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WEATHER FORECAST foe Kansas.
Rain tonight and Sunday; warmer cast, colder west. The Evening Newspaper of Kansas V HOME EDITION TOPEKA, KANSAS, SATURDAY EVENING, APRIL 24, 1920 SIXTEEN PAGES FIVE CENTS FOCH UPHELD; ALLIES REFUSE TEUTON DEMAND Large German Army Consider ed Dangerous by Premiers. -Military Experts Sent hy Pre miers to Germany. MUST WITHDRAW FROM RUHR Premier Millerand Wins Out in Decided Stand. Now Has Barking of Lloyd George at San Rcmo. Toris. April 24. Tho conference of allied premiers has decided to reject Germany's request that she be allowed to retain an army of 200,000 instead of the 100.000 provided in the treaty of Versa illes, a news agency dispatch from San Rmo said today. The decision was mode in an Infor mal conversation this morning, the dis patch, paid. It was pointed out that while Marshal Fonh permitted 200,000 when the treaty wan established, his idea wuk that the German army would he composed of volunteers from the national guards. The allies, it was stated, unanimous ly recognized it was dangerous to per mit Genua ny to have a professional army of th's size. This afternoon, the dispatch said, th; conference will decide upon a pol icy towfivd Germany find also will take up the Adriatic dispute. Germans Kxiclol It. r.orlin. April 2?.. Allied military ob servers in Germany have decided that the German government should not he 'i Mowed a sin;:le man in its armies morn thnn the 1 0o.'JOO permitted by the treaty of Versailles, it was learned todny. The decis'on became known shortly af.er the llerlhi authorities had dis patched a nore to the council of prem iers meeting in San lnio, asking per mission to increase Germany's armies to 200,000. The military observers decision also included the following: fie ichs weh r tbould be withdrawn comptetnly from the Ruhr district. The Ruhr workmen should be dis armed, delivering their weapons to the allies, who should dentroy them in the presence of representaitvea of the workmen. Dissolution of the German, civil guards. Permission to Germanv to maintain the samr number of police as before the war provided they are men in wh'ch the people have confidence. This number micht be increased where local conditions require. Asxeomrnt Is Reached. Pan Tmn, April 24. Members of the Dalmatian delegation here today said thev had learned the council of premiers woum srnie xne AfirrMic levthm on the basis or Presiaent u- jk's suecested compromise. A complete agreement w in respect to th attitude the allies shall adopt toward Germany in connection with the carrying out of the pence treaty has been renched bv Premier Lloyd George and Premier Millerand, it was stated here today. The agreement was reached in a con ference last ing th ree and a half hours between the two premiers. The 1'rench piemier was delighted w'.th the outcome. Premier Lloyd George said: "Kverylhing is moi sntiFfnc tory. A full ftgreement was reached in substance." American members of the. repara tions commission and a British mem ber arrived today to give information on coal deliveries by Germany. 'hlnyn Miipprie Ferro, 10. left bme beausp of Iht shiftlns step-father. She rpturnctl nnd rati him out of the house when her mother bei-ain ill nnd the bus bnud wmtMn't work; Now Maggie cares for the family. Ch impo und took ilHttghtcr, WJI. Alfred "?. P-nnrrnft ws Tinncry randy ntvay from his X-ycar-olll his wife declared In her divorce Gotham H. C. L. Crusaders Garbed in Patched Pants Parade, Protesting Prices ine cf March Leads Past Announcements of Lower Continuance New York. April 24. Father Knickerbocker girded lip his loins In denim and patches today to take his first serious punch at the high cost of good dressing. The day of the big pa radethe economy parade, la'unched half Jestingly by an organization of dramatic writers and press agents known as the Cheese club found thousands of earnest citizens ready to line up and trudge over miles of cob blestone and asphalt in a warning protst a rain st profiteering In the ne cessities of life. Long before the hour set for the parade to move, steady streams of men, women and children were moving toward the starting point at Columbus circle, clad in any old thins and the oldr the better and taking up their positions for the march in columns of four. Every class was re, resented. The well-to-do business man marched shoulder to shoulder with the "white "iibi oi Mauc saiary envelop. l-Iip-li Kohool Hnvo anA .irl. m i i .... t emnlnvea h n m hio cit nV t h. K.-nst iii, i. nn.i a i"hi..t. hi,.; from Mott street had places in the line, rot to mention scores of theatrl- coi siars or ootn sexes and an mag- uiiuoes. tunary elepnants. goats and , other livestock, brass bands and! deville comedians were out to con fute a little "iazz" to the occasion The power behind the overalls and ratrhes moement In New York waslments would have itrikingly emphasized along the line FORECAST FOR KANSAS. Probably rain tonight and Bundar; ftltffhtly warmer rxtrnnn northeast por tion and colder extreme northwest por tion tonight; colder west part feunday. ANOTHER BAD SUNDAY. Scvra - Sundays - After - Eaicr. Rule Scems To Be Holding: Good. TODAY'S TEMPERATURES. 7 o'clock 45 11 o'clock 49 8 o'clock 48 12 o'clock 48 9 o'clock 48 I 1 o'clock 51 10 o'clock 4!) 1 2 o'clock 53 WKATHEli FORECAST FOIt KANSAS: Fnstttled weather and showers begfnnlug of week followed by generally fair; cool. Apparently following the old saying that a storm on Easter is followed by seven Sundays of bad weather, the forecast for tomorrow as given out by P.. K. Laskowski. calls for chilly, cloudy weather, with every possibility of light rains. The weather will not be extremely cold. Frost is not an ticipated tonight. Light rains were reported from all parts of Kansas this morning with the exception of the northeast corner of the state. Showers were reported from Dodge City, Goodland, Eureka, Garden City, Hays City, Hutchinson, Liberal. McPherson. Phillipsburg and iCoiit hilled on Page Two.) ES HAS QUIT Director General of Railway Administration Resigns. W ill Resume His Law Practice After European Vacation. Washington. April 24. Walker D. Hines. director general of railroads, has resigned and his resignation has been accepted by President Wilson, effective May 1 j. Walker I. Hines. Much work in liquidating1 the af fairs of the railroad administration will remain after May 3 5, and a suc cessor to Mr. Hines will be named. Max Thelen, in charge of the claims department, probably will be appoint ed. He is understood to be Mr. Hines's choice and it was said today at the White House that the retiring director general would name his successor. Mr. Hines's letter of resignation was not made public, but it was under stood the director general had desired to resume law practice in New York when the roads were returned to pri vate control March 1 and that he had consented to remain only until liqui dation was well under way. Because of his long application to his office Mr. Hines is understood to contemplate a vacation trip abroad. In accepting the resignation the president wrote that he could not let the director general retire without tell ing him how he had "personally val ued and admired the quite unusual services you have rendered the gov ernment." -Mr. Hines has served with the railroad administration since its creation in December. 1917. He was appointed then as assistant director general and when Mr. McAdoo retired on January 11, 1919. Mr. Hines was made director general. i Store Windows Filled With Prices 10,000 Pledge of Drive. of march by porters In clothing store windows inviting the public to come in and buy at prices from $5 to $20 lower than those that prevailed last week; posters that employed, among other phrases, the line, "Why wear over alls?" More than a score of large stores have advertised price reductions in the newspapers and A. W. Riley, head of the department of Justice flying squad ron, which has been doing missionary work among dealers here, predicts that the number will increase rapidly. The line of march took the paraders down Eighth avenue from Columbus, circle to West 23rd street thru West 23rd to Broadway and back up Broad way to Columbus circle. Altho Fifth avenue was barred to the paraders by ,city officials after a protest from mer- ! "inc ais alter a protest irom mer- t - .' ln ' wno declared the parade would j toM of knowlnc cf her condition but I lnterf?re Tmh ns'ness. the word wasjdpnle - that he ha(1 suggested that she ?a!sed amonB the marchers to wander . a phvsician. j . ni.)U. 'grouos alter tie narad.. rarrvine the. ; protest into the district where hiehl'r priced clothes are made and r.M I A mass meeting also was to be held after tae parade at which the founda- ; non lor a permanent organization otjthgt he had been mgn prices opponents was to be laid, Cards were passed out to the march- ers pledging them to Inventory their sartorial possessions and plan their use so that only a minimum of new gar- to bo bought in 1 1920. DIES IN DISGRACE Mrs. Lillie Hamilton Confesses to Illegal Operation. Implicates Dr. J. B. Armstrong and Ralph Shaeffer, Farmer. CHARGES OF MANSLAUGHTER Autopsy May 3Iean Criminal Prosecution Immediately. Dead Woman Mother of Seven Fanner Boy Is Wealthy. Second degree manslaughter charges will be filed against Dr. J. B. Arm strong. 521 Kansas avenue, and Ralph Shaeffer, son of a wealthy farmer liv ing three miles north of Topeka. If an autopsy to be held late this after noon on the body of Mrs. Lillie Ham ilton substantiates a deathbed state ment made by her Friday night in which she accused Doctor Armstrong of performing an illegal operation on her. according to a statement today by Hugh Fisher, county attorney. Shaeffer was named by Mrs. Hamil ton as her betrayer. Mrs. Hamilton died at a local hosrtital at st-on 'i-u. this morning. She was the mother of seven children. Her husband, William Hamilton, is not in the city. They have not lived together for a year The -iinuit:ri were oot staying with their mother. In a signed statement made, this morning at the home of his father. Jacob Shaeffer. Ralph Shaeffer admit ted that he knew of Mrs. Hamilton's condition and gave her $15 when she suggested going to Doctor Armstrong. ne aominta in the statement that fol lowing the alleged operation he went to Doctor Armstrong and paid the balance on the bill, $35. Second Case, Says Fisher. "It certainly looks as tho we have them both dead to rights," said Fisher today. "There is no danger of either leaving and I intend to clean the whole affair up before we make any arrests." 'This makes the second deathbed statement of Topeka women Implicat ing iioctor Armstrong in illegal oper ations. A proud mother and failure of physicians to find that an opera tion had caused the death of a girl last winter halted us in prosecution of Doctor Armstrong at that time." nr. Armstrong Denies It. Doctor Armstrong in a statement to day denied that he performed the ille gal operation. He stated that Mrs. Hamilton called at his office once for treatment for another ailment but de nied any operation had- been per formed. L. P. Kistler. assistant state registrar of vital statistics in the state board of health, was notified at 9 o'clock last nla-ht that there was a woman in a local hospital on the point of death who had a statement to make relative to an illegal operation. Kistler noti fied Tfnkham Veale, assistant county attorney. Deathbed Statement. Veale took a stenographer with him and went to the hospital. At that time Mrs. Hamilton was so weak she could hardly talk above a whisper. She an swered Veale's statements, which were taken down by the stenographer. Then Veale and the stenographer went to the court house, summarized the answers into a statement. The statement was read to the dying woman and she feebly endeavored to scrawl her signature on the paper. The name is hardly legible. The state ment, in part follows: "I. Mrs. Ullle Hnmllton. r.4. being severely sick and realizing that I am shout to rile, do make this statement regarding the cause of my condition: "I have bad Improper relations with Kalph Sbaeffer, who lires three miles straight north of Topeka. on Kansas avenue. I have been in a delicate con dition nbont two months, and Mr. Sbaeffer made arrangements with Tr. ,T. B. Armstrong, who is a crippled doctor, with office, between Fifth and Sixth streets on Kansas avenue. In To peka. Knnsas. "At Tialph Phaeffer's suggestion I went to Doctor Armstrong's office about three w.pfe ago last Wednesday. April 21. 1020. accompanied by my sister. Bertha Tarhoon. My sister re mained in the reception room and I went into Doctor Armstrong's private office alone. Tp to this time I had not talked with any doctor regarding my condition, and there was no doctor present at the time. The statement continuing describes the alleged operation. Sister Tells Story. Fisher and Veale this morning first called at the home of the Tarhoon girl at 1020 North Tyler street. Tt was a home of squalor and poverty, much different to the big. fine home of Ralph Shaeffer visited by the officers an hour later. Bertha Tarhoorr testified that she went with her sister to Doctor Arm strong's office on the date set by her dead sister. Accompanying them was Florence Martin, 407 Monroe street. The Martin girl was at the Tarhoon I .-T,an nfirAr. Ofllteri Sh. tfld ! v.. .Via Ta Vi nnn rti-l' fitnt.. ment. "Mv sister didn't tell us what was she said. "We waited in the lrron?. outer .room while she went inside. Two days before that she called at the same doctor's office with Ethel Dean, who lives next door to us." The officers stated they would Inter view the Dean girl later. At the Shaeffer home officers found j youns- Phpeffer and nis oroiner. r.m met Shaeffer. sitting In the kitchen reading newspapers. ShacffPr Admits It. "Yes. I heard she was dead," said Shaeffer. Continuing, he admitted having im oroDer relations with Mrs. Hamilton. i ' . h id he mft in Februar,.. He , "When she said sn was in xrouote - . . , . i ,.j i ... .. : j Shaeffer admitted that 'he Itnew ! roctor Armstrong. In fact, he stated ... . recent patient or the phvsician and was treated for verorenl disease. Phaeffer's father. Jacoh Shaeffer. owns IAS acres of land three miles north of Topeka. which the oldest son. Emmett. said today was worth tSOO (ContlDaeJ on Pag Two.) BOSS AND STENOGRAPHER JOIN DRIVE TO CUT H. C. L. BY WEARING OVERALLS S :: 3---j - re " i -gr ".if 3. H. Roy, prominent New York business man, giving instructions to his . stenographer. Both are clad in overalls. For the purpose of forcing down the price of clothing, a nation-wide movement to wear overalls is under way. In the New York office pictured above the boss not only wears overalls himself, but insists upon his em ployes, even the girl stenographers, doing likewise. FDR SQUARE DEAL i Wheat Belt Farmers Want Harvest Labor Adjustment. Labor Chiefs and Agriculture Heads Will Hold Meet. - - Manhattan, Kan., April 24. Wheat belt farmers are determined to get and give a square deal in regard to harvest labor and wages this summer. With this in mind they are backing the harvest labor conference which is called at Hutchinson for Monday. May 3, by Senator A, H. Lupfer of Larned. The purpose of the conference is to decide on a uniform harvest labor wage and to insure such a supply of harvest labor as will take proper care of the wheat this year. A uniform wage was adopted last year which helped solve the labor problem, yet was not closely enough adapted to the wheat belt section of the state com pletely to solve the problem of suffi cient labor at a fair wage. Labor heads, in co-operation with the K. S. A. C, are planning to bring 50.000 men to the western Kansas harvest fields. This they can do suc cessfully only if definite wage has been decided upon, as laborers often refuse to go into a territory until they know just what they can earn. This definite wage not only will protect the farmers from reaching the ex treme where in order to save his crop he will have to pay a higher wage than he can afford, but will insure the neighboring farmer from loss when he cannot reach this higher wage. Representatives from the Farmers union. State grange, State Farm bu reau and National Wheat Growers association will be at the conference. A. L. Barkman, in charge of the em ployment service of the central states, and J. AT. Gilman.. in charge of the Kansas Free Employment bureaus, will be at the conference to tell how they are planning to secure harvest help and to handle any labor ques tions which may come up. TRACK MEET HERETDDAY College of Emporia, and Wash bum Med Twenty High Schools, Also. The track teams of Washburn and the College of Emporia were to clash, and cinder artists representing twen ty high scholos were to compete for honors of the First district on Wash burn field at 1:30 o'clock this after noon. Indications were that hundreds of out of town visitors would be present at the two big meets. Between 100 and 150 men were to be entered for the inter-high school contest. Wash burn has entered twenty men against the Presbyterians and Coach Elmer Bearg today expressed confidence in a vlctry for the Blue Valley Falls is doped to take the palm leaf from the high schools. Her team is said to be .Mlll one of the best high school track teams in the state. Coach Henry of Emporia promises' a surnrise for the Ichabods. The i e been hard at work ' ' ,, " . and will be in the n they meet the Blue Presbyterians hav for several weeks best of form when there today. Harold Grant, all-Kansas! :ansas' .ist-.r ! i football star and basketball nlaver. sprints, and probably the broad Ten seconds flat is his record for the 100-yard dash Scott, the C. of E. rtnthlnson. Wolff and Hamilton;" shotpnt. track captain, has also made an ex-. JaveliD ,. disrus. Wv.-off. Blevins and cellent showing. (Kennedy: high Jump. Wil'-ox. Urove: pole "Bill" Rogers, star Blue distance' vault. Crawford and Jarrell: relay, lingers, runner, was confidently expected to set Kennedy. Gates, 8houp. McElhany and a new record in the middle distance L"i,j,hiD,- , - . llf'irin 's fnr the lirn mMt toil.v . re- i mile record now is 2 :08 2-5. w lin me laddition of Jones and Davis to the he has greatly strengthened a , weak , M-.,l,K- lin..,n Tk.:""F. uvmu 11 "" " "1- tl"1 uuucilu, utch can. m spnnis ana jumps. The Washburn men who will compete against C. of E. are: Gage. Kennedy aad Jones: hurdles, Blevins. Vance. Shoup and Davis: middle distance. Rogers. Belden. Lotithian. tbonp. McEIbenny and Kennedy mile and two-mile runs, Rogers, Gates, s HOOVER IN M oil tan a Democrats Gire "Dark Horse" Majority. Second State Primary to Boost , . Boom, on Record Billings, Mont., April 24. A candi date for the Republican presidential nomination, Herbert Hoover today has apparently won for the. second time the Democratic preferential vote for president in a state primary. Incomplete return today gave Hoov er the lead in yesterday's Montana primaries where Democrats wrote in the names of their choice for dent. There were no Democratic can didates. Michigan Democrats recently ex pressed a choice for Hoover. Other Democrats whose names were written in were: President Wilson, At torney General Palmer and Gov. Ed wards of New Jersey. Senator Hiram Johnson of Califor nia continued today to lead Repub lican candidates for president. Out of 1 .500 precincts. 201 gave Johnson 6.512; Wood 1 ; 8 6 4 ; Hoover 1.523; Lowden 1,40 3 and Harding, 395. ; Returns for delegates to the national convention came in so slowly that po litical dopesters said it would "be a week" before the outcome of those contests would be known 0 definitely. United States Senator T. J. Walsh, however, was leading In the race for delegate to the Democratic convention. Returns were top few to show that either the "regular" Republican dele gate candidates or the eight men put forward by O. H. R. Shelley of Helena and repudiated by the Republican state convention had a distinct advan tage. Too Few Baths and the Drinks Too Frequent Kew Tork. April 24. It was a long time between baths but only a short time between drinks for Frank J. jouio, nis wire. airs, iclitn Kelly Gould, former 3how girl, charged In I her suit for divoro? on file here today. : Mrs. Gould said her husband became j intoxicated "almost daily early in the morning, often drinking as much as a j quart of gin or whisky before 8 a. m." She charg.-i that at times Gould "could not '-e Induced to take a bath more than onca a month" and at one time did not change his clothes for six weeks. Mrs. Gould named two other women whom, she said, her husband was ,as- sociated with in l'aris. A divorce was granted Gould In Paris a year ago but his wife claimed this was invalid ns his residence is in , I MIX HdB 11I.1,1 Tin New Tork. she said, New Tork The bride and groom and all tl'eir' attendants wilt wear overalls end S""1'!? hrn M"".. ILP,I!h"r,lt "Tn'Tto the headquarters i Mrs. Vt Ramsey Frederick by a wedding ww rn.n, at the Waldorf-Astoria. ; ? howed this mo rn n I -. hundred of the 12.0 rhlcaeo Alex Wsldstrnm did "lady fhlcaeo Alex Wsldstrnm did "lady godlva." nitnas long hair or a horse. He ! gouira, ratnns long hair or a horse. H e thei!!"n snide marathon here until raptured j ment on the explosives prices 4-ontro-Jump, i mV hP.'!:'!o,heaV,'akmrn;d0 thg hSP'ta' I ? conference In Leslie Edmonds. Ottawa, starter: lwi.-lit Ream. Washburo. referee and scorer: '. H. Henrortb. Toneka high school and Ed tlnipra- firl Moore WnRhhiim nti I'hilMit , timers. ari Joore. "asii Dura, ana t nilllp ' i m y , 1 u isTCers nan itnq irf.. junEPS of finish: Forrest Rloe. Wahbnrn bead . field iade-: Stevens. "Dee" Erickson and Joerg. assistant field Judges. Among the high schools entered for tbe contest today are Topeka. Washburn rural, Oakland, alley Falls. Atcbison. 7.a w k ie. . .. i i - winht.i p.. ,,, - 1 tor ton. Horton. Mavett. ' Hiawatha, Sabetha, M'rLoutb, Leareoworth. WATCH AND WAIT Old Mexican Policy KcTired for Sonora RTolt. C. S. Ships Snt to Mexico fo Be "Kefuge Only." SOW REVOLT IS SPREADING Seven States of Bepublie Hare Joined Rebels. Mexican Senators Cut Off Pay Roll for Disloyalty. Washington, April 24. While Amer ican cruisers were sailing towardrebel menaced ports in Mexico today, there was lacking: any Indication of an al tered attitude of the United States government. Officials of the state and war departments continued to watch developments in the New Mexican sit uation with apparent equanimity. Officially it was declared any move by the United States was improbable uniess maae necessary Dy i lie menac- f ing 01 American lives or interests, rne despatch of war craft to Mazatlan. To polobampo and Frontera was taken to mean nothing more than a guarantee so far as possible of Americans safety Offer Kcfufce Only. It was not believed the commanders of those vessels would be ordered to go further than to afford refuge to such Americans as choose to go aboard. At Mazatlan the number otf Americans was reported to be fewer than eighteen and a smaller number at Topolobampo. The number of states the Sonora representatives here claim have joined in the movement is seven, with a steadily growing list of bands of fed eral troops scattered thru the states yet controlled by Carranza. The most recent defection claimed is that of the federal commander at Linares. Nue voleon. on the railroad line between Monterey and Tampico. Will "Observe and Report." Secretary Daniles said today the in structions to the commanders of the gunboat Salem and the destroyer Alc Cauley, ordered to Mexican waters, were to "observe and report." Mexico City newspapers of yester day reported the salaries of thirteen senators and fifty-three deputies had (Continued on page Three.) MILK COW BY MACHINE Product WIU Be Given Away This . ... Afternoon Milk Campaign On. A prize Kolstein cow belonging to Ira Romir, a farmer living southwest of Topeka. took the place of the regis tered cow at the exhibit near The State 'Journal building this morning. ! A milking machine was installed I which will be used to milk the cow I about 5 o'clock in the afternoon. The milk will be given away free to the Py, tun .aatv. cleared up suffi ciently a representative of the Pathe Motion picture company was to rum some of the exhibits and demonstra tions of the "white drink of health campaign, which will continue until next Wednesday. A large audience witnessed the pres entation of the play. "Milk Fairies," at the auditorium Friday night. More than 250 children of the Topeka grade schools and kindergartens participat ed. The play was directed by Mrs. F. A. McCoy. Costumes were designed by Mrs. Frank Thomas. Miss Faye- ben Williams and Miss Mary Clarke furnished the music. The play will be repeated tonight in the auditorium. It was to have been given in pageant form on the state house grounds this afternoon, but was postponed owing to the bad weather. Miss Jessie M. Hoover, milk utiliza tion specialist from the department of agriculture, and in active charge of the campaign here, will speak at a mass meeting in the auditorium Sunday j afternoon The film. "Nature's Best Food." will bo shown tonight at the Central Con gregational church. This film has been shown at local tneaters durng the week. hqtafTer sugar men Attorney General Orders Refiners to Explain Soaring Prices. Washington. April 24. Attorney General Palmer plans to give a "straight from the shoulder" com munication to sugar refiners whom he ! called to meet here Monday, it was . learned today Palmer, either directly or thru As sistant Attorney General Figg, intends to demand that refiners take measures to keep down soaring sugar prices or give good reasons for the recent in creases. Justice department special agents i ara inv.iimtini a ronort that the ! su(tar supply has been cornered by I speculators j v . . !ljeip prill I3ISJCO IDC Ifll C fjft flO llUAL miilfco Aht lULt ; Agreement on Price of Explosives Faihs; to Satisfy Few Miners at Work. Pittsburg. Kan.. April 24. There was practically no coal production in the Kansas mining field today, reports of the operators g. All but a few 00 Kansas miners ; were idle, i It had been exDect It had been expected that the agree Kansas City yesterday, would result In the return to worK or most ot ine min ers. Operators' representatives this morning said that causes other than stay at the operating end of the ma ths prices of explosives apparently chine as late in the evening as there were causing idleness. re still persons Interested in the Thirty-fifth who failed to get Into PREVT PAPER BIIjL IS LAW. earlier shows. . Tutv Free Limit liaised lo Eight Onta Per Pound. 1 - , . . Washington. April 24. President ' , , , . , . Wilson today signed the print paper bill. j The print paper bill provides that imported paper costing eight cents or Iess , pound shall not be dutiable. It . ' , . , ( raised this exemption from & cents a I pound as means of stimulating im- porta ol print paper. MOBILE MONKEY MAN MAD Crazed Whh Narcotics, Spent Four teen Honrs Oolitic Stunts on Electric Power Wires Says He .Feared Lynching- Mobile. Ala,. April 24. After spend ing the night on electric, telephone and telegraph wires at the intersec tion of two downtown streets. Charles Sanders. a lineman, descended safely early today into the arms of waiting policemen who had pleaded with him for fourteen hours to .forsake his per ilous perch. The officers said Sanders was crazed with narcotics, of which he had partaken while in the air. He told the police that he believed the spectators had gathered to lynch him and he consented to come down onlv after he had been promised pro tection by patrol men who went to the j tops of nearby buildings to talk to j him. .Electric current was cut oir in that section of the city so the lineman would not be electrocuted. While in the air the man performed many thrilling "stunts," including standing on his head on an electric sign stretched across the street. Sanders is well known here. Some years ago, when several men were bur ied under a falling wall at a theater fire, he was lowered into the ruins by a rope and rescued all of the men. He was given a purse for his bravery. TO BE CHANCELLOR Edwin E. Slosson, Editor of X. Y. Independent, Possibility. jK. U. Alumni Club in Gotliam Told by Governor Allen. New Tork, April 24. Dr. Dean Fos ter of New York and New Haven was elected president of the New York Alumni club of the University of Kan sas ai Its annual dinner here last night. John Shea was elected vice president and Allen a. Wilbur, secretary. Edwin EL Slosson. The club adopted unanimously reso lutions favoring higjier pay for mem bers of the K. U. faculty, suggesting emergency appropriations for new buildings because of the greatly in creased enrollment, condoling the death of "Uncle Jimmy" Green, and favoring a student union building or commons The "old grads" expressed "chagrin and alarm" at the fact that K. V. faculty salaries were lower than sec tarian schools in Kansas. Following a speech by "Billy" Mor gan of -Hutchinson, the club pledged the university its financial support. Governor Henry J. Allen, I. R. Kirk wood and more than a hundred others attended. Retiring President R. Whit man said it was the most successful dinner ever held here. i Governor Allen mentioned Editor Slosson. of the Independent, as among the new chancellor possibilities. See Our Own Thirty-Fifth In Action at the Orpheum Theater Sunday Afternoon Familiar Sights to Hundreds of Topeka Soldiers, on Gov ernment Film, From 1 O'clock Until Late in the Evening. On Sunday beginning promptly at 1 o'clock In the afternoon and continu ing all evening, the war pictures of the Thirty-fifth division Jn France will be displayed at the Orpheum theater. The pictures were taken by staff pho tographers of the Thirty-fifth division. They were obtained from the war de partment by Capt. Peter J. Hennesy, senior instructor inspector stationed at Topeka. Captain Hennesey made ar rangements with G. Iv. Hooper, mana ger of the Orpheum theater, to display the pictures here for the benefit of the thousands of persons in Topeka and Shawnee county who had relatives and friends In the Thirty-fifth divi sion. There will be no charge for 'admis sion. The war department does not permit any charge for displaying the pictures and they are not sold. That the pictures will be displayed here Is due to the courtesy of G. L. Hooper, manager of the Orpheum. The display will start at 1 p. m. and run continu ously, the last show beginning at about 9 o'clock. Harry Pmith, ma chine operator at the Orpheum. de clares that he is more than willing to J Most of the pictures were taken In : the Snmmedien ..ctnr altho nar to them were taken at ether points - OCCUpieo. Dy ine OlVlslon. nome Of ini i .-!, . .,,i ., frOT1t lines. " " ' ' ... -" . - There was an impression out that the pictures would be displayed last Sunday. Hundreds of persons came to the Orpheum during the afternoon uttder the erroneous impression. They iurrd will however, be shown tomorrow. Sommedieue ah. oui. Every PALMER TAKES HAND IN STRIKE ARREST THREAT Tells Clexeland Justice Agents To Go Slow- Says Law Cannot Force Indi viduals to Work. FI&HT FAR FROM FINISHED Chicago Switchmen Determined ot to Yield Defeat. St. Louis Outlaws Willing to Go "Fifty Fifty. Washington. April 24. Attorney General Palmer today telegraphed District Attorney AVerti at Cleveland calling for a complete explanation of reports that Justice department of ficials there threatened to arrest rail Toad strikers who did not return to work. Palmer indicated he will not bsck up such a policy. Kls telegram said in "part: "Those who conspire with each other to upset transportation of neces sities or of mail are guilty of a. crlnin and are subject to prosecution. The law. however, does not compel an in dividual to work." , Palmer today gave personal atten tion to the so-called 'outlaw" railroad strike, seemingly more acute than for several days. Palmer got reports from Cleveland, where his representatives yesterday communicated with "outlaw" strike leaders, and from other cities whore hundreds of men st 11 ate idle. Late yesterday Palmer characterized the strike as "far from finished." Officials of the established unions would say little concerning situations in jersey uity, Cleveland and Chicago. ""e're pressing demands for wage increases on the railroad labor board " said Vice President Doak of the train men. The New Jersey men are trying to reach an agreement with the railway executives." Strikers Are Defiant. Cleveland, O., April 24. Govern ment officials here today faced tho dilemma of either backing down from the ultimatum Issued yesterday or ar resting approximately 1.600 strikers andtnus continue JJ etrik.di all. ' , Threat of arrest made by John Sawken of the department of Justice It the Jtien did not return to work was -met with defiance at meetings yesterday and last night. The men agreed unanimously to go to Jail rath er than return to work before their demands are met. District Attorney Kd S. Wertz. who authorized the presentation of th ultimatum, would not say early today what the government's next move would be. It was understood, however, Ifhe men are arrested they will be released providing they return to their switches, because of the difficulty of the railroads in obtaining new men to fill the vacancies. Officials of the department of Jus- l"-" asningion asserted the ulti- ! m'um was entirely unauthorized, ac cording to a dispatch received here. Ask Mayors' Aid. New Tork, April 24. Officials of the "outlaw" railway union were making every effort today to Induce railroads to take back strikers with out loss of seniority. Tha "outlaw" leaders asked mayors of New Jersev cities to meet with them at Atlantic City today and aid in in ducing railroad managers to cancel their edict that none of tha strikers would be, reinstated without loss of Continued io Pn, Twol American soldat of the Joth wag prob ably familiar with every corner of tha old French town. After walking its streets, day after day. when tha head quarters of the division was located at Sommedieue. they came to have a per sonal acquaintance with almost every stone In the pavements. Topeka artillerymen will thrill cur iously when they see the old whit church at Varennes. On a fine, clear day, like a combination of Ringling Brothers. Barnum Sc Bailey circus, tha 130th field artillery pulled Into posi tions back of the church, a perfect registering point for miles around. During the five days they occupied tha position they expected every minute to be blown off the map. These men fee! that they had a rabbit's foot at that point. The Germans shelled the roads all around the positions every day and night, but few shells fell in the dan gerous positions. Close-up pictures of a number of the various artillery units in action shelling German lines and cities maka an especial appeal. ' In some Instances they are so large and clear that To peka men may recognize members of the gun squads. There are a number of sets of re views. The 70th infantry brigada passes by in one. The 137th infan. try. the 1 3Sth infantry, the 13th In fantry, the 128th. 129th and 13th field artillery, the 110th engineers, tha 110th field signal battalion, various headquarters companies, and a num ber of other units and organizations of interest to Topeka persons all ara shown In the pictures. A silver offering will be accepted to defray the expense of exhibiting tha pictures. The operators are donating their services and Mr. Hooper the- ua of the theater. The proceeds of tha collection will be turned over to tha lo cal American Legion post. .