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senators Demand Unmuzzled Press;
Fight tor Modification of Spy Bill I ^ocrat? Join Republi? cs in Charge That Sec tlon |s Too Drastic ^ge See? Danger Of Autocratic Rule ibi?**-*t0 Arniv and Navy Head? Being Judges of Their Critics -? *? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? .rrc-i! ?lernte ?rntr?? OH Our Srriinn ly's de ? . "fire fin ? ? \t-ite tor > 1 sa si - ? ? ; San? fctkfl & (tnm-patuj ?v ndirav at 34th Street Will continue today the remarkable Sale of Men's Silk Cravats at Me and 69c ^ TIhm* scarfs were offered to us recently by a leading eraval maker ai a [?rice so low we could hardly believe it t<> ?be true. The result ?a tin- remarkable offering <>f the newest Spring neckwear, in striped, floral, embroid fifd, spot, and novel figure designs, at about presen! wholesale cost. *\ ! ich scarf is equ.aJ to our regular standard in inak? and finish, and the majority of these teaves arc represented at each price: C-rnuj C repe dc Chine I ' Kcpps i Warpt Pop ?? ?"*'' *-r?P-> C'tpc '.: , ? W eat et Regimental Stripe? Haai-Blockt? Crepet H ana-Blacked l'oulard$ We s?mil also offer unusual values in Men's Shirts at $1 *l Well-made -garments in all kinds of stripe designs together with broken lots of our higher priced shirts. All sizes, and a good assortment in I61 ? and I 7. A Censor with a News Sou Hv C. W (..lbrit WASHINGTON, tpi The ' Na*, y Building is Mr. ?'r ' reel hs only a losephus I??.* -.iror. expai ? ?. 'or the ? ?be i ispatches speak of Mr. ' ? i censor . pn SS, tien tl'c oCCUp* I? of Mr Daniels or. He i.. , ?re in ?';*?? e ?up. He H? been ;? - ? v ' '?; eves in ",?'-.. . -. ? ?, frrr . t, lei us cu* ? is an innovation. State, War and Navy Building pie of silence and discretion. ' of se -per a per v?le "hush" fis you en by es are full of verbal ammu ist the atari About the build ose mouths ha\? . by the order? of .Toscph-ir. Dan -- whose mouth*? have beei ??? authority of Newton D ? -? whose tongues were by heaven f, the I cretion, on whose rapacitj .-- borly relations of na ? .- ? r I the shado*s i Bj constantly, energel communicatively, without and cup-*?hi?pcd over hi? mouth to Vis voice ? | le nr. i' i ?'reel, publicity Itself, ? ? ? where publicity never was 1 and in time of war when publicity i supposed otrdinarlly to b-> under r? t and unintrusive. said that be is the invention of Mr. McCormick, the chairman of the! lien-.'-THtic Nationsl Committee. It is ?nid, too. that, he bas the fullest f Mr. W-.lson, which is hard for I ? on of the press at all on this' ? "There is ?nmethin-* in the Const tion which I bellevi nt rferes with it," replied Senator Lodgre. "1 do !.'?' think it i? within the tn (he human mil I," sa I nieas ? the discusi public questions by '.he press titutioi ?-led. undoubtedly, in tance, but th< ? ? ? ?i alonp w ith the con ? ? . .? i the .-..?? at p?wer has ? all ??ver this subject." . ? hotald prevent th? pr?s? ??mntir.:! to the as we do by preventing l'hel," enator l.odee. "by making it a off? nee, or treating il ? on. \rm> and Na*?> Feature - measure appears particularly r? -? ? the Pn is board of n r.'orship . of War and the Se. ? Navy, because it is dangerous to ? > thrust ? man inti? with all the machinery of the ? ? ??? .-?>*??' nst h,m 't attend to all dot ? most unfortunate that these mbers of the fab-.net who are ? x ? ? n uill enter the ? ' ? At any rati the win? v here Mr. 1 ' ? far removed from Mi ' i ? pen. You oen. W it Y ? : - ? i |< ; *'\,i r? A ? word." "Ni thing I - ?? once opened li ibout t 'C if war. or Now, like the min befoi . ? ? . M ?. I ? ? ? ? . .' ? cost of a trip ? I I o *? ' ' Sphinx M r I ? ? i ? h, iiiif) Mr Lan samo board, to <????? thai bui wl ?. . i< i ? upon ** hel her model .in o\ crwhrlm tradil i ' ? ? n fronl pa-.-?, bul oui of ordei thi .?T*mn?>phrrir cond tioi and Believers in pul ?tow their sympathies upo>i Mr. - ? ? - . flgh? r man, with i light on I .. ? "ealises how much hi? A?ii* need publ icit) ?i "' der * public ? *? ? ? ? s arar witl nd ' * ?? . mont like!) to be eril Id be on the hnaH or Thi ? -elf may I ? :. i it ? ? I tainly **?? ?In not wi >h to be repr? ented on this board." "If we cannot ?rive our exec ' [.?.????r, then God Help this country," said Senator Overmai immit the proviso -,<?-,-d for by th? ii*- ? .- they don I s . be i "Thi? ?iih-M ? ? on ('." ' Hr;ip . ? . . . . ? ??.I ? a ?i p?rate bill, ?. r ri.i, ? ? could be prosecuted for merely ? ng a department t? make h |u i ? fiirh ?nquiri? - wer? foi bid ? "We may wall pause." Si natoi J? son, of California, said, "lesl in our lenderiipRK f??r democracy h!'1".v1 w? ?it home." "Which i? best ?" ask? 'I Si Thoma . "the despotism of Germany, which ?., abr '-r. or thi eaj we are ask? an.I r*;irr, i, ? effect ind exe? ?? . pa - "This bill." sa Monta- i, a i not atl ? ' resti paper publication in advance, I makes ;h<- publication ter DUniahable afterward It the libel law, which imposes .-. subs? quent punit-hmeiit, but *.?, previou junction. The constitutional j>????.? r . doubtedly exists for tl ia measur? the wi?iiom of it? polie] i?. another matter which I will pol -inke it upon to discuss.*1 Norwegians Urge Arming of Ships To Fight U-Boats U. S. in War Emboldens Chris? tiania; Submarines Kill Sail? ors to Hide Sinkings C h r. ? . ',. r. 1 1 ? Nor .,-r deeply stirred b) '>? of war again ?' Gei manj. howing increasini ..? the effect of the Gen i marine war on Noi the shipping men are becoming mon and more Norwegian - Nearly one-third of the ' h.? rchant i been des? by the Germai and 4 bei n killed. Shi] ? ?helling thi N'orweg naarlj cent]. . \ . ? | Spam .formel ivy, will ?ntcrpc at? i h. th? 8l ' ng ? nig "\\ ) at has be? n done oi r? gard ng thi ?rbol? i Norwegian vessels, witl gn . . m v\ hich ? ? ol ships will bi n various, newspaper?! ? -1 in\ ? tha*i Ht av. tim? ? ? -, , r i ? instar? "Thi ? has reach? ?I th.- rilo?' ? ,. i . .he Norwegian fla?r 1 daily rictli g alai for -?hip?? ?rhich r-.?lt prompt the crew? in boat? in lierman orders fini murderou? iheil fire. ? Navy Confirms U-Boat Attack On U. S. S. Smith Officers and Deck Crew Saw Periscope and Wake of Torpedo u.. .- ?\| ? - h ... ? ? ? ? thi ? it the ! I ? ? I - ? ? ? ' Th? . - ? the Smith at if thir! .... Reported Firing Off Coast Is Discredited Rot i'.i . April '. ? : ' ?? . lat? '-i '!ir - . . ? ? ? . thai I ring had been heard during the i j i- nl. l! was bf, -?..I on re i api ? ...| reeei? ???! by Lieu tenant K. ('. Blai 1 naval rad trie! ... lisrredil g tho first ' tation had been in communiral th the pati the au ? guard ? - T?"? ? .? The o'clock. and apparently came the northwest, the ?tone ?aid. ? 1 uard i I from I ? ? ? ? ght h. vicinity >*>rVicer? ;,? ti i Boston V ? '? si ?. ? . . ? M'. I ""ll-l Ml.M CentemerJ Guaranteed Gloves \U * entrmeri Lui. <a*>c and !?riit??kiii glo\r? jre gu.iran I'eil a??din?t in.iiHi?i? tiirer's imperfection, ami we will re? plat r with a new pair any im perfect -*ln\r? returned In us which h.ivr nut l.cen w..rn. ? ?Hied, wa'h'-ii or out of our poseeeeion buiecr than three m?.nth?. Cloves which have been subjected i<? abuse will not be exchanged, M-h. ?."'? ? -.' Mlr-raaaeU ?> o l.irt.in . ..in??T a. .?r? ip?ri?l pri?-??, ??<? >i .1 faaaaateeA ?r ????(?--.?????tl?? P. Centeaicrl & Compatni too lifth Avewse New Y??rk 28 British Ships Sunk in Week; Gain for ? Boats Germana *.??-?( 0.59 [Vr Ont of All \ essels Lntrring or I .?**aving Britain April !?. British official ?-i !"??! the werk ended April ? ti ct reness "f boats was somewhat gn a' r ?lay period. ? i n British GOO toi were sunk, and nine under I hal tonn . ? nt to ? he bottom, together with twelve fish ? - ? Durin-* 'hi week 2.376 -hip? of a:l malitie* arrived at port-? ol the h ? snd 2, .'il clean d. I ? ? trine ws about r ? ? i ? ol this number. 1 ? ? managed to b? at ???' ? ? ! boat i, h eluding three . ? , fort ? thai li real .?f ni? rchant craft ha I, -,? huh make-: a tots 168 uch vessels, 116 being o?-r 1,600 and 62 of let- than thai tonnage. two opening weeks of the 1 b??at campaign, when the per? r? ach? ?I |.04, the smaller? per eenrded i 0.13 for the week Mi rcli II, and tl <? largi ? 0 66 for ? ? ded March '. ?'?. \ irdine to si .?tfiria1 ptal Rom? in shippiT!| .mied April 16 v.-as five ? d two sail ng craft ' ton ?. The ton nafre ? ? period -.".. while the departures reg .,?:.? .?h ?, total of BT3 -?' Madrid, April l>?. The Spanish steamship Tom has beer? torpedoed and ... ?? ? oui warning. Eighteen live.? v ? r? lost 1*. is expected that news of this nc.virret.ee will further inflame publie feeling ir Spain, Madrid - ? , Paril . April II. K il g g the tri ? rho were to-da; mad? ? .-, ?,rv that we ?-hall keep ?? ??' preparation, af maints .? ? ? ? itri $7,000,000,000 Loan Bill Now in Conference . his gton, Vpnl 18. The |7,000, 000,000 war revenue bill ua.? sent to conference to-day by the House Si eon ferr?es wen appointed last night. F'romp' agreemenl upon the minvr m dispute ? tpeeted. ?????sw?*-a*-iM*?ra?rgrw?sww?wsssssBsssw?a???M??aM??Ma?jta>??????????M :Q . . . \W^a\w '-?m ?**'-:-i-??-i,"'--' George Steplienson In the celebrated investigation o? (icorge Stephcnson in the House o? Commons, la' was ?asked this question: " 11 it coiv ffi ts i>" tlif track when //mir locomotive h traveling ai the reckless rute ut' mue miles an Itiiur, won't it be incon i t ?>/< r/t.'" An?! ( leorge said : " 1 < s\Jbr flic coir/" The aehicvemcnl <>t Franklin Simon \ Co. in hand-tailoring rcady-for-sen i?'?.' clothes at tin- price ?>t those that arc machine-made, i**? doubtless a discom? forting and inconvenient circumstance toe many stores, but the fact remains that th?' expansion of our Men's Cloth? ing business during the past three wars i*? |>r?)l?.*i.li|\- without parallel in this city. If t s/m// m if be discouraged by cowt mi tlie true/:' Men'a Spring Suit-? ami Topcoats v at'theprict* o/'/Aosv thata/vnot / Men's < ltiiliin-?' >li??p ? II \*??t '??lli Mreel ? ?rp.-.lr -h..,, m* llir ?l,r,| | ,.,| franklin 6imon&Co. I lotlnn^ I nrm-liing? *?h<? ? I in H .MME i? irr will ? tragt, I he adwav ?>aks&(Eam}iatty Ai 34th St. Today?As a Result of a Remarkable Special Purchase Misses' Afternoon- Street and Sport Dresses Special at $18.50 The materials arc Georgette Crepe, Lustrous Taffeta, Crepe de Chine. yV-i_ji ( repc Meteor and Two-Toned 43 [L Silks, tastefully embellished with Silk Embroidery, Braid, Beading .nid uther fashionable trimmings. $18.50 Color.-: Beige. StKer Grey. Rose, Drift. Spruce. Navy Blue. Flesh Color. Bla< k .?nd White. Sizes 14 to 18 years. 175 (harming Spring Suits for Misses Very Special at $25 Dressy, tailored and sport models, in smart belted effects trimmed with but? tons; plain tailored and stunning embroidered models, exhibiting man) new style innovations in collars and pockets. Fashioned of Serge, Poiret Twill, Gabar? dine. Burclla Cloth, or Wool Jersey, in the following colors: Ian, Beige. Rose. Reseda, Spruce, Navy Blue, Paprika, Black, Shepherd Checks. For today. An Importan! Offering of Women's Newest Spring Suits Special at $28 ^ IN REGULAR AND LARGE SIZES. A wonderful collection of the newest Spring suits, in plain tailored models trimmed with braid or buttons; dressy suits trimmed with s?k and embroidery; and smart belted sport suits faultlessly tailored in Gabardine, Poiret Twill, Man? nish Serges, Tweeds, Homespuns, Vigercaux, Worsted and Velour Checks, ()\ fords, Wool Jersey, Silk Poplin, and Lustrous Taffeta, ?beautifully lined with plain or fancy silks. In all fashionable colors, and sizes ."'?t t<> 14. Some models t.. .MU ... Ft ">th Floor. Women's Fashionable Spring Coats In an extraordinary special offering today at $19 An event in which will be presented a number of the smartest coats intro? duced for Spring, showing every important style feature of the season in belts, pockets, collars, and cuffs. The materials are Wool Velour, Taffeta, Covert Cloth. Wool Jersey and Wool Poplins, skeletonized or half lined with Peau de Cygne. ?Sizes .'?I to 44. Women's Sport and Dress Skirts at unusually low prices today A.t $0 A most varied collection of new and attractive sport and dress skirts fashioned of Velour or Worsted Checks. English Serge and Wool Poplin. Waistbands to .'Hi. At ?3)12.7O Sex* and exclusive models with novelty pockets and smart two-piece belts, excellently tailored in Figured Silk Poplin, White Washable Satin. Plain, Plaid or Striped Silk Taffeta. Waistbands to .'?-?. We shall continue today and tomorrow the Annual Display and Sale of Women's New Spring Dresses at $29.50 ( )nl\ after extensive preparation, ?and close co-operation with our dressmak? ers, can we present such dresses at 29.50. They are the best values ever offered by this or anv other store. Reproductions of mud?is by Beer, Paquin, Doeiullet. Drecoll, Jenny, Worth. Premet. Callot and Martial et Armand are included, beautifully fashioned of Lustrous Taffeta. Fleur de Jeuness, Geor? gette Crepe, Crepe de Chine and Satin, trimmed with soutache braid, head em? broidery and other fashionable trimmings. Colors: Navy Blue. Black. Taupe, Wisteria. Br??wn. Green, for street wear; and in Beige, Silver Grey, Wisteria. Flesh Color or White, for afternoon or calling purposes. Sizes :u to 4l\ and in some models to \\ Fourth Floor.