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movement of troops, said to he Polish, from Vilna along the railway toward the Latvian frontier. Latvian? also are uneasy and have mobilized troops along their border to resist the "outlaw" Polish troops should they attempt to cross. En-, tente officials are bxercised over the attitude of the forces in Vilna, which are said to have prevented the League of Nations Commission from entering the city, and, it is alleged, subjected it to what the British describe as "in? sults." Finnish Treaty Reported Signed As bearing upon the relations be? tween Finland and Poland and between the two nations named and Soviet Russia, it may be noted that a Hel singfors dispatch Thursday night re? ported that a peace treaty between Finland and Soviet Russia had been signed that day at Porpat, Esthonia. Bolsheviki Admit an Attack By Superior Forces in North LONDON, Oct. 15,?A Russian Bol? shevik communication received here this evening reports that there is con? tinued stubborn fighting in the Molo detchno, Minsk, Slutsk and other sec? tors. In the region between the Pros kuroff Railway and the Dniester an of? fensive with superior forces is being conducted against the Bolsheviki. On the southern 'front, in the Niko ? . pol region, after a fierce battle at the River Buzuluk the Bo shevik cavalry defeated the anti-Bolshevik troops, cap? turing a large amount, of booty. The communication says that the anti Bolshevik forces here have retreated to the left bank of the Dnieper, aban . doning guns and ammunition. Chancellor Day Urges Election of Wadsworth Syracuse University Official Says Record of Senator in Wash? ington Proves Ability James R. Day, chancellor of Syracuse University, yesterday came out strong? ly for the reelection of Senator James W. Wadsworth. In a letter to James R. Sheffield, of Senator Wadsworth's campaign committee, Dr. Day says: "I have followed Senator Wads worth's record at Washington during the last six years very closely, and while 1 have differed with him in some matters I have agreed with him in other things vital to the welfare of our state and country. He introduced the bill extending pay to women of the United States Army Nurse Corps. He supported the investigation of child labor in the United States. He framed the bill which strengthened the posi? tion of the chaplains in the United States army, in which the churches were deeply interested. He obtained for the Commission on Agriculture a favorable report on a bill creating a special commission on rural questions and urban home settlements. He in? troduced the civil service retirement bill. He used his influence also to ob? tain legislation looking toward equal pay for equal work for the women teachers of our state. "At present .he. is chairman of the United .States Senate Committee on Military Affairs. I fully agree with the Senator's position on our army. He opposes 'he militarism of a large Standing army and favors our protec? tion by the National Guard. These are the considerations which have decided me to vote for him in November. His experience, anility and integrity qual? ify him in a very large degree to serve the people of this state in the United Stales Senate." German Reds Near Union With Soviet (Continued from page ono) Krnest Daumig, the two last named men having supported Bolshevism dur? ing the first two days of the conf?r? ence. Threatened With Disorder During the speeches of Dittmann and Stocker '.he conference frequently threatened to end in disorder. The gray head of George Lebedour always Was a storm center to the radicals. Twice he invaded the Left Wing and threatened ils leader, Adolf Hoffmann. Members of the left continually were held down by their leader, and the uproar generally proceeded from the galleries end the conservatives. Zinovieff's residence is unknown,ex? cept to the Communists, who have re? fused to disclose it. At the conclusion of the Russian's address the radicals of the. party and the audience in the packed galleries stood with bared heads singing "The Internationale," while tin- Conserva? tives ivalked slowly out of the hall. A great ovation was accorded Zino Tieff, with many "hochs" and cries of ''Long live the Internationale!" and the waving of hat-. It was expected that the vote as to whether the Independents will adhere to the Moscow organization would lie taken to-day. -?_ Man o' War to Race No ?More, Says Riddle Champion Thoroughbred Will Appear a! Rose Tree Next Week, Then Shipped South N,., , ?: Pit ,. it, h lo Tin Tribune PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 15.- Man o' War will rate no more, according to a positive announcement made to-day by Samuel I). R.ddle, owner of the great thoroughbred. Riddle repeated his assertion in a tel? egram to .1. (,). Keene, of Kentucky, re? fusing another race for a $5(4,000 purse, 1( be run at, Latonia,' against Willis Shnrpe Kilmer's Exterminator, Man o' War is back now and in lordly seclusion. Mr. Riddle announced this afternoon thai not even his closest. iriends would be allowed to see the horse until the animal has had a chance to pull himself together arid rest up after his race against Sir Barton and the ride from Canada. "If anybody wants to see Man o' War, I have arranged that ha will positively appear next Wednesday at Rose Tree," said Mr. Riddle. "1 will make arrange? ments there so everybody who goes will be able to see the horse in comfort. ' will try to so arrange mat*??s that ?.V- visitors will have a good look at rr-.-.X T'jaV is probably the last time he will be seen in these parts, for he will then travel South, and it is a question jf he will ever be in this section again." Oiina Accepts Japan's Plan For Action in Manchuria TOKIO, Oct. 15 (By The Associated JPress). The newspapers announce that Chin? has accepted Japan's proposal for joint military operations in era Manchuria but that China re? quested withdrawal of the Japancss .forces a* soon as order was established! Japan's intention to forward addi? tional troops to Manchurian towns near Corea was announced in an official communiqu? issued at Tokio October 7. The troop-, it was said, were to be dis? patched because of bandit laii.'s which ut\> terrorising the populati A remly reference guUle for the bUsy.mJUl - ?nier.-xuntf announcement* undtr the hfarlfnit of "Business Card?" la to-day'? Tribune Want au ^ug? ?auvu Polish Ruler Resigns Then Resumes Post General Pilsudski Will Re? main as President of Re publie Provisionally at Re? quest of the Government Vilna Coup Disapproved Premier, While Supporting Zellgouski, Says He Has Disobeyed Military Order WARSAW, Oct. 15 (By The Associ ' ated Press).?G?nerai Joseph Pil sudski, President of the Republic of i Poland, tendered his resignation as chief executive to-day. At the request ' of the government, however, General Pilsudski withdrew his resignation ! provisionally. Premier Witos, in a statement to i day in the Diet on Poland's attitude i toward the provisional government of Central Lithuania, set up .in Vilna by j General Zellgouski. declared his dis ! approval of the General's action. He | expressed regret that General Zell gouski took the initiative into his own hands, but gave assurances that Po? land would uphoid the new state should it be attacked by any power. General Ze.llgouski's action was cul ! pable military disobedience, Premier ! Witos asserted. The Premier said he ; approved the proposal that self-de ; termination be granted to the tempo I rary government at Vilna. I . General Zellgouaki has sent the old ' Lithuanian government at Kovno an ultimatum demanding that all the Lithuanian troops be withdrawn twcn tv kilometers to the west of the Vilna Grodno railway. The ultimatum con | tained n twenty-four-hour time limit. Meanwhile General Zellgouski's troops are taking positions in various parts i of the newly claimed territory. The establishment of the provisional government of Central Lithuania, tho i name adopted by the new regime at Vilna, is absorbing virtually all atten? tion of the various Polish government officials and has replaced the Riga peace negotiations as the leading fea? ture of the newspapers. The occupancy of Vilna also has caused a stir in the foreign ministries, particularly tho British and French. They have been in constant communi? cation with their governments with ref? erence to the questions arising from the attempt to create a new state, with Vilna as its center, British and French Discuss Vilna. ? Both the British and French minis? tries called on General Pilsudski and discussed at length tne subject of Vilna. General Pilsudski afterward conferred with Premier Witos, Prince Sapieha, the Foreign Minister, and others. It is reported some'of the members of the League of Nations commission of control who have been at Suwalki have gone to Vilna to confer with Gen? eral Zellgouski and the members of the temporary commission of the new state. Several of the league's representa? tives, having remained on the Polish side of the line, already have discussed the problem with a representative of the Polish Foreign Office, who left Tuesday for Suwalki. Britain Faces Tie-Up in Coal Mine Strike (Continued from pagr one) ? songer services will not be curtailed the first two or three days of a strike, full service being kept up to allow the people to travel home. After that pressure has subsided, however, there will be a reduction in passenger \ service of anvwhere from 10 to 20 per cent. Ban on Coaling Temporary American Shipping Board officials Ivre were told by the British Coal Con? troller's Department this afternoon that the order prohibiting the coaling of foreign shins was issued to enable ? i l;ecking up of available supplies. The officials were given assurances that after this had been ('one passenger and mail carrying vessels would re? ceive first consideration in the allo? cation of stocks on hand. The- Shipping Board officials also were assured that there would be no discrimination against American and other foreign ships in these classes. Anticipating the eventuality of a strike, the Shipping Board has ar? ranged with the French government for supplies of bunker coal at Brest, where it is believed there will be suf? ficient to meet the Shipping Board's requirements for fifteen days. In addi? tion to this source, there' is considera? ble privately owned American coal at Rotterdam and Copenhagen. It is said that there is adequate American-owned fuel oil in British ports to take care of the Shipping Hoard's oil burners, which constitute half the hoard's fleet now in British Continental waters. Determined to Go Out Although two days remain in which some unexpected turn may be given to the alarming situation created by the deciaon of the miners to strike-, hope at the moment is at a low ebb. All reports from the mine fields show the majority of miners are determined to have nothing to do with the wage proposal of the owners and are ready -even eager?to tight it out. "There is a bitter spirit among the men,'* said Herbert Smith, vice-presi? dent of the Minors' Federation,to-day. "lf the government refuses to give way, only starvation will defeat the miners and they will go back then dis? contented." The public attitude, as voiced by many of the London newspapers, is hostile to tiie position taken by the miners, who are accused of lack of rea m, wanton folly, wickedness and a desire to impose their will ty rannously upon tiie whole nation. The miners are told by the newspapers that ? the liiblicwill support the government end it is insisted that if they strike they mu ,'. learn through defeat and disappointment that, powerful as. they are. the nation is still more powerful. Alarm for the country's economic posi? tion is j ravely expressed. "A large number of important in d'.i.-t i des already are in so tottering a condition that only the slightest push is required .to cause them to collapse entirely, and a coal stoppage would immediately he fatal," is tiie opinion of Tiie Daily News. The Times and The Daily Mail, claini . ing a desire to show fairness to both sides, refrain from condemnation of either and make suggestions by which they believe the difficulty might be ? met, but declarations ascribed by ' various newspapers to the miners in ; dicate such proposals are not likely to be considered. The Laborite mouthpiece, The Daily , Herald, says it has every hope and every confidence that the other great unions will stand by the miners, and declares, "The day of the capitalist is at hand." The newspaper appeals for solidarity on the pint of the workers. \British Coal Strike Will Not Hurt V. S. Shipping America Has Reserve Supply on the Other Side of Atlantic; F ranee and Italy Affected WASHINGTON, Oct. 15.?The turn around of American ships in British ports will not he slowed up by the embargo placed on the export (^\' coal by the British government, officials of j the Shipping Board said to-day. It was explained that most American vessels clearing for English ports coal for the rouoc! trip on this side. To meet any ? emergencies the board lias an adequate reserve supply of bunker coal on the other side. Imposition of the embargo, officials of the National Coal Association saki. will not affect coal prices in the United Stai; s. They explained that the amount ! of coal available for export at the present time was governed by the vari? ous Interstate Commerce Commission priority orders. ?Nearly all domestic ; coal, they said, is covered by the priority orders, and while the demand for exp< rt coal will be increased, it cannot r< act on coal for home con? sumption. Franc-, Italy and the Scandinavian countries wiil be pinched probably htm any others by the cutting of exports, tigures available show. Prance has been getting 750,000 tons a from Croat Britain; Italy, 350, 000 tons; Norway, Sweden and Den? mark. 180;000 tens; .'auta America, ?0,000 tons, and Spain '..',000 tons. About 250,000 tons a month of British? oa! has rone to British depots and Egypt and 100,000 tons to miscellane? ous destinations. On account of accumulation of very ' small stocks of coal in the "United I Kingdom the government several i months ago restricted exports to 1,750,000 tons a month. This figure | has been slightly exceeded recently, i exports going to more than 2,000,000 a month. i Departing Ships Ordered To Coal for Round Trip British Strike Will Affeet Ma? terially This City's Fuel; Export Embargo Is Urged I The pending strike of British coal I miners will affect materially the coal i shortage in this city. As a result of ' the British strike order al! ships plying ! to British ports, were ordered to take l on sufficient coal in their bunkers to ; last them the round voyage, even if cargo space is reduced. An official of one of the conl ex? changes yesterday stated that all coal shipped abroad is loaded under official i permits, and that for some time the ; demand for export coal has far ext ! ed the facilities for loading it n tu? ' Atlantic seaboard. I Charles S. Allen, secretary of the Wholesale Coal Trade Association of ; New York, yesterday wrote Public : Service Commissioner Lewis Nixon : suggesting that a practical coal man ! be included on the committee appointee Thursday by the commissioner to super ? vise coal shipments from the mines t.c j the local bins. At a meeting of the Bronx. Taxpayers Association in Eagle Hall, 142d Street ! and Third Avenue, resolutions wert | passed calling upon the city, state ant j Federal authorities to take imm?diat? i measures to insure an adequate suppl] of coal for the. winter. The resolution also calls upon tin I Federal authorities to compel the mim ? owners to sell to New York City deal ers, and that uni 'lie shortage o I coal necessary foi omesi ? insump ' tion has been > ?:. ? ? ? ikei to limit the am' unt of cos i ? for manufacti??? " : ,? ? ? ? ?????..? building purpo - .'.':?:? u embargo on sb pm : ' ? eign countries. Steamship 4?i re ?f s r ? w Tie-ljp if*' Coal Famim British Cr( ?i Htm This Port ?i U rippled Oil Burners Art. Sot ':>?</? The colossal sti ? ? ?he Bi ?lis miners, which, will lo-day i England, and the shortage -oal ; , this port threaten to tie up a larj; par! o? British shipping to and out t New York. All British steamships except tl ! few that have been converted into o 'burners will be hard hit by the stril at home and the coal shortage her Steamship offic ? Is made no effort ye terday to mmin izc the gravity of tl situation, but they expressed their ii tention of crossing no bridge;; unt they came to them. It is generally . lerstood that f< - ; if any, of .' e British ships now port will be tied up at this en Agents of the British lines expie .?? the hope that they would be able to g ! enough coal eventually to send all the , craft to England, but no provision, is said, will be'made to coal here f I the round trip. Some vessels can car ! enough coal to get to England and ba again, but such a procedure wou I m'sn a loss of money. The taking of surplus coal for return trip requires the elimination ! much profitable cargo, and such tran portation represents heavy losses I the ship owners. The White Star liner Olympic ai ?the Cunarder Aquitania, the two iar est passenger carriers in the New Yoi j Cherbourg and Southampton servu ; are oil burners and can maintain ! regular schedule, despite tnc Briti strike and eo; ! shortage. Tue Olymr can carry 50,000 barrels of oil in l tanks of her double skin, and this enough to carry her to and from En land without refilling. The Aquitar has a similar round-trip capacity. Steamship men look for a" grc ! dearth of passenger transportation he and in England, and it is generally 1 j lieved that the Olympic and the Aqt I tania will be filled to capacity v. passengers on every trip across t ! Atlantic until the coal situation is ? justed. The Imperator and the M?uretan of the Cunard Line, which have lai passenger accommodations, have i I the capacity in their coal bunkers : , round-trip fuel, and both are depend? , upon coal in England and in this coi j try for each trip across the Atlantic ! -' | Propose League Passport Britain Urges Plan in Confi ence to Simplify Travel PARIS, Oct. 16.?How to overeo the difficulties of travel between v? ous countries is being considered the conference of experts called by League of Nations, which began sessions to-day. The complicated pa port systems and the inability of public to buy through tickets in a i directions are some of the inconve enees which, it is hoped, will be ret died. Twenty-four nations, inclue! the Central Powers, are represente The British delegation is urg yearly vis?s at a nominal charge, i form in all countries, and the elimi tion of passports examination on outward journey. It advocates issuance of League of Nations pf ports, good in all countries, as a s stitute for the present diplomatic pi ports for officials. The British fa customs examination only in the co try of destination. Britain Ready For Big Strike, Says Wiseman Welcomes Walk-Out of Min? ers as Opportunity for a Showdown With Radical Labor Element, He Avers Pavlowa Back in U. S. Father Keane Also on Liner Adriatic After Irish Tour; Ship Brings Much Gold The strike of British coal miners, scheduled to-day, will not bo of long duration, according to Sir William Wiseman. He arrived here yesterdav on the White Star liner Adriatic. Sir William, who was England's Treasury representative in this country during the war, said that the British govern? ment did not -fear the strike, but rather welcomed it. The strike, he said, would result in a showdown between labor and the government, which had to come sooner or later. The strike, according to Sir William, is fostered by the younger and radical element of the miners and opposed by the great mass of British industrial workers. "The government has had ample warning," he affirmed, "and has taken means to provide for the operation of all the railways. It is our impression at home that the strike cannot and will not last long." Father Keane Returns Another traveler on the Adriatic was the Rev. Batrick J. Keane, rector of the Roman Catholic Church of St. Francis de Sales, Oakland, Calif., who returned from a visit to Ireland. On his return to California he will be con? secrated Bishop of Sacramento. Father Keane said that infhis travels through Ireland he was never molested by the British civil or military authori? ties. He said he had given some at? tention to a study of the Sinn Fein movement, and was of the opinion that if Britain made a concrete proposal to the Irish represented bj Arthur Grif? fiths it would be accepted. "The Irish, however," declared Father Keane, "would be wary, because they have had quite enough of British promises. I talked with many sub? stantial Englishmen and they informed me that if Sir Edward Carson were eliminated the whole question would be settled. I believe that the English, people are sincere in their efforts to do something for Ireland." Anna Pavlowa, the Russian ballet dancer, returned on the Adriatic after an absence of nearly two years from this country. On her last departure from New York she went to South America for a tour, and later went from Buenos Ayres to Baris. She comes here with a company of forty dancers and will appear under the direction of Fortune Callo, director of the San Carlo Opera Company. Pavlowa Dancer Held Assisted by her entire company, she will appear at the Manhattan Opera House in a benefit performance for the Navy Club. Miss Joyce Cole, one of the Pavlowa dancers, was removed to Ellis Island because she was under six? teen years old and unaccompanied by parent or guardian. Her case will be i appealed to "Washington, and if the! Secretary is willing to let her enter the country under bond she will be released. The Adriatic brought $11,000,000 in gold, consigned by the Bank of Eng? land to i'ii' Federal Reserve Hank, and also had a consignment of $3,000,000 in gold, consigned to Kuhn, Loeb & Co.' Among the salon passenger: were Ci loi .?! \\ illiam J. Donovan, form r ly of the COI h Regiment; < 'olom ?. Jef? ferson de Moni Thompson, Cyril Scott, Le die Howai d and M r . Dudl< y Field Malom . $25,000 Offer for Proof League Will Force War ou U. S? _ Prof. Fisher Posts Prize To j Be Given for Essay Show-, ingOui* Soldiers MustTake i Part in Foreign Quarrels! Professor Irving Fisher, of Vale Uni? versity, temporarily managing a wing! of the Democratic National Cominittei in the interest of Governor Cox and the Wilson League of Nations, yester? day offered a prize of $25,000, to be awarded to the persoji who shall first prove before October 22 that ths Wil? son League of Nations would' abridge the sovereignty of America and force! our soldiers to fight in foreign wars if the United States should join the league. One of tii? conditions surrounding the prize contest is that six of the twelve jurymen who are to pass on the submitted arguments shall be appoint-' ed by Will II, Hay ?, chairman of thi Republican National Committee, and' six by Chairman White of the Demo cratic National Committee. The prize essays in the contest are to be sub-i mitted to Professor Fisher's headquar-i ters by mail or wire, the essayist to prove to the jur,\ "that our soldiers could be sent abroad, by order of the bague, to fight in a foreign war with? out the consent of our Congress and j of our representatives on the council of the '"ague." "This announcement is intended for | every newspayer in the United States," Professor Fisher said, 'and is being given for distribution to the various press associations. If Mr. Hays admits that such statements and notices are un- ' rroved, unprovable, untrue and absurd ho is respectfully asked to publicly so state, and also to publicly state thai he is requesting his speakers, pr js bureaus and Republican newspapers to cease making such fal - ? : tatemen! " Chairman Hays said last night thai he had not received the Fisher prop osition. - 115 Suicides in a Day The Save a Life League, of 108 We?t I Seventy-seventh Street, which gets ' uaily reports of deaths by suicide re- ' ceived reports yesterday of 115 'sui? cides, the largest number ever reported ! to the league in a single day. Previous? ly the greatest number of such deaths reported to the league in one day was 106. The daily reports are not com? plete for any one day, and only rough? ly, when the average of a considerable period is taken, do they reflect the actual number of persons taking their own lives in the United States on any ? one day. Of the suicides reported yesterday from twenty-three states, sixty-two ? were of men and fifty-three of women. ? Ten were children less than 14 years old, three of them boys and seven j girls. Massachusetts led in the num- ; ber reported, with seventeen; Pennsyl? vania came next, with fifteen; Ohio's I ten put It in third place, and New York ' was fourth, witk nine. . ' Recognition of Mexico, Aim of Creei'a TWp -.? Returning to U. S., After Con-i ference With Huerta, to Urge Immediate Action WASHINGTON, Oct. 16. ? George Creel, former chairman of the Commit? tee on Public Information, is return? ing to Washington from Mexico City to work for the immediate recognition of the present government of Mexico, according to advices from the Mexican capital to-day, quoting an interview with Creel, published in El Heraldo, the official government organ. Creel had a conference of six hours with Provisional President de la Huerta immediately on his arrival in Mexico City, in company with Roberto V. Pes queira, financial agent of the Mexican government In New York. Creel and Pesqueira left this morning for the United States, and Creel was quoted as saying that on his arrival in Washing? ton he would see President Wilson. in the course of the statement as published in El Heraldo Creel attacked the State Department for interference in the controversy between the oil j companies and Mexico. He declared the controversy was one strictly be? tween the companies and the Mexican government, with which the United States government should not have concerned itself. At the State De? partment to-day, when the Creel state? ment was made known, it was said that unless tho department had inter? fered the Allies would have been un? able to obtain the oil necessary in the conduct of the war. Creel obtained a passport from the State Department the first of this month, and at the department it was said at the time that in making appli? cation for the passport he had given an the reasons for his trip to Mexico "busi? ness and pleasure." Just before his departure he saw President Wil-ion, but it was denied that he was going to Mex? ico on any official mission. Friends here of Mr. Creel said that he had gone to Mexico to obtain ma? terial for a series of articles which he was planning to write. -a Walker Ousted As Executor of ! Searles's Will (Continued trnni paga one) ionaire. Mrs. Rowland and her three children are given bequests of nearly $?1,000,000. The court reserved the right to name the person or persons against whom the charge of undue in? fluence should be made, and reserved : decision on other charges made by ; counsel for the nephew as the basis of j issue for jury trial, Nephew Sought a Loan Before the court returned its lind- ; ing Mr. Choate made an argument in | behalf of the will in which he charac terized the charges that the instru- ; merit was secured through a piot as ; "absurd and grotesque." He read a ', htfer dated May 8, 1917, in which Al? bert Victor Searlcs sought to obtain a loan on his prospective share in his ! uncle's fortune. The attorney also asserted that he I believed there were papers in existence! which would show that Albert Victor irl ? actually p?oposed to pledge an interest in the estate for financial as- : sistance given him in contesting the will. Mr. Choate did not divulgo the j ?amo i ? the person to whom the letter was addre jsed. '?'ho letter read stated that under no' circumstances should any word of the proposed transaction he made known: to the rich uncle, becaus* if he learned I of nis nephew borrowing on his pect.i in the estate he might cut him j off without anything. "Presumably he (,Mr. Searles) will remember him (Victor), in his will," the letter sta ed. "Even if the nephew is cut off and the money goes to charity he could, with an array of noted law? yers, who would be glad to fight the c; c, tie up the es' tte for yens. Such i a large amount ii involved that the ben? eficiaries would be ready to compromise and give him a part rather than 'nave the estate tied up in lit tion for years. The n iphew is willing to sign a ! proper not foi the amount received." Brother of Cork's Mayor Ai Mercy of British P, J. MacSwiney, Who Went' Aci oss Without Passport, Can't Get Status of U. S. Citizen LO N' DON Oct. ! 5 ( B y T h e A s s oc ? - j ated Press). Pet v J. MacSwinev, of Mew Y- rk. broth? ; of Lord Mayor MacSwiney of Cork, who came to Eng? land without a passport or a eaman's ? certificate, thereby /iolating interna i onal lav.-, to-day appea ed to the \ nerican authorities in London Eor ad? vice and to ascertain if there was any' method by which he might be givenJ the stall's c( an American citizen here. The American authorities informed I Mr, MacSwiney that it was impossible; for them to intervene in hin behalf. They suggested that he was at the mi '.'?;.' of the British government, which could deport him without interference! from Ann dean officials. The- Ho Office, which has been, aware of /th tation arising from M r. '.i einey's visit to London to see his bro her, 'aas not yet decided what it will do. In the mean time Mr. Mac-1 Swiney is being allowed perfect free? dom in London. Miss Annie MacSwiney, sister of the! Lord Mayor, paid her usual visit to Bi cton Prison this afternoon. On' leaving the prison she said: "My brother is confident that his ! case will receive the consideration of ! Parliament soon after that body con venes next Tuesday. It is his hope that through Parliamentary action he will obtain his release. This. 1 be- : !;'." . has kept him alive during the last few days. "M g mind is clear, but his whispers are scarcely audible, The emaciation, which ' . ' ? ? a or? I mat ? . i-? his b gs and anas is no ?? gi\ ing hi i face un unnatural appearance. Personally ! d< n : ( link be can hold out mm h longer " Irish Judges Kidnapped Siim Peinera .S<>i?e Magistrates on Way to Court DUBLIN, Oct. 15.?Reports received from Mullingar, County '? tth, say that Magistrate Moo;. , trate Hyde, while motorin; sesxion-3 at Castle Pollard to captured by Sinn Feiners. taken to an unknown dest the police and military, afti-r a . ? : have failed to discover the r abouts. Revolution in Peking Denied PEKING. Oct. 15 (By The Associated ! Press).?-Peking is politically tranquil at present, and nothing is known here? to justify reports of any crisis, actual or impending, i This sets at rest the rumors current in Shanghai, as re? ported in a Shanghai dispatch of Oc? tober 12, that General Chang Tsao Lin, Governor of Feng-tien, had over? thrown the Peking government and proclaimed a monarchy). Naval Board To Investigate Hayti Scandal (Continu?! from pago one) that letter or heard of any 'indiscrim? inate killings' until I read General Harriett's repovt this week. ? am sure he never meant to convey what these word- have b ien interpreted to mean. When he called my attention to sev? eral cases I approved his suggestion that the matter be gone into thor? oughly and that all guilty parties be punished. He ordered the Investiga? tion. "I pupposed, of course, that the or? der for investigation and the trial of the guilty parties had proceeded in accordance with my direction until August, when inquiry was made as to the cases. No report could be found in the Marine Corps headquarters and a cablegram was sent to Colonel Rus? sell in Hayti to ask about the result of tiie investigation of those cases. "He wired that the report had been mailed in March. When it could not be found 1 directed General Lejeune and General Butler to proceed to Hayti to make an investigation. They did so and brought back with them a copy of Colonel Russell's report. Report of Two Generals The report of Major General Le? jeune and Brigadier General Butler, in part, follows-: "During the month of August last it came to the attention of the major general commandant thai the report oi an investigation into the alleged mis? conduct or certain officers of the gen? darmerie of Hayti, which' the brigade commander had been directed to make by the former major general command? ant in an order approved by the Sec? retary of the Navy, under date of Jan? uary 12, 1920, could not be found at Marine Corps headquarters. "A searching inquiry was made and no information in regard to the report could be obtained from any one on duty at headquarters Marine Corps, or in any office of the Navy Department. "The major general commandant also communicated by radio with the brigade commander in Hayti in regard to the matter, and learned from him that the report in question had been transmitted l'y mail from Hayti on March 20, 1020. Apparently it had been lost in transit. On August 31, 1920, just prior to our leaving Wash? ington for Hayti, you gave us verbal instructions to make a careful supple? mentary" investigation of the whole matter and to report in full to you on our return to the United States. "In compliance with your instruc? tions ev^ry effort was made to ob? tain full and reliable information on the subject. We examined all officers of the Marine Corps and of the gendar? merie of Hayti now serving there who had any knowledge of the affair; also a number of enlisted gendarmes, Hay tian officials, ex-gendarmerie officers ?tnd the French priest at Hinche, as well as two ex-gendarmerie officers now living in Santo Domingo, Some of the witnesses had-left the island and are now in the United States. An effort is now being made to get in touch with them. "In our opinion, the evidence ob? tained by u.s and by the board of in? vestigation establishes the following facts: "The abolition of corvee or enforced labor on the roads by the people of : Hayti, which had be? n in affect und??- ' the supervision of the gendarmerie of Hayti, in accordance with the rural code of that country since 191G, was directed in an order issued by the commandant of the gendarmerie to take effect on October 1, 1918. "The order was not obeyed at Hinche , and Maissade. "The unauthorized corvee continued until March, 1919, when it was stopped by Brigadier General A. W. Catlin, United States^ Marine Corps, the then brigade commander, who ma.de a per-, sonal investigation of conditions at Hi ache and Maissade at that tin e. "During the winter of 191S 'and 1919 ; there was a serious increase in tiie ac? tivity of bandit bands, conditions final-. ly becoming so grave that the gen? darmerie of Hayti was unable to han? dle the* situation single-handed, and in March, mir?, the marines wen brought into tha district ;' Hinche to take charge of the sit nation. "Nearly all the witnesses examined ? r.tated it to be their opinion that the ions bandit situation in the vicinity! of Hinche was badly handled by the officer who commanded the gendarmerie in the. department of North Hayti (Ma? jor Weils). A number < ' thes< wit n ?ses also stated that the above-men-i t ion cd officer gave his subordinate* offi- ! cers ord ra : i report 'everything quiet,' in . pit c of tl e fee: that < ollii ions with lh i : au:!us were frequently taking place. "'I a, so witnesses also stated that, in their opinion, thie officer desired to conceal the trae stat of affairs from his super! irs, so as to pri vent the gen? darmes being /'?per aii d by the ma? rines, who at thai time were concen? trated at Port au ''rince and Cane Hay-, tian. Some evidence indicates that his ord rs to officers wire partly respon? sible for illegal executions and con t ?nuance of corvee. illegal Executions "During the months or November and December, I918, and January, 1919, several bandit prisoners (names uti? le n o w n ) w ere executed ill egall y a t; Hinche by gendarmes .acting under or-j d ' s. of gendarmerie officers, and there is strong evidence that Gamier Jean, the notary ft Maissade, was kille,| by the gendarme officer on duty at that : ? '?During the invet ti| at ion in M a- a, 1919, I.y the then brigade commander of the conditions existing at Hinche and Maissade, the illegal execution of prisoners mentiom d in tiie preceding . aragraph became known to him. He transferred the officers of the gen? darmerie against vhom charges were made, but took no further disciplinary action in the matter. "We recommend that, the brigade commander be directed lo institut general court martial proceedings against all persons implicated who can be brought within the jurisdiction of the court. "We deem it appro] date to stat-- at this time that the misconduct above outlined is nol indicative of the gen er,;: s^ate of affairs in the gendarmerie of Hayti, I tu that it constitutes an ex e- tion to the gern tal rul? of go id e.. luct on the part of its officers and men. "We found the military situation and general conditions ia Hayti at th( time of our visit there to be excellent from the Marine Corps point of view. .?,?? ??. Battleship Tennessee Begins Her Trial Trip ?<!,)* i dreadnought, Launched ? m Months Ago, Clears - om Brooklyn Yard 'r-d eadnought Tennessee, one powerful lighting ships in . launched four months ago. < eared from Brooklyn navy yard yes? terday on the first leg of hertrial trip, completely fitted for sea service. The great vessel wiH load 1,800 tons of fuel oil at Tompkinsville, S. I., and proceed to Newport. K. I., for torpedoes. Engineers and contractors who con? structed the vessel will be picked- up at Gardiner's Bay, L. I., and will pass on her fitness during her trials. The vessel is equipped w i th^ twelve 14-inch guns, twelve 5-inch guna and has twelve decks. She is 630 feet long and the accommodations for the crew are more comfortable than any other ship has. j The vessel's speed is 21 knots. ' Wife Praises Hu?band, So Friend Steals Him Divorce Granted to Spouse of Millionaires' Chef After He Elopes WHITE PLAINS, N. Y? Oct. 16. - After an unusual story of alleged in? fidelity had been related to Supreme Court Justice Young to-day he signed an order of absolute divorce in favor of Mrs. Zelia Chaudouard against her husband, Louis, a former chef for New York millionaires. Through her attorney Mrs. Chau? douard said that during a voyage to France in 1914 she met Mile. Leontine Thomas, a belle of the Paris boulevards. The two became intimate. To Mile. Leontine she confided what a "wonder? ful husband" she had and told with pride how he was chef for one of the Guggenheim families. When the ship docked in Havre, she continued, Mile. Leontine booked an immediate return passage to America, presented herself to the husband and so completely won him over that he eloped to Europe with her, where sri2 lias since been known as his wife. Detained until after the armistice, Mrs. Chaudouard said she hurried home, only to find her "dream shat? tered" and her husband gone. "No defense was interposed. -_? Beck Says Davis Errs in Calling League "American" Declares invitation to Sit in Council at Geneva Par? allels Offer to Have U. S. Join the Holy Alliance The offer to the United States of membership in the League of Nations has been paralleled for its unaccept ability only by offer of membership in the Holy Alliance, which President Monroe refused, James M. Beck, for? merly Deputy Attorney General of the United States, told a large audience at Cooper Union last night. lie was speaking in reply to an address made there on Thursday night by John W. Davis, Ambassador to England. j Characterizing the covenant of the! league as "a document designad t -v 1 make war rather than to prevent it. Mr. Beck cited the existing upheaval of the nations of Europe to show that .the leatrue, after one and one-half years of functioning, had proved impotent and incapable of doing away with po? litical and industrial unrest in the world. "There is a denial on the part of the supporters of the league." he said, "that it creates a super-state. But I declare that it does create a super- ! state, and on a scale greater than any- j thing ever conceived by men before. "Mr. Davis said the league needed no Americanization, that it breathed | the spirit of Americanism. I disagree with him. The essential 'feature of I Americanism always has been inde- i pendence. I challenge Mr. Davis to ' find one statesman of America, from Colonial days to the present time, who ever has advocated turning over our independence to a council of nine na? tions such as that at Geneva." The power of the supreme council of tli3 league, he said, would make it j impossible for the United States to | handle its Mexican problem, for ex? ample, and would make it necessary that this nation take up arms, if the council so decreed, to defend Japan in case China should, by chance, decide to use force against Japan. It would be possible, he said, for the council to decree that European na- I ?ions might increase their armies and navies, while America would be forced to reduce its fighting forces. The mat? ter of disarmament, he said, would be one for the Supreme Council, most of wl members would represent Euro? pean nations, to pass upon. t "The Constitution of the United States declares that the Conrrress shall have the final word as t > the recula- ' '.ion of the size of our army and our navy," Mr. Beck declared. "Shall we turn over this final word to a council in Geneva ?" He warned against entangling alii- j ancos, adding: "We meddled with !? i umo and gained the enmity of a larfte part of one country; we meddled in Shantung with the same result. As James Mi ?iroe predicted one hundred years ago, such meddling can load t;> no Kuou eithei- for Europe or for the United States.'' Al Olne&s Grave Spe? ? ii , Say? [arm ,;ce and r< % ? iho ;ss ATHEN:'. Oct. 14. ?"ne grave char? acter of the mr.ladj fn m w1 ich King1 ider of G i ece is uffering was ?zed ti lay by Dr. GeorgeVidal.J the noted French specialist, .? o is ins Athens attending the King in th illness] caused by the bite of a monkey nearly1 two ? s.- aire. Dr, Vidal said the; gravity of the King's disea*??? was indi? cated by th persistence of the jaun? dice and fevey, wh ch ?as ed all last night. ?he King appeared to rest calmly I during th< night. To-day's bulletin on his condition said: "The Kin la ?uiet night. His tempei iti re varied from 100 to 104.9. This morning his ti ha i fallen to 100.4. tl ? pulse v ? "Professor Vidal continues to be : eve the strong constitution of the King warrants hope for his rcc> Police Shoot at [Thief in Chase On Fifth Ave, Robher, With Four Others Interrupted in Attempt to Hold Up a Restaurant in the Shopping Di&triet Exciting Race Follows Fugitive Halted by a Blow From Club; Friend Fourni in House Where Cri m Died John Troy, twenty-on- y, rrs 0]<j sprinted through the ? ? ^ppin? district early yesterday pursued by two patrolmen, who fired tr-i iota h'efo--. they caught up with him and on? ,,' , them knocked him down They arrested Troy on a c'r.r. trying to rob the London ( at 107 West Thirty-fifth Street, whert the chase started. Louis Vros, proprietor of the plac? said four men staggered into ths coffee house and one of therii "Where is the money?" Troy th?n threw some card.. in his face and kicked him in the stomach, Y ros stia. At that mome.i Patrolmen Walter Clancey and Harold J. Bowers ap? peared and a lookout Warm tet, who suddenly sobered up and seat tered. The pate Trov east on Thirty fifth Street, : ? Fifth Avenue. The f igil east on Forty-second Street early commuters in front of the Grand Central Station, and reached Third Avenue before the polii emen were close enough to use a club. Troy fell when he was hit, but picked himself up and tried to go on. After repeated blows he surrendered. Patrolman Bowers broke his right wrist in a fall during the chase. While Troy was being led to ths Thirtieth Street station James J. Ready, thirty years old, was arrested as one of the four w] :[0 wa3 taken in his room at 158 West Thirty fourth Street, where Edward Hail Crim, a West Virginia banker, was found dying on August 8 of morphine poisoning. At that time Ready w?s arrested, but was dis -en he showed that some one had. forced the door to the room and h Crim, while Ready was in the Herald Square Hotel. Ready and Troy wer" arraigned be. fore Magistrate Raphael Tobias in Jef? ferson Market court and were $5,000 bail for examination Tuesday. Both said they lived at 105 West 138th Street. <j Y ros. the restaurant proprietor, iden? tified them as members of the r.old-up gang. They coi fessed, according to th? police. A description or the pang apreos with that of four rien who visited the Epicurean Restaurant, at Seventh Ave? nue and Thirty-fifth Street, shortly before the attempt to rob the London Coffee House. One of them seized an at pie and ran out, and when the cashier failed to pursue him the others departed. Yesterday's arrests disclosed the rob? bery of the Liberty Restaurant, in Seventh Avenue, near Thirty-eighth Street, on Tuesday night. Wnile wo men, wearing caps, leveled revolvers at about fifteen casi? mers two others took $135 from the cash register. The pro prietor said the police asked to disclose the incident, so that they might have a better chance to catch the men. 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