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AN INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE JOURN V, PAGES VOL. XXXL, NO. 94 THIRTY-FIRST YEAR ; PAGES PHOENIX, ARIZONA, FRIDAY MORNING, JULY 30, 1920 in FTTR ARIZONA AL 1. f .6 fx G. 0. P. LANDSLIDE N 01 CLAIMED AFTER CANVASS George H. Clark ' Predicts "Overwhelming Victory For Republican Candi dates Following Tour of Counties In Buckeye State Republican A. P. Leased Wire MARION, Ohio. July 29. Subjects ranging from the political outlook in Ohio to the internal troubles of China werjs canvassed by Warren G. Hard ing- today 'in a long work day, crammed with conferences. The callers prevented completion of the speech the nominee will deliver here Saturday at the opening: of his front porch campaign, and he said he probably would not finish it before to morrow night. The address, which will be deliveerd to a delegation from Mansfield, Ohio, is expected to include discussion of the issues. Discuss Campaign Fund The first conference today "was with 40 Chicago business men connected with the financial end of the Repub lican national committee- They were accompanied by Fred W. Upham of Chicago, the national committee treas urer, who later talked over campaign finances with the nominee and outlined the plan perfected in Chicago for rais ing a campaign fund by popular sub scription. "This campaign is going to be fi nanced by a truly popular fund," Mr, TJpham Baid. "Arizona is going to con tribute Its share, in proper proportion,' just exactly as New York or Chicago ;v ill do. The idea of a popular fund has appealed strongly to the rank and file "of the party." The Ohio situation was discussed with George II. Clark, chairman of the advisory committee, who declared that though the Democrats make the state one of their principal battle grounds, there was no doubt of Republican sue ress. Claims Ohio for Harding "Ohio is Republican," said Mr. Clark. "She will exceed her record In her plurality for Harding and Cool- idge. I speak out of knowledge and a sur rey of every county and community in .ie state indicates beyond doubt the rverwhelming victory of the Repub lican party. Senator Harding's talk on Chinese conditions was with Dr. Hiram Lowry, president emeritus of Peking univer sity, who brought the greetings and good wishes of the Chinese president The nominee asked many questions about the attitude of the Chinese peo ple and Dr. Lowry told him they were 11 looking to the United States for ".heir example of representative gov-! rnment. Lauds Harding Vision Another caller was Leslie M. Shaw of Iowa, foi'Tier secretary of the tres ury, who is understood to have re ported on conditions in the west and ilso to have talked over fiscal policies with Senator Harding. ."I cm greatly pleased," said Mr. Shaw, "to find Senator Harding think ing not so much of how he can get the office to which he aspires, as of what he can do with it when he gets it. The man who has vision in pn vate affairs is sometimes called a fi nancier. The man who has ' clear vision in public affairs is entitled to be called a statesman. Senator Hard ing has vision in public affairs and , clearly sees far beyond election day." o Peace On Wilson Basis Only Terms, Say Sinn Feiners Republican A. P. Leased Wire DUBLIN, July 29. "Permanent peace can be arranged between Ireland ind England on the basis of England sow explicitly accepting the first con- lition of peace laid down by President Vilson in a speech in New York on September 27. 1918. on .the issues of the great war," said Arthur Griffith, founder of the Sinn Fein, to the Asso ciated Press today in -discussing the Freeman's Journal's suggestion that Ireland is ready to accept domlnkm home rule. "In that" speech President "Wilson paid: 'The military powers of no nation shall be suffered to determine the for tunes of peoples over whom they have io right to rule except the right of force.' "Peace on tnat basis." continued Mr, Griffith, "was arranged after a pro longed conflict between Switzerland and France by the treaty of Fribourg in 1516. That peace ha since endured.' o Red Forces Capture Bieloviezh Forest "Republican A. P. Leased Wire WARSAW,' July 29 The forest of Bieloviezh, the largest wooded tract in Europe, is virtually within bolshevik! lines owing to the advance of the bol sheviki from the northeast. Before the war, the forest was the home of thousands of buffalo and boars and there were many hunting reserves. "When the Germans came they es tablished a wood alcohol distilling and by-products plant and factories for wooden shoes and other wood work. They built a town all of which cen tered upon an American electric light and power plant, transported from Antwerp. The plant was the prop erty of the "Western Electric company of Chicago and weighed 30 tons. Re cently it was returned to Antwerp after a month's work. LATE RETURNS SHOW BAILEY FAR IN LEAD Republican A. P. Leased Wire DALLAS, Tex., July 29. Belated re turns from distant counties of Texas, received by the Texas election bureau, continued to show no appraciable change In the outcome of the Demo cratic state primary of July 24. For mer Senator J. W. Bailey, candidate for the Democratic gubernatorial nomina tion, continues to lead Pat M. Neff of Waco by about 5000. Bailey and Neff will enter the run-off primary Aug. 28. 1 Returns, occasionally augmented by late counts tonight, showed a total 414. 3S9 votes, representing 246 counties. US of which are complete. The tabulation gave Bailey. 140,060; Krff. l.l'i.r.so-. Thomason, 22,4i?. and Looney, 46,226. Arrest 20 for Profiteering In Coal Sales Republican A. P. Leased Wire WASHINGTON, July 29 Pros ecutions on charges of profiteer ing in coal sales have been insti tuted against about 20 coal mine operators and brokers in eastern Tennessee, United States Attorney Kennerly at Knoxville today ad vised the department of justice. The attorney, who acted on re cent instructions from (the de partment, reported that the men would be arraigned and evidence presented to show that they have been selling bituminous coal at from $7 to $9.50 per ton. pctitiMfofTpeace L THROUGH DISMISSAL Republican A. P. Leased Wire WASHINGTON, July 29. Chief Jus tice McCoy of the District of Columbia supreme court today dismissed the pe tition for mandamus to compel Secre tary of State Colby to promulgate the congressional peace resolution vetoed by President Wilson and declare the United States at peace with Germany and Austria. Harry S. Mecartney, an attorney of Chicago, who filed the peti tion, noted . an appeal to the district court of appeals and also announced his intention of seeking a writ of certiorari from the United States su preme court to transfer the case to that tribunal without waiting for the action of the . district appelate tri bunal. Waiving the point of absence of for mal demand, as pointed- out by the court, government attorneys called the attention of the court to the section of the revised statutes of the United States in which is set forth the power of the secretary of state over the laws as passed by congress. The attorneys asserted that the secretary may de clare, as laws, only such acts of con gress as had received the approval of the president or had been sent to the secretary by the president of the sen ate or the speaker of the house, de pending on which body was the last to pass the act over the veto. As the peace resolution, after being vetoed by President Wilson, failed of re-enactment in the house, the govern ment contended the peace resolution never reached Mr. Colby and a man damus to compel him to promulgate something which he has never received would be vain and useless. . o ' TO JAPS I PROBE, If S Republican A. P. Leased Wire SEATTLE, Wash., July 29. Charges by the Rev. U. G. Murphy, a mission ary, that public officials of Washing ton had been unfair to the Japanese in their investigations of the Oriental question, and a plea by United States Representative John J. Miller of Seattle for new laws restricting the entry of Japanese in the United States were features of testimony before the house committee on immigration and natu ralization at its final hearing here today. Representative Miller declared that restrictions of immigration would operate not only for the good of the American people but for the good of the Japanese as well. Dr. Murphy said he was opposed to unrestricted immigration, but declared discussion of the subject had unfairly stressed the number of Japanese enter ing the country without taking cog nizance of the number returning to Japan. He charged that the commit tee's statistics, showing there are 150, 000 Japanese ih America, most of them in Pacific coast states, were inaccur ate. Chairman Johnson retorted that the committee had the Japanese asso ciation's figures which indicated thera were 85,000 Japanese in Calfornia, about 25,000 in Washington and pos sibly 5,000 in Oregon. Dr. Murphy defended what is known as the Gulick plan of percentage im migration. He said the Japanese "pic ture brides" as a rule were of a higher order of intelligence than the men they married. EXPECTS DrFfFoF POLAR ICE T OTAKE HIM TO NORTH POLE Republican A. P. Leased Wire NOME, Alaska, July 29. Three mem bers of Roald Amundsen's Arctic ex pedition who left the explorer's ship. the Maud, with mail lats fall while the vessel was off the- northern Siberian coast, are missing and are believed to have lost their lives, according to Rus sian government advices received by Amundsen here. The names of the three men have not been learned. Despite an attack of heart trouble which has bothere dhim to some extent recently Captain Amundsen is deter mined, he said, to attempt to reach the north pole by drifting with the polar ice from rangell island, off the north coast of Siberia. HELD ON CHARGE OF MURDERING HUSBAND Republican A. P. Leased Wire WIN FIELD, Kas., July 29 Mrs Grace Wilson, at her preliminary hear ing today, was held in bond of $7,000 on a charge of killing her husband Homer V llson, widely known as cowboy, near here last Sunday. Witnesses testified that Wilson had been driving recklessly and his wife had remonstrated. When the car stop ped she refused to go on with him driving, they said, and got out of the car. Wilson forced her back with kicks and then she fired, the witnesses say. LIGHTNING KILLS FARM HAND CALDWELL Idaho, July 29. Erwln Wyatt, a ranch hand employed on a ranch three miles from here, was struck and instantly killed by a bolt of' lightning this evening s he was re- ; turning from work in a wheat field., He was 24 years old and unmarried. , TI T OFFICIALS I MS50NI CUM C0XI1EDT0 BE CAREFUL DF HIS POSITION Of PEACE PAGT Walsh, Democratic Senator, Pledges Support to Nom inee But Says He Will Fight for Reservations to Article X Republican A. P. Leased Wire DAYTON, Ohio, July 29 Governor Cox, Democratic presidential candi date, .today was pledged the vigorous, and unqualified support of Senator David I. Walsh of Massachusetts, lead er among senate Democrats who dif fered widely from the administration administration on the league of na tions and who fought for reservations. Senator Walsh arrived unexpectedly today and was Governor Cox's guest at dinner before leaving for the east. "I shall aid in every possible way to secure Governor Cox's election," Mr. Walsh said. "I voted for him from the first at San Francisco and shall continue my vigorous aid." Treaty Difference No Drawback. Senator Walsh said he had not learned Governor Cox's attitude with regard to the league controversy. He called to talk over ordinary campaign affairs, he said, with D. J. Maloney, Governor Cox's son-in-law, and the governor had Insisted on tonight's vis it to Trailsend. Even should he and the governor differ on the league. Sen ator Walsh said he still would sup port the governor enthusiastically. He was the " most progressive and liberal candidate in the field at San I rancls co. Mr. Walsh added. He was the only visitor at Trails- end today. Governor Cox finished the rough draft of his acceptance address and nrepared to be the guest of honor tomorrow at the "homecoming" and non-political demonstration planned by the governor's friends. Except for Senator Walsh's visit, the governor worked all day on his speech accepting, on August 7, the party nom ination. Hope that the league would not bo the campaign's paramount issue was expressed by Senator Walsh, who led the successful effort in the platform committee at San Francisco for the words in the league plank stating that the party does not onose reservations making America's obligations clearer and more specific. Hope to Sidetrack Issue. "I hope we can devote more atten tion to American questions," said the senator, asserting that opposition to profiteering should be stressed. To a query a to whether , he ; approved the statements of Pres-". ident Wilson and Governor Cox after their white house confer ence, Senator Walsh declined to answer. The senator declared that he still favored league covenant reservations, and would never vote for the league without res ervation to article 10. The Repub licans, he predicted, would seek to make reservation to article 10 their principal fight, and he said Governor Cox should be "very careful" what position he took. That Irish questions would not be campaign issues also was predictedb Mr. Walsh. "I dont' think they will figure at all." he said. Governor Cox today directed that invitations be sent to all candidates at San Francisco for the ceremonies on August 7. Word was received that Sec retary of Agriculture Meredith and Senator Reed of Missouri were plan ning to attend. Ts either the league nor any other subjects covered in Governor Cox's speech. Senator Walsh said, was dis cussed wun tne candidate. "I had a very pleasant visit." said Mr. Walsh and was impressed with his intention to draw the line decisively between the progressive and reactionary ele ments and thought of the country." o DEFENSE STARTS FINAL ARGUMENTS Republican A, P. Leased Wire CHICAGO, July 29. Final argument in behalf of William Bross Lloyd and 19 other members of the communist labor party, charged with violation of the state sedition laws, were begun today. C. S. Darrow. takin up the question of the defendant's views on the elec tions, said : "Most of us feel like we have never had a part in the election. Take, for Instance, the coming presidential election. We have the choice between Cox or Harding. If the proletariat rules for a while, he might prove to be a bad ruler. A change might be ad visable." AMERICA WINS AT LEAST ONE OF THE 7 OLYMPIC MATCHES Republican A. P. Leased Wire BEVERLOO, July 29. America won at least one of the seven events in the Olympic rifle match today and ap parently has been placed in several others. The results are- uncertain be cause of the large number of entrants and the delay in tabulating scores. Out of 14 teams, the Americans were first in the team match at 300 meters. lying down, with a score of 289 out of a possible S00. France was second with 283 and Switzerland third. 281. Nor way and Finland tied at 279. In the team shoot at 300 meters, standing, Denmark was first with 265, Sweden second, 255, and America third, 253. 4 WOUNDED IN BURGLAR CHASE JACKSON Mich., July 29. Deputy Sheriff Harry Worden was instantly killed, another deputy sheriff wounded and two alleged bandits were shot in a gun fight today between pheriffs officers and a gang of rob urrs who held up and robbed the Farm ers State bank at Grass Lake, 12 miles east of here. Six men, five of whom are alleged members of the bandit gang, were taken following a gun fight in a marsh near the scene of the rob bery. Approximately J10.000 in cur rency and bonds was recovered. o BISBEE MINER LOSES LIFE BISBEE. Ariz.. Julv 29 E. .T. White. a miner employed in the Higgins mine, here, was instantly killed today when ),e drilled into a missed hole, causing an explosion. DRASTIC LAWS TO DEAL WITH IRISH PLAN OF BRITISH LONDON, July 29 A bill to deal with the disorders in Ireland will be introduced next week in the house of commons and passed In all its stages, according to an an nouncement of Bonar Law, govern ment leader in the house, today. Premier Lloyd George today re ceived a large deputation of mem bers of both houses of parliament on the subject of Ireland. The premier advised the deputation to wait the introduction of the new bill, embodying the proposals of Sir Hamar -Greenwood, chief secretary for Ireland, for dealing with the disorders. He said its provisions would be found to be very, drastic and great hopes were entertained that they will succeed In coping with the situation. C A M PAIR N FUND OF DEMOCRATS HAS NO LIMIT Republican A. P. Leased Wire WASHINGTON, July 29. Funds for financing the Democratic national campaign will be received In any amounts and party leaders will be concerned only with the sources from which the money comes, George White, the new national chairman, announced today in paying his first visit to the I party's .national headquarters. He characterized as "buncombe" the sug gestion that campaign contributions be limited to $1000 for each contributor. Party heads will scrutinize carefully all campaign gifts so that "no obliga tion will be -entailed on the candidate," Mr. White asserted, adding that any plans to restrict the amounts of gifts would be useless since such could be easily circumvented. The new national chairman declared that Governor Cox "had become the new head or the Democratic party. . With respect to interpretations placed on the recent conference at the white house between President Wilson and Governor Cox on the league or nations issue, Mr. White said there were no "ironclad contracts entered into and there was a certain amount of elasticity In the state ments." Democratic campaigners will pro be fore the country with the slogan, "peace, progress and prosperity," Mr. White announced. With this line, he added, "we will be Cox-sure of win ning." Campaiim plans, as developed thus far, Mr. White .said, call for a tour by Governor Cox of most of the states. He referred to tho states of Ohiot Indi ana and Illinois as the battlegrounds. The aid of William G. McAdoo. run ner-UD to Mr. Cox at San Francisco, has been obtained as a speaker, Mr. White said. The chairman expects to see Attorney General Palmer before leaving Washington to ask him 'to take the stump during the campaign. Selection of a campaign committee, numbering possibly 15, .will be an nounced scion, as will the western members of the committee who will have headquarters at Chicago. Wilbur M. Marsh has been asked to organize a committee to direct the fi nancial affairs of the campaign. GOAL SIlWlD PROFITEERING TO BE Republican A. P. Leased WlreJ WASHINGTON. July 29. Means of averting winter coal shortage and of defeating profiteering in the coal trade will be discussed at a conference in New York Monday by representatives of four government departments and a committee from the coal industry. Act ing Attorney General Amas tonight said the government hoped to develop a program on which the coal itnerests could come '"half way" in solving the problem. Mr. Ames, who with Attorney Gen eral Palmer will direct the formation of the plan, declared there was no rea son for a scarcity of fuel now and that if a shortage existed it was through faulty distribution. He added that there were "no economic reasons" for the high coal prices which obtain throughout the country. Wage questions probably also will come up for discussion, since Secretary of Labor Wilson is understood to have recommended a reopening of the wage award in a prepared report on the coal situation in general and strike condi tions in the Illinois and Indiana fields in particular, submitted today to Presi dent Wilson. , POLES CONTINUE WITHDRAWAL ON NORTHERN FRONT Republican A. P. Leased Wire WARSAW, July 29 The war office communication today announces that the Poles have withdrawn from the northern front, in accordance with plans, along the line of Graievo, which is near the east Prussian boundary, ex tending southeast to Ossovets, to Ka-mienits-Litovsky to Kobryn. f The Polish withdrawal on the ex treme left indicates that the reds are well beyond Poland's line set by the su preme council and 50 kilometers from the line in the region of Brest-Litovsk. The withdrawal in the center con tinues, owing to the northern pressure. Along the Styr and Sereth, the com munication says, the Poles are re grouping for a counter offensive on this front, where the reds are reported to be reinforcing with the design of launch ing one big push with Lemberg their objective before an armistice is signed. . o FLIERS REACH CLEVELAND CLE V ELAN I , July 29 The three monoplanes which left Long Island to dayday for San Francisco, arrived at Cleveland landing station at 3:00, 3:05 and 7:15 o'clock. The flight from New York was without unusual incident. The flyers will remain here tonight and expect to leave in time to reach Chicac oat noon tomorrow. SUBJECTS AT COM LOW DEMAND AND STRIKES RESULT IH DEPRESS1D Cancellation of Orders Blamed by Federal Re serve Board for Industrial Inactivity Says Outlook For Big Grain Crops Fav orable Republican A. P. Leased Wire WASHINGTON, July 29. Curtail ment of industrial activity, due to lower demand, cancellation of orders and general readjustment were the out standing developments In the business of the country during July, the federal reserve board declared tonight in Its monthly review. "In some, districts production con tinues upon old orders still on the books, despite that new business has fallen off," the review declared. In the agricultural regions, improved crop conditions and development of a more confident tone in business are reported to have brought about a turn for the better. Speculation. Greatly Reduced "Speculation in commodities in many sections is reported to have been great ly reduced and in some practically eliminated. There is a general feeling that extravagant buying, is at least less extreme and dangerous than it was some time ago." The transportation problem contin ued unsolved during the month, the re view reported, and while some local improvements were noted there re mained great freight congestion, pro voking "an undue and unnecessarily severe strain upon credit." The steel and Iron industry "Is now placed ina serious condition," according to the re view, which adds that two million tons of products are tied up in the hands of the producers through the country by lack of transportation. Likewise, the grain movement has been retarded by car shortage. Commenting oh the labor situation the board declared that an increase in the efficiency of labor was "one not able feature," this improvement being attributed to the development of unem ployment. Increased unemployment was ascribed by the board's report to curtailed manufacturing operations. cancellation of orders and Inability to obtain capital for construction work. Coal Output Only Half Coal production, the review stated. is hampered by car shortage, while lo cal labor troubles were sa-id to be caus ing an undercurrent of unrest in some districts. , The coal output in Penn sylvania, West Virginia. Indiana, Ohio and. Illinois was estimated at one-half or less, of normal with tbe country's total production averaging nine million tons week in comparison with current demands for 11,000,000 tons. Prospects of a winter and spring wheat yield "considerably above nor mal" were reported by the Minneapolis district while the Pacific coast reports a yield of 10,000,000 more bushels of spring wheat tha nin 1919. The SL Louis district, however, said the wheat was low in quantity but high in quality. while the Kansas City district predicted a Dg yield. Other crops, ncluding corn, oats and cotton, were reported as im proved over past months. Livestock conditions were said to be exceptionally good the country over. witn prices generally higher except for sneep. ine raw wool market continued its characteristic inactivity. Such wool as is going into the market Is on a con signment basis. Wool Suffers Inactivity In the woolen and worsted eoods in dustry the board found the yarn spin ners receiving few inquiries for their products, with conditions equally dis couraging for finished textiles. Ooods returned to the mills together wiih can cellations were estimated at $100,000,- 000. Slackening of activity m cotton goods was reported. Many mills declared their raw cotton supplies were suffi cient to last until next year and the board's review said the chances seem to favor a further reduction of activity in the industry Little improvement in the leather anil shoe trade was noted. The board reported Improved finan cial conditions, asserting that the New York district had noted that the big expansion of loans and discounts had been "wholly checked," with other dis tricts declaring this condition had been "largely checked." o - Half of Indiana Coal Mines Idle, Report Indicates Republican A. P. Leased Wire INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., July 29. With more than 50 per cent of the coal mines in the Indiana field idle as a result of the strike of day men the situation as sumed an aspect of added seriousness to the public today. Reports from the Terre Haute district stated 195 mines were closed and more than 25,000 men out. Of the 40 mines in the Evansville dis trict only six worked today. Approxi-' mately 3,000 miners are idle in this dis trict, according to officials of the south ern Indiana coal bureau, and 600 more are reported on strike at Princeton. allure of the coal supply has crip pled industry throughout the state and is threatening interruption of railway traffic. TERRE HAUTE LODGE WINS DRILL HONORS AT K. OF P. CONTEST Republican A. P. Leased Wire CLEVELAND, July 29. Vigo team of Terre Haute, Ind., won first prize in class A of the drill contest here to day at the national encampment of the Knights of Pythias. The prize was $1,200. In class 8 the team from Akron, Ohio, won first prize, $600. Major General William H. Loomis of Grand Rapids, Mich, was re-elected su preme commander. The supreme lodge will meet in Min neapolis August 10 to decide the next meeting place. RAIL BROTHERHOODS MEET CLEVELAND. July 29 Heads of the four big railway brotherhoods will meet here tomorrow to talk over plans to eliminate provisions of the railroad labor board's wage award which are considered unfair by the brotherhoods. Think Strangers May Be Robbers Of 15 Years Ago Republican A. P. Leased Wire FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., July 29 Carl Steckel, who runs a trading post at Tolchaco, on the Navajo Indian reservation, today report ed here and at the same time said he had notified American Railway Express company offi cials in Chicago that ten days ago, three men with empty suit cases went into Canyon Diablo, 35 miles east of here, emerged with the suit cases weighted down, boarded a train and left. Fifteen years ago a Santa Fe passenger train was robbed of $30,000' at Canyon Diablo, Steckel recalled. He said that he and H. G. Hen derson, station agent at Canyon Diablo, explored the canyon after the departure of Khe men and found one shallow hole and an other hole about five feet deep, both holes being near a rock on the side of the rough canyon walls. o NEW RAILROAD IN ii MP, REPORT Republican A. P. Leased Wire FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.. July 29. Fri day's Northern Arizona' Leader will contain an article relative to a new $15,000,000 railroad project, to run from Flagstaff or Wlnslow Into the country north and east of Flagstaff. The road Is to be built principally for the purpose of tapping the rich coal and iron fields of northeastern Ari zona, southeastern Utah, northwestern New Mexico and southwestern Colo rado. It Is proposed to have the new road cross the Grand Canyon at Lee's Ferry, and if this Is done it will give Flagstaff and Arizona in general direct railroad connection with Salt Lake City. The proposed road would touch Du- rango, Colo., Farmington, N. M., and other Colorado, New Mexico and Utah points, as well as going through north eastern Arizona towns now far away from a railroad. W. F. Lake, said to represent Los Angeles capital, was In conference In Flagstaff two days this week with lo cal capitalists in regard to the pro posed road. Mr. Lake said that Los Angeles long had been known as the "playground of America," and that it now Is proposed to make It the leading manufacturing city west of St. Louis, and to this end, he said. It will be nec essary to build the proposed road so that the coal and iron needed for man ufacturing purposes can have an outlet. AMERICA WANTS TO 11 FACTS ABOUT FOREIGN OIL PACTS Republican A. P. Leased Wire WASH ING TIN, July 29. An official statement by the state department to day disclosed that representations have been made to the British government regarding its policy touching the ex ploitation of oil fields and the distribu tion of oil from mandate countries. The subject had been discussed informally between the department and Sir Auck land Geddes, British ambassador here, and the American embassy in London also is believed to have been gathering Information on the subject. The exchanges on the oil questions are understood to have begun to take on a more formal character than a month ago and a note was addressed to the British government which was not la any sense a. protest, but was rathe rintended to develop the inten tions of the British in regard to the oil fields of Mesopotamia and perhaps some of the Balkan countries. A good deal of confusion exists in official cir cles here as to the nature of agree ments reported to have been made be tween Great Britain and France and pernaps otner entente countries re garding the distribution of oil. Infor mation is being sought particularly by this government as to pre-war agree ments and the extent of governmental control over the oil fields as distin guished from undertakings arranged by private oil interests which occupy a different status from an international standpoint. Assertions have been made and tak en notice of by the state department that the arrangements now being made for the distribution of oil between the allied countries are in line with the plans formed by the economic confer ence, an outgrowth of the peace con ference in Paris from which the United States government withdrew when the senate withheld its approval of the peace treaty. Tong War Brought To Light In Suit Republican A. P. Leased Wire FLAGSTAFF. July 29 A tong war has been under way among Chinese residents of Flagstaff for the past four years, according to testimony brought out here today in the suit of Wong June, proprietor of the American Laun dry, against Woo Gow and Woo Shem. (June sued the two for $5,000 damages ior tne alleged scalding of June's son. Existence of two tongs in Flagstaff was brought out in the trial, a Wong tong and a Woo tong. Wong June sued Woo Gow and Woo Shem after his boy had blamed the two for scalding him. The incidefit Is alleged to have occurred after Woo Shem had told Wong June he was go ing to put June in jail. The jury brought in a verdict for the defendents, some of the testimony bringing out the fact that the boy had been sc:TJed w hen a skilet of grease was upset while the boy v.as being whipped by his father. o YOUNG MEXICAN MURDERED GLOBE, Ariz., July 29 Tersa Jim enez, aged 22 years, was shot and in- ! stantly killed by .lost! Poiros during a quarrel at the Jimenez home in Church Canyon near Miami shortly after 1 o'clock this afternoon. I'orrcs escaped to the hills shortly after the shooting. Sheriff officials yrc in close I pursuit of the murderer. lDTUtDnl HPIflnlH tu MIL I ft I LU In CONQUER CANTU (IT JWY COST IS PLAN OF HUERTA 40,000 Federal Soldiers Will Be Sent Into Lower Cali fornia, If Needed to Sub due Governor, Calles Telia Newspaper Men at No" gales Republican A. P. Leased Wire NOGALES, The federal government of Mexico will send all the troops nec essary into Lower California to sub due Governor Esteban Cantu, who is reported In revolt against the de la Huerta regime. General P. Ellas Calles. Mexican secretary of war and marine, said here today. "Forty thousand men will be sent to Lower California," he said, "if that number Is required to subdue Cantu. Cantu must and will be forced to rec ognize the federal government." General Calles passed through hers today en route for Torreon, Lmrango, by way of El Paso to take charge ot final settlements whereby Francisco Villa, the bandit, returns to private life. He discussed both the Villa surrender and the Cantu revolt. It was recalled here that ordering of federal troops in to Sonora last sprtng by President Carranza was considered unconstitu tional by the Sonora state authorities and brought about the revolution which ended in the downfall and death of Carranza and the naming of Governor Adolfo de la Huerta of Sonora, pro visional president of Mexico. De la Huerta now has ordered troops into Lower California to oust Cantu from the governorship of that state, it was said. . Villa Accepts Calles Terms "Villa surrendered to the federal government according to the term made him by me," General Calles said. He will retire to private life on a ranch at Nieves, Durango, This was the former estate of the Villlsta gen eral, Thomas Urbana, who left the ranch to Villa at his death. All Villa's followers have been aid a month's wages and their fare home by the government. All charges against Villa and his followers have been can celled. I will meet General Villa at Tor reon to discuss personally the matters connected with his retirement from Mexican politics." General Calles came here from Her mosillo, capital of Sonora, where ht conferred with Governor Borquez con cerning Irrigation projects in Sonora. He traveled in a private car, which brought him from Mexico City a week ago. Returning with him was hio fam ily of eight persons. General Calles declared himself fav oring the prohibition , of strong alco holic drinks and gambling in Mexico and said president de la Huerta la working for national legislation toward this end. Nation Friendly Toward U. S. "Through Mexico, the attitude oi our citizens is friendly toward Ameri cans and other foreigners," General Calles said. "Foreign capital now is welcomed to Mexico and will be pro tected. "A commission of four financial ex perts appointed by President de la Huerta Is working to make the Mexi can banking system the same as thai of the United States. All paper money issued by the government must be se cured on a solid base." Three hundred Yaqui Indians from Sonora are at Manzanillo en route to Mexico City to serve as a personal guard for the Mexican war secretary. General Calles will arrive at El Paso eary tomorrow and immediately cross into Mexico, it was said. He traveled from hy. e over American railroad lines. Many Offer Aid. MEXICALI. Lower California, July 29. Eight men formerly holding high rank in the army of the late President Venustiano Carranza today held a se cret conference here with Governor Esteban Cantu, following their offer of their services to lead the Cantu forces against invading armies, it was announced by Governor Cantu. It was also announced that in addi tion to the regular troops and thosti being recruited here. Governor Cantu has 500 recruits at San Luis, on th Sonora side of the Colorado river, 20 miles from Tuma, Arizona, who ar well armed and drilled and ready to take the field against the forces which the Mexican provisional government is reported to be sending to wrest con trol of lower California from Governor Cantu. Governor Cantu said he was receiv ing the support of many Chinese who had offered to provide "unlimited money" for the financing of the de fense ofehis territory. An additional airplane was pur chased by Governor Cantu from an American aviator. Recruits were giv en several hours drill with rifles. Th governor repeated his assertion that he would have four thousand men, at the least, to oppose the invaders. He was quoted as saying there would be a large number of machine guns and there would be no scarcity of am munition. Officers of the Cantu forces said they pected that the federal forces from Manzanillo and Guaymas would attempt by superior numbers to out flank them and drive them from Mex ican. It was said that Cantu leaders, to prevent this, were selecting strong positions on high ground from which large expanses of territory could be swept by artillery and machine gun fire. Denies Troops Are Yaquis. CALEX1CO, July 29. Reports that Mexican federal troops enroute to Lower California were Yaqui Irdi.-n!i were denied here today by M. G. Pa redas, consul for the Mexican provi sional government. "The soldiers coming to Lower Cal ifornia are mostly from Sinaloa. ani are the finest in the Mexican army." Paredas said. "I can assure the American people that they have nothim to far from the Mexican soldiers. My government instructed me to state that not only the residents of the T.'nited Ktate near the border be protected, but all people in Iiwer California, of all na tionalities, together with th-ir prop erty, will be guarded from harm." Tells Cause oA Rebellion. CALEXIf'O, Cal.. July A Mex ican provisional government official here, who would not permit his nam Lower California had been derl irej in rebellion as the result of bis refusal to recognize several men nn( hero from Mexico City with commissions In ie customs service.