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jij NEW YORK Copper 19Jc; Iron $43.25; antimony 3 ill 1 IIHIl 11 nqT I 4ji 1 A JL I 41 1 I ' Weather '"d,cal,on8 0den and Vicinity: it
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lllfl Calls or Formation of One(
IIIH Military Organization
For Unted States
III Regulars to Comprise 280,000
III Men Under Proposed Law;
Guard Is Recognized j
WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 The army
m reorganization bill drafted by the -sen-
I ate military subcommittee, was en-
I ; dorsed today by Secretary Baker, who
I ' appeared before the full committee.
I I "This is the most statesman-like at
I .' tempt to reorganize the army ever
I made in any country and is an exceed-
I I ingly able and effective piece of leg-
'.. islalion," he said.
I I The measure provides for ' compul
I sory military training and the forma
I ! tion of one big army to be divided
I into a citizens' reserve army, the rcg
I :; ular army consisting of 2SO.O0O men
I I and the national guard.
I i Reference to Pershing.
While disclaiming any "personal in
j! lerest or almost none" in the matter,
i Secretary Baker opposed provisions
which would make General Pershing
chief of staff. These provisions would
i in effect abolish the war department
as long as General Pershing was on
the active list, the secretary said, add
ing that the- president or the secre- '
tar yo war should be permitted to
name the chief .of staff In view of the
fact that, he is the military adviser .
and the man upon whom both depend
for carrying out the military policy.
No Military Autocracy. -
Senator Frelinghuysen, Republican,
New Jersey, suggested that the pur- l
pose was to provide a place for Gen- (
eral Pershing. '
"We can't afford to make a military '
autocracy in America in order to find r
a place for an officer," the secretary i
said. "I think when you place a mill-
tary man in a place created by law :
and you can't replace him, you are do
ing something that I believe the con- i
stitution prohibits. It is Impolitic and i
constitutionally infirm." 1
Declaring he had discussed the mat- t
ter with General Pershing, Mr. Baker j
said he did not think the general f
would care to have the place. I
General Pershing's future relations
to the army organization form a prob- 1
lem, Secretary- Baker said, In finding
an assignment for him of importance i
and dignity corresponding to his high
B rank.
K Senator Frelinghuysen said that in
W supporting the proposal designed to t
make Pershing chief of staff, he did i
ft uot intend to cast any reflection upon1
M the work during the war of General ,t
w March, the present chief. h
Voting Shows South Not Solid-1
ly Sinn Fein, Nor Is North i
Unitedly Unionist '
(LONDON. Jan. 21. (By the Associ
ated Press.) While the Sinn Fein is
celebrating what it calls a victory in
(he Irish municipal elections, official)
circles In London profess to find in the j
election returns an element which;
makes the prospects brighter for a uni
fied Ireland under the proposed home
9 rule bill. This element is said to lie
in the fact that the voting showed
neither southern Ireland to be solidly
Sinn Fein, nor northern Ireland sol
idly unionist.
Neither the Sinn Felners nor union
ists appear to have gained a majority
of the total seats in their respective
strongholds. Therefore, it is claimed
that as sentiment is mixed in both sec
tions, there is much more chance for
them to come together quickly under
one parliament as proposed by Pre
mier Lloyd George in his recent
speech in the house of commons.
While there are 'a few districts still
to be heard from, it would appear from
available figures that the Sinn Fein
has captured approximately thirty-one
per cent of the seats and the union
ist partv twenty per cent while labor
came strong to the front with 17 per
cent and me nationalists have again
come to life and won 14 per cent. The
other seats are scattered among inde
pendents and reformers.
COPENHAGEN, Tuesday, Jan. 20.
Eighteen passengers were killed and
20 injured in a railway collision out
J side of Schneldemuhl, Prussia, last
f night.
NEW YORK, Jan. 21. A
stray tom-cat projected himself
into the annual poultry show in
progress today in Madison
Square Garden and had a $100
breakfast on two carrier pig
eons on exhibition by a Balti
more fancier. The homeless fe
line squeezed into the garden in
some unknown way and feasted
his eyes on the 14,000 birds, fi
nally tearing- the muslin strips
of the crate housing the pig
eons. Only a few feathers were
left to tell the tale. The cat escaped.
Iokio Declares it Has No Ter-j
ritorial Ambitions Object I
Held Nearmg Attainment
TOKIO, Tuesday, Jan. 20 Japan's ,
)bject in agreeing to co-operate with
he United States in supporting Cze-'j
:ho-SIovaki troops in Siberia has been
Utained and the withdrawal of Jap
inese troops from Siberia will follow,
t was decided at a meeting of the ad
visory diplomatic council yesterday,
iccording to newspapers here.
It was asserted at the meeting it
s said that Japan has no territorial
imbitions in Siberia and troops now
jeing sent to that country are merely
.o replace losses. It was declared thnfe
fundamental policies will not be af
fected by this step. The council is re
)orted to have endorsed the cabinet's
decision not, 10 lmenere luriner m
the internal affairs or Siberia and to
adhere strictly to the government's
declaration when it entered into its
agreement with American in 1918.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 21. Official
advices from Tokio received here have
indicated the purpose of the Japanese
government to follow the example of
the United States in withdrawing its
military forces from Siberia.
Discussions in the Japanese press
'and utterances by political leaders
have developed that probably a large
majority of the Japanese people are
averse to entering single-handeB into
such a vast enterprise as the invasion
of Siberia.
All of t lie other foreign elements
having been withdrawn- from Siberia
there remain now only about 8.000
Americans and perhaps 30,000 Japan
ese troops in addition to the Czecho
slovaks whose number has been
vaguely placed at somewhere between
20,000 and -10,000. It is planned to re
move all of these Czecho-Slovaks by
February 1G and the American troops
should have quit by March 1.
Although their lines extend much
further to the westward than those of
the Americans, the Japanese have only
a short voyage from Vladivostok to
their own country so that their evacu
ation of Siberia may be completed
very early in the spring,
Geeeral Spmenoff, with his 14,000
Cossack irregulars, would be left to
face the steady eastward advance of
the Bolshevik forces. At present he
holds a considerable portion of the
line of the Siberian railway, but it ex
pected unless he is prepared to make
terms with the Bolsheviki, he will be
obliged to withdraw his forces to the
steppes of Siberia and conduct a de
sultory warfare indefinitely, living on
the country as far as possible.
Substitute for King
Resolution Adopted
WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 A resolu
tion supporting the claims of Greece
to Tharcian territory was reported to
day by the senate foreign relations
committee as a substitute for a simi
lar resolution by Senator King, Demo
crat, Utath.
The committee resolution proposes
declaration by the senate that all
Thracian territory surrendered to the
allies by Turkey and Bulgaria be
awarded to Greece, provided an outlet
on the Aegean sea Is given Bulgaria.
Subject of King George Soon
Taken from Bandits by Car
ranza Federal Force
Officers Who Have Been Pur
suing Slayers of Americans to
Report to Executive
j Alexander Ross, a British
! subject who was kidnaped
Sunday near Orizaba was res
cued yesterday by govern- '
ment forces, according" to a
telegram from authorities of
the state of Vera Cruz to the
; foreign office. No ransom j
was paid.
I MEXICO CITY, Jan. 20. General ,
Francisco Murguia and Colonel Car
, los Orozco, who are directing a pur-,
i suit of bandits who killed Earl Boles
nd P. J. Jtoncy, two -Americans, in j
Tamn,ico region" early Jj4is,xnyn'l2..ar.e j
I coming to Mexico City to inform Pres
ident Carranza of steps they have
; taken. They aviI 1 also lay before au-1
' thorities here declarations made by
Jose Guadalupe Castro, who was ar-1
rested on the charge of being one of;
the murderers. j
MEXICO CITY, Tuesday, Jan. 20. ,
Mexican consuls have been ordered by
the foreign ofice lo refuse to vise;
'passports of persons expelled from the
j United States. It is said these per
sons would be dangerous to the peace
of Mexico and strict vigilance js en-;
joined upon Mexican immigration of
ficers. MEXICO CITY, Tuesday, Jan. 20.
I Reports that the Mexican government
' is favoring British oil companies were
'denied today by Joaquin Sanaella.
chief of the oil bureau of the depart
ment of Industry, commerce and la
He asserted American oil companies
were encountering difficulties bc-causc
they have not shown a disposition to
comply with the regulations of the oil .
decree of January 18, 191S, and also
constitutional provisions regarding the'
necessity of submitting to Mexican,
I British compauies, he said, were i
' pushing their work vigorously "be-1
cause they have complied with every j
governmental regulation relating to in
corporation under Mexican laws and
have followed the regulations govern-)
j ing oil lan'd holdings. I
I nn i
; Forty American Boys '
Visit in Melbourne'
MELBOURNE. Jan. 21. Forty
American boy tourists were entertain-!
ed at the parliament houso by mem-'
bers of the federal ministry today.
G. F. Tearce, minister of defense, said i
the government regarded the visit of
the Americans as "a happy augury
that the link between the great Amer
ican republic and the Australian com
' monwealth which was forged on the
j battlefield would not b'e lightly torn
I asunder."
Dutch Debate Entry '
of League of Nations
THE HAGUE, Tuesday, Jan. 20.
Preliminary discussions of the propos
al that Holland should enter thp
league of nations began in parliament
today. The session was not public.
Socialist meetings have declared in
favor of entering the league, but not
until the particulars relative to the
strength of the Dutch army permitted
under the covenant are known.
SPOKANE, Wash., Jan. 21. A re
quest that J. G. Luhrscn, president of
tbe American Train Dispatchers asso
ciation, with headquarters here, be
come a member of the committee of
sixty on policies and platform author
ized at the last meeting of the Re
publican national committee was re
ceived at the office of the association
I " !
! Selected for Model j
CLEVELAND. Miss Caroline Mytinger, known as Cleveland's
most beautiful woman, has been selected by Charles Dana Gibson as
the model for his next pictures. She is posing also for other distin-
guished New York artists. Her photograph was selected to repre
sent Cleveland in a beauty contest at the Panama-Pacific exposition
and she is pronounced by artists to have the "ideal face, expressing
youth, beauty, happiness, interest, health, goodness and simplicity."
Engineers Believe Articles of!
Great Value Can be Obtained
from Sunken Vessel
LONDON, Jan, 21. Efforts to raise
some of the treasure from the ill-fated
Lusitania will be made early this year.
Engineers and divers who have been
prospecting about the sunken vessel
believe they can at least get thousands
of pounds worth of valuables but that
it will be impossible to raise the huge
steamer xr much of her cargo, owing
to the great depth' of the water In
which she is lying.
Large Party of Irish
Fire on Polic&Van
KILRUSH, Ireland. Tuesday, Jan. 20
An encounter occurred near here to
day in which a man supposed to be a
Sinn Feiner was killed. While police
men were removing their belongings
from the village of Cooraclare lo
Knock in a motor van they were fired
upon by a large party from both sides
of the road. Four bicycle policemen
returned' their fire killing one man
and capturing two others. The pollce
cen escaped injury.
. nn. ,
NEW YORK. Jan. .21. Thirty-five
parcels of New York real estate owned
by the late Mrs. Margaret Sage, widow
of Russell Sage, wero sbld at public
auction for $2, G3 9,250. By tho will (lie
proceeds will be divided among thirty
six colleges, charitable institutions,
hospitals and museums.
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 21. Dr. John
L-. Brand, tho amnesia victim, known
formerly as "Professor X," recognized
his wife, when they met, for the first
time in three years. Dr. Brand has
been gradually "recalling hia past life.
Ho Is taking daily exercise and is
growing stronger "physically as his
mental power slowly "returns.
wins SHOW
IBut Number of Deaths From
Disease is Far Below Toll
of Last Year
CHICAGO, Jan. 21. More than six
thousand persons in Chicago today are
ill from influenza, and reports were
that the contagion hat. appeared in
cities and towns throughout the mid
dle west. Pneumonia also was report
ed epidemic, and proportionately had
caused a large number of deaths.
During tho last twenty-four hours
new cases of influenza were reported
at the rate of fifty an hour. Of these
three hundred could not be given oven
temporary supervision by trained
nurses. Fifteen additional nurses are
urgently needed at once, tho commis
sioner announced
Deaths from influenza during the
last 21 hours numbered 36 as against
211 during the day, the greatest num
ber of cases was reported in last year's
Grand Banquet Given
For Foreign Diplomats
MADRID. Tuesday, Jan. 20. Nearly
all the powers of Europe, America and
Asia, including the new states created
by the Versailles treaty, were repre
sented at a grand banquet in honor
of foreign diplomats at the royal pal
ace lonighL Germany was the only
member of the quadruple allianco rep
resented, her charge d'affaires being
at the bottom of tho long list of guests-
Each guest was accompanied by his
wife, Mrs. Joseph E. Willard, wife of
tho American ambassador, taking her
place at the head of the column be
cause her husband is dean of the dip
lomatic corps here.
LONDON, Jan. 21. Alfred Parsons,
the painter, died at Broadway, Wor
cestershire, Friday.
Alfred Parsons was noted as ajand
scape painter and illustrator. He was
born in 1S17.
Delegation at Washington Says
Great Stores are Ready to
Help Feed Europe
Lack of Medicine and Surgical
Goods Are Causing Untold
Misery, Is Report
WASHINGTON. Jan. 21. Four hun-;
dred million pounds of sugar, 20,000,-"
000 bushels of wheat and large quanti
ties of hides and other materials stor
ed in the Ukraine will be made avail
able for the markets of the world' when
the general blockade of Russia is lift
ed, according to an announcement
here today by the Ukranian mission in
Ukraine needs medicines, surgical
goods, cloth, clothing, shoes and agri
cultaral machinery, according to tho!
'mission, which said the lack of medi
cines and clothing alone had reduced
to misery great areas of the Ukraine,
ilt was added that the receipt of needed
supplies would greatly assist the
lUkranians. IiLlighting the Bolahevlki.
Representatives of the Ukranian co
opeiative societies are now in Swiizer
'landj France, England and other coun
trieo and it was announced that a del
egation soon would arrive in this coun
try to open headquarters
Officials of the Russian embassy
here asserted that their view or the
plan of exchanging commodities be
tween Bolshevik Russia and the en
tente countries is that while some
j such exchange is highly desirable, it
i probably cannot be brought about by j
1 the means proposed. These officials
believe that the soviet government
will not in good faith carry out any
plan which - would permit supplies
from the entente countries to reach
the actual sufferers, and naturally
would do everything possible to defeat
efforts to weaken their hold upon pow
er by strengthening the hands of the
.elements in Russia which wish to
' throw them out. Otherwise, the em
bassy is said to welcome any such
measure of rolief for the Russian
nn '
New Law Records si 1
European Exchange
'NEW YORK. Jan. 21. New low rec
ords or. English, French and Italian
exchange were made at tho opening
I of the market here today. Demand
bills in the pound sterling, which
reached a low record of ?3 64Vi on
, December 11, fell to S3. 6231, or 27
I points from yesterday's close. French
I exchange, which was quoted yesterday
at the rate of 11.75 francs for tho
American dollar, a new low, dropped j
today to 11.97, or 17 points below lastj
night's close quotation. Lire checks,
dropped from yesterday's new low of
1U.S7 to a rate of M.07 for the Ameri
can dollar.
! The adverse trade balance against
'European countries and the uncertain-
ly regarding foreign trade arc held re-1
sponsible for the demoralized ex-,
j change rates.
Rates of Belgian, German and Aus
trian exchange also dropped to new
low levels. Belgian francs were quot
ed at the rate of 12.03 for the Ameri
can dollar, German marks at 1.52
cents, as compared with 23 and 21
cents, their value before tho war, and
Austrian crowns at 0.37 cents.
Sangoinqry Conflicts
With Czechs Reported
1 PEKING, Friday, Jan. 1G. (By tho
Associated Press.) Sanguinary con
flicts between the Czech forces and
troops of General Semenoff, commander-in-chief
of the all-Russian armies,
are reported to have occurred at the
trans-Siberian railway stations of Bai
kil, Kaltukshaia and Miosvaia, in the
Lake Baikal region. The Czechs, It is
said, do not regard the Seihenoff men
ace as serious, owing to the smallness
of his forces.
Tho Somenoff troops under com
mand o General Skipitroff have been
dissolved and General Skipitroff has
been arrested gy order of Major Gen
eral Jules Janin, commander o the
Czechs. This action was taken be
causo Skipitroff had operated against
the Czechs.
Direct Telegraphic Communi
cation Between Soviets and
Bulgars Established
American Aviator Volunteers
to Assist Poles in Repelling
Lenine Forces
VIENNA, Jan. 21. Direct IH
telegraphic communication
has been established between
soviet Russia and the Bulga
rian Bolsheviki, it is said in
advices from Agram. In many
communities in Bulgaria the
Bolsheviki have already de
clared themselves independ
ent of the government, it is -said.
Outbreaks are a daily oc
currence throughout the
country, according to Sofia
dispatches, and attacks on
King Boris-and the royal fam
ily are feared. ' General Fran
chet d'Esperey, commander
of allied troops in the Near
East, has been asked to hold
his troops in readiness to sup
press disorders. i
PARIS, Jan. 21. Captain Harmon
: C. Rorison, of Wilmington, N. C, an
! officer of the reserve corps of tho avi
ation, has arrived in "Warsaw and
joined the Kosciusko squadron in
fighting against the Bolsheviki-, nc- j
cording to advices from the Polish
capital. To... enlist with .the other
Americans making up the squadron,
Captain Rorison traveled 6000 miles 'H
and accepted the rang of lieutenant. I
Members of this squadron receive IH
monthly pay of about ?G. I
LONDON, Jan. 21. The situation in
South Russia, according to. official dis
patches dated January 16, was then
as follows:
, In, the Caucasus insurgent attacks
i against Derbent had been repulsed and
jthe Bolshevik advances toward Pras
kovaya likewise had been repulsed.
The "Caucasus army was holding the .jH
line astride Baritsln-Ekaterinodar 1
railway, 120 miles southwest of Barit-
Further west Bolshevik attempts
to pass the Don river had been un
successful, but a small party had
gained the left bank of the stream
south of Nakhichevan.
In the direction of tho Crimea the 1
Bolsheviki had reached a line twenty
miles north of the Chongar isthmus.
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! Much Fear Expressed that New
Republic Will Not be Able
to Withstand Onset
WASHINGTON, Jan. 21. Official IH
reports received in Washington .said
there was every probability that the
J new republic of Poland soon would be
defending her independence against a H
massed attack of the forces of Bolshc- 'M
(vik Russia. Concentration of units, of
the red army, forced enlistments fi'om
jthe peasants and -activity in the state
'owned munitions works point to this
development, it was sald.and consider
able apprehension was expressed of
Poland not being able to withstand
The military establishment of Po
land is known to comprise 22 divl
sions, about 240,000 men, but tho
equipment is so varied In design and
quality as lo make it almost impos
slhlP 'for the rcDiibllc to organize u
tactical army capable of taking the
field as a compact unit As an instance
of military weakness, the fact is cited
that no less than four designs of rJfles,
leach requiring special ammunition,
Under Trotzky's command are about
250,000 men of the red army, backed
bv the Pretorian red guard and aug
mented still further' by what military
observers here term "tho militia of
Russia," the mujik masses, wlio, it
was said, are given the alternative of
military service, or starvation, govern- jH
ment issue of rations being withheld IH
from eligible recruits who attempt to IH
escape service. Tho present red army
is comprised almost entirely of these
"coerced peasantry" and hired mer
ceuaries, military observers in Russia,
The Bolshevik government today
undoubtedly has a more stable posi
tlon than over before in its history,
it was said today by an army official
whose duty it is to watch develop
mcnts in Russia. jJ

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