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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.
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
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
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
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 .
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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-
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
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.
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.
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.
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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
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
was brought to recover damages un
der tho Sherman law."
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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.)
This flying business Is getting to
bo a popular sport with members of
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.
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.
(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.
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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
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."
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.
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More than CO per cent of courts
martial sentences handed down in
the eleven months ending September
30, 1018, were recommended for re
duction by the clemency division of
the army, the War Department an
nounced today.
As a further answer to charges of
unnecessary severity in courts
martial the (1 apartment declared that
of 2,025 sentences in the period men
tioned. 1,147 were recommended for
reduction and the average reduction
recommended In these was 90 per
cent of the original sentence.
SUES IV. It. & E. FOR $5,000.
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.
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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
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
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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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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