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SUNDAY. Possibly snow. EVENING CAPITAL NEWS ALL THE NEWS FIRST VOL. XLII. BOISE, IDAHO, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 3919. No. 18 OVER A MILLION YANKS FREED; 152,000 BACK FROM FRANCE 952,411 Men and 61,237 Offi cers Discharged From Home Camps and Overseas Forces,! Chief of Staff March Says. OFFICIAL CASUALTIES OF 30 DIVISIONS ANNOUNCED; Denies Charge of Extra Heavy; Looser in Kansas-Missouri Units: Says 15 Divisions Suf fered Greater Casualties. Washington, Feb. 1. -Demobilization hay pays' ll the million mark. There have been discharged from American imps and from the over seas forces 952,41 1 men and 61,237 officers, (Thief of Staff March an nounced today. The total of men ordered for 1 mobilization is 1,396,000, including 1, 213,000 in the United States. Total returned man overseas now is 132,000. Honora bio discharge of 33 general oincrs f-'.i as to Keep pace witi de mobilization lias been ordered by March. The regulars return to their regular rank in the army establish ment, while the national guard officers ere sent back to civil life. SEEK REGULAR BERTHS. Officers going into the reserve now total Je.T' ti fmm the domestic estab lishment, while 4393 in this country have applied for transfer into the reg ular army. Nearly 2500 officers have beep ordered from Washington since the armistice. March disclosed official figures of the 3öth division < rualties as fol lows: Killed in action, 396; died of wounds, 217; missing in action, 80S; prisoners, 112. Total, 1733. Fifteen divisions had greater casualties than the 35th (Kansas-Missouri), 27 divi sions had more asualUes than the 9 2d division, and 24 more than the 93rd division. Answering stories that conditions at Brest are bad, March said the food is tl b< st and the health reports extra ordinarily good. Board walks have b ■ ?i installed, tents floored, but the huai is inevitable from the nature of th<- climate, lie said. CASUALTY TOTALS. Casualty totals, about 95 per cent complete, with the slightly wounded omitted, were presented by March for S' combat divisions. With the tii Id signal battalions and tr ms r.niitted, the total battle deaths, no asing and prisoners was 56,592, as fellows: First, 5248; second. 2256; third, 617; f( urth, 29SC; fifth, "4; sixth, 122; seventh, 326; 261 h. '6-1; 27th, 2194; 28th, 3899 ; 29th, 1 i! 7; 30th. 1772; 32nd, 3213; 33rd, 1171; 35tli 733; 36tli 869; 27th, 1259; 42nd, 295", 77th, 2692; 79th, 2389; eightieth, 1 355; 81st, 370; 82nd, 3592; 88th, 666; 89tll, 1525; 90th 185 ; 91st, 1702; 92nd, 211; 93rd, 489. Sen. Thomas Warns Nation Is Facing Bankruptcy if Huge Money Grants Not Ceased. Washington, Feb. 1—"The United States is headed directly for the rocks of national insolvency," Senator Thom as, Colorado, declared today to the senate. "Congress is serenely indifferent," added Thomas, "and goea ahead sat isfying tin* demands of constituents for further appropriations. "Huge money giants by congress must cease, Thomas warned, if dis aster is to be avoided. Revolution or bankruptcy, he declared, Ins ahead unless economy is practiced. Senator Weeks, echoing Thomas' Sentiments, assailed the $750,000,000 navy program "as an astounding prop osition Which should not be imposed on this country." Senator King declared the argu ments for .1 big na\ y and army "are the same which drove Germany and made it a nation of militarists." PEGGY MARSH SETTLES WITH MARSHALL FIELD New York, Feb. 1 -Peggy Marsh, chorus girl, announced today that her suit against the Marshall Field estate In Chicago had been settled. She sued the estate for $100,000, alleging Henry Field, grandson of the great merchant l iince, was the father of her child. According to her statement today, tbe family will give her the income from $100,000 for life. She plans soon to return to her home in England. HOUSE PASSES PENSION BILL. Washington, Feb. 1—By a vote of 245 to 2. the house late today passed the pension bill, carrying approxi mately $215,000/100. Representative Blanton of Texas and Représentât ive Quinn of Mississippi voted against the bill. S SAYS SECURITY LEAGUE DID NOT PLAY POLITICS IN WISCONSIN ELECTION Milwaukee Witness Declares Only Pa triotic Role Taken: Frequently Clashes With Sen. Harrison. Chicago, Feb. 1 .—The National Security league play* d no part in Wisconsin elections; William Spoo ner, of Milwaukee, told the con gressional investigating committee here today. Spooner denied the Wisconsin, branch, of which ho was president, had used the national organization's congressional chart recording votes of representatives. The state league he said had devoted itself t*> patri otic work and subsisted on small contributions, the largest being $25. Clashes were frequent between Spooner and Representative Harri son, Mississippi. Spooner said be belonged to the patriotic congressional committee, inte rested in defeating W. .1. Carey and M. J. Stafford for congress. ' Berger was the third man," said 1 larrison. No patriotic man would support Berger." Spooner hotly retorted that the committee had no power to ques tion him regarding anything but the Security league. "There was a fourth man," he said, "and our support went for him." Three High-Caste Chinese Are Found Slain in Home in Se lect District; Killer of Three Women Taken Into Custody. Washington. U* b. 1 With its man iac-murderer mystery solved the na tional capital was confronted today with a new mystery- by the slaÇ'ng ot tliee high-caste Cliitu.se. belong ing to the Chinese educational mis slon. Solution of the city's maniac mys tery came ever night, with the arrest of a light-skinned negro, giving the n.: ai o of Tames Jackson. He conteased he had attacked three women in their homes shooting two and choking the third afterward trying to take his . * w ! ; life. While Jackson was making his own < Mill s-ion, police we*\ trying to run down the murderer of the ( hin esc. FOUND DEAD IN BED. Dr. Theodore T. Wong, director of the mission and framer o: a new edu cation scheme for China, was found dead in his home with his two assist ants, Ben ben Wu and (11. Hsie, students of George Washington uni versity. Whether robbery was the motive or whether the slaying was the outcome of some strange oriental feud ; s t d' termined. The three had been dead some time -~i robably since Wednesday. Sign? of a struggle Hire apparent and a revolver lav near one body. Dr. W< r.g was found in the sutivg room of his quarters on a sdecc northv • u Washington locality; the other two . * y dead in the basement. ADMIRAL BEATTY, BRITISH NAVY CHIEF, TO VISIT U. S. London, Ivb. 1—Admiral Boa tty. commander in cliiof of the British navy, will visit America after the Brand fleet is demobilized, according; to the Paris correspondent of the London Times, He is expected to accompany a fleet of several types of British war shiiis. The fleet is expected to consist of the Queen Klizabcth class and battle cruiser division, including the "push" ship Repulse, After Beatty's return it is expected the customary naval review will lie held. The only capital ships of the grind fleet which will not be avail aide for tin review will be those to be sent to tile Mediterranean, including tile four of tlie iron Dul-o class. 30,000 TEXTILE WORKERS PLAN TO STRIKE MONDAY I .awrenco, .Mass.. Feb. 1.—Leaders of the* textile workers hero wore complet ing plans today for the general strike Monday, when, unless the situation changes, approximately 30,000 textile operatives will not report for work. The strike was called In an attempt to enforce the demands of the work ers for a 48 hour week with pay for >4 hours' labor. The American Woolen company has granted the 48 hour week but refused to grant the wage demand. THREE WESTIERN OZONE FIGHTERS LAND GOTHAM New York, Feb. 1— Lieutenant D. R. Djay, Oakland, Cal., who was with the British royal 1 lying corps and ha I been wounded tv ire in a battle with German flyers 6000 feet in the air, landed here today from the White Star liner Adriatic. Another western flyer vas Lieu tenant Douglas Campbell, San Jose. Cal., who wore a D. S. C\, and Lieu tenant Steve Johnstone, San Fran cisco WORK SPEEDED ON FORMATION NATION LEAGUE IN PARIS MEET Usual Plenary Session Post poned to Permit Bureau to Hasten Action on the Frame Work of the Project. SEND MISSION TO EASE CZECH-P0LES' FRICTION Philippines and Panama Canal Not to Be Considered in the Question of Internationaliza tion of Colonial Possessions. By FRED S. FERGUSON. Baris, Feb. 1 The usual plenary session was postponed today to per mit the peace bureau to speed up fac tion on the frame work for the league of nations. The belief was ex pressed in certain quarters that dem onstration of the practicability of the league, as evinced, in several recent decisions b f the bureau, would hasten agreement on tlie details of its make up. The German colonial question was virtually settled in accordance with principles of the league. HAD ACTED PREVIOUSLY. Previously, the bureau had acted in the capacity of an association of na tions in warning central and eastern European countries to cease warring over disputed territories. The bureau assumed a similar capacity yesterday when it decided to send delegates to straighten out the argument between the Czechs and the Poles over posses sion of that rich industrial district. A queer angle has developed in the relations of the Czechs and Poles in that their representatives are sitting at the same peace conference to arrange a treaty with a common enemy, yet there arc outbursts of fighting be tween their own troops over the ques tion of readjustments of their own new boundaries. MONROE POLICY SAFE. A temporary settlement by the allied commission will be followed by final settlement by the league of nations when the latter institution is formally established. Speculation as to whether- the Philippines and the Panama canal will he considered in the internationaliza tion of colonial possessions and water ways was ended today when it was authoritatively stated that neither would be brought up as both are strictly American and free from a/y dispute. It was pointed out that the Monroe doctrine will not be disturbed as it will fit in automatically with the league of nations. 4.5th Regiment Coast Artillery and 309th Munition Train Aboard; Part of 339th Field Artillery Among Landed. Now York, Feb. 1 —The transport Si honey arrived here today with 3336 soldiers. The organizations aboard were tHo forty fifth regiment, coast artillery corps complete and the 309th ammu nition train complete. The following organizations of the 339th field artillery wore also aboard: Detachment headquarters company field and staff seebnd battalion, bat tories C and D. 18 officers and 448 men. They are part of the eighty eighth division, trained at Gamp Dodge, Dos Moines, Iowa, One officer and 40 men of the head quarters detachment of the 37th bri gado, coast artillery corps, six casual officers and five civilians, also came over on the Siboney. MORE COMING OVER. Washington. Feb. 1 The battleship North Carolina, Brest for New York, is due Feb. 8 with the following: Twelfth battalion of twentieth en gineers. composed of headquarters, medical detachments Sfith, 36th and 37th Companys to he demobilized at Fort Douglas. Utah. Fort Wright, Wash., Fort McDowell, Cal., Fort Slo cum. New York, Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Camp Meade and Washington ; ■»2nd company of the twentieth cugin eers, t,, he demobilized at Camp ( hübt. Camp Lewis, and Camp Meade; air service casual company 2 to be de mobilized at Gamp Upton, Camp Kear ney and Camp Meade; casual com pany 233. ( Donna.) The transport Norfolk is due at New York Feb. 15 with 22 civilians. The* transport Saxonia, ' Brest for New York, is due Feb. 8 with evacua tion Companys 21 and 23; first bat talion headquarters of the 50th refi ment coast artillery and over 1200 sick and wounded. The transport South Pole is due at New York Feb. 3, with one casual officer. YANKEE 'ACE OF ACES' STRESSES VITAL NEED FOR HUGE AIR SERVICE Captain Rickenbacker Declares U. S. Should Have Greatest Unit; Air plane Has Changed Warfare. New York, Feb. 1—Captain Ed die Rickenbacker, American ace, plans to devote his time to rous ing the United States to the need of the greatest air force in the world. Commenting today on his experiences in the war, Ricken backer declared that just as soon as possible he is going to Wash ington to offer his services to the government for a reasonable length of time and is thinking seriously of embarking on a* na tional tour to address the people, who, lie said, do not know the dif ference between a bombing and a combat plane. '"America's future depends upon its air service," said Ricken backer. "The biggest army and the biggest navy in the world would be useless in mod« rn warfare without the largest air service." I'aptain Rickenbacker declared America should bo able to mobil ize within 24 hours 10,000 aviators with five high class planes for each man. outre struction of air planes and of this service should be separate/ be continued, "but should dominate both the army and navy for the simple reason that air dominates the oceans and the earth. "The American people must he aroused to these facts at once. The government deserves some criticism for not allowing more to be known of the great use of air planes in the war. The mastery of airplanes has completely chang ed warfare." SECRET PRICE FIXilffi Senators Charge Parleys Be tween Packers and Food Board Officials Were Not Open; Much Pussy-Footing. Washington, Fob. 1- Criticism of se en t price fi.ving meetings be*.ween the. food administration and packers broke out in tbe senate agricultural commit tee today. W. A. Glasgow, counsel for tl»« food administration, flatly tie« lan d the meetings were open. "1 think other evidence before the committee is quite conclusive that se cret meetings between the packers and the food administration were held, and that afterward prices were announced," said Senator France. "Yet, you stated that meetings were open," France added. "I wasn't at those meetings and don't know, but I thought anyone who asked was permitted to attend," Glas govv explained. FOR "PUSSY-FOOTING." "There has been considerable, criti-jthe cism of the food administration for 'pussy-footing,' " Senator Gronna said. ,- f don't think they have given tie public or us the information we are entitled to," lie said. Dollar-a-year men in the food ad ministration came in for sharp in quiry. ''We look with some degree « f inter est on a man drawing $1<(,000 from the packers and serving in the food ad ministration, apparently with patriotic motives," warmly declared Senator France. "Any administration which allowed such a condition must be on the de fensive." ON EOR ROWED FUNDS. Packers wore allowed to make the maximum profits on borrowed money as well as on invested capital, Glas gow said. Strong objection was raised to this by senators. "I don't think you can show a single instance of a bank or any other in stitution making such profits as you permit," Senator Gronna declared. Glasgow answered that the packers had not made as much as the admin istration allowed. MEXICO CHECKING UP ON AMERICAN LOSS CLAIMS Washington, l*Yb. 1 -American losses through revolution and border band - itry in Mexico are being passed upon and damages established by the in demnity commission ot the Carranza government at Mexico City, it was an nounccd at the Mexican embassy here today. More than 49,900 separate claims, amounting to $250,000,000 haVe been filed with the commission by Mexi cans and foreigners covering the en tire revolutionary period, it was stated. THE WEATHER Forecast for Boise and vicinity: .POSSIBLY SNOW TONIGHT AND SUXDA V. For Idaho: Tonight and Sunday, fair In north, possibly snow In south portion. Highest temperature yesterday, 40. Lowest temperature this morning, 22. Mean temperature yesterday, 32. R. R. STRIKE IN BRITAIN NEAR; 500,000 MEN TO WALK OUT Labor Leaders Declare Only Government Intervention Can Prevent Railroaders From Leaving Jobs Next Week. CLERKS ALSO INCLUDED IN PROPOSED WALK-OUT Manual Workers Demand Equal Representation With Em ployers on Railway Managing Board and Wage Increase. Glasgow, Feb. 1—Troops were patrolling the streets today as the result of clashes between the Clyde shipyard strikers and the police yesterday. Shinwell, who became leader of the strikers, af ter the arrest of Kirkwood also has been taken in custody. LLOYD GEORGE REFUSES. Belfast, Feb. 1 Premier Lloyd George, telegraphing from Paris, today informed Arthur Devlin, Irish leader, that he would decline to intervene in the Belfast strikes. "I am in complete agreement with Chancellor Bonar Law that the same considerations which apply to Glas gow apply equally to Belfast," the premier declared. The attitude of the government as previously announced is that the strikers and employers should settle their differences at a joint conference. London, Fob. 1. Nearly n half mil lion railway workers will striki week unless the government inter venes, the United Press was informed by labor loaders today. Such a strike would completely paralyze transporta thin in Great Britain and Ireland. The walkout would effect more than 400.000 manual workers including train' men, engineers and switchmen, and over TO,000 clerks, including telegraph ers. The manual workers demand • «iu.il representation with employers on all railway managing boards and a V. ge advance of (<«n shillings i $2.50) a week. The clerks want joint control of all promotions and shorter hours, the day workers asking a 36-hour week and the night workers a 34-hour week. ULTIMATUM ISSUED. corkers, who are now. The manual controlled by the "shop stewards' which are generally regarded as con stituting a soviet form of management have already issued an ultimatum j that they will strike Feb. 9 unless their I demands are granted. The clerks who I are still represented by their regular j union off,,-mis. are .-ab» to be I-repure, 1 to walk out next week, however. if clerks walk out, It seemed certain | that the manual workers would take | advantage of this to set the date of j their own strike ahead and would quitj^y | simultaneously with the clerks. JURYTOGETALBERS' i | « ; ! l ! ! --—. Defense of Alleged Disloyalist Visited Deutschland Sub. Ends Answer to Charges Fri day; State Declares Miller lolated the espion ?.. Feb. 1.—The fate of veil known and wealthy in the hands of the •riba u- Tb ay afternooii com» the government's Portland, Or Henry Albers, miller, will b< jury Monday. The defense pitted its answer charge that Albers age act by making seditious «täte monts. The attorneys made their opening arguments to the jury this morning. The court recessed at noon, throwing the closing arguments and charge to the jury over until Monday morning. The feature of the rase Friday aft ernoon was the defendant's denial that he had been in Baltimore in 1916 and visited the submarine Deutschland and talked with Captain Koenig. He de nied he ever offered to bet with any one about the outcome of the war. ,Yuri n....... isan Francisco to Portland last (Mo her when Albers Is alleged to have ut u red many seditious statements. SAYS HE VISITED SUB. I As poll as Albers left the stand the ' government called Fred Haines a il irnoy county merchant who testifiod Albers told him ho had visited the llJeutM bland and Koenig, j Henry , Fusliing of Portland, was ! then called by Ihe government. He swore Albers wanted to bet him $1000 to fifty cents, and lend the half dollar, that tls kaiser could lick the world. In general, the defendant's testimony j was a sweeping denial of any senti ment except loyalty for the United Stales. Ho swore he was so drunk that bis mind was a complete blank the entire train journey from UNEMPLOYED MOBS IN VIENNA RAVAGE SHOPS; POLICE CHECK RIOTERS Bremen Workmen Revolt and Plan Defense of City Against Government Troops Coming From Beilin. Vienna, Jan. 31—The entire po lite force was called out today to suppress a mob of thousands of unemployed who were pillaging shops while inarching on tbe reichrath buildings. Many arrests were made and the others dis persed. The people were incited by communist speakers who urged them not to pay rent until they had been given work. At a mass-meeting held for the purpose of endorsing the league of nations, resolutions were passed in favor of neutralization of German Austria and German Bohemia un der protection of the allies. Copenhagen, Feb. 1—Workmen have revolted in Bremen and have decided to defend the city against government troops which are marching from Berlin, according to dispatches received here today. Hard fighting is expected. Amsterdam, Feb. 1 — Czecho forces have occupied eastern Si lesia, which forms a part of Aus tria. after heavy fighting with the Poles, according to a Vienna dis patch to the Cologne Volks Zei tung. 'Lone Star" Dietz Accused of False Draft Registration ; Charge He's of German Par-jut entage and Not Indian. j ! ! | l draft. testified his Feb. L William!and Spokane, Wash., (l.one Star) Dietz, Pullman and Mare i , , . . . i island football coach, was Indicted to j day by the federal grand jury on a charge of false registration under the Witnesses who knew Di.tz as a boy. mother's hair was flaxen ! and that his father spoke with a strong German accent. The father was for- : merly sheriff at Baraboo, Wisconsin. ; The contention was that Dietz was not, the Indian he claimed to be in hit questionnaire, but was of German jar- I entage. A claim for exemption was I made by Dietz based on his alleged In- j ' jj an or ig| n . j 1 p r . V eral weeks ago J. C. Argali, of .local draft boarl No. 2, brought th^ ; (Dietz exemption claim into the lime- , ]ig]lt wj(h a vigorous attack on the ruent. |is trying to kill mo in the public eye j That was the statement of William ] (Lone Star) Dietz today when informed the United Press that he had been j indicted in Spokane for making a false spirit of a man who would accept the government's bounty as an Indian and. then claim exempth n. Tills put the de- I partment of justice on the case and the j accusations briftight about the indict CHARGES FRAME-UP. "Somebody has framed up un me and draft registration. Dietz is here ap pearing in the movies. "If they want the truth as to whether I'm an Indian they can look me up in the records of the Pine Ridge, Dakota, Indian reservation or at Carlisle, where I played football," Dietz said. The famous coach and athlete was noticeably shaken by tbe news he had ! been indicted. j "Before there was any draft I of jfered my services to the marines,** Dietz said. TO DO HIS BEST BIT. I "When I became coach of the Mara Island marines l wanted to work whero I could do the most for Uncle Sam. That was always my attitude." Dietz said it might be some one had , mixed his record up with that of a j cousin in Wisconsin. "1 have 14 or 15' cousins in Wisconsin," he said. j "J. C. Argali of the Spokane draft ! beard lins been hounding me ever since 1 we had some trouble in a hotel at Spo- j ltene one night, lie accused me r ,f trying too much sugar in my coffee. 1 j 8unu>boäy is KO ,ng to pay for this. * _ I 'FRISCO BOILER MAKERS . I lir ,_ STRIKE AGAINST ORDERS ___ San Francisco, Fob, 1.—One tliou and boilermakers, working in shops »utsidc of shipyards, struck today. Ten [plants had been tied up at noon. The strike was called in defiance of the order of the Iron Trades council last night that the men stay on the job. The Iron Trades council "ill not aid I ii r* eni niCD if II I Cn IIU 1 U. O. bULUIt« MLLCU IN the strikers, and will t ike steps to have th« 1 Boilermakers union ousted i from the council, it was predicted. The I men are demanding the Macy award terms and back pay under the Macy I agreement to .August. ot MUNITION TRAIN BLAST Paris, Feb. 1 Sixty German pris- J mars, three French soldiers and an Amerlcan soldiers were killed today when an ammunition train exploded between Aubauge und Longwy. • not U.S. PROPOSES TRAT ENTENTE TROOPS TAKEN OUT OF RUSSIA Plan Submitted to France With Britain's Support, Calling for Immediate Withdrawal of All the Allied Forces. HEAR LENINE WILLING TO DISCUSS PARLEY OFFER Understood British Troops Are to Be Recalled by March, Re gardless of Action of Other Entente Powers. By LOWELL, MELLETT. Paris, Feb. 1.—The United States supported by Great Britain, has sub mitted to France a proposal tor im mediate withdrawal of all troops from Uussla, It was learned from authorita tive sources today. This move was made In conformity with unofficial Information, obtained by American agents that Premier 1 .1 nine and Foreign Minister Tc.hit eherin will accept the proposal for a joint conference at Prinkpos. providing that the allied forces are first with drawn. The British, In fact, are understood to be planning recall of their own troops by March, whether the United States and France take similar action EXIT TO BE CLOSED. British military officials are expert id to hold that withdrawal is urgent, as Archangel soon will be ice-locked exit will then be impressible. The Fri ' m;h are considering the proposal but have not yet given any intimation ^ their inlentlonB . While no official response has boon received to the wireless invitation of the associated powers, American agents conferring with Lenine's repre tentatives have informed the American delegation that both Lenine and Tchit !' h f" n are einanable to the plan for bolding a Joint conference, their only stipulation being withdrawal ot allied troops from Russian soil before the meeting is held, TROTSKY OPPOSED, complicating feature, however, is the fact that War Minister Trotsky and some of his supporters oppose an.v proposal for withdrawal of the allied forces, holding that their presence in Russia serves to revolutionary spirit, not on *Y * n Russia but in other eoun tries * Unofficial reports have been received proposal has -been discussed at a conference of the Soviets In Mos cow. The American delegation has been advised by Its agents that Len Ine'a political strength is sufficient to dominate this meeting and carry out his plans rather than Trotsky'*. 12,000 YANKS IN RUSSIA. Washington, Feb. 1—The United States has a little more than 5090 men in the Archangel region and between 7000 and 10,000 In Siberia. Negotiations concerning Russia are being conducted entirely at Paris. War department officials have been increasingly In favor of American withdrawal from Archangel. EDITH HYDE GOTHAM'S SUPER-BEAUTY; PICKED BY PAINTER NOTABLES New York, Feb. 1.—Ladies and gen tlemen of the United States, meet the most beautiful woman in New York. She is Kdith Hyde, 22, a brunette, with dear, blue-gray eyes, height 5 feet 4 inches. ;uiss Hyde was proclaimed Mnnhat tan's prize beauty at 3 o'clock this 'homing at the exclusive Chu Sin ( 'how costume ball, attended by social, literary, theatrical and art leaders of the city. The judges were the famous Jurtists Howard Chandler Christy, Tames Montgomery Flagg, Harrison Fisher and Penrhyn Stanlaws. Inasmuch as scores of beauties from all parts of the country compete^, it is expected Miss Hyde will claim the all - American Championship. Some of the [handsomest women of the stage, screen and studio entered the contest. ACCUSE MOTOR COMPANY OF ATTEMPTS TO FRAUD Chicago, Feb. 1.—Thirteen officers of the Pan Motor company, St. Cloud, Minn., were indicted by the federal grand jury here today on charges of conspiracy and use of the mails to de f ra .ud. The indictment charges the motor company misrepresented its equipment and production and disposed of about $5,000,000 worth of stock in the con cern. Advertised as producing motor cars and trucks, the indictment says the company merely assembled a few machines. PASS AGRICULTURAL BILL, Washington, Feh. 1.—The house to day passed the agricultural appropria tion bill, carrying approximately 131,. 000 , 000 .