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Earl of Derby publicly mourns on loan of 400 doc tors In the battlea of 11» --s.,nnn«.. \\ hats the latest returns on loss of lawyers, Mr. Derby? AUSTRIAN VESSELS SEIZED! Break With Kaiser's Ally Comes; Envoy Called Home MAKE CABINET OF ALL PARTIES, ADVISES DAVIS The I im.s ii,is ;l sk, ,1 v , ,i-kl. <i<»i>i.- niunber of leading Tnro mans to contribute to this paper short editorial articles on various KubjertK of timely interest. A home garden article by Charle* A. Cole, county h«i ii ulturiM, appeared a few da.vn ago. Herewith is a dim-UNHion of the proposal for a coalition cabinet, written by I'rof. 8. Duylk of tiie College of l^uget Sound, who is also a state itenator. BY PROF. WALTER S. DAVIS The die is cast. The Rubicon is crossed. The sword of the American people is cast into the scales of the world-wide conflagration. Our people enter the war not as party men, not as democrats, not as republicans, but as Americans, as a fairly united people. The cost of the war in death and taxation, in sacrifice and business will be borne alike by men of all parties. To give effectiveness to this unity and to maintain it in thoroughness, to prevent party criticism and opposition on the one hand and party advantage on the other hand, the Question arises in the minds of many patriots, "Should President Wilson form a cabinet composed of .statesmen of all the leading Ameri can political parties as has been done in France and England? Should anyone insist that this is a question solely for Presi dent Wilson to determine and not for others, the point will be readily conceded and sustained If considered merely as a con stitutional question. But the cabinet, being a public institution, and ours a gov ernment by the people, the advisibillty of the formation of a coalition cabinet may well form a subject of public duiCUHiOB in this time of national crisis. LINCOLN HAD COALITION CABINET The present war had not proceeded far before both France and Great Britain changed from party to coalition cabinets. In the American Civil war the first cabinet of President Lincoln, while composed of men who had supported him for the presidency in 18H0, contained along with three former wlilgs, Seward, Smith, and Bates, also four former democrats, Chase, Btanton, Welles, and Blair. This fait led Seward at first to withhold his acceptance until reminded by Lincoln that Lincoln himself was an old whig and would thus restore the whig bal ance in the cabinet. On the resignation of Secretary Cameron, President Lin coln called to the war department Kdwin M. Stanton, a union war democrat who had supported Brcckcnridge, the candidate of the South, In the canvass of 1860. Today no one regrets that great choice, although Mr. Stanton was not a republican. In the cabinet he became a tower of strength to the union cause. The republican national convention of 1564, which rcnom- Inated Mr. Lincoln, was called "The Union Republican Conven tion" and the call to attend it was addressed to all "who desire the unconditional maintenance of the union, the supremacy of the constitution and the complete suppression of the existing rebellion, with the cause thereof, by vigorous war and all apt and efficient means." SHARE PRIVILEGES AND BURDENS In the selection of a candidate for the vice presidency, President Lincoln and the convention desired to reward not merely the loyal war democrats but aUo the loyal union men of the South. This was accordingly done. Since the perilous times of 1861-65, other presidents have now and then invited to the cabinet men of the opposing party, c. g.. Hayes, Cleveland, McKlnley. With the above historical precedents as a guide, it Is here submitted that the formation of a cabinet of the ablest states men of the republic from all parties now would be an act sec onded by the sober judgment and winning the applause of the American people. The common burdens and sacrifices of life and treasure Should be accompanied by a like democracy In the responsibility for the conduct of the war. The words of President Lincoln aptly fit the present situation: "I go for all sharing the privi leges of government who share its burdens." SHIPIN DISTRESS (United Press Leased Wire.) PORT ANGELES, Wash., April !).—The brigan tine Harriet (i. passed up the straits this morning With all her masts gone and her starboard bulwark ton away. A halibut schooner was towing her. The cause of her condition or whether any lives were lost will not be known until she docks. RKtt^RD OLNEY IS Had at 82 years il nil.-. I Proa I ■■■•■■•■ Wire.) BOSTON, April 9. —Richard Olney, secretary of state during the' Cleveland administration, died at his home, 56 Fenway, last night, it was learned Joday. Olney was 82 years of age and had been In poor health for the past four years. CREW OF AMERICAN STEAMER LANDED (I nllril l'rr» I <-ti«.ii Wire.) PARIS, April 9.—A1l the crew of the American steamer Seaward, torpedoed without warning in the Mediterranean, have been safely landed, according to official word leceived here today. From many paragraphs In President Wilton's noble message calling the nation to arms we quote the follow ing as expressing what It seem* to us is our complete Jus tification for war and should continue to be the soul and heart of our national purpose: "We are now about, to accept the gage of battle with this natural foe to lilierty, and shall, if neceasary, spend i in- whole ion <■ of the nation to check and nullify its pre tension!! and its power. We are glad, now that we see OREGON'S TROOPS WILL BE WELL FED <l iiK.-.I I'rrxM I nurd Wire.) PORTLAND, Ore., April 9.—A move to suiipjy Oregon troops, wherever they may be, with the choicest of Oregon food products Is under way here today. The list includes apples, cream cheese, Columbia river salmon, logan berry Juice, strawberries and fruit. THREE WHO TALK TOO MUCH IN JAIL Waited Preaa i.r■*<-.■ Wire.) PORTLAND, Ore., April 9.— Within the last 36 hour* three men have been arrested here for alleged expressions of sentiments? disloyal to the flag. We TheTacoma Times lo A OOPY. THE ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN TAOOMA. lc A OOPY. TACOMA, WASHINGTON, MONDAY, A PHIL 9, 1017. VOL. XIV. NO. <)4. MAKE IT A BULLSEYE! CARLINE PLANS TO BE DECIDED UPON Definite plans for construction of the municipal tideflats street car line to the Todd plant will probably be adopted Tuesday. Members of Mayor Kaweett's special committee announced Mon day that they would report their decision to the citizen's committee within 24 hours, and that, the con struction would probably be or dered this week. SICADE TO TELL INDIAN HISTORY "Indian History and Life of the Puget Sound" will be Henry Sicade's subject Tuesday night when he speaks before the His- torleal Society Research club. Sicade is one of the northwest In dians who is in favor of tin; change of the name of the moun tain. . S. MAY CUT OFF ARGENTINE'S COAL il •■!(•-•■ i'r<—» 1 •■«»•-< I Wlrr.) WASHINGTON', April 9. —The U. 8. government may shut off the coal supplies to the Argentine republic if that country persists in keeping an emliargo on wheat to the allies. rARN SHIPPING OF . SUSPICIOUS VESSEL (United Press Leased Wire.) BOSTON, April 9—The Charles- town navy yard warned coastwise shipping today to be on the look out lor a "suspicious vessel," re ported by a British vessel In a wireless warning. COTTON GOES UP <l nli.-.i Preaa l.cn«.-<l Wire.) NEW YORK, April 9.—Cotton for Ocotber delivery shot upward nearly $8 on the bale in early trading on the. cotton exchange to day, selling at 20.30 cents a pound. May cotton Jumped S3 po'ut.s to 20.95. the facts with Bo veil of false pretense abont them, to fight thus for the ultimate pence of the world and for the liberation of its people*, the German peoples included, for the rights of nations great and small and the privil ege of men everywhere to choose their way of life and of oliedience. The world luuwt be made safe for democracy, ltti peace must be planted upon the misted foundations of political liberty." That The Tiniew approves of the president's war mes- JOIN IN; PICK YOUR PARTNER You have a family to support. Or for sonic other reason you have found you can't enlist in Uncle Sam's fighting force. The sound of the bugle has stirred you. You have heen tugging at the traces. You have heeu racking your brains, these great days, trying to discover sonic way of actively seizing your country in its light for the democracy of the world. Well, here's one way: (Jet on your dancing feet. Put your arm around the waist of your wife or sweetheart — and DANCE! If you don'l know how to dance, if you don't like to danee —dance anyway. Do it for the Red Crow. You don't need any boiled shirt or patent leather pumps to go to the Red Cross adver tising and carnival ball in the GOide Rink Tuesday night. All you'll need is a dollar to buy a ticket. That dollar will go to carry on the work of the Red Cross —the third arm of Uncle Sum's fighting force. It will go to care for the sick or the Wounded among the boys who will bear the brunt of the fight. This is to be no "society event." It is to be a patriotic dance, in which we, Americans all, can join, whether it's our last dollar, or only one of many, that gets us there. Oome on, now. Swing your partner! While we dance we serve, this once. Went FRIENDLY RELATIONS WITH VIENNA AT END <r»ii..l Prrmn I rn«.-rt Wlrr.) intW VOKK, April o.—All Austrian ships In AnirricHn ports were --<-l/«l today wlwn Il<\\~ «;c flashed from Wiinli inirton timi a formal break liad taken i-ln. <■ between this country find AiiKti-ia-lliin gary. The ti'i'iulii<-i I r;iiii om.i. in Plillaclclpliiii; the Krny, in Host mi. jind four nlU|>k in Greater New York harbors were taken over shortly after noon. The Martha WMhisttOß, lying at Stapleton, Staten Island, in this harbor, a ship of &.H-I tons. 11l are largest seized. The l)cr:i, 7.037 tons, the Ida. 4,7:i0 tons, and the Hinialia, 4,!* IS tons, tm taken in charge hy Collector .Malone and a squad of deputies. Tlip Hiinalia was liadl.v dam aged when the I'nitPd States broke with Germany. Her engines were smashed with crowliars. Seizure of the Austrian ships makes a totnl of 61ft,72.'i tons seized since the declaration of war against Oniiany. KAISER GRANTS REFORM (I'ultril IT.-km l.ruacd Ulrr.l BERLIN, via London, April 9. —Formal pledge by the kaiser for political reform was generally hailed with rejoicing in editorial comment today. Hut a number of the more lib eral newspapers indicated clearly the pledges were not enough to satisfy those seeking greater par ticipation by the people in the government. "While the promise will please the socialists, they will take into account only deeds," declared the socialist organ Vorwaerts. "The emperor promises only a secret general vote —so the fight for equal votes must continue," insisted tjie Vossische Zeitung. The 'ItigllHclie Kundeschau, on the other hand, declared: "Thus, in a few strokes of the pen, have been created what years of agitation and conferences liavu heretofore failed to achieve." "Thanks to the empemr's inter vention," said the Lokal Anzei ger, "an unpleasant internal dis pute hag lioen settled. His ad dress will produce a good effect abroad, as showing that there ran be no outside interference and that the German people continue to stand behind the emperor and Field Marshal yon Hindenlmrg." <-We wished for an immediate, start in fulfilling the (hancel lur s promise, but the value of the emperor's proposal is not Kiiiiill." declared the Tageblatt. "Franchise rpform is only one of numerouß reforms which Ger many needs." VKRV SHAKY (I .illril |-rr«. l.< Hard Wlrf.) LONDON, April 9. —Autocracy in Uermany must be feeling a pro found shakiness from unrest among the German people, accord ing to siiV- read today by close observers of Teutonic conditions. That the kaiser should have thought fit to intervene aud issue a formal statement favoring ex tension of the franchise in Prus sia so as to make the Prussian diet more representative, after a promise for almost the name re form from' Imperial Chancellor yon Bethmann-Hollweg, was con sidered highly significant. It was pointed out here that the kaiser, however, like yon sage even to the last sentence and word hardly need be said to those of our readers who have done us the honor of reading our editorials during the past several months. It seems to us that the president said not a word too much or a word too little; that to have said it sooner may have been an evidence of over-eagerness for war; tlmt to have delayed longer certainly would have been weakness. NIGHT EDITION fens** WEATHER |ilS?»2fl Tacoma: Showers. fis Washington: Fair £358 and cooler, light frost, J~ * east portion. (rnited Ptcm Leased Wire.) WASHINGTON, April 9.—Austria formally broke relations with the United States today. The Austrian charge, Zweidinek, called at the state department and asked for his passports. He inform ed the department the order for his action was issued yesterday. A short time earlier Minister Stovall at Berne cabled the department that the break was ordered yesterday. Ambassador Penfield knows nothing of the break in relations, as he left Vienna on April 7. There ban been no chnnne, however, in the status of relations b<tw—a this Koverniuoiit it nil Turkey and Uulgaria, it was offi cially stated. It would not be surprisiiiK. however, if they shortly followed Qm li'iiil of Austria. The put-sports will be made im mediately available for Baron Zwirdcnik, for Count Tarnowski —who luis never been received here as Austrian ambassador for the entire embassy .staff and for all Austrian consular, diplo matic and commercial attaches throughout the country. Wi-ck to (>o In. The QWPMI party that sailed with Count yon Bernsturff when he was gtVM his passports nuin nered about 1!<IO persons. The Austrian parly that will leave with Zwiedenik and Tarnoivskl is expected to reach close to that number. It probably will be at taut a week before the usual foriiinlilles can be pone through and tln> Aus trian party started on its way. This froverninent, of course, will consult with other members of the entente allies as to safe conduit, and means of transport ing tin' party. War Que*.|ion rnseMlert. Swedf-n will assume charge of Austrian Interests in the t'nited States, Baron Zweiedlnek inform ed the state department today. The president will probably communicate the latest develop ment to congress, outlinini; the course of action contemplated. In his war message to mngrOOO, I'rt'sident Wilson reserved the i rinht to discuss the Austrian sit luatlon at a later date. But I whether he will declare a state iof war against Austria is under stood to depend largely upon Aus jtria's official action. There til no official announcement today as to what would be done. OPEN BIDS FOR 38 SUBMARINES <iiiK.il Prraa lm>r.l Wlrr.) WASHINGTON, D. C, April I. - Hids will he opened Wednesday for :tS Rubinarinps for the navy, ;t was-officially announced today. Bethmann-HollweK, adjudged that the reforms should not he made until "the home-coming of our warriors,'' therefore postponing reform until after the conclu sion of the war. The kaiser's Easter mesnage gave specific orders to the impe rial chancellor to "submit to me definite proposals of the ministry of state so that upon the retur/i of .our warriors this work, which is fundamental for the internal formation of Prussia, may be car ried out by legislation." AI'STRIA TO FOMX>W (I ni1..1 PrcM • ru«rit Wlrr.t LONDON, April 9. —Emperor Karl of Austria will follow Kaiser WllhHm s announcement of lib eral Internal reform promises, according to a Rome dispatch to ttie Evening Star today. Among other concessions the dlsptarh xflld semi-autonomy will be granted to the principal Aimtro llnngarlan provinces, including Trieste. In MAY 2 DATE FOR HEARING ON MOUNTAIN S. W. WhII and Rev. Frank Dyer j have been commissioned by the Justice to the Mountain committee to iro to Wubilftos, I). C, to present Tacoma's argurnenU for renaMßlßg the mountain to the na tional geographio hoard, Tlie board has iflgltlfd Mar 2 as the date for a licmtliih on the Queatioa of abolishing tb« name Rainier, and itihatltutlDg another name. Wall and Dyer will urge that ' Taconia" be made the offic ial name. The expenses of sendina; thea« delegates east will be nut from a fund to l>e raised by a committee of three appointed by the Mem bers' council of the Commercial club. rfALK 0 THE <■!■<■«■(inifM. 'lul you keep your Kitster hal dry".' TIIK IM'SSYFIST "There was an old man who Raid, ■How Shall I soften the heart of that co M | I will sit on the stile And continue to smile Till I soften the heart of that cow." " RVt*! « question for th« old timers: Where In Two> mv is "■%■ Him* Xo. 1?" Who'll -. i In the flrttt an- MMPf Home gardeners should differ from policemen In one reaped; they nevrr should tramp their beats. If < "miir-Miiim Johnson sends us any fteedft we hope ii< m -• n.I » tractor wttJi tlient. A traveling fi-ii-ml poat cardN in from Trnino: "Hlr: What will yon iflve in' for a half Interest In m corporation I am promoting, to buy up discarded Individ iini fthavlnff mugs in rurol barber shop* and hHI them for us<- In our leading <|ulck lunrh iiinii'-iilfiiiiis'.'" Several Tncomans today have> asked us why the Sunday Snooze ledger printed its page-one flag la red, white and black, the Oernan colors, and reserved ita bine for circulation advertisements. We bite; why?