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RICHMOND, VA? MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1918. ?TEN PAGES
Southern Commercial Con
gress Will Deal With
Vast Problems.
INSTRUCTIVE PROGRAM
WILL BE CONSIDERED
Member Session Promises to
He Most Important Held
in Recent Years.
".\AfP ("LAItK TO SI'KAK
I)B|lj<.|s XIs(| AKycrK Ut
? tlitiitit- Me t it, (
\su
poake Hay for Ii?t.
' "v Appnriate>] (? , !
A.SIIINf JTO.V, .S'ovemli'T i'l?The
3 part in \vInning tlio world w;?r
" ?iiHifB a prominent place hi the
Of I||p ll'llt.I ,1111)11.il convention
'l 'he .Southern CoriimcMct.il Congress
'> Haltlmorc. I)c?mb-r X t? 15. World
ommerce after the war. international
construction and other important
uoje-cta, in addition tu ;j,t. COnstru? -
,Ve Program framed ..t conference
? Atlanta in October, find a place on 1
; f',,icial I'rouram made public here
o-dny.
0f t:"' c<)n?rt-'ss look upon
I.O?? in . .co"v""t,un "" "t I fie
?o?. important m the historv of u.f
t*n?ivlfaprogr'iiIn! arr?"?''?? '?? ?'1
,r!l'en!<Jl'!U,)Uil!'0n l,a'1 ?" ?<?
rlt. t Vl.-V ,"P?ning se^si,,,,. )>u!
riji ii, J* r.inee t<> attend t ? ?
Si
uK Wl" ?he ..pen!
?^'?reiary Daniels w.li mobilize the
\tUnt.c Mr,.: t,l(. Chesapeake for
* naval pageant. The Se. ret an of
?r had ordered an entire brigade of
roop.. und. r General Carter ,0 par
:?f hn 1 Parade .Manv
f t'lt diplomatic representatives .?o
he I nlterl State;- will attend a specitl
J it 11 <| u t i? tli. honor |ecul
inAoar??i!,f"Vt!> 'h* I < ? i: a t es from
ill parts of the country a 1expected
Ml iinjonu those taking part the
dh- u?sioivs will members of e
Znoml . ;11 g ,vern?
( 1 0"i?lal>. '?ovornots of States and
rsd:r.hs,^^,ls
?T !'. after whb 1, there win 1,,.".,
.ui: hi'on in honor of the "Old Guard'
iii mcmlnr.H who participated in tlie
nattanooga convention in li.os One
f''t,,"oon session will he devoted to
i', n,'V.hn 1 :t?rti, ultwral program for
? ptakir. A highway* session, nn.ter
jhe aunpfre* of the llankh.-ad National
1^,^' VV^')rlr,ti?"- wlH t.e he ,
Monday afternoon, before which Oen i
cr?' . '? ("oleman du Pont will speak
Ollier afternoon sessions Mori.lav in
clude the woman'* mixlllary discussion
,of .tomans par! in international re
construction. and r,?r on Insurance
Speaker" " Klngslcy as principal'
Tfi-:si?Avs I'lmi.inM r>i:\i.s
WITH IIA V Ii | \'f; AM) MOXKV
Tuesday's morning sessions will dis
cus hanking and finance, Inland water
ways horticulture and sheep growintr
n irl there will he a <onfrrence -.f Mav
01- Secret a r> Itedtield will speak he
fore inland waterwavs section
The Maryland State Horticultural
. ociety will hold a j.?irit session in
the afternoon Tu.-sday. the Southern
? otninerclal Se- ret.1 ties' Association
wll. heat U. 1,. < 00p.-r. of ti?. Atlanta
? ha tribe r of < ommetce. and others arid
t ?. ze -ho-Rlovak section will rli^cu'-s
<1 ti ?-sit Ions f,f the new Cz.-cho-Slf.viik
state, with William Philips. Assistant
Secretary of State, as a speaker
Visiting .Mayors wilt I.,- nivcti an
honorary dinner Tuo?d.iv evening and
the night session will l.e devoted to tile
House of Southern Governors, with
Governor Manning, of South Carolina
presiding, and Secretarv MeAdoc. as
chief speaker.
Wednesday's" sessions will discu?s
farm problems and world trade in the
morning, and in the afternoon the cot
ton conference '.rill be held with Colonel
liarvie Jordan presiding.
'I he trade e.vptnsion constructive
prosrram of the Atl intti onference will
be taken tip also Wednesday afternoon.
DIIM.OM It \ Ml | in
ON" Wi:i)\IMl \ v KVKMVG
I lie diplomatic batirjuet AVedtiesday
evening will ho a brilliant event, with
President ninshnm jis to .st master and
with practically all the diplomatic
res.-nt at Ives to the I'nited States
present.
\grlcsilt lira 1 problems ntwl cotnmer
cla; -dtici t ion for the ftirelun field will
oc.'iipv Thttt ilt\'.s in rning sessions.
? nd the afternoon will he devoted to
?.lie ni'VKl pageant <->11 the Chesapeake.
Sh iphti ilrti ?!*:. t'?.*? merchtint marine
and asrriciillura 1 finance will be dis
, n-;^ed at Thursday's night sessions
Friday's sessions will take up dairy
jp?? and bee keej.ing.
The military par ide will begin F: i
da>' '1 A M . and s.jlors from the
fleet and so!dle-? fr .in ncar-bv canton
ments will tnar.'h,
A pllsrrimase to Mount Vernon will
he made from Washington on Sundav
j,i vessels pit 1 nt 1 !io dlsnos.il of the
e.nisrcss by Se retaix I'anlelj.
TWENTY-FIGHT U-BOATS
SURRENDERED SUNDAY
T??? y nterh-iMi Iteseued Wlirn
Tleonderogs. "ik StinU. l.midrd
at Ilarivleh.
> Itv A->'" 'ntf.| 1'res" 1
11 A II Win I. KNG Ij.W l?. November " I
In the presonoo of sir F5rlc Oeddes.
I*ir-?t l.ord of tli" Admiralty twenlv
e'glit more G.-o,;,,, c-hoiiH surrer.d
or*'*I ' 'lis \\**is 1 hi* most i
1 ? in'r flotilla to haul down the Go-.
TI thus far. It included sevei-il
vry b-rge submttrines and four of
the cruiser tvpe. one being nearlv "',n
feet in lentrtli.
The now cruiser submarine !)eiirHch
laiid "as among the number
t.-!,.. carried two American officers who
had bden reined from t l,o American
army cirgo shm 'I'iconderoga tor
pedoed on September .'111 'nst. '|'iie oftl
cers. were taken to Kiel |,y the
ncutschland. which w;-.s returning from
a three months cruise in American
waterit. and were landed to-day nt
Harwich.
Another surrendered boat was the
C-iaO. Which had just returned to a
(trrnuin !?'??** after a sixty-four davs'
cruise, commanded by l.ieutonaiil -
C.o.or.andet ^ Arnauld de |a Perriere
who In '>'?< I? was awarded the Order
Pour Ic Merl e tor sinking i jr vessels
The however, was brought i?
by a flral lieulonant. who explained
that Perriere was too sad to under
take the duty.
VOIIK UIVIOH MM.f
Hep Inning Monday, November "",ih
daily, except Sunday, sorvlcc from'
lit. InHond to ^ork Itiver landings ai d
Italtlmoro will he resumed.?Adv.
What U. S. Families
Spent on Average
W.\Nil I\liTIIV, ,\ cm ember -I.? A
? (nlemriit kIiiihIiik (lie hvciiisc fnm
II v expenditure lor food aluriiiK tin*
punt jrnr linn Juki lircu Isnui'tl l>y
lli?' l.iilior IJcpnrlmciit.
'I lit- lluiirrN, ???* liI<? 11 nre lin.seil on
price <| 1111(11 ( Ioii m received inunllil.*
I>y (lie* deportment from mure (liuii
li.OIIO rrllill Hlorrn I li ruim lion I I It **
? ii ii t ry, null tvlileli nrc taken from
lnnil)-lno of Ihr monl enMentlul
article*, nlion Hull Ihr nvrrnttr
1 it in 11 >" expenditure from Seiilrnilirr.
11117, lo September. I1IIS, Increased
HI per cent.
lliirlnK Hit* pn*t your, ?nj? llir
l.nlior lli'pnrlnifnl, tlie inrriiKr rout
of food In Ni-h > ork nn? ."V |irr rrnt
nliotc (lint for lli?* I nltrd Stale*,
tvlille (lie i'iiiI In rhlmRii trim II nrr
?'<*nl lirluir Ihc average for (lie
t nil?'il Sluln.
OFFICERS CANNOT FIND
STUB M09NEY WITNESS
Bailiffs I'nahle to Serve Subpoena on
Labor Depart men t Kepresenta
iive Who Made Charges.
IS WANTK.J I$V (JRAXD JLItV
That lloily Meets To-Day to Investi
gate* Accusations Against District |
Attnriiey?Machinists Vote Cicn
eral Strike at Sail Francisco.
KAN* l'l!AN('IS''(>, November 2 1.?
With the ineetlritr of the county ^rand j
jury, culled to investigate chargps of j
corruption made by J. B. Densmore.!
director-general of employment under
the t'nited States Department of La
bor. against District Attorney M.
Fiok er t and other county officials in
connection with the Mooney case, only
;? few hours away, all efforts to locate
Di'iisni'oro un<l serve him with a sub
poena to appear before the grand jury
to-morrow have been fruitless Dens
more is to be the star witness in the
investigation, but since his report was
in:i<le public all process servers have
failed to locate him, although the citv
as well as cities on the other side of
the bay have been combed by bailiffs
and deputies in an effort to serve him
with a subpoena. He is registered at
?i local hotel, hut he has not been seen
in several days.
Governor William D Stephens to
day flatly refused to comment on th<<
report of Densmore. When asked
whether he would instruct Attorney
General Webb to conduct an investi
tigation of the charges, the Gov
ernor. through his private sec
retary. .Martin Madsen, said he
had no comment whatsoever to make.
.NVither would the Governor intimate
?.chat action he proposed to take with!
regard to a commutation of sentence
for Mooney.
The international Association of
Machinists, San Francisco I.ocal. No. !
68, to-oay voted on the proposition
so strike in behalf of Moonev. The j
vote was secret, hut K. D. Nolan, sec
retary of the International Workers' i
| Defense League, stated that per cent
of the members favored t'.r strike. Do
.???niber :? lias been tentativclv set as
the day for the strike, hut ? definite
day will be fixed later. Nolan says
the vote to-day represents 5.(500 nia
I chmists.
The San Francisco Labor Council
and the State Federation of Labor have
named delegates to ask executive clem
ency at the hands of Governor Ste
phens.
GENERAL MOONEY STRIKE
OPPOSED BY FEDERATION
Itui <)ltleer* of ( > r?{xi n l/.n I Ion Are Work
ing For K.\ ecu live
< Irmoney.
N AS1I1NGTON. November 1'I?The
American Federation of Labor is not
in sympathy with the strikes reported
threatened in protest against the pend
n'^ execution of Thomas J. Mooney.
? ?fibers of the federation are doing
all in their power to effect executive
j e.emency for Mooney because they be
lieve there is a reasonable doubt of
Ins fuilt.
They are opposed to the use of the
striae weapon because they believe that
such tactics tend more to injure than
to help Mooney's chances for a new
trial.
j This statement of the atttiude of
the American Federation of Labor was
: made to-night by Frank Morrison, sec
i rotary of the body, who has just re
I 'I1 from the labor conterence on
the Mcxican bonier.
! "Those who are declaring for strikes
in sympathy with Moonev." Mr Mor
rison declares, "arc Infected with 1. w
\\ ism or arc supporters of Bereer
of Milwaukee.
The Densmore report, disclosing a
conviction fund of $410,000. and the fact
, that perjured testimony was admitted
would indicate that Moonev outrht to
have another trial. I understand that
the judge in the case is in favor o<" a
I new trial."
LIBERTY BOND STOPS BULLET
>H?*i?*lppl \rgro Urn] one in l|l?
Pocket When Shot Hit ||im
Over Hie Ilenr(.
f Hv Associated Pres?. 1
MACON. MISS.. November 24.?John
A Moore shot and killed George Rich
ardson. an attorney of this city, in a
i duel in Moore's olllces in this city this
morniiiu. In the affray Moore received
two wound:*, one in the abdomen The
(other bullet was stopped by Libcrtv
bonds which Moore bad in a pocket over
? his heart.
Moore, also an attorney, came to Ma
con about a year a^o from Omaha.
Neb., and is said to be wealthv. His
I wounds are slight. No cause has been
j given for the shooting.
MAJOR-GEN. CR0ZIER QUITS
I
I After Forty-Two > earn of Sort lee, lie
ItrKigiiN. mid Will Visit I0nro
pcnn llnl He Fieldx.
i Bt?ST? ?N. November L'l.?Major-Geti
I i ral William t'ro/ier. head of the D?
i partment of the Noriheast and former
I chief of ordnance, has resigned as of
! January 1. II' I ft. and mis neen granted
i leave of absence from December I. lie
I is sixty-three years of age. and suc
I ceeded General Un. ktnan last July. He
I has been an army olllcer forty-two
jiis. anil wanted to retire two year:;
{ago, bin because of the war stuck to
I Ills post. With Mrs. frostier, he wi'l
spend Chri:-imas in Washington; the
go lo France t<> visit the battle field
NAVAL PROGRAM INTERESTS
London Paper* I'ny Much A Ken lion to
Amerlcnn PIiiiin for 10*
piiiiMlon. /
LONDON. November lit.?The British
press is displaying tremendous inter
est In the American naval program, as
cabled by Washington correspondents
of the leading Knglish Journals.
The Globe carried a long dispatch
about the. American program under a
"streamer" headline: "Two Mistresses
of the Sf.is."
Pcacc Congress Likely to Limit
"Freedom of Seas" for
U-Boats.
MERCHANT SHIPS IMMUNE
Twenty-Five Hotels in Paris Are
Requisitioned for Use of
Allied Delegations.
invA'w-laVr] P.,
/?AIMS. November '2 1 Restriction of
submarine operations auainst merchant
S-'lp*. so as ,0 Urn,;,, ? t tack s like
'J ?he Utsitania. doubtless
will 1- proposed in the discussion bv
the congress ?( "freedom
of the seas" question. |t (s ,,)c v,cw
or badini; naval authorities, who have
examined this |,ranch of the subject,
that .submarine operations should he
li.riit''! t? attacking sbips rorming the
regular part ol a navv. Attacks would
he prohibited against merchant -him,
rp
woui?"IK"cv1";- '"J! lli"ir ?-??"?v..
warfare strictly to ..aval
Ci 'full M I. e f ?Yr. S?>'j-CtS <0
f r ' . I"'aee (.'ontrrcSH an
! ? o, . ' formative state, as it will
for~ 'the . P' rl,,ll's " fortnight, he
^ " outings or ,!lL. mter-!
r- '. Vhi. T to ar
gress preliminaries or the con
,Jn *antime. none or the Brit- !
>s>h. Italian or other foreign delegates
Ii.n except Colonel ii. M. House
the American representative to the con
H.!. ? s <-r"ll?",-d to his bed with
i'.fr?l,"K ?';veral members of his
*n'g epidemic!' *,OU n Wilh lhe ,,reva"- j
n.VV'l ged with the prelimi
?i' cies -.r. y:.4,u'?!1- ?""! diplomatic '
nhnie's ,!f m, \1 y d,80,'???nB various
before the co^re^.'Unions to come
< ?>\ ki:ki:\? k wn.i, \ot
mi:i:t iiimohi; jaxiaiiv
i 1 uarterd'ne i? V'. '?f0, ?V'1 io" fro"1 <"??
qua. n r. negotiations for the sianini:
monn! h ?,r "oact' not
?uL before early in January ti...
a ha|fS'"o u, ! Vh!<t' :,1'?lU ;t ??"??? J""'
!ifoVnu,a?Cth,for ,7- Un'CSS
hp-? :
wU?ntaker- part"""" W.S
I'KACK l*l(OTOC'OI< Wll.l, I..-*
HIMOIIi-j foioiai/tukaty
erinK nf.-'V"8 ?f U P?,;lce Protocai cov
ering these essentials and the later
i?r>!',,-',u of a ll*ngt by treatv lov.
J ' is in accordance with
practice at the time of the conclusion
St.a'inaCe ^el"'0en lhe United States "and :
.1 . peace proto6ol was tir-?r
f.u"V ' fl'-r which a complete treaty
:i?t"ini,TnUlS5fa,by 't commission i
for the oe-.V ' A,nlv? Preparations
ioi tlie peace congress are shown i,. I
the requisitioning or a large number
of the most important hotels in Paris
, at,om",otlaUon of the exten
.!\c staffs or the British. French
lions' *"' ,ta,,an and "'her delega
r'Ti'i? An?cr,ica?s have taken the Ifotel
t rlllon. facing the Place de la Con
< oi d. and the adjoining extensive of
lUe uuarters formerly occupied bv the
American Ke,j m.ss. This gives o
Americans a frontugre of nearly an
p'.. i? ik the Ol'l>osite side .-r the
Marin" .r?'n the Minislr>" tj{ ^e
u "^*he British have taken the lare-e
Hotels Majestic and Astoria y? the
Champs Biysees.
SlKlltTtfiM IX IIOTHI,
At?CONJIOD.VriON.S AI.IH;a|)\ kki.t
.. '"hf Belgian mission has taken the
Hotel I.utetia. on Die lert hank ot e
Jjeine. and the Hotel Louvre, on .he
Axentie do 1 Opera, also has been requi
sitioned. In all some twenty'flv
tb
?. ^"ii.e iwentv-nve of
e largest hotels in Paris have been
iirtVein'n a sreat stringency in
aW oiii ,mrf 'i'?nS so thal "rmy and
na\> oilic. rs and men are tiiuii.iK the
greateat d IHculty in securing quarter.
nti.l i declared that Marshal Foch, the
allied com ma ndt-r-in-.rliiet, has said
will pi\c no heed to protests of th?*
Cj?^rjTian armistice <!cleir:ites mul^
ihrouKh communications from Koreiun
Minister soir. concerning the manner
of carry in^ out the arrn'istk*e. This
rep.y doubtless will cover anv rur*h?*r
theHf;el-mani?."3 lhat maj' be '"a<"
The armistice as a whole lasts ihir
ty-six days from tlie date of .simiiiiu
November 11. with the right of ex
tension and the right or denunciation
on fortj-eight hours' notice. The evac
nation of Alsace-Lorraine must in
completed by November 2 *? and the
withdrawal of the German troops from
the Rhine country designated in the
armistice is limited to December I"
A renewal of the, armistice |.robal.lv
will carry u heyoml the opening <.f
the peace conpress. when fuller con
suiera.ion can be Kiveu tl( j(s contin
uance.
The Matin states that it Is able f.>
inform !>r. Solf that the overture'- tu
bas inspired at The Hague are v.,;!i.
and that the fnitcd States and ih?
allied governments will never mod f
the armistice clauses.
BEST SOLDIER'S IN WORLD.
SAYS MAJOR-GEN. EDWARDS
Mm. Who Will Take Clinrsp ?f (amp
l.ee Itrliirnn IVom the
Wnr Zone.
Ni:\V yOBK. November ?"A tiet
ter soldier than the American does
not live." is the declaration made (?>
day by Major-General Clarence I:
Kdwards. commander of the Tvventv
sixth Division, who arrived here to
day from Washington, where he re
ported immediately on his arrival
from the western front.
I saw every nationalitv in action
in Kurope," said Ma jor-Cenera 1 Cd
wanls, "and all l saw made me tliut
much prouder of my own men Both
Knglish and French marveled at the
spirit of our men. The Americans
were constantly startling them. N- w
\ ork certainly has reason to be proud
of the Itainbow Division.\ l never ? iu
a finer body of men."
The Twentv-clghlh. which is com
posed of New England troops, was
the first division to sail fi.r Franc-.
DUTCH MINISTER HERE
.1. Tlicnilorr Cramer, Who \\ HI Itrprr
*e.i| llollnnd, Itencl.cN .Neu
\ ork.
NICNV VOBK. November 21.?.1. Theo
dore Cramer, newly appointed minis
ter rroni Holland, arrived here to
niffht on the steamer 1 lollauditt. The
vessel Was held u-i a. quarantine, but
Minister and Mrs. Crauu-r were
brought ashore l.y a tup,.
One llunitrril and Fi\e Per Out
Is the gain The Times-Dispatch >'io\*s
in Want Ads printed during the week
ending November 17th over the same
week last year. The Times-Dispatch
prints more Want Ads than any other
Richmond newspaper.
PEACE DELEGATES
Opinion Prevails in Washington
That Selection Will Be An
nounced Wednesday.
EIGHT NAMES CONSIDERED
Believed Bryan's Knowledge of
International Problems Will
Give Him Place.
WASHINGTON*. Novcmbci; 21. ? Wilh
tlx? return to Washington to-morrow of
Secretary of State Lansing it is ox
pected that steps will be taken to an
nounce the personnel of the United
States delegation to the peace con
gress. There is reason to believe that
the names will b<> made public before
Wednesday. The best opinion in Wash*
ington nanus the following men In
the order of their probability of selec
tion: .Secretary Lansing, Colonel K.
M. House. Secretary Houston, Klihu .
Itoot. Justice Urand.ds. Bernard M. Ba- )
ruch. _ Sena tor I'heiaii. of California,
and William Jcnninus Bryan. As it is
generally presumed that the delegates
will number 11 ve. three of the forego
liiK iiaiiies arc of course eliminated by
various authorities who arc conver
sant with the trend of discussion in
admin ist ration circles.
it appears that .Mr. Baruch will be
chosen only in the event that Justice
ISrautleis cannot be spared from the
deliberations ? ? f the Supremo Court.
\\ eighty reasons are advanced for the |
possible substitution of Senator Phelan '
or Mr Bryan for Secretary Houston. I
As yet t lie re is no reason to believe
that undue pressure has been brought i
to bear in the interest of Senator Phe
lan. but it is possible that efforts In j
his behalf will be made within the j
coming twenty-four hours.
NOT .lll CII KN'riirsiASM
HACK OI-* Hit V A V BOOST i
The possibility of the selection of i
Mr. Bryan has not been received with
much enthusiasm. 'I"he past two davs, I
however, have brought a crvsta lliza- |
tion of opinion in certain quarters fa- j
vcrable to the naming of .Mr. Bryan,
whose known pacific tendencies ami i
studies in problems of international i
peace are held ^ fully qualifying him 1
for discussion and pleading of great j
issues before the international con- ?
clave. It is believed that the com- '
mon interests of Lloyd Ceorge and Mr.
Bryan also would be a further guaran
tee of continued harmony between the
British and American delegations.
As is usual, the hours preceding the
important announcement of the peace
delegates have brought a number of
startling rumors. For the most part
they are denied vigorously in admin
istration circles. In some circles, how
ever. the opinion gained ground to-Uay
that jn view of the early retirement of
Secretary McAdoo, it is possible that
President Wilson may postpone his j
visit abroad. Assurances already given I
by the President to leaders in Europe,
however, give cause for tlie belief that
he. will not change his plana at thin
late hour.
Hit I ,\Ci FORTH S15 Clt IOTA It Y
IIOISTOX AS BIOIjKGATIO '
Secretary Houston appears to be!
more generally accepted now as a pos- |
sibility for the delegation than earlier'
in the week In some quarters it is
stated flatly that he Is a certainty. It
is known that President Wilson re- j
spet ts highly the talents of the Sec-]
retaiy of Agriculture and his grasp I
of international law problems. While!
it is known that Secretary Houston has I
counseled i be President in the han
dling of many of the nation's prob
lems growing out of the entrance into
the war. it lias been the thought
among many observers that his intlu
once j it administration counsels- was
not such as would make his selection
a foregone conclusion.
In connection with predictions of the
probable selections to be made by the
President, however, it must be reinem- |
hered that in previous appointments
he has often cone without the circle of j
meti nationally recognized as leaders. |
WESTEr?WlWAY MEN
WANT M'ADOO TO REMAIN
Will rnrivn rd Petition to President
Wilson .\nl;ln;c Itcconsidcrn t ion
of ItcslKiintlon.
Cllli WHO. November 2-1.? Railroad
employees representing the entire!
\\ . stern system will recommend per
manent government control of all rail
roads. They also will ask iJirector
(ieneral McAdoo to reconsider his res
igna t ion.
ISusiness agents of all Western rail
road employees' unions will hold a con
ference to-morrow to work out a defi
nite program for a mass-meeting of
tailroad employees of tlie Western
system. The meeting will tie held early
litis week.
Forecast of the action that will be
taken by the railroad men is made by
.lames Moore, chairman of the North
western system federation.
"We will ask Mr. McAdoo to recon
sider his resignation." Mr. Moore said.
'We intend to appeal to President Wil
son to secure an adequate compensa
tion for Mr. McAdoo in his capacity of
?Mrector-geiir ra 1 of railroads. If he in
si.-tsf on resigning as Secretary of the
Treasury, we will use every effort to
persuade him not to abandon the rail
road administration."
FIRE WRECKS HOTEL
??tines* illc. \. < IIiin Hlnr.e, llie ICftti
niiltcd l.tiKN of W hirli Ik
9100,0110.
STATKSV 11.1.10. N November LM.
Fire at an early hour this morning
destroyed the Hotel Iredell building',
causing a loss estimated at $100,000.
with $10,000 insurance. In addition
t,. the hotel furnishings, the stock
of several places of business located
in tiie hotei\building were destroyed.
I.Iiursi Man Killed.
OTTAWA, November -I.?The Cana
dian usually list issued to-night con
tains I he names of two Virginians
j killed in action- .1 J. Murphy, l.ynch
burg: prisoner ot war, repatriated C.
II. i',rogg. Saltvllle. \'a.
Interesting Sea Story
cf Alirkan Waters
Clair Price tins a ctiur.'icferlnt if
veil Slur; in liiio iiiorning'M Times
lli?|itllc!l. In ?\lileli lie ilPM-rilirx (lie
lincreilliis unil (ItrMtinx experiences
of the eon*! guard ser\ire licforc the
nur, uliilc on duty In Altitknn
miters. Tlie eutler'.s crew lieeame,
for ii brief period, inn 11 Im!Ilion.iiret
on neeoiinl of llie cHnrinfrj' of n tnli
of nmliergrls on n derelict. Sorrow
ful to relate, lumfier. when tliey
renelied port c\nininntion proved It
lint n tub of \ery ancient l.-ulter.
Another Interestin?r experience nnn
??tien tlie cutter relieved n starxlnjj
in in in a colony, nlil*'h bad hardly a
square nienl left and win nI? month*
from next bont-tlinr, alllioiutli it bad
S'.'.'O.OOO north of gold dust on linnd
?siinMlng the little netual xiilur of
colli in niicli a pinch. N
WHOLESALE MURDER
IS RAGING INR USSIA
Plan to Send 1,200,000 Soldiers Home
From American Camps by New Year's
WASHINGTON. November 84.?
Onr million Inn hundred thousand
soldiers oiit or the r< Ice by .New
Vrnr'n l)n< in I lip rut I mate of nrmy
otllcer* nlio are in (nnch nitli the
miiKllcrlnR out prnctxxrii.
In numbers, It Is cnli'iiliitrd thut
:t2,Otl<? >i Utij will In* tin* ligurc from
the tlrst of December until January
1, nnil after the latter dnf the rnte
will probably lie about 50,000 n da J.
General .Mnrch went to Cnmp Dl*.
the other ilu.r to give instruction*
which, it in understood, will expedite
the miiMtcr-out with due regard for
I lie |>r<* |ia rn t ion nnil fomnrdiiiK t?
tlie adjutant-general's ofllce tit
\\ dshlngtoii of the personnl records
of ciich soldier. It is reasonably cer
tain. therefore, tlint there will he
room lit the cantonments for l,OOfl.
Iillll overseas troops enrly in the
year.
It litis hern announced that ahout
i.*.-,0,000 lia\e been designated for
return by t.rneriil I'ershiag, lint it
is not u uliUel y that the next an
nouncements will sive the names of
many other divisions to he return
ed. At present there lire on the way
over not only the 10,000 aero troops
released Ironi training duty In Knts
Innd, liut a steady stream of the
sick nnd the wounded from l-'rancc
and Kitgland wlio are nhle to make
the voyage.
Officers think that lir the spring
tlie whole srnnil army, except those
needed for police duty in lOuropc,
rrill have started home. As the
men will he entitled to wear their
! uniforms only nliout three month*
after discharge, the uniformed sol
dier will have disappeared hy early
summer,
'l'liere proliahly will he many en
listments in the regulnrs, who will
. lie reassembled into an army as big
as Congress will stand.
PRESIDENT TO OCCUPY I
PRINCE MURAT'S HOME!
\
Noted Frenchman and His Wife C*ive
l"l? Mansion on the I?uc
dc Monccnu.
CONTAINS MANY SOUVENIRS
t
Life of Washington Is Hecalled by
Famous Art Works, Many of
Which Are to He Found in the
House and Gardens.
I Bv Associated Prrs^.l
PARIS, November 24.?Prince and j
Princess Joachim Murat, at the re- i
quest of the government, have placed
>hei- to,,-M lio'-se M ?S Hue <1" Moncea<]
at the disposal of the French authori
ties to receive President Wilson dur
ing ills stay in Paris.
The President will find in the man
sion various souvenirs of President
Washington, whose niece married
Prince Achille Murat. The house,
which was noted before the war for
the splendid receptions held there, has
a large garden.
I At the present time Princess Murat
Is living r.t the Chateau de Chambiy,
| in the Department of the Oise, where
?he look" after several hundred
! wounded French soldiers. Prince Mu
1 rat re-entered the cavalry at, the he
rr-lnntng of" the' war: desiflte nls age.
i During the war he has lost one son.
| killed, while another has been wounded
seriously.
i Prince Murat Is a son of Prince Joa
j chitn, who was born at Bordentown.
X. J., in 1S34, and is a descendant of
Caroline Bonaparte, sister of the great
Napoleon. Princess Murat. before he*
j marriage, was C'eclie Ney, Duchess
; d'Rlchingene. P.oth Murat and Ney
j were marshals in the Napoleonic
' armies.
CONSIDER FIXING STANDARD
GRADE FOR MOTOR GAS
I'ilrl A il mln iKtrntion Announce* It Hun
ItennltK of KxlinitMlvr Inventl
llnni Mmlf In I'nlted State*.
WASHINGTON. November 24.?The
\ United States fuel administration is
considering fixing of standards of
quality for domestic motor gnsoiine.
This was indicated in a statement to
day in which the demand for motor
transport grade of "gas" was declared
to have increased since the signing of
the armistice. The demand for avia
tion grades has greatly decreased.
These two grades form the bulk of the
overseas demand for the American
i product.
The overseas demand and domestic
| requirement, the administration says,
have a considerable bearing upon any
[decision to fix a standard of quality for
domestic motor gasoline.
Ability to supply and consideration!
of prices of all petroleum products !
which are directly affected by nn.v al- I
teration of gasoline grades also are !
cited as factors.
The administration says it has at !
hand the results of a very exhaustive
investigation of gasoline, and ,\ decision ?
j as to fixing standards is indicated as \
| being imminent. I
| HOME FOR THANKSGIVING
| Soldier* Who l.lve Witliln Knuv Itrncli
of Cantonment* Will Itrcrlvr
furlough*.
\V A S 11 I N <i T 0 N. November 21.? I
Thanksgiving dinner at home !.?? in j
sight for many soldiers who are not
mustered out by that .festival, if plans
now in progress arc realized at the
War Department.
There has been a good deal of shift- '<
ing of troops from one cantonment to
another, so that men from California,
for instance, are now in Kastern camps,
but there is a considerable number
who went into service from towns, vi!
] laces and cities near the cantonments
I at which they are now stationed of
| these men it is said that there is no
reason why they should not get a fur
lotiuii for Thanksgiving Day.
COAST LINE TRAIN WRECKED
| FlflJ'-FIve PnsaeiiKer* Are Injured
When ilroken Itnll Throw* Cnra
Oir Track.
I llv Associated Press, |
DM.DON. s. C., November 21.?-Atlan
i tic Coast Dine passenger train No. 2$.
j running from Charleston to Fayette
; ville, wr.s wrecked one mile south of
I this place at ,S:49 o'clock to-night, in
Muring fifty-live passengers, thirty-two
! whiles and twenty-three negroes. None
of the injured is thought to be fa
i tally hurt. No one was killed. A
I broken rail, the presumable cause of
j the wreck, threw the coaches into an
open field The engine and express
? and mail cars remained on the track.
Killed in l''riitic?>.
i FP.KDKIJICKSKriu:. V.V. Nov. tnher
21.? ICichard A. Olive, of Stafford Coun
ty. lias received notice that his son,
? illto o (Hive, was killed in France on
October lf?. He was in Company i\ and
went to Anniston, Ala , with that com
pany from this city, later going aver
se as.
Ilnumrn Will Itcopen.
COM K. November 24.?An official de
cree authorizes the reopening of the
Italian commercial bourses on Decem
ber 2.
Tinic?-I>l?|tii<eh Want Ad*
are not'd for setting the buyer or th<?
cmp'oyee Not volume of answers, but
I e riglu answers arc what you want.
For titla kind of advertising uliotm vour
i Want Ad to Randolph 1.
Program Includes Council Meeting
Attendee, by Representatives
From Many States.
HUGE PARADK HKING I'hAXXIOI)
Body, Wearing Purple, White and
Gold, Will March Up Pennsylvania
Avenue to Capitol liuilding to De
mand Action.
WASHINGTON*. November 2 4.?Lend
ers of the National Woman's party are
perfecting plans for the Onal drive
to win over the one vote necessary
to pass the suffrage amendment
through the Senate before the pres
ent Congress ends. Announcement
was made to-night of a call for a
conference of all members of tho ad
visory council and the forty-eight
State chairman in Washington. De
cember It, i;> and 16. This meeting
will be preceded by a session of tho
executive committee of the advisor,
council at the home of Mrs. John
Rogers in New York. Tho executive
| committee will formulate plans for
| conducting the Intensive campaign and
I lay them before the entire council
lor discussion.
The concluding event of the three
days council here will be the larg
est suffrage demonstration undertaken
since the drive of the Senate was
launched. Five hundred and thlrtv
one women, representing each congres
sional district, and in addition one for
each of the members of the Senate
will "marc* 011" the upper branch
of Congress and demand favorable ac
tion
At noon. December 16. the suffragists
w ill parade from the party's national
headquarters. opposite the White
0 t,,n Capitol. They will carry
resolutions of protest against the de
lay in passing the amendment in the
of ?<??? "PPaals 10 "'1 members
ate nassa^f i? for its ^medi
ate passage. In the procession each of
the women will earrv the mimic
white and gold?the "color of women's
|rriCn^l |ine,a ,0nB ,ine of color
'L, e,.nsylvania Avenue.
The largest public event of the
three days session here will be a mass
neeting in a local theater 011 Satur
?11 p nrJi00n' 'December 15. Mrs. O.
P. nelinont will preside at thiq
meeting and resolutions nrC to be
ing day. 10 thc Senate on the follow
vc'?r?* snr?f.t?r^iim?lllt part of the forty
Of L r,1" secure tho passage
siill is to Irfm Anthonj* amendment
chairman ?oft heC" V A?l Au'? I'""'
partv. A,lu?nui U onnin s
members of congress
having week of rest
II us,r Kln.ll Session Oprnlnc .Vrxt
Week Mill Continue I ntil
March
mv Associated Press. I
^ ASI1INUTOX. November 1'I. Con
gress this week probably will have its
last week of leisure for some time
certainly until next March With the
new. regular session opening Decem
ber 2. and notice given th.it the Christ
mas recess is to be reduced to two or
three days, most members of the
Senate and House are taking full ad
vantage of the rest.
Work of committees on measures to
come tip early in the new session how
ever. is holding a number of member*
or both Senate and House in Washing
ton. 'I he Senate Finance Committee
will resume work to-morrow 011 the
revenue bill, with reduction of the ex
cess profits rate for 1:>I0 and the nue's
tlon of llxir.g 1 f?_'0 taxes, opposed bv
Republicans, virtually the onlv im
portant question undecided. Ciu-'irman
Simmons hopes to be able to report the
bill to the Senate next week but the
dispute over 1020 taxation may cause
delay.
I louse committees also will continue
work to-morrow on the naval and
| legislative appropriation bills
1 The cop J shortage inquirv of the
?enate Manufactures Committee also
'S to be resumed to-morrow, but the
Senate Judiciary subcommittee's in
vest ign t ion of brewers' activities his
been positioned until December
MAIL HERE FROM FRANCE
French l.iner Itoelinmheiiii Itrnclie.
\>v? York Willi ThoimnmU of
Snekn of l.etlrrs.
NKW YORK. November 21. ? A mil
lion let'ers front "our hoys" overseas
hat will gladden thc hearts of thel
"folks back home." reached America!
to-day on me French liner Itocbam
beau
The thousands of bags containing the'
mail were, rushed to the New York
post-oflico. and thc delivery or what
t:< believed to be Thanksgiving cor
respondence of the American expedi
tionary forces was started at oute
There, is something for somebody In
every state ami something for some
body In almost every town?In the blir
pouches.
I\ritl?t> itrncli Frontier.
LONDON. November 21.? British
troops have reached the Herman fron
tier of Luxemburg." Field Marshal llalg
announced to-night.
AT INTELLECTUALS
These Are Driven Out at
Night to Face Ma
chine Guns.
BULLETS AND BAYONETS
ARE AIDED BY FAMINE
Germany Seeks to Destroy In
dustrial Life to Make Coun
try Easy Prey.
llKVOIiT SU A K ICS KMPIR10
Telegraph if Com mimical ion Between
Iterlin and Kivit/.crSnnd Is Severed
Following Ileport of lUot.
in i>ic. 1>\VII) SDSKIOK.
LONDON, Novcmli''!' 114.?News which
I have received from Moscow and
other parts of Russia iloniinated by the
Germans and Bolsheviki shows that
Western Russia is in a state of latent
revolt?a wevoit uf a people prompted
by starvation on the one hand and
red terror on the other.
ICy(-witnesses who have escaped the
horrors describe to me how the "itt
telligen'ia" are being gradually ex
terminated. numerous victims failing
daily, either from famine or the bul
lets and bayonets of their oppressors.
I have before mo a letter from
Kristianla. saying-, in part:
"A Russian tamily has arrived to
day from Petrograd in an absolutely
indesc-t ibable condition. In Petrog.rnd
the Bolsheviki have begun to massacre
all the "intclligentia" (educated
classes). the former oilleers, with
special barbarity.
"Kvery night a cannonade goc3 on
in all parts of the city; rifles and ma
chine guns are at work. The "intelli
gent la" are seized and driven en tnaasc
to Kronstadt. and it is unknown wuat
fate befalls them there."'
Kor the last, several months the
whole- of ROssia has been In a state
of perpetual revolt, but "it Is the re
volt of desperate, disorganized and dis
armed masses against the mightiest
and most pertidious power in the
world?against Germany.
Germany, not by force of arms, but
through Bolshevik treachery, means to
stay in Russia. Having ascertained
that she cannot retain the country
either by arms or the establishment
of friendly relations, she uses her Bol
shevik tools in a policy of unprece
dented destruction.
The policy consists in destroying all
the living forces of Russia, industrial
well as intellectual. By ruining
..... i. ny ruining
Itussia's industries and exterminating
her educated classes, her experts and
organizers, Germany hopes to reap all
the advantages of being Iter next-door
? ...iirhl./," ? ? '- -
r-.~? "CIIIK
neighbor after the war.
Her calculation is that llussia, de
prived perhaps for a generation of her
own industries and exports, and sepa
rated from the other industrial coun
tries by thousands of miles, will be
come Germany's undisputed prey and
market. The Bolsheviki. who are des
titute of any sort of constructive ideas,
arc tools admirably adapted for the
execution of Germany's ilestruciivo de
signs. and iter schemes are laid be
fore them by German agents who work
in their ranks.
Never will Russians worthy of the
name forsy<-t the pcrlidy. the crimes
ami sufferings which the German rul
ers by their deliberate and cold
blooded methods have intlicted upon
their country. The revolt of the .peo
ple of Western Russia against the
German and their IJolshe vik instru
ments is not one that can be sup
pressed.
It is nourished by hatred and de
spair, and is of tho nature of an irre
pressible guerrilla warfare; the only
Kind of warfare which a distracted
nation can wage against her ruthless
oppressors.
TKI.Htilt APIIIC WIIIKS
1'ltOM It 10 It 1.1 V \lli; CLT
Telegraph Ic communication between
Germany and Switzerland is reported
interrupted. The last information
which reached the Swiss news sources
was that Berlin and oilier tlermnr.
cities are scenes of serious triable.
There are rumors .ttloat that .1 terror
ist revolt is sweeping ilie land, but no
i direct confirmation to this elicit could
I be obtained late this afternoo'i.
A message received to-night from
! Amsterdam sources .-ays that the Ger?
; man situation is obscure, but frag
. menlary bits of news indicate there- has
i been renewed serious trouble in Bor
I lin.
The military commander of Berlin.
' one dispatch says, ordered machine
guns to be turned on mobs supporting
the Spsrincus tor t.i.l ,-aij gioiip. led
by l.iehknccht and ll.ia.se.
| Another dispatch says an independ
ent republic of North Germany has
been proclaimed.
I It I'll* I 1IMC OK IIA VAItIA
?I'll KKIM.ACi: PRUSSIA
I Increasing efforts by the republic
' of Bavaria to replace Prussia as the
leader in the affairs of Germany are
indicated by latest German advices
Kurt Kisner. the new Bavarian Pre
lum r, who as a radical journalist
1 throughout the war condemned the
militarist policy of Prussia, lias gono
10 Berlin, according to a .Munich dis
patch. to demand the resignation of
Baron von Btissche and all those re
sponsible for the war. He will further
demand that all these men be placed
on trial, '.he dispatch says.
This is the liist inkling allowed to gr>
l.roiul that Von liein Btissche and
i.thers who held tiie important posi
tions in the imperial govcrnmcut were
n iiiiiied in their oflices.
Baron von l?cm Bussehe. at one time
eMiriseior of the Herman embassy in
Washington, and later head ?>f th-^
American department of the German
l-'oreign utllce, has been undersecretary
of state for foreign affalra Mnce the
Herding regime.
I'iMl KOI it no >i lis
IV IIKI.ItlA \ CAPITA I,
War Oi'licf Sun
i ? iir
UeportV (caching th ?
day indicated that a plan >f th i Ger
mans to destroy the Palais d-s Justly
in Brussels was discovered -luring (fie
day. according to a dispatch from th
Belgian capital. Four Infernal rn'.it
.hlnes, provided with wicks, wen
found In closo proximity to a larz"
quantity of gunpowder and antmunl

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