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F.ft.eth Yar-No, iiT Pr.ce Five cent. OGPEN CITY, UTAH SATURDAY EVENING, JULY T77 1920. jL 4 P. mT I
I RIVAL FACTIONS CLASH IN CHINA
3 JAPANESE DENY
j INTERFERING IN
Foreign Military Commanders
Study Situation With Di-
rj vided Interest.
REPORTS OF FIGHTING
DECLARED TO CONFLICT
Heavy Casualties Rumored As
Chihle Army Attacks
PEKING. July 1G. (By Wireless '.c
Tien Tsln) By The Associated
Press) Fighfjng between troops oi
the rival factions occurred (odaj it
Kwanhun. thirty mil- south f Peking,
Numbers of wounded are arriving hero,
The city itself is eiuiel, but wire anil
rail communication with Tien Tsln has
I been interrupted.
Tho mediators sent out In an effort
to reconcile the Ci ntending parties
have returned lo Peking, their mis
sion ha lut? Called
SITU vnov STUDIED
L TIEN TS1N, July 1'. i My The Aa
soclatiMi i'ii.-: i - the foreign military
I commanders here arranged today to
dispatch a truin during the a 1 1 raoou
to Van Tfluti. on tin- ra.lwav Ime to
IVkiiiK. t"' Tn.r-j.ft; .'' the .-. i : 1 1 . t , .
caused by the hostilities between the
Ahfu and Chlhli parties.
I The Japanese, it 13 stated, are anx-
I lous to occupy the railway and pre-
I vent the transport of Chinese troops.
I The effect of such a move. It Li polnt-
I cd out. would be to I av the Anfu
' troops from attacks lv the '"toihli ami
; Manchurlan armies and tho oihr CQr-
eign military he-ids have tailed to
agree with the Japanese In the nesirc
I of the latter tor Interference.
The Pekipg-Tien Tsln railway line
' Is blocknl by troop trains between
Yang Tsun, thirty miles northwest of
' Peking, and Lofa, twenty miles
further up the line.
.A Reports of the fighting r :eived hi
BdKI are of the most conflicting character
SfjF; The train with the Investigating parts
jpRj left In the afternoon, it had on board
HMI American. British. Japanese and
fVJ French detachments.
H9K Proceeding In the direction of Vang
KJB Tsun, it stopped at Pelsangi where ins
!3 commander of the C'hihli forces was
found. The commander stated he hau
laBa been forced to retreat by the Insist -
JxSLgm of the JfipuneM iroops posted r
WE? Vang Tsun that he remove his troops
Vf and guns to a distance of two mile
B clthei sid ui tin r.niv.r. tlv .
I B of which was to create a gap of four
I miles In his front
B l?S To a'.old a Chlno-Japancse incident,
he added, he was compelled lo retreat
mm to Pelsang
H3 i The train proceeded to i mg Tsun,
w u r.- t in- A i.i i ' ii i : ', i ' n ii. -
JL est detachment were found The 1 p-
HM led giving the order told of by the
IHj Chlhli comander. The Japanese offi-
flH cer said the proximity of the Chihli
N troops endangered his post. He did
jKj? not appear to consider the presence
9B of the Anfu forces in the same light
QH The ('nihil tone-; from Paotlngfii.
IHn it is announced in reports received to-
. attacked Lhe Anfu troops in that
region and drove them back ten miles
jHM with heavy casualties.
An active rScrultlng movement on
Mh part of Ui Mludfculs is in profrm
TOKIO. July lti (By The Asso
VJff elated Press) The foreign office to-
ilP day Issued a communique denying that
Ufc Japan was taking any part In the
DB present troubles in China Japan, it
HV wag stated, would maintain strict nsu-
HBJft- trallty and follow a policy of non-
PlVw lnterterence and Impartiality toward
BVB internal feuds in China.
I IN MEXICO IS RETURNED
9 MEXICO CITY, July 17. The ro
il turn of confiscated property will end
jttl September 1, according to an an-
nouncoment of tho treasury depart-'
l ment today. Almost all such property
hat already been returned to its prl-
jjH vats owners.
ji After September 1. the remainder
Of the property will pusa to the treas
ury for definite appropriation by the
f nation, or, pending presentation of
I claims by the private owners. The
jl treasury department also announced
jl that sugar exportation would again be
permitted, subject. howeer. lo a duty
IgiMi of 20 centavda per kilogram.
FAIR AND SEASONABLE
WEATHER IS PREDICTED
v. ASHlxrrn i.N. July 1 7. Weather
i predicltldns for the week benrlnnlng
.M o n d.i y a re :
H LTper Mississippi and lower Missouri
fgf valleys; Ktcky mountain and plateau
JroCT r-gions. Generally fair, seasonable
hVfiu ti mpern lures
WVf'5 Pacific stales: Fair, except occaslon-
wlf ' al rains on the north coast. 1
ALLIES WILL I
I GERMANY TO PAY
; Reparations Problems Settled
by An Agreement Signed
In Belgian Meeting.
i BELGIUM HAS FIRST CLAIM
I ON GOLD FROM TEUTONS
; Only Payment America Gets
Is Tor Expenses of Yankee
Troops Along Rhine.
I SPA, Belgium. July 16. Allied gov
ernments will take appropriate meas
ijurei to nssist Germany In floating
loans Intended to meet her internal re
quirements and to assist her In the
.r.mp! discharge of her debt to the
jallies. according to' tho agreement
signed here today ''' representatives
j Of Great Britain, Itniy. rriinro. Japan,
Belgium and Portugal, settling prob
lems relative to reparations. Tho dis
tribution of Indemnities remaining
.from AuStrla-Hungary and Pulgarla
was also provided for in tho agree
I Belgium is given priority in the pay
ment of L'roOn.OOO.OOO gold f rnnrs, nnd
the agreeinenl enume.rales. the eecurl-jtte.-
for such piior, ty. The allies also
Lar ranged for rmhod o( 'aluing and
allbcnXlng the ships surrendered by
Germany and l er nllies
One of the articles of the agreement,
fixing the cost of the occupation arm
ies on a uniform basis, awslts discus
!slon wltll the United States before fi
M(. COAL PRO l I C Oh
j The German reprpsi ntatlves signed
ith coal piotocol 'iirawn uu by the al
lied representatives at i;46 o'elock to
night. iHereb) Bottling one of the most
I difficult questions which has come up
I In the present ulscossior.s Signatures
iweie affixed to the document aftei a
four-hour session at the Villa Kran
I euse. iiiid hour of which was spent by
I the Germans in a cabinet consulta
lhe re was a conflict over introduc
tion in the protocol of the menace of
(occupation of additional German terri
tory after uctober 15 next, if German
I co.-tl deliveries were not up to the
stipulated nuantlty 6,000 0u0 tons
'by that date. Tho allies decided to
.drop this clause of tho protocol be
low the signature line.
17. S. IS LEFT OIT,
Then the Germans objected to the
I preamble, which declared that the de
letions set forth in the document hail
been taken In common accord by the
'allied and German delegations The
Germans contended It was not by com
; mon accord, but by sole will of th'j
I allies that any further occupation
would occur. Before the arrival of
the German delegates today, the al
lied premiers completed their consid
eration of the distiibutlon of repara
tions due from Girninny As finally
adopted, the reparations, will be made
ion the following basis
France, fifty-two per cent. Great
Britain 22 per cent, Italy 10 per cenl.
B Icriui.i eluhl per cent anil Japan and
Portugal each three-fourths of one,
per cent. The remaining 6 V2 per cent
I will be divided between Serbia, Hu-I
mania and Poland.
Besides the eight per cent Belgium1
is to receive, she will retain the prl- j
orlty right to 2,60,0,000,000 marks from'
which will be- paid aunui loaned liol
gium by the allies.
AMENDED TERMS UN COAL,
Tho amended terms of the coal
agreement between the allies and Ger
mans as Blgned today follow:
First The German government un-l
dertakCS to place at th disposal Of I
the nllies from August 1, 1920. for the'
ensuing six months two million tons
of coal per month, this figure having
been approved l the reparations
commission Deliveries are to be av
eraged in order to take into account 1
floods of the Hhlne.
Second The allied governments
will credit the reparation accounts
With the fulle of this coal as far as it j
lb) delivered by ran or inland naviga
tkon, and valued at the German In-1
i i rial price In accordance with para-!
graph els A of annex V of part eight
of tbe treaty of Versailles. In addi-l
tion. In consideration of the admission'
of the right of the allies to hays coal!
of a specified kind and quality deliv
ered to them, a premium of flvo gold'
marks per ton, payable In cash by thts
party taking delivery, shall be applied
to the acquisition of foodstuffs fori
I German miners. The allies consent'
to advance a further premium of flvo
marks per ton on al deliveries by land
Third During the period of coal
I deliveries provided for in the above'
.stipulations, paragraphs i, 3 fUid 4l
'of. the draft control protocol of July
It, 1920. shall be put into force at
once In the modified form of an an
(This relates to the establishment
of an allied coal commission in Ger
Fourth An agreement shall bo
made forthwith between the allies for
the distribution of the LTppei Slleslan
I ( oavl i;TM uu pauuijuoj)
jREPORTER in plane . j
j describes scene as I
1 1 second race begins
FROM A SEAPLANE OVER RACING COURSE, July 17.
! (By the Associated Press) New York miter harbor put on its
! best holiday sutt of sunshine and favorable weather early luelav
1 find waited for the signal which was to start the second event nf
I lhe classic event I'm- international yachting supremacy between tin !
1 British ohallengcr Shamrock IV, and the Americrfji cup defender
Across the vast stage already set with sharp drawn lines
dividing land and sky officious little 1 raft dodged in and out among
their neighbors, streamers and flajs afloat, making ready to assist
' pr watch the spectacle.
To the north lay Coney island and Rockaway beach West-
r:rl the highland coast of New .Jersey was already being dotted
i with trains, motor ears and groups of spectators. .
Kclmv 10 o'clock vessels of every port supers began to con-
gr.-f'.'itr keeping a respectful distance from Ambrose light vi
1 out of deference to a dusky chorus of destroytfe doing duty fts
traffic police. The majority of these sightseers, brilliant with new
j white paint, were private or club-owned yachts and steamed with a
degree of ostentation from the mouth eif the Hudson.
Idly, like a truant schoolboy lingering to wnn h the bright '
parade, a liner flying a white star in a red field and the flag oi
Great Britain loafed across the harbor, waiting t'er a view of the
I racers which had not yet appeareei. A series if rapid white puffs
j from alongside her funnel told the aerial observers she was tooting
a greeting to her luckier sisters not enslaved by tne laws of com
merce. P'rom lhe aerial perch of the Associated l'r.ss pbservpr tln
two rival yachts could be M en lying at anchor in yie sheltered
horseshoe inside Sandy Hook. h
Th" spectators gathered fw the socond i'ceWtou'cftkl many"
more small craft than braved the squall of lain'ainl i:ie irieal'
tonus on Thursda
y. S. SERGEANT
i POLISH BATTLE
American Captain Fired Upon
by Bolsheviki Troops But
WARSAW July 16. Sergeant Wil
liam Cook, of I-'ny, uklu , attaeheel to
the Arnerienn typhus expedition to Po
Innd la re-ported missing since tbe bit
tie between the Poles anil the Russian
l-olshevlkl In the vicinity of Minsk.
The disinfecting train with which 1
Cook was working V18 captured by
the eovlel forces. accOrolns to the last
carload of refugees which left Mlc.sk j
Cook remained with tho train in the
hope of getting It out in safety. The'
Bolsheviki arrived a little later.
Captain Trover Swett. of Boston,
Mass. assistant military attache at the
American legation, was fired on y a
squad of Bolshevik! cavalry near Vilns
this week, but escaped without injury.
MRS. CATT LEADS 'SUFF'
CAMPAIGN IN TENNESSEE
NEW YuKK, Jul 17 Mrs I arris
Chapmaqn Catt, president ir the na-'
tionni American woman auffrage as
sociation! left here toda- for Nash-!
vllle, Tenn , lo confer with suffragist I
organlzat Ions in tho campaign for rati-
Cication ol th federal suffrage amend
ment by the Tennessee legislature.
'It is Hue." sh said, "that the Re-
publican part has n record of nearly 1
five times as many ratifications us thei
Democratic, but without the thirty-1
sixth state, that record is like a great!
tall without a kite."
Apparently." she addod. "it Is thei
I 'i mocrats who must supply the kite' I
CHARGES SHIP AT RACES
WAS A FLOATING SALOON
NEW YORK, July 17. James S.
Shevlln, prohibition enforcement dl-
11 (tor for Xew York, announced he
hud hegun an irn estimation ui chargt-s
that the steamship Urlzriba, which
carried novel al hundred spectators to
Lhe International yacht races yester
day, became a 'floating saloon" when
it e rossed the three-mile limit.
Mr Shevlln explained that tho laws
permit a ship clearing for a foreign
port to sell liquor after passing the
three-mile limit, but he doclarod tho
Orizaba was not foreign bound during
her trip yesterday.
COLORADO MINERS QUIT
BECAUSE OF SAFETY RULE
CANON CITY. Colo, July IT. Six
hundred coal miners employed by the
Colorado Fuel and Iron company are
on strike today In his district follow
ing an order by the company Instal
ling electric safety lamps,
Wife Calls on Authorities and
Search of Two Cities Is
Made by Police
H A. Grant, a carpenter and con-,
tractor of Preston, accompanied by.
his wife, passed through Ugden last
Saturday on their way to 6alf Lake.
In passing the CitJ Hall on Washing
ton avenue, Mr. Grant crashed into a'
city automobile when he was crowded
by a passing motor car.
PI1 FOR DAMAGES.
Mr. Grant promised to make good,
the damage and on last .Monday caine
from Salt Lake, met With city off!-1
Clals and paid a sum to covet the
damage caused by the collision.
The contractor's wife departed for!
the north and Grant was to return to!
Salt L,.ike. get his automobile and j
drive to Preston, meeting Mrs Grant1
Mr Grant failed to follow this pro
gram His wife has not seen him
since last Monday and has Inquired of
the city officers as to their knowledge
or his whereabouts. They know notn
ing ubout him
W s j MJtvoi s ST I I
Mrs Grant haH beer, in Sail Lake
searching for the husband without
success. Men who were working fori
him In Preston hae had to 1 euse '
work because of his non-appcar uu
Those who met Mr. Grant In 1 Igaen '
Immediately following th auto col
lision, doclarod he appeared lo bo in j
ii decidedly nervous state and this
1 ondlcton was notice-able whe n he met
with city officials last Monday.
STRIKING CITY FIREMEN
AT MEMPHIS ARRESTED
MEMPHIS. Tenn. July 1 7. Two
former city firemen were arrested to
day on charges of having attarKcd a'
volunHei nr. man who had been on
dutj since yesterday when the citya
regular fire department as members
oi the fire fighters' union resigned,
1 "barged with turning In a false alarm.'
another former fireman, with two I
companions, also was taken Into eus-I
SAILORS WHO TRAMPLED
ON U. S. FLAG PUNISHED
WASHINGTON', July 17 Brltlsn I
officials at Bermuda have expressed
regret for the Insult offered tho
American flug by British sailors July
4, the state department was advised
today In a consular report from Ber
muda. Tho sailors who participated
In the trampling upon the flag have
been heavils fined and sentenced 10
terms of Imprisonment, the- message
AGAIN LEADS IN
Start Delayed Owing to Lack
of Sufficient Breeze
COURSE TODAY COVERS
THREE 10-MILE LEGS
Resolute Seems to Be Working
Better Than Sir Thomas'
SANDY HOOK, N J.. July 17
Resolute crossed tho starting line
ahead of Shamrock IV today in the
second international cup race. The
I starling signal was blown at 1.13 p.
Resolute crossed at 1 4 0 10 unoffi
cial time and Shamrock followed at
j 1:46. U5.
Tho two sloops stood away to sea
on the starboard tack, both skippers
holding their charges in tho eye e.f the
wind. Resolute Seemed from the shore
lo work betier than the challenger
and if anything seemed to foot faster.
There was not enough air. however, to
l-ut iheju down on their true lacing
Captain "Charles Francis AHams. II,
skipper of Hesolute. won all tne hon
ors at the start. Soon after the Sham
rock crosacd tbe line sho took in her
The official starting time was 1:
4G 118 for the Kesolute and 1.16:37 for
Fifteen m lutes after the start Reso
lute was a quarter of a mile to winel
ward ami holding" Shamrock well,
Crossing the line, both skippers
stood away on a starboard lack hold
ing as close to the wind ns possible
Resolute, which crossed first in dash
ing south, seemed to woik better to
weather than the challenger. Sham
rock followed under her lee, starting
Within a minute and five seconds of
l 2.05 both yachts were holding
the starboaid lae U Poth about Ilei.k
to neck. Three minutes later the de
fendet was well to weather and In
i 1 easing her lead.
At 2.03 p m a wireless message
sent from the destroyer elesignaW'l as
official press boat stated I hat both
yachts were still holding the starboard
tuck With Resolute to the windward
ami Shamrock a trifle aheuei but un
able to cross the defender's bow.
Interest h.-oi been heightened by sir
Thomas Lipton winning tho first race
Thursday, and New York bay today
v as black with bonis bearing thou
sands to witness the second classic of
tho 1920 series.
Lnder racing rules, today s contest
will- be a triangular 30-mile affair
ten miles to each log, starting and
finishing at the Ambrose channel
lightship while in Thursday's race
then- were but two fifteen mile Ii ga
The addition of another turning point
Shamrock IV wltll two victories to
Win If she is to lift the America's cup,
and Resolute, with a duty of taking
Ibree rues, both swung at their moor
ings, trim and fit after mishaps on
countered tho first day. Unlike Reso
lute which had to drop her sails for
8 tow back to tho Hook after a hal
yard and gaff broke Shamrock Was
able to sail victoriously over the line
despite B weakened bowsprit which
forced lowering of al) heudsalls ex
cept her stavsall
.l.(. ) ER 1M. NS
While Charles Francis Adams, II.
skipper of the American sloop, was
t!guilng out bis day s strategy. Cap
taln William p, Burton, aboard sham
rock, also was going over Ins plans In
detail For the handicap of six min
utes and forty seconds which lhe chal
lenger must give Resolute to compen
sate for a greater sail area, second
are more precious than gold to the
1 trltlsb C01 Inl hlan.
Weather Indications promised a
slow race, although beach combers
said the wind probably would haul
Into the southeast by .the time the
sloops reached tho starting line
A southeast breeze would glvC the
yachts a beat to windward on the
first log of the triangular race, 8 broad
1 each for the second anrl close reach
for the third log.
A Blight base lay over the sea that
shimmered In the sun which burned
brightly In the clear skv.
Canvass covers were stripped from
the boom:; on both yachts early today
and the crews tailed on the muln sheet
In lusty lively fashion.
Shamrock was tho first to get her
Shamrock will not carry In today's
rnee the Nicholson Jacket, designed to
prevent back windage from th main
sail. Thr pup committoiis informed
Captain Iiurton If tbe Shamrock cur
ried the Jacket in future ruces she!
would have to be re-mrasured.
Captain Burton and Designer ich-'
olson said this morning thai five I
(Continued on l'age Two.) 1
UNCLE TAKESTN I
SIGHTS WITH 20 !
CHICAGO, July 17 John A.
Manget, Atlanta, Ga., cotton
planter, left Cincinnati for Nia- j j
gara Falls today, accompanied i '
by twenty of his young nieces
and nephew:, with whom he has 1 I
been touring the western states j j
by automobiles. When Mr. Man
get arrived with his twenty 1 I
companions ranging in age
I from 8 to IS years he explained I
that each year he takes his I
young kinfollu on a trip to a
different part of the United
States or Canada.
"I am a strong advocate of
seeing America first," said Mr.
'Manget, "We have been
through the west this year, pay-
1 ing particular attention to Yel-
lowstone park. ' '
LOS ANGELES IS
Chimneys Shortened, Water
Mams Twisted and Traffic
Interrupted by Quakes
I LOS ANGELES, July 17. Four'
1 earthquake shoots of varying intensity j
formed the total of yesterday's seismic
disturbances here, and although the
lu.-t one ranie after ,6 o'clock lhe city
Kui resumod . or ::ct,'c:illy ,J.npmal
aspect." brrore berllime The theatres j
attracted their usual crowds, the
streets were filled with pedestrians
and yhMcIi and there appeared few :
surface indications of any remaining
The physical marks left b the tre
mors, while many, were relatively
slight Some chimneys were shaken
down; much plaster was jarred loose;
I dishes and ornaments were broken:
la few earth slide.' ccrurred. one where
It interefered with traffic; and there'
j were oth 1 annoyances, such as short-11-ned
chimneys and twisted water
'mains, taht interfered with the prep
aration of meals in some parts of the
LIST OF INJURED
A list of those Injured by the quake
itsulf would be barren; but It brought
j in its train 80tn. records of s-lism
IhtirtS, due to falling objects Jarred
I down .on the he.ds of pedestrians to I
jams occurring III stores and other
public places where customers and
workers alike nought to hasten to the
open air when the buildings swayed;
a;id to attacks of hysteria and nervous
ness which filled ever store emer
gency hospital and taxed the facilities
! cf the city first aid stations. No ac-
j curate estimate of either mone dam
age or physical injuries will ever be
made. Ibc authorities believed, because
scores of minor hurts nd losses will
LASTS 40 MINUTES
WASHINGTON, July 16. The first
'of the earthquake tremors reported
by the seisniogr;-ph at Georgetown
I university, the instrument Indicating a
total duration of forty minutes The
I initial disturbance was noted at 12:20
p. m, and continued until 1 p. nv
I i'he greatest disturbance was between
12:32 and 12:34. Observers at thei
university computed the movement to 1
(have occurred at n distance of at least
iSCO miles from Washington.
The second anc thud shocks ft It ill
lius Angeles were not recorded at the
' COMMERCIAL AIR LINE ON
1 PACIFIC COAST PLANNED
LOS ANGELES. July 17. Aerial
passenger and mall service between
Los Angeles and various California
ami Arizona points and possibly as far
north as Oregon, is planned for the
near future l a commercial aviation
compan with lif;utiunrtcrs here ac
cording to an announcement today
Five planes Of the latest model have
been purchased al s cosl of J30.000
each. Tho upkeeip of these planes Is
BO Uiw, it Is said, that air fare sched
ules which will nearly COmpetl with
railroad rates will be inaugurated
Two of the planes are expected from
New York about July 25.
ONLY PART OF EXPRESS
WORKERS WILL GET RAISE
CHICAGO, July 17. Only 2.500 em
ployes of the American Hallway Ex
press com pan;-' will bv affected by the
decision to be handed down Tuesday
by the railway labor board, James J.
Forrester of the Brotherhood of Rail
way Clerks, anel a member of the
feeleral board, announ ed today.
The '...ihi include blacksmiths, ma
i htnlwlH, electrical workers and the ir
apprentices and helpers, he Skid
TEN DAYS GIVEN 1
Allied Note Bluntly lnforms 1
Turkey There Are No Two I
Ways About It. 1
FEW CHANGES MADE f
IN TEXT OF TREATY
fghanistan Laying Claims To r
Being Greatest Moslem f
Country of World. J
LONDON, July 17 (Bv The Asso- f
elated Preai I- A threat to drive the t
Turk from Km ope. oiu e and for E
Is contained in the aKieel reply to the f
Turkish obje i tions to tho pi-aco treau.
made public here today Such action L
might follow Turkey's refusal to sSrii f
the treaty or fier failure to give it ef-
U- t the reply states. F
The time limit for TurkeV lo make f
known her decision expires at mid- r
night July 27. p
The allies have arranged to deliver f
this reph. which lakes the form of ?n f
ultimatum, to the Turkish peace dele. I
n In Paris this afternoon. Th
Turks are Informed that ther must 1
Blgnlfy their willingness to sijfn tho 1
peace treaty within ten days, failim;
which the allied powers will take
slfch action as they may consldef ill
necessan in the circumstances."
The allies made some minor modi-
Mentions In the treaty after the Turku j
had presented their protests, but it is J
understood that these modifications
do not materially affect tho original i
d ra ft. I
The allied reply Is couched In the f
i bluntest language and says:
I jl' the Turkish government refuses 1
, to sirrn the peace still more, if it
finds li self unable to re-establish Its
, authority in Anatolia or give effect lo gH
: the treaty, tho allies, in accordance
with the terms of the treat, mav be LLX
driven to consider this arrangement
by "Jectlnu- the Turks from Eurooe J
once and for all." M
i BKsfcvf!ii'r'v" -
CONOTAm'lWUWJk July M.(Bv
, yhtAsaoeiated PjejsJ Afghanistan MmW
n claiming to he tho greatest Mo- j
ii "i coTihlry, an.i the fSmir of iMghsm II
istan is working to .succeed the stil- ilkiiiH
, tan of Turkey as Commander of the IbbHH
I PWthful, according to rumors reach- fH
I ing this nt f,-0m .ngora. where a fiH
scries of Pan-Islamic conferences
have been In session for ' several iiiiiH
This congress, in which represents
tives of Afghanistan. S.s rla, Turkey
Arabia. India. Persia. Azerbaiiaii' fUWL
nmea. Egypt and Tripoli are parti- f&lllH
cipatlng. is said to be concerned chief- 7 kl
ly with filling the office of Com man-
der of the Faithful in such a manhei
, -is t.) f 1 1 r the .Moslem world.
FAG END OF TORNADO
CAUSES MUCH DAMAGE
NELIGH, Neb. July 17. The fag end i
Of a tornado struck Neligh shorth
after 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon,
causing beayy property damage, but
so far a known no loss of life or se
vere injury. Trees were uprooted,
buildings unroofed and telephone poles
blown down Some of the streets of
the town are impassable on account or
the piled up wreckage Plate glasc
windows were broken In many of the
business houses. 1 he storm is re
ported tei have been much woree in
the country, districts east of here.
Where a heavj hail accompanied lh
wind. A passenger train on the North
western railroad was in the thick of
the hail, every window on one side of
the train being broken
At St. Edward, south of here, the
hail storm Is said to have been th
worst ever i xp rienced there, damage
to buildings and crops being ci
A report v. hkh cannot be confirmed
is that Norfolk and the country aro-ni 1
there has been badly devastated Wires
are down In the. vicinity of Norfolk,
as noli ns in io ns cast of here.
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SANTA FE SHOPMEN WILL
PUT IN NINE-HOUR DAY
ALPUQl BRQUE, N. M , July 17
Employes in the machine and car
simps on the entire Santa Ec system
agreeij today to work nine hours per i
day, Instead of eight, beginning Mon
day, until the shortage of equipment
Is overcome. W. S. Patterson, system
secretary of the International Associa
tion of Machinists, announced. The
present emergency is said to be due
to a shortage of rolling stock and in
BELA KUN AND REDS
ESCAPE DEPORTATION CAR I
BERLIN. July 17. Bola Kun, for
mer Hungarian communist dictator
and a number of other communists
w ho were being transported from
Vienna to Russia bv way of Germany
escaped from the train on the way to
German near Oderburg. a frontier
station on the Sllesian-Czccho-Slo-vakls
border, according to a Brcslau
dispatch to tho Berliner Zeltung to-4ay.
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
BUYS COAL CORPORATION j!
LYNCHBl'RG, Va.. July 17. The 1
Banner Fork Coal corporation. In Hai - i
l.,r. lounty Kentucky, was purchased
by i he Ford Motor company, of De- I
ti'oit, for $1,500,000.