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VOL. LX1V No. 312 UfULATION 29,685 NO :CH, CONN, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1922 14 PAGES--102 COLS. -TiCE TWO CENTS MS OF SECT flFTHF FIIDnPFAM DFPAIJMnMQ TANni F. h ui i iil luivui uin au min i luiiu i ahull- II ' '' ' t ' In an Address at New Haven the Secretary of State Suggests That an Independent Commission of Financiers Could Accomplish More Than a General International Confer ence Would Have Commission Kept Free From Re sponsibility to Foreign Officials on Any Duty' to Obey Political Instructions Recognizes Reparations Settle ment as the Root of Economic Equilibrium Has No De- ; sire to Have Germany Relieved of Responsibility for the War, But Does Not Wish to See a Prostrate Germany Believes Permanent Peace is Dependent Upon Economic Satisfactions Says America Should Aid in Any Prac tisable Way, But is Opposed to the United States As suming the Role of Arbiter. New Haven, Deo 29. A suggestion that an Independent commission of men ; competent in financial affairs could ac complisu more than a general interna tional conference toward solution of the European reparations . tangle were put forward by Secretary -Hughes here ' to tight In the first publio pronouncement n tne economic crisis 'to come trom re sponsible officials of the administration it Washington. ' The secretary, who spoke before t5 American Historical association, added that he had "no doubt" distinguished , Americans would be willing to serve on . : men a commission, which ha said might rell be kept free from any responsibility Co foreign officials or any duty to obey political Instructions. Once advantage had been taken of the opportunities thus Uforded, h said, "the avenue of Ameri can helpfulness cannot fall to open hope fully. . " Referring to suggestions- that the United States assume the role of arbiter tn the reparations - dispute, Mr. Hughest said a sufficient -answer to that as the fact "that we nave not been ask UT. He went on to say lie did not be Jov this government - should take such v burden ot responsibility. ..Throughout" his discussion . th secre ry recognized that the questions sit Serraan reparations lay at the, root of ( my economic eetucmenc jne prooiems (broad he said, are world problems,, and - (wl not be disposed "by wealfln htm European?- , Ho declared the United ' States would' "view. withrdiBfavor' jheas ir which .'-Instead of producing repa rations would threaten disaster" and said to one could foresee the -"serious conse- luences" which might ensue if forclble'be no such arbitrament unless It. were neans were adopted to obtain rcpara' , lions froaGermany.- - - - - Text ot Mr. finches' Discission The full text of Mr.--Hughes diseus , lion of economic-problems follows: ."The economic conditions - la ; Europe ,re na the greatest concern.. They lave long received the earnest oonsldera- Jon ot the. administration. It Is idle to ,.y . Tw, Z not mtereswd in these Mme tlm9 ta demanding the paymenfef . the old United States-cotton-mUl 1n Ceh lay tnat we are not interestea in these . flebt-, T itral Falls ad transfer th mhinnv ?omean on:mIo"st.ndmt -ZtrTXZ ' 'jredits and markets are -involved, and tfhth?Ali ! - teart of the American people goes out to -:hose who are ? In distress. ..We cann.it o ui probTmsTy "cal.Tng.hem Bnrooean for . the v are world nrohlems European for - they are world problems ind we cannot escape the Injurious con- i oc. of a t Taey are however European ProE .ml the 'TIha toeycanno b. .nivxi without th eon mnt of Euroaeah nnTentT1 W. Z tntt k.l' " ihl MU1JnWnt U "-.. ettWet of Jtoparatlons Faramosnt The eru of the European Htuation lea in the settlement of reparation, fhere will be no adjustment ' of other teeds, however, pressing, unUl a dennlta tnd accented basis for the discharge of reparations claims has been fixed. It is utile to attempt to erect any economic itructure In Europe until the foundation laid. .-. - - - "How ean the United States help In this matter T We are not seeking repara tions. We are indeed asking for the re imbursement of the costs ot our army of sccupation; and, with good reason, for are have maintained our army In Europe it the request of. the allies and of lr many and undr an agreement that its tosta with like army costs, should b a Irst charge upon the amounts paid by ' Germany. Others have been, paid .and ire have not been paid. V. B. Bee Hade No Demands V ' "But we are not seeklrg general rop tratlons. We are bearing our own bur len and through onr loans a large art of EuropeSi. burden in addition.' No lemands of ourstand In the way of a proper settlement 6f the reparations quas- Udn-.s - I "Of oourts. we hold, the obligations of European governments and there has seen much discussion abroad and here respect to them. There has been a per istent attempt ever since the armistice to link up the debts owing to our gov ernment with reparations or with pro acts of cancellation.' This attempt was resisted la a determined manner under the former administration and under the .present administration; "The matter Is plain enough from our standpoint. The capacity ot Germany to say is not at all affected by any indebt edness of any of the allies to us.' That : Indebtedness does not : diminish Ger - many capacity, and Its removal would not tnoaease her capacity. For example. If France had been able to finance her trttat;nUteit .U trom us, that is, by taxation and Intern al tnans, tha problem of what Germany tould pay would be exactly " the same. Moreover, so far as the debtors to the United State are concerned, they have unsettled credit balances, and their , con lltlon and capacity to pay cannot be properly determined' until the amount that ean be realised on these credit for reparation has been determlned.v -- , . Aboe Forolga . Debtors . 'A ' "The administration must also consid er the difficulty arising , from the fact that the question of these obligations rhich we hold, and what shall be done with them, it not a question within , the province of the etecutlve. .Not 'only may oriffre deal with publio - property - of )h!s s-rt, hut ft ha dealt with it. It va crmtud a eomm.saioa and utltead of ) ''I'"""'-: y-'"";. hiirhfn n 50i n mM mM M . i giving that commission broad .powers such as the administration proposed, which quite apart from cancellation might permit a sound discretion to be exercised in accordance with . the facts strlSons T upon th7pow.rof lJTKl which cannot be settled on W the Europ- ean governments concerned are able to agree? .;'.,.. r , :, Fair Alike to Germany and France "We have no desire td. see- Germany relieved of her - responsibility for tae war, or her just obligations' to nuute ' reparation for the injuries 'due to her ag- , gression. - There Is not the slightest de- i sire that France shall loser any, part Of her just claims. - On the other hand, ive do not wish to see a prostrate Germany There can be no economic recuperation in Europe" unless Germany : recuperates. There will be no. permanent peace unless economic - satisfactions -are enjoyed, There must be hope and Industry must have promise of reward If there Is to be prosperity.. .We should : view.' wtth - dls-. favor measures, which instead - ot i pro-' duclng reparation would threaten-' :dl- iatxJi ' OpjMeed t U. 8. Beeomlog Arbiter "Souie of" our:- o.fi oeonle - hava siio gested that the Untied States should;, as? sutae' the role ,"o "arbiter. ,'There ls.""one sufficient answer-to, this suggestion and ' that is that we have not been asked to aiiaunia th rain' nt srhltr .Thi. W,.M invlted and It would be an extraordinary and unprecedented . thing fo us - itosk - ' for such an invitation. ' , I "I do not think .that that , we .should endeavor to take such a burden of re sponsibility. We Jiave quite enough ; to bear without drawing ourselves" all the ill feeling which was viewed as forced: upoi nations by this country - which at tao :." . Th. llrst coudl- tlon of a satisfactory settlement is that houl? out't,f lol- - I itlcs. Statesmen have- their - difficulties, . exigencies which they must . face. ... It is, devoutly , to bo, hoped that they will. effect a settlement. '" themselves and that the eomlng I meeUn rri. will find .: a solution. i? ' Tha alternative of forcible measures to1 buln reparation. 1. not an- - attractive iZ ,octJZ wWmLh i emrae from such a cause.- Apart from pontic nsnlta, i the op!n. ' -ion ot expert' is that such measure, not produce reparation payments but. might tend to destroy the basis of those payments which must be found In eeon- omic recuperation. Final Analysis "If, however, statesmen cannot agree and such an alternative is faced, what can be done? Is there not another way CATHOLIC BI8TOBIAN8 1ST . SESSION IJJ XHW HAVES New Haven, Conn. .Deo.- 29. Toe American Catholic Historical Society, one of the ten historical societies now In ses sion at Tale. University today began consideration ot various papers ." dealing with Catholicism In America. At , a din ner last. night at which Ri. Rev. J.-G Murray, auxiliary .bishop of Hartford, presided. . the speakers . were Rt Rev. Monslgnor J. B. Paterson of St. John's Seminary, Brighton. Mass; Dr. George H. Deny of Union. College, -Schenectady, N. T. ; Rev. F. A. Donelly, of . Poughkeep sle, N. T. ; and . Rev. DrJ Peter Guilday ot the Cathollo University j at Washing- ' In a paper read at- an earlier eesslori of the society. Rev. M. F. MoAuliffe, pres ident of St Thomas' Seminary, ot Hart ford, Conn., said that Father Oabriel Drulllettes, S. J., apostle to the Abenaki Indians In . the Kenebec river, who con ferred with Governor. -Wlnthrop In -151 was the first Catholic priest to come here ad to begin priestly labors . among, the settlers. v :.-.'',- STEAMSHIPS DELATED r BT SLEET AND "WINDSTORM Halifax, N. S, Dec 29. Five steam .Tj jrj: i wi preme presment ot the order of Owls, for lnfport ?wln.to th.e .Bl66t "V1 wtadith.'8 over of-that portion ships due today have been delayed -mak- storm -last night and two vessels have been compelled, to seek shelter In the i Ham J. Simmone, and E. : TvN31arke or--MM'.haxbpta, tj,. ;. . ' ganlsers of the .Ku-Klux Klan; -JTalbot am .steamers, aeiayea. are tne .itea Cross liners Silvia, from New Tork; the Rosalind from Bt. John's; -the British Unker Cheyenne, the United SUtes Ship ping Board steamer-West Mahomet and the Furneas liner Ariao. ' ' - ' -, FTBE DESTROTED , BARRELS . .;.''. OF AROOSTOOK . POTATOES Waahburrr, Me., Dec 219. Sir thousand barrel of Aroostook potatoes wera burn ed early today by fire of unknown ori gin which destroyed: the- three-section potato house owned by. O. K. Storey CCr Randall . V McDonald and 'C. .K. Storey Georgh Umphrey, jointly.. There Is some Uisuratw,;,., . .. .. , .'.,. ... . BROKER DEKAY MUST ' .". - SERVE FIVE YEAR SENTENCE Providence, R. L, Dec. 29. After a fight lasting almost eight years to avoid . term' in prison' for 'his part in aiding and abetting in the- . mis-application of 1210,785.74 of-the funds of the Atlantic National bank which failed here in April, 1913, Henry B. DeKay, New York brok er, must serve "Ave years in the Provi dence county jail - because the supreme court of the United States had disallowed his petition f ora writ of certiorari by which he tried to have the' higher court review the records of the federal court here in his trial and conviction in Jan uary, 1915. DeKay took an appeal to the- United States Circuit court of ap peals at Boston, but that tribunal 1 sus tained his conviction. The case then went to Washington for final decision. A mandate from the- Supreme Court or dering De Kay to prison to serve his sen tence is expected here within the next two weeks. - John W. DeKay, His brother, also und r indictment here in the same case, has never been appreheded and is said to be In Switzerlad. The . goverment made several attempts to, extradite him. ABOUT 500 TELEPHONE LINES "" . v DOWN IN NEW BEDFORD ' r -'-',?'".-'. . ! Kew Bedford Mass.,- Dec. '29 About 200 telephone lines are down here, affect- tCVth? fT SSwfai? TSaNeW York fre.ght boat Jt?l ?hL.. crashed against a house here, tearing away the piazza, smashing windows and showering William Murphy, In bed, with broken- glass. . v The wind attained . a velocity, of IS miles an hour in New Bedford, while a hurricane estimated at 60 miles velocity, was reported" at Cuttyhunk and Nan- tucket. - BE8EXTS IX MASSACHUSETTS .- OF THURSDAY'S BUZZARDS ! Boston. Dec 29. Th northeast t11. zard that piled up snow or drove in riitn and sleet over most of New England last. night had blown Itself nearly out today, leaving one schooner wrecked on; cape vjoa, railroad, trolley and steamship services, disturbed, and- at least lure storm-caused fatalities.' J-i Fo a storm so severe; velocities of 79 miles an hour tinij -recorded In ' joim places, ;and the fall- of snow, approaching to leet on pthers--lts effect wera on :Mdce'd lglt.V As the : center' ot the' stoim M movea loaay east - or i.-ape , Cod, heading-further out to sea. ittt. records will n?' go down with, those of tii9 bii- eF storms oi receni yars; in damage - done y In Its meteorological ' aspects ft stands with those.' r TO'-CLOBiS COTTON MtlX . T; A . V; . . '.r IN.'. CIJTKAIy .I'AIXB,' . I. pawtucket, R. I., Ued 20. The Jenckes Spinning company has ' decided to close company,planeH in.Gastu.ila, N. C. an4 rummondviaie, Quebec'. , Unfavorable nnacturing conoitlonsd InabUijr to meet ' Southern competition are given by Hall trie reasons for Pany s. acUon, ...... the com- The Jenckes Splnnlnc onroan? eon- trojs 'tro .Urge plants In thl schy, em- Ploying, over 4,000-. persons which are the .decision. . ; ;j : . ... BEQVEST PBOVIDE8 S$SBt ft00 FOBV L : , ? TOHorSE . Baltimore" Sli Deo.: t ProviIra JtraUon course might "ultimately lead to t J Vhrtion ol T summ a ooriference covering the question of the ' ftSlM !? onWoM.? the United States are made in the will of J. WUson LeakJnT law probated to! idav lawyer, pronatea to For the purchase ot land and the erec- tlon of the summer White House, $200,- 006 18 W to the United States of Amerr lea. . The site is to be within- automo- .ill . .. .. . 1 feacv not .eelnWS ST?; u ' . - ZSZill1.' - rTl. iCrr..l" V " to become part of the residue of the es tate. TAKEN FBOM HIS BED AND '-': ' : . FLOGGED BT MASKED MEN Hollis, OkIa,.Dec 29 Frank Day. SS. a tenant farmer living six miles north west. of .here, was -taken trom -his bed late last night by nine masked men, se verely .whipped and ordered to leave the community "before another sunset," ac cording to the story he told county au- uiuriues oaay. : A . . . . The farmer said the men' accuse 1 bira of manufacturing liquor and otaerSicts. . TO ESCORT DR. B. M. M'KOIN - ' ' :-'" ,VBACKtO LOIJI8IANA "New Orleans, La,. Dec ,. Deputy Sheriff Calhoun of - Morehouse "parish and Chief of Detectives James F. Glynn, ofr New Orleans police, department, left tonight for Baltimore td escort - Dr. B. M. jMcKoln, hel6S there on a charge of murder i In- connection - with the - More house -kidnappings, back ' to Louisiana in the event his extradition is granted, . CONNECTS OBDEB OF OWLS ; -: '- ';. WITH THE KU KLUX KLAS ' South Bnd, Indi Dec. 29. A - deal la pending according : to.' John fiaiuw,,' L j- . Owls orsanization ta -ther onth k'c-i. is expected to begin a five -year sentence m tne federal prison at Leavenworth, Kaa. jrithin few days ior having vl olated the Mann act. It ATffTOMOBILB-fBCCstS:": C ' "' ' ' STALLED IN NEW HAMP8HTRE : Merrlmao, N - H., Dee. savtnwa automobil trucks' loaded with: freight are stalled -In, -snow drifts between here and Reed's Ferry. ..v."?''-.-:'-'" - - v - "Defces". ot tho TJnlted States - a Canada, representing about it - chap ters of the Delta Kappa Epsilon college fraternity, In- annual ; convention - in Washington, selected Montreal, Canaea. ior ortt. ytar i meeting ptate.- ,.. Jldll IU lf.UII.UIU His Amendment Pending Executive Movement to Aid the Adjustment of . Conditions in Europe. Washington, Dec " 29. The ' fight over me proposal or senator uoran tnat freer dent Harding call an economic conference : came to a sensational climax in the sen- ate, today when -the; Idaho -.-senator .an nounced that he would withhold his pro posed amendment- to the -naval appropria tions bill on administration assurances, given by Senator Watson of Indiana, that the president already was soundinff out the "situation in a way which might lead mately. 30,000 gallons of assorted liquors to some movement-which would, aid the . have been' Illegally sold. Some of-those adjustment of conditions, prevailing in j indicted' also ' were charged with having Europe. . " ,' ' . . j forged lliuor permits and other papers. - Senator Borah made known his decision In a statement' in-'connection with the after Senator Watson, one of the admin-' Indictments. United States Attorney Hay Istration spokesmen who was instrii- ; ward assorted that-his office' had" followed mental in lining up opposition to tho pro- t pusai, appeaiea 10 me loano senator not i lu press nis proposal, ior suDStanuauy the same reasons outlined In President Hardihe's letter of yesterday. Senator Watson disclosed that admlnia-1 imnun leeiers naa oeen maae as to European policy and ' referred to t he statement in President Hard'ng'a letter that it was necessary first to ascertain whether overtures for a conference would be "welcome." - ."And I go so far as to say " said the Indiana senator, "that " that -' has been done and that the things that have been TAKE THE When you were a youngster, you never went to school the long way : "round! Tou took a snort cut. . - "" " ' ' .'."'. ,. . Every advertisement In . The Bulletin is a' short' cut. " Advertise- -ments make It possible to tell you. In a few minutes all you want to know about the service or articles you need. -. . '- " - , ' At a glance you can elft out the' things that Interest' you' most and in a moment you know just when -and where to -so (or. what' you "want. - ' ' . - : -. ' Figure how many steps,: how much 'needless walking and talktagr -the advertisements thus save you and your neighbors. Then you realise the great economy and necessity of advertising In your dally life. '."'"' ' " ' " Start the new year right- Advertise in The Bulletin to get the benefits of its wide circulation, and read the advertisements to get the benefit of the opportunities offered.. -. ' During the past week the following matter has appeared In the . news columns of The Bulletin for two cents a day: : . ' Bulletin' Saturday. . Monday, -' ; Tuesday, ' .' , - Wednesday. -' Thursday,' . Friday. . . '-;.'J,TosIs' Telegraph Dee. 23. Dec. 25. Dec 26...,,.. Deo. 27. Dee. 28........ Die. 29. .;'. ...''''-. .. SIS" -v f t- undertaken, may, ' If ,successfuliy'"contIti- j ued, go so far as to result in the holding j Af m. MMifprpniv in fh future." .. , - ' Senator Watson then 'suggested ' that tsenator jJoran wiinnoia nis amenumem utigne ana nis tnree -younger brothers anon oi xwnoiiui! unMuiuii'iuu w oh' the' ground' that the1 administration's Rene,--WilHam and Morgan. Kene . has annual meeting of the association In course' would be embarrassed. Senator Borah asked whether the' ad mlhlstrition's negotiations" were "for' the purpose of Callihg 'this 'conference.'' -"ISO, not -negotiations," , Senator-Wat. son replied. "What, I said was . that feelers had been put out; that the, for eign nations .were being sounded , with, a view , to- finding ojit whether the United States may be, helpful, and that In. my opinion. It. might lead to, a conference; that I. had no .authority, whatever; to- say that, I speak. surely for myself as an individual, .and . give .my personat views,. representing the., opinions -of nobody,-In authority, - At the same time, I amnot entirely -Ignorant of .the fact that- these feelers Jhave been ; put. out Just, as the president in; his. letter, states,": Senator Borah, pressing for more defi nite Information, ?. asked if the .adminis tration course might-'ultimately lead to "Or to some gathering for the .pur pose 'of determining the problem, Sena tor Watson replied. : . -- -"But the senator , does know that the feelers have been put outf" Senator Bo rah pressed. Tbat is: my uhderstandlng," Senator ( vr. ., . . . repueu.- r . . . 0T !t "Itimate Ob. . tta adjusting of, the . conditions which now prevail in Europer The siding of .the -adjustment." said Senator Watson. ' adding that '"feeHja have been put out for the last two or three months for the purpose of ascer taining the situation, and just how far we could go." : .'He . declared, however, that he was not advised that they look ed toV the conference proposed' by Mr. Borah, and added "that he did: hot Know to . what length' the administration's ef forts bad gone. i " . '"' " " ACHD3TEMESTS IS TBAKS- V ; ' ATLANTIC RADIO TESTS Hartford, Dec 29.-4A; total 'of Sl. American amateur- radio1 stations -have been .heard b-amateurs in :Europv.du tag the" trtiis-Atlantic amateur tests which will be concluded ' 'Sunday, ' the American. RadlOi. Relay leagu . an nounced today. . : This; 1 only 'Slx. less than .th, entire number of amateurs who , qualified. tot the final tests. fSlnce - December', 1 when' - European .. operators began to transmit, three ot -their stations have been heard by " about thirteen . American amateur operators.; ,;' . , . .. i OSEB-McCOBMIC:; MABBIAQB :' jU': - aOXE TIME IN -I ANCABT . Basle, Switzerland, - Deo, , 29. Friends of Max -Oser, Swiss fiance of Mathlldf - MoCormlck, 'daughter: of Harold J Mc- that'the couple will be married some time in Jan. uary, -- , - The MoCormlck party, accompanied by Oser, has return edto SwtUerland front - Italy and ta visltlngHtlKV scenes ot. winter sports-at St. Merits and Arosa. . -j . .- NO BREACH BETWEEN LEOIOS -'':. ufsj ' AKTGESBBAI,. AWTEB - FortlWorth; Tex," DeeT' "; 29r-i-Denial that any breach existed - Between - the American Legion and. Brigadier General Sawyer was made, by Alvln OxuAty, na tlonal commander o f the organisation here as he boarded a train for the Paoine coast - The national commander intimat. ed that narmony now existed between the surgeon-general's office and the- Legion which at its last - convention demande i removaj of ?fr, 'Svwftt,: v - Uquorlaws Violated in Select Circles Four Indictments for Bache - lorV Dinner at Racquet and Tennis ''Club in New York. -New York. Dec.. 29. .Investigation by fedral erand Jury into' a- .bachelor's dinner at the fasttionable Racquet and s Tennis club, at which liquor. u alleged to hare nower ireeiy,ioay -dictment of thirteen men. - including four members of .. the La-Montague family, prominent'ln, society. . . . . Two- indictments were returneu cnars- ina" a conspiracy" through" which approxi- the trail of alleged bootlegging even j seieoi circles -auu cit:usii ivr ! cnargea inai iiyuw imu uctu auiu v wholesale scale to exckistve clubs and to the wealthy. ", Federal Judge Knox, received the in- 'aicunenis wniie suiie junca ubuuimb.- up presentments urging repeal of the j state prohibition enforcement act, on the j ground that it was ineffective and waste- ful of public funds. . ' In discharging the federal Jury Judge Knox thanked its members, declaring It had performed a highly useful task if it had "brought people in high walks of life SHORT GUT Local : 152 ; 119 . . . 9 . . . y 118 ; General - 286 " ' 290.: " 28$ - - 300 V - 295 ' Total ,524 . 471 484 645 .497 ,"-466 . 297ft- 88 " 62 . ; OT3S -;172S to a realisation that they cannot violate the Volstead act with impunity." - ' Thfr orlnftlna.l- AefnAmntm a.nln t. Mci Hayward, were, Montalgu' La M on- oeen-one or the foremost American polo pla'yera" ' ' " : . - . - Too other defendants were f'eirrnSel agents of the brothers.- With the four brothers-were Indicted Samuel A Story, vice president of E.' La. Montague's Sons, Inc., an Importing concern; The. Indictments. . 'dtlne' overt ant. charged that Illegal sales had been made to "number;of drug-etores In Newark, Long Branch and AsBury Parkj N.' J. i-ronioition agents, who claimed to have given Broadway the driest Christmas eve in its' history, were planning to usher in the New Tear Just as arldty. ' - WOULD HATE FOBE8TS . MAINTAINED BT TOWNS Boston,, Dec '29. Town' forests ' mod elled after those In . Switzerland ani other European countries were urged today by Prof. Ralph. 8. .Hoemer ot Cornell university before the New. Eng land Forestry Congress. He stressed the need of ftnen iltndie,. mnnllM I. Unite stat.. wii.H .n.A Jl ... rapidly vanishing. - Mills which might . .7"" . ."i b otherwise move to ' other parts of the country would.be kept by towfts and cities maintaining such forests, he said. . forest commtjulnnAt K T fvoo .i Maine said that campers and railroads Tort Wet Wash Laundry ' Protective as were -the , principal causes - of forest roclation, was held In 125,000 bail to con- nres. at urgea restrictions on ing " during dangerous season ' bunt- The- forest as a recreation need was suggested by PhlHp W. Ayres, forester for the Society, for the -Protection of New. Hampshire Forests.' GREENWICH CHECjK RAISER . ARRESTED 1N CALIEORNIA Greenwich '." Dee; - 21 William i Bchul. man; who.represented.hlmself.:s. being an irent for tho Natlnn.i ; . ri.i vt- and for whose arrest j a 'warrant was'is sued here . charging him - with, raising a check 'from $15 to i5,00O, which lat ter, . amount : he agreed to , pay; Joseph iafoSf..S. cos Cob coal company, - has been sn-est-ed in Caiifni-nia,; according :to a message received . today. .. . :. . V , , : The Information was " that. ' Schulman. tried to -have a hotel -proprietor' cash 'a check, ot 10 for him. after he had rep resented himself to be the - president - of the' Cos' Cob Coal company. It la claimed-that Schulman secured 110 here." .? BIX MEN WERE'RESCUEB' ' FROM WRECKED SCHOONT Provlneetown,":.iIass'.',-S:'Dec T." 29.-Tl schooner Annie I Spindler of Tar mouth, N.' was - wrecked at;,' Bace Point today and the orew of-slx men, trnssed to the rigging In a storm ot al most hurricane strength-cor. hours, were rescued by i breeches i buoy.. It was re ported that the vessel was "loaded with liquor, -but Captain Irving' -Collins, head of-the-toast guard" crew" which "rescded the seamen. Saldino - had -a., .ofncial knowledge of her cargo. -11 - - ' '- ;J TWO-DAT BLOCKADE" "'V 3 " tV;'-; r i . .tbaffio. ,'ic. : Salem, Mass.r' Dec-2 9.For -tSe sec ond successive day.traifUso the-JBoston and -Maine railroad, was blocked for .a tlnje by ; a minor accident' near the Sa lem station early today. A shifting -en gine strut a , car of a - .tretght train. knocklnr the - forward trucks -oft.' the rails. .Wreckers worked for two hours before the track -were vdeared. ' Street . car . traffio . between-. this city and DanTers was tied up by the heavy BRIEF TELEGRAMS Mme. EnMBM Behnmaaa-Helnk has recovered from pneumonia .and will sing In Meadvtlle, Pa., January 5. Trains entering- Bootes were .delayed front few . minutes . to two hours as wow storms fell, throughout New Eng land .Thursday. ; : Harry C. Whisehill. of Waterbory, Vt was nomlnted by ..President Harding ..to be; collector of customs at St. .Albans, Vt. - The Carnegie- corporation. has announc ed the .election -of . Dr.-: Frederick P. . Kep- pel was a former dean of Columbia uni J . versity. : . Stephen S. Welch of Lewlstoa, Me., 80 years -old,-died from Injuries - received when, terrified by fire In his room, he Jumped three stories to the ground. . A function of Bto cents, per thousand cubic :foer of - gas was announced by the Boston Consolidated Gas. company, Bos ton. The present rate Is J1.50 a tnou sand .. . v Word was received In Sew York by members of the Order of Scottish clans that Its founder James MacCash died in St. - Iouls at the age of IS. - Fire which burned out the three up per floors of the - Washington Theatre building ' at Knse!and and Washington gtreetSi Booton loS3 o' 75 000 ' Boston, caused an estimaieu Dr. Charles D. Walcott, secrotry ot the Smithsonian Institution, was elect ed president of . the American Associa tion for the Advancement ot Science In Cambridge, Mass. Keeords for Fairfield county daring the: 12 months ending yesteraay as the last court session day ot the year show that 34a aivorces nave .own gi Afitcu against 407 In' 1921 and 169 in 1920: . The' annual sopply. bill, for ' upkeep and operation of the government postal service, ?i-as reported- to - .the . house, carries a total of ' $84,614,131. or about f20.00v.000- more than-last year. Bobbers blow, open the safe ot tho Har lem office of the New fork. Edtson com pany,' and ' escaped with- 40,000 after gagging and assaulting the night watch man, Philip O'Connor, - ' ;Foas aro eatertaiaed la Now Tork tor safety of -the German freighter Helnrlch Kayser, ' bound from Savannah i for Bremen, which- has not been heard from since' December , when reported in dis tress 600. miles' east of Cape ' Hay. ' Baacoi (Fsttrt Artmckle, who recent- i was paraoneor oy wui nays aiiw films iiad been, banned, by movledom, will appear in person - at a New York music hall -when two of his new com edies are shown en New-Tear's eve. - The Ford Hater eonpaay has aoqah- ed the coal -lands, -. mining - plant , and equipment of' the Fond Creek Coal com oany. in Pike eounty. r Kentucky, ta a 1 transaction Involving approximately S10,- ooo.uvo. , ' ' - - . - "Hajor Oeaelral reytoa C. Slamh, lottr- ee war-time hief of staff, was elected honorary preiMeat of Ua -'Belta Kappa Epsilon, College fraterulCy. succeeding John Uessin .Clark,, ot Ohio, former Jus tice of the United. States Supreme Court. '- Teaehlat? of. entonoionr la -the lower grades of schools was urged by President I J. G. Sanders of the American. Associ- ! Boston. . J . .' . 1 Boeoat -ssaBtroBiets by 'aatroBoiaors t the bright star Betelguese appear to indicate- that this -remarkably brilliant : object. In the, heavens, may. b a .variable star, it was said at the Harvard Observ atory. ' Tjsloa STtBters oaxnloyed oa .the Law rence; Mass, ; newspapers - have been mnua a- win mcrcuM ul ea m wm . retroactive to -December 1.. The new Mle. 14.1 for dava and S4C far niehta. Is ulii to he exceeded In New England only ProvMenM. R I . and Boston.-- - t r. " Investigation by deawtierr : front - the state Are-marshal's office investigating the Are which' wioed out the business district of Astoria, Ore, -December S has resulted in the, -finding the fire was ot Incendiary origin. ; . .:. Ttreo "headred--delrgatee, lnelodlns some ot America's most aisimguisnea I authorities of modern languages and llt- . . . chii.inM. e. the erature,, are I meetlnS o' the Modern Language Aaso- i clapon -America. . . , . I - .v ' imu A j , uv ,vw nection with the recent . burning oC IS laundries. ; Captain Thomas W. ' Grace; ' s veteran member of tne poilee oepartment V&ew BrttahV and one oi the test known, police officials in the state, dropped dead while on the way to " police headquarters ' I Second "LtooteaBt: Wahr i O.i Cook, 1 , J'-5-?? ' " S "Z Wn 'ehd for Vbat-4 . 0lred number of men enHstetf for a Mt-1 tallaa-headquarters company of Infantry inNsw Britain. .'- ,. ', Flro ta tho 4dar IIIU yards of th fe-J road destroyed seven loaded freight cars. with a loss estimated .at. 175.000, . A fall en 'overhead , electric wire Is' believed to have started' the fire.' Bev. Joh gadtler, -for alao years ree- tor of Christ Eplacopal church.-Bridge- pert, announced his. resignation, giving as 'his reason that' the present downtown location - of the church, edifice precluded any .future growth. ; r" V '.- ' - '- ' Thot nt -bin ever Ited.Vy. wtsua legislator '.in, Massachusetts . presented yesterday by Mrs. Susan FltsGerald. a represeatativ from' Boston, wonld pro-l vide' that 'cocgres be ; asked . to.. cauy national . onstltntional ' convention. - Dr. AleMOdec -Mann.- btshop-eleot - of the Episcopal .diocese ,of .Pittsburgh, wiU fie consecraieaon .January :,accora Ing to -a- letter, received from the - chair man" of the nominating committee . In Bostoth . - .-..:.-,' -'-'.- .Tbniortaasj ta the oaot .are rapldlr vanishing and la 16 years the west coast will be the only. source of suppty.-W.--B.' Greeley. 'chief of the. Unite State: for' estry servie- said ta. art address before the .New! England forestry congress. In Boston. ;'..:.-'.."'..v .'. 4 -.-iv-.V". ' : Farther sSpeets T the vo - for : as America ; -commission . "-.to Inquire ..tate Germany's capacity -to . pay . reparation came to light when, the chamber of com merce of the .United States, made jpubiic a' definite request, from German. Jusi--nees men thatsueh a-twmmiss'on-be ap potirted.' -y -.'.: ,' '.t. - i ?' TURKS REAFFIRM DEMANDS . FOR THE MIL OIL FIELDS Ismet Pasha Denies the British Who Inhabit the District Are Not Friendly to the Turks Near East Peace Conference Again on the Verge ol Disaster British Fleet Has Hastily Returned to Constantinople. - Lausanne. Dec.-' 19. (Py Tho A. V.) Ismit" Pasha Mnt a letter to Marquis Curzon this ' afternoon reaffirm nR h e demands that the Mosul district with lis valuable oil fields be turned owr tJ Turkey. The note denied the BritUh con tention that the Kurds who inhabl' tr.e district are not frlcn-Jly to th Turks and want ' Mosul to remain under the Arab government of Irak. Marquis Curzon, British foreign sec retary and head of the British deU-r.- 'Aoif to the Near East coniercn-e, plans to leave Sunday for Paris where he -.viil remain until Tuesday for the prrpoe t conferring with Prime Minlrtcr Boner Law In regard, to tho Near Kaatern s: -uatlon. ---!' . The Near "East peace ccnferer.ee stood today on the ; verge of divas' er. d'i-j principally to the divergence -over' the ownership of the- Mosul oil nlds the question of capitulations. Tie allies are stressing the capitulations 1 u. tak ing a firm stand against the sub -;i lr n of foreigners in Turkey to the Jurisdic tion - of Turkish - courts, - The - oil issue is tne real one on which the al'.lrs - are prepared to rorke a Una! stai.d, how ever. ' KILLED BT FATHER-iy-IAW AFTER' SLATING BIS DAVCHTEB ' New , York. . Dec 29 After he had shot and killed" his 29 year old wife. Frank Dagote tonight was killed by his father-In-law, GIvovanni Magllocco. The shooting took place In the Brook lyn home of the Dagotes. In the pres ence, of their four children. Magllocco was arrested,' charged with' murder. Two patrolmen, bearing the shots, rushed Into the home where they found Dagote and his wife lying deal beride each other on the floor, with Magllncco standing over the bodies, clutcalnr an automatic pictol. The children of lb 3 detd couple stood whimpering searby. According to the .children th vr lata er and mother had quarreled this morn' bit. Tonight, while -their granafather, tneir mother and they, were In the dining room the basement .door bell ' rang' and Mrs. Dagote answered-it. ..The children say they beard the voices of then- father and mother, then, two shots. - . Magliocea told the police that at tnis point he got his own forty-five calibre automaUa and ran down, stain to the basement' entrance where he found Da vote standing aver the young . wife's bod)'. The children -cane trooping after him. "When. I saw my daughter lying there that war I must have gone crazy, tne police say -Magllocco told them. "I don't know how many shots I nred, or It i nreo. at all. J. don't know what happened." ' The police say ha fired nice shots, two of which took effect. - "DIVINE BABAH" SENDS ' '. " . MESSAGE TO AMEBIC AKS Paris. Dee. 29 (By the 'A. P.) "Tell the American people that I shall return to- the -stage next. Wednesday. . night," said Sarah Bernhardt to The Associated Press this" evening in the course of the first' -interview she - has granted since her coll: ;e during the 'rehearsal of a new -olav two weeks sgo. The distinguished actress snowed great Improvement today, having been able- to . have luncneon witn me mem i bers . ot her household . tn ' the dining I room. - Her physicians declared that I they had found no evidence of organic ! disease of chronic ilraee. and were of 1 the beUet that th collapse of Madame Bernhardt was due only to over-exer- ttat and strain.' "Tell my American friends, Bern hardt added, that I am fir from dead or from dying as -some of the reports wourd-have-nvana that -uua rest as choose to call It, probably wiU give me a new lease on IJre. TO CONTINUE CONTROL - OF FUEL DISTBIBV-nOS Washington. Dec 29. President Hard ing has decided to continue the existing federal control ot fuel, distribution for st least another month.' it was announced todav at the White House. Though Con rad E. Spens. the present head of the of fice, has resigned and presented a Una - -7 th, president upon the emcr- rm-. muigna taken sine the end- ot the. coal strike to. assist the country in rstthi a-coal supply, an . orgsnixattcn will be maintained to continue such Vi tributioB activities as are-consWered still necessary JMd, to, act- as , an - assurance against any- stringency tn tne near . ro itlee. - - .- . ' t '. . - Tho, luel distribu' Ion office, created un der Jimergency -legislation.- msy be. termi nated or brought into existence again at any, time'by. presidential proclamation. ' ' lc was nnaemooQ mm .-n. - wuoini who ha been hr charre of section ot its work, -would. b named as Mr-Spens: suo- cessor. ..'..- .;--' ; . IU KLCX KLAN rtrTESTIOATTON .- , FO C 5 D NOT WARRANTABLE New Tork." Dec U9 The regular De- oeraber "grand-' Jary, dlreoted when etn nanelled to Investigate -Ku Khix Klan activities in New Tork; was' discharged by -Judge; Mancuso of. general session! today. ,'.'"' ..'.-' '-' ' ' Judge TMancoso, who ordered the Ir.veo- tlgatlozu deolared that the Clsttiet ottnr neys ofnOo- had not gathered rMimOlent evidence' to warrant the Investigation, bat that' it would be conducted by another jury.-; --I-.., .. i - AFFKALBc TOi Dl TALEBA TO - - .ACCEPT WILL OF THE BLAJORTTTt DubUni Dec' 9.G6rg' usr-li wh as a-poet and srriter la known as A. E. and' who -roeenuy.- wa .nosolnaxeo a s at or in, the. Free State, parllair'nt, .has oontrlbuted an open letter to toe press ta-which ha makes a thorough explana tion of the present pooitio "not Ireiutd and appeal to EamoabDe patera and followers to accept the will of the ma jority 'and rortr generously frora civil corifHct.' . If such' conflict I continued, he ays.it. would J disastroBS to the nation at Its very outset. I In trials woxus the ' senator - tells , the republicans that be think the majority of the .peorle.aas!e?r. the republicans, not the Free Htal government, the source of their-suaering.. .t i ';..'.' ; Contention That the Kurds The stren which t': allies are plc ln on the capitulatl-n- c-; ?t:on, lb Turks aert. is to m:,krt thair atrmt interest li the rich o:l finds Involved It the rispute over posf-:on ot tb Mosui vilayet, which the llritish lnint th will nevr BurrtnOf-r ar.d vihU' the Turks are as firm In declaring tbeir In alienable property. FLEET EETl KN TO CONSTAVTIXOVLBj London, Dec 19. The hssty return nt the British fleet to Com'srUnopie from Malta attracts wid-; -tentlon h-rc Not!. ing is forthcoming :rjm otTtcixl source.' to explain ths mova out th ob-. ous as- fiumption that It is connected .1th thi uncompromising attitude of the Turks ai Lausanne is everywhere adortod. There are still many foreigrers Is Constantinople and the despatch of th warships is regarded as a necesavry pre caution In view ot the possible attltndi of thi Turks In that city In tV.e event that there ts a breakdown in the Laus anne negotiationa BOB DEN ADDRESSED CHAMrT . OF CCXStERCE IN NEW BATE? New Haven. Dec 25. A j!a for tkt English-epeaking democracies" to la' the world In co-operation for P ice an 4 for internaticna! undnr.tading wss msdl here today by Sir Eobert Laird Borden, former Canadian premier, who addressed the chamber of commence. 8lr Robert spoks last night before the A-nerlcas Historical association. r. session here. and discussed the development ot tht 'autonomous domml"ns" within th British empire. He sufrcerted today that the same spirit that bo-ind the Brit- IsU empire together might be "enlartred aocepted and realized In the fullest sense for the welfare of humanity." Sir Robert referred to the absence el fort IP cations along the border between the United States and Canada "as "splen did unpreparednem and a great prece dent in the history of the world." In speaking of the grave nroblems thai beset the world today. Sir Robert traced the history of past civilisations and said: Oor time-may be used by even greatet drncers and ovtrlbrewa." , ' He recounted many of the sdersdlU' triumphs of man in the past decades bvf sugireeted that man's control of science might be injurious to the race ss well st beneficial. He said : "Has' man any net control of his passions and bis own na I ture as he has of science? The foun da- i tlons ot Europe are rocking ana in s"m places crumbling. One of your generaU called war helL ' May It not be raiser or lowered to tha nth degree through wrong uses of these late discoveries 7" . BANDIT GANG SENTENCED FOB SERIES OF BOBBEBHf Cambridge; Mass., Rec 29. Earl "Tug"'-Wilson, confessed leader of - bandit gang and three other men were riven' prison sentence today In con nection with a shooting and a aeries of robberies ta Cambridge and nearby towns. Wilson who pleaded guilty to seven indictments Including an attempt to sill Metropolitan Police Officer Fran cis p. Phllbrick In Arlington was sea. tenocd to from five to ten years bl th state prison. Other charges against Wilson, mctua ing the holdup and robbery of John Mm-. phy, a messenger for the ' Sonservlll Trust Co, ot 12,295 were plsoed on file. - - Abraham Ipscowits, of Everett, - M ' sentenced .to six months in tb house oi correction and fined tie for robboo! freight ear of cigarettes. Gilbert A. Crosby was sentenced to on year i the house of correction for anentpted larceny, of an automobile Crosby is a( present serving a term of from fowr to eight year for robbery. John SoiUrasi was given a term of from two and one half to five years for laroency of aa au tomobile at Watertown. TO COMMTTE SENTENCES. . O POLITICAL FRISONERt Washington, Dec 21. Presided Hard. In exoecta to sign tomorrow eommuta tlon of sentences of twelve or mors -po litical prisoners." it was said today py a White House spokesman. There win. however, fee no general amnesty, was said. . .. - The ' commutation. It wa espsssk. would b ta' the nature of New Tears gift. Just prior to Christmas th pros. dent" granted three commutations, oin these were not (er offenders against war- IBSO lOWS.' TWO KOBE ENEMIES OF TEC . ' , , LI'-UH yesx STaxc, wviiui DubJint Deo. 21 (By th A. F.)-Tw more men' were put to death, today enemies of th Irish Free Btata XD:i name were given in -tho official eeceutH of tho executions, which took plao 1 Kilkenny, as pbelln and Mu-pby. . . The official report says they wer ar rested Dee. 15 and were found guilty ol ppMusilag rms and anrmunitlm. They were also charged wtth being conorroea tn a raid In which property was stole. REPORT OF STATE PARK . ' AND FOREST COJOtlSilOP Hartford. Dec 2 Requests for appr pruuiari of 7t.Mt for the pnrera of land, and t29.04 for development 4 maintenajic are contained ta tK b.etu nlal repon of the state pari and Jorext commission- submitted to Govern- Lair today. - The commission express t . tit opinion that the eitisen ot th state de sire to coat! no the acquisition, of "pbi.t open spaces" while there are saofi ;.ic to acquire. - ; . . .; SHIP IN DUTBESS CALLED. ' " FOR IMMEDIATE JUUTANCt Boston, Dee, 19 A rS'o wmtt picked up here early today f--i 4 stoaoier glvlcg her aarse as th- fou-: olse said ahe was listing badly to ' - board ar.dwas .hi need of In-m.-j assistance. " A gal was bV.w'r.;. j: poeltio wss given ss lsti'V'e 'S north. -Iftrrltu-le J:2 west, wr sou's i F:re liuiLEj. New Totk '-.s --.:;,..-,"'"'." ,-''',:, -. ..-" .' v. .,- "