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VOL. 24 NO. 294
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"Proposed Visit of Committee
of Six Not Agreeable to
VISE IS TURNED DOWN
Sir Auckland Geddes Claims
Little Hope of Getting
True Facts Just Now
WASHINGTON". Pec-. 8. The H. it-i.-h
lunbassy today refused 'o vise
I he passpoils of the members of the
t-pecal cnnimiiiec wlceld by the
comiiiisxicn of inquiry on conditions
in Ireland now in session here to
visit Ireland to study conditions thorp?
u f'i-1 hand.
This means that the members of
the coinm;tte will not be permitted
to it-it Great lii itain.
The decision of Sir Auckland Ged
des, the British ambassador, not to
vise, ill'.- passports was made known
in a letter"" suit io WUliam Mac Don
ald, secretary or the commission, by
R. L. Craig is. first secretary of the
embassy. The letter follows:
"With reference to your applica
tion for vise or the passpjits of cer
ts'? t atleinen whom your commit
tee h.ive designated as their representatives-
to proceed to the United
Kingdom to investigate- conditions In
Ireland. I sm directed by His Britan
nic Majesty's ambassador to inform
you that the proposed visit to Brit
ish feiritory is net agreeable to His
vh'je-uy'y gover nment. Vises will,
lit rt fore, not be affixed to" the pass
ports in question. The passport of
ficer in New York has been instruct
Time Not Yet Ripe
"This decision bus bfvn reached
after full consideration of the cir
cumstances cf the case and I am to
lefer yott to the ambassador's letter
of October 21. in which he informed
you Vv;t he was unable to believe'
that the truth could be established
until there had been a period of qui
et in Ireland and then only by per
rons of the greatest experience in
the laws of evidence with power tc
compel the production of books, pa
pers and records and that any other
form of inquiry would, in his opinion,
lead only to a mass of statements
unsupported by facts being made for
"Sir Auckland Geddes had ventur
ed to hope that the full meaning: ami
significance of these observai ions
would have been clear.
"In view of the fact that the am-bapsi-dor's
letter to you of the 23rd
cf October, last, appeared in the
press. I am to inform you that this
letter will be published."
Personnel of Board
Craig'e's letter apparently was in
rtply to one from MacDonald mak
ing formal application for vise of the
Members of the special committee
which ft had been, planned to send
to En-iand ami Ireland as announced
hy the commission were Oliver P.
Newman, former district commis
sioner ;f this city; the Rev. Norman
Thomas and Arthur Cleason or New
York: James H. Maurer. president cf
the Pennsylvania state federation of
labo'-; Wi'llam MacDonald and Dean
Loveit of the University of Chicago.
Wage Reduction Continues In East:W
e Reduction Continues In East;
Butte Copper Mine Is Closed Down
ROCHESTER, Minn., Dec. 8 Mas-
cer miiiuers 01 una c-itv todav an
r lmi'.ln..u tli!.. t...t
nounced a reduction in wages of from
Id to 22 '.a cents an hour for all lines
they employ. Bricklayers are reduced
from $1. 12-74 to $1 an hour and plas
terers, electricians, plumbers unci
lathers from $1.12 Vj to DO cents an
hour. Tweleve hundred men are af
The builders dec lared cost of
r .V t-" : - -' j-
Canadian Delegate Startles Old
World Diplomats With Bitter Cry
Against European Statesmanship
GENEVA, Dec. 8. (By the As
sociated Press.) The liveliest
emotion the assembly of the
league of nations has experienced
was provoked today by N. W.
Koweli of Canada, who expressed
his views regarding European
Ktu.u-sinat.slup in a way that start
leit tnat tnose were questions that.
A sharp debate arose over the
recommendation of the committee
on technical organizations that
the asesmbly piopose to the gov
ernments to set up under the aus
pices of the league three new or
ganizations, t.nanceb, transmit
and health, with annual confer
ences on these subjects.
Howell objected on the ground
that it was impossible for distant
countries to send their best men
abroad four times a year to attend
the assembly and the conferences
and declared that the result would
be to throw these organizations
under European influence.. The
assembly, he held, should occupy
itself with these questions.
Canada, at any rale, he said,
fe't that thees were questions that
should not be allowed to fall into
"Fifty thousand Canadian sol
diers tinder the sod in France and
Flanders is the price Canada has
paid for European statesmanship."
he cried, to the astonishment of
the entire assembly and the dis
may of some of these delegates.
Arthur Balfour and Fisher were
plainly affected by the thrust from
a British dominion; they remain
ed motionless in their seats
through the balance of the debate
FJUKHS APPEALS LOT TO KIDNAP
President - elect Requested :
Bv Bureau to Name TW- !
INDIANAPOLIS. Dec. 8.-
ment of a legislative program, in- Mexican bandits ordered to wreck and
eluding changes in the tariff, the in- loot a special train carrying American
come tax. the Esch-Cummins trans- visitors from Mexico City where they
puliation act and the passage of sev- attended the inauguartion of General
eral hew measures was asked of'con- Alvaro Obregon as president of Mexi
gress today in resolutions' adopted fo, as the train passed through the
at the annual 'convention of the state of Coahuila, were executed by
Amertcan Farm Pufeau Federation, their chieftains when they refused to
President-elec t Harding also was re- , , acCordinR to infor-
quested to appoint a secretary of J 1 .
agriculture who has a practical ti- nlallon brought to San Antonio today
derstanding of all phases of farming, by a ranchman of Mexico.
Among the policies enunciated by I Among the passengers on the train
the resolutions was tbe rederation's I ... . . . c, , 1.,
., . . . ., , , . i which arrived in San Antonio last
opposition to strikes and lockouts. I
Further, the resolutions declared night were Governor W. P. Hobby or
the fedeiation's opposition to what Texas, Governor-elect Pat Neff of
it said seemed to be the policy or Texas. Governor Thomas E. Kilby of
the treasury department and the fod- Alabama Lieutenant Governor V. D.
eral reserve board for deflation, and Huffm.m of Kansas and Lieutenant
the request was made that bankers Governor Tlapp of Oklahoma,
and merchants extend farmers' obli-, ... ,jrfv rtt
fmmn?hi ,r,U,'T ',m,,Twllla.te re,ie,r
rrom the present economic crisis."
ccnrionting the farmers.
building materials are enine- ,w i.wi
t . . " . " ....u
workmen must bear their share
reducing building costs."
high officials, burn the cars and aban
EiYploye3 Cut Wages on the rest of the passengers in the.
EDWARDSVIELE. 111., Dec. 8. Em- 0cn. it was declared,
ployes cr a large brick company here ' The four officers who were corn
have agreed to an IS per cent wage mantled to execute the orders are said
. reduction on condition that the com-
! Pany reduce the price of bricks $2
j per loou, it was announced today.
The company has accepted the
I agreement, and guaranteed its seven -
ty employes continuous employment
.... . .
I ior a year, me announcement said. i
Mine Closes Down
j PUTTE, Mont., Dec. 8. The Leon-
jard Copper mine here which for some
tune nas been operating with reduced
forces, has ceased operation enti.-ely.
Several hundred men are out of em-
ployment as a result of the hutlown.
Lew price of copper and adverse n.Br-
ket conditions are given as the cause,
with grave faces. Lord Robert
Cecil, representing South Africa
in the assembly, in a gentle way
softened the blow by saying that
he agreed with much that Howell
had said, but thought Howell was
mistaken in supposing that the
organizations would fall under the
control of Europe. He could go
into a debate as to whether "Eu
rope had made its way in the
Several of the delegates sug
gested to Howell that 'his words
had created a different impres
sion than he had intended. The
Canadian delegate took the floor
again and said he did not mean,
to attack European statesmen and
rather than give offense preferred
to withdraw his words.
Howell was supported by Miller
of Australia and was mildly taken
to task by Gahriele Honotaux of
France-. Dr. Gastoa da Cunha of
Brazil, who had offered an amend
ment, united with the others, how
ever, in agreeing to let the ques
tion go over until tomorrow. In
the meantime, endeavors will be
made to arrive at a compromise.
Some of the principal delegates,
wearying of the protracted discus
sions and somewhat discouraged
in their efforts to hasten the work
of the assembly, are talking of
going home. M. Viviani, who has
been away from his law practice
for nearly a month, said he would
not stay longer than the end of
this week. The general opinion,
however, is that it will be impos
sible to finish before the end of
next week, unless the debates pic
summarily shortend. .
Bandits Who Failed to Carry
Out Orders Lxecuted By
SNA ANTONIO, Texas. Dec. S.
' orders from their superiors, acco. ding
,n t. Mfnpv hM.11K thpv tilolIsht . ,.
!. , . :'..., .!...
irain was iie.ivnj puiiiueu. r ur ...v..
liurhliiii(-e tlijv were execnteil last
,.r r, ...1... ...i.-.i ..,1.1-
are t-aid to be Felipe Menchaca and
P.enj Garza, who have headquarters In
the mountains near Muzquiz. Coahui-
i The orders to four of their lieuten-
ants were to wreck the train between
Monterey and Iaredo, loot the passen
Igers, kidnap the governors and other
to have gone to the selected spot but
became convinced that their troops
were too small in number and feared
that the train would carry a heavy
GLASS EATER DIES
DOUGLAS. Nov. S. Private
r.iii of the First Cavalrv. formerly of
Chicago, who on November 18 was
reiorted to be in the army hospital
at Camp Harry J. J nes after having
' devoured 11 electric licht globes, died
1 tonight. Death, however, was not at
; tributed directly to glass eating, a
rrflctife Gill is said to have roilowed
as a civilian show man.
Charge of Murder Is Made
Against Woman Wanted in
Hamon Death Inquiry
OFFICERS 4RE SILENT
(El Paso Sheriff Requested to
Verify Reports Regarding
Fugitive's Fading Place
ARDMORE, Okla.. Dec. S. What
Vas characterized as the next move
i in the pursuit ol" Clara Barton Smith
alleged slayer of Jal:-.' L. Hainan. Re
publican national committeeman, was
made late today when Russel Brown,
county attorney, wired Sheriff Seth B.
Orndorff of El Paso, asking him to
advise immediately whether he knew
of her whereabouts.1
. "We will take any and all steps to
apprehend her when advised by you
that you know of her whereabouts,"
the message said. '"Please do not let
any one give you the impression that
J we do not want her here.' '
I The telegram followed published
i reports from El Paso quoting the sher
' iff as"stating that, he had located
I Miss Smith' just across the line in
j Mexico but had received information
virtually declaring that the Ardmore
authorities did not want her and that
'. consequently he had not pressed the
I Files Murder Charge
j Before he sent the telegram Brown
! placed a charge of murder against
I Miss Smith, explaining- that he was
j doing so because he was hopeful she
had been definitely located and that
iit would be easier for officials to
handle the case in the event of cap
ture if she was charged with murder
instead of assault with intent to kill,
the charge made after Hamon was
The murder charge was placed
against "Clara Smith Hamon," the
name the young woman' took when
she married Frank L. Hamon, nephew
of Jake L. Hamon. and who obtained
a divorce from her at
Texas. May 23 1917.
Officials tonight discussed press re
ports from Fort Worth and El Paso
concerning a reported conference at
Foil Worth yesterday between a man
described as Miss Smith's father and
a firm of prominent' Fort Worth at
torneys. The purpose or the confer- J ximi4tely a billion and a quarter dol -
ence, according to Hie dispatches was ,.irs as" unnecessary." Fordney said.
to arrange Tor the surrender or Miss,..Jus, fo. exaniple, he wants $1S1,000. -
Smith at El Paso. ; uoo ,or tne war risk insurance bureau,
On tne otner nand. t.1 raso cus- Illore l(H) high,
patches quoted Miss Smith's father as -with the proposed consolidation of
saying that he had not seen his dau.?h- itle varjous soldiers' relief agencies in
ter for some time and enyrng tfiar jto one DUreau we can save a hundred
he had been in Fort Worth. The El ; million and eliminate 35.000 clerks in
Paso dispatches quoted the brother of j Washington. The secretary wants
Miss Smith as also denying tne re- US5 000 m for ,-jvers and harbors im
port. However, when asked wne?nr , lmvlmin, i I(, not think congress
tlie Fort Worth man miirht not huve
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been a representative of the family,
the brother was said to have replied: j Minimum Valuations on'
"Well, he might be a representative'11""""1" '
of the family but he is not my father." j Arizona Property to Be
Ardmore officials withheld comment m. laminrv MAfincr
on that angle of the case as they did
. i .. . i 1. ,.p
; upon press reports inai a etn.-ii i
J'"r-z Mexico, where Miss Smith is
ald to have been located, had railed
to reveal anv trace of her.
C. A. Coakley of the law firm of
Coakley and Mathers, retained by four
unnamed c-itiens of Ardmore- to de
fend Miss Smith, tonight asserted
that "if the plans for surrendering
Miss Smith are as reported, now ts
the proper t:nie for her tc. do so. as
the public ( inion in Ardmore has
crystallized in her favor."
Coakley :;j:d that he did ml iv.ve
information about the steps toward
having Miss Smith surrender, report
ed taken by (he law firm of
Worth, but that he did not doubt that
such plans had been made.
lie said that Miss Smith's father
was in Ardmore Saturday from his
home at Wilson, Okla., and left Sun -
day for Fort Worth. Coakley said
Smith did not know of the connection
or his. firm with the case.
"We havo absolute pledges of f 500 -000
bond for Miss Smith the moment
Hie returns to Ardiuore." said Coak-
McCORMICK GETS DECISION
PORTLAND. Ore., Dec. S. Hoy
McCormick, light heavyweight cham
pion of England, received the de-is-lon
over Rattling Levmsky of Phila
delphia on a foul in the seventh
round of a scheduled 10 round bout
1 0. P. START
House Ways and Means Com- j
mittee Will Open Discussion
of Proposals at Elarly Dare j
SENATE ALSO ACT14:
Flat Tax on Incomes of All
Corporations Suggested j
By Chairman Fordney '
WASHINGTON. Dec. 8. Republican
members of congress look the first
steps today toward revision or tax
and tariff laws at the extra session
to be called soon after next March
4. Chairman Fordney or the house
ways and means committee, announc
ed thai his committee would begin
hearings within a few days on revi-
sion of the tax laws, these hearings
to continue until January 6 when
hearings will be started on tariff leg
islation. Almost simultaneous with
this anouncement, Senator McCtim-
ber, North Dakota, acting chairman
of the senate finance committee, is
sued a call for a meeting or that com
mittee ror tomorrow when, plans will
be made Tor hearings similar to those
contemplated by the house committee.
The senate and house committees ,
alike hope to conclude their hearings
by the end of the present session.
The house committee Chairman Ford
ney said, expects to be able to begin
the work of drafting the new tax and
tariff measures as soon as the exira i
session is convened.
t 1 J-i if rift rt Vnwlmiv'j iiTlTW itlTl f't'TYl t
members of the committee. I under consideration by the cabinet
Chairman Fordney said today that ! this morning. The .knotty problem
he had in mind a definite plan for said to be confronting the govern
simnlilieatioa of the tax on corpora-! merit is. whetar Father O'Flanagan
tion incomes. One of his proposals'
is a flat tax on the incomes of all
corporat iQiis "having no qualification
or other modifying provisions."
Fordney- also said it was his desire
"that the income tax laws be made
so simple that a corporation will not
have to hire an expert or a lawyer
to figure hew much it owes the gov-
The ways and means chairman de
clares that the study of Secretary
Houston's report had shown him that
"the estimates lor governmental ex
penditures are ridiculously hialu"
"I can go clown the list of estimates
f tliL. i;iir.l-t.trii-v- Mild f-hftlk nut Htm'0 -
i i-"- v -tr
ii think tnat is a nunareu muuou ui
...m .,..i, u.., ihi vnur"!
PHOENIX. Dec. 8. A minimum val
uation on different classes of property
in the state will be fixed at the an
nual meeting of county assessors and
the state tax commission, which will
be held here beginning January 3. it
was announced at the commission's of
Assessors and commissioners also
will discuss various matters that have
c ome to their attention durnig the j
year with a view to carrying on a
uniform policy, it was stated. tne
work for the coining year will be out
lined at the meeting. The meeting
probably will last two days, according
ni. ..i r T T ..... .P li n f.ntnmla.
I iiitnea h. i iw - i ."
sion. Ketiring assessors.
as well as
re-elected assessors and assessors
elect, will attend the meeting.
1 Near East Relief Makes
2 Millions Available to
Aid Suffering Armenians
. !lK- l?vtc- Sv71h "T'ltiin and should be a better distrihu -
,ve con.nnttpe of the Near East n-tlon of th tax ,,,.. , nwis( ,HV,S
lie oday apt.ropr.a ed $2 Put any schen,..
S,mrtoameer,,,.h!: 'S i"f "
c.nsed by the Turkish invasion of ". l;
Iha Arrr.tir. .nllhli.. unrl tlio I s-
tress incident to the approach of
The committee announced it as
sumed responsibility for fl.KOO.nno
of this amount until Ihn money could
U. S. Declines to
Take Part in
WASHINGTON. Dec. 8. The
United States, not being a member
lf the league of nations, cannot
participate in the deliberations of
tse league council or of any com
mission acting under the cwincil.
President Wilson has decided in
declining the council's invitation
to appoint American representa
tions to sit on the council's com
mission on the reduction of aiin.i
mer.ts. The president's division was
embodied in a communication .'eiit
today by Acting Secreuv or State
Davis to Paul Hymans. president
cf tno league council.
Sympathy, hov'ever. wa.. ex
pressed by the president Aith any
sincere efforts to evolve a con
structive plan for disarmament
which is necessary for the eccr:'
mlc re'i.'bi';aTirn, p"aV; and :.ti.
biliiv of the vor'd.''
PLEA FOR TRUCEi
"No, Amnesty, No Republic
and Cessation of Murder"
May Be England's Reply
LONDON, Dec.' 8. The recent
message of Father 6'Flanagan of
i.....,.. t Prnv:r t.i,w,i fidnrrre
t i -. f ' fn tliA Tl'iwll wit II
represents the full force of Sinn Fein
! moderate opinion. It is slated on
iuigll auiiiuiu; nidi, ii iij . , ,
that Father O'Flanagan does repre- ,h taxation program he vmII recom
... u ,-,.r.,t.r, I r.iend to the extra session of con-
I SVClll ! WJJ I II It'll, wi p., l 111,., n-
will reply to his message with a
statemeut embodying the following
"No rmnesty. no republic and ces
sation from the present campaign of
outrage and murder."
The opinion was. fexpressed today
by some students of the Irish prcb
lem here that receipt of Father
O' Flanagan's message by a section
of th? Sinn Fein had its origin in a
desire for amnesty Tor certain Sinn
t . . m i.l v i....
, wuiers w no are liiciutes jus-
' Activities Resumed
1 LONDON. Dec. S. A hi ier dispatch
received from Cork late tonieht savs
i mere was a general nouiun or tne
public in the streets of Cork by the
auxiliary pcliij' this evening. Firing
was heard in various parts of the
city. A man leaving a church was
shot dead. There was much .alarm
in the streets, which were quickly
WILL OPEN ARMORY
PHOENIX. Dec. S. Formal open
mg of tlje Flagstaff armory will be
held cn the return of Governor
Campbell from the east, it was an
nounced today by Adjutant General
Walter S. Ingalls. Colonel Ingal's
said he had not been informed as to
the plans Tor the opening, but that
tlV governor would be present. Thej
adjutant general will also be there,
he said, ror he was particularly
the spirit shown in
nagstatr with respect to the nation
Tax Burden Be
WASHINGTON, Dec. 8. More
jcqunuuie ami just tiisirinuiion ol ine
.our u.uion uouar tax nuruen nim-n
the American people must bear for at
least lour more years, was recom-
mended to congress today by Secre-
tary Houston, who in his annual re -
port submitted a comprehensive
scheme of tax revision.
"Revision of taxes should be effect-
to fionsm;i vvr-ii'' i-tmi'i't'ss . iifi-e
..v..-,.-. w... , i , , ,., pn-
tible with safety and sound finance.
And the country should face the fact
that present taxes ven may not u
the future be relied upon to yield the
i needed revenue."
'I''u secretary of the treasury 'said
; ON POLICIES OF
Senator Will Hold "Meeting
of Minds" to Prepare for
IS EAGER FOR TASK
Hitchcock and Shields Will
Be First Democratic Sena
MARION, Ohio. Dee. K..Ancr a
month's vacation trip m Texas and
Panama. Presidentelect Harding re
'turned to Marion ' todav to lay the
foundation of his administration and
it's policies in consult at ic-n "whh
many of the nal ion's leading states
men. HM.. i. ... J.. . a ... i ... .
I meeting oi nuiKis lie prom-
j ised during the campaign vill begin
early next week after he has dispos
' ed of accumulated correspondence
j and has put into more concrete form
j the questions he wants fo ask those
I who came here to confer with him.
: The league of nations will be fore-
j most in his discussions but. several
"'" problems will be kept in mind
in mimt-i ctiiurf itmt piepiirm
I himself fur pxeomive responsibility.
! . Th rut? f hunt thp tim-i i ti u nJ
since, Hardin sr has declared many
t i ntiiu 4lijt I h-tfi-t n . .........
tions to he -Voided in the nation's
I domestic affairs and to these he will
I R'v- attention in some of his confer-
here. For one thin he has
t reorganization of sevvr-
al governmental departments to in
sure greater business efficiency and
he is expected before March 4 to dis
cuss "that subject With seme of the
country's most smcesstul business
executives.. Meantime, too. he must
choose his cabinet and must framn
gress to he followed scon after his
inauguration. Upon most of these
suhjecis he made sotrie progress dur
ing his two day visit in Washington
but the real work of his administra
tion building is yet lo be done.
Mind Is Refreshed
His mind refreshed by his 1 ng
play spell, Harding evidenced today
a Vsire to get vigorously into the
swing of Hie task before him. Dur
ing his absence ill the south, he has
devoted his time almost without in
teriupiion to rest and recreation,
putting into the background entirely
the trying lspmsibilities of the
presidency. He told his friends, that
this vacation probably would-be bis
last real respite before he retires
from the White House and he trivd
to make the most of it.
He considers that the chaiuv- nf
mental atmosphere nnd the excre
ment of travel havle benefitteil i m
immensely but he showed tod that
he realized that it was ever t.y at
tacking at once the stack o letters
that he found awaiting his attention.
To clear his desk will -equire hard
work during the remainder of the
week, for he has given virtually no
attention to the correspondence since
The president-elect and Mrs. Hard
ing may move to seme southern re
sort some time during January but
they expect to be' In Marion contin
uously until after ilf' holidays. Wifh
ing this period Harding hopes to con
clude the league of nations confer-
t'oTiTi:n ox pack twoi
the excess profits tax should be re-
pen led ami must, of course, be rcpluc-
e he b,,iov,.- it hmM
, , .
'''I'1"' "" " P;" by. some form
I )f corpoi ation profits tax."
J Reduc tion of the higher groups of
the inc ome surtaxes accompanied by
increases in the lower income surtax
rates also is suggested by the secre-
i:iiv win nwu-i-ii tii-it i.iiii -...,n.
Isider such a general revision. ith a
, ,-,.,,,., io to a maximum rate lower
! than that contained in the present
-H?blc new taxes of
V'.. t'l "!rn' T l?""'!. ,. ,
, , ,- MTin,ir) SHU I lie plain MCI
w as that the present rates, which are
jus high as 70 pr cent, could not be
j successfully collected ami that the
i ' tfective wy to tax the i h h is to
,d.-rt rates that do n-n force fnvcet-
jnvnf in tax exc.npt setui iti' '