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AGAIN AFFIRMS ESPIONAGE ACT Right of Free Speech De fined in Opinion by Jus tice Holmes. CRY OF "FIRE" CITED Draft Obstructionists Must Serve Sentences of the Lower Tribunals. KSsenlial provtiions in both the ?*?p1>onage law and the Harrison anti narcotic law were upheld yeetarday by the I'nited States supreme Court, ? which met after a month'? rece?.?. In. upholding the constitutionality of j the enlistment section ot the espion age act. which makes it a crime to' n*a?t**uct enlistments, the court (acted adversely In the case of Kate Rich ards O'Hare, whose application for a review of her sentence to five years in ' the Jefferson . Mi??ourl> penitentiary! iv?? refused The defendant w?? charged with stating In a ?peav-h at Bowman. N. D., 'ha? "any per?on who enlisted In the armf- of the United States would be used as fertilizer." L??-a*r ??..-. ir""i In another case under the espionage law. the court affirmed decUions of lower court? which convicted Schenck and Elizabeth Ba?r, two members of the sociali?! party of Philadelphia, on <har^^ of distribution of literature to obat'i't enlistment. Th.? n?ht of free ?peech was the haajii?. of esala plea. In deciding the l'M:.iiielr+iri ease, the court pointed that the right of free ?peeech as aiu-armntL-ed in the first ameandment of ?"onstltutlon did not grant the un mlted right to do and way whatever a person pleaeed under all condition?. niuetratins: this point. Justice Holme? ?aid that while a man miKht shout "Are" all he pleased In the middle of a deserted forest, he could not legally do the same thing In a crowded theater. "When a nation is at war." Justice | Holme? declared, "many thing? that ? might be said In timed of peace are '? *uch a hindrance to Its effort that ? their utterance will not be endured ? a long a? men fight and that no j ????urt could regard them as protected | t/f any constitutional right." ?> I aaaol Treat -'Hope?." In decision? relative to the con ati tut i.analit y of the anti-narcotic law. the court held that: I'hysician? are prohibited from ?dmlniatering. to recognised dope riend?, excepr to effect a cure; Phyaician? must pre?cribe on arm? issued by internal revenue Ollector? and Druggist? can not ?ell narcotic? ?'xoept upon prescription. The decision? were E to 4. Chief .luetice White. Justier?? M.-Kenna. Ueynold? and Vandevanter dissent*, ing from the majority opinion read by Justice Day. By thi? d'Ti.i?!! the Supreme < 'ourt reversed decisions of lower court? which had knocked out ee ?entlal fe?ture? of the Harrison law. The lower courts held that those part? of the law prohibiting physf* ciane from administering to s drug addict except to aure him and fbrc ing physician? to prescribe drug? only on form? fumi.ihed by revenue .ollector? were an infringement on State police power?. The decision wa? in a case brought against C. T. Doremu?. a Texas physician. Vietate? Marri?? ?it. VT. S Webh. ;, doctor, was charged ?ith issuing prescription? 'to dope lend? in violation of trie Harrison law, ?nd Jacob Goldbraun] was charged with tilling ?uch prescription?. For want of jurisdiction the court dismissed the appeal of Abram L?. Sugarman. of St. Paul. Indicted ?nd convicted under ?ection ?, ot the es pionage ?act. .luatice rtrMideis read the mlln; that the -ourt could find no constitutional question raised in Ine ap?reai Sugarman was charged with ? making a speech In which he advised ntralnst registration Decision?; in other case? left pending at the adjournment ere expected. Among the pending case? is one In volving the appeal It EuKene V. Deli? from a conviction on (barges of vio '?stion of the espionage act. Sckuftz Receive? Foot Injury. William 7?*. Schultz, ?i. VF, Trini dad avenue northeast, was taken to Emergency Hospital yesterday after noon ?ufTerinr from a em-shed foot, ret-el-v-ed al ?ration purr/ber ?Oven of the American le?; Company, Georgia ?vsenue and Cnsjitir street. He was able to leave the hospital after heav ing his wound treated. Lecture on "Aeeriei'f N?ry." "Americ?'? Navy" an illustrated leeture, will be giren In the audi torium of the boys' department of Mat T. M. C. A. tomorrow evening. The slides have been lent by Daughters of the American Revolu tion. Calda r.?? Grtp aa? l?n?.?na. '.aVIATIV BROMO Q?IHINE latrisi? ra wmrrm tb? cata? Ther. ts only ?aa. "Braaaaao: Qauiairr.." E. W. liRuVg'a aisnstur. or. u?. ta-z. am-amr. W?l Play for Fund Hals ?radei??. DISTRICT LAGS IN SYRIAN FUND Less Than Fourth of $ 1 50, 000 Quota Raised?Mass Meeting Planned. Total figure? to date in the na tional campaign to rai?e $30.000,00? for the relief of tbe starving and autTering Armenian?, Per?ian? and Greek?, as announced by the na tional campaign committee, are more than $17.000.009. The Wash ington committee has started plan? for an intensive canvass ot the government departments *"fnd bu?i ne?s house? in order to ?well the ?mall total of the campaign for Washington. Which is now less than 25 per cent of the quota or ?ir.0.000. H>lg Oudenian. Armenian violin ist of note, will play at the mass meeting at Liberty Hut. tomorrow night, under the auspices of a committee of women prominent in Washington society. Gen. Mezrop Azgarpethian. formerly aide to the Shah of Persia, will be the princi pal speaker at the meeting. In 1913 he and his wife went to Ri*s ? ia and entered the service of the' Russian Red Cross. The musical program will be fea tured by the singing of Mrs. New ton D. Baker and the playing of the Marine Band. INQUIRY DELAYS BRITISH STRIKES u\ ?I- L Constitutional Action in voked to Settle Pi-esent Labor Troubles. Loudon. March ?.?Attempt to settle British labor trouble? by constitutional action rather than strike? besan to day. The newly-or. ated eoal industry com mission, which will investigate the mining situation, held its initial meet ing. Upon the report of this body, to be submitted March-Si. prohaLly will depend whether the nation-wide min ers' strike will go into, effect March L'_'. a? planned. The Jotnt national industrial com mit*??* will begin a ?erie? of meetings tomorrow In an effort to ascertain what is neees?ary to allay Industrial unrest These meetings are expected to continue through the month. Pending report? of these t*vo com mittees there appears to he little like lihood of any big ?trlke?. althongn the Railway Clerks* Association at a con ference In Birmingham has passed a resolution declaring that unless their demands are granted by noon, March Tl. -'drastic action will be taken." Capital and Surplue. $2.000,000. ?G 0 encourage thrift ?*? and economy, this big bank accepts depos its in any amount?p?vys the Same Rate of interest on ac counts, large and small. Are you saving for possible "rainy daysV National Savings & Trust Company Cor. 15th ?nd N. Y. Ave. ? nflT-atalrd Tear-_ DONT KEEP YOUR MONEY AT HOME It earn? no interest there. It is in constant clanger of being stolen, burned or spent. It cannot be mailed as safeiy as a check. Try a 2fc checking account or a 3% saving- ac cotmt at either of our convenient offices, Ninth and F er Seventeenth and G. Tbe Washington Loan and Trust Co. Capital, JOHN B. LARNER, $1.000.000 President. BANKINC TRUSTS REAL ESTATE D. A. R. ANNUA). STATE MEETING - ? Resolutions Adopted for Deceased Members?-Oflv cers Reports Received. The annual state meeting of thej District of Columbia D. A. R. wa? held yesterday afternoon In the midi torium of Memorial Continental Hall at 1 o'clock. Miss Hilda Fletcher, stiate regent, presided. Four members of the ?ociety repre sented the, organization at the funeral service? of Mr?, Lilian Pike Room., member and chapter repent, ye.terday afternoon. They were: Mr?. Amo? O. Drearer. Ml?? Mary I.. Conrad. Mr? M. J. MllllB?n and Ml.? Virginia. Miller. latter suitable resolution? were adopted on tho deaths of Mrs. Roome. Mis? Nina Brownell. vice repent of the Susan Riviere Hetxel chapter, and also Dr. Charles W. -Brown, who wa? clo?ely affiliated with the organiza tion. ^ ltess?i-4* ?f Male OMrer.. Reports of state officer? and a number of chapter regents were heard and the ?tate meeting re ce??ed at 5 o'clock to reconvene at 10 o'clock tomorrow. The ?tate conference of the same organl?ation was called tn order at ."> o'clock, at which time Mrs. How ard U Hodgklns and Mis? Jane?. Richard? were named as candidate? lor nomination for tlie office of vice president general, election? to. which will take place nt the na tional congress D. A. R . In April. Miss Richard? received the nomina tion from the District of Columbia. HOUSE WORKERS TO RETAIN JOBS Efficient Clerks to Remain Under G. 0. P., Says Mann. Miuority Leader Mann intimated last night that when the Republicano come into contro! of the House they may retain some af the efficient clerk-, who have been working for the pa**; e-crt years of a Democratic regime. The Illinois member? who will be the floor leader In the S?xty-?.xth Con ere-is. went further to cause joy to House employes, present and pros pective, by announcing- that he l>e lieved thr old policy of granting the attaches a month's extra pay at the end of the seasion would be restored. "I believe that ft is Kood business upon the part of this Hous? to main tain In the service those expert em ployes whose familiarity with proced ure and methods make*? them inval uable." he said. ? Mann chided th-? Democrats for abol ishing offices which they deemed un ne-cesaftry when they assumed control and tien in tffe-tjt re-eHtabUj-hini-; ihfsc ?offices through ?bonuses and extra com pensation for those perfoi-rning the duties. His speech indicated that the new control will r?-estaWish many of the offices which tn#* economical volley of tlie Democratic party wiped out. Thieves Loot Trank, Take Money, Lac? and Passport ? trunk belonging to Mrs. E. A. Jones. 1317 Kleventh ?treet northwe?t. wa? reported last night by her as halt ing been broken open and robbed of it? contenta ?ometlme during the past week. Included in the list of booty la $50 in cash, ? wo** piece? of Mexican lace, one black and the other white, valued at $."*! apiece, two piece? of homemade lace with the Initials "E. A. J." worth worth $20. some Insurance paper? and a pas-iport with her picture on it. HOUSE LEADERS RECEIVE GIFTS Legislation Is Suspended While Political Foes Prove Private Friendships. _ r legislativo action wrr n un landed in the Houee for one hour last night, while the leaders pinned verbal cut flowers Opon each other and accepted handsome silver gifts from the mem bers. Speaker Champ Clark. Cncle Joe Cannon, Minority leader -Mann and Majority leader Kitchiii. all came in for separat? ovations. Representative Olllett. albo figured In the demonstrations when he came forward to present Representative Sherley, retiring chairman of the Ap propriati-jna Committee, with a act of U. S. reports, an encylopedia, and a golii watch and chain. Irmni<in.'i4lr Beni to Clark. Minority leader Mann, after paying a beautiful tribute to the fairites? with which Speaker Champ Clark had presided, tendered the S peak er of the lluusr a gift of a tea and coffe? net and a magnificent lemonade bowl. The latter, he said, was in keeping with the spirit of the times. Speaker Clark In replying said that the tribute would be prized and used for lemonade until that wika taboo and then, if existing reforms contin ued, might be diverted into a re ceptacle for tea and finally Adam's ale. The House i-rlft of a chest of .silver was then presented to Rcpre jsentatlve Mann by the Speaker. < Kitehln Get? Tea Serv.-ee. Representative Fordney, who U ex p-ecu-d to be the new chairman .of the Waye and Meana Committee, then tendered representative Claude Kitchii* a silver tea service, the p?Vt of the House. The majority leader replied in an appropriate speech with a prediction that, two years hence, after the American people had aKf-h e-xprrssed their wisdom at the polls, he would officiate at ?iii.ilar exer eiaes for the retiring chairman .of the Ways and Means committee. Car Damaged Ruining Wild. An automobile belonging to J. E. Cammirk. 1446 Rhode Tslan-d ave nue, northwest, was badly damaged yesterday afternoon when thre? col ored hoys released the brake and let It run down the steep grade on Wyoming avenue. The car wa? parked in front of 1*2" Wyoming ftvenue? Ewild Schmidt Di?? by C*a. Ewald He), mult 5S. was found dead In his room on the top floor of 1123 Fifth street, with ga? flow ing from a heater. Coroner Nevitt issued a certificate of sulcid?'4. FORMS FEDERAL SHIPPING PLAN Hurley Completing Ar rangements for Govern ment Merchant Marine. Following hi? conference with Pres ident Wll?on. Edward X. Hurley, chairman of the Shipping Board yes terday began to put on parser hla policy for operation of government owned merchant ships. President Wilson will take to Par!? with htm the completed plan fol? u.e in connection with the work of thu Peace Conference. Mr. Hurley will ? make the plan public in a letter to Congre??. Some form of government control of the nation'? merchant marine Is expected to be the reault of Mr. Hur ley's recommendations', backed by the President. It is pointed out that this ? government, by a cent rallied control of American merchant ship?, could better meet foreign competition. In addition to vessels already built, thl? nation ha? 10,000.000 ton? under con struction or contracted for. an amount greater than the total loes of ton nage in the war. These ?hips would depreciate rapidly in value If thrown on the market for private purchase and the government would lose mil lion?. Mr. Hurley 1? confident that more than enough bu?lnes? to keep the en tire merchant tonnege of the country profitably employed for several years can be secured, and by that time, wrth world conditions stablll?ed. It will be possible to keep the fleet going. LUXEMBERG SETS UP REPUBLIC, SAYS REPORT Grand Duchess Charlotte Flees, as Did Her Sister. Pari?. March 3.?A report wa? re ceived here today that a republic has been proclaimed In l?uxemberg ?na that Grand Duche?? Charlotte had fled. An attempted revolution In Luxem burg several week? ago failed, largely because of the preaence of American troops. It reaulted. however. In the abdication of Grand Duchess Mane Adelaide, who wa? declared to be pro German. She waa succeeded by her ?l?ter. Charlotte OPEN NOSTRILS! END A COLtf OR CATARRH How to Get Relief When Head and Nose are Stuffed Up. j Count fift? ' Your cold in head or catarrh disappears. Your clogged nostril? will open, the air passages ? of your head will clear ani you can ? breathe freely. No more snuffling, hawking, mucous discharge, dryness or headache: n? struggling for breath at night. Get a ?mall botle of Ely's Cream Balm from your druggist and apply a little of thl? fragrant antiseptic creeun in your nostrils. It penetrates ! throagj, esery air .pa.??B.sre of the head. ! soothing'and'llCDlng the swollen or inn?mo8 rnuccn*? membrane, giving I you liistant relief. Mead colds and catarrh yield like magic. Don't ?tay stuffed-up and miserane. Relief I.? I sure?Adv. f Sealdszveet grapefruit three times a day j_*QUALLY good for breakfast, with lunch and at dinner. i^ Sealdsweet grapefruit will help you to conserve grains, meats, etc.?their health-giving qualities will make voti happier and stronger. They need no sugar and never should have much?many persons prefer them with salt. ''''Grapefruit most valuable of the fruits" states widely-known stomach specialist Dr. \Villiam Gerry Morgan, widely-known stomach spe cialist of Washington, said in an interview: "Grapefruit is the most valuable of all the fruits for the great majority of people. If properly eaten, grapefruit will ultimately reduce the acid contents of the stomach." Good dealers sell Sealdsweet grapefruit and give away Kitchen Calendar&f Chart i Orangetand Grapefruit; help you to keep well. " ?m\Jmfm_ _f_% Most good fruit dealer? sell Sealdsweet grapefruit. Yours can supply you and will if you insist that he do so. Ask ?our dealer for Sealdsweet Kitchen Calendar and Chart, and if he doesn't supply it, write us for one. ^ ^^m^ TiUPi V'. ?-?? i ^????.????*^ ^^*Z_m_m__ Tampa, Florida Cooperative, Son-Profit. Fruit Growers' Organization. SeaUdrwert ? ranges are ihr real thing-* buy them *l*o ?od enjoy their juicy ?wectncM and delicious ????.*-. ?Ij;-'*>;-*>;'.f.-?>.-'?.' W..1J.SLOANE BTABUSlffiD OVER 75 YEARS SPECIAL SALE 89,500 SQUARE YARDS LINOLEUM At Exceptional Reduction in Prices INLAID LINOLEUMS Formerly Sq. Yd 9,000 Yard? (12 Patterns) First Quality Inlaid $2 95 1.500 " ( 7 Patterns) Second Quality Inlaid 2.65 6,000 " (12 Patterns) Third Quality Inlaid 2.25 10,000 " (34 Pattern) Special Quality Inlaid 1.75 PLAIN LINOLEUMS 8.000 Yards 3-16 inch, Brown Battleship 8,000 15,000 10.000 6,000 7.000 3-16 inch. Green Battleship A Quality. Brown A Quality. Green ? Quality, Brown ? Quality Green S3 30 3.45 2.50 2.65 2.15 2.30 Sale Pnce Sq Yd $2.25 1.95 1.75 1.25 $2.65 2.75 1.95 2.10 1.65 1.75 CORK CARPET 9.000 Yards?First Quality in Tan. Green, Terra Cotta. S3 10 $2. 25 The goods o/fered in this sale will be delivered and laid at a future time, if desired I 1508 ? Street N. W. Maia 925 Tciepbonr G?? HTE*R*CTH A?il> ? ?TRKKTS >ORTH*' I *? ! UNMATCHED FOR CONVENIENCE Jse electricity and the household appliance- operated thereby. It in sures you comfort and convenience in all season* and saves you money. It is modern and clean in operation, efficient and satisfactory. Electric Cofftse Percolator $15.00 Electric Heating Pad S9.50 Electric Kettle $12.00 Electric Radiator ~? $8.00 Electric Household Iron t?? S5.50 . Four H?cat Electric Grill $9.50 Electric Curling Iron ??? r*?ab I aarli?? Ir??. ?3.7S < arila?? I r?aa A ( ??,,, 10 Per Cent Discount ?for Cash on Electric Toasters allowed during March to those presenting discount coupon secured from monthly electric lighting bill. Potomac Electric Power Co. ^L=14th and C Sts Phone M. 7260. Read THE WASHINGTON HERALD For All the New?.