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I HE SUN AND NliW UMi HEnALl) M'.LAY, MAKCH 14, 1920. - -
BILL KILLS POLITICS IN POSTAL SERVICE Igoe Would Abolish' Ho'jtmas-tc'r-Gcncral and Substitute Ccniiiub'sioii. UETTEK WOIIK EXPECTED! i is Step Regarding Red Rus Sew Plan Puts Department on 1 sia h s Explained. Business Hnsis for lis the 'mm of the' cnaJW beeauio of viola tion of the postal laws may rewii in III rirstrurtlnn of a. bllllneSS. and where ft property riKht or freedom of the nresi U Involved It l onlr Jut that the party affected afcoutfl, have an .appeal to the courts a-provide In thli bill It 1 the aame provlilon agreed to recently In the Senate In con nection with" another hilt favorably con sidered V IDO JIOUSO Judiciary vvm mittee." WILSON IS SEEKING i HARMONIOUS ACTION Dig Tnsk. iftfi .! f Tin Rx iKO Xi Yoik IlaiB. ' Wasiii.voio.v. March i:. 1'reslilent WlUon desire that this country ehall act , In complete harmony -with the Entente Go eminent In dealing wun me nra fseeui it 1... c i Nr. Vs.k Himu.. I Wlme In Ituaila. and a Wjmitvn-nv Marrh l ' Ahallt on nt ' reipondence between the State Deparl WAaiiiNOTON. Jiarch u A&om.on or . ... . chanc,iorlM hail j'oiunasier-ienerai anu nil lour militants and the substitution of a t.oeUl commlsilon of three -members to eliminate the postal wrvlce from poll was proponed to-day by ltopreien Utlve Igoe (Mo.; in a bill Introduced In the House. The purpose of this bill," Mr. Ice aid, "is to create a Post Office Depart ment which will be administered by a commlulon of three members to be ap pointed by the President for terms of Mx years each, the term of one rr.em-lif-r explrlnj every two yearn. .Vol more nan two members shall belong to the name ' ie office i.Tlces of the assistants to. the I'oitmas-'er-General. "The present Administration by plac ! 9 all postmasters under n 1 service I. as removed any poisibla oi.jt. tion to '.lis bill is belli;; politically inexpedient, nee all postmasters and employees are t ow appointed from ellsile lists e.'.tab : nhed by the Civil Service Commission after competitive examination. The (.atement has been made that averaje i-ervlce of t:,e Poitmaiter-General since been kept up with that In view. This wa the comment In official clrclei to day in regard to the news from Europe that the President had sent a note to London and larla asking that action with retard to the resumption of com mercial relations with Soviet Itutila be vlthheld.untll America has had a chance to exprers Its view. ' No speual stress hA beewald on this situation by ny recent note, accordln? to the State department ofllclala They denied that the President has done any thine to make the situation acute or had thrust his opinions forward In a per emptory manner. The view ot the Administration is that i,VLi .r,rV . Th. MiV ii.v;.; I diplomatic and commercial exchanses Sri A Pn.VLJ.r i."n5wh Runts at this time are Impoible fflce of Potmster Oe.iera.1 and , . .,. i. . tentative UIUIi A tlWtlli WIMJir, " " manner. It Is unquestionably the pollc I of this Government to move very Uowly and cautiously In tne direction or any action which looks lUe formal rtcogm tlon of the Soviet Government. It i not th policy of the American Government to enter into any nejotla tlons with the Inine-Trotzky govern ment indep'-ndently of the Governments of France, Great nritaf.i or Italy for the prerent or the immediate future. So far as 'tan be ceen at present me (.nancus ui the eatatlishmer.t of the Dopariment has j anJ. resumplion of relations vrith P.ussla len lomewnat over two years depl!:ia on evirjtnce of a real change of "Thin great department now lias attltude on the part ot the present lied nbout WM pmplovf.es, expends annu-, r.nvornmm: The annoui.cement that :iy more inan issues rnonay fiovernrnen terrormrn has anlthed and clven place to a mora or less -t.n.: government, whe'e one eiiSt'd tne Hed rule of the Bolsiievn.i. !s not taken hero as an oc casion for rhanjinc att.tude now. 1 rders for over Jl.OOUOWO annually und hsj Vfffi office?. Such a trcmen jous buslnrn. ishouW certainly be placed under a permanent commission which an adopt policies and methods not Hjb.'ect to change merely because of a - hanee of the national administration from one political party to another or oecauso changes for any reason might eem to be politically wise "The Poit Office Department snould te admlnlftered as a great business in Uttutlon and be removed from politics forever. So that there raav he n su eestlon that there Is any political sig j.lflcance t" th's measure. It it provided tiat it shall become effective July 1. r.'.t, leaving 10 me nexi j're.went the appointment of the first commission. ' "I have added also a provision for a ! ununary proceeding In the" UnsteJ paiade at Ontralla, Wash., were found Staus District Courts, by which a hear- cullty ta-iiizht of cecor.d derree murder, i.C de novo may be had on en order , Three others were found not guilty. of the commission excluding matter of ' T-oien Roberts, one ot the trio, was ac any hind from the inalb The denial of i quitted on the ground of Insanity. iSViV . W. W. GUILTY OF KILLING SOLDIER Three Centralia, Wash., Pa rade Shooters Acquitted. MAKicaANO, Wash.. March II. Seven of -the ten Industrial Workers of- the World charged with the murder of. War re.n .Q. Grimm, one of the four former soldleis shA during an armlitice day BONWIT TELLER. &CO. FIFTH AVENUE AT OS STREET A Simplified Beauty and Refined Elegance Typify These CREPE DE CHINE C& SATIN UNDERGARMENTS In silhouette, hand needlework, fineness of de tail and embroidery these undergarments are distinctively characteristic of Bonwit Teller & Co. Nightgowns 8.gs 10.75 16.50 Envelope Chemises , 2.55 3.75 5.95 Regular Chemises 3.95 4.95 6.95 Bloomers 3.95 4.95 7.95 Underbodices r. 1.45 2.95 5.95 , Pajamas , 72.75 4'75 1-S Women' Silk Hosiery Each 2.45 Three Pairs 7.00 Medium weight silk hose; reinforced lisle garter tops and soles. Black, nvy and cordovan. Pure Silk 'Hosiery Each 2.95 Three Pairs 8.75 Superior quality silk in black and white only. Novelty Silk Hosiery . . . . . 5.95 An extensive assortment of attractive openwork silk hose in various designs. In black, white, cordovan. Athletic Union Suits LI 5 Discontinued styles in dainty dimities of an athletic type that have been reduced. Women's Glove Silk Vests . . . 2.95 In "white and pink only; tailored finish. Lisle Union Suits , 1,95 Mercerized lisle in regular and extra sizes; in white only. Exceptional Offering Monday SILK VANITY PURSES 5.50 t Small Square Purses with Silk Cord Handles 'in rich brocades, satin, striped or figured silks, 'an street or evening shades. Powder, Change and Bill Compartments. MiSON TO ACT AS STATE SECRETARY Failure of Bcnato to Confirm ' ""Colby XeaveH Post Va cant on Jlonday. POWEIi IX OVERMAN ACT "War Measure Saves U. S. From Tlping WlthontaFor- U-i could turn over the entire authorlo of to no tec.slon about the Colby nomina te office to Secretary Baker or Secret tary Wllwn If h choie. Tha Overman act will continue In force until tlx months after reestabllshment of peace. The Foreign RelaUons Committee met to-day and talked about the testimony that has already been taken but came tion The committee uuiy hear more testimony concerning- the alleged acta of om person In the office of Mr. Colby In connection with trading dur ing the war. Concerning these acts ofUeers of the Military Intelligence Di vision of the Army and a Secret Service eijLrn Minister. Sfeetol to Tin Sc. i.sb Ni" Ion Hni. Washington, March is. me taiiure of the Senate Foreign Relation! Com mittee to-day to report the nomination of Bainbrldge Colby for Secretary of ito mtani that after Monday Frank 1j. Polk will not be eligible to sen as Actlnr Secretary of Bute and the post will be vacant. It can be held In thlfl manner only thirty days. The faet, however, that Mr. foik win return to his position of Under Secre tary of State will not. It Is believed, de prive the department of a head or the Government of a functioning Foreign Minuter. H was explained to-day that the President has ample power under the Overman act to transfer the duties of Secretary ot State, although not the title, to any other officer of the Govern ment, and so Ions as that act Is In force he may continue the executive of these functions' In this waj. The Overman act was one of the tre mendous leposftorles of power placed at the diposal of the President because of the war exigency. It provided that the President could shift and transfer any duties and functions 'of any Government cfTice to any other ofllce, board, commis sion, &c. It was Intended to enable him to secure the more prompt and efficient performance of public business. There was bitter opposition to It while It was before CongTesi, but it finally passed by very clone vote in the Senate. Under this measure In case of a vacancy In the Secretaryship of Stat ' tne president could transfer tiie duties xnd powers of that office to anybody else In the executive service that he chose ; EXHIBITIONS 6 SALES AT THE ANDERSON GALLERIES PARK AVENUE & 59T-M STREET, NEW YORK J EXHIBITIONS OPEN WEEK-DAYS 9-6, SUNDAYS 1-5 P. M. fj To be sold Monday and Tuesday ajiernoons, and evenings, and Wednesday afternoon, March 15, 16, 17, at 2:30 and 8:15. THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE H. BUXTON FORMAN EDITOR OP THE WORKS OF SHELLEY, 1176-1880; LETTERS OF JOHN KEATS TO FANNY BRAWNE, 1878; POETICAL WORKS AND OTHER WRITINGS OF JOHN KEATS, 1883- This is the most delightful and important library offered for sale in New Ydrk for many years. It is rich in asso ciation copies, first editions and manuscripts of Keats and Shelley, William Blake, the Brownings, Tennyson, the Bronte sisters, Swinburne and Poe' and other great authors of the 19th Century, with many rare books in early English Jiterature. To be sold Thursday, Friday and Saturday afternoons, March 18, 19 and 20, at 2:30. "A STREET IN PEKIN" " BEING A NEW YORK COLLECTION OF THE ARTS OF DECORATION OF THE FAR EAST octet of the War Trade Board already have- been heard, It Is not believed there U any cnange it,. t. attuatlon. Senators atlU .Tf,ri!nr the opinion that Sir. Colby will finally be confirmed, but It was aald to-day that from present Indication there would be severs 1 votes in tfci committee against connrmation. 1 1 il SALES CONDUCTED BY n(r. FREDERICK A. CHAPMAN Forsythekiste bprinq Jailormades Catalogue on Request Cnm-nrrsina the Lamest nssnn bm.prrt nf Stvles and materials ever presented. JOHN FORSYTHE & SONS, inc. The Waist House 3 West 42 New YorK A'o Connection With Any Olhtr House Dolni Builneu Unict tht Name of Fonythe Delightful Portrayals of Slenderizing and Bouffant FROCKS C& GOWNS For Women 59.50 to 450.00 For Misses 39.50 to 300.00 The loveliest of silken fabrics, em phasizing taffeta silk and satin. The finest of tricotine, serge and Poiret twill fashion modish day frocks, while various fine laces, plain and figured Georgette crepe and chiffons make delightful dinner frocks. Silhouette variations are attained by pannleres, drapes, ruffling and straight lines. BONWIT TELLER 6, CO. UJie specialty (5iafiof QnnatiofU FIFTH AVENUE AT 38th STREET jmim-u. ni7rmim.. . ., r I ii Bar - The Fashion Successes of Leading French Modistes Are Revealed in These PARIS MODEL HATS An assemblage which emphasizes the marvelous creative ability of such renowned artistes as Alex Germain e Lanvin Maria Guy Georgette FRENCH HANDMADE LINGERIE BLOUSES 12.75 to 59.50 Accentuate the Charms of Frills. Fichu and Jabot Collars Entirely new types of collars that contribute an indescribable loveliness to the blouses, besides being a perfect complement to the fashionable tail leurs and smart sport costumes. In sheer batiste, fine French voile and handkerchief linen. Dainty with real Filet, Irish and Val. laces, and all the exquisite needlework and distinguish ing touches associated with Parisian art. Talbot Varon Lewis Reboux Crouzeix Hamar Caroline Arnot Marsy Marie Louise Armonde Maguy Descat Marguerite et Leonie THE FRENCH MODEL HATS ARE AUG- MENTED BY REPLICAS AND ORIGINATIONS DESIGNED AND EXECUTED IN THE ( PRIVATE WORKROOMS OF THIS SHUr THE NEW SPRING FUR FASHIONS Featuring Animal and Novelty Scarfs of Rare and Choice Peltry Emphasized are the chic fur scarfs in one or two skins of Russian and Hud son Bay Sable, Stone and Baum Mar ten, Japanese Sable, Natural Blue Fox, Lucille Fox, Scotch Mole, Nat ural Squirrel or Silver Fox. SPECIALIZED ARE . Natural Fisher Scarfs 195.00 225.00 1 nor-, 3 A Notable Collection of Women's PARIS MODEL SUITS Introducing many entirely new style-themes that permit the widest latitude for individ ual expression. Original Paris models from Lanvin Patou Martial Armand Bernard Doucet Jenny Molyneux Germaine An Infinite Variety of Exclusive Bonwit Teller & Co. Modes in TAILOR MADE SUITS For Women & Misses 75.00 95.00 1 35.00 Many of these Suits are replicas of original Paris models. Out- standing features that contribute to their high character arc i MATERIALS OF THE FINEST QUALITIES INDIVIDUALITY THE CHIEF FASHION THEME TAILORING OF THE HIGHEST CUSTOM CHARACTER Suits of Tricotine, Poiret Twill, Serge, Worsted and Velour Novelty Checks. WOMEN'S SUITS Second Floor MISSES' SUITS Third Floor Interesting New Fashion Achievements Apparent in CAPES CoV COATS For Women For Misses 65.00 to 295.00 59.50 to 165.00 The cape appears in many new guises accordion pleated with large pictur esque collars, touches of embroidery and stitchery. Wrap-Coats are often finished with .deep yokes and volumin ous collars. Favored materials are duvetyn, marvella, peachbloom, trico tine, velour, corduval and val de cygne. Entirely new color tones lend interest. Many Entirely New Style Innovations in SMART SWEATERS Of Pure Silk Oi Wool 32.50 to 90.00 14.50 to 22.50 Pure silk sweaters present as the new est phases of the mode middy models with Angora banding, open front sweat ers with colored piping4. Hand knitted open mesh sweaters with silver lace underbodices; others silk fringed or duvetyn trimmed, half or long sleeves. Shetland and Llama wool sweaters in Tuxedo, middy or snrplice styles. SPORTS APPAREL and RIDING TOGS For Wear at the Country Club & Every Sports Activity Sporting apparel and country clothes that are thoroughly in accord with out door activities in design, color and fabric. Featured are coats, capes, golf jackets of imported and domestic ma terial. Riding Togs for park, cross country, polo, the hunt and exhibit riding. All' the Appointments Shirts, Stocks, Hats, Boots, Puttees, etc.