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to-day; fair and avarmer to-mor?
row: fre*h nnrthwest wirads, |
roll Report on ragc fii?
(Includitlg Sports)
PTVF f !'*\'fr< '" M'>nh..t?HT.. Ttrrmklvn
1 * * ? ' y ? '?> I >^ ,u?l The llront
nsiv rrvn
gerlin Given
Hint of Foree
gv Poincare
fT0% Rrt;tn>x Fi?:1n .<>
Mhr?" ;,< \?'tioii .f
(3$fShrft* Ei {,i< Terms,
j|c fftt^uvr- Deputies
jlflies to Supporl
policv, He Asserts
Varning Regarded as Vn
jwer to VI irth's Plea
fhal Teutons Can'f Pay
7 rilbur Forresl
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PARIS. April 1 ? F ;' "?"?' c
mnied G?nnany in a apeech ii the
r-ar.bcr of Depul es to-da tl ?' the
..ijiiod war bill wai a iah ! d icument,
hot to be t ' " th al the Gc >oa
teonomic c ' ' t if the
Berlin govei to balk
f. -? ? ? ' rance
vosld ha t<
ileet ' ?
Tbi ? '
the cour."- ; batc 1 rench
yoljeles. r'" ' ; ' "' icction v th
Genoa but toucl ing ? so ? ? Wasbing
? -.-,-??? rt played in
titat fathei ii r '??; ? . Briand Cabinet.
Poincare ' plain that 1 rance
waj entei - oa conference
yitl open eyes, 1 .' her delegates
irould take no parl in any discu3sion
ihero oi ,; r \Tersaillea
(f-.ty in general, or the reparations
Kttli '?'-' cular, and that if
this poinf were raised tho French
jklegatee would hold themselves ready
i- t itl Iraw ?'? - - he gat hi ring
Meant aa Reply to ?\ irth
The Premi< - tatemenl was, in ef
feet, a rej ly to I; e (?- i man i
m'.'.otV thi - iuid rr
;?t the demands of tlic Reparation
bnuaiat on. S was uproari
t-:?!;?; iplauded by the Chamber, which,
vttfcoat a forrnal vote of confidencc,
Jr.dicated to Poincare that it would
wpport abeolutel; tl ?: policies hc set
Poincare reitcrated that France was
ing to Genoa without. committing
Ineu ln advance. He . aid that the
Allies tupported Frauc< in her attitude
tfturard the German war bill, and that
the Enter.te rielegate* at Genoa would
be enswerable to their home parlia
mints for decish i i lehed. He s'ald
tbtt the A ..'-? supported the
Trench determii a( - n that no per
ttsneat orgar al hould arise from
the Geru& meeti 6ver$hadow the
League oi Nv
The Premier broui ?- oi I thr prote;t
lude in Berlin ovei the Reparation
Cpramisgion's demand, nnd eruphasijsed
that ?uch tactics weri in vain, He said
that hope ol obtaining at tienoa an
sneiioration of thi ti . of the mora
toriam wa? -
Dept to Stand IJnrhanged
"All the decisiona of the Reparation
Commiasion fhal] stand unchanged," he
*?n*1"oed' ;* ' nly "ri thi? condltion
ttot France will Iend her collaboration
f the Genoa meeting France hay
*orked and will work fot thr better
ftentofEurope at the conference, Al
fnongh the task is not without peril, it
wyetnol with ui grandeur,and France
?... do her utmos! to a sure ita suc
Takin?up ?:.-- French attitude toward
miKuasian Bolshevik delegates at the
3 :''r' ::'' Po^care said the first
?W:. ? ?"' imPose? upon them was
Wowe recognition of th. Russian
E."Td!bt' ' ' ?hare of which
M '? -: ch Pea*ar'ts, and the
tWltutlon bj the Reds of the French
&W ? ' that '-'? been p,l
.iUi.. r,-...,..., ,v ,.,., Boisheviki
?ut ' '?? ofthegrowing
Sleteeei " ' and other cour7
? ne?, rrsp.ee
Idsnli?emand that thc' Russian. ,
H^parantiesof their good faith,
?^fo/':-" ^uaranties were necee
K??Pir0tec< '?' only the AUies but.
Uw mn.fnKPe?plJ themselves. Prom
ar-- n.n ' ' n"'JV' he add('r'' beforc
rrV-iT.' *7:' '? igned or com
?*e reaumed
car* <rcr"'i:';"r- ' entioned b
of Chamber Complete
Deputies' reception
? delegates to
taywhlr, '>;i Ge?rgegeta
of h-7 '"" cl<-ar hn indorsemenf
W 7 " addresses the
the Mi; London Monday
plar for v t0 ,r,-?Pcrate on s
I Mu(7777 " ' , reconstruction.
e?C/ debate in th^ Chamber
IJJJwd around the head of Aristide
^a iU!;7 n'-1 Wa" Premier during the
.,V;V " The negoiia
"' ' resu tant treatioa
,_ 'Continuft! on paj- flve)
^?S. Can'l Pay 19 Cents
Dim to Sl-a-Year Man
Check |Bsl1P{i .,v the xreaBurj
l*> * alifornian M-ivked
' ?? Fiuids*'
Sl ? Ap.-H l. - The Unitec
J ? ' :? St nation ir
? cho, . ' , reasury cannot cash
tte dl -"r 'l''' ?:i"':i t0 one 0l
racn that Berved it
Hu?o I, \- v
lltcrnei '?""?"?'? :' San Franciscr
au, : ?? . :;- a dollar-a-yeai
#nd o?? ?'-' K: Department for twe
t>hths rr;^r to the ar
? , '? ted the check as ?
; Usted tl - effort, ,
y- ' o i . lifornra, t<
<>?, ' '? yesterday, but ncrov:
ftat , ? ???? 'i the- notatio.
tUt uraediately avail
Pu! | .,'7 - ' ' ' - eo'ii
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Churches to Hejoice
Over "U ar on War"
Viewirtg tbe ratlfication of the
j peace trcatie? as the flrst major
I victory In the war against war,
thousanda of churches throughout
! the country wi." hold services of
I rejolcing and thanksgiving to
? morrovi
! rhoV ecrvices tvi]] be held in
| respouse to th. call sent to 100..
000 churches by thi Commission
on International Justice and Good
Will of the Federal Council of the
Churches of Christ in America
lo-day. Ail pastors have been
asked to mako mention in their
sermons 'of thr new epoch on
which the world is starting and
to give public thanka.
ews Summarv
General cesaation of work by
union coal miners marks first day of
8trik?; many non-union men at
-.'. ork.
Prohibition rnforcement agent
forms plan to prevent liquor impor
tations from Bahamas.
Former Emperor Charles of Aua
tria-Hungary dir^ in cxllc.
Poincarc warns Germany Allies
back France in determinstion to ool
Iccl roparatione.
Lloyd George in Oommons Mon?
day to suggest t'icnoa program in
volving ten-yoar holiday in land ar
Itumors of Irish republican coup
d'etat Sunday porsist.
Mrs. Pe.trr Cooper Hewitt aails for
; New York to get lcgal advice,
: Attorney General Paugborty be
gins investigation of Bureau of
Printing and Engraving, where
; twenty-eight officials ^ccre removed
- by Uarding.
French reply to American Rhine
j note is receiyed.
Bornh foTecasts public owhership
I of coal mine? unlejs strike is soon
; retUed.
j Vrteran?' Bureau to investigate its
, Boston and Dallas office?.
Robert. Branwell ROoscvclt dies of
i royaterious auto accident.
JSight-year-old girl bound and
! gagged as TVashiiigton Heights home
' is robbed.
Two barges aunk. as wind scalters
twelvc over bay.
Na'f.ion to bonor last of aoldier
j dead to-day.
Untermyer urges real estato men
to punisb foes of housing bills.
Business men movc to aavp. New
York Navy Yard.
Banton probes Riekard charge of
Three hundred New York veterans
remain at Fox Hills.
Pastor barred from bedside of
dying parishioner in hospital.
Columbia fraternity raen via for
high study marks.
Art dcaler lays failure to falling
out with Mrs. W, K. Vanderbilt.
Friends predict easy renomination
for Calder.
Whalen defends purehaae by city
of old ferryboats.
Election Board deadloeked on the
\ choice of voting machinea.
Brother in seven-year search
tracks down sister'a slayer.
Gunmen kill eneray in Bronx
j candy store.
Amba!?sador Houghton sails for
? Germany.
Chewing gum suspected in Jerecy
{ schooi poiaonings.
Pat O'Hara wins Nortii and South
| goli tournament at Pinehurst.
; Giauta defeat Memphis Southern
Association team, 6 to 2.
Yankees win over Fort Worth by
; three runs in the ninth.
Cambridge crew defeata Oxford on
J Thames.
Francis Hunter wins national in
i door tennis championship from Frank
i Andorsou.
Bunga Buck takes Tnaugural Handi
? cap at Bowic.
Dalias Texas "Lesguers defeat
! Robins, 2 to 1.
Lenine Not Seriously 111
! Run Down From Overwork,
Says Foreign Minister
BERLIN, April 1 t By The Associated
' Press). -George Tchitcherin, Russian
Soviet Foreign Minister, cleared up re
i cent conflicting reports concerning the
j state of Premier Lenine's health on his
i arrival here to-day.
{ "Lenine is very nervous and run
j down from overwork," M. Tchitcherin
1 said. "His doctors have prescribod
' rest. He is not bed-ridden and he goes
I hunting whenever he can leave Moscow.
I We has no serious malady."
Charles Dies
In Exile oi'
Ex-Emperor of Austria
Conscious to the Last;
Emprcss Zita and Their
Eldest Son al Bcdsidc
Was IlFLittle
More Than Week
Body May Br Srnl to
Homelaiid for Burial;
Funchal Pays Respects
FUNCHAL, Madcira, Apr,, 1 (By Thr
As ociated Press ,. Charles I. former
Emperor ot Austria and King of Ilun
gary, died here this morning at 11:30
o'clock. Thr exiled monarch had been
sufFeYing from pneumonia for more
than a week,
Charles retained consciousness until
the last His wife, tr,r former F.mprcss
7-itn, and their eldcsl son, Francis Jo?
seph Otto. onetiroc heir appaTent to
the throne of Austria-Hungary, were
at his bedside when tliecnd came.
Zita, when the condition of her hus?
band became critical, desircd that the
physicians in attendance pcrmit her Lo
undergo the operation of blood trans
fusion in an effort to save the former
monarch, but thr physicians refuscd
their consont.
Thr> body of Charles will be om
balmed and the expectation hero is
that it will bc taken back to Austria
for burial.
On the announcement of the death
of Charles all the commercial houaea
in Funchal elosed their doors as a
token of rcspect.
Handbills Sprcad tbe Newa
VIENNA, April i (By The Assoctated
Press).?The news of the death of for?
mer Emperor Charles became known at
dusk on a rainy Saturday half-holiday
through hurriedly printed handbills
which were scattcrcd throughout the
There ^as an unexpected display of
emotion by the people 0f vienna. ' Pu
trons who were dining in the better
class restaurants immediately tho now*
became know,, left their tables and
thronged the streets. The cafes also
were deserted. Many persons broke
'nto tears as word of the death of the
former monarch was pas^ed about.
lhe general belief prevails in mon?
arch,al circles that the passing of the
former ruler will servc to consolidate
the vanous factions, throwing together
the outrightCarlists and legitfmista in
oupport of Francis Joseph Otto. It is
felt that these adherents of Charles
will rally round hia eldest ser and
throw their efforta against the. l-'ricd
nch party and thr so-called electives
Sent iiiieni i> I ....il..
Sentimental aympathy prevails for
former Emprcss Zita because of her an
proachmg accouchement. She js not
however regarded as a polltleal factor.'
masmuch as the law 0f the house of
Hapsburg g,ves her rio legal rights
while the fact that. she is of alien blood*
theCblooa! rl?W the y?UnffeSt 11[in- of
Speculalinn Over Bnrial Plot
hJHV?. a'/-ead-Y, i8 much :;Ppculation
here regarding the efforts that are cx
pected to be made to bury the body of
Charles ln the Church of the Capucnin
here. Every Hapsburg king since the
year 1622 rests in the imperial vault in
the church, and every prince and
pnnceBB of the blood royal, exce.pt one
hes there. Princess Louise, daughter
of Maria 1 heresa, alone rests on for?
eign soil?in France.
The belief is held here that the
radical Socialists would regard the
burial of Charles in Vienna as a dis
turbing incident, which would h<?
hkely to rally the monarehists of
Austria, Hungary and Bavaria, and
possibly of Prussia, to a great'cere
monial display. The Church of the
Capuchins is virtually private property.
The title of the House of Hapsburg to
it was granted with the proviso that it
should forever be the burial place for
members of that dynasty.
Stormy Career Is Endcd
In Death of Charles
Three Major Tragedies Put
Him on Auslrian Throne for
Short and Eventful Reign
Charles, the last of the Hapshurgs to
reign, was on the throne for les3 than
two years. His predecessor, Francis
Joseph, had been a monarch for sixty
seven years. Thus. with the. longeat
and one of tbe shortest reigns in the
history of the Hapsburg dynasty ended
the line that for more than 800 years
had exercised unbroken sovereign'ty as
Roman emperors, German kings, em?
perors of Austria, kings of Hungary,
Bohemia and Spain and what not other
dignitaries. Yet it was a line which
could boast of not more than two sov
ereigns of the first rank?-Charles V
and Maria Theresa.
The man who has just died had little
thought in early years of ever coming
to the dual throne, and it was only
through a series of three major trage?
dies that he was exalted to that unen
viable eminence. He was descended
from Maria Theresa through her sec?
ond son, Emperor Leopold II; the eld
est of Leopold's ten sons, Emperor
Francis II?these were emperors of
Rome, Francis II being the last of that
line ?and Francis's second son, Francis
Charles. The last named archduke was
a brother oi Ferdinand, first Emperor
of Austria, who was childless. Francis
Charles had four sons. of whom the
eldest was Francis Joseph, Emperor of
Austria; the second was Maximilian,
the "Emperor of Mexico," and the third
was Charles Louis, who had three sons.
When Rudolph, the only son of
(Cantlnuett an paga tour)
The Tribune To-day
part I?The neics of the day.
Four pages of sports.
part II?Editoricls and lettert.
Thr Tribune radio?pagcs 4-5.
Financial?rt?a! estate.
Part III?The news of society.
A*??r? of automobiles.
Thf fashion page?page 8.
part IV?Thr tceek in lhe thcatcr.
.\rtib of mutic und art.
Part V?The Tribune magazine.
The literary section?pagrs 9
The Institutt
-pagcs 12.13.
r'art VI?The comic section.
Mr. and Mrs.?by Briggs.
Bctty?by Voight.
Parl r li?Tltc Graphic section.
-aft.??- . s
j Baby Carriagr Garage
j Jr ith h very A partment
CHICAGO, April 1.?Harry I.
Oalpcy, architect, who is building
n. thirty-three apartment house
with a pp.ranihulator f-tull for
each tenant, has announced that
each tenant who receivea a call
from Dr. Stork will rcceive n
cash present of $25. Should twins
he loft, he'll make it $50.
"l want to see lots oi children
.around my building, for they
make happy honv-r," Mr. L/alsej
ystery Aulo
Kills Son of
R. B, Roosevelt
Vouth Believed toHavc Been
Crossing S Ir ce I During
Stonn When Hit; Rctnains
Unconscious Until Death
Girl Tells of Accident
Poliee Scck lo Learn Earlier
Movements; Wife on \lvr
Way Here From Vireinia
Robcrl Rranwell Roosevelt, jr? of
Bayshorc, L, !., a son of Roberl B.
Roosevelt, of Washington, and acousin
of Franklin D, Roosevelt, former As
sistani Secretary of the Navy, died in
Knickerbocker Hospital yesterday*
morninp from injurios suffered on Fri
tay night in tho vicinity of Columbus
Avenue and Eighticth Street. The poliee
believe that Roosevelt was eitherstruck
by an automobile or fcl) from one.
Late last night detectives from Ihe
Sixty-eighth Strecl nolino station had
been unable to trace his movements
prior to the accident,
David /,-ill.i . twenty-seven year? old,
of 266 Keap Street, Brooklyn, a driver
of a city bus, was loeked up in the
West Sixty-eighth Street station last
night, charged with homicide, It is
alleged by detectives who nrro.-tod him
that it was a bua driven by Zalkis
which struck young Roosevelt.
Cnrds and documents in Roosevelt's
pocketa supplied the flrst clue to his
identity, but it was not. until Mrs.
Tucker K. Sands, who is Roosevelt's
wifo's mother, who lives at the Hotel
Lorraine, called up tho poliee after she
read in an afternoon paper an account
that the dead man was definitely iden
tified. Mr. Roosevelt married Miss Vir
ginia Lee Minor, of Richmond, Va., in
October. 1921. Mrs. Roosevelt is now
at Norfolk, Va. She. has been notified
of his death nnd will return to the
home of her father-in-law at Sayvllle,
L. I., where the funeral will take place!
Operalor Says Hc Was Hit by Aato
A -rrtain amount. of mystery sur
rounds the circumstances of ihe acci?
dent, although the police afflrm that
they nro satisfled that. tho death was
accidental and was not. the result of
an assault or a hold-up. A telephone
operator employed at tho Orleans Hotel
told the poliee that she Baw the dead
man struck by an automobile as he
was erossincr Columbus Avenue, while
a heavy wind and rain storm was rag
ins: on Friday night. He was thrown
violently against an elevated rallwav
support, she said. Passersby pickecl
him up and carried him to' a luneh
room at 420 Columbus Avenue. Patrol
man Frank Curran was called. and he
called the Kniekerhocker Hospital
ambulance. -"Roosevelt was unconscious
by this time and he died yesterday
morning without recovering conscious
ness. His body was taken to the
Dr. Everett W. Could. who attended
Roosevelt at the hospital, said that
death was caused by a fractured skull
and that he was satisfled the injuriea
indicated he had been struck by an
Mnney Not Taken
The fact that his watcli, chain and
money as well as othe.r personal jewel
ry were intact indicates, the police say,
that Roosevelt was not the victim of
hold-up men. The dead mati's clothinp;
will be turned over to the Distriet
Attorney's office for an investigation if
furthcr evidence warrants such a stcp.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Roosevelt,
the young man's oarents, visited the
morgue yesterday afternoon. when the
former identitied the body as that of
his son. He said that for some days
young Roosevelt had been staying in
New York as the guest of W. H. Dan
nat Pell, a distant relative, who lives
at 551 East Eighty-sixth Street. Mr.
(Continiir.il on page fnuri
80 Crusaders to Join
Bill Havwood in Urals
Hope and $230 Each in Cash
Their Equipment for Red
Minina: Enterprige
Eighty industrial crusaders, pos
sessed of high hopes and at least $230
in cash, are to sail from New York
April 8 aboard the steamship Adriatic,
bound for the Kuznets Basin in the
Ural Mountains. There they are to
join a communistic mining enterprise
headed by Big Bill Haywood, the one
eyed bail-jumpcr, who used to be king
of the "wobblies" before the Depart?
ment of Justice made membership in
ihe I. W. W. a hazardous affair.
In this first squad are eleven engi
neers, who will make a survey of min?
ing properties and industrial plants.
The others are carpenters and miscel
laneous workmen, who will build houses
and other structures in preparation for
the 6,000 other American3 who are ex
pected to follow them.
Each of these men is paying his own
way. and the transportation is $130.
They are rcquired also to provide them?
selves with warm clothing sufficient to
last two years, $100 in cash for food
and at least $100 worth of tools. They
are pledging themselveb to stay in Si
beria at least two years and to submit
| to the dictates of the Soviet govern
! ment.
Their rewards, according to Tom
| Barker and H. S. Calvert, will be "a
j chanee to work" and "a standard of
i living." Kecruiting for the "Kuzbas,"
as these piiprims to the faraway
i Kuznets Basin prefer to be known,
j ia being carried on in Roowi 303
i in 110 West Fortieth Street. The
j people there are co-operating with the
| Society for Tcchnical Aid to Russia in
240 East Twcnty-third Street
Genoa to Get
10-Yr. Army
Holidav Plea
Lloyd George, Following
Washington'a M n v a 1
Lead, Will Srck Reduc
tion of Military Forces
Will Heed Advice
Of U.S.to'GetBusy'
Part of British Delesa-i
tion Off to Meeting;
Lcaders Deparl Friday
By ArlKtir S. Draper
From Thr Tribune** European Bureau
(Copyrl&hl. 1922, is>? Torlt rrlbune Inc.)
LONDON, Aprii 1.?Political interest
is now centerod on the Genoa economic
conference, scheduled to bepin n week
from Monday. It. will be the subject of ,
momentous drbstc in the House of
Commons Monday, whon Premier Lloyd i
George take, the unusual course of
asking in advance n \otc ot' confidence
on the British government'a conference
pol icy.
'inc of the newspapor critics calla it ;
;, "coupon for Genoa," while another a
bit more friendly describes it as his
"return licket."
Lord George's parliamentary indorse
ment seems assured, but the fact re- j
mains that few people here or any
where else hold optimistc views aa to
the outcome of the Genoa conference,
The majority consider it a bugc
pamble with the chance of auccess
relativelv small. but then Europe has
grown accustomed to gambles in the
last, stven years.
A larpe part of the British delcga
tion left for Genoa to-day, but. Lloyd
George and most of the other member.;
plan to depart on a special train Fri?
day. Not since thu Paris conference
has the British dclegation sent so larpe
a delegation lo an international gath
ering. As Parliamcnt adjourns next
week until the end of the nionth, the
local political situation will bc e\
tremely ctniet and Lloyd George will
have a grand opportunity to launch one
of his spcctacular coups during the
To Take United States Advice
Lloyd George may be expected to
advise the European rcprcsentatives at
Genoa to come to a general agreement
on reorganization and rcconstruction
methods and then ge*; to work. That
is the advice which the American rrov
ernment offered in its reply dec'iining
the invitation to Genoa. As Ameriea
seems to believe that tho initiative
should bn taken on this side nothing
remains but for European countries to
get to work and prove that. American
co-operation will be mutually advan
The British Premier will take the
lead in urging general co-operation
and he is assured of support from
Italy, Germany and most of the smaller
nations with France taking a passive
position until it is assured that no
reparations bombs are going to be
hurled. The chief difference between
Lloyd George and Poincare has been
the question as to whether the con?
ference should be held on the basis of
the Cannes resolution or somcthing
wholly different.
Lloyd George. because of the pres
sure brought. by the Conservatives, has
been compelled to accept an extremely
narrow policy, but it is doubtful wheth?
er he will accept these limitations
when he gets to Genoa. In the whole
world of statesmen there is no one
quite so skillful as Lloyd George in
taking advantage of some momentary
position?his cleverness is not unlike
that of a champion featherweight boxer
in a squared circle,
Ten-Ycar Military Holidav
With Washington as a precedent, tbe
Premier may be expected to BUggest a
military holidav along the lines of Ar
ticle 6 of the Cannes resolutions. A
ten-year military holiday in Europe
coming on top of the naval holidav
reaehed at Washington would go far
toward re-establishing trade and also
restoring Lloyd George's political pres
tlge. If he succeeded in scoring here
the Premier might go so far as sug
gesting the immediate recognition of
the Soviet government.
Had the American government seen
its way to take an active part in the
Genoa conference Lloyd George's posi?
tion would have been entirely different,
but under the present circumstanees
the most he. can hope to get out of the
conference is some sort of general
trading agreement with Russia.
There is a feeling here that now
that th? Senate has so handsomely
supported tho Admlnistration Ameriea
will take a rather different vlew of
European affairs, but most obscrvcrs
believe that the change of attitude will
be gradual. That Ameriea will accept
the obligations and responsibillties of
her unique position in world affairs is
(Csntinued on p*8? flvo)
?> I ?~
Hail Unions Worft Fail Miners,
Declares Leader of Brotherhood
Special Dispatch 'o The Tribune
CINCINNATI, April !.- E. H. Fitzgerald, grand president of the
Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freighl Handlers, Sta?
tion and Express Employees, on leaving to-night [or Chicago to attend
a meeting of the sixteen railroad brotherhoods, cxpressed the opinion
that the railroad men would "noi allow the miners lo get licked" in
their strike.
Fitzgerald said he believed the brotherhoods would not. go back on
their agreement with the miners for mutual aid and support, but
admitted that he was not sure the brotherhoods would take any action.
"I'M go all the way with the miners, and I think my organization
will," he added.
The meeting of rail chiefs is scheduled for Monday, but three of
the brotherhoods will hold a preliminary scssion to-morrow.
CLEVELAND, April 1.?-At headquarters of three 0f the railroad
brotherhoods here, it. was said to-day that nothing was known of any
meeting in Chicago to-morrow. Warren S. Stone, president of the
engineers; W. G. Lee, president of the trainmen, and W. S. Carter,
president of the firemen, said that bhey would not he in Chicago
Robber Beats
8-Year-01d Girl
Alone in Home
Child Released After Being
Gagged and l 'ied for
Hours Follows and Sees
Burglar Meet Womau
Eves Black From Biows
Matir.ee Thief Suspect
Said to Have Confessed
Lootlng Brooklyn Home
Martha Pomeroy is eight years old.
She had an encountcr with a hip
burglar last Wednesday, it became
known yesterday, in her home. at 605
West 178th Street. He beat her and
bound her nnd gagged her and the.i
ransacked the apartment. Her left eye
is still black and blue and swollen so
that it is aimost shut and her legs and
arms are covered with bruises.
It was jtist after noon when Martha
raet the burglar. She was coming from
I school?P. S. 115 on West 177th Street,
! He was standing down stairs in the
ha!' and asked her when her mother,
Mrs. Clara 0. Pomeroy, would hc
home. He'frightencd her. She slipped
| past him and went up stairs one flight
i to her own door and let herself in
and locked the door behind her. Then
: she set about preparing for herself a
simple meal. Her mother, who is a
; milliner, was Ht business. Her father
i is an automobile salesman and was on
! the road.
Ten minutes later thei beil rang.
? She opened the door. There was the
burglar. She screamed, but he shoved
j her back into the apartment, put his
. hand over her mouth, and kicked the
i door shut with his foot, so that none
of the neighbors heard her.
The burglar carried her to the
! kitchen.
"He was a big man," said .Martha,
!''bigger than he is"?pointing to a man
I six feet one inch ta.ll. "He wore a
| gray suit and a gray hat and he didn't
i look like the burglara in the movies.
? He had red bair."
When he had her in the kitchen the
' burglar hit her in tho face. She cr;ed
; out. He hit her again. Then iie bound
| her arms and feet and tied a kitchen
j towel around her mouth.
Martha lay in the kitchen until after
! 4 o'clock. She could hear the burglar
i prowling through the apartment. He
\ seemed to be in no hurry, and now and
i then he swore and talked to himself.
| He went around breaking and tearing
| things that he did not want and piling
i on the dining room table those articles
i which he t'avored?jewclry, silverware,
i her mother's clothiug, and even papers
! which eould not be of any use to him,
j but which were valuable to the family.
About 4 o'clock he took two bags and
' tilled them with loot. Then he re
| turned to the kitchen and untied
Martha. Her legs and arms were numb
(Continued an pags thras)
Bell System to Ihstall Radio
Telephone Toll Service in U. S.
A radio toil service in this city,
which will be available for all uses
save advertising, will be started on
April 15 by the American Telephone
and Telegraph Company, operating the
Bell System. Special apparatus is be?
ing installed on the twenty-fourth floor
of the Walker-Lispenard Building, 24
Walker Street. .
If present jTans are carned out a
second station will be opened in St.
Louis next month, this station to be
followed by others in various parts of
the country. The number of stations
established will nccessarily depend
upon the amount of traffic.
There will be two towers erected, it
was said yesterday, upon the Walker
Lispenard Building, each of which will
be 100 feet in height, making the tower
tops more than 500 feet above the
ground. Workmen were busy yester?
day in the tol! room and broadcasting
room of the Public Service radio sta?
tion No. 1 making final installations. The
walls of the. tollroom were being plas
tercd with a matorial designed to give
the hest acoustic effecta.
The telephone comoanv's radio sta?
tion will be known as the Public Serv- j
ice Radio Station, and the service will
be available at all hours. The service,
it was said, will make political speeehes
acceotable for transmission. The serv- j
ice at first will tool broadcasting for !
radio fans anywhere to pick up.
J. W. Elwood, secretary' of the Radio
Corporation of America, said yester?
day that an agreement between the
American Telephone and Tclegrapb
Company and the Radio Corporation
of America, in 1919, had resulted in a
division of radiophone and radio-teleg
raphy fields, the radio corporation be?
ing given international communication
between 3hips and shore and between
ships, and the telephone company being
limited to continental communication,
He made this statement when asked
Lwhy his corporation had not under
j taken the establishment of the station
j now to bo opened by the telephone
j company.
It was said last night that the tele
i phone company does not plan to use
I telephones to permit subscribers to re
I ceive broadcasted radio programs, aa
i such an arrangement would tie up the
telephon* line* during program hours.
r rmting Bureau
To Be Target of
astic [nquirv
Dismissal of Wilmeth and
28 Other Officials Is To
Br Followed by Scrutiny
of All hs Operations
Democrats Cry Politics
Department lf? .Said to Have
Been Conducted Under
lhe Influence of Tumulty
WASHINGTON, April 1.?Department
of Justice aijents have been instrocted
to make a thorough investigation into
the Bureau of Engraving and Printing,!
from which James L. Wilmeth, its
director. nnd twenty-eight chiefs, su
perintendents and foremen were re?
moved Friday night by executive order
of President Harding, it was announced
to-night by Attorney General Daugh
Mr. Daugherty said ba had assigned
a number of agents to Lonis A. Hill,
the newly appointed director, to go
into tho eonduct of the affairs of the
bureau, but did not indicate what.
course the investigation was to take
or what might be. expected in the way1
of developments.
Beyond the White House statement
of last night, no further oflicial expla
nation of the swift reorganizal ion of!
the bureau was forthcoming to-day.j
Mr. Daugherty said he had dir^ussed
the changes yesterday with the Presi?
dent and Mr. Hill. but did not. indicate
any detinite. cause for the stcp.
Summary removal of Director Wil?
meth and the -it'?? " officials .-; ed
a furor in Was! ? to-day. '? ?? a
general housecloa . ? itf in a grer.t gc '
ernment agency. iiivohring civil aeivice
employees, without notice, has ^--Idoin
The cry of politics waa raised in
many quarters, especially among the
friends of the discharged officials andj
Democrats in Congress. Senator Cara
way, of Arkansas, will bring the matter
up on the floor of the Senate Monday,
will demand an explanation from the
Administration and will insist that the
charges against the dismissed em?
ployees be laid before the Senate and
thus made public. Senator Caraway
and other Democrats assert that the
dismissals are political and are made
for the purpose of enabling Republi
cans to be appointed. Friends of the
deposed persons said that under the
civil service law a civil service em
ployee, before he is dismissed, is en
titled to be served with a copy of any
charges and specifications and given
an opportunity to reply. Thus far, it
is said, the dismissed officials have not
received copies of charges. On the
other hand, the Department of Justice
is understood to view the dismissala
as legal.
The Administration stands on the
announcement that the dismissals were
"for the good of the service,'' and
the Treasury Department says the re
movals were in the interest of economy
and efftcieney "without reflection on tbe
(Continucd en pag? flve)
Japanese Say White Men
Told Them to Quit Farms
California Consul hivestigaling
Alleged Demand by Par
ties in Autos
SAN FRANOISCO, April 1.?An al?
leged demand made upon several hun
dred Japanese residents of Orosi, Tu
lare County, and Delano, Kern Gounty,
by automobile parties of white men
that they vacale their farms and other
interests by to-day wus being investi
gated by S. Yada, Japanese Consul
General here, it was announced to-day
by Yada. The Bureau of Investigation
oi the Department of Justice also has
been advised of the demand, he said.
Yada announced that he. had notified
the Japanese language nevspupera
here to advise their rcadcrs not to be
alanr.ed. He also said he would he
compelled to appeal to Governor Sto
phens in the evcr.t of violenc-j.
The notice wae served March lt, ac?
cording to \ad?. L'e aaid be had in
fonnea his i;o?crnmeDt in Tokio and
i Ambasssdor Srddabars, who is now
600,000 Men Oheyed
Strike Call, Lewis Says;
Two Policemen Shot in
First Aets of Violenee
33.000 Non-Union
Men Stick to Jobs
Operators Predict Break
in the Miners'' Bank*:
Borab Issues Warning
Coal mine union loaders asserted thsj
strike call was heeded by 100 -p^r
cent nf union minera and 100.000
non-union miners, making 600,000
on strike in the United States and
Canada. Six thousand mines were
reported shut down.
"Railway clerks' chief announced that
pixteen brotherhoods may take ac
iion in Chicago to-da"y that will
have a nation-wide effect on th?
miners' strike. This forecast w??
denied by other brotherhood chiefs.
Senator Rorah issued a warning thar
public ownership of coal mines
would be demanded unless the
strike were soon settlcd. The
House Labor Committee hcaivi a
defense of the position of tho mine
Operators asserted suepension of
work was due in pan to observ
ance of anniversary of adoption ot
eight-hour day. ar.d that there will
be breaks in the miners' rankr on
Non-union miners in many sections,
notably in Distriet No. 2, center
ing about Altoona, Pa., refused
to join the strike. Twenty-two
thousand non-union miners there
and thirteen thousand in Somerac-t
County went to the mines.
Suspension of work in the anthrarit*
districts was repcrted 100 per cent,
despite the fact that only half of
the workers ave unionized.
Western Canadian mine? ar*? ex
pected to be completely tied up
First violence reported in Southem
lllinois, where two men were shot
by a miner.
Strike Officials Claim
600,000 Miners 4re Out
100.000 Said To Be \on-lmon
1\fen; nn Accurate Count
fs lm possible Before Tuesdny
Speeial Di-xiio''. h to Tho TrCbuHo
[NDLANAPOLIS, Aprfl 1 Report*
reaching the headquarters of tha
United Mine Workers of America here
to-r.ight were that 500,000 union coa
miners and half the 200,000 non-unioe
miners had answered the call and were
out on the nation-wide strike. This
Btatement was made by offieers of thr
international organization in spite of
the fact that no accurate count on the
actual union miners could be obtained.
as April 1 is celebrated annually by
the miners as a holiday. It was or
April 1, 1S98, that the eight-hour day
went into effect. Many non-union men -
also observe the day, said WiillaB)
Creen, international secrctary-trcasur
er, so the extent of the walk-out in
non-union fields also is ciiffieult to esM
(ifflcers of the union were contident,
however, that thousands of non-unio?
miners had joined them in the strike.
Green received a telegram from La-w
rence Dwyer, international board mem?
ber for Distriet No. 29. a part of tbf
West Virginia field. saying "pract*
cally the whole field" at Beckley, W.
Va., was participating in the strike.
There are many non-union mines ln
the distriet. Mr. Dwyer said that onlf
one mine in the entire distriet was "at
temptinjr to work."
The union officials are expeeting a.
complete shut.-down in the anthracite
j fields until a new wage agreement isi
' reaehed. This js the first Urae in thf
i history of the United Mine Worker?'
I organizatimi that anthracite and bitu ?
! minous miners have gone on strike at
the same time. It was estimated at
union headquarters that less than
1,500 of the nation's 7,500 coal mines
will reopen for work next week.
Mr. Green said it probably wonld b??
Tuesday or later before the union
wovrid have an accurate estimate of the
number of union and non-union men
who have joined in the walkout. Re?
ports of the effectivenesn of the atrike
will be received at international head
(juurters Monday and will be tabnlated.
President Lewis expects to go to
N'ew York within a few days. He said
no meeting ol' the policy committee ie
in prospect now. This committee mnat
make all iraportant decisions in regar<i
to the strike situation for the miners.
Miners' offieers estimated that tbe
strike would cause a loss in produc?
tion of 1,200,000 tons of coal daily an4
a daily loss ln wages of about $2,000,
000 in the bituminous fields, and s>
300,O00-ton loss of production wifh
$800,000 loss in wageg in the anl'fcrm
cite field.
L7. S. Mine Oivnerahip
h Foreseen by Borah
Senator Polsit* to Huee Weuis
Through Fitful Operation of
WinMj by Private Qtenets
WA3H1N0TON., toril l.-VUU ttta
Admirittrafton tontU>?>ed Its lui*!s?>af
pyi;-_y in th* c:a,l su-.ko to-cay; <>??
gener?l t'.a-ap cf the in??r*.*y wm

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