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TISED IN THE TRIBUNE IS GUARANTEED First to Last?the Truth: Vol. LXXVni No. 26,423 Editorials - Advertisements ribtme WEATHER Fair to-day and probably to-morrow. Cooler to-morrow. Fresh north winds Full Report on Tttgt 17 ICopj-rlgbt. 1911). New York Tribun? lnc.J FRIDAY, MARCH .21, 1919 Tivn rvvTs * In Greater Sew York and A?U l-???Sjwitj,jnt.OInnu|tlI1Bdl?,lai| ? ?HRJCE CENTS Klwwhere N. Y. Senate Votes $50,000 To Probe Red Plots Here; Plan for "Revolt" Traced t?, S. Officials Intercept $600,000 From Russia tq View York Agitators State to Compel Yielding of Papers gearing Is Planned to Draft Laws That Will Thwart Anarchists Here Staff Corretvondenee ALBANY, March 20.?With the an? nouncement that evidence existed show? ing that Bolsheviki with headquarters in New York City were? planning to iverthrow the government, and that "many hundreds of thousands of dol? lars" were sent to the Bolshcviki here by the "Rods" of Russia to carry on their campaign, J. Henry Walters intro? duced in the Senate to-day a resolution calling for a legislative investigation. The resolution, which carries an ap? propriation of $50.000, was passed by a unanimous vote. The Assembly will ?cton it Monday night. The committee will consist of four Senators and five Assemblymen, and will hold its first meeting in New York City within the next two or three weeks. Extraordinary powers to compel the production of witnesses, books and documents are conferred upon tho com? mittee, which was created following the suggestion voiced by Charlea E. Hughes at the Union League Club a weelt ago. Senator Walters charged that So cialiits, I. W. W. and anarchists were working together on the programme of destruction. $600,000 Intercepted by XJ. S. From other sources The Tribune correspondent learned that the United States Military Intelligence Bureau had intercepted more than $600,000 sent to the Bolsheviki in New York City inm their confederates in Rus3ia. Tie Tribune's informant said he believed that the money could be traced ultimately to German sources. Secret investigations which have been carried on show that the pro? gramme of the Bolsheviki is to 3trike first at the American Federation of labor, and after, having ousted the present control, place men professing their own revolutionary ideals at the head of .American organized labor. Then with tho Bullions of discontented working men at their back tho pro? gramme wa3 to attempt to overturn the government. The evidence revealed that an in tidious campaign is now being waged fcy anarchists, I. W. W. and Socialists to transform peaceful, contented and well-paid v.-orking men into enemies of ?ciety. Senator Walters in offering his res tlotion in the Senate, said: "There has be*n brought forcibly to ?7 attention thai, tho propaganda of oolihftvism i-, running rampant in New York Etat?, and that it is given ??up port, financial and other, daily. Evidence of Plot Found "1 am informed, and verily believe ? ? iaet, there exists evidence of the ?tet?that many hundreds of thousands '?dollars have been intercepted before it reached the sources for which it was iatanded. "These forces of disorder have cen? tral bodies where anarchist?, Socialists *Bd I. W, \y , once mutual enemies, now "t around a common table, agreed ?pon a common cause. '* a.n so alarmed over the reports ! Weh have reached me, and which I ?Heve to be true, that I am con i that it is the duty of this Leg- ' "?ature to use :;8 offices to stamp out J this propaganda, to trace the money to | ?t? sources, and to learn why and ?hence cornes this financial support/' The resolution introduced by Senator ?alters follows: "Wherea?, it is a matter of public ????ledge tbat there is a large num ;?'* ''' persons within the State of New ?'??' engaged in circulating propa ???ida calculated to set in motion ' overthrow the government of ;'ate and of the United State?, "hereaa, Sufficient facts were ad ?^d by th<* sub-committee of the Sen A''-"- United ?States investigating ?'?-? during the last session ' -?"?Kress to indicate the ncceasity '??iU.rth"r ini*uiry and action, and ? Whereas, \% >.. the duty of the Leg? iere <>i 'he State of New Vork to ?rn the whole truth regarding these ja***10?* activities and to pas?, when *hi UUlh '" 81!c?rtsine<l' ?uch I*??? ls"i as may be necessary to protect f ?OYernment of the state and to in ?* tn? maintenance of the rights of ???teens; now, therefore be it ef?ved' That a joint committee ^e h*ilaUl ar?i Assembly be, and J*?y is, created, to consist of four r^r? of the f.;?,,at* to be appointed *X ,Vsmp"'?'T President of the Sen *"4 five members of the Assembly lJ\ l**0^* ?V th? Speaker of the JTb". ?* *hteh Joint committee **?"* p??W?t ot the ?enat* --!i?^?lr_?lh# A,MmbIy ?"?? Continued on page four Would Take Million Russians Home ANNOUNCEMENT of the incorporation of the Svoboda Steam? ship-Line was made yesterday from the offices of the Second All Russian Colonial Convention, at 13.3 E?ist Fifteenth Street. The purpose of the company ia stated to be the chartering or purchase of steamships for the transportation of 1,000,000 Russian workers, Bolsheviki, aliens and others to Russia. In explanation of the formation of the company, the statement declares that Russian workers are dissatisfied with conditions in this country. It adds that there is far les3 employment here than formerly. The new company is incorporated in the State of Delaware. Soviet Russia Asks U. S. to Resume Trade Wants Vast Supplies and Is Willing to Deposit $200,000,000 in Gold A plea for an Immediate resumption of trade relations with the United States and a promise that $200,000,000 in gold will be deposited in hanks the moment the Russian Soviet govern? ment is recognized by the State De? partment, was made yesterday by .1. C. A. K. Martens. He is in this coun? try awaiting the acceptance of his cre? dentials as the Soviets' first Ambassa? dor to the United States. Mr. Martens has offices at 290 Broad? way. He was the representative of the Demidoff Iron and Steel Works of Rus? sia in this country for several years. His credentials as Ambassador, which were received from Tchitcherin, the Lenine-Trotzky commissary in charge of foreign relations, arrived a few days ago and were forwarded immedi? ately to Washington. Russia Wants Supplies Here Mr. Martens made public a state? ment yesterday which *in part was as follows: "Soviet Russia wants to arrange the purchase 4 of great quantities of sup? plies here "My government, in tR? event of trade being opened with the United States, is prepared to place at once in banks in Europe and in the United States gold to the amount of $200,000, 000 to cover the price of initia! pur? chases. "To insure a basis of credits for ad? ditional Russian purchases in the United States, my government is ready to submit propositions which ? believe will be acceptable to Americans inter? ested in Russian trade. "Russia is now prepared to pur? chase in the American market great quantities of commodities such as rail? road supplies, agricultural implement?! and machinery, factory machinery, tools, mining machinery and supplies, electrical supplies, printing machinery, textile manufacturer,, =,hoes and cloth? ing, fats and canned meats, rubber goods, typewriters and office ?'applies, automobiles and trucks, chemicals and medical supplies. "Russia is prepared to sell flax, hemp, hides, bristles, furs, lumber, grain, platinum and other metals and mineral;*. "Within a short time I shall ap? point a commercial attache and open a suite of offices in New York as headquarters for this large-scale pur? chasing arrangement. For the pur? pose of organizing trade relations on a proper basis and as a medium through which American trade inter? ested in Russian commerce can he cure practical contact, I am planning to organize and incorporate a board of traile of Sovief Russia. Want Peaceable Withdrawal "In regard to the blockade, and the invasion of Russia, I am empowered to state that my government is willing and sincerely anxious to have hostil? ities ccaxe in Russia and to enter into agreements with the American gov? ernment to facilitate the peaceable withdrawal of American troops from Russia. "On the part of the Russian Social? ist Federal Soviet Republic there thus exist no obstacles to the establish? ment of proper relations with other countries, especially with the United States. "The Soviet Government of Russia is willing to open its doors tp citi? zens of other countries for peaceful pursuit of opportunity, and it invites any (scrutiny and investigation of its conditions, which investigation cer ? tainly will prove that peace and pros? perity in Russia will follow on the cessation of the present Allied policy of non-intercourse with Soviet Rus? sia, and hy the establishment of ma~ 1 tcrial and intellectual intercourse." Allcnby Back to Egypt; Grave Trouble Indicated PARIS, March 20.?Gcneral Sir H. H. Allenby, who commanded the British forces in the conquest of Palestine, left for Egypt to-night after having re? ported to the supreme council that the ?itustion in Palestine is quiet. General Allenby was summoned to Paris to report to the peace conference on the situation In Turkey. Hie, hur? ried departure for Egypt indicates that he has been sent there by the British g'>vernment because of the troubles growing out of the nationalist move? ment. Serious revolutionary demonstrations have been reported from Egypt, and it was announced Wednesday in the House of Commene that two leaders had been deported. General Allenby hss been commander in chief of the i Egyptian expeditionary force sinrr ' 1917. POLAND WATXB FOR HEALTH On account of Its ?urity an<J ?reat m*t!el nal power. It i* Rafe ar.?t without an equal In all CMM of /ever. San?! for n?w tllu? trated book ?Wine half century of hUtory *n?l snAorssnutM?. VoitmA ?pria? Co., US') ?roadway, New Tor*???vt. Radicals Plau ? For 'Political , ? Revolt ' in U. S. ! 1 Merging of Many Parties at National Convention j Is Proposed by Leaders Political revolution which aims at : "changes in the structure of our gov i ernment" is planned through a move? ment launched yesterday in an adver? tisement in Oswald Garrison Villard's j weekly, "The Nation.'' It calls for a national convention of leaders of radi? cal thought. Out of the conference it is purposed to create a national party to contest for control of the govern? ment in the campaign of 1920. "Revolution or Reconstruction?" the call is headed. Hie prospectus takes hold of all the , existing causes of discontent and weaves them into a plan of action, to '? which it is evidently hoped that radi icals of every shade of belief can sub? scribe. It aims to effect a xinion of all the j various groups and factions which here ; toforc have operated independently. The Elements j The elements directly appealed to or included by association are theset 1. The Nonpartisan League?that is. Townley's movement?now sweep? ing the middle and northwestern sections of the country, 2. The new American Labor party, j branches of which already have been formed in New York, Chicago, Seat? tle and other sections. 3. The National party, which rep ? resents the "high brow" element. 4. The I. W. W. ;., The Socialists. Although not directly named, the Icall is apparently designed to touch , li sser groups. Some of the names arc reminiscent of pacifism. It is rumored that if all these groups lean be amalgamated, then negotiations will be opened with the Democratic j party, many of whose leaders are un ' derstood beforehand to be sympathetic. I Recognition of Russian Soviet i The call for action refers to the j absence in the present form of gov ; ernment of an "effective medium ; , through which to express their cco I nomic demands." The: nation-wide propaganda for the movement, which has been under way for several months past, urges "repre? sentation by economic unit" aird de? mand? the recognition of tho Soviet government of Russia by tho United States. Names of officials high in the service of the Wilson Administration aro men? tioned as being behind the new party, or of having full knowledge of its plans. Leadership in the movement has been taken by members of the National Party, which was formed by the irreconcilables of the old Progressive movement, augmented by Socialists, Prohibitionists and Single Taxcrs. Fallowing a series of conferences, it was said yesterday, J. A. H. Hopkins, active head of the party, drew up the call sent out from tho party head? quarters, 15 East Fortieth Street, in? closed in a letter from Mr. Hopkins, which, in even more illuminating fash? ion than the call it3clf, conveys the basic idea behind the scheme. A committee of forty-eight is to be named shortly, under whose guidance the movement will be pressed. Follow j ing is the copy of the call: Revolution or Reconstruction? A Call to American* "America has reached a turning point in her history. The time has come for all free minds to meet in concerted ef? fort to face H,nd shape the crisis. "Despite America's splendid success I in a war waged against foreign autoc? racy, our country is menaced by the growing power of an autocratic and re? actionary minority at home. We stand in danger of losing many of the lib? erties and advances won in the course of our national development. There is gravi? likelihood of our being left stag? nant and backward in a world that for the most part is vigorously reorganiz? ing its economic and political life. "'Centralization and autocracy are increasing rapidly in the organization of government, in the control of cred? it, and in the determination of public opinion, The very classes whose labors in factory and field are the ! basis and substance of our economic I power find no effective political m? i dium through which to express their I economic demand, but by deceptive di J ?/erslons of our party system are denied Continued on page four Untrained Men Sent to Battle,, Says Harvard Colonel Declares That His Troops Had Only Eight Days of K i file Training Knew Nothing of tias A. E. F. Lacked Organiza? tion and Didn't Make Good at Start, He Says The 369th Infantry ?the old lotli New York?was thrown into action by the commanders of tho American Ex? peditionary Forco without proper training, Colonel William Hayward, 1 commander of the regiment, told the Circumnavigators' Club al the Hotel ] Commodore last nigh?-. All they had had, he said, v,;i3 rifle training, and at this they had spent only eight day., on tho range. "The ignorance of Hie whole Ameri? can military establishment of what modern warfare actually meant, and this after Europe liad been torn by war nearly four years, was astound? ing,"' said Col. Hayward. "I do not blame the National Guard, for the members did everything expected of them; or the Plattsburg men, for these certainly made good. "I had read the Sunday paper.?, and when I reached France ami looked around I decided that I knew from this source something more about war than the average American. We fell down and fell down damned'badly the first year, and did not live up to prom? ises made io our allies, "My regiment was. taken over and left by General Pershing on the door? step of France. We were transferred to a French unit, and in a short time my regiment was to all intents and purposes a French unit. We were re? organized by French officers, had French rifles, French machine guns, French knapsacks and French equip? ment. The only thing about ns that was American was our expected pay and the tattered uniform:; and wornout shoes. "Never have I witnessed -and T have had some military experience?such a manifest lack of organization as I found on reaching the French battle? fields," Colonel Hayward said. "My own regiment ? and you nil know it did- had eight day?, on tho rifle range. They knew how to shoot. That's all they did know. t "They knew nothing About gjis, the big gun?, the hand grenades or many other necessary things in this war. They just knew how to shoot." Continuing his indictment of tho manner in 'which the American Expedi? tionary Force's leaders managed tilings in Franco, Colonel Hayward said: "The Alabaman? who were merged with us were as untrained ai ?? were, Some of those follow;; had been hoeing corn home in August. Sonic ol those chaps were lying dead on French bat? tlefields in September. "The only thing that saved us was the spirit of 'heaven, bell or :Hoboken.' j It was that, spirit permeating the heart and inspiring every American soldier. white as well as black- and God know.; Continued ov. page Unce, "Green Car'' Lilies iu Hands Of a Receiver Job E. Hedges Appointed by Judge Mayer on Petition of a Delaware Company hiterboro Not Affected New York Street Railways Company Admits Floating Debt of Over $1,500,000 The New York Railwnvs Company, controlling the "green car" surface lines of Manhattan, went into the hands of a receiver last night. The. floating debt of the company for material, equipment, rentals, etc., is placed at $1,600,000, The. total inortgago indebtedness of the lines owned by th.e company is given as $58, 773,027.19. The leased lines have aggre? gate mortgage indebtedness of $11, 560,000. The company admitted the allegations brought against it and con? sented to the receivership. Job E. Hedges war, appointed tempo- j rary receiver. The petition was presented before : Judge Ju?us M. Mayer, of the United States District, Court, by the American ! Brake Shoe and Foundry Company of , Delaware. The action whs a friendly one, based nu a claim of $36,806.26 for "brake shoes and miscellaneous cai ' ings." This debt is allege?! to he long overdue and the defendant unable to ! pay. The Interborough is not directly affected by the proceedings. Hearing on the petition was sel bj Judge Mayer for March .".1 at I p. m. in room 235, th.- Federal Building-. Meanwhile all creditors are restrained from pressing claims against the com? pany. Wall Street rumor had it that a re ccivership for the Interborough-Con solidated? Corporation, holding com? pany for the New York Railways and the Interborough Rapid Transit, would come within two weeks. There was a break of G'i points on "Inter-Con'' pre ferred, with a net loss for the day of ,?'.. On April 1 interest on $67,825,000 bonds is due, together with tho semi? annual share of $600,000 other expenses. These payments might be defaulted if Interborough should not declare a dividend for the first quarter of this j ea r. Mr. Hcdges's bond of $100,000 was | furniahed by the United States Fidel. n'y an'd Guaranty Cb'nEp?'hy. ?Complote control of .the company and n't its holdings and assets passed to him aL 5:"0 last evening. Mr. Hedges, im? mediately after his appointment, left Judge Mayer's chambers in the Wool worth Building and, proceeding to the: offices of the bankrupt company, form? ally look possession. In it ; reply to the action brought againsl it the company maker; specific plea that its corporate entity be not sacrificed in the process of reorganiza? tion. Mr. Hedges, upon undertaking the ! Continued on page eight Reparation and Frontiers J. j Now Overshadow League; j Japan Raises Race Issue League Flan To Be Revised Saturday ? 20 (By The Associated Press).?President Wilson will act as chairman at the meeting of the League of Nations Commission at 10 o'clock Saturday morning, when all proposed amendments und changes will be considered and the plan put into definite form. This will be the first meeting of the commission since the cov? enant, was adopted the day before Mr. Wilson left for America, and it will consider proposals submitted at the hearing of neutrals to? morrow and also any other suggestions which have taken definite .Co rni. Lord Robert Cecil and Thomas W. Gregory, former United Staler, Attorney General, are now here and are among those who have, sought to draft a proviso relative to the Monroe Doctrine in such form that it will meet the approval of legal experts. The commission plans to hold continuous sessions until the work of revision is completed. Baker (.lulled Blind to Army. Court's Vaults Senator Chamberlain Says ^ ar Secretary Is Under Sway of Reaclioiiarics S'ew York Trihvv, II ashington Bureau, WASHINGTON. March 20.?Secretary of War Baker was held up to the coun? try, in a letter to the Secretary made public here to-night by Senator Cham? berlain, chairman of th Senate Mili? tary Affairs Com m ittee, as : 1. Being blind to the injustices of the court-martial sy tern. 2. Attempting to uphold tho pres? ent system of! military "justice" with one hand, while making just enough gestures toward reform as might be calculated to head off a Congressional investigation. 3. Proposing "corrective" legisla? tion which Secretary Baker should have Known could not pass. ?1, Supplanting a;1 officer who criti? cised the system with one who be lieved it did not need rcvisioirr--? 5. Having taken "a terrible stand upon a subject which lies close to a thousand American hearthstones." The American people, however, Sen? ator Chamberlain declares in conclud ing his arraignment of the Secretary, will not be "deceived by such self serving, misleading reports and statis? tics. Too many American families have made a Pentecostal sacrifice of their sons upon tho altar of organized in ju ?tico." lu his letter to Secretary of War Baker Senator Chamberlain said, in part : "It is painful to me, Mr. Secretary, Continued on puga ten French Occupy German Cities To Quell 'Reds' Mannheim and Karlsruhe, East of Rhine, Taken Over, Says Berlin P^per GENEVA, March 20.?French troops have occupied Mannheim and Karls? ruhe, on the east bank of the Rhine, on account of Spartacide outbreaks there, the "Vossische Zeitung," of Ber? lin, says. The newspaper adds that the French also occupied Rheinau, five miles south of Mannheim, and Whinhafun. A Berlin dispatch received Monday said that reports had been received there that the British and French had advanced their outposts from limits of their bridgeheads at Cologne and May ence, respectively. The French were reported to have entered Frankfort. BERNE, March 20.--The Second Na? tional Conference of Soldiers' and Workmen's Councils of Germany ?will be held early in April, German news? papers announce. The conference will discuss the reconstruction of Germany and the relation of the councils to it, and also the socialization of German economic life. New Jersey and France Talk Over Telephone Successful Wireless Test Pre- j ceded the Ireland-Canada Conversation WASHINGTON, March 20.?Wireless telephone communication between America and France was established several days before the Marconi trials between Canada and Ireland. This fact was announced yesterday by Lieu? tenant Commander S. C. Hooper, chief of the Radio Division of the Navy. It was also announced that constant wireless telephone service with gov? ernment officials in Washington will be at the disposal of President Wilson every moment of his return voyage from France. Commander Hooper stated that the operator of the high powered station at New Brunswick, N. J., had spoken to the transport George Washington j while she wbb lying in harbor at Brest, j France. Owing to the fact that the George Washington has not yet been ] equipped with wireless telephone j transmitting apparatus her operator had to reply to the voice signals by means of wireless telegraphy. The George Washington is to be equipped with a wireless telephone transmitter before President Wilson returns from the peace conference. The transmission of the human voice through the air over a distance of 3,000 miles without any connecting wires has been made possible by the ] radio frequency alternator designed ? and invented by E. F. Alexanderson, ' of the General Electric Company, of Schcnectady. It was also stated to-day by naval officials that the Alexanderson appa? ratus was superior to the Marconi type ' of wireless telephone in use between Glace Bay, Canada, and Clifden, Ire? land. Germans Quit Posen; Reject Allied Terms Withdrawal Considered Mark of Protest Against the Polish Armistice POSEN, March 20.?The German delegation left Posen to-day for Berlin. The Allied mission has returned to Warsaw. PARIS, March 20.?Under a Posen date of March 19 the Havas corre? spondent says that, the Germans having refused to sign the terms virtually agreed upon, the negotiations have been considered by the Allies as broken off. The correspondent, adds that the Ger? mans were quitting Posen immediately. Under the terms of the armistice referring to Poland, the Germans were to withdraw beyond a certain line in Posen and were to refrain from any offensive against, the Poles. The fore? going dispatch indicates that, while offering passive resistance to these terms the Germans have decided to withdraw from Posen as a mark of protest. THE NEW MOMS OF 8TEARNS KNIOHT st 13 Ontri] Pailc Wrm. A beautiful car in beautiful gurrouudic?*.?A4rt Wilson and Two Premiers Hold Series of Confer? ences to Reach Accord Equality for Aliens Is Tokio Demand Peace Treaty^With League Covenant, To Be Ready March 29, Says House PARIS, March 20 fBy The Asseci atcd Press).?President Wilson, M. Clemenceau, the French Premier, and David Lloyd George, tho British Trim? Minister, are holding a series of meet? ings for the adjustment of differences between them. They conferred at the residence of Lloyd George to-day, the session lasting from 3 o'clock in the afternoon until late In the evening. The differences constitute some of the larger questions pending now? reparation;! for war losses and the Franco-German frontier. These ques? tions, for the moment, have assumed paramount importance, taking place even ahead of the league of nations, for while the work of the commission revising the covenant is proceeding rapidly, much difficulty is being met in reaching an accord on reparations and frontiers. The chief issue of the question of reparations 15 not what Germany should pay, but w-hat she can pay. The commissions which have studied the subject have gradually reduced the claims to a total of about $40,000,000, 000. How far President Wilson is adher? ing to the ideas of the American mem? bers of the commission is not known, but it is thought probable they are serving an a guide tor him. Ready for Signing March 29 Colonel House told British journal? ists to-day he was convinced that the peace treaty, including the 'eagtrtf of nations covenant, would be reedy for signature on March 29, and ridded that he would be "disappointed if the Ger? mans were not at Versailles three weeks hence.'' Premier Lloyd George told the Brit? ish newspapermen that he had decided to remain in Paris until the peace treaty was signed. He expressed the opinion that one of the reasons for the present labor difficulties in Eng? land was the fact that the treaty had not been completed, which led to a feeling of disquiet in that country. He said he was "unable to imagine that, labor leaders would resort to force at the present moment." Equal Treatment for All Aliens in All Lands Detnanded by Japanese PARIS, March 20 CPy The Associ? ated Press).?A Japanese amendment to the covenant of the league of na? tions providing that the contracting parties shall agree to grant "equal and just treatment" to all aliens within their borders who arc nationals of states members of the league will be submit? ted to the .Supreme Council, it is learned by Rcutcr's from Japanese sources. Tho standpoint of the Japanese is that all citizens of nations deemed suf? ficiently advanced to become member? of the league should have equal rights when travelling or living in foreign countries, it is said. While the Japanese delegates do not accept the view that treatment of for? eigners and discriminating immigra? tion law3 are purely matters of do? mestic policy, they say they are con? tent to ask from the league only a recognition of the claim of their people now living in foreign countries t? equal rights with other aliens. Dominions Oppose It The Dominion delegates here heartily concur in the view of the British dele? gation that the question of the equal? ity of treatment of all nationalities throughout the world is not a matter for the league' of nations. A prominent Australian expressed the opinion that the Commonwealth was not prejudiced against the Jap? anese, but had a great admiration for them. Nevertheless, he said; Aus? tralians believed that it would be bet? ter for the future world if each race should develop along its own distinc? tive lines. Neutral countries of Europe, Asia and South America were given an op? portunity to-day to express their views and propose amendments to the league of nations plan. Nearby neutrals such as Holland and Switzerland had sent delegates in response to the invitation of the Supreme Council, while more distant countries were represented by ambassadors and ministers residing in Paris. The meeting was held at the Hotel de Crilion, the American headquarters, in the same room where the covenant was framed. It was purposed to con? tinue the session to-morrow if neces? sary in order to complet* all neutral proposals and prepare them for sub