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strong northeast winds.
Highest temperature yesterday, 40; lowest, 33
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AND THE NEW YORK HERALD
A HAPPY BLENDING.
The amalgamated SUN AND HERALD
preserves the best traditions of each.
In combination they cover a wide field
and make a greater newspaper than
, either has ever been on its own.
VOL. LXXXVII. -NO. 1G6 DAILY. , .ff
STATE TO ASK FREE IRELAND
CRIMINAL TRIAL! FIRST, LEADER
FOR SOCIALISTS! fELLSBRITISH
Counsel for Prosecution I Acting President Says
Prepares Evidence for I Country Then Will Agree
Action. . : to 'Monroe Doctrine.'
CASK NOT YET ENDED j PEOPLE iT0T HOSTILE
NEW YORK, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1920t Sk.1 c.
Assembly Has Not Author
ized Move and Adverse
Comment Is Aroused.
Removal of Oppression
Would Clear Situation,
Puzzles London Star
Special 'abtt, Copyright, 1920, by Tub
Sk and New Yobk Heiui.d,
LONDON, Feb. 12. "Where
has President Wilson disap
peared to?" is the question to
which the Evening Star demands
an answer to-day. The newspa
per says that if these wore the
uays of the Arabian Nights, in
stead of the prosaic twentieth
century, it might well be believed
that his death was being con
cealed for reasons of state.
The Star remarks that It is one
of the queer anomalies of Repup
lican government that a Presi
dent can practically disappear
from public sight so easily. ,
TO TIE UP MINES
Radicals Threaten to Call
Out Diggers to Force
APPEAL OF RAIL
Arranges to Receive on Por
tico Delegates Represent
ing Sixteen Bodies.
PRICE TWO CENTS
IN NEW YORK CITY AND SUHURBS.
ON TRAINS AND ELSRWIIEUB.
PIAS MAY HIT A SNA(i,T0 KEpLy mAm
AIR TAXIS FOR
FINDINGS ABB DRASTIC ' DISCOUNTS WARTERILl j )vi)M KTUWU
People Are NotehindMen Petitiou of tho
Who Openly Preach hoodg to Be
Bolstan. ; fore Intei,v.ew
ORKERS ARE NOT A UNIT
REBUFF FOR TRACKMEN
AociimmI Assemblymen Broke United States Onlv Nation!
Oaf li of Office by Disloynlty,
That Could Menace Britain,
Says Irish Minister.
Carries Two Passengers, Busi
ness or Pleasure, 50
Cents a Mile.
Commerce in Danger as Well'
as Chaos SUfercd by U. S. j
in Fuel "Walkout. I
DEMOCRA TS PUT DAMPER
ON PEACE TREA TY HOPES;
SAY LODGE LACKS 64 VOTES
Governor Allen Says State Law
Forbids Action by Rail
WORKERS ALSO OPPOSE IT
Director-General Nines Tells
Them Their Case' Must Go
ht '0 The Scv m Nzir York IIchiid. j Sptcial Cable. Copyright. 1510. by .Tns Sin
Albany, N. Y., Feb. 12. Charging j and New Yons Htiut.n.
that h nve Socialist Assemblymen ' London, Feb. 12. Arthur Grimth,
are "mitors to both tho State and na- -speaking ns acting: President of Ireland
tlon " counsel for the State In tho j tho absence of Eamonn de Vale to,
rrosecution nf the excluded members j has reaffirmed Mr. de Valerl's nsser
Wan to-day the preparation of nfflda- j tlon ifit Ireland was willing to accept
vits to in- sent to district attorneys as ' a British Monroo Doctrlno if she were
n hasm for proceedings under the es- I fTranted full Independence. Pressed by
P'onat'e ai t. The accusations parallel ! reporters for a moro complete state-
In part ihoso made against Benjamin : nent. however, lie Insisted that such u
rfVO inn im n ' J,I!W YollK H8"1-
KxV&b JUU JlJlihls AN HOlRi Indon. Feb. 12. The extreme ; labor
j faction declared war to-day against
A,,..,n rrvn., , Tr.itlle Dav1'1 L'oyil Gcorgo government.
.iimvi 11.1111 AtlIB Ul VVlll ilC
hhs jmiudicii to t;iose uv
In a statement containing labor's ver
sion of tho situation, Vernon Harts
i hnrn, member of the National Execu
' tlvo Committoo of the Miners' Federa-
1 , Hon and M. P. from Glamorgan, Wales,
Specuil Cablt, Copyright. I9M, hy Tub Srx ! predicted a great strike in a few
t"Dk'Y?."K forc nationalization of the
Gitlnw. formerly member of the As- j Kuaranteo hy Ireland was possible only 1
. u,lvlcieu in .-xew lorK. , was iree ana couw treat ; .irlwrs indulge in a twenty-four hour
.sembly tho counsel went ahead
wi'h its p'.an of forwarding to the of an agreement with Great Britain , ulero nte 110 toxicahs for hire nn en-I tripio alliance tho miners' union, the
Special to TntfScx and ,mr Tobk Hwur.
Washinoton, Feb. 12. Director-General
of Ttallroads Hlncs definitely re
fused to-night to meet tho demands
of tho maintenance of way em
ployees of the railroads for an lncreaso
in wages at this time. His position,
he made plain, was In line with the
stand taken last night on wage ad
vances In general.
A committee of ten headed liy .1, P.
Malloy, vict- president of the orai)iy.a-
! fctrlke to enforro their demand for an ! crr,m(,nt Irrespective of whether the ' tin". presented credential (o the DI
no was unaoie to see a possibility I increase m their schedule of fares and I "nera nan xno cooperation of the ; rrruir-itenerai from
untv nroseautors nf vw vv ' after Premier David IJovd Geor-n's . 111 1"1!""' aircrau company lias
M ined by the five men, sworn copies IrJsh situation as he saw It. ! brain of H. G. We'.ls a year and n half
of the evidence as presented In the; "Tlle only way of a settlement is for ago, when he Vas a memlier of n Gov
tiial. "The five Assemblymen by their 1 EnKla"d to permit the Irish people to ernment committee. For a fare of
Hedges and speeches have rendered ! settI ,n tliflr own way," ho said. 1 nrt' ccnts a m'lu Uv" 1' issongpni will
themselves amennhln f k , ! "Tho Encllsh sav that thev fe-r n 1 Ijo t'arrled at a speed of on.: hundred !
t..e enu,nag0 act and shou.d be W. are hostile ononZrS
Meted under its terms," the seven law- : 118 IonK as the British oppress us. As ! a place for carrying light luggage. It
jers who act as spokesmen for the ' Io"s as that ls true our sympathies 1 now Is possible to travel in this way
Judiciary Committee state In a ninety ! are wltn "c6. or tho United States, j from London to the south of France
naire brirf uihrnitM lor Germany, or with nnv nntlon hn ,or -o-
" ' vw-uujr iu irjt'in- J
'crs f tho Assembly. Tho document i ls 'H'arrlnff aealnst tho British.
transport Workers' union and the Na
tional Union of Rallwaymch and tho
Trades Union Congress.
Mien 13. Barker
president of the union, with a letter
stating the committee hud power to
negotiate for tho organization.
The pirector-General told them It
"In my opinion we shall be In the "'jus Impossible to get anything done
thick , of a national striko In six
weeks' the labor member Is
Samo Measure Could Re Mad
to Apply to Whole Nation,
pums ihe case and concludes:
"A decent regard for the Assembly as
f popular teprescntattve house of the
Ptate requires that these five Assembly
mn be excluded from their seats, They
have taken a falsa oath to secure seats
whjch they cannot occupysntIemen.
patriots, loyal citizens or Assemblymen.
Jney Como under the false mctencc of
By the iifc of the aerial tnxl. an
j American business man claims to have
as saying. "If it comes to a question
of striking for on Increase in wages or
for nationalization, I think it will bo
now hecanse of tho short period of
government control. It was tinfor
I lunate, he said, that the organization
I should break Its agreement with the
Hallroad Administration when nothing
could be done. Mr. HineR then assured
Tho government, It was authorlta- j the members of the committee that
tlvely stated, was fully cognizant of i the matter would be placed before the
tho gravity of tho situation, ilnd was i President with other appeals and that
Oppression t'nnse of Hoattlltr ! vl c 1 " 10'uuu oeai on tne Continent "'-"" wiien A-remicr iioya ueorgo wuuiu coiuinunicaie wiin mem
v I 'hich. ,,e otherwise would have failed i laid down his policy, which falls' Just r tho President made his decision.
" My the,y,must have; C ' 1 ""on of th& labor demands. The Pre- President Wilson will announce hla
..ni Kes .... tlon yesterday that any and on the railroad wage question at
".Tki iiic rftiiii'.si ni i ..... . i
Ireland Is th kev ,n th Ati.n.u t-.,.i the committee of tha Lyons Fair, it lis. I a"npt y labor to convince the coun-' a conferenco to-morrow w
against whom? There is onlv one nation ' bttn, decided to crSata a papsennr nlr try by vlolonft would be a challengo ! chosen representative. rf th
.t.i. ... . . : r service uecwefln i.nnrinn nm T....ti. r.. i n.. .
wmcn couiu aiiacK urent Britain on tho ,iv,in , Ti,' " "
Ulng ,o5a. to their Government when In to i ZlZna or ToLf
't they are citizens of the Interna- Wh hostility Is IWtlsh oppression.' I to 5dk
t'onale and desire abovw all hln ti,. wnlc'. when removed, automatically ro-
In th nftornnnn
and desire above all thines tha wnlc"' .wnen removed, automatically
and would be fought to the death- now
assumes additional significance.
representative, rf tho sixteen
railroad unions demNKMng Increase
pay. The conferenco will bo the first
of the kind the President has held
In the afternoon.
destruction of this Government." : "7nS"' :
Preinre rh . c , ment ad to outline a possible means WILSON MORE ACTIVE
Prepare Freah Attack on Sweet. OUWof the lmpa.se created by the Lloyd . Dc
following the unsuccessful effort made ' Georgo-De Valera statements, Mr. Grlf- xttAlKo Ut bl Al L
yrsterday by Assemblyman W. V. Pel-' Slh .,,efJa, that ltl flrst ,nove by
XSK'il: ciad fanel ' ST' " US I Indic' This.
01 lne committee's counsel In . "Can the Dall Elreann make a formal serial m T,ir r . v... ...... .
With the experience gained In the i since ho was stricken on Ms snenlrlrnr
strike of the National Union of Railway- , tour lor the League of Nations.
?Tn aB,t,raru .Govvernm,ent ,s con- i It was Indicated to-night that when
Ment of Its abl Ity to beat the proposed the representatives of the brotherhoods
on me, uBijiK mo great rorco or
public opinion. .Meanwhile, however. It
meet President Wilson they will ask for
is conciliating moderate Lai'or by Its pro- ' n dcflnlte assurance of a decrease In the
gramme of advanced social and economic ! cost of llvln& presenting their demands
measures, profit sharing. Insurant
,againsi unemployment and shorter work
i Ing hours.
trMntin i... i . . . : . ..".." . . . . " v......
,. : u"? '- '"'' ei0re ine trial ucciarauon tnai maepenoent Ireland Ui Washington. Feh i!t.M.n. in.
-""J'-" iuepreau iumB io aocepi a uriusn -nonroo doc- son from this ttmn fnnm'rH ,ni t, i
nment to-night. ume?" he was asked
KV. he PPonenUs of Speaker "res." ho replied. "Ireland is willing fairs, It became known to-day follow
Pnt-et another onnortnnlti- f i, -n t-.to nnt .ht i.t r....t... . . ifV V. . Tf m ..rv. looa. roUowlng
Th . hf ndful ..f Ambl'en kTready re-' ' her" ,StraluV towd" ah urih net mee lngsnm Pre?
v "unaci n cunuuex in it it cre puasioiu iur ireianu son to-morrow will havn a
K!"nHnd.",S,rr,mlnal """ton Is I to submit .her ease to the League of wUh ?h" uSoad brrlofflSS
nsl hande.1 Th.y Insist that nothing Nations, Mr. Griffith retorted : mfd t0 nflrm Dr.he T&Jz , S
.?r .h r0UM1Oe d0Ile unt the ver- "To a League of Nations properly con- that the President now Is sufficiently re-
, " oen given. nuuiru, yes; out mo present league is , covered to attend. In the real sense to
J 'v.uiuiiuu tliruugll V '.'"I""-"'. uviuiiiairu ujr ine OUlieS OI OIIICC.
des a.il01, .l(id the general strike ; obe- 'ho British. When the league Is properly The few P(;rsons tne p,fBMent ha
,i i . .. 0Wn. party even t0 'he ?rSanlzeu -"V united states exerts; seen Kince he became ill last September,
roi u of violating their oaths of oflico 1 PPer influence, there then will be, he lias received while he has been In
the Mate ; an endeavor to render this perhaps, hope for us." , bed. It Is expected, however, that
sorte! 7nr"Zlla:,y ' r.itc. Keep n.d. orr. ' i!"c!irth3-w lson w,w be whn
Mr. Grifllth made these statements at i . A" word obtainable at the Whlto
a luniheon by foreign press correspond- ""use is to tho effect that Mr. Wilson
ents w hlch preceded an Irish self-deter-1 ls Improving slowly but surely, and that
mlnatlon meeting In Albert Hall last ' now !s mercly a question of n short
night. The entire proceedings nicely II- ! tlme before he will be In nctlve swing
lustrated the anomaly of the whole Irish 1 " u" cnarge oi anairs,
j more active part in governmental at-
1 .I.I.I . :.
.oiiTOnnj an are proved In the
vicictice eo far presented, the brief sets
Hiimiiiary of (lie PlmllnK.
The lirlef i, presented to give membe
f the Assembly an orderly s atement of I,roblem- Speaking before the foreign
"- lf.ld:ng nointa of th t.im!. ' "i I PTesa correspondents In a fashionable.
.'h mo"y and rnrt ?!X I WVMLN ARE BARRED
-'hi cLpm. hostl'e -to the Government.!
: . c,'"Pters, tho summaries of
""" .ire aa follows; I
sike without, tho least Interference by
tMn police, who have arrested hundreds
IN BRITISH PULPITS
ine flvo Asipmhivm.r, k.. -i j , ln" pouce, wno nave arrestea nunareus .
"'-Hs'a,A, 1 4r0f theSoc1fusf ",her n adherents. The Church of England Again
'"tj nm -to ,ot.. i.i ,mirnnri!.r meeting .n Albert Hall last n ght also P.' r..V DJ
h. n.iuarnalainurZlV6,,0"?. ' P.aBS?". lthout Interference by the po-' KejectsTheir Plea.
"'iu.iiii,e,' tlieniselve fmm .oi,T .v. I,ce' unoiign .nr. tirinitn, rror. O.Ne , . c
'nst,t a of InT thC I on of the organizers of the Republican Sfcla' Ca"' Copyright. 1920. BV
lh"'M and tne oath iiwn Aem' - Arnl-' and othe who a-o on Dublin , T XJ" 0KK '
ssfa,.. aUl ,akcn' by them , castle's proscription list wore among t, Feb. 12. The ecc!
;h,",i,"'. '7"l3e t0 ,akc '"rectlons from
By Thi Suj
aniom: x , . mo ecclesiastical
j h u. me lower nouse, in con-
III hN Interv.cw with the newspaper J"0" t canterbury, again has re-
(r th.ir ..i... '"-am . tnra Mr. Griffith nnilitantiv r.r.,,i . . Jccieu me ngni or women to Dreach from
"r in.ns ui the AwmWv Ini I,"?.'; ' an' way out of iht I"h dltflculty. ' he VWW ot the Church of England
""ir vot.-.s for nil 'ncl,adl"5 0"a reporter good naturedly charged him , Canon Temple offered a resolution thai
mis choven I), tKe leeuintii. . . "ith maintaining an Imposslblo obstruc-1 ome" preachers be permitted, under
lth their party on all oeM.Inn'. .,i'.1 tl0 Tlc. H merely shrugged his conditions approved by the bishops of
1'iuce their resiMiatlons In i the h.7 , shoulders.. oiocesrs. to preach at nil except the
clue ..,;' .S?in 'heh.a,,ds ot in the course n' il,. Ath.,t ir.n regular services of tl.e church.
foinianw f .i..i ' ns.JV? P"1'" : i.u.irhn rhn ohn'riro .n.. ....i ; The Dean of Canterbury nffor.,1 an
Mar Be Flair In Labor's J'lnns.
Despite1 the violence contained In the
1 statement of Mr. Hartshorn to-day and
, that In the speech of W. Lunn. Lnhnr
member from Kothwell, in the House of
Commons last night, the gravity of tho
situation must not bo overexnggerated.
The radical polloy outlined by Mr.
Hartshorn Indicated that there was a
possibility of the failure of the Labor
plan, for three reasons. They are:
1. The meeting of the miners' federa
tion executives holds the possibility that
tho miners .henselvea will repudiate
these executives' direction of affairs and
adhere to the political programme of the
Labor party, although the consensus
nerc is tnai tnis is improbable. Mr.
Hartshorn and .Mr. Lunn represent not
only the radical coal miners but Mir.
numerically u:id politically the most
2. Tho meeting of the Trades rtninn
Congress, which the miners demand be
called, may not support the strike.
3. The result of the miners' own haunt
ing, which, after all, may bo against
Indeed, the two labor soeecheti in.t
night, one by William Brace, president
of the South Wales Miners' Federation
and the other by Mr. Lunn, Indicated
that Labor Itself wob facing a critical
If the preliminaries to the coal strike
do not determine whether Labor lines up
with the coalitionists, hoping eventually
for an Increase In wages as an alterna
tive. At the tune of the negotiations
last summer the brotherhoods, at the re
quest of the President, did not press for
higher wages. The railroad workers
base their pleas for an advance In wages
now on the increase ln the coat of living
since the last general wage raise In 1918.
The labor leaders conferred at tht
American Federation of Iabor to-day
and elected B. M.' Jewell acting president
of tho railway department of the Ameri
can Federation of Labor, Timothy She
of tho Brotherhood' tf Locomotive Engi
neers, ana u. J. Aiamon oi tne uraer or
Railway Telegraphers as a committee to
see the President. The committee was
named Immediately after word came that
representatives of the men would be re.
celved by the President before he
reached his decision on their appeals and
the recommendations of Director-General
The letters from the railway unions
transmitted to the President constitute
Special to Tn Scn akd New York IIkiuu
Chicago, Feb. 12. "No matter what
issues from tho conferenco between
Director-General Hlnes and the rail
road men," declared "Gov, Allen of Kan
sas to-night, "thero'll bo no railroad
strike In my State. In the first place
tho law forbids It, and ln tho second
placo tho chairman of the Kansas
strike committee of the Railroad Mailt
tenance Union havo asked their su
periora to exclude Kunsas from any
strike order that may !o promulgated
Clov. Allen declared that Ills State's
new anti-strike and anti-lockout legis
lation made possible his optimism. Ad
dressing tho Chicago Har Association
he described the functions and already
numerous activities of the Kansas
Court of Industrial Relations and then
said that what this court Is doing for
Kansas it easily could do for thu en
"Already we have seven cases on the
ouri uochci and the court Is mi; leu
dAvs old. Three of tliefcn ox-ies were filcil
ny employers, four by employee.". In nil
these cases direct negotiations between
employer and employee failed and. ac
cording to tho law, they havo fetched
their troubles Into this court where mat
ters will be adjudicated. Mtanwhile
work Is going on as usual.
"Tills court Is founded upon the prin
ciple that government should have the
same power to protect society against
the ruthless offences of an industrial
strike that It has to protect against rec
Poyefrior Allen said that the court had
tho power to determine all Industrial
rontroversiei -which might "threaten to
hinder, delay or supenJ the operation
of such Industries as those nffcetlng
rood, ruci, clothing and transportation.
"As believers In Analo-Paxon lintltii-
tlona." thd Governor continued. we
must realize that the only sure source
from which Justice mny emanate Is or
derly and Impartial government at an
hour when radical labor leaders nro seek
ing to create a prescriptive political or
ganization which shall threaten public
cfficlals: It Is time for patriotic Amer
icans to insist that there shall bo one
Btamlard of Justice for all men."
Wants Showdown on
"Truckling" to Unions
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12.-.Rcp-resentntivo
mndo public to-day n letter to
Preitent Wilson expressing: the
hope that he would not "permit
Mr, Hincs to accede to present
Mr. Blanton told tho President
that in the last few months he
had received more than 5,000
letters from Democratic voters
"assertine: that if the Administra
tion truckles to another demand
from organized labor they will no
longer vote the Democratic
"A showdown must come
sooner or later," Mr. Blanton
said, "and now is the opportune
time. The American people are
ready for it."
Hitchcock and Others De
cide Against Revised Ar
ticle X. Reservation.
LIKE ORIGINAL BETTER
Underwood Hopeful He Can
Enlist Sufficient Support
Thomas Prepares to Attack
Economic Clauses Others
PLAN DELAY IN
Republican Leaders in Con
gress to Await Better Eco
X0T HOSTILE TO BILL
Universal Military Traininc
Also May Have to Go Over
KANSAS TO BACK
DEMANDS OF MEN
Railroad Workers Advised to
Igtiore Strike Order.
Special to Tan Scn ixd Nsw York Heiuid.
Topbka, Kan.. Feb 12. Hlchard J.
Hopkins, Attorney-General, will filo com
plaint before the Court of Industrial
Relations aiklnr for higher train for
all the maintenance of way and shop
laborers of the Kansas railroads as noon
as the1 roads are returned to nrivalo
ownership. The Attorney-General also
win assist these unions in their flKht
before the court or better wages and
This was the statement made to a
an appeal for Immediate relief from ex- deWtlon of union men of the Santa"
istlne llvlns conditions and the bringing fe who .v0n th Attorne--GeneraI
l.erinl 10 Tim Sc.- and New Yomt lUmp.
Washington, Feb. 12. Republican
leaders of the Senate and House ln
conference to-day virtually determined
to Insist on the postponement for one
or two years, or until tho present large
jovernment expenditures "can be re
duced, of all legislation providing for
tho granting of bonuses or other aid
to service men. It ls expected similar
action will be taken on the question of
universal military training because of
tho present need for" economy.
The attitude of the Kepublldans Is
not one of hostility toward' the propo
sition, It was empnasizett, uui me
unanimous belief that the state of(
governmental finances absolutely pro
hibits any legislation along this line
Iteports that tho American Legion's
representatives are planning to press
next week their demands for a soldier
bonus and tho approval of universal mil
itary training were partly responslDie
for tho action to-day. Llkcwlco there
nro many members of both parties who
havo been urging this legislation,' as
shown by tho numDer of bills Intro
duced. The position of the Republican lead
ers will be presented to the Legion rep
resentatives, and because of the present
financial situation confidence Is ex
pressed on both sides of the Capitol that
the service men will agree to the post
ponement, Inasmuch as a virtual pledgo
will ba given to grant the aid la tho
form of a cash or bond bonus ornoans
to buy farms and homes when the
Treasury Is hi position to 3tand the ap
The action on the bonus question was
part of an agreement of the Republicans
of pressure to bear by the Admin stra- ,r"l miuum no resuming i .,- y , J
tlon for a dueilon of nricef TnTv ! e strike order. The advice of tho At- I to break all records In reducing; appro
urge that the flghfon the high cost ot torjiey-Qeneral was that the union olll
Continued on Third Page.
rarmDcrs to .hiik.
nf thai., t.j . .. . ! meechen the fh;irre vnnn nft.n ..na.i..l .
Jh'Ir functions n3 Assemblymen rfh. ! the DuWln CastI Rovernment was amevdl"cnt which provided that In view
"Wiled them from taking the oath of ne r?a obstructionist force, desiring to ' , f statements of St. Paul on the
villi,- nn rPtnlAra .1 I ai. .... in. rta n lh. .t.lit. n.in . - I'SUDiefL anil Oi Uniform nmnH... nt .h
imiiiHiiu ovu.ua iuu liiciu.y vu mam- - --- - - - w. .1,0
1 1'uurr'i ui me past, it was undesirable to
grant the permission proposed. His
amendment was carried
and rendered their oath wi
he .Sociallur imr 1. .. ' ... tain fat nnwarftil tnh.
10 revoiil- 1 1 - j-...-.
? ttro : SiViV FEINERS HERE
u ::: : DE backdown
tional n-ini- r ,. 13 an nnti-na-to
the ?L'L. y llc. aeslance H given :
""o the .,! . 1... " "B"'e ""a Pre-. McNeil' A Uerrorl .
Discredited by De Valera.
USE WILSON PROMISE
TO FIGHT HIGH RENTS
Trainmen Ask Palmer to Act
in Pittsburtf Suhu'rh
r Horace piunJ-et? -inth, ,f ,.,
Special to Tne Sf.v ind Xiw Ynns'llmitn.
was anmed t-msavw,, i-eo. 12. President Wlt-
.1 ".illeil son s Premise to the Drothcrhood of Rall-
relLtt-' way Trainmen that he woulrl mnt. an
imnmiun me;um' y in London ml to a',!,rnPt to reauco tho cost of living with
the reported .itntfmsnt of Prof. Me.Veil . tn0 of the Attorney-General of the
Sinn Keln "Jllrlstcr of Industries," be- j United States was put to the test to-day
w.e uui "ivciu'b uim mnn f em was 'w uromernooa louga at JlcKces
ready to accept Premier .Lloyd George's I Rocks, a railroad suburb of this city
home rule plan. Jhas called upon Attorney-General Pal.'
tihor of th
"ji..,, a,, . ; '"""j rm.i p.an ana n veteran
'tlvor Ttpii no " general strike Is niaierian .-.j pr.i,lK;,Ui, wss
about run, n , 1. plan ,0 bring J J ray w"-n m ntt-ntlon w
"na aI ?n, 1? " vorable to revolution to a vabd repor' of an fri-h r
hrart r at Zry . . , non-Ptlcal
ciT.ni ? ,uch acta make them treas
b ahn! aw'fh6'-criminals noUn
, " live Assemblvmn .t..i , wv 1( raia air Horace, 1 'er 10 laiK ine isnaiorus of that town
"Hh .hh - tkX tor mSVJattotmennaMaM,mo reason' Thcy Pmoned toay
(0,"r Government: three of toi Kiim t"1 ''V- U W ' XVf 'uzh P"ttIw Guy CampbeH
('n. snin' '"7, Pf.H'eni believable. I am Inclined to think thit.d'.' ). and assure Sir. Palmer that
AVmMCVoctrlnM as candidates for
uT'ZV. ?l?n' by EI,
hn n v s . . " T"oa Brown,
land Vt..., ."".' Arthur E- Suther
C, "noCMb0'r' I!enr- F- Wolff,
iitrtn 0, ,er and Arch'bala E.
a. 'not' must have been lost in cahllnglls at all Inclined to ?o Into court ove-
tlllS neW5. anfl that- fin .lqln.inM. U.. 'thr. ..nl nKlAm t . ,r .
Prof. Mc.N ell should read something .like lodge will furnish him with an abun
. t. 1n Feln wll! not accept vrre- dance of evidence of profiteering in
mier Lloyd Geonre's home rule nlan."'" hounes. an.-irtnif nl. mil .it, .
Kamonn De Valera. President nt th
"Irish Republic," could not credit the
McNeil statement as cabled.
houses, apartments and single rooms.
ine trainmen charge that this Is the
time for the Administration to give them
proof of its good faJi.
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living be pushed with the utmost vigor
as the only final solution of the wage
problem In the United States. The appeal
volunteers a number of suggestions for
legislation regarded as necessary to meet
tho situation and to offer relief to work
ing classes in general.
President Wilson will study all data
presented by the Director-General be
fore meeting the union men. He will re.
reive them, It Is understood, on the
south portico of the White House at
10 :30 in the morning, when he will so
out for his usual period of fresh air. I
A further ronf.rpnpi h.lw..n tm
I Hlnes and W. O. Lee. head of the Rail
way Trainmen, who have given notice of
1 an abrogation of Its wage agreement,
iProbaoiy win De neid to-morrow.
RECALL OF &TRIKE
j UP TO PRESIDENT
Order May Be Rescinded if
He "Acts Right," Men Say.
Special to Ths Sdi asd Niw Yoiic HiaiLo.
Detroit, -en. 12. Railroad main
tenance of way men. unyielding since
their strike order was Issued Monday,
hinted to-day that their dealings with
President Wilson would be carried on
In a more conciliatory manner than that
adopted with Director-General' Hlnes
and said that If the President lld the
right thing-' the strike order would be
rescinded at once. In semi-official quar
ters It was said that the President's de
cision would have to be made known by
aaiuruay nigni 11 tne siriKO mandate
was to be rescinded before It became
operative. At least two days would be
neeaeu. icaaers aeciarea, to notify dl
visional strike leaders, ,
Allen E. Barker, grand president of
tne nrotnernooo, reruted to comment on
whether the brotherhood would hurry
the President in making his decision by
holding definitely to February 17 as th
iiale of walkout or would grant an ex
tension or time, it was intimated, how
ever, that any request from the White
House for more time to' Consider th
brotherhood's proposals would bt
dais In Kansas should ask the national
officers to wlthdrar their striko order
for Kansas, .and if this Is refused, the
local officials .should not send out tho
order for the men to walk out In this
State, as this would ba a direct violation
of the law.
PACT ALARMS ITALY
Paris Says Adriatic Report Is
Special Cable. Copyright, lfW, by The Srv
axd Nxw Yobk Hehalii.
Rome, Feb. 13. The publication bv
the 7deo Nasionale of what nurnorts to
be secret documents exchanged between I
Paris and Belgrado last fall, looking to
a military alliance in the Adriatic of
France and Jugo-SIavla, has caused a
profound impression In Italy. The cor
respondent of the, newspaper Is said to
nava oDKunca ine documents in Swit
zerland. Italians regard rho proposed
arrangement as aimed directly, at Italy
and Italian rights and aspirations.
It ls declared that if these revelations
bo true Premier Nlttl's conciliatory
policy towancWugo-SlavIa and directed
toward securing friendlier cooperation
with France will suffer a severe blow.
prlatlons for the next fiscal year.
Special to Tnx Svx asd Nw Yobk llmiM).
Washington, Feb. 12. Aa a result
of tho disposition of the Administra
tion Democrats to regard tho proposed
new reservation to Artlclo X. of tho
Lcnguo of Nations covenant as not a
real effort to compromise, and the fail
ure of Senator Lodge (MasB.), the Re?
publican leader, to find the necessary
sixty-four votes for Its adoption, there
was a noticeable diminution to-day in
tho feeling of optimism over the out
come of the treaty fight.
Senator Hitchcock (Neb.), tho act
ing Democratic lender, expressed his
feelings with unusual frankness thin
afternoon. He said ho was strongly
disposed to leave to the Republicans
the whole task of finding a way' out
of the situation, pointing out that thoy
have the majority, have taken the In
itiative In bringing tho treaty back
before the Senate and now might an
well take the responsibility for .tho
Underwood Still Hopeful.
Senators Walsh (Mon.) and Hitch
cock held confercneea to-day with
some other Democrats, Including Sen
ators Simmons j(N. C) and Glne.i
(Vn.), about tho situation generally,
and later talked frankly to Interview
ers. They agreed that they never
would accept, as a basts of settlement,
the latest proposed reservation deal
ing with Article X., arid jyew Hltio
disturbed at reports that Senator Un
derwood (Ala.) , was undertaking to
enlist a sufficient 'number of Demo
crats back of that reservation to on
ablo It, with tho Lodge forces, to count
the two-thirds majority.
The report circulated through the Sen
ate that Mr. Underwood had declared
himself In favor of the new Article X.
reservation, and had agreed to present It
to Democrats In the effort to enlist
enough of them to put It through. But
Senator Underwood denied It.
"The facfls," he said, ''that I have
been for two days so b'my with appro
priation matters that I have not kept up
with treaty doings. It Is.true that I have
talked to sorne on our side, but not on
the basis of an effort to produce votes.
I understand, however, that some polls
are being made on both sides of tha
chamber; not, I believe, with regard to
any particular form of reservation, but
to determine If It Is possible to bring tho
necessary number of Senators together
on some basis to get ratification."
More Democrat Favorable.
Is now every reason to believe the de
partmental estimates of about 35,000,
000,000 for the next fiscal year can be
reduced at least (1,250,000.000, It was
stated by Representative Mondell
(Wyo.), the Republican House leader,
after the conference.
At the conference to-day the Congres
sional leaders emphasized that all dan
The fact is admitted that the Lodge
reservations, If they come before the
Senate precisely as they were adopted in
November, will get moro Democratic
support than ever before. That does not
mean that they will have a chance to Una
There up the necessary two-thirds. Even Dem-
ocrats who would be willing to accept
the Lodge formula admit that It has no
chance of adoption. There are distinct
lines of cleavage among the Democrat
which make unification of the necesaarv
number on that aide difficult.
Some Senators take the view that It
does not make any difference about tho
reservations anyhow, since once we are
ger of another popular loan has not ,n tho league we are In It for all practical
passed. Unless expenditures can be I vu'voBeB. reservations or no reserva
kept very closely within revenues no
other course except a loan ls seen.
FRANCE SEEKS NEW
Paris, Feb. 12. The reports pub
lished by the Idea National ',f Hulno
concerning an alleged ' alliance between
France and Jugo-SIavla are character
ized by the Temps to-day as "absolutely
FATHER JOHN'S HKDICINK
Hai to run' menu for coldj and cooihi. Aiv
AIR BOMB WRECKS RAILWAY.
Explosive Teats So Dnncerons
They Will lie Abandoned.
Aberdeen, Md., Feb. II. Two 112
pound 'bombs dropped from nn airplane
8.000 feet In the air during a proving
process at the Aberdeen Proving Ground
today missed their mark, and falllmr on
a railroad track In the aviation field
tore up the rails for 300 feet.
Naval' officers from Washington were
at the proving ground to see tho prov
ing. Marry bombs ,were used, but only
iwo Trent astray
Permanent Grip on Rhine
Bank Is Proposed.
Special Cable, Copyright, ISM. by The Sen
aid Nsiv Toxk Herald.
Paris, Feb. 12. France may abandon
the projected alliances with the United
States and Groat Britain providing for " , -trZ JZuM.n wi .
assistance to Franc, In ee tf.eaga!n Is V?e "
crats. Heed (Mo.), Shields (Tenn.) and
Thomas (Col.), with possibilities of
Walsh (Mass.) and Gore (Okla.) finally
landing In that camp. .
ttons. These are Interested tn ri ratifi
cation and would voto for whatever
reservations would have the best chanco
to line up the necessary number of votes
Others are getting close to the last
ditch In their opposition to tho Lodge
reservation on Article X. They take the
position Indicated to-day by Senators
Hitchcock and Walsh that the ' Lodge
reservation must not be permitted, and
that anything they will accent must h
essentially and materially different. It
Is conceded by members of both political
camps that the Republicans cannot nro-
duce more than thirty-five votes for rat
ification, even with the Lodre reserva.
nons. inat is, mere are fourteen ron.
Oftlc explosion was
a victim of German aggression. Whether
or not tho Versailles treaty Is ratified
soon by the United States Senate, the
French appear to have drifted toward
another solution of this question of
security, and now It ls certain that their
representatives In London will endeavor
to frame a new treaty of alliance with
As already reported, the French hope
to. substitute ocuimtlon of the left b!nk
of the Rhine 'or the proposed pledge of
aid In case of aggression. As Marshal
Foc'h put It recently, It Is a choice be
tween an ounce of prevention and a
ninml nf rtirA
j President Wilson's view? of the matter
no longer are considered essential, the
r rencn going anenu ana organizing tneir
security exactly along the lines which
Mr. Wilson apposed. They are con
fident that the party which framed the
Lodge reservations will recognize the
justice of "a f-jw French reservations"
and offer no opposition to them "when
It comes Into power."
Ilollrlazt Cabinet Resign.
La Paz, Bolivia. Feb. 12. Tho Boliv
ian Cabinet, of which Dark) Gutierrez
Is the head, to-dat presented Its resig
nation to the Frei ,nt.
Thomaa to Attack Treaty
Senator Thomas said to-day that he
would not only vote against ratifica
tion but Is preparing a snecch on tho
economic clauses of the treaty. He
thinks that to ratify It would be a
sacrifice of the national honor quite un
thinkable. In view of the fact that the
treaty repudiated the solemn undertak
ing of the allied Powers and the ITnltnl
States with Germany to make peace on
tne basin or the Presidents fourteen
points and subsequent addresses.
Senator Walsh made olaln that he
thought the attacks on tho treaty's eco
nomic rearrangement of Europe had
come too late. If they had been madu
last summer, when tho President was
fighting ln Paris for a treaty that would
be reasonable and workable, they would
havo sustained the President and might
have enabled him to bring home a better
treaty. But there was no such help for
him when he needed It, and now it is
too late, according to-, the Montana
Senators Hitchcock and Walsb would
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