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IN EFFORT TO PROVE BELGIUM AND ENGLAND IN SECRET PACT _,_ 4* \Heges Discovery in Brussels of Evidence That Neutrality Agreement Was Abrogated by Small Kingdom. , SUPPOSED TREATY DATES FROM 1*6 Or. Dcrnhurj? Interpreting These ?Pipers Quotes I. S. Supreme Court Decision in Support of Mis View. alleged to have been found l>y the liermati aulhoi ities Krui-s*?-* BBIimf the archives of the Koliiian douerai Staff indicate ' ajxistenre l*efore tha BTBI t>f BB arranr-ement between the British flitarv attache there an?! the BelfatU) Minister of War rBfarditag British tenention in Belpurn. Oret Oat these documents || reproduced on tliis "^ jri ,-., .. laUoaja of both nie appended hereto. Dr. Hern V**. -., ivy Councillor of the Cierman Empire antl former ieri*v?ti Minister of t! ?-. has prepaid! the foHo-Bfing remarks - --*?? ? I i taro i.iuments: B, m. BERNH ?RD ItlUMMU?. T?-d*v il P*t? S-J*'t" fae*''?''1 ' tiper fourni an ng t'u> documeutl ? the F? . I S**fl ", : . "UTl'.s Bast's tgu-ho ?ml th.- ?UI ?r:gn Minister i Wai rcg II : nu BrUial ntervention i It ??11 p '? |?h'\Vh'?? vomber. ll'l ?>?? i Edsrard Grey snd thr French Ambas ?ador m Londo: . n * hich il was otatti taat British an I French military am '.??.al pxafr*? consulted tocethe i to I to be fol .o?f<? m e??r o r. ai n tht? ?in ; t.. in accord prcnrranpo.i i ' French fleet ?? the M?diter i?r>e?:? to - ntersjati there. ?*'" reas ' '? fl? et wouli lifeguard t? ' - in t'.ie north Of thi" corr? ? ..erice the member: of the Britii "? mamed ijrno rgr.t un? " mmedi atelr rr? written si by oren? .hat ir ease a (..-;? **. ? ' attacked th? the ("han r.el. E?R|rland tr.cf Whit? Paper.- N n the Br?t Edward C,rv\ - revelation Hoard of I Mr. Trevel C binet ut ? aiier of tl 'cT'or.ald. re? igned froi nd that ne and !i;*<R tee ?? [fart a* ?.?? . i on the ?>*/>:?? to and that They [tarifae^ tha ould not back out. \ Mfret Inderstandinjr. ? all the p BAbsation of both the included the land ! 'he annex* ? ?UUjatior ? tn con .: urn with an army by way of three French ytrXt v d Bou Ht^-tn ' British plan-* e?t* coi i a landing by way of .? ' ' ? ? . ving all and .?.howinjr that j Belpgn rail* '?!,,-? " [ "?fon (jr.. ?nment. I hi it ht Mit M :ru?t to I ? ?? nch to ?tp the Bel| -'ality. that it wa?< list viaja (a jgjjj? aii r . ?*?*?*?t a G*ri [*Sg clear!. K?lonel Bai ? ^pit be . truop.a ? ? ' ' - ? l?r? ?*>.. ??;?;" bei ame I i*?*?*d snd 1L.V' ' ? M . ?.. K!_y '*?*?' ?a?L *'? . land troo: I??i ? ?'' -'?marblut a: [,,.,? *hicl ? h her '?ri?r?. j ' ?'lans for Joint Action ?EJL*"??.*; ?'? ?g/*aVie, ?hou!,] a r :.????? LgjT* *l ??'*??' be recolli B?M Ju!>- '-'?. i;?u. s,, i,' ?PTts Prince I ??J? ,n ^;% K< '?' ery V\ ?hile ??. ???? rtatric ?TV1 Posent act ja. it ifr ,6U|?ht of ?ntt'r?fi?nK j t? b*rm*,n> ??? ?"?en ri-an?- the ? LT 1l)at ? ?ould ins r.uro t . '?. and I did ?? :?.:,!td by th. ? rj?^*???.-. ? Si?! "" ' ?' ' ""Id M?! Hi -? ha(1 "?" beer, ra g?am* ?bou. by S;r Kdw?rd ( Ij? *r,?en on July 3I. 1hu? Um* onUiiKls-mgnr - R/? ??which -r, , ?n JJ'fetn .he made a t,.,.-., wlth wTfSli". "f -?vu Ma?, .h* i-m' ' ?J L ,n* rrench ?i.,P. . St*;i KM,T'l,,r ????'.??????nt was ?uf. *a . . " ' ' |M Or.j ?. Auctt.t i. l;,u w i te Book Si when the former asked 8 ward Grej whether If Germany kr? a promis'.e not to violate Belgian BOU would engage te r*? main neutral: upon which tJrey replie that he could Hot .?ay that Caar Forced Into War. - 'herefore pcrfrrt'.v, evident, i . .- o" ;. t.. ? man war thai was suie to be BPOBgh about by Russia's mobilisation agaii Germany, Englaad would ko to wa again?! Germany, ?nd it has ).. > proved that the Bngl -n attirance t that etTect ha?, strengthened the hand of the Russian 44-ar party, which there :he upper hand and foreei the Russian Citar into the war i ?ee re port of Belgian Chart*.* d'AfTair? at 81 Petersburg to the Miaiater oi I Affairs at Braaaelfl July " In the second place, it is *-hown tha Kncland meant, with or with.' I Will, to land her ttoop? m vio n of Belgium'? neutrality giuni irrespective of whether Germai troops wire marching through I or not, b?-i been made in 1912? or any time there after until AugUBl 4 in the dermal "Reichstag." It il further evident thai a? BO ???:. II d, iii'rmati) would ha? ? Frar. ?? y and that in ^ucti ? .1 to draw quick? ly when she saw her enemies reachins for their inly the prompt action al Li?ge that put thil important railway centre, comma) the railway connection? to Pram Germany, mto German inn..Is prevented .. gium. The guilt of tl ? ? nnient in this matt ? '-, and French | nient- take il A rlan of the French mobiliza? tion wa.? found in the same and it cannot be presumed that the conference between Br,*.i-h and French experts was known to tha Brll lh rr.n Grsiadl's Advice 1 nheeded. ?B? furthermore, impoi reneh rallwi - ? irk ami Boulogne into Britrium in - could have been used with* - owledge of the French ? i es. Second, that Belgium did not . ??'. try to insure her independence same way i>y approach;! . many and making a 'imilar contiact ,1 i dii post - onter ? trian conversations had a purely defensive charactt i ail c< men. It ahowa - denced ai-o by the oi-play of all Bel? gium' ? ? ?.- many demai hould ll the ? ; tiiree full he Belgian Gray Hook ??? i in wa? ally occupied territory. anil hip towai y planning '<<r her daft a war whick n?idored unavoid e, how ? dipli The Imperial Chance ..ole proof tl Germ; gium proof, aa no? of the ? i~e!|!.i n appealing to the law o ? that . ional la-* "ling Glad "erna Supre* ? ? - ? . ? ad 1 ' - ? ? ? ? a mattet i rity and delicacy to ?? bleb no ci eeuld ply af? mdepend? ..ow let thi ??maelves: I of tl Bel| General Ducarmc to t Belgian Mir. the former's COnfl the Btea? I " ? Lai. Brasaela, April 10, 1 I nave the honor to report -.> you b tha eon*.erma? hnt < olonel Barnardtston and which have alreudv ' my oral communication?. The ? the middle of January. Mr BaraardUtoB ierred te the BBSietiei of the Geu- ? flore lo tWO and a half month?) to Inn.I IM.OOO men tn Antwerp. tT pi ?ii my objection thnt it WOBld h? iilil" ci -ai v lo await the end ol the IhiiiIiuk m in.lei to begin with th.- railway tranaportatlea? i-nil thai il weald be better to pro ired with 11 I i , ,n w hen the tloop? arrived ?1 tin- taaa\ Lieutenant Colonel Barnardiston premlaed te give ma exact data n? tn the num? ber of t|ooji- that COUld be landed i dally. Aa regard? the military r?*?*niiei I linn?. I told mv v i.itor that thi? 1 I ft ad with (he British attach?? he informed me about the number 4>f troopi Which would in- dally di? > - n i In. i lied at BoUIOgn?, Culm? and 4'herbolirg. lh. distante o' the last place, which i? n?-ce?*ary for technical ron*lderation i, will lav?les n cer? tain delay. The lat Army Corps would he disembarked on the tenth day and the 2d on the fifteenth, tint- t aile, ir,? would carry out the transportation so that th?? arrival of the 1st Corpa, eith?*r In the direction of Hruisel? Fouvain or Griersnn al Compeign* during the inanrriivre? of i:m.| he i???llieil BM lh? result of the reorganization OX the Kngiiah army would be that the landing of I.'?0.01)0 would be ?I and that, moreover, thai would ?tend ready for action in a anortef tun?- Mian has been aa KUiird above. Concluded September, IW6. 'Initial? of (iem-ral Durarme, i II. Minute- i,f n conference be twees the Belgian Chief of 'he ?tal Staff of hl? country with re? gard to the general political ??tua t Ion and beeauae of tha poeaihility that V/ar may -non bleak out. In Caaa Belgium iheuld be attacked the sending of b.iut lOO.tMKl tumps >v as provided foi. Fh?* liauteaanl eolonel asked me how such a measure would be N garded by i?. I answered linn that from a military point of view it could not be but favorable. but that this question of latervea tien wa? inst n* inurb a matter for the political authorltiei and that, ? therefore, it was my dut*, ta iii-oim the M in later of w-n- about it. Mr. Barnardistoo answered thai hi? mialiter m Br?ssel? would speak about it with our Minister of Foreign Affairs. lie proceeded in the following ?cuse: Ti? landing of tha English troops would take place al the French coast in the viciait) Dunkirk and Calais, BO a? to hasten their movement? a? much a? l"' sihle. The entry of the English in Belgium would only take plan* after the violation of our neutral Itj by Germany. A landing .-.' Antwerp weald taha mach mera time, beeauae larger ti Weald be needed and bOCBUSe, on the other hand, the safety would be le Th i ? admitted, thi ild be ral ether point? to ? inch a? ral Ian? y transportation, tha question of roquiail i the I BgiisB army could mal,-, the question concerning the ehil ' ????m reand of the allied foi IB* Inquired whethei our pre] i ationa were ?utVeient in ordi ? aecBfe t be defa .ati during the creasing and the trai .'r English troo| he estimated to la-? about tea ? ? I answered him thH' the places Vnniur and Li?ge wer.- ; from B "coup M main" ? our Bold army of IH'i.immi would be capable of intervention within four day - Aft? i having expressed his full 'ii m;, explanal my viaitoi laid emphaal following ' First Tha' our con' ent ire!-.- .dent ial. S. rond That it v. ;. I tig on hi? government. Third That his mini. I. the I fSiTa-hat ?nttalr? ??????? ? imatMi l ??.ir 1* 9?*trt\ Jangp'.?'h. ' ,a M?,,'.?? ?a a?aa? .Mial.l, \t t? mrrtl. I? ll.u??n?rrS r.l.??t Irllfll ? ?I? ?aa tinirtX tmt I'a*gl?<?rr? iflaanaatt l'u? timft p??t*aaat Ita-? ?ara??. 4? g** 1? rMitlnini,(?a,ii.', g? ?I? *t*|*t?M ? ' I ?f aal ?t* ?? ?a K'.lt t-rlga^f? tg >a??l?rl?-?? taut IS9 COO ??aai? 111* ? ?USSI tun? g* Us'Il lui fa'.t SSJaj? aWftsU** ?an I?? rlt?lr? ln?.l?lra Hsst HshgH? I? ?VNSNSOaaejMI ?ri????.!??? .!??? <?? ??r?il#r? aatw??m?.a?ral ? ?..,,,. i?.??'-t ??? ??..?? ,-.?, .....min? ft mai* ?'??l.ra ?a? 1.11.1/ ?a ?***?*?? i? aftWrai ? ?ajasU sj*-tl <???raii g???? ?*i4 fattar??? ?Ill'i'r? a r??*???*a Saa'tt la ????(*, a.?'a ? .? --an?aa i>a?a? ?'?'tica r? ? i ???? a ' aaa?. S? N? r 1?? ailwaml? S? p??arr g*J*g ac ... 1 ' a-gl atarr? ?ar?!t ?taXrgjrf ??? traut??? g* *?lgl--a? ?a la-gl ?'.at g? nui,. 4 a?-' a* 11?? S? <??aro ..?.Tt, 1 ??"?'??1 ?littst? r? ?'? ?a? rr?*- 1*4*11 ? i? I l ij ? 1? 'M? ?'.a'l ????? lrrgra Uli 1? Central aall -, ? a.lrlrlgaa ? 'i!i,l'1i'?nl. S** VI,It?? J?urn?ll?r?? a 7??br?gg? para?t. I?? fit?? g? rtava??, r-M? . L? ? ???* ? ?i.?ti t.. -r.? itlgssa aarr*tt?asv S ataa ??trapichar la? ? laaanSa ?a [inir. - CZt/... , ? ??L* >,?*? /i s? i*u /??. ?. $?6*~ ?w mtJkjmWSM * JjkmAmJt\%im0U\ A^- ???^?* qiMBt?OB Could lie easily regulated. Tin- further tha plans .. EngHah Geaeral Btaar p**ogro??ed, the el. aret I,, eal '? the details of the problem The colonel assured me that one-hall of the Engt lib army could be landed within --ight days, th'- - I t the eonelo ion <-:' the twelfth or thirteenth day. with the exception ol tile hoi try, which eould sol Ik- eoaated apon mit il later. In -pite of tin-, I thought I had to it lin upon the necessity of knowing the exact Bombet of the daily shipments, in order to of Xamur-Dinant, would be as? sured on the eleventh ?lay and that of the '_'d OH the sixteenth day. I have again, for a last time and a? emphatically as I could, ???'I '.a th?- necessity to ha the sea transports, BO that the Bag lieh troops could be with us be ? *i the el.v.nth Bad twelfth The hapi.' and moat f? rorabla result- can be reached by -. convergeai and ttmultaneou? ae? tion of the allied forces. But if that co-ofieration should not take place, th.- failure would be most BBS. Colonel Barnardiston as _ ?^g^?^ ??~/<? ?to"* 'S"* yC+ /^ ^ <? ?An-m-t^. ~~<* ?***? * -? m*'?mA*4*w*a**o*+' ?t, maatatMtaaatU . ?t*, ?w*-??w ?*i- **?-** 'jr**1 s ^^^ ju,!.;.?, t?*?t yt*y^ >??-~ of 4? 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" CijgtAtm? ??i??? tata? l????**? tf jistttet^^/etmrmtmei f ?V* ?AA^~*t+^/~mx*m. <g4.Am?~~ ?Sp*r.^.m\i jt~ t.jf.....?*fa ?% ? ^ga ?*?tV S?a?aw - "J**^" ? ?*?* x?*''r''-jf ??*?***?*"***? BSaBBWarm /? BBB ,???> >*????? ***? ?*??? ??> BBBBBa^ ????ala?, ""??W /w?. ? A*?S*m^, m\Vtt?^Jma0mm4 ' ?? ?W\oAmim0Am a?- -i????-????; ?B**K**aiWs-t# ?<* '?V *?mA?*A%*~? +?' aaaaa *4?t y&. tyh**-A+lAm* rn^^m. ?i Jt?/AtO* ?-/? ^-fr >rg ?^C?< T'c-J^J ?**?????? t-...yk. a???. ???????.?. t**?^t I ?aM ?/^k\.ttf,^ |?.tfa, aSjsaBBS>?i--aaa?* fJkm*U ?A /t*+*. ern-r e?aaam ?, *?*"*??< ???<. ?-?????-??t. ?*'.?? ?sUi?...? B*a-BBBB?j?eaaB /sb?-ii"jb ?ja; i&tA^/?^ ^ ^ did i ' ? - ? - In u following discussion I - bad ? He ? ? ? .'. of the country ? -i i.e for tin- pari . r.oui the MUtpoail '?? the laiiilir.jr a; ?) . ?i.- rcTtitud la ' curu i I ? ? ;<' ? Staid arrr v, aad ? should b* ? this ainr. tu NuSBVI and ? ? of graniing the Fngli.ih .. the | lia? ? requisitions pr' I ??ally, .. ... itad ,:?.'! tl ?? . oanaaad. 1 answered bias t he* ? . ?. . ... ? ?. ar.'l prraniaad him thai I wot ally. , ? ilcu !at!<<' ? lerably lunge..- t.?? I ? , -. ? ? I Bi i nard? opci ? witn Ant s i -.der the i.irinati marching tl.roua-li aut tea.h the I In ' tad -aid, he a-j 11 it?- tii the plan ad ta .-.im, and he ;. --.val the ? :: ft. ATI ich wen- i particu? lar ? ?itfi ? ? rnao 'he tul? ' ranslated Belgian reg? ulations, -ion? concern Eusrihsh ?... ... eanmodal o' iha woundtd iied artr: vei 11 ich mlitary . ? l I'iii mi; . i r. thing ?erving tlii? and aroald be done. In *he eourss ? t ion:- I had ...... lion tu eon ? '.hat ilil??. ..-..- .,? the ? ?o t,i>.. Antwerp from the begin? ..i. .it |t tin hope for any 01 if:?erven'.. ?: 01 Hi* l'.'i'* j , . . | h?' informed me thai ' landed ?"ror.i the i . to Antwei p BS -non i.erman ship ? ?apt off tl t North Sea. In all our conversation- ?M << ?o tiel regularly informed me about ??' r.iw-, vhaUU he Mid con ?ie militai y circumstance* luUufl of our ea.tern neighbors, etc. At thd ?am?.- time i.e emphasised that Helgium under tha imperative r.pce??jty to' - ht>r?e!f eonataUtl* "?formed if s in the adjoining i. - ; . : ? ? ' that with as ' . irroillanci sarrica -eace, not direcily m the hand I | 'len erm Ho military attache-?;. Hut I was care? ful not to admit that I did not Baa onSgT* ?et ? \ u i a '"? our in working order Bo. i eonsidar it nj in. winch plaie, m m ? -.ta??* of trtdant in lu our neighbors, i ? UsUl Ms ' 'of the ': I .. - P l me?. Ganoral I (?enera! Kt-afT, General Juncrbluth, end the Britiah military attach?, m? Colonel Bridge?, (sue? i. ? i ? 'ololiel Bai - April 23, pre lutnabi' of th.- fear 1112. The "Coi ? ! <?:' Count. ran d< I rector in the 1 he Bril attach? ha? .1 Jungbluth. Th.? ? , an havu met on April 28. tenant Colonel Btriilgut told the ? noral that Fngland had at ' , which could ? ? tintnt, tem lioiu of infantry Biiil eight brigades of cavalry - troops. She has thing which is neces? sary for her to defand her ' ry. Everything la r*i A*, tha tint of the recen? aranl the Hi ment would have immed i .. diaambarfc ment ifi Helgium : chez noun, even bed for assistance. The general has objected that for that <>ur consent was necessary. The military attache ha? an? ? aran d this, but that since w'? -.vire not able to prevent the Oi rman.s from passing through our country England would landed her troopa in Helgium under all eircuraatancea (tu taut ?tat de A? for the place of landing the baa not made a He said that the oat ' 10! I"ng, hut the know?, that Mr. Bridge?* I to v.i ebruggi froi Idad that ?e were, bio to prevent the German- from pt igh, III. On l?. . 2, 1911, Baron Gri for mi . Belgian minister Berlin, sent a very long report aner.t the Ariglo Belgian mili! the Belgian Miniater for Foreign which were published In the "North German btr 1 :. l'-?l-?, and av?rai American pars in En?gl ib translation. This import,, -,, which was Brai sals, la only report. Its or evi om the official imprint on the paper used for 1 C< ? .?*-.??? No. .Endosar*. Keply to No. ' ral Department Office of. Berlin, Dec _?:,. L911. - .iition. 1626. Strictly Con fi ? i ? im i.i Sil I have had ' 17-th No? vember last. P without numle ?' on Mo. 1108. POEMS BRING HIGH PRICE Loyalist Poetry of Revolution Gets Top Bid at Sale in extra ill El evolution," ant, brought the I.: ? i and .!?? of i* i ' r i ?' at the And Guilt ' H i? the? Ural of , only '.''.? copies printed. G. I). Smith ga\.. ? ..o volunta. He paid $120 for "The Kngraved Par ?rith Notieoa oi the Origina Biographical Painters." l be er paid s 100 for a of Wilkinso lira of in three volumen ? !.. iter U alla? K? "Mental ? on by ce nul ton. Gubrie ? tit . . tion i.:. . df Virginia P. Town? "Uiir I'rt? 'i."'-. 01 ' ? ?? I of the Twenty-three Presidents of the United Statt tratad with a por? trait tf each, W. It. Benjamin ob? tained for 1127 M an extra illustrated j volume of James Grant Wilson's "The ???nts of the I'ni'ed States, 1789 .1 of the session was ? 15 and of the entire Kale ?10, 651 10. STOLE $1,200, HE ADMITS Conscience Forces Surrender For Theft Two Years Ago. 1 (ianet ?r.cken because of hi* theft of fl.iflo in Cincinnati two afro. Theodore Herdtman, eighteen walked into 1'olice Head? quarter- yesterday and announce he war ? -ted He spent the m? . in four months, ll.-ii ording tt V. i ?f Liberty st., (in rinrat;. lie took the money, he said, from a habcrd?*ht*>ry in which he I pending the mm . Un? charged a > ear agi DUTCH PROFESSOR UPBRAIDS GERMANS Says Government's Policy of Denial Has Made Nation Ridiculous. CRITICISES LETTER OF 'INTELLECTUALS" Asserts Altitude of Defence Writers Argues Lack of National Pride. stout ' German newspaper? copies of which have ju.-it reached New York give prominence to a letter written by a Hutch university professor to a (forman itofloaguai in which the writer '?ulamat ion ,e.-,t by a lutft BUtutuf ut Ounuuu "iuluUect ual.i" to the universities of the I'nited denying German atrocity chargi 'I he latter u.a. first published in the "Koelnl ehi Zeitung?" and a transla? tion follow?. : "A certain lack of national pride ipaaka out of tho<e German defence writers. That, at least, la the impres i-ion they make upon u.s neutral.-?. We Netherlander! have a Haying which 'I'" r srht and don't look around.' The Germans would make a ?.?rea*' f hit With me ?* tiny would live up '.i "Another ?hing about the?te defence paper, n ?hat they are all written in a broad tone of conviction, scorn and authority, of congres ?lonni ipeeehee, that upon the DUI people tiny make an impression "What i| it supposed to mpan, that expraation which is repeated tirr.e and tint again, 'It it HOI 'rue. Perhaps, It is not true.' Hut the mere assertion that it, is i convincing only "ur the ?? who presumed from the be? ginning that everything the Germans said or did mus?, ht absolutely right and : "\'o German ??avant would allow him? self to be told what ht should believe, or t,.'. believe, in any q neat Ian, no mat what authority. Hut we neu ippOoad to believe without on? 'It is not. true!' Another feature it that a noted scientist, whose judgment in this respected profession everybody appreciates, certainly is not arily a man who can decide such questions properly. "We Hollanders know very well that armies turn to barbarism. That has been taught ua often enough by our colonial army of about .'10,000 men. The in the held are therefore changed as often as possible, so that brutality is prevented as much as poi "AI! the warring nations, however. ' ng as if their own soldiers never fining wrong, create an tir? ant impression. I waa very indignant when Germany violated the neutrality of Helgium. But when the Imperial Chancellor ??aid, 'We are doing wrong, but we must do it for military rea ii!!-.' I was partially conciliated. Ne v offen a itroag excuse. "Hut there the thing should have end?- i. Afterwarda, when all kinds of . OS Wart made to sho'.v that rieht to take the at BOrvtd only to antag? onize tht neutrala. The standpoint ' nancollof in Cha beginning Has more maiiiv. 1 can un? . ? ? ti|.-: ? I maintain no longef entitled to i tone of d Igust when others do no? keep !? - * lea. "Sofie people tnink orlv of this un? fair pit .'It! i-v .?i. i at have til whom they ?ymna [f I may take the liberty to jj.ve the Germana ? piece of advice, i would he)? <iuit exc i ^avc notning of that which only history can judge." LEGISLATORS ACQUITTED Lieutenant Governor and 12 Others Exonerated in Indiana. Indianapolis? Do? If. Lieutenant, Governor W. I'. o'N'eill and twelve I other officers and employes of the 1011 Legislature, who were indicted Decem- I bar 1, charge 1 with signing and }.?-' senting illegal claims against the state, . Judge I. T. .darkey in the Criminal > bare late to-day. In . Id ? oi to I- sutenant Governor O'Neill, thoae acquitted were Homer LI ax-Speaker of the House and BtatO ; l.evi I'. liar tata .Senator; George W. S .*e Representa? tive?, and Wad* H. Free, George M Hill. John .' \ bla. k, George < . ru and Douglas Holser, em] ah houses. a? ' - $3,000 RAISED FOR VOTE CAUSE bum Obtained in Few Minutes at Meeting of Congres? sional Union. In a i L'nion ?rday at the home of Mr?, ii. H. P. Belmont. 477 Madison ; av. 1 -d ;n widen? ing t v..>rk m various state? I'!.. ? men oflice in this citv , wer.. ely settled. It depend ??d. Miss Alice Paul, chairman of the BB the nnding of just tie ? a take charge. It wa4 wo.-k at once among the women of the eleven voting to awaken tb ? to th<* need of u?inj* their Influence to enfranchise the ? -, go te San Franc;: co in August to hold a Rl it meet i ? Miss P ( worn (n will pen h .1 ti g)"Ui)< to vt.'s ton to tiia* ? 'i?.-.. The groups will rent routes arid hold ing? everywhere along Mm Bray. Will they 'hike'l 1 don't know, but prob? ably some of them will choose pictu B iy? of travelling." .ii.i.ii aril] be active in the Dela? ware ? ampaign. In that state no ref i'.eces?ary. A bill passed twice by tl jr.* will ?a/ran Chi-e ' "And that?" Miss Faui pointed out,1 "will *j ator-. IB Washington." The advisor) council of the union, | eoaaistiag of more than one hundred. vl i-hington on Jaauary It. Lucy Burn., vice-chairman, and Mr?. i\' Representative Ken', l of Californ among those who} came from Washington to attend the! ame of tha Now York women present were Mr?. Harriet '?Ir- .lohn Hogers, jr.. Mrs. John Winter? BraaaaB, Mrs. Flor? ence Kelly. ii Kastman Ben Charii *?o many of announced the;r ?n ? ?'?) Washing*" ; . -, I" cembe* ? ? .-hi- i ongn Mondell amendment that it ? i I special ear. G?* I IP A. 'I ? I. ? ? ??"!? a humIh? ' araran > ? ?? I'rrp.u.l a I RUSSIAN AN! /QUE SHOP? ?ft? In Hto k bOUKS *.'i?>it our Book Store and vour dif? ficulty for a Christmas <iift wlil quickly disappear. MALKAN'!. Nr* York? Laras??! 3o?????ri 42 BROADWAY iimi Mii- - ? Pan ???->? ?????*?? hS: ? I a' i?i.?r.' '.? i ?il Har?T ? ?. S.I _ SUFFRAGE TO CURE RESTLESS NERVES Women Advised to Work for Vote Cause by Speaker at Suffrage Shop. ?Sufferers from neurasthenia and mel? ancholia, ?.. r auf? fra??-! A ? romea eamnaign .ne up your nerves and restore your mental p<> This p**eocriptiei was issued by Hutchins Ilapgood B< the Fifth Avenue Suffrage Shop yesterday. His advice, ', was the result of a ? d? ob? servation of women. "1 have known so many women," he explained, "women whose nerves were all out of order and who ie minds were confused beCBBBS they didn't have any? thing to occupy th< r:>- husband.? tooV ! too good care of them well, I've known them to be completely changed through getting waked up to suffrage and working tor i* -It's the bdt cure for Ilia of the nuri.i that I know." This age is the renaissance of the middle c?a. ? women, Mr. Ilapgood de? clared. "They are restless," he said, "te cause they can no longer absorb them? selves in the ta?ks supposed to he theirs. The feministic movement ? fake in tin; working women, be? cause they are exploited to a point 1 which smothers restlessness. But mid? dle elaaa women are full of uneasiness, and therefore more interesting than ?ff wer?* before." Ail this awakening, Mr. ilapgood said, was making woman the spiritual sex. as contrasted to man. Miss Alice Carpenter made a speech, taking the place of Mrs. Raymond Brown, who, owing to the death of her fat ; er, was unabL to be there. Richard Waldo, of The Trib ne, will he one of the speakers on Monday, and -:;nie Goodrich. of Teachers < el Uw. the other. <>n Tuesday Lawrence Abbott, president, of "The Outlook" Company, and Miss Madeline Dots. pn?on investigator, will speak. The programme on Wednesday eoasista o? talk-- by the Rev. A. W. McCurdy ami hy Miss Ruutz-R. ? -lary Hall On Thursday and Friday there will b? no meeting?. Or. Saturday Irvin H Cobb will attest his faith in auftrage Mr?. Rheta Chllda Dorr is the o'hei I that day. meetings are held at 4:.'1.') o'< in the afternoon. The shop i? at W? Fifth ?v. RESERVE BOARD AN INDEPENDENT BODY Not Responsible to Treasury Department. Attorney Gen? oral Tells McAdoo. Washington, Dec : ' Vtnrney (Jen eral Gregory rendered an opinion to day defining the status of the Federa! Reserve Boaid as a botiv independen) of any gOTSrnmCBt department and one over which the Treasury Depart? ment has no control. It is held to be an absolutely independent body. The opinion was called forth by a request :'rom Secretary McAdoo asking: the status and power? of the Reserva Board in its relation to otn?-r federal department--. In his opinion Attorney General Gregory said: "Consideration of ?he history of the Federal lUsegta act, of the general scheme of the whole act, I is func? tions to be performed b>* the Federal Reserve Board and of the method of their pcrfori la rc;c to the rlc?' ..pillion that the board is an inde pendent board o? government estabiiah 'The Federal Reserve Board i? no* .i lupcrviaory, bat is a dia tinetly adr board with rv ? powi r . ess aro ?hat the Federal Reserve Kdar<: ?hall be a burtau, dn lo-i or ..tl.' ?spoil? "litieant omission in view that la Section ift r amen<i relative to that 'bureau' the Con ha Curren, y was the Yh.e' officer,1 and the pro-. Section 1. thai 'the .,? the Treasury l 'opart asoat for the use of the Federal Reaorve Board' a provi?ion to the House bill bj the Senat?, committed would be highly superflu ou? if the board were a bureau of thai department for < the R? alreadj ?miete aut' to assign o" deaarf? ? 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