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Plan to realize full benefits of our national
Unsettled to-day ; pro!
parks to be urged in Congress.
An important feature.
Highest temperature yesterday, Jft;
Detailed weather, man and murine re;
NEW YORK, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1915. cop.,, oa. . a, s- it...i.p n.rf roiaiai Am-mim
Vda Faction Makes Peace;
Gives Up Army to Carranza;
War Ends in North Mexico
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.
Shipped to Washing
(treater Efforts Are
Put Forth.
mits No Argument on Ancona Sinking
Without First a Disavowal.
ton in a Trunk.
"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
i you Link "ol. Ko sevelt Intends
S)te candidate?"
"' ' notn 'lie Of Col, Roosevelt's In
' ' I have talked bi nobody who
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. 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,
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
Kather KlRiuirr) of llarilord
'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
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.
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
The Grand Jury continued yester
day It. Investigation Into the charges:
that Koenlg and other men attempted
to blow up dm Welland Canal In
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.
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.
"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
s ii eiei i-:v. iic Lighted Trains Dally via
glands I it- if K.'uth on itsa B'a.
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
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
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,
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
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
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."
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
"Another Sphere of Opera
tion." Only Hint of
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
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
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-

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