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THE WASHINGTON TDIES, TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 1919.
2 HUNGARIAN ARMIES APPEAL FOR TROOPS READY FOR DRIVE 10 SAVE HUNGARY (Continued from First Page. Bolshevik crusade at this time, pre ferring to use propaganda and mon- ey. with the help of the foreign pro - letariat, to win over the bourgeoisie. All classes in Hungary are report ed to be joining the communists, who are raising a huge army in the hope of combining with the Russians in a war against the entente. They plan to make their initial drive against the Caecho-Slovaks and Rumanians. Increased restlessness is becoming evident through'-Mt Germany. East Prussians are said to be arming, and preparing for civil war if Danzig is awarded to Poland. They have adopt ed the battle cry "Death rather than become Polish." Several strong demonstrations have occurred in Berlin, Breslau, and Dan zig, in opposition to annexation of Danzig, and the Saar valley, and in favor of President Wilson's fourteen points. These demonstrations are .led by ''lathlas Erzberger. Finance Minister Schiffer, and other promi nent officials. Sailors at Bremen are reported to have refused to allow merchant ships to leave that port to be turned over to the allies. FIGHTING ON 5 FRONTS IN RUSSIA, SOVIET CHIEF WIRELESSES .HUNGARIANS PARIS. March 25. Foreign Minister Tchltcherln, of the Russian Soviet government, has wirelessed Foreign Minister Bela ffun, of the Hungarian Soviet government, apprising. him of the Bolshevik situation, according to advices received here today. Tchltch erin said that: Field Marshal Von Hindenburg is advancing on Kovno. The Poles have taken Barnavotlch And are marching on Vilna and Minck. The Ukrainian red army is nearlng Odessa. Admiral Kolchak's offensive has .been stopped. General Daniken is being driven Siorthward by te Bolshevik!. LONDON, March 25. It Is report ed that President Masaryk has re signed as head of the Czecho-Slovak state at Prague, said an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Vienna to day. The allied mission, including Amer ican representative at Budapest, has departed in a very anxious frame of mind over the spread of Bolshevism in Poland and the Balkans. Carl Radek. envoy of the Russian Bolsheviks to Berlin, has been re leased from a German prison, it is reported from Berlin. Grave strike troubles have broken out in Lubeck. Riots have started in Stettin. ,4,765 AMERICANS WERE CAPTURED DURING WAR Revised figures made public by the "War Department today show that 4,763 American military prisoners xrere taken by the central powers. Of these, 4.37C are reported released, 233 died in prison camps, and the status of 156 is doubtful. Seventy-nine marines were taken, and 251 civilians. The highest officer -captured was a lieutenant colonel. Other officers captured were four majors, twenty-seven captains, 262 first lieutenants, and 101 second lieu tenants. RICHMOND HOPITAL TO BE DISCONTINUED Debarkation Hospital No. 52, at Richmond College, Va., is to be dis continued, as it is no longer required In the military service, the War De partment announced today . "Venus hvevporned EENOLs&CJ.CO. THIS convenient VENUS Hbldcr (849) holding the smooth, even, lasting VENUS lead, abso- lutelr immune from grit, makes a wonderful pencil for writing or retouching: always fall length. A much appreciated gift Mf. Hsl&r, any dtgrtt, tJSS . tC.Brffll Lttdi.anyd'PTee. Jjfl pr box of uc. No. 049 HoUar, made in 10 decrees SB to SII. For each decree of lead there if a correspond lag holder 10 in all. SW. fackct, HB degree, 9 JS . 857. RtflU Utii. $ .59 per inu Tor&!3 HBdcffrce. No. 639 U a (hort pen cil, handy for the Test pocketorilioppincbof. Nerer needs shirpen inr and Is always ready. If your dealer hasn't tkete tariie u direct. Mahen alto efthe famosn Venus Dra-jutng Patau J 7 degrees 1 American LeadPencil Co. 220 Fifth AveN.Y. 649 tmU ,. 839 . PARIS. March 25. That American or allied troops must be rushed into Hungary at once to save the situation ;was,thS opinion expressed In advices received today by the peace confer ence from its agents in that country. The allied forces now in Hungary are entirely inadequate, it was stated, and must be' immediately and heavily re enforced to prevent Bolshevism from obtaining a foot hold from whloh it can spread into western Europe. The conference has been deeply Im pressed by the collapse of the Hun garian government, the alliance of the new government with the Rus sian Bolshevik!, and the reported dec laration of war against the entente. Every effort Is now being made 'to speed up the peace settlement with Germany and the other eneiny coun tries, with resultant lifting of the blockade. One of the most potent weapons' In the hands of the allies to prevent the spread -of Bolshevism westward will be re-establishment of normal economic conditions in cen tral Europe, the delegates agree. Follow Itoatlne Business. The Supreme War' Council pro ceeded with its routine business yes terday but all the delegates showed the greatest desire to obtain all In formation possible concerning the Hungarian situation. Reparation Is one of the big stick ing points, owing- to the inability of the conference to agree on what Ger many will be able to pay. Reaching such an agreement will naturally have a direct effect oh the entire ecoaomic program, the larger the amount the more economic opportunities the Ger mans must have In order to pay. Developments leading to the Hun garian revolution were "being dis cussed today, in the light of what might have been done to avert it. When Count Karolyi was informed of the establishment of a temporary boundary by the peace conference. permitting the Roumanians to oc cupy the 1916 line, he is said to have declared that his overthrow was in evitable. This situation was compli cated by the fact that assurances of 'food .relief constituted the strongest element in enabling the government to hold on. While the Hungarians will not be in acute need of food until the mid dle of next month, Karolyi led them to expect shipments from their former enemies to avoid a crisis. After the American Congress passed an amend ment to the food bill, excluding all enemy countries, Karolyi is said to have informed officials of the Amer ican Food Administration that this was the beginning of the end. Considerable interest is heing dis played in the personnel of the new Hungarian government. Alexander Garbai, the president, is described as a workman, uneducated but intelli gent. Josef Poganny, minister of war, formerly was an orderly in the army. He was punished for indiscretion in army affairs. He was Trotsky's aide for four years following his capture by Russians, and is said to be a Bol shevik of a violent" type- I Everything will be Irish tonight at the Gonzaga College Theater, North Capitol and I streets northwest, where the Lenten play, "My New Cur ate," will be presented as & benefit to the Ladles' Auxiliary of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. It is an Irish play for an Irish benefit and Irish songs and jigs will be the sideshow attraction. Thelma Crlsmond, of 314 Sixth street northeast, one of the prettiest girls in the large amateur cast pre senting the Lenten play this year, is the sister of the poor blind girl in the play. The presentation will be under di rection of the Rev. J. Charles Davey, S. J., vice president of the college. The committee from the auxiliary, which will have charge of the bene fit, will consist of Miss Margaret L. Hrosnahan, president of the board; Mr& Laura Roland, vice president; iss Lillian Fay, secretary; Miss Mar garet Buckley, treasurer; Miss Annie Murphy, mistress at arms, and Miss Elizabeth Healy, sentinel. ED That it would cost approximately 100 per cent more to icproduce the physi cal property of the Capital Traction Company at the present time than on July 1, 3914, the date of the Publi Utilities Commission valuation, was claimed by representatives of th traction corporation at the resumi tion of the valuation case before the commission today. When this case was commenced, before the war, Charles L. Pittsbury, engineer for the commission, and Carroll E. Bailey, engineer for the company, agreed that the cost of re producing the physical property of the company on July 1, 1914. 'would have been $10,906,214. Mr Carroll today estimated that the cost, as of March 1. 1919, would have been f20.049.000. John H. Han na, vice president of the company, also testified the same. G. Thomas Dunlop, counsel for the company, resu m-d argument In the case this afternoon. The case will bc concludr-d tomorrow or Thursday, it is expected. TO EA.PLAIX COUUTSOIAUTIAI.. The courts martial of the United States army will be explained In an address by Lieut. Col. Samuel T. An sell before the North Carolina Society Thursday nipht In the auditorium of the Wilson Normal School, Eleventh and Harvard streets northwest. The society will hold a reception for Coi ned Ansell at the conclu'on of his -cbs. A dance will follow. Mem of the society who expect to at tend this meeting should communicate with James Lee Bost, secretary. Home Life building. G Vf R SH PLAY AT GONZAGA ONGHT LAI VMTONOUB Ain't It a Grand and Glorious Feelin'? 6CD JdB -SCK WHY OF ) ( 8ftCK. pe f WHY CeR-TAW- V rou CA V BOSS? r- COURSE f FRAsJee. AMD LY- - 7V.S r JanD I'M y You Oft1 ,s Awvaoo T peR-FECTuY r Jo5T TOO I ffjo- miss Jaitjes H3 R6TORN8D' Ai$ I J i wom't weeD Vu J AUY MORE r-f NY SEEK 1900,000 Nine hundred thousand dollars dam ages are involved in a suit which th Baltimore Federal League stockhold ers have brought against the National League of professional baseball clubs, charging violation of the Sherman anti-trust law and which is bein.? tried before a jury in Justice Staf ford's court today. In his opening statement to the jury Attorney William L. Marbury, of Bal timore, representing the Federal League, declared that organized base ball ns demonstrated by the National League is a monopoly. He said that by a reserve clause in tneir contract. with the players they make slaves of them. It was claimed by him .that the game of baseball is a subject of interstate commerce, but that by a system of monopoly has practically eliminated competition. Mr. Marbury stated that the damage sustained by his Baltimore clients amounted to $300,000 and that the law provided for a three-fold penalty. Marbury' Statement. In his opening statement to the jury Mr. Marbury said in part: "Since the day of the Olympian games of Greece, no people have had a national sport so splendidly adapt ed to develop the young manhood; to cultivate nlertness, quickness, effi ciency, resourcefulness, and every physical and intellectual quality as the great American game of base ball. It was lamely the training that so many of them have had on the diamond that made the American doughboy invincible on the battle fields of Europe last year. "The desiie to witness baseball gamps is universal in the United States. The business of furnishing facilities and opportunities to the people to witness these games is a business which no man or set of men, however rich and powerful they may be, have a right to monopolize. Forbid Monopoly. "There is a law known as the Sher man anti-trust law which we believe forbids such monopoly, and It declares that any person who is injured in his business by the monopolizing, or even the attempt to monopolize, inter state commerce shall be entitled to recover three-fold damages against the monopolists or would-be monopo lists. "The decisions of our courts seem to make it clear that the business of organiz.ng baseball clubs, arranging schedules of games, contes;s, in differ ent Slates and transporting these or ganied bodies of men with all their equipments and supplies of every charactor from State to state to play games in the different cities of the country and States together with tin furnishing of news of each game and ircidents of each game to the public, by means of the telegraph constitutes and is Interstate commerce Just, for instance, as theatrical exhibitions in volving the transportation of troups of players on a circuit including sev eral States has been held to be inter state commerce by the Federal courts. A nuHlnrnx Monopoly. "We expect to show that the de fendants in this case, the National League of Professional Baseball and 't eight constituent clubs: the Ameri can League, anil the defendants, Ban croft E. Johnson, August Herrmann, and John K. Teiier, have established and for ten or twelve years main tained in most ruthless fashion an absolute monopoly of-the business of furnishing professional .baseball ex hibitions in the United States; that Jhey have resorted to the lawless ness to prevent any invasion of their monopoly; that they have undertaken to treat as pirates and outlaws any American citizen who dared to engage Ir thi business in competition to themselves. The gentlemen whom I represent, the stockholders of the Baltimore Fed eral League baseball club, and their board of directors, did dare to en gage in this business, and this suit :l was brought to recover damages un der tho Sherman law." 0 BASEBALL IN -! OH" H- BOY! A4M- T IT FCttUN'! " MO'-0 oh - Fm RJUCSStff lErSK IHSY VtftttT MS W flwa BSftCTK 4&k J9k. Mr. Ardent Lover Will Have a New Excuse , When Clocks Move Up Next Saturday night may be a big night, but 'twill also bo a a short one. And you'll have to get your money's worth. For by law we all move up our clocks an hour some of us be fore we go to bed Saturday night, and some of us not until we find out the following Sunday forer noon that we are an hour be hind our friends. This change, of time, too, will give the weather a run -for -Its moneys for a month or two as. a conversational topic. Meanwhile Mr. Ardent Lover can pull this one all summer: "Oh, dearie. It's 1 a. m. but you know its really only mid night so I'll stay a little longer." (The hour of 1 a. m. Is used ad visedly and can be substituted.) TAKE AIR TRIPS This flying business Is getting to bo a popular sport with members of Congress. Senators Norrls and Moses and and Congressman Cramton ventured down to Boiling Field yesterday for spins over the Capital with army flyers. Senators Norris and Moses, piloted by Lieutenants Benjamin and Lucas, went up very high, about 5.000 feet. They spent an hour in the air, pass ing over Hock Creek Park and other Interesting sections. Senator Norris said the trip was "somewhat choppy." Congressman Cramton was piloted by Lieutenant Middleton, a Washing ton aviator. They flew from Boiling Field to the Mt. Pleasant section, and thence over the river to Alexandria The machine went up about a mile. SIMS LUNCHES ITU KI.VG. LONDON. March 25. -Vice Admiral William S. Sims, who will shortly re turn as commander of the American naval forces In European waters and return to America, had luncheon e.s terday with King George at Bucking ham Palace. Members of the royal family were present. TODAY (Continued from First Page.) speck of froth, tossed in the rev olutionary tempest, but Lenine is a different man. He is thorough ly educated, filled with justified bitterness and hatred since the day when his brother was mur dered by the Czar's agents. He believes that he can lead workingmen that lack his knowl edge and his altruism to con quest of the whole world. He will find himself mistaken in the long run, as did the leaders in the jacquerie in France after the "hundred years" war and in a thousand other uprisings since and before the days of Spartacus. But, for the moment, Lenine has obeying his orders practically all the millions in Russia. Hun gary has gone over to him. Ger many is alleged to be dealing with him. The allies and this ' country, discussing details in Paris, will do well to hurry 'the discussion and get ready for the storm rising in the cast. Masses of people close to the soil are rising. In an earthquake wise men don't waste time split ting hairs. 1 SOLONS Copyright. isi9. by tha Tribun Association. J H Pi i dm i-.. TTT.. y - ffti OAr uw wu wc V.T6DIW EARLY U6HP FIRST PEACE PACT (Continued from First Page.) mier Lloyd George, Premier Clemen ceau, and Premier Orlando, with th Japanese and others called in when directly affected. The quartet of allied leaders, now known as the "big four," will meet twice a day, giving the effect of practically continuous sessions. (The "big ten," or supreme war Council, comprises the premiers and .foreign ministers of Great Britain, France. Italy, and Japan, and Presi dent Wilson and Secretary Lansing.) Avoid Economics. The matter of providing economic safeguards to prevent Germany "cap turing the world's markets" is prov ing so difficult there Is a strong like lihood that each nation will be left to look out for itself in this regard, it was learned from an authoritative source today. Added to the questions which will be settled on the simple ground of princiitfe. apparently, is that of in demnities. Premier Lloyd George has been in frequent conversation with Lord Cunliffe and Lord Sumner. Brit ish financial experts. There is little belief in British circles now that the premier's campaign promise to make Germany pay the cost of the war will be realized. Talk of demanding $125, 000.000.000 as Great Britain's share of German reparation has disappeared. The British, purpose now seems to be only to insist that Germany shall pay specified damage claims, and pay in such a mariner that she will not be crushed economically. Fix War- Kcpomillilllty. The committee on responsibility for tile war is understood to have com pleted its work, reaching conclusions as recently outlined to the United Press drawing ip what practically amounts to an international indict ment, affecting every offender from the former Kaiser down to the lowest private. Contrary to the original plan, how ever, it. is rPiwrUd.t the committee will recommend that all offenders be J tried In the countries in which their crimes were committed, except whore ihcr' are no national laws fitting their case:. In that contingency they will be tried by the international court to bi created. Tli former Kaiser, it was decided some time ago, probably will not be brought to trial, a.- there Is no international precedent covering his ruse. A curious commentary was mad iccontly bj: one of the committee con tenting the American members. "The Americans are too damned legal-minded," lie said. "They refuse to take the obvious common sense iew sometimes because there is no law to support it." COLOMBIAN EUTRAL DELEGATION IS NAMED Colombia's delegates to the confer ence of neutrals in Paris, according to State Department advices from Hogota today are M. Urrutla. chair man; M. Uestiepo. legal ndi.-er, and Joachim Reyes, secretary. The llrst two named, it is undei stood, al.so are to present Colombia's contentions in the Venezuelan boundary dispute Sentiment in Mexico is for joining the League of Nations, according to a dispatch to the State Department from the chairman of the senate for- ign relations committee ot Mexico. BURNSTINE'S ;. 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Alleging she was struck by one of its cars and received severe In juries, Miss Jean Black has filed suit against the Washington Railway and Electric Company for $3,000 damages. Miss Black, who is represented by Attorneys Fred B. Rhodes and Chap man W. Maupin, says the accident occurred last December 17 at Fif teenth and H streets northwest. - $&. V " J M!,.. &,.!"' 1 W' mm s I -:.- map The Nationally Known Store For Men and Boys GIVE YOUR OLD CLOTHES TO THE AMERICAN RED CROSS Send your donations this week, strongly wrapped and tied, to your nearest police station or fire engine house, and help suffering millions in Europe. DONT WATT DO IT NOW Bids will be opened on April 15 for the thirteen camps and cantonments which the Government haa decided to sell, the War Department announced today. No bid will be received for less than an entire camp, Including all the buildings, with the exception of those erected by the Y. M. C A. and similar agencies, and of the base hospitals. The bids will be opened and awards nade within sixty days and posses sion will be given in not less than five months. The bids must be accom- f plished by cash, or certified checks, ' for 20 per cent of the amount offered. and by- a $25,003 bond. The remaining- SO per cent is to be paid when the contract is signed. In the case of Camps Beauregard and Sheridan, the bids of the national . .,, . . , - t guara win uc givea ursi preference. The other camps to be sold are: Bowie, Colt, Hancock, Hendrick, Lo gan, Folk, Sevier, Jackson, Shelby, Wadsworth, and Vheeler. TWO COUPLES PERMITTED TO ADOPT CHILDREN Adoption oX a little boy waa granted by Justice Hitz today to Bryson W. Chase and Mrs. Anita B. Chase, and he also signed a decree permitting Salvatore Patti and his wife to adopt a baby girl. Mr. Chase says that he has two grown children and that he is fully able to take care of the little boy, whose name he wants to be Eugene Adams Chase and both of whose parents are dead. Pattl said In his petition: March 19 last I visited St. Ann's Infant Asylum for the purpose of selecting a child for adoption and the one chosen was Gertrude Martin, born in February, 1017. I have since then taken her home." He says they have no children of their own. and he wants the infant girl to have his name of Patti. UALIDAY WILL FILED. The will of Mary J. Haliday. dated "May 18, 1917, has been filed for pro bate. The testatrix leaves to her nephew, Henry H.' Green, $500; to her sister, Elizabeth Ellen Haliday, $50; and a similar amount to her sister, Harriet M. Haliday. Her brother, Henry E Haliday. is to re ceive $25, and the rest of the estate is to go to Henry H. Green, who is also named executor. Mrs. Haliday died October 27. 1918. TO OPEN CAMPS BDSQNAPRL15 The Cardinal Principles and Practices of the Parker-Bridget Co. RE based on ironclad rules, known as our business creed." flThe third rule is-the quality test. fWithin the walls of this store scientific research in merchandis ing goes on constantly, so that nothing but the best the market affords will be offered for sale.. ftUnder no consideration will qual ity be sacrificed for price. The Avenue at AUTOKNOCKSDOWi FOUR-YEAR-OLD GIRL Edna M. Lee, four years old, la to day at her home at Good Hope, D, C, suffering from injuries on the head received yesterday, when she was knocked down at Alabama avenue and Good Hope road southeast, by an au tomobile truck operated by Eugene Estes, of Suitland. Md. Failure of the brakes on an auto mobile operated by Frank L. Fisher, of 1617 Connecticut avenue northwest to work properly is assigned today as the cause of a collision between the former machine and an automobile operated by W. E. Dulln. of 1235 Irv ing street northwest on Conduit road near the District line last night. Both machines were damaged badly, Rollins Smith, colored, eighteen years old, of Fairmont Heights was knocked down by an automobile operated by Col. Charles B. Drake, U. S. A., of 1009 S street northwest, at Vermont avenue and K street northwest. Smith was taken to tae Emergency Hospital suffering from a broken leg. LEAVES HIS BLESSING TO MARRIED DAUGHTERS "To my married daughters, all of whom are well cared for, having good homes and affectionate husbands, I give a father's blessing." safd Kll llan Delabar, who died March 14 last, and whose will, dated Feb. 15, 1918, has been filed for probate. He leaves to his unmarried daughters premises at 126 S street northwest in equal shares and household effects and ter the son. Charles F. Delabar all hin personal belongings. The daughters, Virginia E. Delabar and Carrie 3& Delabar are named as executors. FIVE D. C. YANKS ILL IN NEW YORK HOSPITAL, NEW YORK, March 25. These flrei Washlngtonlans, just returned from overseas, are ill in No. 2 Hospital here: Russell E. Anderson, 104th Sig nal Corps, of 1704 Columbia road northwest; John F. Summerville. 245 Military Police, Oak Hill Lodge, Third and R streets northeast; Law Willi mette, Q. M. C. 33 First street; Har old D. HafrisrTOT Varnum street, aad Hugh P. Fissel. Twentieth Engineers, 831 Sixth street northeast. AD COMMITTEE MEETS TODAY. Richard L. Lamb, president of the Lamb Seal Company, was today added t-- the industrial expansion committee of the Merchants and Manufacturers' Association.. The subcommittee on advertising, of which Lester Lans burgh Is chairman, will meet this afternoon and formuate a definite policy regarding billboard advertising lor Washington and its commercial In terests. It will make Its recommenda tions at a meeting of the main com mittee to be held next Monday. ADVERTISEMENT Only One "BROMO QUININE." To get the genuine, call -for fall name. 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