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Unsettled; probably ahowerB to-day; to morrow cloudy j moderate south winds, Highest temperature yesterday, 741 lowest, 67, Detailed weather rcportu it III be found on Wliorlul pat A HAPPY BLENDING The amalgamated SUN AND HERALD preserves the best traditions of each. In combination these two newspapers make a greater newspaper than either has ever been on its own. AND THE NEW YORK HERALD VOL. LXXXVIII.-NO. 28-DAILY. NEW YQItK, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1920.- .('(jfirloht, IPI0, by Tht tm-rflM Corporation, KnmrM as SKond flm matter, J'oit Office, New York, N. V. PRICE TWO CENTS IN NEW YOWC OITV. 1 WITHIN S0O MII.Kfl. roun out ,Tfl uumwiinnB, IT'S BLACKMAIL, SAYS COMISKEY; ROBINSWIN FLAG White Sox Owner Accuses Johnson of Trying to De stroy Their Morale. IN CLEVELAND SERIES American League Henri Re torts 'Old "Roman' Quib . hies Over Side issues. DEFENDS SCANDAL PJtOJIE Jfcflraw, Iloydlcr nnd Other Lenders Will Oivo Testi mony To-day. U a Ktaf CarrtHioiiiltnt of Tim Bcn and Nsw Von it lliuui. Ciitaoo, Sept. 27. Whllo (he Na tional League pennant for 1920 was bolnff won for llrooklyn to-day by Hos ton capturing a game from the ainnts thoro enmo moro development!! In the baseball scundal under Grand Jury in vestigation here. Ban U. Johnson, president of the American Loague, mado an earnest defonco of Ills notions In Investigating gambling nnd hurled a covert attack (it Charles Comlskcy, owner of the White Sox. John Heydler, president of the. Na tional League, Issued n statement say- Giants' Defeat EncU National League Race piIE Brooklyn club won tho Nn tlonnl League ponnont for 1020 yesterday, when tho Giants were defeated by tho Hotiton Iirnvcs. llrooklyn has won 00 games nnd loat (10, nnd cvon If tho Glnntn Bhould win nil tbolr remnlnlng games, nnd tho Dodgora lose nil of thclnt, the Giants' totnln would bo 80 won nnd 05 lost, ,.T'10 Amorlcnn Lcnguo rnco Is will In doubt, both Cleveland nnd Chicago winning yesterday, If tho Whlto Sox win nil throo of their remaining gamos, tho Clovelnnd club, to win tho pen nnnt, must win five out of tho remaining nix. Four out of tho six would make tho rnco n tlo. Tho leaders In the two leaguea now stand: AMI.IIICAN UIMIl'IS, Won, mI, ....... IM ,H M r,u NATIONAL l.HAdUi:, Urooldm w no New York r,i nj Clrvtiliind t'hkmo . IM'. .000 .1117 MISS PHELPS IN AN ELOPEMENT Granddauyliter of Lute Will iam "Walter Phelps Sur prised Her Mother. MOTOR BANDITS SHOOT AT COPS; 2 CHILDREN HIT Duel in East 112th Street Ends TlH'JllhiK CIuiso After Harlem Robbors. IN GANG; 8 ARRESTS , . 11 m Aimiuiii Kerro China Co., 11)01 Lexington A v., Hold I'pin Daylight. 1 i WATCHES AND 0AS1I HONK uno victim's Automobile Is Handy and Helps tho Tolico Malto Prompt Pursuit. MARRIED TO MECHANIC Mot Bridegroom, Arthur A. Kortli, While He Worked for Red Cross Here. It developed yesterday that the aim- I ii If ho had found no evidence Unit tho ! suspected Cub-Phllndelphla game was i pIw n"ouwement last Saturday of the "llxed." marriage In Yonkem of Miss Frances Arrangements huvo been completed Phelps. daughter of Mrs. Tlieodoro L. to resume the hearings boforo the firnnd Jury to-morrow. Tho Septem ber Grand Jury will bo retained ac cording to tho present plan and will continue to hear baseball testimony only. Hartley Heploglo, Assistant Stato'a Attorney, believes tho Inquiry will last our weeks more. Important Witnesses To-dny. To-morrow's session of the investi gators promises to bo sensational. Somo of thrablggeat llgurcs of tho American Kmo arc to take the stund. Among ! mem urer., ' i.., Han If.' Jolinson, president of the American League, Hay fichalk, Whlto Sox catcher. John J. Mcilroiv, manager 6f the New York Natlohals. . John A. Heydler, president of tho .National League. Barry McCormlck, umpire In the Na tional League. Hugh Jennings, manager of the De troit Tigers, will be called as a witness some time this week. No date has been tct for his appearance. In addition to these the following witnesses who, It Is believed, will bo nblo to throw light In baseball's shadowy places probably will be placed on the stand: Mis. Henrietta D. Keller, 3907 Grand Boulevard, owner of a pair of'doublo Hat buildings In which tho families of Several players have lived, an ardent baseball fan and a woman who. Is thought to have heard much of tho in side gorelp In baseball circles. Peters of Teaneck Orange, Teaneck, N. J., and granddaughter of tho luto William Whiter Phelps, one-time Mln ister to Germany, to Arthur A. Korth, concealed an elopement. Mrs. Peters was notified by her daugh ter by telephone of tho marriage, but has not yet been able to get Into com munication with the couple, The bride groom Is a son of Charles 0. Korth, who has an Insurance and real estate office , at 184 East End avenue, this city, and lives at the same address. Mr. and Mrs. Petetti are at their cot tage JnMflntoloklng. N. J. Mr. Peters declined yeticrday to be Interviewed, iko ciuidren wero wounded late yesterday afternoon during nn ex change of shots hotween policemen nu uvo automobile bandits who wero cornered nt Second avenue and 112th street nfter u chase through Harlem Htreeta that attracted large crowds and caused troiifcndous excite ment. Two of tho bandits escaped, but threo wero nrrcsted and taken to tho East lOith atroet station, where they wero locked up charged with rob bery. Tho children, John Marino, It years old, of 242 Knst 112th street, and Mary Korestcln, fl years old, of 215 East 112th street, were taken to tho Harlem Hospital, Tho pollco say that live handl.M drove up to tho store of tint Almad.i 1-crro China Company, 1001 Lexington nvenue, and four went Inside. There thoy held up tho president of tho vwn pany, William Martini, and his o,,rk. Joseph Mornnte, taking a gold wutilv. a ring valued at $500, a stickpin valuta" nt MOO and 1306 In cash. While they wero robbing the two men P.omco AJello of 233 President street, lirooltt lyn. entered tho store. He alo was robbed, the bandits taking from him a ring valued nt Jl.tOO, a pin v.iMid at 1120 and 1600 in cash. A.lello trUd to draw n revolver, but oiw of tho bandits knocked It from his .ir'nd. Tho bandits got In their car and drove up Lexington avenue, followed by AJello In his automobile, which ho had loft standing against tho curb. At Park avenue and 121st street Ajelto picked up ratroiman Kugtne Jennings and it nee- Fake Fruit Beverages Fill Soft Drink Market WASHINGTON, 8opt. 2V, Warning ngnhmt fnlto fruit bavorngcii which liavo, flooded tho soft drink mnrkot nlnco tho ndvont of prohibition wuh issued to-dny by tho Public Health Service, Many of tho ornngo bovcragca now being Hold, it wnn nald, consist only of nwootuncd carbonated wntor flavored with n llttlo oil from tho peel of ornngea und nrtlflcnlly colored, The Dopartmont of Agrlculturo linn ruled that provisions of tho pure food net will bo hold to hnvo boon violated In cano ouch drinks nro sold under trndo names which lead tho purchnsor to be lieve thoy contain tho cdlblo portion or Juice of tho fruit nnmcd, . PLEDGE TO BUILD MILLION HOMES Construction Chiefs Join with Labor in Chicago to At tain This Hud. NATIONWIDE EFFORT Organization Formed to Carry On Work in Every City and Town. beyond saying that sho was shocked toiond avenuo and 114th street Patrolmai learn of the marriage and was greatly , JamM '.Hul',vu" J!ncrt l,,e'1.l!rH,nln,J . . ... , , . party. Tho bandits drpvo swlftie dowr. concerned over her dausluer's future. Hfco'nt, nvcIU)c t0 u2th ,lri.et r.nd turned wll, r. wi... into 112th street toward Third avenue i Half way to that thoroughfare, how From other sources It was learned ' over, they stopped and two of tho men that the previous statement made to this , Jumped to tho ground, escaping 'nto - 'li.tyi.mr.nl hnntf Thn nttirr till,". llfllir newspaper, that Mr. "Korth and Miss Phelps met In France during the Intter diaries Wccshman. formur 1infl ,,f lb, lV,lcr:it T.nnfrti. wlin tu ,n . ... . knowledge that certain of thn Hov Protestant Kplscopal Church. Vonkers, players were fixed for the 1019 scries. I u tl10 Ucv- Vrttn T- Brown, the rec tenement houfe. Tho other three begar firing at the policemen. Jennings and Sullivan Jumped from AJello's car and days of tho war whllo she was a nod started toward tho bandits, returning nrn. n,ir. .i l,. n r ,v,. i their fire, it was quring mis excunn .. . t . of BhoU hnt (ie cl)Wrcn wcr0 mrucK lana uorps, is untrue. Tne urlde unt . bv trov bullets. not iro nbrnud. Shn crnvn hfr npvl tn A sootn as thov saw the children fall the Red Cross, and. bclnir a nroflelent ' " Pavement the bandits JuinM Into ailtomoblle driver, was assigned to the "elr nr n.mI Mnr f" ,owar.". 11 ,r" B.r: rNcw York Chapter of tho fled Cros. ' MI?ro ln. S '0,) "tl1 tl,e T!m ot L!cu ! Allan Dooley and John J. Murphy, who The ceremony was preformed last I had been standing aj ta corner a row rhtimilnv In St. AnilrAU-'K AUmnrlnl I uiochs nii .Mont Tcnncs. Chicago gambler, who Is reported to havo dropped a big sum on tho series as a result of which ho Is reported to have made, investigations that threw light on his losses. Mrs. Claudo Williams, wlfo ot Ltfty Williams, Sox twlrler, who re cently dqnled sho ever had wagored money on a game in whlcll her husband offlcUtcd on the slab. Subpoena for Dentist, A subpoena was Issued for Dr. nay mond II. Prettyman, n dentist, who Is ?ald to hnvo done considerable work for Whlto Sox plaTyers. Dr. Prettyman l Intimately' acquainted with a number of hi players. Further woof of the thorouchnpfu 1th which the lurv nnd thn R()ii' a.. 1 torney are golntf Into th;i inquiry was had rlurlnj tho day In n telegram that was (lashed to Garry Herrmann, owner of tho Cincinnati Jteds, from tho State's Attorney's office. Tho telegram read! "Vou are respectfully requested to appear before tho Cook County Grand Jury Friday, October 1, at 10 o'clock, and bring with you all affidavits and other evidence you havo relative to the ba?eball matter under investigation." Harry H. Brlgham, foreman of tho Grand Jury, said to-night that ho ex pected to havo enough new information, to causa simultaneous Investigations of baseball scandals to bo made In the titles supporting the sixteen teams of ti e major leagues. Me said that enough iniurmuiion wouiu ue presented to "go mound." Ho asserted that thcro waa plenty of evidence 'to prove "fixing" in other big league games." "Woman of Mjrsterjr," Mrs. Kclley admitted to-day that she had been called beforo tho Grand Jury and that she was tho "woman of mys tery," , "I cannot imagine' she said, "why this subpoma has been served upon me unless the Orand Jury heard that I travelled back and forth between Cln. clnnatl and Chicago for all tho games ! and lad heard the shots At the police station the captives gave their names as Johp untoguo oi us nimrrv street. Harry Ln Forte of 15 Monroe street and Salvatojre 1)1 Cola ot 2126 Lincoln avenue. Tno ponce say iimt nma of thn money and Jewelry stolen from Martini, Morante nnd AJello was rocovercd, as well as tno last namcu man's revolver. tor. In the license, exhibited to the clergyman, Miss Phelps gave her ago as 25 and her resldenco as Wcllesley, Mass., where she was graduated In 1917. Tho bridegroom boarded at 43 Ludlow stroet. Yonkers, ylth Mrs. Alfred Lleb long, who was one of tho three wit nesses, Kortli was employed as a me chanic In Yonkers. Frequently Drore Her Motor Car. Charles 0. Korth said yesterday: "My son Is an expert automobllo me chanic. He went to Franco as a me chanic In the Tank Corps. When he re turned he was employed as a mechnnlo I Sneclul CnMe Despatch to Tub Aun anu Nnv by the Ilcd Crosi Motor Corps. It was ' Yok Hsiau. Coyvrioht, ttlo, bu Tns Hcn there ho met Miss Phelps. He frequent- asp New ioik llnut.D. ly drove her automobile. He also brought Paris, Sept. 27. Judge U. H. Gary, her here and she was frequently a! chairman of the board of directors of visitor In our home. the United States Steel Corporation, sue "I aid not attend the wedding, GARY GETS SHIP SUITE; EXPOSES WIRE FORGERY Spurious Telegram Said He Would Not Sail. but this morning I received a postal card from him from Delaware Water Qbd saying that he and his bride were there ; that they were going to Baltimore and that ho expected to And employment In Stockton, Cal., where ho might remain a year." Mrs. William Walter Phelps, Mrs. Korth's grandmother, who died In tho Buckingham Hotel August 31, was a daughter- Of the late Joseph E. Shetlleld of New Haven, who left a fortune. Mrs. I Korth's father was the late Frans von Bottenburg, a member of a noble Ocr-1 York attorney for Frank J. Gould. The man family. Her mother lived chiefly J steamship company offored to reimburse In Berlin until the opening of the war. judgo Gary but he laughingly declined when she rotiirned to her native land, this and sought tho attorney, who at Rh hum! the name of Mrs. Von Ilotten- rt refused ot alvo ud the suite, as his b'j'rg Phelps and her children took their presence In New York was urgently mother's patronymic. On May 81 91 7, i required. Later, however, the atto-aey Mrs. Phelps was married to Mr. I'etcrs . ngrecd to accept a smaller suite, at Teaneck Grange. Iter son, Mr. Phelps I Phelps, served in uie uoyai Flying Corps, British Army. Mrs. Peters is a sister of Mr. John J. Phelps and the lata Sheffield Phelps. cecded last night In embarking On tho etcamihlp France of tho French Line, bound from Mavro lo Now otK, de spite the fact that somo one hud forged a telegram authorizing tho company to dispose of an olaborato suite which Judge Gary had booked last July. When Judge Gary ordered "his trunks sent to his sulto aboard tho France thero wns shown to him n telegram hoarlne his name nnd stating that he had decided to remain In Kurope several weeks longer. Ho was Informed that the sulto had been taken by tho Now: tpirlal to Tut He and New Yenx IIctilp. Giiicaoo, Sept. 27. The construction Industry's Hon and Inmh hitt down to gether to-day In Hotel Ln Sallo and pledged themselvea to pull In the same harness until that shortage of 1,000,000 homes !u America Is filled, 'list how they will fill the shortage they didn't know, but they named a committee tn appoint subcommittees In every city In America and study thn troubles In each locality and re port. Tho new association took tho tltlo of the National Industrial Commerco of Building and, Construction. Kvcry branch of building waa represented, tho lion and tho lamb being capital and labor. John Grltllths, tho donn of Chi 'cago contractors, sat beside John Don lln, president of tho Building Trades Council of tho American Federation of Labor, Both said thoy would worn for the, now. organization, The committee to appoint the local committees eomprlrcs Thomas U. Prcece, vice-president of tho International Bricklayers Association of Indianapolis) Morris Knowlcs, president of the Rntl- necring council, rittsburg, inuls K. Comstock, president of tho Electrical Contractors Association, New York city; Gen. It. C. Marshall, Jr., general manager. Association ot General ton tractors of Amerlcn, Washington; Wharton Clay, secretary of the National Metal Lath Association. Chicago, nnd Robert D. Kohn, director of tho Amerl con Institute ot Architecture, During tho morning session Mr. Don lln outlined labor's Idea of a nation wide organisation to protect the build ing industry. His remarks did not meet with the approval ot the majority of those present, tn substaneo hn spoke of being In favor of nn organization com posed of every unit of tho building in dun try vested with tho power to settle all differences und grievances that might arlre In tho building and construction huMnexs. Ills Ideas of a protective or ganlxntlon delegated unlimited manda tory power to the organization as well as dictating tho policies ot every clement In tho building line. John B. Wlgg ns. a builder from rntl adelphla, Jumped to his feet at tho. end of Mr. Donlln's talk with a violent pro test nmilnst luloDtlnir any of Mr. Don- lln s suggestions, Wo nro not unthercd hero to perfect an organization that would compel every unit of the building Industry lo sunmii to the dictation of n league of nations building congress 1" shouted Mr. Wig gins. Later Mr. Donlln declined to servo on tho co nmlttec which was selected to act uh an orgnnlzlng body. AYENGERS FIRE, BOMB AND SHOOT UP' IRJSKTOWN Armed Men Tnvudo Trim, County Mcntli, at 8 A. M., Doing Much Dunmgc. LOSS TS PUT AT $250,000 'Illnrk a ml Tun' Reprisal for Hiii'iiii!"' Hernial' ' I'olice Uiirracks. SKAHOII FOli SINN FEINEUS Catholic Clcryy Condomn Both Sides for Heccnt Acts of Violence. MEXICAN REDS URGE REVOLT IN PALACE Authorities Make No Attempt to Cheek Them. Mbxico Citt. .Sept. 37. Violent haranirues In which, a social revolution was .urged upon n'great throng wero de livered from tho central balcony of tho National Palace here, when agitators managed to enter tho palace during n manifestation. Thero wero cheers for Russia and for Italian metal workers, and demands were made that supplies and stores' In warehouses be turned over to the pcoplo through the medium of a food dictatorship. The red and black Communist flag waved from tho balcony during these discourses, but there were no disorders, and the authorities did not Interfere. Tnui, County Month, Ireland, Sept. 27. Because of 'thn burning of the pollco barracks hero yesterday morn ing and thn wounding of Chief Con Muhlo Whlto a number of armed men descended on the town IbhI night and burned buildings, attacked the resi dences of Hlnn Kclners nnd Indulged In Indiscriminate shooting, Sovcrnl cas ualties nro reported, , Tho reprisals aro alleged to bo tho work of tho "Blnck and Tan" nollen. Thn regular pollco nro taking steps to prevent further damage. During tho reprisals somo thirty houses wero burned and tho llres were still blazing at noon to-day Among tho premises destroyed wcr a mineral water factory, which was a principal Industry, nnd tho market house, Practically all the houses on both sides of tho chief thoroughfare wore set on lire. Tho damage Is estimated at $250,000, Two small boys wero ulint. one seriously, The "black and tans" reunited Trim about,J o'clock In the morning on three lorries. They mounted machine guns In Market street, commandeered- petrol from a local shop nnd set flro to the principal uoiei. They then ran through me streets firing shots and Hinging uviuun. Main streot ws most nffected,.but no strcot was without biasing houses. Ths homes of noted Hlnn Fi)lnerswers visited In an endeavor to ascertain tho authors of the attack on nnd tho burning Of the barracks. Tho Blnn Felncrs were not found, though their parents wero brought qui nnu qunsnoneu as lo tha where ubouts of their sons. DunLiK, Sept. 27. Tho conference of me cntnoiio clergy at Navan to-day passed n rceolutlou condemning the no tion of thoso who nttacked the jmllce barracks, but emphatically denouncing mo -uiacK nnu Tans" ror burning and sacking Trim as tho negation ot all government. JAPAN IS SEEN PLAYING DOUBLE GAME WITH U. S. Using California Land Law as Pawn for Concessions in Eastern Asia. AGITATION PROMOTED LVhida - Vamagatii Confer ' owe Doomed Part of Tokio Diplomacy. JINGO TALK DISCOUNTED Joint Commission Proposal Unlikely to Meet Ac ceptance. Rprrlat lo Tils fll'N A!n Nw YoK lln aid. Wahiiinoton, Sept. 27, Administra tion olllclals nre nwnkentng to tho fact that relntloitH with Japan nro ap proaching n serious stage, Tho despatches from Toklo reporting antl-Amerlcan threats openly mado by J tho Jingo politicians and newspaper) and tho statement that Foreign Min ister Uchlda had conferred with Flold Marshal Yamagata, ono of tho great military leaders Irvtho ltusso-japancso i war, Supremo Military Councillor and President of tho Privy Council, on tho California question hne nbout con vinced Government oftlclalu hero that the Japancao are either contemplating hostile course toward tho United Beer Too Thin, Germans Raise It to 2 Per Cent. Hptcial Cnhlt Dopatth lo Tin fll'H AND Nw Yusk IIrmip, Oorvtiuhl, Itto, bv Tub Hun aso Nsw YnK HrsAin, PERLIN, Sept. 27. Germnny la to havo beer of 2 per cent, nlcohol content under provisions just apnounced by tho (Govern ment. Tho brewers horo, who on, their malt rations havo been able to brow only 1 per cent, beer, now nro to rccolvo .10 per cent, moro malt than thoy havo been getting. Tho Increased mnlt nllownnco to tho brewers wan ordered nfter tho browcra hnd complained that tho drinking of tho so-called thin beer had declined to tho point where thoy wore threatened with brnnkruptcy. Also tho Govern ment was Influenced by tho marked tendency observed In tho public to replaco beer with spirltlous liquors, 200,000 CHEER HARDING; TALKS AT BALTIMORE Hoar of Welcome Marks Opening of Campaign to Win Maryland. JAM AT AUDITOIttUM MAY CONSCRIPT GERMANLABOR Fohronliach Cabinet; in Earn est in Proposing to Intro (luce Wan. Democrats Allow Industry to Drift While Foisting League, He Says; SPEAKS ALONG THE WAY Ohooriiiff Crowds Forco Him to Make Short Talks From Platform of Car. ONLY' ON PUHMO WOHKS Details Not AVbrkcd Out, but Ilcllovc Scheme Would End Unemployment, H jr ItAYMOM) AWING, Staff Correpodfnt of Tns HfN ANtf Nzw YOBK llESil.u. CopvrluM, M0, bv Tils HCN AM, Nsw Yosic Hhiai.p, Brums', Hept. 27. Tho Fehrenbnch Cabinet Ih In enrnoat over Its'schcmo States or are engaged In a dangerous ; of Introducing labor conscription In but typically Oriental method of draw- j Ocrmuiiy, according to well Informed Ing n red herring' across tho trail. ' persons here. A long memorial Is This latter Interpretation Is the one which receives greatest credenco here. being prepared by the Ministry of Kco iiomlcs, which wllf tako tho question Howover much tho Japaneso public may i up with labor leaders with a view to MANNIX SEES MAYOR; CALLS HIM 'MIRACLE MacSwmcy Shows Little Change, Says Report. London, Sept. 27. Archbishop Man nix of Australia called on Lord Muyor MacSwIney of Cork, who Is on. n hunger strike In Brixton prison, this afternoon When tho prelate emerged from tho prison, accompanied by Mrs. MacSwIncv. he was ber.lcgcd by tha newspaper men, who requested an expression of opinion concerning Mr. MacSwIney. Tho Archbishop unbent from bis re. cent taciturn mood long enough to say 10 mo nMVpnpor me.ni "I nnd him to be a veritable mlraQle. To mo It Is a miracle," "If Tho condition of .facSw ncy was vlr. tually unchanged to-night, nccordlng to tho bulletin Issued by the Irish 8clf-De- termlnudon League at 10 o'clock. "He Is very much exhausted." savs tho bul. .mini, ui hum conscious. After fl visit to Brixton nrlson this evening Mary MacSwIney, sister ot the Mayor, said tint tho exhaustion of her brother w.is pronounced nnd that be suf. fered groutly from weakness. COUNTESS MARKIEVICZ CAPTURED IN IRELAND British Had Sought Her for Long Ttme. DfBM.s. Sent. 27. Countess Qeoralna Mnrklevlcx, Sinn Fein Member of Par liament for St. Patrick's division of Dublin, wuj arrested late last night In a suburb of Dublin. Tho authorities, had been seeking -hac for a long' tlmo owing to her activities In tho Sinn Fein-movement Tho Countess wa9 being driven In an unllghted motor car when It was called upon to libit. The driver of the car, Co ii tin ii rd on Seventh Page. become excited over tho antl-Jnpancso land holding legislation of California, Japaneso leaders aro bellovcd to have something moro far reaching In mind. That recourse should bo taken to fo menting homo excitement ln order to accomplish other diplomatic ends, la regarded as serious enough, because it awakens n feeling of hostility to AmorlcR nnd Americans which might bo lnvoked-nt any time." Qut.it la the moro serious since It Huggestn a diplo mats policy which In nuspected of having as its goal tho wide extension of Japanese influence In eastern Asia. Motive Being- Noaaht. Tha fact Is not overlooked hare that for tho last few days no efforts have been made by tho Government of Japan to mlnlmtta tho excitement that prevails thoro presumably over tho California matter. Prominent olllclals aro quoted with the utmost freedom. Talk of pos sible war Is Indulged In loosely. Toklo Government ofllclals declare tho situa tion seriously strained. All theso ele ments of posslblo trouble And their way Into tho newspapers in a manner that awakens suspicion as to tha motlvnc M- hlnd this bland lifting-of the Invisible giving tho Intter guarantccH that only work of serving tho publla will bo re quired of Inbor conscripts. Tho Min istry of Economics will mnko a strong effort to obtain tho cooperation of tho labor leaders In this movement. Press reports' of tho scheme contain no definite information regnrdlng the class of workers who will bo chosen by draft nor ns to whero they will be nnirtlnved. flnn nifrfrrAf Inn im 1hnt mitn j between the agca ot 18 and 21 yearn bo subject to tho draft, and another sug gestion is that men between li'ntld'IS years old bo required to glvo one year to tho Btnte. At present tho idea precludes a sweof- j ing urnii. anil men airrauy onKngrunn skilled trades nr. In speclnllted work would be exempt. Labor conscripts would be employed In toad nnd cnhal construction work, Iti the extension of the bituminous coal fields and the erec tion of miners' dwellings, , Another scheme, which was said to be favored In official circle?, Is to build tho long delayed Hhlne Canal with this conscript labor. The nttltudo In Government circles Is that tho tlmo has come when such a drastic measure enn be adopted. About 420,000 men are drawing unemployment. Insurnnce to-day, and this rent expense, tu a Hiafl Cprrrtpomttvt of Tub Ucn ass New YnK Hr.t.n, Baltimoiik, Sept. 27. No nepubllcnn except Itoosevelt ever received n heartier wolcomo in tho gateway of tho South than wns extonded to Sena tor Harding to-night. Tho vibrating tones of tho greeting from the 200,000 who saw or heard -him In th eight hours of tho visit wero respect nnd cordiality, Tho respect overlay some thing very cole to tho reverential at titude tho peoplo display only to the President of tho United States. The cordiality was of tho kind that rings with obvious sincerity. Immense throngs filled the streets In the late afternoon and In (he enrly part of tho night, but the contro and climax of the remarkable greeting wero at tho Fifth Regiment Armory when 18,000 persons perspiring nnd contless, many of them Jammed Into tho bake oven whero Woodrow Wilson was nominated In 1012, nnd testified their approval of Senator Harding nnd of tho principles ho stnnds for with roam that shook tho walls. Scnntor Hnrdlng'a nppenrance otf' tho stage nt 8:15 o'clock was the slgnhl for a thun dering outburst which onllurcd in great waves of cheering forA$cvernl mln ules, and for a similar compliment to Mrs, Harding of soniowhat lesser dura tion., i Answer. Ilenetlonnrr'Chnrffe. Oalen Talt, State chairman In Mary land, f opened the meeting with n two minute tntrc, which contained the prom ise of Maryland to Senator Harding and to Mr, Weller, ncpubllcan candi date for the Senate. Thereupon he in troduced ono of tho celebrated citizen!) of the fitate, Clcn. Felix Agnus, owner of the Baltimore Amtrican, who had tho honor of presenting Senator Har ding, den. Agnus's speech enabled tho audience to work off aome of Its enthu siasm, but thcro was plenty loft In the reservoirs of welcome, as Mr. Harding .Muni wncn no stepped forward to be lt Ih ArirllAfl hern, onnli is trnnnfnrmrfl . i.. ., . but nevertheless effective Jnn;inim t.rnm, ' in.n nt 'onminim le nn .ii.un, ' " . spcecn. control. V hIbo to tha unemnloved forV. wtr. U. "C.M .!'a..l,n " .n? Interruption .mnhil fnr th n,ih Iff Vonrt. , " rUlnirs nuoress. Tho attltudo of self-control which nb- tains In the United States Otato De partment Is reflected In tho American public mind. Talk In Japan of nosslble war with tho United States Is evidently not disturbing tho American publla In tha least Tho reticence observed amnnar Statn Department ofllclals may or mav not bu Justified, but It In clear that the Depart ment is comment mat tho Japanoso ex citement will blow over. Whether a policy Is being prepared to meet what may be the larger elements of tho Jnpa neao puriioso Is another question which is not cinrincd by anything emanating from tho Stato Department. Wnr Tnllr Discounted. As viewed here, Japanese leader nrn and Japaneso eentlmont neralli- In friendly to the United States. Talk of posslblo war by Japan on the ifntt.,1 Stntes Is discounted by taking cognizance of the Japanese situation. That coun try, I la realized. Is In no nosltlnn tn an. gngo ln the desperate adventure of wnr with the United States, It Is realized In Japan, as press despatches Indicate, that war would result ln tho Immediate Internment or deportntlon ot nil Japa neso national, on United States terri tory. It would also mean cutting- ntt tho American market to Japanese ex porters, a market upon' which thv chiefly .depend. Jnpan has just recently gone" through n serious financial "crisis and Is In no position to witness the stop page of her trado In silks, 90 per cent, of which como to America: nor In tn. practically all of which Is sold In fhe United Stntes. i Die American Navy Is superior to that ' CONVICT FALLS DEAD ON RECEIVING PARDON Isadore Berman Victim of Heart Disease at Sing Sing. James L. Long, Deputy State Suprln tendent of Prisons, telephoned to War den Lewis 13. Lawes at Sing Sing Prison yesterday that aov5mltli had granted a pardon to Isadore Berman, who had served nine. months nnd ten dnys of a two year sentence for attemped grand larceny. The Bcv. William E. Cashln, Catholic chaplain of the prison, went Into the hospital, where Berman had been a pa tient for five months with serious henrt trouble, to tell tho good news to the convict, "Tho pardon Is being brought down by a special messenger," said Father Cashln, "and you will be released as soon as It gets here. Tour brother Is Waiting outside to tako you home,'1 The hospital attendants nt once lifted Berman from hts bed and began to dress him for tho Journey back to New York. Several convicts began talking to Ber man. They told him goodby, and he was about to shake hands with one of them when he gasped nnd fell to the floor. He wns dead when tho prison physician reached him. The messenger bearing the pardon reached tho prison nn hour later. AIR MAIL PILOT KILLED. Continued on Seventh Pape, SMOKED IN WIFE'S FACE , IS NEW DIVORCE CAUSE t the world scries last year, r Numbers ' Chicago Husband Also Puffed of White Sox players havo lived In Hi Srnir.Vjc in IW. i-partments In my building. Mr. Olca "oii, John Collins, Jtay Schalk, Kddlo 'Ifotte and others hive been my tenants, and thut'a thn only- 'official' connection I have had with miscball. ' I have been nsked repeatedly about Uit package McMulten Is said to havo Cotitfmiert" on Fourteenth Page. Xtw Harsna fbrrlee vU Seaboard Air line. Draw In room compartm.nl aeetlon al.tp.r Jo Key Weit: leavts Naw York, I'enna. It. R . 2:04 I. f.! arrive? Key Wast. 5:20 sc M erenlni, Steamer laarac 10 P. M.i ar rnjng 0:30 nut morning. 1184 B'way. ildv. 'poking: for a good room? Beo tha Fur ni'tied noom columns of The Sua and New Yr.ru t r . . . . . . . . . iv,m io-uay, nan iu la.i pafc aov. His Stogies in Bed. Ajifrial to Tub Hln n Nw Vobk Udjau;. Chicaoo, Sept. if. Mrs. Louise II. Herman of Chicago filed suit for dlvorco In the Superior Court to-dny against Nathaniel Herman, said to bo wealthy, charging, among other things, that ho blew smoke In her face. She recites In her bill that her hus band took especial delight In smoking stogies In bed and blowing the amoko j tn her face. I Richard Oarthrlmess as David has betn declared Now York's greatest lover, .art htm atrt. i In "Way Down East," 44th St. Thc- l.-J-AOU. Friday morning the name of this newspaper will become THE NEW YORK HERALD As The New York Herald it will be precisely the same news paper it is now. , There will be no changes in it. If it has merits now it will have these same merits on and after Friday. Frank A.'Munsey , Plane Wrecked Ir Striking AVI re l Over the Snsqaehnnnn, ! lUnnisBuna, Pa. Sept. 27. Mail plane No. 21,697 wns wrecked late this after noon when It struck a wlro extending oVer tho Susquehanna River near Mil j lorsburg. Tho plane left Hazlehurst Field this morning. The pilot was killed, i A letter carried by tho flyor and other I marks Identified him as F. A. Robin. ; sow of Hazlehurst Field. It Is thought ' that the pilot was lost and was follow ing the river on his way to Bcllefonte. He struck a cable crossing the river owned by the Cumberland Valley Tele phone Company and all communication west of horo Is cut off to-night. iiiG Finn iv nuiCNos Amies. Bue.vos Aires, Sept. 26. Imported merchandise valued at $2,000,000 has been destroyed tn a fire which began on the water front hero yesterday and Is still burning. Four large warehouses and buildings owned by the Mole Com pany, Ltd., a British concern, have been consumed. David the greateit of tha great lovers,' In D. W. Griffith's "Way Don Eat." 44th St. Theatre today, Adv. to .Til Iff ft 44 AM ho got well under wny and was holding the rapt attention of the great audience n man roso from the body of tho floor nnd throw at him this nnmMnn- "Have you done what Senator John son says Bcrapped the league?" There waB Instant turmoil, thousands of people leaping to their feet, many shouting, "Throw him qutl" Senator Harding, unruffled, commanded silence after a while and then said: "I do not intend now to Interrupt the orderly '.oursa of my address, which I hope con tains a mcssago of Interest and Impor tance to you. When I nm done I shall ho pleased to answer any Inquiry," When ho had complotcd his speech hn turned to tho person who had Inter luptcd nnd said m a voice thut carried to all parts of the Immense nrmory : "This gentlemnn ask mo If I have scrapped tho league My reply Is this I am frank to Bay that I havo not yet evolved a plan for world assqclatlon. If a am elected i certainly hope to find somo plan of World association which all America can stand behind." Ho finished his speech amid roara of applauso and a rush to shako hnnds with him that wan so Impetuous that ho was bnly saved from a friendly mob bing by tho stalwart efforts of a hun dred unlformod policemen nnd at least as many members of tho local Republi can committee. Senator nnd Mrs. Har ding and members of their party were finally steerod Into a quiet room at the rear of the nrmory, and It was not until nearly half an hour later that tho police could find a way for thorn through the Insistent thousands still thronging In tho armcry and the street outside. It was an address which lasted nbout three-quarters of an hour and which seemed to match' the desires o'f the people, for It was frequently and vocif erously Interrupted. Its outstanding points wero the chargo that Industry, commerce, labor and finance havo been deliberately allowed to drift, while the Administration sought to Xorco upon an unwilling people the International super govemment entitled the League of Na. tlons; and, second, that the Democratic accusation ,of "reactionary" against thn Bcpubllcan party means only that It Is perfectly well understood that the Re publican party Intends to react from an , era of executive usurpation, from an In ternationalist's obsession, from n mud dling of the publto mind and from gen eral Incompetency and Incapacity In government. Practically nil the grnver troubles with which the country In now afflicted arc chargeable, Senator Harding said, to tho Administration's deliberate policy of maintaining a legal stato of war with Germany. To this aro due, he said, tho acute housing distress, with high rents and the discomfort of millions of people ; the general unsettlement and unrest which hampers business nnd productlv- TIIH M.AZA oniLL ROOM now open. Tea. Dinner and Supper Daneas. Adv. 4 4 . Si.