrested as 'Reds';
25 Are Still in Jail
Statistics on the results of "Red"
raids by the Lusk committee Satur?
day night show:
Of the 1,000 persons taken to Po?
lice Headquarters, 303 wore released
a few hours later.
Of the thirty-seven imprisoned for
two ?lays, twelve wore yesterday set
at liberty.
Tweny-Tivo out of the 1,000 origi?
nally taken arc now held pending
further hearing.
i fuses to recognize. I refuse to de?
crease the bail."
Counsel for the prisoners said two of
the men had done military duty during
: the war.
"Tell them to step out!" said Justice
Moses Zimmermann, 136 Forsyth
Street, stepped forward. He explained
thai he had been ??"rafted, and, after
| serving einen days in a camp in Geor?
gia, had been honorably discharged for
physical disability, lie said he was not
.-?. member oi the Communist party and
knew nothing of its plans. Archibald E.
Stevenson, special counsel, for the Lusk
Committee, and Samuel A. Berger, Dep?
uty Attorney General, protested against
lowering the bail for any of the pris?
oners. They were all, including Zim?
mermann, then taken to the Tombs.
Twelve Men Are Set Free
Immigration inspectors examined the
prisoners at Police Headquarters be
! fore the arraignment. It had been
stated that the men were being held
"for the Federal authorities." The im?
migration officials set free twelve of
the prisoners. Mr. Berger said it was
; the purpose of the Lusk Committee to
make a test ease of a state law which
?a defining criminal anarchy holds that
any one who associates with criminal
anarchists or goes to their meeting
place is guilty.
The prisoners held by Justice Mc?
Adoo were Louis Shapiro, 265 South
Fifth Street, Brooklyn; Nathan
Schector, 21-17 .Monroe Street; Moses
Zimmermann, 135 Forsyth Street;
Elias Marks, 75 Orchard Street; Moses
man Fetl'er, T>7 Forsyth Street; Joseph
Szewezuk, 210 East Fifteenth Street;
Nicholas Tukovitz, 13 St. Marks Place;
Abraham Aaronwitz, 17G Forsyth
Street; A. Shaeffer, 70 Forsyth Street;
Isadore Cohen, 225 Ellery Street.
Brooklyn; Abraham Weinberg, 637
Prospect Avenue, Brooklyn; John
Janschusky, 13 St. Marks Place; Mi?
chael Stichna, 321 Ear.; Sixteenth
Street; Harry Isreal, 247 Monroe
Street; Boris Dizik, 535 East Eleventh
Street; -lohn Holland, The Bronx; John
Lovestrom, 856 Last 177th. Street, and
Herman Bleimess, 1-112 Charlotte
. ? : ..
When the case of Irving Potash,
i ?ghteen years old, was brought before
Justice O'Neill the court at first re?
used to fix bail for him.
"A man who doesn't believe in gov?
ernment should not be permitted to
have bail," said the court.
The opinion .was changed, however,
and Potash's bail was fixed at $5,000.
lie was charged with having boon the
secretary of the Communist Party
headquarters, at 208 Grand Street,
The Communist party intended to
start a campaign for 27),000 new mem
bers here, according to the police,
the papers seized in Saturday
night's raids wer? that number of
'?Red" membership blanks. They were
found ;,' lit") Lenox Avenue, and had
been shipped from Cleveland. The
Lusk Committee says the party already
hud enrolled 7,?()0 members.
Anarchist activity is being continued
in spite of raids by the Lusk Commit?
tee and Federal agents. A circular
headed "Proclamation! The Call to a
General Strike," and signed by "Tho
American Anarchist, Federated Com?
mune Soviets," sent through the mails,
fell into the hands of the police yes?
Shotguns Seized in
Additional Raid on
Chicago Radical IS est
CHICAGO, Nov. 11.?Shotguns and a
supply of buckshot were seized in th<3
latest raid here on the Union of Rus?
sian Workers, it was announced to-day.
Fourteen persons of more than fifty
taken to the Federal Building last
night and early to-day for examination
by agents of tho Federal Department
of Justice were held in custody. Six
were members of the Union of Russian
Workers, one being the secretary of
that organization, and the other eight
Vero said to be Chicago leaders of the
Radical element. The new arrests
brought, the number of alleged leaders
f the anti-government movement here
to approximately thirty-five, according
to the officers.
In the raid on the Union of Russian
Workers, a trunkful of incendiary
propaganda was seized. In addition to
shotguns, other arms and ammunition
were found. No receipts for dues or
accounts of expenditures were dis?
covered, Edward .1. Brennen, chief <if
the Chicago bureau of the Department
of Justice, saying the organization
"does not keep records."
3 Ex-Soldiers
in Parade Are
: Slain by LW.W.
Continued from nagr I
the ground near the jail to prevent fur?
ther violence.
Caught at River Bank
According to ex-service men, who
I said they were present, Hubbard's
party caught the man they were chas?
ing, after he had fired at them several
times, on the hanks ?if tho Skookum
chuck River, a small stream which
runs through the town. Hubbard and
the man grappled, they said, and the
I. W. W. lired directly into Hubbard's
body. George Stevens, another of the
crowd chasing tho gunman, kicked the
pistol from the I. W. W.s hands.
T. C. Rogers, Mayor of Contralla;
A. C. Hughes, chief of police, and
other citizens addressed the crowd in
front of the jail to-night, asking the
citizens no; to attempt to lynch the
Early to-night a meeting to discuss
the situation was held at a local club
and soon afterward the city's electric
lights failed, it was in the darkness
that one man was removed from the
I Jail.
The best available account said the
'? man was. placed in an automobile,
i Hanked by six other cars filled with
i men, and hurried into a wood near the
'. town. This man, reports said later,
was hanged to a bridge.
That the bullets were intended for
I soldiers was shown by the fact that
i all the killed and injured were in the
military section of the parade.
Warren Grimm had been an idol of
che town even before the war, as he was
a star football player at the Univer?
sity of Washington.
How Men Left Ranks
Some of the witnesses to the shool ?
?ng said just before the first man fell
two former soldiers stepped from the
line and started toward the sidewalks
near the I. W. W. hall. A few seconds
later George Stevens, of Centralia. was
shot and wounded while attempting to
"This is the Place
? 158 Broadway, Manhattan
corner 2jth Streetl, open 8 A. M. to 6 P. M"
Gil is 16 to 23, who seek steady employment will find
it well worth their while-to visit our Main Employ?
ment Office at 1158 Broadway, Manhattan and find
out about telephone operating. *
Interesting work, good pay, lunches at cost, beautiful
re?t rooms, unusual opportunities for rapid advance?
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81 Willouohby St., Brooklyn 1336 Broadway. Brooklyn
9 A. M. to 5 P. M. 9 A. M. to 5 P. M.
453 East Trcmont Ave., Bronx
12 M. to 9 P. M.
take a riflo from an alleged 1. W. W.
standing on the pavement.
Contralla, Wash., is ate county
seat of Lewis County. It has a popu?
lation of 7,011, according to the Rund
McNully Atlas of 101H. The town is
nn important railroad center about
twenty-live miles south of Olympia.
Chocciaiiowski Opines
His Name Is No "Load"
"Wat You Call That Judge?"
He Asks After Morschauser
Suggest? He Change It
PAWLING, N. Y., Nov. li.?Antonio
Chocciaiiowski wan one of sixty appli?
cants for citizenship before .Supremo
Court Justice Morschauser hero to-day.
"Why don't you have your name
shortened and Americanized while you
have an opportunity'.'" the jurist asked.
"That was my father's name, and i
want to keep it," replied Choccianowski.
"Have it your own way," said Justice
Morschauser; "but you've got a big loa>!
on your shoulders for the rest of your
Antonio was tittering as he left the
"Hoy, you! Whatch.a langhin' at?"
demanded an attendant.
Tho new citizen waited until he had
reached the corridor, beyond the '/.one
of contempt, before he answered.
"Wat you call that judge's name,
! himself?" he inquired.
The officer didn't, pursue the subject.
Small Powers to Share
Trials for War Crimes
! PARIS, Nov. 11. Representatives of
: the small powers are to be. admitted
: to the mixed tribunals appointed to
; judge persons guilty of offenses under
I the common law, as provided in Ar
? tides 228 and 222' of the German peace
treaty. This was decided upon to-day
bj the Supreme Council of the peace
conference, which met this morning
; with Premier Clemenceau in the chair.
[Article 22!) of the treaty, which
deals with the formation of the tri
: bunals in <;u? stion, provides thai per?
sons guilty of criminal acts against
the nationals of a single power shall
bo brought before the military tri?
bunals of that power, while persons
guilty of such acts against the na?
tionals of more than one of the Allied
and associated powers "will be brought
before military ribunals composed ol
| members of the, military tribunals ol
the powers so concerned."]
The council to-day received the replj
: of the Rumanian government to tin
j Allied note of October 20. It will b<
communicated to the various Alli?e
: delegation -.
More Homes Declared
(/real Need of SluU
SYRACUSE, N. V., N'ov 11.- Extern
; sion of housing facilities at public in
stitutions and in cities throughout lb.?
state as a means of protecting healtl
and morals, and protecting social an<
economic progress, was urged in th?
annual report of the Rev. A. M. O'Neil
i of Rochester, president of the Nev
i York State Conference of Charitiei
: arid Corrections, which is in sessioi
: here.
Dr. O'Neill advocated increase,! ac
commodations ;;t the state school a
Newark, now caring for female menta
defectives exclusively, so both sexe
may he treated there.
?Employers Issue
New Ultimatum to
Members of ''Big 6'
All Relations With Print?
ers' Union Declared Off
Till 'Vacationists' Return
to Work in Job Offices
Two complications developed yester?
day which appear to put olT the hoped
for settlement of the printing trades
controversy. The Printers' League, the
employer:;' organization, in a letter to
Leon II. Rouse, president of Typo?
graphical Union No. C, informed him
that it has discontinued nil relations
with that organization and that they
will not be resumed until tho so-called
"vacationists" return to work. Press?
men's Union Ko. 51, the outlawed or?
ganization of pressmen led by Bernard
J. Nolan, met yesterday at Beethoven
Hall, LMI) Fifth Street, and revers?e
its decision of last Friday evening tc
return to the international.
In the manwhile the web prcssmer
till over the country are evincing ;
determination to form a new interna
tional of their organization for thi
purpose of eliminating George L. Berry
president of the present Internationa
Printing Pressmen's and Assistants?
Union, and what they call "his ma
chine." Web Pressmen's Union N<
25, the organization of newspape
pressmen, yesterday made pub ie ih
result of a referendum among we
pressmen in thirteen cities, showin
an overwhelming majority in favor e
breaking away from the present organ
ization and forming a new intern;:
tional. The total vote was l.!J5!L? i
favor of the idea and only 148 agains
The vote of the New York organizs
tion was 1,097 for and 34 against.
Hofh Messrs. Nolan and Bagley ye:
j terday pointed to the vote of tho wc
j pressmen as justification for their o|
position to Mr. Berry.
The Printers' League met at t.l
Hotel Astor yesterday, when new r
ports wen- heard of alleged intimid;
tion of employees who have return?
to work. According to the reports, evi
the girl bookbinders have been warm
to stay away from the plant-?. Deni
was made by the employers <>f the r
port purporting to emanate fro
Pressmen's Union No. .'il that the leagt
has agreed to meet and confer wi
representatives of the org5.ni7.atio
I The employers were of the opinion tii
j many men will return to work to-d
upon receipt: of their weekly stri
' benefits yesterday. Mr. Green sa
that "quite a few" compositors 1
turned yesterday and that 130 shops
the 2?0 originally affected by the co
flict v ei " now in opera! ion.
.Mor-' than 2,000 pressmen attend
the meeting of Pressmen's Union >
51 al Beethoven Hall. The report
t he commit te appoi nted at last 1 '
day"; meel ins to confer with M r. Ber
on terms on which the union would 1
turn to the international was hea
The report, which recommended ti
the decision to return to the intcrr
tional be affirmed, was rejected
what 31 r. Nolan after the nicotine- s?
was a unanimous vote. The men, J
Nolan said, were incensed tit the ter
laid down by Mr. Berry. These ter
wero made public last Monday. ?
Nolan said many men. who joined ?
international since last Friday and v,
attended yesterday's meeting tore
their new international ca?ais in t
view of the assemb y.
Mr Nolan said the total number
pressmen who have signed up with
international was not more than '.
International officials assert that
number is 1,600 The total members
of Pressmen's Union No. 51 is 2,500.
franklin $?mon a (To.
Fifth Avenue, 37?h and 38th Streets
Girls' and Junior Misses'
?TgSp^TOUCH of fluttering, feathery
ifeA^I ostrich, nestling on a frock
S?M?:M\ of taffeta would mean quite
as much to a young girl as the "for?
tune" she pulls from a Jack Homer
pie. And surely a frock of delicate
silk net, twinkling with tiny starry
figures, spreading into bouffant puffs
over hoops, would count as a greater
acquisition than the latest candle on
her birthday cake ! Franklin Simon
& Co, have'frocks of billowy chifl?n,
Georgette crepe, pastel satin, taffeta,
filmy net ? smocked or ruched,
beru?led or beribboned ? for all
events, each in itself an. event
16.75 to 69.50
Girls' Sizes 6 to 16 years
Junior Misses' 13 to 17 years
Second Floor
Reputed Rabbi Held
1 For Selling Drink
That Blinded Man
[Victim's Case Hopeless, It|
Is Said in Court; Magis?
trale in Brooklyn Frees
Alleged Sunday Violator
Jacob Radowitz, 41 Attorney Street,!
'who says he is rabbi of the synagogue |
at 48 Attorney Street, was arraigned
yesterday before Magistrate Harris, in
the Municipal Term of tho City Magis?
trate's Court, charged with selling a
preparation of wood alcohol for whisky.
Through drinking this fluid, it is
charged, Samuel Schneider, of 171
Broome Street, was made totally blind.
The reputed rabbi was held in $1,000
hail far hearing on November IS. The
specific charge against him is violation
of Section 124 of the Sanitary Code,
which makes it a misdemeanor to sell
i wood alcohol for internal use.
Hugh W. Taylor, chief of the division
I of food inspection, appeared as com
! plainant against Radowitz. He charges
that the prisoner sold Schneider the
fluid, representing it to be whisky, and
? charged $24 for two gallons.
"On October IT," tho complaint
' reads, "Schneider gave away to the
first Naroler Verein, 82 Columbia
Street, one-half gallon, and to Joseph
Seckler, 1G0 Stanton Street, the other
half, Schneider retaining one gallon for
' himself. Between October 12 and 18
. Schneider took several drinks of this
alleged whisky and became seriously
ill. He was removed to Knapp Eye and
Ear Hospital, 500 West Fifty-seventh
Street, where he was pronounced total?
ly and hopelessly blind. Schneider
was then removed to the Mount Sinai
Inspector Abraham Lichterman, of
tho Department of Health, says he has
tested the alleged whisky and "finds that
it contains i'H per cent wood alcohol.
Joseph O'Neill, 200 Baltic Street,
Brooklyn, a bartender in a saloon op?
erated by Edward Johnston at i>7 Co
: lumbia Street, Brooklyn, was arraigned
yesterday before United States Com?
missioner McGoldrick on a charge of
violating the war-time prohibition law.
! Johnston also was arra'gncd on a
carpe of having liquor on his premises
: In violation of the law. They were
held in $500 bail each for examination
! November 21.
A decision handed down in the Gates
| Avenue Court, Brooklyn, yesterday
may result in saloons keeping open on
? Sunday.-, and selling ''near beer." Jesse
I Moores, 1712 Broadway, was arraigned
j on a charge of violating the excise
; law. Thy complainants, Detectives
George T. Bosch and Frank Padbi rg,
alleged that on Sunday, October 20,
! they purchased beer at Moores' place
! Through his counsel, Vincent O'Con?
nor, Moores told Magistrate Folweil
j that ho bad sold the officers "near
beer." Magistrate Folweil asked him
! if the barrels containing the "near
| beer" he received from the brewers
' had any revenue stamps on them.
Moores replied they had not, and also
said ho did not pay any revenue tax
; to the state or government.
Magistrate Folweil ruled that Moores
was not guilty and discharged him.
Steaemr Disabled in Mid-Ocean
BOSTON, Nov. 11.? The steamer H.
F. Morse reported to the naval radio
station here to-night that she was dis?
abled by boiler trouble in midatlantic
and that the steamer Westwego wa*
standing by. Her position was given as
about 1,200 miles east of Halifax.
Neither ?do
Tkere Is No Substitute
TN these days when such ut?
terly irresponsible clothing
abounds, the words of Franklin
The Wise are very poignant:
fp The buyer hath need of a hun?
dred eyes." Two are suf??cient
Without exception, the fin?
est tailoring in oAmcrica
L Or
Sophisticated Enough for the Opera or Horse Show
Simple Enough for Informal Dinners and Dances
Becoming Enough to Please Both Maid and Mother
14 to 20
Second Floor
INTER called at all the bifc
country houses a few even?
ings ajio, and left his card?
the first white frost. And that means
time for hostesses to come into town,
time to &ive parties and dances and
dinners,and to he pr?sent?t the open?
ing of the Opera and the Horse Show.
By the same token, too, it means time
for the daughter of the house to select
her evening frocks. And what a be
wilderin^ly pretty array Franklin
Simon & Co. have collected to show
her ! Every ?ay color is represented
? American beauty, jade %reen, ex?
quisite pale pastels.9 There are lovely
?oWns of chiffon velvet for the more
formal affairs where a certain di&niry
is desirable, taffetas and brocades for
the bouffant frocks that are so en&a&
in&ly youthful, silk nets of cobwebby
fineness, and satin or Georgette 'crepe
for those soft dresses that make the
slenderness of youth more slender still.
tanfeltn Simon & do.
Fifth Avenue, 37th smd 36th Streets
This Firm is a Member of tho Fifth Avenue Association.
What Helps Fifth Avenue Helps Nev/ York.

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