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H eth YcarNo. Jil Price Five Cents OGDEN CITY, UTAH WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUNE 16, 1920. LAST EDITION 4 P. M. j H
I. dEf 11
Three Negroes Hanged De
spite Their Pleas of Inno
cence of Wrongdonig
PLEAS' OF PRIESTS
HOOTED BY CROWD
Rope Breaks Two Times as
First Victim Goes to His
SOUTH BEND. Intl., .Tunc 10.
Negroes employed by the same
circus us the throe who were
Ivjiehetl In Duluth Inst night fol
lowing an attack on a white wrl.
attcniplcd to assuuil Helen Pen
road, or South Bond, when the
show was hi this eily .Tune
Tho assailants or the South Bend
girl escaped being hfilden by com
panions, the police said hero to
t " DULUTH, Minn., June 1C. Virtual
ly normal conditions prevailed today
on the Dululh business street.-; ox er
which a mob of 5.000 person;, surged
last night, sweeping tho polite from
power and seizins and- lynching three
negroes held in connection with an
attack on a 17-year-Qld white girl.
"When two companies o'f Minnesota,
national guardsmen reached here at
' an earlv hour after a special train
trip" from St. Paul, they found only a
-fa damaged police station and littered
streets as vJ3uaI evidence ofrthe mob's
activity. . yj.
The 124 men and 'six qfflcers went
into tempoiarj can ;, prVJuiiTrig to pa-
trol tho streets.
pj TB I Police- Overpowered.
--mH Last nlghi lynching weru aecom-
' pllshed after the city's police force
'ffoM Jiaci been overpowered by bricks ami
' ''!$H anil streams from fire- hose in an
iillt'H attack on poll-e headquarters on the,
(nirH principal thoroughfare. For at Io;ist
lIiH t-wo hours the n.ob ruled relimjulshing
l$iHf its. power only after the negroes 1m d
$&.'lH been lynched.
HB 1 nCSrocs "ad been arrested hi!
I IvH connection with the attack on the girL.1
V which oc-urred on.a cirns gronn-l j
W IwH Monday nicht. The n?grce.s wore rir-j
ft"1 cus r"tistaoout.. Tho mob Ji.ild a mock
: trial, declared thive cf the negroes
f M guilLy and acqulttei the other tnroe, j
i-m8l " who today still were in tho hands oi
'H' lhc PIice
H' Rnc lnroe 'convicted" negroes were;
IjU hanged within a block and a naif of;
iaH; the police station, the mob hooting.
'ABi down . picas of two ri:stu that ihei
I fDftflk Iaw 1)0 permitted to Uikc lis course.
uL'BB It toolc three starts to hang the first
aJvK negro, as the rope broke the first
fBijliftj A two times.
-visiiBP 4. After the mob had dispersed, the
rrmm 1 7; police cut down the bodleo of the n -
&li'H rocs, which had not been multllated.
$1-2r?B ,J11le authorities did not expect any
ftU?iaf - further trouble today. i
l&tM ' Tn0 inJ,JrIeH suffered by eight po-
Klfwm : 1'comon a"d a newspaper man ii the
jftf&H brick battle and a fire hose attack on
jp,B ( the. police station were said to bo trl-
111131 Ai1 hnvcblisration of the action of
'SsSlIll lne mf)0 uc" made, it was under-
Mafi&M stood today.
I"' GERMANS CONFIDENT OF
FUTURE "WITH HARDING
BERLIN, June 15. Germany has
nothing to fear from tho nomination
of Warren li. Harding as the Repub
lican candidate for the presidency of
the United States, says the Boorsen
"Nothing hitherto," the newspaper
declares, "warrants apprehension that
relations with Germany which have
been, initialed by American commer
cial and financial interests will be
. hampered and on tho contrary it Is
, probable they will be furthered. The
character of American diplomatic re
3 lalious with other countries has of
lale been generally different from
American' commercial relations. The
American business man has emanci
pated himself more thoroughly than
those 'of other nations from govern
ment and politics. He does business
wherever business offers. American
foreign policies have always been
chiefly party" policies and will remain
so under Mr. Harding or anybody
I' FORMER ITALIAN PREMIER
WILL NOT VISIT AMERICA
'5 ROME, June 15. Former Premier
& Nlltl bas abandoned his Intended visit
to, Spain and America, but proposes
it' to go to Switzerland for an extended
J sojourn, says the Glornale d'ltalla.
jy 1 The same newspaper quotes -a friend
U' of Premier Giollttl as saying parlla-
Vmi mcnt would be convened on June 22.
II Premier Glolltll's newly formed
IB, cabinet has laken the oath of office.
I NEW YORK PAYS OVER
t $75,000,000 INCOME TAX I
(Kg, NEW YORK. June 1C More than!
pP - $75,000,000 In federal income and o.'-
cess profits taxc3 for the second (pmr-
Jl j s- tarry payment were received in the
t, Nov.' York district. It was announced
; mobt of tho payn:enr were from the
H j Wall street district.
' FAMOUS GERMAN ;
' RAIDER WILL BE I
OFFERED AT SALE i
WASHINGTON, June 16.
One of the famous German
commerce r.iiders, the Prince
Eitel Freiderich, now the de
Kalb, which took refuge in
Hampton Roads during- the ear
ly months cf the war, is to be
offered for sale by the shipping
board on June 30. The vessel
is in the Hudson river where in
January a fire of mysterious
origin destroyed her superstruc-
! ture and damaged her hull.
The giant liner Leviathan is
to be offered on the same day.
Sealed proposals for both ves
sels will be received.
The de Kalb is offered for
sale "as is and here is."
! One-third of Vera Cruz Put to
Flames to Stamp Out .
PENSACOL.A. Kla., June 40. Pen
oacola started a rat killing drive tor j
day with a view to stopping the spread i
of what' local physicians have pro-!
nounced bubonic plague. Two deaths j
have occurred from the disease since I
last Friday. ' j
BY JACK CARB13im".
N. E. A, Sftff Correspondent.
IIObSTON, Texas, June 1C. One
third of the city of Vera Cruz has
been reduced to ashes in the fight
against the black plague there, ac
cording to Americans and Mexicans
who have Just come out of Mexico.
Sheriff Binford. who has Just re
turned from Mexico, declares all re
ports from Vera Cruz say that a least
one-third of the homes in Vera Cruz
have been burned in fighting the out
break of the bubonic plague.
Business In the city has been sus
pened, soldiers rule the city and no
ono is allowed to leave or enter.
The isolation camp on an ialand is
crowded to overflowing.
The peons think ihat Mexico is 'pay
ing for her sins inblood."
The story generally accepted is that
rats from a Chinese ship brought the
NEW MEXICAN MINISTER
TO U. S. IS NAMED
WASHINGTON. June 1C. News
that Miguel Covarrubias has been se
lected by the now Mexican govern
ment as minister of foreign relation?,
was received with satisfaction in of
flciul circles here, where the new min
ister Is well known as the "dean of
the r.Iexlcan dlplomate corps."
Advices to tho Mexican embassy to
night officially confirmed the selee
fion of Covarrubias, which first wls
reported in Mexico City newspaper.
yesterday. Tho advices said Cutherto
Hidalgo had been named under secre
tary of foreign relations.
The foreign relations minister be
gan his career In the diplomat!: ser
vice in 18 S9 as third secretary of the
legation here. During his Washington
service which lasted until 1 SOS, he
rose to 'harge d'affaires, and then
was sent to Chile as minister. He later
served as the Mexican diplomatic rep
resentative at most of the European
capitals and was minister to G':cat
Britain when he resigned because of
lack of sympathy with tho Hureia
Representatives of the defacto gov
ernment asserted today that selection
of Covarrubias would mark thy be
ginning of an era of rlendly relations
between this country and Mexico.
KANSAS CITY ADVANCES
PRICES OF MEATS
KANSAS CITY. June 1C. An in
crease of ten cents a pound for num
ber" one loins "and No. 1 ribs on the
Kansas City market, was accompalned
by the highest price for grass fed cat
tle quoted last December. Choice live
animals brought H7.00 a hundred,
which uhows an increase of ?4 in a
week. Shortages of thh; class of cattlo
is given as tho cause for I ho increase.
200 JAP MINERS KILLED
IN FIRE DAMP EXPLOSION
TOKIO, June II. Two hundred
miners have been killed by an explo
sion of fire damp In the Yubarl coal
mlnos at Sapporo, on the island of
Ttizo, according to dispatches received
Internationalization of Port of
Constantinople Provided for
j in Treaty
ALL MILITARY WORKS
WILL E DEMOLISHED
Inter-allied Commission to En
force Strict Regulations in
-WASHINGTON. Juno 16. (By the
Associated Press.) Limited interna
tionalization of tiie port of Constanti
nople and its inclusion within the
"zone of the straits" is provided for
in tho provisional terms of the Turk
ish treaty. This is disclosed by an
official summary received here today
of the jurisdiction provided for by the
inter-allied commission of control.
Granted its own flag, budget and
separate organization tho commission,
by the lines of the boundary fixed for
tho "zone of 3tralts" will hav author
ity over a territory considerably,
greater than some of the smaller na
tions of Europe.
I Stipulation Is expressly made that
'should tho commission find liberty of
passage of straits interfered with, It
'shall take such measures as may be
deemed necessary to preserve the free
dom of the straits.
Regulations laid down for enforce
ment by the lntcr-allled commission
No belligerent may remain , within
ports of the zone longer than 24,oTTr.&
or tako on'food", stores or recruits. .
The Dardanelles, Sea of Marmora
and the Bosphorous arc to be open
In peace and war to every vessel of
commerce and war.
The straits aro not subject to
j No belligerent right to be exercised
land no act of hostility committed
I within tho zone except upon special
I authorization of the league of nations,
j DomolL-h Koris
All military works and fortifications
to be demolished and no roads or rail
i roads to be constructed within the
(zone for movement of mobile batteries.
Greece and Turkey are prohibited
from constructing any new wireless
stations within the zone; all present
ones to be taken over by the allleJ
These regulations' are to be enforced
chiefly with naval forces and a force
bf special police recruited within the
zone and commanded by foreign offi
cers as well as such military and naval
air forces and guard ships of their
own as Great Britain, France and
Italy may deem necessary.
In addition, the commission Is
charged with execution of any works
considered necessary for the improve
ment of the channels and the ap
proaches to hnrbors, the lighting and
buoying of channels, control of pilot
age, towage, anchorage and all mat
ters relating to wrecks, salvage and
Maintenance of the ports of Con
stantinople and Halda Pashu as ports
of international concern, where the
citizens, goods and flags of all coun
tries belonging to tho league of na
tionas shall enjoy complete freedom
Is also placed within the control of
the commission, which shall provido
'at the two ports free zones for tho
j erection and use of warehouses.
i BITTER CHARGES; AGAINST
j NEBRASKA DELEGATION
LINCOLN. Neb.. June 10. Frank A.
Harrison, of Lincoln, who managed the
Nebraska presidential preference pri
mary campaign for Senator Hiram
Johnson, issued a statement horo to
day charging that "the treachery and
desertion of the delegates from In
structed states broke the heart of the
Johnson movement." ,
I Mr. Harrison declared that "just two
j men on tho Nebraska delegation at
all times tried to obey the instruc
tions of Nebraska, when the roll was
called." He also asserted ' that "if
Hiram W. Johnson and the men and
women' of Nebraska, who voted for
j him ever forget or forgive the per
formance of the Nebraska delegation
at Chicago, it will be after tho ac
cursed convention system is wiped out
MISSIONARY SLAIN AS
CHINESE ATTACK CHURCH
PEKING, June 15. Tho American
legation here was Informed today
that General Chang-Ching-Yao's nor
thern troops In tholr retreat from
Chang-Sha, capital of Hu-Nan pro
vince, attacked the .Reformed Church
mission' at Yo-Chow, fifty miles north
of Chang-Sha, and killed tho Rev.
Mr. W, A. Roimert.
Lillng, on tho Wu-Chang-Chang-Sha
railway southwest of Chang-Sha was,
attacked. Tho foreigners In the town
escaped to Pingslang. k
SETD COPPER TO FR13NCir
PARIS', Juno 10. An important
American company has agreed to sell
75,000 tons of copper on credit to
French Industries, according lo tho
Matin, which- says the metal will be
delivered within two years. I
MOTHER WHO TAKES ' '
BABY WITH HER TO
i COLLEGE IS, GRADUATED
CHICAGO, June 1G. Three years ago Mrs. Howard Vau S.
' Tracy of Evanston, took her baby daughter to college with her I
i and today she, was gradual ed i:roni Northwestern, university at
the head of a cla&s of S7S with the degree of bachelor of arts and
honorary membership in a scholarship fraternity.
Besides completing her college course in three years and car
ing for her baby she did all her own housework. During the day
she said a professor frequently held the baby while she attended
Mrs. Tracy entered Northwestern university in the fall of
1917. Four months later her baby was born and while in the hos
pital she made up a semester of French and returned to classes in
three months. Her husband is in business in Chicago.
" I intend to return next year to study for a master's degree,"
she said today. "Instead of spending my afternoons playing
bridge whist or at social affairs, I study. But. do not suppose I
am a grind for my husband and I run down to the city frequently
to sec the shows and attend dances.
"In the evening while rocking my baby to sleep I tell Mother
Goose stories and think out my philosophy lesson."
The degree of doctor of laws was conferred this morning on
Dr. Milbank .Johnson of Los Angeles, and Dr. Henry Taylor Ter
ry, professor of law emeritus of the Imperial university of Tokio.
Soviet Forces Still Pressing!
Back Polish Troops in
WARSAW. June 11. All the Amer
icans who were in the Kiev -rjlon,
over which the Bolshovlki havo-'swept
In their westward drive, haaf safely
emerged from that sector, according,
to word from the front, but several of
them had narrow escapes.
Two American aviators were chased i
by the Bolsheviki after their airplanes!
had been lost. They made an emer-!
gency landing in a field where they
were discovered by General Budeny's
raiding cavalry. The airmen used their
machine guns but finally setj flro to
tho airplanes, ran for the Avoods and
LONDON", Juno 10. Bolshevik
forces In tho Kiev region arc sljll j
pressing b:fck the Polos, following the)
i capture of the city by the soviet army.
I the official statement for Tuesday
jfrom Moscow announces.
I oo i
DEATH LIST IN SANTA FE j
SMAShyjP GROWS TO THREE
LA JUNTA, Colo.. Juno 16. Wil'l '
the death of Fireman F. Coyntor. the
j'atalities In the wreck early yea lev
day of Santa Fe passenger train No. 1
near llene station, increared to three.
None of the other injured Is expect
ed to die. A broken crankshaft on
the second of two engines which drew
lite train is said to have caused the
OBSERVATION BALLOON I
! STRUCK BY LIGHTNING j
j UN BOARD T. S. S, lUSNNSYI,
VAXLA. VIA HAMI'TUN jROADS, Va..
June 10. During a suddorfc'eleetrleall
(squall, which struck the AHfti.nl Ic fleet,
j oil the Chespeake capes this after-1
noon, an observation balloon wns
struck by lightning and destroyed, j
There was no one in the balloon ati
OO r- I
I DR. KARL HELFFERIGH IS
ELECTED TO REICHSTAG
BERLIN, June 10. Dr. Karl I.Icl-
fforich, .former vice chanccllpr, was
elected to tho new German relchstag
Hesse-Nassau during the recent Ger
man elections. He has accepted the
mandate from the last namqd district.
BELGIUM AND JAPAN' TO
JOIN PARLEY WITH REDS
LONDON, Juno 16. Belgium and
Japan, It is learned, have decided to
join In the pegotmtlons .which the
British government is carrying ofi
with Gregory Krassiu, bolshovlki min
ister of trade and commerce.
NATION LEAGUE DECISION
ON PERSIAN AID DELAYED
LONDON, June, 10. Postponement
of any final decision lipon Persia's
request for intervention against Bol
shevik aggression was officially an
nounced by tho league ot nation's
, council. " i
SHOT TO DEATH
Five Soldiers at Camp Grant
Sought in Connection
ROCKFORD, 111., June 16. Five sol
diers of Camp Grant, near here, were
sought today in connection with the
shooting lo doath early Monday of
Mrs. Maude Lucille Moss, wife of Cap
lain Leroy II. Moss, camp utilities of
ficer, and daughter of Colonel Bion J.
Arnold, pioneer electrical engineer.
The entire camp military intelligence
force was seeking to establish whether
Mrs. Moss was murdered or accident
Report Is Heard.
That Mrs. Moss had been shot was
not known until the automobile in
which she was riding with her husband
and four friends had gone a half mile.
The party just had passed the small
group of soldiers, it was said, when a
sharp report was heard. It was then
thought the motor had misfired. Strik
ing a bump in the road Mrs. Moss, who
had been asleep on the rear seat be
tween Mr. and Mrs. William V, Mc
Creight, slumped forward, Mr. and
Mrs. McCrelght. believing her still
asleep, reached forward to aid her and
then it was found that she had been
Captain Moss, who was driving,
rushed to the camp l)ase hospital hut
Mrs. Moss died a short time after
Captain Moss said he believed the
shooting was accidental.
In November, 1904,' Mrs. Moss was
lost for 24 hours on Pike's Peak and
with her brother and a friend was res
cued from freezing only after a frantic j
HARDING'S HOME COUNTY !
WORKING HARD FOR HIM
MARION. Ohio. June 16. To make j
Marlon county ;'.s nearly unanimous
for Senator Vv" G. Harding, Republican
nominee, for president, as possible,
steps were taken for the formation of
a county "Harding for President"
An executive committee, composed
of three Democrats and four Republic
ans was appointed, to outline a general
program and appoint sub-committees.
The Caledonia band, of which Sena
tor Harding was a member in his boy
hood, is to be reorganized. The or
ganization, which is to be of 30 pieces,
will be reauy for tho homecoming of
Senator Harding, and in tho event of
his electiou expects to lead tho inaug
uration day parade.
DARTMOUTH SENIOR SHOT,
SLAYER IS CAPTURED
ITANOVEIl. N. H June 1C. Henry
E. Moroncy of "Wend Medford. Mass,,
a senior at Dartmouth college, was
shot and killed during a quarrel at
his rooms in the Tuota Delta Chi fra
ternity house early today by Robert
T. Meads, of La Grange, 111., a junior.
Meads, after being arrested on a Boston-bound
train, admitted the shoot
ing, said ho had been drinking and
claimed he fired in self defense. He
wired, his father. A. H. Meads, to come
here and defend him.
Prohibitionists Will Ask Demo
crats to Frame Rigid Plank
I for Enforcement
GOING ON VACATION
Senator Harding Declines All
Invitations to Deliver Po
"WASHINGTON. June 10. Sen
ntor Harding. Republican candi
date for president, announced to
day that he had had a general dis
cussion of Ills campaign lnt idght
at a dinner with a number of Re
publican leaders. They Included
Senators Lodge of Massachusetts,
Republican lender In the senate;
Smoot, of Utah; Brandcgce, of
Connecticut; and Fall, of New
"Wo dlscnsscd the stale or the
union, the prospects of the Re
publican jarty and the platform
wliich wo adopted at Chicago,"
said Senator Harding.
WASHINGTON, June 10. Prohibi
tion advocates will ask the Demo
cratic national convention at San
Francisco to adopt a plank declaring
for rigid enforcement of the eigh
teenth amendment and tho enforce
ment act and will "present a solid
front against Governor Cox of Ohio,"
Wayne R. Wheeler, general counsel for,
th'er-Aritl-Sarbo-n fceagucr dcOIarrd to
day in a formal statement.
"The resolutions committee at Chi
cago," said Mr. Wheeler, "adopted a
law enforcement plank and lost It be
tween the committee room and the
convention. Mr. Bryan will act as a
bodyguard for It it it Is adopted by
the resolutions committee at San
Mr. Wheeler said Governor Cox was
"the last hope of the wets In their
program for nullification," and that
his "record makes fTim an impossibil
ity if national prohibition Is to be ef
fectively sustained and enforced."
Harding Is Busy.
WASHINGTON, Juno 1C. Senator
Warren G. Harding, the Republican
presidential nominee, today hoped to
make rapid progress in cleaning up
an accumulation of mall and sena
torial work in preparation for his de
parture from Washington within a few
days for a vacation of two weeks or
Will Compose Speech.
Tho Republican candidate has not
yet determined where he will spend his
rest period, but since he plans to do
vote part of his time to his speech
of acceptance he intends to select a
quiet place. In making a selection
he will be sure that there Is a con
venient golf course.
Many requests to speak have
reached the senator from all parts of
the country, but for the present, at
least, he win decline ail such invita
tions. Senator Harding today sent the fol
lowing letter to Major General. Wood
in reply to the hitter's telegram of
Reply to Wood.
I do not know quite how to ex
press my feelings In dictating an ac
knowledgment to one who was a con
tender for the distinction, which came,
to me. Perhaps I shall express my-
self sufficiently if I say that had thp
distinction come to you instead of me, I
1 would have found very' great pleas
ure and satisfaction in conveying to!
you a very cordial message of fellcita-r
lion and good wishes. j
I "I know that we are both interested
(in the same.great good to our common!
country and 1 feel confident that you
will be very deeply Interested in bring
ing about a restoration of a Republi-!
can parly administration in Washing-i
ton and a return to the constitutional!
methods of government which were,
tho concept of tho founding fathers."!
Visitors today included former Sen-!
lator Sutherland, of Ftah.
COLUMBUS LOSES PLACE
AS THIRD CITY OF OHIO
WASHINGTON. June 16. Colum
bus has lost to Toledo Its place as
third largest city in Ohio, but it has
outstripped Louisville and St. Paul In
rank among the largo cities of the
The population of Columbus was
announced today by the census bu
reau "as 37,031, an Increase of 55,520,
or 30. C por cent. Toledo showed an
increase of 74,612, or -14.3 per cent
during the last decado and now has
a population of 243.109. j
NEGRO ASSAILANT OF
GIRL IN SECOND ESCAPE
BASTON. M6 June 16. Isaiah
Fountain, negro, who was awaiting
sentouce of execution for criminal as
sault upon Bertha Simpsou, 13 year
old white girl at Trappe, Md on
April 11), made his second escape from
jail hero last night. The sheriff and
a posse of 200 men aro searching the
woods for him and open threats are
made of lynch Ing.
In For Bitter Denunciation
UNION OF JANITORS
J AND WATCHMEJJ, PLAN
Scheme for Voluntary Arbitra
tion Body Rejected; Other
Method Seems Favored
MONTREAL, June IS Tho Amerl- IH
can Federation of Labor, in conven- IH
Hon here today, called upon tho con- IH
press of the United States to cancel H
tho "gentleman's agreement" with J:i- 1 IH
pan and absolutely exclude Japanese Tl
and other Asiatic immigration into H
this country. The exclusion of "pic- 'H
ture brides" also was demanded. H
Federation departments and inter- H
national unions were instructed "to ll
co-operato and press" this legislation. Il
Declaring that a band of "Irrcspon- jH
siblc agitators" is attempting to dis- H
credit the "recognized organizations in H
the railway service" the federation H
unanimously condemned tho "scces- H
the recent railroad strike. Il
"Outlaws" Rapped. JH
The convention also instructed its H
affiliated organizations to "refrain , l
from giving moral or financial sup- ll
port, or ussistanco of any kind to any
secessionist movement.'! . Any federa- ll
tion organization, giving vsuch assists ll
nncois threatened - ylth, JiajLns. Sin M
"charted' revoked". " H
The executive council was Instruct-
ed tn Invest Ir-ntf thn tlrxjlrnhlllf v nf ,1
forming an international union of ll
building service employes of America, ll
to include all workers known as janl- 'IH
tors. Jan itr esses, scrub women, window H
workers and watchmen. H
The convention adopted a resolution
urging the Panama canal commission H
to employ only American t citizens in
the operation' and mechanical dopart
ments of the canal zone.
The convention rejected a resolution
that would have established a legal
department to serve as clearing house
for thelefense of "all labor organlza- 1
Hons, against whom the use of tho
injunction is directed in the course of '
their legitimate trade union actl 1-
The plan proposed by E. L. Edger
ton, of Schenectady, X. Y., lo have or
ganlzed labor fprm with the employ-
era and business interests of the conn
try a "voluntary arbitration body" to
"settle labor's grievances in the fn-
ture" was rejected. Other legislation
along this line will be . brought before H
the convention later, it was an-
The federation declared war on the
Kansas court of industrial relations H
in adopting a resolution which con
demncd such legislation as "confisca
Lory of the liberty and property, and
la denial of the human rights of or- IH
The federation Instructed its exe
cutlve council to take such steps as jH
necessary to support organized labor
in Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado in
"fighting anti-strike legislation to a 'H
The non-partisan politic policy ot
Samuel Gompers. president of the fed- ll
erallon, was unanimously endorsed. IH
EMBARGO COAL EXPORTS
IF CONGESTION REMAINS
WASHINGTON. June 16. Dopart
munt of justice and interstate com
merce commission officials began
working together today to relieve H
shipping to normal, through settle
moftt of strikes of marine workers.
Falling through' these methods to al- :
levlate serious coal shortages, con
sideratlon will be given an embargo '
on coal exports. -
Reports compiled by the railroad's
car service commission today showed
continued improvement in car supvb
Only 125.C01S ears were being held on
sidings during the week ending June
4. as compared with 150,606 -Idle cars ,
reported the previous week. When the
froight jam was at its height 290,000 iH
cars were tied up. 'Jl
GERMAN DANE BOUNDARY
FIXED, TROOPS LEAVING
COPENHAGEN, June 16 Bound
erles between Germany and Denmark
as fixed -by the plebiscite held in ,
Schlcswlg have been definitely ostab
llshed by the International commis- IH
sion ,ai Plcnsburg, and announcement
was made by that body today that its
authority In tho plobiscitc region H
would cease immediately.
British forces which assisted in tho ;
policing of the plebiscite district have
begun arriving hero from Flensburr.
!GEN. DU PONT REMEMBERS H
OLD SCHOOL WITH GIFT
SPRINGFIELD, O,, June 16. Ur
bana university, historic Swedenbor- 'H
gi,m sent of learning, has received an
endowment of $100,000 from Coleman ll
DuPont, millionaire financier, it was vM
announced today. General- DuPont re il
ceived his early education at the in ,H