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fate befell the Reds who appeared in
the region of Lemberg. The Ukrainian regiments, which are still' ori their old positions along the Strypa, have successfully repelled all attempts of the Reds and maintained their original linos on the extreme rieht. In the center the Polish troops which occupied Brest -Li Uwsk ?re ?\r ging in on the eastern bolder of Pole? s'.?. It is expected that the daring plan of the Bolsheviki against Lemberg will be definitely frustrated in the near future. Many Big t?uns Taken Twenty-two cannon were taken dur? ing: the "advance on the central front under the personal command of Presi? dent Pilsudski, the Poles occupying Xamhrov and. Mazowi.tock, southeast of Lomsa, and crossing the line of the Nav.-w south of B?alystok, 120 miles' northeast of Warsaw. The Russian re treat continues in the general direction of Grodno and eastward. The Polish forces have been re? grouped into two armies for pursuit ot the Russians, the northern army under Con. ral Hall, r and the center army under President Pilsudski. , The situation created by the with? drawal of the Russian forces operating in Northern Poland now permits of the resumption of the distribution by the Red Cross of American supplies from Danzig to Warsaw by railway by way of Mlawn and Marienwerder. This line is again in operation and many tons of American Red Cross medical and relief supplies for the war sufferers of Poland are being loaded. Ignace Daszinski, the Polish Vice Premier, has sent a letter to the French General. Weygand, expressing the gratitude and admiration of the Polish nation for his aid during the crisis. The communication concludes: "Your attitude, your aid and the effica? cious way you collaborated with our energetic army will always remain im? pressed in the hearts of the Poles." PARIS, Aug. 23.?Most of the first 85,000 prisoners taken by the Poles were captured in the territory north? west of Warsaw, including the Danzig corridor, by the army under command of the French general, Billotte, who formerly was chief of staff to General Lyautey, Resident French Governor of Morocco. This army now is most ef? fective and is composed of German trained men of Posen. The French Foreign Office announced to-day that General Weygand now is chief of the Polish stuff, with full power, and that most of the 1,000 French officers in Poland are actually participating in the fighting. A wireless message from Moscow eays that inasmuch as France is not in a state of war with Russia any French officer taken prisoner on the Warsaw front will be shot summarily, "L'Intran? sigeant" says. LONDON. Aug. 23.?The maneuver whereby the Polish, Posnanian and Pomeranian troops are driving the Bol? shevik forces eastward from Thorn into the arms of General Sikorski seems well on the way tu success, telegraphs the Warsaw correspondent of the Lon- ? don Times under date of August 22. I Sikorski was expected to reach Mlawa on that day, leaving no escape for the Bolshevik infantry except into East Prussia. The cavalry, adds the. correspondent, will be more difficult to round up, espe? cially with Chaj? Khan at their head. General Craiewski, the Polish cavalry leader, has been sent out to engage the Russians. Germany Worried Over Defeat of Bolsheviki Fatherland's Position Made B orse b-* Red Reverses, Is Berlin Metcspapers' l?ete BERLIN, Aug. 22.?Most of the news? papers of Benin are silent as to the unexpected turn in the Russo-Polish military situation. The Allgemeine Zeitung, owned by Hugo Stinncs, the Cerman industrial magnate, believes the peace negotiations now being car? ried on at Minsk will be gravely jeop? ardized unless Russia's terras undergo a revision at the last moment. "The world's political physiognomy," the newspaper says, "has been altered within the last week and it cannot be .-aid that German politics as a result of the change have become disencum? bered. The ultimate effects of Rus? sia's present military plight cannot be estimated as yet, but they are destined to make themselves felt in the Crimea, and possibly may not he without influ? ence on Bolshevik plans in the Orient." Belief that "Germany's position, both at home and abroad, has been made worse as a result of the week's occur? rences" is expressed by the pan-Ger? manic "Deutsche Zeitung." Upper Silesia Poles Have Agreed to Disarm Accept Allied Commission's Terms and A?;ree to (lall Off Strike LONDON. Aug. 23.?The Polish lead? ers at Kattowitz, Upper Siiesia, where ferious disorders between the rival factions have occurred, have accepted the Inter-Allied Commission's pro? posals for a settlement, according to ti Berlin dispatch to the Central News io-day. These proposals are, first, disarma? ment of the population; second, re? peal of the staff' of seig? ; third, the cri ,- '. of a neutral "safety guard," and, four:]:, the strike to be called off ami work to be resumed to-day. V. S. Socialists Repudiate Their Party in Poland Organization Is "Tool of Im? perialist Victors of Entente,*' Reply to Aid Appeal PITTSBURGH. Aug. 23.?The Social? ist pi rty of Ann rica went on record as opp >ed iff the Socialist parfcv in Po? land, according to a statement issued h< !?? to-day b\ the pi - - -: *e< ut ive i tee. The d?clar?t ioi ? r to the appeal < f the Po i sh So ' ?? AH anci of the I' lite 1 States of ': Pol ?h cause. ? ', ' ' ? t party is igarded by th< Vmei an party '?< s an organiza that is sen ing I he cl ... . ? ? "f W arsaw," the s-.au-.uei : said, and contii ues : "Then can be no un? derstanding w th iuch an oi o gros; ;? betrayed the Ideals "' international socialism. It has become a too] of the imperialist victors oi the Entente." Seymour Stedman, of Chicago, can date for V-.cv-President on the So? cialist ticket, appealed for nation-wide aid in the i < c ion of Socialist candi? dates at the special elections in six New York Assembly districts Septem? ber 16. Selection of the three men designated at the party's convention at New York last May to act aa tentative di to the Third Internationale was recon? firmed. They are Jame- O'Neal and Algernon Lee, of New York, and Joseph FV Cohen, of Philadelphia, with Alexander Trachtenberg, of New York, will go to Russia if passports can be obtained. Prince to Visit Honolulu HONOLULU, Aug. 23.- The Prince of Wales will an':'.e here for a brief stay within a few days, according to ad? vices fr?m Samoa received by the Brit? ish Consul to-day. ?!?!-0 The Trlbuni In n lU l>y wide aw ike and ambitious employees Telephon? Xo?v j 1 ?. ; :. Wanted Ad i?. 4-->'*":. ??'?.?- --?mrc. The Advance Toward Moscow ?he black arrows indicate the advance of the anti-Bolshevik forces toward Moscow, the Poles on the west and the troops of General Wrangel on the south. The white arrows show the location of the mobilized Rumanian forces. Britain Agrees With Italy on Polish Policy (Continued from ?ago one) tho basis of full recognition of the lib? erties of nations. "The British and Italian govern? ments are alarmed at the indefinite prolongation of the present state of conflict among nations. The peoples engaged in these antagonisms can bring nothing but ever-increasing misery to the peoples of the world at large, for they involve continued un? rest. Until these conflicts cease the betterment? of agriculture, industry and the interchange of commodities, on which the economic life of nations de? pends, cannot come into f?ll operation. Scarcity and high prices, with attend? ant privations and perils, are the in? evitable result. "Civilization itself, shaken and weak? ened by fivt?1 years of incessant war? fare, is menaced by the prospect. The British and Italian governments, there? fore, are united in urging that every effort should be made to bring to a conclusion the existing conditions of strife between nations." The official statement did not say whether diplomatic or military action was contemplated. The cor. fere nee concluded this eve? ning, when the premiers sent the fol? lowing telegram to Premier Millerand: "In finishing our Lucerne conference we send you a cordial salute and look forward with pleasure to the earliest occasion when both of us can meet your excellency." Premier Lloyd George, replying to a question of the newspaper corres? pondents, said he considered Presi? dent Wilson's present policy as re? gards Russia as inconsistent with his declaration with regard to the Prinki po conference. The Premier added that he had no wish nor intention of mixing into American internal mat? ters, lie made the same comment concerning France when he was asked about the recognition of Wrangel, saying: "That, is their affair." Agreement on All Points Claimed The Paris correspondent having asked if the questions to be considered at Aix had already been settled at Lucerne, Mr. Lloyd George referred him to Signor Giolitti. The Italian Pre? mier said that the Lucerne meeting was not a European conference, adding: "The points pending will be settled at Aix." Signor Giolitti said he though! there was no point on which there was not unanimous agreement. As the newspaper men left Mr. Lloyc George asked them not to worry hin any more. He told the Associated Pres correspondent that he was afraid hi would be compelled to curtail his holi day in Switzerland owing to the serious ness of the labor situation at home. There was one pathetic touch to thi meeting, when former King Constantim and former Queen Sofia of Greece, fron the balcony of the hotel watched Lloyi George, the man who had a large shar< in driving them from Greece, enterinj the hotel amid the cheering of thi crowd. It was after the conference that thi two premiers received about fort; newspaper correspondents at their ho tel. The newspaper men were handed : long communiqu? which had beei drafted by the premiers and which Ml Lloyd George, with a twinkle in his eyi said already had been sent to Londoi and Paris. "I took this precaution," Mr. Lloy George said, "in order not to have th wires clogged by press reports.. It wil also save you time and money." Won't Receive German Envoys Mr. LJoyd George wore a grey sui and was smoking a cigar. Signor Gic litti, who v. as dressed in black, sa on a sofa. The correspondents forme a ring about the two Premiers, wh asked the correspondents whether the had any questions to ask. The corre spondents had many but the replies t them generally were most diplomatii Both the statesmen, however, said the would not receive any German emis saries. ?Mr. Lloyd George asserted tha he had had no communication froi Vrir.ee Feis.il, King of Syria, but d( dared that he would have no objet lion to receiving him, should he com to Lucerne. The Italian correspondents bombare ed Giolitti with questions which h answered cautiously and slowb Several timos Lloyd George raise a laugh, in which he joined heartil; by referring his questioners to "ni friend Giolitti." The general impression is that th Lucerne meeting was more importar, than was first thought, and thei seems to be no doubt that a reliabl friendly understanding, which hither? had been lacking, wa: reached betwee the two Priemiers, and promises we for their coming meeting with ? VI '.rand. Mr. Lloyd George told the corn spondents that he probobly would r present at this meeting. Speaking < Danzig, Mr. Lloyd George laid emphi sis on the statement that the intei motion of communication there w. a violation of the Versailles treat' which must be respected. Poland, r declared, must be able to supply lie self by way of Danzig. "However, v have learned that ships were not sto] ped at Danzig." he added. LONDON. Aug. 23. That PremM Giolitti of Italy waited to talk wit Premier Lloyd George of Great Britai before replying to the American not relative to withholding recognitio from Soviet ?,riti?iu Is pointed out ? significant by > SmcerAe dispatch t The Times. Giolitti Would Recognize Soviet Premier Giolitti, the dispatch say is -hi full agreement with Preside! Wilson as to the maintenance of Polif independence,, but has given Italic Socialists a pled tro that he will grai recognition to tr.r Soviet governmen jutvfti r* reaton to believe, tilo 4i patch adds, that Lloyd George ap? proves the Italian position as to the urgency and expediency of extending such recognition as soon as peace is concluded between Poland and Russia. "The Italian point of view," it. con? cludes, "is that the Soviet government cannot continue to exist following the restoration of peaceful conditions in Russia." Premiers Lloyd George and Giolitti, at their conference, drafted a proposal to France recommending immediate action to procure for Poland her full rights under the treaty of Versailles, according to the Lucerne correspondent of the London Times. The decision 'reached after Premier Lloyd George had received the newest peace terms, adds the correspondent, constitutes a firm ro?stahlishniont of the Franco-British alliance. Premier Lloyd George sent a mes? sage to Premier Millerand, expressing hi: hope of holding another conference with the French Premier in the near future. This meeting, the correspond? en* adds, probably will take place at A;x-Lesbains during September. A virtual ultimatum, demanding a reply within the week, was sent to Moscow, continues the Times repre? sentative. It is thought probable that every available means will lie used to force a free passage from Danzig- to Poland, even employing troops if nesessary. It was also officially announced that an early resumption of negotiations between Italy and Jugo-Slavia had been directed. An official statement also was made, according to the correspondent, that no meeting with any official of the German government now in Switz? erland was contemplated by the Pre? miers. Minsk Delegates Make No Progress In Peaee Parley Poles Await Instructions From Warsaw; Relief Is Expressed That Soviet May Modif y Terms Now From The Tribune's European Bureau Cop> rlchl. ! 'el". New \'ork Trilj ne I ? c. LONDON, Aiig. 23, The armistice negotiations between the Poles and Russians at Minsk are still hanging lire, owing, it is said, to the attitude of the Poles, who are awaiting instruc? tions from their government. The press in Warsaw has raised a "unani? mous demand for a reaction from the Bolshevik peace terms," according to a Vienna message. The French advised the Poles to de? mand better terms, it is said. PARIS, Aug. 23 (By The Associate,! Press). The Polish peace delegates at Minsk have reported thai the Soviet representatives are increasing in sever? ity the published peace terms, demand? ing now htat 200,000 Polish workmen be given the arms the Bolsheviki hope the Polish army will lay down. WARSAW. Aug. 23 (By The Asso? ciated Press).- The Foreign Office an? nouncement, of Saturday night that Poland would not accept the Russian ! Soviet terms presented to the Polish peace delegates at Minsk refers t > those " submitted by M. Danishevsky, chairman oi' the Soviet delegation, at Thursday's, session of the Russo-Polish con iei'i. nee. The Polish delegation's instructions were to insist upon an hone rabie and durable peace, and it was said at the Foreign Office to-day tluit no new in? structions had been senx, As rapidly as possible the Polish delegates at Minsk are being informed b - wireless and otherwise of the Polish military successes, which, may result in revers? ing the situation, or at least greatly changing the terms the Soviet delegates presented at the opening of the nego tiat ions. It i- assumed hero that representa? tives of the Russian government pre? sented their peace terms at the confer? ence before the Polish delegates re? ceived word from Warsaw of the de? cided change in the military situation, which now favors Poland, 1; lieved in diplomatie circles the de 1. (.ra? tion sent from this city to Mil fully informed of military and other developments, but dispatches from it have given no hint that the news, has re: died it. One radio dispatch from Warsaw has been acknowledged by Gscrge Tchil cherin, who said it had been delivered to the Polish representatives at Minsl i. Polish officers h?ve been sent to Minsk with documents, having bei n . n safe conducl throui h the line? by the Bolsheviki. -??.?.?? Moslem Houd._ Approve Reds* Appeal to islam Famous Turkish Woman Re? former Rejects Bolshevik Principles for \lvr Country CONSTANTINOPLE. Aug. 22 < By The Associated Press). All leading Moslem re?jr?ous authorities in Ana? tolia have approved a proclamation, dated August 3, which has been dis? tributed broadcast in Anatolia, de c!:i;v"_* the principles of Bolshevism ar? .dentical with those of Islamism, because "based on democracy." It cr?s on all gcod Moslems to acci pi the tenets of Bol 'i. v Halide Edib Hanem, the famous Turkish woman reformer who fled to Angora to evade arrest by the British and to participate in Mustapha Ken.al Pasha's Nationalist movement, def initely rejects Bolshevism for Turk'v. An Angora dispatch says she and ?i ui members of the Mustapha Kem.a! Cab? inet have formed the nucleus of an anti-Bolshevita party, which is greatly in the minority. Halide said: "Bolshevism was fore. 1 upon Turkey unwillingly. Russia being the only nation recognising Turkey's right to live." Britain Will Consult Powers On Free Egypt World Conference Planned j as Soon as Final Pact for Independence of the Nile Country la ^Signed England To Be Privileged I ?- _ _ Moderate Protectorate To Be Continued; Move Caused by Anti-British Feeling LONDON, Aug. 123.- Negotiations in? cident to, the recognition of the inde? pendence of Egypt by Great Britain will take place between this country and the world powers as soon as a final agreement is signed by the Egyptian and British governments, says The Times. The final convention will be submitted for confirmation to the Brit? ish Parliament and the Egyptian As? sembly. It is probable the latter body will be asked to pass a new organic law em? bodying the new agreement and laying down the future constitution and rel? ative responsibilities of the ministry and sovereign. The Times adds that details will be worked out for a treaty of alliance which, it is hoped, will be negotiated as soon as the Egyptian delegation here returns home and re? ports the agreement to its country. Features of the agreement, as out? lined by the newspaper, include a guar? anty by Great Britain of Egypt's in? tegrity against, outside aggression. "Th< present system of placing advisers in diff?rent, ministries will be discon? tinued, but British officials will be ap? pointed to take over and carry ouf the operations of the Public Debt Com? mission and look after legislation re? garding foreigners. All British of? ficials who may be retained in th? Egyptian service or appointed in th, future will be responsible to Egyptiar heads of denartments. For the prcs/.ti Egyptian foreign dirjomatic^ agent; probably will be confined to countriei where Egypt has commercial interests and British representatives will ac elsewhere for her. Legislation affect ing foreigners may be vetoed by th? High Commissioner. Although no official pronouncemen is yet forthcoming regarding an; treaty of alliance which would recog nize Great Britain's privileged posi uon in Egypt, it is generally assumei by the English press that an agree ment, along this line has been reachet ?is a result of conversations betweei the mission headed by Viscount Mil ner add Egyptians. A violent anti-English agitation an< a demand for freedom began amon, Egyptian extremists with the inaugu ration of a British protectorate dut ing the war, and in recent months thi campaign has culminated in seriou demonstrations and assassination! During the war military rule in Egyp tended to keep down the demonstra fions, but. once peace was declare* the Egyptian nationalists came out i? full force. I he nationalists had a large delega ?ion in Paris during the peace confei once, who worked assiduously to ovei throw English power and to sprea propaganda, including allegations o British atrocities and misrule. The failure of the nationalstS i l'aris was followed by the adoption c desperate methods in Egypt. Britis officers and soldiers were assassinate and attempts were made oirthe lives c prominent members of the Egyptia government, under the protectorat Even now the trial is under wav ? Cairo of the so called "vengeanc gang," composed of Egyptian extremist who, it is alleged, cot together for tl avowed ourpose of assassinating Bri ish and pro-British Egyptians. Conditions in Egypt finally becan so bad that the British governmei some months ajro sent the commissic headed by Viscount Milner to invest gate. If the government has really d cided to grant Egypt independence will be because of the work of the con mission, which delved into all angh of the problem religiously and h.ecan informed on both sides of the questio O'Brianites Won't Go To Dominion Conferenc Oilier Irish Factions To E Represented; 700 Requests for Seats Received DUBLIN, Aug. 23. ? Seven hundri tickets have been issued for to-mo row's Dominion Home Rule conferen ol the Irish Moderates to represent tives of every section of Irish li except the Sinn Feiners and O'Brie ites, both of which have refused attend. At the conference will be prese nun who heretofore have been pron nenl Unionists. Nationalists nnd Mo ?rates, among them Colonel Nugent Everard, Lord Lieutenant of Coun Meath, whr is a son of Baron Plunk' i once Lord Bishop of London. Althou : not many Catholic priests have appli for tickets, t?tere will be some repi sentatives of the Catholics on the pli form, including Monsignor Ryan Tipperary. The chairman of the meeting pre ably will be Sir Stanley Harrington, large chemical manufacturer and Co missioner of National Education in I: tul, who has accepted Viscou French's offer of a seat in the Le Lieutenant's Advisory Council. Th- O'Brienites, Timothy and Maur: ??le'aly, William O'Brien, Eugene Cre? John tluiney, D- D. Sheehan and Jo Walsh, all former members of Pari ment, have jointly refused to atte the conference, on the ground that a moment when "measures are on f< to ',';,> the lives of the Lord Maj o? Cork and his fellow political pr . ?.t-.-rs," when Archbishop Mannix is fused admission to Ireland and wh "our country lies under the scoui of an atrocious military despotism," 1 only course is "to refuse to enter ir peace negotiations with Lloyd Geoi and refer him to the elected rep sentatives of the Irish people." I'lie putty headed by Stephen i'.'. ? nil, formed in April to advance un in Ireland, met this afternoon and < cided to attend the conference in si port of the views of Mr. Gwynn. Congressmen Accept Only OHieial Corean Hospital vCOKIO, Aug. '23.- Advices fr Corea say the party of American C gressmen has decided to decline all vitations for entertainment except t! .' official Corean reception and a a ioint Corean-Japanese reception. The party plans to go directly Fus in from Mukden and embark Fusan on a special Japanese stean It will proceed to Kobe, by way of Inland Sea, stopping at the sac island of Miyajima. Arrests of Coreans continue. Th ail god revolutionary leaders h imprisoned at Pyongyang, get her with three other persons 5 ? cu-.! of throwing a bomb at municipal building recently. Women Irish Sympathizers Picket British Consulate "We Will Keep Up Demonstration? Until We Are Jailed or Mayor MacSweney Is Released From Prison,'" Says One of Whitehall Street Marchers Half a dozen women sympathizer! with the Irish cause staged a picketing d?monstration yesterday in front ?if the British consulate at 44 Whitehall Street. Posters protesting against the imprisonment of Lord Mayor Mac? Sweney cf Cork, who is on a hunger strike in Brixton jail, London, and the "nefarious treatment" of othor leaders of the Irish insurgents were carried by the women, who were permitted by the police to continue marching. Maurya O'Brennan, a slight, middle aged woman and one of the paraders, said that she and her comrades were members of the American Women's Pickets for Enforcement of War Aims. The picketing, which started shortly after noon, wHl continue, she' said, until "we are jailed or Mayor Mac? Sweney is released from prison." Patrolman Ward, of the Old Slip sta? tion, was kept busy dispersing crowds that surrounded the pickets whenever one of them stopped for a moment. Police ?Sergeant Day stood by to give assistance. There was no attempt at violence, and Captain Gloster Arm? strong, British Consul-General on the eighth floor of the building, said he knew nothing of the picketing when [ informed by a Tribune reporter that the women were outside. "I'm not even interested," was the I consul-general's smiling comment. Helen Crowe, Helon Merriam and ' Eileen Lee Curran, the latter leading j lady with the Celtic Players, were | others on picket duty. Another said ! she was Dr. Gertrude E. Kelly, an offl | cer o'f the Irish Women's Council. Her | reply to questions was: "See the telegrams in this morning's ' papers." The telegrams referred to were mes j sages sent to Secretary of State Colby j by the Irish Women's Council, Irish ! Progressive League and Irish Liberal Society protesting against MacSwe ney's imprisonment. One of the posters said in large black letters: "British police and soldiers I forcibly entered Mayor MacCurtain's ? peaceful home and murdered him in cold blood, March, 1920." Another said: "And shall MacSweney die? And shall MacSweney die? There's 20,000,000 Irishmen Will know the reason why!" "We shall keep up picketing until we bring home to the British Consul here the nefarious outrages committed j against the Irish bv tho British au I thorities," declared Miss O'Brennan. WomanDrug Victim Deserted in Taxi Poisoned by Morphine ; Companion Flees After Placing Her in Auto When Edward S. Lanchaire, a taxi^ cab driver, stopped in front of 154 East Fifty-fourth Street at 11 o'clock and opened the cab door for a woman that had entered his taxi at Park Ave? nue and Fifty-thiret Street a short time before, he found his passenger uncon? scious. Dr. D. F. King, who was sum? moned from 651 Lexington Avenue, said she was suffering from morphine poisoning. She was sent to Flower Hospital and then to Bellevue. Lanchaire, who lives at 200 Packard Street, Laurel Hill, L. L, told the po? lice that he was hailed from the curb? ing by a man who had a woman com? panion. "She's sick," said the man. "I want you to drive her to 149 East Fifty fourth Street while I get some medi? cine. I'll join you there." The woman was placed in the cab, the driver said, and the man disap? peared. At 14!> East Fifty-fourth Street it was said that a couple known as Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Pedro had occupied a room there. At Bellevue the morphine victim gave her name as Marian Walsh, but gave tho name of Daniel Pedro as her "best friend," following a hospital require? ment. The police are looking for Pedro. 500 Convicts Revolt in Rome Jail; Troops Kill I Warders Attacked by Prisoners Before Soldiers Are Called to Suppress Uprising ROME, Aug. 23.- About five hundree prisoners in the Regina Coeli, the chie Roman prison, escaped from their cell: last night and attacked the warder: with parts ot bedsteads, doors ant benches. The keepers wore insuffi cient in number to cope with them anc troops were summoned. The prisoners disregarded the threat of the soldiers and orders to returi to their cells. The troops at last fire? upon them, killing one and woundini several. The Gionale d'ltalia points out tin coincidence of this disturbance with th Socialist meeting called to expr?s sympathy with political prisoners. Police Hunt Woman's Head Near Hell Gat. Report Leads to Belief !t Ma Belong to Torso Found Off Commun.paw Acting on a telephone call from man who said ho was George Dorse; of 347 East Forty-ninth Street, tli police of the Marine Division di? patched two launches to the vicinit of Hell Gate last night in que?t of woman's head which Dorsey reporte he had seen floating on the wate According to Dorsey he was passin East Ninety-second Street in his moto boat when he saw what appeared to t the head of a woman. Efforts to recover it, he said, wei fruitless owing to the strong tide. In the belief that if Dorsey's repo i.:- true, the head may be that of t! woman whose torso was found off Con munipaw last Tuesday, Lieutenant Mu 1er, of the Marine Division, sent number of officers to the snot wit instruction to remain until daybrei and recover it if possible. Powerf searchlights were playing on the wat> throughout the night. ' Surgeons Declare Slavin Has a Chance to Recov? John C. Slavin, the actor, who wi taken to St. Luke's Hospital tv weeks ago after a fight at tho Laml in which John McGraw, manager of t.l Giants, and William H. Boyd, an acte were said to be the principals, show continued improvement yesterday. SI vin, the surgeons say, has an ev chance to get well. ?? , . 60 Cases of German Toys Arrive in U. S. Special Dispatch to The Tribune BALTIMORE, Aug. 23.?The ?steamship Defiance, of the Ameri? can line, docked here to-day with sixty cases of German toys from Hamburg. Novelties on wheels, dolls, dishes and furred animals were among the first consignment of Christmas toys to reach this port four months in advance of the holiday season. Promises of Patronage Refused by Obregon Mexican Candidate Says He Will Take Office, if Elected, With !\o Obligations ?Special ruble to The Tribune Copyright, 1920, Now York Tribune Inc. MEXICO CITY, Aug. 23.?General Al? varo Obregon announced to-day that his friends could not count on him for favors should he be elected President. The statement was made in view of the large number of persons desirous of obtaining assurances that they would "be taken care of" should Obregon be elected President. General Obregon said he desired to take over the Presi? dency, if elected, without obligations of any character except those to the na? tion, and would not consider even polit? ical support during the campaign as binding him in his selection of those who are to cooperate with him in the administration of the government. Among those most insistent upon ob? taining some promise have been the ! members of the consular and diplo? matic services, who are not willing to leave Mexico for a few months if re- j movable on the inauguration of Obre? gon. General Obregon is unwilling to make promises even to these, many of whom are intimate personal friends of Bobles Dom?nguez, opposition candi? date for President, who has arrived in Puebla, where he was received with great enthusiasm. It is expected that the heaviest vote against Obregon will be cast in that section. Bov Who Intercedes For Horse Gets Lash ! Youth Is Rolling Up Sleeves to ; Tackle Driver When Police? man Interferes Jimmy Hayne, who is ten years old, ? and lives at 5513 Avenue O, Brooklyn, saw a man whipping a horse in the street rear his home yesterday and boldly interfered. "Stop that!" Jimmy commanded. When he had traced the authoritative voice to its diminutive source, the man laid his whip once or twice across Jimmy's back and then devoted his at? tention to the horse again. Jimmy was rolling up his sleeves and preparing to enforce his order and avenge the blow, when a patrolman arrested the driver. Ji'> said he was Pasquale Belantoni, of 1(396 East Fifty-fifth Street. When he was arraigned in Flatbush Police Court and Magistrate O'Xeill heard Jimmy's account of the affair and the testimony of two women, who said Belantoni frequently beat his horse and once had built a tire under it when it balked, the Magistrate told Belantoni he could pay a line of $t>C or spend ten days in jail. Belantoni retired to think it over. Syrian King May Visit U. S. LONDON, Aug. 23.?Prince Feisal, son of the King of the Hedjas, who ?iome time ago, was elected King of Syria, may ?ro to the United States fol? lowing his forthcoming visit to Eng? land, says a dispatch to The Times from Cairo, Egypt. No mention is made of the reason for the suggested trip to the United States, says The Times, but it is be? lieved here it would he for the pur poso of gaining the support of the ?American government for his policy I of Arabian nationalism. C^KivVV?jn Inerte Skoes * Former prices up to $12.00 Mid-Summer Reductions All Sport Shoes* Now at $7.95 80-82 Nassau street ^7oKt?\Vo??c? 1401-1403 Broadway 21-23 Cortlandt street iKejte?KoeS 131433 West 38 street 348 Fulton street Brooklyn 760,110 Civil Employees on U. S. Payrolls Increase of 339,358 Shown Since June 30, 1913, Ac? cording to Republican Na tionalCommitteeSeeretary Inquiry Reveals Waste Workers' Federation An? swered by Figures; Huge Sum of Taxes Consumed From The Tribunt'a Washington Itnrertu WASHINGTON, Aug. 23.-The pres? ent number of civil emp oyee* of the Federal government whose salaries are paid by the taxpayers, is 760.110, as compared with 420,572 on June 30, 1913, according to the figures of the Civil Service Commission. This was brought out to-dav in an answer by Clarence B. Miller, secre? tary of the Republican National Com? mittee, to L. C. Steward, president of the National Federation of Federal Em? ployees. This organization had takfen exception to Mr. Mi.ler's public state-' ment that the horde of unnecessary government employees should be dis? missed. Mr. Miller says, in part: "The main burden of your complaint is that, even if we cut off the. unneces? sary employees in the orovernment ser? vice, the amount saved would not be so very great and that the high cost of living would not be reduced en? tirely by so doing. My answer is that we should cut off waste >vnerever we find it and that one way to reduce the high cost of living is to cut off need? less government expenditures, which inevitably materially increases the cost of living. It was never asserted that. by cutting off these unnecessary em? ployees, the entire cost of livine: ques? tion would be answered. To cut them off, however, is an important step in the right direction. - Living Cost Not Discussed "You labor under a serious misap? prehension in your second paragraph. You enter upon a discussion that the cost of labor is not the first element in the high cost of living. 1 made no suggestion or no statement that could include any such discussion. I am not talking about how much labor costs in regard to the high cost of liv? ing. I am saying that any large num? ber of unnecessary employees in the government service increases the cost of living, in that the cost thereof has to be paid by the American people in taxes, and taxes form a part of the i cost of living. I am not saying how | much necessary employees should re- ! ceive. I am saying unnecessary em? ployees should not be kept on the ! payroll at public expense at any price. ? Any system of government under i which ten men are kept busy on a job i which five men can do is wasteful and ? extravagant and must inevitably7 place j a heavy burden upon the taxpayers of? the country. j "In your discussion of the number of employees, it is evident you have not acquainted yourself with the facts; otherwise, you certainly would not have made any of the statements you did make. Here is a table carefullv i compiled from the records of the Civil i Service Commission, giving the number of employees in the government serv? ice, both inside and outside of the Di^- [ trict of Columbia: In Dist Ou'si'lt? Employees on of Col. I? C. Total. .Tune 30. 1013.. H 0.11 n 390.563 420,572 Juno 30. 1016.. 32.544 409.931 447.477. \ April 6, 1 91 T . . 37.90S 477.5 7.', 465,4S4 N'ov n. 1918. .117,454 604.27? 811,732 Juno 30. 1919..100.640 675.538 776.178 Feb. 20, 1920.. .100.110 ?660.000 760.110 'Estimated. "From these, you will observe that, \ considering totals only?and we are : considering totals only, as I am not re? ferring specifically to the District o? | Columbia alone?the number at the end of Taft's Administration was 420,000, ! while the .lumber last February was - 760,110. These are the last authentic figures. The number on the date we enteicd the war, April 6, 1017. was 465, ?183, which was an increase of some 45, 000 during the four peace years of this Administration. Need of Reduction Shown "My proposition was to discharge the hordes of employees taken on during the war period, whose services are cer? tainly no longer needed by the govern? ment; and get back at least to where we were before the war. That means practically 300.000. Therefore when you say there arc about 640.000 employees you are mistaken by simply 120 000. In? stead of there being 40.000 left to do the government work, there will be 160,000, exclusive of the Postoffice De? partment, as many as were -ver re? quired during peace years. "I note what you say in reference' to the War Risk Bureau. If there is one place on this earth where employees should be discharged it is in the War Risk Insurance Bureau. We have a I ways had two or three timei a. -, i in that hursau as they could ?J.?' i use. What they need there is ? kT?** number of skilled and va',m0u "^ ployees, not a horde of inromp.?,!** I don't know of any one but aditm* a number of rmpioyee3 in the WarV"' Insurance Bureau is twice as ?n?.?* the situation required. *? "The point I wish to wake mi | hereby repeat, is that during r*t years the government service ha? iw. filled with a horde of employee? %,\ services are not necess&ry 35 should be eliminated from the',.,,,7' Those who remain in the servi;? ? j] the government's w rk ?-hou.<J be ?> me government s w rk petent and should t ;, ? r, able and proper for ;he - Altendorf Says Germans Caused Black Tom Kingston Explosion Also Said to Have Been Work 0f Enemy Conspirators JUAREZ, Mcx., Aug. 23.-Dr ps ? Altendorf, who says he was an Am ? can ?Secret Service ag<-nt durin? t?" European war, asserted r?r? *0?4 that he had direovcred fact? ?.??j; would force Germanv to pay foj '.'"' damage done in the Kingston and lia Tom explosions and to make pmuZ concerning those who lost their Htm""' Dr. Altendorf, who Is being dspoL from ...exico as an "undesirable C eigner" by order of the new provision government, arrived her? to-dav ntiT. guard. He said that, under conimiM;0. of American insurance companei L had discovered in Mexico a Gera*?* whose name he jave, who was the pe?' petrator of the two explosions, w?,',' property valued at millions, of d0|'l! was destroyed and several lives *??. lost. "I had -net this German previous, in Mexico," said Altendorf, "and I ?. ' '?' ' ' ?? ? ;:s'-vheiJ abouts. The discovery and proof rf this man's deeds will force Germany? pay indemnity." Altendorf was refused admitUn? I into the United S* :;?.?* ur.til he coc' ! show proof of citizenship. Imnuirrj' tien authorities at El Paso refum3 I admit Altendorf without a passpor" The American Coi tel ir? baa am irstructions from the Sttte Depart! ment. -.-._ Rumania Joins Middle Europe's 'Little Entente Accepte Czech-Jugo-Slav Agree ment in Its Entirety, Says Bucharest Dispatches VIENNA, Aug. 22. ? Rumania hi, I joined the Czech-Jugo-Slav agreement in its entirety, according to. Buchara? lispatches receired here to-day. Dr. Eduard Bones. Czecho-Slon. Foreign Minister, is q :oted a, havirjf said at an official dinner that .he par pose of the agreement was to stcur? peace and order in Middle Emope ate as having declared the Danube feden tion "pure nonsei The Vienna Neue Freie Presse tars that British and Fren:h circles, whili not interfering, regard Dr. Benes's at tivities with displeasure and do nc view with equanimity the creation t. treaties and agreements upon which they have, not been consulted. Rome advices on August 13 ?eport?; that an agreement had b?en reache . between the Prague, Belgrade ar.J Bucharest governments. cal?t-d tk ?'Little Entente," for the se If-protection of Czhcho-Slovakia, Serbia and Ro? mania, against Russia or enemies ?: the. Balkans. British and Greeks Move To Block New Turk Drive Advancing South of Brusa. Where Nationalists Killed 20 and Wounded 60 CONSTANTINOPLE. A.;g. 23 ( The Associated Press).?British ace Greek columns are advancing in direction of Eskishehr, sever.ty-sfvt: mili s southeast of Bru sa, from tin Ismid ore;, to pu* down a new Nation? alist offensive which on Saturday re? sulted in twenty persons killed, includ? ing one British officer, and sixty wounded. The offensive against the Allies it that sector began on Saturday with i surprise attack on the Greeks bivouac ing at Baghchejik, fifty miles east >'? Bru .. . French troops are advancing irc? Aintab, sixty miles northeast of Aleppo. to attack Marash, ninety-five mm northwest of Aleppo. Hard fighting u reported. 6 Bell-ans H^^SeS fefi-,:-- ANS FOR 1NDI6EST10? cCutcheon'j Men's Furnishings At 20% Reduction To better acquaint our patrons with our new and e _ Men's Furnishings Dept "" Tradf "ark are continuing thruout week the sale of the stoc s this Department at a reduction of from the regolar selling price. Sale of Manhattan Shirts During the current week only this de? servedly popular brand of shirt ;.s being placed on sale at a reduction of 2?r?. Men's Department: 33rd Street Entrance Fifth Avenue, 34th and 33rd Sts.