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THE WEATHER Today and tomorrow?Partly eloody, with local tbundershowert: not much change in tempera tore. Highest tempera ture yesterday, 83; lowest, 73 THE WASHINGTON HERALD * -PLEASE MEET PETE*" Th? Story La4r hu Joliux) thr *v*r-t? rreaalng ataff of TIm Vuhlutoa HarmM. She bu lot* to tall bora and (ma. Ton tat ter dim Pater today. NO. 4643 WASHINGTON. Tfo C? TUESDAY. JULY 15, 1919. ONE CENT 'A.T* WETS OUTVOTED ON EVERY PLAN TO SAVE BOOZE House Shows Firm Stand Against Light Wines And 2.75 Beer. NOSTRUMS ARE IMMUNE "Drys" Consent to Allow Necessary Alcohol in Medicines. The Hems* v?*terday definitely put Itself on record against light wines and beer. All other efforts of the ??wets- and "liberals" to modify the terms of the legislation for the en forcement of war-time prohibition met a like fate at the hands of an over whelming "dry" majority. I The largest vote the "wets" were able to muster was M, while the "drys" on one amendment polled lM ln view of this line-up It appeared as If the bill will be put through virtually In the form In which It was reported eot by the Judiciary Com mittee. The first proposition to come to a vote was an amendment by Repre sentative Dyer to increase the limit of alcohol to be permitted In bever ages from one-half of 1 per cent, as provided In the bill, to per cent. The result was 90 In the affirmative to 151 In the negative. Baa Cemrt The second test of strength came on a motion by Representative Igoe to strike out the definition of Intoxi cating liquors which limits the al coholic content of beverages to one half of 1 per cent. Adoption of this amendment would have left the ques tion for the courts to determine. The tellers' count was 9i In the affirma tive to 141 In the negative. The third alignment was on an amendment by Representative Pell to strike out the limitation of one-half of 1 per cent of alcohol and provide for the determination by a .Jury whether or not a beverage Is Intoxi cating. On a tellers' count the affjrmative vote was seventy-eight and the nega tive MS. Patew* Medlelaes Eeeape. The only concession the "dry" lead ers consented to was on a motion by Representative Benson to make the definition of intoxicating liquors ap ply "hereafter" and to substitute in the same definition the word "bev erages" for "liquors." t?d by Rep resentative Volstead, chairman of the Judiciarv Committee, and author of the bill, a sufficient number of "drys" voted with the "wets" to give on this amendment an affirmative vote of eighty-si* to seventy-eight In the negative. The purpose of the Benson amend ment. it was explained, is to liberalise the enforcement legislation so as to permit the manufacture of legitimate commodities such as flavoring ex tracts, patent medicines, etc., which may not be used for beverage pur poses. Attempts at Respite Fail. Three of the "wets'" attempts to gain a respite for light wines and beer under the war-time prohibition law failed at the hands of Repre sentative Good, of Iowa, presiding over the Committee of the Who!<\ who sustained points of order against them. The first of these amendments was offered by Representative Igoe Imme diately after the bill was taken up j CONTINUED ON PAOB THIRTEEN. 6 DEADJ5HURT IN ITALIAN filOTS Police and Armed Strikers Wage Fierce Battle In Lucera. Rome. July 14.?A terrific battle be tween armed strikers and police la reported from Lucera (Southern Italy) tonight. Six persons were killed, three are dying, and twenty-five were wounded. Premier Ntttl will speak again In the Chamber of Deputies tomorrow, after which he la expected to ask a vote of confidence. j Radical and Catholic groups have decided to vote in favor of the min istry. War Minister Albricci promised rapid demobilisation of troop* until the class of 1892 was included. Nlttl sent circulars throughout the province today, exhorting the prefects to check the consumption of food stuffs. He declared that if riots re curred. especially if they were of a revolutionary character, they would b? repressed "with the utmost en ergy." Foe of Court Martial System to Quit Army Lleut-'V^ Samuel T. Ansell, who fought to change the army coo-. martial system, will quit the Ml. probably this week, to enter a la* Arm with offices in New Torfc aaa, Washington, it was learned Teste" in Ansell Is said to believe that h* can do more to reform the court-m i rt'e ? ? practices aa a civilian than t > mainin* t? mtwmw. Mrs. Bessie Gleason and Louise Simmons Positive In Their Statements. OTHER VICTIM NOT SURE Net Tightens Around Lewis Randall Arrested at Connecticut Ave. That the police have captured the | colored flend who recently committed a criminal assault on Miss Mary Saunders was the firm belief last night of Inspector Clifford L- Grant. TRe negro, Lowis Randall, has been , positively identified by two of his j victims. Mrs. Beasie Gleason. a white woman, and Louise Simmons,^* col ? ored school teacher, as the criminal who attacked them. When taken before Miss 8aunders she declared that Randall bore a striking resemblance, as far as she could remember, to the negro who committed the crime. "The net is tightening about Ran dall," declared Inspector Grant last night ! Randall has told so many confilct j ing stories about his whereabouts on j j the dates of the alleged assaults, and ! has so persistently lied to the police. | it is said, that when they attempt to | follow up his stories they actually j find more evidence against him. Mrs. Gleason and Miss Simmons, were both absolutely sure when' they faced Randall that he is the man wanted. Neither had any ' doubts whatsoever of their identifl cation. By a process of elimination, the police have nearly absolved another suspect. Forrest Eaglen. a colored i 1 caddy, who was said to have been j near the scene of the latest assault. Eaglen offered an alibi, telling the1 police that at that time he was in , a poolroom at Seventh street and ! Florida avenue northwest. The po | lice have in part found this to be so. I However, there are parts of the tale told by Eaglen to the police that are not at all satisfying and he is being held for further investi-j gat ion. Eaglen was arrested Sunday morn-j ing by Policeman McLucas and i Sheriff Aud of Montgomery County.) Md.. and held because he was iden- i tifled by several other colored boys I as having been near the scene of the ; assault on Miss Saunders. Randall was arrested several days : ago by Detectives Kelly, Sweeney ? and Scrivener and locked up afteri a hard fight at the north eSid of the j Connecticut avenue bridge. HUNGARYFACES i ARMED ATTACK Franco-Rumanian Army Is Under a Brilliant Leader. Vienna. July 14.?A Franco-Ru raanian army under Gen. D'Esperay i is preparing for a general attack on Hungary, according to des- j patches from Budapest. The at- j tack will be aimed at liberating; the Hungarians from the Soviet system, and the attacking armies expect considerable support from the Hungarian masses. Gen. Franchet D'Esperay's bril liant strategy as commander of the allied Salonlkl armies a yer ago brought about the collapse of Bul garia and the subsequent surren der of Turkey. Berlin. July 14.?A change of government in Hungary is immi nent! as a result of allier pressure, the Hamburgische Kurier earns. Bela Kun. the Hungarian Soviet Foreign Minister, is weakening, the paper asserts, and Count Albert Ap ponii Is slated to succeed him. Tootsies Rest Where Brogans Formerly Trod New York. July 14?Verily, times have changed! Pawershy on Park row about noon today were treated to the spectacle of a half-do?en girl. !u remmery drew, standing In front of the bar In Chief Haan's Cafe, one Tn t? ?y. 0rnate drlnk dl?P?nwrl? The girls stood, each with one foot ne on the brasg while they munchod scrambled egg, with mush rooms, drank coffee or chocolate and exchanged gossip. One young lady took 2.78 with hers. The old-time settings remained un changed. Diana. Venus, Uuly 60-1 diva. September Morn and scantily clad beauties still looked down from their frames as before July 1. but' absent ,eycorn w" conspicuously hunTlagsends MAN TO PRISON Hungarian Gets 30 Days For Waving German Colors in Brooklyn. ? New York. July 14.-"You are a dis grace to America, and I regret that the law does not permit me to be more severe with you." said Magls-1 trate Gale in Brooklyn today as he | sentenced Frank Sovansky to thirty | days in the workhouse for displaying ' a German flag last night. The flag was burned by angry neighbors. Sovansky, who is a Hungarian. .14 years old. pleaded that he was drunk when he raised the flag. "No degree of drunkenness would have bereft you of love and affection for America to the extent of putting up a German flag at such a time." ! said the magistrate. "The United States. In my opinion, has no room for people like you." DISTRICT ONAIR SERVICE ROUTEj Washington to Be Terminal For Passenger Carrying Planes V^ry Soon. Wafhinitrtoti will be one of the ter minal cities for the first transcontl- ! nental airline in America, according j to a statement issued yesterday by ' Alfred W. Tawpoh. president of the I-awson Airline Transportation Com- j pany. The first passenger-rarrylng plane! will be put Into service within two i weeks. The ship will be sent from the Milwaukee factory to New York I and Washington on an initial path finding tour. San Francisco will be the western objective for the big plane. Although a through transcontlnen- 1 tal nonstop service Is later contem plated. the first trip from Milwaukee will be a local service?one In which passengers will be taken on and let off at all principal cities en route. Contemplated stops are at Buffalo. Cleveland. Chicago. New York and the larger cities west of Washington. C?a?t to Coast In Thirty-six Hours. On the through-service schedule a traveler can leave Washington at 7 o'clock in the evening, breakfast at Kansas City or Omaha be transferred to an airplane day coach, and have dinner at Salt Lake City. A second sleeper will convey the passenger to the San Francisco goal by morning, making the entire trip in thirty-six hours. This specially constructed air coach is built to accommodate twen ty-seven passenger, and will travel at the rate of 100 milts an hour It will be fcropelled by two Liberty motors of 400 horsepower each with luhST&S!/ 10??-m,le ",Sht War Risk Buzzes Over Apology Exacted by Negro Girl's Brother Comment is rife today at the Bureau of War Risk Insurance, fol lowing- an episode in Room 1058, Saturday, in which H. L* Barlow, an examiner in the compensation and claims division, was forced to stand up and apologize, with all frills, to a colored messenger girl, or accept the consequences of physical combat with her six-foot brother, who, with re-enforcements, was waiting in the corridor outside. L. B. Connolly, chief of the di vision, is Investigating. He re fused to discuss the affair yester day other than to say that it was a rr.*4> - which might create un ?: rtf * consequences if permitted tr. -o r widely advertised among Wui Kiremployes. y. V.V -f nded reports are that on r ' v arlow rebuked the messen g\r>. for misplacing a number of I ;? pe ^ n his desk. The next day ?a ic>v was confronted at his desk ; ? ? gro man of large proportions \r of iggressive mien, who demand* -pology to the messenger girl, wh companied him, and of whom ?lared he was the brother. A' ? a moment. It is reported^ Bar ir-w JKsrsd a cursory apology, rs maining seated and apparently treat ing the matter lightly. "All right, I apologize," he is re ported to have said. "I don't want that kind of an apol ogy." the colored man answered, ve hemently, it is said, while several of Barlow's fellow-examiners looked on expectantly. Here it was discovered that one or more colored men, ascertained to be comrades of the messenger girl's brother, were standing outside the door of Room 1058. To avoid a disturbance, it is said. Barlow complied with the demand of the negro. He rose from his chair and formally apologized. An angle of the affair that caused considerable comment yesterday had to do with the entrance into the building of the messenger girl's broth er and his comrade, or comrades. Regulations of the War Risk Bu reau state specifically that no one be admitted to the building without offi cial or other substantial reason to be therein. A certain amount of red tape, in cluding permission from the captain of the watch, W. J. Flynn, must be unraveled at the entrance to gain ad mittance. Senate Questions Right Of Wilson to Conceal History of Conference Resolution Demands Light On Secret Deals by Japs and Huns. PRESIDENT TO EXPLAIN Irate Solons Refuse to Gill At White House for Peace Details. Upon the question of the right of the President to keep locked within. his own mind all the secret history ? of the Peace Conference, has arisen j the first clash between the admin istration and the Senate Foreign j Relations Committee over the treaty 1 of peace. A majority of the committee yes terday demanded all the information ! in the President's po*sesaion about I these three subjects: First. Why was the award of the j Shantung Peninsula to Japan mad& and is it true that Secretary L*ans- > ing, Gen. Bliss and Henry White protested on behalf of the American delegation at Pari# against it? Second. Is it true that Japan en tered into a secret treaty with Ger many for the partition of Russia, and what were the real relations between Japan and Germany during the war? Third. Why is Nicaragua per or>vnsTBD on page five. Swan son Sounds Keynote Of Administration's , Fight for Pact. U.S. AMPLY PROTECTED America May Withdraw With Honor if Policy Is Threatened. The keynote of the administra tion's defense of the league of na tion*, as sounded yesterday in the Senate in a speech by Senator Swanson, is: That the requirement for con currence of the United States in j every decision of the league council j absolutely guarantees this nation against surrendering its sovereign- i ty. Swanson answered in detail ev- j ery objection to the league cove-1 nant. In each case, he pointed to) the provision that every decision j of the council must be by unanl-, mous vote. Including that of the United States. "After the council has acted. Congress still has power to refuse ; American acceptance of the coun-1 cil's advice, in very case," Swanson declared. He first answered the objection | OONTINTED OS PAGE FIVE, Army Food and Senate Probe to Cut D. C. Prices Surplus from Baltimore Depot Due Today Via Motor Trucks. The first shipment of army sur plus food will arrive here today, pro vided the Army Supply Depot at Bal timore acta Immediately, it was an nounced last night. ' As soon as the food arrives, it will 1 be stored In the Municipal Fish Mar- j ket, and will ^ placed on sal* at ! the ETastem. n and Pish mar- J kots tomorrow. schools in which | community centers are established j will be open today to take orders for the food. John G. McGrath. who has charge ; of the distribution, is perfecting a j plan by which those who already have placed orders may be served first. The Department of Agriculture. Internal Revenue Bureau. Interstate Commerce Commission. Bureau of En graving and Printing, and the City Postofflce -are among the government institutions which have asked that food be supplied their employes. A squadron of Motor Transport Corps trucks will bring the food here. For a time It was feared that the de pot at Baltimore could not meet the demand for a carload of food, and preliminary preparations were made to order an amount from a supply sta- I tion in Pennsylvania. This arrange ment was discountenanced by the Dis- | trict food officials, as an order from j Pennsylvania would necessitate freight charges. It was finally decided to ship the entire carload from the Baltimore depot Solons to Probe Alleged Profiteering in Rent, Eats and Raiment. The high cost of living in the District of Columbia is to be in vestigated by th? United States Senate. A resolution providing for a rigid inquiry into alleged profiteering in foodstuff, rent and raiment in this city, was adopted yesterday by the District Committee of the Senate, without a dissenting voice. I^ater in the day, the resolution was re ported favorably to the Senate, Th resolution calls for the ap pointment of a subcommittee of fivo Senators, who are authorized to send for papers and persons, to investigate the high cost of living in the District, and to receive and compare the ruling prices of com modities in other cities with tho^e prevaling here. It was agreed that the Investiga tion committee may sit either dur ing the session of Congress or dur ing recesses. Senator Arthur Capper, who will be a member of the committee of inquiry, said: "The high cost of living is one of th* most important matters before Congress. It intimately affects our people and their homes. We should go as far as possible in this investi CO NTT NT ED ON PAGE THIRTEEN. THE WASHINGTON HERALD'S 16 page AUTO-ATLAS ,TT:,re With Authentic Maps of the District of Columbia, Mary land. Delaware. Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. 25c USE THIS COUPON AUTOMOBII.F. EDITOR WASHIJffiTOJf I1KRAI.D Rlrvrnlh Strfft, UoHhlitKlon. D. C. Plena* send me The Herald's Auto Atlas, far which I enrloa 25 mil. In atampa, complete roil. Name ...,) Addreaa Make of Aotomoblle. Alas for Sale at The Herald Office and the Followta* Places! ?liberty Car Snlea Co.. 1212 E St. N. W. National Hewitt Co.. lac.. 718 Eleventh St. Jf. W. Fidelity Auto Mlpply Co., 6th St. nncl Mala. Ave. N. W. l.uwton <>. Herrlmaa, Vermont Ave. at I. St. Jf. W. MeClcllaa Clltnr Store. 415 Eleventh St. N. W. Hotel Harrlnicton. Eleventh and E Sts. N. W. Hotel Sterling. Thirteenth and D Sta. K. W. H. M. Henderaou * Soaa Clacar Store, 14th and R. T. An. If. w Hord'a Tire Co.. KM Pa. Ave. S. E. Eastern Auto Supply Co., 522 8th St. S. E. 14th Belmont Auto Service Station. 14th aad Belmont Ave. If v Central Auto Supply Co_ 1004 Pa. Ave. If. W. Wcafo Clear Store, 40BV4 10th St. W. Columbia Anto Supply Ca^ Thirteenth and II sta. jr. W. Madden Auto Supply Co, 917 H Sta. It. E. J. O. Newman, Newa Staad. 71? 14th St. N. W. E. Fisher. News Staad. 1703 Praia, Ave. If. W. Cfty Claar Store, 1404 G St. If. W., William Faican, 14*4 N. T. Ave. If. W. ( has. E. Miller, Inc. 813 14th St. If. W. W. J. Krouae Stationery Co.. BOS O St. If. W. J. B. Newman, 0th and O Sta. If. W. security Auto Supply Co- 11th aad Eye Sta. If. W. <;eo. C. RIcc Auto Co.. 1313-1337 H St. If. W. Schater * KIdKlcy. 1411 S St. N. W. General Aato Truck C*? Slat St. aad Va. Ave. If. W. Mid City Aato Tire Repair * Supply Hone, 706-10 M St. If. W. J. T. Dunbar. Kewa Staad, 153 Pcaaa. Ave. S. E. W. T. Mentel. Ifewa Staad. S04 Peaaa. Ave. S. (, Coaareaa Hall Hotel. Newa Staad. American Aato Tap Co- 1?M 14th St. If. W. Hohberxcr'a, 3304 Faarteenth St. K. W. Liberty Auto Supply Co- 2214 Fourteenth St. X. W. Edward J. Ervln, 2*0?-8 Fourteenth St. If. W. I- K. Salllvaa Tire to. la. 3. 3213 Faurteeath St. If. W. Wnahlnirton Auto Sapply Co.. 1237 New York Ave. J,. M. Hasklaa, 031 Iflnth St. If. W. DEALERS SUPPLIED UPON REQUEST Bumper Baby Crop Forecast By Statistics Tfmm York. July 14.?N?w York ta to hare a bumper crop of liable* tn 1919. according; to a prophecy of the New York Milk Committee, based on statistics cathered regarding births and Infant mortality for 1918 as com pared with the previous year. "Infant deaths In the metropolis last year totalled ll.?D7. compared with lUd In 1917?an increase of only eighty-nine." aald the committee's re port ^Manhattan in 1919 actually had seT- 1 enty leas baby deaths than in 191T." This. In connection with the fact that the birth rate materially In creased. was regarded as significant ALL CLEVELAND UNIONS MAYQUITi General Sympathetic Strike! To Aid Telephone Em ployes Threatened. Cleveland, Ohio, July 14.?A general sympathetic strike by organized labor in Cleveland loomed as a possibility today In the telephone strike. John A. Groves, secretary of the electrical workers* union, said strikers were likely to bring the proposition ' before the Cleveland Federation of | Labor Wednesday unless the strikers* j demands were met Telephone and union officials have j been asked to meet with councilmen late today in an effort to adjust dif ferences. In a telegram to city officials today Postmaster General Burleson an nounced that he will not interfere with the strike "I will not require the telephone companies to recognise the unions unless they recognised them prior to j government control of the lines." DAYLIGHT LAW GIVEN RESPITE; House Fails to Override Veto and Opponents Plan New Attack. The House yesterday backed up the j President in his fight to save the day light saving law. The effort to over- ! ride his veto of the agriculture ap- ' propriatlon bill, because of the repeal riderr fell 23 votes short of the neces sary two-thirds. The vote was 247 to 135. This action of the House puts an end to the rider, and prevents the Senate from attempting to pass the bill over the President's disapproval. The vote on the veto resulted in the most rigid line-up of ^members from city and rural districts ever witnessed in Congress. Virtually every Representative of a farming section favored the repeal, while the city members were a unit for con tinuing the law. Republican I>eader Mondell and Democratic Leader Champ Clark. Rep resentative Kitchln, Democratic leader in the last House, and many South ern Democrats voted against the President. An analysis of the vote i shows that more Republicans than Democrats voted to sustain the Pres ident's disapproval. Salaries Held T>. The agriculture bill immediately was referred to the Agriculture Com mittee. which wiH meet Wednesday to report the measure with the repeal rider eliminated. Owing to this delay, the thousands of employes of the De partment of Agriculture in all parts of the country cannot be legally paid OOHTINVED ON PAGE FIVE. FEDERAL CLERKS CANVASSHOUSE IN OWN BEHALF Defeat of Good Amendment Barring $240 Yearly Bonus Predicted. OPPOSITION IS BITTER Men from Districts Without Definite Wage Scale in Favor of Act. \ Member* of the House of Repre sentatives were canvaaaed yesterday I by a committee from the Federal Em ployes' Union for expressions on the; Good amendment, which bars those Federal workers eligible under the S3 minimum day Nolan bill from re ceiving the ?S40 yearly bonus already granted. Bach representative was called on in person by the committee, and after the entire office building had been cov ered. it developed that a majority of the members of the House are in favor of defeating the amendment and granting all government employes the yearly bonus of 1240. as well as the minimum wage of 13 per day. The members who stated that they were opposed to the defeat of the amendment, are men that come from districts where no definite wage scale has yet been set. Oppoiied to B^iieiiwanifrt. Representative Sumner stated that he was absolutely opposed to granting even a minimum of $3 per day to gov ernment employes, a large number of whom merely warm chairs in the de partments. ?*I cannot vote for a bill." said Mr. Sumner, "that would give a number of incompetents a wage of S3 a day when all that they do for the govern ment is occupy chairs.** The committee explained to Mr. Sumner that the people who would benefit by the C minimum are em ployes who have spent a number of year* in the government service at a small salary and due to their lack or influence have been unable to obtain an increase. E%th employe to get the minimum} pii? the bonus of 1340 must first be certified by the head of his depart ment, and in the case of incom petents who merely hang on by their influence the certification would not be made. A number of representatives, al-1 though not making any definite state- I ment in regard to the 53 minimum plus the *.*> bonus, agreed to take J the matter under consideration and i do what they could to further the interests of the Federal employes. GERMANY PLANS LEVY ON WEALTH] Erzberger Expects to Raise Ninety Millions of Marks By Tax. London. Julv 14 - Mathias Errberjrer. German minister of finance, expects to raise ?.t*>n.or*! marks by levies on capital, precious stones and metals, according to a dispatch today from the Daily Chronicle's correspondent at Weimar Any sum o 300.000 marks will ^ be regarded m "capital" for the pur- | poses of taxation. The first payments are due in .lan- j uary. Persons taxed may remain in j debt to the state for thirty yean-, j during which time S per cent will be charged toward paying off the war I loan. Government stock will be ac-. cepted as payment. Many Germans believe American capital will enable Germany to cap ture the Russian markets to the ex clusion of British traders, according to a Berlin dispatch to the Daily Mail Insult to Soldiers in Cafe Results in Dismissal of Help and Apologies ; "Every employe connected with the | ! incident that brought humiliation to I soldiers of Walter Reed Hospital has | been discharged, and we stand pre- f pared to make any other honorable! amend." said Thomas J. Kelley, man-1 ager of the United Cafeteria, 1006 F j street northwest, last night. | "The entire affair was a most un ! fortunate misunderstanding," he said, "which occurred before I assumed the management of the establish : ment.M *1 have been In charge of the War | Department restaurant at Nineteenth I and B streets southeast, and have al ways given the utmost consideration to soldiers while there. I shall con tinue it here. I honor them for the sacrifices they have made, and my attitude has always been that they de served the best that the country and the people could give them. "As soon as I took over the man agement of this place of business i started an investigation of this inci-i dent. I'found that the facts were sub-! stantiaUy as reported ud 'tfeat the] 4 two soldier* were justified tn their grievance and the clergyman in mak- j ing a protest." "Accordingly, I summarily dismissed 1 I all concerned. My policy will be In ' the future, as it has been in the past. J to give men in the uniform preference, i ! not only in the matter of employment,' j but in the manner in which they will be treated as patrons." ALLIES TO DEMAND KAISER OF GERMANY Berlin, July 14.?The allies will re quest Germany to deliver the former Kaiser from Holland, according to the Tageblatt. which claims to have gained this information from a re liable* source. The allies will also i make demands for a total of 1$7 per sons, the paper declared. Ivondon, July 14 ?There was no con firmation today by the British For eign Office of the report emanating from The Hague, and printed by the Deutsche Allgemeine Zeltung. that j the Dutch government had agreed to 1 the extradition of the former Kaiser! to London for trial PROVE CHARGES, SAYS WILLIAMS TOM'FADDEN Returns Representative's Claims with Counter Charges. ASKED HOUSE PROBE Comptroller Begins Defense Before Senate Commit tee; Denies Allegations. Comp.roJsfcn Skelton Willi.? iMt n,Kh, , Representative MeFadden to prove his <=h*rs?a that the Treaty ^ ^ **llty of maladmhil^uon ^ efficiency In an open letter to rebuttal to the Renrsytvam. member'. r?olUtle. In* for a Houk lnve.ur.oon of his i4minl.tr.Hon. William. declara. that the Senate lnreatl?atin? oomrnlt now to ""-on. Is the proper body to hear the charge. ? ?he. Onitn Charges. Wiliaras return. McFudden* charga. with counter charge, that the Treas ury Department lnve.tlg.ted the bank of the Representative and that hta action in thig matter brought about the enmity of the Repreeentauv*. H? letter concludes "I aubmlt as an unavoidable alters native that failure by you to pre sent your charge, and evMem to the Senate committee will prove that you distrust either the comm.ttee ar your own case J might suborn, further, that If you shirk the .how down to which you are called you hal'in^ shameful position of temm ,?^ y?Ur to st wi^l. . anoW"r m?" with ^ ilf 1 carefully epread atts.k. hl" character which you sr. ashamed or afraid to support, and no ?f wh,rb >-?u *??? do t you ?ffer. hu. I do not know whether you .re termed in that aspect of the ... As you have assailed ? h.f,?, st^fh^i* \Bd th* p"b"c ' ?h?" r.n I! '.?"7 put ,h" ?etter to tw. *' tbr <"..poaal of the nem.p.p.r. "rJ2 T1'""' to have ? puMlrt. ? to the ^Rfrw#ioT?t| FV - <***1 ?1. ? 52 ~ ?*" Mcfadden, reso lution call, for . How. commit-. by the Speaker of the House to ,n omcl.1 ronduit if .h S,^l,?n Wllh"". romp,roller of the Currency, in hi. caparttv a. comptroller in " the offlce of the Secretary 0r tha IS?* ??* Secretary ' of ? ***? Secretary of War. the lommlMloner of Internal Revenue the *1 R'?Board to 1- O Mc* CorP?rstion. to the ?o ^*1** Board, .nd lion"' Kmerpency Fleet Corpors Mr McFadden expect, to appear "?* Committee on Rule, to which the re solution ha. been r< ferred. and report. At yesterday*, meeting of tha henate Committee on Banking ant Currency, considering the re-sp pointment of Mr Williams a. Comptroller of the Currency. Mt ? llllams becan hi. defen.e acain-t the charges of misuse of poacr brought against him by Frank i. Mocan. attorney f?r nig?r. N.ti?n,i ??nk. and other local banker*. Mr. William, placed In the record, a statement sent out last May to di rector. .nd o...cers of bam.* throucn out the country, attacking u?<?? Cooper, president of the United Stsies roNTixrro os rAuic two 3 STRIKERS DEAD IN ROME,N<Y.RIOT State Troops Ordered Out In Effort to Quell Disturbance. Rome. N T.. July 14 ?Three nKn are known to hava been killed ?>? riot, started today by about ?.??? Its I Ian strikers who resenied ,he use of strike breaker, by severs' manufacturers here. The strik. r. demanded an eight-hour day a.,d higher wafreri The rioting started as the strike breakers were approaching the fac tories to go to work. M;i ny were beaten Into unconsciousness with clubs. The police and tweniv-flvc deputy sheriffs were powerless^*!, > deputy sheriff, were disarmed bv strikers who took their dub. and revolver.. J tune. A Sparge, president of one company affected by the strike w>> held up in his automobile He was beaten with clubs and threatened with fTI" TT* r" <"***"> helpless from his car where glaas and other hr^ksblc J*rts were smashed w.th rocks Sparge s head was severely cut by flying glass. F. J. Devlshev. president of another nrm. was also manhapdled by rioters, and suffered many cut* from living when his automobile waa ansa! I ?d by the n?ob. Hoffman and District Attor ney Evan, appealed by wire to Gov ernor Smith, and Stat* police were or 2Ti L?. In*k# a" h?? ?> ouc it tne noting. AlabaMwu Go Pickaidrag. moonlHrht picnic under the aue picea of the A1 aba ma State f*oc?e< y will take placa tonight n( Oreat Kaita. All Ala bit man 8 are requcate^ to be m Um paviikko ml ?JI a'oioofc.