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Fiftieth viar-No. 136. OGDEN CITY, UTAH SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 30, 1920. " PRICE FIVE CENTS
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I... FRENCH A6HEE
Movement of Heroes' Bodies
to Homeland Will Begin
After Sept. 15 .
ONLY THOSE REQUESTED
BY RELATIVES INCLUDED
J Charges of Financial Motives
Behind Popular Request Are
WASHINGTON, May 29 Under an
agreement reached with the French
government, the return of the Amen
can soldier dead from the military
zone in France will begin after Sep
Ralph Hayes, assistant to Secretary
Baker, recently returned from a mis
sion to France to complete arrange
ments, has reported thnt French ob
. jr. jections finally were waived in April,
removals to be limited to those bodies
? for the return of which relatives had
Air. Haves reaffirms the policy of
the war department to defer to wishes
of relatives completely. Returns from
inquiries sent out show that 59 per
cent of those who replied asked that
7 i,. the bodies be brought home. Those
1 - which remain in France will be "fit-
L v" tingly and tenderly" cared for by the
I frnvornment in fields of honor purchas- ,
I. K ed for that purpose. The report deals
f i . at length with arrangements for acnui
f jS sltion, location anil preparation of
jftf. Charges Not True.
yj' The report rofcrs to charges that
i the motivo behind the proposal for
I return of the soldier dead was "the
! propaganda of tho undertakers and
zJ coffin makers," and the further
I' charges that activating the movement
' to keep the bodies abroad was "the
' !iopc of the French to make their
Mpjfer- presence aburceY'pTistant' and sub
XL stantial financial revenue."
j W. '; "Specific and sufficient data," saysj
d 1 tne rcPrt "bas not yet been adduced!
to indicato that either fear is borne!
out in fact." It adds that while some
undertakers conducted a movement
'.I- for the return of the bodies they werei
tj . repudiated "by tho recognized associa-
r -. tion of reputable funeral directors,"
J", and that "it is not true that there ex-
' r ists now in France any generally prev-
; alent effort to capitalize financially
American burial places."
hicias or rionor.
t . Mr. Hayes recommended that tho
, permanent fields of honor be located
! ' at Romagne, Belleau and Suresnes, in
f. France, the dead to sleep there with
" out "segregation into distinctive loca
; ' lions on tho basis of rank." Head
f stones and markers should be uniform
and erected by the government on ad
y' vico of a war memorials council to
i,' be composed of representatives of all
interested veteran and other organl
t -Ztr'- zatIons- Arrangements should be made
similarly, he' reported, for erection of
i'of'-1 hostess houses to accommodato rela
g tives of the. dead who visit the plots.
Wf: Describing his visit to all the points
' iff where American dead now lie In
France, Mr.. Hayes said he say many
touching evidences of the care indi
igm vldual French citizens and small com
rV. munities were bestowing on the
tfv Objections of French.
Objections of tho French authorities
4 to. waiving the rigid regulations In
' force against removal of any of tho
.-'ft. dead of whatever nationality from tho
iT-. military 'zone, were based on practical
j.. .. reasons, Mr. Hayes reported. Thcso
i ;-'. , included unwillingness to discriminate
I ' V between Amoricans and the dead of
' 'other nationalities, more numerous
I 1 and much more difficult of identlficn-
uvi tion; fear of the effect upon an al
I f ready "badly strained civilian morale"
jfcV ' movement of'long funeral trains would
j- have; uncertainty as to the hygienic
f . j '. effect so great an undertaking in
I if;' volved; shortage of railroad cqui'p
I j: raent and the already congested co'n-
f dition of railroads in the military zone,
V du9 10 reconstruction activities.
J i fc f Assumes Responsibility. k
; Under the agreement reach?
" .r?ayes reported, the American govern
I ment assumes responsibility for ade
quate sanitary precautions; to be ap
proved by tho French authorities and
for making minimum demands on rail
equipment, not over 100 cars for the
purpose to bo in use at any one time.
These nnd other rolling stock nnd ter-j
minal facilities will be used on a ren-
KING OPPOSES PENSIONS
TO 'VETS,' IS OUTVOTED
WASHINGTON. May 29. The
house bill to grant pensions of from
?120 to ?130 a month to Spanish .war
veterans Incapacitated from causes
other than those incident to active
service, was passed today by tho
senile and sent to conference.
Amendments by Senators Thomaa,
Democrat, of Colorado, and King,
JJemocrat, of Utah, to cut down the
j amounts specified In the bill wore
, rejected overwhelmingly.
H The final voto on tho measure was
6 5 to 3, Senators Thomas, King and
1 AVllirams, Democrat, of Mississippi,
H voting in Lb necatlvo
WILSON MANDATE REQUEST UNDER FIRE I
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SELF UP AFTER
SAN FRANCISCO, May 29--Perry
Steele, alias Frank
Young1, who escaped from a
train at Irons while being taken
from Woodland, Cal, to Wil
liamsburg, Ky., to answer to a
charge of murder, has given
himself up to the Wiliamsburg
Steele's wife, who caused his
arrest in Woodland, accompa
nied him, it was reported.
Steele was accused of the
murder of Alonzo Bledsoe in
December, 1906, at Ooburn, a
hamlet near Williamsburg, in a
fight over a dance hall girl.
Kissing Committeemen 'Gene'
Debs Declares He Is Still
ATLANTA, Ga.. May 2D. Eugene
V. Debs, who Is serving a ton year
sentendo in the federal penitentiary,
here for violation of tho espionage
act, was formally notified today of his
nomination for the fifth time as tho
Socialist candidate for president of the
United States. The ceremony took
place in tho warden's office. Debs,
attired In his prison suit, greeted each
member of the notification committee
with a kiss.
Under the prison rules the Socialist
leader could issue no formal statement
but he made a speech of acceptance.
"I have always been a radical, never
more so than now," said Debs. "I have
ievcr been afraid of being too radical
but I have feared to become too con
"Before beginning to serve my time
here, I made several addresses sup
porting the Russian revolution which
I believe Is tho greatest slngie ach
ievement in the history of mankind.
1 said I was a Bolshevik. I meant it
then and mean it now. "
"Tho dictatorship of the proletariat
is simply a term which the hostile
press had used against us. "We are
opposed to dictatorship of any kind.
We stand for freedom, equal rights
and Justice for all.
"I am heartily in favor of the Rus
sian revolution and think wo should
support it with all our power "
Deb.T concluded by saying:
"With all my heart I return thanks
and appreciation to you for the honor
you have done mgI may not be able to
Join you In tho activities of the cam
paign, but you can rest assured that,
if I am here, my npirlt will breathe
out through those bars so that com
rades will know my heart beats with
At tho conclusion of Debs' speech
newspapermen and others withdrew
3iVDebs and mombors of tho com
weo conferred on policies and prob
lems of the Socialist party.
"WASHINGTON, May 29. President
Wilson today commuted to expire at
once the five year scntenco imposed
on Mrs Kate O'llaro, of SL Louis, who
was sentenced on April 14, 1919, to
five years In the federal penitentiary
for a violation of the espionage act.
Sho was accused of having in a spoech
at Bowman, N. D compared mothers
who allowed their tons to become sol
'diors to "brood sows."
Secretary Tumulty later announc
ed that the president had acted in
Mrs O'l-laro's case on tho recommen
dation of tho attorney-general and
that the action had no relation to the
caso of Eugene V. Debs, Socialist can
didate for president, whose release al
so has been asked by the Socialist
FORMER MINISTER DEAD.
TRENTON, N. J., May igrsOsuuie'
R. Cummerc--;ra;rly of this city and
for 2C ycara American minister to
Morocco, is dead at his horne, Den
mark house, Wimbledon, near Lon
don, England, according to a cable
gram just received by his brother
Friends of Solflier Relief Bill
Finally Wear Down Opposi
tion to Proposition
"SCHEME TO PURCHASE
VOTES, SENATOR SAYS
Supporters Declare Measure
Is Just to Ex-Service Men
for Losses in War
"WASHINGTON, ;"May 29. The sol
dier relief bill was passed today by
the house by a vote of 2S9 to 92 and
sent to the senate.
Under the program that brought
the final showdown, a two-thirds vote
In support of the measure was neces
sary for its passage and it was obtain
ed after a fight, during which test
votes had indicated defeat of the mea
sure. While only the direct vote on the
bill was possible under the rules sus
pension program. It was precoedod by
throo test votes which showed sup
porters of the measuro gratlually galn
; Iiff- slfcl-fftht-f " -r- --5
v Votes Are Gained.
The first vqte of 192 to 189, coming
on a preliamontary question, indicat
ed that advocates of the bill woro
short by 64 votes of the two-thirds
majority, while tho second by whlcli
the suspension program was adopted
200 to ICC, showed they lacked only
Tho third test was on applying the
suspension program to tho bill itself,
1 which was carried 175 to 91, or two
less than tho required number for
Debate Is Heated.
Between roll call tho debate was
heated. Tho Democrats aided by a
minority of tho Republicans attack
ed tho "gag rule" of the majority. Ad
vocates of the suspension program de
clared a vote against it was a vote
against the bill itself, and gradually
they wore down the opposition, tho
final vote recording -10 Republicans
and 52 Dc'mocrats in opposition.
Supporters of the measure declared
that the bill was just to tho cx-service
men for losses they suffered during
tho war, but its opponents denounced
it as a "political trick" to win the
soldier vote through an attempt to
"cnmrnornliilhA nntrlntlum "
Declaring" a cash soldier bonus
would put the dollar mark on patrio
tism, Senator Myers, Democrat, Mon
tana, told the senato today that In
his opinion the agitation for such a
bonus simply was "a scheme of both
political parties to buy the soldier
"I am in favor," said Sonator
Myers, "of doing everything within the
bounds of reason for our former ser
vice men who are disabled from
wounds or other results pf their ser
vice." Attacks on the suspension program
were made by Rep. Mann, Republican,
Illinois, and Rep. Clark of Missouri,
Democratic leader, while Chairman
Campbell of the rules commltteo and
others defended it as the only plan
for forcing action on the bill.
Mr. Clark denounced the suspension
as "the most outrageous maneuver
ever made in the house," adding that
"the statement that Democrats are
against tho soldier legislation is a lie."
All that was desired, he said, was op
portunity to amend the bill's taxing
"Tho lime has corao to unmask," re
plied Mr. Campbell, declaring that
votes against the suspension program
wcro votes against tho soldier bill.
Interrupting him, some Democrats pro
tested that ho was "misrepresenting"
their attitude. '
Arguing thnt the relief for the ex
scrvlce men was just, Mr. Campbell
declared that some Democrats "op
pose it because 375,400 colored bovs
will come under it," while the opposi
tion of Homo other members of the
house who wore not specified, was said
to bo "taxing certain gamblers in Wall
"UYS DAILY PAPER
FARGO, N. D., May 29. N. E.
Black, of Fargo, publisher of tho I
Fargo Forum, has purchased the
Minot Daily News from the Optic
Reporter company at Minot, N. D.,
It was announced here today.
DEATH IN SAVING
LOS ANGELES, May 29 Leo
Harder, a soldier stationed at
Fort McArtlmr, was killed here
today when he fell ivnder a mov
ing army truck.
Harder and a corporal were
on the truck, the latter driving,
and four children climbed
aboard for a ride.
Difficulty with the machin- J
ery developed and the truck be
gan to back down the hill.
Harder dropped two of the j
children to safety, then jumped,
but fell under the wheels.
The corporal took the remain
ing two under his arms and i
The truck was badly dam
Embalmer and Others Report
ed to Have Given Testi
mony on Question !
WASHINGTON, May 29. Circum-j
stances suiTOunding the death of Car
ranza continue to occupy much space
in the press of Mexico City, advices
from tho capital today indicated.
Tho surgeon who embalmed the
body was quoted as saying lie would
submit a report proving that tho presi
dent committed suicide and a state
ment signed by former President Bar
lanca and seven other prominent offi
cials was presented declaring that
their examination of the body revcajed
that the wound in Carranza's breast
had been made by his own pistol.
Calles Takes Office.
MEXICO CITY, May 29. Gen, P.
Ellas Calles, who had been appointed
minister of war and marine by the
newly elected provisional president,
iiaoiio uo m i-iuena, lormaiiy assumcu
that office today.
After de la Huerta assumes office,
which it has been announced he will
do early next week, General Obrcgon,
who has been acting president, will
devote his time to tho presidential
campaign, according to EI Democrata.
General Gonzales has announced he
will shortly issue a manifesto explain
ing his reasons for retiring to private
Quest of Officers.
DOUGLAS, Ariz., May 29. Major
General J. T. Dlckman, commander of
the southern military department, who
arrived here this morning on an in
spection trip, was the guest of Mexi
can army ofHcers and civilian officials
at Agua Prieta, across the line from
here, this afternoon. In his response
to an address of welcome, he said lie
believed Mexico was beginning an era
SIX MEXICANS HELD
FOR- SHOOTING CAPTAIN I
MEXICALI, Lower Cal.r May 29. I
Lieutenant Peralta, formerly of the
Sonora army, and five champions,
were placed in the Mexican munici
pal jail today following their arrest
at La Bonba, a .port on the Colorado
river. The men are being hold, ac
cording to authorities, In connection
with the shooting of May 13 at San
Luis, 25 miles south of Yuma of Cap
tain Carter G. Calles, a nephew of
General P. Ellas Calles, Sonora revo
STATE GOES IN DEBT
TO EDUCAE VETERANS
SALEM, Ore.. Mey 29. At a meeting
of tho stato deficiency board which
Secretary of Stato Kozer yesterday
called for Juno -1, deficiency allow
ances in the sum of $300,000 or more
will ho asked. About $250,000 of this
amount will be to carry tho soldiers,
sailors and marines educational aid
act for the remainder of the year,
About 25,000. will be needed to meet
unpaid claims already existing under
While Opposing Mandatory
System of Helpful Assis
tance Is Favored .
LODGE WILLING TO
AID SUFFERING STATE
Hitchcock "Presents Plan
Whereby Bonds of Nation
- Would Be Sold Here
WASHINGTON, May 29. Presi
dent "Wilson's request that congress
j authorize a mandate over Armenia
came under fire from both Demo-
crats and Republicans today when the
I resolution to deny such an authorlza
! tion was brought up in the senate.
From tho Democratic side,' however,
camo a proposal to soften the resolu
tion by adding a provision extending
! American aid in the economic up
building of the new Near Eastern re
public. Tho plan was taken under
adyiscmont by tho Republican lead
ers. No date was sot for a vote.
y. v-a.You(l-.SeH-lJomls:- v -
Under tho suggested provision,
which was presented by Senator Hitch
cock of Nebraska, administration
leaders in tho treaty fight, a joint
commission of Americans and Armun
ians would be authorized to superviso
tho sale horc of $50,000,000 in Armen
ian bonds. The proceeds would go to
the purchase of railroad and agricul
tural materials and similar equipment
and the establishment of an Amori-1
can banking system.
Sympathy Needed." I
In urging the proposal, .Senator
Hitchcock said he felt that tho reso-J
lution as reported by the foreign re
lations committee would have tho ef
fect of "discouraging" the Armenian
Senator Lodge, the Republican lead
er, replied that proposals to aid Ar
menia would be reefcived with mucn
sympathy on his side of the chamber.
There was only a brief discussion
of tho merits of tho president's rc-j
quost, which Senator Hitchcock said!
he did not intend to support. Several
other Democratic senators also indi
cated their disapproval, but Senator
Williams, Democrat, Mississippi, de
clared the United States would be un-i
faithful to Its responsibility if it do-
I Senator Jones of New Mexico, and
'Robinson of Arkansas, Democrats, said
! the resolution involved an important
question hnd a vote should not be
; taken without giving it serious con-
' sideration. The former called atten
I tion to the fact that the committee
had presented no written report.
No Report Needed
! Senator Lodge replied that the mat
ter had been considered for months
and added that tho lack of time and a
belief that the reasons for refusing!
a mandate were so plain, a "child could'
I understand them," were responsible
for the absence of a formal report.
"The committee assumes." snld.
Senator Junes, vthat a mandate means
carrying out the elaborate proposal
outlined in tho Harbord report but the
covenant of tho league of nations says
I specifically thnt it may be limited to
lurnishing of administrative advices."
Accepting of a mandate was opposed
also by Senator Smith. Democrat,
Georgia who suggested that congress
had no constitutional authority to uso
public money for such purposes.
RUSH' TINPLATE TO
WASHINGTON, May 29. Priority
orders to insure adequate shipments
of tin plate to tho California fruit
fields were issued today by tho Inter
state commerce commission, on rep
resentations by Representative Phe
lan, Democrat, of that state, that
much of the crop was threatened
with loss because of a shortage of
COAST WOMAN GIVEN
HONOR AS ATTORNEY
SAN FRANCISCO, May 29.
Mrs. Annctto A. Adams, nominated
an assistant altorney-genoral of the
United States today, was the first
woman in the country to be namcd
as United States attorney, this post
coming togother in July, 191 S. She
was elevated from an assistant Unit
ed States attorneyship to wrh she
was appointed in SeDtemberl91I.
CALL NEW STRIKE
CHICAGO, May 29. Harold
Reading, general organizer of the
United Englnemen's association,
one of two seceding railroad im
lons whose members struck here
In April, announced tonight . that
a new walkout of englnemen,
switchmen and firemen in the
Chicago terminal district would
occur at noon tomorrow.
Mr. Reading declared that 500
enginemen on the Indiana Har
bor belt line and the Chicago
Junction railway went out to
day. Refusal of the railway labor "
board to grant a hearing tor
representatives of the engine
men's association and the Chi
cago yardmen's association, and
the decision of the roads not to
restore seniority rights to men
who struck were given as rea
I sons for tho new walkout.
-LOS- ANGELES, May 29.-C. J. "
Fowler, driver of a private ambul
ance, was .rescued by police offi
cers from a crowd of men and wo
men today after ft was aUeged, the
ambulance, rah down and killed
Armida Vasquez, two years old.
Ke was placed in jail charged with
BY AIRPLANE IS
i DENVER RECORD
DENVER, May 21). A moon
shine raid by airplane was accom
plished today when officers of the
Colorado state constabulary con
fiscated a "still" located in the
i mountains near Idaho springs.
j Colo. The plant had a capacity
of one hundred gallons a day.
Soaring higlj above the lofty
peaks of Mount Evans, Col., Clif
ton Wilder, superintendent of the
constabulary, and Walter Byron,
an assistant located tho plant on
Wednesday, and photograpbed it.
With the developed photographs
as a guide, the two officers today
made tftelr way over the trailess
hills disguised as fishermen,
reached the plant, and brought its
supplies and paraphernalia back
to Denver tonight. The owners of
, tho plant escaped.
The country nearby is rugged
and almost impossible of ascent.
INDIAN SCHOOL AT
BLUFF, UTAH, PLANNED
SALT LAKE, Utah, May 29. A
delegation of ten members of the
house Indian affairs committee,
headed by Representative Homer S.
Snyder, of New York, touring the
country to learn at first hand condi
tions on the various Indian reserva
tions, arrived in Salt Lake today
from Los Angeles. Tonight the con
gressmen will leave for Pocatello,
Tdaho. Establishment of an Indian
Bchool at Bluff. Utah, has been rec
ommended to the committee by
DENY IOWA PACKING
i FIRM IS INSOLVENT
SIOUX CITY, la., May 29. De
nial that tho Midland Packing com
pany is insolvent as chargod by five
South Dakota stockholders was
made by officials of tho company
In an answer filed in federal court
today to suits asking for a receiver.
They nil denied that they had vio
lated South Dakota or Iowa laws by
selling more stock than authorized.
RUSS SOVIETS SEND
MISSION TO CHINA
LONDON, May 29. A soviet mis
sion to China consisting of members
of the commissariat for foreign affairs,
and tho war commissariat, has arrived
at tho town of Kurt, according to a
Moscow wirelesss message. The mis
sion expects to strengthen trade and
PROBERS HOLD I
NOT SESSION I
TO GET FACTS I
Details of Wood Campaign
Finance Furnished by Treas- jjH
urer of National Committee IH
MILLIONAIRES AMONG 1
Investigators Still Going After
Information About McAdoo
WASHINGTON, Mqy 20. ,(By tho
Associated Press.) Senate invegtiga
tions today of pre-convention expend!
tures dealt largely with financing of
Major General Leonard Wood's na
tional campaign and tho Johnson- lH
Hoover Hepublican primary fight in
California, with further attempts In
between to get on the trail of the Mc
Holding its first night session and
sitting in all - eleven hours, day and
night, the committee heard evidence
that a national campaign fund of $1,
180,042.20 had been raised for General
Wood and that the national campaign
fund for Senator Johnson approximat
ed $200,000. Charges that supporters
of Herbert Hoover in California spent
"at the lowest estimate $300,000" in
the primary fight there against Sena- IH
tor Johnson, also were made. IH
Wood Treasurer Called. jH
A. A. Spraguo of Chicago, was the
principal wjtness'as to the Wood cam
paign. He identified himself as treas-
urer of the "Leonard Wood national H
campaign committee" and presented H
a financial statement, which besides
showing receipts showed expenditures
of 1,174,919.19. jH
Mr. S Prague's testimony disclosed
that the financing of General Wood's
campaign had been done largely by
three men Col. William Cooper Proc
,ter. of Cincinnati; A. E. Monell of
'New York, and, Mr. Sprague. Col.
Procter, he said, advanced $521,000
and Mr. .Monell $100,000 in addition to
a contribution of ?20,000. Two nun- j
drcd thousand dollars were borrowed
from two Chicago banks on notes en
dorsed by Col. Procter. Mr. Sprague H
said he was a joint endorser of one
of the notes and expected to pay it. i
Rockefeller Givos Sum. 1 1
Total contributions were placed by
the witness at $35S,7G8 with John D. ''H
Rockefeller, Jr., of New York, the
largest contributor, with $25,000. Mr.
Sprague said Coi. Procter expected to
get back his advnncos, but tho witness
expressed "grave doubts that he
would," denying that there was an un
derstanding with any group of rich
men that the deficiencies of ?S21,000
representing the differences between
tho total expenses and receipts, was to
Wilbur W. Marsh, treasurer of the
Democratic national committee, was I
one of the witnesses interrogated as i
to the campaign for William G. Mc
Adoo, former secretary of the treas
ury. He told Chairman Kenyon that iH
published reports to the effect that
the Democratic national executive I
committee had been assured last fall
that a $10,000,000 fund would be raised
(Continued on Page 7.)
LORIN FARR PARK:
Monday, May 31 H
3 p. m. H
Ogden vs. Layton I
American record hod- H
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dashes, will endeavor H
to break both by hand- H
icapping Utah's best H
sprinters 5 yards in 100 H
and 20 yards, in 220. H
World's famous dis- H
tance star, will run a H
special race against a H
relay of three fastest H
mile runners in Utah. H
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