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4 ' THE EVENING WORLD,' MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1922. . ' ' ."'
IV- .if-1- ft? HINTS U, S. WILL TAKE PART IN OTHERS (Continued From I'.i.'t I've ) ii. ugico In translating tlio conscicnr' of our civilization and rIvo conrri't" me. ns the only chief 01 Covrr.mi rt , xircr,lm to world opinion vp circumsUincpd ns to lo nblr to :.d- "Ami you have nureed in spile .r trrr.5 the conferenoe. to upenl; in- " difflcultirn. nnd the nBreetnenli urntulallonn nnd to offer tin- thtitikx ' Pioclulmeil to tho world. No new of nur Notion, our people; tn-ilmp 1 standards of rational honor have 1:re volunteer to utter them lir tin- bee" souqM, but the indictments of vorld. My own grullMratlim In l- national dishonor have been drawn, ond tnj capacity to Npif"n. And the world it ready to proclaim "This conference hns wrought nut the oriiousness of perfidy or infamy. .1 truly grent achievement. It is "It in not pretended that the put hazardous PometlmeM to, uprak 'n nut of poacc nnd tlic limitation? ot j-ipctlatlven. unci 1 utlt lo reslruliii-l nmniiiivit mr new concrlto, or that Hut 1 will imiy, with every tonlldencc. I1"' onfetenre Is a nr.w conception that tho faith plighted heto tn!-dny, , either in pettlcmont of war or In i-ept In national honor, will rnnil tho riling the t onsclence if Intern. i- leginnlng of a new nnd liettei epo m human progress "Stripped to the simplest Inrt. vluit Is the spectacle which linn Inspiied a new hope for the woild? liiilhen 0 ntxmt this table nine great nations tho earth not nil, to ! sine. ! lion.il rclatldn.Mhip. 'Indeed, it Im not new to have mot hi the rrnllrntlon of war's supreme penalties. The Hague convention .ne exumples of tho one. the confer , eiuo of Vienna, of Ileilin. of er- sullies uie iiiitntnndlng Instanrei or thoso most directly eonceined with the 'the other. problem., at hand-have met and '; HAGUE TREATIES DEFEATED BY i-onfcrrcd on questions of great mi-j n-o " port and common concern, on pmli- ONE STRONG POWER.' lems menacing tlieii i.ueful rela- -piie Hague tnnveiitlpns weie !. tlonshlp, on burden Hirc.teniiig a fin ted bv the aiiineniiism (if tilll common peril. In the u vealing light ,K ,10Uer who.se indiHpnsltinn to o-oiierato and sustain led it to one of tho public opinion of Hie wot Id, without urrender of sovereignty, without impaired na'ionality or af fronted national pride, a solution has been found in unanimity, and to day's ndjournment is mailvl by Jolclng In the things accomplished If the world has hungered for new as surance It may feast (it the' baiuiuet hich tho conference has uptead. "I am (ure the people of Ui" 1'nlted States are supremely gratified, .md yet there is scant appieciatl in i.ow marvellously you have wrought. "When the days weie diaglu? and agreements weir delayed, wncn tnero were obstacles within and !mi d anccs without, few Mopped to ( a'lze that hero was a confeicnce ot sovereign powers where onl iiii.iui tin.us agreement could he mink' ihe rule. "Majorities could not deelde with -out impinging" national ngnls Tlieie of the supremo tragedies which have nunc to mitlonal evidence. ieiina and Ileilin hought peace foumled on tho injustices of war and sowed the eed.s of future conflict, and hatted huh armed where eonfeience was stifled. "It ts fair to say that human prog lesM. Hie grown lutlm.icy of liitci-.m-tlonal relatlonslii, developed column nlcation nnd ttansportntiiin. nttendcl I iv n directing world opinion, have set the stage moro favorably hem. You have met In that calm deliberation and that determined resolution which m vc n Just peace. In righteous rela tionship, Its .own best riiarnnty. "It has lieen the fottune of this ' conference to sit In n day far enr.itph rnuivcd fioin war's bitterness, yi t I nenr enough to War's honors, to train the I "merit of both the hatred of wji were no victors to command, nif van- and tho yearning for pence. Tin finished to yield. All had volunturih olten. heretofoie, the decades follow ing .iieli gatherings have been matked by thn dllllcult undoing of their de cisions Hut your achievement ( su pre mi because no seed of conflict has been sown, no reaction in regrtt or trsenlment ever can justify, tesort to arms. "It little mattnis whal we appraise as the outstanding accomplishment, i Any one of them alone would linvo I .iiisllf.rd Hie conference. Hut the whole hi cement has so cleared the utiimsiili' ie that It will Hccra like bieuthin,; tl e refreshing air of a new morn of ptomlso. IeFFECTIVC EXPRESSION OF GREAT POWERS. ' I,,im wiitten the fltst dcllb- I I ,ate und i ffectlvo expiesslon of great nouns in luu consciousness of peace, I iof war's idler futility, and challenged Hie sanity of comctltlve preparation ( for each other's dcHtructlon. You havo hulled foily and lifted burdens nnd tevenled t the world lliat tho ono sine way to iccovur from the sonow mill ruin and staggering obligations nr a iNorlil wat Is to end tho strlfo In preparation for more of It, and turn human energies lo the constiuc tiuncss of peace. "Nol all the world is jet tranquil ized Hut hero Is tho example, lo Im bue with new hope all who dwell In appreheii'ion. At this table camo I limleistaiKllng. und understanding! luands arrin d conflict as abominable in the ees of cnlighi'ned civillza- ' lion I "I once believed in armed pre- I p.ircdnen. I advocated it. But I have come now to believe there is better preparedness in a public mind I and a world opinion made ready to (jr.int justice precisely as it exacts it. And justice is better service in ' conferences of peace than in con- I diets it arms. ' AGREEMENTS MADE WITHOUT ALLIANCES. "Hon simple it all has been. When I jou met here twelve weeks ago there was not a commitment, nol an obit-1 . . .t.-, . .. ... . . . gaiion cxtepi uiuv. wnicn cacn ueio gation owes to tho Government com missioning it. Hut human service was railing, world conscience was impel ling, and world opinion directing. "No intrigue, no offensive or de fensive alliances, no involvements have wrought your agreements, but reasoning with each other to common undetstanding has marie new rela tionships among Governments and peoples, new securities for peace, and new opportunities for achievement and attending happiness. "Hero have been established tho contacts of reason; here had camo the inevitable understandings of faco-to-faco exchanges when passion does not inflame. The very atmosphere shamed national selfishness into re treat, ViowpulntH weie exchanged, dlffcicnces composed and you cumu to understand how common, after all, are human aspirations; how alike, Indeed, and how easily reconcilable are our national asplrallous; how sane nnd simple and satisfying to seek the relationships of peace and Hccnrfty. "When you first met, I t&ld you of our America's thought to see less of armament nnd none ot war- That wc .sought nothing which Is another's and wo wero unafraid, but that wo wished to Join you In doing that finer nnd nobler thing which no nation can do alone. Wc rcjolco In that ac complishment. It. may be that the naval holiday here contracted will expire with the treaties, but I do' not believe it, Thoso of us who llvo an other decade are more llltcly to wit ness a growth of public opinion, strengthened by the new cxporlcnce, which will make nations more con cerned with living to the fulfillment of God'es high Intent than with agencies of warfare, and destruction. FRESIDENT PREDICTS OTHER CONFERENCES. ".Since this conference of nation:; has pointed with .unanimity to the way of peace to-day, like conferences in the future, under appropriate ront ditions and with aims both well con ceived and definite, may illumine the hicjnways and byways of human ac tivity. The torches of undetHtane'tng lave iKen lighted, nnd they ought to glo wand encircle the globe. "Again, gentlemen of the confer ence, conatatulatlon.K and tho grati tude of the I'nltcd States. To Hel Miiiii, to the Hritlsh Empire, to China, ti I'Vnhcc, to Italy, to Japan, to the Netherlands and to Portugal I can wish no more than tho same feeling which we experience, of honorable and honored contribution to happy human advancement, and a now sense of .. curlty In the righteous pursuits of1 peace and all attending good fortune. "From our own delegates, J have known from time to time of your activities and of the spirit of concili ation and of adjustment and the cheering readiness of all of you to strive for that unanimity so essen tial to accomplishment. 'Without II there would have been failure.! with It you havo heartened tho world. HARDING THANKS AMERICAN DELEGATION, "And t know our guests will pardon mo whllo I make grateful acknowl edgment lo the Ameilcan delegation -to ou, Mr. Hectetary Hughes; to ou, Senator Lodge; to you, Senator I'nderwood; lo you, Mr. Hoot; to all of yu for your able and splendid and highly purposed and untiring en deavors In behalf of our Government and our people; and to our excellent Advisory Committee which gave to you so dependable a reflex of that American public opinion which charts the coui&o of this Republic. "It is nil so fine, so gratifying, so irasduiing, so full of promise, that almvc the inurmurlnga of a world sor mw not yet silenced, above tho groans which come of excessive burdens not yte lifted but now to be lightened, above tho discouragements of a world yet sttuggllng to find itself after sur passing upheaval, theref Is the noto of rejoicing, which Is not alono our or yours or bf all of us, but comes from thei hearts of men ot all the world." The final session brought out the laiRcsl crowd of the conference. Scores sat In tho aisles and. stood around the walls. Mrs. Harding, Mrs. Coolldgc. Mis. CJIIIett and wives of other officials had seats In tho boxes. As the prominent delegates nrrived the spectators applauded. Arthur J, Halfoui. head of the Btltlsh delega tion, not pai tlcitlar attention. Many of tho delegates were busy signing autograph albums. The session was called to order at 10.02 o'clock with s prayer by the Rev. William S. Abernethy, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, which Presi dent Harding attends. Amid applause, Socretary Hughes announced thnt the. Shantung treaty between Japan and China had been signed on Saturday. "The treaties will now be signed," announced Secretary Hughes, and the American delegation filed around to the foot of the big green topped table of tho Secretary General's desk Inside tho lnclosureand began signing. Sec retary Hughes completed his signa. tute at 10.12 o'clock. The signing was in this order: The United States, Helglum, Great Britain, France, Italy, Japan, the Nether lands, China nnd Portugal. To save tlmo tho red wax seals had been affixed previously and confer ence attaches standing at the elbows of tho delegates pointed where each was to write his name. BELGIUM SECOND TO SIGN THE TBC1TIC Helglum followed the United States nnd H.arbn dr Cutler, the only Bel gian delegate, took his place as EUhu Hoot arose from the table. He had tv,o treaties to sign, the General Vnr Eastern and the Chinese Tariff. . The seven British delegates, headed by Mr. Balfour, signed next. They affixed their signatures to all flvo'ot thu documents. Mr. Balfour signed at 10.22 o'clock. There was prolonged applause ns the British delegates marched around to the signing place. While they wero signing, motion picture photo graphs were taken. At 10.3". the Chinese succeeded the British at (he table and began sign ing. China is party only to the Far Eastern and the tariff trcallert nnd her three delegates finished signing them at 10.35. Albert Sarraut and Jules Jusseyand, the only two French delegates re maining in Washington, followed the Chinese nnd finished signing the treaties and the supplements In which Fiance is concerned ot 10.S8. Senator Schanzer, Ambassador Ric cl arrd Senator Albcrtlnl for Italy had four treaties but no supplements to sign. They comploted at 10.42 A. M. To the accompaniment of a roar of applause, the three Japanese dele gate .filed: around to the table Baron Kato signed first, finishing at 10.44. Baron Bhldehara and Vice Foreign Minister Hanlhaia ' followed, each signing his name to all five docu ments. HARDING ENTERS ONLY AFTER SIGNING IS DONE. President Harding arrived while tho Japanese wero signing, but waited In a cloakroom for tho ceremony to be complotod. Mlnlator Do Beaufort and JOnkheer Vnn Ttlnblnr.,1 k J.I. gates of The Netherlands, finished signing at 10.49. Their Government puny oniy to tne two Far East ern treaties. VIsCOUnt D'AllP nnri rv,nt concellos, tho Portuguese delegates, -to mm oui iwo treaties to sign, and they finished at in r.n i.- ti,.. j.j - - - - ,imv tllULU the signing. President Harding entered tho hall a minute later. The audience and del egates rose and aplauded for half a minute, while the, President bowed his appreciation to all sides. Without an Introduction, tho President hwmn hi. address. JAPANESE R. R. WRECK CAUSES DEATH OF 79 ATalnnchr of Snorr and Rocks Crashes Victims. TOKIO, Feb. S (Associated Press). Seventy-nine bodies had been recovered to-day from the wrecked train which was burled by an e.valanche Saturday a; Itotgaws. station. Thirty-three In jured passengers also had been extri cated. . Moat of the victims, according to ad vices reaching here, were crushed when the roots of the coaches collapsed un der the weight of rocks and snow. Three hundred ex-soldlcrs. fireine nnd Coolies aro still engaged In the work of rescue. It was believed to-day that at least dozen bodies are still burled under Uie wreckage. RUDDERLESS FOR WEEK, SHIP AGAIN D1SABL1 CemnAlitn Ctovernment Crmft Tin)! to Aid of Swedish Vessel. . HALIFAX, Feb, C. - The Swe Steamship Thyra. rudderless In North Atlantic for more than a we U again adrift, and the Canadian GS eminent Steamship Iady Liuirler ll Loulsburg this morning to search her. The Thyra lost her rudder Jan. Her calls for aid were answered bvM steamship Rosalind, but an nttempfj iuw urn nijia uiruugn me neavy I was unsuccessful. The British tail Suwanne then towed her for two dj but was unable to make headway, t Sec Large Advt. on Another Pag Last 5 Days .1. MILLER Semi-Annual SALE Every Slipper in Every Store Re duced to Extra ordinary Valuea. 8. Al burnt Sc (En ENTIRE TOY STOCK REDUCED TO Y2 PRICE OR LESS 4TII FLOOR ISest&Co. Fifth Avenue at 35th Street N.Y. V - ' NOW IN PROGRESS . ' FINAL CLEARANCE OF FUR GARMENTS and SCARFS '' ' 4 ' ti oAt a Fraction of Original Prices Women's Utt coats and wrapst"and fur scarfs children's fur coats and robes, men's fur collared and fur lined overcoats all at threjowest.prices.of the season.' M Children's White 'Coney Coats Sizes 1 to 3 Originally i 50.00artd65.00 39-00 Women's Fur Coats and Wraps Children's Loch Squirrel Coats Broken stzeslto4 Originally 69.00 to 85.00 52.50 1650 1100 795 775 795 450 485 550 595) 685 J 325 375 450 450 40; SALE . 1000 i , 595 OrigJhally $1850 ' NATURAL" MINK COAT,' Full Ungtli RUSSIAN ERMINE EVENING WRAP SUPERIOR KOLINSKY WRAP COAT KOLINSKY-DYED SQUIRREL WRAP COAT 495 SCOTCH MOLE FULL LENGTH WRAP . 395 PERSIAN LAMB COATS, Kolirutcj Trimmed 450 SCOTCH MOLE WRAPS, Full Length . 295 .PERSIAN LAMB COATS. Skunk Trimmed " 295 HUDSON SEAL WRAP-COAT, Skunk Collar 35 0 HUDSON SEAL COATS. Kolinsk? or Skunk 450 TAUPE NUTRIA COATS. 36 m. New Models 250 TAUPE NUTRIA FULL LENGTH WRAPS 295 AMERICAN BROADTAIL COATS', Sport Lengti'225 GRAY SQUIRREL COATS, Sport Model . 295 REAVER COATS, Trottcur Model . .. 350 tXTEi Furs described as Hudson Seal are fine quality dyaLmuskrat Children's White Coney Coats Whh nuttl collin Originally 70.00 to 95.00 55.00 Other Fur Coats for Children Gertcttc, mar mot, muskrat, nutria, squir rel, and other furs, at pro-' portionatc reductions. Clearance Vqlues Include New Low Price on Fur, Scarfs and Neckwear SPECIAL SALES FOR. TUESDAY Little Children's Washable Dresses (a new purchase; sizes 2 to 5 years) will be offered at these esceptiooalSy How prices: Bloomer Dresses prettiSy made of ging ham (in some the material is imported) at $2.75, 4.25 & 4.90 Imported Dresses of fine white voile, charmingly hand-smocked in colors at $6.00 ' (Second FSoor) An toportainit Offferiinig off Silk Umbrellas (in styles for men and women) at very special prices Women's Uinnilbrelflas Of good-quality taffeta, in fcfadc and colors; with handles an many attractive varieties, special at $4.35 Of finer-quality silk, in Black and the most desirable colors; with handles in various fashionable effects, including mountings 'of bakelite and sterling silver, at . . . $5.75 Men's Umbrefllas off fine-quality black silk, with x)k handles made of various woods, special at $5.75 (First Floor) Irish Lioemi Handkerchiefs of excellent qualities, at value-giving prices Men's AlMinen Handkerchiefs Hemstitched . per dozen $3.00, 5.25 Initialed or hemstitched (large size) per dozen $6.50 11 ape-Doraerea . . . per aozen two Women's All-linen Handkerchiefs Hemstitched, with or without embroidered corner per dozen $2.50 Initialed . . . per dozen 3.25 With hand-embroidered scalloped edge and initial . . . per half-dozen $2.65 With Armenian lace edge and drawn-work design in. each corner . . each 75c Also Sheer Lawn Handkerchiefs Tape-bordered . . per dozen $L00 Colored, in ncrvelty effects, per dozen 1.50 (First Floor) An Important Sale off Choice Dress Silks now being held, offers unusual values in Black Silks, White Silks, Novelty Silks and the most popular Plain-colored Silks arranged in Lengths suitable for various purposes and . extraordinarily low-priced at 75c, $1.35, 1.90 and upward per yard (First Floor) Jflaiiisfon &benue Jftftf) &benue, Jl&to Horfe TCfjfrtp-fottrtrj Mutt fjirtHift?) 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