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SINDAV. DKCKMHK? 10, 1922?108 PAGES?PART I (InctuHin, Spom) ??? FIVE (IMS
In Mai
Favors. Ship
_L, to Open Subsidy
W Monday; Minority
proposed by Foes
\on? Stop U*' ?
WdV.S.rf*?' Fleet
p^ n*?J?T p. -nater
. . -nun of the -
' Jut*. ** * Com-n M*p\ reposed
f***^^TTj^-*Mil to ?he Senate to- I
???,0 ke wotM c?H ?h* mea.ure
^g.rfrT far ?ensideration.
t? ?r*f"w,r ov" the M" wlU
a?k tfcH.**eordiiK to all Ir.dicationa.
n? ,jiHTr** including most of the
,?f the f?rm bloc and profjr??
W*iand nearly ?11 t'a? Democrat?,
d t?fir plan? made to protract the
Satt t? treat length. They make no
?????teen? of their plana to filibuster
?TSiliniit if necessary. Pol!? of the
? .^-.,4. recently bv the friend? of
Sigjajur* indicate that if it could be
'it** <'> ? v?t? ** would hate a ?mall
BH^mmitt."? "n Commerce thi?
nartlaf. hy a vote of 11 to 5, ordered
., npjrteH. All the Republican?, plu?
??alter Ransdell, of Louisiana. D?mo?
lit, rote H for a favorable report.
Minor Change* Made
jfttar change? were ordered by t.ie
MijaRtee, but for practical purpoie?
WVill i* an ?entativcly agreed to la?t
j^tur Th? Madden i mendment fer
tUU\ i| mi la out of the
nr?- Willi? compromUe
Mitmdaient i? in. It requires appro
?fittioni from Congre?? only If com
MT.tttiot> contracted for I? increased.
Smtor J"' e? did not have time to
rire a detallad report on the bill,
nil explain !t ut length in hit
?rets ?hen he bring? the moHSUrc
?. Seiwtor Fletchor, for the Demo
cri'.i, nlad a minority report against
?W Mil. The minority opposed the
H?f?AT pc?cy flatly.
?? ?art the charge- that the opposi?
te? ?at ' l'v'e proposition to
her declared the
shipping could he
by turning all the
?tit* ?nt to ' ?' Panama Steamship
Cnrr+t ?? moony and
th? sh:p*
u? r*t ? ?
. M m ?? il requirod."
la? Operation at Profit
ttfrrriag to the alternativo of aub
lidy, Sana- ^aid :
"R??in?.' is the alternative, If
rnalets* yo., ca? ?top tMa los? lm
?alitriyh'. ' imlng all the ah r
t? tl?s?|th!v successful government
**ti ?fid ont-opcrated line,
1 ?id tht scent the United
SWtt L. n>t;ib!i*hed in the
?rtt?-Atlai business, the Panama
?alaihi't) < ..mpany, or both that com
?bi sod ih<- only other government
*??H ?n ? opc-nted line, the United
?lciUncv o. fof and oper
tBtffi (?irret!;, properly and effl
e^ajthjr, a? conditions require. Not
?ah; ?onl.l the loss be ?topped, but the
?Up ?ould be operated nt a profit.
???Ike ? ps now operated by these
!*i?tr' companies.''
; Jpttot "(I the rest of the
Mttcrat? of the committee oppose
ta?Idea of putting the Sh'pping Board
?4 of Iumt .- ?. The minority report
?? thi? point
? of this measur?
Hoard out of
? it is not In the
? to rii'pens>' with a gov
nt ?jener of t ht ^ character.
"Whether ?ill th<- *hips are private
whether orr.e arc so
??ned and ?nrr.r are i -n'd by the gov
?rrmeBt-in ai shall need
al with
th? question of rate? at which Amerl
imerce shall be carried. If
?| neniare is pa,.*eH and r.-sults in
of the Shipping Board,
'A und expect.
'??*??? commerce will he at the
'? ? th w *'M* rnnn'nK ?nd operat
I our?, they fly our
termi?. .. * ????menta will d
ermine the rate? fcf freight, a. well
eaaft?;? "I trt?r Tbere will be no
?Mtral w,th rfffrtow t0 fh ro(Ucs
?SwSl?."UM,*>i ?* ?]* b?
?S? ??nu7* 9Lthf nr>on Of th?
?r?r StaaUr Kleieher ^ays:
?kwi .* fT?Pot^ to ,nact a law
HS?" *n'<-h ha? been repeated
,-rJJ"*> heretofore and a? often
JT iBvolves lsunchin? the
-^*"*'?? m ?it? twihn)
^yproroiis Dancer?
"J* *e*fhw,< .She have, an
?"?priera of Hall* .Wrt
"V Are llelpl,-.*
?ft, fifth Deputy
had the propri??
t? hall? before her in
i?!?, s reel police
>t was learned yealer
? ?nav.* ? "orn the law to them a?
;?-Wt \ ??"> ?ne had received nu
I "t? of indecorous dane
I hall, in the city, that
??JaTel? ,n *"A th?t of her Pf>?ce
'*?* of th lrC'd ^'f r of the J?tico of
? wanted to have
T|? j ** 'i kind of dancing.
? ?Wt tli,.. ali proprietor? told her
? *ere practically powerle??
Im? ? w*r*?r* '?> their own daiic?
SC taJ? Xh** 'nip?rilled their popu
*a7??,ijlr.c?Corner? would go where |
^? ????. d Mri' Uft- "Such danc I
?*. ff' ?0 ??tter what happen?. \
???????? aas been reached and oor ?
'"??ad fit?1 hausted. If th? proprie
Sarei tt*?r ^?nagers can't ?top ?uch ,
|l have to do co- '
"ring will be ?n-1
throoghrmt tb? city. It
lampa .m Mr.wH
??M k i ."- '?">?? "a??*??*?
"? ?*? '?! Brraat *?i?._Advi.
Leinster on Way to Fix
One-Man Crew Race
!.ONDON, Dec. ?.?The Duke
of Leinster sailed to-day on the
steamship Baltic for New York to
complete arrangement? for his
proposed race across the Atlantic
next year against William Wa*h
bum Nutting, each man to sail a
twelve-ton ketch, single handed.
The duke said that no wager
had been laid upon the outcome of
the rsce, which was being under?
taken merely as a sporting event,
and to show that such a voyage
was feasible for experienced
Mr. Nutting, who issued the
rhe Menge for the race, is < ommo
dore of the Cruising Club of
i ?,- ?
News Summary
Bonsr Law, at London Conference
of Premien, indicates he it willing
to consider cancellation of French
debt if reparation settlements srt
satisfactory to Great Britain.
Turks turn obdurate at Lausanns
i on subjects of capitulations and Ot?
toman debt. Tehtteherin issues vir?
tual appeal to Turkish people on
Straits issue through newspaper in?
Ship subsidy bill reported to
Senate by vote of 11 to 5. Opponents
! to wsfe bitter filibuster.
Radical bloc in Congress is theme
I of satirical skit at annual dinner of
the Gridiron Club.
Young wife of wealthy Long Isl?
and farmer strangely disappears on
trip to city.
Harris* proposes east-west boule?
vard, 360 faet wide from river to
river, as solution of traffic problerr
Nude American art endangered by
prohibition, aays Cass Gilbert.
Miners' chief charges fuel regula?
tions play into hands of operators
and keep union men idle.
Berengaria arrives twenty hours
late after battle with fierce storms.
Half million "debtor" of Kardos &.
Burke denies he owes s cent.
"Dinty" Moore's plaee raided again
as H-oadcay crowds look on.
Thomas Lipton off for home,
still with an eye on the cup.
Mayor Hylan sees trend to progi
sivism which will obviate any third
party. Praises Hearst, denounces
| Klan and present construction of old
! parties in speech before Cook County
| Real Estate Board.
New York Republican delegation in
i House of Congress starts movement
I for complete overhauling of party's
I state machine.
Georges Clemenceau, in Philadet
| phia speech, soys President Harding,
I in his message to Congress, made
i overture for new world conference to
aid Europe.
Mrs. Lee M. Russell, wife of
| Mississippi Governor, testifies In hi?
behalf; says they took Miss Birkhr. I,
his accuser, Into their home as
humanitarian act.
Senator Albert J. Beveridge, in
Chicago address, calls upon "plain
Asserlcaa men and women" to unite
in saving nation from rsdicslism.
William Allen White, Emporta
editor, after dismissal of charges
against him of violating Kansas
Industrial Court Law, defies state to
prosecute others.
Jock Soutar successfully defends
world's pro racquet title against Wil?
liams. English challenger, et Phila?
Yankees plan Important trades at
major league meetings next week.
Seven teams in final fight for
money prizes in six-day bike rscs st
Msdison Square Garden.
Rutherford wins high sehool New
Jersey State football title with vic?
tory over Nutlcy eleven, 14 to 0.
Corcoran rides two more winners
at New Orleans.
Hutching Is Yale Secretary
Selected to Succeed Anton P.
Stokes by Corporation
NEW HAVEN, Conn.. Dec. 9.~ Robert
Mayr.ard Hutchins was eho en secre?
tary of Yalo Univers'ty. succeeding the
Rev. Mr. Anson Phelps Stokes, st a
?astilg of the Yale Corporation to?
The new secretary assumes his du?
ties on January 1. Mr. Stokos's resig?
nation was effective on July 1 last.
Hylan Puts
Third Party
On Side Track
Hearst, 'Greatest Man in
U. S.,' Johnson, Pinchot
and Wafna maker to Save
the OW Ones, He Say?
Layn Our War Entry
To "Wall St. Greed"
Heap? Abuse on British,
Hughes, Mellon and Ku
Klux in Chicago Speech
CHICAGO, Dec. 9. -If the "interna?
tional bankers and the food profiteer*"
?control both the Republican and I>*mo
'?retic parties when the nomination* for
the 1*24 Presidential candidates are
made, undoubtedly, in the opinion of
Mayor Hylan of New York, there will
he a third party Presidential nominee
in the field to contest the place with
them. Mr.yor Hylan does not believe,
however, that such control, v.hirh he
insist? is virtually absolute to-day, w-.ll
last up tn the time of the nominating
conventions. What the head of the
New York City government anticipates
Is a distinct shift ir the tendencies of
Democratic and Republican parties.
srttfc -orresponding change In the
chara? i of tn/ir Presidential nomi?
nee, whi? . he believes, will satisfy the
people and at the same time obviate the
third party possibility.
Ma-or Hvlan named Rodman Wena
maker. Co ?Tord Pinchot or Hiram John?
son as probabilities for the Republi?
can nomination. As the likeliest Demo
1 cratic standard bearer he named Wil?
liam Randolph Hearst.
"What the People Want
"What the people want" he said "is
a man whose sympathies sre with the
i people and not with cold, a candidate
i on either ticket with a proved progres
! she record. If the international bank?
ers and the food profiteers control both
parties there undoubtedly will be a
j third party hut it strikes me they won't
' be able ?o."
In his speech before the Cook County
I Real Kstate Board to-night Mnyar
I Hylan bitterly scored the present con
ion of both the Republican and
Democratic parties, den? uneed the
j Ku-Klux Klan in unnieiiMircd tern?
I and in between took occasion to turn
! aside and pay a strong tribute tr
Hearst sad the services of the Hearst
! paper* in obtaining for himself the
Mayoralty si New York.
Hays t.reesl Sent Us Into the W?r
He also assailed both the Republican
and Democratic part'es, the "powera Of
?<reed and coroption" in Wall
l>lamed our entry into the era
British misrepflrSSMtationa and Wall
i Street greed and scored the tariff law.
The SMtes) was under the sponsor
j ship of Mayoi William Hale Thompson,
I with whom he conferred at French
I.iek Springs. Ind., recently over the
I poltieal outlook for Mi.
While Eastern reports have indl
I cated their conference would be con
? tinued durir.g his visit here, both
executives were non-committal on the
; subject.
Mayor Hylan, who arrived here to
, day, will leave for New York Monday
A small group of "excessively
wealthy individuals" control both the
maior political parties, he told the
realtors, and through the exercise of
"powerful, sinister and too often un?
lawful influence have become the vir
, tual dictators of the destinies of more
than 110,000,000 M
They have dictated nominations for
? the Presidency, ho said, written the
i platforms and party p'edge?, und be?
cause of their camp; Tgn fund contri
' butions arrogated to th"m?elves the
! right to dictate governmental pel
Public officials who dare t,. oppose
j this power, Mayor Hylan said, are
driven to "an earthly as well as politi?
cal grave," or compelled to compromise
II with their conscience and become sub?
servient tools,
(alia Hearst "Greatest Man'
"I might say to you." he continued,
, "in all candor, that either alternative
might have been my lot, and that I
might not now be Mayor of the City of
New York if one of the greatest, most
! useful of citisens and through hi? pub?
lications the most powerful individual
in the United States. William Randolph
? Hearst, had not enr.Med me. through
i the columns of his newspapers, to pre?
sent my side of the city administra
I lion's case to the people,"
The interests of Wall Street banker?,
I the Mayor continued, "aro common
I with those of their ilk on the other
M the Atlantic," and this, be s?
I serted. was "evidenced by our -.try
into Ih? war."
Grrat Britain and the Allies, he
charged, misled Americans by their
censorship and edited and doctored
newspaper dispatches to make thrra
conform to their cause.
America went into the war, he said,
to protect the foreign investments of
the Wall Street bankers and because
the great munitions manufacturers
wanted the additional profits that
would accrue to them.
Some hankers are now urging, h? de?
clared, that Amenea remit the ten bil
lior loans to the Alii"? because they
would have a better chance of collect?
ing their own foreign investments. He
attacked Secretarv of State Hughes as
a "tool of the Standard Oil" and a
"former Rockefeller Sunday school
??-_^_???- ?
The Tribune To-day
The Tribune Magazine has been combined uilh the
ttok pages in a new tabloid section, which appear $ for
the fir$t time to-day. This will be it? permanent form.
fart V?Review of ?*W ?res.
far? /?The mew? of the doy.
Pour pages of ?miels.
Pert II?Editorial?.
Lmte netw? feeturr?.
firm? of automobilms.
The Radio mage?p. 7.
American Legion page?p. S.
Part III?Rent estate new,
Financial and business.
Home builder?' mage?p. 3.
The Travel Cuide? m. 14.
tert IV?The news of society.
The Tribune Institute?pp. 6-7.
The Pathlon paga?p. ?.
In the theater.
The m
PART ri?Magasins end Booh?.
William Allen White?p. S.
Doctor Dotittte?p. 14.
! ran VII?The graphic section.
Part VIII?The camlc section.
Mr. and Mrs,?by Briggs.
Betty?by Voight.
Berlin Move? to Halt
Monarchist Advance?
*S*1?l WW1?. to TU Tr1h*n?
rn"??t. jijj. N.w T#tt Tr1fcM- lM
BERLIN. Dec. 9.-The Proa
?Ian Minister of Stab?, Herr
S?**rinK, Socialist, announce.) |f>
day that he is arranging to use
*>*ery possible means st hi? com?
mand to frustrais the projected
?dvtnce into Prussia of the Hit?
ler Bavarian monarchist organi?
zation, which camouflages itself
under the name of National-So?
After revealing the extent of
the pUna Hitler has made for ex?
tending, his activities northward,
Herr Severing said to-day:
"These gentlemen may depend
opon it that any attempts on their
part to bring their organization
into Prussia will be met in u man?
ner which they will remember as
long, as they live.''
Harrias Visions
Auto Highways
Spanning City
Suggests 360. Foot Croaa
town Boulevard To Be
Built ?n Form of Invest?
ment by the Municipality
Through Ways to Suburbs
Seem 45,000.000 in Metr?p?
oli? in 200 Years; Man?
hattan Devoted to Trade
Nev York with a population of 45,
000,000, with a warehouse and loft ion?
! stretching from the Battery to Forty
i second Street, a financial district that
i begins at Times Square and reaches to
j Fifty-ninth Street, a fashionable shop,
ping center between fifty-ninth and
1 126th streets, and all Westehester,
I Queens and Long Island as its residen?
tial iistriti this is the picture of the
city 200 yesrs from now drswn jres
I terday by .Special Deputy Police Com
I missioner John A. Harn??.
Commissioner Harms, who is the
! traffic expert of the Police Department,
indicates in a statement the provisions
which he ballenas will be necessary to
accommodate this great increase In
population. His plan calls for scores
of great trsfTic arteries built on an im?
mense scale and at different levels,
special express highways for swift
moving traffic and dozens of bridges
connecting New Jersey and ?esjtaeaat
ern New York State west of '.S* Hud?
son with the new metropolis, as well
as other new bridges rpanning the Cas.
iand Harlem rivers and providing traf
fie arteries to Queens, Westchester ano
j Long Island. Ocean passenger liners
will berth in Long Island terminals,
and the Huii-on River piers will be
u>ed for enr -nereial ocean traffic only
Comim loner Harrias Insists that it
is necessary for the city to begin at
once to ii'nn for the increase in popu?
lation which Be estimates will come
j during the Baal century and particu
' larly to prepare for the increase of
I the next twenty-five year?. Te meet
the immediate problems the Commis?
sioner suggests a boulevard 380 feet
. wide from the Hudson River to the
Baal River. This will necessitate the
wrecking of 200 feet of buildings from
river to river, at a cost of approxi?
mately $:o,ooo,ooo.
How Plan May Be raid For
"This expenditure can b* made in
'"tro of an investment by the city
and return on the invet>tment can be
I provided for by the increased assessed
valuation on the north and south sides
1 of the express boulevard and all of
the properties adjacent thereto," says
"For half a mile north ard south
i there would be a substantial increase
i in the realty values throughout the
length of the express boulevard.
"The boulevard would be arranged
as follows:
SlrlensliUi. I* f?*t *l<1* ... *?
? ?nd l-af?lr. put to euro. IS*
irb. 10?
ard mad? up aa follows:
m inn .1*
BaMboun I express traffic.
"The express traffic would pass un
i der all of the north and ?outS hound
street?, with ramps to a Sixth Avenue
! express highway and an artistic Park
Avenue viaduct.
"The turning of vahleular traffic or
eroiialng of pedestrians would be per
I mltted at street intersection? only.
I Theater tones would be at the east
I and west ends of the boulevard, with
I automobile terminals and parking
hotels. Beneath the boulevard provi?
sion would be made for the parking of
I aara, ?
"At some later period, should it be
deemed necessary, the express area of
100 feet could b? covered with an ar
tistic concrete roadway 100 feet wide.
"This express highway would eon
nect with the elevated express high?
way on either side of the present Sixth
Avenue elevated road, each forty feet
wide, as originally suggested by ma
In 191?.
"Thus a belt would be provided
starting on the upper West Side and
upper Cast Side, proceeding down
town direct or crossing either way by
broad boulevards into Brooklyn and
Queens, the first to be located between
Forty-second Street and Fifty-ninth
!, second between Twenty-thrd
Street and Forty-second Street, third
between Fourteenth Street and Twen
tr-third-street and fourth between
Chambers Street and Fourteenth Street
"Aa the center of serions congestion
lies in the sob? between Forty-second
Street and Fifty-ninth Street end aa this
condition has become acute and as this
section require? imm?diat? relief, it Is*
?attested that the ether erosa boule?
vards be not considered at this time.
as it ia just likely that within tha next
twenty-five years the entire lower sec?
tion of the ctty may be adequately pro?
vided for, as I am firmly of the be?
lief that Manhattan Island below Four?
teenth Street will be given over to ?tor
age and warehouses provision and will
erantually be forced to utilise the large
office buildingi dowatowD for this pur?
Clean House
In State, Ask
Gathering to Discus* the
Overhauling of Entire
Party Organization Is
Urged by Mott and Fi*h
Warning lamed to
"Stalwart" Leaden
Direct Primary's Return
and Home Rule in AH
Transit Matters Sought
Fran Th? Tribun* ? Wnthingtan Hurtan
WASHINGTON, Dec. 9.- Complot?
| overhauling of the New York
Repuhlie?n machine ?s the object of ?
movement launched to-day in th* Now
York delegation of th? Hou?a of Rep.
reientatlves. The immtdiat? demand
i* for a general conclave of all tho
party leaders, from th? S?n?tor? and
Representatives in th? Ktat? L?gial*
| ture down to th? county chairmen.
I which would lay the plan? for bous?
cleaning and consider possible res?
toration of atate widt direct primaries,
reorganisation of th? state government
and "genuine horn? rule measure?" on
transit and other issues.
The movement, which is ur.d?r th?
guidance of Representative I.uther
chairman of the New York del?,
gation In the House, ?nd Rep-, sent?
t ve Hamilton Fish jr., Munilv chal?
lenged the party leaders with the d?c?
"The HJiflMi element In :he party
would not follow 01 remain in It if the
old reactionary leader? and policies
wer? to domins'e "
"Round Robin" Clrrolat-d
A round robin letter, fttlRg forth
the complaints in ?pec c ' >rn ?nd
j calling; upon the organisation to fall
hito line with the "progrnrvca." is
| b'-ing circulated at the capital, and
! Repr?sentative Mott said to nicht it
I will be signed by a majority of th*
: Republican member? from \'?w York
I S*ute. It will be sent next ??I
|0 K Morris, chairman of thi Re
I rblican Bitte ?omiiuttee. \ furmf-l
? ment issued to-dav said:
"Representatives Luther Mott and
Hamilton Fish Jr., in an interview,
! stated that a letter was being drafted
g| - orri", chairman of the
Republican State Committee, which a
number of Republican Congressmen
I hav? indicated their desir? to sign, re
quoting the calling of a conferenre of
Republican member? of Congre??,
? Stato Legislature, county chairmen
and stato eommittaemen to consider
the advisability of urging the Republi?
can members of the Sute Legislature
to ?uppor tha restoration of state?
wide direct piimanes, reorganisation
tata go\ -rnment and genuine home
measntes with refereac? to the
transit situation etc.
"It is propose.I to rend the letter to
th? ?tat? chairman vnthln the next
week, when it will be given to the iep
.tativea of the New York
Mott ?nd Mr. Fish both asserted
that the- believed the advocacy of cer
! tain progresaive measures was r.ecc?
I sary for the sake of harmony and the
i future success of the Republican party
; !n New York. Th? younger element In
; the par'y would not follow or rem?ln
\ in it if the old re?etionary leaders ?nd
; policies were to dominate.
Seek to Regain Popalar Faith
"Some of the party leaders were un
I der the suspicion of being controlled
by the corporation? and this influence
' must he wiped out before th? party
can regain the faith of the voterv
The Republie?n party in New York ap?
pears to ontact with the
people and ever; ort must he made
' to show its good lmth by supporting
' progressive legislation at Albany ana
' Washington.
"Mr. Mott and Mr. Fish both de
: rlared that they were not aeeklng po
i litieal preferment and that they were
' not for or against any one, but simply
' urging the Republican party in New
York State not to permit Itself to be
, placed in tho position of obstructing
I progressive and sound popular reforms,
? whether advocated by Governor Smith,
r<r emanating from another ?>ourcc."
- - ?
Will Try to Print Photo
On Side of Mountain
fp^cltl MtpatrK to Tki maun?
ATLANTA, <;?.. Dec. ?. f.ut/om
! I'orglum, world renowned sculptor, hi
I preparing to attempt to print a picture
. n the side of Stone Mountain, near
here, in exactly the ?ame manner a? a
| photographer prints on sensitized pa
i P*r
Parrel? of chemicals for sensitizing
[ the mountain and developing the "nef
?nd the mo?t powerful project
! mg lam? ever built have been con?
tracted for by Mr. horgium.
Using the night as his "dark room."
j he plan? to flr?t treat the Mde of the
'mountain ?nth chemical?. Then from
a spot 700 feet away the picture h?
?hopes to print will b" projected on the
?mountain from the huge lamp. Three
or four hour?' exposure will be given.
After the proper exposure the d*
'reloping will begin. First, down th?
?M- of the mountain will come barrel?
of HeTeloper. then the fixing bath ?nd
Anally tons of clear water.
If ?uereisful h? will u?e the picture
in his work of earving tha Confeder
ate monument on the side of the moun?
Dry Law Spells Knoi'k-Out
Of Art, Cass Gilbert Suspects
Cast Gilbert, designer of the Wool
worth Building, suggested yesterday
?t the annual luncheon of the School
I of Art League at the Hot?) MeAlpin
? that prohibition might be the death of
?such rudimentary art as was to be
i found in this country.
"My eminent friend Joseph Penned,"
he aaid, "notes in his recent book on
art that the death of Oriental art oc
! corred when Mahomet ordered pro?
hibition upon his people. Now, I
i wonder if tnere will be a dry art in the
dry eountrr of America. We who are
here will not know how the experiment
will result, but the children now in
tbe 8cbool of Art will live la sei the
It was to be Inferred fron his re?
marks that he thought the death of
American art might be less of S
death o? Oriental art.
ring* the knowledge et art la
the various nations of the world, suet
as Italy, Frsnee and Belgium," sail
Mr. Gilbert, "I venture to say withou
fear of successful contradiction that
as a whole, no people are more igno
rant of the arts than the Americans.
"There are no uglier buildings or
the face of the earth than some ol
these in the central part of the United
States. They are at the same time
sordid, cheap, dirty and extravagant
There are nice buildings in New Eng
lard, hut they are sometimes stupid
and too ?-anitarv.
"There do exist some beautiful ex?
amples of are' a Virginia and
Maryland. The explanation '
lack of beauty is that our instinct for
beauty ha-, been lost in the hast? for
wealth and po- ta for th?
beautiful are lost in the intente con?
centration of peoples aed yet the art
of design U as necessary te a com?
munity as the art of making s Hviag."
British Offer to Cancel
French Debt to Assure
Germany a Moratorium
Parley Equal
To Versailles,
Harding Hint of a Ntm
Treaty Belirxd Feeler
for (?real Washington
Conferenre on Europe
I ?y?? TS? rn????'? Wn? hi ?ginn Bitnmm
WASHlNtiTON, Dec. 9.-Thera was
mor? informal discussion ?bout th?
corridor? and cloak room? of th? Cap?
itol to-day of Pre?ld?nt Hardlng'a ref?
erence in hi? message to other pact? In
the natura of the four-power pact.
This phaie of the menage beyond
anv question is arousing more com?
ment and speculation than any othar
in the document.
Both because of the fact that it
seem? to be ?o viewed by M. Clemen?
ceau, and for other reason?, tha refer?
ence by the President to th? applica?
tion of tha four-power pact to other
< controversies is accepted a? meaning
; nothing lei? th?n that the President
? ha? in mind another great Interna?
tional conference, to be hejd In Wash?
ington before many morrths, to deal
w.th at least soma of tho trouble? that
I betet Kurope.
Scope Woold Re Tiroad
It i? the hrlief of those in a poii
1 tion to know that if such a conference
? i? ever called by th? President it will
| be of ?n importance that reaches far
? beyond the Genoa conference ?nd
? other conference? which have been
I held in Kurope sine? the Versailles
I Treaty wa? effected. It undoubtedly
? would be largely economic, but would
involve diiarmament and unavoidably
would re?ch into largo phases of in?
ternational politics.
What nations would br brought Into
the proposed pact which the President
?terns to have in mind I? one of tho
jubjeet? for ?peculation. Howtvcr,
Senate goaiip indicate? that if it i*
1 h?)d and is to be broad enough ta do
' any good, It will have to include the
leading powers of Kurope, not even ex?
cepting German.,. In the absence of
recognition of Russia by this govern?
ment, it Is assumed generally by those
who aie ?peculating on the subject
that Russia naturally would be left
1' is pointed out that if the Kuro
pean disarmament and economic ques?
tion? are to be settled and they are
conceded to b? Inter-related then both
| France and Germany must meet each
\ other face to face at the proposed con?
ference table.
To Sound Sentiment
While the Ulk about the Senate in?
dicates the Prealdent'i plan is to an
extent embryonic "nd not fully ma?
tured, those in a position to know arc
need the President's words w?r?
i meaiurad with extreme care and that
! in part at least thiy were put fo'th
j to sound United States and world ?en
timent on th? subject of another con
l re.
(Ireat developments on this lin? ar?
looked for here by soma authoritle?
before many months.
Much of the comment on the pro?
posed Mfl pact touching kuroptun
1 matter? is being made privately. How
i ever, there is not the ?lightest doubt
that if It is attempted by the Execu?
tive the plan will draw the hottest kind
of Are from many of the old enemies
of the League of Nations in the Sen?
? ? ?
Explosion on Oil Burner
Kills One, Injures Five
Gat Collected in Cylinder of
Engine Said to Hav* Caused
\rrnlrnl tut Munson Une
Joel Jensen, chief engineer of th?
! steamship Fritzoe, died last night in
| Holy Family Hospital, Brooklyn, from
injurie.? rereved in the afternoon in
?an explosion which occurred in the en?
gine room of the Fritxoe in dry dork
- ar! of the Theodore A. Crane'?
pany at the foot of Columbia
I othera were injured, one of
: whom, Joseph Johnson, machinist, may
I lo?e his sight even if he recovers from
his burn?. The other? are Robert
Tirkson. second assistant ?n
fineer, and Raymond Tuesta, John M.
arr and iViliem Harriion, machinist?,
I All of them ara in Holy Family Ho?
It is bePeved that ga> had collected
! (n a cylinder of the engine and ex
' I. Rrpreientative? of th? dry
company d-ciined to give any at?
i i-lanation of the uccid'
The ship, which is under charter
to the Munson Line, has been in dry
deck s'nee Tuesday morning. It i? an
oil barner, using Pie,el engines.
? ? ?
Women Urge Conclave
For iVeir World Peace
THE HAGUE, Dec. 9 (By The
Associated Press).?The Wom?
en's International League for
Peace and Freedom to-day
adopted resolutions demanding a
new peace based upon new in?
ternational agreements, and
charging its members to work for
the convening of a world con?
frress for this purpose, eithtr
through the League of Nations, s
single nation or any group of na?
The resolutions were moved
by the British and French dele?
gations and adopted unanimously.
The women issued a warning
against occupation of the Ruhr,
and decided to organise demon?
strations in co-operation with
other pacifist bodies. The con?
gress also indorsed the principle
of disarmament.
Wife Vanishes
While Husband
Serves on Jury
Checks Drawn by Long Inl?
and Woman Returned to
Hank Lead to Belief Gang
kidnaped Her for Money
Left Home to Visit Sister
Mrs. Dorothy Latham Iji-1
Seen by Neighbor on Way
to Pennsylvania Station
Mrs. Dorothy LaCiara, of Orieat
Point, L I ? dropped out of sight Mon?
day In this city, it waa learned yes?
terday, ns completely and as inexplic?
ably as did Doiothy Arnold. Her hus
: band, t. Kllswortli Latham, a pros?
perous farmer, has spent the week
searching for her, being exeused from
jury duty for that purpose, and has
enlisted the assistance of the police.
Checks apparently drawn by the
young woman sinee her disappearance
, have been returned to a bank in River
head, L. I., where she had an account,
but her relatives and friends are with?
out a clew as to her whereabouts.
Had Considerable Money
She Is said to have had a consider
i able sum of money with her when she
i vanished, and the return of checks
i hearing her signature is regarded as
substantiation of her husband's theory
that she has been captured hv a gang
who are now extorting money from her
Mrs. Latham is twsnty-eight years
old. Shu has been married for eight
year? to Mr. Latham, who Is flfty-ftve,
and their married life is said to have
been ideally happy.
Mrs. Latham came to New York
Monday to visit her sister, Mrs. Frank
Snedeker, of 2129 Glebe Avenue, the
Bronx. Mrs. Frank Dougla.s, a neigh?
bor, shared her seat on the train and
walked with her from the Pe? i
vania Station to the Thirty-third
.Street station of the Hudson tuues.
Recalling suddenly that she had
checked her bag and had forgotten to
claim it, Mrs. Latham left her frisad
there and hastened hack in the direc?
tion of the station. That Is the last
Mrs. Dougla-? or any of her friends
havo seen of her.
(lad in Broen and Ble?
Mrs. Latham lias lurht hair and blue
eyes, is five feet three Inches tall and
weighs 13b pounds. She wears nose
glasses. When she came to New York
she wore a browa cloth coat, blue
skirt, white shirtwaist and low tan
Before her marriage she was a Miss
Guttman. Her home was in the Bronx
and sha waa a nurse, fhe was a
friend of Mr. Latham's daughter and
nursed his wife in her last illness.
Ferrie? Warn Patron-? of
Professional (?amblers
tackawanna Posts Notirea Fol?
lowing Complaints of
Heavy Losses
Mecaos? of numerous complaints
from commuters who use the Lscka
wanna Railroad ferryboats between
Hoboken and Manhattan, concerning
the appearance and activities of three,
card monta and shell game werkers,
the company yesterday had posted in
the eabins of all boats warnings
against gambling fakers.
The notice reads:
"Passengers are cautioned to be?
ware of gamblers who come aboard the
ferryboats of this company to play
their games. Some persons have
taken a chanc with them and have, of
course, sustained considerable losses.
Several of these gamblers have bean
caught, but when confronted with the
loser have refunded the money lest
and the complainants havo refused to
make a charge for arrest. This com?
pany deaires to protect its natrons
?? ask your co-operation toward
ping oat th's vicious evi. by
ring our employe? if you iho'.H
witness any such occurrences on th?
The gamblers have bean operating
on the boats for many we?ks and, ac?
cording to Information raeetved by the
railroad officials, hav? in soro? cas??
cleaned up aa much as 1300 aud $400
on a one-way trip.
Ori?asssr. wait? SalpSmr Uptime*
In high Allsftirn'M Ktautr >( natur*
ii?ir taonis. fcorMhsek atMkla?. Plasa.
BonArLalU Tell? Premier?
Nation V. ill Reconsider
KefuHal if Seulement
Proves Satiafaetory
Poincare Expected
To Moderate Stand
lone of Optimism Mark*
(ionferenee; Franee to
Kepi y Formally To-dat
LONDON, Dec. 9 (By The A ??a
ciated Press).- Premier Bonar Lav
caused a sensation at the second
session of the Allied premier? thi
afternoon, when, in the course of
hi? reply to M. Poineare'a mors
torlum plan, he gave clear Indica
tlon that the British governmen'
would be quite willing to reronnld?*
the question of cancellation of th?
Trench debt, provided such s e'ej
was made possible by a repsrationi
settlement satisfactory ?l <,re?
Mr. Bonar Law previously had Ir
timated that America's insistence
on the payment of the ?rit?sh dab'
ii'udo it very difficult for Eng
to 'liscuss remission of tha Fren?r
wa- debt
TV British Prime Minister's dec
larations at the afternoon me.
greatly encouraged Premier Poti
care, who was extremely pessimistic
early in the day over the outcome <?'
the conversations.
Words Increase Hope of Accord
While tho Premier? ar? far fr<-'
accord as yet, It was ?aid by the F"
delegation this evening that Mr. I!
Law'? pronouncements on the debts is
made an agreamaat moch mnre likel
Promiar Bonar Law began by ?ay
ing the Batfour note no longer extattv
fur the British government and that he
was free to consider th? wool? que
"I am prepared to reconsider
question of cancellation of debt*," k?
went on, "if such cancellation would
insure a settlement satisfactory to th?
British government."
M. Poincare, although reserving kit
formal reply to the new suggestion H
til to-morrow, expressed deep pleasure
at tha British attitude.
Th? British Prime Minister hH?fl
outlined the kind of ?ettlement hi d?
sired -a moratorium sufficient for I
many to re-establish her finances and
credit and stabilise th? mark, no mil
[tary action of any character by the
French and a reduet'on of the indem
nlty to between 30,000,000,000 and 4s),
000,000,000 gold mark*.
This statement Is especiad to ha\?
the effect of making M. Polncar? mor?
conciliatory and less Inclined to
about military measure?, sine? h* hin
??If believe? that military me??ur?*
mould not prov? very effective *
other new element which m?y help
conference to an agreement devel
to-night when u became known tha
Karl Bergmann, German repart'
chief, had arrived in London wil1
Chancellor Cuno'a n?w ?chema for ?
The Belgian plan, presented by Pre
mler Theunis this afternoon, call?
a two-year moratorium for Ger
and a loan to be participated in h'
nations at the rate of 6,000,0<"
gold marka ?? year for ?even year?,
making a total o? 35,000,000,0<)0, Thi
should represent th? total reparation?
indemnity. The loan will be guaran
teed by the wealth of th? German r<
According to thi? plan tha German
debt would be reduced to between thti
tv and forty brllon gold marks
France must abandon all idea of milt
tary or economic press :
The Germans would be req i
feet rigid financial reforms,
balancing tha budget and stabil:
th? mark. Part of this loan ?sails
handed over to Germany for that pur
Th? Belgians propos? po?tpon?men'
of th? Brussels conference until th
end of January or th? middl? of Fob
ruary. Their plan probably will b?
di?cu??ed Monday.
It is understood that th? king I
- tha four premier? and '
finance ministers lo-morro? H? i?
greatly interested in p??n
?conomie problem and desire? an A!
lied agreement a? soon as poaaibl?.
M. Toineare is understood to have
raid that Prance would consent to a
| moratorium of two year? for German
If certain economic guaranties accoa
panied it
Tranco Would (ontrol Rhlnelaad
The,- guaranties, briefly, wer? ?Y?
economic control of th? Khineland
partial occupation of th? Ruhr d?'
with about one diviaion of troops to
collect the custom? of the eoal output
It is understood, M. Poincare pointed
out, that these guarantiee war? in no
way to be regarded aa military set
against Germany, but ?imply a? tea
rary economic measure? to insure ca?
ry ing out th? necessary financial
forma during th? lifa of tho morato?
A statement of tha position to so
! taken by Italy waa eagerly aw?
, Premiar Mussolini, arriving here
! night, ao far has given no in tiro?
of his views on th? reparations osss
The possibility that Jspsn and
United State? may be admitted to <h
Krene? of tha British. French, 9?
and Italian premiar? her? i
end is discussed to-day bj
i ?tic corre ^undent of "Tb*
Tho writer says that Japan ha. ?
. rter.y formally requested ?am:
; and that, although America has
mad? the ?am? request, "th.
not prestada consideration of th? r

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