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t* th? interned men are granted. In ?
tha statement a list of twenty-eight
Sascs where severe beatings were ad?
ministered is chroniclad. The Lord
Mayor of Cork, commenting on the
itatamcnt, said it illustrated the spirit
l*tu*ting the British toward the truce.
DtJBL?N, Sept. 25. A funeral pro?
fession nine miles Ions:, composed of
10,000 poop!??, including 2,000 Irish
??olunteors, to-day escorted the bodies
of William Riordan and Thomas How?
ard to the republican burial plot at
Ballyanders, The bodies of the volun?
teers were disinterred at Hebertstown
Saturday. ?The coffins were draped
R-ith republican flags. Twenty priests
were present.
Australian Celtic Club
Opposes Irish Republic
MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 25,
The Celtic Club has decided by a large :
Majority to continue to .support home i
rule for Ireland, believing the Ir.sn
problem can best be settled by a com?
promise without the establishment of a
"The Melbourne Age" says that re-1 - |
Pgtjition of Southern Ireland as a for
tign republic would incur hostility
throughout the British dominions.
8,000 Mardi for Ireland
Republic Indorsed by Speaker.?
in Jersey City
A parade, in which mere than S.000
persons took part, took place yester?
day afternoon in Jersey City, under
auspices of the Hudson County Council
of the American Association for the
Recognition of the Irish Republic. The
Oarade wound up at West Side Park,
Jvhere speeches were made after a re?
?r i e w.
In the line of march were thirty
Hindus in their native attire, 2,000
school children, each carrying an
American flag, and 1,000 women, mem?
bers of the various branches of the
Organisation in Hudson County.
Representative Charles F. X. OT.tien.
Df the 12th Congressional District, was
the principal reviewing officer and
(speaker. Mayor Haggle and Governor
Edwards were out of town. Speeches
here made also by City Commission?
ers A Harry Moore and Michael J.
Pagen, Captain Robert Monteith and
Jesse M. F. Schose, an East Indian.
German Coalition
May Be Formed at
Conference To-davj
_J |
Wirth Is Certain to Retain
Chancellorship; Return
of Bavaria to Council
Also Expected This Week
By Joseph Shaplen
Special Cable In The Tribune
?Copyright, 1021, .N-' w \'<>,k Tribune Inc.
BERLIN, Sept. 25.?The new govern?
ment ccahtion intended to bring the
People's party into an alliance with
the Centrists and Socialists will be
launched this week. The first step
will be the calling together of the party
leaders to-morrow by Chancellor
Wirth. At this conference tentative
proposals for rebuilding the cabinet
wiil be discussed.
There is no possibility of Chancellor
Wirth's retirement, the Majority So
ciaMsts havir,;-- made this clear at their
convention at Gocrlitz yesterday when
Otto Wells, chairman, stated emphati?
cally that the Socialists were deter?
mined to stand by Dr. Wirth and were
bot willing to, enter into any combina?
tion entailing his crimination.
Georg Bernhard, writing in to-day's
"VossiscHe Zeitung," emphasizes this
point. He says:
"Tho general offensive undertaken
against Chancellor Wirth on a wide
front has been shattered. The game
is up. The new great coalition is as?
sured. It is impossible as yet to out?
line the new German government, but
indications are that a reconstruction
of Minister-President Stegerwald's
Prussian government will precede
changes in the national cabinet.
"One thing seems certain?Dr. Wirth
will retain the chancellorship, and he
also probably will retain the finance
portfolio until h i s taxation program
goes through the Reichstag. Should
the conferences which begin' to-morrow
result satisfactorily Dr. Wirth will
present the matter of a reconstruction
cabinet to President Ebert.
"Another development of great im?
portance expected this week is the
/ lifting of the state of martial law in
j Bavaria and the return of Bavaria to
/ constitutional government. The con
f ferences of the last three days be?
tween Count Lcrchenfcld, the new
Bavarian Premier, . and Chancellor
Wirth have resulted in a complete un?
derstanding. Without, rubbing it in,
the Chancellor has forced Bavaria to
capitulate all along tho line.
"Thus the long-standing conflict be?
tween Munich and Berlin may be re?
garded as ended."
Judge Hand Won't Have
To Retry These 2 Suits
They Arc of the %*i)ress" Va?
riety, and Burglars Steal 'Em
Front Boarded-Lp Home
Judge Learned Hand, of tho Uniteo
States District Court, is going to find
himself short a couple of dress suits
and probably some other things when
he gets back from his vacation next
Burglars got into his home, at 14'2
Fast ?sixty-first Street August 30, it
. ?*?s ?earned last night. The house
| had been closed for some time, and the
?silverware and other valuables had
been put in storage. After ransack?
ing several bureaus the intruders dis?
covered a mothproof bag containing the
two dress .-uits, ripped it open and
went off with the contents.
The patrolman on post reported at the
East Sixty-seventh Street police sta?
tion that at :. p. m., when be tried the
basement grill at the judge's home all
was as it should be. At -i p. m? when
he. reached the house again, the grill
had been jimmied, a hole had been cut
in the inside door, which is of wood,
and the burglars and the dress suits
hud vsnished.
Bids To Be Open?ed Wednesday
For Coney Walk and Jetties
Bids for the construction of a new
boardwalk at Coney Island and of jet?
ties for the protection of the beach will
w* opened at Borough Hall. Brooklyn,
at 11 o'clock Wednesday morning. Ac?
cording to Borough President Riegel
! inann, more than fifty of the largest
contracting concerns of the country
applied for specifications.
The time limit for the entire project.
?8 240 working days, and Philip P.
Farley, consulting engineer, believes
it can bo accomplished in this time
without interfering with bathers at the
resort during next season.
" -? ' m-?
obregon Asks Press to Help
Stamp Out Camhiiiur in ^l?xico
MEXICO CITY, Sent. 25.?President
Obregon to-day issued an appeal to the
press of Mexico City to assist him in
stamping out gambling in the republic.
General Obregon several months ago
Issued a decree forbidding tho opera?
tion of gambling houses, but, accord- |
ing to his appeal to-day, some "local
authorities have invoked their sover?
eignty in the matter'' and are permit- i
ting games of chance.
The newspapers announce that they
\g'.A suppori the President?
Britain Wants
Pacifie Issues
Settled First
Leaders Believe Plans for
Disarming Are Futile
Unless Adjustment in
the Far East Is Reached
Government Tasks Heavy ?
Unemployment and Irish j
Problem8 Press for an j
I ni m e d i a t e Solution
By Arthur S. Draper
front The Tribune'* /??roi>c<in Bureau
Copyright, 1921, New York Tribune Inc
LONDON, Sept. 25.**? In both interna- ?
tional and domestic affairs this week j
promises to bring forth decisions of|
profound importance to every class in
Great Britain. Premier Lloyd George
lis still on his vacation in the Scottish
Highlands, but he is giving personal at?
tention to three pressing problems.
The government has had no greater j
task in the last three Years than solv- ?
ing the tremendous probicm of finding
relief for the widespread unemployment, i
Some method of casing the present ten- j
sion must be found quickly or there is
: real danger of a series of unpleasant
Then, the Irish situation cannot be
left where it is without jeopardizing
the possibility of a settlement of the !
long-standing differences.
Finally, important decisions must be
made regarding the Washington con
: ference on the limitation of armament,
now only six weeks distant,
.lobs Probicm Most Pressing
Naturally the British are most inter?
ested in the problem of unemployment,
for it affects them intimately and is
easily visualized, but they are also
following the Irish negotiations closely. '
Thus far, except among the labor lead- ?
ers, little interest has been shown in
the plans for the Washington confer?
ence, but some of the newspapers and
weeklies arc beginning to emphasize
the importance of the gathering Presi- ;
dent Harding has called.
The "Sunday Observer," which usu?
ally reflects the government view,
"The. conference must succeed be- |
cause, for all the parties to it, it
were better that it had never been
called than that it should .fail. And
it must suc-eed if the world is to get ?
I on. The discussion in the assembly '
representing fifty nations of the world j
at Geneva shows that the world is I
waiting for it."
The "Observer" calls the armament :
1 conference a second peace conference
?"America's recovery of the initiative ;
, which was let go when Wilson lost ,
, power." But the "Observer" states
; flatly that there must be an under- :
'? standing regarding America and the j
! League of Nations, with which it is j
I clear "other nations will conduct
their business."
Although the Premier is concentrat?
ing on the problems of Ireland and
J unemployment, permanent officials in
? the State. War and Navy buildings iii
Whitehall have been closely studying
the Washington agenda, and when j
Lloyd George calls a Cabinet council at j
the end of this week, or the beginning;
of next he will have reached a clearly :
defined policy for the government's i
delegates to follow.
First Interest in Far East
Already it is apparent that Great !
J Britain's first interest will be a po
) litical settlement for the Far East,
! and unless the conference can come
j to an agreement on this, little progress
: will be made toward reduction of
r armaments.
To those who have been studying the
: ager.ila, the only logical method seems
j to be the discussion at the outset of all
; questions arising in the Pacific.
Andrew Bonar Law is now almost cer
| tain to head the British delegation if
his health permits him to make the trip.
Winston Churchill may be one of his
colleagues, and Sir Eric Geddes also is
: likely to be a member of the delega
I tion. Much depends on the progress
1 that will be made in handling the un?
employment and Irish problems, but
j whatever happens, the government in
; tends to be represented by a strong
i delegation.
j Chicago Is on New York
j Time Until October 30
j Difference in Daylight Saving
Schedule Creates Unusual
Special Dispalch to The Tribune
CHICAGO, Sept. 25.?The time situa?
tion will be further complicated tc-mor
: row, when New York City goes back to
Eastern Standard time. Chicago will
not resume Central Standard time until
the last Sunday in October. So Chicago
' and New York will be going to work at
the same hour for a month. The Chi?
cago Stock Exchange, in order to con
; form with the resumption of Standard
time in the East, will open one hour
later, at 10 o'clock, and close at 3, until
Standard time is resumed here. Local
banks will make no change in their
Sveial Disvatch to The Tribvv?
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 25.?Philadel?
phia clocks slipped back one hour this
morning and the official Philadelphia
time changed from daylight saving to
Standard without perceptible effect on
the citizens. Residents gratefully
seized upon the extra hour of sleep.
Special DUrpatch to Ths Tribune
BOSTON, Sept. 25.?When -half of
Boston's church-going population ar?
rived? at their respective churches to?
day it found the doors still closed and
for an hour wondered wi-nt had hap?
pened. Then the other naif of the con?
gregations arrived and the sermons
were preached on Standard time, re?
gardless of the fact that half the con?
gregation had forgotten to discard day?
light saving.
Officially one hour was lopped off at
2 o'clock this morning. At that hour
Massachusetts went back to "God's
time," setting back all watches and
clocks one hour.
?'><"*: nn.-r->pc in California
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25.?Unusual
'his season were re
?orded in southern California to-day.
u aatf.n un ... P. 1- < ees ",*?? I
the warmest day for this season in
thirty years. Los Angeles had a tem?
perature of 9-S, the warmest September
day since 1913.
Chile to Receive t?. S. Envov
SANTIAGO, Sept. 25. -The Minister !
of Forei?-n Relations will receive Wil
liant M. Collier, the newly appointed ;
American Ambassador, on Monday. The j
ambassador probably will present his J
credentials to President Alessandri on
Yucatan Legislature
Repeals AH Old Laws
Statute Books Swept (.lean hy
Single Vote Just Before
Special Cable ia The Tribune
Copyrlnrht, 1921, Now \o, k Tribune Inc.
MEXICO CITY, Sept. 25. The Yuca?
tan Legislature, just prior to its ad?
journment Saturday, repealed all the
laws, ri-solutionx and decrees of pre?
vious legislatures by a single vote.
This leaves many gaps which are like?
ly to handicap th?> administration. The
action is considered one of the most
diastic in Mexican legal hi*?ory.
The. Socialists of Yuen?'in held a
caucus *"*) seli-et candidates for the
Gowrnersnip and the laOgiMaturc, but
the meeting broke up in a row. He
ports indicate that "everybody wanted
tt be a candidate." There were no
serious casualties, however.
Alvarado is still in Yucatan, to which
troops have been sent from Tabasco to
prevent disorders in the coming elec?
Settle Pacifie
Disputes First,
Is -U. S. View
(Continued tram p?os ?ntl
more or less disturbed about the pro?
posed renewal of the Anglo-Japanese
alliance. When the alliance was first
made there seemed, so far as could be
observed from here, to be good reasons
for it. Renewal this year, however,
seemed to have no object with which
the United States was in sympathy.
Many of the yellow papers painted the
thing frankly as an alliance against
the United States.
The truth was that the allisnce ?rave
Japan a feeling of security in actions
in the Far East, and an assuredness
that the United States, no matter how
it might protest against violations of ?
what this government thought was ?
right and proper in that part of the
world, would never go to the extent of ,
declaring war.
Not. only was Japan's backbone stif
fened by the alliance, but, because of
Cue fact that Britain was the only other |
country in the world besides the United j
States which could seriously threaten j
Japan, and particularly the only one
which had largo interests in the Par ?
East, and her alliance with Japan made I
it difficult for her to make serious !
protests against any of Japan's actions, I
the United States was left as the only!
country in the world which could and
would voice these protests.
Therefore, in Japan, the United
States has seemed for some time to be
the only nation in the world which was
standing athwart what Japan regarded j
as her natural path to the accomplish- j
ment of her ambitions. Anti-American |
feeling, inflamed by the jingo press.
was rapidly mounting as a result of j
this situation.
Imperial Conference Resulta
But then came the imperial confer-1
ence at London, and Harding's oppor?
tunity. At this conference of the pre?
miers of the British Dominions it was
at once manifest that the renewal of
the Anglo-Japanese alliance, which was
to expire next year, but which runs
on until it is denounced, was bitterly
opposed by four of the great dominions.
The Premiers of Canada, Australia,
New Zealand and South Africa all de?
clared in public statements?not con?
tent with their assertions inside the
conference ? that the Anglo-Japanese
alliance must not be renewed except on
terms satisfactory to the United States.
These dominions naturally have sym?
pathised with the United States on
American opposition to Japanese im?
migration and land holding, and they
wanted to make sure that in any con?
troversy which might arise between
Japan and the United States the British
Empire was not found arrayed on the
side of Japan. Mean Lime a sentiment
in England itself began to grow against
the alliance, greatly to the embarrass?
ment of the British Foreign Office.
which felt under great obligations to
Japan, and to the Japanese govern?
ment, which saw the advantages to
Japan from the Anglo-Japanese alli?
ance rapidly blowing out of the window.
Finally it was decided that the best
thing to do for every one concerned was
to do nothing at all, and the confer?
ence adjourned with the understanding
that the alliance would not be renewed
for another definite term of years, but
on the other hand it would run along
subject to the provision that it must
be denounce'! one year before it could
be actually abrogated.
So that the British Foreign Office
found itself rather impotent to carry
i ut what it regarded as its obligations,
and the Japanese found the Anglo
Japanese alliance a cracked staff which
might easily snap just at the moment
it might be most sorely needed.
But, the treaty not having been de?
nounced, the situation was still un?
satisfactory to the United States, es?
pecially as this government found it
practically impossible to achieve by
diplomatic means the restraint of
Japan desired in the Far East.
It was then that President Harding
proposed the conference, hoping to ac?
complish what has been outlined above,
and also the agreement by all the coun?
tries 1o cut down their expenditures
on armaments, so that taxes in all the
countries involved might be reduced.
At this point it is well to point out
that the greatest handicap with which
this country goes into the conference
is the pacifist sentiment. This govern?
ment is better able to keep up with the
armament race than any country which
will be represented at the conference.
It wants t"> reduce its own taxes, but
the need for so doing is not as im?
perative as in Britain, Japan, France
nr Italy. The pacifist sentiment, how?
ever, intimations from foreign capitals
indicate, is being counted up jn to force
this government to make concessions,
Japan is anxious to placate this
country on the surface if not in ac?
tuality. Only by this method can she
be sure of a genuine renewal of the
Anglo-Japanese alliance. But Japan,
which joined the conference probably
with more reluctance than any other
nation, will be fighting a defensive bat?
tle from the beginning.
She wants to hold on to everything
she ).*as gained and give up nothing.
She would like to refuse to agree to
every one of the points enumerated.
Further, she would like to complete
lier present naval building program,
despite the tremendous taxation it is
imposing on her people. This program
is called the "eight and eight" program
because it is grouped around eight new
battleships and eight new battle-cruis?
ers, all of which would be completed
by 1928. Indications from Japan are
that she will tight to the last ditch to
avoid abandoning this program.
China in the conference is the
saddest spectacle of all. She is not
even capable of having spokesmen
stand up and speak for a united China.
The Peking government is recogniied,
and will be represented, but the im?
portance of her representatives will be
tremendously discounted by the fact
that South China, through the Canton
government, is repudiating Peking and
declaring Peking has no right to rep?
resent the Chinese people at all.
China is anxious about Shantung,
and about the maintenance of the open
door. She fears and distrusts Japan,
based on long exp?rience, and wants to
be guaranteed that Japan will not be
permitted to seize lier territories.
Her only weapon, thou-jh that has been
a rather potent ono for the last year,
is the boycott against ?II Japanese
Japan Formally
Greets Warren,
Brilliant Court Fuuction
Marks Presentation of
Credentials at Tokio Pal?
ace; Received by Hirohito
Refers lo Arms Parley
?Expresses Belief Conference
at Washington Will Pro?
mote Interests of Nations
TOKIO. Sept. 24 (By The Arsociate?!
Press).?-- Charles B. Warren, the now |
United States Ambassador to Japan,
! presented his credentials at court to
; day. llir, reception was an unusually
? brilliant function, and was marked
| with references to the coming confer?
ence on Far Eastern affairs and limita
! tion of armament.
i Owing to the illness of the Fmp*%r,
?Ambassador Warren was received by
I Crown Prince Hirohito, The text of
i his address to the Crown Prince was
j not made public, hut it was under
; stood the Ambassador expressed belief
that the conference would provide an
opportunity for a declaration of prin
i clples which would not limit the just,
?activities or nullify the just aspira?
tions of any nation, but would estab?
lish an understanding that would sta?
bilize the future and proYnote the eco?
nomic development of all nations con?
cerned, increasing the happiness,)
wealth and prosperity of the natioual3
of all interested states.
Escorted by Cavalry
In an informal conversation with j
the Crown Prince Ambassador Warren
voiced regret, that Hirohito had been ?
unable to visit the United States on his
recent trip to Europe and said it was j
hoped he would accept an invitation :
to go to America later. The Crown i
Prince replied that he would* be glad
of an opportunity to visit the United ?
The ei tue staff of the American Em- :
bassy, numbering twenty-seven and ?
including several women, accompanied ?
Ambassadot and Mrs. Warren to the i
palace. They rode in court, coaches ?
and were escorted by a squadron of j
It was the largest embassy party
ever presented. After receiving Am?
bassador Warren's credentials, Prince
Hirohito presented the entire party,
consisting of secretaries, naval and
military attaches and the women, to
the Empress.
Hope for Better Relations
Welcoming Ambassador Warren, the j
newspaper "Yomi-Uni Shimbun," said |
tiie Japanese hoped he would do much j
toward improving relations between his I
country and Japan. He was urged to
grasp the sentiments of the Japanese
people generally instead of those of
only a limited section, chiefly repre?
sented by the aristocracy.
"When Americans understand what
\ the Japanese, people really are rela?
tions will undergo a marked improve
I ment," the paper declared.
It is understood that Japan's general
? attitude toward the November confer
i encc will be that of co-operation with
; the United States in the underlying
j spirit of the meeting, but in connection
' with the tentative agenda suggested by
the United States Japan may propose
mutual cassation of fortifications in the
Pacific, and with reference to Far East?
ern political matters propose tho open?
ing of the interior of China for the
| purposes of trade and residence and
; also to obtain food and raw material,
i considered so vital to Japan's exist
'? encc.
\ In this connection attention is called
to the contribution of Premier Hara to
! "The Diplomatic Review," in which he
! declared that Japan was prepared to
i discuss at Washington such fundamen
, tal theories as were necessary to se
| cure the opening of the world to all
? races and the removal of artificial bar
i riers for the security of the life, of
j all mankind, lie added that tho calam
j ?ties of war would not be entirely re
, moved until inequalities among na
i tions were removed.
Remove Economic Barrier
So long as one race looked down on
other races, raised unwarrantable, bar?
riers and gave discriminatory treat?
ment, he pointed out, it could hardly be
said that the cause of war had ceased
to exist. .No race, he asserted, should
adopt measures calculated to compel
the suicide of another race, while the
supply of materials necessary for the
clothing and feeding of mankind should
i be distributed by the various nationals
as equally as possible,
"If the whole efforts of a nation
must be devoted to obtaining food and
] no surplus energy is left for the ad
i vancement of civilization," continued
! the Premier, "the future of that na
I tion is indeed gloomy. Japan is faced
: by such a condition. The world should
i be thrown open so that the free, unre
, stricted transportation of supplies may
j be facilitated by the removal of ail
' artificial economic barriers."
>U. S. Oil Men in Mexico
Summoned to New York
Export Tax Agreement Will Be
Discussed; Storm Sweeps
MEXICO CITY, Sept. 25.-The local
representatives of various American oil
companies have been summoned to
New York to participate in a confer?
ence of the heads of the companies, at
which the recent agreement relative to
the export taxes imposed by the Mexi
: can government are to be discussed,
says "The Excelsior." Minister of the
i Treasury De La Huerta has declined to
give out the terms of the agreement.
The storm, which on Friday did con
| siderable damage at Tampico and the
' surrounding petroleum region, is
'. sweeping northward in the State of
i Tamaulipas. Wire communication be
: tween Matamoras and Tampico is in
i terruptcd and trains are running many
; hours late between Monterey and Tam
I pico.
The city of Tampico was inundated
Friday night and many small houses
are reported to have been blown down.
Lightning struck a 55,000-barrel tank
! belonging to the Mexican Petroleum
1 Company, and the oil is still burning.
Obregon Sets 24 Convicts
Free as Centennial %ift
MEXICO CITY. Sept. 25.?Jubilant
scenes were enacted at the peniten
| tiary doors to-day when the first large
I group of prisoners were freed in ac
j cordance with President Obregon's re
J cent decree granting amnesty to per?
sons who had served the greater part
: of their sentences. Twenty-one women
an i three men were welcomed by their
| friends and escorted in gayly doco
I rated carriages to their homes. Several
other prisoners were released earlier
in the week.
Relations Unbroken, Says
French Envoy to Mexico
('harpe d'Affaires Explains Rec?
ognition of Obregon Waits
on Action of Allies
MEXICO CITY, Sept. 2;"?.?-Diplomatic
relations between France and Mexico:
"need not. be considered as broken," i
although recognition of the government
of President Obregon has not yet been |
formally extended by President Miller-I
and, according to a statement of Jules j
Blondell, the French Charge d'Affaires,
printed in "El Universal" ttvday.
Mr. Blondell, who recently arrived
to assume his duties, is quoted in an
interview in "El Universal" as having',
'Recognition is a delicate, yet simple
subject. The reason France does not!
recognize Mexico absolutely is because
she is waiting for the other Allies, who'
may do so at any moment. F ranee i
has lost no time in showing that sho !
is desirious of recognising Mexico and
has always championed Mexico ?n the <
Allied councils."
Hapshurgs Use
Burgcnland as j
Bid for Throne
(Contimird from p*oo one)
Slovak Foreign Minister, will resume :
their conferences next Tuesday.
Note Regarded as lenient
BUDAPEST, Sept. 25 (By The As
sociated Press). The note of the Coun- j
cil of Ambassadors to Hungary, do- i
manding evacuation of Burgenland, is
regarded here as lenient because it I
grants a ten-day respite, pending which j
it is hoped a compromise can be j
reached with Austria.
It is felt that the "Little Entente"
is working for a peaceful solution of !
the difliculties. The reported sugges- j
lion of Hungary that Austria sacrifice!
Odenburg in exchange for peaceful j
possession of the rest of West Hungary
is cited as evidence that all parties
concerned are endeavoring to settle th?;
matter by a compromise.
Ibraham Kover, a former lieutenant,
was arrested in connection with the at?
tempted assassinations of Andrassy
and Rakovsky. He gave evidences of
insanity, but the police ?ieclarcd he
was shamming.
The shooting marked the stormiest
session of the Asaembry since the war.
During the session parliamentary im- j
munity war? lifted from four Deputies
who were cnarged with accepting
bribes. The Assembly then adjourned
Treaties Not Affected by
Political Changes Abroad I
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25.?Political
upheavals in Hungary- or Austria will !
have no effect upon the treaties witii
thes" two nations now before the Sen- j
ate for ratification, officials said to- ?
night in discussing cabled dispatches
which indicated that an effort was im- J
minent to restore the Hansbutgs to ?
control as a solution to the contro- \
versy over Burgcnland.
It was pointed out. that the treaties
are with the governments aud not with
any administration or set of rulers,
and that any change iu the prevailing i
authorities there would have no effect
upon this government's authorizing a ;
resumption of diplomatic relations. |
which will follow the ratification of ;
*he treaties.
The treaties, of course, have no ef?
fect until ratified by th?* Ajrtcrican ,
Senate, and if dissatisfaction ja found j
by this government in any new" J^gimo
in Hungary or Austria the treaties j
may be withdrawn and held up? by f^e >
Executive until any new government,
is found worthy of recognition by the |
United States.
Greece Plans Annexation !
Of Occupied Anatolia
?,- i
Press Divided on Result Action ;
Will Have Toward
Aiding Peace
ATHENS, Sept. 25 (By The Asso?
ciated Press).?The situation is en?
tering upon a new phase, with the an?
nouncement by the government, of its
intention to annex the occupied prov?
inces in Anatolia. M. Stergiades,
Greek high commissioner in Smyrna,
is expected in a*\thcns immediately to I
confer with the government on the !
i subject of the new administration in
? Anatolia.
Some of the newspapers consider an- ',
i ncxation an important move toward j
I peace, while opposition circles arc of
the opinion that annexation at the i
present juncture is a rash measure and I
may lead to intervention by the powers. !
Premier Gounaris, in a long state- !
; ment to the Athens press, represents
i the military situation as satisfactory. ?
King Constantino, it is understood, will !
return to Athens soon.
No League Aid for Russia
; Appeal to Powers Expected to
Prove Futile
GENEVA, Sept. 25-There is little
| probability that the Assembly of the '
League of Nations will do anything to
| ward relief for Russia. The sub- ?
j committee has decided to appeal to the i
i powers, but this seems useless, as it ?
j appears impossible to obtain govern- i
' ment credits. The situation has been !
influenced by the , news that Great
; Hritain has concluded not to offer any
i credits for tho Soviet government.
? Correspondents at Geneva
Form International Ass'n
i GENEVA, Sept. 25.?An Internation
al Association of Journalists has bt^ti |
formed here by about fifty newspaper !
men of nearly all the countries of the I
world, who are in Genev? reporting '
the proceedings of the Assembly of
; the League of Nations. The associa- \
?? tion is intended to advance profes- ?
1 sional interest and perfect facilities
for covering league activities.
\ ^ Wilson Harris, of "The London Daily ?
?News," is president. Lincoln Eyre, of >
i "The New York World," is one of the !
?fou** vice-presidents.
? ^ _ -?-.
Fire Wipes Out Italian Village!
TRENT, Italy, Sept. 25.?The entire !
j village of Comasinc was swept by tire j
| to-day and three firemen were killed.!
The fire started by the -explosion of
| cartridges in a warehouse. The firc
| men had nearly extinguished it when a
i keg of dynamite exploded, causing a
! spread of the flames.
The government has sent aid to the
[Federal Bureaus
Busy Organizing
Conference Staff
Advisers on Reduction of
Armament To Be Named
This Week; Capital To
Re Elaborately Lighted
From. The Tribune'* Washington Rurrau
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25. -Selection
of h?2h ranking military and naval ex?
perts who will advise Secretary Hughe:,
and his associates on the American
delegation at the forthcoming Confer?
ence on the Limitation of Armament
and Far Eastern problems is being
given consideration by Secretary of
War Weeks and Secretary of the Navy
Denby, who have been directed by
President Harding to ?co-operate fully
with the State Department in tho for?
mation of the United States group.
It is probable that the complete list
of advisers on reduction of armament
will b<? selected this- week and that
President Handing will authorize the
publication of the names of the ex?
perts selected.
At the same tim<\ Secretary Hughes
and his aids in the State Department
are turning their attention to the task
of selecting the experts on interna?
tional law, finance:; and economic; who
are to counsel the American big four
in the discussions. Already a number
of army officers who have served a
military attaches in foreign embassies
and legations have been ordered to re?
turn to Washington for temporary duty
with the army military intelligence di?
vision, which is actively co-operating
with the conference section of the
State Department, in compiling data
as to the military and naval strength
of the various countries for use in
both the discussions.
Fletcher Organizing Personnel
While the military, naval, legal,
financial and ?conomic staffs are being
organized Un?ar-Secretary of State
Henry P. Fletcher is completing all the
physical arrangements for the sessions.
This work includes tin? selection of in?
terpreters, clerks, stenographers, mes?
sengers and other personne!.
Under Mr. Fletcher's direction ?-.lso
is the compilation of important, data
concerning the Far Kastern ?lations
which will be used by the American
' commis -ion In r.olving tho problems
j that, will confront the conference.
While the government agencies are
losing no time in completing arrange?
ments for the conference, the special
Committee of Washington citizens is
making excellent progress in prepara?
tion of an elaborate reception for the
international visitors. It has been de?
cided that no public celebration or
demonstration will be held, but plans
are being made for an elaborate illu?
mination of the city. The proposed
scheme calls for the erection of a huge
electrically lighted arch in front of
the Capitol Building, while back of the
structure high powered colored lights
will be arranged to cast rays over the
entire city. From the Washington
.Monument flood lights will illuminate
many of the government buildings.
William Jennings Bryan. Secretary .
of Stale in Wilson's Cabinet, who vis?
ited Washington yesterday, will ret'jrn
to remain throughout the session of
the conference. He said he "hopes''
rather than "expects," that great things
will come out of the conference, and
he will discuss the situation by clay I
as it develops.
"I am greatly interested in the re-?
'? suit and am hoping for great things," |
Mr. Bryan said.
When it was suggested that he used
the word ''hope'' instead of "expeel
Mr. Bryan explained that "hope" was i
based upon desire, while "expectation" j
: was based upon information.
i "I have a larger fund of desire than
of information on the subject -of dis?
armament," he added.
U. S. Favors Lisbon Plea
To Attend Pacific Parley
LISBON, Sen' 25. -In answer to
i the Portuguese government's request
/or permission to take part in the
approaching conference in Washing?
ton on Far Eastern affairs, an official
communication issued here to-day says
the American government will propose
that Portugal, having interests to de
lend in the Far East, be admitted
under the same conditions as Holland.
China to Offer Compromise
PEKING, Sept. 2.3 (By The Associ?
ated Press i. The reply to the Japa?
nese government which the Chinese
Foreign Office is preparing, while de
dining to cuter into negotiations, un?
der Japan's terms, will contain some?
thing in the nature of a counter pro?
posal, according to reliable informa?
tion. If this is accepted it might serve
as a basis of negotiations.
'The outstanding features of the
counter proposals are understood to be
the turning over of the Ma* r%,
Tsinan railway and mi-iin? t?a??'*'
consortium and the open-nr ? *
Tsing-Tao as ?n international ??t-,of
ment under Chinese control rfc! Uc"
torns to be administered liV? 5,U8'
open ports. KCl ?^ec
Three former high government am
cials.hav? been cai]ed in t n o?.
rate in the note. uo"?b?.
??-'?? -
Loncheur to Meet Rathena-i '
To Complete Reparations PL..
PARIS, Sept. ?25. -Louis W>
Minister of Liberated Iteeion? "'?
meet Dr. Walter Rathcna'T th, f^!i
man Minister of Reconstruction
Weisbaden to-morrow, it ia annou*.!*
I he meeting is to settle define.,
some articles of the reparations uJ
merit which had been left n sot?ta"
Dr. Rathenau is to present th? all5*'
rr.rnt to the Reichstag for rat?flSj
r ext week. ' ^lit>n
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