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JuLej AN INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE JOURNAL THIRTIETH YEAR 14 PAGES PHOENIX, ARIZONA, THURSDAY MORNING, JULY 17, 1919 14 PAGES VOL. XXX., NO. 81 110 LESG ffiTJ F LEADERS ftSSERT Wilson's Effort to Pacify Opposition Doomed to Be Complete Failure Say Antis White House Con ferences Are Scheduled to Start Today WASHINGTON". July IS. In an ag gressive effort to rlimnish senatorial opposition to the treaty with Germany, President Wilson will begin at th white house tomorrow a series of per sonal talks with republican senators. With bis reiterated offer to consult with the foreign relations committee unaccepted and with his opponents on the republican side, evidencing no pur- pore to seek his counsel, the president decided today to adopt the more direct method of inviting republican members to the white bouse and laying before them one after another his reasons foe ,-i.sking that the treaty be ratified. Asks Senators to Conference A half dozen senators whose names Were withheld were asked to meet the president tomorrow and it was indi cated that the invitations would be a daily feature until Mr. Wilson had seen most of the republican membership of the treaty ratifying body. During the day he selected 15 whom he desires to see this week. There was much speculation as to the choice he had made for tomorrow's conference. In some quarters it was thought likely he had invited Chairman 1Odge and other members of the for eign relations committee but it also was suggested that he may have chosen to talk first with senators who are in clined to be friendly to the treaty and have taken no definite standi regard ing it. Leaders Predict Failure Republican leaders opposing the treaty in its present form did not hesi tate to predict the white house talks would fail to lessen the opposition to unreserved ratification. Democratic senators supporting the president, however, declared his course undoubt edly meant that he had convincing ar guments to offer- Those in the president's confidence indicated the burden of his appeal to the republican senators would concern the league of nations and the Shan tun gsettlement, the two provisions which have aroused greatest criticism in the senate. It was predicted that he would tell his callers the complete de tails of negotiations on these points and on any others that might be brought into question. Will Delve Deep That it might be in a better situation to consider the Shantung provision, the foreign relations committee agreed to day to ask the state department for copies of all available treaties bearing on Japanese and German interests in China. In Its preliminary reading of the Versailles treaty, however, the committee passed over entirely that part of the treaty affecting Shantung and other former posessions of Ger many, reserving the whole subject for future discussion. Shanting will be the subject of more discussion tomorrow in the senate. In its reading today the committee made slow progress and it was pre dicted that with daily meetings the whole text will not be covered the first time before the end of the week. Still . to be. read are the financial, economic and labor sections,- regarded by com mittee members as the most Intricate of all. During the day President "Wilson saw two democratic members of the com- mittee. Senators Swanson of Virginia, and romerene of Ohio, and talked over the senate situation with them. It was understood he reiterated his opposition to any reservations in ratification of the treaty. SAYS PROHIBITION Republican A. P. Leased Wire WASHINGTON, July 16. Prohibi tion is being enforced effectively throughout the United States, Attorney General Palmer said today. Sale of "hard" liquor, such as whisky, gin and brandy, virtually has ceased, he as sorted, except for scattering violations of the law. Manufacture and sale of beer is also prohibited except in communities where the courts have ruled against the contention of the department of justice that 2.75 per cen alcoholic drinks are, forbidden by law and in those jurisdictions prosecutions will be instituted if the supreme court finally upholds the department's view. ANOTHER STRIKE IN PRUSSIA COPENHAGEN. July 16. (By the Associated Press) A general strike has been started at Stettin, capital of the province of Pomerania, Prussia, according to advices from German sources. The object is to secure aboli tion of martial law and other political reforms. NEWS EPITOME FOREIGN Pershing tells England America will demand fulfillment of every treaty obligation. Greek premier seeks withdrawal of troops from Asia Minor, DOMESTIC Efforts of Wilson to pacify opposi tion to unreserved ratification of treaty will fail, senate leaders de clare. ,0CAL Complete preparations for big Good year plant on coast which will care for Arizona cotton. Coconino county to go ahead with road work without waiting fed eral aid. Visiter here from Winslow is work ing for road from there to Phoenix. Ajo "wants American Legion post I ENFORCED Early Repeal of Soda Water Tax Predicted I ReDublican A. P. Leased Wire WASHINGTON, July 16. Repeal of the soda water tax was decided on to rt v hv renuhlican leaders of the house The decision will b referred to the wavi and means committee which will draft a repeal measure. Some leaders nredicted the tax, which levies an im post of ten per cent on soft drinks and ice cream, would be repealed within a month. Investigation of the postoffice de partment was understood also to have been discussed. Immediate attention, the steering committee decided, would be given by the house to the two appropriation bills, vetoed by the president, after which the prohibition enforcement legislation would be disposed of. Legislation pro hibiting foreigi ships from engaging in American coastwise trade also will be enacted, the committeemen said, as well as the tax repeal measures, be fore a summer recess. o OF G ASIA MINOR LIKELY Republican A. P. Leased Wire PARIS, July 16 Premier Venizelos of Greece appeared before the inter-allied council today to discuss questions concerning Asia Minor. After hearing M. Venizelos and Italian representatives, who also were before the council, the council asked both Greece and Italy to report tomor row the line behind which they were willing to withdraw their armies in southern Asia Minor, whereupon the council will decide whether their plans are satisfactor. This line will be temporary and will in no way affect the final boundary settlement. II. Venizelos expressed the willingness of the Greeks to with draw somewhere. He said Greece was maintaining 65,000 troops in Asia Minor and desired to lessen this force. A decision was reached by the coun cil to insert a clause in the Austrian treaty providing that Italy may have the privilige within five years, if she so desires, to have the Austrians build railways at Italy's expense through the Keschen and Predil passes, the profits accruing from the railways to go to Italy. It was also decided a British officer shall direct the plebiscite in Schleswig as the British navy is playing the most important part In enforcing treaty condnons there. The French will di rect the carrying out of the treaty terms on the west Polish frontier. The council announced today it will be imperative to have lnter-allied com missions in bilesia and at various points on the Polish frontier when the peace treaty actually pecomes effect ive in order to prevent disorder. o FOODSTUFF ACREAGE WEIMAR. July 16. Prussian Minis ter of Agrisulture Braun yesterday published a memorial covering the con dition of Prussian agriculture in which he made demands for an increase in the production of vital necessities. The minister said the nitrogen, pot ash and phosphorus industries must be improved above all others, as regards coal supply, so that they may become immediately productive. Imports must bo limited strictly to meat and bread, he added. Continuing, the minister said that pork raising must be immediately in creased also barley and potato growing must be increased. The minister advo cated the removal of all restrictions on agriculture and the dissolution of all control bureaus formed during the war. o WILLIAMS STRIKES BACK AT CRITICS, DENYING CHARGES Republican A. P. Leased Wire WASHINGTON, July 16. John Skel ton Williams, comptroller of the cur rency, appearing before the senate banking committee, which is consider ing his nomination, today struck back at his critics, passed the lie to Former Senator Weeks of Massachusetts, who bitterly opposed his nomination at the l'is'. session and denied charges re cently made that he had caused the withdrawal of Red Cross funds from certain Washington banks, t Mr. Williams announced when the committee adjourned until r.ext Friday he would at that time reply to allega tions made by John Paolo and Frank J. Hogan. local bankers, r?;ative ti al- ksfd discriminations aga'nst certain banks. Mr. Williams gave his testimony to day after A. E. Jones, representing stockholders of the defunct First Na tional bank of Uniontown. Pennsyl vania, who charged comptroller Wil liams with mismanagement of the bank's affairs so as to cause the stock holders a loss of $2,780,000. MAY PROBE MEXICAN CONDITION WASHINGTON, July 16. The ques tion of reporting out a joint resolution for investigation of Mexican conditions will be determined Tuesday by the house rules committee which has called Ambassador Fletcher as the first wit ness. The resolution, introduced by Representative Gould, republican, of New York, calls for a far-reaching in quiry to be conducted by a joint con gressional committee. The hearings will be public. o BIG CUT IN AIR SERVICE WASHINGTON, July 16. Under Secretary Baker's order that all emergency and temporary officers must be discharged before September REEK TROOPS 11 AV the commissioned personnel of the E. P. Swenson, age 74 years, was ar army air service will be reduced to 234 j reted here today on a charge of oper officers, said an official statement to- i ating an illicit whiskey still. Swenson day by the air service. As many of these officers must be detailed to ad ministrative duties, there will not be enough left to completely man one squadron of airplanes, it was said. E JACK S FRENCH FOR IN DEPORTING Errors By County Attorney and Assistants Result in Postponement of Actions Scheduled for Yesterday DOUGLAS. Ariz., July 16. The cases of James Boyd. Fred Santner and Phil Tovrea, scheduled to be taken up for hearing today on the charge of kidnapping in connection with the de portation from Bisbee. July 12, 1317, of more than 1,100 alleged I, W. W. and their alleged sympathizers, failed to be heard. Early in the proceedings, after court had assembled, Robert N. French, county attorney, announced that through an error made by his deputies in preparing the complaints and warrants, these men were charged with deporting "the wrong men." He said he has witnesses who could tes-! tify that all three had been seen in the line guarding the deportees, but that the warrants did not name "the right party," so he could not proceed, therefore asked a continuance. 'It is not the court's desire to- have these men come here every day and then go back home to Bisbee with nothing accomplished." said Judge W. C. Jack, the presiding magistrate. At torney French said he could have the complaints amended in the superior court at Tombstone. He added that due to bad roads, some of his wit nesses had been delayed. The county attorney stated that all evidence had been offered in the case of Harry Walters, whose hearing had been continued from Monday to allow the prosecution to bring more wit nesses here. This was the second case completed. No argument will be made until all of the original 51 defendants have been tried. Then, according to Judge Jack's announcement yesterday, a week to be devoted to argument will be granted. The cases against Santner, Boyd and Tovrea have been continued in definitely. The cases to be heard Thursday morning are those of J. P. Hodgson, now manager of the Morenci branch of the Phelps-Dodge corporation, Cass Benton Minor and Sam Frankenburg, merchant of Bisbee. , o GLOBE, Ariz.. July 16. Cuca Ituri, Pedro Ituri and Glenna Gatliff were arrested at Miami this afternoon on a charge of selling intoxicating liquors to soldiers in uniform- It is explained that the defendants sold two pints of bootleg whiskey to Private Tyler of the 19th infantry, receiving $20 from the soldier. The arrests were made after an in vestigation following an accident at the Globe camp in which Tyler was run down by a slag train. Tyler suffered the loss of one arm and both feet. It Is said that Tyler was intoxicated at the time of the accident. Cuca Ituri conducted a rooming house at Miami. Glenna Gatliff, an in mate of the Ituri rooming house, is also charged with receiving soldiers for im moral purposes. The three defendants will be given a hearing before United States Commissioner Hechtman tomor row morning. They are at liberty un- i der $1,000 bonds. I admits his guilt and says he served a term at McNeil's Island for a similar offense- Henry A. Swenson, age 45. was also arrested on a federal warrant charging "moonshine" operations. 6 ES mm CASES INJURIES TO SOLDIER FOLLOWED BY ARRESTS MAKING A BIG CUT : IIP T 1 France Moves to Reduce the High Cost of Living PARIS, July 16. (By French Wireless). Four definite measures intended to reduce the cost of liv ing were decided upon today at a meeting of the cabinet. A com missioner was appointed to execute the ideas agreed upon. The four plans were: 1. "Clemenceau" or "Vilgrain" food selling booths in Paris will be doubled in number and others will be established in other centers of population. 2. Cheap restaurants to supply meals at fixed prices will be start ed in Pari and in the provinces, under the control of the ministry o fsupplies. 3. All war stocks of foodstuffs will be sold to the public, chiefly through the co-operative societies. 4. A special service already or ganized in the ministry of supplies will seek to curb illicit speculation in foodstuffs. ' A bill pending in parliament con tains provisions supplementing ex isting laws against speculation and increases penalties. o ' ' Witnesses Hint Foul Play In Dowsey's Death TACOMA, July 16. Additional light was thrown today on the mystery surrounding the death of F. A. Dowsey, the government agent found dead in Seattle May 2, with statements, from George P. Wright and Horace Y. X. Wright of the Wright shipyards in Ta-coma- The Wrights in an authorized in terview, said they were in confer ence with Mr. Dowsey, who was investigating alleged shipbuilding frauds in Tacoma, two days before he was found dead. After hearing what they had to say and going over the evidence in regard to al legd frauds in northwest ship yards, Mr. Dowsey is declared to have said: "I have now enough evidence to send at least four men from thm part of the country to the peni tentiary." WHEAT PRICES AT 2 TERMINALS ARE INCREASED TO $2.30 WASHINGTON. July 16. President Wilson todav signed an executive order increasing the guaranteed price of the 1919 wheat crop to $2.30 per bushel at Galveston and New Orleans. It is ex pected the higner price established for wheat at Galveston and New Orleans will divert a part of the crops flow to export from Atlantic terminals, and thus relieve the strain on common car riers and terminal facilities. In additional executive ' orders the president approves the licensing plan put into effect by Director Barnes pro viding that all persons handling wheat, with the exception of growers, bakers who consume . less than 50 barrels of flour per month and common carriers, must be license. - "DRYS" WOULD CURB EFFORTS OF RADICALS WASHINGTON. July 16 Conserva tive members of the prohibition faction in the house set out today to curb what they described as radical attempts to make the pending enforcement bill so drastic that it might create a revul sion of feeling throughout the country on the whole question of liquor drink ing. Warning was given by the conserva tives that if the radical element went too far and added other severe restric tions they would be certain to invite defeat in the senate and possibly find all of their work thrown out by a presi dential veto. Representative Morgan, republican of Oklahoma, had given notice that he would endeavor to make it a violation of law for a man to keep a jug of liqnor in his own home for his own use. POLICY OF ULSTER ER Republican A. P. Leased Wire LONDON, July IS. Sir Edward Carson's speech Saturday has brought I the Ulster leader under the lash of the newspapers of all parties, primarily on account of his references to the United States, which are criticised as tactless and calculated to breed bad blood be tween the two nations, and secondly because he reiterated his old threat to call out the Ulster volunteers to resist any attempt to place the home rule act in operation. The labor organs are not slow to point out how much incitement to "di rect action" could be improved upon in the industrial field for securing politi cal ends. The liberty pro-Irish papers are equally quick to po:nt out that in point of tactics there is no difference between "King De Valera and "King Carson." The matter came up in the house of commons tonight when the speaker gave John Robert Slynes, laborites, per mission to move adjournment of the house for the purpose of challenging the government to set the law in mo tion against Sir Edward for a speech inciting to violence and endangering the safety of the realm. Mr. Synes said I there were many poor illiterate men I now in prison for saying less harmful j things than Carson had said. It was j the government's duty to see that the law was equitably enforced. Mr. Clynes described Sir Edward as the "arch apostle of direct action." Lord Hugh Cecil and other unionist members condemned Carson's remarks as indefensible. , The attorney general. Sir Hewart. declared that the allegation that Sir Edward Carson's speeches incited to a breach of the law and violence had broken down. There was nothing in the speech in question upon which it was possible to found legal proceedings he said. The passage referring to the calling out of volunteers, he added, was hypothetical and contingent on de priving Ulster people ot their rights as British subjects, and this nobody pro posed to do . ; o PLARJ TO OPEN FIGHT OFJ "DRY" LAWMAKERS Reoubllcan A. p. Leased Wire CHICAGO, July 16. Announcement of the appointment of Joseph W. Bailey of Washington, former United States senator from Texas, as chief counsel to conduct an early fight against the prohibition constitutional amendment, and of the intention to oppose for re election every state legislator who voted to ratify the amendment, was made today from the wesern head quarers of the Association Opposed to National Prohibition. A statement issued by James Arthur Seavey, managing director of the asso ciation bristled with denunciation of the Anti-Saloon League. Prohibition advocates were referred to as "the tyrannical minority which seems to be carrying the sixty-sixth congress in its waistcoat pocket. IDAHO TIMBER SUPPLY THREATENED BY FIRES SPOKANE. July IS. Forest fires in norxnern laano were reported today burning over a considerable area and in one instance, valuable timber was ueing threatened. a lire Detween the town of Prief river and Priest lake, believed under control, broke out again and another on Jordan creek, near the headquarters i me voeur aAiene river, was burn ing over 200 to 300 acres, it was re ported. . The fire in heavy timber on Steam boat creek was burning 50 acres nnil was said to be threatening a large area oi government and private timber. n PARTES FORD FLOUNDERS THR O UGH MAZE OF SIMPLE QUESTIONS Thinks Benedict Arnold Writer Idealist One Who Makes Others Pros perous Tribune Attor neys Shower Questions on Him to Show He Is Ignorant Idealist MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.. July 16. Henrv Ford, under examination as a witness for the defense during all of today's session of his suit for $1,000,000 ! libel against the Chicago Tribune, was led through a maze of questions by the newspaper's attorney, who said he was trying to show that the alleged libelous editorial was correct in calling the mo tor manufacturer "an ignorant ideal ist." Answering the varied interrogations of Attorney Elliott O. Stevenson, Mr. Ford described an idealist as one who "helped to make people prosperous," an anarchist as "one who throws bombs or seeks to overturn the government." The witness dirt not recall the incident of Major Andre and Benedict Arnold, describing the revolutionary traitor as a writer. At one time, Mr. Ford said that he would admit he was an "ignorant idealist." if that would stop the line of i (juestioning, but later said the question would have to be decided by the jury Judge Tucker interposed objection to carrying the line of inquiry too far out side the case and Attorney Stevenson then asked about Mr. Ford's knowledge of governmental relations, asserting that the witness, as a candidate for senator, had set himself up as educator of the people he had a right to prove that Mr. Ford was ignorant. Ford Takes Responsibility Mr. Ford reiterated that his circulars against war and preparedness were written by Theodore de Lavigne but that he was responsible for all the statements, although he did not recall all of them. Following are some of the state ments published by de Lavigne and for which Mr. Ford assumed full respon sibility:: "It (war) is the same old scarecrow talk by the same old lazy vultures who make human lives, seldom their own, the stake in their 60-called battle of brains." "I feel that this cry for the training of men to kill other men and for the placing of army arjd navy as a burden on the backs of the people, is a false conception of patriotism and treason to the life of the people." "The United States has spent more than a billion do.b'rs on a navy ard army that woul 1 cope with an in vasion that never occurred and never v'. occur, and yrt the very war ex perts who aro responsible for thf-t butc ensome army and navy admit that oui army and navy nevr would have I eei:. able to mee'. with any hope of success, those of ether so-c:ii'ed powers." Defines Statements Fressed by Mr. Stevenson as to what ho meant by surh statements, Mr. Fort: repeatedly remarked that if it wis in lii j book it was true The whole ef fect of his replij- tvns that- by pn--pnredness he meant a preparedness greater than was needed for deteriS" and he regarded the army and navy of 1916 as quite adequate. By scare trows and vultures he meant those who advocated an amy and nivy guater.than those of 1916. Throughout the session the air was thick with the objections of the Ford lawyers. Alfred Lucking and Alfrec. G. Murphy. In arguing one of them Mr. l ucking said: "I desire a further objection that counsel has been told by the witness several times that he hired an expeit to write this book, that he gave him his general views, that he told him to be careful of his facts. Questions of this sort which might be considered expert questions should go only to the man who wrote it, not to the man who. it is admitted, had the right to hire i a man to prepare the facts. He has told counsel repeatedly that he did not prepare the language.' Mr. Stevenson in reply said: "The comments of the Chicago Tri bune were not based on what Mr. de Lavigne" did. nor anybody else, hut what Mr. Ford gave to the public. They knew nothing about Mr. de Lavigne. Americans Will Insist Upon Fulfillment Of All Treaty Conditions Says Pershing Republican A. P. Leased Wire LONDON, July 16 The government gave a dinner in honor of Gen. John J. Pershing and his staff tonight. The guests included Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, who presided; Gen. Sir Henry Seymour Rawlinson, comman der of the Fifth British army; Gen. Henry S. Home, commander of the British army in France; Lieut. Gen. William Riddle Birdwood. commander of the Australian and New Zealand troops in France. General Pershing and his staff was presented to the king and queen at a garden party at Buckingham palace th safternoon. The American ambas sador, John W. Davis and other mem bers of the liplomatic corps also were presented. - General Pershing conversed some time with the Prince of Wales. Earlier, General Pershing was the guest of the American Luncheon club at the Hotel Savoy. General Persh ing was loudly cheered when he en tered the dining room. He thanked the club fo rits hospitality to him and the American soldiers and paid high tribute to the Brtish for their part in the war. Praises Work of Navy "It must have been with a sense of great satisfaction," said General Pershing, "that you Americans living in England learned of America's en try itno the war, and with what inter-" est you watched the coming of ou expeditions, the first the naval con tingent under Vice Admiral Simms, who quickly recognized that the diffi culties demanded an increase of craft for destroying submarines, and unity of command. I give him and the navy thanks for their attitude toward the army, and feel safe in saying that never before was there such a com plete unity of action between these branches of the service. "I won't undertake to tell you what the army did. But I want you to know These articles claim the support of history and history is something Mr. Ford knows nothing about." Most Important Witness ' Mr. Stenvenson stated that he re garded Mr. Ford as the most import ant witness ot the case and added: "I conceive it to be my right and duty to examine Mr. Ford thoroughly on this subject so that the jury may understand just what Mr. Ford's views were in order to determine whether he was what we called him or not." When the question of preparedness was under discussion Mr. Stevenson was pursuing Mr. Ford's characteriza tion of preparedness advocates as murderers. "I advocated preparedeness after we got into war," said Mr. Ford. "But you were speaking of 1915 and 1916," explained the lawyer. The witness in an apparent abstraction ignored the dates, and. following his own train of thought added: "1 was a murderer just as well as anybody else." "You were a murderer?" gasped Mr. Stevenson. "I was a party to it: one of the helpers," said the witness calmly. "Do you mean that in 1917 you were the same kind of a murderer that ad vocates of preparedness were in 1915 and 1916?" "No; we were in the war in 191"; in 1916 we were not." Mr. Ford described an idealist as one who hleps to make people prosperous. An anarchist, he said with conviction, was one who throws bombs and seeks to overturn government. He thought that a "ballyhoo" was a "blackguard." Mistaken identity Questioned further, witness, evi dently with Arnold Bennett in mind, hazarded the opinion that the revo lutionary traitor, Benedict Arnold, was a writer. He had forgotten what year the United States organized as a na tion and asked what the country was before that event, said that he "guessed that it was land." i He defined treason as "anything against the government." and said that a traitor, in his opinion, was anyone, who advocated over-preparedness, or war for aggression. Having- stated that in his opinion the army and navy in 1916 were adequate for defense, Mr. Stevenson asked him a number of questions as to the size of the army and the disposition of th troops at that time, but witness was able to return only vague answers cr none at all. "Did you ever hear anyone talking about having an American army to invade any other coftntry?" queried, the Tribune lawyer. "Yes, to invade Mexico." "And men who advocated training men to go into Mexico and pacify thai country, you regarded as traitors?" "Not to pacify; to burglarize." An objection cut short this line of in quiry. Mr. Stevenson asked what were the relations between tne United States and Porto Rico. "We keep some of ihe army there, I guess." Tribune Attorney Warned Judge Tucker at this point told Mr. Stevenson that the question was far outside the case. "It is rather an intricate relation to ask the witness to explain to you," said the court. This led to comment on Mr. Ford's recent senatorial campaign. "This witness," said Mr- Stevenson, "was a candidate for United States ! senator. He was an educator of the people, Surely the standard that ap plies to the average man who does not assume to educate the people, or lo qualify as a statesman, does not applv to Mr. Ford?" Mr. Ford interposed to say that in five minutes, if he wanted to know, he could get a man to tell him all about the Porto Rico relations. "You could rot find a man who would fill your place in the United States senate," snapped Attorney Stev enson. "I never wanted to go to the United States senate," replied the manufac turer. "I might add that the people didn't want him either, but I wont," said Mr. Stevenson. Mr. Lucking declared that the remark was a "dirty slur." and the court cau tioned the Tribune attorney. Read Wilson Speeches Much of the session was taken up in (Continued on Page Two) that its personnel was imbued wit! patriotism and devotion to the cause o flbeirty and filled with an aggres sive determination to carry out the will of our people at home. When that fist division entered the battle linf and fought a brilliant battle at Can tigny. its success set an exampe for the future of the campaign and later had electrical effect on our allied ar mies, which had been fighting fo" three years, and gave them new hope. "Then came our efforts i n the great counter-offensive at Chateau-Thierry and Soissons, where, with the allies, we too kthe nitiative from the enemy and maintained it to the end of the war. 1 need not recall what the Amer ican army did at St. Mihiel, nod how it fought an historically decisive battle in the Argonne, which cut the enemy's line and made further resistance im possible. Insist on Treaty Fulfillment "But peace has victories no lejss than war. Now that the end has come, it is for us to look forward to a solution of great questions at home and abroad. While carrying on this work and pre paring for peaceful years to come, we insist that our late enemy fulfil every obigation peace has imposed upon him. It must not be understood because we are not leaving a large army of occu pation that we will not Insist on ful fillment to the letter of all the condi tions. " General Pershing said that the American army was rapidly being sent home .only about 200,000 being left. 'It would do you good if you could see those magnficent troops," he added. "Their splendid showing and morale have been a great pride to me. They are returning home with a broadened view of life and its obligations and an determined to fulfill their duty as American citizens. They are entering on a new life with the same patriotism with which they fought the war and made such a glorious record."