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-5^'s i? You live in Central 1 :-'l Iowa Yon Can't Afford to Be Without the T.-R. VOLUME FORTY-SIX Governor Coolidge Points to Agriculture As Lead ing the\ Way. STANDARD FOR ALL OTHERS TO FOLLOW 4 *?•«$¥ Uninterrupted Production in Face of Adverse Conditions Saves Nation^ From Disaster—Agriculture Basic Aotlvit^ of All Mankind—Senator 7Harding Back in, Marion After Making^Twenty Speeches On Touiy. By Associated Presk i. Great Harrington, Mass., Sept. 30.— Governor Coolidge today set the farm before the country as a shining ex-, ample of the way industry and trans portation should fbllow to best work out the nation's economic future. Contrasting the uninterrupted pro ductiop of Che farm With conditions In other lines, the governor said a grave responsibility rested alike on managements and employes to bring their aotitties up to the farm st&n ""liairAvof continuous operation. "Thetja*!# before us," he said, "the most promising prospect -that ever lay before a nation. We can put forth our honest effort* and reap a great reword. We can act the part of eco nomic slackers and conscienceless profiteers and reap a corresponding harvest of destruction. The farm of ..the nation is setting a shining ex ample. Let the rest of .the country }Qok at it, appreciate it, and imitate it, and let everybody remember that so long as the farm prospers the na tlon can prosper, and that when the farm fails the nation fails with it." Governor Coolidge addressed a county fair crowd 5 $M,000,0$0,H'0I /, "Agriculture la the basic activity of all mankind*" tb* fovernor said.' "The yearly yalueof its products in this country reaches the stupenduous Stun of p^y our national debt. It replenishes the nation. WithoutIt our country #6l0af »erfn^i«n a day." Th$ goYetnjor concluded his ad dr«si:/with & discussion of in dustrial activities, illustrating the de pendent ielatlonship of one class to the other. Warding Returns to Marion. By Xssoclated Press. Mano|t, Sept. 30.—Back in Marlon after his second speakingtrtp, Sena tor .Handing went to work today on variolas campaign problems awaiting ^attention atr headquarters. Except for one or two motor trips .to ppeak at Ohio cities, he plans to remain here until Otft. 6. whefi he leave* for a swing into the. middle west C,, Twenty speeches were made by the senator during the three-day trip w:t and his-voice today showed the effect of the strain. One of the candidate's conferences today was with Senator A. B. Fall, of £Jew Mexico, chairman of the senate sub-committee which investigated Mexican affairs, and life went over the Mexican problem In detail dur iiig his ialk with Senator Harding. CLEMENCEAU HAT THE THING. Formed Premier's Style of Headgear New Worn With Evening Togs. By Associated 9cess. Paris, Sept. IB.—(Little did the former' Premier Clemenceau, when he i'journeyed to the front during the troubled d^.ys of 1918, think that the funny little slpuch hat that he wore .i on these occasions would become the special headgear to be worn with ev ening clothes.) The 'Clemenceau hat, however, seems destined to have a great future "Ever tfince th^ war men have been feeling1 the ne^d of a special head gear,'.' a prominent Paris hatter says. "The silk hat la .too formal the op era hat ijf too theatrical the bowler looks provincial and soft grey hata and straw hats are out of plaqe with evening dress, The Clemenceau halt which ik blaqk, light to wear/ easily transportable and capable., of being crushed Into an overcoat pocket in case of need, will solve a long felt want that %ell dressed men feel es nfcially since the war.** f^ -The Clemenceau hat occupies a ^prominent/place at thei.Leplne Exhi bition In the Grand Palais. LEONARD-BRITTON BOUT. "X Lightweightand Welterweight Cham pions to Fight in, Cleveland. By Associated Frees. Cleveland, Sept. 30.—'Benny Leon ard, lightweight champion, and Jack Britton, holder of the welterweight title, will meet at League Park to night in what is expected to be the banner boxing ever held in Cleveland. The bout is scheduled to go "ten rounds. Tommy McGinty, the matchmaker, wiH^ referee. Both men express thegaselves as In perfect condition. Leonard exposed to weigh about 136 pounds, ringside. The welterweight reported he would enter the ring at 145. Leonard was a ten-to eight fa vorite and betting was at odds of one tq, three that he would knock out Britton. MacSwiney Refreshed by Sleep. By Associated Press. London, Sept. 30.—Lord Mayoit^ ^facSwiney, of Cork, who today be gan the forty-ninth day of his Winger strike, slept frpm 9:30 o'clock last night to 30' o'clock: this morning 'Jt-- .. Shirts and Sugar Join Procession of Downward Prices By Associated Press. Troy. N. Y., Sept., 30.—dkrl & Wil son,^, one of the largest eonar and shirt manufacturers In the country, have announced reductions in the wholesale prices of shirts. The re ductions cover virtually every grade of shirt manufact/ure3 by the com pany knd range from $15 to (24 a dozen. About a week ago this company announced a reduction in the prices of collars. By Associated Press. New York, Sept. 3C.—The Federal Sugar (Refining Company reduced its prices half a cent, to the basis of 13 cents a pound for fins granulated. said a bulletin Issued by the Irish Self-Determinatlon League today. He had no sleep afterward and Beem ed somewhat refreshed this morning, but was extremely weak,'the bulletin stated. MUST PAY TAX ON BRIBES. White Sox Players May Go to" /Jail Unless They Paid. Washington, Sept. 30.—Should an investigation dlSttose that the Chi cago White Sox players who received money for "thwiwiiflf' the 1919 world series failed to make a return to the internal revenue bureau on these funds for purposes of taxes, prosecu tions will be Instituted. This was stated by George B. Newton, deputy commissioner Of the income tax unit of the buj-eau.-li, W Mr. Newton1 wild hitf office'would make use of the information brought, to light by th'e inquiry now being conducted at Chicago. f: "Investigation of tie 1919 Income tax returns of the players involved will be made," he said. "If apy ir reguiarities arev disclosed immediate steps for jprogecutlojp will be institu a Intentional evasion of the\ pro visions of the. income tax law is a criminal, offense.^ and is punishable by a fine of 91Mk0 Chicago, SePt- sufficient to or^imprisohment for one'year or bdth. SENTIMENT IN ROAD WQRK. Water From Roosevelt Spring to Moisten Last Foot of Highway. By Associated Press. 'JV 30-—Tvro Aorm bottles of water out of ^thg well at Sagamore Hill from which the lata Col. Theo dore Roosevelt obtained his drinking water have been brought here to jppisten the cement thi.t will com piefe'^e* nevr hljgrhway whlcn bears Colonel Roosevelt's nam'). The ce? ment t%e water will inol sten #111 be pplied by Gbverndr Lowden and will the,last foot,of tha road bet tween Michigan avenue, Chicago, and Wheaton. The oeremony will be held Saturday. WBMNW MEMBERS TO SUWALKI First Comntission to Inquiro Into In* ternational Dispute preated. By Associated Press. London, .Sept. 30.—The French. British and Japanese members of the commission named, by t^e league cf nations to investigate, thy PoJifh Lithuanian boundry dispute are pro ceeding today to Suwalki, where they will be Joined by the Its 1 an and Spanish members: It is expected that the commission will be ready to be gin work next week. The commission- is tha firrc ap pointed by the league of' nations to make a^flrst hand Inquiry ia%e any international dispute. MILLION DOLLAR FIRE AT GALVESTON sv. fv. Two Piers on Water Front Destroyed and Several Steamers arid Adjacent am a to a Other Commodities Go Up in Smoke—-Fire Under Conti^l. By Associated Press Oalveston, Tex., £ept. 30.—Fire, which broke out on the Gelveston water front early today, destroyed piers 85 and 37 and considerable ad jacent property, damaged several steamers, and consumed a large quantity of cotton and other com modities. At 6:06 a. m'. the fire was ^111 burnlngr but the Relief was ex pressed that it waa^-under control. The loss is in excess of $1,000,000. Fire Chief Ryan received a letter yesterday postmaHted from, some city in Canada, warning him that "you are to b,e destroyed." He says he took the letter to be the work of a crank. NAVY BALLOON HITS MOUNTAIN Dense Fog Causes DirigibleTtp'Spill Crew in Canon. 'By Associated Press. «Los Angeles, Sept. 30.—1The navy dirigible balloon C-6 became lost in a dense fog today while proceeding from San Diego to San ^edro to take part in some fleet maneuvers, land crashed into a mountain pjjak in the outskirts of Hollywood, spilling the cftr and its crew of five men about v200 feet down Laurel canon. Four men were hurt. XQNFESSES $20,000 THEFT. Joseph Conselbaum Tells of Robbing /Telephone Coin Boxes. By Associated Press. Chicago, Sept. 30.—Confession of Joseph Conselbaufti today disclosed that $20,000 had been obtained from coin boxes of the ^icago Telephone Company within the last six weeks, until the robberies were finally stop ped by a burgla_r-alarm attached to the lock of the coin-box, which rang a gong when a key was inserted. •Conselbaum is eaid to have con fessed that he* was a member of a Bans, each of whom possessed mas ter-keys to any coin-box in the fcity. .» wm In V? I *3*„ •.*-' "A" HOYNE DELAYS At f'H ,- p, State Attorney Forces De lay Pending His Return From New York. HAPPY" FELSCH TO MAKE CONFESSION Admits Share in Throwing World Series in '919—Two Members of New Y?rk Giants to Be Called Be for Grand Jury—Weaver Only One" of Indicted Players to Insist H« is Innocent. Chicago, Sept. 30.—Positive as surance was given today that the objections of State Attorney Maclay Hoyne will not interfere^ with the Cook county grand" jury investigation into the $100,* 000 world series baseball scandal. Chief Justice Charles W. Mc« Donald, who ordered the inquiry, will issue a statement iator in the day answering Mr. Hoyne's declaration that the actions of the grand jury have been illegal. Judge MoDonald conferred with Edyi*. J. Raber and other as sistant state attorneys who hive been working on the In vestigation before he began the preparation of his statement. Henry H. Brigham, foreman of the grand jury, was frank In his. statement that the investigation will be continued. "We are well on our way in threshing out this matter and we intend to go right along with it," Mr. Brigham said. Today is the last of the Jury on routine affairs. It is expected that tomorrow it will be em paneled as a special body. No "baseball" session is scheduled for today. Hdwever, It was "re ported that two other baseball players, members of the Cnjeaflo White Sox, have been negotiat ing to tell what they know of the world series plot, and it it} believed tha grand jury will make some kind of an arrangement to ear* for this contingency if the players desire to oonfeas. Fred McDonald's statement fol lows Sn part: The investigation in the base* b^ll scandal is to continue with* out interruption. The gram! jury becomes a special grand jury. The indictmenta will be returnee^ in the regular way. The' report that the state attorney is not working in harmony is unfound* ed. Perfect 4 harmony prevaile and the work of the) grand jury Is progressing. "There is no qifestion about law having been violated, that there was a conspiracy entered into in the Warner hotel in Chi cago to do an illegal act, and those guilty will be attended to. "In case others appear before the grand jury and waive im munity they will be subject tp prosecution the same as those jwrho do not appear." By Associated Press. Chicago, Sept. 3,0.—Further investi gation of the Chicago White Sox world series scandal was temporarily delayed today as word was received from Maclay Hoyne, state attorney, nojv In New York, to holch up pro ceedings until hie return. The grand Jury has completed examination of witnesses on hand and is awaiting the arrival of other baseball players and sporting celebrities who have been summoned. An official statement to the grand jury from "Happy" Felsch waa ex pected soon. He is understood to have confessed h}s share in the throwjng of the 1919 world series yes terd^y to newspaper men. Eddie Cicotte in his statement to the grand jury, said that Felsch re ceived $5,000 foj his share in the al leged conspiracy, but the statement^' credited to Felsch yesterday said that only one misplay could have ,been chargred to him in the series and that the muff of a fly ball was unintentional. Other Players Summoned. John, J. McGraw, manager of the New York Giants, who was expected by the grand jury yesterday, left for New .York, but waa expected to re turn Tuesday with Benny Kauft apd Fred Toney, members of his club. Kauff is alleged to have been In volved in "throwing" a game last summer on a deal with Heinle Zim merman. Toney's possible connection with the investigation waa not any nounced. Indictments, it was said, may be brought against three more ball flay ers and six or seven gamblers. Two of the latter may be a man named Brown, of N$w York, and "Sport" Sullivan, of Boston, who were named in the confession to the grand jury yesterday of Claude Williams as the men who paid over to hlrn the money for himself and Joe Jackson for their share in the world series "throwing." Weaver Says He's Innocent. The statement credited to Felsch said he was to get "Buck" Weaver to go to the state attorney's office and get thai with all this." Weaker so far has denied any par ticipation in "fixing" the series, but he was one of the players suspended by President Comiskey. Alfred* S. Austrian, attorney for the White Sox club, declared over tures had been made to him by some of the suspected players who have, not yet confessed but "wish to tell, what they know." National League Involved. The testimony of President John A. Heydler, of the National League, before the grand jury yesterday may also lead to the summoning of mem bers of the National League clubs, it was said. He told persons outside S ^ur V- .4 *g«r*'*3Cg &**, the grand jury room that he had talked freely concerning the clrcum stances which resulted last year in the release of Hal Chase. of the Giants, and Lee McGee. of th« Cub». He also said he submitted affidavits regarding the bribe controversy, be tween Rube Benton and "Buck" Her J!og. Benton already has been before the grand jury once and was told ho Would be called agai-n. ^fter his tes timony Benton declared he had been told by Philip Hahn. of Cincinnati, thfct Clcotte, Williams, Qnndil and Jackson were involved in "throwing" the 1919 series. HOYNE DOUBTS CRIME. State Attorney Appears to Be "drying to Prevent 'Conviction. New York, Sept. 30.—State Attor ney Maclny Hoyne of Chicago, who was at the Waldorf last nfght. ques tioned the actions of his assistants and the Cook county grand jury in voting indictments in the baseball scandal during his absence. "I am ttncertusn," he said, "whether any crime has been committed. I don't know anything about the stor ies of indictments which have ap peared in the newspapers, but I dq know that no indictmenta have been returned in court. "They may havt been voted, aa re ported. but an indictment is not an indictment until it has been returned In court." Doubts Confidence Game Charge. Mr. Hoyne did not go into details with regard to his fears' that no legal crime waa committed by the White Sonj)layjrs, but the tenor of his dis cussion indicated just this: The eight White Sbx took Yfeoney to "throw" ball games. They did "throw" the games, according to their own confessions. Therefore, was it any confidence game to obtain money under the promise of throwing games, when they actually carried out their part of the bargain? In other words, where waa the con fidence .game when the gamblers who gave up their mqpey got what they paid for? Hoyne Threatens Rebukes* Mr. Hoyne intimated that some body will be called upon the carpet when he getd back to Chicago. "When I left Chicago a week ago," he said, "I told my assistants not to conclude Ihe investigation until I re turned. 1 wired them four days ago again instructing them not to com plete the inquiry that had infor mation I had gathered In N«w. York and elsewhere. I also requested the grand jury not to take any action Until I returned." With regard to the rumored schisms among his office staff, Sir. Hoyne threw off all questions with this remark: "When the boss. Is away, miae-wlll play." "Absolutely no merer should shown to any eroclcmCMball player gambler, implicated in this s^Calr," Charles K, Stoneham, president of the New York National League *aetfr ball clulj declared today, wher^he ar rived here 'from Cuba. &nd learned of the indiotments of players and gamblers in Chicago. Mr. 3toneham declared reports of attempts to' bribe players on the Brooklyn team should be "given an immediate and thorough air^nf.^-u I• 'Mora Bribery Talk. New York. Sept. SO.—Wilbert Rob inson, manager of the Brooklyn Na tional League baseball club, called tbday on Charles H. Ebbets, presi dent of the xlub, to voice his objec tion to the proposal of District At torney Lewis, of Brooklyn, to ques tion the Brooklyn pennant winners concerning reports that some of them have been approached by gamblers in efforts to "fix" the. 1924 world series. Manager Robinson said he under stood Mr. Gewis had no substantial indication of such a development, and expressed reluctance to allow the district attorney to interrogate the men unless ,he had definite informa tion. vw After a conference this forenoon with Mr. Ebbets, Manager Robinson went to* the district attorney's office to discuss with him rumors of "fix ing." After conferring with Robinson Mr. 9bbets declared his club would' not ask the district attorney not to press his investigation. Mr. JEbbets as serted t^iat he "welcomed investi gation by any official or court in the country," and again expressed confi dence in the integrity of his play era 1 "Chick" Gandil "Surprised." Houston, Tex., Sept. 30.—"It is im possible for me to believe that Joe Jacksfm and Willfenys have said -what the newspapers credit them with say ing, eaid "Chick" Gandil in a state ment issued this morning in the hos pital at Lufkin, Tex., where he is re covering from an§ operation for ap pendicitis. NO RELIEF FOR TAXPAYERS. No Legislation Repealing Present Objectionable Laws Until March. Washington, Sept. 30.—It is now a practical certainty that there will be no ^eduction of federal taxes onjjusi neSsfor the calendar year of 1920, payable n^xt year, and that no relief can be expected until after the in auguration of a new president. Any changes in the law then effected will apply to the calendar year 1921. Altho agitation for repeal of tlio excess profits tax is increasing, lead ers of "both parties agree ^.there is little probability of any action in this' direction or in the ^direction of any other fundamental revision of the revenue laws at the approaching short session of congr©BS» which meets in December. While the administration and a majority of the-, republicans are in favor of repealing the excess profits Jax, the democrats and republicans are at variance on proposed substi tutes moreover, the republicans are insistent upon revising the tariff up ward for protective as Well as rev enue purposes if^any revision is at tempted. For these reasons any bill em bodying fundamental amendment which might be passed at the short session would be likely to be vetoed by President Wilson. Moreover, with the appropriation bills to 'be disposed of, there would not be sufficient time •f J" MARSHALLTOWN. IOWA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1920. during the short session to frame and pass any far reaching revision. Senator Harding intends, if Election of Harding nnd a demo cratic congress would put a crimp in republican plans for revision of di rect taxes downward and the tariff upward. inasmuch as the final date for the making of returns on taxes on pro fits and Incoracs of the year 1920 will have passed bofore the special kor sihn of next sprint? convenes, thero 1« scarcely any possibility of action affecting the'present y&r. The house was disposed to mal'e some amendments to the revenue Jaw at the session of la$t spring, lust re publican senate leaders refused to agree to such a ploftv believing that revision of both revenue and tariff laws should be delayed until after the inauguration of the next presi dent Late in the last session the house passed ft bill basfd «b rewHnniciKla tlcms of the treasury department amending the revenue law to'.s.'mp'i fy its administration. Kven this MIL which made no changcs.in tax ratei hj tfte ordinary run of taxpayers. STORM REACHES EAST. Warnings to Shipping on Atlantic Seaboard and Great Lakes. By Associated Press. Washington, Sept. 30.—Gales on tU* Atlantic coast from Hatteras to Maine and pn the Great Lakes this aftemooA and tonight were forecast by the Bureau. Cautions were sent to all shipping on seaboard. The atorma have been accompanied by rains, which were general today in the Atlantic states and along the gulf coast* There also were local mlns in the region of the Great Lakes. There were frosts aa far south as Oklahoma and in the up.jcr Missis sippi valley and upper lake region. ROLAND FACES GRAIN FAMINE. fwdlllmhttf Says It Must Have 130,t»0 TonMJ, S. drain. By Assoojated Press./ ... New Tdrk, Sfopt. SO.—Forty per ftcftt of Poland is with&ttf grain and farming Implements, as a result of tha Russian soviet invasion and too ei-bgequci.t eastwa-I ndvaicj or the arrn.es, according to A cable gram received todav by the J'oltel puvchaslng bureau hefire from tlu Po lish'food minister. C/ops in Poland are »xmwnelv poor this year owing W bad weather, Iho message ac'ded, and the fool minister 6u|d it wo'-ild be necessary for 150 (00 torts ot grain to be' shipped, jmmed iotely from the United H^uies. WHEAT FUTURES TAKE SLIDE. December and March Deliveries Off IV/2 and 91/2 Cents Respectively'. By Associated Press, Kansas City, Sept, W.—Wheat fut ures dropped 9% to 10% cents on the exchange here today., December der livery closed at' $2.10%, cents under yesterday's close, and March closed at 2.06^4, 9% cents down. WILSON RELEASED SMITH, ARMY BRUTE Former Lisutanant, Convicted of Brutal Treatment pf American 8oldier Prisoners, Completes Prison Term at Fort Jay—Term Was Re duced For Good Bfhavior. By Associated Press. Washington, Sept. 80. Former Lieut. Frank H. ("Hard Boiled") Smith, who was convicted by court martial in France for brutal treat ment of American .soldier prisoners and sentenced to eighteen months In prlaon, was paroled from Fort Jay, on March 20, and since that time his sentence, which was redu cd for good behavior, has expired, it was said at the war, department today. Smith began serving his sentence in France on Hay 29, 1919, and was transferred :to .,: v... *. Fort Jay on July 21, 1919. It was announced at the depart ment that because of his good be havior in pijison he was given a "home parole" after serving ten monttys. He was required to report to the milita.ry authorities monthly. Meantime his sentence was reduced to fourteen months, and "this expired last July 24. I Smith in Urbana Recently. By Associated Press. Springfield, O., Sept. 30.—Frank ("Hayd Boiled") Smith was in Ur bana. O., about two weeks ago, ac cording to advices from that city to day. Smith, it was said, stopped off at Urbana to see about an estate in which he had been willed some prop erty. Just before leaving Urbana Smith told friends he was going to Nacco, Ariz. Two Spates Show Increases. By Associated Press. Washington, Sept. 30.—Census fig ures announced today are: Kentucky, 2,416,013, increase 126, 108, or 6.5 "per cent. North Dakota, 645,730, increase 68, 674, or 11.9 per cent. Look Out. Mother—Johnny, if you eat any more you'll burst. Johnny Well, pass the cake, mother, and get out of the way. 1 MxEtt 2 V.'i e"l elected, to convene a special-session of con gre^s, probably in April, to enact a protective tariff and revise direct taxes downward. This will Involve consideration of repealing the excess profits tax and placing the revenue production on an entirely new basis. If Governor Cox should be elected and the democrats returned to the LENT HIS NAME A control of congress, revenue legisla- Agent Or ASSOCiated raCK tion. undoubtedly would be post poned until the new body convened. In the event the democrats should carry' the presidency but Ipse con gress, l^oth parties probably would rather lefeiBlate under Cox than under ing Company Offered Harding's Influence. SECRETARY WITT Ay PEDDLED LETTERS Introductions Signed by. Governor For Stock Salesmen Whom He Nover Had Seen—Salesman Makes Sensational Adrr.ission on Witness Stand—Governor's Let^-rs Declared Ho Knew Men to Wh.m Scsued. AB.iocia.ecl Prcns. Dor- Moines. Sc t'. 3».—His ex periences' as a stock talesman, hand-* iug Associated Fackifi-' Company stock in Benton county, were related today r-i\ H.iShurUefE, a dentist, in ,.4if^ro 'clv£*Hhip hearing on the com )ny'^ affairs today, £hunfr In answer 1 testified he became a a e.:nvtn whon told by promoters of was heUL up in th** senate A- Ho company of the prorUs to be nance committee, where It is now rrr.de. At ?jpe time he said the sales pending. rc said their kits" would be more It Is possible that the senate misht .-on'pkte v\\Uh evidences .of actual agree to pass this measure at the I -ales, A sroup or them then "sold" winter session,, but its provisions Uc', to eftch other, but no money would have no material effect upon banged bands. Photographic copies "f the contracts wt^re made and then added to the documents g^yen sales men the-witness said. "At another timo Shurtleff testified ho was asked hy (Jary Haynes one ot the salesmen, if he (Shurtlcff) did not want a letter from the governor. A little later-fiay^es took him to a *»otel introduced him to Charles Witt, hen_ secretary to the governor, and Witt handed him a letter on state stationary with the name of Governor Harding signed to it, saying that the governor "knew him personally," to questions by Attorney General Hav ner,_J3hurtleff said the 'governor would not know me h« met me on the street." Want to Reorganize Midland. By Associated Press. Sioux City, Sept. SO.—Stockholders of the Midland Packing— Company last night unanimously decided in favor of collecting outstanding sub scription notes due the company to pay its indebtedness of approximately brings those participating arrtmd to $1,000,000,, and "ptft" the Midland the same place. back in operation The company is in the hands ot a Special to Times-Republican. Sioux •City, Sept. 30.—A squad 8f police attended the meeting, fearing trouble, but everything was going dandy. One holder of a large block of stock Bitting so he could look over the room, said to his seat mate: "Take a look back of you at $8,000,000 worth 1 of suckers." A committee- of eight to hav^|cr°P- The great bulk olf the crop will charg^of putting the company back on its feet consists of the folowing D. C. Anderson, Alta W. R. Barnard. Sloane, Neb. Henry Peterson, Car roll Charles Horvell, Randolph Sondker B. W. Erickson, Alcester J. A. Pattke, Tabor, Minn. W. J. Van derhaar, Asp Crek H. A. Rhodes Lakefleld. ATTITUDE OF LEGION SAME. Executive Corrynittee Meets to Dis pose of Matters Referred to It. By Associated Press. Cleveland, Sept. 30.—The executive committee of the American Legion was in session here today to dispose of matters referred to it by the .sec ond annual convention, which ad journed here yesterday. The legion renewed its declaration of political independence reaffirm ed the cardinal principle that those who gave most should receive most from the nation restated its position in favor of an adjusted compensa tion reaffirmed its stand in favor of adeqqate national defense voted to continue the campaign of the Americanization commission, an^ "that the slacker must take the con sequence of his treason." Dismissal from office of Louis F. Post, assistant secretary of labor, for obstructing the enforcement of the alien deportation law, was recom mended in a resolution adopted by the new national executive commit tee, of the American Legion, held here today. The committee was elected at yesterday's closing session of the an nual convention of the legion. J. W. Calbraith Jrv of Cincinnati was unanimously elected national commander of the American Legion here yesterday at the closing session of its second annual ostovention. Gal braith received-the majority neces sary to choice on the second ballot, his closest opponents being Hanford McNider, of Iowa, and J. F. J. Her bert, of Massachusetts. Upon motion of McNider, seconded by Herbert, the election of Gal braith then was declared unanimous. URGES SHIP ACT CHANGES. President Wants Law Amended to Suit Foreign Nations. Washington, Sept. 30.—President Wilson, it was teamed yesterday, will send a special message to con gress pointing out how that body can accomplish "in a legal manner" the object it sought to accomplish thru, the Jones shipping act now annulled by him. He will recommend the act be re ferred back to the merchant marine committee of congress for such al teration as will authorize the state department to enter into negotia tions with the foreign nations that have commercial treaties in conflict with the interest of the American merchant marine. The message will be a defense of the president's act in refusing to obey the mandate of congress, it is JL Pit&hts V-' 5 :l I learned. It „will be admitted the president is without the right "to pass upon the legality of an act of congress,"" but will maintain he must be the judge as to whether or not an I act is worded in such form that it can be put into fttecution. It has been made plain the threats of impeachment by members of both senate and house have not been Without their effect upon the presi dent and high members of his ad ministration, and that efforts will bo made to avoicj such proceedings. It was pointed out today the presi dent does not propose to ret a single word he has spoken he Jones act. By resubmitting c'act to congres^ his supporters Ir 2 the time consumed in reconsiders c1will see the president out of offi1* Operating the law then/ de volve upon his successor. Secretary Colby stated only did the department o' two men to the office Jones and make protest rtqle 34 before it waa law, as stated exclusively Univer sal Service yesterday, but that he wrote a letter to Senator Lodge ex pressing diplomatic objections to that section. c-y not .e send 'Senator ^inst ar ted into It was admitted by the state de partment today that practically every European nalon now is in the busi css of abrogating commercial yreat- jfes Hes. The immediate cause of the presi dent's action against the Jones ship ping act, it was officially stated, was the treaty with Japan, which it was .said contains a. clause forbidding ter\ minatlon within two ^ears. In making this statement, a high iyovi il%f Careful persUal%f the treaty reveals that it may be abrogated in six monfhs' notice by either party to it. WOOL MARKET REMAIN8 DULL. Prices Lower, But Wool Does Not Move—Further Declines Foreseen. Boston, Sept. 30.—It appears as If the wool market had foreseen the eneral break in commodity prices during the week and is taking time u» passively watch its effect on the wool situation. Prices have gone down on wool as well as other com-* modities, but it is not moving the wool. Manufacturers are looking for a further decline, and the wool mar ket is stagnant. Boston is watching also the Lodon 3&les with the. keenest interest, both the London market and th£» Liver pool sales being regarded here as having had a depressing effect on Boston. In the more pessimistic cir cles it is contended that they have set Boston back at least three weeks. The general feeling is that the cut made by the American Woolen Com-' pany, waB not drastic enough, and that further declines, will be forced -by Indifferent buyers. Discussion in the Various wool houses always FROST NIPS LOWLAND CORN. jt J$prrts uU|| fouth Dakota and Nebraiki Report Heavy Frosts. By Associated Press. Sioux City, Sept. 30.—Heavy, frost was evident thruout northwest Iavva, northern Nebraska, and South Dakota this morning fields of corn oh low lands planted unusually late be cause of wet weather were dipped but this is only a small part of the whole be benefitted rather than damaged. FIELD CUTS PRICES. (Chicago Concern Reduces Gingham 1 Quotations 30 Per Cent. Chicago, Sept. 29,—Marshall Field & ,fo. report little, if any, improve ment in the wholesale dry goods business Nthis week. They have just cut their wholesale prices 30 per cent on ginghams and some, other lines of cotton goods, Recording to one of the managers, and reductions In other goods are certain to follow. HANDCUFFED MAN IN BOLD ESCAPE Albert Coflfad* While Being Taken to Prison, Leaps Into Crowd While Changing Cars and Makes Getaway With Irons On His^/Wrists—Had Broken Out of Jail iTwice Before. Special to Times-Republican. Iowa City, Sept. 30.—Albert Con tad, alias Frank Smith burglar and jailbreaker, escaped last night at Elmira from Deputy Henry Julius Tubor. who was taking him to Fort Madison to serve ten years for burg lary of an Iowa City grocery store. He had broken but of'tfie Linn coun ty jail at Marion twice. Conrad was handcuffed but leaped into a crowd while Tudor was changing cars. The officer fired several times after the crowd was cleared, but darkness pre vented effect. Bloodhounds scoured nearby fields and woods till dawn and a pos&e is searching today. Lenine Says Deputies Betrayed Italy. By Assopiated Press. Berlin, Sept. 29.—Charges by Nick olal Lenine, Russian bolshevik pre mier, that "the Italian proletariat was betrayed by Deputies Daragona, Tiirati and Modiglianla," which are printed in the FreiHiif, of this city, have produced a great stir among socialists here. The newspaper also prints an arr tide, written by Lenine, which was published in a newspaper of Mos cow, which says: "Events in Italy must open the eyes of eve,n the most obstinate. Turatt, Modiglianla and Dardgona are guilty of sabotage against the revolution in Italy at the moment when it begins to ripen." A ukase has been issued in Moscow accusing the Italian socialist leaders of treason. It bears the signatures of members of the executive committee of the third internationale. He Was Right. Here lies the body of William Day, He died maintaining his ri??ht 9f way William was right as he sped alons. But he's just as dead as if he'd been wrong."—Conveyor. W pq^TTpy WTZ Weather I^o^Iowa: Fair, Tonight and1* FridAy, With T10& REPUDIATES SOME DEMOCRATIC LAWS Cox 8aya Exoesa Profits Tax Statats Should Be B*|rttihrt demanded. ." "I would," replied the governor. Criticizing Senator Harding's league position the governor said: "Senator Harding has ieen speech^ less during the last few weeks on the league. He wants to keep Johnson and Borah, who. are against the league, and he wants to keep Taft and Wicke^sham, who afre for it." 1 INEFFICIENCY ALLCQKD. Chicago, Sept. 30.—Mlsman of America's ports is responsible fur the fact that her, power on tha seaa is secondary to that of Hintfan^ George F. Sproule, director of tha da* partment of wharves, docks and far* ries of Philadelphia* told the AmavU can Association of Port AuthorltiS* which opened its convention bfln to* day. .. The proposed nation^ waderway by the Great Xiakes* route and til* bovements to 'be made in tha Chi cago harbor are future sessions. KIRK HEARING POSTPOW1D. Supreme Court Delays Case to Glvs Havner -More Time. SpeclaJ to Times-I^ppublican. Dee Moines, Sept. 10.—The liib— corpus case of Byrl C. Kirk, set for a hearing before the supreme court today to determine the jurisdiction of the municipal court In a matter, was continued by the high court until Oct. 19, on Request of the attorneys general for time in which to prepare irk is wanted in Nebraska and is also accused of holding up a jv vvelery store in Marshalltown. He.is being held till the time set. COLD WEATHER STOPS GAME.. League ame Between Clevejand *nL Detroit Postponed, Rock Island Road Gets Big Loan. By Associated Press. .1 NUMBER 233 0 VOTING WI Democratic Nominee Sa fa He Would Have Vote$4 I Dry on Saihe Bills. ftiippasts Tax on Volume of Bualnaais W»« Conoerns—Questioner In Audlamc Seeks To Draw Out Candldolafe Viewa on Liquor Qu^tion. 1 By Associated Press. Hutchinson, Kan* Sept. BQj ernor Cox,'democratic to* la red today that he would voted dry on prohibition 1mA1HmiI acting under the same droumstMMWP aa Governor Harding, hla rapufcUoft* opponent, whom the (OTVBOf Aft* clared "had voted thirty-two UoMi wet and two times dry.* The candidate's first/ addraas vtl at a chamber of .commerca breakfMfc where he talked taction, urjrad a federal budget system and Adoption of the league of natlona oornaai War taxes, especially the PI9* fits tax, were In urging adoption* of tba federal budget system Governor Cox said tha governmental 'bureaus at Washington had learned, much thru contact with business during the war, and saW the necessity for better system in hand ling the government's finances. In place of the excess profits tftTi the candidate recommended a tax of from 1 to 1% per cent on the volume, go in us in on Accuses Harding' of Vo«ng Wet. Another address was delivered in the auiitorifim wh?i»»thj6 efcndidfue talked on the league ef nations' a ..4 tarming problems. He had be^h ,a^%ed by a PSrsMkin the audience if Seiiator Hardin.£ tf\r«i^ not Voted three times^ih hibitijOn. "There were forty-four votes, di rect' or iridirect,7 am the prouieitni'v enforcement measure In trie Senator Harding vited thirty-two times wet and two times dry .'"-Go. ernor Cox declared. "Under th^ same curcumstances, would you vote dry?" the questioner 1 attributed by the OU* didate to be the prinoipal^/^auae of the high cost of living Soma ot these taxes, he declared, must ba repealed entirely and others modi" fled. 4 Ms^ai Sproule Blames Port For Lack of Sea By Associated Frees, v^gp- By Associate'd Press. Detroit, Mich, Sept. 30.—The contest of the final American League baseball series between Cleveland and^ Detroit, was postponed^today on ac-/\1 count of cold weather. A double-4-^ Jieader will be played tomorrow. A 1 Washington, Sept. 80,—Approval of'' a loan of $2,000,000 to the C., R. A Pv.Railroad Company, to aid It inl meeting its 1920 maturing indebted ness, was announced today by the interstate commerce commission. The carrier, itself, is required to finance, In connection with its maturihg in debtedness, approximately $6,000,000.#: The Weather. Iowa—Fair tonight, with heavy frost warmer in extreme west por tion Friday fair and warmer. Range of temperature at Marshall town: Wednesday, 50 and 32 Tues day, 70 and 3-6 Sept. 29, 1919, 73 and 50. 40. At 7 this morning, 34 yesterday,. Frost.