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ft ft I %&':• I $ fcu St 3^ M, W»i/ V#»' IP z-m, SENATE BODY FLAYS DANIELS Sim's Attach on Former Secre tary of Navy Upheld in Ma jority Report. CONTROVERSY AT END "Self-defense, Non-helpful Policy" at Outset of War Which Caused Serious Delay Imputed By G. O. P. Investigators. Washington Widely conflicting Views regarding direction o£ the Amer lean'navy daring the early months of the war were detailed in Republican and Democratic reports, made public, of the Senate naval committee's in* vestigation of controversies between former Secretary Daniels and Rear Admiral William S. Sims. The reports constitute the last chap ter in the famous Sims-Daniels con troversy of May, 1920, caused by Rear Admiral Sims' letter sharply criticiz ing the Daniels war administration. Democratic "81 ns" Charged. Mr. Daniels, former President Wil son and Rear Admiral W. B. Benson, former chief of operations, were crit icised severely in the Republicans' majority report, which charged many sins of omission and commission in naval war direction. These officials were as stoutly defended and as high ly praised in the minority Democratic report. Admiral Sims was commend ed by the majority and assailed by the minority. A "self-defensive, nonaggressive and nonhelpful policy" was imputed to the Democratic administration by the majority report, which also charg ed many serious delays in navy opera tions resulted. The minority found that "uniform success of our operation amply dem onstrated the wisdom of the policies adopted and the plans carried out by the navy department" and "instead of censure of criticism, the department, as well as the service, deserves the hearty commendation of this commis sion and of the American people." Two Commissions Proposed. Senators Hale, Maine Ball, Dela ware, and Keyes, New Hampshire, signed the Republican report, and Senators Pittman, Nevada, and Tram mell, Florida, the Democratic report. Each report makes a separate volume embracing detailed review of testi mony from scores of witnesses during the naval subcommittee's inquiry of May, 1920. *fwo recommendations were made by the majority—for appointment of a professional commission of naval officers to study and apply to the American navy lessons of the World war, and for a presidential commis sion, including civilians to study and recommend reforms in navy organiza tion. No recommendations were pre sented by the minority. The investigation resulted from reading by Admiral Sims during com mittee inquiry more than a year ago into his controversy with Mr. Daniels over naval awards of distinguished service decorations of his letter to Mr. Daniels, written January 7, 1920, charging the Navy department with numerous delays and derelictions in directing naval warfare. Many speci fic recommendations for future navy activities as "lessons of the war" were made by Admiral Sims who was in chief command of naval operations overseas during the war. BOX CAR HOLDUP FATAL 8ection Hand Killed, Brother Wounded By Mill City Bandits. Minneapolis—Held up in a lonely box car a quarter of a mile from the Cedar Lake road crossing on the Great Notrhern tracks, two brothers, section hands, were shot down by two bandits. One was instantly killed, and the other was probably fatally wounded. The bandits escaped with several hundred dollars taken from a money belt of the dying man. Four bullets fired at close range into the body of Steve Karos, 42 years old. killed him instantly. Hie brother Alex, 44 years old, leaped on the bandits when Steve fell and received a bullet through the windpipe. LARGE THEFT UNCOVERED R. J. Thomson Admits Stealing (150, 000 from Austin Packing Plant. Austin, Minn.—Formal announce ment was made by George A. Hormel & Company, packers of Austin, that R. J. (Cy) Thomson, comptroller of the company, is at least $150,000 short in his accounts. Thomson has admit ted the defalcation. The shortage was discovered a week ago, but was not announced until ex pert accountants checked the books of the packing plant, which does business of $30,000,000 a year. German Produces New Metal. Essen, Germany—Inventors employ ed at the Krupp works have brought out a new metal, known as platinum steel, which has been used .success' fully as a substitute for gold, platinum and silver in the filling of teeth. 3 Dead, 35 Hurt in Crash. Pottstown, Penn.—Three persons are dead and 35-injured as the, result of a beadon collision 'between two trol ley cars on the Pottstown and Phoenix Tille electric railway a quarter cast of this .borough 4v JOHN JAMES TIGERT. 1 -V'^' J?. -.v.**•*vir3^ W::4'X- New photograph of John James Tigert, who has succeeded P. P. Clax ton, as commissioner of education. He Is a Teuncsseenn. WANTS BEER LEGALIZED 2.75 Product Asked By Farmers in Voistead's District. Congress Told $300,000,000 Barley 8ales Would Help Relieve Depression. Washington—A plea for the legaliza tion of 2.75 per cent "barley malt" beer came to Congress out of the con gressional district of Representative Andrew J. Volstead, Minnesota, foe of all things that smack of liquor. Charles Kenny, representing a far mer elevators association in Mr. Voi stead's district, told the joint Senate and House committee investigating agricultural conditions that the far mers of Minnesota want the manufac ture of 2.75 per cent beer allowed so that they can market their barley crops. The same view was held by R. A. Jones, representing the Minnesota grain dealers. Mr. Jones said that the legalization of the barley-malt beer would mean an addition to the yearly income of the Northwest farmers of about $300,000, 000 and would aid greatly in relieving the ^present agricultural depression which now prevails in that region. Both Mr. Jones and Mr. Kenny were confident that barley-malt beer of the 2.75 variety is non-intoxicating and thus could be made legal under the prohibitibn amendment. They suggest ed that the question intoxication be left to a testing squad of department of agriculture experts. Mr. Jones told the committee that a petition would be circulated among the farmers in Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Iowa and Wisconsin to urge the legalization of the beer. He read the proposed petition which de clares that such legislation would pre vent bootlegging and improve the health of the people. The movement, he said, is solely one by the farmers, and is not in any way backed by the brewers. 'Before the war 80,000,000 bushels of barley were used in makinr beer," said Mr. Jones. "I believe what we advocate is the salvation not only of the barley crop but of the whole cereal industry. 'You will be surprised at the pre sent attitude of the country on this question."^ GRIMES' BODY FOUND IN LAKE Discovery by Indian Diver Ends Four day 8earch. Minneapolis—Gordon Grimes, Min neapolis broker, missing from his home since last Wednesday night, was drowned in Lake Calhoun. His body was recovered by "Fisherman" John Jeremy of Stillwater in deep water 200 feet from the lake' bathing beach at 6 p. m. Sunday. The discovery brought to an end a four days' search of all territory sur rounding the lake, led by Miss Betty Grimes, the dead man's sister, who would not believe that her brother was drowned, but persisted in her belief that he had wandered off in a dazed condition due to heat prostration. Seattle Bandits Get $26,000. Seattle, Wash.—Two bandits snatch ed a bag containing $25,000 in curren cy from a messenger for the North west Trust and Safe Deposit company and escaped in an automobile. SO Firemen Overcome. New York—Fifty firemen were over come in fighting a $1,000,000 fire in the building of the Phoenix Cheese com pany in Greenwich street, on the west side of Lower Manhattan. 10,000,000 Russians Starving. Riga, Letvia—The Iszestia of Mos cow says that an official appeal to all citizens of Russia to aid in alleviating suffering caused by famine and signed by all the members of the government, places the number of starving at not less than 10,000,000 in Astrakhan, Tsa ritsyn, Saratov, Samara, Simbursk, Ufa and Viatkar, and along the Volga, in the Tartar republic and the Chu vash territory. These, the appeal says, cannot exist until the next har vest w'.thout aid. SOLDIER BOX Compensation Act Reoomimtett to Finance Committee By Vote of 47 to'29.|f|i|: Trouble 8tarts When McCumber Ex plains Measure Still Lives—North Dakotan Invites Reed to Settle Matter "Outside.". Washington The administration won its battle in Congress when the Senate, responding to President Hard ing's recent request, recommitted the soldiers' adjusted compensation bill indefinitely to the finance committee. The yote for recommittal was 47 to 29, tuid was interpreted by Democrats to mean the "death" of the bill,, but by Republican leaders to mean postpone ment for only a few months, with no substantial loss to war veteran ben eficiaries. Both parties divided on the roll nine Republicans voting against, while eight Democrats joined the bulk of Republicans for recommittal. It also was announced that Senators Phipps, Republican of Colorado, and Townsend, Republican of Michigan, who were absent, were paired'in'favor of recommittal and that Senators Reed of Missouri, and Trammell of Floirda, Democrats, wei'e paired against re committal. Debate Clashes Are Stormy. An effort: for an order directing early return of the bill to the Senile, was defeated by a vote of 89 to 7, a motion of Senator Kenyon, Republican of Iowa, to have the bill brought back early in January being rejected. Sen ator Pittman, Democrat of Nevada, thereupon announced that he would make a motion every week hereafter to bring back the bill from committee. Stormy clashes between Democratic opponents and Republican advocates of recommittal marked the closing de bate. But they were mild as compared to the BceneB which followed, the roll call. Among the incidents was a chal lenge by Senator McCumber, Repub lican of North Dakota, champion of the bill, to, Senator Reed. Democrat of Missouri, to settle a question of vera city "outside." Lightning Adds to Fireworks. Senatorial dignity and rules were lost in the confusion. A half dozen senators were speaking at once, clamoring for recognition by the Vice President. To add to the din, a mid summer storm broke over the capitol, pouring torrents of rain on the glass roof of the Senate while lightning flashes vied with its lighting system. Senators could be heard only with dif ficulty. McCumber Told to "Sit Down." During the disturbance, Senator Watson of Georgia several times shouted to Senator McCumber to "sit down," and inveighed against "the cowardice with which the soldiers have been treated here today." This was received with applause from the galleries. 'Those who wait at the sepulchre until this bonus bill is resurrected like ly will become, I am afraid, old, gray haired men," said Senator Reed He inquired why it was "necessary" to have President Harding make his address before the Senate, and Sen ator Watson, Republican, of Indiana, replied that Republican senators had "insisted" on it. Until Secretary Mel lon wrote his letter setting forth the Treasury's financial condition. Sen ator Watson added, senators were not informed of the situation. FLIER RISES 34,768 FEET French Aviator Sets Unofficial Alti tude Mark. Paris—Lieutenant Kirsch, French aviator, is declared to have reached an altitude of 10,600 meters (about 34)768 feet) in an unofficial attempt to break the world's altitude record. Although the official world's altitude record, made by Captain R. W. Schroe der of the United States army, at Day ton, Ohio, February 27, 1920, is only 33,000 feet, it is thought probable that the Aero club of France will not certi fy Lieutenant Kirsch's record RAINB0W MEN HIT DRY ACT Also Condemn Harvey for Remarks on U. S. War Alms. Cleveland—Resenting a statement made in London by Ambassador Har vey, that the war was fought by the United States from motives of self-in terest, delegates to the second annual convention of the Rainbow Division Veterans, association cpndemned Har vey, and urged his recall. Another resolution protested against the dry amendment. Minneapolis was chosen as the next convention city. Naval Yards to Close 2.Days of 7. Washington—All navy yards will be put on a five day a week basis of op eration temporarily, to prevent so drastic a reduction of personnel as would otherwise be necessary under the reduced appropriation measure. Taft Performs First Duty as Justice. Washington—Chief Justice W H. Taft performed his first official act when he granted a petition for a writ of error, bringing before the supreme court a case involving a party wall in the District of Columbia. OR. UVINQSTO Dr. Livlngstob Farrand, former president of the University of Colo rado, and for the past two years chair man of the central committee, Amer ican Red Gross, who has been elected president of Cornell university, Ithaca, N. Y., to succeed Dr. Jacob Gould Schurman. Doctor Farrand has served various universities as profes sor of phsychology and of anthro pology, and is a writer on those' sub jects. 1,500 CONVICTS IN RIOT Ten Buildings of Western Penn sylania Prison Fired. Deputy Sheriffs and Guards Armed With Riot Guns Hold Prisoners At Bay. Pittsburgh—An outbreak of prison ers in the western Pennsylvania peni tentiary on the Ohio river here was followed by fire which quickly de stroyed 10 frame factory buildings within the inclosure. Police and fire lines were drawn tightly around the institution and de tailed reports of the outbreak were un available. It was known, however, that penitentiary guards, aided by city policemen and deputy sheriffs, armed with rifles and riot guns, were holding the 1,500 prisoners at bay, while a heavy fire fighting force was endeav oring to extinguish the flames. Five riot alarms were turned into the police and fire departments after the prisoners had revolted and fired the buildings, which are located on the Ohio river in the lower part of the old city of Allegheny. Nine fire companies immediately re sponded to the alarms and police re serves were hurried to the penitentiary. Telephone communication with the in stitution was temporarily cut off. A cordon of police was quickly thrown around every entrance leading to the prison, while fire lines were es tablished some distance away. Great volumes of smoke rising from the inclosure indicated that the broom factory and( other buildings were rap idly being destroyed. The western penitentiary contains a population of between 1,200 and 1,500 prisoners, some of them sent there by federal courts and the remainder from the western counties of Pennsylvania. There is a branch of the "farm pris on" at Bellefonte, Pa., to which the men of high standing in the prison are sent, leaving the most desperate char acters in the institution here. DIE IN CLOUDBURST Nebraska Village Devastated 8corea of Farm.Homes Destroyed. Alliance, Neb.—Several persons are reported to have perished, one is known to have been killed, scores of ranch homes and other buildings in and near Andrews, a village seventeen miles west of Crawford, Neb., have been destroyed and fields have been devastated by a cloudburst which de luged the White River canyon coun try. Thousands of head of live stock have been lost. Five bridges were washed out on the Chicago & North Western railroad be tween Crawford and. Andrews, reports said. 1 TRAIN WRECK ATTEMPTED Express Cars Carrying Million Dollar Cargo Leaves Rails. Cleveland, Ohio—An attempt to wreck an American Railway Express company train of fourteen cars, carry ing a cargo valued at nearly a million dollars, was made two miles west of Willoughby, Ohio, according to of ficials of the New York Central rail road. Fifteen spikes Were pulled and plates removed from the rails. 21,174 War Office Workers Let Out. Washington—Secretary J. w. Weeks announced that 21,174 civilians had been discharged from employ of the war department since JMarch 1, and estimated that the' reduction would mean an annual saving- to the govern ment of about $25,408,806. Two Army Men Die In Plane Crash. Honolulu—Major Sheldon H. Wheel er, commandant of Duke field, the air base here, and Sergeant Thomas A. Kelly were killed wh$n their airplane crashed 50 feet." rmrrm Wmm Premier Craig Leaves for Belfast Seeming to Wash Hands ftSHIM Pari 0 vism PEACE HOPES DASHED Ulster Leader Declare* He Is Not Con» earned In 8lnn Feln-British Terirts for South Ireland—Lloyd George •nd De Viler* Hold 8esslon. |ff -London—The Irish, negotiations have taken an unexpected development. Sir James Craig, the Ulster minister, on leaving for Belfast made a statement which appears to forbid any. hope of assembling a conference such as Pre mier Lloyd George proposed between himself, De Valera and the Ulster premier. The Ulster leader declare* that the Sinn Feiners themselves by contest ing the elections for the northern par liament on a platform of "no parti tion" in which they were, roundly de feated, have recognized Ulster's claim to self-determination, and, so far as his words have been interpreted for the present, he.seems to wash his hands of any further participation in the peace negotiations. Returns "Well Satisfied." Sir James said: "I return home well satisfied with the efforts being made towards peace. De Valera has broken bis silence and cleared the ground by his statement to the press that he' proposes to found his claim on recognition of the right of selfde termination." The'Ulster premier contended that the people of Northern Ireland in the recent elections, "determined" their own parliament by an overwhelming majority and that the Valera and his friends admitted the right of such self-determination on the part of Northern Ireland by the fact that they themselves stood as candidates for the Northern parliament and submitted their policy of "no partition." This, in fact, was the only issue, placed be fore the electorate, said Sir James, and 'no partition" was rejected by the largest majority ever secured in any general election. "Such being the truth," he continu ed, "it now only' remains for De Va lera and the British.people to come to terms regarding the. area outside of that of which I am prime minister. The people of Northern Ireland make no claim whatever to 'determine' the terms of settlement which Great Brit ain shall make with Southern Ire land. "Promise Cordial Co-operation."! "When this-is accomplished I can promise cordial co-operation on equal terms with Southern Ireland in any matters affecting our common inter est. "Having reached the present stage, I return to Ireland to carry on the practical work of the government. I feel that our interests are available at any moment." BUY COAL EARLY—HOOVER Secretary Urges Public Utilities to Lay In Supplies. Washington—Secretary Hoover has advised .public utility* companies thoughout the -country' to buy their winter coal supply instead of waiting for possible lower prices. "I. am convinced," said Mr. Hoover's letter, made public here, "that due to the genieral depression, the prices of bituminous coal at the mines is not too high at the present time. If there should be a recovery of business ac tivities in the autumn,, taken in con junction with the large increase in percentage of disabled cars, and the inability of the railways to finance their maintenance, there are possibili ties of developments of a most serious situation as regards coal movement. "I cannot but feel that the inter state commerce commission in the face of warning, they have sent out .in this connection would, not be disposed to give any priority in such an event." CHINESE FEAR CANNIBALISM Famine Commission Tells of Despair in 30 Districts. Peking—The national commission for famine prevention received a re port from the province of itwei-Chow, in Southwestern China, saying faming conditions are such that unless im mediate help is given the people in thirty districts will be forced to can nibalism. yj -7-r—. $100,000 Fife in Arsenal.^ Davenport, Iowa—Fire in. a ware house at Rock Island arsenal which smouldered and blazed at intervals caused damage unofficially estimated at $100,000. Bryan Opposed as Labor 8peaker. \Chicago—Opposition to William Jennings Bryan as a speaker at the Labor day festivities of the Chicago Federation of Labor because of his stand on prohibition, was voiced at a meeting of the federation. Covers 200 Miles In 74 Minutes. Hendon—John H. James, in win ning the aerial derby, here Saturday, made a record for the event. He cov ered the 200 mile course in 74 min utes, or at an average speed of 163% miles an hour. Svi .""' of OrtanulflM-corartd d.|k&Vcoolci.! 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