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CITY EDITION Ten Pages Albuquerque Morning Journal, Friday, December 15, 1916. Ten Pages Dtlljr, by Currier or .Mull, ii Month, Mimic inpjeo. NIC CITY EDITION r1" PROHIBITION FOR III FAVORED REPORT Bf r r ltl..xl I i OT uonsuiuuun.su Amendment Gomes bp When "Dry" District ot bo lumbia Is Bein nr nnciMo or r t I VVllWlUWl WUI SUFFRAGISTS LIKEWISE HAVE REASON FOR JOY Unless Vote Is Taken at Pres v ent Session Both Questions Are Sure to Be Acute Next Year, , 0NIN JOUNL OiCIAL LIAMO WIRB'e Washington, Dec. 14. The house leidioisrv committee today voted to MMBUend adoption of the reHolutlon to submit I constitutional amendment forbidding tlte manufacture and sale of liauor for leverage purposes in the mitH states. Even the most en- thustastle champions of the amend ment had not expected fuvorable ac non o soon from the committee, (,,, h ai tin last session voted to post poni- Us consideration indefinitely. ArtmhiiHtiation leaders, However, kM tlt.-it ii will reach the senate In lime for action this session. Prohibi Hnn advocates are Jubilant and pre dict ultimate adoption of the resolu tion and reference of the amendment u thi legislatures of the various stutos at a much earlier date than they here tofore had hoped. A two-thirds ma- lority in both houses is required. DtMfM Hill Is Vp, Kainrtdenl with the committee's ac tion on th" amendment, the prohibi tion issue was brought directly to the attention of the senate whon the Shep pard hill to prohibit the manufacture inri sale of llouor in the District of Columbia became the unfinished busi ness to be kept before the senate until ilimiosrd of. Ah an amendment to tins MB Senator Cnderwood has proposed i referendum to the male voters of the district. Senator; Kern of Indiana has added proposal ihat wofnen also should irticlpate In the referendum. Sentiment in the senate for and lealnsi the referendum annears to be loselv divided with a vote on the sub- M expected within a day or two. IMscussion of the Sheppard lull af ford opportunity for comment on the propose,; amendment, several sena- tors, among them Sheppard, anla- mnn and iiwen, predicted triumph for the cause of nation-wide prohibition the near future. Prohibition live issue. hinllv anv one doubted tonight that ohlbition will be a dominant legisla tive issue before the new sixty-nun nn cress if the constitutional amend ment does not reach a vote this win ter. In the house before the amend ment OM be taken up for considera tion a Mpocial rule must be adopted mine it ritfhl of way. Uopresentntivo Webb, chairman of the judiciary com mittee, will ask for such a rule, early n January and endeavor to press tne resolution to an early vote. Seven members of the judiciary MtmltCea voted against reporting the puihihi'lo,, amendment. They were lard of Ohio, Pver of Missouri, igoe Missouri, Graham and Steele of Ptnnivlvania. Walsh of Massaehu- tts, and Danforth of New York. Hep essnt&tlva Williams of Illinois, and 'arlin of Virginia, who were opposed M the resolution at the last session, MM this time to recommend its adoption. Advertising Amendment President Wilson was urged late to ny by the Rev. Clarence T. Wilson, "presenting the Methodist conference oard, to use his Influence with con The Day in Congress SENATE. Met at noon. Ucsuined debate on immigration lattrstate commerce committee de lej i., hold further hearings on eaiilcnt Wilson's railroad leglsla- ,lv! recommendations after the Nidavs. Elected Sena" or Willard Saulsbury Delaware president pro tempore to 'weed Hie Into Senator Clark of Ar- Mlourned, S:0( p. m., to. noon, hoi sc. net ,it noon. Ufbutci legislative, judicial and ''Tutne appropriation, bill. H'"cse leaders agreed to Christmas wws frm December 2' to Jan 'ry J. . Adjourned, 5 It p. m., to noon, M THE WEATHER LEATHER FORECAST uenver. Deo, 24. New Mexico: Fri 'snd Saturday fair with slowly ris ? temtcen.tnre east poi'urm. 'Ot i, WEATHER REPORT. I r '"enty-four hours, ending at t ft. etcrday: irn in, temperature, 4'.' degrees; iitinni, 21; range, 21: temperature r north waid, clear, imimra. i I gress to prohibit the use of the mails for the sending of liquor advertise ments by unlicensed liquor dealers. An effort is being made to have such a provision Included in the current postoffloe bill. The vote on the suffrage proposal was 11 to 8. The resolution by Rep resentative Baker would submit the several Husan H. .Anthony amend ments to the states. Chairman Webb of the committee said he would not ask for a rule on the prohibition resolution until after the Christmas recess. He will not ask for any action on the suffrage pro posal. Representative Oard of Ohio, who has been opposed (,i suffrage, was chosen to report it. Representative Carlin of Virginia, will report the pro hition proposal. Would Settle Suffrage Measure. The reporting of the suffrage pro posal was due to the belief of some of its opponents that il can be beaten on the floor and they thought It best to settle the issue by bringing It to a direct vote In the house. An effort was made to couple it in the voting as was done at the last ses sion of congress and which resulted In both proposals being kept in the com mittee and consideration of them post poned indefinitely. The committee by a large majority, however, voted not to do so. suffragists Alt' Surprised. The reporting of the suffrage amendment was a surprise to Its sup porters. The designation of Repre sentative Walsh of Massachusetts, an antl-snffragist, to succeed Representa tive Mos.s of West Virginia, as a mem ber of the committee a tew days ago, was generally believed by many suf frage leaders to have dealt a death blow to their chances of having any sort of a suffrage resolution reported this year. proposed bnekdneata. The proposed prohibition amend ment drawn by Chairman Webb fol lows: Section 1. That the sale, manufac ture for sale, transportation for sale and importation for sale of lntoxlcat lag llquori for beverage purposes in the I'nlted States and all territories subject to the jurisdiction thereof, and cxi.r.rtatinn thereof are forever mo- hlbited. 'among the poor, others told of a sc- Beetion 2. That the congress and ! rious economic condition in many the states shall have the power indc-sother parts of Mexico, pondently ,,r concurrently to enforce! I'nlfornicil us to Carrnn.n. this article by all needful legislation. Officials here remained ignorant The suffrage resolution follows: 'tonight of the action taken by General Section 1. The right of citizens o iCarranza. relative to the protocol the United States to vote shall not be; signed at Atlantic City. It was not denied or abridged by the United believed thai he hail Instructed bis States or by any state on account ofspokesmen to make any determined sex. (effort to amend that part referring to Section 2. Congress shall have : conditions for the withdrawal of power to appropriate legislation to en-: American troops hut It was thought force the provisions of this article. I nioro probable that he had sent Al Members voting against reporting . berto .1. Pani, who Carried the pro thc prohibition amendment were Cai d , loeol to htm tor ratification, a COBS of Ohio, Igoc and Dyer of M issouri, j niunication that may be in effect an Craham and Steele of Pennsylvania, answer to the supplemental declare Walsh of Massachusetts and Paniorth tion ot policy made to the Mexican' of New York. PASS LITERACY El If President Refuses to Ap prove Bill as Authoritatively Reported, Congress Will At tempt Passage, IKY MORN) NO JOURNAL (PICIAL LOUD WII Washington, Dec. H. The lmmt-1 arratlnn bill containing the restrictive ! lib racy test for admission of liens, j which has caused three presidents to i Veto such a measure, was passed b.v j the Semite. today, nl. to . The bjh i as amended in the senate, now goes to conference. II passed the house last session. The senate reconsidered the clause' designed to exclude anarchists who , tcaeii uestruciion or piopenj a propaganda. An amendment by Sen- alor Hardwb k. for the committee, permitting entry of persons who art- vacate or teach destruction of prop- crty "in war, insurrection or reVOlU- tion," but not otherwise, was adopted, Three republican! Mrandegee. Colt and Dunont and tour detnoci .its Hosting, Marline. Ph.lan and Reed voted against the bill. Senators Ssmun of South Carolina, Hard WICK and I Lodge were appointed on the con ference committee. Authoritative statements have been made that President Wilson Intends to veto the bill a second time becauso of the literacy test. In this event, an tffort will be made fVi pass the Mil over the veto, two-lhirds major ity in each house being required The bill passed the house last April by a vote of 30 to 87, more than a two thirds majority, and the senate vote today, if repealed would be sufficient to override an executive veto. Know Kight Railroad Time. Saloniki, Dec. 14. If the allies Have done nothing else at Saloniki, they have at least enabled everyone to know the right time. Hitherto on, railway worked to Vienna time, an other to Constantinople, time. Saloni ki had its 0wn local time, and there was also Turkish time other than the Constantinople variety, which differ ed from all the others in being based on the course of the moon. There are still three different Sah- hmtm .i week. Friday for .Moslem Paths wees, rnuay km Saturday ror Jews ami minuj iui "' Christians 4 oiiilil ion of Nixon I'm hanged. St. Louis. Dec. 14. The condition of William .C. Nixon, president of the St. Louis and San Francisco railroad, who is cr-' c "v in at his home here, Was, unch-",c J lO'la; . TEST AMENDMENT FOR IMM T 01 1 0 MM dill CUIUS MEXICO SENT TO S Disagreeable Facts Regarding Murder of Americans and Other Foreigners Forward ed by State Department, CARRAiNZA'S POSITION STILL KEPT SECRET From Best Informed Sources It Is Believed Protest Is to Be Filed Against Right of U. S, to Cross Border, V MO I N I NO JOURNAL SPCCIAL LF.AilO WIRIf Washington, Dec, 14. Information, regarded by some officials as con firming the killing of Howard Heay, or Weeks, at I'arral, by Villa, and the facts regarding the execution bv ban dits of Charles Fisher, another Ameri can at Santa Rosal'a and of several Chinese and Syrians at Chihuahua and other towns, have been sent by the state department to the American representative! on the Mexican-iner-ican joint commission which will 'meet at Philadelphia Monday. Among reports received by the de- COMMISSIONER partmont today and forwarded by thej,ut ,he ringing announcement that ii Junto telling of the heavy death rate I by the American commissioners, when (the protocol was siuned. Mexicans lo Lodge Protcsl. j Officials pointed out today that there Is in the agreement assigned no i reference to an arrangement for cross j lug but the border by American troops, tne ministers 01 me new aoinioisua m the unnlamnntJLrv declaration lion, occupied the be nch just vacated ' made by the Americans It was set 'forth clearly that the United States reserve the right to unlimited and Unrestricted pursuit of bandits. Since this declaration was made at an of ficial session of the commission, it is I regarded as probable that General Carratun has considered it as no less ! official than the protocol Itself. The "comments" WhlCbtbS Mexican com- Imissloners have announced they will ; present at the Philadelphia meeting Monday may be in the nature of a protest, it is believed here, against jany such declaration of intentions. Such a development, officials say. would not nec essarily be of a Iter to bring the conference to charac a n end. CARRANBA'S VIUWS TO BE IIS( l.osi K I VI I It New York, Dec. 14. The views of General Carransa regarding the rati- firatioe of-lh grotOCOl Jiigned at Al- Ian tic City by the Mexican-American I joint commission were submitted by i Alberto J. Pani here today to l.uls Ca- brera, chnlrm in of the Mexic an com lexiean Ambassador ir,i!,soni an,, designate Arrodondo. Mr. Cam ar j ryo hPre ypsrerday from Qucretaro, wnere he went to place the agreement t,0f0re Carranza for his ratification, , it was inferred that publication of j CsrrgnSS'l views would bo reserved 'until after the next session of the Joint j commission. BRITISH WAR BILL IS $28,550,000 DAILY SMU V p.. .. . JOCJUNAI. F'ICIAL LIAXO Wl London. Dec. 14. Andrew Bongr Tjiw chancellor of the exc liecnier, an- I nounoed In the house of commons I this afternoon thai the dally average 'expenditure of Cieat Kntnin in the war had risen to .".,710,000. Mr. said the actual expenditure the Increase, in the munitions and ad ditional loans to Great Britain's allies and to her dominions. The chancellor said: "Financially, we cannot hope to go on indefinitely on the present scale but we can go on long enough to make sure that it will not be from financial causes if we fail to Victory." i cm e PrenMeal and Mr-. ilon Shop. Washington, Dec. 14 The presi teni end Mrs. Wilson went Christmas .shopping today for the first time' Leaving the White House unexpected ly they walked in front of the grounds and stood for a time looking at t he- presidential flag flying from a polt erected on Ho White House yesterday. - ,,, . Then they Strolled slowly through th" business Section of the elty. stopping here ami there to look in shop win dows. Inning their walk they were recognised by many shoppers and Mr. Wilson was kept busy returning ALLIES DEMAND IE FUTURE PEAGE Andrew Bonar-Law, as Lead er of Government in Com mons, Reaffiims Declara tion of Asquith, REFERENCE TO POLICY ROUNDLY CHEERED Two Billion Dollars, as War Credit, Is Voted Unanim ously to Government as An swer to German Proposal, . u -i i.d iouinii seeciAt London, Dec. i". Hn quire that there shall i IIIID WCf' allies re adequate reparation for the past security for the future and adequate That Is still the policy and still the determination of his majesty's fejvsrnment. Tins was the declaration of Andrew Bonar-Law, repeating the words of Mr. Asquith three months ami. as be made bis debut today as leader of the new government in the bouse of com mons, It was only a brief ami passing al lusion to the Herman peace proposal, Of the government struck the key note of the new governments attitude and aroused a prolonged demonstra tion of approval. Ilitmlcl U Ittj Hamlet l.clt Out. The sessions of both the lords and commons were attended with unusual interest, as being the fiisl bow of tin new government, though the absence of Premier LloydvOeorge through continued illness left, the initial BCeBS of the pew regime like llanilel with out the Dane. (Ireat crowds besieged Westminster for admission and both chambers showed the naileries filled witii eager spectators ami the floor - animated with newly formed political groups. The house of commons was I hi' scene of chief inter st as here five ministers of tne late government -Reginald KoCannA, Walter ttunclman, Herbert Samuel, Lewis farCOUlH and II .1. Tennanl--ranged themselves on 'the front bench nl' the opposition, ''while Andrew llonai-l.aw, flanked by 'bv the Asipiith ministers across the a isle. Mr. Asquith, like Mr. Lloyel-; ge, was absent through sickness, bill even with the chief figures absent, n was a sinking scene of the old and the new regimes facing each other al th crucial moment of the Issues over ws and pea, e. TWO Pillions More lor War. The feature of the day was Mi PO- nar-Law'a presentation or the lull 400,(100,0(11) additional war en and his incidental reference to peace proposal. In urging the credit, .Mr. Bonar-Lloyd displayed I'0 1 idlti command of t be v and his ease and " si financial branch idtness as a paella - mentary leader. Referring t the vast daily expen diture of .ri,700,000 as "colossal be yond imagination. " he frankly de clared thai such figures could not be continued indefinitely; ail that gould be hoped foe was c. . c ilt inie them long enough to beat the enemy, Mr. Bonar-Law'a reference to the Herman proposal came as be closed. He prefaced it with the statement thai the proposal had not yet reached bis majesty's government and thai 11 was obvious that no members of Hie gov ernment could make a statement, and that. In his view it were better that very little should be said in the bon e of commons. Then cams bis renewal of Mr. Asquith's declaration for ado- quats reparation and security as still the policy of the government, winc h w'hh the one thing he felt it nooessai to refer to al this state. 0ispsition Party Applauded. Mr. MoKenna s reply from Hie op position bench, boobies complimenting Mr. Honar-Uiw, refe rred to the com manding influence, of the American dollar as the reSUll of the war. "II is not easy to convert Stirling wealth into dollar wealth," he saiel "We must pay dollars for what We buy now, not only In America, but all Over Hie World." The debate was brief and the war credit was passed l.y unanimous wile Some Speeches referred to the Her- man proposal, but there, was no dis- cordant note. Mr Bonar-LW announced thai par I lament would be prorogued on Ire- cember !'-, for a period noi yet de termined. itrssi AKEH SO STOCK IV ppocosM.s Petrogrgd, Dec. ii (via London.)- - The peace proposal of the' eciitral powers is leitardcei by the Russian ffovemment as "an attempt to court public opinion and enOOUSagt the peo ple of Germany by appealing m pm lie resoonslbillty for the continuation of the War Bpon the entente allies." The proposal lias h-n rc. riveei b offie nil I'etrograd without an atom of sympathy An official of the foreign Off made tofcl the following state ment which haB been issued by the suun-otlP-ul Pell oi ad .Sew;, aeuc M TIES AND GUARANTEES DE Denmark Votes To Sdl Little Islands to U. S i i I CARRIES UN in RKFKHKND1 M VOTE IIITMI IMH-. IS (ia London,) lite ptcMaeitc heM (, rdu on (lie ipicMmii Of the -ah of the Dani-li Wc-i Indie- to the 1 lilted Sillies reunited III I'M:!. IIIIO Mile- CM In favor or Hie siiir mid 157 ooo against radl tie" j lion. ............ ., , i, ........ , I ISV MORNINU JOURNAL RRBCIAL IBAtCn WIRI' ( opelllinge n. Dee. II ( x III ltWltou, Iter. 15.) The unheal inn- at iniiliilglil More, aeeordlng In I he returns from the referendum, that a Iiiajorin I a ur the sale of the Danish We-I Indies to Hie l ulled stales. The result in lurl v -I hive miii iI- i knowS) ami m l three wank has there been n iiiainrilv against the -ale Ml (lie oilier- hnve giten n big mil -Joril) lor Hie sale. 'The new appeal of our enemies is not their first attempt In throw upon the entente powers the responsibility for the war they let loose. In order lo obtain the siippoit of the QeTRMS people, who are tired ,q' the war, the Berlin government many times has had recourse to fallacious words of peace, and has frequently, In order to animate lt troops, offered prospects; ! of an early peace. It promised peace when Warsaw was taken, when Serbia j was conquered, (OTgetting that lUOh ; promises unfilled would create pro found distrust. "In lis further efforts, which are similarly due to the same interested I consideration, the Herman government is obliged to carry this question mil-! side of ilermany. All the world PS j culls these attempts, notably Its Pal-; lions d'Kssal, which were sent up in i neutral countries, particularly the : I'nlted States. j 'Seeing the Insanity of such meth ods, which deceived nobody, Germany I attempted to create a peace atmo- sphere, which would allow her to con eelldatS her aggressive and Imperial- i istie lender cms, while sowing discord I between the allies, by seeking to make public opinion believe that separate, i r purlers were in progress between her and the entente powers. There jalso were persistent reports of a sep I urate peace. i "In view of the fuel, however, that the allies with strong unanimity re- these attempts, our enemies ; j,,,,, , ,mnk or J phfy today are a more serious plan making, in spile of their confidence In their military and I economic power, an appeal to the Cnlteel Slates, Brain and Switzerland, announcing I'li lr anxiety to enter Into I negotiations fen I eace. : "The lack of sb ci rity and the ob- I ject of tin. German proposals is gui- I dent, The e leiuy governments have ; need of heroil measures to complete tin. gaps in their armies, Germany Is projecting a sort of serfdom 111 the j gUtM of Compulsory military scrvle e. The German government, in order to ! uplift the hearts of Its people and to prepare It for fresh sacrifices, Is Striv ing to create a favorable atmosphere : w itli the following tin sis: We are struggling lor our Xlst- fence; we are proposing pea I fused lis. Therefore', the re I for the continuation of i in e; It Is re- iponslbtllty : war fallH ; upon our enemies.' j "The object pursued by Germany, however. IH clear. Shi' speaks of re- thOjepect f'r the rights of other nations, ar j but at the same' time she has already his j introduced into Belgium, Serbia, Mon tenegro and Poland a regime of terror ,111,1 violence. As lor tile llliuie, ,! - many has proclaimed an illusory inde- i lence ror Poland; she propose t! blatant ami arrogant tone. Chancellor divide Serbia between Bulgaria and V(1 , ;,. ,,ian n I loll weg's peace speech Austria, economically to subjugate Qffeni us much inooilragomeni when I'.elglum, and to i ede to liulgiirhi part : ,.onsldi. red from a military sialic!- of Rumanian territory, 'point," said Gen. iVetlerlcg D, slaur- "Everywhere the Idea of the hege-C Bbtef director or military opsra monj of (lermanj predominates, The tlons al the r.rTtish WAf'off Ice, in ih- latest speech of von Bsthmann-Holl- naanS With the Assoc iated Press to- 1 1 areg shon the true aspirations of the German government, But today, whon the sntento powers have proclaimed ; their unshakeable determination to' continue the war lo a successful end aim to prevent Germany from estab- llahlng her bsgsmony, no favorable ground exists for peace negol iat Ions. "OUT enemies knew of the Speeches ! of I.I land I yd-Oeorge, Hrlnnd ami iiozeiii.! ie statement of Tn-poff; they j were therefore assured that their pro- C(j ,K, summer On the Somine ancle posal WOUtd be unacceptable. II is so. (bey do nol like the prospeel. We al not because the entente powers Ihe ' increasing our forces ami our muni friends of peace are not Inclined that ! tiena ami an' improving our positions, amy, but because tin. peace offered j "Lately Independently, but from, by Germany is a snare for public opln- j aimtlar data, we and the Preneh have ion. That is Why the enemy govern-j computed Hi" He rman losses em the menta carefully avoid mentioning the Homme from and have arrived at sx- conditions of peac e. lactly the same results which may be i "We are sure that this new enter- expressed as follows: nnse ot I In- clisliirliers ol peace win i I e. ...) .... mha ., Ih,il el . .......li'liill i-..t e, in. ..lo- i ii,, , . ... . . . n . ; ed to failure, like, the previous efforts. j "The entente powesi would assume j a terrible responsibility before their, j people s, before ail humanity, if thev! aUepended the struggle against Her j manys latest attempt to profit by thi present situation to Implant her liege mony in lOnrepe.. All the innumerable; j sacrific es of the allies would be Bttlll fled by a premature peine' with the enemy, who is ex ha iisleel, but not yet I I brought down. ! "The flim di-terminatlon of the cn- ! lent,, powers to continue the war to i ii final triumph can be weakened bv no illusory proposals e,r the enemy." j I War Bisk hisniwwnr IIMhwr, I New York, Dec. 14. War risk ma - rlne Insurance is now up to li per cent for Mediieriaiiean ships and I from x lo 10 per cent for 1 1 a ns-AI bin - jtir cargoes, with ides based I vibuttion of ship and earg.e oil total and ncet on the latter only as heretofore. This is a higher level than that rem bed at any other time since August, 11H4. When with the beginning of the war, the rate wsut to M per ccut. ENTENTE ALLIES DESIRE TO KNQW GERMANY'S TERMS FOR ENDING WAR BEFORE ANY DECISIVE ACTION IS TAKEN THE PRESIDENT MAY FIND WAY TO SHOW DESIRE OF UNITED STATES FOR PEACE Teutonic Diplomats Indicate Central Powers Wish for Con ference by Representatives of Belligerent Nations, but Great- Britain. France and Russia Are Not Likely to Ac cede Unless Conditions Foreshadowed in von Bethmann Hollweg's Speech and Indicated by Embassies in Wash ington Are Specifically Modified, Is Opinion of Well informed at National Capital; Talk of Possible Armis tice Grows, but Without Apparent Basis of Hope. NO SAFE CONDUCT FOR AUSTRIAN AMBASSADOR Washington, Dec U. While. It U piactlally settled that no safe c onduct will be Issued liv Hie entente allied governments lo Count Tarnowski, the newly appointed embassador from Austria, ii is also confidential!) ex pected iii.it in- win be permitted to I a - through the blockade lines, like any other civilian pnssenger on the Danish steamship on which he will sail from Copenhagen for New York next Saturday. In this way will be avoided taAetn berresstng poicedenl ami debate in the parliaments that might be hrltloal of the governments of the entente powers. The decision not to issue formal safe conduct for Count Tariiawskl will leavt unimpaired the light or the Kronen government to persist in us refusal to permit the passage 1 1 rOUgt) the satente lines of fuuad Bey, whom the Turkish government has far some ttflU been seeking to despatch lo Washington as its ambassador. GERMAN OFFER British Genwal Says It Dis closes Teutonic Knowledge . ' rsrr of Ureat Aliieu unensive Spring, , t. mmnin kuiinl imgiau kSAita WIM! London. Dec, i t. ''Desplu Its (). , ,,,,, mjlary significance, ol the ,;(., ,..n ehancetloFa peace offering . (jf,n(.ra Maurice eontlnuedi "Of courses, until we receive definite ( ,,rnis il will be impossible for us toi n,,, Qerman ponce terms, The1 I military reasons which led to their ut ; tcrnn, i s certainly are not disc cnira r Ing Ua ll(4 "Tim Hermans know we are capable nt a artater offensive than we launch- "Tin. Iota ( ciinan loss In men was I..... -ne. eee.lt nrhlrtn oo llleleil lite i ! I oho e "",'J'i -.'i IS,t)sO prisoners. in material we took !! honvi guiiH, eighteen field piec e's and 1,411 machine gnus. Germany knows we KM prepared to in It Mitt a grealer of fensive at any place nil the western front than on the gomme." CALLES' CANDIDACY TO HAVE OPPOSITION v ' " leeSSM BSSSISi l0 weBI Douglas, A i i . 1 1. e . II. i ien. P Etllas caiies, who recently announced liis ciiiidiilai .en the liberal eonalltii- tlonaltst licket foi me novernorenip of 8onora probabls will i.. opposed bj ithie,' other prombieni Son,, runs at Ho Laloctioa in Pebruary, according in ar- (rivals from llci'uiosillo. loee ObrSgOn a brother eif Hen Al- vare Dbregon, Carransa a war ihIiuh- ter, Hen. I .i n I a linn 1 1 ill and ( HMI. Tgna- efo PesquetTalCVI saidto be pre pari ns to entet the race. HIM was formerly military governey of IMnona, while Pesquira eras sovernor .ni inte rim for several mouth. ENCOURAGED Bf OF PEACE TERMS CSV MOHNCNO IOURNAL- tPICIAL LIABIO " ' Washington, Dec, 14. Arrival of both the Herman and Austrian pe.,c i noies and broad intimations at tho j entente allied embassies that the pro posals of the central powers would not be flatly rejected without eaini I nation wore the outstanding develop- mi nts here today In the peace" move. i rmany's note, substantially tho same us the published texts, arrlvod by cabin in the etiety hours of tho morning, and Just as the slate depart ment was closing for the day, Auatrla's incite arrived. Secretary Lansing said lit was identical with Oermany'a and that neither contained any change In ; meaning from the keml -official ver ' stoma ; II was staled officially that neither Germany's nor Austria's note would be fofwardsd before tomorrow"! if in- I deed then, and there- was no indica tion that the president had made up his in. ml What action, If uny, hi would take iii transmitting the central power proposals lo the entente belligerents. Presldeiil MS Vdil Word. When. With the unnouii. . lie ul e,f the German proposals two" days ago. it appeared that the entente allies were Inclined tO rele t the offer riatly, II anneale d verv doubtful If President i Wilson could find a way to add a Wbrd of mediation III transmitting the nnics. wiib the apparent moderating : of that first attitude, as reflected In the British newepapers ami among tho entente Killed diplomats here, the way seems easier for the president to ex press in Soma Way the hope ol' tho United States that Hie proposal for a discussion tor pence will not be re jected without consideration In sikIi a step there is a likelihood of tho United States being supported b soma of the Kuropean neutrals. The min ister of one of 111, 'HI toda.v a- k' 'I bis SUP rnmeni tie authorise Mm to as- uJah, mI n.iili.rui. eece.nt II, j SHI,' Ml,' ei c-nccee ei t ... such ii move, and II Is oeiNVea twin are considering the same phase ol' the situation. oilier Neutrals Interested. The Spanish ambassador, Mr. Kiano, ami the Swiss minister, Dr. Hitter, both conferred With Secretary Lans ing today. Their governments also are afltlng us Intermediaries in Iriins tnltting the proposals. Whether the V ellMcussed the prospect of a neutral concert was not disclosed, hut the im pression prevailed thai in Urn absence or a decision by President1 vViisi.n in., subject was sc arcely more than toucli- " U o 1 The h inge in tho attitude ol tin, entente embassies, however, was ro gardod as the most Interesting devel opment pointing to the probable posl- ' the allies. It was Hull, aled thai lo avoid being placed in the pool -tion of flatly rejecting pence ocr : cures without knowing what is pro- posed, it was not improbable that after mature deliberation among themselves 'lice allies would make reply. Inquiring ! upon what basis a discussion Was sub- jested such action by tho allies, it wan pointed cent, would not bind them to a conferepoe, Hermans Waul Conference. The Herman view of the next ptob- able Step is that a selltatlves of all meetiug of repre the belligerents for a general die Should be pi c. pose d I CUBSlQn Of an approach for a basis of pe SOS. ( bi man off ie ia Is bile i'i atcdiy I have expressed tholr oonvtctlon that '.nice having gone thai far, the' iiiovc oieiil wniilil tesiill in an actual lie-aee oonference. The conviction of the al lied diplomats, ecu lb" other hand, is thai Germany's terms, as outlined by the Qefmaa embassy here and as in dicated by the tenor of the Herman chancellor's Speech, are such that diet ii salon Would be fruitful of no con il lusion. Hut before approaching thai i Mage, they s. em to agree than all ln- iqalry to the Central powers for more Information of their proposal will be Proper ami that will develop to- gether for the next step. leal Herman Means. The Herman emhassQ tontgh au I thoriaed the statemliM that il was certain. ..Iciiilil i eci esenlatlvea of the belligerents meet to discuss pouce terms thai c ue of the most import ant subjects for discussion would bo that of limited universal disarma ment T " Herman view is said to be lb it any peace would be worthli ss Whth did not Z.Ak- UBUtciiy vWitt-"