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HOME EDITION
TODAY'S PRICES
WEATlirK FORECAST.
H rao and west Texas, fair. colder: New
Mesio. deedy. rata, cetder; Arbona. fair
iwtvr hi Brth. ,
r la -it note 134 Mexican pew
- .11 ii Dales blll 1 Csrransa cnr-
- Bar illver (Handy Hanson
non- M'T Copper 2 firaliw
- Luestork steady Stocks high''
EL PASO. TEXAS. WEDNESDAY EVENING. NOVEMBER 24. 1915
SIXTEEN PAGES TODAY.
DELIVERED ANYWHERE 6 CENTS A MONTH.
JKTEST NEWS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS.
SINGLE COPY FIVE CENTS.
APPEALS DELUGE
ESIDENT
PR
PEACE
Marines
Admiral Winslow, Com
manding Pacific Fleet, Is
Ordered Southward.
GUNBOATAND 2
CRUISERS NEARBY
Indians Again Loot Sugar
Plantations and Factory,
Killing Mexicans.
W
VSHIXGTON, D. O, Nov. 24.
Admiral Winslow, command -me
the Pacific fleet was
rjred from San Francisco to
T. polouampo, 2ex-, today with his
:Iag;hip, the cruiser, San Diego, which
fi. nl carr. also 275 additional marines,
r ifl to land to protect Americans and
ther foreigners.
The gunboat Annapolis already is at
Topolobarapo, protecting Americans
intii from the sugar plantations by
raiding Indians.
Tht cruisers Raleigh and New Or
I'ne are- nearby and can reach Topolo
i n po id case of need in less than a
The San Diego's trip from San Fran-
isu will require about sir days.
Indians Again I Enid Lou Uocfals.
Ujpatohes from Topolobarapo have
i oid of a new raid by Mayo Indians on
the sur plantations "at Los Mochis,
N o in which several Mexicans were
k lU-d md eery house looted until the
ropenie" of the United Sugar com
I ui!-fe now present a scene of desola
tion Ml Americans are believed to
li?e left Los Mochis
Protection Inadequate.
It hi- been charged that the Car-
Tcliizi faction, which is in control
'i uf-nout the affected .district, has
i f t iking inadequate steps to pro-
it 'nrtigners After the last preced
i , p d on Los aiichis, a garrison of
i-i uzi troops -was promised, bat
r- r not to have been furnished.
Garriaon Commend Border Troop.
e.reir of war Garrison today
ad j'uLuc a letter to Maj. Gen. Fun
ic on comTnending the general, his of-Til-s
and men in tht highest terms for
ii ir rciduct during the recent critical
s tt oi s on Mexican border
I t' " re to express to ou, and
t1 i l ou to the officers and men of
m n.nd." wrote the secretary,
rip;het appreciation of the able
t n which oa and they have
'fr' fj duties of the most difficult
ri tr ii ,r Kind
Reflect Credit on I. S.
The situation dealt with called for
e i 1 InOi degree of hound judgment,
x . 'is(retion and absolute self con-
u' t at it it er- remarkable that all
v - janties were brought to bear In
t-u i wa as to prevent the bappen-
" n untowa-d incident. Ton have
'tfl ud credit not only upon yonr-
x ut upon t;he army of the United
tit-v tt.d the nation which it serves.
I thank von on behalf of the de-
r trT nen and to the extent that I have
t i- r.t.h to spe?k for the nation, on
t ch At of the nation
I w, i-h rt were better understood by
, . " . ... w -. a..v. 1
ople how finely the nav,- been I
f- - 1 feel sure that all those who!
knowledge do appreciate, and my I
iei;ret is that sucn knowledge is
i -, w ideaprfid "
va 1lll(tB Md Indian.
J-raTH!ico. 'alif. No 24 Or
i ,1'lnaial Winslow to go to Topo.
i pn i ilowed i idio ad ices received
T'i- a of The second sacking of
i nis. Sinaloa. v. ithfn one week
t1 mistreatment of Americans
. t utr ee wt re credited to Villa
tii includint? some Mao m-
( dii DieKO arned here Nov 13.
in extended cruise along the
i. nest coast.
MINING MEN IN MEXICO
PROTEST AGAINST NEW TAX
f'it Mex., Nov. 24 Acting
t,t finance Nieto has agreed to
i r finance Melo nas agreea to ,
a der adwsement a protest filed j
1 ' . ,' J' " Z3&2.25JStX:
il VLmn
Z?! !
i --il new tax on mining properties
M-U'O
:i new law was enacted March
nd has been partly effective since
, d ae hut it soes into full effect
5.1
M irch t'nder it, all taxes are
Le in gold ind it is said that it
bnn' the government $.006,006.
old ta averaged $6 per mining
a-id is pa able in paper at the
(f two to one. or in metallic cur-
Tht new tax calls for $12 per
for the first ten documents, $1S
t ne-n ten, $18 for the next
: .'.4 per claim exceeding the
i d ..anient. All payments are
r i It in gold.
Nieto told the delagtes that
i ( Him tax might be modified.
o'i bullion for export probably
j 1 in (.Teased.
0JINAGA GARRISON GIVEN
REINFORCEMENTS BY CARRANZA
r i k hundred a'dditional men have
-r 1 at tijmaa to r mfor-e the Car-
r ' t -'arnon th r- urdr jehe de las
s lf-e lliojas a cording to a wire
- m iKi' office to Mexican consul
i- as- G Oariia n 1 1 rixi W. dne
loini. s This body doubles the
. ontmned en pate It. Col. 4.)
United
a
lYisiy
VILUST
M'
ITROVITZA. recently the
Servian capital, and Pris
tina. an Important town on
the eastern edge of the famous
Kossova plain, have fallen into
the hands of the Austro-German
invaders of Servia, Berlin an
nounces. A Saloniki correspondent reports
a defeat for the Bulgarians who
had attempted a turning move
ment to force the Servians out of
the Katchamk defile.
Allien I'lannlnc Sorprlw
According to a Saloniki dispatch
to Paris. Great Britain has assured
the Seivlan government that France
and England are preparing a sur
prise in 'the Balkans which will
develop shortly.
German Ilecapture Villase
Kenewed activity In the Rlga
Drinsk region Is reported in the
Berlin statement today. The Ger
mans -were forced out of an ad
vance post in Janopol north of
IUoukst. but declare they recap
tured the village in a counter
attack.
Collective ote to Grece
The prisentation to premier
Skouloudis by the entente minis
ters of a collective note demanding
that Greece at once define her at
titude was followed by a meeting
of the Greek cabinet, members of
which declared the situation had
been cleared, according to an
Athens message.
TUP IE5SELS
EACH SALONIKI
Pans, France Nov 21 Telegraph
ing from Saloniki. under date of No
vember 23. the correspondent at Salon
iki. of the Havas News agency says"
"Four more transports, heavily
loaded with allied troops, arrived in
port this morning '
PREMIER SAYS GREECE MAY
DISARM RETREATING ALLIES
TferlH. 'Prance. Nov. 24 Premier
SfcpotoBdis of Grece, is quoted by the j
the allied forces in Macedonia retreat
across the border Greece may disarm
them, although the Greek government
has not committed Itself on this point.
The ministers of the entente allies
at Athens called upon the Greek gov
ernment in a body at noon Tuesday to
discuss the question ot wnat action
Greece would take should allied troops
now in Macedonia be compelled to re
treat across the frontier, says a Havas
dispatch from the Greek capital. The
message asserts an official communica
tion giving the official attitude of the
cabinet as friendl, was issued.
U. S. AND GERMANY STILL
DIFFER ABOUT INDEMNITY
Washington, D. C, Nov. 24. As a re
sult of the series of conferences be
tween secretary of state Lansing and
German ambassador von Bernstorff. it
is known the two nationes are still
far apart regarding the method of set
tling for American lives lost on the
Lusitania.
Germany sees no way to indemnify
the United States without an admission
of wrong doing unless the matter is
made a subject for arbitration, while
the United States is adverse to arbi
trating the disagreement.
ITALIANS CAPTURE CALVARIO
HEIGHTS NEAR GORIZIA
Rome, Italy. Nov. 2S (Via Paris.
France. Nov. 24. Further advances for
lie 1U1ID iwiuca m men aium.ii.
r-,-,, .Dnniid hv th wr nfflcn
, ,.,,,.. .,,.,. Th crest of
j. ,,,,,. height west of Gorizia
was reached and maintained, it is de
clared, and the positions recently woa
northeast of Oslavia were strength
ened. GKIUIAVi rHS Kt'II.OUGIIS
FOIt TRIIOirS AT THE FHOXT
Berlin. Germany. Nov. 24. A ruling
by the war ministry. Just announced,
states that all soldiers who have been
in the field a year or more, are to be
granted a furlough.
The war ministry also is favorably
considering an appeal to grant fur
loughs to business men, as now is the
case with the farmers who are needed
at home for plowing, planting and har
vesting, so that the business men can
restock their, stores for the winter
trade.
IV,nml i-nr:Rs utisn TO
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Ion. Eng.. . Nov. 24.-HaTing re-
turned from a visit to the Irish troops
on the fighting tront in trance, jonn
Redmond, leader of the Irish Nation
alists, has issued an appeal to all Irish
men to aid England in the war. He
declared that, so far as the western
front Is concerned, Germany is de
cisively beaten.
DULGAItl V 0T PAY lO IX
tM,I3S SHE 1VIXS I.V WAR
Rotterdam. Holland, Nov. 24. A loan
very favorable to Bulgaria has just
been negotiated by Berlin banks, it Is
learned here. The amount of the loan
was not stated. One of the provisions
of the loan is that Bulgaria will not be
called upon to repav it unless all the
war aspirations of the Bulgars are re
alized. TWO JlOIli: SKKVIAX TOW.S
SEI7.KB II Y THE TK17TOXS
Berlin, Germany. Nov. 24 The Ser
vian towns of Mitrovitza and Priatina
have been captured, the war office
announced toda
I1CM HIUTISH IIOMTOR SUNK
London. Eng No 24 Recentlv
published reports that in the fighting
lu Mesopotamia a British monitor had
been sunk in the Tigris river were of
ficially denied here today.
. -&
j The War Al a Glance
States Has a Big Enough Job To Look After Her Own Interests
AS MURDER AN AMER
HE Nil TO
PULL TRAIN;
American Consul al Cananea
Is Beaten By Drunken
Villistas and Robbed.
FORCED TO OPEN
THE BANK VAULTS
Obregon Is Outwitted By the
Villistas In His Sonora
Campaign to Date.
DOUGLAS. ARIZ, Nov. 24. Reports
of Americans from Cananea are
that all but one American there
are safe, the unfortunate one being an
engineer. Edgar Bean- He was mur
dered after the Villa commanders had
forced him to aid in their night from
Cananea. The remains are due to ar
rive at Naco, Arh, today. Engineer
Bean, who worked on the Cananea. Cop
per company's narrow sage railroad,
was forced to drive a train to the end
of the road bevond Puertoeitos and
then made to walk eight miles, where
his body was found yesterday riddled
with bullets.
Consul Ik Beaten.
While onli two American homes were
looted by the departing Villa troops, all
aiA.M onerateri bv the Cananea Con
solidated Copper company were sacked, i
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AmerhaaT-camuI Chaa. M Hague was-,
iorceu to oficn mtvrr mut wisu wj
drunken soldiers.- All horsee-nd do
mestic animals were stolen and all food
supplies.
Preparations for the reopening of
Cananea El Tigre and Nacozari are un
der way and a portion of the employes
of the mining companies there are en
route to those camps today together
with supplies.
J P. Hall and R. L. Slaughter. Jr,
plan to leave today for the Slaughter
Land and Cattle company ranches to
investigate the reported death of A. Ni
Harper and Henry Slate, Americans,
killed Nov. 12 near Cumpas by Manuel
Vasquez.
Obregon Plans Fall.
Available Carranza official reports
early today indicated that the failure
of his commanders, combined with
erroneous information, has resulted in
a complete change in the plans of Gen.
Alvaro Obregon to crush the Villa
forces in Sonora and end revolutionary
strife in Mexico. Summarized, the re
ports are.
Gen. Jose Rodriguez, escaping Can
anea and misleading the Carranza
chieftain since Saturday, is on his way
to reinforce Nogales with his main
army of between 20M and 7 008 men.
Col Cardenas, a Carranza comman
der, with 1200 Carranza cavalrymen, was
reported headed for the Sonora river
valley in ITX belief that a few hundred
of Rodriguez's men, sent south from
Cananea as a lure was the roa'n Villa
body.
Both Factions Active.
In an interview. Gen. P. Ellas ealles.
at Molina, -on the Del Rio and Nogales
branch of the Southern Pacific rail
road, in apparent ignorance of Rodri
guez's movements, said he would be in
Nogales within five das.
Gen M. M. Dieguez reported to Gen.
Obregon that he expected victory from
an attack on Villa's forces eight miles
north of Alamito. begun yesterday
morning No details of the fighting
were given.
The advance guard of the Carranza
forces on the Del Rio and Nogales
branch of the South err. Pacific railroad
have been fighting for two days at La
bota, which was reported occupied, for
the second time by Carranza forces late
last night. Gen Manuel Acosta. leading
the Villa forces out of Santa Cruz, be
ing reported retiring upon Nogales.
Gen. Obregon is preparing to summon
two more divisions of reinforcements
from Mexico to Sonora. These, will be
in addition to the 4060 reinforcements
which should begin to reach him to
day from Piedres Xegras in bond
through the United States.
Troopi Switched.
Immigration officials here received a
wire this morning notifying them that
the destination of Carranza reinforce
ments, arriving this afternoon from
Piedras Negras, has been changed
from Naco to Agua Prieta. They are
as soon as oetrainea to be piacea.
aboard military trains in Agua Prieta
and sent to towns in northeastern Son
oro as garrisons.
Gen. Obregon left this morning for
Naco with the expressed intention of
leaving there immediately after arrival
for Santa Cruz, to personally head the
advance of Carranza forces on Nogakfe.
It is officially reported from Naco
zari that telegraph communication
with Cumpas was lost last night.
Whetber it is due to operations of a
Villa force reported near Agua De
Hondo, or from natural causes is un
known in Agua Prieta.
FAMILY OF BEAN, MURDERED
ENGINEER, IS IN NEW YORK
Bridgeport, Conn, Nov. 24 Edgar
Bean, the engineer whose body was
found near Puertoeitos. Mex, was said
by relatives here today to have been
formerly a resident of Bridgeport.
About 10 years ago. It was stated, he
went to California where he studied
electrical engineering, later entering
the employ of the Cananea Consoli
dated Copper company His wife died
about 1 years, ago Bean wa? 4'i vars
old and was bom at Three Town Cor- ,
ners, X. T, where his three chlldres I
and his parents are now living. 1
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BANDITS FISHT IT
POLICE; DEAD
San Francisco, Calif., Nov. 24 Police
and bandits fought a running battle
from Golden Gate park to the Pre
sidio military reservation, a distance of
more than a mile, through a well popu
lated and prosperous district early to
day. The bandits cot away, except one
who stood off the police from' behind
the rresMio stone wan and was lataiiy
shot. Police corporal Ferderick Cook
was wounded in the side and arm.
Joseph Ross, the wounded bandit, was
taken to a hospital and questioned.
Just Got 'What Was Coming.
"I was foolish," he said. "I got
what was coming to me," and as his
interrogators persisted:
"For , God's sake, let a man die in
peace. I won't squeal."
He died without changing his mind.
Ross and three others held up a road
house on the edge of the park and get
money and jewelry valued at 5500 from
a supper party. They fled in an auto
mobile with three motor cycle police
men in pursuit, followed by a wagon
load more Ross was the rear guard
at the presidio wall.
BISHOP MOORE, CIVIL WAR
OFFICER, DIES OF PARALYSIS
Cincinnati. Ohio, Nov. 24 Funeral
arrangements are being made today
for bishop David II Moore of the Meth
odist Episcopal church who, stricken
Tuesday with paralysis while returning
by train to his home here from Chicago,
died Tuesday night. He was found un
conscious in his berth on a sleepin?
car. Blshqp Moore was 77 years old.
Shortly after being elected bishop in
1900 Dr Moore was stationed at Shang
hai. China, with special Jurisdiction
over the Methodist missionary work In
China. Japan and Korea. From the
far east he was sent to Portland, Ore,
where he remained head of his church
until appointed bishop at Cincinnati in
IS 14.
Bishop Moore entered the civil war
in 18(0 as a private in company A of
the 87th Ohio infantry, and for dis
tinguished service his promotions were
rapid. At the close of the war be was
mustered out as colonel of the 125th
Ohio Infantry.
After finishing his education in sev
eral Ohio institutions of learning Dr
Moore was chosen In 1275 president of
the Colorado seminary and chancelor
of the university of Denver. In IMS
he became editor of the Western Chris
tian Advocate.
"IN COUNTY" CLAIMS OF
WITNESES UNDER $50,000
Austin, Texas, Nov. 24. Fisures com
piled in the controler's department dis
closed today that the total "In county"
witness claims will not exceed 50,000
The thlrt -third legislature passed
a law providing for the payment ot "in
county" witnesses in felony cases, but
the appropriation was vetoed by the
governor and no appropriation was
made by the last legislature for such
fees.
Controler Terrell requested district
clerks in every county to send the
amount due for such claims and the
amount found to be unpaid is within
$50,000. The controler has decided to
request an appropriation for that
amount of the thirty-fourth legislature.
S. P. ItKEl.NK IS ORRATEST
OP AXV MONTH I.N HISTOUY
New York. Nov. 21. The Southern
Pacific company today Issued its state
ment of earnings for October showing
a net increase over the same month of
the preceding year of $1,198,107 This
is the largest gain for that month in
the bint or of the road.
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Prominent Lawyer and Dal
las Business Man Die as
Eesult of a Quarrel.
FORT WORTH, Tex., Nov. it H. O.
Ledgerwood. a prominent attor
ney, and J. N. Whlsenant of Dal
las are dead, following a shooting in
Ledgerwood's office today.
Whiesnatat is said to have killed the
law-jer first, then himself. The Dallas
man was recently indicted here for
fraudulent use of the mails In connec
tion with a bankruptcy case.
Miss Mary Melton. Ledgerwood's
stenographer, asserts that Whlsenant
entered the office, walked to Ledger
wood's desk, cried "You've done me
dirt," and fired. She says she heard
two more shots as she ran from the
room.
The killings are believed to be the
result of a bankruptcy case in which
the two men were concerned.
Dallas Man Aell Known.
Dallas. Tex, Nov. 24. J. N. Whlse
nant, reported dead at Fort Worth, was
a well known business man of Dallas
He is said to have left his home early
today without telling his wife and son
he was leaving the city. An oil com
pany he organized several years ago
recently failed
MIKADO PAYS HOMAGE BEFORE
MAUSOLEUM OF FIRST EMPEROR
Nara, Japan. Nov. 24. Emperor Yo
shihito arnied here today to pay hom
age before the mausoleum of emperor.
Jlmmu. Iirst emperor ma iwnuw "
the Japanese empire, which is built on
Mount Unebi. in Yamato province.
The whole court followed the em
peror from Kioto to Nara. and after
resting at the imperial lodge proceeded
to the mausoleum
Following a Shinto prayer read by
the chief ritualist at the altar, em
peror Yoshihito, escorted by his reti
nue, moved before the altar and offer
ing worship informed the spirit of em
peror Jlmmu of his felicitous corona
tion He was followed by the crown
prince, the princes and princesses of
the blood and other members of the
imperial family
The Imperial train returned to Nara
accompanied bv the whole retinue and
thence departed for Kioto.
FliLTOX OEM) FIGHT
WILUUIH AMI -MORAX
Milwaukee. Wis.. Nov. 24. Matches
with both Jess Willard and Frank
Moran are in sight for Fred Fulton, the
Minnesota giant, whose recent ring
successes have attracted attention.
Tom Andrews, the Milwaukee pro
moter, said today he had received from
Fulton's manager. Mike Collins, an
option that Fulton would sign articles
to meet Willard before a New Orleans
club during Mardi Gras week and to
meet Moran before the same club some
time before March. Andrews is acting
for Burns and Tortorich, the New Or
leans promoters.
DK3IOCUAT1C COXVBYTION
JltV BB HKI.D IX JUXB
New York, No 24 Democratic
An4mit indelne from reports re
ceived by tVm F Mct'ombs, chairman j
OI the national tuDiuuuce, i'""
earl national omention Mr Mc
Combs said toda the convention might
be held during the first two weeks
in June
The national committee will meet
in Washington, December 7. when an
effort will be made to decide upon
the time and place for the convention
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Denver, Col , Nov. 24 Two were hurt
and property damaged to the value of
approximately $20,000 by an explosion
and fire at the plant of the Mountain
Motor Fuel company today. Charles
Peters, a driver, was perhaps fatally
Injured and Arthur C Weaver, super
intendent, slightly hurt.
Crossed electric wires are supposed J
to nave caused the explosion.
GERMANY RELEASED WOUNDED
OFFICER; DIPLOMATS SON
Berlin, Germany. Nov. 24. The gov
ernment has ordered the release ot
Lieut. Gerald Goschen. who was wound
ed and captured early in the war in
France. He is the son of Sir William
Edward Goschen. former British am
bassador to Germany, and the son's
release was out of consideration for
his father.
virtually all been as a prisoner. He '
was captured, worn, d. Immediately I
after Joining his regiment. The wound
from which he suffers is in the head
and affects his memory He has been
in a special sanitarium for several
months.
Lieut. Goschen was among the Brit
ish officers- who. after they had appar
ently recovered from wounds, were se
lected to undergo solitary confinement
in Germany in retaliation for the al
leged rigorous treatment of officers
and crews of German submarines by
the British. Lieut. Goschen and the
other officers were visited in the early
summer by a representative of the
American embassy, and later It was an
nounced that the lieutenant, whose
health had suffered severely, would
be transferred to a sanitarium.
BAPTIST CONVENTION IS
INVITED TO MEET HERE
The Baptist general convention,
which met In Austin recentl, was in
vited to meet in El Paso in 1017. The
invitation was extended by Rev. J. F.
Williams, of the First Baptist church,
and was seconded by the other Baptist
ministers attending the convention.
The convention will meet at Bavlor
universit next vear and will probably
select Kl Paso for the following year's
meeting place Rev S N" Livingston,
of the Highland I 'ark Baptist church,
and Rev. O J Wade, of the Calvarv
Houston Square Baptist church, who
also attended the meeting, returned
Tuesday evening.
REAL ESTATE MEN TO HAVE
GET-TOGETHER LUNCH
The recently organized real estate j
men will gite a luncheon at the Shel- 1
don. Saturday noon, to which all real J
estate men or the cit are invited. But I
two speeches hat e been arranged for. f
one bv W. H ustin. who will discuss
"Sales' I Almost Have Made," and an
other bv A. H Anderson, whose topic I
will be "Mv Idea of a Real Fstate Ex- I
change." These speeches will be fol- i
lowed by two minute talks by any real '
estate men present. j
SERB CAPITAL IS MOVED
TO SCUTARI IN ALBANIA !
Paris. France, Nov. 24 The Servian
learatton announced today that the
Serbian government, which had been
located at Pnsrt-nd. is departing today
to Scutari. Albania
M.i;.KI IinsKKTKUS 1RKI5STED.
Charles tkinon and John White
alleged to I e deserters from the 22d
infantr at Iouk1 is?. Vrit, were
arretted here Tuesday night bj po
liceman W A Simpkins.
Thousands Of Telegrams
Pour Into White House,,
Urging Peace Action. ;,
WOMEN DIRECT "' i
ANTI-WAR MOVE
Ford Announces He Will
Take Parly Of Pacifists
To Europe Presently.
WASHINGTON. I. C, Nor. 24.
Telegrams by the thousand
poured Into the white house
today from all sections of the country
urging president Wilson to assist the
movement for & conference of neutrals
to attempt to end the European war.
Mrs. Henry Ford recently gave $10.000
to the Woman's Peace party toward
the telegraph campaign.
The messages, which were suggested
by Miss Jane Addams and other leading
women peace advocates, mass, wfnsllfm
The campaign- will be wouAt to a
climax Friday when a delegation o
women peace advocates will call oi
president Wilson.
Ford To Head Peace Party.
New York. Nov 24 Henry Ford. th
Detroit manufacturer, announced toda
he would take a. peace expedition to
Europe to attempt to end the war. Mr
Ford will invite leading American
pacifists to Join the expedition, as well
as peace advocates from other neutral
countries.
Negotiations have been opened with
the Scandinavian-American lino for the
charter of the liner Oscar IL If the
boat is secured it is proposed to start
from New York on December 4.
Bryan and Jordan In Party.
It is believed William Jennings Bryan
and Dr. David Starr Jordan will be in
the party which Mr. Ford plans to take
to Europe. Mr. Bryan has recently been
considering visiting Europe in the in
terests of peace, while Dr. Jordan in
tended attending a proposed peace
meeting at The Hague, which has sow
been postponed.
There is some question here as to
the reception Mr. Ford would receive
in England, where be has aroused con
siderable dislike because of his atti
tude toward the big Anglo-French
loan recently. Mr. Ford announced
funds of his company would be in
stantly withdrawn from any bank par
ticipating m the loan.
Conference Revives Peace Rumors.
Znrich, Switzerland. Nov. 24. Re
ports of a moement for peace were re
vived today b a conference here of
prince von Buelow. former German
chancelor,. with the cardinal archbishop
von Hartman of Cologne mad Dr von
Muehlberg, Prussian minister to the
atican
The conference is regarded as of
great importance because the cardinal
is on his way to Rome to attend the
forthcoming conclave of the college of
cardinals.
JULU bLNOUn
HOUSE OF LORDS
London, Eng-. Nov. 24 The earl .f
Terb. in charge of British recruiting
speaking before the stock exchange to
da. declared that the house of lords
needed a censorship
The man ho .rives information to
the enero." said lord Derb. "goes bv
an ugly name, and it should be given
just as much to a speech delivered in
the house of lords as to a man who
risks his life setting information for
the enemy."
After stating that ' no gentleman"
would have made, and no gentleman
would believe, lord St DavidVs accu
sation of the headquarters staff, and
subjecting lord Ribhlesdale's recent
utterance-, of a like character, lord
Deri spoke of recruiting
H? iid he had not come to enlist
reiruite in the stock exchange but to
ask the loyal cooperation of Its mem
ber.. Lord St Pavids charged the British
General staff, under field marshal
remr with incompetence, declared it
was -v t ral timm as large as the
French gt neral staff and said man'.
off'Cv-rs were unable to attend to their
duties early in the day because of hav
ing played bridge late the night be
fore. CIU UCHIM. I I.REU
FM.HTIM. i. TIIKNCHE.
London. U,( No 24 Winston
Spenter Chn- Hill forme' first lo-cl
of the admiriK aid irme. thancelor
of the duchv of Umasiti is alreadi
on duty in tht mht-b. .nording to
British corrf!r'ii 1ms t he front He
is attached to the urenadier uard&
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