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AW 2 EM DEPENDENT PROGiRESSSVE JOURNAL
THIRTY-FIRST YEAR
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PHOENIX, ARIZONA, SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 20, 1920
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VOL. XXXI., NO. 51
ARIZONA
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DEMOCRATS WILL
ENDORSE WILSON
COURSE ON PACT
National Chairman Says the
Platform Will Uphold the
President's Views as Set
Forth in Virginia Docu
ment McAdoo Backer
To Support Palmer
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
SAX FRANCISCO. .Tunc 19 Homer
Cummingrs, chairman of the Democratic
national committee, declared today that
the Democratic platform would en
dorse President "Wilson's course re
garding the league of nations by adopt
ing the league plank incorporated in
the Virginia platform, which the
President already has approved.
This' plank was drawn by Senator
Carter Glass, who Is being named in
some quarters as the convention's prob
able nominee.
The President. Mr. Cummings said, I
at all times had agreed to any sug
gestions that would expand or de
velop the league provisions, and his
reason for opposition to some pro
posed reservations was that they v:t
iated the document.
"The stand of the Republican party
on the league was a dishonest state
ment." Mr. Cummings said, "a pre
meditated and calculated attempt to
satisfy irreconcilables. At no point did
it suggest ratification of the league
treaty. It was made up of vague prom
ises of some other kind of league.' 1
feel that the Republican position will
not deceive anyone."
Cummings also declared that while
the Republican convention had not
disposed of the issue,, the party can
didate himself already had voted for
a league with reservations.
Concerning Herbert Hoover's state
ment that he was in accord with Sen
ator Harding's candidacy, Mr. Cum
mings said that was a matter Air.
Hoover would have to fight out with
his own conscience.
"I consider it a rather sad episode
in American politics." he added.
Full hearings on all campaign issues
will be held- by the resolutions com
mittee, it was announced today.
Ray T. Baker, director of the mint
and a close friend and supporter of
William O. McAdoo, announced today
that he would support Attorney Gen
eral Palmer, now that his first choice
had withdrawn from, the Democratic
race. His announcement was, made
after receipt of a telegram from Mr.
McAdoo, 6aying he would not be a
candidate for the nomination. .
Cox Doesn't Want Vice Presidency
DAYTON, O, June 19 Governor , J.
M. Cox of Ohio is not a candidate for
the Democratic nomination for vice
president. He made this emphatic
declaration here today at his country
home. "Trial's End," in responding to
felicitations of United States Senator
Pomerene and others at the thg com
munity demonstration tendered him
prior to departure of Ohio's delega
tion and boosters for San Francisco.
"I urge upon you Pilgrims that I am
not a candidate for the second place,"
the governor declared. His announce
ment was greeted with yells of ap
plause Dy several mousand persons
who had journeyed to his home to pay
tneir respects. "Further, I might say,"
he added, "I am not fitted for the
iuties devolving upon a vice president."
Governor Cox also took occasion to
voi'ce his opposition to what he
termed "domination of the government
by a senate oligarchy."
my strength, my voice and the very
impulse of my soul will assert my
opposition to any senate oligarchy," ho
declared.
Diverging for a moment to pay a
trirbute to the soldiers who dfed in
France, the governor declared that he
intended to ask the people of the na
tion from' now until "the Ides of
November to keep faith with the boys
in our promise that they shall not
have died in vain."
"Whether he is nominated for the
presidency by his party at San Fran
cisco or not, the governor declared he
would meet the returning delegates
with a smile. "When you come back,
whether you bring back the bacon or
not, I will meet and greet you with
a smile," he said.
Senator Pomerene who is a delegate
at large, sai'd he intended to go to the
convention to do all in his power to
nominate Governor Cox. The senator
'criticized the Republicans, saying that
when they "complain about the admin
istration not reducing the cost of liv
ing, they are only indicting them
selves." The Ohio delegation and several
hundred boosters left for San Fran
cisco at 8:30 o'clock tonight in two
special trains.
Anybody's Race, Say Tammany Chiefs
CHICAGO, June 19. The advance
guard of Illinois Democrats to the na
tional convention of the party at San
Francisco on June 28 departed to
night. The party included former
Governor E. F. Dunne and Carter II.
Harrison. On Sunday night a party of
123, including forty Chicago and
down-state delegates and delegates at
large, will depart on a special trai'n.
New York delegates arrived here
today from French Lack Springs, Ind.,
and will resume their journey tomor
row night. The party included Gov
ernor A. E. Smith and diaries F.
Murphy. Tammany chieftain. Thom
ts Taggart of Indiana will joi'n the
party tomorrow.
Mr. Murphy was asked if New York
had any choice among the prospective
.andidates.
"We have no favorite," lie replied.
To the same question, Governor
(Continued on Page Two).
TROOPS READY TO
ATTACK ON JAIL'
DULUTH, Minn., June 19.
Squads of national guardsmen
marched up and down streets in the
vVcinity of the St. Louis county jail
tonight prepared to resist any at
tack on the ja il, where 14 negroes
are being held, 13 of them in con
nection with' an attack upon a
white girl.
The troops kept crowds from con
gregating and officials were confi
dent that the pres.-ii.-c "1" I lie soi
iHrs would serve to Irn.-trate the
li ported piot tn la.d : j.til tonight
..ii'l obtain the negroes-.
CHAMP CLARK. TO
TRY AGAIN FOR
THE NOMINATION
MONTGOMERY CITY, Mo., June
19. Congressman Champ Clark of
the ninth Missouri district will be
placed in nomination for president
at the Democratic national conven
tion, rt was announced here today.
This announcement was made by
Judge Emil P. Rosenberger, dele
gate to the convention from the
ninth district, before leaving his
home here for San Francisco.
In the event Clark's name is not
presented before the Missouri dele
gation i's reached. Judge Rosenber
ger asserted he would place the
former speaker in nomination. Clark
made an unsuccessful race for the
nomination in 1912.
S
WITH DISAESPECT TO
STARS ID STRIPES
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
SAN FRANCISCO, June 19. A de
nial of the charges filed with the state
department at Washington that Most
Rev. Daniel J. Mannix., Catholic arch
bishop of Melbourne, Australia, who is
visiting this country, failed to stand
while the band of the steamer Ven
tura played "The Star-Spangled Ban
ner" in Honolulu harbor, was issued
by the California state branch of the
Friends of Irish Freedom here today
"with the approval and co-operation of
Dr. Mannix."
The deportation of Dr. Mannix was
asked in the Washington charges, filed
by a passenger on the Ventura.
"The evidence will show that when
'The Star-Spangled Banner was played
Dr. Mannix and his party arose," the
Irish organization statement said.
"They did not know the wcrds of the
anthem and could not join in the sing
ing. When the British anthem, 'God
Save the King,' was played. Dr. Man
nix and his party refused to arise.
Dr. Mannix is a native of Ireland.
"On another occasion aboard the
band ' played 'America,' which carries
the same air as 'God Save the King,'
Dr. Mannix, believing that the British
anthem was being playnd several
passengers were voicing the words
remained seated."
Archbishop Denies Charqes .
ALBUQUERQUE, N. M.. June 19.
The Most Rev. Daniel J. Mannix, arch
bishop of Melbourne, made a brief stop
here today en route to New York, from
where he will sail for Ire?.nd and
thence to Rome.
In a statement regarding the report
that he- refused -to stand when the
American and British airs were placed
by the ship's band in Honolulu. harbor,
the archbishop said:
"It was ridiculously silly. I con
sider it a personal affront made upon
me by two passengers; not a question
whether my intentions were to stand.
Why did they pick me out of the crowd
before I had an opportunity to rise?
In my opinion they were Just a couple
of cranks, but I don't care to comment
on the matter further. It wa merely
an incident."
HOHKK CHIEF
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Republican A. P. Leased Wire
DES MOINES, Iowa, June 19. A
plea for more sympathy between youtn
and older persona and also between
the native born and alien, here to be
adopted as a citizen, was made by Mrs.
Percy V. Pennybacker of Austin, Texas,
at te evening session of the Genera:
Federation of Woman's clubs biennial
convention.
Mrs. Pennybacker spoke at the ses
sion set aside for discussion of com
munity service.
She declared that the door of sym
pathy between youth and middle lire
and between youth and age too often
was closed. In 90 per cent of the cases,
she said, age was to blame.
Speaking of the actions of young
persons today, she said young women
would think "he would consider u
tame to sit at home; he thinks she
would consider him 'short' if he did
not take her somewhere."
"The greatest of all professions Is
home-making," Mrs. Pennybacker said.
She urged a better understanding be
tween men and women, saying it would
save many homes being broken.
"No woman has a right to marry un
less she has some knowledge of the
PCIIUIUV OL -JlJnlllu-"A. 1UU iun ni
we trusted to maternal intuition," the
speaker asserted.
Mrs. Pennybacker called attention ot
the duty of parent to children, in con
trast to the debt of children to parents.
Respect must be earned and deserved,
and not demanded, she said.
o
G. A. R. Encampment
Will Be Held At
Indiana Capital
s. Republican A. P. Leased Wire
COLUMBUS. Ohio. June 1!. In
dianapolis will be the scene of this
year's Grand Army of the Republic
annual eneamnmont instead f At
lantic City, which was selected last
fall when the encampment was held in
Columbus. This decision was reached
today at a meeting of the national ex
ecutive committee here. .
The fact that sufficient funds could
not lie secured from the New Jersey
legislature is said to have been one of
the main reasons for changing the
place of the gathering.
Several other cities, including Colo
rado Springs. Colo., were strong con
tenders for the meeting.
The encampment, it was announced
by Capt. I . M. Hall of Columbus, na
tional commander-in-chief, will be
held the week of Sept. 13, instead of
Sept. 2. as originally set.
CENSUSFIGURES
WASHINGTON. .lime !! 'ensue
figures announced touight were:
Topcka. Wans.. :"itt.oJJ: ineiAie 0.33S
or 14.". per cent.
DubU'iue. Iowa. I:'.. Ill: increase 617,
i r .7 pi r ( f in.
ESS ON
ASSER
Tl
ra
Wooilavii. I'a
or 75.1 pur
.. U'.f.'.:. ;
cent.
iiKT'-u-e,
11.-
Would Pay Debt
to Heirs After
67-Year Lapse
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
SHR EVE PORT, La., June 19.
Sixty-seven years ago, while in
Shreveport. C. F. Rogers, a young
engineer of Columbus, Ga.f bor
rowed enough money from E. O.
Snow, stage line agent, to return
home. He is trying to locate the
heirs of his benefactor in order to
repay the loan. The story is re
lated in a letter received today by
Dr. G. S. Sexton, pastor of the First
Methodist church here, whose as
sistance in seeking Snow's heirs is
enlisted by the borrower, writing
from his home in Lotohachie, Ala.
STEPS TAKEN TO
RELIEVE ACUTE
COAL SHORTAGE
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
WASHINGTON, June 19. Drastic
action for the relief of tfie fuel short
age in New England and other sec
tions of the country was taken by the
interstate commerce commission to
night in the issuance of preference and
priority orders to the railroads for the
transportation of bituminous coal to
tidewater for trans-shipment by water
to destinations within the United
States.
Stating that an "emergency exists
which requires immediate action." the
commission ordered all railroads in the
eastern and southern territories to give
preference and priority to carloads of
coal consigned for shipment by water
to New England or any other domestic
destination "until the further order of
the commission." The order is effec
tive next Thursday.
The commission simultaneously or
dered all roads east of the Mississippi
river serving coal mines to furnish the
mines with coal cars in preference to
any other use for a period of 30 days,
beginning Monday.
A virtual embargo on the export of
coal is expected to result from the
commission's orders because railroad
men assert the agents appointed for
the direction of coal shipments cannot
issue permits for the movement of coal
for foreign destination unless it can
be shown that the preferences and
priorities directed will not be im
peded. At least 30 days will be neces
sary to care for domestic wants, it is
said, provided congestion is overcome
to a point permitting rapid coal move
ment. Sinking of Soviet
Troop Ship by U.S.
Pilot Is Confirmed
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
WITH THE POLISH ARMY AT
THE "FRONT, May 18. Confirmation
of destruction of a bolshevik troop
ship in the Dnieper river by an Ameri
can a-viator of the Kosciusko squadron
during the Polish-Ukraine drive, which
resulted In the capture of Kiev, was re
ceived recently by the Polish military
authorities. The American credited
with this military feat, accomplished
single handed, is Lieut. G. M. Crawford
of Wilmington, DeL, a member of the
Kosciusko squadron of American avi
ators for nearly a year.
The American, In the first attack,
swept the ship's decks with his ma
chine gun fire, many of the bolshiviki
jumping overboard to escape the effect
of the incendiary bullets, but the ship
did not take fire as the aviator had
planned.
Again Lieutenant Crawford at
tacked the vessel, the wings of his
airplane being pierced by btiliets as he
dived and poured his ammunition onto
the decks. He saw a fire break out.
Then, circling for altitude to return to
camp, the American watched the ship,
enveloped In a mass of flames, settle
down into the river, while hundreds
of soldiers fought for their lives. The
ship disappeared soon afterwards, ac
cording to later reports by members
of the Polish army.
Names of Murdered
Man's Enemies Are
Given By Secretary
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
NEW YORK. June 19. Evideivo
involving persons not "hitherto men
tioned" in connection with the murder
of Joseph B. Elwell, turfman ind whist
expert, who was shot to death in his
home here June 11, was obtained to
day. Assistant District Attorney Dool
insr announced tonight.
William Karnes. Elwell's secretary,
who was examined today, furnished
the officials with the names of several
persons said to have been "bitter ene
mies" of Elwell, Mr. Dooling added.
Barnes expressed the belief, accord
ing to the district attorney's force, that
only a "man with a Icey" to Elwell's
home could, have committed the
murder.
Assistant District Attorney Talley,
who also attended the conference, de
clared the situation was no nearer so
lution .although the officials have "nit
Idea of several people who may have
committed the murder."
LA FOLLETTE TO HEAD
NEW PARTY, PLAN OF
THE 'COMMITTEE OF 48'
MITCHELL, S. IX. June 1!) The
state convention of the Committee of
Forty-Eight here today adopted reso
lutions urging progressives of all
parties to unite in the formation of
the new parly which is to be launched
at Chicago. July 1.
Senator LaFolIette will be the choice
of the South Dakota delegation, which
is bound by the followin.r resolution:
"Senator Robert M. LaFolIette is the
presidential choice of an overwhelm
ing majority of the people of this state
and we pledge our delegation to work
for his nomination."
The Non-I'iirt isan league of South
Dakota has officially selected the 10
delegates to attend the Chicago con
vention. SEN. REED REELECTED DELEGATE
KANSAS CITY. June 19 Senior J
A. Reed of Missouri announced tonight
l o would leave lomorrow night or Mon
day to attend the Democratic national
convention at San Uranoisco. He was
ro-ciiTtrd today after the state con
vention had unseated him and ordered
a new election.
i rimnnnrn
H f i L. LIvbulluLU
im AFTER
Irish Sympathizers, Support
ed by Progressives, Op
pose Move But Are Beat
en; Convention Outlines
Plan for Putting Platform
Into Effect
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
MONTREAL, June 19. The Amer
ican Federation of Labor adjourned Its
annual convention here tonight after
endorsing the league of nations with
out reservations.
The closing session of the two weeks"
convention was a stormy one. Irisn
sympathizers, rupported by the pro
gressive wing - of the federation, op
nosed the movement to endorse the
league and throughout the debate on j
the question, President Samuel Gobi- I
ners had difficulty in maintaining'
order. His gavei was smashed in his
efforts to quiet the proceedings.
Labor's Program For Next Year
Mr. Gcmpers and the executive
council will leave immediately for
Washington to put into operation the
program framed b the convention. The
first move, it was said, will be launched
against the Democratic national con
vention to obtain incorporation of the
federation's program in the party plat
form. They will urgo also that the
federation's non-partisan politic.il pol
icy, which was unanimously approved
by the convention, be carried out.
Labor's program, as outlined by the
convention, demands:
Ratification cC the peace treaty.
Government ownership with Demo
cratic operation of railroads.
Curb on profiteering and high cost
of living- '
Jailing of food and clothing profi
teers. '
Right to strike and abolition of com
pulsory arbitration and anti-strike
legislation.
Hands off in Mexico by the United
States government.
Endorsement of the Irish republic.
Right of collective bargaining.
Advances in wages wherever neces
sary to maintain the American stand
ard of living.
Shorter working day, if necessary,
to prevent unemployment.
Hot Fight on League Issue
The league of nations issue arose
shortly before adjournment. Its oppo
nents "weie unable to trather sufficlen?
vntei for a rcllcall and a number or
Irish sympathizers jumped to the floor
and demanded tnat men- votes oe re
corded as "no" in the records.
President. Gomners was compelled to
take the floor in support of the leagne.
when it neeame apparent mat me oc
gates were swinging to the opposition.
Members of the executive council
made emphatic appeals in behalf of the
covenant.
The report of the committee cn in
ternational relations. which was
adopted, declared that t reject the
league would be "endorsing the policy
of greed hatred and brutal war as
the rule that guides in the settlement
of relations between nations."
ST
ALLEGED CLOTHING
PROFITEERS STARTS
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
NEW YORK, June 19 The arrests
here today of Frederick Gimbel, mem
ber of Gimbel Brothers, which operates
large department stores in several
cities, anil a merchandise manager
and clothing buyer of the establish
ment, will be followed by similar ac
tion against a number of other al
leged profiteering department store
merchants of, like importance, it was
stated at the department of justice
"flying squadron" headquarters here
tonight.
Other department stores, as large as
GimViel's, already are under investiga
tion and federal warrants will be re
quested as soon as inquiries are com
pleted to allow agents to file charges
of profiteering, Special Agent Price,
who conducted the investigation of the
Gimbel firm here, stated. He predict
ed that these additional warrants
would be forthcoming at an early date.
Mr. Gimbel, Merchandise Manager J.
J. Dowdell and Clothing Buyer C. D.
Slawter, who were arrested in the Gim
bel Bros, case, today were released in
$1,000 bail each, pleading not guilty to
charges of profiteering on four specific
counts alleging profits of 90 to 275 per
cent in clothing. Their preliminary
examinations were set for July 6.
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Form Pro-American
Wing of G. O. P. To
Back W. H. Thompson
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
S PRING FIELD, 111., June 19 The
pro-American wing of the Republican
party was incorporated here today by
the filing', with the secretary of state,
papers by followers of Mayor William
Hale Thompson of Chicago. It was
explained the corporation was not a
third party movement, but that its ob
ject was "to revive and promulgate the
Americanism of George Washington, to
resist the aggressions of organized
wealth, and to rededicate the Repub
lican party to the cause of humnn
freedom and the welfare of the Ameri
can people, which were the purposes of
the original organization."
Negroes Want Thompson
CHICAGO, Juno 19 A mass meeting
of Chicago negroes will bo held tomor
row for the announced purpose of
launching a movement to make Mayor
William Hale Thompson a candidate
for president.
A call, issued today for the "Thomp
son for President" meeting, says:
"Harding was sient on mob rule and
opposed to bonuses for fioldiers. We
call William Hale Thompson rs candi
date for president ot" the United Stales
on the new parly ticket, as the man
who will enforce the constitution ?jf
keep this government out of the hands
of foreign jugglers."
STORMY- SESSIO
CAMPAIGN
IMPEACH WILSON AND 2 CABINET
OFFICERS, SOCIALISTS DEMAND
WAUSAU, Wis., June 19 Impeachment of President Wilson is do
nanded by one of the planks in the "Fourteen point" platform adopted here
today by the state convention of the Socialist party. Impeachment of
Attorney General Palmer and of Postmaster General Lurk-son also is
demanded.
Every plank in the platform, read by Victor Rerger, affirmed belief In
international socialism. One plank placed blame for the world war on
'-'big bnsiness" ar.d demanded that ' business must pay for it."
William Coleman of Milwaukee will be the party candidate for governor
and Frank J. Weber will make the race for United States senator.
Till REDUCTION
AVERS MONDELL
- Republican A. P. Leased Wire
WASHINGTON, June 13 Hope for
an early reduction in taxes is held out
by Representative Mondell of Wyom
ing, Republican leader of the house, in
a statement prepared for the final is
sue Monday of the Congressional Rec
ord, and made public tonight.
"We shall enter the new session of
congress in December and the new
congress in March," said Mr. Mon
dell's statement, "with the way opened
for a substantial reduction of the tax
burdens."
The Republican leader, in his state
ment, said reductions would not be pos
sible until after the close of the fiscal
year, which begins next month.
The proposed changes in the tax
laws also were not revealed by Mr.
Mondell, although he expressed his dis
approval of the administration pro
gram for the discard of the excess pro
it levies. He contended that such ac
tion at this tirr.e would mean "a shift
ing of burdens from large incomes and
profits to the small and normal in
comes and profits." .
No hope for a return to pre-war
expenditures a id appropriations was
expressed by the Republican leader,
although he predicted that for the fis
cal year beginning July 1, 1921, a re
duction "by upwards of a billion dol
lars'' would be effected, making the
annual government expenses approxi
mately $3,230,000,000. Fewer govern
ment employes and smaller appropri
ations for th' army and navy were
cited by Mr. Mondell as possibilities
for reductions after July 1, 1921.
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Johnson's Defeat
Results In Call
For a New Party
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
CHICAGO. June 19. A call to citi
zens to "assemble in a new Independ
ence hall, issiue a new declaration or
political independence and consecrate
ourselves anew to the human rights
and popular liberties -this republic was
created to conserve," was issued to
night by Wiiliam Randolph Hearst ?n
early editions of his newspaper, the
Chicago Herald and Examiner.
The call asserts that "the Republican
national convention straddled on almost
everything;" that Senator Johnson or
California is "a safe and sane progres
sive to whom no reasonable or honest
business interest could properly object,"
and that " big money is afraid of a
man with rt progressive thought, no
master how sound and how universally
beneficial tr.at idea may be."
It continues:
"The defeat of Johnson was not a
defeat for the man. It was a defeat
for the progressive ideas he enter
tained." The call 1'urther says:
"The Democratic party offers no ref
uge for indt pendent, upstanding Amer
icans." It then auks: "What then is left but
a, new party based on the old proven
principles which have made our coun
try great, our people free?"
The call Is signed by Mr. Hearst.
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Japanese To Send
Additional Troops
To Massacre Scene
IIOXOLFLU, June 19. The Japan
ese war office has announced that it
will send additional troops to Nikola!
evsk. according to a Tokio cablegram
to the Nippu .Tijl, Japanese language
newspaper here. A number of Japan
ese soldiers and civilians were killed at
Nikola ievfk by bolsheviki last winter.
Long Seat of Trouble
Seven hundred Japanese troops an?
civilians were reported killed at Noko
laievsk. s.t the mouth of the Amur
river, in a battle with the bolsheviki on
March 13. Vladivostok dispatches on
April 22 reported 40 Russians killed and
eight wounded in a clash at" Nikolat
evsk and on March SO a Tokio cable
gram to the Nippu Jiji quoted delayed
advices to Japanese military head
quarters in Siberia reporting a two
days' battle between Japanese and
Russian forces at Xikolaievsk. begin
ning March 18. According: to this re
port, the Russians destroyed the Japan
ese consulate. Ot'er advices reporter!
that Vice Const: 1 Ishida destroyed the
records of the Japanese consulate ana
committed suicide. More recently ad
vices said that Japanese forces clashed
with a Chinese gunboat at Nikolaievsu.
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Three Injured, One
Probably Fatally,
In Auto Accident
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June
19. Miss Mabel (killings of Denver is
at the Glockner hospital with a frac
tured skull and broken shoulder, crit
ically il, while two of her companions,
Ada Ma.hone and Wilabette Clark, also
of Denver, are painfully injured as the
result of an automobile accident late
this afternoon near Colorado Springs.
Miss Gilliirgs was driving one mile
north of Breed. Colo., when a tire blew
out, the car skidding in the sand. Th
machine turned completely over and
the driver was pinned underneath. If
is not thought that she can live.
Three other friends, Charlotte Smith.
Elizabeth Grotmak and Pauline Palm
er, were in. the car, but were not se
riously injured.
LIKE GIRARD -MEREDITH TICKET
COUNCIL BLUFFS, la.. June 19
"Gerard .ml Meredith, either name
first, would make a good ticket," is the
way managers of the former ambassa
dor's candidacy summed up their
views of the Democratic situation hert
today, aboard a special train e:i route
to the S;m Francisco convention. They
said the "Volstead act could be improved."
HOPED SOON
CORN
n
en
E
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
CHICAGO, June 19. Expected cur
tailment of receipts had a bullish ef
fect on the corn market today and all
deliveries reached a new hish price
record for the present crop. The close
was nervous at llic to 2c net gain,
with July $1.81 to $1.81 and Septem
ber $1.71?i to $1.71i. Oats finished
c to lc up and provisions unchanged
to Pc and 12c lower.
Although as a rule traders looked for
liberal fresh arrivals of corn Monday,
opinion was positive that a falling off
would be witnessed thereafter. With
this opinion as a basis, bull leaders
made much of the fact that during the
summers of 1917 and 1918 cash corn
in Chicago ruled at times well above
$2 a bushel and might do so this year.
Sentiment in favor of an upturn in
values was also emphasized by con
tinued difficulties of transportation, as
well as by gossip that farmers were
refusing to let go of holdings, that the
size of country elevator stocks had
been exaggerated and that no corn was
being loaded other , than straggling
cars.
Oats reflected strength of corn.
Provisions were firm at first, owing
more or less to hope of better export
conditions. Subsequently, however, the
market became easier as a result of
scattered selling.
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S OF 31
GOILTY Of
ACT BREACH
LEVER
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
LOS ANGELES, June 19 Five
guilty, 14 not guilty, and a disagree
ment as to 12, was the report returned
today by the jury hearing the case of
31 railroad men . tried Jn the United
States district court heie on charges
of violating fhe Lever act through al
leged participation in the switchmen's
strike last April.
The five convicted were: x
R. W. Canaga. Baretow, Cal.; Will
iam G. Fannon. Oscar F. Lefever, A. N.
Miller and Clyde H. Isrigg, Los An
geles. Those acquitted were: J. A. Crura
and Edward Malone. Barstow, Cal.;
Frank Heflin and L. R. Alford. Fres
no. Cal.; W. J. McCarthy. Bakersfleld,
Cal.; A. E. Lawrence and Harry Good
man. San Bernardino, Cal.; Guy A.
Messick. M. W. Monahan, It. C. Serf,
James Williams, George W. Dunkum,
William Boles and Henry J. Burns,
Los Angeles. '
Indictments found against nine oth
er switchmen were dismissed at vari
ous times after the opening of the case.
Judge B. F. Bledsoe set July 6 as the
date for sentencing the convicted men
Assistant United States Attorney W.
Fleet Palmer, who conducted the
prosecution, said he could not say
whether a retrial would be asked in
the cases upon which disagreement
was reported.
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ASK BIG APPROPRIATION
ST. LOUIS. June 19. Congress was
asked to appropriate $500,000,000 for
inland waterways improvements, to
cover a period of five years, with an
nual expenditures of $100,000,000, in a
resolution adopted at the closing ses
sion of the first annual convention of
the United States junior chamber of
commerce here today. Other resolu
tions adopted indorTe good roads and
any other movements to improve mar
keting conditions by better transporta
tion facilities and ta relieve farm labor
conditions.
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PRESENT
NOP
STRIKERS
My Neighbor
My neighbor lets weeds grow in his garden,
he lets his house run down, and all his
family looked patched.
My neighbor decides many important things;
and he is sure all things would be all light
if they were done his way.
My neighbor decided long ago that advertis
, " ing was waste; that he would never read
it because he did not want any one to tell
him what to buy.
My neighbor may be right. The moon may be
made of green cheese. But, as I see it.
My neighbor is no neighbor of mine; he just
lives next door because he was born fifty
years too late.
My neighbor spends as much money to live
poorly as I do to live well. As most of my
money goes to meet living expenses, I
want all the good things it will bring me.
Advertisements tell me all
about these good things. ,d
vr rt isements give me the op
portunity to compare all
varieties of the things I
w ould 1 li v . Advertisements
help me pick the best for my
purpose and my purse.
HARDING PLANS
TO OT ON JOB
I UNTIL JULY 1 5
Finds .' Business of Being
Nominee Too Strenuous
To Permit A Vacation
Poindexter, Allen and
Others Assure Support to
Ohio Senator
TRepublican A. P. Leased Wire
WASHINGTON, June 19. Abandon
ing plans for a vacation at a seasido
resort, Senator Harding, Republican
presidential nominee, today decided to
remain in Washington until the middle
of July, when he will go to his Marion
(Ohio) home for the formal notifica
tion ceremonies.
Immediately oil announcing his de
cision to forego a rest, the nominee
began a series of conferences villi
party leaders, which will cyntinu
throughout the prepara tion of his ac
ceptance address.
Many Assure Support
Assurances of support were receive!
during the day by Mr. Harding fr"m
Senator Poindexter of Washington,
who contended with him for the nomi
nation at Chicago; from Governor Al
len of Kansas, who placed the name of
Major General Wood before the Chi
cago convention, and who himself wa
put before the convention as a candi
date for the vice-presidential nomina
tion; . from A. P. Moore, publisher of
the Pittsburg Leader, and from John
C. Shaffer, publisher of the ChietiRo
Evening Post, the Rocky Mountain
News of Denver and several middl
western newspapers.
Senator Poindexter ' issued a formal
statement tonight saying that Senator '
Harding and Governor C'oolidge pre
sented a "typioally American ticket"
for the election of which he expected
to do all that he could. Governor Al
len, in a letter to Senator Harding,
said: .
"It will be a pleasure to do anything"
I can at any time to further the causo
of your election." .
Hints Johnson to Aid Hardinq
After calling on Mr. Harding. Mr.
Moore said he could r.ot be a very, good
American and not "be for him." H
added that while he was not authorized
to speak for Senator Johnson pf Cali
fornia, who was a rival of Senator
Harding in the nomination contest, ho
could say that the California Senator
was "one hundred per cent American,
from which you can draw your own
conclusions."
Conferences between Senator Hard
ing and former Senator Beveridge of
Indiana. Theodore Roosevelt nd other
tnen prominent in the "progressive
wing" of the party were arranged to
day, largely, it was said, through the
efforts of Mr. Moore and Mr. Shaffer,
both of whom were leaders In the pro
gressive party of 1912.
In addition to peeing the two pub
lishers. Mr. Harding' held a lengthy
conference today with" former Senator
Weeks of Massachusetts. It also be
came known that the nominee had con
ferred at his home last night with
Chairman Hays of the Republican na
tional committee and Harry M. Daugh
erty, his pre-convention campaign
manager.
Mr. Harding, however, characterize.!
the conference with Mr. Hays aa in
formal and preliminary.
Has Many Informal Confabs
Mr. Harding had lunch with Samu- 1
Adams of Charlottesville. Va., who wns
an avowed candidate for the Ropuh
lican nomination for vice-president at
last week's convention: Edwin V
Smith of Spokane, Wash., and J. W.
Jarnigan of Des Moines. Iowa, at whn-h
problems of American agriculture were
discussed.
"We were unanimously convinced,
said Mr. Adams, who is an apple grow
er, "of Senator Harding's thorough
knowledge and sympathetic attitude
toward the problems of the American
farmer. We feel sure that with his
keen insight into the difficulty con
fronting the agriculturists in lids
country, most of the greater problem
will be solved in the right way under
Senator Harding's administration, if
he is elected, which we expect."
TURKS COMMITNEW OUTRAGES
LONDON, June 20 A Constantinople
message bearing Friday's date re
ceived by the Weekly Dispatch, report -
that the American school near Ismid
was entered by National troops of Huh
tapha Kemal Pasha. Civilian refug
there were murdered, the message
adds.
T ill not argue with my
neighbor. He may he right:
but. personally, I would,
rather be myself than be my
Iieglibn r..
I Know reading 1 '-rl
incuts, savo' mop.-v fur ::i:-.
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