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fEaientng public ffiedget
Washington, Jan. 14. Cloudy tonight
ami Wednesday, temperature stationary.
TUMrKB.vrrnr. at kahi iiock
I g fa lio in Its I il at a 4 c1
Ja; mTar. I 35 nimi I i I
CLOSING STOCK PRICES
VOL. V. NO. 104
Published Dally t:xrrtt 811ml ny. Hubucrlpllnn Prlr $fl i Year by Mall
ifrpyrlttnt. 1110. by Public Ird(ter Company
PHILADELPHIA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 1010
Uiitrrcd kb Hec-ond-ClA-a Mntlrr nt the I'intntTVi at 1'hlladclchla. I'o.
Unur the Act of Murch s, 1870.
PRICE TWO CENTS
SaSH RILLS 11
.'leading Wreck Near Fort
THAT COST ONE LIFE
cranton Flier Drives Into
': Doylcstown Local Four
HREE INQUIRIES START
ailway Questions Crews in
J iTcrminal Coroner and
j , Service Board Investigate
lr;..r..i... T3 r,..,.,..,.,.c
wq viiiuurvj jli vjiitit oc-(yi4o
' in Ft. Washington Wreck
l How unlucky "13" figures In the
jphlladolphla and Heading Hallway
jtvreck near Fort "Washington last
I Slight was pointed out as a coin-
ciucnco uy a railroad omciai touay.
The accident occurred after tho
(express had passed Automatic Slg-
Inal No. 13.
This signal is located Just nbovc
f Bridge No. 13.
it And the accident happened on the
(thirteenth day of the month.
e Reading's Scranton flier, which
hed Into a Doylestown local neav
rt Washington, Pa., last night, Kill-
eleven persons, a few minutes
Her passed an automatic signal set
ilear," according to tho fireman of
That statement comes from II. 11.
ibott, superintendent of tho Heading
fJiway's New York division. An
VMiigauon is oeing maue 10 ucicr-
If U .lgnal was working prop-
crews or uotn trams are
jestloned at the Heading Tcr-
( fireman of the" filer Is l-Yunk
Ulton, 4434 North franklin street.
Is city. He Is In St. Lukc'H Hospital,
t only slightly hurt. Tho cnglncman
the express is P. C. Gllhen. Ho
f tho eleven persons killed, seven
ere men and four women. Thirty
ergons were Injured, and two of these
lay die. They are Habcl Hoss and
ohn Saulman, both of North Wales
'hoy aro In the Jewish Hospital.
Il The wreck was Indirectly caused by
n earlier crash on tho samo line, near
enhrook. fivn mllen from l-nrt Wnsh.
i :: " ,.,:' v
iKtun. jiio mu.li was kiiiuu uiiu se
ral persons were Injured In the first
Both Fort Washington and Pen-
irook are on the Bethlehem branch
lifthe New York division. Port Wash-
ijton Is sixteen miles from Philadel-
la. JWio second wrecK occurred a
arter wiile on tho Philadelphia side
?Vjpniral Slanacor F. 31. Faluk. of
fteadlng, has ordered a thorough In-
iaaticatlon or the wrecK. until no nas
fccelved tne reports ot ins lnvosu-i
rWl9 IIO Will lllUVO 1IV DiUtUIUIIIi
Including tho Investigation being
ae by the railway, inere are
hree under way. Coroner 'William
Rtvllle, of Jlontgomery County, is con-
uctlnc an Innulrv. as is nlso .viarsnal
nhn P. Doheny. representing tlio Pub-
Ie Servlco Commission,
(Investigations are unacr way also
qcernlng the earlier wreck on winch
bigger accident is blamed.
Ve are determined to get to me
om of these wrecks and find out
Is responsible," said Coroner
will confer with officials and rail-
I men on the scene of tho disaster,
the Coroner, "and endeavor to
out who were to blame.
lany conflicting statements have
made. This was due no doubt to
i confusion last night at tho wreck.
Ill make a fair and Impartial Invcs-
ktlon." Tho Inquest will probably
held Thursday at Ambler or Nor-
Engine Hits Work Train
file wreck at Penbrook, which oc-
kred at 0:30 o'clock yesterday
prnoon, was caused by an on-
Ills wreck was caused by an en-
crashing Into a work train on
Jch thcro were more than a score
employes. Tho engine had been
tto North Wales for a supply of
, Returning, It Is said the brakes
to hold and the engine tele-
two cars of tho work train.
Ponbroko wreck led to tho
which occurred an hour later.
iht train, stalled Just abovo Fort
Ungton, delayed tho Doylestown
A brakeman dropped ore to nag
Bcranton filer, which suddenly
around a slight curvo at forty-
nlles an hour. Tho heavy loco-
tore through tho rear wooden
killing and mangling.
Doylestown accommodation train
tho Reading Terminal at 3:30
It made stops at Jenklntown,
irkers at tho Mldvale plant. With'
iiiprKern m mo in.u.io ,im, "n
rWrt Washington as tho next stop, tlie
!:. . ji,. .i-
tXiE ''iinnL'eVwi'n ' V,",,
lleht train neveral hundred yards
e Doylcstown tram eased down to a
ip, ana a nraKcman uugnteu with a
flag, rna bcranton iner, leaving tho
I xng Terminal at fl o'clock, was duo
fa. few minutes. The brakeman had
Jne, back a few 'score yards, the curve
."SUlng his view of the track towaids
'Ills city, when tha express sned into
prifnth, the engineer of tho flyer, saw
b iranucaiiy waving nag and throw
Ida emergency braKes, but tho mo -
I' CoBttaatl nn Pe Tt, Culunin Thrti
' B v sl
MISS K1.V1KAH LEWIS
Kiglitccn )cars olil, -of North
Wale, a victim of the railway
wreck at Fort Wa-liington
TO WRECK VICTIM
Miss Elvirah Lewis Joked
About Recurrence of
THOUGHT IT 'LUCKY'"
Miss Kit Iran Lewis, eighteen e.irs
old, of Second strrot near Walnut, North
Wales, was kllliil In tlio Heading Hail
way wicck near Kort Washington just a
month to tlio day after she had taken a
position with the Curtis Publishing Com
pany, In this cltj, on Friday, December
Tfte glrls application papeis for her
job contained arious "13s." She
weighed 113 pounds. The coincidence
was called to her attention at the time
and she laughed about It, saying "13"
was her lucky number.
Miss Lewis had lived nt North Wales
fur only three months, ha ing come from
St. flair. In SchujlklH County. Hiti""' " "u """ '"" i"" " '" ,
deatli In the wieck was the culminating
misfortune of hecinl months of sor-
low and bueaement.
She was a third ear student at Buck. I
nell College. Ill the classical course.!
when her father died. ,IUr mother's
death occurred a few weeks later, and
.MISS JeYIM ll'lt IIIUVKC I" I'mu i'woi-
Wim llsprilliiK Hume's Ileturu
She was engaged to Lieutenant '
Deleph Melllnger, who went to France
w Ith the American expeditionary force. ,
Two days before the mother's death
Miss Lewis heard that her (lance had
lieen killed. Later this rumor turned
out to bo false. Ha was gassed, but
, , .. . ... ....... ..ui.
:.era:!Ae" ';"".. VL...':V,''v."
foiw'ard to his leturn.'and hall planned
a birthday patty for Febiuary 22. her,
nun binliilsv nml hep dead mother's I
own niriiiiia) nnu ner ueau motiier s. I
Mis. Oakford 11. worr.il. wire or one, , , ...,;.. . 1 """ "' . , , in 1'oianu exceui tne extreme Kignt.
of the North Wales victims, did not ' Into, anarchy and bolshcvlsni." In ! was theieloie requeued b the , , , T n
know that her husband had been killed reality, these tioops, upon their ar- contractor to destroy the eUU ace which '""i cue cj.iic.iiic ecu.
until neighbors broke the news to her at lva, m the fatheriad. have In Be,,.i;';;',,;:;;!!s;.1 .1,rance ffvol;s the moie conserva-,
8 o'c. ock this inoinlng. , ,..,.,' , the city for the lining in or Cioieinmcnt , oiiran zation e stintr nt Paris'
Mr. Worral was connected with a cral manifested not only strongly ami-' cnu0" uvc oi,dnu.iuon c.MSiilil, lit ram
wholesale grocery firm In Second street Bolshevistic, but even anti democratic Politicians nf all degree Hocked 10,811(1 Wllteh IS known as the I olish
near ulraid aienue, this city. Ills homo Fentimcnts. and. In many cases. au I the eouitroum. They look for Interest- , Xational Committee, organized bv .
was at 143 Main stteet. North, Wales, , , ' , ,...,,. Ing developments when the tii.il gets 1 . .... . ., . . . , ...
and he usually traveled out td North alarming senso of loyalty to tho "o-1 uiiilei- wa , t,lc Allles lo eP,0al'n- Poland dur-
Wales at nlglit on the accommodation henzollerns. So much for the "Bol-' Nobre Is bpeililc.ill charged with ut-' ing the war. This committee is
trJVi' m-o,,.,i i,,,.,,,,,,.,,,. a , Vhevlst danger In Germany," which, if I terlng 11 libel to newsiMpeinien Mill a , , , b j, v Dmowbki, who is
Mrs. vVotral, her daughter Anna, and',. ,..,,, ,,. , , ., 1 view of having it iiublished u,n crlin-i' . ....
C. D. Kinnnlii. a brother-in-law. were ; It exists nt all, is a reality only in the , i,;,,!,,"!: Viiiitor Vare. Two other .said to have been selected by the
waiting for Mr. Woiral to return last Mums of Berlin and Hamburg. , technical counts will not be presml, al- French Government. The French
evening iiicj nearn iiiuiunK aoou& me
wreck. When Mr. Worral did not ictuni
home at tlio usual time, his wife contin
ued to wait for I1I111, with other mem
bers of the family, growing more wor
ried as tho hours passed.
Ilemalned In Doubt All Night
that ho had met with an accident. Fre-
.t ?nuiniiiiT iim iv rirr-i 1 nuniiiAii ,
nuently of late lie had told her of tho
crowinir menace or nutomnhiip.s in tins
city, and had said ho expected to bo hit'
someday when crossing a stieet.
Mrs. Worral bclloved that this was
what had happened, and expressed her
fears to her daughter. 1-irly this morn
ing neighbors brought the news of tho
wreck and of Mr. Worral's death.
7 0 r I if ir '
12 Dead, Many Hurt
ill TWO Wrecks !
Tho dead and Injured
Washington wreck were.
j ears old, of (
North Wales, a director of tlie Ambler
Tiust Company und associated vvlili
Jacob Heed's Sons, this city, as a sales-
i Oakford n. Worral, slxtj--flo years
old, of North Wales, associated with a
wholesale grocery firm In this cltj-.
ltasmond Drchtel, nineteen jears old,
son of William V. Bechtel, a contractor
of North Wrles. and einpIojfd at the
Ifaiel ltudolpb, nineteen jcars old,
daughter of B. Frank Rudolph, of North
Wales, an executive at tho Reading
TlnlhAl. T aim.Ia aTitIiI AAll 1A1i .fa A 1 f-V
niece ot V. D. Lewis, hardware merchant
of North Wales.
Lawrence. Pollt-lcf r, twenty-eight
jears om, oi jvinuic-r.
Noi-iimn Jnlin.nn fortv.fllA veara old.
of North Wales, died on the way to the
Ann limner, twentj- j-ears old. of
Ambler, died on the way to tho Ablng
ton Hospital. I
I'rnnk l'ry, twenty years old. of;
North Wales, died on tho way to u bos-'
gsr 0jriia,sdatand,edn;!, ssl
H"" 51,7 ' Iel m lnar!
I.lojil llunton, twenty-four j-euis old,
ICIla htoiiif, nineteen years old, rinugh-
tor of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Stong. of
.. s ster-n-Iaw of Lawrence
Pottelger another victim
Killed in tlie penbrook wreck
John H. flrabnm, thirty years old, of
"White's Comers." near Lansdale.
III the Fort Washington vvr"eck:
llrrnmii Abbot, thirty-live years old,
Ambler, cuts on hands and legs and
about the Vly,
ilinrn A 'lua. North Wales, thlrlv.
five, scalded severely about bodj-, face
, and head, expected to die.
' Mln Sllldrrd FUlirr, twenty-two,
Contlnutd on l'm Two, t'glumn. Ftvt
GERMANS USE I
'RED PERIL' TO
Attempt to Suppress Ter
rorism at Home and
Spread It Abroad
DANGER OF BOLSHEVISM
IN BERLIN CALLED MYTH
Government Retains Kaiser's
Tri.-ky Envoys to Carry on
NATION NOT STARVING
Despite Inglorious Defeat Ger
many Still Menaces Liber
ties of Europe
While present condition in lln .
In appear fo a certain extent to con
flict tcith the i leics cxpreiictl ( tliii
article, Mr. Koipoth's accurate forr
caits in the past make hi: state
By B. F. KOSPOTII
Special Correspondent of the Lvening
Public Ledger j
Cop'jriulil. 10IS, by 'riMli- J.cJffCi ( o. '
All ltlohts JUsrrtrd
Heme, Dee. !0. Although Lieb-1
lain-ht niul Rmu l.i,vm,l,r
- M-n '-j
active and turbulent in Ucrlln, 1 am
convinced that the "Holshc 1st danger I
In Germany" Is Utile more than n
mytn invented by the new Gorman
rulers to frighten tho Allies into con- to "ruin Vare polltlcallj" because or t j3 jrenerally admitteil that I'o
cessions and presents of food and raw I f XTliuAil!'l,''! military aid, hut this is
materials. I Noble, according to Doctor Ambler, rather in the form of Runs and
Tho acrmans aro far too great ina-l
teriallsts ever to becomo Bolshevists.
and Llebknecht Is ulmost as isolated
,,,,. ,, , ... ...... ... '
the dajs of the Knlkcr. His intellectual
(B..m.u.vb alw uunu.mai miiuuu, uue ,
Captain von Bcerfelde, formerly of
the Prussian guards, and Commander
pa!iscllei ot the Kaiser's navy. His
followers aro recruited among the
criminal classes ot the great German
cities, to whom Bolshevism means
merely an opportunity for plunder and
' . ., ,
One of the cnief arguments used by
the Berlin Government in Its efforts
to avoid fulfilling tho conditions of the
arinistico was that tho precipitated re-1
turn of tile German armies from tho ,
- , , .. .
western front would "nlunire Germanv
Tiln 1U1HC,. nf tho nrcsent German
Government with regaid to Bolslie-
- - '
! vlsm Is in accordance with the sent!- "'-' vMh ,Hpectlve juior cm.- fer
ments of the overwhelming majorltj ,,ri l0 ,ls umUci! If he held ollke or
!of the German peoplo and tallies abso- If an.v of his icl.ithes held nllice. Tlioe
with the intrigues of the old
Ierlal Uovernment; It cons sts 1.1,
rigorously suppressing Bolshevism in,
ra-m.,,. -,,! rnvnrtnir us evnoriation
,, th countries In even possl-'
to all otnei ciiuniiira in ini (ih.i
bio way. coining ueicer jusnuers dis
trust of the men now in power at Ber-, DnDT pn-ro rinCT II S 5UIP
Un than tho Bolshevist propaganda rUKl uLIj NK51 U. J. Otlll
they aro undoubtedly attempting to i , " ,. .. tfi
.-, r... In ill nential countries, and.
- J "" ' '
through the latter, In tho countries of
ll was more than a mere coincidence
1 that almost on the very day ot Ger-
ths Fort'many's capitulation Bolshevist up-,
'risings broke out simultaneously In
editorials in thoso days.
Needless to saj these machiav elian
Bolshevist Intrigues of the Berlin Gov
ernment are but a lust grea
' illusion and doomed to fallur
tory is tho best antidoto for
- Tlnlshevlsm and tho
i 60" '0t OlSllCV ism. UUU 1110
I nations of the Entente, who have
land and the Netherlands at incut of the Ozaukee in. lugiit a lush mItted :nto a snarc !,, tl, KOvern- Philadelphia situation. ,e,.iiu. i...n.i. ,.,.,..,..-,,..,,,,,. Htice.
instigation of two such notorious j " ffin'.Teand urges mcl,t by Pilsudski. ' .,,.:. . ,reat -natives today ralilled the Inderal pro- Uha nhand'Vr'r,' L
of the Ivalser as Grimm and , j II ltor.ste, .director o ' oP'rul'.'iw of nnnnaitin bos been ,,' m.-iiorltv of tl em. 1 believe, are lutciselj hlbltloaamen.lme.it. The Senate pastil cniso steamCrs In German and other
a, the Swiss nml Hutch So- "" V PHladelnhla'B need for 'ton- .,, . .. ti. ..i.... ti i Interested In keeping Philadelphia clean the resolution last week. ports to enable the Allies to revlctual
leaders. All Gei many hoped at uage and allocate ships here., 1 mueii u iriulii, numu, who ai- am) , uunK it u good, moral ctj-. , Germany and such adjacent countries
nm ei.ot tbniin ,.vniia ee-niiM im hlmultniieousiy, tno ueu pilar i.uio jeaay nas sent, ioou to roianti, l or- Then there are oinrrs. ""c "i, m'" .,.r. - ,. ........ s...u- ,,s maj ue ueciaea upon, 'tno terms
limo inai iniHC ii-voiis vvouiu "c nnnoull,.(.d the taking over of live Oov- ,,.,.. ... ,.., ,. .... ..,, uidconen town. Una has ratuled Hie Pederal nrohihltlon ulso require the lestltutlon nf nit
and spread further, like "a eminent steamers t. be utllweil for cign .uiiili iic.iio.is spctui, out- ........... ,.,,. is ,cp,ese,itlng . , , ,,, manufacturing machinery, etc.. taken
lenre1"aStheKoehilscheZeltung''""c . "o.a'ukee will 'be en. "" tlie. -' renel foreign policy, ,he x J?TJZi resolution adon.ed las. Kf,,'bv (loM"e. 1.lI?:i reB'?n"' "hlch It Is
ely entitled one ot Its sangulno gaged In transatlantic service to and made nt tne same time as Ucmen- is keeping vvmc-.i on . .- r..- '.., ... possioie 10 ineniuy. nils was tiecldeit
1,-iiimnliantlv achieved all their ivarldmin s!i,imiui.- nnnni.iiees. nnnarenih
---- -tr -- --
aims uml whose confldenco In tub
Continued " 1'ate Wlvteen Culiiinn Tnu
FIVE DIE IN TROLLEY WRECK
ohio Ca,r p t
Columbuv, Ohio, Jan, 14.- (lly d, p.)
ii. r,ortnn urn dead inn n Imif
Vivo P"W' a.n.U .U. ''""
, dozen other passcngcrn are mote or less
seriously Injured as the lesujt of an
t. .i..iJn liitnrnrhtin roan l.ntllnn IU
umo ciecn.u "'"-"" "","''"
track at London. Ohio, last night. Tho
' .1... A n. n
1. N". Aeschllman. aged forts, farmer.
Wauseon. Ohio; Mrs. Olen Langdon,
Columbus: Frances needer, and a
brother, from London, Ohio, und an un
hlentlilcd colored woman.
Among the Injured Is C. A, Lowe,
Pores. N. C, and Ralph Moore, colored,
Running at full spwd the car jumped
Sit, track in the nter of the city,
unged against a building and over-
ie trafik lr. the
fur Autre Trial
Foreman AndrcvV Alcorn, ma
chlnlst, IMG North SIMy-llfth street.
Harry lliizlctt. machinist, 2671
Chin leu II. Winner. assistant
Ijiijit, 8605 MurKot street.
Hut ry C. Patterson. Ironworker.
1303 North Flfty-lifth street.
II. A. lluchlcr. clerk. 213 North
John May. 2358 Hast Oonlon
Wesley Johnson, colored, uphol
stered, Blghty-sKth street ana
John J. Hussoti, elcik. .1010 As
Km nk Wlsse'-t, printer. 118 Moyn-niciisln-;
James Johnson, builder, 2031 Fltz
.Intnes Watt, boilei maker, 1)333
John W, Schmidt in, real estate,
2222 North 'Jro.ul street
. Ambler Says That De
fendant Wanted- to
lien tne iri.ll ol jouii .u. -mmiii. i,m - .
iner euy sureur. en.iiKeu .hh uun-
Inal libel by Senator Vare, was In gun
to,1''' before Judge Audtnrled. an nl-1
tempt was made bj IT.
tn.l.l.r. a brnlhei-ln-law of Senator
,!,.,. to Bi,uv, that Nobre had i-ought
.ild that -Senator Vare "should have
lnken bitter care" of him. The dc
I fendant. tho witness asserted, said he
'uoulil like to take the first opportunity
to "nut a crimp in Vare's political
Ions, anil was almost wining ,
to c0 to Ja . do it
On being cross-examined bj Joseph P
MeCullen, Doctor Ainbln- admitted he
vaHfJ Qn nMot Vnre the night bcfoie
Nobre told Councils' rinance Committee
the Senator had been partially paid for
1(. ttl)rk ,m i-cnKUl! inland I'm It and had
also called on Nolire the dn following.
It was this Matement made b Nobro
which led to his arrest last March.
Mr. MeCullen nccuted Doctor Amblei
of acting as a go-between In the case.
"I told Nobre he would bo foolish to
s'am the Vares." uplled Doctor Am
bler. "I .went to Nobre for his own
Assistant District Attoioney Maurcr
....A....l A. ....... l..n.ll..iT ... tl... rlnmi.M
Committee meeting last Match, when
Vobre asserted that Senator Vaie- had
been paid I'l.uOO.f the 150.00 cluln.
" 'naac "Kainn t.io c 15
T''C clause on which the charge is
. , ,,i....
tl,. .1111, Attorney McCul en asked tii.il
chaige be dWpo.ed c.f at this'
under these cunsincniioim weiu 11..1. ....-
wltm.,S(,s fur tlle pm.ecutioi. Include
Senator Vare, Congressman William S
vare. i ik.iiriii.in n'iinn-j - ..,....,
Cjiiiinlttee end sevei.il iijvvs-
"auKue: ne wu.c .., .. .,,,,...
Board for Private Operation
Ti, fli-si mrreh.int sie.uiier allocated
lo this port by the I lilted Slates ship-
ninir boani fn- nrivatc oneiation docked
ping boaid fn- private opeiation 'docked
.-.-- - -. - - .
.? "" 'l:Vnii Kt.e! eaico carrier
Ozaukee, which has been turned over to
l1"0. i',u,'rie,1 'nml i lews' of uie assign
.''.'.'..' ".'."..i .-,n nn from ibiK ,-itv
r..... Tii.ini.inii.ii .i iia nrRt r ti iiniini-
VEXED PROBLEM SOLVED
' j.inan nn,j th
lulled States, the Ko-
i it van - r -. --,. -
,. .1 11 ii.. ,.,.., i. .i
of the Chinese eastern und Siberian
railroads which for some time has been
regarded with concern.
The plan, according to thc paper, I .-
CuTl "appointment of oh'n V. Hie-
nUil mifrtitlitn 'lnilrv 11 Inlnt coillMllS
"!' ' !: ...... i : . -
. Ill" M W.v.Ml .. -. .... --
J". .. . .
, inner iicwsimiiris bu mac tiiie-iis..
Ambassador Morils soon w I go to SI-
beria In tnnectlon with the ralhoad
COLONEL HOUSE IMPROVING
Paris . Dispatch Contradicts Un
confirmed Humor of Death
P.rli, Jan. 13, 8:40 p. m. Colonel
House, who Is confined to his residence
by Illness, was reported this evening to
An absolutely unconfirmed rumor In
Nevt York and Philadelphia today said
that Colonel House had died.
, nn,.mo . , Tt . i r. -r. i position lURCH ill icgurii iu loianu,; -vie j-u ...i ,,
t German, i........ .....l TTn te,l States Reach H, ... n-u. .. .,. ..i ....... .,.'! Colonel Hatch's lettei. to chitj oul the
e- V'a" ;;. Rnilrnml Sihintii... ' wnel C ' ,-ra,KUU """ ""threat ... put bluejackeis ami marines
tho iol. b'-""v'" "" " .representing me iucis, on ench corner m ruiiiuiiiiniii n pro-
victorious '.r.un(llll . . elClI Issue ot Uorder htatcs ...; .,.,,.
U. S. OPPOSES
Balance of Power Scheme
(flashes With America's
MAY KKCOUINIZK ALL
France Would Impose Outside
Organization Instead of
NKKD DEFINITE 1'6T!CY
Polish and Russian Altitudes-
Must Take Precedence
Over. World League
By CLINTON V. GILBERT
MnfT 'irrrpomlf nt of thr i:rttlnjr 1'tih
lie l.filtfrr ultli tli Prmr KrlrKRtlon
My Special Cable
( owtotit, Jprj, h'j pubix I.ruiitr t o. ,
Paris, Jim. M. That the sharpest
"- '0 tho delegate to the
.Peace Conference is the tiucstion of
i ., , , . .
tiic policy to be pursued in eastern
!.... t 1., ... ii.i..
'lit bv il
. . I
"""I"' " iuuKl. iu num.
statement in Le Tenuis that
,,.l,l sll tmnrid to Pnbind Platle nature. Mr. llaker also has
1CU would ceiKl troops to louml;r,ttm He.ral books under tho pen
in tint.. l!n1i lU,. 1)nl. .!..!)! Llnl f l....l.l l!nli.nll" 1 I . II nil
tu null iK(t inu iiuinitu irvi iu.u
' " ....... ...
evoKcu nil inuiRnam uuiliai Dy inc
munitions thnn men.
The Allied Governments and1
. . , ..,.., ,. .....
America nave ncsuaicti uecause iwo
rousu novel iimcnis exist.; uecause
they are not certain the Poles will
use these aims in ways the Peace
Conference will approve, ami be-
. ,i. Allip,, .nn,l the Amerlran
cause Hie Allies anil uic vnicncan
Governments have been unable to
ucrce, thus far, on the policy for
eastern Europe. ,
U. S. Faors Real Government 1
America's pence envoys evidently
favor the real Polish Government,
set up by the people themselves and
the presidency of General
This Government is not
Bolshevist, hut rather n Socialist
, popuist combination, and it is said
1 0nrt nf oil IWHooc
10 liae tllu support Ol all tactions
. . , . ., . . . .
' n .,, i i. .... tj..,:
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dent Pilsudski to admit the Dmoiv-
ski combination into the present
government and place it in charge
of the foreign arfails of Poland.
France Would Impose Uule
Tlio issue produces a typical sit
uation existing between France and
Ameiica. Amoiicu in all cases in-
clines towaid recognizing tlie exist-
ing governments, even in Kussia
wliere the mistake of the Allied
nnliev now is comintr to bo reeotr-
ninil. h'ennen lines nn nn tho side
r n, .n.ti,.. !iii.. ..
"' ",l-. "", '""' " ""' b '"
ward imposing governments on the
ward imposing governments on the
People from outside and opposing
i)c sending of aid, even of food, to
Poland until Dmowski has been ad-
. . . . . . .
ceau s speecn, declaring lor a bal-
.,.,. nf nnwpt- Iii F.nrnnp. is heino-
"" r , ,, ., f
shnrulv criticized bv the Flench
snarpi cuncizeu u iiie i lentn
Liberal press, especially for the
'ri,e !SsUC tn Poland seems to bo
... i i .i. i i... ....
the common issue in the border tor-
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run riiri tiiiiii sxu in iiii inriinr
' ntory between Kussia and Gel many.
, When the KUSSian revolution came
the landed proprietors of this sec-
C'ont.n, .ihin.n KUM
UnDnB QP CUID
II lIluLiLiULJ UuuIilJ Ullll
r., .. ... ir:.,.l It!,,!,,.. A...-1.I.. '-!
i n; . ...... .........r ....cu.,.u un,
, FrolI1 T.:8 l)ort
vVlielesa messages vicre sent oui to-
.. m infi.in tim Ansnldn "d. in '.mi.
ton steamer, which leiurted veslerday
that she wuh In distress 12(1 miles south-
least or haoie isianu. .coining nas n- i
' beard from her since. I
Ihn Ansaido 3d sailed from this ivnt
January 7 for Genoa, with steel and
machlner-. She Is an Italian vessel,
owned by the Socletle Nasctonnlo dl Nav.
agazlone. and Is commanded by Captain
The wireless received jesterday gavo
no hint of the trouble nor of its seri
ousness. The cargo pf the Anraldo 3d Is valued
at more than SOO.QOO.
. .!.,..- ..i : ... T..1 i i .... . . .... .1 .nL..i nne in eii.ee m
DELEGATES OF RUSSIA
MAY BE ADMITTED TO
OPENING PEACE SESSION
RAYS. BAKER HIS
Correspondents Will Get Details
of Pence Procedure From Presi-
dent Press Representative Principles
Purl. .Inn. II- (!ly A. I'.) President prl.. Jan. II. lllj A. P.) Prcsl
Wilson lms decided to communicate wltli .,,, M-i,nn i r,,i.iPrlnir n -.nonklnc
ilie riiri'svntntlcii of the American
icwHpnpcrv, of which there are more
than lilt) 1 tl PurtM. 11irnll1i thn ludtnin
of a publicity agent Ih.y Stanr.nnl HI tal.e him into many of the principal
n.l.er. a lormcr magazine writer, has " n" ll " l'0'lble that he ma
beet, elcittil as tile agenl. ' ,,,ut'h the Pacific coast Ills plans are
The plan, a announced to.laj, Is for " "N matured, but it Is brllci,ed
,, ... ,..,, , , that he lias il yeussed the p alls with his
Piexlilent Wllinn or (omc nicinlier of nii"i.,,
the iiieile.iu mission to loinmunleale w,Jh rnKrc.. oul of the way early
In Mr llaker such details of the pro- , , jmrc.i, jjr Wilson would hao un
.erilingM as wire not euitn.icrd In the j opportunity for BUcl: n tour before re-ollii-l.il
llled t'oiuinunliiucH and which turning to llurope. should lie follow his
the President ihslres to mnlte pulillc, I original plan and if Ills return should
Mr HaKer conve Ing tho Information to '" necessary. He would also lmc time
.1 . I.,,IU
'"""' .' ,
i lie I'orresponueniH win i.oi nae orig I
i inal contact with the bouice of Itiforinu-
Kn, Slunnanl HaUer has lcon a news-
Iiiii titln. Mini iii'illnn awl t till tllttii
isir; Ho was managing ditor of the
l?or and one of tl eiiltnro nf the
lAineiK - .in Magazine from ISOi; to 1915.
in... i... i ,,n...i mii.m ,.t..r,..i n. m-
he lire inn- attached to the committee on .
public infoi niatloii. He Is the author of I
a number of books, chh lly of a cnuti-m-
..I . il. .. ... ..... II. 11 .!-,. ii tun li ii u
ihiiui' wi i'umu xnnju. .r- i..
born In Michigan, but his home I" In
Dcnlal was made this attcrnoou by Senator Vove that he
lohl l'ounrr City Surveyor John M. Nolire to change figuies or
touce.-il nnjthlns legarcting the contract for filling Government
aveiups nt League Island Park. This was the chief fcatuic today
of the tvlnl of Nobre, In Common Pleas Court. He is chniged by
the Scnatoi with criminal libel.
SENATE COMMITTEE TO DISCUSS RELIEF APPROPRIATION
WASHINGTON, Jan. 14. A meeting ot the Senate np-
pioprlntloiii committee late today for preliminuiy discussion of
procuduie ou the measure which passed the House yestetdoy
oppioprlating $100,000,000 for iclief of the suffering- In Euiopc
was. tailed by Senator Martin.
ON HATCH ADVICE'
.. . .
ja beeretar Will Act in
Vice Situation if
GETS MAYOR'S LETTER!
Seiirlnry of tne Navy liainel.s liar, lo . IniliiiinipiilN, Jan. U. Ill . I, i -all
,ippirni cv. adopted a "watthtul lndlai.a tatltlcd the piohlbitloa amend-
waiting' pulie toe. aril
,i,u viev siiif.itlou and is prepared m
t,i.,c vismous steps if It a;ipeats that
the sallon, soldiers end marines aic- e-:-
poed to immoral condlUo.is
When asked tl.i 'u Washington, if
liid not leC.-IVCII
some kind of a
letter fro:a Major snillii
""l'B , . ....,. ,,
-iinii. Ultul or a leeie: ip hhix. ,
.. , .. ,. ., ,,...,....
' '. , , ,,, ;,, f tii, letter
..,,',1 iml hc Intended to do aboat the
,,,..... n i.-.s bien watehlnit all
,i, i'Ji,i.ni of h nasi; is watching
," wUI n'ul"c us wl.,c" ,Iure ,ls
imlepemlini iicllon by the
..J... .. ,..nt nrieiup us when there Is
"Colonel Hatch is u murine oilleer
jou know," replied the secretary slgnin-
I shall take that notion If
Colonel Hntcli Hnds II necessarj anil au-
"Y,,,,, stales Commissioner Long sent
letter to Director Wilson, or tne De-
artment of Safety, prnlslng the police
, SlnKn.' lor M ,,, In
11 ,1.111 iivu' niiiiiri'iiii' iiiiiri-r uir inn iniv v.
" I ' . .... i ..n .1.- ..
ii. i. .1, luce-Ktil'orchii? oilleer for the nil: V.
laiplv havu not neen as acnvo as
-Tbit argues, nilnia facia, to me." he
.. ........ .,. .,... i. ........ i........ ..I
- ,,,', - ' .... j ,
and that, witue tucy are still doing
I their duly, they find no vice lo stamp
out and fewer arrests to make."
Here's a prcttu hoW'dcdo!
Cloudv lonl(7(t and Wednesday, too,
Tcmperatuief Oh, not much chanpc
While the gentle southwest breesei
rnr na iiaic i neeei kiv.-, ...v.,,. .-.-,, iv nn in inp view in.ir ir eennii ,p nv
TOUR OF U.S. ON I
Discusses Trip to Encourage Sen-
timent Supporting His Peace
tour of the fulled States when he re-
i turns home. It Is said that this trip
r HIS IIUn,l-l ,,.. ".... v. .,.,- .,
enlng of an et
raorciinar sexton of
he decide to call one
roneres should I
The ohjeit of his propoird speaking
lour would he to Inform the country bj
personal contact of the proceedings lit
Paris and at the Mime time sound oul
and encourage public sentiment in sup
port of the peace principles lie has enun
ciated and which he feels hae been ac-
elalmid by the masses in l.urope
The Presidint has told bis friends that
he considers the reception given him by
o, people of Kuiope not as a personal
hidorscment but nn approvnl of his peac.-'
. . .. ... ,.. t ..
principles. He Is being urged therefore
to malce a spenKing tour to gle op-
"?rtu"1'y VUl lr.!1U!L,r.,"!!nif.''.s'.!ons
of public opinion In his own country.
28 STATES VOTE
FOR DRY NATION
r i t 1 in
Indian;!. Arkansas. Illinois
I and N. Carolina Swing
Into Line Toihr
ONLY a -MORE NEEDED
meat to the I'esleial i onstltutmn today.
Following the action of the Mate Senate
.vesteiilay in' approving the amendment,
the Houi-e tnda;, took si.nllai action by
n vote of H7 to 11
little Hoi-I.. Art.., Jan. 14 U.e a vote
of 5-.' to ii, tlie Senate of the Atkansas
Legl'l.iturc lodn adopted tlie resolution
ratif Ing the Federal prohibition am. nd-
inent. 'I he amendment pntsed the House
.rlin.-ili.hl. 111.. Jan. n. He a e.ite
These .Mates Increase the number of
ratifications to twenty-eight Atilrma-
ve action nj clgnt more States Is
eded to make the nation bone dij
OFFICER ACCUSED OF MURDER
Lieut. Col. Rutherford, of British
Army, Arrcsteil on travc Charge
London. Jnn. 14 -iUj A Pi -A sen-
sailon vvns caused in military clr-
cles today when It was learned that
i.ieutcii.int Colonel Norman Cecil Ruther-
wllfuil murd"r of '.Major Miles Chiries
' He-ton, of Melbourne The alleged mur-
'"'r occurred ut tl e residence of Major
.a-ry'fte'j'SJfic "! n'nd".".'
nil i n-f uus bphii i ii fii i ir- 11111 ninnn iinnu.i
n.. .. . . -i. . . .. " . .v.
ino ihkd were sene ior u rew minutes
Major Seton dead vvltli three
iwie-i hum ..urn .iirjr mut.u inry luuiiu.
'wu,i,, (ii inn ,(u.(j, ,ii iritauiin lor mo
..A. .ml. In l.ln ...i.lt. .PI.. ........n.. f ...
snooinig ruve noi ueen enscioseii
NEW YORK GIANTS SOLD
Stoncliuni, McGraw and McQuade
i ew Vork, Jan. 14. The controlling
Interest in the New Vork National
i.eague ciuo neiu uy me estate or John
T. linish, was sold today to Charles A.
Rtoneham, a broker; Judge Francis X.
McQuade and John J, McGraw. The
sum or 11.000.000 vvns said to have been
paid tor the controlllngOnteresi.
Great Powers Eacli
Entitled to Send
Will Take Over German
Commercial Fleet in Ex
change for Food
FOCH TAKES REVISED
ARMISTICE TO TREVES
council Prepared to Work 12
Moms Daily on World
) ie Associated 1're.s
l'uris, Jan. 14. Russia may be ran-
,l"enieci. together with till the other
nations thai wen- engaitcl in tho mf
,,..Ins. ,-.rmn,. . ,, ' " .
nermanj, at tle first formal
imentltlr - t f ,1. n. ri
'"" ,u" or tlie Peace Conference.
wiutlier Itus.sla will haVe Present at
' '"at time a delegation of ,,,...,
i Russians, irrespective of i.arty. or
, other spokesmen. If any. probably will
be decided at tlio next meeting pre-
iimui.irv to the Congress. This will
bo held tomoriow, becauso of the
opening of the session of the French
Opposition of the French Govern
ment to the British plan for admis
sion of representatives of the Husslan
Soviet together with other elements
of the Russian population, was voiced
on Saturday by M. Plchon, the Foreign
All the delegations, with the excep
tion of the French, which will be oc
cupied with parliamentary affairs, will
employ their time in preparations for
Wednesday's meeting. President Wil
son pluuiied to enirnge in a series of
( informal conferences with British and
French repi csentntlves.
' leanp Comes First
'Hie first question to come up before
mi- actual Peace Conference will be
that of the proposed league of na
tions, and it was made known today
that It had been planned for tho con
ferees to devote twelve hours dally to
this work, ir necessarj. until it Is on
the way to completion
There is some reason for believing
tliat the first plans for the structure
of a league of nations to be laid be
fore the conference piobalily will be
somewhat composite, representative
"f " co"',e"hUh of opinion on tho part
of tho American. British am. FreW
"'""""i". i"' nave neen Ulscussins
the subject. It will not purport to be
a llnlshed pioduct, but U Intended to
eere as a -tarting point for develop
ment. Marsna' 1 nth tlie Allied comman-ilc-.in-chief.
is todiij on the way to his
headquarters at Treves to meet the
German delegates and lay down terms
for thp etensloii of the .irml.tlo
TIie:e was some disposition during
esterday's confetences to make the
terms of tlie extension more drastic
than had al first been pioposed, but
this was lint carried out.
KM'liailire Food for I'lerl
'-"lie extension howevei. provide
ful" llle turning over of tile German
commercial fleet to transport troops,
hi exchange for food; for the icstltu-
lion 01 material miteii rrom France
and Belgium and for full compliance
...11. .11.. .....mr. nf .Un !l , t
""" l"v """ ' "'- "iiBiimi armi-
thout a iiulcker revival "of economic
life than the payment of an equivalent
The financial clauses concern the
gold reserve of the Relchsbank ana
tlu issue of monej by Germuny.1 Mar
shal Foch, when he meets the Germun
armistice delegates, will make sugges-
means of issuing bank notes. Guaran-
tees will be required regarding any
removal of the Reichbank's gold from
Berlin in view of Bolshevik nctlvl-
Tlp "vul conditions demand strict
compliance with the ronulrementa of
the original armistice concerning tho
," ben nplf T th "no
ouelt.r beracd,nl;c,geadrl11ntg, tNhe
i iiiv. u mt i w it w. ..l - n uj inn
Annmi'itlnti nf (ippmim nnrlo .i itin
Allies, un nun ue-n n-i'vnvu,
All llllcrc-oiiiiH iinium Ol yeaier-
day's meeting, as ulso of Sunday's.
was tnut moru man iwo nours or the
discussion was conducted In French.
of which neither President Wilson nor
Secretary of Htato Lansing lues a con.
versatlonal knowledge and which
David Lloyd George, the British Pr.9
mlcr, understands to only a limited
extent. All tho conversations con
cerning the renewal of tho urmlstlce
were conducted In French.
The French pi ess today gives PresJ.
dent Wilson credit for ths deolsloo
by which Braxil secures three dele
gates to the Peace Congress, and for -
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