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The Evening Journal
WEATHER
Circulation
Yesterday
Non-Returnable
18,004
fur tonluht mid Sunday; idl
ing temperature today ; gentle
to moderate variable winds.
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WILMINGTON. DELAWARE, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20. 1919.
16 PAGES.
TWO CtNTS.
THIRTY-SECOND YEAR. NO. 163.
SENATE COMMITTEE AGREES ON PEACE MOVE
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16 PERSONS DIE
IN TRAIN SMASH
IN UPPER MAINE
More Than Score of Others Injured
When Freight Locomotive Plows
Through Immigrant Special on
C'nnnrfinri Dnrtfic* IVtnnU of
UUtU * *
m • it » m pj «r *1. T t-, st *■»
Urns Burned to Death W hen
I
Wreckage Takes Fire
MONTHEAL. Ü...; «U-Sixl.d-n !.OWOW|
- .rifle trains today. near Unawa.
dne. and more than a score Injured.
'roordlng to information received
-, a ■ i d.' ..frying pa" ng- rs from
Canadian- Pacific steamer. Empress
, i'o. Tt.;. N .;i^Ä:-opÄecnÄ
..id forward ears of the special. The
■ . », a .
The fdtowtog statement wa- Issued
. the Can.diet, P„rifle offices here:
•At TKi u'clock this morning, one
i. ille east of Gnavva. Maine, a freight
am col.lded >.v:th a special train from
Johns, carrying steerage passen
s. who landed from .he steamship
went
' npress of France and were bound for
west. The freight train ■■■!
,rough the engine and two cars of the.
eeial. As the wires are down as a
,ult of the accident lh<- number of
has been ascertained
Spring. -
Plans for the new building of the Ï
W. C. A. have been completed by F.«l
ward Cunhy May, archllerl. The plar
call for a five, story lire proof build-,
ing of granite and brick. The slle'"'
will be Hie plot of ground on the easlj
«idc of King street lielwcen Ninth and
Tenth.' ovv I l.v the ,(-..(•:, lion.
The new structure will be up-to-dala!
wlto\Hed W wali;\Âc W mo.T n mÆ
•n' lhJd of Sterilizing the water will be-*
found in the basement of the new
WM"» ...
Th* »perlt! feature of the propot»«!
structure will be the cafeteria, for
••vhlch lhe most modern arratigeni« nN
have been made. The V \\. C. A. Cafe
Ha at Ninth and Shipley streets has*
'suallies has not yet been ascertained
Helief trains left al «mce from
relief
liere.
Urovvnvllle, Maine and Mcganltic, gue -
Ice. with doctors, nurses, and
Mtpplies of all kinds."
PLANS READY FOR
y.W. LA. HOME
_—
Modem Building to Go Up
Soon on King Street
Site
WILL BE FIVE
STORY STRUCTURE
Wilmington builders report a very
«lull trade at present owing to the
usual reason of the high cost of labor;
.,nd material,
jorl that Ihingi are
end that the-e will probably be con
siderable building in this city
A-chitccts however re
"looking up"j
.. come very
■■ÄSv-Ät*
j. ... nEv'.tru^iuri and In (lx* pr.,"nl
accommodai 'ons The new biitldtog will
•,avc rooms calculated to accommodate
100 young women.
There will be class rooms, chib
corns, administration rooms and com
modious gymnasium.
J. R. LYNAM HOME FROM TEXAS.
Special to The Evening Journal.
NEWPORT. Dec. 20.—J. R Lynam re
lumed to his home here, nn Wednesday,
after a trip of about five weeks. While
away. Mr.' Lynam visited his sister,
Mrs. Luelta Brown, and his niece, Mrs.
r-ed Erisnian. of Dallas. Texas He also
visited Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Wentz, of
Georgetown. Texas. On his way home
he slopped off In Chicago, where he vis
"while 9 away Mr? Lytiam spmTsoV
Ume a*ls* y mu e h° ! n Urrsîed °to °th è" c o 1 1 on
was
crop, and has some very interesting
pictures taken there.
AGENT STOUT INDISPOSED.
Frank Stout, parole officer of the
county courts. Is confined to his home
by Illness.
TODAY'S TEMPER \ I URE
At The Evening Journal Office.
.27 12.00 P. M.32
1.00 P. M.33
goo A. M. .
tnno A. M. .
.30
-I \ AND not
....7.18 A. M.
....4.36 P. M.
Sun -rises .
Sun s f ts .
Mouth of Christiana.
High water ....10.15 A. M. 10.35 P. M.
Low water .... 5.20 A. M. 6.00 P. M.
LOST AND FOUND.
T oy poodle with black ears
and blsck »not« en th» back. Reward
U returned to «0 E. Ninth St. decZO-l't.
Continued on Ptge Fourteen.)
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reported
jgj XÄ» "^suSÏ
| L, 1 , V*«»tbound
• ' , mow i near Browns-4'ng
• 1 . ' j ' v onowa is
^^vv^VSw
•We JSra«
j cording to reports from the "cenrof
tins vvivrk when Hi«* fr**lgtit Dloiiffti^I
through llie heavy locomotive and flrst
car -.f the special.
A relief iraln with doctors ami
nurses was sent from St. John.
The special was carrying pessengera
who arrived at St. John on the steam
ship Empress of France yesterday
Among those on the vessel were two
daughters of the Duke of Devonshire.
Ueut
Public Utilities Commissioners tooki
, „ in .
under advlsem nt the petition of the
telephone company ol be allowed to
continues its present rab-s.
n 3 ,j jfir* company been operating on
.. . ur e-war rites according to the
c,r . Inei.
"^res. U «'««W no " ^ave a deficit of
f 18.000. The company has paid nodlvl
, dends since 1908.
K . V. Marye. general counsel of toe
j '<>-«* an >' nf Pt,,!adt,phla ' WM th< *
representative of toe company at the
hearing.
»*'or to .he hearing on toe petition.
ptunp j l«aics vrm elerlH as pres!
of the board to succeed CD. Oar
retson. who reeentlv resigned because
of ».Is Removal from the city.
The following communication was
rcceiv. J .Tom the Chamber of Com
-Wsmi,»*
Wllmtnrton. Delaware.
"Gentlemen: In view of the an
nouncemcnt that your commission will
grant a public hearing on Friday» De
cemberilt*, on toe subject of ra'u-s to
Continued on Page Two.
ftl PONT LODGE MEETING
Special communications of duPont
U&r. NJ »• *. P. * M. will be
held in the Masonic Temple on Friday
evening. December 26 and on Friday
evening. January 2. at 7 30 o'clock. At
Dlru mV T wvitl'
A. vn m / 1 - T. in .
WASHINGTON. Doc 20 ri nlled Press.)
—Weekly forecast; North and Middle
Atlantic Slates:
Generally fair first part, unsettled
after Wednesday with probably snows}
and rains. Temperature will average
considerably hlgheiv than «lurlne the
week Just passed.
GRANGE DEFERS MEETING.
Talleyvllle Grange deferred last night's]
meeting because of the storm. The
next session of the grange is scheduled!
I for New Year's night.
Governor General of Canada;
Col. W. A. Bishop; V. C., famous avla
lor Sir Keginald Tupper, Rear Admiral
C. Keighley Poach, Hon, George P. Gra
ham and Lady Hamilton.
According to a statement here, none;
of the above is known to have been on
the special train.
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WOULD CONTINUE
TELEPHONE RATES
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Company Says Return to
Pre-War Rentals Would
Result in Deficit
UTILITIES BOARD
GETS SOME PROTESTS
Charles W. Hazard, chief accountant,
After listening for two hours last
night to the statistics submitted by
anal G. S. Francks, engineer of appraisal
of the Diamond State Telephone Com
pany, (he members of the Board of
msvims 1 \ 11 rF\A' ril\RGF
^£^^^ 51 ^
j Solicitor Dav to in Municipal Court this
coat from a boarder at No. 116 Walnut
street. Several days dgo MH, -hell wo
dismissed on a charge of trespassing
in the bnrading house.
Hie staled communication to be held on
January 9, Grand Master Harry Mayer,
df Dover, accompanied by the g and
officers will pay this lodge an official
visit.
'
The Safe, Sensible Drink, CLOVER
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DAIRY QUALITY MILK.—Adv.
,
MOKE lu Ai
FORCITYHAIlBOHi
Services of Federal Engineer
Office Open Through Act
of Congress
c lose co-operation
An '"»port»"* statement in relation
to development of the Wilmington ha<
l,or today by Colonel J. P.
I)n> LDUeJ stJte9 Kns!c ,, r in
•' u
provides no less than that the services
ALREADY IN EFFECT
of the district engineer and his entire
ton^Btumir'or'Hilrbor'ouînmîssioner« 11 *'
,o2J°S ÄMS-Ä
l«culKe oBceSor Sff
lin and nrlnclnal assistant and consult-''»
engineer, G. W. T Miller'both arc
hlgtilv trained In rivers md harbors
-rU ^ "mmens?v.Te 5ÎS
Commissioners avail themselves of
th «jn ]« "j* 1 *»vem^niîd^riiorBMi cnn
Trie iftsi Hivt rs inil Huinors set cod*
ulr > p ' 1 an Item declaring It to be the
terminals iStol*at° aT^STe." and
terminals essential at all cities and
lora,tf d upon harbors or navi
*ïî,* ha t l '^ C |"
| t J d8 ' ) "'»« PnBlic rmlnal con
I otherSe^gencv of
w'^clpaUty or other publ c agency of
' a , ?' " 1 opeU ,0 lhe ,18e of a11 on
MoreovTr the act authorized toe Sec
retary of War to withhold money ap
proprlated. urUcss ■ public Interests
vvould suffer seriously for new projects,
or for further improvement of existing
Conti .ue-1 on Page Two.
Wilmington is snowbound today, in
fluffy- while plumage, it Is piciur
i csmiV ..n.i ihp real «niri» of Viii#.n,i,.
jg q , n (heRp as u wm, the grin of
■ p . lHl ,. r «emnorarllv relaxed
all'Is"»blithe ,n.l gav. especially in Hie
shopping lerrltorv and on Hie liill«
where the chllrden brought out thei
rteds fop real eoasl tors wrt
The first r^al snowStom of the sea
, Tf |na _( 0 )n , )lt . ,, n, k ,.s
SX metamorphose into a %£ntie
blanket from vvhlch only the t£s "f
8nd the *"**
j , n J,; njra] , afe8 |hç mutte of
sleighbells, tinted by the plodding "f
| cantering hors s n.togb/wt.h cries
- f merr> g ing. !• nt a unique
gaiety to toe spirit of near-Chrlstm.s
.
.The weather man promises fair
Continued on Pag, Two.
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BERGER RE-ELECTED
TO HOUSE SEAT
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M| ," n . n , 0 d
MILWAI KEK, Ml«., D o. 20. uDftea
Press).—The fifth Wisconsin Congres
sional district yesterday sent Mctor L.
Berger, socialist, back to Washington
ww'rSnU"sTfu^hlm ® l
"nicn congress caused rum.
r ,,T^ r «• vS ,* hl . L
® la ' *îî «« L, P ° Jî?/ iIîj^LÎT ?P"
P» n - nto His 1.1 vote was 1
"km, . «... us ,
victory as the "Orsl reawakening of
genuine democracy in this country store
the days of the struggle for the eman
rinallon of Hie black race"
Governor Phillip Indicated ho vvould
j
1
A store and apartment building of
brick, ten stories In height, is to be
Pre( . t ; d on , hç sitPj Nos w ,. 2 and m
(Market street. The plans are being
]drawn by John Canning, Jr., architect,]
bu {, i bo name of the owner of the pro-,
pose d new building is not disclosed. The
S | te bas a frontage of 29 feet on Market
street, and a depth nf 117 feet to Ship-,
) Py street. The first two fioors will
be devoted to stores, nd Hie mr lin iu
' 1 ; floors will 1> ■ used m,
apartments
YULETIDE SPIRIT
Shoppers Blithe and Gày
While Tramping Through
Fluffy Whiteness
KIDDIES ENJOY
NIGHT OF SLEDDING
j In starry flake and pellicle
1 All day the hoary meteor fell;
And when the second morning shone
-We looked upon a world unknown.
No cloud above, no earth below
A universe of sky and snow.
—Whittier.
^ " 8econd
TEN STORY BUILDING
_
FOR IUARKFT STRFFT
r "" vHIU«r«(
\. J. .MILLS STRH KEN
Albert H. Jolis, son of Joseph C.
Julio, of Middletown, I- dangerously,
ill with pneumonia al his li,-me in this
city.
SURVIVES WAR
OMYTHinSF
uiui lULtiuL
LIFE ON MIL
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.
IN Al TIlIN 17 DAYS
m auiiuii w uaiö
IN MEUSE BATTUE
j '
1
* p #f ' h< Kr ^ ton " llivlsi '" 1 ,! "
OffSS^S^TSt
B. Collins came back to Wll.nln*-1
1 » only to meet with a sudden and'""'
terrible death under the wheels of nn
' express train at Marcus Hook, shorUy j
] after 2 o'clock yesterday morning
| the P. B and AV Pa.lroml Co . w,s r. ]
} urn,n » .® n '' ** l *|j| i
tr<iln. Iho train hIowlhI no\vn ut
O. B. Collins. Who Won
Croix De Guerre, for Hat
tie Bravery, Hit by Train
Marcus Hook, he Jumped off to an ad-„
Ja ''' nt trark ln , tlm , e I f nd on the
rail* In front of a fast flying express
p ea i b must have been Instantaneous, as
nearly all the bones in his body wert
hro ken and his head crushed
Prlva,e ">«!,„
., Crojx ^ G iierre,"And the DUHnrfilsh- '
ed Service Medal for extraordinary ;
^ a 'ery in France. He was in thel^
Meu*e-Ar*Ofinc offensive, the longest |
the war and seventeen days
*n action. He fought at Chateau
Thierry ami other famous engagements
of the A E F.
-rsī
the cause of America and democracy,
that he represented hl« age as several
vears younger In order to bring him- |
self under the age limit. ,
W H. Spr!n»er, of No. 31* Ea«t Sev
.-nth street of this city, an Intimste
mtää ssst . ä
SfÄSySÄ-X«
ÏSÂ"ÏJÂÂÎ
evening. Collin, was a member of the
toy«, orte- of .'foosc, of the Fraternal
order of Kiri« ««i « ^ too Broth«-
hood of Bailroad Trainmen '
Svh ^lltTtheb^'
\ears of ag», wine he still had the b« i
part of IJfe lief ore him. He wap the
«on of Thomas and Margaret Ooilins.
wdio formerly lived '"Barrington.
0e 'V vlrP HI* father U dead, am
mother Is living n l*h laJ. lphia, He
SWÄS
Mr. Springer, Mr. Collins and the mur
dered policeman, Thomas L. Zebley.j
vvere friends.
"He was even closer to me than a
brother," said Mr. Springer, speaking of
Mr. Collins. "There were few men like
him, always evcio-lcinpered and mend
!>'• He had many friends. U I- par
Ucularly hard to lose him now when
wc lk>ou»rtil the worry was past, after
ll '' had eome home safely from Franc-.
I »"er so marly limes when It seemed
"ould be killed there"
Mr. Col'lns and '.Is wife were separ
ated, but he looked forward eagerly t<>•
; "«vlng his HtHe tny ; an.' j lr -i;
i l? ,rl,t ?."ns'werc .IILV f..r Sg his
"tHe ones a happy time. Instead, they
I mimTn'^ahrlÄs* 1 Day " "
**? t " f,f 2™rs the m0 st
^ ^j g Wilmington horn»* today, for
: jt was home with friends who dear I y ;
loved him at the Springer res deuce.
They are clippings of bailies, notices of
1 awards and permits to wear wound
chevrons, beautiful poems written by
a*- *• *• r --*
MERCHANTS All) IN I
VMACCCAf CAIT
XMAS aEAL oALt i
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Workers to the Christmas Seal cam
paign aro grabful for the manner wit',
j wh,ch llle merchants are helping in the
j { tb seals. Many of the big
•*•••'■ |
campaign to their regular advertise
ments and suggesting to those who
vvant , a)(1 the n „. ht <IM lnsl tubere-i
bu '
como ln denominations up to
- h . . „
T'>e seals that lhe booths have ;
been withdrawn are for sale at the
larger stores or at h«d<juarters. in the
Church Building and also at the past
;
TO OPEN FOR WORSHIP
The new Methodist Episcopal j
Church at Bellefonlc will be opened lor
services tomorrow. There will he a
Sunday school session in the afternoon !
at 2«10 o'clock, and at T.JO o'clock In
the evening the Ih v. H. B. Kelso, of Mt.
Pleasant Church. Bellevue, will preach.
I
i
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office booth.
BELLEFONTE €111 IM II
SHoP EARlV,
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j
1
O. PEA*
j,'«® yoo'o'E ov/t*
^TTLooked
Sister M m y
iTyorivy
3 DAVi T»*-t
I REAP THii
\J ADS.
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(HALT WRANGLING
IHHAVKARDCASE
Delaware College Trustees
Check Talk and Issue
Cheering Statement
The "ltd was clamped down tight I
and hard.today on the rerent troubles
of tin h luvvare College The • ■»eciitlvf
..,^^0^
3SS! "XtÄ ÜÄÄtK
Alummnl Association to Investigate tin* 1
causes underlying the resignations of
'p h ^' 1 jnK^n U.e°"c'.lb" of
StL JBJïSt j
m;nt of the ro.lego «as In and about
ahimnl session.
But everybody connected with thetn-
stltutlo» and n attendance upon th,
|™ s ^"ralles So^ t™ wÜT Pros'!
dent Samuel Childs Mitchell. Likewise.
BEND THEIR EFFORTS
TO INCREASE FUND
,,... A
(iri| WBi ^'p,^ eonoernlng the results
of the Invert Ätons and the door to the'.T
f tho |rust ,.,. B kppt ljirh( . i
)y c i 08 ed So very light was the "lid"
lhal a tall yolin g m i n to whom Mr.
Thompson had entrusted a statement
be given to .he press and public at :
nf ,on,heid on to It until nearly Ï ..'clock
mi, statement, which was slgn-d by
r . Thompson, «va, as follows;
^Thn Alumni and friends of l>eU^re
college have !aeen more or less.urbed
during the past ten days, d e »
emlnallng from Newark n f la * t 1 V'. 1
talnrealgnatlonilnlhefacully Al
=sBrag
"a* authorized to make the foil nw t
f F,Pi hT I " ^Sepfwnbor. after consulU
Hon with the president of the colbgj
and certain of the trustees, I requested
through the secceUry of lhe 8Ub
sääk
Ä
SÄ" Äfc' CS
P a ™s«ni ho J«o n r «
: {£• gjfjjg -hjert.
u |s hoprd , hal a HUrv< . y win be
mad „ at an early date, and a report sub
milted to the board. I
•*§ W . 0IM |—At a meeting of the Execu
Lj va committee held in Wilmington. Or-j
tob^r the president of the Board <>f |
Trustees was directed to lay before I
Professor Harry' Hayward, then Dean of
A(rr | PU | t ural Department varlou
rs ÄTÄ
. Th|(j ( | ir eotlon- was carried out by
p Pe ,| don i 0 f ttie board in a uer
sonal conference with Professor Hay
wapd The latter's reslgn^ion followed,
,. Thfl farls ' in t | 1( . ra> „ were submit
' ^ to t y, e Board of Truste«« at Its No
vpmtw . P meeting
. r 1 ,,.. KxccutWe Committee Is confl-1
, tha; fr | Pt |nn In the Agricultural
| V| , arlmPnt will U- overcome, and that
((l( . VHr j oU , nctlvltles of the department
|(1 Bpeft dlly show the growth and dc
vHopment which the committee desires,
A rnnllnm< .., w; .- put in charge
t s ||>»ntlon at the la«l meeting of
tfl „ of TimMc- This special
" ommitt '"' h:,s , , nn ^ re.-rnmended the
^"unrest ' whl h
' ,ns 1,P0 " wel ' nl * h , unive 7 al .. d ' ir '"'i
r " oenl >" ar '' n0t """ '""""i ?' . h, . d
AStS&T «iS
» .j., } IS no * from
n ,,n I^Xn.H t
_ ^tennnth Dd
>p n nl b 'v
^ f„L. H.e .nil
l! *' c " t|n XI
and the sharp decline in the purchas- |
,n * of "»/' • a . l * r 3LÎ 1 * Ve „
Inevitable reacllop in Delaware Colle.,
**Fonrtb—In order to take care of a
situation that was rrMleal. a committee
was appointed In July to raise a fund of
gino.noo, to 1
strengthen certain departments Ta-s
response lo date amounts to f.92fi!2U
A-.» .1 0» "***>.■■*,
gç n«UÎ. , I
"Fifth—The trustees always vvelcom.i
alumni co-operat'on and Investigation
""'Hr, r 'itrïïÂ!, -
C o |ogc vvll be wr«r ( a nd « ,
l 1 ' 1 "" ' ,P f *
; at)1 , with the students. I such s. If-op
i pointed committees would make Ihe.r,
crpieHs for information ihrm*U ,l '."
hoard, rather than through the prcsl
dent and faculty.''
; « IIRISTIAN \ m HOOI. ENTERTAINS,
^ ,.(„1 to The Evening Journal.
j CHRISTIANA, Dec. 20.—A pleasing
,, r0(tr ; (r n was given al Christiana
Scb00 | on Wednesday evening for the
! bone ot of their organ fund. The enter
iai nn ient was very well attended'and
*30 W a*,
realized.
IM REASES SI PPORT ORDER.
this morning,
•d the sup-*
In Municipal Court
Deputy Judge Finger Incre;
port onto.- against William H. Brown,
Negro, from *3 lo #5 a week ;«t another j
child has been born to the couple since j
the first order was imposed Iasi Feb-!
tt Ml \ YOUTH i NT. AGI O
second ehaph'r of Elinor Glyn's
'■unday'
,
Infants—Clover j
1
ruary.
is th
"Secrets of Love" to next
New York American
Certified Milk for
Dairy CO - Adv.
hope to ratify
TREATY WITHOUT
NATIONS' LEAGUE
Attempt OH Lord Lieutenants
ALTER FRENCH
ESCAPES SHOE
Life May Set Back
|a]miai||\ * TI/t\J IL'II I
INTIMIDATION WILL
FAIL, LAW DECLARES
MVEBPOOL, Dee. ». (United P**»»)
U ,hrr ( f. '* any Tnelc.'' wi h \rJ
reasonable terms of peace with Ire
,#n ' , • few thing» vvould be too big a
|' r,c,: '» pl y t < > «°'» | »y elt,jVndngw
Ho, '* p ' '/ VJZlT. h.re U.t nlah 1
1 "T ^nJ^llve
>h " J" " ®
">•*» i 'î,,' " y
= fÄ InZblto
allark upon French was par
a|Rnln ^ t| Bonar ,. aw .aid.
:u was an indication of the "spirit of
rialn sections of Ireland." he added
h<; u k u lhn , or( , L leu
l äw declared. •'Attempts of this kind
never will make (irrst Britain adopt!
Continued on Page Two. T
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nniITO PiriIM/
III II) VU
Uu rUINloU m I
Home Rule
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I HUP AID PHAfTirP
UNI AIK
- >
c Contracts Not Made
'-""tracis '>"1
Prohibiting Use of Com
, ^ ,
petltOfS PrOuUCtS
_
WILL FILE ANSWER i
r-\/f-Mav' A DPC 1
TO E Vfcm CHARGE
E. I duPont de Nemours and Com
pany today denied that If had resorted
to any unfair practices In fnriu-hlng
powder to the^producers of bituminous,
In the >-|rrlngiIcld, ""n»'* •**•
trlcl. The complaint on which the
Federal Trade Commission yesterday, j
''"'M the duPont Company to answer
within forty days, alleges thjl the povv
*'• r company entered Into contracts for
" v '' years, to furnish pow-der to rn ne
operators. ii||on condition that Hie mine
owners vvould not use powder manu
facture«! by any competitor of the du-.|
Pont Umt*ny. _ _
, h ^„ ch l ^'" tod^yNsm'd the Äv
'nr.U.emeni: ' |
h.s^opï^^n^Stoe^ method!
of unWr eomwtHton to toe^m^gfl^
bÄ'Ä
>falni»t It before the Federal Trade
»tommlsalon. In due course the Com- j
pan y «111 file answers to every charge
made.
"In regard lo conlracls wito'coali
Continued on Page Two. I
U. S. TROOPS ON MEXICAN
BORDER AWAIT VILLA
MEXICO, CITY, D t. 20 (United Pr-ss, ■
n , ( b | a ban dit
^ are approaching the Bio Grande
. l-...«..-», i r0 on, in close
"Ä Wré«™ Sliîcr
war announced tonight
' , ...- V|1I|
H • ragan said that aft«r Villi wa* ,
ÏÏSiSmXSStfæS*
now In the Pino !
Mountains.'
roahuilla lies eastward
e_ la e ( ,r (.oanuma lies casiwam
„.'toe 'v elnlly of "l a redo o
Grande from the vlcln ly of Laredo to
' hc vicinity of Prcsi.io Texas^ The
Pino Mountains extend from 50 miles
lo 150 utiles from the border.)
The war minister -aid reports of
s hlpmenUi of arms and munitions to
Mexico from Germany are "absohitoly
false. '
WASHINGTON. Dec. 20. (Un'tcd
Press).—American forces on the Mcx-;
ican border arc on the alert today for
-Un- ',f the approach of the Villi-ia
who, ccorai'ng lo a dispatch from M,
i,' ' is are nearing the Rio Grande.
Government officials were much Inter
but doubted he vvould attempt nn in
™rslon Into American twrltory.
Inquiries have been dispatched to
Admiral Rodman, commander of the Pa
't Nazallan to learn whether 11. V
Leonard and H. 0 Martin. United
-, - -dlors'are stlii in Jail liier». Of
flcials of the State Department had
been under the impression that the
men had been released until press dc
Knox Resolutions to
be Reported Favor -
ably , Friends Say,
Democratic Leader
Takes Different
Viewpoint, Paris Ex
pects Treaty to be
Effective Early in
the New Year
CLEMENCEAU TO
QUIT AS PREMIER
1
WASHINGTON, Deo. 30—The Senate
foreipii relations committee today, by a
vote of 7 U» 3 ordered a favorable re
port on the, Knox résolu) Ion declaring
peace between Ibo United Slates and
GrmiMi>.
WASHINGTON. Deo. » (United Press.)
The Senate Foreign Relations Commit
tee today took up Senator Knox's reso
lutions proposing lo bring about peaea
between the United States and Ger
many. *
Senator Lodge and other members of
the committee pred'eted that It will
report favorably the rcsodution de
non of all portions of the Vcrsaille#
sa ar •— - -
1
Several Demoeratte members of 1 ho
T commuer arc away and the RepubP
ran majority will have no trouble re
porting either resolution, Senat. u
Hitchcock, administration leader - I
ssu ^- «ï it is
o .. . .
IMlMiÄÄS; SJST;
Who want early action on some has),,
( But even thc W "regard H a, a last re**
" nd ' vo " ,d nul votc for " now Th>sr
retd) . to 8llppor t „ lr a n efforts ta
»'lop' compromise rcscrval'ons fall. Sen
'ator Thoma«, Colorado. Democrat, is thg
'latest peeruH to the group favoring this
plan. Thomas said today h<* eUM
ijote for toe treaty so long as It eon
i tains the league covenant and the labor
1 pcovlsiorui In their present form.
!J-J-S-** -
jbejond the power of Congress,
light of peace still glimmered in tin
distance today.
Allied and Herman peacemakers ad
rn It ted Huy had little hope the proto
col vvould be signed and the Vcrsgttei
treaty declared effective before the new
year They said they did expect If
- early in 19»» "
oerman naval technical experts han
*vanced new opposition to the much
d ,. bat ,.,| proloro ,. by which the All.«
,,, compensation for sinking of
b c interned Herman fleet, at Scapx
Iflwr;
# T 5 , Î WM ass " rned as ,hft eh '* eau "''
' IftoVtrea.y Is not made effective be
.' »nuary 1 certain clauses in the
''TT'îl ? erc , xc "? 1 th,!
Z'ù °'tZ
an additional protocol bv the Germans
f„" which they must promTse to"
out Hie clauses of the Versailles P«ct
and the terms of the armistice.
The Herman naval expert* Insisted
Continued on Pag, Two.
claring that a state of peace exists The
other resolution provides for ratiflea
PARIS, Dec. 20. (United Pres»).— The
patches arrived saying they remained
in prison. Tlo- sailors «■ reported
to have badly beaten a Mexican.
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