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.sT X" - I . .. - 1 ; I jV . r WEATHER FORECAST. 7 Fair to-day and probably to-morrow. A HAPPY BLEND1W6'. The amalgamated SUN AND HERALD ? reserves the best traditions q each, n combination these two newspapers make a greater newspaper than either has ever been on its own. oiowiy rising temperature. Highest temperature yesterday, 33; lowest, 7. DtUIIed neither report! will tit found on ths editorial pig. v AND THE NEW YORK HERALD PRICE TWO CENTS IN NEW YOniC CITY AND SUBURBS. VOL. LXXXVII.-NO. 170-DA1LY. NEW YORK, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1920,-VMcM THREE CENTS ON TRAINS AND ELSBWHKRia, SUFFRAGISTS OF NATION TO WAR ON WADS WORTH .Leaguo Resolves Ho Must Give Way to "Modern Minded" Man. INDUSTRY PROBLEMS UP N. Y. laws Affocting Wom en Workers Held "Too Inelastic." NEEDED REFORMS CITED Mrs. Raymond Brown Slated for Regional Director From This District. 1 ' c It a Staff Corretpondent of Tin Scs akd Nrw York HebiU). CnicAGO, Feb. 16. Because ho Is not modern minded suffragists from all over the country to-day Joined in a movement to defeat James W. Wads worth, Jr., senior Senator from New York, for reelection. This gigantic step in political affairs was taken at a meeting of tho convention of tho National League of "Women Voters In the Congress Hotel. Mr. Wadsworth may count his avowed opponents as close to two and a hnlf million women, for that Is the number represented by tho delegates and alternates attending tho fifty-first annual gathering of tho National American Woman Suffrage Associa tion, which has been formally merged Into the voters' league. Cheers, whoops, yells and applause erected the presentation of the anti Wadsworth resolution by Sirs. John I Pylo, Republican leader of South Dakota. Mrs. Harriet Taylor Upton, who to-day accepted ofllco on the ad visory board of tho Ohio Republican Committee, seconded the resolution, which Is the .first to bring State polities Into tho national convention. JIIS3 Mary Garrett Hay, the acknowl edged leader of the feminine forces fight ing Senator Wadsworth's reelection on the grounds of his anti-suffrage views nnd acts and hlB "misrepresentation of th New York voters," declared after ward that shi Had 'nothing to do with the Introduction of the resolution. Text of Resolution. The resolution, which was passed without discussion, reads: Whereas all women citizens of the United States of America, would to day be fully enfranchised had not James W. Wadsworth, Jr., mlsrepre fented his State and his party when continuously and repeatedly voting, working and manoeuvring against the proposed nineteenth amendment to the United States Constitution ; therefore bo It Hcsolved, That wc, representing the enfranchised women of tho country, extend to the women of Now York cur appreciation and our help In their patriotic work of determining to send to the United States Senate, to suc ceed the said James W. Wadsworth, Jr., a modern minded Senator, who will be 'apable of comprehending the rreat American principles of freedom and democracy. Having settled this first big political wove, the convention prococded to con sider Its welfare and food supply recom mendations. The report of the women In Industry department of tho league Includes a rcommentlatlon to adopt the eight hour, the minimum wage and the night work Ills, which are being opposed by a Urse group of women In New York. A slight chango In tho department's ordlnjr of the night work legislation exempts certain groups of women, repre Mntathes of which have been most ac tive In their opposition. .The recommen dation as presented by Miss Grace Ab bott, of Hull House, Chicago, chairman of the committee on resolutions, pro vides for the "prohlbltllon of night work for women In industrial undertakings." This, as explained by Miss Abbott, htn asked for a more definite state ment as to the occupations which women may not pursue at night, includes tele phone and telograph operators and hotel nd laundry workers. New York Utri "Inelastic." Mrs. Katherlne Kdson, executive com missioner of the California Industrial .k if ro Con"nlsslon, who took part In we discussion of the report, declared that ne agreed that tho Now York women printers, who aro opposing thla bill In he .New York Stato Legislature, have a " grievance. "The New York laws fw too Inelastic," said Mrs. Edson. The welfare lawa should be put in the nands of a commission, as they are Jn California, and this commission could wen decide on exemptions " JyU H5"" wenl on record as indors es h6 fenyon-Kendrlck-Anderson bills ending In Congress, tho prevention of i,.T.tProme'rta&- wast improper warding, and the establishing of public marKets. abattoirs, milk depots and ether terminal facilities. The league has divided the country tw,n reglons aml a Erector is to be elected for each region. Included in the ' t,.V. of whlch New Yorl Stato u a wrt are New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Del rTmi..ani1 MaiTland. A nominating "orn of st. LoUs u chairman, wilt re Inr ?P nomlnatlons to-morrow morn L ',hls "mmlttee nre Miss Kath Ludlngton of Connecticut, Mrs. V nurcn Smllh of Pennsylvania, ruX G,,lllford Dudley of, Tennessee. Mrs. ? . Edwllrd of Indiana. Mrs. An kvH clan'1 of Minnesota and Mrs. ttUierlnc Kdson of California. Amnnv 1 1. . ... v, " " orK women who been asked to become candidates w regional directors of New York's i ConKnucd on Fourth rase. Pope Has Not Raised Ban Against Divorcees VIENNA, Feb. 10. Tho state ment mndo by tho local news paper Der Morgcn on February 2 (published In tho United States. February 0), to tho effect that by an announcement au thorized by tho Popo tho rnor riafco of divorcees would bo per mitted in Austrian Catholic churches, was inaccurate. Tho story, it is now said, had as its basis alleged statements of certain priests who, It Is as serted, advised divorcees that they might again marry beforo a registrar and continuo unim paired their relations with tho Church. The alleged statements of tho priests aro declared to have carried an implied promiso that tho rcmarriago of divorcees soon would be made regularly by tho Rome authorities. NO MILK TO-DAY IN MOST OF CITY Large Percentage of Supply Snowbound by Blizzard "Blockndo Up-State. DELAY ON ALL RAILWAYS Some Large Distributers Are Shut Off Entirely From Their Customnry Supply. Indications at 2 o'clock this morning wcro that New York would be a milk less city to-day, None of tho big milk trains was within miles of the rail road terminals. The blizzard that has tied up transportation north and ! northeast of tho city effectually had cut off tho supply. It was learned that only ono milk train pulled Into tho New York Central yards yesterday. ?: arrived at 10 o'clock In the morning. Tho supply it carried was oulckly distributed. Tho Chatham milk train, due early last. i nigiu, was crawling no lira ncninu uui?, and there was little hope that it would . push through the drifts. The Pennsylvania Railroad reported' its trains were making fairly good' tlmo in view of the snow blockades! all along the northern State lines. One train pulled in from Buffalo at 2:15 in the afternoon. The milk went to Brooklyn. The train nearest to the city was held up at Danbiiry, Conn. The seriousness of tho situation was admitted by the big milk companies; At the offices of the Borden Milk Company, C29 East Nineteen street, It was learned that no milk had been received from up state or New Jersey In twenty-four hours. At that time It was expected the first trains would arrive at 3 o'clock this morning. Tho Sheffield Farms Company an nounced at midnight that the entire nay's supply was stalled on trains far north of tho city. Trains expected Sun day night had not arrived at that time. READING IS SOUGHT AS AMBASSADOR Lord Chief Justice Unwilling to Give Up Post. Special Cable, ropyriaht, by Tbi Scn and New Yobk Hrmi.n. London, Feb. 16. The return of Lord Reading to Washington as British Am bassador Is being sought by the' Brit ish Government, according to a report now current here again. This time, how ever, It Is1 coupled with a suggestion that Herbert U. Asqulth, tho former l'rcmier, bo made Lord Chief Justice, on the as sumption of his defeat in tho election at Paisley, although hla own managers claim his election by tho scant margin of 250. Lord Heading Is reported to be not only unwilling to' give up his position as Lord Chief Justice, the crown of his legal career, but ho is unwilling also to undertako the expenses of a peace tlmo Ambassador In Washington. In this connection tho Foreign Office Is trying to procure an Increase in the ambassa dor's salary allowance. Washington, Feb. 16. Private ad vices received hero to-day from friends of Ixrd Chief Justice Reading aro that ho has been Invited' to accept a perma nent appointment as British Ambassador to Washington and that ho now has the offer under consideration. TURKS MASSACRE 7,000 ARMENIANS New Attack Threatens Ex tinction of 150,000 People. Washinoton, Feb. 16. Seven thou sand Armenians have been massacred In Clllcla In a new attack by Mustafa Kemal's Turkish and Kurdish troops, which is still In progress, according to advices received to-day by tho Ar menian National Union. Tho report, signed by tho acting Armenian Arch bishop of Smyrna and tho President PI 11V il WHTIIKMI vuivti JK utmu, . states that tho foes of tho Armenians; number SO.OOO men, who nave nilvanceU to Bahtcho and threaten to spread a reign of terror throughout the district. "Tho Armenians," the despatch said, "are ready to resist tho attack, but lack tho necessary means for eelf-pro-tcctlon. Immediate assistance alone can save from total extermination 160,000 people." Tidal Ware Sweep Island. Parts, Feb. 16. The Ministry of Colonies reported to-day that a tidal wave had swept over tho French pos sessions in, Oceania, In tho Pacific. The damage caused was Important, the Ministry added, and the losses were great on Makalen Island. NO DRl'flH OR ALCOHOL In Father John's Medicine nourishing food elements which slve strength to ward oS disease-Aiv. PRICE OF MEATS ABOUT TO DROP; EXPORTS CEASE No More Beef Shipped Abroad; Pork Is About Finished. ALL FOR HOME MARKET Packers Announce Foreign Trade Practically Is at an End. CHICAGO FEELS BENEFIT Effects Soon to Bo Noticed in East Lower Costs Expected in Few Days. Meat nrlces aro about to drop, and within tho next ten days the effect of wholesalo quotations in the local mar ket will bo noticed, it became evident yesterday, when tho Institute or American Meat Packers in a state ment issued from their offices in Chi cago announced that tho meat export industry practically has ceased. Beef exports ceased some tlmo ago, according to tho statement, and tho amount of pork being loaded for abroad has dropped to a negllglblo amount from a total annual export or 2.500.000,000 pounds. Tho result will bo that tho output of tho packing In dustry, formerly divided between do mestic and foreign consumption, will bo thrown on tno domestic market. Chicago already has felt the effect of the shutting down of the exporting trade. It was reported yestenlr.y. Hogs and steers being scla tbere, however, will not reacn tho eastern markets until next week, and even after tnelr arrival there will be required a rew days during which tho local market can bo adjusted to tho new situation. Tk rMvirrn rrnnrls Indicated last night that the downward trend or prices was noticeable last Saturday. Tho review of the foreign meat situation as given out by the Big Five shows that the United Kingdom has about 275,000.000 pounds of bacon under her control. This will last for seven months. Her present consump tion Is being satisfied by supplies or English, Irish, Danlsn and Canadian bacon. The Big Five's agents in Germany aro unablo to sell meat products Thero and have been forced to turn to cold storage houses with the overflow. This condition exists because the German Government Is unable to pay In accept able currency, tho report states. As for Holland. Belgium. France and Scandinavia meat sales have about ceased. -In Holland the return to the United States of lard and boxed pork has been recommended. Money has been lost In Belgium because of the small quantity the packers were ablo to dis pose of. In France active selling stopped two weeks ago, and under tho present exchange conditions the trado will be small. Italy, the report continues, has been a poor market for some time, and there Is no hope of developing a demand. The Big Five had hoped the Allied Council would permit Russian cooperative socie ties to import and thus open a market for consignments of meat at Scandi navian points, but their representatives at Copenhagen have notified the Chicago offices that the situation is unchanged. U. S. AGENTS ARREST COCAINE CARRIERS Three Men Are Captured on Ferryboat. Federal agents who have been Investi gating the activities of a cocaine syndi cate that sends quantities of the drug to out-of-town addicts and even smug gles It into the country from abroad, caused a mild panic on a ferryboat of the Central Railroad of New Jersey yesterday afternoon by arresting three men passengers and selling what they said was $15,000 worth of cocaine. Tho arrests, made at tho point of a revolver as the boat drew out of the slip at Lib erty street, will prove of great Import ance In tho war against drug vending, the agents said. Tho Government oftlcers were hidden behind tho door of tho men's cabin when the three suspects boarded the boat As the suspects stepped toward tho forward section ono of them carrying a heavy paper bag. tho agents pounced on them. Women passengers, still on tho pier, saw the struggle through the open door and ran screaming to shelter, believing a holdup was In progress and that bullets wcro about to fly. Percy Klnyoun, who was in charge of tho agents, seized the bag carried by one of tho men to prevent Its being hurled overboard. Tho prisoners wcro secured quickly with handcuffs and taken to cells at Police Headquarters. They said they wero Amato Perlllo. of 222 Thompson street; Pasquale Fer clll, of 1560 Broadway, and James Wil son, of 906 Prospect place, Brooklyn. They were charged with violating tho Harrison drug law. According to Agent Klnyoun. tho three were about to take the packago of cocaine to Philadelphia. Arrangements for its sale had been made by telephone, he said. TELLS OF TEUTONS' CRIME AT VERDUN Poincarc Says They Must Never Endanger Peace. Parts, Fob. 16. President Polncare, (n presenting the War Cross to Verdun to-day, declared that (ho former Cen tral Umpires wduld" bear eternally tho burden of the crimo they premeditated and were prepared u execute. "Wo will not tolerate that the em pires -which disregarded the rights of other nations restore themselves and or ganize secretly to endanger peace again," M. Polncare said. "Franc needs peaco In which to work and live." WILSON, REBUFFED, MA Y DROP FIUME AND LET HUNGARIAN TREA TY LAPSE; ALLIED PREMIERS PREPARING ANSWER TREATY FIGHT IS HELD FM Senate Resumes Discussion in Atmosphere of Hope- . lessncss. HITCHCOCK URGES HASTE Consults Lodge, Who Ddcs Not Commit Himself McCor mick Makes Speech. Speelal to Tua Sex axd Saw Yortrc IttaiLB. Washington, Feb. 16. Tho Senato began its second consideration of tho German peace treaty to-day with pro ceedings that wero brave enough in form and appearance but over which hung a pall. Conviction that it wan all futile, useless, bootless and leading to nothing but failure was tho pall. Leaders of all parties nnd all intra party groups admitted that ratlflca tion was impossible because there could bo no agreement that would command tho necessary two-thirds vote. Article X. continues tho hope less obstacle. This afternoon Senator Hitchcock (Neb.), tho acting 'Democratic leader, went Into tho Republican cloakroom and hunted up Senator Lodge (Mass.). j the Republican leader. In a few words he expressed his conviction that it was 1 all useless; that agreement and ratl- flcatlon wcro impossible and, that tho jbest course would be the one that 1 would end the struggle soonest. Senator Lodge did not commit himself '. ' he has declared many times that though jhe sincerely desires ratification he can I see no way to cct It. His opinion has not j changed. i HtTrct at Developments. Two recent developments have con tributed largely to cstnbllsh tho convic tion that ratification Is out of the ques tion. Ono was the dismissal of Secretary of State Jjanslng; Jhe other, the Treei--denfs ultimatum .to the Entente Powers that unless they adhered to his Ideas about the Adriatic settlement tho United States would bo unable to continue Its concern about European developments. Another thing has contributed to this precipitation of opinion. It Is tho study of a book. "Tho Economic Consequences of the Peace." first published and avail able in thla country only a few weeks ago. Its author was John Maynard Keynes, advlrcr to the British Exchequer and connected with the British Mission 'at Paris until last July. He resigned because he could not accept the policies his superiors Insisted on. Mr. Keynes's book has had such an Intensive study among Senators that has been accorded to no other publica tion dealing with the subJeAt. Wash ington book shops have been unable to keep up with the demand for It. Mt Keynes argues that enforcement of the treaty's terms Is Impossible, and that if they are enforced or the serious attempt lr made for any considerable tlmo to enforce them they will wreck the whole economic structure of Europe, Involve the world and menace Western civiliza tion. Senator McCormlck (111.) referring to tho book to-day In a speech noted that already Keynes is widely discussed In England as likely to be next Chancor of tho Exchequer. No one of these three Influences would alone havo exerted the same proportional effect, but tho synchron ization of tho three has produced a marvellous result. Senator Hitchcock, who has given the book closo study, admitted from the floor a few days ago that "with much of what It Rays about the treaty ho strongly sympathizes." Senator McCnrmlcli's Speech, It was In the atmosphere raised by the co-ordination of these influences that tho Senate to-day resumed con sideration of tho treaty. Senator Mc Cormlck spoke at length on this new view of the treaty in the light of Us economic bearings. Referring to the Indorsement of Viscount Grey's letter by Jlr. Balfour, ho said: "Tho readi ness of tho EuropeanJVrwers thus pro claimed to accept tho".Xodge reserva tions as adopted by the Senate Is Im portant but immeasurably less Import ant than the irrefutablo condemnation of the 'world settlement' spoken by facts now no longer to bo concealed." So strong was the conviction In tho Senate to-day about the impossibility of ratification that there was serious proposal, even among its supporters, to arrange a programme that would waste as llttlo tlmo as possible. Tho sug gestion was made by Democratic leaders that as the Article X. reservation is the sticking point, that evidently can not be passed, nil tho other reservations and subsidiary matters should be parsed over by tho Senate and the-Article X. reservation taken up at oncu. If the Senators cannot ngreo as to Article X. ratification Is out of tho question, it Is urged, and it will bo useless to wasto tlmo on other matters. No programme of this sort was ar ranged to-day, but tho discussions looking to it were so frank that to-night hopes wero entertained that something would como from them in tho next day or two and tho end perhaps be reached much sooner than expected. The obstacle to quick settlement by this procedure l that several Senators are prepared with speeches bearing on the financial and economic features of the treaty that they are determined to present.' Sen ators Knox (Pa.), Norrls. Borah (Ida ho) I Johnson (Cal.) and Sherman fill.) were named In this Hat, whllo Senator McCormlck said Ills address to-day had Continued on Second Page, Three Proposals for Solution of Adriatic Problem Summarized 1. Pact of London settlement: All of Istria given to Italy; Fiumc not speclficlly mentioned, but to go to tho Croatlans; northern Dal matia, including Zara and Sebcnico given to Italy, also some" of tho southern Dalmatian islands, including Lissa; Spalato and remainder of Dalmatia given to tho Jugo-Slavs. Tho Fiumo provision led to d'Annunzlo seising: tho city. 2. Wiison-Lloyd Georgc-Clemenceau proposition of Decembor V: Istria given to Italy west of lino drawn to Albania; Fiumo a free city, but its Italianity recognized; the port of Fiume, including docks and railroad terminals internationalized and placed under tho Leaguo of Notions, Lussin nnd other islands given to Italy; rest of Dalmatin including Zara and Sebcnico given to Jugo-Slavs; Italian protectorate to bo Tecognized over Albania. 3. Lloyd George-Clemcnceau-Nitti proposition of January 20 submitted to Jugo-Slavs as ultimatum, and which Wilson opposes; nar row strip of Istria given to Italy, forming Italian corridor along coast from Avlona to Fiume, giving contiguous frontier to Italy; Fiumo a free city with Italianity recognized, but no internationalization of tho port, which would be controlled by tho city; northern Dalmatia to Jugo-Slavia; Albania to be divided, a strip in the north given to the Jugo-Slavs, and southern Albania as far as Koritza given to the Greeks. ALLIES YIELD TO GERMANY'S PLEA Give Up Demand for Surrender of War Criminals for Trial. ASSERT RIGHT TO KAISER But Leave Door Open for Dutch to Exile or Guard Him in Holland. Special Cable. CopvrlpM, 1W. by Tua Scs AXD Kzw YoK HEBATJ). London, Feb. 16. The Peace Con ference to-day climbed down on its de mands for tho German war criminals. The Supremo Council's, note, xcplyins to tho German Government's protest against tho surrender of the guilty, agreed completely with the German suggestion that they bo tried in Ger man courts. Indeed, tho Allies agree to their trial by the Supremo Court in Leipzig, reserving to themselves only tho right to submit evidence ngatnit tho accused, and if tho verdicts seem lnadequato to take further measures as provided under tho terms of the Treaty of Versailles. Tho reply of tho council to Holland's note regarding tho extradition of the Kaiser repeats more strongly than was expected tho right of tho nations to try Wllhclm, but as has already been told, plainly opens tho door for Holland to exile him or to guard him safely on Dutch soil, without sur rendering him for trial. Both notes were published hero to-night. It was reported hero to-night that the reply of tho Hague Government In con nectionj wtlh the Kaiser's case will be extremely Informal, and will open up the wny for tho Dutch to say whether they are willing to do tho samo In con nection with tho Kaiser as Is th Ger man Government In connection with the war criminals "In German territory. The report that the conference wns In re ceipt of an intimation to this effect from The Hague was vigorously denied In high circles here. In this connection, it was authorita tively said that Premier Mlllerand had met with a measure of success In modi fying tho more rabid sentiments In Franco In connection with punishing the war guilty Germans, and that In Franco tliero Is beginning to be seen the light already observed in England, that tho economic terms of tho treaty must be modified. Assertions mado in certain quarters that modification of tho allied demands for tho Kaiser and other German war guilty open a wedge for tho modification of the entire terms imposed on Germany were emphatically denied Irv Peace Con ference circles. Officials declared that they -are holding the prlnclp.ea of tho treaty Intact, even though the;' aro ap plying them In a new manne, but n manner expressly provided foi In, the treaty Itself. Text of Note to Germany In their note to Gfrmany tho Pre.nlers say: "The Allies note the German .Gov ernment's declaration that they are pre pared to open before the court at Leip zig penal proceedings without delay, sur rounded by tho most complete guaran tees and not affected by the application of all Judgmonts, procedure, or previous decisions of German civil or military tribunals before tho Supreme Court at Leipzig, against ail Germans whoso' ex tradition the Allied and Associated Powers have tho Intention to demand. The prosecution which the German Gov ernment Itself proposes Immediately to Instltvito In tills manner Is compatlblo with Article 228 of the peace treaty and is expressly provided for at the end of Its first paragraph. "Tho Allies wilt abstain from inter vention In any way in the procedure of the prosecution and the verdict In order to leave to the German Government complete and entire responsibility. Thoj reserve to themselves tho right to de cide by the results as" to tho good faith of Germany, the recognition by her of tho crimes she has committed and her sincere desire to associate herself with their punishment They will see whether the German Government, who have de- Continued on Second Past BAKER NEXT TO QUIT, IS RUMORI Secretary of War, Who Ap proved Lansing's Actions, Said to Bo Ready to Resign. CALL FOR CABINET NEAR President Wants' Meeting To day, hut His First Since Ill ness Moy Bo Held Friday. Special to Tnr. Sen and Nr.w Yoitrc nr.nun. Washington, Fob. 16. Friends of President "Wilson manifested concern to-day at the amount of work the President has begun to do. The Pres IdSrit7'll wa'siearhed, was desirous of having a Cabinet meeting called for to-morrow, but apparently was dis suaded from this or had been up until to-night by tho members of his en tourage, who fenr ho Is overdoing things. A Cabinet meeting can bo called quickly, and there is still a chanco that tho President may insist upon one to-morrow. But It looked to-night as if the President, if he has no sot back, will preside next Friday at his first meeting since his illness. The President transacted an unusual amount of business of a routine nature to-day, but at eleven o'clock stopped to attend tho regular dally White Houso movie In tho East room, In which Norma 1 Talmadgo appeared In an outdoor play. Rumors of Impending resignations still persisted In Washington today. The most persistent one-concerns Secretary of War Baker. This rumor followed him here from Cleveland. Mr. Baker, both In Cleveland and in this city, did not deny it He merely refused to dis cuss it. Whatever significance that had wns left to speculation. Jtr Baker Is understood not only to havo approved Mr. Lansing's action In calling the Cabinet together, but actually to 'havo written a letter to that effect which Mr. Lansing has In his possession. Somo friends of Mr. Baker, whllo ad mining that tho Lansing incident might have been calculated to upset him. did not believe that Sir. Baker contemplated resigning. At the Whlto House to-day suggestions of further resignations wero ridiculed. Howevor, tho atmosphere of uncertainty still continued In Washington and It Is affecting tho Government departments. 4 DIE IN AIR COLLISION OFF COAST OF PERU American and Peruvian Ma chines Clash Near Callao. Lima, Peru, Feb. 13. (delayed). Walter Tack, pilot, and A. Alta, mechanician, both Americans, nnd Octavlo Esplnosa, pilot, and Ixiuls Rovaretto, mechanician, both Peruvians, wcro killed yesterday when a plane driven by Pack collided With that occupied by tho Peruvians. Tho American aviators fell Into tho sea, from which their bodies wcro re covered shorUy afterward. Tho Peruvi an plane crashed to the earth. The collision occurred over tho sea coast between Callao and Anoon. The planes were travelling in different direc tions and Pack, In a faster machine, In performing evolutions around tho Peru vian fliers when they met crashed Into the local machine. KILLED IN ALLIES' SPHERE. Turkey Disclaims nesponslblllty i'or Deaths of Y. 91. C. A. Men. Constantinople, Feb. 14 (delayed). Turkey denies all responsibility for the maintenance of order In tho . AIntab region, where James Perry and Frank Johhson, representatives of the Ameri can1 Y. M. C. A., were killed recently. Tils stand is taken on tho ground that French nnd British troops are Jolnt'y occupying Syria nnd that AIntab la will within the armistice lines, it is lcarnid on good authority. "That Ounce of Vrevrntfon," mldwlntsr rest The Gremhrier, White Sulphur Springs. Wet TirilnU, Bookiais PlMi-Uie, TOO LATE NOW, SAYS ENTENTE Premiers Cannot Consider Pro test, as America Was Not in Meetings. HOPE OF A COMPROMISE Unofficial View That Way Will Bo Found to Placato Adriatic Factions. Special Cable, Copyrioht, by Tns Scs xxd Nkw Yoik HinAi.n. London, Feb. 16. Tho Entente) Pre miers' reply to President Wilson's note on the Udriatic imbroglio was consid ered this morning and probably will bo despatched to Washington to-morrow. Every effort is being made hero to mako it appear that the reply to President Wilson, whoso hoto was brusque and even threatening, is In effect that it is impossible for the council to consider his views on the Adriatic problem as long as ho is not represented in tho meetings. On tho other hand, it was stated authoritatively that tho American Government has been Informed di rectly from Paris nnd London of all tho important decisions by the con ference. Further, it was said that the President's note on the Adriatic Issue was In reply to ono sent to him from Paris in which ho was informed of tho decision taken and tho reasons for it. SayM "Wilson Wns Jtemlin. "President Wilson has been guilty of laches," an international lawyer close to the Supremo Council said to tho cor respondent of The Sun and New York Herald to-night "It would seem strange that he should feel that it was proper for him to inject himself into the decisions of the council now when he has refused to bo represented in tho meetings when the facts of the case wero being submitted." . It was asserted that tho President's stand had complicated tremendously the Adriatic, situation. The Premiers be lieved that through tho hearty coopera tion of Premier Nltti they had readied a settlement which, whllo somewhat short of the demands of national prldo In both countries Italy and Jugo slavia satisfied in a substantially Just manner tho demands of both. Tho resignation of tho Jugo-Slav Cabinet, headed by Promler Ltouba Davidovltch, it Is believed, will be used as a further pretext by tho Jugo-Slavs for delay in the Adriatic negotiations either' until Sir. Wilson has rorced a reconsideration by tho Premiers or un til the Jugo-Slavs feel themselves suf ficiently strong to resist Italy. Davis Kept In Ignorance. The whole matter has been handled without tho knowledsc of Ambassador Iavl3. Neither have the channels of the American Embassy been used in tho ex changes between the Premiers and the President, It was said. Ambassador Davie still Is determined that ho will not attend the sittings of the Premiers, even as an observer, unless lib Is instructed to do so by tho Government at Wash ington. Much speculation has been occasioned here by the report that Secretary Landing read tho Premiers' statement On tho proposed Adriatic settlement and drew up the American reply, a circum stance which caused President Jlspn to remark that twice decisions had been taken without acquainting him of the reasons for them, nnd that this caused the final break between tho President and his Secretary of State. i ENTENTE STUNNED BY WILSON'S NOTE Chafing in London at Prefer ence Shown French Press. London, Feb. 16. President Wilson's note to tho Peace, Conference on tho Adriatic question has furnished London political and newspaper circles with a surprlso and interest surpassing that evoked by tho Wilson-Lansing corre spondence. The Lansing Incident waa regarded as an American family affair, toward which foreigners should bo merely disinterested spectators. Tho President's reappearance was deter mined party In the Adriatic negotiation was construed as almost as threatening as his order for the transport George Washington to bo prepared to take him home from France. Tho first versions of tho event gave It tho aspect of nn ultimatum, which meant that the council of tho Allies must stand by the terms which Presi dent Wilson accepted in December or America would shako tho dust Cf European affairs oft her feet altogether, and also that the council had framed a stiffly worded reply adhering to Its January offer to tho Jugo-Slavs. Later Information appeared to soften the slHT necked positions credited to bottf parties. This consisted of mes sages from Washington that too sweep ing a construction had been given to tho President's words, fortified by news from Downing Street that the council had not finished composing Its answer. Nevertheless, Premier Mlllerand's cheer ful observation to the reporters on Fri day "There Is not a cloud ahead" Is taken as a purely diplomatic optimism. Surprise Cnuurd In Parliament, Tho afternoon newspapers displayed stirring headlines. In which, "bombshell" was tho favorite word. If not a bomb shell it was an entirely unexpected ruf- Confinucct on. Second Page. Note Sent to Entente Coun cil Trotests New Awards to Italy. ARTICLE X. IS INVOLVED President Greatly Provoked at Ultimatum Handed to the Jugo-Slavs. WAS KEPT IN IGNORANCE Europun Chancelleries Said to Have Seized on Hostility in tho Senate'. Special to Vira Sux and New Yobk Hwaud. WASiiiMTroK, Feb. 16. Pursuing his policy of Internationalism which still has Articlo X. of the League of Nations as its basii President Wilson has put it up to the Entente Premiers to say whether triey want tho United States to bo a paitr to tho settlement of tho Adriatic question and a Joint signatory with them of tho Hungarian treaty. If they do thoy must recall the latest Adriatic plan sent to Belgrade and go back to tho President's old irreducible minimum. This Is tho real point of. tho rioto which is now before tho Allied Pre miers In London. It has precipitated a new crisis in Europe's most vex atious problem which would have been settled months ago but for tho Presi dent's position. Tn title, nntn 1 n frrnl , ' r film. self and despatched early last week to the British, French and Italian For eign Offices, tho President mado it clears. ;j:Flrst, that the Adriatic plan -drawn up by tho Supreme Council "au'il despatched to Serbia' on Jan uary 20 did not havo his approva. and waa virtually an entirely new arrangement of tho Eastern Ad riatic boundaries in defiance of iWPrincipIes, Second, that .ho, had f not been consulted regarding ttila" proposl--ytlpiLjIjntll it had been sent to Bcl gfaae;although tho actiqn seemed to bo taken In tho namo of "tho Allied and Associated Powers," Third, that even should the Jugo-Slavs accept it tho United States would not bo a party to unyBuch settlement, wouM refus. to sign the Hungarian treaty ami could not bo expected to do any policing tn tho Adriatic in sup port of its terms. ' LeiiKuc la the Background. j Although the text of tho President's not,o Is withheld. The Sun ani. New Tonic Herald correspondent is In a po slton to give the foregoing as being a summary of tho note. -It shows that the President has not only assumed onco more direction of foreign affairs but apparently is ,unmovcd by tho manifes tations which havo been given In the Senato and elsewhero against further meddling by America In this question. Immediately behind this move is the pending Hungarian treaty, of which the United Stakes may or may not be a slg natory, as tho President elects. But In tho background Is still the Leaguo of "Nations and the guarantee of Article X., upon which the President's diplomacy still pivots, despite tho darkening clouds In tho Senate. The despatch of this noto has in creased resentment at tho Capitol against the President's policy of inter nationalism and has darkened still more the prospects of any ratification of the treaty. Abroad It has caused a furore. In which bewilderment appears largely because the tenor of the note seems In foreign capitals to run counter to the temper of the Senate as shown In tho discussion of tho peace treaty. In fact It, Is reported that the Entente Premiers In their answer will refer to the attitude of tho Senato as a reason why they went .ahead to present their plan without first consulting the Amer ican President Reply Not Yet Despatched. No answer to the President's note lias arrived at the Stato Department. Un official advices from London raid that whllo drafted It had not been sent This would imply that the whole question of the position which the President as sumc.1 townrd Europe, with the peace, treaty situation as It Is at present, i under discussion in the council and that the Premiers are under great embar rassment There Is every evidence that the Presi dent was surprised greatly when he learned that Premiers Lloyd George, Clcmenceau and Nltti had not consulted this Government before presenting their ultimatum to the Jugo-Slav. The facts are these: On December 9, 1910, Just before leav ing Paris. Frank L. Polk. Under Secre tary of State and head of the American peace delegation, presumably with tho approval of the President- Joined In Ilia formulation of a note to both tho Ital ians and the Serbs with Premier Clem enceau and tho British representative. Sir Eric Crowe. It Is explained, on be half of tho President that this note rep resented a unanimous view and urged both sides In the Adriatic dispute to ac cept tho settlement It proposed. It made only slight chnnges In the previous Kluiro Hnd Albanian plan; put the port of Flume under the league of Nations: moda a free city of Flume: still gave part of Istria to the Jugo-Slavs; but agreed to an Italian protectorate over Dalmatia. Thla note of December never has been published. This Is tho last act of the, American 0 ii i i . - , .if . i llllVMiaaaaaaalMaa