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Fair and wanner to-day; to-morrow in- crcaaing cloudiness; moderate south jiWnds, becoming variable. ' Highest temperature yesterday, 34; lowest, 34. Cttslltd WMtkir reports will t fount on th dltorkU page. A HAPPY BLENDING. ThtS amalgamated SUN AND HERALD preserves the best traditions of each. In combination these two newspapers make a greater newspaper than either has ever been on its own. AND THE NEW YORK HERALD VOL. LXXXVIL-NO. 185-DAILY. PRICE TWO CENTS . NEW , YORK, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 1920.- mCtpyrtiM, UK, by The SuH-tlenlS Oerportttim Entered aecond dm nutter, Pott OIHco, New Tori, N. T. a. ...... a ..mt.. t k-v r-fri..rai- I M . .. m umimo DRYSFAIL TO BLOCK STATE INQUIRY INTO ANTI-SALOON LEAGUE Judiciary Committee to Be- . gih Task After Social ists' Trial MINISTER OFFERS AID Promises Proof That Funds .Were Not Spent as Rep resented, 5VETS TO bON.TROL PROBE Anderson Denies Law Has Been ViolatedProhibition "Rovolt" Grows. Bpedtl to Tbs Sen skd Niw Tom nestle, AI.BANT, March 2. Tho wet forces In tho Assembly clinched their victory to-day, the first they havo won In this State In two years, when they com pelled tho drys to give up all attempts to block a legislative investigation of tho Anti-Saloon League and Its super intendent, William H. Anderson. Convinced that the majority of the, Assembly was. determined .to go through with a thorough Inquiry, the Republican leaders abandoned their j schema of forcing a reconsideration ot tho vote by which the Cuvllller. reso lution, authorizing the Inquiry, was adopted late Monday night. Louis Martin, chairman of the Ju diciary Committee, which will conduct the Inquiry, said that, althbugh Jie had voted against the resolution, the fact that It was authorized by the majority was enough for him, and that as soon as the Socialist trial was out of the way he would begin preparations for tho In vestigation. The committee will confer Immediately with Attorney - General Newton regarding, the procedure and the assignment, ot counsel. It Is re garded as certain that it called upon tho Senate will approve a request for an appropriation to meet the expenses of the Inquiry. Minister. Promises Ijlxpo.tire,, Assemblyman Cuvllller. 'who succeeded single handed In forcing, through his resolution, announced to-day, he" had received a letter from an Up-State mln istor, who was formerly 4 membtr of the Anti-Saloon League, offejjpg to give evidence of a "sinister nature" regard ing the campaign methods ot the league. The minister stated he had withdrawn from the league because he could not approve of the methods adopted by that 6rganlzatlon in obtaining money' and, further, because he had proof that funds were not used as represented. This minister, the Assemblyman said, stands ready to give inside Information on the operations of the league. There Is much personal animosity behind this inquiry. Thero is no- doubt that many of tho Assemblymen were moved by personal motives in desiring to pay off grudges against Mr. Ander son. Many who are In favor of prohi bition voted for the investigation. They explained that they resented the "brutal" attacks made by Anderson on United States Senator Wadsworth and others. Apparently everyone Is stunned by the sudden and sensational, shift In the situation. The Cuvllller, resolution -was introduced a week ago yesterday and was regarded on all sides as a Joke. Either tho Republicans had no Idea It would be passed or they secretly wero hoping it. might pats. At any rate; SpcaKer Sweet and Simon Adler, major ity leaders, were unable either last night or to-day to control tho house", which ran away from party domination. Over night It has become tho big sensation. Many Protest Prohibition. Some regard the Assembly vote as an indication of a growing discontent with prohibition as It now is enforced. Com plaints are coming by the hundreds to members of both houses from all sec tions of tho State against the' partial enforcement now In effect. The total result seems to .be that beer cannot be obtained, whereas anyone with' the price can get' all tho whiskey he wish?. OTic "prescription" Is seen on all sides, and It Is pointed out that ail that Is neces sary to get a, liberal supply of good brands of liquor .is to be known at a drug store. Tho first evidence of the discontent with existing prohibition was seen in the open declaration of tho Democrats In their State convention for a wet plank. Following that,, William Barnes and Senator Sage, candidates for delegates from Albany county to tho Republican National Convention, declared in favor of a liquor referendum. Their lnfluer.ee was seen in the Assembly "vote. Tho capital Is flooded, with all kinds of stories regarding the sensations which are to come. Nearly every official and politician suddenly recalls something or other tho Anti-Saloon League's rep resentatives have done which must be investigated. There are reports of many kinds of Irregularities in campaign funds, all of which will be sifted later If found.to have any basts In fact. The leaguo unquestionably has "made many bitter enemies in its long battle against booze, and these -enemies now a're out Win loaded guns. The ' Investigation will be conducted under Section 66 of the legislative law, which provides that nn organisation which falls to file a statement of ex panses Incurred In lobbying within two months after adjournment of theLegls U.tu "shall forfeit to the people of the rUte the sum of 4100 a day for oach iay after th expiration of two months." Source of Income Sought. Other provisions forbid .corporation contributing to campaign funds. The charge Is that the Anti-Saloon League Continued en Fifth Page. waits Wars. w. v- pra, Seefcteq-? GOVERNOR AIMS BLOW AT G. 0. P. i Demands Legislature Trovido for Labor Board and Road Maintenance. TO EXTEND STATE TOUR Bopublicans Preparing to Deal "With Situation by Assail ing His Policies. Speeltl to Tns Scn nd Nsw Toik Hnuio. Albant, March 2. The Issue be tween Gov. Smith and the Repub lican Legislature was fairly Joined to day when the Executlvo fired hla first broadsides at tho law makers, de manding an appropriation to maintain his labor board, which is dealing with the problem of unrest, and criticising tho leaders of the Senate for cutting In half the request of the State Highways- Department for $15,000,000 for road maintenance. Many Invitations reached the Gov ernor to-day from up-Stato counties (o Include them In his Itinerary when ho goes on the stump to . carry his message to tho people. .Approval of his stand camo from several quarters and encouraged tho Governor to ex tend his speaking tour. . Tho Governor is fully determined to place responsibility for defeat of his programmo squarely at the door of tho Republican leaders. He will present his recommendations dealing with the milk problem, reorganization of the State de partments and other reconstruction problems before the two houses. The Democratic members will Insist upon formal votes. The Republican leaders are trying to find a way of dealing with his pro gramme without making trouble for themselves and are preparing to assail hjs policies. Predicting disaster if the Legislature does not loosen the purse strings and give the hlglrways officials the money needed, the Governor said ths majority rttiii In the LeEtSlsture through Its Finance Committee would be doing a bad thing If it carried put Us policy or cutting the road upprdprja.IAn In half. The department's estimate was pared to the limit, .and to neglect the States highways further would be false econ omy, he stated. The appropriation last year waB ift.uvv.uuv, ana oecauso so little construction was done" the old roads arc worn down. GERMAN DIAMOND FIELDS ABSORBED Anglo-American Interests to Pay $22,800,000. Special Cable Detpatch to Tns Soy and New York Heuid. Copyright, 1920, by Tat 8cn AND NlW Tfo ItSRALD. London, March '2. Thb terms under which the huge diamond mining con cerns in what was formerly German Southwest Africa have passed into the control of Anglo-American interests were announced here to-day. The Anglo American Corporation has caused to be formed the Consolidated Diamond s rtock ofT,5oo.ooo: to v-(rsoprmroertthrou6hcven chase the German Interests. There has Btroner A,ter Ttr series of ef beeh made a cash payment. In addition forts 1 modify the toxt of the reserva to which there 'has been -an exchange jtlon, all of which failed, the roll was of shares. A majority of the directors 'called and the reservation adopted. In will be Britons, but 'four Germaris will (addltlon to those who voted for this Vh?; n,?.n,farnf''fi1. a.m. m i, ireservatlon In November tho following trolled by the diamond selling syndl- cate which now regulates the prico of tno enure output or me South African fields to prevent over production and wide variation of the market price of diamonds. SAYS W. O. JENKINS WAS NOT KIDNAPPED Mexican Brings Charge Or. rerjury Against American. Special to Ths Set And NtW Yobk Hiram. Mixtco CiTT. March 2. A new charco of Perjqry has been made against Will- lam O. Jenkins, American Consular Agent In Puebla, by Fernando Guz man, prosecuting Attorney. Mr. Jen) kins. It will be recalled, was kidnapped oy Mexican bandits on October 19, 1919, and following his release on payment, of a large ransom was arrested by the Mexican authorities, who charged that he was In collusion with rebels against the Carranza Government. His case wos made tho subject of diplomatio ex changes between the 8tate Department In Washington and the Mexican Foreign Office. In addition to the perjury charge Just mado In the Puebla courts Guzman al leges certain other crimes were com mitted by Mr. Jenkins, and asks for several years' imprisonment for him. Ho declares he has proved Mr. Jenkins never was kidnapped. NEW N, Y. C. CHARTER TO GET 4 CENT FARE Road's Right to Revise Sought in Albany. Is Special it The Sex and h'r.w Yosk HtsAtr.. AiBANr, March 2. Revision of the "f'er held by the New York Central Railroad Is to te proposed to tho Legis lature aB a necessary step to permit an Increase In fare to 4 cents a mile. The charter provides for a two-cent rate. Under Government regulation the far was raised, but with the return of the road to the company it Is held, that the old two-cent rate mutt agtlci become effective. The old railroad lobby, absent i urlns? 1 Govern meat oontro, has again appeared. iSENATE PASSES 2 RESERVATIONS BY BIGGER VOTE Six Democrats Change' to lodge's View on Monroe Doctrine Article. 1.5 DESERT PRESIDENT Unless Wilson Yields It Seems Sure Treaty Will Fail of Ratification. BORAH FIRES BOMBSHELL Quotes '"Sim-Herald" CoTjIc to Show" Britain's Attempt to Control World's Oil. Special fa Tns Son ikd Nsw tosic Ilntus. Washington, March 2. Tho Senato readopted to-day two of tho Lodge reservations to the peace treaty, both of them without change In the original wording and by greater majorities than when they were presented orig inally last November. One of them dealt with the Monroe Doctrlno and was adopted by a vote of 68 to 22, while last November the vote was only 55 to 84; the other reservation dealt with domestic questions, was adopted by a vote of 66 to 25, as against the previous vote of 59 to 36. To-day's votes In short mado It per fectly apparent that unless the Presi dent yields and directs his Senate fol lowers to accept the treaty with the Lodge reservations ratification Is bound to defeat. It will lack from 13 to 15 of the necessary 64 votes to carry. The two Lodge reservations adopted to-day have been among those most bitterly fought by the Democrats, and the fact that when they wero brought up to-day a number .of Democrats de serted their party ranks and voted with tho Republican reservatlonlsts caused, much prediction that the treaty, with reservations, possibly would be ratified this week Last No vember tho Monroo Doctrlno reserva tion received the support and votes of only nine Democrats, while to-day fifteen voted for It. The domestlo questions reservation was supported by eleven Democrats' In November.and by fourteen to-day. These figures show a clear gain for the Republicans of six Democrats on tho Monroe' Doc trlno reservation and three on the other. Democrats Change View. Little debate attended the action of. tho Senate. The domestic questions reservations, the fourth on tho Lodgo list, was taken up first and .received the votos of the following Democrats In addition to those who voted for it last November; Ashurst (Arlt.), Culber son (Tex.), Henderson (Nev.), Myers (Mon.), Nugent (Idaho), and Plttman (Nev.). The vote on the Moriroe Doctrine reservation was taken an hour later "ana wa8 substantially similar; in fact, IDemqcratt voted for it to-day: Ashurst (Ariz.), Culberson (Tex.), Hen- derson (Nev.), King (Utah), Myers (Mont.), Nugent (Idaho), Phelan (Cal.), hitman (Nev.) and Smith (Ga.). Not a single Republican vote was cast against me reservation. To-day's action of tho Senate In adopting the Monroe Doctrine reserva tion disposes of two of the Lodge series which in the view of the Democratic leaders are crucial. The other Is th - i , ...... ..iw.tg ... uilU there is a strong belief in Republican circles that tho landslide of Democrats which began to-day will continue and wax so strpng that two or threo more may bo gained when the Article X. reservation is taken up for considera tion. ncforo the. votes were taken and in terspersed among the series ot roll calls there was an Interesting running dis cussion. The domestic questions reser vation was before the Senate when tho session opened. Senator Smith (Ga.) moved to strike out "commerce" from the list of subjects which the Unltod States reserved to its exclusive Jurisdic tion and over which it denies any au thority to the League of Nations. This was voted down, 34 ayes, 44 noes, after Senator Hitchcock (Nob.), the acting Democratic leader, had been asked If he would support the reservation If thus changed and had replied that lie would not Borafa Asks for Explanation. Then the Hitchcock amendment to reservation No. 4 was put to tho test. It would have made the reservation say that "the United States is. not required and hereby declines" to submit to the league the various matters reserved. Senator Borah (Idaho) -wanted to'know the difference between this and the Lodge reservation find when' Senator Hitchcock would not tell Senator Borah declared that If the Hitchcock reserva tion carried It would place the Panama Canal under tho league. This was a shock to the Democrats. "I never thought of such a thing," de clared Senator Smith, And Senator Hitchcock was sure it could not be so. Senator Borah insisted that ltJwag and Senator Brnndegeo (Conn.) reenforced the point Senator Knox (Pa.) contributed a few CowfbiBsd o Seeonj Tape. HAMBOJ!,.rAIJHI ft CO,, Mtsftbtn N. T. steek U SmawsTvii, Uncertain of Germany. France Keeps Up Army PAniS, March 2.--Tho Senate to-day. adopted the bill of tho Chamber of Deputies incorporat ing the army class of 1020 into the military establishment. M. Lefevrc, Minister of War, said that' France wub following:' most closely tho question of the dis armament of Germany "and so long; as wo havo not certain as surances ' as regards Germany's military activity, wo are obliged to preserve a force necessary to assure to France tho respect and security to which we are en titled." GEDDES BACKED BY LADY ASTOR Urged Lloyd George to Appoint Him as Ambassador to 'United. States. HELPED HIM TO OFFICE Sir Auckland Says Home Rule Bill Is Only Possible Sola tion of Irish Question. Special Cable Deepalch to Tarn Scs avo Niw Yoix Hibald. Copyright, 13:0, by Tat Sex axd New Your Ushald. , London, March 2. Sir Auckland Gcddes was revealed to-day as being Lady Astor's candidate for Ambassador to tho United States. In tho course of a luncheon in his honor she told how sho had been impressed with him In tho course of tho Government In dustrlal conference at Trouvillo i month ngo and how she had quietly "boosted" him to Lloyd George. Sir Auckland smilingly ncqiilesced In tho suggestion that, when he is through In Washington, Lady Astor would be a suitable successor to him. At tho same time he expressed appre ciation of the Importance as well as the .difficulty and delicacy of his task, but. declared that he anticipated most keenly the possibility of bringing about a better understanding between the United States and Great Britain lis served at the front during the first years of the war, was wounded and in. vallded-4iome, where he organized the effective recruiting system which, la the last days ot the war, combed out the skulkers. Lloyd George Was reported to have been reluctant to let him go, as he had several other "Jobs" he wanted Sir Auckland io carry out, but was con vinced finally that none ot these was more important than the conciliation ot America and the counteracting ot the antl-Brltlsh campaign by certain treaty opponents and by tho Sinn Fein, as well as Germans. Sir Auckland declared to-day that the Irish bill as presented in tho House df Commons affords the only possible solu lion of the Irish question, putting the question of order there up to tho Irish themselves. Ho declared that the Gov. emment was determined to pass it. "Why Is the bill so favorable to Ulster?" he was asked. "Favorablo to Ulster?" he repeated In a surorlied tone. "It provides for every penalty, economically and fiscally, against Ulster if she does not Join with the rest of Ireland. That is not what Ulster wanted. She wanted to be left atone. The bill has put the solution of tho Irish problem where it should be In the hands of Ireland." WILL TRY TO LESSEN FRICTION IN TRADE New Ambassador Sees Ri valry as Chief Danger. By the Aisoctatei Ttiu. London, March 2. Sir Auckland Oed des will be the first British Ambassador to go to the United States with a con siderable knowledge of trade affairs and a strong, conviction ot 'their underlying (importance to the two countries in the post-war era. As president of the board of trade he had partial supervision of the consular service, while dealing also with the most Important business ques tions ot the kingdom. Willie tho Ambassador declines to give interviews, he speaks freely of his im pression that tho chief possibility of fric tion or 111 feeling between the people of the two countries In the near future lies in the lncvltablo business rivalry between tho two because ot their paramount po sition as the two great commercial Powers whose present resources for trad ing equal, if they do not exceed, the re sources of all the rest of the world. This position, he considers, one which need not causa misunderstanding it tho two people have good will to try each to put Itself in tho other's place. Sir Auckland has the distinction which none of his predecessors possessed of having lived in Canada and tho United States so long that ho could not be dis tinguished from a native. Hla wife Is an .American. He is likely to have a further distinction as being the first British Am bassador who can tell a funny story in an after dinner speech, and most of his repertoire. is derived from' his native soil, Scotland. CLOSING TIME Kffiff tm AND NEW YORK HERALD DAILY ISSUES $ P. M. at Mn Office, 230 Broidway. 8 P. jM. it (sneer Her aid Office, Herald BuSe&ifi Herd Spue. 8P.H.4 Ml shW Brmfa Offices (UcttitM fated , EAarUFsfe). HUGE ALLY LOAN GERMAN AID TO PAYWARDEBTS Snnremo Council "Would Grant Opportunity to Earn Indemnities. PBI0R LIEN ON ASSETS Is First Step in Solution of Economic Problem Bur dening "World. HARD BLOW TO FRANCE Clin IWrvntvwl nn Pnllnnfn. Her Entire Costs of Conflict. Special Cable Detpatch to Tns Scs ahd Niw Yoik rtiSAtD. Copyrioht, U. by Tns Scs and New' Yor.ic Hebald. London. March 2. The decision by tho Supreme Council of tho Peace Conference that Germany must be re admitted on the broadest terms into the family of commercial nations, and without regard to a sentiment of re venge. Is the first momentous step which will lead to a solution of the knotty economic problems which has, until now, been practically Impossible. It has been asserted In many quar ters that the huge Indemnities im posed on Germany by the Allies never would be paid,, simply because they were beyond the bounds of. economic reason. But tho Supreme Council's tatemcnt of formal approval of a prior lien in the shape of an Interna tional loan to Germany will be a blow to popular sentiment In France, who has continued to delude herself with the hope of collecting the entire cost of the war to her from Germany. On the other hand, It will not havo a de pressing effect on French economics or exchange because the French financial position Jong ago passed the point where any hope for Indemnities coujd have had any effect ITne loan, which will be exempt from any claims for reparations and In demnities by allied forces, is due to Lloyd George's Insistence that Germany must be helped to her feet J Germany Is the crux of the whole sit uation, Just as bankers and sound econ omists have been contending all along, and the Supreme Council has now come around to that point of view. Indeed, it Is obvious that with the German mark worth less than a penny all trade with Germany Is reduced to a system of bar. tcr. An International loan will not mean that her position 'will bo redeemed at one fell sweep, but, rather, that it will enable her to deflate her currency to such an extent that It again will be pos sible to use it as a medium of Interna tional exchange. mere aro some nolltlr.il stnmhiin,- blocks, particularly In France, In tho way of overriding the treaty indemni ties, but it is safe to say that from now on every effort by European statesmen will be directed toward convincing the public of the folly oi carrying out an extremo, policy against tho old Central Empires, which woulJ only react against the Allies themselves. Thn tart w international loan would enjoy n prior jicu uo utraon assets, as against the treaty indemnities, may make unneees. sary a formal revision of the trAiv. since everi-the extremist element Is ready to admit that Germany cannot nnnM. security for an international loan in ad dition to paying Indemnities. Tho alter native to a formal revision of'the eco nomic clauses of the treaty will be In Just forgetting them and In allowing Germany to pay what she can. wlth-nn attempt, to collect the balance! une-o: the advantages of such mn,,. la that It will permit the keenlnp t . strong hold on Germany for many years to come, or, at least, until public senti ment in allied countries has died down and the formal cancellation of tho un paid Indemnities can be effected. cut we mere fact that Germ.mv 6 uuuhud uiu win maKo more probable tno payment by lier of a considerable umuuni oi inucmnitv to Frnnra ....- dally In view of the fact that once her niuuairie.i aro siarcea up again her tax revenue will Increase and hr Kllrrtlita fund will be larger. Therefore, while It Is accepted reluctantly by France, the policy of giving aid to Germany and the reducing of the Indemnities must pay will be d real aid to Trance and, what Is moro to the point, to all Europe, slnco It would nermlt of h restoration of normal conditions through out the world quicker than would other wise be possible. London. March at Whti it i mi.m. stood tho conference has come to recog nize that Germany ruined would mean weaK spot, and a damrerous nnt. in Europe, and it Is considered probable that It will sanction an International loan to Germany, the question of security is a basic one and Is occupying serious at tention. It Is expected that a plan will be arranged which will offer Inducements to the rich smaller neutral countries to Subscribe to a loan. Even Encland. her representatives believe, will contribute, officially or unofficially, although Eng. I Continued on hecand Page, SUNDAY ISSUE S 5 P. M. Sstsf ik; at Mun Office, 280 Brosdwiy. 6 -P. M. t termer Herald Office, Henld BnWaf, Herald Sfan. S P.M. at all etfer Irtaca Offices Qjta&m Ste4 ta Esfttfit! Fife). LABOR ACCEPTS RAIL ACT; STRIKE DANGER A VER TED; RDARn 7T) SFTTf F WA HP ALLIESALLOW WRKSNONAVY Fato of Army Will Bo Passed Upon To-day by tho lleace Conferees. DEBTS ARE APPORTIONED Sultan Will Retain Only Con stantinople and Anatolia, Halving: His Kingdom. Special Cable Detpatch to The Son jkd New Yokk Heuald. Copyright, MM, by The fes and New Yonic Uesaid. London, March 2. There will be nol Turkish navy. Tho naval clauses of tho treaty with Turkey havo been completed by tho Supreme Council of tho Peace Conference, and they leave to the Turk only a few cutters for customs purposes. The fate of tho Turkish army will bo decided to-morrow. The only vessels of the Turkish navy possessing any real value nro the battle ship Torgut Rels, 9,376 tons displace ment launched In 1893 : tho battle cruiser Sultan Sclim, 23,640 tons, launched In 1911, and the Cruiser Haml dlch, 3.800 tons. launched In 1903. Be sides these, there aro about thirty dc-J stroycrs, gun boats and other vessels, half of them being modern. A subma rine flotilla was created in 1917. Under tho terms of the armistice of October 30, 1918, it was provided that all Turkish ships and war vcsols should bo sur rendered to tho Allies and Interned as directed. On November u tho Almbralty announced that the transfer had taken place. As a sod to those who opposed leaving the Turk in Constantinople, it was made known here to-day 'that he will have only Constantinople and Anatolia, thus reducing the population under Ottoman rulo by about 60 per cent Latest statistics give the estimated population of Constantinople at 1,200,000 ant or Anatolia at 9,175,000 ; of Turkey In Europe at 2,755.000 ; of Armenia and Kurdistan, 2,500,000; of Mesopotamia and Svrla. 4.650.000. and Ot Turkish Arabia, 1,100.000. thud making the pop ulation of the old Turkish empire about 20,150,000, The Turkish Finance Commission also has completed its work and has decided to apportion the Turkish debt among tho severed portions of the empire ac cording to population, at the same time placing a Just portion on Constantinople and Anatolia. It has not yet been officially disclosed what the Council has decided on' regard ing the Turkish provinces In Asia Mi nor outside of Anatolia, but It is be lieved hero they will be allotted to sev eral Powers, with d view to a more com plete protective arrangement than here tofore has been contemplated In view of the recent massacres, tho Greeks get ting Smyrna, the French getting Clllcla. tho English getting Syria, Palestine and Mesopotamia and tho remainder going to the Armenian Republic and tho Arab Kingdom of Hcdjaz. REDEEM ARMENIA, IS PLEA TO PRESIDENT Fresh Massacres by Cause Alarm. Turks Washington, March 2. Prompted by the renewed reports of Armenian mas sacres, the Armenian National Union telegraphed to President Wilson from Boston to-day asking that he tako neces sary steps for "tho redemption of Ar menia." "In our Intense anxiety, caused by the fresh calamities to which the Armenians arc subjected in Clllcla and elsewhere in Turkey," tho messago said, "may we ap peal to you once more to take the re quisite steps for tho redemption of Ar menia?" MORE TERRITORY IS TAKEN FROM PRUSSIA Schleswig-Holstein Now Pro claims Independence. London, March 2. A despatch from Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, says It Is reported that representatives of the Schleswlg and Holsteln organizations, together with members of various politi cal parties, assembled at Rendsburg, Holsteln, to-day to proclaim the emancl pat Ion of Schleswig-Holstein from Prus sia and tho establishment of a new State. According; to the despatch the State Commissary, Dr. Koester. In an address said: "I am going to Benin uus eve ning to hand over this declaration of independence." CoreNitAQEN, March 2. The coup in Schleswig-Holstein In which a new State was established by the cutting away of Schleswig-Holstein from Prus sia, occurrcu wnne ,inc uiree icauins m.mhni at the International Commis sion were absent from Flensburg. The Commissioners are hurrying back and aro expected to reacn i'lensourg to night. THEEE DIE IN BURKING PLANE. Cpt. Pairc, War Hero,. and Tito I rassensera Killed In Florida. FonT MBTSns, Fla., March 2 Capt R. C. M. Page, who was decorated for distinguished service in overseas air eervlcf, and two passengers wero burned to death near Everglades, Fla., late to-day in a fall of a seaplano which caught fire. ' Capt Pago won tho Ameri can Distinguished Service Cross and the French Croix do Guerre, and was 'said to havo brought down three Ger- .man planes In France. ! Capt, Page, as pilot of the plane, started on a flight with G. Hunter Bryant. Tax Assessor, and Thomas H. Coloord. menber of the City Ceunoll.1 to assess row taxes jn uo aesuttnj a--. -4 WILSON NOTETO BE SENT TO-DAY Latest Answer to Viows of Pre miers on Adriatic Problem Docs Not Change" Policy. FIUME ISSUE CLEARING Jugo-SIav Trotcst Made Pnblic Allied Message to Bo An nounced To-morrow. Itpecial io Tns SdN and New YonK rtcnALD. Washington, March 2. President Wilson's latest answer to tho note of the Entento Premiers on tho Adriatic problem Is ready for transmission to Europe" and probably will be cabled late to-morrow. No hint of Its con tents was divulged at tho State De partment to-day, although It was generally recognized that tho commu nication would rovcal no alteration of policy on tho part of Mr. Wilson. It simplwill express his willingness to. continue a party to the conferences designed to effect an amicable soiu. Hon of tho problem and satisfy the primarily interested parties. Also It was 'unofficially announced at the State Department that the re ply of tho allied Premiers to tho Wil son note of February 24, to which the pending noto is tho response, would ho mado publfc Thursday. Tho State Department made public to night tho text of the Jugo-Slav protest against the definition of boundaries by the allied Premiers and. accepted by Italy as a tenablo ground ot adjustment on January 14 last. It was this adjust ment in which America had not partici pated, that caused President Wilson to utter his objection of February 10. Tho Jugo-Slav reply was couched in lan gu,age of the most temperate character and Indicated that the protest which It voiced Was practically conflhed in pur pose to combating the allied adjust ments of the previous tripartite agree ment of December 9, 19l9. Accepts Flame Independence. Tho. text of the note In part follows: "Tho corpus , separatum ot Flume would not be under Jugo-Slav sov ereignty and in principal tho Indepen dence ot Flume Is accepted. "The corpus separatum of Fiumo with out the railways and without tho port will be an independent State under the sovereignty ot tho League ot Nations. Flume's diplomatic rCDrcsentatlon will also be under tho League of Nations. The port of Flume, Inclusive of the great pier and the terminal railroads of Flume, as well as the installations connected with theso services, will be the property of the Leaeue of Nations, and will oe placed under the management ot the Serb-Croat-Slovene State. "The railroad system of Flume, which port is the only Serbian commercial out let by water, belongs to the Serb-Croat- Slovene State., "Tho Serb-Croat-S ovene State win havo tho right to develop the port and the railways, and Is to conclude ar rangements with Rumania, Jugo-bio vanla and Hungary for the development of tho commerce for these countries. In case of a disagreement tho question will be settled by the Council of (ho League of Nations. The city of Susak and tho port ot Baross: which form an Integral wnoie and which were constructed exclusively for the lumber trado of Croatia, will be attributed to tho Serb-Croat-Slovene kingdom as 114 property. This small part would bo the only ono from a com mercial point of view on the entire Adriatic coast which would be the ex elusive property of Jugo-Slavia. Agrees to Arsn Frontier. "Tho frontier between Italy and Jugo-Slavla. established by the Wilson line, from the Julian Alps as far as the Arsa, Is the only frontier which corre sponds with the geographic strategic and economic conditions, and It is en tirely in favor of Italy. This frontier Is accepted, although by according 10,- 000 Jugo-Slavs to Italy It greatly prejudices the principle ot nationalities. Th(s enormous sacrifice, greater than any other allied Slate has been asked to accept, is nevertheless agreed to by the Jugo-Slav people in tho Interests of accord and peace. "The unjustifiable annexation of pure ly Jugo-Slav territories beyond the Wil son line would bring about a new and flagrant violation of the principle of nationalities. It would Inevitably create a permanent hotbed of Irredentlsm with in the frontiers ot Italy of a nature pre cisely analogous to that which was held as a Justification of tho claims of Italia 'Irredenta,' in which Its return to the mother country was demanded In the London memorandum stipulations. "Concerning tho territory on which the railway line from Flume runs along the coast, if It were attributed to Ital ians Insurmountable difficulties would occur daily. "The districts of a purely Juso-BIav cnaracter comwlio not only these lo esited along the line traced on the map; attached to tno draft, but also these located to the south of Senozetche and extending as far as tho sea, which com pose a territory almost In the form ot a triangle. By the cession of this terri tory 60.000 moro persons of Jugo-Slav nationality would be attributed to Italy. Other Decision Acceptable. The coasr extending from Arsa to Volosca, more than 500 kilometers in lensth. dominates tho Flume Gulf. In which Italy has no legitimates interests. On the other band, uie Fiumo Gulf is essentially necessary to the existence of Jugo-Slavla. as It Is her only economlo outlet By the cession of this territory to Italy tho entire hind erland, which, as "ITTll . I I -TV . Admits-Failure to Cut Living Costs. CONFEBEMES fiALLE Mi info. 1V511 A itvnn in vja&vao Hilt, xiii: ul; uil . Pay Problems. iv .. m a it if at. mro ir. i m -w lLLUIIILi;iliLili:U III IV it V I JI'JMIH Postpono Signing Tnct Until To-morrow. uvtiiui sis iiiu nun arm new a uqk iieiil Washington, March 2. Rallr iiinivu l utj iiiiihl in hid l .u iiunin r.K IIUIIOUUliaLIUll ULL ILIltl IIIU UlllLIIlIIlt! u.uuro uunuiracenco io uio nroviBion v tuu sjiti. nini.ii nao iuui.hl uiliuu means that there will bo no strike 1-1 At.. . ... lem until nm mnor nrnvimonH nr i act have been tested. .( a i caiuviii ii iiaun uuuii'ani'ii iciti' r..... a i.. .i a ii.. ... ...... riACL in vrN ii fin in inn hi ti nn rn or uuaiu uiiuit mo iransporiauon act been running since last August Imnjediatc compliance Is expected. i J- j j 4 pected to wait longer upon efforta tratlon efforts If this direction. 1 One fcta.dn'i Actlori Detpyed. iu liio iniMuau unions oxciDE i mslnli, ..... ... i . V fn -rs A kill t- - 1 . m tlu4 1... UV. . .IA .m .... vv.u nviv scyicacutcu lit UUU1C tion. TV I- UA.. I. i dent Labor Vnlons Statement. ment from the affiliated unions: noiwiuwiuiaing tne Tact that labor In general, and railroad labor in particular, witn tne run coopera tion and support of other bodies representing American citizens, ui6cu iuo wuiisrcoa not. to pass uio railroad bill and the President to veto it ana leturn it to congress, we are now, officially advised the President had signed tho bill and it is the law. Labor's criticisms and protests against this legislation are a matter oi recora ami were Dreaoniea to tnn Congress, tho President and the public. We have not changed our views in regard to this explana tion and therefore do not Indorse the law. However, as American citizens' we feel that in the Interest ui imiiuau tauur iucio i. nullum, left for us to do at present except to cooperate in the prompt creation of the machinery provided for In law. T. 1L. . , ,1.. Tl .1 . , and Shop Laborers this organiza tion has not had duly authorized representatives In this last confer ence. Therefore, In compliant:. with their constitution, it was neces sary to convene such representa tives, which they will do in Chicago Thursday, March 4. Wilson's Letter to Unions. Tho letter of President Wilson to De Witt Cuyler. chairman of the . nnrn uiin inn nrnrrniui cuuiciiiuiii hv that law." Tho rrefliaeni'fl loner nHnist en flr t nr. nminn.q nr i l.iliKlAAHa Inaf A nfiiiT. tl nn 1 1 n the settlement of their demands ougnt h noHtnoned lor a lurmer inuoiimi rtort and that the problem ought to k..ia nn OFnrv wuiLiri i:umii rn letter in part said: Since tho railroad companies have now resumed the operation of their properties, imd since tho transporta tion act has become a law, the way is open for the immedlato, handling of the wace matter In accordance ... . ...f.M.latMl kv .tin. law, I believe all will agree that the matter calls for ths earliest dispell, tion and for the most actlva and earnest cooperation to avoid any delay whatever In bringing It to conclusion. Section J01 of the trans. eorUtton act contemplates that the carrHrs and employeed may tud 1 A,, P. - ... ..