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Highest temperature yesterday,
Detailed weather reports will be found
President of 'Republic' Offers
Resignation When
Action Is Urged
Friends of Ratification AImost
Lose Hope of Winning
If Pact Fuils, Dail Likely to
Put Next Move Up
to British.
Dublin, Jan. 6.?Some of the staunchest
partisans for the treaty creating ]
the Free State of Ireland practically
abundoned hope to-night that it would
be ratified. A man who has stood the
strongest for ratification told The
New York Herald correspondent that
in his judgment the fight was lost.
There Is still a possibility that some
eleventh hour move may bring a 0
change, but it seems that nothing can ^
avert a straight out vote some time fl
to-morrow on acceptance or rejection, r
with even the warmest supporters of 1
the treuty not confident of victory. c
Eamon do Valera made a striking <
effort to force the issue this afternoon, v
when in the midst of an impassioned
speech .ho threw his resignation as s
? ... . _ _ e
iresiui'ni or ine nepuDiic on ine mine.
He demanded that the members of the 11
Government should either get wholly c
behind rejection with him or wholly '
for ratification with some one else. 11
His resignation necessarily would be ^
iollowed by thut of his Cabinet.
Michael Collins made Just as elo- s
quent an appeal as had De Valera. '
He churged that "bullies" used "Tarn- c
many methods" to prevent a report '
by the committee which worked last! r
night for a eompromlso from being | v
received at the secret session this!"
morning. It bad been said that the, c
committee was unable' to : reach a {
real agreement, but Collins's charges h
brought sharp replies from Deputy ^
Biugha and Harry Holund. Then Col- t
lins atfacked Deputy Colllvet of Dim- o
crick and his motion to suspend the |
rules and accept Dc Vulera'n resignu-'
Agree to Take Vote. a
Willi De Valera's approval the Col- "
llvct motion was then withdrawn and .
an agreement reached to procgad!
rt might to a vote, which both Orif-' ?
flth and De Valera decided to hold at j J
noon to-morrow. Mr. de Valera agreed li
to postpone his resignation until after 1
the vote.
There arc stilt many members with r
tpccches under their bolts, however, and |
ii reems possible that the voting stage : ?
may not bo reached promptly. It may S
even run over until Monday. | I
With the Issue now clear cut and the I j
outcome ominous the leaders of both v
sides are In somewhat of a quundar.v
us to what to do. There is even serious
talk of a trlul for the execution of
Collins as a traitor when De Valera is c
? nee flrntly In the raddle. What seems h
ino.-<t likely, however, is that the Dall T
JCIreann will continue to function and j
will put the next move up to Premier i j,
ILktyd George. Tncrc Is still a belief In 0
anti-treaty circles that If the plenl- .
potentlarics had refused to sign on the
fateful Sunday In Downing Htreet, when Ij
Vrcml?r I.loyd George threatened war,
they would have got the modifications I
in the oath which Dc Valera and his c
faction wanted. 0
This suggestion was voiced In the
tcrnoofi, who declared: "They charge ut> *
wltli wanting to no to war over a &
shadow. That cuts both ways. Will
Britain go to war over a shadow?" Ii
There Is no likelihood (hat hostilities r
would break out Immediately after a ?
rejection of the treaty either with the j
British or between the factions. The ,,
Irish Republican Army is about equally j
split, according to reports reach- a
lug here, with Collins and Muh-ahy lead
Inn one faction and Brugha the other.
These will probably neutralise each
People for Itatlfleatlon.
Reports from the countryside continue f
to show that the vast bulk of the people t
favor ratification. De Valera'a friends ,
admit this, but say that It Is because |
they have been misled by the Irish press." p
Hence they will not seek anything like r
a plebiscite now. I
l>e Valora's offer to resign to-day en- t
vibiikcii me niuin: ?>i ins BULAcnsor uy inr e
DaII n? It aat there, hence hla confidence t
to lM>at Griffith In such an Issue.
Dp Valpra In hla wonderful forenalc /
effort thla afternoon literally swung the
houae back to where he wnnted It. He j|
wrapped the blood plained green (In* >
of the rebellion around him and prae- p
tlcnlly anoathetlr-ed both hlmaelf and the r
bouse to all feelings of the treaty. He t
on id politics had entered Into the Dall a
from the moment the delegates bad re- d
turned from London, and that In the laat o
three weeks he had had all he wanted f!
of polities, and whether lie won or loat t
be would retire to private life. e
This Kerenakyllke flood of words
seemingly nonplussed the Griffith aide h
and undid their work of Insuring a b
majority outside the house. The speech, e
however, produced a certain reaction. C
Collins arose and hurled at Bnigha? 8
for though he did not mention names
there was no mistake as to whom he 2
meant by "bulllea"?the charge of pollt- b
leal dodgery. tl
Then arose O'Malley Galway, whose ti
stentorian tones always command the h
attention of the house, and said that the '
"President" treated the house as though *
(untlnned on Page Six ^
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Dry Chief Day Accepts
Resignation of Catrow
RALPH A. DAY, State Prohibition
Director, announced
last night that he had accepted
the resignation of his chief
assistant, Col. H. G. Catrow. The
resignation went into effect at
once. Mr. Day said ho had appointed
Col. Catrow to undertake
the task of organizing the pro.ttMtion
office on an efficiency basis,
and that it had been understood
that Col. Catrow would be free to
sever the connection when the
w/irlf Kud huon pnmnlafnd Pnl
Catrow is treasurer of the National
Republican Club, and a member of
the House committee. He is one
of the club's most active members.
3ry Raiders Make Surprise Attack
as Dunston's Volstead
Law Trial Ends.
Bellevuc Reports 11 Alcohol
Deaths, Not Including Fractured
Skull Victims.
One of New York's choicest stocks
if liquor became a sacrifice to the
folstead act yesterday afternoon when
i squad of fifteen enforcement agents
aided Jack's restaurant, at Fortyhird
street and Sixth avenue, and
arrled out from a secret chamber
ase after case of whisky, gin and wine
ralucd in all at more than $100,000.
Under Agent Arthur Van Tassel the
quad entered tho restaurant after 12
'clock armed with a search warrant
irocured by Izzy Einstein after a purliase
made in Jack's some time ago
'lose behind the agents were two
sugo trucks from the Knickerbocker
Varchouse, and before the first case
if Jiquor had been carried down the
tairs in the Forty-third street enranco
a grinning crowd had gathered
lUtslde. News of the raid swept
hrough the theater district like a
name lire, and several or the agents
vere forced to stand guard on the
idewalk to keep back the Increasing
The agents used more than four hours
o carry out the store of whiskies, gin
nd wine, all of the choicest brands,
'lie seizure included Scotch bearing sevral
well known labels and many cases
f champagne.
Wot a Door In Hiding Place.
The liquor was found In a brick chamier
<15 feet wide and 40 feet long, built
in top of an extension of the Sixth aveiuc
part of the restaurant. The only
iay to enter It was through a window
ri a suite of private rooms on one of the
ipper floors of 103 West Forty-third
treet, adjoining the restaurant proper,
til the liquor served in Jack's, accordng
to the agents, was carried through
his window, brought downstairs and
hrough a passageway into the restauant.
Agents Van Tassel, Eberlc, Barry,
Jewberger, Owens. Bach, Ruppert, Mcilalion.
Holman. Prondergast, Wilson,
'rick and others met in Bryant Park
ust before the raid. A definite task
i-as assigned to each man.
It was announced that summonses had
tecu served on John Dunston. proprietor
if the restaurant; on William Dunston,
ils son. on Mr. Toner, munager, and
Thomas Norton, head waiter.
The seizure was the largest which has
jecn made in the theater district, and
'f a quality far above the average of
he liquor which goes to the Knickerlockcr
Warehouse nowadays.
While the raid was in progress Mr.
Minston was on trial before Judge John
1. Knox In the Federal District Court
in an Indictment charging violation of
he Volstead act. I>ato 1a*a night the
ury agreed and its sealed verdict will
a* presented to court to-day.
On August 28 Agent Klnsteln declared
ic had been served at Jack's with a
neal which included a bottle of real beer
ind a flask of whisky, for which he paid
9.70. Klnsteln thereupon lodged a cotnilalnt
against Jack's Restaurant. Inc..
or maintaining a disorderly house and
.gainst Mr. Dunston, president of the
orporatlon, for violating the liquor law.
Prevlona Trial Collapsed.
T.ast September the trial fell through
>eeausc the Government was unable to
ocate and produce as a witness William
felnse. an old time waiter at Jack's,
hrough whom Klnateln said he was able
o get the liquor. Yesterday George L.
>nnellan, counsel for Jack's, was surirlsed
when the waiter was railed as the
irosecutlon's most Important witness,
felnse's testimony supported the story
old by Klnrteln nnd the corroborating
vldence offered by his associates, Moe
Imlth and Herman Wittenberg.
It was announced yesterday by Ralph
i. Day, State prohibition director, that
tiring 1921 948.700 prescriptions for
Iquor were made out by physicians In
Jew York State on blanks provided by
inhibition headquarters. The office
ecords show that 12,500 physicians In
no eiaic iii'iMir'i i?i im- muiiKn, wnicn
re Issued In books of 100. Four hunrcrt
Is the maximum any physician may
Main In a year. According to these
nures the average number of prescrlplons
signed by these physicians was
This number la not regarded by prohlItlor.
officials as high, and Is believed
y them to be evidence that most, physllans
are not acting contrary to the law.
If the 12.500 physicians who applied
.000 practice In Mew York city.
Officials at Bellevue Hospital said that
.102 persons were treated for alcohol m
during 1921 In that Institution, and
hat eleven deaths had been directly due
o alcphol poisoning. It was explained,
nwever. that many persons who fell and
led through fractures of their skulls
ihlch they suffered while Intoxicated
rcre not Included In the alcohol deaths.
.TI.ANTIf ( OAST I.INK t !, ?
tun. Savannah thru service dally. Offtea
146 Broadway. Tel. Longacft 3965.?Adv.
niiT nu phi ire m
! VUI VI 1 ViilVli HLIIj
Brother Leads Police in Man
Hunt in Montclair and 1
Whole Force Working to
Bring in Boddy,' Dead
or Alive.
Record of Immunity Revealed;
Search Brings Arrest in
Another Murder.
Luther Boddy, the negro who killed
! Detectives William A. Miller and
Francis J. Buckley in Harlem Thursday
night, wan being sought in NewJersey
early this (Saturday) morning,
j Detectives had truiled him to Monti
clair and then to Belleville, a suburb
of Newark, and it wus reported at
1 1:30 A. M. that they were hurrying (
' back to Montclair hoping to capture (
1 him. Leading the detectives was ,
1 Boddy's own brother, John Boddy, exsoldier.
Early yesterday morning, while the
Harlem detectives were still search?
ing negro tenements near the scene of
the double murder, three detectives
, who know the habits of the alleged
' slayer hurried over <to Montclair.
They knew his mother and a brother
lived in the negro quarter there. They
( went to Montclair police headquarters,
. got twenty oth'cr policemen and then
, started for. the Boddy house.
The searchers were Just half an
. hour late. While they were at MontI
clalr police headquarters Boddy
visited his mother's home, stayed for
L a few minutes and then rushed out,
i frantic with fear.
i It was learned by the detectives that
j Boddy had another brother living at
206 Ileckel street, Belleville, and from
Montclair they hurried to tlwt address.
Detectives Shields, Mcflrath '
and Krause of New York Headquarters
and Fallon and Reiboldt of Newark
headquarters surrounded the pla< e
and then searched it. Boddy had not
been there.
But the trip to Belleville brought
probably more valuable results than
any other move the police have yet
made. It informed the brother that
Luther Boddy was being sought as a
murderer, and he went to Police Headquarters
yesterday afternon to offer
his services in the hunt. He said
Luther Boddy did not serve in the
army or the navy during the war and
neglected their mother while he, John,
was In France. John Boddy went
back to New Jersey early last nlgl.t c
and he was with the detectives when <
they continued their vigil In Belle
.vllle and later at Montclaly.
"fJet Hoililj," fry of Police.
"Get Boddy!" said Buckley with his
last breath as comrades bent over his
bedside In Harlem Hospital early yes]
terday morning:, a few hours after his
partner. Miller, had died on the sidewalk
only a few feet from the West
135th street police station to which
they had been taking the young negro.
"Get Boddy!" was the Injunction
which went through the whole Police
So the fugitive killer knows his life
1 is forfeit not only to the law In Its
ordered processes but to a power
j often more deadly in Its Infrequent
i operation, the unwritten law of the
force; the unwritten law which sends
policemen Into the hunt with set Jhws ;
to stamp upon the rattlesnakes of the
criminal world. It Is tho simple fact
that yesterday opinion ran through
the channels of authority that Luther
Boddy was much more likely to be
brought In dead than alive, and that
there wero at least two chances In j
three that the county of New York
would no savi-ii uic nm ??i nj,..* ...... ,
upon the double Indlrtment for mur- <
der In the first degree, which the spe'
cial Grand Jury returned yesterday.
Net In All Direction*.
It was this wholly human. If extra
legal, side of the man hunt which made
It so dramatic as the day wore through
and sravc way to night, and as the
police hunters, tense and determined,
circled like hunting doga nosing for the
, trail. Everybody at all familiar wtth
crime In New York nnd the contact of
the police and prosecuting authority
with crime felt Instinctively that the
. comradea of the murdered men would
, kill Boddy rather than give hint the
, least excuse to resist arrest.
I The atrociously treacherous circumstances
of the killing, the fine character
and excellent records of the killer's
victims, the pathetic fact that two women
were made widows and eleven children
mude orphans (Miller left a wife
nnd eight children, and Buckley a wife f
and three children), the strange Im- 1
nmnlty of the young negro dcaperado, I
with several arrests hut no punishment
for crime In the singular mercies of ?
the law, and finally. Buckley's expiring i
plea: "Get Borldy!" fired every man fh i
the hunt?fired and yet chilled them <
with a deadly purpose. j
There wns no boasting or vaunting. ?
Continued on Page Three.
The n??t Writing Papers 1
, ?r? Whiting Faptre.?Adv.
PB^wpp^Pfpiwfr if;
U. S. ASKi
Conference Powers to Invite !
Her Adhesion to ltoot's
Harding Decides to Hold All ;
Agreements Until Parley's
Work Is Finished.
Special Dispatch to Tun New Yc?k HrtALD.
New York Herald nurewn, 1
IVaxhiucton. I). C.. dun. A. (
The good faith of Germany is to be |
tested by the application of the new ,
rules to govern submarines, which the
irmament committee completed to- ]
The German Government will be invited
to pledge itself to acceptance of ,
that clause of the Root resolution defining
the status of undersea bosits ,
tnd prescribing regulations for their
conduct in time of war. ,
The final clause of the Root proposal
will provide Germany with an
ppportunity to renounce the practices
piracy to which it resorted in a last
desperate attempt to win the world
war and which provoked denunciation
from all civilized nations.
Reanon (?r German Inclusion.
In announcing its "decision to in
dude Germany among the nations
which will be invited to subscribe to)
the new rules to govern undersea
iraft, the American delegation to the |
conference refused to comment upon'
the probable action of the German
Republic. There Is good reason to
Justify the statement that one of the ,
chief considerations that prompted the!
framing of the Root resolution was to ;
tie up the German Government to the
agreement, which, >v??? been accented ,
by the five leading naval Rowers. j
The method by whicli Germany is '
to be put on record regarding the
futuro International policies on sub-'
marine warfare is through resort to i
in invitation to all of the civilized j
nations to suhscrlbt to the doctrines 1
to which these five Powers will be
committed. I'
The Invitation will lake the form of a
statement that the United States. Great
Britain, France, Italy ami Japan have
agreed to respect the rules provided In
the Root resolution and invite all other
nations of the globe to commit them- |
selves In a similar way. The last clause
jf the Root resolution probably will re- 1
-eive special attention from the Gorman
Government. It was adopted at the : ,
meeting of the limitation of armament ,
onferenee to-day and practically rounds
?ut the entire naval program.
Few Details to lie Arranged.
A few comparatively unimportant details
are yet to be arranged. It Is not j
Relieved that eltnrr f ranco or uajy wm
Turlhcr dissent from the feature of the
naval structure relating to auxiliary
rraft. If thla expectation is realized
the naval program will he submitted to
a plenary session of the conference 1
early next week.
gurface Indications point to the close (
)f conference activities within the next t
en days, barring unexpected complica- I
tlona that are alwaya to be looked for '
it International gatherings. The American
delegates, however, have not fixed
*ny definite date for the wind up of the f
inference, concerning which there has f
heen a marked falling off In popular t
nterest. The Impression generally pre- f
calls among the delegates that there
will he at least two public sessions of (
the conference next week and that the ,
weond may Hec the entire program |
completed. c
The American and British delesates I
xpressed gratification over the ac- '
eptance of the fourth clause of the
Hoot resolution by the five T'owers that ,
participated In the meeting of the ar- (
nament committee. They appeared to ' i
-< gard It as being especially Important 1 |
>?< ause of the opportunity It provides j
lermany to Indicate a change of heart 1
onoernlng the uee of submarine*. l
In revealing he adoption the. flnnl I
luuse of the Hoot resolution to-night I
he spokesman for the American dele- i
Ration declined to enter Into any Uls- r
urslon as to what constituted n mer
* * -1.1?- IT? "I-- .Inollrxsl In tfiirtnlir I
<?n Interpretation of the previa lone for
he trial of a submarine coijimandrr
Itullty of piracy within the meaning
if the resolution before the elvll or
nllltary authorities of any Power wlthtn
he Jurisdiction of which the Illegal act
I" committed.
American delegates do not believe a
dearer definition of the merchant ship
'han that already established by Intertatlonal
law Is needed. They are likewise
of the opinion that the method for
Imposing penalties for arts of piracy
ire too well defined to need further
Dependent t'pon >nflonnl Honor.
They admit, of course, that the effectiveness
of the Root submarine proposals
depends solely on fhe honor of
a nation subscribing to them.
The conference sedulously has avoided
ommitment In any agreement already
eached or In process which pledges a ,
intlon represented to punitive policies
lenlgned to enforre such ngreemrnits.
Vot the least Important ohjeetlon to any
inch doctrine Is the rorsfltutlonal policy
. .
Conllntied on Page Two.
f>ella RohMa Room -Runrtsy Pinner and Kt- I
nlng Concert, jO. Vanderblll Hoi. I -Adv. I
Supreme Council Accepts Idea
and Victors and Vanquished ,
Will Confer.
Must Promise to Recognize
Debt, Cease Propaganda
and Stop Warring.
Special Cable In The New York Herald.
Copyright. 1922, bp Tub New York Herald.
Cannes, Jan. 6.?Europe Is unquestionably
on the threshold here of a
new economic and political era. This
era is to be marked by the elimination
of the line which since the war
has been dividing the victors and the
vanquished and kept them lighting
instead of acting together economically.
The idea of a general European
economic peace conference, including
Germany and Russia if the latter ac-1
Copts certain conditions already privately
agreed to by Soviet representatives
in London, it is understood, was
accepted quickly at the very first \
meeting of the Allied Supreme Council |
here to-day. It will be held at Genoa, |
Italy, in March. The United States'
has been invited to participate.
It IOOK just one ua.y ior ,vir. uiuju
George to put through his plan for
such a conference. The stipulation in
the resolution that the Premiers of
all countries be invited to attend the
conference means that It will be a
conference such as Europe has not
seen since the Berlin Congress, but as
to its ultimate scope there is already j
a decided difference of opinion.
I<ouis laiucheur, French Minister of ,
the liberated Regions, insisted to-night
that the conference would be purely a i
financial and economic one and not j
political and that the reparation quca- j
tion would be barred.
While this seems to he 'supported in I
a measure by the wording of the resold- ,
tion, the impossibility of excluding the |
payment of Germany's huge debt from
sucb a eofilerenco is apparent to all j
but France, and is conceded virtually ,
by the British. The main purpose ot j
this conference, aside from the general <
Economic reconstruction of Europe. Is to i
bring Russia back into the family or
In this connection Tin; Ntw York
Herald correspondent here was Informed
to-night that Downing .Street
would bring the strongest kind ot
prcsurc to bear to hnv> Nikolai I^nlne.
Russian Bolshevist Premier, attend the
conference in person.
Russia is virtually promised nfltclal
recognition by all the Powers If she
will accept to-day's conditions, including
the following .
1. Recognitor*. ol all foreign debts
of Hie old Russian regime und of the
private property principle.
2. Cessation of all outside propaganda
and acknowledgment of the
principle that all countries have the
rigni 10 mpir own innii ?ji iwirinrncnt
without outside Interference.
3. Russia to agree that she will not
attack other nation*. with a reciprocal
pledge given by them.
These are practically the principles
which, when laid down by the British
Prime Minister, Mr. I,loyd George, tolay.
produced such an effect on his
learers as to virtually remove all doubt
hat his economic peace restoration plan
s going through without serious modlIcatlon
even by the French.
The French, as usual, r.re saying that
to Russian guarantee Is worth anyhlng
and that Russia has not even fulllled
her promises made |n the nritlsh j
rade agreement concerning propaganda ,
ind trade conditions. But by cleverly
onnectlng France's ability to collect
'mm Germany and the problem of reitorlng
the oid markets of central and
astern Kurope and by stressing that
>nly In this why can Germany ever pay.
ter exports now being only 23 per cent,
if their pre-war value. Mr. l.loyd George
ma quite undermined the French posl- .
Ion here. It would appear.
Italy, and even Belgium, to-day gave |
he wartneat Indorsement of Mr. Uoyd
Seorge'a Idea that the restoration of :
:hese markets was the key to the rep- '
iration problem and to Europe's general
There is no douht that the British
Prime Minister has set his heart on j
Curope'a economic restoration and on
'ringing Russia Into economic, nnd even
>olltlcal. union with the rest of Europe
is he has set It on nothing since the j
x-ace conference. His declaration that .
his Is the most Important allied meet- i
ng held since the war. Involving the i
aklng of greater nnd graver decisions 1
n an endeavor to restore Europe's shat- i
:ered affairs, Indicates this
"You may hold up your head so high j
ti contemplating heaven that you can- !
mt see the earth." he referring to
he Allies' attltins' sw.ee the war, and
in cnlleil nnrtn the French tn r, uftlrm the
tromlse mnilo at Hythe by M Mlller.md ;
vben he was Premier of France that
he Kranch would take up relatione with
he Soviet* as aoon as they recognised
he Ruaolan debte.
Absolute Isolation threatens the
Yench unless they concede to these (
The backbone of the European plan
s the consortium which has already i
een agreed to In principle and with re- j
rard to ehlch the Governments must!
)Ic(!kc their official support at the romng
conference at Genoa.
The outstanding features In the dls- '
usslon which led to to-day's rriomentoug
leclslnn paving the way for the return
o normalcy In Europe were:
Klrat, the genefal acceptance of the
Continued on Page Two.
I t " Mat To-day. Mr to S9.M \?
Igher. Slegfeld production. Marilyn Miller,
.eon Krrol. at New Amsterdam Theatre.?
CANNES, Jan. 7 (Associated
by the Allied Supreme Coui
at Genoa, Italy, in the first
Germany, Bulgaria, Austria. Hun
Powers aro to be invited, but no ir
conditions, in the form of resolutic
First- -That the nations cam
one another the principles accord
their interior systems of propert
Second?That it is iinpossil
come to the aid of a country ui
the funds are certain their right
profits from their ventures be ai
Third? That this security ci
unless nations or governments of
credits undertake freely to recog
tions contracted by a State and
indemnify the victims of confisc
Fourth?That nations must
change and monetary system ai
to trade.
Fifth?That all nations mus
propaganda subversive of publii
established in other countries.
Sixth?That all countries mi
aggressions upon their neighbors
If the Russian Government c
to assure development of its cpmni
the same or ly upon acceptance of
Skull of Harold Cisney, 14, Is
Fractured by Blow in Erusmus
Hall Basement.
Contests Caused by Disputes
Over Manners'?Mother,
III, Not Told.
Harold Cisney. aged 14, son of
George W. Cisney, an attorney of 27
Ocean avenue. Brooklyn, died of a
fractured skull yesterday afternoon
in rrui\ tucuiui mi ihis|>iuji up it r^buil
of a fist fight in Erasmus Hall High
School, Brooklyn, last Wednesday
afternoon. The boy who struck the
Wow that toppled Clsney to the basement's
cement flooring is Theodore
Friedemann, Jr., age 14, son of a
brokerage employee of 407 Ocean avenue,
Brooklyn, and freshman class
president. Young Friedemann with the
dozen other youths who were present
at the encounter have been summoned
to appear to-day before Assistant District
Attorney Ralvaggl.
The boys' fight was the second that
followed an argument in the basement
of the old building of the Flatbush
school. The Cisney hoy got Info It,
according to his father's statement
last night, because he championed the
right of Seymour Dink, aged 14, of
2316 Beverly road, a monitor In the
freshman class, to teach "manners" to
Joseph Corn well, also 14, of .154 Kast
Sixteenth street, hv ripping Corn well's
hat from his head In the school corridor.
Bushing out with their followers
nftrr school had been dismissed, I,lnk
and Com well found the campus too wet I
for a tight. Some one discovered th?
hastment door open and tho party'
moved In, formed h rime, and with time- i
keepers, the battle began. Link did
not last Ion*. His nose had been broken
last summer and a rap from Cornwall,
which landed fairly, sent him down
with a new frurture of the member.
C'laney was Link's supporter, and
Frledemann stood for Cornwall. Rome
worda passed and they went at eaeh
other. The light lasted ten minutes,
when Clsney. brushing awaf a lock of
hair, let (losn his guard. Trledemann's
fist shot In. Clsney staggered backward
and fell heavily.
When he did not ny>ve all the youths
ran nway except Link and a boy named
Carpenter. They railed Prof. Stephen
A. Flmery, head of the mathematics department.
who was on his way out of
the building, the last of the faculty to
leave. Two physicians were summoned
and they had 'he hoy removed to the
"It whs a truly American situation,"
said t>r. J. Herbert I<ow. principal of
the high school lest night, "hut It had
a very tragic ending."
rioj's Father Inveatlaates,
Since Wednesday afternoon, when
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V IHTlf-y nu?ri IIIH "" 11 in ?"
death. the fight has be>?n the subdued
subject of conversation In the high
school halts. Dr. T.ow nt once had requested
Mr. Clsney. the father, to niak"
an Investigation Mr. f'lsnov went with
Forteaque Mdcnlfe of l?*i Montague
street, an attorney, and two detectives
of the Flatbush station.
A rigid Investigation In the principal'.!
office followed I'nder the grilling. Win
enthusiasts at the ringside heenme
badly frightened, and the story cam.?
out. r?r. l?ow said that as the fight
happened after school hours and all the
faculty except Prof. Knierv had gone
home, he did not see how It could have
< mi tin nod on Page Four.
Pin swr.t \\ mi M . ent' i oI golf Holly tan
opens! .Tan tO; Berkshire, Jan. I">. Thru
Pullman, l'tnn, 3:00 1'. 31. dally.?Adv. j
Dthe be;
The New Yor
best of The S
the whole revii
and sounder r
Press).?The resolution adopted
icil calling an economic conference
weeks of March stated that Russia,
gary and all the other European
lention was made of Turkey. The
>ns, are:
lot claim the right to dictate to
ling to which they shall organize
y rights, government or political
>le to induce foreign capital to
iless the foreigners who furnish
s will be respected and that the
mnot be considered established
nations desiring to obtain foreign
rnize all public debts and obliga1
restore confiscated property or
have a suitable medium of exnd
must offer proper guaranties
t undertake to abstain from all
c order or of political systems
ist undertake to abstain from all
laims official recognition in order
lerce, the allied Powers can accord
the foregoing stipulations.
Counter Proposal Brings Parleys
Over Shantung to Another
Japanese Plan Would Place
Operation of Road Under
Their Control.
Washington, Jin. t> (Associated
Press).-?The 8hantung conversations
between the Japanese and Chinese
delegates were adjourned sine die late
to-day when the Chinese declined to
accept a Japanese counter proposal for
i payment, for the Kiaochow-Tstnanfu
j railway by a fifteen year loan redeemable
by China in five years upon six
' months' notice. Tho following statement
was Issued )>y the Chinese and
Japanese delegates:
The twentieth meeting of the
Chinese and Japanese delegates was
held at 3 o'clock in the afternoon in
the governing board room of the PanAmerican
Union Hulldlng. Discussions
on the Shantung Railway qucsI
tlon were continued.
The Japanese delegates proposed a
i railway loan agreement plan for the
! settlement of 'his question on the
| basis of the terms of ordinary railway
loan agreements entered Into by
j China with various foreign capitalists
during recent years, namely, on
the following general lines:
The term of the loan shall be fixed
at fifteen years, while China shall retain
an option of redeeming the whole
outstanding liabilities upon six
months' notice after five years from
the date of the agreement.
A Japanese traffic manager and
chief accountant shall be engaged
| in the service of the Shantung Kail
The detail* of the financial arrangement
shall be worked out at
F'ekin between the representatives
of the two parties to the loan.
This plan was not found acceptable
to the Chinese delegation.
The Chinese delegate* on tlielr
part proposed the following alternative
China shall make a cash payment
for the railway and its appurtenant
properties with u single deposit In a
bank of a third Power at a specified
date, either before the transfer of
the properties or when auch transfer
Is effected.
China shall make n deferred payment
either in treasury notes or notes
of the Chinese Bankers' t'nion, secured
upon the railway properties,
extending over a period of twelve
years upon giving six months' notice
to pay all the outstanding liabilities.
The first Installment Is to be paid on
the day on which the transfer of the
railway and properties Is completed.
China shall engage that she. upon
her own Initiative, shall select and
employ on the Telngtao-Tstnnnfu
Railway a district engineer of Japanese
Neither of these plans was found
aeceptable to the Japanese delegates
In the present form.
The meeting adjourned at 5:30 P.
M.. sine die, pending further developments.
Influence of Hughes and Balfour
Special Pi.ipnlrh In Tim Virw Yoea I'aaxt.D.
New York tlrnild Itnrenn, )
B'mMnrtnn, I?. ('? ,lnn. 1 I
HfTorta made to bring about an a*reewent
IwtwMn Japan and China over the
question of Japanean evacuation of Hhantun*
failed once more to-day, ami the
"Von vcreat lone" were adjourned pine die.
The difference* between the two Government*
seem po alight that, regardleaa
r<*ntinne4 on I'ago Two.
till lie- Itt It hi nalioatii Tarklnatnn'.. Wont
fiellghtfiil T rvinhth* Cnm?l? Pop. prtoe.
Mat. To-day?Henry MlUvr'e Theatre.?Adv.
k Herald, with all that was
un intertwined with it. and
talized, is a bigger and better
lewspaper than ever before.
lo ^ within 200 miles.
rr. [ roun cents elsewhere,
Other Powers Indicate
Approval, but Withhold
Definite Action
Until To-day.
Sarraut Announces France
Is Entirely in Favor of
rian Is to Have Treaty Drawn
for Acceptance by All Civilized
i Washington. Jan. < (Associate']
Press).?The armament committee,
| having approved the live Power contract
to impose the age old penalties
for piracy against naval commanders
who violate accepted laws of naval
warfare, to-day moved toward a proscription
of gas warfare on sea or
Again Elihu Root drew the resolntion
to effect the prohibition. Again
an immediate five Power contract to
abandon gas or other Bimilar chemical
weapons as beyond the pale of
j humane tolerance is proposed, to be
| worked out later by world agreement
! Into the fabric of international law.
And again it seemed certain that under
American initiative war in future
v.ould be stripped of another of the
horrors German ingenuity let looee
upon the world.
Text of tbe Hoot Resolution.
Here is the Root resolution:
The use iu war of asphyxiating.
' poisonous or unalagous liquids or
i materials or devices having been
! Justly condemned by the general
; opinion of the civilized world and
, a prohibition of such use having
been declared in treaties which a
, majority of the civilized Powers
are party,
Nov/ to the end that this prohibition
shall be universally accepted as
I a part of international law binding
I alike the consciences and practics
of nations, the signatory Powers
declare th,eir assent to such prohibition.
agree to be hound thereby
between themselves and invite all
other civilized nations to adhers
j thereto.
Italy give prompt adhesion to tho
! anti-gas project as "a real step In the
; path of progress and civilisation." Adjournment
of the committee prevented
j the views of other delegations -from
! being presented, but all were said to
favor the ban on gas warfare.
It was not definitely decided to
night whether the anti-gas deolarai
tton was to be incorporated in the
voluminous treaty that will he required
to cover the naval understanding*.
It may be put forth as a separate
product of the conference If final
approval Is (riven the Root prohibitory
I resolution. (Tt seemed more likely,
! however, that It would go Into the
genera! treaty, soon to be laid before
the armament committee for final ac?
j tlon.
Klsnareement of Kxperts.
Secretary Hughes called on the subject
of poison gas, presenting first the
report of the subcommittee appointed to
desl wtlh new agencies of war. It
showed a disagreement among the experts
who considered the subject on the
question its to whether gas warfare
should be wholly abolished. There was,
however, the report said, agreement In
the subcommittee on certain points,
reached "more or less unanimously." Th*
points of agreement with necessary modIfl-atlor.
Included the statement* that
no nation dared risk an agreement which
might prevent Its prepare .lness to desl
with "an unscrupulous enemy" who
might re?ort to gas warfare.
That attempted prohibition of such
warfare might cause "misunderstandings,"
since many high explosives used
lr. shells produce gas fatalities, although
not iniPnn?i a* r;is until*, wmui mm"
lend to the charge that aas rn* being
uH ami retaliation would follow.
That restriction ..f r. s. :m h fo- now
war annex la not practicable.
That rcatrlctlon of manufacture of potential
ana aupplles la not practicable for
economic reaaona.
That w h'le It was po?sih;? to << <' n?
the action of chemical warfare aaaea the
' me in hlci ix pl> el v ? .:; i I ..ih?r tno.ir
of carrying on war, there -vaa disagreemcnt
among the experta aa to the difficulties
of carrying thla out. there beta*
"leas doubt as to the ability to confine
?hca- Kitsos .imontr the Japanese and
Italian*, who know lera about them."
th.".ii among the Amerh-an. llri'l?h and
(Tench experta, "thoroughly acquainted
with chemical warfare gaaea."
Practicable (.Imitation.
Thai limitation of kind* ..f
through their effecia on human being*
vns n. t possible, only limitation m to
Oie uae of iras against cities or other
civil communities and freedom It) their
it he- I en Print n ?t?r, I
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