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DIRIGIBLEWItLSIfflT ON HER
RETURN WAGE EARLY TUESDAY
P&sident Wilson May Have Opportunity Of Seeing Big
Balloon, For Major Scott Has Planned To Divert Dirig
ible From Its Course To Pass Over The In-Coming
George Wasington, the Ship Which the President Is On.
(BY THE A830CIATED PRE88 TO THE BANNER)
M1NE0LA, July 6 llalf hour before the sun rises to
morrow morning-, the gigantic British dirigible" R-34 will
cast loose from her moorings at Roosevelt field and speed
eastward, homeward bound from her historic flight across
The official hour set by her Commando Major Scott is
5 a. m., but it has been admitted that everything will de
pend upon the weather, which has so persistently interfer
ed with the huge airship since she left Scotland Tuesday
President Wilson will have an opportunity of seeing
the great balloon if she sails on her appointed time, for
Major Scott has planned to divert the big boat from its
course far enough to pass over the incoming George Wash
ington, the ship Avhich the president is on.
On the return trip the R-34 will carry tweuty-five
pounds of mail Avhich arrived here from Washington last
The ill-luck which the airship so valiantly fought
against since she began her voyage continued up to today
when a suddenly violent
moorings and ripped the
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PREST. WILSON CHARGED WITH
ALL SORTS OF TERRIBLE TIGS
BY REPUBLICAN CHAIRMAN TODAY
Grayham of Special House Committee Says President Or
ganized National Council of Defense Before The War,
Created A Secret Government, Directed Policies In This
Country and Defended The Big Businesses of The Unit
Operative) of tlie New York Joint leglslntlve committee fflntl, politu esHiiiTnlnj; pnper In the oRlccs of h. C A. Mor
tens, representntlvu of the Itussian bolyhuvlki In America, which "they raided recently.
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tBy Associated Press to The Banner)
COLUMBUS, July 7 The Wlllard-
Dempsey flflht' pictures may never be
seen by-the public.
At least in Ohio they will not be
placed on exhibition. The board of
censors officially announced toaay
" - 1 - censors oniciany announced ioaa
ent gust of wiud 'tirejlier from her Uhat tut-pictures arj unfit to be w
he euvelope. This Ava&ljemg repair-1 J rft n pfjrri in iiit
hibited In public.
The probability of tho pictures be
ing placed on exhibition In other
states depends upon what construc
tion is to be placed on the Rodenberg
act, which prohibits prize fight pic
tures being handled in Interstate commerce.
Trip of 5634 Miles Is Made
In 108 Hours And 12 Min
utes; Breaks Record.
BIG BALLOON TEARS
DOSE FROM MOORING
Dirigible Is Saved This Morn
ing By Three Hundred
fBv Associateil Pwm to Tr.fi Bannnrt
MINEOUA, N. Y., July 7 Great
Britain's supor-dirlglble It-34, tho first
IlEhter-tban-air raachlno to cross tho
Atlantic ocean, anchored horo at
Roosevelt flying field at 9:C4 a. m.
yesterday, 1:G4 p. m. Greenwich mean
time, after an aerial voyage of 108
hours and 12 minutes, which covorod
3130 knots or 3600 land miles.
Passing through dense banks of
cloud, with tho sun and soa vlslblo
only at raro intervals, tho 11-34 was
forced to cruise 3G00 miles to reach
Trinity Bay, N. F from East For
tune, Scqtland, and 1U44 miles from
there to Mincola.
When, the super-Zoppolin arrived
here she had loft only enough petrol
to keep nor moving DO minutes long
er. Hor crow, almost sleepless for
four and a half days, wero woary al
most to tho point of oxhatistlon, but,
happy at tho successful completion of
their onoch-making trip. The return
voyago will be started Tuesday at 8
fBv Associated Press to Tile Banner)
M1NEOLA, N. Y July 7 Tho R-34
was torn from hor mooring rope this
morning by a violent gust of wind.
Tho cross girder to which tho rope
was attached broko under tho terrific
strain, ripping a nolo six feet by three
foot' in the gas bag.
The dirigible was saved from bolng
blown away by 300 sailors, who rush
cd out and seized the ropes hanging
down from the balloon and pulled her
down to tho ground.
pniuoQccc m an
committee probably will make an ex
haustive study of the document and
various related subjects, it has been
intimated that the committee would
hold hearings. Some senate leaders-
hate expressed the belief that Presi
dent Wilson might appear before the
committee or at an executive session
of the senate to explain various por
tions of the treaty and league covenant.
WILL LAND SOONER
THAN WAS EXPECTED
(BV THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TO THE BANNER)
"WASHINGTON, July 6 Charges that the president
organized the National Council of Defense, before war was
declared, in ubsohitc'violation'of the law and that he there
by created a secret government in the United States, which '
formulated war legislature, dictated the policies the coun
try was to pursue and befriend big businesses, were made
today by Chairman Grayham of the special house commit
tee investigating war department expenditures.
Minutes of the council were read to the committee bv
Mr. Grayham, together with a report that the council had
assumed such powers, that Major Goethala of the traffic
division of the war, had defied it. Cabinet members are said
to have protested against its activities and Judge Gray,
president of the United States Steel organization', accused..
it ot operating in flagrant violation of the law.
Mr. Grayham declared that the president created the
secret government by ignoring and reversing the intent of
congress in authorizing the establishment, of a council of
nation defense in August, 1916.
Impossible For Him To Leave Members Returning to Wash-
Washington On Speaking
Tour Until Next Week.
By Associated Press to The Hannorj
WASHINGTON, July 7 Jhere are
ington To Receive Address
rBy Associated Press to Tha Banner
WASHINGTON, July 7 Members
the senate and I liouso began re
Indications that President Wilson will turning to Washington Sunday pre-
not leave before the middle of next parat0ry to 'the reconvening Tuesday
week on his tpeaking tour, '0f congress after a week's Fourth of
He was Invited by wireless to at- jUiy recess. The appearance of Pres-
tend the Methodist centenary at Co- idont Wilson before tho sonate Thurs-
lumbus, Qh'lo, but replied that he felt ,iaVi at which time ho will lay before
It would be Impossible for him to tnnt body the German peace treaty
leave Washington before the centen- lln,i the Franco-American agreement
ary ends, next Sunday. and consideration by the houso of
When tho prosident reaches Wash- war-timo prohibition, onforcoment
ington, lato tomorrow, ho will find legislation are expected to outran
an accumulation of ofilcial business, anything else boforo congress within
needing his attention. Among tno tho next fortnight.
fBv Associated Preiu to Tho Bannerl
MINEOLA, July 7 Weather condi
tions will be unfavorable for tho re
turn flight of the British dirigible dur
ing tho next forly-olght hours, ac
cording to a weather report sent- to
tho airship at Mincola, by tho navy
department this afternoon. Threat
ening wouthor remains over the sea,
and heavy winds would probably bo
oncountorcd as far as Newfoundland.
ALLIES TAKING STEPS
TO DEMAND Tl
Andrew Boriar Law So Indi
cated In the House of Com
(Bv ARsoclBteil Pris to Tlio RAnnrr.
IXTvDON, July 7 Tho allies havo
not yet made any official presentation
to the Dutch government for tho de
livery of the former Gorman, emper
or, but necessary steps are being tak
en In the matter. Androw Bonar Law,
government spoltespian, declared in
the house of commons today.
Annwerine many iluestions as to
whether there was any unofllclal conv
raunfeation with tho Dutch govern
ment. Mr. Law said: "I would rather
Another mombor of the house ask
ed "Is the spokesman for the govern
ment awaro that nobody partlcuarly
wants the ex-kalser to be brought
hero?" Tho cmostion was loudly
STREET CAR STRIKE
IS ON IN CLEVELAND
By Associated Press to The Bannei,
CLEVELAND, July 7 Street car
sorvlco was again at a standstill to
day as a result of tho strike which
started yesterday, when 2600 motor
mon and conductors of tho Clovoland
Street Itallway Co. refusod to work
until thoy wcro granted their do
mands of a wago Incroase of twolvo
conts ail hour.
IBy AnoctntPflJ,res to The Banner) -J4EW
YORK, July 7 A radio met
sagefrom the George Washington,
the naval transport which is carrying
Pj-esident Wilson on his' return voy
age, Indicathed that the ship woDld
arrive home earlier than expected
and that the president would proba
bly reach Hobokcn at 1:20 p. m. All
arrangements for his reecption have
been completed and it is expected
that a small fleet of steamers will go
dewn the bay to gret the George
GERMANS AND POLES
bills are tho sundry civil measure,
with its shipping board and other
huge appropriations, tho army meas
uro, tlie navy bill, tho agricultural
bill, tho repeal of tho daylight saving
law, tho doncioncy bill, tho vocational
education bill, and othora.
Tho president Is duo to reach
Washington botween ; 10 v and 11
o'clock tomorrow, aftor brief welcom
ing cctemonlos at Now York.
Tho address to bo made by tho
president in presenting tho treaty Is
awaited with great Intorest by both
advocates and opponents of tho
league of nations covenant. THo
treaty, as well a3 tho Franco-Amerl-can
agreemont probably will be re
ferred immediately to tho foreign re
lations .committee. No plan for con
sideration of tho treaty has boen an
nounced by thy coinmittoo, but tho
COMMANDING ON MEXICAN BORDER
IBy Associated Press to Tno Banned
NEWARK, July 7 Robbers broko
open ihe back door and gained en
trance to Elks-Salvation Army cam
paign headquarters Sunday afternoon
while hundreds of people crowded the
streets. The robbers jimmied the
strong box and stole about ?500, the
procppdo of nn nutomnhllo rafllo Pat
urday night. No clew.
Tillll if ' T i 1
IN A DIG BATTLE
Several Persons Are Report
ed . Killed And A Large
IBy Associated Press to The Banner
COPENHAGEN, July 7 Several
persons wero killed, and a large num
ber wero wounded" In disturbances
Sunday at Kattowltz, Upper Silesia,
according to advices received from
flcuthon. Germans and Poles t6ok
part In tho disturbances. v
As authorized by congress thecoun
cil was to be composed of six mem
bers ot the cabinet, who were domi
nalors, .and , seven civilians selected
by the president, who were to act in
puroly an advisory capacity,
Instead of doing this, Mr. Grayham
asserted, the president made the ci
vilians the real dictatorsAWifa unlim1
ited powers. Behind closed doors,
for weeks and even months before
war was declared, Mr. Graham said,
these seven designed practically ev
ery war measure which congress sub
sequently enacted. They devised the
entire system of purchasing war sup."
plies, planned the press censorship?
designed a system of food control, se
lected Herbert Hoover as its head,
even-4etermlned- upon -the? day
light saving scheme.
Conceived within the law, but de
veloping into a direct violation of 'trie '
law, it is not surprising to Hnd this
secret government of the United
States allowing interested parties to
regulate and fix, the prices of war sup
plies, Mr. Graham said.
HOGS CONTINUE TD
ADVANCE ON MARKET
Price of Corn Also Took A
Jump Today To $1.94 Per
ARED OFF TODAY
No Americans Injured And
No Damage Done To Am
fBy Associated Press to The Bannerj
FLOIIENCE, Italy, July 7 Tho
striko horo was officially declared off
at midnight Saturday night. All Is
calm throughout the city. Although
there are largo colonies of Americans
in vimnnrn. no Americans wero In
jured nor was there any damJij&Q, dono
to American property. j-argocLrawus
assembled in tho streets thitfjupraing
unaware that tho striko had been or
flclally declared off.
By Associated Press to The Banner
CHICAGO, July 4 After breaking
high price records last week, the hos
market continued upward today. New
tojj quotations wero established at
$22.10 a hundredweight as against an
average price of $21.53 on Thursday,
since when there has been no sensa
tional advances. The sharpest ascent
of corn fot the July delivery was
mado today when it took a jump ot
.seven cents, making it sell for 11.04
TS TREATY SOOH
Allies Planning To Hand Ov
er The Peace Terms Some
BE LIFTED SON
By Associated Press to The Banner
PARIS, July 7 The proposed Aus
trian peace treaty will bo ready for
presentation to the Austrian delega- '
tlon on Tuesday. The full text of tho
document now is In the hands of the
The presentation of the terms to
the Austrians probably will not be ac
companied by impressivo ceremonies
such as were held for the, signing of
the German treaty at.d the first meet
ing with the vAustrlans.
Ten days or two, weeks are expect
ed to be given the Austrian, delega
tion to study the new articles on fi
nancial, economic and reparations
questions, and also certain boundary
lunus wnicn were not covered in the
first draft given them.
Disposition of German War
ships Will Also Be Deter
STORM DAMAGES NEWARK
Tears Down Trollsy Poles and Wash
es Out Road Bed
l'liotosrnpl, of MnJ. fii'ij. DoHtuy Cubull. comimfmliT of tliu miiiiIiih'ii
(lopiirunciUi v' ls. lu conurfaiid of tho American troops nloug tio Mexican
border. JA .
NEWARK,' July 7 A heavy storm
toro down trolley poles and wires and
washed out tho roadbed of the Ohio
Electric Railway Co. east of this city.
Traffic was completely blocked
from C until midnight.
Other property damage to residents
amounted to several thousand dollars.
By Associated press to The Bannerl
. PAR.IS, July 7 Removal of tho
censorship between 'Franco and Gerf
niany was on tho program for dis
cussion at tho session' ot the alied
council this afternoon: .It Is under
stood, that the supreme economic
council bus recommended that tho
censorship be lifted with tlie raising
ot the blockade. The recommendation
probably will be approved.
The commission of admirals ap
pointed to consider the disposition ot
the remaining German warships met
today. In effect Us repott states that
no recommendations be made on the
question until the policies of the var
ious powers have been decided upon.
Some favor the sinking of the ships
or breaking them up, while others
wsh them to bo divided among the
WILL ADDRESS SENATE
President Will Talk On The
League of Nations 'At
IHy Associated Press to The Banner
WASHINGTON, 'July J President '
Wl'.son will address tho senate. on the
peace treaty and the Leaguo of Na
tions at 12:15 o'clock Thursday. Do
cause the treaty will bo under discus
sion some doubt exists as to whether
the meeting In the senate sould be
open, but it is understood that Mr.
Wilson 'desires it to be It haB not yet
been definitely determined when the
president will start on his trip around
the country to talk for, tho I.eaguo ot
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