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VOL. LX.W . No. 5S.
Albuquerque, New Mexico, Tuesday, November 21, 1922
I'llICi: l 1V12 OiLNTS.
Georgia's "Grand Old Wom
an" Is Making a Deter
mined Fight for a Seat,
if Only for a Day-
George Reiterates That He
Will. Adhere to His Pro
gram of Letting Her Take
the iOath of Office
Washington, Nov. 20. Georgia's
"grand old lady," Mrs. V. H. Fel
ton, first woman senator, was the
Btar member of tho cast in the
opening scene today of tho conven
ing of congress. Her effort to be
sworn in and Bit for . day was
forced over until tomorrow but In
all other respects she enjoyed n
thrilling debut as tho congressional
curtain was raised. And there was
good prospect tomglu that success
would crown her hope of taking
the oath tomorrow and becoming
" the first woman senator in fact as
well as by name, if only for a day.
The 87-year-old woman, a breath
of "lavender ana lace from the
old south," today was all but an
actual senator, occupying a seat
on the senate floor for hours,
where she was cheered by the gal
lery crowds and was the object of
congratulations by senators, repre
sentatives and officials who throng
ed about her informal leceptions.
ivied and Photographed
She was feted also by crowds
about the seriate and was photo
graphed and dined. Tired, but
huppyj tonight she was prepared
to renew tomorrow her plea for
on official place in tho senate.
, Of all senators, past, present or
future, Mrs. Felton as tho first to
appear today on the floor. Ac
companied by former Senator
Hoke Smith of Georgia, and wear
ing a black bonnet, fur coat and
white gloves, she arrived more than
an hour before the noon conven
ing hours. Soon she was "at
home," hanging up her bonnet and
coat in the democratic cloak room.
Hhaking out her silk dcss and lace
collar, she was given an absent i
senator's chair along side Senator
Harris, democrat, Georgia, and was
the cynosure of all eyes and the
lodestone of arriving senators, who
hastened to shake her hand and
offer best wishes. ....
Gallery Crowds Cheer.
Gallery crowds, largely com
posed of women overflowing into
tho 'halls, cheered and applauded
tho white haired woman, as, short
ly before the senate convened, she
was escorted to an ante-room to
receive a huge bouquet of 87 red
roses. Again the crowd broke into
a noisy demonstration ns she re
turned to her seat, where she re
mained through the brief session,
watching each ' move intently
through her gold spectacles.
Clasped in her lap, rolled in brown
paper, she held her commission, as
senator, received two months ago
by appointment upon tho death
02 Senator Thomas K. Watson.
All Pay Tr-.huto to Her.
'All in the senate puld tribute to
the firet woman member. She
was received by Vice President
Coolidge and nearly all senators,
republicans and democrats, as well
as officials and pages.
No disappointment wan mani
fested by Mrs. Felton when told
that no new senators could he
sworn in today, she apparently
nrrasuing aulckly what many vete
van lender for several days had
forgotten that the senate had to be
officially notified of tno cieaui or
a., senator before- his successor
could be received. And In accord
ance with unbroken precedent the
ftenata adiourned immediately out
of respect when informed of the
death of Senator Watson, putting
over the reception of all new sena
tor until tomorrow. Besides Mrs.
"Felton. awaiting to be sworn in
was her successor, Walter F
George, elected November T, and
KAvftr.il others.
Mr. George tonight reiterated
that he would adhere to his pro
gram of trlvine Mrs. Felton an op
portunity to be sworn in and sit
for a day. Although armed with
credentials and a commission su
perceding Mrs. Felton, ho planned
to defer their presentation ,uuin
TVortnusdav. Sennte leaders saiu
with the prospect, that no objec
tion tn this urogram would be or
fered, it appeared that Mrs.
ppltnn would be allowed to take
Vin nnth tomorrow and retire on
Wednesday, when Mr. George
would appear officially.
' Mexico City, Nov. 20 (by the As
sociated Press). Tho Mexico City
branch of the Bank of Sada Pas
Brothers was ordered closed this
morning by the head office In Mon
terey in order to assemble the as
sets. The local financial situation is
easier, the banks reporting normal
. Denver; Nov. 20. Occasional
gnow north and rain south portions
Tuesday, colder - north portion;
Wednesday, probably fair, colder
east portion.
Arizona Pnrtly cloudy south
and west, snow northeast portion;
Tuesday, colder northeast portion;
Wednesday probably fair.
Conditions for tho twenty-four
hours ended at 8' p. m. yesterday,
recorded by the university:
Highest temperature ........ S7
Lowest .... ,, , 2;i
Mean ..... .-. . ! I
Humidity at 6 a. in. 87
Humidity at 8 p. m. 3 5
J'recipitatlon o
M'lnd velocity .10
TMroction of wind, , ....West
Character of day .. . . Clear
STAH 1922
Total Will Be Reduced Ap
proximately Two Million
Dollars as Compared
With the Year 1921
Special io Tba Journal.
Santa Fe, Nov. SO. The burden
of taxation in New Mexico, for the
year 1922, will be reduced approx
imately $2,000,000, as compared
with the year 1921, it was an
nounced bji the state tax commis
sion today. Tills extraordinary
saving will be due, not only to tho
reduction in assessed valuations,
but also to tho fact that expenses
are being pared down, making pos
sible a substantial cut in tax levies.
Tax levies havo been fixed by
tho commission, and are being cer
tified for all the counties except
Guadalupe, Harding, Hio Arriba
and Santa Fe. The four counties
last named have not yet submitted
their rolls, a reassessment of all
valuations has been ordered by the
commission for Guadalupe county,
and is now being made.
Getting the property on the tax
rolls at its real value is the most
difficult and important problem
confronting tax officials and the
taxpayers, in tho opinion of J. L.
Saint, chief tax commissioner.
"Tho tax levies, which, we are
now certifying for the year 192 2.
are materially lower than those for
last year. If we could get all the
property In the state on the tax
rolls nt its actual value, we would
be able to reduce the new levies
about 40 per cent," Mr. Saint said.
A striking example of what it
has been possible to do in tho mat
ter of reducing expenses, is found
in tho county of utcro. In spite
of a loss of more than $1,000,000
in valuation, the total levy for
state and county purposes is 17. "4
mills, as compared with 27.10
mills for last year.
Ileal Kslute I'ndevelopcd
How real estate la being under
valued for taxation is shown In
B" rveys which have been made by
field representatives of the tax
commission, and tax experts of four
railroad companies.
The El Paso and Southwestern
system made the survey covering
tiio counties of Dona Ana, Hidalgo,
Lincoln, Otero and Quay. This
survey shows the real estate on the
tax rolls is assessed nt less than 50
per cent of its actual value, as in
dicated by sale and loan transac
tions. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa
Fe surveyed the counties of Her
nalillo, Curry, Gun'd.tlupo. Roose
velt. Snn Miguel. Santa Fe, Socor
ro, Torrance and Valencia, and the
town of Fort Sumner. Bernalillo
county shows tho assessed voca
tion is 51 Tier cent of the actual
value the other eight running un
der B0 per cent,
The Cnloracn and Southern ex
amined Union county, and reported
the assessed valuation is under .".')
per cent of the actual value.
Field representatives of the com
mission made the examination in
Grant. Mora, Sandoval and Taos,
finding the assessed valuation tin
der 50 per pert.
Levies Ilo'iisr Certified
The new levies that are being
rertified include state, county.
school and regular road every
thing, in fact, except municipal
and special. The levy for the
several counties will be as fol
lows: Bernalillo, 23.93: Catron, s (..;
Chaves. 22.32; Colfax, 19.73; Cur
rv fd.G'; De Baca, IS. 53; Dona
Alia, 20.88; Eddy, 25.14; Grant.
17.12; Guadampe, missing: Hard
ing, missing; Hidalgo, 19.20: Lea.
2t.90i Lincoln, 20.04: Luna, 19.33;
McKinley. 17.G2; Mora, 23.90;
Otero, 17.34; Quay, 24. GS; TUo
Arriba, missing; Roosevelt, 29.00;
Sandoval, 21.31: San Juan. 28.25;
San Miguel, 24.07; Santa Fe. miss
ing; Sierra. 21.35; Socorro, 24.04:
Taos, 25.75; Torrance, 24.53;
Union, 24.68; Valencia, 17.S2
Governor Groesbeck Is Con
sidering the Senatorial
Qualifications of at Least
a Dozen Men
Detroit, Mich., Nov. 20. Sena
torial qualifications of no fewer
than a dozen men prominent in the
public life of Michigan were being
scanned today by Governor Alex.
J. Groesbeck, seeking a successor
to Truman H. Newberry, who Sun
day tendered his resignation as
senator from this state.
The governor n lanwhlle an
nounced that he Intended to with
hold a decision until nil Interested
parties have had nn opportunity
to be heard and that he did not
propose to have Michigan repre
sented In the upper house of con
gress by a "figurehead." In these
words the governor took occasion
to put at rest reports that he might
appoint some one who could be
counted upon not to seek re-elec
tion In 1924, so thnt the chief exe-
cutive himself could make the race
for senatorial honor.
Although tho governor declined
to even intimate who had been un
der consideration already for Mr.
Newberry's seat, the names most
prominently heard today were
those of Charles B. Warren, nl
present American ambassador to
Japan former Senator William A1
den Pmlth of Grand Rapids: W. W
Potter, state fuel administrator,
and John S. Hnggertj;. Wayne
county republican lender. Later
today another name was advanced
thnt of Marion Leroy Burton.
President of the University of
Michigan. Mayor James Gotizens
of Pelrnit also was drawn Into the
speculation today.
Senator Bursum Says It
Must Aid Rio Grande Re
clamation Under Terms
Guadalupe-Hidalgo Pact
Under the guarantees of the
treaty of Guadalupe-Hidago, the
government of the United States is
obligated to deliver to tho owners
of water rights recognized ' under
that agreement, sufficient water
in the bed of the Lio Grande river
to supply all of those rights.
The obligation is fully as great
as that embodied in tho special
treaty with Mexico by which tho
United Slates agrees to deliver an
nually to tho people of Mexico,
without charge, one million feet of
water in the bed of tho Rio Grand
river for irrigation use. It appli
to New Mexico as well as '
This is tho opinion of United
State Senator II. O. Bursum of
New Mexico. The senator believes
that this fact may result In im
portant government action in the
reclamation of the Uio Grande val
ley in this state. As representative
of New Mexico, he Is Interesting
himself In the reclamation project,
which is one of great importance
in the development of the state.
Tho senator said last night:
"The latest thougnt with refer
ence to the control of rivers is that
tho government should construct
flood control dams In order to pre
vent destruction of property, and
also to keep a continuous flow in
the river beds of htrenms that are
International in character nnd
which incur international obliga
tions. "In this connection, if this policy
Is carried out. it will require at
least two flood control dams on
tho Upper liio Grande river near
the Colorado line. These dar.ir
will have the effect of storing flood
water so as to keep n permanent
flow in dry times. If this were
done by government expense, it
would greatly facilitate the proo- j
lem of reclaiming the Hio Grande
Valley and would lessen the bur- '
den of charge upon the lands re- ;
claimed. At the same time, i' '
would not mike an unreasonable
demand upon the government.
"In tho ease of the Rio Grande, 1
tho government by special treaty
is obligated to dellve' free of j
chnrge annually one million acre i
feet of water hi the bed of the
river for use on Mexican soli. Prac
tically all of the lands embraced
in the P.io Grande valley were en- :
titled to priority ri-rl.ts and o-."ner
ship of water si'mu'lNneonsly with
those of Mexico, ami the citizens of
Mexico who owned these lands
prior to aefiuisitlon by the United
Slates of the terrl'ory now em
braced in the state, of New Mexico
and who became citizens by virtue
of the treaty of Ouadahipe-Hidalgo
were guaranteed by the govern
ment the integrity of all their
rights, which Included, of couis''.
the waters from the Rio (Irande
for use in the irrigation of lands.
"Thereafter, tho water was di
verted for the reclamation of new
lands on the upper Hio Grande.
The waler in this part of the val
ley of the Kio Grande had failed
to furnish an adequate supply. The
stream can only be maintained per
petually by means of permanent
control dams. In view of the con
ditions of the treaty ol Guadalupe
Hidalgo, I conclude that it is us
much the duty of the rcovernment
to accommodate the citizens of this
state who now own th-ise, lands and
water rights and who are tho sue
citssors of those who owned them
at the time of the signing of the
treaty, as it is to deliver one mil
lion acre feet of water annually to
the citizens of Mexico under the
provisions of the special treaty
made many years later. There
fore, it is reasonable to expect and
to demand that the government of
tho United States take the neces
sary steps to deliver all the water
covered by the rights recognized
by the treaty of Guadalupe Hi
dalgo, so that it may be put to
beneficial use for the reclamation
of the Hio Gr.indo valley in' the
state of New Mexico."
Washington, Nov. 20. The im
peachment charges against Attor
ney General Daugherty will be dis
cussed at the, regular meeting of
the house Judiciary committee
Thursday, Chairman Volstead said
today. He indicated that the
charge of Representative Keller of
Minnesota might be taken up next
week instead of after Pecember 4,
as originally planned. The, method
of procedure in the case will be
considered nt a meeting Thursday.
liFWis T)rff. vrs Topn
London, Nov. 20. Ted "Kid"
Lewis of England tonight de
feated Roland Todd, also of Hng
land. hi a 20 round fight far the
middleweight championship and
tho Lonsdalo Belt.
Twenty-One Bodies Have
Beer, Recovered, 11 of
Them Children Between
the Ages of 4 and 15
Mexican, Lower California. Nov.
20. A new estimate of 80 lives
lost In the disaster to the steamer
Topolobampo. early yesterday,
at Labomba, 60 miles south of
Mexican, on the Gulf of California,
was received here tonight,
'Iwenty-one bodies have been re
covered, it Is said. Eleven were of
children between the ages of four
and 15 years,
.0 V
With touching ceremonies Tort-
; rajsa'jry sit , ;. A, -mi,.-1
land, Ui'f., recently dedicated Al- Uough
exander V, l-Yoetors statue of thejsented
Wealthy Radical Leader,
However, Fails to Ap
pear; Attorneys Scout
Report That He Has Fled
I Chicago, Nov
; William fiross
2".--';uroh for j
liloyd. wealthy i
radical leader, continued today as'
thirteen of his nineteen eompan-
ions Tho were convicted with him I
in 101'J under the lllii'iia antl-
syndicalism act of conspiracy to
advocate overthrow of the gov-
eminent, surrendered themselves
and began4 serving sentence? rang- iH the last session of congress
lug from 'one year to lio in which provided for four per cent
prison. I beer and 12 per cent wine
Lloyd and four others of those Tho now bill provides settle
originally convicted failed to ap- j merit of a bonus in three eiiunl
pear. The nineteenth man Is , cash payments on July 1. 19l'3,
dead. While no word has eome ' 1 '-, and 102 5. and Mr. Hill de
from Lloyd, his lawyers scout ns-j ("lured the beer and cider tae
sertions that be has fled, possibly 1 would lake, care of ths outlay,
to Canuda, and continue to main- j which he estimated at one and a
tain that he will appear and glvc;luilf billion dollars.
himself up by Thursday
lie !
HI i
the i
latest They declared th
needed more time to put
tato in order.
Laughing and joking, the
who surrendered walked from
office of their attorney, flare
to the criminal courts 1
Thev carried satchels '
and were accompanied by
of friends, some tearful
parting: others art jolly
prisoners. They laughed
crowds '.
at the
as tho
at m
terviewers. willingly posed for
pictures and even chatted genially
with tho prosecutors.
Six of tho prisoners were taken
to the state prison at .loliet. The
others will serve out their shorter
sentences in jail.
i Kl Paso, Texas, Nov. .'). Pro
hibition agents were asked to make
as little noise as possible when
they entered a house in south Kl
Paso last night. They tip-toed
through the rooms, and whispered
to each other In their search. They
tried not to wako the baby.
liut the buby woke and cried.
Agent Thomas Wheeler, who has
three children of his own went to
the infant's bed and tried to shake
her back to sleep.
The agent heard something
In a charge filed 'against Mrs.
Maria Mureno before tiie United
States commissioner today the of
ficers allege they found five quarts
of liquor in the baby's crib.
Washington, Nov. 20. Govern
or Parker of Louisiana denied in
a statement tonight that tho ku
klux klan "had reduced the sov
ereign state of Louisiana, to the
vassalage of the invisible em
pire" as slated In some newspa
per dispatches from Baton Rougo.
There never had been the remot
est idea on the part of any one
In Louisinna, he declared, of ap
pealing to tho federal govern
ment "to- go Into the state of
Louisiana and tako over tho ad
ministration of government."
Los Angeles, Nov. 20. The trial
of Mrs. Madalynne Obenchain for
the murder of J. Helton Kennedy,
set for today, was continued until
December 4 becauso tho trial of
Arthur C. Burqh, her co-defendant,
was In progress in tho same court
Taking of testimony in the Burch
case was resumed after a continu
ance of several days due to tho ill
ness of the prosecuting attorney.
Unveils Roosevelt Statue
'The Kuug:i Kider."
leodore Itoosevelt us "The
ilidor." 'j'he work was pre
to tho city by Dr. Henry
I lap.
Revenue Thus Received Will
Take Care of the Outlay,
Estimated at One and a
Half Billion Dollars
W ashington, , Nov. 'Jtl. A sol
diers bonus to bo paid In cash
from taxation on -.73 beer mid
cider whs proposed in a bill In
troduced in the hoftso today by
1 Representative Hill, republican, of!
i Maryland. The measure modifies
. one introduced by .Mr. 1 1 1 1 1 dur-
A tax or u cents per gallon on
beer and cider is stipulated.
Representative Hill said the
local option feature of his former
bill was omitted "because Mr.
Volstead has officially stated that
cider containing 3 per cent of al
eohol is not intoxicating and not
prohibited under the Volstead act
ii ml because the passage of this
bill in no way disturbs the dry
lows of Kansas and states having
similar prohibition laws to those
of Kansas" while ut tho same
time it permits New York, Mary
land. Massachusetts, Illinois and
other states to have the beverage.
liopresentative Brltton, repub
lican. Illinois, today introduced
the bonus bill vetoed by President
Harding at tho lust session of
congress, amended so as to pro
vide for raising the necessary
(amis by the taxation of beer,
nines and champagne.
The Hritton bill would provide
a tax of J30 per barrel on im
ported beer, $10 per barrel on do
mestic beer, $10 per gallon on ini
ported still wines, and $2 per gal-
on domestic still wines.
Options on 2,500-Acre Site
for $10,000,000 Plant,
. at Ridgeway, to Be
Closed at Once
Winchester. Va., Nov. 20, Op
tions on a 2,300-acrn silo for a
$10,000,000 automobile factory to
bo built at llidgeway, W. Va.. ten
miles north of here, will be closed
at once, it wfts announced today
by William Jordan, representative of
a group of Detroit financiers in
terested In tho project. H. S. Fire
stone is said to he interested in
the proposed factory.
W. If. Marshall, representing a
firm of Pittsburgh contracting
engineers, stated that his firm
was ready to begin tho election
of the first unit of the big plant
to cost approximately $;,600,000,
exclusive of tho erection cf homes
for employes.
API'HAIj dismissed
Washington, Nov. 20. An ap
peal brought by the People's Bank
of Kingfisher, Okla.. from a lower
court decision that national banks
are 'not entitled to deduct from
their capital, surplus and undivided
profits, in paying; state taxes,
money invested in liberty bonds
and other forms of tax-exemnt se
curities, was dismissed today hv the
supreme court on authority cited.
Wulder I'oe. Ilielong friend nf
late ex-president and soldier.
Twelve Witnesses Tell Their
Stories; Court House and
Grounds Are Patrolled by
Stories; Court House and;uVrcllS.l"M "
State TrOOperS.
Sohierville X. J., Kov. I'O ( bv the
4-esociated Press). The ease which
Special Prosecutor Wilbur A. Mott
u.. ,-,,,f ,,f ti.. oivuterv snr-
rounding the murders of I lev. Ed
'ward Wheeler Mall and Mrs. Klea
nor II. Mills hud I'm first official
Hiring today when 1- persons told
their stories to the Somerset coun
ty grand Jury.
Mr. Mott exp'ol to offer the
I evidence of 10 or more other wit-
nessos tomorrow. Three women are
sitting on the rrainl jury.
The proceedings today Were moi'e
I ban usually guarded. A siuad of
state troopers patrolled the court
house and .surrounding grounds.
A. J.. Cardinal, a New I Irunswick
newspaper man, was called to tell
how the bodies of the murdered
pair lay when he first paw them
stn tolled out under a c-rab apple
tree on the lonely Phillips farm.
As Cardinal testifir bis gestures
could h seen through the low win
dows. His story was to the effect
that he picked up letters and cards
about the bodies and held them
until the police arrived. Dr. K. I").
l.ohlein. a vetevnaria n. succeeded
him on the .wand.
Dr. T.oblein. :n acquaintance of
Mr. Hall, was the first to identify
the body of tho dead man as that
of the minister.
The third witness Wis (Icorge
Totten Somerset detective, whose
testimony was followed by that of
1'nniel J. Wrav and Prank Henier.
two more New Brunswick news
paper men. then IV T. Crinkling,
sheriff of this count'".
A stir was caused when Pearl
Itaiimor, who was with Kaymnnd
Schneider when the bodies were
found, came through an under
ground passage from the Jail to the
grand jury room She vvus on the:
stend about 15 minutes. I
, I r. V. P. Long, the Somerset
I county corner's physician who fail- !
led to report that Mrs. Mills' throat
hail been cut. was the next called.
Mr. Mott refused tn discuss Willi
" i""e i uis pians tor tomorrow s
session of (he grand inrv. nor'
would, ho say whether Mrs. Hall
would be a witness.
Washington. Nov. 20. Cordell i
Hull, chairman of the democratic I
national committee, In a statement I
said today: , I
"The first fruits of the recent
wide democratic victory at the polls
nro seen in the resignation of Tru
man II. dewberry, which amounts
to 'a confession of moral guilt of
the offense" charged."
"If Senator Newberry's resigna
tion," he added, "is the result of
administrative pressure and advice,
President Harding has made a
good beginning and is to bo com
plimented therefor."
Pittsburgh. Nov. 2". One of the
main shops of the Du'iuesup Steel
Foundry company at Kendall was
destroyed by fire tonlgh .
A preliminary estimate of the
loss, mado by an official of the
company, was $360,000,
The cause has not beenv ascer
tained. visible srrri-Y oh gkaix
New York, Nov. 20. The vis
ible supply of American grain
shows tho following changes
Wheat, increased 134,000 bushels;
corn, increased "95,000 bushels:
oats, decreased S4.000 bushels;
rye, decreased 1,4:10,000 hushels:
barley. Increased J420.000 bushels.
Walton Snyder Fires Once,
as Intruder Flees From.
Home; He Is Found Dead
in the Alley
Shortly after H o'clock l.iM uif-ht
a young man. not over 2ii year" of
age, lay dead In tin; funeral par
lors of Strong Brothers. 1
At 6 o'clock in the eveuin;;. I). :
V. Snyder and Mrs. Niyutr, left'
their homo at 1 0 V Smilh Fifth'
street, with tin ir son, Inidle;.-, Jr.
for the 1 'ark view apartui
moms ut.
'JUi Kat hi Ivor avenue
they were to nuvs dinner with
their Hon Walton, and his wife. f
tor dinner, Jntdp'y, Jr., who is ;
student at the
that In- would
.-tudy. This w;
ni i i'sity. d cidcl
Hum home to
shortly before 'J
Upon r'.irhii:g holm, he un
locked the front door and turned
on the porch light and the light in
the living room. As he walked in he
beard someone s loots. cpn. Know
ing that it could not he a member
of the. family, ami us he was not
armed, he returned ipiickly to his
brother's hou.se to till his father
that someone was prowling about
the house and suggested that they
return home. Mr. Snyder and his
son Walton went back and on
reaching the house,' Walton went
to the rear while his father en
tered i he house by way of the
front door. Me had hardly entered
when the intruder rushed u'
M,,...n.-I. H,o l.rtek duor. Y01110;
' e,.,rr.ni,,t..,i him t, ihrow
up his hands, but instead of obey- ,
ing, he continued to run, whore-1
, upon Snyder opened fire. He fired
I once, tint trie man ran uirougu me
I neighboring yard and huo the ad
joining alley, where lie fell nmitn
i iiijj. A neighbor of the Suyders
' lime to inquire what the dis
turbance was about, adding, "There
is a man moaning In the alley."
When tho man was reached hf
was dead.
In his attempted esrape, tho bur
glar dropped a gunnysack contain
ing some or the loot with which
he made his getaway, consisting- of
large pieces of silverwaru which
he had taken out Of the dining
room. A number of other pieces
were found strewn about in the
kitchen. An hour Inter, a meat
ax which the robber had left be
hind was found on a bed. 'i'his is
The police, responded to u call
!,, 10 ih.lv norl lir. I.ovclnce was
. also summoned, but when he ar-
i rived he pronounced the man dead.
j ' ' Uiie of tho remarkable featurev
of tho case is thai, although tn
younger Snyder, when he entered
the house, turned on the light and
I ti-iw.n lie lei't tn snuoiion IiIm father
ut. a distance of one mile, he left
the light burning, the burglar was
Mtill al work.
About, a half hour before the at
tempted robbery at tho Snyder
house, Iho police department re
ceived a call from lliu homo of J.
K. I'lilbTton, where, according to
young Fullertou. he discovered a
man in the shed in the rear of his
housu. He noticed that tbo screen
door had been cat open, and. it is
said, struck tin; utranger as ho was
making his departure, lie tarried
only long enough to pick up his
hat" which ho lost in tho scuffle
and then ran toward Thirteenth
street and disappear "d. The police
were promptly notified but, after
a tour of the neighborhood, failed
to find him. His description tal
lied exactly Willi that of the young
man who. within an hour after, lav
dead. The only mark of possible Identi
fication found in the clothing of
the dead man was a memorandum
contained in a little hook. U read;
"Hotel Waverly 1X3S Larimer by
Knoll." He wore regulation army
bronchi s and loggings, a silk shirt
and an army hat. In one of the
pockets was found a gold watch
which belonged to l.utdley Sny
der. Jr.
The dead man Was about -.
years ol, five feet and ten inches
in height, clean shaven and had
light brown hair. At a late hour
last night he was still unidentified-
; Harding Will Also Submit
His Selections tor borne
of the New Judgeships
Recently Created
Washington. Nov. 20. President
Harilintr is expected to send to the
senate within the nest few days the
namn of a successor to William t
Day. an associate justice of the su
preme court and also submit his
selections for come of the more
than a score new district judge
ships recently created by congress
to relieve the congestion of busi
ness in the federal courts through
out the country.
Administration officials have
stated thnt should Justice Pitney of
tho supreme court be retired by
congress because of physical disa
bilities it would bo reasonable to
expect the president to select a
democrat to succeed him or Justice
A new name was added today to
the list of those presented to the
president for consideration in con
nection Willi existing the prospec
tive supreme court vacancies, that
of Pierce Butler democrat, an at
torney of St. Paul, Minn.
Among other names suggested to
the president for the supreme
court ure those of Circuit Judge
Francis K. Baker ut ChicaKo;
Judge Phillips of Texas and a num
ber of democrats, mostly senators.
Including Underwood of Alabama,
Shields of Tennessee. Walsh of
Montana and Pomereiie of Ohio.
Former Solicitor General John W.
Davis of West Virginia is also said
to have been widely endorsed for
the supremo bench,
Activities! Partial
Its Jurisdiction in
Strikes, Depend
Upon Decision
plaintiff Charges That the
n..i i. iii'ii i .
ty to Nullify Contracts
Entered Into
liington, N'ov. 2if. The fu
ture activities of the United States
Itailroad Labor hoard, particularly
the scope of its Jurisdiction in tho
settlement of impending railroad
labor strikes, will be dependent:
upon the derision of the supremo
court to a Vase brought by tho
Pennsylvania llailroad company,
which the iron ft announced today
it would review.
Winning in the I'nited States dis-
tl'iet court ill Cliieat'o in its eh-il-
! lenge of tho authority of tho rail
road labor board to enforce an or
der requiring railroad officials to
confer with delegates from labor
unions as representatives of their
einployi s in the negotiation of
rules and working conditions, the.
I Pennsylvania
railroad lost in thu
seventh circuit ceur. of appeals
to which the government carried
tho case. Tho latter court held
that the board, having fixed wag
es, could later take up the subject
of rules and regulations. The Penn
sylvania railroad contended that
tlie railroad labor hoard was with
out authority to nullify contracts
it had entered into with its em
ployes, which were in full force
and satisfactory to both employer
and employe,
, Hevlcw OpiHisod.
Iteview of the case by tho su
premo court was opposed by thu
government on iho grounds that
the question raised by the railroad
company were moot, the shop
crafts strikes, out of which the
controversy arose, having been set
tled. Objection to tho filing of tha
application by tho railroad com
pany for the review- of the case
was also urged on tho ground that
the papers had not been filed in
tho supreme court within the timu
allowed by law.
The Injunction granted by thi
district court, which iw. now in.
force, notwithstanding1' the- reversal
of its decision on point of law by
the circuit court, hud the effect.
the government asserted, of virtu
ally exempting iho Pennsylvania
Kallrnad company utul nil its cm
ploveH of every class from tho
jurisdiction of the labor board.
$106.08 AS DAMAGES
Pittsburgh, Nov. 'JO. The Penn
sylvania system which recently an
nounced its determination to fila
counter suits against motorists
seeking damages as a consequence
of collisions .won its initial case in
county court here today.
on December 2.1, 11(21, a Penn
sylvania, flyer hit an automobile,
belonging to C ,1. Jt.umsey of Se
wickley, near Iiixmont. Hanisey
sued for $3.1)00 damages, claiming
his ma chine was wrecked. Thu
railroad countered with a claim for
$100. OS. The jury returned a ver
dict for the defendant.
The Pennsylvania offered testi-
mony to show tho crossing gaterf
were closed and that liamsey. una
ble to stop his machine, crushed
through them. Damages wer,
sought as follows:
Shanty, $72.20.
Crossing gates. $1.5-.
Danger sign, $9.r..
Locomotive, $21.40,
(lallup. N. M., Nov. 20. The
newly elected officers of the Mc
Kinley County Chamber of Com
merce are as follows: !. W. Cur
tiss, president: J. J. Ki'k. Horace,
Moses and S. F. Stacher. vice
presidents: J. W. Chapman, treas
urer; If. L Plienieie, secretary.
The board of directors is: C. li.
P.ellmiiino, J. W. Chapman, ;. W.
Curtiss, J. J. Kmmons, Dr. J. W.
Hannett. J. J. Kirk. Horace Moses.
D. Hollie, T. It. Seymour. T. F.
Sinalling, S. F. Stacher and B. I.
onni:ui:i to oal i nxns
Washington. Nov. 20. Four rep
resentatives of the department of
labor were ordered today to the bi
tuminous coal fields of Somerset,
county, Pa., where from 40,000 to
'iO.OOO workers still are on strike.
Tho men still out', it was stated,
were left out of the coal setlement
niado last August.
Scores Fourth Straight Vic
tory Over German Star in
Championship Contest
Held at New York
New York. Nov. 20. -W'tllio
Ifoppe, former champion scored
his fourth straight victory toduv
in the international 18. 2 talk
lino billiard championship by de
feating Erich Hagenlacher, Ger
man star, in a close jimtch, 6(."J
to 402. The result assured Hoppe,
who has but one more match to
play, of nt least tie m the
tournament, f

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