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I -.ftieth Year-No. 26cT OGDEN CITTTuTAH MONDAY EVENING,OCT OBER 4, 1920. LAST EDITION 4 P. M.
TLJ'ERE is a picture of P. W. Galbraith of Cincinnati. Ohio, wfco
was lrti'(l ii the position coinmaudei of the Ameriqaii Le
gion al its recent convention. lie Bucceeds Commander d'Olior
1 i nd lakes bliarge at a lime when the organization sets out n IpS
m -7rij"r -- . - i-
T NV GLBGA7H
p- Uncle Sam Takes Steps
To Make Flying Safer
I For Sky Mail Carriers
iffj! By George B. Waters, Staff Correspondent.
j WASHINGTON, Oct. . While four pilot s of the air mail serv-
ice have been killed recently while flying all-metal planes, experts
of the service believe they have discovered how to correct the faull
r in the planes. Meanwhile the Bervicc bus discontinued flying four
other all-metal planes
B These new planes. It was slated at
the All Mall Service today, have a
: rough motor, caused from high com-;
pressioti. making the plane capable of
B reiuarkablo performance In efficiency!
B for the small amount of gasoline used.i
Hi The vibration la gr il and by shi
LV the gasoline linen from the tank to,
Hr - kiih . tl "i
fl J gasoline leaks out. Instead of going
SSjli i into the carburetor. This -auses a
Bwrfl J lean mixture In the carburetor, re-1
Pfl . suiting in backfire, which ignites the
; i ' gasoline. 1
l - BEING CORREI I I D
mam This Is being corrected by removing;'
BUM a section of the copper gas line iind
Qtt replacing it with rubber tube. Then
BBl over the entire line two layers of tape
and sheilas will be placed This
HH1 should prevent further loss of life
BftB from this cause, experts suy. Kx :ept-
HHfl Ing thla defect, these planes are said to
fl be the best made today. They lift
81 as much with 185 horse-power engines
as others in the service do with 800
The four flyers killed recently
SLH could have saved their lives, had they
been flying nigu enough, It la be
lieved tire in a plun. can b, ut
o bj 1 "ning It on ita side and "sllde
rilpplng 2000 feet.
No explosion takes place in the air.
experts believe. This happens when
the flyers are overcome with fumes
and let the planes hit the ground hard.
These met a I planes arc supposed to be
H The men killed recently were. .Max
Hp. Miller, pilot, September 1. at New
NflBP )ils in. ( Walter
September 14, at l'eniberton, , hnd
MMB Russell Thomas, his mechanician.
IH Jioth crews, were in Junker-Ltrsen all-i
H, metal planes.
SIX OTHERS KILLED
HH Since the air mall service was In-'
HH augurated, May 15, 1918, six other
HHJ pilots have been killed actually carry-;
HH ing niall They were:
HHJ K. Mefusker, at Cleveland. May 1'".,
HHJ 1919, DeHjaVlland plane. He just wit-
HH nessed an accident In which another
HHj pilot was horribly burned and, when he
jHHJ saw smoke, he Jumped 200 feet to save
HH himself similar fate
HHJ C. w. Lfeiriborne, al P.ellcfonte, Pa.,
HBfl July 19, 1919, DeHavlland plane, fiy-
DJ i i ik In l id weath- r; is.' i . n I; n. .
9HJ L. W. Doty, near Lialtlmore, net. 15,
HMl 1919, Curtlss K, struck tree makltiK
1 J. P. Charleton. at LotiK Valley. N. 1
J.. Ocl. 20. 1919, DeHavlland plane, hit
top of mountain while descending
R. W. Stoner, at Rhick Oak. lnd .l
rSBKt March 10, 1920. DeHavlland piano.1
;HB making landing in had weather!
f' 11 C Sheloi k, M Newark N J
iUH March 2i), 1999, PeHaVlland plane.'
djjH flying Id flne weather, failed to ob-!
' out inue,! J i. in Pag( Two.) ,
WITH BIG CASES
Farm Loan Act and Newberry
Election to Come Before
WASHINGTON. Oct. 4. For th
first time since 1918, President Wilson
received today the justices of tho
United Stales supreme court, who call
ed to pay their respects. The couit
convened at noon after Its summer re-i
cess and lnmedlatcly adjourned until
tomorrow so the justices might islt
the White House.
The annual visit to the president
was omitted last year because of Mr.
WASHINGTON. Qct. 4. The 1'nlted
Btatea supreme court reconvened to
day to find a docket crowded with im
portant case. Resides anti-trust suits,
matters pending included further :it
tacka on the prohibition amendment,
suits to test the constitutionality ot
the anti-profiteering section of the
food control act and of the federal
farm loan act and appeals in the New
berr election ease
With the federal woman suffrage
amendment ratified, court offlel.ils o
pected teste of Its constitutionality
would reach the 'ourt this session.
Anti-trust suits against the East-
man Kodak company, the Associated
Bill Posters and Distributor.- of the
I Dited State and Canada. American
pan cbmpany, Southern Pacific com
pany and tho Keystone Watch Caae
compfiny will I... postponed temporari
ly by agreement of counsel.
1 niier eases of coneo,uenee before
the eourt are those Involving the con
stitutionality of provisions In tho 1919
'' ' r '" ' " : "IK .Ml ...Me ta oil pi of -
its derived from child labor the boun
dary dispute between Oklahoma and
Texas and the cast of tho United Shoo
Machinery company, originally Insti
tuted by the government in st. iouis
under the Clayton act
TEXAS GUARDS LEAVE
GALVESTON NEXT FRIDAY
UAI.VKSToN. Texas. net 4.
Troopa of the Tepcga national guard, on
duty here since June ". When the cltv
was plaeed under martial law, will bo
withdrawn October x. inigadier Gen
eral l r. Walters announced today.
ARRIVAL OF RUSS GOLD PROBEE) I
'may be part
1 Of PROPAGANDA
1 FUND, BELIEF
Department of Justice to Learn
Who Sent and Who Got
REPORT GIVES CLUE
Arrival of One Third Million
First Shipment Since
j WASHINGTON, (Jet. 4. Inquiry In-;
j to the source of the recent ehlpment
I of Russian gold to the United States1
, has been ordered by the department of,
justice. Belief exists at the department
I that the gold may Dc a part of the
! Russian Bolshevik propaganda fund.
Receipts of tho shipment . totalhn"
j $33fl,i)jii was announced laet week b:
! tho federal reserve board in its peri
odic statement On gold imports and
, xports. This was the first Bhipmenl
.of gold from Russia to the United
'States slnre late In 15U6. t f flcials of
the hoard today s u. tli.-y bmj npt
'identified the shipment or its consign
The federal reserve board's state
ment contained an lt-m merely record
ing receipt of the gold from Russia
, lr Europe. As there are the small
1 province.. of Russia In Europe which
are not under soviet control, federal
j officers maintained that it was not I
I likely that they were sending out even
a comparatively small consignment of
gold because of iIum financial condl-,
Federal reserve board officials sug-1
tgcsted that the shipment might have I
I been one whic h wus started to Ihlei
country before America's declaration
BANDITS SURPRISED WHEN
HOLDING UP GAMBLERS
I TOKIOi Oct, -. Japanese troops
have been sent to Hun Chun, a town1
in Manchuria, near the Korean fron
tlet, which was raided by bandit! 00
Saturday. Reports received lo-re state
'that the attacking party consisted of
Ruailan Bolahevllcl, Koreans and Chi
nese who are bitter against Japan,
i Ten Japanese were killed ami
wounded daring the attack, while 4&;
of the party were killed or Injured.
Among th. slain were Superintendent
YaaaaUdi, of the Japanese police sta
tion: Inspector Kato and his if--Vice
Consul Akisu was seriously I
I wounded and s seore of houses in the
Japanese quarters were bunked
CZAR'S YOUNGER BROTHER
HIDING IN SIAM, REPORT
PARIS. xt. 4. Grand Iuko Mich-;
iae Alexandroviteh, of Russia, youngei "j
brother of the lu I Kmperor Nicholas,
was not assassinated i the Molshe. j
vlkl. a.s' bus boon reported, but la now
in Slam, according to Nicolas Breshko
lit esehkovsk a (tusslan author, writ
ing in the Figaro. He asserts the
grand duke escaped from Peim. where
he "as Interned by the Bolshevlkl,
and fled to tbe depths of Siberia Later
he reached Slam after a long adven
turous voyage, and was rocelved by!
Kinq Chaq Fs sfaha Vajlravud, who
married a Russian lady while finish
ing his military education in Petro
grad. n n
53RD DAY OF FASTING
FINDS MAC SWINEY WEARY
LONDON, Ocr. 4. Terence Mac-!
Swiney, lord major of Cork, passed a
i fair night at Brixton prison, havitiK
ihad several hours sleep, but It does
not seem to have refreshed him much.l
".ml .i bulletin Issued this morning by
the Irish Self Oi termination league.
Doctors did not find much change In
the condition of the lord mayor, ex-
cept that he is very weary, the bulletin
adds This Is the 53rd day of Mac
Swiney's hunger strlke-
A bulletin Issued it the homo ofi'ie.
this forenoon stated the lord mayoi
wus not so well yesterday, but after
some sleep last night, appeurcd to be
better t his morning.
ASK CANDIDATES TO PICK
PARTY MAN FOR HARMONY
CHICAGO, Oct. 4. John Maynurd
Harlan, for whom a petition as a gu
! bernatorlal candidate was filed in
Springfield, Sunday night sent a letter
I to Len Beall and Lieutenunt Governoi I
John O, Ogleeby, candidate for the Re
I publican nomination for governor, usk-l
lire them to withdraw from the raca In,
the Interests of harmony and Join with
'him In selecting n candidate who would
be. acceptable' to all fnetions of the
SLUMP IN MART
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Oct.
; j 4. Flour prices continued their
downward trend when mills ef
fected a reduction of 10 to 60
cents i barrel for family pat
ents here today. One larrjo
mill's quotation wh reduced to
day from $12 15 to $11.55 a bar
rel while another which low
ered its price half a dollar Sat
I urday, made a further cut. of 10
cents, making its pne;? SI 1.30 a
barrel The low wheat market
is responsible for the decline,
SCARE ON OIL
Lanri Given British Refused
First bv U. S.. Mexico
MF.XICO CITY. Oct. 4. Petroleum
concessions recent v given to Alfred;
Mackenzie, a British subject In Lower
California, have ben Investigated and
rejt cted by L'nited state- oil operators
areordlng to newspapers here.
Reports recently printed in this cil"
stated British Interests had virtual
control of the oil Industry In Rower
California, and that the Japanese stoddj
in the same position in the state of
Bonora. Inquiry, hoeever-, developed
the fact that l'nited Slates corpora
tions control twice ns much territory
111 Lower California as has leen turned
over to the British.
The concession recehttt granted to'
Mackenzie ineludcs a strip of territory
extending along the I'aelfle side of the
pi ntnula from l'on;;i d- Caiman to
Santo Tomas, American interests.;
however, hold oil CODCeBVlons further,
down the coast and extending from
Ponta de CanOgS southward to thej
-7th parulle' of latitude. other .on
cessions have been Americans between
Santo Tomas und the C.llfornla fron
tier. n the Gulf of California sldeo f the
peninsula the Hat land oil company, an
Independent concern, which has been
operatlg In the Oklahoma fields, has
Secure control of important territory
Japanese oil men bave taken three
concessions in Bonora for the purpose'
of testing the territory.
AIRPLANE COLLAPSES IN
FLIGHT, TWO KILLED
RAG RANGE. I ml . Oct. 4. Dev on
Bartholomew, 21, Waterloo, lnd.. and
Cecil Kels. Mibindo. lixl., were kill
ed Sunday wlu,'ii an airplane owned by
Bartholomew collapsed at a height of I
3"iiu teet and crashed to tile ground.,
Impresaid h voung Hartholomew's lu-
t-T :tt III .i. r.Ml.iUtl. s I be buy's father
moi tgaged his farm to pay his son's
tuition at a flying school and purchase
the airplane In which he has been do
inp exhibition flying.
FRENCH AERIAL SPEEDER
WILL ENTER RACE HERE
PARIS, Oct. 4. Sadl Lecolnte, the!
French aviator who, on September -S,
won the James Gordon Bennett cup al
Btampes, will soon visit th.- United
States where he will engage in air
plane races ngalnst famous American
aviators, says the Rxcelslor.
SIX MASKED MEN ROB
PATRONS OF N. Y. CAFE
NEW VuRK, net. 4. Six masked,
bandits lined uu 45 patrons of a l.enoxj
avenue cafe early today and robbed
them of valuables and iewelry valued I
at more than fiMOii. They eluded al
policeman by dushlug down a sulnvav
station an. I leaping to the tracksi and!
raced away ahead of un on-comingi
PRINCE LEAVES BERMUDA
ON HOMEWARD CRUISE
HAMILTON. Bermuda. Ocfc. 4. I
'I'h0 prl i Wales sglled for Eng
land last night on the CCUlSer Renown'
after U thi.-e days' vlst to tht- Ber-1
niuds The Renown is due Ports-1
mouth irtoher 11
CLUES LIKELY I
TO RESULT IN
Police Find Dynamite in Pos
session of Alien Nabbed in
BOASTS OF DISASTER
CAUSED IN WALL ST.
Government Agents Take Up
Chase With Additional
PITTSBURG. Pa.. Oct 4. Informa
tion obtained from Elnreen Zelenuka. '
or Brooklyn, arrested here last night
w ith a Quantity of dynamite In his pos
session, may pad to a solution of the
Wall street explosion, aecording to 'o-.
cal police and government agents.
Ouet lonlug of ZeletWka who was'
; iki ti at ;i hotl after a fSght with the
police, continued until early this morn
ing, il.' had been en route from Cin
natl to Now York.
Authorities were reticent as to ihe re
suit "f ihrir inicatloning but it wan
.l.iliin il. . Im-s Zelenal i furnlshid may j
Lead to acoree of arrests in Brooklyn
dtid N w York
si spi, n trs Rl M Kixs
ZlenallS is nuoted as having said to
Te) them I will havo the stuff
Another remark attributed to him!
as he was being place,) In his cell was .
See what ve did in Wall street NVv
time it will be bigger and more terri
ble. The Inst was only a start."
Department of .luetic agents sald
today that thev had not questioned e
lenaka last night hceausi he seemed
B was Stated at the federal build-,
log that If the facts warranted. V. lea,
akti would be held under a fvderal,
barge, but if not would be likely pros
ecuted under the slate law for trans
porting explosives and having cxplo
8lv es In his possession.
in w i- tsspon i
NEW YiiRK. Oct. 4. Leon Conkel.
a steam fitter, the man who g.i v e the
Pittsburg authorities the Information1
which led to the arrest there last
night of Floreen Zeienaka, of Brook
lyn, in connection with the Wall street
bomb explosion, arrived here t.i..
from Pittsburg, to tell his story to thej
Importance was attached to Zelena
ka's arrest bv govi-rnnient agents, who
today searched the man's room In the
foreign section Of Brooklvn. They de
clared they leasned the prisoner had
left the room an hour before the Wall
-tree' . Xpluslon oil September 1 and
thai he formerly worked for the Her-1
CUleS Powder Company A suitcase,
filled with dynamite was found in Ze- 1
cnuka's room In Pittsburg.
Radical literature, a Russian pass
port of 191 K and a reddish yellow bag
were found In the Brooklyn room.
RAILWAY CLERKS OUST
GRAND VICE PRESIDENT
I IXCIXNATI. Oct. 4. The board of
directors of the Brotherhood of Rail
way Clerks has made permanent the
suspension .i ' I ran d Vice President J
V, Nelson, it was announced at the
International headquarters today.
Although a number tf technical
charges were sustained ugalns: Nel
son for alleged violations of the broth
erhood constitution and laws, it was
haul the principal Indictment was be
i suae of his ac tions In connection with
the "vacation" or unauthorized strike
that started last May on the Central
..I Georgia railroad.
Nels.in v. n suspended si me weeks
ago by the board. Because of his sus
pension, the board has placed Grand
Vice President James B. Hogsed. f
Denver, ColC, In charge of district
HOLD CHICAGO POLICE
AIDED LIQUOR THEFTS
CHICAGO, ort. 4. Chief of Police
Qarrtty on Bundaj began an Investiga
tion of reports that dosens of Chicago
policemen are implicated In Wholesale
"bootlegging" and are acting as guards
in Ho- Illegal transportation of liquor.
The investigation followed reports that
1175,000 worth of whisky. Shipped
hers from Louisville, k.. was stolen
from the freight yards and that each
of the dosen truoks used in carrying
the liquor awaj had a policeman on it
as a guard
i omplalntS have been received from
scores of persona that they have been
robled of lliiior shipmeuts. the chlfcl
aid, As s result. "Mik de Pike"
tlettler and Robert Perleon, his part
ner, both former saloonkeepers, were
arrested and are held under the state
earch and aelsure law-
BURN TO DEATH
IN FARM HOUSE
MERRILL, Wis., Oct. 4 Five '
children were burned to death
when fire destroyed the farm
home of Ed Nelson at Inna.
near here, early today. A sixth
:hild was painfully burned
The flames spread so rapidh
that escape of the victims was
impossible Indications point toj
jthe belief that all were asleep
ind that they were trapped be-
i'ore they received warning of
ANT! - AMERICAN
Nippon Statesman Blames
Polilicans in Both Countries
LONDON, 'ct. 4. Anti-American'
outbursts by the Japanese press are1
strongly deprecated By Karon Shinipeij
tJoto, former minister of foreign af-l
fairs, who hi. iv be japans next prem
ier. He refuses to lead an attack'
against the Japanese government over,
its American policy, and. in a state-j
inent to the correspondent of lu
ter's limited, expresses hope that a set
tlement of the anti-Japanese move-:
mi nt In California may be reached.
-I X w I III.' II11M1P
"The antl-Japanese situation." lie1
said. "Is merely a phase of the presi
dential election and Is part of the fen-'
eial question Which the WI-..-M --t.it.S
men on both Bides of the Pacific must
face with a v lew to securing .1 funda
mental settlement. The question of
ownership of land in California is non
the real issue, but only a part of thei
real Issue, which is a question of dls
Crimination, 'l'he Japanese people DlUSI
remain cool and refuse to permit the'
V'Ote-Catching politicians in either
country to stampede theni. while re-1
sponsible statesmen must later seek 1
proper solution of problem. It
must be settled honorably on both
sides and the Japanese must appeal to
the sensf. of honor and Justice of!
SERIOl S CONCERN.
The tension between the l'nited
States and Japan is Causing serious
concern to responsible Japam ,t.ius
mcn and to all the friends of both,
countries, who hope for a cessation of I
alarmist report s w hich are Influencing
both sides of the present controvert .
The Japan-American societv ha de
cided to send two members to Amen .1
to endeavor to secure ,, better under
standing Of the Japanese case in Cali
fornia and other Questions ami i allay
the feeling In America that Japan .
looking for trouble. These delegates
have been selected, but It still Is un
certain whether the mission would be
accepted. Meanwhile it hag been de-i
elded to cable s request to the Japan
society of New York to redouble lt
efforts in dispell the clouds on both
sides of the Pacific.
ALLIES FORBID AUSTRIA
TO UNITE WITH GERMANY
PARX81 Oot. Important meas-i
urcs" are to b,. taken to enforce the
terms of the treaties with German
ami Austria and prevent a union be
tween those nut ions should the Aus
trian plebiscite decide In favor of the
project, according to the foreign of
fice today, (The Austrian national
assembly on ctober 1 adopted unani
mously a motion calling on the gov
ernment to earn out within six weeks
a plebiscite on the union of Austria 1
Meanwhile it 's understood do action
win be taken with a view to prevent
ing the holding of the plebiscite untli
ii-VV.s are exch.illgeit between pranco. i
Creat Uritain and Italy to determine'
whether such a plebiscite comes un
der the ban of the treaties.
RECORD DROP IN SUGAR:
WHOLESALE NOW 121 2C
NEW YORK. Oct. 4. New record
prices for tho year wen established
In both the WW and refined sugar
markets this morning. Prices were
half a cent lower than ;it the clost
of last a'eeki Wjth raw sugar aelllng
on the basis o s . r 1 dtit.v paid, while
refined was quoted "t l-'l2 OMltS 1
pound by the Federal Sugar Refining I
com pn ny.
CHOKED TO DEATH I
BY BELT TIED I
TO RED POST I
Relatives Return Home to Find '
, Darius Flinders, Aged 11
FATHER AT LOSS TO I
SOLVE DEEP VYSTEfRY
Theory That Boy Contpanions
Were ResDonsiMe Said to
Mystery surrounds the death of Dar- 1
ins .Nathaniel Flinders, 11 years of 'V
ig-. s,,n of Mr and Mra Fred Flinders' II
Gram avenue, whose lifeless body I
was foundby relatives yesterdav af-
The boy had been strangled to death
by a corduroy belt which waa around H
his neck and alsfe around the post of a !H
bed lu the Flinders home.
First belief was that the boy was 1 H
tied by companions while at play and
questioning has resulted in the aban-
donmeni of this theory: LH
ill n i in ORY.
Another theory that Is receiving at
tentlon is the poasilblllty that the bol
surprised an intruder in the house an. I
the belt was used to silence the bov't
cries. The father, however, says no
thing was missing from the home. LH
"'e were oui rbiiiiR yesterday aft
ernoon." Mr. Flinders said today
' About 4 o'clock as We, passed Twentv -seventh
street on Washington avenue.
Darius asked to leave the auto to g
home and read. He was very fond of
After the boj left the car. we con
tttiued out to Thirteenth street to look
at a house we are building there, and
then returned to the house about i
o'clock. The folks went into the houst
I heard their cries and rushed In to- H
find the boy dead, but still warm.
m.l I I IKMi i I
"The :,i b.- ihro.it was
corduroy and belonged to a coat of
other effects of his. It was not th H
belt of the coat he was wearing ft -
"We questioned the boys of the
neighborhood and were told that the
did not play with Darius in the house.
We learned that he had played n thai
yard before going in the hourc and
had left his coat and hat outside. Tho
boys said that as they went away Dar-n-
was going into the house, and he
had shouted to them that he would
join them again soon.
"There is nobodj t" be blamed, it
looks like the affair will always he a
The belt was fastened in such a IbbLbI
waj th.it It does not seem possible th SH
i o i 'i havs dons it, himself.
Furthi rmore the bed was not liigh
enough to cause strangulation unless
the boy bent his knees, it would have
I. n possible for Hie boy to have been
strangled elsewhere ami then to have
MIGHT HAVE FALLE.N
"There is a chance that the boy was
putting away some belongings and that H
he -Hi I and fell and that tho belt
became tangleqj in such a way as to
Tin- lungmotor of the Ogden Fire H
departmenl waa used in an attempt to H
store breathing. Drs. Mark Brown
and II. E. Kobinson also sought to re
v the bov .
City Judge D. It. Roberta, ex-offlclo
i oroner, made an Investigation let
night ami questioned mans of the boys
in the neighborhood. He will conduct
his investigation further to determine
whether an inquest will be held.
Funeral services for the boy will be
held a l 2 o'clock Wednesday in the H
Second ward chapel. The body will be
U the home until the time of the fun-
VETERAN ARMY IN GRAY
HOUSTON, Tex. ct. 4. A gray
lad army sw.pi down uiu.n Houston
.today and. meeting with no resistance.
took the city.
The thirtieth annual reunion of the
i nlted Confederate Veterans wJH be-
iKln tomorrow and continue throughout
the week Simultaneously the annual
M inion of the Sons of Confederate
Veterans and the annual convention of
tho Confederate Veteran Memorial as
soclatlon will tie held
Plana win be made for the eotei
t. incut oi visitors of whom
between mmiii and 1 K.OOO will he old
The veterans are assigned as lb. MM
ai rlvc to "billets" In school houses nH
tad .a her public buildings. A mSRI lH
Itchen and ines-s tent, the latter with IJH
, sctiiig capacity of 240i persons.
been erected within three blocks
of the reunion quarters, where all ret
ernna .ire given their free. S