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unchanged; zinc 8,30c. I J f" v" Fair tonight and Thursday, colder tonight and in K L O FEARLESS Q INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER I H EE? YMfN'' - I'i!","... OGDEN CITY, UTAH, WEDNESDAY EVENING DECEMBER 31, 1919 ' LAST EDITION 4 PT M. l MY Complications Develop ing May Cause Further w Fostponemeii I PARIS, Doc. 'II. Although the su ftrcroc council toda; lived January G the date for signing Ihe protocol tod exchanging ratifications of the Kennan peace treat, complications Bare developing which it is thought by, Hkroo persons In rouncil circles may Kpin cause the postponement of the Bctremor.) of puidr", 1 1 1 treat into ef-! Pit ha de I ( -i i 'hat the German Hfecbnical delegates who are here to rrange the mult i in il ol details con Mecte'd with thp ph bi: i it - to bo held territories which 'must decide Brhelher they d -ire to be detached jrom Germany do not appear to have Kll power i" ar The igning of the, protocol ou January 6, therefore, may depend upon whciher the Germans can Brcdre these powers Immediately, in Krder to totnpUir ihe arrangements rhich it is thuughi in council circles Hpsbt to precede ihe exchange of rati Katlon. H The t;,-t th.n lip ' ar. sn,( Ger- Bum tni'"1"- in u).", Silesia where Bbiscitc is io be h Id, was brought Hp the attention of the council, which Becided that Germain should be in Krmeii lhat tin troopi had better be thdia'A 'Attention also was called lo the fact B.nt Hungarian troops continue to oc Bcuc: ' i i angary which b Bras phe-n io Austria by the peace Beaty. It is proposed to send a mis- Bion of allied officers there to sunrr- the v. itlnir. ,val n lh imop' The coiiiici1 inday agreed upon the Irejl. i be dko!' io Switzerland's ap cation for admission lo tin- ! amif nation.- with re s.-rvations. The Mte informs the Sv. i.ss authorities Kt the council re.,rd- the a j ipl Hion as a rjue-.- n n fei league itselt I to pass upon win n n is organized. France to Buy Building. PAIU?, Dec :,1 A measure author Htifi? the purchase of a buildint: in Ber Bo 'o house the drifts ngi .1 in su-eni-in-- the execution of the peace Httaty as adopted b the chambi i i pun- ' '''. As i be first in: tal Bei" tke sum of one million francs n6 appropriatei! -ost of Living in Lawrence, Mass. Has j Increased 84 Per Cent Boston, i,, , :: , , ttintalnlng a reasonable standard of flag for wage earners in Lawrence increased 84 per cent in the past years, the national industrial con pnee board announced todav The ard lncde public a lew days ago a Port showing the cost of living in w country as a whole had advanced Per cent in the same period Fig res previoush annonneed for Fall gave a 7;; p. r cent increase ere on n, m ,,, ,,, ,, ru Nvi,n ,not;e at Lawrence. Doth Lawrence and WlRivL-r are pi in ipall h vtil i 1 steady income of $26 65 a week is quired to maintain in La wrt nee ay of five p. rsom at the minimum Jsndard, t v, ;i, .,i , , ,., .,, wae tarded as of p . intere; i at this m because of the controversy be wen William M. Wood, president ot American Woolen companv, and "tenants of Lawrence over th. fmm L!Cfarec ,hat m,M employes there we forced to pay excessive prices. ood announced last night that he ww open a store at Lawrence soon ll, 1 nc'C(18'irles at cost to employes J his company. I oo B ORDER OF CAMELS. BftLVAl-KEE. Wis. Dec. V taJ ' 1,s "" nibl'r" '" ' cam- M nrnu!0,1 ff'mPranco and against Problbition, ,w lodge, Qrde ) Bvi el8' la t0 b( inaugurated in uUkee Iflnf'-v !. 1920, the BhL " Prhlbltion amendment Ij'r "ff.-r.lv,. The lodge for ii 1,1 11 lu" r:u'r' campaign repeal of lhp amendment, K as announced today. 4 I EGYPTTO FIGHT FOR COMPLETE INDEPENDENCE ; CAIRO, Tuesday, Dec. 30 Detcrmi nation to struggle for the complete in dependence of Egypt is affirmed bv members of the nationalist party in re- ply to a statement issued yesterday bv I Viscount Milner, British secretary of state for the colonies, who declared i the commission vhich he heads wishes ; to reconcile the aspirations of Egvp tians with the interests of Great Brit ain and expressed a desire for E-yp Hans to express their opinions freely. "Egypt's case is known to the world and a local investigation is unneces jsary." says the newspaper Issued b t the nationalist party. It adds tha' , Viscount Milner's imitation to indhid uals to confer with the commsoners is "useless." Internationalization of Dardanelles. PARIS. Dec. 31 Inlernationallza tion of Constantinople and the stratis 'of Dardanelles, has been decided upon alon: the 1 1 n s laid down by Premier Lloyd George of Great Britain in a re cent discussion of the subject, accord ing to the Matin Details of the form of government that will be established 'over Constantinople have not become known I Agitating a Strike PARIS. Dec 31 Independent So clalist circles in Berlin are carrying on an agitation in favor of a general strike as a protest against a new n 1 crease in the cost of foodstuffs, ac cording to the Frankfort Gazette. Independence Manifestations in Seoul SEOUL, Dec 3 Several independ I ence manifestations bj Koreans oc-1 curred last night in Seoul, many ar-, rests being made It is rumored that , a new declaration of independence has been signed by prominent Koreans. All the officers of the recently formed Woman's Patriotic league have been taken into custody by the author ities. It is alleged that a large number of Korean women, members of the' league, have been engaged in a politi cal intrigue against the Japanese ad ministration CAIRO, Dec. 31. An air squadron is Joining in a punitive expedtion against DInka tribesmen who attacked a British expedition in the upper Nil region earl this month. L Carranza Elements Will Control Coming Mexico Elections MEXICO CITY. Tuesday. Dec. 30! Controlling of the coming presidential elections will be vested in elements supporting the Carranja government, as a Result of the election today of fif teen members of the permanent com m Ion in Lhe chamber of deputies A decisive majority was given the gov ernment ticket over those put forward by the adherents of Pablo Gonzales; and Alvaro Obregon. In the election of the chambers' share of the commis sion which will install the new con grese September l. 192 the govern' meiit forces were similarly success ful. Fifteen of the 29 members of the permanent commission which func tions between sessions of congress are elected by the lower house, which also a a majority on the commission in stalling the new congress. Thus the government will be in full control dur-j 1 ing the critical elections period Generals Confer With Carranza. , MEXICO CITY. Tuesday, Dec. 30. iMoie than twenty generals conferred) I with President Carranza today rela live lo the latter's determination to have the country completely pacified j before the presidential and legislative I elections are held the first Sunday of nest Jul Details were withheld. MEXICO CITY Tuesday, Dec. 30. i Testimony given before the Fall com , ruitice of the United States senate investigating Mexican affairs, by W, F Buckley, an American lawyer for-; merly of Tampieo who said that Luis. Cabrera secretary of the treasury, had declared that "the menace ot the I I American in Mexico must be removed,"' was called to the attention of Senor CabrSra today. The secretary, in an-1 swei declared be did not even know! Mr. Buckley Spirited Fight Over Bull Ring. MEXICO CITY. Tuesday, Dec. 30 The spirited fight between congress and the executive department relative lo bull fighting in the federal district ended today with a victory for Presi dent Carranza, gornment adherents absenting themalves from the senate and tbug preventing a vote on the bill ihieb would permit the conducting of tights, Prohibited by presidential decree several years ago, bull fighting seemed likely to return when both houses re cently voted to rescind the decree. President Carranza objected, however, and returned the measure to congress. The chamber of deputies again passed it. but the senate failed because of a lack of quorum I WILSON ''Obtaining Information 1 for Basis d Wages and Prices i j i I WASHINGTON, Dec. 31 Informa tion for establishing a basis of wages and price., in the bituminous coal in ' duatry will bo obtained by the three! ciimmissioners appointed by President Wilson to represent the public, miners and operaiors ai hearings to be held in J ;i Mil (ill ui' I II 1 1 1 11 January U. Representatives of operators and miners in the central competitive fields have been invited to present their cases on that date. In the mean time the commission will collect avail able data from t lie goernmental de partments, which have investigated the soft coal industry The delay in the opening of the (hearings, the commission said, was due to a desire to permit the miners to complete the vork of their special con I vention called to meet in Columbus O., January 5. : After preparing the way for bi gin nin? its investisation the president's commission adjourned its session i Rembrandt Peale, reproenting the op erators, an.i John P. White, represent ing the miners, left for their homes to spend the holidays, but Henry M. Rob inson, represeniing the public, remain ed to -iiKle the preliminary work. Assistants already have assembled statistical data but public hearings will not besin until Janu&rj 1-'. Tentatively the commission has de cided not to assemble is facts by call ing coal miners and coal operators in i" in lo testify at hearings, and it also has ib i ide-rj not to visit the prin jcipai coal minine; centers. Insle.irl i. will DanH rnt fnvmnl in quiries to representative coal mining j concerns in all districts asking for cose sheets covering operations, in 1 1 91 D These will be analyzed with the assistance of the federal trade com mission and othei governmental bodies and mining engineers. When this data has all been assem bled, the representatives of the miners and of the operators in each field will be called in to present then arguments in open bearings. The central com petuhe district will be the first so dealt with, but the other fields will be de.'.b with in like manner so that the commission's decision will bej made in the li-ht of a national rather, than a sectional study of the facts. FIRST SALOONLESS YEAR WASHINGTON, Dec. 31 Con- 4- ventions of national reform bod- ier will meet January 11 to lh to 4- inaugurate the "first saloouless 4 4 ear," on the effective date of the 4 4 constitutional prohibition amend- 4 ruent. It was announced today 4 that many senators and repre- 4 4 sentatlves were on the program Among the organizations which 4, will meet will be the Woman's 4' 4 Christian Temperance Union, In- 4 te-rnational Reform Bureau, Nn- 4 4 tional Tempeiance Council. 4j 4 World Prohibition Federation, 4 4 Methodist Board of Temperance. 4 ' 4 Prohibition and Public Morals, 4 National Legislative Conference 4 4 and National Prohibition Founda- 4 4 tion. A "victory" banquet will be 4i 4 held January 16. 4 4 "The next moral victory in con- 4 gress" will be the subject of dls -4! 4- cussion at one meeting of the re- 41 4 form bureau 4i 4 4-4-4 4 4"4'4-4 4 44-5f4 oo RAISE IN COAL UNJUSTIFIED CHICAGO. Dec. 31. Commit- tees appointed by the coal oper a tors of the central bituminous ; field today began formulation of plans to put the entire soft coal industry on a stable basis. They will report early in the new year The operators agreed that any raise in the price of coal used foi ( domestic purposes would be in- justified and would be due solely 4 to the retailer. One operator stated lhat the prices on a few grades of steam coal only had been raised 14 per cent "There is absolutely no justification for a raise in price , of coal to householders and others at this time," he said Today's prize optimist l that New i Jersey man who married his mother-in-law, j CHINESE NOT TO BE EXPELLED FROHSONORA MEXICO CITY, Tuesday, Dec 30. Chinese will not be expelled from the Btate of Sonora on January l under 'he state labor law, according to an nouncement made this evening b the 'Chinese legation and the Mexican for eign office which stated the fe.ieral government was preparing to Ben i military forces to prevent deportat :eis should such action become nece sary Petitions from Chines..- residents of Sonora and communications b; the Chinese charge to the supreme court and congress hae heen answered by .official assurances that the Chinese Mexican treaty of friendship and com merce was still effective and thar the contemplated action of the Sonora state authorities would be prevented The supreme court debated for hours today over the constitutionality of the i Sonora labor lav. under which the de portations were to be carried out It was reported that a ote taken by the court resulted in a decision that the law was constitutional, but foimal an nouncement of this determination has been withheld until January 2 nn 4-4 4. 4444444444 WOOD FILES CANDIDACY. 4 PIERRE, S D.. Dec 31. Major General Leonard Wood todaj 4 filed a formal announcement of 4 his candidacy for the Republican 4 presidential nomination with the 4 South Dakota aecretarj of state. 4 In his message of acceptance. General Wood said: 14 "I do hereby declare that if nominated and elected I will 4 quallf " 4 The formal announcement from 4 4 General Wood came on the last 4 4 day that candidates for president- 4 4 ial indorsement may file their 4 4 aecepiances. His communica- 4 tion was expected, however 4 Senator Hiram Johnson of Call- 4 4 fornia, Governor Frank O low 4 den of Illinois, and Senator Miles 4 Poindexter of Washington, are 4 4 nowed candidates for party en- 4 dbrsemeni at the March primary. 4 4 The Democratic state eonven- 4 4 tion endorsed President Wilson 4 4 for fl third term "if he decides to 4 14 become a candidate " James 4 Gerard, of New York, former am 4 4 bassador to Germanv, filed his pe- 4 tition as a n independent candi- 4 4 date for tbt) Democratic endorse- 4 ment 4 6 oo Oil Men Startled j at New Advance in Crude Oil PITTSBURG, Pa. Dec. 31. Oil men i were startled today when the principal j oil purchasing agenc announced an other advance in 'ho price of crude oil. Pennsylvania grade being lifted 25 cents a barrel to $5 Other prices were raised as folicws: Corning, $3.5": Cabell $3.20; Somei-' set, $3.25; Ragland S2 75 These prices are the highest ever quoted in Pittsburg and spell the third advance within iwo months. No cause wa9 assigned for the upward move ment other than reserve supplies are not what high authorities In the oil ; trade believe they should be and the j steady increase may spur development! to a point where production Will bej sensibly increased Alread) oil pioduction has become so profitable that oil fields in western' Pennsylvania are being drilled over and many wells long since abandoned, ar- being cleaned out, connected up with similar wells and then carefully pumped vi oo COOLIDGE DECLINES NOMINATION BOSTON, Dec. 31. Letters in which Governor Coolidge declines to be a candidate for the Republican nomina-1 tion for vice president at the March primary elections in South Eiakota were made public today. oo 4 4- 4- 4 4- 4 4' 4- 4 4- 4 4 4 4- 4 4 4 4 Frazer Has Not Filed. PIERRE, S. D.. Dec. 31. Gov- 4 crnor Lynn J. Frazer, North Da- 4 kotn, who was indorsed for presi- ; 4 dent by the Non-Partisan league 4 4 state convention December 2, has 4 1 4 not filed a notice of acceptance. 4. 4 Major General Wood gave his 4, home city as Bourne, Mass.. and 4j 4 his present address as Chicago 4 4 For Vice President. 4 PIERRE. S. D. Dec. 31 Gov- 4 4 ernor Calvin Coolidge of Massa- 4 4 chusetts received the majority 4 4 nomination for vice president at 4 4 the Republican state proposal 4 convention at the same time Gen- 4 eral Wood was endorsed for presi- 4 dent. Secretary of State Burk- hnrt received a message last night 4- from Mr Coolidge saying he did 4 not care to be considered as a 4 4 andidate 4 ; 4 4 4 4Y4 4 4C 4 ' 4 4 4 4 f : 4 1 Employes to Buy Cer tificates and Receive ! Bonuses DETROIT, Mich Dec 81. An 'elaboration of its profit-sharing plan whereb all empIoe would be en abled to purchase certificates of in vestment in the company , guaranteed , to return G per cent a year, and dis itribution of bonuses that will total between $8,000,000 and $10,ono,000 was announced today by the Ford Motor company . Approximately 90,000 employes of the Ford Motor company and other in terests of Henry Ford und his son, ( Edsel. if is announced, will be eligible to participate. It is announced that the two steps outlined constitute "only a beginning, and that "other plans for enlarging the income and increas ing the purchasing power of the dollar of our employes are under considers tion." Amount of Bonuseo. The amoun' of the bonuses will be based on an employe's daily wage and length of service They will range from 60 in the case of a worker In the company's service three months and I receiving the minimum wage of $6 a day to $270 in the case of the worker with five years of service, and receiv ing a wage of $10.80 a day. Salaried employes receiving more than $250 a month will participate proportionately, on the basis of the length and value of service. j Certificates Non-Negotiable. The certificates of investment will be issued in denominations of $ 10o. 500 nnd $1,000, and are to be non negoti able and non-assignable. Thev will be restricted to employes in the actual and active service of the company The investment certificates are to be' purchased only with wages or bonuse3! received from the company and not ; more than one-third of the employe's wages may be thus invested. It provided the certificates may be left standing in the name of a deceased! employe ar the discretion of the di rectors, to draw interest and payments! for the benefit of his dependents. oo National Exposition I Is Postponed From April to October WASHINGTON, Dec. 31. Postpone-1 ment from April to October of the Na tional Exposition of American Manu facturers in Buenos Aires was an-1 nounced toda by the management in! accordance with a suggestion by the United States chamber of commerce. The suggestion was caused by both economic conditions in the United States and representations made by1 the American chamber of commerce in ' Argentina which were supported by re ports to the state department from the American embassy at Buenos Aires. The Buenos Aires chamber of com-: merce and the American commercial attache indicated the danger to Ameri-, can commercial prestige that would be incurred if an exposition of Ameri can goods were opened without ade-i qunte preparation and representation , Although seve ral hundred perrons had j signified their desire to enter exhib its, it is believed only a part could be ready by April oo French Settle Suits Alleging Violation of Wright Patents I PARIS. Tuesday, Dec. 30. French! airplane companies have settled suits, brought against them by the Wright j company of America which alleged that the companies had violated funda-j mental patents governing the construe Hon of flying machines owned by thei Wright corporation. Infringements on! the patents occurred during the war, I it was assorted, and the Wright com- j pany brought suits for amounts aggre gating about $10,000,000 It is reported that several million dollars will bo paid by the French concern?. , . oo ARRIVES FROM BERNE. NEW YORK, Dec 31. Pleasant A Stovall, United States minister to Switzerland, arrived here today. He, was accompanied by his wife. - New York to Usher in the New Year in I Traditional Fashion NEW YORK, Dec 31. New York ers will celebrate in traditional fashion he hour tonight at which the ringing j chimes and shrieking sirens will an nounce the arrival of 1020 j Revelers and w ine-bibbers of whom there still seem to be an appreciable i number, announced that regardless of prohibition, consequences, expense ori revenue men, they would have one las'. 'celebration ot" their own sort. Forty revenue agents, some of them in evening clothes, will mingle in the gay restaurant throngs and be on the j alert for violations of the liquor law. A special watch will be kept for pos sible distributors oi wood alcohol. John McGinnis, chief assistant supervising agent of the internal revenue bureau, toda;. called attention again lo the many permits to use non-beverage 'alcohol which have been Issued re- 'centh ostensibly for the manufac ture of perfume, hair tonic, arnishes 'and similar concoctions I "Once more let me say," said Mr McGinnis "that much of the so-called wine and liquor which it is proposed to toist on a gullible public will be no 'better than poison" Big Hotel Plans. In the big hotels it will cost from, $5 to $15 merely to sit down at a din-1 ing room table For those who "tote, their own' liquor a charge a erasing $150 has been set for each cork ex tracted by a waiter I.cihs for cool- ' ing wines will be proportionate One chain of hotels, however, has an-j nounced that much of the stock of rare! CHRISTIANITY CALLING FOR LEADERSHIP DES MolNES. Ia., Dec 31 The call; of Christianity to the colleges and uni versities of the world today is for "leadership,' John R Mott, chairman of the executive committee of the Stu dem Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions, said at the opening of the first international convention in six years here this afternoon. There comes to the students of our day a demand for a great and unpar alleled offering of lives dedicated to) the service of God and man," he said ' "To meet the world's needs there! must be a great uprising of young men and women as ministers of religion, missionaries, prophets and apostles j with great social, ethical and spiritual, concern and passion," Dr. Mott contin ued The speaker referred to the existing conditions as an aftermath of the world war, declared "that twenty-three' wars are now actually being fought as j ' liquors, wines and cordials in its va- I I rious cellars will be 'presented their Ml guests without cost at midnight. Vir tually all of the restaurants and I cabarets reported that 90 per cent or j H more of their available space bad been reserved. H Thousands to Attend Church. Thousands wl pass the last hour ot 1919 in worship. There will be a H solemn service in St. Patrick's cathed ral from 8 o'clock until alter midnight. I Services also will be held at the Episcopal cathedral of St. John The Divine, Virtually all other sectarlau I congregations will hold watch night services. The prayer sent around the world by the inter-church world move ment for "the elevation of justice and brotherhood," will be offered. In Old I Trinity church at the head of Wall street the famous chimes will ring out as the old year dies in accordance with a time-honored custom. President to Be Left Quiet. WASHINGTON, Dec. 31 President Wilson will spend a very quiet New Tear's day. White House officials discloses to- day that the president overtaxed him self on his birthday Sunday when ho I celebrated the occasion by having the members of his family present. Con sequently it is considered improbably t hat he will hold a watch party in his I sick room tonight. Mr. and Mrs. Francis B Sayre, who came to the White House for the pres ident's birthday, are expected to ro main over New Year's day. an aftermath of the great war.'' "The call has come for builders ol j the new order," Dr Mott asserted. Ill "The period of building has arrived. Every American and Canadian student of vide outlook is needed An added responsibility comes upon us H because of the startling eleple tion of lhe universities ol Europe " I KENTUCKY GROOMING MORROW. 1 LOUISVILLE. Ky . Dec. 31 I Republican leaders in Kentucky are grooming Governor Edwin P. Morrow as a vico presidential I I candidate, according to announce- ment here todav According to H announcement the ground work , I for the Morrow boom is being"' laid ! early in order that his name may be presented to the various state j conentions nnd primaries next I yoar. I GOLD SHIPPED TO INDIA. NEW YORK, Dec 31 Gold ' bars valued at more than $2,000,- I 000 were shipped today to the U 4- National Bank of India, for the -f purpose of stabilizing exchange. Other shipments will follow soon, 4- it was announced -4 RESOLUTION 5 I his i? -rh new day of our newesf year. 3 A day fo hail wilhjo and Kopc - and fear1 M jdoy fh3b wo live and nave our iaslc io do, , ICh Hope that wo sfull no! hair, koT sea i4 through, SlYjr thai- we aboc our ill. "iOB f He who has pano'erej to an appefife 2fl J And slays hiv habil, is he doin rih "? fc Or has ho merely cascdV irom doin wron? Mj Ha j Snail We rrjt be afTtrmaf ively sYronQ fvm ld1, rather than "1 will no ". say "1 will." q ylr?ather than say "1 will no " say'l will," V Lffl By For all ho days which fellow ihis new day J ffa Are ominous wWh, fare, and who shall say" VI H J f3ur you are ho o meer Some human need, H WV That yov may do some Work, or sow some seed, H Dj Or you may srorm and win nujll haven's nfllj j Iaher than say 1 will nf f say "M I KrainnHl lD9s Sh KA HBfl HlBlH 9fi