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Fiftieth Yr-No. 164 Price Five cent8 OGDEN CITY, UTAH TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE 29, 1920. LAST EDITION 4 P. M.
- TREND TOWARD CANDIDATE IS LOOKED FOR I Ml - m, A JUL. ) , g tQ ig g igj g gp py v II AMERiGANS WILL HAVE HAND IN I GERNUN LIS . Arrival of Director General Heineken Lends Significance to Many Rumors IMPORTANT MEETING IN N. Y. LOOKED FOR Harriman Interests Get Control of Navigation Corporation; Make Announcement NEW TORK. Juno 29. Arrival hero today of Director General Philip Helncken, of the North German Lloyd steamship companv with other dlcec tors and assistants gave significance to reports that American Interests In the near future arc to have a big hand in Germany's former great sea transportation line", and routes. , Helncken refused to discuss the im mediate object of his visit but an im portant conference is looked for in vlev of the recent announcement by I the United States mail steamship , company, to which the shipping board allocated sixteen former German stealers, that it wsvs negotiating "with I the 'North German Llojd for use of Its Bremen terminals. . j A representative of the shipping; board' an'd'thV resident director of the, North German Lloyd.-Jiereiu.eJ.Hein eken and his party. ' I In connection w'th the arrival of, the Heineken group It was pointed out" that the. American ship and commerce' navigation corporation, control ofj which was acquire by the Harriman , interests here, recently asserted it had entered into contract with the Ham-j burg-American lin for operation of' Us trade route throughout the world. I uo j TUSTIN PRESIDENT j OF NORTHERN BAPTISTS BUFFALO. N. Y.. Juno 29. The slate committee to the northern Bap tists convention by the nominating committee and headed by Ernest I. Tustln, of Philadelphia, was elected, the tellers reported today: The Rev. J. W. Brougher of Los Angeles was elected us one of the thirteen members of the executive committee. Opposition to Mr. Brougher devel oped because of his attitude on the; question of marriage and divorce. He , performed the imarrlagc ceremony for( Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Plckford' and on account of this act and sub-' sequent utterances on the subject, at certain clement sought to replace him j on the committee slate by nominating the Row James A. Francis, also of; Los Angeles. I The convention ended today. j IU S. MISSIONARIES ' MISSING IN TURKEY CONSTANTINOPLE. Juno 2D. A message from tho United States des- I troycr Tracy at Mcrslna, dated June 24, says that the American mleslon alres, Paul Nllson and his wife, of Wheaton, 111 , who recently were cap tured by bandits near Tarsus, went into n vineyard beyond the Fronch lines on Juno 18 and have not been heard of since. The Fronch authori ties at Tarsus are holding twenty Turks as hostages pending return of the missionaries. Communication from Tarsus is interrupted. II PASSENGERS ESCAPE ! IN SERIOUS CRASH ! DANVILLE. TIL. June 29. Engi neer William Stewart and Fireman Bolport were Injured, tho former prob- ably fatally, and several hundred pas- Hengors had a narrow escape from In jury or death when an eastbound Wa-( i bash passenger train crashed into five oil cars at Tllton yards, four miles I west of here, late last night. I SELLS SUGAR FOR 17 CENTS, ARRESTED CLEVELAND, June 29. Four Cleveland firms and one at Sharon, Pa., and Individual connected with them were indlcd by the federal grand jury here, charged with profi teering In foodstuffs. , Among the firms Indicted was the G. S. Vlllard company, sugar broker's Cleveland, which is charged with sell ing S7.000 pounds of beet sugar which cost approximately 12 1-28 cents a tfound, at 17 3-1 cants a pound. Hl, MARATHON EVENT. NEW YORK, Juno 29, Selection of 1 the American representatives for the Hf, Olympic marathon race will bo made ml llcro July C by the American Olymplo k committee, It, was announced today. Members of the swimming and boxing 2am? 'vv"1 ke chosen at a meeting July I HERE IS SECOND 1 DAY EVENTS AT I SAN FRANCISCO SAN FRANCISCO, June 29. The Democratic national con vention program for today is as follows : I ; j Convention meets at 1 p. m. i Praj'er by the Rt. Rev. Wil-1 liam P. Nichols, bishop of the j Episcopal church, California , . diocese. I Report of the committee on j credentials. j Report of the committee on permanent organization. Address by Senator Joseph T. i Robinson of Arkansas, perma nent chairman, j Report of the committee on , rules and order of business. Next in order, report of reso j lutions committee, which is j holding hearings and is not ready to repor; the platform. Remainder of day's program ! depends on convention develop- merits. Delivery of nominating j speeches next in order while i platform rerjort is awaited. : ioinii i Several Reasons Back of De cision to End Project, Com mittee Says NEW YORK, June 29. The billion dollar campaign of tho interchurch' world movement has been abandoned, I it was announced, following a meeting of the executive committee. The en-1 tire project may end July S. It was said, when the general committee will meet to consider what steps, if any, will be taken to carry on other aspects of the campaign. Several reasons were back of tho de cision, the committee stated, tho prin cipal one being the present prevalence of "drives of various kinds." The withdrawal of the Baptist hurch. north, and the Presbytorian church, north, also were said to bo Important factors In the decision. Originally the lnlcrhurch world movement proposed to direct the raising of ?1, 320. 211.551 for tho work at home and abroad of the fifty eight boards and solotlcs which became parties to tho move ment. For tho first year. 1920. the budget called for $336,777,57.2, which was to be raised by a drive, closely patterned after Liberty loan methods, between April 21, and Mav 20 last. The first drive nettod only J17C,-' 000,000, expected $10,000,000 contribu tions by friendR falling to materialize, according to a report to the gonoral committee. oo . WILD SCENE OCCURS IN CROWDED SUBWAY NEW YORK. June 29. Faience rs in a crowded subway train lasc nigrjti smashed windows and trampled each! other in an effort to leave the train when a hrakeshoe fell from beneath tho rear car at the Canal street sta-' tlon and camo in contact with tho! third rail None" was injured scrioutly. The train stopped abruptly with a terrific crash, followod by darkness bh a fuBO blew out. The oxploalun liko report shook the station, scattered money In the change bootho and caused attendants to spread an alarm of a tunnel collision. Police reserves and ambulances were sent to tho scene. oo CHICAGO DRUG STORES MUST PAY LICENSES' CHICAGO, Juno 29. The Chicago city council revenues commlUu today dbclded that drug stores should pay a license of $500 a year.. "The drug stores have taken ovor the business of the saloon," Alderman Kenna said. "Thpso selling liquor arc profiteering. Thoy should pay a li cense approximating that paid by the caloons," KNOCKOUT! SCORED. JERSEY CITY, N. J., Juno 29. Gone Tuney, light heavyweight boxing champion of-tho Amorican expedition ary forcoK, scored a knockout over Ole Anderson of Tacoma, Wash,, in tho third round of a , 12 round' math hero last night,, whon the referee stopped I tho bout. TENANTS AND LANDLORDS IN jot ip war Rent Commission Acts in Washington Up to U. S. Supreme Court HUNDREDS OF OWNERS FACE IRATE RENTERS Gas and Lights Are Cut Off; Candles and Wood Alco hol Are Used BY GKORG1S II. AVATKRS. N E. A. Staff Correspondent, WASHINGTON. June 2s The right 'of a tenant to live In a house and at ithe same time prevent the landlord trom profiteering against him, is be ing uotlv contested in Uie national cap-Mtal- As a result there havo been some Incar-mobblngu, and hundreds of land lords are at outs with thousands of tcnant3. . ... It Is a cat and dog fjghl, which oventually mu3t bo decided by the su premo court of the Ujilted States. $37,080 Saved. Perhaps the most, aggravated case is that of the Monhioutn Hotel, 1819 G street, N It Is owmed by. the F1-: dcllty Storgo Coi, of which Jams L. lvarrlc'k Ik president. Thore are -210 apartments and . all tho tenanls4om-plaihchr-Jrtfe--&o11 it'enteommissle-n; ! reduced the total rent on tho hotel from $77,950 to H0.26U, an uggrogatc savins oi ?37,GS0, to the tenants, I Soine of the reductions were; Fic: ooms,' reduced from $1S0 to ?100; five rooms reduced from f 120 to 575; I four rooms reduced from J1S0 to $S2. 50; one loom reduced from $90 to $32,50, and two roon.s reduced from S150 to $50. 1'eniinLs Take Stand. When the Ball Kent commission fixed these rates, tenants refused to pay more. Tho owners of the apart ment cut oft tho gas and light, and discontinued other services. This In furiated the tenants and they arc re fusing to pay any rent at all and are burning candles and cooking with wood alcohol. Some of them havo forbidden the landlord to evon comci around to collect the rent. Right in tho middle of these strained relations two members of tho district supreme court. Justices Josiah Van Orsdel and Clinton Roob, declared tho Ball ront law unconstitutional, and left town. Chief Justice C. J. Smyth rendered a hot dissenting opinion, de claring the decision of the other Jus tlcos all wrong and upholding the law. 31iuiy Mny lie Ousted. This decision came In a case inde- pendent of tho Monmouth Hotel case, and the owners of the Monmouth rushed Into tho municipal court to oust all the tenants. The tenants have sought relief from the rent commis sion. The rent commission Itself has filed a writ of error with the district! supreme court setting forth the fol lowing: (1) That Oic district supreme court has no Jurisdiction over a national lawi passed as a war measure. (2) That the chief justice of the same court has renderoJ a dissenting opinion, pointing out where the other i two Judges erred. . j (2) That the chief Justlco of the' ton, especially those or umail means, ( will be unprotected between now and October if the court doesn't alter its decision, and that thousands of fami lies will booustcd. The case has been appealed to the! United Stateu supreme court, but that' court cannot act on It till Octoboi. lf tho district supreme courtdoesn't grant, relief, It Is estimated 75,000 persons! will be literally thrown from their homes. WOMAN MYSTIC HAS HER FINE REVERSED CHICAGO. June 29 Judge Holdom of the appcllato court today reversed decisions in two cases where women alleged to possess occult powerd had been fined by judgeu of the municipal court. Lately Sir Oliver Lodge, a scholarly Englishman, spoke to a large audienco In Chicago concerning spiritualism and tho possibilities of conversing with the spirits of those who havo passed from this to tho unseen world, said tho Judge, "and there was no thought by the authorities of interfering with or penalizing him." AMERICANS EAT TOO MUCH, SAY OSTEOPATHS CHICAGO, Juno 29. America's general health is improving because tho public is becoming better educated to tho proper caro of the body, speak ers said at a convention of tho Amori can Osteopathic association. According to Dr. James A Cozart of Cantonburg, Pa., 90 per cent of dlseaaes havo their origin in disorders of digestion. "More people kill them selves in this country every day by overeating than die of starvation In a month," he said In an address. m. RQBIfSON GIVES SjOiD keynote Speech i : i Disclosures on --Campaign Funds Weapon of Demo cratic Permanent 'phairman G. 0. P. PLANKS ON TAXATION CRITICIZED Republican Platform Comes in for Sharp Denunciation at Convention SAN! FRANCISCO. June 29. Sena tor Robinson of Arkansas permanent chairman of the Democratic national convention, In his speccK ' today as sailed the Republican ' arty for its Chicago platform, for tlfe disclosures of large sums of rnope In pre-cori-ventlon contests, and particularly at tacked the Republlcan'flcnators who fought the ratification -,of the peace treaty with tho leaguelof nations cov enant. 7 "To3ted by every standard which j voters usually apply," said he. "the Democratic party is entitled tto victory In tho coming campaign., Compari son of the Democratic ah'd Republican records, contrast, of pbHUcSl. policies and ,oC.paleauAfjrjus'tKiea "Uiii" "belief t'tltTeWllcan parly w.ll be driven from power in 'both i branches Of congress and that com plete control of the government will be restored to the Democratic party In the November elections because that parly has earned tho public con fidence. , "The Republican platform adopted ut Chicago la an amazing- jumble- or ambiguities, inconsistencies, evasions, misrepresentations, straddles' and 'slanders'. It Is deliberately unfair In charging upon tho Democratic admin istration all responsibility for military unprdparodnesa. Everyone knows that the Republican party controlled the government for a long period prior to tho inauguration of President Wilson. When the Democratic party went Into power March 4, 1913. both tho army and the navy were far be low the authorized number. If critic Ism of tho pre-war national po'llcy as to military preparedness is justified, the censure must fall upon the Re publican party. Plunk Jlchl Insincere. "The plank In tho Republican plat form respecting taxation Is Manifestly insincere. They promised no substan tial relief from tho exacting tax bur dens necessarily imposed during the war. There aro many vexatious taxoH, that should be repealed now that tho' war is over. The big Joker in tint amazing document is the plank In tho Republican platform concerning profi teering: "Wo condemn the Democratic ad ministration for failure Impartiallv to enforce the antl-proflteoring laws" en acted by the Republican partv "Who will be deceived by "this ab surd prolense? Tho Republican .-,n-gress enacted no antl-proflteoring laws. The amendments to tho food control act were suggested bv tho president and supported by the Demo crats in congress. The prc3ident recommended four additional meas ures to prevont and penalize profi teering. "All these measures were pigeon holed. Nothing was proposod bv thej Republicans in place of thorn. la tho Democratic administration to be de nounced for .falling to enforce mcas-l ures which tho Republicans refused to pass ? i Significant Omission. "Perhaps the most significant omis sion from tho Republican platform Is in respect to tho excessive use of money In foderal elections. In spite of tho general Indignation aroused by the expenditure of more than one mil lion and a half dollars In behalf ofi General Wood and almost a million1 dollars In behalf of Governor Lowdon' and the nomination of a dark horao as the result, no jnenllon of the sub-' Jcct Is found In the Chicago platform. Tho November elections, however, will demonstrate tho fact that tho presi dency cannot bo auctioned. It haa been said that partisanship ceases at tho water's edgo. The political record1 of tho last few months belles this dec laration. The Republican party in the senate and In its recent convention presents to tho world tho humiliating spectacle of discordant and conflict ing factions seeking to discredit tho president In his efforts to maintain the respect and confidence of our allies. "Tho Chicago platform declares that tho policy ot tho Wilson administra tion towards Mexico is responsible for tho loss of lives and property result ing to American cUlzcns in Mexico. Nevertheless, the provisions of that platform regarding Mexico are ambig uous and indefinite. Does the plank In the Republican platform on Mexico mean that If the property or lives of Amorican citizens in Mexico are here after endangered this government will make war on Moxlco and establish a protectorate? Why was tho conven tion not frank enough to announce u (Continued on Pafe 3.) : ; -"O j "Platform Chairman' ' BLOOD IS FOUND WHERE ROBBER LEFT SI TIN Passenger Fires Five Shots at Bandit Who Robs 25 Persons SACRA.MBXTO. Cal., June 29. Blood stains were found today on the Southern Pacific railway tracks at the point two miles west of Sacramento where an unidentlfiod bandit alighted last night from passenger train No. C after robbing -5 passengers of monoy and Jewelry. . . As the robbor was leaving the train ho was fired on five tlmos by Albert Roddcll, a passenger,' and was hoard to cry out in pain. The bandit cllmbod Upon the roar platform of the observation car and held up tho passengers In that and tho car ahead, compelling a brakoman to accompany him and pull back the curtains of tho bertha. As he attempted to enter a third coach he found Conductor Muldownoy In the act of locking tho door and fired at him twice. Rodoll followed the bandit back to the forward platform of tho 'observa tion car, where ho flrpd three shots and the bandit toppled from the train. ! Officers have gone in. search of the man. oo- . : FIVE COUNTRIES IN UNION, SALVADOR PLAN i , SAX SALVADOR Republic df Salva dor, June 27 Dr. Purcdes, minister of foreign affairs of Salvador, han Sent an Identical telegram to tho govern ments of Guatemala, Honduras. Ntcha ragua agd Costa Rica, asking them to study tho necessity of calling a con ference for the purpose of preparing ! tho ground for a union of the five countries. on REPAIRERS OF SHOES PROFITEERS, CHARGE 1 BOSTOX, June 29. Tho state com mission on necessaries of llfo at a hearing today on complaints of profi teering In shoe repairing heard deal ers testify that customers wcro charg ed four dollars for full sole and hoclj work, and the actual repairers were paid 2.75 for the Job. Witnossos in dicated an advance in price was contemplated. oo CHINESE RIOT AS RICE PRICE JUMPS SHANGHAI. Juno 29. Labor dis orders and strikes are spreading with incipient rioting and looting of food shops in the industrial dlstrlots, duo to the price of rice having mounted to 515.20 a pioul (a ploul approximates 133 1-2 pounda)r 1 REED LOSES DUT IN GlilTTEE ! ON CREDENTIALS i i Bitter Foe of Treaty Denied Seat; Wilson Foes Are Victors Throughout SAX FRAXC1SCO. June 29. Ad ministration supporters strengthened tho hold on the Democratic national convention through a series of victories lnthe credentials committee which de cided three, hotly fought contests. One of these was 'the denial of a scat in the convention to Senator James A. Reed of Missouri. The Clark Howell dolegales- In Georgia, pledged to Attorney General. Palmer, also wore seated. Both actions were in ac cord with previous decisions of the na tional committee. The credentials committee, however, overruled the national committee In tho Oregon case, whore it seated R. R. Turner and John L Schuylcman, giving each one-half a vote. Turner, who was selected by the Oregon state coihmlttce flit a vacancy caused by tho death of George T, Baldwin, was 1 forod to yield half of his voto to I ! Schuyleman. described as a strong ad- , ministration supporter. Schuyleman claimed the seat on the ground that he was the next highest man in the prim-' ary. having been .fifth in the race foct the four places. Senator Reed was denied a seat In tho national convention by the creden tials committee last night, after it had Mlstened to nearly four hours of argu ment. Tho voto was 37 to 9. r I Final agreement, both for and (against Rood, was bitter, and personal attacks on various supporters of either sldo marked its progress. j Reed leaders -maintained steadfastly (that the credentials committee held jtho lifeline of victory for the Domo- crats In Missouri. Francis M. Wilson, counsel for Reed, dclared serious bUiws (would be dealt the party strength (throughout the state If the senator was I not seated. I oo RESOLUTE TO POSSESS BEST POSSIBLE CREW BOSTON, June 29 Whon Resolute meets Shamrock IV In defense of America's cup next month sho will present the best available combina tion of crow and equipment drawn In part from tho Vanltic, her rival for defense honors. It was announced today that Rear Commodoro George Nichols of tho Now York Yacht club, oklppor of the Van itlo In the trial races, would Join Rcs oluto'a staff us navigator, in place of Lieutenant Arthur Adams of Boston. Vanltlo also will contributo her choic est spars and rigging, jvhlch In the test races proved of bettor quality than these carried by Resolute. - Charles Francis Adams, skipper of the Resolute, sad today that Resoluto might carry other small parts from the equipment of Vanltlo, Sin ii I Carter Glass Platform Chair man; 'Bryan Excluded From jH Sub Committee SENATOR ROBINSON H PERMANENT CHAIRMAN H iH Close Observers Look for jH l rend Toward Some Seeker of Wilson's Job IH SAN FRANCISCO. June 23. After a night of successes in the formation of committees, administration forces in control of 'the Democratic national convention pressed home their vie- jH tories today when the delegates:' gath crcd for the second session. Administration forces went into the second day of the Democratic national convention apparently in full control of the situation.. Senator Glass of Virginia, as chairman of the resolu tions committee; William J. Bryan ex eluded from the sub-committee of nine chosen to actually draft the plat form while Balnbridge Colby, sccre il tary of state, sits as the rcpresonta- H tlve of President Wilson; Senator H Joseph T. Robinson of Arkansas,, an other staunch administration sup- jH porter chosen for permanent chairman , UH of the convention, and administration 1 men at the head of other committees, was the line-up brougnt out of what. IH had promised to be a contest.. 'jH Trend Toward Candidate;. "Whether 'a combination. Cf the qp- jH position 'forces caj?.. 'he accomplished to Htom -tho-fldeoCfthe success of the administration men(".wjis not' revealed VTth fhe aitua'Cron apparently1 well In hanp, close observers of convention JH developments would, not be surprised to sec the next move to be a definite I 'jH trend toward some particular candi date for the presidential nomination IH While administration forces have jH worked in concert to control the ma chinery of the convention there is no assurance that the community of in- MH terest among them -vM continue when the balloting has reached the end of the preliminary stage of compliment ary voting. There are many who be lievc there will be no definite drift of presidential sentiment until after the platform has. been adopted and the candidates dcfinltclv know upon what character of party principles they are jH expected to stand. There was no sur face indication when the convention met today that thore was any material change in the relative standings of the presidential candidates. jH Committee on Platform The full committee on platform oc cupied the hours before the opening , of the convention, which was set for ill 1 p. m. In giving hearings to various lH interests that had planks to offer for the platform. The sub-committee IH meanwhile remained Inactive. The committee on rules abjo met jH early and threshed out the unit rule ll question, an effort being made to tH adopt some regulation that would not ' come in conflict with stale primary j Nominating Speeches i Delegates were expectant as to H whether nominating speeches woulil be reached today or tonight. The i commltteo on rules decided that nomi- ' H natlng speeches may be delivered in H advance of adoption of the platform ! IH but that balloting should not begin un til the declaration of principles had ' IH been decided upon. If there is no ex tended discussion of the credential and rules committee reports, the convon tlon will reach that stage in the pro cecdings where nominating speeches would be in order. The ,blg speech of today's session was that of Senator Robinson when he relieved' Temporary Chairman Cum- t JM mlngs'and look permanent charge of IH ;ihe, proceedings. FLOUR AND SUGAR , fl DESTROYED IN FIRE . CHICAGO. Juno 29. Fire believed to haye" boon started by sparks from a passing locomotive destroyed a Chi cago, Burlington ,and Qulncy freight ll house, throe loading platforms and ! seventy five freight cars on adjacent tracks last night at Cicero, a suburb, with an estimated loss of nearly ?1, 000,000. IH Much flour and sugar was destroy- fl ed. The burned area covered two blocks. oo- HjjjjjjjjH CONDITION OF GENERAL GORGAS IS CRITICAL LONDON, June 29. The condition of Major General Gorgas, former sur- fl gcon general of the United States IH army, grew somewhat worse suddenly yesterday, but early today ho was re- ported to be resting slightly easier. , His condition Is considered extremely i ' critical. IH SOVIETS PURCHASE BIG SWEDISH WORKS . STOCKHOLM, Juno 29. It Is re ported that Sweden's greatest locomo- fl tlve works, situated at TrollhRttan, t lH have boen sold to Soviet Russia. Tho ' Stockholm newspapers are antagonls tic to the sale.