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TODAY'S METAL PRICES Ji jL gtM 1 d 1 W'W (V WEATHER FORECAST ' NEW YORK-Copper andVon unchanged; antimony fll I I I fillll'Il fl I 1 I I HI I El WMther ,nd,Catins fP gtlen and VYeW,tyS H H LJUVJW' I v (ArVIVV da;;:9 and co,der toniaht; Thur8day fair and - V 'W I FEARLESS INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER ' ' ! H 1 nirYar-No' 61 Price Five Cents OGDEN IXYY, UTAh7THURS 1 , 1920 : ' LAST EDITION 4 P. M. H - . ' 7 . r " " 1 1 ! "FOB FOOD HEN f jJLLBSCK ME W l! SIS TELLS SENATE 1 1 I I Hoover Will Substantiate the I I J Gravity of Crisis, Declares tj I i Admiral at Meeting !f I MORE CABLEGRAMS IS I SHOWN TO PROBERS 1 J Witness Says It Took Depart- 1S ment Long Time to Learn II There Was War I r WASHINGTON", March 11. IWberl I Hoover will be called to testify in the I it senate investigation of the navy's con I due: of the war. I Rear Admiral Sims lold the inquiry ' committee today that Mr. Hoover had I '3 an intimate knowledge of the situation II ii at the time America entered the a: 1 and asked lhal lie be summoned ic J I substantiate the admiral's testimony SI J wit. regard to the gravity of .he al 11 ? n w l10st5on at tMa time. I ? AJmiral Sims said he had received l a note from Mr. Hoover saying he 'i wou'd be here Saturday and chairman v Ha5e agreed to call him on that day, II Admiral Sims said he would like to s have the former foo,d administrator j) 'called before he proceeded furthr-r in SI 'f( order that there should "be no doubt J i in say mind that I have substantiated II Jj the part of my letter in which, T de ll 'L sc:.bed the gravity of the crisis which l I TYfr iaced in 1017 and pointed out how ; near to disaster tho lack of action by II the department at that time brought ' Vessels Withheld. U, Indications that the navy depart- raent withheld sending all available Sf naval craft ttf European waters early rztix iq ire war Decause oi a uesrro to Keep 'Mlt the main body of the .nation's sea m l: strength intact for possible eventuali- WH lies were contained In Admiral Sims' (j testimony today before the senate 15 committee, investigating tho naval on- duct of the war. He read a cable- gram from the navy department, dated ; July 10, 1917, which declared "while : a succe&sful termination of the pres- 1 cnt war must always be the first allied k aim and will probably result In dimin- ishe'i tension throughout the world, the future position of the United jj States must in no way be jeopardized by any disintegration of our main M j fighting fleet." i Another Statement. Ihe same cablegram, Admiral Sims said, contained this statement: "The na-vT department announces as ; ' Its general plan of action the f.illow- ing: Its willingness to send Its minor 1 figrtiny forces in any number not in- i compatible with home need to any f field of action deemed advisable by tho js f' allied admiralty council; its willing t ness as a matter of policy to separate 5 k any Hvision from the main fleet for 7 . service abroad although It is willing S t to send the entire battleship abroad I to act as a united but co-operating unit y when the emergency is deemed to war- 3 rant it" I : Vith regard to this message and j statement o.f policy, Admiral Sims ?ald IS it was the "first definite statement of l Reinc policy I had received, arriving a i fev.', days over three months after we I had declared war. "The astounding features of this pol icy were, however, that while It stated I our Intention to co-operate to the full I est degree, still such co-operation was conditioned first upon an adequate de- 1$ fense of our own waters aud ne::t upon i the future position of the United 1 States after this war whs finished." I said the admiral. Realization of War. jK A message received from the navy Bf department, dated July 5, to tho ef II feet lhal several small vessels were III being sent to augment his forces "in- wiiik;u VilUL ii - ginuing to realize that there -.as a v.ar being fought in European watere," der-hred Admiral Sims. On July 30, Admiral Sims testified, he sent the navy department a review i of tne discussions of the allied jwval I council and reiterated his previous re quent for more smaller craft with which to fight submarines. Even as lato as January, 191$, he was still calling for destroyers, Admi ral SimB said, and by that time, h tfeclr.red, his predictions were he al liei would lose the war unles? the United States gnve more complete na val co-operation were being justified by results 'and the navy department H- vat beginning to carry out his recom mendations nf air and eltiht months I before. Consequences Terrible. On April 23. August 21 and Septem ber 19. 191S, Admiral Sims said he v''tMte the department expressing his Hr?.ppointment at the apparent non 8ucress of the destroyer-building pro gram in tho United States and uiglng the necessity of "speeding up" produc tion of anti-submarine craft, and send in? every available ijmall vessel to lh war zone even at the expense ot the Protection A the coasts of tho United Stiles. k. '"I am only introducing testimony so mf? far along In 1918 at this time to bring At uf the accumulated effect of not Lav i ing thrown our full, weight into the f war at the beginning," the admiral K aifi- V ' "The situation was so serious and ithe conBeouences ot failure so terrible Notorious Negro Slayer Executed I I & -9- -A. -fi- A. -fU JL A, ci ' ill ftH ' f f v "zr v v y w - c8i S JVi R (fln T r?V ?a 2 iALLfES DECIDE TD " SEND-STRONG MOTE ; BEIill 1CT1 I Penalties to be Imposed for In i suits Suffered by Entente ;l Officials jJUGO-SLAVS TOLD I TO EVACUATE TOWN j Council of League of Nations I Will Meet in Paris for Third lime PARIS, March 11. The confer ence of ambassadors today decid ed to send tho German govern ment a very firmly worded npte, J demanding immediate application I of the penalties provided for the outrages suffered by officers of 'the inter-allied commission to the (Baltic states during the German evacuation of this region which ,has hitherto been delayed. The conference decided to de mand again that the government at Belgrade order the evacuation of Radkersburg, which is still oc cupied by the Jugo-Slavs, con trary to the decisions of the con ference. PARIS. March 11. The council of the league of nations, it was decided today, will meet for the third time in this city Saturday. Those present will be Leon Bourgeoise representing Fiance; Arthur J. Balfour, for Great Britain; TomasBO TittonI for Italy; Baron Matsui for Japan; Count Qui ncnes de Leon for Spain, Dr. Gastoa da Cunha for Brazil; Paul Hymans for Belgium, and Athos Romanos for Greece. M. Romanos replaces Elip therios Yenezelos the Greek premier. The principal business will be the recent communication of the allies ask ing that the council of the league of nations consider the appointment of a commission with the view of obtaining impartial and authorized information concerning the present situation in Russia- This request was forwarded Febru ary 21 by the British premier, David Lloyd George, as president of the su jpreme council, to Sir James Eric Drummond, secretary-general of the league of nations. I uu Robber Robs Robber; Both to Pay Penalty NEW YORK. March 11 The "uneth ical practice of a robber who specializ ed In robbing robbers provide the un derworld with a choice morsel, when a Jurv in general sessions convicted jjolin P. Collins of grand larceny. This robber apparently knew that Frebcrlck p. Robb, another robber, had in his apartment S5.000 and a $-136 gold watch he had stolen from an express car in Philadelphia He called on Robbs, the testimony showed, displaed a badge, announced he was a member (of the police department's nnrcotic squad and demanded Roob's loot. He got it. Robb, who was convicted ol the express theft, was brought here tc testify against Collins who will bo sen tenced March 1C. SALVADOR MEMBER . OF NATION LEAGUE SAN SALVADOR. Republic of Sal vador, March 10. The congress of Sal vador today ratified the executive de cr'ee under which Salvador becomes i member of the league of nations. The definite action taken by Salva dor leaves Venezuela as tho only un certaintv on the list or neutral nations invited "to become members that hm not accepted. tha' I went beyond the channels whlnli the navy afforded me and enlisted the ser"iees' of such men as Ambassadoi Page." " N Upholds War on Profiteering Landlords JERSEY CITY, N. J. Nearly a thousand familiei here have refused to pay advances in rent which the land . lords tried to put into effect on the first of the montlr. ,Th full strength of the Jersey City government is behind them,, and, in fact, James F Gannon, Jr , director of revenvi' and finance, advised the calling of the "rent strike." ;He Is here shown hearing n complaint against a landlord, 1 ;LIM!1!S , FOR MILMD ICE BOARD SUBMITTED President Wilson Gets Names From Which He Will Se lect Three Men j "WASHINGTON, March 11 Labor's nominations to the railroad lnbor board, the wage board of appeals on I which the public will have represen 4r,tion, were submitted today io the (president. There were ten names jfrom which the president will select i three to be sent to the senate for con firmation along with three from the railroad executives and three repre-i senting the public. The railroad ex-! ecutives have not jet completed their, I list nor has the president selected the ' 'public group. J j The ship crafts, one of the three groups into which the sixteen labor unions wore divided, named only two 1 men. None of the names was made ' I public, but it was learned lhat the! shop crafts chose A. O. Wharton, pres- iident of the Railway Employes' depart-' jmc-nt of th,e American Federation of. Labor, and B. .M. Jewell, who during the time Mr. Wharton served as ai member of the railroad admlnislra- j lion's wage adjustment board, acted as. president of affiliated unions- 1 The union groups, with the exception ! jof the shop cralts, were reported to have been far from unanimous in the j ': election of their representatives. I Each individual union fought vigor-1 ' ously to have its own choice included in the nominations and the controver-l sy threatened to bec"bme serious until , II was agreed thai the names would bo, . submitted to the While House without j . any indications from tho unions as to their first and alternate selections. ' Police Reserves Called I to Quell Free-for-A!! ii 'I NEW YORK, March 11. Police re :!seres from three stations were sum imoned to quell a free for all fight "L which broke out in a Columbus avenue 1 restaurant when Columbia sophomores " attempted to break up a dinner stag ed by the freshman class, ; Six ai rests .were made and several scores of eyes were blacked before the dinner proceeded. Trouble was brewing since yester idav when tho freshmen captured the - sophomore class president, and Kept bim in hiding until last night, when - he was brought to the restaurant in i handcuffs. oo PERSHING TO INSPECT - PANAMA CANAL ZONE ; WASHINGTON, March 11. General Pershing will leave about March 25 for tho Panama canal zone to inspect the i military defenses thero. This will con- stitu(o tho last lap of his Inspection tour of the nation's military posts. He ' will be away for two or three weeko. "BEiBENCEMST CAUSED BY WOMEN DOCTOR DECLARES WASHINGTON, March 11. Dr. William J. Hickson, head of Chicago's psycopathic labo ratory, today declared that ' ' de cadence of the nation can only result from the ascendancy gained by women in affairs." "The women have secured the drop on the men in this country," said Dr. Hickson. "The nation has put its head in the noose of Puritanism and degeneration of individual and national fibre is inevitable." Dr. Hickson said "prohibi tion is typical of the modern Puritan mania," and added. "The church movements are typical. They, with prohibition, with so-called high standard of morality result in a deteriora tion of masculine physical and mental virility. There is a fall ing off of creative ability. The lowering of the birth rate al ready is noticeable. American pep, which was the result of a masculine dominated country, soon will be a thing of the past. "The effimination of man al ready is noticeable. The male today is inferior in most re spects to the female. He is ap ing her in the matter of clothes He bows to her legislation and vaguely whoops it up for her re forms. He is fast taking second place and with his fall there is no question that production in the United States, mental and material, will decline. ' ' POLICE KEEP MINERS j AWAY FROM MINE I SCRANTON, Pa., March 11. The jelly authorities today arc in posses sion of the Oxford mine of the People's CoVt company in Iho exercise of rolice powers to prevent Its further opera tion. Fifty policemen detailed" at the breaker1 and shaft are keeping all workmen away from the place. Twelve other policemen during the night made their way into tho .nino through abandoned "cork and bottle" workings and have full control inside. They had to break locks of barricade and division doors to get into the woi kings. There have been disturbances at the mine for two days arising from ef forts ot tho city authorities to gain entrance for the purpose of investigat- ing alleged reckless anl illegal min ; ing. oo We've had bachelor quarters for i aorr.o time, but when a nlckle won't go anywhere at all without a penny ? IB'SfllTOf SEW YEARS 1! MB. CfiTT DECISIS Ratification by West Virginia Means Victory for Suffrage Association Believes NEW YORK, March 11. "Suffrage is won. The words are simple but they thrill as few words do or can." This was the encouraging conclu sion of Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt, president of the National American Woman Suffrage association, in a i statement issued here on receipt or jnews lhat West Vir.i'nia had ratified I the fedoral suffrage amendment. With West Virginia won and the Washing ton and Delewarc legislatures meeting soon in special session, the opinion , expressed at headquarters was that "Tho struggle is over." "People who have followed the course of woman suffrage from the outside with indifference or small un derstanding of what has been at stake" said Mrs. Call, "will have no comprehension of tho real message which the West Virginia victory car ries to women. To us it means that (the nation is won, that the seventy ;year struggle is over, that the women iof America are enfranchised women. "And now whatever comes of grant ; ing Iho suffrage to women, It is safe to predict that it will never be respons ible for any offering to the general welfare except these things which have been well considered and intelli gently endorsed." !' CHARLESTON, W. Va., March 11. jWest Virginia ratified the suffrage (constitution amendment late yesler day. The vote of Senator Jesse Bloch. jwho hurried here from California, 'broke the senate deadlock. Tho house previously had adopted tho resolution. oo Locomotives for Russia Are Assessed-$103OOO PATLRSON, N. L. March 1.1. A tax assessment of 510,000 on -17 locomO' lives .built here for the. Russian gov ernment during tho reign of the czar but not shipped, was paid by Ccudert Brothers, of New York, who represent ed both czarist and Kerensky forces, according to word received from them Mayor Van NoorL The stato depart ment has ruled that tlic locomotives, valued at 500,000, are taxable. WILSON GETS REPORT OF COAL STRIKE BOARD WASHRINGTON, March 11. The report of the coal strike settlement commission was sent today to Presi dent Wilson for his approval before it is mnde public. Officials would not discuss its contents nor would they confirm reports that the commission had recommended an increase of 25 per cent in wages of bituminous miners. HGERED D? BIT Klil CMSETOIIOlj Leader About to Wield Um brella When Pervert Loses Self in Dark Lot , POLICE UNABLE TO LOCATE DEGENERATE Exciting Incident Follows Par ty Given at Home of Doctor W R Rt-nwn ' . How Hie Regenerate prowler who i has been accosting and insulting worn I en for Several nights on Ogdon streets 'was put- to flight and narrowly es caped awevere drubbing was related today by Mrs. Emma Konnoy. 2-169 Van Buren avonue. Mrs. Kenney says a number of young women attended a party last evening, given at the home of Dr W. R. Brown, 2551 Jackson avenue, in honor of Miss May Williams. After the party, the six girls were awaiting for a street car at the corner 1 of Twenty-fifth street and Jackson ave ,nuc. Notwithstanding the fact that llhey were standing directly under an arc light, a man of medium height, wearing a checkered cap and a brown coat, stepped towards the girls, and, offended them with obscene talk. The girls turned, and fled to the Brown res idence. Mrs. Kenney stated that the police were then notified and reported at the scene but failed to find the man. After the departure of the officers, the girls thought it safe to take the car and set out for the corner. The man was standing in the same place as he had been when the girls fled, it is declared. Enraged, the girls ran towards the man. who fled up Twenty-fifth street to Eccles avenue. The girls were in hot pursuit and the foremost runner branished an umbrella. The unknown was nearly overtaken when he dodged into an alleyway between two houses and threw his pursuers off his trail. Further search by officers, who were again called, failed to disclose any trace of the pervert. nn I Pasadena Woman Loses : $20,000 h a Collision ' LOS ANGELES, March 1L Mrs. S. S. Bloch of Pasadena, was robbed two ' days ago of a satchel containing jewels " valued at $20,000 when her automobile was wrecked near Oceaside, according to her report to the sheriff here. Of- (iccrs were sent out today to search for two men who were driving a car " in which Mrs. Bloch's car collided. The sheriff's men believed the colli ; sion and theft were plauned in ad ! 'vancc. ' , Mrs. Bloch told the officers that she and a daughter were coming to Los Angeles, with a chauffeur driving, when a large touring car swerved and then stopped so close to her car that i a collision resulted. She, her daugh ter and the chauffeur wore takon by i passing motorists to a hospital for treatment for superficial injurios. : I When they returned two hours later (the satchel containing Iho jewels wasj gone. The other car and its occupants also was gone. FRANKLIN K. LANE ' CALLS CONVENTION WASHINGTON, March 11. Govern ors of 20 states have appointed dele gates to the national conference on community organization called by Franklin K, Lane, former secretary of the interior, to meet here March 20, according to word received today at conference headquarters here. Mr. Lane aeked more than 300 organiza tions to participate in the meetings to discuss the relation of labor to the community, the possibilities in neigh borhood units of combatting the cost of living, a program of Americaniza tion and neighborhood formus for the discussion of public questions on a noi-partisan basis. i MURDERER OF TEN : I YEAR OLD GIRL IS ' I DEATH CRMR VICTIM I Killer of Five Spends Night In Cell Praying and Singing Gospel Hymns EDDYVILLE, Ky., March 11. Pclrie I Kimbrough, alias Will LocketU con- ' victed slayer of Goneva Hardman, and confessed slayer of four other women, i " jH die I in the electric chair at Eddjville 1 prison at 4:32 a. m. this morning. 1 1 j Guardi- appeared at Klmbrough'-s cell In death row at 4:1-1 a. m. and t I immediately escorted the negro to tho 1 I chair house. There were slight signs of emotion in his face as he was plac ed In the electric chair and the black j cap lowered over his head. Pri3on I Electrician Collier turned on tire elec- jH trie current which killed Kimbrough IH within fifteen seconds. ( IH Two brothers of the Hardman girl t , jH and seventocn Lexington citizens, to- j IH gather with eight soldiers and twelve j fl prison guards witnessed the execution. I Continually during the night the nc gro was heard praying and singing hymns. Ho declared yesterday that he was ready to die and that he "prayed for ihe little ten-year-old Hardman girl whom he killed, and the entire Hnrdnian family. VILLA HEMES RE , l seizes nns ii JUST TO 61 HS I Relative or Friend Need Have i I H No Fear, Bandit Declares ; 'H In His Message , jH WASHINGTON. March 11 Rela- ' lives and friends of Americans kid- napd by Pancho Villa need have no concern as to their safety and may disLiiss all fear that they may be held for ransom if they repose full confl dencV In a communication recently re ceived from the Mexican bandit lead- 1 : er. According to his noto of reassur- ' ance he has. adopted the only prac- ( tical mcuus he can think of to get a fiiendlj conversation with various rep- , JH reseulativc Americans who croas hi? il tra:i, and, while they are Iris "guests" 1 they will bo treated with every !"jnsid- H erat'on and returned unharmed and 'H unrobbed lo their friends. ' , ;H The substance of Villa's commmiica- : tion was transmitted unofficially to , ! officers of the intelligence branch ,of J the war department. 'H It was explained in the mo.jsage jH Villa succeeded in getting here, that only a vague idea of what is goiny on j In the outside world could be had 'y' whore he was and the desire to learn more, to gain the Americans' point of vior and a determination to give op poriunities to carry back with then. sonn of liis own theories of war with H .the government in Mexico should bo ; ha' , caused him to determine In , I gather in his guests where he migli. r WM fin.l them regardless of their willing I ness to accept his invitation. He adden iH I thai from time to time others would 'l'i I be brought In, but urged those inter- . H ,es'e;l not to become alarmed. ' j oo ; DANGER SEEN IN . H SOLDIER BOND ISSUE H WAPrnvrvrow March 11. A bond ij i?sue of $2,500,000,000 to pay adjusted I compensation lo former service men j "might result in disaster," Secretary Houston today told the house ways Ml and means committee, which is consid- jH ering soldier relief legislation. 1 Increased taxes to extend aid to tlie j former service men was suggested by , ' Ihe secretary as "the least harmful ' 1 way" but said the proposed cxpendi- j! iturc of two billion dollars "would be ' a serious one for people to confront ni " jjll this time." OO H ICE JAM LOOSENED BY AIRPLANE BOMBS PORT DEPOSIT, Md., March 11 It fl is believed today that efforts to break t 1 the ice gorge in the Susquehanna river by bombing from airplanes will bo sue- j yl cessful. I'll The jam was loosened late yesterday l'i to the extent that a small amount of ! ice and backwater passing out into " jf Chesapeake bay. However, the chan- '' ,! nel was not wide enough to assure that t ' the ice would not gorge again and the '"! airmen arranged to return again today '! and continue their work. Hl oo I The family sksleton pulled a lot of bones, But after a look at him, wo h don't see bow he could help it. ' i "MST-T- I, .'