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Flft,eth YearNo. 102. : Pn Five cent,. OGDEN CITY, UTAH, MONDAY EVENING, APRIL 26, 1920; LAST EDITION 4 P. -M. jfl
I Railroad Labor Board Declines
to Hear Demands From
Yardmen
SHEA GIVES FACTS
ON SHOE PRODUCTION
Traffic in Chicago District Is
Said to Be Much
- CIEVEIAXD, April 26. Clinr-
tcrs of 51 local lodges of Brother
hood of .Railroad Trainmen havo
been revolted for participating in
the unauthorized strike of switch
men, W. G. Iajc, president of the
organization, nnnounced toiluy.
Tlie 51 lodges had a membership
of nearly 18,000.
Fully one-half of this number
have been loyal and their mem
berships will bo transferred to
other lodges, Mr. LiCC said.
WASHINGTON. April 26. The
railroad labor board today refused to
hear the wage demands of the Kansas
City Yardmen's association on the
ground that the application did not
conform to the provisions of tho law.
Hearings on demands of strikers in
other districts previously had been re-
Hr5 Replying to telegrams from cham-
jEjpjS bcrs of commerce in various parts of
WBm tho country, asking a speedy settle-
ffidtt ment of the whole railway dispute, the
WW board announced that it was proceed-
Kjffef ing with all diligence to make an early
,gEwj( adjustment.
Wan' Tne DOard today continued its hear-
"vSj " nes on tne wafe demands of the
Bgffi Brotherhoods. Timothy Shea, vice
BBy president of the Brotherhood of L,oco-
EW . aiotlvo -lbremen..-told itiie-jibon.rd.-iA.hat-
at labor Is only a small item In tho cost
$i of production. He declared that tne
Hm tabor bill on shoes which now sell for
ill 117 and $18 a pair is only SS cents,
guv Chicago Situation.
tfWj CHICAGO, April 26. Developments
ijifj In tho strike of Insurgont railroad'
workers In the Chicago district today
Kj we're confined to the issuance of stato-
ftd? ment3 by tho railroad managers and
ttjjj strikers. The managers assorted 1,S'j2
fjm 1 men were at work yesterday, and thut
'jVl freight traffic was 90 per cent nor-
gvl mal. The strikers asserted the nuni-
WfI ber of men the railroads said were at
WVM work was less than one-fifth the nor-
fMR mal number, that the industrial sltua-
Vma tion rapidly was growing worse, with
jllH a numbeV of plants facing shutdowns
wjlra becauso of lack of coal, and that &.
jwalj compromise would bo forced sooner or
Mfflj later.
J j Elsewhere In the central and far
I JUI west a gradual return to normal felght
F movement was reported.
1 3Iany Arc Impelled,
j NEW YORK, April 26. More than
'j ' 2,000 loca' railroad workers were es-
pellod Sunday from tho Brotherhool
; of Railroad Trainmen for the pa.-t
I they liavo taken in the unauthorized
i striko in this district, according to I!d-
ward McHugh. chairman, of tho
strikers' executive committee. The
charters of nine local unions wero re
i voked, he said. The announcement
was made at a meeting in Jersey City,
attended by men employed in a large
assortment of crafts, and was received
: .vith mingled cheers and jeers.
Fears of a black list which would
bar them permanently .from employ-
! ment appeared to be one of the driv
ing forces today behind the steady
break of the railroad workers' strike
reported by railroad officials.
No hint of such a plan ha3 come
irpm tho managers.
Officials of the lines continued to
day their optimistic statements of last
week that traffic was fast returning
to normal and that the effects of the
striko would soon wholly disappear.
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EDITOR AVOIDS DUEL
WITH URUGUAY CHIEF
MONTEVIDEO, April 26. The duel
to which President Baltazar Brum
challenged Dr. Rodriguez Larreta, di
rector of El Pais, following attacks in
that newspaper against the president
la connection with his lecture of Wed
nesday on Inter-American affairs be
foro the students of the University of.
Montevideo, probably will not be
Dr. Larreta was quoted today as say
ing that ho would fight only if the
duel wero held in a foreign country, al
leging that there would be trouble
with the police If the president should
be wounded in a duel in Montevideo.
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GERMANS HALT WAR
INQUIRY FOR ELECTION
H BERLIN, April 25. Preliminary
investigation committee No. l, ,vhich
Is studying pro-war diplomatic history,
has docided not to give an oral hear
ing between the close of tho parlla-l
j ment session and the elections to for-
Hl mcr Chancellor, von Bothmnnn-Holl-
weg and the former foreign ministers,
Von Jagow and Zimmerman, on their
share in responsibility for the war.
Such action, it was said, would unduly
1 inflame the passions of the electoral
j L campaign.
5 g V 8 ' ' -
NATION'S VOTERS KICK
CHARLES E. HUGHES INTO
REAL COIN GETTING JOB
HE IS IIG
Defeated G. O. P. Candidate
Has More Big Fee Work
Than He Can Do
BY JAMJES HEXLIC.
X. E, A. Staff Correspondent.
NEW YORK, April 26. Charles E.
Hughes may not havo assayed 100 per
cent as a presidential candidate back
in 1916, but as "a lawyer and as a
money-getter in tho legal field, it
doesn't seem he has any serious com
petitors. . Friends of the former Republican
candidate say that his income is ?1,
000.000 a year. If he really makes
that $1,000,000 Hughes is making!
.moro -0parCicstniotlyleg,al--work -than-any
other" lawyer In this country.
Hughes' present lncomo Is in strik
ing contrast to what he received as a
Justico of the United States supremo
court. That position pays 14,500 a:
i year. When Hughes was defeated for
the presidency some said he made a
mistake in resigning from the supremo
court In order to run. But did he?
What really happened In November,
1916, was that the voters of this coun
try and particularly the voters of
California kicked Hughes upstairs
Postcard to Girl's Relatives in
Effects of Prisoner Held
at Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, Cal., April 26. At
the request of the chief of pollco of
Hancock, Mich., officers who have
been investigating the alleged matri
monial activities of James R. Huirt at
tempted lo locate today Mis Beatrice
Andrews, formerly of Hancock, who,
according lo relatives, was married
February 10, 1919, at Tacoina, Wash.,
I to a man giving the name of Andrew
atha, and with whom she departed os
tensibly for South America.
The only word from Mis Andrews
received since by her relatives, accord
ing to a brother at Tacoma, was con
tained in a telegram from Androwatha
saying ho was lo meet his wife In Hon
olulu. Officers here said they liad lo
cated a number of unmailed postcards
bearing Hawaiian scenes and ad
dressed to relatives of Miss Andrews
apparently in her handwriting.
Huirt, who is being detained at tho
county hospital here, was said to bo
recovering from injuries he inflicted
upon himself in two attempts at sui
cide. on
PREDICT N. CAROLINA
RATIFIES SUFFRAGE
WASHINGTON, April 2G. Predic
tion that tho suffrage amendment
would be ratified by the North Caro
lina legislature at Its special session,
in July, was mado here by the Nation
al Woman's party after a canvas3 of
the members of the legislature. Thirty-eight
of sixty legislators who re
plied to a questionnaire pledged them
selves for ratification while 11 were
definitely opposed, the statement said.
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HAVE NO PRISONERS,
JAIL MADE HOTEL
OTTAWA, 111., April 2 C Sheriff C.
&. Myers announced today that the
Ottawa jail will bo turned Into a hotel
becauso prohibition has emptied it of
prisoners. j
into a position paying about sixty
times what his former ono had ieIJ
ed. So busy Is Hughes' law office on
lower Broadway that attorney's say ho
has enough work on hand and offered
him to keep him busy for tho next
hundred years.
He'll be very lucky if he gets to
finish it. He was 5S years old on April
11.
Federation President Reasserts
Non-Partisan Policy ; Con
demns Overall Movement
CLEVELAND, 0 April 2C Point
ing out that all of the federation's
(Victories have been won without a
I party and that parly rule will spall dis
i aster to future needs, SannVel Gomp
, ers, president of tho American Federa
tion of Labor, re-asserted the federa
! tion's non-partisan policies, in an ad
'dress here today.
Mr. Go nepers branded the overall
program as "ostentatious poverty,"
and thc"eat cheap meat cuts," policy
as an insult lo American citizens.
Impulsive, unwarranted and untime
ly strikes wero denounced by Mr.
Gompers, but he added that no mat
ter what lav.' may bo enacted, the right
i to strike will never be driven from tho
earlh. Ho referred to tho present
i switchmen's strike as "tho biggest
I blunder."
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SEEK UNITY FOR
j CATHOLIC SOCIETIES
WASHINGTON, A.pril 26. Plans
looking to unified action by national
organizations of Catholic men on sub
jects in which they havo a common In
terest, will bo discussed May 5, at a
conference at Chicago called by Dish
op Schrembs of Toledo, chairman of
the' lay organization department, na
tional Catholic welfare council. More
; than thirty organizations have been
asked to send delegates. Relations
with Catholic lay societies abroad, es
pecially in Europe and South America,
also will he discussed.
GERMANS EVACUATE
ALL RUHR DISTRICT
PARIS, April 2G. Dr. Goepport.
head of tho German delegation in
Paris, today .handed tho foreign of
fice a note addressed to Premier Mil
lerand, stating that tho additional
troops which had entered the Ruhr
district had all evacuated that district
;on April 21.
T0BEY TREATY,
(SLLIESSSSERI
Supreme Council Announces
Readiness to Take All
Necessary Measures
'PLANS FOR PALESTINE
RULE ARE CHANGED
Announcement of Adriatic
Settlement Seems to Have
Been Premature
SAN REMO, April 26. The supreme
council lodnv adopted the Franco
British declaration with regard to Ger
many after inserting a clause declar
ing its readiness to take all measures,
even the occupation of additional Ger
man territory, if necessary, to assure
the carrying out ot the treaty of Ver
sailles. The adoption of this clause caused
Homo uiscussion. Premier Nittl of
Italy opposeu military measures.
Premiers Millorahd and Lioyd George,
however, showed him tho necessity of
consldjrft5juch an joy&ntiallty. For
eign Minister Hymans of Belgium and
Baron Matsui, the Japanese ambas
sador to' France, joined them In this
point of view, which was adopted.
Palestine Plans.
It was announced that representa
tives of the allies will meet tho Ger
man chancellor Mueller at Spa, Bel
gium, on May 25.
Assurances have been given Zionist
representatives by British delegates
here that the military administration
of Palestine, which has been far from
satisfactory to jews, will be changed
to a sympathetic civil rule. Zionists
are represented in San Remo by Ben
jamin Cohen, of Chicago, Ills., who
came from Palestine with Dr. hayim
Weizmann, pr-sment of the world
Zionist commission hore.
"Zionism, as a political movement,
has ended," said Mr. Cohen today.
"With tho creation of a national Jew
ish home its work now is the develop
ment of Palestino and the bringing
there of Jewish immigrants from east
ern Europe. This development will be
largely agricultural.
: In Time of David. .
"Palestino now has n population or
700,000. In tho tlmo of David it had
2.000,000.
"Tho plans of the Zionists arc that
we shall work with the hands rather
than with the brain, as the Jews have
been doing for tho most part in other
portions of tho world. "
"America, 1 think," added Mr. Co
hen, "will havo to supply most of the
' money until the now states gets go
ing." Jugo-Slav Case.
The council of Premiers, at the re
jqucBt of Premier Nitti of Italy, and
(Foreign Minister Trumbitch, of Jugo
slavia, will allow the Adriatic ques-j
t tion to remain in negotiation between
tho Italian and Jugo-Slav governments.
it was leared tojday.
Reports that he Adriatic question,
.including tho disposition of Fiumc,
i would bo settled by the San Remo
' council In accordance with President
; Wilson's program, appeared from San I
' Remo advices last night to be at least
premature. It was stated that the
(settlement proposed by Premier Nitti,
varied from President Wilson's pro
posal by including a constitution for
j tho buffer stale of Flume, to which
'both the French and British premiers
objected. Premier Nitti. it was said,
was Informed by both the French and
I British delegations that Italy should
j either accept President Wilson's plan
or the pact of London which gave
Fiume to the Jug'o-Slavs.
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SUGAR REFINERS
MEET U S. OFFICIAL
i
WASHINGTON, April 26. More
than a dozen sugar rofinera mot hero
today with Howard Figg, assistant to
the attorney general in charge of the
high cost of living campaign to discuss
ways and means of increasing the
sugar supply. The conference was be
hind closed doors.
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IRISH-GERMAN LINE.
DUBLIN, April 26. Dublin has
again after the interruption of the war
got into direct communication and
The Head lino of BolfasL has estab
commercial intercourse with Germany,
lished service sailing regularly be
tween Belfast, Dublin and Harablurg,
, OLD FOES MAY BE UNITED j
At ono time Villa and Obrcgon were fellow-rebels. Hero they are, snap
ped clde -by- IdeHn- ths clays before Obregon-lost his- right arm in action
against Villa. Now, from his sanctuary in the hills; Villa is ready and eager
to rldb forth at tho head of his band as an ally of the Sonora chieftain. And,
despite the obscurity in which he has dwelt for the last few years, Pancho
Villa still holds an undisputed place in the hearts o his old followers and
can summon thousands ot fighters to his side as fast as the word passes
that hG is abput to take the field.
li'S ARREST:
Loot of Burglar Believed to
Total More Than Half
Million Dollars
CHICAGO, April 25. Seven hundred
robberies, whose loot is believed to
total more than $500,000, wero cleared
today when police examined the ef
fects of Harry J. James, "silk mask
burglar," who was killed last night af
ter shooting up the Town Hall police
station, wounding two policemen.
In Jamos' private warehouse, where
truck loads of rare artworks, oriental
rugs, jewels, typewriters, adding ma
chines and dozens of other articles
wero found, police uncovered a card
index in which the 700 robberies were
listed, with tho loot obtained.
In a secret chamber in the basement
of the warehouse were 150 oriental
rugs appraised by an expert at $-10,000
When James was killed he was
found to be wearing a suit belonging
to former United States Senator Will
iam Lorimer. The suit was one of -10
stolen from a tailor shop.
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iWOULD CONTROL ALL .
AMERICANIZATION WOR
ATLANTIC CITY, April 2 6. Tho
board of directors of tho United
States Chamber of Commerce In con
vention hero today proposed tho
chamber assume supreme control of
Americanization work in the Unito,d
States, co-ordinating; and directing the
efforts of organizations now engaged
In philanthropic and patriotic activi
ties. To finance this undertaking It
was proposed adequate collections of
money bo mado and disbursed by a
"standing committee on American
Ideals," under rules proscribed by the
board of directors.
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UKRAINES HERE ASK
INQUIRY ON POLES
NEW YORK, April 2C. The million
Ukralnes of tho United States hu-u
requested the lcaguo of nations to sond
a commission to Investigate alleged
Polish oppression In East Gallcla and
epidomlcs and hungor caused by
requisitions, the Ukranlan national
committee announced hero early to
day. Tho request was mado in a cablo
to Premier Lloyd George of England.
A similar request has boon sent by
representatives of tho Ukralnes resid
ing in Canada, tho commltloe said.
SUICIDE'S BODY
i
Admiral Brittain Shoots Self
During Seige of Mental
Illness
GUANTANAMO BAY. Cuba, April
26. (By the Associated Press.) Tho
body of Rear Admiral Carlo B. Brit
tain, chief of staff to the commander-in-chief
of the Atlantic fleet, who
committed suicide by shooting on
Thursday last. Is duo to arrjvc at
Washington tomorrow on the hospital
ship Solace.
Rear Admiral Brittain was in poor
health and was confined to his bed
when the flagship of the fleet left
Now York on January 7 and until
after Us arrival In Cuba. Ho was an
Indefatigable worker, and lz is be-
Uovod his lllnoss brought his mental
strain tov tho breaking point.
I On the evening, of April 21. Rear
Admiral Brittain" attended a reception
jaboard the flagship. Apparently he
was in good spirits. At 4 o'clock tho
next morning a shot was near,! in his
cabin. Tho officer of the deck found
Rear Admiral Brittain In the bath
room with a bullet holt through tho
heart. Ills service pistol was In tho
wash basin. Tho ship's doctor an
nounced that death had been instan
taneous. Funeral services were held
aboard the flagship.
Ensign Thomas Brittain, son of tho
dead officer, who was with tho fleet
at tho tlmo of his father's death, is
accompanying tho body to Washing
ton. Captain Thomas R. Kurtz, assistant
chief of staff, la now acting as chief
of staff.
TONOPAH ORGANIZE
TO RUN OUT RADICALS
TONOPAH, Nov., April 26 Organ
isation of a committee of one hundred
to rid tho community of radicals has
been completed here. This action fol
lowed the return to work of miners of
the Tonopah district who walked out
several days ago after a handbill stat
ing a striko would be called tho next
day had been circulated among them.
No disorders have been reported.
RESUME CLASSES AS
I ENGINEER STRIKE OFF
CHICAGO, April 26. Public schools
resumed this morning aftor a week's
vacation forced by the strike of 325
school engineers.
Many Unions Vote to Join vt
Labor Demonstration on .H
SOME STRIKES MAY
BECOME LONG DRAWN .
s 1
Government's Plan Call for "LB
Strenuous Action to Pre
vent Tieups
PARIS, April 26. This city faces
an almost complete palaysis of busl
ness on Saturday, May 1, as the result
of a large number of unions voting to
join tho labor demonstration by call
Ing a general strike. Public utilities
employes and all unionized workers
on the pay rolls of the municipality,
wiiu ino exception oi neaun ociicers,
and a large number of, less Important
branches of labor will participate In
the striko. Work in most lines will bo
resumed after 24 hours, but the walk- jH
out of telephone and telegraph, era.-
ployes will Interrupt - communication-.
Decision of the congress of French
railway workers to call a strike to en
force demands threatens a new dan
dor, if the men lay down their tools JJ
before Saturday. jl
The government's policy, as regards
tho May day demonstrations, would
lncludo an immediate mobilization of
the railroad men to break the strike, '1
as was the caso in February. As to ;jH
the May day demonstrations, it is un
derstood that the government's plans lll
call for ovon more vigorous action Tl
than last year. At that tlmo effort?
to clear the streets ended with tho
troops charging on the crowd and fir- il
ing on tho strikers.
LAW COLLECTION COST jl
FOR FEDERAL TAXIES H
WASHINGTON, April 26. Collec
Hon of tho nation's taxes last year
cost the government 53 cents for each 41
$100 In revenue, according to a state- '
ment tonight by tho bureau of internal fl
revenue.
Total collections for tho year were
$3,S50,150,000 and total expenditures
in collecting that amount 0,573,000, H
tho statoment declared, adding that H
reports that tho bureau had expended
6 0 per cent of the Income tax collected H
for administration purposes wero uu- H
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SIZE OF UNIVERSE I
SUBJECT OF DEBATE
WASHINGTON, April 26. Scien- H
tists representing colleges and unlver- H
sltles in cvory section of the country
attended tho opening here today nf
tho annual meeting of the National H
Academy of Science. Tonight two H
California astronomers will discuss the H
size of the universe. Dr. Harlow H
Shaploy of the Mount Wilson observa- H
tory believes tho size of the universe H
Is many times greater than held in the H
older theories. Dr. Hebcr D. Curtis H
of tho Lick observatory will defend H
the older view that tho dimensions H
suggested by Nowcomb are correct. H
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CHINESE MERCHANTS I
MEET IN NEW YORK
NEW YORK, April 26. Absence of H
queues and oriental costumes and the
presenco in their midst of a woman H
delegate wore some of the ovidenccs
of Americanization apparent at tho
annual convention of tho Chinese
merchants' association which opened
a three weeks' session in Chinatown H
Nearly 600 delegates from all parts H
of the country were present for the
convention. Two weeks will be de-
voted to discusalons of Chinese trado !
in this country- H
CONCEDE ELECTION OF 1
BRYAN AS DELEGATE
OMAHA, April 26. J. H. Mithon,
president of the Nebraska Hitchcock-
for-president club, today conceded the H
election of W. J. Bryan as a delegate
at large to the national Democratic H
convention. Mr. Mithen estimated
that Bryan would havo about 1200 H
votes over Berge for the last place on H
the list. H
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