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C1 OGDEN CITY, UTAH, SUNDA YOr 1922 19
nAH'S FLOOD PROBLEM GROWING
S?aM A A A
MJRTIS ALLISON TO BECOME CHIEF OF POLICE
: L For Packing Com-
Sf'w Seeks Dismis,c,al
Ik V L Contends Ex B;:ik
Emecl Over Securi-
? ?Mwithout Duress.
son Sat u
HojJPls si r. i
ml!rLfe an' i
f ,- , E at $3""
' BhC O; den 1 1
" Xt ii'
c of i r-jiilm: ! pro
their return on ihi
mm so.v-si 1 1
I the cri i ii inaj
B Agoc- i ted with
pine. Howell Stljji
Kruentlng i h pa
jred a n i r rum -
Sounds lh was
to constitute a catfse
Ivor of Plngree. In his
IB N. Kimball then ud
f until Monday after
lock when the motion
lines for the cross
ras Dr. J i : Motrell
l was called to the
rney Wade M. Johnson
show that Plngn at
physician's cure sbort
jaigned Ihc contracts
for the turning "ver of
R EX li J I),
loiiing Dr. Morrell stat
tendfd Pingrce at Hi :i-urin-
May, 1920, when
hlffering from inflam-J
leg. The physician said;
icrvous and anxious to
nminatlon by Attorney!
Inc. the physician said!
lad a fever, was wor-l
Heed no abnormal men-!
Int Attorney DcVine:
Attorney Hem), ion
rid this morning h- wan!
ree had losl hi ni :
i, doctor, any vacancy
should havi been?"
MI" PI ..I I S
said he did not know
f the word "nip ' and ;
rree wa troubled with
ee weeks, was nervous
A,Kwafc' tin n
W by Pint-,-.
i"' -i oin-
'::'mF'' KRGl MI V s
wnpiainn' .j.-,,,,, , i
jMBP th" defend i . T nur
1" relief r. i,,
PTdK o f " : '
,m 0; ln 1
Tnf r."'"'"' ,,f " ""in ..ffi-
3H L KrC'1 "s dreet..r ,.r-i-
1 Comr Jant 1,v A fH
BBetr i, '""1' ' -ronrfull-,
Tei oUt "'3 arhl d
VKTon U or"I',r'.''. and the
SB i comrj: ' t -".I .he'
P uid Pr"'?1 rH ' 1 ".
rood faith act w;,? ' I
'y,UnrU"rt " lKo Tun, !
HARDING TAKES BONUS PLAN UNDER AIVSSEMENT
Jonathan Jones, Retiring
uinciai rraisea By uom
CHANGE ON MAY 15
"ext Chief Only 35
Years of Age But Is
Curlia I Allison, chief deputy and
deputy in the Weber county
RherlfFl department for the laU nine
veara is to be chief of the Oarden no
li. dep.-irtment, effective May 15.
This announcement was mude yes
terday by City Cbinmisstoner Oscar
B .Madson, who soifl that Chief of
Police Jonathon Jones will resign,
d ii.- tn illness.
' . tiiinlsMloner Madson said that
CfaJi I Jones resignation has been pre
d 'I'd will be submitted to the
board ol city commissioners Monday
Iphl after signing
Thi- appointment of Mr Allison to
; succeed Chief Jones will be made at
this rneettnc after the resignation of
;'hler Jones l read. Commissioner
M.ulson said, i
I Curtis Allison is 36 years of age.
Win r, he takes office he will be the
yppngest chief of police ever to hold
1 of fice in Ogden. it Is believed
mi r RESIGNS.
The resignation of Chief Jones
itatea thai owing to ill health whlcb
li .s prevented me from performance
I of mj duties I tender my rOBlgna
1 tlori In the board of city cominis
1 sionere: I do this with the beat feel-in.-:
( ward u u (Madson) and the
o. ii mission and with a sincere wish
for a successful administration by you
mi Ihc d part m. nt of public safet."
'hlef Jones has been confined to ill
home fur the las,! three weeks with
rheumatism, lio was repotted some
What improved yesterday, but Is still
PR WSi s RBI RING CHU I
In announcing the resignation yes
t. rdi '. Commissioner' Madson said,
t ht hS regretted very much the res-1
IgD . Ion of Chief Jones. "I hold t'hief '
Jones in the very highest regard,','
hi declared "No personal matter!
whatever has to do with his resigna
tion. The only purpose is what Is
b : ; for the department.
I have talked with Chief Jones;
personally about the matter -and he I
he assured me that if in any way'
no can oe oi assisiance to the police
department ht will i- glad to rendei
In regard to the appointment of Mr.
I Allison, Commissioner Madson said
TAKI s OFPK h MAY 18
"Mr. Allison will be appointed at
the regular meeting of the board of
con i ni lssioncr. Monday night lie will
fi. e May 15.
So far there has been no arrange-
rii.-nl mad.- a p. .hanges or appoinl-
Its In ilij department under th.
change. I expect to leave matter
lug. I t.. Mi Allison's discretion ln
(his reaped. His yeurn of connection
v. Lth the sheriff's department has giv-
i en him experience that Is very valu-
auie ro his new WOrJi, His dally con
i id with the criminal element and
tin mailer of law in this respect has
doubly .qualified him to head the po
j lice department.
Ll,lso vol G MAN.
"Mr. Allison Is young man, of
j very excellent character and unlver
i illy IM J by all with w hom he has
, ome in contact. He comes to the
l ollCe department lean ut."
In .'ommi-nting u...n hi-, appoint
ment Mr. A.I11SOH ald that uh yet he
has given no thought to appointments
" changes that might take place in
.bparlment nn.N-i hi: supervision
lie satfl that between the tlrnt of his
polntmenl and taking office he will
spend .soni" time at the police station
in familiarizing hlm-elf with hl new
duties He said the matter ha not
reached the point as yet where he'
could discuss policies or appoint-'
BORN IN OOAJjVUiLiE.
Mr Allison has been employed as
deputy and chief deputy In the sher-;
Iff S office since 1913 H mnrvmA
der T. A Devine. H C Itcnjon and
Sheriff Richard Plncock He has re
sided In Ogden practically all hla
life, having moved from Coalville, the
Place of his birth, i , u t. n h.
was four years of age.
it was. rumored yesterday that e
A (Ted) Uttlofield and Joseph Wal
lace are being considered as possible
successors to Mr Allison In the sher
iffs offlogL Mr Uttlefield, who la
commander of the local poet of the
American legion Is at present in the
lf hospital suffering from pleurisy
Davison Picks Burial Place
Before He Goes on Table For
Operation Which Ends Fatally
MEW YORK, May 6 Henry P Da
vlson. n.i.ibcr of the banking
flnn of J p Morgan and company,
ana i ectlrg nead or the American
Hed Cross during the world war. died
iv kino an.-riioo.i on in. operat
llng table whil" surgeons were attempt
,:ng to remov. a tumor f i om his brain
I at his coiintrv catalc in Ijocust Val-
le. L. I
The Internationally known financier
faced death as Imperturbably as h
) had met the problems of life. Known
jon the street as oik- who never showed
I undue alarm, he took no formal fare
well of his family and Joked with his
1 'oved ones while he was preparing to
j leave with his clone associates two re
quests. In caso h . -should die under the
PR KS Bl RIAL M' i
His first request was that he should
I be laid ic rest in the Locust Valley,
With ita preen and flowering apple
.i.iossoms mat ne nad loved. The sec-or-d
request was that his funeral
should bo as simple and unostentatious
I as possible Those close to him. who
-.night faced the sad duty of planning
U. S. DRY ACT
Willing to Take on Lady,
Astor, Evangeline Booth
or Even Bryan
,r:v YiuiK m.i . miss Kiisa-
: beth Murbury, Democratic national
commllteew onian for New Y ork state,
wants to debate somebody either sex
--who will defend the Volstead pro
bation enforcement law against her
on equal rights.
She hurled a challenge through the
Association Against the Prohibition
Amendment today naming in order
these four persons she would prefer
Commander Evangeline itooth of
the Salvation Arm.
William Jennings Bryan.
The Rev. John Koach Straton. pas
tor of Calvary Baptist church of this
' I will take them singly, or all at
ome that's ho v. Mire I am ih.it the
' Volstead act Is Indefensible." said
M Iss Murrav
As n foremark to Lady Astor that
; prohibition was an excellent law for
the poor man. she had this to say
i "I hardly think Lady Astor suffi
ciently familiar with the needs ..f
! man In the street in America Sri"
: is speaking from an Bngllsh yU
point. I am too good a Democrat to
; want any law ln this country will h
spells privilege with the man with the
CARE OF SICK VETS
SCORED BY ASHURST
WASHINGTON. May fi. An attack
On the veterans' bureau and the special
(6enate hospitalisation committee was
'made today in the senate by Senator
Athurst, Democrat, Aririno. who de
clared that the "narrow, reactionary
policy" of the bureau wa-s that sick
I veterans who had gone to Arizona
could 'die there without aid or go
where the bureau directed for treat
ment. Senator Ashurst said more than
loO.OOO veterans suffering with tuber
culosis, who had gone Into hla stale
believing that the climate there would
aid them, were ln need of hospitalisa
tion and that he had taken Ihe matt, r '
up with the president and the voter-1
ans' bureau, but that Utile relief had
boon given He asserted thai the
bureau offered to take care of ijie men
elsowhere. but that they preferred the
dry climate In Arizona and New Mexi
co and refused to leave.
SLAIN BY POLICEMEN
Bj uternatlonnj v-ws Service.
I Mexico city. May fi Brigadier
General Luis Alvarez Cavou. member
of a wealthy Boners family, whose
wife Is a relative of General Alfoii7e'
de la Huerta. wa.s killed tonight by!
two policemen who claimed that h
attacked them and that they shot In
sill defense. I
.the final ceremony said both requests
I would be- respected.
It was only last night that announce
ment was mad. th it Mr Davlaon, who
I went under the knife last August,
would nave to undergo another opera
tion today. The tlrst operation, per
formed to relieve pressure on the audl
, tory nerve, which produced heada be
and insomnia, disclosed the tumor It?
removal was not attempted then be
cause It was felt the patient could not
Stand further loss of blood and a tin es
thetic. Ill f I I TIN OI PAfl URE.
Re did nol rail) a-s well as had liee-i
expected, however and the surgeons
lc, ided that another oporatlon was
Imperative This bulletin, Issued about
2 o'clock, told of failure.
"Mr Henry P. Davison died today
upon tin conclusion of an operation
upon an Infiltration tumor in the
brain which could only be partially
J It was decided to operate ln the
financier's homo at Peacock Point In
stead of at the RoOjSevelt hospital in
this city, where the first operation was
1 FDR BIG BILL
i RAISING PLOT
Hundreds of Thousands Net
ted By Anarchist Gang.
DETROIT, May 6 Seven men.
I declared by federal officers to have
obtained hundreds of thousands or
i dollar for Bolshevik propaganda j
through a conspiracy to raise $& fed
'eral reserve notes to hlj;hcr denom-'
Inatlons. were arrested here today af- j
ter an Investigation by the socret s r- 1
vice that began nearly a year ago.
The raised bills first appeared a 1
year ago in Chicago. Cleveland. Hus
ton. Buffalo, Hammond. Ind , and De
troit In these cities seventeen men
hi'. been arrested for passing the J
bills and although all of them have
I. ten sentenced to long terms none re- i
vealed the source of the raised notes. '
Alter months of Investigation, se- j
Orel service agents decided the bills
were being altered In Detroit and thai
tne headquarters or the band also was
In this city.
F'apers found in the room are said
to have shown that the seven men ar
rested were registered anarchists and
they were sending money to Russia
regularly, several bank ordera for
20 each, being found.
UNCLE JOE UNABLE
TO ATTEND DINNER
WASHINGTON May 6 - A dinner
was given In honor of "I nele Joe"
Cannon tonight by members ot con
gress ami the cabinet on the Ave or
his eighty-sixth birthday, but the vet
eran legislator at the last moment.
found It Impossible to attend. He re
mained away only on orders from his
physician, because of a ..Id. It was
said at his home, however, that he
was only slightly indisposed
BCr Cannon, it was said had a cold
on his chest and a slight temperature
during the day. The fever subsided
tonight, however, and it was empha-1
i sized that he wa.s not seriously ill.
ON TENTH FLOOR
KANSAS CITY, Mo. May fi Four,
Unmasked bandits held up three em
ployei Ol the Thomas Kelly nd i.'on-
solid. iti'd Construction company hero
this afternoon and escaped with a
payroll of $4,790.
The robbery occurred on tin tenth
floor of a downtown office building
They escaped In a motor car which
had been left at tho entrance of the
HAS 101-GUN SALUTE
International fyews sir(-c
P l 1 ,i S I'r.nin M i) i". I 'r. snicnt
Mlllerand of France, who has been!
on a tour of inspection in Africa, was
greeted with a salute of 101 guns
when he Hrrlved here today. He Is ft I
for Marseilles I m medial el y after bis
, SENATORS SAY
President Declares He Will
Study McCumber and
Lawmakers Believe Interest
on Debt Will Solve j
WASHINGTON, May 6. President
Harding took under advisement to-1
day the modified house soldiers' bonus
; plan presented to him by a commit
tee of senate Republican leaders He
told the senators that he would study
the proposal and the one to be pre
sented early next week by Senator
Smoot of I'tah. ranking Republican
on the senate finance committee and
would renew the discussion with them
Those calling at the White House
were Senator Lodge, Massachusetts,
the Republican bader. chairman Mc
Cumber and Senators fjurtig of Kansas
sn) Watson of Indiana, members of
the finance committee. The senators
said the president had given no Inti
mation as to his opinion of the amend
ed house bill, but asked many ques
tions concerning Its provisions.
SO MORE TAXI S WANTED.
The president was told, senatorn
said, that It was the desire of con
gressional leaders that no additional
taxes be enacted In connection with
the bonus and that it would be im
possible to put a sales tax through
congress While no specific plan of
financing the bonus was presented to
the executive It Is the thought. ofj
bonus advocates that the legislation
can bo financed out of the refunded
The president was asked by hla
allers w hether there was likelihood
of the treasury receiving the refund
ed British bonds sooner than hereto
fore anticipated H. was quoted as re
plylng merely that the refunding ne
gotiations are ln progreas.
SMOOT M M UMBER,
Neither the commonly known Mc-'
Cumber plan nor the Smoot plan calls
for any considerable outlay of money
within the next few year-, and some
senators said that whatever coat'
would bo entailed could be taken care
of out of the $200,000,000 annual In
terest on the debt owed by Great Brl- '
tain which that eaiintrv is RnmfaH i
. to begin paying this year,
j The McCumber plan, like the house
j bill, would call for no loans to vet
erans by the government for a period
of three years, but banks would be
authorized to advance to the soldiers
sums equivalent to one-half of the
adjui-tcd service credit of the veterans,
i At the expiration of the three years
I tho treasury would make loans di
rect to the men.
SMOOT PLAN i i-i.mm id
i The Smoot plan contemplates tho
lsiio of 20-year life Insurance en
dowment policies to "the veterans I n I
lieu of all otb.r options heretofore'
proi.os, , including t he , ntlono I
1 (raining, home and farm aid and land
settlement and it would make no spe
cific provision for loans on the poli
cies. i .Tlie policies would have a face'
V;il lUivalent to Slightly more than I
three times th.- amount of the nd-;
justed serviie credit of the veterans
and the face value would le paid at
the end of 20 years or sooner upon
the death of the veteran
After the senators returned to the'
rapito! from the W hlte House there
uin,uWvu t..wn leauers gen
erally as to whether the bonus should
displace the tariff bill. There was
some talk about ceiling a party con
ference to decide this question, but no
formal decision was reached. This
may await the president's decision as
to the kind of bonus bill ho will approve.
IN BIGAMY TRIAL
By international News Vrice.
NEW STORK May 6 Virglnlus St.
.Inllen Mnvo lth, n-., it
Conn, automobile radiator nianufac-
lurer today va found guilty of big-
amy by a jury In the criminal branch
Of the New York slate supreme court I
Justice Finch, who presided deferred
sentence until Tuesday and dr. lined to
continue tho defendants ball Mayo
w is !'. iii.'l nd.., to I Ii. Tombs
The aged manufacturer who had
based a confident cast upon a N w
York statute of limitations, turned
deathly pale, and reeled againat the
railing on hearing the verdict Ills at
torneys served notice of appeal.
SHELL SHOCKED. 1
GAIIVS SPEECH AS
HE IS ROBBED
SALT mivl CITY, I tab, May 0
Eugene do Ment, 2, who
i hilmed that he Was deaf and dumb
and said 'hat he was a former sol
dier and WJhose story as written by
or for him, gttlncd generous news
laer space two weeks ago. is nld
to have found hi speech and bear
ing as n result of getting robbed
so he reports, of $60.
Dc- Mcnt. heretofore known a-s a
shell shock Victim, shcM kt d Chief
of Detectives Riley M. Becltstead
i vurtmllj reporting the alleged
robbery. He asserted that be ;is
set upon bj sl men and roblvcd
in i ins alleged assailants was
BrfABf All I,.,! nnlWA.1 nr owwl
a.s released. In turn, t hief Beck
stcad caused de Mem to be held,
statlm; that a agrancy charge
would Ik- lodged against him.
TENT TO HEAR
Missourian Flings Down
Gage to Wilson; De
nounces Herb Hoover
MOBERLY, Mo. May 6. By In
ternational News Service) Declaring
himself a Democrat who had stood on
his party's platform when a Demo
cratic president bad not. Senator
.Tames A. Heed today flung down the
gage of battle to Woodrow WJlson in
opening his campaign for the senator
ial nomination here this afternoon.
"There was only one difference be
tweo the president and myself," said
Reed, "and that time the president
got off the platform and I stayed on."
A roar of applause from the four
thousand men and women who filled
the big circus top In which Heed spoke
greeted this sally
Sensing but little pro-Wilson senti
ment In his audience. Reed waxed sar-
"Is there anyone here who wanted
j mo to vote for a standing army of
j one million men?" he asked, and w hen
cries of "No. no!" came to him In re
sponse, ho exclaim-
"Then you're all traitors, you're
not standing by the president."
l OT! s PROM LETTERS
Taking tip the former president's
denial that he had ever written a let
ter commending Reed for his work In
helping draft the federal reserve law,
the Mif-sourl senator raised a sharp
issue of veracity by quoting a letter
which, he said he had received from
Wilson, warihlj pi lising him for his
work on the bill.
"The former president is seeking to
destroy me because I did not agree
with him. Ju.it as in the past he sought
to destroy other members of congress
who ventured to follow their own
Judgment aa to what was right," de
clared Reod. adding:
s' IfPATHl FOB WILSON
"Mr. Wilson is a very sick man My i
sentiments toward him are not those
61 animosity but of profound sympathy.
A strong plea for party solidarity
; was marie by Reed. "I come here to
Close, not to open wounds." he said.
I Reed attacked the record of Ihe Re
publican party In slate and nation. re
Iterated his opposition against the i
league of nations and declared for the
Independence of the three I. ram lies of
ATTACK ON IIOOYICH
To Herbert Hoover, he Dald his sar
castic respects, declaring Hoover Is
running a press bureau to boom him
for president and describing him as a
' And a man tells you ho la a pro
moter you put one hand on your po k-
i otbook and reach for your gun with
I the other'
Reed .1.-. lared that prohibition and
woman suffrage ' are part of the law
of the, land, and have come to stay."
MO.MY Ki:l)Y 1R HOSPITALS I
WASHINGTON, Slay ,;- Through
passage by the senate, congressional
action was coniplet. , today r.n the hll'
making Immediately available $12.-
ooo.ooo for construction of hospitals
for former service men as a part of a
program calling oeventually for th ex
penditure of- J I 7.000.000
OGDEN RIVER I
TO RISE MORE
! WATCKERS SAY I
D. & R. tx. Park City Line
Out Owing to Flood
South Fork Canyon Still
j Piled Deep With Melting
With the Salt Lake branch of the 'l
, Denver & Rio Grande out of com-
; mission owing to high water, with an ?tgfl
I Increased area of Salt Lake City iWlm
flooded, with residents along Ocde'i iW
I river and owners of property on river pffM
: bank In Ogden canyon apprehens'.x .
! and with other towns north and south '11
I of Ogden reporting freshets repo"i3 .l
coming to The Standard-Examiner In- ' liJ
! dlcaled that I'tah was experleni in.; Vufl
one of the worst spring flood prob- SM
lems In years. Fears are expre--- 1 Ufl
thut the streams will continue to ifSt
j there la a cold spell. flH
Temporarily receding Saturday af. UKl
1 ternoon the flood levels of th Ogden ilrl
and Weber rivers rose shortly before pffl
I midnight and again lapped "at thv uffli
foundations of dwelling In the d.- riirU
trict west and north of Washington finHl
avenue and the river. rICfl
Mayor Frank Francis after a sur- SiU
. vey of the conditions Saturday an- bIP
nounred that he was apprehens) ve mlEM
of the high waters today on account 11111
of the continued warm spell. WlU
The bridges along both the Ogden f&Mm
and Wnbcr rivers are safe, the mayor lll
said Watchmen have been placed at r SSI
the different structures, and In cas 5,'flll
I of danger they are to cat) for emer- (sill
1 gency crews 9VH
The fire department has been no- ii ngl
tlfled to be ready to respond to calU JwM
for assistance from the flood di-- tit
trlcta. Rj fig
Residents In the vicinity of Sylvan Hj
park w ere able to get ln and out of BIT
their homes, although the water In $t)
some Instances had flooded the yards IDl
and filled cellars and basements. atil
DYKES AUF. BUILT.
Many of them had builded dykes Ell
to keep the water away, but it was. K III
a steady Job as tho constant lapping L oll
of the water wore the barriers down. Pafl
If Sunday breajks w irm. d
Francis said, 'wew may expect t8 I
conditions In the Tower districts. At IkIi
the Ogden rher bridge on Washing-
ton avenue we have placed a watch- , j
man who Is Instructed to halt tra:"- j af!
flc and tear out the flooring in case 1
the water reaches tho brtdae. The ,
girders are only a few Inches above LiH
the water and a sudden rise m . 0 If
prove disastrous. SnE
WOl LI) UK DISASTER.
"Damage to this bridge would cut t)l(
off the entire northern section of r'Mh
the city The only crossing in miles
Is at Ihe month of Oirden i-nnvon IV
I consequently the city Is paying par- fttH
tlcular attention to the Washington (j 19
avenue structure." f Ifl
The mayor said that with Commit- j 11
(doners O. B Madson and Arthui i u"
Larson he went over the flood dis- llB
trlcts of the Ogden river and also vlb- tff
Ited the bridge at the foot of Thirty- filr
third street over the Weber river. IIM
Rock has been dumped there in large FlK
quantities to safeguard the structure. Ifl
I tfDERMINING B INKS;
East of Washington avenue (he Og- tlld
den river is undermining the. bank- f
and threatening houses ln tho pro- f"
Imlty. ; VijM
Cunty Commissioner Moroni Skeen cits
spent the greater part of Saturday flf
Inspecting various points in Ogdi n flfji
(Continued "n rage Two,)
ONE OF THE
OF HOMES IN OGDEN
an .'il aiico in pi in
in ;ill hues of building
materials. J I
With the many desir
able home offerings
listed today on the
Waril Ad pages, why
-w ait to buy thai home
as material prices
go up, homes will also
advanoe in price. 'Ifl
Tujffi now t. tho Want
fus and selecl the
jflplace you wish to iill
HOME it listed
j there today.