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Tod<iy?Probably rain in morning. To
morrow?Fair and warmer. Highest tem
r-cri'.ure yesterday, 48; lowest, 38.
Herald advertniaf ??? ia March will
approximately double tKo?? of February
NO. 4327
one cent '?^e^-sle
League of Nations Charter Also Ready for
Council of Ten; Not to Delay Peace; Lord
Cecil Argues That Covenant Strengthens
Monroe Doctrine?Japanese Called at Cril
lon Yesterday Supposedly to Offer Amend
ment on Race Equality.
Parie. March 1?.?The speed-up
program of the Peace Conference
waa In full awing today.
Committee ?eaalon? ?nd the meet
in?; of the Supreme War Council
thia afternoon wer? expected to ac
fomphah appreciable progress In
drawing up the terma of the pre
liminary treaty with Germany.
The delegate? continued in their
belief that the treaty will be fully
eonrpleted by March 29. and will
probably be submitted to the Ger
mans three day? later. It wa? an
nounced today that Versailles has
been definitely selected as the sit?
for signing the treaty.
I.rasar'? Charter Heady.
Lord Cecil asserts the league's
charter is ready for the council of
ten at any moment and therefore will
not delay peace. Criticism her? is
relatively weak. Lord Cecil declare?
It Is concerned moetly with the phrase
ology raiher than the basic ideas.
Amendments to the covenant are ?till
I?ord Cecil argues, furthermore, that
the covenant strengthens the Monroe
doctrine rather than weakening it,
because nothing can be done without
unanimous decision, and furthermore,
he says, the league would not inter
fere with the Internal affairs of any
Far from being a hastily put-to
gether document, the covenant has
been repeatedly considered by the
British cabinet, even in Asqulth's
time as prime minister.
.lapasses? ?.roused.
The Japanese delegates called at th?
Crillon yesterday to inquire when the
league of nations commission, of
which President "Wilson is chairman,
?rill meet again It is supposed they
will then offer an amendment calling
for race equality. Dispatches from
Tokyo report public agitation tn Ja
pan on this subject, which may force
the Mikado's representatives to make
an etTort to obtain this clause.
It ia possible they will set theoreti
cal satisfaction In the form of a sol
emn enunciation et a general princi
pie, saving the fsce of Japanese pride,
but it is unlikely that Japan will
make her *nlhereijce to tha league ab
solutely dependent' upon this rao?
clause The question of religious
??TeaTlty Is closely related to-rectal ?
problem?. At the time the covenant '
??as dratted it was agreed to omit
Germany Paying Americans
For Food with Cash
?Angers Paris Editors.
Pari?. March 19.?French con
aervative organs are furious at see
ing Germany pay American and
British food merchants in cash be
fore paying France at least an In
stallment of the damages she has
wrought in the war. Says Jacgues
Bainvllle in the Royalist newspaper
Action Fran?aise:
"By playing the card of Bolshe
vism. Germany has succeeded in
getting food. Her resources in gold
and foreign credits go for eatables
? that much we are ahead of the
enemy.' we can hear Scheidemann
and Ranlzau say. The flrst German
indemnity thua vanishes into the
pockets of English and American
food dealers. German politics and
allied commercialism meet recip
rocal satisfaction. After a few more
deals of this sort what will remain
for usr*
The same note is sounded by the
clerical Echo De Paris, which re
grets that the allies allowed the
Germans to negotiate for food In
stead of telling them what they
must give and what they could have.
Mrs. Inch, of Ankle Fame,
Released But Dissatisfied.
New Yerk. March 19?'Some one
must pay for making me cry.'* said
Mr* Betty Inch, whose ankles are
famous, as she was released on J5.0OO
bail today, after the Jury disagreed
n her second trial on a charge of at
tempted extortion.
Mrs. Inch's attorney demanded that
?he be brought to trial for the third
time at once, so that her name may
be cleared of the charge of trying to
extract tao from Eugene P. Herr
man. millionaire automobile dealer.
Judge Davis said this was impossible.
Mrs. Inch declared It was ridicu
lous to assert that she would try to '
extort CIS from a millionaire, and
said she was a victim of persecution.
Wrote Wilson Letter,
Countess Under Arrest
rhica.ro. March 19 -Countess Aure
lia Bethlen. who said <l-c was a Hun
garian noblewoman and former lady
?n waiting to the Empress Elizabeth
of Austria, is under anest here tortay
on a charge of sending threatening
letters to President Wilson at Paris.
The ccuntess claimed she was cath
ering sociological data while wot king
a* a housekeeper at the home of a
? Y?ak? ia Siberia to Com? Home.
Lo? Angeles. Cal. March 19.?Amer
ican troops now in Siberia will be
withdrawn in the upring. Secretary of
War BakTr declar-d on hla arrival
here todav. The exact date is depend
ent upon weather conditions, he said.
such questions because It was fore
seen they would cause no end of de
? ???.? Participate.
For the flrst time In history wom
en have participated in peace ne
gotiations. A delegation of more
than forty. repre?entlng five na
tions, yesterday addressed the
peace committee on labor legisla
tion, which Is drawing up an eco
nomic and industrial program to
be carried out under the league of
Mrs. J. Borden Harriman and Mrs.
Juliet Barrett Hublee represented
the United States. There were also
delegates from Great Britain.
| France. Italy and Belgium. The
women presented a resolution in
| the name of "?everal million of
women." providing for the estab
lishment in each country of a com
mittee for female labor, composed
of competent women repreeentmg
tbe government, trades unions and
scientific and professional women.
Every scheme affecting women
workers would be submitted to these
committees for advice.
Samuel Gompers, chairman of the
committee, thanked the women, add
ing: "It is not our fault that you are
not sitting with u? now. We did not
appoint ourselves: wc were appointed.
And I. for one, think it Is to be re
gretted that we have not had the
benefit of your assistance and advice
during the three months we have
been working on these questions."
Greeks Capture Documents
Directing Massacre in
Aidin Province.
Pari?. March 19?Graek delegate?
have learned that the Turks recent?
ly laid plan? for a wholesale mas
sacre in tha Province of Aldln.
which 1* largely populated by
Greek?, it was announced today.
The plan? were revealed through
orders captured from the Turks
The flrst, dated February 25 and
signed by the commander of the
'Aidin gendarmery. reads:
"I call your attention to the at
titude of the Greek? toward Mus
sulmans. We must exterminate this
base, miserable nation."
AlUea Take Preeaattens.
The order declares that money and
arms have been distributed among
well-known comltadjls for tWs purpose
More is promised if the plans are car
ried out successfully. The order con
cludes with the instruction to "act
freely with women, regardless of their
A second order said:
"The Greeks may be expected to ex
press openly their sentiments for
Greece. Immediately each citizen Is
expected to do his duty and Join in a
general massscre. Each should kill
four or five Greeks. Oral Instructions
will be given as to the method of exe
cuting this order."
A? soon as the order? were seized
allied representative? took necessary
Pants Gone!
Says Hines
Should Pay
President of Texas Bank
Loses "Some" Clothing
In Sleeper.
Oklahoma City, Okla . March 19.
He blames Walker D. Hines.
J. L. Wilkin. president of the
Wilkin-Hale State Bank, returning
from Fort Worth. Texas, stirred,
rubbed his eye?, rolled over and
leached for his trousers.
The Pullman porter didn't know
either. The conductor shook his
head. So when Wilkin finished his
mile and a half of unusual travel
through Oklahoma City streets, he
was decidedly half suited. To cover
discrepancies and exposures, he
brought a JC.OOO suit. He says
Hines ought to pay even if he
didn't see the show.
Also he mentions a diamond stick
pin and other valuables that quit
him as cold as the pant?.
The ?uit Is pending In court here
Bolsheviki Force Enemy
To Evacuate Odessa
London, March 19?The Paris corre
spondent of the London Times said
today that he understands evacuation
of Odessa by anti-Bolshevik forces
has begun. The Soviet army was salj
to be within 15 miles of that city.
A dispatch from Hclsingfors said
the Bolsheviki claim the capture of
Derditchaff. a town in the province of
Kieff, 24 miles south of Zhitomir.
Brazil Entertains
U. S. Naval Officers
Rio de Janeiro, March 19.?Officers
of the American fleet were enter
tained at a ball and reception by the
Brazilian Naval Club here last
Another big reception for the men
of the fleet will be held at the
American Athletic Club March 22.
The fleet will soon return North.
Pledges Support
On D. C. Measures
President's Reception This
Time in Marked Contrast
To Former Visit.
Special Cakle t* The W aahlnsjloa
Pari?. March 19.?The President'?
European reception now marks a
complet* revolution In tbe aatltude
toward him by the constituted enveni
ment* and messe?.
In December the government? or
Europe and the government pre*?
were polite but not cordial, and the
masse? of Europe were enthualasttc
ln their cordiality; today the govern
ment? and the conservative pre** are
cordial to the point of ardor and the
social outlaw presa and Socialists are
hopeful. interested, but almost skep
tical. All the dtf-nataries of Franc?
welcomed the President at the station,
but the crowd did not come.
The Socialist? decided not to oppoae
the police and hold a demonstration
aa they wlthed. The reason for thia
revolution In ?attitude between De
cember and Mm'rch is found in the
conviction of French official circles
that :' Franco falls to get tbe league
of nations, ahe will lose all the ma
terial thing? which ?he expect* to gee
In th? settlement of peace. So. such
Biggest Hustler in Special
Ballot Offer May Win
$7,000 Home.
Nine new candidates Joined the
Salesmanship Club yesterday and
started an active campaign for one
of the fifty-ft ve prizes that The
Herald will distribute on Apri! 26.
Only a short time remains before
the close of the special ballot offer.
At 11 o'clock Saturday night.
March 22, will come to an end the
best vote offer of the campaign.
Every candidate In the club should
make the best use of the remaining?
time this week. ?
Those who fail to secure a spe
cial ballot or two will find that
they ere a good way behind when
the results of the special offer
are published next week.
Kemember there ir* a $7.000 home
for the candidate who secures the
largest number of votes in the
Salesmanship Club by April 2b. It
is likely that the candidate who
does the best work this week will
be the one who will finish in the
lead when the names of the win
ners are published.
Many Chancea In List.
The published list today shows a
great many changes in each of the
different districts. Mrs. Ida Oeil
leads in the first district with S3,
500 votes. Edward ?. Scott, A. Shul
man. and A. J Wernig are among
tha leaders in this district. The new
candidates who have entered from
RECOVER $5,000
Three Bandits Overhauled
After Holding Up Bank.
Freeport. N. Y.. March 19.?After
holding up the First National Bank
here today and driving off In an
automobile with $5.000. three
bandits were overhauled by the
police near Jamaica, two captured '
and the loot recovered.
When brought to bay. the bandits
resisted, and one of them. Frederick1
R. Aphernal. wa?? shot in the right'
shoulder. The other man gave the j
?name of David Broomsteln. A third i
j robber escaped into the woods.
The three bandits drove up to the ?
? bank in an automobile. They were |
? unmasked. One wore goggles. The,
leader a?ked the paying teller. Ed
ward Heming. to change a $10 bill.
After having done so. the robber
pulled a revolver and ordered Hem
I ing to open the door to hi? cage.
The other two men at the ?ame
time drew guns ?nd covered the
five other employe?. Heming opened
the gate whereupon the bandits1
gathered up all the cash In sight,
backed out to their automobile and
sped away.
German-Polish Armistice.
Posen. March 19.?The allied mis-iion
and lhe German delejiation were ex
pected today to ???? lhe protocol fix
loast the detail? and application of the
German-Polish armistice.
$10,000 AGENT
Trade Board ?Mean lung's
Plan for Municipal Rep
Republican ?Leader MondeH
Pledges Support to Capi
tal Measures.
A municipal agent, paid a salary
of approximately $10,000 per year, to
present the needs of the District to
Congress in lieu of a representative
from this city at present, and to act
as sole representative of Washing
ton's population, was suggested a? a
means of securing attention to local
atTairs on Oipltol HUI. by Senator
William H. King, of L'tah, speaking
before a 700-member meeting of the
Board of Trade at the Willard Hot?!
last night.
Traire M Befare.
Nearly a decade ago, when he A?
a member of the Diatrict Committee
of the House, said Senator King, he
suggested the same thing. He re
peated the suggestion last night, to
be greeted with applause from the
assembled business men.
The municipal agent would be paid
from a supecription taken up by bus-j
ineas men. according to Senator
King's suggestion. He would be allow
ed to b? present at Congressional in
vestigation? into all District affaire.
The suggestion he made some yeara
aga had fallen through, for what rea
>on Senator King said he did not
know. He declared he proposed it
again, confident that consideration
would be given It by the twentjeth
century inhabitants of Washington.
"The American people must yet
learn the art of municipal govern
ment,'' declarad King. "We don't
know how to govern cities a^ they
should be governed
Belter Washington.
"Municipal aovernment* have been
made the pray of politician? and po-;
liticai parties. Our cities here have
been footballs of political parties. II
want this city to be the beat govern
ed city In the- United State?."
And in a follow-up address to Sena- ?
tor King, Representative Frank W. |
Mondell. ot Wyoming, floor leader of
the next Congress, summed i>p what
he considered the most pressing need?
of the Diatrict and pledged hie ?ap
port to loca! measures
"We need to continue the develop
ment of the parking system here.' ,
declared Mondell. "Rock Creek Park*
should *e extended to Potomac Park '
"Great Falls should be improved
and the water power secured there
should be utilized. There ?hould be a
great Increase in water-developed
power In comparison w.th ?power de
veloped by coal, and the city should
be as free as possible from the con- {
lamination of the smoke of eoft coal. ?
"It Is time to get to work on the
land across the street. We should
have here a great hall of record?.
The government need? It. And we '
propose to give you our a??.stance
aJon? all possible tines.
Vote of Thanks.
A rising vote of thanks was deliv
ered by the body to bolh legislator?
at the conclusion of their addresses? '
The Bolsheviki specter flared up at
one point in the address of Senator
King. "The Bolshevik i? hare." he de
clared. "And he may be here for an
indefinite period. Europe 1* being
haunted by him. Shal it portend when !
the peace treaty has been signed.
Shall we leave Poland, the Czecho
slovaks, the Jugo-Slovaka, and the {
smaller nations to the Bolshevist, or ?
shall we scuttle out of Europe after
making peace with the central em
pires, leaving chaos in the wake?".
He commended this question, and the
aueetion of the league of nations to
the thoughts of the members present.
He did not anawer It.
Recommendations favoring the ac
quisition of the Dean, Patterson and
Physician's Capture Fol
lows His Filing Tele.fr.am
In Baltimore.
Housekeeper Throws New
Light on .Mine?la
New York. March 19. ? Dr Keen
W.lkmsfl. aage-rl 57. was arrested here
tonight upon his arrival from Bal
timore and waa Immediately looked
up on a chartf.i of homicide In con
nection with thr death of his wife.
Dr. Wilklns ?? recognized by a
policeman as he left a train from
the South at the Pennsylvania Sta
tion. He was taken at once to police
headquarters and the Nassau County
authorities were notified.
Dr Wilk?ns disappeared Sunday
while the investigation into the mur
der of hia wife in their Ijong Beach
home was In progress. Police in
everv city of the East were request
ed to place him under arrest If lo
cated, but the flrat word regarding
his whereabouts was a telegram from
Dr. Wilklns to District Attorney
Weeks, of Sasaau County, stating he
?as on his way home,
Thia information was communicated
to District Attorney Weeks this even
ing by Dr. Wilklns* attorney. Louts
G. Friess. In the arrest of Dr.
Wilklns the police believe the murder,
mystery solved.
Wilklns said in his telegram that he
c-ld not know* there was a murder
charge against him until he read It in
the morning newrpapers. He added
that he wrva ?tarting Immediately for
Mine?la to tell all he knew about the
District Attorney Weeks got In
touch with the authorttes at Balti
more, to check up on the sender of
the telegram so aa to be sure it was
not a hoax to put him on the wrong
Trains along the routes between
Baltimore and New York were order
ed watched
The telegram came from Wilklns
while District Attorney Weeks was
engaged in presenting evidence to
the grand Jury.
Before Wilklns fled it was learned
today, he spent considerable time
burning papers and packing his
clotMnx When District Attorney
Week? heard this he discarded the
theory that Wilklns had co?primit?ed
One of the most important witnesses
summoned before the grand jury
wa*. Mr? Man Nital, W?lkir-s' house
keeper. According to Weeks' infor
mation an unknown man telephoned
her the night of February 27 and in
formed her. in German, that Dr. Wilk
ins had just murdered his wife at their*,
home in Long Beach. When Wilklns
returned to his New York home the?.'
next day the woman told him of this" j
call. He became enraged, she ^
and told her to keep her mouth ?hut.
Organize Siberian Prison
ers for German Invasion.
The Hague. March 19.?The Rus
sian Bolsheviki are organising men
prisoners returning from Siberia, to
be used in the event of a Bolshevist
Invasion of Germany, a Berlin dis
patch reported today. These Ger
mans, it was said, constitute the
"western communist division" and
are dwelling in Samara. Nijni-Nov
gorod and Ottoperts.
Another dispatch ssid the presi
dent of the German soviet In Petro
gTad had Informed Premier L?nine
that Kar! Radek had formed
twenty-eight separate Bolshevist or
ganisations in Germany.
Here's Your Chance to Cast a Ballot
Upon Proposed League of Nations
The Washington Hera'.d, in conjunc
tion with other newspapeis through
out the United States will beginning
today, print a "league of nations bal
lot" to determine public sentiment on
this momentous subject in the Na
tional Capital.
Are you in favor of the adoption of
the league of nations?
Whether you are or not, here is a
chance for Washingtonlans to do
something unofficially which w-e are
forbidden legally to do?vote.
And it will be very well to get a
little practice along this line as un
less all indications fail this "No
Man'?? Land" will soon br making
periodical visits to the polls.
Reports from newspapers in other
States evidence widespread interest
in the referendum.
The Grand Rapids (Mich) Press
says that the referendum is proving
very popular in that part of Michi
gan. A heavy vote is also reported
in Rochester, N. T., by the Times
To date eleven newspapers, which
are carrying the vote ballots in their
columns, show a 10.838 plurality In
favor of the league of nations in the
following proportion:
New York (Globe).
Rochester (Times-Union)
Syracuse (Journal).
Los Angeles (Times).
I Grand Rapids (Press). M4?
Des Moines (Capital). 70
Boston (Post). J.6S2
Dallas (T.mes-Heraldi_ 234
Bridgeport (Standar d
Telegram) . ]7
Topeka (Capitali. H4
Houston (Chronicle). 933
Grand total .17,989
Do you wish the United States
to enter the League of Na
tions outlined at the
Peace Conference?
Name .
Make a cross in one,circle and give name if you care to do so.
Mail this ballot to LEAGUE OF NATIONS EDITOR
Assails Wilson
on Peace Plans
Who in debate with A. Lawrence
Lowell last night said President
should have consulted Senate re
garding league of nations.
Marconi Engineer in Ireland
Talks to Fellow Worker
In Nova Scotia. .
laondon. March 19?The human voice
traversed the Atlantic at 7 o'clock thia
After many monthe of preliminary
experimenta '? long-distance telephony
a Marconi engineer aat in a wiretesa
hut at Clifden. Ireland, at that hour,
lifted the receiver and called "Glace
Instantaneously the answer came.
?'Giace Bay talking."
From that moment on continuously
Clifden communicated with Nova ftco
tia. the voices carrying strong and
clear all day.
There were no sentimental speeches. ,
The technical engineers talked about
improvements of the ?yatem which
thus carTies man'? \-oice across the
Atlantic as readily as between Sea
York and Y?oboken.
"Our experiment was a complete
succeaa ** Manager Bradfteld, of th?
Marconi company, said tonight.
"Tranamiesion was ibsclutely Instan
taneous, and the voices were aa clear
as your'e over the telephone to me.
After the first messages had been, ex
changed conditions were so perfect
that our engineers continued their
conversatane all day. aaving the de
lay of writing their commenta and
recommendations regarding impreve
raent- I Aro ?orry I am unable to five
a detailed account at this time."
Representative Esch Pre
paring Bill to Change
Railroad Ownership.
Return of the railroads lo their
private owners about July 1. 1320,
will be proposed in a bill now be
ing prepared by Representative
John .7. Esch. of Wisconsin, the new
chairman of the House Committee
on Interstate and Foreign Com
Mr. Esch said yesterday he thought
it would be possible to rnact the
legislation and send it to the Presi
dent for approval before the end
of the year. It would become op
erative under the prosatone he
will urge, within six months after
the President signs it.
The bill introduced by Mr. Esch
in the last Congress will be used
as a basis around which the new
legislation will be written. It con
tains the fundamentals of the rail
road problem which should be con
sidered in reaching a satisfactory
solution, Mr. Esch believes.
"We should certainly preser?. e
whatever advantages that have been
developed under federal control."
he said. "Among these advantages
are the requirements for inter
change of the equipment. Joint use
of terminals snd combined operation
of certain lines wherein it would
result in benefit to the public.''
40,000 English Miners
Walk Out on Strike
L-ondon. Man h 1??While swaitmg
the report of the special parliamen
tary commission on its investigation
of the mining situation. 40,000 coal
minera in Nottinghamshire have gone
on strike, it was announced today.
The walkout wa.? uiTex-pected. as the
miners' officials had postponed the
strike, recently voted by an over
whelming majority, until March 2G.
so the co mm lesion'? report, scheduled
to be presented tomorrow, could be
Bavarian Prince Can See
"No Reason for Resigning"
Geneva. March 19?The workmen's j
council of Munich, demanding to know j
from the government whether Crown ?
Prince Rupprecht renounced his righte
to the throne received this aatonlah
ing reply:
"There exists no reason why the
former Crown Prince Rupprecht
thouid resign his rights.*'
Apartment Entered. $1,000
Worth of Jewelry Taken
Over I1.0OO worth of jewelry hss j
been stolen from the apartment of
Mrs C F List. i%U Columbia road
northwest, while Mrs Ijst has been
abeent in Wht-ai.ng. W Vs
Mrs List told the po'ire thr !??wel-y
was Mole" from a dresser table En
trance was gamed b| "jimmying"
the door leading into the apartment.
It ?s bellev-wJ the job wa? done by
someone familiar with the place.
Massachusetts Senator Wants Amendments to
Maintain Monroe Doctrine and Prevent
Chinese, Hindu and Japanese Immigration
From Flooding Country?Assails Wilson
For Not Submitting Draft to Senate,
Lowell Also Suggests Improvements.
Boston. March 1?. ? PTeiident Wil
?on wa? vlroroualy a**? 11 ed by
l'nited State? Senator Henry Cabot
botine tonight. In hi* de hat? on a
eague of nation? with President A.
laawrence Lowell, of Harvard Lm
ver?lty. for not ?ubmitting the ijro
po*ed drift of a league of nation?
to the United State? Senate. He
?aid If the Prealdent had followed
in the footstep* of President?
Waahlngton. Lincoln and Grant h?
would have conaulted with tbe ?
Senator Lodge declared for a 1
league of nations society or alli
ance which would enforce world
peace. He characterised the pr?s
ent covenant aa "porous and incom
President Lowell put two ques
tion? to Senator Lodge as the Re- '
publican leader of the L'nited State? '
Senate. They were:
"It the covenant were amended
would you vote for It?
? Will you formulate and ?end to the
proper aulhonue* at the Peace 0<an
ference the amendment* which you
think ?hould be made?"
I ?si?? Favar? a >,??. .
To th* nr?t question th* Senator
declared, amid great applause, thai
lie ?A-a* for any alliance, society or
league which could maintain world
in anawerisz the aecon.l que?'..on he
?.??ailed the President for not consult
ing with the Senate He sakl any -al
liance aaauring world peace would be
drawn up somewhere, but "not in
Pari?." He said the ?ulhoiity to ut
ter amendment* lay with the Senat?,
whoee members are now dielriisuied
Ir. forty-eight State?
Senator Lodge ?ounded ? rh*rp
Tf?rning against "internattoniim"
and the sinister firures of Trotsky
?nd L?nine. H" said he wanted the
Aemrican people to consider the
entrsnee of the United State? into
a league. Shaking hi? fist and fair
ly ?homing hi? words th* Senator
"I don't want the Am?ricain peo
pie to go through * dark tunnel of
word* with nothing t* ?ee but the
dim red light of internationaatam
on the oth?r ?Di "
?Waalwa't Toril Gl.oraafat.
A? the great hall shook with
cbecr*. the Senator continued
? don't want to exchange the
government of Abraham Lincoln, a
government of the p?ople and h?'
the people for and by oiher people."
Senator Lodge demanded an im
mediate peace with Germany. Hie???
were heard from all parta of the
hall when Senator Lodge ahouted
that the league of nation? should
not be ?ent aa? * "rider to the tier
men peace treaty "
Senator Lodge drew wild shout? of
approval when he ?aid the T'nited
State? must maintain thr? Monroe
Doctrine in any league of nation?,
?nd must write into that covenant a
clause which wilt prevent a flood of
Japanese. Chinese and Hindu immi
gration Into thl? country He de
clared for "general disarmament "
Paran? aad Laaaely Drawn.
Senator Lodge made fi-eqavsnt ref
erence? to former Presioent Taft and
quoted from Taft'* speeches in sup
port of his argument that the present
draft of the league of nation? is
"porous and loosely drawn." and must
be redrafted.
At the opening of his speech h*
spoke with deepest feeling of the
late Prealdent Theodore Roosevelt,
and said that hi* course in regar.i
to the league of nations was based
greatly upon his frequent conferences
with Mr. Roosevelt before his death
and that hi? course in the Senate
had been in line with Mr. Roosevelt?
The debate?If it could be termed ?
Bank Robber
Also Taught
Bible Class
Arrest and Confession Dis
close Double Life of
Minneapolis Crook.
Minneapolis. Minn.. March 19 ?
Here's the double role played for the
last ten years by George Hyatt, ac
cording to his a H erred confession:
In daylight?A printer, deacon in th*
church. Sunday school teacher and
popular model for the boys of Anoks.
At nicht?Bank robber. stick-up
man. porch-climber and all-around ef
ficient burglar.
Hyatt is in the county )a.I. strait.???
arraignment on a charge of attempt
ing to rob the Chcrrntin. Minn., Etate
Bank last week, and beating Misa
Haxel Flynn, caahler. until she wi
unconscious. The girl Is still In
precarious condition.
U'alkout of Union Men Leaves Ten
Large Plants Idle
Chicago. "March 19 -More than i.ooo
?hoe worker? employed In ten of Chi
cago'* largeat ?hoe manufacturing
plant? went on ?ink? today follow in?
failure of representative* of th? Unit
ed state? ixpartment of Labor to
?eitle difference* between th* work
er? ami manuiacturer? ower a forty
tour-hour working week.
The ?trikere ?re member? of the
l'nited Shoe Worker? of North Amer
ica Tlie strike became effective at .
???clock thi? ?ft?rr,oon ?nd almost im
mediate!? the ten M?;ge?l plant? were
practically idle and thousand? of men
?nd women not affiliated with th*
! striker? w*r? compelled to ce?*? work
Moot of th? ?trikojr? art cuttar?.
revolved into a harmonious aarea
ment that a league of nations or ?I
I lance la tbe one safeguard for wand
but that amendment? ?me: *o*
to the present covenant to mal??
tt more easily understood and mor*
binding upon Its roembera
Syhphony Hall waa parked artta i,'
OH* earnest, attent?e men and asumen
who applauded with about e-imtS
vigor the witts. caustic argument at
Senator Lodge and the serious, direat
statements of President Lowell.
Sens tor Lodge diverted to petitions
tactics, winning applause mors fre
quenti) than dit) hi* opponent.
As Senator 1-odge finished, a
on the platform enclosure shouts?!:
Three cheers for 6enator I.odge He"?
the gr??tes: man In the we-td "
W'aa wild cheering and Senator
Then Governoi Coolidge stepped 1er.
ward an dlntroduced Prenomi Lowest.
Harvards president spoke ? ery rapid
Crowd ii"?? Us.?
Th? great crowd cheered and asm,
plauded when President Lowell aa*
dared, at the outset thai Senator
txsdge * Doe? not tell us Just
he stands on this whole matter."
lAier President Lowell taking
th?; covenant of the proposed
of nations, brought cheers from th?
tier on t.er of ?pen snd women
he declared that he agreed with
tor Lodge that the present cove
: la very loosely drawn He said
felt this more keenly than the
tor ss he favored it's acceptance with
some amendments. whl!> the Senates?
did pot
Prof I-owelt examined thr lea?*?
constitution in detail, pointing out
where objections fail and where moca
precise language is necessary. He Aa
clared "the vast majority of our peo
ple welcome the idea of a league at
nations to rrevent war even if It In
volves acme inconvenience for us.**
"Criticism for us has not been con
structive It is said the body ts
which we are aaked to sarnflce our
independence is the creation of an
overheated imagination If the Cr.rtM
States is not subject to the oro??? ??
the sxacjtlvs council or undue amy
?legations t? ?dopt lu ri mutina ria -
tiens tt is senseless to talk of our be
' Ing ruled by a body m which we har?
only one rote out of nine. Tha op
ponents of tbe league set ur an imag
inary scarecrow of their own crea
tion and then tire at It with great
satisfaction to themselves.'*
Prof Lowell asked that it be matt?
clear in the covenant whether or not
if s State levied war on one member
of the leaarue it should be at war with
the rest "The co\enant does tm>i ser
so." he declared "Yet tbe provision?
U contemplate a generai war In such
a eavse.
"The l*. S. would be justified in aak
| ing. and in my opinion ought to ask '
j Prof. Lowell declared in dealing with
j Interpretation? of the Monroe doe
! trine, "for a clause in the covenant
that ro foreign power ?.hall hereafter
acquire by conquest, purchase, or tn
| any other way. any posseeeon on the
? American continent or the island? ad?
? jacet-.t thereto "
Profeaaor Lowell ???erted th?t th?
.covenant canno? be criticlaed ?a be
in? contrary to the United States
'Constitution and an impairment ef
, the power? of Conrreea. All the
i matter? objected to. he aaid. hare
: been regulated by American freatica
?and not held unconstitutional. Their
itreatle?) have often been author?
I i*ed by Congre??, but so can thi?
j covenant if it is deemed necessary?
"It is a little late of the day foP
? opponents of the covenant to dis
cover that Its treaty obligations are>
Boys Making Furniture
On Order from France
Une hundred thousand American
?rkool boy carpenters. In their
school and community manual train
ing shops, yesterday started work
on one at the largest furniture or
ner? ever placed?jn.eoi chairs smt
in uno tables.
\s hen the order Is completed, tt
will be shipped immedlstely. free at
rherge. to Northern Frsnce. to re
furnish desolated homes.
Conciliator Appointed
For Pacific Dispute
At the request of the employe* ef
the Paciflc Electric Railway Com
pany. Los Angeles, the Department
of Labor yesterday aastgned m con
ciliator to a threatened dispute
The men ?re planning to preaent
j a new schedule of working condi
; tions and wages to the company an?
they ?have Informed the I^abor ?D?
I partment tMt HMV fear thr rom?
I pany will not confer with them
F. W. Peck Apnointed To
Agriculture Department
Francis W Peck, of the Univer
sity of Minnesota, has been ??
? pointed f?rm economist of the De
; partment of Agriculture. It wa? an?
' nounced yesterday.
He will have cherg? of the ?tudiea
?and Investigations relating to tlnj
! coet of producing farm product?.
.Rince l?t?. Peck has been an In
structor atad assistant pmfesaor of
! farm management of the University
? of Minnesota
Hem Greek C-WMal-Geeerai
Michael Tssmadoa counsel get??
| ere! ef the Greek government aj
? Ban FVanciaoe he? taken charge
of the Greek Legation her?, the*
Utat? P-partment announced > e?w
SS? ?**?*? fer ?. T. Werner?.
?tasar?a) ? G Slarch i!? - A Mil ?aal
..tr?*1u?e?i li the aaecn.bl? ta?!?? p-?*
Tiding that rh? State ps> 'e each
? rtersoo f?*o/n thi? Su.te vhe se'?'??*i te
? ih? wo-ld ear ? beati? ef Mo.

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