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SUFFRAGE PICKETS TO
DEMAND EXTRA SESSION.
New York, X. Y., March 3.
Alice Paul, leader of the National
Women's party, announced tonight
that she will personally lead suf
frage pickets with purple, gold and
white banners, demanding that tiie
president call an extra session of
congress to pass the woman s-.if
frage amendment, when the presi
dent arrivej here on his way over
, seas. The general Mooncy commit
tee of the Central Federated unicn
has anounced that they will have
women workers before the building
in which the president is to speak,
demanding that lie act to brir.u
about the release of Thomas
The president will 'meet a com
mittee of 20 Irishmen, who will ask
him to bring the matter of self
determination for Ireland before
the peace conference, just prior to
making his speech.
New York, March 3. A monster
hydroplane with a wing spread oi
250 feet, the largest yet designed,
is now under construction for the
American navy at League Island,
Philadelphia, it was revealed today
by an aeronautic expert. The giant
airship will ' be driven by five Lib
erty motors of 400 horsepower each,
and will develop a speed of 90
miles, with a cruising radius of
3,000 miles, it was declared render
ing it capable df crossing the At
lantic without stop. It will possess
a carrying capacity of 75 passengers.
Several months will be required for
its completion, so it will not be
among the first to compete in the
trans-Atlantic flight planned for
MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE
HOLD LOVE FEAST.
Washington, March 3. Demo
crats and republicans of the house
put aside business fpr an hour to
night for a love feast on the eve
of the adjournment of the long war
The occasion was the presenta
tion of gifts from the membership
of the house to Speaker Clark, Re
publican Leader Mann, Democratic
Leader Kitchin and Representative
Shirley of Kentucky, chairman cf
the appropriations committee.
Speaker Clark was given a silver
punch bowl and tea and coffee set.
Speaker Clark said he did not
know what use he was going to
have for a punch bowl in these
"dry days." though he might use it
for lemonade. He added, however,
that heaven alore knew how much
longer the country would allow him
to have that.
The speaker presented Mr. Mann
with a chest of silver, saying he
well deserved it for his faithful
service to the house.
TO KILL BURNS:
Shoots Twice at Head of De
tective Agency; Mistook
Him for Son of Late
Hetty Green. .
New York, March 3. Two shots
were fired at William J. Buns, de
tective agency head, by a woman as
Hums was entering the waiting
room of the Grand Central station
this afttrnoon. Neither shot took
The woman, who gave her name
as Gertrude Wormworthy 27 years
of age, of Brooklyn, was arrested
and later taken to Bellevue hospital
lor observation of her mental con
dition. Burns said he did not know
The woman, a stenographer, mis
took Burns for Col. Edward H. R.
Green, son of the late Hetty Green,
acco.ding to a statement which Dr
Robinson said she had made to him
it the hospital.
"I was told in a dream to kill
Hetty Green or someone connected
with her," she declared.
Her parents tonight declared she
had been suffering from a religious
mania, which followed the death of
her fiance 18 months ago.
of Oregon Dies After
a Prolonged Illness
Salem, Ore., March 3. James
Withycombe, governor of Oregon,
died at his home here tonight. He
had been ill for many months, but
had continued . to transact official
business until a week ago. He was
65 years old.
Wilson Names Successor
to New Attorney General
Washington. March 3. Francis P.
Garvan of New York City, was ap
pointed tonight by President Wilson
as alien property custodian to suc
ceed A. Mitchell Palmer, who be
comes attorney general tomorrow
Mr. Garvan has ben director of the
bureau of investigation in the cus
todian's office and has been largely
instrumental in establishing enemy
interest in corporations over the
Victory loan Measure
- Signed by President Wilson
Washington. March 3. -President
Wilson tonight signed the "Victory
Loan" bill, authorizing the treasury
to issue $7,000,000,000 in short Term
notes and providing $1,000,000,000
for the use of the war finance cor
poration in stimulating the coun
try's foreign commerce.
Democrats in Control.
Juneau, Alaska, March 3. Alas
ka's territorial legislature will con
vene here tomorrow with democrats
in control of both houses, ,
VOL. 48 No. 222.
Deathblows Given Important
Matters Pending in Con
gress by Objection of
Lack of Time.
Washington. March 3. Renewed
controversy Over the league of na
tions and the long threatened re
publican filibuster on legislation
came tonight as the clocks were
ticking off the hours ending the life
of the Sixty-fifth congress. Un
precedented crowds .watched the
proceedings in both senate and
house, which were expected to re
main in continuous session until
sine die adjournment at noon to
In the senate, the minority fili
buster was in headway on tire gen
eral deficiency bill, an appropria
tion of $750,000,000 for the railroad
administration, while the house
niaVted time considering minor
matters and holding for the last con
ference report on the $1,000,000,000
wheat guarantee bill. . Republican
senators said their obstructive tac
tics were directed not at the rail
road fund, which they predicted
finally would be voted, but as a
means of holding off other legisla
tion. While believing that the de
ficiency measure would be enacted
democratic leaders said they feared
the bill was in great jeopardy.
Adds to Tension.
A movement by republican sena
tors for a resolution formally dis
approving the league of nations con
stitution as now drafted and de
claring for an early peace treaty
added to the tension. Republican
Leader Lodge prepared the resolu
tion, planning its introduction at a
favorable opportunity but he had
in reserve the signed pledges of
many republican senators who will
sit in the next senate announcing
their 'opposition to the proposed
With the railroad appropriation
and the wheat measures as the two
major Lills remaining, the formal
deathiilows were given today to
many other important bills.
Formal efforts were made late to
day to secure agreements for votes
on the army, navy and agricultural
appropriation bills, but republicans
objected and failure of these was
regarded as certain. The $850,000.
1)00 sundry civil bill was another
measure marked lor failure, leaders
declaring it would not even be taken
up by the committee.
Bills Shut Out.
Rills shut out in the "senate in
cluded those providing for enforce
ment of the wartime prohibition
law and Secretary Lane's measure
to reclaim waste lands for settle
ment by discharged soldiers. Three
more regular appropriation bills,
however, the Indian, diplomatic
and military academy measures
were completed and sent to Presi
dent Wilson. Final legislative ac
tion also was taken on"the measure
appropriating funds for hospital
A controversy as to responsibility
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on Hogs to Remain
Until President Acts
Washington, March 3. It was
said at the food administration to
day that no action was expected for
a day or two in the matter of fixing
a minimum price for hogs. The
present minimum of $17.50 a hun
dred pounds, which expired Febru
ary 28 at midnight, will be contin
ued, it was explained, until an
nouncement of a decision by Presi
dent Wilson regarding existing em
bargoes on pork affecting neutral
and other countries.
Flood Will Call for Vote
on Resolution for Irish
Washington, March 3. An effort
by Chairman Flood of the House
Foreign Affairs commitjee to bring
the resolution for Irish independ
ence to a vote in the house was
made at 2 a. m. today. Several
speeches were in prospect, and
Chairman Flood announced that he
would endeavor to suspend thej-ules
to bring the measure to a vote.
Chairman Flood announced that he
would endeavor to get a vote on the
Irish resolution in both houses be
fore adjournment at noon today.
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Which Party is Responsible
For Defeat of Legislation?
Senate Doesn't Know .
Washington, March 3. During the night hours, republicans and
democrats of the senate disputed responsibility for prospective failure
of the many bills which both conceded would not be passed.
The democrats asserted that without republican opposition the
measures could not be passed before congress adjourns while the re
publicans declared that the legislation should not be passed so hastily,
involving such enormous sums of money, apd urged that an extra ses
sion be called immediately. '
They declared President Wjlson and the democratic administra
tion must be charged with delay in passage of vitally necessary mea
sures which could be accomplished at an extra session.
Congress and President At
Daggers' Points At Finish
Prominent Democrat Admits Administration Should
Not Have Attempted to Cany Out Great Construc
tion Program on Such Short Notice; Next Congress
and Committee Places.
Washington Bureau Omaha Bee.
Washington, March 3. With the
president and congress at dagger's
points and calling one another
names not found in Webster's una
bridged, the Sixty-fifth congress,
the War congress, will expire at
noon tomorrow with the army, the
navy ,the agriculture, the sundry
and possibly the general deficiency
bills, carrying upwards of $5,000,
000,000 lost because of lack of time
for their consideration.
With this log jam goes the oil
leasing bill, the water power bill and
Secretary Lane's pet measure, ap
propriating $100,000,000 to start put
ting soldiers on the land.
"The administration should not
have attempted these constructive
measures in the short session of
congress," said, a prominent demo
cratic senator today.
"They are big enough problems
for a long session and then some."
Committees Decided Upon.
With the aproaching demise of
the Sixty-fifth congress comes the
question, "What will the republican
committte on committees of the
house do for the newly-elected
members from Nebraska to the
In a talk with one of the leaders
on that committee today, it was
said that a tacit understanding had
been reached not to take up the
entire list of committee member
TOO KILLED AND
TWO IIIJURED III
Car Sa:d to Be Going 40
Miles an Hour Strikes
Bridge in Council Bluffs
James Allen, and Edgar A. Hut
chins, a switchman, living at 2445
Avenue D., Council Bluffs, were in
stantly killed, and J. F. Shank, 915
Avenue D., and Mrs. J. C. Brock,
3340 West Broadway, are both in
Mercy hospital, Council Bluffs, not
expected to live as the result of an
acident which occurred about mid
night last night when the car which
they were driving ran--in the center
piece of the bridge at Thirteenth
and Broadway. J. C. Brock, the
husband of the woman, escaped
W. H. Losey, 902 Avenue F., who
witnessed,, the accident, said:
"I was coming down Broadway
going west, when I saw a car com
ing on Broadway from the west. It
was going at a high rate of speed
probably 40 miles per hour. The
car struck the side of the dividing
piece in the bridge on Thirteenth
street, and it looked as if it went on
two wheels for about 50 feet, spun
around and turned completely over
twice. It was headed northwest
when it stopped. I went to call up
and when I returned the injured
persons had been taken to the hos
pital." . On Way Home.
Desk Sergeant J. C. Nicoll of the
Council Bluffs police force stated
that the , man Allen resembled the
man who had been arrested in, a
bootlegging raid in February. ' tie
stated that a man who claimed to
be talking from the Henshaw hotel
in Omaha, called up the police sta
tion shortly after the accident, and
said that the party had been spend
ing the evening there, and had
started home but a short time be
fore. All knowledge of such a call was
denied at the Henshaw hotel.
The bodies of Allen and Hudson
were taken in charge by the coroner.
ships until later and that tlie meet
ing Wednesday would probably de
cide upon the majority members of
the committees on ways and means,
rules, appropriations, and inter
state and foreign commerce, as it
has to do with the railroad situa
tion, leaving the composition of the
other committees to a later meet
ing of the committee charged with
selecting committeemen. He also
said the committee at the meeting
Wednesday might determine the ra
tio the democratic representation
should bear to the republican on
each committee, in view of the latter
being in the majority.
Beyond this he did not expect any
decisive action on who should be
majority leader or .who should con
stitute thi steering committee.
Protests Seniority Plans.
"I expect to offer my protest to
senior members succeeding to house
committeeships in the meeting of
the committee on committees," id
Representative Reavis tonight.
"It is unthinkable that men
charged with the conduct of a great
nation will adhere to such an
archaic thing as seniority rule when
worth should govern the selection
of committee chairmen.
"Whether a minority report is
filed with the caucus I am not ad
vised. But I shall make my posi
tion clear in the caucus."
FEW IEN OUT OF
Little Difficulty Inducing Lo
cal Authorities to Go Ahead
w;th Road Work; Pre
dicts Labor Shortage.
Washington, March 3. Gover
nors of states and mayors of muni
cipalities meeting today in the
White House to discuss alleviation
of unemployment heard President
Wilson in a brief address em
phasize the principle that govern
ments should serve in the interests
of the common people. In this
spirit he urged that the federal,
state and local governments work
together "steadying and easing and
facilitating the whole labor proc
esses of the United States."
After listening to addresses by
Secretaries-Wilson, Baker and Dan
,iels, the governors undertook to
report in turn on unemployment
within their resoective states. A
majority declared that there were
not enough men out of work in
their communities to justify serious
apprehension, although all advo
cated immediate action by state,
county "and . city governments to
promote road building and other
public works, thus furnishing a
buffer reservoir of employment dur
ing the period when soldiers ' arc
being discharged and war industries
Most states already have adopted
program of road building, it ap
peared, but several governors re
ported they had difficulty in con
vincing local authorities and pri
vate industries to go ahead with
improvements now, without await
ing an expected reduction in wages
and material costs.
The governors echoed the opii
mistic notes . sounded by cabinet
members who spoke. Secretary
Wilson, who presided at the con
ference vi the east room, predicted
an actual labcr shortage within the
next year, instead of a surplus. To
combat social unrest, he urged in
dustrial leaders to eliminate rapidly
the extra profits of war times. Sec
retary Daniels said he d;d not be
(CoQtlnued on Page Two. Column Five.)
MARCH 4, 1919.
Will Leave Washington Imme
diately After Congress
Adjourns; to Speak in
New York Citiy;
Washington, March 3. President
Wilson tonight v.'as ready to begin
the return journey to the peace con-
terence, having transacted in the
seven days 6f his stay in Washing
ton all pending public business ex
cept such as will engage his at
tention at the capitol in the final
hours tomorrow of this congress.
Immediately after adjournment he
will leave for New York on his vay
to Paris. v-
Working at top speed on the
last full day available to him in the
capitol, the president cleared his
desk sufficiently to get out for a
walk this afternoon with Mrs. Wil
son, tramping briskly though mat
inee crowds and home-going war
workers. Large crowds followed
them and finally the police had to
intervene as traffic became impeded.
Several times the president stopped
to speak to wounded soldiers.
After opening the conference of
governors and mayors this mo'rrting
in the east room of the White
House, President Wilson had his
time clear for correspondence and
the signing of bills until shortly af
ter noon, when he received the new
ambassador from Argentina, Dr.
i nomas A. Lebreton, who presented
his credentials. Later he received
a delegation representing farmer or
ganizations, who promised support
to the league of nations and suggest
ed amendments to the constitution
Secretaries Baker, Daniels and
Houston called at the executive of
fice this afternoon and tonight A.
Mitchell Palmer, who becomes at
torney general tomorrow, conferred
with the president.
In welcoming the new Argentine
envoy. Mr. Wilson expressed appre
ciation for the friendship of the
great South American republic and
promised all possible assistance for
the maintenance of harmonious re
lations between the two countries.
"It is a cause for congratulation,"
Mr. Wilson said, "that notwithstand
ing the confusion and dislocation of
interests inevitable in such a criti
cal period, the relations between our
two countries have shown no strain
and the friendship between our peo
ples has remained unimpared.
With the return, ot more stanie
conditions many difficulties which
still hamper us will gradually de
crease so that we can even now look
forward with hone to the full re-
(nmntinn ri oil nnrmal nrtivitipK.
"It is therefore a propitious mo
ment for us to strengthen further
the friendly ties that unite our na
tions and our peoples more closely
together. By promoting closer re
lations between them greater know
ledge and a more just appreciation
of each other will ensue and the
danger of misunderstanding will be
"You can rely on the cordial co
operation of this government in all
your efforts to attain this object."
Among the bills signed today by
the president were the rivers and
harbors appropriation bill and the
measure validating $2,700,000,000
worth of informal war contracts.
Plans for the president's de
parture tonight remained un
changed. He will go from the cap
itol to the train, arriving in New
York about 8:30 p. m. He will ?o
direct to the Metropolitan Opera
house to speak on the league of na
tions. Speaks With Taft.
New York, March 3. Plans were
completed here late today for re
ception of President Wilson tomor
row night when he will speak from
the same ' platform with former
President Taft in' advocacy of the
league of nations, before sailing
again to take up his work at the
: The president, it was announced,
will arrive at the Pennsylvania sta
tion at 8:15 p. m., and escorted by
the most elaborate police guard
ever arranged in this city, will pro
ceed to the Metropo'itan opera
house, where he is to speak.
The president will be met at the
station by Cleveland H. Dodge and
Abram I. Elkus, former ambassador
At least two sets of women pick
ets are planning to be on duty
outside the Metropolitan when the
president arrives, ,
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SECTION EACH SUNDAY
By Mall (I aarl. Daily. M.SO Sundn.
Dally and Sua.. M.50: oytilda Nik. aotlaa atr
NAMES OF 37 SENATORS WHO
WILL OPPOSE PRESENT FORM
Members of Next Senate
Who Oppose League Charter;
Text of Lodge Resolution
Thirty-seven Senators Who Will Act on Peace Treaty
. Signify by Signatures That They Will Be Opposed
to Constitution of League In Its Present Form.
Washington, March 3. The republican senators and
senators-elect whose names were on the list read by Mr.
Lodge as opposed to the constitution of the league of na
tions in its present form were :
Lodge, Mass. Calder, N. Y.
Moses, N. H.
Wadsworth, N. Y.Curtis, Kan.
rernald, Me. Spencer, Mo.
Gronna, N. D.
Sterling, S. D.
Edge, N. J. Phipps, Colo.
Kayes, N. H. Newberry, Mich.
McCormick, 111. v Ball, Del.
The 12 republicans of the new
senate whose names -were not on
the list are: Senators Colt, Rhode Is
land; Fall, New Mexico; Jones,
Washington; Kellogg, Minnesota;
Kenyon, Iowa; La Follette, Wiscon
sin; McCumber, North Dakota;
McNary, Oregon; Nelson, Minne
sota and Norris, Nebraska, and
Senators-elect, Capper, Kansas and
Elkins, West Virginia.
Senator Lodge, in reading the list,
said that "in justice to three or four
others,' I ought to say that we have
been unable to reach them, but if
they give their approval their names
will be added."
Several republican senators re
fused to sign the list, it was said,
some because they did not believe
the resolution went far ' enough.
The statement to which the sena
tors names w'cre appended follows:
"The undersigned senators of the
United States, members-elect of the
Sixty-sixth congress, hereby declare
that if they had the oportunity they
.1 A Y 0 R SMITH
AT WHITE HOUSE
Omaha Executive With Miller
of Lincoln Among Municipal
Executives Attending the
Meeting in Washington.
Washington. March 3. (Special
Telegram.) Mayor Ed. P. Smith of
Omaha and Mayor J. E. Miller of
Lincoln, who is accompanied by
State Labor Commissioner Kennedy
of Nebraska are in Washington in
attendance upon the conference of
governors and mayors of the coun
try, called by the president at the
White House, but in which the na
tion's executive said he regretted he
could not participate because of im
perative duties which would take
him to Europe Wednesday.
As one governor expressed it
after the meeting, "If the president
had spent more time at Brest and
less at Buckingham, he probably
could have remained in Washington
Congressman Reavis, who has had
a busy congressional season with
investigations, conferences and com
mittee work, will sail for Panama
Wednesday from New York, ac
companied by Mrs. Reavis. The
congressman will be one of a large
party of representatives and their
wives who will go to the canal
zone for recuperation and observa
tion. While away. Mr. Reavis has asked
Judge Kinkaid to represent him 'jii
the committee -on committees, ap
pointed by the republican caucus of
Clemenceau Boy Scout.
Paris, March 3. Premier Clemen
ceau has accepted the presidency of
the Boy Scouts of France,
would have voted for the following
"Whereas, Under the constitution
it is a function of the senate to ad
vise and consent to, or dissent from,
the ratification of any treaty of the
United States and no such treaty
can become operative 'without the
consent of the senate expressed by
the affirmative vote of two-thirds
of the senators present; and
"Whereas. Owing to the victory ot
the arms of the LTnited States and
of the nations with whom it is as
sociated, a peace conference was
convened and is now in session at
Paris for the purpose of settling
the terms of peace; and
"Whereas, A committee of the
conference has proposed a consti
tution for a league of nations and
the proposal is now beTore the
peace conference for its considera
tion, now, therefore, be it .
"Resolved, By the senate of the
United States. in the discharging of
its constitutional duty of advice in
regard to treaties, that it is the sense
of the senate that while it is their
desire that the nations of the world
jshould unite to promote peace and
general disarmament, the constitu
tion of the league of nations in the
form now proposed to the peace
conference should not be accented
by the United States; and be it
"Resolved, That it is the sense of
the senate that negotiations on the
part of the United States should be
directed to the utmost expedition
of the urgent business of negotiat
ing peace terms with Germany satis
factory to the United States and
the nations with whom the United
States is associated in the war
against the German government,
and the proposal for the league of
nations to insure the permanent
peace of the world should be then
taken up for careful and serious
HEW MAP OF
READY III PARIS
Lines of Old States to Be
Defined as They Will
Appear jn Peace
Paris, March 3. (By Associated
Press.) A new map of Europe is
rapidly taking form, and within a
week the frontiers of the old states
will largely be defined as they are
to appear in the peace treaty and
the successive documents fixing ter
First in importance is Germany's
western frontier bordering on
France, which assumes international
significance as a barrier against re
newal of the present war. Owing
to the issues involved final determi
nation of this question is left to the
council of the great powers, but in
the meantime the tentative plans
have been well advat ced by the
commission, which cc-ordinates re
ports on all frontier questions.
As it now stands the western
frontier comes under three main
heads first, Alsace-Lorraine; sec
ond, the great iron and coal regions
of Briey and theSaar valley, and
third, the extensive strip of German
territory lying on the west bank of
the Rhine from Palatinate north
ward. With respect to Alsace-Lorraine
the present tendency is to make re
cession of this section to France
without any condition of a plebes
cite or otherwise. It is now occu
pied by military forces under the
armistice, and there is every indi
cation that the occupation will te-
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Proposes Resolution Calling
for Immediate Peace With
Germany, But Not Consid
ered Under Objection.
By Associated Press.
Washington, March 3. Names ot
37 republican members of the new
senate, a number sufficient to block
ratification of a treaty were read in
the senate tonight by Senator
Lodge of Massachusetts, who said
they had approved a resolution set
ting forth that "the constitution of
the league of nations in the fortn
now proposed to the peace confer
ence should not be accepted by the
The list was inserted in the record
by the republican leaders after
Democratic Leader Martin and'Sen
ator Swanson of Virginia had raised
simultaneous objection to consider
ation of the resolution which he had
introduced after long conferences
with minority members and com
municated by telegraph and tele
phone with republican senators and
senators-elect who were not in
Want Immediate Peace.
While opposing the constitution '
as now drafted, the resolution set
forth that it was the desire of the
senate that the nations of the world
should unite to promote peace and
It also said it was the sense of
the senate that "the negotiations on
the part of the United States should
immediately be directed to the ut
most expedition of the urgent busi
ness of negotiating peace terms with
Germany," and that then the leagut
proposal should be - taken un for
careful and serious consideration.
Although not specifically declared
in the resolution. Senator Lodge
and other republican leaders ex
plained privately that the prime
purpose of tonight's action was to '
serve notice upon President Wil
son, the American peace commis
sioners and especially the peace
delegations of foreign countries that "
enough senators of the next senate
are now formally pledged, by signa
ture, against the league of nations
constitution- as now drafted.
Seek Revision of Charter.
They expressed hope and confi
dence that their action would com
pel fundamental revision of the
league charter. They also pointed
with emphasis to the declaration in .
the resolution that those favoring
the Lodgje resolution also were - in
sympathy with a movement for an
agreement between nations to pro
mote peace and disarmament.
Democratic . leaders considered
some action in the nature of a re
ply to the republican move. Chair
man Hitchcock of the foreign rela
tions committee, it was stated, was
considering addressing the senate
on the subject. He pointed out
privately, that the resolution re
cited that the present league charter
"should" not be accepted by the
Not Flat Declaration.
Senator Hitchcock said that while
the republicans' effort was to pre
sent a "flat" declaration of opposi
tion to the present league Constitu
tion, the term used did not neces
sarily imply that they would ot
against the present draft.
Pointing out the constitution op
posed is a committee report tc
the peace congress, Senator Swan
son said: "The resolution and
the republicans endorsing it do not
say that they would defeat a final
peace treaty containing the present
Without specifically endorsing
the league of nations plan. Republi
can Leader Mann, speaking today
in the house, declared that the war
would have been fought in vain if
something was not jjone to prevent
future wars. Democratic members
of the house vigorously applauded
Senator Sherman sharply criti
cized President Wilson, asking who
authori?cd him 'to rear above the
republican autocratic power." He
added that the president had been
acting either as "a usurper or a dic
tator." Compared to Caesar.
"Shall we not ask with the dramat
ist," the senator said, "Now in the -name
of all the gods at once, upon
what docs this Caesar feed that he .
has grown so great.'
"He adroitly maneuvers himself
into the spotlight as the fountain of
peace perpetual and the guardian
of mankind," Senator Sherman con
tinued. "As he kept us out of war
in 1916, so he will keep us out of
impending war conjured up to serve
the issues of 1')'0 and keep us at
peace forever if we but accept hiin
again. Like his neutrality device
was the prelude to unprepared war,
his peace league engages not in on
(Continued on I'u( Two, Colama "
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