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Washington Post, The (Newspaper) - July 14, 1917, Washington, District Of Columbia THE DILL NESS Of a Sunday without THK POST Order yours for row today v today morrow probably fair In temperature shifting 87 minimum NO SATURDAY JULY 14 PAGES TWO CENTS GOEMS IN Commandeers Also Tonnage of in Yards ASKS FOR TWO U.S PLANTS Hopes to Have the Government Construct Many Steel Craft MORE FUNDS FROM CONGRESS General Final Victor in the With Chairman Denman An- Whole Program In to the Con- for Wooden as Weil Steel but Shows Latter Are Replying Says That Shipping Board Will Agree Maj Gen Goethals manager of the emergency fleet cor- took full charge of the shipbuilding program and announced sweeping plans for constructing the great merchant fleet with which the United States hopes to defeat the German submarine campaign The most important steps plated by Gen Goethals are Immediate construction of two shipbuilding plants tor building 400 fabricated steel ships of tonnage Commandeering of tons of shipping now building for private count in American yards A request another great for building ships Starts at Once on Oen as made In the Chairman man of the board which said fleet corporation under powers President Wilson would on its building program offering contracts for con- struction of the two government ship and to shipbuilders plans for under construction halrman of the shipping board who also is president and di- rector of the corporation and whose friends had fur him the powers conferred on the corporation by the President made this statement after receiving Hen Goethals letter The board of directors of the fleet corporation ill be called together probably to discuss the program r have no doubt the directors end the general no disagreement er on the program he has outlined for us when the matter has had full discussion of Gen Goethals Peace Notes by Pope Are Sent to Vienna And King of Bavaria Special Cable to The Washington Post London July from Rome today that his holiness Benedict XV has dis- patched special couriers to enna and Munich auto- graph letters for the Emperor of Austria and the King of Ba- varia regarding the tions for peace It is most unusual for such correspondence to be sent di- The Vatican is con- that events of the most importance pointing to the conclusion of peace are ing place in the German em- pire There is no question that the Vatican was privy to the recent change of attitude on the part of the Catholic party in the reichstag which gives point to the prediction that the Vatican shortly will convey to the en- tente allies the replies the two kaisers are expected to send to the Pope's message i 0 S FEEDING I W W Provisions Sent by Gen Bell to Driven Out of Bisbee GOVERNOR TURNS TO Asks That Federal Authorities Tak Charge of Situation Wholesale Arrests of Industrial Workers Expected as Result of In by Department of Jus Warns GOT bell of Citizens Taking Int Their Own Hands 11 GRAIN SHIPS IN DASH Neutral Vessels Take Chance on Running Allied Blockade TRY TO AVOID U S EMBARGO Ten Dutch and One Scandinavian sel Had Been Held Waiting for British betters of Assurance Slight Chance of Profiting by tion Opinion Here len to Chairman Tienman f P that the President the emergency fleet tion ro exercise the powers granted bv Congress to build and commandeer ships f intend on to start ship construction which will complete my shipbuilding program My full gram as follows T SHIPS NOW for wood ships ha e been let or agreed upon a of tons at a rr of el v In addition I have under tion contracts for about 100 wood ships Contracts for 77 steel ships have let or agreed upon with a nage of 642 ROO tons at a cost of There are thus 425 of all an aggregate nage of 1 at a cost of mately besides 100 more ships uider negotiation T shall continue to let all contracts for ships of design approved by j the architect of the T can from responsible bidders H OF STANDARDIZED SHIPS Mi main reliance for getting the greatest amount of the most ble tonnage in the shortest time will be on the construction of fabricated steel ships of standard For that purpose T shall use to eome extent the existing yards Contracts for Plants Monday On T offer contracts for the building of two plants to be owned by the government for the con- struction of fabricated steel ships to produce 400 ships of an aggregate nage capacity of tons within the next 18 to 24 months Kor the building of these two the construction of the ships in them I shall offer as compensation to the agents who undertake the work a fee of approximately 6 per cent of the total cost of the with rewards for in the cost and for speed In Options Given Contractors be made for ing the fee to prevent unnecessary cost The contracts will give the the benefit of Atlantic Port July neutral steamers loaded with grain and other cargo which could not be exported except under license after President Wilson's embargo tion becomes effective cleared from this port today for European ports British letters of ance and will attempt i un the lied blockade Held Up by Britain Ten of the vessels arp Dutch and the other Sea fan have been at their docks here for some time while lain efforts were made 10 secure from British the usual letters of assurance which would permit their passage through to their destinations Besides grain the chips a great of and other cattle feed included under the terms of the embargo proclamation No statement was available tonight from those Interested in the trans- action but it was presumed that the shipping companies decided to take chances with the British ade and courts if necessary than await the effective date of the embargo and endeavor to cure licenses from the can government AVill Gain Nothing Belief Here Clearance of en neutrals from an port with cargoes coming under the ban of the export embargo is regarded bv officials here to result in no advantage for the interests involved Serious Problem Presented no information regarding these particular cases is available here it is suggested bv the nationalists of the steamers that their destinations probably are in neutral countries abroad suspected of supplying The situation regarding these countries has presented the most rious problem in administration of ex- ports control and Indications have been strong that no licenses are to be Issued for grain meal cake and ilar supplies for those countries If a formal decision has been made on the subject the fact has not been revealed here SPAIN MUST STAY NEUTRALISING Will Fight Only When Honor of Country Is Besmirched CONTINUED ON THIRD PAGE Special to Tbe Washington Post New York July G wall the Madrid correspondent of the New York Times interviewed the king of Spain today A copyrighted gram from Madrid says In part do you want me to tell you first asked the king T replied that our readers would be interested to learn of the past present and future part of Spain in the world war The part we have played in the past is so known that I do not think it necessary to recall replied his majesty he continued our part now and for the future must be the role of a neutral We must not enter the war We must remain neutral un- til end We shall be he exclaimed speaking emphatically un- less we are attacked I cannot allow the honor of my country to be be- smirched Hermanas N Mex July 13 Dange of starvation which today became ver real for men who were le ported from Bisbee Ariz yesterday a members of the I W W abate with the arrival here of two cars o provisions sent by the El Paso Southwestern Railroad after appeal had been made to Gen George Bell Jr A truck load of supplies from Colum bas also arrived tonight Acting under orders from Gov say to arrest the deported men Sheriff Simpson of Lunda county and J S arrived tonight to take the to Colum bus where they will be held In restrain and fed at the State's expense unti final arrangements have been made fo their disposition Gov landsay Wires Wilson Governor Lindsay telegraphed the State and War departments and dent that he considered the re- a national problem and he was awaiting a reply to his reaues that the State be relieved for the charges thrust upon it by Arizona General Superintendent F B King o the El Paso and Southwestern Railroad declared In Douglas that Walter a vice president of that road had in- him to transport the men to Columbus Douglas Is a leading of the corporation which is heavily interested in Bisbee mines The idea In taking them to that point was to force their care on to military authorities stationed there King In- Queer Situation at Hermanas The situation today was a queer one The commander of the roops here confined his efforts to preserving order and carrying out the dictates of manity In the deported horde did not suffer from hunger The for- mer were left pretty much to themselves and those with money besieged the little railroad telegraph office with telegrams of protest to State officials telegrams asking for aid and telegrams notifying their ilies some of them in Bisbee that were all right This flood of messages made transmission of press dispatches difficult Some were taken to bus for filing There was no attempt at violence and no disorder has been reported by any citizen of this town Except a rew who started afoot for Columbus or some other point striking dis- tance most of them made the best of their lot and waited for action by county State or Federal officials Their attitude was one of restraint rather than apathy W B Cleary Bisbee attorney and well-known labor advocate who deported the others has taken unofficial charge of the party He has counseled that the deported men the best of the situation Anxious to Return Says McCleary McCleary said tonight While many of the men It is true are members of is known as the I W W nevertheless they are abiding and peaceful Many Who Kave lived in Bisbee for years some for as long as fifteen years and have their and lies there now are very anxious to re- turn We believe that our government to rights and see that Bisbee Among the men deported are erty Bisbee business men it is the duty of protect us In our re returned to protec ff are y SECOND PAGE THE OF FICTION TOMORROW'S HOST will lead off with one of the love ever written by an American author it is from the pen of GEORGE RANDOLPH CHESTER author of other wonderfully popular stories It called A Tale of Red and is In rein PERCIVAL has contributed to next Sunday's zine of Fiction the most forceful and story he has ever written It is The Coward a tale of a man who lacked the nerve to shoot his and himself fate demanded this tic MAX RITTENBERG is represented by a story which tells how a man from the by a famous scientist and a judte who possessed imagination furnishes an interesting chapter of his great serial story Kmj of the Khyber a narrative of the English secret service in India ing time of war famous authors and far better stories than you nnd in the moat expensive monthly but free to you THE SUNDAY POST Carranza Is Scheming to Get U S Money for Benevolent Neutrality in War In Desperate Financial Straits He Is Willing to Do Anything for of Agents in Washington Seeking to Further His Plan DRAFTS By RYLEY GRANNON The grafters who surround Venustiano Carranza are rapidly bringing to head a conspiracy to get out of the United States Treasury In exchange for the benevolent neutrality of Mexico Carranza is in desperate straits He needs money so badly that he wi even refrain from open robbery of Americans if this government will him For a good loan he will declare war against Germany Austria Bui garia Turkey the of Swat and the Maharajah of Rajpoot Host Share in Big Loan Carranza's associates are even grier They have looted everything in sight Mexican and foreign will tually bo compelled to do honest work soon or starve It Is a terrible tion The Carranza group have gradually shaped matters so thai they think the time will soon be for making di- rect application for a loan out of the of United States gold coin which Is irrigating the arid treasuries of foreign governments They began their plan When they saw real gold flowing to England France Italy and Russia When they heard that nia was after some they redoubled their activities Now that Greece give signs of acute thirst the are frantically trying to tap the pipe line Press Bureau Here Among other measures taken by th Mexican group are the of a bureau at Washington t issue soft soap for Yankee readers re the marvelous progress o Mexico the of a few writ who can hoodwink reputable news papers Into printing articles to Carranza the sending of to Washington to spy out the and thump the melon and the from the City of Mexico of rumors tha CONTINUED ON SECOND Russian Troops in Field Inspired By Kerensky Swear to Fight On Oratory at Battle Front Rouses Intense Among Victorious ing in Popularity By HERMAN BERNSTEIN Special of ion Port nnd the X Y Herald Petrograd via Paris July ander F Kerensky's popularity Is legendary proportions The the Russians heroic revolutionary legions at the Galician front and the news of Internal ances IB are the effect of the extremists demoralizing propaganda Traveling from regiment to regiment in the most dangerous at the front Mr Kerensky is the troops to action To one heroic brigade the of war said Austria and Germany believed that our army had lost Its power and age but your heroism haa ed the strength of the free Russian army All Russia is with you sharing your Joys and sorrows Addressing another regiment afte presenting red flags to the soldiers he said flags sprinkled with the blood of Russia's best sons you will carry victoriously over those who do no recognise liberty and equality To another regiment Mr Kerensky You have power to deattoy the of cowards against Russia's heroism I believe there are no or traitors amidst you In the name of peace and liberty the army will fulfill Its Gen Korniloff holding a red flag responded swear by our honor that we have no cowards or traitors The army knows U Is ing for the Russian people's happiness and rights The army's enthusiasm in the tion of Mr Kerensky was able 1917 by the New York Herald Co All rights reserved Berlin Must Negotiate for Peace Not Merely Talk It Says Karolyi Ending of War Desire of All Germany and Central Point of Present Crisis He Tells Hungarian Deputies Amsterdam July Michael leader of the Hungarian in- dependent party speaking in the house of deputies says a telegram from Budapest declared The central point of the present German crisis is the question of peace Every one In Germany wants peace but t is not enough tq desire it the nation must negotiate for it foreign minister has not confined himself to mere words but has openly declared we are ready for peace annexation One of the prerequisite conditions of peace is the of every Only Peace Policy Now a of the debate Baron Julius Beck There is no war policy today but a peace policy Thp peace must e honorable guaranteeing Hungary's rentiers and political ence Count Esterhazy the premier replying to Baron Beck said the new Hungarian government stands for the continuance of the alliance between the dual monarchy and Germany as did the government which It succeeded War Defensive Says Premier We are waging this war as a de- fensive said the premier Our peace aim is not conquest We do not leave our enemies in doubt about this On the contrary we testified clearly be- fore the whole our readiness for peace This Statement was greeted with loud applause Our enemies know this con- the premier We made our peace offer In full agreement with our allies We emphasized that it was a question of an acceptable and peace for all the belligerents thereby showing clearly the readiness for of our entire group of ers The responsibility for the con- of the war rests on the enemy MENOCAL SUSPENDS Habana July al has suspended the constitutional and called an session f congress The decree gives as a reason the tate of and many but It is believed in political les the real reason Is difference be- ween the president and congress The president today vetoed a re- ently passed in the house increasing he salaries of representatives Ight at the final session of the ar congress the house repassed the easure over the president's veto President Menocal called the extra beginning tomorrow to con- ider the Port Docks Company bond ase He also asked congress to re- main in session until he has had an to study the passed esterday authorizing the issuance of million dollars at- treasury bonds or war purposes The Port Docks known as the was formed during the r Gomez administration for the purpose I of cleaning and dredging the various j ports The company was to receive a certain percentage of revenues paid to i the government on merchandise ing Cuba Its bonds were sold pally in the United States and land When President Menocal entered office he canceled the concession It Is understood the American and Brit- ish governments protested on behalf of innocent purchasers of the company's bonds JAPAN NOT TO NAVY No to Offset America's Increase Says Vice Admiral Kato Tokyo July to an Interpellation In the house of peers as to whether Japan intended to keep pace with American naval expansion Vice Admiral Kato minister of marine said there was no need of greater ex- with a view of offsetting America's increase Moreover he declared an enlarged program was quite Impossible for Japan in the present financial tion Wilson's Formal Order Is Issued Through War Department DRAWING LIKELY NEXT WEEK Total of Men Divided Among Three Army Forces Only Step Remaining Before Fina Action in Distribution of Stat Quotas Among the Local tion the Total th District of Columbia Must Furnish Details Explained by Baker A formal order by President Wilson drafting men into the military service under the selective tion law was promulgated by the War Department together wit an official allotment showing wha part of the total must be furnished each State and territory The only steps now remaining distribution lay the governors of Stat quotas among the local exemption dls for the great which probably will be held next week which will establish the order In which registrants are to them selves for service or exemption Total to Be The men summoned for service wil be used to fill the regular army and national guard to and to organize the first of the new national army The total of these three forces wil be men Later another will be called out supplemented by sufficient men to make up losses and maintain battalions Nine hundred and twenty-nine men will be drafted from the District of lumbia These with the men from the District already in the national and the regular army will make the total fighting strength from the Capital men Secretary Baker's Announcement Following is Secretary Baker's an- of the order By virtue of the authority vested in him by an act of Congress entitled An act to authorize the President to increase temporarily the military of the United States proved May 18 1917 the President of the United States has ordered the gregate number of men to be raised by draft for the military ice of the United States In order to bring to fall strength the organizations of the regular army and the tions embodying the members of the national guard drafted into the tary service of the United States and to create the national army and has caused said aggregate number to be apportioned to the several States and Territories and the District of bia as set forth in the schedule hereto appended Calls for State Quotas The governor of each State and and the commissioners of the District Columbia acting for and by the direction of the President and in accordance with said act of Con- and rules and regulations pre- scribed pursuant thereto shall tion the quota so apportioned to such State Territory or District and shall communicate to each local board listed In such State Territory or Dis- notice of the net quota to be by the respective local boards as required by eaid act of Congress and rules and regulations prescribed pursuant thereto Method of Computation In computing the number of men to be requited from the various States the government put to the credit of each State every man It now has in the national guard and every man It ias contributed since April 1 as a volunteer to the regular army Placing on the debit side of the ledger the national army of the entire national guard at war strength and he number of volunteers needed April 1 last o bring the regulars up o war strength the grand total was apportioned according to population This gave a gross quota for each State from which a net quota was com- by checking off the number of national guardsmen available for eral service and the number of men given by the State to the regular army since April 1 Total of Gross Quotas The apportionment was made on the basis of an estimated grand total for he States and its possessions of inhabitants This is a paper estimate computed rom registration comes within the law requiring distribution quotas by population but which In a great measure the burden hat is to fall upon the exemption Each will furnish under this the men its total registration ould Indicate as a fair proportion rather than the number the actual of the district would ate The total of these gross quotas men Credit for Volunteers Credit Is given to the various States or a total of voluntary ments in the national guard and ars making the total net quota for II States men Preparations for the great drawing rent ahead steadily today Two red moro exemption districts turned n their lists umbers for all registrants Of tho 559 districts papers of 3.500 ow reached Washington and hundreds nore mav be In the malls The date of the drawing cannot Ted until last district haji reported work finished to the ies although It will not ho delayed the papers Washington to Today's Issue I Announces Ship Plan Nation W W Carranza 1 S Cash British Dreadnought Draft Is for Men Ships Would Run Holding Armada D C Guard Goes to Alabama Wilson Against Gore Fell SO Planes Slav Drive Is Unchecked Holiday for Men Surrenders at Peking Claim Autonomy British Valor on Yser Asks Aid Against Vice City News in Brief comment Threats by Suft Pickets No Knitting at Church Events Electricity for D C LONDON LOOKS FOR PEACE MOVE Sham German Reforms Viewed as Trick to Win Easy Terms Cable to The Washington Post London July 13 diplomatic quarters In London where the man political crisis is being with close attention it Is suggested that the present developments are sibly preliminary to overtures for peace from Germany Premier Lloyd George intimated In a recent speech that it be easier to negotiate with a democratized many than with an autocratic ment and President on various occasions has referred to the difficulty not to say impossibility of obtaining a lasting peace the Hohenzollerns The imperial rescript giving equal suffrage to Prussia is regarded here as being possibly In the direction of ing an appearance of a democratized government which could expect easier terms of peace Another Interesting suggestion here 1s that the German crisis Is bound up with the realization that ness does not pay and that lor von Bethmann role is that of a man who having only re- agreed to unrestricted sub- marine is seeking now that his position as chief adviser to the emperor is strengthened bv the failure of that particular form of to force the extreme Pan-German school into acquiescence in a moderate policy which might have as its basis a no annexations and no indemnities program on which negotiations for peace might be opened with some chance of success HUNDREDS DIE ON BATTLESHIP Only Two Survive as Explosion Sinks the Vanguard London July British ship Vanguard blew up and sank on July 9 says an official statement issued tonight by the British admiralty An internal explosion the ship at anchor caused the disaster to the Vanguard three men of those on board survived and one of them has since died Twenty-four officers and 71 men however were not on board at he time of the explosion The official statement H M 8 Vanguard Capt James D blew up at anchor on the night of July 9 as the result of an explosion The sank immediately and here only three survivors among hose aboard ship at the time of the officer and two men officer has since died There were however 24 officers and 71 men not on board at the time thus bringing the otal number of survivors to 97 A full Inquiry has been ordered The battleship Vanguard displaced tons and her complement before he was 870 men The Vanguard to the St Vincent class of dreadnoughts and was in March 1909 The Vanguard was 536 eet long with a beam of 84 feet and a Iraft of 27 feet Her armament con- isted of ten guns eighteen nch and four In addition o three tubes TO BTTY OFF ENGLAND Balfour Kaiser's Secret Diplomacy Just Before War London July 13 Just be- ore the war tried to buy off and by guaranteeing the Integrity of French in Europe When England asked how about the French Germany's answer was We don t propose to guarantee French of Foreign Affairs James Balfour this hitherto unknown chapter history In a speech At a ing CREDIT UTS Kaiser Calls Hindenburg and to Berlin HOLLWEG IS HOLDING ON Austrian Influence Said to Keep Chancellor in Office GREAT VICTORY FOR WILSON Progress of German Reform Dne to the President's Utterances Dr Erzberger Said to Consent to the Chancellor's Big Parties in Reichstag Demanding Immediate Electoral Reform and Declaration of Purely War Alms by Crown Washington Post A Route Books Joe I By Copenhagen July came from Berlin late today The has gone on strike and the members have decided to suspend the labors both of the fall house and the main committee until the political situation Is cleared up This leaves the war credit in abeyance Emperor William has summoned Field Marshal von Hindenburg of the general staff and Gen dorff the chief quartermaster general for a conference This news should be Interpreted In connection intimations that the German government has decided to re- fuse to the cabinet and the difficulties reported In tion with the adoption of a peace lution Chancellor Retains Office Amsterdam July to semiofficial dispatch received here from Berlin today the report of tion of Dr von the Imperial chancellor is untrue At the of the catholic ter party today Dr Peter Spahn the chairman was taken 111 cording to a Berlin telegram meeting adjourned at once Austria's Hand Seen International Service Amsterdam July fine hand of Austria was seen In the German crisis Its index finger pointed to Chancellor von as the man of the hour A from Vienna anonymous but official Bounded that f Hollweg be dropped disaster would follow Promptly all was thrown Into a state of puzzled speculation For ere was the queerest political paradox of the Only a week the world was told that Dr Mathias the centrist leader In the storm of revolt in the with Hollweg as the chief object of his bitter attacks was Inspired br the of the emperor whom he had just visited Erzberger Changes Front The report unchallenged until yesterday By that time the tide had turned and -word comes from Berlin that Erzberger himself has changed front that the centrists are satisfied to have Hollweg continue as chancellor under certain but want him discarded the peace conference begins A deep-laid intrigue where between Vienna and Berlin executed In the manner In Its minutest details is be- leved to hold the answer to puzzle Developments of the Day Meanwhile today's news from tha German capital brought these thief developments In the 1 A semiofficial the kaiser Is about to issue a proclamation favoring immediate vote reform for russia and for parliamentary ment for Germany 2 Apparently authoritative reports had it the emperor would invite Era- bergrer and Philip Scheidemann socialist leader to take erial 3 The three big and national ed their plans for a concerted drive session for electoral reform and a dec- of purely defensive war alma They command an 4 Falling in this drive the majority s determined to drive out the present ministry A coalition government would e the inevitable result Result of Wilson's Arraignment Between the lines of the mass of con- dispatches from the Teutonic capitals one fact is creeping steadfastly to the fore That beneath the whole upheaval lies the stinging effect which President son's arraignment of the German has had upon the German masses as reflected by their in the To Count the Austrian for elgn r PT m attributed ti from i a r the the a sal r t would a m 1 s t a k r CON ON
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