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Botchf\areVas Story Surpasses Joan of Arc?Start It in Toworroufs Hend? THE WEATHER. Today?Fair and not quite so cold. To morrow?Fair and warmer. Highest tem perature yesterday, 41; lowest, 34. THE WASHINGTON HERALD Don't mis? Philip Gibbi story tomor row. It will be the best feature ir. Wash ington. NO. 4,536 WASHINGTON. D. C.. SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 1919. ONE CENT "nZXXe'X.rJm. Revolt Against Reds Looms In Hungary; Russ Soviet Seeks Austrian Alliance; B?lshevist Spread Proving German Boon British Delegates Have a Change ""bf Heart Anent Question of Reparation and Establishment of a Polish Corridor EFFORTS TO SPEED TREATY INCREASED Whether Pact Shall Include Central Powers Other Than Germany Is Still Un decided?T r e n c h Join British in Protest. Paris, March 28.?Official re ports are bearing out recent un official dispatches from Germany and Austria, indicating in those countries increasing ripeness for Bolshevism, it was learned today. In tact, these advices are under stood to have impressed the peace delegates to such extent that there is a pronounced spirit of leniency toward Germany de veloping in unexpected quarters. Krtllah \ 1-?imi ? in ' hmiiM Tor instance, the British viewpoint on th.? 1?. u?*, tion s of reparation and establishment of a Polish "corridor" from lhe Posen region to Danxing so lution mf. which has been among the principe! stumbling blocks to speedy completion of the peace treaty, has been considerably modified. The idea originally expressed by Premier Uoyd George for Germany to pay all the cost* of the war, also lias been ahandooeiL as well as a aub i'-iuent "ciainfior all damages result ing from the war. ? high British authority today said it would be unwise now to attempt to exact more from Germany than she could conveniently pay within the next twenty or thirty years. An ex cessive bill, he said, would simply fer tilise the field already sown to Bol shevism. Treaty (?aestisa l asettle?. Whether the first peace treaty will be wlt> Germany and Aus tria, or' all four enemy powers, probably will depend ?n develop ment *?? in the "big four" conferences, it was learned today. Th*? French have added their dis approval to that of the British to th#? quadruple treaty idea. Both the Liritish and French say it may be possible to include Austria in the ttrst treaty without losing time, but that inclusion of Bulgaria and Tur key would mean additional delay. Secretary Lansing, Foreign Secre tary Balfour. Foreign Minister Son nii-O and Foreign Minister Pich?n are now holding meetings similar to those of the "hlg four" tn an effort to make additional speed toward reaching a peace settlement. The foreign lelution* representatives of the five big allied powers today agreed to remove all commercial re strictions on German Austria, aa soon ?s necessary precaution.?* have been taken to prevent re-exportation to Germany, it was oflicially announced. This council, which is supplement ing the meetings of the "big four," also discussed the frontiers of Schles wig. ?.?. ?- Policy Likely. Rus.-., a asa i ? is taking a prominent place in the peace discussions, it ?e I lasMoi-ed today. Though the Russian situation has recurrently appeared, its present in jection is believed to be more impor tant and significant than any time heretofore. There seems to be a pos sibility that the near future will see Iho framing of a Russian policy? ^?mething the Peace Conference has nt had staM Ua inception, and lack which ha?* been a considerable ^urce of embarrassment in cons ide r l'alin^.t with Germany. ??Dry" Thief Steals Basket and Liquor From Congressman _ ? ? Mkelton key entered tlB residen.*.' of Representative <"BJrle.*> II. Rowland. Is? Mtntwood ?vtjlet northwest, ?ome time in the paoft ton <!?>?> in.l relieved the Rep rajajeii'ative of six quarta of whisky. ?rt '..mi-t?o ?>f champagne, two ?ilk ?aat.'. an o-per* hat and then, not hav it-aj- anything in which to carry the teas?, took a large wicker basket. The robbery was discovered when Representative Rowland went to look 1er the wicker basket. The total value of the loot is STO. British Taboo Four Peers For Fighting with Foe London, March 28.?Announcement ?as made today of the removal from the British peerage of the names of LeopoM. Duke of Albany; Frederick Augusti??. Duke of Cumberland: Ern est Augustus, Duke of Brunswick, and Henry. Viscount Taafle. The four peers were accused of hav ing borne arma against Great Britain and ber allies during the war. The charges were investigated by a spe cial committee of the privy council ?pointed by the King last November. -Austrian Rulers' FKght Caused by Death Menace ,-enrva. March 28 (by radio via Lon jon> -TI?? "tght of ex-Kmperor Karl ,,.,* i?*<-tin press Zita of Austria to iVartiKii, sWrltsierland. was prompted V fea' of asaeussination. it is learn .,1 The i-ouple tied after bandits sold tickled their castle at Eckart otunn Germany Will Not "Sign j On Dotted Line,"Rantzau Declares In Interview _ Instead Will Offer "Positive Co-operation," At Same Time Demanding Her Colonies Back. Berlin, March 28.?Germany will not accept the league of nations covenant in its present form. Her delegates will go to Paris not to "sign on the dotted line," but to discuss and offer "positive co-opera tion." Her chief objections to the present draft are:, That the freedom of the seas is ignored; that her former colonies are to be disposed of without her co-operation and consent. Fret?? Minister'? Views. . The German Foreign Minister. Count von Brockdorff-Rantsau, makes these thing's clear In an Interview with the Berlin correspondent of the Frankfurter .Zeitung. ? translation of his views follows: "To pass judgment on the league of nations covenant from the stand point of German forelgji policy is not easy. Many of t\. articles are au framed as to be open to different interpretations and execution. Per haps one reason for this is that the | articles were drafted in English and ? were only translated into French I diplomatic language when they were! discussed by the commission. "Furthermore, the articles show, that they constitute a compromise of conflicting views. Throughout the' whole covenant there runs like a red I ' thread an extraordinary degree of | suspicion. t "It I* further characteristic that the list of members published simultan-1 eously with the ddaft contains only states which have been at war with I Gei many or broken relations with us,! and that President Wilson deemed it I neceeasry to use some very harsh ] words against the Germana in his; opening speech. ? M n*( * ?i-operai***.?? Hf *>n J ? ? "We must. If in any way possible,! 1 co-operate in a positive manner in the; ! development which haa been opened! by the Wilsoniar. league. I am coo.-1 vine**! that world peace can be at-1 tained only through pacific organila-' CONTINUE? ON PAGE TWO. French Continue to Demand Allied Occupation of Germany Paris, March 28.?Apprehension that Germany will not sign the peace treaty as being formulated is growing daily. There is more taDc of war in the French press than there is of peace. The names of Marshal Foch and Gen. Mangin figure as prominently today as they did a year ago. Will Germany play the racoon or Bolshevik? She may cross her arms and say, "We will not sign your treaty; do your worst," whieh would mean that the allies would have to occupy the whole of Germany and run the country as a referee runs the estate of aj bankrupt for the benefit of the creditors. The allies in that pvcnt^ ?would betsiime responsible for feeding all civilians until the next harvest Ma? Tarar. Balaamlas? Fit. The entent? power? would rathar And a stable German government ! with which they can sign peace than j no government at all. None of the Tallied nations cherishes the pros i pect of using a national army to po i lice the whole of Germany. Another possibility la that Ger ! many may throw a Bolshevist fit. ; froth at the mouth, and ahout "I am ' Bolshevist. You ean't make me sign ! anything, and If you don't look out I will infect your people with the mania." The third possibility is the re sumption of warfare, which would begin with Germany forcibly re slating allied measures auch as land ing of Polish troops or refusai to recognise the new Pollali frontiera. While such threats hardly are taken seriously, there are accumulating In dications that Germany feels eure HERALD PRIZES SPUR WORKERS Double Vote Offer Results In Greater Drive for Valuable Rewards. The first two days of the double vote extra prise offer started off at a fine rate. A great many candi dates called at the club headquar ters and reported their first sub scriptions on the offer, while a great many others have asked for receipt books and are starting after the ex tra prises given during this period. While the double vote period does not cloae until April 12 and there are two full weeks yet. tt Is expect ed that the candidates will make a hard flght during this period to pile up a big reserve of votes and win ono>et the four extra prises. These prises are separate from the main list and are given for extra effort during the double vote period. Extra Prize Offer. Not only will the new subscrip tions count for ne of the extra prises, but renewals aa well will count on the offer. It la alrnply a matter of votes, and those who secure the lare e?t number of votes during thia period will get the extra votes. The extra prises will be won by the four candidates who- turn In the CONTINUED ON PAGI EIQBT. French Senate Demands Trial of War Criminals Paris, March 28.?The French sen ate unanimously passed a r?solution today declaring that integral repara tion and damages should be demand ed from Germany, and tha* all Ger man criminals should be punished. 100,000 Welsh Miners Strike, Defying Leaders London. March .?.-Ignoring the ad vice of their leaders, more than 100, 000 minera in South Wales and nearby districts nave gone on strike, accord- j ins to advice.? 'eceivad by th? rail I Mall Gazett?. .-. i the allies are not in a position to "start something." Gen. Malleterre, writing in Le Matin, formally declares that the only way to finish the Bolshevist peril in Germany is by a display of force. He asserts Germany's eastern frontier was never stabilized CONTINUED ON PAGE SIX. Plans His Third Venture on Sea of Matrimony Governor F. B. Harrison, of Philippine Islands, to Marry Again. Francis Burton Harrison^ governor general of the Philippine IsTihds, who ha** been stopping at the Shoreham during a Washington visit, has con fided to friends the fact he is again about to be married, having become engaged to a young girl of .American parentage temporarily located in Ma nil?. Governor Harrison is well known here, through his service in the House of Representatives and hi? so cial activities. It will be his third venture upon the ?oa of "matrimony. The fact that fci? fiancee is Just 17 and her mother opposed to an Im mediate marriage are the reasons for not making a forma] announcement of the engagement at this time. Mrs. Burton Harrtson expects a visit from her futur? daughter-in-law before she closes her home, ltitf? I street north west, to visit her country estate. Governor Harrison served in COn-? greas from New York and i*eceived his appointment in 1913 from President Wilson. His first wife, who was killed in an automobile accident In 1906, was Miss Mary Crocker of San Francisco, by whom he has two daughters. His second wife, from whom he was divorced since his residence in Manila, was Mies Judson of Brooklyn, but at the time of her marriage to Mr. Har rison, was a divorcee. During his visit to Washington, the son by this mar riage accompanied his father. G. 0. P. "Listening Post" Will Be Opened Monday Chicago. March 28.-Capt. Victor Heintx, of Cincinnati, recently ap pointed manager of the Chicago "list ening post" of the Republican Na tional Committee, took charge of the office here today. The office will be_ opened formally Monday. V. Chilton, of Ann Arbor, Mich.. Is to ausist On.pt. Heintx in the Chicago headquarters. Fife Bandits Rob Bank In Detroit of $40,000 Detroit. March 2S.?Five armed ban dit.? robbed a branch of the Common- ? wealth-Federal Savings Bank here to day of between WO.ODO and $60,00, the police estimato^. > First the bandits bound the cashier and lockoil him and hin assistant In the safe They escaped in an auto mobile. intente Offers to Assist Ru mania in Movement to Stem Reds' Sweep?Rev olution Is Proclaimed Throughout All Galicia. BOLSHEVIST MARCH THREATENS AUSTRIA Campaign Through Galicia Said to Be Progressing With Great Rapidity?Up rising Is Proclaimed in Lithuania. London, March 29.?Conserva tives in Hungary are threatening a counter revolution if the Bol shevik regime continues, a Vien na dispatch reported today. The conservative element is said to have accused Count Ka rolyi of treason in turning the country over to the Bolsheviki. The Soviet government, accord ing to the dispatch, has decided to use every force to put down opposition. I.raiar Varal tl With Aastrla. Dispatches received from Austrian sources today said it waa reported that the Russian Soviet government has offered Austria a defensive and offensive alliance. A general railway strike has been proclaimed throughout Austria, ac cording to a dispatch tfom Vienna to day. The strike ie aaid to be imped ing food shipments and stocks in some places are dangerously low. Fear was expressed that the atrike may be only preliminary to a political uprising. Iludaaeat ilrpartr* \?t??.? The new Hungarian Minister to Vienna stated in an interview, it was earned today, that Communists and T?ocialisln reached an agreement to in itltute the former's program in Hun gary. I.tfe In Budapest is again normal, .he Minister .?aid. Business, suspend ed for a few days to allow the gov ernment to take an inventory, taxa wen resumes. Socialization is being performed gradually and without shock. Italian Traa-sa "crop? Raaa. Zurich. March 2S.?Seven thousand Italian troops have occupied Stuhl weissenburg and Raab, taking over a part of trie Vienna Budapest Rail way, according to dispatches re ceived here today. (Stuhlweisaenburg is only thirty five miles southwest of Budapest and Raab is sixty-seven miles noi thwest.) Two Rumanian army corps are said to have crossed the frontier of eastern Galicia. Proclaim Resalt la ?al?ela. Paris. March 28.?Revolution?r troops in Fessarabla and Vkralma are Joining forces, according to un official advices received here to day. The workmen's and soldfers' coun cils in Lemberg are said to have proclaimed a revolution effective throughout Galicia. The allies, it was reported today, have decided to give the Rumanian irmy all necessary equipment to es tablish it on a firm basis. At the same time, it was said the Baltic and Black sea fronts are being organized and that the interallied high command ?vili take a hand In operations against Hie Bolsheviki In thoe? regions. Trotsky < lain?? l'allah Itecralls. Copeirhagen, March 28.? Minister rrot-Tky has announced in a wire less statrment that ihe Soviet revolu tion In Galicia is piaininK hendwa>. 1 Vienna dispatch declared today. The uprising started In Drohobyi 7. (forty miles southwest of I^mbergt. the statement ?aid. and is spreading rapidly to the surrounding districts. Polish troops In Members are al leged to have joined the revolution md declared :i general strike. The advance is said to -be so rapid that Austria is threatened. SERBS ACCUSED OF WAR CRIMES Mon tenegro Makes Four teen Specific Charges at Peace Conference. Paris, March 28.?The government if Montenegro has filed with th? Peace Conference fourteen charges igainst Serbia, it wa? officially an nounced by the Montenegrin foreign nlnistry today. The chargea are: Massacre of inhabitants: torture: Uarvation; rape and interment of civilians; usurpation of authority luring military occupation; en 'orced enlistments: pillaging; con ?soation of property; illegal re^ui iition; cheapening of Montenegrin noney; destruction of property: de struction of historical monumenta ind misuse of the white flag. Grwlu to Patnl Au R6w. laondon, March 28.?The Parla cor espondent of the Post said today he indcrstands the supreme war council ia? authorised the sending of 5.000 >reek troop? into Asia Minor to mairn ain ?r?er. IRISH IN AMERICA! WILL HAVE VOICE IN PEACE PARLEY Committee of Four Named To Sail for France Wednesday. F. P. WAWH, CHAIRMAN Imbued with Necessity of Extending Principles of Free Government. - Ireland's claims to self-determina tion will be -presented to the Peace Conference at Paris. A committee representing the Irish race In America will sail for France from New York next Wednesday on board the liner Touralne. The personnel of the committee rep : resent four of the most distinguished Irish-Americans in the l'nited States, They are: Frank P. Walsh, of Xew York, chairman. Kdward F. Dunne, of Chicago. Michael J. Ryan, of Philadelphia Patrick Lee. of Xew York, secre tary. Chairman Walsh and Mr. Ryan call ed at the State Department Thursday and made formal appllctlon for pass ports for the noted party. Yeaterday afternoon they were officially noti ced that the paasports requested would be issued to the committee not later than next Monda}'. .?lair ilkjert ?t Trip. In stating the object of the com mittee in desiring to visit France. Chairman Wal?h made the fallow ing explarhation in the application form: "To obtain for the delegates se lected by the people of Ireland a hearing at the Peace Conference. j and to place before the conference. J if the hearing ia not given, the I case of Ireland; her insistence upon her right to self-determina tion; and to International recogni tion of tbe republican form of gov ernment eaiablished by her people.' The committee was selected by the recent Irish race convention in Philadelphia, which was attended ??????G??? ON PAGE THIUat Great Triplane To Transport 100 For 1,200 Miles L,ondon, . March 28.?The Tarrant super-triplane, describ ed by the Daily News as the most remarkable aeroplane yet designed, is to have its trial flight early next month. This great plane will be ca pable of carrying more than 100 passengers for a distance of 1,200 miles. It will have a speed of 80 to 100 miles an hour. CANADA DROPS DAYLIGHT SAVING Hence, Beginning Sunday. Canadians Will Be Hour . Behind U. J. Ottawa, Ont., March St?Starting next Sunday when the new time in the V. S. becomes effective, the mo?t frequently repeated question on this side of the border will probably be "What time are you using"?" 1??? Dominion government, by a majority of fifty-four, last night defeated the daylight saving bill. Railroads, including government linea, already have their new time tables printed and will follow United States time; Montreal and Toronto stock exchanges, newspapers and tele graph compari., will do likewise ?nd ?ome cities svili adopt the acheme while other municipalities and rumi districts wlU adhere to tbe old time As a result, there promises to be plenty of confusion in Canada for the next ?ix months. Italy Ready to Pay $25 Ton for American Coal Rome. March M.?The Italian min istry today accepted the American offer of .-.000.000 tons of coal at Ki a ton, to be delivered in Oenoa .within six month?. Baker Deems Ansell's Reply "Not Helpful" ? ? . The War Department will not mak-? public IJeut. Col. ?p??G? reply to ! MaJ. Oen. Crow der's report to the | Secret-wy of War on court martial conditions in the army. 1 Secretary Baker announced yester ! day that he had returned Col. An j sell's letter because it "seems to me to be not helpful." Mr. Baker said: "I have returned to Col. Anaell the letter which he pent me, with the suggestion that any recommendations or suggestions he has to make with reference to improvement In the sub stantive military law or In procedure will be welcomed. * "The particular letter seems to me to be not helpful, and therefore, I hHVc rturned it to him, and I have told him that any suggestion he wants to make lie can make either through mil itary channels or directly to me as he may ctect." Act*?? ?arprur. All. The acion of the Secretary in re fusing; to allow Col. Ansell's reply to become public, or even to. keep it in the fien of the department, came as a distinct surprise In mili tary and Con e re.??s i ona I circles. Army regulations prevent Col. Ansell from Riving1 out his reply. By adopting such a course, he would lay himself liable to cotirt-martial. When seen last night he declined. for obvious reasons, to comment on tne Secretary's announcement. It was understood that in hie note ! to Co. lAnacl. Mr. Baker gave as a reason for returning the letter, ?nstead of making it public, that personal controveraiea between ol ficcr? In the army could not be aired in the newspapers. Senator Chamberlin. chairman of the Military Affairs Committee in the last Senate, waa out of the city last night. Those who have closely follow ed tha court-martial controversy re callea the intimation in hla telegram to Secretary Baker, urging that Col. Ansell's letter be made public, that if this was refused, some other means of getting it before Ule public might be adopted Se*i**aa?l Oreyfaa Case, The holding up of Col Ansell s re ply, said Senator Chamberlin. and the treatment of Col. Ansell hy the de partment could not be construed other than as an attempt to make Col. An sell.a second Mai. Dreyfus. The Secretary of War had surround ed himself with reactionaries, the Senator stated, and had refused to give CoL Ansell Justice. As a result of today's development, it is believed Senator Chamberlain will tirff* the adoption try the Senate of a resolution calling on the War D? COXTIXTED OX PAGE TWO. MARIA BOTCHKAREVA Commander of the Itussian Women's BATTALION OF DEATH ?will start her amazing confessions in Thr Sunday Wash ington Herald. It is thr first true story of this modern Joan of Arc, far stranger and mor? dramatic than fiction. PHILIP GIBBS The Greatest of All War Correspondents, will write on "THE DARKEST DAYS OF ALL" ?Being an uncensored account of th** true causes of the British retreat during March and April. 1918. OTHER EXCLUSIVE FEATURES In The Sunday Waahington Herald ? will be WILLIAM ALLEN WHITE'S ?Interpretations of the. progr?s* of the Peace Conference from his viewpoint as a journalist and statesman. POTASH AND PERLMUTTER ??detail "some cruel and unusual punishments for thi? Kaiser." It is written in the inimitable vein of humor which only Montague Glass knows. THE SUNDAY WASHINGTON HERALD Also will print more local news than any other Washington newspaper. Aside from all national and international news: The best dramatic section in Washington. All the news of the sporting and social worlds. Live automobile news of practical value to the automobile owner. Four pages of colored comics and a rotogravure insert of King George of England. John A. Dugan's story'of the Nationals in training. The advertisements of the best stores in Washington. This and the other BEST Sunday reading will appear in 3c?THE WASHINGTON HERALD TOMORROW?3c. ? ADVOCATES LAW TO STOP "REDS" U. S. CAMPAIGN Attorney General Palmer Says Bolshevist Tendency Must Be Stamped Out. WOULD DEPORT ALIENS Says Spies, Enemy Agents and Convicted Criminals Don't Beloni Here. Only the enactment of the moat drastic lawa can stamp out seditious teachings and the ?Dread of BoUhev - Iste In the United States. Attorney General Palmer aaid yesterday. Unless legislation of this charac ter is provided by the next Con *-ress the country will be face to face with the "red peril." Unless thia hoped-for leg-*l?Uor, is passed it will become necessary im mediately on the ratification of peace to set free all alien enemies then in confinement. That would permit crim inals, spies and enemy agent? now held In detention camp? to preach the doctrine of the torch and over throw of government. To Seek LesrH-latiaa. Attorney General Palmer stated that it was his Intention to renew at the next session of Cons-reaas the request made to the last Congreas by Attorney General Grea-ory and Secretary Wilson for lawa to provide machinen* for full investigation of suspects and for power to deport the most dangerous alien enemies. The Attorney General made public yesterday a statement setting forth the Dorpartmeet of Justice s relations to the alien enemies now interned. They are divited into three gtoupa. First.?The Department of Justice has directed tbe release on parole asf about six huadred person? who are classed as "belonging to the more harmleas class of dangerous alien enemlea," Thia group consist? chiefly of per sons who were interned because of ra poatesl violation of parole or other regulations aaid are now no longer regarded aa a menace to the public safety Second. When these men hmve been released there -will remain in the internment camp? approximate ly too dangerous alien enemies. It is not expected that any ?ubstantia! number of the?? frill be released tn the ?esr future. AJs-stit !00 of thl? cumber ?xe profesaeoj mo-?i*?ajs of thr I. W. W_ or anarch 1st 1c organ itations. and their cases will be rererred to the Secretary of Laabor .with a view of securing; their de portation If the evidence warrant? such action. i Third. The residue of the ??? dan gerous alien enemies contains a , larire number of convicted crlm cosTixre> OS PACK TWO. $40,000 BLAZE IN SHIP PLANT. AT ALEXANDRIA Two Meo Are Badly Burned In Pire of H-alnewn - Orifin. DISTRICT LENDS AS) Workmen Als? Battle witk FUmes Which TVestea Hearier Loss. Alexandria. Va. Mara* It.?With tbe water at lowest tide la moat tn virtually eliminating help from tks Are system of tha Pawl a bias? threatening destructiea to the H ??M.sMX) shipbuilding plant ? : t\e Virginia .shipbuilding Corporatioi broke out here yesterday aXiernoefc Osusa of the Are Is beta? tnveaia gated It la thought to her? start?* from a leak in fuel oil tasks. Dam | age la placed by F H Hi*g.n? ?.<?*. reiary of the corporation, at Xkt? *k* The Are was confined ta the cop per shop. Two of tbe wmrk.tr* a! tbls shop are In tha hospital liaslfl* burned as a result at the fire Thsjr ar? Thomas Murray asta* Walter Hauapurg. Had the stiff brease which (annasi the fire been blowing in tke op posite direction, the plant of th? company would have gone up la ; names. ?laal Sara* Plan?. To the windward of the ceppar shop stands the joining rooms. Heat? there were huge pile? of lumbar Finding tb? water system of *sn* plant uaeleaa on account of tha law tide, Washington fir* apparatus ' called to tbe scene and th? firs w?nt down th* river at full Two hundred workmen with sa ?red several thousand ?tallara at machiner}?. Two their way into the shop, near tha burning 1 ed out the bolt which battana? ?ear the machinery, and dearad the ?af . for the machines into tha open The blase burst arttb spontaneity The fuel oil and tmaft kept In l>? copper sharp ta aia* In 0? dressing of th? plates used for tar* ? outer hull of the ship went m? sslthH\ . live minutes after t ehftre alarm First effort? af the fir? fighters war? slang pr-rrentfv? linas. Thar -trancaba?! th? joiners skap and naarhf atrua tu-?e a. * ?a laaar.? Tha leas is corcred partially tr ia Work en the sister ship te tha ' Gnnston Hall, now on Use wajss and ' en the Qunston Hall heraelf. wtfl ke set hack about two weeks a* the fire. The Oanston Hall was ta have eail^ ad to Australia May li. Postpone?' ment ef the voyage may result fisses the occurrence. 700 TNT Shells Explode at Aberdeen; Loss, $60,000 llali.more, March ?.--Seven hundred ??-millimeter sheila, and four maga zines loaded with TNT exploded at the Aberdeen Proving Ground?? this afternoon. Injuring fifteen soldi ?Tr end oivilun workmen and badly dam aging many of the buildings on the ground. No Uves were loat and no one vs? seriously injured. Thia is da? to the Highest Court Lets Inventor Plead His Case Unable to Hire lawyer, Chief Justice Allows Unusual Request. When William J. Brother?, a New Tork inventor, appeared in the Su preme Court yeaterday for a hearing In hie suit against the "government, he bad no attorney. He explained to Chief Justice White that he was unable to hire one. So the court did the unusual thing of permitting him to make his own argument in ?pite of the fact that he has never been admitted to practice. The inventor was pitted against A. Mitchell Palmer. Attorney General of the United States. He is suing the gov ernment for alleged infringement of his patent rights to a car-unloading device. -The ] government is said to have used the invention In the con- ' struclion of the Panama Canal and to have saved enormous sums of money thereby. Germany Ready to Give Two Ports to Poland Part?. March :8.?The Frank furter Zeitung publlshea a die patch from Weimar, saying the German government Is ready tn grant the Poles the privileges ol using Koenigsherg and Lib??i a? free port?. Brisbane Pouce Wield Bayonets in Rioting Sydney. N. 8. W.? March A-fans banc soldiers, following Russia* dis? turbane?* Monday night, endeavored to wreck the "red ' headquarter/ i'o lice used bayonets in endeavors Oo pre-. B*r\?* order and shooting fol owed ! There were a few --asualtie?, Indiudlngj a magistrat*? and the chief of .police, j who received ?*a>onet woupds. j Kventually the soldiers e*iten*d the Bolsheviki rooms, which the? ; found J had been deserted durlin Uit Of it ) fact that the exploeioti occurred white the force waa out at lunch The flrat explosion aet Are to the experimental plant and It wa* soon realised that little could be done a prerent spread of the flame? to nearby? magasin*-.* When the flret magazi ?? of TNT exploded TOO shells wenr up with it. The Are department of tbe pro\in? grounds waa called out and a sum mons waa sent to Aberdeen. The fin? department from Aberdeen waa eoo? on the grounds. One of the men whe waa injured in the exploakm wae blown from the top of the building o; which he was at work. He sustained a broken leg. All of the injured noe? were placed in ambulances and take? to the hospital on the proving grounds Damage Ii estimated at between 9-M.OOO and tioo.000 All windows in tUa administration building, two railea away, were ahattered. Col. William A Phillips com manding oncer at the provi ? f grounds, had a narrow escape whe a large piece of shell whirl, blown a distance of one and miles, crashed through the wall the old administration and landed a few feet from when he waa standing. _ Five of the large soldiers bar* racks were badly damaged. Wia dow! were shattered on pa?anger traina which were on a "Wing n*gr the ground? and all telephone aad electric light wires were put out of commission. The explosion was heard ia Wil mington, flfty miles away. Mill Strikers to Skip Children from Lawrence La wren. ?. Mass. March 3?The general committee of tta? striking mil. workers here la said to have al anea plana today to aend ont of th? city all children of strikers who canna*. provide for them. Deportation of children In great lex tile strike of 1*12 caused much com ment. At thst time sympathisers at the strikers took children to *N?yw Tor? and New Jersey cities ana caged rar them until the end of the strike The number of children to be sent out of the city and their destinati?? was not made public. Seventy Di? ia V? Venice. March 2??Seventy persona were killed and many injured whe? an oil tanker exploded in th? harbor here thia morning Britain ta Denari Ree? London, March ? -The British gov ernment will deport NO Russian Bot? shevllts to Odessa m April. It aras announced today. Other deportation? will follow Musavi Scaatr far Safraft Jefferson City Me. Mareh . l* ? Thr seaatc tod??? passed th? woca??' an suffrage amendment. ?1 to It. The hill now go?? to tht ?cereor taf his a.gneiure. a.