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SUNDAY, OCTOBER j~ 1922-92 PAGKS-pIrT I Qnctudin, 1^7
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THE WEATHB
Fuir with miM temperature to-day
R?earst Gives
?Approve to
I Smiihjicket
?foleta Editor of "New
? York American to bup.
I port Only Progressive
I Feawesjrf Platform
if Call? Candidates
Both Conservatives
iffo ?liirt? Party, Says Con
! ?era?Hv!anSilent;Cope
I jaiidNotSureHe-llAccep
I Willi*? J. I*****"'* Conner?, o
?fitt?r?lo, ??a?*'' 0< fchft He8rf -fCI
i* " T campaign brccsy as the ur
J^ ,? over which ply his twenty
W??~% n carriers and exuding: sweei
Mr,o'? c?:^:- shop, gave up hi
'Esi'o k tbe Hotel MeAlp'.n yeeterda
???d'boaffbt hie one-way ticket for Ba
| ?I'm going back to Buffalo to woi
?for a aaa named Conners on the Gre;
Bukes," said the Hearst boomer, chei
l|RS a fresh cigar. "1 ain't ?ore. Thi
Kicked as. We met the enemy and ^
Bar* theirs. No one who car't be 8 go
Kser ought to be a ?-inner. I've ju
Mhiahed a two-hour talk witn ft
?Hearit. and he's feeling pretty chi
B?, like myself. There's the, greatc
Eta in the United Sutes. If they h
?Beamed him at Syracuse the Rep?blica
?wouldn't be so happy to-day. But t
?thing is over, :-nd. as ? said before
Hain't sere. Murphy settled the wh<
?business- I said at tho beginning of 1
KcAjupaign that Murphy controlled i
flfcituatioT), and he did. He could hi
I jnaaed Hearst if he liafi wanted to."
U "Is Hearst ckad as a President
??possibility for 1924?"
I-"Dead? I should say not," was i
Rtaeitnt rejoinder. "You can't kill oi
fjrin like Hearst. You can't keep
Hg"od mar. down any more than yon i
?Ifieeip a cork down. The cork is bot
lite float, and a good man is bound to s
Hon top. If Hearst was President
?would be as big as the Goddess
I 'What about those delegates you t
?pou would have?"
S Ccnners Won't Bolt
; 'We had 155 delegates north of
I p: onx, and the Tammany raen k?
I ?.. Then there was Kings, Queens
SfoBtchester. But Murphy had ft
I JMkttan and the Bronx, and that
i trough to control. He saw fit-,to th
I |hem to Smith, and that settled
S Starst was always suspicious of
!' Rew York situation.
"What about Hearst, Hylan and (
ncrs organizing a third party?"
"Vi'c have no present intentioi
doing- any such' thing."
"Are you going to take an a
p^rt in the campaign?"
"I'm going to stay regular, but
vot expected that the men who
ported Mr. Hearst are going to ge
Sited about the campaign. The
'p-]\o name the ticket are responsib
?lie Democratic party for electing
I "Is it true, as reported from !
'cuse, that Mr. Hearst would hav?
cepted a nomination for United S
;Sonator on the ticket with Smitl
Governor, and that you and
'friends told Murphy so?"
"Nothing in it," ??aid Mr. Cor
"Mr. Hearst was a candidate for
?ernor, and for no other office. H
I not change his attitude from th
ginninjr."
"Will the Mayor support Smith
"You'll have to ask him. So f
1 know, and I think I know wl
going on, there is no intention o
| part of Mr. Hearst and his- frien
I attack the Democratic state tick
I Hearst's Approval Qualified
| Mr. Hearst issued last night, i
? form of a letter to the editor of
iKew York American," a statemen
? lining the support he proposes tc
?the ticket. It read:
I "To the Editor oi New York -
I "I wish you would kindly ax
? frith complete sincerity the Demo
? ticket, and with eotno discriraii
? tile Democratic platform.
| "It is? doubtless true that Mr.
I U a conservative and rcpre3er
I ?some extent tne same interests i
I Killer, while our publications ai
I pnctly progressive.
, "Still, tha Democratic party
gwho.v; is natnv;:!ly and essentially
?gressive than the Republican
! any Democrat in offlce is coa
circumstsjicca and surroundi
moro nearly in accord with p
nirententa than a Rep?blica
I, who has practically no otht
t than the special interests.
Our campaign for genuine
tic principles and policies m
iducted without personal prej
'We may entertain regret;
?gressive ideals did not havi
consider fullest expression,
tnild harbor no resentment. .
''We must select at any til
m r,nd measures which offer t
nortunsty for accomplishing
>st in the public interest, an
iCor.?nyc? en pags four)
Fru?? in Death Attem
Where Husband Dro
?
"?Nothing Left to Live
Woman Declares, as !
Leaps Into River
J Placing in her pocket her
bt, wrapped in a newspaper
?l ich told of th? death of her
?hy .:rov,-ning at Forty-fourth
|nd the North River Wednesd
JRtAt? Breslin, thirty-two ye
Ruapetil from a dock at the sat
?'cp-erday.
I Bit? was rescued by two m
oat and taken to Bellevue :
*'b'-re she is expected to reco^
?en, whose attention was attr
Scries from persons on the pier,
lirs. Breehn leap into the wai
?ony Suh&entua, of 573 Elder
Brooklyn, and Frank Garsin
?Carroll Street.
'i Mrs. Breslin said she hac
|e rejoin her husbar.d beeaust
leath there had been nothing
jf Bresltn's body lay at the cit
?mtecd?y still unclaimed b;,
?* relatives.
? Henry Mill?* ha? not dinpia???
BBaccrtty. eiou?eiice and power i
V*n?t ?JvidA?*?J?o?t?Advt.
Grantland Rice Will Give
World*s Series Games Over
Radiophone, Piar by Play
_-'? ?i
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Yankees Beat Red Sox
And Clinch Pennant \
The Yankees yesterday made
certain that all the world series
games would be played in New \
York between New York teams.
By defeating the Boston Red Soxs \
at Boston, 3 to 1, the Huggins
troupe gained clear title to the
American League championship
for 1922. As was the case last
year, the New York team had to
v. ait until the day before the sea?
son's close to make victory cer?
tain. Both Yankees and Browns
close their season to-day and the
New York representatives are in
a position to lose without having
! the defeat affect the standing. If
{ the Yankees lose to-day and the
Browns win. the final standing
will read:
Won. Lost P. C,
New York- 94 00 .610
St. Louis. 93 61 .604
The first game of the world's
series will be played on Wednes?
day at the Polo Grounds.
\-_-,
jNews
FOREIGN
Near East situation more threat- j
ening as Turkish Nationalist troops
press closer to British at Chanak !
in Dardanelles neutral zone.
Former Kin? Constantine leaves
Athens for Palermo. Sicily. New
Greek Ministry assumes charge of :
government.
Russia will insist on voice in Near '
East settlement, Maxim Litvinoff de?
clares in Berlin.
League of Nations third Assembly
adjourns sine die after electing six
non-pprmanent members.
Part of g&rrison at Juarez,
Mexico, revolts and is dispersed after ?
fight. Ten killed.
LOCAL
Hearst a live dead one, says Con- j
ners. hinting at Presidential effort j
in 1924; editor announces support j
of ticket, but excepta some planks of |
platform; Hy?an mtrm. j
Aquitaaia; in, after battle with !
fierce storm, little worse for wear, j
?Jersey Investigators search house
and question dairyman; State Police j
at work.
Grantland Rice, Tribune sports ex- I
pert, to give running story ofworld's j
series over radiophone.
Craig contempt case going to U. S,. j
Supremo Court in final effort to keep j
Comptroller out of jail.
Bankers gather for largest conven?
tion in history; Sir Reginald Mc
Kenna praises American system and j
tells of Europe's n?eds. J
Stillman determined io carry de- j
feat to highest court, though cost be
another half million.
Speech a day Governor Miller's
plan for campaign.
Two and a half billion persons used
transit lines in last year: travel
shifts from elevated to subways and
surface cars.
DOMESTIC
Anthracite miners and striking
shopmen appoint committee of ten j
to attempt settlement with coal j
carrying roads.
Sailors 'on lake vessels begin walk- j
out for strike ordered to-day.
WASHINGTON
Senator Capper serves notice farm
bloc will urge cuts in transportation ;
rates.
Reserve officers to meet to-morrow |
to fcrm permanent organization.
SPORTS
Yankees win American eLague pen- j
nant by defeating Re* Sox, 3 to 1. j
Giants break even in double- j
header with Braves at Polo Grounds,
losing first game 5 to 1 and winning
second, 5 to 3.
Robins defeat Phillies at Ebbets ;
Field, 6 to A.
Miss Genna Collett wins women's
national golf championship at White j
Sulphur Springs by defeating Mrs. j
William A. Gavin.
Abe Mitchel and Leo Diegel tin ;
vrith 280 each, in Southern open golf;
; championship.
Luck our wins Edgemore Handicap ;
j at Aqueduct.
Shelburne House polo team de- j
| feats Eastcoti in final for Monty ?
; Waterbury Cup.
Mrs. Molla Mallory wins Arsdley
j Tennis Cup by defeating Miss Mary
I K. Browne.
! Two Killed as Pla?eFail?
On Crowded Street of Town
S MOUNT VERNON, Ohio, Sept. 30.?
! Amos L. Leithty and Marion Dunlap
! were instantly killed when their air
j plane crashed to earth on the main
I street this afternoon. Both were from
j Orrville, Ohio.
! Mail Plane Fall?, Pilot Safe
OMAHA, Sept 30.?An air mail plane
I piloted by C. C. Lange, of Racin?. Wis?
; and canying a cargo of mail, plunged
200 feet into a field near the Omaha
1 station to-day when Lange attempted
i to land after a trip from Cheyenne,
! Wyo. The plane was demolished, but
: the pilot stepped out of the wreckage
; unharmed.
Every laver of th? h?t to the theaAen
i will fftel it hi? duty to see "La THndreMe.**
i r-<K?raia.<*?*i.<lYt.
Summary
The Tribune's Sporting Ex?
pert to Address Great?
est Audience That Ever
Heard One Man Speak
Wire Firms Aid in Plan
Hearty Cooperation of Sev?
eral Companies Makes
Great Project Possible
?,
By Jack Binns
For the first time in the history of
] America's national game the world's
j series will be. broadcasted over the
radiophone direct from the playing
ground. The story of each game will
be toi din graphic detail by Grantland
Rice. The Tribune's nationally known
; sport expert. He will talk to the great
1 est audience ever assembled to listen
! to one man, as it is expected that more
I than 1,600,000 persons will hear his
I voice.
This epoch-making event has been
? made possible by the co-operstion with
?The Tribune of the Western Union
! Telegraph Company, the Westinghouse
! Electric and Manufacturing Company,
the Radio Corporation of America and
the officials of the two New York base?
ball clubs. Another important factor
assuring success to the undertaking Is
the consent given by the other broud
I casting stations in the metropolitan
sr^a to forego their own schedules in
' order that the series may be sent out.
The actual broadcasting will be from
?the Wtctinghouse-Radio Corporation
I station WJZ, at Newark, N; J., and
I the voice of ''Grant" Rice will be car
| ried then* by two specially arranged
wires of the Western Union Company,
direct from the Polo Grounds.
Will Heer Crowd, Too
Not only will the vast audience ol
radio fans be able to follow the gam?
?play by play?through ihe eyes ol
Mr. Rice, but they will be able to heai
the cheering of the crowd and, occa?
sionally, in the tense moments of th<
game may actually hear the impact oi
some player's bat against the bat
when a hit is made. They will alsc
get a pictured description of the vos'
crowd which attends the game as onlj
The Tribune's spoil expert can give it
This story will be heard over a radiu."
of Rfc least 800 miles from New ori
I City, and will be picked up by shipi
at, sea as well.
The ci-gineering problems connect?e
with the undertaking have airead;
been solved in the successful broad
tasting of two Leonard lights thi!
year, as well a.? when the symphony
^concerts were broadcast from the ata
-xUurn of the Colln'ge "'of the Cifv o.
New ork.
Slightly different prob!?ms exist ii
the present case, however, and the en
gin?ers of the Western Union urn
Westinghouse companies are now en
gaged in measures successfully to copi
with them.
The project o<" broadcasting th
series was road? possible through th
hearty co-operation of J. C. Willivei
first* vice-president of the Westen
Union Company, whose orgnniaatioi
hns sole rights in the playing ground!
Mr. Williver readily gave his eonsen
, in order to meet vhe wishes of <h
radio fans throughout the Eastern sec
tion of the country, and also becaus
he Is desirous of learning how success
fully the concerted voices of such
j vp.at concourse of people can be broad
cast. He also realized the importune
of the service that would be given i
the detailed story of the games direc
from the grounds.
His company has released two spe
cial wires for this s.ervico between th
Polo Grounds and Newark, and the en
ginee.rs are now busily at work in
stalling the appartus to carry the voie
with sufficient power to actuate th
radio transmitting equipment at W.Ti
This work is being done under th
supervision of E. R. Shute, opcratin
engineer; J. J. Welch, general supei
intendent of traffic, and G. W. Fleming
general supervisor of press service.
WJZ Is Overhauled
The station at WJZ is also receiyin
special attention for the undertakinj
and will be pressed to the last unit c
efficiency. It is expected as a resul
of this general overhauling that .fou
times its normal distance will be co\
cred during the series, and there i
every prospect that Mr. Rice's voie
will be heard as far as the Mississipp
while there is no doubt that he. will h
heard throughout the entire easier
section of the country.
The detail work of connecting up t?
telegraph wires with the radio appi
ratU8 is being attended to under tl
supervision of C. W. Horn, suporii
tendent of raido operations, and J. '
Fraser, chief telephone engineer, of ?
Wesinghouse Company, who came hei
from Pittsburgh for that purpose.
The actual operating details whf
the games commence will be in tl
hands of Charles B. Popenoe, who hi
charge of WJZ, and H. E. Hiller, rad
operotor there. The other details wi
he taken care of by William H. Easto
of the Westinghouse Company.
The entire Tribune sporting sts
will co-operate with Mr. Rice in tl
broadcasting, and are aiding in pe
fe?ting the details covering the pro
ect.
Yesterday afternoon engineers of tl
Western Union company tested tl
TA-jres from the Polo Grounds to t!
Walker Street station for the purpo
of picking out the pair best suited
carrying the voice for broadcasting.
?Monday, the fist clear test to Wi
will be made on these two wires, ai
(Continued on paj* four)
?Aquitania In,
?Unhiirc, After
Record Storni
Cimarder Moves Jauntily
Up Bay From Gallant
Victory Over Worst Blow
of Skipper's 42 Years
Great Seas Flood
Many Staterooms
| Grateful Passengers Give
?256 to Crew, on Duty
36 Hours at a Stretch
i_
There can be little doubt of *he fury
! of the storm that the Aquitania passed
* through last Sunday, a dny out from
i Cherbourg. when Captain Sir James T.
i W. Charles, skipper of the ''uiiarder
! and commodore of the fleet, declared
I it to he, upon his arrival here yester
j day, the worst he ever encountered in
his forty-two years' experience as a
| seafaring man. For hours the huge
? vessel ploughed her wny through the
I mountainous sens against a heavy
; northwest gale with lier engines throt
| tied to a speed of about four knots,
i just enough to keep her under control
? while tons of water were pounding her
i sides.
Though she wan pretty well battered,
j the big Cunnrder may be said to have
I come smiling through the orden!. She
; steamed up the bay so jauntily that
even those who bad heard in advance
, of her fight found nothing awry In her
; superstructure nor any outward evi?
dence among passengers and crew that
she had been through a bad time.
Storm T'nuKUal for This Season
Captain Charles said he believed the
storm was the same cyclonic hurri
I cane, unusual for thin time of year
'that wrought damage in Bermuda and
then swept, in a northeasterly direction
j across the Atlantic.
"tt was shortly after the church
! services Ins! Sunday," the captain said
I "that, there, were indications of an
approaching storm. At 6 p. m. a stronp
? southeast; gale was blowing which
: gradually incrcpscd in velocity until
! midnight when the wind veered to the
j west, still increasing in force. The
[barometer registered 28.2?,, the lowest
| point I have soon it. register sinet
? March, i KM, when it touched 27.H?
; as I was crossing the North Atlantic
I on the Lueania.
"The gale continued with hurrican?
; force until 8 o'clock Monday morning
I when it abated somewhat, but th<
j rough seas were encountered unti!
^Thursday. During The height of the
storm several of the windports on I
j deck on tho port And starboard rides
j-wero ??mashed and a door to one oi
j the ?passageways on. the same deck'wri.'
? smashed, repaired and broken down i
, second time. The water that; did th?
? damage consisted of heavy spray tha
j was blown' with terrific force by the
j wind from the cresta of the seas. ?
? deck is about fifty-ve feet from th<
water "Hu?.
Two Washed From Freighter
"During the early hours of Mondai
we received a radio from the- Cardif
Hall stating that she had lost sebera
of her hatch covers and that the sec
ond mate and a seaman were washei
overboard in trying to repair the dam
age. A Japanese, freighter also sen
out an SOS asking for assistance afte
j her rudder had been smashed."
Every passenger on the vessel va
i anxious to praise the officers and crev
?for their seamanship, particularly th'
! stewards, who were assiduously en
i gaged bailing out and mopping uj
some of the staterooms on the hurri
cane deck, and in nddition ?pacifyini
n few of the passengers who were, oi
! the verge of hysteria. After nine o
I the ports on the starboard side of th
ship were, smashed early Monday morn
ing many of the passengers in thei
night, attire went to the lounge b
spend the remainder of the night
About thirty-five of the passenger
tried to sleep in the lounge. Few sue
cecded in getting any rest, but the;
were constantly being reassured by th
stewards, who worked incessantly fo
thirty-six hours at their various tasks
Charles E. Peters, of Tulsa, Okla., ;
millionaire oil man, who had to flc
1 with his son from their Raeburn suit
on the hurricane deck when the wate
poured through the ports and showore
them with glass, described the occai
j as a Rocky Mountain sea with hundred
' of Pike's Peaks. When he left hi
room, he said, he waded through wate
ankle deep and could not return, t
his ?uite until a day later.
The same water that broke into th
stateroom of Mr. Peters smashed tw
of the thick windows protecting th
! hurricane deck and carried with it
i strip of about thirty feet of copin
over these same windows, as well as
large panel protecting the expansio
! plates of the vessel on that deck.
Passengers Reward Seamen
? The passengers took up a purse o
?260 for the seamen on the Aquitani
i as a recognition of services r?ndete
; during the storm.
The Aquitania completed the. tr;
! from Cherbourg to New York in si
? days thirteen hours and eight minute:
i at an average speed of 19.B5 knots, o
\ about four knots less than she'ordinal
| fly averages on the run. There wer
i 735 cabin passengers on the liner, 62
second and 490 third class, in additio
to a crew of 854. She also carrio
$5,000,000 in gold consigned to Amer
can banks.
The Cunarder Laeonia, which saile
(Continued ?n ptg? thrc?i
The Tribune To-day
Part I?The news of the day.
Four pages of sports.
Part II-=*>Editorials and ? features.
Views of automobiles.
Shipping and travel.
Part III?Real estate news.
Financial and business.
Home builders' page?p. 2.
Radio?p. 12.
Part IV?The news of society.
Nates from the resorts.
The Fashion page.?p. 3.
The Tribune Institute?pp. 6-7.
Part V?Review of the arts.
The week in the theater.
*Jfi!vs &f music and art.
The book pages?pp. 6-7-8.
Part VI?The Tribune Magazine.
Chinatown's reform is real?
P. 3.
William Allen White.
Part I'll-?The graphic section.
Part VIII?The comic section.
Mr. and Mrs.? by Briggs.
Betty?by Voight.
Part IX?Apartment House Cuide.
_/* '-' .
i New Witness
I On Grill in
Hall Murder
?Man Whose Cows Graze
Farm Where Bodies of
Rector and Singer Were
Found Quizzed 5 Hours
EdwaroVs Action
Spurs Investigation
j Dr. Cronk Says Assailant
Was Strong and Stood
Over Pair as He Struck
By Boyden Sparkes
NEW BRUNSWICK, N. J., Sept. 30.?
Spurred by Governor Edwards, the offi?
cials of Middlesex and Somerset coun?
ties resumed their investigation of the
Hell-Mills murder to-day with some?
thing like enthusiasm. It wa* just two
weeks almost to the hour since the find
inc- of the bodies when the detectives
started out to search for Matthew
Sulitz, who grazes his cow on the old
Phillips farm.
Matthew, who eats garlic as a vege?
table niid has a wide, luxuriant mus?
tache, was brought to the office ol
Prosecutor Strieker about 1:30 this
afternoon. It was 6 o'clock before he
was taken back to his home, which if
half a mile from the spot vhere thf
murdered clergyman and choir singet
were found. Before returning Matthev,
to his peaked-roof house, which is
I about the size of a Fifth Avenue, coach
the county detectives got a ladder, en
tered by an attic window and ransacked
the place, for what reafjon they would
not say.
Matthew Professes Ignorance
The Interrogation of this man at
this lato date is characteristic of th<
entire investigation. Like the autopsj
j performed yesterday, it should havt
j oCurrod?.the day the bodies were founc
i because Matthew, in return for oer
mission to graze his cow on the farm
I has been acting as a caretaker for San
| Levin, the real estate man who say!
he owns it. Mtthew, however, seem:
lo know absolutely nothing about tin
affair.
His wife, Mary, who goes to worl
in' a cigar factory about the tim<
each day that. Matthew dvivej tin
cow across Long Brook to the farm
says her rftisbandn ever goes out a
night. Neighbors satisfied reporter
that be did not possess a weapon b;
recalling ' that when the man wantei
to shoot a sick dog some time ago h
had to borrow a gun. Nevertheless
the detectives became interested ii
Matthew to-day.
.Reporters - standing in the corrido
outside the office of the county de
toetives waiting to learn .whether a;
arrest had been inane w^rc cautione
?by. Detective ' TottofV, of Somers'e
County, that they,had better go dow:
i stairs.
Totten Cryptic to Reporters
? "on might hear something yo
' wouldn't, like," he said.
It was assumed he referred to th
manner of their ' interrogation c
Sulitz. About six o'clock the man wa
returned to bis home.
As far as could be learned to-da
the state troopers sent here by Go\
ernor Edwards are going to work ir
: dependency of the investigators worl
i ing for Strieker and Beekman. Sei
g?ant Lamb, frank Spearman an
Henry Dickman, the troopers assigne
to the case, visited the farm, but thet
is littie hope of even a Sherlock Holme
'finding clues there now, since the plac
has been visited daily by hundreds c
motorists, some of whom have com
from New York.
Dr. E. I. Cronk, New Brunswick
j health officer, pointed out to-da;
j though, that a chemical analysis of th
I soil on which the bodies lay whe
i found ought to show whether the
I died there. He said that much bloo
j must have come from the wound i
Mrs. Mills's throat, even if the slas
! was made after she had been shot 1
death. He said the cut was from le
to right, and in his opinion was tti
work of a strong man -ising a raze
or a sharp knife.
.Says Slayer Stood Over Pair
"The assailant, in my opinion," sa1
Dr. Cronk, "stood above the coup
when he shot them."
"It has been learned that the ou
side of the lenses of Mr. Hall's spe
tacles were spattered with blood. Th
is responsible for an official theoi
that a bullet that passed through D
Hall's head struck Mrs. Mills, and th;
it was her blood that splashed h
glasses.
It was learned to-day from an a
thoritative source that the pockets <
the minister contained letters fro
Mrs. Mills which established, to tl
satisfaction of the officials, at lea.?
I that the clergyman and the choir sing
? hud been meeting clandestinely. Fro
| the same source it was learned that tl
i letters left no doubt as to the purpo
? of those meetings. None of these le
I ters gave any clew, it was said, th
i would lead to the perpetrators; of tl
1 murders.
Dr. William Long, the Coronei
j Physician in Somerset County, admi
| ted to-day that he had opened Mi
! Mills's abdomen when the bodies we
! brought to Somerset soon after the di
| covery. Yesterday Dr. Long deni
j that he had made anything but a s
(Continued on pace four)
French Flyer Covers 18<
Miles in 62.2 Minut?
i Lasne Wins Contest at Etampe
Only One to Complete
the Course
ETAMPES, France, Sept. 30 (By T
! Associated Press).?The French aviat
Lasne completed the course of c
?kilometers (186.3 miles) in 62 minut
; 11 4-5 seconds, in the Deutsche de
? Meurthe speed championship cont
j for airplanes here to-day, winning 1
? first prize. He was awarded a pr
| cup and 60,000 francs, and was the O)
competitor to complete the course.
! Lieutenant Sadi Lecoinfce, the Frer
air speeder, covered thel?rst 100 ki
j meters of the rase in 18 minutes,
! seconds, a world's record for the d
| tance. During the second of the th
I 100-kilometer laps Lccolnte was c?
! pelled te land because?of motor troul
1 His plane overturned, ariving on ?
? ground with *the wheels ih the ?
j Tbc French pilot had a marvel?
! escupe, and was tak*ifn out of hie t
Lchine uninjured.- r '
Turks Massing Troops,
Menacing British Lines;
Clash Possible Any Hour
France and Italy to Remain
Neutral if British Force Fight
Both Nations to Support Ally, However, if Kemal
Rejects Note in Ternis That Bar Further Nego?
tiation^; Plomeare Abandons Trip Into Thrace
By Wilbur Forrest
Special Cable to The Tribune
Copyright, X9!?, f>y Sen- Yotk Tribune, Inc.
PARIS, Sept. HO..France and Italy
| have agreed * to remain neutral if hos
ttlitie? should be precipitated by the
I British attitude toward the Turks be?
fore Mustapha Kemal formally replies
S to the Allied note. On the other hand,
j should the Turks see fit to reject, the
I Allied offer to a point where further
I parley would be Impossible, England
j would find herself supported by her
] two Allies.
This is the information that comes to
The Tribune as to the. result of con?
ferences which Premier Poincare had
this afternoon with Lord Harding?, the
British Ambassador, and Count Sforza,
of Italy. It is believed that Lord Ha?
dinge has cabled the Franco-Italian
view to his government.
The gravity of the situation in the
Near East caused Poincare to cancel
his trip to eastern France, where he
! was ?cheduled to participate in two
patriotic meetings to-morrow. He de?
clared he was unwilling to take the re?
sponsibility for a few hours' ?e'ay jn
doing anything that might prevent an
Aiiglo-Turktsh conflict..
Surprised at British Attitude
Official circle? here do not disguise
their surprise at the announcement of
the London newspapers that if there
should be a British ultimatum ?<? the
Turk>. or military action in the N'ear
East as the Outcome of Mustapha
Kemal's refusal to withdraw from the
Chanak zone, Italy and France would
be informed, but no1 consulted. This.
more than anything- else, caused Poin?
care to call off hi? week-end trip and
request a meeting with Lord Hardinge.
The British Ambassador explained
thai he was not authorized to make
any official communication relative to
! his government's intent ions, but no
dOwbt General Haringtou had been jn
! structed to exact, with brief delav,
?evacuation of the neutral /.one by
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?Miners Act to
Settle Strike
Of Shopmen
Citizens' Committee of Ten
Appointed in Anthracite
Region to Confer With
Railroad Presidents
I ' .-.
From a Staff Correspondent
SCRANT?N, Pa.. Sept. 30.?With
i 25,000 hard coalpiiners reported to be
I out of work or working only part timr?
L owing, to the inability.?o? the railroads
to supply cnrs, the mines conference
! of anthracite miners, and.strilr^tg s h fan
; ernft uhioh? with repfeentafivo nwjft
of the anthracite region here to-day
appointed a citizens' committee of ten
to take up with the presidents of the
anthracite-carrying rail Loads ?the im?
mediate settlement of the ' shopmen's
strike.
The committee, which ?includes the
mayors of the five principal cities in
the region, will communicate immedi
I'ately with E. E.' Loomis, president of
?the Lehigh; L. F. Loree, of the Dela?
ware & Hudson; W. IL Truesdale, ot
the I.ackawanna; W. G. Busier, of the
i N'ew Jersey ('entrai, and John B. Kerr
i or" the N'ew York, Ontario & Western
! and attempt to arrange meetings with
the striking shopcrafts workers on
these lines.
In urging these, meetings the com?
mittee, which will be known us th<
emergency committee on coal. Will
stress the need for meeting the coal
shortage by maximum production al
lthe mines and efficient transport?t ?or
service. The miners are ready and an:c
ious to work, after their five months
strike, and the striking shopmen art
in a conciliatory spirit, asking an "hoir
'orable peace."
Hope to End Controversy
For the timo being the projected alli?
ance between the miners' union and th?
shop mechanics will be held in abey?
ance and the efforts at settlement oon
fined to work of the emergency com
mittee. The members of the commit
tec, which is headed by Mayor John F
i Durkan ot Scrahtbti, are nop'el'ul o
; bringing together th? railroad official:
S and the strike leaders.
Although at the. outset of the meet
ing the railroad managements wen
criticized for their attitude in refusinj
to meet the strikers, a more concilia
tory tone was adopted later. An at
tempt to send telegrams to Presiden
Harding and Attorney General Daugh
erty, denouncing the railroad manage
rnents and the issuing of the Chicag*
injunction, failed.
Several hundred miners and strikini
ifyopmen crowded the Labor Temple an
cheered when various speakers toll
h<?w little success the railroads iifd i
* (Centin ued on pago f?ur)
Deposed King
Quits Greece
With Family
? j ..
?Royal Party Sails for Paler?
mo, in Sicily, Where
line Italian Government
Will Give Them Asylum
; :
! ATHENS; Sept. 30 'By The Associ?
ated Press). King Constantin?, Queen
I Sophia and Prince Nicholas sailed to
i day ?"or Palermo, Sicily. They em
;-barkrd at Oropus on-a Greek steam
j ship placed at the disposal of Iho fallen
\ a? onarch by the revolutionary commit
j'tee. The departure wait "without cere
; mony. The Italian government is ex.-'
j pectod to install them at Palermo.
Prince Andrew, brother of ex-King
? Con s tan tine, who has been staying ?V
j .ianina, has arrived at Corfu, announc
j ing his intention to proceed to London
I to join his wife, Princess Alice.
Dispatches from all the provinces of
| Greece tell i of the eagerness of the
! population to join the Nationalist
i movement. It is officially announced
! that virtually all the civil and military
! authorities of the. country have recog?
j nized the new regime.
The Prefect of Police has issued or
? ders to all residents to bring any arm?
i in thuir possession to the police depot.
I All violators of this order will be so*
! ver?lv punished. j
Patriarch Is Recognized
The manner in which the revolution
I ary committee has insured order In
Athene has excited the admiration of
all citizens and foreigners. One of the
! first acts of the new ministry will be i
to send fraternal greetings to the'
Greek Patriarch jli Constantinople,
Archbishop MeletioS Metaxakis, who;
? was not. recognized by the Con s tan tine '
government.
. The Prefecture of Police has dis- j
closed that the following persons are;
held in prison awaiting trial: Former
Premiers Gounaris, Stratos and Propo- !
papadakis, who conducted the govern
ment during the Asia Minor campaign;
former Minister of War Theotokis, |
Generals Coristantinopoulos and Dous
manis and Colonel Tsontos.
The revolutionary commutes has an?
nounced, after conferring with the
ministers of Great. Britain, Franc?.
Italy, Holland and Spain, that there is i
no doubt the revolution has created an
absolutely new condition of aifair?, ]
clearly indicating that the Entente im- ;
tions will favor Grecian political
rights, j
A delegation of the Agrarian party
recommended to the revolutionary j
committee the punishment of those re- I
sponsibie for the disaster to Greece.
Colonel Gonalas, the head of the com?
mittee, replied that the people could
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U. S. Supreme Court to Hear
Craig Contempt Case To-morrow
The question as to what constitute?
contempt of court is to be put up to the
United .States Supreme Court-for de?
cision to-morrow by Edmund L. Moo
ney, counsel for Charles L. Craig,
Comptroller of New York City. Mr,
Mooney will file a petition for a writ
of certiorari to review the ruling of
the Circuit Court of Appeals for the
2d District, vacating a writ of habeas
corpus in the contempt proceedings
growing out of th? Comptroller's criti?
cism of Judge Mayer's policy in con?
nection with the traction receivership
three years ago.
If the Supreme Court denies the pe?
tition, Comptroller Cvaig will have to
serve out the sixty-days' sentence in
the Essex, N. J., County jail,
which was imposed upon him by Fed?
eral Judge Julius M- Mayer. This ap?
peal to the highest court in the land
is the last step to which Mr. Craig's
counsel can rcaort to keep the Comp?
troller out of prison- The taking into
physical custody of Mr. Craig's person
becomes automatic if this latest legal
eflort fail?.
It will be recalled that when Judge
Mayer appointed receivers for the
Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company and
other line? the Corporation Counsel
asked that co-receivers acceptable to
the Board of Estimate be- named, so
?
I that the city's interest might be pro
! tec ted. This Judge Mayer refused to
j do. Nine month* later, in a letter to
I Public Service Commissioner ?ixon,
? Mr. Craig took occasion to pass Btrlc
! tures on the court for its action. Mr.
j Craig was thereupon cited for con
! tempt of court, tried- before Judge
! ?<tayer, found guilty, 'sentenced and
! taken into custody by the marshal.
The four judges who have sat in te
| view of Judge Mayer's finding divided
? evenly on the question of its correct?
ness. In Mr. Mooney's last legal effort,
! to upset the ruling of the lower courts
j it is his main contention that no con
i tempt was committed when in the
? Comptroller's act there was no possi?
bility of the "obstruction" of justice a?,
set forth in Section 268 of the Judical
Code.
Mr, Mooncy contends that the Comp?
troller's letter was written when'no
judicial dtermination of any character
whatsoever was pending in the court,
I and cites decisions of the Supreme
j Court to show that criticism of tr;fi
' courts after the conclusion of judicinl
? cogitation is not punishable":st con?
tempt, even if the criticism be unw&r
? ranted.
.?.???--'
! Mift? Chatterton displayed hitherto nn
\ suspected ?motinnal power. Mr. Miller
I Khov.-ed a c?epf.h of f8*U?m- itoWom witnea*td
fin a B<xiadw*y-the*t?r,)--.?ua(?A()vtl ? ?
{I
Situation is Regarded as
Increasingly Critical
and Onsorship Like
War Time Is Imposed
INcw British Forces
Encourage Capital
Flight of Christians h
< Checked as Transport
Sails Into Dardanelles
CONSTANTINOPLE, Sept. 30
(By The Associated Press).?British
officials admit that the Chanak Bita*
at ion is proving more critical, am"
that hopes for an amicable settle?
ment are Waning.
The Turkish troops continue in
close contact with the British. They
have formed a screen around the
British forces, behind which they are
making concentrations and recon
noitering.
The British have established s
war-time censorship. Hereafter the
mention of names of regiments, their
strength and destinations is pro?
hibited.
General Harington Beems to have
exhausted his pea ?ful overtures,
and many fear that military action
Will follow.
Hash Possible Any Hour
A rupture between the opposing
forces, it i* thought in military quar?
tets, is likely to be precipitated at an*
hour unless the Turks withdraw fr?re
the neutral zone.
Large forces of British Infantry have
been landed here from the trans-Atlan
tic liner Glengorm Castle. These so!
uiers are to reinforce the lines on the
Asiatic side of the Bosporus, #hf$
British will defend in (he event tbe
Turkish Nationalist army at ismid be?
gins a movement toward Cojimtenti?
-nopfc. The Kemallwt army 'ta 'nr.dcr
Mtood to cousis! of two divisions.
When the. Glenyyrru Castle ?utcjefi
the Golden Horn and the musses of in?
fantrymen he?jgme'yisi.ble from the city
the immense gathe-rin?-s o? Greeks end
Armenian? seeking visas outside th?
In tor-Allied passport bureau Quickly
melted away. The expression w*<
h?Ard:' "Vc won't bother with-pass
ports now. The British are sending
ships and troops." ?? '. ?L
<i reeks Discard Fezes
Tlic arrival of these severa! ^thou?
sand additional British troops,has en?
couraged the .Greeks and the' Arme
nians'here to discard their Turkish ,
fozes ao-l resume conventional' West- s
em headgear. At the beginning of
the present crisis every Greek and j
Armenian provided himself,-With a faz
which he wore continuously until he j
thought tile danger of Turkish occu?
pation was peat, -British .airplanes'
ew orer-the- eniMtal-to-day, causing .'?
flurry of excitement in Stamboul. Th?
aerial manoeuvers ga\ e the populace
another evidence of Great Britain's
preparedness to meet eventualities
The cot tiriued arrival of British war
unit1' bat lessened the danger of an
uprising within the city and checked
the panicky ?light of Christians to
neighboring countries.!
Copyrlj-frtj J?23. Mew fork Tribun? 7no.
Front The iffVUmu?'? European B ir?a<t
LONDON, Sept. 30.- The British
Cabinet and all' officia'. London, sat up
to-night, waiting in vain word from
General Harington. at Constantinople,
on tin- outcome of his most recent note
to Mustapha Kema! demanding that th*
Turkish Nationalist forces be with?
drawn ft o?a the neighborhood of cha?
nak. Lloyd George, and all the min?
isters canceled week-end plans and are
remaining ?a the capita!.
There, is some confusion as to. the
voiding .of the British note to Kemal.
Apparently inspired statements : ?ado
this afternoon softened the first'belli?
cose interpr?tation md removed the
message from the category of .nit:
maturas; at least, i' was insisted'thar
the Turks were not ordered to get out
of the neutral zone before General Harr?
ington would meet them in preliminary
peace conversations.
Venizelos's Arrival Deplored
A turn to the situation which is gen?
erally considered unfavorable wi,<
given by the arrival In London to-day
of former Premier Venizelos of Grooce.
"The Evening Standard," which has
been defending Lloyd George's policy,
cails Venizelos's visit ill-timea, and
thinks unfavorable deductions will b?
made, abroad from his appearance here
at this hour. ,
Vehizelos raid he bad not been in?
vited to cai! at the British Foreign Of?
fice, but he hinted that ho would so:1
the government officiels next week, re?
marking: "I know the habits of people
in the Foreign Office better than to try
to see any one on Saturday or Sunday. '
To reporters; .Venizelos said that his
visit, was on purely personal nffairs.
WMle troops and war ships continue
to leave England for the Near Fast.
British labor goes on with the devel?
opment ot plans in opposition to war,
Arthur l?endtrson, in a speech at. Wim? '
bledon this afternoon said:
"If, necessary, we have decided to
call ? special conference of the trades
I union and labor movement to consider
I what further sters we shall take to
I bring the government to its sense".iE
| it pays no attention to our demand foi
the adoption of a policy that aims at
peace.*'
E*-Officers Volunteer
Almost simultaneously with thi<
warning theW'ar Office announced that
a large number of applications to re?
join the colors were being received
from -former officers, and although
none were? yet needed4 \should the
necessity arise the requests would bo
promptly acted upon.
The obvious method of the worker*
in apotema pressure to tbe government
wouldiK?Hhreat cf. ??mkes-rpefhapii

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