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Increasing cloudiness tonight; slightly warmer tonight: tomorrow unsettled, followed by rain. Tem perature for twenty-four hours end ed at 2 p.m today: Highest. 53, at noon today; lowest, 31, at 6:30 a.m., today. Full report on page 4. Closing N. Y. Stocks and Bonds, Page 14 V* *)Q fliO Entered as second-class matter -o,utu. post office Washington. D. C. DICTATOR AT ONCE FOR BERLIN, OR WAR, BAVARIA DEMANDS Threatens to Move Forward Troops on Frontier Unless Ultimatum Is Obeyed. , SHOOTING IS REPORTED [ ON THURINGIAN BORDER Midnight Session of Rump Cabinet Makes Official Quotations of Reichsbank. R- the Associated Press. BERLIN, November n.—The Bava rian government, it is learned au thoritatively. has sent a letter to Chancellor Stresemann demanding the creation of a dictatorship for the jeich based on the Bavarian model. •The letter adds that unless such a dictatorship is established in Berlin forthwith the Bavarian government intends to send the troops now con centrated on the Bavarian frontier gainst the capital. I Paris Hears of Vltinintuin. PARIS. November 3.—A Havas dis patch from Berlin says it is learned authoritatively that the .Bavarian government has sent an ultimatum to • ’hancellor Stresemann demanding the establishment of a nationalist dic tatorship. The Bavarian government, the dispatch adds, intends moving for ward the troops now assembled at the frontier unless such a dic tatorship is created with the briefest (delay. SHOOTING IS REPORTED. v bavarian Bands Grow Aggressive on Thuringian Border. [ BV HIRAM K. MODKRWELL. JBy Caole to The Stnr and Chicago Daily News. Copyright, 1983. j BERLIN, November 3. "Shooting on the Thuringian border.’’ ; This furnishes the real comment on the Stresemann cabinet crisis. Ac cording to Thuringian sources, this shooting by Bavarian illegal bands now mobilized on the border was not replied to by the Thuringian police outposts. Its significance lies in the Indication of growing aggressiveness on the part of monarchists, now that the socialists have been forced to re sign from the cabinet. The monarchinsts are openly boast ful that November 9—the fifth anni versary of the German republic—will f. be a day for settling accounts with “the November criminals." meaning all republicans, but especially the socialists. The moderates are seeking to pre vent a "swing to the right" in the government. The democratic party has served notice that it will 'leave the coalition if the nationalists are taken in. President Ebert yesterday threatened to resign the presidency « f Germany if the -cabinet swung farther to the right. But all attempts to prevent a reactionary wave would seem hopeless. All eyes now are turned toward the Thuringian border. S MOVE TO CHECK MARK. Cabinet, in Midnight Session. Fixes Exchange Rate for Berlin. By the Associated Press. . t BERLIN, November 3.—New York’s appraisal of the mark on the basis of one and two-third trillion to the dollar moved Chancellor Stresemann to convoke a midnight session of his rump cabinet at which several emer gency ordinances were proclaimed for the purpose of forestalling a Similar collapse of the mark in Berlin. The government now will permit payments to be made in foreign cur rencies, although it is prohibited to specify gold exchange as the sole medium of payment. The fading, paper mark will still rank as the (Continued on Page 2, Column 2.) ' capperToHe MARKETAGENCY • Outlines Program of Things He Believes Congress Should Accomplish. By the Assoclstcd Press. TOPEKA, Kan., November 3.—A Jwidor European market for American products developed, either through the War Finance Corporation or through creation* of a federal mar keting corporation, should be one of tiie aims of the coming session of Congress Senator Arthur Capper said |i. a .statement today. He expressed *he belief that the farm bloc will par ticipate in a move to enact such leg islation as agriculture Is believed to peed. The senator enumerated an outline tof things he believed the Congress should do at Us coming session. They follow: Reduce freight rates on farm prod ucts. Give every encouragement to co operative marketing. Revise tariff further downward, on farmers’ necessities. Enact the truth-ln-fabric bill. Make further reductions in appro priations. Draft new program of public ex penditures to lighten tax burden. Accept Henry Ford’s offer to de velop Muscle Shoals. Encourage early development of great lakes-St. Lawrence waterway Enact a soldiers’ bonus. Provide a constitutional amend ment prohibiting further issues of tax-free bonds —federal, state and municipal. Congress must see to the vigorous enforcement of the liquor laws and permit no amendment to the Volstead act that will weaken It. There can be po backward steps in the enforcement ,pf prohibition. Swedish Crown Prince Weds Niece of British Monarchs Simplicity Marks Rites Conducted Be fore Crowned Heads in Chapel Royal of London . By the Associated Press. LONDON, November 3.—Before the [ancient altar of the intimate little Chapel Royal, in St. James’ Palace, 1 '"“I' where many a king and queen jp gfet have been mar* | ried since ~ the » days of Henry VIII. Crown 'af Prince Gustave i Adolph of Sweden / - ft this afternoon took as his sec- L *. ond bride I.ady tPliiik M febt. Louise Mountbat- §L IHh ,<-n - niece of '.he reigning sov.-r --"‘gns ~f Britain e There was ii.-m --*■■■ “ wc-c the splendor i ■ grandeur the ceremony such as the wed dings of royalty in vast Westmin ster Abbey have known. It was as simple as could be, considering the high estate of the bridegroom and the bride and the presence of so many royal witnesses, ambassadors and titled aristocrats. Fewer than 300 persons were able to find seats within the narrow confines of the chapel. Prince Gustave wore the uniform of a general of the Swedish army. His brother. Prince Wilhelm, in naval uniform, was best man. The bride, wearing a gown made PLANS FOR SOVIET WAR m PARIS Secret Reports on Discussion by Chiefs Lead tp Belief of Big Bluff. - BY PAUL SCOTT MOWREK. By Cable to The Star and Chicago Dally News. Copyright, 1923. PARIS, November 3. —Secret docu ments have reached Paris confirming reports that soviet military chiefs re cently have discussed military inter vention by Russia in behalf of the German communists in case the latter 1 find themselves faced by a "superior j enemy”—which might mean the Ger i man nationalists and which might j mean France. The discussion followed the recent appointment of Unschlicht as high po litical commissioner to the red army. | Unschlicht during the war, the writer , is informed, was a Secret agent be- ■> tween the German staff and bolshevistl exiles. He was implicated in 1917. with Parvus, Trotsky and Lenin, in j an affair of high treason. He is a | member of the central, committee of I the bolshevist party', and is known I | to be a partisan of a Russo-German I political and military alliance. One of Unschlicht’s first acts on as suming his new office was to convene an extraordinary military conference, participated in by more than fifty chiefs of the soviet army. Personnel of Conference. Those in attendance included Sklian sky, acting president of the revolution ary military council; Kameneff, gen- i eralissimo of the red army: Debedeff, chief of staff; Schein.ann, commander of the red artillery; Rosenholz, com mander of aviation; Boudienny, com mander of cavalry: Seeboth, chief of the secret service, and Mejnisky, head of the military cheka. The principal document laid before the conference was a report of the political bureau of the communist party, whose five members are said to be the real government of Russia. This report envisaged intervention by the red army on behalf of the German communists, in accordance with the following plan: Plan* of Intervention. First, mobilization: second, concen tration of red troops on the Polish frontier; third, remaining quiet, but vigilant, until the decisive moment of the communist uprising in Germany, then striking rapidly through Po land. trying to effect a junction yvlth the Germanyeds. Several or the military chiefs not only favored Intervention, but object ed to postponing it any further. Ac cording to the documents now in Paris, Rosenholz was one of those who urged immediate action, which would give Russia the benefit of sur prise. Boudienny also proposed im mediate action, not only against Po land, but also against Latvia, taking Hid holding Riga, whence the Rus sians might effect a liaison with the Germans. Ipside opinion here is still unde cided whether the bolshevists, in threatening German intervention, are in earnest or merely bluffing. The | best judges, however, incline toward the latter view. t CART. WATSON RELIEVED OF DESTROYER COMMAND Successor Named to Officer to Be Tried for Wreck of Seven Navy Craft. By the Associated Press. SAN DIEGO, Calif., November 3.-: — Commander R. R. Adams has been placed In temporary command of the Eleventh Destroyer Division, relieving Capt. E. H. Watson, who is to be tried by general court-martial for al leged responsibility for the Honda disaster. Announcement of this change was made on the flagship Melville. * Capt. Watson will be the first of ficer to face the court, which will i meet Monday to try eleven officers involved in the Honda disaster, in which seven destroyers were lost. He is the first officer concerned who has been replaced. * « COOLIDGE CLUB FORMED. LOS ANGELES, Calif., November 3. —A group of 100 republicans from various sections of southern Cali fornia yesterday formed the Los Angeles Republican Club, an organ ization pledged to work for the nomination and election of President Coolldge in 1924. W\t Aliening J V _ WITH SUNDAY MORNING EDITION L/ from a fine piece of Indian silver gauze, which had been given her by her uncle, the Grand Duke of Hesse, was accompanied to the altar by her brother, Lord Louis Mountbatten. Her train was of the same material and her veil of honiton lace was the one given by Queen Victoria to her daughter, Princess Alice, as. her mar riage to the Grand Duke of Hesse. The sleeves of the untrimmed bridal gown were long and close-fitting, so long, In fact, that the bride did not wear gloves. Her silver shoes had low heels. She carried a small bou quet of lilies, quaintly arranged. As the short bridal procession moved up the aisle the hymn. "Lead Us, Heavenly Father,” was sung by the choir. It was followed by the Sixty-seventh Psalm, "God be merci ful unto us.” Acting as bridesmaids were the four princesses of the royal house in Greece—Margaret, Theodora, Ce cilia and Sophie—daughters of Prince Andrew and nieces of the bride. The bride’s train was home by her little nephew and niece, the Earl of Medina and Lady Tatiana Mountbatten. chil dren of the Marquis of Milfordhaven. who is Lady Louise’s brother. The first part of the marriage cere mony was conducted by the Arch bishop of Canterbury, the second part by the Bishop of London, who is dean of the Chapel Royal. At either side of the bride and (Continued on Page 2. Column 3.) Million in Bills Burned Because Raise Is Refused By the Associated Press. ___ GENOA, Italy, November 3. Nicola Pellegrini, a bank clerk, is in jail, charged with burning nearly a million lire’s worth of banknotes in revenge against the Bank of America and Italy be cause he was refused an Increase in salary. , Pellegrini received $25 a month and told the bank officials that this was not enough to live on. "When his request -for more money was refused he is alleged to have tak en the notes from the bank to his home, saturated them with gaso line and-then watched the flames consume them. pinchoTlllon DISPDIEHALTED [Treasury Secretary Pub lishes Statement Ending Dry Law Controversy. The Mellon-Pinchot argument over prohibition enforcement was brought to an end so far as the Treasury is concerned by a statement pub lished today from Secretary Mellon that any such controversy was futile; that the government was doing the best it could with the appropriation available, and that Congress should increase the appropriation. Secreary Mellon did not direct his statement to Gov. Pinchot in the form of a letter replying to • the governor’s charges of laxity in en forcing the Volstead act. But the statement was designed to serve as a reply. Instead of attempting a detailed answer to the various inquiries of the governor, Mr. Mellon said he purposed to confine himself to "a statement of the efforts to enforce the law that have been made In Pennsylvania and throughout the country.” Discusses Federal Problems. At the same time, Mr. Mellon went into the problems with which the federal enforcement officials have had to deal. In addition to money, Mr. Mellon said that “patience, persever ance and united effort are necessary to the undertaking.’.* "Despite all hindrances," the secre tary added, "I believe that with suffi cient enlargement of our equipment and forces, together with a more ac tive co-operation upon the part of local authorities. the eighteenth amendment and Ihe national prohi bition act can be enforced as any other law. To this end the best eS forts of this department will be di rected.”: Without making further reference to Mr. Pinchot or any of his various Interrogatories, the Treasury head called attention to the appropriation of $8,500,000 with which he was ex pected to 1 ' make the law effective in “forty-eight states, the District of Columbia, Porto Rico and the ter ritories of Hawaii and Alaska.” Hablta Radically Revolutionized. "The eighteenth amendment pro posed a radical 'revolution in the social habits of a people,” the Secre tary said. “It was evident at the time of its adoption that it could not be immediately wholly enforced, but all understood it to be an undertak ing of years, and one which neces sarily must be progressive In its character That It is a task of su preme difficulty the experience of this department for the last four years has abundantly proved This diffi culty is further aggravated by the fabulous prices offered for illicit liquors and the consequent oppor tunities for large and easy gain. While a great deal has been accom plished, much has failed of accom plishment. Patience, perseverance and united effort are necessary in the undertaking.” Mr. Mellon said that “by far the greatest problem” In enforcement is the checking of rum running and unlawful importations from foreign countries. Coaat Guard Effective. The coast guard, the Secretary said, is doing "very effective service” against rum runners, but with the other duties with which It is charged, he added, its equipment is wholly in adequate. He announced that the de partment had under consideration (Continued on Page 2, Column L) AVASHINGTON, D. C„ SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3.. 1923-THIRTY PAGES. * \ “TUNED IN” ON GERMANY. HEARINGS TO OPEN ON TRAFFIC RULES “Death doles’’ on 14th Street Called Stuff” |by Britten. * I Senator is. Heisler Ball of Delaware, chairman of the Senate District com mittee, will start hearings on Mon day regarding traffic regulation In the District of Columbia. The first subject discussed will be the so-called "death poles" on 14th street, betveen I and K streets. In spector A. JJ. Headley, chief of the traffic bureau, will be the first wit ness. ’ This was decided today when Rep resentative Fred Britten of Illinois conferred Senator Ball, after having vitgited the District officials, including the engineer officer. At the hearing Senator Ball will have before him a letter from Rep resentative Britten caustically con demning these poles and the officials who allow them to remain as an obstruction to traffic and a menace to life. | Representative Britten in his con ferences w.th Senator Ball and the District officials today referred to the “death posls" as "small tow r n stuff.” as “silly, rJmsensical, worthless.” He told themlthat such regulations as allow* them to remain as an impedi ment to tiiiffic and a menace to life "might toj_ justice to a one-horse town, but ihave no place in a great city like Washington.” * He boldly declared his impression that they are allowed to remain in the street "in conformity w’ith the silly whim of gome street railway man. rather than through the best judgment of the District officials or the bureau in charge of traffic regu lations." Representative Britten said today that he will not rest until "this death trap” is loved. ADMIRAL BEATTY ASKS FOR RELIEF AS SEA LORD I By the A»socl«f|ed Press. LONDON, I November 3. —Admiral Beatty has. asked to be relieved of the post of first sea lord of the ad miralty at t n 'early date and may quit within a fety weeks, according to the Westminister Gazette. Reports ol his resignation were cur rent last July during the controversy over the question of a separate air force for tile fleet, but the Westmin ster Gazette says his present definite step is not Ussociated with that issue. ONLY TWO NATIONS HAVE PEACE HOPE, SAYS CRANE By the Associat ed Press. NEW YORK, November 3.—Turkey and Czechoslovakia are the only safe nesting piatfes left .to the dove of peace in continental Europe in the opinion of C. R. Crane, former min ister to China, who arrived on the steamship Jwijestlc after an extensive tour abroad. Reviewing* conditions he had found in European states, Mr. Crane said that the Gfrman middle class had been virtually wiped out, their liberal political strength gone and their ris ing generation in despair. Moscow, Mr. Crane said, was in desperate straits, wlwle the Russian soviet frantically means to raise revenues; that Turkey was taking new steps toward becoming a stand ardized republic, and Bulgaria was deserving 6t the gratitude of the major powers for having stemmed the communist sweep over Europe. Dorothy Dix The World’s most wide ly read woman news- ! paper writer, joins the staff of regular Star con tributors. „ Her articles will ap pear daily in The Evening Star w Beginning Next Monday Gen . Bandholtz Retires as Head Os Army District With the approval of the Presi dent. upon recommendation of Secretary Weeks, Brig. Gen. Harry H. Bandholtz. commanding the District of Washington, has been promoted to major general upon the eve of his retirement, which takes place tomorrow. Col. H. S. Hawkins, commanding the 3d Cavalry at Fort Myer, will automatically assume command of the District of Washington, includ ing all the troops in this vicinity, and retain the command until re lieved by a general officer, regu larly detailed to that duty by the War Department. Walter H. Gordon, commandant of the Infantry School at Fort Bennings, Ga., and William H. Hay, on leave In California, are promoted to major generals. Col. Charles J. Symonds and Col. Le Roy S. Upton were approved to be brigadier generals. ZEVCILIGER WAITSINFRANCE Victory Over My Own May Mean New Interna tional Match. By the Associated Presa. / PARIS. November 3.—An offer to match Epinard against Zev in a race to be run in France next April or May will be forwarded to Harry F. Sin clair by the French Jockey Club, should Zev defeat My Own and the other cracks at Latonia this after noon. The assent of Pierre Wertheimer, owner of Epinard. to the holding of a match race has already been ob tained. with the distance, stakes and other details to be discussed later. The race, according to the present plan, would be run at the Longchamp course by the French Society for the Encouragement of Horse Racing under auspices of the French Jockey Club. • Epinard Proves Class. The superiority of Epinard in the French 1923 field of horses racing is unquestioned. The organizers of the proposed match are prepared to put up stakes which would make the match Inter esting to the winner. It seems possi ble, however, that a hitch would be likely to come over the distance, as Eugene Leigh, American trainer of Epinard, is not desirous of sending his charge over a longer distance than a mile. RACE TO MAKE HISTORY. Meeting of Thoroughbreds Mo mentous Event in Kentucky. Special Dispatch to The Star. CINCINNATI. November 3.—This afternoon the long-looked-for arid widely discussed meeting of Harry F. Sinclair’s Zev and Admiral Cary T. Grayso'n’s My Own will have its ful fillment and settle, once and for all. the mooted question as to which of the sterling colts Is entitled to the three-year-old championship of the year. The probable outcome of a clash between the two giants has long been the foremost topic of dis cussion among lovers of the thor oughbred horse and they will be greatly relieved when this agitating question is decided with the running of the Latonia championship stakes scheduled to start at 4:30 p.m., east ern time. Turf History to Be Made. Their meeting under silks and at the thorough testing distance of a mile and three-quarters means that turf history is to be made at the his toric old Covington course. Then, too, the fact that they are to com© to gether and definitely decide suprem acy among their rank for the year makes the contest the greatest that could be fraiAed from American ma terial, If not the best that could be created If the matchmaker, Col. Matt J Winn, had had the entire world to draw from. The race will eclipse anything in the annals of American turf and promises to be bitterly con tested from the barrier’s rise to the gold-balled pole that marks the fin ish. The winner will be handed" down to posterity and Latonia will take Its place as the racing center of Amer- the racing secretary cleaned (Continued on Page 2, Column 4.) LLOYD GEORGE DEL AMID MANY ADIEUS British Ex-Premier and Fam ily Sail for England on Majestic. By the Associated Press. NEW YORK. November 3.—David Lloyd George, former premier of Great Britain, sailed for, home on the steamship Majestic today, after a tri umphant tour of American cities with his wife. Dame Margaret, and daugh ter. Miss Megan. Right up to the mhiute of sailing, in his cabin and on the broad decks of the steamer, he was besieged by officials and delegations wishing him Godspeed. Among those who called to say farewell were John W. Davis, former ambassador to the Court of St. James, who was host to the former pre mier during his stay in New York; Sec retary James J.. Davis of the Depart ment of Labor; Sir Henrv Thornton, president of the Canadian National Railways, and R. A. C. Smith, head of a delegation of the citizens’ committee of New York. Receiving ’newspaper men. Mr. Lloyd George said; "I am very sorry to leave - this hospitable country and warm-hearted people.” A laudatory resolution was present ed him on behalf of ship news re porters. In acknowledging it the former premier said the sentiments expressed would be a great help to him "In the struggles to come.” "We are just at the beginning of big things.” he added. “And I am not through with them.” Will Take ■ Rest. Asked what he Intended to do when he returned to England, he said he would have a rest, adding: "But a rest never lasts very long.” Replying to questions concerning his impressions of American au diences, Mr. Lloyd George said he had found "the American people very In terested in European affairs; very In terested in the point of view. They wanted to hear, whether they agreed or not.” The American people, Mr. Lloyd George continued, made very good audiences and were up to the very best, adding: “Everywhere I went I was welcomed. That touched me most of all. They were very glad to see me.” As to the effectiveness of any co operation between Great Britain and the United States, as urged by Mr. Lloyd George in his addresses on this con tinent. he said: “It - depends upon whether you follow through.” Must Go Through. If there- Is any doubf on the part of France that England and America don’t Intend to go through, then it won’t go through, he said. Great Britain and the United States made a contribution to the world war without which, said the former pre mier, France today would be a vassal state, and therefore France cannot help giving consideration to our points of view, especially as France In the world war was fighting for her own land, whereas Great Britain and the United States went in for the cause. The former premier emphatically declared in his opinion if the repara tions program was agreed upon by Great Britain, the United States and France, the difficulties of Eutope could be cleared up. Caruso" 1 s Widow to Be Bride Os Scotch Army Officer Soon By the Associated Press. NEW YORK, November 3.—Paris newspaper reports that Mrs. Enrico Caruso, formerly ' Dorothy Park Ben jamin of New York, was engaged to marry Capt. E. A. Ingram, a Score man, were con firmed by members of the Benjamin family, In New Y<yk, the New York Times said today. Mrs. Caruso's rel atives declined to make a formal an nouncement of the engagement on the XKS. CABUBO. ground that they had not been spe cifically Instructed to do so. but ad mitted they had received word that the wedding would take place in about three weeks in England. Mrs. Caruso first met Capt. Ingram “From Press to Home Within the Hour ” The Star is delivered every evening and Sunday morning to Washington homes at 60 cents per month. Telephone Main 5000 and service will start immediately. Nothing Remains To Be Done, Says Harvey, Sailing By flip Associated Press. SOUTHAMPTON, England. No vember 3.—George Harvey, the re tiring American ambassador, ac companied by his wife and their granddaughter, Dorothy Thompson, sailed for New York today on the Aquitanla. Replying to newspa per men's questions as to why he was leaving England, Mr. Harvey said: “The truth is that there is noth ing left for me to do here. It Is better “that I should go home and work for the great cause of Hrit ish-Amerlcan friendship. If these two great countries do not hang together there is nothing left for the world—that is my firm convic tion, and my countrymen aia, of the same opinion.” VETEiOIEAU AUTONOMY BLAMED President Said to Favor Plac ing Organisation in Some Department. President Coolldge favors reorgani zation of the Veterans’ Bureau, and was represented yesterday as believ ing the affairs of this organization could be more efficiently conducted if placed under one of the departments, thus having a cabinet member as its responsible head. This arrangement might put to an end the periodic disturbances that have so prominently characterized its administration during the past few years, it was pointed out. At present the bureau is at a disadvantage prin cipally because it has not a cabinet head to present its affairs when the President and his cabinet hold their regular bi-weekly sessions. A White House spokesman said that this bureau spends virtually one-sixth of the total expenditure of the federal government. This alone, the President is represented as be lieving. is sufficient to make it im perative to place it within a depart ment. According to the plan for reorganizing the federal departments as prepared by Walter F. Brown, which was approved last winter by President Harding and which is now before President Coolidge for his approval, the. Veterans Bureau will be placed under what is to be known as the Department of Public Welfare. This department also will include the bureau of education, the pension bu reau, the department of public health and other bureaus and divisions now scattered. GETSIMEASE iDERB PLANS Department of Agriculture j Employes’ Average Sal ary to Be $1,995. The 4.776 employes of the Depart ment of Agriculture in Washington are to receive an average net in crease of $134 in salary above the present base pay plus the “bonus.” ac cording to figures made available to day by the personnel classification board. This brings the average sal ary from $1,861 up to $1,955. The Department of Agriculture has the largest number of professional apd scientific employes of any gov ernment establishment in the Capi tal. These 1,115 employes in the pro fessional and scientific service are to receive an average net increase of s2ll, bringing the average salary for this service, from $3,019 to $3,230. The 471 employes in the subprofes sional service whose present salaries an average net increase of $64, or increased to an average of $1,563. which is an average net increase of S6B. In the clerical, administrative and fiscal service the 2,281 employes get an average net increase of $64 or from $1,727 to $1,791. The 909 employes in the custodia, service are increased to an average of s4l above their present base pay plus the bonus. The present average sal ary for this service in the depart ment is $965 and it is increased to an average of SI,OOO. A table showing how reclassifica tion affects the .employes of the De partment of Agriculture by services is printed on page 4 of The Star today. ITALIAN SENATE TO MEET. ROME, November 3.—The reopening of the senate has been set for Novem ber 12, when the electoral reform law ■ passed by the last chamber will be dis j cussed. There will be the usual inter . pellations, but otherwise a quiet session is expected. last August, on the Lido, her rela tives said, and added that the ro mance began when the captain start ed giving her swimming lessons. They are at present in Paris. The marriage of Mrs. Caruso to the famous tenor took place in 1916, when she was twenty-five. Under Caruso's will his widow received a large estate and an anmial income from his phonograph records of ap proximately $250,000. LODGE PICKS COOLIDGE. By the Associated Press. PROVIDENCE. R. 1., November 3. — Declaring that he feels that President Coolidge will be the presidential nominee of the republican party In 1924, Senator Henry Cabot Lodge of Massachusetts expressed the convic tion her© yesterday that the six New England states will rally behind their native son. The senator’s statement was loudly applauded by a crowd, comprising members and guests of the Women’s Republican Club, that •tilled Elks’ auditorium to capacity. Yesterday’s Net Circulation, 92,971 ECONOMIC PARLEY HOPE VANISHING IN FACE OF OBSTACLES French, Suspect Motives of British, Not Sure of U. S. Position. PARIS SEES PLOT TO LET BERLIN ESCAPE PAYMENT Herrick Meets Poincare—Coolidge Raps Limits Placed on Conference. BV PAUL SCOTT MOWHF-H. liy '"able to The Star and Chicago Pally New*. Copyright, 1923. RARIS, November 3.—Negotiations between Great Britain, France and the United States for a commission of experts to estimate Germany's capac ity to pay apparently have broken down, and the whole project now threatens to vanish into a thin wisp of smoke. It is considered axiomatic here that there can never be a general settle ment of the reparations problem un til the questions of the German debt, the allied war debts and continental security arc considered as a single whole. The United States, in reiterating to Great Britain its willingness to be represented on the comission of ex perts. expressly reserved the whole question of war debts. To this reser vation France has replied by ex pressly reserving the question of tb* total debt of Germany. The only thing the experts could investigate in these circumstances would be Germany's capacity for im mediate payment, and today’s dis patches Indicate that both the United States and Britain will reject the French reservations—which doubtless means, as far as Prance is concerned, that the affair is temporarily closed. British Motives Suspected. If such Is the case, the French peo ple as a whole will not be sorry Premier Poincare has had a bad time with the press ever since he accepted the Anglo-American proposal a few days ago. There is a profound con viction here that the whole scheme was merely a maneuver of British diplomacy to associate the United States in a movement to reduce the German,debt and get France out of the Ruhr without compensation. There is no public confidence what ever in the abstract justice of Great Britain's motives, and following the rejection of the Versailles treaty by the United States Senate, there is also considerable disillusion regarding America’s motives. In short. France feels that a reparations conference in which war debt discussion was bar red would be w/>rse than useless. Th< Echo de Paris expresses the general sentiment when it says: “If the committee of experts dis appears for good, we shall be spared a controversy apt to reopen the old Franco-British reparations quarrel, and apt even to extend this quarrel by ranging the United Stales on Great Britain's side, in addition to renew ing Germany’s hopes.” HERRICK MEETS POINCARE oy the Associated Press. i-ARIS, November 3, —Myron T. Herrick, the American ambassador, called on Premier Poincare this morning and had a long conversa tion with him. The strictest secrecy regarding the subject of the aconfer sence is maintained at the French foreign office and the American em bassy. U. S. PLANS INDEFINITE. Whether the United States will have a new part in the new repara tions inquiry remains as much an (Continued on Page 2, Column 7.) WALTONTOFACE TRIALTHURSDAY Senate Court of Impeach ment Overrules Demurrer to 12 Articles of Bill. By the Associated Press. OKLAHOMA CITY. Okla.. Novem ber 3.—Defeated in his latest legal maneuver against the impeachment action instituted by the lower house of the state legislature. Gov. J. C. Walton must go to trial November 8 on all of the twenty-two charges of official misconduct contained in the indictments against him. That was ordered by the senate court of Impeachment, which over ruled the executive's demurrer to twelve of the articles in the impeach ment bill at the close of the second day of the hearing last night. No vember 7 was set for the governor to enter his fqrmal plea and the next day the actual trial will begin with the introducing of testimony. Move Hotly Contested. court’s action came after a lengthy argument by defense counsel in support of their demurrer to the charges on grounds that they either did not constitute impeachable of fenses or were based upon insuf ficient evidence. The defense move was hotly con tested by the house board of man agers conducting the prosecution. "I contend that we do this man a favor when we file these charges of impeachment against him.” declared Representative W. E. Disney of Mus kogee, chairman of the board, in his argument. "The state cannot con tinue for three years longer with this millstone around its neck.” The court's vote on the demurrer was overwhelmingly against it. On but two of the articles did more than four members of the cou.rt vote to sustain it. After announcing the decision the court adjourned to await the gov ernor's plea. TWO CENTS.