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icles on Woman's Page.
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69TH YEAR.
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RICHMOND, VA., MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 1919. -TEN PAGES
WKATUEK
?SHOWERS. PRICE, THREE CENTS
DELEGATIONS TO OPPOSE ROAD BILL AMENDMENTS
AMERICAN TROOPS RECALLED FROM MEXICAN SOIL
CITY MEN COMING
10 MAKE PROTEST j
AGAINST FEE ACT
Expect to Tell Senators in
dent Levy for "Feeders"
Grossly Unfair.
DECLARE MUNICIPALITIES
TAXED FOR COUNTY ROADS
Already Paying More Than
Share, Owing to Unequal
Assessment.
NORFOLK COT"N*CTTi STIRRKI)
After FT^aHnc From Senator Mathews
Derides to Send Out fall
for Cutnpaiipi.
Officials from several of the cities
r>f Virginia will arrive in Richmond
^thlB morninc to appear before S< n
ate committers If; opposition t-o the
proposed amendment to the highway
hill, diverting 5 cmts of the special
tax to county "feeder" ro;?f!s. Tiles'1
oflielals will join in the !:-lr against
vhat Is claimed to be a threat ened
discrimination again>t the cities ? '
favor of the coun'ies. It claimed
that th" est jes of Virginia ar- already
paving ??n iinfair proportion of til
State tans ow Inn t. tie ur ? : I ?1 as
sessment of property and that^t'is pro.
posed extra appropr ;a t son "f ? ? ' ti's to
the counties ,m crossly unfair and un
just, especially a* the ma;or p r; .
of it would have to lie paid t?V the
people residing in the i-ities.
Delegation from \orlolk.
A telegram front Norfolk rece ved
last night staterl that. Mayor Albert
1.. Hoper, City Manager <'. K. Ash
burner and Councilman Truxton would
compose the delegation whi< h tha' < i'v
will send to protest ugainst the pro^
posed amendment. .Senator C K.
Mathews. on Saturday, addressed a
special meeting of the Norfolk < ity
Council and after a full d.senssioti of
the situation In the General Assembly
It was decided to t-nnd the d" 1* na' i"i,
to Richmond and to :isk other cities
to Join in the campaign.
When the Senate convenes today tne
bill for a State hiBhway commission
\s*jil be read a second time. This
measure was up for its second reading
Friday, but when Senator Aubrey 1.
Strode'* .'notion for a recommittal ?-.tri??
up it was acreed to pass tile lull by
In order that opportunity mtKh*. be
(riven to offer amendments on the i*.r? ? r
of the Senate. It if certain that the
bill w II be earnestly d- bat. d and t
Is quite possible that various changes
w 111 be made.
Amendment* Are Iviprrtril.
A considerable number of S- nators
are bv no means satisfied with the
failure of the Roads and Internal Navi
gation Committee to ?. >r| i.rate it. I ?
bill an amendment allow, ng the re
opening roii'r* ?i.r? ;i?i>
made by the State Highway Cotn
missioner. This ?*rd tne n t only failed
of adoption ::i 11? ? ? < ? 'Tnmittee by .t tie
vote, and there is no question but ?h.it
It will be strongly pre.-.-ed :ti the Sen
ate There .?re also many Senators
who are said to believe that members
of the proposed highway commission
should be elected by the General As
sembly instead of beini; appointed by
the Governor as the pr>s<-ni bill pro
poses. It is expected that other
amendments will be pressed.
InrrrAM'il l.lcensr* Opliojfd.
While other committee meetings
will doubtless this afternoon follow
the meeting of the Senate, the most
important committee gathering will be
that it' the Senate Finance Committee
which meets at ^ o clock this evening
to hear the report of its subcommit
tee and take definite action in r. gard
to raising revenue. While there are
some Senators who think that this
session's revenue measures should be
limited to the general property tax
.and t-he increased automobile license
tax. there are others who favor raising
revenue from every possible source,
and particularly from increased income
taxes and increased merchants' license
lilTherc is a good deal of opposition
to in.-reusing the minimum tax on
merchants from J", to J15. Opponents
of this increase admit that it is a re
flection on the State that about half
of the merchants of Virginia only pay
this minimum tax. which is based on
sworn statements that their purchases
for the year have not exceeded 11.000.
At the same time they say that an
increased minimum tax will prevent
manv from going into the mercantile
business and thus limit competition
Thev also point out that in any event
the increased tax will be passed on
to the consumer and thus add to the
cost of living.
Judcewhlp rniicim This Week.
Indications are that a joint Demo
cratic. caucus of the General Assem
bly will be called early this week for
the nomination of a judge of the
Supreme Court of Appeals, to succeed
Judge Stafford C, Whittle. whose
resignation will take effect December
31. this year.
Delegate Dillard said on Friday be
fore leaving for his home that friends
of Judge 10. W. Saunders were con
sidering the advisability of circulating
a petition for the. caucus, so as to dis
pose of the matter at this session.
"We are ready for the caucus." Mr.
Dillard said, "but it is not certain that
we will take the initiative in having
it called. The situation was to have
been discussed here this afternoon, but
was not. We may circulate the petition
early next week. That, however, has
not been decided."
Fpon the constitutionality of hold
ing the election at this session there
are manv divergent opinions. Many
lawyers hold that it would be illecral,
since a vacancy in the court will not
actuallv exist until Judge Whittle has
relinquished his real on December XI.
Others say it would be plainly within
the law. ifor the reason thai the Gen
eral Assembly lu'.s been formally noti
fied that there would be a vacancy be
fore the Legislature will convene again.
No formal opinion has been handed
down bv the Attorney-General.
Besides Judge Saunders, the candi
dates are Judge Kobert G. Southall. of
Amelia; Judge Jesse F. West, of Wa
verly. and Judge Frank Christian, of
Lynchburg.
i I.e.leune at fluantleo.
pT WASHINGTON. August 24.?^Major
General John A. Lojeune, I'nited States
Marine Corps, who recently returned
from France, where he commanded the
Second Division, has been detailed to
command the marine base at Quant ico.
Va. General Dejeuno Is a native of
X<oulstana
/
Public Summons Posted
For Former Emperor
iRy Universal Service.)
KIM SSKI.S. AllKUst -I.?Thf fol
liitvlni; public HittiiniuiiM li:m lipcn
| posted IlirniiuhouI tin* ??II}"! I
"Tlir pcrmiiis niimcil lif low nrr
?iiiiiini^iril to appear in I'lmtntier
\o. s <>r Hip Court ?>f Appeal*. I'ai*
ni'c of Junlli'r, llrii.v<rN, mi October
14, IIHI?, hi S A. M.. lit be arraigned
J on I'lmrem of crime* committed In
I their name* durliiK Ihe l.rrman oe
i'itl?;i I ion of Iti-luiiiiu :
I. \\ 1111 ii in mil llolien/.oiiern, for
merly Is!lit; of l*ru*>>in rind tierninn
Hmpcrnr, at pn-nent r<**idinu at Ain
eroimen, Holland.
- t.eiifral Opfer. Iiintirrly com
miinilant of Toiirnnl, prenrat where
about* not known.
IS. I(upprei-ht. general la tlir <ii-r
niaii nrniv, present whereabout*
not knon n.
ASKS FOR LEGAL METHOD"
TO CATCH RENT BOOSTERS
Chairman of New York Committee
.Makes Request of Attorney
General for Plan.
I) E M A X D S A r A I K I) !?] A I.
Cliargo? That Demands of T.andlords
1>? Kosultiim in Widespread Suf
fering and Discontent in Tenemeiir
Soft ion.
(Ht fniv'rv:?! Stv!" >
NKW YORK, Augtitrt 21.?Nathan
Hirsch, rliairman of the Mayor's com
in;! toe on rent profiteering, has t-ent
!<i Attorney-General A. Mitchell Pal
mer a letter calling attention to the
?i? ? 0 for r<- rrtflial legislation by Con
ur> to meet the rent profiteering and
housing problem. The letter. made
public today by Mr. Hirsch. read in
part:
"As chairman of thr- Mayor's com
mittee on rent profiteering. 1 beg to
call your attention to our efforts to
< t it.Huh fair dealing between tenants
ami landlords, ati<i to curb the extor
tions of profit< <titin landlords of w hom,
unfortunately. 'here are many in New
Y"rk City and otii^r Atner: -an cities.
This evil is refilling tn widespre.nl
stiftering and discontent. i?ur otlpes
are thronged da.l> from morning i; 11
night. !.y di.-t ri.-h'-<l cat zens whose
reals have I e..M unjustifiably raised
60. T.'i and 100 i>er cent, ami who can
not bear this burden. In many rases
we obtain concessions from the land
lord' a rel bring about reasonable ad
Jjs-tmetits I y moral pressure; but when
profiteering landlord is recalcitrant,
we have n<> legal means of bringing
liltii to terms. If he insists upon 'X
pinning the necessities of the people,
due :c> a scarcity of houses, we are
jowerb s prevent hlin from doing
laws are inadequate to deal
with tl::s situation. What are we to
?i ?'? V
".More .*?? ii more the storm of gen
eral Indignation is rising; we hear the
muttering* every ,j.ty. n ,? j,ne lo
say these e\ Is will correct themselves.
Tl . \ are t ot correcting themselves.
< ?!, the contrary.
i?eli*-\ii;ij that this problem is one
??f national as well as local import
ance. ] apjieal to you for information
on two points:
"I. Are there existing laws that will
restrain and punish rem profiteers?
If m/\ what steps should be
taken to sec tire such laws?
I need :;.it add that 1 entirely sup
port tlie President In his remarks be
fore ' oner. on August . on the suh
je.-t of profiteer,.. i',iu tj?. question
is what can we <lo about it? What
pract ie.ii steps can be taken? How
can wo relieve the increasing angrv
tension in the public mind and bring
justice to thousands of selfish land
lords
RED CROSS CAMPAIGN
IS ANNOUNCED FOR
WEEK OF NOVEMBER 2
American People Will Then lie
Asked to Renew Their
Memberships.
rny Associated Prrj.O
WASHINGTON. August 1.?An out
line of the peace-time program of the
? -American lied Cross was made today
j following the announcement, of the
| third roll call, to be held from Novem
ber 2 to li, when the American people
will be asked to renew their member
ship for lfO) and contribute $15,000,000
?or the future work of the organiza
tion.
Foremost among the activities dur
ing the coining year will be the nation
wide activity for the promotion of
public health, a vigorous campaign for
tlie country's! nursing resources, the
broadening of lied <'ross home service,
increased Junior lied Cross activities,
extension of Red I'ross facilities for
emergency disaster re ief. completion
of r. lief measures tor the sufferers
from the war .n this country and over
seas. and preparation to fulfill what
ever duties may be laid upon it as the
official volunteer relief society author
ized !?> assist the army and navy.
WILL PAY $81.75 FOR EACH
MAN SHIPPED OVERSEAS
Secretary linker Approve* Agreement
Which (lives lOngl'mil Half of
Amount Asked.
IRy Assoeiate<l Pros.- I
I WASHINGTON, August LM.?For each
i man transported overseas in British
! vessels, the United States government
will pay Great Britain 3?1.75 under
| an agreement reached between Briga
dier-General Frank T. ilines, director
of transportation in the War Depart
ment, an<| Bor.l Beading, representing
j the British government.
Secretary Baker, it was learned to
day. has approved the agreement,
1 which fixes a price a little more than
! half that tentatively put forward by
the British at the beginning of the
1 negotiations.
The total cost of the British tonnage
used in troop transportation is esti
mated at $n 3,757,250, the, number of
men carried having been 1.027,000.
Similar negotiations are in progress
with the French and other govern
ments.
Don't Move It.
If you have somo useful but un
used article around Ihe ho se, don't
movo it?sell It thru a Want Ad.
l'hono Randolph 1.
Much Speculation Is Being In
dulged In as to Future
Course.
SEVERAL PLANS ARE OPEN
President Can Send Delegation to
Paris to Reopen Peace
Negotiations.
fBv Associated rr^ss 1
WASHINGTON. August -1 ?How far
President \Vi!s -n may gr> i'1 his tight
f or unqualified Senate acceptance of
the [K-ac tr. a v. is a t of In
creasing spe -liitlon in otlicial and
diplomatic circles.
With the Kr-'ip of reservation Re
publicans ipp arently determined
write- their qua: ihcat ions of the league
of nations coven'int into the rat.h' a
t Ion its-lf. ?< nd wit), Republican ..-ad
. r- pr-di.'ing thai :h.- Senate wil
"o^1 ih"
treaty, an Interesting set of poaalblll
t??.? present iin -
' rh.-r?. h. s I?' I'll no authoritative ex
pression of tn- 1'r-sid. nt's probable
course should the tr?-a?y he r*'.urn< <1
to him v> ' h textual amendments or
rf>-?crvations writ1**!* ir.to t he ratitie.i
tioti. II,. told the !?" ireign Relations
' "i?!!)ini11? e Tu'-sd '>"? liowev ? r, t hat tie
would <? insider either method of quali
ty it ion as talit*imoilnt to reopening me
.t,.i r ions ? ?; !i Germany.
Should >i< :i ,im< nd:ni nts f,r reser
vations he inserted. therefore?an
. v. nt i ilitv whili Iniocrat ic Menale
r.-. deny . - likely, hut whn-h the
Republicans say is certain?tlie n?xt
move would l.e up to the president.
. at he wouid do is a question on
?a , ich those vv i o have talked vv '?h him
,1 u .-t'* hut i decision of what he
,,i be authorised to do under the
law and pre ed nts reveals a general
airreem'-ni that several courses vvuu.d
im; open.
I tiurHf1!! President y\ny Pursue.
Summed up. these discussions con
template th.tt he might take up the
? in- stioii of changes in the treaty of
diplomatic correspondence; return to
I-a: - ..nii ask that the pea .- ? onfer
i.. reassembled for negotiation
of a new treaty; send a new delegation
in r-.oi'vn negotiations, or pocket the
i realv and refuse to proceed further
unless the Senate recede from its posl
! tlon.
it is known that the alternative of an
exchange of diplomat ? ii 'tes with the
principal powers lias been suggested
Ill-- IT. .-. lent as the most feasible
by liepubliein Senator*. who have told
h'itn that the treaty n-v,.r could be
ratified as it stands. The as.-ent or
tlx* smaller nations, the Senators nf
sertod, would ho obtained easily once
the other members of thti five principal
p i.wrs have luiesced. 1' is pointed
out that the mi stion < f a reservation
i.. tie Colo ml i'.n treatj now is under
-i.-oti.it ion hv that method.
Tne jjos- I'ility of Mr. Wilson's re
turn to Pari.- to straighten out the
points raised by any Senate qualifica
tion.- is or.? which s ?u\. Senators say
would he entirely in !in> with his
course thus far in tie peace settle
ment.
To ?enJ an entirely new set of p^ace
deleirites a'.so would be admittedly
w.rhin the President's power, and in
that connection Republican Senators
f r?-< j uen:. :? have menti >ned Senator
H;tehcock's statement that the Presi
dent laughingly suggested Senators
l.odge and Ka- possible selections
to negotiate a new treaty should the
present one he amended
>!ny t'oiillmie in llcndlock.
That the President might permit the
negotiations to statu! in a deadlock
by declining to like up with other
governments any changes suggested
by the Senate involves perhaps the
most int. i ' sting possibilities ot all.
Administration leader.- repeatedly
have de.'inred that the President alone
was charged with the negotiation of
treaties, ami that the whole history <>f
treaty-making showed ;.?? could halt
any such negotiations at any step he
desired prior to the exchange of ratifi
cations. The Senate, these leaders
i have asserted, wotil i be absolutely
powerless to interfere, its authority
under the Constitution being limited
to giving advice and consent to the
acts of the executive.
In that connection many precedents
have been cited, in? Aiding one as late
as President Tiffs administration,
when Mr. Taft. dissatisfied with the
Senate's tniendnient of a treaty he
had presented for ratification, washed
his band.- of the negotiations and let
tlie treaty die.
Should President Wilson adopt that
course anil then appeal to the count . >.
Kepublican Senators say. the Senate
would adopt a resolution declaring tne
war at an end and proceed to enact
' such legislation as seemed necessary
| to restore a complete peace mmn
1 Whether such a resolution would re
i quire the President s signature is a
disputed question, however, and M .
1 Wilson is known to object strongly to
any such method of ending the war.
FLAN WIRELESS TELEPHONE
CONNECTING ENTIRE WORLD
Kxpeet to Talk to \wsiralinn Points
Within Next Two Hundred
I >n > s.
(By I'm versa l Service )
I ON*PON. August 21 -'The next few
vears sliou d see the establishment of
!, wireless telephone system enabling
hmidon to tk to any part of the
world for three minutes at a maximum
cost of one pound i $?"?>." the I-.vcn
ing News quotes Sir clodfrey Isaacs,
manager of tlie Marconi Wireless
panv. as saving, "provided the gov
ernment's re-1 tape does not strangle
us. If it does it might easily take _'?<)
vears beforo the wireless telephone can
"be used just like the cable. But if the
government does not detei us. ?u
gives us everv opportunity to develop
the svstem. there is a possibility tha1
we shall be able to talk with Australia
; withing 200 days."
! SENATOR MARTIN'S CONDITION
Report Indlente.s i'lini lie Will I.enve
llospitnl tills Week for His
lloine in Scottsvllle.
I By AssoelH'ed i'Te-i*:.!
WlNf'HHSTKll. VA.. August 24.?
The condition of United States Senator
Thomas S. Martin, of Virginia, who is
being treated at a i *ha riot tei.ville hos
pital. is such that his physician ex
pects hft will be able to leave the In
stitution this week. , , .
The Senator plans to go to his home
at Scottsville. Va.. and hn? been as
I surod his health will permit hlin to
I return to his work In Washington
some time this fail.
JELL HUNGARIANS I
JOSEPH MUST QUIT
I
Supreme Council Sends Sharp
Note Outlining Its
Attitude.
DENIED ECONOMIC SUPPORT
Consider Archduke in Power a
Member of Hapsburg
Family.
fHy A*50Cla;?vl Fr*?* 1
PARIS. A u trust 24.?The supreme
ciiini 1 Iris .sent the following note to
til. Hungarian government, in which
iiimouncf.'inent was made that the
council would have no dealings with
,i government headed l>y Archduke
Joseph or any other member of Llie
Hi (is burg family:
"The allied and associated powers
have been further considering infor
mation derived from our reports and
from other .sources as to recent events
hi Htidapest. Their conclusions are as
follows.
"They are most anxious to conclude
i lurable p.--ace with the Hungarian
people, but they feel that this cannot
he done while the present Hungarian
government is in power. That govern
ment came into existence not by the
will of the. people, but by a coup d'etat
carried out by a small body of police
under the protection of a foreign army.
Fciir World Will Suiter.
"It had at its head a member of the
house of Hapsburg whose policies and
actions w<ic largel> responsible for
the calamities under which the world
is suffering and will long suffer. A
e negotiated by such government
is not likely to be lasting; nor can the
i allied and associated governments
give th- economic support which Hun
gary needs.
"In its reply that Archduke Joseph
is prepared, "before approaching the
allied and associated governments to
t submit his claim to the test of popu
lar elections, we must reply that this
procedure cannot be satisfactory if the
election is to be carried out under the
auspices of an administration which
the archduke himself controls.
mmeiiltlCM Mont Serious.
"The ditliculties in the way of ob
taining by election a faithful re
tlection of the popular will are in the
present unhappy state o? Hungary
i most serious. They would be over
whelming if an election were carried
out under Hapsburg influences. Kv-n
if an assembly elected under such cir
cumstances were really representative,
no one .would think so.
i "In the Interest. therefore, of
European peace the allied and asso
ciated governments mean to insist that
the present claimant to the leadership
of the Huir--ari.in state should resign,
and that a government in which all
(i.irties are represented should appeal
to the Hungarian people.
"The allied and associated powers
would be prepared to negotiate with
an v government which possessed the
confidence of an assembly so elected."
The note was signed by Premier
Clemenceau.
SEVENTEEN ARE HURT
AS EXCURSION TRAINS
CRASH; ONE IS KILLED
Party Hound for Atlantic City
.iloots With Accident at
El wood, A. J.
(By Universal Service.)
EL WOOl >. X. J.. August 24.?One
man was instantly killed today an*l sev
enteen persons were injured, three se
riously, when two Pennsylvania Kail
road t xcursion trains of the Washing
ton- Haltimore-Atlantic City route were
! in collision here. <'tie train, traveling
at high speed, crashcl into the rear of
another standing at the station. Ode
Walton, twenty-four, of Washington,
was killed.
The injured were taken to Atlantic
City, but only three were so seriously
: hurt as to require hospital treatment.
They were Miss J. Cuddidy, twenty,
and George Seitz. thirty, both of Wash
ington, and Ralph Town send, the en
gineer of the moving train. The latter
had several ribs broken, his right hip
was crushed and he suffered internal
injuries, which, surgeons said, might
cause his death. Railroad otlicials are
investigating the accident.
STEAMER LORD DOWNSHIRE
RUNS DOWN FISHING CRAFT
SI* of Crrw Reported l,o*( Following
Crn.sh inn Miles nil' .Nmn
Scot In Const.
(By Universal Service.)
j HAI.IKAX, X. S.. August 24?The
: steamer l.ord !>ownshire crashed into
. the Tishii' : scliooi'er l-'r-io es 1 Ho ml'-s
off the Nova Scotia coast, last night,
and sent her to the bottom wun six. ot
lo r crew, according to word received
today.
Thick fog prevailed when the bow ot
the steamer plowed through the small
er cr.i-f t and ripped her almost in
twain.
The Frances carried a crew of twen
ty. All were thrown struggling into
the water. Their vessel sank within
| a few minutes after the collision.
I The Lord Pownshiro checked her
I progress as soon as possible and
i launched bouts They picked up four
! teen men. but Captain Pereival Koss.
! his son. Ainsby Ross, and four others
: perished. The steamer is proceeding
| to Halifax with the survivors.
U. S. SELLS RICHMOND
Stennier Xnmed For Till* City \\ III IJe
Scrapped for .Metul After Mak
ing Iteeord.
(Bv Associated Press I
WASH IXC,Ti?X, August 24.?The U.
I S. S. Richmond, built at Xorfolk in
! 1 stlo, named for Richmond, Va., and
j which won distinction as being the
? tirst'warship to utill/.e camouflage, has
I been sold by the government, and will
j be scrapped for metal. As a unit of
| Farragut's fleet during the War Re
tween the States, the Richmond was
smeared with mud as a camouflage at
Southwest Pass in ISfiii In the expedi
tion to open up the Mississippi.
The Richmond participated In the
attack on New Orleans, and later in
the battle of Mobile Bay. In recent
years the vessel has been used as a
receiving ship at the Norfolk Xavy
Yard. Philadelphia scrap dealers pur
chased her from tho government, and
will dismantle her.
}
OF SATISFYING U. S.
)
Leading* Cabinet Member
Says High Officials Study
Situation Closely.
THINK REASONABLE PACT
WILL BE FINAL RESULT
Expect to Guarantee Foreigners
and Foreign Interests in
Republic.
NATION'S DIOIJT HIT $500,000,000
Secretary of Treasury Stresses Neces
sity of Reciprocal Border Service
and Indemnifications.
A"n''lato.| Pr?ss.)
? ? <'ITV. August 21.?The
. ?M*x noverimieii! ofticia Is
nuik">x ?? ?Ios? study ,,r the prln
. Points at issue between the Moxi
aMf| Ampr'can governments with
v-iti.f nf re*"}U"e arrangements
satisfactory to the C nito<l States with
' ?! "tipairment of .Mcxica,, nation |
interests and Mexican sovereigns ac
cording to declarations made SatuVdav
niBlit bv Luis <-?
.!.? t. ' era, .Secretary of
?he Treasury, and one of the leading
members of the Cabinet B
These points as contained Jr. a
:jri,ur i i "K
Kxl'?n'?. Point*.
" ithin three or fnur- .1. .1
1 mental renreeent. tiVi for^hM govern
ftions of tho ?oero-;!v Jh? Uc,
of an Indirect repi v L " ri. ,80n,ewliat
Administration v 0 1, . i. * of tho
mating ,ha, cai,j ?t ?'/? 'H,,M int|
necessary prelimiimrv , Kes Woro il
!..???,.Vii^pSbK'"* th?
reoerui">\XtfiM|Ur;;r Th^r'T *?'d MerG
Senate regarding M vi "I!?d States
Cabrera asslrt'ef UrT^Vn^.f'r'"' s"?<""
item, Mexico's oil.-.,.' ,nc|uding every
in with mou.ooo.mu." coulu be "auJ
Kotimat,. of ijr|?w>
exac?"f'i^urls shon'l v he sin'"!'* and
?a follow":8 ?"'d "i**" rou'ehiy
fro'n, ?h* 5?>?"?
uoM.r.oo pesos '^volutions, &o.
! interests
utilities, ir,' , mm o 'I'"1 ol"?*r !?"?>
I h,,a.rUk'r of l.'Hi'S, ,lu
half a billion doll-.."-- t 1 t'-sos- ?r a
he 1 ween the rede ,liv'?'ed
nionov, inter. <1 .. lllMl'til>n of paiier
i&si?r
v?-vni'i',rr,!L 'iV.'. 1r,i ?'" "v" i?, -
Leon Salinas Subse. r , f,"eiK tiers,
merce and Indus .v . . '0' r">?
|r'Kht of the lunsti^'V';1-'', Said: 'The
I almost unlimited .,,1 legislator is
!e?" when doling ?,^Ihfa"1"" ^ check
; banization bv ritrhts ?A ! Public r>?? ?
,Vate parties." by f'r'
?een cited are audic e n ! ,'o ,T h havv
that when the ; ? 0 demonstrate
'as considered ,t of i!!?n 1 '^Islator
to enact anv law ,.r ! al interest
| he has done Su retroactive effect
ov.or a''Quired ri'-hfa ?-le s l*as?ed
which have heen saiieru. >ears
rights inherent <?<l almost as
; f,,"fl?mental question is"; 1 ? 1 ile on,-v
i public interest ,C". t,'s: Is the
1 !Way'";z -k":
'n Part? the' lep.u' er^^0,88- and
iag-Wh'i ^^lS^tp^':Vh!^
! '??'n.'nMnior;V!V/'V.V7;U',n,lI I'"'' '"^^iean
document Article vv'vi? 1 *'T in
x'xv,rsurrL .????' se
I attacking as onrislvu ory'. int0rcsts ?re
wgf ^ ELD^R morgan
left ESTATE OF $3,000,000
I 5-?
' >11111 Oniifcliter.
t Rv fiiivfr?!.| Servlee *
J.y:'n.n, \mV.,sAUsVster rf*' M" v
SinpTo,ni,nr^--nM?
: ^ 'v'is'-'runit ?.;.oon.non. ?SU'?
/minister. .Mrs 'iIim-'h's-' fon!,or Cabinet
, $2r,ft.?00; her dauKhtor n"in,",aY
jnnd a valuable collection t \*
;"ifl ' h na ? lmn ot '-'ees. f;,?s
! Ourns' I." rHen^Jarp\\"I'?*? Mrs
land furniture. " *' motor f.irs
i l"nder the will of the l-n? i r.,
Morgan. Mrs. liiirti-, W, ? ? PiprI>onf
I fund of J3.tH?n.f,oo Vo" l^VJ''"'"""er..^1
' illv > 11? >sn11a 1 in i ' w o c.iildroji
I 5-.V.0O0. and I here :l^ZnvT^'^
t be<juests. "ian> minor
TWO DIE IN AUTO WRECK
(?rffnshoro (''nrinor 1* iv< ? ? <
Jnll on Chance of Murder" Ko|""<V
lo?vi,,R Areldent.
i ? nrpv'm - As-iocla led Prejw.l
<? H IvK.NSM( )j{() N- .
Mrs. Mamie tLovVlI iir? i ?l,s ~ ' ?
. and Mrs. I vo Shell'v 1(0rly'fo?r- '
are dead; Shuhe i," "m.,1 .seventy,
farmer of this rou'niv i? e,derlv
the Cullford Counts it i ".'>rlsoner tM
murder and with drivVnir KO(l xv"l?l
?>ile while intovie. tL? automo
l.oyall's husb in<1? JeKse u ^ A,' ?
,t"1n'^nKrn-y,'a'r-"l'i "??
r?X-!p}%&S'fgrxi?x i1,",:
was ^rldVnfr! ''and ' which '' '\!\ / h,> '""'v
driving, iurned turtle? A"thony was.
, n,
Rrltlsh transports are arrlvMiio
on the Murmansk coast with troonV
and munitions. it Isstated i??.P
atest advices that t^ce 2,
troopa aro arriving as aro departing.
No Answer Received
by Carranza from U. S.
' 1 i>? Universal Service.)
Mi:\l<o I ITV. \iiKiiHt Sil.? No
Iiii? jet !????*it rprrlvrd from
l In* I illl<-il Siiiic* iti President I or
rnn/n's iiulr protesting ngiiln.st the
rni**iiiK of (lie border li.v \mcrlcnii
troops, ii iwii sinli'il nt < nrrnii/n'*
own ollii-r loilny.
I'ri\n(i< ro|iinK nro to the effect
? hn t \ iiicrlcmi fiiri'i's I'lii'iuiipnl ni
('arriir.nl curly (Ills morning;, which
In Ihc Mime piiicc u lirrp tlic first
|ilinili\c c v pcil 11 inn. cottiimiiidcil liy
(?I'licrnl Pershing, fought Mcvicnn*.
lacncrnl \l\nro llliri'Koii, cnniii
dntc lor ihc presidency, telegraphed
to President I iirriiii/.n tlii.H nttcr
noon expressing tiic hope tlint the
dllVcrciice.s Iicturni Mexico nml Ihc
I nitcti Stnti'H will lie mnlcnhly set
tleil. (?ciicrnl OlircKon milled ihnt
in I'linc no such fricii?l|\ iuljii.itment
?'?'In l?c arranged, he 1* ready to re
turn to nctivc Ncri ice mid "go
wherever tlie gn\ eminent order*
me to defend my fnthci'lniiii."
BAKER OPPOSES CHANGES
III COURTS-MARTIAL ACT
Hacks I'p View of Cimoral Krrnan
That It Is Aponry to Maintain
Discipline,
IIKAK KKPOKTS OK OI-FlCllRSl
Mure Than Malt' of Tlinn (?nve
Hearty Approval to System Now in
Cicnoral I" so in Operating Army
Forces.
IRv .V |si t ?1 I'rosx 1
WASH IXGTOX. August -1.? In ap
proving the report submitted to him
by Ma jor-General Francis J. Kernan.
head of the special War Department
board on courts-martial and their pro
cedure. Secretary I taker today took
the ollicial stand tlt.it the present sys
tem should not be changed except in
minor details. Inforentially, the sec
retary upheld (.Sonera! Kernan's view
that "courts-martial have always been
agencies for creating and maintaining
tiie discipline of armies." rather than
j agencies for tin* "nice exempliiicaiioit
of technical rules of law."
The War Department board's report
! reflected the opinions of 22.*i ollicers
who were circularized. More than
| half of these gave hearty approval to
j the present system, forty-three con
j ilemnod it as basically wrong and the
remainder, a total of sixty-seven,
pointed out specific weaknesses which
they thought should be remedied.
I emporary ollicers were about oiiually
? divided for and against any changes.
The most serious defect in the exist
ing system, the report asserts, arises
'from "the lack of competent trial
j judge-advocates ami counsel," and as
a remedy it is recommended that de
j fense counsel lie appointed for each
general ami special court-martial, and
that special inducements he offered
young ollicers to study law in order
that they may he fitted for these and
other special duties.
Ii is noticeable," the report said,
"that officers who served with tight
i ing units are, as a class, favorable to
| tlie present articles; on the other
j hand, oflleers whose duties kept them
remote from the scenes of battle view
the system with a more critical eve.
and manifestly compare it with crimi
nal practice in the civil community
to the advantage of the latter."
rinp that the "sovereign
remedy proposed by the most pro
nounced critics Is 10 transfer adminis
tration to those who are lawvers first
and soldiers by courtesy only. General
Kernan expressed the oninion that this
would make ii Impossible for the com
mand to obtain among his troops tlie
necessary discipline to military suc
cess. which is the "first purpose of
; an army."
GOD IS CALLING WORLD
BACK TO HIM, SUNDAY
TELLS 13,000 PEOPLE
Says Thai Everything Today Is
Joke, From Marriage to
Divorce.
OCEA.V G^ wirx". MJ.r.Vl%Vt,st o, _
Him" isi.SalJi.,ni? t."ie V1'1" ,,ack~ lo
said tlie Rev. "Hilly" Sunday
lav 4'vITVi t1'1 Tabernacle to-'
lav Kveryt hing today is a j(,ke
Iron, marriage to divorce. Xatjonall
/.?i I ion ami infidelity |, tVe entered he
V-"i'o ,rs."t i"10IH'- I am opposed (o
?i Is he \ ism whether if comos in riirs
te'ri i'i"0'1 r101'' ,TI'? ^?n," '*
eilal. | . xpect to flu 1,1 f he Hods
heads"01 ' s,lovv 'heir damnable
i y hai1 nn audience of a I,out
' ? . . arsons. ,\ collection taken up
FORTY-THREE U. S. FLYERS
AWAIT STARTING SIGNAL
Kipcd I'rince of \\ hIcm W ill Start
Aerial ttnee I'limi Mincnljt
to 'i'ormito.
' 1'v I 'ill\ ? I Servf? . i
KOOSKVKI.T K| K|,|), MIXKOT,A. \
^.August :? I ? Ki.i , > - f h r ce American
a I rd in en ar. impaf ieniiv awaiting the
jumping oiT i >morrow morning in the
iirst international air Derby, in which
American ami Canadian livers arc to
coinpete for f|n,(kmi prize.
I in- Prince of Wales will give thfi
signal ai Kxhibition ?* it > . Toronto, for
the fourteen ? 'anailian flyers to start
for Hoosevei, l-ol.l s;,t?0
t ia, Uru'atlier-ticncrnl William Mitchell
is giving the \mericans their starting
?Mgnil f.I fly Toronto Manv of the
I'yers of ill., world war will com
pete In the u n: rj tie contest. I'nifed
I'.'Y'* from Colonel
. \ r 4 n : * aiiIUt now n to I ii'iitoiKints, aro
among the American entrants. (Mie of
the men who will tl\ from here is
Koluml I: life, t1 pilot of the I'urtlss
fdaue ni.uiufaefiirers, who recently, at
the record height of :t'?.Too feet, suf-I
fered the stoppage of Iiis motor, hut!
uiiidf,} his piano i?> O/irfh. An-'
other of the entrants, (Vipt.iin J M
Koote, former athlete of Chicago 1'tii
verslty and Dartmouth, will bear with
him a letter to the Prince of Wales
sent, by President Wilson.
Vesuvius Is tllowiiig ofY.
XAPI.KS, ITAI.Y. August -I.?The
Xa pies Vesuvius is in eruption, two
new craters on Mont Sonnna issuing
forth much lava.
Fighting lllood
A lot of discharged soldiers want
good positions Tell them what vou
htixe thru the \^ant Ads In this news
puper. Phone Kandolph 1.
X
Storm Obliterates Trail of
the Outlaws, Thus Halt
ing Chase.
FOUR BANDITS ARE SLAIN
AND NINE ARE CAPTURED
Latter Were Located in Coyame
Dance Hall by Carranza
Soldiers.
MOVING BACK TO BORDER
Decision to Eiul Searrli Comes
After Conference Between Chiefs
of Both Armies.
(By Associated Press 1
WASHINGTON, August "J 4.? With
drawal of ti?e American punitive expe
dition from Mexico was ordered by
Major-General Dickman. commander
of the Southern Department, it was
indicated tonight by Secretary Baker.
There had been a belief in ollicia.1 cii
i eles at ihe War Department through
I out all of the uay tnat the withdrawal
1 was imminent, but Secretary LS.iker
[ said ton i gilt he was witiiout oihcial
j liitormatson as to the return across
; me border. ,
The orders received by General Dick
I man from the departim ut, it is known,
wore so explicit Uiai instructions from
Washington were not needed to order
the wundrawal. The border com
mander was to organize a force cap
! able of being moved swiftly to tno
.scene of inc detention of Lieutenants
i *a vis and Peterson, the t wo army
aviators held tor ransom by bandits, to
capture or destroy the band and to
?Vicati up" thoroughly the section in
which tills and oilier isolated groups
of bandits have been operating. it
was presumed by olticiais tnat (gen
eral Dickman either considereu tnese
instructions to have been carried out
ur that the expedition was unable to
pick up turUier "hot trails."
The decision to withdraw the expe
dition, it was said, oihciaiiy was
wholly a military one, and was en
tirely outside the diplomatic questions
raised through iiling of h protest at
tne Stale Department by Mexican Am
bassador Bonlllaa.
.llnrchlnK In Italu.storni.
A telegram received tonight from
Maria. Mexas, said that 3uo .American
cavalry troops tonight were making
tneir way back to the Kio Uranuo
tnrough a driving rainstorm, alter ail
unsuccessful campaign begun last
Tuesday to overtake the. banuus who
captured and held for ransom l^ieuten
.111 is llaroul G. Peterson and i'aui it.
I Davis. They reached Kuidosa at &:.?o
lull lit.
Contact with Carranza sjldiers also
on the trail of tlie bandits unu a heavy ?
rain which wiped out the tresn trans
resulted in decision to abandon tne
chase. The Mexican Federals were en
countered last uignt by a scout patrol,
and, after a conference, army oihcers
decided lo abandon the pursuit uniil
tins morning, Meanwhile, tile lainnad
wipea out the trails of the bandits,
who were only a tevv hours ancau o?
: tlie Americans.
Return In Single Column.
The punitive expedition is return
ins in single column with Uut-o
i cavalry troops leading, pacK tr...us,
i machine-gun troops and otiier units
following. Two troops are acUiti; as
rear guard.
The six days below the border re
sulted hi tne killing of four baiuiils
by troops niid the death of one uy
macniiie-gun bullets troni an airplane.
?Nine bandits, said to be a part ui
lUnterias band, were captured at
Co.vanie in a uance hall by carranza.
soldiers.
Reports that Jesus Kenteria. leader
oi tlie bandits, had been kilted were
brought lo tile border toda>, but count
' not bo con tinned.
A message received from Major
Yancey latu today said: "Will reach
river tonight. Have supper for auo
ready."
Vancey. is commander of Ruidosa
station and will resume his command
| there.
Colonel Langhorne had hoped that
: the troops today would pick up the
' trail of the bandit band led by Jesus
i Kenteria and that it would be pos
sible to continue the pursuit until
i tomorrow at least.
Conference In lleld.
After a conference last night be
tween ollicers of the expeditionary
force. Major Yancey informed Colonel
l.anghorne that he thought the expe
dition had -a chance to lind the trails
j today.
Colonel Langhorne thereupon ordered
I him to proceed with the pursuit to
j day. If he failed to pick up the trail,
t Colon. 1 l.anghorne ordered, Vancey
! was to come out at the expiration of
a twenty-tour-hour limit, ending to
night. Failing to find the trails in
today's storm. Major Yancey started
the march out. '
'I'll o More Klyern l.ont.
Another American army airplane
bearing two lieutenants was missing
from Koyce Field tonight. Piloted by
lieutenant George K. Rice, with Lieu
tenant I" 1.. Bouquet as observer, the
plane left at daylight for Mexico to
reconnoiter for the punitive expedition.
It is feared the aviators became
confused or were lost in a driving rain
storm. Lieutenant-Colonel K. L. Roycc,
commander of Koyce Field, said he be
lieved the airmen probably landed on
tlio American side after losing their
way in the rain.
Ceneral Antonio Pruneda, Carranza
commander, who marched to Cuichillo
I'arado when American troops crossed
into Mexico, returned to Ojlnaga last
night and resumed his garrison there.
Connie Bengoechea. Mexican consul,
announced today General Pruneda
stated nine, instead of eight, bandits
were captured at Coyame by troop*
from chihuahua City under General
I Meguez.
PEAChToR M*R. MARSHALL
Ylce-l'realdent Appropriately Acknowl
edge* (Jlft Mmle by Went
Virginia (.rower.
I My Associated Pr*s?,l
WINCHKSTKR, V.V, August 24?In
acknowledgment of a gift of an ex
ceedingly large peach sent by Wilbur
H. Thomas, o.' MarUnsburg. W. Va., ?r>
Vice-President Marshall. Mr. Thoinan
has received a letter from Mr. Mar
shall saying:
"Senator Sutherland has handed me
your peach of a peach. I assume that
you sent It to me In the hope that
when I ate It. It would turn me Into
a peach of a Vice-Preaidtnt."

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