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Invoke Law in Truck Boycott */ ?.? ^ Evidence Gathered Against Common Carriers Refus? ing to Accept Freight Hauled by Non-Union Men Goods Moved Steadily Longshoremen's Chief Ex? pects Settlement at Palmer ?Conference Next Week Walter Gordon Merritt, counsel for ?he Citizens' Transportation Commit? tee, announced yesterday, after a meet? ing in the offices of the Merchants' As? sociation, that the committee is gather is? fvidenee ?gainst common carriers which refuse to accept freight carried by non-union tru ks. Should the evidence reveal any ac? tive discrimination of the kind pro? hibited by law and condemned recently in the decision of Justice Fawcett in the Burgess casi- in Brooklyn, Mr. Merritt said the Citizens' Transporta? tion Committee will go after the heads of the gu?ty companies. "Although we have taken no legal ?ction as yet against any steamship company or other common carrier that has discriminated against freight hauled by our trucks, we most certain? ly will," declared Mr. Merritt. "At present we are just waiting to collect facts and statements and when we have enough evidence to make a real test case we shall proceed. When we ?o we are going after the heads of the comoanief- We don't intend to try to throw the blame on some subordinate." Freight Continues to Move Removal of congested freight by the trucks of the Citizens' Trucking Com? mittee continued steadily end without interruption yesterday. Colonel Fred? erick A. Molitor, in charge of opera? tions, said that fifty-two trucks were in operation and a total of 349,000 pounds, or 174 tons, of freight was moved. Nine trucks operated at Savannah Line piers, from which 50,000 pounds of fieight was cleared; twenty trucks wer?, at work at the Clyde Lin?-* piers, moving 130,000 pounds of freight, and twenty-three trucks were employed at the piers of the Morgan Line, from which 160,000 pounds of freight was taken. The con-mittee continued yesterday to receive indorsements from business organizations commending its efforts to iolve the problem of freight conges? tion arising out if the strikes effect? ing the activities of the waterfront. The following officers were elected by the Citizens' Committee: William eliowes Morgan, president; Bertram H. Borden, vice-president, John R. Young, secretary; Lewis E. Pierson, treasufor, and John E. Carlsen, assis? tant trea.-'? It was said ten loads of cotton sent by the committee on Thursday from til' Margan Line-Pier, No. 47, to the army transport piers were not received there. The checkers on duty at the army transport piers said they were willing to check off the goods, but were "too busy." The cotton was returned to the Morgan Line, where it will re? main for the present. Settlement Believed Near William M. Smith, one of the mem? bers of the comnvttee of longshore? men who returned from Washington, where a conference was held with At? torney G en va i ' ner and the Inter? state Cummer?-e Commission on meas? ures to bring the local port conflict to a settlement, was optimistic on the possibilities for a sett'.envnt entailed in the forthcoming conference bet reen Attorney General Palmer and T. V. O'Connor, president of the Interna? tional Longshoremen's Association, in next week. Mr. "imith, who returned from Wasl ington Thursday night, was engaged yesterday in assisting the pickets of l-resr.oror.7en and teamsters aio??g- the waterfront. "With the : ? p of Attorney General Talmer," he sai i "we put our case be ?ore the Interstate Commerce Com? mission and v*. think that they will decide to rase the r ites o; the coast? wise steamship companies and that t"? men will get their wage demands. "A committee of estent shippers, however, that also appeared before tne commission were opposed to the increase, and we feel that the shipping "crests in general are behind them. "We feel that the situation is hope? ful, and our appeal for a public hear? ing on the question has been granted 'or gome time early next week. At? torney General Paimer has wired to "? V. O'Connor in Montreal and asked ??? to come to Washington." ?he longshoremen are complaining M the offer made bv the members of ?e America-, i lying Ciub to the Citi wr.s' Gommitt? e to help operate its trucks. . 'A number of our men were in the ?r service," said Joseph Riley, presi? ?n? of the inst riet Council of the international Longshoremen's Associa Ma, "and we believe they are going to make a big hol.er." ^eat Point Open to Guards F'on Vr'ajthinrjton Bureau WASHINGTON, JUne 18.- Admis- ? ?tne Military Academy at West Point " ,men between the ages of nineteen ,?.twenty-two years who on July 1. ?.?l, shall have gc-rved one year in the ????.tonal Guard was authorized to-day ?M?? War Department. A preliminary *M?iaation will be held in all state? *.we;>n Dumber 1 and 15, 1920. The fancies to be filled will be announced ?Wont July 15. Borrowers Reformed by Prohibition, Say Brokers i Loan Association's Report Bet- i j ter Class of Business Through- ; out the Country Delegates to the convention of the ! , National Federation of Remedial Loan \ ! Associations in Newark agreed yester- ? ; day that prohibition had reformed the I j entire nation's borrowing. D. S. Cof ! fey. of St. Louis, in a paper on "Pro- ? hibition and Borrowing," stated that since the country went dry business : of loan companies had improved in the : ; character of the accounts and the : '. promptness of payment. This was the . general opinion of the delegates. When formerly, delegates said, the .security offered at loan offices cor_ j sisted of a little furniture, kitchen '. I utensils and other home necessities, ? men and women now are offering as security jewelry, or even automobiles. ! i Hitherto the majority of the loans j I were to carry a destitute'family over; some crisis. Now, more often than ! not, they are for the purpose of a home or a plot of grand. F. A. Ehillips. of Rochester, told the convention that before prohibition wenC*into effect most of the install-1 merits repaid by borrowers were in | ! small bills. Nowadays most of the : I bills are twenties. ; City Has Decided to I Cancel Franchise of Richmond Traction Ten Days' Notice of For feiture Served on Trolley Co. by Estimate Board ; Whaleii Issues Statement - The Board of Estimate gave ten days' nctice yesterday to the Richmond Light: ?and Railroad Company, of Staten Isl? and, that its franchise would bo de-! I clared forfeited. The action of the J I Board was pursuant to the recommen? dation of Grover A. Whalen, Commis-1 sioner of Plant and Structures, who urged the forfeiture of the various ?traction company franchises on Staten, I island, particularly that of the Rich-; ?mond Light Company, in order to clear | up the traction situation in Richmond. ? There are no trolley cars running on ? 'the Midland Railroad lines at the pr?s- i ent time and the Richmond company is! ! unsuccessfully operating its lines at an eight-cent fare. The Board of Esti- j i mate also had before it a petition ? feigned by several thousand residents! of Staten Island appealing for relief from "the present intolerable condi ; tions." Commissioner Whalen declared that I the Richmond company intended to ? seek an injunction restraining the city' from operating buses on Staten Island, ! in order to force the people to use the eight-cent fare cars. "Further than this," said Commis- ; sioner Whalen, "they threaten to pre- ; vent the city from using its own prop- ' erty, and they propose, by the device of a Federal injunction, to bar the people of Staten Island from public [property. The trolley lines operated into the terminal of the Staten Island t muncipal ferry, at St. George, over a viaduct and terminal platform built ; and owned by the City of New York. Prior to January 21, 1920, the trolley lines had exclusive use of this prop erty, but it was opened to the public ? by the Department of Plant and Struc? tures at that time and is now used both by buses and private automobiles, to the greater convenience and better service of the people of Staten Island, without in any way interfering with I the operation of the trolley lines. "Notwithstanding the position of the : Richmond Light & Railroad Company j as a tenant in default, who has paid no j rent in seven years and who has broken ? its franchise contract with the city, ! thTs company now proposes to bar the | public -'rom the viaduct and terminal , platform and to resume exclusive pos? session of ?.he city's property, thereby working serious inconvenience to the public. In order to protect the r ghts of the people it is netessary that the control of thes? city preinises-Temain in the Department of Plant and Struc? tures and that the trolley company is not permitted to get a strangle hold on the people." An application for the issuance of S14.T34.000 of rapid transit bonds was 1 made to 'he Board of Estimate yester? day by John H. Delaney, Transit Con? struction Commissioner, to be expend? ed in improvement of the city-owned transit lines operated by the Inter borough and Brooklyn Rapid Transit systems. The improvements contem? plated include the extension of the Queensboro tunnel to Forty-first Street and Seventh Avenue and various new repair shops and track work in outlying sections of the city. The principal items for completing the transit system operated by the B. R. T. include the carrying out of ; the forfeited contract for the Four teenth Street subway between Irving Place and Avenue B and for the ex? tension of the Fourteenth Street Pastern line from Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, to East New York. ___-?-??????_ Wrong Address Given for <? Man Accused of Bigamy The Tribune on June 16, announcing the arrest of Michial F. Mararei, an Egyptian importer and exporter, on a charge of bigamy, stated that he lived at 317 West 100th Street. Hermann Cohen, a lawyer, yesterday advised The Tribune that he is the owner of the . premises at 317 West 100th Street, and . with his wife and son has occupied the .premises for the last fourteen years. He said he did not know the man ar ? rested. Upon investigation The Tribune finds ; that, through an error, the address of ? the arrested man was given as 317 West 100th Street instead of 319 West 100th Street. t 3L Alteran & Ota To=day (Saturday) the Store will be closed at 112 o'clock, Noon thus inaugurating the Summer Schedule of Business Hours, which will be the same as in previous years jttaot?on atenu? * f ?ftt) abenue 34tfc an? 35t? Street* /?Jet? porfc A. F. of L. Again Elects Gomper s To Presidency Veteran Leader Is Given an Ovation as He Is Named to Serve His Thirty-ninth Term ; One Negative Vote Rail Men Pledge Support Nation-Wide Campaign to Organize All Telephone Operators Is Authorized MONTREAL. June IS.--The American Federation of Labor again expressed its confidence in the leadership of Samuel Gompers, its veteran president, when it reelected him to-day for the thirty ninth time at its fortieth annual con? vention here and returned to office his entire administrative cabinet. His election was virtually ur?animous. The only delegate who voted against him was James A. Duncan, of the Seat? tle Central Labor Council, leader of the progressive wing of the federation. The delegates gave the elderly labor leader a tremendous ovation wh--n he de? clared: "I'll accept the call to duty and I will obey." He was much affected by the demonstration. Representatives of the railroad work? ers' organizations seconded Mr. Gom pers's nomination, which was made by George W. Perkins, of the Cigarmakers' Union. They pledged their hearty sup? port to his leadership, declaring that the convention's action of yesterday in indorsing government ownership of the railroads should not be construed as a repudiatio^of his administration. Mr. Gompers explained that th?? fed? eration had not changed its view in connection with the use of light wines and beer, manufacture and sale of which was advocated by the convention last year. Other officers reelected included James Duncan, of Quincy, Mass., first vice-president; Joseph F. Valentine, of Cincinnati, second vice-president; Frank Duffy, of Indianapolis, third vice-president; William Green, of Coa hocton, Ohio, fourth vice-president; W. D. Mahon, of Detroit, fifth vice president, and T. A. Rickert, of Chi? cago, sixth vice-president. Jacob Fischer, of Indianapolis, was reelected seventh vice-president in a contest with W. H. Johnston, interna? tional president of the Machinists' Union, who was nominated by the rail? road workers' organizations. Fischer's vote, was 19,929 and Johnston's 18.195. Matthew Woll, of Chicago, was chosen unanimously as eighth vice-president. Daniel U. Tobin, of Boston, and Frank Morrison, of Washington, D. C, were reelected treasurer and secretary, respectively, without opposition. Reconsidering its action yesterday in amendment by a vote of 23,097 to 13,841. the executive council from "11 to 15 members, the convention rejected the Removal Announcement Preparing to remove in the near future to our New ^Building At 15 East 56th St. we have made some very Special Reductions on the larger part oi our Stock of China and Glassware including many choice pieces of PORCELAIN (English, French and Chinese manufacture). Present stocks are com? plete, but we would urge early selections. Pur? chases made now can be held for delivery until July 15. <&?BS 5th Ave., cor. 30t_? St., N. Y , *S73?4f**r Dinner Coffee Set $62.50 A RECIPE for a really successful wedding is compounded of one bride, a tulle veil and orange blossoms, one groom, one ring, assorted bridesmaids and ushers and a representative shower of O vington gifts. OVINGTON'S "The Giftfhop of Fifth Avenue" 314 Fifth Ave. nr. 32d St. .TKTg7TFsrar?^rt<nrr _| Headaches From Slight Colds "Laxative Quinine Tablets" relieve the Headache by Relieving the Cold. r/roTrb" Gordon &D?worth ?? Real ?? * obakcemajetmaiabe '< Foreclosures FORECLOSURES have no terrors for the holders of the Guaranteed Mortgage. If the property depreciates and the mortgage has to be foreclosed, the holder is unconcerned. He will never have to buy in the property. The Bond & Mort? gage Guarantee Company does that and pays him his principal and interest with? out deduction. This feature greatly attracts the trustee. He dreads nothing so much as to be? come the owner of the real estate. Title Guarantee & Trust Co. I amendmnt by a vot of 23,097 to 13,841. This action prevents the election of four additional vice presidents. The Federation authorized a nation? wide campaign to organize all the tele- ; phone operators. State federations,' city central bodies and volunteer or- i ionizers aro to take the field at once in the campaign. The convention declared its action was necessary because of the "tfpre - sive anti-labor policy of the Bel! Tele? phone Company and its associated c?>m par. ies." The fourth Sunday in May of each year was designated labor's memorial day, upon which labor throughout the country is called upon to pay a tribute to the memory of its dead. The churches also will he called upon to cooperate in the observance cf Lubor Sunday, the day preceding Labor Day, in S?ptemb r, Timothy Healy, of New York, presi? dent, of the stationery firemen, and Sara B. Conboy, of the textile workers, to-night were elected fraternal dele? gates to the British Trades and Union C ngress. Mr. Healy, on the first bal 1 it. defeated Andr? w C Hughes, presi dnt of the coopers, and William P. Clarke, president of the flint glass workers. On the second bailot S ira Con boy defeated Benjamin I.? Schlesinger, pr? sident of the La lies' Garment Work? er?. The convention then adjourned until to-morrow. ?214,605 Is Total | Of Frick Holdings In U. S? Steel CoJ Wealth Was Centered in Railroads, Appraisal Show?; 87,800,000 in Art Is Left to New York Special Dispatch to The Tribune PITTSBURGH, June 18.?Henry C. Frick, former steel king and supposed? ly a heavy investor in common stock of the United States Steel Corporation, ; had only 2,101 shares at the time of his death. This is appraised at $214, 605.95 in an inventory of the estate, i which became available to-day in the office of the register of wills. The State of Pennsylvania will make ' an independent audit of the estate, be? cause it is said the inventory filed here is $25,000,000 short of the* actual value of the personal estate. Mr. Frick's favorite stocks were ? hose of the railroads. He had 85,834 shares of Norfolk & Western Railway, 77,040 shares of Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company; 47,200 shares of Chicago & North Western Railway Company, 46,140 shares of Pennsylvania Railroad, 20,000 . shares of Missouri Pacific Railway Company. 2,000 shares of Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific; 1,000 shares of Northern Pa? cific Railway, 1,000 shares Missouri Pa? cific Railway, preferred; 1,370 shares of Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago ?fe St. Louis Railway; 3,600 shares of Bal? timore <fe Ohio, 15,000 shares of Erie Railroad, second preferred; 10,500 shares cf Erie Railroad common and smaller amounts in other railroads. in addition to these stocks Mr. Frick held ??'?-.res in many of the companies whose stocks are listed on the New York Stock Exchange, as well as uri li?ted securities. He had 100 shares of National Bank of Commerce in New I York, 400 shares of National City Bank, 500 shares of First National Bank of New York, 96 shares of Braddock Na tional Bank, Braddock, Pa.; 15 shares i of Mellon National Bank, 129 share? of! Duquesne National Bank, Pittsburgh,! -and 2S0 shares of Franklin National Bank, Philadelphia. He also owned 800 shares of stock in the Metropolitan Opera and Real Estate Company, which the appraisers value at $100,000. The paintings hung in the Frick home in Fifth Avepue, New York, are ' said to be worth over ?7,800,000. In addition there are assorted art, objects, bronzes, porcelains and Li? moges enamels in the home which are worth nearly $2,500,000. The rugs, fur? niture and hangings inside the man? sion, exclusive of Mr. Frick's personal furniture, which is appraised sepa- ' rately, represent an approximate val? uation of $1,720,000. In contrast with the millions spent for art treasures, the inventory shows jewelry valued at only $3,083. All of the Brt collection in h;s New York home will go to the people of New York, to whom Mr. Frick bequeathed his entire collection and the mansion, in addition to bequeathing $15,000.000, the income of which is to be used in maintaining the collection in his home. Sugar Dealer Is Fined $ 10,000 as Profiteer J. J. Gilchrist, of Standard Com? pany of Pittsburgh, Made 9 to 12 Cent Profit PITTSBURGH. Pa.. June 18.?J. J. Gilchrist, an official of the Standard Sugar Company, was sentenced to-day to pay a fine of $10,000 by Judge Thom? son in the United States Court for profiteering in sugar. A. P. Burgwin. Assistant United States Attorney, explained to the cour: that the company had bought 116,500 pounds of Kiigav in New York at a cost, d ilivered in Pittsburgh, of 17 cents a pound. Gilchrist, . ? attorney contin? ued, wanted to market ?he sugar at a high price, but other officers of the company refused to join him in the enterprise. He then bought the sugar . from his associates at 18 cents a i ound : and sold it, according to the govern? ment, at from 27-to 130 cents a pound. Cut Oat Teas, Is Advice To Women in Politics Speaker at Club Federation Meeting Attacks Entertainment Method at Chicago Convention DES MOINES, I*.. June IS.?Te?? don't get votes, Mrs. Edward Franklin "White, of Indianapolis, chairman of the civics committee of the Qeneral Fed? eration of Women's Cubs, said to-day at the biennial convention. She ad? vised the women to "cut out the teat" if they expect to enter and continue in politics successfully. "The teas at Chicago were on? rea? son, I believe, why the men did not rate us women higher politically. All you heard among the women was teat," Mrs. White said. Mrs. Guy Blanchard, in charge of the motion picture department of the fed? eration, urged legislation generally for better exhibits and films. "The sex plays which are being shown generally are directly responsi? ble for much of the juvenile delin? quency of to-day," she said. A telegram from the representatives of the motion picture companies waa read which said the producers realne the desires of the public for highre types of pictures and were preparing to cooperate. Popular music of the day in America was d**scribed as "unspeakable" by Mrs. Marx Obendorfer. of Chicago, addressing the music conference of the Federation to-day. "Ninety per cent of it," she said, "would not be allowed to go through the mails if it were literature." Referendum Ordered on Suffrage Art in Maine AUGUSTA, Me, June 18 A rofer ?ium on the act passed by the las'. I.eg islature granting women the r:ght to ? ??? for Presidential electors was or? dered by Governor Milliker. in a proc? lamation to-day. 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