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man government to. aay t<> the (iei man peeple: "We are willing to tnal.o pea.cc, but the Entente flrill bave "none of ii German Foreign Office Denies Communicating Peace Terms to U. S. BFRI.IN*. Sep'. !T. vira I on.loi . II, Thn Geraaaa Foreign Office, In a atatemenl given to Tbe Aaaoeiated Pre?s to-day, denies atoriea nppoaiing in Dan.sb and other foreign tevvapa per*-. to the effeet that the German government had indireetly com imm 1 eated Ita peace terms to NVaahmirton, 01 that wiibclmetraaaa even bai eeat out trial balloom for the rurpe ? ef aentiment in the I Ste'ea *ihe German Foreign Office furthe' inforrr.e.i The Aeaaelated Preaa that ? the rumora -vere promptly diacredited on thr Btrength of the peaee teinir aseribed to Germaay, and, further, bf the fad ihai lhare was no occasion ffljf t.e- aay ti BddfeBI tho Washing? ton gevernmei I a thia reapa.ct. The BaeertiOB tn.i ie by Mathias II: ? berger. thfl Clerleal leadM iti the Reichatag, thar Germany's r.oie in reply le Pape Beaodicfa peace pre poaali already was on ita vv?v to I alao waa ,-, ofTicir.l OjUfl The Centre leader mform. tora tb i al 'o moetings which lu addreeaad in WArttemberg on Snnda) Decision About Belgium Has Been Made, Say German Newspapers AM8TERDAM, Sept is\ la ennee-1 Mon av rh thfl report pabllflhed in the; "Teges Zflil I ig" lhat German) had ? !?? nded te abandon all elaima to B< g.um. tha Bele says: ?'We. too. baTfl 11-. aii ed - n i foraaation from which 11 maj bi rladod tha* laat week a dec Belgium was reached in coaformity ? ith the Engliah views.'' Mathiaa Ertberger, Clerieal Centre ??ember of tha P.eichataj:. ipeaking at Biberaeh on Sunday, sai<l: "The foun? dation of peace mur-i be no conquer-*-* of any kind. We ?>e ndvaacing with 'eng fltridei toward such a peaee - peaee built npo sis of the Reichstag peace reaolut Hint of Peace Is Seen In Belgian Changes LONDON, Sapl lv German news-. n-pers po ft Iha < orre -pondent at Amatei Ex change Telegraph Con after *he resignatior. of Dr. von Sandt, the civil Goverr.or of He'.c ant, Herr von Lata, al<o rea gned. No vjceerjsoi- ;, e*. have been appointed. The reaignationa an said by the Orman nee be in eonjunc ?ion with Germai ?he future of Belgium. . b? eerreapendenl af Amsterdam of rhe Exchange Telegraph Company ai neuneed on September 11 that Dr. vor: Sandt lind heen o.ianiissed, and added: ?il < ' ii ;.' ia iireompreher.sible, r.s the (ierman c.ivernment had trus'ed him to wnte '.he history of the OOCU patlan ei Belgium. lle was the only German official in Belgium who ever gave ar.y evidence of humani'y in the treeTtment ef the r>eop!e " Britisk Peace Offer Reported Sept. 14 On Septambcr 14 the "Doutaehea * agea-Zeltung." of Berlin, -tated its to Amatordam dis <0$b 5!? AVE *T*t>V. ST ?PARIS NEW yORK 'Im Paau 5mw> cf Amebica' dishays Serge Dresses Iostfss Gowns Dinner Gowns Tailored Suits Frock Suits Street Coats Motor Coals Exquisite Wraps Smart Hats ^ Luxurious Furs Ji motx rtVpresetitative Lotleciiotv thaa as shown, clsew/iew mi ^rlmerica 5?AVE at 46th ST N?\v H)RK 'patchea, that ihe interviews between I'l Mleftflelll md other Geiman lead <i und the Kmperor were eonaocted arith bb Eaglilh peaee eflfer, ramon ot wn.rh. the paprr dflClflTfld, "flBaflBIl fioiB hour to hour ? more d< form." Thifl laggflltiflB met with ri om pl <i. ml! frorr, the Britiah gflVflrafllflnt, \th.eh characterised rt a: -totally dc* I VOid ot foundation " Bulgar Minister Visits U. S. Envoy Confercnrc in Stockholm Sairl to Havr Pracr Sip nificaacr STOCKHOLM. Sept. 1? Alexandr Grekoff, Bulganan Minister to ""wedrn. viaited the American Legation to-day j and spent half an hour in conversation ] Ira.Nelson Morri1*. the American ^ Miniitei i ?* i ."???i? ' WASHINGTON, Sept. II . mteiest \va? flSaaifflBtod horc to- j r.irrh* in the report that Ambassador, Morris had conferred with the Bulg-i Miaiater in Stockholm. State Pe? partment officiala declined ta d'sruv ;},i matter. but it ia pointed out i'l usuallv wall informed aaartari tliat the conterer.ee m.u* hava treaiendoui Hg nir.cance. The I'nited States haa r.evc-- de,- .. . ai.d. apparently, hai teal ot o' mabiag the '? deelaratifln against sny af tha four. Ceatral Pflwera, -a\9 Germany alone. i ? . * Mr. Murr ia with lh ? Bulgarian M.u: ti r 'ent eolor t.j th br!*ef prflTalcat here f?r soir.e time that the purpose of the I'nited States Iti nol niakitig these dflelaratiflBfl ot wai is te drivi :. wedga latfl thi aUiaace between the i efltral Powara. Numerou? leporta of dissatisfartior. between Bulgaria and her flllici have leached ti.e cap.tal. The Balgariant an aaid to Ih- much diaaal ? ?>.? reported trnor of the German re thi ' ? ? ? *. j aaefl propoia accepting the no-aiinexal Ion , Ide i. Some cables hava indicated ' . - (lerma: y throw* her flverboard, If by ie doii ?? could obtaii peai ? -?**. factorv t > that such an oppor tunity of causing dilflffeel the Teutonic aliic* wouid be averlooked b>* tiie Eateate, and it is pointed out ? the United States woald be the Ogical country to eniTenrirr | discord. Peace Propaganda Stimulates Allies In Their War Work! LONDON,Sept 18. Whal effec dotl.c German peac.- Biaaaravroa, combined with their military lnactivity, have up.* thfl mladfl of tiie Allied peoplea; upon Britons, FroBchmea, Italians, Bolgiai r.ot to mention thc Rnifliani and Ra* a? Generui Smuts, a member of t'ne Wsr Cabinet, irranted an mter viaw to thfl Lfladoa eorrflBBoadaal of the Pari^ "Journal," and ;n dx-us.vng why the progress had been so slow >1e c'.ared: "To-day **c have the wsr won, and the Germans know it. Yesterday their direetipg classes understood it, To? morrow theie wil! not be a single man in tiie German Kri.piie who wi!! not un dersttrd it. The lina! result of thr persistent preasure of our armies has been well BBtieipatfld over there, ifl ,-pite of their rea.suring communiques. "Can any one doubt the feeling of in? ereased tenor of de ciiemy h? they See thfl smallest nations side by side with the largest and most free. aga.r.st her; as they aee the linancial market shut to her, the economic future des- ' perately compromiscd and tho name of Ganaaay boeotniag more odioai every day? Military victoriai for Germany in the Fast i ai Bi ' n ikfl up for her de? feat in a world tl l -e. Peace may be near or it may he 'ar uff. but the il ues are no longtr in doubt." PahllaTi*B Attitude While the British public are reading Generai Smu's s confident t'orecast, Paialavd, making his first -poech a> French Premier, is tcllmr the peoj.le the time has come when the mora! re? sistance of the nation ia the chief e? b1 foi v.cinry. It will be noted tjiat bot!i (ieneral Smuts and Premier Painleve followed he tack taken by Preaident Wilson ia 'i.fTerentiation between th< Ceiir.au people and thfl (ierman rulers. giving the former tlie benefit of the doubt and e mphasizing the fact that they are not fighting for conquest or for revenge. For the tirst time in a great many months the Berlin communique omits I mention to-day of any activities on the i British front", while General Haig covers the developments in one sen taaee, The lirst page of "The Evflfliag Standard" to-night furnishes a itrih* I ing iliustration of the effect of the military hill. Fvery newa item il abou' peace. with the single exception of the one that refcr* to thc strike of the 1 ironworkers la the Pacific shipyard-.. (ierman Writers Cle>rr The German military writers are able and clever interpreters of mili? tary flveatfl Bl thi rulers want the peo? ple to r-cc them. Thr* are boaitiflg of thair ineeeai in the east, but through then* -artieies run unmistHka I ... evidence- of thfl spirit af relief, tinged with fear. Between thfl liaei ran thankl neai i ?? irtunei BBd B prayer for further bll from the god of v.ar. ThON * ?nn' repetitlon of tiie fact that the ( entral Poweri numerically are | l ly inferio- to thc Allies. but tl;..* ( rhe various factioai hold to? gether they cannot be beaten. Australia Aims To End Autocracy, Says Her Premier Holman, of New South Wales, Tells How Brit? ish Coloniea Feel Welcomes U. S. Aid "Becauae We Are a Pacifist Race We Fight," He Declares ??( ri'n tlie seeptre has been nnally J truck eul of the gre?p af the military rulflr!" This vtiia the time linr.t BBj ve-iei day bj William A. Holman. Prima Mta- , later af Now Soath tValee, for the duration of the war. He apchfl af ? luncheon given In his honor hy I.or.l . Sorthcliffe, head of th- Britiah war mieaioa, et tha Hotel Gotham. We .. , bi e from Aua i U Ila, d ilivered be- , pmbly of Britiah auhJecU | md Americana, was that the eolenies ? mpiro en <"? BBif ' deierminatien to erueh German autocracy and that the I alted Staten . Bxerl etrery atom ot it* pawei .,.,? tha world now frem perpetual ?r . ' ?\\ ? |n Anatralia are mme pacifis' than ?<. i Bre,*1 deelared Mr. Holman. | ? ?,, d j'l . ?? wfl are a pa. ifUf raee i ti ai - ? are determined to wage wai until the bitter end. Vv e ean see no . .. rmination of th,. stroggla until the aceptre has be n ftBally etruea eaf el lh, ...;,.]. of iha military raler. Msfll Kill Autocracy "Ai PreaidfBt Wilson haa aald, that j might oeeur in two waya, either within' the German Empire or without tho-,e attera upon whieh l eaer ne ipoculationa and haTfl na eptnloa. Thoae whe ate ifl eleee teach with the mareh of eventa in Furope know how it .. ?-.?; how n i" probablfl that that much to ba deaired coaaummation may be broughl abopt. But whether from whether '.'rom without; ? ,? German p> ople era them . . capable ot' rialng and thrustir.g ?r e domination which has been a i ,, ?... in and ;. i nrae t? tl i ci ::/e,i ??? 01 Id for io man> g< ?*?? '?*"*"J? cr whether it will be neeeaaary foi ia, the embattled < ?? Hi ed |.?. to ori a e Garm in a liberation and the . . ? ? hich they ara laeap i mseh ei lo acqulre, how BVOr il may Ultlmataly J.rove, the prob? lem is tt. be aohred. ?w .? haTfl tha lympathy of thfl layal demoerati ef Anatralia, and we see no poaaibla termlnatlen of this struggle ? ln tho rir.al and Irrev overthrow o!" the military tyranny arhieh Germany an.l Auatria have so mpoaed <>n the civilised aationa ? ? orld." Eager far IteaaaBable Peace Mr, Holi ild the Britiah eoloniei ii ? anxie i for pence but an endaring peaee, which, he deelared. cannot be ubtair... i witl i (Iei man i etery. I rges Support of Wilaon Speaking of the United States, Mr. Holman said: -'l believe you are right .n supporting your Pre?idcnt ln that tl.e whole of the fignntic powers of the i'r.ited States ahall naw be flaag iBte thfl eauaa of hamaaity and of freedom. an.l that y..u Will join with the rest. of ' lea in aeelng thal the tnumph of I rogress il nbsolutely atid aecuialy ai tained. There ia no award lika the . 'ice." Mr. Holman nllude.l tn the fate of Northern New t'uinea, Baaert.r,k. I u no territoriul nims when it sent 340,000 soldiers to France Bt the beginning of tha wnr. "lt is B fact thBt as a result of tlie war Northern New (,uinea has fallen Into our banda," he said. "We propoae to keep .t. We do not propoae to let the Germans come back there and ea tablish a baae of operationi againal At the luncheon, bflflidei I.ord North eliffe, were Sir Edward Manrie, Prime ter ef Newfoundland; T. P. O'Connor, Richard Hatleton, Member of Parliament; 8ir Ircuenck Black, ciive Bayley, the Hriti-h Cenaal Gen? eral; P. T. MeOrath, Mayor Mitchel, Alton B. Parher, Ogden Re*id an.l A. C Redford. _ To Test Italian TIanes Alan R. Hawley and Henry Wood ? . of the Ae'ro f'lub of Ameriea, who haTfl been .onferring with author? ities of the I'nited States government nnd thfl Allied powers regarding meth odfl of striking (iermany through the air, will try out the Italian battle "planes at Langley Field, Virginia, next Saturday. By invitation of Lieutenant Silvio Resna'ti they will ride to Wash? ington ln the triplane Caproni, which reeently carried eieven pasfengers. Thi? will be the first of several "raids" on Washington which velll il lustrate Italian air fighting methods to American army. In addition to the huge triplane, there are seven other Italian aerop!ane? at Langley Field. Lost U. S. Gunner a Captive WASHINGTON, Sept. II, William A Miiler, the unaecnunted for member nf the naval guncrew of the American tnnk rhlp ('ampana. is in the (ierman prison camp ht Brandflnbnrg arith four other gaaaere prerloBaly reported there. Ihe Campana waa Mink op August 6 after a gnlUBt !.ght which she had to give np hecaua" her gunners had no more shell 8, As a result nf that ex perience, tire supply of ammunition on nll ai nnd ihipa waa doubled. Miller'a home is m Chicago, ?s3B33_5_ Without sound business judg menl vou cannot accumulatc property for your beiTS. Doesn t ibe estate so accumulated de serve sound business judgment in its administration? We will be glad to write you in ilo tail jusl fcow WC settle e-*tates. IN FINANCIAL OISTRICT ?0 Broadway IN HARLEM 125* St 6 LenoK Ave COLUMBIA TRUST COMPANY IN SHOPPING CENTRE S""A.e&34'*St INTHEBRON* \48*St b Th.rd Ave Miss Rankin Calls On U. S. to Run Big Mine Congreaawoman Saya Anacon da Copper Company F.ndan gera Nation'a Safety ITA8IIIN0T0N, Srpt. ir. Chargtaf the Aaaeoada Coppor i ompany arith aai* daageriag tha nation'a aBfety thtoagfl refii.'iiijf tfl nejrotiate arith ita flaiplO*"flfl, Miai .leannette Kankin. of Montana, de-| manded to day that the jrovernmcri' take over tho eompany'a property. Rflf ?tatoaieatl were mnde hefore the House I Mlaai < ommittee, at a hearinr; on h.er roflfllBtioa nimed nt the company. "While the nation neeila every man, at hia taak, the rompany refuses em-i ployment to hundreda of akilled copper I minrrs." the Montana Conprraswomnn ' aaid. "Men are discharijfd when they com plam of unaafe workmc conditions nn'l when they attempt to join a union. Atj election time the rnmpany nenda out a liat of candidr.tea whom tlie minet* nre to support on pain of loainij their join. The oompaiiv owns the state govern nici.r Begin Delivery Of Liberty Bonds On Wednesday Secretary McAdoo An? nounces Handling of Issue Through Reserve Banks WASHINGTON, Sept IV Uehvery of Liberty boadi ta aabacribara, Baa* ie::uy McAdoo announced to night. will begifl on SepteiBBflr -*'i- The twelve Paderal Reeerre baahi wil! difltribnte the iaaue. i onaidering tlu- atwhaUfl rateation by .min;* inbierlban of Interird certifieatee, already issued, offi (ials aatlaiate thal tii*- worh of dia* trifiutioB will raqoira aavafal weeks. ine i.iikre illfle .a larirer in tlie num bar of boadi roaiairfld thaa Bnl n l-orti, bt . nflra than i.noo.ooi) in-J dividual inbicriptiana, Indicatad. Thfl r.iiiiiiiei' o.*' eonpon boad . SflCffltBrj Ul i Ad. o announced to night, i.a eatimatedI l.y Pederal Reaenre banka aa in exces.-'1 of B.700,000 piecea. Ifora than 7,000, 000 i n* "*' thfl |80 nnd >'1W) denomma '.'ons. "EmpleyarBi banka, trual compunlea Bild othen," raadl the statement, "aiei urged to aid ln relleving tbe j-overn-l ment and the mbacriberi whom thev j ropreient of tho trouble, and axBoasa incident to the deliverv if j-reat tuim liei? of boadi iri . rr al I denflfltiaatiflBl Bl thii time. pnr'irularlv 1*1 cases where lubacribera hava not made payment in fttll for their bonda. hy accepting aad proi-uring the accptan:e in the firat i!i?t;.r<ce of bond* of the largrest de- , nominationi poaalblo, aad of regiatered I bonds rather than coupon bonds in enae of larce subscriptieris, and by rej -aininir ortproeuring tha rotcation of fhe fu'1-paid iatflrfm certiftcate* until' eonfrrca-, .?.hall have art-d in the nia-'ei*' of pending legialatioa. *'\o ehargfl arill be nn le for rhe [fl IQfl (.f bonda of amaller leaominatiOBlI in exehaage for bond* of larger dfl* nomination? nor for the i?*ue of coupon ' bonds in e\charit"* for regiatered banda, all such ebargfli b?inf: wal"rad for the period indleated, ai an eacoaragOBMal io the a. eeptanefl of boadi of Inifrer de nomiaatioflfl, nnd of regiatered bonda. in the first instance. \o ehargfl will !>?-? madfl for ti.o traasfar af raglatarad bond?. "F.ach Federal Reaerve bank will an reunce from time to timo the number or bonda which i' ia prepared to de liver each day, and may limir the hours of the day rlurini* which interim eer tificatea will be received over the coun tor for exchange for bonda. and tbe hour* of the day durinir which deliv i-iiea of definitive bonda will be made, and may exclude ?aturdays as well an holidayi dariag the p-rioj of prfliaaro. "Wherever s'jb?rribei*? have a'-ailed themifllTfll of *!ie a*-*-istunce of their own banks or trtlll companiea in mak? ing rabacriptiom for Liberty bonda, thfly mav properly apain avail them selve, of" this BMlfltaaefl in procurinfc tbe exchange of interim certifieates for definitive bondf; and eubsrribers .ahould look to tho banks or trust com? panies which handled their suhserip tions to aeeure for them the definitive bonds in cases where interim certifi cates have not been delivered to them Ijy such banks or trust companies." Japan's Treaties Not "Scraps of Paper," Says Ishii Head of Mission Tells Peo? ple of Boston Nippon Will Do Part in War a Wclcomed by Throng* Viscount Dcclares His Nation (l With Allies to Finish Against Germany BOSTON, Bept. l*> J?P"? '* "' *'' ' WHI tfl tha .'i- ef hm riea aad tha Allies. "to v.in with y-.u, io ......pcra". t? , adrdlnnte and ta < ' Vi"* count Ishii declared te nighf al a baa ,,?..( gitran a* thfl Capley Plaaa ib boBer of the Japaaeae mieBiaB, at whieh be li the leader. ?We <io eol enter ;r te treatiaa to tear tlu m un and I Bttal tBBBI ta 1 " wlads," he eantinned, earaeetly. "Our treatiflfl are not ?? ei Bfl < paper.' 1 a hnvc tried te i !ay our par*. and carry our ihan of '? i bareV i We hava hclped te rree the Paeille from the ihipi aad thi Huenee af bb bi whieh bai thrown otf ita thii enveriall ,,' dec: ncj i .1 bow lUnda ravealed i. a)) ti..- ion ri aahi dai - af the aav ;,,.,.. We ara in thi ? war ?ith you to a ,,i a I.. j ou Wt a:- here te eo nptrate, te ceirdinate and ta cea tnbut ." Th? enf baaiai m which waa ma td when ? greal erowd greeted the naii ion al I ic Bauth I ? '??? ,.i. . .? ... rr. r.i ln ? poui Ing mlfl fi om Newport, R. I.. thia morning, '"f- to ita cllmaa to-nlght i \ i I l ihii - poke o." ?' I'.....' faithf treatiaa and to il ricm ? ipa. ln hoth the addreeaaa the riacount give to d ??. Ihi one ?t the banqoel m reeponee to ? ararm weleoma by Lieutenant Governor Coelidge, Mayor Curley and othera, and the <"-<? al the ntion to rerisa the atata canati apon tho tiaa I bind .v iri aad partieularlj New England, to Ji Speaking at ihe baaojuet, I.e >--jid: ??j ;.. ; naw thal l havi travelled from your Weatem to your Hris'.-rn s|-ore.? tbat, after all, there are no points of differenee betwaen aa whieh cannot be ettled as tnne goes by and gives op-. rortunity foi dtBCBBfllefl between the r Btateemen ef your eountry and myo-.vn.j "For ihe fntajfl I sea two nations: . the one OBt J BBBa t under the nsi::g BUn, the ether thia great anion aadei the Stare a i, their flagi entarined,I their Inta asti . r'.i tlu-ir objeeta one,1 moving togetiier to a -ure nnd eerta:. victory ever all that is evil and mean ar pelty; ou' nf ihe elouds ef ?us pieten and doubt; out af the valley ef !>a:- into the fall enjoyment of the l.lessings of muttial confidence, mutual reapect ar.d permanent peace." -a - Ex-King Constantine Goes to New Home i ( OPENHAGEK, Sept. 18. Former^ King CenataBtine of Crrrce, aecom-l panied bv the Queen nnd live ef their . i Berlin diapatch j ... th. "Berlingaka Tidende," has left, St, Mor for tne Erii Moaataiae, near [him. I I erlaad, where they In'erni to Uve. _ A reperl from Amaterdam '.ate i-i June ff.'-ii thn' "ornier Kinir Conatan tine had boughf the Chateau Char treuae, near Thun, from Baron von Gedlita, a German.^_ Buenos Ayres to Avoid Courteaiea to Luxburg BUENOS AYRF.S. Fept. 18.- In pri? vate aources lt was learned by The As BOCiated I'ress to-day that the Aigen tiaa governtr.'nt has aaked Spain fo take the respeaatbility of obtaining from the Anu'iican and Uritish govern meata a sate conduct for Count von Luxburg, the German Miniater here. irbe reeeatr} reeolvod hle paasnorts. nrtruing that the count is to leave. Ar pentiua for Sjiain on a Spanish VOBMl. Aceordingly, lt waa r-ald, the Spanish Aiiiba^sitdor ),m Baked the Madrid gov. .rnment to atart negotiations to this end. The course taken by the Argentine Foreign Offlee ls not ln accordance arith diplomatic usBge, hut thia government, it la underatood, wiahes to eicape ex tending to the etpelled German Min tfl ter the usual courteaiea. The Autumnal Turning of the Leaves AUTUMN is blend ing her colors a bit earlier than usua! about New York 9- tt The leaves are turn? ing?the leaves of fash? ion as well as those on the trees. * *t Greens and browns and reds?the tints of Nature axe again the shades that style has mixed on her palette? a blcnding that is al? ways in the best of form. * * But shown in many new ways?which is to ?say the Weber and Heilbroner Fall styles are ready?the clothes which the New Yorker knows as his own. Models of rennement ?herringbonc* and stripes in tweeds?new anfinished worsteds and flannel effects. ? * Suits. $20 to $o2 50 * * Fall topcoats. native to New York and from London including the celebrated English Bu: berry** ar.d the American Drizzlers Wfeber ah) Heilbroner Clothirrt, HabtrdathoT* mrtd Hatten Eleven Store* 241 Bteadwty MS FWiws- 775 Bioaciwiy 1165 Broadwsy 44th aad Broadway 1363 Btoa<)?>i? 58 Naaaau 150 Numu 20 Ccr'Lonr 30 Broad 42od and Prfth Ave. Clolkea mii 30 Brnmd. 241 Brmmdtoay. IttS Brteadu>9y, 44th ?-!_? BmaHwfy 424 and Fifth -le* Naval Conference To Be Held in Paris United Statea* Part in the De libcrations Will Be Limited I WASHINGTON, Sept 11. Dlapatahai received here to-dav froni Kurope dis 1. l.>.-e<i that a eoaferenee le to be held Iri Paria early in ll.- -.ber, a' which navn! n i**or* of an uristated nrture are to be 1 'nkeri urj by renresenta' ives of tiie Allied eovernmfn'v According ta "idea ?....lonale." an Italian paper usually well informed. the United Statrs ifl to partlelpatfl in the dlscussion. n.Ticials here v.*ould not comment opofl the report. further than ta **y that BB "poli'ical" conference was m I proapect Tho extent of Amrrirar. partiopation Ifl the deliberations probably would be | limited. Since tlu L'nited States if not at war with Austria, Vice-Admiral Slms, eomauadlag tha Americun naval forces iB Kuropean water*, probably would not *nke part in a di1* ussion of measuns t<> | Mupport tha Italian drive with naval oparaUaaa >n which Britiah ar.d Fr?.nch ! ihipa n ilght partlalpata. There is the pOflflibilitjr, however [that mean* to curb tlie opeiaMons of I Aaatrian and German .ubniarines and .,,p.m, another route ??*> France by wav of tha Merliterranaan for American troopl or supply ahipa may be in con^ tanplatiaa. fa tbat ercnt the Lnited Rtatcfl mij-ht partieipate in any joint : action vt the Allies to el?ar the Med' terraaaaa of hostile lubmarines, re nrdlflafl af arhathar ibe r-boats wer* 1 Germaa or Aaatrian. All queitions of naval policy hare i ara (-uarded jealously, so no announee ment eanceraiag the conference la to ba expected. It ll jetierally assumed, however. that Admiral Sims would ba ' kept fully informed on what trauspired I Bl ihe discussions, and find mean* to make clear the vie-.vs of tho washiaff* ?.overnment to the conferrees, even * he did not actually Bit at the council tabla._ France'a Budget Bigger PABI8, Sept. IS. A bill appropriat ii.g $'.',410,(100,000 for the fourth quar tar of 1917 was introduced Ib Uie ? hamher of Dcptltiefl !o-day ny Louis I Klo'/r. Miaiater of Pinaaee. Tha i ne earrifll $240,900,090 more ,vn. appiopr.H'ed for rhe third quarter of 191T. Mora thaa half or" thfl ineroaafl i? far me War Depart? ment, whila thfl navy requires $:'1,400, 000 addifioni*!. Of the propoood iaaTaaaa tor the War Department, more thaa $10,000, 000 is ''or e\penses incident 'o ini proring the condition of soldiers in ?emce and the families of soldier**. The anaaaiaal daparl ? '???, rafljairai an increase over thc third quarter or $8,* 000.OO0, because of BB incr<*ase of $11, 200,000 m the expenses of the auto nobile service.. Fhe jiro^ression of appropnations for carrying on the v.-ar ia ihown hy tha ichedttlfll attaehed to the bill, which indieated W32.20O.O0O monthly in 1914 *-'>7.0Q0.O0O monthly in 1916, $378,000,000 in U?16 and $57.1.800,000 in 1117. The total appropr.ations uncfl the hegiurting- af the war, including those tor military operations as well n.i for rieil administration to the end of 1?U7, are $28,000,000,000 Freedom of Edinburgh Given Ambassador Page EDINBURGH. Beottaag, Sept. 18. It was uiianlmously decided by the Tov.n Council here to-day to ion fer the freedom of the City of Edinburgh on Walter Hines Pitge, the American Ambas*>ador to the Court of St. Jamea'a. < . . |i s honor was eonferied upon Am? bassador rafr* in raeagnitioB of his repreaent*itive position bi ? diplomat. hii nublio services la promotitrr ADVFRriSFfMF-NT ADVEKTIgRME.NT Exemption of Securities from ?Personal Property Tax for 1918 October ist is Tax Day in New Yorlc City. T<> secure exemption for the yetr 1918, securities which are exemptible but are not alreadv tax exempt, must be mide go prior to that date. 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