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Fiftieth YrNo. 121. Price Five cents OGDEN CITY, UTAH SATURDAY EVENING, MAY 15, 1920. ! LAST EDITION 4 p. M
tT Arlington Scene Of Solemn Ceremonies I
I DANIELS DENIES
if NAVY IS NOT
J REM IS
t " Attacks Admiral Sims' Charge
3 That Department Lacked
i Plans for Conflict
BATTLES IN ATLANTIC
HAD BEEN ANTICIPATED
Cites Roosevelt's Statement in
m 1 1905 to Show Attitude
t on Preparedness
! WASHINGTON. May 15. Secretary
Daniels today attacked Admiral Sims'
; ; chargo that the navy department lack-
; ed plans and otherwise was unprepar-
ed for war. The charge was "unin-
I formed and unwarranted," ho told thei
senate committee which is investigal-
' ing the so-called Sims-Paniels row,
I and testimony of Rear Admiral Badger ;
and other members of 'the general r
board had proven such statements un-1
. founded. j
' j . Mr. Daniels described in detail the
j organization and operation of the
; general board to show that for years
hpfni-fi Dig war the board was engaged
It j in preparing and revising plans for
naval battles in the Atlantic. Admiral
r - Dewey had studied the situation from
i tho beginning of tho European war
i and in March, 1015, had forwarded n
i I o statement, of preparations necessary,
.y The navy department followed the
' '7 Dewey outline as "far as congress'
"j- appropriations .would permit,J,JNIr.
v W' 1janTels'declaecnlv-.A .
V ' Mr. Daniels reviewed his recommen-
datlons to congress from 1913 on. In
.jsA " cide'ntally he told tlie cdminitlec that-,
frlffi the navy" under president Taft had
- "fallen back" as the United States
flRft which had advanced to second' place
k among naval powers in 1907 dropped
Li, back to third in 1911.
I. :. "Between March, 191C, and Septem-
h '" ' ber, 1916, the navy was increased in
personnel, material and efficiency
k- k more than in any similar peace period
R" in our history," said the secretary,
r iv The pre-war attitude of the UniLed
;. U- States toward preparedness, was
!" . shown by President Roosevelt's mes
.' ; sage to congress in 1905, declaring
- that "it does not seem to me neces-
V sary that the navy should at least in
the immediate future be increased
with the present number of units,"
: , " ' " said Mr. Daniels.
- AIR EXPRESS LINE TO
4 ; THE WEST NEXT JULY
t;?' NEW YORK, May 15 Operation of
- J nn. airplane express and mail line be
Qi tween New York and Chicago, begin
II., ning In July, was announced here to-
day by the. Aerial Transport corpora -
R Lion, of Delaware. Lf. is planned to
k' i extend, the system to Omaha and later
K " to San Francisco.
Ri'i At the outset of the enterprise, it
W was staled, tho machines to be used
K -will' be picked from the surplus of 3.-
K ; 000 British planes left over from the
W war. These will be supplanted even-
k , ually, by American manufactured.
m ' planes. No passengers will be carried
. ' thisyear.
I IDAHO'S INCLUSION IN
t H, MOUNTAIN TIME ASKED
I" Washington. -May 15. On peti-
fj ' ' ' tlon of the public utilities commissionj
. of 'Idaho, tho interstate commgrcej
j Y . . commission today ordered further,
r' hearings to determincGwhcther Its or
I ' dera defining' the boundary line be
V -tvi:een tho standard mountain timo
:- "Jzono and the standard Pacific zonej
should be modified so as to include'
'Idaho and portlona of Oregon audi
Washington in the mountain timoj
5 i ' '(Hands off policy of
. LEGION IN DISPUTE
; . '.INDIANAPOLIS, Irid., May 15 A
policy of "hands off" for the Ameri
can legion as an organization in all
disputes and controversies between
I employers and employes, or between
capital and labor, is outlined by
Franklin d'Olier, national commander
of. tho legion, in a letter mailed today
to ..Tlioinas Goldingay, state adjutant
of New Jersey.
'MASTER MIND' OF BOND
THEFT IS ARRESTED
NEW YORK, May 15. Julius W.
(Nicky) Arnsteln, putative "master
mind" of; New York's $5,000000 bond
plot, was arrested here today in the
H district attorney's office when he ap-
H peared there with his wife, Fannlo
L,'-' Bryco, the actress.
Arnsteln reported, ho had beea'in
Pittsburg all the time the police have'
H been looking for hlmv ' i
;JUDGES MINGLE I
; WITH 'GUNMEN AT I
'I BIG JIM FUNERAL j
1 1 CHICAGO, May 15. Promi
l nent politicians, a judge and
, leading business men, mingled
Uvith gunmen and underworld
characters who had acknowl
edged "Big Jim" Colosimo as
one of their rulers, in serving as
pall bearers at the funeral this
morning of the murdered cafe
A big brass band headed the
funeral procession past the fa
mous cafe which bore his name.
Word was received here to
day that his first wife was en
route from Los Angeles to Chi
cago. She has declared that she
can throw no light on the mys
tery surrounding his murder
last Tuesday evening in his res
taurant. Four suspects are being hold
by the police.
v ! a
Believes He Would. Be Shot
For Leaving Camp to
i See Family
CHILLICOTHE, O., May 15 Stories
.of how a neighbor deserter from the
union army during the civil, war had
been brought to bay and shot brought
visions of a similar fato to Carl Am-1
erine, and impelled him to hide inl
the hills for almost two years. j
Ameiine when he was drafted into'
the army, lea a wife, and two-year-old
baby at his home in the quiet hlljs.
He could neither read nor write and
the largest village visited in his twenty-four
years had numbered less than
a thousand people. The bustling thou
sands at Camp Sherman, military re
straint and customs weighed heavily
on him . and an impelling desire to see
his wife and baby boy led him to quit
camp without permission.
Visions of Death.
At home his father, a tottering
wreck of the civil war, told him he
was a deserter. Visions of the firing
squad flashed through his mind. Kiss
ing his wife and baby goodbye, he took
to a cave in the hills.
He ventured forth only at night.
His only fare was such scanty food
that his .wife could get to him, herbs,
wild berries and such wild gamo as
he could catch.
Military authorities had abandoned
the search for Amerlne. Three weeks
ago an attorney friend of the family
.became interested and implored tho
.wife to have her husband return and
give himself up. She steadfastly held
J that her husband would be . shot if
captured and refused to have him re
turn. Gives Self Up.
Last week Clarence Stone, of Adal
phi, managed to get word to the youth
jthat his Avas not a case of desertion
land thero was no danger of a firing
'squad. He left his plding place last
I Monday night and isited Stone's
I home where he agreed to give himself
Early Thursday morning he again
'went to Stone's home. His Avife
brought his uniform which she had
ineatly pressed for tho occasion.
With Stone and an attorney Am
erlne Avent to Camp Sherman and sur
rendered himself to the adjutant. He
made no commont except to express
himself as being well pleased that "it
Is all over."
AERIAL MAIL ROUTE
CHICAGO, May 15. An aerial mail
plane carrying 500 pounds of letters,
left for Omaha at 10.05 this morning.
This Inaugurated the first AvestAvard
extension of the service from Chicago.
It js oxpected to maintain tho service
dally except on Sundays and holldavs.
Officials say that the trip Avill take
about five and one-half hours.
f ARE LOST BY FIRE
PRINCETON, N. J May 15. Dick
inson Hall, the oldest recitation build
ing on tho Princeton campus, And Mar
quand chapel, were destroyed by fire
late last night.
G. 0. P. Secretary Warns
States Not to Send Delegates
With Fractional Votes
CHICAGO HOTELS BOOST
RATES NEARLY DOUBLE
Fifty Thousand Applications j
for Seats From the Gen- :
eral Public j
CHICAGO, May 15. Instruc- !
tions from the convention commit
tee in charge of the Republican
national convention here next
month, notifying national com
mitteemen to cut down their dele
gations to the authorized number
were on their way today. In at
least six states extra delegates
have been chosen with fractional
voteG assigned to them. Illinois
has two extra delegates at large
ana Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkan
sas, Nevada and Virginia also
have chosen more than their al
"No nprc than 984 delegate
seats can or will be placed," said
L. W. Henley, secretary of the
convention committee. "National
state committeemen have been In- j
formed that the state delegates
must decide within their own
ranks who will occupy the state's I
, seats.ii .-r - - - - I "
- '- .- j "
By EDWARD M. THIERRY
N, E. A. Staff Correspondent,
CHICAGO, May 15. If the Republi
can national convention lasts a Avcek,
something like S3.000.000 Avill be spent
feeding and housing those Avho help
to pick the Republican nominee and
those who Avatcl,the big show.
It is estimated more than -10,000
visitors. Avill be in Chicago 'during
convention Avcek. Ac an average of
S7 a day, hotel rooms Avill cost $300,
000 daily. At half that much for
meals, food bills will run about $150,
000 dally. ,
Hotel men have established a clear
ing house for the reservation of rooms.
Prices have gone up from 50 to 200
per cent. There's no such thing as
making reservations and cancelling at
the last minute, contracts have been
signed, convention visitors taking,
rooms from Sunday, Juno G, tAvo days
before the circus opens. They are en
titled t,o hold them until June 13, or
Suites Take Jump.
Suites T.hat ordinarily rent for. $25 a
day. are contracted for at $40 and
more. Average rates in dq.wntOAvn ho
tels for $4 and $5 rooms and bath give
Avay to convention prices of $13 and
S14 a day for tAvo persons.
"All hotel rooms for convention
week are rented on the basis of tAvo'
occupants," said George E. Avolf, chief
of the hotel bureau. "This is to pre
vent congestion by room hogs. If one
person insists upon paving a room to
himself he can have it by paying the
The convention hotel bureau has
listed 32g hotels and 200 apnrlment
houses to accommodate convention
visitors. In addition ad3 avIII bo in
sorted in newspapers for roonis in
Anybody qomlng to Chicago for the
big politicaU,ch'Ciis Aho hasn't got a
room nailed,' do,wn already Avill bo out
of luck, All doAvntoAvn hotels are
contracted for and the outlying hotels
are filling rapidly.
Shake Down Visitors.
Wealthy visitors will bo shaken
down for all the traffic will stand
IT they insist upon lavish comfort and
privacy. The bureau has listed scores
of people willing to rent for froin four
days to a week entire houses and
anartmonts In f.hn ovnlimlvr. "finiri
Coast" section. They Avant a mere
?200 to $2000 a week. This Includes
everything, even servants everything
except the key to the wine cellar.
Fifty thousand applications for seats
at tho Republican national convention
have already como Into J. W. Henley,
secretary of the arrangements commit
tee. Henley has been beseeched, ca
joled, kidded and threatened Into
promises of ringside, positions. And
before he Is through he Avill bo blessed
and cursed because
Thero avIII be only about 10,000
seats for the curious public Avhen the
big meet opens Juno 8. Henley's little
Job is to divido 50,000 Into 10,000.
Doughboys aa Guards.
Ho is organizing a force of 200 door
keepers, composed mostly of men used
to "holding tho line." They aro ox
soldlers. "No more politically appointed ser-goants-at-arms,
rushing their friends
Into an already packed house," says
Four stalwart doughboys will be on
guard at each of the 15 doors to tha
Coliseum, beat holders will be armed
i MOVEMENT FOUNDER
i TO WRITE FOR PAPER
Dr. James I. Vance To Discuss
Things Nearest Heart
The Re A'. James I. Vance, D,. D LL.
D., has. been engaged to Avrlte a daily
article for readers of this newspaper.
Dr. Vance ifl the father of the "inter
church movement," and now is chair
man of the executive committee of the
Federal Council of Churches, a mem
ber of several college boards, and au
thor of almost a score of books. All
this in addition to duties as minister of
the First Presbyterian church of Nash
ville, Tenn., tho largest congregation
of that denomination in the south.
Dr. Vance avIII Avrlte in The Stand
' aid-Examiner things nearest, the heart
and home, of problems of daily life, of
questions that perplex and often are
solved not wisely. He writes briefly
and to the point saying what he has
I to say in the best possible Avords.
The Standard-Examiner is pleased to
have this opportunity of introducing
Dr. Vance to its readers.
You will find his first article Mon
day on the edito'rial page. '
"For the Sake of Home."
Convention to Hear Report on
Result of Request for
NEW, YORK, May 15. A majority
of the delegates to the national con
vention of tho Socialist party, which
closed last night, lcfb-by special train
this morning for Lshington AVhcre
the convention wllrrocoivvcne" today to
rccoiA'e reports of ..cqmmlttces named
to confer with Attorney General Pal
mer and Secretary Tummulty relative
to tho release of political prisoners
and conscientious bjectors.
An amendment, to tho party con3ti-
tuiiun jjiuviujiia tj.a.1 ueicgaics 10 au
conA'entlons as avoII as members of
important committees must be citizens
of tho United Stato's Avaa adopted last
night. Tho possibility of aliens galn
InfT'completo control of tho party was
ono of tho points on which the party
was attacked In the trial of the five
Socialist assemblymen at Albany.
OPENING OF CHICAGO
BRIDGE IS CELEBRATED
'CHICAGO, MaN 15. The opening
Friday of tho Michigan aA-enue brklgo
over the Chicago' river joined tho
north and south ' side boulevard sys
tems and marked-the realization of a
plan brought forwurd twenty years
aco. Ten thousand decorated auto
mobiles paraded, whllo airplanes
dropped confetti. Tho i bridge cost
Occupants of five automobiles had
a narrow escape from death last nignt
in crossing tho now bridge. As tho
bridge Avas being raisod tho automo
biles slid doAvn the south leaf, nearly a
score of women in the five A'ohlcles
screaming In. fright. Policemen
Avarncd tho bridge operator by firing
their rcvolVers, and tho raising of tho
bridge was stopped.
with badges and tickets. Nobody en
ters AA-ithout both. They Avlll not be
disturbed until the last minute, to pre
National committee tickets are all
located according to delegate repre
sentation, AVlth 'corresponding de
creases and increases according to
size of states, distance from Chicago
and "loyalty to Republican standards."
"States that have strayed from the
straight and narroAV path of Republi
canism will bo penalized in ticket dis
tribution," says Henley.
Chicago gets 3000 tickets In ex
change for coughing up the money to
stage the convention. On a pro rata
basis, a $50 contribution" to the con
vention entitles tho donor to one? seat.
Tho Coliseum AV.JU have a total of
13,289 seats. This is 1015 more than
have over been available before.
Secretary Honley, former newspaper
man, comes from IndianupollB. He Avas
secretary of the Indiana Republican
state committee in-1914 and Is right
hand man to Will; Hays, chairman of
the Republican national committee.
: Soviet Heads Confer Powers
on Provincial Officers to
Carry Out iheir Decrees
WARSAW, May 15. (By the
Associated Press) The rout of
the Tenth Bolshevik division in a
battle In the region of the mouth
of the Beresina river is reported
in an official communique issued
today. In attempting to escape
across the Dnieper the remnants
of the division were killed or cap
tured. MOSCOW, May 12. (By the Asso
ciated Press.) A desree issued by the
central executive committee, dated
May 11, proclaims martial laAV in the
provinces of central and northern Rus
sia and Archangel.
Tho provincial executive committees
are given full power to protect rail
Avays, military supplies, magazines and
depots and to control telegraphic and
A tAventy-four hour work day in the
-administrative offices is decreed, and
means are to bo taken to stimulate
tho production of Avar material.
Until tho abolition of martial laAV,
the executive committees are given the
Bame powers as military tribunals to
secure the carrying out of this pro
gram, including punishment for diso
AUTO CITIES BREAK
ALL CENSUS RECORDS
WASHINGTON, May 15. All rec
ords for increases and population as
reported in the 1920 census Avero brok
en today by the' tAvo Detroit suburbs,
Hamtramck, and Highland Park Avhich
since 1910 have increased 1,226 and
1,031 per cent respectively. x
Automobile factories' Avorkers
brought tho towns and today tho cen
sus bureau reported a population of
48,615 for Hamtramck and 46,599 for
Prior to today, Kcnmore, Ohio, with
an increase of 713 5 per cent, held the
rocord for population growth.
ADMITS 'RUM RUNNING'
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.; May 15.
Oscar Martinson, -who resigned as
sheriff of this (Honnipen) county, has
pleaded guilty to a charge of com
plicity In tho Illicit transportation of
liquor from Canada Into tho United
States. District Judge Pago Morris
deferred sentence on motion of the
federal district attornoy. .
OF DULUTH MATCH
DULUTII, Minn., May 14 Stanis
laus Zbyszko defeated Sulo Habontaa,
of NeAV York, Jiero last night in a
wrestling match in tAvo straighU falls.
Tho first came in 37 minutes and the
second In 14 minutes. Zbyszko used
a combination toe hold in gaining his
BBIGflT (J. S.
Honor Memory of Soldiers and
Sailors Who Fought Battles
of All U. S. Wars
RESULT OF 18 YEARS'
WORK BY THE G. A. R.
Structure of White Marble
Was Built by Government
at Cost of $825,000
WASHINGTON. May 15. To the
memory of-, the soldiers and sailors
Avho fought tho battles of the United
States In all wars, a great memorial
amphitheatre Avas dedicated today in
Arlington National cemetery.
Tho ceremonies wero attended by
A'eterans of three wars, members of
the diplomatic corps, cabinet, senate,
house and other government officials
and a largo gathering of people. A
procession of army, naAT n.nd marine
corps detachments, A'eterans of tho
Grand Army of the Rcpubilo and
allied organizations, Spanish War vet
erans and World veterans led by Ma
jor General Nelson A. Miles retired)
precedod tho ceremonies.
In Charge of G. A. It.
The dedicatory pxerclses were under
the auspices of tho Gran'd Arrny; of
th e Ren ub I Ic.' toipvh' qs. e ",ejf drts.' ,ci&d&
lOriM and" for" IS'"ycarV of work for "It
Secretary Baker, Socr6tary Daniels,
both members of the commission
! which Jiad chargo of the construction
of the memorial; and Colonel D. M.
Hall of Columbus, O., commandcr-in-chiof
of the-Grand Army of tho Re
public, were tho principal speakers.
The great structure of white mar
ble, built by the government at a cost
of $S25,000 stands in the southern
part of Arlington National cemetery
amid the graves of thousands of the
Nation's dead. Near It are the Maine
Memorial, where tho battleship Mine's
fighting top stands sentlnol OA'cr the
graves of the men who lost their lives
when the A'cssel was sunk in HaA'ana
harbor, and the Confederate Memorial
surrounded by tho graves of south
nercrs. Besides commanding a A'low
of tho cemetery, the memorial oA'er
looks tho Potomac rh'cr and the city
of Washington. It contains a chape
and seats 5,000 people.
Beginning of Arlington
Fifty-six years ago yesterday, Ar
lington National cemetery Avas first
ally witnessed tho burial thero of 12
soldiers who died In the hospital on
the Arlington estate abandoned by
Gonoral Robert E. ELee's family at
the beginning of the civil war and
bought by the United States at a tax
salo for hospital purposes. Later the
government paid the Lee heirs $150.
000. 'Soldiers' Home cemetery A-as
filled and Quartermastor General
Meigs, with President Lincoln's con
sent ordered tho soldiers burled In
Arlington. That was tho beginning
of Arlington National cemetery which
has beoomo ono of tho shrines of the
Nation's soldier and sailor dead.
For years a little A'ine-clad amphi
theatre served for ceremonies on
Memorial days, when tho president of
the United States usually AVas tho
orator, but the gatherings outgrcAV
this and tho Grand Army of the Re
publyic IS years ago began a move
ment for the memorial amphitheatre.
Authorization for construction was
given by congress se'cral years ago.
and a commission appointed to carry
I out the plans. Besides the secretary
of Aar, Avlib is chairman of tho com
mission and the secretary of the navy,
the commission was composed of El
liott Wood, superintendent of the
United "States capltol building and
grounds; Colonel John McElroy. rep
resenting tho Grand Army of tho Re
public: Fred Bcall, representing the
Charles W. Newton, representing
Spanish AA'ar A'eterans.
Only Memorial of Kind
The Arlington Memorial amphi
theatre is said to be the only memor
ial of Its kind in the Avorld, monu
ments and memorials of all kinds
having been erected to generals and
other leaders, but none heretofore has
been erected to the soldiers and sail
ors who f ougjU all" the battles of tho
DIPLOMATS TO MAKE
FORMAL CALL TODAY
WASHINGTON, May 15. Tavo more
foreign diplomats whoso formal pre
sentation of credentials to the Ameri
can government has been delayed by
Presldont Wilson's Illness Avero on the
White House calling list today.
They Avero Kijuro Shidehara, the
Japaueso ambassador Avho had boen
Avaltlng since November 3, and Prince
Caslmlr Lubamirski, minister of the
neAV Polish republic, Avho came to j
Washington November 1. 1
Deposed President and Small
Band Fleeing Into Moun- fl
GRIM BATTLE FOUGHT H
WITH REBEL FORCES
Carranza Declared to Have
Destroyed Material Before H
Running to Hills H
WASHINGTON. May 15. President
Carranza's escape from the reA'olu
tionary forces which attacked his
troops near Esperanza Avas reported
today by General Obregon.
In a message to revolu tionary agents
on the border Avhich Avas forwarded
here Obregon. said the deposed presi- IH
dent had succeeded in bcraking
through the revolutionary lines, and
accompanied by a small escort, was
moA'Ing southward Into the mountains,
Fight Grim Battle.
VERA CRUZ, May 15. (By the As
soclated Press Prrsiflpnf- Vpnnal1nTif
Carranza Avho, Avith loyal followers,
has been fighting a grim battle against
revolutionary forces near San Marcos
for the past five days, has escaped
capture, at least temporarily,, accord-
Ing, to, dispatches from -the batleSftJne
.-Accompanied by'iO'OO' of - his men"
:tho -president" has brokenrrthettfsur- '
gent lines near Chalchicomula and Js
believed to be between Puebla and IH
Oaxaca. He left behind him govern- IH
ment soldiers who still are fighting to
delay pursuit of the fugitivo chief.
Generals Higenlo Agullar and Guad
alupe Sanchez, at the head of large
units of revolutionary troops on Thurs- jH
day, Avero preparing for an attack, ac
cording to a captain who arrived here
yesterday. Before taking refuge in
flight Carranza is said to have dc
stroyed trains still held by his troops,
together Avith Avar material too hea'y IH
to be carried aAvay.
Serious fighting probably has oc
curred since Carranza left tho battle
zozne, as dispatches say prisoners
have been captured by the attacking
Reports from Chalci Comula yester
day showed that Carranza's men were
Avorklng their way southeastward. It
would seem this movement may have
been a part of the president's plan of
breaking out of the trap, for it was IH
Carranza escaped. Fighting Avas re
ported about six miles from Chalci
Comula Avhich meant an advance down
the railroad toward this city of about
nineteen miles in the last few days.
General Sanchez threw his forces
into the struggle Thursday afternoon,
but Avas repulsed. General LIberato
Lara Torres, one of the chief lieuten
ants of General Sanchez, Avas injured
fatally, - receding a sword Avound in
The necy. He Avas taken to Orizaba,
AA'here lie died yesterday.
Carranza troops Avere Avell supplied
with artillery and machine guns and
revolutionary infantry and cavalry met
a perfect barrage of shells and bullets
as they advanced. Two of Carranza's
trains Avere burned, but after four
hours of fighting tho insurgents re
tired. Heavy losses Avere inflicted on
both sides during the combat, it is
.reported in dispatches to El Dictatem. iH
U. S. Transport Arrives. iJ
The American transport Portland
and the British cruiser Cambrian ar- tH
rived hejc today.
Advices from the battlefield are si
lent as to the safety of W. A. Body,
British consul in this city, and two
American citizens Avho are believed to
have been Avith President Carranza
Avhen the fighting started early this
SOUTHERN OHIO OIL " I
GOES TO $4.25 BARREL
PITTSBURG, Pa., May 15. Corning
crude oil Avas advanced 25 cents a bar
rel to ?1 25, by tho principal purchas
ing agencies here today. Corning cnule ,
Is the grade- produced in southern
Ohio. ',4 j 'M
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