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&jsttay. September 23, 1920. THE LEHI SUN, LEHI, UTAH m Pflg0 Fiva I
-HNJ5I5 BARRED ?
Rmatiic climax comes to
HflQHT IN THE NEW YORK
tSs Men Recently Re-elected by Their
Constituents Are Deprived of Their
uHfceats, Three Being Expelled and
BTwo Tendering Resignations.
jflQJjbuiiy, N. Y. The nssutnbly of tlio
If? York state legislature on Septem
Ta21' hy n vote ot 00 to 45 In cuch
M' cPellcl three of the flvo Social
, JHcmbors LouIh Wnldnuin nnd Au
ijVS& Claosscns of New York nnd
lECfcsvrios Solomon of Kings county and
lAxd 87 to 48 to penult Samuel A.
i35Sff,,u "ml Sumuot Orr, Socialist mem
yw1 flo" the Bronx, to retain their
J2SB- Tll two 't named', however,
d&ftSr n vote to relnstute Wnldnuin had
tI? ,os,' 8I ,0 K5, took tlus floor m
tK! "d verbally tendered their res-
& proceedings were not ttnllko
ffitajjp that occupied vlrtunlly nil of
PjlMyh .11 nnd Into tho early morning
MWtRprll l ut tho last session, when
Kfljflve were barred from their seats,
yWt that the dramntlc situations
'iff' cxcl,c,nent tllnt uttended tho first
jfejNMter were lacking.
HPglic resolution calling for tho cxpul-y-of
the five Socialists was Intro
& y Colonel II. II. Gllletr, Repub
MSn, Columbia county, and tho Ju
jjtfajary committee, to Which It was re
Wf5red, reported tho resolution back to
lytejjliouse for consideration without
HgJPollowIng nn all-day discussion, tho
wus taken on tho expulsion of
Hjjgtklmun, Solomon and Claessens, tho
Wgg being 00 to 45.
llJKwcmblyrann Dowltt, after tho vot-
ffiwjfl gained tho floor and snld thut,
ftV'MJjJ he had tho privilege to sit In
JwgRient of his threo comrades, he re-
'fnl to Kit In n body so un-American
jfcwould pass such Judgment. "I re-
SWl' concluded Dewltt.
, 'oniblymnn Orr snid he had given
fi? ,,mt 'o would accept no com-
Srgdea. "This move," ho continued,
"tajijtrcly n question of politics, and
! not H,ny 1" ,l 0"'y with thoso
wJMJmave proved themselves un-Amer-
!?9&nt11 u, ,,0U8t' purees ItRelf of '
igHgn-Amcrlcnn8 who made these
mjgf PLAN TO CONTINUE FIGHT
iPjjHTThat There Is No Hope of 8olv
jjflWf California Probleir at Present
Mgklo.-Ilcprcscntntlve Japanese ex
)5m tho opinion that thero Is no
yMP.!of a permanent solution of tho
KfCJfoniln problem until after the pres
Btiwjtlal election In tho United States.
WSTrfetigh tho medium of tho press, how
gyjy. they continue to put fonvnrd
BjstWHig opposition to tho proposed ref
Bwgidum In California, designed to ex
ffi the present Inw excluding Japan
f(Hw7from land nwncrshli) In California
igtwjgs to forbid Japanese from holding
Whwtdq by louse nnd also to prevent Jap
UMWse holding nnd through ownership
KJtfallcgcrt "dummy" corporations.
HfrRENCH PRESIDENT RE8IQN8.
KSute of Health Given as Reason for
Wmt:. Laying Down Burden.
ffflParls. Tho resignation of Paul Des
Kmnncl ns president of France, which
WmS handed to I'remlcr MUlcraud nt
Minhoulllct last week, was read slm
MlFancously In the senate nnd rhamher
BjKdeputleH when those bodies recoil
SKly statu of henlth," wrote 31. Des
ffefrancl In his letter, "no longer permits
Mjwjjto iiKNiime the high functions with
Kwmeli your confldenco Invested mo
Won "'0 occasion of the session of tho
KatTouul assembly on January 17 last "
HMInlster Charged With Swindling.
HnDenvcr. Arrested nt a hotel whom
wmRviih spending his honeymoon with
tilsTyoung Nebraska bride, whom ho
Married on September 8, though It Is
declared that ho already wiih engaged
toja pretty Denver society girl, It. K.
ffeB&lnsnn, a newly ordained Presby
torlan minister, Is being held for
Omaha authorities, who charge him
With an oil stock swindle Involving
igore than $20,000.
HB Alcohol's Foes in 8esslon.
(pUJJlilngton. l'rohlhltlon In tho
ijtJnRei) States has nttracted the ut
jjentlon of Iho world, Sir Auckland (Jed
ils, Hiitlsh ambassador, declared In
addressing tho opening session Tues
Suy of the fifteenth luternntlomil cou
fress against alcoholism. Virtually nil
fit tho Kuropean nations nnd u mini
Jer of the South American republics
mro represented at tho opening ses-
K Fall to 8olve Bomb Mystery.
pNow York. Department of Juetlco
Ejul jMiiIco offlclnls havo admitted ,
t ono-lmlf day's Investigation has ;
KK1,!l1 t' solvo tho mystery of tho ex-
l08lon In Wall street on September
KOJwhlcli cost thirty-flvo lives.
Wholesale Auto Thefts Charged.
Detroit. Charged with shipping
more than $'M)sm worth of nutomo- ,
Klles, stolen In Detroit, through east
prn ports to Scandinavian oountrlos,
Klx Dettolt persons, on of them a
Evoman, liavo been nrrosted here. i
TO POLAND'S PLAN
HOSTILITIES TO BE SUSPENDED
PENDING SETTLEMENT OF
Peace Council Plan Is Basis of Settle
ment, Both Countries Agreeing
to Accept Decision of Council
of League of Nations.
London. Poland and Lithuania
huvo agreed to suspend all hostilities,
pending au Inquiry uud decision of the
Issues nt stake by the council of the
league of nations, It was announced
hero September 20.
Tho Polish-Lithuanian accord came
after tho council had adopted a reso
lution calling on the countries to
cease hostilities Immediately. Tho
resolution nsked Lithuania to adopt
tho provisional line of the frontier
fixed by the supreme council In De
cember, and withdraw her troops from
the territory to the west of the line,
while Poland was asked, during Its
war with soviet Itussla, to respect tho
neutrality of the territory occujNed by
Lithuania east of tho lino of demar
cation llxed by tho supremo council.
Acceptance of tho league's arbitra
tion cnino In a most drastic manner at
the public meeting of the council re
cently. Iguace Jan PadcrewskI, Polish
delegate to the league of nations,
arose and made a stirring speech, In
which he said Poland desired to be In
complete pence with Lithuania, and
had full cunlldeuce that Lithuania
ulso desired peace.
The Lithuanian delegates, headed by
Foreign Minister Woldemar, walked
liver to the Polish delegates and warm
ly shook hands with them, nmld cheer
ing of the delegates, marking the first
Instance In which the league's media
tion has been accepted by countries
virtually In a stnto of war. M. Woldc
mar said ho had full contlduncc In tho
spirit of fairness of the council of
the league, and would abide by Its
Finland also Ironed out her difficul
ties with the council by accepting,
rt-lth certain reservations, the report of
tho council on the Aland Islands ques
tion, which calls for an Investigation
ty three commissioners.
Definite transfer of the districts of
Kupcn and Malmedy to the sovereignty
:f Ilelgium was recognized following
in Investigation of the protests tiled
y Uurmnns agnlnst the plebiscite.
Johnson Given Easy Job.
Leavenworth, Kan. Jack Johnson,
brought hero to servo n sentence of n
year und n day for violation of tho
Mann net, has been mado orderly of
tho prison baseball park. UK duties
nro to keep tho athletic ground In good
May Recognize Obregon Regime.
Washington. Although silent on
the subject, tiro president and tho
state department are believed here to
be seriously considering all aspects of
the Mexican situation with a view to
determining the advisability of extend
ing recognition to the Obregon govern
ment of Mexico.
S. PARKER GILBERT
ijjPwF3n v -SwU
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iHLJflK . ; M&j
8. Parkor Gilbert of New Jersey,
who was associated for soms years
with Ruuell C. Lefflngwell, has sue
oeeded the latter as assistant secre
tary of the treasury. Mr. Gilbert
worked In the treasury during the war.
Cheyenne Loses 258 People.
Waslrtngton. Cheyenno Is bigger to
day than It was ton years ago by
2T.09, but It Is still 2.rS behind Its
population of NXH. Tho census bu
reau announces the present population
of Cheyenne at 11W20.
Sees Explosion as Result of Plot.
Chicago. Tho Wall street explosion
that destroyed many Inuocont lives Is
simply part of a widespread anarchist
plot. Ik tho bollef of Ilaron do Man
dat Oraney, French Industrial and
Hi Ol' John B. Thrift, Sr.
LABOR BUREAU REPORT8 8LIGHT
DECREASE IN STANDARD
Indications That the Decline In Food
Price Levels Is General Is Seen
In Statistics From Leading
Cities of Nation.
Washington. Twenty-seven of tho 43
standard articles going Into the Amer
ican fnmlly market basket decreased
In price between July 15 and August
15, It was unnounced Sunday by tho
department of labor's bureau of labor
statistics, which made public figures
showing that during the thirty-day pe
riod ended with the middle of August
the retail price of potatoes fell 44 per
cent and the price of cabbage went
down 41 per cent.
Tho drop In sugar prlco was placed
at 14 per cent. Most kmds of meat
decreased In price.
Kggs went up 11 per cent during the
period. With this exception nnd pork
chops, which Increased 5 per cent, the
Increases In other foodstuffs were 2
per cent or less.
Indications that the decline In food
price levels was general Is soen In sta
tistics showing that each of the fifty
one cities covered by tho bureau's sur
vey reported decreases. Minneapolis
led with ir decrease of 11 per cent,
with St. Paul second, with a 10 por
Ten out of fourteen representative
Industries showed u decrease In em
ployees In August, ns compared with
July, tho department of labor's bureau
of labor statistics reported.
Tho number of employees In the au
tomobile manufacturing Industry do
creased 10 per cent In August, as com
pared with July. Other decrenscs were
0 per cent lii the woolen Industry and
5 per cent In the leather, hosiery and
underwear Industries. Increases of
11.5 per cent and 1.5 per cent were
shown In car building and repairing
and In paper making.
As compared with July, the payrolls
In August showed decreases lu nine
Industries and Increases In five.
LIVESTOCK MEN A8K RELIEF.
Possible Destruction of Industry
Through Curtailment of Loans.
Washington. Relief from what was
described as possible "destruction of
tho livestock Industry," through cur
tailment of banking loans, was sought
from the federal reserve board by u
committee of livestock producers.
They asked tho board to encourage
banks of the reserve system to aid
them lluanclally In raising and market
ing their product.
The committee, which camo as tho
representatives of a Chicago confer
ence of producers, packers and hank
ers, predicted dire consequences to Uie
livestock Industry throughout the west
unless bankers and cattle loan com
panies discontinue "calling" loans.
They said millions of dollars In loans
were maturing this fall, and they be
lieved it reasMiranco from the board
that It approved of such credit ex
tension by the banks would muterlully
lessen the difficulties with which tho
livestock men have to deal.
Communists in Mexico.
Mexico City. Confusion reigned nt
Monday night's meeting or the 'Com
munist congress of the Mexican pro
letariat," when, during a sharp debate,
someone fired a pistol Into tho air.
There wcro no caMialtles, but tho
meeting adjourned mioii after the Incident,
Lutsk Taken by Poles.
Warsaw. Lutsk, an Important for
tilled city forty miles east of Vhidlmlr
Volhynsk. has been -captured by the
Polos, who have won successes along
a front of approximately 210 miles, ac
cording to an official statement.
Red Circulars Discovered,
Worcester, Mass. Hundreds of cop
ies of a "red" circular, calling on Iho
workmen of this city to refuse to
make, handto or ship munitions that
might be used against tho soviet gov
ernment In Kuesln were found here.
BOMB EXPLOSION IN
TWENTY.NINE KILLED AND HUN,
DREDS INJURED IN FINAN-
Banking House of J. P. Morgan & Co.,
the Subtreasury and Assay Office
Partially Wrecked at Noon Hour
by Deafening Blast.
New York. An explosion In Wall
street, near Broad, believed by trained
department of Justice and pollco In
vestigators to have been caused by an
Infernal machine, rocked the heart of
New York's financial district at noon
Thursday, leaving death und destruc
tion In Its wnke.
Twcnty-nino persons wore killed,
more Hutu 200 wero Injured, tho
banking house of J. P. Morgan & Co.,
the subtreasury and the assay office
wero partially wrecked and property
damage estimated In excess of (1,000,
000 was caused.
Thomas W. I-nmont, of the J. P.
Morgan firm, expressed tho bellof,
however, that the explosion was pure
ly an nccldcnt, cnused by a collision
between nn explosive-laden wagon nnd
another vehicle. The firm had re
ceived no threats of any kind, he said,
and there was no real reason for tho
planting of a bomb outsldo the firm's
The noon hour had struck and an
endless stream of office workers had
Just started pouring Into the streets
from buildings In the neighborhood.
Suddenly, a cloud of yellowlsh-bluck
smoke and a piercing Jet of flame
leaped from the street outside the Mor
Then came a deafening blast. A
moment later scores of men, women
and children were lying prostrate on
tho ground and the streets were cov
ered with debris from thousands of
broken windows and the torn facades
of adjacent buildings.
Kvldencu tending to confirm the tho
ory Hint the explosion wns caused by
a boiub or some other Infernal ma
chine camo from several sources.
Abolition of Ordnance Board.
Washington. General orders No. 40,
Issued Friday by authority of tho sec
retary of war, abolishes the board of
ordnance and fortification, of which
former Senator F. T. Dubois of Idaho
was the sole civilian member.
SIGNOR DE MARTINO
Slgnor de Martlno, the new Italian
ambassador to Germany, has taken up
his duties In Berlin.
Another Trunk Mystery.
Calexlco, Calif. Tho body of an
American, doubled In a trunk, was
found by some Mexican laborers on
tho Mexican side of the International
Hue, about n inllo from here, uud was
brought to Mexican.
Texans Lynch Negro,
Houston, Tox. Oscar Ileasloy, ne
gro, who was Indicted Thursday for
tho murdor of Sheriff Joo Snow of
Brazoria county, later was taken from
tho county Jail at Augletou by a mob
of 300 persons nnd hanged.
LEAGUE OF NATIONS
HAS PRACTICAL TASK
WILL ADJU8T THE CONTROVERSY
BETWEEN 8WEDEN AND FIN-
LAND OVER ALAND I8LAND8.
Action of Two Nations Places-In the
Hands of League an International
Dispute That Might Have Led
Paris. Finland and Sweden have
agreed to accept tho Intervention of
the league of uatlous for the settle
ment of the dispute between them ns
to the possession of tho Aland lslnnds,
lying at tho mouth of the Gulf of Both
nia, between tho two countries. A
commission will bo appointed by tho
executive council of tho lenguo to In
vestigate the question ami reach au
Tho acceptance of tho council as ar
bitrator Is regarded by tho mombcrs of
tho council as a long step toward tho
recognition of the league by tho na
tions of tho world ns a medium for
tho prevention ot future wars.
The decision of Finland and Sweden
to accept the Intervention of tho
leaguo was taken ut Saturday's meet
ing of tho council, which was attended
by HJalmar Brnntlng, tho Swedish
premier, nnd M. Knckcll, the Finnish
foreign minister. The council ndoptcd
tho report of the committee of Interna
tional jurists, which had been appoint
ed to determine If tho leaguo had Juris
diction In tho case.
The action of tho two nations places
lu the hands of the league an Interna
tional dispute which at ono time was
thought might lead to war, and tho
mombcrs of the council do not dis
guise their satisfaction over tho de
cision, which Is pointed to ns ono of
tho strongest expressions of support
nnd confidence the league has yet re
ceived. A commission of three has been se
lected to furnish tho lenguo In tho
shortest posslblo tlmo a report which
will enable It to frnmo cither a final
or u provisional settlement.
Premier Brnntlng nnd Foreign Min
ister Knckcll both expressed their ap
proval of tho course of the council und
said they felt confident that a solu
tion acceptable to both Finland and
Sweden would soon bo reached by that
Sweden's claim to ownership of tho
Aland Islands dates back mora than
a ccntnry. They belonged to her up
to 1800, when they wcro taken by
Russia and attached to the province
of Finland. Separated from Itussla
ns a consequence of tho war and tho
Russian revolution, Finland now
claims she Is entitled to the continued
ownership of tho group. Sweden Is
setting up her previous ownership, to
gether with the largo preponderauco
of Swedish population of (ho Islands,
as reusons why they should now re
vert to her.
In the spring of 1018, when warfare
between the White Guards and BoIbIio
vlk forces broke out In Finland, and
It was reported the Germans planned
to make uso of tho Islands In connec
tion with their operations lu Finland,
Sweden sent troops to occupy tho
PREMIER MAY BE PRE8IDENT.
Election of Mlllerand to Head French
Government Seems Inevitable.
Paris. Tho election of Premier Mil
lernnd to tho presidency ot Franco
seems Inevitable, despite tho premier's
repented declarations that he Is not a
The premier has received assurances
from numerous groups In the cham
ber of deputies and tho senate that,
If a revision of tho French constitu
tion Is necessary to give to the presi
dent it wider range of authority In
public affairs, this will be made.
It Is believed lu political circles that
Mlllerand will bo unable to avoid ac
cepting the nomination.
Americanism Is Harding's Theme.
Marlon, (). Americanism, Its mean
ing lo the forelgu-boru citizen and tho
dangers of a hyphenated citizenship
was the keynote of au address deliv
ered from his front porch Saturday to
delegations of foreign-horn citizens by
Senator Harding, Republican presiden
tial candidate. The delegations, com
prising several hundred, enme from
New York, Chicago and cities of tho
northwest nnd Cleveland.
Newspaperman Dies ot Work.
Omaha. Charlos L. Thomas, news
editor of tho Omaha Bee, former well
known athlete and football coach ot
the middle west, died at his homo In
this city Sunday from a paralytic
stroke which lto suffered while ut
Official Count lo Delayed.
Chicago. Official returns lu the Il
linois primary probably will not bu
made known for it week or ton days,
James F. Sulllvun, chief clerk of tho
Cook county board of election com
missioners said Sunday.
Johnson to Talk at Convention.
San Francisco. Senator Hiram W.
Johnson will inako IiIh llrst public ap
pearnnco in behalf of the Harding-Coolldge-Shortrldgo
ticket In Callfor
nla, at tho Republican convention ut
UTAH STATE NEWS I
Nearly 100,000 tons of Rllnge nro VM
i being stored by the formers of Utah IB
this ycni. .jH
It Is understood that twenty-one en- '4
glue crews will move up to Soldlc? 'H
Summit from Helper by December 1. '-
Arrested for the second time within ,H
a mouth on the sumo chnVge, Gcorgu jl
Sherman N being held In tho city Jail jB
nt Ogden for window peeping. UM
Gerald Duke of Prnvo, who was In- -
J u red some time ago In n runaway at ,H
Arco, Ida-, Is stllljn a serious condt- "B
Hon ut the Buttecotinty-'hospltnl lu H
Tho Bank of Kphrnlm, with n cap- jQ
Hal of $rjO,0Ofl, a surplus of $25,000 and H
total resources aggregating $744,fXl.'l, H
has been admitted to tho federal re- ,H
serve system. M
Jesse B. Smith has been brought: H
back to Salt Lake on charges ocea- fl
sloued by alleged thoft of nn auto- M
mobile, ho having been captured In M
St. Anthony, Idaho. M
More than $9000 In freo scholarships M
has already been awarded former M
?en Ice men of Utnh from tho funds M
of tho National War Work council M
of the Y. M. C. A. H
Tho trial registration In tho city H
.'tehools of Ogden for the first week M
ot the fall term was more than 7000, H
according to the report announced by U
the board of education. H
Hartley Mcwhlnney, at one tlmo un- H
tier sentence of death for murder '
commuted In a rooming houso nt Salt M
Lake, has been released from prison H
and will begin life nnow In tho east. H
Frederick Niemann, 10 years of age, H
attempted to climb upon n moving H
truck at Salt I.uke, his fool caught lu H
the wheel and he was whirled thnmgh H
the air to the ground, being fatally In- H
Mathonllmh Thomas, who hns been H
federal prohibition enforcement officer H
for Utah slnco January 10, 1020, has M
forwarded his resignation to Washing- H
ton, to take effect ut the convenience H
of tho government. H
The Knysvllle Canning company has H
been nwnrded a contract by the Unit- H
ed States navy for 1,200,000 pounds H
of canned tomntoes, to bo delivered '
(o Mare Island. Tho contract will bo H
for about 80,000 cases. H
An earthquake was felt In Logan, H
September 18. Tho disturbance wixn H
particularly evident In the business 'H
district, where .articles aro reported H
to havo rattled on tho shelves and 'H
several buildings were seen to shake. H
Sylvian Smith of Garland, whllo 'H
avoiding two other boys who wero H
playing In the street nt Gnrland, In H
front ot his automobile, struck tho H
third boy, Wilson Rhodes, 7 years of H
uge, anil Inflicted Injuries which ro- H
suited In his death. H
Tho University of Utah will conduct H
a limited number of brunch summer H
schools throughout the state as n re- H
suit of the success of the Initial ono ,H
held at Vernal last season. Already H
many communities havo mado petl- H
tlons for such schools. H
Tho town of Ccutervlllo boasts tho H
first soldier memorial edifice to bu H
erected In tho stnto of Utah. It Is H
called the Soldier Memorial hall .uid H
Is a neat cream brick building, set ' IH
back among tho trees on ono of tho H
most attractive streets or Centcrvltle. H
Aaron Johnson of Altonah was sort-
ously hurt lu Duchesne, when his H
horse overturned thojlght wngou ho H
wus driving. The unlmnl becamo H
frightened when nn nutomohllo truck H
appeared suddenly from around n cor- H
ner, Jumping oft u dugwny ilfty feet H
After serving In the Oregon stnto H
prison since November 10, 1014, on n H
life sentence for murder in tho first H
degree, John Arthur Pender, n former H
resident of Utah, was released Sep- H
temher 11, nnd declared by Governor
B, W, Olcott to be Innocent of the H
crime for which he wus convicted.
Thorough Investigation by tho local jH
authorities has given no clew which
might solve tho mystery surrounding
the denth of Ross Wheeler, u retired
veteran D, & It. G. engineer, who had H
resided at Green River for several H
years. Mr. Wheeler's body wns ills- H
covered In tho ruins of his burned jH
cabin September 7. H
After mi eleven dnys' tour of fouth- H
eru Utah, covering a distance ot more iB
than IKK) miles, tho members of the BS9
wholesalo trades department of the ShRB
Salt I-ake Commercial club arrived HOElS
home Sept. 18, bringing Impressions rHf0
of tho beauties and resources of their JwCT
state which will live In their memories BjHP
for tho remainder of their lives. Vnw
An the result of tin operation ut tho YfivVl
county hospital for removal ot three WflkEj
shot from his brain, Willie Tutgher, (SmJi
0 years of age. son of Thomas Tutehcr HK-X'
of Murray, Is reported as having it WPt'
chance of recovery from tho serious jEEiff
wounds In the head suffered recently SSw-X
from tho dlschargo ot a shotgun. ISeu
The' Plugree National bank ut Og- OTaI
den passed out of existence last week fjkQU
nnd tho National Bank of Commerce HI
i took Its place, Tho action came with Q
, the meeting ot tho stockholders ot the LH
i hank, who voted for the changing of H
tho name of the bank, B
AulomnblllstH, commercial clubs, B
cule organizations und taxpayers ut
the state are being Invited by Mai- fl
culm A. Keyser, president ot tho Utah ''jH
State Automobile association, to tnko M
. j part In a discussion of road building, M
I ! inesopt and future, ut u meeting to M
I ''0 held at Salt Luke, October fi M