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Be Celebrated Without Parade $ride?prcad Unemployment Given as Reason; Unions Which Suffer Most Vote In Favor of Marching Outing Will Be Big Event -La Guardia and Haskell to Be Amona: Politicians Who Will Make Appeal There will be no Labor Day parade to-day- It will be the first Labor Day j_-jsny years without one. Organised IxkoT decided by vote against the dis? bar. The unemployment situation ws? toc serious, it was decided, to warrant t_e expediture of money for bunds, urn form-*, placards and banners. ??The vote stood about 50-50," sai<i John Sullivan, president of the Centra! Trades and Labor Councii, last night "and ?t V/3S decided that it would b< ?x-tter not to have the parade tnn year." Prosperous Unions Oppose Parade Alhtough the prevalence of imem ployaient was the reason for abandon i_g the parade, the unions which votei ?gainst the project were those most o whose members have steady work, sue! u the building trades unions. Th aupporters of the parade idea wer ajosily unions with large numbers o men out of work. Th" latter were inclined to think tha the parade might be made a means o bringing to public attention the larg number of jobless men in the citj Their more prosperous fellows vote down the plan. Although most c their members are employed, they ar taxed voluntarily for the benefit c the unemployed, many of their niembei contributing to the relief funds of les fortunate unions. These later, in some instances, at contri..-t.r.g -3 much as $10 a wee for each member of the organization, was said, toward the relief of membei who were out of work. Outing at Duer's Park The most important celebration < the day will be the outinjr of America Federation of Labor unions which a) affiliated with the Loyal Labor Legic of New York City. The outing will I held at Duct's Park, Whitestor.e Lam in? The speakers at the outing will i dude Fiorello H. La. Guardia ?* Judge Reuben L. Haskell, both cand date? for the Republican nominati? for Mayor: Judge John J. Freschi, Paul A. Vaccarelli, president of t'. Loya! Labor Legion; J. Gustave V. Lui and James E. Gurney. Governor H. ?. Allen of Kansas, wl v/as invited, wrote that he could n attend, but sa:d the new constitute with his _; provai in every partie !_- except that which reserved to lab the right to strike. President Vaccarelli answered th the legion also disapproved using t strike as a weapon but that in t absence of laws creating arbitrati courts the strike was often the woi era' only recourse against in,ju_ti< Mayor Hylan and Henry J. Currnn m attend the gathering. Jealousy Blamed For Mysterious Murder in Hallwa Photograph? and Letters Nuineror > Women Foui in Room of Furrier, O Hi? Afternoon Compani Detectives of the East Thirty-li Street police station investigat;ng murder Saturday night of George E a Greek furrier, living at 239 E Twenry-eighth Street, are working the theory that jealousy was the i tive of the crime. The first report Detective William A. Carlson, whe handling the case, includes the na: of half a dozen women whose ph' graphs and letters were found in murdered man's rooms. H?3 relati *-v;th two of them are being inve ted with especial care. r' there is a French girl nai Julia,.with whom he broke two mor ?i?o. when he met the second wima <-'U!, blond German from Hcbol according to the dead man's nepi -Ji.a.i Day, of the firm of uay Eh n ?'??Tiers,' of 404 S xth Avenue, friendship was resumed tw ?? The blonde aceomTlanie<-,. Mm to looms at 2:30 Saturday afternoon, cording to his n^igubors, a/id i /rn there with him until 8:30. except *-'ne time which they passed dining together, ?she was with him jvhen left the apartment for the last t hut he is thought to have been a when he was shot down in the dark: 1 ' ?-??:r? on his return. Only the first and third floors of Senc-mcnt are lighted after 10 o'cl Judging by the footstep? heard a ihe shooting bv the neighbors, ?fere too frightened to look out the hall, several men must havo 1 lying in wait for him in the dark ; sageway on the first floor. Robbery is thought out of the q tien a-: a motive, as a gold watch found on the furrier's body. The i impo?tant clew discovered so fa the !evolver with which he was ki tut the police refused to tell whej ^'as found. They declared enough c-m.tantiai evidence has been bro _o light to make arresta within the few days ?kely. Russia Claims Control O? Afghan Gate to lm Announcement Is Made Tr< Giving Reds Rights Britai Sought Has Been Signed .RIGA, Latvia, Sept. 4 (By The A c;atfd Press).-~The government Afghanistan has ratified the Rt Afghan treaty, says a dispatch to ;*> the official Bolshevik News Ag< ?he treaty, it is understood in ] Rivea Russia a large measure of ?rred rights to Afghanistan, ?idered the gate to India, over w Russian and English diplomacy contested nearly a centupy for d ?^?ting influences. ??he favorable action of the Af? government toward Rusaia came? cording to other advices received i ??jBultaneously with interruptior -"Vghan-British negotiation? fo ??nular agreement. ? ia pointed out that the Af ?*?ty forms the final link in a c J^i'ig Soviet Russia a favored ??n with at] her Mahametan n \?.T*.~nationalist Turkey, Persia Amaniatan?and leaves Ruaai P?ace with all neighboring coun *?*P- Japan and Rumania. 1,-.-:-!-. Everybody Work and Restore Public Confidence*. Davis's Labor Day Plea - WASHINGTON, Sept. 4?Secretary James J. Davis, of the De? partment of Labor, called upon everybody to work for the general good, in a Labor Day statement. He said, in part: "Cabor Day this year calls everybody to work. And there never was a day when work?a new kind of work?was more plentiful than it is in the day of widespread unemployment, as now. "The work to be done is to improve the present situation. And anybody can take a hand. "The business leader must work to start the wheels of industry i going again, and bid farewell to wartime profits. "The toiler must work among his kind, for the creation of a spirit willing to bid goodby to unreasonable demands. "The banker must work, to provide credits for the re?stablishment of business. The skilled engineer must work to cut down costs. "There is that kind of work for every man, woman and child in the country. We all must labor to build up the old spirit of confidence in our people. "Labor Day used to be thought of only as labor's day. This year and from now on, it is everybody's day. "No man prospers unless his nation prospers with him. That is why Labor Day this year takes on this new significance. This year it is no idfe holiday. It should be a day of dedication for everybody, for j the good of the nation." Harding To-davl C? al Will Be a Guest! In Atlantic Citv -1?_ ? (Continuad from pas? ?if I ing the month of September." He gave no intimation, however, that the time : of his visit was so early. Heavy Sea Running None of the city officials was ap? prised of the coming of the President, so far as could be learned to-night, : and no attempt at staging an offici;! ! welcome was contemplated. This is i j President Harding's first visit to At- i i lantic City since his inauguration. The Mayflower, the Presidential j ! yacht, draws too much water to navi j gate the narrow channel leading into i ?bsecon Inlet, and the navy quickly if- \ ranged to land the President and his i ! friends from a sub-chaser. Captain George B. Gale, harbor j master, and Captain Clarence Starn, a local pilot, expressed doubt whether it i would be advisable to attempt to land the President's party in the heavy sea that was running to-night. The sub-chaser returned to port late ? ! to-night Ensign Donohue said he I had not'sighted the Mayflower and it 1 was his intention to stay anchored ! I until to-morrow. Rand School Must Obtain License or Face Prosecution ___________ ! Lee Says Hillquit Will Bring Action to Test Lusk Law ; Suit To Be Based on Free ? Speech Contention ; An official of the Attorney General's i office said yesterday that if Algernon I Lee, formerly Socialist Alderman, car? ries out his threat to open the Rand School of Social Science in East Fif? teenth street on September 26 without j : complying with the Lusk law, which re- j | quires that private schools obtain Ii- \ censes from the State Board of Re- j gents, an action will be brought against i the school. Mr. Lee authorized Morris Hillquit to say that the Rand School will not take out a license, but will attempt to test the constitutionality of the law on the ground "that teaching is exempt from prohibitions, that speech is free 1 before the lav/ and that property rights are inviolate." The law was passed by the last Leg? islature for the sole purpose, Mr. Lee said, of interfering with Socialist schools. The penalty provided is a maximum of sixty days' imprisonment for any sch?->ol director who fails to j obtain a license, "If Mr. Lee carries out his threat, | action will be taken at once to stop the Rand School on the ground that its op 1 eration without a license violates a : statue," said an official of the Attor? ney General's office. The Rand School, which was sub j jected to various raids when the Lusk j committee investigating radicalism [ was activ? two years ago, is now the ; city's chief center for Socialist '< propaganda. It has announced that, beginning September 2-3, it will open various courses in history, economics and literature, in which these studies will be taught with a view of "showing up" capitalism. The school has enrolled several thousand students. Mr. Hillquit said if the refusal of the school to take out a license is car? ried into the courts he expects to show that the Lusk la'v is an attempt to censor speech before it is uttered. Kentucky Governor Loses Part of Pajamas in Fire ? Baggageman Says He Carried j Morrow From Hotel Room; State Executive Denies It Special Dispatch to The Tribun? LOUISVILLE, Sept. 4.?-Governor j Edwin P. Morrow lost part of his pa- ! jamas when fire trapped him in his | room at the Seelbach Hotel here early ? this morning. Mr. Morrow was res? cued by Patrick Flynn, head baggage- | man, who carried the Governor from j the room. According to the official report, Mr. : Morrow's bed caught fire from a lighted ! j cigarette. The Governor , who returned to ! ! Frankfort immediately after the fire, : '? denied over the telephone to-night that | ; he was carried from his room. He ? ? said he awoke, found the bed afire ? and called, in men who extinguished the b'aze. Flynn, however, declared that he was in the front of the hotel when he heard cries of "Help, fire!" Looking up he said he saw Kentucky's Chief Executive with his head out j oi the window, "Don't jump; hold steady," Flynn j called out. The head baggaeman re- j lated how he obtained a paes key and j ran to the Governor's room. Smoke ' was pouring from the transom. The hall was filled with guests clad in night clothes. When he opened the door there was a blaze between him and the Governor, the baggageman said. He fought his way through the smoke, he declared, and carried the Governor to the hall. Put Summer Clothes Away in WHITE TAR GARMENT BAGS Protect Them Against Moth? Holiday Exodus Of 2,000,000 Taxes Trains and Boats Subways, "L" and Ferries Crowded With Pleasure Seekers Bound for Nearby Resorts Over Labor Day New York City is a "deserted vil? lage" to-day. The population is shrunken by at least 2,000,000, accord? ing to conservative estimates, while that number of its citizens are meas? uring their specific gravity in the ocean or breathing the ozone of the mountains. Reports from the various railroads tend to show that almost every one who possessed $5 and no responsibili? ties has added himself to the double holiday exodus, or the biggest $5 worth he can squeeze out of it. Those less fortunate in their finances have been jamming the subways, elevated roads and ferries, bound for local watering places, since Saturday noon. Newspaper men, watchmen, the police and railroad operatives comprise the only occupations that can be definitely placed in the city. All the railroads running into New York City report the heaviest traffic in years during the last week. And in order to bring this crowd home it will be necessary to run from two to five extra sections on all incoming trains to-night and to-morrow morning. The Contrai Railroad of New Jersey reports its week-end traffic to be ten times greater than that of the usual week-end. Trains returning from As bury Park and Atlantic Highlands will j run as many as six and seven sections j to-night. The Atlantic City trains wih j run three extra sections. All through ? eistward bound trains will run from ' one to three extra sections. The Pennsylvania Railroad Station i was crowded by 150,000 persons yes- j terday, it was estimated, and the New j York Central reports the biggest Labor ; Day crowd in the history of the road. The New York, New Haven & Hartford ? Railroad has arranged for three, four | and five extra sections to incoming ? trains to-night and to-morrow morn- j ing. Local subway, elevated and ferry traffic carrying crowds to Coney Island, Brighton Beach, the Rockaways, South Beach, Manhattan Beach and Island j City has been taxed to the limit since ! Saturday noon. 4,059 Added to N. Y. Payrolls in a/ Last Four Weeks Government Industrial Sur? vey Shows Metropolis Is One of 38 Centers Increasing Employment This City Is Third on List Figures Indicate Probable Start of "Up-Hill Climb to Normal Conditions" : Front The Tribune's Washington Bureau WASHINGTON, Sept. 4.?New York City is included among the thirty eight industrial centers of the country which on August 31 reported an in? crease in employment over the previous month, according to the in?u-strial sur? vey made public to-day by Francis I. Jones, director general of the United States Employment Service. A total of 4,059 more men were on industrial pay roll?, of New York City on August 31 than on July 8J- This showing was exceeded only by Chicago, Cleveland and Youngstown, Ohio. The survey embraced sixty-five in? dustrial centers. In all, 1,428 firms, each usually employing more than 500 workers, or a total of 160,000, are cov? ered. On August 31 these firms had 16,369 mire employees than they car? ried in July. Industrial classifications showing in? creases in employment are food and kindred products, textiles and their products, iron and steel and their products, leather and its finished products, stone, clay and glass products, ' metals and metal products other than ? iron and steel, tobacco manufactures ; and railroad repair shops. All other classifications show a decrease. "At first glance," said the director general, "the figures would seem to show that the low point in the present severe depression has been reached and passed, and that the country has at last definitely set out on th? long uphill climb to normal conditions and better times. Agricultural Activity "While this deduction probably is true, it would be a mistake to imbue i the figures with a signifiaance not strictly in accordance with the facts. ! Hence, in any just appraisement of the | situation it must be borne in mind j that the improvement shown can be j traced in great measure to the vast I agricultural activities of the month, j and that as yet the major manufactur | ing, mining and transportation inter j erts have given less conclusive evi I dence of the value and permanency of ! ?,uch small gains as they may have ex | perienced. "A happy augury is the very general increase in building operations, th..? survey showing that present activities in this line are greater than at any time since the nation entered the wa** "G'yher encouraging features are the generally bountiful harvest, indica? tion's of improvement in iron and steel, marked reemploymyent in rail? road occupations, the approaching de? pletion of manufactured stocks, and the continued strength of the textiles, par tieuiarly of cotton. "A marked increase in industrial optimism is noted, business men gener? ally inclining to the belief that the worst part of the depression is ended and j that the future* will witness improve- j ment of a healthy and lasting charac- ' ter, even though it be somewhat slow in developing." New York Director's Report District Director F. J. Riker, 120 East Twenty-eighth Street, New York City, made the following report: "Textiles and clothing report fair business. Shoes and leather goods manufacturers report plenty of work on hand and favorable prospects. Food j products are fairly active. Building is gradually increasing. Retailers con? tinue to buy very cautiously, but re- I port steady buying on the part of the j public. Chemicals, oil refineries and | metal products continue to reduce ? forces. Business men look for gradual i improvement this fall, but no decided chantre for the better until spring." ' Rail Funding Bill Held Cure For Labor Ills Eugene Meyer Jr. Declares Roads Would Take On Men; Supply Industries Could Put idle to Work Aid to General Business Demand for Ties, Iron, Steel Would Have Far-Reach? ing Effect on Other Trade Passage of the Townsend-Winslow j Railroad Funding Bill would greatly I minimize the country's unemployment ! problem in that Vit would put a mil- : lion more men to work," according to a statement issued yesterday by Eugene Meyer jr., managing director of the | War Finance Corporation. He asserted that the financial relief ' thus given the railroads would not only enable them to employ many more men directly, but that the increased needs of the roads for materials In such case would indirectly bring about the em? ployment of great numbers of men now idle. in one portion of his statement, Mr. Meyer sounded an optimistic note, de? claring that "there are indications of a resumption in general business, which may bring about, ultimately, a better industrial condition." More : money for the building interests, to ' relieve the housing situation, is an imperative need, he asserted, but he found "a distinct tendency toward easier money conditions" as a "favor? able symptom." Meyer's Statement Mr. Meyer's statement reads as fol j lows: "Labor Day finds the country con j fronted by a problem of unemploy i ment unprecedented in magnitude I within the experience of the last, quar I ter of a century. It behooves all good citizens to ? consider proper steps to I remedy this condition. "A considerable part of the existing ; unemployment is due to the position in ! which the railroads find themselves? short of funds and unable to make ? their normal purchases and do their j normal repair and equipment work. "Employment of a million men ', would, in my opinion, follow the pas I sage of th. Tcwnsend-Wilson funding bill, according to the testimony which ; I offered to the Congressionl coni ' mittees considering the measure. "My estimate, I believe, is a conser? vative one. No one in a position of even a small degree of responsibility at such a time, whether public or private, can afford to make false or misleading statements. I therefore made the state? ment concerning the effect of the pro? posed legislation with a full sense of responsibility for that statement. '"Not, only would the railroads, by the passage of the bill, be put in the position of meeting their unpaid ac? counts, already past due, but they would be able to go ahead with their main? tenance - of - way and repair-of-equip ment work. This would directly employ a very large number of men. Counts on Indirect Labor "In addition to this direct labor we ? could count on the indirect labor in? volved in producing and transporting Irmber for ties and the iron and steel used for maintenance and repairs. Here also is to be counted the labor in the mining of the ore, the transportation thereof, the mining of the coal and the manufacturing of the coke to turn the ore into iron and steel, the labor in the iron furnaces, in the steel plants and in the finishing plants. "The employment of all these men would give them and their families an enlarged purchasing power, which in turn would put large additional num? bers of men to work." Present "indications of a resumption in general business," Mr. Meyers said, Lord & Taylor We Wish To Announce A Change in Store Hours Today, Labor Day, the store will be closed all day. Beginning Tuesday, September 6, we will close daily at 5:30 P. M. September Is Here! September is the entrance to Fail, with chil? dren entering school, town houses being re? opened and new clothes to be selected. We are in a complete state of readiness in all de? partments to show you things new and charm? ing from Europe and America?and the much lower plane of prices will attract you. See pur advertisement in this paper Tuesday morning hold "prospects of a greater degree of employment in other directions." He amplified this in one important phaso as follows: "The demand for raw cotton and cotton goods means that thirteen ?southern atates, with a population of close to 30,000,000, whose buying power has been reduced to a minimum j since the beginning of this year, are ! being restored to a normal purchasing I power. "The increasing, movement of cotton j will permit the Southern banks, both ] large and small, to liquidate loans, the frozen credits thus being thawed out." Resumption of Normal Stocks Resumption of the carrying of nor? mal stocks by manufacturers, jobbers and retailers was urged by Mr. Meyer. "Business has gone from an extreme of overstocked warehouses to an under? stocked condition at low prices," he said. "There is nothing new in this. it ?3 the usual result of declining prices and lack of confidence produced by losses. But the sooner we get over our fear concerning commodity prices the better it will v?e for the entire country." He made the following comment on the housing situation: "The housing needs are large, but building still waits a supply of money on mortage at reasonable cost and a settlement of labor conditions, as well as a readjustment of the cost of build? ing materials. "Revival of the building business would put more men to work than that of any other industry. It would mean direct and indirect labor in great vol? ume." As a summary of his views, Mr. Meyers said: "I believe the possibility of meeting the unemployment situation promptly and effectively lies in the revival of those fundamental and essential activi? ties which involve large quantities of raw and finished materials, transporta? tion and labor in construction. "I believe that it is within the power of those responsible in the govern? ment, in banking, in commerce and in industry to make actual the things which are possible. It remains to be seen whether intelligent management ,..j- v? nnnli'd by t-e people of this country to the solution of the prob? lem. "Let us work to that end." r ?? ! Miss Cade Passes Kingston Girl Swimmer Cheered on Trip From Albany to N. Y. City KINGSTON, N. Y., Sept. 4.-*Mlss Millie Gade, the Danish swimmer, who left AJbany Friday morning to swim the Hudson River to New York, pastee/ j the lighthouse at Kingston Point ; shortly before noon to-day. She was j swimming with apparent ease ?boat | fifty feet from 3hore. A large number of spectators on the [ river bank and in boats cheered her. Flavor ? Strength Every cup of Gives genuine satisfaction and solid comfort This Establishment will be CLOSED LABOR DAY?Monday, Sept. 5th. Store Hours: 9 A. M. to 5:30 P. M. thers West 42nd Street (Between Fifth and Sixth Avenues) West 43rd Street The Following Sales for TUESDAY: An Initial Showing of Smart AUTUMN MILLINERY for Women Tuesday, at the Special Price of $10 Distinctive models in "V/TODISH HATS fashioned of Plain or large, medium and ??-?-?- Panne Velvet and Hatters' Plush?Velvet small shapes, suit- vvi11 e^er be?a favor.ite beca"se ?f its appropriate ,ii t * ness i?r a*l occasions, bimply trimmed with able tor street Black Cire ribbon, ornaments and feathers, also or sport wear embroidered. MANY ARE COPIES of IMPORTED MODELS. Extraordinary Values in Fur-trimrned AUTUMN SUITS for Women at $75.00 (Si?34to44) DEVELOPED in the choicest new fabrics, including Mochatex, Suede Velour and Duvet de Laine with large collars of Mole, Nutria and Australian Opossum. A wide range of colors: Beaver, Brown, Sorrento or Navy Blue, Volnay Red and Black The tailoring cannot be excelled; handsomely sili\ lined. The Dominant Style Tendencies in Women's Distinctive FaS! Frocks are reflected in Our Advance Showing of Street, Afternoon and Evening Gowns. Prices ranging from $35 to $295 (European and American styles represented.) DESIGNS of marked individuality, trimmings of resplendent beauty, rich and harmonious colorings, dis? tinguish this showing in which Fashion's vogue for the season is amply reflected. Autumn Footwear for Women While all the Autumn Footwear is moderately priced, the models marked at $9.75 and 10.75 pair are greater values than any we have offered for many seasons. Smartness, Quality and Price are the three predominating features in these models. This season's newest ideas in fashionable Footwear for Women and Young Women. Suitable for Street or Dress Wear, also walking models.