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THE SUN, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1815
MOOSE UNIT WIPED ! OUT IN CONGRESS Frojrrrfisivi's Acorpf Committee Altlginratl nt the Hnndrt of LoimW Mnnn. BOTH LISTS ARK ADOPTED WAaiimomx. nc 14.-- With " or fanliatlon of th 11 uo to-ilny by the admit ion of tha comiiilttrr tint rti'i- hv ItenrcaentMtlvee Kit. hin and id. lM. .m4 minority leaden 1 ....in. mmm ...ii... ...j . respectively, the l"roareie party aa political antlty In (Xnara came to an and. Tiie eix nwmbari of ths progrtaaiTt j party In thin Hone accepted committee j ...i.nme,.t at the ni,.i- of Mi. Mann. and they neemed happy that they had at least returned liart wa) to their formar political mooring. Tha rrnrlve Hre Representatives SJti-phen. ElMon and Nolan of Colo rado; Copley of Illinois, Sehall of Min nesota, and Martin of Ixuttana. Tha general expectation la that ttiroughout tha alon 'th 1'roarcaelvea will vote witli the Republican and In time formally affiliate with the organl aatlon headed by Representative Mann. In parcelling out th committee patronage Mr. Mann took car uf uch aotahl "comeback" aa Uncle Jo Can non. Nick Longworth, Kbeneier 1(111 of CulllMHU I. William B. McKlnley of Illinois and other "old guardamon" who fell by the wayald In llt and IM: lection. Moat of the old timer got the place which thy lllled In former Congress. l)n the whole tha committee algnitveiu made by Mr. Mann gave general aalla factlon. although ome grumbling wan beard among member whose hope were not realised. Jab for t'nele Joe. Unci Joe Cannon was returned to the Committee on Appropriation. r which h waa chairman for many years prior to his election a Hpeaker. In saltming Mr. Cannon to thia commit teu Representative Mann treated his Old companion In politic as though he waft a new member. I ncle Joe did not gel the place at the head of the minority aide of the committee. Representative Ulllstt retains tils po altlon ws ranking Republican mam bar of the Appropriations Committee, thus as aurlng his assignment as chairman If he la reelected und tne RepublnaiiK control the next lloue. The single Republican vacancy on the Naval Committee wa given to Represen tative Sidney K. Mudd, whose father aerved on this committee for inuny years. Republican memberships, on the Ways and Means Committee, which frames revenue legislation, were given to Rep resentatives Hill and Longworth. who aerved on the committee when th Ald-rlcK-Paync. law was framed, and Repre sentative Kalrchlld of New York. In addition to the members named, the fol lowing Republicans will serve on the Way and Means Committee: Kordney, Michigan: Oardner, Massachusetts . Moure, l'ennaylvanla ; Oreen. Iowa, and Hloun. Nebraiuta. avl Cosaasltte' lLorlty. The Republican end of the Naal Oom- snltf.j. im majle tin aa lo lows : iteoie- aentatlve Butler and Farr, Pennayl vanla : Robert. Maaaaohusetts : Brown- tag. New Jersey I Britten. Illinois : Kalley, bllchlgan. and Mudd. Maryland. Representative Stephens of California. a 1'rogreaslve. wa also assigned to the Naval Committee. The Republlcsns on the Committee on Military Affairs are Representative Kahn. California ; Anthony, Kansas McKenile. Illinois ; Oreene, Vermont Moran. Pennsylvania; TIIon, Connmtl eut ; Crago, Pennsylvania, and Hull. Iowa. New York Republicans got the fol lowing committee assignments : Danforth and Chandler. Judiciary . Piatt, Banking and Currency ; Parker. Interstate and Foreign Commerce . Rowe. Merchant Marine : Ward. Agriculture . Mott, Foreign Affairs ; Hamilton. Post OfBces ; Slegel, Immigration. William 8. Bennet. Rules (the twilltical com mittee of the llmisel ; Hueted, BlaetlOtM No. 3: Magee, Kleetlons No. 2; Swift. Eleollons No. 1 ; Denipsey and Snyder, Indian Affairs; Snell. Railways and Canals; Dunn. Public Btilldlnga; Charles and Haskell, Patents; Gould. District of Columbia, and Dunn. Committee on Road. MRS. BENEDICT SURE PREPAREDNESS IS LOST Vice-Chairman of Women! Peace Party Says Coiierrcss Will Defeat It. j the Individual, that that Is the nation, 'and that there Is something more Im Mrs Crystal Kastman Benedict, V00 I portanl than tie natiun. and that Is the .'..i,.. of the Women's Peace party, world, llluntachll was perhaps right in Who went to Washington last week as a delegate to the convention of the Con gressional L'nion for Woman Suffrage, returned to New York with the linn con viction that the preparedness policy Is going to have a hard time in Congee. Sh spnt part of the week interv lewing Oongresamen on peace, and said yester day that the leaders of the opposition to military expansion are ready for th tueal. Congressman Bailey of Pennsylvania, Congressman Kltchln Of South Carolina, Congressman Keating of Colorado and Congressman Tavonner. of Illinois as sured ms that the anti-preparedness peo ple have every chance of success," she aid. "There Is go general demand for a greater armament. Mr. Bailey told ma that not a labor organization anil not a farmers' organisation had appealed to I Oc ngrti ,n burdtn the country ulih thut oxpen.nf "Societlen uro vpnnftng up to . oriib.it it. On of th ni-wet If the- Rational ifnoo ieaKuo, juht furmoj i wnh. inton with a oolQIIllttM Im luriltlg Mr. and Mrt- Blt0t1 McKuyf, .M. ( lllton (iHniner and Otorgi VS'tit of thn Indui trial ReUtionis Commlttta. Brttnchtl of thi Uagut will be formed verywher, gild we hope they will he a .i.eariH of exprMiilon or the real ftfaUftfa of the I- u raon people on t ill mat fer ' Mm. Bntdlct Mid tin Wumvii'i Pmcq party vu g'ditir to un all the mont) it . .ild ralne BlroultHilng thi I'Ubtlti, anl at VOUtd he the tnithOd '- ItlOit atiti ii parednn org&nllllttotii, "Odm Wft pMOi popli Hltd Hhi word lireparedneaji," hhe Midi "but ilnCi the i abid armament ad ale have HdOptid It, the word hftl 'onii' in have i ! n .fer meaning It ih lin e t Ihoii iUk Mil keep Ihilf lenaeH gbntll Wttl and l igffi to ronie DUl ggglflit pr paifdm bm it i- qvnnrq ny uii unaerupuioui "om nutrlai Intaratlt and Jinfo pairiOtl whoj afl try ttan." ing to ruin thi country alth tas- G. O. P. CON VEN TION TO BE HELD IN CHICAGO JUNE 7 fan tin led frunx FirH Pngr. and Hoivnl H. Krrnrh e for T-hi in- ampm. IInry li. RathbOMi 1-c.prrnrntlna; tha ttemllUHi club cf chtam tha prlm-lpal apaaker for that city. II dracribed Chlrng-o a UM romtilnad N York city nnd Atlantic City of tha Want." Me dwelt on "the pooling breaaai from off the Ukr." Whan Mayer Thontpwn, who in u- PSCtsd of having a Presidential boom, mule an ipMl to tho "imber Judgment" Of the commlttM a wave of laughttr Swap! over the room. Kreil W, Upham oloaiMl the f MfWI , , ... I ,a. ... Z ...... 1 ! ti, v, '..'... ... ... . ........ .. vi ri. laiuifj 111 m aeme i tne caae ror lhat city and wan MCOItM by ilayor C P, Wallrrliig. Caipar Yost, editor of tho Olabr-Drmo- PBI, and .1 B, Smith, chairman of the nnanca rommitts for st uui. Mr. Walbfidga i hided Chicago baoanaa SO ra"f napuoucam in Illinois joined: me I l l Hooaa In 1U12. P. A. Stanton of los Angeles, member Of the Republican committee from Cali fornia, who lad the light for Smi Kran- claco, mad a rloleni attack on th Pro- giesvts. He confessed that he had no patience with the "pink ten" held by the League of Republican Clubs last night. In Which an olive braneh waa held out to the Mull Moose to return to the party. Member or tha Republican National l oniliuttfii who have been striving for party harmony moved naryouaiy in their eats while Mr. Stanton urged Repub cutis to put as.de Hie olive branch un til We Republicans In California can get n Whack at the Hull Moose." Representative Kahn, who followed Mr. Stanton, injured oil on the troubled waters He admitted he was anxious to see the li ogrcsslveM come twk Into th party rarKs. We w.mt the erring brethren, aid I Mr. Kahi.. "If they do OMIM back WO lette. who wants to have Wisconsin' In will elect our President: if they do not 1 dors merit of his candidacy. MILITARISTS HAYE FAILED, SAYS STRAUS; Must Be No Limit on Justice, : Hp Tolls Peace Con fereets WANTS UNION OF NATIONS CilAttt.r.hroN, S. C. Pec. 14.--Oscar S. Straus of New York told the Southern Commercial Congrse to-day that "we must develop a new conacUno which win put no geographloal limit uin rUht aivl Justice. " In an address which was one of the features of the conven tion's peace day. "We owe it to ourselves." Mr. Strnua said, "to humanity and to the world to lend our best effort and to make our fullest contrlbntlt.ii 10 thai reconstruction which must come. "Cinllaatlun has been undermined; the temples of the fats,, gods have fallen intu rulu. The most bar '.irlc and co lossal war ha;- not put Hod on trial, but man on trial. H ha put International relationship ' Oh trial. It has put ex pediency anil the doctrine of might on trial. It, ha revealed tho fart thai we cannot have one standard of morals within a nation and a lower standard between nations. All the machinery that has been devised m the past for the maintenance of peace has been left to volunteer efTott. The resort to treaties of arbitration to the Hague tribunal, to the oommtsaloni of Inquiry, war all voluntary. Wa must at leaal put forth as much eompelHni force for the preserva tion of peace as Heretofore ha been put fort In preparation for war." of the many schemes devlaed. Mr. Strauss said. none. In hi opinion, more merited deep conaldaratlon than the la-ague to Enforce Paac The Bahama to prevent wais, he egplalned, wue: 'First, all Justiciable ql.e-tiohs shall w .it to no International court; I, all questions that are not subject il determination shall be ub- jU.I'e nutted to a council ol con. iimiiun o.. hearing, consideration and recommend- lion. and. third, the Powers shall use their Join' fo es, economic and military. . against any or I their number J to war uitlwtit submitting Its I fereneea as provided In the provisions, ligation. Ths experimental work has been Such a artMIM was submitted by sir done. We know where the beat seed Is. Bdward Gray to Germany on July 30, 1 Here Is call for the cooperative leader 1814. Mr. Straus said, in an effort to pre- ehlp of the Government In. a work of vent the war, but too late, tie quon u the dc.spHt.'ll or the lllilill l-nruui which It wus promised that Great Britain would work for some agreetmnt with the other Powers' of the Entente to guaran tee jio bostlls pidirAauainst Germany. "We must sdUCdVl B new conscience which will put im geographical llmlta- tions upon rlgntamna jusu.t. no "To 'unlock tho portals' ror tne iuiurc pane and happiness of the nation, we oti.er instruments than the mmd use blood rusted keys or tne past, em ouier words, civilised man must recognize tnat th. re Is something more Important than h.s opinion that the federation or r.urope would be easier to bring about tnan was that of the Get man Umpire. "It Is dulto the vogue to refer with ridicule lo th two Hague xnventlone ai d to the .fforts if the pacifists to avert the catastrophe toward whicth Ku rope wit so rapidly drifting. Tin) ten dencies were In two diametrically oppo site directions, which have been graphi cally described as I'topia and Hell. If the pacifists who animated and encour aged thulr Governments to participate tn the Peace Conference at Tho Hague In lMCi and 1907 and who looked with some hopefulness upon tha results have met With disappointment, certainty they have not fallen further away from their Ideal than the mllltnrlstM in the Condition of hopelaaanen and-the remoteness of tho results tiicy aimed speedily to attain by the war which now SOgUlfs the world." Gov. Manning was elected chairman of tho House of Governors and Pr. Clarence. J. Owem secretary. ReaolUtloni were adopted by the Oov smors Indorsing the position of Presi dent Wilson in bis uddress to Congress. j I WAK REVENUE BILL REPORTED .. mm HOSig l I ineteU to iprivr the I t v iml u n Ti-fl u y . WAilf 1 NoTns , I 1 A By a Htrln ivirt VOti thi CommlttM on Way and M carta ordawd l report to-day on h ren ojlltlon rtH'OmmandlWg that the erner grnay Wgr raVI one aft be extended from Uecambar SI xt to Januiiry 1, 1!U7. Tin' raaollltlon was Introduced Imme diately on tin- gaaambUnfi of tho Mouse und will he pawed to-nmrrow. It will thin K" to tni Senate, whero It Ih ex pactid t" he put thro iKh In time to per mit President Wtlaon m apprfivo It be fore he HtartH on hin honeymoon Hatur day night. IndlMtlOIM KM that all tho Hntiaa Rapubllcgui will vote agalttHt the eatanaton reiolutlon If pt nerit plftni r earriod out the tr -houses will take a recr nn Sat uMay' which will extend to January v. l orno back I fear we may not do ao. Wa need them." RUSH FOR QUARTERS. Hotel Heaer-vatlone Inmhl It F1o of Inqalrlr. Ciiioaoo, Dae. 14. Tha aalection of Chlcaao aa tha Republican ronventlon city waa followed by a Hood of Inquiries for hotel reservation to-night. Klve of the nvowed cundldnte for the I'raaldentlal nomination have already I (rot headquarters at the Congree" Hotel. I Th.,. mmm o T ill ... t 1, ,, . .. ..,,,,. u., nhla K.nu. t fa, i A-nriimiM DUI L tor Hmlth of Michigan, ex-Vlre-l'imWent Kalrbanka of Indiana and Senator Sher- man of Illinois. Henry D. Kstabrook of ,lw Hpv Thomas V. Shannon editor of New York, who may decide to become a ,nB xrxr nrtll can,n on Secretary Lan (larV. horse, has reserved several rooms fU,x ,.jIy aIU) Hld before him details on different floors at the Cugrese of hardships Imtwsed on priests, nuns The New York delegation wired for nn, members of tho ChUrOh since the nlnaty rooms. Lafayette H. (Heason. In First Chief was recognised, charge of the arrangements for the New j According to the Information prcsen'ed York delegates, will be In Chicago the to Mr. Im sing, prlesta In certain sec latter part of the week to sign the con- ' tlona of Mexico have been nrderde, under tracts and piek tiie rooms. Senator Sherman, who will bo pre sented a Illinois' candidate for the Presidency, will have his pick of some of the more suitable quarter at tha Con gress. HLOIV AT LA FOLLETTE. (.or, Philip) Hmtm Hashes Is the Man lor Uconsln. Madison, Wis. Pec. 14. Gov. Phllipp In declaring that In hi opinion Mr. Hugihee la Uia only Presidential candi date upon whom Wlaoonsln Republican can unit appealed to-day to the Stat for an unlnetrooted delegation to the ReplbUcan National Convention. This Is the Oovernor s opening attack upon tho candhlaoy Of Senator l,a Fol- LANE ASKS BETTER COUNTRY SCHOOLS Larfro Majority of 'J-000,000 Studonts in tho Hurnl Districts. WOULD FI ND WATERWAYS Washinoton. Pec. 14 That Amerl- can scihooLi are not making sufficient progress is the statement of Seeretary Lane of the Department of the Interior palbta of owning any property. Kver. In his forthcoming unnual raport. Me' their homes are to Ih taken from them. deecrtlKss the counir" lii.'.poo.uoo Htu-lTh'' fwmaa of the clergy In Mexico aie I not the property of the Church, as In dent as our beat national aseet and the Cnlted State., but represent the urge that more attention b paid to savings of priests, rural schools. Women' 111 Refused. That tho tiurung of the rivers of the I'nluM States not only is eaaentla) for trie safety of life and property but In. the economic development f the (untry is another (oint the Secretary will take mission to devise ways and mean tor - providing necessary fund ruination Is I Tne report aaya In part ; Indeed our foreinwet Industry from whatever point of view It may be re-1 garded. Vet 1 am assured that It ha made lea progress than any of our other Industrie during the past thirty year. "There is no dia-'ulsing tho fact that we hawa a most difficult problem in the I nltcd stutes. A majority of our scnool chlldten are in rural school. KT9 our ! rural schools doing :heir part In making Ufa in the country desirable" An am- bitlous paop I will go where aducatk) can be hail ror tlielr children. The old fashioned one momad arthnnlhmlaa whlnh noldg forty or fifty ungraded pupils, havllur but a Blftarl teacbei- who l.ou. nothing but tXHiks, not modern in stitution. though great men have laraad from its door. "It may he all that the ceuntr afford where many schools are tallied, but It I not all that th country I can ufforj )f riools are grouped and I e,raiIe, t,mtltuted. The richest state , tnB i;nlon hlu, ov 4 0u .,,hnol tns (.haractar, wherein the teachers are paid lea than competent farm hands "The problem Is only one of Donular- supreme value to the State. Secretary Lane then turn hi atten tion to waterway projects. He does not believe the nresenl veneration hnol.l bear the entire cost of Improvements winch he advocates, and therefore favors some bonding or credit plan. "How this great work can b crr!ed on calls for constructive thought, not merely on the engineering side, but upon the financial side as to wvs and I means by which the lands reclaimed shall be made to bear In some degree the burden of the expense, his report reads. "A to the funds which will be needed they mount Into such figures us to he staggering, and I can see no hope that this work will he adequately under taken without the Government advancing Its credit and Investing directly some of Its own funds. "A commission to devls ways and means by which the States and private "ssewwra u mm iiu, uuvernmem " fJ"' io. worn none nrciiiD inn m ,,,., e nrrucu ooo y 111,11 on which will report upon engineering methods." DONIGAN FINDS HIMSELF. loulsvlllr Alan MUalna; Three Weeka, Iteeid ol llirn. A nowsiiiiirr .ic'iiuni of a g-oncral alarm ent throug-liout tho country for hint yesterday mprrdnjr awoks Henry rraix'l Domcan, president und (enerul manaser of the Keintuoky Ritn ami Shaft Company of Lonlcvllle, Ky., to th realisation that he had been wander -ln for three wwks while Ills friend solium him. Mr. IlonUran dlsaptxarrd from hin homo on Novetnlior 23. Nothlnit mon aa heard of him save a loiter which h posted from the Hotel Alhert in this city soon after hi dlaitppearanoa. it developed yesterday, however, that h went to Florida, Bluyed there until last Saturday, whan he returned to New York and put up at tho Hotel Chelsea. Yesterday morning he road the news paper aooount and realised what lie had done. Tho UMilsvlUe man Immediately called up Dr. Iwls;ht Hunter, a lo friend. at the Hotel San lli-nm and told him of his poKlit. Dr. Hunter took Mr. Donl Uii'i to his home, wln-ro he dlag-iKitied tho .-use Um a mild lo uf mn)or Husi ness worries and the loss of an uunt who was dear to him were aarrihed hy lir. Hunter aa tho caua of Mr. Iionl- aan's trouhle. He will remain In New S'ork for a short ret nnd -will fo home In a few day. taafrta Call Ho tn Color. Zt'Blcii, Dec. 14. Aocorrtlna to word received here to-day Austria has called to the color rh clas of eonatatlne of all' hoy who wlH he 11 year old a! year. PRIESTS FORCED TO HARRY IN MEXICO Catholic Clergymen Tell Lan sing Carranza Has Broken Pledge to U. 8. TELL OF NEW CRUELTIES Wasiiivoton, Pec. 14 Declaring that Clnrranxii has violated every pl.-dge given by him to the American Government e gardlng guarantees of religious llbe-ty Mgr. Francis C. Kelley, president of the Calholle Chon-li KelaffHSlae .el.tv nml pain uf exile, to violate their vows and marry. Others have been required lo cast aside their clerical girb and d ren in pon blankets. At Ouadalajara the Catholic t'nlver slty and the chapel war partially rt. etroyed. Uatholln women In M ire la have been refused pes mission to go lo (onfesslon and in the same Slain u Cath olic cathedral Im- been turned into u haadquartan for the Obraro Mundlnl a Masloan organltatlon vorresiwiidinK to the Industrial Workcra of the World In this country. Ula Pledge. ljnored. Although Caeranxa gave pbilges lo the in ted State that ho would guarantee rellitlous liberty as a condition of hi obtnlnlug recognition from iha Cnl'td Slat's and the si Latin American Pow ers. Mgr. Kelley told Mr. Lansing that not t ie slightest vestige of such religious freedom has been granted. On the con trary, he declared that Carranaa's rJov a mors in rarioua .states were iu1 ig arbitrary decrees ugainst the Catholics wbencer it pleased them. Ho lemlndcd tho Secretary of State that th latter, six weeks ago, had sug gested to Pather shannon an appeal to Carranza, through KllaeO Arrendondo, the new Mexican Ainbass ..lor to the United States Although such an appeal was made and although Arrvdondo expressed much sympathy, no relief, Mgr Kelley said, lias resulted. Aivording to th' two prleats Secn-tary Linslng manifested InUCB Sympathy during the conference and promised to do what he could to bring about an Im promevent In tho situation. "From letters whlnh we have receive I at Chicago and San Antonio," said Father Kelley, "we know that antl-re-llgious laws and decrees are oon.tJintly being Issued. "For example, in Yucatan the lnv- ernor ha ordered ..11 priests b marry H"d to work eight hours a day In tho public offices or ba expelled. In the north eleriEvinen have been made Inca- "In (luadalajara the uniersity jni th chap have been partially daatroyad Th, facultl! of law arid medicine have been euiioresse.!. In Morelia a osraonal anneal to C.irranxa bv Catholic women asking him to suppress the decree was refused They even have gone , f.ir lis to forbid clergymen from wearing overcoats. They mist dfx In poor. bianketa. "All this has been done siin-e the ledge was made for religious liberty. and all absolutely against the Constl tutlnn of Mexico. Before recognition th Pepartment of State Insisted on having tho religious liberty pledge, and Car- ransa' , representative gave it. Yet in if the fact that Mexican rapn - spltfl sent. itives have stated that ihero Is no reason iv the clergy rmn.it go back, Msaporta have been refused them. "Most of the new rees have been issued ny individual Governors ana Hie uueatlon arises can Carranaa control these Governors frankly I do nol think he earr. I want to emphasize the fact thai th! w nor pr's ullnll to which we object, but arbitrary dacrs "Six waaks ago at Secretary Lansing's suggestion pr. Shannon saw Mr. Arre- dondo, who informed him that there waa no reason why th clergy w ho h oi been SxPS'leO snouio riot and expressed tha g0US troubles ol IO back to Mexico ellef that the pe. Mexico could be straightened out. I 'l1" Kalley denied thai the Catholic i iiurcn was in pounce in nvniw, Askad whether the catholic nnuron in Mexico and tills country would ever resign itself to carranaa nrau or tne Government in Mexico lie declared thai with the Catholics it was a "question if principles, not men" "Our talk w'.lli -Mr. ionising nils mane us very hopeful that be will do something I ' I"" u" r"d to these outrage JUSt what he did not indicate.' an AMERICANS HELD. Villa sierklna Ransom t.rnln Pol- onrd hy i a no I. 8b Paso, Tex., Dec. 14. Thirty Amer icans from Madera are being held pris oner by Villa at Chihuahua, report from Chihuahua to-day said. The Americans sent their fanilllea out Milder. i before the arrival of Villa. N'e- Otlatlona are under way between Hi Pearson Lumber Company nnd Villa for the release of the prisoners. Oen. Pablo SaJnes. who killed Gen. Iublo l.una In a duel recently In Juarix, has tieen executes! for Insubordination. 1'he latest act of Oen. Sainex w to kill Mexican coachman and a woman while drunk. Villa official rlalm to have advices fruni the Yaqul Valley It Sonort to the effect that Carranxa troops stationed there have refused flatly to give protec- lion to Americans from the raids by Yaqul Indiana. A large experimental tatlon of the Hichardain CongtrUOllon Company was attacked and til supenn- tendent and employees forced to llee Varloua aralns that OOUId not lie carried off wre mixed with poison, records and Instrument were destroyed in d the plant wrecked. DID YOU GET ANY OF EM? V. X. Prlnlrd HIH.UIW.TIN Nheel of Note and Hand In int.". Washington, free. 14 The tremen dous volume of currency produced n !!'!5 Is dlsc'oeed In the annual report of In rector Halph of the lluieiui of BiyrfVilU and Prlntlnu mad puldio lo-dsy, The report, shows that the bureau diii In the year'rompleted 71.112.U0O sheets of United Htates notes and certificates , jojg Tracy P. Madden, replying to a for the Treasurer of the United Btktaa I raqusat from Commandant H K. Crant, U.SOO of Its bonds for the division of tI y for facts concerning the news loans and OUrranoy of the Treasury Da paper report thai SS u Mngistrato he parttnent. 1,1SS,IS snteis m-nsuinai gave Tony Ferrurn me aiteniailve of bunk notes and Is, 590.000 of Kidnral nlng to Jail or entering tho navy, ex reserv noten for the Coinplroller or tho paned that Kerraro was not a crlmlnul Currency. , and had not been charged with theft Mr. Ralph State! thut compared with I but with vnrrnnoy. the deliveries of the tlsi'sl year 1914, judge Madden wrote that he Informed there was an Increase of 157 per cent. F,.rraro that he would give htm one In national banks and Federal reeerve WePk In which to seek employment, note and a decrease of s.SG per cent. In whereupon Kerruro said that he always I 'nltod States notes, certificates and , had an ambition to go Into the navy, bonds ) The Judge told Commandant Orant that The director discloses that the bureau h advlnd Kerrnro thai this was the already has felt the effect of the dyetuff best thing any young man could do. famlna resulting from the European war. and ha heen forced to utlllre soma sub- Utute dye In avlntlng greenback and yellowback W MEXICAN RAIL SERVICE A JOKE, SAYS OBSERVER Few Trains Run, Graft Abounds, Business Is Paralyzed and Bread Lines Are Everywhere in Evidence U. S. Reports Prove False. "r MARK 8. W4TS(. Maxico Citt, Pec. 8. Thcj-e arrived to-day (kdayed copien of an American pper Of November 9, tho San Antonio ntfffan, containing an article under Washington ilato line carrying n state ment puriairtlng to come from the State Pepartment. The foreign colony here, which has made many efforts to have eompbtn statements concerning Mexico come from the, Stale Pepartment, read this with Interest and amusement. The etitement solemnly asserts that In Mexico peaco Is r-stored and suffer ing relieved, that business Is better than at any previous time during tho revolu tion, that the shops are well Blocked and patranlaadi that the railroad are run ning on regular schedule, and that their properties have been given back to tha companies which own them. These astonishing statement fall to find v rlflcatlon In thn capital or Its en virons or the sections from which re ports come at all. An automobile ride of twenty kllometraa aouthaaat of the national palace this morning b -ought one within range of the almost con tinuous lighting between tho Qovarn ment aid the Zapata forces. A walk In any direction from th na tional palace will bring one to a I read line. Bn the QorarnnMBt paper con tain daily recitals of the greatest t um ber of burglarlea since th organ'sed looting by the Incoming or outgoing arrolea, Merchant Fare (.rnft. Tho reatOCktng of th stores has not been carrud n In a manner which could be called striking With Ml military authorities exacting 3, i pe-os a car It 'lain, unadorned graft from the man who wishes to move freight from Vera Crux tha rate is still rising ---the mer chants are not er.couraged to do much transporting. If business In letter than it was r mus: ba ran lumbered thai for a time tiv shops were not open nt all. It does not take a heavy amount of buying to BhOW an Improvement over the zero point. Itut Iha misstatement about t.!.e rail load operations is what has mad the few admirers of the American jvollcy shake their heads i.e i-I'mI; The rail- ,ne hundreds roads have not l-on returned to the I Au ,heM( far,, ui, have been fur. Ootnpanle and tha Admmiaratlon knOWa I nlahed by any government representa .t Ivveti Oen, Carranza has made ti" tlV( fhe Americans and Kuiopeans such assertion. Ma did say that the : anrt' R many Mexican as well rooda would be returned when military i pjpresn surprise at the failure of the exigencies no longr required their ten- I mate Pepartment to make inquiries (ire by the i lovernment. lie gave no fr(OT) momt, one w ho would know. Instead indioatlon ss to how ions thai will t. . )f reyin on the raoofnlaad aismrdities Thli I' a matter which an office hoy 1 1)f ouvous;y Administration In- !n the State Department could have as- formants. certalned by telephoning the nearest! There arrived heie last week three broker The American capital and brains kjprrlonn who had sen this statement which buill the railroads are able to - : ... home town north of the It'.o give Washington picciso Information about t hem. tie roads, or what remains of gMMlon.lMIO namnfr llone. Tiie damaca is admitted by the Meal can Uovernmenl to approximate Is'1.- OOO.'K'IU gold, or We'd over a billion Jiesos at current exchange Legally the (lov- WANTS "ROLL CALL" WOMAN NEARLY HALTS TO FIND TRAITORS SECURITY MEETING Defence Leader Vrget Need of Interrupts Lafayette Young's Sorting Trnc Americani Effielenrj lalk Resolu Knuii Disloyal. lions A.Uo Lost. A national roll call to ascertain who and who Is not loyal to the I ruled adVOcatad by Henry A. Wise ihalrman of tha conforanos com I ' 1 - " Wood. I niltjce on national prepared tie as tho i result of tha stand taken by Allan U Benson In a debuts on preparedness at I Cootie r I'nion recently Mr. WoihI de- nouncea ihe speaker, who declared : "If to be patriotic means to g;v my appro- val and pel baps inv 1110 l enforce tho ; i,,ws of the ruling cias.-es ol this country, I Bm patriotic." Mr. Wood a. so st- i.n-ks t lie airneiice wnicn uppiaiuueH bvii i nun. "Th ie incidents," said Mr Wood, based mam the beliefs, which ' were m,..i wholly to poaseaa Iha audience, that so long as they are employed at , gi od wages and nor asked to risk their Uvea they are ns wining 10 nve uuoer one novrnmenl ss another; thai a Hag. I no matter what nag, means nothing to them. They see In an attempt to resist Invasion only the probable lose of em ployment. of personal propen ami life. Tney ucoorningiy i'i'"" ") 'V"" of armamen . icey re,-e..i " mar is wuuiiy -""" "'" " '. "J patriotism and constitute- not an tmtm ill 'w Kin in fui ' . ' v-:irtnP9rx. 'u-h hi. cxhlbltlnn of tho uiiwilHnic rtMM of nomn to coiitPtbntf1 to the w?l- jj f;iri of all. ub wn dlte1Med at Oeoptr l I lion. KKPHI .lllli'HK man i iii iign im :ulvimihllltv of n n;itton:il roll Mils nr . know wtr(, wn XiU To .!, a, ,1, rritl.'ftl period who are I. , not ,ov,., Americans will ... , ,,,,,, vlue not alone In i-,-. 0,ir w,,,kneH po that Instant ,.,,,, ai,, mav t. S0Dlld hut In tench- , hleh eaanlas of tha earth gr anrthv of cltlrensMp snd which are not. -.Mr. Allan U Benson, who n roused hit l.luUnra l,v his attacks on tho cnpltal'st ,., Mi,i' K was an American whose nceston had been here 301 years. It jj Tlot Reem to occur to Mr. Benson, ninvelf km American, enu iuefl In grOUa 1ME HM audlem e of forelun DiOOO atpiinai I th protection of hi own country, ttuil lie tond In pretty mm h ttie stioes or tnnt type of a man that is hiinued for trenson In limes or war. nn" rno-e Bmiaoi cltliens who arc pre-iclr'n wiin nones.iv the doctrine of dfencelsna looked with me Into the facea tit Cooper l-r.lon. thev would haVS come sway wdth tire utiiii determination to make our control of the sens so effectual tlint no nation slinll lie nhle n put to tiie Jest thi' security f tire doora ubniit which swiirnif so qntrUstWOrtlty n element of our population.14 NOT "SENTENCED TO NAVY." Yunkor JadeTS Youth, a Va gnnt, Ued III Advice, Tonkkhs. N Y . Pec. 14. Acting City In Sunday's issue of This Spn It wsh auld that Kerrnro wa "arraigned on a technical charge of vagrancy In connao- tlon with chicken thefts." ern.nent which aeised tha railroad prop erties must pay. Actually but that la another of the problem ahead Of Car- ranta. Tho accuracy of the railroad chd ulee could also have been profitably In vestigated by tho State Pepartment. which could have found from John W Slllitnan. special agent for the United State with Carransa. some of the diffi culties he encountered In a short trip from I'ledrati Negras to Hermanos. whero ho rejoined the First Olilef. It would have learned that after two davs wait Mr. Sllllman boarded a train nt 4 :30 A. M. a train without win dows, lights, upholstery or even a bell i ord and Anally got under way at s o clock, only to stop ao frequently that for long etratche burro on the nearby road were making better time. It might have lawn learned that there ware wreck all along th wy and that It took the train forty houra lo oovar 410 kllometraa. It might have learned that days paew without nny pkenger tra-lna appearing If It hail waited until to-day It would have learned that for two davs not a train moved out of tho capital, in or over the trunk lines. Service of an apathetic, nature waa resumed to-day, with passengars riding on tho cowcatch er of locomotives, on the roofs and cllngln to the oil tanks That I a Miopia of the railroad erv Ice which tha State Pepartment appear to find jcittafacfo V With tho once ml- I mlrablo railroads In the hands of the military the shipper pays graft as methodically as he pays the legitimate charges, ami tha graft approximates ten times as much as tho legitimate charge. Tho army's patriots who are stationed along a rnllroad line are In no hurry to have th properties restnr-d. llnnarrnm Roadbed. Tho roadbed Is In dangerou condition nnsl there is a hopeless shortage of qulprnant The Mexloan Railway, the "yueen's Own," the beautiful Kngllsh built road from Vera Crux to the capital, formerly had eighty-nine locomotive. It now has evcn In good working con dition. The losses of freight cars cannot he estimated, but the charred n mains of those visible from the main highway . ,, , ninnls-r awav up In )lr,,d nd. lonv'.nced that go.nl times had come with a rush and there was ample work available In Mex'c, came to Mexico city. The-- of course found no work and appeared at the American legation to Inquire where they were to find it. The net result was that they received gnftloiant funds to take them back home. Efficiency was the nvk on which the meeting of the National Sei urlty 1-eagu. yesterda at Hotel AstOr was almost wrecked. Just nt the point where for mer Senator l.afavette Yourg of Iowa had asserted that he had rather he free than efficient Mrs. Anne Nathan Mayer, In the audience, interrupted him to aa) : '! am I. red of all this sprejtdeaglelsm." While tho Senator wa attempting to regain hi polss after this unexpected attack she continued : "1 protest agaliuvt Senator Toting being willing to shamble along almut ttelng free and Inefficient We can be a democracy and yet be as efficient as Switzerland and Krance." There were liolh applause and hisses, which amounted almost to a riot. KhViency was again disturbed when It was discovered that some one had for KOtten to bring a copy of the resolution ailing for a more efficient army and navy, which the meeting was called to adopt. Three unsuccessful attempts were mudo to frame tho resolution from memory, and finally It waa decided to ive the matter to the dlaereilon of the , executive committee The meeting wa presided over by Joseph II. Choate. honorary president of VUgUm. -Mr. Choate ald am convinced that the country 1 not pre pared to meet an attack and that the need for national defence I unquestion able. The wholo force of the nation Is needed in support of a vigorous pro Kr. inline of national defence. Much needs to be done. What It 1 I do not know. it "hould Is? left to th skilled experts of both branches of the service to advise Conares on what Is needed '' W'"1 retard to th President's recent message to ConfrM aiid th defence 1 acalrUrl enemies wltliin the country Mr. t'linate said: 1 attention of the league has not , oen attracted yet to our domestic enemle. The President, however, ha me army and navy und the power of the 1 Ciovornment back of him, and I bellevo j UlNI ne win db anie to cope with them i wnnoui me resori inarms. t uner speakers DaSJOaa the former Sen- a lor, .Mr. i noate anil tne extemporaneous 1 speaker, Mrs. Meyer, were former Scc- reiar) "i nar usury i niimson, Meiny A Wise Wood, member of the Naval Advisory Hoard ; J. Mayhsw Waluwi igli' and others. I CURB PUT ON HOTEL CLERKS. .llltlnc Itulr that I he I an I Ask Too Many It urt Ion. "Hotel kprS arc not requlrewl to make, an Inquisitorial lnvestiguttun Into tho ohara ter nnd condition of thoss seeking adnil.selon an guests. Such a procedure would naturally 1, regarded its liwolont and might result not only In losing legitimate patrons, but Inviting criminal and civil proMocutlon." Them- words were Included tn nn opinion handed down yesterday In the W'oat Side. Court by Magistrate P.reen, who waa hearing a rase u gain. si Charles K. CalTOl, night clerk of the Motel Truy. more In Went Fifty-eighth afreet, ac cused of letting rooms In the hotel for Immoral puiiori. The dnfcnduiit wa dlechangad on tin- grounda that It had not been proved that ha knowingly anil willingly admitted couples to hla hotel whom he know were not lawfully mar ried. "A hotel clerk," continued the Matls trate, "cannot bo expi-cted to n-meuiher SVary face ho see when thoy liuinher U00 every day. Tim sly method uaed by the detncalvew In gaining arlmlaaiuu to I th., Traymoro would no doubt get Uiein into any Dotal in tola city," . What better there be than a box of ay 100 of these perfect cigarettes. 25 cents for 10 Caw Tip SELF-DEFENCE PLEA BY AUSTRIA LOOKED FOR CIpntwMMl run irs( PBgOi taking charge of Austrian or Turkish submarine for the purpose of evading the assurances given by (lertnany a to the lawful Ootid UCl of Herman siihmarlno warfare. Kfforts to get from responsible State Pepai-tuient officials an exptesslon of opinion us to whether this (lovern ment regarded Herman naval command mmm .... Aoaf,.i:.t lib or rtns ;, . being )l0unrt by these assuram es were unavail ing. The whole nltiuitlon with respect to the Austrian oontroversv Is UfldaratOOd to have been discussed at to-day's meet ing of the Cabinet. Memrber of that body, apparently under Instructions from the rresldent, declined lo dus-usa the conclusion i aauliadi In both American official circles and In quarters close to the (Jennan and Austrian ombiissles It wan notl 'eable to day that there was no change In the op timism expressed yesterday. CRITICISED IN GERMANY. Mole lloea ,oi Aicree With Aus tria's Mand, m .iniprr. BW4N, via London, Pec. It The Cologne Otttatf sy thut the American statement of fMcts In the Ancotia note does not correspond with the Austrian official report, which asserted that the Ancona was tired upon only after she at tempted to es ap'. and that sh waa torpedoed only after fifty minutes grace for saving imseepeers wa allowed. "According to this." say the Untrtte, "the measures adopted by the submarine were adequate to Insure the safety of tiie lives of non-combatajits, and the high phrases of the note regarding humanity and International law tire directed to the wrong ad-Ires." The 1'itft. atler commenting on Ameri can celerity in sending the note as con trasted with weeks, and 111 the case of the British blOckadS note even month, of delay in inaugurating negotiations with other ( !overnments, says "The reason may parhapi ba sougtit In the fad that Congress Is now 1 In session anil President Wilson, wlrh a new rraaidantiai campaign at wishes to gamer aa much sue possible for h.s policy.' 'Poo y.niHnn in" Wiling of hand ce.s as thinks it remarkable that tha United States Government "has not given a more careful examination to the facts before seeking prompt satisfaction for the American demand." The Rbanlah rVesfpaaMaia amrttr, published at l-sen. finds two -weak isiints In tlif- ri'te tlrst, that arrauge mants with one belligerent, Germany, have no validity for Austria Hungary; secondly, dial firing upon tha AnOOna was the only measure to prevent the already attempted tllgln The Gtafeffs axprcssea the conviction An Ironing Board FREE WE are introducing a new tvpe of GAS IRON this week. GAS IRONS aave their users thousands of strps. Visi' one of the following offices and see the irons demonst rated No. 157 Hester Street No. 130 E. 15th Street No. 36 Union Square No. 112 W. 42d Street Courtlandt Av. & 148th St. No. 173 Hunter Avenue, Long Island City "Tht Right Way Is ike Gas Way" Consolidated Gas Company of New York GEO. B. CORTELYOU. 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SpfHal Cable Iirpair tc Tin: s IOMtHiN, Pee. 14 The !( Br rill papers received in Ivondnn show a grow ing resentment against the 1'nlte.i stvs which the C.erman i ensorship doei seem to desire to stlflr, as during. submarine controversy. The papari in allowed to print a wireless messagi r m New York under date of December I sertlng that public opinion In the f. .. States H strong! v aroused agalnil Oi . many as a oonso.unoa of "exagge ratal press reports," alleging violation of re, trallty and Intrigues In Mexico and slat In consequence of the proaecUMoni neutrullty eases. Count von Iteventlow, ivtiting . Tafffttrit M(7, says; "President Wlleon's meseage t' - nott to Austria on the euiklng of thi- An one the recall of the German military -d naval attaches ami the apparent co- stantiy more Immoderate attacks or v.- American newspapers on Oar ma I German confront us with ths qui 'What are the Intentions and obje ' uf the policy Mr. Wilson i pur ulhi i these points?' "Profound o-stonlshmeiit prevalh i thi country, it is Impossible to reply to the question because for BOnli tlnv a intercourse between the German 4 American ( '.ov. i iiruenls ha ! i ducted tn haemal leal aeeeaev. bur n. p"t refrain from recalling thai erto Germany has met the Americai - n ( plaints and wishes In an txtremel) v -PV-r'.lri rrous mariner. (ine neeils onl- member the temporary abandonme : ' subruarine warfare airalnst tlreat Britain mid the various assurance: n German Govcrnmi-nt gave ifler ,v Arable afTair. "If. ns the New York dee e dtcate, American demands are el made on the l.usltanta affair, ( unahle. In view of all the past event repress our surptlse" Count von Iteventlow cot idi - l sertlng that "President Wilson, h lost the support of the Gem i- V cans, is trying In capture pr If -9TVl The Iron sells for $3.50, but this week each pur chaser of one of these GAS IRONS will be pre sented with an Ironing Board that sells at retail for $1.50. 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