been called to Rome, but Baron Son?
nino. the Foreign Minister, was pres
c-nt, with General Robilant.
Wilson Carri.8 Portfolio
The scene was again interest inc as
the distinguished pcrsonalitiea gath?
ered. President Wilson motored to the
Foreign Office with Admiral Grayson,
and again earned hts large leather
portfolio, while thc British Prime Min
Ister, Mr. Lloyd George, had with him
his dispatch case. Marshal Foch waa
puffing a large cigar as he arrived,
BUggestive of General Grant.
The meeting was held in M. Pichon's
private office, as tha large Salle de la
Paix, with its huge horseshoe table,
still awaits the gathering of the full
delegations. The session was protract
e.l, with indications that the new terms
of the armistice, with their military,
economic and financial phases, were
receiving very full discussion.
At 5 o'clock Marshal Foch and Gen?
eral Weygand, M. Klotz and the va
iry experts filed out of the
conference room. while the members
of the inter-Allied Supreme War Coun?
cil Settled down to a discussion of the
diplomatic questions involved in the
conference programme, the tirst sub?
ject being taken up being the repre
gentation of the nations at the peace
conferi fto .
Session Ends at 6:50 P. M.
Thc session of the War Council
about l.i:.r>'> o'clock, and M. Cle?
menceau was the lirst to leave the
council room. He was followed in
order pby Secretary Lansing, President
Wilson ar.d the other delegates. Presi?
dent Wilson stopped for an instant at
the exi while a flashlight was taken.
Marshal Foch himsell gave the coun
cil information regarding the condi?
tions under which the armistice stipu
lation.-* were being carried out. After
his report had been heard the council
discussed the terms on which a renewal
cf the armistice could be granted at
the meeting to be held between the
German and the Allied representatives
at Treves a: January 14-15. It decided
that a further and more careful exam
ination ot' this subject was necessary,
and put it over until Monday after?
noon, after ti technical study of ihe
matter has been made by the Allied
military advisers this morning.
Supply Pians Agreed I'pon
An official communication regarding
the work of the Supply and Relief Con?
"At their second meeting on Janu- |
ary 12 the Supreme Council of Sup?
ply and Relief continued their dis?
cussion as to finance. An estimate
of tlie credits required in the lirst
ince for countries other than
Germany was agreed upon and the
subject was refered to the rcpresen?
tatives of the treasurics of the Asso?
ciated Governments for considera?
tion and report.
"The council took into considera?
tion the measures already in progress
for the relief ot' Allied. liberated and
al territories, and decided on
certain action to provide and ex
pedite supplies. The councillors
were of the opinion that if it is
expedient to provido an additional
supply of food in Germany before
ext harvest is gathered limited
surplies are available for this pur?
pose without in any way affecting
t iie priority of the supply which must
be Becured to the Allied, liberated
and neutral countries.
"The council further agreed that
the supply and relief situation for
Europe makes it indispensable, that
German shipping should be placed at
tlie disposal of the As-ociated Gov?
ernments. Tho council also ennsid
ered matters affecting the supply of
food to prisoners of war and the re
li< f of Belgium."
U. S. Draws Cp Plan
Repotts that the American delegation
has agreed on a working plan for e
league of nations, and that it will be
one ...' tlie first things to be laid be?
fore the congress, have been current
in Paris. All outward evidences in of?
ficial quartcrs point in the other di?
rection. It is known that, as late os
President Wilson's return from Italy
he was not prepared to lay down tv
?working plan. and that he preferred to
have other nians originating among the
Entente delegates offered tirst. It was
felt that such procedure, besides
having a tactical advantage, would
show desirable deference to the Euro?
pean statesmen having plans to submit.
At 'he same time it :s known that
Mr. Wilson has selected five men con
; vith 1 American mission, rec
ognized experts in international law,
to draw un a tentative plan which hc
could cornoare with bis own ideas. Out
' was hoped to frame
some concr. ition representing
s of the American delega
have not. finished their
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pEKING, Jan.'"l2 (By The As-#
-*- sociated Press).-?Wilhelm?
strasse, the principal street in the
former German concession at
Tien-Tsin, was fenamed Woodrow
Wilson Street yesterday. The re
christening of the thoroughfare
was carried out with great ccre
mony by the Chinese authorities.
The christening was performed by
Miss Iluang, daughter of tlie
Commissioner fur Foreign Af?
fairs. Willing Spencer, secretary
of the American Legation, repre?
sented Paul S. Reinsch, the Amer?
consultation, has prepared a plon which
he is willing to put forward as that of \
the United States, there is now no such ;
thing as a definitely accepted plan.
To Follow Old Rules.
It is recalled hy an international |
lawyer working on the problem thwt all i
projects of this sort are to a certain :
extent inspired by precedent, and !
that it is always desirable to utilize
what is available from the work of
previous conferences which have strug- j
gled to evolve plans to prevent war.
Neturally, those studying the problem
turn to the proceedings of the Hague
conferences, particularly the second,
and it probably will be found, when
the present peace congress gets under
way, that a great deal of the structure
of that conference will be utilized. It
is probable that with this will be
coupled the plan of Will min J. Bryan
calling for a year's investigation of
disputes before a declaration of war.
This latter feature is one of the very
definite things that Mr. Wilson is un?
derstood to have in mind.
American international lawyers <iro
convinced that the great battle of wits
will come in the discussion of what
ever inachinery is proposed to lessen
the probability of war. Not all of theni
believe that the results of this peace
congress will make war impossible, but
they are sanguine that it will make
armed confliets more difficult. Their
principal concern is that the structure
of the agreement, whether it is called
a league of nations or something else,
shall not be i'ramed- like the Hague
conventions, in qualifying phrascs (in
popular ti rminology "loopholes") which
would undermine the whole structure.
Hope to Prevent Wars
President Wilson and his commis
sioners are working on the theory that
Great Britain, France, Italy and the
rest of the world want some new ina?
chinery which will prevent war. Upon
such a determination they are funda
mentally agreed. The business o'f the
conversations which begin to-day is to
find a common ground upon which ..ill
can unitc for such a purpose. Upon
the further details the United States is |
said to be unconcerned, further than j
to expect fulfilment of covenants and |
that details of thc work shall be in
agreement with the principles already
lt was reported some time ?go thal
the most that was hoped i'or before
Mr. Wilson's return to the I'nited
States is a general agreement on broad j
principles. There is no reason now to
change that forecast.
Premier Clemenceau has appointed a
legal committee of ten members under
the chairmanship of Professor F. Lar
naude, dean of the law faculty of the.
University of Paris, as a consulting
body which will act during the peace
congress. All questions relative to the
work of the congress which M. Clemen
ceau may plan to submit will be passed
upon by this committee before their
In outlining some of the chief ter
ritorial problems before thc pee.ee con?
ference the "M-itin" says that Great
Britain, in addition to her colonial
claims, will seek to link up her African
colonies with India by means of a pro
teetorate over consenting Arab statcs.
After the principle of the league of
netions has been discussed, according
to the "Echo de Paris"'the future in
ternationalization of tie.' Rhine wili be
Long Session la Ucldj
Thc su,. .... peace
congress at yestcrday's session, which
lasted from :j:ii, to 6:45 o'clock, took
up the question of the procedure for
the coming congress sessions. The dis?
cussion dwelt largely upon the number
oi delegates to represent each power.
The proposal in the French programme.
fixing the numbers variously at five,
ihree, two and one representative, ac?
cording to the part played by the nation
in the war, brought forth certain oh
jections and the council adjourned
without ratifying it.
It is hoped that the council to-dav
will be able to finish the discussion o'f
the questions regarding the extension
ot the armistice, begun yesterday, and
that it perhwps will also reach an
agreement on the peace conference pro
gramme. If so, it is probable that. the
first preparatory meeting will be held
luesday afternoon by tiie plenipoten
tiaries of tho five great powers thc
nited States, France, Great Britain,
Italy and Japan.
The proceedings yesterdav were for
the most part in English, which is
spoken by Premier Clemenceau of
France, Premier Orlando of Italy and
Stephane Pichon, the French Foreign
Minister. Arthur Hugh Frazicr, secre?
tary of the American Embassy, acted
as interpreter for President Wilson,
translating the speeches that were
made in French.
Soul of Germany Must
Change to Join League,
PARIS, Jnn. 13. Leon Bourgeois,
former Premier, and thc French au
, thority of a league of nations, said
to-day that it had been agreed upon
' with tho French government that thc
French Assoeiauon 01" a league of
nations would endeavor to reach an
agreement an to procedure with simi?
lar associations, especialiy in Great
; Britain and the I'nited States. Thc
former Premier outlined tlie following
"First?The issuanco, before the be?
ginning of peace negotiations, of a
' solemn declaration by tho Allies fixing
the fundamcntal rules of the orgr."i
j zation ol a league of nations, with Ihe
asaurance of the immediate observancc
, of the rules among themselves.
j "Second The peace treaty shal| con
; tain thc obligation of compulsory arbi
; tration and limitation of armaments.
"Third Immediately after tho sign
i ing of peace a universal conference
I shall bc called to tix the details of a
league of nations. The conference
| would look into thc rights of each
naticn and WOUld consider what should
j ba done to a state rcsisting the do
! cisiona of the league, lt. would also
I take monsnres ooncerning any state not
belonging to tho league and which
caused trouble by violencc.
"The project foresees, ln order to
compel the ?iibmission of mich a state
or states, 'he constitution of an armed
; force exercialne international control
land the es+ubllahment of, diplomatic,
juridical mul economic measures tend
ing to Isolate the n bellioua state and
; coinpellirig it to depend upon Its own
Germanv, M. Bourgeois added, would
have to .ndergo not only a political
revolution but also a moral one. "Her
very soul has to be changed," he said.
In addition. Germany must give guar
nntei-s of a military character, make
reparationa and punish those who had
violated all laws of humanity. Until
that is acconiplished Germany" must bc
compelled to observe n!l the rules of
international control to which other
nations will have agreed volUntarily.
Allies Agreed On
L ea gu e Principles,
Says London "Times"
LONDON, .lan. 13.?"The Times" in
"" 'dttorial to-day on the peace con?
ference says the magnitude, number
'?' ? h-iracicr of the questions to be
determined make a hasty solution im
"The next stage after the Allied con?
ference has agreed upon th<- terms of
a preliminary peace," savs "The Times,"
"will be to present them to the enemy
tor acceptance. Germany may be ex?
pected to protest and hag'ejle over them,
as she did with those of the armistice,
but it wiil not be to her interest to
waste much time in a vain show of
struggling against the inevitable.
"When Germany has agreed to and
ratified tho prel'iminaries the Allies
will have to consider and discuss a
tlefinitc peace, and this again will have
to be accepted and. ratified bv her. A
long time. it is plain, must elapse be?
fore all these steps ean be taken and
a definite peace finally concluded.
"The procedure regarding a league
of nations has ihe obvious merit of
furthering the dispatch of business.
This particular question tills so large
a place in the liopes of democracics
that it must almost ccrtainly come up
for consideration at onee. Upon the
broad principles all thc Allies and the
Americans are agreed, and the sooner
they record their formal sanction of
il the better."
"The Daily Mail," commenting on
the fact. that the league of nations is
expected to have an early place in the
discussion. say.s the discussion of the
last month has carried the idea of a
league of nations very much further.
"We have," "The Daily Mail" con?
tinues, "such a league now in existence
in the twenty-one peoples who com?
bined to 'make the world safe for <lc
mocracy.' The aim of statesmenship is
to adopt the machinery which this
league has provided and already
possesses to wider needs. There is
almost universal agreement on thc
diserability of that aim
"Unless we start from tiiat kind of
league, of from a last ing association
oi' the four great powers Ameriea,
Great Britain, France and Italy- we
shall be unable to arrange tbe sub
ordinate but important individual
claims of each pcople in the right. pcr
spectivc. It must coordinate tbe poli?
cies of various states, and it must also
bo a self-govcrning league, in absence
of which indeed no future settlements
Continued from pnee I
think that, if the I'nited States wants
this league of nations. now is the time
to impress it upon the peace confer?
ence?" asked Senator McKellar.
"The I'nited States ought to ask
indemnity of Germany," remarked Sen?
"Yes, but we are not doing it," re?
plied Senator Myers. "That is, not so
The Montana Senator said he re?
garded the question of what to do with
tbe Kaiser as one of the first to be
disposed of by the conference.
"1 think the German Kaiser ought. to
be execXitedj" exciaimed Senator Myers.
"He has forfeite. his right to live.' He
ought to be executed as a common
criminal. Of course he is an uncom- .
mon criminal. but bo ought to bo ex?
ecuted as though be wore a common '
one and without trial, too, There is
nothing to try. Al! the world kr.ows
that be launched a criminal war which
plunged tho nations into the greatest
catastrophe and conflagration tbe world
has ever known. lle waged that war
ir. a way which violated every principle
of international law.
"J am not in favor of any soft senti
mentality in dealing with the German
Kaiser. The German government ought
to be compelled to surrender him, and
if it refuses tbe Allied armies ought.
io seek him. Any government giving
him asylum and refuge should know
now that this cannot bo done.
"The Kaiser's fortune, estimated at
$250,000,000, ought to be confiscated
and applied toward the war indenini
ties that Germany must pay. Von
Berr.storff, von Papen.von Rintelen and.
other 'vons' and German moving spirits
in this war, who resort.e.d to every
crime and. dastardly criminnlity, should
be imprisoned for life. This should be
provided in tbe treaty of peace.'
"Does the Senator think the Kaiser
ought to be hanged Or shot '.'" asked
"I think be ought to be both hanged
and shot," replied Senator Myers.
The Montana Senator charactcrized
von Bernstorff as "a burglar who tried
to climb through the back door of the
I'nited States aml eorrupt and debasc
our government With Gu most dastard?
ly machinations that have ever been
known in this country or any other."
"To my mind," said Senator Sterling,
"the work of the peace conference
should be to take carcHtl account of
causes, responsibilities, methods and
eonduct of the war, of the adjustments
that will best insure against recur
rence of war, and account also of the
iosses sustained by pillage, by burning,
by any means in violation of interna?
tional law, and then to define thc
boundaries oi' the new s'overeign states
to bo carved out of enemy or other
territory. These things done, and well
done, entitlc thi: peace conference to
the lasting gratitude of thc lovers of
peace and justice Rvcrywhere.
"My thought is: That the relations and
mutual purposes of the Allied nations
are such a.; themselves constitutc a
perfect guarantee against war as be?
tween themselves ar.d a reasonable
guarantee of the peace of the ,vor!d;
"That there are difitculties i;t the
way of establishing a league to enforce
peace which cannot at this time bc
"That it is tho interest of all cmi
cerned thal the peace conference
should not bc burdened or delaycd by
thc consideration of a constitution tor
such a league;
"That the definite peace which is to
mark the end of the great war, and
nol. a league of nations, is thc goal to
which all the t.alents, learning and ex?
perience of the commissioners to nego
tiate peace should he directed;
"That in addition to thc difficulties
sure to be encountered in tlie or;,'i,ui
y.ation of mich a league, it is a matter
of grave doubt. whether its decisions
ean ever be made effeetual agr.inst any
nation not willing to abide by them;
"That in the last analysis we shall
have io depend on tlie friendship nnd
good faith of tbe nations of the world
rather than force for our guarantee of
Focli Thanks Jtuiiun Troops
ROME, .'an. IC - Marshal Foch 1 as
requeated General Robilant, command
er of tbe Italian forces in France,
to expreH.s to the Italian government
his thanks for the serviees rendcrod
by the Italian troops during their stay
iu the French theatre of war.
j U. S. Refuses to
Send Troops to
Freneh Urge Bolshevik In
fluenre in New Nation Be
Checked; 'Temps' Asserts
America Promised Its Aid
PARIS, Jan. 13 (By The Associated
Press). rtiquiries in official Ameri?
can circl ss liere elicit the in?
formation that the I'nited States has
not undertaken to send troops to Po?
land, as intimated by Paris newspapers.
Efforts of the French press to bring
to the fore the question cf the status
of Entente and American troops in
Russia and the advisability of sending
such troop3 into Poland to check the
Bolshevik advance, u. is understood,
havo been without success so far. The
United States, it is said, will not con
sent to accept in principle or as a mil?
itary policy the task of using Ameri?
can forces in Polnnd at all, or in Rus?
sia in larger numbers than already are
The "Temps" has said that America
had informed the Allied governments
that it was ready to send an American
expeditionary corps to Poland. This
force, the newspaper statcs, would be
able "at least to double the support
given by two Polish divisions to be sent
from the Western front, and enable the
Poles victoriously to resist tho Bol
In undertaking to place upon
thc programme of business for thc
mter-Allied peace conference the sub?
ject of plans for the protection of
Poland from the invasion of the Bol?
sheviki, the supreme council linds it?
self embarrassed by the conflicting
claims for recognition of the Polish
National Committee in Paris, headed by
R. V. Dmowski, on the one hand, and
the present de facto government at
Warsaw, under General Pilsudski. This
government was the creation of the
Polish people themselves, while the
Polish National Committee has been
largely supported by the Poles in Aincr
ica and has among its members some
of thc most eminont Polish leaders.
M. Dmowski contends that tho War?
saw government is not representative,
because it inherits its powers from
the Germans and is exclusively Social
istic and popularistie. General Pil?
sudski charges that tho other party is
reactionary, anti-Scmitic and unaeuept
able io tho people al large.
The French government has refused
to reeognize the Warsaw government
until it reaches an agre< ment with the
nat ional committee.
Iu order to avoid the impression that
the Entente is endeavoring t'o impose
u government on Poland from the out?
side, it is believed that it may be nec?
essary to await the approaching: elec?
tions on January 26 to demonstrate
which party has behind it a majority
of the Polish pet ple.
One factor which may hasten action by
the Entente governments, it is pointed
out is the impending danger ofan attack
by thc Poles upon Eastern Germany
in advance of the determination of-titlc
fo that section of German Poland.
In discussing Sunday's meeting of the
supreme inter-Allied council, the
"Temps" says that while the conditions
to be laid down for the renewal of the
armistice between the Allies and Ger?
many were thc subject of most of the
discussion, thc sending of military as
sistance io Poland was also taken up.
In an editorial on this subject, the
newspapi v says tliwt it considcrs it
"indispi nsable that thc two Polish
divisions now in France should be sent
to Poland and be supported by a cer?
tain number of Allied detachments
which would be able to occupy the rail
load from Danzig to Thorn thus main
tainipg communications with the west."
Bolsheviki Only 100
Miles From Warsaw,
WARSAW. Jan. 10 ' Bv Thc A io
ciated Press). With Bolshevik forces
only ono hundred mii i away, the po?
litical muddle cont in j -; h ire. Gi m ral
Pili udski, thc Polish military dictator,
is apparently hesitating to 'accept the
proposals of Ignace Jan Paderewski.
General Pilsudski is said to fear that
the pro-Bolshevists will resume street
fighting if they are nol overawed. Hc
is also reported to be adhering to his
original contention that the present
government of Poland must remain in
powi r until after thc elections.
The outlook seems to be serious, in
view of thc arrival of Biitish and
American missions, which have an?
nounced that they arc unofflcial in
character. lt has been made plain thal
these missions will do nothing to help
Poland unless a stable government is
formed. This fact, however, has failed
to infliience the Socialists, whose atti?
tude is deprecated by their opponents,
who point out that the Bolsheviki are
advancing and thal the Poles musl soon
be called upon to protect thc ir frontier
from the Baltic Lo Rumania.
Bolsh: ,'ik li.ps arc moving toward
Warsaw from Vilna along the railway.
They have already occupied Lida and
have Bialystok as their objective. They
obtain,:! seventeen locomotives in Vil?
na and are said to ha\ ? been given
rolling stock by Germans. Thi i ad?
vance, therefore, is expected to be more
rapid than it was before Vilna was
eaptured, General Falkenhayn's Tenth
German Army is reported to be con
centrating at Bialystok for demobili
Reports have become current that
German forces in Poland have become
demoralized, bul elTorts are being made
to hold them together. Thc men are
being paid 6 niMi-ks a day and are
allowed to send 120 pounds of food
home each month. Grodno will be
evaeuateil by i ln Germans January 15
it is said.
Polish forces are six miles north 0f
Lemberg, whi re their advance seems
to have been cheel i 1.
Padereivski, Sligh tly
Hrr!. Continues Work
GENEVA, Jan 12. Ignace Jan Pa?
derewski, ihe Polish leader, was only
slighty wounded in tl,,- attack made
upon him by :i would-be murderer at
Warsaw, according to a teleiTam re?
ceived by friends here to-day. He i<
said 7> be continuing his work with
General Joseph Pilsudski on the re
ccnstri- on r.i t"c I':;; h - :- , .-..;-,- , I
and is planning mcasun s agaim l the
Summer [nstruction for
Army Reserves Planned
A,'i w ','nrl: Tribuna
H tuhinuton Uurcau
WASHINGTON, Jan, \:'.. Special
manceuvies for thi members of the re?
serve ofneers' training corps units will
be Iield during th.e coming summer
vacation period. it was announced to?
day hy th" War.Dcpartment's commit?
tee on education and special training
Infantry students will be sent to
several of the big cantonments; field
?rti lery students will report to Camp
Taylor, Louisvillo, Ky.; coast artil?
lery students will go to the school of
in" ot Fortress Monroe. ar.d ordnanco
students will be bi nitl r co me iiuu'e
ordnance proving ground at Aberdeen,
Md , or 7, arsenals for BDecial instruc?
tion. Students taking courses in signal
work and aviation will bo sent to the
I Infantry manceuvrc camps for divisional
Britain to Link India
To Africa, Says 6Matin9
"DARIS, Jan. 12.?In outlininp:
-*? some of the chief territorial
problems before the peace confer?
ence, the "Matin" says that Great
Britain, in addition to her colonial
claims, will seek to link up her
African colonies with India by
means of a protectorate over con
senting Arab states.
After the principle of the league
of nations has been discussed, ac?
cording to the "Echo de Paris,"
the future internationalization of
the Rhine will be taken up.
Continued from page 1
to the English elections, this proposal
in favor of the Russian Soviets being
represented at the peace congress.
No Place for Trotzky
It does; not invalidate, however,
Herve's main argument that the idea
of seating at the same table as dele?
gates both Lenine and Trotzky and Ad?
miral Kolchak and General Denikine
would be impossible. The ideas of the
antagonistic parties in Russia are so
absolutely irreconcilable, Herve noints
out, that there is no possibility of their
"Either Savinkoff, who sees eye to
eye with Kolchak," says Herve, "will
have Lenine shot, or Lenine will have
Savinkoff shot; Denikine will have
Trotzky hanged, or Trotzky will have
PARIS, Jan. 13.- The correct date of
thc British memorandum concerning
Russia, which Foreign Minister Pichon
answened Saturday, was January 3,
DM0. (Associated Press dispatches
from Paris Saturday reported the date
as January 5.) The American dele?
gates here were under the impression
that the memorandum was dated early
in December. On learning that it was
dated January 3 they suggest that a
copy of it may not have reached Wash?
ington as rapidly as it reached Paris.
Recall of American
Troops From Russia
Demanded by Johnson
Nrw York Tribune
WASHINGTON, Jan. Ul.?-A demand
for thc withdrawal of all American
troops from Russia as soon as "prac
ticablc" was put forward in a reso?
lution introduced in thc Senate to-day
by Iliram Johnson. of California. This
?is the second resolution on Russia to
be int ro'i'.'ced within two weeks by
Mr. Johnson, tho first demanding that
the Administration take the people into
into its ccnfidcnce as to its policy tow-j
Following is thc tcxt of tha resolu?
tion introduced by Senator Johnson:
"Resolved, that in the opinion of ;
the Senate, the soldiers of the
United States, as soon ;.s practi
cable, shouid be withdrawn from j
Senator Johnson, after introducing
tho resolution, read from the article
of Lord Northcliffe, printed in several
morning newspapers, including this ex
"So far as Great Britain is con
cerri'ed, any attempt tc transfer fur?
ther British troops to Russia will be
rescnted ficrcoly by our people. We
have had four and a half year.: of war
and our soldiers did not cnlist for
the purpose of polieing Russia. I have
nc doubt. that when our army is de?
mobilized an army could easily be
raised in Great Britain composed of
adventurous spirits wiio would go any
where they were sent, but it seems to
me imperative that we shouid first
find out what is happening among those
150,000,000 people "
"I do not assumc," said Senator
Johnson, "to discuss this resolution
this morning. I wish it. to lie upon
the table that it may be taken up dur?
ing tbe week. and i give notiee that
rii-iing thc week I shall ask Lhat it
be taken up and then in dutail dis?
"1 introduced this resolution because,
more than a month ago, couchoc! in the
most respectful languagc. I introduced
a prcfatory resolution, which was re?
ferred lo th .? Foreign Relations Com?
mittee, a resolution whicli merely
begged that we be informed concern?
ing our policy in Russia. That reso?
lution has la en b ittlfd up in the For?
eign Relations Committee, and, there?
fore, 1 ask that this resolution lie
upon the table, in ord.ir that it may be
taken up with very little delay.
"It is obvi< us from the fact that thc
government will not. because it cannot.
answer an inquiry of more than ;.
month ago. that .ve have no policy in
Russia, and that the government of
Lhe United States cannot respond to
the resolution because it has not any
policy at all in Russia to-day. We are
neither ono nor the cther; we are
i either intorvening in sufficient force
to lie of coni'equence, nor are we get?
ting out of Russia. We are there sim?
ply inviting disaster in Russia and in
tcrfcring here aml there without knew
mg why, ancl in matters, too, in which
wc have no concoin.
"I, therefore, it.troduco. this resolu-1
tion, and will, with th. permission of
the Senate, during the week speak
I. S. to Help Russians
PARIS, Jan. 17'. The interests of thc
Ru: sian prisoners of war still in Ger
many, fo the number of about 1,000
000, will be looked after by Major Carl
Taylor, of tho American Red Cross,
who will procecd into Germany with
the Red Cross expedition.
Spartacides Lose in Bavaria
BERNE, Jan. 13 . By The Associated
Press i. Klections to tiie Bavarian Na?
tional Council held to-day resulted in
considerable successes for tbe Cen
t rists. tho Moderate Socialists and the
Conservativcs. Tho Independent So?
cialists and the Spartacans met with
25 CENTS EACH
Fliglit in May
General Braneker, Retiring
Air Chief, Prediets Suc
eess of Trip Across Ocean
LOXDOX, Jan. IO.?General Braneker,
who is giving up his post as master
general of personnel in the Air Min?
istry to devote his t:mo to commercial
aviation, in an interview in "The
Daily Express," to-day asserted that a
fiight across the Atlantic probably |
would be accomplished in May.
He added that the trip was feasible
at thc present moment as there were I
three or four types of airplanes avail
able which are capable oi making the
General Braneker said the time was
not far distant when airplanes would
be owned and driven as automobiles
are to-day. He said it probably would
be necessary to establish an aerial po- :
force, the duty of which would I
air routes and
be to watch ovct
British Building Airships
"Thc Evening News" to-day says that
it has been officially informed that thc
British Admiralty is embarking on a
big programme of airship construction.
Airships are being built with a gas
capacity of 2,500,000 cubic feet. The.
aircraft will have a large lifting ca- '
pacity and will be able to make be?
tween sixty and seventy miles an iiour. |
They will carry crews of twenty-five ?
Still larger airships are projected, |
and flights with passengers aro pre?
dicted for the near future. Several
airships which will be equal in si/.e and '
capacity to the largest: Zeppelin, and
which are of a similar rigid type, are
Primarily they are being constructed
for sea work and general observation :
duty for the navy. These airships, it
is said, will be capable of remaining in '
the air for a week.
The newspaper says a regular air- j
ship mail service between England and
the United States during the summer
of 1920, is regarded as certain by air?
Plans Being Completed
Transatlantic flights have been freely j
predicted, both here and in England, '
for tlie coming spring and summer
months. Tbe route most likely to be
chosen is via the Azores, the longest |
lap of which is 1,500 miles, between
the Azores and Newfoundland.
Immediately following the con- j
clusion of the armistice, J. A. White- '
head, British airplane manufacturer, in i
a speech, declared that a British flier
would blaze the way across the Atlan- I
tic this spring. Lightships and float
ing aero-stations would point the !
course and render it scarcely moro
hazardous than the present cross
channel flight, he said.
To North Pole Named
After Col. Roosevelt
The aeroplane expedition which will
leave next June to explore the Arctic
regions and fiy across the top of the j
world wiil be known as the "Roosevelt
Memorial Expedition," the executive!
committee of the Aero Club of Ameri?
ea announced last night. This will be
in fecognition of the great serviees
that Theodore Roosevelt rendered dur- ;
ing his life to thc causes of aeronau-j
tics and polar exploration.
It was through Colonel Roosevelt's'
intercession while President that Ad?
miral Peary received leave of absence
which enabled him to discover the
Xorth Pole. In appreciation of this
Peary's ship was called "Thc Roose?
velt." Captain Partlett, who was cap?
tain of the craft, will command the
Roosevelt Memorial Expedition. hi
the event of any new land being dis
covered in the 1,000,000 sqt.are 'miles
of as yet unexplored Arctic territory,
it will be named Roosevelt Land.
While. President, Colonel Roosevelt
gave the I'nited States army the lirst,
aeroplane ever used by the armed
forces of a nation. [n 1897, while As?
sistant Secretary of thc Navy, he used
his influence to obtain the appropria
tions needed by Professor Langley.for
the completion of his work.
The objects of the expedition to the
Polar regions aro fourfold. 't will ex?
plore as much as possible of thc un?
explored region ot the north; it will
fty from Cape Columbia acrcss the top
of the world to Cape t helyuskin, in
Siberia; it will eonduct. ' extensive
soundings in the Polar basin and col
lect flora and fauna from the sea
bottom; and it will send up balloons
Everybody loves griddle
cakes. The Soldier Boys in
France put up such a plea foi
them, special field stoves
cooking 360 cakes an hour,
were bought by the Red
CHILDS griddles turn out an
average oi 169,000 cakes a
And such cakes ? golden
brown, feather-4ight, and
tender, with fresh butter
melting into chem and de
licious syrup over them?
Real Southern Corn Meai
Cakes?made from meal as
mellow and golden as South
Real Old-fashioned Buck
Real Wheat Cakes that the
war banished for many
An ideal breakfaat or lunch?
eon Grlddlo C-lftf and
corned be*f hnnh I.ruwnrd
in tbe mn >ml coffea that
muUi'K you want to "pu??"
your cup agaiu.
/pHIS crystal tree
is one of a pair?
Chicn Lung 1735-1795.
A cnarming speci
men of our authentic
Chinese antiques. Our
stock has been chosen
with the greatest
tJU i ui
to explore thc upper air of the region
to obtain meteorological data.
Flight Is Planned
MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan, 13. A
company has been formed here under
the name of the Acrial Serviee, Lim?
ited, of Australia. to finance an aerial
transport flight from Australia to Lon?
don. The trip will be made by way ol
the Dutci East Indies and Eagdad.
The formation of a company to
finance a survey of an aerial route be?
tween London and Sydney, Australia,
was announced at London early in De?
cember. lt was followed by the an?
nouncement of a proposed route con
necting New York and Hamburg. The
greatest [.rcgress in realization of
long-distance flights linking parts of
thc British Empire was accomplished
about the middle of December 7.
Major General Salmond, who. in the
course of duty, rlew 3,000 miles from
Cairo to Delhi, India. The British of?
ficer was at work on plans to estab
lish aerial communications with India.
Prince of Wales Taught
New Dances by Americans
"Cuts In" and Submits to Loss
of Partner With Same
Grace as Others
COBLENZ, Jan. 13 (By The Asso?
ciated Press). -The Prince of Wales,
v.ho h.-.s been visiting the American
area of occupation as the gUest ol
Major General Dickman, returned. to
the British sector this afternoon. Hc
saiJ goodby to General Dickman at
:i luncheon. at which ho was the guest
of Major General Hincs, in the castle
of thc Prince of Wied at Nouwied.
S:r.ce his -arrival in the American
zone tiie Prince had been treated as an
ordinary captain, which was the uni?
form he wore, instead of the heir to
the British throcc.
At the dance the prince nttended
last night it was intended that he
should be exempted from "cutting in,"
"The Coffee That Sells Itseli"
It speaks in terms of
30c PER POUND
(Delivery free on orders of ten
pounds or more)
"No Grocer Sells It
The Postman Brings It."*
Alice Foote MacDougall
"Thc Only Woman Coffee Importer."
138 Pearl Street New York
I'lione Ilanover 6591
5-jf ! Hot water
which meant that ono o'licer could
claim the partner of another officer,
there not being enough girls from the
American and British armies to go
around. Ono officer accidi ntally "cut
m" at the prince. He passed the in
ttdent aside and for the remainder of
the evening "cut in" and submitted to
the loss of his partner with the same
grace as the othe '
Mail to Sweden Missing
STOCKHOLM, Jan. 13. American
Christmas mail for Sweden, estimated
to be the most valuable of the year.
has not yet arrived here. It is believed
that the mail was lost on the missing
British steamer Kitano, whicl
Hull, England, on December 20 for
-^V 5JH AVE.AT 46 TH ST,
PARIS i NEW YORK,
*The Paris Shop of America."
The following are nolabla ex
amplcs of the values being ozTzrcd:
$3000 NATURAL MINK WRAP..at $1800
$1350 MOLE COAT.at $950
$875 MOLE & HUDSON SEAL COAT.at $595
$650 SQUIRKEL & SEAL COAT.at $450
$650 HUDSON SEAL DOLMAN WRAP. .. .at $495
$650 KOLINSKY COATEE .at $450
$450 SEAL COAT, KolinsV trim.at $325
$275 NUTRIA COATEE .at $195
$225 BROWN CARACUL COATEE.at $150
$225 AMERICAN ERMINE STOLE.at $175
$450 ERMINE CAPE STOLE.at S350
$285 SHORT MOLE STOLE.at $195
FISHER SCARFS, silk-Iined animal effects,
Formerly $125.at $85
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