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Eh fjEW YORK Copper quiet; .ron steady; Anti- , I JT f I I II W BL -TV JLlX 1 LJLI O I JL I W"ther "" and V.c.n.ty: H I mony H-87- 1, 7' W"T Fair knight and Thursday; no decided change in I O FEARLESS INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER temperature' 1 1 T-NQ. 48 Price Five Cents " OGDEN CITY, UTAH, WEDNESl)AY "EVENING FEBRUARY 257T92n T AQT PniTIOMA p K, iH t . ' j tj1 xj4j ltw i ijui i f i . ivi. Il i- ' ' . -1 , t 'I ! k Marries Son s Cham, 18 Years Her Junior I HI 1 EVANSTON, 111. Mrs. Natalie Blair Higinbotham met Neil H , I Bradley through her sou, who is 14 years old. Now the son's formei , i chum is his father. The new Mrs. Bradley says, of her marriage tc J . J a youth 10 vears her junior, "Romance never dies.". Above picture ; ) of Mr. andM:s. Bradley was taken shortly after they were married, 'I THREE filOlTSf ROM 21 1ITE0 STATES TO 3r MEXICO GIVEN OUT LreH J Eiw i f$i Documents Deal With Refusal ,P ( to Vise Passports and Arms y Shipments fOU , MEXICO CITY, Feb. 25. Texts or ' three notes which have recently pass- IBM . ed between the Mexican government and the state department at Washing s' ; ton wero made public at the foreign j ' office here last night. The first was tf a request from former Secretary Lan gl sing that the Mexican government vise IJjjj passports of Henry Forres, an Ameri Wr. can witness before the Fall sub-com-jr mlttee which recently sat at El Paso, ft Y Texas, inquiring into Mexican condi jgl If' Hons, The second was the Mexican &g k refusal to accedo to this request and $ s the third was Mr. Lansing's refusal to cfl! 1 a"ow issuance of permits for the -. shipment of arms and ammunition to $ ,' Mexico from the United States. oS ' The state department's note relative 5m '; lo Forres called the Mexican govern H ' menCs attention to the Tact the Mexi Ka can consul at Eagle Pass had refused j to vlso Forres' passports because the ffl ,j latter'had testified before the Fall sub J j committee. The note pointed out that H Forres had no choice in the matter and s , expressed the belief the Mexican gov ts ernment could grant the vise without ft Eacrificing her right to refuse admit j lance to an undesirable alien. Hope f was voiced that the vise would be a ( granted as soon as possible. S The Mexican reply dated Februayy j 20 pointed out thnt Forres, in testify t ,i tog that anarchistic conditions prevail- ed in Mexico. ,1 Mr. Lansing's reply to the Mexican I Government's request for permission if, io import arms and ammunition from ly the United States gave a list of notes received by the state department, from J&nacio Bonillas, Mexican ambassa- aor;o Washington, relating to the sub f Ject and in substance stated the per--f ml3slon desired could not be granted '& under present conditions. oo I PROFITABLE TRADE j WITH SIBERIA LOST i NEW YORK, Feb. 25. Trade be- : tween the United Stales and Siberia, bich bade fair to run into the mil- y "onB has been suspended as a rc- 5 ul of the capture of Vladivostok by $ aocial.RevoluUonisls. 1 Local business interests announced i today they had requested the state de- Partment to Inquire into the possibility t getting thousands of dollars worth or furs which were in Vladivostok a- it J a ting shipment to the United States, :; also as to when it would be snfej j l Bond to Vladivostok several steam- ; snips which left San Francisco for that j i-eBtinatlon early this year but were dl- verted x0 aapan. The vosscls had large L HUantUios of goods destined for Si m' na' manly textiles. H' nn lc o only vs,y tne weather bureau I )o, B?uarc "self with us is to fore ' 4the worst antl tliPn live up to ltj ,1 repion of alwajB being wrong. ITIS ERZBERGEB OUiTS OH GlOfC; German Minister of Finance Shown to Have Unsavory Record in Public Office BERLIN, Feb. 25. Under-Secretary of Siate-Moesle has been selected to succeed Mathias Erzberger, who re signed yesterday as minister of fi nance. Moesle was appointed a depu ty to Erzberger on January 27. The letirement of Erzberger trom the cabinet is only temporary, declares the Deutsche Allgemeine Zeitung. Newspapers whose sympathies are with the elements of the right, say his rctirenie.nl is the first step in his fall. Mathias Erzberger, In tendering his j resignation as minister of finance, 'based his action, it is said, upon a do jsire to have the investigation of hi? allegedly false tax returns proceed without prejudice or consideration for his official position. The minister's retirement and its alleged motive were completely eclipsed by the character of evidence which. Dr. Karl Helfferich, I former vice chancollor. succeeded In (piling up against Herr Erzberger dur ; ills tbc last two days of the latters iibc-.l suit against him. : ' Twenty years ago a rural school 'teacher and since 1010 the storm pet , vol ol German parliamentary life, Herr Erzberger has for 15 months been the jmos'. conspicuous figure in Cerm;ny'9 jpof t revolutionary era. Erzbergcr's resignation came as a I climax to a day of sensational test I Imony in his libel suit against Dr. Karl 'Hellftrich. former minister of the ! treasury. The nature of this testi- 'gcr no other cholco than to relinquish I his portfolio, ' According to the testimony Erzberg 1 er had smuggled large amounts of his (private funds to Switzerland. Pre viously, testimony adduced from Dr. Helfferlch Involved Erzberger In nu merous questionable transactions in connection with the issuance of impor and export permits, and otherwise mis use of his official position and influ ence In the furtherance of ventures in which Erzberger was alleged to be ' Interested. I GLEANERS PLAN TO ISSUE NEWSPAPER DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 25. The Gleaners are planning to enter the newspaper field tho first week in March, Grant Slocum. head of the or ganization, announced today with a na tional newpaper, the Initial circulation of which will be 60,000. Tho paper will bo known as the Gleaners' Forum and roplaces the fanners' magazine of that title. It will be Issued monthly for tho present but later will be weekly. Verne E. Burns will bo editor. Marketing news and development of co-operative agencies and the Gleaner chain of grain elevators in the middle vest will bo features. j Prohibition Commissioner And Aides I Conduct Raids in Rebellion District I w v -y y g - 1 1 iSEER MAKERS f EH I ! FIGHT UPON DRT 1 UW AT CMFEnEIKEi President to Confab Says Peo j pie are Determined to Pro tect Their Liberties PROHIBITION CALLED J UNPOPULAR IN U. S. (Brewer Says Short Dry Era Has Awakened Americans to Need of Action ATLANTIC CITY. N. J., Feb. 25. . Brewers of the United States will use I "every legal and constitutional mean? !" to keep that liberty and that property . I that is guaranteed to us by iho con stitution," Christian W. Feigcnspan ir- Iclared here today at me umieu Mates Iirevers' conference, of which he f.s prqsidehL w.v. - ; 1 . J 'lijOunlmgUienon-rajlifn jfiajO;'1, those which have hot voted lor state prohibition and those which have vot ed against federal or state constitu floua! prohibition in recent years," he said, "we have 25 or more than a ma Jo'it of the whole number. There are 21 referendum states, 15 of which are not included hi the foregoing Other States Considered. In these slates the people have re served t,o themselves 'the power to approve or reject at the polls any act of the legislature.' They must there fore be counted as states which have not ratified. Adding these states to he 25 mentioned heretofore, we have a total of 40 in which the people are i either opposed to federal prohibition' or have been denied their undoubted rlghl to pass Upon it No wonder the proponents of this system fought tooth and nail against letting the people vote. Prohibition Blessing. 1 "The present short period of prohi bition has ben a blessing. in disguise. It has aroused the American people to the necessity of being keenly on th?ir guard to preserve their liber ties. "It is part of tho prohibition propa ganda today to pretend that the Ameri can people, through their own action, have brought about the existing sit uation. Never was there, a greater; falsehood. The American people havcj nerer acted upon national prohibition.) They have never been permitted to do ! so. Only one state Ohio voted upon thl'j tremendous issue and there tho verdict was against it." DISTILLERS GET ACTION. LOUISVILLE. Ky., Feb. 25. The ' Kentucky Distilleries and Warehouse company yesterday laid before Judge' Walier Evans a petition alleging the eighteenth amendment to the consti , union was unconstitutional, had the 'petition dismissed and an appeal cer-, Itified to the supreme court of tho j United States, all within fifteen rain-j (Utes-. j The- main contention of tho suit is j by the constitution refers to the en tire membership of the senate and the house or to the membership who were actually present when the vote was tak?n on the question of submitting the eighteenth amendment to the I slates. uu Prince and Premier Assassin's Victims LONDON, Feb. 25. An attempt has been made to assassinate Prince Re i gene Alexander of Serbia and Premier Prolitch, according to a dispatch from Triest to the Giornale d'ltnlia, for warded by the Central News Rome cor respondent. Both the prince regent and the premier were wounded, the re port declares. nn THOUSANDS OF WAR PRISONERS RETURNED i PARIS, Feb. 25. French Wireless Service) One hundred and ninety thousand prisoners of war, including 13,110 officers, have been repatriated from French camps since January 20, according to an announcement from the French war office. NEGRO EDUCATOR PREDICTS END OF SOUTH IYNCHINGS BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 25. Within a few years there will be no more lynching of negroes in the south, Dr. Robert R. Mo ton, the negro head of the Tus kegee institute predicted in an address here last night. The governors of North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and Ken tucky have pledged'themselvcs that there will be no lynching in their states-yhile they are in " office, he aid.. Dr. Moton said the governor of North Carolina recently recognized a negro committee "as brothers." lOTBJBH... CITIZE1 HELD FOR COIN BY MEXICANS Superintendent of Smelter of j American Metals Company j Captured by Bandits WASHINGTON. Feb. 25. Barry Ho , garty, an American citizen, was kid naped by Mexicans at Matimi, .Duran-i go, and is being held for ransom, ac Icor.ling to information received today by the state depaitmenL . Il-ujarty was employed as superin-i tendent of the smelter of American I iMeials company, at Matimi. Thckid I nnping was reported by the company I from its headquarters in New York j and is based upon a report received ' yesterday from tho company's offices! I at Monterey, Mexico. It was said at the stale department j tha'. no further information hat;, been I received -regarding the reported re-j lease of Joseph E. Askew, the Ameri-i can who was kidnaped at Lerdo and' held for $20,000 ransom. ! The department was informed yes- tt?rriay by the Tlahuahlo company, of New York, which employed Askew., that he had been reported as released, j . oo PEASANTS IN RUSSIA ; AMUSED BY STORIES; j AMSTERDAM, Feb. 25. The sovir-t' , peasants and soldiers were gieath t amused over the stories told abroad ' of their cruelty, says tho .staff corres , pondent of the I-Iandelsblad. G. N- pels, in continuing his description of I conditions in soviet..-Ttussia, from I which he has just returned. ' ) In the course of a trip aboard an ar-' mored train with Bolshevik officers. the correspondent was asked many' i questions, i "They asked if it was true that mothers frightened their children withi i the name 'Bolshevik. They mado me explain very carefully their alleged 1 cruelties and stories about alleged 1 communized women and of men who werr- slaughtered and mutilated. These i mat!e I hem choke with laughter and ! soldiers who heard it went to other' parlies and told their cqmrades who liked it just as much." -oo- RUNAWAY BOY IS ! FOUND IN MISSION LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 25. Harold Biosius, 17, who two years ago ran away from the home In Havana, Cuba, of his father, C. E.. Brosius, manager of the Oriental race track, because he says his father tried to make him be- iconic a jockey, has been located in ;IIope Rescue mission here. The boy said his father asked him to ride a horse which had never been saddled. He caught a steamer for New York and since then he claims to have "hoboed" his way through thirty-two states In the United States and fiftoen cities in Canada. "I wanted to travel," he said, "be cause 1 read in a book that was the 'best way to get an education." II BARRELS OE : ME LOCATED IN ! HOUSE OF PRIEST; Federal Director Unable to Lo cate State's Attorney In Michigan Town ANOTHER SEIZURE IS LOOKED FOR AT MINE Complete Investigation of Pro hibition Controversy Is Or dered by Washington IKON RIVER, Mich, Feb. 25. SLitc's Attorney M. S- McDonouuii, of Iron River, could not be located today by MajonA. V. Dalrymplc.-federal pro hibition director for the central s'.ates, but tho wine which was taken from 'the. tcdei-al authorities last week was 1 ; found and destroyed, f When the federal prohibition dlrec ! torrjitUfsaG;cntsatt.empjed to get into communication with McDonough, their attempts w6re fruitless and they immediately set about to local? the win- which had been taken from Leo iJ. Grove, the prohibition agent, who 'last week reported to. his superior that lit had boen taken from him by ihr ! state authorities. Nine barrels of wine were located in th? cellar of a priest's house, where r.x had. been placed for safekeeping and rolled Into the street, where the agents 'knocked the ends off the barrels and let the liquor run into tho gutte.-. The conference which was to havr ' taken place between Major Dalrymple , and tbe slate officials has been posi ,pon;d until such time as the official are found. Major Dalrymple and his agents ex pected to leave hero immediately for the Virgil mine, where another raid will bo made. WASHINGTON, Feb. 25. A com plete investigation of the prohibition I controversy in Iron county, Michigan, Will be made by the bureau of inter nal revenue, Commissioner Roper an nounced today. H. M. Gaylord, deputy prohibition commissioner, will leave tonlghv for Grand Rapids and Iron River City to take up with the authorities there th-j conljoversy which led District Prohi bitlon Commissioner Dalrymple at Chi cago to declare the county in "open revolt." Mr. Roper said, however, that the i importance of Mr. Gaylord's visit should not he exaggerated. He had been instructed to make a tour of the central districts for other purpost and his itinerary was enlarged in ol der io pomilt the bureau to oblair. first hand information of the case in Michigan. v Officials believed that It would bo possible to get the conflicting anthori-! tie w-gciher and iron out the tangle i without serious consequences. Mr. Gaylord. before leaving, will confer with Assistant Attorney General Frier son -with respect to the department of justice attitude. - I uu LIPTON'S YACHT IS MENACED BY FLAMES j NEW YORK. Feb. 25. Sir Thomas Llpton's challenger for the America 'cup, the Shamrock IV and the cup de 'fender candidate Vauitie were threat ened with destruction early today by a i fire which swept through the ship yards of Robert Jacobs at City Island, burning eiyht private yachts and three buildiug.5. Early estimates placed th? loss at nearly $1, 000.000. Sixty-five sailing craft were stored at the yards. The island fire department was han jdfeapped by a snow storm atid a high, I wind. Apparatus was stal ed in snowi ( banks an hour and a fire boat had to buck heavy ice floes before getting i near enough to throw water on thei flames. Explosions of gasoline tanks Imperilled the fire fighters. Tho origin of the fire is not known. I oo U. S. COAL PROVIDES 1 WORK FOR GERMANS BERLIN, Tuesday, Feb. 24. Great chemical plants in the lower Main dis trict which were forced to close re cently because of lack of fuel, have re sumed operations as a result of deliv cries of American coal. More than 100,000 workers will be affected by the re-opening of the plants. 1 DRIED HEADS OF SNAKES FOUND ON BODYOF INDIAN CHICAGO, Feb. 25. U. M. Sum Kim, chief of the Kayuse Indians of Umatilla County, Oregon, who is en route to Washington on business for Ms tribe, was found asphyxiated in , a hotel here today. He had blown out the gas'. On a string about his neck were four small chamois bags. In. each bag was the dried head of a snake. Chief Sum Kim, the police announced after an investiga tion, was to appear before the Indian board of commbsioners in Washington to protest against court proceedings brought to force his tribe to pay an alleged Slebt. jUIil SSSSS51 : SLAYS KOMI 10 SETS FIRE TO HOUSE i Owner of Girls' School in Pasadena Shot to Death In I Room at Night j LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25. Miss Flor-,-enci Housel, 50, owner of the Hunting lou Hall school for girls in South Pas adena, near here,, was shot and killed in her room last night by an uniuiown ! assailant, who then piled excelsior in I the kitchen and set fire to the build Ing. The fire was discovered by Miss Houscl's father, aged SO, who extin guished the flauiss. The father then attempted to call Miss Housel but repeated rappings brought no response and when her room door was forced she was found dead. I Examination showed that the slay i er had entered the house through i 'pantry window by forcing the locks. I The body of W. M. Bowen, husbann of the school housekeeper, was foun 1 later in a school room, with a bullci ! through the heart. Mrs. Bowen said I she and her husband had been sep?. .'a led and that he had threatened her. Aerial Patrol Extended 100 Miles East of Yuma SAN DIEGO. Oil.. Feb. 25. The aerial patrol of the boundary between I the United States and Mexico has been extended from Yuma to Quitobuquita. 1 100 miles east of Yuma, according to an announcement today by Colonel H. , L. Watson, commander of Rockwell l field aviation school. The territory is 'dangerous to aviators because of lack i of good laanding places. oo ; DEMOCRATIC WOMEN MEETING IN ALBANY ALBANY, N. Y., Feb. 25 Democrat I ic women from all parts of the slate ! came to Albany loday to select two. women as candidates for delegates at large to the national convention. State party leaders have decided to give women equal representation with men on the "big four." The Democratic slate convention will take place here tomorrow. Party , leader expressed the opinion today that the "big four" would go to San: I Francisco uninstructed. I nn I 'AT LAST PERFECT , ' LANDLORD IS FOUND i WASHINGTON, Feb. 25. Unable to think of anything else to do with $5 and $7 monthly rental Increases his tenants forced upon him, George Kelly today set electricians at work wiring his eight-family apartment In West 106th street, Mr. Kelly had maintain ed pre-war rental schedule of ?30 a, month until his tenants voted him the' increase. 1 ) F0R1ER REPUBLICAN 10 BULL MOOSER I SECRETARY DF STATE I i President's Selection of New York Man Comes as Sur prise to Washington NOMINATION SOON TO H . BE SENT TO SENATE New Member of Cabinet Be j came Democrat When Roose ' velt Went Over to Hughes , WASHINGTON, Feb. 25. Bain bridge Colby, of New York, who was IH one of the .eadors of the Progressive party under Theodore Roosevelt, will 'succeed Robert Lansing, as secretary I of state. Announcement of his selec- ilH I t ion hv Prpsfrtont Wtlcnn -vena marln fn. IH ,dny at the White House. 'TJiS- selection of, Mr-. Qolby came as ' a surprise,' mosV officials assuming that Frank L. Polk, acting secretary. 'would be the president's choice. The 'H first inkling that the president was WWW to appoint some one outside of his of- H ficial family came when Mr. Colby visited President Wilson early today , In company with Raymond T. Baker, director of the mint. Mr. Colby was taken to sec the pros 1 ident on the south lawn and a few min- '; utes later the formal announcement jl , of his selection was made. His nom : ination is expecto-' to be sent to the 'H ; senate within a" day or two. ' Former Republican ll Mr. Colby was appointed a member ilH . of the shipping board and the emerg iM ency fleet corporation in July, 1917, land also was a member of the Amer- lican mission to the interallied ship- !H ping conference at Paris in tho same year. He retired from the shipping board more than a year ago. jH Mr. Colby was a lifelong Republican until the famous "Bull Mose" bolt at -H the Chicago convention in 1912. He ;had been actively identified with the IH i Chicago convention in 1912. He had 'iH !bcen actively identified with the can- 'H Jdidacy of Theodcre Roosevelt for the Republican nomination for president jH J that year and was in charge o'f con tests to seat the Roosevelt delegates WWm I in the Chicago convention. 'H When Golonel Boosevelt bolted the j convention Mr. Colby helped to found Jtlie Progressive party and was a dele- HH !gate to its Chicago convention in 1912. He. continued an active leader in the party and in 1914 and again in 1916 IH he was a Progressive candidate for senator from Now York state. ' When Colonial Roosevelt threw the i'H . weight of his influence to Charles iH livans Hughes in the 1916 presidential iH race. Mr. Colby identified himself 'H wiili tho Democratic party. iH . Mr. Colby was born at St. Louis, 51 jH years ago and graduated from Wil , hams' college, Massachusetts. He ; spent one year at the Columbia law school and has practiced law in New i York since 1S92. He was a member of j the New York assembly in 1901-1902. After Mr. Colby has taken office, Mr. : Polk, who has been secretary ad in- ' terini since the resignation of Mi. H , Lansing nearly two weeks ago, is ex- jH peeled to carry out his intention of re tirina from tho state department Mr. iM Po'.lf has been in ill health for moco iH than a year and his physicians have jH 'advised a long rest. lM Should Mr. Polk retiro two import 'ant posts in the state department. , would be left vacant, that of under I secretary to which Mr. Polk ( was ad- jH vanced some months ago, and ot a sistant secretary. The latter place 4 .'was held by William Phillips, the new jly appointed minister to The Nether- lands and Luxemburg. On leaving the White House, Mr 'Colbv said: ll "I had a long and unhurried confer enco with the president which Impress ed me with tho great confidence he has reposed in me. 1 hope I shall not prove inadequate to these grca.. du- Mr. Colby said that pending consid oration of his nomination by the sen ate he did not desire to make a state ment. '1 OO jH FRENCH IMPORTS PARIS, Fob. 25. Imports into lH Franco in January amounted to 2. 002,200,0000 francs, an Increase of 483, 000,000 francs over January 1919. The exports were 722,389,000 francs, an in crease of 374,928,000 francs over Janu ary of last year