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Products of Arizona EIZONA R Buy Home Butter and Dairy Milk THIRTY-SECOND YEAR m www r w w wm n. m mmm n EfB w w ha m. & bm i 04 x a nTPH " PHOENIX. ARIZONA. SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 15, 1921 31 PAGES VOL. XXXII, NO."TT OPPOSES FRENCH PREMIER GERMAN INTERVENTION IN SILESIA REVOLT RBtANn TAKES ISSUE WITH LLOYD GEORGE AND BLAMES GERMAN IN TRIGUE FOR TRYING TO FORCb, Ub. VFlCiPMENTS IN UPPER SILESIA Republican A. P. Leased Wire PARIS. May 1. France is unal rbly opposed to any German mill inrv operations In Upper Silesia, l"venwr Briand declared today. -Never, never, could the French government consent to German troops entering- Upper Silesia," the premier exclaimed to a half hundred received at the foreign office in con-vr-quence of Premier Lloyd George's Teech yesterday in the British house cf commons. "German bands are operating in Uprr Piiesia, maltreating . and ar reting Poles." continued M. Briand. -nt n the disorders in that pro- vTK-e are produced by the Poles. The. French government could not permit ;rman forces to intervene in such a situation. "I pretest with all my energy IV false impressions being spread Throughout the world. The French covercnient lias fulfilled to the ut- rmol f its power its duty in Upper Silewia. We have 12.000 troops there wh have to do with 100.000 insur rents and a rising of several hundred tho:ind persons. "The French troops could do no tiwre than hold the cities, the towns arvrt the strategic points. -If the British government would -f,.oog troops there to help us, 'V lisorJers could be put down more klv. news received by the foreign office from Upper Silesia today is that the insurgents are going to their Ijwmes and returning to work. "The French government's solu tion is that the allies should in the first place assume a calm attitude and instruct their commissioners in Upper Silesia to try to reach a unanimous agreement. -Such an agreement," said M. Bri and. "would not be difficult. if all conditions excent the result of the pl-iijMi(e were excluded. The French government's only instructions to its -mrr-jisioner."' he said, "were to de VTUKti. according to the majority pf tre ballots In the various com munes which should go to Poland ar.d whi-h to Germany." At the close of his statement. Pre mier Briand was asked regarding txwwible mediation by the United 5l.-te. -The United States. he replied, "has returned without ' reserve to the supreme council. Her voice may be heard an I her ideas will be consid-c-red with the greatest force." Premier Briand, in his statement, recounted the circumstances under which the disturbances broke out among the Polish miners in Upper sr.esia. upon the rapid spread of re- lrt that the allies had decided to award all the mining and industrial a? to Germany regardless of the p-ledscUe result, the disturbances be ing followed by a strike which soon involved the entire industrial basin , in much violence. j "The French government," con ' tinned M. Briand. "protests with the greatest energy against all mislead ing or false statements tending to represent It as having failed in its duty. . "When the documents are made nuhlic it will be seen that it accom plished Its task in the best possible way." - Turning to the question of the dis position of Upper Sllesian territory under the treaty or V ersailles, pre mier Briand said: "The treatv does not say that dif ferent treatment should be applied to any given region att has or has not coal deposits. The treaty does not say that the votes of the German workmen are worth less than those of the great German industrialists. If there is a Polish majority in the mining regions, those regions ought not to be taken from Poland because the majority is made up of work men. The commission must trace the frontier according to the vote, taking into consideration ethnic and economic circumstances." Too much haste In the work of the commission in order to have the report ready for the London confer ence was largely responsible for the difficulty, in thep rentier's opinion. "If the hiEh commissioners had had time they would have reconciled the different viewpoints," " went on M. Briand. and would have reached a common decision in conformity with the views of the population. "ifv Weenent desire is that the trouble shall be settled amicably! and that riots shall cease and work be resumed. But there are German hands who have insulted, molested and arrested French officers. Order must be imposed upon the Germans as well as UDOn the Poles. "The Germans are trying to force develonments. It is possiDie inai Germany may intervene in her turn in i:nnr Silesia. It would be an error upon her pan. She would pro voke the most formidable eventuali ties. ' . " . ', "Frnce could not remain disin terested and not an ally would au thorize the. entry of German troops into Upper Silesia." Mine War Resumes; 4 Reported Killed Republican A. P. Leased Wire WILLIAMSON, Va, May 14. The battle, in the mountains, which has raged for two days be tween sympathizers with and op ponents of the United Mine Work ers in the Williamson coal dis trict, was resumed today at Me Carr, Ky., and Lynn, W. Va a little village near McCarr. Firing also was reported at Sprigg. An unconfirmed report was re ceived at state police headquar ters this afternoon that four men had been killed in fighting at Lynn, W. Va.- REPORT NUMBER KILLED PIKEVILLE, Ky, May 14. Terrific firing from both the Ken tucky and West Virginia sides of the Tug river along the section that has been in a virtual state of war for the last 48 hours was re sumed early today, according to reports from Pike county officers in the trouble zone. From the West Virginia side came word that a number ef men whose names had not been learned were killed. o Virginia-Kentucky Ohio Congressman Tk IT ITT T .1 - Harding's Choice To Protect Funds BY H. N. RICKEY Canadian Farming Corporation Goes Into Receivership r Republican A. P. Leased Wire CALGARY, Alberta, Canada, May 14. H. F. McDonald of this city to day was named receiver for the No ble Foundation. Ltd- the largest farmlni corporation tn Western Canada. Among its creditors are the Merchants' Bank of Canada. Bank ers Trust company of New York, and Henry Carstir.s of Seattle, "Wash. Inabilities and assets were not made public but it was unofficially announced that Mr. Carstens claims alone amounted to approximately $300,000. ACTRESS 1 iE MILLIONAIRE MARRIAGES END IN DISASTER IS BANE TO PROCESS SERVERS CHICAGO. May 14 Peggy Joyce,, Kne of millionaires, also is proving herself a bane to process servers. AH the millions of her third hus-t-and. J. Stanley Joyce, have seem ingly been unable to find a process server smart enough to lure the will-o'-the-wisp Peggy before a master of chancery here. Joyce's high priced lawyers are try -inc In vain to serve on the one-time UolUcs actress papers compelling her jo arprar to answer questions cou- -errung $730,000 worth of jewelry that Jovce gave her and now wants lack. The suit for annulment of mar rno which Joyce has filed is re turnable at the June term of the Su perior court and Pi ggy has until that iiir.e to fill an answer. Vs yet she has made no move to fil hf threatened bill asking ali mony which she intimates will be , ossil.lv $jr..00(i a month, and some f,T- for her attorneys, of course - t 100.000. . Peggy's Friends International flavor is given to Peggy's latest appearance in the court's by her husbands charges that while- on their honeymoon in Europe was unuuiy - in Britain anu on int- horn he named Maurnt, i ir.-nrv Ietellier, former .,, .lnurnul de Parts. Tie aaiu ru v im s-he lien ctnotig ti sneer. wner rtf nut's 'i.i ' i o i-e , - - . ,. v, sue 1,,-r women umu ' " fr defamation "l i"-"-'' ' . ...MHnn with the Joce alia.r back and Man ..:! Tuwc- r nunc Willie , . ,hrnt ar,nnd the couii".' . of the process servers '..:'T- Lt Vnoush to hint at com. Thrice to Court ,.,cv has captured !hree IllllMIIM... .v. . wouini li' the Ami in the ,h. nU,T;;eS annulment proceedings j St ,V , 'vt lrcaU the state- dlverced her second husband and announoed that she was through for all time with millionaires. "Will you marry again?" she was asked. "Certainly." she replied. "'I know that somewhere there is a man for me and I will marry 14 times if nec essary, in order to find him." Here is the unusual "Who's Who" of Peggy in its three matrimonial chapters. Chapter I . At li. Marguerite Upton, who hailed from the Uptons of Virginia.! a family that traced its American I lineage to colonial days, was atteid-j ing exclusive Chevy Chase school for i Girls in Washington. l nere sue met Everett Archer, a Denver millionaire and after a brief courtship tfie two eloped to Mary land and -nere married. Archie took his youthful bride to Denver where, six months later, she divorced him. "I was filled full or romance and we were happy for a wfeJS," She said. "But being a millionaire's wife was not all I thought it would be. and I was bored to death. So I got my di vorce and went home to mamma on my 18th birthday." Chapter 2 After her first unfortunate mar riage Peggy returned to Washington where a short time later she met Sherburne Phillbrlt k Hopkins. Jr., a wealthy lawyer. On September 1. 1913, she eloped with him. Hopkins gave Peggy servants motor cars and a place in Washington society. Kut will-o'-the-wisp Peggy was dissatisfied and two years later she left Hopkins because she felt the call of art and her husband objected to a stage career for her. Peggy went to New York. Man agers were good to her and she played in vaudeville, in the movies. In two or three farces and in the Follies. Chapter 3 It was while Peggy was playing in Chicago in May, 1919. that J. Stanley Joyce was introduced to her. GREEK LOSSES IN ASIAFIGHT CAUSING ALARM Republican A. P. Leased Wire dirts Mit 14 Reports received here from Athens show that the dis aster suffered by the Greek army in Turkey caused pesBimism and alarm among all classes or ureens. Wben the news was received that Vi rireek casualties had mounted among the thousands (4,000) accord ing to late reports, were was an un burst of fierce criticism by the ad herents of M. Venizelos, former pre mier, . a gain:-1 Demetnos oounaris, then minister of war and advisor to the king, and since made premier, for plunging the country into war at a time wben ts treasury was empty, the dynastic question unsettled, the morale of the people low, fche cost of life enormous, the country without a friend among the Allied powers and the kingdom threatened with serious territorial losses. They insist he had no right to em bark on an offensive against the Turks without he support of the Allies and without sufficient reserve te checkmate tne heavy losses which were bound to follow any attempt to dislodge an, enemy who had been entrenching himself for- months in the recesses of the Anatolian moun tains. . The Athens reports snow that the order for mobilization was not re ceived with enthusiasm. Indeed, it 1 was a shock to the Greek people, who long ago reached the point of satura tion on war and who felt that the recent London conference had pre cluded further military activity. The men are going to the front in obedience to superior authority rather than to spontaneous patriotic ardor. The working classes, already weighed down with the fearful cost of life, are asking themselves how 4.heir families are going to fare while the breadwin ners ate at the front. Certainly the government has no funds to take care of them..' Flushed with their first victories, which according to impartial military observers, were secured only because the Turks offered no resistance, the Greeks saw Angora within easy reacn. mere was even talk of a march to Constantinople. Popular sentiment urged King Constantine to go to Smyrna at the head of his army and Prince Andrew at the head of the navy. There was a confident feeling that -the Hellenic forces would annihilate Kemal within a fortnight. No thought apparently was given to the question of finances. The neces sary funds, the government assured the people, would be forthcoming from England r America. But the Greek casualties have had a sobering effect on the people. They have been made conscious of the fact that the Kemalist army is something more than groups of scattered regu lars and irregulars recruited from villages within the zone of operations. They now manifest feelings of deep anxiety. If .heir army fails, they win put me oiaine at trie uoor oi Al. Gounaris. 408,882 Bales Of Cotton Lint Were Consumed in April Police iTo Guard Colokvnc Priest . Oii'Aii;: Today Republican A. P. Lapsed Wire! . DENVER, Col., May 14. i-olice will guard Father Michael A. Kal makan when he celebrates 10 o'clock mass in the Russian Orthodox Greek church here tomorrow morning. When the priest advances to the al tar to begin the service he will be escorted by Police Captain August Hanebuth and a. squad of armed pa trolmen who will be detailed to pro tect him, it was announced at police headquarters tonight. The policemen will remain in the church throughout the services. Father Ka,imaken invoked the pro tection' of the law tonight after he said reports had reached him that a faction in his congregation, said to be opposed to his administration of affairs, had threatened to use force to prevent him from conducting his usual Sunday morning service. Through his attorneys Father Kai- makan announced today that he would file proceedings made against persons in his parish whom he al leges are persecuting him. It was declared by persons in the church said to be opposed to Father Kaimakan .that he had tried; to sell the church edifice, according to the priest. Mike Kohoot, secretary of the church, is credited with having made the charge. A delegation oi parishioners, headed by Kohoot, de manded Father KaimaUan's resig nation a few days ago. CLUB mm OF ARIZONA 0 ATTEND T SALT LAKE COUNCIL RepuGTtcan A. P. Leased Wire WASHINGTON, May 14 Cotton consumed during April amounted to i 408.822 bales of lint, and 48.096 bales or nnters, compared with 66,14 or lint and 30,397 of linters In April, last year ,the census bureau announced today. Cotton on hand April 20, in con suming establishments, was 1.316.015 bales of lint and 212.815 of iinters. compared with 1,811.527 of lint and 288.842 of linters a year ago; and in public storage and at compresses. 6, 028,631 bales of lint and 302.408 of linters, compared with 2,978.153 of lint and 395.129 of linters a year ago. Imports during April were 18.731 bales, compared with 69.357 in April of last year. Exports during April were 819,933 bales of lint and 4.748 bales of linters compared with 646,125 of lint and 6, 158 of linters in April of last year. Cotton spindles active during Avril numbered 32,535,725, compared with 34,358,668 In April of last year. 0 Club women of Arizona will attend the Great Salt Lake Council of the General Federation of Women's clubs to be held in 'Salt l-ake City, Utah, on June 13, 16 and 17. Mrs. H. A. Guild, auditor of the general federa tion, plans to depart for the Utah metropolis about June 5 to attend the board meeting prior to the conven tion and arrange for the attendance and entertainment of the other Ari zona club women. Mrs. E. J. Flan nigan of Bisbee, president of the Arizona Federation of Women's clubs also will be present in an official ca pacity at this meeting. An interesting feature of the con vention will be the presence of Ma dame Curie, the discoverer of radi um, who win be one of the principal speakers. Club women of Arizona, in common with those of the Cnited States, are contributing to a fund for the purchase of radium as a gift to Madame Curie. Although the detailed program has not been completed it is known that among other prominent people who will deliver addresses will be Dean Byron Cummings of University of Arizona, who will lecture on the ar chaeology of the Cliff Dwellers. Pro. Levi Edgar Young of the University of Arizona, whose address will be: "The Idealism of the West and Its Significance to the Nation;" Mrs. T. G. Winter, president of the G. F. W. C; Mrs, Percy V. Pennybacktr, past president of the G. F. W. C; Mrs. Philip North Moore, past president of the G. F. W. C; Mrs. Elmer Blair, chairman of the department of pub lic health; Mrs. John D. Sherman, chairman of the department of ap plied education. . . In addition to her other duties in connection with the convention Mrs. Gaild will speak, at the Arizona and New Mexico luncheon, using as her subject: "The Woman Citizen." The schedule of luncheons and din ners for the entire session follows: ! June 13. Intermountain Federa- luncheon; excursion to Saltair beach and dinner at Saltair. June 14. Intermountain Federation luncheon (Nevada and Wyoming. hostesses) ; Utah federation dinner and reception of guests by citizens of Utah. June 15. Council meeting lunch eon (Montana and Idaho, hostesses); City federation tea; State president's dinner. June 16. Arizona anil New Mexico luncheon; open house hy unaffiliated organizations; California and other state dinners. June 17. Luncheon (Washington and Oregon, hostesses); dinner, (Col orado, hostess). Evening program: "Building of the West." Throughout the session there will be a studio tea served daily at the Newhouse hotel. There will also be a health lunch eon under the auspices of the public health department and a press lunch eon. The 1916 Past Presidents' club Is arranging a luncheon In charge of Mrs. E- E. Corfman of Salt Lake and the 1912 Past Presidents' club will also have a luncheon under the supervision of Mrs. Homer Miller of Des Moines. Mrs. Elmer O. Leatherwood, chair man of the Salt Lake City council board, has issued the following greetings: "The local council board has ex perienced real joy in planing the local events for the Great Salt Lake Coun cil of the General Federation. Wom en of Utah are keenly interested and anxiously awaiting the date when the club women of the nation shall be our guests. The local hoard and committees are doing all in their power to so arrange that you will be comfortable and happy while in our land of sunshine. It is our pur pose to concentrate the activities of the council so that we may become better acquainted and realize that we are daughter? of one great family. We also desire to save vour time WASHINGTON, May 14. Unless Republican leaders in the house . '-a.ace their plans. Congressman Theodore E. Burton of Ohio will succeed Congressman Good as chairman of the appropriations committee, when the latter resigns from congress, as he proposes to do very soon. ! Burton is the ad administr ition's choice for this post and it is more than an even chance that .the administration will have its way. The chairmanship of this committee is one of the most important posts in the house at an time. At this par ticular time, when euch strenuous ef forts are being made by both the executive and leg islative branches to reduce public ex penditures, it is one of the key posi tions in the whole government service. Burton has just returned to the house after an absence of 12 years. so that he belongs to the catagory of new members. I have just had a two-hour talk with Burton in which he discussed with the greatest frankness vital pub lie problems. He has the keenest possible appreciation of the necessity of reducing government expenditures to the lowest point consistent with efficient service. "It is of first importance," he said, "that the habit of extravagance in spending public money, which the war caused, be changed into the habit of economy. It is important not alone from the standpoint of tax reduction but also from the standpoint of an example to the people of the country. "Unfortunately, so large a part of the cost of running the government is due to past wars and preparation for future wars, f-hat. try as hard as we ma-, the net results of our ef forts for economy will probably be disappointing to the taxpayers. ''But the fact that so large a part of our budget is outside of our con trol, because of world . conditions, makes ft all the more necessary that we exercise the strictest economy over those . expenditures that are within our control. "Too much emphasis cannot be put on fact that approximately 90 per cent of our public, expenditures come under Uhe war head. "It has been my conviction for years that sooner or later the nation must get t6gether on a policy of ar mament limitation both because of the terrible burden of taxation in volved and because armament competition inevitably leads to war. I -wrote and spoke of this frequently before the World War. Every " development during the pa.t six and a half years has made me surer of my ground. "This Is not pacificism, for our policy as to armaments must be predicated very largely on the policy of other nations. This is particularly true as to our naval policy. But I cannot believe that it is either Im possible or impradtcaUto bring about a hard and fast agreement among the nations to cut down these vast ex penditures which are impoverishing their people. 'The imperative necefsitv of doinz this must be apparent to anv man who is at all familiar wfth the world financial situation. I am enough of an optimist and have enough faith m the honesty and common sense of men generally to believe that this great step forward will be taken, sooner perhaps than now seems pos sible." As a life-long student of financial, economic and industrial questions, ana particularly as the author of mancial Crises and Periods of In dustrial and Commercial Depression written in 1902. Burton is recognized as an authority bclth in this country ami uuruaa. He thinks that those people who are expecting a quick business re covery and early return of pros perity will be disappointed. The re covery will be slow and there must be further liquidation in some lines ana lower wage levels. We must do everything possible to help Europe get on ner reet industrially and finan cially so that she can buy our surplus goods, which she so badly needs, and wmcn we so badly need to get rid of. juaicious extension of long-time cieuns to European buyers is a nec essary factor. We must face the necessity of tak ing trom Europe increasinc- nnaii. titles of goods and whatever changes are made in the tariff schedules must ie made with this in view. Broadly speaKing, the situation does not call lor mgner tariff excepting in certa industries, such as dyes, etc., which we started to devoinn i, th and which call for special treatment uuring aneir developing years. .curton shares with all other men in nign position in Washington, the view that the chaotic condition of the railways is one of the most, if not the most, perplexing problem deman.iino- government action. Some way musH be found to reduce freight rates in the interest of the consuming public and at the same time save the railways from the Ctfl nkriint..ii , 1 . . -wj. lunaru WHICH thev ar Murder Of Taxicab Driver Charged To 4 Camp Lewis Men Republican A. P. Leased Wire TACOMA, Wash, May 14. Four soldiers from Camp Lewie will appear in court Monday to plead to charges of first degree murder in the killing of Karl Timbs, a taxicab driver. The men, SergL George W. Sharp, who says he is a half-breed Cherokee Indian; Privates George Filion of Windsor, OntM and James Sparks and Carl Perrin of Illinois have confessed, the pros ecutor said. According to the confession, the men hired Timbs Sunday night to drive them and while in the ma chins Timbs waa killed. Sharp, who is said to have directed the plot, confessed that he and his companions intended to desert from the army. . Filion confessed he struck Timbs on the head with a stone and that Sharp gave Timbs chloroform while others held him. An autopsy revealed that death waa caused by chloro form. Sharp served in France with, the Fourth division and was trained at Camp Dodge. The others are recent recruits, o ' AURORA BOREALIS GIVES WONDERFUL EXHIBITION IN THE NORTHERN SKIES ARMENIANS FEAR EVENT TURKS IN FRENCH ! DEPART REMARKABLE NORTHERN LIGHTS DE CLARED NEVER TO HAVE BEEN OB SERVED IN ARIZONA BEFORE; TELE GRAPH WIRES ARE HARD HIT The Associated Press wires which run into The Republican office were rendered practically 'useless last night by the aurora borealis and as. a result the usually complats telegraph report is sadly curtailed. . Republican A. P. Leased Wire NEW YORK. May 14 Announce ment that the French troops would be withdrawn from the Cilicla dis trict of Turkey as a result of nego- tiations with the Turkish national ists caused a panic among the Arme nian residents there, says Dr. J. K. Martin, a relief worker at Aintab. In a report sent' to the Near East Relief. " Dr. Martin said that most of the Armenians were leaving that city as fast as they could and that th poorer people who could not afford to leave were almost distraught with fear. The Turks have become bolder and more threatening since reports of the contemplated French evac uation were received. " The missionary quoted a reported boast of the Moslems that they would rebuild the shattered mosques and minarets with Christian skulls and says this has not failed to have its effect on the Armenians. - Dr. Martin adds: An Armenian said to me: 'We would all of us go, calmly. Joyously, to some desert place If only permla i sion were aiven us. We would pre fer to die of hunger and starvation many times than once again fall into the hands of the lnhumau Turks.' "The Armenians see themselves go imr aitain to the slaughter with not a hand in the world raised in their defense or a voice uttered in pro test. The nations of the world sit around, look on and continue to cast lots, let we trust that in some way. we do not know how, deliverance will come." The aurora borealis that myster- ious celestial phenomenon which reaches its greatest beauty in shim mering curtains of electrical light in the polar zones, paid Phoenix and a great part of the United States an unexpected visit last evening. The moving curtain of light made its appearance about 8 o'clock last eve ning, and continued intermittently until a late hour. The aurora appeared In the north ern sky, and extended from the east ern to the western horizon. The blaze varied continually in intensity. and moved across the sky, or bright ened and faded, in a continually changing glory of light through which the stars shoe with undimin ished brilliancy. At times there were three distinct lines of light, outlined like the lower edges of draperies, which grew brilliant and then les sened in intensity in an ever-varying degree of luminosity, while long streamers of faint light the "rays" which northern observers have de scribed in connection with the ap pearance of the aurora borealis were dimly visible, extending from the streaks of light to the zenith. First Appearance Here According to the oldest inhabi tants with whom The Republican could communicate concerning the lights, this was Miss Aurora's first anoearance in Arizona, and reports from authoritative sources, including a telegram from Milton Updegraf, former director of the United States naval observatory at ashlngton, who is now living In Prescott. indi cated that she ' had never ventured this far south before. Her advent in to the unusually quiet skies above Phoenix was noted immediately and Just as immediately The Republican office became the focus of the great er part of the local telephone com pany's business, while on the street and at the parks, or wherever peo ple were congregated, men and worn Armenians in London were advised that the French troops began evac uation of Cilicla prior to April 1. Armenians there had appealed to the French premier not to withdraw the troops until an international iorce was organized to control Turkey. It was stated that 150.000 Armenians had decided to abandon Cilicla. q and strength that yoiuuay enjoy our rr-, n u glorious mountains iinil peautitui I rClTTl Otritie tSreCltiS valley. Our auto committee will meet jk r n f 'g. 1 1 you at the station and greet a on with KJUt in IIXSS Kapital a, Western welcome. Our hotel host Republican! A. P. Leased Wire j esses and hospitality committee will RIGA, Letvia, May 14. A tram- make you realize how happy we are wav strike has broken out in Petro- to h1 you as our guests. We hope grad and a railwav strike is threat- I pa,'h stale may send a large delcga ened, the Reval newspapers declared, j tion. Come early and stay late..' because of the reported inability of t the bolshevik government to fulfill ! Townley Charges "Grain Gamblers Prosecuting Him Republican A. P. Leased Wire HERRIXGTOX. Kan.. May 14 Women hecklers were numerous last night at the debate of William Lan ger, former attorney general of North Dakota, and A. C. Townley, presi dent of the National Non-partisan league. Townley, in presenting his version of his prosecution in Minne sota during the war, attributed it to "grain gamblers." Mr. Langer asserted that "the beet way to Judge the Non-partisan league is to consider that four years ago Lynn J.'Frazier was elected gov ernor of North Dakota four to one ' while last year he was re-elected by a majority of only 1 per cent." "I made hundreds of speeches dur ing the war-, fighting the fight of the farmers against the grain gamblers and the beef trust." said Townley. "The government had agents taking stenographic notes of everything I said. The state of Minnesota had operatives watching and listening to everything I said. I ask you why didn't they file on me? (Was it be cause they were afraid of me? 'Finally, the grain gamblers found a little two by four county attorney in Jackson county. Minnesota, who would work for them. He did not say I was disloyal. All he could charge me with was that I had con spired with a man whom I had never set mv eyes upon, to utter disloyal remarks and hinder enlistments. "I did not take the stand in ray own defense. I would have been a, fool to face a frame-up, such as we set for me." Tells Stranger He Stole Car; Sheriff Takes Him To Jail " Republican A. P. Leased Wire FORT-COLLINS, Colo., May 14 -A burst of confidence land ed E. H. Berry in the Larimer county jail "here yesterday.' Ber ry, according to Sheriff Frank Smith, stopped to pass the time of day with him on the road ten miles west of Berthoud yester day morning. In the course of he conversation he told. Sheriff Smith that he would have to be moving as the car he' was driv ing had been stolen at Laramie, Wyo, the night before. According to Sheriff Smith, Berry said he was heading for New Mexico, but the sheriff per suaded him to head for the Fort Collins jail, where he now sits meditating, it is believed, over the futility of confiding secrets to strangers. headed. Former Phoenix. Man Passes Away In El Paso Cafe en paid their respects to- the - new acquaintance, although the greater -number were totally unfamiliar with her name or nature. Almost coincident with the begin ning of the incessant. Jingling of the telephone bells in the editorial rooms of The Republican, the Associated Press paid its compliments to the heavenly visitor by going out of business. Until 10:30 o'clock there was no communication over the leaa-' ed wire between this city and Den ver, circuit headquarters for south western territory! At that hoar Den ver sent out the first two para graphs of what started to be an in- ' teresting story- of the new 'arrlvaL but at this point she demonstrated her femininity by again making the ' wires as useless as a clothesline in Russia. Bust to Telephones At the same time. durln- whirl, The Republican waa beirtflr Haiti with telephone calls. F -M. Rmit ' observer at the weather bureau of- . nee, was navtng troubles of his vn. Inquiries came to him from all parte of the city and county, many believ ing that a territic thundertsorm was m progress north of Phoenix, al though the Arizona skies, from bo rizon to horizon, were clear. - - While' the aurora borealis nmvi instantaneously fatal, as it were, to the telegraphic lines, it had no effect upon the telephone system of the valley. This is explained by the fact ' that the aurora borealis causes an excess of static electricity In the at- moFpnere. and the static electricity discharges into the earth. All elec trical instruments record what la known "fnrotirn KoH.n," 4 v. earth, and this "battery" affecta any grounded electrical circuit to a cer- Main extent. The Associated Press lines are operated on a grounded sys tem, and the excess static electricity rendered their operation Impossible. The telephone line are not ground ed and were therefore unaffected by the discharges. The Associated Press trouble waa felt as far east as Amarillo, Tex, and was very pronounced both east and west of Denver. The Western Union -Telegraph company experienced con siderable delay to commercial dis patches, and long distance telephone sen-ice was affected slightly. Scientist Sands Message The brief message which the Asso ciated Press was able to get from Prescott with Updegraf account of the Aurora Borealis follows: . "Milton UpdegraC. former ' director of the United States naval obaerva- tory at Washington, who is now Irv ing here' (Prescott). tonight declared - that he never before had Jkpown of the Aurora' Borealis being visible at this latitude, but-that tonight's dis plays of light undoubtedly were due to tne Aurora Borealis. "Updegraf said that since the . southern extremity of the- Borealis was noted by him within 10 degrees of the southern horizon, lt might hare arisen from magnetic disturbances at the south pole as well as at the north pole. "He said he noticed no unusual, conditions of humidity at his private laboratory here, but that late this afternoon rain clouds had discharged moisture which did not reach, the earth but evaporated again at a'com paratively low elevation above the mountains." The following attempt t an ex-' planation of the Aurora Borealis is taken from a late encyclopedia .and seems to be as good an explanation as any other: What It Is "The Intimate connection between EL PASO. Tex.. May 14 Edward Haas. 88. died suddenly in a restau- .... ... . . . . i rant here tonignt irom me cuct.is f. . .. . hemorrhage. Among his effects ,, , . of a the coroner found J3.800 .in cash, 1. 500 In travelers' checks, and a draft registration card bearing the address 711 F.ighteenth street, Denver, Colo. A border permit card, bearing the photograph of the deceased, showed he had recentlv been at Calexico, Calif. IUSI1L BOARD (Continued on 1'ane 7) ! the promise of increased food rations '. made at Hie time of the Kronstadt i revolt. ! One report says that fur the last j week only one-eighth of a pound of ) bread has been doled out daily to the I population. SYRACUSE METHODISTS MEET PORTLAND. Ore.. May 14 The board of bishops of the .Methodist Kpiseopal (.-hurch in session here to day decided to hold the next meet ing at Syracuse. N. V.. Nov. -4 to -7. instead of at Washington. 1). C, Oct. 26, as had been planued. Committee Agrees On Minor Changes InNey) Packer Bill Republican A. P. Leased Wire WASHINGTON'. Mav 14. Minor changes in the Norris bill for federal regulation of the meat packing indus try, were agreed upon todav bv the senate agriculture committee. Plans were made to press the measure In the senate after the navy and army appropriation measures have been disposed of. In revising the hill, the I committee restored a provision ter- niinatlng jurisdiction of the federal trade commission over investigations j and affairs relating to the meat busi- ness except upon specific direction of i congress. The commission's -poners i would be transferred to the proposed j livestock commissioner under the department of agriculture. ACT HELD ILLEGAL In a decision handed down yester- i day. Judge Stanford ordered made permanent the temporary injunction j restraining the new Industrial com Haas was a recent visitor in Phoe nix, leaving here about two weeks ago after a stay of two months. He was a sufferer from tuberculosis, but the seriousness of his condition was never shown in his personal manner. When he left here Haas had a two and a half carat diamond ring valued at about $3,000. which is not men tioned in the dispatch telling of hs death. He is survived by his wife, living at the Denver address given on the draft registration Card found on the body. o Belfast Riots Give Officials Fear Of Election Trouble Republican A. P. Leased Wire BKLFAST. Ireland. May 14. Kiots between Nationalists and Unionists this morning, although quelled by police, have given rise to the fear here that, with the rising tide of po- serlous trouble may be brewing for the election period. Af ter withdrawal of the curfew guard this morning, a Nationalist crowd In vaded the Vnionisjt area In York street and threw stones. A fierce mission from exercising any of its a j. ..,.. ..... I ' ... i.;n V.. n.kih ....... ....1 i, ! and enjoining the state auditor andi treasurer from issuing and paying' any warrants for the commission. At i the same time Judge Stanford held! tnat sunsinuie senate otu .no. sa was;t resulted. unconstitutional. Two "nourB ater the trouble The suit was brought by .T. I.. Cris- revived. Revolvers were used man and was served on the Indus- without serious results, trial board on Saturday. April 16. a. The third disturbance ...cut red few minutes after it had met for the ; after ai d as shiiard workers were first time. The members of the com- proceeding to the" yards on the An- :. I mission were appointed two days pri-: trim side of the Lagan river. A R:nig or to the meeting by Gov. Thomas E-jof armed men attacked them' wi tn jo- j ' Campbell. 1 volvers and stones. i was but ism of the earth is shown by various racts. During the occurrence of the phenomenon the magnetic needle ap pears very much disturbed, some times deviating several degrees from Its normal position, and appearing to be most affected when the Aurora Is brightest: and this oscillation is fre quently perceived far beyond the dis trict where the Aurora is seen. The vertex, likewise, of the .luminous arch is almost always found to be, in or very near the magnetic meridian, and the boreal crown has Its seat In a prolongation of the freely suspend ed needle. There seems, moreover, to be a connection between tVi mag netic poles of the earth in regard to the aurora, for, so far as has been ascertained, the metero occurs simul taneously at both. The Aurora Bo realis appears to be an electrical dis charge connected with electrical dis turbance." Too Much Fruit on Wire DENVER. Colo.. May 14. Aurora Borealis. alias earth currents, alias statls, held up the little ions which carry out the telegraph signals over the wires In the Rocky Mountain n- i gion toniKni anu roooea inetn di ev erything they possessed in the shape of coherent Interpretation. In con sequence no messages had been sent out ef Denver up to a late hour. The commercial lines as well as the news paper leased wires were affected. Scientists have various ways of ex plaining the strange condition thst settles on telegraph and telephone wires throughout the country at dif ferent seasons of the year. The Au rora frequently is accompanied by phantom wisps of light in the north ern sky. as it was in Colorado to niiilit. T-lr.ipli operators. s well as s.-i, n' is; Imif a way of their own uf explaining the phantom. "Too much fruit on the wire," thy su v. "How's that?'' "EarUi currants, you ses."