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THE 4 SUN SATURDAY, hEZXMBER 13, 919 I tho nbieneo of the policemen. That they Iwto no moral backing, that they represent no pmiso 'nor creed -other thnn lawlessness) bus boon" dem onstrated by their, swift .surrender to tho soldiers. - If the police are to roiumo duty ponding arbitration Gov. Cbolldgo and police Commissioner Curtis will havo to relent In Uiolr attitude or no rein statements. Eo:h assert that such a 'Conorsslon woull,be destructives of dls Sjipllno. But to-day a number, how -many was not Stated, of striking po llcomon asked to be permitted to go back to work again. Fireman Hold, a Jfeettnu'. The Boston flro department person nel wont Into seislon to-night That they will vote to strike In symparthy with tho policemen Is" considered Im probablt. Tho telephone .operators also went Into session. Both met to vote on the subjeot of a sympathetic strike. An Informal and unofficial polf of tho tiro men shown them to be against the .walkout. Tho telephone operators .havo received an Increase In pay within tho last two days. It Is unlikely that thoy will strike. Tho electrical work ers have favored a smypathetlc strike, but ore now declaring that they want tho matter submitted to arbitration! John P. Mclnnls, president of the Po licemen's Union, has called his men to gether and will read the Compere tele gram to them. " "It's the logical step to lake." was his only comment. "It In up to the men to decide what they want to do about It." The union of cooks and waiters has voted to walk out, "when ordered to' do so by tho Central Labor Union." But the spirit of tho strike has been broken. There Is no longer that ugly tense feeling of unrest The strike Is still on decidedly so but It has lost Its savor. Briefly, Bos ton has asserted herself and yanked her self out of the mud by her own boot--straps, for the time being at least. Tho prospects of a general strike havo dwindled Into remoteness. The larger unions realize that without law and or der they cannot hope to win. They realize that the moment a general strike Is ordered' tho United States Govern ment will step In and tho Regular Army a singular unemotional and non-p-irtl-san collection of Individuals will take over the streets of Boston. Lights Not Likely to Go Out. And Boston will not go llghtless. Tho Edison Company, which lights the streets Is manned by non-union and ex ceedingly well paid and treated men and women. This corporation furnishes transportation and factory power for tho city. Thus business will not be crippled. The street cor. men nre grumbling, but not- positive. A demagogue might sway them to the .side of a general strike, but the Indications are that they will vote otherwise. A straw hatted and tweed clad po lice force ruled Boston's traffic to-day and patrolled such troublous centres as fecollay and Adams squares. The Com mon was about free of gamblers and the Back Bay had regained Its usual ur bano respectability. Boston proper went about its business like the nice, orderly city It has always been. The newspapers of Boston are unani mous In their condemnation of the talk of a general strike. The Boston Tran script goes so far as to declare edi torially that "the blurt has been called. ' This editorial Is typical of theattitude of the lawabldlng element of this city, and this element predominates. The editorial reads as follows: "Boston Is a bad place for anybody to start something that he cannot flnlsh. The restoration of law and order that returned the city early laBt night to Its' peaceful habits proves that. The cow ardly gangsters and their' cowardly hangers on who for two days and nights had disturbed life and brought disgrace tpon the fair name of this historic city were quickly cowed by tho bayonets of the beloved Guardsmen who came from all over tho Commonwealth and as sisted the loyal minority of the police force and the volunteers In patrolling the city last night. The bluff had been called. Law- and order had been restored, the heart of America had responded and the city of Boston went to sleep serene and con fident In the knowledge that If the Amer. lean Federation of Labor dared to back the deserters of the police force and call a sympathetic strike In this city martial law would be declared without delay and that the army and-navy of the United States would take over the com mand of the city' until such time as the threatened rebellion against the nation bad been put down. "Will the -Central Labor Union ever have a finer chance to prove It Is strong enough to dare to stand for Justice, law and order T" Horrors of'n General Strike. Tho Boston Pott questions the Intel ligence of those who talk general strike. Its leading editorial sayB: "Do tho men who are talking 'general strike' know what It means? Do they realize thennmeless horrors that would come in It train? Cannot they sense the disaster, not alone to property but to tho very lives of" their wives and clildren? Have we nql had enough of mob violence, of vtclousness and cold blooded assault and murder? "It Is cruel and callous of any man to eyen talk of bringing on so great a calamity as a general, strike. How can ho be so blind as not to see the tragedy of such a course? Who will suffer? Working men and women, children lo- r.ummo nomas, Bcnool girls and boys, the tables, the aged 'and the sick, the very, people who should be protected. "Can labor gain by smashing at the very foundation of their dally existence by putting the life and property of every citizen In danger,? ' Surely not, and every working man should know this full well. "This Is a time for cool headed re. fltctlon. We are all Americans together. Let us act ilke Americans. Each man owes a duty not alone to his family but to the city and to his fellow men. Stop this talk of a general strike. It is un thinkable I" Fcara for ThU Kvenlncr. Some apprehension Is felt about to morrow night. Saturday night In South Boston and In -the other less elite sec tions of the town has usually been dedi cated to week end recreations. Were not prohibition pretty strictly enforced here Saturday night should produce a few excellent riots and street fights. But the soldiers havo taken over all thOBe saloons and liquor stores where 'liquor has been kept by owners hopeful of a Presidential decree that var time pro hlbltlon was at an end and that the country could drink Its fill until January. Profiting by the liquor raids of State Guard arid-.cpnflft.ated all IqtoxU Dviuictn vi guaranteed snhrletv on irtiarH nv,i ihom a.tn , i. - sheer Jubilation of Saturday night, and mo juuayi-wu mi ti wumjcsg onnany may compel some of the rough lad of the Olltlvlnar dlfltrlr-tn In hnran nTn.r . Guards are. ;entlroly. iady for anything uuti muy evemiiaie. - One of the Cheerful sights In Boston to-day were the 450 overseas veterans of the Twenty-sixth the Yankee Division; These husky youths have volunteered for emergency police and riot duty. -t - yancuii nail and are commanded by hard boiled ser geants, who wear service and wound stripes. The most significant commen tary upon the attitude that Boiton hue taken li the wholesale uprising of tho lawabldlng c)usewrlch and poor xgsSst the mobs. 4ThfS',Hu.rUr of the, vplunteer pp. You need not Suffer 6 BELLrAN. Hot water Sure Relief ANS 1 r-or lice are men In moderate circumstances mechanics, clerks and small business men. Many of them are members of unions. They declare that they have not volunteered to fight against union labor but against Immigrated and do mestic hoodlums, who are union labor's greatest enemies. Gov. Coollclge, product of Vermont and Its traditional combination of shrewd ness and parsimony In the use of words, remained outwardly Imperturbable when the heat of commentary and advice beat about his sanctum In the State Houbo. In the forenoon he delivered himself of a brief but forceful Indictment of the strikers. He oalled them deserters. He asserted that they should not be rein stated ; that they should pay a price for this unwarranted neglect of public duty. His words were flung broadcast by Bostonlsns, pleased at this Arm stand. 'Sympathy for tho policemen had dwindled as rapidly as the lords of misrule had gathered It, If It had ex isted at all. Even the loyal wearers of the antiquated helmets, which haw so long dlstlngulshsd the Boston cop from his contemporaries elsewhere and ele vated him eo many Inches above his fellow men that hla approach Is as visible as tho most critical crook could wish, spared not the lash. A handful of the small band of loyal ists remained at the Olty Hall. "Not on strike?" an Incredulous passerby asked yosferday. "We got better sense," replied one. The Boston cop la famous for his grammatical perfection. The resentment of Boston was spoken concisely by the Governor. "I do not think we can arbitrate Government and forms of law," was his answer to all arguments for arbitration of the police men's right or lack of It to Join the A. F. L. The laws say unequivocally that the Boston policeman cannot Join any body connected with any outside organization. The firmness of the Governor was the firmness of the men who patrolled the streets, the bayonets of their rifles re enforced by the cartridges belted at their -tvalsts. "Order will be maintained," he de clared, the Inflection of his even, crisp voice rising on that one word will. "We hope our forces will be sufficient." He mentioned the organization of tho M. V. M., the Massachusetts Volunteer Militia. It will be composed only of men who learned about war In the school of front line trenches. As significantly he spoke of the progressing recruitment of tho National Guard. Xo Sympathy for Quitters. With the same directness he disposed of all questions of whether the Boston policeman has surrendered forever his right to the place he once held as guar dian of public safety. "I do not know of any condition under which the men will be reinstated." he admitted. But he added: "That Is entirely In the hf.nda of tho Police Commissioner of Booton." The persistence of roijny efforts to ex tract from Gov. Coolldge more enlighten ment on that matter elicited from him only the remark that no doubt the Attorney-General of Massachusetts would bo the authority who could decide. It was not within the province of the Gov ernor to say. Xs the fading afternoon Jlght en cioached further and further upon the carpet of his office the Governor pa tiently endured the questions of those who sought his final word. Repeatedly ho rephrased.lt. "It Is for judicial determination, this question of whether the policemen ought to be dismissed summarily," was his valedictory summary of It. But those bitterest In denunciation were quick to show leniency for the members of the force whose dereliction might have been largely coerced and tor Uose who hava families to support. And havo policemen ever been unfaithful to the proliferous creed laid down by Theo dore Roosevelt? Lawbreaker Now In Fear. Even while the Governor sat In his office' and spoko strong words that re enforced the morale of Boston's popu lace and did perhaps as much as the show of mllltla to put fear In the license InflamKd breasts, the quality of fear was shifting from the lawabldlng to the law breaking. It was chiefly because the latter were In no mood to tolerate the former. Boston, trembling at the pros pect of a general strike, grew Intrepid when that danger passed and the real weakness of tho threat appeared. , Violence was frightened away. But for a few Instances of rowdyism, pos sibly the normal amount, Boston re gained to-day Its poise and Its com placent tranquillity. A few windows were splintered. Dlco was played not so covertly as pollco surveillance would compel. But murder, highway robbery, assault and battery had betaken them selves away. Not only did the qulcly mobilized volunteer policemen step Instantly Into the shoes abandoned by the profes sionals but they won the frank admira tion of the crowds. People did not gather In large, numbers, exactly, be cause the grim militiamen would say "Come now, move on." And Into the Bostonlan drawl had crept a fibre which those who heard did pot mistake. Those who could only see caught the glint ot the guardian eye. They) "moved lively," as the car conductor would say. Traffic was flowing to-day as swiftly and aa silently along the streets under the gestlculatory semaphores Of the sub stitute trafflo cop as under the white gloved calisthenics of the original him self. Indeed, Gov. Coolldge's secretary refused to be quoted, but hinted strongly that the substitutes discernible from the State House had tho bulge on anything hitherto known by those present. Many of the volunteers were automo. bile owners. Thus psychologists might explain their success In dealing with motor traffic. Declares War on Navrspnper. Edward F, MoQrady, former presl dent of tho Central Labor Union of Hon. ton, has declared war upon the news papers of the city. He has callod upon Sylvester McBrldgs. president of Local No. 113, International Typographical Union, to nail a niwtlrwf of tht rrynnt zatlon to. discuss the posslbllilleH of a strike of tho Allild Printing Trade's and thereby close down the newspapers be cause of their unfriendly uttltude toward the pollco strike and strikes In sym pathy therewith. As q result .McllrMse has arranged for a conference with the Publishers ABavuiullifiit i,fv" "n nut KVl mo lalier 3 Bldo of the matter. He will leport- the publishers' statement to his union on Sunday, Bud) a strike would mean the absolute paralysis of the newspapers of the city, It Is regarded as wholly Improbable that- any- such radical action will be taken hy tho printers. The reporters' unJons elmosj unanU AtEs L fin ljW mously opposed to a sympstholla strike. The reporters are allied with the print ers' organization. A movement, begun by Industrial con cerns to pay those ot their employees who served n policemen the difference between aalaries and riot duty pay spread rapidly until a large number of tne 1,300 concerns having membership In the Associated -Industries of Massa chusetts announced their Intention ot following their example. ' Ilecreatlon buildings were thrown open for tho use of the troops and volun teers, and -park benches even were gath ered In for distribution at points where guardsmen would, have' time and oc casion for using them. The wavo of precaution crept Into the movies. Gov. Coolldge, who knows that scena rio directors dote on plo battles, riot scenes and other fan attracting diver sions, has ordered suoh cplsodcn deleted from all pictures exhibited, lest nhoto- graphlo suggestion Incite tho excitable. I Nathan Matthews, former Mayor, was one of those who went so far to-day as to say that tho Btrlklng police forco, the old force, "has been a Joke for twenty years." Tho Inclination of these who were moved to remark that they pre sumed the police force dated back fur ther than that was swallowed up In contemplation of his next assertion, claiming tho distinction -for Boston of being the "safest place In the United States to commit murder" during that period. He was one of the many who conferred with tho Governor during the day. FEDERATED UNION ' OPPOSED TO TRUCE Declare for Pressing Labor's Cause to Limit. Delegates to the Central Federated Labor Union meeting held last night In the Labor Temple wen, on record as un alterably opposed to the proposal that employers be given a short respite from labor troubles and a truce be signed guaranteeing against strikes for tho next sic months. A resolution repudi ating the report which suggested such an agreement was adopted unanimously and a dozen speakers agreed that every advantage labor unions havo been able to gain during tho past few months should be pressed to the. limit rather than surrendered. A short time ago James P. Holland, president of the Stato Federation of La bor, appointed a committee composed of Isidore Epstein and John II. Pierce to make a survey of the labor situation and present a report on their Investigations. This report suggested the advisability of a six months' truce, so that manufctur ers would be able to return to pre-war production basis. This, It was reported, would prove a solution. In a measure, of the high cost of living problem and would clear the air bo that a better understand, Ing between capital and labor would re sult. The framers of the report were bit terly denounced at last night's meeting bv speakers, who asserted both Epstein and Pierce were In bad standing among labor unions throughout the State President Holland also came In for his share of criticism for his appointment of them to on Important committee. Dele gates said the mere suggestion of such a step was a usurpation of power which could not be countenanced. RAILWAY TRACKMEN POSTPONE DEMANDS Shop Laborers Also Accept Wilson's Plea for Delay. DrmoiT, Sept. 12. There is little prospect of an Immediate strike by the 600,000 men represented In the conven tion here of the, United Brotherhood ,of Maintenance of Way Employees and Railway Shop Laborers. This was the statement of brotherhood officials after a closed session this afternoon. Virtually tho entire afternoon was taken up with argument of' the 'wage controversy and contrary to expecta tion, tho question of a strike was not voted on. The national committee, which con ferred with the Railroad Administra tion officials In .Washington on wage matters, made a verbal report, recom mending that the organization abide by President Wilson's plea to accept four cents an hour Increase and postpone ac tion on wage demands pending the Gov ernment's efforts to reduce living costs to normal. The sense of the discussion was that this recommendation be fol lowed. The committee reported that the Railroad' Wage Board has promised to standardize 'wages as requested. The convention approved recommen dations by the grand president, Allen B. Barker, for the establishment of a chain of departmental mall order stores and entering various manufacturing lines as part of the brotherhood's plan to fight high living costs. The executive com mittee was instructed to gather data on these matters and take necessary action. STREET CLEANERS PREPARE TO STRIKE Await Estimate Board Deci sion on Raise. Patrick Kehoc, vice-president of the State Federation of Labor, and a num her of other leaders spoke at a mass meeting In the Labor Lyceum, Will oughby and Myrtle avenues, BrookU-n, last night to encourage the street clean ers to stand firm In their ranks to be ready to strike if the Board of Estimate finally refuses their demand for more pay. Two thousand sweepers, drivers of Department of Street Cleaning wagons and chauffeurs attended the meotlng, and there were frequent. Inter ruptions as the speaking went on with shouts of an immediate strike. The committee which called on Mayor Hylan September 2 presenting the de mands related their conversation with the Mayor. The report stirred up con siderable reproach at Mr. Hylan when the committeemen said he had accused them of trying to "blackjack" the pub lic. The streot sweepers have a small union of their own and are standing with their better organised brothers, the drivers and chauffeurs. The sweepers are getting J18.69 a week and want 36, The drivers want a raise from f 20.37 to lit a week, and the chauffeurs want 144 a week. Overtime and Sunday and holiday rates are also sought, BOSTON NEEDS AN OLE HANSON Senator Myers Call Strike Das tardly Act of Infamy. Wasiiinoton, Sept. 12. Assailing the policemen's union of Boston In the Sen. ate to-day, Senator Myers (Mon.), Dem ocrat 'declared their course "one of tho most dastardly acts of Infamy that has ever occurred In this country since tho act of Becedlct Arnold." He charac terized the strike an ''everlasting shame and disgrace to this country," "What Boston needs Is an Ole Hanson for Mayor," said Senator Myers. "I think there ought to bo a few die 3Ian . sons in Congress and a few Ole Hansons would i!a improve U-x Senate ni tho United States." TURKS TO BORROW OF BRITISH. Croivn Jewel Will He I'lvdited ns Security. -l)NnoN, Sept. 12. A loan of 18.000. JL''0'0.? I'J'!? neso; ,.,.. v... it, tl. mm Turkey, according to a despatch to the Exchange Telegraf-Ji Company from Constantlnopl.. The crown jewels of Turkey are to be slven aa aeourttv: ih.n(h -ah l GOVERNOR CALLS POLICE DESERTERS Continued from First Pagt. These men nre public officials, not em ployees. It Is Improperly referred to ns a strike. A strike Is generally consid ered to be the act of employees seeking1 to gain better conditions from a private employer. These men were officials rep resenting not any prte employer but .the whole public." "What do, you .call their act of leav ing their positions?" "Desertion of duty." "Would you be willing that the nine teen suspended men should be rolns'ated and the controversy submitted to arbi tration?" "We cannot think of arbitrating the government or the form ot law. There cat. be no opportunity for any compro mise In respect to either." "DO we understand that If the men yielded to your view they- would be tuken back?" "I do not understand that any such suggestion has been made." "If It were made what would bo vour attitude?" "My personal opinion Is that they would not be taken back. Tou should keep In mind, however, that I have no authority whntever over that matter. My only authority Is over tho Police Ccmmlssloner, and when I have ap pointed him It IS his duty to administer the department" "Do I understand that you are per sonally of the opinion that the men should not bo taken back under any cir cumstances?" "I do not think of any conditions un der which they should be reinstated." "It they should coma to say and an nounce that unless their demands were granted there would be a general strike what would be your reply?" "I do not know what ,you moan by their demands." "Hasn't their principal demand been that they be allowed to Join the A. F. of L.T' "That of course has already been de cided. A rule of tho Police Department, wh'ch Is the .law of the Commonwealth, provides that they shall not Join any outside organization. That being the law. there oan be but one reply to any such demand." FOE DELEGATES FOR LABOR CONFERENCE Washington Meeting Will De cide on Participation. Bv a staff Ccrrapondtnt of Tnz Sex. Copyright, Ills, all rlpMt reerved. Paris, Sept. 12. Representatives of Germany, Austria and Bulgaria will at tend the International Labor Conference In Washington largely aa the result of a determined fight made In the Supreme Council by the Italians, who In the last two days delivered an ultimatum that unless the delegations from tho enemy countries are allowed to participate Italy would send no.representattves. This Is due to tho stand taken by the Italian Socialists, which the Nlttl Government Is eager to placate. The Italians brought this subject up In the council several days ago, aa It Is a matter thef want decided before the meeting of the Italian Parliament The British were strongly opposed at first as was Premier Clemenceau. Frank L. Polk, head, of the American mission, was ready to give .passports to the enemy delegations, Jbut Insisted It was a matter for the labor conference Itaelf to decide whether they should have the right of participation. . The Italians pointed out that If these delegates were not Invited until after the conference met It would be too late and the distance too great to obtain their attendance. It was then decided that they be Invited to be present In Washington with the understanding that the labor conference Itself would deter mine the extent of their participation. SILK WILT. STRIKE SPREADS. four More Plants Art Idle In Beranton District. Scbanton, Pa., Sept. 12. The strike of silk ml workers In all parts of tho city and county grew more se rious this afternon when employees of the Sauauolt mill In South Scranton, the largest In the State, quit work. A call was sent to police headquarters for the riot squad, but they were not needed, Three other mills down the valley joined the strike at noon to-day. They were the Ramsey and Klots Mills at Avoca and the Dupont mill at Dupont It Is now estimated that there are about 20,000 employees on strike between Avoca and Carbondale. All workers In the upper valley and at Seven Mills In this city are Idle. KOLCHAK FORCES START BIG DRIVE Many Prisoners and War Ma terial Taken. Omsk, Sept. 12. The following com munlque was Issued by General Head quarters of the Kolchak Government to day: "Stubborn lighting Is going on In the direction of Labourovsk In the sector of the Chime causeway. Our troops are now engaged In offensive operations In the direction of Kour gsn. We havo occupied tho station at PlelouUhpve and are pursuing the enemy along the railway line along the -whole front Our troops have captured a great many prisoners and an Important amount of war ma terial." London, Sept 12. The remainder of ! Admiral Kolchak's southern army, in the rc-Eiuu ui AJtuuvinsK ana ursK, nas sur rendered to the BoUhevlkl, It Is claimed In a Bolshevik wireless dispatch from Moscow to-day. This raises the total of Bolshevik captures from the Kolchak forces within a week to 45,000 men, It Is declared. A Bolshevik wireless message yester day claimed the capture ot almost 12,000 prisoners from the Kolchak southern army, To-day's Soviet communique also an nounces the capture of a number of prisoners In the northern Dvlna region (the Archangel front) These prisoners, It Is declared In the official statement, Included some British troops. $50 A DAY TO U. S,- SLEUTH , " Inqnlrlna oil 'War Expense Are Costing "10.000 a Month. I Wasiiinoton, Sept. 12, Congress In vestigations of war expenditures being conducted by House committees cost wm tiu.vuv n monin, uierir I'age or the House to-day Informed the Houso Appropriation. Committee:" On. Inves- ugsior, ne eaio, ws paid 160 a -day. At tlw request of Chairman Oiod. Republican, the clerk reported also that during th. last four Congres.e., when rumnr-ni. in . " -..i-t.- ' y" 1 111 BRITISH LABOR BIDS LEADERS TO CONFER Fropnrcs to Enforco Demand for Conscription Ecpcal and Tlussiun Withdrawnl. ClIimCiriLTi IS ATTACKED Jnmcs Honry Thomas Assorts His Archangol Explanation Is Insufficient. Glasgow, Sept. 12. The Trade Union Congress In session here completod to day the ost Important business of Its programme with the adoption of a resolution providing for the calling ot a special conference of British captains of labor .to consider the form of action to be resorted to should the Govern ment refuse the demand of the con gress for the repeal of the conscrip tion law and to withdraw British troops from Russia, resolutions demanding which the congress previously had adopted. The belief was expressed bo-day In many quarters that these demands would be given unsatisfactory attention by the Government It was pointed out that the calling of a special congress to determine the action necessary should tho Government not meet labor's re quirements would place upon the con gress the necessity clearly to define Its attitude respecting direct action In po litical matters. This decision was dodged at yesterday's session by the parliametnary strategists. The resolution demanding State own. ershlp-of mines, pledges the congress to convene a special session to determine the form the proceedings shall take. A slashing Indictment . of Winston Spencer ChurcWH, the Secretary for War, for his declaration of yesterday re garding the delay In the evacuation of north Russia by British forces, was de livered by James Henry Thomas, Labor member of Parliament Secretary Churcnill, said Mr. Thomas, had not answered the recent Indict ment hy Lieutenant-Colonel Sherwood Kelly, a volunteer officer In the North Russian relief force, that British lives were being thrown away tn tho Aroh angel region, but on the contrary the Secretary tad threatened to punish the Colonel. The Glasgow Labor Congress, and particularly the project for nationaliza tion of the mines, are commented upon extensively by the press. Dealing with the nationalization plan, the Manchester Guardian says that no matter how greatly tho Interests of the workers might bo affected by nationalization, they must not oppose the will of Parlia ment. Direct action Is characterized as a complete denial of democratic govern ment The Westminster Gazette says that If the miners challenge Parliament by a general strike the question of nation alization will bo swamped In the more serious Issue, In which the miners as suredly will be beaten. The Pall .Vail Qazctle asserts that 20.000,000 Parliamentary electors will refuse to be led by manipulators of the vote at the Glasgow Congress. In his statement on th. North Rus sian situation War Secretary Churchill declared the policy of evacuation of North Russia was being and would be adhered to, but that the evacuation had been retarded, owing to the necessity of bringing out many Russians who were In danger of their Uvos from Bolshevik vengeance, as well as women and chil dren. He denied that British troops had been employed or that the British Government had accepted any respon sibility in operations against Petrograd. FIVE VESSELS LOST WITH ALL ON BOARD Barge Parts Tow; Schooners Founder in Gales. Tampa, Sept 12. With her machinery disabled, lifeboats, ventilators and wire less apparatus blown away, the oil tanker Llgonler of the Oulf Refining Company's fleet came Into port this afternoon, and reported that tho steel barge Monongahela, with fifteen men on board. Is either lost with all hands or Is adrift somewhere In the Gulf. The Mo nongahela was In tow of the Llgonler, bound from Port Arthur, Tex., for Sa vannah. Both were oil laden. Capt Carlson of the Llgonler raid the two heavily laden craft made bad weather of It In the storm Tuesday, and when about twenty mlleu southeast ot Dry Tortugas the tow lines parted. The Llgonler wus In n. bad way and attempts to search for the barge were fruitless. The barge la of 1,677 gross tops. MlAirt, Fla, Sept 1$. Two schooners went down at Cat Island, Bahama group, with all on board during the hurrkuno several days ago, according to persons who arrived here from the Bahamas to-day. At Elourtha Island several buildings were destroyed ; In the Windward Islands two schooners were lost, and at Wat ling's Island several houses were de stroyed. RAID GAMBLERS PROM AlR. Italian. Use Seuplane. Under Cover of Darkness. Bptclal Cable BeipatcA. to Tns Sus from (fit Lo4on Timtt Strvlct, Copyright, till, til rijMt rutrvtd. Napi.es, Sept 12. The Italian police raided a fashionable gambling den on tho Island ot Capri from the air, de scending In seaplanes In the darknoss and hoodwinking employees of the gam bling house who were watching for steamers. They arrested the principals, male and female. THE&!NEw'S Af any news-tiand r, tetlrr yet, have, your newfdtaUr de," Jlperlt every mernlnf. Decreo Suppressing , Sinn Fein Parliament Special Cable Deipatch to Tn. Sen from the London Timee Service. Copgright, all rlghlt reterved. DUBLIN, Sept, Z2-The procla mation 'suppressing the Sinn Fein Parliament reads: "Whereas rta by our spe cial proclamation Qalctl July 3, 1918, in pursuance nnd by virtue of tho criniinnl law "and procedure of Ire land, Act of 1887, wo de clared from tho date thereof certain associations in Ire land known by the names of Sinn Fein organization, Sinn Fein clubs. Irish volun teers, Cummin Na Ban and Gaelic League to be dan gerous, and whproas the as sociation known by the name of Dail EIrcann appears to us to be a dangerous associa tion and to have been after the date of said special proclamation, employed for all purposes of the associa tions known by tho names of Sinn Fein organization, 8inn Fein clubs, Irish volun teers and Cumann Na Ban, now we the LoTd Lieutennnt Gcneral nnd General-Governor of Ireland, by and with tho advice of tho Privy Council in Ireland, by virtue of the criminal law and pro cedure of Ireland, Act of 1887, and of every power and authority in this behalf, do hereby, by this our order prohibit and suppress within, the several districts specified and named in the schedule, the association known by the name of Dail Eireann." REPUBLIC TO REMAIN, 'SAYS SCHEIDEMANN Germany Done With Kings, but He Fears for Russia. By the Jinociated Prett. Cassel, Sept ll.-Phlllpp SChelde mann, former German Premier, In a speech here to-day declared there was great and grave danger of a restoration of the monarchy In Russia, where Bol sl.tilem had strikingly prepared the ground for reaction. But whatever happened there. Ilerr Scheldemann added, Germany was' determined to re main a republic The former Premier said ho had too firm a confidence In the people's will to fear that a monarchist counter revo lution would succeed In Germany, but those who possibly contemplated play ing wth this fire should beware pf putting to the proof the magnanimity with which the representatives of the old regime were treated at the time of Germany's revolution. "A Government of the Right would mean a monarchy and civil war, a Government of the Left would mean a so-called Soviet dictatorship and also civil war." Herr Scheldemann declared. Referring to his resignation from the Cabinet in July Herr Scheldemann said : . "One section of the party to which I belonged was of the opinion that the treaty must not be signed and hoped on the grounds of Important reports from abroad that a few weeks refusal would suffice to bring about a thorough revision of the treaty. The other sec tion, which at first was In the minority but later attained the majority, was of a different opinion. We fcamo to a democratic conclusion, and, although It was not easy, we submitted to the ma jority. I would never have signed the treaty. Now It is signed, however, we must endeavor to fulfil .the conditolns undertaken." JAPANESE OCCUPY ALL PARTS OF SEOUL State of Siege Follows At tempt to Kill Saito. By the Aeiociattd Prete. Tokio, Sept 10 (delayed). since the attempt to assassinate Baron Salto. Governor of Corea, at Seoul on Septem ber 2 every part of that city has been occupied by Japanese troops and the place Is virtually In a state of siege. The nssassln Is still at large, although n number of su-ipects are under arrest The attack followed days of agitation in Seoul, the demonstrations belnn marked by flag raining, publio meetings and the closing of shops. An Indepen dent newspaper was Issued on August 72, the ninth anniversary of the annexa. tion of Corea by Japan, as an avowed expression of protest The day was called "National Disgrace Day" In the publication. ARTHUR HENDERSON ELECTED. Lnbor Leader Defeat. Filter, Co alitionist, by 087 Voles, London, Sept. 12. Arthur Henderson, the Labor leader, who was defeated for reelection to Parliament at the general election last winter, was elected to the House ot Commons taday at the by election In Wldnes, Lancaster. Mn Henderson polled 11,404 votes, against 10,417 for his opponent, V. II. Fisher, the Coalitionist candidate. BIG LEVY ON GERMAN WEALTH. I. Expected to Yield PO Billion Murk. In Next Thirty Years. By the Aiiodatti Prete. Bbslik, Sept. II. The Government's Inheritance tax. It is estimated, will yield 776,000,000 marks vr year, while Its levy on fortunes w,Jl turn over to the national treasury nearly 8.000.000, 000 marks annually for the next thirty years. (XUR reporters and editors 'are as saving of words as if they wore writing cablegrams. If you like your ners crisply told in words and brightly shown in pictures, you will like The News. I Page after page of photographs- TWO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT-JAILED Conflntifd from First rage. tween Ireland and the United States and othfr foreign countries, fell Into tho hands of the authorities. The two members of Pnrllnment ar rested In Dublin wero Ernest Blythe, member for 'Monaghan, North, and Pat rick O'Kfefe, representative for the northern division of Cork. They were removed to Dublin Castle, vendlpg the arrival of an escort to take them to Cork, where the warrants for their ar rest are supposed to have been Issued, Military lorries bringing prisoners from the outskirts ot Dublin camo into the city during the day. Under ' to-night's proclamation the "Dail EIrcann" Is under the crimes net and Its meetings are prohibited. Any member of Parliament belonging to tho Sinn Fein who disobeys the proclama tion of the Lord Lieutenant will be llablo to prosecution under this act. The proclamation Indicates an Inten tion on the paTt of the Government to return to jail most of the men Impris oned In May, 1918, IRISH-AMERICAN REPORTS SEIZED Trade Plans Taken in Sudden Raid. Special Cable Detpateh to Tns Sex from the London Timee Service. Copyright, 1J1. all rights reserved. Dublin, Sept. 12. The Nationalist press tells Lord French that -'his de cision to take mostdrasttc measures for the suppression of crime will do nothing to mend the situation. It says that all the crime springs from the struggle with 'British Authority and that If that authority should cease to morrow the outrages would come to an end. The Unionists on the other hind wel come the announcement of strong measures and point out that so long as crime flourishes through tho apathy or connivance of the people a drastlo government Is an absoluto necessity. They hold that if tho state of Ireland Is a vicious circle. Irishmen them selves must make the first breach In It by helping (he Government to enforce the law. i Lord French's warning has been fol lowed by swift action, for to-day numerous searchca of Sinn Fein premises were made in Dublin and throughout the country, The principal search In Dub lin was made on the Sinn Fein head quarters In Harcourt street, where police and soldiers seized a large number of documents. The visit was wholly unexpected and those who were in the building at the time were taken by surprise. At half past 10 o'clock two large motor lorries carrying soldiers, policemen and detec tives were drawn up outside the principal entr&nqe. The eoldlers, who were fully armed and wore trench helmets, were placed on duty In the street while the detectives and policemen entered the building and began a systematic search of every room. The front door was locked. Police men were placed In charge of It and nobody was allowed to leave during the two hours occupied In the search. The police seized most of the docu ments and removed them to Dublin Castle. As the police emerged from the door carrying big bundles of documents large Sinn Fein and American, flags were flown from the upper windows of the house and the crowd, which at this time almost filled the street when the two prisoners were brought out and. assisted Into one of tho lorries, surged around, hissing and booing, nnd the military had to move them back. The houses of Count Plunkett, M. P. ; J. C. McGrath, M. P. ; William Cosgrove, M. P. ; Michael Staines, M. P., and Alderman Thomas Kelly, M. P., nil In the city, wero searched, but It la understood nothing has been" seized. Reports have reached Dublin of raids In nine provincial centres. In Water ford the Sinn Fein Club; Volunteer Hall and the dwellings .of two Sinn Fein officials wero searched. At Sklbereen the offlcts of the newspaper Southern Star and the houses of three persons In the town were visited. In the Greenore and Carllngford districts, County Louth ; In Bucrana, County Donegal; In Nenagh, County Tlpperary ; In Kilkenny City, In Irvtngstown, County Fermanagh, and In Bray,' County Wlcklow, searches were conducted, while In Cork City Sinn Fein clubR were raided and various seizures made. IRISH PARLIAMENT FORMED JANUARY 21 British at First Ignored New Organization. The Irish Parliament or "Dail Eireann" as It was known In Gaelic, was formed In Dublin January 21 by twenty five members of the Sinn Fein party who had been elected to the Brltln House of Commons nnd who, In accord ance with a resolution adopted by the society, refused to- go to Westminstor. At the inaugural meeting the Dail Eireann adopted a declaration of In dependence for Ireland and demanded CLOTHES OF HIS is the M T 9 A. got to mma your LJ $ ana Q's that is to say, .the Price you pay for the Quality you get. And, apropos of this, nobody has yet been able to disturb our su premacy in fine clothes-making, Properly Triced BROADWAY AT 34th STREET A PERFECT MEAL These arc the nccessorics of o perfect meal; A clean, comfortable, well ventilated dining room Prompt and courteous service in an atmosphere of genial hospitality And pure, wholesome food cooked to the satisfaction of the appetite and the delight, of the palate. All these are offered by the CHILDS restaurants, with that cultured simplicity which appeals to the subtler refinements of the palate. c:ul.vdl,h,!1Sjn:-.d Coif., ot Sup.rior'Qu.j the evacuation f the Island by th( British garrisons. The British Government at first detf, mined to adopt the policy of Ignoring tta "parliament," and the action takfn suppressing It to-day Is the first offlcul tactlon taken In Its respect. The original proclamation lisucd la Dublin Wednesday called for the tup. presslon of, tho Sinn Fein organluthi. thc Gaelic League, the Irish Vountteri and the Cumann Na Mban Society In the city and county of Cork, it ie. clared also that the first section ot thj criminal law procedure act of mj should be applied to the counties of Cork, Limerick, Clare, Tlpperary and Dublin. Arthur J. Balfour, at present British Foreign Secretary, took up the post ot Chief Secretary or Ireland during th troublous times In 1887 resulting froa the defeat of the land purchase bill. Th governing of Ireland under the so-eallei "ordinary law" was abandoned and a perpetual crimes act was substituted, enabling the Lord Lieutenant to pro claim disturbed districts and dangerous associations and substitute trlaL by magistrate for trial by Jury for certain acts of violence. Vnlern Declines to Comment. Provjdknce, R. I., Sept. 1!. Eamn De 'Valera arrived In Providence lite-to-day. Ho was greeted at the Unlos Station by a committee made up ot representatives of Irish societies of fts State. A largo crowd cheered him as ho left the train. At the Nnrragansett Hotel De Valera held an Informal re ception. He declined to comment on the announcement of the suspension of the Sinn Fein Parliament. CAPTURED SHELLS EXPLODE, ONE DEAD Man Who Dropped i'usca Blown to Bits at Bon ham ton, N. J. German shells captured by the Afri can Army went up In an explosion yes terday at the Government arseni1 at Bonhamtown, N. J., on the Itarltan River, killing the man responsiole tx the accident and Injuring seven oihp's. One of the Injured men, Joseph N'Ues. negro, may die, -The explosion nas caused, according to the statement of Lleut.-Col. J. H. M. Andrew, by he carelessness of George foslenls. Ji who dropped a case of shell fuses while transferring It from a bargo to a freight car; The detonation of the shell explosions was heard for many miles and produced great excitement The citizen of Bon. hamtown have never taken kindly to the location of the ordnance storage b:.i since It was established. Their Indigna tion was Increased August I when consignment of shells blew up, klllbj ten persons and Injuring a score oi others. At that time the Ordnance De partment Investigation established care lessness of the shell handlers as the' cause. L1eut.-Col. Andrews, In charge of tM post, tried to minimise the danger to tin community as much as possible aftef yesterday's nccldent. "In this plant a' In other Industrial plants of this lJ there are bound to be minor accidents, hs'sald. "They do not, however, -arr7 any menace to the surrounding territory. This accident proves this contention." The German shells were brought by a Government ship which docked In th Raritan River. A crew of mpn was at work unloading the high explosives arl fuse cases Into barges for movement to freight cars, forty men were working In the line carrying the cases from piers to the cars, and all had been warned reneatedlv of their darnr" CUSTOM QUALITY year that you've - - - - ...... . - - l. ----"--.. --... 1 '