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l b THE OGDEN STANOARD-fclXAMIiNLK I- RID AY EVENING, OECbMBhK si. ljgj- J
I CHARLES ALLEN 1
I PUSSES MY;
Civil War Veteran and Pioneer
Raihopcl Worker Dies
I Charles Allen
I Charles Allen, civil war veteran and j
I pior.eer railroad worker, died yestcr
I day at the home of his sou. T. R Al
I u p.. 17U Washington avenue. Etc
I is SI years old and had been ;i res
I .idem of Ogden for fifty-one years.
He was born in New York Glty June
I, 1 S3?.
Mr. Allen joined the northern army,
at ihc beginning of the Civil war at
Camp Tenniaon, Ohio. Uc was tea
signed to C company, Tenth Ohio In-1
fan try. 1 -1th urmy corps, of the Arm
of the Cumberland under command of
He fought under Generals Rosen-j
erans and Thomas at Camfox Ferry;
W. v.-i. Perryville, Crab Orchard, I
Cumberland Gap. Chattanooga and'
Chickamauga, and at Lookout .Moun
tain, and Missionary Ridge undei
General Grant. He also fought with
General Sherman at Atlanta, Ga.
He was mustered out of service In ,
Ohio with the rank of corporul in ,
1864. He then enlisted in the navy
and fourbl under Admirul Ffi rra l'ii t 1
at Mobile Hay. Transferring to the
II, s. s. Mohoska he sailed to Tarn-1
Pico, thence to the Pensacola navy
yards, whore the gunboat underwent
Hj repairs. He was discharged from
Hj service with a captain's commission.,
Mr. Allen shortly after entered the
employ of tho Union Pacific Rnil
road company and remained with till
i ompany until the Union Pacific and
Central raclf'c were, joined at Prom-
H ontory i-ohiL
Surviving him are three rons. T. R..
E. J. and C. J. Allen, all of Ogden.
and the following grandchildren:
jpharles A., Thomas H . l auiine and
Funeral services wil be held at the
fl Kirkondall chapel. Sunday at 8 p. m
Interment will be In the City ceme
tcry. The body may he viewed at
the chapel Saturday afternoon and
Suppression of Meetings.
Newspapers and Other Ac
BELGRADE, Dec. "1 Communism
will be suppressed and communistic I
propaganda prevented in Jugo-Slavia 1
until a vote has been taken In the I
const! tu eh tassembly, said an official
announcement today. This Step has
been taken by the government "in the
Interest of constitutional liberty." says
"Tho seditious action of Bolchi i spi
in abusing the generous political lib
erty accorded by the state," the an
nouncement aswerted, "have begun to
i opnrdise tin- benefits the nation won
ni the t ost of sanguinary sacrifices. It
has: been determined according to for
I bid communist propaganda, suspend
I -.il communistic organizations. close
I i uihi lunfst meeting halls, and suppress
I new -'p.ipers and other publications ad-
I vocating revolution or violence. Any
I (trders for a general strike will be flte
I i d and those responsible for them
I will be Imprisoned, but freedom of
I speech and pros? will be retained un
utlllbed Cor cllllfylng thj stafc aud
I demoralizing the public."
I UNION EMPLOYES HOLD
. J WAGE CUT UNACCEPTABLE
CHICAGO, Dee. 31. Union employ
y the Pullman company will not
I accept the proposed cut In wages up
'in !0 per cent which the employes' in
1 1 .mi rein (.Ions committee proposed,
iccording to Harry Smith. general
. ho rman of the Pullman System t'e.i--ration
I CHAMBERLAIN UNDERGOES
HIS SECOND OPERATION
1 WASHINGTON, Dec 31 A second
operation was performed today on
'M Senator Chamberlain, of Oregon! The
9 Immediate results were said to bi fa
' W. O. W. HALL
M New Year's
$8 Good Music - Refreshments
Directors Tell Of s
Directors of Irrigation District Declare Misrepresentations
Being Made hy Persons Circulating Papers; Declare Thai
Plan May Bring Additional Costs for Land Owners; Law
Has Been Tested and Upheld; Offer to Present Actual
Facts in Home Towns and Explain Exact Status of Entire
Project With Its Tremendous Meaning for Future Pros
perity of Farmers.
Landowners and farmers of Weber
county v ho have properly in Weber
county irrigation district have been ad
dressed In an open letter by the dis
trict's directors named under the staV
law. regarding a petition that is being
circulated and which they declare, if
carried through, might hamper th
plan of irrigation betterment and also
increase tho costs to the landowner.
The Utter asserts that misstatements
have been made In connection with the
Circulation Of the petition. The com
munication if the irrigation district di
rectors follov a
Ogden. Utah. Dee. Si 1920. i
To the Landowners of the Weber
County Irrigation District:
' The report has come to the oirect
iorsj of the Waner county Irrigation
District thai certain Interests are cir
culating a petition and Seeking sifciiu-.
lures m various parts of the county,
jthts petition having as its announced
'object the exclusion of lands from the,
district should Lhe board of directors
for any reason find il impossible to
grant this petition, it reported, the cir
culators of the petition propose t"
I make that situation a basis of court
action In an endavor to have the dls-,
I "Misrepresentations of serious na-'
lure have been made regarding the lr
rtgation district, the plans Of build-;
iing. the attitude ot bahkSra and Irri
gation experts regarding the plana n
nun. of these statements have been
made, so varied hae these misstate-
incuts been, that we will not endeavor
to even summarize them. But we doi
destrs to inform each and every land-;
owner wlthlh the district of these mis
statements, so ihat he or she will take
sii is l. il' termini- whether or not the
statements made to them arc the truth
LESSENS IN 1920
Sixty one Persons Lynched i
During Year Compared to
83 in 1919
TUSKEGEE, Ala. Dec. 31 L.vnch
Ings were tees numerous In 1820 than
In 1919. according to records compiled;
at Tuskegee institute and made public
today Sfxty one persons. Including 8
white men, were lynched this year as
empaled with v3 last year, and 04 Uli
1918, the statement said.
In ?6 instances in 1920 officers of
Hie law prevented lynchlngs, the re-!
ports showed, ten of these instances
being ii northern and 46 In southern)
state" Armed force was used to repel
would-le lynchers in 14 cases and In
four f" these, mobs were fired upon,
seven of the attackers having been
hilled and a number wounded.
i I f the t-l persons lynched. b2 were
In the south and nine in the north and
wcs;. One was a negro woman Eight-!
ecu negroes lynched were charged with
having attacked women. The offenses
charged against the while men were:
Murder, five Insulting women, one:j
"no charge except belnn a foreigner" I
one. killing officer of the Ian one.
' ifftcs charged ng.iftst negroes
lynched Included: Murder five; kill
ing landlord six; insulting women two;
knocking down guard, escaping from
chain gang and then returning and
surrendering wo; and one each of the
following' .Tumping labor contract, i
threatening to kill man; cutting man
In fight; "for receiving stay of death
tentence because another confessed
crime;" "peeping through window at
women", "insisting on voting."
By states lyhcbingS occurred as fo!-,
Texas ten, Georgia, nine, Misfdvdp-J
I pi, Alabama and Florida, seven each;
Minnesota, North Carolina, Oklahoma,
and California three each; Arkansas
Kansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri,
bln. South Carolina Virginia and
West Virginia one e.n li
ST. LOUIS DEALERS
REDUCE SOFT COAL
PRICES AT YARDS
trr LOUIS Mo pec 81. Three
large local coal dealer Oday announi:
ed price reductlong of from 2 to T."
cents a Ion. effective tomorrow, ph
bituminous coal. The reductions re
sult from declining prices at the mines
mnd from general business depression.
1 It was explained.
Joyce, Stephens, Xada and Adele
.Banks, of Nebraska, Wash., plan to
build themselves a home of their own.
Besides being expert carpenters, all
I of the girls play the violin, the piano,
sew and cook. They have dressed
'alike all their lives and all graduated
from th- same high school.
"The state law has been fully con-,1
Strued by the Utah state legal author
ities, has been defined by attorneys
for heavy financial Interests, has been
tested lh the. courts of Utah and liar
Cecn upheld by those courts. The state!
law Is very cloar regrdlns: the only ,
methods of exclusion of lands from the
irrigation district. We quote Section j
38, haptei 88, Session Law of Utah
" Exclusion of lands--liability not
impaired. Any tract of land included
within any such district, at or att '
Its organisation, under the provisions
of this act. may be excluded there
from. In the manner herein prescribed,
but such exclusion of land from the
district shall not Impair or affect It:
organization, or its Hghis In OT '"
property, or any ol i;n rights or privi
leges of whatever Wind or nature, pbr
hall siu h exclusion affect. Impair, or
discharge any contract, obligation. lien
or charge for or upon which the lis- (
triet would or mlgh; become liable or
chargeable, had such land not lecn ex
cluded from the district.'
"The directors feel that they should
call attention to the probable delays
and increased costs should the plan ofi
riiesr interests who oppose 'be district
be carried through. desire to askj
each one io withhold his or her sig
n . Lure until opportunity has been glv-
mi for us to meet with the landowners
in their local communities and to dis
cuss with them every phase of this
1 Yours, respcctfullv.
. 1 D. D. M'KAY.
"JAMES r.. ROBSOX.
"JAMES R BEL'S.
"Directors of Weber county Irrlga-:
BOW TO ITALY
b'Annunzian Legionaries Dis
banded by Regular Forces
TRIESTE, Dec 31. Estaldishment
of the old national council of Flume
as a provisional government over the
citv was announced there tonight.
All terms laid down to the Piuman
delegates at bbazia by General Cavig
lia have been approved. These terms
included the release of legionaries from
their oaths of alteglam . to the "reg
encj ol Quarnero," abahdonmeni of
the island's of Arbe and Veglla, in the
Gulf of Quarnero. restoration of all
prisoners taken by the legionaries and
the surrender of all arms and muni
tions appropriated from the Italian
army, and tllai all kglonarles not na
tives of Flume should leae within five
The conference continued toda. The
discussion, according to information
received from officer?. appeared to
center on what would become of the
d'Ajinunslo legionaries, tm; delegat -asking
that they be allowed to stay in
Flume and become a special charge of
Several bombs were thrown into po
sitions held by regular soldiers in Fl
ume last night.
ROME. Dee. 31 The discovery of a
plot In .Milan 1 1 i which the Faselotl (ex
treme nationalist party) -'"'l anarch
ists are alleged to have been prepar
ing a joint attack on the Italian army
operating agnlnst Flume, is reported
by the newspapers here today Sev
enteen persons have been arrested in
connection with the plot, the newspa
pers say. 1
FIRES HOTEL ROOF
TO BOIL BEEF STEW
SAX IRANCISCO. Dec. 31.
I The desire of Biglari Gullo for
beef stew Thursday led to a fire
' alarm, a fight on the roof of a
hotel in the Italian quarter her.-,
and steps to determine Gulio s
i mental condition.
Gullo, the police say. thrice set
fire to the roof of the hotel in an
effort to cook the stew. Twice Hie
proprietor extinguished it. Tin
third time, finding Gulio armed
with an Ice 'pbk and' a rusty
sword, he called the police. Two
i officers subdued the man aftei
. a spectacular struggle along the
J eavesi and extinguished the fire
before the department arrived.
Gulio is in Jail, awaiting the atten
tion of specialist.
Alaska's population is 54.71S. a de
crease of 14.0 per cent In the last de
1 cade. k
PACT WITH U. S.
Her Manpower and American
Raw Materials Should Be
Joined. Says Envoy
ROME, Dec. "1 Oy the Associat
ed Press). The newly appointed Ital
ian ambassador to die United States, t
Signer ROlandJ Ricci, foreshadowed
Lhe establishment of a new economic, j
agreement between the United States
and Italy, in the course of his address
today before the I talo -American as-1
oi ni ion. Sign or Eticcl is leaving sbort
I, to take up his duties in Washing !
T.obert Underwood Johnson, Amer
ican ambassador to Italy, commented
Ln reply on the mutual Interests of thej
two countries and enumerated reasons
why the should Increase their com-
Taking Up the policies he expects
to pursue at his new post. Ambassador,
TI.W TO JOIK I OJH I IS.
"An economic agreement between'
the two countries will be mutually
USi ml and easy as America ha.; plenty
ol capital and raw materials while
Italy has plenty of willing, industrious:
workers Italy can join her capital ol
workmen with America's capital efj
abundant raw materials and furnish
partially worked products in accord-1
i:;ii with the various specific xlge;i
. li - "f consuming cm. t. tries, especial-j
ly in the eastern .Mediterranean ba
sin. "Though Italy is lacking In raw ma
terials, she has an immense supply of
water power. Why should not Ameri
can bankers Slid manufacturers realist
thru ;t is both to their and ltaly"s ad
v tntage to help in the great work of
efficient and complete utilization of
lour water power?"
EXPORTS I" AMERH v.
! "Many Italian cxportaliovs are less
flourishing than they might be be-
cause they are insufficiently cared for
hero and Insufficiently organized in I
An: lica. j shall Infprm Italy of all!
deficiencies ln her exports and shall;
watch that no obstacles are raised in
America to a trade which will be ad-;
vantageous to both the Italian export
er and the American consumer.
"The first step will be to restore
confidence in Italy as Italy has the
rlghl i" be trusted wince she always
had be n square and above board In
her commercial dealings The lack of J
confidence was not created by past ex-!
perience, bui by a scant knowledge ofl
Italian condition 1 think Italy would
gri lily profit if 10,000 leading Ameri
cana could be Induced to coiqc to this
country, remain ihrc-e months, see the!
real conditions, and ascertain what can
bo done here."
Mi; ISSADOR'S RI PIiY.
Replying to remarks of S'.gnor RlccO
Ambassador Johnson said.
Americans have much to learn ot'i
Italy's sterlnur nnaiitiea. her traditions'
I of llbertj which she desires not only
I for herself but also foi ail mankind,
I her fine sense of chivalry left over
from the much abused past, her genu
jine democracy In which man is lued
j for w hat he is, not for his title or
'purse, and also her abounding hind
llhiess of personal intercourse, with
'strangers, to which ihy countrymen
j continually give grateful testimony.
Upon such common ground of good
I will to men must be bulk any new
structures of sociolj : because these
fundamental qualities are lacking In
the soviet scheme, it will never have
the approval of Italy or America."
CANADA PLACES j
Benefits of Employment Ma
chine Described by Labor
NEW YORK, Dec 31. Canada's
governmental machine for preventing
; unemployment placed 600000 work-,
; ers in jobs without cost to either -ni-'
ployers or workmen during the fi ;
Tificcn months of its operation which
, began in March, 1919. This was re-'
vealed Thursday In a speech by the
dominion labor minister. G D. Rob
ertson, before the American assocla-;
I tion for labor legislation, at Its annual!
I meeting here.
Tho service hail proved an effec-j
I live aid In controlling immigration.!
Mr. Robertson said, thereby lessening1
' the present unemployment problem.
I This ear, he explained, employei h "i
asked to import 55 MO skilled workryen j
I but as a result of the government sup-!
I plying them fi',,n Canada's own un
employed. P as s necessary to bring
! in only 7 7 ar 11 to fill the demand
j The Canau.an minister declared his
government had employment agencies
In ninety cities.
Among other measures In operation
' bj ihe dominion, he named federal aid
to municipalities In providing emr-(
gem relief to the jobless, the pm -
pehsse or government suppllee when s
particular industry was slack appro-1
! prlatlpns for federal and local public
; works and the urging of employers to j
I reduce hours or days of work eae. ;
'week In preference to laying off any
Other speakers included Sidney Hill
man, president of the Amalgamated '
Clothing Workers, who contended that '
I industry should In common justlci
take care of employes when y reason
of temporary industrial depression
ih re is no work for them.
In southern Utah is a public road I
ouilt by the federal government w hich
passes only one house itl jta course ofl
forty-five miles. '
B 365 New B I
M Tomorrows- I
now comes the first of I
p three hundred and sixty- iP I
five brand new to - glfp n
morrows, each with its 1 M
zestj its mystery of events M
still to be unfolded. I
may the New Year de- pliip I
liver, one by one, an ad- lllip I
venture in success to you, I
and bring the full fruit of pp . I
the joy you desire for m
yourself and for all hu- I
W. H. Wright H J
fe Sons Company I
3 II ,1 1J - " I
WASH I NGTOX. Dep. 31. A limit
on congressional appropriations for
inaugural ceremonkr- was Urged In
the senate Thursd.i bv Senator
Borah. Republican. Idaho.
' would spend only 53 0 for nn
automobile for the president's trip '.-
and from the capltOl." he declared
Some opposition to the proposed
iifc of the pension ofiice for an in
augural ball, as ni the Taft inaugural,
was also Indicated by senators.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 31. Farmers
would be guaranteed a minimum price
of 2 s bushel for wheat until July
1, under a bill introduced Thursday
by Representative Sinclair, Republi
can, of North Dakota.
WASHINGTON- Dec i. The sen
ate adopted Thursday a resolution by
Senator King. Democrat, of Utah, call
ing on the state depsrtmenl for the
records and status of all Claims filed
against the German government by
WASHINGTON, dec. 31. Gold pro
ducers alone have not profited bj in
creased prices. Representative Raker.
Democrat, California, told the house,
urging nis bin to Increase the price
of gold $J0 an ounce. He said gold
producers were "hard up" and hun
dreds of mines were closed as the
meial cost more to mine than it could
be told for.
WASHINGTON;, Dec. 31. Under a
resolution introduced by Sfcnatbr
Sutherland. Republican, of West Vir
ginia, the government would endorse
and the public would be asked to con
tribute to the relief movement for the
children of 'central Europe headed by
Herberi Hoover and the European re
lief council. The resolution was re
ferred to the foreign relations com
mittee. WASHINGTON. Hoc. 31. Federal
officers and agents employed to en-
force national prohibition would i
put undei t he civil service bj bill I
introduced by Senator Sterling. Re
publican. South Dakota.
Washington; pec, i. Amend
incuts' proposing to add pickled cher-,
ries. walnuts and filberts to the list
of agricultural commodities on which I
higher dutUs would be Imposed to tho;
pending emergency tariff mea ire
were introduced by Senator SdcNary,
Republican, of Oregon
WASHINGTON. Dee 3j.The!
house banking committee an reed
day to report favorably the senate
tmi . Mending to federal reserve banks
until December Si, lasi, the privii-;
egc of rediscountmg notes of member,
banks to the extent of 10 per cent in-J
stead of io per cent of government!
bond? and certificates s C( pt fl from
borrowers as security. As amended
CAN LONDON BOBBIES KAYO
NEW YORK'S "FINEST"?
BRITISH COPS ARRESTING ATTENTION HERE
Can the pick of London's 22,'OOQ
Bobbies lick the beat of New York's
Two of the British bluecoatS, Ham
I Mailin, hi avywi Ight, ami Jack Slauley,
light-heavyweight, ore going to try it
In January when they box at the nma
or boxing tournament being staged
bv the International Sporting club.
1(1 I 1..M AI.D
Both are champions. They've llcl ed
all opponents through a series of elim
I inatlon bouts held biveen the many
precincts of the London polios depurt-
I Of course they pack a waliop AM
I policemen get their jobs because tho
ban hit. But their interpretation of
I the Marquis of Queensberry rules like
lnost Englishmen, Is to win n poinis
Boxing is a part of the regular
I training of the London BolVies They
I have three classes heavy, middle and
w elterw eights.
"There are no lightweights in Ron
! don's police body," according to In
spector A. J. Sprlggs of Scotland Yard,
j who is chaperoning the two boxing
Mailin weighs 195 pounds. ie
doesn'l look It in civietf. Also He's
Irish He shows It decidedly hi his
I brogue and big smile.
Stanley's weight d. 16.". pounds. He
comes from a clan of fighting Scots.
1 lis ring recprd covers more years than
;that of his- huddle for he's 27 vears
Both are "full blown" constables,
according to the language of the Bob-bier.-,
There is nothing of the bruiser
type of fighter In their personal makeups-.
They're more like gentlemanly
Bombardiei Wells, who rislted this
country several years ag and fared
As policemen thej hsve excellent
records. Their beats are in the heart
of London, where they march up and
down swinging their clubs in the
Jaunty manner that the Bobbies are
noted for. ,
But can they lick New York's "Fin
est"? There isn't a popper. In Cni bis
tovn who concedes them a bancc.
by the house committee the bill would
apply only tx securities held by or-!
WASHINGTON. Dee. 3 1 . Regula- I
tions covering deductions, from net
Income permitted taxpayers for de
pletion of mines, oil and g-13 wells1
ar.d for depreciation of Improvements!
were issued Thursday by the bateau
of Internal ft venue.
Owners of mineral deposits under
ihe regulations are to secure through j
.1:1 aggregate of annual depletion and
depreciations dedu tlons, the return of
either capital Invested in the proper-l
tj or tho aluc of the property otr
the basic date, plus subsequent allow
able capital additions, b it not inelud-l
A -nuie und wallop! That-k wh . bbbbbb!
d lot depl-iion ot dei,re. i:.M., aucl BBBBsl
XMBMa J locker FoC f Tl VflU innuiMr S-.- UJUT 1 JMfrr