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THE SUN, FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 1918. 4sMV HARMONY PLAN 0FSTATEG.0.P. AGREED UPON Chairman Glynn and 2 Senators Arrange for Mcrg. iiiflf of Factions. TO VOTE BY COUNTIES Floor Rights for All Republicans, but Ballots for Delegates Only. Spicial Itttpatch to Tns Sex. Washington, June 27. The upshot of lo-day'a conference between Senators Wadsworth nrul Calder ami Chairman Olynn nnd Secretary Gleason of the He-publican Stntc Committee was that both Bides apparently have iigrecd upon a compromise. Urnler this plan the State committee will meet next Saturday, and Is expected to Issue u call for an Informal convention of the party to be held at Saratoga on July 18 and 19. this meeting to be merged with the meeting called by the two Senators for July IS. It has been agreed, however, that while the meeting Is to be open to nny Republican who wishes to attend, In accordance with the Wadaworth-Cnlder plan, any voting to be dono shall be done by counties, In tho regular manner and In accordance with the votes cast for Oovcrnor In the last election. In other words, In deciding by vote nny question that Is raised the "town meeting" Idea will be superseded by the convention. Insist on Vote br Counties. While there Is not sufficient time for a regular call to be Issued for the Informal election of delegates to this convention, the State committee. In accordance with this plan, will Invite the county organisations to select delegates Informally In proportion to the vote of two years ago, thus carrying out the convention Idea. Any Republican In the State not only may attend the meeting whether selected as a delegate or not, but he will also hare all of tho rights of the floor ex cept when It comes to voting, which, It Is understood, Is to be confined to tho "Informal delegates." Chairman Glynn and Secretary Glea-eotl aro said to have been well satisfied at the result of the conference which was held In Senator Wadaworth's office. Both sides described the meeting as .1 perfectly friendly one and Us outcome as conducive to harmony. It Is understood that Chairman Olynn, after consulting with Governor Whitman and his friends, came down here with an offer to call the meeting on the same date as that Tlxed In the Wadsworth-Calder call, but that the Whitman side was prepared to Insist upon the convention plan when It came to deciding any questions by vote. Harmony geema Assured. This on the face of things would appear to give control of the convention to the Whitman organization. However. If the plan is carried through opponents of the organization may attend In large numbers and make themselves heard on the floor. Senators Wadsworth and Calder profess to be thoroughly satisfied at having brought about a conference of Republicans in advance of the primaries, which they Insist was their chief purpose. The plan agreed upon must, of course, have the approval of the State committee, but It seamed to be the Idea to-day that there would be little difficulty In bringing this about. The conference. It Is said. Is to discuss Issues and principles rather than candidates. It whs suggested to-day that the so-called convention might try to bind Senator Wadsworth to a vote for the suffrage amendment. To this Senator Wadsworth replied to-day : "As suffrage Is a national Issue I should, of course, refuse to be bound by any such action." That the meeting will have potentialities of trouble both regarding suffrage and prohibition Is admitted here. Friends of Gov, Whitman say that the prohibition question will certainly come up, and that opposition to It has been back of the Wadsworth-Calder move. LEAGUE FA VORS MEETING Indorses Stand of Wadsworth nnd Calder. John A. Stewart, president of the League of Republican Clubs, In this city-last night made public a statement signed by about ISO Republicans expressing their hearty approval of the call for the Republican meeting at Saratoga July 18, It reads: "We Indorse the Initiative taken by Senator James W. Wadsworth, Jr., and Senator William M. Calder, and welcome the Indicated cooperation therein of the State Committee In calling upon Republicans of New York to do what Ameri cans have done for two and a half centuries, namely, to assemble to talk over matters of common concern, arrive at a consensus nf view and take such action as may seem to be. In the opinion of the majority, in the common Interest. "We respectfully point out to our fellow Republicans that the coming campaign Is of special significance and that the welfaro of the country through tho Republican party transcends the per sonal Interest of every Individual In the party. No one will attempt to dispute the fact that not since 1860 has It been so Important that the nominees of the Republican party for State officers and for Representatives In the Congress shall make their appeal to the voters upon a platform which frankly voices the opln Ion and belief of the average Republl can of the State as to the constructive policies and underlying principles of Re publicanism. To Calve Women a Voice, enflnl tVint fh wnmn nf th, Ul,ta V. ., . , that full opportunity to which they are entitled both of representation in the councils of the party and In moulding ana miming me expression oc us pnncl pies and policies, "To carry this out an equal basis fo such representation ahnnlri Km mmuM...! ' Mr. Stewart declared there was no warrant tor tne assumption that the movement for a conference had been Initiated or directed by men committed to the candidacies of either Mr. Whitman or ;.vir, i-ewis. When Will II, Hays, the national chairman, who Is known to have expressed the hope that there would be only one State wide meeting of Republicans here, was asked about the situation before be took the train for Chicago yesterday afternoon he s.tld: There Is nothing I can say officially, Of course I am taking no part In the mutter, I am Interested In It liecause when the conference is held It will he of national party Interest. I am oulte sure there will be only one State wide meeting, and it will be of splendid consc. iuenca and the very widest Interest " Cut. Thenrlnre riru,uuu.1 4 - . , ... , r n rjiit Ilia UC- glance yesterday to those in charge of the meeting of Republicans to be held at Saratoga. July 18. The Colonel said : "Mr. Taft and 1 will speak at tho meeting arranged by the New York Senators, It being of course understood that the meeting has nothing to do with any contest for Iho nomination to any position. My speech will be an appeal to the patriotism, of tho country to speed up the war In accordance to the position that the Republican party Is taking, and will continue to take, and I am sure that Mr. Tuft's speech and mine will be along the same general lines and will be for the same object." Col. Roosevelt motored to New York yesterday morning and while there had luncheon with W. II. Hays, Republican National Chairman. Glynn Predicts Harmony On his return to this city from Washington last night State Chairman Glynn lefused to admit that any detlnlto conclusion had been reached at the conference with Senators Wadsworth and Calder, but predicted there would be harmony. From other sources, which had been In communication with Washington It was learned, however,-tt at the plan is to have n committee of five appointed nt the meeting of the State committee tomorrow to cooperate with the Senatorstin arranging for the "town meeting" and to coordinate Its activities as far m possible with the unofficial convention made up nf delegates chosen In a representative manner. "No conclusion was reached," win what CI airman Glynn mid. "The action of the State committee on Saturday la subject to further talks with the Sena; tors. The State committee would tie able to have an unofficial convention on July IS, except that It would be Impossible to choose thu delegates bv direct primary. We had a very plt'tnt talk. We assured them the State would go as far as poslhle to meet any request they might make. I am sure they were Impressed with our sincerity and we got the same Impression of their attitude. The outlook for rurmony Is bright." BARNES ATTACKED IN LETTER TO T.R. Has Fought Every Bcform for 80 Years, Writes William 0. Brown. William Grant Rrown sent a letter to Col. Roosevelt last night attacking William Ilarnes, who was praised by Attorney General Lewis Tuesday. This fol lowed his telegram of Wednesday. He said In part : 'v hen Mr. Iewls camo out with his declaration that governors should go to confession too and be guided by Mr. Barnes of Albany, It appeared to me that those among us who had lapsed Into a semi-comatose political state since the suspension of animation by the Progressive party as such should recognize that the Lewis candidacy Is the first overt act by the original enemies of democracy within the party to restore anti-Hughes conditions. "I recall that when I went to Albany with the first direct primary' bill proposed In this State and fathered by the now Judges Ford and Paige in the Sen ate, Mr. Raines Informed me that the principles Involved In the proposed bill were very obnoxious to 'Mr. Barnes of Albany" and Senators Raines and Mc-Carren under the able leadership of .Mr Hames of Albany' were able for several years to prevent our advancing the bill beyond the committee. "I well femember when under the leadership of tho then Senator Ford we were trying to pass the original so- ralled rapid transit subway laws, under which with some nmendment the sub ways have been constructed, the opposition In New York was under the political guidance of 'Mr. Ilarnes of Albany.' "Those were the days when Tlatt was king the days of the 'Black Horse Cavalry' nt Alhany. 'Mr. Barnes of Albany' has not emerged from the baronial period with Piatt as king. He believes In "government by the best people.' " 'Mr. Ilarnes of Albany has fought to the last trench every reform In this State for thirty years. "I think the situation Is a serious. It not a critical one, and that all progressive Republicans who believe In the Re publican party as a means to an end and not an end In Itself, as a great Instrument for public service rather than an Instrument for furthering the Interests of a few men In and out of politics, should get together. "I am wiring and writing to progressive Republicans without regard to whether they are affiliated with the Progressive party or not In Buffalo, Syracuse, Watertown, Johnstown. Albany and a few smaller places In an appeal to their "minute men' Instincts at this possible departure by the Republican party from the straight road of public service." DEMOCRATS PICK SPELLACY. Federal Prosecutor to linn for Connecticut Governorship. Hartford. Juno 27. The State ticket named by the Democratic State conven tlon to-day was as follows: For Governor, Thomas J. Spellacy, Hartford; Lieutenant-Governor, Charles D. Lockwood, Stamford : Secretary of State. Harry L. Brooks, New Haven Treasurer, Charles S. Avery, Norwich Comptroller, Charles T. Davis, Middle town ; Attorney-General, Harrison He wltt, New Haven Mr. Spellacy, who Is United States District Attorney tor Connecticut, de clared against a Federal prohibition amendment, but for equal suffrage, and demanded a Democratic victory "to convince the Huns that the people of the United States are a unit behind President Wilson In prosecuting the war. MANSFIELD TO TRY AGAIN. Neeka Democratic Nomination (or Governor of Hay State. Boston, June 21. Guy A. Ham. an attorney of Boston, announced to-day his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Lieutenant-Governor. The present Lieutenant-Governor, Calvin Coolldge, has said he will seek the Republican nomination for Governor. Frederick W. Mansfield, Democratic nominee for Governor last year, an nounced to-day that he would again seek the party nomination. AD MEN GO WEST T0-DAY. Ji'ht York Delruatlou to Try to (iet 1010 Convention, Representatives of the Advertising ciud ot .-wew vork and their wives, and two members of the League of Advertising Women will leave New York to-mor row morning ror snn Krnnrlsco to at tend the annual convention of the Asso ciated Advertising Clubs of the World The Advertising (.'luh of New York will extend an Invitation to the Assocl- nteii Advertising Clubs to meet hero In 13l. Tne cnoice or the 1919 conven tlon city will bo mads hy the president! of the 200 clubs meeting In San Fran Cisco. Both St. Paul and New Orlean are eager to secure this convention, ami the New York delegation feels tt will have to work hard If It hopes to bring me uuveruscrs nere. DEMOCRATS MEET WITHOUT MURPHY State Committee Calls Conference in Sarntoga for July 23. TIGER COOL TO SMITH Aldormanic President, Said to Hnve 10 Votes in Committee of 42. Charles Francis Murphy, leader of Tammany Hall and In past jcars dic tator of State nominations, kept away from th meeting of the Democratic State committee, which In the Hotel Knickerbocker Issued jesterday a call for n party conference to be held In Saratoga at noon Tuesday, July 23. Ho did not want o be asked as to his views on the nomination for Governor, and the up-State members of the committee went home last night as much In the dark as ever as to what Mr. Murphy thought about the situation. However, there was a strong feeling among the leaders that there was more enthusiasm for the nomination of Alfred E. Smith, president of the Board of Aldermen, up state than among the Tammany men. It was reported that .Mr. Murphy secretly was discouraging talk of the former Speaker of the As sembly, and the explanation given was mat the leader of Tammany Hall feared the political elevation of his lieutenant. Also It was said there were many of tne Tammany leaders who harbored feelings of Jealousy against their fellow leader. Sixteen Votes for Smith. From n source close to the Inutile of the Committee of Forty-two, which has been engaged in "sounding sentiment" among the up-State Democrats, it was reported that on a showdown there might be. sixteen votes for Smith, four teen for Mayor Harry C Walker of mngnamton, with the others divided among half a dozen candidates. Including Representative George It. Lunn of Schenectady. Oliver Cahana of Buffalo, Charles H. Alexander of New Tori; and Tuxedo Park, and Charles II. Hitchcock of Madison county. The only enthusiasm shown nt the meeting was over the following resolution, passed on the motion of Norman h. .Mack, .National Committeeman of Buffalo : 'Kejolvcd. by the Democratic state Committee of the State of New York tnat we rejoice that In this sunreme crisis in our nation's affairs the admin istration Is In the strong and capable hands of Woodrow Wilson. We adopt ns our own his Inspiring slogan : 'Force force to the utmost force without stint or limit.' We pledge to the Presi dent, to the Congress nnd to the nrmy anil navy our continued cooperation In tho vigorous prosecution of the war until victory is won for our righteous cause." The women members of the State corrmjttce, who have not as yet been legally elected to membership, were not present. They will have a conference nt the National Democratic Club to-mor row to formulate what action they will takn on the selection of the State ticket and the formulation of a platform. The call for tho Saratoga conference stated tho purpose of the meeting to bo the adoption of n platform and the transaction of such other business as may properly come before the conference." No mention was made of the selection of a ticket, but It Is understood this will be done, ns was the case at tho uuotllclil convention two years ago. Three Delegates Per District. The basis of representation tlxed yes terday wa three delegates and three alternates from each Assembly district, to be selected by the member of th State committee In the district after conference with the county chairman and the members of the Assembly district committee. A committee of twenty-five, of which Senator Robert F. Wagner probably will be chairman, will be named by State Chairman Harris to prepare a draft of platform to be presented to the conference. J. F. Connor of Madison will be chairman of a committee of live to suggest a plan of temporary organiza tion. A resolution offered by W. 11, Manning of Saratoga calling upon the United States Senators from this Stare to vote for the Federnl woman suffrage amendment was passed unanimously, William Church Osborn said the various organization committees were anxious to take part In war work and suggested the appointment of a committee to devise and execute ways of assisting In the prosecution of the war. A committee of five will be named by the State Chairman. Charles A. Byrne and Thomas F, Median were elected members to take the places of John Morrleey Gray and Thomas It. Farroll In the Eighth and Tenth districts in Kings respectively. P. H. McAllister was substituted for Charles S. Darling In the First district In Broome. One of the up-State leaders said tha with practically one-third of the com mittee of forty-two fuvorlng AI Smith and one. third Mayor Walker, with the others divided, thero was an excellent chanco for a third man to come In and walk away with the Indorsement. Ther Is considerable sentiment In favor of William rtiurch Osborn. but the objection hns been raised that he would be opposed hy William Randolph Hearst because ho supported John Purrov Mltchel for Mayor last fall, Friends of vv, iraryi rciy or uurraio are hoping that the lightning may strike him, but against htm the point 1 sralsed that he has had too many cotporate relations. Many Urge W. D. Alexander. From various parts of the State ex. presslons favorable to the nomination of llllam B, Alexander have reached members of the State committee. Those who hnve been familiar with his work as n member of the State Board of Regents are particularly strong in their praise of his grasp of State government Although T. Hnrvcy Ferris of Utlca, one or tne prominent members of the execu tlvo committee of the committee of forty-two, declare he has no cholcn for the nomination. It Is learned that he has been talking the availability of Mr. Alexander. In every discussion of candidates It Is admitted that Mr. Hearst would he a hard man to turn down If he actually should come out openly and demand tho nomination, jonn ll. .Mccooey In Kings, It Is said, feels a strong sense of obligation to tho editor for what he did for the election of the MrCooey county ticKoi two yenrs ago ana tor his ass nt ance In the nomination and election of Mayor llylan. But the up-State men Hectare, emphatically that they would fight Hearst to the last and express the opinion that his nomination would split tho pnrty wide open, Friends of District Attorney Kdward .Swann say Mr. Hearst has given them tho Impression he might favor him for the nomination. Dr. Julius Broder, tho Tnniinuny member of the State committee from Mr, Hearst's district, has sent a letter to every member strongly urging the availability of the District Attorney. A OWNER OF 2 UNPATRIOTIC PARK HILL DOGS GUILTY Convicted of Soaking War Garden Owner on Jaw When He Protested Animals' Invasion Got "His Dutch Up." Even the exclusive Park Hill section of Yonkers has to resort to the Inferior criminal courts occasionally In' these war times, albeit against Its wltt and better Instincts. And it so happened yesterday was one of the occasions on which Park Hill was treated to "the perfectly shocking" spectacle of threo of Its cllto figuring on principals In the well known but frowned on tolls. The case, tried before. Judge William F, Bleakley and a Jury yesterday, presents many novel angles Involving Louis A. Van Dyke, a perfume Importer, of 39 Broadway; George V. Gross, also a perfume Importer, 30 Old slip; Mrs. Gross, and two unpatriotic dogs, an Airedale and a collie. Counting the blooded dogs, there were five principals. The dogs, property of Mr. Van Dyke, got Into the war garden of the Grosses. Bath Van Dyke and the Grosses live In -Marshall road and were not unfriendly at the time. Mr. Gross called promptly on his neighbor. What he charged him with docs not appenr. It does appear on the records of the court, however, that Mr. Vnn Dyke ended the Interview hy striking Mr. Grcss on that part nf the chin sportlngly called the point. This was proved yesterday to the satisfaction of the Jury. It also was charged but not proved" that Mrs. Gross appeared about the tlm her husband took the count and made an effort to puncture Mr. Van Dyke with a DEMANDS $50,000 FOR INTRODUCTION A.R.Sampson Snys He Rrought About 9500,000 Loan for N. Z. Graves. Arch R. Sampson Is convinced that most drowning men who clutch frantically a't floating straws and discover that they have a firm grasp on a life preserver are ungrateful. As a result of this theory a process server sat In Peacock Alley at the Waldorf for wvcral hours on Tuesday until Nelson Graves of Philadelphia, said by Mr. Sampson to be worth 12,000,000, appeared threading his way between groups of gavly caparisoned women folks who had gathered there for tea and one thing or another. No sooner did Mr. Graves arrive than he received a summons and complaint In a $10,000 damage suit, which was filed In the Supreme Court yesterday by Scott. Gerard & Bowers, Mr. Sampson's attorneys. Back on February 2, If 17, so It appears from tho papers, although Mr. Graves owned a paint business In Philadelphia, a hotel at Cape May, N, J., and minings stocks In properties scattered over the West, he was paddling desperately in the financial sea In an effort to keep his head above water. His debts exceeded the amount of cash 111 his possession by $600,000, and his creditors were pressing him without mercy, so Mr Sampson says. On the date in question Mr. Sampson declares that he and Mr. Graves discussed the situation and that he agreed to act as a life preserver for a consideration. The Phlladelphlan agreed, according to Sampson, to pay him 10 per cent on nil loans that could be obtained on his account, up to $300,000. Mr Sampson permitted no gram to grow under his feet. Eleven days later, he says, he presented Mr. Graves to George V.. Matthles of Seymour. Conn., who Is posed of "ample means," nnd who announced his willingness to advance funds to aid the temporarily embarrassed Philadelphia millionaire. And thnt Is the last that Mr. Sampson ever saw of either of them, he says, though he knows that Graves tot the money On November 10 Sampson demanded his commission of $50,000, but declares that he met with an unqualified refusal He bided his time until Tuesday. when Mr, Graves's pieence at the Waldorf permitted service of the papers In the suit. TRACED DRAMATIST TO HOTEL. Witness Snjx llurhnnnn Wns With Woman Not Ills Wife. Testimony that Donald I. Buchanan, dramatist and scenario writer, had gone to a hotel with a woman not his wifn was presented before Justice I'rlanger In tho Supreme Court yesterday by Jacob I, Bab, an Investigator; Lieut. Francis I. Yew-ell, V. S. A., and James F Rogers, an Investment broker. Mrs. Klalne M. Buchanan Is ulng for n divorce. Bab said Buchanan ad his companion had registered at the hotel as "Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Smith, Rochester, N V" Mrs. Buchanan lives at 602 West U.Tth street, The Buchanans were married In Jersey city on May 1. 1909. Instead of alimony Mm. Buchanan lias agreed to accept $2,000 In a lump sum, so Colin McLennon, her counsel, said. Justice Krlanger reserved decision. SAYS CLUB IS COMMERCIAL. Park Commissioner's Klirht to Onit It llrnrd In Court. Justice Ottlnger of the Supreme Court, sitting In The Bronx, reserved decision yesterday on the application of the International Garden Club for an Injunction restraining Joseph P. Hennessv, Park Commissioner, from ousting the club from the Bartow mansion In Pcl-linm Bay Park. The Park Commissioner makes the threat on tho ground that the club Is conducted ns a prtvato and cxcluslvo enterprise for profit. In violation of its agreement. The club members hold the agreement has tint been violated nnd that It would be unjust to eject them nfter they have spent $70,000 for Improvements. REGRETS NEGLECT OF HARBOR. Collector of Port Believe Con-ureas Will Kvrntunlly Meet Needs. Byron R. Newton, Collector of tho Port of New York, was the chief speaker at the weekly luncheon of the Rotary Club of New York In the McAI-pln Hotel yesterday. Collector Newton repented his assertion that New York was certain tu maintain her place as the greatest seaport in the world, but regretted that Congress had seen fit to cut down appropriations designed to develop the port. The Collector declared that his own war time duties prevented him from going Into details over what should be done to develop the port, but predicted that the requirements would be fully met by Congress eventually. War Savings and Thrift stamps were sold to the members present by Roy F. Soule, a member of the club, who gave an Interpretation In the light of events of the war for each of the sixteen pro-verbs that are printed on the official thrift cards. hatpin. Hostilities ended with the Intervention of Horace llord, lawyer. The charges tried yesterday Included four of assault In the third degree and a fifth of harboring vicious dogs. Mr. and Mrs. Gross both charged Mr. Van Dyke with assault and he counter chnrged against each ot them. He was found guilty on the charge of assaulting Mr. Gross and will be sentenced later. The other charges, Including tho one against Van Dyke of harboring vicious dogs, were dismissed. Mr. Van Dyke, a native of Holland, defended the charge against the dogs In a novel way. He offered to pay damages for any harm they might do If the Judge would test their gentleness by permitting them to run freo in court, lie wns taken up, and the dogs gambolled for a time without shedding blood, thereby convincing Judge and Jury, If the verdict In their favor Is to be taken as Indicating '.his. The witnesses Included Mr. llord, the lawyer, nnd Major August Llegnid, who described himself as a member of the French High Commission, with an office at 05 Broadway. Major Llegard, a frequent visitor at tho Gross home, had always regarded the dogs as dangerous, he testified. Mr. llord was more Interested In their lack of patriotism. He had told their owner, he testified, that he (Van Dyke) was unpatriotic to harbor dogs showing such wanton disregard for war gardens. SUBWAY SECTIONS TO OPEN NEXT WEEK Extension of Seventh Avenue Line Service to Battery Begins Monday. The Public Service Commission announced last night that three new sections of the dual subway system will be placed In operation next week. Most Important of the new services will be the extension of tho service In the Seventh avenue subway of the Interborough lines through to the Battery, which will be Inaugurated at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon. The Seventh avenue line now Is In operation between Times Square and the Pennsylvania Station. Beginning on Monday, however, the Seventh avenue line will run through trains from Times Square to the Battery, and by shuttle through tho Park place and William street branch of the line from Chambers street ami West Broadway to Wall and William rtreets. On the same day service over the 162d street elevated rallrond connection between the Ninth aenuc elevated line nnd the Jerome avenue branch of the Lexington avenue subway will be extended through to the 167th street station on the Jerome avenue line. The service terminates now at Sedgwick avenue, In The Ifronx. The new service will be Initiated In the evening rush hour, the first trafn being operated as a northbound express, leaving Rector street on the Ninth avenue elevated at 4 :17. The third extension of service will be made on Wednesday, when the Brooklyn Rapid Trnnslt Company will place In service the unopened section of the Jamaica avenuo elevated line from Greenwood avenue to tho terminus of the road nt (ilffslde avenue. In Queen. With the opening of this section of the line the present system cf trsnsfers between elevated and surface Unci In Jamaica avenue will b discontinued. The decision of the commission to place. In service tho unopened portion of the Seventh avenue line without waiting for the completion of the Lexington avenuo line was unexpected. I'ntll the Lexington avenue line Is opened It will be necessary for Seventh avenue passenger to continue transferring at the Time. Square station Six car trains will be operated In the Seventh nvenue subway during ruh hours. These will go directly to the loop at tho Battery and will be turned back there. Passengers desiring to get to stations on the Park place and William street branch will be compelled to change at Chambers street and there take a shuttle train. The stations on the main line In Seventh avenue are nt Times Squ.ire, Pennsylvania Station, Twenty-eighth, Twenty-third, eighteenth, Fourteenth, Christopher, Houston. Canal, Frnnklln, Chambers, Cortlnndl and Rector streets and South Feriy. The Branch line stations aro at Park plnce and Broadway, Fulton and William streets and Wall and William streets. SUBWAYETTES NOT CROWDING OUT MEN Women Engaged With Consent of Male Employees. Frank Hedley. vice-president and general manager of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company, yesterday Issued tho following statement In reference to the employment of women: "The Interborough has found It extremely difficult to ohtaln men enough to maintain train schedules, even though the age limit has been Increased from 45 to S3 years nnd despite the fact that our present employees, realltlng the conditions, have willingly consented to work overtime. "We are, therefore, using women for such work as they can perform efficiently Beginning to-day women will be placed In tho station department of the subway In charge of cancelling boxes. They will tako their seniority with the men employees, but their entering tho service will not result in displacing any of the present male employees. For some time we have found It most dlfllcult to get men. Undo Sam has taken n large number of our trnlned employees, war Industries have taken others, nnd still others have gone Into other businesses. "In using women In the stations where we cannot find men for the work we are opening up a new field of opportunities for women who want to earn money. While wn are not displacing any of our present male employees In order to make places for women, we know that wnr demands will open up many positions for women that are now being filled by men. "We have discussed this matter with the members of the Interborough Brotherhood, and our men employees, realizing tho situation, have agreed with us that the only solution of the difficulty Is the employment of women." Italian Aero Commissioner Here, Giuseppe Bevlone of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, recently made Italian Commissioner of Aeronautics In this country, arrived nt an Atlantic port yesterday, and wilt go to Washington to advocate tho swift bulldlns nnd ship-ment to Italy of aircraft machinery for bombing planet. EMERSON DEFENCE CITES FORD'S LIFE Lawyers Tell of Automobile! Sinker's Tribulations in Getting Start. U. S. EXPERT IS ATTACKED Hupp a "Dreamer" With Idea Who Sought to Eclipse Cheap Car Pioneer. Judd R, Rush, a California lawyer who camo from Iot Angeles to put his . l I I 1. ...l-.l tt ,ttnr.,nllltff At the service of the Hmerson Motors Com-! pany and Its associated corporation and Individual defendants who are on trial before Judge Martin T. Manton and a Jury In the Federal District Court charged with using the malls to defraud, drew a story from an unwritten page of the life of Henry Ford yesterday to illustrate the theory of the defence that the Investor In Kmerson shares took advantage ot a reasonably secure speculative opportunity. According to Rush, when Ford was trying to raise cash with which to exploit his Idea of manufacturing a cheap automobile with standardized parts that could always be used, no matter how greatly the fashion In motor car construction changed, he obtained $10,000 from an elderly friend. The lender became alarmed after the money had been fpent and demanded It back. He coupled the demand with a threat of criminal prosecution. Ford with difficulty raised $5,000 and gave it to the man. This left him with a $j,000 stock Interest In the Ford company. Several years later, according to Rush, the old man approached Ford after receiving a check of $6.-,000 as one dividend and said to him, "You know. Henry. If you had not had such a good friend In me you would never have been heard of." A "Ilrenmer" With an Idea. According to Hush, Robert C. Hupp, the practical automobile man around whom the Kmerson structure was erected, was a "dreamer of dreams" with an Idea. Hupp believed he could take advantage of the conservatism that had come upon Henry Tord nnd build a car that would be an Improvement upon the Ford. Improvements In springs, lamp-, that would remain lighted wijen the engine stopped, and n larger wheel base could be made without Increasing the cost, according to Bush. Hupp launched his Idea with the assistance of Theodore A. Campbell, an nutomoblle man of Jackson. Mich. ; Nicholas Field Wilson, a New York stock broker, and Col. Willis George nmmnl,r nf ChtCflCO. The i Hmerson Company was formed In 1916 ' and Its officers arted throughout In good faith, Mr. Rush contended. Substantial tipur attainment In June. 1917, when, following newspaper attacks, the Government began prosecution. Mr. Rush, as counsel for llson, summed up In a general way for the defence fmm a technical standpoint. Stanley Fowler summed up the case as affecting Theodore A. Campbell and his son. George. Tho Campbells. -with a plant at Kingston, are attempting to . .. . . V.II- t -1 ' uunu a new uuitmmuu- r-i in..c .,.. I tre wreckage ot the Kmerson Company as a oiuiv. Attacks Government Kxpert. Fowler struck hard at testimony given for the Government by Klwood Berkeley, an expert accountant of the Department f Justice, that outstanding shares of tho Kmerson Company were worth 3 cents apiece at the time he made his re-port before the Indictment was found He asfied the Jurors If they thought It was fair to appraise a stojk by balancing the assets of the company against that company's' outstanding tick, this at a time wren the company was a going concern with Intangible assets In the form of a daily quota of orders for cars, the Increasing value of Its plant at Kingston, and orders worth $1,000,000 In the hands of the Kells Radiator Company, a side Issue. Mr. Fowler declared that an allotment of $699,000 worth of treasury common stock to Hupp was not an ex- cesslve appraisal of the value of his . Ideas to the company He said that the transaction wns put through hy Hill, an attorney, and asked why Hill was not Indicted If It were wrong. He declared that the putting or $3,-000,000 worth of stock Into a voting pool to last for three years was proof of tho hopes of tho promoters of a substantial commercial success and a contradiction of the fraud charge. The lawyer asserted that the ch'selllng of the Ford name plate and serial number from the motor and cylinder block of the first sample car was In the coiire of an automobile trade custom. "We bought the Ford engine nnd It was ours to do with as we pleased," he said He said Ford had fought successfully to avoid paying tribute to the holder of a motor engine patent. The summing up will continue today. The trial, which began on May 26, may go to the Jury to-morrow. CHANCES FOR COMMISSIONS. Ordnance Ilranrh Needs ISO Skilled Men Over Draft Age. The Military Training Camps Association, 19 West Forty-fourth street, hns been notified by the War I'epartment that commissions ns Captains or First nnd Second Lieutenants will be Issued to ISO men who can meet tho necessary qualifications for servico In tho ordnance branch of tho army. The following conditions must bo met by tho applicants. They must be over the draft age. Must b highly skilled mechanic or shop foreman or manager types with considerable practical automobile repair experience, who can handle nnd Instruct i men what and how work should be done. (Mechanical engineering graduates without shop practice not suitable.) Must bo experienced In construction, maintenance of automobiles, tractors nnd motor technique. Men having tho necessary qualifications are requested to call on Capt. Arthur F. Crosby at tho Training Camps Association headquarters. Y. M. C. A. WORKER WINS CROSS Kdvrlii W. Kly of Manhattan Decern ted by Prnnee, Kdwln W. Kly of 73 West Klghtv-elghth street, a Y. M. C. A. secretarv in charge of a hut In IMcardy, wns deco-rated for gallantry In a most dramatic manner, according to a cablegram received yesterday by the National War Work Council of the Y. M. C. A. Mr, Kly, who hail been recommended for heroism under fire and remaining at his post till tho last soldier had left, was Invited tn dinner by the General commanding the French armies. As ho entered the room the French officers present stood at attention until the American was seated at the right hand of the commander, The following day a French army Captain, by order of his General, took a Croix de Guerre from his own breast and pinned It on the coat , of the American Y. M, C. A. secretary. MRS. STORY IS COOL AND CALM IN COURT Says She Hopes for an Early Trial and a Quick Vindication. SONS WILL NOT APPEAR Charges Against Them to Go On After-War Calendar. Mrs. William Cummlng Story, one time president of the Daughters of vhe American Revolution, the New York Slide Federation of Women's Clubs 3nd a member of the Colonial Dames, was very much composed when she was arraigned yesterday before Judgo Mcln-tyro In General Sessions and held In $1,000 ball for pleading to the Indlct-monta against hir. which arose out of District Attorney Kllroe's Investigations Into the affairs of tho National Ktner-gency Relief Society. Pleadings were set for Tuesday at tthe request of her counsel, Kdmund L. Mnoney, and with the consent of DIs-trlct Attorney Swann and Assistant District Attorney Kliroe. Mrs. Story turned as If nothing had happened and chatted calmly with newspaper men. "I hope for an early trial and an early vindication," she said. Three Indictments charge Mrs. Story with petit larceny, grand larceny and conspiracy. In the latter her two sons, Allen and Sterling, both of whom are In Government service, were made co-defendants. Neither of the sons Is In the city, and the Indictments handed down against them yesterday will be pleaded to Tuesday by Robert Manlcy, a former Assistant District Attorney. Son' Cases to Await Peace. Mr. Manley appeared with Edmund I.. Mooney yesterday when Mrs. Story was arraigned. It was said that the cases against the boys would be placed on the after the war calendar. Allen and Sterling are charged with accepting commissions for leasing the premises nt 23S Madison avenue, headquarters of the society, Mrs. Story made no suggestion that her prosecution was the result of resentment entertained by Connecticut members of the V. A. R. She reemed to think Is was due to her failure to disband the society and turn over the books to the District Attorney's office as she was requested several weeks ago, she said, by an agent of the District Attorney. She said the members Indignantly refused to disband when she told them of the official suggestion, and subsequently reelected her president by a unanimous vote. "Mrs. Story Is being prosecuted an n scapegoat," said Mr. Mooney. "This Is the first time In my experience that a woman has been pursued for the alleged misdoings of her children. This is a new species of warfare that I do not understand. They endeavored to throw a brickbat at tho children and hit tho mother," Mr. Mooney added that several members of the relief society had offered to furnish ball for Mrs. Story, but the offers were declined. Bond was pro vided by a surety company. nefitsed to Herd Warnlngr. A.sLtnnt rvlstrlct Attnm.v U-1va characterised as absurd the statement uy .vir. .Mooney tnat Mrs. Story's Indictment was due to a feud between her and Connecticut membera of the D. A. R. "Washington requested the District Attorney of New York rounty to Investigate Mrs. Story's activities," ho Mid. "That wns last December. We Immediately ascertained that the society was not being conducted nlouj lines required by law. We communicated with her cnunsel, George Gordon Battle, who was counsel for the society also, and notified him of our discoveries. There were several conferences between Mr. Battle and myself, and Mrs. Story was requested, so I am Informed, to desist, but she refused Her contluct was such that It became Imperative for the Grand Jury to taku action." SOX TELLS OF DEAL. Admlta Rerelvlns Fee, hut Snys He Donated It to Society. Special ttfpatcK to Tni Sin. Aberdeen, Md., June 27. Lieut Allen Story, stationed at the Government proving grounds here, who together with his brother. Sterling Story, has been Indicted by a Grand Jury in New York, charged with having participated with their mother, Mrs. William Cumrnlng Stor, In a profiteering scheme, talked freely of tho matter to-day. Lieut. Story said as far as he knew the trouble In which his mother, brother and himself have been involved, chiefly concerns rental of a house at 2SS Madison avenue to the National Kmergency Relief .Society, and .1 commission of $90 which he admits ho receives as agent in the transaction. He says ho has no connection with tho society at all, but on behalf of his mother negotiated with the owners of tho property through the banking firm representing them for the rental of tho house. A price of $3,600 was agreed upon and after the signing of tlia lcaso for a year he mentioned to the tankers that It seemed no more than fair that ho should hnvo the usual real estate agent'h commission. This was granted without dispute, and he says ho Immediately turned over the amount to the credit of tho National Kmergency Relief Society. Tho building, ho said, Is now being used ns a lodging house for soldiers and sailors visiting In New York Lieut Story said he knew .nothing nf money contributed to tho society for comfort kits for I'nlted States soldlet being diverted to the pockets of a ullc-Itor as Intimated. N. Y. U. WAR FUND IS $226,900. Seven .Schools Hove Added fT.OOII Since M mitts' Unity, Sixty teams engaged In New York I. nlverslt s campaign for Its w ar fund held u rally dinner nt the Arkw right Club last night. It was reported that tho total had reached HSG.SOO. The schools of law, medicine, commerce, pedagogy, the veterinary college. tho Washington Square college and the graduate school were represented. The amount reported obtained since Monday's rally was $7,000, The nbimnl of the college of llbctal arts ami pure science and the school of applied engineering have raised $82,100. The students In their campaign so far havu contributed $70,000. White Mountain Hotel llurna. Lincoln, N. !!., June '27. The Flume House, one of the summer hotels In tho White Mountains, was destroyed by il0 to-day The thirty guests escaped without difficulty and had time to save their personal belongings. Tho loss was estimated at 170.000. The Sun Calendar THEWEATHER. For eastern New York, fair and flomewhnt warmer to-day; to-morro partly cloudy; nrobably showers; in. crooning south winds. For New Jersey, fair and warmer to-day j to-morrow partly tiuuj.1 proliubly showers; Iscreailtig inuih ini,' For northern New England, fair tn day, to-morrow shonera, inraJcr.ilo to touch winds, lucreailng lo.,ljj Kir tuuthini New Kngland, ioly and probably to-morrow; moderate tin winds, beginning south, For wejtern New York, loml hoi, today and probably tomorru, WASHINGTON, June 27. An nii. e)cluiia nf considerable inairnttiil. formed over the Canadian marlilni. s-o,. luces nnd prcs.urn In also (tilth on the Pacific coaat. A cydonlc dertre.n ,n ir ccinalderablc evtent la moving ,Ht;i.rl north of the Dakota There hi. i.r but little premutation In any pari (,t i,,' country exeept ha, the upper lak- i.ri'o,. KlorIJa and alone tho Uulr coaat, li,, ,U!ir Mississippi. 'r, The temperature rontlnue. abnarnaiv high In tne HuMhweet, ala.i In iitfrn-Oallfornli nnd relatively low In At v cna.t dlitrlcl. .Hhnnrr are probable during ih r.r forty-eight hours It the lake region, ti nildill" Atlantic Hit tea. the Ohio Vaii.'v the eaat Uuif .stated and the Abuj.aihlas region. It will be lomenlin. warmer In Ai'milo roast .State. Ptnrm warning, are ,,,. played on Lake Sup.-lor and in. niti I'urlljna ot lakca Mlthiran ami llur ,n LOCAL WEATHER ItKPoItT SAM P v. Barometer 30 00 so m Humidity 74 K Wind direction Nil. jc k Wind velocity li Wetther Clear f'eif l'recipltatlon None ,0P The temperature In this rltv yrtrlv, aa reeorde-1 by the official j alioun In the annexed table: A. .M...CS IP. M...M f, I' M "1 A. M...C5 !l'.)l...:0 "I'M V 10 A..M...f,3 St'.M.. :n t I' M r 11A..M...C:, 4 1" .VI.. 72 VP Vt ) 12 il... . 67 5 I. .VI... 73 10 V M ; 1018. 1917. 151f UII 5 A. M .... 2 71 P M " i 12 .VI 1)7 0 V P M To ) J ! M ...70 Vi 12 Mb) . is Hlgheat temperature, 71, at i 1 vt, l.ovieat temperature, S8, at C A. M Average temperuuire, Obaervutlona jesterday at t'nltr 1 StVtM Weather Hurra, i nation, ahnuin: atnui. pherlo conditions In the vanotu cltiea; Temperature Veloc- lllirtt I nu. Win.! tii- If,,,, IV.-.. Atlantic City., rs go ' N.E. II '.. " jr ' Kaatport V4 .. N.i:. .. .. PltVljr Boston 61 HI K .. . loj'lj Jacksonville.. M 74 N.E. 14 Hv.n Chleairo tt C2 S. 10 .11 l ,oi,Jjj St. Loula W "4 S 1? .. (io.ic; Minneapolis., w .. W. i: ,, 'fr Denver so (1 W. . .. i'L-h Hiamarek 7 M N.VV. J4 In Hj Norfolk 72 .. N.K. 10 .02 liCWr MINIATURE ALMANAC United States Coaat nnd Rcodetlc S-jrvey Mandard Time. Sun rise. 5:MAM Sun set... SSJl'M Moon ri.o. . II ;!2 V M 1IIOII WATEK THIS 'DAY Sandy Hook It :r, ! M Gov Island l: 0 1' M lied (iate ....1:00 V M UHV WATER THIS DAY. Sindy Hook f.i.lSPM Uor laland Cf-iI'M Hell Cate ... 7:23 I'M Note The foreroing table ha. been corrected to lonform to the new "artifidal time " EVENTS TO-DAY. Thl Is N'atlnnvl War Stvlngs my lrl-h 1'roKres.lve League maps tntetir.i. Centiat wpera House, hivty-sevent.'i a;r.e. an-l Thlr.t avenue, s p M. WjahlnKton Heights Taxpayer Aavia tlon. tmsineae meetlni,-. Wift ISsth street, s v. M opening ot Ited Cross Carnival, MMlvnl Heich, .stateii It'anJ, parade nt Dong.n llllls, 3 P. M. Danco for o;(er nnd sailors. Kittre'lt. Cluo. 440 Hast lit ty-sev elith street, S 3 1'. M. Jlilllnery Chamber of Commerce. Hot-1 UcMplm 3 ! M. Tenrhere' Itenevrtent Society mectl-.g. Hole; MrAlpln. 2'3l) P. il. New Vork Cnlv.rsity Alumni luncheon, Hotel McAlpln. 1 I'. M HURD QUITS AS DEFENCE HEAD. Succeeded na President by Chnrlra M. Dnvlaon, a Lawyer. Richard M. Hurd. president of t le Lawyers Mortgage Company, rexlgne-1 yesterday ns ch.rman of the board cf trustees of the American Defence Si. clety, which position he has occuplel 'or the last year. Charles Stewart In sr. a lawyer, of 00 Wall street was ( -ei to succeed Mr Hurd. Although relinquishing the cha rn.i'i-shlp. which he declared was made i.t esary bv pressure of business aff.ii-" Mr. Hurd will remain as a tnom'n r of the hoard of trustee.'. Mr. Davison sa.' yesterday ; "We nil feel a very great regret that Mr. Hurd has found It necessarv to re sign. Ills work for tho society his bee-untlrltig ami effective and thr 'it efforts the membership In our'ga-tlon has grown trom 3,000 to nior thi 30,000 As his succcor l will t J best I can t follow his policies." BRITISH-AMERICAN SERVICE. I'liiua In lie Cnrrleil Side bv side 9 nt St. Pnnl's) July 4. St. raid's Chapel, Hroadway ami I" ton street, will be the. scene of n It' lis' American patriotic service, ,lu! slmllnr to those planned for KmTi.v ' The Itrltlsh and American Hags v '! be carr'ed down the nlsla side In il The following patriotic org.uw.r . will attend' Imperial Order of Daughters o" Hrltish Umpire, Daughters of the Arnci-can Revolution, Daughters of I'huwh and l'.itrlnts, Sons nf the Ile ' . i n Kmplie State Sons of the A" 'roan Revolution, nnd Veterans of the spar-. American War. EISNER URGES TAX APPEAL TRIBUNAL Sees Heavy Income Taxation for Decade After War. Mark Klhner. I'ul'ec'.or of 1'i'e-cil Reienuo for the Third district of New York, in a statcnu nt issued yesterday urges Important changes In the present revenue law, liuitid.-g the creation of A p; oc al :r ttuna! to ,sol, tax problems a. il near appeals "'erh.ip oi.e "f tho most f reipientlv voced . rltaisnis of tho present law," s.i's .Mr I'.btier, "It that It does not p-ci v iile in.ublnery which would Insure mi b",it .if decisions. To obtain this mil 1 needed reform It might be well for th.t law itnif to provide for a tribunal n entertain ensos ntislug under the rove nun laws on appeal from the Connn - Hauler's office. This tribunal shim i bi appointed by tho Secretary of the T"et ury." Mr. Klaner does not agree wi'h the e port nf tho Committee of Trut' panles which proposed that an n I I ual should he permitted to deduc ., . I hihees sustained during the jear. hpectlvo nf whethe- they be in h P ' cipal vocation or "Inside venture- "Shle speculations usually re".i t n Iosm'4, because they repri'"ent 'he .i derlngs of Individuals Into U' 'i llelds," explains Mr I'lsner "T eminent i-iiould not lose Its rve' 1 . cause of tho taxpayers' curios!' sire to get ilch quicKiy. Some " ' tlon might be made, however, ,i " llne-t of the French law, ivhn . -ii'f a deduction for all liwsej In. tiM a carrying vi an agricultural ne clal or Industrial bus1nea, T' cMiiido nmny forms of g.unb Heavy Incomo taxation w ' a decado or more after the .' J war, Mr. llisner believes, a goats tlio machinery for on. ' ' tax be perfected as speedily aj yjs 3' 1

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