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First to Last?the Truth: News ? Editorials ? Advertisements
? a
Who's Who
Against America
How With an Eye
Single to His Own
Ends He Clcverly
Camouflages His Pro
German Campaigns in
By Samuei Hopkins Adams
TO AWKT from hi- friend thc
Kv er the result of Ger?
man-. *? llfflattd agrgreafions proved a
am H?tar*' hrougU ta the tarak I have
pointed out ir. pn-vioua art.clea. War
arttt ?T?r?n,tT?r**;'h Ktaiet, official re
buke to Ergiand. anything to divert the
gathering 11-?'*. ti thfl American peo?
ple, Hearst itdtiitrioualy promulgated.
iTir at any price with other nations;
peace o* any price with Germany; 5uch
waa the p's't'onra aid policy of Hearut
ll a'; ver- ftl ""t.hinc Wnr wa*
re'.rerj against Germany early in April.
Thlftafttr. for a few davs, the Hearat
?rtflfl iumad into fake enthusiasm. Iti
i .r ava of tha* Americar flag, its BV
itil ititfl tl recruiting stationa, its
rro'^atat'ons of paaaiona** Areerican
?sm a?iamed ilf ita cnntrollinar genius
tha r\o.er.rr] pobriqnet of "the Star
Ipanglad Shammer."
Vf'T wjs veneer lad ?rr Bltrfl
. -, Alrr^at immed.at.ely it wore
BflT, and beneath waa rerenled tho lati
thtntit Wlllitai R, Hearat in a new
erarnatio": 'hat tf tho obatrurtor
nf "*.?, enajntrVa anr. Me had ilone
?-, hen for thr Kaiaer while peace
radartai. lt wifn't good enough. Now
we shall tnn him. in the eritira!
and difrieult inreption of the nation'a
aampaigi. further proving hia alle
ziance tn Teuton intereat*. by perrus*
mtlv advoratmg a paper war, a war
"f martion, of do-nothingiam, of ron
rtl ance; r. war in which the gen
?ral? might appropria1?ly be ihOMB
from the People's ("oune.1. the cap
?sin? from the Quaker brotherhood,
and the rank and Mt from the
.gnnble army of the pacificmt aaints
and tho anti-conacription rnartyrs: aueh
a war, indeed, a* only the Germanized
Continued on Laat Page
Three Inquiries
To Sift Primary
Fraud Charges
Swann and Lewis Act; Gov?
ernor Ready?Mitchel Cam?
paign Opens To-morrow
These were the ehief developments
yvsterday in the complex aituation
growinjr out of William M. Bennett'*
rtetory over Mayor Mitchel in the Re
publican primaries:
Ihe inve-tig-ation of allejjed frauda
in the Republican primary loome.l
large in the announcement of Dis?
triet Attorney Swann that the exami
nation of eichteen eleetion inapectora
from tho 18th Aasembly Diatriet hail
already prodnced sufflcient evidence
on which to ask the special graml
jutrv for indictments.
The Diatriet Attorney will apply
for a court order to-morrow to ob?
tain possession of the ballot boxes,
in order to have the "irregular" bal?
lots as evidence. Voters whose
names appear on certain polling lists
will be suhprenaed and questioned.
Distriet Attorney Harry E. Lewis
of Kings County stnrted a similar
.. investigation of alieued frauds in the
Rrooklyn Republican primary vote.
Governor Whitman, throug-h Attor?
ney General Merton E. Lewis. may
institute g third investigation of thc
alleged eleetion frauds.
Mayor Mitchel and William M. Ben?
nett both made it clear thst they
would stay in the Mayoralty f.ght to
the finish.
The Fusion Committee. the Cham
j ber of Commerce and other civic
j bodies planned a monstor mass meet
I ing in the City Hall plaia to-morrow
i r.oon, at which the Mayor will for
[ mally aceept the independent nomina
t tion. and speak from the City Hall
i steps.
Mayor Mitehel conceded the nomi
| nation of Mr. TBennett, and will jom
with him to-morrow In court proceed
| ings to substitute his name on the
i official Republican ballot.
Fighteen inspeetors of elections in
the 18th Assembly Distriet were ques
' tioned yeaterday by Aaaiatant Distriet
' Attorneys Olcott and Wallaea regard
! ing evidence rf prin\?ry frauds ia that
i distriet, Grnnd jury subpatnas will be
; served on them Monday.
Distriet Attorney Swann declared he
1 could not proceed with his lavtfltlga
; tion until he gets an order from the
1 courts for the ballot boxer. He said he
expecta to continue the arrRnd jnry in
I vestigation, as the law gives him juris
r dietion over thc Attorney General be
i cause he initiated the proceedings.
"However," said Mr. Swann, "Governor
! Whitman can take the cases out of my
; hands any time he chooaes by ales.gnat
ing the Attorney General. We are :n
n^rfect accorai. and thfl Attorney Gerr
eral shall be weicome to ihe cases if the
! Governor so rleets."
Assistant Distriet Attorney Conerr-.l
! Olcott said the inquiry i* beinj- con?
ducted under Sections 751 and 781 tf
: the penal law. The first applies tn
' erasnres of ballots and miscour.ts tend
itig to "eorrupt the results of an elee?
tion." D rnrrstitutes a misdemeanor
The other section is more general and
, covers almost any act on the part of
an eleetion official to eorrupt eleetion
results and constitute* a felony. In
both cases intent must be shown.
Mr. Swann was reminded that Mr.
' Bennett bad rot provialed him wtth ar.y
evidence, ;.nd he waa a'ked whether he
believed Mr. Bennett uar- reluctaa! tn
do so.
"I gue-a Mr. Hennett has baen too
busy. I eaat sav I believe he is re
h i-tant." hr rf p.ren.
Aas.8t.an' r?istrict. Attorney Wallac
said last n.gb* that he had examined
the aignature- nf some nf the voters
in th" 18th AflBtmhll Distriet and on-i
a-nmpared tlieni with the rignatures of
rhe same .o'er:- in the registration
"I ani not a haadwritlllflj expert, by
any means," he said, "but I maai sa>
that a number of them show re.nark
able enntrasts."
\otera To Be Subpcrnaed
M r. Wallatt 'aid several of the voter*
will be subparnaed and asked whether
they cast tht balb'ts depoaitcd il their
names. If thev swrai that thev did
not. and that the sifrnatures il the
poll book piirport.ing ?o he (heirs ar*
false. ftrftrj has baen cornmitted, Mr
Wallacc said
Mr. vTallaee ?!?? "ard re found thn:
in nearly uH the distriet* the primary
lawa haai been violated, hea'au^e the bal?
lots had noi heen eaavaaaad hj the ofl
c.als of both parties at the polls. The
law provides that the\ flhall elect a
chairman from both ra1"'"*:- an.l etn
vass the results together, instead of
Continued on Page 13
?on the
Inside Pages
PAPT lll. P-;* J
The New Liberty Loan.
What It Meana to Mr. Average
Man?and to tho Nation.
PART 111, PACiF l
Kerenaky the Man. Firat
Ra*J Biography of RuaeU'e
Great Leader. By a Childhood
PAPT lll, PAG1 '?
Murder aa political atr-ite-ry
How Philadelphia! Corrup
tion Hai Led Up ?o Violenee.
Mar*. the Founder ol So
eialiim. Oppoied Anti-War
Stand Such n? His Followers
Are TnVing.
Ctic Zxibnnt _Rtbitta
PAPT ill. PAO! I
Why the Eait Side I. Loath
to Fight. An Analyin of Jew
iih Reactiom to the War.
PART 111, PAOE 1
The Third Battle of Yprei.
A Study of the New Britiih
Offenefrre. By Frank H.
PART lll. PAGE '
Yprei a Monument to Hun
Deatructirenen. By Jeffery
PAKT iM. PA(i. 9
"Acea Up"?20,000 Feet:
Storiea of the Fighting Air?
men. Told by Themielvei.
?XftetZrtbune *?rapbir
10,000 Crimes
Are Charged
Other Sedition Spreaders in
Flight, With Detectivea
on Trail
Wealthy Persons on
Organization Roll
Publication of Names Is
Expected to Cause a
iiaperfil Cormpoodacic-jj
CHICAOO, Sipt. 23. Frantic prep-l
arations for the defenee of thc l. W. W.
Iiadon tuken in raid here and all over,
the country were matY to-day. At the |
samo time more arrests wnr niailo in .
many cities, while several nllcged sedi?
tion spreaders were m tlight, with Sr-,
. cret Service agents hot on their t rails. ?
More thaa lU.OOO individual crimes -
aro alleged against mrmbers of thr
I. W. W. in a vast eriminal campaign
' of K'dition. This information was au
thoritatiirel] given out from govern
, ment aource.s to-day. It is declared
'that thc conspiracy laid to 1. \V. \\.
chiefs cuntemplated the hampering of
every. objective of the government in
Iti wnr aims.
Names of many rich and iaflaoatlal
min aad women havo heen found on
the rolli of the I. V.-. HT., District At?
torney Clyai announced to-day. The
list of these, when maiie public, is ex?
pected to cause a MBBBtioo. These
pcrsoi s may faei rhargca of beiag ac
cessones :n disloyal act? and be seven -
ly dealt arith,
Ofl alleged cvidrncr that the I. W. tt.
orgamzatron maintained illegal rela?
tions with (Ierman prisonrrs a' Foit
HcDowell, near San Francisro, I.ouis
Parente and (Yorge Speed, 1. W. W. of?
ficials. were arrested in San Francisco
to-day. Speed is secretary of tho San
Francisco branch of the oigeniiation
and Pareate is president of .tbe Italian
branch there.
For the tirst time the povernment has
permitted the publcation of the pre
eiae ehargoa againat tha 1. w. \v. or
gaaiaatioa. Thoie iro iaeladodi
Hindoring the act of 1914 and 1317
roakiag apprapriatioai for eertaia fortl*
ficationi and for the puichiike of arms,
by interfering with the carrying out of
. the r_J_nufactnrin(t of thc neceasitiea
for eat ry Iag out >f the provisions of
the act.
Preventing the carrying out of con?
tracts hetw-een the I'nited States gov
; ernment and coal companies for fue)
for shipping purposfs ol all kinds.
Hindering the manufacture of tor?
pedo nets.
Planning and interfering arith the
manufacture of clothing for soldiers
and lailori.
Interfering with the manufacture of
medical and hospital Ittppliei.
I'roposing the deiigniBg to prevent
registration under t'ne draft law, with a
view tO weakening the I'nited States
army. nnd ai-tually pn v.nting the rur
rying out of order-..
Sedltloai artielci* printed ifl "Soli
darit;.," thr I. W. W. orgBB.
Vicious artieies printed in various
organs of the I. \V. W. printed in Bf
teen different language-.
Interference witb lumber being'
felled in the forest*-* for tlie manufact- ;
ure of fovernmont supplies.
Stopping the fclling and shipping of
spruce 'rees, the lumber rxclusrvely
used for thc manufacture of air?hipf.
Stoppiog 'he fe'ling of lumber for
thp eooitrnetiofl for the cantonments.
and Ciitnps throughout the country.
Diaeorery "f eertain efforts on the
p>irt of members of the I. W. W. tn
create among thoil arho had regis?. red
a feeling of disloyalty and insub irdinn
Abusing the mail ifl distributing
throughout the I'nited States the
-Ygan, "Don't l-e n aoldier; be a man."
Instead of itriklag, using destructive
methods, such a* breaking np mn
chinery in factories.
Distributing hooks on "Sahotage,"
wr.tten hy Emil Pouget, whirh the gov?
ernment terms the "most vicious book
ever printed"
Expulsion of
La Follette Is
Asked in Senate
WASHINGTON, Sept. 29. The ex
pnlaion of Robert M. Fa Follette, of
Wiacoaain, from the Uaited States
Senate WBI proposed formally to that
body to-day on the grouud thn* be i*1
a "teacher of disloyal'/ i.nd BeditiOB,
giving ani and comfort to our t-nrmies
and hindering the govi rnment in the
conduct of the war."
This acetieatiofl ii eootaioed Ib a
4-soliition of the Minnesota Commm
sum of Pnblic Safety, headed by Ga***
ernor Bumnuist. petltioning the Sen?
ate to e\pel La Follette.
The petition which Senator Keilogg
presented follows:
"WHBR*A8, Sen?t<,r Robert M 1? Fei*
lette mu'le uu a4dl*t*-i of li disloyal and ee
.litiori. nature nt a public me-tnu befen ?
lorai audience at tlie N'f.r-I'arti^an !.e?k;ii*
convention in St l'aul, on the ."th of Sep?
tember :
'WHSRSAS. the utteranre*, of Sena'f.r
l.a Follette. with all the pre-tige ?'** Ml I.igh
office a? Senr.tor of the Cniteil Sta'.e ,
mmie under preteetioa ef a gnarantee el
the presi.Tt of *he Nen-Partieaa i enftie
that no disloyal tfOttOOPPtm would lu per?
mitted during *" alleged conference be?
tween producer- and consumers cn the
high eoot of living, have already ..erved to
create treaaonable centiment In the State
of Minnetota, and lieing *,rrcad through the
public preaa. ran have no other effect than
to weaken the support of the government
in rarrving on the war , be it hereby
"USOLVED. That the MinnesoU Com
mi.oion f>f Public Safety reupcctfully peti- j
tion the Senate of the I'nited State* t" i'.
itftute preeeedian '".-Ving tt the eipal
s.,,ii r.f the ?Hid Robert M I , 1 ..il^ftr
from the Senate ea a teacher of diolovaltv
oi.l retlition. t:i\ing ai.l and eenfert te fiu
enemie*. and hinderinir the government in
the condjcl of the war . be it further
"MBBOLVED. l"hat copiej of thie raeehi
tion, togeth-r with copien of the I.a Fol?
lette upee.-h, b- forwanied to the President
of the fcenat* and brnatorr Neleen and
Keilogg "
Senator I.a Follette was not presen
whrn the petition W'as submitted and
referred to the Committee on Privi
legea and Electiona. He entered the
chamber soon afterarard, apparently
Hoover Sets Food Saving Week to Win War
WASHINGTON. Sept. 29. Herbert C. Hoover, lealeral ?-ne permitte.l to judge for himself the duty he owes his
Food Administrator, announced to-day that the week of ?????? h taai consumption
. . "We are asking every householder, hotel, restaurant
(letober |] to N ha. been Btlfltttd for a nat.on-w.de cam ^ ^^ ^ f(i0|lfltuff!1 ,? thp nation t0 b,come . m,mbcr
paign to complete the enrolment of the nation's forces ()f tne ff)orf adminintration for conservation and to pledge
which will work to conservc the food supply. himself to follow, in so far aa clrcumstances permi',
"The harvest ls now in hand, and we enn measure the the suggestions that will be offered from time to time as
? . .. .. mm . ,..,., . . , to measures of food savings.
world's food resources, SBid Mr. Hoover. Ihe available . , ? , ? ^..?. ..?
wonas Jo.ru avu , ?por ^ ^^ y no tj,reat 0f pr,vation. We wish only
supplies this harvest year are less than last year; the de- thHt our peop,p ghou)d eat p|entyt but wtsely and without
mand is greater than last year. We car. meet the call upon waste.
us next year only by savings and by subatitution of enm- "I therefore appeal to the churchea and to the schools
... . . ,_?..?,? i for their assistance in this crusade; to all the organiza
moditles which cannot be transported. ... ... ? . a* *?.
tions for defence, local and national; to all the agencies,
"The Allies nre our first line of defence. They must be commercilll( HOcial and clvic> thllt ^y Join the Adminis
fed, and food will win thfl war. All Furope is on rstions tration in this work for the fundamental safety of the
or restricted supplies. Only in our own country Is each nation."
Russia Must
Stay in War to
Diplomats Here Fear Bolshe?
viki, if in Power, Would
Seek Peace
Mat CanaNBOi i
WASHINGTON, Sept. 20. Russia hai
heen made 'aware that the continuanc?
of American uial to hrr ll conditioned
upon Russia's eontinuance in the war
agairist Germany. There is nn suspi
eion here regarding tlie mtentions oi"
thi Ktifloihy BtvtraaitBt, aad thi.*
country har rtCtlvtd BSsBll nssurance ;
thnt the Provisional authorities are de
termineal tt tiirht on. War ilinister
Vtrhhtvthjr, wht paattiatfl the eeafl
dence of the Btlthtvlkl. is himself in
favor tf prissmg the war to victory.
While tht Ktrtathj government has
ligaifitd its intention of resisting a
possible Btllhtvihl resolution to take
the supreme power into their own
hands, these extreme radicals them
-a ja.es profess not to dertirc a sepnrr.te
peace, hut they nre not trustaal hy I.n
tente diplomats here, who see little alif
fr-ronce between fl separa'a- pear.- IB I
a etttatitl cf fighting ia the hope tf
coinpelling a gena ra! BtaCC.
Itadirals See Need of 1 inning War
Information has been receival here,
however, tl.at there is an element
among the Btllhtvihl who. whiio op
p,t.-.ed tt any htargttllt participation in
tl.e srovernmntit, OtlitWi *hat th<' pres
trvttion of the liberty of the Rnaaian
pttplo depends upon the defeat of Ger
Biaajr, anal that, vtnile they ,il*cv their
own national security as a democratic
Btatfl ahtva any other interest. they
a-4- not hlind to the necessity of de
fehtir.tc Gtrfl
Sert'.i-orTu-ial liapatchti rttalvtd hy
tht Busflltn Embaaay to-day stated
thal Koiftgn Minitttr Timtehtaht,
who ttadtrtd hia resisnatinn from the
War Cabinet, had re.onsniered and ''e
eided to retarn his post m view of the
d fficlt ? ituation Ruasta facas, but
that he trade hla continuance in office
rnntmgent upon the forma'ior of a
roalition ministry.
ln Ruasian eircles here the opinion
wss held to-dsy thst there would be no
compromise between Premier Kerensky
and the Maximalists. The hope is that
the Bolsheviki will be defeated.
Aerial Barrage
Baiks German
Raid on London
LONDON, Stflat 29. Hostile air
plui.es raideal l.ondon again to-night.
An official communication from the
Home Offlee on the lattal ran! saya-.
"Hostile airplana-s Cfrttfl?d thfl Maitfl
of Kent an.l Kssex in groups betwceri
eight and nine o'clock. Several at
tacks flin made upon l.ondon, ani.
some bombs were dropped Ib the north
ea.it and southeastern distrirts. Rombs
were also diwpptd at various plaees
in Kent anal ElMX Ml reports of
eaaaaltita havi rrt been rtttfrtd.''
This ll the tiiird night air raid tfl
Baglaad earrltd tat hy tht Germans
jthis Wtth. Il Obtjaltltl and damage
da.ne the tftCtivtattl tf the raiders
h.\s not compar.'al tw that of the Ger
i r..un rlights of September t, .'I an.l i.
Tht present carriuaiirn has included
I Linctlathira, Vorhahlrt, Ktat Ks-aet
ar.d the l.ondon alistr.ct Bfl objectivea.
Iho weather favor" flyiag and aatdi
! tional raids an- t.a be expeeted. Two
Gothns Ifl Prldaj fliffBt'fl raidu.g
squadron were brouffht down.
lt was ohvious that barrages were
being ihroWB BB ?a. aiefeat the pur?
pose of 'he raidarre. At t'ns timi it
inpear, that the narraa/es at least pr
vented th.- raidtn fn : 'heir
1 own wi...
There are the beil nf reisoni rtr
I ? tving thst th,. cor.tinu-ai Genaan
airplane attachi >n Eagiaad with tha?
pialfl i.ir;nase of kiliing women and
ehildrtn i? rtpagaaat to the Britrsh
mind, bnt just ??< Ihfl nrmy waa foreed
t.i use ptiaonoas iai ngnins'. the et,r
nian soldier-. .ar ne in the position of
fightlBI with one han<! tied behind Itfl
back so tle Rr.t.^h will be rompelU-d
to fight the (iermans in the air by
boaihlBf (iarma.'i ait.es. aeeording to
thn belief now ger.erall held here.
The Hritish hav.. tne necessary ma
chinea an.l '.etter aviators but here
toforfl pr.fe.nd to usr. them solely
Ktinat the fi>/hting men on the ba.tie
n,? rtflthtd of rutt.ng up an u r .
....aoriel harrapr around IfOnd.ar, aitB
marv heavy |VBfl rr.ng cont;nuou...y
gives n-rvois people ihi idtl that a
Preat raid ll ta, whtrtei two of the
noifllttt mghts which l.ondon haa ex
penenred. Monda yand Tuesday tf thil
week involved smal! casualty lists
Shrapaal which goes lata the a,r has
to come down, but any house ifl shrap?
nel proof. end hundreds of tnousands
of penoni who used to flock to the
roofs and the streets to aaa the Zeppe?
lins hava learned to keep Indoora,
No Belgium
Promise Made,
Says Michaelis
Asserts Government Has
Free Hand for Eventual
Peace Parley
COPCNHAGBN, Sept. 29.?Oi many
! has not renounced Belgium and has not
been in communication with any of her
enemies, aceordYg to Berlin reports of
1 i. speeeh made before the Reichstag in
committee hy Chancellor Michaelis.
The Chancellor i* quoter! as follows:
"A Liberal Deputy correetly stated
that the attitude of the imperial gov?
ernment as regards its war aims wa<
clearly explained in my answer to the
Patal note. The peace resolution of
Jalf II -va? expressly mentioned in thi*
reply. and further explanation thereof
is unneressary.
"Moreover, i declare thc statement
that the imperial government had al?
ready communicated with this or that
hostile governn ent and that it had in
advance renounced occupied terntories,
thus abandomng the most valuable ad
raatagei in nep.ee negotiations, i*. un
true. I declare the imperial govern?
ment has free I ands for eventual peaee
BlgotiatiOBi. This alao ref.rs to Bai*
C;um." .
The majority Socialists in thc Reichs?
tag have interpellated the government
eoaeeraiag official support of the |)3n
Genaaa agitation and the Fatherland
party The Socialists also made an in
terpeilation on reported government in
terferencn v ith the right of assembly.
The interfellation reads:
"ls the Chanctilor aware that in the
armv officers are conducting a vigorous
ag.tation in favor of pan-German poli?
cies and particularly also against the
deeieiOBI of the Roiehitag? What
doei the ( hancillor contemplate doing
to check thia abuie of authority by
The intsrpellation doea not raoatiOB
?he activitns of civilian official*, al?
though the "Vorwaerts." the "Tage?
blatt" and others newspapers have as
lertad repoatodly that the superior* in
the schools ar.d government depart
ments sre uung pressure on their sub
ordinates to join the Fatherland party.
The ieeond interpellation concera'ng
the r.*rht of assembly aecuiea the home
! military authontiea of manipulating
i thi right of asiembly oae-iidedly in
faaor ef pen-Oertnea prepageoda.
War Taxes Raised;
Final Bill Calls
For $26 a Person
Taxes Imposed by
War Revenue Bill to
Raise $2,606,320,000
The war revenue bill, as tinally
agreed on by the House and Senate
conferrees and as it will probably be
enacted into law, provides for the rais
ing of approximately $2,60*3,320,000, as
Inrome taa .f842.000.0O0
Kxcess proflta tax.
Distilled spirits . 135.000.000
Rectilied spirit* . 5.000,000
Fermented llquore . 4S.000.000
Wines, etc. 10,000,000
Soft drinks, ayrupe. etc. . 14,000,090
Clgars . 10.000,000
Clgarettea. 20.000,000
Tobacco . 25.000.000
Snuff . 1.500.000
( igarette papers
Freight transportation- 77.500.000
Kxpres* and parcel post . 16.000.000
Pas^enger transportation.. 56,000,000
Pipe linea . 4,:.00.000
Seata and berthe. 2.250,000
Telegraph and telephone
messages . 7.000.000
Insurance policiea (new).. 5.000.000
Automobiles (sale of). 40,000,000
Musical instruments
(saleof) . 4.300,000
Motion picture filma . 3,000.000
Jewelrv (sale by manufact
urerj . 4.500,000
Sporting goods. '^.'iTe.
Pleasure boate. 500,000
Perfumes and coametiee.. 1.900.000
Proprletary mediclnea ... 3.000.000
Cameras . ._ JJMg
Admlssiona . 50*???/??
Clubdues. 1.200,000
Schedule A. Including play
ing cards . 30.000.000
War eetate tax. 5,000.000
Vlrgin Island producta... 20.000
First class mail matter. 60.000.000
Second claas mail matter. 14.000,000
ToUl .$2,006,320,000
$900,000,000 Fixed
As N. Y. District's
- Share of New Loan
Subacription Here. However.
*- - Expected to Total
WASHINGTON. Sept. 29. The mini
mum set for the -,ubscription of the
New York Federal Reservv District to
the I.iberty Loan is $900,000,000, 30 per
cent of the total I ,sue. The amount it
is expected to subscribc is $1,500,000,
000 of a total expeetation of $5,000,
These figures are given in the an?
nouncement by thi Trctisury Depart?
ment to-night of the apportionment of
the second issue, to b? offered next
Monday. among the various Federal Re?
serve districts, with one-half appor
tioned to Boston, New York and Phila?
Apportionment" indicate only what
each district is exnict.ed to do and may
be entirely upset, as tn the case of the
flrst I.iberty Loan. by tbe aetual sub
scriptions. In muking 'ro apportion
ments officials used two bases of sub
rcriptions the rr.inimum of $'1,000,000,
oon eid an "expected amount" of $.V
Apparently. Ifl offering tlie second is?
sue, officials hope to r^ali-.e a $,'..000,?
000,000 response.
Apportionment by Districts
Here is the apnortionm^nt by Federal
Reserve district* as announced by the
Treasury Department:
T.tai, ioo ?i ooo.ooo ooo u.ooo oue.coo
In each case the announcement reads:
"The amount has been computed on the
percentage basis, and while the bank?
ing re.ources of each district that is,
the total resources of the national,
state banks and trust companies have
been given large considcration, other
factors have been taken into account,
such as the income tax collected from
each district, the _iser-sed value of
property thereY, the m'oscriptioiis re?
ceived from each district to the lirst
I.iberty Loan, and the amount of bonds
allotted on such subscription-*. the capi
tail avaiiable for bond investment in
each district, and its population."
Naa Basis of Apportionment
The basis of apportionment thus
vane*. materially from that used in
the first Liberty Loan, when the bank?
ing resources of each Federal Reserve
district were the sole basia of calcu
lations. Apportionment by states, easy
of computation in th* first issue, can?
not be determined except by Treasury
experts ir. the second offering. It is
likely that such apportionments wiil be
announced shortly.
Governors of the Iedera! Rescve
banks have been i.otified by oecre'.ry
McAdoo of the apportionments. The
nums stated In the "amount expected"
column are designated as "the amount
which each district should subscribe in
order to seeure th* reault imperatively
demanded for the defenee and security
of tbe nation **
House and Senate Con?
ferrees at Last A gree;
New Measure Will
Be Reported Monday
Levy on Profits Is
Five Times Greater
Total To Be Raised
Is $2,606,320,000 in
One Year; End of
Five-Month Struggle
,apt-tal a"fnra?p<fn..fnf?!
WASHINGTON. Sept. 29. -The war
revenue bill, providing for the raising
of approximately $2.60?,320,000 g yeat
in addition to the ordinary revenues of
the government was sgreed to by th*
conferrees snd reported to the House
It will ba taken up in the House or
Monday and in the Senate probably on
Tuesday, with the chances favoring i?
being slgned by the President and he
coming a Uw during the week.
As the bill stands it is Isrger thar.
the bill passed either by the House or
Senate. Few decreasej were made in
any schedules of the bill by the con?
ferrees, and in most MflMM the provts
ion of the House proposing the h'trhcr
rate was accepted by the conferrees.
The largest addition to the bill wa?
in the war profits tax, which **as com
pletely rewritten by the conference
committee, and all the (.chedules
chsnged, it being estimated that thi*
item alone will rnise $1,1 10.0oo.o0ft a
year in taxes. The House had pro
vided a war profits tax of only |2on.
000,000, but the Senate raised t.hi^
figure to $1,060,000,000, adding $60.
000,000 to the tax by the rhanajre*
made. pt
Several Hundred t hangea Made
The bill has been in the process ef
formation for nearly tive months, de
spite the fact that it was nrigirallt
intended to pass it by July I. It baa
been in conference for nearlv twe
weeks, during which time several hun
dred changes were made in the bil!
much of the verbiage being rewr.tter
and many of thc schedules beinp
The income tax section virtually waa
unchanged, except for rearrangements
of lartaxta on laeaastt httwtaa $if>.
000 and $40,'.00. The graduated sur
taxcs of from l to B0 ptl cent on in
comes from $5,00') to tho?e of $1,000.
0li and over were approved.
The Senate increase of from I to I
per cent of the income tax on cor
pcrations, joint stock ompani^s and
insuranee companies was ..pproved, to?
gether with tlie new normal ladividaal
t?.x of 2 per cent on incomes of unmai
ried persons in cxce<s of $1,001". and of
married persons of rnore tian 12,000,
The .rraduoted exceas profits rste?
are 20 per cent of excess profits ne*
in execs of 15 per cent of Ihi nvested
capital for the taxsble year; II per
cent on profits in excesa tf lh Ppr een'.
and not over 20 per cer.t r,i -ueh cap.
tal; 35 per ct?nt on exeess over 20 ano
under 25 per cent of capital; 45 per
cent or. oter 26 per Mat and under 3?
per cent >f capital, ar.d a maximum tf
HO per cent on profits rn excess of 8't
per cent of Mth capi'V
( alculating Kxccaaa Profits
In celculating wer exres? profiis. th'
term "iavtflttd capital af eorpttatiani
and partnership-'' w.is dec'.hred to >n
clude "actual ca^h pa.d la, a.-tua) ? aa
value of other tangibie property paul
for stock or share*, at the time o'
payment. or January 1, 1114, but in
no r*so to exct'ed the par \alue of the
original recuritits; '"id in or earned
aurplus and undivided pron's used ot
employed :n the busines-a exclusive of
undivided profits earned during tbe
?axable year.''
Th.? ailowa ,ces for Intaagibla aaatts
include "actual cash value of patent*
nnd copyrijrhts Bald r. for stocka or
shares at the timi of tayaiiat .
good will, trademarka, trade brand*.
franchii.es, . . . rt ftf hona t',d?
pavmen's not tt tlCttd thi eaae value '
H stioulat-s tl.at fjcl: lryangihle aa
' sets exehnrcvd 'or StCttl tia*l befor*
March .'1. 101T, no* .xceeding 20 pe
cent tf th* 'o'.al. lhall be included a"
a value not excee.i.r.g a fa r tash value
' at the time of pur
In lieu of the HlStfl BBt tax o-^
secor.d c'.ass laMitatitai th* enferree
included B Btl "? ifftCtiVt
' July 1 : Hi, I "?" ' ra'r" {r"
read.r.',- inatttr er : adva . - ng nattti
with iptcial bal ? i ratti fe>
re'.igious, agricalta ? ???rr tam
A ftat mcresse on reading matt-r o,
one riuarfr of a eent a pound untn
July 1. 1019. at.d oue-half of a eent
thereafter i pro' led. Advertising
matter excteding E per cent. of the total
tpace wou'd he UXtd 'rom '? to 2*4
con*. tddititnal Bntil July I, 1919. ano
freai *"? *o lli e?n's more until July 1
1920 ar.d from \ to 6\ centa to 1921.
and from 1 MBt to 9 cents thereafter.
Many rublications Affecled
An additional tax of ooe-eighth cee?
per pound until July J. 1010, and one
quarter cent thereafter on religioua.
agricultura:. frsterr.,.1 and vn.llar pub
licatioaa arafl adooi"d.
Th| or.e cer.t tax on !? tttrt, llhttf*
drop letters, flral restorfj hy tha con
flirilt A or.e cent tddititaal Ux or
pttttl ar. ! private mailing eard* wa?
udded. The first elass msi' lnereas*
are estimated to mtflfl $90 OOO.OOO aou
? r? effective thirtv dava i.'t*r the raa
sage of the aet. The Sj.nat* pravttitfl
i exempting from po?t?ge '?'tera written
by soldiers and ssilors abroad t?as re
The conferrees levied 8 p*r eent ie
llao af tha SanaU rata tf 6 aai tha

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