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CTottiSy and warmer with probably shower*
to-day; to-morrow cloudy and warmer.
Highest temperature yesterday, 58; lowest, 40.
Detailed weather reports, will be found on adltorUl pat*.
4 m n a n v m 11 w o tr v u V D 1 T n n n P POP A T T n V 1 *
The New York Herald, with all that was
best of The Sun intertw*ned with it, and
the whole revitalized, is a bigger and better
and sounder newspaper than ever before.
655000 ARMY; 12
divisions on me
Deputies, Voicing Confi
dence in Poincare, to Fix
This Limit To-day.
French Premier Asserts
Germany Already Is Re
pudiating Treaties.
Chamber Will Refuse Cut Un
til Peaee of Europe Is
fpecial Cable to Tub New York Hnuin- |
Vepi/rivht, 1022, by The New York Herald.
New I?rk Hrrald Bureuu. 1
Pari*, April 6. )
An eighteen months military service
f&iw. meaning a standing army of
655,000 men in France proper until the
peace of Europe is assured?that will
be France's reply, on the eve of the
Genoa conference, to Mr. Lloyd
Oeorge's reported Intention to bring
tfbout a general scheme for disarma
ment during the meetings. After hav
ing defeated all efforts to reduce the
French conscript's service to one year,
the French Chamber of Deputies,
Ifrtien Premier Poincare proposed the
Question of confidence in the Govern
ment, decided not to wait until after
the Easter vacation, but to pass the
bill to-morrow as advocated by both
the Brtand and Poincare Cabinets and
the superior war council.
The new law will reduce France's
effective forces from 810,000 in 1913
and 796,000 in 1921. It represents
really little change from the present
situation, however, as although two
years' service is written in the statute
books, there have been provisional re
ductions amounting practically to the
institution of an eighteen months
To-night'? vote was 320 to 287 In
tavor of the vote of confidence, and is
considered aa assuring even a larger
majority for the Government's meas
ure to-morrow.
Although th? Premier Insisted that
IFrance was as anxious aB any other
nation to reduce the burden of mili
tary expenditures, after long and
painful warfare and dearly bought
Wctory, he declared that France's se
curity, for the present, at least, rested
Upon keeping thirty-two divisions un
der arms, twelve of them to be sta
tioned along the Rhine.
Eventually, h? said, France hoped
to reduce compulsory service to one
year, but he refused to fix the day
hrlien this would be possible. "We
cannot afford to give up guaranties
Rrhich may be necessary at any mo
ment?when only the will power and
Bie force of the French nation will
Imable us to compel Germany to ex
ecute the treaties she has signed with
Jub," said the Premier. "Let us do our
lutv, then, and confide In the wisdom
6f our country."
In-rani on Fear Shown.
.Supplementing: the various speeches
Which have been made in the Chamber
fri the last fortnight, wherein France's
Cars of eventual invasion by Germany
Lr? clearly shown?apprehension over
Serman aerial, chemical and transport
levelopment, even If German militarism
teems temporarily disarmed?the Pre
Inier asserted that Germany's Slcher
heitspolizei were nothing more than a
llsgulscd organ of mobilization.
As his opponents of the Left rigor
ously contested that statement, the
Premier drew forth the secret rules of
Organisation of certain police groups In
|he Munich area, wherein It was pro
vided that the recruits to these groups
fcnlght expect to be Interchanged with
(be soldiers of neighboring garrisons
hn order to assure their proper mili
tary training."
By excerpts from official publications
if. Polncarc showed that the Agrl'-ul
Ural Exposition In Berlin was nothing
nore or less than a propaganda effort
b contest the provisions of the Ver
toilles treaty. He then produced a
(core of booklets printed In Germany in
rar Ions languages and found aboard
'easels stopping at French ports bound
or neutral countries and America. All
rere of the same purport, to defeat
he Versailles treaty, openly declaring
Jermany's lack of any Intention to
iay. * ? ?
"We must continue to be prepared
igainst such propaganda,' cried M.
'otneare. He was supported by shouts
Irom the Deputies, such as: "Yes!
Elve times Invaded In 130 yearn Is more
lan enough for us," and: "If rot,
prance will be Invaded again Inside of
lire years!"
Germany Repnrflatlna.
The reply of Chancellor Wlrth to the
lote of the Reparations Commission de
ns nding budgetary changes and finan
cial reforms," the Premier resumed, "the
rply to which the German Government
irtedes apparently Is to be No.' In
?Iher words, Germany Is repudiating her
signature. We must be prepared to re
gain on the Rhine, and Under cover ot
fur protecting divisions there mobilise
hur Ulterior forces to prevent a new
tivaslon of our territory.
? For this purpose, as well an the pro
jection of our possessions outside the
Continent, we must have eighteen
honths' service for the present, and
inythlng less than that under the pres
ent organisation would provide less than
Continued on Page Fonr.
Theatrical and Hotel and Restanranta.
<d.?rtl*lns Will b? found on Page 14.?Adv.
Nurse Shrieks and Faints
When Jurors, Out 101-2
Hours, Beturn Verdict.
Jury Got Instructions Several
Times Regarding Sanity
Miss Olivia M. P. Stone, who had
been on trial for nine days for the
murder of Ellis Guy Klnkead, lawyer
and former Corporation Counsel of
Cincinnati, was acquitted by a Jury In
the Brooklyn Supreme Court last
night. The jury returned its verdict
nhortly after 10 o'clock, and Miss
Stone, standing to hear Its announce
ment, raised her arms above her head
emitted a shriek of Joy that could be
heard through the long corridors of
the court house and fell In a faint on
the shoulders of Edward J. Reilly, her
lawyer, who was seated at the counsel
Matrons of the Raymond street jail,
who were In attendance, revived her
within a few minutes by rubbing her
arms and applying damp cloths to her
The jufy retired at 11:28 o'clock yes- I
terday morning, but during the day It
returned several times for further in
structions, particularly with regard to
testimony concerning tha mental condi
tion of the defendant. It had been tes
tified that Miss Stone was suffering from
a form of emotional hysteria when she
shot Klakead, her common law husband,
and the defense was tullt on the con
tention that 'the wrongs Imposed upon
her by Klnkead were responsible for the
condition that held momentary sway
over her mental functions when she j
fired the four shots that ended the life
of the lawyer.
At 10 o'clock the Jury sent word to
Justice Aspinall that it was ready to
report. The crowded court room was
cleared of all except those who were
seated and the Jurors filed In and an
nounced their verdict.
As Miss Stone lay in a faint the
spectators began cheers that were heard j
In the street, where hundreds had
gathered to hear the verdict.
After sh<; had been revived Miss Stone
shook the hand of cach Juror and ?
thanked blm. She thanked Justlcf,
Aspinall, too, when he said, "You are |
discharged and are now a free woman,"
and she threw her arms around the neck I
of Mr. Reilly. The matrons then es
corted her upstairs, where she relaxed
from the strain of the trial and the sns- '
pense attending the deliberation of the |
Jury> . ..
"I am so tired and so happy." she
told her attendants. After resting she
left the court house, accompanied by
the matrons, and went to the Raymond i
street Jail to get her belongings. She I
went to Manhattan to pass the night In |
a hotel.
Ellis Ouy Klnkead was shot and ;
killed on South Elliott place, near
L<afayett? avenue, Brooklyn, on the night
of August 5 last. His home was at 45
South Elliott place. Miss Stone had
followed him to this city from Cincin
nati. asserting that he had wrecked her
life and then married another woman.
Miss Stone plans to return to her
home near Tarls. Ky.. after resting here
for a week or so. She will reengage In
her profession as nurse, she said.
French War Ministry
Looted by Black Crow
Special Cable to The Nrw York Hbhald.
Copyright, 1 Ml, by The New Yoik Hbbai.u.
New Y?rk Herald Bureau. 1
1'arU, April 6. (
ROBBERIES which have mys
tified War Office detectives
for the la?t six months
have been solved by the capture of
the culprit. Daily the clerks re
ported pencils, fountain pens and
metal inkwell covers disappearing.
Detectives posted in the corridors
were unsuccessful in catching the
thief. Yesterday, however, a sleuth
who hid in one of the rooms saw
a huge crow fly into the open win
dow and pick up a wrist watch.
He closed the window imprisoning
the crow.
In a nest in the tree top over
hanging the Ministry were found
more than 350 pencils and other
Bavaria Prmparing to Rmap
Rich Harvest From Tourists.
Berlin, April 6 (Associated Press).?
The Bavarian Delt to-day debater) the
question of the lilith prices for food and
lodgings charged visitors from countries
which have hljjh value currency. It
transpired that 380.000 eggs were being
preserved In lime by one Munich firm
for sale to the patrons of the Passion
Play at Oberammergau.
It was brought out that the eggs were
only a part of the elaborate system
which has been devised to reap the rich
est possible harvest of money from
tourists. The Minister of Agriculture
outlined means for Insuring more ade
quate food supplies for the poorer peo
ple. He added that Munich could not
afford to antagonise the tourist traffic.
Pasadena Man Now Stealing
Plants for Gordon.
Pasadena. Cal.. April 6.?Somewhere
In Pasadena Is a thief who loves a
home so much that he Is stealing to get
one. For some time hardly a nlnht went
by that some small quantity of building
material?a door, a window or a bath
tub?was not stolen from some house
under construction.
Then?Indicating, the police said, that
his house was built and he was putting
In his sidewalk and driveway?came a
series of thefts of cement.
And for the last ten nlghta shrubs and
ptanta havt> been stolen.
Jndgment of N. Y. Firm for
$475,000 Obtained at
Harbin Is Invoked.
General Mistakes Deputies
for Reception Committee
at Station.
Cossack Lender Says His Men!
and Bolsheviki Took All ,
in Their Way.
Gen. Gregory Semenoff, the Cossack j
leader of the anti-Bolshevik forces in 1
the Far Eastern Republic in Siberia,
was arrested with much ceremony |
yesterday as he stepped from a Wash- j
ington express in the Pennsylvania 1
Railroad station. It took fully a half:
hour to convince the General that he
was not about to be feted, or, at j
least, warmly welcomed.
The General is charged with stealing '
from the Youroveta Home and For- j
eign Trade Company, Inc.. a bankrupt
concern that had offices at 165 Broad
way and later at 15 Park Row. The I
theft is alleged to have taken place in
or near Tchita, in the Trans-Baikal,
in 1919, and the value of the goods?
woolen stuffs and furs?Is set at more
than $475,000.
When the deputy sheriffs and Misak
Aivazoff, a manufacturer's representa
tive in Vancouver, B. C. (the latter
accompanying the General as secre
tary and interpreter), Anally convinced
Semenoff that they were not there to
welcome but to arrost him, he shrugged
his enormous shoulders and heaved a
prodigious sigh.
All Did Stealing There.
Then he announced with vigor:
"How can I tell. I have no recollec
tion of it. All was chaos in Siberia.
Kverybody took what they thought they
could use or sell. The Bolsheviki stole
from me. I stole from the Bolsheviki.
Both of us stole where we tound It.
How am I to remember?"
The order of arrest was signed by
Supreme Court Justice Delehar^y yes
terday on the application of David W.
Kahn, an attorney representing John N.
Boyle of 5 Dey street, receiver for the
Youroveta company. It was accom
panied by many affidavits, among which
were those of Major-Gen. William S.
Graves, who was commander of the
American Expeditionary Forces In Si
beria, and Charles H. Smith, American
representative on the interallied railway
committee, both of whom denounced In
their affidavits the General as a bandit
and a general ruffian.
After a furious parley Just outside
the train It wag agreed by Sheriff Nagle
that the General might be taken to the
Waldorf-AstorM. until 8 o'clock, before
which time he was supposed to And
$25,000 bail. If he was unable to pro
duce that much cash, he was told, he
would have to occupy a cell in Ludlow
street Jail.
Despite the fact that Sheriff Nag'e
gave the General until but o'clock to
obtain the $25,000 that would keep him
cut of Ludlow street Jail, the big Cos
sack was still Imploring financiers io
come to his rescue at U. The Sheriff 1
relented. He decided that he would per
mit the General to keep on trying until ,
hope had vanished. Deputy Sheriffs |
Murphy and Gillespie did not let the
General out of reach for a moment,
William McOusker. assistant manager
of the Waldorf-Astoria, lent a helping
hand. He Interviewed by telephone a-jv- j
eral surety companies, but aroused ao
vast enthusiasm?at least not enough '.o |
cause them to sign the Semenoff bond. ;
At 11 o'clock the General waa atill seek
ing the money.
Juat as the quest for the 125,000 was |
about to be abandoned M. B. Elsensteln
of 29 Second avenue, representing a
tending company, appeared and produced
the desired money. The General all but j
wept for sheer gratitude.
Trouble In Entering United States,
The General, who landed at Van-1
couver about March 17 and had trouble
gaining permission to enter the United i
Sta.iB. was accompanied by Mme. Seme- i
noff, a particulars beautiful woman, i
enhanced by sable furs and a gorgeous
necklace that she said was worth !
Some one had informed the General
that New York would be glad to see him.
A numerous reception committee awaited
him. There were three deputy sheriffs?
Murphy. Gillespie and Roony?Sheriff
Nagle. many reporters and photogra
phers. twenty Pullman porters and a !
squad of railroad police.
Murphy stepped forward and without ,
preliminaries handed the General the
order of arrest The General bowed. H? j
touchod his hat with soldlgrly precision |
and stood at attention. Mme. Semenoff
took his arm. Sheriff Nagle was letting |
his deputies do It, and he, like everybody ,
else, recognised the fact that there was
something wrong. The Oeneral was
making algns of beginning a speech.
Mr. Alvasoff. who was marshaling the
porters Into line with the General's twen
ty-two pieces of baggage, stepped for
ward to Intervene as Interpreter.
"Oeneral," said Murphy, "I'm sorry,
but you'll have to come with me."
"What's this? Where?" demanded Mr.
"To the Ludlow Strfet Jail," replied
Murphy: "hf'a plrxshed ; arrested."
"Arrested?" shouted the undone Mr.
Alvasoff. "The General? The leader of
the anti-Bolshevist forces In the Far
Rastern republic? There Is some mis
"No," Interposal Sheriff Nagle,
"there's no mistake. I'm Sheriff of thla
couuty and this la one of my deputies
Unless you can produce $26,000, which
Continued on Pnf* Seven
Erie Cut* Chicago Fare
to $43 for Round Trip
HICAGO, April 6.?A reduc
tion in passenger fares was
announced to-day by the
Erie Railroad, which will operate
a series of low rate excursions i
from Chicago, Dayton, Sharon, Pa., !
and principal intermediate points !
to New York city. In all rates
heretofore announced no cuts have
been made to New York city. The
round trip rate from Chicago will
be |43, compared with the present
round trip fare of $61.40.
Inquiry last night at the various
terminals brought forth the state
ments that to the knowledge of
the various agents, no reduction
in rates had been contemplated by
the other railroads. It was said
that each road would reduce fares
slightly the first of May, under
the tourist or summer schedule of
prices, but that this reduction
would not be anywhere near as
great as that announced by the
Erie road. The tourist and sum
mer rates have always been put
into effect each year by all the
Reported That He Will Resign
Unless Given Free Rein
in Department.
Secretary Angered Over Pat
ronage Fights?Against
Wholesale Dismissals.
Special Dispatch to Tnr Kiw Yobk Herald
Secretary of the Treasury Mellon
has told President Harding that he is
opposed to the methods of political
engineers who seek to turn topsy
turvy the personnel of his department.
The Secretary is vexed over patronage
squabbles and It is reported that he
may leave the Cabinet unless the
President backs him up solidly and
allows him to have an absolutely free
hand in administering his department
without interference from the Capitol.
President Harding is eager that Mr.
Mellon remain in the Cabinet and at
the same time he feels that Democrats
out of sympathy with his administration
should be dismissed. Secretary Mellon
has no objection to sueb a'policy, but
thinks the wholesale methods of dis
charging would lower efficiency.
On three recent occasions when Secre
tary Mellon was about to quit the Pres
ident had persuaded him to remain.
New York Herald Bureau.
Washington, D. C.. April 6.
Blocked Wholesale Dliehargea.
Elmer Davis. Assistant Secretary of
the Treasury, recently decided upon an
upheaval In the personnel that would
have cleared out of the Government
service thousands or workers had not
Secretary Mellon Intervened. The plan
of Mr. Dover, acting at the behest of
Republican leaders on Capitol Hill, was
to make a thorough house cleaning of
Treasury bureaus by removal of those
of Democratic lean!nr~ to make way for
^he summary dismissals In the Bureau
of Engraving was the first step In the !
plan worked out by Mr. Dover. It was
planned then to make a general cleanup
In the Internal Revenue Bureau.
Mr. Dover, however, encountered stiff
opposition from David H. Blair, Com
missioner of Internal Revenue, who
had the stanch support of Secretary
Mellon. Commissioner Blair said that
he accepted full responsibility for tlhe
manner In which the revenue bureau
was being run. and if this was not ac
ceptable he would resign. Differences
between Mr. Dover and Mr, Blair be
came serious, although they did not
reach the breaking point, because Sec
retary Mellon Intervened. The Presi
dent also took a hand in the dispute.
Although Mr. Dover entered the
Treasury as the choice of Mr. Harding,
the President Is said to have been per
suaded In a long conference with Sec
retary Mellon yesterday that the
maneuvers of Mr. Dover held dangers
for the public service. One of Mr.
Mellon's fears was that precipitate ac
tion might bring on a panic of uncer
tainty within the Internal Revenue
Bureau that would cripple the effi
ciency of the entire organisation, num
bering 20,000 employees.
Besleffed by Job Hnntrra.
Mr. Mellon is known to be chaflns
under these and other petty annoyances
whlfih recently have crept Into his dallv
routine. He is besieged by office seekers I
and their backers at the Capitol. It w.is
fculd that he has been angered because
of the fact that the major part of hl?
time should be devoted to settling dis
putes over Jobs. He has found hH
duties Irksome enough without such In
terference, and Is said to have announced
Ills preference to be rid of such burdens
in his official routine.
Secretary Mellon, It Is said, also wants
stronger support from the President In
bis n*ht to prevent a raid upon the
Treasury to pay a soldiers' bonus. His
ft lends feel that he has carried the brunt
of attack from the bonus advocates arid
11 anxious that he net more vigorous
support from the Administration.
Evening Dress Audiejice
Cheers Plan to Unite
Volstead Opposition.
New Members Reported
Coming at Iiate of One
Thousand a Week.
Capt. W. H. Stay ton Outlines
Campaign: Roosevelt Boys
on Stage.
The New York division of the new
society which aims to fight the Anti- 1
Saloon L,eague with Its own weapons
and to effect the repeal of the Volstead
lot and eventually of the Eighteenth j
Amendment was organized at a de
cidedly enthusiastic meeting in Car
negie Hall last night.
? The society Is the Association :
Against the Prohibition Amendment, j
It was reported from the stage as I
having more than 300,000 members j
already and to be gaining at the rate
of more than 1.000 a week. Carnegie j
Hal! was crowded. Many of the box I
holders and men and women on the j
platform and elsewhere are well :
known in New York. For evening j
dress the meeting rivalled a sym
phony concert.
Stuyvesant Fish was chairman. One
o* the speakers was Capt. W. H. Stayton
oJ Baltimore, founder and managing
vice-president of the association and '
president of the Baltimore Steamship I
Company. His audience roared with de
light and could hardly be silenced when
ho declared, after denouncing the
"cowardly politicians" who had yielded
to political blackmailers and given ns
prohibition. "I want a glass of beer a"d I
I don't care a cuss who knows It." i
Cthers who bespoke national attention
for the purposes and character of the
tf.riety were Miss Elisabeth Marburj,
Col. Ransom A. Oillett of Albany and
Augustus Thomas, playwright.
Dollar membership cards were passed
around and boxes at the door vr'e
stuffed with them as the audience piled
out. .Some persona gave considerably
more than a dollar. Somebody, fearful
of trouble, had caused police ?eser*/oa j
t,; he posted ail around and inside of:
Carnegie Hall, but there wasn't any dis
turbance. The Seventj'-flrst Regiment
Band played before and between the
speeches. Its most approved offering
was "How Dry I Am." Miss Marbury i
?was, "Forbidden fruit has become the
staple diet of the nation."
??The Power to Coerce."
Augustus Thomas presented resolu
tions which?if one may guess at the
authorship?ha prepared. They were
carried with a rising vote and unmiti
gated cheertng. They recited, first,
that there Is throughout the nation "a
deep and definite feeling that the Eigh
teenth Amendment to the Constitution
was not an expression of the free and
unfettered Judgment of the people, but
Is rather a monument to the Inherent
defects of our system of government
which gives to an organized anrt heav
ily subsidized minority of our citizen
ship the power to cajole, coerce and
manipulate our elected represe;<tatlves
Into compliance with Its bidding, re
gardless of their oath of office, their
duties or their convictions as to the
merits of any slven question."
The Volstead act was described In the
resolutions as "the most derided, the
most contemned and the most gener
ally disregarded law in the history of
legislation In this country." To tt was
attributed a spirit of defiance of law.
the unconcealed sympathy of Juries for
lawbreakers. failure of prosecutions
"and a vicious, broadening of the area
of tolerance to crime."
Th? resolutions continued :
"And Whereas: these results, foreseen
by every man of Intelligence and In
formation. and predicted by every per
son with even a schoolboy's familiarity
with history, are still Ignored by the
delirious bigotry which continues to
paralyze such coniwlence and Independ
ence as still reside in our debilitated
"And whereas: the United States
has become a byword among the civil
ised and free peoples of the world,
shunned by visitors from other lands,
despised as a country whose people can
be coerced without protest and deprived
of their liberties by a shameless far.atl
clsm ; with declining commerce and wan
ing Influence on the though', and action
of the world ; with growing disaffection
arjd dissympathy at home toward a gov
ernment which is content to thwart and
harass Its own people without consult
ing or pretending to express their Judg
ment. their preferences or their eor/vlc
The Train of Evil.
"And whereas: there has arisen In
this country, as a consequence, a con
dition of affairs which free men have
always d?env d intolerable since history
was first written, beginning with the In
vasion, by a lying statute proceeding
upon assumptions of fact which are ad- :
mltterfly false, of the field of personal
liberty an*l Individual autonomy, and ,
Continued on Pare Nine.
Change in Address
The Herald Square Branch of
Is Now at Broadway and 37th Street
Second Floor?Entrance 1367 Broadway
Telephone Worth 10,000
For HERALD Want Ads.
OV. MILLER'S letter to District Attorney Banton, in which
he told him that if New York city was not made safe "we
would know whom to hold responsible," is Interpreted in
official circles here to mean that the Governor will act promptly
and directly if the situation grows worse in New York. He will
insist on the office of the District Attorney and the Police Commis
sioner getting together and running to cover the bandits. It is
believed he would not hesitate a moment if he thought the removal
of either official would remedy the situation.
The Governor's attention was called to-day to his statement that
with "an efficient police force, properly directed," there should be
no reason why New York should not be safe.
"Do you believe N?w York has an efficient police force?" he was
"Yes, I believe it has a very efficient police force," he replied.
'"Do you think it is properly directed?"
The Govornor smiled, but made no comment. There is no doubt
but that he is convinced that if there Is any trouble with the New
York police force it is at the head rather than with the rank and file.
Gov. Miller said thct none of the appeals to remove Richard E.
Er.right as Police Commissioner, made by various New York city
organizations, had yet reached his desk.
"There are some letters," he said, ''but I do not know of any
formal requests yet."
Special Dispatch to Thi Nrw Tom Hmai.d
N>w York Hrrald Bnrnau. )
Albany. April 0. f
Police Lock Cars in Search for
Two Bnrg-Jars and Butler's
First News of Widespread Ef
forts to Oateh Thnffs Ts
Received Here.
The first indication that the police
have hit a hot trail in their effort to
run to earth the missing four of the
Ave burglars who held up and robbed
the household ot Alfred R. Shattuck.
at 19 Washington Square North last
Sunday come from Chicago last night
A dispatch stated that every train
arriving in Chicago from New Tork
was being searched by three squads
of Chicago police before any one was
allowed to leave the cars, with the
hope of apprehending three persons
said by the New York police to have
heen implicated in the robbery. For
the first time a woman appears in the
bandit gang, and it suggests the pos
sibility of associates who did not take
Part in the actual robbery.
The three persons for whom the Chi
cago police were searching were said to
he Henri Bouilat. his wife, and Maurice
p. Bou,I?t '? the former butler of the
. uattuck home who disappeared in 1917
^.Incidentally wi,h 120.000 worth of
Jewelry and for whom search since ha*
been made in vain. The first time any
one interested in the 1917 robbery knew
of Boullafs whereabouts, according to
the police, was when Mrs. Shattuck
recognized the voice of one of the
masked robbers of last Sunday as that
of her former butler. The story of Ku
gonln Diaset, the only member of the
gang so far captured, identifies Bouilat
as the leader of the Rang.
BugnololI, according to the police, is
an accomplice who came from Chicago
some time ago with Bouilat. Diaset and
two others, using a car stolen In Chicago
for the trip as far as Albany. There the
car broke down, according to the police,
and Diaset was arrested in Bridgeport
Conn., when making an effort to get
the automobile on through to New Tork.
When the New Tork police learned of
the probability that the gang which
robbed the Shattuck home had opera?cd
!r. Chicago and probably had cooked up
part of the Shattuck robbery plot in that
c'ty a squad of New Tork detectives
was sent West.
The dispatch from Chicago last night
gnve the first news that has been heard j
regarding the results of that trip of I
vlf* ? h"'#-. rn*ntlon of BoulllatV
limi .h t'h Ll? h* m*d? ,n connec
tion with the robbery, and Indicates that
! ' * ramifications may reach out
including a much larger number of !n
dividual! than heretofore the gang had
b.en supposed to Include.
fioifen Mother Finds Wan
dmrmr in Ottawa.
? ?
Ottawa, Ont.. April t.?Af'er a twen
ty year March Mrs. I/ou Is* F. I/e sueur
of Boston to-day found her ?on. Everett,
now a nwmbfr of the Canadian Mounted
Police here.
Mn Lesueur said her aon had disap
peared from home more than twenty
year* ago, and that she had aought him
In <-very large city In the I'nlted State*
and Canada. Leaueur haa been a wan
derer and adventurer over half the face
of the globe. He Joined the mounted
pollcc In Ul>. Hla mother traced him
after she had seen his name In a news
Sp-rial DU^aleh to Ttib Nrw Toa* Hioui.n.
Easton. Pa., April <1.?Lafayette Col
lege students to-day were requested by
IVan Albert K. Meckel to discontinue
bringing doga to claHsea and the daily
chapel exergues. Dog* alwaya have
been permitted In olasa**. but of lata
have rn^ed m<ic*t annoys tire
Only 1,600 Able to Be on Pa
trol at All Times Ont of
Force of 11,500.
Owners of Valuables Warned
Not to Tempt Crooks by
, "Give me more cops to walk the
boats of 3,900 miles of streets, smooth
cooperation among: the authorities
charged with the detection, prevention
and punishment of crime, and a more
; prudent attitude on the part of our
i well to do citizens and I will cut crime
! to the bone in New York within six
So said Richard E. Enright, Police
j Commissioner, yesterday, as he sat at
his desk at Headquarters, replying
1 good natu redly to the various com
plaints and suggestions that have
spurted out of the general crime sit
uation and the Shattuck robbery in
! Washington square.
This morning he goes before the
, Board of Estimate to apply for an ad
ditional 1,192 men for his force; to tell
the Mayor and the board what crime
conditions actually are in New York
as he sees them, and to point out that,
although the force numbers 11,50#
men. there are actually only 1.600 men
available for patrol duty in every eight
hour shift. #
l.arxrr Cltjr Needs 70B.
The Commissioner w:ll present a de
tailed statement of the number of addi
tional m?n required and the service to
which they will be assigned.
He will ask for 700 men to meet the
quota on the pro rata basis of the in
crease of population; 101 to cover traffic
posts fc-r which men cannot now be pro
vided. 133 to cover necessary additional
posts at dangerous jtreet crosangs. fO
to replace patrolmen assigned to tlu
Health Department. 5 to rcplace men
assigned to the Tenement llourte De
partment, 50 to strengthen the T>etoc
| tlve division and 57 to provide additional
attendants at the nineteen station
houses designated as district prisons,
the total being 1.192.
Then the Commissioner will put tho
facts, as they appear to him. In this
wise, as he rtlaeussed them last evening
with a reporter for Tme New Yohk
I Herald:
"Thti-e has been no Increase In th? l
! force of this department since July. 1913. i
i with the exception of 600 additional men |
which were granted last year. Th? i
force waa Inadequate In 1913. and many '
additional burden* have been placed on I
this department since that Mme. Thj
I population of the cltv has increase 1
I approximately one million, while year
I after year any corresponding Increase
In the force has been denied.
"It Is obvious that the force shou'd j
be Increased year b;; vear. pro rata to
the Increase In population, ard to meet j
the additional burdens placed on the de- !
partment from time to time. We can
not continue efficiently to handle th"?
situation unless a sufficient force Is
provided The total force of this de
partment Is approximately il.ROO men,
of whom <5.1*7 are available tor regular
patrol duty."
Thnaannila on Special l>n?y.
Enrlght la reduced to a patro' force
of l*a? than J.onn men every eight hour*
becauae of the drain that necesanry apr
clal duties makea on the total of 11.."ft)
There are 1ST men In th* training
school. 587 on the average dally alch an*4
vacation roll. I.MR commanding officer*.
J54 In th" Detective dlvlelon. l.fiT". In the
traffic service, Inchidlng the parka; *>
In the Marine division, 570 on plain
clothes duty at Headquarter* and In
the district office*. 50 with the Heulth
r>epartment and 5 with the Tenement
Houae Department, depriving the patrol
available* of 5.319 men. The Commit*
aloner explained:
"t'nder the law member* of the de
partment cannot be required to do more
than elalu houra- patrol duty each day,
which dlvldea the patrol force Into three
equal parte, affording 2,000 men for pa
trol duty at any Riven hour of the day.
"The force available for patrol duty
Continued on Puff Tno
State Commerce Cham
ber to Find Out If
Force Is Able to Com
bat Criminals.
Banton Pledges His Entire
Strength to See That
Law Is Enforced.
Enright Shifts Platoon Sys
tem, Giving Fewer Holidays
to Men on Beats.
T'ub.ic apprehension over the rising
tide of crime in New York found cm
phatic expression yesterday when thr
< hnmber of Commerce of the State of
New York, at its monthly meeting, in
structed its committee on public set
vice to find out whether it is pn?
sible to receive proper police protec
tion from the Police Department as i
Is now organized.
As reflecting the attitude of the au
thorities so pointedly held to responsi
bility by Gov. Miller, District Attornej
Banton sent a friendly letter to th<
Governor expressing his appreciate
for what the Governor bad done it
adding to the criminal courts and the
District Attorneys staff, and pledging
himself tc do all in his power to en
force the criminal law in this county.
Police Commissioner Enright took
various concrete measures to stiffen
police work and reassure the citizen?
Ho changed the patrol system from i.
ten platoon arrangement to a nine
platoon service, gaining thereby the
services of a total of 600 men. or I'no
to every eight hour shift for walking
Moreover, the Commissioner pre
pared to go befor? the Board of Esti
mate this morning with facts am.
figures to back up his demand for an
additional 1,192 men. He Instructed
his inspectors and captains to stir
their subordinates to the last ounce of
Pistol Permits for tr.,IOO.
Another development which Indicated
the widespread feeling of apprehension
of violence, following the Shattuck rob
bery in Washington square and numer
ous other bold holdups and burglarie
was the revelation that 35,100 pistol
permits had been granted. In the Wat
Street district, among the bankers and
brokers and trusted employees of big
financial houses, pistol practice clubv
were being organized ?nd successful r?
quests were made to the Police Depart
ment for permission to use the pistol
prnctlce galleries in the basement <>f
Police Headquarters between five and
eight every evening.
The outstanding event of the day it
relation to the crime, situation, the ac
tion taken by one of the most importani
business associations in the city th.
State Chamber of Commerce, came abotir
when Joseph M. Price, addressir- the
members, said:
"There !? a widespread opinion that
we are not getting sufficient police pro
tection. and I think Jt should be ascer
falned whether that is the fault of the
Police Department or whether it Is oc
casioned by circumstances over which
the Police Department really has no
control. At any rate, the situation is
(retting to be such that the citizens of
N?w York should be, at least, reassured
one way or another.
"If there is not a .ufflelent force to
patrol the street, the eitlsens should
know it, and a request should be made
for a proper appropriation from the
Board of Estimate to provide additional
patrolmen, but I take It there is no dlf
ferenoe of opinion here with respect to
whether the streets of the city should
be properly patrolled
"T would stiggeat that this bodv In
previous year. ha? taken a leading par,
In civic matters, and I think it Is en
tirely appropriate that a special com
mlttee be appointed to seek the cooper
ation of other civic bodies, to ascertain
or to make *n Investigation of the Po
lice Department situation for reassu
Ing the citizens wherether It Is possible
or not to receive police protection from
the department a. it 1. at pre.ent or
"Much Sympathy '??? P?IW."
Parw'n P Kiniraley. president of th<
chamber, wild that Mr. Prlf-e had al
most taken tha word* out of hU month
Mr Klmraley continued:
"The situation It rery serious Such
hiInir^ a* the one In Washington
square the other nlicht are about
serious n* anything that can happen
In * peaceful community. wh?n whut
really amounted to whole**!# murder
was attempted, and the whole famll>
of Mr. Shattuek and the servants e?
caped d"ath only because of the fact
that Mr. Shattuck In a man nt a rrea<
deal of nerve and resource. Otherwise
what the result* might have been u*
one can tell.
"I confess that In this emergency,
while I sympathise entirely with what
the previous speaker has said. T have.
Individually, a good deal of sympathy
for the police. They facc a new and
unprecedented situation to-day Thins*
are happening now In civil life that
happened durln* the war. All the In
strumentalities of modern civilization
all the wonderful discoveries of motfarn
science, which we supposed were An
ameliorate the condition of mark'ft)

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