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THE SUN, THURSDAY, MAT 23, 1918. 4 SAYS LA FOLLETTE SPEECH WAS LOYAL Attorney Charpes Tapers Did Sot Quote Wisconsin Sen ator Accurately. ..VAIi TARTY IS BLAMED j-jrt Detailed Statement on St. Taul Address Made to Committee. Wit HlxcroN. May IS. Defence of the ifch made last September by Senator l.i VWlette (Wis.) at St. Paul was con t.sued to-day by Gilbert UTtoe of Near iTi., counsel for the Senator before the finite Privileges and Elections Commit- 1 tK Mr, Hoe declared tha charges were Uvif?. reiterating that the speech was i'.zt'.y patriotic and that the chargea esly "f'lloweJ attacks which previously tii been concentrated on the Wisconsin ft-,st:r by a "war party" and a "war r.ti r.rc '" Tr s Is the first detailed statement l-iit b-as been made either directly or In directly by the Senator In defence of the speech and members of the committee ere keenly interested In the argument preMed by hl counsel. M- lice uld Senator La Follette was l-H-klM considerably by the audience t-d in several Instances was unable to ci3-pte sentences. The attorney de r'ei that Senator La Follette aald that tv carrylr;s of American ciUsena on a irunltlon loaded ship "was the only thins; tilt carried us Into war." "He said nothing of the kind," Mr. I asserted. Mr Roe said the Chicago Tribune on Ftr.tember 21 last quoted Senator La IV.lette at saying: "I was not In favor cf beginning this war. We had no crieTaace." Similar statements also ap rircd In the New York Timet and the Washington Pott, he said. "Every Associated Press despatch car rel It that way," Mr. Roe sftd. adding that all Associated Press newspapers "rot tr.at story and printed It that way." Reading from the copy of La Pol ice's speech aa submitted by him to th commute Roe quoted La Follette aa "I say this, that the comparatively fr.al! privilege of the right of an Amer ican cir.zen to ride on a munition loaded fh!?, flying a foreign Sag. Is too small ts Involve this Government In the loss of rr. sons and millions of lives." La Follette's declaration that Secre tiy Bryan -warned President Wilson that the Lusitanla had on board 6.000.000 ro-nSs of ammunition besides explosives rta::ed In a spirited discussion of the Senator's motives In making that state ment. Roe said he believed La Follette on y desired to direct attention to the c..fTrences between Secretary Bryan and t-.e President which at the time were eil known. Tv.e Senate, Roe contended, has no proer to Inflict any other punishment, that its authority Is limited Solely to ex pu son and that La Follette violated no Senate rule. Mr Roe finished his defence and two e were Riven him to file a supple mentary brief. There was no Indication as to whether the committee would take further steps In Its consideration of the else in the meantime. MEN FOR NEW DRAFT MAY ENROLL BY MAIL Provision Made for Thone Who May Be Absent June 5. .'f irai ZHipatcK lo Tax Scs. Washington, Hay II. Arrangements fnr repistratlon of men who are away from home on June S and are subject to mtlitar enrolment were made to-day by r-ovt Marshal General Croader. The Wa draft boards will enter the cards re ef letl by mall, provided they come on th tii of registration, and certificates nil! b mailed back, provided stamped f" tlopes are furnished for -hat purpose Many thousands of students vrho will hi nni.-h th'lr school work before the dj of reglatratlon are expectel to Ml"' ca'iV. by mail. Others who have left n-iA to eiiEace In various kinds of em-ro-nent, especially In shlpyarOs and i-mllion plants, probably will adopt the fJT.e course In entering the names. 'i'.n. Crowdcr's action Is the laet slip tr.-a.-d perfecting the machinery for the ri;ttratlon of all men who have at-uinf-d tuenty-one jears since last Juni f He directs that In cases where regls--a-ts do not know the location of their 1 ca) boards their cards are to be mailed Majors if they live In :lacej with nore fian 1.000 people or to tie County nrk If they are residents of communl t.et lth smaller populations, Many Inquiries come from men who are marrid or probably will be subject to exemption because of physical all rrts or dependents. In each case Gen. 'onier is Instructing them that every :ran bttween II and SI on that date r us- rcjister. PE.VTA. B. R. MEN PROMOTED. II. (. Hlxler Pat In Charge of vianbattaa Division. "' Pennsylvania Railroad Company r .V-fA latt night many changes In its 'jmtins' department whlich It say sr. re(CJtlate) by the great Increase l cr ,s business incident to the war. lor if tf.e uK'n promoted came up from 'auks Financial interest were ' i. fri-i if the changes had anything t u 'th the general shake up In a r-ia-l otlioialdom announced by Dl r. t --r,ei (.ral McAdoo. T lu.f change made public by the 'Ai vania Is the reJet4allehmenl. o i Manhattan division, embracing a '' pa' l of the terminal facilities of t I- i 'anla Railroad In New York r" H C Hixler Is appointed super t : i if that division. t' present Is superintendent of tta jn- ,-in,l transfers, with headquar tets .i i r.Mdelphia. He has been Identi fy! i iht; I'ennsylvanla road more har n i cars. having fctarted as a teUst., r operator on May IT. 1SST. 1 iJtr Is succeeded by J. F. Dea- - -uperlntendent of stations and tM's.-s. Wth offices In Philadelphia. M1 !'rfi-i Iihr tpn connected with the' .U urrvlce . since June 10, "o inanRes announced by th l'"i' ..ii.ia follow: F. G. Orlmshaw, i" .r . lendent of motive power of t1"- N- Jersey division, I promoted I" a-., -i ant to the geriem! miiuser, " ' -.,'i' nartcrs In Philadelphia. Mr. ' ii''h.iw has been In the service since J-t 'i, 190?. 1 '' r It, New bold, a Philadelphia i"-' was elected a director of the J'1'" .ir.ia Railroad In plac of the lf W n.am II. Rarne. l ni fnr,ns make men look uniform, but I give them uitUvMuality, The Nation's i mum..., ih r f !...... f MCMttt pie fm Mktr rtni Rsrsrely wmum Wlgitly weaaded ltla la utlti u rrlaoaert. Dart asudt. CCsfrscMtf amu - . HiKoiox, May 21. The army casualty Hat tp -day contained forty-alght names as follows: KILLED IK ACTIO. OVEO. MABK L.. ewrpanl. KaUatea4. UttVSZ- Bj?aa..Bartae.at1a. MILLKk! HAatata -V. PWIVBW, iy. DIKD or WOtOfDS. triCI, TIOIUS caTl. Uvaaa-- VOf NG1U-1., JOE C, HmU. DIED Or DISEASE. CHOWDER. FRANK T., (argeaat. Law- renre, Kan. ' GREEN, FRANCIS, clrllian, Saa raa- cttco. Cat. WOrNDED BKTEBKLT. LONG, ROBERT U.. Lleuanant. Bens ton. Tea. tONO. TIM, Ktnut Chlcaaw. Xi CORMICK. LEIOHTON. Mrgraat. W1L MasKEWSKT, ALEX.ssrgi Wla. t, Racln. RHODE. ALBERT, eergeaat. Pittsburg. TIPPET. JOHN R., sergMiit. Thompson vl!l. 11L liAILET, slben D., corporal. Foea, w, CRINKLAW EARL JL. corporal. Great rails. Mont. KA8MALSKI. CHART. E. corporal, Chi cago. XI1HAI.1CH, JOHN, corporal. Streator. 11U NEWMAN. JOHN P.. corporal, Harttord. Conn. WILTROUT. CLAVDK, corporal. Junction Cltr. Kan. tk. COBLE. HARRT C wagoner, Solomon, Kan. THREE MEW YORKERS WOUNDED SEVERELY Recent Letter From One Told Mother How Well He Was Feeling. Charles Reis. who was reported In yesterday's casualty list from France as having been severely wounded, lived at J07 Webster avenue; Long Island City, with his mother. Mrs. Elizabeth Rels, a widow. He was drafted last December snd was sent to the Thirteenth Infantry to fill out that old regular command to war strength along with other men from the draft. H went to France on Janu ary IT. Tuesday a telegram came to his mother saying that h was wounded April IJ. Shortly after getting the notification the mother received a letter from her son, written six week ago. In which he told of his saf arrival In France. He said that he had enjoyed th trip over the sea and that he bad gained ' ten pounds. Young Rels was born Jn Man hattan twenty-six years ao. He was a clerk before entering the service and had lived In Long Island City for thirteen years. Henry Welsler. In th list of severely years of age and Welsler of 363 Hooper . w T -.4. nurg. ne -' School 1 and had enterea tne piumoing business. A year ago he enlisted in the Seventh Field Artillery and went over h fmm Vort Slocum In November. ..... -. . A week ago he wrote to his family tirnt he was behind tne ngnting line ana ex- pected shortly to be In the thick of the combat. Salvatorw Perry, who lives tn Myrtle avenue, Larchmont. received notice yes terday from the War Department that his son, Joseph Perry, had been severely wounded In action In France. The young man was only eighteen year of age. He was one of the early volun teers, and sailed for France In December. the son of Benjamin I ,,... ,v... .,, , mr .ii ' '. .V..,, k a . FRANKLIN SIMON & CO. N 311 Bfl Honor Roll ert4 Tela! M7 32. legate. .1 TM a in 3 mm 34 m 1 SLK1 3M . 48 J14 Var Sssartstfa Ururmi Jf.E'H. Private, Raaeva. Pa. Cal JA1ES. Prlraia. Los Aageles. 2bn'i'K- J.Vi; jelvsta, Detroit. GILLETTE. FLOTD CV, private. Caldwell, GRAHAM. CHARLES M private. Hope, GRIFFITH. CASIUS J., private. Pentlae. HASHS- JOHN E.. private. Plttiburg, Pa. b.i.ZZOR' TONT. private. Stanley. Wl. KETEa, RENJAM1N private, Ala- rnnJa. C.l LO.VNING. BERT D. pMvaU, Thor, la. iTARN. JOHN J., private. Short Leaf, Ala MARBERRT, HART R.. private, Saa An glo. Tea MARR1N, MORRIS, prlvata, ll South Third ttrttt. Brooklyn. N. T. MVLHALL. HOWARD VC.. Bottem. Mass NELSON. BERT MONTEVEL. private. PlchHta. wu PARACKA. JOHN, private! Ellivorth. Pa. TERRT. JOSEPH, private. Larchmont. FLTLER. CHARLIE C, private. Spartan burs. S. C- PULLVARD, CHRISTOPHER E, private. Sangerrllle. M.. REIS. CHARLES, private. Astam. N. T. FALTERS. FRED R private. WIh. Va. SOT HARD, UCBERT R.. private. Covtng- ton. Kr. WVMMERS, WILLIAM R-, private. Syra- ruoe. N. T. WEtSLER. HENRT. private. ! South Fecon treet. Brooklyn. N. T. TODER. OLIVER D., private, Guna City, Mont. mtCNDED 8LIGHTLT. BURKE, FREDERICK, private, Eaat Hum, Conn. FLAHERTY, EDWARD P private. Rot- llndal.. Boston. HEWITT. WILLIAM A., prn-ate. Newton. Mats. TOTAL CASUALTIES IN LONDON AIR RAID 223 Three Killed and Several Hurt in Attack on Paris. Lonpon. May II. The casualties tn Sunday night's air raid are given in a supplemental statement Issued to-day as tt killed and K Injured. Paris, May II. German aviators made an Ineffectual attempt last night to raid Paris. Three persons were killed and several wounded In the city's out skirts, but none of the raiders reached Paris Itself. A German airplane was hit by an anti-aircraft gun and fell in flames north of the city. The enemy dropped bombs In various suburban localities. Some material dam age Is reported. The signal that all was clear was sounded at 1 o'clock this morning. The raid demonstrated the high state nf fflelenev to whirh the serial 1efenr of the city have been brought. It was. and Control of the Contingent Knnd of a clear and windless night, with a brll- the Senate had reached an agreement liant moon. Ideal for an aerial attack. in regard to the form which the pro The raiders, who were divided Into two I posod resolution for an investigation squadrons, sought valnlv for two hours , should laVe to find a ao In the wall of fire with. Senator McKellar then turned the which the city was encompassed. The places at which, the bombs fell show that the Germans circled far around the city before loosing their cargoes and fleeing. YEOW0ME5 ABE WAE5ED. Boetoa Rear Adaalral Bar Idle Talk aael Dessaad Work. Boston. May II. Yeowomen at the I Rear Admiral Spencer -omen clerks were warned .here . "sitting on desks, loud . ulkmKi .3itng newspapers and lile .. Win?IMl.U11. p, Rmount of work that has to don() Rt ,hl, time." the order says. "can be accomplished only by every rie . attending to her own business." Lowell Paper Advances Price. m-minrt i -1 .h'"" w w nereioiorv aatunru, mnuuuiB 1 ""'m' T I trtrt must mv etr'.cter sttention to nt street, vv imams-. nra. '... imv m- .w. o-..." , . TitKil l ... - me coniu.Brr.1 lujii ui vuc n . i S. Wood, the Loweix, Mass.. May II. The Lowell actually conveyed broader powers even Courier-Cit i: en , a morning newspaper, than those which the Chamberlain meas-to-day announced an advance In price ure purported to carry. Its adoption from l to 1 cents, effective June 3, be- marked a convincing victory in fact If cause of the Increasing cost of labor not tn terms for the contentions of the and material. 1 Chamberlain group In the Senate Mill- c4nnounce a contribution to the RED CROSS of 10,140.00 Combining a personal donation with the 10 participation in our gross sales- of Monday, the 20th instant publishing this announcement of our contribution to the Red Cross we wish to put on record how deeply we appreciate the whole-hearted co-operation of the' New York public whose liberal buying in the name of the Red Cross is responsible for this handsome addi tion to its funds. Direct donations from patrons and ' employees will be published at the end of the Red Cross campaign. Our patrons and employees are subscribing to the Red Cross hourly, with characteristic Amer ican liberality, inspired by this great opportunity to share in the common sacrifice and to speed the Victory that is coming 1 JcankUn Simon & Co. Fifth Avenue, at 38th Street SENATE PLAN FOR AIR PROBE HALTED Ctmtinvrg row First Pef. port cur Inquiry and Ita reputation for Integrity If we state-concisely but fairly and completely the results of our In vestigation. Want X Parallel rrake. "If It Is understood that we contem plate this ooursa of action, I should sup pose that there would be a general dis position to permit our investigation to proceed unembarrassed by any other parallel course of action. Clearly aa we miy recognise the Authority to con duct another official Inquiry at the same time we may not doubt that any official Inquiry Into the same course of conduct, althnueh with another atm. would tend to make difficult If not Impossible the successful prosecution of our own. "Either nothing of Importance would h iihki. wttW-h would make such an Inquiry needless, or points would be brought out which would at one sug geat to the uUty. If there be uch, where effort should bo made to block success ful prosecution. Even with the best In tention In Uie world It would be almost i-n.Ki m Vnnw in advance what should be pone Into and what should be left untouched We might be following a promising clew only to find our i.wintiiin-iftllv thwarted. "We are Instructed to hae a prompt and thorough Investigation, and my de sire Is that we shpuld have the fullest .nwi.nii. tn i-v mch an lnvestiga- .-a i- rrfr that we may have .i.' nnnnmmitv it is desirable that It avium v.. renenllv understood that when we are through we shall state the facts we have ascertained In the i nrrtAd absve to the - a .11 ,v k ausfled to await the result of our Investigation. -When we have reacnea mi I should suppose that our repon woum have such thoroughness that It would be accepted as the final statement In the matter, unless of course some new evi dence not discovered by us should thereafter come to light," Gregory Agrees With Mh- The letter of Mr. Hughes was sent to Senator Chamberlain this afternoon by the Attorney-General with the following communication : "At an Interview between you. Judge Hughes and myself on- last Saturday you asked what would be the scope of our pendlmr inulry Into the aircraft problem, and also Indicated that you would like to know wrhat we thought might be the effect upon our work of an Investigation by a committee ot the Senate Into the aircraft programme. Subsequently I suggested that Judge Hushes write me a letter embodying .i i.i... nn th two twtnt Involved. "I herewith enclose copy of his letter, and will state that 1 agree with, the j views therein expressed." j At the convening of the Senate to-1 day. the stage having been set for a real clash of factions, there was great dlsap-1 poinlment evidenced in the galleries . when Senator McKellar (Tenn 1 an Ittee on Audit I situation over to Senator Thompson (Kan 1, chairman of the Audit and Con trol Committee, who read the compro mise resolution which his committee unanimously advocated as a substitute for the Chamberlain measure, to which such vehement objection had been voiced by the Administration leaders. The compromise read: Jfesolrerf. That any expense Incurred by the Commute on Military Affair In the provisions of Senate resolution 45 Victory for Chamberlain tironp. What It actually did was to offer com plete financial support' to the original resolution of the Senate under which the Investigation of last winter had been conducted and to provide that special agents might be engaged and that money I without limit might be spent In travel-, ling expenses, I Although called a compromise, it tary Committee and the Repubtlcana. senator Martin (Va.). Damocratlc leader, broke the fall for the Adminis tration forces by telling the Senate that ha had discussed the terms of the reso lution with members of both parties In the Senate, and that he believed It of fered the proper authority for the In vestigation and that Its effect would be good. The Chamberlain follower In the Senate were. Jubilant. They viewed as successful their effort to bring tha Ad ministration group to a . realisation of the fact that, regardless of all assertions to the contrary. Insistence by the Sen ate of Us right to review of the acta of the executive branch of the Government did not constitute a lack of confidence LerSdVy 1?."" b'd It was therefor an easy matter for them, after having won their mam con- tentlon. to be magnanimous when they found that th attitude of Mr. Hughe on th purposes of his Investigation so pre- clsely coincided with their own lnten - tlona. Hashes Gaal Their Owa, It was evident to the Military Com mittee member that th need for their conateral Investigation of the aircraft troubles vanished when Mr. Hughes as sured the country that his ..ivestlgatlon under no circumstances might result In a whitewash. It would have been readily possible for Mr. Hughes In the event that his study of the situation failed to .-""'"r"5" "r "" discover criminality or fraud to report n, .,,7 r:. -e,mi- J;y .... . tted and there rest his case. But not for him. He hs taken up the quest of the source of America's fall ur in the field of aircraft production and aircraft const ruction upon exactly j the conditions as he finds them. At the meeting of th Military Com- mlttee this afternoon the new sub - corn - mittees which will Investigate the varl ous phase of War Department actlvl ties were designated by Chairman' I Chamberlain as follows Ordnance Senator Hitchcock (chair- man), neicner ana Hecanam. iemo crats; Weeks and Wadsworlh. Repub licans. Aircraft production Thomas (chairman. Reed and Smith (Ga.) Democrats , New and Frellnghuysen, Re publicans. Quartermaster supplies McKellar (chairman). Beckham and Klrby, Democrats . Sutherland and Johnson. Republicans. Cross licensing of aircraft patents Fletcher (chair- man). Myers and Sheppard. Democrats; Warren and Knox, Republicans. These committee will be organised at USING PACKARD TRANSPORTATION TO BUILD UP THE RACE Most of us will never see the firing line. We shall not he asked to give "the last full measure of devotion" we shall he left behind to do the host of indispensable things that must be done here to support the boys that go and to lay the foundation of a future that shall make their great work worth while. To do our part as they do theirs, we must have in our hearts the same spirit of sacrifice the same willingness to do and to give to the uttermost for the safety of the nation and the welfare of the world. We must share our good tilings use them for the common weal. Our motor cars what opportunities they give us! What good-will they can spread! How they can cement the tie between the mau who has and the man who has npt f Try it out with yours. Fill it up with kiddies who only know thc automobile as something to dodge. Give them a day in God's country and turn in at night happy in the thought that you have done something to rear a race of men and women worthy of the big brothers they are sending over there! PACKARD MOTOR CAR COMPANY of NEW YORK Automotive Transportation Engineers BROADWAY at 61 st STREET NEW YORK BROOKLYN rLAIMFlCLD ones. The ordnance committee already has been engaged In Ita investigation for a fortnight The sub-cemmltteo on aircraft production will hold no hearings for the present but will be ready at call should the Department of Justice, investi gation suddenly come to an end to go on aa originally Intended. It also will furnish a permanent board 2 WI''Votei $1,620,000,000 After their work cut cut for them. 1,,r Hours. wjrsw m a atr crwnC hirll I MULLAPIU OtftO nCrr i SHIP PROTEST TO V. S. ContendsAmeri caDidn't An- 1 - wnfimu wv.u. r. ' Washtnuton, May II. A suuplemen Iarv not of protest against tha Rrltlsh ' n.,v vttn 1 ,nd American selture o. Dutch ahlpp.ng , has been handed to Secretary Lansing ' by th Dutch legation here, it contends that the United States. In Its explana tion Of the aeltur did not answer th original objection made by the Dutch Government. . Stat Department officials declined to dlseuss the protest and would not sny whether It was connected In any way with the action of the Dutch Govern- me-nt, announced from The Hague yes - terday, prohibiting sailings of all Dutch steamship from Dutch port. utner ! Government departments Indicated last . . . , ,s n,,,,H .Vln. wr TnH ' " ; .,..::";:; I .'... "' Uir iil M vwuuuvu THREATEN SUBWAY STRIKE. I . - ... 1 fomatmclloB Meai to Ualk Oat If Pay la 'otlacrsew. iaoorers wno r vjiijJiujru tii subway construction In this city do not receive on June 1 the demanded Increase In mv. datinc from May IS. thev say they will walk out. This was decided I last evening when about Ho men rep- resenting .M0 laborers cmploed In subway construction met at Brvvoort Hall. 1S4 East Fifty-fourth street. The meeting was hekt under the aus- nice of the International Union of Tun- J nel and Subway Constructors and the International Union of Steam Engineers The increase In pay asked for amount to from flfty to seventy-five cents a day ioc ifuD city wniTi: ri-AiM roiv.tiM.rpsir. m.wabk JERSEY CITY . lURiroKD htm' IIAVLN i hEW LODO t fTRl.NCUElJ) SAVES THE FUTURE Ask the man who owns one RECORD NAYAL BILL PASSED BY SENATE 'PHEMITM SYSTEM ITITELP 1 Honge Has AppPOVod MeasnrcJ and Is Expected to Ac cept Increases. fptcial littvlth to Tss Srv. Washington. May II. After a de- j bate consuming only four hours and j thlrly-flye minutes the Senate to-day passed without a roll call the naval ap propriation bill carrlng the sum of 1 ll.tlO.OflO.OOO for the support of the navy. The appropriation for the navy conveyed In this bill eiceed the total appropriations of sny entire Congress for all purposes, with the exception of ! the civil war Congresses, 1 ganliatlon of the I-Vderal from the or- Gcemmtnt ' aown to isss. The measure, which has passed the House, carries increases over the amount provided by the Hou of !14.PD,f'M and will be sent to conference with Indi cations that the Senate Increases will b retained In adjustments by conference managers. There was a spirited debate over the provision, forbiddlnc timekeeper en gaged In supervision of Government work to have stopwatch systems of as certaining rates of speed In labor with a view to Increasing efficiency standard. Senator Galllnser ( N. H ) moved that this provision be stricken out. but he wa voted down. S7 to II. The Senate sustained an amendment striking from the bill the provision that premiums, bonuses and cash allotments, . should not be paid on naval work. The I vote on this amendment was ST to II, o J that the practice of paving extra com- pensatlons for speed in construction ( work and In the manufacture of those th.ngs needed by the navy may be con tinued. Among the Increases voted Into the TWIN SIX measure to-day was one offered by tha Naval Committee increasing the already Urge Hem for naval ordnance by Jll, j bOO.OOO, which sum represents the in ' crease in th provision for batteries of fighting' ships. The total ordnance item therefore will be almost IJPO.POo.OnO. Among the major Items of the naval hill wer the appropriations for pay of atZtfFtiXJx 1, fmfnt(ncy ftln1 ,p.OP,oc. : Quartermaster Department of Ah Marin Corps, M,$I,C, and Paymaster' Te- partment of th Marin Corps, ISP,- the navy. II7.7l, : for I Typical Comfort A rocking chair ii a symbol of comfort. A "Rockinchair" is the perxmifieation of com fort! You never knew such freedom as you get in a suit of Rockinchair. If you don't wear it, better look into it see the visible Reasons that make it the perfect union suit. ROCKINCHAIR. 1 Athletic Underwear for Men & Bays rATrnwt riTTSIILLD - w m Vi1MBBsi I.