Galveston Daily News, April 22, 1917

Galveston Daily News

April 22, 1917

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Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - April 22, 1917, Galveston, Texas m Edition iV This paper has been deliv- ered to a subscriber in the dty of Oalvestoa 76TK 12 Edition This paper has been ered to a subscriber in the civ of Galvesioa NIXT TO MABTEB BVANOEL- IBT HIMSELF CROWDS ABE INTTEBEST1HG, SAYS OOBB. HKEIOTIHIG FOR Xentuckiwi Word Picture of Man Who Furnishes Music Power for Great Revival. BY 1HV1N 8. COUB. to The New York, April to Billy Sunday himself, tha most Interesting things about a Billy Sunday meeting is Billy Sunday crowd. I'm not pure but the crow.d is more interesting "thing of the two. It Is vastly Interesting to aee twenty- odd thousand people swayed by one mind, vvhlch Is so persuasive, after a _ fashion, so thoroughly in earnest, after mil so Intent upon doing the job in hand after any old faihion at all, that those twenty and more thousands fcre moved an4 governed by common and common Impulse ur.til they oecome a Ercr.t harmonious Instrument to be played on- by this master musician of emotionalism, this harpist of the heart ntrlug-g, this arih-performer upon human nature. For, all exaggeration aside, the Rev. i. all of these If I am to say, he In a very considerable degree" the gift which Martin Luther must have had and which William Jennings Bryan used to have nnd no disre- spect to T. Barnum had, too. It is the Instinctive gift of kneading and molding the psychology of the multitude and out of that mass-psychology to dis- till sympathy and enthusiasm. It Is tho .gift of putting one's own personality to leavening the whole mar; rs s.'i.lc" in lip.vr wr.-pt j.'. Ha exevvtjon, so th'-t ,'von itfflccvs 'wr-s r-JW said to ARMLSYSTEM EIGHT WILL ADMINISTRATION'S SELECT- IVZ DRAFT BILL STARTED ON WAY TO VOTE IN SENATE. NLNTEEI M House Committee Proposes Regis- tration and Final Decision to Be Made by President. Washington, April 21. President Wil- son's fight to organize a war time army In accordance with the plan of the war department and general staff will be on in earnest Monday In both houses of congress. In the senate today the ad- ministration bill supported by Senator Chamberlain, chairman of the military committee and a majority of asso- ciates, was started formally on way to vote. There was some debate, but the way was cleared for uninterrupted con- sideration of the measure. In the house, both the majority and mi- nority reports were reported from inn military committee, and the bill will come up- .Monday with Representative Kahn leading the minority fight for the administration's plan unttsiyjnded, Chairman Dent, heading the majority oornmtftpo rtlrpoto urging trial of a volunteer system: resorting to selective draft. The minority, report rests for ity on a letter from Secretary Baker to Chairman Dent declaring the opinion that "any compromisa on the department's bill would be attended by unfortunate re- The inajorlty recommendations say in part: Bill Amtborteei, not "The bill authorizes but does not di- rect the president to issue a call fcr A volunteer army of in the first place, and of an additional of 000 if necessary under the law now in existence. The bill further authorizes ths presi- dent to proceed at once with the regis- tration of all male citizens between the ages of 21 end 40, as provided In the plan of the war department for a draft, so that all the -JBichlnery authorizing the draft of for iho first force and of additional will b2 put in operation at once, "It will require, accprdlng to tise tlmony of the secretary of war before the military coramlttco, least throe the meantime, if the president fit he Is authorized to call for volunteers, and upon the completion of the registration he has the power to decide whether ha will take an army of volunteers or or- ganize one by draft. Officera end hr KARliY BLACK IS CHIEF ON JAX BHUBiUCK IN ATLANTIC. HHrry G. who left Galveston '.wo weeks ago as lieutenant cornrrander of the Texas Naval Milltin. is nmv in command of thft torpedo boat Shubrlck, according to news roeelven last. niKht hy bin parents, Mr. Mrs. Hnrry A. Hl.K-k of Rronfl'.vny. NTn further in- formation receiver! reKarillnn1' this ln.iiuijiiiiii. nor am tun telegram di- vulge the location of tile Shuhrlrk. Mr, Hlnck on the :Shubrlok Charles Crocker, younger of Mr nnd J. A. (.'rocker. 1522 Tremont rarest the rank of lieutenant, .lunlor .of vr-Mels of the t'nltod Statin rmvy available to the piihllr give the Shuhrlrk wurchlri of the torpedo hont Her UeM n-aa i.-iu iii iiinl '..in; r.rmtrin-i market. WHEAT PRICES continue downward trend. Page 17. IRVIN S. COBB writes graphically of Billy Pundfty crowds. Pase 1. FOREIGN SEfRETARY BAI.FOT'R of Great Rrltain arrives In United States. Pago J. r'KiHT for s.Mjetlve draft plnn will be In eiirneBt Monday. 1. 1ST OFFEUINO of war greatly KDtTrtRIAI, PAOB. COMMKNTS OK THK EDITOR, with of riUI.nRKN'S UK P4C4K.O COMICAL lllustra- MOTIRTV. POCTAL KVKNTP nnd ynr Snnlh Toms PARK. I'ltiKJUAMR nro nffcrn.l hv o.il- The bill pro-vldes that organization of all forces, other than the regular army, shall be composed of men who come from and officers appointed from the same state or locality, as far as practicable, Both the volunteer and draft features of the bill authorize the president to re- fuse to accept either by enlistment or draft the services of persons needed In the Industrial pursuits of the country. Secretary Ba.ker'8 letter, Included in the minority report, was written a final plea from the military branch of the government tn bshslf of the adminis- tration bill. "I have: a deep conviction that any compromise of the principles governing: the bill submitted by the department for the raising of a now army would be at- tended by unfavorable he wrote. To Be CnUsi "The bill, as drawn, preserves as much of the volunteer spirit as can be pre- served without embarking on the ex- periment of a ojsixcd system of draft and volunteering. "The drafting provision starts at outset by a process by which the forces_ of the country can be called as they shall be needed, according to an equal and just system, and it has these merits: "1. It spreads the burden of military preparation equally throughout the United States. "2. It Is certain in Us for after the registration Is mafic every man in the country will know whether he la to be called and when he is to be called upon, allowing those who are not to be called, or whose call is postponed, to Continue at natural pursuit undla- turbed, "It starts at the beginning of the ac- cumulation of thess new forces, and has none of the character of a penalty which attached to the draft when it i? after volunteering aus TO ESPOTISS JILL Jtj- teem for Emergrenejr nn turnip nCLHIIUNO NVE AND by OfFICIALLY ENDED AMERICAN AMBASSADOR EL- KUS SUFFERING FROM TY- PHUS FEVER IN CAPITAL April Turkisli ernnirr.t officially informed tho. American crjihassy that diplomatic rcla- with tho St.itos had broken off. actnrtlinjf to a patch ny rorrfsnon- rtont nt. Am.i'crdaiTi. AmpHcnii Is ing fror.i typhus fever, tne report .inrt n.i.vc to rcwalc ouinu timo ia Staff Special to The News. Washington, April Daniel (Jarrctt of Texas, member of the hous" mil-tary address the huuic probably Tuesday Irs defense ot the military kill which pro- poses to raise tho arrny hy vr.hintecrs, but In case tho president decides that the force shall not have boon effectu- ally raised, giving him authority to apply tho draft. In the meantime Mr. Garrett will Issue a statement Diving to tho vipoplo of t'lo vlrvr ot himself and a majority of tho commit- tor n.i io what tlif- hill inonns. A great oeal of misapprehension ists in Texas, Mr. Cnrrott snys, xx tc i'nt-. uiii, winct1 ihc people arc confusing with the rnlslnjr of tho army such things ns compulsory scrvicu ai.d universal military propo.io in erivo tlio tho money dosirod. Mr. Gnrrott; "Tho or.ly thins: hnv whirl-' V.VTO not nskori to fln to ntnHo n i wants il, .-.r, ..n.i.rf.jr.ity to offer hie sorvkos." fonnnllv of toda> tiiiti !us wan open upoa tvo plarts that i ;

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