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RE-P. FLOOD DENIES
General Harts Not Implicated in
"Iorors." Army Works Wonder.
Washingto:3, Sopt. 27.-Denial of
charge. by H-rreseintative Bland, Re
publican, (of Indiana that Brigadier
Gene ral Ha ts was implicated in pris
on atroci in the American expedi
nir . r irlamle In a statement
3Z.. He 11native Flood, Demno
S of \rinia. minity :nemlber of
h . :-:unitte which return
I to Wahicitn today after inves
f;tng :son conditions and war
expenditur-~ 'n France.
'Ev. Cc fore the committee"
Mr. Fiood .- d. "cxonerated General
Harts. As -oon as General Harts heard
of alle1 privorn atrocities he pro
Ieded to correct them. Most of the
occurrences were recorded before Gen
eral Harts took charge of Paris affairs
and conditons certainly improved un
(eir his direction."
Mr. Flood said the accomplishments
of Anierican expeditionary forces
were phenomenal and unparalleled.
Never before hga there been such a
swift application of intelligent energy,
"I do not agree with Representative
Bland's somewhat comprehensive criti
cisni of the Akmerican army in France,"
said M\r. Flood.
"The buildinis alone, if placed end
to end. viomild have extended from
Brest to the Russian frontier of Ger
pany. or a'eut )00 miles. Wise Pro
vision was made for an army of 6,000,
000. Panne is still wondering at
"Of course In a t ime so hurried and
in a business so A ;t and complicated,
some mistakes a- errors of judgment
must have oceu -d. These were so
few in number ; so inconsequential
in re -'.!on to ti .ig things success
fully .comnplish 't they can hard
'y be .ietected."
'iI1E CAPITI'AL STiO(CH.
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Sat o! the -irst National bank.
auno Ceed I.. hanlk's decision to in
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000. T his ac:ion is taken to help care
for ti intcrased business of this in
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lar to hos- offered by other banks of
the s!unw capitalization. This bank
was o: ganized in 1906 iwith J. S. Craig
as pr.-sident. le was succeeded in
this position in 1912 by B. H. Boyd,
and from its organization the bank has
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The ollicers are B. H. Boyd, presi
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vice pi sidents: George W. Copeland,
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AT WHITE HOUSE
11thougli Apparently Much Improved,
Wilson has Cancelled all Engage.
Washington, Sept. 2.-PresIdent
Wilson returned to Washington today
. . . ' interrupted tour for th( peace
treaty. Ho lwas able to walk through
the railway station from his special
train t. a White H1ou se automobile,
and was takel at once to the White
llouse. where it was Said there was
litttle hange inl his coldition.
Presid(nt Wilson returned to Wash
ington today, to all outward appear
anc(-.s on the road to recovery from
the nervous exhaustion which inter
rupted his speaking tr ip for the peace
Leaving his bed virtually for the
first time since his special train start
ed homoward Friday from Wichita,
Kans., the President walked unsup
jiorted and smiling through the rail
way station to a waiting automobile
and later in the day took a two-hours
motor ride through Rock Creek park.
Dr. Grayson. the President's per
sonal physician, said his patient's con
dition .was as good as could be ex
pected, though a period of rest from
afficial cares would -be absolutely es
sential to completo recovery. The
afternoon ride was prescribed to give
MIr. Wilson sonic fresh air after two
and a half days of continuous confine
ment on the train.
Although he walked with an ag
gressive swing as he passed through
the railway station, the President was
feeling some weakness, Dr. Grayson
said, from a bad night's rest while his
s)ecial train was racing eastward.
Tonigiht he retired early after dinner
with his family at the White 11ouse
and Dr. Grayson was hopeful of a re
All of Mr. Wilson's engagements
for the iear future have been can
relled. and his physician will insist
upon a real vacation. No definite de
cision has been reached whether he
will romain in seclusion at the White
House or go to sonic rest resort, but
the indications were that the Presi
dlent would not leave the capital soon.
After a run of nearly 10,000 miles,
the presidential special reached Wash
ington at 11:15 this morning. Await
ing Mr. and 'Mrs. Wilson when they
alighted from their private car was
Miss Margaret Wilson, the President's
daughter. Outside the station he en
countered *he last of the many crowds
that greeted him on his twenty-five
day tour, and he was cheered as he
walked through the station concourse.
Ilelpiug Mrs. Wilson and Miss Mar
garet into tho automobile, the Presi
dent elinibe-1 in beside them unas
:isted. Doring the afternoon ride he
was accompanied by Mrs. Wilson and
Dr. Grayson, rwho had shared the tack
of caring for the President during his
illness aboard the train.
The only formal expression from Dr.
Grayson during the day was a bul
letin istued just before the train ar'
i'ivedl in Washington. It saidl:
"The President had a poor night's
rest, but lhe is doing as well as could
be expected In the circumstances."
TO FIRE UPON
UNITED) STATIES AVIATORS
Reported that Mexieants ilave Beeni
Ordered to Shoot Those Crossing
Fl Paso, Trex., Sept. :.-American
aviators flying into Mexiceo will be
firted upon by Mexican t roops, accord
ing to a mtessage ri'ived( today from
Mexico C'ity by 1El Naccional, a Mexi
Can new'~spaper' bere, whieh stated that
Ignacio lIonillas, MAlexlcan ambassador
at Washington, htad been instructed
to convey this infor'mat ion to the state
General M. M. Dieguese, command
er of the Car'ranza for'ces In Chihua
htua, has not yet been ordered to fire
on the Americani flyer's, pending the
reply of the United States to Don1
illas' communication, It Is said. Re
ports of aviators flying over Mexico,
have brouight inany coimpla Ints from
the Federal ofllcials.
Information was received here to
(lay fr'om General D)ieguese that six
former Villa fol lowercis had surrendered
to his troops and sought amnesty.
Their' pardon :was granted, it was
Washington. Sept. 29.-TIhe Unitedl
Slates government has not been in
formed of any decision of the Mexican
govern mentI to fir e on A merican avia
tot's flying over' Mexican t err'itor'y, It
was said att the state dlelar'tmeat todIay
whe(n attenitiotn wats ('ailed to an El1
P aso dIIspattch iutting a newspaper
there to the (fftect that such1 a deci sioni
had beetn i'ea('hd.
Otlli.'is said that Ambihasaotr lion
illas before leaving Wasinmgtoni last
Ii r.iday gave tnol itimti tht such1 at
tituode wvas likely to he assumiedl by his
.\ ear load of ('r'kery atnd (China
fo atrrive this week.
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