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fiftieth vr-No. 91. Pr.c. Fiv. cents OGDEN CITY, UTAH, THURSDAY EVENING, APRIL 15, 1920 : : LAST EDITION 4 P. M, H Hg '32 EXTRA; Tliis is the next president. Can Mm anv name you like. He mi 's a composite (and the camera never lies) of Herbert Hoover, jjTfram John- nH j son, McAdjoo, Wood, Co.', Lowdcm Bryan,, Pdjjxlx-Jalmer. -and. U-JJir HE.' j 'nutvo1tiigr'ftdidB-tes-.- - ' I Decrease in Average Growth j of 428 Cities Attributed to War and Influenza WASHINGTON. April 15. A review of the population figures of the -149 if cities and towns thus far announced was made public today by the census bureau. Comparative figures for 42S o these places in the last two decades show a decline of 6.5 per cent in the IN per centage of increase from 1910 to H 1920 as compared with the 28.1 per H cent gain during the preceding de- I The remaining 21 places represent cities or towns which were not exist- I ing as separate communities in 1900. I Up to and including yesterday's an- I nouueement, the review showed an ag- I gregate population of 10.05S.315. an in- I crease of 1,7S0,372 over 1910, or. 21.9 I per cent. I Falling off in the percentage of in- I crease for the places announced was I'" largely due to the "check on immigra- I tion, which resulted from the world w war," said Director- Rogers of tho bu- reau. Total immigration to the United I States for the last ten years showed . a decrease of 3,3G-1,000 compared with B tho preceding decade. B The recent influenza epidemic also j . a probably had some effect in retarding I 'vf ' the natural increase of population, Mr. j Rogers said. I , Population Announcements Today Follow. ' Easton, Pa., 33.S13, increase 5,290, or 18.5 per cent, Poughkeepsie, N. Y 35,000, increase I 7,064, or 25.3 per cent. Salisburg, N. C, 13.SS4, increase 6.731 or 94.1 per cent. Fulton, N. Y 13,043, increase 2,563, J or 24.5 per cent. Harrison, N. J., 15,721, increase 1,223, or 3.4 per cent. Kearny, N..J., 26,724, increase S,065, or 43.2 per cenL. Illion, N, Y 10;i69, increase 3,581 or 54.4 per cent. Oneida, N. Y., 10,541 increase, 2,224, or 26.7 per cent. If OFFER DUNCAN PLACE 1 , AS FRENCH TRAINER k , PARIS, April 15. "Jim" Duncan, It former holder of the world's record for T'l throwing the discus, has been offered I . j" v , Pslllon of trainer of French nth- - j f-- Ietes Preparing for the Olympic agmes I, . at Antwerp this summer. Duncan, who was a lieutenant in tho American armv I was discharged here and has sinco I opened a gymnasium in' this city. New York Food Supply Again Hit by Walkout of Teamsters NEW YORK. April 13 Police re serves were sent to the West Side mar ket district today where several hun dred teamsters, chauffeurs and por ters had walked out at a time when New York was virtually cut off from its food supply by rail. Several trucks were attacked by strike sympathibers. The strike of the teamsters, chauf feurs and porters has tended to ag gravate the already serious food situ ation here. The men handled perish able foods from the freight yards to the market. They struck because their demands for higher pay had been re jected. Gradual subsidence of the rail strikes was seen by railroad officials, although they admitted the situation still was serious. Returns of groups of strikers on several lines at nearby towns and the steady improvement in passenger serv ice, duo chiefly to the success of vol unteer crows in operating commuters trains gavo the road officials much encouragement. The trains carried 54,000 persons yesterday. Railway ex ecutives planned to begin operation of freight as well as passenger trains with volunteers. The Pennsylvania announced that with nino volunteer yard crews at works, movement of coal for New York public utilities was partially re sumed this morning. Out of tho Pennsylvania station through train-service was reported SO per cent normal, a decided Improve ment over yesterday. The ferries this morning made a new high record for passenger trans portation from the New Jersey shore to .Manhattan, tho Pennsylvania alone bringing in 22.093. The America Railway Express an nounced that Its embargo hal been lifted on shipments to ChlcagoVfor today. UVJ PROTECT. COPYRIGHT LAWS - WASHINGTON, April 15. Protec tion of American copyright laws is giv en subjects of Great Britnln and the British dominions, colonies and pos sessions, except the self-governing do minions of Canada. Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Newfound land, under a proclamation signed by President Wilson April 10, and made .public today by the state department. oo- WILL REPRESENT JAPAN TOKIO, April 9. The cabinet has selected former Civil Administrator of Formosa Uchida to represent tho Jap anese government at tho marine con ference, to be held in 'Genoa, Italy. iSONORA CRISIS TESTS CARRANZA I b v v PFALMF STATE RBELIEF Mexican Republic Watches Carranza Efforts to Bring Province to Terms MARTIAL LAW IS PROCLAIMED IN CITY Military Measures Are Neces sary as Federal Troops Move on Agua Prieta AG L A PRIETA. Sonora, April 15. Mnrtil law was proclaimed in Agua Prieta today in preparation for a pos sible attack by Carranza forces should the Mexican president's troops break j throush the barrier of soldiers thej new republic has stationed between here and the Chihuahua-Sonora boui;- clary. ' Carranza troops were reported at Casus Grandes, 200 miles from here, making ready to march into Sonora and toward this border port. General. :J. M.' Pino,- command.qr of the firslMon.rfLth from Nacozaii to complete arrange ments for the defense of this city find! the territory endangorod by the Car-, rahza expedition. General P. Eliasj Called, commander-in-chief of the Sonora troops and acting head of the new republic, telegraphed yesterday he would arrive here this week to con fer with local military officers or. the defense to bo waged. Test for Carranza. Sonora leaders here forecast the'' Sonora secession as the moat critical 1 lest President Carranza has faced. They freely admitted military success by federal agencies over tho slalo state would make him stronger than over. On the other hand they de clared success of the Sonora move ment will ultimately cause the Mexi can president's downfall, when '-ho se ceding state again would enter the national federation of states. The Sonora state authorities hid been notified by Carranza that ho would adopt military measures to put down the revolutionary movement be gun here. When Carranza refused to negotiate with the state over sending federal troops into Sonora, Genoral Calles and Governor Ue la Huerta called upon the pooplo to rally the state government. Where three or four days ago state officials expressed the de.-dre for a peaceful scitlejncnt of ihe contro versy, they now say military measures are necessary, and that when the mili tary strength of tho state ia forcibly demonstrated other states will join. No News of Battle. Official confirmation is btill lacking of the first reported battle between Carranza and Sonora soldiers ut thei Slnaloa frontier. The report was re- Francisco Ellas, one of the most wealthy residents of northern Sonora, and wno is said to be one of General Calles' closest friends, said today tnut the secession of Sonora costs the cen tral government more than ?1,000,UOU in revenue monthly. Half of this amount went to the federal govern ment from customs collections ana the balance from state taxes. Of all taxes laid within a Mexican state haif goes to the federal government and naif to the state treasury. Senor Elias was asked to take charge of the customs service i'or the new government, but so far has not accepted the post. Many Armed Troops. Military authorities hero said the state would have approximately 25,000 fully equipped and armed troops to meet any invasion by Cnrranza. They said Carranza has 10,000 troops in Chihuahua, but that lessoning that number to send men to Sonora would mean the rapid ascension of Francisco Villa to his former power and control of the adjoining state. Recent roports have SAid Villa Is moro active than he has been at any time since last June, when- he attacked Junrez and U. S. troops crossed into Mexico and drovo him from tho ci.ty. Tho report from Mexico City that General Alvaro Obregon, candidate for the presidency of Mexico, and Gen eral Benjamin Hill, his campaign manager, has fled from the capital greatly cheered their adherents hero today. Both are residents of Sonoru. Nothing direct from Obregon has beon received in Sonora for several clays, it was said. Fear Cnrranza Tricks. At military headquartora hero It was forecast that tho national elections in Mexico would not be held in July un- REVIVAL SERVICE PROMPTS SLAYER i TO TELL OF DEED STEUBENVILLE, 0., April 15. Harry Miller, aged 26, of : Akron, was held in the Jeffer ' son county jail here today after having publicly confessed to the murder of 11-year-old Fran-1 ces South, during a revival service last night at a little church near here. j Miller went to the church al tar and with his hands raised he prayed to God to have mercy on his soul for the death of the little girl. iHe said he found re lief in telling all to God. Members of the congregation took Miller to Sheriff J. R. Lit ten who believes the man to be slightly demented. Sheriff Litten said that Mil ler confessed to beating the i South girl over the head with a revolver at a lonely spot near the girl's home at Adena, 0. He I told the sheriff he killed the girl I because of something she had ! said while he was keeping com- i pany with her sister. X- .; x: A- '1 y NEWSBDY TIED Police Search for Five Sol diers Accused of Crime Against Small Boy LANCASTER, 0., April 15. Police today were searching for five soldier boys who last evening attacked Charles Kneller, a 10-year-old news boy, bound him to a stake, piled kindling and papers ib out him and after starting a fire, left him to his fate. A small girl reported the in cident to Mrs. A. F. Mowery, living nearby and she res cued the boy, who was badly burned. He died soon afterwards. Judge F. M. Acton, of the juvenile court, is making an investigation of the matter. TRIES TO CALM MOB, GENDARME KILLED COPENHAGEN. April 15. A gend arme named Beckman, attached to the international commission in Srhleswig was slain yesterday at Flensburg whila trying to calm an angry German mob, according to advices received here. Tho man who killed him escaped. It is feared that this crime is the begin ning of an organized movement against Danish control of central Schleswig. oo SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ON EUROPEAN JOURNEY NEW YORK. April 15. Walter M. Damrosch. director of the New York Symphony orchestra, sailed for Havre today on the steamship France, to give concerts in France, Italy and England as requested by the governments of those countries. The members of the orchestra will sail next week. TJieir European con certs wjll begin at the Pans opera, house on May 6 and they will return in June. Miss Anne Morgan and eight assist ants left to teach farmers in northern France scientific agriculture. less the Sonora situation had been sot tied previously. Officers said they ex pected President Carranza, In tho event Sonora still maintained Inde pendence, would declare tho elections could not be held because of war con ditions, a procedure, they said, which i often had been resorted to by Mexican : executives. RECENT POLICY I REPRESSION HELD FAILURE Daily Mail Says Release of Prisoners Marks Change In Policy VICEROY MAY HAND IN HIS RESIGNATION: i Peculiarity of Bonar Law's Position Topic of Interest In England LONDON, April 15, Andrew Bonar ! Law, the government leader, in an , swer to questions in the house "of 'commons today regarding the release of Irish hunger striker's from -Mount Joy prison that they had not been un conditionally released-This statement contraverted reports received from Dubjin last night. The release-!, the 'rrish '"prisoners was-by. direct order, of General Sh' e.r vil Ie-MacTteadyv an'dfHrlcsnnSeglii-' ning oC an entire change in the Trlsh policy, according to a prominently displayed statement in the Dally Mall. "When it became clear some time ago, says this paper, that the policy of repression was leading to disas trous consequences, the premier de cided to change the policy, and, if necessary, get rid of the men associ ated with the old regime. He sudden ly and without warning told J. I. Mac Pherson. chief secretary for Ireland, ihjjt he was to be transferred to the pensions ministry and appointed Gen eral MacReady in command of the troops, without consulting the Irish office. General MacReady, adds the Mail, wa3 instructed to inaugurate a new policy of conciliation and was given a free hand. In other words, lie was to supersede tho existing heads of the government in Ireland. Prisoners Released General MacReady arrived in "Dub lin Wednesday morning and ordered the release of the prisoners after an exchange of wireless messages with Premier Lloyd George, who 5s on his way to San Remo, according to tho Daily Mail. inasmuch as General MacReady re versed the policy for which Viscount French was responsible, the viceroy, the paper believes, wishes a clear def inition as to whether he or General MacReady is the chief power in Ire land, and may come to London to In qulre Situation Peculiar j "The answer." eontlnues the Mail, "may lead to his resignation a con-: tlngency for which the premier pos sibly planned. Names of his possible; successor are being discussed In . the lobbies of parliament, the favorite be-' ing the earl of Granard, although, as he is a Catholic, a special act of par-J liament would be necessary to enable him to act as viceroy." The Mail assumes from Mr. Bonar Law's speeches that he was not in formed of the decision for the release of the prisoners and says that the peculiarity of his position is being dis cussed In political circles. oo GUATEMALA RULER ! SAID TO HAVE FLEDl HAVANA, April 15. Manuel Estra-j da Cabrera, president of Guatemala,' against whose administration a revo-i lution has been going on during the, past fortnight, is believed to have fled from the country and to be on his way to Cuba. A telephone message received by El Mundo last night stated the United Fruit company's steamer Atenas, bound to Havana from a Central American port, had picked up a wire less dispatch .purporting to have been signed by the Guatemalan president, saying he would embark for this city. oo ONE MAN KILLED IN 'MOONSHINER' RAID STRAWN. Texas. April 15. One man was killed and another wounded seriously yesterday when federal pro hibition officers raided threo groups of alleged moonshiners near Thurber, Texas. Eight men were arrested in the raids, and, according to the au thorities, 1000 gallons of mash, 400 gallons of whiskey and a copper still of large capacity were destroyed. The man killed was. a suspected moonshin er, as was the one wounded. COAL SHORTAGE ! LOOMS IF STRIKE , KEEPS UP, REPORT Prediction that the stocks of many retail coal dealers in Og- j den will be exhausted by Satur day because of the stoppage of incoming shipments by the rail road strike, was made today. "Fortunately," one retailer said, "the demand at this time j j ; is light and arrangements will j ! 1 He made between dealers to di- i ' vide the tonnage on hand in ! j case the strike extends into an I other week. ' An official of the Utah Fuel ! ; company who made a survey of : the( yards last Tuesday estimat- I ed that 4265 tons, or about t j enough to satisfy the normal de j mand for two weeks, were on i i hand this data being gathered i' with the aid of J. W. Shepherd, Rio Grande agent, here ! A number of manufacturing j plants in th,c city arc also re i ported to be near the end of their poal supply. lurpnqcTDr I STATUS SUMMED ! UP 11 Iffil i i Arrest of Leader In Outlaw I Movement Outstanding Feature of Day Railroad officials whose lines have ' been crippled by the unauthorized 'strikes of operating employes waited i today for the big break in the strikers' ! ranks which they hoped would be pro- duced by Attorney General Palmer's Announcement that the strike leader ship had been traced to radical quar- ters. Mr. Palmer's statement that Its object In reality was the formation I of "one big union" was expected to I influence many of the loss radical ! strikers to return. j Railroad officials, however, con tinued to bend .every effort to speed the process of operating their lines i with volunteers nnd loyal employes. Willing lo Talk The first sign of willingness on the ! part of eastern strikers to negotiate ' came last night when ICdward 11c j Hugh, chairman of the strike com 1 miltee, sent a massago to th ra.il ; road labor board stating that the men j would welcome an opportunity to lay i their grievances before the board. He asserted, however, that the men ! would not return lo work pending a 1 hearing. The transportation act, un- der which the board functions, pro vides that no consideration shall bo given to claims of men actually on strike. Agents of the federal government in different sections of the country acted today in the strike. In Chicago John Grunau, leader of the strike with several associates, were arrested on a charge of violating tine Lever act and moro are being sought. Butter Dealer Fined In New York a wholesale butter dealer was taken into custody on a charge of making unfair profits dur ing the crisis. Federal agents also have announced they are Investigating delays of mall trains. Vigorous action will be taken, It is said, where it Is found laws have been violated. Army officers notified Pennsylvania railroad officials that they would.send soldiers to Jorsey City to move freight consigned to tho army and that sol diers also will man cars on which bodies of soldiers recently brought to Hoboken from overseas will be sent to their homes. Meanwhile railroads 'are actively combatting effects of the strike. "Mooe waJkouts wore reported at Camden, N. J., and Elmira, N. Y,. POLISH-AMERICAN LINE DANZIG April 15. Arrangements with American shipping Interests for a fast Polish-American passenger and freight service between United States porta nnd the Baltic, have been com pleted by Polish naval authorities. SIX ARRESTED 1 ON ORDERS DF I IITEQSTATES Officials of New Railroad Union Charged With Break- ing Lever Act STRIKE SEEMS TO ' " H j BE ABOUT TO DIE j Insurgent Leaders Deny That 1 j Radical Influence Is j Behind Them CHICAGO, April 15.- Six officials tpf the "outlaw" railway unions were ''1 j arrested this morning by United States 'H I marshals on warrants issucd.Ky Unr- ' lf j ted States Commissioner T-Iason, ' jH i charged with violating the Lever .icu ! AVarrants have been issued fur 1 1 twenty-four other alleged leaders in ! the insurgent strike, it was said at the federal building. ' ! j Yardmen's 'association: A. 'YfV Casse- jH j drfy, secretary: Martin J. Kenny, vice- president of lodge No. 2, C. Y. A.; Y, Larrabcll, trustee of the association; J ! 1 red L. Schultz, vice president of tho !H L'nited Engincmon's association, and t'l 'Michael TCllfrns. I rrn unrnr nf tlm 1!n. IH ginemen's association. Department of justice agents expect j to arraign the men totlay before Com- missioner Mason. Among the twenty-four warrants is- '1 sued but not yet served is one for John il Grunau, president of the Chicago Vardmen'o association. Another is for Elmer Bidwell, who 'M , was named yesterday by Attorney , General Palmer as having replaced ! Grunau as leader of tho strikers here. j Both Bidwell and Grunau deny trine the latter has been displaced, or that '1 , Bidwell is taking any part in directing the .strike. J Federal agents raided headquarters of the strikers nnd arrested Grunau, I who was speaking. He was taken to H , the federal building together with Wil- iH liam E. Reading, J. C. Logan and IH Shannon Jones, who are said to be ilH ! members of the association.. 'H Deputies sent to Carpenter's hall I jH .found James H. Dodgion addressing a I meeting of 150 strikers. They arrest ; ed Dodgion. Fred C. Lockwood, C. E. JH j Creighton and Michael Plaitke. M Many to Be Jailed. H I Reports at the federal building incli- cate the list of 30 for whom warrants ! j have already been issued is onl a i starter, and that more than 200 mem- jbers of the "outlaw" unions are mark- ;H : ed for arrest l United Stales Marshal Bradley in- jH idicated he would begin arraigning the iH j prisoners before Commissioner Mason iH 'this afternoon. IH 1 Federal agents who culled thr crowd at Conway hall, where Grunaa 'was arrested, took William L. Bond 'H ;R. D. Murpny and H. W. Radke to the jiH federal bu.. ''H As the men left the hall there wert rH cries of "traitor, traitor," from the i!H strikers. They accused newspaper men of pointing out the leaders to ithc federal men. 'H Situation Improved. I Reports from rail centers In the cen jtrai west and on the Pacific coast to fclay bore out assertions of brotherhood ' and railroad officials that tho Insur gent railroad strike was dyin; out In these sections of the country, and that j traffic conditions were improved ma- i tcrlally. j Strikers were reported to be return- IH Ing to work In a number of cities and in Chicago, where the unautnorlsscd ( walkout had its origin, brotherhood 1 officials said the backbone of the , strike was broken. IH Switchmen employed in tho Cnlcago iWM terminal of the Rock Island? firemen M and engineer. on the Pennsylvania railroad and groups of strlkora on the Jl ' Soo line and other roads voted to end the walkout in Chicago, and wero re-- ' turning to their jobs today. Normm ! freight conditions wore being rapidly jH restored and embargoes were lifted by several railroads. Charges Arc Denied. Tho Insurgent leaders, however, continued tholr claims that the posl- i tlon of the strikers remained un shaken, and denied charges of Attor- ' noy General Palmer that radical in- i fluences wore behind the strike. I In -Michigan the Industrial tie-up i continued serious, with estimates that 150,000 workers, the largest number ' In Detroit, were idle. Additional paa scngqr trains were annulled because I of the coal shortage. 1