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Today Patience, Pius An Idea. Sad Soda Fountain. ClemenceaiTs Lesson. 3 By ABTHUR BRISBANE. (Copyright mi.) Men, grown-up children, use, in fcrown-np fashion, children's meth od. The little bqy says, "I will t take my toys and go home if you don't play my way." Mr. Wilson in Paris says. "I've seat or my big ship, the George WaAington, and I shall go home, if you don't play my fourteen points." What the President says he means, and will do. The idea was vhat Mr. Wilson was to come over, sleep in Buckingham Palace, and say "Yes" to everything. He slept in Buckingham Palace peace ably, but he doesn't say "Yes." He wiU bring to the United Ste8 a peace league with the t uilngs that this country wants in w or he won't bring any, and he will be back soon. , The national debt of France, ys Clemenceau, is forty billions. Every French man, woman, and child is mortgaged for one thou sand dollars. The baby born in France tomorrow owes that sum and must pay yearly fifty-five dol lars interest, a gigantic sum in France, where they understand the value of money and of things that money buys. Clemenceau wants the Germans to pay the debt He says, "I would rather have Germany pay, on account of France's debt, forty millions a year for a hundred years &an have the French peo ple pay." He is fighting to get that. It is decided that France will get the rst five German billions. Bolshevism is many things and never dulL It invents new ideas rapidly, Budapest has just sen tenced Stephen Farkar to death, for spreading false news. It wasn't very serious false news, either. Hungarian Bolshevism and American democracy can learn about wise punishment from France and Clemenceau. A fool shot Clemenceau, nearly killed Urn, and was sentenced to death. first Clemenceau had the three bullet holes in his overcoat neat ly darned and went on wearing the coat saying; "This is no time for extravagance' Second, ha asked the people to oblige him and do "nothing so fool ish as to kill the other man, since I aa't 'succeeded ia. killing Cletnenceaa, He had the inan'a punishment commuted from death, tp- tea years' imprisonment. Here "wo sentence a man to twenty years for talking illegally. In France a man gets ten years tor putting a bullet into the chief of the nation. France has had more experience than we have had with revolutions and what they mean. When we are older, like France, we shall know more. Here is news full of sad humor. The Union League Club looks across Fifth avenue in New York City at the two brownstone houses that Mrs. Oliver H. P. Belmont made Mr. Wiliam K. Vanderbilt build, when she was Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt. That Union League Club has ordered a soda water fountain for what Mr. Tad calls 'the sweet dry and dry." There is nothing sadder in history, except the picture of Nebuchadnezzar eating grass as an ox, in place of his former royal diet A group of interesting women sailed for France and the Inter national Women's Congress at Berne yesterday. They included Jane Addams, Florence Kelly, and Jfeannette Rankin, the only female Congressman that the United States ever had. Miss Rankin will write about her travels and the women's congress for this news paper. Mr. Woolworth, five and ten cent man, is dead. He made his fortune by putting stores next to big merchants whose advertising brought 'him customers. "Young men may learn from Woolworth that beginning at the bottom and working to the top is - dont get discouraged. Mr. Woolworth worked for three dollars a week, gradually went !. up to ten dollars a week, and Itnen was oiscaargeu. ae mea ' farming, failed. He went back to the store, had charge of a coun ter piled with five and ten cent bargains, and had AN IDEA Be industrious, patient, and you can do fairly well. Have in dustry and patience, plus AN IDEA and you will do very well. Mr. Woolworth left forty mil Sons. If he had had less, he wouldn't have left it so soon. He was young, comparatively, but blc fortunes like other heavy I loads shorten life. The Kaiser perhaps had a less troubled sleep last night, for it was decided by the four great powers in Paris that capital pun ishment shall not be inflicted. The Kaiser wont be killed, but is to be "brought under allied con trol." Not death, but the humilia tion of the guillotine or the noose, is probably what the man feared. "Under allied control," his life will be interesting, as was Napol eon's at St Helena, always hop ing that something would happen. WEATHER: Cloudy and probably rain late tonight.. Tem peratnre at 8 a. at., 46 degrees. formal tem peratare for April 10 for last SO years, 51 degree. vrTTTir"T7iT -t-t -t oa Published every evenine (inclualnc Sunday) JNUMriliK 11,130. Entered as second-class matter, at Che j. j-, i-kw. potofnce at Woahlarton. O. a BRITI ROYAL WARRANT ISSUED AUTHORIZING SHIP WILL BE HELD AT BREST FOR LOOTERS IN MAGDEBURG ;et 300 ton: 0F0.S.F00D t BERLIN, April 9 (via London April 10. Looters at Magdeburg seized 300 tons of American food which had been assigned to . Russian prisoners. MANY ARE KILLED AS FIGHTING OCCURS IN THREE GERMAN CITIES BERLIN, April 10. Strict fighting has broken out In Magdeburg, Dus seldorf, and Esfen, sviiere the gov- hernment has proclaimed a state of siege. Many persons have bi "killed, Ther-deposed Bavarian socialist gov ernment has retired from "Nuremburg to Bamberg, it was learned today. Under direction of Premier Hoff mann, loyal troops and peasants are being organized to establish a food blockade against Munich and other cities which have embraced com munism, which the idea of starving the soviet government into submis sion. Civil war Jn Bavaria, it was be lieved here, depends on the socialists' ability to gather quickly a formi dable force of trained soldiers. Indications multiplied today that the national soviet congress, in ses sion here, would confine its efforts to peaceful oemands on the Scheide mann government for certain re forms. Occupy Kmpp Works. Government troops have occupied tne itrupp woncs at lessen, said a dispatch from that city. Troops at tacked crowds of strikers with hand grenades. Government troops have recaptured Wurseburg, in Bavaria, from the Beds after heavy fighting. Many Sparta cides were arrested. A new German political faction made its appearance in the Soviet congress yesterday when delegates appeared representing the national farmers' and farm workers' council. It is made up of members of the old conservative parties. 1200,000 BLAZE HAGERSTOWN. Md.. April 10. The Rickard building, a four-story hrick structure, occupied by the Hagers town Gas Company and the Rupp Manufacturing Company, was wiped out by Are today, and adjoining build ings, among them the large freight sheds of the Cumberland Valley rail road, were in danger. The loss is estimated at $200,000, partly covered by insurance. The Are started among bales of straw on the porch of the building and spread rapidly The Hagerstown Cap Company manufacture. milk bottle caps, and is owned by Smith. Lee & Co., of Oneida. N. T SALEMISCELLANEOUS 2TOSICAL INSTRUMENTS. PIANO Mahocany npricht; In rood condition; (&0 caab to quick buyer Franklin SS48. 6 Mrs. C Smith, 1203 6th st. 'S. W., inserted the above ad in The Times for one week. After but one insertion she, had five calls and sold the pianb. For Quick Results Phone an Ad To The Times, Main 5260. N HAG RS OWN .aaah at- & EveryTwenty-fifthNew Is a Drug Addict NEW YOBKr April 10: One person out of twenty five in New York city is a drug user. This startling fact was brought to light today -when detectives con ducting wholesale raids on drug stores and physicians offices obtained information showing 'that there are about 200,000 addicts in the metropolis. Physicians declared the high percentage of cocaine, heroin and. morphine users in New York was probably due to these causes: The nerve-wracking tear of business life in the world's busiest city. The effect of Broadway night jtife dissipation, which drives thousands of girls and young men. to the drug habit. The succession of ear-splitting city noises that wrack the nerves. The Bureau of Drug Addiction Clinic today served out "dope" to several hundred drug victims who for merly patronized dealers arrested in recent raids. It was explained that this was necessary to prevent the drug" users from becoming violent - That $15.50 a week, or $806 a year, is the minimum wage a woman em ployed in the printing and publish ing trades of Washington can live on, and should be paid to all who have been employed in this trade a year or more, was the recommenda tion made to the minimum wage board of the District by a conference committee appointed by the - board several weeks ago. The committee reported its findings yesterday, and as the report was unanimous, it til doubtless be ac cepted by the conunis?'on. The com mittee consisted o three representa tives from the ewployers, the em ployes, and the public. The minimum wage law requires that a public hearing shall be held, and sixty days later employers are required to put the new wage scale Into effect. Expected Abonl May 15. According to Miss Clara Mortensen. secretary of the minimum wage board, a meeting will be held Satur day, and will probably set a day about Hay 15 for the public hearing. Little opposition to the reported scale is expected. The committee has been appointed to recommend a minimum wage for women employed In the various stores of Washington. According to Miss Mortensen it is believed that these figures will be considerably higher than for the wo men of the printing and publishing trades. "Women employed in these tiades," raid Mrs. Mortensen. '"can wear old clothes and can also -wear a 'bunga low' apron to protect them. Women in the stores and offices, who come in contact with the public all the time, are required to dress much better, and will require a greater amount for clothes." The committee which investigated conditions In the printing and pub lishing trades found women were( receiving as low as $8 a week. Urge Graduating Scale. In addition to a minimum wage of $15.50 a week for those who had been in the trade a year or more, the com mittee recommended that not less than $8 a week be paid for the first three months of apprenticeship. $0 for the second three months. $11 fjr the third three months, and $12 for the fourth quarter. The yearly coBt of living of these women was given as follows: Room and board $46SOO Cloth! nc 17 J SO laundry .... 39 CO Doctors, dentists and oculists 16 CO Amusements 10 0 Vacation 13 00 Savings and Insurance 19 20 Church and charity 6 20 Organization and club dues BX0 Self Improvement 5 30 Car lam SI 20 Other Incidentals 1040 Total ., 106 00 MFimf iiirri Tiir uronnTf rerr-Wi. a gar Jtafr- fil lRll.E2li- -,-HAKrf UK;r"?JHr ft frT iD I J.UU H VVLLIXi 1MIC nLUHUl I: MINIMUM SET STATE PRISON FOR WOMEN TO BALK MOB WASHINGTON, THURSDAY EVENING, Yorker HAGERSTOWN. Md.. April 10. Fearing that the enraged citizens who stormed the jail at Berkeley Springs to get James Perkinson, the negro' wcuecu ml Having criuiiuauy assault ed Mrs. Ernest Zimmerman, aged twenty-six, at her home near Han cock station, would attesnpt to take him from the Jail in MartlnsbUrg, where the negro was taken by Sheriff Hovermlll, the latter and two deputies h&vc removed their prisoner again, and are reported to have taken him to Moundsvllle, W Va., to the state penitentiary for safe keeping. Mrs. Zimmerman, who is still suf fering from the assault was unable to be taken to Martinsburg to identi fy the negro. She has been under the care of two physicians since the assault. Perkinson was recently released from the penitentiary, where he served a term for larceny. He also served several terms m a reform school. He was badly mauled by his captors before he was rescued by Sheriff Hovermill. and taken to the Jail in Berkeley Springs. STUDY AIRMAIL Study l being given lo the ques tion of an airplane mall toute ii Alaska, Postmaster General Burle son says in a letter to Senator Jonej, Washington, made public today. Eurleson says, however, that if cor -ditions make feasible an airplane route, between Seattle. Ketchikan, Skagway. Juneau and Sitka the -pense will require a greater annual outlay than the whole present air plane appropriation. JAPS IN U. S. AfflWY DENIED CITIZENSHIP EL. PASO. Texas. April 10 Jap anese who have served as soldiers In the United States army cannot be come American citizens under4 the law waiving declaration of intention and other formalities connected with the naturalization of aliens, Judge W. R. Smith decided In the United States District Court, here. ' HE IN ALASKA A Page of ALL Washington News For ALL Washington People See First Pdge of Second Section. at oi i 167 KILLED: IIP. IN 2 SMS ! Y TORNADi FORT WORTH, Tex., April 10. Death, suffering aad chaos today He in the wake of the tornado -which swept; northern Texas and southern Oklahoma last night. ' One hundred and sixty-seven per sons are known to have been killed, and the list is still mounting:. More than 300 are injured, "and many of those may die. Damages to crops and industry wU mount into the millions. Whole towns have been wiped out; oil fields devastated; traffic delayed for hdurs, and in znanycsses com pletely suspended; and all forms of communication with the stricken districts cut off. ' Relief itrains from several Texas cities have been sent -to the .stricken district. Motor cars are carrying supplies to the homeless in towns where trains are unable to pene trate. Five Killed in One Family. One report from Mt. Pleasant says Ave members of a single family were killed outright and the other three were seriously injured. Eight persons were killed in Ra venna, Tex. Fifteen persons wero killed in the vicinity of Winnsboro, Tex. Loss of life Is also reported In Durant, Okla.; Denison, Tex.; Woods county. Tex.; Walters, Okla.; San Gelo, Tex.; Texarkana, Tex.; Belba, Tex., while in Sherman, Greenville and Denison there was great property damage. Many rivers in the district today e swollen. Some of them are are awonen. frozen. In the Panhandle trains will be tied up for two or three days, It is reported. Early today reports reaching here place the number killed in Texas at 137. Twenty-four are reported killed in Oklahoma, Ave In Arkansas, and one in Missouri. Reports from Texas communities show the following killed: Ecter, 3; Cannan, C; Mineola, 10; Canton. 10; Mulberry, 7; Winnsboro, 15; New some, 9; Alma, 2; Dennison, 6; Green ville, 17; Golden, 4; Quitman, 5; Bet tie, '2; Como. 2; Concorn. 8; Oak Grove, 3; Eustice, 1; Pleasant Grove. 6; Tundry, 8; San Angelo. 1; Wood county, 4; Texarkana, 1; Ravenna, 8. Oklahoma points. Durant, 7; Walker. 12; Pontoc, 4; Walters. 1. Arkansas: Ogden, 6. Missouri, 1. The oil fields also buffered hun dreds of thousands of dollars owing to wrecked oil rigs, and machinery. Rescue and relief work continued all last night. Fifty tents were bor rowed from the W. O. W. lodge, in convention in Dallas and rushed to Leonard. Tex., where five are known dead and fifteen injured. The Red Cross also has started relief work in many of the devastated areas. Ac cording to advices from all part of the storm stricken country today, thousands are homeless. In many districts physicians were reported un able to care for all the injured, hospi tal facilities are lacking and medical supplies were badly needed. Churches, city buildings and school houses were fitted out as temporary hospital:;. Three separate storms covered a wid area, stretching from north central Texas Into Arkansas. At Texarkana. Tex., a negro was blown several hundred yards. The body was found lodged In a tree. Near Walter. Oklu., two men were blown into a water tank and spent several hours there. One man is reported killed and three probably fatally injured when their automobile was caught in a stiff squall Ave miles southwest of Sc Louis and blown down a steep em bankment. To add to the misery of the suffer ers, the temperature dropped suddenly last night, with snow- reported In sev eral districts. Northwest Texas and parts of southern Oklahoma were anow covered today. In the Pan-Handle, a fall of ten inches, was reported. mms APRIL 10. 1919. TO Maj. Gen. Hugh Scott Returns To Civil Life Maj. Gen. Hugh L. Scott, U. S. A., retired, former Chief of Staff of the Army, today was relieved oflhe command of Camp Dix, N. J., by the War Department. He was ordered to proceed to his home, at Brinceton, MAJ. GEK HUGH L. SCOTT. ge wa Sent to the Phil ippines as conciliator ad was sent as an enemy in 1915 to pacify Mexico. He was born in Kentucky sixty-six years ago. He is the great7grandson of Benjamin Franklin. CRIMEA'S GATE FORCED OPEN PARIS, April 10. The allies In southern Russia hae evacuated the Perekop peninsula, opening Crimea to the Bolseviki. Fortifications are being erected at Sebastopol. (Perekop peninsula separates the Gulf of Perekop. an indentation of the Black Sea. from the Sea of Azov.) PARIS. April 10. General Humbert and General Grazlani have been ap pointed to oommaud the allied cor don which will be established from the Baltic to. the Black sea. It was reported today. The cordon will soon be placed. A dispatch to the Matin paid the allies have evacuated the isthmus of Perekop (Crimea) and are fortifying Sebastopol. Recent reports said the allies would establish a new "eastern front" against the Bolshevik! by bringing about co-operation of the Rumanian. Czecho-Slovak, and Pol ish armies. These armies were to be officered, equipped, and organized by the allies. PARIS, April 10, An army of 150. 000 has been promised by Nikolai Lenine. Russian Bolshevik Premier, to assist the Hungarian Bolshevlki. according to reports reaching here. M. SamollI, of the school of propa ganda, at Moscow, recently was sent by Lenine as a delegate to Budapest. Samelli. says the report, made Lon Ine's offer to Bela Kun. Hungarian Foreign Minister. BY EDS PEACE TREATY PRESIDENT N. J., where he will re turn to civil life. Brig. Gen. Harry Q. Hale will succeed him. For thirty years Secre taries ol War have been wont to-, say: "Send for Scott ' when knotty prob lems confronted them For more than a generation General Scott has been, a prominent iigure in Amer ican military affairs. He is famous as an Indian fighter -and - at the samr time an Indian conciliator. He saw feervice on many" frontiersr and. Iearnedrtlier language of many tribes. He was one time adju tant general of Cuba; at another time in. his career he was superintendent of "West Point; he was gov ernor of the Sulu Archipel ago from 1903 to 1906, during which time he abol ished slavery and the slave trade. NK HELD UP: BANDITS GET ST. LOUIS. April 10. The Baden Bank of St. Louis was held up by eight bandits and looted of an amount estimated at $100,000. Two hundred policemen armed with riot guns pursued the handits in thirty pallce automobiles. The high waymen headed west toward Kansas City. The hold-up men lined five em ployes of the bank against the wall. Three men guarded the employes while two others looted the bank. Three others acted as lookouts in a waiting automobile outside. Bank officials fined a volley of shots as the robbers took flight. A patrolman engaged the men in a run ning revolver battle until he was outdistanced. GERMANY MAY BORROW ' BILLION FROM NEUTRALS LONDON. April 10. Germany may secure a loan of $1,000,000,000 from neutrals if the peaca delegates at Paris give their permission, said a Central News dispatch from Amster dam this afternoon. WEIMAR (via Berlin and London), April 10. Treasury bills totaling' J15.000.000 will make up the next Ger man budget, soon to bo introduced in the National Assembly, It was an nounced today by Minister of Finance Schlffer. Three billions will be raised by direct and indirect taxation. TAKX BEUL-ANS KETOKB XXAXS nd saa bow to sc4 xmOm zatkm r mL A $100,000 FINAL! EDITION 1 " PRICET TWO" CENTS. FOUR BIGGEST WMSOF CONFERENCE IK SETTLED PARIS, April 10. The British peace envoys today received royal warrant, em- powering tnem to sign tne peace treaty. This indicates that the negotiations" ilpidly are approaching "Qieir con- elusion. rr The "big four'Stinjr a newpe in its -deliberatites &zs reached a. stage -where it was reliably foraeas&t oaaceriesee" -mil not; an may '&3shorfr;5JJxe jpark. - - xi xne present progreag- -connmroff , it -was said, the-George WashingttA probably -will he held in' Brest aad will return to the United States early in May with President Wilson; aboard. The latest development in && "big four" sessions is that the Ital ians are now ready to accept, inter nationalization of Fhnae, according' to authoritative information. Saar Valley Terms Settled. The peace terms covering- the Saari valley, have been completed, with the I exception of their formal drafting., It is understood that France will get use of the Saar coal mines and control of labor in the mines as part, of her reparation. This la regarded as a fair return for Germany's de struction of French coal mines in. the Lens region. Germany will retaia political control of the Saar basiu. and a plebiscite will be held later to determine permanent disposition. e that territory. Four important questions Finns, the Saar Valley, reparation and re sponsibility for the war which. har contributed largely to the delay in arranging a peace settlement. bavi thus been virtually disposed of with in a period of two days. Many Give Credit to Shf Order, Many observers are disposed to at tach considerable significance to tfe. fact that this sudden increase of speed developed Immediately- after the President summoned the George Washington to Brest, giving the ta presslon that he was prepared to leave Paris at once unlesathe con ference submerged their individual claims In favor of world interests. No secret was made of the fact fit. American circles that pessimism ha given way to the most optomistic feeling that has prevailed In weeks. American delegates now see the pos sibility of a quick breaking down of opposition to compromise settlement of various questions. The President and Mrs. Wilson call ed on Queen Marie of Rumania at the Rits Hotel at 9:40 this morning, re maining a quarter of an hour. SECRET TREATIES CHIEF HINDRANCE TO SPEEDY PEACE PACT AGREEMENT PARIS. April 10 Although an agreement has been reached on repa ration and responsibility for the war. the peace conference Is not yet out of the woods regarding the secret treat ies entered into by the allies before American Intervention, it was learned from an authoritative source today. "Reference to the conference being "agreed on the principal points, with only the detaijs to be settled," means in one sense that a showdown on the London pact is yet to come. The suggestion from high quarters that the delegates again "look over the fourteen points" is also accepted as reminder that President Wilson fa standing just as firmly on the princi ples laid down in the armistice terms as at the start of the conference. These terms recognized no secret treaties. When Greece's claims were being discussed by British, French, and Italian representatives, this commit tee held it was not competent to discuss certain points centering on Smyrna as their governments were CContlnued on Page 2, Column 2.) ,1 i m 4 TiJF .Ol- -U..