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ing in this country show he continu
ally smokes cigarets. On horseback
or on foot, on the battlefield or at
home, 'he may be seen smoking his
will be that the president's request
is aimed not at war but at peace.
Some of the committee put up a
strong fight against reporting out the
bill with authority to the president
to arm ships if they carried muni
tions. Food ships, they said, could be
armed. Some members objected that
the American stand against subma
rines is bound to reactin the future
is destined to render useless a val
uable weapon for us some time.
As for the "the instrumentalities"
than those Wilson yesterday specifi
cally requested, the minority mem
bers said that was unthinkable it
merely delegated to him a virtual
Representative Augustus P. Gard
ner, Massachusetts, Republican, an
nounced he will immediately recom
mend that "directed" be substituted
for "authorized" in the Flood resolu
tion giving the president power to
arm merchant ships.
This would make it mandatory
that the president arm vessels.
Members who came from the ses
sion about noon said the Democrats
probably could and would swing
things their way, but that a vote did
not then seem near.
QUIZ FIVE IN HIGGINS' CASE
First Deputy Westbrook's office to
day announced the intention of tak
ing into custody the four Del Guer
ras three men and a woman and
Mrs. Eunice Anderson, whose names
have appeared in connection with the
murder of Fred L. Higgins, near
The five will not be arrested today,
but will be brought in for question
ing. Hammond police today notified
Chief Schuettler of their desire to co
operate with the Chicago police in
working on the murder.
THE KAISER ALWAYS HAS HIS
Pictures of Kaiser Wilhelm arriv-