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Vol,. MXXV. No. 58.
Albuquerque, New Mexico, Monday, November 27, 1922
rim: iivt: cents.
Mass Funeral For the Men
Killed at Madrid Last
Saturday Afternoon Will
be Held This Afternoon
One of the Victims Had Ar
ranged to Bring His Wife
and Children From Ireland
Early Next Spring
Special to The Journal
Madrid, N. M.. Nov. 2G. Bodies
of the seven minors, killed when
gas ignited in tho Albuquerque and
Oerrlllos mine, here Saturday af
ternoon, are to be buried here Mon
day afternoon at a mass funeral.
Five of tho dead miners were re
covered from their 4000 feet deep
tomb Saturday and -the two others
were recovered Sunday, following
)' an ail night working of rescue
crews oaiuruay iiifciu.
The dead are:
ALLOC BROWN, foreman, aged
35; survived by a widow and two
children now in Belfast, Ireland.
44; survived by a widow and four
4S; survived by a widow and four
2S, survived by a widow and two
GIL UUIKGO, 30; survived by a
widow and one child.
JACK O'l'KY, aged 28; single.
ANDREW KLASS, aged 52; wid
ower. Families of all of the dead, with
the exception of Brown, lived in
the mining camp of Madrid. Brown,
who Is a native Scotchman, had
been in America for a couple of
years, working to save enough
money to bring over his family.
Last week he made final arrange
ments for the arrival of his wife
and children from Ireland In the
early spring.
Thirteen other miners, working
in the sume mining section in the
anthracite mine number four, wer..
hurried to Albuquerque and all
were expected to live. Ta major
ity ot them wero goveroH- burned
. by the explosion and one miner
was thrown against a coal car and
had both hips broken.
The injured men, now in Albu
querque are: GriKweldo Rodri
guez, Rutilo Cassias, Flnrenclo
Pcrea, Thomas Knybal, Esequel
Carriilo, li. II. Self, Solomon Bal
donado, Daniel Garcia, Joso de
Luz Campa, Soloman Narvaiz, A.
G. Armijo, Juan . I'erca, Thomas
Mares, Charles Liesse.
The explosion, which caved in a
75-foot passage in the sixth of tho
seven underground levels, was
scarcely heard outside the one pas
Uno of the less severely wounded
men managed to get to a telephone
and 'called the main office before
anv news of tho disaster hud reach
ed tho .'surface. Rescue crews were
immediately sent down and the
inino ventilation restored within
ten minutes after tho enll, accord
ing to Superintendent lluber. The
injured men wero rushed to first
aid help find then sent on the
mine's private ruilway to Waldo,
where train No. 1 was flagged.
They were all being treated In Al
buquerque hospitals by 8 o'clock
Saturday night.
The explosion caused no panic
in the community. Before fami
lies of tho miners l)ad learned of
the disaster, practically the men
and bodies had been recovered and
identified. Although news spread
quickly throughout tho four mines
of tho camp that there had been
an accident, the majority of the
mon underground kept stoically at
work until quitting time when the
"man car" came down for them.
There was so little damage done
to the mine proper that work will
be resumed Tuesday morning, fol
lowing the funerals.
While there was a feeling of
deep sympathy among the miners
and officials for the bereaved fam
ilies, old timers in Madrid and
veterans of many other mlno disas
ters, casually referred to the acci
dent as "the quickest, cleanest ex
plosion" they had ever ' known.
Attempts were being made Sunday
to determine the exact cause of the
gas ignition but no theory had
been substantiated. It was thought
possible that a flint-like spark
may have been struck, thus Ignit
ing the gas.
The Saturday explosion was the
first disaster in Madrid since the
White Ash mine explosion when ap
proximately twenty men lost their
lives, nearly twenty years ago.
Los Angeles, Nov. 26. The body
of Miss Margaretha Lins, 55, form
erly of Chicago, was found In her
home here today by friends who
became alarmed at her absence
since last Tuesday and commenced
a search. The police report that
Miss Llns, who Is said to be
wealthy, committed suicide by tak
ing poison.
Denver, Nov. 26. New Mexico
and Arizona: Fair Monday and
Tuosday; not much change in tem
perature, XJOCAh Kl-'I'ORT.
- Conditions for tho twenly-four
hours ended at 6 p. m. yesterday,
recorded by the university:
Highest temperature .- CO
Lowest 29
Range ,, 21
Mean , 39
Humidity at 6 a. m , ... so
Humidity at 6 p. m B0
Precipitation ' o
Wind velocity 10
Direction of wind Vest
Churacter of day Clear
Leader of the Socialist Party
Makes His First Public
Speech Since His Release
From Prison
Chicago, Nov. 26. (by the Asso
ciated Press) Eugene V. Debs,
leader of tho socialistic party, made
his first public speech since leav
ing Atlantic penitentiary here today
and was given an ovation that de
layed the start of his address for
more than an hour.
Hundreds stood outside tho hall
for hours after fire guards had
limited the audience to 4,000 peo
ple. Jean Longuet, French socialist
in whoso honor the meeting was
held, was overshadowed by the
demonstration accorded Dtbs.
"I am Just recovering from the
effects of a speech I made almost
four years ago," Debs told the
"It was a record-making speech.
I began it at Canton, Ohio and fin-
ished it at Atlanta penitentiary. '
Nothing to Regret
''But there is nothing to regret.
I opposed tho war and I still op
pose war.
"I would not go to war at the
command of any capitalistic coun
try on the face 'of this earth, i
would have saved the lives of 60,
000 American boys who perished
on the battlefields ot France to
create 30,000 new millionaires in
this country.
"I spok3 at Canton from a deep
sense of conviction, and, after all,
ten years have very modest sense
for having an opinion of your own
in the United States."
Ignoring the fight of the social
istic party leaders against the I. NV.
V communism and the Russia
soviet government, Debs, declared
himself a citizen of the world and
embraced all three In tho ranks of
"the defenders of free speech."
"Out ot trio war," he said, "one
great good came, quite unexpecteJ
to the ruling classes ot the world.
That was the soviet republic."
Praises Communists
He praised tho lit communists
including William Bros Lloyd,
whose conviction under the Illinois-anti-syndicatlism
law was upheld
a few days ago. He attacked
"governm-nt by injunction" and
said that if ho had been in Chicago
when the recent rail strike Injunc
tion was Issued he would have
"asserted my manhood by defying
it and the corporation lawyer-judge
that' issued tt' --:.-,.',
Jenn Longuet" clevofM most Of
his address to an attack on Georges
Clemenceau and the peaco treaty
of Versailles. Clemencenu. ho de
clared, "no more represents than
Mr." Schwab or Mr. Plerpont Mor
gan, represent the spirit of Amer
ica." ,
rnnw of Knropc's Flight
"The fundamental cause of the
t -i iu.. ; - "in ii-fA " lip
1( j
prtsent biiu.iu.il. I
r .I Hon ot the wa7until !
.... . - ......,.. mon r i.r
that time.
The prolongation or war
T-nnsruet said, "and the refusal or
the governing classes to try and
reach any peace ny negotiation
their obbstinate policy of the
knockout blow system, their refus
al to accept, more especially during
the year 1917, the various propoR
als'trying to meet the possibilities
of peace, have naturally led Eur
ope to a mad nationalism."
Position of the United States
On Turkish' Capitulation
- . .
Is in Line With France
and England
Ijausanne, Nov. 28. by the As
sociated Press-. The position ot
the United States on Turkish cap
itulations will probably be found j
to be not essentially different from
the French and English positions,
particularly tho French, when the
time comes to discuss that deli
cate topic.
All the great power undoubt
edly will follow America's lead in
insisting that foreigners accused
of crime 'shall still come to trial
before foreign courts In Turkey
and that foreign, or at leasSt mixed
tribunals, shall have Jurisdiction In
property dispute involving for
eigners. It seems likely that France will
propose the establishment of Juri;
dlcial guarantees as a substitute
fo rcapitulatlons touching on Jurl
dlcial privileges elijoyed for
eign residents.
Franco has a large Moslem pop
ulation In her North African col
onics, who were loyal to France
In the great war, and she had
logical reasons for Inslst'ng upon
equitable trw'ient . f he Mo
hammedan po, ilation at this mo
ment when Turkey's polMlcal stat
us In the world Is definitely fixed
at Lausanne. Like the United
States, however, France probably
will not submit to having her cit
izens tried by Turkish courts,
which ure essentially founded on
Moslem laws.
When it comes to the taxation
of foreign property and the fix
ing of tho customs tariff, France
probably also will be found ranged
beside the American position.
France 'will undoubtedly propose
some plan whereby foreign prop
erty In Turkey will be obliged to
contribute some revenue to tho
Turkish state and an Impartial
International examination of the
Turkish customs tariff problem,
like that accorded China as the
outgrowth of the Washington con
ference, .
"Tiger" Leaves New York
For Chicago, Where He
Is Expected to Arrive
About 3 o'clock Today
Former Premier and Colonel
House Review Together
the Effect of the Speeches
Made so Far
'New York, No. 26 (by tho As
sociated Tress). Georges Clemen
ceau, war time premier of France,
turned westward with renewed
confidence in bis success as mes
senger of France to America.
The nrivutn oar' "Bethlehem."
i the Tiger's traveling lair, left the
Pennsylvania station at 6:05 to
night, bound for Chicago, where it
is expected to arrive shortly afte;
3 o'clock Monday afternoon.
The Sl-year-old statesman, after
conferences today with Colonel
House, whoso guest ho is in Amer
ica left the east with plans for a
changed technique In the accom
plishment ot his mission.
For rc vera I hours today Clcmen
ceau and Colonel Ifoui-e reviewed
together tho effect of tho speeches
made so far. Just what changes in
manner or maferial for future ad
dresses resulted from the confer
ence was not made known, but it
was indicated by friends that the
Tiger had acquiesced to tho advice
in regard to -Important changes of
one kind or ahothcr.
Clemenceau began the one day
intervul in N'w York between his
return from the Yale-Harvard foot
ball game and thp departure fov
Chicago tonight, with an achieve
ment of the remarkable. The pri
vate car In which he spent tile
night milled into thp Pcnnsylvairia
station shortly after a o'clock this
morning, and, despite tho unvaoid
ahlp clamor of the bis station, the
Tiger slept extremely late for
him. It was nearly t o'clock be
fore he awoke and demanded onion
souu and boiled pegs. ,
Larly callers nt the private car ,
were Miss .Anne Morgan, chairman;
"t- U'v ;i J( I K.U II UUiIIJIIIIIItU I'M '
devastated France, und Mrs. Nor-'
man Like, :
"Ui..U"',' t't'oriioou. 1ciw:B-.;
ceau, unheralded, sfeppi-d from, an '
automobile at the tomb of Cront'
on Riverside drive. Almost un
noticed, at first the party entered
the edifice ami the former premier
of France stood uncovered while
a wreath was placed upon the sar
cophagus. As pleased as any boy, flenien
ceau later wandered ornun.l the
aquarium at the Battery for an
lie insisted
upon seeing
--- ... ..i wi jn. ,iiho.-.
pvprv v'ii-,ti.,. tt l..l. .it i.. ..
' . two
to say about nearly ah of them
The tour of the city, his visit of
Grant's tomb and t)1 entertain-!
ment offered by the "Fish theater";
left the Tiger in high splnts. lie1
returned with his party to the pi-f- i
vate ear shortly before the hour!
scheduled for donVt lire and .le-1
manded food. Friends who had !
accompanied him through his slay, j
declared that ho was in bettor
health today than at any time since
his arrival in this country. I
I Athens, Nov. 25 (by the Associ
ated Press.) The trial of former
i cabinet ministers and others
charged with treason in connection
I with the defeat of the Creek army
;by tho Turks Is reaching its lust
stages. The lust'two days were
spent by counsel for the revolu-
jtlonary eommitteo in addressing
tho defendants nre 'BUmy as
clinre-ed 'r.l,,,, ,....w,...ii.
were given over to the pleading by
lawyers for the defense. A verdict
will be rendered probably early
next week.
A ministerial crisis lias arisen in
congruence of the declaration of
tha British representatives against
tenre ng!,jnfit tlle accUf!ed. The of
tne imposition of the death sen
ficials of all the other countries,
except France, have orally sup
ported the Hrltlsh. Tho revolu
tionary committee holds that the
verdict of the court must be car
ried out, no matter what it is, '
Orsk, Russia, Nov. 20. Efforts
are being made hero to revive the
western asla cattle trade of the
days before the war. Then there
were' cattle kings among the no
madic, tribes who possessed as high
as 30.000 head of stock, cows,
steers horses and sheep, and the
entire country was given over to
cattlo raising and the production
of grain.
But today these herds have been
so reduced that the owner who has
even a hundred head considers
himself fortunate. The Orsk tan
neries, In the old days, used to turn
out hundreds of thousands of hides
annually, but this industry today
is at a standstill because of the
slump n cattlo raising. As a re
sult there Is much unemployment
In the district, and scarcely enough
grain on hand to last the people
half through the winter.
Dublin, Nov. 29 (by the Associ
ated Press.) Father bominlc, who
was the spiritual adviser of Ter
ence MacSwIney, lord mayor of
Cork, when he died of hunger
strike, Is a passenger on the White
Star liner, Adriatic, bound from
Queenstown for New York. Ills
destination is Dominican House In
Oregon. . , '
Whole Family Believed Victims
of Wholesale Poisoning Plot
W 1
S 2 ' r
lop Mrs. 1 loivnct. Henderson; .r
' Jlcn.lcrson; KIK-ii. ago
v?J:ii0:h:-''X:.: iv';'?''' .'' '-'v':.' ':;'i''''s::..:'ii:;:'':''' '':' ''' ' i
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Partial solution of the mystery I father, mother and four small
suiToundiiig the snuffing out llehir.lwrf-J.-i8 expected to come
lives git!v;,.JMm-a famtly . ct ,J.cviln,-from -. nuniiiiiiU..ii-. HaJ., -w-
Henderson, Lancaster, Obi., gans of the victims, at Columbus,
- '
Question as to Whether Chi
cago Will be Allowed to
Sharethe Honor Will be
Decided Later
Chicago, Nov., 2-1 iby the Asso
ciated Pressi. Iowa and Michigan
i were left the outstanding claim
ants of the football titlo in the
I western conference by the closing
'games of the season yesterday in
which Chicago, the only other con
tender, was held to a scoreless tic
by Wisconsin.
Iowa ended, lier season with a
37 to 3 victory over Northwestern,
while Michigan was defeating Min
nesota, 1(1 to 7. In the other tames
of the day Indiana and Purdue tied
for last place by playing each other
tn a 7. to 7. tie and Ohio defeated
Illinois, (1 to a.
, The uiiistiou as to whether Chi
cago will bo allowed to stu.re the
title with Iowa and Michigan Is one
unit probably will not he decided
until conference, authorities-' have
an opportunity to meet and discuss
tne Question.
Some observers arguo that since
Chicago did not Iorb a game, the
Maroons still have a l.OOo per cent
average In spite of yesterday's tie
game, while others sav that by
failure to defeat AVIsconsin, n twice
defeated team, Chicago failed to
show the strength displayed by
Michigan and 'hereby was elimi
nated from tho race.
Berlin, Nov. 26. Despite the loss
of 7.400 kilometers (about 4.595
miles) of railroads as a result of
tho war, Germany still maintains
her pre-war position as having the
largest railway system in Europe,
according to figures announced
here. Her total distance is given
as 67,515 - kilometers, ranking
fourth in the world, the United
States having 426,522 kilometers;
Canada and Newfoundland 64,012.
and British East India C8,45H
Tho distance in kilometers of
other nations' railways Is Veporte.1
ag follows: Ruropean Russia, ap
proximately 67,000; France 5:1.561,
including approximately 2.000 m
Alsace-Lorraine; Great Britain,
39,372: Australia. 38. 071; Argentina,
37, 206; Brazil, 2S.128; Mexico. 25.
492; Italy, 2Q.11 8 : South African
Union, 18,408; Central-Asiatic Ru8
Ma and Siberia 17,336; Poland,
15.829; Spain, 13.350; Kweden, 15,
061; Japan, Including Korea, 11,
535; Czecho-filova kin. 1.1,644: Ru
mania, 11,678; Relgii'-ti. 11,093;
China,, 11,001; Ju go-Slav la, 8,955;
Chile, 8,531; . Hungary, '7,052;
Egypt, 7,022; Austria, 6.32G, and
Switerzerland, 6,345.
London, Nov. 26. The Cunard
line steamer Aquitanla has crossed
the Atlantic fifteen times during
the past summer at an average
speed of 22.25 knots an hour. Since
May 1 she has carried over 21,000
nsfr: &it fWiww P.
i nttv'-if Wi'iTr, Jn.Hii-Min'
husband', 1,-vln Henderson. Ib low, left 1 rMit
sov.-ii; Maine, ago four, and Helen, age sZ
Ted Muller and Leo Lorenzo
Ins. "r. rtrl , , i i M l rn A f
mi e viicti yeu vvhii en
tempt to Burn an Ice!
Plant On Friday Night
isr-pcir. t The l.mrm.l.
Santa Fe. Nov. 26. Ted Muller
and Leo Lorenno, two young men
residents of Santa l-'e were arrest
ed and lodged in tho state peniten
tiary here Saturday night under
complaints issued by the district
attorney's office, charging theni
with an attempt to burn an ice
plant and ice cream factory Friday
night. Muller is a son of Capt.
Fred Muller, deputy state land
commissioner and was an employe
of the boiler room at tho plant.
Lorenzo has a painting and paper
hanging business in partnership
with bis father.
Tn the last few months Santa Fe
bar had a large number of fires
believed by the fire department
to have been of incendiary origin.
They Cover Largely the
Zone Which Suffered
Most From the Tremors
of Some Two Weeks Ago
San Ulego, Chile, Nov. 26 (by
the Associated Press.) Another
series of enrtln tremors has shaken
very considerable area along the
Colon coast, coverlngly largely tho
zone which suffered most from the
earthquake of two weeks ago.
A strong shock was felt at 8:50
this morning. It lasted about a
minute but did no damage. Na
tional telegraph" advices report n
shock nt 8:50 at Vallenar, which
assumed the Intensity of a quake,
tho walls of several houses falling.
The residents were panic-stricken,
but so far as known there were no
casualties. .
Advices from Huasco timed 9:40
reported the sea coming over the
lowlands steadily, but later ndvices
reported that it had subsided to
normal level, - -
At Copiapo,' which suffered seri
ously in the previous earthquake.
(wo strong shocks were ten today
between 9 and 10 o'clock, the seis
mograph at the Lyceum registering
an earthquake Of seventh degree
intensity. A few walla- leu.
La Serena, Camola, Vicuna,
Mlncha, Ovalle and Patria were all
In the line of the tremor, but no
great damage was done.
Macon, Oa. Nov. 26. The first
November snow in many years fell
hero this morning.
i.i.iIT , i
Haliy Christina
lit is bni-ved the lanulv died
from effects of poison intentional-
I n- ailmiiiliere.! Th fjiin-r- hud
i asked for tests of food
Harvard's Comeback After
Being Defeated by Brown
and Princeton Is the Most
New York. Nov. 26 thy the As
sociated Prt-SK). Three startling
reversals in form stood out today
in an analysis of Saturday's grid
iron events, as the climax to a sea
son already conspicuous for its up
sets in the dope.
Harvard, coming back brilliant
ly after reverses at the hands of
Brown und Princeton, otit-gen-e.-Mleil
Its traditional rival. Vale to
I A . i 3 uf.nr the P.llle had
been established generally tis a
Less prominent but equally s
sensational wero tho victories of
Detroit university over Washington
and .lefferson, 20 to 9, avid Dart
mouth over Brown. 7 to 0, at Bos
ton. VV. and J., regarded as one of
the strongest elevens In the east,
outplayed Detroit in nearly every
department of the game, only to
lose as tlle alert westerners profit
ed by intercepted forward passes
and fumbles.
Two other outstanding games in
the east camo close to increasing
the list ot upsets. Army the fa
vorite, struggled desperately in the
last quarter to snatch victory from
the Navy, 17 to 14, on Franklin
field, Philadelphia, while La Fay
ette, beaten but once since late in
tho fall ot 1920, met unexpected
opposition from its traditional
rival, Lehigh, and won by the slim
margin of a field goal.
The Harvard-Vale and Army.
Navy games, two of the cast's
greatest gridiron spectacles added
new glory,, from a playing stand
point, to the traditions surrounding
them. Both were spectacularly
fought, thrilling contests with
triumph for tho crimson and the
gray due largely to tho superior
field tactics
Harvard, as had been expected,
was outrushed bv Tale almost two
to one.' The Blue also uncovered
the most clever aerial attack of Its
history, but when within scoring
reach of the Crfmson goal. Its
punch" failed. Once, in the first
period, Harvard checked Tale's
rush within five yards of Its goal.
On the other hand. Harvard, dis
playing Princeton's characteristics,
soized its opportunity. Halfback
Owen -islng to heights of fame in
the first period by scooping up a
Yale punt and racing 47 yards to
Eli's three-yard line, from where,
a few moments later, he dove over
for a touchdown. Field goals by
O'Hearn, for Yale, In the second
quarter, and rtnffman, for Har
vard. In the final period, completed
the scoring,
ArWg victory over Navy came
after a slashing see-saw encounter
in which George Smythe, cadet
quarterback, furnished the out
standing Indlidual achievement
with a 50-yard run In the final
quarter that paed the way for the
winnlnr touchdown. Navy, which
outrushed the Army more than
two to one, took the lead In the
flnnl period, to w-ifi after the navy
had again forged to the front.
House in Which They Lived
Is Burned Over Their j
Heads; Man, Arrested,
Claims He Is Innocent
Ilrlstol, Tenn., Nov. James ,
W. Smith, 30, a grocer, his wife, i
llieir two-year-old daughter, Ruby,
land their niece, Mrs. licdline;
liurchfiold, and her son, Charles,:
13, were murdered hero early tliis
morning nml tho house in which
they lived but-ned over their heads.!
Ren Hiirehfielil, 41, husband nfi
tho murdered woman, was arrett
ed at Johnson City this afternoon
and is being held in connection;
with the crime. He protests his
innocence, but officers' say ills'
shirt and trousers wero covered,
with blood when ho was taken.
The crime was discovered about.
4 o'clock this morning when the
fire departmrn was called to the
combination resilience and grocery
store of Smith on State street.
The charred bodies of the five
were found In the ruins of the
structure. They evidently had been
beaten to death with an axe.
Burchfield and his wife had been
separated, and he Is said to have
made threats against her.
I sufficient orders are booked to
Real Fight Over the Subsidy, cnm;ry ll,i"mi,i",1c"i") otappmx-
a ... ,, Minutely this scale ot activity into
MeaSlire in the HOUSe IS. the first quarter of the new ear.
Expected During the Next
Three Days
Washington, Nov. L'U. Buffeted
back anil forth by three days; of
debate, the administration shipping
bill tomorrow will enter what is
generally agreed to bo its real
trouble zone in the bouse. It will
be taken tip under a rule permit
ting consideration of any germane
amendment und Indications are
i that a multitude of suclt Proposed
'change will be offered and dispos
ed of before, tho final vot Wednes
:' day nigh'. ,
! The real fight over the Measure
I; expected (101-111? the next three
Notwithstanding the prospect of
' deh.1 mined el't'orts to chaiigo the
Mil. Representative Mondell Wy
oming, republican leader, has as
sured President Harding tliat it
will pass the h.e -. by a eomforta
; Me. margin, and other proponents
of the measure have expressed the
: belief that. it. will go through with
out material modification. Those
opposed to tho measure, however,
assert that the administration will
need a full attendance Wednesday
, to avoid defeat.
Representative Edmonds. Penn
syb.iuia, und ranking republican
on the merchant murine commit
lee. has announced that he will
move to strike out the section giv
ing the (-.hipping hoard .juilisdietion
over eoaslwlso rates pending a
hearing on tho question, and Rep
resentative Dickinson, republican,
Iowa, has prepared an amendment,'
providing a compensation to pro
ducers at interior points whose
consignments are shiiipeti on ves
sels receiving government aid. Tn
some quarters this amendment Is
regaided as reflecting 'in some de
I gree th attitude of members of
:the farm bloc toward the meas
Oheyetiuu, Wvo.. Nov. if!. -Private
Fred Wolfe of the hospital
corps is dean at Fort D. A. Russell,
and two other soldiers tiro in the
hospital in serious condition as the
result, it is said, of drinking pois
onous liquor Saturday night. A
fourth soldier, whose identity is
withheld. Is In the guard house
pending Investigation of the case,
and on the theory that ho had the
Other Teams in the Confer
ence Rest in Anticipation
of Contests On Thanks
giving' Day
Kansas City, Nov. 26. The Uni
versity of Nebraska wm conceded
today to be tho leader ot tho Mis
souri Valley conference in football
as the result of its triumph over
Iowa State college of Ames at Lin
coln Saturday, 54 to 6. Drake,
which had shared leadership with
the Cornhuskers had defeated the
Iownns . 14 to 7. Nebraska and
Ames played the only conference
game yesterday. Drake defeated
Mississippi A. and M. at Starkville.
Miss.. 4 8 to 6. Other teams In the
conference rested in nnticipation
of Thanksgiving games.
Of the two conference games
scheduled for Thanksgiving, neith
er will have any effect on the lead
ership of tho conference. The
traditional clash between Missouri
and Kansas will attract much at
tention. Both teams are said by
their coaches to be In excellent con
dition. Tho other conference game will
be played -by Oklahoma and Wash
ington at St. Louis. Nebraska will
engage Notre Dome at Lincoln.
Neb., snd the Kansas Aggh's will
play Texas' Christiun at Manhattan,
Usual November Slackening
in Industrial Activity Is
Under Way; a Falling off
in Car Loadings
Automobile Output Is High;
About 217,000 Passen
ger Cars Were Turned
Out in Month of October
New York. Nov. 20. (by the As
sociated Press) Sibils have not
been wanted during the pant week
that the usual November i-lacken-ing
in Industrial activity is under
way. Railway car loading for the
week ended November 1 1 showed
a further frilling oft in traffic, al
though the total number of cara
loaded, !)54,000 exceeds the move
ment in the corresponding weeks
of 1!)21 and 1920.
Ono result of the Improved car
situation has been further gains in
soft coal production, which is well
established nt a rate appreciably
abovo 11,000,0111) tons a week. It
is considered that the danger ot a
fuel famine is past.
Steel production continues t.i
hold up remarkably well. The
country's mills are working at a
rate not far (jhort of 8 per cent f)f
capacity and the trade reports that
Pig Iron Prices
Pig Iron prices, along with those
of coal, are still tending lower, but
this is merely a natural sequel to
the abnormal scarcity situation
produced by the strikes. Prices
of finished steet snow little change.
This is due largely to the fact that
buyers feel apparently tlit prices
may go lower.
Automobile output also Is high.
Some 217,000 passenger cars were
turned out in October, an Unusual
ly largo number for this seaspn ot
the year.
In otton, a government report
of November 3 4 places the total at
Hint date at 8,S70,Ooo balest. wliic.lt
f.a- generally Interpreted! by HL
trado hs Indicating that the crop
I will turn out to bo In the neighbor
hood of ten million bales. Probably
as, a result of this conclusion th"
market was forced to absorb a.
largo volume of liquidation which
originated in speculative quartern
and tho prlnetpat futures fell below
25 cents. Before the week closed,
however, trade buying again np
piared and prices rallied material
ly. Wheat C.ivcs War
Wheat, alter early firmness, gave
way moderately, parlly In response
to apprehensions lest an easing In
the car situation might have an
unfavorable effect on prices. I:
Is realized that Inability to mors
grain has been delaying market
ing and that more cars are likely
to mean more grain at C e central
markets, with corresponding de
clines In prices.
Foreign buying, meanwhile, con
tinues light. Corn at around "0
cents a bushel Is approximately 50
per cent abovo the price of a year
Banking reports confirm tbn.ft
from industrial sources and point
to the conclusion that tho, peak of
seasonal demand has been passed.
Rediscounts with the federal re
serve banks fell rather sharply nn.l
the reser-'o ratio of tho system an
i a y-hole rose from i.i.2 pep cent to
76.7 per cent. Security prices con
tinued reactionary but there was
a tendency In some quarters to re
gard this as part of the oftcrmntri
of an overdone speculation for tha
Mexico City, Nov. 26. Felipe
Carriilo Puerto, governor of Yuca
tan and an avowed radical, has Just
been granted a leave of absence by
his legislature to permit him to
visit Russia and study bolshcvlsm
at first hand, according to the;
newspaper Excelsior. Yuertan ha
been frequently described as a
"miniature Russia" and Governor
Puerto as its Lenlno.
Gen. Jose Maria Sanchez, who ii
also on leave from his duties as
governor of Puebla, recently re
turned to Mexico from nn extended
visit to Russia and other European
countries. General. Sanchez was
granted an "unlimited leave" by
his legislature because ot his radi
cal tendencies.
Cologne. Nov. 26. Objecting ti
a wago of 23 marks an hour, tho
teachers In Cologne's continuation
schools have struck for more pay.
Similar action already had been
taken by the faculties of vocational
Institutions nt Duisburg and Essen.
The Cologne staffs Include
teachers from th'e public ' grade
schools, engineers and expert hand
workers. Some tlmo ago they were
conceded 63 marks an hour, but
their union alleges no nct.uni pay
ments were made at this rate,
' At the prevailing rate of ex
change, 3 marks means a wage of
less than 5 cents for an eight-hour
Paramaribo, Dutch Guiana, Nov.
25. (by the Associated Press 1 Tho
American seaplane Sampaio Vr
rein. bound from New York to Rio
Janeiro, left here at 9:10 o'clock
this morning for Cayenne, French
Guiana. When Lieutenant Illnton.
the pilot, made the take-off th
weather was cloudy.

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