North Carolina Newspapers

    NEW BERN,' CRAVEN COUNTY. N. C; TUESDAY MAY, 2, 1911 FIRST SECTION
34th. YEAR
POLICE DIKE: .
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FEDERAL
REPORTED
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CHICAGO
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433 OUALFIED APPROVAL
Capture Five Persons Who "Were
Belling the Ajrden", tand a Hum -
' ber of Gallons of Whiskey, r
- With the aid of two young men whom
they used in purchasing the whiskey,
the police force Wednesday night cap
tured four, negro men and a colored wo
man who weire engaged in the selling f
"whiskey and also secured several gal
lons of the product they were dispensing;-.":..
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Several days ago the members of the
police force decided that thejL would
secure a detective to secure evjdence
against several ; "blind, tigers" which
they were almost pertain were in oper
ation. With tbis 'e.nd in view Mr. J.
E. Eason and Mr. H.' D. Irving, two
young men who Were employed in the
Norfolk-Southern shops in this" city
were engaged to discover where whiskey
was being sold in- this city, These
young men worked diligently and to so
much advantage that the police decided
to raid the places . at which they had
purchased whiskey. " - 'J : . v, ' ; '
The strictest 'secrecy was observed in
this matter and but few knew of the in
tended proceeding . and it was quite a
surprise when the officers marched their
prisoners down to the city hall late
Wednesday night, Annie Taylor, Ed.
Moore. Matthew Williams, John Farlow
and Nathan Williams, all colored, were
the names of the alleged dealers. ...
Yesterday afternoon they were given
a hearing before Mayor McCarthy and
although each of them plead not guilty,7
probable cause was found and they
were bound over to the next term of
Superior Court under bonds of $150
each. ' . ,
On the names of each of the warrants
that were issued the name of "John
Doe;" whose Identity In th's city in con
nection with several other "blind tig
er", cases a few months ago caused so
much speculation,, appeared, and before
the two gentlemen who had - assisted
the officers in their work had made their
appearance at the trial there was again
-considers! speculation as to who -"John
Doe" was. Several other places where
the two gentlemen had purchased whis
key during the past few weeks were
visited but the "bird had flown." None
of the prisoners had . United ' States li
cense to sell whiskey " and when the
State court is, through ' with them the
government will doutless try thera for
the saute offense, -
Rheumatism Relieved In Six Hourt
Dr. Detchon's relief for Rheumatism
usually relieves -severest eases' in a few
hours. Its action upon the system is
remarkable and effective. It removes
at once the eauae and the disease quick
ly disappears. First dose greatly bene
fits. 75c and $1.00. , Sold by Bradham
Drug Co. .
Deeper Waterways, ...
v The address of Mr. S. A. ' Thompson,
field secretary of the National Rivers
and Harbors Congress, last night at the
eourt house: was only fairly attended.
' Mr. Thompson was impressive, forceful
and interesting; ; and those who heard
the address were great If pleased. This
deeper waterways subject is becoming
lietter understood' and its importance
as affecting New Bern,- is being seen
more clearly by the people here, but the
action is needed, to secure (he result,
that is, water depth down . the Neuse
equal to that to be found through the
sounds and inland waterway1 to the
ocean, '"" - : .,':
1 WILLIAMS' KIDNEY P ILLS
, ' Have you neglected your Kidneys!
Have you overworked your nervous aye
' tern and caused trouble with your kid
neys and bladder? Hava you pains in
loins, side, back, groins and bladder T
Have you a flabby appearance of the
face, especially under the eyes? Too fro
- quest a desire to pass urine! If so. Wit-
hams' Kidney Pills will euro you-at
Druggist, Price 60c.' Williams' M'f'g
Co., Prop., Cleveland, O. '
' Negro Shot Attempting Burglary.
- Late last night ' George Green, col
ored, was shot through the thigh by. of
fleer Parker. Green was discovered in
J. A. Boon's market trying to rob the
money drawer, and being ordered
oroereu to
stop and refusing the office fired in bis. , . j u ni
direction, the result being hit. After
an examination by the city physician,
Green was taken to the sanitorium. - '
-V In an English Hotel.
Proprietor (addt'Hlng porter) Was
the American pleaiwd with' his room,
Will la in?
" Willlam-Now, 1 wouldn't hexactly
s'y that, sir, 'E looked as If there
Hiltit be something that wasn't Just to
Is lSUInjf, but I gathered from 'is re
marks tl"t 'e found it hunusually com
fortable. -rroprlKtor-Well,
what did he say
about it?
William-'!". It v.88 cowlJor than
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wwm CLOSE
Criminal Docket Completed at
Yesterday'a 'Session, i Only a ;
Few Cases on Civil Docket . :
Yesterday was a busy day in the Fed
eral eourt and a large number of eases
were disposed of during the day's ses
sion, in fact the entire criminal docket
was cleared and only a few cases on
the civil docket now remain to be dis
posed of,' No time has been lose in dis
posing Of the docket and Judge Connor
being complimented upon the dis
patch with which he has disposed of the
cases.
The following cases were disposed of
at yesterday's session. '
U, S. vs Geo. Raynor, charged with
illicit distilling, found guilty and sen
tenced to a term of one year and one
day at the Federal prison at Atlanta
and also to pay a fine of $100 and the
cost of the case. - r(.,j.;-'.
U, S. vs N. T. Garris, charged with
illicit distilling, defendant tried by a
jury and found not guilty.
U. S. vs E. 8. Arnold, charged with
retailing, defendant tried by a jury and
found not guilty.
U. S, vs Jesse Livingston, charged
with retailing, defendant found guilty
and sentenced th a term of six months
in the Craven county jail. ' .
U. S. vs H. T, Topp, charged with
retailing, defendant tried by a jury and
found guilty, but sentence has not yet
been passed.' . "
IT. S, vs Alonzo Kornegay, charged
with operating an illicit distillery, de
fendant found' guilty and sentenced to
a term of two years in the Federal pris
on at Atlanta and also to pay a fine of
$100 and the cost in the case.
The act fa proceedings against 8. F.
Sanders, C. D. Jones and L C Carroll
was dismissed upon the payment of the
costs of the proceedings t . "
In the ease of U. S. vs J. M. Davis,
charged with illicit distilling, the de
fendant was found guilty, but owing to
the fact that he is a victim of tubercu
losis and physically unable to do ajiy
manual labor,-judgment was suspended.
v Mr. Fly and his fanuTywill
soon call- Greet them with
welf screened windows and
doors and save a doctor's bill.
We have the Screen. : J. S.
Basnight Hdw. Co., phone
99, 67 S. Front St. .
. Charge! With Retailing.
Yesterday morning Albert Karain.
an Asyrian, was arraigned before U.
S. Commissioner C B. Hill on a war
rant charging him with retailing spirit
uous liquors without a U. S. license,
Probable canse was found and the de
fendsnt bound over to the next term of
Federal court under a bond of $150, in
default of which ha was comitted to jail
Reads of1 the Oldsn Time..
A carious illustration of the lack of
any systematic authority over toe
roads in England, even as late as the
fifteenth century. Is preserved in the
records of the manor of AyteBbury,
A local miller, 'named Diehard Boose,
needed some ramming clay for the re
pair of his mill. Accordingly we learn
from "Old Country Inns" his servants
dug a great pit in the middle of the
road, ten feet wide and eight feet deep,
and so left it to become filled with
water from the winter-rains. A glov
er from Leighton Buzzard, on his way
home from market, fell in and was
drowned. Charged with manslaugh
ter, the miller pleaded that he had no
place wherein to get the kind of clay
be required except on ths nignroaa
He was acquitted. ' ' . t
Proceedings in Federal Court.,
At he opening of yesterday'a session
of Federal court the esse of D. E. Ed
wards vs the Hartford Beat Estate
Company, In which the plaintiff la suing
the defendant for breach of contract,
waa taken up. This ease is from Lenoir
county and judging from the Urge
number of . Isitors in the city yesterday
from that section who were attending
court, it la attracting much Interest.
large number of witnesses were placed
on the stand by both the plaintiff and
the defendant and considerable time waa
. . . . , Mi th. oui kiJ hot
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been concluded and it waa continued on-
til today. Messrs Y. T. Ormondand
J., T.toocet represent the plaintiff and
Messrs. W. D. Pollock. Loftin, Vsssar
and Dawson are appearing for the de
fense.
LARGE PARTY WILL GO
To Wsir-tsa, D. C., May 29.
Already many applications have been
received from all over Korth Carolina
by Prof. Frank M. Harper, to join his
pcrnnnally conJuctsd tour via Norfolk
Southern Pailroal X 'JXOO pays all ex-
Si-i, '
William on His-Yacht Cruising in
Greek Waters. Italians aud
Spanish Branches Active. i
London. April 28th.A dispatch re
ceived from Corfu by the Dalziel News
Agency says that while the Kaiser's
yacht, Hoherwollern,- with th Emperor
on board," was cruising off that port 3
rifle shots were fired at it.
The bullets whistled Over the Imperi
al cabin, according to this report, and
caused excitement among the members
of his Majesty's sui. Although the
ispatch says the outrage is attributed
to disaff ectt d Greeks, diplomats are at
a loss to understand why Greeks should
be displeased with the Kaiser. -
At the German embassy it was said
that ev v ry effort is being made to se
cure particulars of the outrage. There
is a feeling there that the firing may
have been part of an anarchistic plot.
It is known that the anarchists, especi
ally the Italian and Spanish branches
have been very active lately. Because
of the belief that they are plotting an
ittempt at wholesale assassination to
mar the coronation of King George, the
police of England and all of the Conti
nental countries have recently been
very active.
All known anarchistic chiefs are be
ing subjected to the closest espionage.
Because of this fact, and 'because of
the intense activity of the Berlin police
in searching the haunts of the anarch
ists, it was said the outrage might be
due to German anarchists.
The Kaiser planned to remain in the
Mediterranean for ten days longer, but
whether this reported incident will re
sult in his changing his plans cannot be
learned at present.
Attempts To Take His Life.
While under the influence of a'cohol
and temporarily mentally unbalanced
tar. Ferdinand Ulrich, who resides at
No. 6 Bern street attempted to take hi
life yesterday afternoon by swallowing
number of grains of bichloride of
mercury and but for the fact that a
physician began work on him a few
minutes after he committed this rash
act he would doubtless now be a corpse,
and as it is he may succumb to the ef
fects of the poison.
J
Matohlana, Yet Forlorn.
The following announcement ap
peared in the Berliner Tageblatt: "A
young lady of a highly esteemed and
noble family, as beautiful as Helen,
aa thrifty as Penelope, as economical
as the Electress Marian. of Branden
burg, as sprightly as Mme. de Stael, a
singer like Mile. Breval, a dancer like
La Cerlto, a pianist like Rosa Kastuer,
violinist like Tereslta Mlalnollo, a
harpist like La Bertrand, a sculptor
like Princess Marie d'Orleans, as aus
tere as Lucrece, as charitable as St.
Elisabeth of Hungary, -as devout as
Nightingale, having at . command a
large fortune, lacking mnsculine ac
quaintance, seeks a husband by the
newspaper agency." ..
Goods Roads Meeting Will Be Held
Here May 9th. ,
On Tuesday, May 0th, the Board of
Trustees of the Central Highway Com
mission will hold a meeting in this city
and it is hoped that every public spirit
ed citizen will be In attendance. This
central highway will be of great benefit
to this section and we cannot afford to
let an opportunity to secure it pass by
This highway will cost '-the countios
through which it runs $50 per mile to
construct, - , "
The Future Didn't Count.
Freddie Is bad boy, aged sis, nnd
his brother Charlie Is four, , Freddie
was at his nsunl game of teasing and
pinching bis brother when his mother
interfered.
"Don't you know." she said reprov
ingly, "that you are laying up trouble
for yourself by and by by doing this?"
"Maybe I am," be replied defiantly,
"but Charlie Is getting bis now."-St
Louis Globe-Democrat. v
. Coast Artillery Co. Returns.
. The Cost Artillery Company returnod
at 12:30 last bight from Goldsborn,
where their members took part in the
target range practice, It was tho first
time the boys had ever shot at the long
range, and taking this into considera
tion they did well, so their officers say
for them ,;. " ' . V.'. -
Revlvai Crows at The Tabernacle,,
Revival services which have been in
progress at the Tabernacle church for
the past week continue to draw large
crowds, and much interest, is being
manifested, ' .
The services tonight will be largely
attended and the church la looking for
ward to a great meeting.
, Kev. Mr. Shuler will preach tonight
on "Etoninj Jesus."
New Set Lantern Slides Received.
Piano and Violin Club
. Meets.,
On , Friday morning,: the 8A grade
sang hi'-- thr auditorium for the first
time.' The song was very well render
ed and every one seemed to enjoy it.
The class games of ball are still go
ing on at recess. The series between
the 8A and 9th. grades ended Thursday,
the score was 14 to 12 in favor of the
9th, grade.
A new set of lantern slides came this
week and several of the classes have
seen them. A class in Physical Geo
graphy, which has just finished a study
of clouds, saw a set of slides especially
prepared for the purpose. A great
many of the scenes were " taken from
Alps so In addition to the help in study
ing clouds the class had the privilege of
seeing some of the ' noted scenery of
the Alps. Among the slides are also
sets on glacier, snow and . ice. Scenes
from South' America and South Africa
reveal a state of civilization hard to re
alize merely from jbooks. A complete
set of scenes fromEnglftfld and Itajy
arid Panama Canal. Zone give definite
ideas, where htzy, ! indirtinct ones are
the rule with school children. The
beautiful scenery in western North
Carolina is shown in a set on the Ap
palachian Mountains.
The piano and violin club of the
Graded School met Friday afternoon in
the Griffin Auditorium, and gave the
following musical program, all without
notes:
Piano Solo March From "Norma"
Bellini Sophia Hollister.
Piano Solo Brook in the Forest Wen-
zel Norma Styon.
Piano Solo- Waltz Grace Munger.
Piano Solo Swaying Trees Spaulding
Agnes Foy.
Violin Solo Valse Atherton Alber-
tinaJonea.
Piano Solo Waltz Reinhoid Adolph
Habn.
Piano Solo From Flower to Flower
fiano Solo song of the Birds Carl
Harris, Sara Hollister.
Piano Solo At Twilight-Mabel Cohn.
Piano Solo Sextett from "Lucia d'
Lammermoor" Bessie Hollo well.
Piano Solo Waltz in D. Chapin
, " Mary Turner.
Makes Everything New.
Old kitchen chairs, old furniture, old
closets, old bureaus, when worn, out
made new again at a cost of 15 . to 20
cents with a can of either Home Finiah
Domestic Paint, Home Finish L. & M.
Varnish, or Home Finish L. &M. Varn
ish Stain.
Directions for use on each can. Any
body can use it
Get it from Gaskill Hardware & Mill
Supply Co., New Bern, N. C.
The Editor Rejoices.
The annual visitation took place Sat
urday, at the Journal office it being
strawberry day, that is, Mr, Grahm
Richardson, that model farmer of Cra
yen county, presented the Editor with
a box of beautiful strawberries. This
early strawberry presentation, hone of
those jvyoui days,, not for the gift,
which Is most acceptable, but for the
thoughtfulness and kindness that each
year accompanies these first and early
strawberries.
.. Qanerous Tramp. ,
"Please gluime a quarter," begged a
panhandler ou Washington street "I
won't hand yer no tale about beln'
hungry, pard honest, I wanter git a
drink." .
"But" we objected (for1 it was in
deed us), "you . don't need a quarter
to buy a drluk."
"Sir," answered the panhandler, "do
youse t'luk I'm fallen so low as ter
take a gent's money an' den not invite
him ter drluk wld meJ"-Boston Trav
eler. - -
BEAUTIFUL HAIR
Hradham Drug Co., Sells the Grat
" 1 est; Hair Beautifler in the , '
World. ;
Parisian Sage, the grand and efficient
hair restorer, Is guaranteed to perma
nently remove dandruff in two . weeks,
or your money back. :
Parisian Sage stops falling hair it
prevents the hair from fading. :.
It is the best beautifier of ladies' hair,
as it makes hnrsh, lusterless hair fluffy,
soft and beautiful. It is a most refresh
iug and daiptly perfumed dressing, not
sticky or greasy, ,-- .
Parisian Saga is sold and rigidly guar
anteed by Bradham Drug Co. Price 50
cents a large bottle. The girl with the
Auburn hair it on every package.
""In tlie time 1 have used Parisian Sage
I have found it very satisfactory both as
a "grower and dandruff cure." Miss
Ada M. Brktt. Hooalck. N. Y.. Mar. 23.
'1910. ' ,
Four Robbers in Stolen Auto Bind
Nine . and Make
20,000
Haul.
Chicago, April 28 Four armed men
planned with great skill and executed
with success a $20,000 jewelry robbery
The victims are Albert! Sr.. proprietor
of the shop at No. 1246 Milwaukee ave
nue and Norman Strauss of Newark,
N. J,, representing Strauss & Strauss,
dealers in jewelry. In carrying out
their plan the thieves captured and
bound nine persons, and escaped with
their pluoder in a stolen limousine.
Before daylight, the Crexel garage,
seven miles from the scene, was called
by telephone and ordered to send an
automobile to a flat in the Ridgewood
Building. While the chauffeur was in
the building looking up his supposed pat
ron, the machine was stolen.
It was 10:30 a. m, when it drove up
to the Milwaukee avenue shop. Strauss
was displaying his samples. Edward
Albert', son of the proprietor, Samuel
Schmidt, Mr. Strauss and a boy as
sistant were there in the place.
Three men entsred with revolvers.
Those in the store were compelled to go
into a back room, where two of the
robbers tied them with ropes which
they had brought with them. Edward
Alberti, the proprietor, and his wife,
who lived over the store, hearing a
commotion, descended. The robbere
drove Alberti and his wife at a run into
the rear room, forced them to lie face
downward on the floor and bound thera
Next some miscellaneous errand boys
were roped. While one of the robbers
orked on the saf e two plundered the
Newark salesman and the store. The
safe yielded $500. StrauBs lost $10,000,
mostly in diamonds, and Alberti's los s
was of equal amount
After the robbery the men entered
the machine and were driven away by
the man at the wheel. He had remain
ed at his post during the activities in
side. Later the machine was found
abandoned on the North Shore road,
"
Pawed ths Bottle Toe Quickly.
Will Low, the puluter, told this sto
ry of the Latin quarter days of Robert
Louis Stevenson. Low and Stevenson
were great friends In their youth,.
Their friendship Indeed continued up
to the time of the writer's death.
"Louis," said the artist, "was no less
diplomatic than brave. He could be
fiery, and he could also be gracious
and pacific. One night, I remember,
we sat in a garden in Montmartre.
The red wine had been flowing pretty
freely, and one member of our party
got heated find aggressive. Finally
some one hmIJ n thing that this fight
ing chap disliked. As soon as the
words were sunken he grabbed up a
bottle and hurled It at the other's
head. It vrs n strong, true shot and
would have hit the mark had not 8te
venson sprung to his feet and caught
the missile.
"'Tut. tut. fleoipe,' he said to the
thrower-'tut. tut! If -the bottle is
passed so quickly none of us will be
able to stand out the evening.' "
While you are having that
spring cleaning, make a new
room of an old one with B
P. S. Flat Wan Finish. For
color cards, phone 99 or write
S. Basnight Hdw. Co., 67
Front St.
Ths Stern Prnt.
It Is well known that Frederick the
Great was very little Interested in the
other sex, a point to which Mr. C. J.
Whitby gives some attention In "Mak
us of Men." In seeking an explana
Hon be recalls that "when Frederick
was eighteen bis father learned of an
Intrigue conducted by him with
schoolmaster's daughter ebe happened
to be musical, a distinct aggravation
of ber offense and the old scoundrel
had ber whipped through Berlin, mak
lng bla son witness the -scene. Per
haps It Is not surprising that Freder
ick repudiated the bride forced upon
him by such a father, although Eliza
beth Christina la described as a beau
Uful and accomplished princess."
' Willi
"Tou must not rock the baby at all.
says the grave physician.'
"But I think an old fashioned cradle
Is so cunning, and, besides, the gentle
motion gets the baby to go to sleep
without crying for an hour," says the
young mother.. ? - -
"Yes, but that rocking motion Is very
injurious upon the child's brain." The
constant swaying really damages its
mind."-; ; ;
"Doctor I - - - :
"Yes, madam r : - '
"When you were a little baby they
still used cradles, didn't theyT' j
"Certainly.' That was before science
had determined co many of the"
"Wel-U-ir-Llfe. . -
Representative Price, of Illinois, In
an address on reciprocity in the House,
said the agreement waa only a step to
ward Canadian annexation. . ,
Reapportionment Measure Similar
to Crumpacker Bill Adopted
Last Session.
Washington, April 29 The bill. for
the apportionment of Representatives
Congress among the several States
under the thirteenth census passed the
House without a dissenting vote. Sev
eral elf arts were made to amend it, but
it went through as introduced.
The bill provides for 433 members in
stead of 391, as at present, and two ad
ditional members should Arizona and
New Mexico become States. Under this
bill these States make gains in the num
ber of Reoresentatives;
Alabama, 1; California. 3. Colorado,
1: Florida, 1; Georgia, 1; Idaho, 1; . Illi
nois, z; Louisiana, l; Massachusetts, i;
Michigan, 1; Minnesota, 1; Montana, !;
New Jersey, 2; New York. 6; North
Dakota, 1; Ohio, 1: Oklahoma, 3; Ore
gon, 1; Pennsylvania, 4; Khode Island,
1; South Dakota, 1: Utah, 1; West Vir
ginia, 1; Texas, 2; Washington, A
The proposed size of the House is
identical with that provided for in the
Crumpacker bill passed by the House at
the last session of Congress, but not
acted upon by the Senate. The Houston
bill, passed leaves to the legislatures of
the different States the power to rear
range the Congressional districts on the
new population basis of one member for
each 211,877 of inhabitants.
The two important amendments pro
posed and defeated after lengthy debate
were to put the redisricting power in
the hands of the Governors of States,
when legislatures had failed to act; and
to limit the House in the future to a
membership of 640, leaving future re
apportionments to the Secretary of
Commerce and Labor. Both were de
nounced as Republican Betimes.
Caleb Powers of Kentucky moved to
amend the bill so aa to prevent any
State from having one district more
than 20,000 greater in population than
another H said that in his State one
district was 115,000 larger than another.
rhis was defeated, 107 to 66. Then Mr.
Powera followed with amendments for
50.000 and 75,000, they failed.
We have Screen Doors and
Windows, in all sizes and
tyles. knocked down frames
and wire cloth. We can fill
your orders promptly. Don't
delay, the rush is due in a
ew days. J. S. Basnight
Hdw. Co.
The Danger of Going Barefooted.
As the season is now approaching
when all the children desire to go bare
footed, it is well that they should be
warned that this pleasure does not
come without danger, until recent
years we attached little importance to
ground itch, or toe-itch, so commonly
seen among barefooted children who go
about in the dew or other dump places.
We now know ground itch is the initial
sympton of hookworm disease and that
it would not develop unless the soil bad
been polluted by sufferers from the dis
ease. The myriads of eggs passing
daily along with the excreta from their
bodies develop into tiny microscopic
worms too small to be seen. These,
when allowed to come in contract with
the skin, burrow through producing an
attack of ground-itch. The truth of
this assertion can be easily proved by
making a poultice of polluted soil and
applying it for a few hours to some part
of the body. Always at the site of such
poultice there developea the ground-
itch -rash if there be a sufficient number
of worms entering the Bkin. -.
Moreover, it is known that about
fifty days after the attack of ground
itch the little worn.s that entered the
skin will have found their way to the
small intestine and there developed to a
size sufficient for them to be easily seen
with the naked eye. They are nearly
one-half Inch in length. Ths medicine
given to get rid of them, by acting as
a poison, causes them to be expelled
from the body. By washing the stools
through cheese cloth they msy be col
lected. !.' -' " "
The harm they produce is now well
recognized to require discussion at this
time. Suffices it to say that the blood
is sapped, the body stunted, the vitality
lowered. Thus, the life and happiness!
of those dearest to us may be blasted. I
It is now time every one should Know
what is meant ny grouna-ncn, noon-1
worm disease, pulluted soil, and poor
sanitary arrangements. Your State
B ard of Health will be glad to supply
this information free to any one who
will ask for it, .. ' v -S
" Judge Rosalsky, of ths New York
Court of Special Sessions, in agreeing
with the finding of the "cri ne wave"
grand jury, criticised Mayor Gsyno'r. :
The Diaz an4 Madero
will meet at El Paso,
peace envoys
For Th's County's Proposed Ar
bitration Treaty Will Lead to ;
Universal Peace. ,
( London; April 29 London's answer
to President Taft's proposal for an ar
bitration agreement between England
and America is made. At a huge
gathering in Guildhall, the foremost
men in England gave their w qualified
approval of the proposal.
The meeting was presided over by
Lord Mayor Sir Thomas Vazey Strong
and Premier . Asquith, Arthur J. Bal
four and other leading statesmen taking
part. !"" -
'.'I doubt whether Guildhall was ever
used for a worthier purpose," Premier
Asquith declared. ' "This peace rmet
ing cannot be said to be "due to pre-ar-raogeraent
or the operation of the usual
diplomatic apparatus. President I'aft
scattered the seed and it fell on ground
prepared to receive it., Only a few
months ago such an object as brought
about this meeting, which is destined to .
become historic, might have been con
sidered a dream. Now we all admit
that it is within the domain of practi
cal statesmanship."
The Premier expressed the hope that
still greater things than the Anglo
American compact might follow the
action of these two counties.
"While not wishing to preach or dic
tate to other nations,' he said, "I am
sure the Anglo-American agreement
against war will be a long step toward
the progress of humanity the world
over. It is not too much to hope that
this is the entering wedge to universal
peace.
"This meeting records the most im
portant victory in the relations between
England and America. It is unneces
sary for me to Bay that the proposed
compact is without menace to the rest
of mankind. It is not even an offensive
and defensive alliance, but an agree
ment that simply rules out war over a
yast aiea."
. Other speakers, including Conserva
tive Leader Balfour, followed the
Premier, at the conclusion of which the
Premier moved the following resolution
which was adopted amid scenes of the
greatest enthusiasm; '
"That this meeting of citizens of
London cordially welcomes the proposal
of the President of the United Slates in
favor of a general treaty of arbitration
between that country and the British
Empire and pledges its support to the
principlea of such a treaty as serving
the highest interest of the two nations
and as tending to promote the peace of
the world." '
In seconding the resolution Premier
Balfour said he was convinced that pub-
lie opinion in both England and Ameri
ca waa ripe for auch an agreement To
make and then break such an agree
ment, he said, would be a damaging
blow to civilization for generations to
come. - '
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