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For thi* paper and pay 25 cent* •very two week*. ALWAYS RELIABLE Martinsburg Journal Weather Predictions Generally fair tonight and warm- j; er Saturday; unsettled probably/ local thunder ahowera. TODAY’S NEWS FIRST , ---- ,VOL. lo—NO. 35» MARTINSBURG, W. VA., FRIDAY EVENING, JUNE 10, 1921 TEN PAGES TODAY PRICE 3 CENTS REAR ADMIRAL SIMS VIRTUALLY DEFIES NAVY DEPARTMENT Says He Will Continue Saying What He Thinks. (By International liev.6 London, June 10.—Real Admiral S. 81ms. U. S. Navy, tod a' v i nally defied the American Nav> fn partment to “muzzle” him. The admiral, who had been called upon hy Secretary of the Navy Denhy at Washington explain his > nsatio-rial “jackass” speech on Tuesday, made another public address at a lun li eon this afternoon at which lie an nounced that, he intends to keep on saying what he thinks Admiral Sims was the guest of the Atner, can Club. Wilson Cross win. n troduceo the outspoken American inaval officer, referred to him in these words: “Every honest thinking. 1: ie. t !! blooded American will stand by what Admiral Sims said on Tues day." The cheers which gr- : d i’ e Admiral last! i foi a minute and a half. Should Be Discharged. ■Washington, Jam lo William . Jennings Bryan declared to lav in ’ a message that Rear Admiral Sims ahould have been discharged from tho United States Navy for his in temperate utterances. Telegraph inf from his home in Miami, Fla.. Bryan said: “I think Admiral sims should lttv* been discharged from the navy under the last (Wilson) ad ministration when ho revealed con fidential communications. The Re ■' publicans sustained h;m then and they will now bate the responsi bility of bd* latest utterances. Age does not improve him. His eretions Incvear'* ’ a Intolerance,” I r Received Cablegram. T.ond'.rn, Imi !■ n.ea:-Admiral William S S - S Nat ■ | admitted Ilir*r lip ]v*s re<,iv;d a ca blegram from .. rotary of the Navy !> W listen, dr niaodlni i ex. ;:i "on of his sen sational "j; neoeh in this •if.y 'fi'io.l'v, \c’niiriil Sims told the In!-' >o;il News Service he had nothing to dd to his previous I s a: mont in witieh be refused to repudiate his ptih’ie utterances. We o , ’ as - m in ->n t ' Ur. ' in LoT’oti Navy i' e!i s plain hi’ no’ f ec b. it vf« e id. No reply e ! from Admiral -v 1 tart of Pie o t!i '' he ex ' • 'S j3i‘". 3‘tS'' v ■ 8/nr f ■ n'nrr. m • rr> ~ a ^ ' y L V . , T T — * T r - J l *» - ul. t ! \ j ! rv HJJXWGSS \b.-ut f nr* ' i • cr. . era of fir Mar n i' . 1 . 1 1 ard t f re h v ■ - : / '."•■■■ •;.>• at thsi ■wee!;: !" ' in at 1 r >r'.;e!ev Mr. Ward V r • n. c nten 1 *>nt of the i . v' a, with head barters a; - •>. t' e e• and he • ' ■ y nt s•• inpIy l)a con • n lrtrtit tl).e. f '' " -h :rst Ne' > Ost.' the it Mustrial f ti r ri 1 r. Nad *nho jsch hided and tli trf r ■ - Joyed. Next. 'I", -1a.:, noon I' P. District A" (Mil tail; on ’ r; n." i •> ' Pre i ■ent TV. H. T pr th .• hetian ■oah Valley 1 1 r j Will fop; r-n ‘ f 'iar rsburg Weed - Most. financial htandpoiat. | WONDERFUL BAECA’f ! Those men an ■: ■ -g men’s t-uits ( Ere simply wi • values I- what j Ihe folks of '.la irg a"p -.a yd eg ’ To os. they are priced at *15 ar l up t lp 1 i THE HUB, Pells : C COOK WITr' ELECTRICITY Cool, clean and convenient. Pofoitmc Light and Power 1 • 5 Ip tf BIDS Bids will be recs :d for : . ■ erec tion of a two story brick building for use of Kyneal Iloee Co. No. I »n W. Burke St., until June 16th. 1921. Plans and sp< Orations cal be had by calling on 1 K i\->nt, Ar rhitect. hl-'s ♦ ■ 1 , ‘ - ! •• ith the Recorder . tbove date. noon of the i lOt 1 n IN OriNN. Kirp Chief COCK WITH ELECTRICITY Cool, clean and convenient. Potomac Light and re'■ ■ Co. S f> 1p tf DAILY MARKET REPORT The following are the prevailing trices being paid by Martlnsburg He”.bants and elevators today. Note:—The prices quoted below br the local markets are the prices i (ealers are offering at noon today. i wheat l Corn ^ Butte? Eggs . . $1.40 .70 18 Rooetera Hens . Fpring Chickens Chicken* 15c, 18c 22c, 25c 20c. 35c BOOK LOST. Journal Route Book No. 4 King rd Queen streets Route. Reward returned to John Wagner, Car Jter, 307 West Martin St., or the lournal Office. 5 31 Ip tf SQUARE DANCE RIVER PARK Monday. Thttfadov and Saturda> Sight*, iblae'l true* l«*v*s Kate's 1 w'nier •* T.id 9. m. I 31 Ip if MORE THAN 600 ATTEND TUSCARORA'S RECEPTION TO GREAT SACHEM KIBLEfi AT BOOSTER MEETING HERE LAST NIGHT new Fealty To Chief Of West Virginia's Improved Order Of Red Men—Speeches And Musical Program And Refresh ments Mark Big Event At Thornwood Hall. fix hundred or more Red Mon . ives, friends and members of thf ;) 'ureo of Pocahontas, took part in th»> '‘booster" meeting bold Thurs ■t..y night at Thornwood Hall under the auspices of Tuscarora Tribe, No. imp. O. R. M. Preliminary plans for the campaign to increase the membership of the 1 ;il tribe from its present number of 535 to 6"0 or mare in eight wee'/ were launched lid a reception tend red Mr. W. W \ ’der. li e recently elected Great client of the West Virginia Red Ii n. \n enthusiastic spirit pervaded ■ he meeting and • :e affair, which as one of the largest attended ot < 1 -nd ever h11 1 ere, was a sue i • in every res ’ Stirring talks ce made by Mr .1. R Poland. ■ 10 M.oke of the beautiful charac • -r'otiis of Rcdmanshlp; the social features as well as friendship, bro il erly love and beneficial features.! !tev. l)r. Fred R. Wagner, pastor ot St. John's Lutheran church, made ar abla and interesting talk on the original American Indian, eraphasiz ing his nobler traits amt the influ ence of the modern prototype in tiis vicinity. Mr. (l. T. Wilson, the toastmaster, also spoke of matters1 connected with the ''booster'' meet ing and the honor conferred upon Martinsburg by the elevation of a [own man to the high office of Great Sachem. ile introduced the Great Sachem and Mr. Kiblor addressed the large throng at some length, giving them a heart to heart talk. The Great So hem expressed himself as proud ol 'he be king given him by his fellow ■ . nibers of Tuscarora Tribe, and felt assured they would eontinui ’ nal and a<t:ve in Ills administra lion and aid him in his great desin to in lease t :e membership of the' order in the State and extend it influence. lie promised the Red Men of West Virginia his most earnest efforts arid stated the ;.en the time came for him to lay down the tomahawk of authority h wished to do so with the feeltnc that he had accomplished sonv real good for the West Virginia tribes and the Great Council. The speaker paid an eloquent tribute to. the work and assistin' e given th( ribes and the Great Coum-d by the aggressive women foil-: res of Pocahontas . • union to the district Led Men to be held h t which time delegates will be in ..ed from Washington and Freder ii a counties. Md„ and Frederick county, Va, and possibly a w ider organization be effected bringing the Red Men in this icction of the I’l'pe States closer together. During the evening musical num hers we:o rendered. Mr. and Mrs 1M Reynolds sang a duet, and Mr, Reynolds a solo, and several violin1 :itv' piano selections were played by' Mr. Burrell Martin and his instrue tor Mi.s Grace Swartz. The invoca tion was pronounced by I >r. Wag tier. When chief Haymaker El liott announced th.it the Haymak ers would hold a “farmers' festi val" nu lire High School lawn June IT and IS and Toastmaster Wilson announced tnar the annual tnemor ial sermon would lie delivered Sun day morning at' 11 o'clock in First Methodist ehurc'n by Rev. Frank steelman. 111 the afternoon graves of departed brethren in Given Hill emetery will be decorated and thi i ftegree of Pocahontas w-11 exempli fy some of their work. At the conclusion of tin program Captain E. X Rep.tch and his as sistant.- quickly and deftly served the audience with refreshments, i Caj ;ain Rentch has his assistants well trained and they proceeded with military pre. ..-.ion while Mas . ter Brown played the idano. Great Sachem Kibier's campaign committf -. which will have charge of the "booster" campaign is com posed of C M. Kastle. ,T. IT. Griffith, O. S. Licklider. Emory Brandenburg. D. w. Klliot:. J. r Simpeion and n. I T. Wilson. I Hc*=e Co. No. .Vs drum corps in full uniform marched at the head , of the great column of Red Men i Pocahontas and guests 35 jt wend* , ed its way from Rpd Men's w igwam | to the banquet hall shortly after 8 1 o'clock. •0 De I at on of une 23 AT FAIR ViEW SUNDAY Sup; K. M. Place, who was in town today, announced that the Sunday school of Pairview church would present an attractive pro £tsm for c hildren's Oav exercises at that, place Fundav af'^monn at 2.30 o'clock. SQUARE dance at BERKELEY VIEW PARK Saturday night, June llth. Mil burr's truck leaves square at «.30 and 7.30. Tome and have a good time. Ip it pd COOK WITH ELECTRICITY Cool, clean and convenient, j Potomac Light and Power i 8 IS lp tf Wilt ship stock from Bunker llill Sat. June llth. P,edington June ISt'i. Latter place call John Kendie. Both Phones. <1-8 lp 3t L. C Hoffman. COOK WITH ELECTRICITY t'ool, cl^an and convenient. Pntomic Light and Pnwr Co. tt lf H WOMAN IS ATTACKED BY BRUTAL NEGRO Assaulted In Presence Of Her Babies. Aberdeen. Md.. June 10. - Mrs | Gillian Singleton). 22 years old. who lives on the farm of Howard Mitchell. near here, was brutally beaten and criminally assaulted by j a negro in her own home shortlyi after 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon. ! while her three small children (the j oldest 4 years old) watched. Early last night a negro man who gave his name as George Neal, of Macon. Ga., was arrested on the railroad tracks near here. He was ; carrying a club, on which w ere red stains, and he was wearing a sweater, on which also were red stains. He explained that they j were strawberry stains. An analy- • sis is being made of the stains to determine whether they were made by strawberries or blood. Neal was taken before Mrs. Sin gleton, who Identified the club as the one with which she was beaten before being criminally assaulted. She said that the negro resembled, in a general way, the man who as saulted her, hut she failed to Iden tify him positively, because he did not wear the green coat worn by her assailant. The children were too small to identify him. STRIKE VP THE BAND AS “RED" PASSES THRU Word was received today from Washington that a former well known and popular townsman, Mr. ("Red") Ashcom, will paBS through Martinshurg this evening In com pany with a narty of Myslic Sbrin ers. They will ho on a special train carrying Almas Sample, of Wash ington. to Mir lirp.'rirl Council of the Mystic Shrine, which is to meet at Dos Moines, Iowa. Mr. Ashcom is a prominent Rlirinor and it is very likely that a number of his friends will be at the Raltimore and Ohio station to greet him. The train is expected through here about 6 o'clock. CASUALTIES HEAVIEST (Bv International News Service.) n. June 1" The past week's casualties among British soldiers! and police, In Ireland, were the heaviest since 1916. according to of-, filial figures given out at Imltlin castle. Twenty-four members of the crown forces were killed and 1" v in led. ATTEND CLUB MEETING County Agent Degen and Secre ; tary of the Chamber of Commerce. W. It. Pfau. last night attended thc monthly meeting of the Falling Wa tors Farmer's Club, both of them1 making brief addresses. SUMMER BARGAINS Barouette Satin Sport Skirts, spe ' eial at $9.75: Organdie, Dotted Swi-s and Gingham dns-ses most reasonably priced. Full fashioned pure thread silk onyx lioce, in black only. $1.98 the pair. K. CARMOR'S SPECIALTY SHOP It lp 147 N, Queen Street. $10.00 Boys pults . $5.50 Bathing suits . $1.(0 Mens Khaki shirts $1.50 Men's Khaki pants $1.u0 Boys Blouses . Real harp tins on shoes. Ip It THK HUB "Sells it .... $6.70 .*290 .59c | .98c j . 60c Cheaper' j MINOR'S CASH & CARRY SPECIALS FOR SATURDAY AT KING AMD QUEEN STREET STORES | Granulate'! Sugar, per lb. ,’c Large can sliced Pineapple.. 29c I Large ran California Bartlett Pears . 29c Pure Country Lard, per lb... Me Lux. pi r box .i Oc Lima Beans, good cookers, lb. . luc 3 cakes Octagon, P. & G. or Fells Naptha Soap for.. . .20c Post Toasti'-s or Kellogg's Corn ; Flakes, per pkc.10c | Large r.ew Potatoes, per lb. r>c Few Cabbage per lb.5c flood one Brooms for .39c Plenty String Beans, peas, Toma toes. Pineapples and Can'a loupes at ' prices you can afford to pay. Try Minor’s famous blend of “of fee. THE DAYS OF OL'rt YOt TH. “An Evening of Laughter" will be presented bv the Hicli School Alumni in the High School Audi torium on Wednesday evening, .lime pith. Admission 35c. It *■ a perfect cream. 6 lb 4ts lp NOTICE. All ‘hicmb'-rs of Golden P.ple Chap ter No. *59 are requested to be pres ent Friday nigh* .Tune in at 8 p. m Business of importance fi 9 2t Ip SECRETARY. COOK WITH ELECTRICITY i nol, clean anA convenient Potomac Eight and Power Cfi 1 A s ip If GREECE HAS BEGUN I NAVAL OPERATIONS AGAINST THE TURKS Great Britain Is Also Drawn Into Conflict. (By International New* Service.) I .ondoti, Juno 10.—Greece lias [ bogflw naval operation* against the 1 Turkish nationalists, act rding to .in Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Athens today. \ Greek -war fleet in the Black Sc* bombarded Horaklos. News of the s. a attack ! caused great excitement ;n Gon i stantlnople. Athens dispatches indi cate that a new land offensive ava inst the Turkish national;sts will be I opened next week. According to the Daily Express war between Great Brita • and IM< 1 Turkish nationalists will pc openek | next week. According to the Dailv Kxpress I war between Great Britain and the ! Turkish nationalists is imminent. : Tills newspaper states that Premier Lloyd George has been r inferring with his ministers at Chequers dur ing the week on the Near Kastern situation and that the otla ial view is now held that nationalist Tur key may have to ho blockaded a; ' Germany was blockaded during the war. The Dally Express also print; a report that British firms will sup [ lily the Greek* with arms and ammu nition to carry on their war against j the Turkish nationalists. The Dailv Nows declares that the public Is op posed to Britain going to war In the Near East. 24o Lost In Explosion IxMidon, June 10.—Two hundred and forty lives are reported to have been lost In the destruction of the passenger liner Bouboulina by a mins, said a dispatch f , Ath ens today. The Bouboi was bound from Smyrna, on l ' nutol ian (Turkish) coast, xvii-m sh< struck the mine. According to one report received at Athena the ship foundered so quickly that only two persons were saved. (The dlepatches did not state the exact, location of the disaster but it is believed to have occurred in * hr archipelago, between the Turkish and Greek coasts.) Turk* To Meet Creek Constantinople, June 10.—A Turk Ish nationalist, army of 100.000 men has been organized to meet the Greek offensive on the Anatallon front, according to a dispatch from \ntora today quoting Mngtnph Fevzl the Turklnsth nationalist gra .d I vizor. British subjects are being arrest od by the Turkish nationalists at Antors today quoting Muetapha Fevzl capital. A British floet has arrived In Turkish waters from Malta. Turkish nationalist newspapers at Antora are conducting an anti British campaign, printing reports that Groat Britain Is tottering on the verge of a revolution. LOGALMEN ATTEND GERRARDSTCWN MEET Rev. Jacobs And Mr. J. R. Po land Deliver Addresses. Gorrardstown, June 10. The Com munlty League of this town held a j very Important mooting Tuesday' i right In the town hall, which was , largely attended and showed that i ■ he people are in’erested In mak ing the commonitv better. Following the us:ial opening ex 1 erclse*-, Mr. Parsons ColHs sang where the "River Shannon Flows", ' which was followed by a talk hv j Mr. B. Gold Miller on "the church , the school and the roads," and hy ! request or the chairman introduced • the speakers of the evening. The first speaker was the Rev. J R. Jacobs, of Mart - sburg, who used las a subject "Goa deration." As an j illustration he im.k the life of Paul ■ and his love for humanity, and th» : battle of New M-rkef. which was won by a com' t v of boys from the V. M. T hecatif of their organ ization, discipline end co-operation. These were on!;, "to of the splen did illustrations ie used. Mr. J. R, Pol of Martlns , burg, was Intro! Kr-d and he spoke i along the sever.' ft of < ommun , ify work, using tor ' -■.ibfect j '"Good Citizens" •• d ' iris ’ ; toeracy" of se-vlcc to our r "low j men. IS NEAP DEATH I Albert Hixott, 62 years old, of Ha-, gerstown, is a- death as the re ' suit of serious ;riex suffered in j a fall from a la :er at his home His injuries con1- of a fracture at j the base of his fracture of th< : left jaw, a slit •••r.gue. burst ear drum and man:- ruises and abra sions over bis t ly. STATE WIDE LICENSE. The first Stab- wide hunting li | cense to a non i - dent was issued I by County < lork tl H. Martin to I K. Beverety, t- of Winchester. HOT WEATHEP ARRIVALS Palm Beach H Zephvi w -In < aps, Duck Treuser- Bathing Suits, Bathing Shoe- ’ Shirts. Wash Ties. It 1 p HOU8EWOKTH X 7J MMKRMAX BROOM SALE AT MINOR'S SAT. I Hood 60c broom- Saturday. . ::0c it lp BROOMS TAKE A DROP. Rond ««c brooms 3V at Miner's Saturday Roth King and Qu»pn , Street «tor^|. It lp s, / SOVIET RUSSIA HAS OFFERED UNITED STATES TWO NAVAL BASES ON PACIFIC IN EXCHANGE FOR RESUMPTION OF TRADE Offer Revealed By W. D. Vanderlip, Who Visited Russia, And The Agreement Is In The Hands Of Senator Lodge— Japan, As Usual, Becomes Very Much Excited. CHILDREN'S DAY SERVICES SUNDAY Trinity M. E. And Pitzer’s Chapel. Children's Day services at Triu ity M. E. Church. South, Juno 12th,J at 10.30: Opening song by the elioir and j school. Prayer by the Pastor. Song hy the choir. Recitation. "A Snappy Salute," ] Lloyd Poland. Recitation, “I'll Tell You Some- j thing,” Mary Pago Chambers. Recitation. “The Dewdrop's Mrs-! sage,” Nancy Keefe. Little folk’s song, "Wo Are Little Sunbeams.” Musical recitation, "Come I'nto Me.” Esther Shaffor. Recitation. “Tit for Tat,” Edna j Lut troll Song by school. In Sod We Trust, Bible exorcise from Psalms by Junior boys and girls. Recitation. “On Children’s Hay," Buxton Martin. Exercise, “Four Loaf Clovers, Anna Poland, Anna Jane Peery, Elizabeth Hill, Florence Thompson. Song. "What the Flowers Say," Junior girls Exercise, “Tiny Little Rosebuds" Ella Fay Chambers, Viola Fine, Sarah Miller, Anna Leo Hammond Recitation, "A Puzzler,” C.ranvillo j I.ut troll. Recitation, “The Sunflower and iho Daisy,” Helen Duke. Recitation, "Hive With Cheerful Heart.” Allen Istvi. Offering. Closing sons by school. Benediction. The program will be in charge of | the Young People's Department, Mina l^ee Pownnll, superintendent. At Pitrer's Chapel. The Sunday School nt. Pltzer’s Chapel will hold their annual Chil dren’s Day service Sunday morning, June 12th, beginning at 10.,'iO o’clock. The following program will ho rendered’ Song, "Golden Summer Days" Responsive reading. Prayer. Song, “Praise the King." Recitation, "Welcome," Mildred Horner. Kxercise, "Little Speeches by Lit-; tie Folks.” j Song, "Coming With (Had Songa.” | Exercise, "Welcome.” Recitation, Ruth (l*eenfield Song, "Kill the World With Sing ing." Recitation, "Four Leaf Clover,” Woodrow Miller. Kxercise, "The Sweetest Word Is j Love.” Recitation, Ollie Greenfield. Song, “Sweet Flowers Are Bloom j ing." Recitation, Vernte Light. ; Kxercise, "A Mighty Army” Song, “With Willing Hearts and i I True.” Kxercise, “This Ts Children’s j Day." Song by Primary Class, "You | He a Gleam of Sunshine.” Recitation, Mabel Lewis Kxercise and song, "My Favorite ! | Flower.” Recitation, ' Grandma's Children's I I Day,” Helen Kvans. Song, “f-od Is Good ” Rainbow drill. Song. “Barth Ts Filled With I Beauty.” Recitation, Minnie Barbour Pantomime ."Roek of Age^ Address by Pastor, r i -t. Ivy and Fannie Lev. is i losing song. "TTnder the Banner Bright and Glorious" SPANISH POUCH DISCOVER PLOT ./ international News Service.) London, June 10.—The Swedish 1 police have discovered a commun ' !„ [Jot aimed at simultaneous rev-; olut.ior.s In Sweden, Norway and (•’inland, according to a Centra! Wws dispatch from Stockholm to i dav K - e former members of th( i Fbinia red guard have been arrest | oil, the d:ei»aich added Document! i were reported to have been seized in Stockholm showing that lnf| fr,r I ohm bolsheviks ‘have arrived In ! Sweden. The foreign red ag :'tor? \ ,-ire being arrested and expel!■ 1 as fast as the Swedish policcnic' can I run them down, according a Cei.' ' 1 News telegram NOTICE RED M 1 Ai; member* of Tuacarvi No. v". are requested to m •' at ■ the wigwam Sunday morning line 121li al in o'clock to attend | worship n : memorial ser. at the First M. >■ Church to be a'dr ed by tiie lte\. Steelman .tig white glo.'-s Toll are - 'quested lo ineei a' he wig worn a' - o'clock tie t-uun . fternoon to march in body to the ' cemetary and decorate the graver ; of our deceased brothers. We wil i be accompanied by the Daughters ef Pocahontas who will drape the | charter in the cemetery Wear . • n-http gloves, ( 6 id 7t ip Meraoml ComnjlH*e (By International Newi Service.) Tho announcement that soviet Russia hue offoreil the United Stines two naval bases cn the Pacific—one on tho Kamchatka coast and the other near Vlad ivostok -comes nl a time when the Japanese troops in Siberia are reported to bo extending their area of occupation. The Japanese are supporting the coalition (anti-bolshevik) government at Vladivostok, and tho Japanese commander waa quoted as saying that, in view of conditions. It would be nec essary for tho Japanese to oc cupy towns of strategic Impor tance. Avatcha Pay <s a little nioro than 1,000 tnllos north of Yeso, the northernmost Island of tho Japanese empire. It lies at the extreme part of tho North Pacific, near Iho Juncture of (ho Pacific ocean and tho Rohritig sea. Vladivostok is about 480 miles west of Japan. It. lies between Amur and Golden hays of tho Japan soa, a branch of the Pacific. It is tho most Im portant city on; tho Siberian mast from n. commercial stand point. Mean* Pacific Control. London, Juno 10.~Two naval bason on the Siberian coast, which, ft Is declared, would Rive tho Unit ed t States control of the Pacific, have been offered in perpetuity to Amerlcn by the Moscow soviet, on condition that tho United States opens full commercial relations with soviet Russia. This important, of fer was revealed today by Wash ington n. Vanderlip, of T,os Att jreles, Cal., head of tho American syndicate which has secured rich commercial concessions in Russia. Air Vnnderllp has just returned from Russia where tho tliinl negotia tions were concluded. Tho agree ment between Mr. Vanderllp and the Moscow Roverameut In which the soviet offers the two naval bases to America, Is already In tho bands of Senator Lodge at Washington. One of tlie harbors is at Avatcha bay, on tho soutlioasten coast of Kamchatka. The other is near Vlad ivostok. Mr. Vandorlip pointed out Ih,at a powerful airplane base could ho constructed at a southern port (near Vladivostok) which is only about three hours from tho Japan ese coast by air. Report Confirmed. Washington, June 10.—Confirms-1 tlon that soviet Russia has offered tho United States perpetuity in two I Siberian naval bases in exchange j for a resumption of commercial re j lat.lons was obtained hero today. | 'i'ho proposition, II was learned, was not transmitted to tho American government In a formal or official wav by the Moscow govornmet|t, but ! was plnced before American otfl < inis by an ‘‘unofficial spokesman.” for Premier Lenino. A. R. EMMERT MADE RETAIL DIRECTOR ■ State Retail Merchants Assn. Elects Ofticers. Wheeling, Juno U. Following the | | ‘ lection of officers for the coming I yea rand the banquet, held at. the 1 country club, tho annual meeting of i the West Virginia Itolail Dry flood* Merchants' Association closed here tonight. The newly enacted gross sulot tax law for West Virginia was discussed and the matter referred i to the hoard of directors. Tho newly elected officers are. N. Anderson, of Hun Ijngton, president; (Jenrge I. Coyle, Charles ton, secretary t reasnrer; vice pres idents, Alh-n It. Mmmert, Martins Di) r jr : I. I* Senders, Clarksburg; George F Bradshaw, Huntington; II t Hudedri, Princeton; R D. Walker, t’harleston. The board of directors is com posed of .1. It. Rowland, Fairmont , \V. F Itownd Wheeling; Georg. M Snook, Wheeling; Allen If Fmmert, Martlnsburg; .1 A. Hnzelton, Flic ins; I- P Souders, Clarksburg; C. V Anderson, Huntington; It H. I lit Parkersburg; Georg' D. Brad shaw. Huntington: 1! C Hadden, Princeton; It I, Walker. Charles | ton; G. I, Coyle Charleston; K. •t Payne, Ber.klev BERRY CROPS SHORT People from the county this mor nine: reported Inclinations of short raspberry ml blackberry erops this year. The raspberry bloom appear cel proper'v although ill limited form but :l was said that ttie IiIokmi was not growing into fruit and tlm crop, consequently. would •horl. Illackberry bloom is ng in a limited degree but t! in Is expected to tie silOl't. filth" ted so short as the I'liipln-iri ve|it.| DO It Cr I \ charter has b•'■ ■’ • • •■■! at, 11 untlngton for the titution of a I local temple of t , Dramatic O'der of Knights of Kl • issan, tile hish ; est degree of Pythianism, and a larg] number of Pythlans - ' the ritv and r«»rhy trrriior' air tak ing' mem herehip The charter closed tVed itesday ni?ht. i MRS. KABER BREAKS DOWN AND TELLS OF HUSBAND'S MURDER Says He Was Stabbed By Spanish Spiritualist. (By International Newa Service.) Now York. Juno 10.—Breaking under a grilling examination of at I moat 12 hour*. Mrs. Kvft Catherine J Knber, now on her way with her I lit.yoar-old daughter, Marlon Me j Ardle, to Cleveland, told the New York pollen horn today that (loneral Haber, her wealthy husband, was stabbed to death by Spanish aplr Dualist working In her employ. "I naked a Spanish spiritualist ahd his wife to go to my husband and through tho aid of the spirits sst him to etop treating mo ao Inhum ancly. My husband dhl not believe Iti spirits and a quarrel followed, during which ho was stabbed,” ah* Is quoted as having said. Leave For Cleveland Now York, Juno 10.—iMrs Kve Catherine Knber and her 19-year old (laughter, Marlon llcArdle. who are charged with complicity in (he murder of Mrs. Knher's second husband, llnniHl K. Kaber, n wealthy publisher, at I.akowoid, n suburb If Cleveland, O., loft for Cleveland this morning In tho custody of Police Chief Christensen, of l,ukewood, and Mrs. Ohrlstonon. Tho party de parted oil the New York Central st 9.45 and to due to arrive at. Cleve land at 10 o’clock tonight Fifth Suepect Arrested Cleveland, O., June 10.—-A fifth woman suspect, named In the state ment made by Mrs. Catherine K* her In New York, was arrested in her borne In Cleveland this morn ing. This Is the woman who Is sold to have been named as one whr. aided Mrs. Kaber In tho doath plot Prosecutor Stanton announced that she would ho held In solitary confinement pending the arrival •< Mrs. Kaber and her daughter, „ -—. si--" MANY SEE JOHNSON GRYMES CEREMONY Wedding Of Wide Social In* terest In Berkeley Springs, A wedding of wide eoclal Interest was solemnised nt Berkeley Springs, W. Vn., on Wednesday nt high noon when Mrs. Richard F. Johnson, dail ghfor of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew II. M. Saltonstall, became (tho bride of Arthur Johnson Grymes, of Fast Orange, N. J., at one of (he pret tiest June ceremonies of the year. The bride was formerly Miss j Murlal Saltonstnll, la well known In this city where she has many friends. The Ut. Rev. W. 1,. Gravatt, Biahi op of West Virginia, performed the ceremony In St. Mark’s Eplsoo-pal Church, which was effectively deco rated with white rododendrons In full bloom, pink rosos, ferns and | blue delpfhltiuui. Tile bride wore s | -own of white canton crepe and carried while roses and lllllos of io valley. Oliver Gryrnee, brother of tho groom, was best man, and O II. W. Hunter and Clarence T»ane, of Hagerstown; Olaronco Hunter, of Washington. Pa., and Perrin F. .thaw, or Charlottesville, Va , were - ushers. Following the ceremony 'Mr. and ■ Mrs. Saltonstall entertained st. a wedding breakfast at. their home, which was decorated with blue lark spur, the bridal table being arits icaiiy arranged with yellow roses \ and lavender larkspur. Mr. and Mrs. Grymes left, after i the ceremony on a motor trip thru | the New England States. The out-of-town guests Included: Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Hunter, Miss Anne Harbor Bruin, <’ol. and Mrs. William P. I<ann, Miss Virginia Lone, Clarence Rune, Miss Marie | Slnuson, of Washington; Mason Grymes, Mr. and Mrs. Sigurd Hrs j loff, Mr. and Mre. George Bond, William Ashley, Randolph Johnsoh | of Bast Orange, N. J.; Mr. and I Mrs. John P. Casper and Beverly | Randolph, Hancock; Miss Emma Ca j soy. Mrs Mary Page Hatty, Capt I Edward IT. Cobill, Washington; Miss Bessie Crawford. Baltimore; JYr I and Mrs Douglas Macon, Mis* So ' rdiie Macon, Perin Shaw, Jr., Char l"fte- ; Miss Colston and Miss ’ ; ■w:n<-h-st,.|, Miss Wutt* ■■■'•<hanhsburg; Mis. C. S. Hunter. Miss Catherine Hunter, Harrison Hunter and Clarence Hunter, Wash ! ngton. Pa.; Miss Marv Culbertson, ; I.'-wlston; Mrs. John il. Poll, Mrs S B Camble, this city; Mr. and . Mrs. Edmund Hunter Riddle, David H, Riddle, Miss Elisabeth Biddle, Mr. and Mrs Robert Riddle, Chain , bershurg, and Miss Bell Crons, Blue j Ridge Summit. IIA YNES NAMED COMMISSIONER 'By International News 8ervlce.) i .Miiiijlon, June in. \npolut "■ Major Roy < Haynes, ol ■ iioro. o , as prohibition com ;n ■< - inner to succeed John Kramer, i" . '"■ill. commissioner, was an i on tic ■ -ij at the white house today Mr. Haynes Is a newspaper editor, id had the strong endorsement of ue Anti-Saloon Hearue and Senator Frank WilliB, of Ohio. For some 'ime Haynes served as head of the Miami Military Institution at Oer mantowD, O . where he seined the ti'ie of major M*«e Beulah Sampeem, nf (*»Jtl more retime* i«day aft*' 'or sister. Mr* *«* ne« njeca.