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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, SATURDAY, MARCH 25;' 1016.
help by wireless. The Sunex drifted
la the Qhnnnel for houri, signaling In
vain for help.
I'titenxera who were wounded by fly
Ink splinters were cared for ns well as
possible by. a surgeon aboard the ship.
When the Marie Thercaia bore down
upon the Sussex late at night the
'Wounded were first transferred to the
rescue ship. The Maria Theresa then
nl over boats to take off the channel
boat's passenger. In addition to the
.boat thaMiad been blown away, several
others of the Sussex's llfcboata forward
'were splllntered by the explosion, and
Ih Sussex's crew feared they might
' Unden Own &tcam.
The Sussex appeared In no danger of
slnklns when passengers abandoned Iter,
, Jand her crew expressed confidence that
the would make port without difficulty.
Another boat apporached In the dark
ness, while the transfer of passengers
"was being made, and offered to convoy
tho iiamagod steamer Into port. The
Uusse chugged along slowly, with the
v escorting stoamcr only n fovv, rods
astern, as the Maria Thercsnf turned
j Wounded passengers were hurried to
the care of 'physicians and surgeons on
their arrival at Boulogne. The others
hurried out for -breakfast, scattering
before an nccurato list of the survivors
could be obtained. It Is possible that
persons first reported missing may bo
found later to be among the saved.
Most of the survivors left Boulogne on
early trains this afternoon for Paris or
cUIes In southern France. The. French
authorities arc waiving some of the
more rigid formalities In tU.e way of ex
amination of personal effects.
Patrol Vessel Saves
Passengers of Sussex
LONDON, March" 15. A patrol boat
haa rescued the 3S0 passengers about d
the channel liner Sussex, badly dam
aged by an explosion, anil Is takln;
them Into Boulogne, according to a dis
patch from Dlcppo today.
The crew Is still aboard the Sussex
which was towed Into Boulogne harbor
at 9:40 thli morning.
Twelve Americans were on the Sus
sex. John It. Hearloy, n United Press
staff correspondent, who left London
yesterday morning for Paris Is believed
to have been aboard. Of the 380 pas
sengers, 270 were women or children.
Folkestone correspondents of London
Gapers telegraphed that the channel
oat was struck amidships by a torpedo
at 4:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon while
approaching the French coast.
A news agency reported this afternoon
, that Elizabeth Baldwin, of Philadelphia.
1 suffered a broken leg anil other In
juries, and that her father and mother
were taken Into Boulogne. A United
Press dispatch from Boulogne llstnil
both Miss Baldwin and her father us
Thn body of n Belgian passenger of
the Sussex was taken to Dover toiluv.
Agents of the line havo no Information
as to whether the Sussex was torpedoed
or struck one of the mines. tho (Sermons
arc repotted to have been sowing In tne
The Sussex left Folkestone at 12:20
o'clock yesterday afternoon. The'
wentlier was very clear when she was
struck. If she was torpedoed, it In con
sidered certain the submarine could not
have mistaken the fuct that she was a
Tho American embassy has received
no reports on tho accident, but instruc
tions win ue sent to consuls in ranee i
to obtain affidavits from American pas-1
Bengern 11 u appears mat tne Sussex
Although she was built as a British
sqlp, the Sussex Is now controlled by
the French state railways. She sails un
ilcr tho French Hug, mid Is manned by
a 1-rench crew. She Is well equipped
with life-saving apparatus.
No channel boat has yet been torpe
doed in the English Channel.
Among other Amerlcuns aboard' the
Sussex were WO. Pentleld. a student
at px,3rd. and Miss Alice Ituz. said to
be from Colorado; Edward Huley, presi
dent of the United Stntes Rubber Export
Company, and Francis E. Drake, head
ofino comPany's European branch.
The first passengers landed at Dover
said they believed several lives wero
Believed on Steamer
PORTLAND. Me.. March X.-Forty-one
American horse-tenders are believed
to liavc beemiboord tho Dominion liner
F.ngllshman when she was sunk orr tne
British coast -while en route to this port
from Avonmouth, England.
Dispatches from London last, night as
serted that sixty-eight persons wcie
The Englishman was returning to
Portland to take on horsed urcftuu
In the United States for tho allies. Uho
sailed from Avonmouth on Wednesday,
under command of Ciptaln. Morehouse.
The British vice consul hora said he
believed there were only about live Brit
ishers, In addition to the crew, nboard
The Englishman was a 5,S!7-ton steam
er, owned and registered at Liverpool.
Skinner Reports Fifty
Passports Are Vised
The first official messages, 'relating
to the reported "torpedoing of the Sus
sex, received at tho State Department
this afternoon said merely that Consul
General Skinner nt London had vhed
about fifty American passports within
the last few days, but that he had no
way of knowing whether these Ainerl
- cans had embarked on the Sussex.
Asks $10,000 Damages
For Alleged Injuries
The Washington Railway and Klectrlo
'Company la mado defendant In a suit
for IW.OW daninges filed In the District
Supremo Court today by Elizabeth
In her declaration the plulntlrt pl
leges tliat while attempting to alight
from an Eleventh street car ut Glrard
street November 30 last, tho car started
abruptly and she was dragged a dis
tance of fifty feet.
The suit Is to recover for alleged In
juries to the left side.
The petition was tiled by Attorney
Hoi ace I.. B. Atkinson, C. Dudley
Shrevo and Joseph N. Crowe.
THE WEATHER REPORT.
The forecast for the District nt rv,.
lumhla-Partly cloudy and probably
fchowcrs loto tonight or on Sunday;
warmer tonlghti Moderate eas6 to
Maryland-Cloudy tonight and Sun
da possibly nhowcrs; warmer tonight.
Moderate cast to houtheust winds.
Vlrgltila-Cloudv tonight and Sunday;
probably showers; wnimer tonight;
colder Sunday In extreme west portion.
-"Moderate winds, mostly south.
(U. S. Bureau.)
f ni m
8 a. m .,
10 a. m , g
11 a. in.,., M
12 noon r,n
1 P. m 63
Ht,h tl.le 12:12 a. m.
Low tide :1S a. m. and 7:16 p. m.
Bun rose 5.JS Sun sets.. . .6.17
ZJlhi automobile lamps 6:47 p. m.
MEXICO SHOWN AT
Conviction That Situation Is
, Critical Is Voiced by Repub
Strong feeling that the Mexican situa
tion Is critical was voiced at a confer
ence of ifcpuhllcan Senators this morn
ing. The conference was called to consider
what ought to bo done with respect to
the Mexican problem. General discus-
slon resulted. The conferees did not
'reach any conclusion, but will meet
The view was freely voloed at the con
ference that no partisan politics should
be allowed to enter Into the discussion
The feeling was general that the Pres
of the Mexican uurstlon In the Senate.
Idem should be upheld and that. If con
ditions got worst, the Administration
should We .freely, supported with surh
appropriations for men and supplies lis
might be needed.
Alarm In Felt.
Apprehension that war with Mexico fa
not far ahead was expressed by some of
tho Senators at the meeting. This feel
ing Is not confined to Republicans.
Some Democrats admit they are
But while II was the feellnc that par
tisanship should be avoided. It was ulro
declared hv several Senators that homo
thing ought to bo done to put an ntle
iiuoatc foice on the border to piotect
the propel theie. and. should occas'on
j i'm, to ip-enforce Pershing.
Senator AlcCumber prepared a resolu
tion to thl.i respect, and thoro are
feveral others beating on Mexico ready
for picsentation. The om by Senutor
McCiimber met tvjthk support, but wa.i
not finally ncted on. :lt expresses the
belief thul the forces along the border
ought to ho Inci eased for the protec
tion of Americana.
It Is-not critical of tl)e Administra
tion, and would leave details of Inciois
Inc the for-- to tint Government.
Senator Cummins nlso has prepared a
rero'utlon. anil It was discussed. The
Siieiman resolution was not brought up.
Tho report of more Americana, 'being
killed on the harder and the general un
easlnrsH reflected In telegrums fiom the
frontlei arc In part responsible for the
Republican conference today.
htnatora at the meeting took the posi
tion that there was need for moie and
It wus detcimlnxd to send a number
of telegram of Inquiry to bonier point
at once, and It Is expected leplles w'U
be here by Monday, when thn confer
ence will resume.
Senator Fall of New Mexico Is on the
border now, and 1 cpecled to havo
some Intel eiitliig Information when he
Want Accurate Information.
Probably bocuuse of the strong ef
fort of the Government and of the Ad
ministration leadept In Congress to put
the lid qu Mexican matters. Senator
Lewis today naked In the Senatn that
his icsolutlon go oev a week without
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torpedoed, time and place unknown
heie. Survivors brought Into not th
em Blitlsh port, thirty-three so far.
Believed slty were saved and mora
nro reported uh probably rescued,
Icnvln? a shortai-e of eighteen.
"Following Americana were on
board: Peter McDonald. hor?e foreman.
r. Cherry street. Boston; P. lulklcy and
M. A. Burke, horseman, addresses un
known here George Mi'DonaM, trim
mer. S Common, Lawrence. Mass.
Their mimes aio not Included ! the
list of thiily-thrce so far icscucd.
"HlnRlighmttn .as bound for Fortlan-1,
Me. It left Avunmoiilhr 21st Inst,
Transported hoi tea to t. Nnr.nlre,
France, for Northwestern Trndlnir i'o:n
panv. New Voik Was not on Govern
ment. No further rartlcular.-" at piiMent
available at nrlMol."
The Stale Department had tin official
teport on the rrooited torpedoinr of the
channel "liner Sussex, with Amet leans
aboard. Institution weie sent to Am-l-npsador
Sharp ot Poll and to con.
siitnr officials at Boulogne for dclnlls
To Await Further Facts.
Secretary lapsing said the Stat.' De
partment will obtain further facts bear
ing on tho toipedotng ol the RmsliKh-
man befote taking nlflchl nctltn to
hold Germany or Austrn to account. I
Offlclrls weie not fullv satisfied that'
the preliminary icport definitely estab-
lished that the ringliflunan was tor- i
pedoed, since the chiihiiI lei.mt'.ug was !
unablo to give the tune and plnco of j
ii nu uiir iiuiiw,(iw niifti niiu u nern
the vessel was nltacked. they wero not
leadv tr. amumc without futther fuels '
U ho did notvKr,ow when ar.d whero
that he know how the nccUcut occur-
If it Is nroved the vosspI was umii'mcdJ
r.na torpedoed, causing the death or
American clt'rcns, no official? todav
would attempt to forecast what tho
GovernmcnL'a uetion will ho.
Germonv nml Aimlrln lmi-n i-lv, fi,n
Mrongest plrdges that unarmed liner i
will be exempt from submarine attack. I
The nuestlons raised about thn arming !
of merchantmen would not apply In IhlB
illiie HI ail. I
, Al i
roiir Other Cases Pending.
jiii umi-i suites i eiiiiuig.
no lour other submarine cases
tho Tilhanlln Inrneilneil or
:"".?""' lnrnedoea oi
mined, with Americans nboard; tho
S'llus, sunk by torpedo or mine w th
Amciicana aboard, one ot whom was
Injured; the Potrla, torpedoed with
Americans aboard, but which escaped
ly flight, and the Persia, sunk In tho
Medtterranvan w 1th loss of two Amer
ican lives. All theie cases are still In
the stago of Invcstlgat'on.
There are three earlier cases, the
l.usltan'a. Amble and Ancona yet un
nettled. All nre cases aferetlng the klll
Inc or Jcopani7.ing or Americans.
Further steps toward settling nil
Hicko case will bo held up until th6
Government mnkes a full InvpHtlrmlnn
'of the latest reported submarine out
Asks Habeas Corpus
Writ Against Pullman
Alleging that ho lx icst"alnetf without
authoiltv "b . Iru.e of it pretended
warrant Iscucd In rriinnnlH." Al
fred C. MilMdl las hiHtltuted halnaa
corpus prrctedlngr in the Dlstrlrt Su
jnemn Comt ngulnvt Mu'.ir Putlm.ui.
.Justice Gould, before whom the wrll
was ivesenlfil late Inst i.lgut, haa i-et
the hrm Ins for March :.l in 1 is i in.,
lertusented bj Attorney C W. Bell.
Hidwel! was rflased on bind of W
lending the Inuring.
VERDUN IN FLAMES
FIRE, BERLIN SAYS
War Office Reports City To Be
On Fire After Work of Big
llKHI.lN. March IB, The city of
Verdun lias been set afire during' ar
tillery lixchannea the war office re
ported this afternoon. No Important
changci occurred on the wentcrn
front last night.
Itelurn of crlap, spring, weather to
Hip Vol dun front, signals, the. renewal
of hcavv German Infantry nttacKH
which nro. slowly squeezing; tin
Fronch out df tholr strongly-fortlnud
German Attacks Are Not
Renewed, London Says
LONDON, March M. The Germans
did not renew their Infantry attacks
against tho French front northwest of
Verdun, according to Paris dispatches
this afternoon. There were no Import
ant Infuntry engagements on either
bank of the Meusc.
The British expeditionary force cam
paigning against German Hast Africa
is making, further progress In Us ag
gtesslvn operations, according to an of
Gen. Jan Christian Smuts, In charge
of the operations, has reported the
occupation of A nnhs and the driving of
the Germans from their line along the
lluwu rlvor. Field Marshal Earl Kitch
ener, tho secretary of state for war, haa
telegraphed his congratulations to the
commanding general. ,
A reorganization of the British forces
In Kuypt following a satisfactory turn
of affairs for the British there has
been "effected. It was officially announc
ed. The war office statement says:
"The military position In Egypt being
satisfactory, owing to the falluro of
attempts by the Turks, on the west
fiontler, a reorganization of the forces
In that country has been effectedand
(Sen, Sir A. Murray has assumed solo
command In Kgyp. Gen. air J. O. Max
well left for Kngland today.
Fire Engines Run
For Movie Films
Apparatus Shown for Piceures
Being Made to Boost
l'lre engines clanged through the
streets: the sirens of motor trucks honk
ed; coruera were turned almost on two
wliecle In fact, downtown Washington
was ttic playground for hal fa dozen
pieces of tire-lighting apparatus about
A llrur Dear me, no. Unly movlag
It-all came about as. part of thcplan
or-thu Retail Merchants' Association to
bogst Washington through a moving
picture film. Pictures will be inadu or
the police." the District building, Ttho
purkx, and Federal offices, and such a
display would not be complete without
the boys who tight the flames.
Therefore, for the benefit of tho mo
tion plcturo en me in. a good many tr'al
runs were made toda).
The work started at No. '1 engine
coin puny, near Twelfth and I! streets,
where an exhibition of motor-dilvoi
apparatus was given, as wus the case
at No. IS engine com pan), neur Twelfth
and D streets.
No. 3 truck, at Fourteenth stre.H and
Ohio avenue, was culled Into nl.iv to
demonstrate the usu ot this typo uf
motor vchlc'e, with Its water iower.
For a dhplay of the old horse-drawn
apparatus .No, 1 engine company, nt
Seventeenth .nut K strcnM. was chosen.
PARENTS AND CHILD
AIDED BY FORUM
I The Community centers In public
schools were described as "tliu incatis
or l.rl.Jf.liiK Iho widening gap between
us and our children." by Prof. Kilwuiu
J. Ward, of the I'ulted Stateu Buieau
of Kdi'catlou, ul a meeting of thu aim
Klilno Soc,et In Woodward & Iotniopd
auditorium esterday alternoun.
"The people ot the Grover Cleveland
neigiitorhood who camo to that school
i.iuiuIiil: and there oriranlzeil an associa
tion tor onleicncM concerning tho com-1
iiion gooit, woro thu men una women,
the fnthcis ami mothers, ot that com
munity. They organized 111 response to
obligation ot parenthood. Tney elected
to meet .it a coitam time. They wen:
.irlutrai'ily firohibltcd Irani doing tha:
winch they desired to do in tho tnltlll
iiiint ol their otillg.ttloii to their ciitl
1'ior. Waid outlined tin adautage ot
the cnmniunlty centers, The meeting
' mm wttli a benediction by tliu Rev.
i ir. John McMurray.
Savs He Paid Extra Fare.
C.,c Far $10 ((( Pliimnirac
OlIUS TOl J)1U,UUU UailiaiitS
Dcilarlng he p.ild an extia faio when
thiuiK'lioil .t Willi tjcctlon b) n cunJuc
tor on it Ballliiiore and (Jiilo iralu,
idiluli Mlolilnuid has bioui.li. xul. in
tttie Disiild dniiuniu Court iignliibi thu
i . . ... .... r.... iin'i-.h. .i..H....
n.lnnillV for HUl'iM duniUKC
Tho plaiiillft sua he was a paiisenger
from Baltimore to Washington Groo
unit had tendered Ills ticket to a con-J
tluclor who wai, lellevcd by another i
wiium ,u i,.w.u ,, uciiiiitiiuii viiuiu was
Ho tillers that the second conductor
i no iies" inut me aecouu conauctor
demanded a ticket, and when threaten-
I " ."'l'1 cjo-lliin. he paid a cotlll fare.
N;lu, ,.,. ,, Ul0 ,,an of th0 r()t co.
dm tor In nut advising ti Id Micccsuor la
The petition wan lllcd by Attorneys ,
Norniuu S. Bowie and John Rldout.
President Ends Fight Over
Kansas City Postoffice
Pieuldent Wilson today nominated
Baylcs Steele for postmaster ul Kunsas
Tho nomination of Steele settled Iho
long light over the Kansas City post
mastershlp. Senator Reed of Missouri
today, stated tint Steele was entirely
rallrtfrtctoty to him. Originally W, N. '
uoutns was nominated ror thn ptaco,
but In Iho face of objection hla naliio
Fall From Two-Story
Window Fatal to Boy
Kinest F. Fowler, the twelve-year-old
hoy who fell from the second story win
now of a now houso at 74S Twelfth
stret HOiitheaHt last Tuesday, died In
Provldnnco Hospital today.
The hov Ued nt His I street south
east. The police say he was plailng
in the houss when he fell. He waa
picked up with a fractured akull.
VIOLENT SCENE IN
Radical Socialist; Declaring
Kaiser Will Not Win War,
Withdraws, With Others.
COPKNHAGKN. March K.-A violent
acenP In the German Recistng pre
ceded the.wltlidruv.nl df'clghlcop mem
bers from tho Socialist party, Berlin
advices tfoPyrled today. '
Speaklnc; In the." budget debate. Dr.
llaose. Radical .Socialist, shouted that
Germany w.oilld naver win the war.
''In fact, none of, the belligerents wljl
win." le s,,i. .T10 80C,,ists of all
countries hate, war. Wo want peace."
Member, of the Reichstag crowded
about Haaso and attempted to unlet
ii m:. .ln. "' mld,!t ot "e tumult. Phil
lip Scheldeirtann. the Socialist who re
cently questioned Chancellor von Both-'
'"onn-IIollweg on peace tfirme. eamd to
the defense of the government. Scnelda
inann declared tho Socialist- party would
"e,Y.1r ,,-,("t Oeinwny in the war.
hen Haaao'altomptcd. to reply, ho
y.as surrounded by, deputies, who
threatened to strike him. The president
or tho ItoJcliMng adjourned the silling.
The eighteen Socialists then wltndicw,
urgunlxcd n new parly known iii tho
Socialist l.ubor Community, and elected
Hnasc their leador.
The soml-officlol German wlrclesj last
night reported thdt" "eighteen Sorla'.lsls
withdrew, forming a new party under
'.he leadership of Ilnaje. but did not
state over what Issue the split c
ruired. GIVES DEATH BLOW
German Greif Torpedoes British
Merchant Cruiser Alcantara
as She Goes Down.
LONDON. Mnreii a".. Tho Gorman
raider Gielf and the British merchant
cruiser Alcantara were both aunk ln
an engagement In the North Sea on
February '"). the admiralty unuounccd
'Hie Grelf, flying the Norwegian col
ors, slipped out of a Germtn port, plan
ning to repeat the exploits of the
The German ship wan sunk by gun
lire from the Alcantara, funnel I y the
big royal mall liner, which had been
pressed Into ndmlraltv service. Before
she went down she torpedoer the Al
cantara, which remained afloat several
mimes petore linking.
Of the tcw of the Grelf, about lSr) aro
tKllevcd to lmo perished.
1,'lve of .lier officers and lit men were
Thn Alcantara lost five offlecra and
The Grelf was an unprotected German
cruiser, displacing 2.UM tons, 317 feet
long, niiti Willi a 2.-roni ne.im. nie car
ried o crew of about lfio men. Her arm
ament, according to uavul lists Issued
heroic the war, consisted of eight 3,1
Inch guns. v
The Alcantara wn built In liU.", and
was "ill feet long, with a iJT-foot beam.
She hud four declcs and wan one or the
fluent of the roam I mall steam paeknts
linerif. 1ie was registered at Belfast.
In Capital Grounds
Lawrence It. Grant, a pliarmacUt,
forty-thtee jeara old, who lived ut Iho
homo of his Lipther, G. M Grant,
I in Twelfth street nirthweat wu
i found dead In tho Citiil.il Gionmls emlv
, I today.
I i nu poncn ur.u i oroner .ncviu aro.
I nnllrlllnllni. .... I .. .'..u , I.. .. . I . .. a . I
,r' of'r, ,,,'lwV',,"Y .T. '
ut icdT:iji in inu JllLluiie. I
The Head man. uncording
moincr. naa not teen home for more.
Z'd'S ' ..Vi' il..ai:
SINKING SEA RAIDER
ployed. Jt was raid he hud been abaci. t ganliatlon ln Baltimore In 17SI. He said
from work Tor several tlna. Itlmt Francis Asbury bore the same rc-
J?,?u ,,.l.?,Lc.wr r1?? V,- "IT' la,l" American Methodism that
(-outhwcflt, an emplo.ir of the Wax h nu- .... . . ,- ,. , w ., ,,
ton Railway Ccinpanj, dl"covcred the John Wesley bore to hngllsh Methodism
dead man ab'iv.t ( o'clock this moinlug. He spokeof the influenco of Bishop As
The bodv lay near tho uib ut I he kiki bur and the other Itinerant prcachem.
nnd Uaut Capitol Mrcet entrance to tne
Iteddlck notified the police, and they
vlth a physician from Casualty Iloupl -
tnl. Imriled to tho spot, but foiniil Um
mini had been dead foi some tlnvv
homo paper In his pocket led to his
brothcr, who Identified the body today,
ANOTHER NEW ROW
3632to3640 11 StN.W.
Biggest Bargains Ever Offered in This Section.
Ll kz. ' ' ' '
F1-."". ?oiliJ'JWBBBnWP!Wljpi r tiH 3n
one square north, or 1 4th St. car to Spring road and walk 2
squares east. Phone for our free auto service. Inspect today.
1314 FST. N.W. or 7th and H STS. N.E.
Rev. James Cannon, in Speech
to Conference At Alexandria,
Lauds Prohibition Measure.
SAYS CARL1N IS FOR IT
ALBXANDRIA, March M.-Prohlbl-tlou
for Iho Dlstlrct of Columbia, was
discussed at this morn!ng icstlon of
the Baltlmoro conference of the Metho
dist Episcopal Church. South, by tha
Rev, Dr. James1 Cannon, of Richmond,
superintendent of the Xntl-Saloon
League of VlrBlnln.
He declared tho league was In entire
sympathy with the amended Shcpp-trd
bill, an expresses the bcJIef tho bill
woul be passed,
lie said ho had a conference last
night with Congressman Charles C.
'ui!ln. who was heartily In favor of
He rcfened to conditions which would
result If Washington remained wet
and Alexandria dry, and sold travel be
tween thn two cities woul be mae un
safe by thn passage to an fro of men
under the Influence of liquor.
He roferred to the Underwood refer
endum bill n a snare of the whUky
lutereaU cciarlng that every venal
foroc. every loafer, and cvorv person
who has no Interest In thn District ot
Columbia, would vote to maintain tne
r.iloons, while thouands or Govern
ment employes who vote eUewhero
would bo afraid to cast their ballot-i
In Hie proposed referendum on account
of fear of loosing their vote at their
''TlT'sold the new Sheppard bill was
similar to the bill recently passed by
tho Virginia legislature, which, he de
clared, was the moat sweeping and dras
tic piohlbltlon law ever written Into the
statutes of any State.
Revicwa Virginia Law.
Dr. Cannon made a brief review of tne
Virginia law, which Is contained In thirty-two
pages. He cxplanlcd the section
permitting each head of a household to
have n "(idarf of whisky each month,
and said that It was the best that could
be obtained from the legislature.
In the fight for the prohibition bill ln
Virginia, as elsewhere, he said, the
greatest oposltlon came from the "wet
ncwsiuipers, who do not hesitate to con
tinue their opposition to prohibition
even after the State had gone dry.
Dr. Cannon said the crux ot the pro
hibition law In Virginia was the ap
pointment of n commissioner by the
Stole to seo that the law was observed
and the appropriation of .IM per. an
num for the expenses of his depart
ment. In the naming of the Rev. J Sidney
Peters, a member of the Methodist
Chuich. the Stule had an official who
would seo 4 hat every piovlslon of tho
prohibition III II was carried out.
The fight' for prohibition In Virginia
hud cost tho Antl-Saloon Lencue $81.-
L-MiOinnd It is .estimated It rost tho
trliliky 'lefil. at lenut l.60i..O9.i,
Ther-i "Still remains atl initeiitennoss
of the. Antl-3alooii I.eairue of JjIO.OO).
nnd Dr, Cannon asked Hint te confer
ence do it BtiniG In wlplm; out this
Tile 10 Hh anniversary of the death
of Bishop Francis Anbury, one of tho
foundora of Methodism In America,
was obarrved at this morning's serv
ices and vos the oreaslon of an In
.inirlu.T sermon hv l.'ishup Mouzon on
the life or the blshot. '
He used the rnimon as a means of
admonition to the seven voting men
who were tecelved In full membershln
of the ronfeienee, James P. Wvlle. M.
I. Klmoie. K. W. Aaron. I G. Coj.
John M. R-jsenborger, J. Vf Liggett,
and 15. Carl Maxwell.
When he produced a manuscript
v.hlcli gnve a number of historical
leferenot th bishop told his nudlenco
not to worrv about Hie manuscript ai
It would not woriy hlr. very much.
Against "Canned" Sermons.
Tinning to the clas ho advised
them not to use a manuscript In
preicl'lng ai hu said. "If a sermon Is
to he read I prefer to read It mvself,
at home." TWe average congregation,
he declared, has no tire for enthusl
I ttum flint lVnnnp(1."
! Bishop Mouxon traced the growth of,
Me.hodMm In this country from lis or-1
who traveled up and down the eau hi
coast or the rnltea states nraklng a
tiemei'ilous Impression upon America In
'Un eaily days, even greater than that
I produced by tho Puritans.
Munv Incidents were given of the life
of Asbury. his Christian character, de-
votlon to his caus, and ho.urs spent ln
Heated to 9 P. M.
Six and Eight Rooms
and Bath, Hot-water
Heat, Eectric Lights,
Laundry and Servants'
Toilet, Pantry; Extra
lots 18x142 to pavcvi
Price, M,45o and $4,850.
To inspect, take l Ith St.
to Monroe and walk
prayer, being discussed In an linpres'
elv and pleasing manner.
As a tostIt of tho Asbury centennial
an cqueatilan staluo of tho bishop will
probably bo erected In Washington by
tho Southern Methodists. A communi
cation was rend from the general co:n
mlttca.ln New- York. In reference to this
matter, and the conference named a
commlttc6 composed of tho Rev. Dr.
F. J. Prcttyman, tho Rev. Dr. D. It,
Kern, nnd the Rev, Dr. II. M. Xantcr
to consider the subject.
Nearly 10) meinlcis of the conference
nndf their wlvea left here at JI -in o'clock
today fcr Baltimore where lhe Mr II I
nttond the service at iho Tabcrniiclo
this aftcmr.oti and tonight and hear
"Billy' Sunday. Thej' will return to
night. Tomorioiv will bn'a Mg dnv for'tho
members of tht (.rnforeiicc with a nro
gram Hint Is xcry full of Interesting
cvfnt. Many of the vIMtlng paHlors
will occupy puits In Washington Alex
andria and vicinity.
At tho Washington Street McthodUt
fh'Jrch. Sciith. four ble- servicer have
been scchdultd A. ti ." o'clock there
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China in New Note
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threatening vigorous measure unless
.China Immediately carries out the de
mands of Japan, has been drawn up
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nese foreign office In Peking.
It Is predicted the decision to main
tain a repunlican form of government
In China will have a strong bearing
upon the luturc relations between
China and Japan. Although Japan
favors a monorchia! form of govern
ment in China, tho allies, Kngland,
Fiance and Russia, were aga'nst the
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