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Ift-" fagfe Today Bolshevism and Moham medanism. Ferocious Propaganda. Have You Any Oil Stocks? Farewell to Flies. WEATHER: Fair tonight tomor row partly cloady and lvnrmer. Temperature at at 8 n. m., 60 degree! normal temperctore for April 0 for lat SO yean, CI fiegree. fmWm NUMBER 11,129. Published every evenlns (Including Sunday) Entered as second-class matter, at .he poatofnce at Washington. D. C WASHINGTON, WEDNESDAY EVENING, APRIL 9, 1919. Gosiig WaD Street Prices PRICE TWO CENTS. '"V. F" INALl EDITION 11 . y BaBp r Hr ajr "ajy PJV t r r r w r jl By JLBTHUR BRISBANE. (Copyright 1818.) If you have oil stocks, of the right kind, not pretty ones printed to sell to fools, hold on. British ships, including twenty nine new Cunarders, intended to hold the Atlantic supremacy, will hum oil instead of coal. And the enormous fleet of six teen million tons that the United States has built and is building, with the humorous idea of selling them to private individuals for a great deal lesfr than cost, "will also burn oil. The world is going to need more oil than ever, which means per haps that Mexico, where so much of the oil lies, will, with Great Britain's assistance, be persuaded to recognize property rights and refrain from shooting even Americans. Hihdenbure has built an army of volunteers, to. put the . German republic on its feet They think they will he able to control the Bolshevik movement raid eive Ger--many a chance to start a govern ment, instead of being: managed by a mass meeting. Various explanations are offer ed as to WHY Hindenburg, strong imperialist and servant of the Kaiser, was persuaded to stay in the army and work for the So cialist government when it came to power. They say "Hindenburg's great est victory was conquering him self and working for the Socialist government" That may not be so. Hinden burg, powerful man, nearlng sev enty, may have tired of "All High est" incompetence, tired of taking orders from and shouldering the mistakes of the Crown Prince. It may have been something of a relief to go in with Ebert, the harness maker, and other men that have their feet on the ground and do not pretend .that God has chosen them to know more, own more, do more, and kill' more than other men. Whatever Hlndenburg and his army may do In Germany,' Bol shevism Is spreading amazingly elsewhere. It appears to control Bavaria, Hungary, Russia, Fin land, and to be growing in many countries. The. great force in Bolshevism's identical with the power thai spread Mohammedanism over aj-j most all of Europe Jnthe -eafly centuries. y-s - ' It Is a ferocious, vindictive, ceaseless movement of propa ganda, not content to believe for itself, but determined to make others believe. And what Bolshevism teaches and promises is not so. different from the teaching and promises of Mohammed. He said: ."I give you the perfect religious doctrine on earth, and I give you after you die a heaven full of eternally beauti ful young ladles, fountains Bpout ing wine that does not Intoxicate and your wives will be left be hind." Bolshevism says to its followers, no matter how little he knows, or how little he has done: "I give you perfect political doctrine, declar ing you as wise and worthy as any man, and I .offer here on earth the possession of everything thar others have built and (hat you have envied' All very nice while it lasts. Mohammed's soldiers died with great courage, for every man when he died thought he moved imme diately to that promised heaven where the ladies never grow old. The Bolshevists appear to fight with a courage something like it The suggestion comes from Paris that Fiume will go to the Jugo Slavs and not to Italy, unless Italy can persuade the native that they want to be Italian. There is trouble ahead in that suggestion. Study the Mediter ranean map; look at the shores of the Adriatic on the Italian side and on the eastern side. Italy without harbors along her coast lies absolutely open to at tack from innumerable harbors across the narrow sea. Those harbors, it is intended to give to a traditionally hostile people, a peo ple at present playing with the Bolshevist theories. If this goes through. Italy, after all her sacri fices, will have lost the war, and have before her the necessity of another war. It would mean be trayal of Italy by ungrateful allies. Let the world remember that war seems to be the only thing that educates the world and makes definite, permanent improvement When the United States went to Cuba it did more than conquer Spain, a simple job. It con quered yellow fever. The United States took a little strip at Panama, built a canal for the whole world. The army elimi nated malaria and yellow fever there, worse enemies than Bol shevism and autocracy. The army has begun a gigantic organized fight against the house fly, which carries disease. Mil lions have talked about the house fly each summer, and nothing has happened. But with the army at work something will happen. The great army camps will show that it is possible I VIEWS HEL Y POWERS ABOUT PEACE PARIS, April S. The "big four," it was learned this after noon, have decided to eliminate the idea of capital punishment for the former Kaiser, but will provi some means for bring ing hirf under allied control. The positions of the'three lead ing powers in -they-peace con ference are outlined today as follows: ' UNITED STATES The other allies have abandoned the four teen points and the principles contained in the armistice in favor of purely selfish interests. ?Thev -must enfn ' In ii mnrlc Krap"reemPTif?ni a inat nnA lasting peace, or the Americans will withdraw from the conference: G5EAT'1SITAIN--.An agreed ment has been reached on all the important questions, with the exception- of a few details; The .peace; treaty will be drawn up without sacrificing any of the American principles. FRANCE France must have adequate indemnities or be bur dened by debt for the next century, while the Germans, who caused the war, profit from her plight Clemenceau, Lloyd George, Orlando, and House virtually agreed on the peace settlement during Wilson's ill ness. It is now up to the Presi dent to ratify these decisions. WAR'S RESPONSIBILITY VIRTUALLY FIXED BY BIG FOUR DELEGATES PARIS. April 0. The -big four" has virtually reached an agreement on the question of responsibility for the war, it was semi-officially an nounced today. The latest unofficial reports on the work of the responsibilities commit- (Continued on Page 2 Column 1.) DEATIMUS33 E DALLAS.. Tex.. April- 9. Thirty three reported dead, many injured, and thousands of dollars property damage is the toll of a cyclone that swept four north Texas and one Okla homa counties last night. TODAY to stop flies dragginc disease from filth to the food of children. And after the army has shown it, the nation may do it. The British, it seems, are to have the honor of crossing the ocean first in a flying machine. The attempt will be made on April 16; the journey, it is hoped, will be made in twenty hours. There is wonderful conquest of time and space, probably due to the war. There are hundreds of young men in America that would have liked to be the first to make that flight, and .they could have done it. The encouragement yras lack ing. However, American genius cre ated the machine, although Ameri can Government hadn't cbe brains, energy, or honesty apparently to develop it And the nation must be content with that N IMS CY ON BBBBbW .BBBBB BBBBBV BBBBBt BBBBBa BBBBBV BBBBbI BBBbI BBBBBv BBBBbI BBBBbI .BBBBBT Capital Banks Lead The Entire World In Individual Deposits By bill trice. "Washington's growth as a banking center has more than kept 'pace with her growth in population 'and her im portance as the dominating city of the world in political matters. From any period of the past that may be selected for comparison, this financial growth has really been mar velous. The strength of the resources cf District banks- accounts for the re markable record of the District in subscriptions to Liberty loans, war savings, and thrift stamps. Leads the World. Proportioned to population, It is be- l!eved by local banking officials that Washington banks lead all cities of the world m the total of individual deposits. This may be accounted for to fcome extent by the presence here, in increasing nu.nbers every year, of wealthy people who have found this lty the most desirable in the United States for residential purposes. June 25, 1000. Congress passed an act placing under the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency, in addition to national banks and loan and trust companies doing business in the District, all other banking Insti tutions organized under national or State laws having an office 'or bank ing house located In the District That made ILp.QjuJtblo for the Comp troller to exact reports from all in- I the passage of the act, the total IndNJ NEW YORK, April 0. Sidney Drew, well-known actor, died this morning at his home here after a short illness. Physicians diagnosed his ailment as uremic poisoning. Drew became ill in Detroit on Fri day last while playing with his wife in "Keep Her Smiling." the show which appeared in Washington this winter. Drew's first professional experience was in Philadelphia with Leonard Grover In "Our Boarding House." He made an instantaneous hit as a light comedian. His work attracted the attention of Charles Frohman, who engaged him to play leading comedy ro.les with Rose Eytinge, Ada Dyas, and other stars of that period. Later he organized his own company and presented "The Rivals." "The Road . to Ruin." and other plays. Went Into Vaudeville In 1896 Mr. Drew turned his atten tion to vaudeville, and was a pioneer In presenting legitimate drama on the variety stage. His first playlet was "When Two Hearts Are Won." He continued in vaudeville several years, only leaving for a brief en gagement as "Tony Lumpkin" in an all-star ca3t of "She Stoops to Con quer," including Kyrle Bellow and Eleanor Robson. His last venture on the speaking stage was in "Billy," in which he appeared two years ago. Drew entered the movies with the Vitagraph Company. Here he met Miss Lucille McVey. an actress of un usual ability. Their marriage soon followed. His first wife was a daugh ter of McKee Rankin, a prominent actor in his day. In rolite Comedlra. "While with the Vitagraph organiza tion the Drews co starred in polite comedies of domestic life. At the termination of their contract they joined Metro. Mrs. Drew wrote most of their scenarios and directed them. A few months ago both returned to the speaking stage in "Keep Her Smiling." Sydney Drew was a. brother of John Drew and father of F. Rankin Drew, the aviator, who was killed In France on May 25 of last year, while fighting with . the Lafayette escadrille. The aviator wae the son of Drew's first wife. Recently when his moving picture contract expired Drew did not renew it. He said he did not contemplate returning to the movies. BUY LAND FOR TROOPS MELBOURNE, April 0. A total of 87.G06 acres has been purchased by the state of Vctoria "for repatriated Australian soldiers. The land cost 5C.201.60C. TAKE BELL-AXS BEFORE HEALS ad re bow flat good dilution makes yoti feet .f-Advt. S10NEYDREW,N0TED MOB STORMS JAIL COMEDIAN. IS DEAD TO LYNCH PRISONER i WASHINGTON BANK GROWTH IN 12 YEARS Deposits. Capital. 1007 $20,600,000 17 ,700,000 1013 8W5H.014 10,208,851 1818 137,05005 10 394.000 1010 lSSCCOOO vidual deposits in the national banks, trust companies and savings banks (building and loan association being then unaccounted for), wore $50,000, 000. The combined capital of the three classes of Institutions was at that date $7,700,000. In the annual report of June 30, 1013, seven years after the passage of the act, the Comptroller found that there were fifty-six banking in stitutions in the District, consisting of twelve national banks, seven trust companies, seventeen savings bank's, and-twenty building and loan associa- tlons, (Continued on Pag 3 Column 1.) BERKELEY. W. Vs., April 9. Sheriff Hawerdale was asked today to send deputies to Martinsburg to protect Hugh Perkins, colored, charged with assaulting Mrs. Bessie Zimmerman, twenty-four, near here. When the negro was brought here last night at midnight a mob of Han cock citizens, in twenty automobiles, went to the jail and sought to break In. "While they were battering at the rear door and calling for a lynch ing, the sheriff removed the negro in an automobile to the Martinsburg Ja.il, twenty-two miles away. State's Attorney H. W. Daye at 1 o'clock this morning went to the jail and talked with the mob. He pleaded with them to let the courts handle the case. He finally had the Jailer conduct the mob through the Jail to prove to them that the negro was not there. The negro entered the Zimmerman home yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock. Only Mrs. Zimmerman and her four-year-old daughter were in the house. He asked for a glass of water. Just as the woman gave him the water, the negro seized her, she says She fainted. The little girl ran for her father, some distance from the home. When Mrs. Zimmerman regained consciousness, the negro brandisiicd a razor and threatened her if she raised an outcry. Ho fled before the husband reached the house. The warning was pent out over the telegraph wires. The negro caught a freight train, but was captured by a pirty of Bal timore, and Ohio Railroad employes twenty miles rrom the scene of the incident. They reported it was neces sary to use a coupling pin on the man to beat him into subjection. Strands of woman's hair were clinging to buttons on his coat. Mrs. Zimmerman is in a serious ct n dition today. FOR RENT ROOMS COT.CMBIA ROAD Largo 3d utory front room, for 1 or 2; practically private bath. Columbia 824S-J. -6 This ad was inserted in The Times Monday morning. By evening the rooms were rented. The advertiser said, "That's the quickest I've rented my rooms." Phone The Times Your Ads, Main 526o. FUGITIVES 10 DEL ATOCITIESOF !USS IDS" LONDON, April 9-A news agency dispatch from Paris to day said the allied evacuation of Odessa had been confirmed. - By MRS. CECIL CHESTERTON. WARSAW, April 9. A constant stream of fugitives is pouring into Warsaw, each nf them with fresh i tables of Bolshevik horrors. The people abroad have no conception of the deep feeling of dread which the name "Bolshevism" inspires in Po land. Already the Russian Reds are J at the back door of Poland. Russian refugees, who have es caped through the Bolshevik lines into Poland tell stories of miricu' lous escapes and hair-raising ad ventures. ,. One-half of the fiDOOO-'ueople left in Petrograd are less tBan half fed and great numbers are dying daily from starvation. The wood pave ments of the former Russian capital are being torn up for fuel. Even the books in the libraries, some of them rare editions, are being burned. Loot Art Galleries. The art galleries have been looted and the churches burned. The people are being shot on the least provocation. For instance men who remained in bed durin? the rold weather to keep warm, bcaus3 they had no fuel, were accused of ' dis content" and dragged into the street (Continued on Page 2, Column 6.) . ANNAPOLIS. Md.. April 0. That Valentine N. Brandon will take steps to prosecute persons who sought to connect him with the murder of his wife here In 1017, is the statement today of Thomas T. Lockett. who has Just returned from France. Lockett was a member of the 135th machine gun battalion of the Thirty-seventh division. Brandon was a member of that unit, and !s now in France. Lockett was associated with him from April of last year until he sailed recently for the United States. Brandon re mained in France, he said, because of an important cloriclal position he holds in the army over there. The Annapolis soldier said that stories that Brandon had admitted in a dream that he had something to do with the slaying of his wife were without foundation. The negro, John Snowden, was re cently hanged here for the murder of Mrs. Brandon. Friends of Snowden sought to place tho blame for the woman's -death on various other per sons. Some of them claimed that Brandon, while at Camp Meade admit ted the crime in a dream. NSTALLEDINSEE BUFFALO. N. T.. April 0 With the Most Rev. Patrick J. Hayes, arch bishop of Now York, as installing prelate, Bishop Gibbons, of Albany, as celebrant of the mass, and many oth er noted churchmen in attendance, the Right Rev. William Turner, re cently in the chair of logic and moral philosophy at the Catholic Univer sity at Washington, took up his duties as bishop of Buffalo this morning. lit succeeds the Right Rev. Dennis J. Dougherty, who recently was ap pointed archbishop of Philadelphia. PIILAN DEAD GIRL'S SPOUSE TOSUESLANDFRERS BISHOP TURNER IS eaaaaaaaaaal aaaaaaaaaai LaaaaaaaS aBBBBBBBBBr BBBBBBBBBBaa bbbbbbbbbk ftaBBBBBBBBam aaaBBBBBaW JbbbbbbbbbbV aaBBBBBBBBBBaaMML " I .lllm laJv kar Smm: aPBBBBBBl BBBBBBBBBai BBBBBBBBBBm aBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBr BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB BBBBBBBBbV BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBT Head of 79th Division TUT A T flTFKT TrkafDTT 1 Trim XT ,; urn,. ,. wo . .wV Commander of the Ejeventy-nintb Division,, now a part of the "Watch on the Rhine," which; has been ordered home dot demobilization- The Sevenfe-fcuith rtoiiti4n3.tfc$:3l2& iia "District's- Own" and-'frafiiedat 'Ca&p Meade: Itwiipbe demobi 4iied' nt -the- same place: " - - - - - A. ALLIED FORCE! DOUBLE REDS' Allied forces In northern Russia out number the Bolshevik! two to one, it was learned today. In equipment they are far superior to the Linine fighters. According to reliable information, the allied troops In northern Russia number 34,000 men now. The Bol shevlkl have about 17.500. American, British. French and loyal Russian troops compose the allied force. It is divided Into two bodies, ovtr 19.000 being in the Archangel and upwards of 14,000 in Murmansk. In addition to being overwhelming ly outnumbered the Bolshevik! in this region are handicapped by an almost total lack of modern fighting arms. They have little artillery and even this is practically useless as the gunc are largely those left over from the old Czarlst rmy. They are almost entirely without range-finding de vices, essential to long-distance artil lery fire. They are also almost total ly without high explosives, and air plane equipment ;s almost entirely absent. T E The Mexican government is return ing to its owners more than 400 min ing properties in the state of Chi huahua, diplomatic advices today an nounccd. Owners of tliene properties, includ ing many Americans and Europeans, abandoned them during the early revo lutlonary troubles. The Carranra gov ernment assumed control upon the collapse of the Villa movement In 1016. The return of the properties to pri vate control is held here to Indicate that Carranza believes Villa's power is completely broken. It is understood the Unlte.d States Government io lending direct oncour agement to the expedition of Gen. Augustine Jesus Castro, of the Mexi can federal forces against the remain ing Villa forces In the mountains of southern Chihuahua and northern Du rance. ALL WRONG. PORTLAND, Ore., April 9. When Judge Dayton read the verdict iho jurors themselves jumped to their feet and objected. Thoy had signed a1 "no guilty" verdict by mistake." N iRIA MEXGO 0 RETURN Z D IfflEOT ME TERMS HARSH SAY FOE REDS COPENHAGEN, April 9. The Na-fl tional Soviet Congress, meeting la. Berlin, has sent greetings to tbe Soviets in Hungary, a Berlin dispatch reported today. "The hard conditions imposed imthe ar ,.,. rn.. ,..i. nr ,. .. .. ..., ..VW W- W .soviet. "No more will be borne. Iff the entente thinks Germany can bey destroyed, it is deceived." ' MANY KILLED IN VIOLENT BATTLING IN CAPITAL OF SAXONY; VON KLEIST HELW LONDON. April 9. 'Many persons have been killed and Wounded in fighting of the utmost violence in Magdeburg (capital of Saxony), said an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from.; Berlin this afternoon. Spartacans made a storm attach against the police station. Fighting and plundering were con tinuing at latest reports. The situation in Saxony was de scribed as ' "threatening." Herr Landsberg. member of the German cabinet, who was arrested in Magde burg by republican guards Monday, is said to have been rescued and taken to Hanover. General von Klelst. commander f( the Kourth Army Corps, who was ai rested at the same time, was believed still held a prisoner. The arrests resulted from anger at the government's seizure of Branded, Felkel and Kegel, radical leaders. PLAN FREIGHT SHIP LINE FROM VANCOUVER TO N. Y. OTTAWA. Ont.. April 9. Robeit Dollar, of San Francisco, Cal., head of the Dollar Steamship Company, Is in Ottawa today arranging for a freight steamship service between Vancouver and New York by way of the Panama canal. The ships will call at West Indian ports. ML- LASSEN, ONLY ACTIVE U. S. VOLCANO, ERUPTS REDDING. Cal.. April 9. Mt. Las sen, the only active volcano in the United States, began an eruption early today. The eruption had not abated after" two hours. DISCHARGES TO BE 10 MEN AT IP MEADE All national guard units aad drafted organizations trita ike Dis trict of Columbia and Jtfarylaaa, aftv la, France and Germany, &&to $etft ordered home for deraobiUssdea. This glad news to relatives W. txlct soldiers was Hashed ovs? the wires this -morning trhea mmwritB ment was made over the caHe y General Pershing that the Tareaty nlnth and the Se-rsaty-wtfJr m visions, now a part of the Jtaar it Occupation, had beea dnagwNLif early convoy. Salftkg dUev9lft& annormc&Un a levr ters.lt mn itiH WBhe Tweaty-Hiatkdii b W9" " r- ' " r .,-'" -"TT "Blue and Gray ( at (l Ta-cOelfin; -'A f and te qoannaaofed y Guy E. Morton $&& -ffii concentrated At AnnlaiOH. 1917, and many of the -men httre ; seen their; homes fef wwly two years. , Inefe&s 9. C CfcT. It contains tb fonaefaajlitefc t D. a Cavalrx, -whit wttli Sattarias A and B. X.. C Field ArUDeov wt merged into- the. llth FtoW ArtfcUwy and founed the first rutttftnm that ujiit. it u craiBas6 ay Major Xeroy Horroa of WaaMatrtM. Company B. Signal Cotj D. C K. waa redesignated Company B lt& teia signal Battalion and is a yart oi me zsta. Company K. of Silver Spriars Company 1 of Hyattsvllle. fcart tj tue old First Marylaad Infantry, also part of this diviston. tala rtn iimji intaatry. Captain : Lee or Sliver Spriags. sen r Senator Blair Lee of. Xaryiaad command of k: company. The 79th Division It the Vi which trained at Camp 2e&4 contains the 312th Machine Gun. ' talion "the District's Own." MxJ.- urenerai joeepn ii. jcuba is Its raaoder. and It la kaown as-tae "Ual erty DlV,S0n," Hundreds of graduates of tie MtA Fort Myer officers' traisjbE?. caas) are officers of organlxatloas in. taM division. Washington's baiaaa life; as wejl as schools and ceDs, ar neavuy represented bota SO. Its , listed and officer persoaaeL Army's Unlockiest Scores of Washingtoa boys- aai hundreds from nearby- Maryland" counties are members of the 313t infantry, part of Genera Kaha's ot fit. often spoken of as tae -njataekl-est regiment in the army.' This at fltr sent into battle with hundreds of green officers and men as replace ments, was caught In Its own barrage at Montfaucon and suffered, terrible punishment. Baltimore is prepariar a royal welcome for them when they get back. Both divisions will be sent to Camp Meade as .on as possible after landing and mastered out aa rapidly as is expedient. It was announced some time ago that they would not arrive in this country untlL Jtmer-bnt tbe latest orders of the. War Depart ment Indicate that they will be re turned home at least a month, sooner. They axe now a part of the 'Watea. on the Rhine," and la a few daye wiH be busily packing up preparatory to leaving for the good olcLU. S. A. Rainbow Hen Es Reete. The Forty-second, "Rainbow div ision, is reported on Its way home now, or at least en route from Ger many to the sea. The madlcal de tachment of District troops are com ing home with the "Rainbows," and with the exception of Washington men who may be in other organisa tions through replacement processes all local boys on the other side of the Atlantic are expected to be back in "civies" by the first of June. THREE MORE DIVISIONS GIVEN DUTY RELEASES; SOON TO START HOME NEW 'YORK. April tX The release of three divisions from duty In Eu rope for early convoy- home waa re ported in a cablegram received xroas. General Pershing by the" port" of " N Jr WJaMmL r BP wn. t j-T.' .