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BERKMAN WITH GERMAN SPIES Kiiinia (ioldmnn Also in J'lot f Har Pnyal to Fo ment India Revolution. SK( IM'.T CODK 11KVKALKI) I'iiihN Promised by Teuton Airents Appcnl Mode to eml I. W. W. Flffhtcrs. at i i'l I'ripatch to Th Six Ve tstllN'elTllN', Vol'. StKttllliK ml juice, l.rliovpil liv tltp l'rpnrtmcnt ot jiiXicr le !" tho threat! which will Ie.nl i,i unr.u Hllng a i-oiryillcatcjl connection of A'evaniler llerkman, Kmma (toltlmnn nl otlKt letetep of tho I. W. V. and kindred iirKiinlr.atlon.1 In the I'nlted Ftalm with the llernian fpj sjrtem In o'.hfr niintr'ct, w,is made public here tfi-ntflit Tn lrttrr mitten to ltoikin.in ley Jl.tr t'.t.il, the f Hinder of tho Hindu molutionary paper Cliailf In S.m I'rnn- .,11 o7p.1 h the Department of Ju.- -c at the tluip the olllees of the Jiubll- .nioii Mnlhrr I'.arth were raided, are ie foundation for (ho statement hy the , eicpArtint'w oi .induce mni Aii's.miior "erl.iu.ili and Kmma Goldman "tvero ap. wrc'ill cooperat hk with Oerman spies m 'oreun rmintrles." IU iMsal, author of the letter?, Is m in Hrrlln and lia lieen there since. "II tnrln;r In rlose innnectlon with fc 'ierman t'orflsn OlTlce In trylne to orranlio 1 Hindu revolution. Itatn randr.i, now nnductliii tho periodical ffiiaile.l h liar l'ayal. Is on trial In San F-nnrl.-. o now, ciarited with c in.plr.)r.v (o cot on foot a military expedition .icaint India l'jitm,i (toldman and R,"rlimn are both scrvltiK sentences at Fur! Leavenworth for conspiracy to In-t--ffre' with the draft. 'ftnlriiMnn Tulhril of Ilolnht-i ikl. Tlie l onvlctlnn nf DerkniHii ni,d Kmma finldman was seized on hv the Itolshe- Hi and other radicals in Ititssla as a nicest to thieaten the safety of Amor "an Amhasailr Dald It. Krancln at IVi'etrad, some een wnininfT him his 'e would ho tti danger if the two New Vol' "llreis" were Imprisoned. Oi'e o' the lat thing Kmma Gold rnr raid before leaitiK for Leaven cnrili to brpln her term at haid labor a Watch tho llnlhevllcl.'- It l rtlienH to bo on this account that the P'partnient of Justice stated to-dav that v letter" nro beinc made public "In 'eurrctlon with the lecent agitations nmonc certain tadlcals protestlnR lain-t the Imprisonment of Ilerkman r l (iiildman." Tie first of the letters containing the tlence against the two anaichists was a rirewed to Tlerkman "In tare of lmirv rmlh oiTlce, West ll.Mh street, i."ir Sixth avenue. New York." and was k'natknl "Amsterdam, October H. "ii."i Itnth letter, appealed for "comrades" te aid in the Indian revolutionary plot "uf tlrM letter follows. "Hear Comrades: I am well and r i Can 3.011 send some earnest and sir, -ere comrades, rnci and women, to li our Indian revolutionary party at ' juncture? They should be persons Kernel character. If Tannenbaum Is ' nould he like to come? I'lease keep this matter strictly tivrttrr and confidential. Kinll don't C' -ui- i with too many people. This ' a crcat opportunity for our "party. 1 fit the cooperation of earnest comrades '" r important w ork. Several of our r nrades from India have rime with our.iRlns news and messages nrrers to Send Money ut Once, 1' s' me comrades can come ',ileaRe n iti: and WHITK to the above address t v assumed name. ItfRAKL AARON .'".N I shall send you money immedl flv to the name under which you tele-i-aiih l.et It be a name bediming with R 1 -hall understand. riease don"t 'e'tiap.i In (our own name. Kindly s n v -d tie telegram In such a way ' ' an understand how many com- I s ite cominR. If the comrades wish t .,n. pleas-e wlte . Kve hundred dollar Joh vacant c i p ' i put the number of comrades he ' " e hundred' or use any other de- V f K ml v also send me names and nd-ff- s of the prominent anarchist com-an,- in STialn, Denmark, Krance. Mdn. Norway, .Switzerland. Italy, 'iiTiiany Austria and other European ' i utrie. lieaso also end letterx of t t-odiiitlon for me to them from Kmma t il vourself If you know them. F'Uase also write a letter at the same ' as the telegram may be Intercepted f KnRl.md. Iieae also use my assumed tame rsr.iel Aaronson.' s'-ali Fee comrade Nleuwenhuls In fPA ilays UPh love and respect, jnuxn for t,i Htt Datai." 1' Please also slve the letters of l' r.ijju-tion fir me to the comrades who unio viiiress Israel Aaronson, care of M us Ken her, U! Oude Scheventnger f s, acvenlnuer, Holland. 'omrades who come should sto) with ni Kercher at this address." I)nnl Wants ncal Flsbtrr. i ie ond letter was postmarKed j 'wo days later at Amsterdam. wltU Hat Dayals assumed name of Aaronson 1 .e invrlnpe as a return address, mxk uis t ie v.,mc strict secrecy and appcal !l ik i" for 'Vnmrades" to help the 1 nha v ..,.. "They should be real Jli iter. w 'a or anarchists," thUf " il stated The letter follows: ' onirades I am well and busy 'I m I can you send me some earnest k 'I -.were otnrades, men and women, v" "i lilte t. help our Indian rev- a ii ovemenl In ome way or 1 i. ed the cooperation of very - n.r.idcH. Perhaps nu can rind "-ew Vork or at IMterson. Thev " " ''t eal fighters, I W. W.'h or ' -t' Jiir Indian party will make ' ' '-jr iiiaiu'eiiionts. I' oti.e (,,nir.iie wish to come thev ' " 1 "Jne to Holland. W have il c Amsterdam anil Dutch com ' ' - are workinK with us. If some "mules are ready to come, please, tele "w tn ii mnie feminine name from s"-v Vork to the following addrers: Kraei aronton, care of Mme Ker "" Hi oude Kehevcnlngerwe?, Sche "'"nKen i Holland) SI., assumed name la 'Israel Aaron " K.ndy don't telegraph in your , ia n The word 'yes' will au1Ic me llotterd.ini. Atnerlka Line, will te. ' e i nt ructions from us here to give K'u , to as many persons as you ii'onmeii l financial arranifiments , '"' nadn by our fiarty. Newa front i'a ,s Kood We have lost some very nave .onirades in tbc lecent Ulr- 'IlKllCk H wiii b iui- if y0U Could Intl ' ,i v., hi teleuram how many com vl 'w- I'or Infctanre. put ' in some sentence, I shall ""If" and. i- s, me months, holiday The f0. ,hff P1.v.1(.fH ,)e f(Jln, '" uiBi-m. I'Uase do tome to our help. We are fihtlnit against heavy oddg. With love and respect, "Your for the fight, IUn Datai.. 'I. 8. Kindly be very careful In keeping everything secret and confi dential. When comrades arrive they should BO and we Domela NleuwenhtiU, SO nttrgemestre Hfhooklann. Hllversum (near Amsterdam), He will tell them where to meet me. I'lease also write a letter tu the above address p ScheVen Ingeti, in ivddltlon to the telegram. Tele grama maJF bn Intercepted. II, D." OTHERS ARE INVOLVED. Farther Letter. I'roni llnr lln In llMnd nf Krilrrnl AtithnrlHrs. Sa.v Krancibco, IVh. L'4, Letters In tho possession of tho llovernment tend ing' to show that Alexander lierkman and Kmma (Inldin.in had coopeiated with liar Dval In n rv,iitti, ..,,.. ,.i Introduced a rvliton... .. i n, ..i.,i i...... of thlrty-onc persons charsed with con spiring against llrltish rule In India, ac cordlni; to Culled .States Attorney John W. I'reston. The documents used at the ttial were inc same communications referred to In a statement Issued by the Covcrnmrnt In I'oinmeiit itn- m r..-...B.....i.. ... I ....r- i "I'uinit uvu iiciwceii - lierkman, Kmma tloldmau and liar' Dyal. "Those letters." Mr. I'leston said to-1 night, "were Intioduced itt the trial bete 1 two months ago. I.nler thev were pho- i"ni.iiii,u Mini me oriRinats turned over tn police officials of New Vork. Wo In troduced other letters which we con tended Indicated that Har Dval had written to other persons In on 'efforl tu enlist them In the rwolutlouaty plea." Dyal. formeilv a volunteer lecturer on philosophy at Stanford Cnlvcreltv. was taken Into custody In .Match, 101), by Immlsrallon nltlclals mnl held for de pnrtntlon. He broko hall and lied to Ku fope, LED RIOfERS HERE. 'In li ii r n hn n in Srrvril n Term for I. W. W. Invnsliin of Church. i 1'i.ink Tannenbaum came Into no toriety In the sp-ltiR ofJUl when lie led a mob nf I. w. r lot ers into St i AlphonsusV Catholic church. That vva! the time when a turbulent armv of the I unemployed was stirglng through New ' York's .streets, Tannenbaum at the'r i head, demandlnt: that they bo fed and clothed hv the State, since w Ol !; i'nnl.1 ! not be provided for thorn. The "ami)" was reel tilted niostlv from among the radical element of the Kast Side and Harlem, and It went to many rhurches demanding a place to eat nnd wlcep. The police broke tip the arm.v when, after considerable dmnage had been done to St. Alphonus's Church In West Hroadway. Tannen baum was arresteil on a chirge of un lawful assembl.v. .ind sent to ltlack w ell's Island for a year. He balked there and was- put In eoi tary conrlncment for seven months When ho,, came out. he wrote and talked publicly about what he termed the bad conditions at the Island and tried to have State authorities conduct an Invr.s tlcatlon. I-flter he entered Columbia I'nlverslty as a Utident. avowedly for tho purpose of ciiulpptns himself ae a leader of thin country's ladlcals He was working his way through the um ersity. Where Tannenbaum came fioin or J wlwvt his nativity never was generally known, but It was tenoned variously that he wa of Austrian birth and that he had been born on a farm In Sullivan county. To tudy prison conditions he had hlmolf admitted to Slrg Sinu In UK and stnyed there a week DISLOYAL CAPTAIN IS GIVEN 25 YEARS i.'on'mtird from I'trtt" 'ii;r or that same is Inspired by a considera tion of personal s.i-et.v . "I am w.lllng to do transport duty :n tho submarine zone or other duty of a s.milar na.ure. all of wii.ch I will per form to the best of my ability How ever, I believe it is but just that one so situated and whoso services may be judged by a ipiestlon of loyalty should not be placed in a position of ti list or authority. I therefore beg that my ser vices as a commissioned officer be now terminated by the acceptance of ipj res. Ignation." Third I.ettrr Sent . AKd.n he wrote to the Ail lutam-i ii eral "Pursuant to the piovl-i.mis par ! "9. A. I!., 1 hereby tender m l cogna tion .is an officer of the aini.v. i,j lake effect at earliest date. ".My reasons have heietofoie bren stated, patticularly In letter dated .lune 2S last, and are mattei of iccoid. I do not now find occasion to add to or alte the views Ulready expiesed. The un derlying fact" are unalterable. These ami the attendant circumstances have Impelled me to the belief that my first duty becomes one of tendering my resignation as an ofllcer of the army. That duty having again been performed 1 trust that those In position of author ity and greater responsibility tna.v see fit to lecommend acceptance." Court-martial Is Ordered. The processes of the War Dtpaitment were at last set to i ouslder the i.nse. The consideration t'ame out in the form of court-martial proceedings. The de cision made on February S was le vle.wed by the Judge Advocate tleneral and found legal, and Menkes, stripped of his rank under dalo of February 2.1, wan ordered to be removed as a general prisoner under eultable guard to Knit Leavenworth. Capt. Menkes had been In the Regular Army servile for nineteen eats, having been commissioned as a Second Lieuten ant ftom the I'm ty-slMh fulled Sta'es Infantrj, In which he was n serge.ml. Me was made a First Lieutenant In July. 190.1. and assigned lo I he Twenty second Infantty In .Muy. 1910. he was transferred to tho Sixteenth Inlnntry. Me began military llfo as a private in the First Wisconsin Infantry, cnllstine In June. 1898, and entered the regular service the following year. Ills home Is III Iowa. Me Is 4.1 years of age. The military court was allowed no latitude apparently in making Its de cisions Ily his own admission Menkes was violating his oath lo support the Constitution nnd the I'nlted Stales "against all enemies, foreign and do mestic." PHOBING CREAMERY INDUSTRY. Henry Will Try to Jhmv Packers Are In Control. Chicago, Feb. 24. frauds ,1, lleney, general counsel for the Fedetal Trudu Commission, to-night announced that a hearing will be begun to-morrow before. Joseph K. UuvIch of the Trade Commls slon. Into the creamery, butter and cheese angle of the Invectlgallon of the packing IndUHtrj. Witnesses from Wis consin, .Mlasoutl, Iowa and other nearby State will be henrd. An attempt will be made to show that the lxtrkers control the Industry. Mr. Jleney will Introduce letters seized In the vaults of Henry Veeder. counsel for Hwlft ft Co., leeently. "The letters," he said, "will deal prin cipally with tho packers' activities in connection with (loveruiiient lontracta and with attempts to Influence varloua bureaus and detriments' at Washington," OHLINGER'S EXPOSE ASTOUNDS ALLIANCE (leriunn AmerUnii Lenders Fail to Kxplnhi Source of 90,(KI0 Income. I'KOTKST TIIKI1J LOYALTY Hoped to I'ool Coiiirress With List of Teutonic Name on Army Kolls. 'rlill flrtpatrb tu TlIB St Vllli.APKl.l-lltA, Feb. 21 Well 1 1 1,1 plans of official of the Oermnn Ameri can Alliance to fool Cougiess again and prevent the suiircsslnu of fills agency of the Kaiser were upset by the sensa tional exposure of Its real imriKisiw hv (lustave Ohllneer nf Toledo. futll Mr. nhllngcr unexpectedly np petred before the Senate Fiib-comtnlttee 'ni Saturday and charged specifically that the organization was the Kaiser's weapon for tindrriulnltu America's war power, ofllclals were conllden! that Con giesS could bo fooled Into dropping Sen ator Kings Investigation by 'ncie prot estations of lovalt.v Hut .Mr. Ohllnger refit 1 1 of his in vestigations of the work of the alliance and his sptiiflc charge that 1( was or ganized and Is working now to furthe" spy plots, foment disorder, spread (!ei tnan vi'op.lBand.i with ninev dl.iwu flout a secret sotm o, has fo aroused Hie Senator.-) that half 1 eaited .liii-sslons of lf.v ally to America will not prevent the most thorough Investigation. Adolph Tlmni, national sccictary of tin- alliance, who has. continued ns icnl woiktng head nf the, otg.infzallnu s'me Jir- C. I llcxanier found It healthli r to get under cover at the outbreak nf w.ir. was ii upset to-day that he said he didn't believe the Senate had held .my hearlli.-. A't to ill. Milliliter, who has mad,- a thoroug.i study of the nctlv lli-s of the allium o sum, cirly In 191 1, Tlmni pro tested again and again "He don't know what he talks about." According to Tlmni. tho Alliame has ben working hard lately to in ep.it e a case in lonvimc Congiess that the or ganization is intensely loyal. This was to be done by presenting tn the Investi gators an Imposing li-t of men with tierman uainix who aie In the army oi navy. As to rh.ug'-s that In- Alliame lias been i oiiistenily wot king for the tier man cause since It m organized in 19n0. tliH ofllccrs planned to deny that anv itiot tollable activities had ever been undertaken olllciallj by the Alliance and that the effoits of Hr HcNamer, the former president, to stir up feeling against the Allie and force America to do the will of the Kaiser were merely personal arm Itiea. Thum refused to make any nnswer to "hunger's eevcu s-peeille charges againi the Alliance. "lie dpu't know what he talks about." was his answer to the charge that of the $3.,, 000 annual income ic eived by jvi, Alliance only f."i,H0O Is from tbc dues of meinhei". .Mr Ohllnger charged Hint the r'st of the Income s received from per sons whose interest Is, to woil; against the I'nlted State When Cotllrb Hammer, the uatlnnil treasurer, was asked about this to-day. he pleaded that he didn't know anything about It "(?o to lieachiuai ters tn-nmnnw and they'll tell ou." he said Then he filled Uie air with protestations of hit fifty four years of loyalty to America. Hoth Hammer and TImm have been leaders In the Gorman American Alliance organization for veais and were cioe associates with Hex.imer Tlmm's refusal tn believe that the Sen ale had held a healing Satntdav wa typically Teutonic He said telegrams had been sent Friilav t, him and lo the president, the l'.ev. Sigmuml i;. von Itosso of Wilmington, announcing post ponement of the hearing "Theie was no hearing." said TImm. "It Isn't until next Saturday. Ohllnger may have given out that statement, but he did not appear before the commit ee, because they wired us that the hear ing was postponed. How could Senatnr Klng send us those telegtum" It tlieie was a hearing? "We ai prcpated to prove that w e are abolulelv loyal," he went on. "None of the ni down there know what thev aie talking about, but I won't tell v on what we not going to show. You just want some hot stuff and I won t give it to vou You can't catch me" Mi- Tmini. who .ame to Ameilca In ivi ami was naturalized in lx;i:t, to-day said he had not been treated with the o liquidation that In. Hexainer cot from the Kaiser when the former presi dent of the alliance wa decorated In 1907. He went over the list of the officers "f the alliance and pointed out that one nf the eight vice-presidents, Dr F P. Ham masch, is a .Major In the army, stationed at fort Itllev, Kansas. Dr. Mammasc1! is fiom Ore-.'on. He said President von ltjs.'e and Hr. liustave A. Metre), a vice president, also were born In Ameilca Another vice-president. John Schwab, has a son who Is a .Major In the army, he said, adding that the alliance Is send ing out circulars to ask its members to furnish a complete list of all men of tierman origin who are In tho army or navy fighting for Uncle tiim. This will show, he c unbilled, bow loyal everybody 1), for nearly all those In the army have volunteered DENIAL BY VON BOSSE. lllnnce II end Xin Its Riiok Will Fully Ylncllcntr It. x'ic-icif iftpatrli to Tiir Six. M ii.viinrtov. Pel., Feb. 1M - -The ltev .Slegmnnd 11 von llos?, president of the Natainal tierman American Allinnce, mid will also Is pastor of the Zlon I, li the lull chinch, to-night made this )eplv to the OhliiiKt-r charges that the alliance has ltoen tved is an agency to spread Ueiinan pioisiganda : "All that I know abatll the cbaiges hvouKlit against us In contained in the ites-.s despatches as published in this morning's paper" If. Mr. Ohllnger claims that the alliance lecelved moneys from abroad he U not telling the truth, for by no proc ess of pioof presentation could he mention a single cent from abroad, a theie has been none. We are piepaieil to meet evet v attack upon our Integrity as merlcan citizens and a patriotic Ametlcaii Institution. "While we were leady to go to Wash Ington for a hearing on Saturday, we Pice nine that vve will be called upon at a later date, a telegram having been lecelved by our secretary telling him that tho hearing had been postponed, our defence will be mailt with all sin cerity nnd as much dlgultv as Is possi ble under the c Ircumstiinces, when we feel that million of true nnd faithful rltlzeiiH have been wantonly Insulted "Our papem and books aie opeti for Inspection to-day, a they ever havo been, to resisinslble pet wins. All that vvn have done Is tin record and will bo our vindication when the time comes. Kver sincci our country entered Into the war we have supported the Oovernment hv silence of ci It Idem and active further Mice of all Its tiieaisurei. "That thero has never been any con nection, whether directly or Indirectly, with either the German Government or the German people, will be evident when the laM scntenres In this trial have been recorded," THE SUN, MONDAY, LABOR CONFERENCE TO BE OPENED TO-DAY Kinplovers mid AVorkers to Try to KstnldMi Truce I Hi ri ui; War. rOXCKSSIOXS LOOKED FOR llnfh Sides; Kvpected to Yielil in Interest of National Wolf hit. fprriiil lrt)tateti In Tiir. St x Wasiiinc.tos', Feb. 24. Conferee" rep resenting labor nnd capital arrived here to-night preparatory to the first session of their conference at the offices of Sec retary of Labor Wilson to-morrow r. meeting which rivals In momentous pos slbllltles any discussion of domestic policies held in Washington since war was declared, p is trie expressed nope nf each side that terms of a truco during the war can be formulated. It Is the belief of the Administration that each side must mike greater concessions than have ever been negotiated at a single conference 1n the thirty odd years that organized labor and capital have con tended. The men who will confer arc. fur the employ crs Loyal A. Osborne of .Ww York vice-president of the Wes tiiighousc Kleetrlc nnd Maiiuf icturlng Company and chi'mvin of the executive co'ntnlt'ee of the National Industrial lio.ttd. If It Wordc-n, provident of the Siihmailtie itoit Company. Newark, N J ; W II Yandeivoo't nf fast Mollnc. 111. president of the liood Yandervoorl fnglneerlnc Company ; L. F Lorre of New York, president of the lVlaware and Hudson Comnanv . chair man of the board and the executive com mittee of the Kansas Cltv Southern ftailway Company, president or th" Hud son Coal Co'npany, Northern lion and Coil Cnmpati.v, Schuylkill Coal and Iron Compariv, ,xV C F.dwin Michael nf Hmi'oke v.t . president o' the Virginia Ilrldge Iron and Ilrblgc Compiny The representative" nf tabor arc Frank .1 Haves, tresideit of 'he fluted .Mln Workers of .me-lca : Will iam A. llutchesnn, president o' the fn'ted r.rotherhood of Carpenters and Jolne-s of America ,t A Fr.tnklln. Tires, blent of the Itrotherhnnd of ltoilennak ers n -il lion Shipbuilders of America. Victor OlaPilcr. representative of the In tercatiotial Seamen's Colon of America; T A ItVkor. president of the C.arment Workers nf America I la eh side will name a icpreenlat.ve of the pub! c at large at Ihe meet.ng to moriow. llrnnUer 111, The Mrs' selection of the men cho-en to rortri-sent capital Included Charles F i Itrnoker of no'ila. Conn . pres'dent of the American Itrass Comp.i'iy. M-. I P.rofkcr's health prevented b in f'Cii ,v- ceptu-g app Jintmeot anil Mr W orden was ciiov,.n. Mr Osborne "..leaking of the con'cr ence said- "I don't th'nk anv of the men to meet have any Idea bow long It wil take us to complete the ptorramme which has been arranged fni u We cannot very well hazard a guess until to morrow, when vve will b" told what is expected of us I am sure we are all anx'ous to br.ng the conference ti a speedy ami successful conclusion Tint Is what we aie here for. and we have all come w.th open minds anxious to do whatever Is let for our country. ' The conferences will begin, officials declare, with the essential points of dif ference few In number The flr.'t aim In getting 'ho two side together Is tn reach an arrangement that will do hw with str.kes and lockouts, and make possh,. a ilovei nnietit labor progr mime which ...111 nn.Ml.t ,l.lt it U II lA-fCMm MC. essary ne the- 'nr the ilnifi-miii'tit to tak" i-ontiol of war Industries rnr to commandeer labor for war production.! )f an entire agreement is not reached, of-I flclals say. both Hies steps ape withn ' Hie range of possibilities. I Mlliject f err Drlintr. Hesules trikes oilier Important sub jects to be debated will Include bases for wiikv deleimlnatlnn. price tlxing and piecework prices, elimination of restric tions on output and measures m prevent I the cutting of ,-ilece rate pay. piacie.sj I to g-event dlliitlnn ot labor, illi -lmlna- I Hon :wulnt union or non-iinlnn labor. admission of union agents to plants. , methods of adjusting dlrpiite.s rights of 1 workers to orsanli'e With oppn tuuit.es fm a better unrler- "tanillng lietween capital and labor un limited officials declare that the respon sibility on both "Ides Is heavy Toe subhvt of strilies is regarded as perhaps the most Important to tome be fore the conference. The Government Is hopeful that disturbances may lie pre vented altogether and are searching for a means of doing away with their causes. Strikes called since the war began have been a large factor In slowing up ptodurtlon of war ma terials, and Depirtment of Labor le rfinrt.. show they have been more numer ous since the war began than at any other petloil In the countrv'.s history. In the shipyards alone strikes have ptoeluceel more than Siin.nfiu idle days, which Is equivalent In tonnage to more than T."i.n00 tons of ships, in the war iudiiestrles thev have been nearly as iiumei oils. IIhvc Declared xtlltude. i in the subject of strikes and lockouts i leot'i capital and labor have made dec ' laratlon.-i as to their attitude The Na 1 tlonal Industrial Conference Iioatd has I s'ated that any Interruption to produc tion operates to the advantage of the enemy and the American Federation of Labor has subscribed to the same pi In c'ple, but added the qualification that stilken should be undertaken only as a last icsiort. Hoth capital and labor agiee that there should be no discrimination either against union or non-union men, and this principle. It Is believed, undoubtedly will be Included In the agreement doled shops will letnaln dosed where 11 Is possible to obtain a sulllcleiit sup. ply of union labor, and no effoit will bo made lo close open shoin, although labor undoubtedly will bo g'veti full rights to proselytize Hoth sides aie In accord on the point that all legal existing standards for safely and health of workeis should be maintained throughout the war Capital, with the suppoit of the Gov ernment, Insists that theie shall be no limitation put b.v the unions iw thc amount of wink a man should do, nnd labor, evidently willing lo i once le thin point. Insists that the rate of pay lor plecewotk shall tint be tut if Hie limita tion Is i nlted. Wiiltc llase tn He Decided, Capital asks that wage Increase) bo leckoned on a basis of Increases In costs of living and labor asks that the follow ing additional considerations be made factors' The equity nf the established wage, the question as to whether the rain was obtained by collective bargain ing, a tnmpaiison of the rale with sim ilar establishments In which the rales were established lev collective bargain ing and n comparison with tales In other districts fqualll.v of lepiiscnlatioii on adjust ment boards Is demanded alike bv cap ita! and labor Labor In addition Insists that If the nieinheirhlp on an udjubl- FEBRUARY 25, 1918. ment board In uneven In number the odd person should represent the public. Labor asks that there must be good will nnd demands recognition by em ployers of the tonnnoii Interests of em ployeee. It further demands application of democratic principles as opposed to autocratic authority In industry. Labor further asks that whenever em ployees have a common complaint or grievance the employer shall meet those selected by the workers us Ihelr repie sentatlves. ISHII IMPRESSED BY U. S. WAR RESPONSE New Ambassador From Japan Says Patriotism Is Now Oominnnt Impulse. "1'atrlotWm dominates) every other Im pulse." That Is the Impression of America at war gained b.v Viscount Ishll. recently designated and about to start for tnls Ci'untiy as Japanese Ambassador. He returned to .In nan only recently after an extensive tour of this country as a spe cial Japanese commissioner, and tn an article in tho Toklo Tniyo, one of the foremost magazines of Japan, urges his countrymen to follow the lead of the Vnited State and lake a more active Interest in the war The Amerlran peo ple. Viscount Ishll declares, have demon slrated rleaily thnlr determination to win thn war at any cost "I travelled this last summer for three months throughout the Culled States Just as she had completed five month" of her war activities." the new Ambas sador's, article slates, according lo n transition made puHllc yesterday hv tho I'ast .-ind West News lliueati. "It was a splendid chance to observe wartime Auirica. and I was tremendously Im pressed with the unanimity of public opinion, tho enthuslartlc spirit of her pfnple and Ihe gigantic scale of her military prvpatatioti 1'rlor to her dec laration of war Ametha possessed about 100, una regular soldiery, with a Chilian troop, known as the National Guard. In each State. tnvT Marl nf Conscript lo. "Our party was m the Cnlteel States just at the time the new const liptlon act was going Into effect. If 1 am not mis taken the number of lecrults expected to be raised In the first order of m -biliziitini was T.'en.KOO or SOO.t'OO Alto, gether the llovernment hoped tn have l.ino.ono for active service a- soon as they rotild be vropcrly trained. In o--clinary tlmrs the civilian soldiers nf each State are under the control of the'State: In an extraordinary time, like the pres ent, ihev are under the direct control of the I'residfiit. "1 saw- many large, ti macks for these itorults. in process of building, and I was astonished at the icgulailtv with which the;, were laid out, the lapidltv of their t'cntlruetinti. the greatness of the scale, t ie excellent satiltan ptecautlnns and especially the highly developed condition of Anicrh-r- mechanical Industries which made poss'hle the rapid carrying out of such a huge undertaking "At the beglnnlns of this war tier, many dfpled the sirength of Cngland and accepted the haraid of her coming to tho aid of France and Russia. Kven In the course of tho ginelling conflict she still Ignored the possible strength of the rutted State- as a factor in the world's inillt.it y lontllct .vtmost deliberately she made America her enemy. "It wa an amazing miscalculation that she failed Hi realize into what a foimldable military power a great Indus trial nation like the I'nlted States oi Kngland can he turned when occasion becomes impel alive In ordinary times the democratic spirit In Kngland and the rti..cel Stntes naturalh is opposed to militarism Thc'.r peoples in time of peace seem lo have no aptitude for war: but let war c lino the national tempera ment unelergoes immediate .hange 111 IlKTrrencrs l.nlil Aside. All difference of opinion gives way lo one common Interest of the whole nation I'.itiiotlsm dominates every other im pulse! Such is the lesson taught bv Kngland and the Fulled States. That thoughtful German minis should lnxu overlooked these characteristics of the pent le thev antagonized- is Inexplicable except on the s'jiio.ltion tli.U they were so blinded bv their conceit that tin y ii nothing .it the path of their ambition. Whenever 1 have read the lntticy of ihe Ciiited States or of Kngland 1 hive admired the patriotic spint that never filled to respond to the love of country. This Impression was strengthened b my rce em observations $50,000 FIRE IN RICHMOND. Two llnrllInK nnd llanuti- In Writ New Brighton Destroyed. A garage, two dwellings and a barn were destroved, and two other tesidences damaged by tire last night In the block extendln-; from 103:' to 101" I'aMletoii avenue, West New Itiightou. Tho tile loss Is estimated at S5m. Dim The Hi cf- originated In the gaiage of Henry Itoliall at 10 Castle ton avenue and destroyed the building and si au tomobiles The home of Mis Annie Mr tjuiule, adjoining, and the three st iry house, owned by Joseph Wood were de stroyed as well as a bam. I'eittsiges owned by Thomas Powers and Theodore Hoe, next III tho path of the flames, weio badly damaged Fire, companies were summoned f I tin i Pott Itlc liiuond, Mariners Harbor and West Xtu-Itiighton. War and Inflation Kt'coiil Hguri- issued by tin. TroiiMiry Dt'parl uicitl .sliow tin? total general stock of money in tho I 'niled States on Jiinuaiv 1, 1!)18. to have heen 6,2.)(U08,271 as conipared with .OlOl.V.lT on .lamia ry 1, 1!)17. Per capita circulation of nioiiey on .lanuaiy 1I la-L was 48.70 as compared with ijUIJ a year ajio and W8.48 in ll(i. A imturnl result lias heen the in crease in prices of merchandise and commodities. The more money there is in circulation the less its purchasing power. With the continued demands of our Government for money, goods anil services, a certain degree of infla tion seems unavoidable, hut the banking system of. this country should lie able to control its extent. Merchants anil manufacturers can co-operate at. this time by conducting their business along conserv ative lines. THE Citizens National Bank OF NEW YORK 320 BROADWAY Established IS51 U.S. TROOPS TAKING BIGGER PART IN WAR Secretary Baker Reports Occu pation of Important, Sec tors on West, Front. SCOlTINtJ S0HTIKS WON Americans Not Daunted by Ifeavy Fire First Contiu- irent Retires to Host. Sp'nal nupatch In Til Si x. WvsttiNOTo.s', Feb, '. Gen. Persh lnt a ttoops are taking a bigger part ol the fighting on the west front, according to Secretary ot War Itaker's tevlevv of the military operations for last week. A.merlcan artillery participated In a successful thrust made bv the French In the region of the Hut t- tin Mesnll and American Infantry has arrived In the teglon of Chemln des Panics, oi.e of the most active sectors of the entire front. Heavy hostile shell fire failed to cause confusion or causallles among the American detachments which took their places lu the trenchee. The review sa ys : "While no major undertakings were recorded In the west, vet the entire front was the scene of hard driven assaults of a minor charartei "Our own forces aie taking mi in cionslngly Imrnitant patt In the opetn-' Hons Last week vve i worded the par ti limtlon of our nrtllieiv in the very successful tin list mad" by the 1'ien h In tho region of the Itntte ilu .Me.siii' "Th!. week Ihe piesence of our m fanlry In a very lmpoitant .ilea of tile Chemln des Dames Is reported. Ilere our patrols have been outside our birbed" I wire and have undet lakeu a number of scouting expeditions lu No Man's Land which were suceossfulllv tallied through ! "At the lime our detachments: vveiet coming up into the trenches they were under heavy hostile she'.l fire. Never- ( thejess our men made their way to their stations wltnout confusion or casualties. It Is useful to note that our I forces now in action tn this, one of the most active sectors of the entire French , front, have acquitted themselves very credltahly. I "During the week Geu. rershinu made e a personal Inspection nf the American ' sector northwet of Ton!. Ho visited I all our first lino trenches, olvetvatlon posts, battery emplacement and other 1 po tils cf Interest inning the two day.s , spent on this trip the Commander Hi 'Chief , am" In close , tmt.it t with the ' men in the tranches, beard the.r com ments or complaints and noted care fully all suggestions offered to better the condition and welfare of our Hoops in action. "Our ineii who have lompletfcl thtlr first period of duty In the trcn-hes in ye arrived at the leave centtc established at A x-les-Mains This is the firs' ,,f ., series nf rest centres 't is proposed to j est.iblis i where our i.ien can tl lie I test and recreation after the trying ordeal of trench life. "Along tile i-ie'iie'i front tbc enemy reacted energetically 'n :ne region southwest of the Hutte tin .Mesnll After a sanstltliary encounter the Germans succeeded in legainlng p.nt of the flenches om lai-t week A further at tempt In which three ileim.m hitt.tllous participate1 w is repulscel. In a third assHiilt the Germans took l '.'.". prisoners, but the French forces icgalncil the Inst posit'ons after a spltlted oountee at tack. Our art.lleiy pat tlcipjted In I these operations. "Artillery duels too',; p'nee along the. entire front A dec ided ineie-are in the i , interi-iiv of liomlMiilmetits was noted. ' 1 "The Hritish have taktn over an ad-j dlt nnal segment t f 'he Frer.eh line I The tiansfer of an appiee i.ihle mileage I of the front below S ijuciitin was made lo toe Kiit.oh without ddficultv or I I eleia.v ' I COSTA RICAN REBELS TAKE THREE TOWNS Las Cartas and Punta Arenas May Fall Soon. S v ,li t- in.1 Sfn, Nu. i rag a. i. Feb -1 . levoiution is in progiess m t'osta ltica Vtie t-omtnunlfatmii has been m teriupted lietween Hie frontier and I.as Saints' s known tin' the towns of Alajuela. San Matro and Hcredta aie In thn hands of the tevnlutionisf- It Is teporled Iis Sanas and Punta Aicuas probahlv will fall siioitlv. The present Covet unit nt of c'osia ltica 'came Into power lu c niisttUcnec of a lev-tdutlou in Januar.v of last cai. I'ien ' blent Goiicales was overthrown by Gen , Ta.evo. who assumed the Presidency The I'nlted States has not recognized the Tlnncn Government. There have heen several reports in the last few months nf plots to overthrow the Government. Former President Gon 7.ale7. and Germans 111 Costa ltica and the I'nlted States are nald to have been concerned In a scheme of this iit which was discovered b.v the Costa Itican au thorities! last Mav. According to press despatches from San Jose at the time, ,i I German firm In New Voik furnished llOO.uon for the nigamr.atluu of a, revo lutionary movement. Several secret wnele- stations were discovered, three of them at Heredla, the home nf Gonzalez. The growth of the German Influence In the Gonzalez Gov- eminent was said to havo been largely j respcmsioie icir me lev-ciiuiion. .rter Gen. Tlnncn became President Costa ltica seveted lelatinns with Germany. Bayer-Tablets of Aspirin "The Bayer Cron 146 BELIEVED LOST ! IN WRECK OF LINER! foiittttiirtl mm I'trtt I'nyt HciIilJ, WILLIAM fitzpatp.icic, p .1 gi!i-:!-:nini!. hiiwap.I' GltlFFITHS. HAVII' gfilfovli:. pirnut Gl'SSW KLL. WILLIAM ! MALONKY. .IOSLPII. wife ami child. I pLLi.Kv. miss- i:lizaih:tii 1 pnwnt. a. -PAltlitlW. .1. G 1 WUMI.A.V, TlluMA- l lrst Ihss fur llnllfnx. ISKAVMONT, MISS . I'.LLM'.VfF.. O. F. iti:i.Lt:vri:. (child IILItTF.AF. CAHLT KDWAIIU ItiSHoP. WILLIAM K. i Itl'llNHAM. i'AI'KT KALPH. nillWX, I'AI'KT FHANK. CONNOLLV, JOHN. CHNNOL1.V. .MirilALI. HAFPHINKi:. W. W. UltlSCOLL. MICHAHL '. HAItLi: WILLIAM 'l.KINi:it. AllCHIP.AI.Ie K KAN. CAPT JOSni'll KILLI1V. .It 1 IX. massii:, ;i-:oi:gk. MASSIC. MltS. CClUtGK MASSIK. (child I. MILLKIl. CIIAIil.KS 11 MOHIti:. WILLIAM. MoFLTON. GFoKi'ri: A. Mi ifl.TO.V. (child i MI'N'X, JOHN S MFNN. MISS - ; pitMiTi:it, i;i:oi!iii: PAlt.MITF.U WILLIAM i PAItSoNS. CADKT JACK i '. st John. ;i:i:alii. SLLI.AIiS. I'lDIIT NK W.MAN. snow. caih:t fp.i:i. . .Sl'LLI VAN. MAJOP. MICHAi;i. TltKNCIIAIlU. MISS . ri'tinil l lnss fr llnllfnx. KAP.TLF.TT. JAMi:.-'. c'LKAItV. JOHN , CliOCKWIOLL. JAMKS FAG AN. A. G FiUtllKST. .1 FOWLKII, It. .1 IIOWKLL, CHAKl.i:? LONG. elKOI'Ci; LYNCH. JOHN. MAHONLY! GP.iyiOP.V NICIILLL. LLONAP.P PFAltCY. H. PI'lM)i:sTi;il. GLcTP.cTK I ItlcllAllli. U , I STHVI0NS. Mi: i SOCKLi; V. JOSKPIl I Stevens Is fioin New Yoik. All Hie j others are from St. John's. SOME OF THOSE ABOARD. j.liiliu slinniion VI ii nn n nmnu; I'nhHeiiHers J, 1 1 1 1 S'laminn Munn cme of Hie pa-se-igei-s ami ,i m mag. tig ,i.ie. ttn cef 'he 111-n of ItonrniE Ttrotheis Ltd.. was a' stepson eef Sli klilunid Howling .Mrs. akiTvvduntnami Brotdwiy t 34th Street Will offer extraordinary Values Today in a Sale of Men's Hats at $1.95 If New York men were as familiar with con ditions in the hat market as are we, there wouldn't be one of these hats left by to-nighl. The cheapest kind of a derby or soft hat made now costs $2 irlmlmile, yet yon are offered in this special sale high-grade hats at $1.95. In cluded are: 3,000 Soft Hats in a .splendid selection of new Spring shapes and colorings hoth rough and regular finish. 1,200 New Spring Derbies in Hlack and Brown, "seconds" of hats made hy America's host-known hatter. All .sizes. Wc Shall Also Offer Today Splendid Values in Men's Shoes at $5.95 J In the new Spring lasts with broad or me dium toe, carefully produced in Dark Russet, Gun Metal, and Vici Kid. A very smart but ton model may be had in Patent Leather. Sizes U to 11: widths A A to IX M4 The One' Genuine Anyone can write your name. But when you write It yourself it is your genuine signature. Any white tablets may be called "Aspirin" may even look like "Aspirin." But when marked with the Bayer Cross they art the genuine Sold b.v reliable dealers everywhere. For your protection every package and euiy tabid is invaiiably marked with Your Cuarantt of Parity" Tht trt--mrk "Aaslrln" fftcp. tJ. ?. rt. OT 1 n, f osrntrethst thtmonoae-elieae-eeleiUc-rcet .nllrslirfccej ,t hr- tsblvtt In of Ot rellablte llarcr manufactore. Munn is iicjw lu jfovv York, having .-i'-r'ved here several clays ago In await tin arrival of her husband and daughter, Hetty, 3 vear-i old, who van vvllh her fathei on the ship. Mis. Munn l pros Hated bj tho news of ihe dlaaftei and U'l'ler eaie nf n physician The last word from Mr Munn was ie. cclved heie Saturdaj in a telegram i e lallng to cei tlfie-ati's of vacc nation be carried, lu which ho asked If it w.n thought the health ollVers at New Yoi'K would lecognlzo them and permit him tn land If Ihe- snip wc te ciuaiautllicil. Aimlhi'r of the passengers was F. W. Stevens of 111 Hecatur sireet. Ill "ikl. n, vc-ho was listed m a ro'incl trip passen "t. It was saiil nt the- line's nffii cs that he hinl none In St Johns to con fer with P. Tetiipleuian, who wa at one tlni" beid of the Templcm.tii Stinni hhlp Compun.v in this cit Wntil was received at tne comvinv offices Hmt Mr. Pteveps's wife Is very ill The total cargo Is sal. I to have n"cti valued at t,00,onn. The. shlp'was vvotth SI. 000.0(10 The ship and cargo wcie fully covered by wit- tlk and tiinritie inMitanco. RECORD OF FLORIZEL. hr Is lle( llcnicni tiered Merer nm let- llrrrikcr. ii'" lioi r.el ,s best remembered in this harbor by her philanthropic work 'n frc ing a large fleet of ' oal laden vessels fiom the grip of I. arbor Ice early In Jan uary and releasing sugar ships In th" North Hive:. She was eepi.ppe.i as an ;ce breaker lieini sheathed b"low the wa'er Hue with heav y nrnioi. it-enforced at the bows with coneiic. She could '-.live her wai through ice fields from three to the feet thick, and htr urinoi- plate cin'i ed bet tte ride over and , rush floes The Floilze! to i lnally was tleig,ir d as a sealet. nud It was tiecefcearv fo- he ce mash her way through the frozen wa !'! on the coast of I.ibradeu. She and her sister ship, the Stepliaun. Mink lu Oc tober. Ill'', off the Massachnecti s mas' bv the tinman submarine I'-f,:!. weir withdrawn from the New York Halifax St John's loute- seieial week evciv VII- .111.1 llSe-el In the FC.tl fishc! tes Tl e I'usslaii .G'lV'ernnicnt offefe.l the i: I Cross Line an ucprccedenteel price To Hie Fori7.nl .mel Stephano for use n ce lireakeis in the White Sea, bill the line preferrtd to I. rep them for war t.ec otherwise. i St'i e the bec ri-in: of '.." ct in. ritulzti has iitcn used ns a dcsp.ci, i mjs-t-l brtwren Newfentndlard nnd llalifav and New Y'oik. and has brougot uiai . Hritish of!lr;as unci wounded -ollieis t. this port she was regarded n ,,t e of the snf"ft vessels in Mm coastivi.-c trade She vvn? ao rUlte capable a.- a tratisat 'anil, t-aveller. Iiav:-ic -irrn-el New loiinellginel and New llrtit.sv, c 't He.op' fiom llal'fav to Ihigl.vd The Florizel i,'is uvrcei '. c tn, York, Newfoni.dl.iii.l and l'a ifav Menm hip Compauv. kuocvu as the !!.! c ess I. tic. '". i' Itnvvritig & Co, ot' l.-VeH.col .end Ne-.v York, were hei auent.s bcie She- war 'ni 1 1 1 nt Glasgow- it. Itidi. hums. u i eel :i.nvi tons Srli,t, ,IS JJll,"l ,1 fft't long, ts.' feet beam and of '."i it depth of hold She was ect'lippeel wi' , siioin.t-ie -Ig-iellmu appaiatus w iclc.s u,i rated high b Hie, Hi it.sh Lloyd I Is"