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SIXTEENTH YEAR. NO. 200.
Wilson for “Untainted Americanism “
CONGRESS ADOPTS ARMY PLAN
HOUSE PASSES SHIPPING BILL SI I
TO 161, INCLUDING $50,000,000
FOR 0. $. OWNED MERCHANT MARINE
Measure Also Provide*
For Shipping Board
of Five Members
VOTE VICTOR v
ADMINISTRATION’
Ships to Be. Used As
Auxiliaries In
of War
WASHINGTON, May 20.—The
Hay-Chamberlain army bill was
pasted by the house today by a
vote of 349 to 25 It will go to
the president immediately for
hit signature.
Leader Mann and other Re
publicans, who demanded an
army of 250,000 men, voted
against the measure.
WASHINGTON. May 20.—Hy s
vote of 211 to HI, the Alexander
shipping bill, establishing a ship
pin* board and a $50,000,000 govern
ment corporation to build and oper
ate ships In foreign commerce under
♦he American flag, was parsed by
the honae.
It la an administration measure
which originated in the laat con
gress, mainly through the efforta of
Secretary McAdoo, but was defeat
ed through a bolt of Democratic sen
atora.
The ahlpping board of five mem
bera ia to be appointed hy the pres
ident and la to have power to regu
late ratea for ocean traffic. It will
have authority to build and lease
ships and to operate them until five
years after the end of the Kuropean
war. The Intention la to uae the
ahlpa principally In developing
routes to South America. In case
of war the ahlpa are to be used as
naval auxiliaries.
The Democrats voting against ‘he
till were
Olncy, Massachusetts, and Slay
den. Texas.
Republicans \otlng for the bill
were
Cary, Wisconsin. Miller, Pennsyl
vania; Mooney, Ohio; Karr. P»*r.nsy:-
.aula; .Voss, West Virg'nia; James,
of Michigan; Norton. North Dakota,
Si hall, .Minnesota; Young. North Da
kota. Rolato, California. Piiion,
South Dakota.
Kent, of California, independent,
and Martin, of Ixmlstana. Progres
sive, r.lso toted for the bill
RUMANIA NEAR
BREAK WITH
ALLIES, IS RUMOR
WASHINGTON. May :o —A rumor
was In circulation here thin after
noon that Rumania la near a break
with ihe Allien an the tenult of her
recently negotiated commercial
treat lea with Germany t nrt Austria.
One report, unconfirmed, said that
the French minister »o Rumania had
beer recalled.
The Information in raid to have
been contained In a private niens.'.f.e
to a brokerage home interested in
Balkan affair*.
The German aeml dfTIMal new*
Agency yesterday declared that the
Rukrlan government had taken step.*
to learn exactly what wan contained
In the treaties negotiated by Ru
mania, suspecting that they were- of
political Importance. The Berlin
agency said the Ru cabin foreign
r»fl|ee had authorised .1 statement to
this effect.
)ETROIT PAIR
HELD ON CHARGE
OF SMUGGLING
NEW YORK. May 20—< harlr* W.
ileßekowsky and his wife, Camille,
'fo. 199 R Woodward-eve,, Detroit,
vere Friday arraigned before United
Itatea Commissioner Houghton,
iharged with fraudulently Importing
• welry May 9, by the steamship
Aiuralne of the French lln*.
iIBLET TO
WITHDRAW
TOTEMS
'econd Mexican Expe
*ition to Return With
in Few Days
THINKS MISSION
ACCOMPLISHED
bandits Dispersed, Is
Belief of Command
ing Officer
WASHINGTON, May 20.—Offi
cial report of Col. Blbiey’a inten
tion to return from Mexico to
the border reached the war de
partment today.
SAN ANTONIO, Tex., May 20.
Withdrawal of the second American
expedition from Mexico to Hoquillas,
Tex., will be arconiplisned In a few
days
Col Sibley belietes his mission of
dispersing the bandits who raided
Hoquillas and Glenn Springs has been
accomplished and he has notified
headquarters of his intention to re
turn to the border. For this reason,
the Sixth cavalry, which withdrew
from the first expedition yesterday,
will be utilized as a Big Bend patrol
Instead of reinforcing the first ex
pedition
Reports today showed that in the
recent brush of the second expedi
tion with Mexicans four bandits
were wounded and two captured.
They had held as prisoner a Car
ranza rommanders son. thus show
ing they were not allied with the
Carranzlstas.
The second expedition has dispers
ed the bandits, driving them some
thing more than 125 miles below the
border. Further, If has released
Deenters and Payne, the American
captives, taken in the Big Rend
raids This, taken with the fact
that the Mexican country below the
Big Bend is arid at this time of year,
leads to the view that no considera
ble bandit gangs can long carry on
any operations from there.
ASLEEP, KILLED
UNDERSHOVEL
Andrew Krullock Ground to
Pieces On Platform of
Steam Scoop
Andrew Krullock. laborer, of No.
2562 Jeffer.son-ave, east, fell asleep
on a platform but six Inches from
the bottom of a steam scoop In the
LycHstest. yards of the Superior
Sand & Gravel Cos.. Friday night,
and was literally ground to pieces
when the shovel was started early
Saturday morning.
Krulloek w'us employed as a
watchman, and It Is believed fell
asleep on the platform about 11:30
o’clock last night.
The body was taken to the county
morgue and Identified through the
efforts of Coroner's Clerk Edward
Conely. x
Knillork was unmarried and
about 40 years old
Fraternities of the University of
California have been prohibited
from building houses coftlng more
than $25,000
DETROIT TIMES
BOSS COX
IS TAKEN
BY DEATH
Pneumonia Claims Cin
cinnati’s One-Time
Autocrat
HAD RETIRED
FROM POLITICS
Rose From Poor Boy to
Position of G. O. P.
Dictator
CINCINNATI. 0.. May 20 —George
B. Cox, former political ruler of this
city and one of the Republican lead
ers of Ohio, died at his home in
Clifton, early today.
Cox suffered a stroke of paralysis
on Feb. 2k. and had been uncon
sclous since. Within the last few
days pneumonia developed and he
began sinking rapidly.
Mrs. Cox and Jerry Bliss, a close
political friend of the former leader,
v.ere at his bedside when trie end
came. Cox had no chiluren.
Cox. born in Cincinnati, April 29,
1853, was the last of the munlripu.
bosses. He himself acknowledged
the title.
From bootblack and butt her boy
he rose until he became the most
powerful man in the government of
Ohio, naming mayors, judges, con
gressmen and having much to do
with the fortunes of presidents. He
took pride In his achievements. In
a rare moment of talkativeness he
once said:
"I t volved Into a boss because of
my peculiar fitness. I have never
made a dollar out of politics. I have
seen to it that the city has had the
right sort of men to serve it I have
eliminated the use of big sums in
election purposes. A boss is not
neccasarll) A public cm my."
Born a poor boy, (’ox died a mil
lionaire. He was forced to leave
school when eight years old to help
support his widowed mother. From
bootblack and news butcher, then
tobacco salesman and after he had
saved SI,OOO. became a saloonkeeper.
At 24 he was elected to the city
counctl and soon became Republican
leader of his ward. His power wid
ened as he "delivered the goods."
Following a state ripper bill cre
ating a board of public works in Cin
cinnati. Cox. at the instance of the
governor, had the power to name its
members. Ousting the Democrats,
he became ruler of the city, hts pow
er reaching its zenith in 1890.
Several strong fights were made
to oust him from power but not un
til Henry T. Hunt was elected may
or. following grand Jury activities,
was Cox’s rule broken. Then he re
tired.
"I hope they will find another tar
get." he said.
BRASS THIEF
IS SENTENCED
From one to five years In Jackson
prison was the sentence passed by
Judge JefTrles. Saturday morning,
on Fred Wagner. 23 years old. of
No. 522 Rademacher-ave., who was
convicted of stealing S7O worth of
brass from the plant of the Detroit
Brass work*
Scots! members of the Brass
Manufacturers' association were In
court, Saturday morning, when
Wagner waa sentenced.
Prtotlno—tfe* plain neat kind—that
Is Hskt —Ttales Job Dept.— Mslr 4530.
SATURDAY, MAY 20, 1916.
“Keep Your Eye on the Canadians
Writes Soldier, Who Describes
War as “Pocket Edition of Hell'
“A pocket edition of hell" la the
way Jean Clare, of section "A,”
Third Canadian ambulance company,
characterizes the war in letters to
R K. Bell, of the Frederick Stearns
Cos, Detroit.
The letters are dated March 25
and April IS. and are sent from some
small town In France. In the first
he expresses an opinion that they
will all be home hy September, for,"
he says. *1 am beginning for the
first time to see the coils tightening
around Prussian war madness. Two
TEUTON (AS
WAVES FAIL
TO WIN DAY
France and England
Bombed by German
Bird Man
ALLIED AIRMEN
MAKE REPRISAL
Austrian Crown Prince
Directs Alpine
Offensive
LONDON, May 20.—German
seaplanes raided the east coast
and the county of Kent at 2
o'clock this morning. The war
office announced that one per
son was killed and two injured
by German bombs.
PARIS. May 20. —The greatest
aerial activity on both sides was re- 1
ported in today's official statement
from the war office, announcing un
successful German attacks on the
Belgian front and in the Cham- ,
par \ but no infantry fighting at
Veiuun. |
One of the raiding planes was
brought down near thi Belgian
coast, the war office announced, in
dicating a thrilling pursuil hy Eng- I
lish planes, in the darkness above
the channel
I.lent. Navarre brought down his
eleventh German aeroplane which
fell behind the Fn nch lines near
Chattancourt, northwest of Verdun, i
Both German occupants were cap
tured. This was the second 'plane i
brought down by Navarre In 24
hours.
Lieut. Nungeesen brought down'
his fifth German 'plane which fell
in the Forge* wood. Three other j
Get man aeroplanes fell behind their
own lines.
The attack on the Belgian front j
was made by German groups which
attempted to cross the Yser la-tween i
i Steenstnif te and lletaas. The ad
vance was checked b\ Belgian Infan
1 try fire.
| In the Champncne. (he Germans
sent great gas clouds rolling down.
! upon the French lines in preparailon
for an attack. The foret German
troops appearing behind the gas
clouds were nut with such a hot
Are that no further attempt to ad- j
vance was made.
West of the Metiso, the Germans
H ontlnnrfl ,n I’acr Klevea.l
FEAR ALL LOST
ABOARD MIRA
None, Reported Saved From
Steamer Torpedoed
Thursday
MARSEILLES. France. May 20.-
None of the passenger* or crew of
the French coasting steamer Mira
were saved when she was sunk aa
the result of a torpedo attack in the
Mediterranean on May 16, according
to reports received here, brte la be
lieved to have carried a large num
ber of passengers.
more months will decide whether
they have reached their high water
mark or not. We have the guns,
and stiells for this summer, so 'on
with the dance.'
“Outside of artillery activity
things are pretty quiet on our front.
Occasionally the aeroplanes drop a
few bombs, but never with any great
effect."
In the second letter he says: "The
unit has moved nearer the front.
Though not In shell range here, we
(Continued on Page Kleven).
TRAGEDY
ENDS LIFE
ROMANCE
Leslie Williams’ Hopes
Blasted When Wife
Dies of Burns
STARTED FIRE
WITH KEROSENE
Pair Had Just Finished
Paying For a
Home
In a little cottage out on Krupp-st.
on the west side, a nlne-monthH'-old
babysits in its hign chair gurgling
and cooing in the language of baby
land. In the next room lies the
charred remnants of all that Is hu
man of her young mother. She was
burned to death In the K:iclien of
her home. Saturday morning.
Little Zadahelle Williams is too
young to realize that tragedy has en- |
tered her baby life. Her grief-strick
en young father, however, knows
that his life hopes of having a little
home of his own, where together
with his young wife he would bring
up their child in peace and comfort, |
have been blasted. Leslie Williams
had Just finished paying for u cot
tage home on the west side into
which he hoped to move within a
few days-
The tragedy, which brought the
culmination to a romantic six years
of married life, occurred at i»:30,
Saturday morning. Mrs. Williams,
who was 2k years old and pretty,
was In the kitchen preparing break
fast for her husband, who hnd not
yet gotten up.
Wishing to hurry the fire with
which she was preparing ihe morn
ing meal, she started to pour kero
sene front an oil can upon the hot
coals. There was an explosion and
Williams, wakened from his sleep
by his wife's screams, found her in
the middle of the floor, her cloth
ing in flames
Snatching bedclothing front the
bed he attempted to smother the
blaze, but the young woman, suffer
ing agonies front the painful bums,
fled about the kitchen in a frenzy.
In a moment her mass of splendid
golden hair, which reached to her
waist, took fire and she fell to the
floor, dead.
By this time the entire kitchen
w-as a mass of flames, and the hus
band. rendered almost insane hy the
sight of his wife burning tip before
his eyes, rushed front the room, his
hands and face blistered hy the
blaze. Snatching Jhe bahv front the
bed in a front bedroom, he fled to
the home of a neighbor next door
Firemen who responded to an alarm
saved the house front destruction
v and found the charred body of the
young mother on the kiteheu floor,
where she had lain with the kitchen
a raging fumaee of flames.
The tmglc death breurht to an
rr.d s romance that started six years
ago in Owosso. Mich, lister Wil
<<nntlnia-4 Pace Pleven).
Wkfß Vna Are Reedy
fn talk clothes, allow us to show you
Ra Man tine. 259 Wood war<l -ave.—Adv.
Printing—(be plain neat hind—that
la right—Tl Men Jah Dept—Mala 4531.
WHAT SHALL WE GO WITH OUR POWER?
MOST IMPORTANT QUESTION BEFORE
AMERICARS, DECLARES PRESIDENT
HUGHES IS
FAVORITE
INOREGON
Shows Tremendous
Strength in G. O. P.
Primary Vote
RIVALS LEFT
FAR BEHIND
First Twelve Counties
Overwhelm Burton
and Cummins
BY UNITED PBEBR.
PORTLAND. Ore., May 20.
Charles E. Hughes, of New York,
Justice of the supreme court of the
United States, was the overwhelm
ing choice of the Republican* of Ore
gon as presidential nominee, on the
face of early returns today from yes
terday’s state wide presidential pref
erence primary Scattering incom
plete returns from 12 counties indi
cated that Hughes had carried the
s?ate over former Senator Burton,
of Ohio, and Senator Cummins, of
lowa, by a tremendous majority.
These returns indicated that the
New Yorke r had received more
votes than Burton and Cummins
combined.
Early figures give Hughes 8.693;
Cummins, 2.890; Burton, 1,865.
It was estimated that 00 per rent
of the total registration of 250.000
had been cast at the primary. The
count promised to be very slow.
On the Democrati< side, President
Wilson had no opposition.
Cummins and Burton were active
candidates. Both did some cam
paigning in the state. Hughes was
a candidate against his own wishes.
He asked ihe secretary of state to
tak** his name from the ballot, but
the supreme court derided that the
official was not compelled to honor
the request and it remained, be
cause the petition of nomination was
signed by 1,300 voters.
See Hughes As One
Logical Candidate
D I SITED PKEBH
WASHINGTON, May 20 Justice
Charles E. Huglus today received
without apparent excitement news
of Ms overwhelming triumph in the
(Contlniinl on I’our KlevenO.
THE WEATHER
llslrnlt nital vlelnltyi Snluriln?
night mill XantOn.v, rlmnfi, proliaMv
min i luirnim moderate aontherly
winds.
I.ower Mlchlunni North portion,
Inerr anlnit rlottrilne** and prohalile
rnln and nnrmrri oonth portion,
rloo<l> aod prohahtr rata.
0 pper l.aheat Moderate eant to
Month w lodM i InrreMNlnir rlortflneM*
Natordn) nlahtl Sunday rain and
w armer
l.ower l.akfMi Moderate wind* he*
rotnloK eant and MoothenMti fair **n»-
orda* nlahli Monday Inereantna
oloudlnrMM and nnrmrr, prohahly rnlo
on l-Trle.
TOIMVW TKM I*l*lll 4TO OR US.
« a. in 17 in a. nt 5H
7 n m lit It a. m fWI
s a. m ... .XU 13 noon ...... Ml
ft a in .Vi I p. m ...... an
tllahr»t temperature tbla date la
pn»t 13 yearm. NT, In mill lo**eat, 34,
On IMKt.
One year nan fodayt II la heat tem
per* f ore. 33i inneat. 401 mean. 4*|
rtoudy »»eat her with .IN larb of rala.
The aoo aeta at Ti.lfl it. m. Saturday
aad rtaea Monday at RttMl a. nt.
The moon rlaea nt 11 iHN p. m. Sat
urday.
The Prohibition party relebrwfes
Its fortieth anniversary this year,
having been formed In 1876 as the
successor of the Temperance party.
Noted Actress
Urges Peace
%
i
m uA %
ANNA HfcLU.
This pietute shows Miss Held in
the regulation uniform worn by wo
men in the service of France, at the
front, where she has served as a
nurse. She Is in I>etr< It to fill an
engagement in the Temple th< ater
and wili speak in the Detroit Board
of Commerce. Tuesday. She is a
strong advocate of peace.
PAYMASTER AND
S4.6B4MISSING
Simon J. Murphy Cos. Employe
Writes Note To Wife
Before Leaving
After he had written a note to
his wife saying, "I can item! it no
longer. I am going away." Emerson
A Gordon, of No. 270 Pelvldertvave.,
paymaster for the Simon J. Murphy
Cos., Penobscot building, disappeared,
Friday afternoon, taking with hint
$4,684.20 that hd had drawn that
afternoon from a Detroit hank to
meet the company's payroll.
John 11. Emmert. vice-president of
the Simon J Murphy Cos., on Sa‘-
urday swore to a warn,it before Jus
tire Stein, charging Oortl *n with the
larceny of that amount.
In the envelope in which he rent
the note to his wife by messenger,
Gordon enclosed fen s.'>o lulls, ac
cording to the police, who now arc
engaged In a country wide search
for the missing paymaster. He Is
believed to have gone In the direc
tion of Chicago.
A Chance to Make Money
Flint, Mtch., now offer* the small
Investor what h*> missed tn Detroit
—a chance to make real money
through buying close-ln property at
low prices and easy term*.
Flint's rapid growth and prosperity
I* the talk of tne country. Why not
Investigate? Write or telephone for
literature.
The National Taind A Construction
Cos., DO# Free Prea* building Phone
Cherry 111.—Adv.
ONI CINtl
Wilson, In Deft Phnuwi:
Indirectly Hits at
T.R.
URGES LESS OF
MATERIALISM
Says Melting Pot Haa 1
Outgrown U. S. and
Is Now the World
BY ROBERT J. BENDER,
( Stuff Corresponds.t United Press,)
CHARLOTTB. N. C . May 20.
“Untainted Americanism” waa Presi
dent Wilson's answering cry today
to Theodore Roosevelt’s insistent da
rn and for ’’Americanism.’*
Speaking to a tremendous crowd
gathered here to celebrate the one
hundred and forty-first anniversary
of the signing of the Mecklenburg
declaration of Independence, be
sprufig his phrase amid rccifest>Uß
cheers.
"What kind of a Are are you going
to keep burning under the melting
pot of America to turn out untaint
ed Americanism?” be asked of tbO
descendants of the Irish- American
patriots who signed a declaration of
independence more than a year' bo
fore that signed by the American
colonies in 1776.
Mayor Kirkpatrick, despite ap
peals from the crowd to sit down,
occupied 20 minutes introducing
Gov Craig, of North Carolina, who
presented the president. The prett
dent was cheered for five minutes,
"I do not know whether I can In
terpret the spiiit of the occasion,'*
be said. "But it is necessary for ua
to take counsel as to Just v hat it to
ve wish to celebrate.
“There were only 3,090,000 people
n the United States wheq tho
Mecktnburg declaration was made;
now there are over a bundled mil
lion But the same elements were
present then that are present now.
The United States always has been
in process of being made and there
always have been the same ele*
menlx —a high anti handsome pas
sion for human liberty.
"This country has devoted prac
tically all of Its attention tn past
years to the material side of Its
life. It is now a great deal more
Important to determine what we are
to do with our power. What kind
of fire are you going lo keep burn
ing under the melting pot of Amer
ica to turn out untainted Ameri
canism"
“While we were In the midst of
this process there came this great
cataclysm of war. Almost every
nation in this world became In
volved In the great struggle. What
are the elements that brought about
this struggle? It is a competition
of standard national traditions and
national policies. Members of the
same and different nations were
growing closer to each other. While
these processes of fermentation and
acquaintanceship were going on,
men were getting to know each
other better and now the melting
pot Is greater than America. It ia
the world.
“Now there is room for a co-ordi
nation and co-operation of Interests.
These blendings bring to the fore
necessity of getting together and
tnkimr counsel. Here in America
we should take pride in the spirit
which prompts all the world to got
together in terms of co-operatJMl
and peace.
"Now the world otifalde AHi Dried
is asking what are you going to do
with your power? Are you going to
transform It Into force for ponoo ;
and the good of the root of oodotpf
Isn't It the sign of o new ago thaf
the world Is about to fall hack on
the moral Judgment of mankind?**
The French have a process of
making a sweet flour from fried
sugar beets. The subeUuM* whoa
complete contain* 12 per coat of
pure nutiimenL

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