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HOME EDITION
WEATHER FORECAST.
El Paso and west Texas, generally fair; Km, Hex
ico, generally fair, little change in temperature; Arunna,
fair, slightly warmer in north.
I TODAY'S PRICES
Meiicnn bank notes, state bills, 630c; pesos, old,
34r; new, 45c; Mexican gold. 50c; naaonales, 25c;
bar silver, H. & E. quotation, $1.13J$; copper, 2Z
I 24c; grains, higher; livestock, irregular; stocks, irregular.
20 PAGES. TWO SECTIONS. TODAY
LATEST NEWS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS.
EL PASO. TEXAS. FRIDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 5. I9I9.
SINGLE COPT. FIVE CENTS
DELIVERED ANTWHEHE. 'tc MONTH
WILSON'S
NATOR
HERALD
"lS asaSBSBSsi
JEFI
' CALL LABOR
DENOUNCES
MEXICAN ARMY OF
ORDER IN OIL FIELDS
Gen, Francisco Murguia Given Command of Troops to
Patrol States of Tamaulipas, Coahuila and Veracruz,
Where Principal Petroleum Properties Are Lo
cated; 3000 Military Police Are Cooperating.
GALVESTOX, Tex- Sept. 5
Gen. Francisco Murgula has
been Kiven command of 20,000 fed
eral troops nlth which to -preserve
order In the Mexican states of
Tamanllpas, Coahulla and Vera
CntZf vrhcre Mexico principal
oil field are located, according
to an official report received to
day by Sleade Flerro. Mexican
consul here.
Three thousand military police
are also operating In the same
states
MISSING AIRMEN" LAST SEEN
162 MILES BELOW SAN DIEGO
San Diego CaL, Sept. 5. Searchers
r Lieuts. F. B. Waterhouse and C
'"'""".-leUy, army aviators, who have
-missing from Rockwell field
MORE THAN HALF
TO BE ASSIGNED
Plans for the Reorganized Establishment Include Thor
ough Policing of Mexican Border; Demobilization
Will Be Completed at Port Bliss With Muster
ing Out of Men of the Pirst Division.
w
rAR department plans. It became
known Friday, include keeping
the Mexican border more than
hi.lt of the regular army assigned to
domestic duty, after all of the regu
lars are borne and the emergency
troops discharged. These troops will
be kept in the soothers and western
detriments, many e-f them In border
posts and practically all of them
within six hours' reach of the border.
According to J. B. Mabfy, federal
directors of troop movements In this
district, about ISM men have been
added to border camps -and posts In
this district in the past month and a
corresponding number in other dis
tricts along the border. About 40.
000 troops are now available for
r-order service in the southern and
western districts.
first Division La.t Home.
With Jie return Thursday and
Friday of First division contingents
to the United States from overseas
Fort Bliss is expecting the arrival
of about 1000 more men for demob
ilization. Mr. Habry said. These
troops will come to Fort Bliss in lots of
liO and more. After the First division
is all home troop movements will be
practically over as far as overseas
men are concerned. About 8040 men
will be left in Germany.
It was announced at military head-
Wilson Agrees To Ask Conference
Of Steel Corporation With Labor
Hoping To Avert
WASHINGTON, IX C Sept. 5.
President Wilson has agreed to
undertake to bring about a conference
between representatives of the steel
c orkers and of the United States Steel
corporation in a affort to avert a
t-ratened strike.
The president was asked In a tele-g-am
sent htm today by Samuel Gom
pers. president of the American Fel
eration of Labor, and the committee
of steel men, to say whether a con
ference could be arranged before next
1 ueaday when the presidents of the 31
international unions in the steel in
dustry will meet here to take such
action as they might deem necessary.
The telegram to the president fol
lows Charges Brutality to Slen.
The executive committee repre
senting the various international
t.nions in the iron and steel Indos-i-v
met t?day to consider the awful
situation which exists in many of the
iron and steel industry centers. The
coercion, the brutality employed to
p: event men and unions from meeting
m halls engaged, upon rivate prop
my. in the open air. the thuggery of
the corporation's emissaries, the
ivnolesaie discharge of numbers of
nt-n for no reason than the one as
signed that they have become mem
bers of the union, have brought about
a situation that It is exceedingly dlf
ticult to withhold or restrain the in
dignation of the men and the resist
ance that they declare it is their pur
pose to prevent.
Slay Not Longer Avert Strike.
"The executive committee, relying
upon the case as presented to you
last neck, and your earnest declara
tion to endeavor to bring about a
conference for the honorable and
peaceful adjustment of the matters In
School Children
Get a Dictionary
Everv school boy and girl needs
a good" dictionary. The El Paso
Herald has offered to give a new
L'niversitv Dictionary, which has
just been thoroughly revised, re
set and reprinted from new plates,
free for securing a few new sub
scriptions to the El Paso Herald.
For further particulars, call to see
or write H. H. Frls. circulation
manager, gi paso Herald.
Paso
since August 20, reported by radio
today the men were last seen while
flying; over San Joan do Dios, a Low
er California settlement. 60 miles
southeast of San Quentin, 162 miles
down the coast from San Diego.
RAILROAD MAN SAYS MEXICO
CONDITIONS ARE IMPROVING
P. J. Clark, general freight and
pasenger agent of the Mexico North
western railway company has just
returned from Mexico City, where he
has spent the past four weeks on busi
ness for the Mexico Northwestern
railway and the Madera company. Ltd.
Mr. Clark, who was accompanied by
his wife, states that the train ser
vice between Laredo and Mexico City
is good and his trip was a pleasant
one. He visited Mexico City in the
interest of the companies and states
that hftd various business matters
to handle with practically all of the
(Continued on pace 9 column 4.)
REGULAR ARMY
TO BORDER DUTY
quarters Friday that by September
1 oil tntrnncv enlisted men will
have been discharged. The time-fer
the discharge of emergency officers
has been extended until Oct. 31.
To Build Ho Hcjralar Army.
With the reduction of the army
to the pre-war regulars plus the men
who have reiniisted since the armis
ttcei -was- 4gned wWeetrfo tee-re
a
building of the. regular establish-:
ment along whatever lines eongressfspecuiauon nan bubi. " . !::
lays down. And with the exception I the price rj securities have occurred,
of the steady movement of troops.; The general business siyjatlon. mw
horf.nmnt. aivi the shipment of ever. Is at bottom strong. .
- .i tiliu cituH. 1
groups iu ure. tu;,, . -
Alaska tne regular estanusnmeni ia,ixaro recoruea mi ":.
merely marking time. Mr. JIabry
savs that 5900 men are being sent
out of San Francisco every two
weeks to those foreign ports.
Word was received . here Friday
that 123 men were being sent from
Souther field. America s. Ga, to Kelly
field at San Antonio to strengthen
the border airplane patrol. Sixty
eight men are expected at Fort Bliss
tonight on the Texas Pacific. The
men are mostly casuals from the
Second division.
Men Sent to Marfa.
Fortw recruits were sent to Marfa.
Texas. Friday, to strengthen the gay-
rieon there. .Men also were sent u
Tucson.
By October 15 the heavy troops
movements will be over In Sir. Ma
bry's opinion. He expects to return
(Continued on page S, column 4.1
Threatened Strike
controversy has thus far been enabled
to prevail upon tne men not to en
gage m a.reneral strike. We cannot
now alllrm now mucn longer we snaii
be able .to exert that influence, but
we urge you, even in the great work
in which tou are engaged, to give
prompt attention to this most vital of
issues.
"A meeting of all presidents of the
31 International unions In the steel in
dustry has been called to take place
on Tuesday. September 9. in Washing
ton. D. C to take such action as they
may deem necessary. May we not
have vour reply on or before that time
as to whether or not a conference with
the steel corporation is possible.
Wilson to Reach Derision.
St. Louis. Mo, Sept. 5 President
Wilson nrobablv will decide later to
day whether a conference can be ar
ranged before next Tuesday, aa re
quested by Samuel Gompers, accord
ing to an announcement at his hotel
here this morning.
EMPLOYMENT BUREAU OPEN
A?,L DAY; HELP IS SCARCE
Commencing this Saturday, the em
ployment bureau in the city hall will
remain open Saturday afternoons.
Housewives desiring: helo for Sunday
may place their orders Saturday aft
ernoon. Domestic Help Is g-ettm? scare, ac
cording to manager H. M. Walker. He
says nersons neediner washerwomen
and other women labor should place
tneir oraers tne day belore tney are
needed. The prevailing wage, he
says, is from $1 a day and care faro
to $1.25 a day and car fare.
GENERAL SYMPATHY. STRIKE
IS DECLARED IN SANTIAGO
Santiago, Chile. Sept. 5. The brew
eries having declined to grant the de
mand off- their striking employes for
better conditions, a general strike has
been declared in sympathy with the
brewery workers. The street cars are
tied up and the tax I cab drivers, shoe
makers, bakers and members of other
unions are fast joining the move
ment. The railway men also have de
cided to so out.
INDUSTRIAL sffijATION IN
ENGLAND IS LESS SERIOUS
London, Eng., Sept. 5. The Indus
trial situation in Great Britain at the
present moment appears far less
grave than a rew months ago, when
there was a threat of a complete up
heaval of labor Sine the settlement
(Con tinned on page 4 column 4.)
Must Not
REACTION FROM
PRICES
SET li
Wearing A pparel and Some
Food Prices Decline, As
serts Reserve Board.
BUSINESSVOLUME
CONTINUES HIGH
Crop Outlook Less Favor
able; Solution of Wage
Problem Expected.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Sept 5. Re
action from the high price level
established during the war has set
in, says the federal reserve board's
review of business conditions in
August.
Not only are some foodstuffs de
clining in cost to the consumer, but
the price of wearing apparel, such
as textiles and shoes, also has been
affected, the review says. Business
continues at an "extremely high
level. and confidence In a satisfac-i
tory solution of the wage and price
problems was reported from all sec
tions of the country.
Price Trend Is Lower. I
"A movement toward lower prices
appears to be in process In certain
directions: prices of certain food-
stufs are declining: a feeling of con
servatism is noticeable in certain
lines, such as the textile and shoe in
dustries, in which price advances had
previously been most marked, 're
sales' at some concession in price be
ing reported." the report says.
"Reports from the federal reserve
agents generally reflect a feeling of
confidence that a satisfactory solu
tion of the price and wage problems
will be reached. The actual volume
of business transacted continues at an
extremely high level for the present
season of the year.
Cotton In Poor Shape.
The agricultural outlook, on the
wholeis distinctly less favorable than
a month ago. although the large
acreage sown In certain cases win,
compensate for decreased yield per)
acre. Cotton tn particular is o
onimiuh ... v . " . - .
ulnty which prevails, me jo""" "j ,
ni.MMlnr lahnr conditions, tne
tram the
maiorltv of districts designate
situation as "unsettled.
PACKERS HELP
THE CATTLE
TWonrl "Rio Vive aS
icuui) ,wiww o
Fosterers of jfroauciioa
of Livestock,
Washington. D. C Sept. S- L. L.
Russell. F. H. Birmingham and W. H
WaddelL cattlemen, all of Fort Worth,
yesterday before the senate agricul
tural committee considering the Ken-yon-Kendrick
bills to regulate the
meat packers, defended the packers.
Russell declared the packers helped
the cattle producers by loans and that
he had never known the packers to
call a loan. Bight percent interest is
the average. Senators thought that
too high, but the witness referred to
the rate for call money In Wall street
and declared that eight percent Is rea-
- v. i Th. tMtimonv developed
that 85 percent of the range cattle)
in Texas is unaer mongasc
Birmingham said he felt kindly to
ward the packers, as Swift and com
pany had given him his start In the
cattle business. He attacked the
railroads under government owner-
ShWaddell. who was until recently In
spector of rattle loans for the federal
finance corporation, suggested the
formation of a committee to Include
producers, consumers and packers,
to study the food situation.
U. S. WARNED NOT TO RUSH
UNESSENTIALS TO BRITAIN
London. Eng, Sept. S. (By the As
sociated Press.) Great Britain s
greatest economic problems are de
creased production and port and
trrnslt congestion, says the monthly
report of the American chamber of
commerce. This congestion directly
affects American exporters.
The chamber warns American ex-,
porters not to rush the British mar
ket with unessentlals, and to Invest
in British securities In order to raise
the pound sterling rate.
Headliners In
Today's Theater:
ALn AMDXIA
"The Dark Star." Marion Davles.
D1JOU ,
"The Way of a Woman." Norma
Talmadge.
ELLANAY
"The Peace of Rparing River,"
Pauline Frederick.
GRECIAN
"The Shepherd of the Hills."
LNKIUE
"White Man's Chance," J. War
ren Kerrglan.
WIGWAM
"Butcher Boy," Fatty Arbuckle.
"The proved circulation of
The HI Paso Herald Is nearly
twice that of any other CI Paso
paper.
O
O OOO
Let Its Good Reads System Las For Lack Of Money
GERMANS WAGE NEW 40 AMENDMENT
CONFLICT IN EAST
Teutons Urging Bolsheviki Forward in Every Way to
Hamper Poland, Says Paderewski; Abuse and "foil
Polish Workmen in Silesia; Foment Disorder in Rus
sian Baltic States; Is New War on Allied Cause.
PARIS, France, Sept. 5. "Germany f rifle to fight this underground cam-
. . Inntfm tphlph I. hTner mniinrte-A In
1 defeated on ' the west, has turned
to the east, where, she is waging
battle with the hope of achieving the
victory she could not win on the other
fronts," Ignace Jan Paderewski,
Polish premier, declared Thursday to
the Associated Press while discussing
Polish affairs. M. Paderewski will
appear before the supreme council of
the peace conference today to discuss
tne critical situation in xescuen auu
Silesia.
-In upper SUeala. east Prussia,
Lithuania. - along; the Bolshevik
front In the vicinity of Minsk, and
nlong the L'krnlnlan front, Polish
armies are forced to face armed
enemies, lie continued. -Where
these enemies are not Germans,
they nre aided by Germans, who
are urging tie Bolsheviki forward
In every way to embarrass Po
land. Onr new government, wit
limited supplies and little cloth
ing for Its army, finds the situa
tion desperate.
"Until the German, treaty Is rati
fied, we cannot get the foreign troops
necessary to stabilize the situation
and hold the plebiscites in sections of
ceded territory. In the meantime,
Polish workmen are being beaten,
abused and killed by German troops
In Silesia. The Poles are eager to
rush into Silesia to avenge the
wrongs inflicted on our countrymen
and it Is difficult to restrain our peo
ple. -In the Baltic states of Ilnssla
the Germans nre fomenting dis
order nnd lending assistance to
the Bolsheviki. On all sides we are
forced to face this new war that
Germany Is waging against the
allied eanse. She Is determined to
eonmier Russia at any rout and is
making every effort to hamper us
In onr battle against disorder.
German propagandists are twist
ing every clash between onr
troops and the Bolsheviki Into
Jewish pogroms.
"We are unable to defend ourselves
against the calumnies. We are too
busy shooting at our enemies withi
0,1 fGfTARlOF COMMERCE
RE0FIELD-0U1TS CABINET POST
theiPooicmatinTi nf William fl
vember 1, Tendered to and Accepted by President;
Secretary Plans to Give Attention to His
Private Business, He States.
k -"- J Ws,-fc J st
I To Quit Public Lifei
Urge U.S. And
British Force
Police Fiume
Allied Generals Report on
Investigation of Disturb
ances in Fiume.
Paris, France, Sept 5. It Is Is un
derstood that the commission of allied
generals sent to Flume to Investigate
disturbances there. In which French
soldiers were killed, has made rec
ommendations to the peace conferen-e
which include maintenance of public
order in Fiume by an American and
British police force, marines forming
the American contingent
Conclusions "Blow to Italy.
Rome, Italy. Sept 6. The conclu
sions attributed to the interallied
commission's inquiry IntoMhe Flume
incident are so enormous, says the
Glornale d'ltalla. "that they seem Im
possible as coming from representa
tives of governments with whom for
five years Italy has lived In the
brotherhood of 'arms and to whom she
has given luminous proof of friend,
shtp. These conclusions. If reports are
true, are blows which would be hardly
"W-Uliajri C. T?edf ictel
America and throughout the civilized
world.
"Our people have resisted blandish
ments of Bolshevism so far, but there
Is a limit to our endurance. We hope
for a speedy ratification of the treaty
and pray for the steadying Influence
of allied troops in harassed districts
where plebiscites are to tbe held to
determine the future status ot those
regions."
Polish Troops Held Up.
Coblenz. Germany. Sept- 5. (By the
Associated Press.) Fourteen hundred
Polish soldiers who came to the Amer
ican area for the purpose of transport
ing to Poland 6000 horses and mules,
which were purchased from the Untied
States army, are being held up Indefi
nitely near this city by Germany's
refusal to undertake supervision of
hauling troops and animals across
Germany by ralL The Germans hold
that the shortage of coal and lack of
locomotives makes the task impos
sible under present conditions.
The Question has been referred to
the allied commission in Paris.
DOUBTS hCPORT KOLOIAK
HAS EVACUATED OMSK
London, Eng, Sept. 5. The war of
fice has received no Confirmation of
Wednesday's soviet government wire
less dispatch from Moscow reporting
that admiral Kolchak. head of the all
Russlan government had evacuated
Omsk and transferred his headquar
ters to Irkutsk. Unwillingness was
expressed to accept the report at this
time as true. It Is pointed out that
the Bolshevik advance has slowed up
materially in the last fortnight.
CHOLERA AJTD DYSEXTERY
ARE RAVAGING PETROGRAD
Stockholm, Sweden. Sept. 5. Chol
era and dysentery are reported to
have broken out in Petrograd. Sec
recy is maintained regarding the
number of cases, but public meetings
have been held for the teaching of
elementary precautions. There is a
lack of -medicines, and famine
threatens.
T?.p.rlfifilrl. "RffPf-Wve mi Nr..
WASHINGTON, D. C Sept. 5.
William C. nedfleld. secre
tary of commerce, has'tenedered
his resignation to president Wil
son nnd it has been accepted ef
fective November 1. Thla was an
nounced today officially.
Secretary Redfleld became a mem
ber of the president's cabinet on
March 4, 1913. He was a member of
the 63d congress (from 1911 to 1913)
from the fifth New York district Mr.
Redfleld is 61 lears of age. He was
born in Albany. N. T.
Secretary Redfleld. In announcing
his resignation, said he found It nec
essary to give immediate attention to
personal business affairs, adding that
he was anxious to return to private
life after spending more than eight
years in Washington.
The secretary said he wrote presi
dent Wilson on August 1, asking him
to accept his resignation as of Octo
ber IS. When he found the president
was to be busy on bis speaking tour
during September, however, he agreed
to remain until the last of October.
Resignation Not a Surprise.
Announcement of Mr. Redfleld's
resignation did not come as a sur
prise. Since his disagreement with
director general of railroads Hlnes
regarding prices for steel several
months ago, it had been a most com
mon gossip that he contemplated early
retirement from the president's cab
inet President Wilson was in Europe
when Mr. Redfleld. with the approval
of the executive, set up a board to
agree upon fair prices for necessities
with a view to stimulating produc
tion. Mr. Hlnes refused to accept the
pri e for steel agreed upon between
the board and the Industry, contend
ing that it was too high.
Bank Clearings
ForLastMonth
Show Big Gain
El
raso oank Clearings
Show $661,568.47
Gain Over July.
Bank clearings for the month of
August show that the financial con
dition of the city is better than a
month ago. according to the figures
given out Friday by the El Paso
Clearing association. The bank
clearings for August totaled $23,843.
875.07 as compared with JIJ.U:.
306.69. an increase for August of
$661,568.47.
comprehensible even If the commis
sion, instead of being from allied na
tions, had been composed of officials
of the old Austrian empire.
Later in June there were several
clashes between Italian and French
troops in the city of Flume. It being
alleged by the Italians that the
French soldiers In the city had
trampled upon Italian flags, which
had been wrested from Italians in the
streets.
P I
BLhUHhbtNAI t
Four Reservations Included
in Treaty as Ordered
Reported.
WEEKS OF SENATE
DEBATE PROBABLE
Plan Followed Reflects
Views of Drastic Res
ervationisls. ASniNGTOX; D. C, Sept S.
Senator McCnmber. Republi
can, North Dakota, today made
public and later discussed In the
senate the reservation to article
10 of the league of nations advo
cated by the Republican senators
favoring less drastic reservations
titan those adopted yesterday by
the foreign relations committee.
It would merely define the limita
tions of congress to undertake
territorial guarantee.
The treaty ot peace with Germany,
ordered reported out late yesterday
by the foreign relations committee,
will include four reservations and
about 40 amendments when it reaches
the floor of the senate, about Septem
ber IS. The reservations, adopted in
committee In the form of a resolution
of conditional ratification, prlvide
that:
1 The Unlttd States reserves
the unconditional right to with
draw from tbe league.
Z The United States Is not
bound by article 10 nnd accepts
no mandates e&rept by Joint reso
lution of congress.
3 All Internal affairs ot the 1
United State are removed front
the league's consideration.
4 The Monroe doctrine is de
clared entirely oatalde the
league's jurisdiction nnd the
United State shall he Its Inter
preter. The amendments Include the pro
vision thai Shantung shalL.be .re
turned to China, and substitutes
-China" for "Japan" to tha wording
of the Shantung sectJOB; provides
withdrawal of the United States from
representation on the numerous in
ternational commissions: limits the
authority of American representatives
on the reparations commission: pro
vide for equal voting power in the:
league council and assembly of the
united states and ureal Britain, ana
nrohlbit British colonies voting tn
league deliberations on questions at
Issue between Great Britain and the
United States. Most ot the other
amendments simply are changes In
verbiage.
Action Sooner Thnn Expected.
The action of the committee tn or
dering the treaty reported out yes
terday came sooner than expected.
and followed a stormy debate tn
which membership of both Repub
licans and Democrats were divided.
The reservations were offered by
chairman Lodge and were regarded aa
representing the views of Republicans
advocating drastic reservations, ucii
was strenuously opposed by Demo
cratic members of the committee,
with the exception of senator Shield,
of Tennessee. No vote was taken on
the provision requiring acceptance of
tne reservations oy ureal uiuam,
France. Italy and Japan.
Democrats Plan Minority Report.
Chairman Lodge planned to begin
work today of drafting his report, but
it was not believed the report could
be In shape for presentation to the
senate for at least ten days The
Democratic members of the commit
tee will be allowed three days there
after In which to file a minority re
port which they will do. Weeks ot
debate, members said, undoubtedly
will follow submission ot the reports.
Senator Fall did not press Ms
amendment proposing elimination of
the provision for an" International
labor body.
Resolution With Reservations.
The resolution of ratification with
the reservations adopted follows:
"Resolved (two-thirds of the sen
ators present concurring In the reser
vations) that the senate advise and
consent to the ratification of a treaty
of peace with Germany and by the
plenipotentiaries of the 7 allied and
associated powers, at Versailles, on
June 88, 1919, with the following
reservations and unders andings to
be made a part and a condition of
such ratification, which ratification
is not to take effect or bind the
United States until the said follow
ing reservations and understandings
have been accepted as a part of and
a condition of Said instrument ot- ran-
a CVIIU1UUU ut Dai. ....... ..... - .
flcatlon by at least three of the four
principal allied and associated powers, I The greatest nationalist, the pres
to wit: ldent said, is he man who wanted
Japan nation to be a great nation. And
Reserves nlEht To Withdraw. a great nation, he added "was that
-1 The United States reserves to whlth penetrated to the heart of Its
&!i'?3P&2'&r e
the notice provided in article 1 of said , world."
treaty of peace with Germany. Tha president was introduced by
-2 The United States declines to I mayor H. W. Kiel, a Republican. He
assume, under tbe provisions of 'said that In honor of the visit "poli-
article 10 or under any other article,
any obligation to preserve the terri
torial integrity or political Independ
ence of any other country or to In
terfere in the controversies between
1 (Contlnned on pa are colamn 3.)
Will Commemorate
U. S. Troops' First
Landing in France
Paris, France, Sept. 5. President
ro in care and Hugh C: Wallace, the
American ambassador to France,
will be the principal speakers at
the ceremony Saturday of laying
the cornerstone for tbe monument
which Is to be erected at Polnte Do
Grave to commemorate the first
landing of American troops In
Franc to participate in the world
war. The monument wil be a copy
of the Statue of Liberty.
SiPLAN TO
MEET REGA
ITREAT
YI
PRESIDENT SHOWS CONTEMPT FDR
LI, SENATOR SHE11 CHARGES
Illinois Solon Criticizes Declaration International "Work
ers' Congress Will Be Held Whether Treaty Is
Ratified or Not; Says Officials Have Been Im
peached for Less; Wilson "Yoked to Radicals."
"IT 7ASHINGTON. D. C. Sept 5.
w President Wilson's declaration in
his address yesterday at Colnmbns, O
that the international labor confer
ence provided for In the peace treaty
would be held heVe next month, re
gardless of whether the senate bad
ratified the peace treaty In the mean
time, was attacked In the senate to
day by senator Sherman, Republican,
Illinois.
Deelarlns the president's dec
laration Indicated conteHij)tous
dlaresard" for the law, the Illi
nois senator salds
"Pnbic officials have been Im
peached for less flasrant Tlola
tlon of the laws of onr country
than this."
"Next month.- said senator Sher
man, "we are notified the president
proposes to assemble in this country
COOLNESS IS TURNED TO WARMTH
S PRESIDENT
Nation's, Chief Greeted as Stranger, With Eespect But
No Enthusiasm, as He Visits Middle West; Columbus
Speech Shows People More Interested in High Cost of
living Than in League; President May Profit by This.
By DAVID
OT. LOOTS. Mo. Sept. 5. President
kJ Wilson comes as a stranger from
afar. His first audiences are cool,
awestruck and even apathetic toward
the gospel he preaches when he be
gins. But gradually the president
touches the heartsprings of American
patriotism and emotion and brings
down the house. Street crowds are
unenthuslastic. a handclappinc here
and there, occasionally a cheer so
rare as to be conspicuous, and Mr.
Wilson proceeds down the main thor
oughfares of the city a respected
magistrate with an austerity and dig
nity that begets solemnity, not Joy.
Oat In Ohio, which state helped
reelect Wilson In 1D1S, IhouKh
every state hereabout voted the
other way, one mis at have ex
pected a joyous welcome. But to
anyone who saw the cbeerlnc
thrones on the Champs Ely sees In
Paris or even the demonstrations
of the undemonstrative British or
tbe fanatical enthusiasm of the
emotional Italians, tne reception
at Columbus was a painful anti
climax. Here was the man who had come
back from overseas after representing
the United States In the most mo
mentous conference ever held between
governments.
Get Uttle Attention.
But there was nothing triumphal or
heroic about the president's journey
down the streets of Columbus. He got
more attention In that city seven
U. S. Must Fulfill PaH In Family
Of Nations To Attain Full Measure
Of Nationalism, Asserts President
T. LOUIS. Mo. Sept. S. Speaking
1 today at a chamber of commerce
luncheon here, president Wilson aaid
that this nation could not attain tbe
fall measure of nationalism without
fnlfillins its part In the family of
, i
nations.
UVZS UB IKW BU.peuaW 1UT HI 3
whole day long."
Cheer "World Benefactor.'
The crowd save three cheers for
the "benefactor of the world." pro
posed by one of the din era
The president said he was glad to
see "politics adjourned" becauso
politics had nothing to do with the
great Issues before me country.
The president said he was glad to
"The Heart Breaker," Romantic Novel
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"THE HEART BREAKER," a fine story-pirtnre of life in a small American
town, will begin its appearance in The Herald next Monday with the
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spirit of romance and its interest is sustained from chapter to chapter, from
the beginning to the end. "The Heart Breaker"' will be a daily feature of
The Herald. It is one of big interest
S ATTACKED
the representatives' of various con-
tries under the labor articles of a
treaty unratified by our country. I:
is his declared purpose to convene n
American soil a meeting of alien gro-. -emroents
with our own. regardless of
whether the treaty has became tv a
law of this republic or not.
The president has already
played with firebrands sufficient
ly to have Informed himself of
the danger. lie has yoked fclxn
self up with reToIntlonarfes m
frequently as to know he cannot
check their mad race to the goal
of lawlessness. His open declar
ation, that he proposes to convene
on American soil radicals as well
as others from foreign govern
ments Is a proclamation of la-fr-lessness
and contemptuous disre
gard of the United States goTcrn
ment. "Again we have one who declared
I am the state'; have the Amer.-at
people quit electing president ar3
i begun to elect kings?"
PLEADS RIS CASE
LAWfiEKCE.
years afo as an unknown candidate.
To he fair, one rauat note certain
things. -The street cats were at a
standstill.. -.A strike, said to have been
called chiefly to impress Mr. Wilson
with the restlvenees of labor, bad tied
up traffic.
And besides. It was drirzling. Th.s
combination of circumstances mads
Mr. Wilson's visit about as welcome
-as a dinner guest when the cook h.t '
left. Also, folks hereabouts, accord
ing: to local newspaper men, are wor
ried about the cost of living. They
would have llhed to hear Mr. Wils- 1
denounce the profiteers arid te'l ther
how he expects prices to be reduced
And If, as the president has
hitherto claimed, tbe delay In rat
ify In jr the treaty Is affectlns; the
prices of commodities In the
1'nlted States his audiences would
have preferred to hear him on
that phase of tbelr domestic Ills.
The president told the correspo--ents
afterward that he expected to d s
cuss this in future speeches.
Mr. Wilson's first utterance, in-1.-dentally,
is not to be taken as tw
proverblal keynote. He did not cir
all the subiects with wbtcb he plans
to deal. He will develop his irias
as he goes along, snitinsr the sntv.,u
to the occasion aa the spirit taoies
him.
All his speeches are extemporane
ous. That i a tremendous stra.
For in his effort at Columbus to make
a comprehensive survey of so ast a
subject as tbe peace treat v. th-? prs'
dent touched only superficial- cn a
number of thinrs. But. while he ui
not go Into details he did eTpr"?s
(Conttnued on pace column 4.)
get away from Washington to d'S
cuss the peace treaty, because it w"
"apparently difficult to discuss it .o
Washington.
The neople, Mr. Wilson said,
seemea to. have gathered from
previous dlscussibns of the treaty
that there was little else in the
treaty hut nn article ten In It
"nnd something about Ss an tunc.
As a matter of fact, he asserted.
It was. a chart for a new system
of the world."
To establish and safeguard tha
small nations of the world was the
purpose of the treaty. Objection
had been made to this, he said, or
the plea that it was "none of cur
business."
"But it is our business, continued
the president, "to prevent war. and
if we don't take care of the weats
nations of the world then we wU
have war.
Those who objected, Mr. Wilsca
said, should now show how else
peace can be guaranteed. "Let them
show. he said "that they are no
absolutely contemptible quitters if
they don't see this game through."
The Industrial interests of the
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