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Get It Back Through a Times-Dispatch Want Ad. Why Not Richmond? Read in Tomorrow's T-D of Electrical Industries. 69TH YEAR. voi.lm r. no M.miif.ii j03 RICHMOND, VA., TUESDAY, JULY 22, 1919.?TWELVE PAGES. ?CLOUDY PRICE. THREE CENTS USE, HOUSE VOTES But Three Members Re corded for Amendment Against Possession. WILL VOTE ON PROHIBITION MEASURE AS WHOLE TODAY Attempt to Limit Stored Stock to %50 Worth Unpopular With Statesmen. BILL ADOI'TKI) IIV SKCTIONS January 10, Xnmcti as Date When Constitutional Provision lJccoincs KfTcrtivo. fBy Associated Prefs ! WASHINGTON. July -1.?The prohi bition enforcement bIK, drastic provi sions an<l all. was adopted today sec tion by section, by the Housf, but a Joan's right t>j fton* liquor in his homo utood up against all attacks. On the final count only three votes were re corded In favor of an amendment to jnake home possession of intoxicant* Unlawful. After all perfecting amendments had been adopted and others designed to make the bill less severe were tjowled ovr in a chorus or ?'noes. ??'? attempt was mHiln to adjourn over night. This prevailed, but there was f< demand for a roll rail and the pro hibition forces, summoned from a.I aides by their lenders, plied into the ? liani i-?r In HUlllclent numbers to keep the J louse In session tonight for the te dious roll call votes on half a dozen amendments In dispute whi< h h.yi to passed on before a vote w ;i^ taken on the bill as a whole. Ileinand for a formal reading of ?ne engrossed bill, which was not in shape f"r that purpose, forced adjournment ?>t the. House tonight and delayed its passage until tomorrow rimt 111k KIrM of The first tight of the day was over tiie section giving courts the right to put under bond a person convifted of \iolating the liquor law. This was ttrieken out after Representative Card xR Gard, iJemocrat, of Ohio. hid pointed out that it provided double punishment for the poor man. who might he sent l Jail. Tile vote was *3 to t>6. man;, prohibitionists opposing its retention. When the House reached section 3"i of the hili, dealing with enforcement of constitutional proh i bit ion, and which contained the provision that It \v:is not un.awful to store Jiqttor at heme for personal use. the saeim was not unlike that on a Mock mkrket' on a h.gh sale.-, day. Kvrr> body wanted to f.if-n k or offer an amendment, fully a score clamoring for rei gnition at once. \nlatrnd Offer* A mendment. First consideration, as a matter of parliamentary right, was given "'hair man Volstead, of the Judiciary Com mittee. in charge of the t> 11. who had two amendments. These fixed ttie time for reporting possession of intoxicants, in one Mr. Volstead offered, and which the House accepted, the time specified in the proclamation h> the State De partment as to the effective date of constitutional prohibition?January 16, 1920?was accepted Without discussion Representative Rubey. Democrat, of Missouri, ;:eit the floor after Chair man Volstead was through with the section, and immediately he announced intention to throw the searchlight on American wine cellars, reported to he stocked with liquor enough to last fir generations. His amendment provided that .< per hon should not possess more than $"r. worth of liquor. whi--h it member likened to "one white chip in a steam boat poker game," considering the high cost of this product in the closing ?lays of the bars. The House did not take kindly to this proposal, and de feated It llul Three for Amendment. With this out of the way, Represen tative Raker. Democrat. California, of fered what the House had been waiting for?an amendment to make it unlaw ful to have liquor in one's own dwell ing. Chairman Volstead opposed it. saying this section had been given very serious consideration by friends of prohibition. When the vote was called only three members, all of them Democrats, supported the amendment ?Mr. Raker and Representatives mianton. Texas, and I'pshaw, Georgia, the latter an evangelist. This section was amended, however. fo as to provide that jucIi liquors must be for personal consumption by the owner of the dwelling for his own ?family or bona tide guests. The re striction. put in by Representative Steele, Democrat. Pennsylvania, was aimed at the man who might turn his dwelling into a saloon. Provide* for Sni-rii men I nl Wine*. Several amendments were added, these including one by Representative Isoe. Democrat. Missouri, making pro vision for the handling of sacramental wine, which the bill iiad failed to do. Representative Ksch. Republican. Wis consin. offered one which would re quire the government, in picking its agent* io enforce the prohibition law. to give due regard to civil service rules, while Representative Siegel. Re publican, New York, put- through one providing that men discharged from the military and naval service be given first call in making appointments. Many amendments were defeated, and some were ruled out on points of order. A fleht was made against the section permittinc tlic manufacture of beverages containing less than on haif of 1 per cent alcohol, after the House had adopted an amendment to includo any liquid, euch as beer, alt, porter e>r wine. \-i s'.r.?Mi(intent bv Mr. Igoe. which von!,1 make valid the defense of ^ ner i n e!iii]'--eu with violation ew tho p-o hibition irtv. if lie i re.veel ma; 'uh liquor or 1 < verage was not int ?::icat j.ig. wa.?* dcfcateel. 7X to 3(5. lint Utile Speech-.tliiklng. nere was not as much speech-mak v*' as on previous days, the temper oi the House being such that it was not inclined to listen to arguments. The. emc speech since the- beginning of debate was by Representative Mann, former Rcpublie.i floor leader, who op posed the elimination of the provision permitting a person to have liquor in .i|s possession for private use. "By preventing the manufacture, transportation and sale of intoxicating l'q )rs." Mr. Mann said, "we a-e en forcing the amendment as it should he but when we say wlu. .* man should do with a bottle of beer in his home, we are going too far." Mr Mann provoked qroat applause bv declaring that while the govern ment went a long way during the wai jr. sending its agents into Private homes, the country wanted no more of that, with a little of beer as the oBJect of such Invasion." When the House went to work with rrll-call voles on some of the amend * (Continued on Second Page.) \ Admiral Rodman Sends Thanks to Secretary I !tv Associated Press. I WASIIIMiTON, .1 u I v JSI Secre tary lliiiiiet* today received tin- fol lowing radio mrHMUK<* fritin Ad iiilrnt Hugh Rodman, 1*0111 mini dint; Hie Pncltlc Fleett "Tin* fwiiiiiiiiiidrr-lii-flilof of Hie 1'iiellie Klffl highly value* your I Krri'HiiRH to l li?- oltlrer* and mrn of I In- ?!?-?? t on llit> occiimIoii of lln de parture initl your kiioiI iiIhIii-k for ItH lllCIIKIIIll |IIIMHIIK<> to the I'aclHc. lie further appreciate* deeply Hie lioitor of t'OiiiiiitindlliK' Hie large and powerful lleel tvlilrli yon cau*ed to lie iinhIkiii-iI lo duly In (lie I'lli-llli'i nnd feel* Hiire .that llir people of our great W i-Mfin State* will Hike pride in thene whips, uhlch repre Nrnt Hie latest mill llnrnt lyp?-M of lighting craft, from mounter miper drend noughI* lo *?\lfl dexlroyern mid stealthy sti 11 in ji r I tie *. "\\ lille bidding a regretful fare well lo friend* of Hie Atluntic, all hand* look forward In eager jnitlrl patlnn lo Hie new friendship* lo he formed on Ihe Parlllr." Ilptrajctl IMnns of Ilun Command to Intelligence Corps of American Army. CUT COST OF ADYANCK IN HALF Two OITicor* Occupied Positions of firenl Responsibility Under Yon Hindcnhet'K?Former Comrades IJecame Suspicious. f |)v A"??<"iiit'-'l Pre?? 1 WASHINGTON, July 21.?A story of the hctray.il of the Gorman high command through fhe efforts of the American military secret. service and of the organization among German offi cers of a vendetta aimed at the lives of tlie traitors was brought to P.ght with 'he arrival at New York today of "two German prisoners of war con signed to the director of military intelligence, Washington," I' <' According to information here, the mysterious prisoners, who landed from th?- Agamemnon under heavy guard, formerly were German officers ?>f high rank, occupying positions of great re sponsibility under von Hindcnburg. j Before the inauguration of 'he Atn jerican offensives in 1?'S, operatives ?-f tiie American military int'?lliRcncP rorpp prevailed upon them, thrrough indin-ements which have not been div ulged. to deliver plans of the German general staff covering the proposed ?movements on the west front, proba ble lines of retreat, points at which stands would be made and other de tailed information of inestimable value. (Guided I*ci"*hlng'* Plnnn. With these plans before him. Gcner 1 al Pershing was able to lay not" his | campaign with great freedom, and it lis believed that a result was to cut 'the cost of the American advance I practically in half. The German officers later surrender ed themselves to the American forces. (Certain of their former associates had become suspicious, however, and are believed to have been banded together to mete out stern justice. L'ttnost precautions were taken even within the allied lines to protect the inform . ers. hut. as officials believed that as long as they were kept in Krance their lives would be in danger, orders were given for their transfer to this country. Preparations for the moving of the prisoners were kept a close secret, and it was only through the carelessness of some clerk that they were includ ed in the roster of the Agamemnon when she left France. The plan was to send the prisoners to some isolated army post, where they might be given military protec tion for ., time. Kventuallv. it is sup posed. they would have been permitted to "escape" to some other count rv. there to begin their lives anew. Offi cials ?vv 111 not say whether this plan can be safely followed now. DF.TAtl, OK FIFTKF.V SOI.TJJF.RS hiaro ckrma.v prisonkrs. NEW YORK. July 01.?The two Ger man prisoners of war who traveled as first-class passengers, but about whose identity the utmost secrecy was main tained by army officers and govern ment officials, arrived here today on the transnort Agamemnon. Although guarded night and day during the voyage by fifteen soldiers under the command of lieutenant Owen, of the Fifth Ammunition Train, Fifth Division, the two prisoners were allowed considerable liberty. They i were given the run of the first-class 1 quarters on board ship and were al lowed to converse with any one they chose. The two men were dressed in blue civilian clothes and straw hats. They spoke Knglish fluently and almost without an accent. SO VIET LEADERS SLAIN BY MYSTERIOUS ORDER OF RUSSIAN ANTI-REDS Plotters Slab Fifty Bolshevist Chiefs to Death ami Escape Detection. COPKNHAGKX. July 21.?A new nntl i Bolshevist conspiracy, working with I terrorist methods, is setting all South ; cru Russia aflame. Moving with baf fling mystery and precision, the plot I ters are carrying on a sanguinary i campaign of vengeance against the Soviets. In the Provinces of Orel. Kursk and ' Voronozh more than fifty prominent 1 Bolshevists have been mysteriously | murdered. Among them was the > former secretary to Premier Lenine. ? All were killed at nighttime when alone j outdoors. All were stabbed in the bark. Tiie campaign is attributed to reli gious maniacs, who have vowed the ex termination of Bolshevism. The t'en trnl Soviet at Moscow has offered f>00. 000 rubles reward for the identification ! of the murderers. LOSS TO INVADED FRANCE IS NEARLY 24 BILLIONS ('otnitilHee of K\pcrtx Report Damage Amount* to Total of 92?,son.nootnoo. PARIS. July _ 1.?The material dam age caused to the invaded departments of France-during the war amounts to 11 3,0(lft,000.000 francs < $23.$00,000,000). a committee of experts lias reported to the parliamentary peace commis sion headed by ex-Premier Viviani. The damage caused to French agricul ture is si.ited al 37,000.000.000 francs ($7,400.000.000). The grand total, in cluding money paid to commercial en terprises, military expenses and pen I sions, is given at 200,000,000,00? francs 1 ($-10,000,000,000). Disorderly Elements, White and Black, in Hostile Clashes at Capital. TWO KILLED, MANY ARE HURT City Detective Shot to Death by Negress?Marine Brains ' Man in Fight. IBv Ayaoclatc! rr#.<? ] W ASIIINCTON. July 21. ? At mid n i g 111 t o :i i p h! i h e known c .1 = .1 a ! t v list in Washington's ra.ee war totaled ten. including two deaths, and two !ito:i probably dying. wh.le unconfirmed but pol.ee reports placed t lie- number at. a much greater figure. Of the dead. on<- was a city detective, shot through the breast by a m sro ? 'Hiian, who was f.rinK indiscriminately from the upper story of her house. The negres?. a nir 1 of ibou? seven teen years, also was shot, but not fatally. In ano'htr part of the city a black fir tig from a garage door kept a provost guard of .soldiers, sail ors and marines at bay for several i in initf.s, but finally was shot down. Many Ha-hes occurred between wh lis arid blacks on -tree: cars, Mne negro attacked on the hack ??rid of a car. tired into a crowd following the car and wounded four persons, but finally wav stopped by a ??ity detective who was reported to have sent seven bul lets into the nesro's body. Kach of. the four white men were only si ghtly i v outided ^innll (irnupn Flgbllng. The fighting at midnight had re- : solved iaracly to fight. 11? between small groups, and in one of these en counte-s a mar nc was reported to have been killed. Although service men had taken part in tbe early lashes, the most serious were those tn which the mobs were made 1 j? of civilians. Police station* lsM tonight were rwainpf.d with report? of clashes i<e twecn mobs of whites, largely made up of sold.ers, sailors and marines, and ties roes in many different sections of j the city. The negro killed was struck ever the head by a marine during one j o! the numerous fishts on treet cars. Crowds which moved up and down Pennsylvania A.venue between the ' Capitol and the Wh te House, despite the presence in the city of two troops of cavalry and 4 "I other armed ser vice men. grew more determined as I the n gilt wore and outbreaks reported more frequently. Street earn Are Stoned. Keports to police headquarters said j ' street cars had been stoned in various 1 t parts of the city, the assailants being I both whites and necroes. One negm j was shot, but not fatally, after a mobj I had boarded a street car. and in the j ensuing fight two city detectives wore, wounded slightly. | A mob. composed largely of civil- ; Sans, according to the police, cornered a negro and in the fight that followed thi- black was j'?ot and his skull : crushed by the butt of a gun. An air of suspense hung over the nation's capital tonight as armed forces ; of cavalry, marines and sailors joined with the police and provost guard to prevent, if possible, a threatened re newal of the race riots which began two nights ago in retaliation for nu merous attacks by negroes on white women in the outskirts of the city and general lawlessness. Troop* Pntrol Street*. Two troops of cavalry from Kort Myer patrolled tbe down-town streets ready to quell any outbreak which might start. Two hundred marines, j brought here from the Quantico train ing camp today when it was feared that the provost guard and police' might not be able to stop the disturb ances, were scattered throughout tlie city, together with 100 naval military police. A dozen motor transport corps, trucks, each able to carry forty men. were stationed at strategic points, pre , pared to rush reserves to any part of the city. The first real clash occurrel about 7 o'clock it: the southeast section when a mob stopped a negro. Reports ? to the police said the negro thereupon opened fire and two white men in the crowd were slightly wounded. l'olice arriving on the scene, according to reports to headquarters, fired at the negro, one of the bullets hitting him in the shoulder. The black was arrested and taken to the central station. Fear* of Outbreak Intenftlfled. The fear of a genera! outbreak be ' came intensified soon after 11 o'clock, when reports were received at central police headquarters that negroes were openly displaying firearms in some of the sections of the city. Scattered shots were fired, it was stated. He- ! serves were sent to *.he districts. that the preparations to guard the city 1 had been made advisedly. Karly in | the evening several disturbances took 1 place, which might have grown to j serious proportions had it not been for the timely intervention of the police j and their re-enforcements. | A crowd of more than 300 persons : I congregated at Peace Monument, a*, the I foot of the Capitol shortly after me House adjourned and members were j leaving for their homes. A negro had I started an argument with a white sol dier. and bystanders rushed to take > I a part. Street cars were halted and Ira til c was blocked for several huii- , drerl yards in each direction. Before anything serious developed, however. ; four automobiles filled with police re ! serves, made through the crowd and ; halted the disturh.tnee. Patrolman Ituun In Struck, j Hater mi the evening Patrolman Bunn, ' crack shot on the Washington police; force, was struck by a bullet tired by 1 a negro in the northwestern section i of the city, the most exclusive residen I tial district. The bullet struck the pa trolman's arm and he was unable to j return the fire. Th? negro escaped, I outrunning a crowd of civilians who ! had taken up the chase. Two negroes were seriously injured late in the afternoon near the House 1 office Building. One had been ae ; eused by several soldiers of having fired ' tried to steal a bicycle and when he ; attempted to escape he was overtaken ; and beaten. The other negro, believed to be a chauffeur for a Representative, j intervened, and was beaten into tin-, j consciousness. The soldiers got away ; before the arrival of police. Deny Ser\ice lieu to lllame. ; Oflieers of the army and navy today! i declared that there was 110 pi oof that ! i enlisted men were inciting and par-! ticipating in the riots, but stated that if such was found to be the case, steps' would be taken to prevent them leav-j ing the camps. Secretary Daniels di-1 reeled officers in the Washington dis trict to spare no effort to prevent par ticipation of men wearing uniforms. The District authorities issued a statement today pointing out the ac tion which had been taken by govern ment authorities in checking the out breaks and urging the people to re-' main in their homes tonight unless it! was absolutely necessary for them to leave. Leaders In the House and Senate an nounced tonight that congressional In (Continued on Second i'ageTj KILLS 10 PERSONS Airship Drops Through Bank Roof at Chicago, Claiming Girl Victims. FLAMES CATCH MANY CLERKS Two of Five Passengers Die. but Pilot Escapes by Leaping With Parachute. < HICAOO, July 21.?A huge dirigible ' airship of the- army dirigible type ex ploded while flying at an altitude of l.ooo foot over the business district i a little after I o'clock this afternoon. ! A mass of flames, it 'e!l to the top of the Illinois Trust *nd Savings Hank huiid.ng. and p'unged through 'ho roof to 1 lie top floor. where a crowd of bank clerks and stenographers were work ink*. The accident took a 'loath toll of ten and injured twenty-three. Bight of th> victims were bank employees and two were passengers on the dirigible. Jack Hocttner, pilot in charge of the dirigible, escaped with but few scratches by a parachute lea a. The dirigible, which belonged to the Goodyear Tire an 1 Rubber Company,' had started early in the afternoon for a trial trip from White City. an amuse ment Park, to Grant Park It made the flight safely and picked up four passengers and started for a trip over the city. It. climbed steadily for 1,000 feet. Thousands of spectators watch ing it. .-aw a wisp of smoke suddenly spurt from th?- tail of the gas envel- j ope. The pilot also observed it and began to point the nose down. l*n?HCi?K??r* Tnkr l.rnp. The machine appeared to be under control, but near the ground veered into the corner or a building and bounded upward several feel. There was ;i flash, and the gis envelope crumpled and the whole mass shot j toward the ground. The pilot and the four passengers had fixexd their parachute belt- and : all leaped. The pilot a tided safely , on the roof of a building: his assist - 1 ant. Henry Wacker, expert, was se riously Injured, although it is believed he will live; Karl H. Davenport, pub licity man for the White City Park, a i passenger, killed; Carl Weaver, motor i expert for the Goodyear Company, i kll.ed: Milton G. Nolton, photographer,! both legs broken. The other victims were employees of the bank. Four were girl?. About ! fifty clerks were sitting near the sky- | light. The steel engine, followed by t the lighter mechanism, crashed through 1 without warning upon them. Through j the doors they stampeded, injured.] some in flames caught from the burn- i ing mass. The room caught fire. Some | were burned to death and their bodies charred beyond recognition. XictlniM (irt No Warning;. There was'nothing to warn the hun dreds of employees of the institution of the coming tragedy. A shadow passed over the marble rotunda, where l.r>o were busy, and a crash followed. The bank's closing ; hour for patrons had passed, but the clerks were still at work in various J? paritneius. It seemed, according to the survivors, that the entire bank was on fire. ! Breaking through the iron supports' holding the glass overhead, the fusl lage of the balloon, with two heavy! rotary engines and several gasoline! tanks, smashed to the floor. Instantly the tanks exploded, scat-' tering a wave of flamins gasoline over the workers for a radius of fifty feet, i A panic ensued. There w ere only two i exits through which they could leave the wire cage which surrounded the rot unda. Men and girls, with clothing flam inc. fought their way through the exits Girls on tiie second floor ran screaming i to the window and several Jumped to the street. In an instant the marble rotunda was cleared except for the dead, whose bodies were buried under the mass of debris, and the dying, who crawled away from the scorching fire, their j clothes burning off. Ite*cur Work Difficult. The intense heat made rescue work ! difficult until after the Are department arrived it was thirty minutes before the bodies under the craft's fusilage could be dragged out. Boettner. the pilot, gave the follow- i ing description of the accident: "I have no idea of the. cause of the accident. We <acrried two eighty- j horse-power Rhone motors, and they were in perfect condition when we tested them before going up. In the' morning we had taken up Colonel Joseph Morrow, of the L'nited States air .service, on one trip. Just before it caught fire it was running smoothly. "1 was sitting up in front when. I felt the ship buckle. It was the first warning I had. I tried to make tho landing. "When I s:?.w we couldn't make it, 1. yelled for every one to jump." Boettner was taken to the police! station for questioning as to the cause of the accident. .\iiiIoijk About "I'latf*." Nolton. the photographer, was em ployed by the International Film Her- j vice. lie was making the parachute j descent safely when he struck a build ing and was hurled into the street. 1 When he regained consciousness he ask ed; "Were my plates all right?" The airship originally had been built for experimental purposes, and it was j intended to he used temporarily to carry passengers from the amusement park to the city. CASHIER ADMITS BANK FUND SHORTAGE WILL AMOUNT TO $900,000 Arres'. of Ralph T. Mover of Philadelphia North Penn Institution Is Ordered. 11 A R R IS BL KG. PA.. July 21.? Ralph T. Mover, cashier of the North Penn Bank, of Philadelphia, which was suspended last week by the State Banking Commission, confessed today that the shortage of the bank would approximate 5000.000. His confession was made to James W. McBurney. the special receiver in charge of the af fairs of that institution. Bank.tig Commissioner John S. Fisher gave out this information to night. which, he said, was received l>y him from McBurney over the tele phone. Commissioner Fisher, immediately on receipt of the information ordered Mover s arrest. The cashier faces the possible charges of perjury, embezzle ment. misapplication of funds, reh.vpo thocat'.on of securities, destroying and i mutilating records of a bank and re- ? celvlng deposits when It was known! to hiir. that the bank was insolvent. NEW SENA TE FIGHT OPENS AS WILSON ASKS TO NAME REPARA TIONBOARD ENVOY SENATORS TO BACK RIGHTS OF CHINESE Foreign Relations Com mittee to Approve Claims in Treaty Report. MOTION AGAINST TRANSFER TO JAPAN TO BE ADOPTED Ten Members Expected to Sup port Amendment on Oriental Settlement Clause. LODGE MEETS DELEGATION nris Envoys From Peking Visit Kcpuhlicau Leader ami Discuss Far Eastern Situation. IIV JA.MKS It. NOIUSK. WASIllNCTf I .v. July 21. ? China's right to the continued possession of the Shantung Peninsula will he ofii - dally rcoocn ized by the Senate Foreign itelationa Committee when the treaty is reported to the Senate. An amendment striking from the treaty the article which attempts to transfer control of Shantung to Japan will lo adopted by the committee. it was announced today. The amendment will receive the votes of the ten Republican members of the committee, including Senator AM limber, who favors rat iticvition 1 he present temper of the Senati- on Shantung question would indicate that the amendment will be adopted oy t ho hena te also. ? hinrse Knvo.vii Arrive. Shantung's delegates to the peace conference were here todav. They , , ?'? conference with Senator Ijoilge. chairman of the Foreign Re lations Committee, to whom thev ex pressed their extreme gratification over the sentiment which lias be.^i dc I velopcd in tiie United States in favor i or china and asulnst the claims as serted by Japan. | It is probable some arrangements may lie made for tiie appearance of the j delcg.ition before the entire commit tee so that tlie committee may learn how t he rights of the Chinese represen tatives were disregarded at the ne.u? ' oelegates broug.it w'th them a great deal of documentarv evidence, which will he placed at the disposal of the committee. Those in the delegation, which called upon Senator I.od-e. w. re. Chao-Chu u u. son c?f former Chinese Minister Wu ring 1-ang: J. H. Hsu, II. K Kung. and Secretary Wang, of the Chines.- leu i li'>n here. h peacio < o\(;iu:.vs wohhiki) 11% SI I A.VI t \<; A(.ITATIO\ IIV H AItWK K THOMPSON. I AitlS, July 21 ?Tlie tremendous on posltion in the L'nited States to the Shantung .settlement contained in the peace treaty is making its effect felt upon the peace congress. It may lead to a complete reconsideration of the whole subject. I he letter which Cencral Tasker n.lss wrote to President Wilson on tlie Miantung question at the time it was finally settled by the peace congress and which was indorsed by Secretarv of State l.ansing and Henry White, was not a protest in the accepted sense of that term, it was learned on the high est authority today, but was in he na ?irr a ,ncmol"andum, for which Mr. \\ ilson had asked. The text or pur port of this memorandum remains secret, hut no doubt exists in well.in formed quarters that its sense was u on"81 thC sou,cmcnt as Anally agreed diplomats here will not discuss the letter's cotnents. but prefer to wait for President Wilson to release the memorandum for publication if ho de sires to do so. Allien Wntcli Amerlen. Both British and French peace quar ters are watching with keen interes' the movement in the l'nited States against the .Shantung settlement, and wniie the general belief seems to he that the matter will he smoothed over somehow*, many peace oili.-ials realize that tlie controversy is not without danger to the relations between the United States and Japan. Meanwhile the dramatic stand taken t>.v tlie young Chinese diplomats here in refusing to sign the peace treatv without reservation is beginning to "2,v? ?? effect upon the minds of manv official here. At t lie time of the re fusal all minds were so preoccupied with other weighty ? matters that it was scarcely realized what it meant, but trte after view taken of it now together with die opposition reported from the i nited States, have forced the whole question to the foreground. I be belief prevails in diplomatic cir cles that the British view sympathet ically the opposition to the Shan tunc settlement in America, and some stu dents of Britain's foreign policv are quite frank to express the thought that iMiRlatif! would ho morr* than jrlm! to see the l'nited States "tackle" Japan t is a well-known fact that Japan' has practically wiped Itritish com merce off the Pacific Coast. Japs Inder.sell Itritish. Japan in many fields is underselling l-.iigland today, and she is far ahead of Kngland in point of commercial pre paration hi the Pacific that Kreat Brit ish firms are seriously alarmed I'.iu'.and, it U understood, is forced ? ,u'r i>re-war promises to Japan to agree to the Shantung s<M.I?,e?ta8 It stands. '?n tlie other iiand it is be ieved she would he g|;,,| m c,,t 0?, of the situation if she can do it grace fully. France is not seriously interested "i ?'?astern question at the pres ent time, the French public mind be ing absorbed by the Herman problem I he Ch.nese peace ortlcials are man ifestly pleased at tin- opposition in America to tlie Shantung settlement and are beginning to view tlie future of their case more hopefulllv Thev place strong reliance in their rela" tions with America and in the "open door" poll y so steadfastly championed by the United States. Accepts Col. A ii set IN lleslsnnt Ion. WASHINGTON', July 21.?The resig nation of Colonel Samuel T. Ansel), former acting judge advovcate general of ihe army, was accepted todav l? Secretary Baker. Colonel Ansclf has announced that he will continue, his light for a radical revision of the army court martial system. More Senators Called to Talk With Wilson w .Inly Ul.?The President, If reentered. will renew ,,,H tvitli Senator* lo niorrou by Miinunoiilnc In llir White IIoiinc Senators i:d?r, of Nrtv Jer sey!<?iimniiu?, of [own, unci (alder. ... * ??rk. On \\ ednewdny he will tnlk with .Sterling, of South Dakota; Mel.can, ?.f t oiuiectlcu t. and I'liRr, of Vermont. ,\ll *1* Sen ntors sl^nrd the "round robin." Senator NorrN, ?lio nnm t<i hove Iteen in tomorrow'* party. Kent it letter to the White limine declining; t? no. The Seiuitor l? part leu In r ly ?rounln 111> by th,. Mm||tn,,K lie refuxcN to make public liN letter of declination. Senator lieckliam. of Kenluiky. ttill speak tomorrow, iim ? i 11 Sena tor Me.Xary, of (lrrKon, the only lle ptililleiuiM who fa vnr rat I flea t ion "'"""?I Jiny rrHer?atiou. Senator ?lohntoti, of South Dakota, Ik also down for a Hpeecli. The in om I I inport nn t speech to morrow Mill !>?? hy Senator Monen. of ,.c,v . "tm pull I re, a member of thi; I- o reign lielatioiiH Committee. PRESIDENT SICK IN El, BDT M GET IIP TODAY Suffering From Severe Attack of Intestinal Trouble, Says His Physician. BL COMES ILL o\ POTOMAC Kngagcnients With Senators antl Ambassador to Italy Page Post pouetj?Condition Not Serious, but Dears Watching. WASHINGTON, .1 i, ly 21.?President VVi,s confined to hm bed prac tt?all> .ill day today by a severe at of intestinal trouble. He suf fered considerable pain and was com pelled. on i he orders of his physician, to cancel all appointments. The President is in a weakened con <? t.on tonight. Admiral Cary Grayson s Personal aid and physician, re ported. but be hopes to be able to resume his work tomorrow morning the l.!Sl:U3,ani01Ul,t of work which s inee ??u ^a? I,ad ori >?ls wiYi. ni a."riv.11 from Kruue.e. coupled recen11 v ^UB?f i.ty ot M,c leather her? ntl\. is believed by Dr. Grayson to have constituted the combination ol clrcti mstan.es which made him m div Vcry ,,ncomfortahle Oraysun said tonight. "but he Vi.J i. ie. ? b0 out tomorrow." iv .VL ?*?hlcnt wan taken sick short t'? he started on a (rip down the Potomac River on board the ya. lit i . fa> tlotver. and Immediately upon his return to tnc White House this morn ing he was ordered to bed. morn" Joda.v he was to have seen Sena tor:, Edge. Of .New Jersey; Norris of Nebraska; ( uniniiiis. of Iowa, and rai der. of New Vork. He was also ,,' ,?lve seen Thomas Nelson Page. Ame.-ictn ambassador to Italy; General W. R Haldcman of Kentucky, and Repre i 'Vl vc Ay res. of Kansas. Tins same appointment list, with he exception of Senator Norrils whe has declined to see the President, will >o on tomorrow, and the Preside, hope., to be able to fill his eugage riou'r lmTSi!,"nls con,ihion is not se , lo"-s. hut bears watching. it js the first break in liealth that he has had ? 'r, so,n'-' June. though earlv in his Tom RISING FLOOD WATER CAUSE GREAT DAMAGE TO CARGLINAS' CROPS i\o Prospert in Sight for Early Cessation of Continual Rains. OHARLOTTK, N. C., July "1 ?Dam ago amounting probably to hundreds of thousands of dollars has been wrought by flood waters upon crop Vwha? ru-e y* of, M,p Vadkin and Oat M.Ji. J rs wmaller streams in the I jedmont section of the Carolinas n'leM '? .,0l'Vr,s received here to night covering the area. h.^kWi "'a" ''struct ion of a few pub lic bridges over smaller streams re crop" r'7'VJi li"l? (la",;<Rf> except to ln? ,a nv,M' in Nor,h <"?'<? vlwiti. i 0 ""I"'"- roaches of the \adkm river were reported recedinc 0.1ay. though apparently these streams r"rolina1 W\in* 1 l,e <r"s? ?' So?Vh tiiJb. r ' u;ts no l?ro*Pect to which V,,v,''".y ees-s:"io" "f the rains . ?'V" h<Ien ?la,lv almost con tinuous for the past week. JAMKS It I \ I: It HAY KM \('ll Ki.oon sT.Alit: Tr K.SIM v. iiicsAiv!,',X?.T?.'V' Jn,y -?? Klooc! warn. ? ,nc,s J01 -1'1 rivers in North ('arolint iMi V. ^J,r?l>nn oast t?f (ho Blui* J ver? in v'r;""r :""1 for 1,10 James ;J,xei ,n >:rmiiia woro issuotl todn h.v the weather bureau. The rivers were ,.Xpe. ted to reach flood stage tonight or tomorrow. J?.\ N'I'KB JVATH" sTiko STRRVMS i VIII-, API'ltOAIIIIV,; rilKSTS t'OIXMRIA, S. C. July 21.?All rivers of the San tee water shed in South <'aro'. Ilia, swollen out of their banks bv the heavy and continuous rains of the '?'rests ?t'odiiyfS' i,r? "PProaching t heir th'i!"' the.V'. in ",i!' "O'tion report ii.-! Ir,, ,r,Hns iU ? runnin j, but slight off schedule, due to "slow orders I he high water mark of the rivers of the Sautee watershed is that of the \\aterce at Camden, which is approaching a crest of .tr, fro, .seahoar.l \j:- |,lno H:,iJr0ad bridge there, which went down in the t o |?; flood, is reported safe and in no immedi ate danger Reports from various sec tions of the stale say that there has t <1 a mage to cotton and corn. SOCIALISTS ARE DISPERSED ?"""siz? >::'wzirPo?vj"' >? troop Iletnchnirnf, ,. |. i,, f"y Associated Press.) 1. July I.?Independent So cialists attempted to form a <rn,h? Ing In the Lustgnrten at 2 o'clock this rp The incident was the emme or t:onal reports throughout the citv bit order was maintained. *' 1 Sends Note to Lodge Seek ing Permission to Select ? Delegate. MOVE OPPOSED BY KNOX AND OTHER REPUBLICANS Claim Wilson Cannot Act Until Treaty Is Ratified by Senators. N II'LfAMS ATTACKS OPPONENTS ^Jississippfan Says Foes of Pact Are luklnK 1 uroly Partisan Stand on Question. \vv Mi/v"V Aflvo< l-?tr,| Press.) ; R.i.t.on. A nerl an1'10 ProWeM ?f ^ovlslohil Senitl a >t i re,,re8cnla??n. Pending: tnato action on the treaty, on the n ?rnational commissions to be set ud under the treaty terms. UP a 'u-Vu^'u, "?* point':i? Jrc's lo t i m, >U,'h reprcaentaUon. the to rr. | , ?'Otter to I.odtfc. Lod". /offo'w.*"' " '? Chairman My Dear Senator: tioi7hwm, 8rrh? 8?me lhin'^ in C?nnec lon with the cxecuu.oit of the treatv of peace which can hardly uwaitthe i ?in ? 1>1C Several governments r ?V!? TOU'tft Hct with regard to the ratification of the treaty, and the chief ot these Is the functioning of the re paration commission. it is of such hi f- iC<I tl? lhe busincss Interests of the Limed Mates as well as to the Mvit *?h wir J vv.l,,c'h vve ure associated that the_ United Mates should be re I resentcu on that commission, and re presenten now while the work of the conimiss.oii is taking shape, that I am taking the liberty of writing to ask u } on will not be kind enough to consult tne Committee on foreign Re lat.ons with regard to the particular appointment, and say to them that I would very much appreciate their ap jiioval of my appointing provisionally a representative of the United States to act upon the reparations commis sion. "Very sincerely vours, "WOODHOW WILSON*." Hirut-h Is .Mentioned. It is understood in official circles that President Wilson intends to ap point Bernard M. liaruch. of New York, as the American representative on the reparations commission. Hurl tiff the war Mr. Baruch was chairman of tlie war industries board, and he aided at Paris in working out the reparations and economic clauses of the treaty. Afier an hour's discussion, during vhlch Chairman Lodge and others ob jected that the committee had not Power to give such assent prior to the treaty's ratification. It was decided to postpone a decision until tomorrow. Senator Knox. Republican, of Penn sylvania. proposed that the committee declare that neither it nor the Presi dent could carry out any treaty provi sions while the treaty was ppnding. The substitute resolution offered by Senator Knox today would declaro "that it is the judgment of the com mittee that until the treaty is ratified no power exists either in the Presi dent or in Congress to execute any of the provisions proposed in the treaty either provisionally or otherwise." Treaty Debate Continue*. The league of nations occupied moat' of the time during Senate debate, Senators Pomerene, Ohio, and Harri son. Mississippi. Democrats, urging its acceptance. Senator Pomerene ana lyzed the covenant in a constitutional argument and declared quick accept ance of the treaty was the only course consistent with the nation's respon sibilities to the world. Senator Har rison bitterly attacked Republican leaders opposing the treaty, declar ing their opposition really was based on political and personal antagonism to President Wilson. During the day the Shantung setr (lenient also got before the Senate again, Sutoiior Williams, Democrat, Mississippi, charging that opposition Senators had misrepresented the facts in the case. Denials were made by Senator Lodge and Senator Borah, Republican. Idaho. 1 Senator Williams charged that th? Republicans in recent addresses had submitted erroneous statistics regard ing Shantung, but both Senators de nied this, and Mr. Lodge reiterated that while Japan secured territorial control only over Shantung ports, the t?erman railroad and other concessions transferred gave her practical coi. 'rol over the entire province. Itorah >lakett Denial. The Idaho Senator asserted that the practical effect of the Shantung pro visions was to deliver both political and economic sovereignty over the province to Japan. Referring to Senator Borah's recent statement that financial interests fav ored the treaty. Senator Williams de clared that some times the "monev power" was right, adding tha; "If their interest is selfish. I thank God they are contributing to th? peace of the world.** Demands for the regular order of erat. i olorado. closed the discussion, business by Senator Thomas. Demo THKATV WITH KHWCK MAY NOT 1110 PIT IIKKOItK SK.VATK . ,!!LJl *T1N MetiHATIf. vvn i (>:s>' ^u'y 21.?President 11 son has not yet set a date for his appearance before the Senate to pre nyl "n" pxP'ain the special trearv' sMia ?r,:tn.?e ,,,VJer whl,'h tl"> United Iha ^ hitnls itself to go immediately to the aid of I-ranee In the event of an unprovoked attack on France by Ger many. It Is understood his appearance to urge this treaty depends upon de rtehV>rw?tS 'k '"S"4 of nations fight. He probably will use the Trench pact as his excuse for addressing the He whenever he thinks that the moment has arrived for hlni to raak?