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Fiftieth vair-No. 412 OGDEN CITY, UTAH THURSDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 23, 1920! LASTEDTTION 4R M.
1 DISCLOSE VAST WESTERN PROJECT DETAILS I 9 Japanese More Brutal Than Germans, Koreans Say f MOTHERS MID I IVES PUT TO I DEATHCHARGE Korean Commission Bares List of Aliened Outrages in Oriental Country HOUSE BURNED WITH I CHILDREN INSIDE Reign of Terror Carried Into ! Southern Manchuria, Says Information 1 U ASIIINT.T'A- I " mem charginc Japam mllHn tivitie- with deeds "mop! frightful llv and barbarous" than anything ever B; alleged to have occurred In Belgium '!. 1 iinring- the war as Issti d h '' "- Ml , by tli. K.ir i'i ' i ti l- commission said, on authentic re- IgPJ porta received by it from Manchuria. m The. Japanese punitive exp mtioi .i ht to the Hunchun district following lKk 'he clash last November between 2&K Japanese troops und Korean Insur- .. - , alh gcd to have burned - 5HH villages, "killed all the mablt-, Mita" in one town whereTHMARl J tt i nits of the district." and macred i 14.-, tful Inhabitants lr town QgH when- nn house was burned It was 3ra lidded with women and children m- gSMI ''Authentic reports received by the I $31 Korean commission in Washington, 2J3l the statement .-aid. 'snow a total of, M-jJ 38C non-combatants arrested .md ce- fijl uted of whom 86 were wives and I. ; tit-jl were mothers, who answered odoio , IkiiH Kaso' (gone somewhere, we do not 3 1 ki o I to questions ..- th where- iI abouts of their husbands and sons. : iffi The Japanese government's 'reign of terror in Korea,' the commission TWi isserted, had now been carried uuo southern Manchuria wher ' jfe million Koreans' n ' U neSC rule, ' driven out of their native jfll '.and by the Japanese 6TOR1 OF m W 1 BBa ..lASl November." the statement. I . onttnned. "an unfortunate lawi ... 1 '; curred m Hum i.-.m i. ' flweeJ &hI Japanese soldiers and Korean Insurg- A enta Promptlj I iking adi in r o 991 this pretext the Japanese government fJH sent 5.000 soldiers on a pun.uv. . I flitted The InsurgenU fled flH Hiving a stubborn tight to the Japan- LH . -i army . ' ,,, 1 'Then th Japauesi soldii rs ou ffifflfl deliberotelv to wreak vengeance upon RgS th peaceful people who stayed at their WSk homes, trusting to tne numanitj oi BfTWl Japanese officers believing that the niWl punitive expedition was sent only to Bfl pu.u.-u il os. wh - tool; pa it in th K conflict But the Japanese soldiers -,1 put to thi torch all the village in I h distrlOl burning three thousand houses 9 and all the Rraln suppty stored for jyK9M the winter. Then they BystemaUcall) llffiM killed all the malt Inhabitants of the district. In some villages women and '1 i hlld Pared ids i RUCTION GOES OS L9W -I h us a i Dorabawie. where the ITfS Japanese Boldlera massacred 1 1 peaceful Inhabitants, i housi was " innned with women and children ln- WHCo "ThlrM-lwo Villages were ilius vmi- SH only destroyed and the destruction l still continues notwithstanding the Ifttiii regrets" expressed by Colon. 1 Uisum- iciH achl, head of the Japanese milltarl IfSfm mission at Chientoa to a Canadian JIM .i.is.-loriry who visited the devasled : rlcti - i oo EILERS GIVEN ACCESS TO SMELTING COMPANY BOOKS ijrB NEW YORK, Dec. 23. The sU-j ifnJI preine court action begun by Karl iiifffSsT Kilfis. a stockholder of the American i'ilfM Smelting .X l-e.lning cmpaiiv . to com pel th( SuggShheUu interests to per mit his inspection of the corporation book.-.. ndrd abruptly Wednesday! when attbrneys for the defendants de iSsbsbb lan-d the books In question were then! lUffiM being examined by Mr. Kllers' .repre-1 iLV iitativc. ffiHH ' ) The truth of this statement was not jjifiH .. questioned by the plaintiff, bill Jus- fflpjM lice Burr reserved decision when Mr. I SiiH T.ilenj expressed the fear that 'ob- llgatillg attitude of the controlling elC iHi'fBj ment In charge of the books might! change" FAIR CHRISTMAS WEATHER PROMISED BY OBSERVER ij&fl WASHINGTON. J)ec. L'3- Generally fair weather Christmas day. except for, rtljJM snow around the Great IJakes and In I the northern Roc kies and rain on tho Pacific coast is promised by the jXjJH weather man Zero temperatures willj pi- vail in the northern part of the dls H trlct between the Big river and the! RH Rooky mountains, the lorc-o.ister sabl j tKB today. I A Storm Is bearing down on the Pa- J I clfii stati - ind will a use i sin all SijlH along that coast, except In southern I jffljgl California. COAST ANCIENT PROVES HIS ATHLETIC ABILITY I.ANCA.sTKR, C.tl . Doc 28. T W. Bd Wards, realty operator, celebrated "Jj -TB his 74th anniversary of his birth hre ,'JM Wednesday by kicking a hat from the HrivB head of a man six feet two lnchee 'ail without losing his balance. WCuf When l am )n years old," remark" EbI ed Mr. BdwSrdjS, I shall lake on a H much taller J PROPAGANDA FOR WETS IS FOUND IN I PILGRIM'S DIARY BOSTON, Dec, 28, 'M.i h drinking of water-" sros oonsJdored b Governor William Bradford, it Plymonth, p eontrlbafsvj csusse of do ravages t dlwtse and the Mbortness of life iiuu afflicted i J t -Pilgrims in ih carl days Horao . Mono, head ,r the historical ie partmcni at Mount Herman school, ! told tlie Bostonlon sodotj nt m eting last nlL'ht He quoted targel from the dlar of Governor Bradford, ; The speaker al Klnted out ns, !i fact of curious historic Interest tlial Pastor John Kohlnsnn, who led tin Pilgrim- into Holland, but did not accompany them t New Gangland, hod taxes remitted on. one-half a cae of beer a month ami one bogshcad Of wine r three months because he held a professorship in the Unlvcrslt) of icyden HOUSTON POORS COLD WATER ON SOLDIER BONUS Federal Finances in Such i Shape Can't Stand New Burden, He Says WASHINGTON, Doc. 23. A gross' deficiency In the national fiscal trans-j actional ef 2.100,000,QOO this fiscal year, and 11,500)000,000 for thd next fiscal eur. was forecast today by Sec retary Houston in testimony before tfle s-nat" finance committee, which is j considering the soldier bonus bill. The secretary said federal finances! were in such shape thut new sources Of revenue MUSI be found and 110 new burdens added to the treasury. MEXICANS HELD FOR PLOT AGAINST U. S. NEUTRALITY I SAN ANTONIO. Texas. Dec, 2$. I Five arrests were made here lasl night , as a result of an Indictment returned ) Tuesday by the federal grand Jurj In session here In which it w;us alleged i that a conspiracy to evade the in-u-j tr.-iliiy laws of the I'nlted States had been formed by a number of local Mexicans Those arrested on charges of hav I Ing been Involved In a plot to set on j foot a military expedition into Mcxi i co and hu ing furnished mone there I to Genera! Mariano Gonzales. fot I iner Carrnnza. adherent, and consld- ered one of Ihe foremost Mexican mll j Itary exports, :ire Bernardo Blam o and I Fernando Cue Bernardo, Blanco is a ' brothel of General Luclo Blanco, who ' disappeared from this city last octolier I and who was lnt reported at Mission, i Texas, near the border. Those previously arrested on si mil -. or charge are Dr. Francisco Vasques I ome7. and Leon .1 Taurel. All of the defendants, with the exception "f Taurel, were out on bnds of SI 000 1 each. The conspiracy ls alleged in the in dictment to have been formed Juno "3, 1920. CADD0CK THROWS SANTEL; LEAVES COAST FOR IOWA SAN FRANCISCO, He. 21. Earl Caddock, former heavyweight cham pion wrestler of the world departed for his home in Iowa, Wednesday to spend Chilstmas with his family af ter having defeated Ad .Santel here Tuesdav night In two hours wrestling, he took one fall in one hour, thirty-seven minutes anil five seconds with a head scissors and arm lock. Santel was on the ag gressive for the first thirty minuter j though at no time was the former champion in actual danger. WEST COAL PRODUCERS LEAVE NA I ION AL BUUY I DENVER, Colo.. Dec. 23. The Colo rado Coal Operators' association has withdrawn from the National Coal ua BQclatlon, it was announced here to day. The Colorado association includes the majority of the larg coal opera tors in Colorado. Wyoming and New Mexico. According to an announce-! ment by officials of thp Colorado as sociation, the local operators were non m sympathy with the methods of thn national organization. oo Mi;tl Ui EXPERT DIES ! PASADENA, Cal., Dec. 2:1 ir, Na than Smith Davis of Chicago formerly J dean of the college of medicine. North western university, died today at a sanitarium In lamanda park, near here, aged 62. He was a member of a number of national and Interna tional medical societies. He is sur vived by two sons, Deering Davia and ' Dr. Nathan Smith Davis. III. and a daughter, Mrs. Dangler, of Colorado Springs. Dr. Davis come hero three months ago for his health. OO OPPOSE ( Hi:niT DELAY HlO DK JANEIRO, Dec. 22. Pro posals thut ihe government establish' ft moratorium for four months were, rejected at a meeting Of business men held under the auspices of ihe league' 01 , omin'o ce here 1 odaj 1 CLARA BARTON SMITH SEEKS SPEEDY TRIAL Sleeps Under Parents' Root After Surrendering to Sheriff in Mexico MEETS "HEAVEN-SENT-FRIEND UPON TRAIN Alleged Slayer of Millionaire ! to Be Hurried Back to Ardmore. Okla. EL PASO. Tex, Dec 23 Clara j Barton Smith left El Paso at C o'clock this morning bound for Ardmore by !wav of Fort Worth she was accom-, pan led by her lawyers and Sheriff Gurrert. BL PASO. Texas. Dec. L'3 (By the Associated Press). Clara Barton 1 Smith slept under her parents' roof j last night. j Epdin' s search by Oklahoma off I- ( cers which began on November -2, Miss -1111. h came to Juarez, opposite I here, last night, surrendered to Shei - ; iff Buck Barrett of Ardmore, Okla., ind wan Eakeil to the home1 of her fa- thfr, J. L Smith, m El Paso, where! she spent the night Early today. If her condition permitted, she was to bel taken aboard a tra!n for Ardmore to j plead to u murdi .-hare in conne -; Hon Ith the death or J.ik, L Ramon, in that city on November 25. Little of the .-lory of her disup- I pearancc from Ardmore, following the shooting of Ramoh on November 21, was made public by the young wo- ' man. She was met at the truln i ri Juarez by ih sheriff, her uncle, Ben F Harrison, arid attorneys who had 1 been engaged as her counsel. There: was a short greeting and consultation) on the station platform and then the, party whisked back over the Interna-1 tloiyoj bridge into r:i l'oo. -Ml l is GOOD Wt.i l Miss Smith's father supplied the only information given oul regarding' the woman s flight from Juarez, to ! Chihuahua City "A man she met on the train from Juarez to Chihuahua IBUSl have been I lies, van-sent," he daid. "Sho had nev er S'en him before. They did not even talk the same language. He .ip prouched, her, knowing she was In trouble a,nd volunteered to shield hi r. And Clara reposed her trust in him. He guarded her as carefully as though she were his own child. I believe "hat's ;i miracle 1 believe God guid ed that frlehd to her in her hour or ,i- d." t LAjR l (.1 AUDI D The "friend" was a Chihuahua of ficial, the father said, who took Clara to his home ami his wife became Clara's companion The official po liced bis estate with private detectives to keep her safe ami not even her own brother "Jimmy" 19,. could ap proach until he had thoroughly estab lished his identity. 'Clara it broken In health." the fa ther said. "Her mother unci I can notice It- Gone Is her vivacity, her quick, lithe movements and ready . laughter. The strain has been too much for her. The ordeal Is not over yel 1 hope God gives her strength to endure all that la yet to come. You know to us Clara Is only a baby. We are glad she Is home. And after all, Mhls is over, she's going to stay with I us." FOO 1 RED TO 1 i k I When asked for an Interview. Miss I Smith said nhe wanted to give her 1 story to the Associated Press, but she was too tired last night. Later her attorneys announced that they h id advised that she give out no fur- ther statements because of thel I charges against her. Date last night a physician was summoned to adminis ter to her. t I Bh( riff Garrett made good his prom- ise to allow her freedom with her fam-! I ily Sheriff Orndorff, of El Paso, dep-l I utlzed a taxi driver and Stationed hlin in front of the Smith home all night, not So much a. a guard, he said, but to keep newspapermen and rurioua people from approaching the house I The party is scheduled to reach Fori Worth Fridav morning and to reach ' Ardmore that afternoon. Bond of! i)0 ui" is to be furnished immediately land Miss Smith expects to spend .1 J few days with relatives in Oklahoma! I before returning to El Paso to await i the trial. NT SPEEDY Tit l . Attorneys . P. McLean. Jr., of Fott Worth, and f'harleu A. loaklev. of Ardmore, said they would ask a speedy trial and expressed the belief 1h.1t lmr acquittal would result. "The sympa thy of the people of Carter county! 1 iklahoma 1 Is with M1ss Smith " Sher iff Garrett said. Hainon was shot in an Ardmore ho tel and before his death gave out u statement saying the shooting was ac-1 CldentaJ and relieving Miss Smith ot all blame. The county attorney, how- ever, swore oul a warrant which later was changed to murder and another containing a statutory charge. Mis.s smith was H anion's secretary SHARES His ESTATE AKDMiiKE. okla. Dee, 23. James H. Muthers, of the firm of Mathers and Coakley, attorneys for Clara Bar ton Smith, declared today he has "un derstood all the time," that there Is a win of the late Jake L Hamou, Re publican national committeeman, in existence, and that "Clara Smith is left one fourth of the- eatatu " H0 added, however, that he did not beliove the will to be In Ardmore. Mr. Muthers xald he had received no information from Sheriff Buck Oarrett or from Attorney Charles A.' Coakley, relative to the surrender of; Miss Smith yesterday at i-;i Paso. , "The were to wire me Immediately I f SOVIET FORCES TO STRIKE AT CEORCPUEF Campaign to Eliminate Re public From Map of Cau casus Seems Forming ALLIES CONSIDERING SENDING OF WARSHIPS Suffering Increases Owing to Shortage of Supplies and High Costs TIFLIS. Dec. 21. (By the Associat ed Press). Russian Bolshevik forces appear to be concentrating for a cam paign which will eliminate the repub lic of Georgia from the map of the Caucasus region Heavy soviet forces have been concentrated at Tuapse. port on the eastern shore of the Black sea. and at Oagrl, a port still ftiVther southeast toward the Georgian fron tlre. other Bolshevikl dtfaohments are reported at Kazak. southeast of Tlffls. while the Tenth Bolshevik army, which has been operating along the Armenian frontb r. is said 10 have passed through Karakllsh moving to ward the Georgian republic TR IDE AI W I .l s Independent Qsorgla has been tol erated by the Bolshevlki because of) the trade advantages offered at Bat-j ii'iiii. which has been n-garded in Mos cow as a cJbrridor which permitted the Bolshevik! to bring In supplies! from Europe. Reliable information! from Batoum, however. Indicates se- rious disturbances, the Georgian gar-: rlson there having revolted. This re sulted in a panic and people stormed the ships in the harbor seeking to es- cape before the arrival of the Bol-' aheylk troops, which wfere reported in the neighborhood. SITUA1 l si 1:1111 s It is Understood fhcJfiiifes regafd die situation so serious lhat they have considered sending warships to insure I the evucuutkiii of allied missions lit Georgia. The recent oil agieement olid uded 1 ; netween soviet nusaiia anu ueorvia ' has not been carried out and as a Ci ft ' SO(Uence train service has been re- duced to a strict minimum, Involvuyi , a serious commercial crisis. Supplies 1 an awaiting transport to town:-, suf ferng from shortage of food and prices of necessities of life have increased .0 fantastic figures in many places. 1 LUCK AGAINST YOUTH ACCUSED OF HOLD-UP NEW YORK, Dec. 23. Assistant District Attorney SUllivan, in general si ssions , oiut Wednesday held Ire lips of paper In his hand five charg es against Lawrence Hawthorne. Zi? .ear-old youth, held under JluO.uO'i ball for his part In the Hotel Astor holdup last week Beside him, sa: tin prisoner, waiting to plead to ihem I li draw one yard' and plead guil ty to the indictment on It," Hawthorns said "Which on1"' asked the assistant district attorney. He held the slips as he would a poker hand. The Indictments ranged from assault to burglary In the first degree, punishable by "not less than ten years In state prison." "Any one will do." Hawthorne drew at random. He picked "burglary In the first degree ' the severest of the lot. "Guilty to the charge, your honor." he said Then he was led back to the Tombs. He will be sentenced Christmas eve REPORT SAYS INDIANS ARE SHABBILY IKtATEU SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 23. The Indian population of California has been decimated in seventy years drop ping from 10.000 to 20.000. the In dian board of cooperation announced Wednesday. Eviction, starvation and disease were the reasons assigned. Five thousand of the present Indian! population are on "small. Inade quate and undesirable reservations," and the other 15,000 are scattered through the mountain counties, with no land of 1 heir ow 11, The 1 'ssr , 1 d -iiir-d the Indians 'arc the shuttle cock belwi.-n the stab- and federal governments, denied the rights even of citizenship " The board spent $17,0l0 last year) or. relief for the Indians. 00 DIVORCE LAWS ASSAILED BY TACOMA MINISTERS TACOMA. Wash . Dec. 23.- Tip Tacoma Ministers association adopted a resolution Wednesday upon the legis lature to make the staio'.s divorce luws more strict. "The appalling divorce record of this state far surpasses the notorious r c-! ord of Nevada." the resolutions assert.' Thi v add that divorce,; thi:- ejr aver-I age seven a day in Seattle thd three In Tacoma. NOTED PIANIST DIES BOSTON. Dec 23- Mrs Annie N. Baldwin, a plaulst who had be, n OSSO" elated With many musical celebrities, died here Wednesday, she- was a sis. ter of the lato Lillian Nbrdica, and was her accompanist on many con cert tours upon Clara Smith s surrender," he added, "but ai nine oy-lock this morn Inu 1 have not received a wire. All I know is whni 1 read In the paper.-."' Italian Destroyer Shells D'Annunzian Battery Near Fiunie 1 - ! LONDON, Dec. 'S.i. Military operations have been begun by! Italian government troops againsl tunes in and aboul Kunnc com manded by Gabriele d'Ahnunzio who refuses to evacuate the citj ! and permit Italy to put into operation the provisions of the treat of Bapallo. Dispatches received here slate thai military works along the line marking the frontier oi the "regency of Quarnero" havt ueen raided and an Italian destroyei i-; t i I to have shelled d'Annun ' .ian batteries mi the sland of Veglia, Bouthwesl ( Fiunie - a . An atti mot on ih pari ol d Annun- FARMER KILLS WIFE, CHILDREN : WITH HAMMER Y IRK, Neb , Dec. 23 Karl K. Nicholson, a farmer living near hers, killed his wife and throe children with a hammer last niKlit and then ended his own life by slashing his throat with a razor. Bodies of the victims were not found until this morning SCKANTON. Pa., Dec. L'3. Currency displayed on two Illu minated Christmas trees in win dows of ihe First National bank at the most prominent business corner of the city, attracted thieves Just before daybreak to day. They hurled stones through the windows and gathered up ihe bills Indifferent to the burglar alarm loudly cUugtuK ovsr inei, heads. Police hurr'ed lo the , scene and arrested, the two men with their pockets bulging with ihe new bank notes. Both are deaf mutes CINCINNATI. O.. Dec. it. Joseph Kline, of New York City. 11 guard on a truck loaded with whisky valued at llu.Ono, hound from Krankfort, Ky. to New Vork City, was jirobably fatally wounded when several shots were fired late last night on Reading road, this city, in what police be lieve was an unsuccessful attempt to steal the whisky. The shooting, police wore told, was done b six men In a touring COT who had followed the truck from Kentucky. DALLAS. Tex.. Dec. 23. Joe Gruggor, a grocer, died last night from wounds sustained when he was shot by an unknown assail ant Monday night. He is the fourth known victim of a Sicilian family feud. KANSAS CITY. Dec. SS, Three unmasked men late Wed nesday held up the Inter-clty State bank of Rosedale, a suburb of Kansas City, Kan., and escaped with between $4U00 and 5000. B. L Yiesley assistant cashier, and Lester Stucker. bookkeeper, were forced Into the vault and the ban dits scooped the loot Into a flour sock. The bunk lost $25,000 In a davilght robbery on April 1019. RALEIGH, N. C. Doc. 23 A terrific racket last night in the barn of A. Johnson. a farmer near here, announced thm a milk thief had met his Watorloo. at the business end o' a farm mule. Johnson had planted the mule in the stall of a cow which the thief had been milking at nigiit. When the farmer reached the barn last 1 (ght, shotgun In hai.fl, li. found 1. 1 Here-; milk p.ti 1 w re iked milking stool, a hat, bet no thief. 00 - , 1 . 1 U.KM Ml NT UI At III I) PA It IS, Dc 2 2. A new coal agree ment between Germany and the allies! to follow the Spa ngrcemeni termin ates tho end of January, has virtually been finished by the reparations com mission and alreadv has received tho, approval of most of the countries con cerned. Under the new ugreemcnH 1 Germany must provide a minimum of 2,000.00b tons monthl) without ans special compensation as is the case j with the Spa agreement. I AJIOK Mli TIM. t Mi l 1 WASHING! 'UN. Dec 23. Samuel, Qompere called at ih- stat'- depart ment Wednesdav in Ills capaeltv as president of the PonrAmerlcari Federa tion of Labor to ask cooperation of government representatives here and I in Mexico City January 10. "The de-l partmont assured me of their bene ficial assistance," Mr. Gompcrs sild. 00 ( BIDS TOO HIGH WASHINGTON, Dec. 23. All bids! received for furnishing a years supply of burner coal for American merchant 1 ships at Allantn and Gulf ports ha". been rejected, the shipping board un nOUnced as the prices ranging from I $7 to 9 1 1-6 0 a ton were legarded as j excessive. 00 Id.StOLN s FRIEND DIES: TONOPAH, Nee, Doc. 23. J. A. Nelson, second assistant treasurer of the United States under President Lin coln, and a witness against the assass ins of the martyred executive, died" Wednesday while visiting here, at the home of his daughter. He was s.". years old, a native of Ohio and bad spent the latter vears of his life in 1 "iiltfornla. zio to seize control of the Mont.igna anal, 1 mining down the Dalmatian coast behind a screen of low Islands. has been foiled. Men despatched toj Casti Verenl, northeast of Zara. a point which commands the southern entrance to the canal, were forced to retreat, some of them being cup-, Lured and others disarmed. D'An nunzlnn legionaries which have been, actflig as garrison at Zara arc said to bat e fled from that citv. SCHEME FRUSTlt VI ED Jt is asserted that d'Ahnunsio planned to abandon .Flume and to' kind somowhi-r,' along the Dalmatian ( oast, w here he would mis,- the ban ner of revolt, hoping to create B alt- . nation which would nullify the treaty; Ot K.pallo. His scheme, however, is aald to have been frustrated by gov ernment troops which prevented the; departure from the city of vessels loaded with legionaries. STATE QV M Alt j D'Armunzio has proclaimed that a state of war exists between his Ki 111110 government and Italy and has( forbidden the population of Fiumo tO( leave tho city, sayi Rome dispatch to the Bxchange Telegraph quoting of I ficia) advices. The proclamation. Ka . the Central News Komc correspondent, adds that anyone speaking against d Annun;:to I is liable 10 be shot. TRAi KS lukN i p ItuME. Dec. 23. To all appcar ances a. state of war 1ms been re-ertab-,llshcd bv d'A iimin.lo forces along the 'Flume front. Roads or.d railway trac ks have: been im n up. barbed wire I entanglements hav been established and all telephone and, telegraph wires hading Into lium, have been cut. General Cayiglia, commander of government troops around Plume, has I issued manifestos urging his men lo give ovidonco of their discipline and loyalty. Captain Gabriele d'Annunslo. on th other hand. Is launching his ap- peals. He is praising sailors of Italian destroyers which recently took their ships over to the d'Annunzion side. He says that the mutiny of sailors is 1 worthy of imitation and his rebellion is "a holy war." Ill Ml I SOLA! ED 1 TKIKST, Dec. 22. .yy the ASS.001 ated Fress. Strong cordons of car bineers and Alpinl, brigaded into prob ably 8 score of battalions, bav, been thrown about Plume and completely I isolated that cltj b) land. The Ital" llan fleet, which has fts headquarters at Poia is scouring the Gulf of Quar nero duy and night for d Annunzio alders, and searcnlighis play on tho waters from twilight till dawn. Following the Issuance of orders to establish a close blockade. G. 101.1! c'.'iviglla. Italian commander, directed kthut foreign citizens and civilians In I Flume be given 48 hours to leave the city. EX-AMBASSADOR HERRICK INVITED TO SEE HARDING MAKl'iX. .. In, 23. -Myron T. Hcrrlck. of Cleveland, who was Ameri can ambassador at Paris during the early days of the world war, was call- d to Marlon today by President-elect Harding to discuss the International peace plan to be presented before the world by the coming administration Tho conference is understood to have concerned particularly the exper iences of Mr. lb rrlck abroad last sum mer when he made ji tour of- Kuro pean capitals and talked with many leading statesmen. Ft' d W. Lrpham, of Chicago, treas urer of the Republican national com-' mlttee. also was on Mr. Harding's coll ing list, but It was said the visit cun cemed left-over official matters con nected with tho recent campaign fe OAKLAND SHIPYARD MEN DIVIDE $250,000 BONUS Oakland, cai. Dec 23. um-j ployes of the Moore Shipbuilding com pany here, exclusive of those vvho shared In bonuses for constructing ships or who received extra pay for overtime work, will receive Christmas, bonuses aggregating 1250.000, it was announced today bv Georg,- A. Amies, president and general manager. "The i company carried out the plan In re-1 sponse to a desire to show its apprc-' elation ol" the services rendered In a year when more work has been done and at greater tension than during any similar period in the past," the an nouncement said- EIGHT ROADS GIVEN LOAN TO FINANCE IMPROVEMENT WASHINGTON. Dec. 23 --A loan of $20,77.-1.000 to eight railroads to help finance Improvements amounting to 156,6X5,0.00 was approved today by the Interstate commerce commission. The railroads which arc to receive the loan are the .Michigan Central, the Blfl Four, the New York Central, ih ' Cincinnati Northern, the Toledo, & hlo Central, the Zanesville & West era, the Kanawha & Michigun raiiwas and the Like Erie & Western. LIKE OF M MILES WILL BE ioi Details of Huge Colorado River Power Scheme Dis f closed in Washington 3.000,000 HORSEPOWER IM SCHEME IS OUTLINED Utah, Wyoming and Arizona Included in Scope of Tfe- I mendous Project M WASHINGTON, Dec. 28. An out- H line of a three million UOrsepowi 'i hydro-electric power developme'."t i project now under consideration for the Colorado river in Utah and Art- pH 7.ona Is contained In a memorandum H issued today bv the federal power If' commission, composed of the score- 1 H taiies of war. Interior and ogrlcul- H lure, announcing receipt of eight ad- H d It tonal power development nppllca' H Hons up jO Decembe 14. With Ihesj iLssion now h is 121 I .9 Applications before H Six of the eight .ie aopllcationfl IH ire o i California prolocts, the olhi ft ijM I g from Idaho and Alaska. H The memoi-andum adds, however. H H power plants for summer cottages in I 'M Wyoming to "tli H Vrizons 3.000,00(1 horsepower schei dM MILE l tX.PL i M contemplates, She , memorandum said the construction of a high darn at Lee's Fern. Ariz.. Just south of the Vtah line. The dam H ! will form a reservoir or inland lake H 3oo miles long, backing up thlS" waters "H ; of the upper Colorado river and Its H paeity effectively to control tho an- Isih jitul run-off ot tie- "olor.L i above- the dam. thus giving H source of power in the below I dam and practically oHminntihg tlie LLLLV I causo so much damage in the irrlga- H lion districts along the lower stretohes H the H SERI1 S 'i PLAVl s "It Is proposed to develop the H I ginning at the dam a.ml extending H ' along the river to the we3tern boon- i -H dary of Arizona, with the exception H of that part of the river lying wit! ,H ' th' Grand Canyon national park H i which is excluded from the propow H development." I H iOB IN TEXAS I LYNCHES WHITE I Ailecjed Slayer of Policeman J Taken From Jail and Hanged on Tree ! Ful'.T WORTH, Tex.. Dec. Tom W. Vickery, a white man held ct hai gc in lirder H with the killing Mom; nigbl pi Po j H llceman Jeff C Couch was tak. from the county Jail here shortly aftei I midnight by a mob and hanged. Scv j cral shots were fired Into his bod I Twenty-five masked men enteri i he and ovei powered Lhi lallei ; jH and his assistants, Opening Yiek i' ll cell the mob removed tho prisoner. H clad only in night clothes, to a grove H near the packing house district, and H swung him lo a tree. After firing u H few shots into tho body, the mob dis- H Sheriff Smith and Chief of Polici Porter, warned anonymously by tele- H phone that Vickery was being hung- IH ed, reached the seem- shortly uftcr IH the mob hud disbanded v'l, leery was 30 years of age and a jH chauffeur. Policeman Couch answer , i call I ram Mond night bH to arrest an alleged Intoxicated man The officer was shot when he arrived S at the garage. Vtfckery was arrested. I County officers said today tin H lynching would be Investigated bv tlx BH next session of the district grand jury POPE WILL CELEBRATE I MASS CHRISTMAS EVE ROME, Dec 22. -Pop.- Benedict hai Mnl decided to celebrate midnight muss on uJLLV I'hrlstmus eve in the Pontine chapel. CLLa thus resuming a custom abandoned Il while Leo Kill was pontiff.