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jLARES SECRETARY B11!!FK
Tremendous Response Has Been
Made To Tremendous Respon
. ' sibility, War Department Head
-Tells, ; Investigating Senators
AMERICANS TO SHARE
; IN VI CT0RJf0VER THERE"
Secretary . Made Profound im-
.Jpressior In Talk Before Com
; mittee. In Which Chairman
. Chamberlain, Admits a , Share
W ASHINGTON, January 29
, ;'(AMOcUted Preai)
"Whe the vlctory hat been won
'over there', a great thare of the
credit will come to the enterprise.
the determination and the CouH
age of Amtricana", declared Sec
reUry of IVV'ar Baker, speaking
. last night before tb member jol
this nafe comrrrttee oi miutary
:!uumg: a., atstenievt
; thaj made $ prfottttd lmpreBsion
'upon thr committeemen, an im
pression In Whkh even Senator
Chamberlain, chairman of tbe
committee and the leading; critic
of the war department, shared.
The secretary appeared twice)
yesterday before the committee,
the first time in the morning,
when he answered a number of
questions. His second appear
ance was for the purpose of mak
ing a formal statement, in which
he defended the policies of the de
partment, assured the senators
that everything possible was be
ing done and agreed to make a
perfectly frank exposition of the
general situation for the informa
tion of the members of the com
mittee. TREMENDOUS RESPONSE
Concluding a powerful state
ment, Secretary Baker said :
"When all is known, it will be
a story that your committee will
be glad to report to the senate an
beinp a tremendous response to
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When you have Concluded this 111-
uKtltmn I If now. the American
people will fcel'fhat we are in
this war to win ; .tliat we are in
it to coordinate our strength with
that of our associates.
"I know how the people of the
United States feel 'about this war.
I know of the impatience of ev
eryone to do as much as he is able
to help win this war, and I want
to assule the American people
that there will be ho division of
council in the war department.
There will be all the criticism
there ought to be whenever
shortcomings are discovered and
there will be a continuing effort
at self improvement and hospi
tality for every suggestion for
A NATION UNITED
"The net result will be a uni
ted, confident American people,
believing in themselves and in
their institutions, and, when the
victory is won 'over there' a great
share of the credit will come to
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GERMAN AIRSHIPS 1
RIAKE TWO RAIDS :;
AND BOMB LONDON
First 1$ Repulsed and Second In
V Progress-- At Early Hour This
i Mprnlng ,-Big Guns Roar In
v France, , Belgium 'and Italy if
TrtmyMt nX&i wr sgtJ at-L
tempted ' Lodoa by tha Gehnsa
air HeoU lait ight and wr rporie4
tilf 1a progreas at aa aariy aouf
thia. moralog raportad la. latadea
patsaftf1; from )h BritUh eapltal At
leaJ bua of the. attacking air craft
was Uowped. ...- i
Taking' Jv4je f , the; 'novalit
ifthtaf a kaa bfea Oermaa uatoia'ia
mkin iurh raids, two were andntak
aa. Wl-; night, j f' -tv mlr i shipe
Mrhfd tho eitf between nlae aad-tea
A'1Ot Jliia arttrkfag IflaetoaA
ytMt-.n--.,'4wuJ, im, JRmex aa(L' the
etliata ware dfttea off. Ta aeoond a
tack ame after aildnight aad ; waj
till la progreaa Wheft the deapatek Wat
sent. ' f'o details were then obtain
Artiilarr Itra QnlcMna
la Northern Prance there were se
vere artillery engagements . at several
points between tha British and the
Oermaa batteries of big guns and there
seemed evidence' an offensive wt
about to he undertaken by 4he Oarniaas
and the British were' anticipating the
tnnrrmant. . Tha -aetivltr extended in
to sectors of Belgium also aad it was
impossible to determine in Just what
direction tie ' expected drive would
occttr. ' .: :
In the Champagne sector .tbare were
successful raids made by tbe Allies and
also in the 8t. Mihiel seJieab but be
yond these engagements there was no
infantry activity of Importance.
On Itallati Front
Oa the Italian front there wan an
increase in the artillery fire' reported
officially "both from Borne' and Berlin
the latter report saying it was heavier
on the Hetti Communi Plateau sector at
the northwesterly flank of the Italian
On the Italian front and the West
ern front there' was great activity of
the air forces and frequeat engage
ment occurred between the opposing
fleets while efforts at air raids went
Four American fliers attached to n
Frenrji squadron have participated in
a daring daylight air raid oa German
strategic xints on, German soil and
have all returned.
Floating of "the Hultan Helim. the
former German warship Ooeben, which
-,the BrU1l(h f0M ,t tke
trance of the Dardanelles is told of in
'Hrt rom Berlin. .
WOMAN LOSES SUIT
HOISF.. Idaho. ' Janusrv 28 ( Asso
ciated Presi) United states Judge
Uitehridi baa dismissed the suit of Ma
til. In Carddner agaiast the Hercules
Mining Company, one qf the noted
pieces of mining litigation in the Bttte.
the enterpriset the determination
and the courage of Americans."
During the morning session.
Secretary Balcer explained the
fact that the American expedi
tionary forces are being supplied
with French guns, stating that
the French an'd British have an
oversupply of field pieces and are
able to spare whatever guns the
Americans require, while the
United States is short on ship
ping space and glad to take ad
vantage of the, French supplies.
"There are now in the United
States sixteen national guard
camps and sixteen national army
camps filled with men ready to
go to France and join the fight
ers there," said the secretary.
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rMlONOLtJtU.ntAWAtl tRRRITORY, TtESDAV,Vi JANUARY: 29,
f. .'EON vTSOTSkV: f limiM'a
4- though whoni diplbmitlc
government tnd Ruanlvhave
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Russia Breaks Off
, LONDON, Jauuary 29 (Associated I
r'ress) -Diplomatic relation's lift ween
he' Holshevlkl government ami Kuina
uia have been abruptly broken off, gov
ttuiiieut eouiHiissiouers unauuueed last
night. The delegation of All-Bumuuiau
representatives will be seut out of the
country by the shortcut route, tjuch
ulliuiu-e as had been presumed to exist
Lot ween the two countries ia declared
to be at an end by Leuiue.
lu addition to the announcement of
ruterunce' of relations with Rumania
uud in connauttou with it a decree of
outlawry, against General Htcberlmt
die IT, commander of the Bunsiau forces
in Rumania was issued. Ua is accused
ot working with the Kumaniana in th
Ukraine against the Interests of the
Bulsheviki. These despatches were re
ceived from Petrograd.
Heavy lighting between tlx- Ji.ilio-
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miniatcr ! -wr f ArS m f fT.T
reUdona betweeti.tht Pttrogrtd
been 'dedared severed. .' hi v.
vikl aud the new Ukrainian army is
in progress1, according to reports rs-
reived in Amsterdam from Ukrainian
sources. The Bolxlieviki are reported
to have declared that the Ukraiaians
will not be allowed to eondSet separate
peace negotiations, aud the Ukrainians
are refusing to support the Leuine
Trotzky peace program.
Revolt In Finland
The revolution which has been
threatening - Finland for some months
Is now actively in progress over a
large section, according to sparse re
ports at Haparanda, Kweden. The re
volt broke out first in the eastern
provinces, the pros ineial governments
oeiiiK overthrown and a Bolaheviki ele
ment agitating for a "more democrat
ic" form of government.
The Helslngfors. Finland, railway
statioa ia reported to be occupied by
busman "Keil Guards."
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IS: REPORTED RS
Officials Of Cracow A re Forced
'Austrian Premier To Suppress Disorders
VyASHINOTON. January 29 (Associated
,W," t Press) Call upon the German people to
rise in revolt has been issued by German news
pa par in Germany, v The Kaiser is called a Judas
and "Germany's Hangman" though not mentioned
fcpecifically by name or as emperor. Thi is ithe
boldest 'publication which has appeared in Ger
many since the outbreak of the great world , war,
. ) h ? UTTERANCES ARE BOLD .
In the. Deutsche Taeee appeared the article l
which calls for the uprisine of the
man said a desoatch of the Exchancrc Teleranh f Troops with
seryjee to Amsterdam yesterday.'
message quote -the paper as saying: rw,top.
have Judas among us today.
red coat, tha mantle of German's
tnougb .th Kaiaer is not direct and specificaUy
named -la. the article thei correspondent says the
' ireterenc is to 11' ana is ao
rrerdersrikf the- articW VJ ' ) 1
. v5eri4uvcoditiQn . in the countries-of the Cen
tral Powers had further emphasis "yesterday in
the -reports of serious food riots in Cracow, Pol
and, and the pvscjbng of the city imder martial law.
There the city authorities were forced to call upon
the Austrian . prime' minister for aid and he at '
once took drastic steps to suppress the disorders.
He placed tnc "City, under martial
curtailed the hours Muring which
and other jeatiog places might remain open. 1. Ad- I, life. . '
Correspondence Reveals Accu
sation Ship Designer Accepted
Commissions From Company
For Using Special. Designs
i WABHINGTOX, January SO :
(Associatel egress) Allegations '
. of grafting were brought to light. '
I in an iavestigation by the senate '
1 committee on commerce when it j
j inquired iuto the causes of the
resignation of Ferris, former de-
I signer of ships for the shipping !
board. It had developed that he i
' resigned at the request of Ad-
uural Bowles., - .
When tke correspondence was
; produced at the request of the
committee it revealed the fact
that Admiral Bowlea had accused
Ferris of accepting money as com
missions from the Clinebfleld
Navigation Company for design
ing ships for the United States of
a certain pattern to meet its de
sires. WASHINGTON, January 29 (Asso
ciated Press Jf-Prellmi nary agreement
for the charter of a number of 8wed
inh merchant ehips has . beeq reached
between the United States and Swe
deu. According to Iondon advices
they are to be used chiefly in South
Negotiations between the Tutted
Htates and Sweden, as well as between
the United States and other Northern
European neutrals, have been is prog
ress practically ever sinco the embargo
was put In operation by the United
Htates. This government has insisted
upon securing a large tonnage and the
neutral natioaa have insisted tke ton
uage demanded was excessive. Mean
time exports to Sweden have been al
most at a stand still and much of the
shipping of the country has remained
idle at the wharvos of American part.
And Martial Law Is Declared
people ot Ger l in the Rhenish
.Continuing the' bPen ordered : to
He appears-in a
hang - roan' AI
utaerstooa y. tle:
law and greatly
the restaurants I was already as
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Von Rintelen Paymaster For All
the Plotters Wanted To
Bribe Supreme Court Justice
NEW YORK, Jauuary 29 ( Associat
ed Prens) Frant Von Bintelen, the
(ierinan naval officer credited with be
iuK the master spy of the Kaiser in
the United States aud who is said to
he u perMonal friend of the Crown
Prince and Prince Henry of Prussia,
hs tlie paymaster of all the organized
II uu plotters In America, according to
ti'Mtimoiiv brought out at the trial yen
terdnv of the uiaster spy and fifteen
other licensed of placing hoinhn on
munition ships sailing from American
One witucss testified that vou Kinte
len i.iiicgeted bribing h justice of the
United Htates Supreme -Court, among
other things. The special confidante of
(ierniHii Imperialism believed that the
Supreme Court justices could be ap
proached aud urged the witness to ten
der n fee to one of them to pass upon
the legality of a suit proposed to be
brought against one of the firms ship
ping munitions to the Allies.
Chief of Staff and Two Other Of
ficers Have Narrow Escape
At Front In France
NHINUTON, January :.'--( .Wv
ciatcd Press) General Leonard Wood,
who is now ou a tour of inspection
uliiiv the French front, has had a very
imrn'W' escape from death, together
with two other American officers who
acre with him.
Wlnle touting tht front line, an acci
den t :il explosion took plane, General
Wihi. I and his two American compan
ion i- lining slightly wounded by flying
fniKincnts. while five French soldiers,
win. were uearer to the scene of the ez
I'Iumi'ii, were killed.
GENERAL WOOD IS
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vices received from Switzerland told of these riots ,
and added that thousands of people Wert still stand-,
ing in the streets and. loudly clamoring for food,.
demanding its distribution among themselves and '
their families. : . , :' i'V '-' '-f ';
TROUBLE FOR GERMANY , , ,
Prom Various European sources there came fur-;,
ther reports of serious disturbances in Germany.
These reports are current in Holland. . ' J .; ' ...
It was said that several outbreaks have occurred'
machine euns are said
suppres$ ihe uprisings- at Mul
tw, :,f.f:.n-j .:'
' Maximilian 'Harden, , the independent editor of
'ypi Zukimst, has reprinted what he declares is
vt6e "real texts'? : of speeches rrtcently made by
President Wilson and -Premier Lloyd George, 'de-v
claring .thaf only mutilated, fragments, have pre-;
viously JbeeH published by the Oerm-n paners.' He
read these without prejudice. ' .
riRATioN: TOcrsaAXL -r"r::"
Three thousand rioters took, part in demonstra
tions last Friday in a suburb of Prague, capital of
Bohemia, Austria-Hungary according to a Vienna
despatch to Zurich. The despatch, says that tho
reduction of the flour ration was the, cause of the
people complained that , the ration.
low at is could be put to' susuin
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PANWOMAN IS DEPUTY
m? rhTuiif dht ipi?
New York's Force Is Startled By
Appointment Made By Mayor
Hylan Who Upsets Ail Prece
dents By His Announcement-.
NEW YOEK, January 29 (As.
soriated Press) Naming ef.'
woman as a deputy - ponce com
missioner on the metropolitan po
lice force yesterday, rudely 'Shat-.'
tered all precedents." Mayor Hyv
Ian announced the appointment
of Mm. Ellen O 'Grady. y .
Mrs.. O 'Grady 'a appointment is
largely the outgrowth. Of the dis
closures which followed the Euth
Cruger affair.' When abe was
first reported as missing, inveetiv
gations showed a startling num
ber of cases of missing girla and'
voung women. The appointment
of a woman Investigator " and a
woman deputy ia tke district atv
toraey'i office followed. Now for,
the first time ia the history of the
force a woman is placed almost
at the top of tha police depart-.,
ment. ... ' .,
It is announced by Mayor Hy
lan that Mrs. O 'Grady ia to have
charge of the cases arising from '
the report of missing girls - and
of the investigation of '.'white
slavery" cases and their prosecu
TAKE PRISON TERM
WASHINGTON, January Ss-Asmm
listed Press) The supreme court tX
day declined to allow S rehearing ia tk
rase of Kiuina Goldman and, Alexander; '
Berkman, anarchists accused of law)
violations, and ordered that a mandate
be issued immediately for the to be4
gin serving thstf jail Mnteace. 1 ;i
Miaa Goldman and Berkman wer4 ''
convicted in New York sad sentenced. .
to serve two years ia prisoa and. to pa
a fine of 110,000 each. Both eonteuui
the act was utisoustitntionsl. . !f-