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Mexican bank notes, state bills, $6-5a$35.00; pecot,
oid. $1.00; Mexican told, 51c; aadooales, 29c; bat
ilver, H. & H. quotation, $1.37; copper, 19201-2c;
gram, lover; livestocks, higher; stocks, lower.
El Paso and west Texas, cloudy; Ne-v Mexico, !e.a'
showers, warmer east of mountains: Arizona, general t
fair, comer.
Aeoer Together Except in
Alliances Bom of Po
litical Expediency.
Democrats to Seek Treaty
Compromise Because of
Force of Opinion.
ASHIXGTON. D. c, Jan. IS. This
is tiie story of Bryan vs. Wilson.!
., . ,
Lfnce upon a. urae nooarow vuBon,i
'liege president, wrote a letter ex-r--s&:ng
the profound hope that some--.
jy would knock the political per-
idjity of William Jennings Bryan
to "a cocked hat." The Commoner
-I just come back from a trip
round the world and advocated what
"n seemed socialistic doctrine,
iniflj, roremment ownership of
tilroads. X i more than four years
tier Mr. Wilson, president elect of
- ie United States, was resolving that
or the benefit of warty solidarity.
vones had better be bygones and;
- at tne man wno oeipea swing toe
- itimore convention for a progres-
i e candidate could not be ignored.
he made him secretary of state,
d. despite the inevitable conflict
-lued to arise duly between the
ro men. they managed to stay af
I'ated for about two years. Then
v broke. Sir. Wilson wanted to
tid. and did send a note to Germany
-r the sinking of the Lusitanla and
..n.y Implied the use of force to
mpei compliance with American de
ands. Then Mr. Bryan Resigned.
,I-. Brj-an abhorred the idea of wai
d resigned. Nevertheless, in the
.paign of 111, brother Bryan ment
'iv tne Mississippi river
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7,77 iL. ,3. r72Sr irJ2J
fw thoughts if the psildssV haaw
"ed to be in or wrote long metoo-
iumt if he Wasn't. Presently the
i-wers and acknowledgments got
' wer and fewer and the Commoner
-a me correspondingly discouraged.
v'ter the armistice he mnrd to bars
mething to do with the peace
- ' gotiations and even made soma sng--(Mmn
about the personnel of the
1 -nennan peace commissioners.
BTin Complains to Friends
Mr Brian complained to his friends
r trat sinc his advice wasn't ap-j
ti; welcome, he voom not otferl
nore, and he said sundrr other
i .nps about unwisdom of tcnortn?
e Republican party in the makeup
tbe peace mission and the terrible
icuii!Derane which the Democratic
, .rtv was be in a: coTnpetsl to bear In
'i? form of Wilson abitrariness and
' t ufficiencv Indeed. Mr. Bryan's
rrauons aiTierea very utue irom
at one mieht bear in the Republi-
' p cloakroom, only tbe Commoner
e-pt as parent over the errant ways
the Democratic child whilst the
i.publcans rejoiced over the discom-
lure or their opponent. Again and
-train Mr Bryan told his friends that
e president should accept reserva
''on. to the peac treaty: this conclu-
nn he reached after a careful examl
ation of the public opinion. He
Aemed it much more effective help
!-- the president to say that the
-aty should be ratified with reserva
n than to argn for unqualified
..mption and be dismissed by the
t? as a mere echo of the Wilson
u.ruB. Mr. Bryan's idea when he
'sijrned from the cabinet was that
.- could help Mr. Wilson outside the
abinet by bufldin? a public optnloo
irainst ar that would aid Mr. Wil-
- -n inside the cabinet.
So Mr. Bryan has been p reach -lair
reservation and. now. be
raoae Mr. Wilton Isn't wfllinjp to
ennromIse tfeoagh Mr Bryan
thinks the country wants com
promisetae Commoner plans to
;o ob helping; the president by
baUdlngr up a pnbHe opinion that
will help the president see how
willing ac is.
Another thing. Mr. Bryan, con
-ratulated In 1912 with repeated men-
- on of the single term plank of the
Baltimore convention, soldier like ac
Tted the verdict of the St. Louis
invention In 1116. not even being a
iIegrate; privately he hadn't chansed
his view that one term was enossh.
nywaj. he was congratulated for
i mo era tic success. When Mr. Wll
-on failed to say definitely on his
Murn from Europe that he wasn't a
nndidat tor a third term. Mr. Bryan
ri aw restive and impatient and so
r finally decided to help the presi-
'm again this time by telling his
-low Democrats what the issues
-- r.uld be so they could pick their
- .an to tit tne issues. veteran
olulcan of the party as candidate for
s presidency on the Democratic
iiricet back in 1$. when ererrbody
i-emc; mentioned for the presidency
today had not even been heard of In
nubile life. Mr. Bryan considered him-.-elf
entitled to say a few words,
la It Really a Break!
Mr. Wilson says be is willing: to
allow the country to decide the
treat v issue at a solemn referendum.
Mr Bryan says, "We cannot make the
league and treaty an issue in tfe-e
i ext campaign." All the newspapers
ftpeak of this conflict as a "break."
bbt Is there such a thing as break
between the two men who were never
together except as they walked arm
'n arm in those ephemera alliances
hich grow out of political ex
pedience? The difference between Mr. Bryan
and Mr. Wilson never affected the
(Con finned on page 3. column L)
The pro red circulation of
. The EI lao Herald Is nearly .
twice that of any other El
Taao pFr.w
In The U.
rv forces
Before Supreme
Highest Tribunal Denies Jersey Liquor Men Permission
To Bring Original Action To Test Validity Of Prohi
bition Amendment And Enjoin Its Enforcement;
Court Rules It Has No Jurisdiction In the Matter
XTASHIN"GTQN, D. C, Jan. 12. The. supreme court today denied per
mission for the New Jersey Retail Liquor Dealers' association to bring
original proceedings in the supreme court to test the constitutionality of the
national prohibition amendment and
sey. The court held it had no jurisdiction.
State Rights Involved.
In seeking to bring the original
proceedings, the association alleged
that the proh ibition amendment in
terfered with the state police power.
and iru a violation of the fifth
amendment prohibiting the taking of
private property without just com
pensation. .... ., ... ..Ji ,?
i " . uun,, ,6..V. ----
contentions and devoted himself
ttrelv to the Question of Jurisdiction.
He amid the court held that no n-rht
existed by which a citizen of a state
could sue that state without itF ion
sent. In this instance the stat j of
WASHINGTON'. D. C Jan. 12.
Another week of conferences
between senators in an effort to
break the deadlock on the peace
treaty opened today with leaders of
several groups hopeful some definite
headway would be made within
few days.
Democratic leaders said Xemocratlc
senaiors were not yex "pieageg- 101
support any definite program of com
promise reservations. Senator Hitch
cock, the administration leader, is
hopeful, however, that a set of com
promise reservations will be evolved
soon winch win secure general Demo-
""v .- .. uc .Mp-.-
able to president wun ata to
Ma.y r.fnt. Unsettled.
Democratic senators who attended
the home
homa. at which comproassse swa-ges
of points rJll were unsettled
that the conference wmpM be
They said the conference' was
in harmony with the president
view of accepting; reservatloBv
vraleh were Interpretative, but
not detmctlve.
Senator Lodse. the Republican
i leaner, exnectx utta wic tn mnrr
with many eenators. Incladinir lead-
era of the "mild reservation" He-
publican group and Democratic lead
Crjir Ratification.
A nnmber of Democratic senators
received telegrams today from Wil
liam J. Bryan, urging ratification of
the peace treaty so the United States
could enter the league of nations by
the time the league council holds
its first meeting1 next Friday. The
telegram follows:
-I -very earnestly hope that It
may br possible to seenrc an
agreement on the venerations
and reselntlsn ef ratification be
fore next Friday no that our u-
Urge Bee Clinic To Oust
I. W. W. MembersFromHives
A BEE clinic may be established
The purpose of a bee clinic Is to
provide a means of detecting foul
brood and other bee maladies whica
might be introduced into the sani
tary and respectable bee families of
this locality.
It seems that there are bolshevik
bees who don't keep clean. Just like
tho I -BT W. And the El 1-aso Bio-
, . .. l
keepers' association at Its meeting-;
Saturday afternoon at the chamber j
of commerce voted to keep after the I
county attorney so he would be cer-'
Europe's Food Crisis Over,
Hoover Tells House Solons
WASHINGTON. D. C Jan. 1!. Be
cause of "enormously improved"
conditions overseas, the task of feed
ing Europe until next harvest on Oc
tober 1 will not be the burden on the
American government It was last
year, the bouse ways and means cora-
Have The Goods And
Advertise Them; Results
Proof that "advertising pays"
when you have -the goods
to deliver" was given Sunday
when the Grecian theater, in face
of a snowstorm, broke all records
for six months and the Ellanay,
with toe same program, broke all
previous records hyllM.
Manager Ben Lewis advertised
a Charlie Chaplin and a Will
Rogers film for the day: both are
favorites with audiences. He
"went strong on his advertising.
Then came the snow and tne
aiuah and he was gloomy Sunday
morning But aa tbe 'day wore on
people began to crowd in lines
outside the box offices. Ben smiled
and remarked:
Tf yon have the goods and ad
vertise them, the people will buy.
Nothing atops them."
Still he didn't exnect to break
records. Bat tne days
showed that he did.
bnsiness II
S. War On Booze,
enjoin its enforcement m New Jer
New Jersey denied that permission.
Arcne Rhode I slant! Case
Arguments on th motion of the
,t ate of Rhode Island for permission
to institute original proceedings to
test the constitutionality of the fed
eral prohibition constitutional amend
ment and enjoin its enforcement in
that state were heard today by the
supreme court.
Attorney general Herbert A. Rice,
of Rhode Island, attacked the man-net-
in which the amendment was
ratified, and contended that it wai
revolutionary and invalid. Solicitor
general King argued that the su
preme court was without jurisdiction.
tton caa enter the league of u-
aiaraaa . mass iubi (Hivn via a,.-
uary 16.
The joy of the American people
would. I am sure, be as universal as
it was when the armistice was
Not Original With Bryan.
Mr. Bryan's position on the treaty
was discussed briefly in the senate..
Senator King. Democrat. Utah, said:
th Drooosal for comoromlse reserva-
turns "was not original wttn Mr.
Brran." aUhouah a tarce part of the
tirthipiM TSTb, d S
a number of Democratic senators are
cow ready to abandon their previous
views and ratify the treaty."
"My own opinion Is that the treaty
will be speedily ratified with certain
reservations." said senator King.
"1 also believe the treaty will be
ratified promptly." remarked senator
Ashurst. Democrat, Arizona, "but 1
think It will b ratified sooner be-
Sao Francisco. CaHf- Jan. 1Z. Re
publican . leaders from California.
Oregon, Washington and Idaho today
rreeted Will H. Hays, chairman or
tbe KepaDllcaa nauouai commiiiee.
and his party, indadiae several na
tional Republican women leaders.
thus nEPuriLiavs coixcti.
Fort Worth. Teias. Jan. 15. A
meeting or the board of directors of
the Texas RepabUean council vii
called Saturday by chairman C C. Lit
tleton to ceet here Wednesday. Janu
ary It. at the Metropolitan.
The board will consider tariff rerl
sion and national legislation affecting
Texas industries. Quite a number of
prominent Democrats have been in
vited into the conference. The council
wi'l appoint a committee to formulate
a tariff policy and the schedule re
quired to properly safeguard Texas
interests, accordins to chairman Lit
tleton. tain to enforce the law against dls
eased bees, which requires they
be inspected before they can be
brought in. To do this a bee clinic
would be needed.
Right now. beekeepers say, there
are so diseased or dirty sees in tne
county. All of them are clean and
industrious. In fact, the bees ci
this county produced S0.tt pounds
or honey last year.
rnroe new memoers were uku
into the association of bee men at
as.1 AAa.l fPk. M.Mka.. seam
i.""1 """- ": "S"S.".."I
it. o. Turner. Mrs. t. u. ne ana
W. J. Rtahraann- is president and
P. G. Laurenmann is secretary oi tne
ia Paso Beekeepers' association.
mittee was told today by Herbert
"From the signing of the armistice
until last July 1. the provisioning -f
Knrope cost f2JM.Me.ea.." be said.
"That was a burden on our govern
ment and the taxpayers. In one form
or another, the United States treas
ury advanced $:JS.M,M to reed
Europe. But this year Europe will
be laraelr able to feed itself bv the
exchange of goods, and credits of
UtM.Me.M0 to neo.090.000 from th
United States."
Denver. Colo- Jan. IS. Mildred
i Stnart. a IS year old high school stu
jdent. shot herself last night in the
j bathroom of the home of her father.
M M. Stuart while the family was at
dinner, according to police surgeons
! wno responded to the calL
i. Parents of the girl said she was
j forced to give up her work in school
last week on account of ill health and
'this led to melancholia which caused
the deed.
Montreal. Jan. II. New York In
terests have purchased substantial
! holdings in the Canada Car and Foun-
dry company with a view to greater
1 1 aeveiopmem or lis export nasinev?, ic
JJwas reported here today.
First Mortgage Company to
Erect an Office Build
ing Thereon.
at a big price
McNary, Toolcy, White
Purchase Property; Con
sideration $196J)00.
AKE of the largest real estate trans-
J actions In the history of SI Paso
was consummated Saturday when the
famous block of ground, known as
"the Coney Island property." lying
between the Sheldon hotel and the
First National bank and consisting of
40 feet frontage on Oregon street and
1"0 feet depth on Sheldon street, was
purchased by Messrs. Z. T. White. W.
L. Tooley and James G McNary for,
a jons me ration oi is.wo.
The Conor Island Dronertv has for
about so years been owned by Con
nertson ana iane. ana has for a nam
ber of years been under lease hy
Powers and Truesdale. with an op
tion to buy. The trade between
Powers and Truesdale and the pur
chasers was negotiated hy Broad dui
and Le Baron.
It is understood that Messrs White.
Tooley and McNary are taking the
property over not as a personal in
vestment, but are acting for the First
Mortgage company, of which Mr. Mc
Nary is president. Mr. Tooley vice
president and manager, and Mr. White
vice nresidnt and director.
It is also understood that an of
fice building is to be erected upon
the property as a home for the First
Mortgage company and the Pioneer
Abstract ana Til
Itle Guarantee com-
Boston. )!..&. Jan. 12. A vte&m
ahrp service from this port to San
Francisco bj wit of the Panama
canal will be inaugurated abont
March 1 vita the sailing: of the
steamship Jbnav. Six vsseels vm
maintain the service with monthly,1 furnish a siaffneitt t i.m, 0per
S-Cv.tn.T-ARMr TWrtertio.v'
Denver. Colo., Jan. 1? Plans tor
a nationwide extension of the work
of the Salvation Army into all the
emaiier cities ana rural sections
were announced here, following a
conference of western territorial
and provincial officers and field rep
resentatives. The undertaking is to
be launched In seven western states
Colorado. New Mexico, Arisons,
Utah. Nevada. California and Ore
gon, and henc extended to embrace
the entire country.
Sacramento, Calif.. Jan. 11. -Abra-
h. m Re of, former political bos. con
icted in San Francisco of bjbery.
has been emoted a. Tnarttot. bv crr.
'Wllliam D. Stephens. This auto-
n-aticailr restores to Reuf the riawts
of citizenship.
London. Em:.. Jan. 1- The orince
of Wales will probably leave Crgland
for Australia about the middle of.
March on board the Battleship Re
nown. It is believed he will eo by
way of the Panama canal.
Butler Asserts
U.S. Must Adopt
Budget System
Washington. D. C. Jan. 12. Nlcko
las Hurray Butler, president of
Columbia university, told the senate
committee considering a national
budget system today that lax adminis
tration was responsible for much of
the present day public dissatiafxetion.
"A national budget system with
provision requiring cabinet officers
to come face to face with both
houses of congress," he said, "would
put congress where it should be
in control of tbe financial situation.
and enable both congress and the
country to fix on the president com
olete resBonsibilltT for any error or
delinquency In administration.
35 Members Of Creu)
Of British Steamer Lose
Lives During A Storm
Weymouth. Eng Jan. IS. Thirty
five members of the crew of 12 of
the British steamer Treveal were
drowned when the Dig vessel was
wrecked on Kimmer Edge Rock, near
St. Alban's Head, during a violent
storm in the channel Saturday.
Buenos Aires. Argentina. Jan. 12.
The Italian steamer Prlneipessa Ma
falds, which was reported to have
struck a mine and sunk with a less
of TO lives, is safe, according to ad
vices received by local agents for
the company.
Many People Killed
When Avalanche Hits
Italian Albs Village
BERNE. Switzerland. Jan. 12.
Pomchia, a village Is the
Italian Alps, has been buried by
an avalanche and many persons
are reported to have been klMed.
Five children were killed in their
home, which was buried by an
avalanche near Galtuer In the
Vorarlberg mountains. Heavy
snowstorms in the Alps have
blocked railroads and highways,
many villages being isolated.
Many A Man Would Like To Enlist To Fight It
Burglars Visit Gov.
Campbell's Home, But
TaJe Only Sombrero
PUOENIX, ArlL. Jan. 12. In the
absence of the family, burglars
Saturday night ransacked the
home of Gov. and Mrs. Thomas K.
Campbell here, passed up the
family plate, overlooked several
valuable pieces of jewelry and
escaped only with the governor'
best sombrero.
Miners Will Accept Decis
ion on Strike, Acting Pres
ident Tells Board.
Brewster Says Producers
Will Agree to Finding,
but Seek Action Data.
ttuniaons coal mii-ers will ac
cept unreservedly anr decision made
by the president's coal eomraltsisn.
Joan L. lwl. acting nnsMaatdK
the United Mine Workers t AstetM.
declared at the opentsg terfar oftffce
lirst public hearings ef tm casHaas
siOB. Mr. Levis said miners" rea-
rwentatives wonW assist Uw caoi
miasioa's iaqnlrr.
ir. iewurs assuraaee was snma. tu
answer to a question by Hi llnjin
Henry X. Robinson. i
Thomas T. Brewster, cbatrasaH of
the scale committee of toe opeanMrs
In the central competitive field, re
plying to th same question by the
chairman, said he could make ao
promises foe the operators ontil the
comisaion had rfvea answers to le
eoestions propoandd by the oper
ators. Chairman Jtobioson eaid the ooin-
mlssion would take up the quesctoas
jStSrAi. -
Among the o&erators on
ware whether the owamiision's
would be final and Madlnc "" both
misers and operators: wbsjkcr the
commission woald act cpoa, matters
brought up by either aids; as to Its
authority to fix wages up ot down:
whether it would consider it had
power to mak retroaetfre awards
concerning wages and soices, and
whether In fixing paces to sustain
Its decisions it would aomridcr that
the prices so made would not bold
after the expiration of the Lever food
and fuel act-
Mr. Brewster said the questions
were suDmaud "To clanry tne situa
tion." "If tbe answers by the commission
were not satisfactory to the opera
tors, might some of them be unwHl
lnc to abide by the finding: finally
madeT" asked the chairman.
Coal Barons to Agree.
"We'll stand by the decision on any
point. We submit to arbitration,
Mr. Brewster returned.
"X understand then yon will only
accept this decision so far as It
touches matters yon submit" con
tinued the cnairman.
"I shouldn't like to answer that
without a conference with some of
my associates here," Mr. Brewster
"Isn't it wise to accept president
Wilson's letter ot instruction to the
committee as outlining Its powers
fully and assume that Its members
will do ss good a piece of work as
they can?" asked Mr. Robinson.
"We assume that." Brewster re
plied. -Then we'll take the whole-list of
questions under advisement and make
a statement later," Mr. Robinson
Washington. D. C. Jan. 12. Presi
dent Wilson's second Industrial con
ference reassembled today, after a
several weeks recess, to consider the
mass of suggestions and proposals
for stabilisation of the nation's in
dustrial situation. These came in re
sponse to a request to the public for
constructive criticism of the confer
ence's tentative plan made public De
cember -9.
The nlata for ttl in sr indiittriaJ dis.
putes favored by tbe conference pro-1
twm a nauonai conciliation inniMi
at Washington and regional boards
of inquiry and adjustment. Some of
its suggestions have been adversely
criticised by officials of the American
.re-aeraiton ot lanor ana representa
tives of other union labor organisa
tions. Montreal Threatened
With General Stride;
Employes Discharged
Montreal. Can, Jan. 12. A general
strike in Montreal was threatened
to-day as a result of the discharge of
employes of the municipal water
works, whose strike for higher
wages caused a water favine for two
A resolution adopted by tbr trade
and labor councils urges that organ
Ired labor stop all work in the cftyj
unless the provincial government I
ousts the commission nhirh dis
charged the water works employes, j
Lord Kilmarnock Goes to
Berlin as Diplomatic
Greco-American Treaty tox.
Be Denounced With
Similar Pads.
. toe Mmcxicaa raaway cosiiaj&eitm. whka nas oces corecuns ine cp
t oxDaar, K-g; Jan. isLord ku- m6oQ of fa Siberian ra3rwi wiH come out before that time, it was
U marnock loft London today to act! . , .;, , ., n ci t. . n l t.
as British diplomatic representative
in Berlin.
His departure marks an Important
step in the reestablish meat of diplo
matic relations between Great Britain
and Germany, which win be effected
almost immediately. Console and con
suls general wtU be appointed shortly
by the two goranuMttts, Germany
will be flrsi represented hare by a
charge d'affaires bat It is believed
the rank will soon be raised to tasH
of minister, instead of ambassador as
WHim io Jsnue alL.
Waahingtoa, D. C Jew. U. The
formal call for the mat sMotlog of
the Leagnc of XaUaoc eMSdl which
is to be held at Paris Friday, will
be Issued by president Wlleoa, prob
ably today, it was announced at the
state department.
The president's call win be brief
and- will be directed to the ambassa
dors of the various entente powers
so they may notify their govem-
xaents. roe council will meet at
1:M a. m, Paris time. ,
Emftt TTMtT'M n.nn..t.t.n
Athens. Greece, Sunday, Jan. 11
The Greco-American cosimercial
treaty will be denounced on January
13 as has been done already with such
ireauea w;m otner nations- ?f?ati-
ations will then be taken up to con
clude new treaties with tbe govern
ment In question.
uoasfaer Adriatic Promalem.
Pans, France. Jan. it The three
i-tnknm ganrilX-
at the lanim
isw Annane sseauen.
The supreme council did not sit
assay. Its next meeting will be held
tomorrow. The peace conference com
mittee oa credentials today examined
the Jetton of credit of the Hungarian
peace delegates and found them to be
T Resume Relations.
, Paris. France. Jan. 12. The Span
ish ambassador at Berlin, who has
been representing th. interests of
Franco at the German empu.;. .ti
fied tbe German government yester
day that France had taken action for
the resumption of diplomatic relations
with Germany. France's .rgc iaf
falrs will probably leave Pan for
rerim oa January is.
iermany nas not
the nomination sf
ierner. ssss or t
in Parts, as the Cei
French capital, nor of thawtnlnatmn
oi anyone else. Jteanwsma. baron
von Lersner remains as the provis
ional charge. It was said Is German
delegation circles today that Germany
nigni retrain xor tne present rrom
naming a charge
London Laments
Absence Of U.S.
A t Ratification
London. Sag. Jan. 12. Regret that
the United States did not participate
in ratification of the treaty of Ver
sailles is expressed by today's news
papers. Some editorials strike a dole
ful note.
"The omission of America's signa
ture to the ratifying document." says
the' Telegraph, "stands for the dlsap-
'et avext apuce or
JfJtiTKlil -
nSssBsnaWdt the
point ment of the hope that glowed j was expected here today for the com
with promise for humanity a, yr ! mittee's hearings. Senator Marcus A.
aro. It is true the league of nations
exists by the terms of the treaty
but the world knows that until the
United States adheres to the league
not one tithe of the usefulness and
moral authority It should possess will
belong to it."
Lament's Russia Absence.
The Telegraph also cites the ab
sence of Russia from Saturday's cere
mony and says: "Until the sky in
2.- SrSTSL 2?r -t-E
0e je. I largely by evaders of the American
Doubts of the reality of peace be- jarmy draft will be given to the sub
hind the formal act of ratification committee.
are expressed by the Dairy News: )
"There is not a nation which cannot.
tr it wisnes. manuxaeture new griev
ances out of the settlement to trouble
the peace of the world." It says. "Oc
casions of offence are so numerous
fTontlaned on Pace '
Print Paper Shortage
Hits Them All Alihe
That The Herald Is not the only
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ot advertisements are omitted
from the New Tork Times as a re
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print paper.
Advertisers and advertising
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full pages, are asked to cooperate
with the Times by reducing their
space and thus obtaining greater
assurance sf tlktBxBsertlon of their
announcements. Advertisements
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early day and hour before publi
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Early In February Set As Date For Demobilization Of
Americans Stationed In Frozen Wastes Of Russia;
8000 Men Affected By Order From "Washington;
"Work Of The Railway Commission Is Completed.
WASHINGTON. D. C. Jan. 12. (By the Aoqatcd Prea). The
8000 American troops in Siberia wfll begin trteir homeward move-
i raent soon after the midcSe of February.
! Japan w31 protect the Siberian
I eastern Siberia.
I Tl. A .-1. -
Kiuacu ieaay dau a utc t-cunu-wfovdK. uoops wbi nave ocen re
patriated early Best mostb. the reason for tbe preseace of the American
m3kary forces wdl bave bees removed.
Agreement Canceled.
The American troops were sent to
Siberia to assist the Czechs, who
were trying: to reach Europe via
Vladivostok, and In accordance with
an agreement reached with Japan
and the entente powers. Japan has
been notified of the cancelation of
tbe agreement, as far as the Ameri
can forces are concerned.
Japan recently took up with the
American government the question
of Increasing its forces in Siberia so
as to check the Bolaheviki. and tne
negotiations are con tiu nine.
Tbe American forces in Siberia are
volunteers recently sent there to re
Christian Missionary Held
By Band Of Chinese Rebels
Defying Power Of Governor
pEKIX China. Jan. 12. (By the Aa-
i .sociatea .Tress . ur. a. ju. obw-
ton. a Christian missionary, was cap
tured by bandits at Laoyakuaa, near
Yunnaa-Fn. on January 3, and is be
ing held for 1-aBaSO-m, according to re
ports received here.
two dans-hteEB. who
toys arrived at Tsanaj-Fn say the
'atlvfsSpei"B acveeT tower'" saave9Trwif
Yang Tieng Fa, a notorious outlaw,
who has been operating, with Mies
followers, in the xocmn mountains.
It is said the object of his lawless
acts has been to discredit the local
governor for refusing to accept ch-
terms of surrender laid down hy tne
The brigands stated the-; would
treat their prisoner as a guest unless
the military was employed to effect
his release. Tang Tieng Fu is re
ported to have been - located as a
militarr officer in Japan.
Officials of the American le rat ion
here and Chinese authorities are in
vestigating the case.
Asks Missionary" jteiease
Washington. D. C, Jan. 12. The
American legation at Pekin has
been directed by the state depart
ment to reanest the cooperation of
th French consul at Tun nan Fu in
efforts to obtain the release or tne
Rev. A. I. Shelton, American mis
sionary captured by brigands it
Tibet on January 2 and held for ran
A message from Cincinnati Sunday
night gave the first information ot
the capture of Dr. Shelton. It was
announced there that the foreign
Christian missionar-v society, a lts-
ciple ehurch orgs aria t ion, for whtch
Dr. Shelton had for Ji years been a
missionary in China and Thibet, had
That American Draft Dodgers Back
Bolshevik Program For Mexico To Be
Told Before Senate Investigators
QAN ANTONIO. Tex, Jan. 12 Sena-
J tor A. B. Fall, of New Mexico.
chairman of the senate sucomratttee
investigating the Mexican sitaatioa.(
Smith, of Arisons. already is here.
Scores of witnesses. Including many
Mexican refugees, are waiting to tes
Information regarded by govern
ment agents here as evidence that
i-irruii government officials
plan to establish a
vlt-wl-,, --Ji . n vi.Tim an-, that
,rhrprme1r sulSoSed
39,600 Bsespe Service.
Assertions that Americans who nr
to Mexico to escape the draft are im
plicated In tbe plan to bring Mexico
under the rule of the radicals are
based on state menu published in the
official organ of the communist party
'"Mexico. American government re
ports tend to support the statements.
According to published boast. i 00
A-artSS'i serslce in the
?hl2 -".k-0 "xxl- Most remain
there and the nam, of a few have
SSSSfi ,tbt.-1,5r""' of the com-
'"-"-- - - w. w. organisations as
""""i emntw in furthering the
cause of radicalism.
! Dr. Atl. an agitator of the earlv
na.-'.SL.Ci.rri,,"c i"trs!tion
.has appeared in Sonora. where, ac
cording to American goyernmeot re
ports, a coworker named Lentne. who
Isavs he is a crnuln t k. ..-
Header, has been urging workmen to
organise ior me oay when you will
drive all foreigners across the border
I into the United States."
i An "appeal" recently published in
; Mexico by the communiat party, saya:
, "The worst bandits in th. world the
I landits or Interaatleasllmi have
been trying for many months to start
war between the United States and
I Mexico."
ICall. on "Tomrades.
It calls on their "comrades in other
raSroad and the loyal Russians in
..A- t t.. !..... ..
place the original drafts of se!" i.
service men sent in when the inter
allied movement was launched,
the summer of 1918. Thev are
by JtaJ. Gen. Grave.
London, Eng.. Jan. 12 The capt ."
of 3,44 prisoners is claimed -d
official statement issued today b
soviet government at Moscow. ?
details of the results of Boi-np
operations on the southern fmnt s
tween December 21 and Jan-a'v
been Informed by the state le?
ment of the capture, the departs.
adding that it had demanced i -?
dlate action.
Dr. Shelton. who fo-ir.f-r.. - i
at Anthony, Kan. was st.it oaJ
I Satan c. province of -zeohuan. -'
fthe Tloetaa border. The pone wi
ne- was- eavtatred is in Yunnan vri
iaco. which borders zct-ua-.
Oklahoma City. Okla Jut.
Abatement of a mysterious ep ,!..
which has resulted In the deit'
three women and two m-n a i-i
the illness of - 9 person? it :--.
took. Ok la-, was noted tod'
cordmK to ma,, or A. J. BatiP. t .
city. Between .0 and 50 nerso-ts j
ill now. but no fatalities were
corded Sunday.
The only cause for the er- ;-r
which began three weeks ss w"
light attacks of dysenterj. an r
characterized by sudden atta-S
Indigestion and symptoms resT
ing cholera, is the water, so :
is known, the mayor satd.
Washington. D. C Jan. !?. r""-. --
dent W'lson today summoned ser- -e
tary Glass to the white nous f- a
conference at which it was end- -stood
a successor to Mr. Ola's was -
be discussed. Mr. Glass taxes r s
In the senate to which he vas a
oolnted to succeed the late s .-a
Martin, of Virginia.
Mr. Glass is Known " ' " ' -
selection of assistant secreu "e
fingwell to succeed hm.
to help prevent "this c1"
that the Imperialistic Caiigc'as a
Hereds of the world seek to corn-
-Prevent a declaration of war :r
can. the plea says- - -
Without workers to do the mas'-
vll Wddlng. without soldiers to ot"
the brutal orders. uc
Tnother article, captioned Tt-e '
gro and War With Mexico." Is an ap
peal to the negroes of the u-
States to revolt sgainat the goe
ment at WsahlngtTU.
Thls article asserts American c.
taltam Is afraid of Bolshevism in M -loo
and wants Intervention. Mex
Is fertile soil for soviet seed?.
Warning that Luis Cabrera, c'-. '
the Mexican cabinet, had sags eat r
the expulsion from Mexico or 'c ,
than M Americans because tne '
organised at Tatnpico a post ''
American Legion, has been s"r
Franklin D'Olier. nations, r
ICOBtxaoed on page 3. column X
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specialties: feature motion ?
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