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to-day Her assembly, howevcr, rati
1 ed the VcrraHle* treaty ycsterday,
ond presumably the notiltaaiion of this
? ction was eu'o.cd to the I'anair.an rep
lesentnttve m Pnris in time to cnable
tha? nation to participete in this after
noon's ceremony.)
The principaf oowers and the repre
sentative of Poland, after sijn.n^ the
ratification minutes, nlso si^ned the
minutes of the ratification of the treaty
for the protection of raciai mmorities.
Prcmiers Remain fcr Ccnterence
Premiers Clemenceau, Lloyd George
nnd Nitti did not leave the Foreign
Ministry with the other Allied repre
sentatives, but remained for a confer?
ence in private.
In conformity with the peace treaty
and the annex of the league of nations
covenant. Premier Ciemcnceau has te'
egnphed Argentina. Chile, Colombia,
Denmark, Spain, Norway, Puraguay,
IIo iand, Sa.vador, S.veden, Switzer
land and Venezuela t1 at the treaty is
now effective and inviting them to
r.iembcfc>hip in the league of natio.is.
Beiore tho ceremony It was said
that after the exchan^e of ratiticn
tions Premier Clemenceau wo''ld hand
to Baron von Lersner the following
levtor:
"Paris, January 10. Now that the
rrotocol provided for by the note of i
XCovember 2 1ns been 8t;nec! by qiali
fied reprcsentatives of the German
government, and in conseq"encc the
r.-tific'itions of the treaty of Versailles
lta? been deposited. the Allied and
Hssociated poweis wish to renew to
the German government their assur
ance that whiie nece3sary' renarations
i >r the sinkin<r of the German fl-'et in
?capa Flow will be exacted, V ey do
r.ot ir.tcnd tr injure the vital economic
inlerest of Germany. On this point,
by thL- letter, they confirm the declara
tfon.-. w'ich the general secretary of
the peace con'erence was cha^ged with
msklng orally to the president of t'e
German dol^raticn on D^cember 23."
Allied Declarations in Full
Tvese dec arations are as follows:
"First?The general secretary has
fccen auihorized by the Supreme Coun
cil to assure the Gern an delegation
that the Inter-AHied Commission on
Controi and the Commission on Rep
arations will conform w.th the greatest
rare to the staten ents in the note of
l>ecember 8 rel '.ttve to safeguarding
the vital economie interests of Ger?
many.
"Second?The experts of the Allied
and as.ociated powers, believin? that
part of the infoimation on which they
icunded the r demand for 400,000 tons
of floatin~ docks, floating crane ?, tugs \
r.nd dredijers may have been inaccu- j
r te on certain points and detai'.s. I:
think they have committed an error as
concerns 80 000 tons of floating dock?
nt Hamburg. If the investi^ation to
wh'ch the Inter-Allied Commission on
Control will proceed sha 1 show tlnt
there rea ly has been an error, the A.
hed and associated powers wi 1 be pre- |
pared to reduce their demands proior- j
c ona ly in a iranner to lower them to j
300,000 tons, in round numbors, and
even below that if the rtecesity of
such rcduction shnll be demonstrat'd i
by cor.vincing arguments. But moac!
comp ete faci!it;e . s ^ou'd be accorded
to authorized Al ied and assocatel
represantatives to enable them to make
all necessary inquiries, with a v ew to
verifying the German assertions, be-'
iore any reduction from the original
demards of the protoeol can be defi
nitely admitted by the Allied and asso?
ciated powers.
Sinking Not Held Cr'minal
"Third?The Allied and associated
goverr.ments. with ie erence to the last
paragraph of the letter w. ich co^tains
the rtply, do not consider that the sole j
;;c. o. sinking the German ships at |
Soapa Fiow constitutes a crime oi war |
or which individual punishment will i
be exac ed in confo.mity with Article j
-2S oi the peace treaty.
"On the other hand, the Allied and
p.~rociatcd powers wish to P'int, out
ihat without losir.g si^ht of .ho vi.nl;
economie interests of Germany. th y
I a\e ire.-^nted a demand aor 400 000
tons on the inventory e iabllshed by
them. German experts have furn shed
de aKs, which we will verify and which j
give a smal.er figure. Consoquently I
there will eventually be deducced :rom
the 400,000 tons o fljating docks,
cranes, iu^s and drcd'ers c'.aimed by '
the Ai.i.s a tonna^e of floating docks.
which. ai'ter verifications, we will
recognize as figur.ng by mistake on
the in er-Ailied inventory and whic!i
consequently does not exist. N'everthe
ltss such deduction shall not exceed
125.000 tons.
,-ihe Allied and associated powers
r.dd .hat the 192,000 tons propesed by
;he German government, of which a
Iftti was handed over uuring t e de
liberations of the ' t?chn ca. commis
sons, mu t be delivered imme.liately.
For the ba'ance of tl e tonnage, as j
r<ha!l be determined by the commission
"n rerarations. a delay will be allowed
the German '_overi.mcnt. which cannot
ex^ced thirty months for delivery of
-he total amount.
"CLEMENCEAU."
Detalls Prevlrusly Settled,
Tho letter jivea detai's of the com
peiis'tion for the vess^lo sunk in
.c'C5pa Flow as m"dified. which already
ha"e been made public.
The outstanding comment to-night on
the ceremony is that it loaves the
United States the only power which
v.as actively at war with Germany not
new on a peice basis. That was the
no^e sor.nded b Baron ven Lersner in
a Btatement immediate y after the cere?
mony.
''?'xeevti-n of the treaty of Ver
sail'es imposes upon German ? tho
heavicst sacrifices over borne by a
nation in modcrn times," said von
lersner. "We lost in the west ar.d
in the ea?t territories that belonged
to Pnissia for rppn;- c-'-turi'-s \\> Ha^'i
assntned enormons ccon >mic obli"-a
tiens. Ncverlhelrss. I am glad that
peace is at last reestablished, brcause
it w'll give back to Germany her be
loved sons still pri^oners abroad,"
Grrmany's Falth Pledged
/aked as to execution ot the terms of
*h? treaty. Baron von Lersner dec'arc.
that Germany was ready and doter
mind to do her utmoat. He continucd:
'We have n ready, even without bein<?
ob'tged by the ternn of the treaty. de
livere* a conside-ablc quantity of prod
vcU includng 2,500 000 tons of coal. to
Frnc?, and I can say that Germany
m I go to t'e utmoat limit of posaibi'.
u.: in fu'fiHing a!l the ob:if,'ati'>:is -he
Ie-, incurred. It will m?an hard times
fo- Cermany. hu? with Ifc recovory of
League To Be Created in Paris
Friday; Wilson to Call Meeting
PARTS, Jan. 10.?Formal creatfon of the league of nations, which
will be one of the ir mediate consequencss of the exchange of ratifica
tions of the Treaty of Versailles, will ta'ce place in Paris at 10:30
o'clock on the morning of Friday, January 16, the Supreme Council
decided to-day.
Ambassador Wal'ace caVed this decision of the council to Presi?
dent Wilson, so the President might issue the formal notice of the
meeting of the council of the league, to be held on the dste named.
The first meeting of the council will be caUed to order and presided
over by Loon Bourgeois, the representative of France in the council.
He will deliver a brief address. Earl Curzon, the British Foreign
Secretary, who will represent Great Britain, also will speak.
WASrHNGTON, Jr.n. 10.?A'though President Wilson will call
the tirst meeting of the league of nations. the United States wPl not be
represented because this country has not ratified the treaty. The
treaty provides that the first meeting of the league shall be called by
"the President of the United States."
our ardor for labor and production we
hope to meet every emergency.
"The recovery of our economic pros
"e! Ity is as much to 'the intere3t of the
Lntente as it is tc us on account ofI
he great economii difficuHies that]
'.hreaten all rJu^op,'. It '? obvious, j
fipeaking chiefly o France that her eco- i
nomic prosp >rity clnpends upon the eco
nomic reco^ory of Germany."
Barot un Lersner saiu he had had
several vory satisfactory conference3
with Lou's Loucheur, French Minister
of Reconstruction, regarding the re
sumption of trade relations between
Germany and France, and ndded that
he hoped the European nations wo>k
ing together would solve the groat
econom'c prob'ems. The most thorny
remaining problem appeared to von
Lersner to be the question of the ex
radition of a considerable numbor of
German officers. ofiicials and soldieri
to be tried abroad for cimes alieged
to have been committed durin?j the
war.
Kopes Allies May Relent /
"I do not want to givo up all hor>e,"
continued Baron von Lersner "thit
?mong the Allios the convic'.ion will
finally preva'l that by availing them
elves strictly of ri^hts conceded in the
reaty for the extradition of those ac
??u'ed tvey may cause 1he gravest coti
-. Miuences not on'y for Gernviny but for
luiet and order in Europe genera'ly.
We nointed out two months a?o very
'ra^k'y to the Allies the harmful con
equences that might ensue if the'.r
?irrht 1o demand extradition should bo
cxecuted literally. At the same time
ve subm'tted written FUjrgestions for
th" "o^tion of the de'icate problem.
"The principal feafures of this
^roposition were that "Germany woul 1
undertake to arraign before the Su
preme Court of Germany all persons
accused by the Entente. would exeept
i!l such from the law of amnesty and
wou'd consent to th? presenca of rep
resentat'ves of the Entente s<t the tria'
"S public prosecutors, with fullest
rlghts of control. Germany, in th^
moantime, has enacted laws to this
cnd.
Pollcy of Revenge Doubted
"The Entente did not accept our pro
rosals before peace became effective
bu* 1h"t does not pr^c'ude serious ex
amination anew of the prob'em af er
?:h? establis'ment of peace. Ycur con
vicfon must be the snme as m're
bat th" d^sir^ of tho Entente is by
no means to sitisfy revenge, but to
ruiish the guilty with equity and jus
'ice.
"The Entente proposnl for obtnining
;h's n^rot. howevr <"ar ^xceeds the
demp.nds made by Austria unon Serbia
frr tho puhishment oe th" 'ssassin-. of
*? r o.p' ('uk^. deinp-ds i-hic''' were re
jectod by Serbia with t^e approval of
the Entente. I cannot believe that our
"ormer adversavies have anv interct in
comprcrrTsmg t^e reestablishment of
"o-rral 'ifc in Germrny by insisting in
tMs qifsMon of extradition upon availr
ing themse'ves unspar'ngly of ri?;ht:4
the real end of which might be at-;
:ai*>ed olherwise."
After t^e settlement of a few detaPs
ennected with the nrrang^ment for
the oxocution cf the treaty Baron von
Ler ner will leave for Ber in for n
r.hort rest. tve first hi has had since
ccming to P ris in advance of the Ger?
man peace dolegation.
Peace Rela'ions Uncertain
Although the exchange of ratifici
tions is the final act that rostore3 be
fore-the-war relations between Ger?
many and France, nu arranpspmon's
have b->en made by Germany so far as
can be aseertnined h?re. to resume
prpce relations with this ccuntry.
Renorts hnv'ng been circulated un
cha'lenged for Fome timf to t'~e eff?ct
that von Lersner would b^> des'gnated
ps fpst German Chi^ge d'\ffaires it
had b^come accented as a **act. Baron
von Lersner. however, said this morn
:r* he had not been named for the p'>st
and was ir- utter ignorance of the in
t^ntions of his government. Ile denied
r"ports that he wou'd. at the h^ad of
the neace delegn+'on, l^ave its quurters
on the Avenue Bourdonnnis for t^c o"d
^mbassv after the signature of the
orotocol.
Long Parley Held
To Adjust Treaty
Reprcsentatives of 14 Na?
tions Accept; Germany
Must Pay for Years
Peaccful re'ntions between Germany
\nd the jrreater number of t^e nntions
ngaged in the great war with her are
-nabished by th? act'on taken at
Paris yes'.orday. The peaco treaty is
now In eff"ct between Grrrany f-nd
'hose power?, that have final'y ratified
't? Great BriMin, F?-ancn. Ha'v, Japan,
B-'gum, Bolivia, B-azi!, Giiatom-la,
Pinama. Peru Pohnd Siam, Czecho
Sl-vakia n^d Urupuay.
Great Brita n was the fi-st of the
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OODMAN
616 Fifih JJi/enue
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FURSWRAPSCOATS
SABLES SILVERFOXES
five great powers represented in the
Supreme Council of the peace confer?
ence to take such action. being fol?
lowed in Buccession b> France, Italy
and Japnn. The United States alono of
the "B:g Five" hc? not ratified the
treaty. As the Hst shows, formal noti
ficat ons have been given by most of
the sma'ler powers signatory to the
treaty. China did not sign the docu
rrent, because of her objections to the
Dhantung provisions, but proclaimed a
state of peace with Germany.
Demand Made on Germany
The ail-important fatification by
Germany was given on July 9, 1919,
the day following wh'ch President Wil?
son prcented the treaty to the United
Stites Senate.
The rr.aking of the peace which now
becomes effective was begun shortly
after the conc'usion of the armistice
of November 11, 1918, which endod the
great war. The Treatv of Versai les, as
it has become kmwn, was signed in
tue Ifstoric Versai.les Pa.ace on June
28, 1919.
The long interval between the as
semblirg of the peace conference at
Versai es, on January 18, 1919, and
tho signing of the peace treaty was
occupied with a'most dai y conferences
on its provisions between the repre
sentatives of the nations which had
been at war with Germany or had
broken relations with her. the princi
pal parts bein^ taken by delegates of
France, Great Britain, Italy, Japan and
the United States. The first important
work comp eted was the drawing up of
tho covenant of the league of nations,
which was finished on February 14.
The German representat ves were in
vitcd to Versai les during April. after
the draft of the t-rms of peace had
been completed, They received the
trbaty on May 7.
, The treaty not on'y defines the
terms of peace with Germany, but con
tains the league of nations "covenant
and the provisions for the interna
tional labor organizat.on. The docu
ment comprises fifteon parts, w th nu
merous annexes. The treaty will enter
into force for each power at the dato
of the deposit of its ratification.
In OcLober last a :unicient number
of powers had ratified tiie treaty to
coniply with the requirements for its
effoctiveness. Because of the sinking
of the interned German warships, by
their officers and crews at Scapa F'ow,
however, and the failure of the Gcr
mans to live up to some of the arm's
ice terrrs, the Allies on November 1
demanded that before the treaty waa
put in'o r.Tect German:' should si'^n
i protoco' providing fcr repnratlon for
the de3trueiion of the warships and
?tuaranteeing the carrying out of the
armist'ee terms.
Sir.ce that time the question of 'tit*
protocol and particular'y the npara
'.ion provisions in it hive been und?
negot*dWlon,| hflttowonvrtfe? ?AW??dj (? Su?
preme Council and the German gov
?rnment. It was only wit'Mn the past
fortnight thr.t the situation bep-an to
clear an adjus'ment of tho tonnag
demnnds upon tier.maiy being rcich"d
With the taking effect of the tr"a4y
i number of commios'ons created by
it sprftrg Into ex:stence. Th^ Lea-nn
of Nations wi 1 begin to furction a->d
preparatiohs will be hastened for the
' p.kiug of p!?hiscrtes jn the arens wher
the popu'at'on is lo have t^e oppor
* unity of determ:ning whe'h-'r tTinir
erritories shnll separato from Ger?
many and take on another allegiance
Watch Over Payments
Of the commissions now beginning
heir work, probab y ;he most impor?
tant is th? Reparations Commission,
which will do a great amount of the
labor incid*nt to the oxecution of the
treaty its special duty being to ragu
late Germany's pr.ymcnt of indemni
fication during the ncxt thirty years.
Important also will be the commis
Hn?'s r^a'imr with the Siar Vallev.
Rhenish territories, Upper Silesla,
Teschen and Schleswig. Boundary
i immissiona, wh ch are to fix upon
the spot the new boundaries of Ger?
many with Belgium. the Saar Basin,
Polard and CzecVo-Slovakia, are to be
appointed within fifteen days.
A speedy developmeni following the
-ction of to-day is exp?cted to bs th?
presentat:on to Germany of the ist of
war criminals to be demanded by the
\llies for trial under the treaty. It
has been reported rocently that this
list has been considerably cut down
from the original'y proposed 1200
names. It will still name the former
German Crown Prince and Crown
Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria, hovever
it is reported. while t^e ?r^aty itself
arraigril former Emperor Wil iam "for
a suprnme ofTense against in^er-'ational
morality and the sanctity of treaties"
and provides for a special trihunal to
ry him after his surrcnder has been
osked from the government of Hol
land.
Convert Wi!son9
Advice of Lodge
Direct Suggestions ta the
President, He Tells
His Ratification Friends
BOSTON. Jan 10.?Senator Lodge
n a personal letter, made public to
day by the Massachusetts joint com
nittee for a league of free nations,
idvises those who are anxious for
.jrornpt action on the treaty to direct
iome of these sugges:ions to the Presi
ient. The letter from Senator Lodge
says: -
'?The incesrant demand that is made
in certain quarte s for further con?
cessions by the Senate is not helpful
to the cause of agreement, because the
President has not only failed at every
point to consu t the S_>natc in any way,
but he still stands immovable in his
demand that we ratify the leagrfe of
nations without any change at all,
which the Senate has refused to do.
,-It seems to me it would be well for
those who are anxious for immediate
oction to direct some of their sugges?
tions to the P;esident and his foilow
eis, whom he called upon to reject the
rescrvations which are offered and
which I believe to be absolutely sound
in principle."
League Minus V. S. Weak9
Say London Newspapers
See Danger to WorUl XJnder a
j ? Peace Treaty That Lacks
Aetive Sunport of America I
LONDON, Jan. 10. ? Rogret over!
i Amer!ca's absentat;on from participat
i ir<r in tue ratificntion o the Treaty ;
j of VersaiTes is again expressed in j
i editorials printed in this morning's
I newspapers.
"Americi's absence," says "The Te'e
1 graph," "clouds a ike the proapect of
the present and the future. It weakens
profoundly the moral authority of the
League of Nations and coasequent y the
sense of security regarding the im?
mediate future. Instead of new ma
chinery for the wor d's 'future gtiid
ance starding ready and comp eto
waiting only motive power to set it
goirg, the machine is not yet put to
geth?r. The United S ates sti 1 stands
'Utside The Al'ies have wait"d un'.i
they could wait no longer, and must
r.ow eo forward alone, deeply sensible
of the loss they have sustained, but
still hop'ng that sooner or :ater they
will he rejoined by the great repuMic."
"The Dnily News" contends: "A new
world order from which America. or,
for that matter Germany or R issia. or
any co uiderablo fraction of inankind
is excluded is foredoomed to failure."
"The Dail. News" urges that it is
adyisable to press on with the construc
tion of the league, even in the event
that ' America determines to romain
out3ide, because "there is rcasonable
n pe t. at cnce the league 's in Deing
h:s attitude wi.l uitimately become im
possible."
Referring, like other journals, to
po.itical conflicts in /morica regarding
>he league and the Versailles Treaty,
"The Chronicle" says: "The positi ,n
is not very reassuring to Europeans
who are living in a world shattered
hy war. V/hilc Americans continue to
debato we may drrive some ciunibs of
c miirt from >he fact that statc m n
lil-o William Jennings Bryan and Gil
bert M. Hitchcock. Democrati: leadcr
in the United States Senate have no
illusions about the danger of doiay for
Lurope and the effect it has had 'upon
American prestige."
42 Separate Treaties
Incorporated in Pac*
V/ASHINGTON, Jan. 10.-An idea
of the mass and variety work of the
Pans peace c nference was shown in
a list received here to-day, showin*
that forty-two separate treaties
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rEATURiNG especially the following luxuri
ous models that must be sold because of
our policy not to carry over models from
one season to the next:
1 WrapofSMink
2 Coats of Broadtail
1 Coat of Kolinsky
2 Wraps ofErminc
5 Coats of Caracul
Included in this sale is the balance of this
season's models in Coats, Wraps, Scarfs>
Muns?all sweepingly rcduced.
9 FOURRURES
j&fWestsith Street*<New York
'? agrecments and conventions had been
j nr- ppred between the various nations
11! cre repfesentad. They cover every
item of in'i'rnatiofal interest from t e
specific treaties cf peace to q-'estion*
j s".ch as the control of the arm; and
I liquor traffics, and aerial fiavigation.
Value of League Rests
Upon People, Says Cecil
LONDON, Jan. 10 (By The Associated
Press).?Whether the league of nations
fs to be the real thin^ or an imposture
drpends upon the attitude of the peo
nl^s. and not least the British people,
is the opinion bf Lord Robert C^cil
who, as chairman of the exeeutive com
mi!ee of the Leasrue of Nations Union,
is~ied a statement to-da.- readin;j, in
part:
"AH drp~nds rn-r the attitude of the
pcples and, not the leist, of the Pr't
ish peonle. Aro thoy goin<T to show
themselves worthy of this ~reat o^por
' - ty ?? not? If they are, there is no
time to be lost, for there is m''ch to
be done. Schemos for the 'inr'atlon
of armoments m-\st be w~rked ""*?.
terms of the mandates must be settled
P.nd mand^taries ''fpo:nt3ci An nter
nr>t'onal court of iustice must be es
ti^':sh"d.
"Feyond these and (.ther dnt'es d:
rectlv impced rnon the leajrnc b ? the
c^venant and tr??afy thcro ave manv
circnmstfnces which, ir- th" woHs of
ArVcle XI threat^n to r'isti"-b irter
"ntional peace or the 2*ood undnr8*and
ing between nations upon which peice
do'^nds '
"It will be the c>ty of the Lea^'e of
Nations Union to formnipte <i nn'joy of
'><-??? m^tters and to ur~* it upon the
p-nvemnipnt. But it wonld be n?-oma
ture to-day to lay down that policy in
detail."
???
Lodge's Reservations
"Reek With D'strmt^
Marburg Tells N. Y. V.
HP'-,>?,i,..., "?>i.? ^._?.?,.'.. TT?;f,^
States Minister to Belg;um. snoke ]ast
.:,.'+ ... V? ?> <"- -? ?r,,^, t, -.,->,_
be"s of the faculty of New York Uni
Vorsitv on the n?"??i tr"-+v T'10 'nr
w-n* nvn.igte'" ntfnr.1-orJ fhn Lrd-ro ro?.
n-'-o + ifi""* f>? "mc\r\r)rr w'tb H'st""".t "
and d?clar?d +hnt t"e lea^U" o* nations
ternstional affairs." A resolution call
irr- for tue *?"rlv ratification of tho
trpo+v wii adontod.
"Tlin f-.*...*., -4.!_" -it.. *r?.._
burg Faid, "proclaim a desire on our
part to b- * 'io- -> " v
? ;ons v' ic-h o<TnCtMre cooncrntion re
qu;res. PorvarPn? the?n i<? ? -.' ~--~
?-1- t^at, Eurone w'1] coirne' the United
^tji.tes to rio somot^i"" which sh? m?v
V, n^i.-Tino- to do. For a country so
powerful as our o-vn in 'r-pivi-is *mri
? i,tr-,.*.,U ,? :..<i.?.,..j:?? .;? ?.,. n
pnuncils of the nations, such a fear is
O" -.W'nA ?A ,.., ?. . ;.
nV.pnoolin- F'oior V T?-, n-o^Jfl,,^
p~>i\ sn'd it was imnoos^hte f0r the '
United State3 to remain isolated. '
Both Parties
Rush Treaty
Compromise
Coiitlnoed from paire I
mittee to work out a compromise whiie
there is a chance that the present ne
gotiations might be successful.
^ oi-sju \y.i-OiK, Oi lviissouri, a close
i;-iend of Bryan and host at the recent
Bryan dinner here at which twenty
two Democratic Senators were given j
an intimation that Bryan wonld adv)- j
cate the acceptante by the Domocrats
01 the best cum romise they could se- |
cure from the Republicans in order t -
gei the treaty r tified, was b isy amoi g
the Democratic Senators to-day in tho i
interest of a compromise.
Former Governor Folk talked with a '
dozen Democrats of all shades of opin ;
ion on the qaostion of reservations anj
reported that ae found a g.-nerai dis?
position to make terms wuh the Rj
publicans.
Minor conferences between individual
Senators were held all dur.ng the day.
Among these was a ta'k between Sen?
ators Kellog^, Repubtican anc> Ilitch
cock, Administration leader. Senator
Kel.ogg went to S?nator Hitchcock at
the request of Senator Lodge. it was
said, to discuss the prcgress of t'-e
comrromise neg.">tiat:ons. Senator
Hitchcock sent back word th->.t the Sen?
ate must get tog>th"r 0:1 ai. agreement.
Many Administration Senrtors, how
ever. said they do not believe a com
pronvsn can be arranged.
"The Denccrats are showing lots of
c'cak rcom coura^re,' said oae I aditvr
Administration follower. "but th>-y ar?
having a hard time of it trv:ng to fol
lo v Pryan nnd n_>t. leave Wilson."
e?i on heques)
Jfranfeltn Simon & (Ta
A Store of Jndividual Shops
Fifth Avenuc, 37th and 38th Sts., New York
A CORRECTION
In Our Rotogravure Advertise
ment of To-day?January 11th.
(Section Six)
Misses Or^andie Frocks
Throufch error the description and prices
have been transposed.
No. 2 should read as No. 4 and correct
price is $38.00,
No. 4 should read as No. 2 and correct
price is $58.00.
Franklin Simon Boys* Shops
_Fifth Floor'
Clearance Sale-Monday
of those wonderful
EARMOG
Overcoats for Boys
J to IO years
reduced in this Sale, to
SJQOO
formerly $15^ to $21^
Plain and belted models, in chinchillas,
tweeds, cheviots, and novelty coatings,
all-wool* all flannel lined, and all
Wearmoor productions, reinforced where
the wear is, and tailored just as no boys'
clothesever were tailored till Wearmoor
workmanship was introduced by us.
Come Early!
franklin Simon &Co.
Fifth Averiue, 37th and 38th Streets
Boys* and Children's Haircutting Shop-Fifth Floot
~>almer Says Wilson Will -
Be Satisfied With Treaty
PHILADELPHIA. Jan. 10.?The peac ?
reaty will be ratified with reasonable
nterpretations or reservations, said
Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer.
vho attended a dinner of a Greek let
-,er society of Swarthmore Coliege here
o-night. "Call them what yoo -:?
hey will not nu lify the treaty 3
he document will be nttafafen<i
lersonally believe, to President XC\l
3on" he said. " *
Mr. Palmer said he did not be'icv.
the rat.fication woud become an | ,
in the coming campaign but m. .
the treaty woo'.d be^n^the cam^^'
?THE Paris Shop of america^
Continue with renewed activiiy Monday
MID-WINTER SALES
Rich Fur-Trimmed Suits
Formerly to $650?$175 to $325
Handsome two and three-piece dressy cff'-cts irt
velour, duvctyn and velvet, ccmbined with seal
squirrel, beaver, mole, caracul and other fashion!
able furs.
Street and Semi-Dress Suits
Formerly to $309? $75 tO ^145
Plain tallored and fur-trimmed effects in smart
materials and attractive shades.
Dinner and Evening Gowns
Formerly to $295?$75 - $95 - $125
Elabo-ate effects in tulle, lacs, satin, velvet, bro
csde, br-aded net and s*unn'ng sequinei styles, suit
able for dinner or evening wear.
Smart Day Dresses
Formerly to $195?$65 -$95 j
Sir-et and afiernocn styles in tricotine, satin and
velvet.
Fur-Tiim'd Evening Wraps
Formerly to $450?$ 185 -$245
Of chiffon velvet. sain metal fcrcca<?es ccmb'ned with
velvet tr'mmcd in mole, squirrel, fox, kolinsky arid
other fashionable furs.
Tailored Blouses?$8
Formerly to $23?Remaining suit styles in dark shades
of Georgette.
Smart Mid-SeasonHats?$10to525
Furs of Elegance
es^ecially featuring Coats and
Wraps of choicest quality pelts,
fashioned in a variety of smart
effects, at the following greatly
reduced prices:
$25,000 RUSS1AN SABLE WRAP.$15,000
$18,000 CHINCHILLA CAPE. $8,000
$6,500 DARK NATURAL MINK WRAP $3,500
$3,500 EROADTAIL DAY COAT.$1,500
(Lnrg-e Kolint&j Collai n-d trtrrttn>p t
$2,500 NATURAL MINK COAT.$1,500
$1,950 BABY CARACUL WRAP.. . . $1,450
$1,950 CHOICE ALASKA SEAL WRAP $1,100
$1,500 KOLINSKY SQUIRREL WRAP. , $975
$975 BABY CARACUL WRAP COAT. $675
$1,500 NATURAL MINK COAT. $975
$1,150 HUDSON SEAL WRAP. $735
(Au?t-al!&n Opossum Collar and Coffa )
$1,500 HUDSON SEAL WRAP. $1 000
$1,150 HUDSON SEAL WRAP. $830
$1,050 HUDSON SEAL COAT. $775
( a-gp sktiiiU CoIInr.)
$1,430 HUDSON SEAL COAT. $895
(MlghtHt qtuUlty Fkins,)
$1,250 HUDSON SEAL WRAP. $795
(Iv<;! ii. Uy M)ii!rr> I trlmmitic I
$950 HUDSON SEAL WRAP. $750
$750 HUDSON SEAL WRAP.. . . $500
$2,000 HANL SOM? MOLE COAT.$1,100
(*U>11 ... ...,,- ??,i focinr or ?ton? ma-ten.)
$895 SMART MOLE WRAP. $595
$950 MOLE COAT. $595
(Tanne Vox Collai.)
$1,250 HUDSON SEAL WRAP. $750
_U.a kp coltar and ruffa of Kotlnaky aqalmO.)

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