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Washington Post, The (Newspaper) - May 31, 1923, Washington, District Of Columbia AwtettUd Prew axclwlTtly to for rVpubllrttWn of HI dUpitctMs to tt or rredltftd la thU tad tit pub. n a Dumber f of the wor J 4 ww ealberirtj n tan to moderate, variable gentle winds. Tempentare yeetercU} High- TB; lowest, NO. 17.150. AS SEOOVP-CUSg 1IATTSE I 0-noJTlCK WASHHiQTOV. D C. WASHINGTON: THURSDAY, KAY 31. 1923. IMS BT THE -WASHISOTOV POST CO TWO CENTS. POST-SCRIPTS A Breakfast Dish Served Fresh Dail> "So ihmy King Hoary wot aghast at ha kad to Jo lit htt crowded jay. So many for to many tor that, to many for to many far ami yoart, tattfd aaar to WM. a torn Chemical "Barrage" Developed to Stave Off Airplane Attacks Tourist Also Released With Mar. Allen. POWEIL BENEWS PARLEY maaa with groat ia an Enghth ckartkyard for remmW of Poeahontmt, bat with- Comparottooly trmatto orobably woaU eneW te teeming John Smith. other hand, new, Al Smith doesn't know is at." to erery LoweH, moment to de- cide." k to gwremor at Albany today, and he plenty of to make up his mind for him. U S. Attorney Hay- ward wtU have double to de- mand thumbs down for i. Barley- corn. A. Mark Twain part "To veto, or net to ooto, That a It pricking at both end., in a campaign foar. the that fortmo Ar, trUKng, and ha the quiet of hh) plantation, Sharp tuna from the ef a muddled which he can't right to the .olace of the Quotes Washington Treaties in Answering Demands. URGES A CASH SETTLEMENT Maj. Plnger, V. 8. A., in Letter From His Prison in Outlaw Stronghold, Makes Plea for Foreign Interven- tion and 'Civilization With Krags.' Thinks Possession of Arms Only Difference Between Chinese Farm- ers and a Chance for the Iieagne to Make Good. nobleet recorded thought, of net them. Philwophy a thing anybody who can afford to be a pbilo.opher. Mfatwter Grew at Lau- nght for judicial safe- in Turkey, after the allies lie down to I.met. Antiaircraft de'enae are a t h 6M of of t" val n? P moat recent dEs over-its of the air aerv and t >e chemira warfare SfTMce official todav rhu is p L -_lp f oT atomizing (dli mi m i it1- v that Ihev rema n s IAU n 1 air msteaJ of set ling t i" ground The idea is oemff u ilizpd In the Instruction of toi ant a r if guni th the pur pose of throw ing up A nemlcai barrage which would he ly impenetrable to airplane pilots The discovery of the principle was first made by the air service In connection with experiments for spray t j chemicals on cotton hi combating the nol' weevil pcsf Quantt les oC cal cium arserate sprai ed from an airplane and It was discovered that under ordinary conditions the liquid Is so finely atomized it re- mains in the air Semiofficial Pobli cation Warns as (o Scope. WOULD OMIT LUMP SUM Must Not Invoke Hughes' Plan or Resist Occupation. RUHR WORKERS RESUMING (tending up ne U ao When an American for tomebody quitter. B. Warran Amarkam at Mexico City. Tna Mortem wilt uttamary maaanai Tsao Chuang, May Robert A. Allen, medical corps, U. S. A., arid W. Smith, an aged tourist from Manchester, England, today were liberated by the Chinese ban- dits from the camp on Paotzuku mountain. John B. Powell, released on pa- role by the Chinese bandits, and Soy Anderson, of the Asia Develop- ment Company, are conferring with- in the bandit lines upon the invita- tion of the outlaw chieftains on pre- liminaries for the release of the cap- tives. Devuwd Guarantee. The bandits Insist that tb.e for- eigners guarantee that Peking's .promises be fulfilled Mr Powell has assumed almost full leadership in the negotiations, bringing them to the present stage by telling tie bandits that the Washington conference had pledged the world to dtsbandment and therefore the foreign powers could not authorise China to Increase its armies by enlisting the bandits Mr. Powell suggested that the out- laws consent to a payment in money with-employment on public The Idea appealed to the chieftains bnt expressed doubt as to their ability in persuading their followers tho la that At rat, it won't 'am long to ho a Jim Corbett haireut ability in p tp. up honest labor. However, unofficially of Borlin what Franco would to expect m way of a nerw oBor. It onuta't Iw rradicatod on Hufhe.' Now platforaa. Lo a4rbae Ciwo not to mention a lump foar mifht lamp it anrf not take it. ttoroonr, pawire t rotl0njtco moat bo abaadoooel, which U mood deal liko aeUnf Admiral to live up Mtbmarnea. ,triko waning in Ruhr. Max tfeerbohm tactfully with from collection of car- of royalty. in John Dowland wrote time, with per- sonal of emtromely royal "Bui- nooor humor yot true, Bat tnat which only'floatoth you." "Coof ka tintfrt upon That might of And bring them bftk to koaoon again." jPowell's work is fast ftemflog freit K Tientsin May 80 (By A P) Armed Intervention by the foreign powers to put down China'is favored by Maj RolanB TO1 Plnger, USA, one Of the fourteen held by outlaws on Pact- j zuku mountain He elpressed this opinion in a letter to the Associated Press received here today "We wrote Maj Plngar. "have learned the personality at the bandits and so we no longer dream about the terrors of the first and sec- ond nights 1 am wondertng what preparations are being made In the Philippines and Hawaii In the event military force ultimately Is applied. How about public opinion In America, and what Is the Japanese attitude4 "The whole affair Is a beautiful which he-goats with whiskers and the most com- fortable considering the circum- The coa'ts which were are down beds of ease compared to temple doors "ClTllUe With I believe It will be a long drawn- out so far as Allen Solomon and myself are concerned (Maj Robert A Allen, USA, and Lee Solomon of San franclsco Shanghai The know that Allen and myself are Held omcers BRITAIN INSISTS SOVIET STOP ASIAN PROPAGANDA Memoranda Handed Krassin Accepts Some of the Rus- sian Proposals. London Thursday, May 31 (By A P.) British memorandum dealing with Russia s last reply to Lord Cur- son's note was communicated to Leo- nid Krasstn the bolshevik represent' alHe here jesterdaj according to the Daib Herald It accepts -nith slight reservations Pussia's offer i e- garding the pajment of compensa- tion for seizure oE British trawlers for the execution of Charles F Da- vison and for the arrest and deten- tion of Mrs Stan Harding, a news- paper correspondent, and for the withdrawal of the two Welnsteln notes written In reply to the Brit- ish protest over the proseoutiono! church officials, which notes Great Britain considered offensive. It Is asserted that tne memoran dum also tacitly abandons tbe charge that the soviet is financing British communists, but declares the Russian reply with respect tt> Russian propa ganda In Aslp is unsatisfactory and demands that the Jtassian representa lives in Teheran and Kabul be with drawn According to the Dally Herald, th memorandum affirms Great Britain'; willingness to take the1 initiative In calling an international t stttle the question of the extent o territorial waters Pumps Started at Mines, While Fires Are Kindled Under Factory that 50O.OOO Strikers Will Be Back at Their Jobs of Police Ends Violent Radical Move. Outbreak in Dresden Is Quickly Ended. Snow in Montana Fells All Afternoon; Country Blanketed Untie Mont May "Next winter started in Mon- tana this afternoon, when a heavv snow blanketed Butte and the surrounding country and vrhrn cold rain and snow struck Helena. Great Falls Also icnorted cold and rain. Snow continued to fall in Butte throughout the after- noon.. E snu Special Convention Trains Leave From Far West. HOSTS TURN TO "MECCA" or More Visitors Ex- pected Here Next Week. AIL, BOATS AND AUTOS IN USE Enforcement Repeal Bill U. S. View on Agrarian Laws Given Mexican (Special Cable Dispatch) Paris, May 30 Preach government, through the semi- official newspaper, the Temps, to- night "tips off" Germany, as to what reparations to offer First, the German government is advised not to mention a definite sum total through fear that it Will be insufficient to insure negotia- tions Second, Chancellor Cuno not demand Secretary of State Hughes' suggestion of an interna- tional committee to determine Germany's "capacity to pay Third, a moratorium on cash payments can be asked. Fourth, the French and Belgians are to continue their occupation ot the Ruhr during 4he moratorium to insure obtaining taxes and the de- livery of material during that, period Fifth, the German government must immediately abandon its passive resistance in the Ruhr. Sixth, Chancellor Cuno must in- dicate in detail the guarantees and securities Germany will offer for an international loan. to Pin suing the policy trying to e-nrtce the the rep- rations question so as to obtain an pportunlty to link It up with the rench debt to America, the govern- Special to Tta Post Stay From all parts of tbe State the wet and dry forces begpn moving tonight upen Albany, at a hearing tomor- row in assembly chamber they will essay to help Gov. Smith de- cide whether to sign or veto the bill repealing the Mullan-Gage State law for the enforcement of prohibi. tion The governor, driven to dis- traction by the jam in which he finds himself betwist wets and drys, thinks that, after listening to the arguments, he will be able to reach a decision by Saturday. Governor If the governor signs the repealer the with greater confidence and determination than ever, will force the fighting for repeal of State prohibition, enforcement acts else- where, Illinois being one of the in which such action will be 'sough before adjournment of the legislature. and Maryland have no prohibition laws and with New Yfcrk pos- sibly Illinois added to the wets believe they soon, would be enough to dictate modifica the Volstead act by the Greatest Passenger Movement in History, Railroad Men Say, Will Bring Vast Majority of Crowd Here Within 6O Hours, Begin- ning Saturday Night Ticket Sales to Be Resumed Today After Withdrawal of 4.OOO Seats Because of Obstructions. The "pilgrimage to Mecca" has twgun. A virtual exodus of thousands from cities between here and Cali- fornia began yesterday. Its objec- tive is Washington, and the biggest convention this city, or any other, for that matter, has been called upon to entertain Trains Start From Wtut. For the next five or six days, special and regular trains on rail- roads extending into all parts of the country, automobiles, boats and any other mode, of transportation which, may be pressed into service will bear the wave at humanity hav- ing for its destination the Capital. Trains from farthermost points be- gan leaving yesterday, whea the schedule for departure of the 200 or more speciaV trains called for the leaving of the Pacific coast temples. Among the early departures was the Islam temple special of San Francisco, which is bringing about persons to the convention. Reccrd Piammffr The greatest passenger movement Steward of Liner Identified as Count Of Imperial Blood Nur Torn Mav SO log of the Fsbre T deck ing toda-v contained Ship s steward 'oertlfied count In that brier role corta ned the aiot-i or our i Boldour tit Rouirar a son o' A.exarder and if scendant of Cathe'ire vhe of Russia The count s 40 i ears o 6 re had morei aid es'atea o ce but, as he told passenite-s wro pier'ea his identify he was 'ond of Morte Carlo and he suddenlt found h T self a pauper a nob e has money' lie exp amed if s a count but when he s le shrugged his shoulders S" he had disappeared from r s 'tie world One day there a new porter in the gallej o' the Pa'ria Soon the new man became cook then assistant steward ana finally chief steward This how he will be Usted on the pay roll when the Patr'a again, Count Georges Boldour chief steward FOUR PERSONS INJURED IN AUTO-RACE CRASHES Three Boys Hit by Skidding Car. Mechanician Hart in Wreck of Another Machine. Indianapolis Hay 80 (By A P TWO serious accidents marred the 600- miU automobile race, won today by Tommy Milton, In 5 hours 28 minutes and 6 27 seconds, in which three schoolboy spectators from Lafayette Would Have Aaerica lake Strife lapossible. THRILLS AT ARLINGTON Memorial Day Address Held Profoundly Impressive. PROFITEER Ind were Injured, one perhaps Should Combat Agate Cone, Bxeco- tive Nation Wffl to It that the Buck Blot lot Bread Is Given No Ctaatce to Itarfve. Says V. S. to Carry on Wreath of White Peonies on Unknown's Harding gravely Christian LautenschlageT, a German entry, crashed into a concrete retain- ing wall on bis fifteenth lap but mi- jacnlously escaped death although his macnlne was wrecked Jacob Krauas- his mechanician was taken to the field j hospital, but his injuries were not as j serious as first reported Krauss was the only mechanician in the race, as alt other racers drove alone Tom Alley of Jndianapolis a vet- eran racer, was in tne second smash- up of the day In attempting to pass a car in the southwest turn of the track, while speeding nearly 100 an hour. Alley's ear skidded over- turned and crashed through a fence, seriously injuring Herbert Shoup, 16, of Lkfayete who suffered a skull frac- ture at the base of the brain group's two companions, Charles Bllieit and Willfem Goetz, also were to badly injured that they were to a hos- pital.' Alley, "ho was drfrtag as re- lief for Earf at tfc time of the accident, suffered a broken left arm thouiand children will today for the Preeidont and That oufht to bo enough heaven for one time. Snow in Montana, and the throh- wire the whole country up Mexico City, May B Warren of the American commission which is here endeavoring to settle points in dispute between the United States and Mexico presented before the mixed commission the views of the United States regarding Mexico's agrarian taws. After had concluded, an adjournment was: taken until Friday, when one of the Mex- ico's reply This morning Mr Warren and John Barton Payne, the oaher American commissioner, attended Memorial Day exercises held under the direction of the American Legion in tha American cemetery During the day the American com- missioners characterized as absurd a story published locally that the con- ferees had arranged for recognition of Mexico by the United States except for minor details blanketed blanketed. Not to blanloty- Two British Cruisers Off Murmansk Coast On to The pilfrim- to Mecca on Potomac Lot ua that when the are reaRy "on to a." they will like ua all bettor. another homer. iet nothing in two at- Thtwe hare at Decoration day one Roman holiday.. Anyhow, la, ktatnghter awfuL Somebody taking all the at out of onr HarJJng, under the .pell ennobUng mapiration, on the attttt of republic knjiwn and unknown, to de.- oar bud- where mOo the white rear among the and famjiUf that guard ttopa of battorod WH Ifttja. wring nmmtt around again yw." C R B and that So'omon is a boss of civilians and quHe a man In Shanghai and the bandits have segregated the 'sap club which we call ouriel'ves I dart- say we will be held as hostages until the last demand Is satisfied 1 1 favor armed Intervention Civil- ize them with Krags. is my motto, and I don't believe many wll have to be so civilised to make good little laun out Its much- talked police force Idea We are in excellent spirits our onlj feari beine of lice and flies which aboun 1 on the mountain top We ail >pti-d aan tary pre cautions bit in t edumti- the garrison t prisoners In kle th? beil itheeEs with Inset r w fa tallties. vvbtle three policemen were wounded one serlouslj In clashes with the demonstrators Tha report adds tlial plundering was con Future Balance. If the governor vetoed, fit ,'feji, the drys will hall the aci as a Vindi- cation of strict enforcement of prohi- bition at the hands of a Wet governor who though elected on an anti- prohibition promise, did not dare to sign a nullification measure. The governor's political future Is hanging in the balance, whether he be regarded as a candidate for Presi- dent, for United States Senator or for a third term at Albany, and not a few Democratic pollticii ns think he has lost ground immeasurably already even with his wet by failure to sig nthe repealer promptly On the other hand it is reoalled'that the drys who never -supported Smith would not be placated by a belated veto May Cast Hint Italy The upshot of the whole affair may be a decided slump In tbe popularity of Smith jrhlch would put him out of the running for the democratic nomination for President possi- bly (or a third term u governor Nothing would be more welcome to the Republican leaders who are sori- ly afraid that New tork will go Democratic, next year on the liquor issue particularly if Smith should be Democratic candidate .for either President or governor With the plans of the antiprohibi- tlonlsts all want as merry as a mar- riage bell until the legislature ad- journed a month ago One of the first acts of tbe regislature- was to memorialize Congress to modify the Volstead act to permit the consump- tion of beer and light wine. To this the governor pointed with as a, fulfillment of campaign prumises But that was no more than a. gesture and foimer Gov Miller had defied Smith in the campaign to show" how a State administration could go be vend futile gesturing in opposing- na tional prohibition Smith had" re torted he would shdw him Rrpnblleno Trlejk Scented.' So when the bill to repeal the Mul lan-Oage law came to the fore wets hailed it as another fulfillmen of Smith s campaign promises To 1 sure there were suspicious voic that it was a Hepublcan trick to ruli the governor politically, which wer balancer by insinuations that th Democrats were trvinfr to put the Re publicans In a hole Kventually th bill was passed" by tbe Republican house and Democratic senate th governor making no move to stop i The general assumption was that h would sign it at once But whether the governor intend ed to sign o11 veto he hesitated an then the storm broke torrent wet and drj peas threats and im precatlons was loosed The drys con tended the efacement of th State prohibition act meant the seces alon of New Tork from Union wets mustered the opinions distinguished jurists to prove the State !s not obligated tp enac laws to enforce national prohibition in nWtory, as railroad men call it cute aDout the head aid bodj i will be progressive Today the I possible He oumftin te- i me 1 speed u- Tho ne C3i from Rockv mou n ill tor ut its rashlngton COVTFNTTKD Oh nTTH PAGB TM Thtafc of WltHMT Think ol ter trains marked Firram send 'hrough to from cities me 1 '--ned o e' regaired consciousness ne distance of which requires only one-night ride to tbe Capital spe- al trains will start about Saturday he result is that within 60 hours rom aSturday night, the several hun- red thousand convention guests will coming into Union station While the city paused yesterday in a preconvention spirit to pay hon- to the dead, there was vidence everywhere of continuing rrivals The crowds from out oi own are growing perceptibly larger >r the most part, they consist of he aunts, uncles and cousins, and Id friends of who ish to see the city before the big ush begins Prerlde Shrine headquarters paused with a ealtzation 'that the greater' part of he task is completed Every agency cooperating, and notably tbe Fed- ral government Further evidence f the intention to give a royal reception to the thousands of imericans who will be here came esterday when it was announced hat the Various departments will pfo- Ide special guides to show visitors hrough tbe government offices The Shrine- officials declared the Shrine does not assume credit for all this luccess because, they sav, the gath- iring is to be preeminently American, and, the Nation s- Capital is extend- ng Its "welcome to everyone as cans and therefore can do nothing else but giv e the best welcome poasi- ile The presence of or so visit- ing Americans in their Capital is con- sidered an unuslal opportunity foe America to display its biggest busi- Federal government itself Of every seven persons, who come, a ratio of twp will be Shriners, it is believed so that the other five be coming with one- of their main in- tentions being that of seeing Wash ngton which accounts for so many persons being here already Comfswfom Over Emaed. Difficulties arising temporarily from threatened price raising, the confu- sion over grand stand seats being witndraw n from sale and the like, are speedily being ironed out to the satisfaction of the Shrine organiza- tion and as it hopes, to the satisfac- tion of the public Announcement made v esterday of the results of the checU up on plans for grand stand seatings stated that 4 000 seats have been withdraw n because no account was taKen of trees or other obstruc- tions in the construction of stands This means that -north of tickets can not be sold Vs one hu morcusty inclined individual re marked these mil be turned ov ei the Shrine bureau of forestrv Sale of grand stand seats i i be resumed at 1 o clock todav in the Globe-Wermcke Lompan store n F street There are 3 000 seats rtmam ing and it is expected there ara aev eral times that number of persons who will want to buv seats s nrnt Whe.i Vie he said h 3 accelerator stuck and he was unable to control the machine GRAVE FAILS TO YIELD BONES OF POCAHONTAS Secret Search Made ia English Churchyard for Remains of Indian Princess. Gmveeend, England, May SO Excavations were begun in the grave- yard of St George's church today in an endeavor to locate the bones of the Indian princess Pocabontas, who, according to traditions, was burled there in 1617 Early today, amid great secrecy, in By HARRY PRICK. (Coprriiht, If23, by Wtstlaftae. Post Co Led by the President of the United States the people of all America joined yesterday in honor- ing1 the men who died m war that the republic might survive and civ- ilization be preserved. Stern-faced the President stood before veterans of three wars and in husky voice prajed that the nation may have ro more war Not alone for America did the President utter the hope that peace may reign, but for the world. t is not enough to seek assurance for the President declared "I believe it a God-given duty to give our influence to establish the ways of peace throughout the world. Can Promote "We can not guarantee, but we -can promote the peaceful adjust- ment of disputes, we can-eid in the establishment of the agwneies of peace, and make hateful to Iraman- kmd the spoils of war. have gloried in our part as the ei- emplar of representative democracy aspiring peoples the world. If 'we hfve been ex eniplar Jiere s a out to m poirtirg the wa> and nfluencing the adoption of democ- racy's peace Plea No more Inspiring plea has ever been uttered by a Preaident of the United States The exercises in the magnificent marble amphitheater which crowns the sylvan hills of Ar- the presence of the tector of the church Canon Oedge: Dr. Phillip Franklin and James Van Alden Shields representing the English- Speaking union, an d Capt Page Gaa- ton and W Pyoraft, acting on behalf of the Anthropological depart, ment of the British museum, a grave to which a number of bodies had been moved when the original church was burned some years aga was opened Thirty were found, but neni of them was Jdentifled as that of Pocahontas, and the belief prevails that her remains rest beneath the chancel of the new church Today's work "was under the authority of tne home office and it is understood the expense Is being borne by .Capt Gaston As search beneath the chancel will require the dwnoli- tion of a part of the church a ne permit will haye to be obtained It Is asserted however that it will requested and tbe work continued Find Their a Babies Kffled by Lightning Colnuitt Ga, May Mr and Mrs. Tom Lewis, of near JaVin returned from a Chopping trip to Donalsonvllle yesterday afternoon to -the home of a neighbor where they had left their four children they found three of the children dead on the floor the other unconscious and a neighbor Mrs John Widner unconscious on bed Itark" left bj a stroke of lightning told all that could be learned of the Reports today ha "W and the injured child wou d recoi The chi fhe gM" "g -otce were ..cd toge it r a corre Free State Executes Two Bank Robbers ington overlooking the aplts.1 DUD in Ma M -r and Joseph OFou-Ke we exec ed b 'he Free Stale authoru at Tuaru countv Gaiwav conMCted of participating in a roboeri at taat week emed more than those of any other Memorial day. Down in front of tbe rostrum from which the 'resident spoke, in the place of honor. tat scarce two score of grizzled erans of the civil war, their faces seamed with advancing age, their forms bent, but their countenances ighting up as the chief executive earnestly pleaded, "Let us strive for the assurance that we shall have of war." Spanish war veterans, men of mid- dle age, flanked the gray heroes at K and close by were the boys wbo only recenHy hare played their part n the world war A fervor of pa- triotism ran through the great as- semblage, as the color bearer strode down the main aisle and presented the colors while tbe Karine Band struck up "To the Colors Men, women and children of all ages and all callings participated In the exercises at Arlington, all joined In the singing of "America" at the conclusion of the Mrs. Haralsw Artemis. President Harding drove to Arling- ton with Mrs. Harding and several invited guests including Fletcher and former Senator Eellegar of Minnesota. Mrs Harding, gowned in becoming black, sat in a box at the right of the stage. She taok interest in vll ef and listened intently to her distinguished husband's oration the last strains of the national hymn had died away, the President with Mrs. Harding and others in the Presiden- tial party passed out of the Kast doors to the tomb of unknown dead where Mr Harding reverently placed a magnificent wreath of whi peonies upon tbe soldier's grave for a moment he stood there and then with Mrs Harding entered auto mobi e and drove back to the White House The President's address made a pro- found Impression upon hta auditors. He expressed in eloquent words gratitude of the nation, for the men who gave their lives It mattered lit le the President said what war one served In all the sup-eire offer ng of life on the a M pa isir no man could offer Prompted by The Prtslden' "eje ced t-a n- o' the -r-v n' Rf-i v le ic K -p "e ve v >if drfi ne f a Hf tneir tha f erot v-'f 'a'" ft a 54: a Uon h ar T f f a e'ui v on t" 10 he wa. a TtKt on fo owrr! civil r.r a-if4 reconitruct.ou a Catam prin W Ktt kv 4] I _ OOKTDOJBB OV gCCOan -A. ;