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Fiftieth YearNo. 237 OGDEN CITY, UTAH SATURDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 11, 1920. LAST EDITION 4 P. M.
Socialists and Troops Clash
I TRIESTE SCENE
I OF ENCOUNTER;
Reds Behind Barricade Chal
lenge Troeps to Engage
FIERCE BATTLE IS
k FOUGjHT IfJ STREETS
Quiet Restored When Soldiers
& and Battleship Draw Up
Hf TRIESTE. Sept, 10 (By the Asso-
elated Press. ) A Socialist revolt In
k which barricades were erected in the
streets and artillery, rifles, machine
"jB guns and bombs were freely employee
j'H l.i betv lot rs md
JH the military, broke out here this uf-
ternoon. Italian troops and naval
jH forces, however, had succeeded by
right o'clock tonight m completers r'
storing order. At that hou-' the troops
were patrolling the streeu and a de
TBV stroyer anchored i:i tho harbor cqiu-
Ii"""" nianded the public square.
FIGHTING SB 1RP.
The fighting was sharp while It last
ed The Socialists who were well arm
ed and supplied with ammunition,
i hallenged the troops to advance upon
their barricades. Hotii aides then
opened fire and sharp volleys were
jfjjj then exchanged. Several ot the jfol
k 'i. iliers were wounded )y bullets from
the riflos of the entrenched Socialists
i-Ji' v hi), numerous casualties occurred In
the Socialistic ranks.
Wd As evening approached the military1
drew artillery into position and pic-,
H pared for a concerted attack. Uefore J
SI tills was delivered, however. Civil Gov-
0 trnor Masconi sent an ultimatum toj
JS the Socialist leaders, ordering iheni (
jfl ;o withdraw from the streets.
I HUE Vi 1.1 l i t '11 E.
The leaders of the revolt ultimately
9 decided to bow betore the governors
fl threat of more drastic measures and
B 1 1 i ire down their och-
-fi. men! Thi carabineei and 1 1 i royal
H guards, who had been stationed in the
K vicinity of tho mil in the heart of the
populous section, which thfj Socialists
Wl had held thereupon wen Withdrawn
jfl from their barracks through tho
lM ptrcets, the men shouting cries of
.1 "Victory!" from their camions-
M i iii Governor Masconi issued an
H cider this evening prohibiting move-
ineiil In the streets after lu p. m. and
yt also forbidding anyone looking out of
gg windows In the San Glacomo district,
where sniping has been frequent. Tho
Socialists wounded had been taken to
si an Improvised hospital In the church
,,9 of San Qlacomo, wnero thej wen in
t'Jr. I I await the arrival of nurses and
uAp medical supplies.
MAIL PLANE DISABLED
ON SALT LAKE FIELD
M SALT LAKE, Sent. 11 Aerial plane
a 71, which arrived here late yesterday
fJM from San Francisco carrying 700
3 pounds of mall for eastern points, will
H not hop off for Cheyenne at noon be
fll cause of engine trouble, postofflec of
9 flclals announced tody. Tho stale the
H machine has developed cylinder Iimks
8 and that repairs will probably take
HI until Monday morning. There are no
H reserve planes at Salt Lukr
3j If repairs are completed Monday
wk morninr, the officials say, the machine
Ml will leave here for the east Monday
LANDS IN AJLAAJLFA KLLAA.
LOVELOCK Nev., S pt 11. The
transcontinental mall plane number
161, bound from New STork to Ban
7 ! Francisco, which was forced by dark-
ress to land here at 6 .30 o'clock last
4jj night, left thin morning for Reno at
'W 8:lo I "Hot J. Woodward made a per-
JLj feci landing in an nlftilfa field. The
mail was taken to tho Lovelock post -1
I. Office ad cared for thero overnight
CARRANZA ARMY LEADER
RELEASED FROM PRISON
MEXICO CITY. Sept. 11 General
Francisco de I'. Manel, commander In I
the state of Puobla at tho time thej
lato President Carranza fled from this
City, has been released from military
prison, where ho was Incarcerated I
with six other generals after the death'
of Carranza Immediately after hoi
had been ordered liberated, the gov-,
ernment directed that Rodolfo 1 lor- i
rero, commander of the troops that
killed President Carran.ii, be arrested,
according to report.
POLAND AND LITHUANIA
STILL TALKING PEACE
WARSAW. Sept. 10. (By the Asso
j elated Press.) NeKotlotlons between
Poland and Lithuania relative to their
frontier controversy continue despite
HH the advance of Polish troops In the
SUWalkl sector, which hus resulted In
the occupation of Krashapol and SeJ-
n wireless exchanges an believed
Hj to be progressing toward an amicable
! GOLD BARS ALONE
HANDLED ON THIS
JOB OF MOVING
, I NEW YORK. Sept. 11 Near-1
ly $300,000,000 in gold bars,
I said to be the largest amount of
?;old m any one place in the
, work' today, n being trans
I ferrcd from the sub treasury
! building to the new assay build 1
ing next door. Most of the gold
was melted from English sov
I ercgns and French 20 frnnc
; I pieces.
FANS HURT; CARS
! CRASH DM WAY
Second Serious Accident Oc
curs Where Employes Are
j NKW YORK Sept 11 Another
(serious aocident occurred today on the
; lines of the Brooklyn Rapid Transit
company, whosv employes have been
'on strike for two ve-.ks. Two trolleys
collided near Ehbetx fll Id during the
lush to the ball park this . itemoon
and thirty persons were reported Injured.
IN PROCLAMATION SPEECH
I'll ME, Etept ! (!: the Assoelat
ed Pr U i Tho ceremony of proclaim
ing the Italian regency of yuartere"
look place today before the palace In
th preSehce of O'Annunzlo's Kgion-
alrea and the townpeple. D'Annunsio
as head of the new state, took the
1 GsbrielC 1 t'Arinunzlo. firs', legion
alry of the Legion, proclaim the Italian
regency of Viuartere. I SWesx on this
sacred banner of youth, on this relic
of heroic blood, and enemy soul that
I will continue to fight with every
force and every arm until my last
breath against everybody and every
thing that this Italian soil may for
ever be united to Italy."
D'Annunsio addressed his soldier
and citizens before taking tho oath,
asking them if they desired to adopt
the now constitution, which he said he
Was obliged to submit to them before
September 12. owing to certain news
he had received from Paris The
populace received the announcement
with affirmative applause P'Anriunslo
then said' "I proclaim this regency
aa the devoted and armed Interpreter
of free will, expressed by acclamation
bj B majority of the sovereign people
in Plume. In parliament assembled
from thts balconv, where was announc
ed the liberation of the city on Sep
tember 12. 1919 anl where many times
was confirmed the eternal will of
Plume toward the mother country."
LOCAL RAINS PREDICTED
IN FIRST PART OF WEEK
WASHINGTON, sept U. Weather
prediction! for the week, beginning
Ppper Mississippi and lower Mis
souri . ..vj . Local rain and normal
temperature first half, letter half,
generally fair and considerably cooler
with probable fronts ocer northern
and areatern portions of this district.
Northern Rocky Moutaln and pla
teau regions Loral rains fir.U half,
latter half, generally fair and cooler
with tt probability of frosts.
Southern Kockr Mountain and pla
teau reKions Local rains first half.
generally fair later half; temperature
hHow normal, frosts probable l.ilier
half of tho week In elevated regions.
Pacific statesFrequent showor6
over northern und fair over southern
portions of this district; normal temperatures.
SOUTH AMERICA TO GET
GERMAN PAPER CLOTHING,
I BUENOS, AIRES. Sep) 11 An
announcement that a shipment of'
looO.Oon paper suits are due In Puenon1
Aires next week from Germany and!
'that they will bo sold at three pesos
tcr suit has caused some alarm In
the clothing trade, according to the I
La BSpoes predicts that the sale of
the paper garments will be unsuccess
lul, declaring thai thn men of Arneii
llna wilt not vvenr such cheap eloth-i
YOUNG GIRL FOUND BY
SEARCHERS IN FARMHOUSE
GLOUCESTER. Mass.. Sept. 11.
Mlsn Louisa Fletcher, of Indianapolis,
v. ho fled from the family summer
home; ai Gloucester on Thursday, was
found today at a farm hous near
I psvi i h
MORE ITALIAN 1
Three Blasts on Siren Signal
for Occupying Chemical
Works in Milan
Step Taken to Protect Metal
Workers in Their Confis
MILAN, Sept. 10. More thun 200!
chemical 'vorks here were occupied by,
workmen at a given signal today, and
tied flags were hoisted above, them on;
Orders issued by the chamber of la-I
The movement was carried out fol-j
lowing three blasts on a large slrtn. i
I Immediately jifterward ted fl.ics and
.banners bearing the Bolshevik em-i
lldeiiis of the hammer and scythe np-1
Lptarcd Tho workers obeyed tho or-I
der rroni tho chamber of iabor, not-1
I withstanding hey wen- rec sntly grant
ed wage lncrcn3i.-8 of from 6U to. TO I
cents per day.
m l.l RE EXPJt UNED
j The chamber of labor. In explaining
the seizure of the chemical works, de
clared tonight thai the move was not
In the nature of u real occupation of
the plants, but was simply n measurr
.which Wat necessary to guarantee'
I metal workers the materials they
need to carry on their miusto.
The new movement started in the I
largest establishment of the Piericlli:
firm, where Alberto Plerrelll an en-,
glneer. was captui ed ushort, time .ago.
tic is a son ot Senator Plerrell. bead
I or me nrm. A brother, as an aviator,
died in America during th. war
Ml si OBTAIN CREDIT,
De i" I'achl. a representative of la-
, boi unions, and Carlo Ua.zi delegate
of the National Syndicate of t'o-oup-orattve
Societies, have jiresenled to
S;gnor Labrlola. member of labor, a
memorandum urging the necessity of
forming a kind of national bank of
Ic.edlt with sufficient funds to expro
priata lands fiom its owners and In
dustrial works from employers
Under their plan the land would be
divided among small holders who
would be given unlimited contracts
which would extend to their heirs.
They as?rt this system would Incite
Informers to obtain the largest possi
ble returns from the soil. Industrial
plr.nts would be entrusted to co-operative
societies or syndicates formed by
workmen. In the formation of such
a bank the principle would be pro
claimed that iho state has the right
to expropriate all property tho value
I of which la due to labor.
BRUTAL ASSAILANT OF
WOMAN TEACHER SOUGHT
HARLAN. Ky . Sept. 11 Harlan
county authorities are attempting to
run down clues which might b ud to
arrest of the slayer of Miss Laura
Parson, 25 years old. of Lancaster,!
Ky., a teacher In the Pine Mountain
An investigation was made today
by county officers at a negro convict
road camp, near the place whore
the slaying took place. Meantime
Miss Parson's body was sent to Berea
The mutilated body of Miss Parsons
was found last night on a lonely maun
i lain trail near IMllon. K She had
been beaten, apparently with a fence
rail, assaulted and her throat cut. Sho
was las: seen alive when she left a
train at IMIlon for a six mile walk
over the Mountain road to ihe setUe
NEBRASKA PASTOR GIVEN
EPW0RTH LEAGUE OFFICE
CHICAGO, Sept 10 Announce
ment w;i received here yesterday of
the appointment of Rev. "W. ES, Urntz,
D. D . pastor of St. Paul s Methodist
Episcopal church, Lincoln Neb., as
secretary of the Institute and life work
department of the Kpworth League of
the Methodist BpSleopal church.
Dr. Gratz. a member of the Ns
braska conference, was transferred
from St. Paul Minn , to the headQUarv
ters of the Bpwotth League In Chi
cago. I Tho announcement came front Blah
lop Homer C Stuntz, resident bishop
I ai Omaha, Neb.
CHRISTENSEN WILL TALK
AT FAIR GROUNDS TODAY
KAMI I .VP. Mum, Sept. H. Parley!
Chrlstensen, Farmer-Labor candidate
for ('resilient was scheduled to speak
at th,o concluding day of ihe Minne
sota State fair her today H. will be
the fourth presidential candidate to i
BOLSHEVIK ATTACKS ON
POLISH TOWN REPULSED
WARSAW. Sept. 10 Polish nnd
Bolshevik forces continue the battle
begun iii the Lemberg sector several
days ago Bolshevik! attacks against
the town of Bjsk have been repulsed,
i ordlng to reports from the front.
LORD MAYOR OF
CORK DIZZY AS
FAST LASTS MONTH
LONDON, Sept 11. Terence ,
MacSwincy, lord mayor of
I Cork was still conscious this
morning although he passed a
very bad night ard wq in an
extremely exhausted condition
He was mfferwig severe pain in
the back and legs ond was com
plaining of dizziness, a bulletin
PROBE GEiTH OF!
Cocam Parties and Cham
pagne Orgies Figure in
Poisoning of Actress
PARI8, September 11. The French I
police have begun a thorough Invest!-j
gatlon into the death of I dive Thomas, i
American motion picture actress. who
.uiccumbed yesterday morning to poi
son tnken. It Is said, by mistake, sev
eral days ago. The authorities have
Issued a permit for the embalming
of the body, but as y t have not sanc
tioned. Its shipment ".o the I'nltedl
sturr: on lirmril ihe -it ei niyh I n M.iiiro-
tahia, vailing from Cherbourg Septem-j
investigation also Is being made by
the police of ainlster rumors of co-1
..ilne orgies, intermingled with eham-l
palgne dinners, which lasted Into thej
early hours of the morning, that have
been afloat in the American colony)
and among the habitues of the French
cinema world during the past week.
I-ast night In the 8ante prison the
police were closely questioning a man
named Spalding said to be a former
American army captain, who was sen
tenced to six months In Jail last Mon
day for vending cocaine.
In connection with the death of
Miss Thomas, the police say they de
sire to Interview Jack Pickford, mo
tion picture actor, and huiband of
Miss Thomns. and also a woman friend
of the actres.H who Is said to have ac
companied Idles Thomas during her
last pilgrim ige to the M,,i,t Marte
district Saturday evening. Mr. Pick
ford today left the Kit hotel, where
he had been stopping, and has taken
up quarters In the Hotel Crlllon. He
del lined to receive visitors today, The
physician who is in attendance on
Mr. Pickford said be was in a very
bad state of health
PROBE Is STARTED
Police Commissioner Uucrocq said
that ho had entrusted the Investi
gation of the death of Miss Thomas
to Captain of Police Calrou of the
first district. When questioned con-!
cernlng the ease, Captain Calrou said
he had not concluded his Inquiry, He
had received the testimony of tho
waiters, porters and chambermaids
at tho Kits hotel, where Miss Thomas
Is said to have taken the poison, hut
had been unable as yet to obtain Mr.
Plckford's accoun; of the affair.
Sev eral of Hie -Mont Martre resorts, i
which Miss Thomas visited Saturday
night, were subjected to a close in
, THIRD BIG NAVAL BASE
IN HAWAII IS PROMISED
HONOLULU, Sept. 11. Admiral I
.Hugh Hodman, commander tn chief
iof the pacific fleet, in n tpseoh her
Itodes declared that plans were being;
I developed in Washington to make a
ii.ial base of Kaneohu bay. on the
I windward side of Oahu He said the
trio. Honolulu harbor, Pearl harbor,
I and Kaneoha harbor, would accom-'
Iltodate any size fleet that would ever.
he stationed at Hawaii. Pearl harbor.
It was expected, he said, would be1
mads the permanent base of a flo-'
tills of destroyers.
STRIKE OF PLUMBERS IN
NEW YORK SETTLED
NEW YKK. Sept. 11. i officials ofl
the plumpers, fitters and helpers, local
No M. of the Amalgamated Metal
Workers of America, htSI night un-i
nounced that the strike or 2500 plumb
' rs. called here Scplembur 1. dad heen
settled and that all but f0 of thel
strikers had returned to work. A state.'
ment. Issued bv Walter Kelly of local.
No. 32, said the men wont back to
work with "all demand gi uit.-d " The I
nun struck for a wage of $9 a day
and a 44-hour week.
MEXICAN BANDITS AGAIN
TAKE BRITISH SUBJECT
MEXICO CITY. Sept. 1 1 Bertie
I C. Johnson, who te, ently escaped from
bandits under Pedro Zamora has been
. recaptured by Zamora, according to a
I war department announcement, John
son Is a Itrltish subject.
OHIO AWAY I
AT G.O.P. FUND
Republican Contribution in
State of Washington Topic
of One Speech
VIEWS ON RADICALISM
TOLD TO AUDIENCE
bovernor to Spend Sunday in
Seattle: Then Starts To
BELL1NG1IA.M, Wash., Sept. 11,
Further Information on Republican
contributions In this state was pre-'
sented here today by Governor Cox. ofl
r. lo, the Pemocratlc candidate. who
made iin early morning address here
upon his arrival from Walla Walla,'
read a copy of a letter purporting to
have been written by II F- Alexnn- j
der. as 1 chairman, finance committee
of the Republican party." reporting
under suiiscription allotments and re
questing cout ributlotis. The letter,
, Governor Cox said, was additional evl-i
d tii e hi support of his charges of u
Republican 'corruption fund."
Bl Y I PHI sini y
"Each day." said the governor, I
new evidence Is forthcoming at thej
senate Investigation at Chicago, evl-j
id nee from Republican sources, bear-1
ing out the charges j have made ofl
the creation of a huge corruption fund!
'.o buy the presidency At Spokane,
upon my entrance In the state of,
Washington, 1 wns met with a Question '
which 1 answered with the evidence
Irom immediate Republican sourcea m
Spolrone of ihe irssesjnnent and rpiola
v. hlch 1 had charged 1 now rend to;
you another letter from Republican1
sources showing the amount which hasi
bfcen raised at other places in this
State. The letter follows
"'Am making a last appeal fori
tutnls for the electl6n of a Republican1
president and congress. If you. as a!
business man. do not appreciate per
sonally the necessity of a return toj
'1 onstitutlon I am not going to of-1
fer any argument. Seattle has raised I
JOO.OOn of Its $06,000 allotment Prac-
tn ally every county has conn- through,'
WVersl having over-subscribed. Ini
I U rce county we haw raised only a
third of our uoia of jjo.ooo a num
ber of Seattle business men contribut
ion $L'000 each. In Tacoma we arc'
Unking lor a very modest contribution.!
Will you not mall me your check for;
o0o that we may complete our quota
and start an educational campaign ?
(Signed! " H p. ALEXANDER,
Chairman finance committee of Re-'
publican party "
EUTIt i.i 8 LEADI Rs.
Besides tho Republican contribu
tions and leaders whom he again crit
icized. Governor Cox. In his address
here, discussed the league of nations, I
' :dn .iIImii .i in I progressivtsm. His
speech here opened the last day of his!
Washington campaign and was the
farthest northwestern point to be
reached on tho candidate's western
swing." Relliughnm marked the first
leg of the trip From hero, aboard the!
special train of the Wushlngton state
committee, tho governors party turn
i l southward, with speeches scheduled '
at Mount Vernon, and Everett en route!
to Seattle, where It was planned to
travel forty miles by motor to Tacoma
for an afternoon speech.
si mi - in sj n pi
At Seattle tonight Governor Cox!
Will close his campaign lu this state
and leave about midnight for Port-'
lend. Ore., to rest over Sunday, make!
several speeches In Portland on Mon-!
day and then travel eastward to Bait
Lake City before turning westward
again toward San Francisco
M-a I SSI s RADIC VLISM.
In his disCUSfllon here of radicalism, I
the governor said:
"I hold I hut In the United States.
there is no call for an extreme radical
ism. Government must never be at
the mercy of a lower nor an upper
mob. but government must always be j
kepi responsible t the will of the peo
ple, if government Is fair, (hen there'
will be no special privilege and cqi -tainlv
no unfair advantage to anyone.)
There Will ! neither exploitation of'
the worker nor Injustice to the em-1
RED CrtOSS WOMAN GIVEN
HIGH POST AT CAPITAL
vSIIIN'GTi N, Sept 11 President
Wilson today appointed Mabel T.
Boardman, for many years S member
of the executive committee of the
Ann in in Led Cross, lo be a commis
sioner of the District of Columbia, ef
fective next Wednesday on the retire
ment of Commissioner BrownlOW, re
signed. The appointment makes Miss Hoard
man ihe first woman to be a member
of the commission, Which directs the
entire government of the district
(VIRGINIA CITY MINERS
GET RAISED TO $6 DAY
VIRGINIA CITY. Nev.. Sept, 11
The five-day strike of 500 miners wus
ended last nighl bj announcement that
tin mine operators had agreed to pay
a scale of $6 a day an increase of $1
over the old rate, which the miners
went out for. The Vlrglnln City m In
lets' union took no part In the Strike
ss Its contract with the operators had
NEW YORK, 3opt 11 When
Mrs. Joseph Vecchio saw her
baby fal! from a fourth story
fire escape last ni?ht she ran
out, panic-stricken, expecting to
see him crushed to dea.th But
' 3he found her child happily 1
gurgling in a cushioned baby
carnage into which he had
Republican Candidate Declares
Administration Guilty ot
KI. . Si pt. 1 1- Sena
tor Harding's campaign plan-, un
der serious discussion bj liriy
h-udor-. contemplate n peuklng
titp for the nominee to tt- la
, in, coo t w Mb addresses In all
tho western states when senators
arc i be clccti d this tall
in addition it Is expet ted that
Senator larding will make forrr
in rive speeches in the east late
in October. ih" western trip
would start (luring the last n ick
in September and probablj would
Include sildresst - at Indian ipobs,
Chicago, Louisville St. Louis,
Omabs Boise City, Butte, Spo
kane, Seattle, Portland San I ran
dacoi ii ingeles, salt Lake I Ity,
Denvi r. iklahoma I II j and u
number of otbei I tics.
MA EtION, O. Sept 11. In a double
barreled attack on the administration.
Senator Harding charged today that
Democratic officials had been guilty,
of "reckless Inefficiency" in their con
duct of the nation's business affairs
anil had sought through duplicity or
misunderstanding" to navo the I'nited
Stales surrender its Monroe doctrine
(n hecoming a member of the league
Ills own policy toward the business J
world, he declared, would put an end
to ineffective meddling" by the gov
ernment, wlpo out many wartime re
straints, seek readjustment of tariff
levies and taxation and establish a
new CO-Operation between government
and private enterprise. Having re
stored a condition of "sober business"
again, he added, he would summon
the aid of the ablest administrators
of the country to put tho government'
itself on an efficient basis.
Assailing the ' conspiracy of perfect
accord.' between the administration
and the Democratic presidential nom
inee to perpetuate war powers of the
cxecutlve. Senator Harding declared
tho government had been so twisted
oul of shape" that reorganization In
many of Its departments was necessary
before it could again fdnctlon prop
erly. Discussing the Monroe doctrine, the
Republican nominee asserted ihut the
Bngllsb and French texts ot the league
covenant apparently were in direct
contradiction, the termer bearing the
intimation that the doctrine was not
lo lie overridden lv anv provision of
tho covenant. while tin- French
phraseology clearly would make the
doctrine subordinate t the covenant.
Jn any case of dispute, he added, tho
league council undoubtedly WOUld de
cide the Krciv.h text was the official
"Une wiSAJM to be both charitable
anil considerate," he continued, "but
It Is hard to believe thai tins very
marked discrepancy was perpetrated
The senator's declarations on the
Monroe doctrine and on business is
sues were made in two front porch
1 Soei't UCfl IU llVIV(,.IUUIIO v. L MMWIHWl
i men from Chicago and several Allchl
: Kan and Indiana cities. Through
I them, he said he wanted to -end a
message of reassurance ' all Ameri
cans interested ill lilislm
SI CCKSS No IUMJ .
Depredating tho tendency to think
of business only in term.-. of "bUj
business.' the nominee declaied suc
cess in financial affairs should no
longer be held S crime, but thai tin
I people should realize that the sound
i financial conditions weri for the com-
I mon good He advocated the estab
lishment of a budget system in the fed
eral government, declared the postal
service must be put on a new oasis und
"We must repeal ond wipe out a
mass of executive orders and laws
! will, h tailing to serve effectively that
I purpose, serve only to have American
business In anxiety, uncertainty and
"We must readjust our tariff, and
this time with especial rsgaod for
the economic menaces to our American
ncrii iili ore.
READJUS1 i ITIC
"We must readjust our internal tax
ation, especially the excCSs profits tax,
I to remove the burdens it Imposes Upon
the will to create anil produce-, wheth-
DEMOCRATS ASK I
GIRLSFOR FUNDS, I
REPORTER SAYS I
Committee to Resume Inquiry
September 22 in Eastern '
F0UR WITNESSES FAIL
TO ANSWER CALLS
Women Employes of Interna)
Revenue Office Solicited,
CHICAGO, Sept. 11. The senate
committee Investigating campaign o$- N
pendltures completed Its inquiry here
shortly after noon loduy and recessed
jto meet either In New York or Wash-
I 'l.i n no ' ' .a IMttshnrp hsvn hoen BBBBBBbI
abandoned. Chairman Kenyon an- N
Four witnesses who failed to ap
pear today will be heard in the east.
They are William Wrlgley. Jr., Charles
Pies, both of Chicago; W A. Wood
ford. Cleveland, and George T. Carroll.
Elizabeth. N. J.
Mv (.IHl.s, FOR FUNDS.
How girl employes of the internal
revenue office at Aberdeen. S. D..
were solicited to contribute to a Demo
cratic campaign tund was described
today to the senate committee invest!-.-
hug campaign expenses today by
Miss Eunice Coyne, a reporter on the
Aberdeen Dally News. She said thi'
gil Is were asked for $40 each by E M
Watorbury. of Centervllle, S D., who
cume to Aberdeen and described htm
self as an agent of Clarence M .
i (her of J. Walter Mee. revenue col
lector at Aberdeen. Miss Coyne said
the girls were also told that Clarence
Mee waif chairman of a slate wide or
ganisatlon engaged In collecting Dem
funds. According to Miss Coyne, the first
Information on the occurrence came
through a letter received by Miss Ma-
.on Armantrout. a st-ynographer.
which said that "office holders" were
being asked to assist the Democratic
treasury. She Identified a published
opy of this letter, but said the orlg
llnal was n fused her by Miss Arman
, i routs mother. The witness named
I.Ida Young, MaTlon Kennedy, Slgrid
Holland, Jessie Burchard. Grace Cur
tis, Ruth Kelly, and Dorothy Smith
as other civil service employes of the
revenue office who had received let
tors. It then developed that the en
velopes had been addressed merely
"city" ami that the missives had been
delivered at the girls' homes.
SEN l oils SHOCKED.
"There wns one cent due on each,"
"Wh.it" exclaimed Senator Kenyon,
"did they even ask the girls to pay
postage on the letters?" and he and
Heed and I'omerene agreed
that the episode was "despicable and
The testimony indicated that the let
I rs named no definite assessment, but
that the young women were each ask
ed for $40 when they. called on Water
bury in response to the letters. Sev- H
era! signed checks for the amount, H
but others gave post-dated checks on
partial payment plan. The salaries
I of the girls were fixed at about $120
a month each.
VOU M KY OKU KINf.. I
Miss Jessie Hurschard. one of those
W ho gave $40. described the iransac
Itlon, however, us a purely "voluntary"
Miss Burschard said the letters
icquosted the girls to call on Mr, Wat-
rloirv at a room In an Aberdeen hotel
and that about a dozen of them went
there together Six of the dozen. She
said, gave $40 each at that time.
.Miss Hurschard. whose home is in
..Minneapolis, denied she had been ad
let d by counsel not to answer the
ommlttee's summons as reported to
Ser.atoi Kenyon -ti-rdav. Chief of
jl'ollco Walker, of Minneapolis, sent a
patrolman to advise her to come to
I lit ago, she said.
A Statement Issued by Senator Edge
I last night declared:
"I am convinced that the commit
t e Is simply becoming the vehicle for
all types of Insincere political charges
'and rumors for partisan effect." In
his opinion, he continued, and In the
'light of the evidence, "Governor Cox
has been given even more considcrn
ftlon than his irresponsible charges
trranl It makes no difference what
witnesses testify under oath, if such
testimony displeases (tovernor Cox. he
at once proceeds to villi f y them and
apparently no one tells the truth but
himself. The situation Is unparalleled
in American politics, t'nder such cir- J
eumetances what can possibly be gain- J
i d by following his BO-called leads fur
tinr'.' Governor COS owes It to the
American people to withdraw his ex
vacant statements or stand convict
ed of descending to the most desplos
l ie type of professional politics imag-
Senator Reed said In reply:
"I have no comment to make on our
investigation at this lime. The duty
oi committee Is to investigate and
report to the senate what it find
when the Investigation Is over anil to
pursue any other course Is in my opin- N
or that win i.s the will of ;hc big coi
poration. the small corporation, or Ol
I "We must give government co-op-.
elation to business, we must protect
' American business at home and We
I mnis aid and protect it abroad by tin
ipbulldlng of our merchant marine
and, restoration of our self-respect- fH
ing measure of American protection to
her .'uimiv wherover they may go
upon righteous errands.
We must build our economic life
Into new strength and we must do
It so that our prosperity shall not be
the piospentv oi profiteers not id
"American business has suffered PH
from staggering blowf."