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jj Fiftieth Year-No. 84 Price Five cents OGPEN CITY, UTAH, WEDNESDAY EVENING, APRIL 7, 1920 LAST EDITION 4 P. M. 'H
If ' JOHNSON II
I LOSE OUT J jl
H Big Four Uninstructed Dele-
gation Rolls Over All Op-
H position in Results
I HERBERT HOOVER IS
I Socialist Mayor of Milwaukee
' I Is. Reelected by Large Ma-
j jority Over Opponent
j " NEW YORK. April 7. New York
' state's "big four" uninsLructcd dele
gation to the Republican national
j . convention rolled over the opposition
of former State Senator William M.
Bennett, pledged to the presidential
candidacy of Senator Hiram W. John
son, of California, in yesterday's pri
maries, according to virtually com
plete returns early today.
With only 126 election districts out
I of the 2571 in the city missing, the
I vote for the "bigr four" was:
Nathan Miller, 70,043; Senator
James W. Wadsworth, Jr., 70.336;
Senator William M. Caldcr, 73.501;
j Colonel William M. Boyce Thompson,
I GSftO-l. Bennett's vote was 25,561,
j of 'which his home borough Brook-
I lyn, contributed 1-1.371. The vote
was lighter than anticipated by party
Scattering returns from upstate
wh'ere the vote was also light, indi
4 oafed that tho organization candi
dates had won over Bennett by a
wijler margin than in the city. No
4 candidate favorable to Senator John-
son was elected In any of the twelve
congressional districts where contests
" j- Hoover Also Defeated
, . -.The -organizatlp-in'eriialiiodACg41' 1
two' candidates pledged to Herbert
Hoover' in the Seventeen tli congres
sional district In- Manhattan by a
'raiio of about two and one-half to
one., Thi3 was the only district in
.j tho state where candidates favoring
f.mi Mr; Hoover were entered.
4p There were no contests among the
t M 1 ' Democrats and the party vote was
rflt ' l proportionately smaller than that
4f' cast for the Republicans.
I , ft. Women tumod out in large nuni-
jPt $ bers and proved active workers, par-
mfI1 '-v ticUlarly as watchers after the elos-
fH'i ing of the polls.
WMi It was the city's first "dry" pri-
mKi . mary and political leaders and police
f officials dclared it was the most or- j
HRLvIj dcrly ever held here. Not a single I
jHajn , arrest in connection with the primary!
wjw was made. I
mff 4 socialist elected
j M 'ilLWAUKEE, April 7. Complete
'M ff unofficial returns from Milwaukee
m m ) city election show that Mayor Dan-
f'l ' lerw. Hoan, Socialist, was rc-clectcd
Mjjf ' . over Clifton "Williams, present city
Kjj attorney, and running on a non-par-,
HI j tisa'n ticket, by a majority of 3373.
HI' , j Under a new law, Hoan's term will j
H;u ' ' run for four years. Hoan led his
Hi 1 j ; ticket and was the .only one of the
Hj'j three principal officials to pUU
ml j . through." His vote was 40,601 and
W . Williams 37,231.
BJ, The list of delegates to the Re
tt Ir' publican national convention appears
E. ' mostly to be those approved by Sen
k ator LaFollette, though only a few
hundred princints have been heard
m from. The LaFollette enndidato car
- rc Governor Philipp's home coun
t ty, ' Milwaukee.
! ' MICHIGAN RESULTS
jR' DETROIT, Mich., April 7, Belated
jTO. ! returns on Monday's presidential pri-
iXi . mary, coming in slowly from the
iff, j sparsely settled sections of the state,
iff jjFf " added but few votes today to thci
Jj totals alerady compiled from approx-l
& F" imately two-thirds of the prlcincts.
. ' : Theso figures gave Senator "Hiram W.
I?' Itf1 ' Johnson a lead of 42,251 over Major
General Leonard Wood on the Re-
' - - I publican ticket and Herbert's
' Hoover's advantage on the Demo-
y- . cratic ticket was 4466 over Governor
' Edward I, Edwards, of New Jersey.
'. ( . The vote stood; -
Republican (1661 precincts out of
2421) Johnson, 124,049; Wood. S2,
C98; Lowden, 44,229; Hoover, 40,621.
. Democrats (1472 precincts)
Hpover, 17.262; Edwards, 13,196; Mc-
i; Adoo, 12,062; Bryan, 11,641; Palmer,
-V Complete rctui-ns,had been received
y ') from" only a few counties and five
t;, 1 Alger, Baraga, Bonzie, Iosco and
I" g; -Montmorency had not been heard
': ; w , from at all, as a result of the Easter
; . ' fo" snowstorm which crippled telephone
lines and rendered many country
k.'-i' - ' W I'oads Impassable.
V-f ' VP 11 was generally conceded this
IC 4 TjL morning that aside from tho closed
j'.;,. ' race that has developed among
V-: jl)" Democratic candidates, it was un-
V p" ' likely that the present standing of
V. ' 'v tne candidates would be altered.
k Bert D. Cady, chairman of the Ro-
i publican stato central committee, In
a statement on tho primary, said he
; belioved Senator Johnson's victory
J . was assured and declared the large
' " Republican vote was "a forerunner
MLlzA ..-Uhe greatest Republican victory in
T thhistory of the party lu the state
BERLIN PROTESTING OCCUPATION I
British Government Feels It
self in Awkward Position by
Reason of Occupation
Negotiations Between France
and Berlin Interrupted by
BERLIN, April 7. A great
military conspiracy, which
was to have been a Bavarian
parallel to the recent Berlin
revolution, has been discov
ered in Munich, it was an
Part of the plan was that
General Ludendorff be made
dictator over Bavaria and t)r.
Heim, of the Bavarian sepa
ratists, a sort of civil and eco
Occupation of German cit
ies in the neutral zone east of
was denounced in an 'official
statement today. It is de
clared the government did ev
erything to prevent this "un
heard of action which is neith
er in accordance with the
sense of the peace treaty nor
its scope and is out of propor
tion with the insignificance of
our measures in tliG Ruhr region."
LONDON, April 7. There is little
probability of Great Britain participat
ing in the French advance into Ger
many as far as can be ascertained at
present and, according to a statement
current in some quarters, the British
government feels itself placed in an
awkward position by the French occu
pation of German cities.
Such a move was discussed recently
at a meeting of tho ambassadors'
council and il is said Great Britain!
and Italy dissented or at any rare
strongly urged the necessity of caro-
iful consideration before taking anyi
definite steps. Consequently It was
not expected that France would pro
ceed to occupy the neutral zone with
out their forman approval.
FRANKFORT, April 7. Occupation !
of Homburg by French troops today!
virtually completes the operations out-
lined to General de Goutte, in charge!
of the occupation movement, in hisi
orders from the war office. The en-'
tire plan has been carried out without
any significant incident. "
The inhabitants of Frankfort are
accepting the occupation with com
plete outward indifference.
NEGOTIATIONS BROKEN. j
PARIS, April 6. Entry of German
government troops into the Ruhr Dis
trict interrupted tentative negotia
tions for an understanding between
France and Germany and in authori
tative circles here there is conviction
it was deliberately planned tfor that
In the course of conversations on
the subject Germany asked France
what would be necessary as a basis for
such an linderslanding. The reply
was that the terms of the Versailles
(treaty must be executed. It is tho
theory here that the military party Jn
I Germany confronted with these con
ditions preferred to take radical ac
tion, German regular forces entered tho
Ruhr valley, it is pointed out, when
Premier Lloyd George and Earl Cur
zon, British secretary of state for for
eign affairs, were away from London
and it was Impossible for France to
communicate with her allies regarding
the situation A similar stato of nf
fairs existed late in July, 191-1, when
President Polncaro and the French
foreign minister were absent from
France and Germany and Austria bc
gan aggressions which began the
COBLENZ, April 7. Two thousand
communists have crossed tho Rhino
into the British zone of occupation and
have been interned. Twelve hundred
moro are expected to arrive today.
Flight of large numbers of com
munists into occupied territory is con
sidered an indication that the revolt
in the Ruhr region Is near au end.
CHILDREN "ASK GUARDIAN FOR MM
PALM BEACH Richard Croker, one-time powerful boss of Tammany. i
no longer able to handle his own affairs, according to his children, who have
asked the Florida courts to appoint a guardian. It is alleged that Croker's
second wife, whom he married six years ago, has groat t influence with him
His estate is estimated to amount to moi;e than $10,000,1)00.
j Mystery Surrounds Murder of
j General Romanovsky, Slain
at Russian Embassy
CONSTANTINOPLE. April C (By
the Associated Press) General Deni
kine, former commander of antibol
shevik forces in southern Russia, ar
rived hero last night and is today a
fugitive "on board a British warship.
Immediately after ho landed he went
j to ihe Russian embassy with General
Romanovsky, his former chief of
staff, and it was while he was there
that tho latter was assassinated.
General Denikino is believed to be
in danger because of the high fcol-i
Ing that prevails among Russian of-!
fleers here, and went on board the'
warship under a guard of British
General Romanovsky's murderer
i has not been apprehended and there
lis little chance h owlll" be caught as'
'attaches at the Russian embassy say, I
so far as they can determine, no-
I body saw the tragedy.
Generals Denikino and Romanovsky'
were talking with Prince Gergarin '
and several other Russians in tho'
sitting- room at the embassy and tho,'
latter left to arrange for a motor car
to bring his luggage from the steam-1
er. A few minutes later revolver
shots were hoard and General Ro
I manovsky was found in a dying con
dition in the billiard room. General
Romanovsky was unpopular with tho
officers and soldiers.
CHALONS-SUR-MARNE, April G. j
Work has bean started on thoi
1.000,01)0 franc maternity hospital '
here, tho funds for which Averc raised
I by the Society of Friends unit of the!
American Red Cross. Somo of tho
I money came from tho sale of sup
I plios to the inhabitants at cost and
i some from donations direct by Eng
. lish Quaker girls who ha'o been par
. I tlcipating ln- work they describe aa
I "a venture In International friond
jTho situation in the Ruhr valley is!
' bad and living conditions are almost
unbearable. A railroad strike at Es
sen is reported and no trains are run
ning. The reaction locally to the move
ment of French troops into German
cities east of the Rhine has not dis
turbed tho population. Firm convic
tion is expressed by Germans that tho
action of the French will solidify more'
: than ever sentiment all over Germany
againBt the allies.
The chief of staff of American
forces here has repeated his declara
tion that he has no direct concern
with any action outside of American
occupied territory except on specific
, instructions from .Washington.
Thousands of Acres of Iowa
Faring Under Many Feet
MUSCATINE, la., April 7. A breal;
in the Muscatine- Island' levee at a
point twelve miles south of this city
late last night hh.3 inundated thou
sands of acres of farm land and the
overflow of a considerable part ot
South Muscatine Is threatened.
At least 20.000 acres of farm land
will be covered by from three to six
teen feet of water.
' Hundreds of workmen are engaged
In erecting a barrier across a slough
which extends upward from the flood
ed aroa to tho city. Only tho success
of this enterprise will stop the neces
sity of several thousand people leav
ing their homes.
With- tlic breaking1 of t'hn levce. the
man power pX the city .was mobilised
to check the' water advancing from 'the
south and to aid in the removal of
families from 'the flood urea. But lit
tle livestock was saved.
Tho low.er Hart of Mu.catlne Island,
which is framed lor its truck crops, la
an inland soa many ml'js In extent.
Tlie break occurred within a mile
of the point where u similar flood
originated four year." ago. A thirty
foot gap soon extended tho length ot
a city block and thu roar of the on
rushlng waters could be heard miles
It Is expected that tho break here
will result In a lowering stage at other
points, thus reducing the danger of
ALLEGED POISONER OF
HUSBAND ON TRIAL
ALTURAS, Calif.; April "7. Forty
witnesses have been summoned in con
nection with the trial of Mrs. Olive
Peck, charged with the murder ol
Frank Peck, her husband.
Frank Peck died from poison at his
honie in Eagleville, Modoc county, Oc
tober 30, 1919, and in an anto mortem
statement to neighbors said the dose
was administered by his wife. Mrs,
Peck thereafter made two unsuccessful
attempts to commit suicide.
The prosecution said an attemp!
would be made to show that Mrs. Peck
wished her husband out of the way sc
she might many another.
MILLIONS OF DOLLARS
PAID FOR PEACHES
FRESNO, Calif., April 7. The Cali
forni peach growers, inc., is mailing
checks amounting to two and a hall
million dollars, representing the final
payment for the 1919 crop, which will
bring the total to approximately $10,
000,000, tho highest sum ever realized
by California growers for a single
crop of poaches. The checks to be
mailed represent four and one' half
pents u pound. Previously ton cents
had been uald. V,
Shortage of Unskilled Work
ers Alarms Some Speakers
at New York Conference
GROUP WANTS MORE
FOREIGNERS TO COME
j Secretary Meredith Wants
i Aliens to Move from City
to Nation's Farms
NEW YORK, April 7. The first
national immigrationionference ever
, held in America began here today to
discuss naturalization and immigra
tion laws, shortage of labor, the exo
dus of immigrants from America and
the cause of unrest among tho foreign
horn, with a view to formulating rec
ommendations to congress. The meet-
; ing was under the auspices of tho in-
ter-racia) council of New York, and
' , delegates included representatives of
5 thirty racial groups and spokesmen
. I for industry, agriculture, capital and
:' William U. Barr, president of the
inter-raoia council and spokesman tor
Industry"' 'aid General -Coleman Du
j( jw n t .v chp.li;maiv .tgfthQerLlpajnd.o f-Oi'
't Vectors of- the Inter-racial" council,
I opened the meeting. A statement pre
pared by E. T. Meredith, secretary of
agriculture, was read.
"America is -1,000,000 men short as
as a result of the dwindling of immi
gration since the war," General Du
pont said. "Thousands of immigrants
are going back. Other
countries are making organized ef
forts to attract immigration. The L'ni
. led States is not.
"The indiscriminate denunciation
I of the foreign-born, which has been
i taking place in America, is resulting
i in many of them leaving this country,
j It Is resulting also in growing misun
l derstandlngs between -native and for-;eign-born
residents and in a general
J demoralization of industrial and so-
j' The immigrant no longer will come
I to America to enjoy freedom of wor
, ship or right of free speech, but the
"impelling reason will bo economic,"
Mrs. Burr said.
Prosperity In Balance.
"Our permanent national prosperity
depends upon sound production, and
one of its essential features is a suffi
, eient supply of unskilled workers.
. For years It is the labor-of
i the immigrant that has supplied this
Secretary Meredith's statement out
lined tho work of the department of
agriculture and with reference to im
migration and the farm labor problem
; "Many thousands of immigrants
I who came from farms in their homo
I country and are real lovers of the soil,
j have been sidetracked in our great
1 1 cities. Large numbers or
j our discontented elements can .be
1 1 transformed into contented agricul
tural workers if ibpy are told how to"
Psmako the right move."
i PARROT EXPOSES PLAN
TO SMUGGLE LIQUOR
SAN FRANCISCO, April 7. Captain
Fred Brooks of the steamer Curacoa,
arriving today from southern Pacific
ports, credits his pet parrot "Jlmmie"
with disclosure of a plan to bring 371
bottles of liquor into tho United States.
Jimmy's repetition of remarks attri
buted to sailors on the ship led officers
to search the cages of several hundred
. parrots and monkeys. Tho search dls
s closed the liquor, which was cast ovor
: board before the ship entered the three
: MILES OF TELEPHONE
i LINES TO BE LAID
1 PORTLAND, Ore., April 7. Plans
are being prepared for tho laying of
GOO miles of telephone line through the
: national forests of Oregon and Wash-
iuton, federal forest officials here an
nounced today. It was said that ef
forts would be inado to hasten the com
pletion of the telephone system for aid
in quick communication during tho for
est fire season, tho money usually de
voted to this purpose will bo diverted
to tolophono work.
; GEORGES CLEMENCEAU
! ILL OF BRONCHITIS
I CAIRO, April 7. (Havas) Georges
! Clemenccau, former premier of Franco,
i has been suffering from bronchitis
' since his return to this city from Lux
; or and his condition .causes some ap
Locomotive Firemen . I
mi Efifpefgiei Join I
Mlaw Organization I
CHICAGO, April 7. Representatives of S500 members of the 'H
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Engincmcn employed in
the Chicago switching district today had defied their union officials '
and voted to join the unauthorized switchmen's strike called nearly '
a "veelc ago.
Freight traffic through the expansive Chicago district already
was restricted seriously and both sides agreed thai, if the force of
strikers was augmented such traffic w.oulcl be brought virtually to a
The vote of the entrinemen and firemen came in the face of nre- 11
. dictions of grand officers of the Broth
erhood of Railway Trainmen and the
(Switchmen's Union of North America,
that by Saturday the strike would be
broken by loyal union men rushed
here from other citi.es.
"Scabs" Are Condemned.
The enginemen and firemen de
clared they would not, work with
"scabs" as they termed the loyal tin
' ion men, and also demanded an in
; creased wage. Engineers are paid
?S.76 a day and they demanded $1.50
j an hour; the firemen, paid from $4.16
) to $-l.2S a day, demanded $1 an hour.
I Passenger trains would not be inter
j fered with, the strikers said. Mean
while supplies of certain food and fuel
were beginning-to run lpw jn Chicago.
thrown out of work at the stock yards
', by tho stoppage of receipts of cattle.
It was stated that unless receipts of
livestock was resumed shortly approx
j imately 50,000 men would be mnde
May Forfeit Cards.
The switchmen continue their strike
under an ullim-.'tum from the Brother
j hood of Railway Trainmen that they
will forfeit their union memberships
unless t hey return io work by tonior
1 row night. They also would lose their
seniority standings with the railroads.
The strikers claimed early today
'that 1G.000 men wore already out in
! ih.i district and by night 25,000 would
be on strike. Railroad officials said
about 2500 switchmen and yardmen
were out. Office clerks and superin
'londents joined the union strikebreak-
crs in the yards yesterday.
William L. Dond, treasurer of the
I switchmen's union, said 19 trunk lines
land five belt lines "were paralyzed"
Ly the strike. Eighteen railroads were
I affected to some extent, officials ad
I Switchmen's strike leaders early to
; day said delegations had been sent to
J Milwaukee, Kansas City and other cit
, ies to call strikes.
j STRIKE IN BUFFALO.
BUFFALO, N V., April 7 Five hun
'drod switchmen on the nights hift of
Jail railroads entering Buffalo with the
' exception or the Erie and Pennsylva
nia lines went on a strike last night
jand this morning, virtually tying up all
freight in and out or the city. Up to
10:30 o'clock this morning the day
shifts had not reported and it is be
; licved the strike will be general.
F. J. Sheehan. president of the
switchmen's union, said tho strike was
OFFICERS TAKE ACTION
CHICAGO, April 7. Grand lodge
officers of tho Brotherhood of Itail
I way Trainmen and the Brotherhood
of Firemen and Enginemen called
I their divisional chairmen on the
twenty roads affected by tho strike
' to Chicago today to plan the cam
! pnign ngainst tho strikers,
j More than 3 000 union switchmen
are at work today as strikebreakers,
Vice President Whitney announced,
and similar action is expected to be
taken by tho firemen and engine
men. B. Corrlgan and M W. Cable, as
i sitant grand chlof engineers, were in
conference with the firemen and on-
ginomcn chairmen this morning aftor
a vain effort last night to prevent
the unauthorized strike of their men.
There is a great deal of sympathy
In tho brotherhood ranks for the
j switchmen, Corrlgan said.
I Situation Desperate
"The situation has become desper
ate because of tho wages paid these
men In the Chicago terminals were
absolutely not enough to live on,"
Corrlgan said. "The strikers," he
added, "receive a schedule ranging
from $4 to $5.7G a day." Continuing,
"Our men could loolc out the win
dows of their cabs and seo common
laborers receiving moro than engi
neers who had devoted years to their
Railroad offices announced this
morning that passenger trains were
moving practically on schodulo time,
and that considerable quantities of
freight were being moved. Tho Chi
cago switching district embraces all
.Uio territory within the outer bait
railroad which draws a thirty-milo
clrclo around the city, tapping every
railroad in this territory. There are
about 18,500 members of the two .jH
brotherhoods in the district. fl
fBOURBONS SPLIT I
Both C. C. Richards and Wil- H
Jiam R, ; Wallace Lay-"Glaim
SALT LAKE, April 7. To have two
men lay claim to the chairmanship of
' the Democratic state committee is the H
anamalous position of the Democracy
. of Utah today. The unusual clrcuni- fH
stance follows that action taken at the fH
, meeting of the committee Monday at fH
the Hotel Utah when William R. Wal- JH
, lace, for the past three years chair- IH
( man of the committee, was superseded
by Charles C. Richards. The proced
iure aroused the Wallace faction to ac- 'H
lion and at a second meeting held yes
terday it was voted to rescind the ao- H
; tion of Monday's meeting. This an
: nulled the election of Mr. Richards
and replaced Mr. Wallace as state
j chairman, leaving the state commit- jH
To appease all and settle without a tH
, doubt who should be head of the state
committee, R. B. Thurmau, secretary
of the committee, was instructed by
, unanimous vote at yesterday's meeting 'k1B
to call a session of the state commit
! tee within the near future with the
i idea in view of considering an entirely
new stale organization.
The apparent difrerence between
j those favoring Mr. Wallace and thoiie
! favoring Mr. Richards is that the first
named group contemplates another jH
session of the committee, considering
i the meeting yesterday to have been
one session. The men who selected
; Mr. Richards Monday look forward to jH
a session of the state committee, hold-
ing the meeting yesterday to be sim
i.plj "a gathering of prominent Demo-
Senator C. L. Olson, who nominated jH
Mr. Richards Monday and was one of
the supporters of that side of the argu
mcnl, made the following statement
lcgardlng the situation:
"Mr. Richards was regularly install
cd as chairman of the committee at a
duly called meeting held yesterday at
tcrnoon at 1 o'clock, at which llnio
nineteen out of twenty-nine chairman
were present, or duly represented.
Eleven members out of the nineteen
i voted for tho installation of Mr. Rich
arcls. Several reactionary Democrat
in the party, together with a few oth
j crs, included some slate employes led
: by State Senator AV. W. Armstrong,
I held a' meeting this, morning, and di$
'approved of the action. Several mem
bers of tho committee attended this
meeting, including a number of those
who voted in favor ot reorganization
yesterday, and justified the action tak
j en as in the interest of the maintc- IH
j nance of a progressive instead of a re
actionary Democracy In the stato of iH
Utah. The meeting asked the secrg- IH
tary of the state committee to call an
eai'ly meeting of the state committee
to consider the question of reorganiza- jH
tion of the state committee, to which
all present agreed."
TWO KILLED, FIVE
INJURED IN SEATTLE H
SEATTLE, Wash., April 7, Two
persons wero killed, fivo injured and
a number of others received minor
hurts as the result of fire, which ear
ly today destroyed tho Hotel Lincoln,
a family hotel at Fourth avenue and jH
Madison street, in the downtown dis
irlct, with a property loss estimated
at approximately ?400,000.
Fred R. Hamilton,. SO, Berkeley,
Cal., killed by leaping from the fifth