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Appeal Planned to Speed
Up liatificution on All
Secretary, Opposed to Any
Reservations, Expeeted
Home To-morrow.
Majority Believed Back of
Agreements Despite Full
Opposition Strength.
Z'^tcial Divpatch to Tiib Nrw York IIerwd
Nrw York Herald Hurrnii. )
Wiihliington. U. C., March 5. (
Administration forces arc planning
to appeal to the country in connection
with the fight in the Senate over rati
fication of the four Power Pacific
treaty and other compacts growing
o:it of the Conference for the Limita
lion of Armament. The appeal *v'H
1> directed by Senators themselves,
and will, in no sense, represent nn
rlVort on the part of President -lar
ding to bring public sentiment to bear
directly upon Senators.
Beginning to-morrow, a scries of
f- ceches will be made in the Sonatt
by thoee friendly to the Administra
i on viewpoint. Their purpose will he
in inform the public more fully -ihot.*
the treaties and explain what serioua
result might transpire if they were
rejected by the Senate. The first
sneech will he made by Senator ?w
find.). Senator Kellogg (Minn) will
.? peak on Tuesday. Other Admlnis- ;
tintlon Senators will follow.
Secretary Hughes will return to
"Washington Tuesday and will lie in
touch with Senators who are support
ing the treaty, lie will consult with
President Harding immediately upon his !
arrival here, with the view of chocking ;
up on what has happened during his ;
Majority 'Drlilml Trrntlr*.
While there have been many rumors
concerning defections among Kepubli- |
cans, the fact remains that the Re
publican majotlty is firmly hack of the j
treaties with the exception of tiie four
Jrreconcliables?Johnnon (Cat.). Borr.h
(Idaho), I.a Folicttc (WW.) and j
Fiance (Md.). Senators McCormlck |
(111.), Moses (N. II.) and Brand.gee '
(Conn.) are reported to be doubtful. J
but those closely in touch with thoni j
doubt the possibility <.f their putting
themSeives In opposition to the party j
None of these three last named Sena- I
tors have said anything that will commit |
them to final opposition to the treaty. ,
They favor reservations and much is i
being made of the possibility of their :
opposition In order to win the ma
jority of the Republican support to the
reservation program.
Senator Kcllc*g (Minn ), who is lead
ing the flglu against all reservations,
lit-s talked with the President and has
again expressed his determination to
oppose all reservations.
Ucpublk-an leaders nro confident they
w ill be ablo to hold most of the Senate
In line regardless of what is done In the
m itter of reservations. Failure to ratify
tfirovgh the Instrumentality of the Dem
ocrats would be a repudiation of Senator
Oscar Underwood, Democratic floor
leader, and It is not believed this will or
can bo done.
It Is rcsrariled as certain that at least
thirteen Democratic Senators will sup
port the four Power pact, which Is the ,
only one of the treaties against which a
really vigorous fight will be made. Re
publican leaders say that nine Demo
cratic votes are all that will be required |
to make the ratification safe.
In spite of this honeful outlook the
Republican leaders realise that much op- ]
position will develop, ar.d with it an at- j
trmpt to filibuster for k limited period
on the part of the Republican irrrcon
cllables and the Democratic opposition I
t<> the treaty, led by Senator Reed |
(?rest Help From llatthca.
Friends of the treaty are looking for
ward to the return of Secretary of State
Hughes with <*>nf'idence. They believe
(the Information he will be ready to give
concerning the negotiation of the trea
ties. and his conferences with the Prcsl
dent, will result In coordinating all the
elements in support for the pacts. 1
These personal conversations which |
the Senators will have with the Secre
tary of State will develop one phase of
the situation which is not susceptible of
fre? discussion on the floor of the Sen
ate. This will deal with the Importance
of ratification of the four Power pact
in order to bring about the abrogation 1
of the Anglo-Japanese alliance
The Secretary of Slate will find hN
time fully taken up upon his arrival.,
One of his tasks will be to negotiate a
new commercial treaty with German}'. I
Lahey, O'Brien, Gegan Get
Coveted Distinctions.
Rptciat Cable to Tub NlW York lliouin.
Copyright, 192!, by Tun Niw Vo*k Har.ur.
?w York Herald llur*aii. )
P::rl?. Marrli S. (
Notice of an exceptional grant of
Frcnch police medals appeared In t?ii.n
morning'* Journal Offidct showing that
the following membera have been award
ed the "mednl of honor for municipal
and rurnl police," one of the moat cov
eted dlatlnctiona bestowed on the French
police: William J. t.ahev, chief inspec
tor: Inaiwctor John u'llrlen. Lieut.
Jamen J. Organ and the fotlowlr.g agents
of the Pepurfment of Justice In New
York ? John L,. Maine, Robert Welsh,
Charles Scully anil Oeorgo Stan.
Medal a also were awarded to the fol
lowing detective* of Mem. Organ's staff:
William Van Valltenberg. Cornelius J.
Brown. IxhjIs Herman, Gcorpe Mac?
'Ardney, f'harles Netvninn. I'M ward
Cooper, George S. Gilbert and Christo
phsr Kelly.
inspector O'Brien v. as formerly in
charge of traffic. but la now acting dep
uty chief Inspector for Querns and rtich
'ninnd. Lle'Jt. Oegun and his -laflr were
r 'signed to grnrd Marshal Pooh and
oMier distinguished French visitors while
In this city.
Objections of Neutrals Overcome and Conference Will
Fix Rules Governing Height Planes May Fly,
Rights of Way and Establish Penalties.
Kpecla: Cable to Tub New Yoik IIhraid.
Ccpyilyht. 79*!', bu Tub >'k\, Yo?k Mmuiij.
N'cw York firrula liurrau. I
I'ari*. March 3. i
Plans for *n internatlonel aviation
convention, In the formulutiou of which
the United States participated during
the peace conference, but whiah were
held up by the. refusal of ncutiale to
ratify the paragraph limiting the privi
leges of German aviators, soon v>:ll be
ma J f effective. The signatory Powers
will ratify immediately and then appoint
(i committee tt> modify t)j'. regulations
to permit German planes to fly over
adjoining countries. subject t ~> certain
control regulations to be imposed by
the Council of Ambassadors.
The convention ".ill piovide a com
plete air code designating the heights
Demand Prompt Ratification
of Work Done by Wash
ington Conference.
A committee of nationally prominent
men and women to urge prompt ratifi
cation of the treaties negotiated by the
Washington conference has been formed
in New York, immediate steps will be
taken to form similar bodies ill other
cities and districts.
(ieorgp W. Wicket sham, foiv.rr United
States Attorney ?General, had been made
chairman of the New York Committee
for Treaty Ratification. James Byrne
and Samuel Gompers. president of :he
American Federation of Labor, have
been named vice-chairmen. and l>r.
Churles S. MacFariand, general secre
tary o' the Federal Council of the
Churches. ha i been elected secretary.
A resolution, urging immediate ratifi
cation of the treaties, has been adopted
by the corr.mitec. and will be Dtescnted to
President Haiding, Vice-Presidcnt t.'oo
lidge, #ecr2tary Hu$'iea and Senator
Lodge. chairman of the Senate Commit
tee on Foreign Relations.
The reso.uiion is as follows:
Ilesolutloii a? Adopted.
"ficsolveri. That such treaties consti
tute great and important steps toward
insuring world peace by providing for
the peaceful settlement of questions
which might otherwise disturb amicable
relations between nations and by ending
international competition in the building
of navies and all its Inevitable burdens
and evil consequences.
"/leeolvetl fv,-titer, That this c ommittee
does hereby emphatically commend the
work of the Washington Conference on
Limitation of Armaments and most ear
nestly urgeu the innate o' the United
States promptly to ratify the treaties
agreed upon by such conference and as
submitted 10 the Senate by the President
of the 1'ni^ed States."
'rho New York, or central committi e, is
made up of business and professional
men, educators, membero of the clergy,
publicists, newspaper men. labor leaders '?
nml Influential women from all parts o'
the country. Countrywide representa
tion was chosen with the View that .?sub
committees throughout the nation could 1
be more easily organized in this way.
Among the college presidents on the ;
committee are Frank J. Good now of
Johns Hopkins. John Grlcr filbben of
Princcton. Henry Noble MaoQracken of
Vaesar. \Y. H. P. Kaunce of Frown.
A. Lawrence Lowell and diaries W.
Rliot. president emeritus of Harvard,
and M. L. Burton of Michigan.
Bishops on (he Committer.
Members of the t !crgy include Bishop,
William T. Manning of Now York, j
Rishop William F. McDowell of Wash- ;
ington. Bishop Charles H. Hrcnt, Bishop
Thomas Nicholson of Chicago ?n?l i
Thomas F. (.Jailor, presiding bisiiop of
the Protestant iCpiscopal Church.
Business and professional men are -
represented by Henry W. Taft, Flnley I
Shepard, Sam A. Lewisohn, George Gor- \
don Battle, Cornelius N. Blisa. It. Fulton
t'uttlng, Paul D. Cravalh, Charles (H. .
Strong. Paul Warbutg, James W. Ger-!
nrd. llenry Van Dyke. Robert Under- 1
wood Johnson, John II. Finlcy, Charles
Scrlbncr, Herbert s. Houston, Homer
Folks and Talcott Williams.
The women include Mrs. Carrie Chap- j
man t'att, Mrs. J. Malcom Forbes, Mrs.
Fred S. Bennett, Dr. Catharine Bement
Davis. Mrs. Helen B. Montgomery. Mary
K. Wooiej, president of Mount Holyoke,,
and President M. Carey Thomas of Bryn
Mawr College.
Patient and Husband Held for
Bkiu.J.v. March 5.?-A woman about to
undergo a serious operation In s bcpltai
at Mecklenbcrg I'ss made affidavits
which have revealed widespread rob- \
beries and possibly a murder. R is de- 1
dared by the police. She Is snld tf>
have asked the nurses If patients did not
tell eerret* while under the Influence
of anaesthetics, ami when questioned ad
mitted she had s large number of gold j
ornaments which had been smuggled In
from Holland.
The woman and her ht:i band, who had
Leen living rather lavishly In Holland,
pre held under polks- surveillance. the
authorities suspecting they murdered an ,
old wo-nan. and were guilty of commit- 1
ting robberies in Hamburg, Altona and 1
Each Presidential Candidate
Clnlnin Sweeping; Victory.
Rto Janeiro. March 3.?Unofficial re- i
turns in the Presidential election held
last Wednesday nr? contradictory.
Supporters of Nllo Pecanha have pro
duced figures puriK>rtlng to show their i
candidate received 234,000 votes and his ?
opponent, dov. Bi rnardes <<t Mlna-i Oe
raes. 204,000. Oil the eontrary, the ad
herents of Bernard.s claim he has
received 123.000 voUs and Pecanha
Ilill IVonlil Hecitilre K'lttnl Mrs
Kepreaentnt ion.
lipec nl t abb l>i Ttin Xaw Tom lltnw.o.
Cofttfi t'l f. t$2?, by Tim New Tuek Hroui ij.
New Wr!i Mrr?id Ittir'-nn. ?
Berlin, March ,\ I
A hill living Wnmcn tlv right to serve ;
as Jurors and judges in ihc lower courts
Ml the llekiT'lf v Judlc a y Oem.'nlt?
iee at tic- firit rending.
Tills bill would l>< 4, ii, t r>* Wi' '.von-;,
as men to serve on a jury, the number j
being equally divided.
! at which to fly over < ities. right* of
way, damige responsibility and an int t
nationa! accord 011 the punishments to
i be imposed v.hen planes try to run
Much of 'he opposition from the sis
r.-itory Powers !s confined to France
and Belgium, who have hillrrto ex
! pressed the fear that Germany might
attempt to cvad? the treaty provisions
? by s 'lniinK fo.i'm- rcial airplanes to
Spain and oihw neutral countries.
1 where they would be transformed for
military use and held unci! nvdi i. The
i rapid grrowttt of aviation on tills *-id'
! of Hie At!;- ntie. hov/?v? r. haa "Onvlnoed
1 the opponents 'r the necrasity for im
mediate and definite regulations, leav
ing th' Council >. \nrt>a3?adors to
guard against any possible menace.
All Hotels and Tims in Ober
aninierjran Already Have
Been Leased.
.Sj>'(,0/ Cable in Tur New Yosk Hbmlp.
Copyright, J9!t, bit Tur Nrw Vobic 1 Ieh.m.i).
New York Hfrild ltiirrau. I
PurU, Mi>rch 5. I
Tourist agonclcs report there is a tre
mendous Interest shown by American
travelers In the resumption of the Pas
sion Play in Oberanimer^au. Represen
tatives sent to Bavaria to obtain hotel
accommodations from May to September
have brought back reports that all hotel
space has been reserved, chiefly by
Americans who visited there before tfie
war- and have written direct to assure
tiiey will have better sieepr.ig quartern
than army cotd In slubics and cellars, as
during the last presentation of the Pas
sion Play.
In some of the smaller villages inns
have b?i n leaved outright by American
travel syndicates, leaving only occa
sional upper floors available for the
visitors from other countries.
French agencies are trying to obtain
hotels in Munich for their clientele and
will run special motor cars to and from
the village, while those wishing to re
main overnight after witnessing the pi o
duction will be accommodated In tent
camps in the outskirts.
Although Anton Lang again will por
tray the character of Ckrllt, there are
new players in two of the Important
roles?Judas and the Virgin Mary? Hen
Stow, the former Judas, lost his voice
during the war. while the actress who
played the Virgin decided to wed a vet
eran of tl)e war. and as the success of
tlv.' Oberammergau Passion Play Is
ascribed to the sympathy of every mem
ber of the cast with hi* role, a young,
unmarried girl, who is employed in one
of the shops of the village. Is to repre
sent the mother of the Christ.
Xo Sunday presentation will he made
for the purpose of taking moving pic
tures of the play, although the actors
have been offered as high as 70.000.000
marks by a German firm, backed by
Amcrfc-an capital, for the exclusive
right*. This decision may be modified,
however, to enable the filming of the
Oberarnmerga-j stars In their homes and
shops, at their dally tasks, as the bur*
germeister and the clergy agree thl.
would prove valuable R? advertising,
withou*. detracting from the solemnity of j
the play's production.
Body Taken From River Be
lieved That of Dancer.
ffjir. o! Caklr to Tur Naw Yo*k Ubraib.
Copyright, It?.!, by Tub Xrw Yosk Hemlu. ;
New York Hrmld Btiran, I
Pari*, Murrh 5. J
The headless body of a young woman
which was recovered some days ago j
from the river at Msuriac .Hill is engag-'
ing the attention of the detectives sent |
from Paris. The mystery as to herj
Identity seems just as dense an that of.
the headless girl taken from the Seine i
fiv,> months ago and which is Mill un
solved. One theory is that the body is I
that of a dancing girl, and theaters Me
being asked to report any persons miss- j
ing frr.u their troupes.
Tills theory is based on the fat* the)
girl's legs were closely shaved. At first j
it was believed this had been done to ?
conceal some hirsute peculiarity, but I
closer examination showed the calf j
muscles had been developed the same as ?
those of the average ballet dancer. The i
ankles are extraordinarily small and the j
finger nails show signs of having been
constantly manicured. The police now j
are searching for a yellow automobile
which, according to the residents of sur
rounding villages, sped without lights
after midnight along the main highway
from Clermont-Ferrand.
Uprisings Apparently Have
Failed Everywhere.
Mgxico Citt, March B f Associated
Press).?Reports reeeived by the War
OftVe Indicate that the rebel movement
in Mexico, which flared up several weeks
ago at scattered points, has died down.
Gov, Ifnacio Enriquez of Chlhushua,
where the most Important activities
were recorded, says all the uprisings In
his Slate proVtd complete failure*.
Pablo Aniya and Manuel Gutlerre*.
who hsade.l small forces In Chihuahua,
are declared to have been forced across
tii" International boundary. Rosallo
Hernandez is reported to have been de
featnd. Federal military operation*
against Gen. Miguel Aieman In the f?tate
of VeraCru* are being succcsfully
curried out.
Results of Fielding's Trip to
Washington Forecast.
Sprrinl ItUipati h i't Tits Nrw Yotx Hn?ALf>.
Ottawa, Ont., March ?The astute
ness of Finance Minister Fielding In
going to Washington at the present lime
to dlacuss a possible reciprocity pro
posal from the United States to Canada
If beginning to dawn on experienced
Canadian politicians. Tt is pointed out
in the Mouse of Commons corridors that
things might take a turn Vefjr different
to what happened In iMl,
The Liberals would UUcly lave 182
tn< mberft out of a House "f 2IH sup
porting an,-, reciprocity proposal from
Washington, including tb>' Liberal m"
jorliy :ird mpi? sixty ^regressive or
farmer member*. Canadian newspapers
devote much spsee to ihe situation and
Its political possibilities.
Llo.vd George, Back in Lon
don. Holds Resignation
in Abeyance.
Speech by Balfour Is Ex
pected Greatly to Clar
ity Situation.
Coalition Said to Favor One
Cnder Leadership of Pres
ent Premier.
Loxno.v. March 5 <Associated Press).
?Prime Minister Lloyd George re
turned to London to-day from
Chequers Court, where his only iiolitl
c-al guest over the week end was
Charles A. McCurdy, chief Coalition
Liberal whip.
Shortly after arriving at Downing
Street t'.'.e Premier \va3 visited by
Lord Birkenhead, ihe Lord Hi?!"
Chancellor, and Winston Sp?ncer
Churchill, Secretary for tho Colonies.
The conference between the trio lasted
?in hour. Lord Birkenhead to-nl?ht
gave ;i political dinner in his town
The disposition in political quarters
In l.ondon seems to be to believe that
the climax In the crisis is not likely to
be reached before next Tuesday, when
Arthur J. Balfour is expected to deliver
un important speech in London. Ac
cording to an apparently Inspired state
ment Issued to-day there is no changc
in the situation. Mr. Lloyd George's
offer to resign has been he'd In abey
ance, but not withdrawn. He still in
awaiting assurances of the continued
loyalty of the Unionist party to the
coalition Government.
The Premier point* out that candi
dates arc being chosen in various con- :
stitucncies for the approaching' general
elections who openly disclaim Mr. Lloyd
George's leadership, yet receive the ap
proval of Unionist headquarters, and he
considers It impossible to go on under
such conditions. It Is further under
stood the Premier insists in the event
of a general election that there shall
be a more equal allocation of seats be
tween the Unionists and Liberals In
the coalition, whereas the Unionists
claim the preponderance of the seats.
Th?* situation is complicated by the
fact that while the Unionist members of
the Cabinet r.re earnestly urging the
Premier not to resign. th? Co:<lit.on
Liberal members of the Government ore
almost as anxious he should resign. i
They affect to see l'ttle prospc't of
success for the coalition in the general i
elections, and many of them are anxious ;
to seek a reunion with the Asqulth Lib
erals under Mr. Lloyd George's leader- ;
ship. They admit this solution of the j
situation presents difficulties, but they :
express the belief it might be accom-1
pliohed In time.
There Is a growing advocacy here of
a postponement of the Genoa economic
conference until after general elections
are held In TCngland. unless the present
crisis Is solved in such a manner as to
leave th" Premier with undiminished nu-;
Dispute Too Trivial, Is the
Opinion of Seconds.
fpfcial-Cab'e to Titr New Vimhc Hb.imd
Copjright, t?2S. by Tnr New Yorjc IIctai.d.
New York ilrrald BnrrnH. )
rnrii. March 5. f
The prospects of a real duel between
Louis Ltturui, retiring editor In ohkf
of the Figaro, airl M. dc Fiers. mr mber
of the Academic Franca lac and present
Joint editor of the Hwo with AI f I
Capu*. whose cause M. dc Flers took ur
in the controversy with M. Latzarus.
collapsed late last night when the sec
onds for the two editors decided there
was no cause for urmed confllc*. It
was an article published in the new
paper by the present management to
which M. T.atzarus took exception that
canned the trouble.
The decision of the seconds is only
one more evidence that dueling over
tribal motives is no longer popular In
French society, beins a tradition re
sorted to only In case of really serious
attacks on personal or fnmily hor.or.
The seconds lo-dny published a "com
munique" reminiscent of the more
serious war time In which they declared
1 that the editorial comment of M. Capus
nnd M. de Flers on M. Latzaru* was
more or less general In character jt
j suiting from a long polemic which had
I not seriously menaced the persona;
| honor of M. Tjatzarus. and therefore
i with customary Parisian nonchalance
I the neconds ordered the "Incident "helved
Shareholder* Ilemnnrt Return of
latereceinle llallnay.
Mexico C;tt. March fi?Br It Mi atock*
1 holders in the Int?ro< oanlc Railway, one
' of the Federal operated roads in Mexico,
| recently protested to the Government
1 against Its retention and demanded the
! return of the property together with
1 acrruod damages.
Oen. Amado Aguirre. Secretary of
) Communications nnd Public Works,
"tatetl In reply that tlie railway wus
t?l<en over "for military purposes"
strictly within the law nnd that i'ne
Government was excused from paying
damages for Its use until a final llo'ildn
llon was effected nnd the property re
sumed to its owners. As a concluding
; argument Secretary Affuirre stated thit
1 lie Government own* 38 ixt cent, of
the railway stock nnd that the demands
< of the minority stockholders as <*eprp
KDtld by the British protest are not
, ftro?kl?n Mom ?tn Schooner Frank
A. Morcy Meet* IJeMtlt,
< 'itASt,Rs"K*.v. 3. C? March 5. J?flm
Olscfl of Br<tokl.vn, mat< on the achoonc 1
Frank A. More?', was *vnshed overboard
| and drowned 41* nen Wedtttedny,
The <??]?.ain of ihc ?> 'woner report* 1
the accident op the *' is>'^ arrival here
j to-day from New York.
German Diplomats Guests
of American Ambassador
flircuil t ab!- ><? Tiir New Yoxk ::k?ud
Copyright,test, by Tub Nkw Yobi; Heui.ii.
New York Herald Rnrruu. I
(fame. Muivli 3. (
THE German Ambassador to
Italy, iierr von Neuruth, and
Councilor von Prittwlta were
included among the guests at a
diplomatic dinner given by Ambas
sador Richard Washburn Child.
This war the first appearance of
Germans a' an American function
in Home.
4-50,000 Troo|>< Arc Massed in
Kescntmeiit Over Yilna
Xpr'-al Cable to Tnr New York 11b.'Ai.i>.
Copj.'ipht, lu'f, b<j Tub Nw York Hkhami.
New AKrix llrmlil Rur*tli. '
(Willi, Miircli 1. (
Pr.l-i nd's troubles over Vi'na have re
sulted in (he Soviet's concentration of
450,000 soldiers and a newly equipped
cavalry division in western Rust la, War
saw dispatches say, and add tliat this
Is regarded as confirmation that Russia
is working in agreement with the
Lithuar.ian Government. Thee its Vllr.a
policy not only has Involved Poland Iri
, a crisis with the Allies but may have
! oansHTously antagonized the Soviets,
I and there may bp an attempt to under
: mine the power of .Marshal IMIsudskl. |
; titular chief of the Polish state.
Pllsudski 1? unpopular in Nationalist
| circle# both for having: been a Socialist
; and for supposedly cherishing friendly
feeilrgs toward the Central Powers. In
I the main he differs from the National
ists in holding- to t'le polley that Russia
rather than Germany is Poland's neu
tral enemy. He w is never elected to his
pres nt phaee as head of the republic.
The resignation of Premier Ponlkovskl
lias no! helped to clarify the situation.
Me was not the author of the Vllna ad
venturc, for all parties have taken part
in It with var.\ing enthusiasm.
The National democrats who have
most to gain by the Premier's fall and
who are accused of having utilized the
Yilna n'jention to bring about his fall.!
were themselves heartily in favor of an- j
negation of the Vllna region. Tkic Oer
mans regard this Question as the real
motive behind the conflict in Poland for
the .supreme position, but Pi'.sudskl re-1
mains in power, due lo his strong back
ing by the army and In Parliament.
Hut if iiiis Is the explanation for the
present crisis it gives no clew as lo how
Poland will extricate herself from the
delicate situation. The Allies hr.ve noti
fied her thai they would regard Vllna'a
inclusion i:i the Polish Republic us an
nexation. Vilna's own elected repr<>
scntatlves have balked i:i the last minute
against consummating this inclusion.
The only Polish Government now
capable of taking office, it is held here,
is one which can mollify the Allies and
Russia and can swallow the defeat of
the Vllna adventure most gracefully. I
The plebiscite held under its auspices
and the I.cague of Nations itself are
blamed for tbe present confusion. Vilna
so fsr as formalities go Joined Poland ;
by the exercise of the right of self- j
determination, but the League of Na
tion* never protested loudly enough !
ngalnst the nature of the election which j
resulted in this decision. Vllna was held
by Polish troops during military oceu- j
pnticy i.nd thos" familiar with thp elec
tion dceilbe it as having bcoii any
thing but an expression of free choice.
Gave German Sccrets to U. S
Escaped Prosecution.
Dr. Walt:r T. Schecle. the German
ciwrrijt who during the nor was
sought tor more than two year* by
British and American Sec.ct Service op
eratives as t;ie "master mind" of th? ?
plots by which ships of the Allies were
sunk by bombs, died of pneumonia yes
terday afternoon at his home In Kalr
inount avpnuc, HackensacU, X. J. lie
was 57 years old. He leaves i widow.
l>r. Scheele was an associate of Franz
von Itlntelcn and IJcuL Hobirt Fay in
their scheme* through which flrr bomb*
destroyed several British and French
ships, and that he whs the Inventor
of the bombs, mo.-tt of which were made
In his laboratory at Bogota. N. .1.
Schecle was Indicted, but escaped, lb
was caught in Havana, and returned
to the United States in the spritiK of
1918. As soon us he was brought here
he ga\> to the American Government
ail the secrets he knew of tlie Germs 11
spy system here, and also turned over
several Inventions, onn of which re
lated to the loading of high explosive
Because of this Dr. Scheeie was not
prosecuted, Since the war he had been
living quietly at Hackensack, where be
had a laboratory. As an employee ot
the Government he made an analysis of
pieces of Iron and other materials found
near the office of J. P. ..Morgan after
the Wall street explosion. Several weeks
afro he applied for naturalization papers.
Arrested in Brooklyn Home,
Says Washington.
Washington. March 5.?The arrest in
Brooklyn of Stephen Weinberg, under
Indictment here fur Impersonating an
officer of the United States Navy, was
announced to-night by William J. Rums,
director of the bureau of investigation
of ibe Department of Justice.
Mr. Burns said that Weinberg, who
as "Commander Stanley Weyman. U. 8.
X.," accompanied the Princess Fatlma,
Sultana of Kabul, on her visits to the
White House and State Department re
cently. was taken into custody last night
In his home in Brooklyn and will be
brought to Washington.
At the home of Weinberg's parents,
71'i MajJer street. Brooklyn, It was
miirl last night that Weinberg had not
been arrested there and that he had not
been heme for several months.
Mrs. Htormont At arts HitiiirlhlNR
Vpw at I'hillipsport.
Sp"!at tH*potrh to Tiib Naw York Miemin
Miopletowx. N. V.. March 5.?Phll
iipsport, a small village near here, had
experienced Its first visit of the movies
and the Inhabitants nre delighted. The
pictures were produced by Mr* W. K
Stormont, who kreps a store In the
More than a hundred farm folk who
assembled in the lee cream parlor nee
delighted and will u*e their Influence
to have the movies a<sl.?t in drlvlny
dull care ntvay at ri ? ular Interval
during the ser.son. the fanrors af.d Wives
bclKvIng they can do more worl. nirl
easier If they hav? this ktii'J of recrea
Situation Begarded Most Grave
Following the Coup by
Fascist i.
Italian Boval Commissioner to
Rule City Demanded
by Deputies.
IIomi:, March 5 (Associated Press).?
The situation .it Finnic ia considered
nio. t i.-ravc. The Italian Government
feels the delicacy of the position in
which Premier Facta and Foreign Min
ister Schanzer have been placed, but is
determined to respect loyally the treaty
of Itapulio.
The view of the Government Is. how
ever, tliut it must combine with ltd de
sire to maintain international pledges
and livt1 on terms of peace and cordiality
with its neighbors, consideration for the
Italian national feeling'. The first bb
Jei t of the Cabinet, therefore, is the rc
cstablishment of order in Flume. To
this end 000 carabineers have been sent
to reinforce an equal number of cara
bineers already in Flume. A brigade of
infantry is also on the spot, in addition
to a detachment of Alpine troops, while
the army corps 8t Trieste has been or
dered to supply further forces if these
should be considered necessary.
A council attended by the Premier,
members of his Ministry and Secretaries
of various government ll bureaus, as well
as military officials. after considering
the Flume coup, issued a statement that
action would b^ taken to pacify the
disturbed City.
Gabrlele d'Annunzlo has sent a mes
sage to Major Giuriatl. a member of
the Chamber of Deputies and who was
D'Annunzio's chief of Cabinet, and Dep
uty Giunta, both now at Flume, and a
Flume newspaper, declaring his support
of the present movement, lie says that
now. as always, lie Is on the stdo of the
legionaries, and what has been i'on
ciuered should be held.
Ftr;vk, M'irch 5 (Associated Press).?
Perfect order was maintained here to
day. Dante Square, In the center of
the town, tmd the principal atieets of
the city were crowded with people dis
eussing the events o' last week, when
Fascist! and former D'Annunzio le
rdouajres carried out a coup d'etat,
forced President '/.ancila to relinquish
office and Installed a new Government.
The village of Grenova, where. It is
asserted, former President Zaticlla's pr?
llcemcn were trying to enroll Slavs, has
been occupied by the military. At
neither Grenova nor at Sus'ik. nor along
the frontier of Jugoslavia, has any un
toward Incident occurred. It is asserted
that the Jugoslav soldiers were urged
by the Zanella policcmen to Join them
hi aiding Zanella. but that the J?? ??;"
slavs disarmed the policemen, ?aylng
they could not move without Instruc
tions from Belgrade.
Deputy Giunta. who led the Fascist!
In their attack on the Government pal
ace Friday, and Deputy Suvlch have
telegraphed Premier Facta and Foreign
Minister Seiianzer saying that the pres
ent situation in Flume can he solved
only by placing the city under an Ital
ian Royal Commissioner. They claim
that even the followers <>f 7*ancl1a now
acknowledge this to be the only solu
tion of the situation.
The eity is plaeardcd with manifestos
urging calm. They declare that any
disorders at the preient time will he
onsldered equivalent* t" treason.
Tourists Landing at Cher
bourg Can Fly to Paris.
sprria! Cable to Turn New York Himai d.
Cnp/irltrht. /!>??, bf Tut; Nsw. Yo?h Hukald.
?\v ^ orl. Herald Hun-ati. i
Pari*. .Mareh 5. (
Amen, n tourists landing at Cher
bourg from transatlantie liner-< will he
abi hereafter to jnoid the twelve hour
Journey to Pari.i and can arrive at the
French capital within three hours aftii
A French airplane Arm has obtained
consent to maintain an airplane service
froin t.e HotifiCt. outride Paris, to
Cherbourg, and already airdromes ar"
beiwr Installed in the Hat country Just
outnide that port. If there is sufficient
patronage to Justify It the firm will
have special flights from Brest, Havre,
Boulo;;fi" and Marselller
Presidents of Chile and Peru
Reach Agreement.
HljeNuj Aires. March 6.?Preside; t?
of CiiHo and Peru have reacht d a secret
agreement lor a sc; "lenient of the vexed
Tucna-Arica question, whle.i lias b< en
disturbing their countries for (ho last
forty cars, sa\? La Ra~o i, on what it
: claims is the highest official authority.
Tla.s agreement v. ouid provide that Chile
would r turn to I'eru full dominion and
so* '.eijjisty over the province of Tacna,
while Peru would surrender a!l claims to
in province of Arka.
? iill- an and Peruvian delegates who
wlqj attend the conference called by
President Harding to discu.-.* differ 'rices
net ween their countries will have littlt?
i.o do when they arrive in Washington,
tho newspaper asserts, to tr-rmlnat' tie
' negotiations and !-igti the treaty.
It if aigiel by La Baton that such
j an agreement between the two Govern
ments might have been expected, and
i that acceptance of Prt Ideiit Harding ?
offer would otherwise have been "iu
explicable " Chile and Peru are declan d
: always to have-been desirous of avoid
j In* arbitration in dealing with iii? ?
Tacna-Arica problem.
Vienna Police Hold Operators
on Cheating Charge.
fi praal Call* to Tub Nrw Yoik JIihai.d.
('rpt/riaht, 10by Tub N'mv Voix h..r.? u.
Viwna, March 0.?Two Americans,
Wiibuig ijuba, operator at tho American
wireles- * station here, anil George Maza
have been ar*-"'led on a charge of
hear'us Vienna bookmaker* out of
large #um? by betting on Paris race*
after having received wireless reports of
I lie results of the race.
! loth were released to-day after tin
American UtgMiott had guaranteed they
would not leave Vienna until they had
been tiled. Duba alio has been con
nect' il with American child relief work
here and In other parts of Central
Mkxico ClTT, March 5 ( VssocS&t- I
I'resaju?Street ear service in Mexicjf
c.ty won resumed to-day and the eleei
trie lighting plants were (snetlimiflf
normally, following a rettlow nt late last
ni;;ht on the difference* between the
I > i ?. trielans' union and the Mexican
Lislit Slid Power Company, which re
sulted in n itrfkn beta; called last
I Thin.-rlay.
\! HE first touch of Spring
should find you prepared
with seasonable clothes.
Lightweight overcoats ?
American, English,Scotch
and Irish materials ?
smartly modeled, expert
ly tailored, moderately
priced $40 to $75.
Initial Showing
of Spring Suits
Brokaw Brothers
1457-1463 BROADWAY
i !
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i i
li he Influence of Russia
and the Near East
lis mrraniitrest throughout those sections off
the Store that are devoted exclusively
to feminine fashion,
Among the Spring novelties 'that wall
especially command attention are
hathing costumes (with the ursuia!
accessories) revealing Bulgarian effects
in coflor and embroidery.; and a num
ber off striking innovations in sports
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West 42nd Street (Between 5th and 6fh Avenues) West 43rd Street
DRESS SILKS"jfrw/>ortowf Sale
presenting &\4ost Exceptional Values
All Silk Printed Georgette? 1 n C
40 inches wide. Light and dark grounds. This season's patterns. * ?
Crepe Chiffon
40 inchcs wide. Evening shades in
a complete assortment; street cclors.
Crepe de Chine
(All Silk)
40 inches wide. White, Flesh and Pink.
Good quality and weight.
Broadcloth SILK SATIN crepe
(White) (Black)
32 ins. Excellent quality and weight. 4<> mch?s wide. Closely woven face.
$1.55 $1.95

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