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EDITION Odd And Interesting XKW YORK, Feb. 4.—Tlie estate of | Calvin Armory Stevens known as the < millionaire” who died In livnsonluirst. L. 1., while living apart from Ills wife, goes to his daughter. 1 Mrs. Kate Stevens Fagan and Ills sister Mrs. Mary Grace lliehurdsoii. It was learned today. Faeh gets MOO,- not) under n ruling l»y Supreme Court , Justice Donnelly. Stevens frugality was a byword In New York, \ltho he inherited a for tune from his father Calvin Stevens he won* shiny clothes, ate in dingy lunchr'MHiis and slept on a cot in n small attic room in building lie own ed. SANTA ROSA. Cal.. Feb. s.—The body of Sam Tombllnson who entered n wine vat today to rescue Lyman Miller after Miller had been over come by fumes was taken from the vat tonight, 'flu* fumes had killed Tombllnson. and Miller, after Tonib- Itson hail extricated him, was too dazed for their effort to let any one Unmv Tomblmson was s»iill in the vat. Tombllson was no. Miller. 19. MANILA. Fell. I.—(iovcnior G<*n eral Wcxal today proefaimed Fob. 7 tag day for the pun*’* 4 * °f raising, funds for the .*>.OtlO lepers on Culleon Island. Tin* anti lepr»»s> society Is atteni|»tlng to raise 9500.000 to assist the lo|M»r*. SAX FRANCISCO. Cal.. I eh. I.— Night school and traveling schools for the children of itinerant farm labor have proved themselves «»r great Iwlp in redwing Illiteracy •.penkrrs at an llllterney (iinfrrrmr of eleven far western states declared at today's ses sion of the gathering. ROME. Feb. ,*».—The war minister lifts tied an order t«slay forbidding air craft to fly over the city during the conclave. A protest had been made to I tin- government owing to tin* fact that on two or three occasion* sluts* the • son-fate liegan an airplane had flown low over the Vatican. WEST I Nlt )N. lowa. I eh. s,—lire of unknown origin destroyed tin* Fay ette county courthouse here early to- • day euusing a loss estimated at SIU.- Of Ml. LONDON. Fng.. Feb. s.—While awnnmlng in tin- sea at Coogee near Sydney, \usiraltu. Michael Coglilan, Ift years old. was attacked by a sliark and fatally bitten say a a Reuter dis patch. Ills umis were almost revered.. A returned soldi*-r Jack Chalmers • Nwam to tlie rescue and dragged tMhlaa from ttir itarTv paws; Otherj ■wlmmers carle*l Coglilan from the water hut Ik* died on the beach. OMAHA. Neb.. Feb. S.—Roy Walls who gave his address a* 1110 Wood- 1 land street. kniiNi- City was arrested h«*re ye-ter*ln > afternoon by |»roltibitiou' enfore**iiM*nt officer*. when, it is said. In* was di«|M*tislug an "amber colored fuld” la billed "hue bridge whisky” i w libli ii|mti Investigation, turned out! tt> In- a |MM»r qiialilv of tea. Malls when arrested hail ten quarts 1 of the Imitation whisky mid o»m- quart of what wa- termed "real stuff” which In* would liennlt Ills prospoc-; toe custt»iiH*rs to sample, enforcement officers slated. Tin* In »t ties bore the name of a 1 liau-as « It > firm, prominent In the, pro-prohibit ion tla.vs. Ills arrest resulted from complaint of the owner of a local hotel that he had »m*cii "soliciting» orders" In Hie Immcdtnte vicinity for several day*. It Is tluit several wen* duped in- | to iNirchnsing tit** fraudulent whisky; at s2o jut quart. LARGE OFFERING OF FIRM LOIN BONDS WASHINGTON P C . Feb. S. The largest offering of farm loan bond* ever made wa* announced tonight by Secretary Mellon. The twelve federal land banks will tr.iK*- a combined of fering Monday >•'« s7.V9t>*. , )°o vf five pi cents federal firm loans bonds at 1 «>” , and y eriied Interests at which price tjiey will yield approximately 4.70 pot er-nt to callable date and 5 per cent thereafter The bonds, Mr. M* Hon said. W ill bn dc• >1 Nov. 1.1 f*” 1. ‘ tltb* to November 1. 1941. and calluble at tbe oi tion of the issuing bank after Nov. 1, 1931 The Will t). issued In coupon form cm hangable for registered bond*. Int.-resi will be payable May 1. and Nov. 1 Fire in College MAKATO, Minn., l'eb. »« Fire of n. unknow n origin inda\ destroy, d the main building o»‘ the .Mankato teath- : * college nt n loss estimated n* TREATY SUCCESS IS VICTORY FOR HUGHES • BY MARK SCLIdVAN) WASHINGTON. P. C. Feb. If you want to Judge the value of these naval treaties, and Judge the mi«tpss "f the conference n« a whole, the best way to approach It Is this: First go back to the opening speech that Mr. Hughes delivered on the first day of th** conference Recall th» feeling the world had on that Saturday nigh? Recall, also. th© highly impo.Mnt fji. i that this conference was not tin .odinnrv parliamentary body in which the majority can enforce its will or a mlnorlt* Real In mind that all tin* accomplishment* of this conference bad i" be by unanimous action. Any one nation coubl always block any proposal. Remember nil these things, and then take that opening speech in which Hughes told wlial It was pro posed to do. and compare I item b\ item with the I nival treaty that toll w) hn« ac■ i; n! i • been done Here |« x,hat you w ill nlHl: HMgl.es prop. • .*•««, I t .. •• :.p 'i,i t t \ capital ships THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN FIFTY-FOURTH YEAR SUNDAY FAILS TO SEE A NEW POPE ELECTED Cardinal O’Connell May Arrive In Time to Cast Vote. HOME. Feb. 3.—(By The Associated Press)—Sunduy passed without the election of a new pope. The conclave of cardinals, continued today hut, so far as could be learned, without com ing any nearer to the selection of a successor to Benedict XV than prev iously. It is now considered a certainty that Cardinal O’Connell will arrive in time to take part In the balloting tomorrow. Indeed, the cardinals are reported to have discussed at length the advisa bility of prolonging the sessions so that at least one representative of the | church In America could be present. I The thick Veil of secrecy which sur- ! I rounded the deliberations within the i Vatican since the conclave convened* Thursday was lifted slightly today I when it was learned from a most i authoritative source that Cardinals Gusparrt and Merry Del Val. were leading candidates Friday with a few ' scattered votes for five other cardinals.' On Saturday morning the conclave i still was deadlocked and the cardinals’ realized that the action of either of 1 theso candlOutes was impossible and; in consequence both virtually were eliminated. The cardinals were busy last night ! looking for a compromise candidate w - ith Camlllo Laurenti. Cardinal Giovanni Lacci papal major dome.' prominently to the fore, i Cardinal Lacci was reported to be 1 I leading In the balloting. The crowds awaiting the apostolic; | benediction which was not forthcoming • ! numbered probably 100,000. The long wait for the last smoke signal with Rio accompanying disap pointment led to the conclusion that the Sacred college had decided to re tard its*final choice until an American curdinnt had tyrrived. Thus it Is thought that there will I be no election before Tuesday morn ing or if the choice is made tomorrow afternoon. It will not be announced until the next morning. Cardinal O’Connell’s entry into th® conclave Is expected to take place ' about noon. Whether he will bs ! ushered immediately with the secret 1 walls or tetnnltt outside until Just bo -1 fur® a scslon brains bas nut been de j elded but nil preparations for his In | troduetion have boon completed. : The Camerleugo has communicated ; to the marshal that the health of the I cardinals is excellent but nothing of ! fh lal has been vouchsafed regarding . the nature or progress of the proceed ing*. perfect weather and the Sabbath day combined to bring out the largest • crowd yet assembled in historic St * i Peter* square. By 11 o’clock In the I morning every point of vantage was ; seized. It was an ordeal for any one Ito move thru the solid mass, in order; it., prevent • repetition of yesterday's; j < onfusiont when an enormous body of, 1 spectators retreated precipitately from | I th© cathedral after the final ne^itivoj • announcement from the Vatican, the 1 military authorities today stationed ! troops at various points. When the' I cathedral clock struck 11:50 o’clock j j Mi.< board steps were thronged with | thus" who hoped th*- fourth day would j bring them the benediction from the • ! new holy father. > Ten minutes later n hushed nuir -1 mur arose as n thin thread of smoke 1 appeared. i "It i* black" cam* the cry and the, crowds turned In disappointment and dispersed Rut they came back in! | the afternoon Then on leaving they ; swarmed about the square and became confused and entangled with vehicles nml trolley cars. Regulation of the traffic was lark- j 1 ing and people were moving In every | conceivable direction. While crowds j were dispersing ther- were at 111 long. ; lines of tramenrs bringing others to tin* seen* The two streams eonverg-I ■ lug made a x*ritabl© maze of eonfti-| , slot) but slowly the great tangle was. unravelled without serious inconvenl-J encr. j DENVER MAN DIES WHEN AUTO SKIDS DENVER. Feb. A.- Lawrence Xel-| sun of Denver was killed and Clifford | Roberts also of Denver was serious!* j Injured when* the automobile in which! they were riding overturned this aft-j ernoon at Broomfield ;• short distance north of Denver. Roberts who was driving said they were going at a mod crato speed bt< iuso of a snowstorm! i when the car skidded and turned over. | j Nelson was .rush'd under the ma chine hut Roberts was thrown clear, j The road was being graded nt the 1 point where tbe accident occurred. ,of the United States. That proposal i* adopted and thirty capital ships of •he United States will bo scrapped. Hugh'.* proposed that Great Britain th./uld scrap nineteen capital ships. That proposal has hr. n adopted and extended. Hughes proposed that Great Rritnin should not have at any tim** mere than 1*0(1.000 tons of capital ships. The United Stales r. 00.000 tons and Japan 500.000 tons. The principle of that Proposal has been adopted, and these proportions will b" maintained, with slight In creasen in the limits set These are substantially the only things Hughes actually mentioned in that speech, which thrilled the world. The proposal* in his speech have been adopted to the extent of over 95 per cent The Oiilv difference hr twee:, what Hs.u'.o s.t id a ‘ til. opening and the mix,, treaty today 1- Inn Japan hes !:.itte.i f.t keep tin* MIItSU.I ;ni.l tlii*- li t mad c i tnin minor read-I I’UEBLO, COcO., MONDAY - , FEBRUARY 0, 1922. HARDING TO ADDRESS THE ARMS DELEGATES AT TODAY’S SESSION WASHINGTON. D. C.. Feb. s.—(By The Associated Press.)—The arms conference will end tomorrow with a plenary session given over to the formal signing of • treaties and to a farewell address by President Hard ing. Making his first appearance at the GENERAL DEWET OF BOER FAME IS DEAD BLOEMFONTEIN. Union of South Africa, Fob. 3.—(By The Associated Press.) —-General Christian Dewet, commandcr-ln-chlef of the Boer forces In the war of 1899, died in Dewetsdorp today (Friday). Christian Rudolf Dewet was born October 7. 1854. He served In the first Anglo-Boer war *>f 18R0-S1 and was a member ««f the Volksraad when the war in which h" fook a prominent part broke out. IP- was given an obscure command but Inter was sent to relievo General Cronjc. whom he succeeded on the latter’s surrender. His operations against the British were marked by considerable strate gical ability, his forces annihilating isolated British post* while the enemy’s columns attempted In vain to surround him. In the peace negotiations of 1902 he took a prominent part and later visited Europe with other Boer gen eral* seeking without avail u modifi cation of the tcnnS of peace. He was elected a member of the first parlia ment of the Orange River colony in 1907 and was appointed minister of agriculture. Shortly after the outbreak of the world he headed a rebellion in the Orange state and Western Trans-Vaal which was suppressed after a month of fighting in which his son. Daniel, was klllod and General Ucwct wound ed. When his forces surrendered to those under General Louis Botha. Dewet escaped with 25 men but was captured, lie was tried In June 1915 convicted of treason sentenced to six years imprisonment and fined $lO.- 00'J. lie xvas released after being confined only six months. While maintaining his stand for tlm freedom of South Africa ho did not again participate in armed revolution and in 1916 was instrumental in nip ping another rebellion In the bud. Justmcnts necessary as regards Great Britain and the T tiit<*rl States These, readjustment* are io?-s tharf o 6 par cent variation from the proposals in the Hughe* speech. Now I do rot want to be misleading in the direction of optimism. I have been speaking of the Hughes speech that thrilled the world and the degree of it* fulfillment. It Is true that the Hughes’ speech was about capital ships only. It Is true his speech was accompanied by a detailed plan In which similar proposals were made about auxiliary ships, submarines, and th' like. It is true also, that tills Hughes' plan about submarines and other auxiliary ships was pretty badly shot tc ploctx* by the action of France, which for a motive <>f forcing Great Britain Into a bargain tried. as Hughes said, to ‘ turn the Conference li t<- on*' not for the limitation or arma ment. but for the increase of nrnia (Contlnucd on Bag'* Six) OTHERWISE THEY MAY NOT GO. conference since he welcomed the delegates November 12. the president plans to vole® personally his gratifi cation over tho results accomplished and his conviction that the experi ment lia» Justified full faith In th© practice of settling troublesome ques tions In “an international meeting of minds.” Hi« belief in his ’conference plan of conducting international ne gotiations hus been so utrengthehed by th© developments hero his friends say that he regards tho intangible re lationships resulting from the meet ing as of even greater significance than the formal agreements that arc to bo brought to consummation to morrow. Ho is to make only a short speech, but It is expected to contain important utterance on tbe general subject of international fellowship. Despite the little work left to It, how ever. tomorrow's session may cover several hours. Four treaties and a supplement to a fifth arc to bo signed by tho delegates. . j Two of tho treaties, that, relating! to the "Root four points” and the open <loor and that dealing with Chinese tariff problems must be signed by the full delegations of the United States. Great Britain, Japan, I France. Italy. China, Belgium. Portu gal and The Netherlands whllo tho other two limiting capital ship strength and regulating submarines and poison gas warfare are to bo 1 given approval by tho plenlpotentiar- i ies of the United States, Great Britain, Franco and Italy. All of those except Italy are-expected to sign the supple mental agreement defining the scope of the four power Pacific treaty. It is planned to complete the sign ing before tho president speak* so that he will have the coifferenco’s of ficial record of accomplishments be fore him. There will he no other speech making and when lie has con cluded tho conference will adjourn sino die. Most of the foreign delegate* plan to leave tomorrow night or Tuesday and they spent today making a series of farewell call*, or at work In their offices. Several Issued statements praising the achievements of the conference and the hospitality of the American people. Before the end of the week the; conference treaties probably will be In the hands of the sonata. IO ACCEPT VICTORY NOTES AS TAX PAT WASHINGTON. D. Feb. 5 Secretary Mellon nns issued Instruc tion* to internal revenue collectors, it xx as announced today to accept Victory notes in payment of income and profit* taxes due March 15. Notes of either the 4 ■'* per cent or per cent scries will be taken as a result ••f tho order which was issued under the provisions of tho law. In connection with the announce ment tho secretary said: "Victory note* iu order to he nceoptablo in payment of ta.v** March 15. 1922, must bo In coupon form and must, have all unmatured coupons attach ed. that is t" my, coupons for Juno 1.. and December 15, 1922, and May 20, 1923. Settlement of accrued in terest on the notes from December 15, 192 1. the la• t Interest payment date, to March 13. 1 922 will he made by ♦•heck from th© federal r©*orv«» hank direct to the tax pax*: Victor.'.- notes in registered form will not b»* accep table.” SEARCH CONTINUES FOR FORMER VALET Sunday Brings No Develop ments in Solving .Movie Director’s Death L.< IS AXGISr.ES, Cal.. Feb. 5 —Search for a drug pcddlar upon whose trail the police said they “were getting warm er.” and a women’s e’dken night dress said by Henry I’eazev. colored house man, to be missing from the apart ments of William Liesmond Taylor, plain film director, were the outstand ing developments hero tonight of the search for his slayer. After the anounccmcnt of tho search for the drug peddler deputy sheriff* left for an unnamed destination on what they termed ’’the most definite clow thus far discovered in the Taylor murder mystery. They said they were going to "Interview a certain party” and possibly mako an arrest. This was first active participation of th* sheriff’s forces in the caec. Tin* police wore reticent as to the detai|s concerning their search for tho man, a pcddlar who was believed to have sought patrons for his contraband drugs among tho employes of the mo tion picture studio, but intimated thetr belief ho had attempted to make a de livery thru Taylor to an actress who found It difficult to make her pur chases in person. Th‘e exact importance of tho missing nightdress which was pink In color was not made plain. I’enzey, however, was firm In his declaration that it had a regular plaeo In Taylor’s apartments and equally firm in his assertions that since Ills employer was slain he had been unable to find it. LOS ANGELES. Cal., Feb. 5.-The search for Edward F. Sands, missing butler of William D. Taylor, motion picture director who was mysteriously slain Inst Wednesday night continued to ho the most Important element of their Investigation of Taylor’s death, police satd today. Checking of the various angles of the case among members of tho motion picture colony and other friends and acquaintances of Taylor, almost invariably resulted In some development In which Sands was mentioned, according to detec tives. Explanations of this situation are regarded as vital to the cast In its present stage. Tho police said they had had several dews to Sand’s where-' ahouis, but thus far theso had result-, ed in disappointment*. Henry Pea/.ev! valet of Taylor who found his eni-; ployer’s body ramo to police head - j quarters again today and was ques tioned by detectives for a half hour. , It Is understood he was asked for more . detailed Information concerning tho arrangements of Taylor’s furniture; and other belongings In th© apart- 1 inents where ho wa* shot. Detectives} xxonld not state whether Peiizcy’s *\- amlnation had thrown any light on the case. Two other men whose names were nor divulged also were questioned at police headquarters but under \\ hat rir ruinstances was not disclosed. Ono of these hen departed with detectives who said they were going to cheek up on an anglo of the ens© that previously had been under Investigation, hut they declined to bo moro specific. The wherohouts of letters which Mis* Mabel Nornmnd motion picture actress. *al*l she had written Taylor and which she said were missing from his apartments continued to bo it matter of specu lation today. It Is believed these letters and other papers could have been removed after Taylor’s body was found last Thurs day morning sonio time during the period where the house was unguarded while it was believed he had died of natural causes. Ml.*.* Nornmnd first railed attention In the absence of the letters wliieh sh** said she had seen in the apart ments a few days before th© murder. (x’ontlnucd ou g© Fix.) PRICE FIVE CENTS DEAD BODIES COVER RUSSIAN STEPPES AS STARVING PEASANTS WANDER IN SEARCH OF FOOD When Snows Melt In Spring Ground Will Be Strewn With Bleaching Bones of Humans. UFA, Volga Region, Russia, Feb. 5. — (By The Associated Press.) —When the snows melt next spring the Russian steppes will be strewn with skeletons. They will resemble the high prairies of the American cow country in the days when big cattle outfits had insufficient hay for a hard winter. But. among the skeletons of cattle and camels there will be bones of hundreds of thousands of men, women and children, who fell exhausted in their quest for bread; who lived the simple life of the peasant and had little concep tion of the political upheaval which made this famine more terrible than that of 1891. UNEMPLOYMENT SHOWS DECREASE Real Evidence of Coming Prosperity Seen, Says De partment of Labor. WASHINGTON. D. C.. Feb. s.—Un employment decreased sharply in the United States during January the de partment of labor reported today and forty out of sixty-five cities and Indus trial centers had 4.2 per cent more workers on payrolls January 31 than December 31. The calculation was made from the reports of 1,428 concerns normally employing more than 500 peo ple each. Nearly all industries, outside of steel, textiles and railroads in creased their forces. In Detroit, cen ter 0 f tho automobile industry the in crease was 59.9 per cent in Sioux t’ity. lowa, 2L per cent and in San Francisco 14.8. Denver showed the largest decrease in employment with a drup of 43.7 in the number of employed per cent during th*; month. While the result.* "fall to give any Indication of the submantial improve ment in -buslneea activities predicted for January” tho report said "the In crease in th© employment in metal pro ducts other than iron and steel and miscellaneous industries Is the encour aging feature. "Tho feeling that there will be n de cided change for th© better by oarl.v spring is manifested cv©rywher© and .feems to be based on real evidence or prosperity ami not mere optimum*. 4 DEAD; TRAIN HITS AUTOMOBILE GLOBE. Arizona, Feb. 5. -Four per sons ar© dead ns a result ot a col lision between an Arizona eastern pas senger train and an automobile at Webster.*i crossing, near here, at 5 o’block yesterday afternoon. The dead are: C. J. HATCH and MBS. C. J. HATCH of Asliurst, Arizona. MBS. E. T. BRYCE, of Ashurst, Ariz. ANDREW BROWN of Fort Thomas, Arizona. Mr. and Mrs. Hatch and Mrs. Bryce died at a local hospital during the night. Dowry Bryce. 23-yenr-old son of Mrs. Bryce, was tJic only occupant of the >tr to escape uninjured. lie jumped, he said, jus; before the train, which was travelling nt a high rate of spoed, crashed Into the machine at the grad© crossing. The party had been at tending church services, young Bryce .*nld and wero cnroute to their homes j when tho accident occurred Th© machine was completely demol- | ished in tho collision. EXPLOSION CAUSES PANIC IN THEATER NEW TORK, Feb. .".- An •-’cnlo.iin' followed by nr*' spread i•.»t .• among 500 patrons of the Lyric motion pic-1 ture theater hero today but all r< *• «*h*-«l I the street. Tho blaze w.i* put out by' firemen after it had des, < > • d several thousand feet of Mini and damaged th*' operating room. Several persi-im were slightly Injured In tho crush -<t fhei exit. Wants Civil Trial MEXICO CITY, Feb. . -G< -ml; Norbelo C Olvera, military command. I ©r Tinder Carranza who was arr-and' Friday. Is being held In |aU p • ills appeal for trial by civil court rather than by court mar’.ul. H* i*-| stria he retir'd fr. it: ih" army month. ego ui;d th© charges "f cousplr.v y I against him should bo dealt will, by th* civil authorities. GOOD NEWS FOR PUBLIC ON PRICES OF MEATS CHICAGO. 111., Feb. 5 —The two I features of tho meat trade during January from tho viewpoint "f the, consuming public worn the fact that' wholesale prices of fresh pork re mained practically unchanged *l©splto an Increase of about $2 per 100 in the cost, of live hogs and th© vigorous de- i mand for ham. a statement by the Institute of American Meat I’.n-kors 1 said today. Light stock* i-f pork and lo g In market center* Indi'-ates packers have j refused to accumulate large stocks at 1 WEATHER Monday and Tuesday, fair, continued cold Monday; not so cold cast portion Tuesday. They wandered, and some arn at ill wandering. Thero was nothing to eat in their homes so they started on the trek for bread. Some drifted west ward to Volga and found death In the typhus-ridden railway center* or among the horrors of refugees* camps along the Volga—others started for Turkestan. Btill others moved east ward toward Siberia, the land of gold and wheat which has alwayn been so alluring to the Russian—moujik who heard little of its vastness. its hard ships and its heart lessnoss. The peas ants know nothing of modern way*. They wore unable to buy railway tickets, unable to get permits to ride on trains burdened with the red army and food for Moscow and Petrograd. When thMr animals dropped dead tho families walked on. always hoping food lay over tho next knoll. But tho country districts have no grain, or if peasant families have a small portion they conceal it in an ef fort to prolong their -lives until an other crop i« harvested. In tho larger towns there is food for sale at fabu lous prices but the starving refugees have neither money nor goods to ex change and can only sit down to await death or drudge on until they fall. The bodies that lio along the rail roads are collected on cars and hauled to centers where th**y nro piled in frozen, snow-covered heaps to await burial. Freezing rofttgees remove nil garments from the dead so that the frozen bodies urc nude when collected. Families drift apart and wonder aim lessly on to their inevitable fate. Hu man instincts arc lost and they become little better than beasts. The city and town populations are so hardened to suffering that they are little moved by I the misery which lies all about. Death seems more merciful in tho country for refugees They sink into the white covering of the endless plain und wolves strip their bones. From Perm and Ekaterinburg to the Caspian sea <lenth is stalking over the Hteppcs. Russian, Cossacks. Malniuk*. Kirghiz and Tartars alike are mating their end with hopelcssnc** and pati •»ee begotten of centurion of equal struggle against political extortion and favorable climatic condition* mad<» worse by ignorance of scientific farm ing methods. American corn will be too late to save many of these wanderers as well a . the families who elected to make their fight In the villages remove from the railroad* rather than endure the hardship* an cl death thej r neighbors suffered along the inn In lines of trans portation. Entire village populations hare died in iin* provinces east of the Volga and ho animals which survive are so weak it is Impossible to get adequate horsepower to deliver food to the thousands of settlements far from food stations. WOMAN SCHOOL TEACHER KIDNAPED DENVER. Feb. 3.—Miss Ruth Weils, physical instructor in the city schools, was beaten unconscious, bound and gagged and kidnupped bv two uniden tified assailants I art. night but e«. •aped by leaping from the machine driven by her abductors while passing thru tlie main street of Golden, Colo., tej miles from Denver. According t«» the story of her guar dians Mr. and Mrs. 11. R. Shaw, the ►Mr! told them over tho telephone from Golden. Miss Well* left her guardian*' Ik.no to g" to a drug store two block* ot.*taut. on tlm way she said two men .< costed her and beat her into uncon lonsn- ss. Her guardians said thov received the telephone call shortly at ter tin \ had begun to become ■ lianned at her failure to return. They •o'-'* Mltw Weils had recently received several threatening, anonymous let ters, Mtying that "unions sin* stopped Koing out with Edgar E. Mill" she would be treated severely. Reduce Jugo-Slav Army BELGRADE. Jugo Slavln. Feb. The Jugn-Shi.ia army is to be re duced ti» 1 in.ooo men. This 1s an oui «'onie of an agreement reached by the ministry of war and tho parliamentary budget committee. | present prices, the report said. An ef fort is being made to market as much pork ns possible, while it. in fresh ratlmr than t.. place it in cure. Export trade was described as fair ly "good", for January. The market, for liv.. cuttle showed a lower trend ; because cattle receipts and beef slilp ! meats in January were heavier than for the latter part of December, said the statement. Cattle were also con , verted into fresh meat a* much a* J possible It was stated. Live lambs I during the month showed an increaso ' "f m.-r L' cents the rep-'ft said.