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BANDITS MUST STAY IN
IN SWIFT CLEAN UP
OF WHISKY VILLAGE
Liquor Soaked Lumberjacks Nabbed in "Man's Town For Real
Men" When Armed Dry Agents Strop Down on Moon
shiners'; Raid Ordered by Judge Landis After
Law Is Defied apd Battle Threatened.
UURLEY, WW, Dec. 2& Mae &kn 50 federal proUkm age&ts
fret Ckkago svprued 35 ppea saJeess m Herky tlus marnkg,
maids; mumj arrests and seizifig qfiantkks of lasers of &H sorts. Tke
federal afeafts were wmei, bet sot a sket was fixed darkg the first
kow of operatieBC.
Tbe raid feBeWed a wW aiglt is Hsrky darks wlck Gqsor tad -beea
mU at bargak rates, rasgisg Jreffi 35 ceats for moomiikc
wkitky t75 ceats for weM known brand, k was said. Amosg tkose
arrested were iBBaberjacks too paralyzed frost Eq&er to realize what
Dry AeABta Threate.!.
Reports had reached prohibition
enforcement headquarters at Chicago
that prohibition agents would be shot
If they attempted to make arrests in
Hurley, a lumbering town of aboat
Although telephone messages from
rh i ca ?o irquirinp whether the raid
bad been made reacned Hurley just
ah-ad of the officers, tbe saloon men
appeared not to have been warned.
The liruor men were swept up quick
ie. Some residents of Hurley said the
larg-er dealers had concealed some
c io-ks and were bellewd to have
their liquor locked In safes.
The raid was executed rapidly,
cleaning- up most of tbe accessible
places in less than an boor.
This logins camp town has been
tr center of an ti -prohibition feeling
for seera! months. Many of the lum
berjacks are foreigners.
Battle W1U Beetiesjren.
Th e smouldering resentment to
ward prohibition broke into flame in
a battle here Ortober 9, when prohi
bition operatives encountered boot
ipers who lost contraband w his lev,
ni'mated to be worth $96.66. One
nn -was killed in the fight and an
c'her was seriously wounded.
mce that time, it is said, prohibl
fon agents have avoided Hurley,
a.ting until complete preparations
ould be made to main a raid In
The whole district la this part of
tje north woods had been regarded
v dry officials as a law defying com
loons. Reports that dance balls, sa
Vons, gambling rooms aad bootleg
;o:nt flourished openly, each one
filing- any kind of liquor obtainable
from moonshine whisky to Italian
w:n?. hare bees numerous. .
OppostOon to any encroachment
from outside took definite Conn, how
pr, after the ambosji tm October. It
was asserted that the bootleggers or
r a nixed and issued a defl that the
f rst prohibition agent to show hlm-
se'f in Hurley woald be shot. They '
owed, it was said, to keep Hurley "a j
man's town for real men."
Extradfttea Denied. J
Lansing. Mich-. Dec 38- Got. A! J
1-ert E. Sleeper today denied the re- I
jet of Wisconsin authorities for the I
'tradition to Iron county. Wisconsin,
r Ltf J- Grove, chief prohibition en-
forcement officer for upper Michigan, i
- - . Via ..forf-iv-si 1AijA 4 !
I-on county on a charge of raurder
ip John M. Chiapusio. alleged liquor
J-tdge Leads Orders Rat.
Tncag-o, 111. Dec 28. The town of
Hu'-'ey 1? alleged to be one of the
'v ide open"' spots In the north woods.
Zi :& a legging camp and said to be
the seat of extensive moonahinlng
operations Thirty years ago Hurley
was known as the "wildest town" in
t' e great lakes region.
It was near Hurley that John Chia
pnsio. an alleged liquor rnnner, was
killed last tall in an encounter with
Leo J Groe. prohibition agent In
upper Michigan, whom Wisconsin au
thorities now are seeking to extradite
Grove made the complaint that
caused MaJ. Dalrymple, former prohi
bition enforcement agent for the oen
- al states, to lead his expedition to
The expedition to Hurley was
o -de red at the instance of federal
; udge Landis, after reports had
reached h;m that alleged moonahiB-t-ra
had threatened to shoot any pro
h'bition raiders who pat in an an
pearance. More than 100 places, it was re
ported, make or sell whisky and
T ine. Thirty-eight are saloons and
tre raiding party carried warrants
for the arrest of the proprietors.
Other places said to be selling liquor
- ere pool rooms, private stills, and
back bar snopa.
Frank B. Richardson, UaJ. Dal
rrmple's successor, is said to have
oen working quietly for several days
on preparations for the Hurley raid
m an effort to avoid the opposition of
state authorities and citizens such as
v. as encountered by Dalrymple at
Hurley, which has ben referred to
as one of the "wettest spots in the
country, was reported to have bees
'wide open last night.
Gen. Pershing To Lead
Washington, D. &. Dec 28. Gen.
Pershine. in a telegrcm from Roslyn,
X. T., haa accepted an Invitation to
erre as grand marshal of tbe parade
rnr the inauguration of prealdent--:ect
Harding, has been announced by
:he committee in charge of arrange
aients. The Invitation iraa extended to him
.3 conformity with the enrtom of
Laiing the ranking officer of the
army iread the inaugural paraae.
His 64th Birthday;
Many Send Messages
WASHINGTON. D. C, Dec 28
President Wilson today cele
brated hfs 64th birthday anni
versary, receiving numerous mes
sages of congratulation. Two of
the presidejits daughters. Miss
Margaret Wilson and Mrs. W G.
McAdoo, were with him for the oc
casion. Tor.izht Mrs. Wilson and
the presWlTU s dai glurs expected
to attend i-- redding of Miss Mar
jont Bro a r.. coufin of prpsidcnt
WI's-ok's i. 'n iff
Machine Gun Sought to
Guard Seized Liquors
Valued at $2,000,000
SAN FRANCISCO, Calit. Dec 2S.
Purchase of a machine gun to
guard intoxicating liquor seized
and held here by federal authori
ties win be recommended to Wash
ington. It was announced, follow
ing inspection of vaults where the
liquor is sequestered.
Collector of customs John O
Davis said the liquor was valued
at more than S2.00v.004. Fear that
the crime wave now reported in
the east may spread to the Pacific
coast underlies the proposed rec
ommendation for a machine gun.
Assailant TTien Turns Gun
On Himself With
MAIL SACK LOOTED
OF $100,000 CASH
All Street Cars, Railroads
And Ferries In New York
Guarded By Police.
NEW YORK. Dec 23. Raymond
Amos, a nearo, early today leaped
onto the running board of an
automobile, shot to death Lucia Har
per, one of the car's four negro pas
senerers, and then killed himself. The
murder and suicide occurred at the
corner of ltOth street and Seventh
avenue, just a few momenta after a
police "sharp shooters squad" had
passed the spot in an automobile.
iouce are seare&inr lor Charles:
chauffeur of the automobile.
they said bore the license
number of the
late Disnop cnaries
Xalls Robbed of $160,000.
Mali sacks containing 9100.000 in
cash, consigned to a firm in Havana,
were ransacked in the postoffice of
that city several weeks ago and as
yet the money has not been recov
ered, it has been learned here.
Speyer ft Co.. New York brokers,
who cashed the checks of the Havana
firm here and sent the money to
Cuba, said today the loss was neither
theirs nor that of the Cuban firm,
but an insurance company covering
the protection of the currency. The
brokers said they understood several
arrests in connection with the crime
had been made in Havana.
Valuable heirioms, among them a
gold medallion believed to have been
originally the property of Mary,
queen of Scots, were stolen Sunday
night from the West End avenue
apartment of R. C Kavanagh. a
The medallion was to have been
presented to the Metropolitan Mu
seum of art this week.
Four men. believed by police to be
members of a holdup band, were ar-
In confessions, which the police
say they obtained, they told of enter-
rag ciuos, outcjiershops,
groceries, garages and private resi
dences in Bergen county. New Jer
sey and of haying escaped with many
thousand dollars worth of loot.
The entire gang, the police said,
carried firearms equlped with silen
cers, wore black masks and used all
manner of conveyances.
Four men. the youngest 18 years,
and the eldest 24 years old, were given
maximum sentences of from 10 to 20
years imprisonment when found
guilty cf robbery in the court of gen
Policemen On All Cars.
Placing of every railroad, street
car. ferry and highwav entrance into
tbe city under special sollce nurd
I and the calling out of 650 embryonic
poucemen ior iinai training, were an
nounced by police commissioner En
right last night as the latest meas
ures to check New Tork's tide of ou--lawry.
Police previously had been orderel
to halt, question and search if neces
sary, all suspicious characters and to
seek explanations of all persons founu
in unirequenieo tnoroughlarcs
tween midnight and dawn.
Meanwhile, the police department
fearing another gang feud as a re
sult of the murder if "Monk" East
man, former notorious gaug leader
and war hero, yesterday, exerted
themselves in an attempt to establish
(the identity of his flayer,
i A theory that Eastman, as the head
of a "whisky ring' met death as a
'result of a quarrel with associates
(.Continued on page 4, col am n S.)
Times When Thrift Means To Save By Spending: This
IN U.S. AWAIT
Sending O f Undesirable
Russians Home Resumed
By Labor. Department.
Urges Opening Channels of
Trade To Americans In
All Parts Of World.
1 1 TASHTNGTON, D. C Dec. 28.
VV Deportation of Ross lan radicals
has been resumed, it was said
today at the department of labor. A
number of Russians were started
home last week and another batch of
IS will leave New Tork In about three
weeks.- The radicals are sent to 1A
bau and moved thence by raU Into
Ludwig c. A. K. Martens, self styled
Russian soviet ambassador, will be
sent to Russia via Ubau.
Although he has been recalled by
his government, the expenses of bis
deportation will be paid by the United
SM Avralt Deportation.
There are about too Russian radi
cals awaiting deportation at New
Tork and elsewhere.
Criticising the deportation order
against Martens, senator Trance, Re
publican, Maryland, in a statement
declared "that It is time for our gov
ernment to forget Its prejudices aad
follow the example of Great Britain
by opening up the channels of trade
for American citizens in all parts of
"When Mr. Martens leaves the
country." said senator Brance. "the
Russian people will be without a rep
resentative here, while their repre
sentatives in Great Britain have been
recognised and most profitable orders
for immense quantities of goods are
being placed by these representatives
in Kngland. the Ualtad StafM tnr iwr
policies, will be isolated and prevent
ed from participation in this most
desirable and lucrative trade.
Advantageous to British.
"I shall not go so far as to say
that tbe policy of our government
cowara Kussia nas been dictated by
the British, but we do know It has
wen mosr aavantageous to British
Interests. The dearth of manufac
tured articles in Russia Is so great
nn uie purcnasing power or toe
soviet government aw gnat,' that the
oneniae of Russian market. wrntM
do much to restore more prosperous
conoinon in uus country.
POLICE FIND BOX AND MONEY
STOLEN FROM EXPRESS TRUCK
Kansas City. Mo- Dec 18 a
strong box weighing IS pounds and
containing a large amount in checks
ana ararta, wnicn was taken from an
Amenoan railway exytess motor
truce wnen nve armed bandits held
up the vehicle, tea been found by
detectives near Kansas City. Kan.
The police said they found tSO.OOe 1b
cnecas ana a raits strewn about the
BY M' CUMBER
Marion. O, Dec. J8. United States
senator Porter KeCaruber. of North
Dakota, the only Republican member
of the senate who voted, for ratifica
tion of the Versailles treaty, and
teaa-ue 01 nations without reserva
tions, today advised president-elect
Harding to go ahead with his propo
sition for formation of an association
of nations independent of the league,
as he considered the league dead so
far as the United States is concerned.
Senator McCumber said he did not
recommend any definite plan for an
association of nations, but urged the
formation of some sort of sn inter
national tribunal to which nations
could submit questions of differences
for arbitration before going to war.
Senator McCumber said he also talked
over tariff legislation with the president-elect.
A plea for appointment of a for
mer service man to a cabinet posi
tion was made to senator Harding
today by John G. Ma her. of Lincoln,
Neb., one of the organizers of the
American legion, who also discussed
the soldiers' bonus proposition with
Maher asked specifically that
CoL Theodore Roosevelt be appointed
to some cabinet position or given an
assistant's position under one of the
;pR pMPU R pF)Q
iA 1 Via V-'l 1 I VI iLJJ
Tours, France. Dec. 28. Cnqoall
field acceptance of the 11 conditions
laid down by Moscow is the only
way the French Socialists can Join
the third internatinale. the French
Socialist congress was notified today
in a telegram received from Nikolai
Lenine, the soviet premier; Leon
Trotsky, soviet minister of war, and
G. S. Zlnovieff, Bolshevik governor
The telegram which was read at
this morning's session of the con
gress was signed by the chiefs of all
the national parties which are re
ported members of the third Inter
nationale together with the name of
the party In the United States ap
pears the name "Courvitch." It is be
lieved here that "Courvitch" Is Kico
lai Honrwlch. one of the editors of
the communist organ Novy Mir. tbe
cffice of which was raided by federal
sfcr-f, in Vb- VtrU mp)v .Hi.
DhIIi 1vn.ll a, t. rt-w
The message concludes with the
statement that "for the French work-
Herald telephone service,
from 7:41 a. ra. to p. m. on
week days. No telephone
service outside those houis.
or on Sundays.
CAPTURE OF FEME
IS ANNOUNCED BY
T OXDOX Ena. Dec 28. There 1st
Xj reason to believe Fiume is oc
cupied by regular troops, premier
Giolitti of Italy declared at a press
conference at Rome, says a Central
News dispatch from that city.
Auks Per ArmUtlee.
Rome, Italy, Dec 28. The mayor of
Jr.iumc pas as teed Gen. cavtariia, com
mander of the rearular Italian forces,
for a suspension of hostilities, says a
Fiume disnatch today. Gen. CavteMa
stipulated two conditions, one of
which already has been accepted.
It is expected that in an interview
arraxured for today between the
mayor and Gen. Perrario, commander!
of the biocKadina; force, the terms of
capitulation will be agreed upon.
The casualties sustained bv the
regulars in the fi eh tins; with d'Annun-
mos legionnaires up to tne present
are reported to be 30 killed and about
140 wounded. The wounded include
several carbineer officers. The rebel
forces have blown up four bridges
over the reclna.
Women Block Troops.
Ancona, Italy. Dec 28. Italian
troops attempting to dislodge legion
naires at Zara were hindered in their
work by women of the city, according;
to statements made by soldiers who;
have arrived here. As the troops ad-i
U. S., BRITAIN,
TO CUT NAVY
London Papers Appeal For
Agreement to Curtail
London. England. Dec. 23. Calls
for United States, Great Britain and
Japan to curtail naval expense by
mutual agreement were featured by
a number of London newspapers this
In following this course the jour
nals give expression to the anxiety
which has prevailed here since the
receipt of reports of the new Ameri
can naval program, an anxiety which
may be traced o tns assumption that
If the United States builds a big navy.
Great Britain mufat do likewise.
The Morning Post laments that
American politicians have chosen a
moment when the war time fellowship
of the American and British navies
and the "chivalrous courtesy of
American eeasen" have united the na
val sei flees of the two nation, "to
declare, ia effect, that the British
navy is a potential menace to Ameri-
The Post contends that the con
clusion of a working arrangement be
tween the United States and Great
Britain would do more to establish
and maintain the peace of the world
than any other plan conceivable," and
urges that "the recent utterances of
senator Borah and other Americans
encourage the belief that such an ar
rangement is possible."
Another plea for an agreement be- !
tween the United States. Jspan and
Great Britain is voiced by the Daily i
News, which urged that the interval j
between the present moment and the
inauguration of president-elect Hard-
Ex-Service Man Must
Die When There Are
No More To Give Blood
MONTROSE, Colo.. Dec 28. When
there are no more to give
blood, then Isaac Pettlngill
can but He down and die.
Pettlngill, a former service man.
Is suffering from pernicious ane
mia. The doctors say thai only
blood transfusions can prolong his
life and that this expedient is only
temporary. Whenever the blood
transfusions have run their course
of usefulness, there must be an
other to save the man's life. Al
ready there have been two trans
fusions, and many former service
men are on the waiting list, ready
to give their blood when neces
sary. RUSSIAN GIRL
TO ENTER U.S.
Eva Printz Who Crossed Ocean
As Stowaway Must Be
Seattle. Wash.. Dec 28. Eva Printx.
Russian girl who came Into Seattle as
a stoaway on the steamship Cross
Keys in November, planning to be
married to Lloyd D. Jacot of San
Francisco, has lost her fight for ad
mission to the United Ktatps and mnnt
be deported to Siberia, according to a
telegram received by immigration of
ficials here from Washington yester
day. The United States department
of labor was willing to stretch a point
ana aaran juss rriniz. n was an
nounced, but the state department re
fused to waive passport regulations
Anna Lap In. who accompanied her
also will be deported, it was said.
era to get entangled with reform
compromises would mean the death
knell of their party."
A letter was read from Boris Sou
varipe, Fernand Loriot and M. Mo
natte. three leaders in the French
Socialist party's extreme left against
wbom the French government took
action because of their alleged Bol
shevik activities. Tbe letter exhorted
the congress to adopt an unrestricted
revolutionary soviet program.
Paul Faure of the Centre party,
presented to the delegates figures
showing material decreases of the
membershlns in the union smdlcates
of the Seine and of the French con
federation of labor. The confedera
tion membership has decreased from
1.500,000 to 600 0u0, he declared, while
that of the Seme syndicates has de
creased from 292.000 to 140.000. He
asserted this decrease was due to the
axtremi5t element and that the party
wonld suffer further losses if the
revolutionary spirit of Moscow Dre-
vanced toward the barracks where the
legionnaires were stationed, many
women formed in 'line in front of
Kill us first, and then you can
exterminate the volunteers."
A few hours later the legionnaires
surrendered and were brought to
this city as prisoners.
Trieste. Italy. Dec IS. w(Bv the
Associated Press). News confirming
reports that Gabriele d'Annunsio,
Italian insurgent leader at Flume, had
been wounded In the recent fighting
net ween ms legionnaires and Lien.
Cavtgiias regular troops, was
ceived here todav.
Later advices say that d'Annunzio
was struck in the head by a piece of
shell wane conversing in the palace,
cut tnat tne wouno was aiignt.
Feared Attack By Man.
Paris, France, Dec 28. Newspaper
reports received here declare that
the wound suffered by Capt. Gabriele
d'Annunsio at Flume was caused by
a fragment of shell which fell on the
palace where d Annanzlo has his head
quarters. A Rome dispatch states
that premier Giolitti told a delega
tion from parliament that Italy was
forced to hasten her action against
dAnnunxio to avert an attack upon
Fiume by Jugc-siavta.
TO PRISON FOR
Georgina Markievcz Convicted
By Court Martial at
Dublin. Ireland. Dec 28. Countess
Georgina Marklevies. who was tried
by a court martial on a charge of
conspiracy to organise a seditious
society, today was sentenced to two
years in prison at hard labor.
The specific allegation against her
was that between January, 1918. and
September. 1920, she lad plotted to
organize a Fianna Eireaan." or Sinn
Fein boy scoots society. This organi
zation has been charged with con
spiracy to murder military police and
with unlawful driUing.
lng should be utilised by the states
men of the three countries to educate
The Exoress maintains that as
agreement between the three powers
osm "assure prosperity as wen as
Press Uursea Reduction.
Tokio. Janan. Dec 2S. fBv the As
sociated Preas.) Tbe Jlji sShimpo
which has been one of the strongest
'supporters of the government's naval
program, says today that If tbe world
consents to arrest the race for naval
supremacy there is no reason why
Japan's plan for eight battleships,
eight battle cruisers and 120 subma
rines to be completed by 1925 should
not be modified.
The newspaper calls on the Japa
nese government to take the initiative
and points out that the current expen
diture ior euueauon is less than one
tenth of the expenditure fos arma
ments. BIG RECEPTION
IS GIVEN COLBY
Montevideo, Uruguay, Dec 28. !
Baiabrfdge Colby. American secre
tary of state, who arrives here todav.
faced a busy program of entertain
ment which will continue until Fri
day night. A ball by the American
colony, a danrlng party by the Uru
guayan club and a banquet by the
municipality are features of tbe pro
Elaborate police arrangements
were made to control the throngs at
the dock. Immediately after land
ing a series of formal calls and inter
Argentina Prepares Welcome.
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Dec 2$.
Immediately after the arrival of sec
retary of state Colby in this city
Saturday he will be received by sen or
Torello, acting minister of foreign af
fairs, wao wiu accompany mm to
the office of president Irigoyen.
A popular welcome Is being ar
ranged by various organisations and
a number of vessels have been char
tered to meet the secretary's ship at
he entrance to tbe harbor
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GEORGIANS TOlLARRAZOLO'S ACT
WAGE WAR ON
Soviet Representatives Ex
pelled And Socialist
SHARP NOTE IS
SENT TO MOSCOW
Little Republic Surrounded
By Bolshevik States;
May Be Engulfed.
yiFLIS. Caucasia. Dc z. By the
i Associated FTem). Energetic
measures against persons sas
pec ted of being bolshevik agents have
been adopted by the government of
the Georgian republic The represent,
ative of soviet Russia has been ex
pelled from Kutais. north of Batum.
on the eastern shore of the Mack
sea. while SoclalUt clabs have been
raided, their members arrested and
arms and documents seised. A sharp
note has been handed l Shemaa. who
represents the Moscow government
there, stating the adminlstrtim of
tbe republic has decided upos a inth
less warfare against plotters and will
not tolerate Soviet machinations in
Surrounded by BoUaevUe States
Georgia, however, is completely sur
rounded by Bolshevik states, and. it
is expected, will be absorbed ay the
soviet hurricane at any moment Com
munist leaders here have received In
structions to proceed, to the city of
DeiUan at the north end of Lake
Gokcha and there establish s revo
lutionary committee, set up a soviet
regime and appear for intervention
by a Russian army concentrated along
the eastern frontier, this plan was
carried out successfully in Armenia.
The Georgian communist party has
adopted the following resolution,
which has been sent to Commissary
Stall ne at Baku, for transmission to
"The Mensbevik government, hav
ing lost the confidence of the masses,
is unable to oppose serious resistance
to the proletariat movement. It hi
necessary that Russian troops oc
cupy Batum before the British take
possession of the place and the com
munist party considers It Is time for
a coup d'etat, with tbe assistance of
the Russian army, for the purpose of
establishing s soviet regime in
Lettlne 6ppe Isterfexsaee.
Nikolai Lenine. Rusata Bolrtievik
premier, is reported to favor snwMrtlmr
interference tn Georgia, wa-other
prominent figures la rke soviet gm
ernment declare that intervention
here is essential to the security of
The Georgian army now numbers
59.00s men but military experts ex
press the belief that many of the men
here been converted to Bolshevism
and would Join the soviet armies In a
crisis. The army Is reported to be
It is reported tne fourteenth Rus
sian soviet army has arrived at Baku,
where It will relieve tbe tenth soviet
army which is on its way to Persia.
The Armenian government has de
livered a note to the administration of
Georgia demanding that a plebiscite
be held in the province of Aknalka
laki. the population of which Is said
to be 70 percent Armenian.
Hl'XT ALLKiiKD ABSCOXDER.
Baltimore Md Dec. IS. A general
alarm was sounded In police and naval
circles ior tne arrest 01 H. w. J.
Meyers 20 member of the crew of the
United States destroyer Satterlee.
alleged to have absconded from the
Norfolk navy yard with tTz.00.
YACHT AT PIER
Washington. D. C. Dec 28. A fire
occurred early today on the presiden
tial yacht Mayflower, which is tied
up at the navy yard pier. The crew
and yard fire fighters extinguished
The fire started in the petty offi
cers quarters and was reported to
have done about $500 damage. It was
extinguished before it reaehd the
Eight reporters aad photographers
who went to the yard were arrested
by the naval authorities and sent to
the yard "brig." It was alleged that
they had "tipped' a marine guard to
auow mem 10 enter tne piant. wnen
news or their detention reached sec
rotary Daniels he ordered their im
1921 POLL TAX
ONLY 1 457 PAID
With little more than a month left
in which to par 1SS1 poll taxes, only
14S7 of the le.tee expected to be
reached haVe been paid, aeeordins; to
G. A. Garcia, deputy county tax col
Th: l'.OOO total reached durinsT
win noi oe reacned tnls year, R. IX
Richer, county tax collector, believes.
Interest in the city election, he says,
probably will cause heavy payments
inside the city limits, thouch little
interest is expectea outsiae.
Italian Judge Delays
U. S. Extradition Request
Naples. Italy. Dec IS. The Judge
who Is Intrusted with the Investiga
tion concerning; the request of the
United States government for the
extradition of Tlneenso Palado. who
is alleged to have killed two women
In New York city in March. 1919. has
not yet rendered his decision. Coun
sel for Palacio has asked for a post
ponement of the Investigation, desir
ing to present a oner on oenan or
his client. The Judge granted the
postponement and the t'nlted State,
government will be informed o it
through tvie ministry of foreign
LEGAL, BUT COURT
New Mexico Supreme Court in Habeas Corpus Decision Refers
to Raiders As "Members of Marauding Band Who Killed
Gtizens Without Provocation, and Are Not Entitled to
Consideration Accorded Military Organizations."
CANTA FE. N. M.. Dec 28. Got. Larrazolo acted within his iega'
rights in jMrdoorng tbe 16 ViDista bandits in prison for muider of
America at in tbe raid on Corumbu, N. M. bat the rearrest of the pardoned
men by Luna county officers before their release from the penitentiary a!c
pwaa valid and the Mexicans --
HAKdUK b 1 KllsJi
AT NEW YORK
New York. Dee. 28. Officers of the
New Tork Towboat Exchange and
Harbor Workers union today predict
ed a harbor strike affecting several
thousand men January 1. unless some
unforeseen agreement can be reached
to avert it.
The unions, which claim a member
ship of C0O0. demand a straight ten
hour day. while the employers offer
a SO hour week without designating
nuKia ui sun 10- 1
Coincident with the announcement j
that the harbor boatmen would strike.
. wtrr . , , ..
man niow anion, canning a mem
bership of more than 1509. declared
that its organization would join in
Kansas Industrial Court
Hears Open Shop Case
Topeka. Kan.. Dec 2ft. The ques
tion of the "open shop" is before the
Kansas court of industrial relations,
it was announced today. Application
of the Fort Scott Sorghum-Syrup
company of Fort Scott, for abrogation
of Its contract with the local union of
the International Brotherhood of Fire
men and Oilers, is tbe first case
brought by employers under the in -
dustrtal court act.
ine inausinat court act specixicaiiy
recognises the right of labor unions to
bargain collectively but also recog
nises "the right of every person to
make his own choice of employment
and to make and carry out fair, just
and reasonable contracts of employ
ment.1 The Fort Scott company stated that
tt desired to operate only one of its
fire boilers and to man it with the
chlrf engineer and his assistant, but
NEW GOVERNOR OF CHIHUAHUA
OUTLINES BROAD PROGRAM OF
RECONSTRUCTION FOR STATE
By J. M. PONCK DE LEO.
CHIHUAHUA. Mex. Dec 28. Gen.
Ignaclo C. Enriquex. who Inau
gurated his term as governor of
Chihuahua October 4. expressed then
and has confirmed many times after
wards what are to be the general
lines of his administration, his aims
and objectives, all of which are close
ly interwoven with the welfare and
dvelopment of Chihuahua.
Among the many capital points of
that program or platform, published
by him. the following are the most
interesting, revealing the good in -
tentions and ample spirit of the ac
tual executive of Chihuahua.
The land or agrarian question is
of the first magnitude. Gov. Enri-'
que. will try to solve that problem,
which embodies the true peace in
XexJeo. by encouraging; small prop
erty owners through a division of the
"latttundloa. There are more than
29v haciendas ranging from 16.000
acres to I.040.000 acres each. More
than 50 of them have 70.000 acres.
Of course, the division is not to be
made by violent means, but by legal
ones, leaving aside confiscation and
paying to the owners, according to
toe iiscai value or tneir holdings, in
line with the proceedings followed in
The handling of the agrarian ques
tion will be in charge of, a special
office recently instituted under the
name of agrarian department which
also will take care of all projects
relating to colonisation and natural
resources, such as timber lands, until
now being wantonly destroyed.
Plan. Big Irrigation Prelect.
The Irrigation of big tracts of land,
now barren and useless, will be an
other of the big tasks of Gov. Enri
ques, who among other practical
plans has that of using the waters
of the big La Boqullla dam in the
irrigation of millions of acres of first
class soil along the Conchos river,
very suitable for the cultivation of
cotton, that will transform a desert
into a zone such as that of the Colo
rado river In California or that of
the Lagnna district in Torreon. Thou
sands of small farmer, wm einH
there their adobes and agriculture
will flourish in what until tin. ho. I
been a barren and arid region. patch received here from Torreon.
In .the now universal labor prob-' The nature of the conference
lem Gov. Enriqnei. convinced of the 1 not been announced, du 1 1-a- -urgency
of satisfying the just de-! suggested, that possio'y the no- a
mands Of the Uhormr Mimla vtll ....... t- ..--..- .. ..
harmonize the interests' of Th'.wnri"
Ingroen with those of the . capitalist,
in such a way as to avoid friction
and dangerous conflicts that imperil
the community. A labor department,
created by Enriquex. will assist him
in all matters Dertainlns- m rv;e
Question, collecting; rellahl. rf.f. ..J
investigating each case. I
tlvt(t Cwts to Be Reduced.
The high cost of living is to be
lowered by scientific and not hv m- !
plrlc means. The organisation of co-1
operative associations of consumers I
win oe encouraged as one nf rh
weapons for lowering the costs.
The diffusion Of knowlerio-e snmrtc
the SO percent of Chihuahua popula
tion that is now unable Tn writ., n.
read., is another of the objectives to
be fought for by the actual Chihua
hua governor. Scores of rural
scnoois are to ne opened tn ail sec
tions of the state, especially in the I
mountain districts, where the tara-1
humaras live In the same condition '
as when In the 17th eenturv the
Spaniards came in search of silver
and gold. The salaries of the school '
teachers will be raised from the first,
of next year, with the view of tm-
k One Of
I main in me siae prison iv.
keeping pending their trial on -charges
of murder tn connect. y.i .tr
The staie supreme court " -"tV-'
today in the habeas corpus proc'
lags brought in bMialf of the ire , ,
tbe Mexican government.
In the decision Villa is referred
as a "notorious bandit." and th y-i
doned men as "members of a tuara
lug band of Mexicans wno k' 1 !
number of our citizens without ar
conceivable cause or provoa Ion
It further says that "they wf-e r"r
entitled to the consideration cf pro
tection from erlmnial proseutm- ?
cordwd mv-mbrs of a recogniitrd -tary
.constitutional' par(ioning pow-- .s
oiute and cannot be restriet-d by s-.
in cuurt r.oifis tnat tn prove' no
legislative act. Tt was alie:?'1
could not pardon without r
manetlnn nf t ri. Btntn nrisMI
that the union insisted the com;,
must retain its regular firemen.
Meet In St. Paul
St, Paul, Mlnju Dec 28 Delegates
from all sections of the United State
attended the opening session hr To
day of the fifth annual coav-ntw
of the American Federation of Ttac1
era, an organization of school
true tors affiliated with tne .we
can Federation of Labor. Sess o
will continue through Friday.
, ... ,
i CIGAR MAKERS FACE
Jacksonville. Fla Dec. :s T
temporary federal court inju-ct c
granted here December 17. ara
approximately COw members o t
Cigar Makers' Cnion at Tan-r-a
came permanen t today. Xo a - s w
having been filed yesterday v t
workmen. The order prohibits in-;1
dation of labor and destruction
property at certain factories.
proving th teaching jiArsorrj! fc
the public schools, a new pul '.
struction law has been prepared dr. i
sent to the Chihuahua legislator.
Tax Laws te Be Revised.
The tax laws are to be also re'.
to better distribute the burde" c :
taxation. All new and modern iu
tion systems are being examined w i
a view of selecting the system -e -adapted
and suited to tte conditio -of
Foreign capital, so much needed i
all new countries, will receive 4d
quate protection from the Ch:huav. a
government, in p'jrsaa.nc of tb ' -icy
of the federal Mexican o r-r.
raent, which is endeavoring o maxe
known to the world that Mcxi
ia civilised country wher- a!1 -(.- -
; ana enterprising men
invest their canital wlthonr
FOR NEW BANK
AND OIL LAWS
Mexico City. Mexico. Ie - ?
Petroleum, labor and banking- mo
tions will te the principal fc :sine
to be laid before the special sesh.. -t
of congress, which has ben ci'1.-"!
to meet January 5 by president ur -gon.
The present lesaton of cor sr
will adjourn December Zl. at:-
most four months of co-t. -;::.
During thi time no lgilatio
a conspicuous character has b
Villa And Huerta Meet;
Discuss Politics, Report
San Antonio. Texas. Dec 28. F-a--ctsco
Villa, former rebel chieftain t
northern Mexico, now a fanner re
Canutillo. Ouranso. has invited AJl i
de la Huerta. secretary of tne 'r-a--nry
and former president of !e
to. meet him at Torreon for rt
ference, according to a ne-xsnne- -
r'"" "'-""" n-
.Cesttaaed ea page 2, column
"Drag Harlan." William Famurn
"Macbeth.'" Robert B. Mante:
"Harriet and the Pioer. Anita
"The Peace makers." maaia
"The Prr ce "
r VlQl E
"The Orea R- i emer"
j.r'ed P-usri' .
lRad a.i! .5enat ads on pae 4