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spoke for a "state of war" or for a flat declaration of war the house was expected to follow. The only de mand is that the president be spe cific in what he desires. Few pacifists managed to obtain admission to the galleries. All pub lic galleries were closed except to those holding special cards from members of the house or senate. The anti-war hosts were in evi dence, literally in swarms. Penn sylvania avenue-along its entire mile from the white house to the capitol was crowded with groups of them wearing white arm bands reading, "Keep out of war." At the white house the president was pictured as waiting impatiently to deliver his message. Early, in the day he had let it be known he would like to appear before congress at 2 or 3o'clock. When it was seen that some time would b taken for organ ization of th house, 4 o'clock was fixed as the latest hour the president would appear. If congress was not ready then he would come before it tomorrow. But upon returning from a golf game at noon, it was indicated the president would deliver his message as soon as the house organized, no matter how late it might be this afternoon. GARDNER RESOLUTION WOULD DECLARE WAR ON-GERMANY Washington, April 2. A vigorous ly phrased resolution calling for an immediate war declaration against Germany was introduced in the house today by Rep. A. P. Gardner, Republican, Massachusetts. Gard ner dropped his resolution in the "resolutions basket" before the house met It read as follows: "Whereas, The triumph of Ger many would destroy the liberty of the world; and "Whereas, The grandeur of the .United States should not permit its stiare of burden of war to be borne by other nations; and "Whereas, After repeated warn ings, in defiance of the laws of God and man, Germany has continued to destroy American ships and to take American lives; be it "Resolved by the senate and house of representatives of the United States of America in congress as sembled, That war be and the same is hereby declared between the Ger man empire and the United States of America, and that the president is authorized and directed to use the whole land and naval forces of the United States against the said Ger man empire, its subjects and dependencies." BY SENATOR LODGE BEATEN PACIFISTS IN CAPITOL Washington, April 2. Senator Lodge, veteran Massachusetts sena tor, was knocked down and painfully injured today in a clash with two Bostonians a man and a woman who are said to have to come here in the pacifists' cause. Alexander Bannwart, 338 Wash ington blvd., Boston, and Mrs. Anna Peabody of Cambridge were arrest ed, charged with making the assault. The two approached Lodge near his room in the senate office build ing. Bannwart started to argue with Lodge, telling him his constituents are against war. At last Lodge turned and said: "Any pacifist at this time is a coward." Bannwart, it is said, retorted: "Anyone who wants $ar at this time is a coward." It is said Bannwart struck Lodge, knocking him to the floor. o o SENATE ADJOURNS TO WAIT WORD FROM PRESIDENT Washington, April 2. As soon as the senate convened, possibility that President Wilson may address con gress late today was indicated when LSenator Martin, Democratic floor;