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Flat Denial of Varotta Crime j Knf?ue?c Tolls Jury He Never Saw Parents of Kidnaped and Slain Boy to Demand a Ransom Sister Falls in Faint Italian Declares Confession ; Was Beaten Out of Him ' by Police and Is False | Roberto K.ifTae'.e, first of the men to be placed on trial for the murder of! five-year-old iuseppe Carotta, took ? the stand in his own defense yesterday before Judge Talley and .. jury in Gen- : oral Session*. Raffaele, a slight, ner- ! vous man, almost boyish in appear? ance, is one of the five men who have been awaiting trial in the Tomb? for the murder of the boy. kidnaped fror.i bis home, at 354 East Thirteenth Street, on May 24. Two others, also under indict nient, are .?til! at large. Raffaele was ?warned frequently by Judge Talley to speak so that be might be heard by the jurymen, lie spoke almost continually through a handker? chief which he held at his mouth, and when be put this away he substituted his necktie. The defendant said that he hnd never seen Salvatore Varotta, the boy's father, until after ho had been arrested or. the night of June 2, and he also stated that the first time he saw Mrs. Varotta was on the morn? ing of June o, when, he declared, he visited the house in Thirteenth Street for the first time, accompanied by De? tective Sergeant Michael Fiaschetti, in charge of the Italian squad. Both Mr. Varotta and Mrs. Varotta bad previ? ously testified that the defendant hnd appeared at t-hoir house on the night of June 1 and demanded ?500 for the safe return of little Giuseppe. Sister Faints In Courtroom At the close of the day's testimony Raffaele remained in the courtroom and was visited by his mother, Mr?vi Josephine Raffaele, and his sister, Mrs. | Sam Piantadosa. The latter had only i spoken a few words to her brother when she fell fainting into the arma of Marc Moustcki, the court inter? preter, who caught ber. Other atten? dants helped to carry her out and she was later revived. During cross-examination by Assist? ant District Attorney Brothers, Raffaele was shown a confession which he had written and signed at Polico Head? quarters after his arrest. The defend? ant identified it, but declared that tho statement, except for the name and Kd'.iresa, was untrue. He declared that he had written it at the dictation of Detective Fiaschetti only after he had been beaten by the latter and other de? tectives with a rubber hose and sticks until hi3 body was sore and bruised. Varotta, too, Raffaele said, beat him at Police Headquarters, striking him _ on the hands and in the side with a stick. Raffaele denied tlj* he had ever Bought money from t*to Varottas. He also denied any knowledge of the kid? naping and subsequent drowning. Mrs. Antoinette Varotta, mother of the murdered boy, testified at the morn? ing session of the trial. She repeated the story her husband had told regard? ing the disappearance of the boy and the receipt o: letters demanding $2,500 for his return. She told of visits to her house from Mr3. Antonio Marino and Mrs. Santo Cusamano, the wives of two of the defendants awaiting trial. She declared that. Raffaele came to the house on the night of June 1 and asked for $500 for the return of Giuseppe. ?-^ Thirteen Women Answer Summons of Mr. Pell New York Council of State De? mocracy Organized to Elect Assemblymen Thirteen women and two men re? sponded yesterday afternoon to the call of former Representative Herbert Pell jr. for a meeting to organize the New York City Council o* the Eui? : re State Democracy at the Hotel Commodore. Mr. Pell is the new chairman oc the Democratic State Committee. In the absence yesterday of Mrs. Charlea L. Tiffany, regional vice-chairman of the new organization, Mrs. Charles E. S - monson, a former Republican, pro de-;. Chairman Pell explained the object of the new Empire State Democracy to be to elect Democratic Assemblymen, 80 that the reactionary policies of Gov? ernor Miller, as he styled them, might be successfully combated. Mr. Pell attacked the Governor, Senator Lusk, the invasion by the state of New York City's right to home rule, and the new moving picture commission, which wa3 organized, he said, in violation of a proper principle in government. Ho said Governor Miller's economies in state administration were brought about largely by tricky bookkeeping, and that the highways of the state were beinrr neglected. "The Democratic party," said Mr. Pell, "is the party of ail the people. There is no group so rich that it can buy us, and no group to numerous that it can intimidate us." Mr, Pell said the new organization would not concern itself with the elec? tion of a city ticket this year nor with Con gres et. on and Senators next year. Canada Hurries Beer in Vast Quantities South Across U. S. MONTREAL, Au?. 18. The ruling of Secretary of the Treasury Motion that Hquor may be shipped from one conn try to another through the United States, resulted to day in the move Bent southward of many thousands of gallons of beer. The shipments mainly are uonsigned to the West iniiii>--, the Guianas, and Ontra! and South American countrii I VOL I " EXPERIENCE " Broarfwai wt r hard ; ?.-? . M 18th St. A I rorninc VVM.tM K 1,1 ll> -un']t?y "Till. HK1 I. I>l(.i.(.i;s ? I A L T 0 Betty Compsna in . 'MKS "At U>? End ?! tit? World" comin? A THOMAS "mE.GHAN Sund*y in '*< Arn Bit KS." ?R?TERION fr?ofam CAPITOL ? ?-< ; ',/ / ? ? ?.< ?,?* A VlfK.IV ?M?M)!-1. With IV.irl tVhlt? Chorus ?.' 75 i :??'.? <..,(/ :\ v . i- . 81 OHg? "THE OLD NUT." 5?BB m? CONSTANCE TALMAD? TRANSI" "WtDDlNC BELLS." f, , j7 ??. Br ?r.ri? ?i- f.* Torr?, VUilinl ? ?**t?r<L?-1 * W.J.HNA SI RAIT ^y ?or?s? Rills inn .? i . bar ? ' ""? ?> ' ??"?'" '??* tt !? ,,. ., ? <>? y.-'j-tr, ,.???.???? ' ? ? t?OI , ?? fhl) ' U *U Aam '?? um '? " ' "*? ***? Wor?i Hill?, t.. '? Hammeratein Transfers j Chief Efforts lo London j Restrictive Laws Here and High Cost of Production In- j spire Change Arthur Hammerstein announces that he will transfer the bulk of his theatri- ; cal producing activities to London. Re? strictive laws that menace amusements and the high cost of production in New : York account for his determination toi minimize his theatrical offerings it) America. Mr. Hammerstein has organized an English theatrical corporation and has acquired two of London's West End theaters to house its productions. It is his purpose to bring to the United Slates such of his pieces as receive the I stamp of London success. His London season will begin in Jan? uary at the Lyric Theater with Frank' Tinney, in "Tickle sie." In March he will present "Tumble In." with Peggy O'Neill, and then, in succession, "Ka- ' tinka," "You're in Love." "Sometime," "Somebody's Sweetheart." "Coat Tails," "Jimmie," "Always, You," "De Luxe An? nie," "The Front Seat" and "The Ground Moor." The last two are dra-| malic nieces which are first listed for American production. Before departing for London, in December, he will pre? sent a musical comedy called ' The Golden Bantam," which is the work of! Otto Harbach and Herbert Stothart. i Press Club Head Admits He Issued Inaccurate Letter Declared Second Mortgage Was Retired fay History Scheme, but Fails on the ? Stand to Recall Facts! - Edward Percy Howard, president of the. New York Press Club, was at one j time known as 1'ercy Linden, while lie ] was on the stage, according to his test:- j mony yesterday before former Supreme Court Justice Peter A. Hendiick, who: is sitting as referee in the investiga- j tion of the affairs of the club. Thii- i fact was one of the few things that Mr. ? Howard was able to remember during ? his examination. After severe pressure by II. Francis Dyruff, counsel for the petitioners, he finally admitted that Statements con? tained in a circular letter he had sent to members of the club after the court proceedings were institute were inac? curate. This letter was circulated as justification of his six years' adminis? tration as president, of the club. In it ? he had said the $25,000 sccoi.d mort- I gage of the club had been retired by the World War History solicitation scheme, but. in his testimony he was not able to remember anything con? crete about the second mortgage trans? action. During the h"aring he testified that persons who Bi.bscribed to the World War History, promoted by John J. Wohltman, were placed on the pre? ferred list of the clue, and invited to its functions. Y/ohltitan received 60 por cent of the proceeds of this solici? tation. It was also bronrbt out that one member. Monte Cutler, had been "ad? monished" by the hoi.id of trustees of the club for having criticized the World War History scheu Cutler was brought before the board and sub? jected to an examination. During the course of this examination, according to affidavits produced, Walter E. War? ner, who is alleged to have been sitting unconstitutionally as a member of the board, said to Cutler: "As a reporter for many years you must have done many favors for men who are well to do. Don't you think thai you and men like you should be willing to let. the club benefit now by capitalizing these favon for the i:\;h.'" Howard said that he knew nothing about the foundation :'und, of which the club's records shuwed ho war, pre i dent during 1917. Letters soliciting membership in the club under this foundation fund, signed "Edward Percy Howard," were introduced, but Howard repudiated the signature. Creation of Permanent Court Of World Justice Assured GENEVA, Aug. 18. -Creation of the i permanent Court of International Jus : tice is assured, it is announced here. I The Secretariat of the League of Na I tions has been informed that Spain and Hayti soon will deposit their ratifica? tions of the agreement to establish the \ court, and when they are received the number of nations which have de? posited ratifications will have reached , twenty-four, the requisite number. "A Sensational Triumph" lim? wrote the critic? a decade ago ?liter (hey had been heir] spellbound by George Arliss' masterly imper? sonation of the great dramatic liiere ot Benjamin Disraeli, who lose lo the proudest position in the British I.jnpire. Ami now again in ln< lern^rkable film version tli.it l is made of tin? internationally renowned play- critics an-! public v. ill pay unstinted tribute to the penius and craftsmanship or Cjeorgc Aril'?. ?t*<l by IIRN'P.y KOI.KKU Beginning THIS SUNDAY AtllllHflWWIWI IIIIQV* C9?2AV THE FUNNY PLACE ? UBI AHM l'Ou? ?A/HIMt I Managers Will Not Deal With Actors' Equity' international A q s o c i a ti on Declares it Will JNot Hold Negotiations Now; Opera Group is Imiletl to Join (Governors Board Named _ I Conferences Are licit! With Musicians' Union and Kail l\ enresen tatives _J-I A statement that the newly formed International Theatrical Association | will not at this time attempt any nego? tiations with the Actors' Equity Asso? ciates was made yesterday iit the fourth day's session of the meetings ^ n< w m progress at the Hotel Pennsyl? vania. Rpear.ing for the Actors' Equity, Dullvell, assistant executive porreta-v. said that while his organization had received no invitation to meet with the managers in the new association it was, nevertheless, willing to meet the. managers half way at any time. Confer With Musicians A conference with representatives of the musicians' union was held during the afternoon, but it was Baid that wages rnd conditions o? employment had not been discussed. Invitations have been sent to the Metropolitan and Chicago Grand Opera companies, offering them membership in the group representing opera, and, should they accept, each would have two representatives on the Board of Govei'nors. Milton Aborn and Fortune Gallo are already slated for election as governors in the grand opera group. Tiie following governors were elect? ed yesterday: Producing Managers? Hr.nry W. Savage und George !'. Broad hurst; Touring Managers' Association? Arthur C. Aiston and Gus Hill; man? agers representing cities of 500,000 population or more-- A. L. Erlanger nnd Lee Rhubert; managers in cities from 200.000 to "?<m.oon population Lee M. Boda and Felix It. Wendel schaeffer; in cities of less than 200,000 population?Nathan Appel and O. S. Hathaway. One of the important matters of the day was the adoption of a resolution providing that no question of policy is to be taken up by the organization as a whole, giving power to the Board of Governors to deal directly with any question in dispute with employees, railroads or other interests. Annual meetings are to be held in New York in June. Ames Lunches With Union Men Winthrop Ames, o? the managers, and Joseph N. Weber, of the American Federation of Musicians, and repre? sentatives of the stage hands, had luncheon privately at the Penni ylvania. Although il T.vus rumored that wages ! was the chief tonic of discussion, the ; rumor was denied by Mr. Ame.-, who i said that it was merely to explain the purposes of the new managers' organi? zation, i Victor Leighton, chairman of the ' transportation committee, held a pre? liminary meeting with representatives I of the railroads on the subject "f rate ; adjustments. The Eastern, New Eng ! land and trunk line passenger associa j lions were represented, Last nicht the managers attended n j banquet at the Pennsylvania. To-day I the Board of Governors will be in scs I sion the greater part of the day. L. I. Train Kills Farmer ! Alcsan?Vr Dursk, Miirfy-seven vpp>! old, a farmer at Woodhaven Avenu? : ; Dr> Ufirl oi Read, Forest Hill , w .-; killed by ?> ) ong Island ra - r d freight train yi I rda ? ? lile ; c ir.R ! rewood along t he emb; nkment nr ir Queens Boulevard and Woodhaven Avenue. Xilbourn Gordon Enters ! Ranks of Play Producers First Offering Will Be "Pot Luck,*' in Atlanlie City, on September 12 Kilbourn Gordon, v." bo for several years has boei . cciated wiiii William A. Brady, t;;:-- season will ?econte a producer under the firm nama of Kil- ? : ? rn ( loi don, Inc. Edward Childs Carpenter, the playwright, will be as-1 sociated with Mr. Gordon in the direc? tion of the productions. Mr. Gordon, who has collaborated on the writing of several plays, intend., to produce a number of new plays this] season, inclu?!!".;,' one by Owen Davis nnd one by Edward Childs (.'arpenter, j His first offering will lie "Pot-Luck," I a comedy by Mr. Carpenter, which will; open a preliminary tour at the Globe Theater, Atlantic City, September 12 nnd be presented in New York early in : October. The cast for "Pot-Luck" will be ' headed by .lames Rennic, Ciara Moores and Rockliffe Fellowes, nnd will in? clude Ralph Dean, Pcrcival T. Moore, Helen Reimer, Beth Franklyn, Ade? laide HibbaTd, Junw ??? Matthews. Itov..: las 1 right, Helen Stewart, Howard! Nugent, fiance.-. Kennan and Arthur Sprague. ?? ? iVcptiine and INymphs In Atlantic City Sept. 7 Fall Pageant to Include Bath? ers' Revue. Chair Parade and Governor's Ball Special Dispatch rn The Tribune ATLANTIC CITY, Aug. 18.- Nop- ; tune, ruler of the seas, will arrive ; in Atlantic City aboard his state barge, ', accompanied by his court of sea! nymphs, on the afternoon of Septem? ber 7, to preside over the Atlantic Cil .? Fall Pageant, to be held September 8. j The Frolique de Neptune, in which thousands of revelers, dressed to rep? resent marine subjects, will dance und later pass in review before the sea go I, in competition for prizes, will be t!..1 feature event of the evening. On the morning of September S there will bo a bathers' revue, in which all, including the police escort, will appear in bathing :-uits. A roller [ chair parade will take ple.ee- in the af : tcrnoon. And on the evening of the ; carnival day all the pier;; of the Te-'-r' i will be turned into ball floor-.. Later there will bo the Governor's ball, a ' formal affair, to be followed by the de riar*ore of Neptune in his barge, ac? companied by his court. It if not :; .own whether they will pull out be? yond the throe or twelve-mile limit to recuperate from the festivities. ___-? The Stage Door ''harten Rtlltnffham announces ttrs pres? entation of Barney Bernard in Aaron Hoff man's play, "Two Blocks Away." at the George M Cohan Theater, on ami;-'-' . l. 1 Mini Belwin I)?.? been engaged by Sam Harris for the leading feminine role In ? Hero." in which KicharU Bennett Will b J .. ? ?? ? Wade Booth will sins ">* leading tenor i -"'?? In Comstnck & <'?.' ? production of I "Chu Chin CUow,' c ; b o ?? i 9 ;'< ptein j b ? r. ! Mary Servoss will have r part In "Other j Lives," by Theresa Helburn anil Edward I 1 loi Oman. The. Yiddish Art Theater at the Garden will open Ita repertoire season un Sop ?? nber ;, with Anaky'a "The Dibbuck." .lohn Flood has been engaged by George Tylor for- en Important role in "The Wren," In which Helen Hayes la to ba starred. ? Ti;<- ?lusical M ilual Protective Union rill gl 1 hi fir ' of a series of concerts I .' ?'?? Lexington Opera House on Sundaj America's Foremost Theatres ami Hits I mlrr t1n> Direction of fee & J. .J. Shuberl CENTURY I2v%v5 "? >?;?^?fc |?E??Ek PROMENADE'?M ?? A Raaular Ployhous?. Not a Midnlcht Shov. NIGHTLY ut 8:15. Mats. To-ni'v* & Wed., 2:15, FIRST MATINEE TO-MORROW (?uni t-;> ,".Y TONS OK ICR THE | KT \Uh\ 77 "'"? ELKANCW pp- Th? W . . . ilay ftid Saturdp.Y Matine?? Will to Resumed Befl'fl NEXT Woek. \ ripping dhow. I' m&m$ms?^. \ mim?c world ,s M'.TIM-i: ?O-MOBROIV, 50c. TO $2.00. . H I I T |4 W it IBVKXINGR AT h 30 30*1? ?T THEATR .. ?. : Tii m'vt W ? 'J U U 45tli St Mau Tu-m'w mid \\i I. OlSl O Si E. OF t?'?'. - M M ? (I P U ? ? B E ? 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' < M0t MM t?y o? un Ship Speeds In \ To Save Life of Girl Voyager Presidente Wilson Docked Hours Ahead of Schedule : Radio Calls Ambulanec and Family of Patient Operation a* Sea Refused Prohibition Deadens Lejjs of Ballet, Says Rosina Gall i on Return From Abroad Several members of the Metropolitan Opera Company returning from vaca-' tions in Italy and a number of the Italian Chamber of Deputies were among the hundreds who experienced the thrills of a race against the proba? ble death et* a passenger while the Presidente Wilson, of the Cosulich Line, which docked in Brooklyn yester? day, was nearing port. The vessel ar? rived under full speed und docked sev? eral hours ahead or. schedule, barely slowing down at Quarantine. Rosa Zeet.ar, twenty-one .soars old, a second cabin passenger, was stricken with appendicitis toward the close of the voyage and refused to permit the chip's surgeon, Dr. Eugene Pirajno, to operate until she had' communicated with relatives in Brooklyn. Captain Et tore Zar decided to put on all speed in an effort to get her ashore alive. An ambulance from Cong Island College Hospital and relatives of the girl had been summoned by wireless to the pier. i When the vessel tied up Rosa was : rushed ashore and to the hospital, i where arrangements had boon made for an immediato operation. Among the artists aboard were Rosina Galli, premier danseuse of the and Joseph Bonfiglio, her cr; Fausto Cleva, assist r of the Metropolitan ;ilio Zalazarri, Chicago ?y bass; Nikolai Sokolofr, of the Cleveland Sym tra, and F -T. Caramanna, aruso's secretary, Metro] dancin ant. c chorus Opera < re pre phony O form :i ly nti Bnrii who said he, brought the first moving pictures of the tenor's funeral and lrtters to members o? Mrs,, Caruso's family. M?lV YORK'S I.KAOIMi THEATRES HEW AMSTERDAM West 42StB/es8]5 H?TS. WED.&SA?. SO^ZS?r? A NAilONAL TRIUMPH ZKFELD HIT/flST" Mwm miller r ?WH ERROL" <& 8L O ?3, BE TME^TTR? HZ A NATIONAL INSTITUTION /%???Mk fia??' i Wfc&biSrf POP. MATINEES WED. & S?T. SEATS AT BOX OFFICE THEATRE W.4-8 ?T. Munc DPAM COME? DANC LAUG ,|C X A ?DY VWH? *$? S^ OF WHALE /ourV^X SHCW EMMA ERNES"T DU'NN C.LEN&IHMH* 50METMINC1 THE FOLK? will Lt?e PRICES 50< TO*"230 i Brenti ."' ut 8 20 -.Ht und ?al . .' .'!'. I 'THE GAYEST CO ME I) \ I EVE It SAW." /?\"'.'/i Turkington. LYNN " F0NT?MNE IBNUT Vil.l BITS THKA "?::: W i ; 31 FIRST NICHT Monday N?xt CMAIU.I - l'il,l,l\(;o a'.i I' i? ?-):-? THE SCARLET MAN A N?wFarce Omddyby Wm. r^Baron ' ?SEATS NOW SKl.l.lN'li. FLEE OE BREEZE AM) EAUGHTEBI A.L. ERLANGER'S MrsjrAI, rriMKnr eiRLSJN BLUE IL1BSRTY OOP MATSVE0? SAT WORLD'S GREATEST SHOW iwilh ANN PENNIINGTQM. (Xk?.aw1"'"1 ? *?"? ?" ? vv,vvt .,: ?. HFRANCINn r.vss vl'O Mais Wed LARRIM I ony M '<; ??? SI M it I '- EBNE3T TRUEX. - B.10 ST MUSIC HALL. I B'wajr k i" P. \V. i SHUFFLE ALONG ^i . ? ?4? With MILLER 4 LYLES, SISSLE & BLAKE.. LEXINGTON ?tl^Wh ^, Gigantic Musical Festival ?/ai'Ri'sl nrrlirntni over nuscmbled In tlip niitialM of Music, i u ipr sing all ib'i ? uni ItiriH fron '????? I'lipltol, lllvoll, Rtiiltu i'rll ? nu h ml Si ran 1 I'lioat reH, New 1 o:k; and I'l entre, Brooklyn, ami oi tn ? UNEXCELLED PROGRAM fCli.inred ?CIkIiUt) NUTI.il CONIifCTOILS I'.\1J\15.\T SOLOISTS Vu'i-nl mi Vornl Sura^Ksi RES I ?IVKI) SKA Tri NOW ON SALB I'rl . - v ? ?lid SI J'nil'-r the. auspices of the Musical Hfutual Protective i nion (Greatest Munirai Or? ganization in the World). I? Auditorium, Ocean Grove, N. J. TOMORROW (SAT.) _ NIGHT Special train after the concert to New York, making local stops TOWN HALL ' , l^J '^ To-morrow Night -^ PUT and TAKE Colorful M,ul ,1 1 M- , '1 ' ' n-i;- ?? i, i i il >'s rRIP?M ?,U? W, i?rtl? tn Bf 'i I??' ?" '(?' . '.'.. I ? ? . ,V ?I I "~* r Prohibition has made it mor? difficult ' to teach the art of the ballet in Amer? ica, according to Signtmrta Galli. "Whon the ballet dancer could have a little drink," ?he said, "it made the legs nimbler. But now the task is trr^ater. It is with difficulty that one makes the intricate steps, and those being instructed aro nach flower in learning." Si koloff said that his search in Europe for new orchestra music ha? been a great disappointment. "Europe is twenty years behind America in ap? preciation of orchestra music," he said, and added that "they haven't the money there to assemble great or chestras." ; Sig.'ior Giuseppe Bottai, an Italian , Deputy and former soldier, said he was ? here to right against the financing of ; Bolshevik propaganda by Italians inj America. The latter, he declared, have been backing the radical movement in ; Italy, and the result has been unem- : ployment ar.d Hardship. Captain Zar said he had heard noth- ] ing ahout his ship having narrowly missed hitting a mine in the Mediter? ranean, a report credited in published accounts here as coming from the cap tain of a French coastwise vessel. The ( aptain said he was on the bridge most of the" time, and would have been noti? fied had a nine been sighted. The Presidente Wilson carried 539 cabin passengers and 789 persons in the steerage. !L^MEE??^S^':'^-S'?:^^^^S Semi-Annual Reductions All White Buckskin Ox? fords Specially Priced, at Lasts and Patterns exclusively our own design. Displayed at Both Shops Built hj IWhjtehouse & Hardy MOA0WW ? 4C;,5TRECT Hi i ?urCTmm Ora* %?! Bis?. ?44 WC5T 42~ STXEET N'EWMORK the new Dramatic and Literarij Critic of the Long one of the leading critics of the coun? try, Percy Hammond now makes his debut in the East as Dramatic and Literary Critic of The New York Tribune. With a critical sense that has won for him a nation-wide reputation Percy Hammond writes in an authoritative?yet entertaining? way about the new books and things theatrical. Coming to The Tribune as he does at the beginning of the theatrical season, with "first nights" nearly every night, Tribune readers have a delightful treat in store for them in Percy Hammond's reviews. Besides his dramatic criticisms Mr. Ham? mond will write the column called "Books" that appears in The Tribune Mondays, Wednes? days and Saturdays. Also he will contribute a weekly article to the Sunday Book Pages. Readers of The Tribune will find his criti? cisms of the new books as authoritative and entertaining as his dramatic criticisms.