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MILITARISM AGAIN RUNS
RIOT THROUGHOUi EUROPE
French Chamber Sets Aside A
Huge Sum for War Pur
poses, Although. Funds
Unavailable for Food.
SParis, Der. 30.---With ril
luers of tcew wars flilt.Linl a1)o1 t
Iluropuean c.lluacellories, c er
milany has complicated the sil
iati(on willi a brusque itply to
the allied demands for disarm
anient of the citizeiis guard. r
Germainy's reply linked hel al
lied demand with the Brussels I
financial conference, declariiltg,
the conference wx ould not be
successful "nnder such exag
French officials declared
there might be grave compli
Germany's refusal to demobilize
the guard has brought the serious
'ituation to a climax, including tie
possibility of an allied occupation of
the Ruhr industrial district andl er- l
ShaplW ot, par.tsof Germanly. d, watsI.
dec'lared in official circles the aies?
were determined to carry the issue to I
a conclusion with Germany, which
so far Ihas evinced no signs of yield
Allied military leaders are saidl to
be in daily conference here.
The French .chamber of deputies!
has .set aside 60,000,000 francs to!
furnish war naterial for border!
states agailist which there is ita pOs
sibility of a. lied drive, .particularly
Poland and Rumania.
WILL GO TO
Zapata, Head of Recent
Colony, Will Head La
bor. Deputation to the
'BydiiNN A. E. (ALIE.
Mexico City, Dec. 30.-Meinbers of
the Socialist block of the Mexican
congress are planning to send a dele
gation to Ru'ssia t:o study the Soviet
government and its accomplishments.
Other' European countries will be
visited and the Communist and So
cialist movements there stud'cd., too.
It is understood that Deputy An
tonio Diaz Sotoy Gama, one of tne
most prominent Socialists in con
gress, champion of the restoration of
land to the peons and former ally of
Emiliano Zapafa, the rebel whose
"Zapataland" in the state of Morelos
was a crude experiment in comiiiu
nism, will head the delegation.
CANDIDATE FIOR SENATE.
Jackson. Miss., Dec. 30.-Miss
Belle Kearney of Flora, Miss.,
prominent suffragist, prohibition
lecturer and world traveler, today
formally announced her candidacy
for the United States senate to
succeed Senator John! Sharp Wil
Birth Ce~trl Movement Obtains
Support of European Authors,
and Clergy, States mrs. Sanger
NoW York, Dec. 3U.--"The meon
and women who have asked me to
bring this message to America for
her own salvation are known to. you
all as the finest flower of intellec
tual, economic and scientific thought
in England," stated Margaret. San
get, in an initerview with a New
York uWrld representative. "They
include Dean Inge of St. Paul's ca
thedral, London; Harold J. Cox, ed
itor of the Edinburgh Review, ex
M. P.; J: 0. Bland, noted authority
oa to.. ,. saubjects, :foimerly aim
':e; ' or o Japan, n Tard Reese,
edltv of dhy Times;
SdDr. merle palenatolo
st a# RHow iar
JAPS WILLIN T.
REDUCE N VAL
Ambassador Says "Big Busi
ness" Men of Great Pow
ers Could Cut Down Ex
penses of War Equipment
London, Dec. 30.--Japan is readyI
to enter an international conference
Ion limitations of naval armaments.,
in ithr belief of Baron Iiayashi, the
new Japanese ambassador to Britain.
-In in interview giveti the United
Press Hayashi declared the busilness
men of the big navy nations--the
men who pay the bills-could reach l j
an agfreement on limitipg naval
building if their countries could ar- fl
ravnge such a. conference. Japan. the
iambassador declared, is not' exceed- "
ing her aniounced naval program. ti
"This talk in the United States a
about a big 'navy is very annoyeing j
to Japan," he said. "It is fooilish itl
is tragic. to think of the big states
Io.f Britain, tihe United States ald Ja-'
pan co0mplting in it race for arma- ii
ment. Japan cannot afford it. i
"I believe on agreement couldt be 4
reached quickly if the big men of C
each country assenmbled at a rouoedl
table; not ai pacifists or militaristsi,
O1r polliticianls. b't isi as business menitr
out of whose pockets must come the g
large slice of money for the upkedp it
of navies. I think Japan is willing
to enter such a conference."
tioll in.. 11he navy's personnel now lI
uwoull impair the efficiency of the e(
itavy andi would necessitato the te wih- v
Idrawal of several ships fromt active a
duty, Secretary Dantiels said. Dan- .
iels' colm0ent was in reply to a t.l
'statement by IRepresentative Kelly It.,
that the personnel of the navy I
should 'be cut to 100.000. Kelly, -
who is a imembher of. the house naval
tafflairs coinmlittee, coiifered at l1urti
on yestetrdayv with Harding.
SARIZONA SENATOR WROTH
, OERPRESIDENT'S DELAY
Waslhington, Dec. 30.-Calling at
the White house executive offices
yesterday afternoon for the thlird
successive day, Senator Ashurst of
Arizona made a heated demand for
3 presidential action on the bill for
[extension of annual assessments of
,miners. The lone White house clerk
who was not at lunch when'Ashurst.
called, said the' bill was with tihe
f president, according to Ashurst, who
nlasked that a messenger b scent *',
the White house proper fromn the
it executive office. Upon refusal to
]do this, Ashurst himself cut across
e the lawn to the White house and
Sremained there an hour.
AMERICAN LCiUEI STABRS
AIWALLOP AUSTRALIAN PAIR
a- Auckland, New Zealand, Dec. 29.
-America's tennis team got away
to an auspicious start in the contest
for the Davis cup here by taking
as both singles matches from the Aus
., tralian team. William Tilden, Amer
in ican champion, defeated Norman
ty Brookes three sets to one, but had
,y some difficulty in doing it. William
to Johnston. former American chanm
il- pion, had an easy time beating Ger
ald Pattersonf three straight sets.
member of the county council of"
Middlesex: Sir Lyndob Mlacassy, K.
C.; H. G. Wells and Arnold Bennett.
"Meanwhile, while Europe is solv
ing this grave problem, what is
America doing? We are breeding,
breeding, breeding excess numbers
for what? For another condition like
that of Europe in 1914, with its
dingy, overcrowded communities
that sought in-bloodshed an outleti
and a relief from the tragedy of ex-.
'For unless we apply fundampiatal
remedies to these coidltioas we W.U
fast a~pproah the same, congeated
and confused .state" whicith. aY a td
(Co ~cntinued oil Pat *o ); ;> ,'~ia~:,.l~
Grimes Comm-ds Brutal Assault
on Attorney Wheeler by D. Gay
Stivers, Head A. C. M. Gunmen
VIOLENCEG ELD TO
B ALRI;HT BY
A. C. M. Thug Said to Havel
Threatened to Beat Ups
The doctrine o1' direct ac-,I
tioJl. violeinc and" foir. . o 011
siI l piioi (1' llrbhoi.ifg
thoughtlls of which thousaLds o1I
working iteit alni woumeni
illroughoutt the Unitled Statesl
are now lying in filthy jails ,or!
havingi their steps dogged lby
skulkini secret servic melin.
received official endorsenent
ill tihe lutito police court, thisý
iRioiuing wheil Police Jludge
Gtrimnes dismissed U). ("y Stiv
eis., sell'- confessed chi i of' tihe
Allutcoilda, (CtllinllV's 1 rivat(
at'il4y of hlired InuirdetreS rid
gunncin, oil ; c;harge of 4dis
turbance and oliiely coliniiid
ed the doughlly "colonel" fora
ia cowa\idly assail I on Atlor'ney
U. K. Whecler.
The assaulit, on Attorney' Wheeler,
late democratic candidaite ' for gov- -
(eo'1101' (of 1,ont4n11u , o)('cu'rrd at1 !1'lroad
way and Alain st.reetis shortly alter!
noon yestl'erdtay, wheln Slive(rs s\l
gisred iup to Attorney Wheeler wlheI
the1( attorncy'S attention wlas (devoted
to a conversation with ('haii'n4m4 A.
1E. Splrig'gs of the state indulstrial ac. -
(Continued on Page Two.)
OVER THE FR
45,000,000 Chinese Are Suf
fering From Lack of Food
According to Recent Re
ports From the Orient.
New York, Dec. 30.--The faminei
in five northern provinces of China
1 threatens to surpass in the number
of its victims all recorded calamities,
says a statement issued by the
American coulmittee for China fanr
ine fund, with headquarters in the
There are 45,000,000 Chinese di-i
rectly affected, a number greater I
than the entire urban population of I
the United States, according to the!
statement, and equal to tile male
population of this country. A Chin
ese famine sufferer could be placed
every 250 feet along every public
g ioad in this country. Of China's
320,000.000 inhabitqnts one in every
V- seven is in danger of starvation.
n It is, stated that 15,000,000 face
d death unless they get immediate
m help. The famine death rate is now
- 10,000 a day. Standing shoulder
r- to shoulder, this would make a solid
line nearly three miles long. It
would crowd 100 street cars and
fill nearly 1,500 seven-passenger
automobiles. Dying at the rate of'
one each second. the daily toll
among these famine victims would
!require two and three-quarters
hours. The famine area in thle
r northern provinceb covet's 90,000
i . . . . . . k . . . .
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PAPE FUND DRIVE
The donations to the Paper Fund to date areq
Previously Collected........ .................................... .......... .... $11,458.16
Shattuck Construction Co. Workers, Plumas Co., Cal....... ..... ...------------------- 104.50
Today's Donations....... ...... ................................. 6.00
STotal....................................... .. $,568.66
ON CAPITALISM'S TREADMILL
- a nro the "W .eulund (N. \t. N.) orker.
Clerk of Court Driscoll
__ Names List of Appointees)
SURROUND. BLACKS ;.
IN HOUSE AFTER I'
('olunul.bis; (Ga., .I)c. 0().-
]Ei.;iit t!.-rues lue slroIundlcl(d in 6
a hioun,; nieao r hurutsbinc, Ala.,
by a po 11e, followiing a I)(ttle
bct(iWl al whlit0es a111 blacks last
nigh" it which several lxrsons iA
arll said ,1 hilv been otii ( nll l1thl ,
soii ft,:laily, i'accrd ingl1 lto re
por1 1 i.iiivetl hro p.
I.i' o gl'.iret1 ts wainre ruIll.hd'
to eral u tbor l and aa supply of
ingun, lul iannllul.io! senlt frl'ontl
IEIAlT 1 ili BLES B IIING
S UlT IN SOVIET RUSSIA
Petllrr . l.-( Y Mail. A ll),
ciOl com 10t110 l (of exp1r1 1s api
iProv d . linin' s plans t.or i giant
passtce. irigible, which will have
motors I total o6 02.1.000 hiorse- i
powl.i i l lifting cap acity of ",
Ti'b i , 1"nger1 cabin s will be :i rl
,rangel i . vcral tiers anid tho, s:aev
eral lti -' Oun e'o ted liv all lc(tri
cally .il,.eu'd elcvator. An areo
plane.i m.l iobilte an ti lotor hoet
will I~" : rmiul on board flbe dir i;
Iible, wh.: will accollllllo date 1,0, 01
passti:; It will develop i slpced
of mno" :',<. 60 miles aln hour. it
will i . Inpleted in April, 1921,
and p1 service in May. accord
ing Ito, ionin and the committee
d of tEa,"
o Occasional Rain.
nonncedI lo ist. ii ii tta(oiitees Lo pO
sitiones unle r himn. 1 Ti list is us fol
Clhi.' del',puty- - J1 mm1cett 'atrick !
O'Jllinl, adjutliant ofi tlhe Butte post
of the Ameri.n i lle gion; lost a l(eg
in battle iln Firance.
Clerk in Judge Lynch's court--
Peter Tobin, former delputy city au- i
ditori, reccntly employed by Sherman I
Clark iin Judges Jackson's court
.fohn Iiogutn; was formerly employed I
by Judge Jackson while county at- I
torne.y. i.ald hlis since been emlploycd
by County Attorney Rotering as in
Clcrk iln .I ig-elect Ctarroll's
,oirt-..- .John los;iter; al. pr!sent a
h11':k in lit countl y h(ulth dtepart
'Tholluns 'ox, holdover; John. Su.l
li ln, miner; P. 1t. ullivan, miller;
11r y Byines, at preselit janitress inll
one( of 1th., city schools.
who was stenographler it tile Wheel
er-for-(iove'rnor club during the re
c(ent: canmpaign; andI Itilla Brenuanll,
uI present empnlloyed in the office of
t110 clerk of the court.
SPODITLAND ROND Bl OKEI
CiGHR El WITH PEIiJURY
l ortland, (Or'., Dec. }0.--Charged
with pIerjury, lFred Morris, president
of Morris 13rothers at the time the
bondingi house collapsed here thisl
week, was trreu.sted otn a federal war
rant. lie was alleged to have falsely
sworn in 1918 lo the naturalization
fpa ers of John I,. ]Etheridge, former
pro~esicent of the Morris Brothers,
now untder arrest in connection with
the failure of the bonding house. It
is claimed Morris withheld the infor
matiolt that. ELheridge was antl ex
TEN OF FAITHFUL GIVEN,
PLACES ON NEW CABINET
IRISH ATTIACK ON I
One Constable Killed and II
Several Injured in An
swer to Order of Martial
J)ublin. UDe. 30.---The end of the
period for surrender of all arms to f.
the crown forces under mnrtial law ti
was marked last night by an attack I\'
on a police patrol at IMid(dlotown, C
Cork, It. was announced. One con- I
j stable was killed and three seriously
wounded. Three were slightly in
Jured. The casualties of the attack- 0
ing force were not learned. )
IlIOR D)EMIAN)DS .IREEDIOM.
London, Dec. 30.--The British la
bor congress has demanded self-gov
erinmcnt for Ireland under terms pro
viding it-never :;hall be a nilitary or H
naval menace to Britain.
DEATH WVRNIGS NG
AR EPOSTED N1
"Black and Tans" Urge
Irish Men and Women
to Turn Informers Under
Pain of Death,
)Dublin..--( By Mail.)---The follow
ing tiotace, signed "Auxiliary Divi
sionl, R.. I. C., the castle, Macroonl,"i
has been. posted throughout Ma
"WVherols, foulI llmlurders of serv
ants of ithe crown have been carried
out by disaffected persons; and
'whereas such persons immediately
before the murders appeared to be
peaceful and loyal people, but have I
produced pistols from their pockets;
it is hereby ordered that all male in- r
1 habitants of Macroom ,and all males I
passing through Macroom shall not l
appear in public with their hands in
their pockets. Any male infringing
tills order is liable to shot at sight."
Posters, signed "I. I. C. and Black I
and Tia." a.ppeored in the streets 1
and on many windows il Killalo!
a nil lallina warninug people not to lie
seen on the streets with their hands
in their pockets under penalty of be
All loyal subjects were asked to
Sgive information regarding strangers
coming to the town. A warning also,
appeared that if any memiber of the l
crown forces was fired at the coase
quences would be serious.
JOIN LABOR MOVEMENT
yl I \NN I. E. GALE.
SMexico City. Dec. 30.---Tie news
*d paper men of Mexico City have just
it organized in a union called "La
e Union do IPeriodistas Mexicanos" and
is affiliated with the Mexican Federa
,- tion of Labor.
Charge Anaconda Company Seeks
to Flood Butte WiIh dle Miners;
Advertising for 10,000 Men, Said
Charges that despite 'conditions 1
o[ unemployment in Butte, the
luaconda comlpany it advertislng
in newspapers in easterln, middle
western anud coast inulstrial districts
Ior minirs, with Ihi apparelnt object
of flooding Blutte w'ith unemployed
;,n that further cuts in. wages can
ibe made, lare rllade. in a statement
issued by the Mletal Mine Workers'
unit of tihe One ig -Uniun. The
stiatement, signed by Secretary Fred
Clough of the organization, is as
"The Anaconda M:lii.1 company,
in keeping with its p t.C ecord of
browbeating and .eDlotiing its
slaves to the utmost 1; anow spread
ing false, and lying o ~.pganda in
advertisements idort ; fkeri·' i: thei
;.E. HUGHES TlW
Harding's Campaign Chief
to Replace Palmer; Utah
Man to Head Department
of the Interior, Is Report.
Marion. 0.. Dec, 30.-Ti6
first cabinet slate has been vir
tually completed by Harding, it
was learned here. Harding, .of
CourISe, is reserving the iight to
change his mind if he deeris it
wvise. It is possible he willhbe
obliged io shift his men to
,ther posts than those now in
nind for them. The tentative
slate is understood to stand as
Secretary of State-Charles Evans
Hughes, New York.
Secretary of the Treasury-Chas.
G. Dawes, Illinois.
Secretary of War-A. T. Hert,
Secretary of the Navy-John W.
Attorney General -.-- Harry M.
Dlugmhrty, i4)i _.
lPostmaster General - Will H.
Secretary of the Interior-George
Secretary of Agriculture-Henry
Secretary of Commnercd--Charles
Secretary qf Labor - Herbert
IGNORE LEAGUE OF1 NATIONS.
Marion, Ohio, Dec. 30.-Harding
intends to ignore the league of na*
tions in his international program,
Senator Knox said, following a con
ference with the piesident-elect.
FORD GIVES REASONS FOR
. CLOSNG DOWN HISPLANT
Detroit, Mich., Dec. 30.-"General
financial and businessa conditions"
are given as the causes for the shut
down of the Ford Motor company's
big Highland Park plant, throwing
50,000 employes out of work.
The Ford company had been Op
erating a full force during past,
weeks, while other automobile plants
in aid around Detroit have been
laying off men or working only
CUORRY MAY BE CALLED IO
FIL FREUDENSIEIN'S SEAT
A. V. Corry, former legislator and
one time city alderman, may fill the
place in the city council which will
be made vacant by the resignation of
Aderman Louis Froudenstein, who
becomes one of the board of county
commissioners next Monday. .Mr.
Corry's name is mentioned frequently
in city hall gossip. He is a mining en
gineer aand is rated as an expert on
city government. .
ORDER ANOTHER SWIVEL CHAMU
Washington, Dec. 30.-Colonel G.
Collins Richard, Oil City,. Pa.. was
I named today by Wilson to be chief
of the military board with' the rank
big industrial centers of the d
and west, particularly ihl New Yok.,
Chicago, Seattle and San France:
In its advertisement the coglT
stael:s it wants 31,00O) nsiuexe
lButtc immediately, t.o wor~O
$ p.75 per shift. The advert
convey the idea that ideal w0k
conditions exist hero; that
are high and lviug-ig sL
'It is a long timpe t-lnue
suffered su.ch a deprvessio
present oge. liT- the But
now there ae a not eve=
employed -in 1l b thf
surface workeb... f 34}
ing conmpa6pi The?
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