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The Net Circulation of the Washington Herald Yesterday Was 48,920
THE WEATHER.
Today and tomorrow?Fair; not mock
chuit in temperature. Highest tempera
ture yesterday, 90; lowest, 71.
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NO. 4653
WASHINGTON. D. C.. FRIDAY, JULY 25, 1919.
ONE CENT
JAIL TERMS
BREAKBACK
OFD.CJtlOTS
"Gun Toters" Get 360
Days and $500 Fine as
Result of Lawlessness
That PoBce BeBere Has
Subsided Into Permanent
Quiet
SOLDIERS RESTRICTED
TO VARIOUS CAMPS
Troops to Remain on
Guard Over Saturday as
Precautionary Measure.
Coroner Holds Inquest
Over Body of Marine
Killed by Negro.
Brig. Gen. W. C. Haan. command
ing the military forces in the Cap
ital. and Maj. Raymond Pullman, of
the polk* department, made a tour
of the various police precincts of the
city early this morning, and found
the city had been completely free of
race disorder all night
With Washington streets again nor
mal. chiefs of the police, military and
civilian forces that quelled the tur
bulence formulated plans last night
to make the city safe atrainst fur
ther disorder.
? Maj. Gen Haan. Maj. Pullman. Dis
inti commissioner srowniow ana
capuUns of police precinc's con
ferred at the District Building, and
arrangements were mad?; ^^iereby the
slightest indication of trouble will
bring forth drastic measures.
< ourt >rntfarm Turn Trick.
Stern action by the police courts in
dealing with rioters caught with con
cealed weapons was one of tlic most
potent factors in breaking up the
race turbulence, it is considered.
Following the announcement that
? arriere of concealed weapons would
t?e >ubjec* to a fine of IW and
days in Jail, and after several such
sentences had been meted out. fire
arms disappeared almost completely
ard quiet was restored.
Soldiers will be restricted to the
t'oNTIX! El? ON PACE THREE.
INDIVIDUALS CAN
BUY ARMY FOOD
Sale of Surplus Stocks Not
Confined to Community
.Purchasing, Is Decree.
Individuals in Washington may buy
army surplus food, as well as the
municipality. Maj. E. K. Squier. In
charge of the sale of the food for
the War Department, declared last
night.
Maj. Squier's announcement dispels
all anxiety in the minds of the lead
ers in the community distribution
movement here. Heretofore an un
derstanding that War Department
regulations prohibited the sale of food
to individuals prevailed.
"I can see no obstacles to pre
vent us from going ahead with the
work.** John G. McGrath. distributor
of the first carload of food brought
here, said last night. "I was under
the impression that, owing to pres
ent circumstances, we could not ex
pect any more army food."
Not less than ten carloads will be
the next food shipment, and fifty
carloads could be handled safely, if
the District is permitted to pur
chase that much, according to state
ments made by Mr. McGrath.
Returns from the first carload of
food have not yet been completed.
Mr. McGrath said yesterday. If en
tire payments are not received by
Saturday, he must pay the amount
outstanding, which yesterday was
$1,800.
A public meeting, at which plans
for a permanent organisation will
be presented, will be held in the
board room of the District Building
at 8 o'clock tonight. Everyone in
terested in community distribution
is urged to be present.
Austria to Take Up
Peace Treaty Today
Vienna. July 24.?Consideration of
the- peace treaty as presented to the
Austrian delegation by the allies
will begin here Friday. On that
day the chief committee of the Na
tional Assembly will meet in plen
ary session. The assembly will
convene Saturday for a discussion
of the peace terms.
President Seitz. accompanied by
Vice Chancellor Fink and Minis
terial Secretaries Bauder. Zerdick
and Schuropetor have left to meet
I>r. Karl Renner, delegate to the
peace Conference. They will return
to Vienna Friday.
Secretary Bauer announced that
under the financial clauses of the
treaty. Austria's obligations would
immint to 804 crowna par capita
(about J1.600). I
England Indorses
Triple Allianee
London, July 24.?The
house of lords tonight
passed a bill indorsing the
alliance between England,
France, and the United
States for the defense of
France in case of future
aggression by Germany.
The house of lords also
approved the German peace
treaty. The house of
commons had previously
ratified the treaty.
HARTZ COVERS
I FIRST LAP OF
BORDER FLIGHT
Plane Descends at Mineola
And Will Resume
Voyage Today.
? Mineola. N. Y.. July 24?Col. Ruth
I erfbrd B. Hartz, who started from
I Washington at 10 o'clock this morn
ing on his R.flOft-mile flight around the
borders of the United States in a
two - engined Martin bombing plane,
landed at Hazelhurst Field here at
12:47 this afternoon, and will start
for Augusta, Maine, about 7 o'clock
tomorrow morning. From there th<
next jdmp will be to Cleveland; thence
to Duluth. to Seattle, to San Diego,
to San Antonio, to Miami, and then
back to Washington.
With Col. Hartz are Ernest E. Har
mon and Lieut. Lotha A. Smith, re
serve pilots: John Harding, master
electrician, and Sergt. Jeremiah To
bias. mechanic.
Speed of lOO Mile* an Hoar.
The plane carries 300 gallons of
pasoline. sufficient for ten hours in
the air. It has twin twelve-cylin
der liberty motors of 420 horse
power each, capable of a speed of
100 miles an hour.
The proposed flight is the longest
i yet attempted by the army Air
] Service. The route lies over thirty
| one States, thirty-six mountains,
j twenty-seven railroads and eighty
j eight rivers.
It has been expected the plane
would reach Augusta this evening,
j but the plan of completing the first
leg today was abandoned after
landing here. A leak in the oil
and water tanks developed as the
plane was passing over Baltimore
and Sergt. Tobias calmly made his
way out on the eighty-flve-foot
wing, swung himself to the wires
j below and made repairs just as if j
the plane were in its hangar in- I
stead of rushing through the air at j
a ninety-mile-an-hour clip with the
j earth some .">,000 feet below.
Hase Becloud* View.
j Haze prevented observations and ,
the course was laid by compass with
such precision that the plane headed
directly for the selected landing place. |
On the way up the Hudson Valley ,
; tomorrow the trans-Continental fliers j
; will be greeted by the fleet of six |
Curtiss and four DeHaviland planes |
! that left here today carrying a dele
I gation of airmen to confer with Gov
j ernor Smith on a project for the lo- |
cation of landing fields in various!
! cities and towns of the State.
HELLOGlRLSWIN
OVER BURLESON
Operators in Five Pacific
I Coast States Triumph in
Back Pay Fight.
| Director General Burleson, of the
j Telephone and Telegraph Administra
; tion. has ordered back pay to January
11, 1919, for telephone operators in five
i States on the Pacific Coast, it was
announced last night by Miss Julia
O'Connor, president of the organized
telephone operators.
This decision was reached at a con
ference with Miss O'Connor, John J.
? Purcell, president of the International
| Brotherhood of Electrical Workers,
! and the Wire Control Board. i
In granting the back pay, the Wire |
; Board recognises the claim of 12,000
| operators in the States of Washington, j
Idaho. Oregon, Nevada and California j
for an increase dating from the ex- j
j piration of the union's former contract |
I with the companies. January 1, 1919, j
| which claim the companies have |
fought for the last seven months.
Selling Soft Drinks
Now in the Waldorf
NeW York. July 24? Foaming Ice,
cream sodas today began to slide
across the mahogany bar of the Wal
dorf-Astoria Hotel, where of yore the
barkeepg would have fallen in a faint
had they been asked for such-like.
Sundaes also made their appearance.
A half-dozen young men have been
installed to dispense drinks from the
new soda fountains. The first day's
receipts were about $300--which would
have been regarded as mere pin
money in the old wet day a. I
Inspectors Finally Revoke
Charters of "Lord Balti
more" and "The Penn."
MANY LIVES MENACED j
Expert Says Carriers Have
Failed to Pass Stability
Examinations.
Summary revocation of the charters
of the steamers "Lord Baltimore" and
"The Penn," by the U. S. Steamboat
Inspection Service, yesterday disclosed
that Washingtonians have been travel
ing on the Potomac to Norfolk, Va.,
on craft which have menaced the lives
I of thousands of slimmer vacationists,
i These steamers, comprising the fleet (
' of the Washington and Southern Navi
gation Company, have been popular
with those seeking coastwise recrea- i
tion on week-end trips.
Fail to Pau Testa.
George Uhler. supervising inspec
tor general of the Steamboat In-1
spection Service for the Depart
ment of Commerce, admitted last
night that both of the river ear
ners had failed \o pass "stability
test$" made on last Friday and
Sunday by his agents. |
The "Ix>rd Baltimore" was with
drawn from service about two I
weeks a^ro. ostensibly for overhaul? j
ing.
Both steamers have been in the ,
service on the Norfolk-^ ashington j
route since May 29. How they j
were passed as seaworthy and ca- j
pablc of carrying approximately 700
I excursionists on regular trips is J
something that the supervising in
i spector general will investigate, i
Since they have been in the serv
| ice both boats have encountered
? so many minor difficulties and time
j delaying breakdowns as to occasion
much unfavorable comment.
! When the "Penn" was withdrawn
from tTie service an announcement
was issued by the company that
steps were being made to replace it
with a more modern and commodl
; ous steamer.
Officer* Ape Mum.
Officials of the Washington &
I Southern Navigation Company were |
reticent last night about the future,
of the suspended steamers. It was
intimated no attempt would be |
made to remodel or repair the boats ;
to conform to government regula
tions. Instead, it was intimated the
boats removed from the river serv- (
ice would be replaced.
Supervising Inspector Uhler de
clared he was making an investiga
tion of the service and that officials (
reports detailing the result of the,
inspections would be issued today.
THIS LANDLORD
' PAYS FOR EATS
Also Refuses to Raise Rents
Of His New York
Tenants.
New Tork. July 24.?New York
I has discovered a new type of land- j
j lord. He is a real, honest to good- j
| ness landlord. He is' a human be- ,
ing. and if Nafhan Hirsch. chairman
j of the mayor's committee on rent j
profiteering, has any sayso this ex
I traordinary person will have his
I picture hung In the Hall of Fame.
He is A. Aaronson. He not only
irefused to accept increases in renti
from his tenants, some eighty-six
! in all. but he took forty of them j
out to dinner just to show them
I that he was a good fellow and that
he desired the good will and friend
ship of the tenants rather than their
hard earned dollars. J
Aaronson controls a practically
new apartment house. It is a first- |
1 class building.
I Cats Rent Inereaaej Give* Dinner.
The tenants have been enjoying
moderate rents, some of them pay
ing $9.50 and some $10 a room. Last
! year, according to Mr. Aaronson.
the house was operated at a loss,
so he decided that he would increase
| the rents $2 a month. Forty of the
tenants In the house complained to
the mayor's committee and Mr.
Aaronson was invited to appear.
The landlord learned from Chair
man Hirsch that the tenants had
complained of the increase.
"All right," Mr. Aaronson de
clared. . "If they cannot pay the in
crease I will agree that they remain
In my house at an average rental of
$9.50 to $10.50 per room."
Britain Submits New
Offer to Coal Miners
I^ondon. July ?4. ? The government
has made a new offer to the striking
British coal miners, it was stated to
day. The offer is now under considera
tion.
The conference between Premier
Lloyd George and ministers took a
recess at 10:30 a.m. without a settle
ment. The meeting was to be resumed
this evening. ? j
4 OFFICERS OF PACIFIC FLEET
EN ROUTE FOR WESTERN COAST
AJJMBIAZ, WOOD ~?
Pacific Fleet
Best Jap
\
America's new Pacific fleet, now
en route to Western waters by way
of the Panama Canal; will not only
equal the strength of the Japanese
navy, but in many respects will be
superior.
When the two days required to
negotiate the canal are past, the
United States will have a Pacific
coast guard of 200 ships, under com
mand of Admiral Rodman. *
The entire Japanese navy numbers
207 ships, according to the Japanese
Embassy.
Establishment of the Pacific fleet
is only a beginning of the assertion
of power on the western oceans by
the United States.
It is in accordance with the new
"three-year program" asked by the
Navy Department i#nd granted by
Congress in 1916.
This program authorizes a total
addition to the American navy of
156 vessels of all types, and a dupli
cation of the previous program call
Matches
an Can Boast
ing for ten battleships and si* hat
tie cruisers.
By 1923, when construction is
completed, the navy will have thir
ty ships of the heavy gun type in
the Pacific and thirty-one in the
Atlantic fleet.
Three years from now. if the
Japanese government continues its
present program, the United States
will have twenty superdreaduoughts
and battle cruisers, compared with
Japan's fourteen.
At the same time both the Atlan
tic and Pacific fleets will be roiinded
out with the proper proportion of
scout cruisers, destroyers, subma
rines and auxiliary craft of all
kinds.
Urge French Soviet
Budapest, July 34.?Hungarian Soviet
leaders addressed a wireless mani
festo to the French proletariat today
inciting them to establish a Soviet in
France.
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Address
Make of Automobile.
K\no for Sale at The Herald Office and the Following Placesi
liberty Car Sales Co., 1212 E St. N. W.
National llewirt Co.. Inc., 71S Eleventh St. N. W.
Fidelity Auto Supply Co., 6th St. nnd Mjisk. Ave. N. W.
I.awton (i. Herri man, Vermont Ave. ?tl St. N. W.
McClellan Clisar Store, 41B Eleventh St. N. W.
Hotel Harrington. Eleventh and E Sts. N. W.
Hotel Sterling. Thirteenth nnd D Sts. N. W.
H. m. Henderson & Sons Ciaar Store, 14th and N. Y. Ave. jy. W.
lloyd's Tire Co.. 650 Pa. Ave. S. E.
Eastern Auto Supply Co., 522 8th St. S. E.
]4<h A Itelmont Auto Service Station, 14th and Belmont Ave. \. w
Central Auto Supply Co., 1004 Pa. Ave. N. W.
West's Ciaar Store, 405?/as 10th St. N. W.
Columbia Auto Supply Co.. Thirteenth and II Sta. N. W.
Madden Auto Supply Co., 917 H St. N. E.
J. D. Newman, New* Stand. 710 14th St. N. W.
K. Fisher, News Stand, 1703 Pensa. Ave. N. W.
City Cigar Store, 1404 G St. N. W.
William Fa?can, 1404 N. Y. Ave. N. W.
( has. E. Miller. .Inc., 812 14th St. N. W.
W". J. Krouse Stationery Co.. OOS G St. N. W.
J. B. Newman, 9th and G Sts. N. W.
security Auto Supply Co.. 11th and Eye Sta. N. W.
Geo. C. Rlee Auto Co., 1515-1527 II St. N. W.
Schafer A Rldgley, 1411 * St. N. W.
General Auto Truek Co., 21st St. and Va. Ave. N. W.
Mid City Auto Tire Repair 4: Supply House. 706-10 M St. N. W.
J. T. Dunbar, News Stand, 155 Penna. Ave. S. E.
W. T. Mentel, News Stand. 504 Penna. Ave. 8. E.
Conmmi Hall Hotel, News Stand.
American Auto Top Co., 1608 14th St. If. W.
, Hohberaer's. 5504 Fourteenth St. K. W.
IJber^y Auto Supply Co., 2214 Fourteenth St. BT. W.
Edward J. Ervlu, 2606-8 Fourteenth St. N. W.
I,. k. Sullivan Tire Co. No. 2, 5215 Fourteenth St. FT. W.
Washington Auto Supply Co.. 1227 New York Ave.
1,. M. Hasklns, Ml Nlntk St. N. W.
Adams Newa Ageney, ?02 G St. N. W. %
Dan Courtney's Cigar Store, No. 8 G Bf. W.
Tke Gilbert Garairc, 2007 - 18tk.
Federal Auto Supply, 477 Feanaylvanla avenue.
Capitol Tire Co^ 650 Pennsylvania S. K.
Clarendon Garage, Clarendon, Va.
Bayer's Pharmacy, Clarendon. Va.
DEALERS SUPPLIED UPON REQUEST (
WILLIAMS SAYS
HE DID NOT TRY
TO BRIBE BANK
Comptroller Denies State
ment of President Poole
Of Federal National.
j INVOLVE FLEET FUNDS
U. S. Financial Chief Offers
Correspondence to Con
tradict Allegations.
Further evidence refuting charges
of discrimination in depositing gov
ernment funds was introduced in
the testimony of John Skelton Wil-|
liams. Comptroller of Currency, be-1
fore the Senate Committee on Bank- j
ing and Currency yesterday after-'
noon.
Mr. Williams submitted letters
from Rolf Boiling of the Emergency
Fleet Corporation. W. Soleau. comp
troller of the Shipping Board, and
j Louis G. Kaufman, president of the
| Chatham and Phenix National Bank
| of New York, emphatically denying
charge* made by John Poole, presi
dent of the Federal National Bank,
that be had been offered a large de
: posit of Emergency Fleet Corpora
! tion funds if he would place
$100,000 in the Chatham and Phenix
Bank.
Mr. Soleau declared that in re
{ moving from the Federal National
I Bank certain Shipping Board funds
i he had informed Mr. Poole that the
money was to be placed in the Fed
eral Treasury with other Shipping
Board funds.
Poole < harjera F abrication.
In his denial of the Chatham and
Phenix Bank transaction Mr. Boi
ling declared:
"Mr. Poole's entire version of the
incident is largely a fabrication, or
a distortion of actual facts."
Mr. Williams began his reply to
Frank J. Hogan. attorney for Riggs
National Bank, by submitting testi
, mony offered in the suit brought
against the office of the Comptroller
of the Currency by the Riggs Bank.
He referred especially to the cus
tom of the Riggs Bank of keeping
a clerk in the office of the Comp
troller in order to obtain advance
information on banking affairs. He
declared that at the time the clerk
was dismissed by Secretary McAdoo
I she had been in the Comptroller's
j office for eight years.
| ( lalinn IlifCK" >atlonal Favored.
I Mr. Williams testified that during a
four-year period, preceding his ac
ceptance of office, the Riggs National
Bank had enjoyed the use of mure
: than ten times the amount of govern
i ment deposits allowed the other
national banks of Washington.
Immediately following the separa
! tion of Milton Ailea from the Treas
ury Department, he said he was of
fered and accepted a position with
the Riggs Bank.
At the morning session. A. E. Jones,
of the First National Bank of Union
town, Pa., testified, charging the
Comptroller with maladministration
of the affairs of the bank at the time
1 of its failure, and with having "jug
gled" coal stock belonging to the
bank to his personal advantage.
On examination by members of the
committee. Mr. Jones admitted that he
had no documentary evidence sup
porting his charges, but that they
were based on his personal opinion of
the affair.
BRITAIN TO FIGHT
SOCIAL REVOLT
Will Check Attempts to
; Overthrow Government,
Says Bonar Law.
Iy>ndon. July 24.?Great Britain will
use her whole force to combat any |
attempt to overthrow organized gov-:
ernment, Andrew Bonar Law, spokes
man of the government, declared In :
the House of Commons today.
"The government is aware," ho
said, "that there are a number of
people, happily not a large number
who are aiming at the destruction
of the whole social and political sys- 1
tem. They are engaged also in fo
n?.onting discontent."
Bonar Law said the government
would employ its whole force against
undue pressure of any kind which
these people might attempt in striv
ing for their aims.
AUSTR1ANS DIVIDED
ON PEACE TREATY
I London. July 24.?Indications ?r#
that the Austrian National Assem
jbly will be unable to validate the
'? peace .treaty, according to an Ex
j change Telegraph dispatch from
? Vienna.
I The dispatch declared the German
1 national party would vote against
the treaty while the delegates from
Tyrol. Carinthia and Styria would
abstain from any expression what
ever.
Chinese Aid Siberian Reds.
i London. July 24.?Dispatches from
Helsingfors today said that Bolshe
vik force# with the co-operation ot
Chinese, had met Japanese troops in a
! battle at Blagovieahchensk. capital of
i Amur province, Eastern Siberia.
ROB ILLINOIS BANK
OF LIBERTY BONDS
Hillsboro. III., Julr ? - T*? State j
bank of Donnelson. twelve miles eouth
of here, w&b robbed of Liberty bond* j
and other securities valued at between j
rs.ooo and J11S.000 early Wednesday |
morning.
Charles C. Mansfield, president -of j
the bank, declared today the registered
Liberty bond* and negotiable papers
taken amount to 150,000. He said the '
unregistered papers and securities may
increase the loot to I115.000.
RUSS REDS CLAIM
ONEGA HAS FALLEN
?
London. July 24?Kussian Bolshevik
wireless report* received here today
claimed the capture of Onn?. on the i
Archangel front According to the
Bolshevik statement. they are now at- j
forded an opportunity to drive the
British forces from Archangel.
Onega la eighty-five mile* south
west of Archangel at the mouth of ]
the Onega River. _
ACCUSE WILSON
OF SECRECY IN
FRENCH TREATY
Full Text Withheld from
Senate in Violation of
Terms, Is Charge.
President Wilson's failure to deli\#?r!
to the Senate the treaty signed in J
Pari* by Premier Cleroenceau and
himself, guaranteeing the assistancej
of the Tnlted Staetv to protect the
French frontier against German in-1
vaxion. occasioned a dramatic de
bate in the Senate yesterday.
Senator Brandegee. a member of the
Foreign Relations Committee, read to
the Senate the full text of the treaty.
which the President thus far has
withheld from the Senate The Sen
ator obtained his copy, not from the
White House. bul from the current
issue of a New York weekly mag-aiin
In presenting the treaty Senator
Brandegee accused the President of
a direct violation of * provision in
the treasy wtiirh miyl"''' that it b*1
submitted to the Senate and to the
Fiench Chamber of Deputies at the
same time the treaty with Germany
was presented.
Clemenoesu Obeys Order.
Premier Clemenceau has complied
with this provision in the treaty, it
was shown, whereas the Senate has
heard from the President nothing
about the treaty except his promise
made in the rei ent speech to tlie Sen
atee that the treaty would be deli*
ered at a later date.
The article In the treaty to which
Senator ISrandegee referred is a* fol
lows.
"Article IV".?Th* present treaty
will t?e (ii.bmittid *? th?- Senate of
the Init'd Stat.s at th<- same time
as th. treaty ?>f Versailles is sub
mitted t? the Senate for its advice
and consent t<> ratification"
Senator Mf supplemented Se n
ator r.rand<ee. s ? marks b> pro
ducing a .opj of ih.- Pans Fit-aro
of July 3. containing th-- t<-xt or
the trvatv wlurh had just been prc
sented to the French Parliament:
and a copy ofthe London Times, of
July 4 asserting that the treaty
had be. n delivered to the house of
commons.
In both England and I-ranee. Sen
ator I-odge declared, the provision
of the treaty have beer compli-o
with while in the I'nited States the
treaty has been withheld without
explanation.
The debate following Senator Bran
degee'* introduction of the subiect wan
stormy at times, adm.nistration Sena
contimtd on rxr.B Fnrit
Waiters TipTax
Of 10 Per Cent
New Wrinkle
1? a host to a dm in i party in one
of the local hotels or restaurants
finds a 10 per cent addition levied
to his already overburdened bill he
must calmly "cough up." It is
merely the waiter's "tip tax " New
York is doing it now. after recover
ing from the first shock.
Printed on the menu cards in
most of the leading dining places
in the metropolis one finds a heart
breaking cllmrx in the curt words:
"Waiter's tip. 10 per cent of check
This is paid for "service." and con
stitutes the amount of standard
tins The innovation is the direct
result of agitation by the Waiters*
Union of New York
So far Washington h"tel managers
have not adopted the idea, hut they
eive an ominous warning that it
mav be tried in the near future.
Baltimore hotels are known to be
favoring the plan.
Troops Called to End
Strike at Leavenworth
Leavenworth. IT^ns.. July 54,-Arrlval
of troops from Kort Riley. Camp
I lodge and Camp Grant today was ex
pected to end the strike of prisoners
In the disciplinary bairacks.
Commandant Rice said when the
emergency troops arrive prtsor.es will
come out of their cells and worK.
Meanwhile It was .ntlmated b'Md
and water is th* mutineers' o?!y food.
TACT NOTES \
AROUSE IRE
IN CONGRESS
League Compromise Plat
Finds Senators of Botl
Parties United in Oppo
sition to Ex-President'i
Attempted Interference
CALL LETTERS EFFORT
TO SAVE REPUBLICAN!
Hitchcock Scents Schcmi
To Go Ove1- Wilson':
Head and Assume Direc
tion of Leaders on th<
Democratic Side.
The plain of ^om pro mis*- pi opon**
! by formal I'rr*i4ent Tuft for ;? *. :-vm
tion* on the l^acu* of nations covo
nant hav" Hioun.il m??>? res* ntm* it
than support in the 8ffiatr. Neii? .?
th#> frifnd? nor fwn of the loicu
.will have am thine lo ?io w ith th
reservations propo^.-d by hnn In H?
tetter.* to Chairman W ill H.*\s. nt .-j
aere made public Ih>>? Utdii'sd;.
Administration Kfratltn1 mho h.iv
been carrying on the hcht lor ch
league ..ii esp*>?-iaU.v arouieht up ????!
the apparent purpo?*e of T.ift to ta!
the leadership out of then hani
and effect a comproinin 4n *ftr< c*
opposition to the wi*h?s o< th' Pi* ?
lOent. Senator Hitchcock. the re? .*<
ntzed leader iri th? fight. ?>.-?id it look
, *-d at if Taft ha?J under taken to ^
over the head of th* Prevalent ao<
assume direction of the [fc-mocrati
Senator* huns? If
Tryian to *a?e O. r.
"Taft in evidently trying to *av
the Kepubli<an party. Hitehctic
said, "and he is trying to do ihtf b:
taking over the leadership of Seit*tori
; on the l?emorrwiia md* W? bar*
always eonmdered Tart a s?ncrr
'friend of the leagu.. hat hu chanjr*
of tront will not alter tl>e situation a
m<1. ?o far as the L>emocratie Senator,
a re t-oneemed.''
f On the other hand Taft's conv.ra
ouatixtto ox pnm
HOLD SHANTUNG,
AIM OF JAPAM
Has No Intention of Relin
quishing Claims to
Chinese Province.
Japan Has no intention ..f .innov.r.
ing to other nation* at a hat i mi< )
propose* to relinquish her <lwinv- ?
Shantung, the great Chun-.? provtfi-.
practically ced.-d to ?ie? b\ th? IVa?<?
< 'onfenem-e.
This attitude wt> .'st-ertained. n(t- i
a call at the State iHpartment cf II*'.
Iftebucht. the Jaftattes*- chair* o *
.aires, where he discussed at ien^it
the Shantung situatioi with official
of the department. Th** reasoning ar
arguments of Japan on the ? ub'e. i
weie of a highly ver <1 net* r.
vieaed from the diplomatic Mand
point; but. however, indicate that
she is In Shantunic no one can p'i*
her out.
The fact that Japan hap he^un ->?
won to respond to the g^neial d- -
tnand in the Senate and elaewhet^
that she do more than generalise on
the question of giving Shantung *?ack
'to China, will attract very wide at
tention here and in Europe The at
titude she assumes will uidoulHedi
cause some trouble and ci-rtainly %
sensation in the Senate
BELA KUN LEADS RED
ADVANCE ON RUMANIV
^ ^nnt, July 24.?The Hungarian
Reds. continuing their offensive
I against the Rumanians, are advano
ing along the entire bank of the Ti*a*
River.
i Reports received here stated the RH
offensive was being directed by Beta
Kun. <This apparently refutes the rt>
port that Bel a Kun had he*-n ouM?-a
hp dkta'.or of the Muiuarwii <V?m
tnunist government, c nates that
he has returns! to .)
The Red forces. mr drive in
ward Grosawardeln ^ <<aptured ttm
important towns ?f ^*ente* and T?h
ix?k-Sxentnnklos.
Italian-British Plot
In Montenegro Charged
Trieste. July 21. ? Report- from
Agram declared that at a recent meet
ing of the council of state. Great Brit
ain and Italy were accused of plotto**
[to restore Nicholas I to the Montrne
i urin throne.
Nicholas, former king of Mooteneg'o.
1 was deposed during the war by a
' pro-Jugo-Slav faction. Agram tne
s??u:\?c of th?* foregoing report is u??
I capital of Croatia and Slavooa.

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