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THE WEATHER FORECAST. tin. Fair Vfcdy and probably to-morrow: northwest winds. IT SHINES FOPv ALL PRICE TWO CENTS. VOL. LXXXIII. NO. 262. NEW YORK, FRIDAY, MAY 19, 1916. Copyright, mt, by the Sun Printing and Publishing Aociatton. Highest tfti.jtjjly, 58; lowest, 44 Detailed wdM-tr, niaHUVMbrlhe reports un page li. CONSULS WILL GIVE FUNSTON MEXICO FACTS On Their Advice Will Hinge Recall of Gen. Persh ing's Force. JIKAKS OF BIG REVOLT IX NORTHERN SECTION "Washington j . . I inlerSianilS i Starving People Will Hist Against Carran.a. I Wmtts-GTOJf. Stay lS.-Fo.cshd..w- tnr. It la Win!, a more definite de- . Union respecting the length of time that t vi.it.n.v. lrnntt tvltl i tMiift If i 1m , n their furthe on.r-.tlon. I Mexico and their furthei operation, i p.ndlng a withdrawal, the State Depart- . merit hss Issued orders to Amet loan i. .. ,.i...u . i-hih..nh.i... ! nw.un, . ..w7 ... . - . V... .i nitrnnpd V F-lmn.ili. ini.i. ....nw. , entes and Monterey to repjrt to HI IMso for a conference with t!en. KunMon. The consuls and vice-consuls. Included , In the order are Marlon Letcher, at Chi- t huahu; Thomas D. Edwards, at Juarez : Vrederlck Slmplch, at Nosales, Homer Coen, Tlce-consul at Durango: Gaston frehmutz, at ARuacnllentes, and IMilllp -pi,,, senator found the lTc.,!deur C Hannn. Conaul-Oeneral at Monteny. .secreinry, Josejih Patrick Tumulty, nnd Atter the conference with Gen. Kuu- 'l"" ':a'e ,b;f"rV "" ',0 tl'at ... , , .. aticady It iiiIkIu be too late for the ton, pne of the consuls, probably Mr. . fnlted State Government to accomplish Letiher, will proceed to Washington to j anything In Lynch's behalf. If nrtlo'i cenfer with officials of the State l)e-ieie delayed until the I 'resident i.- tumed from the theatre, ho said, It .il lrtntcnt. . mus-t ceitalnly would tie In vain. Sum- It Is understood that ore of the lliln nionlliK n White House automobile. Mr whleh army officials hope O Icain from th. consuls, all of whom ale located In I ., ,. nvii.irin ...v..-., -..v information ronceinliiB Villa and his whereabout. If ..live, It ..lo the,,- ..... ., .Xre to obtain Information as to the xtnt that the Carranza auth rlt.es are . ak'.ns efforts to patrol the countr be- o-.c where the American troops arc lo- ited and piotect American citizens. .rrnrslr tlatn Wnuto.l. un . i ,.., i ,i,.. .,. - . , be lied t at In tlr. way mote , ,... Information can be ob alne.l . jti lnrh to base th. future action -,f American lorcvs uian u uen. i uu- were to oonllnti. rn rely on liavlin; :r leieai a , uic repori.s or in. consuls re- 'ed to him from WaHliltiKtoii. j While It Is understood to be the In- tuition of the Administration to with-I iim the American troops as soon as , ine i arranza lorces navu asumei an adniale Control some concern hns been manifested here over the persistent predictions coming out of Mexico that . i soon as this Is done there will be n tchi-rat uprising against nil foreigners in northern .Mexico and a general revolt aiMlnst the Carranza Government The purpose in (irdeiltiK out- of the j .m,uls to report to Washington after , c border ronfeience N to obtain as at- - urate a summary as possible of tho . rri"ralr and other coiidltlnns obtaining iinughnut northern Mexico. Kepnrts of growing unrest in that iointr, owing to paralysis of Industry ai t faimlnK and reports of typhus nnd r epidemics, have created general euiiieM In official circles here, and tho f;-eliou Is being made thut another ins of policy on the part of the An.erlcan Government may be in tho ".iins. T'iat there i- an Increasing anil wide spread discontent among the working- -.ses Indicated In reports which "Silied the Department to-day of strikes en the part of railroad men mid tt-lnr-pl.er.s at Pledras Ncgras, Guadalajara I ud Asuascallentes, wlileh have served i" ItIiic ahoui another esatloii in rail road ttrvlce. T'io discontent Is attributed in large reports Indicate, to the worthless-, '' or the Carranz-i currency, which tho v. V..IIII.HAI CUIrlC,S, Wllll'l! Ill" ae.i"of7iT r?qulrci1 to acf,,,,t 1,1 rnei t of their wages llrx-iie of Americans. Confirmation ot the fight between Major Langhorne's detachment operated " th advance column of the second ni-t.itive expedition under Col. Sibley and ' portion of the Glenn .Springs raider-. 1 ' of the itf.v-cue by Langliornc of Jesse D. met- and Monroe Payne, colored, the "i American civilians captured by the alders v Iloqiilllas, was received at tho " s' Department to-day. 'n I'unston sent to the Department despatch from Col. Sibley's liead 'CMrters at Los Anlmos, dated May,lt!, "rilMug previous press reports of tho r-semnt. It said in part: detachment under Laiighorne In u mail engagement wounded and cap tced two bandits. Langliorne has distributed his command In several P 'ces on account of the scarcity of " "r. Langhornn himself with u pnr t in n' hi, c.jium.ind Is following in r .mint of the bandits near Sierra it ine.i and an engagement Is soon ex- I" ted. Mexican L'nibassy tn-niglit an ' ;'irn the receipt by Ambassador ''rs:n.i! Arr.clondo of a cablegram li Mexico city stating that operations "i h.eii started on the cJlistructlon of a " i.ulway which will cross the States Vncalan, Chlspas, Camp.che and Ta-"sV'-o f, Atlantic to the Pacific aboard. The embassy last Monday oun-eil the organization of a J)ino, " nnn rorpoiatlon to finance the oon- '.enon ami control the new railway. Opens w Srrtlfi... I 'o.nlsht's statement It was de- "I rhat the new mad will traverse 'e no t fertile section of tropical Mex i rid will open to exploitation nnd de. ' 'vnient a region which heretofore has "I even- facility for tho promotion ' nnrcla Industry. The new road lou.h the Guatenialan horder. Tie National Monetary ConimlKiloii," ,li. statement also declared, "will shortly lmlg.te regulations, to become effer June 1. which will set forth the ethry and liasls of settlement of obll nil. ps contracted for payment In metal ' money before thn issuance of the r-'ent paper currency which will be " r to both debtors and creditor. Offlees have been opened In the fed ' 1 'ipltal where claimants In proper- 'ntzed by the Constitutionalist gov ' 'Ti.p.t during the recent revolution onay present their applications for re- rosflitiied oi. fourth Fage. WILSON RUSHES PLEA TO SA VE J. C. L YNCH, ORDERED SHOT IN IRELAND TO-DAY President, at the Theatre, Moves to Save Life of Irish American. O'UORMAX APPEALS IX BKHALFOF THE VICTIM I Washincito.v, .May is, - In .li.im.itie fashion President WIHon rnoveel to-night tu save Ihe llf. nf ..it C.....I ...I .iirin .lll 1-IC17.CII "'"o H sentenced to be executed bv an KtiKllnh firing squad In Dublin Ht elav- I ltr!ltt tn.liinpniu- The American l Jeremiah O L.vrich, foiinerly of New Vork, who U accused of complicity In (Ik recent Irish revolt. tl lull K-en tried by conrt-in.irtl.il anil foum, Kxmy ,,,, ev,l.utlun hiUl bC(. nxed for 4 oVIock ,.tm,rrmv ImlPninir. A Btftv , rxrcutou ,va ,, radically de- ...... e .. .. . . ' 1 rH!","'nl " """" a n r""U ot r0,nintloii reKarilltiK thn case laid 1(.for,. i,, nj. senator O'Gormaii s,rlMar o'Gorman acted on tie- en- .. ....... ........ .... iiram - j oi menus or ine KUtmovu Ir l . . .t.i.. i.. M . . . I e. t.lKlllll7.er ill .P1V flTK, lO-lllllt when he wont to the White House to appeal to the J'resldent to utilize the llim-et of the I'nlted States In order to obtain a areater assurance of Justice for one of its cltl.ens, the I'restilent was at the theatre with Sfr. Vllon. I'realtlrul nt Tlleiilre. Tumulty hastened to the theatre, wh'fri 1 V.'.t. VnM'M ,!titl"!s ..UL2U'i il-'MI illlll illietj nun lu ill: u I nl no;; IO, a com -rcnce. .r, Tuimiliy's entry produced a l'ttle turr- of excitement In the crmv'led theatre, where the President ond hi.-. (,eeretiry hail ,P,.n reooKnUed. Lennlnfe oer the President's chair, Mr. Tumulty I pre'cnteil Lynch's case as forcefully as he- could. The President listened gravely, ' After l'ailt'K the fatts the Pn-sl- I dent illtette.l Mr Tumulty to set lu touch linmedlately with actlnK Secre- ' ! t State Polk and Inform him of ,..,,,,,,., w tnnt ne cable to , orflc(1 w, a despatch, asklmc that Lynch's ex- ,.,, ,,..,,,! tlt the I'nlted i St.itrs-Luiild nke Inquiries as to the ,, . ,., ,,i, ,.,,.i . ,mlK1r. ttmltv be affoided for relatives here to uicscut new facts, ti-i.rninn Kxplaii.s Anion. Sen.ito" ii'Gorman, when apprised of tho action of the President, said: "I acted at the rcuuest of frleiula and relatives of Lyne'i lu New- "York who communicated with in this afternoon. Of coursu the Information that sentence hail been pronounced upon him for ex ecution to-morrow morning made It ncoesfHiy that the President act Inline ,alelv jt h. was to act at all. so I hurried to take the matter up with offl ci.ils at tile Whlto House. "My Information as to the Lynch case wns of a general char aeter only. The otlt srandlhi! facts on which I formed the Judgment that the I'nlted States might properly intervene in his behalf were that he was a citizen of the United States anil that he had been sentenced to death by a hastily conened court- martial on foreign soil. The manner of his sentence Is -n i offensive to our American ideas or null- clal procedure that I do not believe I U. S. BORDER GUARD KILLED BY MEXICANS . I ',a'-iSei'eaitt Fiinnnii Y anderi j x Across the Line and ! Slain bv f nrrniizistn'-. III. I'.vsn, Mav 1 Seipeani Harrv Furman, Macnlrie Gun Company. Twenty third Intantiv was shot and killed this morning bv C.irraiiza troopers Just after he had crossed th" liit'-rnatloiHil bound arc line Into Mexico, armul. Sergeant l-'iiTinaii was on gu.nd dui.v. At the soint where he crossed the line iu r. at , in of Mexican territory op the American side of the Itto Grande. Onlv an Imaginary line marked by white painted iron iinmuiiunts Indicates the boiindjrr. Over this line the Ameilcnii s,.,B,.aut wulked with his illle on his should, r. He had Hilv.inced Mime ' feet lli.o Mexico along small settlement of Hdnbe houkes when the Carranza .1,,,. wire s-en to be tiring It Illlll He did not reappear fiom among the Mex ican houses ami his comrades ..ported tho matter to their coninnindliis otTIci-. Tlie Mexican troopem nimtleil lo Gen. Gnvlra. and he notified Gen. Hell. Major Moore and Cap:. Giuliani, Twentieth In fantry, vveie designated lo investigate! the affair. Gen. Gavlia said that the A-nerlin r-oldler fired upon the Carranza troopers first and that they returned the lire ONLY ONE SALARY FOR GIRLS. Truant Husband llrinoillia nl Va- than Hal.- Wlalar l.a.'U of Pnydit.-ia. The last meeting of Mr.s. Mary Kll.a belh Soiiimer of Hi Journal Square-. Jersey Cltv and her husband, Mux Sum mer, ngiiliwt whom a reciuniiieudalloii 'or dlvorcn was filed yenlenlay by Ad visory Master Cliarten llendrlclisnn of Jersey City, was two years ugo In front of the Nathan Hale statue- In City Hull Park. New York. "He told ine," .-Mrs. nommer resn fled, "that lie dldn t expeci u come n.icii to me because n- nan " n - kmi hi Huston. I said, ini.l uneMii ansoive you from your duty to support me.' Hn turned to the statue nnd Mild; 'Nathan Hale, vou said you legretted you hud only oiie life In lvo for your country. I've got It on yu. o'(' ,nl1"- 1 lve real regict 1 luivei only ono salary to give all the girls I'm capable of loving.' He then walked away and I have rievir seen him since." The suit was not ilrfenled. 1'liotn i-opyrlglil by K. K, Foley. Jeremiah C. Lynch. N. V. the Government of which he I n citizen ,-u..l permit It without protest." State Department officials believe that i1,1h.,,,,mi1' "Tt 'ZZLt'Ll.' boor Hi""' will teach London befoie the hour r.- T .nr. .v.niitnii. Tli.v nro contldcnt that If the m-sace Is r rt'lwd In time tlw desired stay of sen tence will be Kranted. Thl- postponement probably will b9 for an indefinite period. It l nntlcl pated that the American Amhaiisador at Iiiidun will be Inntructed to make a personal exanilnatlon of the evidence in the case and the manner In which Lynch was broUKht to trial. IRISH HERE PROTEST. Phlio-i Hie l.rnitne Kukhrs I'lra tu W .Illusion. Nc n of tb. atrest and couit-ninrtlal of .lereinlah C". Lynch, n naturalised American citizen, stirred Irishmen and Irish societies here to protest to Sec tUr LaiiFlut: last night, aeklng that Ftej--- be taken to obtain a stay of , vi'i-ll! iilll l.yi.eh w.ik prominent In Irish circles li New York. He was president of the Phll.i-Celtlc League, hlch organization it a meeting last night protested to the State Department. He aleo was head of th New York Stat. Gaelic League and was deeply Intereated In the spread of the Gaelic tongue In this country. Six years nan Lynch went to Ireland as a repie.sent.it Ive of the Gaelic League and In the Interests of the Kqultable Life Assurance Society, of which he was .in ag'nt. Previously he had lived In America for fifteen years, being con nected with tho firm of A. B. Farquhar vi i'ii in the Cotton nxrhangx Building. .tiiine Lee, paymaster at the Waldorf As't'ita, Is one of his personal friends, an .ire rnnny other Irish American em ployees at the hotel. At their request George C. Itoldt, proprietor of the hotel, sent a telegram to Secretary Lansing et.nlay af t.i noon, asking that efforts) be made for a ft ay ponding an Inquiry. SENTENCED TO DIE. ( inn l-mnrllel Convict I.ytw'h t.-tlvlty In Revolt. nf London. Mny I '.Jeremiah C. Lynch or .New t,orlc has been convicted by a rnurt-martl.it of participation In the Irish rebellion and condemned to be executed at t o'clock to-morrow morn ing. The American Consul at Dublin wired that Lvnch, who has been a resident of Dublin for some time, had been found Kiillty The embaesv had heard that under the defence of the realm act Lynch had been forbidden to leave the five mile zone of Dublin lr Is possible under this art to limit the friendly aliens. movements of BARREN ISLAND FIRE LIGHTS JAMAICA BAY White (ini'bniio Plant Riirns. lint Main Factories Kscape Destruction. i.. I.. ....I.. . k.,i . i-. i.i.uiai nre hio,.e oul ..imih after - o clock tins morning on Kan-en Island in th White sanitation plant which ei- a ,,ni. ,.e ,v, . lake The i.v.. ..n. .t... . 1 c,l " Barr""fe' iii.iiii w.i" still burning at S:3rt A. .M T..c iimount of the damage was thoritatlvely explained, Is the chief tea- unknown nt thai time. Flrehoats and1"0" wny th "m ,r'",de"t .'i1'0 the apparatus cm the Island were fight ing tin- blaze The New Voi-k Sanitary Utilization Comnany takes Ihe largest part of the garbage under Hie piesent system, but Hie White concern, which formerly had Hi- coiiti.iit tm nl) of It, still consumes part These plants will be removed by the new older establishing a munlcl - pal pliiul on Stnten Island. The- lilaze could be- seen fiom Coney Island and the other beaches thereabout anil attinrted it crowd of spectators, Till- Island liiiu 1 firm Iniinliltiints itu I land has l.r.nu Inhabitants. Jamaica Hay was llchtiTl by Ihe flames, soon as werni.ii , i w iii.i..ns.ri.i.u n-. i Then, was a ,1.000.000 lire In thy Intention scrupulously to conform to th? . I.urope. v.... v .1 si..,i i-.ki-.. 1 ilemnnils of the Un ted States In t il"' mn.v be i ,.i 'i. inc.- i lesncct the Piesldent. It Is explained, I Ued lo !i 1 1 ...il ftftn . i .. , I. !ii . will renllv fe-1 that the relations be. of the ' ' i."SS ...s- IUIIU..IIIK je.ll.l IWIW UVX.JK. QtUltiLU 1.14 UUlt. I take some time for Germany lo demon---i: . strate that Its Illegal submarine war- lui nl mill (.Irani tlnynr lash Over I'lve Carloads. Gnur.n, Aih May IS. Five freight cars have been ordered here to remove th.. liquor confiscated yesterday by M, S. H.iiikIiii. special agent of the Attorney General. The raiding party resumed woik to-day anil in one warehouse alone found and confiscated $50,000 worth of liquor. This, however, represented only a portion of the day's work, The lown Is still under martial law and will remain so, said Capt. Di.IIhu rlim)l commanding the National ; luianisnieii seni nere, until iiov, llender son orders the soldiers away. The raid lug forces under Special Agent Ilaiighn have been increased to 10.1 men. There Is local opposition to Knughn's plan to remove the confiscated liquor. A temporary Injunction waa Issued to day restraining; htm from loading the liquor on cars. The Mavnr has placed guards at the buildings where liquor has hcicn found with Instructions not to permit its removal. BERNSTORFF WARNS " GERMANS IN U.S. Told to Obey laws of Statcs CninniiiKn for Peace 1m Seen. I.ANSINC IS' NOTIFIED! Would Placate Nation, Then Hope for Wilson to Act, Is Relief. Wasui.suto.V, May IS. Count von' llernstorff, th. German Ambassador, to- j day transmitted a statement to the . State Department relative to lli con- duct of Germans In the t'nitrd States, construction of battle cruisers In lieu of Th. etatement, later made pu'iHe by th. 1 dreadnoughts, and adopted a naval In German Ilnibassv. Is as follow 'crease programme to cost approximately , ,. , ... ,..h h... nrrorred nf late Orrmiin Ambassador Hernttorff seat lntrm tlous to nil Ger man ('omuls In the I'nlted Mates to itrongljr Impre.t mi German rltUens living- In their illstrlrts that It I. their "' '"-"" amy rrupulnul) lo oiiey the laws or for roast defence. Ihe NUlei In whlrli Ihey reside. Four scout cruisers No communication on the part of the if.T, In- united States Government has prompted (), fUej (,p, this action nr.d so far as officials here, One ammunition ship Genu's te:; ,iKK,.rrd..'" . lt . , u to obviate any further causes of friction naval appropriation bill will carry ap between Germany nnd the United States, proximately $240,000,000. Thl. Is more Cuees of alleged German plots and law-. tllan hbo.ooo.oOO greater than the total lessness which hae recently como he-1 Df last ye-.ir'H bill. fore the American courts nr. regarded j Tm, abandonment of the dreadnought here as no more numerous than they'a, tll0 v.R,.i nf the first line of the de hae been for months past 1 ferice was the surprls of the commlt- Ka.or.ble Impression. Ice's session. The building programme 1 ,. .iiithnr z.il was that of Chairman Theie Is no doubt that AnibusMflor von 1 nernsiorff'a statement hns mado a I favorable Impression In official circles , here, but official-, and diplomatists In I Washington ore particularly Interested I in mn munves wnica ii.nn now priramini , Germany openly lo take steps to rile-1 courage further li.trUues In th. United I .-luncj. uirecieii nK.unst uerniuny s en.-1 mles. The consensus Is that Germany Is making a bid for American friend ship, even though the so-called German spy system In the United States suffers 111 corueo.uenc., and the question diplo mats now are asking Is. "What Is the rtvison for this abrupt change of policy?" I The answer, which comes from well In formed circles, is that Gem-my has I made this move In r.ursuance of , well thought out campiign to placate the 1 l. lilted Mates nrst and then bend ever' effort toward bringing about pence par leys, with President Wilson as the prime mover. Day by day news Is lomlng to th State Department from Hrrlln and Aus tria that Germany now wants peace. The Kaiser emphasized the desire for an em. or rue war in nis recent talk . . . , . . ..... with American Ambassador Gerard, and Chancellor von Hethmunn-Ilollweg prior to this Informed Mr. Gerard that the Imperial Government thought the time was approaching when President Wilson might initiate a moe for pea. Count von llernstorff here, acting under In structions from his Government, has I emphasized the willingness of Germany " rr " "'" P" ro ,ne pro.o.igeu arm useless struggle. -1 ,,, mntlon to ppend flilf The .Moilie at eriluu. ' flclent money at one swoop to put the campaign and that the imperial Gov- .... -..,. ernn.enthadcou.itedonpeaceovertu.es 0,t am,U" '""' before this. The German offensive at The live battle cruisers authorized by Verdun Is reganled here as something the House committee are to cost $20,- In the nature or a final onslaught for 4Un.r.31 each. Lacn vessel win carry the purpose of Impressing Uh enemies ' ten 14 Inch guns. and neutrals alike and at the same limn Seventeen coast defence sun placing Germany In an advantageous marines will cost 512.325,000 and three position for the end of the war. ile.t submarines S,fin,fino In addition. Mr. Gerard's messages to the State. It Is estimated that tho four scout Department on the desire of Germany I cruisers will cost jS,!tT2,noo each In for pear, have been so numerous thai ) otmiais in wttsuiiigion are uiiuersioou Tn n-n ii'!iro)i win rom i,j.ii,vuu to share the opinion thnt pcaie Is now i each, the hospital ship S2,j00,no0, the becoming of prime impoit.uice to tier- fuel ship tl 3d 4.000 nnd the ammunition many I i-lup 2.T13,00il Hnth Cecil Sprlng-Itlce, the British J i",ialrmati Padgett said that the total Ambassador, and M. Juisernnd. the - construction would amount to about Fiench Ambassador, have Informed the , stijfi.nno.niMi, with an additional Jio, tstate Department that their Govei n-' oOii.OOO for ammunition for the ships au ments are unwilling to hear of peace at thortzod. The figures given above ire the uresent time. They have translated I Inclusive of urmor and armament. The German)', attitude Into admissions by,i Germany that the tight grip of tho blockade and the burden of the military ttruggle are slowly but surely winning Ihe war for- the Kntente, They say that the whole campaign which' the Hntente lias followed flnce the lieglnnlng of the war lias had ns Its nrlme obiect the gradual wearing dow nf Germany. Now that they believe . lley see signs en uieu.-r iii.ni nr,i.,i .,v rard this as simply Indlc-.itlve of I '.he' certain success uf the Kuteute cam- hev see signs of uistreps rrmn iierisn palm. Consequently, It is pointed out, I President Wilson has found no encour- r-resiueni n iwun agement from Loudon or Parts to anv n.m.ia.it foe meril.itlnn. This, it ' nil. tary Lansing paid no attention to Ger- nianv's hint for peace contained In t'.is. recent German note. This also Is given Naviil Committee and included lu the as the leasem why Mr Gerard, much i ),,., calls for an international con to his surprise, finds his peace messages f,.,HIU.,. , discuss disarmament after the from Herlln producing no excitement I'l 1 ,;,.,.., ar was described by Mr. State Department circles. Kilchlii as a great stroke. This "rider" IMedue May Pave Wa resolution was offered In the lonnnlttee by Itepresentatlve Hensley. a "small I'l.ini the Prcs dent s vlewnolnt the ,,, n.i ..-i. ......,,i, ,,.!,. l Aiiibas'ador'H annouiiceinent to-day Is of I possible far reaching Importance If it Indicates that Germany will seriously I follow Its pledge with regard to Lie . abandonment of submurlne warfare, Asl IW'eeil ine l" men iniieiiin sills e ninrii r0Mt,bllP1, on rm ,in,, i.,'.ll.. I...I. 1..., Il lu fA1l .I.... I ...III I fare Is really abandoned, Diplomats nere see ill ine appnreni change of Oei ninny's attitude toward the United States a victory for Count von llernstorff. Had the Imperial Government taken his advice at tho beginning of Ihe wn a warning to OerniHiis scrupulously to obey the laws of the United States would hnve been Issued coincident with the first violations nf law by German subjects, It Is pointed out, I'lnally, how ever, the Imperial Goieriitnen! iiiIiiiIIm that Germans have violated Ihe law and warns them to discontinue Ihe practice, LIONS HOLD UP GEN. SMUTS. Uormer Reier Leader nnd Man I'lre llevolvers All Mithl, Sptrtal Ca'ilr Dtupntrti ta Tnr Srv CArKTOwN, via Ixmdon, May 1S, Gen, Smuts and his staff recently were held up by Hons near Kilimanjaro, German Kant Africa. They were obliged lo sit 1n automobiles all nlgM firing revolvers DANIELS PLAN UPSET IN BIGGER NAVY BILL One Year Scheme Adopted, With Cost Exceeding Thot in 1915 by $190,000,000. FIVK HATTLK CRUISERS Xo Dreadnoughts to Ro Built Disarmament Rider in House Rill. Wasiii.noton, May IS. The House Committee on N'nval Affhira disregarded to-day tho five year bulldlnfc programme of Secretary Daniels, recommended the S160.000.000. The programme calls for the following new vessels: Five battle cruisers, each nlth a speed of 33 knots. Twenty submarines, of which three wl( be of the neet tyl)e and seventeen ti. ... it.. Cnmmlilpfi und 1Bj the support of the Democrats on tho ..k.a Hepubllcan members of the committee made no attempt to get a larg-er number -h elans of vessels, wnen ine Dni- iotng In committee reached a point wi,ere the Democrats were wllllns to ..uthorlze a specified number of vessels the Republicans voted against all Demo cratic motions and the bill os agreed to will bo reported by a party vote. I'lve Vear Plan Sat Discussed. The five year building programme of Secretory Daniels waa not discussed in " committee. ' V " eUori o Dina of a vote on the construction Plans of ' - IT fo thi tee voted on construction for tho next nsc.il year Just as though no compre hensive scheme had been presented by Secretary Daniels. There was a conference of Democratic members prior to the committee meet ing. A working- agreement was reached sunon th. "small navy and "Dig navy i nmnrrau. uiiu uim u.itoii. . .r,. . n hu1. fori llll III" IH . .... L " " ' --- ih hutldlnr of battleship. Huch "small navy" members of the committee as Tte-presentntives Callaway and Henalcy. who have derided the battleship type of n.ival vessels, are understood finally to I have agreed to vote for five battle cruisers and a limited numoer or sud-.,,-.i Imps and auxiliary vessels. I Itepresentattve Stephens of California. i, H.mibllc.n member of the committee, round figure- construction authorized In the naval ap propriation bill of last year amounted to only 130,000,000. Itepresent.itive Kltchlti, the Democratic floor leader, announced this afternoon that he was s.itlsiled with the nctlon of the Naval Committee and would not op- . .ina. tn. naval iiuug.t The failure of the five vear building programme nnd the refusal of the com mim-p ,n .mu .'iiiiii,-, a..iu ..Mr. Kltchln, "Is s-.Ul.sfactnry to me nnd , constitutes a victory against useless ex- mittee to aurnorize nn naiiieanips, s.uci pcmlltures, ' I'll. llUarmameiit "II liter.' ir.,i.in i.- r i,.u!cshlp constiuctlon and an advocate of auxiliary vessels. He said he would M1,,,rt the proposal for live battle ,,,.u,- The resolution adonted liv the a j,,j,t -p was Itepifsei.tative llenslev's ri.,0ulou which was Inserted lu the laxu, .() ,Ilratl.in budget : , or as soon thereafter as It lone, the President Is nutlior- invite all great Governments world to send representatives i ion i min-i - " ...si. n,i..u nr rimiKm , th the duty of suggesting an organ- l. !,... .nil-1 nt lirlll.r.1!nn rw ...Law body, lo which disputed questions lie tweeii nations shall be referred for adjudication and peaceful settlement and to consider the question of dls aimament nnd submit their recom mendations to their respective Gov ernments for approval ; thnt the Presi dent Is hereby authorized to appoint nine citizens nf the United States, wbo shall be qualified for the mission by eminence In the law and by devotion to the cause of peace', lo lie represen tatives of the I'nlted States In such conference, that the President shall t) the i-ninpeiieation of the said icpre sentntlves and such other employees ns may be needed Is hereby authorized j and $100,000, or so much thereof as may be needed is hereby appropriated for that purpose and placed at his ills, pos.il, Chairman Padgett said the Democrats of the committee reached the conclusion that the American navy now h is a suf- flclent number of dreadnoughts and I tdmuM build cruisers. 1 Tho nvo year building piograiiinic ' rniiffittirif em Ornsef Pngre. WIRES TAPPED TO TRACE FRENCH WAR ORDER THEFT IN MORGAN & CO.'S OFFICE PHONE PRIVACY NOT IN JEOPARDY, MAYOR INSISTS AYOR MITCHEL last niRht prepared a complete statement of wire tapping by the Police Department, in order, as he stated earlier in the day, to correct any misapprehension that people miijht feel about espionage. The statement follows: Througli a perloJ of persistent mla- In rlie thud plate, Ihe privacy ot such representation and falsehood concern- telephone communications, when ob- Iok the supervision of telephone wlrws talried by the police, has been pro- by the Police Department, the Police totted in cery Instance, except where Conuuwsloner and I have remained It has been communicated to duly silent, because of the Importance of authorized agents of Rovemment for the work of crime detection and crime the purpose of obtaining still further prevention Involved, particularly b.- eildetue of the cotnmlsslon of the cause this work has touched the In- crimen lu question, tereats of the I'nlted Slates In the In- If tile Impression has been glen teruationat relations of our Govern- that an Individual, by complalnlns to rnent. the police Commissioner, can obtain Wc hae expected that at a proper the supervision of the telephono wlro tlmo thu opjKirtunlty would be offered of another Individual and then learn to state fully the justification and the substance of conversations taken necessity for what has been dono In local crime detection. This oppor- tunlty will come In the hearing of the Thompson committee to-morrow, when the Police t.'ommlMsloner will testify, in the meantime tho public, should understand the necessity for the prac- tlte of supervising telephones by th. police for the detection and preven tion of crime. Untlrely aside from the merits and communications, except when lined for Justification of telephone supervision the purpOwe of obtaining further evl for the purpose of detecting crime In deuce or In prosecutions. Individual lr stances. I wish to correct a general misapprehension which has been studiously and Intentionally created In the public mind. Tho lm- presslon has been given that private citizens are subject to eavesdropping oer their telephones by the police at the Instance of any one who may have Influence enough- with tho Commis sioner to get him to institute, super vision. This Is utterly false and con trary to the facts. In the first place, no telephone wire has been supervised during the term of the present city administration, ex cept upon substantial ground for be lief by the Police Commissioner that a crime ias either ben committed or Is in contemplation aiul that evidence thereof mny be obtained through the supervision of the telephone. In the second place, a record baa been m.ul. Of each such supervision, the authority for the same being given over the signature ot the Police Commissioner, SAYS FOOD MINISTER CAN WIN FOR GERMANY Geortf Bernhard Asserts Office Can Prove Futility of Relief People Can He Starved. c..,.l r,i,' )isinjtc lo Tsa .sv. HerrriRiJAM, via Iindon. May IS. Th. food regulation continues to be the paramount topic of discussion In Ger- many. .. """ ' "', d Vie "the . i - potntment of a "food dictator hn- be- ceime a necessity In connection with Gel- many's foreign policy He eas' The Anglo-Krenoh giandlloquent talk .vniM order out of the chaos. He onl can prove the futility of the hope m ou economic ..olUpse by .lestroylng their starvation chimera and .showing them that tlis-N have lost me wiir. U'corellng tu Information reaching Holland the main object of the new J JAnsl Minister will be U rult-e the block- ' ...i. iieilln liv the ruial districts. When the federated States foresaw want they enacted expel t prohibition... Mecklenburg, Oldenburg, HavnrU and Saxony, feu InM.ime, passed lawe stcip i.li siiuilbs lo Iter Uu t their evptnse. Kven in Piusslii there are districts w-bls h do not allow li. illn to have stocks. ..-rill, ac.otdlim to lepoit re.elved here. Is iisstless under the boirott. 11 ' . . ... . .. TS I II. ..I in U aimed at silencing the outcry In lti.il o and other laig- e'ltles us well ns i..,f .III .be less articulate populations in Theiefoie tile creaiinn m n.u.i i.iium among the lews articulate po the ciuinti.v distiirts, II Is believed that Hie appointment of n Getietal to asslet the Food Minister means that even the ,Ujipll. s of the nunc will be curtailed. CHANGES IN MINISTRY H. lrrerlcl. and Wablow Me..- " 1 , . loiieil fur "l-'i.oil lll.'taliir, sii.ci.it e ithlt i.iiii In Tin. M . v. m.... ii it-run ilesn.itchis of a pi'Hsibb! military viciory is nun. uiiu..-. -urcst. tn..v mfs tueit rnaig, injuring finn made formal cnmplal-it to the but their hop f defeating Genu m bv . and enduiisei lug p.c-sersby and dw elbt s rir Department that n-incrs had starvation Is siliceie, and that atone sup- m ,. wooden houses. Un this aeroiril 1 ,.,, ,'' ', ,i T i J Sms their courage: Hence It Is cleat ! ,),,, 1)f ,ll0 ,'.ln.,i Xoiih has t.-, " 1 i ,hP ntr "1'''" il.nt C.ermanv needs a strong man to , auestil the substitution of less dangei . ' "liei- niifm.ssifiner Yt oocls nnlereel received in llotteid.ini report that 1 lei r , li' "1''K ,v'"" """ von Wablow. I lber-l 'resident of the piovlnce of Pomei aula, will he appointed SENTRY HOLDS UP CARDINAL, l'ood Minister, A reconstruction of the) Government In other wavs also is "':,.,, oK,e. for a., tff rn.it ported to be under contemplation The I'mnfcurfrr Zclfiin.er and ollmr "ler'ler, newspapers believe that Finance Mints- ler llelfferlch will be named for the new oillce of "food dictator It is that Dr Knlf, the I mperl .1 I olou al Mln- Isler. will IK uaiiico .. . I......... i"s. .'n ' .nea'r.i.ls a l,M In Herlln Is that the supplies at present i'llilw only half a poun ' weekly a bead. The Herlln '....' -rr.rr "''". BIG DEMAND FOR NEAR BEER. Von-nlciiboHe l.lqulil siells Well II. I. .Hide.. Snloiins, .sorid Crtfte VflHltch to TlIK Sis i.,.v,.s.iv Mav 19. The Dulfu .Hnll savsi that the non-alcoholic beer recently np ., .i i.v I he Governnient lias neeii nur on sale ill several Loudon saloons and : has 'met with an astonishing demand! dm lug thn Iiouib when the sale of alcoholic drinks Is prohibited. One saloon drew forty gallons of the new beer before 11 o'clock this morning-- ' io-d.tv was a hnt day, j "The trouble Is." Ihe DdUj Hail adds, I "that the beer won't Keep and the supply n ust be msrte fiesh dally." over that wire, that Impression Is wholly misleading and false. No such thing In possible. The Police Commls- slaner has never nuthorlzrd nnd will not authorize the supervision of n telephone line unless h has satisfied himself that there Is substantial re.fson for believing thru evidence of crime can bo obtained. WJieu ho does authorize It ho protects the privacy of We recognize the Inviolable right nt individual citizens to individual privacy in their telephone communications as In other relations of life. K Is, how- ever, absolutely essential to the pro- lection of the community against the commission of crime that the police thouUl to this powerful weapon for t-rlniis detection. It of course must b. safeguarded against abuse, and it ha- " n so safeguarded In every In stance in 'he pr. lent city adinlnlitia- Hon. The Importance of this o:i: and the substantial results obtained In the conviction of criminals, who would otherwise have gone free, will be pointed out by the Police Commis sioner on the Hand to-monrow. Con viction on lonvlctlnn has been ob tained which would otherwise have beet. Impossible. The Haff murderers, as well as dozens of other rlmlnaLs would still be nt large had the police not used this means. HUNT U. S. SAILORS LIKE DEER IN PANAMA Minister K.vplains llisariiiin of Police in Canal Zone Chief Itcsigiis. it't led to the eitllit-s of Seymour A; . Seymour. A iletectiiiiluiiie. Was ln ulf lniairl: lu Tsi sL , M.-ille-d In an adjoining niiu-e Access Havana, ituv IS. Senor Morales, the "as obtained to the ntllcis nirn.selves ,.rat Mintftet Panama has ever sent to ,.uMi arrived here to-duy. When In - . . ' . .! V,," v"' ' a " "The police of my country use Ions i.mge ntles, Sometimes at night, when hunting intoxicated and disorderly Ainet ai, s.iilois. Uke hunting deer In the oils rifles PaNamv. May IS The Chief of Police o! Paniim.i has resigned bee .use lie r.m sldeis himself insulted by the dbanulli.: of his men, The alius were delivered to the Aniei leans to-day. I '.t mi m.i business nie"i will cable S. ' r'tary Lansing that Intervention m tlu elections Is necessaiy u prevent bb.ol shed, despite the American ..lllcl.ils' re.-- imineudiition to avoid intervention. FILES CLAIM FOR $889,771. Coal ( oinpniiy tisUs llriaratto (or llviTMlvr sil.lppll.u Hate, Wabhinciton. May l - The ingest 1 clnlm for reparation eve,- piesented to I the Intel state 'onmierce Commission I was filed to-day by the Delaware, Uick- nwatin.i and Western Coal Cuninny. It Is fur 1s!'.7Tl, said to be for excessive charges un shipments of anthracite from i be Pennsylvania fields to points in New I V..rl. New Jersey and othel States. The petition states that the mumus ! sum after a . ompreht'iislve uivestlga .oii deeded that the freight rales on nnthi ... He w.ie excessive and onb-ied lediic-tii.ns vv lib'1. became- effective on a,. , ,11H c't.im toi iep.ir-.Uion civets payments made at the excessive rite for two veais prior to .Mav I. , ,tllllf !,,,,, ,,, Tin sis ....., ,s Th, Tuu, , ( w' ,,,,, oirrtlu.il M , . whpn , M ,v(lM rturMilli; diocesan tour on the ground that ! , . were not In order , .., 1 r uu ' . V, - to go to the i fled, so the nminatiiler sent an oltlcer lo examine the papers. He was allowed to p-ooeed. A high German olllclnl later visited tlie prelate and apologized for the Incident. GEN. MARCIIAND NOT DEAD, I'arls A ....o.i.i.'rs ft. mm under Is ol - 1 i;,,.,, Vo,....leil. verrer I'ablr KruP'itih to Tnr i v Putin. May IS.Tlie lepoit that Hen. M.irch.in.l In dead Is untlii' even been wouiiiled. Despitelies Iroin the fu.in r.ae 11 iig Paris on May I'l lutnouiirnl Hie deaili nf Gen. .lean Itapilsle Mi.icti.ind lien. Mnrrhiind was vvoipidril I" the lighting In Champagne last September Mitehel, Swann and "Woods Dhclosc Details of Amaz ing Intrigue. CI.B1.K IX EMPLOY OF IJANKKKSSrsPKCTED Said to Have, Conspired With Some One in the Seymour Offices. IXQCIKY TU.IXC.S OCT III XT OF MEXICO PLOT llevclations Forced After Mayor Issues ritimatnm to Thompson. The e'lty administration Justifies the tnppilig of the telephone wires that lead Into the offices of Sc)inotir A Seymour, lawyers, in the Cqultahle lluilJI-'K', on the Ki-niiml that Police Commissioner Arthur Woods received Information from .1. P. Mors.in & Co. that an employeo nf tin? Morgan firm uiiil some one lu tho Seymour office, had conspired tu furnish to munitions manufacturers tho contents of secret c.iUe messages and orders from the I'rencli Minister of Finance. Alex andre Hlbol. Tho iletallR nf this iiitriJ-ie- were dlscloseet last night to the Thompson legislative committee following hour, of conferences with Mayor Mltchel. Commissioner Woods, District Attor- , ti'-y sn-nuii und townnl evening with Ptederick Seymour, who said he knew- nothing at nil about tile hi- leged i onnlvance of any one In his otlice. Commissioner Woods will tell the I story In an open se-ssion nf th. com nillteo this morning Copies nf Orders l iiinnl. Tile s.st of It Is this: Thiee montliM ago the- Mii-ya'i firm liec.-ime i. vvnt n that some., mn. wns ob tnltiltit: .sur reptltloun Infoiniatlon itbout iniinltiiins orders from tip. French Government a cletl; !n dir. firm's empa.v was siispcrted. The Hums Detrctive Asency was put t . work to find 'In- leal;, and the li-ni". followed thrniiii certain orders tha ind been l mill papers weie found rmitniniiiE 1 exact copies ,,f c.ibli.gtvims (ind or- I'1 nddre-sed to .1. P MorRnn Jt Co iin.l signed In iit(. I'lcmb Minuter of I Inanre Af-tlniT nti the evideiici the Hum" , detectives lunl gatliercil. ihe Morgan tlie telephone wire lapped. A rlvsi agency leve-aleil the activity of the Hilt ns people arid the newspaper dis cussion of the Seymour detectnphone Incident followed. Thnt was n month ago. Ilul it si. i linppened that the publicity enme Just in time to "tip ntf" the persons Involved en o.' Uleni escaped nnd the police were pre vented from obtaining over the tapped telephone line the Information tl-ey "ought I . , Inferests Involved. There !s another sides to the wire tappliiK Incident ns It concerns the Seymour c-use, however, thnt neither tin' .Mayor nor the Police Commis sioner would discuss, because, they said. II Involves tlie Interests of the United States Government. It was the I'ldice f'cnnnilsslnnrr's second reason fur ordering; the line tnpperl. the Mnrguii Information being- the first ri-.isori. And it Is understood that ll i-otii'eiiis a shipment or supposed intencb'il shipment nf munitions to Mi'Vi'o which were bought under preie.v nf being for the Allies. The Information hs If nrte!n.i1l v n the attention of the l'nllce rmmii. ' sinner and the Mayor bud startling ram.- Itlcatlons. The alleged theft of cable- grams and w ir orders received by the Motgati film fiom Knirne and other n' the tillieel nit'ons was of onlv inmor 'm Ipottance beside these other pn.dhtlitie 'Ph. Mexican theory vvns but nun o" .these l!e.ueniberliig n iiieviinis eimila- '.i"', there was also the ....-slbl!lty tha whalevei' fnfnrm.it ion mac have been stolen from the sca ,'ieut of the A1H". innv have lentied the hands of Germans- engaged in preventing the manu facture and sb iiin.'-n of arms end am munition fiom ibis country to e.jerman.'' foes I living to the piemalure public dlseti.. sum of ine Se.vmour Incident a inonfi ago, aiiorilli.g lo the theory of th Ma voi and the Police Commis'lor-cr. s great .Teal of evidence desired bv the police lor use h) Ihe District Attorney tr prosecuting the niiegeil inert, ir no f us. in oilier mailers In which llio Peel rnl e lovei ntiient vciih concerned, ceiilrt live one in the Police Department, a" : no' muu, m,. mi. c"- sun j x t Mi. Sw nun s i. Illci- He has not j ti ic e hole hanntlve- the Police Ds , piutiiiciu'.s Jiintc.ilioii for tapping the . Se viiinin- wir.- was Hist told last eve. ping lo tin Thompson committee by Dis. i Micirne --vs.ii i. r"....- i-...is iinn u- lig s.,.n,tl- 'Hlllll i-lin i.li'i i .I.llllllllis liatlee. i.tllci.iU i.Mild not get together on Hi. wire tapping subject for the teaeo. till! ir.