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NO. 5420 yg;agSsS.fl WASHINGTON. D.C.. WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 7. iMi-irem-nm. D.^TO
===^ 1-^??????? ***>'' *T ImilN U tkt Int. CAN ?j CJENT
TO WIN RIGHTS
Allies Ready to Modify
* Mandates to Meet
Claims of U. S.
NOTE SETS FORTH
Secretary Asks Changes
To Protect U. S. Commerce.
There now every reason for
eonfldence that Secretary of State
Hughes is destined to win all that
he has contended for In the dispute
with the allieff over the disposition
of the territories ceded by Germany
and its allies to the principal victors
<ft the world war.
The Justice of Mr. Hughes' contention
that" America, by virtue of
| its contribution to the victory, possesses
an inalienable fifth Interest
in the former German colonies and
la entitled to equal rights In the
territory ceded by Turkey, already
has been conceded by the allies
They set out to ignore the United
States in the formulation of the
mandates for these territories, ostensibly
because America was not
represented In the supreme council
at the time, and they paid no attention
to the Wilson administration's
protest against approval of
the Japanese mandate by the
league of nations council because
America was not represented in the
Shown Treaty Violation.
When Mr. Hughes took the matter
In hand, however, the allies
changed their attitude. He demonstrated
that the allies in ignoring
the United States were violating
a provision of the Versailles
treaty and were depriving the
United States of rights conferred
by that treaty which were unimpaired
by the failure of America to
ratify that contract.
Thereupon, the allies asked the
United States to state what changes I
it desired in the drafts of the Aj
mandates for Mesoptamia and other ;
former Turkish territories, and of |
the B mandates for former German
possessions In Africa, which classes
yt mandate- are awaiting the approval
of the league of nations
council. The allies also Indicated
* their willingness to revise the
terms of the C mandates for the
Pacific Islands, approved by the
league council in December. 1920.
in such manner as might be agreed
upon by the United States and
Japan in the discussion of the disposition
of Yap* the cable and radio
center in the Western Pacific.
The note dispatched by Mr.
Hughes to the allies last week sets
forth in detail the changes the
United States desires made in the
provisions of the A ahd B mandates
so as to protect American interests.
In a general way Mr. Hughes in
this note %isists on such revision
of the mandates as shall eliminate
any possible discrimination against
the United States and its nationals
In the mandated territories because
America Is not a member of the
league of nations. I
Furthermore, he Insists that In
regard to commercial concessions In
these territories there shall be no
discrimination or monpolies and
that the open door for American
commercial equities shall be maintained.
The capitulatory rights provided
In some of the mandates, until governments
fully protective of foreign
rights and interests are established.
Mr. Hughes also suggests shouW be
Included In other mandates. Likewise
he proposes that the provisions
rotective of missionaries snd their
activities be broadened in some of
the mandates in which they were
more narrowly drawn than In
Asks Guarantee* to l'. J*.
The note is based :ipon the policy
of asking on territory or other
tangible possessions for the United
States, but Insisting on the guarantee
to America of the same
rights as the allied powers snd the
members of the league of nations
In the mandated territories, lespite
the fact that the United States is
not a member of the league.
The right of the United States to
a voice in the disposition of Mesopotamia
and other former Turkish
possessions. although a tsate or
war between America and Turkey
never was declared. Is based on the
reasoning that the victory over
Turkey Is inseparable from the
German victory to which the United
States contributed. It was assumed
by Mr Hughes that the allies do
not desire to ignore such fundamental
principles or to use mandates
as vehicles of discrimination.
The question of oil and other concessions
In Mesopotamia, which
Great Britain and France have
taken steps to control to the exclusion
of American enterprise. Is
not dealt with in the note except
|ri principle. ?
very hard winter i
^CHICAGO. Sept. 6.?William G. i
McAdoo. former Secretary of the
Treasury, who was in Chicago todav
en route to Newton. Kans.. i
says that with 6.000.000 men out of
work now and more being laid ofr
every day. the American people
should realize they *re facing a
hard winter financially, and should
prepare to meet It face to face.
Is up to the Hepublican ad
ministration." said McAdoo. "They ;
have had opportunity for the return
of normalcy, although one ,
must realise that It cannot be ac- i
com pi i shed In a short time. <
McAdoo said he did not believe
that the harvesting of the crops 1
would help materially, pointing out <
that farmers are "broke" now and I
that returns from the harvest will '
g |a former years, '
Seeing There Is Nothing More for Him to Do the President's Helper
Takes a Much Needed Rest?By J. N. Darling ?
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PENN. RAILROAD *
Officials Refuse to Call
New Election by Shop
CHICAGO. Sept. 6.?The Pennsylvania
Railroad today notified the |
United States Railroad Labor Board
that it would not obey the order
to meet Federated Shop craft officials
to draw up a new working
Notice was given in a statement
by Elisha Lee, vice president of tne
In effect, the statement puts the
Pennsylvania system in defiance of
the rail labor board and gives notice
that It will maintain its "open
shop" policy in so far as the selection
of employe representatives to
meet the executives on labor questions
Caaaot Eaforcr Order.
The board will conslfte'r this development
at an executive session
tomorrow. It was declared. Beyond
censuring the officials of the railroad.
the board has no authority to
act when one of its orders is violated.
as is openly done In this case. |
Union officials declared that they
would wait for the board meeting
before making any announcement of
The contention is the outgrowth
of a decision in which the board
ruled that the Pennsylvania must
meet the officers of the system federation
No. 90 in electing employe
representatives for a conference to
pass on working rules because the
majority of its shop employes were
members of that organization.
It declared the election held by
the carrier disenfranchised most of
the union employes and ordered another
election. The Pennsylvania
then gave notice that it would not
obey this order, but later President
Samuel Rea asked for more time to
consider the problem.
Today's decision flatly declares
that "such a course we do not think
we can honorably pursue," and declares
that the board has exceeded
its authority by "gratuitous and
"Our differences with the Labor
Board arise out of the fact that while
Congress plainly created It as a
board of mediation to act In'disputes
which railroad managers anfl
railroad employes were unable to
settle between themselves, the board
has gone far beyond that scope and
assumed very largely the role of
an administrative or managerial
body with respect to the labor affairs
of the railoads," it was
IN GOLD ARRIVES
NEW TOfiK. Sept. ?.?Gold bullion
valued at nearly twenty million dollar*
haa arrived in New York tbt*
week-end. and f34.4M.M0 worth
more la on the way, according to
the Dow Jonea financial agency toiay.
La Lorraine arrived today with
H.330.M0 in sold aboard, the Mount
Clay brought over 33.000.000 direct
From Germany to pay reparation
debts, and over 37.MO.000 vaa
hipped from England laat week.
JAPAN AND U. S. BID
FOR TWO ISLANDS
American Offer of $100,000,000
for Coaling Stations
Reported in Chile.
Special Cable to The Washington Herald
and Chicago Tribune.)
SANTIAGO, Sept. 6.?From
authoritative source It kH been
learned that Japan and the
United States are bidding
against each other for the purchase
of San Felix and San Ambrosia
Islands from Chile, each
desiring them for ucoaIIng stations."
The government Is making an
effort to avoid publicity in the
matter until It makes a decision,
but a well laformed source report*
that the 1/nlted States Is
offering 9100,000.000 for the two
Islands. Tke American offer
appears to be excessive, considering
the smallaess of the
Islands, wklck are close to Co(fulmbo,
but this Is explained
by the faet .that tkey offer
naval domination of tkU part of
It la also reported tkat Japan
made an offer for tke Faster
Islands when It was learned tkat
tke United Statea was negotiating
for tkelr purckase.
Japan's efforts to buy the*
islands for wklck tke United /
States l? negotiating puts tke
Ckllean government In a difficult
situation, since a decision
means ckoosing whether Its best
Interests are In keeping close to
tke United Stntes or to Japan,
as It la believed unlikely tkat
either will buy the islanda unless
assured tkat tke otker
group will not be sold to Ita
AUTO BANDIT TIES
VICTIM IN WOODS
Hacker Bound With Wire
After Hold-Up Takes
Bound with wire, after being
robbed of hi* automobile valued at
17,000, 9300 In cash and a diamond
ring worth $50, Clarence Beall. of
(01 Stanton place northeast a public
hacker, was left lying In the wooda
adjoining the Mount Vernon pike,
about two ml)ee below Alexandria,
by a lone bandit laat night.
Ten minute* ^ after he was attacked.
Beall managed to free hlm etf
and reported the holdup to tha
Alexandria and Dlatrlct police.
Beall claimed that he wa* driving
the bandit to the home of a friend
when tha man pre**ed a gun Into
hi* back aid compelled him to atop
Light picture wlr* vfaa uaed to
bind the hacker, after which tha
bandit drove the machine for a
short distance to the wooda where
he deposited Beall.
Pollca were told that BeaU picked
up the man at Twelfth street and
Pennaylvanla avenue northweat.
shortly after 7 o'clock to drive him
to Alexandria. After paaalng
through the town, thay apent about |
an hour trying to locate tha home
Of the paaaenger'e auppoaed friend.)
AT JERSEY RESORT
Charms the Atlantic City
Folk Gathered at
(By Staff Correspondent.)
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.. Sept.
Pretty little Margaret Gorman won
the heart of Atlantic City here this
afernoon. Arriving a 5:30, she was
met at the station by a huge crowd,
curious to get a glimpse of the
young woman whose photograph is
as familiar here as It 1s In her
Mrs. Charles Endicott. wife of the
director general of the pageant;
Mrs. Bader, wife of the mayor, and
the mayor himself, all were on
hand to greet her. Before going
CONTINUED ON PAGE NINE.
South American Problem
^eeps Mediators at Work
GENEVA, Sept. 6.?Today's session
of the league of nations assembly
resolved itself Into long
hours of political Jockeying In an
attempt to stave off action by the
South American delegates which
might have brought about a rupture
of their relations with the
The assembly once more postponed
discussion of the agenda,
taking up routine matters in order
to permit the South American disputants
to patch up their difficulties
outside the general essslons.
Mediators, Including Lord Robert
Cecil, who was exceptionally active,
worked throughout the night to
reconcile the Chilean-Bolivian difculties.
but without success. There
are still no signs of an agreement.
Aramayo, head of the Bolivian
delegation, in an interview, declared
that while his country was
anxious to avert the present crisis
in its connection with the league
it had. absolutely determined not to
withdraw "the legitimae request
that league revise the Chilean
treaty of if04.
"We have absolute Instructions
from our government to maintain
our stand." he declared.
AND GUARDS CLASH
ELJZABETHTON, 111., Sept.
Armed guards patrol all, roads leading
ltno this town and Koslelare,
ten miles away, as the result of the
fighting between striking miners
and mina guard*.
More than 200 miners, who have
been on strike at Raalclare for tan
months, are now living In tents la
the hills. Reports that could not
be con Armed here declare (hat mine
guards burned the miners' tents, in
Beyond Control of Fighterg,
Many Other Places Menaced,
McGRATH. Minn., Sept.
Sweeping before a twenty-flve-mile
sale, with hundreds homeless, considerable
loss of life feared and
property damage running Into the
millions, forest Ares in the Minnesota
lumber camp region are beyond
the control of foresters, national
guard troops aqd volunteer
fighters late tonight.
Half a dosen towns northeast
of McGrath, in Aitkin County, are
endangered, as fires sweep east on
a four-mile front.
State Forester Cox warned that
the situation was becoming more
serious hourly as the wind Telocity
incressed. Solona. Arthyde. Ellson,
Denham, Willow River and Sturgeon
Lake were endangered, it was ssid.
Owe Tow* Destroyed.
Increasing winds made possible
destruction approaching the calamity
of 1918 when millions of acrea
in this section were burned and
more than 300 persons trapped. The
town of White Pine, a lumber camp
thirty miles east of Mllle Lacs, is
reported totally destroyed.
White Pine, a lumber village,
was destroyed today, all lnhab'.-J
tants had tied from bolona, and 500
national guardsmeir and volunteer |
Are fighters were working to save
McGrath, although the fire is now
eleven miles nortth of that place.
Fires have broken out throughout
this territory because of the
prolonged drought and early frosts,
91,000,000 Lose at White Plae.
Losses of standing timber and
lumber at White Pine will toal $1,000.000,
It Is estimated. Fires near
Rlverton are threatening farmers'
homes and Are flfhtrrs are being
sent from Brainerd.. It Is also reported
that Isle, a small town south
of Mills Lacs, has been destroyed
At Arthyde conditions have become
so serious that Adjutant General
Rhinow has dispatched 100
guardsmen to that place and all
farmers lving near the own are
fighting to save their homes.
Roads leading Into McGrath from
the north are filled with refugees,
many of them afoot and carrying
their most prised belongings. They
are being moved to safety by 'State
Gov. Preus is directing the battle
against the flames r.t McGrath.
Lall Doea Net Last.
Hopes entertained early In tne
day that the flames were under control
appear to have been without
base. At daybeak a dead calm had
relieved the forest fire situation In
the district between Mllle Lacs and
Duluth. according to reports to the
State forester's office.
Between 700 and 800 national'
guardsmen at that time were helping
forest men battle flames around
White Pine, Solona and McGrath;
McGrath, in the path of the flames,
was relieved of danger today when
the wall of fire died down at seven
miles from the town.
BOLD MAIL BANDIT
MAKES HIS ESCAPE
Under Fire, Is First to Get
Away From McNeils
TACOMA, Wash.. Sept. Roy
Gardner, the most daring mall bandit
In the West, who staged a sensational
escape from McNeil's
Island. Federal penitentiary, from
which no prisoner had ever gained
his freedom before, was still at
Gardner, with two other convicts,
made a break for the wall
during a tense moment In the Labor
Day ball game In the penitentiary
liberty-yard. The Other two were
shot by guards, but Gardner, whose
exploits have startled the Pacific
Coast for years, escaped.
Bloodhounds, scores of guards
and police, and many volunteer
searchers scoured the island today
to find the bandit, whose name is
a by-word for daring from Washington
"to Mexico. Every inch of
the heavily wooded island was
searched, without result.
It Is now believed that he has
matched the daring of his escape
by gaining the mainland. How this
could have been accomplished is
inconceivable, unless the escape
When Gardner hurdled the wall,
with a dosen guards emptying their
rifles at him, he dashed Into a herd
of graslng cattle and stampeded
them. When the great clouds of
dust had settled, he was gone. Be
had served two months of a fiftyyear
Two months ago be handcuffed
two deputy sheriffs who were taking
him from San Francisco to the.
penitentiary, with their own handcuffs,
and gained five days of freedom
by plunging from a rapidly
moving express train.
Amherst to Build Monument.
LYNCHBURG, Va., Sept. Residents
of the town of Araherat have
started a movement to secure a
monument at the courthouse to the
memory of the Confederate soldiers.
The board of supervisors of tha
county is to be asked to aid th,
Samara Peasants Starve
While Stores Sell Food
Floyd Gibbons Can Buy Meal for $1.50, But
600,000 m State of Samara Have
Nothing to Eat.
'flmrttl ?^Jf If.*** *"*11 no " ?? nor doctor* enough, to u**** * .)
certain the cause*. There haa been
*T rWTD GIBBONS. no record of the hurt ale. Staff
SAMARA, Ruasia, Aii|. 28 (By have been kept in the cemetery
Courier to Riga. Sept. ?.)?Vladimir *" the time, but
SokoLky, the .on of a village prle.t !S?
and now communist governor of the carry the bodies away and to bury
State of Samara, says there are t"*m- He said that .a* nearly as
600,000 starving peasants In the c?u'd0 *twV? l4f
A ' , zo? persona nave been dying in the
State. Samara la three tlmea at
large aa Switzerland and of the continued ON Page THREE
- WASHINGTON MAN
~~~ WITNESSED MINE
stock for shipping haa long since pirrrr rnnu a in
been alaughtered and the breeding pll.HI NKlIM A | K
stock also. There have been many 1 1UUI 1 IW1W ftUI
reports of cats and dogs being
eaten In the towns and field rata In TaIIc Dnir P?? I
the rural dlatrlcta. The peaaants ie"S ?OW GaS Dropped
are also eating a kind of swamp FrOItl Plane KilloH
root called susak. which is like peat. uul la,,e IVlUea
and which chemists say is not pols- C_..?n InioJ??c
onous but is not nourishing. Clay OCvCH inVdQcrs,
eating Jias caused hundreds of
deatha. particularly among the children."
An aeroplane flight over the
* Statistics Kept. Jroubfei1 ,r** of Logan County, dur- |
Th. -v . . ,nB wh'ch chlorine gas In quart bot- i
tlstics m tha rhJwJtl V "v ,,e? was dropped on the Invading
tlstlcs on th. cholera and typhus miners, the opportunity to witness
ta?*'^om^onfa.,eethe,ePl DtK,h* the d",h of """d
have come so fast there has been charge a machine gun and the I
~ death of two snipers plucked from i
PERSHING DENIES ^Ksws-sstar
west, who returned from Logan. W.
A DAD IVAkllVin IP Va- wlth flr" h?nd Information on
LAdUK WUN W AK Au was 7ormlr?y"\nrbtheMUnl^"'str^
,, ,, -J-. I, A'r Service, was in Logan on a
rflMDEDC AVMrn three-d?J' business trip when he j
UUlrlrLnJ LLAIITlr.ll leased the fighting
Defeadera Beagkt Plaae*.
| The Logan defenders, composed of
General Replies Hotly to 2?X?
Cin^ASMAni L? TT^ J of Lo*an- bad purchased three aerodtatement
by Head planes fro reconnaissance and it I
rx- a In one of these planes that j
vrl A. r Of L. Wipe used in hie flight over the
-v troubles area.
- ? The defenders. according to
General Pershing administered a Wiae. had positions on a mountain
sharp rebuke to Samuel Gompers. toP- ^hile the invading miners were |
president of the American Federa- below. Here he saw the seven Intion
of Labor, last night following vmdlnE miners mowed down when
a fervi^ speech by the veteran la- *bey tried to charge a machine (
bor leader at a banquet at the *"n' ** was al,? on the scene .
Chevy Chaae Club, in celebration !?? *"? rn,p"' were Plucked by
of Marne-Lafayette Day, in which
Gompers told of the part of labor Mmr ReBew Hostilities,
in winnings the world war. General w,til arrival of the Federal
Pershing declared* troops, residents of Loan declare*
"It wasn't labor that won the j??1 ""*r*in* h*4 Logan."
war. It seems to me It s time for f'"~ . .. .T"
. _0%r there hss been little action, but the
some one to say that it wasn t concensus of opinion among reslassociation
or that wlilch won d?nu of th? WeBt Virginia town is
the war?it was the loyalty of all that hostilities will be resumed
the atraightforward American citi- when the troops are withdrawn,
sens which brooght success to the Accordin to^ Wise, the mines in
Allied cause." Logan are 'non-union and the
Opess es Gsaipers. miners of that place are satisfied
General Pershlni arose immedl- w*th conditions, the mines having
ately following Gompers' speech, in b*?n worked about seventeen years
his turn on the program, and wUhout * ahutdown.
opened his remsrks with this dec- Trying ts Form I'sies.
laration. He shouted his declara- On the other hand, a faction Is
tion, and the immense throng trying to organise a union in Logan
huahed in expectant silence aa the County, and the residetn Logan
leader of the Yankee troops in miners are reticent to organise.
France threw out his arms in a ?'"> the result that trouble started
forceful gesture toward Compels ?Tentatl *e plans o"f* teh Logan
at the other end of the room in County ralne^ w|u br|nB
concluding his heated statement. powered planes with bombing atWithout
further remark? in this tachments to that locality in ten
line. Gen. Pershing concluded his event hat trouble Is resumed folspeach.
President Gompers sat lowin the withdrawal of the Fedthroughout
the spcech and made no eraj troops, it Is said.
move to answer the general.
?,r . HUNGARIAN MOB
Praises for Gen. Lafayette and . ..o
the "dauntless courage" of Amerl- ATTACKS AUSTRIA^S
can soldiers in the second battle of
the Marne marked the combined VIENNA. Sept. t ? Warfare has
celebration of the 164th anniversary broken out between the Austrian*
of the birth of the Marquis de and Hungarians as the result of the
Lafayette and the se\-enth annlver- dispute over territory awarded by
sary of the baule of the Marne the Paris peacemaker* to Austria
in impressive ceremonies at his- and claimed by the Hungarians,
toric Mount Vernon yesterday after- Advices here today stated that
noon, followed by services in the 2.000 Hungarians attacked the
Chevy Chase Club last night. frontier village of Klrschlag. and
America's debt to Lafayette I* that Austrian regular soldiers made
eternal and the "dauntless cour- a defense of the town. So far two
age" of American soldiers in the *n have been killed and twenty
second battle of the Marne should w?unde<?
alw.ays be praised. President Hard- The battle Is declared to be
Ing* declared In a message to the progressing.
thousands who assembled to pay _ _ ,
homage to the French general. JrAlils FROM HORSE
J..r* Cables M.a.?e INJURES SOUS A
^^isssaces from Secretary of State
Mughes and Myron T. Herrlck. PHILADELPHIA. Sept. ?John
American Ambassador to France. phn, p,t rid|ng horse tried
President Mlllerand. of France, and t0 c|lmb ,nto the g,ddle and rlde
Premier Brland, of France. tandem with the famous bandmas"May
the memory of Lafayette ter here th(s afternoon as they
remain forever honored on both were passing the Huntington Valley
shores of the Atlantic and may it Country Club, whereupon Smisa reremind
each generation of all the signed his seat with precipitancy,
blood shed in common on the battle- Slightly bruised but laughing over
fields of freedom." Marshal Joffre the affair, Souss waa carried into
cabled. the club where it was ascertained
Three weeks before the President that his injuries are only trivial,
appeared before Congress to lay his He did not lead his band this afterindictment
of the Central powers, noon or evening, his place being
taken by John Dolan. a well-known
CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO. Italian cornetist. *
WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER j, 1931.
Midweek specials are offered to Herald readers
by the merchants whose names are listed below.
Page Page j
C. H. Bready 1 f National Savings * Trust
Chestnut Farms Dairy .../I Co 7
Claflin Optical Co. t Parker A Ankers 8
Delta Tour* * Penn Electric ft Gaa Co... S
Educational I People* Drug t
Equitable Bldg T Wm. S. Phillip* 7
Dr. Fltxgerald Railroad* and Steamship*, t
J. M. Gldding & Co........ S Rlemer * Co. 7
Gude Bro*. Co J Wm. Rosendorf s
Haller A Haller S C R. Simpson I
Th* Hecht Co. ./ S Dr. Smather* 8
W. B. Hibbs &Co 7 Stag Hotel S
Horning K. 8tein St Co. ?
& Kann Sons Co t Stock Exchange Securities
D. J. Ksnftnan Corp. j
Lansburgh * Brother.... ( Vienna Hat Factory ..... I
6r. Lehman y. * Wallis'Cafe t
Meyer's Shops - 1 Weschler's *
Chas. E. Miller. Inc. ( Woodward * Lothrop .... 14
National Laboratories ..... t John H. Wllklna Co. t
OF IRISH PEACE
British Cabinet Meets
Today to Answer De
King Summons Premier
To Discuss Serious
social Cable U Tbo Waahiagtea MmnM
ad Chief Trlbeaa.)
INVERNESS. S?pt. (.?This pretty
llttls town of Invsrnsss, once the
capital of the Plcttah kings of Scotland.
later where Shakespeare's
Macbeth reigned. still later the seat
of government for a few days of
Bonnie Prlncs Charlie Stewart, and
now known aa the capital of the
.Hlghlanda. has become the capital,
of the British empire for a day or
Tomorrow one of the moat momentous
cabinet meetinga In the
history of the empire asaemblea in
the town hall, a modern structure
which atands on a historic site just
I under Macbeth'a castle.
Will C?*st4er Irish *e?e.
This meeting is to determine the
issue of peace or war with Ireland.
It will consider a reply to the last
note of Eamonn de Valera, leader
of the Irish Republicans, in which
! he insists on the Irish right of selfdetermination.
The anawer it will
give may seal the fate of the British
empire, for there is no doubt
that Ireland today ia the Achilles
heel of the empire.
The town is busy today receiving
its dlatinguished guests. The hoI
tela are full of secretaiiea and
clerks summoned from London.
| Prime Minister LK>yd George. Sir
Hamar Greenwood, first secretary
I for Irelsnd. and Gen. MacReady*
I commander of the crown forces In
Ireland, with their staffs, motored
from Galrloch. about seventy miles
| away, to Brahan Castle, near Dingwall.
about twenty miles away, arriving
?eafertti Loaaa Castle.
Brahan Castle, the historic seat
of the Seaforth family, has b#?en
loaned for the occasion by Lord
(Seaforth. There the prime minister
i and his party were Joined by Lord
FitrAlan viceroy of Ireland, who
; has been staying In Inverness for
a day or two. and by Sir Robert
| Home, chancellor of the exchequer,
and Sir Robert Monroe, secretary
'for Scotland, who arrived from
London on this afternoon's train.
I Nine more cabinet members are
J traveling from London on tonighl'a
| train, which will arrive in Inverness
1 tomorrow morning.
Premier It III Meet Klsy.
King George ia a guest of Mackintosh
at Moy Hall, about twenty
miles the other side of Inverness.
I and Lloyd George has been sumI
moned to be there st rt o'clock te|
morrow morning for breakfast snd
to discuss the Irish situation with
the king before the cabinet meetI
ing is started.
Everything here point* to a serious
view of the situation by the
cabinet ministers, but members of
I the entourage of the prime min|
ister said this afternon that Lloyd
I George still is hopeful of flndinr a
way out of the apparent impasae
Robert Barton. Irish Republican
minister of foreign affairs and D#
Valera's chief courier, arrived In
Inverness this evening and will be
I in readiness to return immediately
to Ireland with the cablnet'a reply
Irish People Resent Threat
Of Force, Declares De Valera
(Special C.tl. to Th. Wa?Mn*1ea BanU
and Cbiaafa Tribune.)
praux. Sept. ?.?-If England la
issuing an ultimatum let it be an
ultimatum. Brute force haa been
uaed against small nations before.
Our nation has known It for a
long time In the present generation
even the littlest children have
experienced it. and no pretense will
hide the threat of force from being
recognized for what It ia. declared'
Eamonn de Valera to a
party of newspapermen at Mansion
House this afternoon.
Continuing, he said:
"It seems It Is a grievous political
sin these days for one to kftep
his eyes open. Plain common sense
la sneered at as rhetoric and logic.
The British imperial salesmen are
trying to sell Irelsnd second-rate
political margarine, and are Tery
angry because we do not accept the
butter label they have put on It
and believe all the advertising atult
I that they have printed about It. 1
I It were real butter it would not
| need all theae version*.
wni KM Be Oeeelve*.
"The Irish will have to pay for
tbe article that they buy. and they
will have to eat it. The article the
British are aelllnK very likely wlU
i not be the article that finally will
reach the lriah. Ireland wantt
butter, and the Irlah will not be
deceived Into thinkin* that they
have ?ot It until they see It actually
"The British presa asks ua U
we have the will for peace. Tea. we
have, and an ardent deaire. It N
for that very reason that we have
| refused to aee thin*, other thaa
1 they are. Peace will never be
| founded by make-believe: let
tear aalde th* camouflage and Ptrt
away hyprocrlay Encland haa ma
haa la. under what Is right, fw
alnffle demand that she ia maVlBg
| oa Ireland. She would not dare ?
make them to a power even nearl*
| aa atron* as heraelf."
They are made to ue elmply ?
| coraxuxD oa