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NO. 5385 H J tltlww.1 *Smw *,1a WASHINGTON, D. C? WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3,1921.-STXTFFN pAfiF(S ? nvr? rpyj ~
SOVIET REGIME 1
BY 90 PER CENT
Reports to Hoover Show
Economic Plight of
IN VOLGA VALLEY
Few Provinces Produce
Surplus Available to
Conditions In impoverished Russia
which the United States is preparing
to alleviate unofficially through the
American Relief organisation in Europe,
^ave been brought about, according
to careful Investigation conducted
by the Department of Commerce.
through *he complete collapse
of Industry and production under the
Russia's economic collapse, according
to reliable reports to Secretary
Hoover, who, as head of the
American Relief forces, is undertaking
to aid the starving people of
that country is traced primarily to
the fact that industry there has decreased
90 per cent as compared to
the prewar period.
Reports from reliable sources to
lir. Hoover shoy In striking figures
Russia's economic plight.
Predaettaa Greatly Redaeed.
Industrial production during the
year 1920 in percentages compared
u> prewar output was as follows:
Pig iron. 2 per cent; copper ore,
0.6 per cent; iron ore 2 per cent;
manganese ore. 1.6 per cent; salt, 15
per cent; rubber Industry. 5 per
cent; watch industry. 15 per cent;
paper Industry, 20 per cent; sugar
industry, 5 per cent; printing, 15
per cent; production of coal. 20 per
cent; cotton spindles operating. 3
per cent; woolen cloth. 4 per cent.
Before undertaking to reply to
Maxim Gorky's appeal for relief to
the starving Russians, Mr. Hoover
:ook occasion to inquire closely into
actual conditions and reports received
indicate that the most acute
famtae area covers the Volga Valley
from the Caspian Sea northward.
The drought in this area would not
be of such fatal character but for
'.he general decadence of agriculture
reduction of surplus in other regions
and in the decay of transportation.
rendering most difficult the
movement of such local sornluses as
do still exist
Smaller Area* Cultivated.
Examples of reports from the
irougttt area shows the province of
samara sowing this spring only 58
ber cent of the acreage cultivated
year. In the province of Kazan,
fc.900 acres usually cultivated were
lot sown at all. To the west of the
k'olga Valley less than 50 per cent
61 the arable territory in the province
of Orel was sown, and in the
province of Tula only 20 to 35 per
rent of the necessary seed for sowing
Overriding such local situations
theVe has been a steady decline in
agricultural production ever since
,lhe revolution owing to the lack of
incentive to farmers to provide for
Inore than their own needs, to the
Shortage of seed and shortage of
Implements. The urban population
[has produced little to offer in exchange
and the currency reprecla,tion
through the increase of currency
issues to over 1,000.000,000 of
[roubles has rendered their accumulation
no attraction. From these
(causes Russia, before even last
year's harvest had declined from a
state producing from 6.000,000 to
10.000,000 tons of food for export to
a condition where there was such an
Insufficient supply of food for the
:ities that the urban population has
been reduced by about one half.
Grata Crept Mark Smaller.
An indication of diminished grain
?rops in lt21 is offered by the quantites
estimated to be requisitioned
as taxes by the Soviet government.
The total amount for all Soviet Russia,
except the Ukraine and Turkestan,
is 4.320,000 tons of grain, as
against 7,614.000 tons in 1320. The
potatoes estimated to be requisitioned
this year amount to 1,080,000
tons as compared with 2,016,000 tons
in 1920; 216,000 tons of ail seeds are
to be requisitioned instead of 432,9o0
tons in 1920. The number of
provinces where any surplus is indicated
for removal to other provinces
appears to have decreased
from over twenty prewar to not
more than four.
There has been such deterioration
?f transportation that there is doubt
is to ability to move the local surpluses
that do exist in the richer
(rain producing provinces in Siberia
And the south to those areas which
normally depend upon them.
BODY OF HATFIELD
MATEWAN. W. V*.. Aug. 2.?814
Hatfield, pictureeque Cumberland
mountain gunman came home tod*)
from his last battle.
Work In the mines was neglected,
itores closed and mothers and their
bablea clustered about the rickety
ittle railroad station here when the
>ody of the fallen chieftain arrived,
'rom Welch, where, "8mllln' Sid"
ind his lieutenant, Ed. Chambers fell
n a pistol fight.
There were ugly looks and threats
rom women and men alike, as tne
nob milled in the dusty railroad
rard while the body of the leader
n the Uingo County mine war. In
i rudely constructed pine coffin,
114 down a plank to the station
Auto Turns Turtle
MOMENCE. 111., Aug. 2.?The auiooblle
In which Governor Len Small
as touring Illinois roads, skidded
om the highway near here today
4 turned over.
The governor was uninjured. He
Ith his companions, crawled from
nder the automobile.
Workers to Aid *
U. S. and British Off eta
Denounced, as Vague
(8ps?Ul Cafcfts te Tha WubiacUa HarUd
m4 United Itwi.j
LONDON, Aif. i?With
tarrattoa. Strict RwmU. la
a !(? ! Mat #m !%
rial wireless, addressed fa the
*warkera" af the world, appeals
ta thca te five kelp, deelartag
the British a ad Halted States
foveraaeats are auklag mv?(M
offers sf asslstaaee aader lasldlaas
These terms waald be the
death hlaw af Soviet Ism, waald
re-establlah WhHe rale la Raasla
sad waald permit the
British aad Amerleaa garerameats
ta selsa a share la the
auuMgemRt af Rassla*s lateraal
affairs, the wireless declares.
The preseat famlae la
deserthed as the greatest calamity
alace the famlae of 18S1.
Starvation will he set Raaala for
the rest af 1S21 aad extead lata
liKIS, It Is stated, aad the disease
which Is laevltably aecampaayIbc
hnager la breaklag dawa
the marale of the people,
"weakeaed by sevea years af
lateraal aad exteraal strife."
Issaed by the Third Iateraatlaaale
aad signed by represeatatlres
from tweaty-oae aatloas
Including; Baldwin of the I'alted
States, Bell af Eaalaad, Hechert
af Germaay, Trotsky, Rmovleff
aad Leala af Rassia. Bela Kaa
of Haaciry aad Saavarlae qf
Fraace, the maalfesta says
blows are belag raised aa Rassia**
at a mameat whea she Is
well slab ruined by sevea
years af Imperialistic warr
RESULT IN DOUBT
Virginia Vote Heavy in
RICHMOND. Va? Aa*. 3?
2iM a. m.?E. Lee Triable la
credited wltk a majarlty af 15,900
votea far the Demeeratle
auberaatarlal eaadldaey over
hla oppsaeat, Harry St. G cor pre
Tocher, accordlag ta .tha eoaaeaaas
af rataraa received here
fram all s>itlim af the fftate
at aa early haw tbla lutog.
The eaatest far the lleateaaat
govemarshlp Is elaaety eaatested
between Jallaa Gaaa sad
Keaaetb N. Gllpla. while the
corparatloa cammlsslaaershlp is
caaeeded ta Berkley D. Adams.
RICHMOND. Ta., Aug. 2.?Tfce
polls In the State primaries did net
close until nearly 7:30 '.n Virginia,
and up to 8:30 o'clock there were
few returns. Reports were mad*
to the headquarters of the canaldates
for the governorship, however,
and these we'e *uch a
character as to leave the situation
generally in doubt.
The first precinct to report was
on? in Henrico County which gave
Trinkle 20 and Tucker 13. The vote
in this , city was heavier than expected.
Many women voted. The
belief was that a vast majority of
the women had voted for Senator
Trinkle and if that proves to be
so there is little question as to
the result. The Tucker people were
not conceding anything.
Reports from the leading cities
of the State indicate a heavy vote,
with some artistic claims being
made as to the sixe ?f the majorities
that the candidates will receive.
The fight for lieutenant governor
was between Gunn and Gilpin, with
Gilpin the favorite at the outset.
There are four men in the race,
and it may be that Senator West
will make a strong showing. It
was not thought that W. B. Fitshugh
would make a showing in the
returns. E. C. Koikes, of this city,
candidate for the State corporation
commission in oppoqjtion to Berkley
D. Adams, was putting up a stronger
fight than was expected.
There were only three places on
the State ticket to be fljled, but
there were contests in many counties
and cities for the house and some
of these wei| understood to be
close. Only the vote from the cities
and towns were expected to be availCONTINUED
ON PAGE TWO.
These local merchants
as appearing in today's H<
economies in seasonable mc
C. H. Bready * Co 3
Chestnut Farms Dairy.... 2
Claflln Optical g
Delta Tours g
Equitable Building 10
R. B. Fennell 10 *
Dr. Fitsgerald g
J. M. Glddlng Co 5
Hecbt A Co.... (
W. B. Hibbs II
Hub Furniture ;... s
D. J. Kaufman g
S. Kann Sons Co 5
Lansburgh & Brother 5
Meyer's Shops 2
HARD FOR LIFE
AS END NEARED
Died During Collapse After
MOURNS FOR SINGER
Great Tenor Had Hoped
To Appear Again in
(Spocial CafcU to H? Washington Harald
a ad United *sw?.)
NAPLES, Aug. 2.?Prom svery
corner of the civilised world wherever
the golden voice of Enrico
Caruso has been heard, from princes and
presidents, rich men and peasants.
messages of condolence to
the great tenor's family and to the
city and country he loved are pouring
in by wire, mail and cable.
All Naples, all Italy, in fact. Is
struck dumb with amazed sorrow at
the passing of a national Idol, for
no man in public life meant more to
Crowds Pray (or Him.
His passing was like that of a
king. Great crowds of ^Neapolitans
gathered during his last hours and
knelt to pray In the streets' for his
recovery, until news came that the
wonderful spirit that had carried
him through the crisis months before
had failed in its last test and
that the voice would be heard no
The profound shock was heightened
by the fact that throughout the
happy weeks since his return to his
beloved horn . no hint of the approaching
end came either from the
master singer or his physician. Reports
that he was failing, that he
would never sing again, that he had
come home to die, were denied by
his friends and himself.
Hud Reramfl Slndag.
"I shall not die." he repeatedly
said. "I shall go back to America
and aing?better than ever."
Caruso believed It. too. He ap- ;
peared to gain In strength. Each j
day he visited the music room of
his home and hummed over the roles
of the operas In which he hoped to
be heard this winter. Occasionally
his favored friends listened to h*m
in the very private nearlngs, with
which he indulged his desire to try
the capacity of his voico. They
came away saying *ne is as good as
ever. A few months of sunshine
and he will be the Caruso ohce
more." 1 - |J1 **++* 1
Hence the poignancy of the shock
that fell on Naples Monday. Kn
apparently winning fight had collapsed
at the critical moment and
medical science could do no more
for him after the last futile attempt
The funeral. If his countless
friends have their wishes, will be
one of the most impressive serv*ver
conducted in Italy, comparable
only to that of royalty. The
place of the funeral Is still undecided.
His wife, the former Dorothy
Benjamin, of New York. Who
with the little Caruso baby. Gloria,
was at the bedside, when he died. Is
prostrated with grief, and the affairs
connected with the sorrowful
aftermath of his death are in the
hands of her friends. Acute peritonitis
is given as the cause of
death. The first indication that it
might become fatal came one morning
while Caruso was listening to
one of the arias he had made famous.
A sudden twinge brought his
physicians to his siJe.
Caruso and his father hurried
from their country estate at. SorCONTINCBD
ON FAOB TWO.
AT WEEKS' HOME
LANCASTER. N. H.. Aug. 2.?
President Harding began a week's
vacation in the White Mountains
today as the guest of Secretary of
War Weeks, who has a summer
lodge on the peak of Mount Prospect,
two miles from here.
The President, Mrs. Harding, and
a large party that filled a dozen automobiles
motored over the winding
mountain road from Portland, Me.,
where they arrived aboard the Mayflower
early In the day.
President Harding lunched at
Crawford Notch in the heart of the
mountains and afterward played
golf there with Senators Frelinghuysen.
Hale and Phipps. The evening
was spent on the veranda of
the Weeks* homq/ which commands
a view of the mountains for miles
[NG, AUGUST j. 1931.
whose ads are listed here
:rald offer you exceptional
C1>M. E. Miliar. Inc., 7
National Saving, * Truat.. 11
Parker & Ankera ... g
Penn. Elec. * Gaa Co'.. 8*9
Peoples Drue Storea 7
Permanent Wave Shop,'... 9
Win. Rosendorf j
Railway, and Staamboata.. t
Stag Hotel. g
F. H Smith Co 2
M. stein Co. t
Steuart'a Garaffa.......... 3
Theatera : J. g
U. S. Shipping Boards 11
Dr. Wright g '
Woodward ? Lothrop .... 16
Of City's Fair
To be Judged
Blond and Brunette Want
To Be "Miss Wash'
Tke Mart of |a4cni wit will
elect "MIm WMklaitra" to
repreaeat tke Capital at aa
elaborate celebration at Atlaatle
City September T aad 8, will
have every coacelvable type of
baaaty froai wblcb ta auike a
Aaplraata for tbe dlatlactloa,
who bave aabmltted tbelr pbotoarapba
ta Tbe HeraM, raagc all
I tbe way froai tbe petite blgb
aebool flrl to tbe atbletle oatI
door flrl. NAad every day
brlagn oat aaafte aew aad more
cbarmlaa women, wbo bad refused
to bave tbelr pletarea
need la any way aatll Tbe Herald
made It pooalble to win a
distinction tbat aay girl woald
be proad ta claim.
"Mlsa Waablagtoa" will be
eboaea aa tbe prettleat of tbe
tboaaaada of ebaraalag young
women la tbe Dlatrlet. Sbe
maat, however, bave qaallfleatloaa
otber tban beauty. Sbe
maat bave a pleaslag manner
and maat poaaeaa polae and
ealtare, for abe ma** reflect
credit on ber bome city.
\ She will even have an opportunity
fco win the distinction or being the
most beautiful and charming woman
I in the United States and the |5,000
golden Venus, offered by the officials |
of Atlantic City.. 80 !t is only natu- I
ral that Washington wants to be |
sure that its most beautiful young '
woman is the one selected.
Any young woman living in Washington.
or the Immediate suburbs,
is eligible for the honor. It is only
necessary for her to bring her photo*
graph to The Herald office, or to call
at the office and lot hTe Herald
arrange to have Bachrach take one. |
CONTINUED ON PAGE NINE.
BY CHICAGO JURY; i
Seven Players and Two'
CHICAGO, 4"*- 2-?The "Black j
80*" were freed tonight. "Not?
mi aw innuu or|
the Jury after deliberating less than
three hours on the fate of the
seven former White Sox stars and
two alleged gamblers.
The defendants were charged
With conspiracy to throw the world
series of 1919.
The ball players acquitted are
Eddie Cicotte. Arnold Gandil, Joe
Jackson. George Weaver. Claude
Williams. Charles Risberg and *
Oscar Felsch. The alleged gamblers
freed are Carl Zork. St. Louis
manufacturer, and David Zeler. Des
Crowd Hurrahs. /
As soon as the "not guilty" verdict
was reached the bad players
and their lawyers leaped to their
feet and rushed to shake hands
with the Jurors. There was a moment
of silence from the courtroom
when the verdict was read and then
a ureat "Hurrah!" arose. The defendants
slapped each other on the
back and shook hands all around.
It was reported that the verdict
was reached on the first ballot.
Most of the time was consumed by
the Jury from 7:55 p. m. when it
retired, until 10:45 p. m. when the
verdict was reached. In consideration
of the instructions of Judge '
The ball players had their photographs
taken in a group. The
courtroom crowd cheered Risberg
and danced around, while most of
the other defandants endeavored fo ,
appear calm, although they were
(' deal of Verdict.
"I never had any doubt that I
would be freed." Buck Weaver said
"I have maintained my Innocence
from the statt."
_ Eddie Cicotte Immediately showed
the reporter a telegram to Mrs
Eddie Cicotte. 2382 Central avenue.
Detroit, Mich. It contained Just
two words: "Not guilty," and was
signed "Daddy." ,
Cicotte said: "I know whv I was <
found 'not sruilty." My wife and <
three kiddies were kneeling most I
of today saying their prayers." He
said he had no further plans than j
immediately going back to Detroit. I
Weaver f Co Hark.
Joe Jackson said he was glad he
was acquitted, but that he would
not try to *et back into organised
baseball. Chick Gsndil said he had
never been worried. He said he
would try to get hold of a good
ball club and manage It.
Buck Weaver was the only player
to say h? would make an effort to
break into nrranlacd baseball aratn.
He declared he would eo to Pres.<Vnt
Charles A. Comlskey, of tti?
White Sox. and ssk for his old Job
at third base. He said he would
be glad to go to Jiidve Landis If
Comiskey suggested It.
After the freed plavers. surrounded
bv ?[ admlrinsr throng got
out of the building they rushed to
the telegraph offices to send the
news to their relatives and friends.
Deri''** Sicker Lint
' * I
NEW VROK, An*. 1?The Supreme
.fourt here today held that
publication of the list of the alleged
slackers and deserters prepared and
Issued .by the War Department Is
privileged as a matter of law.
Justice Burr sustained the demurrer
of the New York World
gainst Charles H. Hyman who sued
for $100,000 damages following publication
of his name on the slacker
ANOTHER BLUE SKY PROMOTION C<
, ^ V/OMDE* IF TMtRt
COULD KAVt IIW
^ -?7 o
RHINE WAR CLOUD BEHAK9 FA,R DEAL
^ " FOK L. S. SHIPPING
MENACE TO PEACE, Americans Charge British
SAYS LORD BRYCE
Declares Versailles Pact (SpwaU c.kU t. n>, h.?ui
Fails to Satisfy Nat
innc ' * frle* ?'?? ** kellOnS.
twrra < rrpieoeatatlvea .of .tlf
I nltrd Stale* Shipping Board
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.. Aug. 2. and ahlp ownero ke...
- iras hrrr today. T>f dlaevs?"There
la no blacker cloud preg- dlacrlmlnatlon by
nant with future storm hanging Rrltiah intercata again.t Aaneriover
Europe now than that which rai *hlp> In the Egyptian cotdarkens
the banks of the Rhine." ton trade.
Thus spoke Viscount James It !s alleged that Egyptian
Bryce today in his second lecture eottoi, shipper. are n*lng Eic- (
before the Institute of Politics. lish :fblp. between Alexandria
He declared the work of the men and Liverpool although the
who framed the Versailles treaty Amerlcaa rate la tweity .hillhad
received in Europe "nothing Inga per toa cheaper.
but censure." and continued: The Kmc llah reply that <hl.
"There is not one of the treaties lm than counterbalanced
of 1919-20 which is not now already-* by (kr richer rate of lumranre
admitted to need amendmont. while rknnccd by the anderwrlter. on
some are seen to lead straight to ,-ar-ne. carried on American
future wars. One hears people say. shipping Hoard venael*.
The sort of peace that these ne- Th? rnltod State. .Shipping
gotiators have given us is as bad Board Is represented at the coaiS
was the war.';' ferenee by Prank Ferrla who
Saya Men Failed. will hear both aide. of the ran"
"Popular prejudices, popular pas- troveray and report to Wantslons
and cupidities, bad to be hon- Ington where the rc.alt will be
ored or gratified. Moreover, tha riven out.
task was of unprecedented diffl- (Capyrirht. 1921.)
culty. New states had to be
indemnities1"'secured', jTST'Et FEDERAL PROPERTY
scalc comparatively greater than AUCTIONS DENIED!
any international congress ever be
fore had attempted. A task so The War Department and the
great needed not Politicians of the Fr()c , Bur(,>u of Ilirtwlly, are
usual type, but supermen. Such , .
men did not appear." making a check up of the fllspoIn
melancholy, rather than bitter. eition that has been made by the
manner Lord Bryce said in regard various States of millions of dollars
to France and Germany: worth of motor trucks, machinery
Dissatisfaction has been freely d d buIldl materials of other
expressed in France that the treaty ... . "
of Versailles did not detach from kinds that have been turned over.
Germany and assign to France, all to the States by the Federal govermthe
German-speaking lands west of me? " ? the.
Rhine. It is argued their pos- At thc Bureau of Highwajs It
session would have secured great ?"a" ?? ?? yp?ter,da.y ?'h" *
triail^n:!n;JVanta8e3 ^ lndU8" S" p^rty" has
trial beneflts. tion. or otherwise disposed of. Is
Hatred la Mutual. not founded on fact. In a great
"But it may be doubtful whether majority of the States, said Thomas
France would not have suffered H. McDonald, chief engineer of the
more politically than she could have Bureau of Highways, the property
gained materially by an error which has been carefully and property
Germany committed when she an- conscsrved.
nexed Alsace and Lorraine in 1871, ?
for the population of the territory DE,r rr,c CU/1U/ MT ATM?
taken would have b*en disaffected *3tlxJrf r J?J ?Sr
toVan and"*ork*?tor t^'reco^ OF LOST TANKER
Cf"SoITnh?ve 8 argued that aa VANCOUVER. R C~
France desired to keep Germany cable from Australlia today at
weak lest she should again-become wreckage has been found at Lord
formidable, it might have been a Howe Island, which leaves no doubt
more promising policy to dismem *>ut that the New York tanker
ber Germany in the hope that Canastota which has been missing
the dismemberment would revive for six weeks, has been lost.
the old particularistic spirit among
the German populations and thus
keep the southern states, such as uim* nr i_? i .tw
Bavaria, from trying to reunite. MISS W8SltlIigT0It
"This war he* shown one unprec- . . . .
edented feature painful in the Tfthen she is selected
prospect It opens. The victors bear District will know the name
as much resentment against the of *t8 prettiest and most atvanqnlshed
as the vanquished do tractive girl and Atlantic City
against the victors." will make her the honor guest
at a remarkable pageant and
Oklahoma Seeks Help. c*!??r*U?n\,. , h.,. t.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. With , e , J
approximately 4?e casea of pellagra ah*that ia necessary is to
reported In thirty-four of the mate-. fcrfn? yohrseventT-aeven
counties. State Health Belf to the Herald Officj.
Commissioner .Dr. A. Lewig an- Kor full p.rtlcllin^ Me
nouttees he would ask' the aid of .
Federal health authorltiea In lighting
the d la ease- 11 "
)NCERN NEEDS A
By J. N. Darling.
_ _? we PAy rto 0"-Ll' 50 '
NEED " coMe.
MO CAIWIERS, HO COOKS
NO waiters. no otnncr
111 I cmecks toannov roo
ipntu 11,11-H... y iiuji?r
WILL BE DEBATED
BY DAIL EIREANN
Members in Jail Likely to
Be Released to Attend
(Sr<ci*l CnVV tm TW Wa?kin*taa Herxld
end Chicago Tribune.)
By JOin 8TEELE.
LONDON. Aug. 2.?Ireland ?Ullj
preserves sphinx-like silence on
Great Britain's peace proposals and
It is likely it will continue to do
so for another week or more.
Eamonn de Valera has consulted
practically all of his colleagues of j
Pail Kireann. as well as many local!
leaders of the Sinn Fein, and all
that remains to be done is to lay
the proposal* before a full meeting
of Dail Eireann.
This, a report from Dublin today
said, probably will be done sometime
this week or early next.
36 Members Await Release.
It has been definitely declared
that there will be no partial meeting
of the Dail, which means that
before such a momentous gathering
can take place the thlrty-stx
members now imprisoned or Interned
must be released.
Release of these men then will
b? the final signal that a crisis In
the negotiations ts approaching. /
Mr. de Valera refuses to ask formally
for their release beeause this,
h thinks, might bo construed as
acknowledgment of Great Britain's
right to imprison them, bcrt ft Is
an open secret here that Great
Britain is willing to waHre that
point and would consider an order
by De Valera summoning to a full
meeting the men In jail as a request
for their release.
Would Meet hi Drtlhi.
If such a meetinc is catted ft
will be held In the Mansion House
at Dublin and the session wilt be
jr In the meantime It Is reported
that 1-loyd George and De Valera
have been In frequent communication
on minor points the messeagers
being trusted lieutenants who
go and come quietly without recognition.
Ulster, of course. Is still the crux
of the problem, but much Is hoped
for from Sir James Craig's rialt
to I^ondon tomorrow.
The British house of commons Is
becomfng impatient over the continued
secrecy In Irish affairs.
Replying to Cot. Archer Shee. a
leading Tory, this afternoon, who
had asked whether. In view of the
tact that De Valera had made the
proposals known at a secret meeting
of D?1l Eireann. Uoyd George
could not do the same at a secret
session of commons. Austen Chamberlain
said merely that the premier
hoped to make a atatement
before the end of the session.
Rev. Dr. Had en Leaves.
CHARLOTTESVILLE. Va.. Au*. I
?The Re*. Thomti H- Hadden, D. D .
who has been upending the past
year In the United State*, left his
home at Croaat. thi? county, oar It
last week for San Francisco, from
whUh place he will sail for HonoluliK\o
attend the Pan-Paclfltt Educational
Conference. He will rehume
his work In Japan In
Ready to Insist Teuton*
Be Given Purely German
MUST BE FOLLOWED
France Expects Belgian
Support in Demand for
(BvmUI C.W. to *W Ws.htagtoe H-rsU
..a c>iu4 am.)
WNDON. Auk 2-?"it?l Britain
will enter the meeting of the ?preme
council on Auku?t t detcrmined
not to permit Sileola to tocome
It ia stated emphatically on reliable
authority that Oreat Britain
is atill standing pat on the reaulta
of the plebiscite and will demand
immediate transfer to Germany of
the purely German dlatrlcta and ta
Poland of the purely Pollah diatrlcta.
Great Britain insists that tbo
troops already on the scene be
transferred to the debated territory,
but also insists that they sr. aufflcient
In their preaent numbers to
cope with any duties that ?n?r
Opposes Kreneh Demanda.
France will insist on the immediate
dispatch of retnforcementn.
but the British foreign offlce declaiea
France must advance
stronger reasons for ao doing than
have been, put forward so far before
Great Britain will asaent. Atcording
to an attache of the Frene?
embassy. Belgium ia being askea
to participate in the meeting.
France expecting Belgium'^ support.
At the same time Belgium
could be expected to bring up again
the question of the war criminals.
JUBO-Slavl* also will be aaked to
attend and Italy hopes to reintroduce
the Albanian question.
Harvey May Make Statement.
Replying to a query as to J net
what would the role of Col. Qeorce
Harv?y. the Vnlted States Ambaaaador
to Great Britain at the supreme
council meeting, the Fre?ch embusy
?Mr. Harvey's role will be purely
that of a listener but If he should
j be asked questions he will reply. He
! may volunteer some
According to influential French j
men in London. Premier Briand will
ask the English representatives If
' they do not believe it satisfactory
and advisable to associate the allied
i governments with the Hoover Rel.ef
I for Russia.
Ulsy Join Hoover < mmpmlgm.
It becomes evident that the
entente believe? America's humanitarian
efforts on Russis's behalf ?
might create an atmosphere of gratitude
in Russia toward America whlc*
would place the entente nations In
a contrastingly dim light which. It
is feared, might be prejudicial to the
| financial interests of the entente
'nations, when Pussia again becomes
stabilized There Is a desire,
i therefore, to participate in the HooI
ver campaign for the moral effect
i that It would have.
Lloyd Geogre will go to the su|
preme council for the later days of
j the conference.
PURCHASE OF SHIPS
RIO DE JANEIRO. Auf. 2?Tbe
Brazilian press places little credence
in the report from New York
that Brasil is negotiating with Ens*
land for the purchase of two battleships.
and It is believed that tha
rumor arose through a confused interpretation
of the work of the
Brazilian naval commission. This
now Is In France liquidating the
affairs connected with former German
ships leased by Brasil to the
O. Pais points out that this ritmor
has been circulated many times before
and comments upon the "peculiar"
persistence with which It
recurs every fern* months.
ON LIQUOR RING
finCACO. Aug. 2?Judee Undii
Issued boneh warrants today for Mr.
and Mrs. James W. Walsh, alleged
leaders of the de luxe liquor ring
which is ssid to have peddled between
t'S.OOO and llW.no# worth of
boose to prominent Chlcagoana Am
additional warrsnt was signed for
John E. McGrath. mho was Indlcte*
with the others.
Walsh was Itvjng under lease In
the home of Municipal Judge Gemmill
la?t February when the place
was raided. It was said to be '.he
Chicago headquarters of the bootlegging
activities, the liquor bein*
brought from Detroit snd*then distributed
by truck to customer* her#.
GRABS HAIR RIBBON
AND SAVES HER LIFE
KENOSHA. Wis.. Aug. I?A
bright colored hair ribbon saved the
life of little 6-year-old Margaret
rsttereon here today, and aided year-old
Jimmy Easton to become a
h The little girl was wading In Pike
Creek and went over her head. The
lad uv her go down and could see
only k little piece of blue rlbboa
In the circling water eH grabbed
this and then later the girl's half
and pulled her out of the water.
Hearve*v worked twenty minutes SO
revive the irtrl. -??
Woman Robbed bf rS0.
While Shopping In a dovntewa
department store early yeaterja*
afternoon, lira. Amelia L.H>by IP'
Pi rat street southeast. wu rol>be*
of III picked from her pocketboo*.