Boston Evening Globe, December 5, 1916

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December 05, 1916

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Boston Evening Globe (Newspaper) - December 5, 1916, Boston, Massachusetts Start Now To get your share of the Christmas Trade of the best clientele in New England. Advertise liberally in the Daily and Sunday Globe. vol xc—NO. :158 - ■ rr- ...... ".....-'    -    -............... Dolton CBuemng ©late Evening ^ C Edition X Closing Market PricesBOSTON, TUESDAY EVENING. DECEMBER 5. 1010-EIGHTEEN PAGES COPYRIGHT 1916, OY    T>T?TfrI?    AVT?    A'PXTT THE 01.0BF, NEWSPAPER CO.    J lUUlli    U A Ti I Vj IN IEVENING EDITION—7:30 O’CLOCK—LATEST WINS CABINETWomen Heckle the President WM GEORGE INTERRUPT HIM IN CONGRESS WILLARD AND CARPENTIER MATCHED $40,000 to Go to French War Relief Fund Let Down Banner, What You Do lor Suffrage? Will n Great Ovation Given Wilson Annual Address Before ♦♦♦♦♦#♦ # ♦ # ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦♦♦* MAYOR RESENTS GRAFT CHARGES! Wants Pres Hagan Made to Prove Allegations Will Consult His Counsel—Believes District Attorney Should Act WASHINGTON, Deo 5-Prudent Wilton delivered hin opening address to I Congress today to the accompaniment ; oi a great demonstration bf filtdUt'on j on his reelection, in which many Republicans joined the Democrats, and the * first approach at heckling on the part j oi woman suffragists. SOME OE THE STRIKING POINTS III ADDRESS After house and Senate had stood and ) tion. Mayor Curley believes that Pres Henry E. Hagan of the City Council should be compelled by Dis! Atty Joseph C. Pelletier to substantiate charges of graft ta the City’ Government which he made last night at a meeting in the City Club, at which Good Government Association candidates for the City Council were indorsed. At noon today the Mayor stated that I he would consult his personal attorn* ’, Imperative necessity Of earliest ! Daniel H. Conklin, this afternoon, for. possible action on railroad leetsla- !,h* purpose of deciding what possible posthole action on rauroaa icgism artlo|n Bn attid be tuk~n against Pres cheered the President heartily and he had begun the reading of his address, some suffrage invaders In a gallery dropped over the rail a banner, which they had smuggled in with them in a handbag. It bore In bold letters the Inscription:    "Mr President, what will you do for woman suffrage?" A page quickly snatched the bainie^ from its place. The President smilingly looked up from his manuscript, but continued hts reading without hesitation or interruption. No Further Demonstration There was no responsive demonstration from suffrage supporters on the floor or In the galleries, and the Incident passed off without further mark. ! of such parts of railroads as may be A policeman took up his station near requlreJ for mIlltary UBe and The President repeat* his recommendations for a larger Interstate Commerce Commission, with “administrative reorganization,” along the lines of a bill passed by the House and now awaiting Senate action. He also asks legislation that, in case mediation and arbitration fail, a full public investigation of great labor controversies shall be completed before a strike or lockout may lawfully be attempted. He urges Executive power, in ease of military necessity, to take control the women, to see ttiat they did not again violate the rules of the House. The suffrage leaders gave out a prepared statement explaining that inasmuch as the President made no reference to their cause In his address, they took that means of calling it to his attention. Tho President's address was devoted principally to recommendations for railroad legislation. It was brief and required less than 18 minutes for reading. No attempt was made to detain the women as they left the gallery. Capitol police said they were without orders to take any actiton, except to see that no further incidents were attempted. After leaving the gallery the militants were met by suffrage! leaders and were Congratulated. use and to draft Into service their train crews. The President asserts that the I. C. C. has authority now to grant increased freight rates, if necessary. “The concerted action of powerful Hagan. ‘ I believe it is a matter for th* district attorney,'' said the Mayor, "and I shall .consult Mr Coak ley about making Mr Hagan prove his charges. 'The use of the unwholesome, skin-rreepy word 'graft' Is not right unless a man tat; prove It. Of course Mr Bugan doer net say very much that is definite as to specific charges it is a skillfully worded statement. I have a copy of the minutes of the meeting last night, however, and Mr Hagan will be asked to prove his statements. I don't think such bald statements of graft should be allowed to go unchallenged. "H«v makes the general charge that the city loses $2/4jO,0OO a year because of graft, carelessness and inefficiency, and while the charge Is not made directly against me. nevertheless It is a charge against tho administration of which I am the head. and I believe it is my duty to make Mr Hagan prove his statements. “Chargee such as Mr Hagan made injure the standing of the city, and when people read headlines in the papers they are very likely to believe them. Mr Hagan should be made to prove them.’’ J KSS WILLARD* llr*v> etrlfUt CCampton. EX-COUNCILOR WATSON ASKS TO HAVE HAGAN SUMMONED Ex-Councilor James A. (Jerry) Watson of 88 Thornton st, Roxbury, now a candidates for election to the Council, bodies of men shall not be permitted todfly call*! upon Hist Atty Pelletier to .......    i    summon Pres Henry A. Hagan of the to Stop the Industrial processes of i City Council before him to substantiate the Nation” hr.fr.™    ___.    |    the charges of graft in the City Gov- i dtion before attempts can be j e, nment, which Pres Hagan made last made to learn the merits of the dis- I nl£ht „the ,c,l> Club- v Mr Watson s letter to che District Attorney is as follows: "According to the Boston newspapers of today, the president of the Boston Prolonged Applause for Wilson William J. Bryan and most of the Cabinet members, occupying reserved places on the floor, led In the opening demonstration for Mr Wilson, which was prolonged and noisy. In the galleries Mrs Wilson anti wives and daughters of the Cabinet members Joined in the handclapping. In the diplomatic galleries, representatives of many embassies and legations were interested spectators. Galleries were packed when the President, escorted by the usual committee, walked briskly into the chamber and took his place at the clerk s desk, manuscript in hand. Ile was forced to wait while the demonstration went on. Everybody rose while the Democrats and some Republicans joined in cheers and applause. Wave after wave of shouts swept tho chamber until Speaker Clark pounded for order. The President smiled and bowed, and. bs the demonstration subsided, he began reading his address. As he began reading the nugo yellow banner, bearing in big black letters the words: “Mr President, what will you do for woman suffrage?” was unfurled under the edge of the gallery. Who the Suffragists Were The suffragists represented the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage and were headed bv Miss Alice Paul, I the chairman. Members said theh flag i had been put up by Mrs .John Rogers of I New York, Mrs Florence Bayard HiUes j of Wilmington, Del, Mrs William Colt of New York and Mrs Anna Lowenberg | of Philadelphia. Mrs Milles is the daughter of the late Thomas F, Bayard. Secretary of State under President Cleveland’s Administration. Persons in the far galleries, commanding a view of the President,, say ne looked up and smiled as the suffrage banner fell to the floor. He continued his reading without hesitation. The President referred at the outset to his program of railroad legislation. Senators and Representatives listened attentively but without demonstration as he referred to compulsory arbitration and enlargement of tho Interstate Commerce Commission. As the President proceeded with recommendations for other legislation, the listening Congress remained silent. When he concluded, however, applause was renewed. The suffragists, who had dropped the banner, Joined in it. The President finished speaking at pute and to’consider all means of conciliation or arbitration. "I can see nothing in that proposi- Ctty Council charged specifically, at a public meeting of citizens at the Boston tlon but the justifiable safeguarding ■ City Club last evening, where certain the City our City individual making bv onrintv Ah.  ________ candidates were Indorsed for the City by society of tile necessary processes Council, that ‘there is graft in of its very life.” Other Important bills now before Congress which he wishes to see passed at this session are that permitting “greater freedom of combination to those engaged in promoting foreign commerce," the bill amending the present organic law of Porto Rico, the Corrupt Practices act and the bill for promotion of vocational and industrial education. He says, "With genuine pleasure and satisfaction I have cooperated with you in many measures of constructive policy.” < Jovernment "Any responsible such a charge publicly must necessarily have some facts, few or many, to sub stantiate his charges, "As you are the prosecuting attorney for Suffolk County. I herewith call upon | Carpentier is hot quite 22 years of you. as a citizen and taxpayer, to sum-! age, but has had a most remarkable mon the president of the Boston City ling career, lie began boxing at the age of 13 as a featherweight, and progressed from class to class as he grew older and took on weight. He weighs about JOU pounds at present, and Is conceded to be the cleverest boxer and hardest hitter among European pugilists. His best bouts, as a heavyweight, include two knockouts of Bombardier Wells, the English heavyweight champion. NEW YORK. Dec S—Georges Carpentier, heavyweight champion of France, and Jena Willard, world's champion, are virtually matched for a 10-round, no-1 decision bout to be fought in this city j within the next two months. While the! final signatures of the pugilists have not | been secured, the verbal consent of both I heavyweights has been obtain**! aud they are now waiting for the articles of j agreement to be forwarded to them, j The sum of WMW froht the profits of j the match is to go to the French war relief fund, and it was on account of this arrangement that permission was J obtained for the release of Carpentier I from the French Army.    * Final contracts for the contest are ex- I parted to be signed bv Tex Rickard and the representatives of the pugilists here I within a few days. The date and place j of tim bout have not been definitely decided, but the battle probably will be • staged in Madison Square Garden. Carpentier, holder of the European heavyweight championship, has been serving with the French Armv since virtually th* beginning of the .war. Ile I has repeatedly refused excellent offers to reenter the prize ring, aa it van im- ! possible for him to secure the necessary i furlough. It was not until Rickard enlisted the aid cf the members of me of the French relief fund committees that the contest was made possible, the condition being that the promoter give this fund |40,000, in addition to paying Car-pentier's traveling and training expenses for the bout.' This money has been'put up in the form of a bonded deposit, and in return those interested In the fund havk agreed to deliver Carpentier in this country within the next few weeks. A personal contract with Carpentier is now on its way to Paris, whafe the French champion is expected to sign it without delay. No Profit for Carpentier It is understood that Carpentier has offered to box for his expenses and has stipulated that any profits that may accrue to him shall be applied to the general uses of the relief fund in the same manner cs any other contribution. . Carpentier has not engaged in a prize ring battle since July, 1914. After his enlistment he served with the French aviation and motor corps and has been sent to the rear at least once due to wounds. As a result of his Army training and campaigning he is reported to be in splendid physical condition and ready to step Into the ring after a short period of boxing practice, 1:18 p rn, and left the House chamber to confer with Speaker Clark, Senators Stone and Reed, and Repriscfntatlve Igoe of Missouri over the probable appointment of Judge Kimbrough Stone, a son of Senator Ss .one, as United States judge for the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. > Mrs Abby Scott Baker of the Congressional Union explained the banner incident as "expressive of the Indignation that women feel at the stupid and sense-i For Eastern New' York:    South    wind less opposition to granting the right of | and cloudy in north portion tonight; self-government to one-half the people ; 80mewhat colder; Wednesday fair and of the United States.”    **    *    J    - Continued on the Second Payee. * THE WEATHER United States Weather Bureau forecasts; For Boston and its vicinity: Generally fair tonight and Wednesday; somewhat colder; moderate westerly wind. For Southern New England: Fair tonight, slightly colder on the mainland; Wednesday fair and colder; fresh south to southwest wind. For Northern New England: Rain tonight; Wednesday, fair and colder; moderate to I sidered fresh south and southwest wind COMPLETE TEXT OF PRESIDENTS ADDRESS WASHINGTON, Dec 5 - The President's address in full follows: "Gentlemen of the Congress—In fulfilling at this time the duty laid upon me by the Constitution of communicating to you from time to time information of tile state of the Union and recommending to your consideration such legislative measures as may be Judged necessary and expedient, I shall continue the practice, which I hope has been acceptable to you, of leaving to the reports of the several heads of the executive departments the elaboration of the detailed needs of, th* public service and confine myself to those matters of more general public policy with which It Continued on the Second Unite. colder; fresh southwest to wast wind, Temperatures at 8 a rn: Concord, N H, and Greenville, Me, 34; Boston, 54; New Y'ork, 62; Washington, 64; Chicago. 42; Bismarck, 22. Shippers’ forecast: Prepare shipments enthusiasts who have seen Carpentier Only Hitch Possible The only possibility of a hitch in the arrangements is a demand on the part of Willard for a share of the purse out of proportion to, the estimated gate receipts. If this develops it is Rickard's plan to match Carpentier with I,es Darcy, the Australian middleweight champion, who is understood to be en route to this country at the present time. Willard recently called Rickard to Chicago for a conference regarding the proposed bout, but his terms at that time were understood to have been eon-entlrely too high. It is said, however, that the champion has since reduced his terms to about the same amount he received for meeting Frank Moran last March, which was $47,500. Willard, should the pugilists meet, will outweigh Carpentier by 50 to’ GO pounds and will tower fully six inches above his French opponent. Notwithstanding these pnysieal handicaps, many boxing north, during the next 36 hours, for temperatures of 20 to 26; west, 25 to PO; south, 30 to 35; Boston and its vicinity, lowest tonight, about 40. Boston observations, 8 a rn- Barometer, 29.81 inches; temperature, 1 54; highest yesterday. 52; lowest last night, 52; humidity, 90 percent; wind, southwest, IO miles, cloudy; precipitation last 24 hours, .06 inch. The Temperature Today The thermometer at Thompson’s Spa records the temperature up to 3 p rn as follows: lain 1910 3 a rn,............ .............. 30 55 6 a rn............. .............. 31 Bn KC 12 rn ............. TO 60 I p rn............. .............. 42 (IO 2 p rn............. .............. 41 6o 8 p rn............. 60 In action abroad have expressed willingness to wager even money that he will win the bout. They base their faith on the Frenchman's cleverness, terrific hitting, stunning speed, gameness and ability to stand heavy punishment. BOXING COMMISSIONER AND POLLOCK FIGHT NEW TORK, Dec 5—Harry Pollock, the promoter and manager of champion Freddie Welsh, had a spirited bout at 8:30 this morning In the grand con-Grand Central Station course of the Grand Central with Frederick A. Wenck, chairman of the State Boxing Commission. AccountsMAY RESIGN LONDON, Dec 5—The Exchange Telegraph Company says that War Secretary Lloyd George has decided to resign. War Sec Lloyd George's resigns-*    1    "    1......... tion was drafted after he received en intimation that Premier Asquith could not agree to the suggestion OKO HUES OAtUT.NTlKU. Fros'Ch Heavyweight Champian. tr SUNDAY’S OPINIONS OF “A LOI OF PEOPLE IN CHURCH” “You make me tired, trying to get the rich ducks into the church and paaaiag by the ordinary crowd. You make me sick. God doesn’t look at any one’* pocketbook or-social standing before he makes up his mind to receive them.” “The matter with lots of God’s people is that they have wriggle-tails in their experience. They get a little religious experience and wrap it up until Sunday, going to card parties and drinking beer, wine or champagne during the week.” “The church today has it all wrong. A lot of people in church were never converted. First, give yourself to God. He doesn’t care about money. Jesus Christ is not bankrupt. He is not hitting the free lunch counters to get something to eat.” “One of the biggest curses of the church today i3 putting unconverted people to work. You’ll find them in the Sunday schools, among the teachers, among the trustees; you can see them in the choir. One-half the church scraps start in the choir loft.” “If you are saved you’ve got to look at the unsaved multitudes like God did. You’ve got to do what He did or get out of the church. If you have no compassion for sinners you’re not His follower, vou’re of the Devil.” that the war council should be formed without the Premier at Its head.    4 The Evening Star says: "The political crisis is over insofar as it is a trial of strength between Asquith and Lloyd George. Asquith has won. There will be no reslgna- Remarkable Allocution at tion* and a reconstruction of the Government will not take place. "The failure, of the cabal was due to the refusal of the Ijrbor party to support it. They would not support POPE DENOUNCES AIR RAIDING Secret Consistory Says "Every Principle of Right Violated in Europe'' I ROME, Dec 4, via Paris, Dec 5—In his allocution delivered before the secret consistory here today Pope | Benedict denounced the aerial bombardment of open cities and condemned all those who. he said, had defied the laws of God and man in the I present war. The Pope said: "It is well to recall, aside from the j law* of God, that if even the law of man was obeyed, at present peace and prosperity would reign in Europe. If we neglect or disdain laws! find authority, discord is the sure re-: suit. "This Is ihe highest social law. As1 a result of Ignoring this law we see ! every principle of right violated in j * Europe, acts committed in defiance j of the laws of God and man, peaceable citizens and even young boys      * taken from their homes to fight amid J PET ROG RAD, via London, Dec 5— the tears of wives and mothers; *0 The Rumanians have been unsuccess- George’s plans on any terms, and th* plan therefore failed.” The assertion that the Labor party was standing by Premier Asquith was confirmed by George Wardl*. chairman of the I-a Ivor party in the House of Commons, who said: “The party is prepared to see the speeding up of the war and also is prepared to accevit a smaller War Council, but I do not think it should he arrived at by the means adopted. "We recognize the driving force of Lloyd George, but feel that in a crisis of this kind a proposal to overthrow the Premier is not a proper policy or one to be supyiorted.” TEUTONS PUSH ON TO BUCHAREST Rumanians Attempts Unsuccessful to Check Them I see open cities and defenseless inhabitants exposed to aerial attacks, and we see by sea and land nameless horrors. I cannot but deplore again ! these crimes and condemn all those by whom they are committed.” The Pope concluded his remarks i with a prayer that, aa the new code of canonical law would mark a more tranquil epoch for the church, so also the time might come when the spirit of law might again be respected in the world and bring harmony and prosperity to the Nations. ful in attempts to check the Teutonic forces on the roads to Ploechti and Bucharest, says the War Office in today’s official statement. The capture of another range of without the slightest success. Simultaneously German and Austro-Hungarian troops recaptured by storm and hand-to-hand fighting an important hight position lost during th* preceding fighting. “After these engagements there re lights by the Russians on the Molda- mained In our hands on the Ver<i»- vian frontier is announced. The official statement says: "Rumanian front; On the Moldavian frontier, in the valley of the River Trotus and south to the valley of the River Dovtian, engagements are still proceeding. We again debry, south of Tartar Pass, more than IOO men and five machine guns, and on Mt Xemira, In the Northern Oituz Valley 350 prisoners and eight machine guns. "Army group of Field Marshal von Mackenscn: The 9th Army, during “If you are not moved, get down on your knees and say, ‘I am a big fraud and a four-flushei. I see people going to Hell and never open my lips.’ ” “It’s about time that some of you church members began to think about uplifting yourselves.” “What we see depends upon our point oi vision. You can’t sit around and play cards and then weep because Boston is going to Hell. You can’t sit down end drnk beer, wine or champagne and look at God through the bottom of a glass and then weep because Boston is going to Hell. Get on your knees and see the sinner through the word of God and then weep.” “There are some people in the church who can’t even regard a campaign like this as more than a scramble for seats. It’s about time that they were moved to compassion.” captured a range of hights, but the j pursuit of the enemy, broke the resistance of the hostile rear guards and crossed the Bucharest-Tergovis- UNION OFFICERS As a result of the balloting yesterday of the members of the Boston Carmen's Union, the following were elected the new board of officers for the union: William Thompson, president: John J. Lyons, vice president; John J. Hurley, recording secretary; Margaret Brat tin, assistant secretary. SAYS THE ENTENTE HAS LOST 15,000,000 MEN “If the preachers have a yellow streak in them I haven’t found it yet, and I’ve been looking close, too. If they don’t believe in everything I say they I ave sense enough to keep their mouths shut.” “Every church ought to be an asylum for the lost, a refuge for the harlot, the drunkard and the outcast. If it is not, then tear down your sign.” “If Jesus Chris: should walk into the church today, He’d say, ’Get out of here, you old lobsters, you old four-flushers; you’ve been making My .house a cleaung house for worldliness, and you’re only a pawn on the Devil’s chess board.’” Sermon In Full oil Rage IN both men. In the Yorkville Police Court each made a charge of assault against _______the other. Pollock walked with diftl- of what happened vary.    Friends    of Pol-    i    cutty. After explanation of the "argu- lock assert that Wenck    kicked    Pollock    i    ment” to Magistrate Groehl, each man In the stomach, and that when    Pollock    withdrew his charge and the case was took a punch at Wenck the latter yelled; dismissed. The argument started over "Save me!"    1 the lense of Madison Square Garden for Special policeman Cronin arrested boxing bouts. BERLIN, by Wireless to Sayville, N Y—The total losses of the Entente In the present war have been 15,10(1,000 nan, according to figures given out by the association for research Into the social consequences of the war of Copenhagen, at. quoted In an Overseas News Agency statement today. "Of this number,” says the news agency summary of the report. enemy is showing stubborn resistance and attempting to restore his position by counter-attacks. “In Wallachia, fighting is continuing on the roads from Tergovlstca to Ploechti and from Tltu to Bucharest, and west and south of Stolitza. Under pressure of superior enemy forces which are incessantly attacking the Rumanians the latter are ’e-tiring east. Rumanian attempts to check the enemy attacks on the roads to Ploechti and Bucharest were unsuccessful. ‘‘The situation in Dobrudja is unchanged. “On the Black Sea, our seaplanes made a Murad, north of Constanza. After throwing bombs and firing on a balloon the seaplanes returned.” Continued on the Second Page. Sell your Used Cars through the Globe. Ronembcr, the Globe offers the best medium in New England for the sale of new or used Auto-mobiles. Bell-ans Absolutely Removes raid on the village of Kara Indigestion. One package proves it 25c at all druggists RUSSIANS FAIL TO GAIN IN CARPATHIAN FORESTS BERLIN, Dec 5, by Wireless to Sayville, N Y—Renewed Russian ataunt tacks in the Carpathian forests and Britain has lost. 1,200,000 men, Russia along the line of the Transylvanian frontier were made yesterday, but did not gain the slightest success, it is announced officially. Teutonic troops recaptured lost positions. In Western Rumania the Teutonic troops are pursuing the defeated Rumanians on the front before Bucharest. They are across the railroad j leading from Bucharest to Tergovis- j tea.    , In the Danube lowlands Russian attacks were repulsed with heavy losses and the number of prisoners 8.500,000, France 3,700.000, Italy 80J,COO, Serbia 480,000, Belgium 230,000 and Rumania 200,000. “These figures admit of curious conclusions. Thus, the losses of Serbia, Belgium and Rumania are three-quarters those of the British, and as In the Rumanian losses only those of the first two months are Included, these three small Nations have In fact made sacrifices as large as those of the great British Empire. "Italy has suffered already losses equal to two-thirds of those of the British, although she entered the war IO months later than Great Britain. ^rfectly p harmless Pleasant Q to take £ Acts like Magic "The French losses are three times as    ,    .    .    _    .    .    _An great as the British and form one-quar- j taken has been increased to 12,500. ter of the total for the whole Entente, J    __    , _. while the Russian losses are seven times , Hwtd-tO-Haild righting The statement follows: "Front of Archduke Joseph; Re- greater than the British, which comprise only 8 percent of the total, .although in them the losses of the Ca-    . _    ,    . nadlans, Australians, New Zealanders, newed Russian attacks on Caput and South Africans, East Indians and others , northeast of Dorna Watra and In tne are Included.”' Roxbury National Bank OPEN FOR BUSINESS ‘2IIH Washington St, DUDLRV-8T. UTA HOY Banking Dept., Saving* Dept., Christmas Club 4Ve Mallei! Your ftu.lt>*** Francis L. Daly, proaUhmt, Patrick , tr , lr ii    i    Oovcru.    vie.    pr*«i>l»nt.    Hiram    Abram*, Putna, Trotus and Uzui Valleys were president; Lout* n. auet*r. , Ia .‘j-krw* ;

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