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Fair and cooler to-day; to-morrow fair,
with moderate temperature; freah west
and northwest winds.
Highest temperature yesterday, 83 ; lowest, 70.
Drullrd wHUur reports will be found on Kdllortal
The amalgamated SUN AND HERALD
preserves the beat traditions of each.
In combination these two newspapers
make a greater newspaper than either
has ever been on its own.
NEW YORK WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 1 1920 cww. tv . n rnttnB jusMn, aoch,,
' xvxviV, V UUllUUmi, OIriUiUDUU X, lifCV. Enlirnl iiond dm rnuitr, Itm Odlci, N.w yom, N. T.
Total National and State
(Jilts Since June,
si. 017.255.
Tells of Professor, Turned
Down b G. 0. P., Now a
Good Democrat.
popiiblicans Join in Chiding
Him for Charges of British
Election Fund.
fu a Staff Carrrpandfnt of Till Bun nd
Nrw Unuir.
Chicago, Aug. 31-The extraordinary
nd amusing ca.e of a college profes
sor who offered to sell his services ns
a voto getter to both the Democratic
nd Republican parties and who. after
being rejected by the Republicans, was
hired by the Democratic. National
Committee, was set before the Kenyon
committee this afternoon by Harry
JCsw, Republican Senator from In
diana, as rhalrman of the speakers
bureau of his party.
Tho professor Is John O. Hall of
Willamette University, Salem, Ore.,
until recently an employee of the
Emergency Fleet Corporation. He Is
now, according to Senator New, head
ot tho Scandinavian bureau of the
eadquarters. In the Murray Hill
ocratlc National Committee, with
Hotel, New York.
Nrthing more Interesting has been j
Ivarl by the Senators Investigating
Qojv Cnx's charges than the corre-
sporlcnce between Prof. Jfill and
H&rv New, as read Into the record of
theKenyon committee.
tlseema thai Pror. Hall, originally a
hopbllcan. voted for Wilson twice, but
ttdiiummer wished to return to his old
ril leal imitations, but he was In a
rtclMe position,- because Democratic
ciriaigners had offered hlin IT.tOO and
hlsnpanlM plus "a good appointment
of non-political character" after elec
tini He was putting off tie Democrat
fnl ho should learn What terms the
Jtcuhlicans. through Senator New.
eoul offer. He wrote that )n lustier to
hit familj
"Cox Runs True to Form,
Again False," Says Hays
CHICAGO, Aug. 31. "Candi
date Cox runs true to form,"
said Will Hays, Republican Na
tional Chairman, when shown
Gov. Cox's statement made at
"The Senate committee has
the evidence and the records,
which speak for themselves," Mr.
Hays said. "These show that
there have been 12,38!) individ
ual men and women who have
contributed since the convention
with an average contribution of
$82.11 each. Eight of these are
more than $1,000 and none more
than $2,500. During the ap
proximately nineteen months be
fore the convention there were
18,515 separate contributions.
"Of these 18,515 contributors
there were thirty-nine who gave
more than $1,000. Later the
limit was suggested, and two
gave more than $1,000 before
the rule was suggested. The
average contribution of the
whole 18,515 was $99.13. This
makes a total of 30,904 contribu
tions, with an average of $92.30
coming from all States. Candi
date Cox runs true to form and
his statements again are fulse."
Lowden Voices Indorsement
of Campaign in Support
of Constitution.
Nominee Outlines Conser
vation and Reclamation
Policy for the West.
$100 Reward Offered
for B. R. T. Marauders
THE Brooklyn Rapid Transit
Company has caused the fol
lowing to be posted at all subway
and elevated stations, at promi
nent points along the line, and in
the advertising columns of the
"A reward of $100 will be
paid by the undersigned to
any person furnishing infor
mation leading to the arrest
and conviction 'pf any per
so or persons injuring any
property of the railroads of
the B. R. T. systetn or inter
fering with the safe opera
tion of the same.
Passenger Car Jammed
With Workers. Crashes
Down Ten Floors.
We Must Carry Forward tho
Roosevelt Policies,' He
Launches Bitter Attack on
Chairman, Accusing Him of
Deliberate Falsehood.
'li a Staff Corrrrrmtrt of Tin Sin ikd
Nrw Yiiik Hrawip.
Marion, Ohio, Aug. 31.-The Gover
nors of ten States told Senator Har
ding to-day they Indorsed his dignified
campaign, applauded his refusal to en
gage In a mud slinging contest for the
Presidency and assured him he could
count on the electoral votes of their
Standing beside the Senator on the
front porch, Oov. Frank O. Lowden of
i Illinois gave his full and unqualified
pledged support to 'the Republican
I ticket. At their first meeting since
'their historic fight for the nomination
:ln the Chicago Convention the Gover
I nor and Senator Joined hands In the
Tennessee flouso Moves
Rescind Ratification,
47 to 24.
Inspection of Mechanism in
Building Made Day
Twisted Metal Wreckage Is
Melted Before Bodies
Are Recovered.
Colby Not to Heed Action Un
til Notified by tho
Nashville, Aug. 31. The Tennessee
House of Representatives, with a
quorum present for the first time
since August 20, expunged from Its
Journal to-day all record of ratifica
tion of the Federal suffrago amend
ment and voted 47 to 24, with twenty
not voting, to non-concur In the action
of the Senate In ratifying tho amend-
common cause of rescuing the country ! ment,
from Democratic misrule. Gov. Roberta upon being notified of
Tho Governors led the warm applause j the House's action declined to make
! when the former rivals clasped hands any statement other than to say that
New Moaey Drive' Bulletin
Quoted to Refute $1,000
Maximum on Gifts.
and the crowd of several hundred per
sons gavo a cheer.
Harding' Conservation Policy.
To the representatives of the great
Western States Senator Harding de-
the situation could be dealt with only
In a legal manner, and was In the
hands of Attorney-General Thompson.
The latter In a letter read on the
House floor during discussion f the
By r. Staff Correspondent nf Th Stu are
Nrw Voix Hqulo.
Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 31. Gov. Cox
to-day directed a vicious attack on
Will H. Hays, chairman of the Repub
lican National Committee. In an effort
great West.
The drift from land to centres of
DODulation Is a menace to the comntrv
to prove tliat Mr. Hays did not tell the the nominee said. With broad vision for
truth in his testimony before tho Sena-' tho future, contemplating continued
he felt he should ao-opt ; torlal investigating committee in Chi- ! IT-.:.! "tiller:
V - - - W ,,. I WyMHWHI BMIFM AVI 111 i III VfrTM
" "-"""- cagn. Gov. Cox quoted what he asserted
clared his conservation policy. Discus- "-" ex-
sing reclamation and the development Pressed the opinion that roconsldera
of the West the Senator pictured a new j tion of the resolution of ratification
West He declared for the closest pot- , imnn..ihu .....
alble cooperation between the Federal , i. .
Government and the mat. flot only In ! lrdy haJ SHE nd V
building dama and turning water into i Rorta had cei-OSed. to Secretary of
arid wastes, but in the whole pro. ' Wa,e tolby this action by both House
gramme of building new empires In the and Senate.
Two men were crushed to death and !
sixteen persons were Injured early last
evening when an elevator, crowded j
with men and women, fell from the I
tenth floor of the Clarendon Building, j
at Eighteenth street and Fourth ave- j
nue, and crashed Into the cellar. The I
counterbalance In the lifting machln- I
ery. weighing several hundred pounds,
pane off the guides nnd smashed i
through the roof of the car as It fell j
to the bottom. There had been an In
spection of tho elevators in the build
ing only yesterday afternoon.
For Hve minutes a huddled mass of
n on and women, trapped In the shat
tered car at the bottom of the shaft,
struggled to get free. The cries of
the badly hurt and screams of the hys
ttrlcal girls carried out to tho street.
Jerome Zeiger of 1945 Eighty-second
street Brooklyn, waa tho first to ex
tricate himself. He staggered out to
'he sidewalk and sank down Just as
1'atrolman Michael duilon of the East
Twenty-second, street station was
passing. Conlon rushed In and began
the work of rescue.
Text of Judge Mayer's Refusal to Negotiate
With "So-Called Leaders" of the Strike
JJERE is the letter sent to Acting Public Service Commissioner
Barrett by Judge Julius M. Mayer of the United States District
Court, which even the strikers admitted was the worst blow they have
received since the B. R. T. strike began:
"Mi Dear Commissioned
"You called to see me this morning after a conference with
Messrs. Shea and Fridiger to present to me some view expressed
by them to you.
"I am of course always glad to see you, both because of
your official position and of my high personal regard for you.
"I decline, however, to consider anything coming from these '
two men or from the committee which has heretofore purported
to act for the employees.
"Either these men are responsible for this indefensible
strike or they are not; if not, then they have not truly represented
the men.
"The proper way for the strike to be settled is for the men
to return to work. After that the receiver and the court will be
pleased to receive any duly and properly constituted committee
which truly represents the employees.
"I cannot emphasize too strongly that there will be no nego
tiations, directly or indirectly, by the receiver or the court with
the so-called leaders who either incited the strike or were power
less to prevent it."
Judge Mayer presides over the court in which the B. R. T. re
ceivership proceedings are pending. Louis Fridiger is counsel for the
union conducting the strike and Patrick Shea is the union officer
directing the strike.
1,000 Police on Armored
Surface Care to Guard
1,000 Strikebreakers.
Woman Badly Hurt When
Bock Is Hurled Into Sea
Beach Car by Rioter.
Mayor Hylati Eails to Effeot
Truce in a Secret Night
Session in City Hall.
Coal Miners Squarely Sup
ported in All Demands by
Triple Alliance.
was an official Republican document,
sent out by Fred W. Upham, treasurer
of the committee.
The Democratic Presidential nomi
nee's statement Is a remarkable piece
Of political literature because of Its
bitterness. It winds up with a threat
that unless the Republican leaders In
sist upon Mr. Hays's Immediate retire
ment as chairman "they must accept
the consequences."
This outburst Intended to supple
ment tho Cox charges that the Re
publicans are forming a fund in ex
cess of $15,000,000 "to buy the Presi
dency," now being Investigated by the
Senate committee, featured the day
here. Gov. Cox delivered an address
In the afternoon at the Ohio State Fair
and held a series of conferences with
Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Democratic
Presidential nominee, who stopped
to the nation as was given by the plain
of the middle West following the civil
It Is not Impossible that thousands
who fought In the world war will be
glal to look to a new world in the West
and render further service to the nation
as did the veterans of the civil war
Could Campaign tn Church.
lie committee members snickered
wiliout concealment when they heard
a lart of one of Prof. Hall's letters In
Wlch he said he could give most of his
leturet in churches among Scandina
vian over whom he had great inuflence.
"Did you bite?" Senator Pomerene,
Democrat said to Senator New.
"No, but you did," chuckled the Re
publican. It aNo appeared from the eorresporid-i)-e
that I'rof. Hall so earnestly pre
ferred Republic an to Democratic cam
paigning that he was willing to go out
for Harding for lets money than the
IniCKTat were likely to offer.
He felt, he eald, that a Republican
victory was necessary, and (or the sake
Of ltd country would burn all hla
bruises provided the Republic ins offered
Mm a salary commensurate with that
held forth by the Democrats.
Other developments to-day were:
Fred H. I'pham. treasurer of the Re-
piinncnn National Committee, gave limi
finiplete accounting. It showed that! vice
t'i" milifun uulivnul n Ihn Ul.l.. 1 n
Ml nal campaign purposes In a tenia- "'er ln Columbus on his way Dack
tive uslgnment made In May, 1319, were 'from a stumping trip in the far West.
' In addition, the States weref Gov. Coxa charges against Mr. Haya
w I se money for their own uses, and related to the policy of tho Republicans
ne whol- amount as figured by Senator jn the size of contributions to be ac- nlty and the self-restraint with whlcn
.vu was f.i.jiia.oon. Tbls. said Mr. eepted, the Democratic nominee making you discuss public questions. We ap
Mham, ss merely a goal to shoot at. !a point that sums In excess of $1,000 'prove most heartily of the devotion you
"V idea was that half the Quotas mlo-ht ! ware anmntfld from Individuals, although I have given to the constitutional gov-
r"si!ly b llected, and the aim then, that limit had been Axed in the general ernment which you so strongly manifest
n"" 's a campaign fund of about; scheme of financing the campaign. This
State officials and many members of
the Legislature expressed the belief to
night that legality or Illegality of
Tennessee's ratification would he decided
upon the record certified to Washington
by ilov. Roberts and not on the action
taken by the House to-day
Soon after the House convened It be
iiame evident that the antl-ratiflcatlon-ists.
a majority of whom have been in
Alabama on a flllhuster for more than a
'veek, wero In the majority through
failure of several of the suffrage mem
bers to arrive in time. With clocklik
programme the anils proceeded to put
when they turned the Central States , through their plan of attempting to undt
Into fields of productivity, the Senator what whb done August II, when ratifl
sald. cation was accomplished.
The Senator was delighted with the j The first step was the motion to ex
vlslt of the Governors. So was Marlon. ; punge from the Journal of that day all
The little city Is becoming accustomed i reference to the proceedings upon the
to big things, but having ten real live ! suffrage ratification resolution. After
Governors and nearly as many more ! this was carried, 47 to 37, with six not
nominees for Governor on one porch at , voting, motion was made and carried
one time gave to even Marlon another that a certified copy of the resolution.
lhrl11- j tho original of which Is In the hands of
The forenoon waa spent ln confer- ' the Senate, be spread upon the Journal
ences. Tho formal greetings took place Representative Rlddlck. floor leader of
at 11 o'clock. The guests were enter- the ratiflcationists. made the point of
talned at luncheon and afterward went order that the resolution was out of the
-"lie ineie waa an hands of lu; House and now a nan nf
Firemen Dig Out Bodies.
The bodies of the men who were !
killed Wre recovered from the debris
only after two hours' work by firemen j pmn MnA RnlehpviMTl at
of the rescue squad. One was that of -t-riipU 8110 HOlelieMSm III
Mix Lauter. a silk oprvator of 127 Kat J nto At' 5 f h Radios It Tnii.
llith 4ijseei. The other was that off wnpi V,t" "W t0"
Albert. Kaplan, 29 years old, a clerk e-nlllnn- T shnu
In the employ of the Thames River, ironing UftUOl.
Woolen Company, on the seventeenth
floor of the building, The body was !
identified by bis father, Samuel Kap- ! s'ltrrtal Cabin Dttpntch tn The Sin anp New
lan. of 40 East Eighty-third street i Voik Hbuiip. ("opirii7l, IM0, lv Tin Bcs
The following were kept at Bellevue ' and Nsw Tuk iieuLd. j
for treatment: 'London, Aug. 31.Great Britain is
ekS'ViiJ, 3Ad.rx.of ,o-n,ht d a coai zik:
Bronx, fracture of the left elbow and nd Industrial paralysis. The Triple
lacerations of the face; Simon Katz. ' Alliance comoosed of the unions of
Criion's Attorney Abuses Op
ponents and Tries to Fight
When Called 'Loafer.'
Adjourned With Suggestion
of Arbitration After Very
Stormy Session.
annual outing of Cooper Post. G. A. R.,
of Marlon, and several of the visitors
made brief addresses to the veterans.
, Gov. Lowden's Greeting.
Expressing the greetmgs of the dis
tinguished visitors Gov. Lowden said :
'VVe come to pay you this call this
morning because of the very great In
terest wo have In the speeches you have
made. We admire you. Senator Har
ding, more than I can say for '.he dlg-
the Federal Constitution through proc
lamation of Secretary of State Colby.
He was overruled by Speaker Walker.
The House by a viva voce vote then
adopted a motion to reconsider Its pre
vious action upon the resolution. Motion
was then made and carried to non-concur
In the action of the Senate In rati
fying the ratification resolution.
Antl-ratifleationlsts would not state
to-night whether they expect to make an
effort to have the Senate, which voted to
ratify 25 to 4, reverse Its action.
M.'JUO.OO". I forme t th hauls for assertions that the
The exact sam actually received by ' Republican-chairman had said what waa
joint efforts of the national and I "hciinlv untrue" and that "he has
I been caught In his own trap.
ommltte. was revealed by Mr.
iiiam ;'s Sl.ni7.iS5 in. to Aiis-n.t
There were aig0 unpaid pledges f
I ph
"" . Denial Is Complete.
In his effort to prove these declara
tions another of the so-called Republican
official documents, alleged to have been
sent out to those charged with the work
I of collecting funds In the larger cities,
In your utterances, and we not only ad
mire your public utterances but we ap
plaud the fact that you do not resort to i ay. AlnrmA J... '
charges against the opposition, it is 1" Alarmed by I ennessee
entirely beyond me ahd out of my power Action, Say Suffrage Leaders.
to express the regard we feel for you
because you do not hold out false prom- j Washington, Aug. 81 State Depart
.Jf P?? ... . . .. ! ment officials In the absence of Secrc-
we are Bma inai you uo not Deueve
that there is any alchemy in govern-
Lafayette avenue. Brooklyn, frac
ture of right thlsh; William Gatoff, 61
nrlnckerhofT street, Jersey City, lacera
tions of the left leg and both heels;
Morris Block, 13S1 Eastern Parkway.
Brooklyn, contusions of the body and
lacerated scalp; Jack MotOOwitt, 11
Huron street, Brooklyn, contusions and
fracture of right ankle ; Emanuel Shaw,
fracture of right thigh ; Dorothv Bren
ner, 8 West 119th street, compound
'.racture of left leg.
ineeo ere at the .New York Hospital:!
Sadie Diets, 127 Henry street, contusions!
and lacerations: Martin Nobler. 70 V-j
enth street, contusions and lacerations: I
Florence Metier. 26fi South Seoonrt !
street. Brooklyn, contusions and dlslo-'
caled toe ; Clara Levy, same address,
lacerations; Minnie Walkowttx, 10 East!
114th street, contusions.
Tho elevator operator was taken to!
the detention ward at Bellevue.
Jokln Before ratal Crash.
coal miners, ratlwaymen and trans
port workers, was counted on to act
as a brake- However, at a meeting
to-night they opened wide the
throttle. After debating the question
for three hours the meeting declared:
After hearing the miners' rase
for a reduction in the price of do
mestic coal by 14s. 2d. a ton and
for an advance In wages by 2s. and
Is. 9d. a shift for adults and youths
respectively, we are unanimously
of the opinion that the claims aro
both reasonable and Just and that
they should be conceded forthwith.
Tho second hearing called by the
Public" Service Commission for the pur
pose of settling tho Brooklyn car strike
terminated yesterday when Louis C.
Fridiger. attorney for the union, leaped
at Mortimer B Hoffman, of counsel for
the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company,
and attempted to thrush him in the
presence- of Acting Commissioner Al
fred M. Barrett and half B doren city
For several minutes the official
chamber was In an uproar, with four
husky representatives of the union
struggling to restrain their representa-
Mayor Hylan, tbe Hoard of EstJ
tuste and the leaders of Hie striking
employees of the Brooklyn Rapid
Transit Company held u four hour
conference In Ihe City Hull last night
In un unsuccessful effort to terminate
the strike. The conference wai based
on the final word of .Itidge Julius
M. Mayer to Mayor Hylan after the
la tier's Interview with the former
yesterday afternoon.
It progressed to the stuge where
the Mayor and the Board of Esti
mate nil hoping against hope that
the union would concede a point or
so. Inasmuch as Judge Mayer wouldn't
Induced Louis Fridiger, counsel for
the strikers, io telephone to William
1. Mnuon, International president of
the Amalgamated Association of
Street nnd Electric Railway Worker
Mr. Fridiger located Mr. Muhon la
Detroit, and Mr, Mahou's telephoned
answer was "No." It was explained
to Mr. Mnhon that the only term
upon which Judge Mayer wag willing
to arbitrate with the uulon were those
which he repeatedly has set forth
that he would refuse to he hound by
any declslou of any hoard of arbitra
tion unless lie could pare down nny
award of wngea that, in his opinion,
the H. It. T. was unable to meet
These terms were contained In n let
ter written to Mayor Hylan after the
conference the Mayor hail with the
Judge yesterday afternoon.
This letter the Mayor forwarded
to Patrick J, Shea, di rector-general
of the strike. And accompanying
this the Mayor wrote to Mr. Shea
to the effect that the Board of Esti
mate felt sure that the Interests of
the men would be safeguarded If tbey
returned to work and arbitrated on
Judge Mayer's terms. Judge Mayer,
having stipulated that he would re
celve no committee of the men that
included either Shea or Fridiger, did
nor ntfonit tho ,-. ,n I',.,-. u. .i..
the from carrying out his pugilistic I JV",. " - w
intentions, while spectators stood on 1
'the seats of chairs or surged around
Shea Offers Little Hope.
MaVrtr T r v 1 . ,i ,i , . I . .
the front of the room to. get a better , lng. The ont(re ,;oard of Ks,,mnt'
In faco of this action by the Triple j v,ow- T,le hammering of the Acting' and Apportionment waa present. And.
Alliance only surrender hy tho Gov- I Commissioner's gavel was lost in the ' brouKht In Grover Whalen's municipal
,..,.r.,i ...... j.. j i i , ii a i iri, fTiaigcr ana Hhea anil a
I Is every reason to believe that the
Government will do anything but sur-
Al! of the Injured boarded the cleva- i render
tor at the twelfth floor, from the office j
of the Alt Woolen Company. It was a Radicals In the saddle.
few minutes past 6 o'clock, and tho last i , u ,
of the employees were going home. The ' lmPrtant Industrialists and bankers
elevator they boarded was the only one ' believe that now is the time to fight It
running. j out W,j, iaDor. They are the elements
They all worked In the same office and from which the Government must seek
iTihC tTtl' T.heV '?fe Jkl"S and i pont,, gupport and the coalition Is
laughing as they entered the car. Tho :.h oniv hmr hoiween
trnmcnt can avert a strike, and there igeneral confusion, and a detective from H. L . . . Bn ' .
the bomb 8quad and poll lleutenant I " ; - - -
Ploughed their way through the crowd , loiIPnM . ,-!lft. "
I - . "in il "M Mil LU
put the proposal up to the men at
door was Just being closed when
nn" the Empire and Bolshevism headed by
Censor Z. comPany. named tho labor radicals, who to-night proved
to .h?!l , ' ,Ut. w.,he offloes themselves In tho saddle ln so far as
o! r ,kK , ',ammc1 ln hl iabor ig concerned. The iron and steel
ot -V . f i m." knew hlm caIled 1 trades are already standing Arm against
To 7,' , . , , the demand of the electricians for tho
t wo seconds later the car had plunged 1 right to select their own shop foremen.
to the bottom of the shaft. I . indication of Industrv's willlna:-
. iv. -i ne n.. racea a difficult task.
to prevent the threatened encounter
The row was precipitated when Mr.
Fridiger objected to a whispered remark
made by the attorney for the company
to Terence Farley, chief counsel for the
commission, to which Mr. Hoffman re
plied :
"I merely said that It waa a damned
shame that a loafer like this should be
permitted to say such things."
"Loafer" Meant for Fridiger.
The "wafer was meant for Mr. Frldl-
r LTpham entered specific, denial of 1 was quoted in Its entirety by the Demo-
"oi uov. Cox's charges. He said h
r "a ,"-v' r seen or heard of the l8.000,or
0l,Ma ami (hat It had not been mads
I" hy any on in. his office, so far as he
,,n". " " characterised the enthusiastic
Uilyhooinr of th Rni,hlusn .m.i.i
cratlc nominee, occasion being taken to
comment on certain passages It con
tained, putting upon them, of course, the
worst possible light and adding to the
already muddled charges and counter
harges which the Senate committee Is
as ""alesmanshlp and bull." and,
Tying to sift to the bottom in Chicago,
that throughout the Republican ! trLlnf " trut,h" , . ,
were h.u-d on .h. ,.J;,mr. This Is Gov. Cox s statement In full :
"I ha'-e read Will HavafS testimony
before r-ie Senatorial committee. For i the framers or our (.onstitution.
months e has said to the Dubllc that "We h0P that wl" be willing
'. nl
soota SO per rent of the sums
r',..,-e would bfl reaiiwd. He ad
jrilWd that counties were not limited as
money they might raise by their
"! fommltttes without the knowledge
M National Committee, and. answer
' " question of Senator Reed, said it
slblt for large sums to be thus
' ..' '" 1 ' v the local committees.
!-res,-ne-.,li-A ti .. . ,
........ r i i,i mens cnarn
money was -olnr Into the
l ' Kit through th British Em
" ashlngton was proved to have
Mli ex , pt supposition. Britten tes-
wra na.i not a particle of evidence
ment by which men can be made happy
and prosperous without the practice of
the old fashioned virtues of thrift and
"The Republican party Is progres
sive. But It believes In that progress
that comes along the line of evolution
and not through revolution.
"We are especially Interested because
of your oft repeated expression of a de
sire to cooperate with tho other hranches
of the Government, as was Intended by
tbe campaign funds were to bo raised j extena mat cooperiwion io .ne uov-
ernors oi ino vtti iuua otaies.
A nepnbllcan Poller.
through ndlvldual subscriptions not ex
ceeding 1 1 .C00. In the face of accumu-(
I i: V Idler, ill- uuiiina ii,w inai in I
number Of Instances subscriptions were I "Conservation, which, I believe, is to
, made nuv.lng as high as $9,000. but In be the subject of consideration this
! the same i.reath he says It was not the rooming, s a Republican policy ; It had
fl.o,l nolle-.- of the National ( 'ommlttr , or'S'" m I'-
: to secure 'he money In allotments ex-
reeding fl 000. This Is absolutely un
! true, and i ?aln I call Into evidence a
document from the Republican National
'Two daj after Senator Harding was
nominated a communication waa sent to
as chid,! hu n.,.i.iin.. .
" . i'in..aii as wrii
M Demoerstle Senators.
r"r-'ilric" VVhl,e- Democratic National
"Timlin. ti,i the rnmniii ih.i -arm.
1 .1 'Vhran hi- v,i . ..tn-i... characterises as the 'money- diggers'
Wetted ,i 'r.rtnlht or i-o i,.. ! "The document Is headed 'Campaign
JU'i.coo on srndlna- to counrrv plan larger Cities.' The very first ad-
ost to them, the pro- j v'"" la ,h,,:
We deplore the tendency that per-
' haps had Its origin during the war but
j has continued since to usurp the func
! tlona that can best be performed by the
; State governments. The trend of the
time has been to seixe upon the agencies
: of the States. We believe that Is a dan
gerous tendency of the present day. It
me men wnom cwiriniii vinwn y conceivable that an empire can be
governed from a capital city, but not
tary Colby to-night hesitated to express
an opinion as to the effect on suffrage
ratification of the action of the Tennes
see House ln reconsidering Its vote on
the ratification resolution and then vot
ing not to concur In the Senate's ratifi
cation. The situation presented by the action
of the Tennessee House, It waa said,
however, was one with which the State
Department waa not at present con
cerned. The action of Secretary Colby
In proclaiming the suffrage amendment
a part of tho Federal Constitution was
based on a certification by tho Governor
of Tennessee as required by law. Ac
cordingly, It was said, unless the Gov
ernor should rescind his certification or
unless the certification should be de
clared Invalid by the courts, the State
Department had no Interest In the mat
ter. Suffrage leaders In Washington did
not regard the Tennessee situation as
serious, declaring that the best legal ad
visers had Informed them that once rat
ification was voted by a State Legisla
ture the vote couia not De reversed ex
cept ln case Congress presented to the
States a resolution to repeal the amendment.
A 1 . . . .. . . . l'
Ul ""' injured were taken out with
out difficulty, but the two dead men
were pinned under a maze of cable and
Ironwork. Chief Martin refused to allow
his men to enter the car until the heavy
masses of the wreckage on the roof of
the car had been securely tied. At first
they tried to work with Jacks and ropes
end levers. It was useless and acety
lene torches were called into action.
Then the torches, spouting (lame, called
foi the precaution of hauling hose into
the building to be kept In readiness in
case fire should be started.
John O'Brien, superintendent of the
building, told Capt. Carey of the Homi
cide Bureau that the Inspector had
called at the building yesterday after
noon and had spent two hours In testing
the elevators.
He was not sure whether the inspec
tion had been completed, or whether It
had gone no further than the freight
T i'! vice Csloner.
the National Union of .Manufacturers
meeting' in tho Brooklyn Labor
Lyceum tills morning and tell the men
likewise that Mr. Mahon had refused
to listen. With a smile on his face he
told Mayor Hylan that tho chances
were that the men would hoot at the
offer and that tho strike would con
tinue. The Mayor's letter to Shea tha
letter on which last night's conference
ner. and the "things" that Mr. Hoffman Z 7,a, ,,.... ino
referred to were statements the attorney cond Uons J,urned down
for the strikers had made, which included Manon read as follows:
i'ttaeks upon the attitude of Federal ' am submitting herewith a copy
Judge Julius M. Mayer. Receiver Llnd- I a letter from the Hon. Julius M-
Mayer. Judge of the United States Dis
trict Court, which xummiirlioa , -
When a semblance of order had been i suit of a conference held at 2:30 this
has clrcutadsed 2.000 members of itn ZT'tLl lZ ??, afternoon. August 31. 1920. with the
Dto Tries to Rehnlld Cabinet.
Madrid, Aug. 31. Premier Dato hav-'
lng received assurance of the Kings
confidence, has consented to undertake 1
reconstruction of the Cabinet, It was an- :
nouncco to-oay.
organisation proposing that they close str, ' viu,',.":, M" j members of the Board of Estimate and
down the moment ths coal strike Is dc-1 and who assoclatw, wtl) M vM " r Apportionment. Receiver Garrison,
clared. G- R- Cheescman. secretary pf,,nook a flnger ln Mr orImall.a j his counsel and Judge Mayer,
the Manufacturers Lnion, said to-night and exclaimed : i "Since our conference with Judge
that he had received many favorable re- ..Vou ouglt t0 be a5namcJ of your. Mayer, which obtained the assurances
8P"n8Ca' . ... self"' j indicated In his lettor. the entire board
While some firms, he said, have on jrr. Hoffman apologised for his re- ! han frankly discussed with you and
hand a fortnight 's ' " ,0ld 'he A"Un Co'0" ' made known to you our views Tne
others are short of fuel , but even those that he would withdraw them. Mr. Frldl- I board feel thi th. intr., or .til
who have coal supplies are In favor of!Ker. who also had apologise,! to Mr. Bar- i Jii k V J i .
closing down. Only food manufacturers. ,ett. exclaimed to Mr. Hoffman- I mpn will be safeguarded In every re
say they cannot close down their plants, wouldn't take any apologies from a man i peCt cvery 1uestlon receive care
Indlcating that they have received word like you." ful and sincere consideration by the
that the Government will Insist on their! The net result of the hearing was like : hoard of arbitration provided for In
going on with manufacturing, mean- that of the day before. Both sides re- I our conference with Judge Mayer and
while giving them adequate protection, i trained as far apart as the two poles and i the receiver.
The publishers of the Manchester ' wero unyielding in their attitude. Mr. "We can therefore only report to
OuardloH and other "black country" Varrett asked We strike leaders to tell vou our advice to urge the men to
newspapers are holding out against the their men to go back to work and to accent th form and r.ii-n ,
demands of the printers there, who are intrust their claims to a new committee I 2nd R,.bmTt .11 TneM.on! ,
demanding a raise In pay ln violation that should be composed of men accepta- : T I ' i ",,'8,lon9 to th" Pro"
of an agreement. No newspapers have I ble to Judge Mau-r and Receiver Garrl- i Ped b0!lrd of irbltration. thus end
been printed there since last Saturday. son. Mr. Fridiger refused to do this, and ' ltur an intolerable condition which Is
denounced tne Acting commissioner for "u"riy uringing grri-ac sunering ana
Battle Lines Closely Drawn.
Meanwhile Premier Lloyd George has
defied Labor's Council of Action, which
making such a suggestion
"Do you think I want to commit sui
cide." he asked, "that 1 should attemDt
to get up before a hall filled with these
papers, without
... 1 'u"n.i story. L nc Sam of. mmm - -
"inge." Mr. White said he liked a man widely Known ana oi commanuinR
'- but It had not been adopted influence. Hae him appoint a strong.
" ' eded that It might be poor rp tentative executive committee of at ,
1 for a c.Tmpjn ron,mU , wnJ et twelve men. It mav require two;
-nd without l.-itlng the or 'hree days to iwciire such a iommltt-e,
m .'!'r ' was paying for It. but it must bo lined picked. Ilnvo In-
rni Chkaco ni.magei of the Western Jdai. for un rsecuUfs ewernlttsw luncheon
Contthucdon Fourth raa Continued en Fourth Page. J
a great republic. We feel that we have
had too much Government operation In
recent years and too little cooperation."
Joseph 0. Cannon (Cncle Joe) came
with the Governors. He brought the
crowd to it feet.
"Your generation gave most to the
nation." the veteran statesman said to
the old soldiers, "but a son of one of
rour number will h" the next President.
Ho is a man Wh Son rot say 'yea.
Continued on Third Pag.
I oi:
P. M. at Main office. 910 Hror dwaj.
r. M. at former Herald Off) Herald
Bnlldlne. Ilrntld Square.
I r. M. al nil ether llrn'irli Offlre.
(lcatjMU .. .Lu on Udlturtaa l'as.
0 I. M. Saturday al Main Office tan
t P. M. at former Herald Office, Ilrntld
lllllldlnc. Hrntlrl Rqaatt,
;, r. M. nf nil oflier Itruneh fifflc...
isolation! lliu-il un i;-;;- i , rtre.i
demanded what was tantamount to the I m(.n and abrnt my such proposition
ngni iu uiiliu me wv.c,......ii ,,. mat? would you care to app-;ar be-
Thus are the battle lines clearly
fore them yourself and make this same
suggested?" The Acting Commissioner
rould not care to do so.
financial loss to the people of Brook,
lyn and the greater city."
Showdown Is Plspected To-day.
At any rate the showdown of the
opposed strengths of the B. R. T. and
the Amalgamated Association of Street
and Electric Railway employees comes
to pass to-day. The strikers say they
will never return to work until the
B. R'. T. acrees to arbitrate and tn at-.
Assistant Corporation Counsel. ! P' he result. Judge Mayer will only
Prominent business men here realise j gad that he
that nn industrial paralysis might Im
peril the empire's International financial ' City's Lawyer Opposes Secrecy.
noumine;. wun me excnanne rate tot- , Tn ,., dipu,e 0f the afternoon be. ,
icring ssninBi w, nw m. ,..,ai,..B , Rnn .,, , . Jn 0 rlock. when Thomas F.
ilebf noi lunnea ano wun me inausiriai i .. ....ij,.-
future clouded 111 the fare of falling : protested against an ndjournment of the 'arbitrate w ith and receive a committee
prleee But they Insist thai toleration htmrmj unt I 4 o'clock, and nlso com-I of the men that Is minus Shea and
f the ever recurring rt-mands of labor Pitrtr; thai tbe n-ir tentative of t he 1 ,.--,,iir ,ni k. h , ,.in .
b ihe real aisl.. .,' all R-lf i Ill's finar.ciai 1 ST. ... heliu h;-,-.-.l tmm ntLJZ i Wr and the he will not agree to
Continued on Seventh Pass.
Continued on Seventh Page.
stand by the result.
In the meantime
the strikers and

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