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ALBUQUEEQUE, NEW MEXICO, MONDAY, MARCH 30, 1914.
THK i;vi:vix itrnAi.n
ou 4. no. it.
Takes Portfolio Himself.
MUST RETURN TO HIS
PEOPLE FOR RE-ELECTION
Sir John French and Sir John
Ewart also Definitely Re
sign from the Leadership of
(Ity UhiiI Wire o Fvcnlna lli-rnl.l l
London, Marrh 3tl A scries
of sensations In Hi" house of
.,miii..h tins iiiurimon In con-
iv.-iui.ii with tlii' B'my crisis
reached it climax Hli lint un-
nuii I'lm nt by Premier A-
ipiiiti that he himself would an-
some Ihe portfolio of secrelury
llf ur Vacated by Colonel
Heoly today, lit- utlOd Ihitl. Ma
provided liy lavt, he would re-
1 1 r from tho house f com-
limns uniil hut constitutonts In
F.asi Fife re-elected hlin.
The pr inter s absence from
parliament will nol lust longer
Ih.in I Hit weeHs Ilia re-eli-c-
li. .n lor Ihe Kcotttsh division lie
Iihh represented ever sinco he
a entered parliament In regaid-
ed us a foregone conclusion.
The decision of the iirrnuM
was wholl..- uii xpectcd. II nu-
mental ily overshadowed the. re-
tiremciil " of Colonel Wcely.
Field Marshal French mid Ail-
luiant Knurl. .ofllicbiiis. how-
cut. w brought hack lo the
a) original uo oi I ho miniate-
rial crisis by the admission uf
Viscount Morley in Ihe liouao
or lonlM. who confessed mHiiy of
i li-- uniomal (lurii'i ttiiil Kuie
4 I In- Inl lin.ilioii Ihut Viscount
Morley himself liilriiiluU lo ri'-
lire from politics
London, Mar.h 3'i t'olonel J"hn
fecl. at-ireiary lr war .resigned h.
poillolio In the (ulii i.-t today nnd ma
n situation was aivepU'd u ihe pre
mier. Piemier Asiuith himself decided tu
take ihe sei rel urj Hip ol war III pla
ul t'olonel 8-cly.
Xir John Fieiicli, chief of the Im
perial . ii. ral si. iff of the Hrltish '
111 and Sir John Kw.irl, adjuluiil
general to tb funes, dinnltely re
si:ned from the servl.e today.
"Colonel Pi-t-l a resianalioii haa
been a.-ci pteil," was the expression
by premier As.iillli In unnuuiicln. In
thu houav today that his war secre
tary hud paid the penally of his In
discretions In a.ldin. to a cabinet
document the two parusruphg whi h
have aroused such . fcelinir us to
thread n ihe existence uf the inllrj
The nrat Information by members
of parliament thst Colonel Seely hud
il.tililtely resumed fioni Ihe cabinet
was when he entered Ihe In. use and
took a real on Ihe back oeicbea in
stead of umonii hla late colleague.
The parasrapha wln. h uid Ihe
riaia were colilaini'd in a r'emoran
d ii in wrliieii to llrliudler lien. ral Hu
bert iluiiith and contuined the follow.
"Tbo goveriiinent must retain its
light to use all Ihe forces of the
lowii In Ireland or elsewhere to
lallitain order snd support the civil
p.nver In the ordinary execution of
their duly, hut ll has no Intention
whatever of taking advantage of lh!a
light In order lo crush pulith-al op
position lo the policy or the prin
ciples of the home rule bill."
The later repudiation of th se par
agraphs by Ihe cabinet aa taken as
a rebuff by Field Marshall Hie
John French, virtual commander In
inter of the army, and by Hir John
rCtt'art. thu a.ljulaiil generul lo Ihe
The two generals immediately re
sign! d and all eltorla made by the
king, the premier and other minlalera
failed lo Induce (hem lo chimgo their
The resignations were made del
tnlte today. '
Premier Aa.illth'a further in.
Iioiineement that he hhr.aelf would
take up the portfolio of aecretary for
War came In the nature of a suipriae.
Haviu a mummed his Intention to
take up Ihe orlbe he declared he
would utlre from Ihe house of coin-
ns In onUr lo comply with Hie
law "until It please my constituents
to sail. lion inv return."
The premier then dramullcally
walkr.1 out of the chamber amid
frantic cheers from lb., liberals, th-i
nutloiinliata and Ihe labor inetnbeie.
Ihe whole body of whom rose to the.r
f. .1 and waved li.tudkaicliicfs and
papers as he left.
Mr. Asquilh, hating scrvplfil, "n
office of profit under Ihe crown" mini
now return lo Ilia constituency of K.il
Klfe Hcotland. for re-election, .in
the I ii at occasion he received B.I II
vol pa ugnlnnt the J. 350 uf hia I'nlon
When Premier Aaniillh entered Ihe
house lod.iy he waa ureeted with u
Una i ovation from the In em tier a on
Hit. ininlkleriul aide. lie ali'irlly :if
lerwnr.1 rof heforo the irod.-d
hiimher to miike hla promlaed aiute-nii-nl
on the army rriala.
The premier auld:
"Aricr full conaUlernllon Field
Murohnl Freni-h and Adjutant (i.n
erl Kwnrt luive peralated In their
deaire to he relieved of their olllce.
In the pulilie Interest, I deeply dr.
plore the derlalon of '.he nullunt 'h
eers. snd I ennnot apeak too WHrmly
or arai. 'fully of the ntiiliiy. loyally
and devotion with whlh they have
aerved Ihe alule and the army, nnd
will. I hope continue o aerve."
Th.. prime niinlaler proceeded to
tell Ihe h.niBe Hint t'olonel Seely ha"
informed him lo h Unreal rearet Ih't
he fell hound to take Ihe a.ime coiirae
nd reaitin from .lie aecretaryahlp
Mr. Aa.iiiih then apr.inn his sen
.ilion un the hnuae tie anlil:
"In Ihe elr.iimalMneea and after
iniiih ronKlderatlon I have fell ll my
iluty In aaaiime III.. olTli-e of aecretary
for war Hlthouch I have taken Ihe
step only with the irenleat re'urlanr..
in what I lielieve to be a greut pulilir
That the premU-r'e snnoiincemenl
waa it cuniplete surpriae waa evident
on every hand. The inembe-a on the
mintptertal aide of Ihe hoiiae were
momentarily tttru.-k dumb. Then tln-v
jumped up on Ihe seats nnd broke
Inlo wild hurra 111".
Premier Aa.iiiih added that Kir
John Fren.-h and hir John Kwart had
naked him l.i a.iy thst they were In
ai'ioril Willi Ihe atatemenl he li'i'l
ninde to the hoiiao on Friday.
In niiiiinini ln Unit KIiik Ueomi
hod slKiiillrd bin uppruval of hia in
aumption of the war portfolio. Mr
"I have taken Ihe law to the hlnh.
rat h'Kal suihorlliea to ol.i.tin theli
oinion and all the lawyers are
ajiieed that I must reslKn fn.li th
houae of cotnmona.
I therefore, ai'ix'rilins; to the law.
retire until tny ronailliii-nla ahull have
Hiven their approval uf my ari eptan.
of thia ortl.e,"
In a brief personal statement Col
onel Heely told Ihe house there waa
no difference between hi:iiaelf and his
colleamiea In the ruhluet on any po'lit
uf policy or principle. He paid hi-
hud pressed his resignation because
there appeared, although such waa
not hia Intention, to have been e lr
rain with the rmv officer, re sard
ln the service they should rend.-r "
the crown. Neither had ir John
French nor John Kwart the intention
uf making such a bargain.
Andrew llomtr Ijiw. lender of Ihe
oppoaitlo!!, thoiiKhl It would be Im
possible, to proceed with tl.e Irish
home rule bill In the absence of the
premier, but Premier Asiilth re-
marked he would be ai hand if nd-
was wauled and then left the
houae, of which lleglnuld M. Kenn.i
th home secretary, assumed Ihu
The resignation of Vlscouni Mor
le, of lllaekbiirn. as preaident of Ihe
imin.il la generally expected lo fol
low that or Colonel Keely with whom
he waa associated in drawing up the
offending paragraphs of the memor
andum to the otllcers.
Premier Asqulth has decided that
he w ill take only one salary instead f
the two to which he la entitled aa first
lord of the treasury, premier snd aec.
retnry for war.
The by-election In Fast Fife will
Probably tske place on April IS. If
the 1'nlonlsts should deride to con
leal the eaU Colonel A. Hi. rout will
again he their candidate.
In the course of his speech Colonel
Keel v swHl:
"(Irave Issues have been raise 1
which may mean that the whole army
rslem may have to be recast.
Ministerial cheers greeted Ihe re
mark, which was Interpreted as sug
gesting Ihe demo. rati, lifcillon uf the
Viscount Morley In replying to a
'tuesllon put by lord Curton In the
hnuse "f lot.ls. admitted that he had
offended against a cabinet rule. As-
how It happened that "If the govern
ment felt compelled lo withdraw the
paragraphs and Colonel Heely to re
sign, we si III have the good fortune
of seeing Viscount Morley si ill In
charge of (hia house." Ihe pleai.le.it
uf ihe coii'i.il replied:
"I will answer that Quest Ion more
or less aatisfactoiy tomorrow, pc"
haps." GERMAN OIL N0TE
MERELY A MATTER
OF POLITE INQUIRY
(He Irnaca Hir lo r.rening tlereid
Washington. March 3U. Pi esident
Wilson today Ues.rilied the recent lu
sirn.iions lo Ainbnasador lierard at
Her I . li. in colineiiloil with the Her
man oil monopoly bill pending In Ihe
lelihstiig. us merely In Ihe nature of
an In, iuiry and nol a protest. He
told cullers Unit the ainbnasador had
been Instructed to asvertimi If there
were any discrimination a;.int
American Industry, and lo report his
findings lo Washington.
The altitude of this got eminent
has been 1 lint the Herman govern
ment was ii li i ii Us t ights in cn ui.ng
ui: uil monopoly and Ihul the ,oniro
versv was luigcl between American
concerna, Ihe Mnndur.l nil company
and Independent corporations. It I"
believed that Ihe Instructions to Mr.
irrard were to leuin part it ulnrly if
any American properly was lo be
confiscated us the result of Ihe bill,
without due compc iihiii Ion.
Ile eol reports that Ihe bill might
be killed lu Ihe Itl. bslag en m iuuiil
of eiaiallel opposition have been
noted w.tli inlt-resl hue.
i aes fear w w
Stand Pat and Progressive
Wings Convene at Lincoln
in Effort to Patch op a
Separate Conventions in Ses
sion Today Listening to
Plans for Mixing Oil aid
Ily 4smI VIi in Kiciilng Herald.
I. lie ..III. Neb , March an. A pln.i
lo unite the conservative and pro
gressive wings of Ihe Itepulilica-l
parly In Ne-.raska was laid before 'In
state committees of the f.iciio.ia
whe:i Ibey convened here Ibis after
noon. It was the desire of Ihe chair,
limn, A. C. Kpperson of Hr !'roire
alvea nnd Frank Currle of lh- Con
servatives lo cfTu'-t a reconciliation. I,,
order to call a state corn cnlioii of the
Party and plan for united wor dui
I ig the campaign next tall.
The harmony plan as proposed b
II. II. Howell, Itepuiillcan nallonil
committeem.nl from Nebraska, to
each convention anil approved by th
two hiilr.ii. n was that Ihe two ex
ecutive committees of each wing tu
act ti gel tier in Ihe ciillink or a stiC"
ornvenl(on. apportioning delegates,
hearing 'con terns and naming tempor
ary oltlcers with either Mr. F.ppeison
or Mr. Currle aa temporary chairman.
Iiltte trtMVi fr lcniv.
I. In. ..In, Neb., .Mulch 30. Keeking
or a reunion oi me i oiisci vuuie unu
progressive wings of Ihe ItepublpHii
party in Nebrasku, representatives "f
the two fa. I ions met here t day In
separate aceidoiig and In each took
up a discussion of the piopisals to
reunite for the campaign next full.
.tllKNpll-lf of ItricklHll.
It was apparent thai Ihe Inn fn.-
Hons were not in u harmonloua at
tltude when they i onvened In aep.
arate s'snli.tii Ih.s sifternoon Com- i
null. email liushni-ll of Lincoln, ,
speaktiiK for the majority of Ihe
progressive delegates, slated that it
would be their action to force Ihj
i onservaliyes to capilul.ite and rec
ognlie the men under Chairman Fp- I
person as the real K -p.il.li.au purty j
of this state. Tins wus not In u. - !
cordahce with Mr. Kpp rsoii'a plans
The coniH-rvailx e followers were '
ciunll- as set in their views, dcspitu j
the urging .f Chairman Currle. I
Leaders declared that they were op
posed to recognising the progrcs
slvea as the real In publican purty
becauao of a court ileclslon of I 1 1.
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i... ii iiH.l.ni lilt. ... riv. ..!
aa those to be placed on the Kcpul.l
ran ticket. He. ogmlion of the hcr
faction might lead to a tangle In af
fairs that could not be easily solved,
and which might result In the utter
defeat uf the purty ut the next elec
tion It was pointed out.
Chairman 1'pperson, speaking of
the progressive wing pointed out
that dilfcren.es arising In 1MJ.
which resulted lu the spill now buvu
passed, and Ihut h-iruiuiiy should
rule to Ihe success uf the party.
Confesses He First Struck
Young Woman With
Wrench Then Killed He;
(Ily leased Wire lo Evening Herald. J
l.lltle Falls, N. Y., March 3u.
Jean Olaiiina. under arrest charged
with tbv murder of Miss l.v.lni
I i.e. her. the young school teacher
who was found beaten and stabbed
to dct.ih In the woods inur Poland,
has i oitfcascd his guilt, according to
lilsiiict Attorney laiicll.
tlianlnl saul In his ronfessl.ji.
which wns ninde 8i.lur.lay Slid dis
i losed today, that he had asked Miss
lleecher to go whh him lo see hlr
p.irenis n regard In his reinstate
ment In the Poland high school
Irein Willi ll be bad been expelled
a! the 011114- woman's Inst igal ion.
H. fol their arrival Miss lleecher be
came frightened, he said, and Insist
ed nn returning, tltanlnl declares
4ie then wit her with a wrench h.
had Ion. cab d In his Ho. kct Slid
knocked her down. Then he be.. I
her, slabbed her severul limes wllh
a knife, and diuuged her body Into
the bushes and went home and to
Statement in Advance Rate
Case Before Interstate Com
merce Commission Gives
OPERATING INCOME IS
j Seven Months Showing Indi
I cates Enormous Falling Off
in Operating Income of All
(Ily I .cased lre to FlventiiB Herald.
Washington. March D(l. A do
crease hi net ooerutl'ig Income of
.r. 1 . 0 2 . 9 :i Ti . or 13.1 per cent of th'J
e- stern niUwa.is wus il-scribed In ,t
statement sol. milled to the Inter
state commerce commiKsloii today ut
Ihe resumption of bearings In Ihc
e.hunce rale case, coi.nng u p.-ri.'.l
of seven nii.nl ., ended January ll,
lull, us compared Willi Urn corres
ponding period of lasi year. The
luieiinnt vaa presented on behalf
. f the ratluu) by Horge Stuart I'ui-
lerson. Ken. nil counsel lor the I'cnn
sylw.iii.i railroad, who advised Hie
iommisslon Ihul the figures hud
I.e. n tubulated from the reporla
mad.- by Ihe roud.
The figures In, lust.. I n decrease
ill total freight revenues of tltiH'.''J
":i. a.i increase In piissetiger reve
iiiiiH of ti.TSt an liurcuw of
I2.i!t!.t."4 ill other sources of In
come, and a Ue. reuse ,u total rue
nues ol ttt.H'.ifi.r,!). or 1.1 per cent.
The total op. rutin j expenses showed
an Increase of t4D.lt I o ::3, or 11
per cent. A general increase, also
was show n In van-us phases of
r.iliroi.d traiisporiHilon, the sggre-
ilnismg above ilcvrciiMo In
lii't oM-rating Income.
Clifford Thorne. chairman of llr:
lowu a'atc railroad commission, rcp
lesenung eight western slates in op
position to thu proposed Increase in
ales. preM iited n s nopsis of his
recent testimony before the commis
sion. He maintained that the con
test was one between Ihe carriers
mid shippers mid that unv horizon
tal Increase In rates Would be un
justified. ASK STAY OF
FOUR GUN MEN
(llr la-i Wire lo Fuming Herald.'.
New Yolk, March an II. Lionel
Krinule of counsel l,.r the four gun
men who wero found guilty of (lie
'murder of Herman Ilosenllvil. Ui
I gumbler. left New York for Albany
today with u t ell, cm asking ilovernor
ililinn lo stay the exectuion of the
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:ueillll seo.i:o c fe i'.i ni'w .. i-. ....,.
nfter the seeo-id trial of Churl;
Decker. Ihe former police lb ulennnt
whose conviction was set Iislde by the
court of uppeuls
The petition Is sivned by ten of
the twelve Jurors who convicted the
It Low Down
i Single Handed. San Francisco
Officer Raids Chinese
Gambling Dem. Absence of
Queue Causes Grief
laNtst'd Wire to Fienbig llerakl 1
11111 Francis..'. March 311.--Slligle-haiilled.
I' .Holm HI Mi
chael Miller raided a kamhl!i'K
den in Chi. at. -v. 11 li.st 11. Kill and
ci.rralcd Hum orienials . He
had only live 111 tow. however,
when he reai bed the station
"You should have known bet
ter, Michael." admonished tin
desk set ge l i t, ' than to Iry lo
arrest ao many of them tellowa
fall by youru lf 'low did ou ex
pect to btii.K tliein nil in'.'"
Michael l lulled shee,iHhly.
"Y'ou see. scigeaiil," he exlu'il
ed, "I haven I been 011 the Chi
natown beat since the Chinese
turned repul.lu alls and started
to pair, li'...- the tun be r shops.
In the old il", a cop witli a
wooden Uf loiild have pinched
thirty of these Ion ian hots. Hut
tonight, Alien I initio me raid
and reiiche.l for llielr s.ulps, I
lound Dial c.ery bleaned one of
'em had g.,t balr-i ul and ao
I couldn't lie Ihelr o,ucucs to
gether, ll was pluyiu' 11 inigbiy
low down ..11 the polite for e
when tlu-y cut off Iheir p.gtaiis."
AIiqaIiiIa Rilsnrs friim Tnrrenn
Lends Color to Belief that!
Villa is Having Grave
FEDERALS CLAIM UTTER
DEFEAT FOB, THE BANDIT,
Admitted by Refugees that
Rebel Commander has had
Desp-irate Uphill Fight
from Very Beginning
flly lrMxil Wire lo Kw'nlntf Herald. 1
Juarez, Mux, March ;1U. No
reports troin C.uneral Villa were
receiivd this morning, and II
wus assumed slllat lUlillng at
11v11n 1 i 11 im,
IIKSl'l lt i i; I Pllll.l. I H.HT
Kl Paso, Tex., March an.- Thui
icneral Villa and his rebel army. It
not dcf.-iilei! i 'I one. ui, ure hi least
hating despetate uphill baltle, was
the opinion geltcrallt expressed here
today by foreign relugees from Mex
ico. Tbo opinion was baseii on the ub-
sence of a. It ices irom linpurtliil 011-
scrvcrs from the front on statements
given out by Ihe Mexican fed.nai
consul here, 1111. 1 on stories told by
Americans from Chihuahua, and other
A Culorudo mining man Jusl,. In
from Parral said that I lie city wjs
crowded with rebel wounded. Arriv
als from Chihuahua quoted two
Americans who arrived I here last
Suiurduy Mom the rrout, staling th.it
the rebels had suffered terribly in
dead and wounded and were by nu
means having the successes whi-'li
they hate reported.
The ioiisiiI asserted that Villa ha. I
been defeated all along the line.
Two telegiams from Ihe M. xic ill
federal coiimiI at KnKle Pass. Texas, I
who said the Information came rit- ',
rect from Torreoii by wire jester.liy;
were received and federal sv 111 put hir.- I
era were Jiiinlutit. I lie- messages sain
the rebels were drawn Into traps In
Hie bull rintf and the smeller at Tor
reoii and Unit mines were exploded
The consul said that the rebels had
retreated at all points, including Ho
mex Palacio nnd lTdo.
telegram crcditt .1 to federal ilen-
eral Mans said that federal trim;,
cut u retreating rebel column o
pieces, killing six hiliidreil.
Some of the highest rebel 1
loduy confessed they were ul sc
ihe true situation.
rif.iiTixfi i.txiki i mhi
T TMPICt WHIN
Wsshlnglon. .March 3'i Hear A l
ii. Hal Mayo, lit Tallll-I reported
the navy depaii 111. ni lai.- today th '
federal garriMin at Talupico bud bnetl
reinforced by VH men Irom I'ai
doling, with iwo Ibid pieces and an
armored 1 ar. said 11. cording t
an unconlliined report. 11 large body
of rebels bad 1 rossed the river above
AMI.I1K s IIYPIIH Y lll lMi
ui i.i:sKi in mi ico
Washington. M uch :ia.-l'r. Lam-
bcrt. an Ameri an physician, arrei.-
ed by Mexe an aiiMi,. rules .11 l.i M 1-
chiita, after .1 . oristiiutuinallst oltl-j
cer on whom he had eprloruied 1, i 1
operutlon had ,l. .l. has been rcleas ,.l '
as the tesult of the energetic i tl i"i i
of Heiicmrj liamels. ill the re
Magnetic Observatory in
Southern Arizona Has
Shock as Serious as that of
'Fiisco in 100G.
lilt I .eased Wire lo p-etilng Herald 1
in. s.,11. Ariz, March 1.11 Violent
.-a ,i b.iia Ue shock were lecor.ted
last main at 6 o'clock hi the I inl.-.l
Males macn.li. oba-rv aloi eleven
miles east i.r Tu. s.,11. The record
vva. as sharp as thai made be the
lembli.r that shook a portion of Cal
i. .im.i in lSvti.
The shocks were nolicenble I.,
rui.ebeis lii Hie vicinity of the mag
netic ol.sert utoiy, but no lmpn-sioii
was received by the seism. igi upli or
ihe Tu..iii obsertatoiy. at the fool
of Calal.iin mountain. 17 III, lea swat
oiiiriieinl.iiiiiti of thn i'e c riul :t
Nog. ties he ordered llear A.lrmril
ll..iinl to send a wnr"lii to T"p.
bampo Tile irinser New luleiii
steame.l once and l'r. uiilert
W .1 released.
I'lials. I I'Hhaiighnessy reiorte. flic
relca-e of three Ano-rl.-j. ns, liobl
schml.lt, Iionaboo and Cr.slbwait--,
held on cb.itt.s of aiding tin. rebels.
Ilucrla freed lliem.
Though Ihe r. oi ls berel. f.ire have
been f.uily smeessful in mainl.iinltin
order in oiirn. ralillrvg nnd pillag
ing by bunds vl mauraii.lers lire re
ported. The Hliermun and Williams
ranches, owned by Americans, haie
been robbed but Ihe authorities have
dispatched un fxpedition lo recover
Tbo continued III health of Mr.
o'rHiiiiiglinessy tins made some assist
ance lie .-cxnar.i . and Warren IV H'b
bins, of .Massa' buselis, has been se
lecteil to a. t us se -ouil se. relary. Ilia
tinmlmitlon will be sent to Ihe senate
roon and then Mr. Itobbins. now In
this country on vacation from his post
at the cm!uii.y at Pmls. will lie or
dered to the City of Mexico,
Mr. Kobbina was .ti l. bed to the
legation ul Lisbon and the embassy at
llilenos Ayrcs before hla service at
JiJf n ill
MC1 tSCQStS JUSt
Like a Herd
Nebraska Sister Tells Suf
i rage DiiarKs tuat iti a
Cinch to Handle the Brutes
Once You Get Them Started
llr Ja-nsril Iro lo Fvenlng lcrabl.
la-s Moines, March 3u. Women
In Nebraska seeking suffrage found
"thai the men are very much like .1
flock of sheep." said Mis. I'lapcr
HniHh of I'mal.a. In addressing Ihu
ence In Us llliliul sesli.li here loduy.
In discussing I lie subluct "How wo
I did ll In .Nebraska." Mrs Smith said
I there was little difficulty xx-ricnc-I
ed in gelling men lo sign petitions
i for suffrage w hen a few of lliem hud
I taken the Initiative.
I The Misslsslppw Valley Suffrage
j conference opened for the third un
1 nual meeting here today with aev-
eral hundred women suffragists In
cluding Home of Ihu most prominent
leadeis In the movement In attend
The conference proper fas Inaug
urated tilth H muss m'eling yester
oat a tern, ...ii In which Miss Jan
A. I. lams of Ihe Hull house, Chicago,
was the principal speaker.
"Methods" is the general subject
cf the sessions, and every phase of
subject work Is lo be discussed. The
leaders In the movement In the va
rious states outlined plans they ha. I
toiitul most practicable. Much In -tiitcicHi
center. I 111, 1, 111 tbo Illinois
delegation The methods followed
In that state lu tic- recent cumpalgn
lr Anna lllount or link Purk. Ill .
iltscilHsed "Victories ttinco the Lust
Conference." while Mis ira,.r
Mm II h ,.f lii.i ll 11 told the delegatus
"How we did it in Nebraska."
The general discussion of the ses
sion wus l.-.l by Mis. Harriett Taylor
I'ploii of Warren, iilno. I'.xpencn-c.-s
in low a were told by Mrs. Klla
Mcllose of llootie.
New Administration in Is
lands will Pay Special At
tention t3 Improving
Health of Children
H EARLY HALF MILLION
CHILDREN IN SCHOOL
lly lvasitl Wire m Fycninj Herald. 1
Washington. Mar. h 3u. A leaia.e
,f the new a.loiiiilsrrali.,11 111 Hie
Philipplio-s Is the cdu.' in.l pro
gram win. h is In be greatly enlarged
nil. I poptll.ll lied. Vice ii.,teli,
Martin, .v bo is also se niary .,f pub
lic lliatl 111 Hon, u.cotd.llg to n.lvliai
h. re. has determined to d.-vote hlin-
elf esp.- Olllt t tll.l 1111 pi ot ellieill 01
the health of the s I10..I . hil.li. i.
pii'ling int.. practice tl.e old proee -l
of a s..i.li.l ii'iu.l in 11 s.iiiii.l I....I'
Already rein 11 s.ilile resulis lii
been alt. . in. d in Ibis .liie. tii.ii In 1I1.
Philippine schools following the su -ichMiiI
".,,111 caillpatgli" whH.I
br,,iiglit ul.'. ut n great di.ii, r-f noi
among the clil'dr. 1. In the Maui: 1
s, toads ah. ne 1 .si year out '' '.'tii'i',
childieii ex., mined 7 I i ri -i'.i.r '.I
inedoal "ll, nil', li and as a re,ili th'
mart serious forms of etvin ttisi-ases,
and tr.n honui are n,vt under conit. l
In "lie proitn.'e many children w.-ie
atTll.icd with hook worm.
Tbel,, nr.. nlren.lv ncaiiv hu'.f i
uilllioii chlblieu In ihe s. b.x.ls and '(
Is hell, v. , I that lit th.s sltelltloll
lli. li- welfnte tu a oioparatiirlv stool
time the entire Filipino people will
he ui, ally improved phi so- illy an I
in. mi il y.
Widow tit I'Taii Is Mead In V ! iin-ln.
Fond dn Luc. Wis. March :!" .- Mrs.
K.dwiird Hrugg widow of the com
mander ot the lain,, lis "loll brigade'
In the livil w.u, Is seriously 111 at her
hoinn Ive'i-. She is XI )ern old.
Executive Tells a Little Story
to Illustrate How Worried
He is Over Canal Tolls Situ
ation , '
NO DEMOCRAT BOUND TO
SUPPORT A SUBSIDY
Pronouncing Exemption from
Tolls a Subsidy He Points
to Baltimore Platform as
Supporting His Stand.
(It Ix'SM-d Wire to renting llorwlil.)
Washington, March 30 President
Wilson declared today that on uc-
count of the contradictory statements
J tu the llaltlmore platform Democrats
Ml,, ui, l nave no nesnaiion in young;
for the repeat of the Panama canal
The piesldent characterized tho e-
emptlon as a subsidy slid pointed nut
that one plunk In the Hall I inure plat
form expressed opposition to any gun-
sldy, dlrocit or Indirect, while an
other plank det lured for tolls e xemp
tion. The president uascrted there)
should ho no doubt among Democrats
ua to which should take precedence.
The preaident reiterated that ex
emption wus a pulley of the Jieuio
ciatlc house because It w.is punscd
through a coalition of He publicans
und a 'minority of Democrat 'ho
majority uf thn Democrats vvlluS
against It on the ground that It wag
The White House later authorized
limitation of what the president hail
said in answer to the charge lo tho
i fled that the president had made A
deal with Sir Wi Ilium Tjrrell, private
secretary to blr Kdward tlrey, thu
Hrltish foreign secretary. The presi
dent hud been asked If the charge
were true. The president replied:
"(if course, that answers Itself. It
Is jusl tho crowning lnsu.lt of a num
ber of Insults which have been intro
duced In this debate. The whole
thing reminds me uf a story I used tu
be food of tellinit, of a very effective
debater I need not iy where this
happened ho sent a challenge.
down Into a country very hostile to
him in debate. The people down
tin re did not like tho job very much,
but they put up the man they like
best and who is generally put up un
such occasions, a great big husky fel
low whom they culled Tm. Tin
hall. -niter was given the first hour
of the two hours allotted to the de
bate and he hud nut B"t more thsu
half way through his speech when .1
became evident that ha wus convinc
ing his audience, when one ot Tom's
pnrtisuns in the buck of thu rooru
cried out. 'Tom, Tom, cull hlin a liar
and make II a fight.' That la tbo
stage this has reached."
The president's auditors asked htm
If he was golig to fight and he smil
ingly answered, that be did not
Itcprcsc nlallie Doramus. chairman
of the Democratic congressional com
mittee, led off the fight In repealing
tho Panama tolls exemption in the
house today It was the third Uuy uf
dehati. un the iilcstll.tl.
Lx pressing regict ihut he differed
fioui the president he dot lured lh.il
i ireat Hutu. ii bad admitted the
Ann-lb an unlit to exempt coaslwiso
trade flolll lolls.
"If w cannot grini free transit to
our ships through the canal. ' be slid,
"lis b.-nejits will a'-crue to Kngland
an. I 11, , I ! oiii selves." He declared
that the Carn.gio peace endow incut,
"win. h il rites an annual Income of
-,00.0011 iicin riti.l trust bonds.," wis
no .si a, tlte "In rescuing the national
honor hi ,r.iniot ing tne reeal of the
law that Creat Hi Ham had admitted
we h id a rr. utv right to enact."
Fall Itoisom-w a t'ompeomls.
SVnalor Full licnuulPun of New
Mexico, gave the controversy a new
apc, I Li Introducing a bill to forb.d
thai toils be billed on Anient in
. oast vt Im. Vessels or I hose belonging
"i, i . ilu. tis of any eountry on this
. ..Ill I,, hi all, I c m , ged solcl in Irado
between pons of North and Kou'h
America, or both and duly ivgisturel
in,. I.r the law i,f the country ot
w in. h the owners of swld Vessels r
He lontended it would Work out to
s logical com Union, the policies ss
..i i.lnal'y onlcinplKled In the Mon
roe do.ii me.
"II would be convincing to llruzit.
A 1 1;. in ma. Chile, Mexico and other
Latin American coniurms un lh-
. oiiiiiu nl. ' he said, "thai the Culled
HI. ilea is In good faith In lis announce
cd polny of filendship and wuaiig
ness 1. 1 assist Iht-ae t'liuntriea, liot
only against uggrt ssions of f.,nUn
poweis hut m Hie development uf
their own irsounis"
I I i urn an iiitalid chair In the holiso.
(Coniluue4 on Pace Two,)