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NO. 5001 ==== * WASHINGTON. D. C.. THURSDAY. JULY 8. 1920.'' . ? TWO CENTS
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by uncle sam
Business Men Can Now Deal
With Country But at
TO BE NO RECOGNITION
Taboo on Passports Also to
Be Continued Just as
The United States Government,
acting independently of the allied
governments, yesterday removed all
restrictions on trade with Russia,
thereby enabling American capitalists
and manufacturers to enter, at
their own risk, Into commercial
dealings with any part of the Russian
population, whether under Bolshevist
domination or not.
The action of the United States
Government is qualified by the two
following important particulars:
First, political recognition, present
or future, of any Russian
authority exercising or claiming to
exercise governmental functions, is
neither granted nor Implied by this
Second, restrictions that pertain
to the shipment of materials susceptible
of Immediate use for war
purposes will be maintained.
Mo Debt Agreement.
There Is no agreement, formal or
tacit. State Department officials declared,
as to the repayment of the
debt owed the United States, either
by the Czarst government or the
$100,000,000 which was advanced to
the Kerensky regime.
Actually the action of this government
only carries out the provisions
cf the plan advanced by the United
States as counter proposal to that
of the allies that trading by barter
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Women Announce Disregard
of Police Warning
To Them of Arrests.
Picketing of the British Embassy
and the State Department by women
sympathizers with Ireland will be
resumed, despite the warning of
Washington police that arrests will
Mrs. Thomas K. Corless. of New
York, leader of the little band which
recently created a stir by picketing
the embassy and later burning a
British flag in front of the State
Department, announced yesterday
that these methods would be pursued
until the Republic of Ireland
is recognize'd by Great Britain and
Charging that the British press
is preparing the American public
for an Irish massacre on Orangemen's
Day. July 12, and will seek
to give the impression that the
trouble originated with religious
I riots, the women last night dispatched
to Premiers Lloyd George, of Great
Britain; Millerapd, of France, and
Gillottl. of Italy, who are attending
the Spa conference.
Last Days Now Apt
| Time Is Criticc
It is only a matter of a little
time now until the closing hour of
The Herald Salesmanship Club Campaign
and this is the critical stage
in the race. Interest of candidates
and their friends Increases by leaps
and bounds. Rivalry has grown intense.
Every member of the Salesmanship
Club realizes that he or
she has a prize at stake?a mighty
big prize at that, and no stone will
? be left unturned in the way of ob- \
taining all possible subscriptions
In order to produce a winning majority.
Alert to their opportunity, club
members are going to make the re-,
IT is not generally known that
Tictocq. the famous French
detective, was In Austin last
wee!;. He registered at the Avenue
Hotel under an assumed name,
and his quiet and reserved manners
singled him out at once for
one not to be singled out.
No one knows why he camc
to Austin, but to one or two he
vouchsaf -d the Information that
his mission was an important one
K from the French government.
One report is that the French
Mtnister of State has discovered
an old statatc among the laws
of tho empire, resulting from a
treaty between the Emperor
! Cox's Man Friday
May Be Chairman
EDWARD H. MOORE.
Strategy of Edward H. Moore,
veteran Ohio politician, is given
a large measure of the credit
for the Cox victory in the Democratic
from San Francisco say efforts
are being made to replace
Homer S. Cummings, national
chairman, with Moore. This
snapshot was taken at San
I Francisco, where he was on the
Job day and night. j
VICTIM OF LOVE
Former Housekeeper Insists
Turfman's Slayer Was
By DE.\.MS O'COXJtELL.
(Special Cable Dispatch.?
(CspyrifM. 1M0 By Universal ??rTio?.)
Newry. County Dowft, Ireland,
July 7.?"The New York police
should look for some jealous husband
as the slayer of Joseph Bowne
This is the considered opinion of
Mrs. Annie Bowne, former housekeeper
of the murdered turfman
and whist authority, after reflecting
on Elwell s life-long successful
lovemaking. Inasmuch as Mrs.
Kane entered Elvfell's employ in
1909, I pressed her to try to recall
the list of women that came under
the spell of his exceptional powers
"What you ask is next to impossible."
was her reply. "Remember
that most of the time I didn't sleep
in the Elwell home, but after my
day's work, returned to my own
home with my husband.
Stays One After Another Came.
"One woman after another came
to the l?lwell home. Most of the
nam:s I never know and others 1
have forgotten. Now my memory
is sound only as regards the regular
visitors to Mr. Elwells home,
such as "Miss Wilson' and three
other women whom I have named
In my affidavit.
"Miss , who lived with her
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broaching in Big
hip Club Campaign;
11 for All Contestants
1 malnlng days of the campaign tell
j in their candidacy for the 16.000
j Home, one of the six Big Automo-|
biles, or some other of the sixty- \
J three awards offered to those who
! pile up winning scores by the close
| cf the Campaign.-July Seventeen.
Final Subscription Schedule.
The schedule of credits which |
goes Into effect at nine o'clock this,
morning and holus good until the]
closing hour, eleven p. m., Saturday,
July Seventeen, allows candidates a
good big number of crdllits on each
I and every subscription. Naturally,
th?* bigger subscriptions count for
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Charlemagne and Governor Roberta
which expressly provides for
the north gate of the Capital
grounds being kept open, but
this is merely a conjecture.
Last Wednesday* afternoon a
well-dressed gentleman knocked
at the door of Tlctocq'a room
The detective opened the door.
"Monsieur Ttctocq. I believe."
said the gentleman.
"You will see on the register
that I sign my name Q. x. Jones."
said Tictocq, "and gentlemen
would underat*a? th*t I wish to
be known ma sucir. -1# ymi do not
Uk? being referred to as no (en
Premiers at Parley Demand
Signing of Unrevised
FIRM WITH GERMANS
Disarmament Order Causes
Dr. Gessler to Threaten
Spa. Belgium. July 7.?The Constantinople
government must sign
the Turkis^i peace treaty within ten
j days after its presentation. It was
! decided at a preliminary conference
| of allied premiers here today. TurI
key's plea for revision was refused.
The communique. Issued following
the premiers' meeting, said:
"The allied premiers considered
the reply to the Turkish peace
treaty today. It was decided It
would be impossible to make any
important alterations In the document.
A counter reply was ordered
drafted, directing Turkey to sign
the treaty within ten days after
Ordrr Hrlrga Relief.
The allied (fictum on disarmament
has served to clear the air hire,
making continuance of negotiations
contingent upon the Germans agreeing
Dr. Gessler, German minister of defense.
declared he was happy to
have the opportunity of discussing
disarmament but h-nted' he would
resign unless the allies allowed Germany
more favorable *rms than so
far have been proposed. It wan
i reported that Gcrsler intended to |
j insist upon a strorger Gorman army,
b-it he refused tc. rdm.t *uoh in11<
Minister cf Finance Sim< ns asked
for time in which to obtain employment
for demobilized troops,
( esslrr Blames Strikes.
In the opening debate Lloyd
Georgo declared the entente was |
disappointed with Gcrmany'n failure
to fulfill the treaty terms. H? |
said what the allies wanted was
hopes and promises for the future
and not excuses for the past. He
said Germany was entitled to 100.000
men and rifles and J.00* machine 1
guns._ Instead, the British premier
said. Germany has 200.000 men.
50.000 machine guns 15,000 guns and
millions of rifles.
Dr. Gessler, opening the German
arguments, declared the Helchswehr
had been reduced less than 200.000.
He blamed strikes and the economic
situation for non-fulfillment of the
Fehrenbach cited the extraordinary
conditions during the past
year and declared the present armv
was necessary as radicals and looters
in many parts of the country
were supplied with arms.
GIRL WATCHES !
Identifies Assailant as Mob
Riddles Swinging Body
Danville. Va.. July 7?A grim
mob of tobacco farmers stormed
the jail at Roxboro, near here,
early this morning, cut the locks j
with an acetylene torch, dragged
out "Red" Roach, a 25-year-old j
negro charged with attacking a,
young white girl and lynched him !
on a tree In a nearby negro church- j
yard. His alleged near-victim >
watched the lynching and identified
the negro as he swung strangling
in the air. wh!'.e the mob riddled
his body with bullets.
The attempted assault took place
twelve hours earlier, when Roach is
said to have attacked a young
daughter of Edward Chambers a
well-to-do tobacco farmer of Apper- i
son CoQnty. N. C.. in an orchard !
I .The girl's screams brought help
and the negro fled, boarding a N'or-!
folk and Western train at Helena,1
Va. A telephone message' to Roxboro
resulted In his arrest when
the train reached thai town and he
was placed in jail.
LAter a mob broke into the Jail
land seized the prisoner. a rope
I was swung over the limb of one of
| the churchyard trees, it was too
, short, so a chain was attached and
fastened about Roach's neck.
tleman, I will give you satisfaction
any time after July 1st, and
fight Steve O'Donnell, John McDonald
and Ignatius Donnelly in
the meantime if you desire."
"I do not mind it in the least."
said the gentleman, "in fact, I
am accustomed to it I am
Chairman of the Democratic Executive
Committee. Platform No.
2. and I have a friend in trouble.
I knew you were Tictocq from
your resemblance to yourself.M>\
"Egtrez vous." said the detective.
The gentleman entered and was
handed a chair.
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SAYS SINK FEIN!
British General Will Be Executed
if More Towns
Dublin. July 7.?"The Irish re-j
public holds Gen. Lucas as a prisoner
of war. We hereby warn the (
British government that if any fur-]
ther towns are wrecked for pur-|
poses of retaliation. Gen. Lucas will'
be executed in accordance with the '
law of war."
This statement was made today
by a prominent officer of the Irish ,
Republican army. It refers to Gen.
Cuthbert H. T. Lucas, of the British
Army, who recently was kidnapea;
by a party of armed and masked .
"TNe Sinn Fein," added the ofH-1
cer. "considers Gen. Lucas a leglti- j
mate prisoner, and intends holding'
him until the war between Eng- J
land and Ireland is over."
Since the partial wrecking of the j
town of Fermoy by British troops I
enraged over the general's capture. !
no similar act of reprisal has been
reported. The situation is exceed- i
ingly tense throughout Ireland, however.
BY BRAVE GIRL CLERK
New York, July 7.?Crawling on,
her hands and knees to a telephone 1
booth. Miss Dora Stadler, 21, a
clerk in the Bank of the Manhaftan j
Company, seized the receiver and
"Were being rbbbed. There are,
six men here with revolvers. Come j
Six hold-up men who had been tn- '
gaged in keeping Assistant Cashier j
Fred Althouse's hands over his j
head and backing several employes
into a corner heard the girl's words,
took fright and fled. They were I
joined by their "lookout" on the i
sidewalk and escaped in an automobile
they had left standing at the:
said Tlctocq. "I will help your
friend If possible. Our countries
are great friends. We have given
you Lafayette and French fried
potatoes. You have given us
California /champagne and?taken
back Ward McAllister. State
"I will be very brief." said trie
^sttor. "In room No. 76'in this
hotel la stopping a prominent
Populist candidate. He is alone.
Last night some one stole his
ocks. They cacnot be founH. If
they are not recovered, his party
will attribute their loss to the
Democracy. They will make
4r**t capital of the burglary, ai
Campaign for Prt
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'Babe' Wrecks Car;
Tells Chauffeur to
"Sell it for Junk"
Philadelphia. July 7.?"Aw.
keep It and sell It for what you
can lift. I'm In a hurry." said
"Babe" Ruth today after his new
$5,000 car had turned turtle near
Wawa. perilously near ending the
sensational baseball career of the
New York American League
"I'll get a new one when I
land in New York."
Ruth's new touring car carrying
"Babe." his wife and three
friends, looped the loop on the
Baltimore- pike. landing upside
lown wlta the famous ball player
\n<l his party beneath it.
Good fortune smiled on them,
for all escaped Injury. The five
were able to crawl out and continue
to New York in another
The tar was not seriously |
damaged and a garage man
towed It away, while "Babe." the
home run king, sped on to New
York to buy a new car.
Takes Guard at
Death Cell Door
(Special to W nshlnstan Herald.)
Richmond. Va.. July 7.?Death
came suddenly this afternoon to
J. R. Carter, veteran guard of the
Virginia penitentiary, while he was
keeping wa?ch over John Wllliama.
a negro sentenced to die in .the
electric chair for the murder of a
Lynchburg policeman. Carter was
fatally stricken *ith apoplexy while
seated in a chair near the death
Seeing his topple over the negro
called to a prison official who happened
to be out in the front yard,
close to the cell.v
The official quickly responded.
The negro was scheduled to die
this morning, but he recently got
a stay of execution when the State
Supreme Court granted a writ of
error ?nd agreed to review hia case
Carter was originally from Lancaster
County, and it so happened
that his wife and one of his
daughters were returning on Ihe
boat from a visit to the old home- !
stead there when death overtook I
him. Another daughter, Mrs. Samucl
Dortch, Uvea at South Hill.-Va.'
. ' I
though I am aure it was not a
political Wcveat all. The socks
must be recovered. Yoil are the
only man that can do It."
"Am I to have carte blanche to
question every person ccnnected
with the hotel r*
"Tnt proprietor ha? already
be?*n spoken to. Everything and
everybody U at your aervl-.e."
T'ctocq consulted hia watch.
'Come to thia room tomorrow
afternoon ht ( o'clock ulth the
landlord, the Populiat candidate,
and any other witnesses elected
rrom both parties, and I will return
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Mario a. Ohio. July 7.?Warm
U. Harding <pf>H hla "fro?lporrk
rtapilo" far the l'rf?idtirjr
Jnly 8, the daj of his
arrival, with mm aMnu to rltltr?
of Marlon who welcomed
him hoar. Thnt rirlntlvr pholoirrapha
tell the atory. Above,
a view of the crowd liatenlng
to Hardiaic'a aprrrh. Arrow
polata to Hardin*. Left. eloaenp
of Harding apeaUag from
the treat porch of hla home.
Here he espeeta to deliver hla
Importaat rnmpatsn addreaaea.
KlKht. Dr. C. J. >'Ichola, former
Hepabllcaa mayor of Martoa.
liatenlnK to hla apeeeh. >'lchola
aad Harding have aever wholly
"Jibed" la loeal politico, bat
Mrhola la for Harding thla time.
COX MAY PAY
Canceled Vacation Indicative
President WilL Aid
(Pablle Ledger Service.)
Before his campaign grows many
days older Gov. James M. Cox, the
Democratic candidate for President,
may be expectcd to come to Washington
for a conference with Pres.deht
Wilson upon the league of nations
That is the belief of observers
here who have watched developments
at the White House since
the news came from San Francisco
that Gov. Cof had been chosen to
lead the party.
First the President sent a congratulatory
telegram to the candidate,
and there was genuine evidence
at the White House that Gov.
Cox was thoroughly acceptable and
that his record as a supporter of
the treaty of Versailles and the
covenant of the league of nations
substantially as they came from
Paris has been investigated ana
not found wanting
Then Admiral Cary T. Grayson,
the President's f'nyskian. announced
that the President had decided
to abandon all idea of a seashore
trip and would remain in Washington
probably all summer. It also
was indicated that the President
would take a hand in the campaign,
how active to be determined by the
national committee and the Cox
The developments were takan to
mean that the President intends the
treaty to remain the dominant issue
and proposes to give Gov. Cox the
benefit of the Presidential counsel
Home-Made Bomb Blinds Boy.
Stamford. Conn.. July 7.?As a result
of an accident on Independence.
Day. William Foster. 11. had an
eye removed in the Stamford Hospital
today. The boy. the son of a
wealthy New York exporter, made
a bomb of the dust cap of an automobile
tire, filling it with powder
"I Knew You Were
Your Resemblance I
"Au revoir "
The Chairman of the Democratic
Executive Committee. Platform
Ktx 2. bowed courteously and
a a a ;*
Tictocq sent for the bell boy.
"Did you go to room 76 last
"Who was there?"
An old haytced what come or
"What did he waotT"
"The bouncer." # v . u
"What forr d.-A.
"To put the li*M cuu- .Ai
At Start, Claim
Loeb Says Geo. J. Whelan,
Procter and Bonnell Gave
Chicago, July 7.?William Loeb,
Easter campaign manager for Gen.
Leonard Wood during the primaries
provided the biggest sensation
thua far sprung in the investigation
of campaign "slush funds"
when he testified before the Senate
investigating committee here today
that the Wood campaign had been
underwritten tar $1,000,000 by big
business men of the country.
Another admission which caused
considerable stir was that of T.
W. Hukried. a Lowden manager in
Missouri, who testified he received
$2,050 from the Lowden camp,
Wm4 Doatn Xaaa+4.
A list of the contributors to the !
Wood fund was provided by Loeb,
and included such names as J. B.
Duke, tobacco king, who was a
"substantial subscriber;" the late
George W. Perkins, who gave $10,000
for "somebody else," and H. E.
Rogers, oil magnate, who gave
$50,000, according to Loeb.
J. L Babler, Republican National
Committeeman from Missouri, was
recalled to testify today. He said
he received $16,453 from E. L.
Morse, Ix>wden manager in Missouri,
and spent $16^101 for expenses.
The testimony of Loeb caused
"I received $406,000 altogether,"
he told the committee. "The campaign
was underwritten for $1,000,?00
however by George J. Whelan,
Col. William Procter and a Col.
Bonnell. Each agreed to be reCOSTIXl'ED
OX PAGE THREE.
New York Broker's Wife
Charges Wealth Made
New York, July 8?Leaving a note
charging her husband with deserting
her when he inherited a large
sum of money, Mrs. Daniel M Bedell
committed suicide today by drown-'
ing herself in a lake in Central
Park. Her body was found and recovered
by a policeman.
"I am the wife of Daniel M. Bedtll."
was written on a card found
ljing on the shore. "You will find
him at the Republican Club, 741
Fifth avenue, or at 51 Chambers
street. 1 have stuck to him in adversity,
but when prosperity came,
he sought others. These are the
names of the -women who helped
break up my home. (Here followed
fcevertU names which were withheld
by the police.) 1 can be identified
by anybody at Garden City Hotel or
by any prominent business house In
Mr. Bedell, an insurance broker,
was a power in local politics during
the administration of Mayor Hewitt.
He is related to the Peter Cooper
family, has served two terms on the
board of aldermen of New York,
and is about 60 years old. Mrs.
Bedell was about 55.
Dr. Abram Simon A
0/ Board of Edw
Urging All Men
Dr. Abram Simon, rabbi of the
Washington Hebrew Congregation,
last night announced his acceptance
of the presidency of the Board of
Dr. Simon was elected to succeed
Dr. John Van Schaick, jr.. at a meeting
of the board last Thursday. Absent
from the city at that time. Dr.
Simon returned Monday. He has
been considering acceptance of the
position since then.
In a statement issued last night,
addressed to members of the Board
of Education, Dr. Simon expressed
the desire that the school author!i
ties forget all previous differences
; and "bury the hatchet."
"Did you take anything while
in the room?"
"No, he didn't ask me."
"What is your name?"
"You can go."
The drawing rooms of one of
the most magnificent private residences
in Austin are a blaze of
lights. Carriages line the streets
in front, and from gate to doorway
is spread a velvet carpet, on
which the delicate feet of the
guests may tread.
The occasion is the entree into
society of one of the falrsst buds
in the City of the Violet Crown.
Tlui roama ara All*4 with the cul
GOLF ON FLING
; INTO COUNTRY
Makes People Want Homes
And Homes Is His Hobby,
PARTY ISSUES AVOIDED
Ohio Governor to Await
Conference of Democratic
Leaders to Talk.
Br SAM BI.AIR.
(CnlTrrul BerTice staff Correspondent.)
Dayton, Ohio, July 7.?Outside of
those propositions set down In tho
Democratic platform the country
can't be sure what the Democratio
i nominees will stand for.
Gov. James M. Cox let it be known
'today that before he tells just where
! he stands he will talk things over
[with the Democratic party leaders
who are hurrying here from San
The one out-of-the-platform principle
to which-the governor adheres
.is golf. He believes in golf bejcause
the game takes those who
>l>lay it into the country; It inspires
jthem to own their own homes. The
governor regards the owning of a
home the fundamental of patriotism.
The governor went to the Dayton
Country Club tonight and after receiving
the sort of ovation a Presidential
nominee might expect, gava
a brief address to the members and
their guests. The Ohio State Golf
Association is holding its annual
tournament at Dayton. Players of
prominence from every part of tho
State are attending. The Cox address
was calculated to swing the
golf vote into the Democratic *
Not Kieh Man's Glut.
i "There is an erroneous impression
that go}f is the rich man's game."
he said. "It is really a game for
those of ordinary means. A set of
golf clubs is not expensive and our
modern daylight saving now makes
it possible for the office or shop
CONTINUED OX PAGE THREE.
Gill Him "Shrewd" and
j Think He'll Fight for Beer
And Light Wines.
Paris July 7.?"Francc." rays L.0
Figora. commenting on the nomination
of Gov. Cox. "hci ts that tiif
nominee's stand on the league of
; nations md a:- lepa.ds America's
'participation it. Kuropean a'faii.t
will l>.; modified if he is elected."*
l.c- Petit Parjs'tn lays: "While
he is known as a shrewd politician
and .hi effective :<dministratcr of a
small State, it remains to be teen
; whether Cox will make as preat
j a President. Seiilimen' in Franco
| inclines toward Gov. Cox ard net
i the least compelling learon f ir this
j sentiment that he will firht lor
j the reintrodut tion of beer *i.d l!^ht
'wines?especially the latter?as prohibition
in Amei ira l<as <aused a
tremendous !oss to F.cnchc e*porteis."
cation in Statement
ibers to Bury Hatchet
j He called attention to the fact
I that "the Franklin School is not located
on Cathedral avenue." where
Dr. Simon's home is located. The
new school head counseled support
of the recently-appointed superintendent
of schools. Dr. Frani W,
"Flection to the 'presidency of tho
Board of Education came to me unsought,"
read the statement. "High
compliment as- it is, it carries along
its own weight of labor, responsibility
and vexation. Nor am I unmindful
of the experience that those
who commend today, may tear me
to tatters tomorrow. This is one
of the hazards of public life. My
CONTINUED ON PAGE THREE
. By O.HENRY
ture, the beauty, the youth and
fashion of society. Austin society
is acknowledged to be the wittiest.
the most select, and the highest
bred to be found southwest
of Kansas City.
Mrs. Rutabaga St. Vitus, the
hostess, is accustomed to drawaround
her a circle of talent and
# beauty rarely equalled anywhere.
Her evenings come nearer approaching
the dignity of a salon
than any occasion, except, perhaps.
a Tony Faust^and Marguerite
reception at the Iron Front.
Miss St. Vitus, whose advent
Into society's nsaxe was heralded
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