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V*v ?'? ' ? v Gosinz New York Stocks, Page 26 Member of the Associated Press The Associated Press Is esrtiaiwl; entitled to the tino for republication of all n?-ws dlspfciclies credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paper and also thfc local news published herein. All rights of publication of special dispatches herein are also reserved. Yesterday's Net Circulation, 91,225 c ?4. f. No. 27,533. TWO CENTS. PRESIDENTS FIRST DRAFT OF LEAGUE GIVENTOSENATORS W. C. Bullitt, Emissary to Soviet, Says Col. House Gave Original to Him. ONLY ARTICLE X REMAINS INTACT, HE DECLARES "Little Contact Between Top of t Delegation and Experts," Committee Is Told. President Wilson's original proposi tion on the league of nations, written by him on his own typewriter, was liled with the Senate foreign relations committee today by William C. Bullitt of Philadelphia, formerly attached to the American peace delegation at Paris. The copy was presented to Mr. Bullitt by Col. E. M. House, and bore the inscription by the latter. "In ap preciation of your help in the hour of need." Article X All That Remains. The witness gave the committee a record of all plans for a league, and ! said, in answer to a question by Sena- ! tor Knox, that in its final form the oiify proposal by the President that ' remained intact was article X. Senator Knox wanted to know if ; there was not. a feeling of dissatis-< faction at Paris at the way in which i the American delegation's work was handled. "There was little contact between I the top of the delegation and the ex- ! perts," Mr. Bullitt replied. Quotes Secretary Lansing. Mr. Bullitt testified that Secretary Lansing told him in Paris last May ; that if "the Senate and the American people knew what the treaty meant it would be defeated." "Mr. Lansing told me the day I re signed." the witness said, "that he was opposed to that part of the league covenant relating to a mandate for Armenia. He said be considered the Shantung award and the league of natiohfe bad?that the league would be entirely useless: that the nations had arranged the world to suit them selves. and that England and France gat what they wanted. "Lodge Would Understand." "Alter saying he believed the Sen- ? ate would defeat the treaty if it real ized Its meaning. Mr. Lansing ex-! pressed the opinion that Senator Knox really would understand the treaty, thai Mr. Lodge would, but that Mr. Lodge's position would become purely political." The committee senators burst Into a round of laughter, and Mr. Bullitt saVd he begged to be excused from reading any more from the memoran dum of his conversations. Secretary Lansing, Henry White and Gen. Bliss all expressed vigorous i opinions regarding the treaty, Mr. Bullitt said. Senator Lodge asked if the opinions were enthusiastic. "I regret to say they were not," said Mr. Bullitt. X It was no decret in Paris, he de clared, that Lansing, White and Bliss objected vigorously to numerous pro visions trl the treaty. Whetf Senator Lodre ' said he thought the Secretary's opinion on Shantung was known, Mr. Bullitt added. '"X think Secretary Lansing was not at all enthusiastic about the league of nations." Emissary to Soviet. , Mr. Bullitt said he was sent to Rus sia by Secretary Lansing in February to obtain from the soviet government a statement of exact terms on which it would agree to stop fighting on all fronts. Before proceeding Mr. Bullitt said lie asked Col. House a number of questions bearing on the American position, and Col. House told him, he said, that if the bolsheviki were ready to stop fighting and declare an armistice the United States would approve. Mr. Bullitt was in Russia one week and on his return to Paris sent a re port to President Wilson. There was serious discussion of conditions in Russia and the ques tion of withdrawing troops, Mr. Bul litt testified, and it was because of this that he was directed to proceed to Petrograd. From Heisingfors Mr. Bullitt sent confidential telegrams to the Presi dent. Secretary Lansing and Col. House explaining conditions as he found them and saying Lenin and others associated with him realized the need of peace. They were ready, he said, to pay their foreign debts. Asked how this information was re ceived by the American mission, Bul litt said: "CoL House wrote me a telegram of congratulation, but because it was signed "House and mission' it was not sent. The colonel gave it to me when 1 got back to Paris." CoL House Favored Flan. Mr. Bullitt and CoL House were en thusiastically in favor of making peace on the soviet proposal. A day or?.l.w?i laV'r;. while having breakfast with Lloyd George and Gen. Smuts the former urged him to publish his report on Russia, which gave first hand information of the situation there under bolshevik regime. ! "I prepared a statement for the ' press," the witness said, "which I i submitted to the mission, none of' whose mfmbers was ready to take ' the responsibility for the publication i It was referred to the President who said he did not want it printed at that time. Mr. Bullitt said the President made an appointment with him. but can celed it Decause of a headache. "Later Col. House explained to me " the witness added, "that the President had a single-track mind, and as he h* c?o,a MYERS POLICE PAY MOVE TO BE TAKEN UP MONDAY ? The Myers' joint resolution provid ing that no money appropriated by Congress shall be used to pay mem bers of the Washington police force who are also members of a union af filiated with the American Federation of Labor or any other outside organi sation is to be taken up by the Sen ate District committee at its regular meeting Monday morning, it was said Senator Myers will press for action ?B lila resolution, he said. A number of other senators are known to be in sympathy with the resolution. PRESIDENT PLANNED TO ASK VOIDING OF POLICE UNIONS Riots at Boston Caused Him to Consider \ Appeal to A. F. of L. to Annul Charters in Thirty-Seven Cities. by DAVID tAWRESCE. j ON BOARD PRESIDENT WIL SON'S SPECIAL TRAIN. September 12.?There will be no more strikes' of policemen in the United States, if President Wilson can prevent it. He purposely digressed in the midst of his speech at Helena last night to condemn the race riots in various parts of the United States and to ex press his disapproval of the move inent which would make P?b^>ej strikes by police unions in America. ( The President was aroused by news . paper reports of disorders as a consequence of the Policemen? | strike there. Also he has been wait ing an opportunity to show the reia j tionship between race riots ?ndT^^Frt ! toms of bolshevism in the United States. | Longest Speech of Trip. 1 His reference to domoBtic dist^ur-b-1 ances of this kind came fct the end of the longest speech he has made on his trip. He discussed the necessity for early action on the peace treaty.then pointed to the growth of disorder around the world. Earlier he had sent a telegram to Commissioner Brown low at Washington, hoping that no issue would be brought to a head in the National Capital, with reference to the police unions, until the labor conference could study the question next month. ... But it was feared later that the telegram might give the impression that the President was receding from the position adopted by Commissioner Brownlow after a conference with President Wilson a few weeks ago. Mr Brownlow announced then that the District of Columbia Commission ers had no objections to a police or ganization as such, but It must not be affiliated with any other labor organi sation. Considered Charter Drive. That is President Wilson's position today, and the situation which has arisen in Boston caused the President to consider seriously the sending of a request to the American Federation of Labor that charters which have been granted in thirty-seven cities to po lice unions be withdrawn. He decided later, however, to ?* press his viewpoint in a public speech. It was known aboard tlie train that the President would tackle the po LAST HEARING ON Operattoiftti Comt>aflt*tf?jPf dicate Shortage for Past fwi Years, Commission Is Told* ? . j Indefinite continuation of the pres ent 95-cent gas rate in the District was urged upon the Public; Utilities Commission at a public hearing' today by the Washington and Georgetown gas light companies. . . .. The ? rate automatically .return* to SO cents September 20, unless other wise ordered by the commi?ion. Testi mony today showed that even with the 95-cent rate the companies are e&rninz but 5 per cent on their vai utuonf as established by the utilities Attorney Benjamin 8. Minor, for the companies, stated that their earninBS,for the year will be short more than of producing a 6 per cent return. For the pa?t two years tarnings, he said, have fallen short of yielding a ? per cent return by about $226,000. If the figures presented at the hear IniF are substantiated by the cominis sion's experts, who will exajnine the companies' books, there is HtUe doubt. it is Indicated, that ?5 cents will con tinue, for the present at least, as the charge for gas in the District. The commission expects to dispose of the case in the next few days. This will be comparatively easy. a? it has checked up from month to month figures submitted by .the gas concerns as to their operations. Today's hearing apparently attract ed little public attention, but pro test against granting ,of the petition being presented. This was from the Columbia Heights CiU^?; Association_ Former District ' Commissioner Oliver P. Newman sat with the com mission for a few minutes during the proceedings. Corajration Counsel Con rad H. Syme appeared for the ram mission. Howard S. Reeaide president of the Washington Gas LlghtCom nany, was present, as were other offi cials Robert O. Luqueer the com pany's expert, was the principal wit raT\e ?a5reinTcated this shonld be not furnishing electric service. The War Cost Item. The attorney for the gas companies p?inte.l out that they ^ve^Ween, struggling along unuc cheer ent rate of return and doing it cneer fully because the commission held that they should divide with the pub- . He the abnormal costs produced by WaBrut0condmons which appeared u, b6 l*1 today"^e* contlnued, and there is mal today J^ fhat costs -particularly labor "cos ts?w ill come down in many yeThe time1 his come, he urged, when .V. ILinlea must be given a fair rate of Return that will enable them to function properly. fh^'"a"c. nJ? t become necessary in the near future, ht said, but money for improvements cannot be borrowed at 7 and i per cent if the companies are earning but 6 itVas"estimated by Mr. Minor that if the old ninety-cent rate should be restored September 20, the rate of re turn the companies would receive for ?hp vear would be about 4 V& per cent. He called attention to the fact that with the ending of the war the com losing an annual income of about $75,000 from the sale of tolurol, a by-product, to the government. He also emphasized the injustice fedral and District governments paying b^t cents a thousand cubic feet for gas. when private consumers ar^reaM!neort0?55yuf.Ccno?t of labor, materials and coal has advanced since the ninety-five-cent rate went into ef and <that the compart*- g^eaet earned under this rate *mat the com mission estimated they would. lice situation when he spoke at Helena, but his remarks came at such a late hour that with the difference In time it appears doubtful whether the morning newspapers of today re ceived the full text of just what the President did say both about the riots and the police strike. Extract From Speech. Here is the extract from his Helena speech, whifch incidentally was re ceived with enthusiastic applause by his audience: "The ften who want to cure the wrongs of governments by destroying governments are going to be destroy ed themselves; destroyed, I mean, by the chaos that they haVe created, be cause, remove the organization of so ciety and. even if you ate strong enough to take anything that you want, you are not Smart enough to keep it. "The next stronger fellow will take it away from you, the most audacious group amongst you will make slaves and tools of you. That is the truth. Shamed by Race Biots. ? "And I hope you will not think It inappropriate if I stop here to express my shame as an American citizen at the race riots that have occurred in some places in this country where men have forgotten humanity and justice and ordered society and have run amuck. That constitutes a man not only the e'nelny of society, but his own enemy and the enemy of justice. "I want to say this, too. that a strike of the policemen of a great city, leaving that city at the mercy of an army of thugs, is a crime against civ ilization. "In my judgment the obligation of a policeman is as sacred and direct as the obligation of a soldier. He is a public servant, not a private employe, and the whole honor and safety of the community is in his hands. He has no right to prefer any private ad vantage to the public Bafety. Hopes Lesson Burns In. ? "I hope that that lesson will be burned in so that it will never again be forgotten because the pride of America is that it can exercise self control. That is what a self-govern ing nation IB. not merely a nation that electa people to do its jobs for it. but a nation that can keep itz head, con cert its purposes, and find out how its purposes can be executed." (Copyright. 191#. > ABUSES ALLEGED Subcommittee Data Gath ered In Hospital Visits. Testimony regarding the treatment of soldiers at St. Elisabeth's Hos was given today before the sub committee on camps of the special House committee on expenditures by' the War Department, of which Rep resentative McKenkie is chairman. Miss Catherine Douglas, Who has de voted considerable time to visiting J52S* affording comforts to the soldiers at St. Elizabeth's, told the 1 8h? bel,?ves many of the soldiers are not properly fed or PIM?m V ,l.,hat lnst?tution. that -h? h^.as to,d the committee , that she has seen many suffering from a form of insanity, which could *he.beUev??. but which, owing to treatment these men re j ityVC' may OIne Permanent insan Believes Kan Was Beaten. ?2* of a man named Lemastera, whom she believed was beaten and half starved. She fol lowed him into several wards and "y '?,und him in the retreat ward wiyi bruises and cuts upon his body. 7lan'k"J\e .8aif waa suffering from the hallucinations that he was being pursued by. a German aerSplane because he had been in Dunkirk dur ing several air raids. Miss Douglas said she knew one of the attendants in the ward was in the habit of drinking, and while she did not s^e Lctnasters beaten, she did see the bruises which indicated that to be the fact. His condition was such that he was not wearing clothing and the bruises were evident. Finally his brother was sent for and he brought him in food, which the man ate ravenously at pe riods for several days,, and then his appetite grew more normal, indicat ing, she said, that he had not been properly fed. His brother gave him setting-up exercises and took him for walks, with the result that after a whUe he was permitted to go home with his brother, and she believes he is now cured. ? - Sent Away to Die; Cored. | She described other cases of a simi lar nature. She told of one man who was sent from St. Elizabeth's to the Naval Hospital, where it was thought he would die, but he got well and eventually was discharged. He went to St. Elizabeth's, accompanied by a surgeon named Sutton, from the Naval Hospital, to get his effects. Physicians at St. Elizabeth's undertook to admin ister a third degree, she testified against which Sutton protested, and he finally got the man released. Miss Douglas also told the commit tee that she had tasted the food that was being served to a captain and found that the potatoes were not properly cooked and the meat was tainted. Reports of Abases Denied. Dr. Daniel C. Main assured the com mittee that every complaint of abuse } of patients was investigated, and that all had been-found to be either a de lusion or attack by another patient. MARYLAND SONS WELCOMED. BALTIMORE, Md., September 12.? Maryland today welcomed home her sons who served in the Navy and Maritie Corps in the great war with a celebration that began early this morning and was to continue until late tonight. The affair waa arranged by the state 'committee on national defense, and Included land and naval parades, municipal athletic games, a water carnival and a luncheon to the marchers, the festivities winding up with a reception and dance. The Navy Department sent a squad ron of. war vessel* airplanes and dirigibles to-take part in the cele bration. "DESERTERS," SAYS "Cannot Compromise Laws of State," He Answers Pub lic Demand for Statement. DECLARES HE WOULD NOT REINSTATE STRIKERS Threat of Sympathetic General "Walk-Out" Held Off?Calmer Aspect Apparent Today. By tbe Associated Press. , SEW YORK, September 12.? Samuel Gomprn, president of rte American Federation of U??r, made public here this afternoon the text of a telegram sent by him to Mayor Pete** of Boston an nouncing that he had sent an ap peal to the striking policemen to return to work. Mr. Gompern aald he had directed Frank McCarthy, representative of the federation In Boston, to urge the strikers to go back to their posts, just aa If the strike order had not been Issued at all, and await the outcome of the confer ence called by President Wilson for October 6 at Washington. BOSTON, September 12.?"The gov ernment and laws of the common wealth of Massachusetts cannot be arbitrated." This declaration from the statehouse today was in response to an incessant public demand to know the.attitude of the state toward the striking policemen and suggestions of compromise. , ? . _ _ "The \nen are deserters, said Gov. Coolidge. "This is not a s<^? These men were public officials. We cannot thlnlc of arbitrating the government or the form of law. There can be no opportunity for any compromise in re spect to either. My personal opinion is that they would not he taken back If they yielded, to my view." In the last twenty-four hours there have been suggestions of compromise, with the statement that if allowed to affiliate with the American Federation of Labor the policemen would never be called oot on strike In sympathy with other union-orgMisations. Labor leaders have not admitted that they j would make further concessions. At ,ie operatora ,,'advised him 1 _ __J ind light the j rj , end.. . .. ? ? -'? Asked as to HI* Staid. The attitude of the governor was made known to newspapermen, who asked him flatly ^ert, h* ? the Question of compromise tot tn*i*ce Of the threat of further strikes Ming voted tonight. The gowner!* State ment was made In this form- . "Why does the state object to the Affiliation of the police with the Amer ican Federation of UahorT" wasasked. "That Is something the state _ has nothing to do with.. Internal dlrec tlon. of the police department is wholly in the hands of the police com missioner." the governor replied "Would you permit the men to re turn with the understanding that they would form an organisation not affili ated with the American Federation of Labor?" . , _ "You are now coming into the ques tion of whether the action of the po lice was. as a matter of fact, a strike and whether the men who left their places might, under any circum stances, be taken back. That, of course, Is for the police commissioner alone to determine." "What are the objections to permit ting them to affiliate with the Ameri can Federation of Labor?" "These have been stated so .many times that I hardly think It. neces sary to go Into them again. They were stated last night by President Wilson very clearly, but perhaps I might once more suggest the primary objection is that it is fundamental that control of the government, and of the maintenance of law and order | must remain in the hands of the properly constituted authorities." Apply for Reinstatement. Applications for reinstatement have 1 been made by "a number" of striking policemen, Superintendent of Police Crowley said today. Officers of the policemen's union, however, asserted that instead of los ing strength they were gaining mem bers. The union roll now .shows 1,385 . members, it was said. Calmer Aspect Today. With the threat of a sympathetic general strike held off by the action of the Central Labor Union last night In ordering all local unions to act on the proposal at once, ,t?us. giving fuller expression of opinion, the situ ation resulting from the strike of po licemen assumed a calmer aspect to day. The reduction during the night of the disturbances which marked the first two nights of the strike was a reassuring feature. Soldiers of the state guard con tinued In charge of the streets, aided by the force of volunteer policemen and such members of the regular | force as had refused to desert their ? posts* Little difficulty was experienced in breaking up the crowds, except in one or two sections. Further confidence in the ability of the authorities to maintain an upper hand was inspired by reports from the harbor forts. Camp Devens and Army posts in New York and New Jersey of active preparations to send Regular Army troops here if an emergency call should be-made. Gov. Cbolldge, who was in charge of the police situation today as com mander-in AAle* of the armed forces of the state, had. received assurance -from both the War and Navy depart ments that any call whic"h he might make upon tbe President for federal assistance would be answered prompt ly. Military leaders estimated - that 18,000 regulars could reach the city within twelve hours. Total of Seven Dead. The death list as a direct result of the strike, now in its third day. stood today at seven. Several of the fa talities were due to firing by guards men Into mobs found breaking win dows and looting stores, while two resulted from efforts of soldiers to break ' up dice games which during the first two days were played openly in the streets and on Boston Common. Another of the dead , was a striking policeman, shot down by a storekeep er who feared bis piace of business wa*about to be sacked. ' . ? action of the cmwUMeat ?o?je of the Central Labor Pnton en the (Continued on Tw6nty-sixth Pace.) II U. S. HALF HOLIDAY Engraving Bureau to Keep! Open; Sept. 27 Ends D. C. | ! Workers' Short Day. Tomorrow, September 13. will be an unlucky day for government work ers in the District of Columbia. Saturday half-holidays will come to ah end tomorrow in practically all the departments, bureaus and independent establishments of the government. The 6,000 workers of theu bureau of engrayipg *nd prtotuifcwiU #L " will be required to. all day tomorrow. Began on President's Cable, Saturday half-holidays began last June 14, Flag day, on a cabled order from President Wilson. The half holiday schedule or 191* was ushered in by announcement by the Saturday Half-Holiday Club, composed of gov ernment employes, to the effect that the organisation would work toward an all-year-around Saturday half-holi day for all federal employes. ? Employes of the District of Colum bia will enjoy Saturday half-holidays through September, their last half-day falling on September 2T. Wtth Octo ber the District employes will be ex cused every Saturday at 3 o'clock. MOST STORES TO CLOSE Mi MY OF PAMBE Burineu Organization! Urging the Public to Do Hecessary Shop ping in Advance. All large and most of the small re tail stores of ? the - National Capital will be closed -all day September 17 in order- to- do honor to the lSt.-Dlvl sion of Regulars "and to Gen. Pershing and In order to allow employes of the stores to witness the parade. . . Announcement to this effect was made today by Charles J. Columbus, secretary of the Merchants and Manu facturers' Associatfori. The public is urged to anticipate needs and do all necessary purchasing during the three business days that remain before the parade. "While it has .been the general opinion on the part of business men that tSere was a need for the stores to remain open in the morning of the 17th" said Secretary Columbus, "we find 'that by doing so it wpuld be al most Impossible for any of the em ployes to have a.chance to see the parade unless they, .have a reserved location or And a vacant-position early "We mailed a questionnaire on clos ing for 'Pershlhg day' t6 .our members last night, and the results thus far today indicate that in addition to the large houses a very considerable num ber of other establishments will close all day on that date. "While there will be some estab lishments that ca'npot possibly close all day, the Merchants and Manufac turers' Association is recommending that the afternoon' of'the 17th be de clared a general business holiday. u. s. WARSHIPS AT YI0T0BIA. Salutes Boom as They Enter Har bor?Secretary Daniels Aboard. VICTORIA B. C.,'September 12 (by the Associated Press).?With shore; batteries and ships' guns ' booming their salutes in a, drizzling rain, the U. S. S. New Mexico and Arkansas, with Secretary of the -Navy Daniels and Admiral Hugh Redman aboard, convoyed by a division of destroyers, dropped anchor in Victoria harbor late yesterday. Shortly afterward the official recep tion party came aboard the Arkansas. Heading the party was Premier John Oliver of British Columbia. I^uisville Warehouses Bunk UOmsVILDE, Ky.. september\'ts.? Fire of unknown origin early today, destroyed a Mock of, warehouses ?long the Ohio river Croat, causing an estimateddaroage of several hundred thousand dolls**. The bcildlngs filled wtth firvr freight, mat which was buried. ???? ? G. A. R. VOTES AGAINSF TREATY RATIFICATION COLUMBUS. Obio, September 12.? Resolutions opposing ratification by the United State* of the peace treaty In its present form were adopted al most unanimously here today by dele gates attending the annual encamp ment of the Grand Army of the Re public. Col. James D. Bell of Brooklyn was today unanimously elected commander in-chief. D. M. Hall of Columbus was elected senior vice commander. BRITISH TROOPS RAID SINN FEIN QUARTERS Dublin, Skibbereen, Cork, Belfast . lor accords. v,.? DUBLIN. Sefctei&er' i*? A strong force of soldiers this morning search ed the Sinn Fein headquarters in thU city. At Skibbereen, In the southwest ern part of County Cork, arm>d police | raided a newspaper office and also a number of private residences. Two Sinn Felft members of the house of .commons #ere detained in Dublin after the search here, while the houses Of other Sinn 'Fein members of the commons arc uhder visitation. CORK, September 12.?Sinn Fein clubs in this city were raided this morning. by armed police, who con ducted searches, while soldiers stood on guard outside. The unoccupied Sinn Fein headquarters also was broken into, but it is understood that nothing of importance was discovered there. BELFAST, September 12.?Military and police activity was everywhere in evidence today against the Sinn Fein organisation. Raids were carried out in Belfast, at Liburn, Derry, Dun dalk, Louth and Anniskillen. A quan tity of the high explosive, gelignite, was seised at the Derry Sinn Fein headquarters. In the same town the occupant of a house which was being searched confronted the police with two revolvers, but was overpowered.' HAS BUREAU TO PROMOTE STUDY OF LANGUAGES Peabody College Establishes Cor respondence System for Learners , of French and English. A bureau at George Peabody Col lege, Nashville, to promote corre spondence between hundreds of thou sands of pupils in France who are studying English, and the pupils in America who are studying French will be opened at the beginning of the school year this fall, according to an announcement by P. P. Cla'xton, com-' missloner of education. Colleges and universities, private classcs and clubs, as well as high schools, are included In the plan. The bureau, known as the national bureau of French-American education correspondence, has the approval of the Department of State and the United States board of education, and the co-operation of the Freneh min istry of education. CANADA RATIFIES TREATY. OTTAWA, September 12.?The ho\fse of. common's assented without reserva tion today to the treaty of peace with Germany. Beth houses of parliament now have ratified the treaty and notifl c&tion to this effect was forwarded im mediately to the British government. Miners May Resume Work Monday SCRANTON, Pa., September 12.?The Delaware and Hudson Coal Company strikers are weakening and it is ex pected that by Monday all of them will be back at work. The Delaware, Lackawanna and Western company strikers are also expected to return to work forthwith. Thus the unau thorised walkbut of 26,000 mine work ers will come to an end. Would Let U. C. V. Use U. S. Cots. Favorable report was today order ed by the Senate military railway committee on U?e joint resolution of Benatpr Harris of Georgia; which woold authorise the United Confed erate Voterana to use cots, tents and blankets, now at Camp Gordon, dur ing the encampment of that orgaai s^ion at Atlanta next month. ? ^ THRONGJE CITK Advance Guard of Soldiers Who WiH Follow Gen. - Pershing in Review. i ? ..'? ? ; Soldiers with the red figure 1 orna menting1 their lett shoulders, with hob-nailed ShoO that clatter along the sidewalks, with four gilt service stripes on their left cuff and five tiny stars upon their victory bars throng the streets of Washington today. They are the ad**nce guard of the 1st Division regulars, who ^111 fol ^tQrUst grand review the veteran uait will have before mo?t. o( Its members re units, while some ?,re details of infantryind machine gun organisations that have come here with their Vagone and horses. - . . - . Not all of the men have spent four years overseas, nor have all of them been in all the engagements in which the division took part, but every man bears himself as a soldier, and many of them wear decorations of the United States and allied governments, bearing testimony of their courage and ability. Total of 0,000 Men Here. With the arrival in Washington i late yesterday afternoon of the last of the forty-three trains carrying the advance detachments and equipment J of the 1st Division to this city ap proximately 6,000 men of the divi- . sion are here. The trains also I brought abcut 5,000 horses and mules and hundreds of wagons, trucks and trailers of various kinds. Assigned to Camps Meigs, Leach and East Potomac Park, many of tke officers and men in the advance i guard did not reach their quarters untlf after last evening's ^thunder storm and downpour of rain. Through a misunderstanding on the part of War Department officers charged with the task of locating the men at the three camps the late ar rivals at East Potomac Park found the barracks crowded. After waiting in the rain for some time the men who arrived last were sent to Camp Meigs and Camp Leach for the night. Hundreds of the men were given passes good for the afternoon and evening, and spent the time strolling about the downtown streets. Many of these- sought accommodations at hotels when the storm came up last evening. Lunchrooms. restaurants and cafes along Pennsylvania avenue and other downtown streets were thronged with 1st DJvision men eager to eat a meal that was not prepared by Army "chefs" from Army rations. Declined to Carry Rations. Before leaving New York Wednes ' day evening, many of the men said, rations were issued consisting of "canned willy," bread, jam, pickles, etc. Many of the men threw their ra tions away, not caring to be incum bered with them. These Improvident ones were pretty hungry before they found any "chow" yesterday and scores of soldiers walked about the streets munching sandwiches, pies, cookies, chocolate and the infinity of , things a hungry soldier can find to i take the wire edge off his appetite, l About 140 men of the 5th. 6th and i 7th Field Artillery Regiments and the l 1st, 2d and 3d Machine Gun Battalions [of the 1st Division arrived at Camp Meade yesterday, with the packs and equipment of their units. These men will remain at Camp Mea&e until the morning of the day of the parade, when they will be brought to this city to take part in the march up Pennsylvania avenue. Y. M. C. A huts and Y. M. C. A. host ess houses at the camp, closed for several weeks, were opened yesterday morning and entertainments were provided for the lat Division men. When the main body of the division, still at Camp Merritt and Camp Mills, arrives at Camp Meade twelve "Y" centers will be open, with movies and other entertainment features, in charge of forty Y. M. C. A. workers. The men already at the camp are quartered in B block. Making Trip Overland The transport train of the division left New Yprlc yesterday morning for the trip overland to thin city. A to i tal of 1,294 pieces of wheel equip ment, including bicycles, is required for the division, this equlptaent In cluding more than 700 motor vehicles. The entire train. Lieut. Col. G. A. Puring-Lawes commanding. when turned up at Pelham Bay naval train ing station for the overland trip, was made up as follows: Fifty-three ambulances, seventy two light passenger cars, five heavy passengers cans, thirty-nine recon no Usance cars," eleven stall observa tion oars, sixteen light delivery i tracks, three one-and-one-half-ton trucks, thirteen two-ton trucks, S7S I three-ton tracks, on* nwelitao ^Continued on Second BaeeJ ? ... ? ? IMODIUM Vice President to Represent Chief Executive in Ex tending Welcome. TRAIN DUE AT 3:30, MAY BE HELD IN YARDS UNTIL 4 Citizenship and Military Circles Will Join in Greeting to War Hero. Fresh from a great ovation tendered him in Philadelphia, Gen. John J. Pershing will make a triumphal entry into Washington this afternoon, and will be formally received by Vice Persldent Marshall, representing the chief executive of the nation. Original advices were that the spe cial train bearing the general would arrive in Washington at 4 o'clock, but early this afternoon the hour was changed to 3:30. It was thought at the War Department that Gen. Per shing might ask that the train be held up in the yards half an hour, that the program could be carried out according to schedule. To Use President's Boom. The citizenship and military circle* of Washington will unite in receiving to the National Capital the"fnan Who for more than two years, directed the military forces of the country abroad. He will go directly from his special train to the President's reception room in the Union station, where brief addresses of welcome will H made by the Vice President and Rob ert N. Harper, chairman of the citi zens' committee, after which he will enter an automobile and be driven to the Shoreham Hotel, going by way of Pennsylvania avenue. Plans to have a 1st Division battery fire a salute of ^rventeen guns as the general arrived today were abM* doned because of the law forbidding the discharge of firearms of any na ture within the District of Columbia. Gen. Pershing will be accompanied I by about sixty officers. most of them general or field officers of the 1st Dtrf I Vision. He will be met at the statitfg i bj^ li. .-group- of forty officers with whom he was - associated in France. I They are those.who were formerly <jn his general headquarter* staff, or on the staff of the 1st Army, which he commanded Up a tim^ in p.ersou. ? *? t> Will Virg Pageant. When the .general *n? his party ride past the clt*- fcfrst office. Ad joining the Cnion station, they will see there a colorful pageant, staged under the direction of Mrs. Marie Moore Forrest. The actors will In clude women from - almost every hi reau of the .War Department- and sev eral hundred children. At North Capitol street the gen eral's car will turn south to B street, then west to lat street, and then south again to the Avenue. Col. Grant - and other members of the general staff met at noon today with Mr. Harper and officers of the police department to perfect the de tails of the reception and the root* of march. MaJ. Pullman of the police department said that he was pre paring to handle a large crowd, though he had no means of knowing how many spectators there would be at the station and along the line of march. Committee Gathers Early. The members of the citizens' re ception committee were asked by Mr. Harper to meet with him in the Pre#' dent's reception room at the station at 3 o'clock sharp. He also requested that every person who bad a largo automobile that would be available from 3 to 5 o'clock send It to the Union station and allow it to be used by members of Gen. Pershing's party, if necessary. It was expected, how ever, that the War Department would be able to provide all the machines necessary for the officers. What Gen. Pershing will do on Ma arrival in Washington is largely a matter of conjecture, as his own jriah es will be followed closely. Members of his staff have already opened an * office in the old land office building, at 7th and F streets, where he win have headquarters for an indefinite period. He is not expected to go to that building today, but may declte to report to the Secretary of WM this afternoon, after reaching the hotel. Pershing Is Welcomed in Philadelphia as Were Great Heroes of Past PHILADELPHIA, September It-? Gen. Pershing paid a triumphant viaM to Philadelphia today while oa K|S way to Washington from New Tor*. The city gave him a welcome com parable to that accorded Lafayette. Grant, Joffre and other conquering heroes of the past. Left New York at 8 A.M. NEW YORK, September 12.?Gen. Pershing ended his historic visit as the citys guest today. With members of his staff and his family he departr ed at 8 a.m. on a special train fr<Ml the Pennsylvania station for Wash ington. He was to stop at Philadsl* phia. The general was loudly cheered by railroad employes and.eai:ly morning commuters as he entered the station. "Thank you all; I have had a mighty good time," he shouted as his train departed. JOHN MITCHELL BUSIED.: Th<nif*T?ds Attend Funeral Services at Scranton, Pa. SCRANTON, Pa., September 11.? The funeral of John Mitchell, chairv man of the New York state Industrial commission and former president of tta* United Mine Workers of America, wiia held today from St. Peter's Cathedral It was attended by thousands of per^ sons, representing mine workers, opera tors, railroad representatives, leaden of labor and representatives of miner*, who came especially from Cleveland, where the national convention Is la The precession to the tery was made up of *?* bodies vers also wen 1.