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WETS HERE REJOICE WITH PROVIDENCE I Federal Hiiltopr Against Luw liaises U Their Hopes. - Meantime Jlnniinunii jiemuiiis Dry, With live iiiiinnch a decision by Judge Learned Hand of the United States District Court was not forthcoming yesterday ub to tho of tho wartime prohibi- tion enforcement act and as to whether (ho Federal Attorney and the Collectors of Internal Hevenuo should be restrained imm nrevcntlng tho withdrawal and salo t nlrltuous liquors nnd tho brewing and sala of real beer, the liquor Interests and especially the browcra were vastly heartened by tho news from Provldonce that tho United States District Court .i t,ni iidil tli.it nrobablv the law ,.n,iiri hn declared In the end and that meantime irreparablo damage was ueing causeu uy us wuuit .n.nt. Teleerams to liquor sellers' asso clatlona In this city Indicated that a lively colebratlon was held last night In the Rhode Islanu capital. t ... it.tlmntpit nt tho Federal Build i... haw, list Avpnlnir that Judce Hand was about ready to rule on the three iases before him ami wnicn may seme r . . . II . ,l l .t, ...... K llie- lalo 01 me liquor uuiuu iu ma uuuu. ful period to January 16, 1920. The Im ....inn (hit .Tmlirn Hand has do 1JMW\ i.m - o- - ted almost all of his time In studying the autnorities ana esiunuuui, mo especially of Elihu Root's con htltutlonal argument against the Vol f lead act. There was a general lmpres. ir. ha VoHornl lllllldlncr that n. rill. P1VII 1.. ...v lng surely could bo expected before the ind of this weeK, possioiy proo jibly Dry Lid \Would Come Off. Liquor men were of the Idea that a decision knocking out tho Volstead act, po far as this Federal district Is con- cerned, would have Immediately the fame effect that similar decisions have iad in itentucKy, aiaryiana ana iinoue Island. There would be an Immediate lifting of tho lid, particularly as regards the sale or Leer, wnicn wouia De vastly more easy for the saloons to get than mhlskty, and that 4 1 per cent, beer as well as the wartime 2.75 stuff would come foaming from the faucets. Lawyers for the distilling and brew ing Interests whoso Injunction suits are under consideration by Judge Hand did not care to be quoted concerning the Providence decision for obvious rea- sons, but 't was understood that they felt gravely encouraged. The n League appeared to manifest doubt as to Jhe likelihood of the Volstead act standing up when It announced yesterday that It would bend its efforts to securing a drastic State tnforcement act. Two enforcement bills T.lll be Introduced at the coming session of the Legislature. The first of th.!3e will be identical in every respect to the measure passed by Congress, except as regards such technical changes as rc necessary to adapt It to the Stato government. The second will be tho n League's own bill of last v Inter with modifications and improve- ments suggested by experience. The league announces that the purpose of introducing the second bill is to servo rotlre of Just what the loague intends to get eventually. Itopiililloun 1'nrty Wnriiril. The league warns the Republican party that It will be In a bad hole If it tefuscs to pass an enforcement act and adds that the Federal authorities have already made It clear that they need the assistance of th States In the en- forcement of prohibition. Lleut.-Co- l. Daniel L. Porter's revenue agents are having little trouble In Man- hattan with saloonkeepers, though tlw are having a lot of trouble getting at bootleggers nnd blind tigers, by whom snd where poisonous \whiskey\ is b'-In- g sold. There were no arrests In Man- hattan yesterday, but Brooklyn turned up three violations and five arrests. William F. Traphosner and his bar- tender of 740 Broadway, Brooklyn; Ru- dolph Wetzel and his bartender of 2 Jefferson street and Flore Scordanelin of 673 Myrtle avenue were arrested, tairen nerore united states commis- sioner Dick and held In $500 each. AUSTRIA Rational \Who Left to Eacnpe Con- scription Fnrdoneil. By lt Allocated Vrett. YnsjwA, Nov. 11. A general amnesty act was proclaimed y In celebration of the declaration of the republic. It contains a provision which frees from legal punishment those nationals who went to foreign countries to escape con- scription. A despatch from Agram says the Jugo-Sla- v Government has orderod the Immediate expulsion of all former enemy aliens. This action. It Is announced, has teen taken on economic grounds. TELEPHONE BRACKETS far lull \7- 1- r L Officially Brooklyn Arrests. constitutionality unconstitutional DECLARES AMNESTY. -- WPH i T - Great yariety of style rait inf, collapiible, twinging trf met any condition in office or home. RtpreitnUtive will call to denoa-strat- e. Ho obligation to putchut. INSTOLUD ON TRIAL TOR ONE WCIK Cifeulart of All Slylil on Rituttt. SCOFIELD &. CO. Tel. Bttkmaa 4411 lS0NtmiSt,N.T. for more than 10 years. THE SAME PRICE. How Supplied in Cases rnRMfRiYKkimvN AsrhrfnuArwLc.il. \viiii rw v'Mviin a. n.t 1..... Good Beverage for Cold Weather ui iu nisw 1UU1L CITV DEl'OT 12TH AVE. AT 35TII ST. TELEPHONE OHEKLKT 086. ILLINOIS RULING TO BE MADE SATURDAY Judges in Chicago Take Dry iasc under Advisement. Chicago, Noy. 12. Federal Judges Carpenter and Fitzhenry announced to- night at tho conclusion of arguments In the double attack by Chicago and Peoria liquor firms on the wartime prohibition and enforcement acts that they would take tho case under advisement until Saturday. An Injunction is asked In both districts to restrain Federal ofllclals from inter- fering with tho sale of whiskey. A favor-abl- o doclsion without a stay preventing sale of liquor until an appeal by tho Government could be decided would mean Immediate resumption of whiskey sales in both districts. The two suits were combined for con- venience and Judge Louis Fitzhenry of Bloomlngton sat with Judge Carpenter. Attorney Low Mavor nf flit Sel for Woolner - Pnmranv nf Tion.l. and Hannah & Hogg of Chicago, con- - uuciea mo attacK on prohibition, while assistant district attorneys Frederick Tlckinson of Chicago and Clark B. Mont- gomery opppsod tho suit. The granting of an Injunction by Judge Brown In a similar pasn nt Prnvlrtonn R. I was reported to Attorney Mayer in a inegram ami tie made reference to It In his argument LADY ASTOR EXPECTS BIG VOTE SATURDAY Says She Will Get Bigger Ma jority 1 han Husband. Dll the .Uiociatei Prett. Plymouth. Vnv 1? n I M.m. vii 3iuiuuy the electorate nf Snttnn ,n,.ti m.. mouth will determine whether Lady Astor will succeed her husband and be come tno first woman member of tho House of Commnna. Th miinin.i.. announco that Mrs. Lloyd George,, wife or mo .Minister, will support Lady Astor's candidacy by speeches here on J. 1 lUilJ . AVhile from the first it has been con- ceded that thn Astor and W. T. Gaj. tho Labor- - Ite. Isaac Foot. I.lhornl in.iiiv ut in dicated openly his apparent belief that ho was not out of the running when he said he wculd get double what the Lib- eral candidate polled In the last elec- tion in December, 191S. Ransom, the Liberal, then had 3,400 against Waldorf Astor's 17,000, while Mr. Gay drew 5.300. Thero nre 3S.finn v.it constituency. 17,100 of them women and 4,300 absentees, mainly soldiers and suilors. Lady Astor. who has reneatedlv nlo.id- - ed. \Don't send mo to Parliament with a itlngy majority.\ declared pnn. fidently, \At tho present rate of prom- ises I shall get 3,000 more votes than my lato lamented husband. I expect to romp in with a majority of 14,000.\ SOCIALISTS OPPOSE BLOCKADE. Argentine Cnii Will Spreml Doctrine Throughout , Itcpnlillc. Buenos Aihes, Nov. 12. The conven. tion of the Socialist party of Argentina, In session here, y passed a resolu- tion protesting against the allied blockade of Russia and calling on the European proletariat to unite In oppos ing \the bellicose operations in order to permit the consolidation of democratic Russia.\ The resolution also protested against the massncre of Jews In Poland, the Ukraine nnd Gallicla. The convention voted to raise n fund to spread Socialist doctrines In the provinces and territories of Argentina. The Socialists also voted to send two delegates to the Socialist congress in Geneva, Switzerland, In February, 1S20. Hcrlln Cheer nindriiliurK. By the At'ocloted Prett. Berlin, Nov. 12. Field Marshal von HIndenburg arrived in tho capital to- day and was received with military honors. He was met at tho station by Gen. Ludendorff, once his Chief of Staff, and Dr. Karl Helffcrlch, former Vice- - Chancellor. k Us D. S. JUDGE UPSETS VOLSTEAD DRY ACT Continued from First Page. at which there should be enforced a radical change In personal habits. \It Is Inconceivable that this would have been done without tho provision for a period during which the loss might be, to some extent, provided for and lessened. Itrndjnntiiii-ii- t Denied by Act. \Tho amendment provided not only for what should be done after January, 1920, but by tho words 'after onp year' gave express' evidence of consideration and determination of the necessity of affording to tho States and citizens and to tho departments of tho Federal Gov- ernment as well a period of readjust- ment of their affairs to tflo new condi- tions that would result from a transfer of powers from the States to the Fed- eral Governmont. 'There can be no question that the prcflcnt legislation if vnlld destroys rights of States and citizens, which but for that legislation they might enjoy, and which wero respected and recog- nized In the adoption of the amendment. \Aside from the question of tho re- pugnancy of this act to tho amended Constitution there are questions of the most serious character as to whether this legislation doea not contain pro- visions which go far beyond permissible exercise of any constitutional war powers. \I am of tho opinion that tho time provision contained In the Eighteenth Amendment Is an essential nnd Insepara- ble part of that amendment; that with out It it would not have been submitted to the people nnd would not havo been adopted; that it Is an express provision made to cover tho special emergency of a radical change In tho Constitution, and to obviate destruction of tho rights of States and citizens.\ OHIOAN IS NAMED ' TO ENFORCE DRY LAW Plans Are Perfected, for Halting Liquor Trade. Special Depatc to The Sc.v. Washington, Nov. 12. Plans for the enforcement of national prohibition have been completed by tho Internal Revenue Bureau of the Treasury. A committee of revenue agents and experts has been at work for several weeks on tho or- ganization to be created to keep the nation dry, private as well as commer- cially. The recommendations of the com- mittee wero approved They call for a special enforcement bureau with a directing head In Washington, nine divisional olllccs under supervisors, nnd under them a State prohibition commis- sioner In each State. John F. Kramer of Mansfield. Ohio, former member of tho Ohio State Legis- lature, was selected as Federal prohibi- tion commissioner to direct the work from Washington, He will take up his duties November 17. Mobile forces of Federal agents will be used In each district to be moved around from one community to another wherever conditions warrant. Tho country has been districted as follows : IHntrlctx Art Nnincil. Northeastern district, probable head- quarters Albany, N. Y to Include Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts and all of New York State with the ex- ception of New York city. New York, headquarters New York city, to Include the city, Long Island, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Eastern, probable headquarters Phila- delphia, to Include New Jersey, Pennsyl- vania, Ohio, Maryland, Delaware and District of Columbia. Southern, headquarters Richmond, to Include Virginia. North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia. Gulf, probablo headquarters Atlanta, Ga., to include Georgia. Florida, Ala- bama, Mississippi and Louisiana. Central, headquarters Chicago, to In- clude Indiana, Illinois, Michigan and Wisconsin. Northwestern, headquarters Omaha, to Includo Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska. North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Wyoming. Southwestern, headquarters Little Rock. Ark., to include Missouri, Arkan- sas, Texas. Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico. Pacific, headquarters San Francisco, to Include Arizona, California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah and Nevada. 3Icthod Are Outlined. The methods to be pursued were out- lined as follows: \While the duty of ascertaining con- ditions in the several States will rest primarily upon the shoulders of the Federal prohibition directors, tne super- vising agents, upon their own Initiative, will make Independent Investigations In ascertainment of violation oi the pro- hibition laws, cooperating with tho directors and local authorities. Directors will give particular attention .to the manufacture and sale of denatured alco hol; to the business of physicians who prescribe and druggists who sell liquor. on to JriaF Ever since the days when Phoebe Snow was our first big success, responsible executives of this com- pany have given personal service to all our advertising accounts. If you put us on your staff, you can expect us to serve you with the same enthusiasm that you yourself give to your business. A consultation Involves no obligation olton WENDELL P. COLTON CO. General Advertising Agents THE SUN, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1919. and of sanatorlumB for tho treatment of I persons suffering from alcoholism ; to tho business of persons who manu- -' facture, Import or sell wlno for sacra mental purposes and to all places where liquor of any kind Is possessed or stored. Directors will keep In constant touch witli the Governors and Attorney-Genera- ls of tho States to which they are assigned and enlist the cooperation of all Statd and local authorities In the enforcement of tho prohibition laws. Frequent conferences will bo conducted between directors, Sheriffs and prose- cuting oliicers nnd with Mayors, Chiefs of PoIIco and other municipal omcers. \The policy of tho Bureau.of Internal Revenue will be to reenforco local ef- forts to the extent necessary to securo proper enforcement of the law. No State, county or municipal officer will bo of responsibility, and every of- ficer of tho Fedoral Government, of ivcry State, county and city must bo Burcharged with the full responsibilities of a prohibition enforcement otllcer. \Appeal will bo made to the directors and other oliicers for the cooperation of religious, social, fraternal, labor and civic organizations. Directors will bo nldcd by State Inspectors and such cleri- cal forces as may bo necessary, \election of supervising prohibition ngents will bo confined to men not over GO years of nge who havo had at least five years' cxperlenco In directing In- vestigation work similar to that to be undertaken In tho enforcement of tlfb prohibition laws. The qualifications of State directors, the bureau states, should Include a legal training, or at least a familiarity with legal procedure. \It Is desired that Inspectors bo limited to men whoso education Is equivalent to a full high school course. Persons having somo legal training are preferred. \A thorough study has been mado nf the law and of local conditions through- out the United States In formulating a constructive programmo for this work. Tho Commissioner of Internnl Revenuo has been assisted in the formulation of tho plan of organization for the enforce ment of prohibition .by a committee con- sisting of Deputy Commissioner II. M. Gaylord and Rovonuo Agents David A. Gates of Arkansas, Thomas E. Stone of Ohio, S. R. Brame of Vlrglnla.-Danl- J. Gantt of Georgia, Daniel L. Porter of Now York and John L. Consldlne of California. Judge Charles J. Orbison was associated with the committee In an advisory capacity.\ WETS WON IN OHIO BY 542. Final oniclal F I mircn Given Amendment Defent. Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 12. The prohibition amendment was de- feated by Ohio voters by a wet major ity of 542, according to nnrl offlelal fig- ures announced late y by the Sec- retary of State. The 2.75 beer proposal was defeated by. a dry majority of 29,-60- 7 ; tho proposal to repeal State pro- hibition defeated by a dry majority of 41.S49 and the Crabbe Stato prohibition enforcement act defeated by a wet ma- jority of 20,838. The classification tax amendment was defeated by 77,311 TWO DRY AGENTS CONVICTED. Fined $100 Knch for Tnklnp Grip From SI nil on Illulnvny. Richmond, Va.. Nov. 12. J. J. Oliver and Leo Chase, State prohibition agents, were convicted of assault and battery here y and sentenced to pay fines of 4100 each and spend one day in Jail. They were arrested recently on tharges of having taken a grip from L. C. Robertson after holding him up on a public highway. They said they suspected there was whiskey in the grip- - TOLEDO CAR TIEUP IS BLAMED OH POLITICS Restoration of Service to De pend on Agreement With City, Says Doherty. Special neipatch to Tub Sun. Toledo, Ohio, Nov. 12. 'Asserting with snapping emphasis that tho street car problem In Toledo lias long been a polit- ical football, Henry I Doherty, control- ling owner of the railways and light company, declared that Toledo undoubtedly would bc without street car service for at least thirty days and pos- sibly longer. Mr. Dohertv said that his company would not bring the cars back from Mlchlcnn and restore them to tho city routes until a permanent nnd satisfac- tory agreement had been made with the city. He said ho did not see hdw such settlement could be made until the people had voted upon a franchise proposal. Almost coincident with tho arrival of Mr. Doherty In Toledo there came P. O. Krauthoff, representing Harris Forbes & Co., New York bankers. Theso bank- ers are the representatives of tho Rail-Lig- ht bondholers. Krauthoff went Into conference with President Coutcs. While Mr. Doherty Is determined and aggressive he mado It cleft- - that he regretted the necessity, as he put It, for stoppage of tho cars and expressed the hope that adjustment and resumption of service would.be arranged. All hope of return to a 5 cent fare under present conditions, he tald, is out of the question. Ho said that the 0 and S cent rates, under which the company had been operating Just previous to the vote on the ouster ordinance, wero as low as possible under exiting conditions, but that eventual rerouting and elimina- tion of parallel lines mlglH. tend to re- duce fares. Headed by W. B. Fitzgerald, vice- - president of the Amalgamated Associa- tion of Street and Electric Railway Em- ployees of America, the carmen held a meeting y and decided that tho Toledo Railways and Light Company will be held to tho agreement made with tho carmen's union last April and made binding for ono year. The carmen adopted resolutions which Insist that the men bo paid for the time they are out of employment on .account of being \Inno- cent victims of this undesirable condition which has forced them out of work.\ Boston, Nov. 12. A special session of the Legislature, to begin next Tuesdaj, was authorized by the Governor's Coun- cil htreet railway problems will claim princlpni attention. A commis- sion which has been considering the sub- ject slnco the regular tesslon adjourned will make a leport. Service on all street railway lines In ..awrer.ee will be discontinued November J6 unless Jitney competition there with tho EnHern Massachusetts Street Rail- way Company is restricted. The public trustees of .he road announced y that the service In September and Octo- ber had failed to earn operating ex- penses and depreciation allowances, and that the loss was caused by the unre- stricted Jitney traffic permitted by the City Council. ITALY TO PROTECT ' HER EMIGRANTS Sees in Them Chance for Trade Penetration. By the Attoclated Prett. Rome, Nov. 11. Lulgl Rossi, Minister of Colonies, has .nddressed n letter to , the electors of Verona In which he deals with the problems of Immigration and 'the colonies. Ho hopes that by Intensi fying home production and developing national economy It will be possible to keep at home a laigo number of Italians of that class which beforo the war large- ly constituted the emigrants. Thoso Italians who must Inevitably emigrate, says the Minister, must bo better protected by the Government edu- cating and training them toefore their departure, thus equipping them for their work In the new country, nnd also cre- ating or assisting institutions abroad designed to protect emigrants more efn caclously. Italy must also conclude with the various countries labor treaties sim ilar to that Just concluded with France, favorablo to Italian emigrants. \Wo must protect emigration.\- con tlnues the Minister, \not only Individual, ly, but generally, coordinating, dlsclplln. Ing and directing. In certain countries this Is becoming a powerful means for economic and commercial penetration, nnd we must Join emigration of labor with emigration of capitalists and con tractors.\ As election day approaches the ex. cltement throughout the country Is growing and acts of violence are In creasing. The latest victim of violence Is Adamo Boarls. the Democratic candi date in Ferrora. Ho had driven in an automobile to tho village of Marroca to address tho electors and had hardly be- gun to 'speak when tho Socialists In- vaded the meeting and wounded him. Tho Socialists seized the automobile for their own propaganda and kept Boarl3 a prisoner. MYSTERY SHROUDS MURDER OF CORDOVA Political Plot or Robbery Are rolice Theories. New Orleans, Nov. 12. Mystery r.hrouded tho murder nf tv Leopoldo Cordova, Jr., former consul for Honduras, here, and the wounding of his wife at a lonely spot near the city last night. The police are working on two clues that of robbery and that of a political murder. Mrs. Cordova, who had lain, wounded, all night in a ditch, told an incoherent story of an attack by men when the automobile in which she nnd her hus- band were riding had stalled. She has given two conflicting uccounts, according to the police. In the main, however, her account of the killing was consistent with the exception of the num- ber of men and the start of tho ride. She first said one man offered as a chauffeur when they were having trouble with the car and drove them to the scene of the murder and then killed her husband nnd struck her ever the head. Her later account was that two men attacked her husband whon the car stopped and that he put up a stubborn fight before he was shot to death. Mrs. Cordova, whose husband was Hu- ron of Leopoldo Cordova, former MinNter of Finance of Honduras, was to sail for Central America with her dauehter on the United Fruit bteamshlp Metapan, which departed and It was hinted that sho was to go to Salvadoi and keep her husband posted on the po- litical situation. Beginning at Sciks This Morning A Really Remarkable SALE OF MEN'S SILK NECKWEAR r. In the Finest of Swiss, French, English and American Silks 3,000 Cravats at .85 3,000 Cravats at $1.65 2,500 Cravats t at $1.35 3,500 Cravats at $1.85 Values possible only because of contracts placed one year ago In preparing for this event we were determined that it should eclipse any previous neckwear sale announced. Not only pro- vide greater assortments, but excel in variety, quality, and character of patterns any neckwear before presented at these prices. We have accomplished our purpose: Every Cravat in this sale is an unparalleled value. Exquisite Silks from the Lest known looms' of SwitzcrC land, Rich French Satins and Moire Silks, Spitalfield Silks from old England, and a .host of the most beautiful Silks of American looming have been employed to produce them. Extra selling space and 'salespeople to make selections as satisfactory and easy as possible. At 340i Street at CLOTHES OF CUSTOM QUALITY JJEFORE we consider a single .style, before we purchase a yard of goods, we make certain that we have the best tailors available in our work-room- s. You can't plant thorns and ex- pect to pluck roses. Without exception, the fin est tailoring in oAmcrica ate & (tapatur BROADWAY AT 34th STREET Beginning at Saks To-da- y A Sale of 1200 Men's Fine Velour Hats at $5.35 Regularly $7.00and $8.00 Velours are fast becoming very popular, and are to be seen on the best-dresse- d men in town. These are the finest examples of American made Velours we have seen as soft as Plush and as lustrous as any Austrian Velour that ever came over-sea- s. Excellent range of styles, and the colors include: A Rich Brown, New Shades of Green, Slate, Olive and Black None Sent C. O. ., Exchanged or on Approval ks&(5flmjmtuj Broadway at 34th Street Beginning at Saks Torday A Sale of 1441 Pairs MEN'S SHOES At a very low price $7.85 Smart.carcfullymade shoes, in a Variety of lasts sufficient to satisfy your require- ments, no matter in which way your pre- ference lays. Leather and labor costs are now so high, that shoes of this kind at 7. 5 will soon be sdmethingofthepast. They. Come in Dark Tan leather, Patent Leather with Cloth Top, Patent Leather with Kid Top, Gun Metal Leather and Vici Kid. Lace and button models. Sizes 5 to 11. \Widths B. C. D. add E. Fifth Floor. 3 165 BROADWAY NEW YORK Broadway at 34th Street $76 FIFTH ill

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