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A GREAT NATIONAL ASSET.
THE WEATHER F Plan to realize full benefits of our national Unsettled to-day ; pro! parks to be urged in Congress. An important feature. IN THE SUN NEXT SUNDAY. morrow. Highest temperature yesterday, Jft; ,30. Detailed weather, man and murine re; VOL. LXXXIII. NO. 112. NEW YORK, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1915. cop.,, oa. . a, s- it...i.p n.rf roiaiai Am-mim PRICE TWO CENTS. r ADOO PHONES WALL ST. ABOUT GARY DINNER Vda Faction Makes Peace; Gives Up Army to Carranza; War Ends in North Mexico K0EN1G A TOOL; SUPERIORSARE TO BE EXPOSED BRITISH FACE CRISIS, SAYS LLOYD GEORGE V. S. Waits for Austria .ALLIES YIELD to Repudiate Admiralty 's ! AT GALLIPOLI; Report or Sever Relations ARMY SHIFTED T,nmiln. Too. Asks Why Garrisons of Juarez and Other Cities Take Oath of Alle Colonel AVas Guest and jinnee to First Chief Villa Said to Be Its Portent. on Way to Border. Information for Berlin Prophesies Defeat Unless Final Note Now in the Hands of Vienna Officials Per Suvla and Anzae Positions. Won at Heavy Cost. Abandoned. Shipped to Washing (treater Efforts Are Put Forth. mits No Argument on Ancona Sinking Without First a Disavowal. ton in a Trunk. Sun. I0OHE MAY PICK SAME DATE AS 0. 0. P. "Anything to Brat Wilson" Taken as Motive of tiie Gathering. fadga dinner of last Pr1day siir.t t ! oi- Roosevelt waa the rj' of honor continued to be the chief op; of political contnaitt bare yattar ,jj ,. - iit iti assertion of the Colonel af others thai it had no political sig- nlfl. Mice. Those who attended continued ' keep their counsel conotrnlng what setaally look place and Cot Roosevelt, who Is the rallying ioint of ail the etailp regarding what might i the rfrnlfiCtnc of It. let It be known that h foul I n uke di further comment until t-r Si rear I Wh.le Hi diners persisted In shunting eg Inquiries, there were Indications In otio" 'i letters thai t lit- political poant idltif if thit gathering of men of large eat nuking I strong appeal. In Vail Ktreel i kindled the ardor of men ahn hive been engrossed !ri war Ojeltl It Waan'l long before th word fH sbn I that Secretary McAdoO waa dog the long distance telephone to aak Ml friends In the flnanclal district as to hat it all meant. Tnn"lt "efkl rnl Too. Je- 'i P. Tumulty, secretary to the p j li ' ilea made inquirl s as to how :hf Res i f the dinner was belna" taken. js e illy as he anxious to know what tks ig together of captains of in ssttr) loth si l i of the big pollttotl enc Intll I ted to tboi who do iuslness iow Pulton street. Paul m Warburg of the Federal He- SVTi Hoard, who vised to be a member K . n, Loeb & Co . cants to town yea t: :.i R -ort had it thai he bad made i hurneo trip to find out for hlmaelf rhy Jacob H. avidrr, always a stanch Pan ''-.t, wna among the guests, gverybody admitted that the xplana ion ill.' r was Just a soc.al' gathering la- s rood one. but the idea iwreisled jgp . . 'ok.ni had been Invited for bom ei wr purgggsi - - Th. lira Interpretation put upon the v ' s is 'hat Judge Oary and his rr - ranted to oonaull Col. Roosevelt W t" hat he thought the Republican party ought to do In the coming eam galfl lthers thought thai the diners very clear l.Jea of what the Ite pjMI i party ought to do and merely tented to find out what the Colonel . gull , to do. Again there was the "P.: :...t the proposition th.u Presi aVai Will in must Us beaten at all 1" la had been put to the Colonel and lie had bean .isk.d not to do anything -Sir. would lend to disturb that pro gramme. nichard V. LitldabUfy. counsel for the ltd -' Steel Corporation, who Judge liary'H guests, in-lined mmi nt On the dinner, but he did axe . shot at President Wilson, when mentioned th.it he was one of the nan who '.-ued President Wilson to rVlnceton and run for llovcrnoe if .Ne Jersey and had thereby helped IS boon ,i. nto the Presidency Mr. ah iry said: l'ea : mppoee Ifs true, but I'll nevr In. I'll naver do it again." Manas miu? Meet jane 7. C on the dinner was inevl teblj d wltb the well authent'etia Progressive leadera have ' unslderlng the advlaablluy of their nntloMl convention in CbU -' June 7. the date of the Rapub. ' ratherlng, Oeorge w. Perkins au kald that It would not he held uaul i ' der partita got through, but ago there came .wtrday the "1- ... Harold Ickes. . i. airman of '- il ' party. I,;. 1 made a' res ': HI'1 'he Colonel the Congress ,0' thi period of the Republican Ths Prog SSSlvt National e wl meet In Chicago on Jan fix the date for the. party s "' v lind If June 7 Is fixed many "rein i,..r,. n,,t i, surprised. Mr I. Ins was willing yesterday to ' ' i I, but not about the t.ary ' H appears to be convinced that in eteris of reactionary leaders in '' H can party who were respon split In the party In 1911 i attempt the same thing Hey 41 1 tnen. the -lo." said Mr. Perkins. - vote Mill some out against Nutti u dl i in IMI." Should nominal Justice Wtu wouldn't the Progressive party ind'.i.e him?" Thai i -.r.t tn ho considered," he said 'T; - I gresslvtt can't follow t-ecatise ' ' of 'Me States there are lawn MrSJi indorsing," M - -.id further that In his PI 'hi-g s or has been wrong I'll ' l:etubllca,n isir'.y. but with the 7-r' 1 have f listed themselves upon I the leaders of It. ' ' these leaders Ignore the eo( the people as tiey did In 1S12." ' ; 1 . "I'm afraid that Col. Roosevelt lo lie drifted." ' I' 1 I iu heard of any movement to W ' ! Ko sevell the candidate of the rtopuh "an party?" I I iv not, and I'm not bothering ' the Republican party. I have ' " ,L' do running the Progressive J..rty.'' i you Link "ol. Ko sevelt Intends S)te candidate?" "' ' notn 'lie Of Col, Roosevelt's In ' ' I have talked bi nobody who Viie' rklns added th-at while In Chi" '"'' It V hs . ad made arrarigements national gutbarlng of nis party ' the Progressive would ro tin ..head with their own rv.nven- t.O' t. r:s main object is wilson defeat CeleeH llellevea Welfare of Coun- tr llrmaada It. ' II MOWN, Per. The Gary dln- "' U Col H's.evi-ll has aroused great Continued on luurth Pops, AMERICAN MINES El Paso, Tex., Doe. 10. Oen Fran cisco Vllla'e revolutionary faction in Mexico surrendered to-day to the da faoto governmerrt, was Incorporated into the Carransa foroe and all organised re bellion stgalnM the newly ertalillshed (Jovernmert In the northern part of the republic ended. As a rtrst set following peace terms the garrison In Juarez, opposite I'J Paso, took the oatn of allegtaiire to Carransa, Temporarily 'here are no changes In of ficial. Oen. Franrti-co Villa declined to sur render. Tile turnover wue made by his officials followlr g their de-Malon to re nounce Mm. The peace ag reemervt waa sirned at noon to-day In the CaTiinsa consulate. In Kl Paso. The folsswlng staixment wne given out by Ciena. Manuel K. Hand a. Roberto Llmon, Dduardo ,Vniulon aiid Flavlano Pallia. repreier.tlng the Villa faction, and Andieas CSarcia and E. Hon ano Bravo, Consul and Vlce-Ooneul, rureeentlng Carransa, with CSen. Joee Y.vtbel Kohles and Wylvestne Terraxas, Villa's former State Seeiw.iry at Cbihualiua. as wlt I. -eaes : At the city of Kl Paso, the !0th day of l OSmbar there the purtloa of the tlrst part and second part ivre named i, the parlies of the second laart m-i.'. that some days ago In the city of Chi huahua, Kranclsoo Villa agreed with them to leave the leadership of the so-called Constitutionalist army, and that tie y were and now are dis posed to recognise the Constitu tionalist government headed by cltlxen Vnustlano Carranxa and UBpOttd armed struggle against that government ; that they communi cated tel-'grannically to Francisco Villa list night the agreement to which they had come with thi Conaul yesterday afternoon, to extend amnesty to them and give them guarantee f their Uvea, that thev did not receive any anawer fr-.m Villa, 'out on the oontmry iiave learned that he left; Chlhuxhu.. with some fons-s for the south, Hope to Mop strife. The above named ofllcera state that notwithstanding this d fsCtiOfl of Villa from his remiutioti to wltndraw from the struggle tney, undsnrtanding tiuit their decision is i he only patriotic way to atop the fraternal strife-, declare that fro.n this minute, 12:30 In the afternoon, Deeeinhey 10, they recognize the Conaittiutlonallat Oowarnmont of lltXlOO in their ow-n najnes anl in the names of Oen. Fidel Avlla and other military leaders, who turn over 4.0U0 men and have heretofore agreed to fhl contract and who do now agree to cease sail armed strife aealnst the eild Qovarntlitnt and place the city of Jua-ez In the hands of Conaul 'larcla. Ptirthermore. the allegiance of the gar rlsw ns of tluadnlupe. San Ignaclo. Villa Anuirtmla. CaaM Orandos and othrs are Included. Thay rtiesit that they ahall not he punished for political Of. I'eiioea committed during the armed struggle re.iueet'ng amnesry for thein MlVea, th.ir isildlers and civil em ployees and that the Government shall not piwecufe In foreign larala thow; who trLiy iKt remain In the country. Consul Garcia aooeptad the f.ffer of '.he chieftains to cease civil strife and having been duly authorised by the Flint Chief of the Constitutionalist army he her-by .-oricedes In thla act full arid complete amnesty for the Uvea of the chiefs, offloaTSi troops and civil emple1ei ahova named, p. te-in.- un ierst.ssl thai among the ss-ldier are not to be Included either Francisco Villa, or Hlpollto Villa, nor among the civil employe imcsoni wh.a have oc oupted the pogitlotia or afa now min isters of state, wsrvtunes "f ' the so called Conventionalist government Consul 'l.irclu state,! tlfc'il the io amment is free to use the service of tlie aa.nestb'd stddiers and the trr-ops as his Qovarnmani may 'see nt. Consul 1-ro.rola also agreed to take care of '.he needs of theae troop as soon us this lias Dean ratified by the citizen First Chief of trie Constltu- MonaHst army. Not BtOBJ a nlnfe. Tlie conference fo-day was a continu ance of one which opened Sunday In Kl Paso. There was no excitement, not even a salute, when the change of gov ernment took place In Juarez this after noon. The surrender formally occurred after the sighing of the pea v agree ment, when the commander of the Juarez garrison wag asked by the Consul In K! Paso Q continue In command for the present. Col. Hlpollto Villa, brother of Oen. Villa, who has been his brother's per sonal representative In Juarez, attended the conference at Bhtl h tlie surrender took pluve. Ills wife has been here since Friday. I'ol. Hlpollto Villa appeared at 10 o'clock to-night in the Federal llulldlng In Kl Paso, accoi panted by an attorney, and made oath that he la no longer con nected with any warring faction In Mexl.-o. lie was allowed his liberty. Mrs. Hlpollto Villa and Mrs. Uus Cor ral Villa, the latter one of the wives of Oen Villa, took the train at 1U .10 o'clock for New Orleans. All the Villa soldiers surrendered to day are to be Immediately Incorporated Into the Carranza army. Following the peace negotiations officials of ths for mer Villa faction talked for the nrst time of the disappearance of their for mer chief They said he was accompa nied by about 400 of his men when he left trie city of Chihuahua after he had been renounced by Ins principal leaders. They do not know the direction he took or his future plans of operation, whether he Is returning to banditry, heading for the t'nlted Stales or going south to attempt to organize a new army from among the men his former lieutenants cannot carry with them Into the Curransa ranks. Sot OWered leadership. Oen Hobles, who was largely respon sible for bringing about the surrender of the Villa forces, said to-night : "It Is entirely false that I Motived sny letter from ilea, f'arranza Inviting m to take command in the co.istim tlunallgt army, and conaeuently entirely READY TO REOPEN false that I havo refused such an hffer cm the contrery, I have Intervened to obtai,, the surrender of some of the Ml Ista lead-re In northern Mexico, wnich haa just been carried out with the delivery of Cludad Juares and other territory to the Constitutionalists." It Is believed that Hobles is to be made the principal commander for Car ranRa In the surrendered Villa territory Oen. Avllla. who has been present dur ing the conferences, but did not take part In the signing. Is 8Hld to be sched uled to continue ae Governor of the Stale. Gen. Bands, one of the element to the peace tieaty. is In charge of all Villa s railroad rolling stock, hence he brings Into the Carranza ranks all the railroad property In Villa territory. VILLA TO BE SAFE IS U. S. gtate Department Will Refuse H e- ueart for la tradition. Warhinuton, Pee 20. Acting on In-e-truorone from the .state Department, the Wir Department has notlrted Major Oen. Frederick H. Funaton, com manding the American border forces that Oen. Franclse-o Villa, who has abandon. si his rebellion In Mexico, Is to be SRTCOrded full protect on If' he crosses the American border hs a refugee The northern chieftain will not be arrested and elioulri the Carranza Oov trnmtni demand his extradition It aill be refused. Villa s to he regarded aa a political retucee and for thai reason not subject t,, extradition or deporta tion. n the Other hand should Villa at tempt to organize another expedltL.ti against Carranza from the Ain.-rlran side lie will be trentd In the .-inn. manner as ex-President Huerta. who was arrested !n an alleged plot to start a new revolution from Kl Paso and Is now wait ng trial. Carrnnzu has already demanded rTuerta'fl extradi tion on the charge of bating murdered ag.Proaldenl aiadero, The Carranza agency In Washington received fie following cablegram from Mexico city j "CarrariZH lias notified all the Gov ernors of the States lha they shall not Interfere With the disposition or the pres ent or prospective uses of church build Inge or othsr property used by thu church, as title tu aim. cojjtwl of these prrperrfes t repos! solely 'n the hands nf the national Ooverriment. "He haa directed the various Gov ernors t. malts complete and compre hensive reports to the national Govern. mem within thirty davs. detailing the disposition of all so-called church prop erty within their respective jurisdic tions" MINES READY TO OTEN. tnrrli'ina onOdenl, on Thai viiu is Oada. American Interests are reads to re eatabllah themselves on propertlet which have been Idle during the revolution In Mexico now that Villa has quit It be came known yesterday that the Mines Company of America, one of the Im portant gold and sliver producers In northern Mexico, ha- sent engineer! to Its properties to reopen them It Is reported that plans are on foot to resume operations in the i;i Rayo mine in Chihuahua within a short time. The American gmeltlng and Refining Company smelter at Monterey is re ported in be Intact and will be ready to run again by the tlrst of the year a oanvaaa of the interests represent ing tht National Hallways ,,f Mexico In Wall Street snows that the rehabili tation of the property probably win not be begu" before the end of Kebtuary or March, if at that date. Enormous ex penditures win have to be made to put the company back into operation, as its roiling stock is scattered, man) miles of track destroyed, and bridges and abut nienis neglected. The New Vork bankers will wait. It is tald, until the Mexican Government shows that it can take care of lis deh's before advancing money for refinancing, The prttenl exchange rate between M x- C0 ami the Cnlted State.-. Is 14 t i Seminal the former country, and until tio-re Is some Indication of what the lulled Staler. Ooverriment and the Mex ican Ooverriment will do It Is doubful If a plan for reorganizing the National Railways of Mexico will be considered. PRIEST DEFENDS TUMULTY. Kather KlRiuirr) of llarilord i.i- 'I.e. I rltlea to Wall. HARTVOaO, P.- lit.- In direct contrast to the sharp criticism "f many Catholic newspapers and priests against Presl dent Wilson's secretary, Joaopb Tumulty. on the issue of Carranaa's alleged entl Catnolle attitude, ona of the most m nuential priest of the Hartford lio.a-se. the Rev. Kdwaid I'laruitry ..f Haanrd ville, laauad a defence to-day of Mr. Tumulty's loyalty to the Wilson Ad ministration's recognition of Carranza. Father Klanner holds that In view of all the documentary evidence thus far adduced Mr. Tumulty was Justified In coming to the defenco of the Adminis tration. Me adds I "So far as the Catholic press at large need lw weighed, a I the Information i has come from sources already lonsld I ered, and the editorial oomment Is only an BCnO, Mr Tumulty may or may not be right. Rut as leader O'ltrlen In Cork told Harold Hegble, the clergy are spend Id men, but as politicians the) are pitiable." REPORT OF METZ DIVORCE. Former Comptroller's Wire ald fa Have dot llrian lleeree. A Reno divorce has been granted to !-uiui A. K. Mets from former DongTrae. man Harmon A. Ifetl of Hro.klvn, ac cording to this morning's dsaerfeoa, The decree was isaued on November 19 on the ground of alleged deSPrtlori, the story nays Mr. Mttl was not at his isime, 563 Clinton avenue, Brooklyn, last night, nor was im ut ihe Damooratlfl Cajb. Mr. Mets waa a mambar el' Ihe Slxly- thint Cingraas ami was Comptroller ? New York city from 1 M08 to IslO. He founded the chemical Arm of II A Wat I et i'ii. in 101, of wMeh ie is miii presl dni II' i' ulgo praaldanl of the dmg Hrm of Vlotuy k.u Oa. GOMPERS A WITNESS KEFOKE GRAND JURY The Investigation anlo the activities of mill Koenlg. the reputed American head of the Oermnn spy system, was reported yesterday to have shown thnt Koenljr. carried to Wunhlngton trunks fl.Ied with documents showing the work of the Allies n tills country In financing and ahlppiflg war supplies. Koenlg Is eaid here to have lieen a minor though Important figure In the German pains to prevent the shipment of munitions and arms to the Allien. Washington rerorta that lie Is re garded an the leader of the German propaganda. The Grand Jury continued yester day It. Investigation Into the charges: that Koenlg and other men attempted to blow up dm Welland Canal In Canada. Another Federal Grand Jury had FamtiH Qotnrjera. DrealdeM of the j American PadeTM . mi of I-ilKir. aa a ! witness In the inquiry Into the charge i that Franz Rinteten rinnnied the cam- palgn to start nites In munition fac torlee. Indictments are 'XievnM Im j fore the i nd of tin- week Judpre Muyer in the Federal, Court I yesterday granted sJm applications of ! ir. Herbert Kienzje for a commiaaion to take testimony in Oermnny and of Engelbert Bronkhorat to take toad ; mony In I.nd..n in connection with , the comlni; trial of these iw-., men on 1 the charge of plotting to blow up munition Carrying s!il. The employment r women aa smuc- jglers of crude rubber ft-.m New fork to Qermany waa revealed yesterday by I the worl; of Federal aUbnta. ' me j of tin- women. U!aa Anna fr kker. and tWO men. Max Jaeger and R chard I Woblberg, have made a stntetnent j which will be exanvleied by the Fnlted I States District Attorney. In Miss j lVkker's baggage, a.- she waa about to j rmII for Hotterdim were V,4M pntttiita of rubber, which waa selaed A secret service offlcta told in Pltta- burg .f ti,, thwartlni of a pan to blow up ral'road far dees and the power . plants on both s'.den of the liver at i Niagara Kails by men working pre autnably under the direction German i gfanta already under arreat. KOEN1G TO LEAD WAY TO MEN HIGHER UP Federal a. nthorlllc ggi e l Merely Tool in ii Work, Paul Koenlg, .-hiff Investigator for the Hamburg-American Klne, '. regarded by I the pttdafal author! ties as a mere minor figure in the activities of the fJerroan j aganlg In this country, Ther.- are four oi Mve ither men under wiv..- direction Koenlg, it is charged, worked and for Whom lie acted as the chief rolled r of ; Information In rue Bast. The activities of theae men Included Ihe attempt to daatroy the Welland "111101. as well as i being aimed to hinder the Allies from getting ammunition and arms fr.rm the I Doited Btateo, 1 A vast amount of evidence has been i Obtained through the seizure of papers I In the bar ds of K nig and a great 1 deal more . s been obtained by ihe con I statu shadowing ..' Koenlg for nvuiy monfha One of ihe n,osr striking bits ! Of info- tnation. It was SacertsUneid yes- terday, was tie fact thai Koenlg made I frequent trits t. Waahlngton, carrying ! suit rat and even trunks ,,f documents I All thee.- documents were turned over ' In Washington to repceeentatives ,f the Oerman Government, it is aald that I there is no doubt of Ih's assertion, and that tii" proof w.ll Js- produced at the prop) time. One .f the Interest ng side lights Is th.it every lime Koenig started for Waahlngl ll With a trunk he always was accompanied by his wife, ai d they went to .1 leading hotel there Piom the j hotel the documents wr. dtttrlbuted to I variou pei sons. Ilacameata i ram iinuk cterk I One of the peraona who supplied Kna. I nig with documents that w- re taken lo Waahlngton ils Krederlck HahMiall, the , )o.mg clerk in the fo aign department I of the National City Hank, now under 'arrest on Ihe charge "f stealing letters valued at 6,M0O, Rchleindl kept K- enlg, or "I. K ." ns he was dUbbad b In" omploysee, h up piled with Iraformatloti astute rning frm Finances of th- Aides i in this aountn ami the manner in which funds were paid out for war supplies. I Very few details of waj financing went i through the National Cltv Rank that Igohlelitdl apparently .11.1 not learn I Hut the affairs of the National City ' Hank were only a part of the Informs I Hon that Koenlg gained and distributed I to iiolnts that would be advantageous to I the German cause. He knew In detail alsMit the cargo of every slilp leaving I this port, He knew the exact amount of every part of the shipment and the , nation for which it was destined. He j knew ihe movements of ths ships, All these details he carried to Wash ington and there tin ned Ih. in over to certain men. He also submitted to cct- tain authorities vouchers to show imw : he paid nut money to workers who were gathering Inlor union Tor him ami to men who were engaged In such activi ties as the alleged attempt to blow up the Welland Canal There remains no doubt In the minds of the Federal InvestUalors tlinr Koenlg worked for ''apt. von Papen, th,. Mili tary Attache, ami for Capt Boy.Rd, the Naval Alto-he of the Oerman Kobassy, both of whom have been recalled. t j( also admitted that Koenlg worked f,ir the Auslro-Hungarlan consul in mi city and that he did work for Count von iiernstorff, tin- German AiiibaesHdor. though 11 is asserted thai hit errands for Count von Iiernstorff were legitimate and honest wiiiie Ko.-hIl'. anno began his work here Iwelvs years ng" ae detevtlYi for CoN'i-'iied oa luef l'yt. MOKE MUNITIONS THE VITAL NEED "ARE WE TOO LATE?" ASKS LLOYD OEORGE "I wonder If It is too late too !ate. the fatal words of this war. "I.'tiless we quicken our move ments 'lament Ion will lfll the trretit ouuee for which so much blood has ln-en eltcd. "Tlie superficial facia ere against us. but the fundamental facts are In our favor. There Is no reason, therefore, to avoid them. "Davtn Luotp OKonie." eprriol Ctblir rteaiMfeA ro Tax Hrs Ixi.vdon. Dee. 20. Dsvld Moyd George. Minister of Munitions, made a s'lrrtng addross in the House of Commotia to-day In hlcl he prophesied that If Great Hrltaln nnd thi Alllee do :'ot make new and grtatar efforts the end of the war will lie defeat. It win the flrsl olflcis! direct state merit that the cause of the Allies Is In real danger and that military ora Hons havt not gone as they should. "The fuperfl nd fMts," he said, "arc turalnsl us. but the fundamental facts are in our favor "We want M'.OOO skilled met. and from two to Hire hundred thousand unskilled men f.-r he ,,ew factories' tie Minister sa..l "We must reduce trie proportion of '-ur orders which go a!. mad and develop our home resources Upon the suppl: -f labor depends. I think, our .1 cess in this war. Upon this depends whether we can reduce the cost nf th. war by scores of millions of pounds Upon this depends whether we can supply our rroops win. th- right sort of guns and enable thOtn to make next year's campaign a aucceas, "ll. re only organlaad lab .1 ran help us. We have done our best to net Kktlled labor by the system of munitions volun teers It a no lata m going into the question of why we go; only Mve or six thousand men altlnaigh thi" iorv mn have to !e told late-. "The whole question depends or or ganlaed laiior 1 'Me it allowa us to put unskilled workers on the work arhleh hitherto has en t'-.. monopoly of killed labor we cannot perform tins task. Then can im only one appeal namely, to patriotism Victor) depends on this Hundreds of thousands f precious uvea depend on labor-a a nearer, renter Opeeil VltHl. 'fiii-.. we quicken our movements," exclaimed 'he Minister of Munitions, "damnation will befall tin- great cause f o which so rnu h blood has been shed " He said that the situation has now 1. lied Itself down t.. a simple question, is ,he war to be ended In a veur or shall o he allowed to ling..- on it la f..r la's.e. -aid he, to suppl the answer T . House was deeply moved by Mr Uoyd 1 rge's spseCH, Alrail) it has been nam.-.l the 'tirfi late" speech. Th. refrain, like another "nevermore," burnt Itself Into he ridnds of Ids hearers He did not aiare ths War 1 iftie,. fot te vrrlble lack of forSSlghl In Ihe .aily part of the war. Ha isilnted to "the mucking spectre of ,,, late' " as dogging the footsteps of tlu- Al'ies IhrotlghOUl and shook the optimists out f their Oomptacency by roundly de claring that even now rum hovers over e cause of the Entente, in hi- remarks Mr. Uoyd Cleorga said that In Ma) the Germana wet-.- manu facturlng 150, 1 nig-, explosive sheila daily In that month Kngland waa producing J. ' ingli explosive sheiin and ,00U shrapnel shells dally. In the same month, despite all that had been done in urging the manufac turers of munition. 1 1 speed up their work and In spite of all the appeals to labor, deliveries of high explosive she, I bodies were on!' 1 ; p.., ,r,,t (n totals which ' ad " promised In suoh circumstances, said the Min ister of Munitions, th.- first step was to see that the existing contracts w-ere carried uut and the second was to seek fresh sources f supply. shell shoelace hih Problem, In September, when ths British and Freud- f..t - s made tneir great drive In Art. is and Champagne, the expenditure of stills. Mr. Uoyd Oeorge sail, was rnormoui Nevertheless, rue Cblsf of staff was perl etl) satisfied with the quantity on ha 1, Hut the f a. t re mained thai it li required four months of most careful husbanding to create the suppl-. which In that offensive was expanded within comparatively a few da) S. It rsqUlM 1 ( month after he attack had been concluded to replace the ahella used. At the preeeul time the munition output l so much Improved that very HOOP It 'Ail! '. possible to replace a similar quantity of shells Ui one week There are other hi luht aspects in the Situation. Til.- SUppI) of field guns ts satisfactory, lip to midsummer, he sajd. big gutiH had not been ordered on a large scale, while Just now the heav iest siege glllls Used at tlie beginning of the war are In Ihe lightest demand. Hut the need for machine guns has met ease! enormously' The casualties OSUSed by this typt of artillery are prob ably 9! per cent, of all casualties The output of these plec. s, Mr. t.lo).l fStorta said, depend entirely on labor. The factories and machinery are ready in make them in sufficient quantities, but so far the Ministry of Munitions has been tuiable lo secure anything like an adsqUata number of skilled laborers. Referring t A-merltian orders. Mr. Uoyd Oeorge said : ''David A. Thomas 00 met Iwca speak ing in the highest possible terms of the service rendered this country by .1. 1 Morgan A Co., not merely In the selec tion of firms for contracts, us in fact they saved us many millions of pounds by their efforts to reduce tiie Inflated prices prevailing before they took th- matt. - in hand." Ki aiKiin n.t si . i in hoi rii VII ATI. writ POAMT I .INK, s ii eiei i-:v. iic Lighted Trains Dally via glands I it- if K.'uth on itsa B'a. A4r EMBASSIES THINK AUSTRIA WILL REFUSE Washington, Dec 10. The t'nlted Stats is now marking time for Aus tria's reply to the Presidents second Aneons note The reply apparently must come In one of three forms t 1. A compliance with the reiterated demesds of Ihe failed Hlaies. 2. A Reteranre of diplomatic r. la Has., nr S. A repudiates by the Tlenaa Gov eramrat nf ihe Aaatrlaa Admiralty atalrmeat. whleh said Ihst the Aaeoaa waa torpedoed after ahe had rone lo a .tuadallll aad while pea.eaeer. wers atlU oa hosrd. The American note, which fats been despatched to Vienna and which 1r prob ably In the hands nf the Austro-Hun-garlan Foreign Office by tide t'me, seems to leave no other solution of 'he controversy. As Iirr been told In these despatches before, the American answer to the Aus trian not onveys an Impression of finality, which will not permit of any argument on tlie part of Austria unless she Is prepared to repudiate Ihe Ad miralty s statement In retard to the cir cumstances of the sinking of the Ancona. If this statement, on which the United States has rted Hi '-ase, should lie repudiated on the ground that later data have proved it Incorrect 'he way would .e open for Austria sgaln to call on the t'nlted State to subtn it evidence. V a. trie May Balk. In diplomatic quarters close to the Austrian and German embassies doubt was express sd to-day whether Austria would consider iucI a course as a mean of prolonging 'he negotiations ami bringing, about R discussion of the facts Such a repudiation of tin- Admiralty's statement would. It was contended, be Just as humiliating RS an actual yield Ing to Ihe demands of the t'nlted States. While the note that h.ia been des patched to Austria Is not an ultimatum in Ihe stric, BStlSt "f the word. Impo. ing no time limit, it is understood that HUNTINGTON WILSON WEDS A N. Y. WOMAN Former First Asaisttint Simtcn. Uirj of Btte Lost suit to Kirl Wife, San- KitAN'ois.v,. IV-. L'O. Twenty four hours after rece.vtng a nnal de cree :.' lteno divorcing her from her husband, Frederi k James Powell, a New York lawyer Mrs Lucille Powell was married to Huntington Wllaon, for mer Klrsl Ass sta'.i' Secretary of State. Th. wedding took place a", lie Palace Hotel '." tlii e.t) last Tuesday. Mr and Mr William Sharon and John New lands, -, of Untied States Senator New latin of N'-vada, being the o-ilv witnesses nf tho en-monv, which was lirformed by Judge Conlon, The couple met while at Reno, Mrs. Wilson wa- given the right to resume her- niH d. n nana Lucille Hara but retained it but for one day only, I llunttugtur. Wilson has beer promi nent In diplomatic and Admin stfettofl i trelea at Washington for many years. Immediately after in.- graduation from i Tale in l-'.'T In- was appointed second secretary of tin- legation at TOk ". and Served In various ..Iplon.a'ic posts there after in Hois hi eras appointed Third Assistant Becrstary "f state under Bllhu Root, .'tiJ Assistant rXSCretary under Philander Knot tu loot, in ths po. sltlon he was for a time acting Secre tary of St.n- Hs reelgnad w'th the! entrance of the Wilson Administration, Mr, Wilson married Lucy Worthsm James of S Jan.es. Mn, In I So. Karlv in ittS took up residence in Reno and brought suit for .1 voice, chsrgll g desertion. This was denied bin. by the court and tlie divorce granted to h.a wife on a cross complain' alleging men- ' tal cruelty, Mr s Wilson was allowed (lo resume her maiden name. Mr. Wllaon .s a member of the Metro politan, I nlverelty and unevy cnase iubs of Washington ami the Chicago Club of Chicago, lb- . id years obi The new- Mrs. Wllaon formerly was in.- wife of Prederlck James Powell, a lawyer of this City, with offices at j? William street, ASQUTTH TO ANSWER H0LLWEG. Premier Mlrnt Vrilrrdaj, hut la ' Kspecled lo Talk on I'enee l o-dn . LOHDOM, las 0 Sir William Pollard Rytes, member for North Halford, tried 'to dra- Premier Asqulth Into a dis cussion of peace In the House of Com mons to-day by pointing out the peace disposition shown In the recent RslchO fag debates In i let man). The I'remier refused to Is Inveigled into isace talk. Mr. Asqulth told s r William that he was as competent ,n draw Inferences from tiie RelchsiHK debates as the Gov ernment, and Intimated that the Oovern ment'a stand has not altered, saying: "I can only refer to the public state ments I have made, and particularly to the answer I gave on I as'emlier 8." That answori on December s. wa-s to a request for a pledge that no peace, pvo isisals Involving the eacuatlnu of eon qUered territory should lie rejected bv the Government without the knowledge of l'arllameut. A Socialist member asked for Ulll pledge, and the Prtmltr replied : "If proposals of a serious character for a general pea.-e are put forward by the antBiy fJOVOrnmsntS, either directly oi- through a neutral Power they wlil flrsl be discussed by the all!.-. Govern, merits. I'nlll this OOntibgency arisei I cannot stive anv further pledge, As soon ns proposals for- pesos are put forward it win b- the .hvitre of the Government :.. take Parliament Into Its oonfldeiloe al tin- earliest possible moment." Despite Mr. Asquith s refusal to make i. peace statement lo-day, It was rumored that he Ih going to reply to the Herman Chancellor's raoenl peons speech when I ho addresses Parliament to-morrow. If doee convey the clear Imnresalor that this Is Intended as the last word from i the United Staates It has already been pointed out In Tint 1 Sl'N that the t'nlted States declines to discuss the . Irvumstances or the legality Of the submarine attack or lo furnish a bill of particulars showing the factd upon which the American demands were liased and again Insists upon satisfaction for its demands The American Oovernnienl rests its case on the Admiralty's own statement as lo the ehara. ler or the attack, and as, long as this statement stands unrepu- dialed the fnlled States will feel lha' It hue all the evidence necessary and the! I It cannot enter Into a discussion of othe I circumstances which are regnrded as Im I material. 1 The note will be made public In the I Lniteo stares on Wednesday. The State Department announced to- 1 day that twelve Americans were known to have been aboard the Ancona when the Austrian submarine sank that ves- I sel. Only three survived so far as the tlral State Department records shew. Cable From Pate. ; The Department received this informa- I Hon In the following cable despatch from i Ambassador Page at Rome, dated last I Sat urday : Twelve Americans known ro have j been aboard the Ancona. They were I Mrs Cecil,- I, Orell, tlrst cabin. I Joseph Tornsl and daughter, Carmela, I Second cabin, bearing American pass ports and I'd?, and, third csbin. Alexander Potalivo. wife. Maria. Nicola Potalivo, la., -ons Marie, age Is, and irlando, ag. 17 and two daughters -Maria Irmlda. age 14, and i .Maria, age 1 Pnwpiale SOrmlO, j formerly mentioned as Mnurlno, nat i urallzed . Mrs. Frances Maseol.i La- mora, reported as wife of naturalized American citizen, and child, name not given. i ' f foregoing only tires are known i to batrt survived, namely, Mrs. Qreit, wno left Roma to sail to-day from Bordeaux by steamer Rochambeaut I .loseph Torrlsi, In hospital at Merrvl I ville. Tunisia, and Irlando Potalivo NEXT GERMAN BUDGET TO FORCE NEW TAXES I sf'l Avoided Hitherto Will Then Hp Necessary, Reich iitiig l Informed. tgeriel PeMs 'sp.ir.- Tnr Oct AMSTBRPAM I'". JO. In the course. of debate in the Reichstag ..ver a bill axing War profits to-day, says ,v Herlin I despatch, m Karl Helflerleh, Secretary I f tia Imperial Treasury. bM that the budfSM tor 1910-1 II clos.sl with a sur ' jldus of 11,000,000 rnarke (3,7f0,000). Hs tin. I that f" '-,e fiscal year I lllt-li there would be no dertcit, qr only a small one, ami that therefore! .is-r. has teen ' tfu present no i.eed for io w t. te i The Secretary declared that no matter j now ;..eg. a a-ar Indemnity wai re-1 ceivcl the wa- .,, il, linisj.-ie a uoloagal bin. let. ,.f taxation on the tie tins ns, and they must therefore ekprcl greatlv It. crwuieil taxation alter the w-ar. Tlie Overseas N.-ws Agency ,,.-, to da) trial the German So, ,allst party Is on me verge oi spin Differences of. opinion have now reached such um. ttasje Mat .ven the next vols In the! Retnhetsg maj divide tn.- party. It is now evident thai the trade unionists.! with 'he right wing ,.f the patty, are now In the n Rjority, The majority fac- I tion naa Issued an appeal urging the minority farces to vote with the majority In fsvo. !,f th.- nexl btnbjet, on the grounds iimi i' -here I,, nidawitiun to it the opinion -an -,e. ..a... prevalent abroad that Gernmny la exhausted and th.- war I w in thus be prolm gel unnecessarily i oru ... rs, the Oerman ottlclal socialist organ, says thai ti.e lima ias .s.rnu fori the German Government tn Indicate in what way it going t,. raise the money nced-.I '., imi the interest on the r,a-I tlon'a gre.t w.,: debts I'oruiaertt layail "Willi the pew war credit o 10,000, 00,000 mai a- i Il,to0,000,000) the' Oerman war debi reaches to.nno.oon a.'" ' markl (110,000,000,000), which, a.- or.l Ing I" Dr. He Iff e rich, should las' until1 the end of March, Interest on tub. sum I amounts to 1,000,000,000 marks 1 1500 -'""- 0 annually, and for rcleti pilon, j which is necessary in order to main tain credit of the empire, another .'no,-1 000.00 marks riitt.uoo.ooo) is needed." Poriooerti add-, that the maintenance of ti.e ealstlng fiiianoial .ystem .a im-1 Iss-s I'le fa,- , the raaatlnn im. ports a concerned. Provisions may be expelled tO 'gO UP III price after the war, ami if tin- present tariff should lis oon- tinned It would lead p. ,:. artlflfllel In crease ot priest. "Therefor.- II says, "the Intercuts of ooniuiiitrs and pnalueera demand abo lition of these Import laxei after the war, whl h would reduce Urrtnanv'R Income considerably, Therefore, ihe time has come for ihe Government to declare whai i-ourse It Is steering." SEIZED ON AMERICAN SHIP. Ms. a With lirat I'aper Taken bj French Cruiser er Man Jean. Capt Dow of the American steamer Rorlnquen, wlilch arrived here yesterday, brought wold that the PrencJi cruiser Descartes stopped the Horlnquen five tulles outside the luirlior of San Juan, Porto Rco, on December II and took off tiie purs.-r. wiineim OaPbs of Brooklyn. Oarbe, II It aald, m German bom. but hud taken out bit first cltltenship papers In this country. The rruiser. Capt Uiw said, stopped the Borinquen at als.ut I o'clock in tne morning by throwing tearchllghl on her, then bring . blank shot across her turn. After olfluert of Ha- cruiser had Kone aboard a bant WUa drawn alongside anil Carl. S'tUI dilv. tcd to enter, which i ho did. 1 I HOVE MAY PRESAGE BATTLE FOR SUEZ "Another Sphere of Opera tion." Only Hint of Destination. If ( SSI A REPORTED TO HAVE CHANGED PLAN Ih ExptTteil to Send Her Danube Army iu NVtv Drive at Austria. 'tseeial ' .rr; Pssssfcs re Tan r- Is.ndon, Dec. 20. Oreat Britain and Krsnce have abandoned th- posltlong , held on ti.e northern pari of the Gelllpotl peninsula and now maintain onl) the 1 strip of ground held at the aobthern tip. nffloto announoemenl t.. this affect wag made to-day by lsth ;h British ami Kren h War offices Tlie foi-.ea transferred irave :..-n moved to "another field of operations,' They may have gone to Hal on lea to help i withstand Ihe Oerman attack extie.-ied there, to the Suez CanaJi now menaced by a Turkish army of unknown Strength, or they mav be concentrated oi the leouthem end of the Qalllpoll ptnlntula An army of not less than ion. nd.i , I occupied the positions which havi been Le vacua led Tiiey wen won at normout cost and held at enormous loss It Is apparent from the ttritisii official I statement that the remsilnlrig forces on the Oalllpoll pet insula nr. to !. ield I In rh"lr present positions fo- t'i- rims I being at least. Speaking of the wlthunwil of forcea from the Suvla and Ansae region- I're mier Asqulth rn ths House of Commons said t "The operation so tuoceesfully curried out rniiects the utmost credit upon the ..Jeneral ursifl the Spot, upon 'le Utmlrgl, the staff and all rink of both th" a-my and the navy." It is expected that Mr Asapnth will go Into further details to-morrow re garding tn.- transfer of troops ft the Dan.ai ell.-, theatre He - , move the bill calling for 1,000,000 mei to-morrow, and It Is the general expectation tii it 'is will have something to sny reepfciima all fields "f operations win. i sislbli Important disclosures regarding ihe i; tent ions of the Allies in Ihe N Has TU- f.eling l prevalent thai It. as ofllcisllv ststted, the withdrawal from tlie Oalllpoll positions was effected v -h few casualties toe operation w.v a brltllanl one The llrltl-.lt RepOrl, Tlie Britlth official statement : tng of the transfer Of troops is us follows! Ali the troops a Suvla and Ansae, togethe; with their guns and Stores, have been successfully transferred nttri Insignificant casualties t.. anothet sphere of operations The ..ptratlons -.vepe carried "Ut without the Turks being n-'..r- if tng movement, and a great arniy has hoe withdrawn from one "! tlv areliS .s cupied on the Gatlllpoll peninsula al choiigli la cloaeal contact with the enemy. By this contraction of 'he ;-it operations at other points --r Uie I'ne will be more effect Ivel . carried out, Sir Charles Monro gives great . eedli for this . Skilfully conduvt! transfe of forces to ti.e Genera i too -lmg and to the royu. navy The i.'retich War Office ma lo the foi lowing annoutioament oi th .. .i.i-.-met.i of tie Ar.z..-' an I rluvla Its! fioiis : In conformity rn a plan agreed i by the allied chiefs of staiT. the Brit ish commander traneportod to auotbei theatre of operations thii troops w h Occupied tlie Suvla !'" region hehi on the northern part ol the ! - llpoll p.'blt.Rula a position h- ror:,- toglo value of which nad dltninl had by psatan of new developments it, tiie Operations In He Orient. Tlu) transfer of troops with tiieir material Was effected ii. 'oe best man ner and without harassment frown m Turks Muring me tmbarkmeni of the truopg a general attack was directed h) atrltlsh f'irenr. supported by Krencb artillery agalt s fie Turkish trelichss un 'he e.. treme Wegtertl part ol the pern t, aula. Tia attack, according to the Kienok War ..die, ii, ade December Id, net w'th succss. London llt-eply I m pri-saed . Ti.e moniontOUO news of the .-..is. doninent of th- Oalllpoll noaltlona caused the deepest Unpreagloii her-e ninl la the topic of ail dlacusslone, although t-'ss a. -.sin It nowhere in tvltlenci The with drawal of the allied troops from the Dardanelles bad long been expected, Military experts insist that tic move will is' compensated shortly by an an nouncemenl of capital Initportanci pis euatton "f what that announcemei t will be U Impossible at tio pres. ut moment The decision regarding the Dardanelles action is welcomed generally. The report that Ruaala is abandoning tier plan i.. participate In the Balkan campaign failed to caus- niiy llariu here, military observers declaring tl i! iiussia ii determined to Intllet a detinii . defeat un the Austrlans In Iht liukn wlna Thir would explain Ihe shift il r of the army, which had leii c -. i traied near tio- Rumanian frontier ime military authoroy told th cores allotment of J'nr si-N to-day tflttt tiia keynote of the British view g r,, n found in Sir John French's farewell Inessage to Ills troops predicting fhat glnrlous and Vlciotious 0011 dutlon 1r not far distant The withdrawal of the troop trorn tne Suvla and Anzae regions leaves tha Allies In possession of u small strip of the southern end of the OalUpaU penka- 1