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la known many criminals k?cp a "card
Index" of Police Department car numbers.
Chief Inspector Lahey Instructed the
detectives to call up headquarters every
fifteen minutes. The police street signal*
also will be utilized In keeping In >
touch with the squads. If one of :h#
machines happens to be running up
Broadway and the green light of :he
corner signal box la flickering one of the
detectives will Jump to fhe telephone.
In this way the police official* hope to
l>e able to keep criminal* off the strqgts
and to get a batch of heavily armed delectlvee
to the point where a crime may
be committed aa soon afterward as possible.
The e Is bound to be at least one
or more members of the squads in touch
with the headquarters in the different
bov-oughs every five minutes throughout :
the night. It was pointed out. so It will
be possible to direct a number of the
rquads to any given point.
Through the operations of these squads,
the police reserve auto patrol and the
searching of suspicious looking persons
between midnight and daylight, the police
believe it will not be long until New
York is freer from criminals than It has
)* n la years. Eighty rookies were sent ,
to the school for recruits yesterday and
i\ ill he placed on nightly patrol lmme- 1
diate'y. Since Mr. Enright became Com- 1
misrfoner it has been the practice to
keep the recruits in the school from sixty
to ninety days before allowing them on
thi streets. All this ha* been waived
j .u- .u B r^?tored because of
the emergency.
Forty-two men were In the lineup In
Manhattan headquarter# yesterday. Most
of these had been picked up by police- t
Oien who found them In "unfrequented ,
itrcets" and had resorted to Mr. En- i
fight's Instructions to search them. The i
result was that a dozen or more "gun
toters" were gathered In. These were
enarged with violation of the Sullivan
jiaw. Charges of vagrancy were preforred
against the others.
Among those In the lineup was Louis
Teichman, 23, of 178 South Ninth street,
Brooklyn. Teichman was arrested by
Policeman Frederick Mutter of the Clinton
street station after Louis Kullck of
889 Park avenue, Brooklyn, had been
held up in an Eldrldge street hallway.
The police say Teichman and others had
been lying In wait for a Jewelry messenger
for whom they mistook Kullck.
The lattcr's pockets were rifled and $25
wns stolen. Teichman was held In
*10.000 bail.
Four men arrested for carrying pis- f
tola were held lr. $1,000 ball each by
Magistrate Charles E. Slmms in Tombs
Court. They were caught by detectives
of the special service division assigned
to roundup work. Larlo Bava. 30 years
of Feeding Hills, llass., was
"frisked" while walking through Park
place und a revolver found In his pocket.
'Die other three men, Rafall Cuppola,
27, of 184 Hester street; Gaetano Totto,
$0, of 219 Grand street, and Nicholas
Nnpolitano, 50. a restaurant keeper, of
8',? Baxter street, were taken in a raid
oh a restaurant. Joseph Rosell, 25, and
Achmet Kumah. 24. who said they had I
no homes, were arrested In the same raid j
anti rrmanuca iur senieni;u u.o vn^iauw, i
Three negroes were arrested In a raid '
Jn Hnrlem's "black belt." The detectives j
entered a poolroom and lined every man
against the wall. The detectives say j
they found guns In the pockets of Dallas ;
Ah-xnnder, 24, of 44 West 136th street,
nod Charles Jones. 20. of 2253 Seventh
avenue. Harold Glasgow, 21. of 2333
Sfcventh avenue, had a trench knifo In
his hip pocket. Tne three were held for i
trial by Magistrate Schwab In Washington
Heights Court.
Seised \enr Headquarters.
Five men lound In an automobile at
Crosby and Broome streets, a block
from Police Headquarters, were arrested
on charges of felonious assault and
violation of the Sullivan law. Detectives
John Tetriiso and George TormU j
MHo told Magistrate Slmms In Tombs
<7f>urt they found a loaded pistol In the
pocket of Charles Trot?l. 20. of 282 Mott
street: u knife In the pocket of Anthony
Mlgnoli, 27. of 284 Mctt street, and a
rssor on Michael Ostuni. 2S. of 273 Mott
fctrt't. The detectives said they had reason
to believe Thomas Copasso. 23. of
17S Mulberry street, and Dominic'.- Bal
en no, 20, of 225 Mott street, had assaulted
a man In We? Nineteenth
. street. They were held for examination.
Policeman Dennis J. O'Donnell of the
West Thirty-seventh street station
stepped William Eg&n, 21. of 415 West
Thirty-fifth street at Ninth avenue and
Thirty-fifth street. Egan was carrying
a bundle and the policeman Insisted
upon knowing its contents. The bundle
was opened O'Donnell raid, and found
i to contain a bed spread, two blankets,
two pairs of portieres and a-rug Egan
nald he got them from a sailor, but he
vas held for examination by Magistrate
; MeQuude in Wet Side Court.
Brooklyn detectives during Monday
night and early yesterday morning arrested
five men for carrying pistols
Ambrose Ward, 2u. a civilian employee
In the New York Navy Yard, was held
Tip while walking across the Manhattan
Bridge. The thieves stole 120 and escaped.
Ward told the police he thought
hie assailants were seamen. Ward's head
verneur HospltsJ.
Among the outstanding crimes of the
day In Manhattan was a holdup In Harlem.
the robbing of an East Side tailor
$ and the theft of an automobile left in
the street directly aeroa* from Police
Headquarters Max Wallace of 63 Eaat
103d street, tho victim In the Harlem
holdup, wan backed Into a hallway in
Eaat lUth street by two men, who
brandished revolvers. They relieved him
of $589. James Moran, it, of 263 East
Eighty-eighth street, and Louis Schramek
of 324 East Eighty-fifth atreet
were arrested later In connection with
the holdup. They were held In 310,000
bail each by Magistrate Ten Eyck In
llark-m Court.
Tnllur Held t'p In Store.
Jamea Oreflce. a tailor of 346 East
Twenty-rirst street, was told to elevate
his hands by two men with guns, who
pushed their way Into his store After
taking the tailor's watch and what
money they could find, they locked him
In a closet and fled.
Half a doten members of the automobile
squad of the Police Department
were vatlna In a saloon across the street
from headquarters when the automobile
of Soloman Podell. s law clerk of 1023
Fifty-seventh street, Brooklyn, was
stolen. Tho machine had been left at
Raster and Grand streets, and was In
plain view of detectives in the Bureau
of Criminal Identification, and of those
n the office of Inspector Coughlln, head
of the detective division.
ft tvus Isso mi s?rl vttltrilflv (hat \1rm
David Helaaco, wife of the theatrical
producer, ku the victim Monday of
plokpnrketa while shopping In fifth avenue.
Her handbag, containing raah and
jewelry was stolen Mrs Bdaeco got
out of her automobile In front of a largo
retail store and felt a tug at her hag
,.\ woman was seen to dart through the
<ro*d. Mrs. Belaaco screamed hut the
thief got away. Mrs. Belaaco refused to
say wnat her loas wee.
Maurice Bloch, n lawyer of 61 Cham/tiers
street, who will be an Assemblyman
after January 1, announced that ho
will introduce an amendment to the
penal law making robbery end burglary
in the (Irst degree punishable by life imprisonment
If a weapon la need. Mr.
hloch made his announcement after a
conference with Judges John f Mclntyre
end Otto A. Bossleky of Oeneral Sessions.
Boon afterward Judge Molntym
Offered that 160 persona out on low bell
on burglary end robbery charges he put j
on his trial calendar for to-day so they
, stay be brought before him and their
bail increased.
i.mo.oon notmis bi ttm mkrb
Tho Scandinavian American liner I
Ifellg Ola v. In yesterday from Copenhagen.
brought a million pounds of buttor,
esported by the Cooperative Craemertes
of Denmark, that will be marketed
in this country at about fifty-five cents
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Severe Penalties Dealt Out t
Those Convicted of Crimes
of Violence.
Magistrates Hold Prisoners 1
Heavy Bail When Brought
Tp on Robbery Charges.
Tv.? .virloncA v.??.r-rM
that they Intend to back up the polk
to the fullest degree In their Aght to r!
the city of criminals. Three men wh
had been found fltlty of theft and
murder charge by Juries in Brooklj
were sent to Sing Sing prison for tern
ranging from one to ten years. Pel
sons arrested In connection with recer
crimes were held by magistrates I
heavy ball for the bight* courts.
Judge McDermott In the Count
Court. Brooklyn, sentenced Ellas Boscl
29. of >29 Thatford street, to Sing Sin
to from Ave to ton years. Bosch, wh
admitted that he was an enemy of thl
country and that he did not believe I
Rod, had been convicted of burglary 1
the second degree.
George Zumsteg was sent to Sing Sin
for from two and a half to five years b
the same Judge for manslaughte
Zumsteg shot and killed Peter Bayer <
29 Tompkins avenue during a quarre
The third prisoner to be sent away b
Judge McDermott was Salvatore Pel<
grlno, 17. of Flushing avenue. His sei
tence was for from two and a half I
Ave years at hard labor. He was four
uiiiltv nf arrand larcenv.
Samuel Pollzzl, 32. of 236 East 1251
street, was held In 620,000 ball t
Magistrate Ten Eyck In Harlem Cou
on charges alleging the robbery of Frei
erlok Hoffman, a grocer of 17 Eaat 1071
street. In a hallway In East 108th stre<
Hoffman lost J100, a gold watch ar
chain and a diamond pin.
Mrs. Ivan Parrls of 152 West 151
street told Magistrate Schwab In Wasl
Ington Heights Court that Claren<
Rufus, a negro, of 217 West 140th stret
tried to snatch her handbag contalnli
$128 while she was walking throus
129th Street Monday night. She setzi
the negro and held him until Detect!"
William Hunter of Inspector Cahalane
staff, who happened to be passing, can
to her aid Rufus was held in $1,01
ball for trial.
Detective William Dauptman of tl
West 125th street station, arrest"
Ronald E. McOilvary, IS, of 246 Mai
hattan avenue. In a pawn shop In Wc
125th street while the youth was trylr
to pawn a lady's gold watch. Dauptms
questioned McOIIvary ann mo tatter a<
mltted, the detective said, that he ha
stolen the watch recently from the honr
of a friend where he had been phaylr
cards. Magistrate 8chwab held him I
$1,000 ball.
Alfred Benjamin. 17. of 1,002 Broc
avenue. The Bronx, and Claude Saur
ders. 18, of 206 Morris avenue. Jamalei
were held In $2,000 ball each on sut
plcton that they robbed the apartment <
George Nakayama at 601 West 191i
street. The youths were employed 1
the building as elevator boys. Mr. Ns
kr?y?ma's loss amounted to $330 wort
of Jewelry.
THE bu
A money <
of a saving
quality. Th
selling price
reduced fro
They were <
Crombies, C
by tailors o
are especial!
when they
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Coler Has Lone Dollar
n, to Buy Gifts for Poor
^ RIRD S. COLER, Commissioner
of Public Welfare, who had
this time last year $3,000 for the
O purchase of gifts for the city's
wards, stated yesterday he had
received this year only a single
dollar. There are about 16,000
children and many old persons
in the care of the city for whom
^ the Commissioner desires to pro"
vide some sort of a Christmas
present. He issued an appeal
for contribdtions. Either money
n or articles of any sort the public
would like to give will be acceptable,
he said.
5? ^
d Nicholas Laresch Indicted as
\o Policeman's Slayer.
,n Nicholas Laresch, brother of Joseph
13 Laresch, who Is said to have shot and
killed Police Lieut. Floyd Horton Ian
'* Thursday night and was killed himself
it by the lieutenant, was Indloted yester,n
day for murder In the first degree In
connection with the slaying. The Grand
Jury's presentment did not mention Mrs.
y Lucille Emma Brooks, wife of a Chicago
Insurance broker, and John Cavanaugh,
g who also are held In connection with the
G murder. It was Intimated that both
Mrs. Brooks and Cavanaugh will escape
n Mrs. Brooks and Cavanaugh were wlU
n nosscs before the Grand Jury. Mrs.
Brooks recounted the story told Monday
to Benedict Dineen, Assistant District
* Attorney! of how sho had employed
y Nicholas Laresch and Cavanaugn to
r. move her and of the automobile party
which resulted In the slaying. Mrs.
Brooks did not sign a waiver before ten'
tlfylng. which, in the opinion of lawyers,
>y granted her Immunity from prosecution,
a- Cavanaugh was exonerated of any ccni.
nection with the actual shooting by Mrs.
to Brooks and Laresch.
id Before being taken from Harlem
prison Mrs. Brooks was required to
th change her clothing, and the clothes sho
iy wore the night of the shooting are to ho
rt used as evldenco at the trial of Laresch.
3* Mr. Brooks provided his wife with new
th taiment. After the Indictment nnd been
!t- found Mrs. Brooks and Cavanaugh were
'd taken back to Harlem, where. It is said,
they will be held as material witnesses.
Id Irtah M Honrnn ntfrtrnflV frti* VI,
k* Brooks, said any reasonable amount of
c? bail would be provided to procure her re!t
Jo Bowdoin Medical College Is
100 Years Old.
I'd Brunswick. Me., Dee. ax.?one hunn
drod years afro last June the Legislature
st of the new State of Maine, Just set apart
iff from Massachusetts, voted to establish
in the Bowdoin Medical School In this town
i- In order to promote the health and hapid
plnesn of the people. To-night President
ie Kenneth M. Sills of Bowdoin College aniff
nounced that the school would be closed
n as a part of the college next June unless
some way wero found to obtain funds
'k to keep it In its rating of class A of
> medical colleges In this country.
President Sills said this Action had
' been decided upon by the trustees and
if overseers because recent deficits amounted
to more than $35,000, and the school
n required $25,000 for Immediate equip
l* ment of laboratories and assurance or at
> least $50,000 additional Income for more
teachers and other expenses
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2 to 8WEST38th STREE'i
can save you $75.0C
it taking it out of t
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yer and the seller cann
on one piece of merchan
in price that is offset b
ese coats are reduced fror
:s, which is quite differer
m an arbitrary guesswc
cut after the coat was cu
the shells are made in t
VBrien Fleeces, and Rob
if the know-how school,
[y selected pelts, trapped
are so luxuriously dee]
Beaver or Otter Collars
Reduced to $275#^
Reduced to ?375.w
Mmore cops are
voted to end crimi
Estimate Board Also Defeat
Plans for Police Inquiry
and Enright's Kcmoval.
Comptroller Calls Al^ermani
President's Statement
"A Dirty Lie."
At the request of Police Commission*
Enright the Board of Estimate author
ited yesterday the addition of 769 ne%
patrolmen to the police force to cop
with the crime wave, and aaked th
Board of Alderman to authorise the 1*
suance of sufficient special revenu
bonds to pay for the Increase. It do
veloped at the meeting that only 40
additional patrolmen are upon the clvl
service eligible list, but the Commls
sloner la authorized to add tho rest whei
F. H. La Guardla, President of th
Board of Aldermen, fought the resolu
tlon on the ground that the city has n<
money with which to pay the new pa
trolmen. Mayor Hylan conceded tha
the money la not visible and will hav
to be taken from funds he had hoped t
divert to the use of the public schooli
which are $27,000,000 short of enougl
money to run them to the end of th
Two efforts to have the Police De
partment Investigated and one asklni
outright for the removal of Enrlgh
were blocked by the Tammany cohorti
With the danger of a hostile inveatlga
tlon eliminated, the Democratic majorlt;
of the Board of Aldermen prepared fo
a Tammany Investigation of Enrlghl
which critics of the Hylan-Enrlght re
gime said merely presents the Commla
siouer with an opportunity to whltewasl
his administration. That inquiry is pro
vlded for In a resolution introduced b;
Aldcrmar. William T. Collins, Tamman;
floor leader, and will come up for actloi
at the board meeting Tuesday.
Will Inquire Into Crime Wave.
According to the Collins resolution
the purpose of the proposed inquiry i
"to obtain all the Information possibl
in regard to this alleged crime wave
which seems to be countrywide, with i
view to the taking of some action look
lng at least to a mitigation of thesi
The resolution calls upon the Follci
Commissioner to submit a list of arrcsti
made this year and "such other lnfor
matlon and suggestions as the Polici
Commissioner may be able to furnish It
regard to this Inquiry."
Two other resolutions directed at thi
Police Department and Introduced 1>
the Board of Aldermen by Republican!
met a speedy death from the Tammanj
majority over a Republican chorus o
"noes." Ono resolution, introduced bj
Alderman Bruce M. Falconer, called foi
the removal of Enrlght as head of th<
Police Department. The other. Intro
dueed by Alderman William F. Quinn
called for an Investigation by the Boart
of Aldermen and action by the Mayo
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he coat
lot both save
disc. Beware
y a saving in
n their former
it from being
?rlr trolndfirtn
t, not before.
>lack Kerseys,
Roy heathers,
, and the furs
in snowtime,
p and dense. COATS
based on the findings, or the Mayor falling.
action by the Governor.
Both resolution* reviewed crime conditions
and declered that the cttlsens
1 have lost confidence In the ability ol
\ Enrlght to cope with the situation. Tht
charges In the statements of Mrs. Ellen
A. O'Qrndy. recently resigned Deputy
Police Commissioner, and the late Lieut.
0 Floyd Horton were cited.
The resolution of Henry M. Curran,
President of the Borough of Manhattan,
in the Board of Estimate calling for a
legislative investigation of the city administration,
with particular attention
to be paid to the Police Department, was
voted down by the Tammany majority
1 amid such derision and charges of bad
faith against Mr. Curran that he finally
had to appeal to Mayor Hylan for the
exercise of enough "common courtesy"
" to allow him to be heard in behalf of his
own resolution.
La (<uardla Makes Threat.
Whon the detest of the Curran resolution
was apparent, La Guardla, who
cast the only favorable vote besides Curran's,
"With a Republican Governor and a
v Republican Legislature, 1 think 1 can go
e to them and fet a committee for an
Investigation without putting It up to
this Democratic Board of Estimate."
p The Mayor retorted that the Curran
o resolution would not forestall lnvestiga_
tlon of the Manhattan President s bulld.
Ing bureau. His references were to the
Board of Estimate city contract Inquiry
" and to the activities of David Hirshfleld,
k Indicted Commissioner of Accounts.
Q Curran said he welcomed any investigation.
The board session was so acrimonious
-ithat Comptroller Craig threatened to suo
- President La Guardla for criminal libel.
0 That incident arose when, In connection
with a discussion of automobiles for the
Police Department, Mr. La Guardla act
cused the Comptroller of having "eamou
0 a* to permit tho Comptroller to acquire
a personal automobile.
"That's a dirty lie!" shoutefl Mr.
h Cralf.
e Mr. Craig tried to get La Guardla to
withdraw the statement, and when the
Aldermanlc President refused the Comptroller
r "If the President of the Board of
t Aldermen will put his statement In writing
I will have a warrant for criminal
' j libel for him before he gets home."
- 1 The Police Commissioner's request for
y i more men stated that the department
r j had had no additions to lta force for
1 j eight years. Comptroller Craig declared
* j that statement untrue and said that last
- i year an Increase of 500 men had been
. ! granted by the Board of Estimate, but
u I that the Commissioner never had availed
1 i himself of that authorization, although
* he had asked for more men In the 1920
^ budget. Despite the Commissioner's re^
quests, the Comptroller continued, the
? departmental budget had failed to ask
for the money to pay the additional men.
"We should ask a full an~ unequivocal
| statement from tne ponce commission I.
| cr,'' said the Comptroller, "as to whether
his force Is manned to the extent for
? j which provision has been made."
?. j Knright issued a statement last night
* that the additional men authorized for
' the force will begin Intensive training
6 ! not later than Monday and that 500 will
be ready for training by New Year's
! Day. As many as possible, he added,
? will be used for plain clothes duty at
- night while attending training school.
8 Tho Board of Aldermen authorized the
? Dollce Department to buy $7,090 worth
of gasolene for operating crime hunting
? automobiles which Commissioner En4
right has Introduced. John Daly. Depi
uty Police Commissioner, said that per'
mission was necessary to purchase the
f fuel at once.
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t 22, 1920.
District Attorney Promises
Clothing Workers to Give
Men Full Protection.
, Manufacturers Say Gangsters
Injure Workers in
Picketed Factory.
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intimidation of union pickets Dy; i
gangs In the employ of the clothing
manufacturers was alleged In a formal |
complaint filed yesterday with District *
Attorney Swann Sidney Hlllman, pres- __
ldent of the Amalgamated Clothing =
Workers, accompanied by Ma* Lowcnthal,
W. D. Embree and Max Spelkey.
attornoys for the union, visited the District
Attorney's office and submitted,
according to Mr, Hlllman, specific cases
of assaults.
It also was called to the District Attorney's
attention, Mr. Hlllman said,
that guards in the employ of the manufacturers
are being armed with revolvers
and other weapons, and that many
gangs have been recruited reoently by
the manufacturers. He was assured by
the District Attorney, he said, that the :
pickets would get full protection.
Counter charges were made by the | J
manufacturers. They declared that yesterday
afternoon gangsters had attacked ,
girls and men on their way to work In a
picketed factory and had inflicted In- j
juries on at least a score of the workers
and the guards who were acting as I ,
escorts. Ths trouble was reported as j
occurring In front of the factory of J. i (
Friedman St Co., 121 West Nineteenth
street The police of the West Twen- |
tleth street station had no record of the i
trouble. i
Yesterday's developments In the light I
between the manufacturers and the t
union Indicated no Immediate prospect ;
of an adjustment.
Wll'iam Bandler, president of the
manufacturers' association, referred to I
talk on the part of the union about a ; I
return to sweatshop conditions as "an
attempt to befog the Issue and to divert
attention from the position of the union
that, regardless of oondttions, the union I
will under no circumstances recede from 1
the conditions and wages exacted dur'ng j
me war. us uiuinmg vu no ?sertcd,
Is to destroy capital arid the
employers and to put the organised
working class in actual control of the
system of production.
Score of Boston Confection Em- '
ployoea Are Implicated.
Boston, Dee. 21.?Thefts of bakers
nnd confectioners supplies worth $250,000
are said to be Involved in tho
charges against nine employees of H. A.
Johnson & Co., Ino., who were arrested
It Is alleged that employees of the
wholeaale grocery firm formed a combination
with restaurant men in various ?
cities for the disposal of goods stolen
from a firm. A score of other arreerta j
ere said to be In prospect.
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