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THE WASHINGTOX'TDIES: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1917.
a SENATORS WOULD ADJOURN 16; WAR JUNKET 'OFF' Congress Is uneasy and impatient. An effort la being: made In the Senate to get an agreement for adjournment October 0, or, at moat, a week later. A paper has been put In circulation among; Senator! to obtain signatures to an agreement for early adjourn ment. While nothing: definite haa come of this. It Indicates that Congress ta Vhearlnfc the ca!r-aj adjournment. It Is realized that the beginning of the regular aeaalon ia cot far off. and membera are anxious to get a short period digest before It opens. Lease's AbsencetCoaflrma Report Senator Eodge has1 left the city for the aeaalon, and this haa led to the belief early adjournment ia In pros pect. An early report from the Finance Committee on the -war lnauhance bill is expected. Leaders hope to pass It with only a few days' debate. Once thla ia pasaed and the confer ence on the war tax bill agreed to, many membera will leave the city. Junket Tn Kmnt Frowned On. The proposal for sending a delega tion of members of bath houses to Europe will not be carried out. .This waa practically settled in the con ference yesterday between the Presi dent and subcommittees of the Sen ate Foreign Relations Committee and the House Committee on Foreign Af fairs. A large factor In the matter is the unwillingness of both houses to ap propriate money for what many of the members call a Junket. It la doubtful whether such an appropria tion could be had, and It Is expected the subject will be quietly dropped. Some members are expected to go abroad on their own account If the session ends early in October Will Lead Women In Loan's Aid NEW CENSORSHIP TO r bbbbbbbbbbK&! iB - ' BBBBBB-PrliP' ftHalBK ? MRS. WILLIAM G. McADOO, wife of the Secretary of the Treasury, will preside at Women's Liberty Loan Conference. U-BOAT CHASER '190' OFF ALEXANDRIA WAYS VOLUNTEERS OF SIAM '" WILL FIGHT IN FRANCE LONDON; Sept. 18. Volunteers for service on the western front have been called by the Siamese govern ment, according to a Reuters dis patch The proposed new army will be commanded by officers trained in A prize court, says ALEXANDRIA Sept 20 The Gen eral Shipbuilding Company of this city launched Its second submarine chaser yesterday afternoon. As it started down the ways a decorated bottle of wine was broken on the craft's bow by Howard Fulton Wln terburn, ten-year-old son of Mr and Mrs. Charles Wlnterburn, of Wash ington. Mr. Wlnterburn Is inspector of hulls As the bottle was thrown against tne boat the lad said: I christen thee submarine chaser 190." The launching was satisfactory and was witnessed by about 200 persons. smong them several ornciais or the General Shipbuilding Company and I UCUCIBI 0,UMM,, n,l(rllim A nriz COUrt. IITS thfil It'aahlnrfnn ivnm.n dispatch, has condemned six GeTmanl The company has Ave more boats in steamers, having a net total of 8.0J11 course of construction The boat tons. Shortly after the entry of Slam launched yesterday la the second to Into the war on July 22, nine Auatro-I leave the ways, of the twenty which German steamers with an aggregate the company has under contract for et 10,000 tons, were seized I the Government DO NO INJUSTICE, SAYS. BURLESON By DAVID LAWRENCE. (Continued from First Page ) ' that the purpose of this legislation Is not to prevent criticism of the Govern ment or the Administration or the Postofflce Department. "It la not aimed against socialist publications or any other kind of pub llcatlons as a claaa. The newapapers can denounce me or the Admlnlstra tlon all they like and they can have auch criticism circulated through the malla. "But If we find newspapera preach ing disloyalty, newspapera that are really German at heart and in secret sympathy with the German govern ment which we are fighting, news papers which are trying to make the masses in this country believe that this Is a capitalists' war, and thaat the Government, therefore, ought not to be supported those publications we Intend to suppreaa with a firm hand. Must Win the War. "Because we are at war with the Im perlal German government. The country haa declared war. Anyone who deliberately seta afoot a propa ganda to dlacourage support to the Government aa against Its enemies Is doing a treasonable thing. We muat win the war and we cannot brook dll loalty at home" Mr. Burleson was vehement In his denunciation of seditious publications. but he pointed out that he waa going to exerclae the utmoat caution In pass ing upon etery case presented to him. He Indicated that he would per sonally superintend the administra tion of the law and that he would pass upon every cabe that comes up. "If we are wrong," added the Post master General, "the Individual has redress in the courts. But Mr. Burleson pointed out that the courta already had suatalned the Postofflce Department In the case of the "Maaaea" "We are here," he continued, "to protect the rights of every man. woman and child In the country, and we shall do It. If the courts decide we are wrong, we shall accept their judgment, but I can assure you in advance that this department will not allow the powers given to It be abused In any way" Oplnlena Vary New. Congressional opinion on the opera tlon of the new censorship varies. Many Senators and Congressmen be lles that with the censorship as all other reavers .that have been vested In the executive branch ot the Gov ernment, the people must put thcfr trust in the righteousness of Presi dent Wilson Others think the ad ministration of the law by subordi natu tin dangerous thing "The result ot this legislation." de clares Senator Norrls of Nebraska, will be practically to coerce trtrr Band Concerts ' DT THE U S SOLDIERS' HOME fi AND. AT THB BANDSTAND.. BEGINNING AT I O CLOCK. JOHN S U. Z1UUERSIANN. Director. 'ilr Country TIs of Thee." March. "Children of the Reslroenf'.ruelk Overture, IJlr' Tscbalkowsky Caprice Ulutalre . -....Rolllnson Fantaaia. "Saras of Scotland." Lamp Fox Trot. "Teu're a Gnat HI Lone- somo Baby" .Tlemey Walts Suite. "La Soiree".. .Waldteufel Inttrjnesio. "A Little Itory" - ' Zlznmenuann Tinale. --Tou'Il Be There" : Ball "The Sta--Spaiit1ed Banner." AT U. 8 CAPITOL AT 430 P. f. BT THE MARINE BAND. WILLIAM H. 8ANTELUANN. Leader. March, "Under Freedom's Flaj" Nnwowleskl Overture. 'Tanrheuar" ... .TVaener Scenes Eapesnote. "Sevtllana" "... Blear Sextette from "Lucia" Donizetti Musicians A. Wllcomb J Milter, R. Clark. H. Erlsmann, P. Hazes, and E. Melntlre. Two movements from 8rmpbonr, "New World" Dvorak: (a) Largo, (b) Scberxo. Two Patriotic March Sonaa: (al Sons of Librrty Oay idi -opine ox uoenr Townsena Suite. "Americana" Thurban (a) March. "The Tirer'e Tall, (b) Serenade. "When Malhidr Slvsa." (el Sketch, "The Watermelon Fete "Tbe qtar-Spantted Banner." mNBIBM!BtIBrJCBlWanCBlTJlns WuMXSMriM Tsn .'- JMIHJWenfiTasTB 3M1B 1 Seventh and Eye Streets House & Herrmann Credit Real Accommodation aiflmBmi 3 Seventh and Eye Streets We Seek To Earn Your Confidence 1 by offering only values of integrity at prices that are lowered by our won- 1 derfnlly strong: baying facilities. And added to them a service that does not cease until you have pronounced your satisfaction complete. M The "Sellers" Kitchen Cabinet Has Earned Its Title of Best SJB"BBBBBBBBnnw e i It has left nothing unprovided that adds to convenient"- in the kitchen and it offers many improvements not found ji in any other Cabinet. We are making a special display of the "Sellers" Cabi j nets in one of our Eye street windows tout we want you to ? come in and let us show you exactly what advantages thte 3 Cabinet has over all others. This week we are featuring one special model at a spe- cial price t i i r II i i -r fi With the Porceliron Extension Top, $35.65 With the Aluminum Extension Top $29.75 "toiler" Ant.preef Canter. "Sellers" Sanitary. Snnwy.wkllr, Cnaraaleed. Perrellren. Kitea- Itl Werk Table. "Seller" Jtanltarr Baae ronalrue- tlen. -seller.- Knll nail Open Front. -sellers we All-mel.il Ilrrael Cake Boa, et.il Bread and "Sellers" ew Sanitary Glass Sugar Bin. "Sellers" Tenaae and Rroote Joint. -Seller" Oil Hand-rubbed Finish. -Seller." KxeellenC Wklte Enamel Interiors, And noller Doer tbat lake roam and da nnt Interfere wlln Ihe weric in band. We control the Sellers Cabinet in Washing ton and you can buy any model upon convenient terms of payment beginning at. $1 Real Reed and Real Whitney 3nnnwnnHnnannn? a vv jr li newspaptr Dubllsher In the United States who can be coerced. It will mean that the Postmaster General win ma.y to a newspaper publisher: Ton have violated the espionage act: your paper Is excluded from the malls.' He will see that he cannot get Into the malls to distribute his paper and he will And he cannot dis tribute It anywhere else. As I under stand it, the very object of this Ian Kuage in the bill la to do that Terr imng. Effect of Oae-Maa rawer. "What would be the effect to say to one man you shall bare the power prac tically to exclude from tbe malls and u exclude from circulation any maga slne, any newspaper, any bill, anything tbat the man to whom Is given the power says la a Tlolatlon of the espion age act? "It Is said that If a man Is circula ting through the malls newspapers containing treasonable utterances he ought to be punished, and he ought to be denied the use of the malls. I say amen "Then It Is said such a man ought not to be allowed to distribute such utterances through, any other means; and I am willing to agree to that: but I disagree when it comes to the method of the ascertainment of that fact. "If we are going to leave that to the Postmaster General, and the publisher is not to have the right to be beard anywhere in his own defense until It Is too late to do his business any go,od, then I say It Is wrong. It is striking at the fundamental principle of free speech something that our forefathers thought so much ot that they put a provision for Its protec tion In the fundamental law of the land. In the first amendment, I be lle e, to the Constitution of the United States " Peateflee's Anawer. To this Hen of argument the Postofflce Department simply an swers that every individual has re dress in the courts not only as to the avowal of Injustice, but to the correc tion thereof by. claims- for damages. If the Postofflce Department declares an article disloyal or seditions or trea sonable which cannot be sustained 'as of that character In a court of law. tne decision will In Itself tend to oper ate as a check on the future of power. On the other hand. If the courts up- bold the Postofflce Departments ver- slon of what Is treasonable and dis loyal, the Federal authorities here think the effect will be to discourage the printing of seditious matter, which tbey claim Is their sole purpose- censorship not on criticism or opinion. but upon the spread of propaganda aimed to weaken the effectiveness of the Federal Government in Its prose cution of the war COMMITTEE TO DECIDE ON HEFLItf INQUIRY floth th construction and the make are noteworth) Genuine Reed In natural finish Pullman model hea.y roll edge on hood re movable seat and back cushions. lubber tired wheels rootm model and riding: spring Special Ladies' Desks I --hi anHP-nnnf BsssniiE anH' a-ssssHE?- ShTi' aWRg:' annnji . Chairman Pou today called a meet ing of the House Rules Committee for 10 30 tomorrow morning, to con sider the Frdney and Nortn resolu tions providing for an Investigation int the charges by Congressman Hef- lln, of Alabama to the effect that certain members of Congress have acted suspiciously Mr Heflln made theae charges fol lowing the disclosures concerning the Bernstorff slush fund He also al leged that he had heard there was a German gambling house In Wash ington where It was easy for certain Congressmen to win at cards Administration leaders are not de- j sirous of having an Investigation, but j there ia strong pressure for one In the House and an Inquiry may be forced SUES TEAM OWNER FOR 2 $10,000 AFTER CRASH ' Suit for $10,000 damages was Instl jKllaworth T Simpson for Injuries al- re- team be- declara- Lam- charaea that im rcuruary in, iu, iem was rid ing a bicycle east on Q street north weal, between Sixth and Seventh streets, and that a double horse team belonging to Mmpson, which vai be ing driven In the same direction, came o close to hteln that he collided with the same Damages for Injuries to his cheek, eyebrow and r.Kht hand as well as a split finger and abrasions of the thigh, are claimed " nPl sf fl Sleged to have been received as i " 111 W" 3 1 suit of a colli. lot, with a team til I I I.I if I longing to Mr Simpson The dec T W v'' 2 I tlon filed by attorneys Wilton J. 1 Ibert and R II Yeatman charges GENERAL SHE IN NAVY YARDS MENACES U. S. Unless the wage demands of the machinists and other workers In the navy yards, arsenals, and shore sta tlons or the United States are given consideration soon there Is likelihood that they will be called out. Statement to this effect was made today by an officer of District 44 of the International Association of 'Ma chinists, which Is holding its annual conventino here. A committee, with N. P. Allfas at its head,- was appointed vtoday to go to the White House andthe Navy and War Departments to seek confer ences on the men's demands. There Is much discontent, it Is de clared, and the men in a number of the yards and arsenals want to quit work. Efforts are being made to keep them In line until after the com mittee's conference with officials. The men are hopeful that these confer ences will brine reesults. Officials Are Biassed. air. Allfas declared today that In certain quarters' efforts were being made to put odium upon the men on the .eore that they were threaten ing the war program at this critical penqo.- ine men, ne saia, are cer tainly not more than half to blame. He puts the blame on officials who sealed down the demands of the vari ous yards In the wage adjustment President Wilson referred to secre tary Daniels today the appeal of the men made yesterday for revision of the recent wage Scale Increase, In a brief Died at the White House. Secretary Daniels took the appeal un der consideration and It Is expected he will arrange hearings to give the men opportunity to present their claims be fore tbe trouble stows to tbe proportions of a general walkout, similar to that which tied up tbe navy program at Nor folk. . Delegates to the convention here repre sent machinists at the Washington Navy rardi the powder plant and proving ground at Indian Head, the experiment station at Norfolk and every other navy yard and shore station, as weU as the Bureau of Engraving and Prlnung. and the Government Printing Office. Ask EC-Cent Increase. The machinists ask for a wage In crease tbat averages M cents a day. This, they said, was necessary in view of the Increase In the cost of Uvlng to maintain American standards. There are 12,000 machinists repre sented at the convention. Thousands of them. It la declared, are now con vinced that they should hare asked for more In the first place, aa they were entitled ,to more to meet the scale of private employers. lien at the Washington navy yard asked a Sffcent Increase. The wage board cut It to 40, and the central labor board to 32 rnf & ,Vav in aaaition to tne pay question, the convention Is considering pensions for Government workers and exten slon of Government manufacturing plants. PRESIDENT REBUKES CONGRESSMAN HEFLIN From sources close to the Presi dent, it waa learned today that Presi dent Wilson has managed to convey to Representative Heflln the fact that he deeply regrets the utterances made on the floor by the man who has been regarded as the Administration mouth piece In the Houae. Golden Oak or Mahogany finish. Note that the front legs are set-in, and not merely sawed out construction. Has a roomy drawer, St 1 fT pigeon-holes, etc. I I r A w Special price. UEiSttsWm-B.BlBmrajBTO'.fl I KBBlBJ SEEK $1,500 FOR ROAD. Merchants of Washington hae re ceied appeals from the town of lit. Halnler. Md , for 3Ub. rlpllom amount Ing to 11.500 to be used In connecting Ithode Island avenue with Ihe Wash Ington and Baltimore boulevard It Is argued that Washington will be greatly benefited by the new road. The Dis trlct Commissioners have decided not to open Ithode Island avenue beond Twenty-eighth street unless this Marj land connecting road Is built. ML Italnler Is to raise 4.M0-of wh!clTtJ,O0O Is already on hand AIRCRAFT BILL .PASSES. .' The Senate this afternoon agreed to the House amendments to the bill creating the aircraft board. The meas ure now goes to the President. Many Beandrnl Viddlan owe tbetr charm ta -CuV flewjrs and artistic floral decorations. 131 r st,-Anrt. Cleae at P. M. Dally. Raleigh Haberdasher 1109-11 Penna. Ave. HartSchalTner uviarx Clothes Take a Good Look It 's a New Varsity Fifty Suit Shown on this page. We have hundreds of them in stock also the newest military style in Overcoats. 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