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COPPER PRICES Aw-rnK' price- of copfit-r for Af.nl - - 12i:;tt Average price of copper wk rutins May 4 12375 Avrrapo price of copp-r clos ing May 4 v12"5 THE WEATHER Arizona: Friday and Satur day ' gonorally fair: warmer north portion. BISBEE, ARIZONA, FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 13, 1921 Price Five Cents VOL. 25 NO. 114. V7 IE ill w. V i ULA fill i m G SENATE ACTION BILL IS MED BY F Advocates Of Disarmament In Determined Effort To Hold Up Ship Construction AMENDMENTS . ; PASSED King Joins With Borah In At tempt To Bring Agreement On Reducing Armament WASHINGTON. Iav 12. The helf billion dollar naval appropriation bill was taken up tcday in the senate only to encounter immediate opposi- tion from disarmament advocates. ' Shortly arter reading of the naval affairs committee's amendments had started, the first rumblings of the .imminent fight were heard. The first amendments slightly .increasing ap propriation or the house bill were HcceDtad without discussion, but when the amendment was reached, to increase the sum available for ' re el uitlng by a million dollars, Senator Borah. Republican of Idaho, asked that it be passed, over until the sen ate takes up the question of naval personnel. . This request was repeated time af ter" time with . the result that when the day' ended, practically all of the major committee increases in the fir; t half of the bill had been passed over. These included- the appropria tions for the Key West. Fia.. submar ine base, San Dieio, Calif., naval hos pital project. Guam submarine and destroyer bases, and Sand Point, Wa6h., air station, San Pedro, Calif., , submarine base, and the Alameda. Calif, supply ba3e. Senator King, Democrat of Utah, ' in an attack on the bill contending that continuation of the 1916 building program was a waste of money. "The navy department." he declar ed, "has gcue back into the tomb and dug up the naval program of 1916. We haven't apparently learned any thing from the war." ' The senator described the bill as "a war-like message from ,the United States t the nations of the world." He rad aC, press dispatch saying Great Prltaln. because of the Ameri can naval bill, had decided to con tract Immediately for the building of four 55,000 ton vessels of the super Hood type. Many, ships now is serv ice should be scrapped, he asserted, adding that the Pacific - fleet was made up of obsolete "hulks." )' TWO COMMUNISTS KILLED' ROME. May 12. Two Communists vere killed and three wounded at As coll Piceno Tuesday when Extreme ' Nationalists and Communists engaged in a revolver battle. FIGHT FOLLOWS AMBUSH DUBLIN. May 12. Three Republi cans were shot dead today and several wounded in a fight which followed a police ambush near Listowel. POPPING OUT TrteV AIVW.V.S Comb ouT.VJhEH UP The Weary Willie season it. open. .So la the Want Ad season Whether you want to rent, sell, lease or exchange, Review Want Ad will help you. And they bring results. , Of! 'NAVAL- Allies Accused Of Aiding Revolt In Upper Silesia BERLIN, May 12. By the Asso ciated Press) Action of the Inter allied commission In establishing a line of demarcation in the Upper -Silesian plebiscite area is pro nounced, a breach of the treaty of Versailles in article in Berlin newspapers today dealing with conditions in the area overrun by the Polish Insurgents. . The commission's procedure says Vorwaerts, is a palpable con tradiction of the entente's publicly announced official policy. The Vossische Zeltung charges the entente representatives in Up per Silesia with aiding arid abet ting the insurrection through its ' present action, and (Jermania takes a similar view. , J BLAIR VIOLATED ELECTIiL '. . : Senate Committee Completes Investigation Of Record Of Revenue Chief WASHINGTON, May: 12. Testi mony and arguments in the case of David H. Blair, of Winston-Salem, N. C, nominee for internal revenue com- missioner. were concluded today b,y-: tna Buntra Tinnncu pnmmii pa - & na.r. the senate finance committee, - A"de cision in expected to be announced Saturday or Monday. With the nomination of Blair held up by the fight of. Senator Johnson, Republican of California, against his confirmation, the office of' internal revenue commissioner today became technically vacant, the 30-day term of M. F. West, assistant commissioner, expiring by legal limitation. Secre tary Mellon, of the treasury depart ment, took over the commissioner's functions temporarily. Further testimony on Senator John son's charges that Blair as a delegate to the Republican national convention violated the North Carolina primary law in failing to vote for Senator Johnson and also that because of in !ng hisTther ini come tax case lnv'olv law and wife, Blair should be disqual ifieJ, was taken toflay by the commit tee. . ' , ..Marion Butler, former senator from North Carolina, and Robert McNeil, a lawyer, testified regarding the Repub lican primary last June. Both were said to have informed the committee that the primary was hot regarded as binding on the delegates but was an expression of preference only. " This view was said to. have been opposed sharply by Senator Johnson. ' . . Uncle Sam Asked 1 NSI5TS 1 Operation Of Ships If Workers Refuse To Return To Posts Soon x NEW YORK. May 12. Winthrop ! L.' Marvin, secretary of the Ameri can v Steamship Owners' Assoclat'on, announced today ' that Pacific coast operators had telegraphed Secretary of Commerce Hoover and Admiral Benson, of the shipping board, urging them to request President Harding to declare that a. national emergency existed !n the nationwide shipping str'ke. The telegram ' recommended that the government take over the man ning of vessels if the strikers refus ed to return to work within 48 hours. Marvin said his association had no inforation as to who signed the tele gram and added no similar action was contemplated by the ship owners here. H. H. Raymond, president of the American Steamship Owners' Asso ciation, charged . as a malicious In vention the statement of Andrew Fur useth, made yesterday in Washing ton, that the stand taken by the ship- Ding bohrd and the steamship owners 'n the wape dispute was part of an international plot to destroy Ameri can shipping. "The accusations." he said, "mean in effect that the shipping board is betraying the country and that Am WILSON VIEWS Fl MORE SOUNDED President Harding Hope$ Day Will Come, When Confer ences Will Prevent War TRIBUTE TO MASONRY Executive Says Problems Of Reconstruction Are More Serious Than War WASHINGTON, May 12. The hope was expressed by President Harding, In an .address tonight at a banquet of the National League of Mosinic Clubs, that he would see the day when men on responsible positions, speaking for tbeir people, "could gather around a conference table to adjust their dis putes." v "If the peoples of the world can only understand "each other," he said, "and it man In authority can onlv face each other in Bpeaking for the several peo- pies there will never be another con flict to block the progress of civiliza ttion. Rather than to contemplate a conflict or io enter into one, I would rather sit at a table and settle it in advance." . V - v Suggesting that the problems of re construction were more serious than ...those of .-war, .he admonished Mb au- dlence- that "W up td:jox to put - - . . . . . . v . . . . . , our repuonc iux mw Biraiguiiuivra.ru track, of peace and constructiveness again." . ; ," ' "When re are right, we will be help ing the' whole world to get on the right, Jrackxaga!n," he said. ' In ' u -tribute to the principles for wEicb. Freemasonry stands, President Harding declared that "all America respects the great Masonic Order." "I have yet to see, or hear, or know, anything in Masonry from first . to last," said the president, "that has not made me a better man." -',.'. Daugherty Will Ask President Harding To Pardon E. V. Debs WASHINGTON, May 12. Attorney General Duugherty "said today that he would write' personally "Tr a recom mendations to President Harding as to a pardon for Eugene V. Debsj So cialist leader, serving 10-year sen tence in the .Atlanta penitentiary for violation of the espionage laws. He said .""It would be some time before the reivomtaendatlons would be com plete because of the facts to be. tak en into consideration. To Take Over erican chipping companies are pro posing'' to destroy their own proper ty. -Stated in this way it Is easy to recognize how preposterous it Is." Today was. pronounced by Marvin to be the owners' best since' the strike began, while B. L. Todd, for the engineers, asserted that the sit uation was decidedly bright for the unions. Savings reported today included n'ne American ships of which one company, the United American Lines, claimed to have sailed five. Among the latter was the steamer Mount Clay, 12.000 ton former German ship with passengers and cargo for Ham burr. Wil Help Alaska w t autvnTrvV Voir 1 0 Tho1 Marine Engineeis' Beneficial Associa tion or ine i-acnic coast iias uueieu to man ships to carry food to Alaska without charge for services, if . ship owners and. the shipping board will furnish the ships and if. in addition, the situation arrowing out of the cut ting off of supplies to Alaska on ac count of the marine controversy, is ns serious as has been represented, . i.i r. r-.ii : EjUtrbb I . 1 tsK, 1 t v. 1 1 1 v. nwni lilt ' ' her of th iolnt council-of. marine en - gineera, said today.. 911 ADJUSTING DISPUTES FAIUS POT OF COM 1 DRAFT 5 EPQFR CASE Romig 'Who Helped Bergdoll'to ury John Barleycorn were re-en-, Says He Last Saw Money At Home Of Slacker TESTIMONY LAUGHABLE Witness Furnishes T?: Amuse-n ment At Investigation Into' ; Escape Of Rich Evader ' - ' ' : WASHINGTON. May 12. The trail for the buried gold of Grover Bergdoll, draft dodger, jhich a hpuse investigating cemmittee is trying to pik up. ended today in the k'tchen' of the Bergdoll home at Philadelphia where it was last seen by, the man who. had taken It there from tBe United States treasury. . . .. 4 .' James E. RqmTg, former :' police magistrate of Philadelphia, who came here with the' slacker's, mother ir 1919 to get the gold and from whom the committee , had hoped to learn something of ita alleged burial place, declared he never set eyes on jt after it had been dumped on the kitchen floor. ,..' 1 The serious sessions of the com mittee were upset frequently by Ro mig. who Is" 70 )ars old,, and is awaiting sentence on conviction of aiding Bergdoll to escape. ' Always n a laughing mood. Romig added a constant touch of levity. John H. Sherburne counsel for the committee, had not -.brought . the Ro- mjg story up to the . point where Bergdoll slipped through a bath room and started for Germany,, when the hearing was adjourned until tomor cow. ' . There was a roar of laughter when the witness was asked If Bergdoll had told him to go see Harry Thaw and get' Thaw's advice as to the best alienists, to engage in proceedings In volving h'8 sanity. . ."Nothing to that." thV old man an swered. "I did look around and ask people and they told me Thaw's doc tors were all right." . , ' Telfing of -his troubles with treas ury -.officials who tried, lie said, '-"to stall him off" Romig said he first saw a part cf the goldt. certificates, wh'eh . were exchanged for ' gol4,: at Mrs.' Bergdoll's home. The' mother accompanied him to Washington.' .v "Where did she carry it."' he Baid. repeating a question. "Why. she had tnosf of it in her stockings." . CHICAGO, May 12. Charges of in efficiency, ' negligence and drunken ness were made today by witnesses at an investigation of recent deaths in the air mall service being conducted by Charles H. Clarahan, posta inspect tor. The. charges were I made by C. C Eversole, former mail pilot, who was discharged after he had made a para chute leap from" his plane near Min neapolis last February in what he said was an effort to escape a crash. Eversole declared that the real rea son for his discharge was that he had I told postal . inspectors of the neglect j and Inefficiency at various fields. The eight German junker planes that cost the government $235,000 also cost the lives of seven pilots. Ever sole testified. Five were hopelessly wrecked and the others withdrawn be- cause pilots refused to fly fn them, ne said. Twenty-live ue Mavuana planes, known to the pilots as "ash cans" were withdrawn for the same reason, he declared. According to the witness, nttaches of the flying field would lay odds of from 4 to 1 to 10 to 1 that the D Havilands would never reach their destination. He also testified that u nrriniiia ..f tho i'ni puvriMl fl kit u v -. . - field often appeared on the field while intoxicated. AVIATOR IKES mm GE Physician Who Supports Use Of Beer For Medicinal Purposes Is Bitterly Attacked By Volstead Witness Before House Committee Is Made Object Of Sharp Personal 'Attack Because His Testimony Does Not Suit Dry Supporters; Leaks In Liquor Stocks Admitted WASHINGTON, May 12. Scenes of the days when the drys were battling committee, except that few friends of , prohibition. ' 1 John's family,appeared to protest 1 Dry leaders said there were many against Chairman Volstead's plan to! leaks in the stocks of liquors and urg cut offeven for medicinal purposes, . ed the committee to make the Vol the heritage of beer. , ! stead law airtight. Dr. Davin. how- Plenty of drys were on hand and 'ever, resented the move by Votetead Dr. J. P. Davin. of New, York, whoto "dictate) to physicians' what they pleaded for the use of beer as medi-i Ehall or shall not prescribe and urged cine was given none too cordial treat-the committee to await consideration ment.- In fact,' he waa roughly han-'0f the bill by the American Medical died by Volstead, wh'o challenged the Association next month. , physician's ability' to "explain any- thing" and on another occasion de- clared the witness was using a con- glomeration of words that mean' noth-) Ing.'.V . Outstanding . In the testimony was the statement by Oliver T. Remmers, j ommaet tnr th. Anheuser Busch Com-' pany of St. Louis, that the firm's policy was "beer for all, or beer for none. He requested an investigation of ,"f av G.O.P. Is Flayed For Attitude ! Toward Labor; Party Ad mits It, Alone, s Right Tn n)..i CHICAGO. May 12 executive committee' of the Farmer Labor party, after a, three-day ses sion made public a statement today declaring that there was no differ ence between he Republican and Democratic parties and that the only! "peaceable remedy for the workers is to supplement the efforts of the trade unions, farmer organizations and cooperative societies by inde pendent political action through the Farmer-Labor party. "President Harding made his cam paign on the Issue of opposition to President Wilson's league of na tions," the statement said. "Ha is I now inv the act of embroiling the United States again In the. Intrigues cf - the unprincipled plotters of Eu rope." ' i . The statement also assailed the Esdi-Cummins law and declared " that "the Republican administration, how ever, finds this measure not suffi ciently oppressive of labor and " is about t amend. It to abolish the rail -oad labor board." y- i .' "President Harding's' administra tion," the statement continued, "is said also" to bevabout to abolish the federal trade commission which ex- posed the lawlessness pt , the . beef trust' and stimulated the popular de- mand for federal control of the meat packing industry. Mexican Is Shot By U. S. Border Sentry JUAREZ. Mexico, May 12. Cuiller mo Madrid, 45 years old, is In the mu nicipal hospital here with a bullet wound which, surgeons believe, will necessitate the amputation of his right arm. Madrid tonight attempt ed to cross a railroad bridge to EI Paso. Challenged" by an American sentry, the man fled toward the Mex- , lean aide. A. bullet from the soldier's ruio uruugui uiui uunu juoi oo leaped from the bridge. (IVllltWS llUrt By Sinn Fein Bomb DUBLIN. May 12. Fourteen civil- ians were Injured, some seriously, by the explosion of a bomb tlirown at a lorry loaded with, auxiliaries tonight, The explosion created a panic and npdA.otrians fled from the street: It is f - said auxiliaries refrained from firing on the attackers. FARMER-LABOR PftRTY ASSAILS ADMINISTRATION oritism and-failure" in the dry law enforcement and declared that the firm stood four square for law enforce- Volstead sought to establish why it Was not possible for physicians to make medical Deer Dy using c?rru beverages and alcohol. He asked Dr. (Davin several questions along this line, none of which apparently was answered to the satisfaction of the committee chairman, who finally blurted, "look here, you're trying to ' ,.n(nn T oaV ' Toll lid evauo eicrj yurDHuu - what you anow, if y6u know so much." . ' - ' The witness again attempted an ex planation, but was interrupted by Vol- stead wno inquired way -"' j jng to reports, thev had been unablo ages were not as good Tor the invad , oheCk thp snootinp as boor with a kick. jiarry C. Staton. state prohibition "Ah., that's tho point." replied thejorficer aD(, mercliant at Sl)rigg. wns witness. "Near beer is Just like near- J knied and Noah phillir? and a Voung statesmanship. It can t accomplisn any noticeable result. ... ."1 don't think you know what you are talking about," returned, the'ehair man. "nor do I think your insults will get far with the committee.' Several committee members evinc ed interest in the kind of diseases for which the witness said he would pre- scribe beer. Most of them, however. were said by the ' witness to yield ' slowly to curative treatments. Some were curable onty in exceptional fCONTINTTKn on paof: T-OtTR DRUGS ALLEGED THIEVES TD JAIL Juniper Flats Prospector Is Central Figure In March , Through City Streets ' Suspected of Btealing a water pump from the "William Truax mine prop erty on Juniper Flats, on top of the HivIHa William Munch and M. C Med- Igoich were marched to the police station last night, .at, the point of a gun. by Adolf Aldlnger, a prospector who lives on the flats. Mrs. Aldinger, according to her hus band, said that ahe saw the men tno the pump down and v pack it on two burros, and when her husband return ed home she told hln of it. Aldinger trailed Munch ' and Mfelllgovlch on borgeback: and came up with them as tney were goinjf down on the other side of the divide. He turned Uiem around, and marched them to the Bis bee city jail, pump, burros and. all, bringing up the rear himself on horso back and with' a six-shooter handy. Munch and Medigovic were locked ui in the city Jail last night pending the filing of a complaint. 33 CONVICTS ARE STILL AT LARGE Hundreds Of Officers. Aided By Posses, Seeking Men Who Made Escape HOUSTON. Texas. May 12. Thirty, three of 40 convicts who escaped frcm the sate penitentiary at Huutsville today were still at large tonight, nl- though nunureus or armeu oiiiif-r and citizens were scouring the coun- try wiiuin a rauius oi o mne m effort to apprehend them. Seven have been recaptured. Tosses closed in on four others just before nlghtfa'l. 1 3 TDK UNDER t FIRE; ATTACKING FORCE NUMBERS AIQRE THAN 2D0 Every Available Officer Is Called Out As Bullets Rain From Mountains ATTACK IS UNCHECKED Federal Troops Held Ready ,To Take Charge Of Situ ation In Mingo County WILUAMSON, W. Va., Mav 12 Guerilla warfare was being waged tonight in the mountains of the str'ke-torn Mingo county coal field. Beginning soon after dawn today at Merrimac, four miles xip the Tug rh-er from Ibis citv. nhots were poured from the mountainside into Merrimac. Raw). Sprigg and Mate wan. W. Va.. and McCarr, Ky. 'AM available state police and dep uty 6heriffs centered in Williamson were rushed to the scene, but. aTorl , man nam,.(1 Calvert W. Merrimac were seriously wounded during the shooting. RumoTS of other. kiMings and wteundintrs havo hocn received at headquarters' of tho state police here. Tonight about 2f) state policement were reported to be working tlie'r way over the mountains between Merrimac and Rawl. seeking to out- flank their hidden foe. Today's outbreak, the worst since the Matewan battle of last May 19. In which 10 persons were killed, had all the appearance of a prearranged attack, according to accounts of the fighting. The towns under fire are within seven miles of each olher and lie In I a narrow valley on the banks of the Tug r'.ver. which separates West Vir ginia from Kentucky. , The firing came from the mountain;) on both sides of the river, according to the state police. , Terror Reigns They concentrated therefore, in f.a mountains on the West Virgin' sir-? while county officials here ro la touch with officials of Pike ruinty, Kentucky, in an attempt to obtain cooperation in routine the attackers. Terror reigned in the towns in th zone of fire ns night fell and it was learned that the authorities had fail ed to anprehend any of the attackers. Virtually all lights were extinguished tonight and residents kept cloe un der cover. The state police were virtually helpless during the day as the attack ing forces In the mountains were screened by foliage " and boulders while the r''rP ,n order to attempt a direct attack would have been obliged to cross the open valley and climb the' rugged slopes In view of the hidden marksmen. Sergeant Da id Peterson of the state police, who led a squad of men to Sprigg today, told of the plight in which several T.undred passt ngers on a tralu found themselves when they reached the battle zone. "Bullets were peppering down from the mountains." he said, "women and children screamed and cried in ter ror while virtually every passenger fell to the floors of the coaches for protection- 1 don't know whether (CONTINl'FD OS PAOR VTt Kl U. S. Will Refrain From Discussing Upper Silesia WASHINGTON, May 12. The United States will refrain from any discussion of the SUesian question before the allied supreme council should that subject be considered, it was said today. Instructions to Ambassador Harvey .it was ex plained, are to take an active part only in the considerations of ques tions Involving American Interests.