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Bjlvti!! OGDEN CITY, UTAH, MONDAY EVENING, MAY 29, 1922 LAST EDITION 4 P. M
P. LOSES CENTRAL PACIFIC
lYSTERY WOMAN SOUGHT IN BLACKMAIL CASE I
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WEBER RIVER ME IIP BODY OF UNKNOWN MAN
$500 TO KILL
Youtb Goes to Police With
Story and Female
AFTER GANG 'BRAINS'
Confessed Slayer Is Man
Who Always Had His
.VlCW YORK. May .29. (By the As
sociated Press) Charley Ross ai:d
"Jack the speeder." mislne character
in the Peters-Ward shooting cuse. worel
found here today, private detectives
notified William J. Fallon, attorney I
representing the family of the dead
m;m. It was announced that they
wouiri i:. taken to Falions office late
i - aft . . noon.
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' . IIYK PLAIN'S. N' V. May L'3
Search was made today for a myster
ious woman said to have offered $500
to a youth In a New York restaurant
to commit murder In the New Ko
. In die homo of Walter S Ward, who
admits he killed Clarence Peti rs be
cause of blackmail but keeps the na
ture of the blackmail necret.
check of the police hours out Mic
slory told them by the waiter In a
Broadway restaurant that a young wo-'
man. i r . --u in black had taken him;
to New Rochelle, pointed out thfj
Ward house and prouusod him $500 If I
hr- would enter the house with her!
.and shoot the person she pointed out
GOES TO POLICE
11. refused on the jretcxt that he
WBS not prepared and promised to
meet her Saturday nijeht. He won:
jwith his story to the police who watch
' d for th- woman but she failed to
(appear. Other employes in the place
where the waiter works corroborated
,hls story that the woman had eaten In
fh place -everal times and had made
an appointment with him.
Search la also ocinK made for a man
'named Ross who Is regarded as the
.brains of the blackmail K'anf; of which
(Ward says Peters was a inembor and
i'l. which Ward says he paid $30,000
before n-fusinp a demand for $Tn.ooo
more Counsel for the Peters family
phaa promised to produce Ros. but as
!yet has not done so.
W tRD'S IlREEH i EVE!
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NEW ROCHKLaLE, N Y . May 29.
I The boy who always had his own
i way" this describes Walter S. Ward,
iwealth s ion of th" famous family of
'bakers, and self-confessed slayer of a
' oung sailor.
j At home, at college, in business, in
politics; In sport young Ward al
Iways got what he wanted when he
I wanted it.
I Moralists may point to his present
toredieaiuent as a baneful outcome not
I to be unexpected. But If they say he
I was "spoiled." tiny are wrong.
Ward Is staking everything fortum-
honor, life on his unsupported atate
inent that Hie man he killed was a
i. at kmaller uid that he shot in self
! Despite thf fact that public senti
ment, sympathetic at first, Is swing
linK against him as seeming discrep
ancies in his story begin to appear,
Ward Is playing his cards as care
fully, coolly and calmly as If he were
sitting in a poker game.
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And friends say thai he was just i
llhat so'-t ..I n poki-r player thai he I
smiled when he told of loslnjr J2W.000.
in a poker game.
His big card In the killing la the I
answer to this question: Why was
hr- paying blackmail? What was the
aecrel to conceal which he paid S 3 u -1
000 and was willing to pay $50,000
This card his lawyers with whom
he conferred for several days be-i
twt-.-n th.- killing and his confession
refuse to let him play. Ward, al
ways affable, Is almost apologetic be-
cauas the lawyers won't let him r-
veal this information now.
Perhaps It is hi wife's fortitude
that gives him the courage to Btand
up under the ordeal that is becoming
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WILL SAIL TUESDAY
NEW YORK. May 29. Miss Ma
thilda IfoCormick f Chicago, grand
daughter of John i. Rockefeller,
whose ungagement to Max Oaer, Swiss
ridinfr master, hat been announced
will sail for Europe tomorrow on the
Bergarla, she sjiid today.
' I have nothing further to y. and
r lrvn't want to b- bothered with
Questions," she udded.
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MR. and Mrs. WALTER S. WARD AND THEIR HOME IN NEW ROCHELLE
Sailor Victims Asleep When
Crash Sends Steamer
PORTLAND. Ore.. May 29. Seven
6allors were killed and two firemen
were injured in the collision last night,
in the Columbia river off Altoonah,
Wash , between the steamers Welsh
Prince and the lowan. according to ic-
formation available early today at
the naVal radio Station ut North Head '
The steamer lowan was reported
to be on her way up the Columbia
river, oarly this morning under her
6 II.oKs -.l EEp
The sailors who Were Killed wer
asleep in the forecastle the Welch
Prince, when the collision occurred at
0: r o'clock ia.n night The Welch
Prince. Which was bound' down th0
rner. having left hero Sunday collided
with the lowan. which was enroute up
the river. The Welch Prince went
down and thirty feet of her stern was,
reported sticking out .f the wat-i.
Three injured men were put aboard
the tug Onetaka and taken tu Astoria
At the point where the collision occur
red the chanel runs close along shore
after making a sharp turn from the
Oregon to the Washington shore.
Believe Teutons Accede to
All Demands of
PARIS. Mn 29. (By thf Associat
ed Press ) Germany's reply to the
reparations commission on the de
mands made by the commission In
connection with reparations payments
was delivered at the office of the com
mission at 3:40 o'clock this afternoon
I'nofflclal forecasts were that Ger
many would accede to all the demands
made by the commission upon consid
eration she he granted an internation
al loan on . reasonable terms.
The commission's demands were
agreed upon. In the recent negotiations
lure between tne commission and the
German finance minister, Andrea?
HbrVntes They include provisions for
the virtual. dictation bv the entente of
measures for the reform of Germany's
Advices from Berlin say that the
W irth cabinet's decision to abide by
the results of Heir Hermes' efforts
here was decisively influenced by the
prospects of securing the urgently
needed loan, and that the governments
reparation policy will be sustained by
i ON H BANK
WEST OF CITY
Sheriff and Party Go to
Scene to Bring in
Envelope in Pocket Has
Address John Ginley,
The body of n man apparently
washed ashore by the flood waters of
the Weber river, was found along tho
river bank In Wilson Iine near the
Job Plngreo place, this morning.
An envelope found in the man's
pocket was addressed to John Qlnlejf
at Idaho Kails, Idaho. The envelope
i contained no paper or letter. A claim
I check was also tound on the body,
I but the writing ai washed away so
I that reading w as impossible. No oth
er means of identification was found
HI 8( RIPTION .1 V
The man was between 50 and 55
years of ago-, five feet -I inches in
height, wore a small dark-gray mus
tache, and was bald. He weighed
about 135 pounds. Ho wore no hat
Apparently trio man had been dead
I for nearly two weeks as the body was
The body was first discovered about
8 o'clock this morning by Cornelius
Eilander and Wessle Eilander. of
Wilson Lane, w ho were hunting horses
In the thickets along the river's bank.
They Immediately enrao to Ogden
land notified Sheriff Richard Plncock
who went to the scene with Deputy
Fred Tout Lysle 1-irkin was sum
moned and brought In the body..
MEN WADE IN MI D.
The body had been washed inshore
about 50 feet from tho river bank
and had been deposited there when
the flood waters receded, according
(to indications, it was necessary for
(the officers and Mr Larkin to don
. high boots to wade out Into the mud
j to bring In the body.
County Attorney David J Wilson
and City and County Physician R. H.
; Wilson, who went to the scene, gave
i Mr. Larkin permission to immediately
bury the bodv. owing to its state of
! decomposition. Sheriff Plncock took
.charge of a small pocket-book In
which the envelope and claim check
It was indicated from the envelope
that Qinley was not known well at
Idaho Falls, for the letter had been
i held there for some time and was
Utainped "not In city directory '' The
envelope bad been sent from Alackay
by the posfofflce department to Idaho
Falls and probably had contained a
letter that had been forwarded. The
postofflce stamp on the envelope was .
dated June 16, 1921.
The man was dressed warmly, one
pair of trousers being covered wl'h
overalls ami heavy underwear. He
wore a dark preen vest and a cotton
khakl-colored shirt. No money was j
found on the body.
'wheat prices in
CHICAGO. May 29 Wheat prices
made a Sensational Give today the Ma
delive ry plunging downward 10 V cents
'a bushel as compared with quotations,
oarller In the session. May went at
far down as $l.l8a and for the first
time this yeaji sold at a lower prlc-r
Patient Watches Doctors Remove
Ribs And Operate Upon Heart
By OTTO THOM1
Pint Man Operated on i ndcr Influ
ence of "Nerve Block, ' tJlC New
Vuesthesia, Which Ueadeiu Oulj
Local Ports "i tin Bod)
CHICAGO, May 29 I had been dis
charged from tlu navy aa u hop Isaa
Invalid because of an abscess on the
On three previous occasions I had
undergone operations with ether,
none of which could be completed,
because, of the other's effects
Then Dr. Nelson H Jxwiy took m
under his care and soon after I was
placed on an operating table at the
Illinois Masonic hospital in Chicago.!
Nerve block' anesthesia was adnun-
Iside around the region of the lung
! l-iered t me and soon my entire left
seemed to have gone to sleep.
My mind was dear though, and I
laughed and joked v.nb the nurses
I while 1 watched the doctor remove
I seven of my rlb while I lay In a sort
of half sitting position.
Then with his knife the doctor
wanked into my heart, so It seemed.
opening all th- wall around ihfl
it was tun to watch my heart throb.
1 evon reached over and touched It
Throughout all the operation I felt
In fact it was amusing to watch my
j Internal organs function
No fne can ever tell me that I
have no heart. 1 know 1 have..
i have gained -10 pounds since my
! it was an open secret even to my-
j Nerve block, tho doctor told mo, Is
like a local shutdown on a great clec
I trlqal circuit.
V.ais ago when there was a break
In the line, engineers had to close tho
v. holt power plant.
Now they merely plug out tho af
fect' I part and the rest of the mech-,
anlsm continues to function
8o surgenns have perfected a meth-(
I od of shutting off the nerve supply
for an affected part of the body.
In this blocked area there Is nO
Sensation, and any repair can be made,
'without pain or discomfort, while the
1 rent of the body is functioning as
I usual. '
BELIEVE HE WRSW T
1VJEW YORK. May 20. If An
il thony Pcntola hod not been on
his honeymoon today he would
have attended the crremonv held
by an American legion post In
Brooklyn npon the unTOlltne of a
monument to BOldlen wllO died In
the world war For Anthonj h
name WtU conspicuous anion.' those
cut on the rae of the marble
Two weeks ago. Jnsi before his
marriage, Anthony attended an im
i veiling In lrospcct park. HI name
appeared third from the lop. He
trii i to convince the speakers on
that occasion that he was Vnthou
Pcntfda. rt'M thej uonid not bc
llove him an.i in heard how brave
lj he had died In France.
m mbcr of company C, iotii
infantry. 27th division, A. E. F.,
Pcntola was wounded at Cam brat,
He was carried With other men lo
in ambulance shell imri, the
ambulance was wrecked An Iden
tification tag bearing Anftionya
name was found beside B leas fort
"And that," said Intuony, "Is
how ll caiin about."
McCumber Expresses Con
fidence His Plan Will
WASHINGTON. May 29 The Mc
Cumber soldiers' bonus plan apparent
ly commanded a majority In the sen
ate finance committee today, but a
formal vote was deferred until Wed
nesday to give senators additional
!tlme to consider some amendments
that were suggested.
Chairman McCumber expressed con
fidence after the session that his plan.
which follows closely the house bin.
except that the land settlement feature
has been eliminated would be approv
ed and in this Democratic members of j
'the committee agreed.
Both the McCumber proposal and
the Smoot propositions to give vet-j
erans paid up Insurance policies in Hew I
' of all other forms of compensation!
weris discussed at some length at the
committee meeting which was the first I
for discussion of the bonus to which
the Democratic members wore admit
ted. The committee chairman said there
had been no discussion of a cash bonus
adding that there was not the money
With which to pay cash.
Proponents Of the MeCumher plan;
appeared to be confident that the com
mittee on Wednesday would order a
favorable report on the amended
house bill. In that event tho measure!
would bo piled on the senate calendar
but whether It would replace the tar-
. . ... , It-. t nnA (n !
Ill mil in une nwai uuum, i tiiuiuvu
Senator McCumber presented bis
proposal In detail and Senator Smoot
explained his plan.
Tho committee went Into considera
tion of the bonui problem without any
direct word frcm President Harding
as to his views elO.tr on th' McCum
be. jdan or the Simot proposal, both
of which were laid before him in de-.
tall several weeks ago
The proportion of adding the'
Smlth-McNary reclamation bin to tho
bonus measure In place of the dis-.
curded land BStUoniont fenor-' was not
discussed. Bcnkior WcNarj Repub
lican, Oregon, and other aomuors as
well aH some proponents of the rec
lamation measure In the house, are
aald to be in favor of a movement to
Whatever the decision of tho fi
nance committee as hetween tho twoi
bonus proposals, Indications point to!
a sharp If not prolonged fight In the
senate over the legislation-
DENVER BANKER OF
WIDE NOTE IS DEAD
j DENVER. Colo.. Max 23 Henry
Gehhard, ;r.. vice president of the
Stockyards National bank of Denver
and wall known in banking clrclel
throughout th" west dld at hi 8 home
' here today after a long Uliv -
OGDEN VITALLY I
, INTERESTED IN I
' COURT'S ORDER I
Union Pacific Almost Cer
tain to Buy Central
Junction City Logical Placs
i for Headquarters, Is
WASHINGTON, May It The gov
ernment won today in the supremp
court In Its suit to have the Southern,
Pacific company's ownership of the
Central Pacific railways declared un
The court In deciding h case th '
la9t of the jrreat trust dissolution suits
brought to the supreme court rver
ed the decision of the federal court of
Utah, w hich had held against the gov- H
Th" decision. Supreme Court Justice H
Day stated means that the Southern H
Pacific will be required to divest Itself H
of nil stock ownership In the Central H
! Pacific lines or other control It h-s H
held since 1SSG by lease and 1899 by
Justice Day delivered the opinion of H
the court, reviewing in detail the his-
tory of the construction of the Central
and Southern Pacific railroads and H
Uhe methods by which the latter ob- H
talned control of the former, holding H
that tho Sherman anti-trust act was H
effocthe In dissolving any comblna- H
Hons which by stock ownership, lease H
or other control constituted a mon- H
opoly or trust which congress pro- H
hlblted by the Sherman act.
The Central Pacific Is the Southern H
Pacific line running from Ogden to H
San Francisco H
TodaCs nipremo court decision
means a bigger railroad center for
Ogden In tho opinion of students of
The Southern Pacific must sell the
Central Pacific under the terms of the
decision. The Union Pacific company
is almost certain to bo the purchaser.
The Union Pacific Is declared to bo
about the only road with a reserve
with which to purchase the road and
by purchasing the road the Cnlon Pa
cific will have a through line from
Omaha to San Francisco.
Southern Pacific shops In Ogden
will come under the ownership of
whoever purchases the Central Pa
cific. MEANS MORE I RK IGHT.
Observers declare that the amount
of freight routed over the Central Pa
cific should Increase greatly in the
event the Union Pacific gets the
They point out that under present
conditions the Southern Pacific com
pany sends over it Sunset route a
great amount of freight which Just IIKI
as well could conic over the Ogden
The Southern Pacific uses the Sun
set route for much of this traffic be
cause If It used the Central Pacific
It must share freight revenues with
the Union Pacific when Ogden la
OGDEN HE LDQI RTFRS.
On the other hand with the Union
Pacific owning the Central Pacific, the
Union Paclfli would go after busi
ness with great vigor to be routed
With (he ownership of the Central
Pacific settled, it is believed that many
feeder lines aIll be, built, feeder llnc
that have been declared necessary.
If the Union Pacific gets the Cen
tral Pacific. Ogden would be the logl-
cal headauarters of the system, it is
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