MENTIONED AS CABINET HEAD
The possibility of the creation of
a department of munitions with rep
resentation in the cabinet has caused
the names of Edward N. Hurley, for-"
mer chairman of the federal trade
commission, and E. R. Stettinius, a
member of the firm of J. P. Morgan
& Co., to be prominently mentioned
as the possible head for the new de
partment, should it be created. I
CHICAGO GERMAN WAITERS
" LEAVING TOWN FAST, SAY
Employes of, the Bismark hotel
have been leaving fop'Mexico in num
bers, according to a report received
by the police.
It is said the police received the tip
when a messenger from the Bis
mark hotel appealed to the police for
additional police protection at the
Bismark hotel because of the imme
diate necessity for hiring additional
strikebreakers to take the place of
those who had left for'across the Rio
I Karl Eitel, manager of the Berlin
room aim urc jDibinarit garuqns, saiu
today that ten employes had left the
services of the hotel recently, but
that he did not know where they,
An official of the Chicago Waiters'
ass'n, which has a strike called,
against the Bismarck, said today that
most of the Bismark employes have
been unnaturalized Germans.
Federal agents are now on the bor
der investigating the reported exodus
of German reservists from the United
States to Mexico.
AUSTRIA TO FOLLOW KAISER
ON REFORM PROMISES
London, April 10. Emperor Karl of
Austria will follow Kaiser William's
announcement of liberal internal re
form promises, acaording to a Rome
dispatch to the Evening Star today.
Among other concessions"4he dis
patch said semi-autonomy will be
granted to principal Austro-Hunga-rian
provinces, including Trieste.
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