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RIG WAIR VESSELS
UO THROUGR CANAL
Six Dreadnaughts Negotiate Great
Waterway. Consumo Ten Hours.
On Board the U. S. S. Now Aexico,
July 26.-The Pacife fleet under the
command of Admiral Rodiman tonight
is floating in Pacific waters.
Six dreadnouights, led by the flag
ship New Mexico, today successfully
negotiated the Panama canal-tho
largest shlps that ever have passed
through this waterway. The average
time of passage for each warship from
Colon to lialboa was ten hours, elinm
iuating anchorage time in Glatumn
"This Is the biggest. event in the
history of the canal," said Gov.
Chaster Harding of the Canal Zone.
rhese dreadlnoughts are the largest
ships and this Is the largest fleet ev
mr to pass through the canal."
This afternoon Admiral Rodma n
lsited President Porras, of Panama,
vo congratulated the naval ollicer
)n his success In negotiating the
anal. Approximately 3,600 sailors
vere given shore leave at, Panima and
he city tonight is celebrating the ar
-ival of the fleet, which departs to
norrow for San Diego.
The fleet left its anchorage in Gat um
Aake at dawn this morning il'Oc'c-procd
ng in pairs two iotrs aparl. The
ew Alexico and Wyomiing led the
vay, followed by the Netw York and
Lexas and tile Mississippi and Arkan
To Admiiai Tlal, who planned
he operative organization of the
anal, was given the honor of direet
ng the course of the fleet dreadnought
o make the trip. Thirough the reach
,s of Gatuim Lake the dreadnoughts
teamed at 13 knots an hour. On
tearing the narrow confines of the
las Ohispo reach, however, John
,onstantine, canal pilot, who eschews
kavigating charts to the wonder of
Laval oflicials, reuced the speed to
've knots an hour.
Three hours from Gaiun Lake the
lagship passed uinder the .omu i nous
hadow of (;old l1ill tihe backbone of
he continent where many slides have
lcrilred. In passing Gold Iill, the
varships, from whose rails the pro
'erbial biscuit could have been t ossedl
ishore, entered the locks at Pedro
higuel, where 600 sailors, given
iberty, took a special train for Pana
Covernor H1ardin.g 'tnd Rear Ad
niral Marbury .lohnston of the Pana
na naval division came aboard as the
lagship was being locked down 30
feet to the level of 31lraflores Lake.
The operation of locking down the
dreadnoughts oproceeded with the
Same speed and precision as the lock
Ing up at Catin.
As the New Mexico eased her way
into Mllraliores Lake, a great crowd
Collected oil the concrete locks
cheered and a salute of 17 guns wat
fired on the flagship in honor of Gov
"It was no more trouble tian put
ting through the canal a ilect of Great
Lakes tugboats," said Admiral Rod
inan, who was visited by Rear Ad
miral William I. Shoemaker of the
dispatch boat. Rhode Isir/A and oth
er naval ollicers, wien the dispatch
boards anciored in Panama llay.
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URGES ('ALJN ESS
Warts .gniist Revolutionl. Looks to
League of Nations for iteisiont of
'Veinar, .July 23.--In addlessing
the national assembly today, Gustav
Adolph Hauer, the pr-emier, alluding
to the recent strikes, warned the
Country against a hasty revolution,
which lie said, could only be a c'Oterltt'
ievolution resulting in disaster.
Tile pr'einer admitted that the grteat
masses of tht people had grounid for
discontent and said it. was the govern
m1et.is task to relove anuy just. reason
for tiiis. The reimledhy, hue added, was
a law regulating worikers' councils
and econocl councils, witch tle gov
(rnment would draft.
There will also he a hill, the pie
mier announced, to nationalize elec
tric power stations andh socialize the
production of lignite. Time premlnier of
fer-ed t long exposition of the gov
ernment's policy which, lie said, was
one of socialization. He declared
tihat rthe socialization of iother
mines would follow that of the lignite
mines and said a -Democratic state
possessing railways, electricity and
mines would be in a position to give to
Germany's economic life that form of
contentment which hd considered
right and possible.
The premier, continuing, said the
workers' councils, 'with the district
economic councils and headed by the
imperial economic council, which it
was proposed to establish, were re
garded by the government as forerun
ners and the eventual -pillars of so
cialization. The government's police,
lie a(ddded, also would be devoted to
preventing the superfluous importa
tion of luxuries. and especially the ex
clusion of all imports which woud be
most likely unfavorable to influence
"W shall need to work and to ah
hor reveige," th preiter said, ill
conclusion. "We shall have to renew
our national lifo and give national
thought on the foundation of league
of national idea. On tile growth and
strenlghilening of the idea our hope
miust rest and from it. must come a re
vision of the peace treaty."
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WILSON MAY AGREE
TO SLIGHT IHANGE
Ophiloti Vrows That Treaty Will be
Modilied. Paclifc Coast Trip.
MWashington, July 27.-No word
came from the NWhite House today to
clear up intimations that President
Wilson before beginning his speak
Ing tour, might make some public ex
pression of his views on the reserva
tion to the covenant of the league of
nations which some Republican sena
tors insist are necessary to its ratill
Although no one in the president's
ollicial faiily would take notice of
these intimations, iwhich are wide
spread, the impression continues to
grow in congressional and oflicial cir
cles that the 'president has some such
idea in his mind.
Tomorrow the presideirt will rc
(eive callers at his desk in the execi
tive olices for the first time in several
days. All his appointments are with
)emocratic members of the house or
This morning the president, accom
panied by NIrs. Wilson, attended
church. In the afternoon he took a
long automobile ride into the coun
An aimnoineinent regarding 1the
president's forthbcoming trip to the
'acific coast is expected frot the
White louse tomorrow or Tuesday.
lr. Wilson has said to have under
consideralion ain itinerary calling for
hiis depairture front Wash ington, Au
gust .b. If this date is finally decided
inon he is due to arrive inl Los A n
geles, August 12, after making a few
speeches in the .Middle West.
it originally had been expected that
the trip would not start before Au
gust 10. at. the earliest.
Now, however, Mr. Wilson is de
scribed as being anxious to start his
"swing around the circle" as soon as
possible. His spieeches will be de
signed to give a clear cut analysis of
the conditions be feels make the
league of nations a necessity and the
things he hopes its adoption will av
complish. The president also prob
ably will take occasion to answer his
Edxtraordinary arrangements a ic be
ing iade to accommodate a large
number of newspaper corresponldents5
oil the trip, requests for permission to
accompany the chief exceutive having
poured into the White Ilouse from all
sectionms of the country. From pres
ent indications at least Iwo score ('or
respondents may go along.
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