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1 bepu; AU INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE JOURNAL TWENTY-NINTH YEAR 20 PAGES PHOENIX, ARIZONA, THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 24, 1919 20 PAGES VOL. XXIX., NO. 363 THE Mi id y L, J gM U laSfl 111 J j 1 1 BUltSIlS ORGANIZED PLAN TO DESTROY HI In Lengthy Statement Claims Magazines and Newspapers Are Com- bined Cause Is His Ap proval of Higher Second Class Postal Rates WASHINGTON. April 25. Post master General Burleson, in a state ment Issued tonight, asserted that an organized propapdanda bad been in augurated in an effort to destroy him and thereby to aid in bringing about repeal of the zone postal law in second class rates. The statement charged tnat more than a year ago, an unnamed member of a committee seeking repeal of the law, urged him to acquiesce and bluntly informed him, "we ruined Post master General Hitchcock and de stroyed Mr. Tart." Later, it said, a well known publisher, also unnamed, promised that Mr. Burleson would be made the most popular man in the cabinet if he would aid or anquiesce in the repeal, and said "but if you do not, I fear they will ruin you." These offers were spurned, Burleson declared, and now he said he was con fronted by a systematic propaganda of selfish interests who, through repeal of the law, would be able to "resume enjoyment of a postal subsidy of over $70,000,000 per annum." Even under the zone law, he added, there still would be an annual loss of more than $59,- 000,000, to be made up out of the sen eral public. This statement followed one given oat at the postoffice depart ment during the day announcing that the postmaster general had directed that telegraph systems suspend their regulations against transmission of libelous matt-, insofar as matter re lating to the postmaster general was concerned. This order was given, it was stated, yesterday morning, after the night manager of tne Postal sys tem at New York had refused to ac cept certain messages filed by the New York World news bureau, on the ground that they were libelous. These messages constituted an article discus sing the postmaster general. Burleson'i Statement Following Is the statement Issued tonight: "The organized propaganda directed against the postmaster general is thoroughly understood by him. He was advised last year that it would be in augurated before the convening of this congress. It does not have for its real purpo any desire for improvement in the postal or wire service, but it In tended to aid In accomplishing a re duction of the rates of postage on sec ond class mail (newspapers and maga zines.) A virulent attack founded upon falsehood was made on the postmaster general by the advertising manager of the New York World, the principal newspaper engaged in this intrigue, at the time the increase of these postage rates was pending before the ways and means committee. The Increased rates were bitterly opposed. All opposition was brushed aside and an Increase of rates was made by the congress. Telegraph Men Talk NEW YORK. April 23. William X. Deegan, secretary of the Postal Tele graph company, Issued the following statement here today, in reference to the instructions of Postmaster General Burleson to the wire operating board, announced in Washington: "Mr. Burleson's statement about the time honored practices of the telegraph companies is all wrong. Such a press telegram as the New York World sent out last Sunday night would have been accepted and transmitted by either tel egraph company without the slightest .hesitation, under the old rules and practices of the telegraph companies. In fact, we do not know of any press telegram ever having been refused by a telegraph company on the ground of its being libelous. "Such a telegram is absolutely unob jectionable from a telegraph point of view, and it was only because it re ferred to Burleson and Burleson has terrorized the telegraph staff by gag orders, threats of dismissal, spies, etc. that the telegraph employes rejected It Newcomb Carleton, president of the Western Union company, denied to night that the World's message had been "refused." He stated that "modi fications" had been suggested by the (Continued on Page Two) NEWS EPITOME FOREIGN President Wilson startles peace dip lomats by hurling defi to Italian demands.. Italian delegates announce it is now impossible for them to remain in Paris. DOMESTIC Burleson, in long statement, says newspapers and magazines are try ing to destroy him. Treasury off icialsbelieve nation has subscribed half a billion already. ' Bottling of beer permitted to resume i by internal revenue department. Wilson is assailed for leaving the country without an executive head. LOCAL Third day of Victory loan finds workers in Maricopa county and Phoenix laboring unremittently, bringing in c,ood totals. , 138th infantry, with 406 Arizona men, to arrive in El Paso from New York on Monday, April 28. Woman's club first woman's organi zation to join Phoenix Chamber or Commerce. Elks to initiate class of 100 tonight. Local unit of War Camp Community Service is organized. Annual charity ball is great success. Bootlegger Buys First Bonds In Tombstone, Ariz. DOUGLAS, April 23. Though serving a long term for bootlegging in the county jail at Tombstone, Arizona, Cleve W. Irby of Douglas -headed the Victory loan list in Tombstone with a subscription of $500. Judge A. C. Lockwood, who passed sentence upon Irby, was the second subscriber, taking the same amount. cfliilu SAID (INHUMANLY MSHIELL WASHINGTON, April 23. The radi cal differences of opinion that exist, not only in military circles but among law yers, as to the present system of mili tary justice, was brought out sharply today before the committee of the American Bar association in the con flicting views presented by Lieutenant Colonel Samuel T. Ansell, the officer of the regular army who is chief assail ant of the system, and Colonel John Wigmore, temporary officer, and wide ly known as a student of law in civil life, and the most active defender of the present system, in the absence of Major General Crowder, judge advocate general. "The court martial system does not need more law; but more facts," Col onel Wigmore asserted, urging that amendment of the present system to insure "perfectly fearless counsel for the accused," to bring out the tacts, would go far toward remedying such defects as had been disclosed. Colonel Ansell resuming his argu ment, which will not be concluded for another day, defined the real issue as the question: "Whether military justice is going to be conducted by hard and fast military rules, or is it going to take on an as pect of civil justice?" Ansell Shows Charts "If we had had legal control from th beginning of the proceedings," he as serted, after displaying charts showing the extensive machinery set up in the udge advocate general's office to' cor rect errors," we would have had no need for this great revisory mahinery at the top.' Colonel Wigmore took direct issue with statements made by Senator Chamberlain and Colonel Ansell. He quoted a speech made by Mr. Cham berlain on the floor of the senate, which declared that the army court martial system represented neither a system of justice nor a system of law. "If any man, after any rational in quiry, whatever, holds to that view," Colonel Wigmore declared, "ho is hopeless." Similarly he challenged Colonel An sell's frequenty repeated charge that the miitary justice system is "archaic." On the contrary. Colonel Wigmore de clared, there are elements in the army system so advanced and modern that men in civil practice can only dream of the day when they will be applied in civil courts. Many Privates Convicted Colonel Ansell entered today upon the detailed discussion of changes in law he desires made to accomplish his main purpose of divorcing the legal as pects of the army completely from the possibility of military domination. He recited figures to show that ninety-four per cent of the enlisted men brought to trial were convicted. . "Either this is a most unhumanly perfect "machine," he suta, "or a most unhumanly unjust one." About thirty per cent of the officers tried are convicted, Colonel Ansell added, but continued: "Of course, people in the army are not going around convicting enlisted men because they are enlisted men, and acquitting officers because they are of ficers. That is not true; but we do know that the officers get better trials." QUARREL MURDER ESCAPE GLOBE, Arizona, April 23. Tran qnitino Martinez was killed tonight at Miami following a quarrel over a girl, with another Mexican. Miguel Vasquez, alleged slayer of his rival, is still at large, following a care ful search of the Globe-Miami district by authorities. Inasmuch as persons who witnessed the shooting claim that four shots were fired and a gun with one discharged cartridge was"found be side the botly of the dead man, authori ties are of the opinion that a duel took place, the other three shots bejng fired by Vasquez. i o I PADLOCK I. W. W. HALL ' SIOUX CITY, Iowa, April 23. After boasting that they would hold meet ings regardless of warnings by county and city officials, delegates to the I. W. W. convention tonight abandoned further co nvention plans in Sionx City. This action followed a raid on their meeting pfhee earlier in the day by Sheriff W. H. Jones. Sheriff Jones and his men drove the delegates from the hall and padlocked the doors. They later adjourned to a pool hall, where an attempt was made to ho Id a meet ing. This place also was closed by the sheriff. Tonight the delegates began a gen eral exodus from the ctty by boarding freight trains in various directions. o ANOTHER HARBOR STRIKE NEW YORK, April 23. A strike af fecting freight handlers at all railroad stations and piers in this city, as a protest against working conditions to which the men object, was authorized to night by the New York Freight handlers' union, affiliated with the In ternational Longshoremen's associa tion. The strike, it was said, would be called soon, unksg a settlement could be affected at conferences with rail road officials. BOTTLING OF BEER H MOWED BY REVENUE OFFICIALS Brewery Pipe Lines Un sealed Issuance of Rev enue Stamps After Thurs day in Question Depart ment Attitude Reversed NEW YORK, April 23. Coincident with an announcement by United States District Attorney Caffey, that he had received no instructions from Washington to prosecute brewers dis tributing beer of 2 per cent alcoholic, content, in violation of food conserva tion ' regulations promulgated by the internal revenue department, govern iment counsel state dhere today that the department had taken steps to per mit resumption of beer bottling. Col lectors throughout the country have been directod, it was stated, to unseal the locks on brewery pipe lines, which have remained idle since brewing was forbidden by presidential proclamation December 1 last. The two announcements were made In federal court In the course of an argument on the government's motion to dismiss the brewers suit to restrain official interference with the production of a 2 per cent brew, alleged to be non-intoxicating. Speculation resulted as to whteher the government's atti tude, including authorization made early this week of the sale of revenue stamps, hitherto denied the manufac turers, would continue after the war time prohibition act becomes effective next Thursday. uistrict Attorney Caffey and Special United States At torney Fitts, appearing for Attorney General Palmer in the injunction pro ceedings, declared the ynad no knowl edge of the course to be pursued when the emergency act, forbidding manu facture aftei-April 30, and sale after June 30, of "beer, wine, and other in toxicating malt or vinous beverages goes into operation. The internal revenue department's reversal of its earlier attitude, which had been based on a ruling that beer of 'i of one per cent, or greater alco holic content, was intoxicating, and so forbidden under the modified regula tions effective early this year, permit ting production of "near beer," was brought out during the argument be fore Judge A. N. Hand of William L. Guthrie, junior counsel with Klihu Root, for the United States Brewers' association. Argument on the district attorney's motion to dismiss the suit brought In the interest of the country's brewers by, the Jacob Hoffman Brewing com pany, to enjoin the district attorney and the collector of internal revenue from interfering with the production of 2 beer, will last throughout to morrow, counsel advised Judge Hand. EUROPE At a Glance By the Associated Press Italy has the verdict of the United States government, as regards her claims in the Adriatic. She may not have her aspirations for Fiume grati fied, for that would block in from the sea, behind the coast of Dalmatia, the new small independent nations which are to become members of the league df nations. President Wilson, In a long state ment pealing with the controversy over Fiume, has clearly defined to Italy the stand of the United States In the prem ises and thus has brought to a climax the crisis that has existed for many days. "Wiy regard to the Islands in the eastern Adriatic and that portion of the Dalmatian coast which lies most open to the sea, which Italy also is demand ing. President Wilson broadty states that these are not now necessary to Italy, to make her safe against naval aggression by Austria-iiungary, be cause Austro-Hungary no longer exists and the fortifications along the coast are to be permanently destroyed.. Also, the president says, the new states are to accept limitation of armaments, which will further put aggression out of the question, and that equal and equitable treatment of all racial or na tional minorities throughout this region ar to be guaranteed under international sanction. &, ' President "Wilson contends that "if the principles under which the Initia tive for peace was taken are to be ad hered to, Fiume must serve as the out let of the commerce, not only of Italy, but of the land to the north and north east of that port, Hungary, Bohemia, Rumania and the states of the new Jugo-Slav group. Premier Orlando of Italy immedi ately called the Italian peace delegates for a conference after the president's note was issued, to prepare a state ment to be addressed to the Italian people. Later Vice Admiral Thaon di Bevel, former chief of the Italian naval staff, departed from Paris for Rome, i.nd it was asserted that General Diaz, Italian military commander-in-chief, would leave for Italy. ' What action on the part of Italy this portends is proble matical. A state of siege has been proclaimed in the important German port of Ham burg and its suburbs, where there has been considerable fighting and a num ber of persons have been killed or wounded. Pillage has been in progress in the harbor quarter. Bremen also is disturbed while terrorismstill prevails in Munich. . - , A dispatch from Tokio says that opinion in Japan seems to be that Japan win accept tue league or nations, even if the racial clause to the league cove nant is rejected by the other allied and associated powers. SHOOTS WIFE, KILLS SELF ALBUQUERQUE, N.' M., April 23. Joseph Ross, a discharged soldier, late tonight shot and seriously wounded his wife and then uhol and killed himself. Huns To Be At Versailles By May 1, Earliest PARIS, April 23. (By the Asso ciated Press.) The German gov ernment has officially advised the allied and associated governments that the German plenipotentiaries would not leave Berlin before April 28, and that they would reach Ver sailles May 1, at the earliest. Seven newspaper men will ac company the plenipotentiaries, the dispatch added. HWSON T CHICAGO, April 23. Criticism of President Wilson for going to Europe and leaving the United States without governmental leadership during the most critical period of reconstruction. and of the national administration for its alleged failure to formulate a defi nite policy toward business, was voiced today by H. H. Merrick of Chicago, "resident of the Mississippi Valley as sociation, in its first annual convention today. Mr. Merrick appealed to busi ness interetss to take a more active part in political and government af fairs. "Fifty-two percent of the entire vote pof the country is in the Mississippi val ley," said Mr. Memck. "Congress will do what we want or hear from us. I believe in idealism and theory In their proper place, but I do not believe that place is in the direction of the policy of the United States that bears upon my life, liberty and pursuit of happi ness. Some one has said that we do not need a policy in the United States. I say that we do and we need it mighty bad right now. "What do you think of men called to Washington to direct the stabilizing of prices of steel, iron and coal and other primary products, and then have some bureaucrat say: 'I won't agree for the country." - . , "The secretary of war and the di rector of railroads won't agree. Why, in private business, if an employe made such an answe.r we would examine him for his sanityf; t'say it is all wrong. There are too many men in France waiting to see how various of the al lies will take their medicine. We can not settle the troubles of the world until we clean house at home. We have got a good big Job; let us do it first. "If this country was not so virile and strong, we would have the worst panic that this world ever saw right now, because we haven't any head." Mr. Merrick criticised the United States shipping board for selling ves sels built by money obtained from sale of Liberty bonds. He said the ships might be sold to foreign countries, whereas they should be kept in this country. ; 0 DOUGLAS, April 23. The Bankhead National Pathfinder commission, in charge of J. A. Roundtree, director general of the United States Good Roads association and secretary of the Bankhead National Highway associa tion, arrived in Douglas late today from Deming, New Mexico, and was greeted with enthusiasm. Sixty auto mobiles from this city met the party at the Arizona-New Mexico state line, at Rodeo, New Mexico, and returned with it. As the motorcade turned into the Main street of Douglas, whistles blew and bells pealed out a greeting to the commission, while at the hotel where the members were to spend the night a military band struck up inspiring airs. A banquet at which the keynote was enthusiasm over the adoption of the Borderland route by the United States Good Roads association, as the route of the Bankhead national highway, was give nat the Gadsden hotel tonight, at tended by 75 of the leading business and professional men of Douglas. ' The pathfinding commission is com posed of A. G. Batchelder, chairman of the American Automobile association, Washington, D. C; McEldridge, repre senting the Lnited States department of public roads: C. A. Beasley, secre tary of the United States senate com mittee on postroads and postoffices; T.. S. Plowman, former member of congress and president of the Bank head National Highway association. Leaving here Thursday, the party will go via Bisbee to Tombstone, where luncheon will be eaten, and arrive in Tucson at 4 o'clock in the afternoon to spend the night. The commission was impressed by the great amount of road work found under way in Cochise county, along the borderland route. o ' BOLSHEVIKI ABANDON MUCH WAR MATERIAL ' LONDON, April 23. Large quanti ties of material were abandoned by the bolshevik! when they were driven out of Bolshie Ozerki recently, according to the report of Major General Edmond Ironside, British commissioner in chief, on the Archangel front, regarding the operation. His report continues: . "We captured two field guns, 1,000 rounds of three-inch ammunition and prisoners. The spirit of the. troops tak ing part was excellent and they have done exceedingly well." Regarding the situation, General Ironside says: - "Deserters from the bolshevik! forces have joined our own and the Russian troops. They openly showed their hatred of the bolsheviki and bear wit ness to the hard conditions of service. This has done more than anything else to consolidate the new Russian army." FDR LEAVING U.S T HIGHWAY DELEGATES ARRIVE jll DOUGLAS Statement On Italian Diplomats Straight From The Shoul , der Declaration Settles All Doubt of President's Attitude Says Italy Has Been Well Treated Insists Upon Equity To All Nations Opposes Lon don Pact. PARIS, April 23. (By the Associated Press) Pres ident Wilson's emphatic declaration that he will not yield on the Adriatic question has created. the most profound sensation in the peace conference. He has thrown down the gauntlet to the supporters of secret treaties in a man ner "which almost took away the breath of the delegates who have been urging compromises on points already cov ered by many secret documents, and at variance with the president's fourteen points. President Wilson's sweeping declaration, while aimed directly at the Adriatic problems, also reaches the Kiau-Chao controversy, in which Japan relies on secret agreements, made with Great Britain, France and Italy in 1917, to support her in her claim to the conclusions held by Germany in Shantung. Statement a Challengs The peace delegates generally regard President Wil son's statement as a challenge, which, once for all, will dispose of the question.whether secret documents of which many nations participating in the war were ignorant, were to figure in the peace, following an armistice in which all the allies pledged, gave no regard to secret treaties. The Italian situation overshadowed all other questions through out the day in Paris, and was tion in official and unofficial circles. When it became known this morning that the Italian premier, Yittorio Orlando, was again absent from the session of the council of four, various rumors became current. Settles All Doubts Proposals and counter-proposals were made between the members of the British, French and Italian delegations and numerous stories of compromises were circulated. These were suddenly discredited by the issuance of Presi dent. Wilson's statement, showing that the president was not a party to the proposerlconclusions', which was chiefly based on the supposition that Fiume should he given to Italy. The idea which had been prevalent in Paris, that the Adriatic situation was a game of chess, in which the most cinii r!;n,iTrott! n-mill win r-orraWilpsK of tliR armistice . 1 , Conditions, Was SUaaeniy UaiUbHeu. IJ llt'Siuuii iicju action. ' Since Monday it has been genially known that he had prepared a statement which was presented on that day to the entire American delegation, and that the delegation had approved it. But there was no suspicion that his posi tion was so unalterably agrinst secret diplomacy. Say It's Incomprehensible . Declarations by the members of the Americal delega tion, that the president would not yield on the matter of Fiume, were regardd by most European diplomatists, and esneciallv bv the Italians, as today, and even now many unable to comprehend wnat A member of the Italian delegation said tnai uie ueie sates would not leave Paris tonight. He did not know what action might be taken tomorrow. Premier Orlando, Foreign Minister Sonnino and bal vator Bazilai, Antonio Salandra and Marquis Salvago Iiaggi, the other Italian delegates, Have Deen in conierenee at their headquarters, examining the situation created by the president's statement. ITALIANS ABOUT TO LEAVE PARIS ON RETURN HOME i D U PARIS, April 23. (By the Asso ciated Press). Premier Orlando of Italy this evening addressed an of ficial communication to Premier Clemenceau, president of the peace conference, saying that as a result of the declaration by President. Wilson, the Italian delegation has decided to leave Paris at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. PARIS, April 23. It was learned at Italian headquarters this eve ning that the Italian delegates were first apprised of President Wil son's statement when it appeared in the afternoon papers. Premier Orlando at once sent a note to Pre miers Lloyd George and Clemen ceau, asking them if they thought it possible, after the publication of this document, that the Italians could remain in the peace confer ence. PARIS, April 23. (Havas) Pre mier Orlando of Italy expressed profound surprise today at the dec- . laration of President Wilson, which . he said, came at a time when he waa "about to make a supreme at- - tempt at conciliation." "The Italian delegates, hoping to see the Italian problem adjusted . amicably," he continued, "might have taken some otner decision than ceasing to collaborate in the labors of the conference, had this statement not been issued." The premier added that he would address a message to the Italian people who, he said, "will express themselves." LONDON, April 24-As a result of President Wilson's declaration (Continued on Page Two) Question Startles the sole subject ot conversa : rTrL;,lL ,v.,,,l part ot a political game, umu old - school diplomatists seem lias nappenea. "In view of the capital importance of the questions affected, and in order to throw all possible light upon what is involved in their settlement, I hope that the following statement will con tribute to the final formation of opin ion and to a satisfactory solution: "When Italy entered the war, she en tered upon the basis of a definite pri vate understanding with Great Britain and France, now known as the pact of London. Since that time the whole face of circumstances has been altered. Many other powers, great and small, have entered the struggle, with no knowledge of that private under standing. "The Austro-Hungarian empire, then the enemy of Europe, and at whose ex-J pense the pact of London was to be kept, in the event of victory, has gone to pieces and no longer exists. Not only that, but the several parts of that em pire, it is agreed now by Italy and all her associates, are to be erected into independent states and associated in a league of nations, not with those who were recently our enemies, but with It aly in the great war for liberty. "We are to establish their liberty as well as our own. They are to be among the smaller states whose interests are henceforth to be safeguarded as scrup- j ulously as the" interests ot the most i powerful states. Same Principles to All "The war was ended, moreover, by proposing to Germany an armistice and peace which should be rounded on cer tain clearly defined principles which set up a new order of right and justice. Upon those principles the peace with Germany has been conceived not only, but formulated. Upon those principles it will be effected. We cannot ask the great body of powers to propose and effect peace with Austria, and estab lish a new basis of independence and right in the states which originally constituted the ApstrO-Hungarian em pire, and in the states of the Balkan group, on principles of another kind. We must apply the same principles to .(Continued on rage Two) BEL0ENAI1 . HAS SUBSCRIBED HALF-ft 1LI0N Only Quarter Billion Re ported Iowa Claims Passed Its Quota New" York Leads Federal Re serve Districts Twelfth Next to Lowest Position . Republican A. P. Leased Wire WASHINGTON. April 23. A quarter of a billion dollars has been subscribed, to the Victory loan and officially re ported through banks and federal re- serve district headquarters to the treas-? ury. This covers probably only the first two days of the subscription per- iod, and does not include the millions of pledges on which subscribers have not paid initial installments. Neither doe it include officially recorded subscrip tions which have not been tabulated by banks, or which are in process of be ing reported to district headquarters. Only ten of the twelve districts were reprented In figures jgiven out to night by the treasury, the Kansas and Atlanta headquarters not having sub mitted official reports. For these reasons ofnctals were in clined to believe that the actual sub scriptions already gathered by the mil- . lions of volunteer loan workers amount to at least a half billion dollars. The first complaints, that the treas ury's official reports do not fairly In dicate the record of various communi ties, reached here today. They were met with the explanation that the fig ures given out by the treasury at night in most cases were transmitted by dis trict managers about noon of that day. The district managers also may report the standing ot some city; as of the irfght refore, and this is reflected in the national headquarters review a day late as a consequence. The exact total tabulated tonight was $249,649,000, distributed as follows; Boston, $45,448,400; New York, ! $83,OCO,000; Philadelphia. $19,258.--150; Cleveland, $18,193,950; Rich- ; mon, $13,383,600; Chicago, $25,579,- ' 350; St. Louis, $29,877,800; Minne apolis, $6,616,700; Dallas, $131,- ' 300; San Francisco, $2,050,550. The navy's actual subscription thns far in the Victory-Liberty loan cam paign has been almost $2,000,000, or enough to move the Victory ship, the U. S. S. Marble.head, approximately two miles on its voyage from San Francisco to New York. ",. The navy's flying squadron of bat tleships and destroyers, which are cruising along the Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf coasts to help the Victory-Liberty ojioan, are receiving enthusiastic weir comes. The Victory ship is scheduled to reach San Diego at noon tomorrow, where she will be relieved by the U. S. S. Crane, which will take up the sec ond leg of the journey. Iowa Is First Again . CHICAGO, April 23. With two states of the seventh federal reserv district already over their quotas. meagre reports from Illinois. Indiana and Wisconsin indicating that the campaign on these states waa making substantial progress, victory loan of ficials said tonight the progress was better than scheduled. Chicago's sub scriptions tonight were estimated at $27,500,000. , Iowa, the first state in the countrv ta fill its quota in the t'nrrd and fourth loans passed its coal of $110,525,000 fori the fifth loan today. Late reports from llicliisran. it was said, confirmed the report that that state had obtained its quota on the- first day of the campaign. i - 0 ARGENTINA TURNS OVER SHIPSc BUENOS AIRES, April 23. Geri many has instructed the Argentina? government to deliver interned German? steamers to the United States, and th5 American embassy has announced it4 readiness to take over the vessels The cabinet met this afternoon to in - struct the officials concerned to act ac-jl cordingly. The transfer is expeeteff within a few days. f o I STOP RED CROSS TRAIN $ BERLIN, April 23 (By the Assn-y dated Press). The Zeitung Am Mit- tag reports from Landsherg on th? Warteh that German frontier guard stopped an American Red Cross traii carrying food to Warsaw and searched it for ammunition. There was no am 4 munition aboard, but the train wa obliged to return to Friedberg, so thau it might continue to Warsaw by an-? other route. o - ONE YEAR AGO TODAY Germans drive dent into British lines north of Albert. '. , . Huns concentrating troops and supplies for smash at Amiens. Allied airmen report masses of Huns being rushed through Belgium to renew Flanders drive. Big gun batteries of the Germans leveling allied trenches to bpen third battle of the Somme. i America's forces slowly moving overseas to prepare for fall drives. SUBSCRIBE NOW TO THE VICTORY LIBERTY LOAN WHAT YOU WOULD HAVE PAID FOR VICTORY THEN. , .