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you are old maids who could never
and can never understand domestic
"This case is continued for further
investigation. I'm going to find out
whether or not this woman can be
made a victim of outside influences.
Meanwhile, study "Intolerance."
You will then understand more clear
ly what I am getting, at"
.. Somebody, who desires no public
ity, has engaged Att'y Thos. B.
Swanson to defend Mrs. Buzian
against the charge made by the pro
fessional social worker. '
ALLIES TO TRY BIG DRIVE
BEFORE TALKING PEACE
London, Dec. 14. The caution,
"Watch out; take care," sounded by
Premier Briand of France will also
be England's guidance in scrutiniz
ing German peace proposals.
England is determined not to
make peace now. She will, however,
closely examine circumstances of
Teutonic move. Belief here is that
German government made the peace
to gain sympathy of neutrals, at
" tempt to create dissension among
entente allies and make play to Ger
man people to support oft-repeated
. cry that Germany is merely defend
ing herself against enemies who
forced war on her.
Sentiment increased today in favor
'of including in England's answer to
the German peace proposal a clear
and explicit definition of the allies'
basic terms. "
It is certain the answer will be a
rejection of the proposal at thi& time,
but it is felt in -many quarters that
the" allies should meet the German
diplomatic strategy in sending the
note by a. counter move which would
put the allies as the first of the two
sides to make known definite de
mands and concessions.
Berlin. Despite Germany's peace
proposals, Field Marshal1 Von Hin
denburg's declaration that there will
be no rest this winter still stands.
Military authority today repeated ,
this quotation of field marshal's re
marks in commenting on fact that
Germany weighed carefully the
peace question before announcement
was made knowing that England
did not desire peace because allies
intended to launch an enormous
Washington. Should Premier
Lloyd-George next Tuesday express
to parliament a willingness at least
to discuss Germany's peace propos
,als, Pres. Wilson-will offer his serv
ices in the situation, his closest ad
visers said today.
On the contrary, if new British
premier continues his policy of fight
ing to a "knockout" the president
probably will keep aloof or Jimit his
expression to hope that the present
opening may develop into serious
consideration of peace soon.
But today the president kept his
silence and awaited word as, to the
Those close to him emphasized the .
possibility of world guaranty of
peace arising from present develop- '
ments, through an international
peace enforcement league.
America's first. step toward carry
ing out the wishes 'of Germany and
the central powers, as their diplo
matic representatives in entente al
lied capitals, was taken today.
Within a few hours after receipt
of the official text of the Teuton
peace proposals, which was almost
identical with the1 text carried in the
press dispatches, Sec'y Lansing, at
the president's order, dispatched if to
London, Paris, Petrograd, Tokio and
to the provision capitals of Rumania,
Serbia and Belgium.
Berne. Great crowds stood all
night long outside of Berlin news
paper offices . awaiting news from
entente capitals as to Germany's
Washington, D. C. The immigra
tion bill with literacy test attached,
was passed by the senate by a vote
, of 64 to 7 today,