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$2,458,755 FO
!MPROVEMI
1922 ASKED
D. C. Commissioner
Submit List of
Estimates.
WAR NEGLECT
| PROVIDED FOF
Increase in All Figures
$300,000 for Suburban
Roads.
Extensive improvements and repair
of the streets in the National Capita
? which have been neglected during th
war period, are urged upon Congress b
the Bistrict Commissioners in submit
ting their estimates for the fiscal yea
1922. The total asked for streets i
92.45*.755, as against 91.299,720 appro
priated for the current fiscal year.
For street improvements the appro
priation for the current fiscal year wa
9t>H,2i?0. For the fiscal year endin
June 20. 1922, a total of $?00,000 Is askec
l.ist of Recommendation*.
In paving, repaving, grading an
Otherwise improving streets, avenuci
suburban roads and suburban streets
including: the purchase of two moto
trucks at not to exceed $800 each, an
including the maintenance of motor ve
hides, the following is recommended:
Northwest?For repaying the granit
block roadway of 14th street west, <
street north to B street south, fifty an
seventy feet wide, $40,000.
Northwest?For paving west side 0
Connecticut avenue, Chappell road t
Chevy Cliase Circle, sixty feet wldt
J1S2.0O0.
Northwest?For paving Georgia ave
, nu<\ Afilitarv road to Piney Brand
road, sixty feet wide. $66,000.
Southeast?For paving Nichols aye
nue, south entrance to asyium to Port
laud street, forty-five and fifty fee
Vtide. $75,000.
North west?For paving Ingrahan
street, east of 14th street, thirty fee
wide, $0,400.
Northeast?For paving 11th street, I
street to Maryland avenue, thirty-tw
feet wide. $12,000.
Southeast?For paving ISth street, <
str. et to Kentucky avenue, thirty fee
Wide. $11,000.
Southeast?For paving Kentucky ave
nu-u 15ih street to 16th street, forty fee
v wide, $16,000.
Paving in Northwest Section.
North.west?For paving Barry place
Georgia avenue to Florida avenue
thirty feet wide. $22,300.
Northwest?For grading 13th street
B .'-hi'ian street to Shepherd street
$16,500.
Northwest?For paving Allen p!ac<
5S? 20,11
Nortnwvst?For paving Argonnt
place. Howard street to Lanier place
thirty feet wide, $15,000.
Northwest?For paving Upshui
Street, New Hampshire avenue to 4tl
Street, forty-flve feet wide, $11,400.
Northwest?For grading 2d street
Laurel street to Whittier street
.Eastern avenue, Laurel street 't<
Whittier street; Whittier street, Is:
street to 2d sfreet: 1st street, Whlttiei
street to Van Buren street, and Vai
Buren street, 1st street to 2d street
$12,700.
Northwest?For repaving 15th street
H street to I street, seventy feet wide
and the use of this or less width o
roadway hereafter on balance of thii
street from -New York avenue to b
street, in connection with its improve
ments Is authorized, $21,000.
Northwest?For paving Webste
Street, 16th street to 17th street
thirty feet wide, $12,000. .
Northwest?For paving Upshu
street. Rock Creek Church road to 2<
Street, forty-flve feet wide, $4,000.
Northwest?For paving Tumi
*. street. 2Sth street to 39th streel
thirty feet wide, $12,000.
Northwest?For paving Varnun
street. 2d street to Rock Creel
Church road, thirty feet wide, $7,500
Northwest?For paving 3d streei
Taylor street to Upshur street, thirt;
feet wide. $7,500.
Northwest?For paving Allisoi
atreet, 15th street to 16th etreel
thirty feet wide, $?.300.
$11 -VHi for Arkansas A venae.
Northwest?For paving Arkansa
avenue. Emerson street to Farragu
street, forty feet wide, $11,500.
Northwest?For paving Sbepheri
Street west of 14th street, thirty fee
Wide, $5,500.
Northwest?For paving Illinois ave
Hue. Webster street to Allison streei
thi/ty feet wide, $10,000.
Northwest?For paving 7th streei
Webster street to Allison streei
thirty feet wide, $7,500.
Northwest?For paving Taylor stree
east of 14th street, thirty feet wid<
*>no
""Northeast?For paving Bryant stree
east of North Capitol street, thirt
feet wide. $7,000.
Northeast?For paving Evarts stree
oast 'of North Capitol street, thirt
feet wide. $5,500.
Northwest?For repavlng the gran
ite block roadway of Georgia avenu<
Florida avenue to Barry place, pres
ent width. $30,700.
Northwest?For paving 28th stree
South of Cathedral avenue, thirty fee
wide, $12,400.
Southeast?For repaying the granit
block roadway of 11th street, Poto
mac avenue to Anacostia bridge, pres
ent width, $45,000.
Northwest?For repaying the cob
ble roadway of C street, 13H stree
to Hth street, forty feet wide, $5,501
Northwest?For repaving the gran
He block roadway of 7th street wes
Pennsylvania avenue to B stree
gouth, present width, $45,000.
Would Wove Car Tracks.
Northwest?For paving the wets
side of Wisconsin avenue. Massachu
setts avenue and Newark street, in
eluding the necessary moving o
street car tracks, sixty feet widt
4 41.000.
Northeast?For paving Rhode Islan
bvrnue. 12th street to 16lh street, flft
feet wide, $60,000.
Northwest?For grading Belmon
goad. Massachusetts avenue to Con
llecficnt avenue lIKftflo
Northeast?For grading Eckingto
terrace. Prospect street to T stree
$9,000.
It Is proposed that hereafter th
District Commissioners be authorize*
whenever, in their judgment, the pull
lie health, safety, comfort or conven
jence requires the paving of an
street, avenue or road in the Distric
and when 75 per cent of the ahuttin
private property is improved?to mak
such repavlng on application of in
terested property owners. Th'ir ap
v plication is to be accompanied by
deposit equal to one-half of the est!
mated cost. An appropriation c
$50 000 is asked to carry out tha
provision.
t , For the surveyor's office to be use
Jfn making surveys to mark perma
gently the ground of the permanez
I Qnfr^.CQtuBUtrd.jr"
A
IR STREET
MS DURING
> OF CONGRESS
3 $10,500 IS ASKED
TO GIVE DISTRICT
A ' JOB BUREAU"
-An appropriation of $10,500 has
been asked from Congress by the
District Commissioners for personal
service and miscellaneous
^ and contingent expenses required
for maintaining a public employment
service for the District.
, Hearings on the District approf
priation bill will probably start
between December 7 and 10, in the
best judgment of Representative
Charles R. Davis of Minnesota,
chairman of the subcommittee
which handles this budget. The
delay is caused by the fact that
Representative Davis and other
members of his subcommittee have
' had to give their attention tirst'
e to the legislative, executive and
,, judicial appropriation bill and to
the sundry civil appropriation
bill.
f capperMui
: in en is due
3, * " _
:
I Kansas Senator Declares
~ Washington Price Should
i Fall 25 Per Cent.
>f Reduction in the price o f bread
? charged by Washington bakers should
" follow the reduced prices paid for
- wheat and flour, according to Senati
tor Capper of Kansas, who has just
returned to Washington.
"The price of bread should come
- down 23 per cent," said Senator Capt
per today. He was the author of the
resolution adopted by the Senate pro(i
viding for ar. investigation into the
t price charged for bread in Washington
at the last sessic of Congress.
3 "Unless there is a i 'duction in the
0 prices here in conformity with the
new price of wheat and flour we may
j undertaffe something further at the
t Capitol." continued Senator Capper.
Senator Capper said that one way
. for the people of Washington to bring
t lower prices of bread was for the
housewives of Washington to make
their own bread, buying the flour at
the lower rates.
The Kansas senator has returned to
. Washington aroused over the situation
in which the farmers find them.
selves. He pointed out that they are
Doing compelled to sell their wheat
and cattle and. hon at prices lea*
>! than the cost of production. Senator
. Capper said that immediate steps must
be tafcbrt'to relieve the situation. He
s advocated the reorganization of the
. War Fnance Corporation, the further
extension of credit to the farmer
r through the federal reserve banks
> and the enactment of a bill prohibiting
gambling in grain and cotton fu,
tures.
: Senator Capper will Join with other
> senators and representatives from
11 the middle west in framing a program
r looking to the relief of the farmers
i for presentation to Congress when it
, meets next week.
EX-KA1SERIN* IMPROVES.
: Able to Sit Up After Heart Attacks
xase xurn ior worse.
r DOORN. Holland, November 29.?
' The former German empress, Augusta
r Victoria, whose illness from a heart at1
tack took a turn for the worse yesterday.
was reported better by her physi-,
i clans this morning. The ex-empress, it
was said, had passed a good night.
I TRYING ESSAD'S SLAYER.
Assassin of Albanian Premier Ary
r'aigned in Paris.
* PARIS, November 29.?The trial of
Aveni Rustem, the young Albanian
student who shot and killed Essad
Pasha, the Albanian premier June 13
s last, opened today in the Seine assizes.
1 Essad Pasha was murdered as he j
was emerging from the Hotel Conti3
nental. In the Rue Castiglione, Paris,
t in which city he was visiting as head
of the Albanian delegation. Three
_ shots were fired at him by Aveni Rus*
tern, two of them taking effect In
Essad's chest. The assassin told the
. police he arrived in Paris on May 31,
and asserted the crime was not premeditated.
When examined the day after the
murder Aveni Rustem declared: "1
' acted voluntarily and feel no regret.
t I have killed for Albania."
y
* Today's News
D ?
ui i urugrapns
Larger electric plant required in D. C.,
says President Ham of P. E. P. Co.
Page 1
Faculty and alumni urge additional
facilities for McKinley Manual Training
School. Page 1
Federal employes will support reorganization
bill, but want "eclassiftcatlon
first. Page 1
Parliament closed to public to guard
against Irish plots. 1'age 1
Senator Sterling proposes creation of!
federal hoard with view of restricting I
immigration. Page 1 |
$2.41)8,75a for District street work asked |
t by Commissioners. Page 1 i
. | League excludes states carved from old !
_ | Russian territory. Page 1 1
f Europe sees struggle between Britain
5> and America for oil control. Page 1
Senate committee proposes inquiry red
lating to controversy over cable landy
ings in U. S. Page 2
Vjjicky" Arnstein goes on trial. Page 2
. The controversy within the Christian
science unurcn 18 before Massachun
setts supreme court for argument,
t, Page 5
Federal troops sent to Williamson mine
e strike district. l'age IX
' Constantine awaits vote before return
to Greeee. Page 11
y Rescues in hotel fire thrill crowds,
t, 12
K Poles engage in indirect trade with
e Russia. Page 13
" Division in ranks of Friends of Irish
Freedom develops at Lwo convena
lions. Page 13
11 r. Tumuli y, secretary to the Presi,
dent, will write bis observations of the
past eight years. Page 13
d Squadron of French warships ordered
to Greece. Page 15
it international War Veteran*' Association
' ^ ionnetk ia^Parub
LEAGUE BARS NEW
STATES FORMERLY
IN CZAMPIRE
Committee Decides Thai
Their Envovs Mav Sit With
ojjt Any Voting Rights.
MANDATES COMMISSION
APPROVED BY COUNCIL
Proposal Accepted Creates Body oi
Five Non-Mandatory and Four
Mandatory Powers.
By the Associated Press.
GENEVA, November 29.?The coun
cil of the league of nations thii
morning approved the final draft o:
the project for the permanent man
dates commission, definitely accept'
ing the tentative proposal to hav<
the commission comprise five non
mandatory and four mandatory pow
ers. It was decided that all thi
members be chosen by the council.
The permanent commission, it It
forecast, will probably meet once <
year at Geneva and review the ad'
ministration of the mandate-holdini
countries.
Detailed rules for the cor.imissioi
also were ratified.
The council did not consider todaj
the proposed invitation to the Unitet
States for its participation in thi
discussion over disarmament.
The committee on the admission o
new members finally agreed todaj
that it is impossible to admit nov
the new states carved out of olc
Russian territory. The theory of th<
committee is that these states wil
eventually form part of a new Rus
sian confederation, entirely changing
their present status.
The committee w-ill recommend
however, that, while these states ar<
not admitted to full membership
their delegates shall be allowed t(
sit in the assembly in a consulting
capacity, without the right to vote.
Control of Natural Resources.
GENEVA, November 28 (by the As
sociated Press). ? The questioi
whether countries snail be allowed t<
control ar.d dispose at will of thei:
natural resourcet_is the subject of :
sharp conflict in a committee of thi
assembly. The contest arose over i
resolution by Gustave Ador o
Switzerland, setting up a permanen
economic and financial commission
one of the duties of which would b(
to examine measures for preventfnj
monopolies in raw materials and the
means of controlling distribution.
The resolution is based on articlt
23 of the covenant, which assures at
states equitable treatment. It is supported
chiefly by Italy. Rvitaerlanc
and other countries not rich In rati
materials. , i
One of the strongest opponents ol
the resolution in Hlr George E. Foster
of Canada, who has taken tb<
same attitude as N. W. Rowell. IIS
of Canada, who served notice on tin
assembly In an impressive speech recently
that any attempt to exerclsi
such control would be regarded ai
Interference In internal affairs, t<
which Canada would never submit.
Mr. Kowell at the same time sah
that the entry of the United Statei
could not be hoped for if any such in
terierence were aucmiiicu.
The question of mandates is an
other difficult subject coming up this
week. The council has on the agends
for tomorrow the nomination of i
permanent mandate commission, ant
another committee at the same tlm<
will take up the general questior
in the form of terms and the contro
of mandates. This committee, whlet
is known as No. 6. has recommended
that the United States be invited t<
co-operate unofficially in the study ol
the question of disarmament.
ElkM at Helslngfera.
HELSINGFORS, November 27.Abram
I. Elkus of New York, appointed
to s rve on the commisslor
named by the executive council 01
the league of nations to examine ant
report a possible settlement of th<
dispute between Finland and Hweder
over possession of the Aland Islands
oppivoH a UplninirfnrH tndav
CARRIERS MAY SUE
in. FHVANCES
Seek to Break Six-Month
Guarantee Ruling or
Treasury.
Court action to compel the Treasury
Department to make payments to the
railroads under the guaranty provision
of the transportation act it
under consideration by the carriers
It became known today that tht
railroads' case is being prepared by
Alireu J', i nuin, KCiirrtti counsel IOI
the Association of Kailway Kxecutives,
and former Justice Covington
of the District of X'olumbia Supreme
Court.
Controller Warwick of the Treasury
has ruled that the Treasury cannot
make advances to the railroads or
account of the six-month guarantei
unless the roads tiled their applications
for such advances prior to September
1. the date on which the guar
antee expired. It is to this ruling
that the roads object. They have con
tended that it was not possible foi
them to complete their figures as t<
the amounts due them by the government
at that time.
An appeal from the ruling of the
controller was taken to the Fresiden
by the roads, but the executive tool
no action, as it was understood tha
Attorney General Palmer held th<
ruling by the controller was final
Secretary Houston said today that th<
attitude of the Treasury In the matte:
was unchanged and that only by at
order of the court could he legall;
disregard the controller's ruling.
Many millions of dollars of fund
flue the carriers are held up and of
r./.i?1a /\f tha pnaHu iloclo vo 11,..? ?k
money is urgently needed for equip
ment and betterments necessary t<
improve the service. They hav<
stated that an effort would be madi
to have Congress at the forthcomlnf
session amend the transportation ac
so that the money could be paid over
ADMIRAL MAY RULE ALBA5IJ
ATHENS, November 2?.?Serioui
consideration is being given Adulra
Coundouriotis, former regent o;
Greece, for the throne of Albania* aayi
a report published b* thapevepug
Embrotb
1
! ^
i BY THE TIME HE I
a t>t? r\A\:
lj Z-* U\Ji\
[ EUROPE WATCHES
i BETWEEN AMERIC
?
I French Writer Asserts (
Economic, Invol
| of the
BY PAUL SCOTT MOWREH of
By Cable to The Star and Chbugo Daily Xewa. Br
Copyright. 1020. Ac
PARIS, November 29.?The dtplomatic
duel between the State Depart- (jj.
ment in Washington and the British qu
foreign office over the exclusion of in
United States oil interests from Brit5
ish mandatory territories is being fol.
lowed here with great interest. i
1 The attention of the French public th<
. has been-suddenly centered on the oil th<
I question by the publication of a fen- ?
r sationai' boolt entitled "Petroleum?' ?u
jKCUtan by the economic specialist, lie
> Francois Delaisi. -He
The facts cited by Deiaisi were a\l trt
. known before, but their a(RemM**tr *Jb
5 mE 3
; vast consequences, in now in full ba
" swing- between the United States anil '
~ Britain: His thesis is as follows: In
? Owing to recent inventions adapting Ec
> fuel oil to the use of ocean-going pa
I steamers the navies of the immediate ro<
1 future will all be oil-burning, for a to
3 warship burning oil can carry more I
. fuel and heavier guns than a warship Pr
burning coal. Britain's sea power? ini
that is to say, the British empire?has Uo
' been based largely on the coal which At
9 is so abundant ih Britain. va
L A few years before the war Britain Es
J had no oil. The United States, on the bo
1 contrary, was producing 70 per cent <
U. S. CLERKS TO AID B
i IN REORGANIZATION
r
i
> Federal Employes'Officers to ft
Qnnnnrt Rill Rut U/ont Ro. r
VUf#pVI I Willy l/Ui IV Ulli I IV* I
classification First.
Full strength of the National Fed- i
eration of Federal Employes win be jn)
put behind the proposed bill of Sena- an
tor Medill McCormick of Illinois en
| which calls for a reorganisation of j,e
' the executive departments of the government
here, according to indica- m,
tions today.
I It is likely that a special meeting 1
of the legislative committee of the
national federation will be called soon w
to consider thoroughly the question of wc
the proposed reorganization bill. Po
Predict Favorable Action. die
National officers of the organisation '
l are favorable to the plan of reorgani- "el
sation, and believe that consideration PJ
by the national legislative commit- fhl
tee will see favorable action taken to
stand behind the bill. pri
No conflict between reorganization pe<
of the departments and reclassiffca- ini
tion of the employes Is seen. While
the National Federation of Federal
Employes has'taken its stand squarely
behind reclassification, and Is pa
boosting the passage of adequate W[
legislation at the coming short session.
officers of the organization see
no reason why the reorganisation <*.?
should not be considered at this time.
They believe that reclassification ms
should come first, by all means, and an
deprecate the view held in some cit
places that the reorganization of the thl
i departments should be made an ac- to
complished fact first. sei
Reclassification of government workers
is held a, matter of simple justice u?'
and equity, "to prevent one worker no
getting paid twice; as much salary as ?y:
another doing exactly the same work, Is
6 whereas reorganization of the depart- mi
1 ments is believed to be more a mat- on
c ter of convenience and simplicity. du
t While reorganisation is considered be:
1 important, reclassification is held to ]
- be much more vital at present. an
? ? US'
COTTON MAGNATE DEAD, g
f i i ! UK
B Capt. B. Z. H&zelhurst Former
I Leader in National Guard. ^
MACON. Ga.. November 29.?Capt. cu:
? Robert Z. Harelhurst, Georgia repre- J"'
e sentatlve of the Taylor Cotton Com- to'
; pany of Liverpool, England, and one of
1 the most widely known cotton men in
' the entire south, died this morning in 1
New York Infirmary after an illness of pe
several weeks. Death was due to pneu- ?al
1 monla. which set in following an opera- thl
j tion which Capt. Hazelhurst underwent an
> several days ago.'
' Capt. Haxelhuret, who was fifty-one J"
' years of are, was .a veteran of the i?i
Spanish-American war and for many t>e
r years was one of the outstanding figures ~
ia the National Guard, of the south,
2
np .
RETURNS HIS CABINET M
E FOR HIM?AND THEN !
! OIL RATTLE
IA AND BRITAIN
Contest, Apparently
ves Mastery
Sea.
the world's total supply, A few
itish statesmen and financiers seeing,
cording to Delaisi. that "Amfricp i
el oil under the boilers of great ships i
ght end the British empire." immoitely
began to meet the peril by
ietly negotiating to obtain oil fields
every part of the world. They acired
them in Egypt, Ceylon, the Malay
ites, north China and Siam.
Mexican Troubles.
Moreover, it was certain that with
e opening of the Panama canal half
e steamers of the world would within
tew years pass the Antilles and reftre
fuel there. The British . estabbed
themselves at Tunpico, Prof,
laisi considers that the revolutionary
rubles in Mexico were largely due to
b jmwmtt jptm ftvftscUsf titer
a Lord Chwdray. Ho suspects them
organising and subsidizing guerilla
nds on opposite sides.
The British also secured concessions
Costa Rica, Colombia. Venezuela and
uador, but the American State Dertment
was aroused, invoked the Mone
doctrine and obliged these countries
cancel the concessions,
tealizing that they must henceforth
pceed more prudently, the British
tailed themselves in Venezuela and
lombia under certain camouflage
uci icon wuipttiues. Aiiey even lp-j
ded the United States. The Mexican)
igle and Hoyal Dutch companies;
th have holdings in the United j
Continued on Page 11, Column 3.
IGGER ELECTRICAL
PUNTNECEffly
ap'd Increase in Use of Cur ent
Compels Early Action,
Mr. Ham Says.
Use of electric current is increasi
so steadily in Washington that
additional power station or an
lorgement of the Benhing plant will
needed before the fall of 1922, Wilm
F. Ham, president of-the Potoic
Electric Power Company, estlited
today.
increasing the size of the plant
tere the current is manufactured
>uld have to be followed, Mr. Ham
inteti out, by extensions to the
itributing conduits and substations,
tn electric light company, the preslnt
said, should not merely keep
oe with the needs of the city, but
juld prepare Its equipment to be a
tie ahead of the demand. The im>vementB
which the oqmpany exists
to have to make probably will
rolve a large outlay of money,
Kabinir
Mr. Ham said that while the comny
knows enlargement of its plant
11 soon be necessary, it has not deled
definitely on the work to be
ne. Experts have been engaged, he
ded, to make a survey of the i*otoic
Electric Power Company system
d also of the development of the
y to recommend what additions
ty believe the company will have
make to meet the demands for
rvice a few years front now.
To emphasise the increase in the
e of current recently. Mr. Ham anunced
that one day this month the
stem carried 60,000 kilowutts, which
a new high record. During Christis
week of last vear the neoi* w?b
ly 55,000 kilowatts, indicating that
ring the latter part of this Utcetnr
the November peak will be passed.
Residents of Erookland, Eckington
d the surrounding territory who ;
e electricity were left in the dark
Intervals last night from 8 until
o'clock as the result of a fuse box
>wlng out in the Eckington substan
and setting Are to cable insulan.
Vhile this breakdown was not
used directly by the heavy use of
rrent in the early hours of the event,
officials said the heavy load on
t system probably had something
do with the trouble.
Appeal to Householders.
?he company several we^ks ago opaiett
to householders in the northjt,
southeast and that section of
s northwest lying north of M street
d west of 23d street to conserve
rrent-between 5 and 8 o'clock in
e evening, because of the heavy
id of alternating current carried
tween those hours.
Discussing the heavy use of cut rent
(Continued on l'age 2, Column 3.)
Utf
^ ^ ,T, T ? * *
AKIAU WILL ALL
SOME.
UNITE IN CM!
for IE
Alumni and Faculty I
Needed Additional Facili
for McKinley School.
Citing present facilities at M
ley Manual Training School as "t
inadequate and unsuitable fo:
proper functioning; not only as s
Bchool but a school of any chars
members of the alumni associat
the institution this week will
a campaign of city-wide propo
for an addition to the existing
ingr, an athletic field and othet
sldiary features. -Plans for tt
tensive campaign have beep inn
of formation for several month
Members of the alumni asaoci
to?Mhg|* with the faculty o
sefiooir will be sent out to spe
the various civic associations,-*
them to indorse the,MMPiilflak
"greater Tech." JUt .KQ/fTOift
palffn plans, thh student May i
iuduiuliuu, me lacaiiy ana me a
will swamp members of Coi
with petitions requesting- their
port for improvement of thd ech
Katimntfd Cost of AMIttoa
Cost of the proposed addition,
school, large enough to accomn
twelve or fifteen more class*
gether with an assembly hall v
capacity of 1,800, Is estimate
$800,000. The cost is based on
obtained by Snowden Ash ford,
nicipal architect, and calbolati
the basis of 45 cents per cubh
of space. The site for an athletl
requested, it is estimated, will
about $250,000.
"Present facilities at Tech," st;
petition already drafted, "are i
quate, and have been so for a
ber of years. The conditions
gradually become worse, and for
time past an enrollment of
pupils has been inconveniently a
modated by facilities whose n
capacity is 1,000. Also it stlpi
that the freshman classes ol
school are quartered in Old Centra!
School, due to the lack of accomi
tions." ' .
The petition lays stress on .the
of a gymnasium for" both glrli
boys. The school has no gymni
and the petition stated that a!
high schools with the excepts
Tech have gymnasiums. "This,"
the petition, "is discrimination a
un-American principle."
A modern swimming pool, eqt
with adequate showers and 1
facilities, also is asked in conn
with the gymnasium.
Pointing out the need for a 1
assembly hall, the petition state
on account of the heavy ?nrol
an assembly of the entire scht
present is impossible. The ass<
hall has a capacity of 600, whll
enrollment is more than doubl<
number.
Myles P. Conners, chairman <
ways and means subcommittee c
alumni association, declares in a
dendum to the petition that hi*
mittee is impressed by the possl
of a central heating: plant adjacc
the school, serving not only Tecl
Business and Old Central High a
and the Grovcr Cleveland Scho
8th and T streets. Such a hit
plant, he stated, would combine
omy of operation, coal and salar
employes. It was also cited t
central heating plant adjacent I
school would save space now occ
by furnaces and boilers-.In a!
above-mentioned Bchools. partici
at Business, where overcrowdi
serious.
DRAFT CASE AFFIDAVI1
WANTED IN DIVORCE S
Adjt. Gen. P. C. Harris of itoe I
States Army was directed today bj
tice Siddons of the Supreme Cot
(he District of Columbia to exhll
affidavit tiled with the draft papa
Harry Walsh of Ohio. Unless the
shows the paper. Justice Siddons
he would be adjudged in contempt
Harris may appeal from .the de<
according to his counsel. Ass
u ii n<ru oiaiea Attorney Mason.
Walsh is a party to a divorce
ceeding in Ohio, and asked the
there to issue a commission to a i
public in Washington to take the di
tion of Gen. Harris concerning th<
davit in question. A subpoena
tecum was issued by Justice SidcU
the adjutant general directing hi
appear before the notary ana bring
him the affidavit from the files <
office.
Gen. Harris appeared befort
notary, but declined to divulgi
contents of the affidavit, clai
that the selective draft law an.
regulations issued thereon madi
draft papers secret. Counsel
Walsh sought contempt proceei
against the officer and Justice
dons took the matter under co
eration until today.
The court held that, as no crfi
prosecution was being bought ag
Walsh, the adjutant general wt
bound by the selective service
to keep secret the contents - 01
affidavit and could not lnvt)k<
provision of the law do be rel
from obeying the subpoenas
tf
"I CHEAP GERMAN
\ TOYS TO FLOOD
MARKETS OF U.S.
i- By Cable to TV Star and Chicaco Daily JJewa
CopyHfbt. 1?20.
BERLIN, Germany, November 29.
?German toya which are not labeled
"Made in Germany" are being
dumped by the hundreds of
thousands on the American markets
for the Christmas trade. The
Nuremberg and Furth (Bavaria)
manufacturers have been working
ail the year on orders placed by
American Arms last winter when
the German mark was down to 1
I cent. Toys are among the few ar
tides allowed to.be exported from
Germany without a special license.
production costs are exiremeiy
I low. and the manufacturers, eager
ICL to keep their plants going at any
?sjf price, have grabbed up business
JrU, coming from the United States at
JWL terms which no American manu?TL
facturer could even dream of unw(|
derbiddlng. The goods are being
W.i. shipped In boxes marked "Made in
tl Germany," but each article is not
i labeled to show the country of its
* origin.
Lead doughboys, warships fly vil
ing the Stars and Stripes and other
hfO toys of a patriotic American nature,
which many boys and girls In
I the United States will find in their
stockings this year, will have been
. manufactured in Germany, a country
with which their country theoretically
still is at war.
FlSSlClN
OF IMMIGRATION'
Senator Sterling Proposes
? Creation of Board to Con1M
troi Admissions to U. S.
]|l The creation of a federal immigration
board to . pass upon questions
At M relating to immigration, including the
I U number of immigrants that shall be
(jll admitted into the United States, will
be urged by Senator Sterling of South
Dakota, when Congress reassembles.
. "Senator Sterling has just returned
jrge to Washington from New York, where
he went last week to make a personal
ties study of the immigration situation.
He visited Ellis Island and also went
down the bay, boarded the White Star
liner Olympic, and came up in the
steerage. . . *
IcKin- Thinks Legislation Imperative,
rhplly "I am convinced that restriction of
r the immigration at this time is imperai
high tlve," said 8enator Sterling. "Ordiicter,"
nmrily I am inclined to be lenient in
ion of the matter of Immigration and would'
begin oppose restriction of immigration,
rtions But the conditions of Europe, and the
build- fact that immigrants are seeking tb
auh oome to the United States in numbers
that cannot be readily assimilated,
'* in~ make restriction necessary.
"***% ^'Thare are tyf fundamental reasons
* , foWTeafWdwAn of Immigration now
. .J1* Tka first is th# labor situation. We
'. want American MJbCr to be able to
_a* continue on a high standard, which it
ijfjff wiu not MHtti to do if it must suf
from thd hordes that
J^RinTn|u hare. The second is that1
j tSknm there i#- further restriction ]
I radical elements Which are disturbing!
son [other nations today will the morel
up-I .the-United States." !
OOL
OffWM' AkMltte Exelaalon.
to the Benxtor Staffing said that he knew
lodate there was sentiment among some
Jlut members of Qohgress for the absolute
Lj exclusion Of all immigration for the
data present, but that he was unwilling to
! inu. go that fax. He said:
?d on ."I believe that the most obvious so>
foot lution. is..through a competent Imralc
field fffatlon board which will consider the
[ cost assimllaWnty of the various nationalities
or ethnic groups, the standards
ates a of living Of tfee peoples of the v rioua
nade- nationalities or groups and how their
num- standards correspond with the standhave
ards of American workmen,
some "This board will consider also the
1,300 amount of unemployment in the
ccom- United States and the general labor
ormal and economic conditions,
ilated "It Will have, if constituted, the
f the power to admit to the United States
I High immigrants from any group or namoda
tlonality, or all such groups?but only
in such numbers as we can readily
: need assimilate and find employment for.
s and jt will also have the power to coff'fm.
operate with the various states of the
II thd Union regarding the distribution of
?n immigrants entering the United
says States."
" an Effect of Proposed Law.
lipped Senator Sterling said that the enactocker
ment into law of the bill which he
action planned -to offer would- in effect cut
off immigration except such as should
larger, be approved by the federal board to
s that be treated. Ho said he had not deIntent
cided whether the board should be
>ol at constituted from members of the
pmbly cabinet, .including the Secretary of
le the State. Secretary of the Interior, Seos
this rotary of Labor, Secretary of Commerce
and the Secretary of Agriculif
the I fun w should be made up of ap
n the pointeee by the President (confirmed I
n ad- by' the Senate) other than cabinet;
com- officers. . .
ibility la his bill. Senator Sterling plana
?nt to to insert a provision which wo-.ik
' but. oompei immigrants entering this
c.?? - country to promise to conform t?
't at and obey the laws of the United
~'nK states. He plans, too, for the use
i--of a text book on American institutlons,
which won hi be the basis of
an examination before the immigrant
2 could become a naturalised cltiaen
i o' the United States
!?- . "There is no doubt that much could
< 1>* aooompttahed. and should be ac*
18 compUshed. at the other end, even
today. Officials on the other side
should see to it that immigrants are
* not allowed to sail for this country
unless they are satisfactory. The
>111*. Immigrants should be properly in Ul
I formed as to thp laws of the United
'Bited States res?nl!ng the entry of imml'
Jue- ^ sow a room crowded with
irt of 580 n>en, women and children await It
an in* deportation because they could
ire of not enter under the laws. Thero
officer were some real tragedies among these
said, casts of deportation, too.
Qen'. CrhidM* Steamship Companies.
\[2*??; "Some of the steamship companies
siant are encouraging immigration to this
___ country so. as to get the business. I
JJl?I am told that they charge enough for
J?"" the passage over here, to carry the
JSC, immigrants back to Europe if they
. am- are not admitted."
daces Senator Sterling said that ho has
iotitn witnessed the examination of tho imim
?o migrants and that many of them ap>
with Peared to be bright and desirable im>f
bis migrants, but others were stupid and
not of a standard to make good 'citii
the **ns. On one ship fourteen stow!
the awgys were found, he said. He said he
mini, I had been told that there is a suspi
4 the elon that some of the foreign coune
the tries are conniving at the presence of
fior stowaways on the ships to get rid of
dings undesirables.
Ski- On the Olympic, he said, there were
nsld- 1.034 steerage passengers, many of
them English, Italians. Scandinamlnal
vians and Jews, and some Hollanders,
alnst They Were of a better class of lmmis
not grants, he said.
law Conditions on Ellis Island. 8enator
f -the Sterling said, he fonnd to be good,
r the. Be was accompanied on h(a trip down
tcved | thahay-hy Immigration Commissioner
CLOSE PARtMNENT
10 PUBLIC TO GUARD
r ?
Liverpool Dock Fires Believed
Result of Sinn Fein
Conspiracy.
EXTRA POLICE ON DOTY
AT HOUSE APPROACHES
American "Gunmen" Reported to
Have Appeared in Londonderry.
Hay Have Been in Liverpool.
By the Associated Press.
MAC-ROOM. Csaaty Cork. Ireland,
November R Fitters axillary
police cadets were killed sad
one cadet aaortally woaaded aa tke
result of aa aasbaah bp between 70
and 100 anea near Kliaalcbaet.
southwest of keie. last cecal a*.
Another of the cadeta la aaiaatap.
LONDON. November 29. ?Edward
Shortt. the home secretary, declared
in the house of commons thin afternoon,
in reply to questions retarding
Saturday night's incendiary dock fires
in Liverpool, thai there seemed no .
doubt that the firee were the rpsult of
an organized conspiracy in which
members of the Sinn. Fein party, were
enraged.
According to the latest Information,
added the home secretary, the situation
in Liverpool was well in hjsi
The public galleries of the house of
commons were closed this artbrnoom
and the approaches to the houses of
parliament guarded by extra, police
as a precaution against possible untoward
incidents, following Use disclosure
of an alleged -Sinn Fein conspiracy
for operations in England.
Warning Received .Today! '
Speaker Lowther stated in (ho commons.
In ansa-er to a question,, that
he had ordered the galleries closed as
, a result of information he had ,rtt
ceived from the chief commissioner
today.
The latest Sinn- Fein developments in
England were discussed at -an important
conference this aftprnoon ' at
No. 10 Downing street, the afhcial
residence of- Premier Lloyd George,
between members of the government
and the heads of the polloe orggeisfctions.
.- ~ - v.
The conferees included, the"premier
Winston Spencer ChurchiH. sectetary
for war; Sir Hamar Greenwood,, chief
secretary for Ireland; 'Speaker
T iiwthnr r?f lha" hade*
the heafle oV'^hT^rr^S^Ve^
and Scotland Yard. .-- ?
The dosing of the JmbMo gfcllnfiss
of the house of commons followed
this meetings . ||VpilgT^ ??
that nuumn**'hav?*blgh utfS'fSr
the safeguarding of property there
against further attempts. at destruction.
There have been no. reports of
farther outbreaks following .Saturday
night's incendiary SrbC On ' the
docks, which involved well toward a
i score of warehouses and destroyed
at least two of them, causing .danjage
estimated to run into hundreds of
thousands of pounda Op. the other
hand, it ie noted that MiN"advises
on the Liverpool -situation have .been
meager since Sunday's ' Seefeunt .* of
the incendiarism and accompanying
[shootings cans to hand: ft early all
the references to the happenings have
borne London dates, and up1 te this
afternoon nothing had been. received [
from usual news souroas as to any
; occurrences in Liverpool during the
course of last- night or today.
Reports of V. ?. ?6nata"
American, "gunmen" " are said to
have made their appearance in Londonderry,
Ireland, according to advices
received here today. The presence
of these mercenaries in Dublin
and other Irish cities has .previously
been reported. The military authorities
of -Londonderry are taking all
precautions in the event of attempted
assassinations.
The police of Liverpool, dispatches
from that city shy, also believe American
"gunmen" have Invaded Liverpool.
The police claim to have established
connection - between Stmt
Fein headquarter* and numerous
strangers who are idling about the
streets in groups Of tiro or three and
having the appearance of desperadoes.
What at first might have been mistaken
for a genuine move upon the
government buildings In Whitehall
was made this morning when a small
crowd attempted to pass the barrleMg
recently erected by the police at the
entrances to Downing street atad King
Charles street. The crowd, howavpr.
was made up of about ISO supernumaries
sent by a moving picture company
for photographic purposes only.
The "mob." whose attempt at the
barricade was a mild one, was dispersed
by the police, the camera men
meantime Cranking vigorously. The
Evening Telegram says:
"An orgy of outrage dad destruction
believed to have been engineered by
Sinn f einens was cameo out on. twelve
cotton warehouses and several timber
yards here. Several flee* worn tenins
at once, necessitatis^ a call. for
the assistance of outiyinr nre brigades.
Many of the fires still are burn Inf."
Plet Is Pswwwt \
A dispatch to tho Picas' Association
from Liverpool say: . . - . w \
"An alarmliir outbreak of Sinn Fdin
violence occurred Saturday nfght
shortly before 9 o'clock. Fires broke
out simultaneously both is the south
and north ends of Liverpool and aJso
in Bootle. . c :
"There wera seven fires in Bootle
and eleven in various parts of liverpool.
'
"Subsequent discoveries revealed a
well planned Sinn Fain plot to spread
i holocaust of fire among the edlvhouses
In tho dock area. The tinea
were spread ever slmaW all Of the
whole sevsn miles of the . Mk area. "Owing:
to the inflammable assure
of the contents of tha. wsfsknu?i
the flames quickly sained, a, strops
hold, ana Dy 1 o aiocn in morning
the whole sky wad lit a|k The
local Are brigades were - nable to tope
with the situation and ware obliged
to call brigades from ether euborba
The poliae commandeered all telephone
wires and took-all step* to prevent
further outbreaks by concentrating
policemen along the line of docks.
"Three youths, watching the suspicious
movements of two men at the
cotton warehouse In Partiameitt
oteaot warned the DO lice, w ho cAkoW
lentred the euspeeta. Thereupon tklattesr
bolted and A red jupou the pojree,
who pursued them. .The peUeeaoen
were unhurt, but a bullet ptefuM the
heajt of
b&
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