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El Paso and west Texas, partly cloudy; Hew Mexico,
generally fair, little change in temperature; Arizona,
fair, temperature cnchanged.
Menem bank notes, state bills, 630e; pesos, old,
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EL PASO, TEXAS. MONDAY EVENING. AUGUST II, 1919.
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JAPS CONCEALED SECR
Man Known As Second Richest Individual in TJ. S. Suc
cumbs to Bronchial Pneumonia at Lenox, Mass., Sum
mer Home; Nearly 84 Years of Age; Had Given
Away Millions; Leaves Widow and Daughter.
T EOX, Mass, Aug. 11. Andrew
Li Carnegie, steel magnate and
philanthropist, died at his Lenox sum
mer home, "Shadowbrook." at 7:H'
this morning after an Illness of less
than three days with bronchial pneu -
monla. So sudden wan bis death thai
his daughter, Mrs. Roswell Miller 1
was unable to set to her father's
bedside before he died. His
wife and private secretary were with '
rim at the end.
Mr. Carnegie had spent most of the
summer at Lenox, coming: late In May
and up to a few weeks ago enjoyed
himself in fishing trips on Lake llah
keemac, which borders his big
"Shadowbrook" estate, and in riding
about bis grounds.
Advanced Ape Hastens End.
He was taken 111,' Friday and grew
steadily worse. His advanced age and
lessened powers of resistance has
tened the end.
Mr. Carnegie came to Lenox to matte
his borne in May 1917. and has spent
the last three summers here. He in
tended to spend his declining days at
his country borne here He came op
from New York late In May this year
Mr. Carnegie leaves his widow. rbo
was Miss Louise Whltefteld. of New
Tork. and his daughter, Margaret, who
last April married ensign Roswell Mil
ier of New Tork.
Old Friends Are Shocked.
New Tork, Aug. 1L Although Mr.
Carnegie, who was in his 8tb year.
had been an invalid since isn, wnen
he suffered an attack if grippe, the
news of bis death was a shock to old
friends and former bsslness asso
ciates here. Since his previous se
rious illness he had been under the
care of two nurses.
Identified so long with the In
ternational penee motement. Mr.
Carnegie was sjld to have been
more severely affected by the
world war than moat uen.
Owing to bis ill health Vir. Carnegie
for some time had led a secluded life.
fter his reti ment he was compelled
to limit the cumber of . is dally visit
ors and until his last illness he -met
and spoke with only a few of his
oldest and closest Mw4a -Mr. Car
negie's physicians deeHeefTjie fre
quently overtaxed Ms ttieaglh by
seeing all callers M Mb Fifth avenue
Two years ago Mr. Carnegie found
a refuge at "Shadowbrook," bis sum
mer home at Lenox, which he' pur
chased from the estate of Anson
Previously he had spent his vaca
tions at Skibo castle, at OcuafernHne,
The marriage of Miss Margaret Car
nejie, on April 23. to assign Roswell
r.SiUer. V. S. N.. was the last soefel
a'falr the aged philanttrepist. and
peace aavocate attended-
The ceremony was performed at Mr.
Corncgie's town house, the bride
standing in a floral bower with Scotch
bag pipes playing tn accordance with
her father's wish.
Mr r'jtrale was the holder of nu
merous honors and decorations be-1
Mayor Urges Cutting Of Red Tape
For The Sale Of Army Food Direct
To People From
TjBFEBfilXG t sale at a-ov-Xv
ernment owned fotdstntfs
that are to be sold to eitlxena, we
understand that through present
ruling, same must he sold Inrouglt
postmaster and delivered ay par
eels post. As we have a targe
supply depot here, enanot yon,
Sheppard and Cnlbersoa ,ee those
la authority and arrange so that
our citizens can go and purrhaae
direct from Quartermaster with
out bavins to pass through post
By sending the above tejagram to
CharT Sivls "took steps MmS lo
.,. .nrr,MM!. it Doasible. a situation
which, if not remedied, will militate
against getting maximum results
from the sale of army food iroduets
to the people.
According to announcemtnt, no
sales are to be made direct by the
quartermasters, but ail sales will be
through postmasters. The mstruc
tiona say that postmasters, b order,
to make the distribution, wll have
o buy ease lots of canned goads and
then break them up to suit pus:haserB
and tlit all purchases will bt deliv
ered through the parcels post
Red Tape for No rtenain.
"mils l all right for people out of
the city." said mayor Davis, today,
-but it is a lot or red tape which the
people of El Paso and other cities
where the suoplles are kept, should
A Chance To Make
Money In Summer
Several young men and women
who needed money to go to college,
have taken vacation positions with
this newspaper. Nearly all of them
have made enough money obtain
ing subscriptions for The Herald
to pay their expenses at schotl.
We have openings now for a few
students to work In Arizona. New
Mexico and west Texaa. Kerfar
ther information you wU rag to
see or write to H. J'
latlon manager. El Paew neru
5 proved circulation of
t The EI Paso Herald la n eaWy
? twice that of any othcjSJ raso
E AND PHILANTHROPIST,
I Cnrnpoip's Millinns
To Assist Education 1
ANDREW CARNEGIE, who died
Monday morning, was the fore
most founder of libraries in the world.
Ctities and towns throughout the
United States benefited by his library
philanthropy. El Paso, Tucson and
Phoenix among them. He liked to
have his millions aid education by
giving people good books to read-
stowed upon him by rulers and peo
ples over an ue worm, tie received,
as a, result of hts benefactions abroad,
the freedom of 64 cities in Great
Britain and Ireland.
Altogether he en do .red 3000
municipal libraries In tlie United
States, In addition to his other nu
merous philanthropic enterprises
He was lord rector of St. Andrew's
university from 1903 to 1947. of Aber
deen university from 1912 to 1914, and
held the honorary degree of doctor
of laws from the universities of Glas
gow, Edlnburg. Birmingham, Man
cheater, McGilL. Brown, Pennsylvania,
Cornell and other American colleges.
4-iixsDnrg raji 'in note.
Pittsburg. Pa Aoer. 11. This eltv.
where Andrew Carnegie laid the foun
dation for his vast fortune In the
steel business, today paid tribute to
the dead magnate. Immediately after
reading the Associated Press dispatch
announcing Mr. Carnegie's death.
mayor x v. BaococK ordered an xiags
Koatlnurd -n I'nae t olnmo J.
U. S. Storehouse'
not have to endure. Think of forcing
an El Pasoan to go to the postoilice
and order his food and then nay par
cels post rates for its delivery, when
In the same time he could go to he
quartermaster and buy direct and
save time and the postage. It Is a
lot of red tape that should be cut
My understanding Is that the govern
ment wants to get this food to the
people to relieve the price situation:
then why tark on the parcels post
cost and cause this unnecessary de
lay? "The government order makes it
possible for municipalities to buy this
food snd resell it to the peonle, but
why the necessity of this? While the
Quartermaster depot Is selling It to
it could be selling It to tne
PJ?" fnd saving the necessity and
the eost of a second hand'ing.
It Is a shame to - put people
right here la the elty where the
government supplies are located,
to the extra trouble and extra
evpenfte of ordering through the
postofflce. Alao it Is going to
swamp the postmaster nnd Inter
fere with the mall service. I fear.
1 thlnfc the nrmy should handle
the whole thlnfi even to taking
orders nnd preparing Mhlpmenta
for outoftown people. There nre
plenty of KOldlers to do the work
while In the postofflce the force
"If some relief la not given, the
postofflce la bound to be awamped
when the public starts ordering
May Sell at City Hall.
CoL W. S. Scott, zone supply officer,
held a conference with K. M. Roberts,
manager of the chamber of cpmmeree
Monday, for the purpose of outlining a
plan for the sale of surnlus army sup
nlles to civilians. Instructions to sell
J surplus army suoplies were received
at tne zone supply ouice osmruar af
ternoon but no definite action was
taken until Monday Col. Scott- will
later confer with city and county offi
cials, together with officials of asso
riated charities, and a definite plan
for distribution of surnlus army sup-
i piles will beannounced by CoL Scott
w ii ii in a. soon ume.
Instructions received from Wash
ington Saturday Btate that surplus
army supplies can be sold to munic
ipalities, states, counties, charitable
institutions and federal employes In
not less than case lots. Postmasters
are also authorized to act as distribu
tion agents for parcel post.
The government, however, will
make no deliveries other than by par
eel post, according to Instructions.
No Individual will he allowed to pur
chase more than 150 worth of sup
plies. It is o rotable that most of the
supplies to he sold to Individuals will
be distributed at the city halL
Carnegie Gave Away
$350,695,654 Up To
First Of June, 1918
Washington, D. C Aug. 11. An
drew Carnegie had given away
$350,695.65 up to Juno 1, 1918. a
compilation of his benefactions
prepared by the Carnegie Endow
ment for International Peace
ITEAL BOAT ID
This Is Story From Grand
Hastens, Mich.; Several
Young Men Hunted.
Chicago, I1L. Aug. 11. Chicago
police today received a telegram from
the authorities at Grand Hastens,
lilch, asking them to search far the
two-masted yacht, the Briar, which
they declare was stolen by several
young men In the Michigan port yes
terday. The men also are said to have
kidnaned two lfi year old girls, who
are being held prisoners on the boat.
Roosevelt Memorial Fund
Campaign To Be Planned
At Dallas, Tex., Meeting
New Tork. Aug. 11. The Roosevelt
Memorial association announced today
arrangements practically had been
completed for the campaign to raise
funds for erection of a monument at
Washington' and establishment of a
public park at Oyster Bay In honor
of the ex-president.
Regional conferences, at which
state chairman and committees will
meet to consider plans, will be held
In Dallas, .Tex, and other clues, ine
Dallas meeting will take place
August 19. - ... i
MEN NAMED TO COLLECT
FOR ROOSEVELT MEMORIAL
New Tork, Aug. 11. Announcement
was made today by CoL William Boyce
Thompson, of New Tork city, pres
ident of the Roosevelt Memorial asso
ciation, that the organization to col
lect the fund of X5.000.CCO during the
week of Octoer 20-27 has been com
pleted in most of the states.
Gov. Thomas M. Campbell If chair
man for Arizona; Col. R. E. TwItchelL
for New Mexico, and J. M. McCor
mick, of Dallas, for Texas.
COL ROOSEVELT TO HUNT
BIG GAME IN WEST SOON
dore Roosevelt Is planning to hunt big
game in loano naunts inrousn wmcu
his father tramped on several occa
A trip Is being arranged for next
month and uoi. itooseveit is to oe too
guest or Gov. Davis, tentative piaus
indicate that the party will seek deer,
bear and mountain goats In the wild
regions north of Warren.
SIGHT SHIP BRISGISG PRINCE.
St. Johns. N. S, Aug. 11. The Brit
ish battlesnip Renwon, bringing the
.prince of Wales to New Foundland,
was sighted at 8 a. m. local time to
day from the Cape St. Francis light
bouse. Gen. Howze Lays First
Stone Of New Bridge
To Span Mame River
Chateau Thierry, France. Aug. 11.
(By the Associated Press.) MaJ.
Gen. Robert L. Howze Sunday laid
the first stone of the new bridge
which Is to be constructed over the
Marne river, funds for which were
raised by the American Society for
the Relief of Devastated France.
The old bridge was Blown up by
the American third division the
night of May 31-June 1, 1918, to
stop the German thrust toward
Government Lets Bacon Spoil In Poorly
Built Warehouses While Prices Rise And
GROCERS of El Paso assert that the
VJ government Is responsible for the
present high prices of food products
here and elsewhere, and their asser
tion seems to be borne out In many In
stances. For instance. It is asserted that the
government waste of food in Its army
supply depots Is one of the criminal
things of the present time, yet It Is
going on daily, all over the country.
Grocers know it has been going on
here and they have heard that it Is
going on everywhere. They do not
blame the local army officials for the
waste they blame the system and
Jnst as nrmy officers burned
the wood In the cantonment build
ings erected here for the national
guard In 1016. when thousands of
poor in Cl Paso were suffering
from cold, food purchased by the
army Is allowed to spoil and Is
then destroyed here - and else
It is common knowledge among the
CAN Remedy Tke
1 PI Or TO
OT7r TTTT7TT 7 A
TWO GENERALS JAILED
One Colonel Escapes With a Battalion of Men and Heads
for Villa Camp Conspiracy Exposed by Man Who
Was Offered a Commission by Villa as a General;
the Penitentiary Is Now Pull of Suspects.
CONFIRMATION of the conspiracy
to bring about a mutiny In the
federal garrison at Chihuahua City
and to deliver the city to Villa, was
received hero today In letters from
the Chihuahua state capital. The plot
was discovered 21 hours before It
could be carried out and many offi
cers and soldiers were arrested at
reveille last Wednesday morning, ac
cording to these letters.
The plan was to have ths garrison
troops revolt against the loyal Car
ranza officers and deliver the city
to viua, wno is near tne uninuanua-
nnnnen tlat. Hn, rnnnlrfAN hail
t been working among the troops for
I weeks and had succeeded In getting
many officers and their troons to loin
Officer Exposes Plot.
I The plot was discovered when two
conspirators went to Santa Rosalia
! and Jimenez to Induce the government
troops tnere to join in tne movement.
Col. Hernandez, a federal who had
been deposed of his command, was
approached and offered a general's
commission in Villa's army It he
would Join the revolt- Instead, he
telegraphed Gen. Enrique Martinez,
chief of staff at Chihuahua City, the
details of the plot. When .the plotters
returned to the state capital, they
were arrested, according to Informa
tion received here.
One of the ringleaders was said to
have been Gen. Lzaro Alanls, a
former Villa commander, who had
been given amnesty in 191S by Car
ranza. Many other federal officers
and civilians were placed in the peni
tentiary Wednesday. Rumors that a
numbered were executed were not
ronf iraied by the letters received here
A federal colonel and his battal
ion escaped from Chlhnahna City
and are marehlns; to Join Villa
with loyal troops In pursuit.
Confirmed From Chlhnahna.
Chihuahua City, ilex.. Aug. 7. (By
znalL Delayed by censor) Military
police yesterday discovered a plot to
turn over th6 government garrison
here to Francisco Villa and to cap
ture the city by a coup de main.
Orders were at once issued that no one
should leave or enter the city without
Identification and many officers and
soldiers of the garrison were placed
These IneljtTed General, Laxaro
Alanls and Manuel Gntierres and
more than a score of officers and
civil offlefal. alany civilians
were Implicated la the Plot, bnt
their names are being withheld by
the military authorities and th.e
utmost secrecy maintained at
military headquarters about the
Gen. Alanls was a follower of Flores
Mason in 1909 and 1910 and was Im
CONGRESS FORGETS PARTISANSHIP
111 CONSIDERING ECONOMIC CRISIS
Democrats and Eepuhlicans
Wilson's Firm Stand Against Agitators wno Would
Uproot Existing Order of Things in Nation; Wilson
Turns Smiles of Sarcasm Into Warmest Approval
By DAVID LAWRENCE.
D. C Aug. 11- No-
W body who heard president Wilson
deliver his memorial address to con
gress on the high cost of living could
fall to observe that, for the moment
at least, the personnel of the legis
lative and executive branches of the
government seemed to be lifted out
of the depths of cancerous partisan
ship and brougnt back to the plane of
unselfish patriotism which won the
war and which must now help keep
It was an impressive sight Re
publicans and applauding along with
Democrats applauding not the mere
phrases of an individual but the doc
trines of law and order pronounced
with a dellberateness and finality in
tended to give tonic to a panicky and
disturbed state of mind. For the na-
tlonal capital had been torn between
a nation wide demand for lower prices !
and a sudden Insistence by railroad I
leaders that they be permitted to In'
U. S. Could
retail trrorers of El Paso also among
wholesalers, that thousands of pounc s
of bacon have been allowed to spoil
In El Paso because of the lack of
protection given the meat in stor
age. Xo Care Given Goods.
Thousands of pounds of bacon were
stored In tin roofed one story build
ings and when the heat of summer
came on. the bacon spoiled.
Inspectors of the united States bu
reau of animal industry have been
busy for several days condemning
quantities of this bacon in ware
horses In Cotton addition. Much of
It would h fit for soap, but that Is
all; report has it that It is to be burned
utterly and not even salvaged for
soap, the excuse being that If it were
sold it might In turn be sold for edible
purposes by some of the purchasers
and thus endanger the health of the
This loss would have been unneces
sary. It Is pointed out. if proper pre
cautions bad been taken to erect a
suitable building to protect the baon.
Not only does the government have
to pay for this, and. Incidentally, the
eonle throngh taxes, but it Is re
moved from the food resources of the
TTTTT A T? A 77 O
plicated with Magon In various so
cialistic schemes for Mexico in Los
r.-cle at that time. He was a major
under-Francisco Madero, and a colo
nel under Orozco during the Orozco
revolution of 1912. He joined the
Huerta forces In 1914 and was also
said to have served under Zapata In
1915. He was given amnesty and a
commission as general in the Car
ranza forces by Gen. Francisco Mur
gula In 1917. Gutierrez was operating
around Casas Grandes In 1912 and
1914 and was alleged to have been a
member of Maximo Castillo's famous
bandit band, which burned the Cumbre
Troops Sent From Juares.
Juarez. Her, Aug. 11. Three hun
ata and fiftv federal troons were
rushed south to Chihuahua City late
yesterday from the garrison here on
a snedal train. No explanation of
this troop movement could be obtained
at military headquarters, but It was
rumored here they were being sent
to replace the mutinous troops In the
Chihuahua City garrison.
Additional details of the conspiracy
tn deliver the state canltai to viua
were received here today. An Amer
ican who arrived last night said the
discovery of the plot z nours oeiore
the mutiny was to occur was all tnat
prevented the coup being successful
Manv old Diaz artillery officer!
were said to have been Implicated In
the plot, together with former Villa
and Orozco leaders who had been
When the conspiracy was discovered
by the federal officials, a rumor war
purposely spread that Villa was In
thn eltv and all of the entrances were
closed. Wholesale arrests then began
and the federal penitentiary was soon
filled with officers, eniistea men ana
civilians, the American said. He said
the report was general In Chihuahua
City when he left that many of the
conspirators were executed.
Another federal reported Implicated
in the conspiracy was Gen. Rueda
Quljano, who was among the first
The conspiracy extended to all
parts of Chihuahua state and In
volved the Villa Ahnmada garri
son. S3 mllea south of here.
It is denied here the Juarez garri
son was implicated In the plot be
cause of the feeling against the local
troops because they permitted Amer
ican troops to cross June 15 in pur
suit of Villa.
The American salesman who ar
rived in Juarez early Monday morn
ing and declared he was In Chihuahua
when the conspiracy was discovered
said a number were executed at once,
while many others were confined to
JML. . .
xne government zorces quicsuy
control ed the situation," he said. :
Alike Applaud President
troduce the soviet system in the man-
agement of tie transportation of the
Trtbnte Is Spontaneous.
Every time the president hit at lm
pllcatlpns of Bolshevism he literally
brought down the house. Republicans
and Democrats Joined In a spontaneous
trlbutewhose meaning was unmis
takable. "There must be no threats,'
and house, assembled didn't wait for j
him to finish the thought.
TThe world has Just destroyed the
arbitrary force of a military Junta: it
will live under no other.- Again
cheers echoed througQ the legislative
Hut the climax came TfBen the
president addedi "Kvrry one trho
Is In real toncb with the silent
masses of oar srest people knew
that the old strons; fibre and
ateady aelf control are still therca
firm nsalnat violence or any des
perate action that would throw
their affalra Into contnalon.
The worst thing-, the most ratal
""fJSilfJ 5"2S?2 " -J!"
or Interrupt production or to interfere
with the distribution of soods by the
(Continued on pace 3. column 3.
country through gross carelessness.
lack ol system. 01 government om
clals. Buys Needless Quantltlea.
This is but one thing for which the
government Is blamed. The fact that
It has "stocked up" with such tre
mendous supplies of goods when the
actual neeas of tne srmv aia not war
rant it. Is also criticised.
The government continued to buy ;
large quantities of supplies, it is
known, after the signing of the
armistice, regardless of the fact that '
In doing so. It was bidding against '
the actual consumer of the country
and causing the price to rise because
of a lack of supply. i
In store houses In El Paso there '
are enough canned goods, held by the '
government, it is asserted, to supply
El Paso for many months, many more
than the army can possibly use for
"If the government would only
turn these things loose." said a grocer,
"It could cause a break In prices
everywhere. But the manner In which
many of the supplies are being turned
loose is ridiculous. For instance, re
cently Incal dealers have been privll-
(Contfnurd on page 3. column S.)
Food Situation; Let's See If
BILL IS MADE
Senate Committee Takes
Up Measure As Revised
By Its Subcommittee.
Wine And Cider Maying In
Home For Personal Use
Would Be Permitted.
WASHINGTON. D. C Aug. 1L Pro
hibition enforcement legislation
advanced another step in congress to
day, when the senate Judiciary com
mittee began consideration of the bill
passed by the house last June as
amended and liberalized by the judi
The subcommittee eliminated aev-
eral drastic house provisions and
modified others. In Its work the sub
committee, comprising senators Ster
ling, of South Dakota, chairman; Fall,
of New Mexico, and Norris, of Ne
braska. Republicans, and Overman, of
North Carolina; Walsh, of Montana.
and King, of Utah. Democrat, first
revised the senate enforcement bill
and then Incorporated their amend
ments in the house MIL
The subcommittee left unchanged
the house definition of Intoxicating
beverages as those containing y of 1
i'wim or more ot mcvnoi.
As revised, the hill will nnt inter
fere with storage and personal use of
luioxicaung liquors m nomes.
iTooauiy the most liberal
amendment to the honse bill la a
provision exempting from penal
ties nny person "manufaeturlng
nonlntoxlcatlng elder and fruit
Juices exclusively for uae in his
house. This would permit home
manufacture of light wlnea and
elder fur personal consumption,
and the amendment, except by Im
plication In connection with the
definition of in toxicants, doea not
define -nonln toxica tins' bever-
. a-icKen irom the bouse bin was
me provision making It unlawful for
persons to.be Intoxicated or to drink
liquor on trains, street cars. Jitnes,
boats or other public conveyances.
Another relaxation of the house
bill was made In Its provision for pen
alizing persons having -reason to be
lieve" their property Is being used
unlawfully. The senate amendment
requires "personal knowledge" cf auch
The house provision declaring
that after February 1. 1EGO, the -
possession ci liquor unauthorized
by the law shall be prima facie
evidence that it Is being kept for
sale Is retained aad atrengthened
by an addition providing that In
proeeedlnga under this section, the
burden of proof shall be on de
fendants to prove that auch bev
erages do not contain more than
H of 1 percent of alcohol.
The subcommittee revision retains
the following exemption, as provided
uy iuo nouse:
Denatured alcohol, medlclal orepar-
atlons. patent medicines, toilet and
medicinal preparations, flavoring ex
tracts, syrups, vinegar and fruit
The subcommittee, however, struck
i"0' ti,hn" S? h" ??,artl"
cles should be in "nonpotable" form.
prescribing merely that they shall be
"unfit for beverage purposes."
A house clause requiring content of
tonet, medicinal and antiseptic art.
cles to be labeled was stricken out.
House Provisions Retained.
Retaining the house provision pro-
"f'P"?" or prescptlon of In-
toxicants without a permit from the
Internal revenue office, the revised
bill contains a provision that such
acts shall be expressly authorised
upon receipt of permits. The house
limit of ten days on permits to pur
chase intoxicants also Is extended tn
the revised bill to-SO days. Pharma
cists only may sell at retail and li
censed physicians only may prescribe
liquor. The house requirement tor
physical examination by physicians
of applicants for liquor prescription,
however, was eliminated.
The house provision limiting phy
sicians dispensing; to one pint of
ion Tis Mtilflei but T modified to ro-
liquor in ten days for the same per-
vide that such elimination shall apply
only to prescriptions for liquor to be
Limit Wine for Sacrament.
More rigorous provisions regarding
transatlons In wines for sacramental
and religious purposes are provided
by a provision requiring Issuances of
such permits only to ministers, rabbis
or other cclesi'stlcals.
The house provisions regarding ad
vertising of beverages Is made more
stringent In some respects and more
liberal in others. The subcommittee
clause penalizing advertisement of in-
toxicants anywhere, by any means or !
method. Also stricken out was a '
house clause authorizing obliteration
of iinnnraavrHin-nrthn. of r.ic-
tores of a distillery, bottle, keg, bar- '
rel or other receptable In advertise
ments. A new clause permits manu
facturers and wholesale d 'Ugglsts to
advertise alcohol in trade Journals.
350 Wounds Has
This One Doughboy
San Francisco, Calif. Aug. 11.
Page a few of the new wound
stripes and make a suit for Sergt.
Frank Mason, now on recruiting
duty here. Mason has 3S0 minor
shrapnel wounds, three silver
plates In his head, three plates In
his right shoulder, one plate In his
left shoulder, three plates in his
right leg and the noticeable effect
of having been gassed.
His wounds were suffered In
Europe and on the border.
C I FACT OF SHANTUNG
TREATY WITH BRITISH
KEPT FROM U.S. ENVOY
WiLSONUNABLETO SEND PEACE
PAPERS TO SENATE AS ASKED
Writes Lodge Data Is Too Great and Includes Mem
oranda Which, on Grounds of Public Policy, It Would
Be Unwise to Divulge; Sends .American League
Draft, Which Differs Widely Prom Plan Adopted.
WASHINGTON. D. C Ang: 1L Ex
istence of tho secret treaty be
tween Japan and Great Britain re
garding the Shantung:, China, penin
sula was concealed from secretary
Lansing- by -viscount Is hi I, Japanese
ambassador to the United States, Mr.
Lansln? testified today before the
senate foreign relations committee.
On September 6, 1917, Mr. Lansing
said, deling the negotiations leading
up to the Lanslng-Ishll agreement,
viscount Ishlt told him that he hal
assured Sir Edward Grey, the British
foreign minister, that Japan would
return Klao Chow to China, "but
would have to retain tr.e German Pa
cific Islands because no Japanese gov
ernment coma stand wttnout retain
Xo Further Statement Made.
"Did viscount Ishll make any fur
thelr statement regarding the dispo
sition of German claims in China?"
assed senator Borah Republican,
i'o," replied secretary Lansing.
"But yon knotr now that at that
time Japan had an understanding:
with Great Britain for Japanese
control of Klao ChOTr and that
XmhIJ concealed that from the see
retary of the United Statesr
That' the trnth.
The secretary said he first heard of
me secret treaties on tne suoject be
tween Japan and Great Britain,
France. Russia and Italy in February
of this year at Versailles. He said he
naa investigated -very tnorougniy
and that these secret treaties never
were published In Russia.
.President Wilson today rcrnscd
to send the aenate a eepy of
Gen. Bliss's. letter concerning the
Shantnn,? settlement, on the
KTonnd that It contained confi
dential references to other gov
ernments. Falls to Send Peace Fa perm.
President Wilson wrote chairman
Lodge, of the senate foreign relations
committee, today that It would not be
possible to comply with the commit
tee's request for the documents used
by the American peace commission
Joe Bailey Says
It Is A League
Of Notions! Wow
Texas Senator Criticises
President And a Lot
Of Other Things.
Dallas. Texas. Aug. 11. Ex-senator
Joe Bailey made a speech at an In
formal reception at a friend's home
here that thrilled the W ultra soci
ety folk who gathered to hear him.
Every friend of Bailey's was Invited.
It was predicted that hundreds would
Bailey started bis speech by declar
ing, "Something must be done or what
the government will not take from us
in taxes, labor will take from us in
The ultra society folk annlanded
He characterized president Wilson
as a nice, highly educated gentleman
who lack, wisdom."
"ireagne of TSotlons."
Bailey branded the league of na
tions the league of "notions." The par
ticular fault be found with it was that
president Wilson wants to be the
author of It. "He wants to be the
author of It," said Bailey. "He has
even written a book about it."
Bailey declared that his son will
never again fight the battle of
another country. He said he decided J
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Electric Disturbance In Earth
Interferes With Telegraphic
w rom me earin ptayea navoc with
telegraph systems throughout the
west on Monday
i..k.-. . ,
Tb disturbance was noticed In El
Paso early in the day In the 'Western
I Union and the Trl-State Telephone
company's telegraph department. C
E. Stratton. general manager of the
Trl-State, asked Denver and Los An
geles if they were experiencing trou
ble and got replies that both places
were seriously af f et ted.
"1 never saw It happen before." said
Mr Stratton. "There Is so much elec
tricity in the earth today that tele
graphic work Is seriously Interfered
with and we cannot keep the Instru
ments adjusted. The ground wires
ought to register zero, but Instead,
they have been showing from 45 to ISO
volts of electricity throughout the
day, the current first appearing on
the positive side, then the negative or
vice versa, and then disappearing en
tirely for intervals. The telephone in
struments are not affected because
they are not grounded, bat the tele
graph service Is badly affacted.
1 cannot give a reason for It. It
ers at Paris In negotiating the peace
The nrioua data bearlnsr upon
or used In connection, with the
treaty of peace vrlth Germany.
said the president "are so mis
cellaneous and enormous In mass
that it vronld be impossible tor
me to supply them viitbont brins
lns: from Parts the vrhole file of
papers of the commission Itself
and wonld Include many memo
randa which. It vras affreed on
gronnds of pnblle policy, it would
be anwlse to make nse of outside
The president sent chairman Xodg
the informal draft of the league of
The original American draft of the
league of nations covenant sent to the
foreign relations committee today by
president Wilson contains several pro
visions widely differing from the
league covenant as adopted at Paris.
The much debated provisions of
article 10 of the present cove
nant for arnaranieelng' the terri
torial Integrity of the league
members Is almost Identical with
a clause In the American draft.
The latter was as follows:
"The contracting powers undertake
to respect and to protect against ter
ritorial aggression the political inde
pendence and territorial Integrity of
all states members of the league."
Many of the arbitration provisions
are virtually the same In the two
drafts. The American draft also con
tained the plant finally adopted for a
council and a larger assembly and em
bodied a disarmament program sim
ilar to that In the final covenant It
also provided for an economic boycott
of caveaant breakers
' Ke Withdrawal provision.
The American plan eontatced so
provisions for withdrawal from mem
bership and made no reference to the
Monroe doctrine. It also contained a
provision, not finally accepted, under
which the league would "inquire Into
the feasibility of abolishing compul
sory military service."
There also as a provision In the
American plan, omitted from the final
draft, which would declare It a "fun-
oamentai covenant tnat no power
shopld overstep international agree
ments for rights on the high seas.
60 To 80 German Troops
Slain And 200 Wounded
In Fights; Quiet Now.
Chemnitz. Saxony. Aug. 11. (By the
Associated Press). Sixty to 80 sol
diers were killed and SCS wounded
in the flBhtlnsr during; food riots Fri
day, according to estimates here. Ten
civilians were killed and SO wounded.
The city now Is quiet and trains are
COTTSTY REMITS ROAD MOXET.
Santa Fe. N. M. Aug. 11. Curry
county today remitted to the state
highway commissioner 14600 dollars
as its half of work to be done in that
county on state aid roads.
Sam Knows What It Is.
Columbus. Ohio. Aug. 11. "Sam.
the officer says you were full of
liquor," said the court.
"Ko. sab," said Sam.
"Sam." asked the Judge, gravely,
"do you know what liquor IsT
"Oh. yes sah. Jqdgrc" answered
Sam. "Liquah. y&ISi&nah. Is some
thin" what thar aijgfe none of"
Unheard Of Event
may be tnat there la an earthquake
shock somewhere nearby, or it may
portend a disturbance of some sort In
side the earth. I don't know what Is
the cause, but I know that telegraph
men never heard of It before."
Army wireless communication be
tween Fort Bliss and the border wire
less stations was uninterrupted, sig
nal officers at the post wireless sta
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