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! Cable News. Auto Cable News, Auto and Classified Section and Classified Section WEEK-END EDITION, NOVEMBER 27-28, 192a WAR PRISONERS STILL HELD IN SIBERIA EL PASO AIRSHIPS TO LOCATE a Tkmi nr1 at t Tnnrn REPORTBYWIRELESS Base Will Be Established at Newfoundland and Four Non-Rigid Air Cruisers Will Sail Over North Atlantic and Locate the Seals for the Seal Hunters Next Spring. T ONDON. Eng.. Nov. 27. The river Thames has been &e starting place of many a novel venture, but seidy of none more novel than that which set sail recently m the steamer Akoada for NewfotiBdnnd. Ob board the Alconda were four bob rigid airships which are to be used next spring in a first attempt by means of aerial observation and wire less telegraphy to direct the coarse of the steamers which set out each year from St Johns m search of the seal ice from the far norm. The expedition, which hu been or- ramxed and Is being taken over by Krank J. Tippen, con sol ting engineer end constructor to the Newfoundland Foverirment and a well-known expert 01 the design of large commercial airships, is a very complete one. Three of the four airships are of he sea-scouting- type which, during the war, did soch valuable work In the detecting- of enemy submarine raft z nd earned the nickname of blimps." The fourth Is a larger airship of he same type, driven by a couple of Rolls Royce engines. The party includes two alrsb ip 1 lots, of whom the chief la Captain ' llliams, an officer who distinguished himseelf during- the war in airship ork o.er the North sea. In addition there is a wireless ex-r-rt, while the party also includes the necessary engineers and riggers. P The airship station In Newfound land will be established at Betwood c n the Exploits river. Here a perma nent hangar will be erected, with a hydrogen-producing plant, sad the base will also comprise a wireless fetation and meteorological depart- j meat. 1 Probably two of the airships will be ! employed In the first seal locating ! test, which will -be made early next j 3 ear. They will fly out over the north I Atlantic and keep in touch during their observations by meaus of wire- ' less with the. fleet of sealing steamers "which puts out to sea each year from its base at St. Johns with the Inten tion of Intercepting the tast herds of : nun? seals congregated on the mov ice US. COMPANIES JUBILANT OVER STEEL ORDERS By WILLIAM L. MALL A BAIL. Tycndon. Eng., Nov. 27. "American companies are jubilant at the steel orders they have taken In England." This was the statement made by A. J Ho be on, president of the British Associated chambers of commerce at a meeting of the British Commercial 'as association held recently in Shef field. Hobson has just returned front A m erica and he took tbe opportunity i-f the association meeting to warn . his fellow countrymen of the menace r of American competition. Th American manufacturers are 1 rfakmg into quite new trades in this 1 o-jnt," added Hobson. "For the f-rt time they have takes large or ipis for colliery winding ropes for l nglish pits. This has been brought .-bout by the action of the miners in demanding a price for coal which made it impossible to make these ropes in England. Strike Beeeta Prices. "Not only was the ras industry be-i-ir lifted to an abnormal level of price for the same reason, but so v ere other British industries and the r. Milt was roing to be very uetW mental to the commerce of the na tion." continued the speaker. "T7r to now the price of coal has rot much mattered to the steel in dustry because, owing to the famine of supplies throughout the world the price has been passed on as part of the price of steel," declared Hobson. That has ceased to be the case and t 1 great steel industry of England j 11 have a desperately bad time be-fr-e it if the result of th strike does ot bring about some modification in ihe price of coal." Disquieting news for British mann a -turers is coming in from other cea rs of the steel industry. It is re ported from Morriston t!t a large number of steel workers there have nt-cided to sail for Canada, where the Valdwins are erecting a large steel jMant. W erics Civ Dews. Many works have r-losed down in nausea and at the same time 7M t -ns of Belgian pig iron arrived at .w-ansea docks from Ghent consigned : local works at Morriston and Gor veinon. This is the first Belgian pig iion to arrive in this section and the consignment is said to be very sig nificant. . , . , , Steel works at Weardale. which avc large government contracts, are Premier Declares No Swing Toward Revolution Existing In Italy: People Confident By EAKLK t LONDON. Ens., Nov. 27. There Is neither a swerving toward mili tary dictatorship nor a swing to ward revolution In Italy, the Italian premier. Big. Glolltti. declares in an 3-iterview with a correspondent of the Mancheste- Guardian. There is a idespead confidence h mo rig the people of Italy, the writer declares, that Giolitti If succeeding and will continue to succeed in his efforts at brinrmp the country safely through to recovery- "I read that Jtal on ibr verge of a militar- dictatorship." the pre nier is quoted as pay, pit "You can sure that u- h a danger is ab s urd. In 1898 Italy nude her br'ef a.nd ii iiastrous experiment in military die- cabinet remains my iormer one. wxn t itorship. which served to strengthen out the least reactionary tendency." - 1 rej venate the Liberal policy o I To an inquiry about the rumor that v Vch I ronperated my life and work I IVAnnunzi plan? a march from 4 f'v cabinets. I am faithful to par- j Flume through Italy. Giolitti said: fa'-v prerogatives, and during 'D"Annunzio has not moved a step -ve-T-'vTWKhip I think I hav out of Fiume. nor will he if he under go' stratei tr-at the development of j standi the temper of the country." herds wuch come drifting down on the "Q A T- O T TTT T tjftjllj tJ 1 li HELPS CUBAN" WIN OFFICE Havana, Cuba. Nov. J 7. Victor Munox. sporting? editor of Bl Mando. of Havana, woo has attended ail of the world series games tn the last six years, won his fight for member ship In tbe city council here by novel aarerasing: zneuoas. Instead of attending political rallies. Munox -west to the ball games, and on election day took Babe Rath, the home run king;, to the polling places to help get votes. Ruth, unable to speak Spanish, made signs to the voters, who deserted other candidates and put Uttnox over. Tim day before election Munox wrote a two column account of the first game in which Ruth appeared. Elrerybodv read it and. under the name of the Z5S pound editor -caadi -date appeared this: "vanuiuaie 01 great pnysicai sol vency for the position of counctl- XBW AUTOMATIC PISTOL. Geneva, Switzerland. Nov. 11. The Swiss army authorities have Just fin ished carrying out experiments with a new loner automatic pistol capable of firing IS bullets per second a dis tance of 300 meters. The weapon is easy to manipulate, and the trials are reported to have" given complete satisfaction. I BRITISH GAIN IN SHIPPING; U. S. DECREASE London. England. Nov. 37. British tonnage in shipbuilding is Increasing while American tonnage decreases, according to a report issued by the American chamber of eseamerce in London. Reduced building in American ship yards is given as the reason for the announced decrease in that country. The total number of vessels built in British yards during the three months of July to September was Ml, with "a gross tonnage of 3,731,00. tons. The total for all other countries combined including America but excluding Germany was 3,334.073 gross tons. America has vessels under con struction at the prose at time amount lngto 1:773.000 gross tons, as against 3,500.000 tons a year ago. In the March quarter of last year over 4,500,000 tons was actually under con-! struetlon. In the IS months ending September of this .year this tonnage has been reduced by 63 percent, while in the same period there was la Great Britain an increase of over 5 percent. continuing until half the present stock of coal is exhausted. They will then close down, failing further supplies, and the remainder of the coal will be distributed among the employes. JAPANESE PAPER SAYS FOREIGNERS AD KOREANS Itokio, Japan. Nov, 27. The Ko kumin charges that a newspaper which Is fostering the Korean Inde pendence movement is being pub lisbed in Honolulu and that copies have been brought into Japan and Korea and eagerly read by the more radical Koreans. Back of the Korean independence movement, tbe KoKu mln tells Its readers, are foreigners. Furthermore, the newspaper avers that a provisional Korean govern ment has been organised la Hawaii and the first "president of the Ko rean republic" has been named. The Senblho is given as the name of the new publication. The independence activities being carried on at Hono lulu, say tbe Toalo jtmrnal. are more energetic than those of Shanghai. FINISHED AS DRAMATIST. Insbruck, Austria, Nov. 27. Leon hard Kirschbaumer. while on trial to day for wife beating, leaped from the prisoner's box, stabbed and killed his wife In the courtroom and wounded seriously, the presiding judge and the prosecuting attorney. UStsK3. the country is only possible through civil liberty. "Some violent remains of war psy chology are scattered over Europe, and will not disappear very soon. But Italy, even less than other countries, believes n any militarist policy, the desire for which is oniy in the dreams of a solitary literary man. "The country and the government can rely on the absolute discipline of the army. "Tour paper, discussing our recent troubles among the roeta! workers, has seen dearly that there is no revo -lution. Our working classes are gradual Ir securing their economi: rights. I do not fear them. I support tbem and the policy oi tne present enpeer N ULD oUli; BEATS H. C. L. Marquess of Bristol Wears Clothes Measured by Wife; Country Upset London, England.. Nov. ST. -Marquess of Bristol, oae of Kn gland's richest men and owner of one of its largest estates, is setting all Eng land a stern and terrible example in the fight to put old man EL C Ia. down for the full prewar count by wearing avsult of clothes measured by his wife, lady Bristol. England has heard of the "laboring person bavine his hair cat bv hts wife before, but a peer wearing clothes measured by his wife never. Tbe whole country Is buzzing with the uneettlne of another on of Ira 1 oldest traditions and well-groomed ' TODBc Knsrllahmen wiuwia -matin is 1 "prodigality at all cost as long- as ine eczecc is ODiamea. are snocaec and flabbergasted that a marquess snowa xau 10 mis. I have worn this suit for three months, wet or fine," the marquess 1 told a titled friend at a county conn- ' ell meeting. T have been working in 1 it ana it oniy cost sicis. No. my wife didn't make It. but ! she measured it and when it came back from the mass-prodnction tailor in the East End of London her lady ship put several tucks in it, as it 1 sagged in the seat. The suit Is of a closely woven gray tweed cloth, and. according to the candid opinion of a casual observer, It fits where it touches. Says He Found - Old Legendary Diamond Mines Mexico City. Mexico, Nov. 27. Tbe legendary diamond mines In the state o Guerrero which, ever since the days of emperor ItunbMe, have been sought for by the curious, are J again the subject of animated dtecoa- afon here. A well-known Mexican geologist recently returned from a tour of exploration of the state and. according to the newspapers, as serted he had located the lost nines. Exploring parties are now said to be in the process of organisation. Gen. Guerrero, after whom the state was Is credited with having discovered the diamonds more than 100 years ago. presenting to emperor xturolde numerous gems 01 immense value. The general died, however. wltnout disclosing the location of the treasure. The wild regions ot that sparsely populated state .have from Time to tune oeen explores, in an ei fort to find the mines. Are Japanese In America Against Foreign Policy's .Tokio, Japan. Not. 27 Japanese in the united states are against we lor eign policy of the Japanese govern ment, according to K. Shoda, former Japanese minister oft finance, who amvoa in roKostama yesteroay rrom America, where be has studied tbe attitudes of the Japanese Immigrants. In an interview with the Hoehl, the former official said that his coun trymen abroad are Intensely opposed to tbe occupatlon-of Siberia and flag halten. Mr. Shoda Is connected with the opposition party here. Marquis Hlrohata. who was present at the Seamen's conference at Gum and who returned to Japan by the J same shlo with Mr. Shoda. inter-1 viewed by the Hochi. said: Th my4 returning journey X visited Cali fornia. As the 'result of investiga tions. I came to the conclusion that the talk of war indulged in by Jap anese at home is largely responsible for the increased anti-Japanese senti ment of Americana, especially Cali fornlans. I hope that the Japanese here will restrain themselves a little when they talk on the Callfornlan question." German Court Handles ' Ministerial Charges . Berlin. Germany, rov. 27. The Reichsrat. which is- the body repre senting the German federal states, has passed a bill for the creation of a court which will be supreme in constitutional disputes and accusa tions against ministers, the president of the republic and the chancellor. It will, as a rule, be presided over by the president of the supreme court which sits at Leipzig. The bill has still to go befofe the Keichstag. Birth Rate Falls In England And Wales London, Eng.. Nov. 27. The lum ber of births recorded in England and Wales tn IM was 692, 12S. including 41.ZS3 illegitimate, a oirtnrate oi is. 5 per 1006 of the population, says the i annual medical report ot the ministry 1 of health. In 1902. a record year, there were 948.271 births or more than 20.000 ; gmicr iiisui imsiL year- i BEGGING BUSINESS IN PARIS IS POOR; MEN GO TO WORK Paris, France JNoV. 27 It has Jost been ditcovereU here tfeal the high cost of liTinff throughout France has had one good effect, that of killmtr beggary. The shortage of small change helped to deal the death blow. Hundreds of beggars who loitered on the streets of Paris have now turned to work, where some of them are earning good money. In the good old days before the war a beggar in 1 France often netted as nroch as ten j franca a day. Tt-e avftage workman ( In a factory rarely gofesiore thaii six ; francs. The only sxtof itfgar re maining in Ports Is the one who stands outside church doors and who is usual! y so Incapacitated as to be enable to work and yet too proud to go to the workhouse. HAWAII WANTS "NEW RADIO. Honolulu. T. H-. Nov. ?7 The Honolulu chamber of commerce re cently uBiPfenously adopted a reso lution urging on the, international communications conference in session at Washington better communica tions facilities in tbe Pacific. The resolution asks the American delegates to the conference to try for an international agreement which will facilitate commrcial and pre? communication in tbe Pacific and open New Zealand and Australia to press and commercial wireless busi nesn at reasonable rates. The resolution concluded by con gratulating the Vnfted States naval i radio ser ice on the success of its I efforts to improve communication between the mainland. Hawaii and i the Philippines. Ex-Crown Prince Becomes A Blacksmith1 FREDERICK WILHELM HOHEXZOLLtRN, former crown prince of Germany, has become a blacksmith. Not for commercial purposes, however, bat just to while the time away while iinng in exile on the Miami ot wwringen, Hol land. The ex-crown prince is here shown standint; in front of the Mackumith shop with his first finished horseshoe. J. Lnijt, owner of the shop and the lormer crown prince s instructor, is f.town at tbe ngnt. PRINCES WANT. TO FOLLOW ON BROTHER'S TRIP Visitors to St. James's Palace See Interesting Collection of Souvenirs. Xtondon, England, Nov. 2? Enthu siastic accounts given by the prince of Wales, In the royal family circle, of his experiences during his empire trip are said to have raised a keen desire on the part of his brothers, princes Albert, Henry and George, to go on similar voyages The prince of Wales is reported to be writing a preface to a book of photographs taken during his trip, v.-hich will be sold for the benefit of a blind soldiers hospital. Since his return to London, the prince has been giving a series of small dinner parties to his intimate friends at St. James's palace, which t is now pretty well stocked with sou venirs of his tour. He makes an ex cellent host and he has a fund of amusing anecdotes about his experi ences abroad. He is fond of playing rackets and swimming at the fashionable Bath club, off Piccadilly. keen follower of the chase, he has recently bought several new hunters, and he Is keep ing up family traditions by accept ing the chairmanshiD of the West Norfolk Hounds, a position which his grandfather, king Edward, held for many years, ui is also coming to tbe fore as a cattle breeder. At the recent Birmingham Cattle show, he took three prises with three heads of Aberdeen Angus cattle from his Dartmoor farm, near Princetown. RUSSIAN REVOLUTIONIST WORKS FOR U. S. RED CROSS Prague. Bohemia. Nov. 27. Cathe rine Breshkovskaya. . tte "Grand mother of the Russian Revolution," widely known in the United States, is now working with the American Red ross In Ruthenla, the northeastern province of Czecho-Slovskia. "Babushka." as Mine Breshkov skaya ia known to the Russian peas ants is administering several schools where the children are trained to be self supporting Open Air Barber Shop 'For Paris Poor sssssssB ' " " SssssssH AS J patronize ri'.i.ar hnrU get a H.iae anl liainut i! one of the patron1- pni-.j "Tcnight"' of ti- stf-vr- lu POPOCATEPETL FOUND TO BE IN ERUPTION Climbers; Risking Lives, Prove That It Is Giving Out Smoke and Steam. Mexico City. SCer, Nov. 27. The question vriUck has been vioiemly agitated in the newspapers, whether ML .Popocatepetl is smoKins; ap narentlv has been settled In the af firmative fay various persons who within the past few days have as cended this famous valcanic moun tain. El Universal announced that "Popo." which is the nickname the Mexicans have given to the moun tain, was in a stats of eruption and was emitting muh smoke and steam. Other papers denied the story, asserting that UniversaTs reporter had merely seen a cloud hanging aver the mountain. - The immust was not settled un til four Americans from Mexico City spent fonr hazardous days climbing the mountain, the trip being so ardu ous that one. an Itinerant photog rapher from Milwaukee, died later from exposure. According to Henry E. Juergeos. "Popo" is in a state of mild erup tion, emitting steam and smoke at intervals, but no lava. Its crater Is about 800 feet In diameter and IM. reet deep and a descent into tne cra ter may be maae lor several nun dred feet. There is a continual rum bling and groaning inside the moun tain with occasional headings dur ing which huge holders at the bot tom of the crater are lifted several hundred feet. The ascent of the mountain Is made bv way of Aaecameca. a small vil lage at its base. Mules carry the climbers to timber line over a thin t-ail and from there it is an ex hausting struggle through knee-deep snow coated with a deceptive cover ing of sand. The four Americans made the ascent from timber line In six hours. CIU.XDA IX PRIVY OOL-NCIU Tokio. Japan. Nov. 27. Count Chin da, until recently ambassador to Great Britain, has seen appointed a member of tbe privy council. hr in I'arix uh. r. tho? who cannot afford to ( can pot a haircut and shave. Here one may i Hiii"- normally ten rent-, rite- photo shows . i. tent wlulr tM-.raI iirmc ar iKiiic for the nrt ' SEEK BRAZIL aTd tourists Jtalian Ambassador initiates j Steps to Protect Immigrants Settling in Brazil. Rio d. Janeiro. BrasU. Nor. 17. Professor Vlttorio Orlando, former premier of Italy, here In the capacity of special Italian ambassador, is , peered to initiate steps looking to the signature of an agreement with the Brazilian government for the protec tion of Italian immigrants which will stimulate the flow of Italians to this country. ' Italian immigration in Brazil suf fered in 102 through the Frinetti decree which prohibited Italian immi gration under Individual or govern mental subventions. This action was taken by the Italian government after receipt of the report of Adolpho Rossi, special delegate to Brazil, wbo strongly condemned the system of colonization adopted In the farming districts of Sao Paulo. Special ambassador Orlando will visit the Italian colonies in the states of Sao Paulo, Parana, Santa Cath , arina and Rio Grande de SuL ' Next to that of the Portuguese, the Italian colony is the largest in Brazil. The coffee producing state of Sao Paulo alone received approximately 300.00s Italians in the years from i 1987 to 11. Beer And Tea Swap Places At Convention Tokio. Japan. Nov. 17. The great desert of America has cast its shadow far across the Pacific ocean. In theH saceiaaen land or old Japan, penetrat ing clear into the capital city of Nippon. In Tokio. there is a snot where the cocktail glass and the Kirin beer bottles are person ae nan grata. But a scant few nights ago there were few places in Tokio where the wine glass and the whlaky-soda were handled with such dexterity as In the barroom of the Imperial theater. The beautiful oak bar on the second floor of the handsome white brick building said to be a copy of the Opera of Paris, was a place where the well known man -about-town in Tokio might be found most any night. Ak san. the barkeep. had misled drinks in America, he knew the knack of it and he boasted of his ability to please the taste of the keenest connoisseur of Tokio's capital. Of a sudden came the fire of the big convention hall, where 1IM delegates to thet World Sunday school conven tion, alaay of them from dry America, were about to begin their meetings. Then came the hurry and scurry at the Imperial theater, tn the domain of Ak-san. the barkeep. Cognac hot? ties, private stock fsr down is tne right-hand corner ot the bar. whiskys. Kins they all were bundled together in pretty wicker baskets. The bar was cleared of the alcoholic proper ties and a sign was painted which read: "Tea. mineral water and cakea served here." Needless to say. Ak san. In high rage, left fr a ten-day vacation. His mixing duties for a time were over. The Sunday school delegates came in hundreds. The beauties of the In periai theater were commented noon, long talks were mad In which the evils of drink came tn for their share of attention. One noon a regular visitor at the theater dropped In for noonday tiffin. "A whiaky and soda he suggested to the waiter. It was the thrill of the whole ten days to the boy-san whose duties had under gone a Change and his life had set tled Into a quiet, peaceful sake-free existence. - One day after the convention crowds fiom America had gone, the tempo rary ' desert made in Tokio oot of respect to the delegates to the Klghth Sunday School convention was wet again. The crew of "mixers" headed by Ak-san returned, cleared away tne empty mineral water bottles, the deserted teapots and started lrfe all over again. Sous Dioidends For Coilon Mills Too Big Manchester. England. Nov. ST The cotton spinning coupanies fo Ln cashier are paying dividends far too larf e saya W. Hopwood. chairman of the boards of directors of a large number of those concerns. He de clares that ten percent ' quats return on capital Invested In thinnHi7eie of the dividend decla rations made by the Ut cotton spin ning companies in Lancashire in the I past three montns snows . ! a erage rate of dividend paid by these concerns wss : percent, ano ine TiteS varied from 18 percent to too percent- Not one of the 2M com panies failed to secure a dividend. ctatf nPFRA THRATER ' 51 Ait UttKA, 'I1rI(, i SHOW HEAVY DEFICITS I . .... i- tcw .? Th. afnte I Vienna. Austr Nov 2. Thestate, opera and the state theater, ronneriy .,hMliad bv the crown and now i nhventioned by "the republic, show a , le repuoMc. phi. . -CSlAustwan Field deficit or aooui .vwv.w . . .... r ... renlt- H h increased heavily. In the old days the best seats were seven crowns while now they are 75. Boxes for merly cost SO crowns as against a minimum of 500 now. Gallery seats have risen correspondingly and now ! sell at 18 crowns. ! RESIGNATION OF HIDALGO ! REFUSED BY MEXICO GOVT. I Mexico City. Mex.. Nov. J7. Al 1 though Dr. Cutberto Hidalgo. v.ho , has been in actual charge of the Mex ican Corel go ortiee aunng tne ae is Huerts regime, resigned several weeks ago snd made a formal vale dictory statement in the press, the government has refused to accept his resignation and he is stnt at hla post- Dr. Hidalgo desired to re linquish his office in order to press his candidacy for the governorship of the state of Hidalgo. COAL PRICES HIGHER THAN BREAD IN VIENNA Vienna, Austria, Nov. 27. Coal was sold here at the equivalent of cents a pound, a price higher than that of the black -rationed bread, the other day when the temperature suddenly dropped below freezing. Cartloads of the brown lignite of a very low heat -alue were drawn up to the curbn of fh" popular -t.tfts and the f'jel was mild hy the pound ihr eniors L. wig eqr.l,'ped with sniHll tcale. (HUNGER HAVEN 0FF00D FOR FAMISHED Peter The Great's Grim Joke Arises Again in Form of Food Reservoir Which Will Restore to Health the Emaciated Fragments of Men and Women Beaten Down By the Tidal Waves of World War. DERLIN. Germany. Nov. 27. When Peter the Great, of Rmtia. bulk a fortress at Narva, on ttte border of what is now Esthooia. aad caskd k "Hanger fortress. he cobU not foresee that the day weald case when thousands of wretched men and women wtwJd there lean for tbe first time in many months or even years what it means not to be hungry. Yet that it what the developments of tbe last few months have brought to pass. It is at Narva that the returning'"'" prisoners from Siberia orlsoners of war and also civilians are cared for until tney can oe sent to tneir homes. Narva means for them the betrinntna: of the end of their sufferings. Not the least of these sufferings is the Journey that brings tbem to this Es- tnonlan city. Special through trains -consisting entirely of boxcars take at the best five weeks from Irkutsk, and the trip often stretches out to 4E days or even more. The travelers have no opportunity to was-, them selves on the way. except as they leave the train near some stream: they cannot waah their clothing, they nave no spare stocks, and their rood Is barely sufficient to keen body and soul together. And all of them are weak from years of hunger and other privations and many are diseased. Amertenn wort Yomntary. It is the recently organised FridtJof Nanssn relief that is directing the wort (jommirtees zrom tne central powers are assisting, the Russian so viet government has thus far worked loyally with the onranismtlon. and America is represented by . m. C A. men. The American work Is volun tary, and the expenses are borne by the Y. M- C- A. alone, for the Amer ican govrnment shares with the French government the distinction of having refused to have anything to do with Nan sen's scheme. Washing ton was afraid that the funds "would get into the wrong hands." France demanded, as a condition precedent to helping, that assurances be given that all French prisoners would be moved before anybody else was attended to. Such assurances could not be given. England ia helping on the work, which is being chiefly supported by the central powers and the neutrala, including especially Scandinavia. Timuui et rnwBeri, It is difficult to ascertain the num U. S. DESTROYER DEFIES GERMAN THREAT TO FIRE Berlin, Germany. Nor. 37. Is the story of the experience of the United States torpedo boat destroy er Broom at SleL The Broom recetred a wireless mes sage Initructlng it to proceed to the Baltic tn order to render assists woe to the United States cruiser Pitts burg which was ashore. wnen it arrtTerj at the end of the Kiel canal another wirel ceived, stating that the Pittsburg was afloat again, and Instructing the is room to remain at Juei. The officer commanding the tor pedo boat destroyer applied to tbe German naval authority ac Kiel for berthing accommodation tn the har bor. The German admiral In command refused to grant this, pointing out that tbe United States was still at war, with Germany. The American officer replied that he had orders to stay there. "If you do I shall onen fh-eZ" was tbe German admiral's response. "Open fire If yon like." the Ameri can retorted, "but here I stay until I am blown out of the water." Tbe Broom stared, but has not -ret been blown out of the water. RED TRIANGLE GIRLS OF ALL NATIONS AT SMYRNA Smyrna, Asia Minor, Nov. 27. Elev en nations are represented in the re cently organised Y. W. C. A. of Smyrna, which has something1 over 30 girls as members. They are Greek, Turkish. Armenian. Jewish, Hindu, Polish. Slovak, British. French and American. Though of many tongues ana customs an are enxnusiastie over tennis, stenography, typewriting and music, according to repot ts. ' open aeee Italian sohools. Rome. Italy, Nov. 27. Two thou sand new schools are to be onenod a soon as possible to combat illit eracy tn Italy ana a nrst appro or la- tiop has been made of 12.004,000 lire. One hundred thousand teachers are needed and some 80,000 have already been engaged. WHO kstvv the AXSWERr Paris. Prance. Nov. ST. The total number of rats killed in Parts since the opening of the offensive Septem- g 101.45. No record has , . - th Krth. been kept of the birtne. FuneraJ Is Demonstration Of Royalist Sympathizers VIENNA. . Austria, Nov. 27. The ; ivo tnousand officers of the old funeral of Svatosa Boroevtc. once j army, sergeants and other non field marshal of the Austrian commissioned men. with breastloads army and commander of tbe forces of decoratloas. generals and admirals, on the Isonso front during the war the clergy of the old court, forme who was burled here the other day nobility of both sexes and about every with pomp that carried Viennese hack royalist within reach of Vienna who to the days of the monarchy, was in was not afraid to show hts or her effect a royalist demonstration. The sympathies, marched in the great marshal died last summer while swimming at a southern lake resort and today the body was bronght to Vienna for interment. The great, high-swung, wheeled catalfaqua seen only la the old daa when a personage was burled, bore the magnificent casket- At its head on a purple cushion were the field marshal's many orders snd distinc tions, and at the front of the pro cession v. as carried a wreath from the exiled emperor Carl. Inscribed -To my faithful field marshal of the) old army." On either side of tne bearers of the wreath walked the princess Rene and Elias. brothers of the former errpress Zlta. although th jr proseMl" -I tnc.t'i.T vita fur Hfijant ai '1 his li: il r. pr. - . nt e l.i rt FORTRESS HORDES ber of srisoners in Siberia. It Is hoped that t.iere are not more than so.es. but this figure Is largely guess work. There are some women and children among these. The pris oners belong to at least ten different nations, now that their former coun tries have been split up and divided by the peace of Versailles. Most of them will have to spend the coming winter in Russia. The difficulties of moving them through a Siberian win ter over the long route to Narva are very great, and thousands of them are so weak from typhoid, dysentery and other prison camp diseases that the long lourney would mean their death. There are enough physicians In the camps to care for all the UL and the Nansen committee sent off last week 7 chests of medicines. It sent at the same time IS. 0of suits of undercloth ing", and more will follow soon. Representatives of the Nansen com mittee neutrals and American Y. jf. C A. men meet the relief trains at Moscow and accompany them to their destination. In Siberia Six Tears. Paul Anderson of lows. T. X. C A. representative with the German branch of the Nansen relief, expressed the hope that Americans might con tribute to this work, which Is al ready limited because of funds Insuf ficient to do all that ought to be done. 'Nobody need fear that the money will not reach the right hands," he said. "The soviet government has aided us in every way possible, and everybody connected with the work i. doing his best to see that these unfor tunate men. women and children, some of whom have been In Siberia six years, have enough to eat and wear this winter and come back to their homes in the spring " LITTLE FLAX TO BE FOUND NOW IN ALL RUSSIA London. Knglasd, Nov. 27. Hope that Snrope may obtain any cereals or Sax from soviet Russia la en tirely anfomnded. says a dreslar from the Ruse tan liberation committee In London, sn anti-bolshcvist organiza tion. The circular recalls that according to the food commissariat's plans, roughly TJ50.sa tons of breadstuff s were to be delivered to the soviet government by December 1, but, owing to the breakdown ot trans portatien. the Siberian quota of 2. 600.000 tons can only be bronght m with the greatest difficulty, while the Caucasian estimated output of 1.759 -000 tons cannot be relied upon owing to the military operations in that region. Qnoting the bolshevist Investia for the statement that up to October l only lvO.sftS tons of -various cereals had been delivered, the circular points out that it will be obviously impos sible to bring la the deficit of 7.150.000 tons by December L As regards flax, the circular again quotes bolshevist figures showing that rhe area sown tn 1910 had shrank to one-fifth of the prewar area. The present crop was esti mated at a mere 55.000 tons, from which, the circular deduces. Hale or nothing wm be available for export. Maharajah Buys Airplane Painted In Bright Pink London. Eng. Nov. 27. A pic turesque airplane has been dispatched to the maharajah of Horn In India. It carries 14 naseeneera. Ti mean sufficient accomniodation for the maharajah and his suite. The air plane is painted a bright lnk la ev ery detail. "It presented a picturesqne appear ance tn the son. It was made to the order of the maharajah for the pur pose of carrying his suite from th state of Morvl to Bombay. 250 miles. The mans rajah Is entitled to a sa lute of 11 gans. He Intends o max. frequent flights between his state ami the capital of the presidency, so that the garrisons on the route and in th. city will nave to be on the alert fo the appearance of "the great pin't pearl" if the customary courtesies ar to be observed. - Marshal's procession. The reactionary press described T ' ceremony tn detail without comment, while the socialist organs neither mentioned it nor gave it editorial space. EX-KAISER STATUE IS SOLD FOR SCRAP London. Eng. Nov. 27.-Tbe bronze from the tatue of the exkaiser at Mats, which was taken down Imme diately after the armistice, has bee" sold by the town coo net 1 of Met fo 73.eee franc. The moner will be devoted to h. Tcotion cf two Matuea one to ,K "Yen eh "pot'u ' and Xh oTi.t ' h reiieu yi:riot. Paul ivt'