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and it is suggested that you should bring the alliance to an end when the trouble is over, I say that would not be blooming to the British Empire. "?I do not believe there is any coun? try in the world, whether it likes ;h<> Japanese alliance vr not, that would think anything better of the British >f we had broken off the alliance. They might appear glad for the moment, but in their hearts they would despise us for doing it. Wants Full Accord "That dors net mean that we are to continue an alliance of this kind on any point against any one else, and oer tainly not against the United States, 't is a cardinal principle of British policy, and it must be, that we should act in as complete accord with the United States as any two countries can. '"1 dc not know i ;' any country in the world with whom it is more im? portant that we should act in concert than with America. But I do not sec why it is impossible to remember our obligations to Japan and at the same time preserve a spirit of fraternity with the United States. "That is one of the questions I still hope it will be possible to have dis? cussion upon. If tho alliance with Japan could be merged into a greater understanding with Japan and thfl United States on all the problems of the Pacific that would be n great, event, and it would be a guaranty for the peace of the world. "The problems cf to-day may be in the Atlantic. Yesterday they were in the German Ocean, And they may pass to-morrow into i'ne Pacific. And when they do the power.-; that are most greatly concerned in the Pacific are America, Japan and the British Em? pire." "And China," interjected a member of the House. ??Certainly, and China," the Premier added. Pacific Issue Paramount "Those four great countries," Mr. Lloyd George continued, "are primarily concerned with having a complete un? derstanding with regard to the Pacific. But the surest way to make a success of any disarmament conference is, first of all, to arrive at an understand? ing upon the Pacific. I do not myself believe you will attain the same meas? ure of success in a disarmameni con? ference until you have attained to that complete understanding. I believe dis? armament would be much easier if you could get that clear understanding first, and I still am hopeful that this view will be taken. "The British Empire as a whole is agreed in the desire for complete friendship with th" United States and to male arrangements which would re? move every conceivable prospective ob? stacle to such friendship. Nothing would please the British dominions, as well as the mother country, more than a settlement which would make them feel that the British empire and America could work side by side in a common partnership for the restora? tion of the p"ace of the world?for guaranteeing the peace of the world. "I do not know of anything to guar? antee ti.nt which would bo equal to Japan, America and the British em? pire in agreement upon the great prin? ciple on which world policy ought to be base!. That would be absolutely a guaranty of the world's peace, and I still am hopeful that such an under? standing as would establish a scheme of that kind will ensue as a result of the coming conference at Washington." Lloyd George said the conference of Premiers had fully discussed the for? eign policy of the empire, including the Silesian and Asia Minor issues, repara? tions and disarmament of Germany. "And Ireland?" asked Joseph M. Ken worthy, Independent Liberal. 'We should not have objected to dis? cussing Ireland," Mr. Lloyd George replijd, "but they had their difficulties quito as much as we, and fhat was not the sort of question they were particu? larly anxious to take up of their own free will. There was no burning de lire-" "Kxcept on the part of General Smuts," interjected Percy Hurd, Coali? tion Liberal. Mr. Lloyd George: "That is unfair. There was no burning desire on the pnrt of General Smutr. He acted a per? fectly straightforward and honorable par.." Sir Donald MacLean, leader of the Liberals, .vho followed the Premier, expressed ^reet satisfaction at the Premier's pronouncement and said he hoped Vr. Lloyd George, personally, would be able to take part in the Washington conference. He added that he was sure this was the wish of the country. - ? Fight Films Cause Arrest of Rickard LT. S. Action in Chicago Based on Transportation of Reel^; Te?t Planned Svec'a! DUvatch to The Tribune CHICAGO, Aug. 18.? \ warrant foi the arrest of Tex Rickard, charginj violation of the Federal statute for bidding the transportation of prize fight films, wa3 issued to-day b; United States Commissioner Glass. Rickard appeared at the I'edera building an hour after the warrant wai issued ar.d gave 510,000 bond. IL> ad mittet that he hi.d brought the filmi to Chicago from New York, and sait the constitutionality of the law wou!< have to be tested. Meantime. Rickard i xpects to shov the ficht films in local theaters. Hi said he had been advised by his law yer, Albert Fink, thai he could do so. John V, Clinnin, assistant distric attorney, ordered the application fo the Rickard warrant after a long con ference with Rickard and Attornc; Fink. Rickard tried to convir.ee Mt Clinnin that, inasmuch as he bad be.-i fined $1,000 in New York for trans porting the films out of New Jersej where the fight v.a. held on July 2, h could not be prosecuted here. Mr. Clinnin acted when he learnei ?hat the fig had been shown a the Soldier,,' Hospital, at Drexel Boule ?ard and Forty-seventh Street. It is said that Tex is willing to pa' another fine of $1,000, such as he pan in New York, for bringing the film in; Illinois. After the iine has been pah he I dieves he can snow the picture at any place in the state as often as h k plcaaes. Alexander 111 in Paria Ah Throne Awaits Hin Kin? Peter's I?<ir Han Appen ?li?itis and Cannot Attend . the Funeral PARI?, Aug. 18 'By The Associate Press), Prince Regent Alexander o Jugoslavia, son of the late King Pete '?? ??-? dangerously ill of appen ?Lat?s, Incognito, in Paris, instead o being air.ut to enter Belgrade, a* die pat?nes from that city have report?! The prognosis is favorable, howeve; It '*? officially announced tr.nt he win b onable to attend the funeral o? hi father In Belgrad?. An official bulletin on Alexander' condition, issued to-night, said: "Prince Alexander is suffering fror a A<r ' - k of appendiciti . Fo '.,.' days in.> condition ?as been station a/y. IL;-, ten pu rature ranges from 10 to 102, The question of an operation i pending. ',' v- prognosis is (food." condition of Alexander appar ently has been know/, to only a ?v> persot ., ?? '. d ?patches from Belgrad' to-night dealt iwh hi? formal ace* to thi ? ' ..'- ??? w'.i-..-., on Augui 2$, IU is ??' .. ;- ' ' nded by Dr. Ber i-i''1 Caneo, professor of fcno medics tt><?.\i of the University of Pans, an< pi. .?4i/?n Babdelac da r?ri?nte. Briand Avoids Foes9 Attack by Visit to U. S.j i i Bitter Fight on Ministry Duo When Chamber Meets in Fall May Fail With thej Premier in Washington j Enemies ChargeWeakness : ; Lloyd George's Dominance in the Supreme Council j Is Resented by French | - Special Cable to Tho Tribune Copyright, 1321. New York Tribune Inc. PARIS. Aug. IS. There is a possi-j bility that a clever maneuver, by which , Premier Briand may be able to escapo: a serious battle in the Chamber of j Deputies over France's international! policy, is behind the Premier's prompt I acceptance of the opportunity to travel personally to the Washington disarma- | ment conference in November. Tho : Chamber of Deputies 13 scheduled under the law to reconvene in Octo- j ber, following the Premier's official ! summon.; to the sutumn session. Briand's enemies, however, are not) waiting ?"or October, but already are beginning to hurl newspaper interpel? lations at him on trie question of French policy, especially since Premier Lloyd Qeorgo's domination of the Su? preme Council meeting in Paris. It is possible now to conceive of a move on Briand's part in which the! Washington conference would be an j important factor in French politics and ; save, or at least prolong, the life of '' the Briand government. Could Not Fight Ilim at Parley The Premier must issue the call for; tho reconvening of Parliament, but there is no law to prevent him being! aboard a liner and on his way to Wash ington when the Chamber actually ! meots. Once in Washington, repre- ? senting France in what most French- | men believe to he the most important; meeting since the armistice, it is re-j garded as unlikely that even the bitter- ? est anti-Briand group in the Chamber ; would be able to gather a coalition of! strength sufficient to overthrow the ; government behind the Premier's back. ! Politically, Briand will be safer in Washington in late October than in J Paris. [iriand's opponents are banking on ! information that the Premier was in- ! clined to grant grealcr concessions to j Lloyd George during the Supreme : Council meeting in an effort to save ? tho Franco-British? entente than he made before te.e deadlock eventuated in | Lloyd George's proposal to call on the Council of the League of Nations as the j only means of preventing a rupture of ? Allied unity. They credit tho inter- j vontion of President Milleraud, along! with that of several of the ministers, j with the stiffening of Briand's position ; and his rejecting the British thesis on ? Upper Silesia after Lloyd George had j threatened to break the entente unless i France yielded. Lloyd George's speech in the House of Commons and jBriand's answer in ! the French press now serve to clarify the subject of the Franco-British en? tente, which has been exemplified in j numerous meetings of the Supremo | Council since the Versailles conference. : Lloyd George's speech carefully em- j phasized that European peace was con- ? tingent on the union of the Allies and | that the spirit of the entente w-is : stronger than ever. Likewise, th, Brit- : ish Premier told France that her se- ; curity lay in the readiness of the world to aid her if she became the object of an unprovoked attack. More materialistic Frenchmen, how- | ever, are unwilling to wait for an un- ; provoked attack, and believe that France's foreign policy, especially as it j concerns Germany, should be so con- j ? Btructed that France would alwayi be ! stronger than Germany. ; Holds French Position Unweakened | Premier Briand last night, in answer I to insistent demands of. the French ! pr?s :, r ci ?ved a score of journalist in i the Foreign Office at 10 o'clock. He de ? clared in the main that Lloyd George's speech in tiic House of Commons had noi weakened the French thesis in the Upper Silesian disputo and said that he "frankly had not the slightest desire to continue the Supreme Courcil discus? sions," which arc now awaiting the ver? dict of the, Council of the League of Nations, composed of eight countries, on which Franco is depending for a. just opinion. I Briand's political opponents do not believe that the French thesis will be upheld in the League Council's session, which, it was announced to-day. would begin at Geneva a week from next Monday. They already are prepared to attack Briand for hin alleged weakness in the I face cf r-uch a clever politician as i Lloyd George, who is now talking of Allied union after having cleverly ma i nouvered the Upper Silesian problem ; into the pro-British Council ?f the i League of Ni tions. > Briand's way of escape from the i storm he Knows will break at the very beginning of the October session of the Chamber n ay be the Washington ' conference. It is recalled that at every ?session of the Supreme Council which Briand has attended as head of the French government Lloyd George has ; proved the stronger opponent, giving ' a slight concession wherever he was | able to ?jain a greater one from tho l!iitish. viewpoint. Lloyd George's Prestige Grows Lloyd George's political strength in \ England ha* been greatly enhanced as : the. result of his victory at Taris, where ; as Briand uoiyea out more weakened. While the Allied entente, as a whole, ! is preserved, it is realized here that j the Franco-British entente-?which was ; bused almost wholly on the peaceful ?.solution of European disputes through j the medium of the French and British Premiers' domination of the Allied Su? preme Council no longer exists. The French point of view in Euro ! pean discussions always has been based ? on the future security of France, while, ! on the contrary, the British viewpoint I has been based on future commercial i relations. Thus these viewpoint.; are, so different that they have nothing in ; common. i Mail Planes Remodeled ! To Carry 32,000 Letters .-, i ?)H Type t<> Transmit K?O Lbs. on fcach Trip Between New York an<l San Francisco WASHINGTON, Aug. 19. Six re modelad army airplanes which will ?carry double the amount of mail ear? ned In the DH type machines now In urn will soon be placed in operation on the transcontinental air mail route bc '? tween New York and San Francisco, the ; Air Ms.il Servie- announced to-day. The planes will cany 800 pounda of niflii, or 32,000 letter?, with no addi? tional coat in fuel or pilot?, the state? ment said, arid wire remodel? d at a cost 'if s.'j.ooo, where?? the coat of new , machines would hav^becu $15,000 each, ' China Accepts Invitation to oin in Council No?c Expresses Desire to? Co-ope ru le in Movement! for the "''Elimination of! Source?, of Controversy" j Pacific issues Pressing i Peking Government Organ? izes Special Bureau to Prepare Da?a on Subject I From The Tribune's Washington Bureau WASHINGTON, Aug. 18.?Acceptance by China of the invitation to partie;- i pate in the discussion of Pacific and Far Eastern questions at the disarma? ment conference to be held here No? vember 11 was conveyed to-day to Secretary Hughes by Sao-Ke Alfred Sze, Minister to the United States from ! the republic of China. The Chinese : government's acceptance is the second ? to be received officially by the State j Department, the first being the reply j from the French government, which i stated that Foreign- Minister Brand would head the delegation from that nation, In Ite acceptance the government of China declaros that it finds special sat isfaeti /n in making known its desire "to cooperate on n footing of equality j with other governments" in the benen- j cent movement for the "elimination of the sources of controversy" which i may stand in the way of universel ? peace. The acceptance note of the Chinese government said in pi.rt: "A conference for tire purpose stated ; meets with the hearty concurrence of ' tho government of the. republic of China, Since the conclusion of the war j in Europe the fear is general that there may again be a recurrence of the horrors of war. Furthermore, the cen? ter of gravity in natters international has recently shifted to the Pacific and Far East. China occupies r.n inipoi tant place, not only on account of the extent of its territory snil the density of its population, but also on account of its geographical position. The Pa? cific and Far Eastern questions as viewed by the Chinese peuple are ques? tions affecting the peace o? the world of the present day. "This conference at Washington, called by the President of the United; States for the promotion of peaco, can? not but contribute in a largo measure [ to the accomplishment of results that will enable the people of the world to j enjoy prosperity and happiness and ob? tain permanent release from tho calam? ities of war. It is with special satisfac- J tion the! the government of the Repub? lic cT C'.ina makes known its desire to ? cooperado on a footi.ig of equality with other governments in this beneficont movement." PEKING, Aug 17 (By The Associated Press).?Discussing China's prepara? tions for the conference, Dr. Ven, the Foieign Minister, said to-day that not knowing what trend the discus: Vins mie ht take, the government had organ? ized a special department, comprising representatives of several of tho ?r.in istries, which had been charged with the tas1: of preparing data upon any possible questions in which Chinese in? terests might be involved. This depart? ment is under Dr. Yen's jurisdiction. President Hsu Shih Chang on behalf of the Chinese people, welcomes the proposal for the ho'ding of a ronfi rence on disarmament and Far Eastern qac3 C.oi.s. PARIS, Aug. 18.?The Acad?mie Fran?aise to-day passed a resolution .?sking Premier Briand to seek to have 1 encl, maintained ."a the diplomatic la iguage at the. Washington disarma nv nt and Far Kastern conference. Surveyor General of U. S. i Realty Is New Office! Incumbent, Not Yet Named, Will Have Control of (>ov- j em ment P roner* y ?', ?' The '? ribune'a Washington Burean VA HIN ?TON, Aug. 18.?The offico j of ; in yeyor Gen irai of Real Estate has ' been treated bj Director of 'he Bud? get Dawes. The duty of this official will b"e to collect information psrtain i"1!' \o real estate owned or leas d by! the government and to determine w*hat j change:.; shot Id bo made in the "inter? est of economical and efficient use." The official, who has not been narr. I \ yet, will work under the direction of ) the chief coordinator of g?nerai suppiy . and v. ill be assisted by area coor? dinator:-. Director Dawes has found upon in? vestigation that at tho present time inci.iy, space and efficiency are lost be? cause of 'lie allocation of many bu? reaus. Under the new plan this will be avoided. The Surveyor General of Peal Estate shall determine, subject] to the approval of the Secretary of the "? reasury, to what extent the govern? ment buildings and lands in different sections of the country shall be occu? pied nnd used. He will have the power also to assign and reassign ro< ms to all Federal officials. Existing leases may be terminated or abrogated by the new official, and he shall have author? ity to make new leases and terms. In order to give him a complete sur? vey of the entire situation regardirj government owned and leased property, the secretaries of War and Navy are to supply him with all general informa? tion regarding government owned and leased property on government reserva? tions. This information will be used in the economical adjustment and con? centration of government depots and housing facilities. The Surveyor (>?> erar will also establish liaison with tho Public Buildings Commission with a view of assisting in effecting economy in the District of Columbia. RESTRICTIONS Whether you are buying or selling suburban real estate, be careful what you allow to go into the deed. Neighborhoods in Greater New York chango so fast that the natural use of the land today may be a great burden n few years hence. Let us advise you about the effect on title before your deed is drawn. LAWYERS TITLE & TRUST CO. ICO Broadway, New York 1S8 Montagus St., Brooklyn 44 Court St., Brooklyn 807 I'niton St., .tartiiilcii. N, Y ;m.i k. Htfih ut., n. v. i:t.Vt ISron<lu?y, Ilr?nl<l>n. 100 M?ln ht.. W. 1'hiln?, N. y. Berlin Forecasts Delay In U. S. Pe*ace Treaty Reichstag May Not Meet Until Washington Has Approved Puhlic Discussion BERLIN, Aug. 18 (By The Associ? ated Press). ? The progress of the negotiations looking toward a treaty of peace with the United States was out? lined by Chancellor Wirth yesterday and to-day at conferences with leaders of the opposition parties. The impres? sion prevails in parliamentary circles that the meeting of the Reichstag to discuss the treaty proposals will not be held until the Washington government has given its approval to a public par? ?amentary discussion. The German government declared to? day that reports of a deadlock on ac? count of uVitenoble demands alleged to have been mac!;- by the Washington government are wholly unfounded, and likev ise all other speculation regarding the contents of the temporary agree? ment between Ellis Loring Dresel, the American commissioner in Berlin, and Foreign Minister Rosen. The Wirth Cabinet is said to believe, however, that the treaty about to be concluded is not calculated to lighten its already numerous burdens. Inquiry to-day as to whether the United States had demanded a ren?wed confession of war guilt was left unanswered. House Finds Ansel! Headed Bergdoll Plot (Continued from pago on?) beyond doubt, the consideration for which it did pass may be successfully disputed. On the other hand, the full performance of the service to bo ren? dered may be fully established; still, the pa sing of the money in payment for the service may be proved oriiy by appeal from the eve to the mental con? sideration ol" a chain of established facts. Again, that is the case. "However, no witnesses willing to tell the whole truth have seen the money actually pass. But everybody who heard or has read tho testimony should he able to see r.n 'effect' which co,Id not have been produced by any 'cause' except money. "Bergdoll escaped through tho mis? doing of somebody other ' than th:> Bergdoll family and their immediate personal associates, such as Romig. Stecker, Gibhony and Mrs. Bergdoll. It is hoped that this report bares to Congress the others who are more guilty than ever the Bergdoll family, Shall they go unwhipped of justice? "The mother, the brother, the foster father - only those who gave shelter and comfort out of love for the black shcip if the family?have been con? victed. Shall thoso who, for money, conceived, connived at and executed t'no escape, continue to practice in our na? tion's courts, to wear the uniform of an officer of our army or to collect an annuity from a wronged people?" According to the majority "every direction which looked toward Berg doll's safekeeping was rejected by Hunt and everything that might facilitate his escape was done without question or quibble." This report continues: "The inevitable conclusion is that Bergdoll bought his way out. Yet Col? or? 1 Cresson, the prosecutor, boldly announced that he would not prove that to be the case even if he could. , "Prisoners in making escapes use different instruments. Some use crow bai'3, sonic files, some snws and some false keys. The instrument used by Bergdoll in making his escape was money. Crowbars, saws and files make noise. Ihere is an old, old savins: thut 'money talks,' but in illegitimate trans? actions like this it* talking is dono in whispers, and therefore difficult of proof." The minority holds that primary re? sponsibility for the slacker's escape, rests with Major General Peter C. Harris, Adjutant General of the- army, but it says there was no improper mo? tive. Hunt is charged by the minority with "grave dereliction of duty" in not ordering an officer to accompany Berg- i doll, as requested by the Adjutant Gen? eral. It is stated in the minority re? port that Hunt's acquittal seriously reflects on the army court-martial sys? tem. The minority finds "a ?ertain .. lack of effici mcy in the ol.'orts of vari- | ous government agencies to apprehend i Bergdoll after his escape, and a lack1 of cooperation and coordination be- ; tween the. War Department and the Du-; part ment of .Tus tice." -c Miners Want Free Baths As an Inalienable Right From The 7'ribuno's European Bureau Copyright, 1921. New York Tribune Inc. LONDON, Aug. 18.?The British m??..: will demand free baths at the pit mouths es an inalienable right, ac? cording to a resolution passed to-day by the Miners' Federation at Llandu dno, Wales. Other measures they will equest include a fortnights' annual holiday with pay, as well as a holiday on Boxing Day, December 26, and a pen ?ion of ?'I a week after the age of sixty. Miss Robertson Proud To Be Called a "Political Accident" Says All But Two Presidents of U. S. Are So Classed ; Thanks Women's League for Publicity its Attack Gives Her From The Tribune'* Washington Bureau. WASHINGTON, Aug. 18.? Miss Alice ! Robertson/ Congressman from Okla? homa, this afternoon answered the fire ! of the National League of Woman Voters, which yesterday attacked her stand on the demand from feminist or ganizaticns that a woman be named one of the United States representatives to the disarmament conference. Cal'ing attention to the statement issued by the press department of the league in which she was called "a political accident" and denounced as ignorant of women's affairs, Miss Rob? ertson declared her statement was merely "show me the woman" who can qualify. She further points out that the delegation which called upon the , Pr< sident to urge appointment of a woman failed to mention the name of any -candidate. Quotes League's Attack Miss Robertson's answer quotes the following paragraph from the league's attack: "As a. Republican woman I regret the newspaper prominence being given a woman of Miss Robertson's type. Her? self a political accident, in her con? tempt of women and their ability, her total ignorance of women and women's affairs, she fortunately in no way rep? resents women, though she sits as the only woman in Congress. Actually what Miss Robertson says or thinks is negligible. Tho women in my part of the country know that she never responded to the demands of women nor concerned herself with the things women's organizations were developing throughout the country." Continuing, Miss Robertson says: "The above is taken from a five-page statement: issued August 17 for 'im? mediate release' from the press de? partment of the National League of Woman Ycr?rs. "I understand that each of the four ladies of the committee of the league who waited upon the President to re? quest the appointment of a woman member of th? disarmament commis? sion argil ad with more or less earnest? ness an alleged statement upon my part that there was no woman qualified for | membership. " 'Negligible' as what I think or say ! may be in this particular instance, they j have evidently seized upon a state [ ment that I did not make. I did not say 'there is no such woman,' but 'show me the woman.' Delegation Failed to Name Woman "The delegation did not, according to printed reports, name her to the Presi? dent. Mrs. Edwards immediately dis? qualified herself in the above para? graph, an authorized, not to be ques? tioned, statement?regretting the news? paper prominence given me and then sending out an advertisement of me throughout the country. For this pub? licity I thank her, even though it may he in a degree an act of supereroga? tion. "A recent writer maintains that only two out of ail the Presidents of the United States were not 'political acci? dents,' so that is all right. "I do not claim to represent the women of the United States, but all the people of the 2d District of Oklahoma, and the women in Indiana never having especially troubled themselves about what the men of the Oklahoma delega? tion are doing in regard to the 'de? mands of women,' I claim for myself rights as a member of Congress to rep? resent the citizenship of my district without interference from Indiana." Western Railroads Refuse to Cancel Wage Reduction Brotherhood Demands for j Present Overtime and Work Rules Denied "In j Interest of the Public" CHICAGO, Aug. 18.?Declaring that tho public demands reductions ? in freight and passenger rates which can? not be made under piesent iabor costs, a committee of Western railroad execu? tives announced to-day their refusal to cancel recent wage reductions, ;.s re? quested by.the railway workers' unions. Tho request of the workers for a con? tinuation of present working rules also was denied. 1 he statement issued to-day fol? lowed a two-day conference here with union chiefs. Assurance that demanda for further vage cuts would be with- ' drawn and a promise not to seek elim? ination of time and one-half pay for overtime also were denied. Eastern roads turned flown similar requests several days ago, and it is I understood executives of Southeastern railways will do likewise. Southwest? ern rail chiefs declined to meet the union men at all. "There is no assurance that the cost of living will not be decreased within the next few months," the statement said, "and for the railroads to take the position that there would be no re? quests for decreases in wages pre s< nted in lawful and orderly manner to the board [the United States Railroad Labor Board] there could be no justi? fication." The request to abandon effort to eliminate time and one-half for over? time, as the one for restoration of the pay schedule in effect prior to July 1, was declined through "a proper re? gard for the public interest." Con? cerning wage scales, the statement 1 said the roads were bound to "main ; tain decreases in wages just as they | recognize the authority of the i oard | in giving effect to increases." Warren S. Stone, grand chief of the ?Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, I headed tho union committee. H s de? clined to comment on the attitude of the railway executives. WASHINGTON, Aug. lS.?Favorable report on the Administration railroad refunding bill was ordered to-day by the House Commerce Committee. Re? publican leaders plan to have the i House pass the measure early next ! week. A committee amendment pro ? vides that the act shall in no way I affect proposed government relief for J farmers. j Silesia Issue Comea Up A113. 29 PARIS, Aug. 18 (By Tho Associated Press'). -The Council of the League of | Nations will take up the question of I Upper Silesia in Geneva, beginning | August 29. Viscount Ishii, president of i the Council, sent out an official call for the meeting to-day. I Autos Kill Three Children Within Few Hours in City : Drivers of Cars Arrested; One Child Dies and Sev? eral Hurt as Raritan Bus Collides With Stone Pillar Three children wore killed yesterday by automobile;, and three arrests were made in connection with their deaths. Myron Millington, eight years old, of 13 West 104th Street, was playing on the street near Manhattan Avenue with several other girls, when an auto : mobile, driven by Adam W. Gerrie, cashier of the Imperial Tobacco Com? pany, 2 Draper Avenue, Montreal, Can., struck her and fractured he.' skull. An ambulance was summoned from 1 Reconstruction Hospital, but she died in the ambulance before she got there. Gerrie, whose five-year-old daughter was in the automobile with him, was arrested on the technical charge of Homicide. He said he had been here or.ly one day. His version of the acci? dent was that he had swerved to avoid hitting the other girls and that the Millington girl had seemingly run into tho car. Not long after this accident a car owned by Isaac Cohen, of 465 West End Avenue, and driven by Hugh J. Donald? son, a chauffeur, of 2L'8 West 314th Street, ran down and killed Rose i-ish bine, four years old, of 22 Wen 100th Street, while she was crossing the street. She, too. lied on the way to the hospital. Donaldson was arrested. Fred Landon, four years old, of 499 West 158th Street, was knocked down and killed by a tractor belonging to tli ! Street Cleaning Department in front of his home. The driver, Gog? Young, of 2394 Seventh Avenue, was arrested. SOMERVILLE, N. J., Aug. 18.?One man was killed and seven persons wer? injured to-day when a bus running be tween Raritan and Manville collided with a .-'.one pillar under the tracks of the Central Railroad, near here, whilt I going at a good rate of speed. The on*. ! who was killed was Dawson Var j Syckle, an accountant employed by th< Manonville Company at Manonville He died in Somerville Hospital. ? ? ! R. J. Srhaefrr Gets Park Pos Francis D. Gallatin, Park Commis sior.er, yesterday appointed Rudolp! Jay Schaefer a special Deputy Par! Commissioner for .Manhattan, The po \ sition is an honorary one, no salar; i being attached. Mr. Schaefer is presi I dent of tho F. & M. Schaefer Brew ! ing Company and various other com j panies connected with it Ho is vice j president of the Ritz-Carlton Restau .; rant and Hotel Company, of Atlanti City, and of the Gundlach-Manhatta ; Optical Company, of Rochester. He i i active in .> oial and civic affairs in th city. MMu/jnua ' -mesK^iaa]imB!aexrxsjsBr^i^^ii<sass*!W!ssKaaiVEX.ss^^ ^ uia?/is/jj3S98 '39?HW BROADWAY ^ ^ During' Our Semi-Annual Sale Men's and Young Men's $ I Reduced from #50 Every Suit marked at a loss for the sake of effecting an imm?diate stock clearance! Shipping Board To Adopt Bare oat Charter New System Whereby Craft Will Return Net Rental Is Expected to Result in Large Government Saving Lasker Denies Resigning In Accord With Associates and Harding, He Asserts; Calls Rumors Propaganda From The Tribune's Washington Bureau WASHINGTON, Aug. 18.?The first step toward reducing the cost to the government of operating United States Shipping Board vessels wr.s taken to? day, when the board unanimously di? rected Operating Vice-Prcsidents Smull, Love and Frey to make a survey of the shipping situation and work out some plan of bare-boat charter to re? place the present system. Chairman A. I). " Lasker, following an interview with President Harding, made public a statement of the board's desire to work out a plan more ef? ficient than the present one, under which the board has be?n paying op? erators a commission on the gross receipts from operations, the board as? suming all running expenses. He said the board hoped to substitute an agreement which will provide a net rental for tho ure of the ships, the charterer to pay all running costs. Chairman Lasker said the President heartily agrees with- the Shipping Board that"the bare-boat charter sug? gestion must bo put into effect if the government is to avoid a continuation of the present losses sustained in the operation of American ship1'. He ?tdded that Mr. Harding gave his approval to the board's decision to make r-n imme? diate survey and study of the best means of making the American flag pay while on the ceas. Mr. Lacker flatly denied tho many rumors in circulation that he is to ?e sign as the head of the government's shipping establishment. In tue presence of all bis associates on the 1 oard the chairman told news? paper men that the reports of disagree? ment among the members of the board '? and between himself and President j Harding were without foundation, and that the report that he was to resign was "a complete falsehood." Chairman Lasker attributed the rumors of friction ir1 the board to "propaganda from unsympathetic sources." Turning j to his associates, Mr. Lasker asserted j that "the board acts as one man on all ; the *big questions coi fronting us, and ! there never was anything but the most ' complete unanimity among the board, and any of these members will correct ; me if the statement is not the truth." ! The members gave their assent to this, and Mr. Lasker added that the board acted as a big family in the heartiest accord. He expressed assur? ance that it would continue to function without the slightest friction. Shackleton to Take Boy ! Scouts on Polar Trip Two Husky Youfhs From Ork? ney islands Chosen From Many That Applied From 27ie Tribune's European Bureau Copyright, 1921. New York Tribune Ir.e. LONDON, Aug. 18.?Two lucky BoV Scouts from the storm buffeted Ork? ney Islands have been chosen by Sir' ? Ernest Shackleton to accompany him ! as Ins guests on his new voyage to the Polar regions. The two to go are J W ; S. Marr, of Aberdeen, and N ' E ' Mooney, of Kirkwall. Both are troop leaders. Young Mooney never had seen a rail- ' way engine until he left the lone'- I Orkneys to come south and join tha ' expedition. Both hoys aro ,'nusually ' well developed and accustomed to cold" weather. i -_?=_ Reds Give In; ? Get American i Food at Once ?, (Continued from page en?) : relief administration has several miV ! lion dollars available. , Special Cable to The Tribuns Copyright. 1921. Mew York Tribune In?. RIGA, Aug. 18.?Walter hmn. Brown and Maxim Litvinof", at an in j formal conference this morning, codi | fied the points upon which they are j agreed. According to the Novi Put, Bolshevik ' newspaper here, Litvinoff told Mr. i Brown that the limit of concessions j had been reached. Litvinoff's yielding en the point of : the joint organization of local corun-.it-. tees is considered a victory tor Brown, as this constituted the chief bone of contention. The American relief ad-' ministration retains the right to ap. point the committees. The Pravda, Bolshevik, n wspaperin Moscow, ridicules the efforts of the' Entente "to get down to business* on' the proposals to organize relief. "By this delay." says the newspaper, "the Entente give us reason to a? | sume that they are not thinking so ; much of aid for Russia as for utilizing I our misfortune for their own selfish political interests." The Pravda warn? that the Soviet must go slow about ac? cepting Allied aid, asserting tha; they intend to turn whatever aid they give into propaganda. Canadian Freighter Sinks QUEBEC, Aug. 18. ?The Canadian povevnme"t's freight steamship Cana? dian Recruit was sunk off Stone Pillars at the Traverse ?n collision to-night w!th the steamship Maskinonge, of the Dominion Coal Company's service. Say-it's a great garter Simple? Yes. sir! There's no other garter made that's so easy to put on?so quick to take oil?or so easily a*,d quickly changed from one pair of socks to another. Convenient? You'll say so. Either garter fits either leg ? no rights or lefts Every inch is rubber web? bing, with no metal to we*r it out. You simply can't beat Ivory Garters. Buy a pair today ? t new pair free from your dealer if they don't satisfy you en? tirely. Ask for Ivories. IVORY GARTER CO. New Orleans, U. S. A. OUR NEW LOCATION WILL BE FIFTH AVENUE, 56TH AND 57TH STREETS "Till: PARIS SHOP OF .?MEF.H V Removal Sales Offer Today Crepe de Chine Blouses ^7.50 Formerly $12.50 to $15 In flesh, black or white, trimmed with contrasting colors. Silk Blouses . . . * 12.50 Formerly $20 to $25 Tailored and dressy models; white and colors. Linen and Dimi?y Shirts * 12.50 Formerly $25 ?n pleated and bosom effects. Summer Frocks $25, $35? Were *65 to $100 Voile, Gingham, Organdie and Linen. Sport Coats at * 15 ?Were to $45 Smart short coats in wool. Separate Skills at $9.50 ?Were $18 to *50 A. Plain, striped and plaid models in wool. Sport and Street Suits at $25 and $45 ? Were*75to*125 Of flannel, knit wear, tricotine and serge. Country Hats at $5 ?Were to ?20 Attractive crushable models.