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PEACE, SAYS BRYAN Addresses the International Conference That Is Ar ranging Celebration of 100 Years of Peace New York, May 9.—William Jennings Bryan, speaking at a dinrfer given to night in honor of the foreign members of the international conference that Is arranging the celebration of the 100 years of peace among English-speaking peo ples, declared that "the new peace plan offered by President Wilson to all na tions is the latest and longest step to ward peace.” “It contemplates time for Investiga tion and deliberation,” he said, "and this makes the possibility of war remote.” Mr. Bryan's subject was "Press To ward Peace." He said that the part of the United Htates in the eausw of neces sity would be large because "more than any other nation it had a population which is attached by blood to nearly all other nations." Peace fot* all time between the United States and Great Britain was the key note of other addresses of the evening delivered by Lord Wear-dale, chairman °f the English delegation; Sir Edmund Walker of Canada, Sir George Houstoun livid of Australia, anti Judge George Gray of Delaware. Tonight's function marked the last of many that have engaged tlie delegates here during the last week, for tomorrow they start for Boston. Unstinted Applause More than 500 men and women, most of them of countrywide distinction, were in attendance and unstinted applause greeted all remarks that emphasized the cordial relations between the two na tions and the cause of universal peace in general. The enthusiastic singing of "America ’ and "God Have the King" was on© of the features of the evening. Flags of Great Britain, the United States, Can ada. Australia ami Belgium, where the treaty of Ghent was signed in 1814, dec orated the banquet hall. Joseph H. Choate, former ambassador to Great Britain, acted as toastmaster. At his left sat the new British ambassa dor, sir Arthur Cecil Spring* Rice, and on his right M. Da Gama, the Brazilian ambassador, dean of the diplomatic corps at Washington. Other members of the diplomatic corps. Ambassador Page, mem bers of the foreign delegations, United Htatos senators, judges from several states and the governors of ttvo wfere interspersed at the speakers' table. Mr. Bryan was introduced after the banqueters had drunk a toast to the King of England and the President of the United States. («reat Forces at Work The Secretary of State said in part: "We have three great forces at work throughout the world, forces at work con stantly ami irresistibly and every one of these forces makes for peace. I bring them before you—a growing intelligence and increasing understanding of the doc trine of brotherhood and a growing power of the people to control their destinties through the control of their government. This* nation must be wilttng to extend its hand'to all those who come from any1 direction in the interest of peace. No nation shall outstrip us in its advocacy Of peace. “No other nation is better situated or better prepared to set an example in the interest of peace than this, and 1 am glad on this occasion to make ref erence to the act of our President that embodies that thought in language. "Two weeks ago yesterday at his direc tion, l summoned the representatives oi lit; nations represented at Washington that I might for him simultaneously present through them to their governments a proposition in which the President ex presses not only his willingness, hut his desire to enter into agreement witn every other nation great or small that so far as our nation and that contracting na tion is concerned there will be no war. no declaration, no commencement of hos tilities until the question in dispute has been investigated by an international tribunal and Its report made known. Long Step Toward Peace "Now, I believe that this proposition Is a long step in the direction of peace. It does not mean to take the place of arbitration treaties—make all you can— submit to arbitration every question Which you can agree to submit—but when you are through you will find at least we have found thus far, that there are certain questions that are excepted. And they are. so important that they them selves become the cause of war. "It is the purpose of this plan to close the gap and to leave no question to become a cause of war. It ifc the belief of the President that when the treaties have been made between this nation and all oilier nations severally by which there will be investigations before hostilities begin, that war will become practically impossible. 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Mr. Wilson's own friends and advisers are divided on the issue arid some have told him they side with President Taft who vetoed the same measure because he regarded it as class legislation, the pro vision in it exempting labor unions and farmer^’ organizations from prosecution with funds set aside for the enforcement of the Sherman anti-trust laws. The impression that came from some of the President's callers today was that while he would sign the bill, it would be with a protest outlining his objections against the attaching of any such legisla tion in the future to supply bills. The President is reported to have taken the position that inasmuch as the House has passed the bill three times, once over Mr. Taft's veto and the Senate has approved it twice, he should yield to the apparent determination of Congress to enact the bill. It also was stated at the capltol by those who have recently discussed the subject with the President that he does not feel any principle of substantive law is involved by the exemption clause which is effective only for the short period of the appropriation and that if labor unions or farmers’ organizations violate the anti-trust laws they might bo prosecuted by the use of other funds. MOROS SUPPLIED WITH RIFLES BY GERMANS Seattle. Wash., May 9.—Capt. R. O. T. Mann of the Philippine constabulary, who arrived from Manila today on the steamship Rado Marti, said the Moros in their recent outbreaks In the southern Philippines used Russian-Jnpanese war rifles supplied to them by a German firm of speculators who had bought the old rifles after the war. The captain said 2000 of these rifles were'in the hands of the Moros when they revolted several months ago, and it is proving difficult to gather them In. He dealt at length with the income tax and advocated u graduate income tax, which would Include all incomes of more than $1000, on ground that “every body ought to contribute something: 111 order that he may feel more responsibility in the government because of his pay ment." Professor Taft discussed characteristics • >f present day men In Congress, declaring that they pay too much attention to what their constituents want, lie said: “They coddle the people and fail to tell the truth to them. Many men In Con gress now flatter the people so much that they finally come to believe they are vic tims of others. Ultimately, however, the people will find out and will reverse their action on these men.” ^ and it gives a chance also for the opera tion of public opinion, which is increas ingly for peace. • • Jt is the hope of those who believe In the plan that when it is adopted be tween this nation and other nations It will then he adopted by other nations between themselves until all nations of the earth will be knit together by these agreements and people will know war no more.” Cardinal Gibbons, In a letter express ing regret that he was unable to be pres ent, said: •Let Brittannia and Columbia join hands across the Atlantic and their out stretched arms will form a sacred arch of peace which will excite the admira tion of the nations and will proclaim to the world the hope that with God's help the earth shall never more be deluged with bloodshed in fratricidal war.” New York, May 9.—Prof. Hugo Mun sterheig of Harvard, a German citizen, today told the American committee ar ranging for a celebration of ion years of peace among English-speaking peo ple that there were many “unEnglish people” who regarded the mod merit as a forerunner of an alliance between Eng land and the United States antagonistic to Germany. While he regarded such a view as ab surd Professor Munsterberg added lie warned them to proceed carefully. “We should go ahead,” said Professor Mun Fterberg, “to avoid every appearance ot this movement being pointed at non English descendants in this country. There is not the slightest doubt but that there is a certain distrust and a cer tain fear that this movement would bring about friction in the direction of those who are not of English descent. They fear they would he brought 'into a second line' as if they were citizens of the second class. I feel assured that this Is far from your view, but the crowd misunderstands. Understanding Absurd “’Inhere are many** who believe that the purpose of the whole movement Is to bring America to the service of England in order to fight Germany. That is cer tainly a most absurd understanding and it would be most unfortunate if such a view should gain more strength. There has been a century of peace, with Eng land, but peace between Germany and this country has never been broken. I hope that those who are responsible for the details of the movement will not overlook the possibility of dangers.” Mr./ Carnegie, presiding, replied to Dr. Munsterberg: "We are so inno cent of the charge,” ho said, "that wo cannot lmagin^/that any person would; suspect us. The American has no pref - erence, I might say. I suggest that the proposed monuments which are to, commemorate the 100 years of peace; of the past, also say this: "‘With abiding faith in unbroken! peace with all nations for centuries to come.’ 4 That will relievo you, professor. "We have no more patriotic Amer icans than the German people." Peabody Speaks George Foster Peabody, replying to Professor Munsterberg. said: "I am sure we are all under obliga- \ liens to Professor Munsterberg. The , whole world has been indebted to the I professor again and again because of his keeness in criticising and bringing ! out points that had hardly the shadow I of suspicion behind them. Nevertheless, the shadow of suspicion is the chief cause of war, as we know. Does It ■ not bring before our minds then, the ! instant service this great body car. do by spreading the peace sentiment! in connection with the undercurrent which a few -people are now trying to j spread abroad as regards the relations ol' this country and Japan?" The executive committee of the con ference today approved tentative! plans suggested earlier In the week, for in ternational features of the celebration, which, however, will be subject to re vision before the foreign delegates leave for their homes, I wo Monuments Ab now arranged the plans include erection of the monuments, identical in design and inscription, one in Washing ton and one in London. The foundation stones are to be laid at the same time by the President of the United States and the King of England, respectively, and In recognition of the significance of the moment, if Is planned that the English speaking world shall cease business for five*minutes. Other methods of celebrating the one hundred years’ peace are the institu tion of exchange of professorships and traveling scholarships for journalists; the compiling of a history of the one hundred years, the erection of commem orative tablets as memorials to indi vidual events; religious services; a commorative celebration in Ghent, where the treaty was signed in Decem ber, 1814, and the erection of perma nent memorials- and monuments along the American Canadian frontier, in cluding arches over the Quebec-MIgnU and Vancouver-Los Angeles highways* where they cross the boundary, and bridges at Niagara Falls and Detroit. At the latter point the plans call for water gates and possibly a tunnel. DEMOCRATS PREPARE FOR NEXT CAMPAIGN (Continued Front Pace One) sufficient number of others who fa vored early reorganization to force i call. No date was fixed for the next meeting of the - committee. Washington, May !).—The democratic congressional committee met tonight to reorganize for the next national cam paign. The keynote of the meeting was sounded in a statement read by Hepre sentatiye I.loyd of Missouri, the retiring chairman of the committee, explaining President Wilson's position regarding the work of tiie committee. This statement of administration views, to which President Wilson gaae ids appro val today made, it clear that the Presi dent had no preference of candidates for chairmanship of the committee and set forth that# the main idea was to accom plish effective work by united action in the coming campaign and that senators should he among members of the con gressional committee, inasmuch as va rious states have provided for popular vote for 1’ntted States senators. Mr. Lloyd presided. He already had announced that he was not a candidate for re-election. Make Views Piiblic Some of those instrumental in bringing! about the meeting urged the importance of providing for a great campaign of, publicity in support of the Underwood | tariff revision bill. They favored send-i ing to the people through the country! newspapers, statements regarding thej party record on the bill and, among j other things, the differing views of the] minority in the House on the tariff. Following is the new membership of j the committee: Senators—Missouri, Stone: Virginia, Martin; J'exas, Culberson: Nevada, New lands; Alabama. Bankhead; Oklahoma. Owen; Oregon, Chamberlain. Representatives—Alabama, Richardson; Arizona, Hayden, Arkansas, Floyd; Cali fornia, Raker; Colorado, Taylor; Con necticut, Reilly; Delaware, Broekson: Florida, Clark;^Georgia, Lee; Illinois. Sabath; Indiana, Cline; Iowa, Peper. Kansas, Taggart; Kentucky, Johnson; Louisiana. Watkins; Maine. McGillicuddy. Maryland. Covington; Massachusetts, Murray; Michigan. Doremus; Minnesota. Hammond; Mississippi, Candler; Missouri, Russell; Montana, Evans; Nebraska, Lo beck; New Hampshire, Reed; New Mex ico. Ferguson; New Jersey, Scully; Nek York, Goldfogle; North Carolina, Webb; Ohio, Sharp; Oklahoma, Weaver, Penn sylvania, Difenderfer; Rhode Island, O'Shaughnessey; South Carolina, Finley, Tennessee. Houston; Virginia, Flood; Wis* consin, Burke; West Virginia, no selec tion. In his statement Representative Lloyd said: “About April 20 I gave notice that the new democratic congressional com mittee would meet for organization on the evening of April 29. About 1:30 in the. afternoon of April 29 the Presiden* called me to the phone and asked that the meeting be postponed in order that there might be a conference in regard to the work of the two committees— ’he national and congressional—some what along the lines of that which was agreed upon during the last cam paign. Notified of Postponement "In obedience to that request, I not! fie<l every member of the committee that the meeetlng would be postponed, since then I have conferred with the President and he requested that there be further postponement of tlie reor ganisation. He desires this done that tiieie may be perfected a better sys tem of congressional organization that" would more completely interest (he Senate and enlarge the scope of thc congrcssional committees and work by making it a specific part of its task to elect senators as well as members of the House of Representatives. The committee is composed of one repre sentative from ear'll state who has a democratic member in Congress. The President suggests for consideration tb it it might be well to have a sen ator on the committee from each state which now has a democratic member in tlie .Senate or will elect one in 39H. Tlie President disclaims any purpose to promote or defeat the ambition ot any person for position with the com mittee and states he feels sure tlmt any suggestion that any of the lead ers of the House have become parti san:! In connection with tlie affairs of tlie committee for the preferment of any one man is likewise without foun dation. He is anxious that the or ganization of the party shall be per fected so as to make it most effective and the plan he has suggested Is cer tainly worihy of consideration.” Hr. IJoyd urged the committee to avoid friction, secure harmonious ac tion and -pursue that course which will tend to unify and hulld up the party Whatever is done tonight,” lie added "1 beg you to do it In the interes* of the party and (he country." NEW YORK POLICE INSPECTORS GIVEN MAXIMUM_SENTENCE (Continued from Page Oae) Sweeney. When it «am« time for Slop to testify before the grand Jury, he had fled. He was found at Atlantic City, brought back to New York and testified that Sweeney and Ills three co-defendants had raised a fund and hired him to remain out of the state. Placed in Prison Shackled in pairs, Murtlia with Sween ey, Thompson with Hussey, the four ex inspectors were taken from the Tombs to Blackwell Island, where they reached thdr cells within five hours from the time they were sentenced. Hirst they were placed In a prison van ami tak to police headquarters, where they were photo graphed, measured and their finger prints taken In the customAy way. Murtha. be fore going to the penitentiary, was al lowed to visit his homo In Brooklyn where six of his eight children are ill. Distort Attorney Whitman said tie would move at once the trial of Peter .1 DufTy, a police sergeant, indicted on a charge of bribery. Duffy is accused of having collected graft for Sweeney. This Is expected to he the last of the so-called graft trials held until a.'ter the summrr vacation of the criminal branch of the supreme court. Tennis Players Arrive Ne.w York, May 9.-A. B. Jones and Horace Rice, members, and E. W. Hicks, manager, of the Australian tennis team that will compete In the preliminaries for the Davis cup next month, arrived in New York today from Australia by" way of California. The team probably will proceed Monday to Philadelphia, fori a week's play before going to Boston. • —— — ■■■■ ■— — ■»■■■— —-——--— There’s a Best for Every Man GET YOURS Time cannot harm the beauty of a good suit. It will have shapeliness and individuality the day you throw it away. Only one thing to do, then, and that’s to \ purchase a Saks Suit, for the clothes beauty here is hand-tailored into them. From the fabric to finish every garment is ideal. In our | $15 & $20 Suits You’ll find youthful lines that add a touch which young men want and which older men refuse to do without. 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