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VOL. XXXI, No. 208. CHATTANOOGA, -TEN N., THURSDAY EVENING. JUNE 26, 1810. THREE CENTS. Today's News Today Very Best Features DENOUNCE FLEET SINKING AS VIOLATION ARMISTICE Deliberate Breach in Advance of Conditions of , . -V. . Peace by Enemy. i Allies Notify Germany That They Possess Right to ' Punish the Persons Responsible for Scuttling of ; . Ships and to Collect Reparation for Loss. Paris,, June 26. -(A.P.) Germany has been-notified in a note sent today by the allies that they possess the right to punish the persons responsible for the destruction of the German ships and to collect reparation for the loss. The sinking of the fleet is denounced as a violation of the armistice and a deliberate breach in advance of the conditions, of peace. , ; When the .investigations .have been completed, th note says, the allies will exact the "necessary reparation." ' , . " A sharp note of warning is sounded hat a repetition of such violations of th armistice terms .as the scuttling of the German fleet and the burning of the French flags in Berlin "must have a very unfortunate effect upon thp future operation of the peace treaty Tsxt of Allied Not. , i The text of the letter Bent to . the German peace delegates fol lows: - "June 28, 1919. "Mr, President The terms of the armistice signed by Germany on the 11th of November, 1918, provided as follows: " 'Article 23 The German sur face warships which shall be specified by the allies and the United States aiall forthwith be disarmed and thereafter Interned' In neutral ports, or, failing' them. In the allied ports designated by", the allies and the United States. They shall there" remain under supervision by the allies and the United States, only care and maintenance parties being left on board. - "On June 21 the German war ships which had been handed over to the allied and, associated powers, at anchor in the road stead at Scapa Flow, with the Ger man care and maintenance par ties on board as provided In the armistice, 1 were sunk by. these parties under the orders of the German admiral in command, according to . the Information, which has been collected and transmitted by the British ad miralty. The German admiral in command of these parties of- the German naval forces has alleged that he acted in the belief that the armistice expired on June 21 at midday and consequently In hlr opinion the destruction in question was no violation of its terms. - , " , Germany Pledged by Article 23. 111 law, uvMuaii, t'J aisuii.pt ' the terms of Article 2S. .set out it- ..- r ,. : law, oermany, 'ny -signing - above, entered Into ynd.extaKjwLv; -itir inroine snips nauaea over iy ... her should remain in the poj'tb' ' Indicated by the allied and asso- elated powers and that care and maintenance parties should be left on- board with such instruc tions and under such orders as would Insure that the armistice should be observed. "The sinking of these Bhips Instead of their preservations, as had been .provided for, and In breach of the understanding em bodied In Article 1 of the armi stice against all acts of destruc tion constituted, at once a viola tion of the armistice,' the de struction of the pledge handed f ..over, and an act of gross bad faith toward the allied an.d asso ciated powers. ' " "The admiral in "command of the care and maintenance par ties belonging to the German na val forces has, while recogn z lng that the act was a breach of the armistice, attempted to jus tify it by alleging his belief that the armistice had come to an end. Justification Net Well Founded. "This alleged Justification is not well founded, as under the communlcatlfen addressed to the German delegation by the allied REVIEW OF PEACE SITUATION (By International News Service.) Reports from Paris indicate that the allies are uneasy over the failure of the Germans to name a delegation to sign the peace treaty, and the growth of revolutionary disorders throujrh- , out Germany following the an l.nouncement that Germany would f sign. Ths allies apparently fear that i a new revolution may upset the present German republic and make it necessary for the allies i either to recommence negotia ' tiong with a new regime or to , order Marshal Foch to advance into Germany with his armies. Paris dispatches yesterday re ported that the. allies were de termined to send a sharp note to Germany, if the personnel of the German peace delegation was not announced by last night, but thus far no news of the sending of this communication has been re ceived from the peace conference. The old Spartacari leaders In Berlin, who headed various revo . lutlonary movements which were put down by War Minister Noske, are now taking advantage of a SPllt between the majority so cialists, dominating the -present government and the reaction aries. A' combination of the ma jority socialists and the reaction- Sries made it possible to sup press the radical revolutionists a few months ago, but bitter strife baa broken out between the two factions, the reactionaries having i onnnsed acceptance of the Peace treaty. 4 That portion of the German army under reactionary control and representing the old Hlnden- burg-Ludendorff regime, threat ens, to abandon the majority so cialists, who have no great hold on the army, to the Spartacans, whose radical views have won them large bands of armed sup porters, former soldiers. The crown prince, Frederick Wil liam, sreh-exponent of German mili tarism, Is reported In Paris dispatches to have escaped from Holland to rmany, accompanied oy his staff ioers. ss ft Is suspected In peace conference lies that the crown prince plans ramatlc coup by which ha hopes overthrow the republic, restore and : associated powers on the lth of June, 1919, the armistice v would only terminate on refusal to sign the peace treaty, or if no answer were returned on the : 23d of Jurie at T o'clock. Ac cording to International law. as embodied particularly In Articles 40 and 41 of the regulations an need to the fourth Hague con vention of 1907, every serious violation of the armistice by one of the parties gives the other party the right to denounce it, and even In case of urgency to recommence hostilities at once. "A violation f the terms of the armistice by Individuals, acting on their own Initiative, only confers the right of demanding- the punishment of these offenders, and if necessary, in demnity for the losses .sustained. . It will, therefore, be open to the allied and associated powers to bring before a military tribunal the persona responsible for these acts of destruction, so that tne appropriate penalties may .,e Imposed. Furthermore, the Inci dent gives the allied and asso ciated powers a right to repara tion for. the loss caused, and in consequence a right to proceed to such further measures as the said powers may deem appro priate. v , . " " Deliberate Breach in Advance. "Lastly, the sinking of the German fleet Is uot only a -flo-latlon of the armistloe, but can only be regarded' by the allied and associated powers as a de liberate breach. In advance of the conditions communicated to Germany-and-ow accepted by- neft Furthermore, the Incident Is ;iot W Jsolated.HiotThew-nm; permission tot trie bmnTffg of the , ' French flags wnich uermany was to restor. constitutes an other deliberate breach In ad vance of these same conditions. . "In consequence, the allied and associated powers declare they take note of these signal acts of bad faith, and that when the investigations have been com pleted into all the circumstances they will exact the necessary reparation. It Is evident that any repetition of acts like those mvst have a very unfortunate effect vupon the future operation of the treaty which the Germans are about to sign. "They have made complaint of the fifteen years' period of oc cupation which the treaty con templates. They have made complaint that admission to the league of nations may be too long deferred. How can Ger many put forward such claims If Bhe encourages or permits de liberate violations of her written engagements Jfhe cannot com plain should the allies use the full powers conferred on them by the treaty, particularly Article 429, if she, on her side, delib erately -violates its provisions. (Signed) "G. CLEMENCEAU." monarchy, sound the call to arms, and defy the allies, counting - upon tho partial demobilization of the entente armies to enable him to make ef fective resistance. Though It Is pos sible the crown prince fled only In a desperate effort to avoid trial by an international tribunal some strength is lent the rumors of a military coup by an Amsterdam dispatch. This dis- j paten reports that the German east- j ern army corps Including troops ; Tlttonl Claims Allies Have Not Re from the regions It is proposed to j tui;nedavor,'.i, . , hn m fo Pnlnnrt hn. rtelrt ! Rome. June 2o.-;The position of Italy oppose the carrying out of the treaty provisions and that Gen. Von Lutwitz at attempting to form another Ger man cabinet. (By the Associated Press.) While the peace conference con tinues to be troubled over the failure of the GermBn plenipotentiaries to arrive at Versailles to sign the treaty, news comes of the escape to Germany from Internment In Hol land of the former German crown prlijce ' . no official advices of the coming of the signing of the treaty, therefore, can- German delegation, and plans for the not be announced definitely. Semi- 1 official Information received In Paris! is that the German delegates will ! arrive at Versailles m time for i. j formal signing to take place Setur- j day afternoon. The tentative hour' selected Is 3 o'clock. Announcement j was made In Berlin Wednesday night j that Foreign Minister Mueller and ' Colonial Minister Bell would leave j there Friday to go to Versailles to sign the peace treaty. Frederick William Hohcnzollern, who fled to Holland soon after his father, had been living on the island of Wlerlngen m the Zuydcr .ee. His escape Is regained In conference circles as having possible signifi cance, in view of other recent hap penings In connection with the Ger man situation. Full dctala of the manner of the escape are lacking. In the meantime there conic re ports of Increasing disorders In Ger- j many, unere was n ik" law lessness In Berlin Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, and battles oc curred between government troops and mobs. In Hamburg representa tives of the indstrial council l.ave seized the power. Government troops are being sent there to restore or der, It Is reported. TENSION IS ; HIGH IN BERLIN Volunteer Divisions, Abandon Capital to Mercy of the i Spartacans. BERLIN IS ARMED' CAMP . 0 , ..... T " ' '! Ministry Converted Into For- , tress, ' With ' Surrouriding s Streets Barricaded. ' '(By Alfred G. Andersen.) ; , Berlin. June 26. (I. N. 8.) Ru mors spread throughout Berlin early today that several volunteer divisions which hava been protecting the city against communist disorders, have resolved to dissolve and abandon Ber lin, to the Spartacans, who have been participating In the rioting going on here for. the last forty-eight hou 4 lien , icuueis uewucu u)ruii action. It was reported, followli resignation of Field Marshal Hlndenburg from the chief coi of the army. The war mlnistri tempting, to prevent the die tlon from spreading to other ic i In the army. Fears Civil Wa ' London. June 26. (I. 0 Berlin is a great arms' i- imp, with ths tension by C the communists and tha,"' jtion aries so great that a sirto.e shot may bring bloody civil war, said a Central Ntws dispatch from Berlin today. The communist soldiers' councils have distributed large quantities of arms and ammunition to soldier members and their civilian 'adher ents The government's position is growing more serious and some troops are deserting. The ministry of marine, has been converted Into a fortress and the surrounding streets are' barricaded. Government soldiers have occupied the newspaper . of fices.' .. ' ;" . -; As a result, of the railway strike the most important lines are tied up and the stations barricaded. It is-reported that Gen. Lue'tlwlts Is attempting to form a new govern ment with military support. Rioting in Berlin.' ' ' (Exclusive dispatches to the Inter national News Service from its Ber lin correspondent early yesterday brought first word of the outbreak of rioting In Berlin).. , A Reuter dispatch from Berlin re ported that sniping continued throughout the night from the roofs of houses and buildings all over the city. - ' Troops were called out to clear the Alexanderplats of an enormous crowd of rioters. Baads of looters held up the street. cars. There were frequent clashes between - the tronns ' and jcrowyJs of looters.- ''.L. rr.-m.. Workers Warned. Berlin. June 26. (A. P.) Up to 4 o'clock this, afternoon the strike of railroad workers failed to show slfns of spreading. Tho federation of rail way workers, the membership of which is 400,000, is opposing the strike and has called upon the work ers not "to permit themselves to be misledby political agitation or guilty of plunging the country into economic chaos." THREATS TO STRIKE Chicago May Be Deprived of Fire Pro tection. Chicago, June 26. Unless the city council takes favorable action on de mands for Increased wares made by pumping station and fire apparatus en gineers, Chicago Is threatened with a strike within the next twenty-four hours, which will deprive the city of water and Are- proter-'on. The en gineers have declared they will go on strike tomorrow noon unless their de mands are granted. LIEUT.-COL. HALL DEAD Killed in Automobile Acoident in Philadelphia. Philadelphia, June 26. Ueut.-Col. John Hundy Hall was killed early to day when his automobile was over turned in a ditch. He -was second in command of the 108fh field artil lery, which recently returned from service abroad; an assistant United States district attorney in this city, and was 46 years old. Col. Hall was a native of Lynch burg, Va. He was graduated from Washington and I.ee and later stud ied law at the University of Penn sylvania. He was a veteran, of the Spanish war. WHyTt ALT HAS LOST i at present is !'s fverl!. than at .the beginning or tne peace coniercnce oe Cfiuse the Italian in'!'1:,'" iiirn Ims ap proved nil tlint Gru't llritnin and Prance have askod In Asia and Africa, while thos powers have not acknowl edged th claims of Italy. Foreign Minister Tiltoni declared in an address to tho senate today. If this situation should continue, he added. Great Brit ain and France would be at peace and free to demobilize and to heal their wounds, while it would be impossible for Italy to do this because she would not be at peace. "I tell you the facts." the foreign minister s-ild, "but do not Judge. His tory will in time do that." Signor Tlttonl said he hoped the 'through tta IntfeVaUon or treaties, but because of her enormous sacrifices in blood and wealth. Wll I CTACj PRflQQ nFFRT L-LIO I Ho UnUoo ULOtn I Scattered Bands aathsrlna Mountain E) Paso Tcx June " 2. Scattered gma .hands of Vlllistas are marching 'southward across the Chihuahua desert to a rendezvous lg the mountains near yatevo, according to reports reaching iit.-io muuj. ji id in'iit'tcu Hie . iiiiBiua lnt"nd to attack Farral. lieliel troops are reported to have wrecked and burned a passenger train between Collma and Port Mansanillo. killing, wounding or rapturing the train guards and nearly all the passengers. Edward and Filbert S.nto, Americans, are reported to have bem captured by bandits who attacked the Itiick ranch, near Mexico City. It Is (.aid the Amer icans are being h'ld for ransom. INJUNCTION MODIFIED New York. June 2fi. The 1'nited Ptntes circuit court of appeals In tin opinion handed down today modified tho Injunction recently granted brewers by Federal Jurie Mayer aKalnft I'nltf.i Slates DiMiIrt Attorney CaflVy and Acting Collector of Internal reve nue MrF.lligott. The opinion of the hlKhcr court permits the prosecutor to proceed agninst alleged 'violators of the war time prohibition act. 7 . Y S . 7 f 9 X- 1 J ,. TIPPERARY TABOOED London. June J. Dveplte sug gestions by the local press, "Tip pcrary," the famous British war song, will not be played on the chimes of the famous Wnlllngs- borough chapel to celebrate the signing of the peace treaty. "Why not also a fox trot?" wrote the Vicar of Welllngsbor- ' otiKh, Indignantly rejecting the auggeiitlon. "I hasten to assure all and sundry that while I am vicar of Wellingsborougli, 'It's a Long Way to Tlpperary will never be played on the bells of the house of God. SPARTACANS SEIZE STATIONS Government Troops Ordered to Hamburgbut Their Ar-' : rival Is Doubtful. FIGHT OVER TOWN HALL Counter Revolution Expected to Follow Commencement of , Communist Revolt. 1 " '(By Alfred G. Andersen.) ' Berlin, June 26. Spartacan troops have seized the railway station at Hamburg, and it is doubtful if gov ernment forces ordered there to sup press rioting will arrive, said advices received here this afternoon. Exchange Building Damaged. London, June 26. (A. P.) The Btock exchange building at Ham burg, it is said, was damaged se riously in the fighting for possession of the town hall. The Industrial com mission reported In control there consists of twelve men. . In military circles In Berlin, a dispatch says, It Is asserted a coun ter revolution will begin as soon as a communist revolt against the gov ernment is started. Prefers Honorable Fall. Field Marshal Von Hlndenburg, in reply to a request rom Minister of Defense Noske concerning the allied rejection of German reservations In the peace treaty, said that in the event of a resumption of hostilities. according to a Berlin dispatch, the Germans would be able to reconquer Posen and maintain the frontiers o the east, but hardly would be able to reckon on success in the west. The field marshal is said.- to have added: ' ' " "A favorable issue to our opera tion is therefore very doubtful, but as a soldier I must prefer an honor able fall to an ignominious peace." A report from Berlin Wednesday said that Field Marshal Von Hlnden burg had resigned from the chief command. Later dispatches said Gen, Groener had succeeded him. ' Not Prolong Blockade. Gen. Vn Groener today resigned, his resignation becoming effective as soon as the military situation in the east is cleared. ' . ' , ' Von Groener fhsued an appeal to the people urging them to make every effort to fulfill the peace conditions and pointing out that each unful filled clause of the treaty will furnish an excuse for the allies to prolong the period of occupation of Germany and the length of the blockade. He also appealed to officers and soldiers to remain at their posts in the present crisis, declaring: "Unless we all work together, the signature of the treaty is worthless." Manifesto Issued, At the same time Prussian War Minister Reinhardt Issued a mani festo declaring: "We soldiers cannot reconcile these terms with our honor. This we must J aever forget. Nevertheless, I urge that officers and men remain at their posts until their terms of enlistment expire and they are relieved." Uelnhardt added that he agreed with Gustav Noske, war minister in the German cabinet, that T'rvsslan generals may apply for discharge without formalities .until July 23. but that he would reserve to himself the right of disposing of their applica tions. The government's appeal for every one to get to work was only answered by a new strike this morning. The Berlin railway depot employes quit work, leaving food cars on the tracks. NO SUGAR SHORTAGE Dearth of Sweets In Georgia Appears to Be Local Condition. In speaking of the sugar shortage that Atlanta, together with other places in Georgia, is experiencing now, a local giocervmen stated today that he does not believe the Chattanooga market will be affected. He says that the shortage Ik merely existing among the refiners, as there is no scarcity of the raw product.- or this reason, it will only be a short time until the refiners catch up with the demand. TThe local dealer states that from all reports the export demand for sugar is Just as great as ever, and it Is the general belief that it will be even greater In the Immediate future, as the preserving season is near at hand. The housewives, having been restricted In the use of sugnr last sea son, will want to obtain It in larger quantities this year. For this reason there may he a slight . increase in the price of sugnr. DRUGGISTS INDICTED Jackson (Mlsi. ) Dealers Charged With Violation of Antitrust Law. Jackson, Miss.. June 26. Charged with violating the antitrust laws in combining to raise prices of drugs on physicians' prescriptions, the grand Jury has Indicted a majority of the local druggists. Three Ice manufacturing concerns were indicted, charged with breaking antitrust laws. UKRAINIANS BREAK TRUCE Terms of Armistice With Poles Vio lated. Paris. June 26. The armistice en tered into several days ago by the Poles and I'krninians has been broken by advance on the part of the T'krainlan forces, according to information re ceived here today. RESERVOIRS COLLAPSE Million Barrels Oil Ran Out Into Bayou and Is Lost. Shreveport, La., Juno 26. Twenty five Independent oil companies lost $7!fl.00 when earthern reservoirs, con taining a million barrels of oil broke loose last night, emptying the oil Into the bayous. The oil was selling for 75 cents a barrel anil Is total kiss. The Stai:d.nv! OP. company was not effected. BIG LUMBER DAMAGE Baltimore. Md., June jr.. A disas trous fire in Tialtlmore's lumber dis trict was averted here today by the summoning of all the fire apparatus In the city. The flames swept a big warehouse before they could be con trfed and caused heavy loss, f MOB; LYNCHES Negro fiend Gov. Bilbo "Refused to Inter vene for Life of Girls' As A -sailant. THE CRIME IS CONFESSED Excitement High Throughout Mississippi Nothing Could Stem Tide. Ellisville, Miss., June 26, John Hartfield, negro, confessed assailant of a young white woman, was lynched by a mob here this afternoon. Hartfield was taken to the railroad trestle where he com' mitted the crime to which he confessed and was hanged to a girder. His , body was then burned. . : Jackson, Miss, . June 26. (A. P.) Gov. Bilbo stated this ' afternoon that he would not at- tempt to interfere with ths lynch . Ing of John Hartfield, negro as sailant of a young. woman of El lisville, scheduled to die at Ellis villa at 6 o'olook, "I am utterly powerless," said the governor. "Ths stats has no troops, and if the civil authori . ties at Ellisvill ars helplass, ths state is squally so. ' - "Furthermore, excitement is at such a ' high pitch throughout . south Mississippi that any armed ' attempt -to interfere with ths mob would doubtless result . in ths death of hundreds of persons. "Th negro hss confessed, says he is ready to die, and nobody can keep the inevitable from happening." , Two Farmers Caught Negro. EIllsvllIc, Miss., June J 6. (A. P.) Hartfield was suffering from gunshot wounds inflicted,, by Walter Crawley and Will Rogers, two farmers, who efected bis -capture. It, was estimated there were 3,000 strangers here today. . .v Leaders of various crowds assem bled here made no secret of their In tentions to lynch Hartfield, although they stated they probably would make no attempt to obtain posses sion ?f , the . prisoner until 4 or S o'clock. . '.' The authorities appeared powerless to control the crowds and could only appeal ts them to let the law take its courses., ; Leading; citizens, when reports were spread that plans were being made to burn, IhH negro, appealed to the. crowds not to attempt such ac tion. .('- -A i it.. . ) Officers; at ,&3lail, expressed its (l. belief that Hartfield would not live many hours, as ths gunshot wounds were more , serious than at first thought. Hartfield, It was stated by the offi cers, confessed to the crime, detail ing his movements for tho past ten days and confiding the names of the negroes who aided him. Two pistols and $20 were found in his pockets when he was captured. A subscription list has been started for the young woman assaulted by the negro. Nearly $1,000 was raised within a few hours. WILL TRY SOFT DRINKS Saloons to Change From Intoxicating to Nonlntoxlcatlng Liquors. Minneapolis, Minn., June 26. Slxtv per cent of the saloons and cafes in Minneapolis will remain open as soft drink parlors after July 1. according to announcements by proprietors today. The saloon men believe President Wilson will revoke the wartime prohi bition order and that they eventually will bo able to resume selling liquor. In the meantime they plan to store their liquor stocks in warehouses. 0BREG0N TO SPEAK , Candidate for President to Arrange Campaign Dates. El Paso, Tex., June 26. Gen. Alvaro Ohregon, former mlnlster.of war in the Carranza cabinet, anounced today from his home in Sonora that he will go to Mexico City before July 1 to begin a speaking campaign for the presidency of Mexico. Gen. Ohregon probahlv will oppose Gen. Pablo Gonzales, who Is regarded as Carranza's candidate, GENEROSITY OF FORD Auto Manufacturer Will Turn Over to Government 58 Per Cent, of Profits. Washington. June 26. Henry Ford will turn back to Lthe government his share 58 per cent. of the war profits made by his Detroit plant. The auto mobile manufacturer requested the sec retary of the treasury to assign an ac countant to ro over the honks of the I company to determine Just what his proms were, it was announced this aft ernoon. The matter was turned over to Com missioner of Internal Kcvenue Roper, who instructed his representative at Detroit to assign an accountant. GERMAN TO BET TAUGHT Richmond, Va June J6. The Virginia state board of education has voted to continue the study of German in the state high schools, the course to be of four years' duration. 4. x OFFERS BILL TO PREVENT PRIZE FIGHT JULY 4. Washington, June 26. A resolution requesting the gov ernor of Ohio to prevent "the threatened desecration of the nation's birthday" by a prize fight between Willard and Dempsey, at Toledo, July 4, was introduced today by Rep resentative Randall, prohi bitionist, California. Showers, Says Billy 'Possum; Listen, friend; haven't you any thing else to do, except every time you meet mo, tell me something blue? Don't you know you can't make it in this world of stiifc by always look ing on the dark Bide of life? If vou can't see anything except somfthing sad, then you're engaged In a business that'a mighty bad. In nry opinion, a calam ity yeller is not a bit better than a chronic Joke teller. The weather? Continued showers tonight and Friday, with little change In temperature FREDERICK WILLIAM HOHENZOLLERN : LEAVES HOLLAND; NEWS MUELLER IS SELECTED AS GERMAN PEACE DELEGATE Envoys Will Leave Berlin Friday and Arrive at Versailles Saturday Morning. Dr. Bell, Herren Leinert and Geisberts Others Named. Efforts Being Made for Signing of the Treaty at 3 P.M. Saturday Gen. Groener Resigns. Berlin, June 26. (By the Associated Press.) Hermann Mueller, the foreign minister, and Dr. Bell, the colonial minister, it was announced last night, have been selected as the German envoys to sign the peace terms. Any Objeetlon to SundayT (By John Edwin Nevlp.) Paris. June 26. (I. N. S.J Secre-, tnry Hanlel von Halmhausen, of the German peace commission at Versail les, today notified the big three the new German peace delegation, which will sign the treaty will be made up of Hermann Mueller, minister of for. elgn affairs; Herr Leinert, and Johann Geisberts, minister of posts and telegraphs, 'Geisberts has reached .Versailles, and the other two members are about to leave Berlin. They will arrive here Saturday morning and unless presi dent Wilson Interposes an objection, it appears likely that the peace treaty may be signed on Sunday, Announcement of the personnel of the new German delegation was con. veyed to the big three this forenoon by Paul Dutasta, secretary of the peace conference. The big three im mediately went into session to con sider details of the ceremony. , Premier Lloyd George asked Presi dent WllsgjL If he would object to signing the treaty on Sunday. The president has not yet replied but It Is' believed he may consent If It Is found Impossible to have the cere mony on Saturday afternoon. Hold Huns Responsible for Failure To Withdraw From Polish Territory . Paris, June 26. (A. P.) The German peace delegation hag been informed in a note from Premier Clcmenceau that the German government will be held strictly responsible for unofficial support of any movement against Polish authority in the terri tory given Poland in Posen and in East and West Prussia. T... . U.,ninn n Poland. I , t ...,....a "Mr. President: ' The allied and associated powers feel that It Is neces sary to direct the attention of the German government to the fact that the Polish authorities have come into possesssion of tho attached official German :h, which states that while the German government means to sign the .w,t., ti.n inteni fn irlvp unofficial suDDoi't bv all the means In thoir dispatc peace treaty power to local movements of resistance to the establishrsu nt of Polish au thority In the territories allotted to Poland in roHon and in East and West Prussia and to the occupation of upper Silesia by the allied and associated powers. , "In view of this Information the allied and associated powers think It necessary to inform the German government that they will hold them strictly responsible for seeing that at the time Indicated in the treaty all troops and all officials Indicated by the allied commission are withdrawn and that in the event of local disturbances in resistance to the treaty no support or assistance to the insurgents is allowed to pass across the new frontier into Plfl"signed) ' " O. CI.EMENCEAU.. The telegram referred to In the foregoing letter follows: "Posen, June 21, 1919.. The government will sign. Nevertheless Horsing (provincial president) will proclaim for Silesia and Wig (provisional president), for western and eastern Prusssla,' war against the east. The government will officially dc clarre Its opposition hut will unofficially support the action by every means. "Horsing has telegraphed today: 'Rend my large parcel to Brcslnu.' " Signing of Peace Means Beginning of Vast Struggle to Wipe Out Hatred (By Herbert Bayard Swope, by Telegraph From N. Y World, Copyrighted.) Paris, June 25. No one In Paris, least of all President Wilson, thi.nks that the signing of the treaty means the end of all difficulties. On the con trary, the understanding is clear that with tho signing of the treaty tho heaviest part of after-war effort is to be faced. The treaty's execution will bring to an end negotiations over certain physical details, but will mifrk the beginning of a vast spiritual struggle to bring the world beyond the phase of hatred and distrust which now exists. How far the treaty may aid in that direction is a grave question, but there is more balm in prospect than ap pears at first glance. There Is not an objective-minded student of the conditions as imposed who is not certain that thetreaty documents possess sufficient flexibility to enable It to be bent to good purposes, provided the conduct of the Germans Justify such action. One who has been intimately concerned with the composition of the treaty said to me this evening that within four months or at least six months sufficient changes would be effected in the instrument calculated to alleviate those conditions bearing heaviest upon defeated Germany. Three U. S. Divisions Will Remain East of RhineUntil Peace Is Signed Coblenz, June 25. (A. P.), Thi three American divisions which were concentrated east of the Hhine in the American bridgehead area will remain there until the peace treaty Is actually signed, according to an announcement made here. As soon as peace Is signed the Americans will begin to return to the quarters they occupied before the concentration of a week ago, which was ordered by Marshal Foch in preparation for an advance Into Germany should the Germans not accept the peace con ditions. It is expected the troops will remain in these quarters until orders come to start for home. The Third army consists of five di visions and the auxiliary units of the All Eyes on Versailles, Where Huns Will Attest Their Capitulation (Rv Lincoln Eyre) Taris, June 25. (Hy Telegraph From X. Y. World, Copyrighted.) All eyes are turned toward Ver sailles, where, in the hall of mirrors of J,ouls XIV, that grandiose monu ment of kingly grandeur, the envoys of the German republic, with bowed heads, will attest their country's hu miliating capitulation. A hundred French workmen, skilled in the science of rearranging and renovating ancient chateaux for mod ern uses, are putting a final polish on the slightly faded magnificence of royalty's most splendid residence. Scores of them are scrubbing the dusty cobblestones of the courtyard so that on "the day" t e pavement will glisten. As far as Versailles is concerned the treaty could be signed today, for everything is in complete readiness for the ceremony. According to the protocol the Ger man delegates cease to be enemies as soon as their signatures have been subscribed to the peace terms. Dip lomatic relations being automatically They will leave Berlin I-riday. Berlin. Wednesday, Juna 25. (A. P.) Gen. Groener, who succeeded Field Marshal Von" Hlndenburg as German chlef-of-staff. , hag tendered his resignation to President Ebert, but has agreed to remain at his post until the situation in the eastern provinces becomes stabilised. Satisfied at Assuraness. Paris, June 26. (A. P.) Efforts were being made today to arrange for the stgnlng of the peace treaty at i o'clock Saturday afternoon. The council of three is apparently satis fied with geml-offlclal assurances the Germans would be on hand. Although the unofficial Intimation received was the German signatories probably would be Hermann Mueller, the foreign secretary, and Herr Oels berts, and Herr Leinert of the old delegation, it developed today . Herr Geisberts who had remained at Ver sailles for a time, had left there for Germany, A third man will be named however to accompany Herr Mueller and Herr Leinert, it Is indicated. Amsterdam, June 26. The German eastern arm corps having refused to support the peace treaty, Gen. Von Lutwlts is reported to be engaging In the -task of forming a new .cabinet. - . ... inn:., jtiih Third corps, approximately 160,000 men. Transportation oflicers said that the divisions and various units could be out of Germany by Aug. 1 if general headquarters gave orders to that effect. According to present plans, the Fifth division, which occupies part of Luxemburg, will start for France probably within a day or two after peace is signed. Tho Third and Fourth divisions will lie the next -to move westward. The First and Sec ond divisions, which hold the east bank of the Rhine, will be the last to depart in the event that no com plete American division is to remain in Germany as part of the perma nent army of occupation. renewed by the. signing of thetreaty, the German embassy in Paris will tie opened Immediately, and the unfor tunate Teuton Janitor who has been cooped up In the building fur nearly five years will have a chance to stretch his leps. REVIEWED BY BISHOPS CohiiMlHi.'i, u., June 2ii. This was "Bishops' Day" at the Methodist Cen tenary celebration here. Methodist Kplscpal olliclals, scores of bish ops, hundreds of district superintend ents and ministers leva wed a spectac ular "procession of the nations'' und joined in a mass meeting. It was said that nearly every bishop of the church whs in attendance, the l:u est romcre gation ot Mclhodi.-t bishops ever held. The bishops vull discuss church recon struction problems. Attendance at the centenary was swelled today by the arrival of many visitors from the south, a simile auto mobile caravan from louiaville bring ing more than 2all people. Another car avan of twenty automobiles arrived from Tennessee CAUSES STIR REGARDED AS SIGNIFICANT, Escape of Eldest Son of Ex Kaiser to Fatherland Pres ages New Tangle. w - PLOT OF THE'MIUTARIST3 Would Embarrass Allies in Putting Peace Treaty Into Effect in Germany. Pariss, June 26. (A. P.) Frederick William .Hohenzol lern, the former German crown prince, ha escaped from Hoi. land and made his way into Ger many. . News of the escape of ths ex-crown prince caused a con siderable stir in peace confer ence circles. While it is not fell he is a figure around which the reactionaries and monarchists would gather enthusiastically, nevertheless his act is regarded as an event of considerable sig nificance in view of other Ger man recalcitrancy. Washington Knew of Plan. Washington, June 26.(A. P.) Confidential reports that the former German crown prince and also probably the former emperor would attempt to re enter Germany after the signing of the peace treaty were re ceived recently by government officials here. This becamo known today after an Asso ciated Press dispatch telling of the escape of the German crown prince had been re ceived. Military Cstte tn Plot. Mints have come from Germany within ths last few days that , the 'military cast hereT"wourd not ba averse to bringing about a -military situation within the former empire that would embarrass the allies In putting the peace treaty Into effect, and It seems not Improbable that the move mado by the ex-crown prince Is connected with some such plan. Tho former crown prince made his way into Holland shortly after the signing of the armiutice lust Novem ber and was Interned there by the Dutch government, taking up his res idence on the island of Wlerlngen, in the Zuydcr Zee. Denied Intention to Abdicate, Two days before the armistice was signed, a decree Issued by the Ger man imperial chancellor, Prince Mux of I!aden, announcing a decision of the former Uerman emperor to abdi cate, stated: "The Imperial chancellor will re main in office until the questions connected with the abdication of the kaiser, the renouncing by the crown prince of the throne of the German empiro and ot I'russia, and the set ting up of the regency have been settied." ' ' This generally was accepted by the public as an ottlcial announcement ot the crown prince's Mention to re nounce his rights to tho succession. Later, however, the crown prince de nied any such Intention In an Inter view given to the Associated Press correspondent at Oosterland, Holland, Dec. 3. 1318. Ex-Crown Prince Quoted. At that time the crown prince said: "I have not renounced anything and I have not signed any documents whatever." "However," he continued, "should tho Gorman government decide to form a republic similar to the United States or France, 1 should be per fectly content to return to Germany as a simple citizen, ready to do any thing to assist my country. I should even be happy to work as a laborer in a factory. "At present everything appears chaotic in Germany, but 1 hope things will right themselves." Notwithstanding this categorical statement the semiolliciul Wolff bu reau of JJcrlin three days later Issued what was said to be the exact text of the crown prince's renunciation of his rights to the throne. This docu ment read: "I renounce formally and definitely all rights to the orown of Prussia and the imperial crown which would have fallen to me by the renuncia tion of the emperor-king, or for other reasons. , "Given by my authority and signed, by my hand; done at Wlerlngen, Dec. 1. 1918. WIL.HELSI." Once Correctly Stated. "The ex-crown prince has given nu merous interviews to various corre spondents since his arrival in Hol land and has complained in some In stances of having been misquoted. As regards the Associated Press In terview mentioned, however, the cor respondent who obtained it holds an autographed letter from the ex crown prince in which the latter states that in this interview he was quoted correctly In every particular. Holland Accountable? The former German crown prince was interned by the Dutch ', government on the island of Wieringen and if he preserves his statue as a soldier, the opinion of international law authorities is that the Netherlands government , may be held accountable by the associated powers for his escape. It was explained that the rules of war and neutrality require the gov ernment of any nation that affords) asylum to a fugitive soldier to intern him for the period of the war, ami that in this instance that period (Continued on Page Ten.