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T23,' i peace With Soviet Russia Of-,
5$ i fered In Notes Sent to U. S.
Mi j Japan and Rumania
a'jfh, ) FALL OF ARCHANGEL
at t DETAILS ARE GIVEN ;
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;" Severe Repressive Measures
on Part of Bolsheviki Are
- Discouraged by Britain
LONDON, Feb. 26 Per- j
sian revolutionary forces un- !
i der command of their leader ,
) Kutchukkan, have occupied j
j Resht, near the southern ex- '
? tremity of the Caspian sea,
j and are driving- the British j
away from that rlace, accord- i
ing to a wireless dispatch re-
i ceived here from Moscow.
j
: LONDON, Feb. 25. The soviet
t commissary of foreign .affairs 'iss
I j dispatched notes to the United
I" ; States, Japan and Rumania offer- 1
fng peace wfth soviet Russia, ac
? cording to wireless dispatches
!, (rom Moscow received today.
LONDON, Feb 2C A Moscow wire-
5 lesi message referring to events just
prior to the fall of Archangel says that
' Earl Curzon, British secretary for for-
$ s 5 eicn affairs, sent at note to M-JTiiK
:j, j i which he stated:
i ''The government of the northern re-:
- gfon has come to the conclusion that ii 1
, . canuot continue to fight against the
' ; , soviet forces on the Archangel front ,
I ' ami nffnrK to surrender the town.''
' : ; Earl Curzon added that General Mi'
a- ; ler (governor general of Archongcl)
' asked, him lo request that when, thu
U;'f ; clt was taken over by the Soviets no
: ' ; 'i viohnce should be committed.
,( , Lord Curzon concluded his note as
! follows: j
j i "la view of the fact that his ma j- i
esly's government has been in large!
"j measure responsible lor more than a 1
-, ye&r for the general welfare of the
j poimlation of the northern region ot
j ; Rnsfia, it would create a painfv.l in-j
f ) presaion in England if the soviet pow-'
I er lias recourse to severe repressive J
j? measures against the population.'
M. Tchilchei'in replied proposing)
' j tba. the white guards surrender all
I the ijorlhcrn regions, inclding the Mur- j
A mansk region and coast as well as all;
, government and military property. 1
m. means of transport, munitions anclj
food supplies, the troops lo give up
j theanns and equipment. Providing '
ij that the surrender was agreed to. the;
?1 personal safety of all members of thei
E, arn1y was guaranteed, the same ap-'
plying to the responsible members of
'i the northern government and the
j Mnffa of the command who would bo
j -; perputted lo leave the country.
I MORE MEN ON STRIKE !
IN CANAL DISTRICT
PANAMA, Feb. 25. Hanks of the'
tm , colored mainlcnance of way employes '
B : of the Panama canal administration '
D ) were swelled to 15,000 today by sym-
j pathizers. The crisis is expected to-,
D 'j morrow when Governor Harding's ultl-'
m j malum depriving strikers of their po-i
eltions and privileges will become ef-
I i fectire. The authorities believe a
break In the strike is imminent but :
I official announcement was made to-'
' night that laborers would be imported
j lo enrry on canal operations if thci
men refuse to return to their posts.
mfcr oo
! $25,000,000 PIPELINE
FOR OIL IS ASSURED
CFIICAGO, Feb. 26 A pipe line to!
; wrry oil from the Kansas, Oklahoma
! and northern Texas fields to Chicago
vith a distributing center at St. Louis.
! '11 be constructed and in operation
a the next twelve months, two pctro
Jcum journals announced here today.
Ad. organization composed of indepen
dent oil dealers will construct the line
cost or ?25,000,000, according to
announcemenL Tho pipe Hue, It
; as fiaid,would be the longesL carrier
i refined oils In tho world.
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REPORTERS HAVE 3
I CENSORS TO BATTLE
I ; ' UUpAPEST. Feb. 2C Nowjaper
I : forrespondents here havo cMscovercl
I I im, ll8natchC3 hav3 to run the gaunN
Wl u , four differont censors. One is a
Wh .v. frlcl'. another Is dominated bv
:rem"ts and a third bv Bolsheviki,
MM fn,. MEe t0 be located In Vienna. The
III !.n,';u 13 maintained at an unknown
It. or it ' sunPsedly by enemy neighbor?
Vm i Hungary.
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i PABEREWSKI WILL
. LEAVE FOLITICAL-
FIELD 10 COMPOSE
LONDON,' Feb. 26. Ljnace
Jan Paderevski, former Polish
I premier, will never-again ap
pear on the concert platform,
nor is he likely to re-enter poli
tics, according- to the Vevey,
Switzerland, correspondent of
the Daily Mail. During- an in
terview with M. Padcrewski,
the correspondent asked him if
it were true he would accept
the nomination as president of
Poland.
""I do not think I shall be in
vited to become president," the
great pianist replied. "I hope
to devote the rest of my life to
composing music. I am con
vinced an era of peace and pros
pciity for Poland is begun and
feel my political mission is now
finished. ' '
GENEVA, Feb. 26. (Havas)
Ignacc Jan Paderewski, for- i
mer Polish premier who arrived j
recently in Switzerland, has
gone to London for the purpose
of laying before the supreme allied-council
Polish "views "dorP
cerning peace negotiations
with the Russian soviet government.
BINT OF REVOLT IS
SEEN IN WALKOUT
ON FRENCH ROADS
Syndicalism Threatens to Ap
! pear in Railway Strike With
j Situation Grave
PARIS. Feb. 2G Syndicalism'threat
lens to appear in the French railway
'strike situation which is grave todav.
! Demands that all railways be national
ized are being made by strike leaders
iwho continue efforts lo get all railroad
(workers in the country into the strike,
j which began with tho walkout of the
.employes of the Paris. Lyon and Med
:- itcrranean system. In the provinces
! authorities view the movement as rev
olutionary instead of professional, ac
cording to the Echo de Paris.
Arrangements to insure the delivery
of ryod supplies to the city have been
made' by the government and munlci
pal officials, have taken similar steps.
1 Th question of placing the railroads
'undei military control as Premier
jBriand did In 1910 7's being considered.
J but such a grave decision, tho news
,' papers say, Is impossible in the ab
' sencc of Premier Millerand.
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URGES RELINQUISHING
OF BOXER INDEMNITY
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I PEKING, Jan. 22. Advices from
(Paris state that Dr. Wellington Koo.
ion special mission to Pari3 and Lon-i
don, has approached the European
powers with n suggestion that the bal-l
lanci of Ihe Boxer indemnity be relin j
quished and his suggestion has met1
enouragoment from several of them.
I In the case of one nation at least
lit has been intimated that iu event!
'of such relinquishment the funds will'
be 1 sod to educate Chinese students I
in that country. j
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SURVIVORS CLING TO '
WRECKAGE FOR HOUS I
1
RIO JANEIRO. Wednesday, Feb. 25.
Nine more survivors of tho crew of
the steamer Aghia ParaskevI, a Greek ,
ves3el which sank off Cape St. Thomas!
February 20, arrived today on board1
the coasting vessel Pharoux. The men
had been clinging to wreckage for 18 I
hours being picked up 32 miles sea
ward from the scene of tho disaster.
Eighteen men from the ship were land
ed hei-a February 20.
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SAPPHIRE FIVE POUNDS
IN WEIGHT IS FOUND
BOMBAY, India, Feb. 2G. A
sapphire eight inches long and weigh
ing more than five pounds is reported
to have been found at Mogok by a Bur
mese. Its value is estimated at be
two n 35,000 and 50,000
ffllPMT IET1I
j Of (SMITH GREAT
j El'EI FBI HOIS
Majority Won by Former
Premier Declared to be Not
able Achievement
HEARTY OVATION IS
PLANNED FOR MEMBER
Bill for Irish Home Rule Pre-
sented to House of Com
mons at Last
! LONDON, Feb. 26. (Cana-
dian P,ress) Tho use of poi
son gas in India is not propos
ed except in retaliation. A
statement to this effect was
1 made in the house of com
mons last night.
lAVDON. Feb. 2C All political
questions are for ie moment com
pletely eclipsed by former Premier As
quith's triumphant return lo parlia
ment by a majority which 'astonished
everybody.' The result is recognized
as a ' notable personal achievom'ent
even for a statesman, with. Mr. . As
qulth's long record, while the restor
ation of his presence in parliament is
expected to hao important conse
quences in the politics of Great Britain
and probably the world.
It is understood that Mr. Asqulth will
lake his seat in the house next Mon-
nay auu ue is assureu a nearly ova
lion, if only on personal grounds, and
probably will make his first speech
next week during the debate on the
l second reading of Ihe Irish bill.
Return Welcomed
Most newspapers heartily welcome
the return of the Liberal leader, evon
' those, which opposed him politically
having good words Jor him Their
views as to the significance of his
election, however, differ widely, if be-
ing variously declared to be due. -a-
mong other things, to growing popular
disgust with the coalition government,
popular hostility to Ihe Labor program
I of nationalization which Mr. Asquith
I emphatically condemns, and rc-awak-
lening Liberalism.
I The energies of Lady Bonham Car-
iter, Mr. Asquith's daughter, substan
tially helped In gaining victory for her
I father and it is announced thai she)
, has received seven separate invitations
lo become a caniddate for parliament,
though she has accepted none of them. I
home Rule Bill
I The bill for Irish home rule, long
promised by the government, was pre
j sented In the house of commons.
Tho first reading of the title alone
and was a mere formality, preliminary 1
to taking up the measure at the ses
sions. The present bill, it is understood,
adheres comparatively closely to the
measuro as outlined by Lloyd George
in the house on December 22 last. The
government's project centers on the
setting up of two parliaments in Ire
land, one for tho south and one for
tho north.
Homo rule, as the government hopes
to give it to Ireland, is based primari
; ly upon tho declaration of the premier
j in his December speech that "Great
'Britain cannot accept separation." But
I the largest opportunity will be given
to the Irish people to unite on the ccn-j
Istltution of a parliament in the counic
j of time, which will embrace Ireland as
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PRINCE PEEVED BY
ACTION OF ASSESSOR
THE HAGUE. Wednesday, Feb. 25.
Decision has been rcachod that the
former crown prince of Germany must
pay taxes upon the basis of an annual
mcjine of S00.000 florins. This action
was taken despite protests from tho
crown prince.
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TWINS ARRIVE FOR
FIFTH TIME THERE
JERSEY CITY, N. J., Feb. 26. Mrs.
Richard Doherly, wife of Judge Doher
ty ol tho court of common pleas, in
Jersey City today gave birth to twins
for the fifth time in their married life
of ten years. The youngoters and the
mother are doing well. The family
now includes six girls and two boys,
two children having died.
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MINISTER TO SIAM
WASHINGTON. Feb. 26. George
W. P. Hunt of Arizona was nominated
today by President Wilson to be min
ister to Siam-
; Rival Officials
Engage in Duel
of Rag Chewing!
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j IRON Rl.VER, Mich., Feb. 26.
1 The armed forces of federal agents
under command of Major A. V.
j Dalrymple, who came here from
Chicago to "put down a liquor rc-
I bellion in the upper Michigan pe
ninsula," today had been with
drawn and the "revolt" itself bad
flickered out. The only casualties
were nine barrels of home-made
wine taken by revenue agents
from a parish priest's house where
the slate had stored it for safe
keeping, and poured into the snow.
Major Dalrymple's announced
intention lo arrest State's Allor-
1 ncy M. S. McDonough and county
ard lion River officials as parlies
I ) ihe "rebellion" was abandoned
under orders from C. F. Kramer,
national prohibit ion commissioner,
directing withdrawal of the "in
vaders." H. B. Gaylord, assistant chieiC oC
prohibition. chforjjQhienj, was en
;oute from.-s.Washinglori to Iroa .
fthoi- ibmake ah invest ignfrpn as
demanded irY'telegrams from Mc-
i Donough. who. insisted there was
: no "revolt" and charged that his
constituency had been libelled by
I D:lrymple's reports.
j Mr. McDonough nnd Major Dal-
rvmulo hfild a rnnfnrpnip U ihn
lobby of a hotpl here yesterday.
Mutual accusations of "grand
standing" and "publicity seeking"
I were made, and McDonough
'.hreatcned to arrest tho major and
put him in Jail If he made a move
J 10 "start something." The confer
j ence was carried on in anger but
I at its conclusion McDonough and
Dalrymple posed, side by side, for
' the camera men.
Laier ihe federal agents board
ed a train for Chicago and the
stale constabulary, detailed lo as
sist tho revenue men, were sent
about other duties.
Major Dalrymple announced ho
would go to Washington "to lay
all the facts before Commissioner
Kramer.
Lack of support from Washing
ton, Major, Dalrymple said, had
caused the faiiure of his "expedi
tion" but he declared he would not
quit his office unless Commission
er Kramer requested IL
A largo portion of the popula-
lion of Iron county is foreign barn
and these, the stale's attorney ex
plained, have been accustomed to
make their own wines. When ex
aggerated reports wore receive of
a "federal invasion" a number of
ihe natives buried their Avine.
Thej' declared they were going
hrjme to dig it up 'today.
The dialogue between McDon
ough and Dalrymplo, which was
their only conference, took place
in the big room of the holel which
served as its lobby. In the room
were crowded a hundred or more
citizens and several members of
tho federal agent's party.
When Mnjor Dalrymplo had
emerged from the dining room at
McDonough's request and the pre
j jiminary hand shaking had been
accomplished, the prosecuting at-
CHARGES OF BRIBERY
, DISMISSED IN COURT
DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 26. Charges
of bribery against the six men being
tried in federal court hero on indict
ments alleging a conspiracy to defraud
tho government of millions of dollars
of army ordnance material were dis-
! missed by United States District Judge
Tuttlc today.
The trial began last December and
presentation of evidence was complet
ed yesterday. Summing up arguments
were expected to be completed today.
1 Captain Soterios Nicholson with Grant
Hugh Browne, millionaire sportsman,
and four others were accused of con
spiring through pre-arranged bids to
purchaso at their own price ordnance
material which the government plan
ned to dispose of.
nn
Mr, Ford has been characterized by
a certain American newspaper as an
"ignorant idealist." But his employes,
to whom he has just given a ten mil
lion dollar bonus, say it that is so.
"ignorance is bliss."
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A mass meeting Is massed' evory
1 thing -except thought.
loiney plunged right into his sub
ject. "1 have come here to issuh a
warning to you, Mr. Dalrymple,"
ha said. "I have read about the va
rious things you plan to do to
quell the whisky revolt as you call
it. What I want to tell you is
this: If you or any of your men
attempt to arrest me or my aides
without due process of law. I will
take you and your entire party j
into custody Immediately and I am
prepared to do it. Now get this
ri?ht I will arrest you and your i
men and lock you up, and put you
where you belong, Mr. Dalrymple." 1
Tho major retorted:
1 don't want to get a lecture
from you, and this seems entirely
unnecessary. I have come here
for the purpose of. pnforcing the
law. And' I think this" Ts" a high
handed, grandstand - playj". , .
''You are a natural 'born gra.nd-standci'-
yourself," .McDonough -cDuntered.
''You have been piay
ing to the public press and have
said things which have been an
outrageous affront to this commu
nity. When you declare there has
been a whisky revolt hero, you
tie.
"Now thai von .ire lirpf if vnn
have any arrests lo make, just
.iwrl something You haven't
scared or cowed anyone here."
To that Major Dalrymplo re
plied: "I do not care to discuss the
matter with you. I will continue -my
course of action and see it
Uuough. I will enforce the law."
At this moment a motion picture
operator interrupted to' say:
"Just a moment, major; stand
up a little closer to Mr. McDon
ough and pose for a picture,
please."
' Of course he will," declared
McDonough. "He likes It."
"Keep still," requested the cam
era man,
"That's what they do up here,"
punned the major.
"More of your city ways," fenc
ed McDonough.
"This picture taking I'm -not
used to it."
"You're a better actor than I,"
replied Dalryruple.
"Yes," agreed the attorney, "and
you'll find I'm a bad actor. As for
you. you are naturally a movie
poser. As a matter of fact. Mr.
Dalrymple, I don't believe you
have quite as much guts as when
you got off the train last night.
Press reports quoted you as saying
in a telegram to superior officers
that this community was in rebel
lion against tho government. If
you did say it, it is a lie."
, And about five hundred more
words of similar conversation ac
companied the click of the movie
camera, and then the two officers
parted one to return to hit office
followed by a huge knot of citi
zens,' and the other back to his
interrupted meal accompanied by
a dozen members or his official
party.
ADOPTED SON OF
T. R. MARSHALL DIES
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26. Morrison
Marshall, the young adopted son of the
vice president and Mrs. Marshall, died
here today aftor a short illness. He
was suffering from acidosis.
The child was three years old ana
had been a member of the vice presi
dent's family since June, 1917. He
never was legally adopted, it was stat
ed today. He was taken into the vice
president's homo when he was 10
months old from aa diet kitchen herc
where his mother, who was employed
as a chambermaid, left him in care as
her duties occupied her both day and
night.
Vice President and Mrs. Marshall
have no children of their own.
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LINCOLN, Nebr., Feb. 26. A state
convention qf the Non-Partisan league
convened here today to endorse a tic
ket of candidates for state offices in
,tho April 20 primary, adopt a plat
form and select a committee lo have
charge of the league affairs in Ne
braska for tho next two years. A, C.
Townley. president of the national or
ganization, will be the principaL speak
r at the league meeting tomorrow.
TRIfiL DF SOCIALIST I
GROUP li fiLMY IS ;,
MIKED Bl CLSSISj
Attorneys For Defense Charge'
Prosecution With Attempt ;
to Misrepresent j
REPORT ON CONDITIONS
IN RUSSIA INVOLVED,
Ousted Assemblyman Testi-;
fies as to Attitude of Speaker
of Legislature
ALBANY. N. Y Feb. 26. The
sharpest clash between opposing coun-1
scl which vet has marked the trial;
before he assembly judiciary commit-1
tee of the five suspended Socialist as-1
semblymcn charged with disloyalty, oc-.
curreci, at the opening of today's scs-j
sion when Assemblyman Louis Wald-i
man, a defendant, was called for cross-1
examination.- ' (
Morris Hillquit and Soymour Stcd
man, or defense council, claimed thai
Martin Conbpy, conducting tho cross
examination, liad conveyed the impres
sion that he was reading froih a re
port on. conditions in' Russia by James
I O'Neill, associated .editor of the . New,
York Call, whereas he was in fact
reading: from an article concerning the
alleged report, written for tho New
York Times by William English Wal
ling, who the defense claims was an
acknowledged of tho Socialist 'move
ment. The Socialists claim no such report
Avas maue oy u iein anu that it was
not considered at the Chicago conven
tion last year.
Judge Arthur E. Sutherland sprang
up to defend his colleague although he
declared Mr. Conboy needed no de
fense and that the matter was plain
to anyone who wished to see It in its
true light.
When Mr. Stedman twice interrupt
ed him, Judge Sutherland demanded
that he "keep still for a moment" and
that he desired "only the courtesy that
one American would extend to an
other." The judge added he resented
tho imputation of unfairness on the
part of Mr. Conboy.
Waldman was questioned concerning
the ousting of tho Socialist delegation.
He declared that the attitude of Speak
er Sweet, who initiated tho movement,
was that "we will harfig you first and
1 try you afterward."
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I BAPTIST CHAPELS ON
CARS TO BE LATEST
CHICAGO. Feb. 26. Chapel cars,
each equipped with living quarters for
a minister and his family and wltn
seating accommodations for ninetv
porsons, will be built for every rail
road out of Chicago "as money is
available." according to an announce
ment made by the Northern Baptists
todny. Seven such cars already aiv
operating across the continent, the an
nouncement said, and 19,000 men and
women have professed conversion in
them and 8137 were baptized.
PACKS OF WILD DOGS
; KILLING MANY SHEEP !
I WASHINGTON, Feb. 26. Depreda
I tions by packs of wild dogs are caus
ing Australian sheep owners heavy
damage, according to official dis
; patches received here. A delegation
of stockmen recently showed a loss of
I fifty thousand sheep In South Wales
'alone In a few months' time. The dele
igution requested .government aid in
the erection of a "dog proof" fence
about a district comprising almost for-1
ty thousand square miles. I
EATING OF MEAT IS
DECREASING, CLAIMED
CHICAGO, Feb. 26. The number of
'employes in packing houses In Chicago
land Kansas City, Kan., recently has
been reduced, due to the decreased
consumption of fresh meats at homo
and abroad, according to statements
made today by representatives of tho
packing houses and by officials of la
bor unions.
Dispatches from Kansas City said
labor union officials there estimated
between 2,500 and 3,500 men had been
laid off.
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CALLS ON WILSON
' WASHINGTON, Feb, 26. Robert
Underwood Johnson, newly nppointed
ambassador to Italy, called nt the
White House today before leaving for
Rome. Ho said he expected to sail
about March IS.
BROTHERHOOD Ml I
ID FARMERS CALL I
TO SEE PRESIDENT I
House Judiciary Committee lfl
Discusses What Constitutes
"Inability" of Executive.
WET ARGUMENTS TO H
BE HEARD BY COURT H
Peace Treaty Back in Senate jfl
With Document Given Right
of Way for Action
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26. Repre
scntatives of the railroad brotherhoods
called at the White House today to
present a memorial to President Wil
son urging that he veto tho compro
inlse railroad bill. They were joined jH
bj representatives of the Farmers' Na
tional council wno supplemented a pre- jH
vlous request for veto with written ar
gumeut. The visitors did not sec the presi
dent, but were received by Secretary
Tumulty who promised to lay the me
Tuorials and other documents beture
the executive.
Inability Discussed
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 What pnn
stituler, "Inability" of a president of
jtho LTnIted States to perform tho du- WM
i tics of his office and how this question
I may be determined was discussed
day from all angles by the house ju
j clary committee in opening hearings jf
on four measures relating to mode of JM
Jproccuur.'
Emphr.lic objection war- expressed
by members of the commlt'ec to cor
' tain provisions of a bill offered by Rep- WM
!i0enlativo Madden, Illinois, which
would give the cabinet power to de- WM
I clare tho president "unfit" after being WM
I ill or absent from the . country six
.weeks.
. "Mr. Madden sahf hd'las trying to
'suggest a short way out of tho diffi-
cully, adding (hat tho cabinet, natur
'ally in harmony and sympathy with a
president wotUd riot he inclined lo do
violence to his rights.
"Why does your bill fix March A as
I tho date it is take effect?" asked Rep
ircsenf.itivn Morirnn. Renublican. Okln.
"Simply to take he present presi
dent out of the discussion," Mr. Mad- WM
den replied. Vm
' Prohibition Fight WM
WASHINGTON. Feb. 2b. The su- WM
jpremo court was asked by tho govern
mcnt to hear on March S with tho
Rhode Island arguments on appeals in
jstttuted by George C. Dempsey from
'decree in Massachusetts dismissing
proceedings brought to prevent the en
forcement of the Volstead enforcement
act. In bringing the suit alleged tho fl
act wa unconstitutional. lJ
1 Solicitor-General King said counsel
had concurred in steps to expedite tho fl
consideration of the Massachusetts'
Peace Treaty Back
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, The peace -treaty
came back to the floor of tho
senate today to be given the right
of way until disposed of. fl
j Despite the demands of the irrccon
ciliables for ample discussion, debate fl
will not be allowed to drag along in
terminably. On that point both major
ity and minority alike are agreed. It is 'M
believed that not more than three
weeks will bo consumed before Iho
final vote on the pact is reached. fl
Tbc brotherhood memorial set forth
"lhi reasons why the more than 2,
000.000 railroad employes believe the tm
president should veto the railroad bill
and le'.urn it lo congress." fl
The memorial said the bill violated
the fundamental principle of tho Am- WM
crican government by guaranteeing to
the owners of railroad securities a
right to charge rales that would pro- fl
duze a minimum net return of five
an-J one-half per cent on "that uncer
tain and intangible thing," aggregate
valuation. WM
This is a grant of "particular, ex
elusive and special privilege," not en
i'ovid liv investors in other kinds of
j securities, ihe memorial said.
Vigorous opposition was expressed
lo 1 ne provision of the bill regarding
a u-ibunal for settlement of labor did
i putts, the memorial saying this was
Ian attempt to deprive the railroad cm
jployes of their .former "inheritent
I right" to 'determine their wages b
negotiation between employe and em
I ployc-r.
Operation of the measure, it was
I said, would cause an "unreasonable de-
lay' in settling the present wago de
mands, because the unions would have
to present their demands anew to each
of Ihe 2000 privately owned railroads
Tho memorial also set forth that
"the inequities, uncertainties, delays
and amblquities" of the bill would pro
mole unrest and intensify existing
causes of disagreement nnd prevent
the orderly adjustment of grievances,
Finally it was charged that the bill 'M
abrogated the right and freedom of
collective bargaining and substituted
"an indefinite and uncertain method
of compulsory adjustment or arbltra
tion of disputes."
OO
CHICAGO, Feb. 26. S. W. Lamsou.
prominent grain man of this city, died
in Pasadena, Cal yesterday, according WM
to word received here today. Mr. Lam-
son was ill for a short time with pneu- ,H
monia. iH

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