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500,000 Lives How Valu
able? Italy's Scrap of Paper.
We Break the Bad News.
About Time to Come Home.
By ARTHUR BRISBANE.
(Copyright 1119.)
Do you know a man able to bay
bonds that has not bought any, or
too few? Be sure of your facts,
then send his 'name to the loan
committee of your neighborhood.
After the drive is over, those
that have thought the war and the
saving of so many lives NOT
worth paying for will have a
chance to explain.
Thjs is the last public loan, the
last chance to take an interest in
the country! problem. When the
work is over, it will be only fair
to give credit to those that DO and
those that do NOT buy the bonds.
These Government securities are
sold to pay the expense of wind
ing up die war. It was done ex
Sensively, extravagantly; It had to
e done in that way.
m The quick action, hurried sand
ing of troops, food, ships, ammu
nitionf caused the war to end at
least a year sooner than it would
have done otherwise. When it
ended oux men were being pushed
up against tie machine guns very
rapidly. Every opportunity was
given them to make up for lost
time by getting shot
If jthe war -had lasted another
year it would have cost the lives
of at least five hundred thousand
more young men.
Whoever buys these last Govern
ment securities expresses in cash
the importance he attaches to half
a million American lives. The
man to whom such a saving of life
niakes no difference buys no bonds.
His name should be known, and
will be known after the drive ends.
There will Be some Interesting
pages about these times in future
histories.
The United States not only takes
part In European affairs, but runs
those affairs, and makes itself the
International umpire of the world.
France, England, and Italy had
a solemn, secret agreement.
France and England needed
Italy's help td beat Germany.
To Italy the; French and English
promised, after victory, to give
certain territory, then Austrian.
The territory included the Adriatic
port of Flume.
That agreemeat was as solemnly
executed as any treaty ever exist
ing. It was asr solemn as the
treaty between Germany and Bel
glum which Germany violated,
when she went through Belgian ,
territory.
fcWj upon a statement signed
by nhcrt-PrestaBR?5rtheI?nltpd
sumjbb, me .r renuu-cajsiuiu-.iui,uiui
secret treaty js Drusneaasiae.
Italy is told she cannot have what
was promised her, because condi
tions are changed; little nations
are born, they have rights, they
need a port on the Adriatic, and
Flume is to be, not Italian, as
promised, but Jugo-Slavonic.
The United States has broken no
treaty, for it was not a party to
the secret treaty of London be
tween Italy and her allies. But it
is the President of the United
States, who Is chosen to break the
bad news to Italy:
"You cannot have what your
allies promised you."
Clemenceau writes a letter to
Italy through former Premier Luz
zatti, saying, "French policy is not
a scrap of paper." Thus France
repudiates responsibility for break
ing faith -with Italy. England has
probably cleared her skirts pri
vately of the bad faith charge, and
Americans whose President signed
the statement repudiating the
treaty incur the dislike.
There comes another complica
tion in the statement that Admiral
Andrews is in the Adriatic with
orders to use the United States
fleet to preserve order. The Adri
atic is far from our responsibili
ties as they existed before the war.
A fleet told to keep other nations
from disorder is apt to have its
hands full.
You read that Japan is express
ing great sympathy for Italy on
the breaking of her agreement,
and that has its meaning. Japan
is angry because Paris did not bap
tize her people snow white, or
something "equally good." The dis
satisfied get together.
Germany and Austria, facins: a
dose of peace medicine seventy-five
thousand words long, are "much
encouraged" by the row among al
lies that starts the peace concert.
With Japan and Italy sympathiz
ing, Russia ready to make trouble
anywhere, and able to finance it,
Germany and Austria delighted to
see some ''scraps of paper" float
ing about Paris, the vision of
eternal peace seems vague.
This country would do well if it
could arrange some kind of fare
well "God bless you all" state
ment and come home to attend to
business.
There is work to do risht here,
for Mexico officially declares that
she does not recognize any Mon
roe doctrine and objects to its be
ing put into the peace covenant
Mexico knows well that ordinar
ily her troublings and objections
could be quickly smoothed out A
few regiments, armed motors, nnl
flying machines from this country
would make of Mexico a very good
boy. ,
The Mexican restlessness may
indicate that she has had recently
more promises of U. S. A. territory
la future divisions.
Nations and their alliances shift
like the colored particles in a ka-
ir
WEATHER:
Cloudy tonlfrht and to
morrow probably rata.
Temperature at 8 a. m.,
BO dtftrceMi normal tem
perature for April 2S for
!art thirty years, 58 de
cree. NUMBER 11,148.
I RIDES BY
SELLING AND
UYINGBQNDS
Victory notes sales were ap
proaching $1,000,000,000,-according
to unofficial reports re
ceived at the Treasury today.
Reports of sales officially' ac
credited trere slow, in reaching
Federal reserve banks. The State
and local dty committees; -however,
had sufficient subscrip
tions in hand this morning to
warrant an estimate by Treas
ury officials.
To complete the -minimum
quota of -$4,500,OOC,CQ b May
10, campaign leaders must brine
in subscriptions' averaging $316,
000,000 daily,- according to
Treasury figures. This is one
million, dollars a day more than
was asked in the fourth cam
paign as an average .daily sale.
It shows clearly how far behind '
the Victory campaign has
lagged.
Two more winners in the contest
for free airplane rides for the per
sons selling and -purchasing the larg
est amount of Victory bonds in
Washington each day were, an
nounced today by the Central Victory
Loan Committee
.' F. JEfuscher, of 649 Kenton!.
-stMetorthwestrwon thTndeasther
Tughest "single purchaser of bonds.
leading the field with -a total jof
$2,500 houghfc in a single day. H?
will probably fly tomorrow, weather
permitting.
Sells $4,560 Worth.
The highest indlYlduar .seller for th
day was Hubbert R. Quinter. of 1430
K street northwest, who secured thirty-four
Individual subscriptions, to
taling $4,500. Mr. Quinter. who is an
insurance man employed by the Harry
Wardman Insurance Company, was
elated when he heard the award had
gone to him.
"I'm just crazy about it," he said.
(Continued on Page 10, Column S.)
NEW YORK. April 2S. Irvin ?
Cobb returns from the war a sartorial
Bolshevik. He is conducting all by
himself a crusade against moderr
masculine attire. Having worn th
comfortable army uniform for nearlr
two years, Mr. Cobb's soul is filled
with repugnance at the sight of "Ion
pants." He yearns for a return to
the knee breeches of our forefathers
He would make de rlgeur for men
generally the roomy knickerbockers
of the golf course, and he moves to
amend the fashionable evening co
tumc by striking out the trousers a
the knee, and substituting iherefur
silk stockings and silver buckles.
Mr. Cobb believes that ae ha
launched his crueade at the psycho
logical moment. He points out thai
esveral million sensible young Amen
cans, who have for two years been en
joying the comfort of short trousers,
will prove ready converts to his new
style.
TODAY
leidoscope. You cannot tell how
the pattern will be arranged on
the next whirl.
A few more whirls such as this
country has been giving Europe
lately might give us a- problem
more difficult and .engrossing than
the mere settling with fine phrases
of the affairs of other nations.
This country sent two million
men and ten thousand millions of
dollars to Europe, ate imitation
bread, built fleets of ships, turned
itself inside out to help nations
fighting each other three thousand
miles away. And at this moment
this nation is as well hated by na
tions that it helped with men.
money, and food, as by nations
that it helped to conquer.
Moral: Stay home and mind
your own business, or, if you can't
do that, COME home and mind
your own business as soon as possible.
ADOP1
1 IN
IRVIN COBB WOULD
SHORTEN TROUSERS
Published every evening (Including Sunday)
Entered as second-clus matter, at tn
' poctofflce at wunlnrton. D. C
LABOR LEADER HURT
IN AUTO CRASH
SABIUEL GOMPERS.
President of the American Fed
eration qf Labor, who sustained a
fractured rib when a. taxicab in
whlch'he was riding collided with
a New Tork street car.
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NEW TORK, April 28. Samuel
Gompers, president of the American
Federation of Labor, is suffering
from a fractured twelfth rib. Asido
from this, he sustained no ill effects
from the collision between a taxi
cab in which he was riding yester
day and a street car.
A bulletin issued today by his
physician said:
"Mr. Gompers passed a comfortable
night; pulse and temnerature normal;
conditions favorable in every way."
lr. C. R. Hancock, attending the la
bor leader, said there was nothing
alarming in Gompers' condition.. He
sat up in bed and joked with doctors
and nurses. He also ate a hearty
breakfast. Dr. Hancock said he must
have absolute quiet for several days.
Mrs. Samuel Gompers, seriously, ill
at her home here. Is not to be told of
the serious accident which befell her
husband In New York yesterday.
Mrs. Gompers recently suffered a
second stroke of paralysis, and, ac
cording to Secretary Frank Morrison,
of the unions' federation Iire. today,
"is In such a nervous state that she
would unduly worry about Mr. Gom
pers' condition. All newspapers are
being kept from her."
Morrison believes Gompers' accident
is not very serious, and expects him to
have recovered 'in time to attend the
meeting of the executive council of
the federation here May 9.
TIip Supreme rourt today denied
the action of the State of "Virginia
for the appointment of receivers and
a special master to distribute and care
for tho X14.000.000 in money and bonds
to be paid by West Virginia as Vir
ginia's share of civil war debt.
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WASHINGTON, MONDAY EVENING,
LEAGUE
PALMER MAY
"PASS BUG
TO
ON DRY ISSUE
The Administration's intention to
"let the .Republicans do it" in the
matter jal enacting enforcing previ
sions for national prohibition was
seen topay in a statement by At
torney- General Palmer.
Discussing the. prohibition amend
ment to the Constitution, Palmer said
"the proper method of enforcement
of that amendment is a matter which
will reauiro-additional legislation -be
fore Jt -becomes effective under it'
terms."
Question Up Again.
This means, according to "wets"
and "drys." that the Republicans will
be called upon to thresh over the
whole prohibition Question again, and
probably will be-faced with the grow
ing demand for a referendum on the
subject.
Palmer's statement issued laat
night.' says that the war-time prohi
bition measure, effective May 1,' Is
now before th,e New York' court for
interpretation, and he will abide by
the court's decision without regard
for his personal view as to the -wisdom
pr unwisdom of .such legislation.
He hopes the courts decide the inter
pretation, before the time for enforc
ing the Jaw arrives.
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CHICAGO. April 2.It Is- seve.n
days since the. ," woman of lost Il
lusions" swallowed a p'prtion of slow
poison, yet she hovers bqtween life
and death, fighting every attempt of
hospital attendants to learn her
Identity. j"
Hundreds have riled pest her co:,
and each paised on with the word;,
"1 don't know lier."
Now, tlie "mystery woman,"
wearied of?the crdcal of inspection
by scores of persons, who came from
far and near In the belief she "may
be some missing relative, said:
"I am nobody. Hence if I die, no
body should care. If I live it will
be nobody's business; mine alone.
The world does not know me. It
never will. Ho why continue this
futile, nonsensical farce?"
Scores of Chicago women also vis
ited the hospital, and a sprinkling of
men. Some who admitted they sought
only gratification of their curiosity,
were refused admittance.
TEXTILTSTRTKERS
STONE POLICEMEN
LAWRENCE, Mass.. April 28. Two
policemen were struck with stones
and shots were exchanged In a re
newal of acts of1 violence In the local
textile strike today. Three arrests
were made. The police scattered
pickets.
T
LOXDON. April 28. Evidence of
continued propaganda by the Bolshe
vik! among the allied forces in north
ern Russia was contained in an offi
cial statement by the war office to
day. "A Karoiian regiment," desp:te Bol
shevist attempts at seductlan, re
mained staunch to the a.V...-j," the
statement said.
FLYERS ARE DEAD
CHATHAM. Mass., April 28.- That
Lieut. John S. Buchanan and 'his two
comrades, who were lost In Massa
chusetts bay when a disabled engine
forced them to land their big sea
plane in a raging storm between
Plymouth and Provlnctown, are dead,
is the belief of the authorities at tho
naval air. station. today. ".
REDS SEEK SUPPOR
OF ALLIED SOLDIERS
BELIEVE MISSING
on
WOULD PUT "DRY"
ISSUE UP TO GO. P.
AlTCHBtir PAIMBR, .
Attorney General, whose attitude
on.tha;prohlbltion question, polit
ical leaders. say, is to let the Be
publlcan party settle it.
f 3TANARDgyn4E,- Va., April 28.
Clarence E.Gontry of Charlottes
ville, designated by the court here to
prosecute Edgar Morris, thu self
styled Jesse James, the second, and
his alleged accomplice. Herman Shlf
Itctt, camo here today -for a confer
ence with Sheriff Malone.
Attorney Gentry win not discuss
his. plans nor divulge what steps are
being taken to capture Morris, who
is la hiding In the Blue nidge Moun -
tains. Shlfflett is In jail here.
Court will convene on Monday.
May. S, and the cabes against Morris
will be called. He is charged with
slaying Magistrate Bluford G. Sulli
van, with shooting at John Henry
Morris and with shooting James Mor
ris. Sheriff Malone says ''he will be
here" and lets It go at that. On what
ho bases his assurance, the sheriff
declines to say.
L
OF STUPID MEN
Disciplinary cases in the army,
ivhlch have called forth protests
rifralnst the court martial system.
could be greatly lessened by rejec-1
lion f recruits of low intelligence,
lajorR. M. Ycrkes, Ti S. A.. Aoday
reported to the Natloaal Academy of:
Sclcnces, In convention here.
"Results suggest." Major Ycrkes
said, "that If military efficiency
nJono were to be considered, the
army would undoubtedly gain large
ly by rejecting all clos3 D and E.
men (intelligence classification"). This
procedure would greatly lessen the
group of dinc.pinary cases so
troublesome and costly in a military
organization."
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NEW YORK. April 2S. The 'Lost
Battalion," comprising companies of
the 308th Infantry, which Here sur
roundc for Ave days by the Ger
mans In Argonnc forest, but refused
to surrender, came home today aboard
the transport America, which landed
7,042 troops. Including 0C0 sick and
wounded.
Tho units aboard the America In
cluded the 154th Infantry Brigade
Headquarters, oOSth Infantry, 307th
Infantry Headquarters, and Com
panies A to E Inclusive of the 307th.
and the 307th Machine Gun and Sup
ply Companies, all New York draft
organisations.
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men, all casuals. )
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APRIL 28, 1919.
COVENANT
NDICTMENT
OF WILHELM
AND AIDES IS
MADE PUBLIC
Former Kaiser Wilhelm and his
agents must answer to the allies for
every outrage and violation of inter
national' law during the war, if the
peace conference adopts proposals
placed before it at Paris today.
Furthermore, all secrets of. the
German war office must be bared to
permit the allies to discover those re
sponsible. The proposals to 'try the German
ex-Kaiser have been pushed by the
French delegates throughout the
conference In face of reported oppo
sition from Japanese delegates and
apathy from some others.
Court of Five Jsdges.
The Kaiser would be triad by a
court of fire judges, one appointed
by each of the five great powers, ir
the article is adopted.
All other persons accused of violat
ing international iaw must be turned
over for trial, under the propoeod
plan.
In every case the accused would b
entitled to choose his own counse
and the tribunal will be guided
tlieVeirlet terms of International z?f
In rfixiae punishment.
The. State Departtfcint's announce
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, . :iK0l3te&,'. ?m&8??d ' fH
tlclw fj&ine pwalCifro.r hi-1
eftlon-'in th: treaty o'f-'peaco--to-ba
considered at denary session of con-
"ferenc today. Mondar "at '5- oclock
p. m., Paris time:
Pabllclr Arraign 'Willi elm.
'Article I. The allied and assocl-
'ated powers publicly arrajgn. "William
II of Uohenzollcrn. formerly German
Emperor, not for an offense against
criminal law, but for a supreme or
fense against international morality
and the sanctity of treaties.
"A special tribunal will be consti
tuted to try the accused, thereby as-
isuHns hjm lhe guarantees css'intial
to tnc rjsht cf defense. It will be
composed of Ave judges, one appoint
ed - uy cacn of the following Ave pow-ible
i ers: namely, the United States of
America. Great Erltcic. . recce, Italy,
and Japan.
'In its decision the tribunal will be
guided by the highest motives of in
ternational policy with a view to
vindicating the solemn obligations of
international underiakings and the
validity of International morality. It
will be its duty to fix the punishment
which It considers shouTd be Imposed.
'The allied and associated' powers
will address a request to the govern
ment of the Netherlands for the sur
render to them of the ex-Emperor In
(order that he may be put on trial.
J Others to Face Trial.
j "Article 11. The German govern-
Iment not having insured the punlsh-
naving msurea wio punwn-i PrussIan subject and .-hould be aT
the persons accused of hav- erd ccjovJa the prIvilescs of a
:ised acts in violation ot the . . -,. ,,,,, rman ronub.
jment of
Inz exercised
laws and customs' of war, such per
sons will be urougni oeiore mmwryi
tribunals by the allied and associateu
nowers and if found guilty sentenced
to the punishments laid down by
military Iaw.
"The German r.ovcrnnient shall
hand over to tho allied and associated
powers or to such one or tnem as
shall so request all persons accused
of having committed an act In vlo-
lation of the law3 and customs of,
war who aro specified cither by
name or by the rank, office or em
ployment which they held under the
German authorities.
"Article III. Persons guilty of
criminal acts against the nationals of
any one of the allied and associated
powers wiil be brought before the
military tribunal of that power.
"All persons guHty of criminal acts
against the nationals of more than
one of the allied and associated pow
ers will be brought before a military
tribunal composed of members of the
military tribunal of the powers con
! cerned.
itln a. ... . m anrMfeArl nrlll fori
entitled to name his own counsel.
Mast Furnish Documents.
Article IV. The German govern
ment undertakes to furnish all doc
uments and information of every
kind, the production ofwhich may
b considered necessary to Insure
the full knowledge of the incrimi
nating acts, tho discovery of the of
fenders, and the Just appreciatlou
of the responsibility."
Germany would bo required to as
sist the allies in running down the
guilty ones and this provision, if
adopted, will force the German peace
delegates to admit the responsibility
of the former regime for tho war and
would put Germany on record for all
time. Not only perpetrators Of out
rages In Belgium and France, but the
thousands of spies working In all
countries, including the United State.",
could be apprehended by tho revolu
tions which Germany would promise J
unacr tne penumg arucie.
the record of the German secret
service and her efficient espionage
(Continued on Page Cr Column. 1.)
TODAY'S PROGRAM
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MILLION FOES
JOIN TO SAVE
EX-KAISER
BBRUK, Arpil 28. To save tin
Kaiser" .from the vengeance of ih.
entente. on the oua hand and the
wrath ot anti-monarchical Qermans
on the' other Is the ostensible object
of a new 'German organization boast
ing a-country-wide following and a
membership exceeding 1,000,000. The
champions' of the Kaiser's personal
welfaro are dolnc business under
thn firm nam of laanto of German
7tmen aafl wolnon for tnc portectlon
of the personal liberty and lite- of
WJlbeim JI, with he'aduarters At
Coerlils, Silesia, and bcauchds in. all
principal cities of. which JJgxHa, of
coursrV bc1mojtepriSfc&
-though the- league prof cls a
strictly non-political aim It offered
the protectorship tor Prince -Kenr? of
Prussia, the Kaleetfs rdthcr. Prince
Henry, howeyer. graciously declined
the honor and suggested JJIntJenburg
for the , distinction, but nccepted a
membership in the league for which
ho enclosed tha regular fee of 25
cents.
Tuls w3 learned todar from Lieut.
"Vaher Tthodo. manascr of the Kcr-
!)a branch,
Licutenant Rhode was requested to
outline vhc league's program. Ko re
plied: "Our aim is to prevent U: trial ct
Wilhclm 11" In An entonto court of jus-
for the war. Wo also are opposed
to his being tried on tbl charge by
any German tribunal unless others,
such a3 the ministers who constituted
the German cabinet at tho cutbrca!:
ot war, are tried wlti him- We are
convinced that our opponents were
equally responsible with Garroany for
precipitating the conflict, and there
fore consider It an injastico to mate
Wilhelm II the scapegoat.
"We will work against the former
Kaiser's trial by tho entente through
the German government. But if tho
German government declines to rep
resent our cause we sl.all make di
rect representations to the entente
governments.
"We further hold that the Kaiser
is entitled to live in Prussia. He Js
Pmsssl.-Ys. The south German rpuo'
lies have granted thoir former rulSrs
.-, .vi,ltrl Hth!n the'r hordn.rs.
8BoaWn.t Prussia io as much
Why
for her former Kms. '
"Is there as:y .entin:en in the
league for restoring Wilhclm II to
the throne?" was a question.
"The league is absolutely non-political,"
reiterated Lieutenant llhode.
"But it is quite possible that many
of our members, like niyscfr, are of
the opinion that the icsioration of
the old empire would be the best
thing that could happen for Ger
many. Our memb-s arc drawn from
all walks of life. Many working
men are members of ll-e league."
"Any socialists?"
"No, no socialist-". At least. I
don't think so. As a matter of
fact, some socliallsts arc workiug
against us. The Sparlacides are our
outspoken enemies. Only two days
ago I received a very hostile letter
from a Spartacus club in Berlin.
They threaten us with vl sorts of
violence, if we succeed in bringing
Wilhelm II back to Germany."
AS BOAT CAPSIZES
XUW TORK. April 2. Two sailors
are known to have been drowned and
posslblj three others lost their lives
when a lanncli. in which they were
returning to the battleship Nevada
aftr shore leave, capsized rnrly to
day. Ten nion wore rescued. Tho
aurrivor were not certain whether
there were more than twelve aboard.
TO TRY AUiEnCD SCOT.O TODAY.
NEWARK. IC. J.. April S. Accused
! of being" a "common acold," Mrs. IIII-
decrardo Swinton FuIIe- will be
placed on trial hero today. Neigh
bors complained.
2 SAILORS DROWN
FINAL
EDITION
PRICE TWO ENTS,
REVISED PACT
EXPLAINED!
PEACEENVOYS
II PRESIHI
PARIS, April 28. The
revised eoveacat ti, Ike
Lcagie of NaBoa wm
adopted by the plena? vet
son of the peeee confer
eace at 5:57 o'clock lew
afUzBooa.
The covenant as aiofi
ed, incioded Preeidest W3
son motions, nommms
Sir Eric Dnanmeod f Ef
Iand as the first 'secretary
general, and naning BcV
zems, Greece, Braal aewi
Spain for reyreenle4ieiP
the league coraac3, toselher
with the' Unite Staie'S,
Great Britain, Francejrltafjv
and Japan. V'
President Wilson, addressles tS
conference, explalfleti the" aiaeaJ
ments to tne Leaguo oOraUewuccwe
nant. He did not realUi; elL$e. rj
vised test. .
oga&ns tie -"Monroe -do&rihc l&
Preside merely e&erodJ&JK sr
artgfe.Thtf' PrcsMcn?lcSjleS
Sir Eric Bruimnond 23 th6 fett ie
rctary genera! of the Iossmc. K
also moved that Bclsrhs. E?as.
Greece and Spain b& rcpreanted m
the county!,, together vtritlt'tuo "Bi
Five" (Auisrica, Great. Eritaic,
France, Italy, and Japaa), peodiat:
its permap&nt: organization.
Visconnf" Chlndc, Tepresentio -pan,
was scheduled to speak in fa cr
of the racial cqaalitr axuv'tfincat.
askins t!?o cor.feronce t& aost It,
r.llhotigSp tha league ccrt3.nif?s(oa re
fused 0 iaclyd'e it in the riitKcoc-lt-tntspn.
,
JAPANESE DELEGATES ,
ARE PREPARED TO FORCE
ACTION ON EQUALITY Pi:EA
PARIS. April l.'S. Whether r
league of n&Uois plzn a? Snatlj
amended Is acceptable to ih.2 nwW5i
of the world ax the supreme Mcczcn
to prcv.ent future Trars wu t.; otef
problem confronting tij plenarv
I session of the pace conference 'rfcen
It assembled her-s this afternoon.
Before tha tacctlajr apnJ th
Japanese delegation announced !.ts. In
tention ot pressing or amandocAt to
tUe preamble dcclatin;; or cqaaJitT
o member stt&. The Japases de.- t
nicd emphatically that the acceptance
jot such an amendment troultl en
I danger Asiatic In:.;ra.;iritt kiwrs ot
tthe United Slates.
Italy was not ref.res-rted, at Jh
plenary session. ai of iht members cf
the delegation having tone to I lorn.
to consult with I'ar:i.iHnt regard
ing the Plume situation.
Intciest I Jap Sioji.
Tho plenary session today Was th'
first to be held since the amended
constitution of the Lcagua of Kattona
was finally drafted after being ap-
proved by thirteen power.
In yicw ot the vnuiarawai oz tr.
Italians from the conference and the
covert threats of th Jkparcije, therf
(Continued on Tags Vt, Coloxn 2.)
BAVARIA I PERI
1 RED OUMI
BEKuIX. Apr.l 2S Ualus reac
forccments of Prussian Hoops u
sent into Bavaria tho. Rid Guar da
probably will overrun tlie whole
country, according to Information .re
ceived here today. The coveronret 15
havins: aiff iculty in collecUnr reliftbte
troops.
Ueficecs from Munich now mm?
that food Is plentiful and that ih;
RcI Guards arc coufldrniof rstOfy
Government airplanes flew oyer
Munich on Saturday dropping pamph
lets promising the people aid.
There ara threats of further dis
orders at Nurembursr. whcr the So
cialists are thrcatcninc to overthrow
tha covcrnment tinlesa tb severa-
l ment sends troops.
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