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PRIOEiIlVJJr.A;:,?:!: '"WM'&Vr"" NEW YORK, WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 1917
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CONGRESS FIGHT ON DRAFT ALLOTMENT
THREATENS DELAY IN RAISING ARMY
FUSION SLATE IDE UP
WITH MIIHL AT HEAD;
Prendergast for Comptroller
Again and Adanison to
' IGNORE CROPSEY ROOM.
Nominating Committees Go
Ahead Despite Republican
LJlSailCUIUll 111 OluuMjru.
The Fuslonlsts havlnR virtually re
nominated Mayor Mltchcl and oh.'
Ulnod tils promlno to run, politician1
to-day began to sit up and take;
notice. Tho UcKet of tho Nominating!
, nd Executive CoinmlUcos of tho
Fusion CommnttPb' of 1317, selected
lint night and certain nf rutlllcutlon
by the full oommlttro Friday night.
Is ns follows:
May ci JOHN PtltHOY MITCH Kt
Comptroller Wll.I.IAM A. l'llUN
DEHGAST. President of tho Hourd of Alder-
nyi HOMiHT AHAMSON.
j, resident t tin- Horotlgn or .unit
rV'an MAIU'l'K M. MAHKS.
i-risldent of tli' lUiitHiKh of Hluok-
. I.HW IS II. POl'NDS.
fmi.liil.iiPH far remaining plui-o in
.he Hoard uf IXInmlr, tho Uorolll
Prcald. ,it.i .r ill. llronx. yueetiB and
Hlc'.irn'.ii I. 'H be selected Inter It Is
toclteed Park Commissioner Thomas
'. Whittle will succeed Douslns
Matli'won ;is Fusion candidate for
Bronx H'.roUBli President, utid that
.Stae Srmi'iir Gvuri,. Cromwell ulll
ie mi ' cli.ii'o tin- Hlchni'iiul. There
iii'inii.te in s.g.n for Mil... 'is.
Ilril (li il'ii!.- .i:i;i..ii!Pi in. - it
l Mir Mtt.h I jU'.I i un .iK '"I
nn e m WHIIum II i III. in ii.in.
iinlr.i iii of lb.' I .im.jii Km-.-uIivc
Commute. W'.lh G"oigc w. Perl. Ins
ho saw the Mnyor Mi.iul i .
HAS PROMISED TO RUN. AN
NOUNCES MR. CHILDS.
"We bavo tho uhso'.uto promlno of
the Mayor that ho will run." Mr.
ChlUs announced. It was said also
tho rest of tho ticket wan acceptable
to the Mayor. Hut Mr. Mltchcl will
make no public statement until the
whole committee acts on Friday.
Mayor Mltcliol In to b' .1 candldato
on tlio ruslon ticket, evni If 1' ilue.i
not receive thu Itepubllcan nomina
tion. A special law cummtiUu in to l"
created, which, In thu uvont of th
Mayor falling' to land mi tho Itepuli
iican tli Hot. will n Jinliinto him i'
petition on a KiihIhi Ucket with u
' eeparalo emblem. Tills uutlnii wa.s
teauiiiucl in bo in tho uivtuin of it
throat to the Itepubllean organization
of HroolUyn. v.hldi. uiulor thu cap
taincy of County l.uai'of l.lvlnBstoii,
In promoilnit tho u.indldaDy of Su
premo Court Jusilco Ciopsoy.
Charles H. lliiKhts, who was pre
vented from ntientlliitr tho uniuiin ..
sent a letter uf nana naylm; hi'
In hi-art symputliy wltn tho niiVi
ment to niiomln r' Mnyor Miti-hul
and I'oinptnilliT I'H'ndi ii.st.
Hnrnucli I'UI.Mll MlllKn nan Hill
'I I... ,M. ....... 1 11, ....
r in liuilllll.l i .ll J3 .1,111' t .i iii-
"V ...,. .1... Ill I l. Iti.l.u K'.-l
ik n "un i xri'i'dliiKly oi.ti'li-nt, hrrd
workln,!, luiiifrti u.i.i'or of tit-- tty
LABOR MEN GEV r.EIIIND I'U
OiON VITH MITC.IEL.
Tho iuiis:i.ii(llnif ii'iitiiii- .f y
day's c-'iiiiii'tti'O mit'iins iu Jli
unanimous nud ) ir. i (t . in .i. -corded
tu I he Miiii'. r i:i .1 Lie i
reprenvliiiiu in oim.iiii. ii in-...
Althouh oi'Kiimnl IiiIh.i' ivum i i-
(Cotfllnucd on becoud ragc
TO RON AGAIN
BACK IN GAL1CIA
Fighting Is Reported
I'KTHOnilAD. July IS. With the
German, Krcatly.atrcnrtlicned by re
laforcemmita, innMnj; stron'B'Th'iinr
ter atturks In the Immedlato reou
of KiiIiiHz. the lls'htlrt In Southern
Ciillna has assumed a noverlty that.
ttriiiiorurll at loust, has checked the
Uusslnii udvanro there. They have i
given up Kalusz, on tho road to
Uollmi and StryJ, and a ftlff battle
U now Klnir on for the possession
of Novlen. seven or olclit miles to thu
southwest. Driven out by the lior
mans, tho Russians, with tho aid of
fresh p'sone. rotouk the town, and,
accrdttiK to latest reports, still air
iKhIumz. tieforo Its ropturo by Oen.
Korniloffs oiniy, was tliu Austro
tirniKUi lieailqunrters In ."outhern (ia
Iii'Ih. The Ituislans held only a small
wede of the terrltoiy on tho west
li.iuk of the I.omnlea, nnd It Is probable
the rains prevented upplli- nnd i;iiiih
helliK Hint to them 111 sufficient (Uun
titl. h to defend the pusltlon.)
Ili-rllti '1'i'IN uf liitrimc lli.llli-
lllllllNl II iimmIii UN,
IIKIil.IN, Juiy Is. Whlbi j esle. i.ay's
stattiiu'iit fiont Caorman Army head
quurterM tells of tho ovneuatlun of
K.iIuh. by tho Himslans lifter thc
liormun.s had captured tho woodlaudc
not th of that plnce, It alio records tho
tuvlval of heavy artillery Il,-htlng In
Kastorii Gnllcla on thu Narayuvku,
and a contlnuanco of tho artillery
battles along tho northern end of the
Vlriinii Itelntr Hon Trunin of tlir
r.lirinv (lull Knliim.
VI I'.N N A, July 18.-"tlatroatlnB bo
foitJ tho piessuro of Uerman and
AiiHtro-lluiiKarlan troops," snys tho
latest ottU-l.il Austrian report, "the
ItutslanH yesterday evacuated K.iluss
and the weMcin bank of tho I.oinnlca.
Tho allied troops followed thorn up.
To tho south of Kalusz there has ltt.cn
heavy tlrfitlnir heio and there.
"At I.odzlany six Huaslan relief ad
vances failed beforo the re.iistnnco of
I'ruatlun Luttulluns. At Luudstreu
and Nuvlca wo sal nod some teni
tory. SIX-DAY WEEK FOR BAKERS.
ttitmir ln.t Kre Not tit Take
llnek I liquid llt'end,
f it iiiciIIiik Inst ti i it lit of HOI) mi in-
i bnr uf the Mii.tei ll.tkeis' Anoolullun,
I I'liniposed uf tho Hebrew bakois uf
(lit ai t New Yuik. it whs dei'li'.el tu
bill'' I'l-'Tt i.lil) "-I" .ius a Weill. I Hi-ii.
1 ulna Jim :M thdi- liotts will be elii, id
fi .in i i Iuaii l niu,iii until uit.luw '
.iliir.ls s. A res.ilullun Viuh ;...
i l,iiii"l tu stop the le.u.n by re 1 1 : .
,f st ie '.trettil. Th'ii tvtU'n UKi..
,,, i , I'n II I till 1 1 i .f ,i Ii, ,.
I, u !u I'. Urab ii of iho llurcnu '.
Kumi a i l Hiui4 of Wis H nlth Otpjn
in 'ii , ui,-'.l l.i ii. ' to mtopi '.it i
, uf en i'iii ' ' li id. r. n'. '
i,il I .n III elv. t n 1 i'tc ,,k
s, v 1 1.. i,, I . ,1. .i. v. is vt-lt. ,
re-i, ir iii 'i, ii . i . tutu i v ,tn Ii!
t. i . t ii. i .- e . ii i A i. ..,.(,.; tM,.
, . , tl J n i, 'ii. . H-kihi! Inn il,
nt klilermvn lo fix ii fin fjt tht) viuU.
Uon uf Ui ng return ruls.
SSSMTR00PS; iZEn habeas CORPOS action
SSS MACHINE GONS AND RIFLES ft may BE INSTITUTED TO TEST
spilt? Hrm Stand of the
I.ONOON, July 1. The appotnt
'iii tu uf Ir. fleorjf Mlehiiells as lm
l ri.( lieriimii Chuncellor in regarded
heie as uiiirely a stop-Hap an expe
dleni until the psyoholoKlonl inu
rnciit arrUes for CJimrterniaster Hen.
l.udendorff, tococnlzed as otio of the
blKRest men tho wnr has produced,
to take tho Job as Military Dictator.
This t'haliKe Is oxpi'otod to take
place when the final hIiukkIo bo
tnten iiilllUrlsiu and the democratic
forces in Germany has betm reached.
Then l.udeudurff will lake command
of the stnto ns well ux of the army
on the ruthltus chaniiilon of auto-1
I'or the prurient It will bo Mlcli.tn
llJt'H Esitii' to keojt the jtroifresslvp
forces In piny with jirotnlsett of nego
tiations, but when thrlr deniaiul.i take
serious shnpo l.udendcrff'8 hour wilt
Apparently flerm.iny Is wattitifr on
the speech that Mb Iuh'IIk Is lo make
before the IlcU'list-jr to-morrow
Net until then will his policy bu
definitely known, though tlje Keneral
tenor of despatches frmn l!rJln has
Indlrateil that lm lias the strong
bai'klnte of the war fnutloii as op
posed to tlm-p Hrrm.itis, lmt h In and
out of the H.'lehsta.l', who ikmand a
pencil without annexation or In
domultles. At Thursday's meeting, aecordlns
to the f.nkHl-AnzelKiT, the Chancellor
vlll npponr w Ith nit of his now col
leagues. Among tho latest ehangoi
reported Is the iippol i'.mont of Count
von Hoedcrn, th" l'lnanee MlnlHter,
to succeed Dr. K irl lleifferlch as Sec
rotary of the Interior.
Following the I'll ine. llor'o speech,
the majority blue of ilio Itelihstag It
expected to ofti r Its roJOtutlon Bt
tlnif fortli Un nan p .ic terms, vith
the demand that Dr. Michaelii accent
them under threat that the majority
v.111 refuse to co-operate with him.
The execution of this plan depends,
however, on tho holding together of
tho bloc. Thui far the Reichitan haj
refused to vote the necessary war
credits, but tha Tanoblatt is authority
for the statoment that the members
will by Friday voto the credits almost
unanimously and then adjourn until
Kroin Vienna comrs a despatch
stating that Ui. v.m i-eydler, the
Premier, lias made known Austria.
Hungary's pico terms in an addres
to the Constitution Committee of the
Uclchsrut. After rtf'rrlng to tho
unbreakuble unity l.itween Austria
and her nllics 1):. uti frfi idler de
clared I'nrllament would work for
"tho aim tor which Austria is tight
Inc. namely, the unassailable, sacred
ri(ht of her peoples to doside for
themselves their internal destiny."
In contrast to tho-o expressions of
unity, thu Uerman National Council
at I'tnguo. Holiemia, has unanimous
ly udopteil a resolution i xptesslng Its
distrust In the piesint tiuvcrnment
owing to Its attitude toward tho
Czechs nnd especially because of tho
recent amnesty decree iffentltiK them,
The Coiiiii-.l demands Hi' unreHlrlet-
ed rlifht of '"sell-detei mlrutlon" for
i Ueritiiin Holie'iiia wuaut the boutids
I of the A lists I in nMte: the hl.ibllsh.
' ment of th tl i. ii. hi I ii.au u" as tho
'state I in'.'ii.iue, .hi. i lie creation of a
Uemini province uf liuin-iiil t with Its
tin. (Hii.n iimm;i- nitinn'.
An '!! I'.l Wi ' "
!l ri.'l I'. .. l . . i ilr.
! 1 1 -
, ..". m ti . .'Ti. A ' it ' I line
I I ' . . I .1 4 , ! - ii ust-i
'I ! I.I' 11'- III...!. ' H' 1 " -
OKa lr M't v&l. Trtilr' flf nd iwittr
UiuftX Mil. IllipliOUl SfMIkU iOOO A4H,
USED IN BATTLE IN STREETS
.Wuiineer.s T ry to Prevent Wai
; .Minister Kerensky Prom
! Leaving the Capital,
j U)NlON, July IS. Late des
patches from l'etrograd asiert that
serious disorders are continuing there
and that many shots are being tired
i throughout th city, thouirln there
liflvo been no leports yet as fit the1
number of soldiers engaged In tin
mutiny or th number of uaNUnlltes.
i The mutiny Is lining Inspired iiml
I furthered by tin Maximalist lcaih-ts
Ion tly report that steps are to be
taken against some of the regiments
at the f i out that hae been insiibor.ll -
i nnte, cmvnrdly anil'treiifiomiHio. The
J ( tempts, br-iin Monday evening,
'met lit tin success at the t.tnrt, hut
gradualy some soldiers were won
over to the tnii'.tnj .
Early in the eveninn armed tjroups
of demonstrators paraded the streets,
and Inter motor lorriei carrying ma-,
j chine guns appeared and moved in-'
' distantly to and fro. The peopln, who'
nt flrtt had for the moat psrt kept to
I their houses, finding no disorder was
; taking place, tilled the streets as spec
I tutors uuil as niidltofa at open-air
i Then the tlrst regltnent.i left their
ban nck to participate in the demon
stration, but. contrary to rtpiated or
ders of the Workmen's and Soldiers',
Council, carried arma. One regiment
marched along the Novsky Prospect,!
apparently with the Intention of Kolng '
to the Duma. The crowd watched more '
with curiosity than with appuhenslnn
MACHINE GUNS AND RIFLES
USED IN RIOTS.
Suddenly live shotM Hashed out
T-V were Immedlntelv tullnwed by
tl. nnii'Ll,, ,,f ...n..1.l I., il...'
......... ... iiiiiii f.iiiin in i.i'
same dlret Mnn. The regiment wlili h
had licn marching with tlxe.l buvotiets
ran with tho crowd to seek shelter.
Soon n ftullladn was going on from tho
City Hall to Kazan Cathedral. Soldiers
from their place of refugo fired wild
After n few minutes, Indiscriminate
shooting ceased. Everybody then
emerged from shelter and the soldiers,
after a brief excited discussion In
small groups, slung their rides over
their shoulders and returned to tho
Twenty minutes after the cessa
tion of shooting the Nevskv Prospect
was normal. A dozen victims, were
taken to tho Anglo-Russian hospital,
while automobiles filled with soldiers,
sailors and civilian Maximalists with
liflos rushed about the city. Six of,
theso cars dashed into the War jaw;
station for the purpose of preventing
the departure of Minister of War
Kerensky for the front, but it was'
found he had loft a quarter of an t
hour previously. Some private au'o
mobllcH were seized and machine (
guns mounted therein. A number uf
demonstrations displayed banners tie-!
mandtng nil power for tho Work-!
men's and Soldiers' Council.
Tho villa of .Mademoiselle Kshe-
Islnaka, dancer and former favorite uf
(A-Czur N .riming, was converted Into
i tho hoadnuartois of the l-'lr.it Machine
jUun Itegiment, which aim one of tho
jpiiino instigators tf thu troubl .
, Wagon lifter u a gun with inachin
guns oi'ii'-i there. Putt t,f u,t
aditus .'"mil regiment at Mus -ow anil
l'avlosli una umung the .intl-Uov-eminent
SOLDIERS AND WORKERS'
COUNCIL THREATENS RIOTEP.S.
It Is stated that Uarrlons fruti
Or.'iulonbiuni. nineteen miles frutn
I'etrogind, Tmiskne Solo and I'eter-
tho Workmen's and Soldiers' Council
(Contlnusd on Second Page.)
One Cent Will Take
Reading Matter to
Boys at the Front
WAHIIIN'iTdN Ju i Mag
azines ami ne w it pit p. I h Iii atlllK
I cent t-1 it in ;i4 hi. u f I i,i.t be
I'lBtlil 1 1 1 1 H llippf , .ii;.! tlll.lt -
ilrtmitf t, I , v pel-Mill uf Ii. i I hull
lil'llillsheri. ,ir.d Will be fut a hi drd
1) pust.il .ill! 'mi It ir tu Aiiurieall
sulillers aiid nullum ,u Kiirute.
In .iiirii iiiit'lng t-il.iv plans fur
gathtiring lending matter convey
ing home news and llitlim tu the
l'oyn ithrv.iit. PostntMster tlenoinl
'fUlM'ii jtilggesttHl that tuuKHUliieg
prlfi' tin' fiillow'liftc" lil" the 'upper
rlght-Jinntl comer of their imnt
run I k
"Notice to the Reader
Vhen you have linnliciJ read
inn this m.tjnzinu place a
1-eent stamp cn this notice,
hand same to any postal em
ployee, aid it will lo placed in
the hands of our aoldiers nnd
sailors at the front. No wrap
pinn no address."
Tie' public itiunjt will he , ni ed
"'id' i p.'u I i,.it i 1. 1-. .Ill, , i;.in .,,
I ! lit cull, i ;-.i ri I If ss uf w Iflit.
A i "lit t ill i it urn v' it 'un i, , . .n,
ih li'M l!i 'I III i ,n ,. t' f,,
heiiilillng if tu fi tI tie in. i:t, r.
DETECTIVE BUREAU HEADS
CHANGED AFTER THEFTS
fk'iicrnl Sliuki'-Up in v.vn.l Munch
Inj;;uk hv TiaiiskM of ( "apt.
ilaupt in Coniniaiul.
I'nllee I.leul Joseph P. (jtiinn, -io
Ims been Ailing Cuplutn of Hie h'cr
uiul Urnuili Iieteellvii lltlieitti. N'o. 417
I.e.xtngtui Avenue, ivns ui-ilaird tu
desk duty at Police Hcndiiiiiirters
vmterdity nnd Cttpt. I.niiln M. Hanpt,
in rumtnttnd of the West One Hundred
nnd Twenty-thltd Street .Stntmn. wnn
unsigned to trjininsnd the Sfond
I'lneliig dipt. Haupt In commmd of
the .Second llinnch, which Is tho inosp
linpnitant dettetlvo liiireini In the city,
in tiiken a a recognition of ability In
conmiitlidlng detectives nf tho Went
Forty-seventh Hlroet Stulu.n when h
wm n I.leiiti iiniit thure nd hl.i work its
I.lotlt I'li.tllt iillnrlied tu the Secmid
lii imh llureim twit yiart hxq.
The truiitifi i' InJlenten it piobnble urn-
t il shake-tip among thn nun of the
S.i nnd Hi nmli, which tnkeit n Ihe Fifth
Avenue shopping dim b t and the whole-..nl-
ill-tiln mii uiitidliig
Iticmt Jewel and Mlk robbml. t, In this
tuiltory have not been solved.
UNDER WRECK, BEGS DEATH.
i;ni;liirrr mlim lli'ii'iirn tu Ulll
llllll rlretilllll I, .me a 1,1 f i-,
I'llOltl.V III . July H - . Hherman
Slut. r. t'liKlnccr nf a fast Hock Island
pshsenfr'-r tntln wreckul here late yea
tnlBy whin It tore ihroitiiri nn opi n
'.IU'h Into u HtniiK uf flat cum, begged
iilv fii'emi n whr wre emUuvoi !iik t
ikiiliHte linn f n in the muss of wiik
i .' to hit him In Hie In .id with ui, iiie.
ti,inc.i were ifiven him, foi t .
ti .i 1) two hour bifiite be nitild be
eel "lit nnd n nmw'd tu i, ho pit it,
K-tuio he has Jua it f.lil'.ne . tinn. e
t Hoth feel and the low. t h
tin , tu. h'd and loukiij, foe t,e vv'i
fi. n.'d Hrislltnl Ihf flnlcx IIm rllllit
. tin I- bruki ii arid lunli etli me
t .ii 1 1 In ulii. d.
'II,' nte.ldiiiit rt-ktilteil in une ufl
the s.rious Injury i.o mi,. : i nnd
,,' i,Jut ot f H. i periiM. The
lb .ith ef the flriiiiHit I'luile Hnle. t
,, ill II' I II. ous.
in vriir.viii at s
lam Heruiiril'i. A rut I It .
l lin(i u . .
,. - "ill I iiiiimi t ii.iiii msau Kwii
lchu;u Uuy seuli, Aiivu
I reiki) d.ma Deep Into,
Crown Priiuv's Positions j
in Ma.tniet Attack. i
I 'A HIM. Iiilt I (Inn. Petnln nnd
Ms iMilliis have del.veretl tlmlr hii- j
swer to the (iiiiiiiin Crown Prince's
nnnniiiieeitietit Hint "nontinti peace"
ii JoiK' could end Hip war. Thn answer
was deliver! i on the point of thn
I t. neb b.ijuiiet. behltiit n T'teneh
liirrie fire which nmwed diitvn Ihe
I'ioimi I'lince'H best (loops.
' On giotind over which he hat
' tuuitiit so well holme, Uen. Petnln
1,.,K taken the offensive nwaj from
the (iiiiiuitiH at Verdun, and struck
it blow Hint drove the Crown Pi luce's
iruupit buck, nut only from the
touches they took on Julie '!'), but
nwiiy from thelriwn first and seoond
I lines along it front of n mile nnd a
quarter to a depth of two-thirds of
The bert flgiirm .tivailabln nt
Trench Army lloadfiiartirs deelari'
tho 'iermiiii Iiihshh on Ihe I'riincn
Hrlllsh front In April, .May and June
1 approximate 3&n,0U0 men.
1 "On I tin left bank of tho Meilse,"
j said last night's Kicnoh offlelnl re
port, "nn operntlon can led out by tls
tbN morning west of Hill 204 devel
oped a complete succeMii fur in. After
strong nillllery preparation our
troops, about 0.(3 o'clock, ndvunred
to attack the enemy linen with Irrr
neigotic defense of the cermans. we
I lecaptiiied in n few minutes trenches
which tho enemy had occupied since
"Pusluni; our nd v.iutnues further,
wo carried German positions beyntid
on ,i front of 2,000 metres (uppruxl
mately a mile nnd n quarter) on both
sides of tlio road between l.'snes anil
Malancuiii t. The entire first German
lino fell into our hands. A tittle
Inter tho second enemy lino, slter a
desperato enuoment, in which ad
mirable valor was dinpUyed by our
soldiers', win likewiso conquored.
"Thu ndvitiicii leached a depth of
about otio kilometre. (Two-thirds of
a mile.) Our lino has thus been cat
Tied forward from tho southeast of
Avocourt Wood as fur us the west
ern slopes ot Hill 301, pussltiK through
"Hovoral counter nttneks launched
by tho on'ipiy In tho com no of thn
afternoon went crushed by our tire.
Tho Germans suffered very heavy
losses. Tho number of unwounded
prisoners reached of whom debt
"In tho Chnmpatfno tho enemy re
newed his attacks north uf Mont
Teton and regained a foutlni; nt cer
tain points In trench elements cup
tilled nn July II. Tho artillery ac
tion continued violently In tin. sector
of Mont Hunt, whetu no urbanized the
Sv (ierinnii lrpliine llronalil
IIuttii Ii)- llrltltli.
knNrxjN. July 18.- Small Kalns ftre
rtiporlcd In tho statements from
llrttlsh Jleiiibiuarters to. day. They
also toll of many IlKhtu In thn air
in which six German ininhlnos weru
brought down and threo others
driven down nut of control
Tho tiltflit report sn:
"Although Iniiiillrnppiid by thltk
i luuds nnd strum; wipds, mtr ulrplatiun
illirled Ollt U KK'tt dell ui MICLUSSful 1
work yesterday In i u'i itim tnui wi' i .
the iirtillery. In uiilUluii. uur rnidi'iK
iii.j. hint's J-"PP I a huge number f ,
li.ii.us un vnriuiih punts ,.f miliar1
Importance behind th. eneiu'jt in,.
In tint ovening m.nv tight
p.HII' in 'I1U (Ill, IIS il 1 I'ISI "tll'lllie .ill
n lie tl fix ulll MIS' in il.ill'.t weru
lj.,ilifht dnwti, nr." li'iiiK furced t'
lend in our lli.e.i. Tlu.i. i,ther wiu
druou lun u,r ut . nir"! Nu
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IU1IU.IX. Juh IS Hepiil-i i. .
(CoutluueJ an Xtviai Ptis.j
FAIRNESS OF CENSUS QUOTAS
Army Men Say President, Supreme,
Can Declare Martial Law to Sus
pend Writ and Prevent Court
Fights Lawyers Deny Right.
REHEARSE DRAFT LOTTERY;
TO DRAW NAMES SOON.
tty Martin Green.
(Bpsoial Staff Corrtspondsnt of The Evening World.)
WASHINGTON, D. C, July J8.--Tlie Rrospect that somebody
will throw a monkey wrench into the selective draft nu:hincry is worr
Jug the army officers In charge of raising tlie initial army of 687,000 men
for H-rvice in France. With only eight States yet to report, the draft may
he heKI within fnrty-eight hours, hut there are indications that Congrci
sioiuil action may postpone and perhaps clunge the method of proceduie
outlined to follow the draft.
Hoth the Senate and the House have takrn action on the admittedly
unfair allotment proportions aligned to various liajtern and Middle Weil
Slates and cities utidcer the quota system designed by the Census Utircau.
it is not unlikely that habeas corpus proceedings will be instituted, lol-
the drat, to test the right of
vice, in New ork, for instance, a quota oi men wncn is rated on a popu.
i j estimate which is, without dispute, betwecen 700,000 and 800,000
AMERICANS IN LONDON
SIGN FOR ARMY DRAFT
I.ti.NlxiN, July U In iicctirdnuce preparation of tho plan tn raise tht
with the Mllttniy Heelstrntlim lw selective drnft army told The Kven
uf the 1'iiiiu.l Stales, Amtillrans In i l"B World correspondent to-day that
thu Hrltlsii Isles teglstered by the
woies and hundreds at tho vurlous
Tho Consulato General Is awamped
with applications from Americans In
thn Hrltish Army who wish to Join
tho United States forces. Several
thousand of theso liavo usked for
transfer, but Hobert P. Skinner, Con
sul General, has been unable to ad
viae, them whether It will bo per
mitted. A largo number of oUlceru
may bo transferred. Many of them
tiln, uly have been informed that tncy
may Join Major Gen. Pershing.
Tlmm registered will receive cards
similar tu thu ones Issued In the
I nitud States , Consul General Skin
ner will send agents to uny who may
havti fi.lled to register.
750 NAVAL mIHmEN
LEAVE STATEN ISLAND
Amid cheers and farewells "30
young men, cumpuslng the Stnten
Island Hattnllon of the Naval Militia,
left Hi Geurge last night for training
on naval vessels In un Atlantic port.
Over 3,000 people gathered In front
of Hlchinonil llurnugh Hull, where
thu future mariners were addressed
by lluruiigii president Van Nume nnd
four i y Judge Tlernan. Many ful-imv..-
i the men to the plort where
i in j eiiiliurkt d
nfltlBTJ A LYflM IIIPlnF
uuuc" ' u 1 ul" QUHIUE.
. '"''"'' "-""r:, ' . "
' " -" ii'iri
I'lTT.-iltl llilll July H It In hiet"
In re .1 lulstiil.e ,m iniido In the libinlt
fkiitlun ..r , man stipp..r... t be Ji)lin,HPl i, ,n L..,m that
, ..."ii i.i in. i ,n)-, i nn warn rcp.irii
i i hiise i iiim u 1 1 ' .'d siildde while ul .
impaired lieslih u In mt ten y.ni'j ago'
mill has t'nni been ticsi'd (ruin klni-e.
John O A.) on, brother, U u member
ef s ljtf brokirK firm.
the War Department to call tor ser-
Nobody In Washington Interested
tn tho subject ivlll ut tempt to y
Just what thn situation In from a
leunl Mnndlolnt In rei.pect to tin
tilntu nssli;ntnents. An army oirlcer
who bus hud iiiiirh to tlo with the
th" military power, under the Act ot
Conirrcs'i authorizing the raising of
un at my by the selective draft, Is su
preme. JUDICIAL ARM OF GOVERNMENT
MAY BE POWERLESS.
If hlu contention la correct, tho Ju
dicial arm of the Government liu no
Jurisdiction In tho mutter of protest
by communities or States against
tho allotments fixed under the popu
latlon figures made by tho Census
Ilureau. I-twyers In the Senate nnd
tho House disagree with hlin. They
say that the Inw nuthurutnir tho
President to rnlse an army by selec
tive draft specltl"ally stated that thu
quotas of the arlous districts should
lm based un actual population not
theuritlcal population- and that .1
dirt, rencn on this hue Is subject to
The War Department Is solely In
terested In raising an army without
del. i). Otllcrrs In the Ilureau of the
Judge Advocate General, who wero
Instrumental In preparing tht law,
say that the only appeal under the
taw. In respect to a claim that any
community may make that It has
been mulcted of nn unfair quotu of
men. must go to the Commander-in-Chief
of the army, who Is the Pres.
Ident of the t'nlte.l States.
It is not unlikely that habeas cor
pus proceedings will be Instituted III
various place in the country unaer
' th' supposititious
j,.(, n,0w', draft
number !i. say,
Wi. That means that ho is the 999tll
nun in his district subject to cull
for phvgli'iil examination os to Ills
flint so to n-rve the colors, lie might
If the uuot.l
had been assigned according to ac
tual population and not according to
pipuntum. ie uoum not
have been rcaahi'd In Hie draft. In
ci'C actlonsiof this sort should ho
brouzht, thoj will bo Instituted lu