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HAWAIIAN GAZETTE,-' ITUDAY, MAY 2.f, 1017. SEMI-WEEKLY.
WIDESPREAD BELIEF "THAT CONGRESS i J, VERTED TO PROHIBITION POLICY Struggle For World's Sobriety Is Opinion Developing : Another Food Bill Is Up ; : - ( Associated Press By U. S. Naval Communication Service.) WASHINGTON, May 23 Nation wide prohibition during the period of the war is fast becoming a probability, in the opinion of those who are keeping their fingers on the pulst of congress. It is aooarent. say those in dose- touch with opinion as it., is formine. that there is ' fast sireadiriii' throughout congress a senti ment that at least some degree of nrooer but necessary during that will be engaged in the struggle for the world's democracy. :' Many congressmen who have heretofore opposed all suggestion pf v pro hibition as a matter of congressional decision are now expressing their, new conviction that in some way the Country should be made : to limit its expenditures on intoxicants. DURING PRESENT SESSION . So apparent is this new sentiment that there exists a widespread conviction that congress, before the have enacted, at least, a law pro- viding for prohibition to a limited extent, even if, the effort for full prohibition as a war time measure fails. tV-. ".v,';v.:-.- . The house did not conclude its day's labors until well On into this morning and even then the expected .final, vote on the War Tax Bill'was' not f reached. Throughout . the ( day the debate upon this '; measure, which pro vides for a vast increase in direct taxes, was carried on and a num- : ber of amendments were taken up and considered.. 1 , ' POSTAL INCREASES ' One amendment, proposed , by the ways and means committee, reimposes in a new form the in- ' creased postal charges on second class matter, against .which the newspapers and the represents '. tives of organized labor .have pro tested in the committee hearings on the bill. '. ' The ' amendment, . which carried. by a vote of 198 to ' seventy-one, increases the second class rates under the zone system. , ' The consideration of the meas sure as a. whole is nOw 'virtually complete and the .uncompleted ," sections will all be voted on to day, according to the program, of ' the house leaders. The amend ments Wnicrrhave' been made are ', expected, to (fall for a redrafting of the bill in the senate; after passing vrfich it, will necessarily go into a conference. ' FOOD CONTROL : Yesterday a second administra tion Food Bill was Introduced in to the house, which provides for measures quite as drastic as the provisions of the' original till. It is urged by the administration that the legislators' hurry up ac tion on this bill,, which is declared to be most essential,!.; . ' The bilf presented yesterday is to create an emergency agency to act and to be under the control of the President for the, distribu . tion and sale of the necessities of life. The agency, under the direction of the President, is to be given wide powers. . ; FOOD PLENTY BUT I High Prices Due Mainly To Lack ' of Transportation Facilities Announce Officials (Associated rirsss By tf aVHsval Comma nlestlos Ssrvlos) . WASHINGTON, May 23 Increase In transportation facilities is the greatest need which this country now faces, ac cording to the opinion expressed her yesterday by high odiciuls of the na tionnl government. Lark of transporta tion, in tha. view, of the department of agriculture,.! chiefly responsible for the high prices now prevailing for some ii-eiiry commodities. . . -, Th preiwnt high prievs of fruits and vegetables, the, .department, of agricul ture iltvlares, cauuot b defended on th grouuil of a shortage pf such products, for there is no shortage, except in th cimii oi old potatoes and of strawber-rii-s. .......... Hhipments.laMt week, pf onions, toma toes, celery aud eitlibage," the depart ment announces, wer at least equal to the shipments of the same product this time a year ago, while shipments of new potatoes aud tomatoes were doubld thOBS of a year ago and shipment of lettuce seven times as heavy, Butter holdings, according to th statement isMued by th department of agriculture, lmv increasod by IS,5 per ceut over those of a year ago, , ,- CARS ARE SHOR AT CAPITAL - IS ABOUT CON- Freedom Calls For national prohibition is riot only period in which the United States special session is concluded, will Wife of ' Convicted Bomb Plotter Was rA Mile Away" When r Explosion Came ;.'" (AssoelsUa Frss By V. S. 4lvsl Ooaua . nloatioa S tries) . ' RAN FRANCISCO, May 23 Mrs. Ren a Mooney, on trial la the superior court her on an Indictment for murder in connection with the bomb explosion which killed ten persona during the preparedness parade on July inn, was mile away from th. scene of the trsgedr when the hemb exploded, a cording to an announcement made yes terday by ber counsel. The day was occupied ia efforts to obtain a- jury.. Four jurymen were r epted and .sworn, and four others ware in the box and bad be it tentatively ac cepted when court adjourned yesterday afternoon.. Many talesmen who were examined were excused whea they de clared under oath that they bad fixed opinions as to, the guilt -or innocence of the accused. 1 V " .Mrs Mooney is the wife of Thomas Mooney wbo wa tried recently on charge similar to that which she now faces and who waa convicted and sen teneed to death. Both the Mooney are well kaowa labor agitator. : Mrs. Moon ey last year, shortly alter the bomb out' rage, made an unsuccessful attempt to precipitat a strike among tbe ployes of the United Railroads. , . ' The Mooney wet arrented in Banta Rosa two or three day after the bomb explosion. . They declared that they bad heard they were wanted ia connection with the crime and were on their way back to' eaa Francisco to surrendei themselves.- Both of them-have stead fastly protested their innocence qf anj connection ; with, tbe crime. ' Everyone May Help Win the War By Subscribing To Two ' Billion Loan (Assoctstod Prsss By V. B. Ksvsl Comma. nloatloa Sarvlc) NEW YORK, May 81 Everybody i to be given an opportunity to partici pate in the "Liberty Loan" by which the .national government is attemptin to raise seven billion dollar to finance the Nation for ita war with Germany 1 be bond committee of the federal re serve bank, according td announcement here yesterday, ia perfecting plans for th issuance of certificate for such small amounts that practically every person in th United Htates wlil be en abled to become a creditor of the Unit ed Htates. .. ; Tbe plans now being worked out call for tile issuance of participation certi ficates of the denomination of $10. This, it Ja believed, will enable every body to purchase them, It i in line with th plan Adopted vy the British government which has' resulted ia mak ing practically the entire population of (treat Britiaa contributor to the war fund of the empire. : SHIPS AND PLANES - v -BOMBARD USELESSLY ( AtMciaUit rrH By TJ. S. Msval Cosrau ... atostloa Bsrrte) BOFIA,' Bulgaria, May 23 Thirteen enemy ships today bombarded Kavala, n tbe Black 8ea, while twelve air ships dropped bombs on the city. Sev ern! ' houses wer destroyed, but no military damage was. done, One hos tile machine was shot down. , NOW IS THE TIME. For rheumatism you will find nothing better than Chamberlain ' Pain Balm. Now is the time to get rid of it. Try I this linlnicnt and see how quickly it will relieve tbe pulu and soreness. For sale by all dealers, Benson, Muilth k ;Co., vgent , for ' . Hwii. Advertise iiuent. I, ,. ." : ' i '-y : .' , .: ALIBI IS DEFENSE iraRlS.101IEY JITNEY BONDS NOW BEINGPREPARED TALY AND RUSSIA ii nrrmrpnrrrn Commissions Reach Washington To Confer On Questions of War and Finance 1 (AsseelstM rtM By U. S. Vsvsl Comma- aloatloa Bsrvtct) WASHINGTON, May 2 The Ital ian mission to the 1'nlted Rtates, to onrer with this government In regard to cooperation in the war against th Central Powers, is due to arrive her today. It is headed by th Prine of Ldiu and in its personnel outranks both the British and the French com' missions, , , , , Four members of the Russian com mission,, coming to the I'nlted Btatea for purpose similar to that of th British, ' French and Italian ' commis sions, leached New York yesterday sad are expeoiea ie arrive here soon., . Bunt. To right On Notwithstanding the recent, uphesv ale in Russia, which for a time threat ened the existence of th 'young Re public; Russia, it ia declared by thos at th head of th Petrograd, govern ment, la, determined to Oght oa antil Prussinn militarism is crushed.': '. ", The state department ber received yesterday a cablegram , from Foreign Minister Tereschtenko, assuring tbe government of the United Htstes, on behalf of the new ministry, that Rus sian democracy is inspired with solidar ity, like) the United States, and like this country, Is carrying on the war to secure lasting peace and the freedom of, nations. v. Regular', Army Called Upon To ' Furnish Instructors For Big i Army To Be Built Up '' (Asseeist4 Frsss By V. S. Xsvsl Ooaiaa- :. aloatloa Ssrvlc) WASHINGTON, May 23 The war department ha been ousy wita plan for the creation- of the hug fore au thorised " by eongress and - with plaat jr providing the officers necessary fo. that force. ; j ; ,' tvory available source ha been re auisitioned. to supply, this force oi (talned men to command unite of tat oonaoripted army which ia to be mobil ised, with tb utmost possible siveea fha.twai principal source from, which Wria1jh' beenectlfed for the no officers are ' th "non-sommissioned ofli ser ia ithe1 regular army' who havi made good records while iq the servie md graduate of military schools ant loileges having military training asi' part or their course or Instruction. For th purHse of selecting the- bst inaterial' from . . th ' nonoommisstonet itUoers, classes of instruction wer u chorized at posts throughout the sjm) ievral week ago and irons these els j will now be chosen those men whi ire considered fitted for commission as tecond lieutenants. Instructions have been ' sent to ali lepartment headquarter to select iron. imong the men in these classes, a sum ,ient number of suitable men' to pro vide one officer for each company, troop ind battery in tbe department. jktit Number Assured - The number of graduate in the dif ferent parta of the country ia still no ,nown quantity, aa all of th report from the institution have not been re teived. but enough hav been hearc from to show that thia soure will far iixb a large number of men, all ef wbow re somewhat familiar with the drill manual, as candidates far commission VII of the latter wbo are given the! -ommissions will receive ' further i ttruction and training before they wil e required to take up the dutiea t1 heir new work. National Ouard Units The organisation of scores of ae lational guard regiments to supply tu 'actical formation necessary to th e ablmhraent of fifteen army division1 is provided for in plans which bavi been worked out by the war depart nent. It wa announced here yester Nay that tbe work of organizing tb ew regiment will be begun soon. PUZZLES NAVY EXPERTS (AssoolsUd Frsss By V, S. Msvst Com alcaUsA Berries) WASHINGTON, May 83 Secretary of tbe Navy Paniela has issued a state inent eiplaiuing the deaths of two American nursea Sunday when broken oiecea of shell rieoehetted from the wa ter during gun practise . at sea. H says this i tb first accident of the kind aed that it has puacled th s pert. The Mongolia waa one hundred miles out when the accident occurred. It ia now explained that tbe brass mount of the "cup" hit the water, ricochet ted like a boomerang, bit a stanchion of the ship and broke, the pieces seat termg. ; . ,.. ' GREAT MUNITION STRIKE REPORTED IN BUDAPES (Assoclatsd Press By U. S. Nsrsl Comma nlcstlea Ssrvloe) STOCKHOLM, May 23 Information which has. reached here .from a Hun :;aiiau source is that strike has been 1,1,1 I I IIH, I munition of May. 'oiitmuaiiy in progress in all Budapest tiou. factories since the beginning uni u MANY NON-COMS ORCOMMISSIONS DEATH OF TWO NURSES CONSCRIPTION AS UNCONSTITUTIONAL IN SAN FRANCISCO SUIT (Associated Press By U. S. Naval Communication Service.) SAN FRANCISCO, May 23 A test of the constitutionality of the new conscription provision of the Army Bill appears prob able on account of the action here yesterday by Ferdinand Clau dius, who invoked the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States in an effort to escape military registration and possible service. : , ! ' ' . - The thirteenth amendment provides that "neither slavery nor Involuntary Servitude, except as a .punishment for crime whereof the party' shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to, their jurisdiction." Claudius contends that conscription means involuntary servi tude and is therefore a violation of the Thirteenth Amendment. Germans Weaken Ihttachs Are Lacking In Punch (Assoclat Frss By V. S. Kaval Comas-. : --, " Blostloai BstTie) wrw VOR1C. Mav 23 If the re. ' ' . I 4kft.nniA from the (-.anitula - or i th Entente ' represent the real situa tion as th military leaders see it, news of big happenings along the western front peed not be expected until the German line' breaka definitely under pressure. ' Th . allied . generals intesd to adopt new tactics, 'substituting a ceaseless pounding and a steady pres sure of infantry : at many points for farther attempt to smash the Herman defense by concentrated attack at any point. That such tactic tre now justified and that there are many evidences that the German cannot continue long to hold their French line is the conten tion from both . British and French headquarters. The ceaseless drain upon th Teuton i commencing to tell and the morale of tbe armies so long on th defensive is fast breaking. Oounurs Lack. Punch - One of th aubstantial proofs of this is tbt faet that 'the German counter attacks, although made in force, lack I all dash and appear to be half hearted, , while every counter of late has left- a larg toll Of prisoner in the hands of the French and English, prisoner who BPpear glad to surreuder. Much was the case, ia xne uerman attacks bpoa the new French positions 1 . . . : ' tl A , , U ' niae ynampagnv vr wuwiiy : rikbi, Patriotic Wvvspapers Suffer From Disloyalty of a Few t ' ' r ' ...'' (Asseoistsd rrsss By V. MsvU OommB- alesUea Ssrvi) -WASHINGTON, May 83-That there are om newspaper editor and prop rietor who are not U be trusted to place the interest of th aatloa ahead it their own personal interests ia the conclusion of the President,, based on what ha already tsken place sinee the offlciil requests of the war, navy and tat departments to the newspaper of th nation for the suppression of eer taia newa items were sent ont, Be- ause of the disloyalty of 'the few, herefore, the President ia forced to the conclusion that a legalised press ensorshtp is necessary ia the national ntereats. ' These fscts are stated by the Presi lent in a letter written yesterday to MMeiks Necessary Good Just How, (Assoclstsd Frsss By V. S. sTsral Commu Bicatlea Ssrvloe) . WASHINdTON, May - 3 President Wilsou does not believe that the eoun- ry WOUKI oe ueneuviou at ium tiui vy ohe wholesale abandonment' of athletio iort.' .- Is a letter to Lawrence Perry pf the Mew York Post, which was made pub la here last niaht, the President sys that he believes that, notwithstanding the aituation created by America 's en- WILL SETTLE OF (Assodstsd Frsts By V. S. Xavsl Osmmu Blcatlea Ssrvlc) LONDON, Kng, May: S3 Irishmen alone will settle the destinies of Irelaodj inderthe plan now proposed by Pre mier Lloyd George. Hhould tbe Irish factions agree oa any scheme of administration, there will be immediate legislation to put it nto effect, the premier announced last light. All sections, all parties and all "reeds will be asked to participate ia tbe convention. 1 There is no great optimism on ac count of the possible action of Ulster against home rule, but In sv event lh plua proposed would kill the force of the charge that rJuglaud is tbe oppres sor of Ireland. Both houses on Mouday night dis cussed the home rule question, with hardly ripple of animosity. MUCKED -e and Counter when the attackers drew back, leaving i thousand prisoners. Yesterday, fol- lowing aa artillery bombardment of thjk Vrnnh TMMiitinntt nil tha HlfvH ground at' Moronvilliers, the infantry ... 1 wss again pushed forward, to agaia fail with another loss of killed and prisoners. Hlndaaburg Lis Taken The British before Arras have now take all the vaunted Hinilenburg linea, with the eieeption of a stretch of a lit tle more than a mile in the hills west of Bulleeoort. This section, is particu larly strong and frontal attacks against it may But be made. The British are eonteat to leave this sector for a sqneese. attack. On the Italo-Austrain front, the Aus trian are continuing the Trent ilfo bombardment. Furious fighting is tak ing place with the Italiaas on the of fensive la the Tolmino mountain coun try, both aide claiming success. In Macedonia the artillery duels con tinue. .There ar also isolated infantry attack. It is quiet again on th Russian frftii. 1 1 Th disquieting, feature of yester day " aewa is a renewal of the sugges- (ion that the radicals may yet fore the eoverament Into a separate peace. The report are that the workmea and socialists are attemptiog to aeeur gov- erament action whereby Russia Will re midiate her trestles with her allies that bind Russia not to enter , into peace without the general consent of all th .t - M iL. .... ' ymmmm cuwuv. . Representative Webb, the communion tion being drawn from the President by the decision of the bouse Republican In eaucua Yesterday to oppose any form the i-spioBsce Bill. The rresiaeni writes that it ie imperative that the administration be given-tbe power to deal with those few newspapers "which cannot be relied upon to observe a pa triotic reticence about anything th publication of which eould be -of In turv to the cause or tne nation." Tbe Republican bouse caucus, held vesterdar afternoon, by aa overwhelm Ing majority voted to instruct the house cuDire uq ius Jauiuuaicv 0111 vui to agree to the senate amendment creat ing a press censorship The Kepubll cans agreed to vote as a unit ia this matter should tbe conferees - of tb house report back for Instructions or should the conference report agree with the action or the senate. For Nation's Writes the PresidentrlVmi try into the Wat: the wholesale aban donment of atbletica would b inadvis able. "Athletic . sports," -. the ' President wrote, "not only, afford needed diver sion for the American people ia thia time of stress, but they are a real con tribution towards national defense, for the young men must be made physically fit who are later to' take th plac in the ranks oi those who ar now of mill' tnrv age." ATLANTA PREPARES TO COVER FIRE SCAR (Assocfsts Frsss By U. S, Vsval Comm- alestloa Ssrvtes) ATLANTA, Georgia, May-83 With the ruins of 1503 building still smould ering and glowing from th heat of th great fire that on Monday swept through the finest residence part of the city, Atlanta has already made prepa ration to begin the ..work of rebuild ing. It is figured that rebuilding will be sturted within a week. Yesterday a relief fund of 450,000 was subscribed to take car of the great numbers of poor who were ren-ert-d homeless bv the eouflatrrtia. It is ehtimated that between 10,000 aad 15,000 persona lost their homes. Not lexs thuu seventy five blocks were burned, with a property loss estimated at $3,800,000 . ABDUCTORS ARE VELL SENTENCED Gang Which Stole Filipino Girl and Shot Her Father Dis cover American Justice HILO, May 21 There wss a distinct shock given to the bunch of abdneters who spirited ' away a pretty Filipino girl from her father's side over In Kau, last January, and incidentally shot the father U the leg When he tried to save his daughter, who was tsken to-a cane field aad kept there all niifht. Count Jr .'Attorney W. H. Beers prose- euted th five Filipinos involved before! Judge J. Wesley Thompson in the Third Circuit Court at Kailua, last wltHK, Wlia Bnuirirani rrHUlin Tor lift,, ' . t . , . . j. . . t gang. The leader, Cabino Tionko. wh Many OistHctS AlfCadV ShOft Of i. !.L I . m stele the girl after shooting her father, was sentenced to not less than three year ia prison on the i-hargn of assault with a. deadly weapon, and waa given two years, eleven months and twenty' nine- day on the abduction charge, whleh is withia one day of tbe limit, 1 -.1.1.1. U a - J J. II -I Ofmiu. w.ir- --n .,u .,. ,j au.mr. . and coats. Accomplice Jailed Al for the - other four men, wbo helped Cabino abduct his sweetheart, eBc waa sentenced to not less than one year inu bdi uiuiiih in juu iuu m unv of twenty-five dollars. They are Man uel Araada, fanlino Ahilo, Kacilio and Amor. They all looked very sad whea Judge Tompson sent them to jail for participating, too actively in their I friend romance. It wa early one evening lost Jan nary that Cabino and his friend called at th shsek wher Ulpisno Venture and hi daughter lived. Cabino entered and tried to induce the girl to ran way with him, but she refused and Ulplaao ordered Gabino out of the house. Oabino then grabbed the girl and tried to earrv her away by force and sailed upon bis friends for assistance wli lea they gave. Ia the straggle ua Mno drew a revolver and shot Ulpian In the leg and then carried, off the girl. The gang wa arrested tbe neit dsv f FIRE DESTROYS A JAPANESE XITY (Special Cabl to Hawaii Ibinpo.) TOKIO, May 3 Yonesawa, a city f Norther Japsn, waa tb sees of s disastrous Are yesterday, ia : which large part Of th city was destroyed rnd fourteen persons burned to death. The price of riee throughout Japan U rising, due to tbe report or tb un favorable condition of the wheat Deads aa the certainty of a wheat shortage, Th admiralty report that Japanese destroyer are sow in - the Bledfter ranesa, engaged in guarding the traffic lines against submarines; -e 1,l,,PC.riraTiir Diiisnoc lir tO I IU I mu numung I fiF J1IR IN ATLiNTICI (Asssciats4 rrsss Br V. S. Bars Cos aloatloa Ssrvlea) Washington, Msy s.t Th aavy ! department announced last night that tbs naval commander or the Maine district is investigating reports that s Oermaa submarine has been aeen off (he Atlantic coast. - ' CONTRACT AWARDED FOR SCHOFIELD LABOR SUPPLY Lieut. Col. MeA. Hehofield announced resterduv afternoon that the Ante Fen- Jer and numbing company una neea awarded tbe epntmet for 'eupplying labor for ' the inatalUtiom. of . house plumbing in tbe upper cantonments at 4ehoel.i Barracks. ,.i .The bid wa 5135.88.. v. j ? . , ' "' 1 r T T '''.' ARRIVE, JN ROTTERDAM (Assoclatsd rrsss Br V. S. Msval Comma- aleatloa Srvls - ROTTERDAM, May 83 Coon t Tar- low von larnowsKi, ex-am oaiwauor vo the United mates, and his party ar- -ived here today enorute from New York to Vienna. .They had no com plaints to make of tbe treatment ac- eorJed them by the British while their effects were being -examined at Hall- fax. BRAZIL AROUSED RIO DE JANEIRO, Braii'l May S3 BIMfttAfB sisllisl President Brae sent a messsge yester day to tbe Brizilian ; congress recom mending tbe revocation of neuraiity. onuress is extieeted to approve this by a large majority. MANY PERMITS BY ALIENS APPLIED FOR I'p to four o'clock yeaterday after aoon eiukty-four aliens enemies hsd ap plied for permit at th office of the United Htates marshal, to visit pro scribed areas for business purposes. Twenty-seven applications were receiv ed yesterday. All registrations and sp- I dilations for permit must be made be ore June 1. AK IMPROVED QUININE DOES NOT AFFECT THE HEAD Bccsasa of It tool and Usatrv eSct, UUtATiyKBROMOOVimiMlwlllbatouadjluil t information received her last hctur thsaerdlasnrOulalM.1 Doss aotssuml night. A part of th crew was saved, acrvovsntss. at Tiscisf la the swsd. BsTTHoW msuy wer lost is not yet kuowu. mrtiB.tbersUolroBe'BrossoOslalne.'HThe Tijuca waa of 154 tone register The slgnrs csl H. W. Orov Is oa ssr .' .- ' and was commanded by Captain Keis. CHINESE WANTED TO MEET LABOR SHORTAGE FELT E Railroad Executives Prepared To . Recommend the Abrogation of Exclusion Law During Course of the War As Best Solution CONFER AT CHICAGO " OVER THE SITUATION Men ind Needs of New Army Will Make Matters So Much the Worsef Say Employers (AitoeUt,4 frSSS By V. S Ksvsl OommB- atostlsa Ssrrlcsl . CHICAGO, May 23 That therj Is a great shortage of labor already through- ' out the United Htates, which will be aggravated through the conscription of ' half a miUioo young men for the new army, shortage that may easiest be met through the introductioa of a tern porary supply of Chinese labor, ia the - opinion eapressed by a number of tun - leading railroad men of tbe united States, following a conference her ye terday. v The railroad executives, including all the. head of th various line oper ating out of this center, hav been is! conference to devise ' way through . which th shortage of labor throughout tb territories served by their respee tiv Hoe eould be met. That a labor ' shortage of large proportions exist all agreed. ! Tbe passenger traffic manager of the ' Santa Fe, who acted a spokesmen for ' tb other railroader La giving out a statement to the press, say that on of th solutions suggested at the eon. ferenee which had met with approval ia that the government remove all re strictions on th immigration, of Chi nes. coolie during th duration of the' wer Chinese labor is well adapted for. farm work, aad railroad construe- tloa, said the spokesman, and aa aneh ' be and the other railroad executives are prepared to commend them and recom mend their Introductioa to the United fitate. Tho Six Companies of 8a a FrBncIseo. be said, bad offered to bring half a mil. - lion Chinese laborers ' to the United States for the period of the war and to give guarantees that they weKiM be sent back to China at the conclusion of hos tilities, should their repatriation b de sirable. .', .'..'';. v :; '' T (Asseist4 Tm By tf. 8. Vsval Ooama- alcaUoa Ssrvles) ' ,' y BOSTON,', ' May 23 Th National Equal Rights League last night sent a telegram, to President Wilson protesting against the burning at the stake yester- lay bv a Tennessee mob Of a neirre ac cused' of having killed white girL ' The league said la Its telegram that it waa reported that the mob was -intending to lynch two more negroes, and Bilked the President to take action im mediately to put atop to th crime. Tb negro who waa lynched yesterday was Kli Persons, who three weeks sgo killed sixteen-year-old Antoinette Ka- phaeL He waa chained to a tree at the. scene of hi crime and burned to death, OH III MAINLAND thB motner of the murdered girl arging the mob on The Mene ft, th, ,yn,.SinJ ; was about tea miles from Memphis. ,' v Persons, before being put to death, Im- plicated two other negroes, one of whom KZZtfZ of thVoihX" " ' , sssnsBsmsi m mm m t k ' i-. ACCUSED IN CONFESSION BUT FOUND GUILTLESS MEMPHIS, Tennessee, May fi3 -One of -the negroes implicated by tli Per- ' sons in his confession of murder, made Just before he waa burned at the atake iy,a mob, who had been caught and held , by the lyncher until Ins alleged accompli) could also be located, was released last night, having been able to produce evidence of his innocence. The chase after th second negro has been abandoned, his innocence also naviug been established. The fact of the burning at the stake so close' to this city has aroused a feel ing of resentment against the lynchers, who are believed to have besmirched the good name of the Htate by their, lawlessness, A grand jury Investiga tion of the circumstances surrounding the lynching and of the actions of those leading th mob has been, ordered by the attorney general. : . BRAZILIAN STEAMER ARE CENT VIC (AsseeUtsd Frsss By U. S. Hsval Comrn. ' . atostloa Ssrvloe) ' ' PARIS, - May 23 Th - Brar.ilian steamer Tijuca, bound from Havr for : Rio Janeiro, waa aunk bv a Oerman sub marln Monday night, May 1, accord- ' iV