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P?f0?22 V/eather ?KB CKST MNHKR May Bring United States Directly Into Crisis ' Of Near East. \ FEARS INCREASE AS CABLE IS CUT Allies Speed Peace Con ference ? November 20 Probable Date. '."V . - 1 LONDON. Not. 9.?America may j bscome directly involved in the Near East crisis. The Kemalist Turks are demajnd- | tag return of Mo?ul. a rich sec- j tion of the MesOpotainian oil fields, j in which American capital Is inter- ] ?sted. This territory embraces the , concession of the TurklshPetroleum j Company, in which the United | mates demanded a share in the in- j tcrest of American oil enterptises. " Negotiations relative ?o American participation in thr company were j going forward with Great Britain and France and were nearing a con clusion when the Turks demanded control df the whole district?which is now under the protection of Great Britain. ? Meanwhile <li?patches from Gib raltar report that the.U. S. battle ?*hip Pittsburgh ha a left there for Constantinople to protect American , interests. War Oflce Apprehensive. Apprehension Increased about the war office as hours went by without word from Constantinople, the ca ble having been cut by the Turks at Chanak. At 4east one British soldier has been killed by the Turks. Whether there were more has not been learned. It is presumed that Gen. Harlngton. British commissioner, is making vigorous representations. The war office has been unable ^o learn whether martial law has Vn declared In Constantinople. fT^st reports were that It was im ^ninen^ *pced Peace Conference. Allied spokesmen are now trying to hurry up the Lausanne Near East peace conference in the hope It will avert the war menace at the Dar danelles. The aggressive disposition of the Turkish Nationalists, and their con tinual usurpation of allied author ity in the Near East, make it ad visable, in the opinion of allied rep resentatives. to hold the conference at the earliest possible moment. This view also appear to prevail in the Europeans capitals, thoucrh there has previously been an inclination to ward delay in British circles. The outlook was darker than ever today. There is no communication except by the inadequate land wire. ' The Kemalists. according to the last direct word from the allied com missioners at Constantinople are extending their authority and tak ing over civil administration of the capital In defiance of allied warn ings. Lloyd George lege* Flrmneu. ? All representatives at Constan tinople have been instructed by Uielr governments to take such "energetic measures" as the situa tion may necessitate. Meanwhile brisk interchanges are going on be tween London. Paris and Home. It Is probable the Lausanne confer ence will be held not later than November 2rt. Lord Curzon, British foreign minister, intends to be there. Premier Poinrare. it is un- j derstood. will not attend. Former Premier Lloyd George, in a rapid-fire campaign tofir of Wales, is assailing the easy-going policy) of Premier Bonar Law and making a desperate efTort to arouad the country to the support of more en- ' energetic action in dealing with the I Near East crisis. "I hope Bonar Law will be firm." Lloyd George said at Bridge End. The lyorld is saved by firmness, not by flabbiness. ^At ( ardlff he declared: "*The Unionists promised that European j confidence would be restored be- | cause Bonar Law had replaced an excessively energetic man. What has happened is that European ex- j changes have collapsed. France. JfrvMch is supposed to have been dc- I ^lighted at our downfall, finds the | franc has fallen unprecedentedly. | V?rmany has completely collasped." i Allies Are in Harmony, Says Premier Bonar Law LONDON. Nov. 9.? Prime Minister; Bonar Law. responding to a toast at the 4x>r.! Mayor's banquet in ! t*oild Hall tonight, referring to I Constantinople, declared that so far| the allies bad acted and were act- \ Ing with a most complete harmonv I add unanimity. "Jf. as I have very good reason to hope and believe, that continues I am sure the difficulties will be I overcome. There is only one way i at this moment whereby peace Jan i be secured and the trouble of Eu- ' rope overcome?that is by the allies worklnjr together in complete har mony and accord." as CHARGE EX-KING - FLED FROM TURKS ? ATHENS. Nov. fr.?Former King j Constantino of Greece is charged with inlfrffrlnj with military operation.-* In the recent war against thr Turks Asia Minor hy the government committee Investigating responsibil ity for the disastrous defeat. "Instead of heading his troops when th? situation was difficult. Conatan tine fled as soon as the tide began to ?turn, the committee reported How ever. Cjnstantine probably will not J? 'rted since under the law the *'?*" ministers alone are respon Italian Premier Rebukes Allies; Warships Move Italy Must Be Consulted, Mussolini Tells Jxrn don and Paris. ? ROME, Nov, 9.?Italy is rushing three battleships to the Levant to reinforce the battleship ^rchimede now at Constantinople and protect Italian fnterest*. A virtual ulttmatum was sent to Eilfctand and France today when Premier Xussolini dispatched notes to tell London and Parls^hat hence, 'forth conferences between the two. for discussion of questions | ih which Italy was vitally interest- j cd would be considered by Rome as an unfriendly act. The notes were in reference to meetings of the Frenih and English ! diplomats.* to which Italy was not j invited, although Its interests were I involved. It instated that the post war policy of (treat Britain and [ France ha* been to get together i first on questions of interest to all \ the allies, and then to c*ll Italy. Signor Mussolini has stated that \ he will n??t staiul for this policy. BALLOU SEES D. 0. SCHOOLS BOUND IN SNARL OFREDTAPE Months of Delay Getting Necessary Supplies, He Declares. Until the method used in dealing with* the public schools of the Dis trict is simplified and those in charge of the administration of | school affairs are given more lati tude. there is little hope of educa tional advancement tn Washington. Dr. Frank W. Ballou. superintend ent. said last night before a large gathering of Washlngtonians at the Salon of Arts. ? Following a detailed" account of the ramifications through which ap propriations must go before they become available.' Dr. Ballou ex plained that further difficulties confronted the school body in the matter of expending the money. Mapplr CswsWee Bays. The general supply committee of the government, which unciertslws to dispose of used material sf the government, supplies what It has and authorises the purchase of those articles not on hand. Dr. Ballou cited a case which di rectly followed the Knickerbocker disaster. The fire department, he said, had directed that fire extin guishers be placed in certain halls of the school buildings. There were no available extinguishers, but the supply committee discovered it had some in the Panama Canal Zone. These were sent for and they arc just beginning to arrive. In puother instance it was desired to purchase a graphophone ;?id the supply committee was notified. After some time it was discovered the Shipping Board had one in Cal ifornia. and orders were given to send it to Washington. After con siderable delay it arrived, but minus nearly all the" mechanism no?essary to make it function. The commit tee instructed the School Board to purchase one. At present. Dr. Ballou stated, the general supply committee is con sidering furnishing the new East ern High School with used type writers. These machines can be purchased new in the open market at practically the same price de manded by the committee for the second-hand machines, he said. KmpfcafciseM Difficulties. Emphasizing the difficulties en countered. Dr. Ballou explain* d that although the School Board anu be had worked In perfect harr.ioi.y he I had been obliged to work wicn six I teen instead of nii>e members which | constitute the board. He has dealt with two Directors of the Budftet. thirteen different members of the Senate committee and two new members of the House appropria tions committee, all in two years. Wants Parent-Teacher Clubs in All Schools "I advocate the aims of the Parent-Teachers associations, and belteve that iftere should be one i in every school. It promotes a parental understanding of the 1 teachers, who see more of their * children than does the parent dur ing the year," J. T. Lloyd, mem ber of the Hoard of Education, i asserted last night at a meeting I of the Parent-Teachers Associa I tion of Columbia Junior High | School. Plans were completed for a I circus to be held at the Junior | High Friday, November 17. The following officers were | eiectedt Mrs. Helen B. Glenn, ' president: <5. A. Casey, first vice ! president: Dr. W. S. Deffenbaugh. (second vice president; Miss Ruth [ Weeks, secretary, and Walter Irey, treasurer. JERSEY OFFICIALS DELAY ACTION NEW BRUNSWrCK, N. J., Nov. 0.?In twenty-four hours the Hall j Mills murder investigation has again I slumped from climax to stalemate, j The indictment of two men and a I woman, which was declared to be im [ minent last nfght. seemed as far off as ever today. Wilbur A. Mott. spe cial prosecutor, who had predicted | the case woi^d be placed before the | Somerset County grand jury at once, today said: "I have no statement to make." It is the belief of friends of County Prosecutor BeekrAin that Mott has failed, as Beekman earlier failed, to develop a sound fase for conviction of the murderers of Rev. E. W. Hall and Mrs. Eleanor Mills on Septem ber 14 DEPUTIES VOTE fITHPOINCARE ON DEBTS ISSUE Unanimous in Declaring Payment Hinges on Reparations. APPLAUD DEMAND FOR TAKING RUHR Senators Cheer Proposal For Aggressive Policy Toward Germany. PARIS. Nov. 9. ? Premier Poln care's policy that France should not be required to pay her war debts until she colTects the war indemnities due her from GermSny Is ? unanimously Indorsed by the chamber of deputies. ^The . premier received a unani mous vote of cbitfldence today after he and deputies had emphatically declared their policy regarding pay ment of war loans.- ? Hint? at Kankfrft* Conference. "I will tell the allies," Premier Polncare declared, ."that It Is un just to demand that we pay th?. war debts contracted In \he com mon cause while we are not Paid the reparations due us." The question of war debt* and reparations must be treated to gether, as they cannot be solved otherwise, ?the French premier in sisted. He Intimated that the Interna tional committee of bankers headed by J. P. Morgan might be recon vened. Polncare"* altitude toward the i debt question was stated in more blunt and more ? concrete terms by Deputy I.amire. Weald Cancel Debts. "We furnished the blood and the United States the money." he said. 1 "We should repay the United States only what we borrowed previous i to her entry into the war. The other loan* must be cancelled, es pecially England's, as it was to j lour Joint Interest that we fur | nlahed the men and the equipment , before England was fully mobilized and before the United States en ! tered Xhe war. That must be | counted." * Meanwhile the senate was cheer 1 Ing SVnator Hubert, who attacked the goverumeot Cor not pursuing a more aggressive policy toward forcing Germany to pay repara^ tlons I "Occupation of the remainder of the Ruhr is a strategic necessity," he said. "France must have addi tional guarantees and greater se curity." Premier Polncare in his speech preceding the vote of confidence, dealt with the exchange crisis and the re cent decline of the franc. "The ^catastrophe of the mark shows that France was right In re sisting those wishing to lefed her into 'fiduciary inflation." the Premier as serted. "We can reject the deceitful comparisons which certain foreign speculators wish to establish between '"Jermany's and France's monetary I situations. ? Clemenceau Seek* to Bind Allies' Union in Trip to U. S. * ' *? "Tiger" Celebrates Armistice Day by Leaving On Personal Mission to Win Back Nation's Friendship?Second Visit. By MARCEL HUTIN. Military Crfttfte mm* PI?l?pitU I ttrrf.pondfMl of the Bell* it Paris. PARIS. Nov. 9.?On* the earn* dgy. at an early hour of which the German plenipotentiaries In 1818. signed the armistice at the I cross roads which monument* %e goings to Immortalize. . the gr*at artisan of victory will modestly quit )i1s simple ground floor flat in the Rile Franklin, get Into hi*; automobile and start for Havre, en rout? to the United States. i Today thla man, Clemenceadtj alta facing me before hla famous horseshoe deak. hla hands, gray gloved. Joined upon his kneea. He looks at me with freah color In hi* face and with bright eyes; on hi* brow Is his Inseparable army fatigue <ap. indicating the man always Is ready for a flgh*?but endowed with a grand faculty oT. alienee which for four years ha* succeeded hla Incomparable war activity. (?Meat ef U?sa (ilbaoa. "Well," demenceau began with friendly benevolence. "I'll s stop somewhere atpund Seventy-seeond street in New York?with a painter of great talent whom J do not know at all but whose name ia ('barlea Dana Gibson. "Three daya after landing I will lecture at the Metropolitan Opera House?yea. I see you coming, but be reassured?I'm not going to sin*! "I will apeak in Engllali. Un less I did. It wouldn't be worth making the trip because If 1 apoke In French I wouldn't, bo under atood." They didn't conaider that at the Washington arms conference, I said. . Will Speak la Kacllah. "Yes," exclaimed the 'Tiger,' " "talk about your Washington conference! Not one of the French delegatea apoke Kngliah?they were not like any other delegation?they muat have been era*jr. "I will talk to the American pub lic as a man aure of being liatened to. and I "believe I have big chances of beivg underatood." "You will be somewhat moved Just the same?" I aaked. "J should say ao!" Clemenasau re plied. "Just think; It is fifty-two year* since I *et foot on the United State*. It was there as a very young man that I served my apprentice ship trr<democracy." I suggested that American re porters ??**** *9* ?Phi Ion of New T^TTrtoekysorapera. The Tiger replied. amiring mischievously. "I'll tell them the akyscrapera aren't bad. but a little low?they're ao far from the moon." "Are you going a* an independent crusader or have you contracted with the government In any fash ion ?" I aaked him. "What! Me on a mission?" Clem enceau ejaculated. "What for? It would weaken me In my task. No; it is I. Ciemenceau. who have as signed my*e!t-to a duty which I con alder moat urgent, becauae, more and more. It aeems to me we are be ing<mi*under*tood and misjudged in the gx;eat democratic country of A merica. * % "I am going on my own hook, to employ one of their own phrases, to rob them of the Ides that France Is militaristic snd Imperialistic. That Ig'Whst I wish to tell them. Nothing else. And 1 have every in tention of proving It to them. "I have seen two German In vasions. Thst Is sufficient In one man's career. 1 do not wish to make a third trial, f have a great desire that our* friends over there understand that." ^ Is Caafldeat. The "Tiger" outlined his trip and seemed Indifferent to my prophecy that American crowds would con sider him as a legendary person and would flock to see him. "The receipts from my lectures.** he explained, "will bo for charity and organisations seeking better ment of Franco-American relations. You see 1 do not count on specu lating on this voyage or making ad ditional revenues in the few months I have left td live. "Finally, I am not going to make formal propositions on behalf of anybody, but try to create a stats of mind which will permit, in a fu ture which I hope Is near, of facili tating negotiation*. Then carefully ntudied propositijns may be made the objects of serious agreements capable of succeeding. "I am confident, you bet. If I were not I wouldn't be making this trip at my age and at this season. I have ail sorts of reasons for hop ing that my stay in the United States will bear fruit I consider an entente among America. England and France as the basis for European peace. That is what I will try to make the Americans understand. Tf } fail. I at least will have the satis faction of having tried." AVOID DRY RULING BY FLAG TRANSFER Transfer of registry of the passen ger steamers Reliance and Resolute, df the United American line, from the American to the Panama flag, was announced late yesterday by the Ship pins JJOard. This is first defection from the merchant marine since the Daugh erty dry ruling went Into effect. The Resolute is due to sail on a world crnjge November 15. and the Reliance starts on a Ave weeks' cruise to South American paints In Febrtis ry. NAVY AIR CHIEF - ASKS PLANE QUOTA The United States should build without delay the full tonnage of sircrsft carriers allotted It under the Washington arms conference agree ments. according to Rear Admiral William A Moffett. chief of the Bu reau of Aeronautics, who has just re turned ffom an Inspection of the new airplane carrier Langley. which is conducting experiments In Chesa peake Bay. > "We are allowed a tonnage of 135. 000 tons in carriers for aircraft. under the limitation of armaments treaty." said Admiral Moffett. "and we will need every ton of this to supply an adeodnte aviation complement to the flee*-" Question:?Whether to Take Up the New Steps or Run the Risk of Sitting Out the Rest of the Dance.?By J. N. Darling. tdomt s?e vnmy they CAN'T stick to the good old faswioned waltz and) two Split In Ranks May Force Renomination in Order To Unite Factions. HOLD HOUSE BY 9 AND SENATE BY 8 Harrison, Walsh and Rob inson Contenders for Underwood*s Post. I.ate-t ?*?"' I. TW ... I- ?*? K.r-er-MbT.-e. fa ????? ? her* will ?? 111 Demaernta. mm* ??Hallat. one laArrtadrnt. rr Ik, -h-r. t?r aware by "?* Bayard arpare"''*. w term. Dill len?ln? trr <? WmKIU1** k' " 4. ThMgh U rmm I- ?*? ' ?1" Se?at?rlal rtcf fcT " riM?M la *, ?larmlllr ?? ?? ^ B* plarallt > ?i ?- " ? . %?-?? twmm 48t prrrt.rt. ?w? Will Prealdent Hardin* be re nominated In J?24? . The question waa the* aaked since Tuesday's elactloas r*" aulting in a l.emocratlc land.IWe and Placed both flonaa and Sana'? administration control In Jeoparo> The small margin above a bars ma jority of Senator* and tlvea bearing the RepubUcan stam* rrVo'r STt^SST^^ r^raa^r^ln^. strength in both baanches of Con areas may be expected to bringr **r'" table Stampede to the %?? ( ^u, I element In Conr.eaa Talk of bolt. I from the old-line P?*le?. and I tlon of alignroenta for a new pa 1 h*;.a,;'\?uurtoT\h. auctions in Michigan. Minnesota. 'heDaJkotae ^ Esjx&rsxxz 2SiJi^?i!e development >f ?o f?ned"r*dlcal" Strength In that aectlon Fundamentally. It Is a movement which might Henry Ford far leaderahip?or poa I aibly L?a Follette. May Widen Breach It might develop. bef?re '?5? rolls around, a "rU>u* Kt "ween the breach already exlatln* between I fhVeta'dpolnt 'oVAactlcal politic. laav-Bsrsrv ruf= i eanization machinery to do. were ^ Hardins: to drop out of the race the whole party wo'u.d fly to piece. I? a wild scramble utarted b> ca"dl dates for the nommation- Such a party condition would be ^ere^y to plav into the hands i't ,hf *.~ ?ned revolt. Hording would haie ,o b-> renominated In the hope tkat SSVS JS??,nN?UUe.a. wouM have the machinery because If he dropped out. the machinery *?u" J* smashed under the drive to pos sess it launched by numerous oUie ^There's no' a doubt 'n ,^ *orl* that llardine is join* t.. haw- ? hard time with the CongTesr^'ected Tuesdav. lie douMlesa will ?e< k to postpone his troubles until the in of next year if possible, drl .log through the extra session called for November 2? and the ensuant short session enough legislation f> stand on before March 4. ?hcn t," Pre. ent Congress goes out jf olllc?. Smooth Oat Wrinkles. The time from March until next December, when the regular con vening Of the newly elected Congress occurs, could be utilised in lng to smooth out the party *rlnkl*? brought on by the big inrtux of In dependent Senators and Represent atives. It is doubtfu'. however, that Harding can drive through h program before March 4. or. if he did that he coula remove his troubles ahead. The following year, would be an election year ?h'^ means that each man ^ ??* for himself, and many of them are out for a Presidential nomination. Drastic efforts would be ??de soothe the recalcitrants, but. whether these efforts are luccessful or not. there would be nothins for the ad ministration organisation to do In 1924 except renominate Hardtni?. Senator Coleman duPont. of Del aware. will serve the short ??rm th. Senate until March 4 1??. M ? result of the correction In. the Dal aware votinK yesterday. Following the resignation of Sen ator Walcott DuPont was ?PP0,nt; *d Senator by Gov. W. D. Dennay July 7 1921. to serve until an elec tion was held. WolcotC. term would have expired March 4. Thomas F Bayard, how ever. was elected for the regular term of six year*, beginning March 4. ?u. Right In ??ssie. The Republican senatorial major ity in the new Congress has been cut down to eight votes. It appeared definitely certain late yesterday. With 8enator King, Utah. Demo crat. re-elected by a narrow mar Bin. the Senate will stand. Republicans. 62. Democrats, 43. Farmer-Labor. 1. Returna lata yesterday give the House Republicans a majorlty of nine over tha combined strength or ? Outturn*4 on Pat* Tfcraa. Admiral Blamed For Hazing Casep By Midshipmen Tell Court- Martial WU mm Advocated 'Taking Freshness out of Plebes' ANNAPOM8. Md.. No*. Mid shipmen of th. flrat claaa who were witnesses before the co?rt-martlal now trying basing <ase. at the Na val Academy teatWed today that near Admiral Henry a Wilson. su perlntendent of the Naval Acad emy. bad said he favored haslng to >ome extent and that portion, of letters written to the class had been understood by the midshipmen at Justifying, and even suggest Inr the things for which midship* men are now being triad. The trial of Midshipman John P. Gilmer. Jr.. of 8ar Diego. Cal.. which began Monday, la a*1" before the cAirt. He is charged with haxln* Midshipman James <5. Bonlfant. of Powhatan. Va- and three other members of the foarth .cUas by making .them answer kqueatlons requiring them to aoter a pie raca and to do physical exercises. Midshipman Willis C. Parker. Jr.. was the first midshipman to testify Ts to the remark, of Admiral WU- | ?on. He said that during a talk made by the superintendent last May i to the members of the class, then Just about to become ftrat class men. Admiral Wilson Intimated he fa vored haxlng. The remark fa used a laugh. Parker said Admiral Wilson recognised he had made s mistake and said "I must not say that. It ts against the law. but something must be done to take the freshness out of the plebes." . CHARGE MURDER TO WOMAN WHO TELLS OF ATTACK Mrs. Goldblum May Win Freedom on 'Unwrit ten Law.' A murder charge waa placed against Mrs Fanni* Goldblum In Connection with the ahootMg of Samuel Geor*e Allerra, Wl Sixth street northwest, at her home 768 Hobart street northwest W day. at the Tenth precinct police station yesterday. ? Mrs. Goldblum fa at Emergency Hospital where she i? suffering from a bullet wound in the back of her neck, which she claims waa Inflicted by Allegra after "he had .hot him for his attempts to force his attentions upon her. accoro Ing to her statement to police. Pal lee Believe Her. ( Although the murder charge has been made officially by police. It Is doubtful that It will be sus tained by the coroner". !"??? ?? Detective Sergts. Charles Bradley and Howard Vermillion, who in vestigate the shooting. stated they were inclined to believe the "self-defense." story told by the woman last night. ? Despite her request, that he "stop annoying her." Mrs. Gold blum stated that Allegra con tinued forclnc his attentions, be conln* so threatening that she Was forced to shoot to pr<v.'Ti 1 herself After h?. had been wounded she said he threw her to the floor and wresting the re volver from her. shot her In the back of thj neck. Plmda I'awHttea Confirmation of her story Is be lieved to exist In the fact that several .trands of hair, apparently Mrs Goldblum's. were found tan gled about the revolver. Jacob Goldblum. her husband, who was at work In a clothing store at *S7 T> street northwest^ at the time of the shooting, stated at the hospital last night should his wife be brought to trial in connection with shooting he would invoke the "unwritten law" a. h*r sole de fense.* CRIMINAL ASKS FOR OPERATION ON HEAD NEW YORK, Nov. A msji about 55 years old. who. under the name of George V. L-ster was sen tenced to Blackwells Island Mon day for passing a worthless check, appealed to District Attorney Rus ton today for permission to under go a serious cranial operation in the hope that it may cure him of criminal tendenclea. The case Is being considered by Ruston and Dr. Ernest M. Vaughan. prison physician, who suggested the operation Ruston. It Is believed, will haev the prisoner transferred to a hospital for the operation. Dr. Vaughan said Lester Is suffering from a fractured skull probably sustained ten years ago when he fell from a horse. The physician attributed Lester's law-breaking to this Injury. l.ester refused to give his real name and address, merely saying he Is a college graduate and an outcast of a prominent Virginia family. STILLMAN TRIES TO REOPEN CASE POUGHKEEPSIE. N. Y.. Nov. James A. Stlllman. former National City Bank head, will make another effort In Supreme Court here tomor row to overthrow the recent decision of Referee <*eaaon. lished the legitimacy ?' Gvy Stlllman'. parentage, and denied BUM man's plan for divorce from Mrs. Anna Urquhart Stlllman _ In the copies of the new motion which were served today on John F. Mack, guardian of Guy. and John r. Brennan. of Yonkers. attorney for Mrs. Stlllman. Stlllman claims lack of Jurisdiction on the partaf Justice Morseb*user, who confirmed the ref tree's decision at White Plains re SStlr. J?J*e Morsehauaer will h??r arguments tomorrow. Wants Action on Ship Subsidy and Appropria tions Before March 4. MADDEN IS HERE TO SPEED WORK Leaders Believe President Will Be Forced to Call Sixty - Eighth. In the wake of the election whir* reduced Republic*!! majorities !? both branches of Congress to the danger point, President Htrdlnf last night laaued a proclamation call Ins the Sixty-seventh Congress In extra session on Monday. November 20. ?'Public Interests require the ex tra session.- the President .aid la his proclamation, which d'd B"t mention any specific legislation he sought to have considered It is generally known, however, that th. President wa? actuated in calling Congreas back two weeks ahead ?r the regular session I* order to gam that much time lor ahlp subsidy legislation, which he so earnestly wishes to bs r*??ed ?uistesi mi* asMdy. In the lsst session the Pres' dent was insistent that Congress enact merchant marine relief legis lation and at one time sent a let ter threatening to call an extn session Immedlstely :t theri should be sn adjournment without action on the subsidy bill I*ter. when the coal and railroad strikes dis turbed the legislative program, th* President consented to a postpone ment of action until the December session. The Preaident now believes, the election being over. It wftuld he expeditious for the 8lxt>-seve-.O Congresa to get at Its work ahead of tin* so it may pass appropria tion bills and the ship subsidy measure before March 4. In the minds of many leade-? of both parties there exists gra-e doubt as to whether the snip subsidy bill can get through. Th-v election In their opinion has served to .Increase Ihe dout They point out, that In mappln* out the legislative program f.r the special session and the fol lowing short regular s?-ssi..n be ginning December 4. the admin ? tration Is face to face with puz zling compllcationa Tlse V ell Takes l?. As a general rule. Congress his Its hands full putting through tie annual appropriation bills during the short regular seselon which ends on March ?. In resent ye.r even the appropriation bills, par ticularly those providing the furd? for the army and navy, have been in an uncompleted slat?. when th? gavel has fallen on March < e"d It haa been necessary to flti'ah them up later on. If the administration insist* ui?<*w th? ?hip subsidy bil' and under takes to fore* it through the Sen ate indications are that it will hav# to do so at the risk of sacrificing most of the appropriation bills It Is generslly conceded the subs-ifly will be stubbornly fought In the Senate and that several weeks de bate will be required to brine ? to a final vote. If a filibuster does not develop, in which case a much longer time will be required Passage of the appropriation bine of course, la vitally necesssry to the operation of the government and If any of them remain unpassed on March 4 It would be necessary I for the administration to summon I Congress into extra session again President Harding, it Is known. Is exceedingly anxious to avoid call Ing an extra session next year. < kaare After Mareh ?. On the other hand the President Is keenly desirous of getting the subsidy passed. If he fails to ge? it passed before March 4 Its chan.-ss will be aero. He appears, therefore to be confronted with the alterna tives of giving up the ship subsidy bill or reconciling himself to the neceaslty for calling an extra ses sion next year. Nevertheless House leaders are going to make every efTort to re spond to the administration a wishes Representative Madden, lllinola. chairman of the appropria. lions committee, arrived In Wash ington yesterday and announced work would be started today on the preparation of the appropriation bfls An attempt will be made to rush the appropriation bills through the House and clear the way for the subsidy bill by the first of the year. Even If they succeed, however, the slow-moving Senate will have diffi culty of dlspoalnc of them In the remaining two months of the see ?Ion. . ... ?he senate, upon convening, will resume consideration of the $S.OO#. 000 Liberlan loan bill, to which has been attached numerous riders car rying large sums of money. The Dyer antl-lynching bill Is next on the program, but there Is doubt whether this will be pushed OREGONBANISHES CHURCH SCHOOLS PORTt^AND. Oreg . Nov Ore gon voters Tuesday derisively fav ored abolishing church and private schools for children of grammar school age. except In certain apeclfied and approved Inatancea A compul sory education bill carried by over 11.000 majority. Children between eight and six teen must be sent to public schools except those physically and mentally incapacitated or who live at Incon venient distances from school cen ters. Opponents of the measure have an nounced they will carry thsir lost light .to the courts.