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OCEAN SOON TO BE ATTEMPTED; MANY ENTERED Three British Birdmen Latest Entrants for $50,000 Prize of the London Dajly Mail; Names Not Made Public. CAPT. SUNDSTEDT SLATED FOR FLIGHT AT ANY TIME Super-Ace Bishop Said to Be Planning Jaunt; Reported He Has Wonder Plane Ready Somewhere in Canada. New York, Feb. 20—With three— Possibly four—aviators ready to fly across the Atlantic from the American side to the British Isles, the Aero club announced today that three airmen in England have filed their entries for the trans-ocean event. A prize of $50, 000 has been offered by the London Daily Mall for the first successful flight. An additional $50,000 Is offered it the trip is made In a British-built machine and the start is from British soil. Captain Hugo Sundstcdt entered for the $50,000 »Feb. 14. Since that time the three English entries have been made according to a cablegram to the Aero club. KENLEY FIGURING. In addition to Sandstedt, wbo is ex perimenting with a power airplane at Bayonne, N. .T„ those who are figur ing on starting tho flight from the American side are Brigadier General Kenley, chief of aeronautics of the army, and Commander Towers of the navy. Kenley will not attempt it until an airplane Is developed that can make a non-stop flight from New York to San Francisco. Towers is understood to be working on plans for development of a craft that can make the passage. Navy arrangements provide that the course shall bo patrolled by destroy ers. Sundstedt, the independent, claims he can fly from New York to 8t John's N. F„ and after replenish ing his fuel tanks there make the Jump from New Foundland to Ireland or possibly to the English coast in 21 hours. He has deposited his $500 for feit in entering for the Dally Mail prize. BISHOP 'DARK HORSE.' According to the terms of the con test, entrants can not make the flight until 14 days after filing the entry. In that time they must allow a thorough Inspection of their machines by Aero club ,officials. Sundstedt it was re ported, might sacrifice the prize mon ey rather than wait 14 days before making the attempt. It was rumored today that Lieuten ant -Colonel William A. Bishop, the British ace of aces, is now contemp lating a flight from New Foundland to Ireland, Ho was said to have an exceptionally fast plane somewhere In Canada for the venture. The Nutrition of Wheat and Barley is of especial value during the colder days of winter. Tor your cereal food think of* Grape'Nuts Nothing more appetizing amon$ ready-cooked $rain tbods-the cereal to use be cause of its wheat £ barley content £ its richness in su&ik Grape-Nuts needs no sweetening. 'T'Aérés a Treason t ~ a> MANY PROTEST REPEAL DAYLIGHT SAVINGS BILL Washington, Feb. 20 — Protests against bills to repeal the daylight saving bill are reaching congress to day. President Florence King, of the Women's Asociation of'Commerce of the United States, has wired urging "on behalf of the working girls and women," that they be not deprived of this "extra hour of sunshine and re creation." Backers of tho Victory gardens, sent this appeal: "In the name of better health, more sunshine for the workers and fof bigger victory garden crops do not repeal the daylight saving law." Opposition to moving the clock for ward un hour the last Sunday in March comes from the farming sec tion. !T( (Continued from Paffe One.) length, detailing its reasons for op* posing war. "And it was finally the uprising of German Socialists that virtual ly ended the world war—not any victory of allied troops," he said. "The allies had a march of almost four weeks after the armistice be fore they reached the German frontier. A POLITICAL TRIAL. "This was a political trial. The So cialist party was on trial." Berger criticized the jury as "hand picked" by the American Protective league. If lie is sent to the penitentiary, Ber ger said, it would be positive proof that America has taken the place of Russia. In place of healthy political opposition, such sentence, lie said, would mean tho growth of ill-natured, secretive and dangerous movements. lie quoted leaders of other parties to back his claim that tho world war re sulted from commercial struggle and was only a trade war. "You cannot build a Chinese wall against Ideas," Berger said. "There are ten million people in this country al ways on tlie brink of pauperism. You cannot expel them—you cannot kill them—you need them as a reserve army of Industry. You cannot solve this problem and yet this problem must be solved. "If I am to he punished for having told the truth as I saw it, I ask for no mercy." Adolph Germer, Chicago, secretary of the Socialist party, also under convic tion, read his statement, a lengthy doc nmont sprinkled with verses and allus sions. IT (Continued from Page One.) the opinion of tho Californian regard ing the camp, received unanimous in dorsement. Personal investigation showed that the food was better than served in many American, British «and French camps, which the correspon dent had visited. When Brest was first taken over as an American base there was a terrific struggle under frightful difficulties to get a million men through this ancient, unmodernized port at a time when the only thing intolerable was delay. The problem now is that of getting even a greater number of men home again— with spirits intact, while tolerance for delay is not much greater than it was before. This is being accomplished despite hopelessly inadequate facilities—unless the figures given above are disputed. Insinuations of Bribery Made by Non-partisan League Paper Against Seaver, Yea man and Robertson. MUST PRODUCE PROOF Accused Solons Declare That if True They Should Be Ex pelled From Senate—Mem bers Condemn Mud-slinging. Insinuations of bribery and corrup tion made by the Non-partisan league paper and official organ, the Leader, against Senators Seaver, Yeaman «and Robertson, because of the stand taken by them against tho eminent domain bill, are to be investigated. At the re<i uest of these solons. Senator Whitcomb, president pro tem of the senate, Wednesday afternoon appoint ed three Non-partisan league members of the upper house to make the probe. They are; Senators Turner of Mini doka, Booth of Lewis and Judd of Clearwater. Senator Robertson called the hand of the league Just before adjourn ment late in the afternoon, creating a sensation when he arose to a point of personal privilege .and called attention to the charges. Il true, lie said, that Senators Yeaman, Seaver pnd himself should be expeüsd. Ue did not want a whitewash in vestigation, he declared and therefore specially requested Non-partisans make up the committee. The article, he said, was of such a nature as to cause one to believe that bribery had been resorted to in order to defeat the bill and if such was the case, the senators were entitled to know it and it was their duty to ex pell tho members if the charges were true. lie said he wanted them sifted to the bottom by a committee from the league. NOT TAKEN SERIOUSLY. Senator Yeaman, seconded the mo tion. but in an admirable address, de clared he attached but little signifi cance to the article published in a paper akin to tho 1. W. W„ organ the "Appeal to Reason," more appropri ately known as the "Appeal to Trea son." The reason, he stated, he h.ad paid practically no attention to it, was because he knew a man was often bet ter judged by the class of enemies he made than the friends lie attracted to him, but declared he wanted to see a committee of Non-partisans from the senate go on record against such propaganda. Senator Se.aver also seconded the motion and the chair appointed the committee. Senator Nelson, who had also charged that forces outside of the sen ate were working against the emin ent domain measure, rose to a point «if personal privilege and asked not to be characterized in the same class «as members of that organization which he felt were against the best inter ests of America and while he had made some mention regarding outaido Influence, bo most certainly did not mean that bribery had been resorted to In any way, BOOTH DEFENDS LEAGUE. Senator Booth of Lewi« county, elected by the Non-partisan league, championed the organization. First he stated ho was not In sympathy with the article and a league member is not responsible for what appeared in the paper. He declared he did not agree with the character of such ar ticles, nor did he agree with articles of a like character which had been published in the Capital News and Statesman. He stated further that there was a mistaken opinion among the senators concerning tne Non-par tisan league. He dented it was pro Gorman, but was composed entirely of farmers and no others could belong and he asked If any members of the senate ever knew of a farmer who was an I. W. W. Charges had boon made, he said, that the organization was financed by the kaiser's money, yet he know positively that the $16 for membership paid by the farmers was the only capital which the league had. Again referring to the publication of the article In question he said: "1 am opposed to such articles and I am go ing to try and stop mud slinging in the league's paper." Senator Turner moved that a com mittee be appointed to Investigate tho loyalty of the Non-partisan longue, but was ruled out of order by Whit comb, who was In tho chair. Later Senator Booth made tho same mo tion, but was also held to be out of order. SM OF PLENTY After Four Lean Years, Show men Look Forward to Rich Harvest; Think People Long for Smell of Sawdust. Chicago, Feb. 20.—After four lean years, circus men ace In 1919 a season of plenty. With all handicaps removed, the 'razor backs," acrobats, crooks and transportation experts aro back on the Job after a "booking" in khaki or blue. W. D. Hildreth, secretary of the Showmen's League of America, said today he expects business to be big. "Only half the big shows will go on the road. The others disbanded dur ing the war. With the country in tho show-going mood after a period of war tension, it looks like good busi ness for those who take out the nig tops," said Hildreth. "Canada, visited by only one outdoor show last year, is starving tor a smell of the sawdust," said Hildreth. Members of the American Associa tion of Fairs and Expositions, in con vention here, likewise predict a good year. Ability of the railroads to carry out transportation contracts now also is regarded as a big factor for possible success. 5EÄTTLE STRIKE IS FUR FROM SETTLED Piez Mediation Board Disband-j ed and 20 Ship Contracts Cancelled; Walkout Threat ens Other Coast Yards. Seattle, Wash, Feb. 20.—Disbanding the Piez mediation committee, an nouncement by Director General Piez that contracts for 20 Skinner & Eddy steel ships havo been canceled during the past few days and support of tlie strike voted by boilermakers and en - gincers, constitute the strike develop ments of the last 24 hours. Settlement of Seattle's shipyard walkout Is apparently as far distant as ever, It Is declared In strike circles. Labor men are again talking today of a spread of the shipyard strike throughout the coast. The convention at Portland of metal trades leaders Is being keenly watched by owners and workers alike. A notice posted in metal trades headquarters today reads: "Word received from the Portland district convention seems to Indicate that before the week Is ended the Port land and bay cities yards will be out for the original demands, as well as the Puget sound district." VOTE DOWN STRIKE Portland. Ore., Feb. 20.—A California delegate Is authority for the statement today that the Pacific coast metal trades convention did not vote a gen eral strike at Its session yesterday af ternoon. "And what Is more," added the Call fornlan, "there will be no etrlke voted If the present majority continues In the conference." Ho added that If a walkout la or dered It will not be a general strike end will not have the sanction of ths International Metal Trades. The official press commlttes an nounced yesterday afternoon a strike vote was being taken. BANK BOOK ONLY CLUE IN MYSTERIOUS KILLING Kansas City, Mo., Feb. $0—A bank book containing the name of Harvey B. Fowler, and ehowlng a deposit of $280 In the First National bank of Havelock, Neb., was the only article of Identification taken from the body of a man found <ln an alleyway here. The unknown wus about 50 years old and wall dressed. According to the coronar, death resulted from ekull fracture caused by a blow. \ IN PRUSSM RETMN Still Bearing Old Imperial Stan dard Instead of Republican Flag; Junkers Urge Strong Movement Against Poland. Warsaw, Fob. 20.—German soldier* in cast Prussia are still bearing the old Imperial standard Instead uf the republican flag, according to reports brought by fugitives to the American mission here. They also say the Jun kers have undertaken to organize a. strong movement in Germany against Poland. Food Is more plentiful In east Prus sia than hr Poland, the fugitives de clare, and is much cheaper. An aver age meal costs about ten marks ($2.50) compared with 15 to 25 marks ($3.75 to $625) In Warsaw. Shoes also are cheaper costing 90 marks ($22.50) In Germany and 500 marks ($125) In Po land. Rolling stock Is much more plentiful in Germany than here. Poland's financial situation, accord ing to members of the American mis sion, will necessitate sending a high financial expert here. The natural resources of tlie country are great, but the monetary system Is in a tangle. The new state of Po land has no war or national debt, but France may ask her to assume a por tion of (he Russian indebtedness In consideration for large sums that Rus sia spent on the Polish railways. President Wilson is being made the object of unfavorable reports circu lated thr-.ughout Poland. It la alleged that he opposed sending General Hal ler's Czeeho-Slovak army home on the ground that the Czecho-Slovaks would make Immediate use of the troops for imperialistic purposes. The American mission has so far been unable 1o get at the source of these baseless ru ai jrs. VIA WIRELESS TELEPHONE. Boston, Feb. 20—President Wilson will be welcomed back to America by wireless telephone. The voice of Mayor Andrew J. Pet ers of Boston will go out 200 miles over (be sea and President Wilson sit ting In his cabin with a telephone re ceiver to his ear, will hear the mayor welcome him home, according to ar rangements made today. sail Good Linen COLLARS Golden Rule New Spring SHIRTS 15c Each. %Jt*MAKE IT MONTAI» STORES" A Package From This Store Is a Bargain Paid For $1.50 Each. SSS br: l~i Men! How's this for * 7.50 No. 12—A handsome, rich mahogany brown Calfskin shoe built on a metro politan English last like the accompanying illustration. Light weight, springy water-proof " J> U - FLEX" fibre soles and heels that give unusually good serv ice. It will compare with many higher priced shoes. And here are four more good, dressy English Models $6.oo No. 218—Men's Gun Metal English Lace 8hoe, similar tu the above illus tration; smooth, soft vamps and dull, mat calf top; flexible, good wearing fibre soles and "DU-FLEX" heels. Made by Eebreich, Fox and Hilker; price u pair No. 111—Men's brown Box Oelf Eng lish Lace 8hoe, with extra good oak tanned leather soles: goodyear welt sewed. Tlifs is another of our good "F.. F. & H," specials and one of the best looking ana most »erv- ttO SA iceable shoes we've seen for No. 200—"Edwin Clapp" Velvet Oalf •kln Laos Shoe with handsome, dull mat calf top; extra choice, heavy sin gle soles. Every piece of leather that goes into a "Clapp" shoe Is selected—. the best to be had; see 4 SA this one at........... No. 200X—Man's Gun Metal Oalf, English Laos Shoe with neat, perfor ated tip, vamp seam, and lace slay; made with excellent leather soles and rubber heels; It has the nifty appear ance that wyi appeal to CO SA smart dressers; price a pair High School Boys* Special No, 220 is a good, serviceable blaok English shoe that will appeal to young men who have to limit their expenditures for shoes. It Is made of good wearing upper stock and genuine oak tanned leather soles; invisible eyelets to the top, §)iiiiiiiiiiiiiiimmiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiHiioBWMWwiiiiiiiinannffliiiiiiiiiii iiiiiimmnHiiiiMwi^l SEATTLE'S FIERY RADICAL MAYOR IS BEING BOOMED FOR GOVERNOR Seattle, Feb. 20.—By defying the very element through whose support he ad vanced and announcing In the midst of the recent strike that the city would be run from the city hall and any person who attempted to Interfere would be shot, Ole Hanson, Seattle's fiery radical mayor, has established himself In the hearts of the people of Washington. Already there Is a boom out for "Hanson for governor." ,01« Hanson Is a regular "Beau Erummel" In dress. His overcoats always outflashed Jim Ham Lewis' vests and pink whiakars In the old days. In a crowd of laborers he always Reems out of place until he starts to talk. He is not rich, but he Is inde pendent. He gave up money making for a public career. He has boen a leader of the northwest radical con structive element for 20 years and has taken part in and messed up, accord ing to his enemies, more labor and public utility disputes than any other man from his section of the country. Although of Swedish ancestry, he lias the Impulsive temperament of an Irishman. He was born In southern Wisconsin. He has always taken an Interest In politics, has always been a radical and an orator of rare ability. He has personal magnetism equalled by few men. When John Wanamaker became contender for the power of Matthew Stanley Quay and entered the race for United States senator in Pennsyl vania. Hanson was one of the magic men brought into the east to defeat Quay. He became one of Wanamaker's leading spellbinders and spoke In near ly every county In the state. When F. Augustus Heinze and the other copper kings of Montana en tered In a political contest for con trol of that state, Hanson favored the chief defender before the miners' meet ings—and handling miners' meetings at that time was a pretty rough job. Hanson followed Theodore Roosevelt on the conservation issue in 1912; in 1916 he was an Independent candidate for the senate, but hs was defeated by Wesley L. Jones. The anomaly of Mayor Hanson's po sition In the recent strike, which has brought him to the fore nationally, lies In the fact that his support has al ways come from labor and the radicals. He Is more responsible for city owner ship of street cars In Seattle than any other man. He has preached public ownership of public utilities for 20 years. As a member cf the Washing ton legislature, he woa largely respon slble for the adoption of the Initiative, 20 ' ; J}, ' L ..... \ Ole Hanson. referendum and recall. He also drove horse racing from the state. Most radical of radicals, always fighting, he always preached that the ballot should be the only form of revo lution. - FAVORS CONSOLIDATION, Washington, Feb. 20.—Consolidation of railroads into about 25 systems was urged by Daniel Willard, president of tho Baltimore and Ohio railroad, by ths senate Interstate commerce com mittee. This would preserve competition, Willard explained, adding that pro posed regional^ grouping would elimi nate competitive conditions. MORE TROOPS AT PORT. New York, Feb. 20—The transport La Touraine has arrived at quaran tine with 814 officers and men as fol lows: Forty-three officers and 18 army field clerks of the headquarters of the second army corps; 10 officers and 443 men of the lieadquartera troop, second army corps trained at Camps Upton. Dodge, Dix, Grant. Sevier and Sherman; 19 officers of the 27th di vision; one officer and 44 men from the 412th telegraph battalion; four oasual officers and 32 civilians.