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VOL. XLIII—NO. 28.
HOUSE VOTES EMBASSY LIQUOR PROBE Sarcophagus of King Tutenkhamen Is Discovered at Luxor, Egypt APOLINAR HAS butoneweek - MORE OF LIFE Is Growing Fat and Is Not Apparently I Worried. STEPHENS LOSING GRIT Says He Can’t Stand An other Three Weeks of It. Barring interference by Governor I'at SI. Neff, Clemente Apolinar. con victed of the murder of 14-year-old Theodore Bernhard, will hang one week from Friday. The hangman’s noose was prepared Thursday afternoon. Fire Chief A. J, Goetz having tied the knot, and every thing is in readiness for inspection by Sheriff John W. Tobin. t John Win trek, county jailer, called at the sher iffs office Friday morning and noti fied the sheriff that he was ready. Sheriff Tobin will make his inspec tion Monday. “Apolinar seems oblivious to the fate which awaits him,” the jailer told Sheriff Tobin. “He is growing fat, eating heartily and insisting that lie have his ration of oranges and appies daily. He seems to be in a happy frame of miud. spending a large part of bis time singing and danc ing.” Contrasting forcibly with the atti- ■” o' - a<g. w vcophehs; cofivtctea of the mnhler of T. A. Finucane and sentenced to hang on. March 9. ■•♦rw- Stephens Breaking flown. "Stephens is breaking down,” Jail er Wiatrek told Sheriff Tobin. “Hi* children visit Jiim almost daily antj he spends hours on Bis cot, sobbing audibly. He seems .extremely depress ed after each of these visits, and is seemingly breaking under the strain. He remarked to me a day or so ago that he didn't believe he could stand another three weeks of it.” Stephens, the jailer said, although he does not demand fruit as does Apolinar, is very fond of menthol cough drops and consumes box upon box of them. This condemned man, the jailer said, is visibly losing weight in direct contract to Apolinar. The rope with which Apolinar is to be hanged. Jailer Wiatrek told Sher iff Tobin is one of the “best” that has been secured for such a gruesome pur pose in the Bexar county jail so far. It has been thoroughly worked and stretched until it is as pliable as silk. The process of stretching, he said, required the combined strength of six strong men. working with pulleys. The rope is now four feet longer l han it was when the stretching be- Morbid Seek A&nission. Hue to the height, weight and bnild of Apolinar. the jailer aid. extreme care must be exercised n having the rope just the required ength. The man has an unusually nick neck and a long "fall” will ic required to break it. A few inches oo long and the rope would allow his vet to touch the floor and the work f the hangman would he to do all ver again. Extreme care ulso wa xerciscd in preparing the knot and loose. The morbidly curious already have r-gun to apply to Sheriff Tobin for asses to the jail in order that they iny witneas the hanging. More than <H: applications had been received up AJ’riday morning, although the hang !g is one week away. Only a lim ed number can be accommodated and any who have expressed a desire to :c the man die will be disappointed. I‘etitions seeking commutation ot le sentences of both Apolinar ind tepbens have been circulated and ill be presented to the governor, oubt is expressed in courthouse c!r es, however, that the governor will iterfere in either case. [ONOR LEONARD WOOD ritisli Naval Commander and Seven ■ Battleships in Manila Harbor. ■ By the Assm-tated Press. ■ Manila. Feb. IB.—Admiral Sir Ar- Jur Ixiveson 'ommander of the Brit- Bi naval station in China, arrived •re today aboard the flagship Haw ■is. accompanied by half a dozen Aier British warships. It is under .■•od that Admiral Leveson bears a .■ter from King George to Governor '■neral Leonard Wood thanking him the honors accorded the late Rear LBiniral John S. Duinaresq. ex-com [Knder of the British Australian fleet. Ko died in Manila last July and was Wen a military funeral. [■Georgetown Election in April. [■Georgetown. Tex.. Feb. 16.—An [■incemcnts of all the old members [■the Georgetown city council, who ■ expire in April, were made this IB'k for re-election. Citv Marshal iBl Bradv and Aidermen D K. WII- 11. Davis and W. R. Mood for re-election at the election’ win Ge brill tne first Tnursoa.v '■Anril. All of these men have been W" c ,n th® city’s governing board ■ several years. THE SAN ANTONIO LIGHT SEEK OIL MAN ON WOMAN'S COMPLAINT CHARGING SWINDLING Mrs. Sallie Allen Alleges She Was Defrauded Oat of $lO,OOO. Bexar county officers Friday were seeking S. W. Johnson, also known as IValter Johnson, who is charged by complaint in Justice R. Neil Camp bell's court with swindling Mrs. Sallie Allen out of $lO,OOO in money. The affidavit on which the complaint was issued sworn to by J. A. N. Flores, special investigator out of the dis trict attorney's office. Deputy Sheriff A. Diaz wns given a warrant for the man, who is believed to be at Laredo or Luling. Up to noon, however, offi cers had been unable to locate him. The alleged swindle according to the charges set out in the complaint, oc curred on April 18, 1922. It is charged that a man represented him self to Mrs. Allen as being an oil man and that he was drilling an oil well. He needed more money, the complaint charges that he hepresent ed to her. in order to complete the drilling of the well. Mrs. Allen, it is alleged, ’through “false pretenses and devices” on the part of the man, turned over to him the sum of $lO.- 000 in current money of the United States. The complaint further charges, the man did not use the money for the purpose for which he obtained it, Mrs. Allen thereby being fraudlently deprived of this large sum of money. The alleged offense is said to have occurred in Bexar county. EXPECT EARLY ACTION IN FIGHT TO UNSEAT TEXAS SENATOR-ELECT Peddy's Counsel Arrives in Washington—Confers With Creager. Washington. 1). C., Feb. 16.—With the arrival here today by Luther Nickels of Dallas, chief counsel for George E. B. Peddy, it is anticipated there will be early action in the con test against seating Senator-elect Mayfield. Neither Nickels nor Scott Woodward, former State Senator, who lias been here a week, would discuss their plans, but it is known that dur ing the day there is to be a confer ence with R. B. Creagor, Republican state chairman of Texas, and others in Washington opposing the seating of Mayfield. They have been soundin*, out senti ment on both sides of the chamber and proltss to have received considerable emoutagement from Democrats ns well as Republicans. It now appears that the case against Senator-elect Mayfield will hinge largely upon al leged excessive expenditures during the primary. TO JUNK BATTLESHIPS Harding Wants $21,000,000 Fund to Meet Costs. Washington. D. C., Feb. 10.—Presi dent Harding transmitted to Congress today an estimate for an appropria tion of $20,050,000 to meet costs of the battleship scrapping program agreed upon at the Washington arms conference. THE WEATHER TEMPKRATI RES. FEB 15. 2 P- ni 42 2 a. m 21 • I'- m 41 9 a. ni 3| P” 4 a. in 5 p. in........ 39 5 a. m 39 « P- ni 3« G a- m 39 ; p- m 37 7 a. in 39 J P- n» 37 Ji a. m .39 • P- m 37 9 a: m 40 P. m 37 10 a. m 40 P- m 37 • 11 a. m.. 41 12 midnight. .. .37 1* noon ........ 12 FEB. 16. 1 p. tn 40 1 *• m 37 2 p. m-41 FOK FC AST. ' san Antonio nad vicinity: Friday night i and Saturday, probably rain: not much change in temperature; minimum tem perature, 36 to 40: light to moderate northerly to easterly winds. Kant Tex a*: Probably rain; not much chainge in tempei ature. West Texas: Unsettled: probably raiu hi south portion: somewhat colder in the Panhandle. Friday night. HOME WEATHER FOK TOURISTS. St. Louh: Temperature. IS; cloudy; six-mile wirM from the nordwest; low est temperature in last 24 hours. II; highest. 24. Uhlcago: Temperature. 4; clear; ten mile wind from ths west; lowest tem perature in last 24 hours. 4; highest. 12. K humin Pity: Temperature 20; cloudy; five-mile wind from the northwest: low est temperature in last 51 hours. 20; highest. 26. New York: Temperature. 14; clear: 30-milo wind from the northwest: low est temperature tn fast 24 hours, 12; highest. 52. Temperature. 14: clear; seven-mile wind from the northwest: lowest temperature in last 24 hours, 14; highest, 2L _ _ SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1923. “-TWENTY-FOUR PAGES. PLEAD LIQUOR CARRYING NOT ■UNBECOMING' Andrews Defense Says Act Is Neither Base. Vile Nor Depraved. IS A MISDEMEANOR Cites Cases to Show That “Unbecoming” Convic tions Based on Crime. Adverse rulings by the court-martial of snecial pleas entered by defense counsel. First I.ieut. Park Holland, in the trial of First Lieut. Leland 8. Andrews, on charges pf illegally pos sessing and transporting intoxicating liquors, took up the trial at Fort Bam Houston all of Friday morning. Fol lowing lengthy arguments the court denied the special plea that the court martial hr no authority to try Lieu tenant Andrews for violation of the national prohibition act. Likewise did the court-martial deny lite plea that Lieutenant Andrews' charges did not constitute conduct unbecoming an officer. The defense counsel was plac ing before the court his fourth special plea when court adjourned until 1 :80. The fourth special plea was entered on the ground that no person can be tried twice for the same offense, and defense counsel submitted evidence and cited eases in an effort to prove to the tlmt the wa» being trieu u sieond time WlglitMit his own consent for a crime for which he has already been punished in a civil court. Argue Over Plea. Tn support of his’ first* special pleq. Lieutenant Holland argued that the charges against Lieutenant Andrews were'purely for violation of the na tional prohibition act, and cited court decisions to show that for such viola tions the defendant could be tried only by a United States District Court. Capt. Humphrey Biddle, trial judge advocate prosecuting the case, asked in reply that the court-martial bear in mind that Lieutenant Andrews is not being tried before that body for viola tion of the prohibition act. but for conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman. Captain Biddle admitted that the court-martial could not try the defendant for violation of the pro hibition act. bufsaid that such viola tion. if such was found to be true by the court-martial, constituted an act unbecoming an officer and a gentle man. Col. Beaumont B. Buck, president and law member of the court-martial, after asking if there was any objection to his denial of the defense plea, or dered that the plea be denied. Cites Military Cases. Lieutenant Holland took up 45 minutes in presenting his third special plea, which was that possession and transporting intoxicating liquor does not constitute an act unbecoming an officer and a gentleman. The defense counsel cited several decisions to up hold his plea, and argued at length in its support. “We do not deny.” Lieutenant Hol land said, “that any officer who pos sesses and transports intoxicating liquor is guilty of violation of law. However, spell violation would be a misdemeanor and not conduct unbe coming an officer and a gentleman. Any officer who ever carried a flask of liquor in his pocket is guilty of vio lation bf law. but I do not believe that this court will go so far as to hold that any officer who ever carried a flask of liqqor in bis pocket i’ guilty of con duct unbecoming an officer and a gen tleman.” The defense counsel then cited sev eral definitions taken from military law books which described conduct un becoming an officer and a gentleman. In bis argument to the court. Lieuten ant Holland summarized these court decisions in saying that conduct uu beeoming an officer and a gentleman involves conduct and crime that is base, vile and depraved, and renders one unfit to follow* the honorable pro fession of arms. Cite Parking Laws. “It is against the law," he said, “to park your car for an hour in cer tain parts of tow n, but would such a violation make an, officer base, vile, depraved and rentier him unfit to fol low the honorable profession of arms? The violation of the national prohi bition act is merely a violation of a civil statute and on the first offense can be nothing but a disdemcanor.” Lieutenant Holland then read from the national prohibition act the sec tion which provides that no one shall be tried for its violation in any court other than a United States court. The defense still clung to its posi tion that the violation of the prohi bition act constituted conduct unbe coming an officer and a gentleman The court-martial denied the special plea. Fined at Laredo. The defense couifMl submitted a* evidence the findings of the United States Court of the Southern District of Texas, in the case of the United States vs. L. S. Andrews et al. in (Continued on next page.) FORECAST OF RAIN FOR FRIDAY NIGHT BUT END IN VIEW Country Clear and Cold Except Texas; “Low” Pushing In. *n ideal raiu conditiou exists for San Antonio, accorui tg to the weath er map Friday morning and tempera tures wiU remain about the same. Up to 7 o'clock Friday, 2.15 inches of rain had been recorded in San An tonio since 2 o'clock last Wednesday afternoon. The backbone of the cold wave ■which swept over the country is brok en and temperatures over the United States will rise. The freezing line Friday morning, however, extended into Northern Florida and following the gulf coast westward. Jackson ville reported frost. Practically the entire country is clear and cold except Texas. Rain reported Friday mor.ing was. Ei Paso, .36 of an inch; San Angelo, 1.16; Marb.e Falls. .95, and Ballinger, 1.25; Brownville. 2.66. The high area pressure is hanging over the northern portion of the coun try. centered over Montana. The zero line, however, was north of Chica go Friday morning, taking in the Da kotas. The center of the “high” re ported 10 degrees below zero. A "Idw" which has been hanging over Lower California for the last few days was pushing northeastward Friday morning and brought the tem perature at Amarillo up tn 30. This “low" to the west of San Antonio and the “high" to the east is responsible for the forecast of continued rain. The “lbw.” however, offers the pos sibility that we tnay have clear weath er within 24 hours. In thp meantime, Texas will be visited by rain and prac tically the entire state will reap rich benefit from the steady drkudu. From a quarter to a half ineh of rain hr.d fqllm : „ts ' Texas A Pacific to the border. Frc<n ing temperatures ac<oin]<a#ieit the rain In some loeallt.es. RUSSIA PREPARES TO RE OPEN STEEL, IRON INDUSTRIES Must Be Ready for “Sick ening Spasms” of War, Trotzky Writes. By the AMociated FreM. Moscow, Feb. 16.—Leon Trotzky is preparing a plan for the rebabilitatLn of Russia's iron and steel and mining industries. The plan will be submitted to the congress of the Community party next month. It is principally designed to bring about quick resumption of the manufacture of peace time machinery. The war minister, in common with the other Soviet leaders, has shown by his writings that he accepts the theory that any nation's success in war de pends upon its metal output. “The Red army is not the necessity merely of a year or five years,” he writes, “for the, revclutionary move ment and the epoch of imperialistic wars will continue, not for months and not for years, but for decades, embracing the world after short breathing spaces with new and heavier sickening spasms." During these breathing spells, he indicates, the Red army should pre pare seriously and permanc-‘ly. CAB HITS TRUCK Two Victims Die In Collision; Third Seriously Injured. Chicago. Feb. 16.—Two persons sire dead and another probably fatally injured, as a result of a taxicab crashing into n motor truck near lx*- inont. 111., late last nigbt. ■ Men” Puzzle in The Sunday Light Sharp wits will be given a more difficult test in the “Little Men” code which the puzzle editor has evolved after a week or so in seclusion and he is going to offer cash prizes for solutions. Also in Sunday’s Light the winners in “The Ploughman” contest will be announced. Rin|f Lardner has visited a county fair in Florida and comments amusingly about it. George Ade has another fable on “The Off-Year Candidate,” and O. O. Mclntyre writes interestingly of Greenwich Village, the Bohemia of New York. There will be a fashion page in Sunday’s Light and in addition there will be an article of interest to every woman— an article in which Julie Beauregard, writing from Paris, tells of the gorgeous colorings and materials that will be used in summer gowns for all occasions. In addition there are many other carefully-chosen fea tures in The Sunday Light designed to meet discrimianting and intelligent tastes. A special feature of The Sunday Light, is its comprehen sive chronicle of world events through the best cable news service printed in the Southwest. Q Be sure and order your copy today. Asks Divorce Mrs. Rosanna Baxter, cousin of the late Admiral Dewey, has filed suit for divorce against her husband •in San Francisco. POSSE FINDS NURSE FROZEN AFTER NIGHT SPENT IN AUTOMOBILE Companion Says They Fell Asleep While Motoring in Bitter Cold. Omaha. Neb.. Feb. 16.—Miss Kath-I r, n, Lucasknvac. 40. head nurse at u hospital at Shenandoah, lowa, was found frozen to death in an open au tomobile two miles from Shemiudoab by a posse of farmers, nceording to n special dtaimtdb received here. Miss Lu ..skavae is a graduate of a St. JuseiJr M i., hosni'al. McMaawu 25. who said hr vent motoring with her last night, sakl they fell asleep. He was held fol a coroner’s inquest this afternoon, the dispatch said. The temperature last night was said to have been 10 de grees below zero. McMahon jglid he could hardly move when up early this morning and weiirtor help. CONVICTED SLAYER ELECTROCUTED FOR POLICEMAN'S DEATH Another Must Die When Governor Refuses to Interfere. Columbus, Ohio. Feb. 16.—Charles lining. 30, of Cleveland, convicted slayer ot Patrolman August Dyke, who was shot when he attempted to capture three robbers in Cleveland. February 20. 1921, wa« executed in the electric chair nt the Ohio peni tentiary early today. Condemned Man in Stupor. Columbia. S. C., Feb. 16. —Ira Har rison. youthful alleged slayer of John C. Arnette, is to be electrocuted to day following the refusal of Govcrnoi Thomas G. McLeod to interfere with the execution. Hnrrison has been in an apparent state of coma practically ever since his conviction. Appeals of the condemned man’s mother and n petition signed by hundreds of citizens seeking commutation of the sentence to life imprisonment, failed to change the executive's views. I’olic Chief Fired; Won't Quit. Atlanta. Feb. 16.—James L. Beav ers, chief of police of Atlanta, early last night was indefinitely suspended as head of the department on a charge of insubordination. A notice signed by the police committee of the city council was served on him. He re fused to recognize the legality of the committee's action and is continuing to occupy his offices. PHARAOH IS TAKEN FROM INNER TOMB Big Crowd of Journalists and Visitors Watch Removal. FURNITURE IS FOUND Archaeologists Take Im prints of Seals and Masonry. FULL OF TREASURES May Find Confirmation of Bible Accounts in Hieroglyphics. Luxor. Egypt. Feb. 16. —The sar cophagus of the Pharnoh Tutenk hiuneii was found when the inner chamber in his tomb was opened by archaeologists this afternoon. Many articles of fnrnitnie also were in the mortuary chamber. A Inrgi - i rowd of visitors mid news papermen had assembled early in the mwaiug in anticipation of the un sealing. Before the work was started im pressions of the seals on the masonry were taken by the eminent Egyptol ogists. James H, Breasted and Allan Gardiner. RICH TREASURE TROVE. Belies Arc Worth .Millions—Hiero glyphics Are Priceless. By the Associated Preas. New York, Feb. 10.—The tomb of Pharaoh Tutenkbamun. opened by cx plorars today* in the Valley of the Kings near Luxor, is by far the rich est treasure trove ever uncovered in the necropolis of ancient Thebes, and in all likelihood is the richest that ever will be discovered, Ambrose Lan sing. acting curator of the Egyptian section of the Metropolitan Museum of Art declared toduy. Tombs of practically all Ilie early rulers of Egy pt have been accounted for, most of them thoroughly looted by native grave robbers, said Mr. Lansing. “There are only two or three royal tombs left to look for,” he said, “and they are those of lesser kings., All Others Opened. “All the others have been opened, a few by archaeologists, but the most of them by vandals, who left nothing of importance behind them.” Royal furniture, garments, char iots, ornaments mid works of rare beauty and exquisite workmanship al ready have been found in unprece dented quantities in the outer chamber of Tutenkhamun's tomb. The funeral equipment, much of it heavily en crusted with gold anil semi-precious stones, is valued at millions of dol lars. But treasures of greater value in tile eyes of the Egyptologists—bits of historical data of the era antedat ing Christ by thirteen and a half cen turies—are honed for when the hiero glyphic inscriptions within the tomb itself have been translated. One of the most fascinating the ories the records in the tomb may confirm or explode is that advanced by Arthur Wicgall, one of the best known Egyptologists, that Tutankha mun was the Pharaoh who oppressed the Children of Israel mid whose army, pursuing the Israelites at the time of the exodus, is declared in Bib lical accounts to have been swallowed up in the Red Sea. Tutenkbamun, previously discover ed records show, took the name “Tut enkhaton.” when he first succeeded to the throne, thus indicating his sympathy witli the so-called “here tical” monotheistic worship of Aton. the “all loving father of all creation." which had been introduced.into Egypt under his predecessor. Aknaton. Changed Name and Religion. In the midst of his eight-year reign, however, lie changed his name to Tutenkhamun, indicating a return to the polytheistic Ammon worship of his ancestors. Mr. Weigall’s theory is that the "Aton” worship was in reality the Jehovah worship initiated in Egypt by Moses, and that, when Tutenkha mun returned to the worship of Am mon. he began the oppression of the Israelites, including the enforced brickmaking without straw, which re sulted in the exodus. A ooniparison of the Biblical rec ord with records giving the Egyptian side of the story, long has been await col by critical students of the Bible with keen interest. Mr. Lansing exhibited a series of photographs c? tb« '’alley of Kings, one showing the exact location of Tut enkhamun’s tomb. Tucked nway in a (Continued on next page) TWO CENTS Per C o ®’ ,n °'D eod vicinity X »» VI-ili 1 O Fivscentn on trains and niMwnvta YOUNG IRISH BRIDE STAYS WITH REBEL HUSBAND IN CAVE Spend Honeymoon With Fighting Raging Around Their Hiding Place. By the Associated Press. I.cndon, Feb. 16.—Bitter fighting is in progress in the Arign.. mountains of county Cavan, where General Bo fin, the irregular leader, and his bride arc spending their honeymoon in a cave, from which th. bridegroom di rects the operations of the rebel baud against the Free State troops, says an Evening News dispatch from Belfast today. ThcJFree Staters are gradually clos ing in* on Bofin and his followers. The Irregulars are known to have lost two men killed and 17 wounded, while sixteen of Bofin's men, attempting to fight their way through, were captured and taken to Sliga. Although the Free State troops arc using airplanes and searching the mountains with shrapnbl from the howitzers, they are handicapped by the mobility of Bofin's band and the effective cover it is able to command. The Irregulars are using machine guns and have placed them so as to defend important points from the final as sault. The correspondent expresses the opinion that it is unlikely that the Ir regulars will be starved out. They may, he adds, hold on for weeks, in , the caves and tunnels with which the main Arigna mountain is honey combed. It is said the Free Staters are determined to take the rebels alive or dead. Bofin is a tall, wiry man, 30 years old. He was in charge of u flying column against the British i» the days before the truce, holding the rank of a brigadier. His home was at Manner Hamilton, county Leitrim. His bride refused to leave him and the pair set up housekeeping in the cure, which is well stocked with looted provisions. FAMILY WAS STARVING Mother and lattle Ones Rescued and Are Being Fed. A mother. 10-montbs-old daughter and 5-months-old baby were found starving to death in the heart of San Antonio Thursday by a worker from ihe office c» tlw Associated Chari ties. E-rtreme poverty an dire need are not unusual in a city the size of San Antonio, according to Miss Mable Ferguson, secretary of the as sociation. They are brought to her attention daily. However, in spite of all the suffering that she must see. she had never thought it possi ble that a family would starve to death in the midst of plenty. The case wns called to thei? at tention when n 10-year-o)d girl wns found going through the garbage pails looking for scraps of bread and po patoes. Upon investigation it was found that she took these home, wash ed them and served them to her moth er. There is n baby girl in the family 5 months old, which the mother wns trying to nurse on the little nourish ment obtained from the east oui crumb*. ' A ’octor was called to examine the emaciated mother mid babe. “Starving to dentil" was his diag nosis. Food has been provided, mid is being given to them slowl”. To give them all they could eat nt nue time would 1* dangerous. For months the baby will hnve t • he enreinil;* fed on the best milk o’ tainable, or its health will never bo regained. The funds of the Charities are taxed to the limt. etid Miss Ferguson i< ask ing that e<vne organization or s-mic individual in the ri«y agree to fur nish just the milk for the baby. With that much help the arsocintio" will be able to take care of the fami’y until they nre well mid strong. IGNORE FORD S OFFER legislative Program of Republican leaders leaves Out Muscle Shoals. Washington. I). <’.. Feb. 16.—The legislative program for the remainder of this session of Congress. which does not contemplate action on Henry Ford's offer for Muscle Shoals, is being worked out by Republican lead ers of the House. STRANGE GAS KILLS Mysterions Fumes Invade Two Homes One Dead. Eleven in Hospitals. Battle Creek. Mich.. Feb. 16.— William Edinger. 26. is dead and eleven others were in hospitals last night, victims of a mysterious gas that invaded two homes here yester day. The coroner's office, health of ficers nnd physicians announced they had been unable to determine the na ture of the gas or its origin. ‘Talk Title Talk’ Hundreds of Dollars To be awarded to best “Talkers” For particulars turu to page 5. HOME EDITION EMBASSIES, BAR-ROOMS, ARE LINKED House Orders an Investiga* tion by a Vote of 189 to 113. MELLON IS INFORMED Ambassadors Abuse Their Privilege, Representa tive Says. CHARGE CALLED “Not Funny,” Is Retort; “It Involves Flaunt ing of Laws.” Washington. D. C„ Feh. 16.—An inquiry into the importation of in toxicating liquors by foreign diplo mats. was ordered today by the House by a vote of ISO to 113. The inquiry is directed to Secre tary Mellon, who already has inform ed the House Judiciary commit tee that he could not “properly" give out the information which the public now asks for. The resolution calling upon Mr. Mellon for a statement of the amounts of liquor imports for all embassies and legations was introduced recently by Representative Craniton. Republi can. Michigan, after publication of statements by police authorities that foreign diplomatic establishments here formed the source of much of the illi cit liquor supply in Washington. The resolution has been referred to the judiciary committee, but the House, on Mr. Cniniton's motion to day. discharged that committee from further consideration of the resolution and then voted to adopt it. Supporting bis resolution. Mg. < rainton rend a newspaper artii-le which said that at a recent reception at an embassy, a bar-room was estab lished with three bartenders on dutv. “We have felt." he added, "that some embassies have abused their privileges. Certainly they ought not to make bar-rooms of their reeeii tions. “ Representative Britten. Republican. Illinois, declared the article Mr. < ramton had read was from the “funny page" of a newspaper and wn s " ridiculous. ” “There is nothin- funnv about this situation." rrtortcl Mr. Crnmton. -It involves the flaunting of our laws." lie added that he was quoting from the magazine section of a paper and not the “funny sheet.“ ATTACK ON GOVERNOR Unknown Assailants Injure Mexican Official; Kill Another. Mexico City. Feb. 16 Manuel Garcia \ igil, governor of Oaxaen. was attacked and seriously injured yesterday by unknown assailant* a« he was entering his residence here. JJio newspapers express the belief that attack was the outgrowth of political ouarrels. The police found' the body of Jose I. Goinez. a federal deputy, near tb» scene of-the disturbance. The news papers say he probably was shot bv the governor's assailants. Index to Advertisers Index to principal advertising tn to days l.tsrht./or guidance of shopper-: Advertiser— p._ A. B. C. Auto Livery n AniUßementa ....,1* Ranks. 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