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WEATHER FORECAST. "
Fair and wanner to-day; to-morrow in-
crcaaing cloudiness; moderate south
jiWnds, becoming variable. '
Highest temperature yesterday, 34; lowest, 34.
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page.
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NEW , YORK, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 1920.-
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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The minister stated he had withdrawn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.
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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
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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--.
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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
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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
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