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El Paso and west Texas, genera!- ao lev ;
Mexico, rain or snow, fail in south; A..-'oni, fa.r -Jld
Mencan bank notes, sUte bills, $6.5034.00; pesos,
old. $103;. Mexican gold, $50.50; nariouales, 27c; bar
silver, H. & H. quotation, $1.30; copper, 1919J4c;
grain, higher; livestocks, weak.
Jj JL.
H100 WIL
Wont Seek J Himielf;
Others Will Continue
To Work For Him
Friends Say Relation To
. Wilson Doesn't Affect
His Political Status
SHlN"GTON". D C. Feb 23
iV.ie.rn Gibb McAdoo says he
isn't a candidate for the prsi-
. iiL) but will accept, the nomination.
Me will not permit his name to go on
-i presidential preference ballots.
Kit his friends will continue to work
"r him. He will have no organ ixa-
" or headquarters and will -not en--.
k in controversy with other can-
Yet he will serve if chosen.
. i ... . .t I
i re mw a normal year iw pre.- i ""-.jr -" " "" '"IV ""w,r
nl politics, the McAdco method I Stability Crun-blfng.
pproach to rhe presidency uould. , The present danger Europe is fac
ditiiicilv novel, more so. indeed.) ine. Mr. Hoover said, is not so much
the Hoover method But. from
'n nds of Mr. McAdoo m the national
. tpttai one sjets a true impression off
v hat the rermer secretary or tne
---asury has had in mind. First of
1 h- is represented as feeling that
t would be undignified for him to go
ji-t and seek the presidency. He doer
m-t intend to be an aetive candidate
n nny sens-. ITe will be passively
receptive, that s all.
Wilson Sonlntaw, Objection,
f course, there Is no concealing
i e I act tnat opix-sition to Mr. x.c
aritong Democrats is based tot
mi-o extent on the theory that herout tnat tney are fa disagreement
ii -triii be unacceptable to the country! mostly over secondary questions in
-taut of his familiar relationship j the reaervaUona In the. Meantime
:- president UUson To this the Ale-
.noo men make answer thus:
McAdoo was on of the managers!
the Wilson campaign in 1913 and
'$ selected to be secretary of the
'-f-.itiury because or his ability shown
- large business enterprises. He had
... "-e idv helped in the drafting of the
--sent federal reserve act'and made
record as secretary of the treasury
' h--n he married the president's
. i'f Tl.! 5. therefore the friends
' Mr McAdoo assert. uat. an jnci-
" in hie caieer which has nothing
do w ;th his political status '
Thev contend that as a ,aombor -of f
' e cabinet ne irequnuy argued witn
b f president and openly expressed
1 .s difference of opinions But their
- .tin faith is that so man ever suf
' red in politics from attacks based
'. personal grounds that were in-
-ently unobjectionable. The candi
date will be accepted or rejected at
-- n Francisco on other counts.
Hoover ot a Party Man.
I: s interesting. :n talking to some
th'-se McAdoo supporters and
r,. of them have high official po-
- - rr.s in the government to find
t easily they seem to eliminate all
other candidates for the Demo-
ic nomination. Msa Hoover, they
. iMit. ha? el lm mated TltmseU by ex-
, ssing innocence of any party af-
Ii-rions. and to set a Iemocratic
i "n,i nation an individual must, in
I'.tir opinion, be a Democrat at least
..- far back as 1913, though be might
. fore l1-en lapses in the period be
(.re that. As for governor Cox, the
McAdoo people thmkne is unfortu-j.a-ely
on the wrong side of the pro-
bition question and won't be a
Mrong contender. Senator Pomerene,
f Ohio, has already withdrawn from
Tre race. 3Jr. Bryan, say the McAdoo
di?ciples. doesn't really want the
nomination for hlmBaZ. but wants to
;ie the pleasure of dominatiitg the
(. j:iention.
The big question is whether or not
Mr Bryan will be a delegate. Ne
I -HSka in all probability nill settle
i' at in the negative very soon.
Palmer Strene OHMnent.
Admittedly, A Mitchell Palmer is j
. "e most powenui opponent oi wii
..a.Ti Gibbs McAdoo. Both are strong
U ilson followers but among the Mc
Adoo men one hears serious doubts
expressed as to the attorney general's
l ility because cf his unhappy con
tact with union labor in the coal
strike. In contrast, there is pointed
out the record of the former director
genera! o railroads, who gave the
-a i! road brotherhoods a square deal
and perhaps even more sympathetic
treatment in the matter of wages
tlian they hae received from the
nands of anybody else In the Wilson
administration. The idea seems to
i.e that the brotherhoods will not
-get that labor generally will be
rfected bv the contagion of brother
McAdoo's zeal for the cause of the
v orkmgman.
To hear It front the MeAdoo
boo term, the former secretary of
the treasnry Ui rvmmend hlm
elf to the Demoeratte conven
tion beeaase of a series of acts
which, however deve4d of poMtl--aI
Intent they have been while
he ygnm In office, enanot but be
rounted upon to get vote. Mr.
McAdoo, It Is Insisted, worked
hard for woman saffrage did a
jrreat deal for the soldiers ly
fathering the nor rftsk Insurance
art, helped business by his part
in the federal rewire net as well
as la the smooth operation of the
federal reserve system t did his
part in moving ereps when the
farmers needed money; put the
rural credits law Into running
order i dM a lot toward urging a
firm pottey la handling Germany.
(Continued on page S, column 3
Watchmaker Makes
His Own Teeth; Can
' Bite His Tobacco
ATLANTA. Ga, Feh. f When
anyone says that j. thing hurts
"like pulling tbath," Tyrus
Dunn, of East Point, Just laughs.
For Dunn manufacturers his
own teeth
Dunh is not a dentist He is
an East Point watchmaker, but
he developed the idea of making
and fitting his own teeth, and
perfected the scheme The teeth
are molded In his watch shop in
molds made from beeswax.
To demonstrate the practicabili
ty of his home trade teeth. Dunn
c hews cut plug io-jacco, scorning
to cut his chew from the plug, but
biting it off.
Most People Approve Cooperation Only When Others Cooperate With Then
Hoover Opposes Making Peace'WMl PLAN
Treaty 1920 Campaign Issue
Injection of Arguments-for and Against Eeser-
s Will Obscure Domestic Issues Facing Nation;
Urges America to Help
Stricken uountnes weea jrromouon, shot, jjoehis.
DALTiMDRE, MA, Feb. 23. Herbert C. Hoover, former food adminis
trator. declared today in an address at Johns Hopkins university, his
opposition to making the ratification of the treaty wifh Germany aa istue
in the presidential campaign. He insisted the injection of' the arguments
for and against reservations would "obscure our pressing domestic issues
by conflict over a question in which the country already had made up ks
mind." and added "k is my impression that there & no party credit in this
iOnly Hope for Ratification.
Hop for immediate ratification of
the treaty rested, he said. In the ac
ceptance by the "leaser xesorvatibn
I iats of the proposals of tire "mild
I reservation. sU." The two combined.
' ce said, could sedvne ratification.
"It also annars to us." he con
tinued, "that even from the point of
view of the lesser reservatlonists'
they will have secured all of the ma
jor functions ahd values of the league.
For my part, if the league cannot
prove its value under the latest pro
posals of the mild reservation Ists it
will never nrovf -It itnilr the nrnV
rkl.Ml let t frse A sIjaetSA, PAOaFmtl mlflrtB
of a revolutionary catacylsm as the
"steady degeneration or the standard
of Jiving and the slow decay of the
forces of stability." Restored pro
ductivity, be insisted, is essentlki if
the allies arc to receive the maximum
"Until then we ahall not have
real peaee." be jtald. It will be
delayed u long as we hang tbe
treaty In the air, for we are a
part of if.
"It would appear to an outsider
that both aides were ia agreement on
all the great major ideas of the league
and the major ideas of reservations.
tne world is nera in suspense, mri-
ntte misery -goes aecomulating.
FrtM are set in motion that may
yioi new conuicu. aircauif tno-oia-
trust t.nd undermining of confidence
Ohio Sizzling
With Political
Campaign Plans
Columbus. 0 Fen. IX Plans for
nattonsl and state campaigns were
stxsllns; here today at one of the moat
notable political meetings ef receat
yean the WaahiaaTtoa's birthday
anniversary rally of Ohio Republi
cans. Of major importance among events
was to be the .reorganisation of the
Oh io Republican Editorial associa
tion, perfection of the state league of
Republican clubs and organisation of
the Republican women of the state.
MaJ. Gen. Leonard Wood. Republi
can candidate for the presidency, had
carried the fight into Ohio today by
filing his declaration of candidacy
for the Republican presidential nom
ination and also a statement author
ising candidates for delegates to
pledge themselves to his support at
the Republican national convention.
Holds Wilson Responsible.
Delating the Republican party "will
welcome" the responsibility of
Americanizing the peace treaty.
U a i t ed States senator Warren G .
Harding held president Wilson solely
responsible for the senate's delay ia
ratifying the treaty. v
"Essentially aloneV ne negotiated
the surrender of American nationality
and still essentially alone, one in a
hundred million, he blocks its final
disposition. Harding said.
While Democratic senators from
the south generally have supported
the president in this stand, Harding
said, tbe people of the south are for
protecting America's rights.
Proposes Hepubliean Platform.
Senator Harding enumerated a
number of things which he declared
the Republican platform should con
tain. Chief among these were:
Perfected Americanization to
b held "rejoicingly American
Adequate national defence
with an ample navy a? a first
line of defence, world- leader
ship In aviation, stronger army
than heretofore and -voluntary
(Continued on page X column X)
Police Inefficient Or In Lefague With
Other Crowd If They Fail To Get Vice
Evidence, Says Minister At Meeting
AXE bombshell after another was
J thrown In the meeting -of the sHj
riso jnDisteruu jiiiuwct in io
central T. M. C, A- building Monday
morning, as it took up question of the
vice situation In El Paso. A represen
tative of the city council was present,
as was also a delegate fron the Cen
tral Labor council.
W. T. Griffith, -of the city council,
outlined the contemplated rooming
house ordinance as proposed by the
military. He explained why it was
unconstitutional under the laws of
Texas, because it gave blanket au
thority to police to enter, search and
raid all places where rooms were
rented. He said such ' blanket au-
Lhoritv violated the state bill of
rights, and declared, although it waa
not Col. Howie's intention for the or
dinance to effect private homes
where rooms was rented, it was
bound to be used at times without
MA policeman, earning S100 a
month, cannot be expected to use
judgment and discretion when he
Is given unlimited authority to do
as he please the councilman
W. J. Moran, of the labor council,
said he "had no scruples against
speaking out in meeting, even though
the ministers did." He said it would
not be right for the churches of El
Paso to support such an ordinance as
a as proposed by the military rne
city is trying to stop the pollution
here, instead of golne up the stream
tn (uka vhit fa hl9lrsiiRir 4H w.r
Poverty is thelcause of much of our
crime and ia recognized as such, de
spite the fact that the El Paso cham
ber or commerce is Fending a orient
Private Commerce; War
and credit in the world .has crippled
our export market." ' .
Counsels Moderation
Regard Ing the part the Un 1 ted
States will take in the. rehabilitation
of Europe, Mr. Hoover counseled mod
eration. .
"We have two extreme views
among our people." he said. upon
policies we should adopt In all these
matters. One contends that the ideal
is isolation of Kurope to herself; the
other contends for at least moral
domination as a mission of Interna
tional Justice. Many of us want
neither extreme."
Assuming that the treaty would be
ratified "some day" in "some form."
he expressed a hope that it might
sene to bring about a reduction of
armament and the "development of
engines of conciliation, of arbitration
and codes and courts of international
Promote Commerce. Xot Loans.
Kxcept where the interests of the
United States are vitally concerned,
MY. Hoover declared himself as op
Ttnsed to ' American members on the
various missions provided for in the
treaty tor tne settlement or questions
raised by the war. The loaning of
money except to alleviate distress was
also opposed. "Our best assistance
in healing Europe's economic wounds
lies in the promotion of the great
processes of private commerce, he
said, "not In loans rom our govern
ment. Mr. Hoover's references to the
peace treaty aad its ratification were
preceded by presentation of statistics
calculated to indicate what he called
the "heart breaking under payment"
of school teachers.
Peary Buried
With Honors of
Arh&jmdNavy J
"xc2iZ-m r " r "peslsx. That
. C. Feb. 23-The
body of rear Admiral :obeit B. Peary.
discoverer of the Nori.i Pole, waa laid
to rest la Arlington national cemetery
tndftv with frill naval anal military
honors and with nigh oxneuus ana-
Officers of tne government and the!
nreeeni. j.ne cerei
monies were
in charge of the navy)
The casket tras carried to the ceme-
nartiinal n.- wrhfefa admiral PearT
raised at the North Pole. A troop of
cavalry and a battery of artillery
formed the -military escort which led
the way while a Kbk procession of
official and private automobile, car
ried the distinguished mourners to
the irrave side.
The three volleys of the last sa
lute were fired by a squad of sailors
from the presidential yacht Mayflow
er. A navy bugler sounded tap.
John M. Keeling Novo
In Paris With United
Stales Shipping Board
John M. Keeling, of Bl Paeo.-"wen
known in business and Masonic
circles, is now in Paris, according
to comiuunicauoBS recetvea aere irom
him xoacay. Mr. fleeting w wiin me
United States shipping board. He en
listed In the army daring the war
and not long after his enlistment was
commissioned a second nontenant in
the caartermaster corns.
After the war he resigned ns com
mission and took a position with the
shipping board, traveling between
New Tork and French and Belgian
ports with the title of supercargo.
Nogalea. Anx,, Feb. 23. A galvan
ized hollow steel corset is tbe newest
means of transporting, contravand li
quor discovered here when a yonng
Mexican woman was taken into cus
tody by the chief of police.
young lawjer to Austin to fight the
minimum wage law.
"Find the cause, not the effect, gome
of you mav remember that when El
Paso was asking for a cantonment
and sent a committee to Washington
to present our claims, one of the very
men on the committee was charged
with renting eertain rooming house
not of repute. He was a churchman,
too. and regarded as a splendid citi
zen. Invites ame Be Given.
At this Dr. Floyd Poe said that if
Mr. Moran would name any member
of his church who was in any way
connect.--' with a disorderly house, the
man r 1 be "put on the church car
pet to .lain."
"Well. " replied Moran. "look over tbe
Continued on Page 5, Column 4
Japanese Pensioners Are
Worried Over H. C. L.
rKIO, Japan. Feb. 81 The ris
ing cost of living is beginning
to be -felt by descendants of
the old court nobility of Japan,
who tn prerestoration days were
attached to the separate court of
the emperors, at Kyoto. They
live mostly 4m pensions granted
them by the late emperor out of a
relief fund created for that pur
pose, but the decline In the value
of money has reduced many of
them to comparative and even ab
solute poverty. Accordingly they
hav-5 forwarded to the present
emperor a petition for an increase
in their pensions sufficient to meet
he increased cost of living.
FA t ITl . it L f f
. .
Declare He Weeps With
Pathos In His Voice, Dollar
Marks In His Tears.
HILLSBORO. Tex, Feb. 21. Pat M.
Keff, of Waco, candidate for gov
ernor, scored Joe Bailey In an ad
dress delivered at HUIsboro late Sat
urday afternoon.
This was Xeffs first speech since
Bailey announced himself a candidate
for governor.
Nef f started f n by referring to
Bailey as "a well known dtisen of
w..hinE.n .i.nni.i. ,ni- ..... n,
Teae and "an alien eitisen of Texts an" erance committeemen
pUt'flSSJ" ',a,e ,,,Ce 0" " fMel35n.eSlanUnT,ll,0nula
"Bailey." he d "think, of Waah- j SS STlSS) ierhap. a ma-
niston i.natead o Aortin, of eonrrra Jocttr of the nolon leaders would
instead of our legislature; ef Wall I Senutnd that railroad labor stand to-
street Instead of the people of Texas. . Kether In an appeal to the president
"Bailer Approves Self Oslj-." to veto the Cnmmins-Esch measure
"Bailey stands for no constructive I because of its labor provisions. Some
administration He approves the con- regarded It as destroying ail progress
aucx oi no living statesman except i
himself. He works with his face to,
the past and his back to the future.
MIIe will admit any hour la tbe
day that he stood, for a quarter
-of a century, the towering Intel
lect In congress, yet he has not a
single pfeee of constructive legis
lation to his credit. He never
championed a Mg, meritorious
cause that was successful
N'eff rapped Bailey for being the
attorney of the association opposed to
"Bailey is representing his clients
now, not In the courtroom, but in the
political forum." said Nff. "and he
therefore desires to control the dele
gation to the next national Demo
cratic convention, in order that he
may interpret and modify, through
national platforms and coiferess, tbe
present prohibition law.
A Man Of Any Party."
"Bailey will join anv party that
will offer him power, place and pelf.
Bailey Is now trjinc to de
stroy the party that made and
honored him.
1jxt VMf in Vw Ttfwtr Rilb
said he waa ready to get out of the
r fa sret out of the
fmny smi orKSiuw sv new gov. xie
soon discovered he was too weak to
split the party and organise a new
one, tnereiore ne aunouncea ior on ice
within the party. Bailey looks out
xor out one oariT ana tnat is nimseir.
"Bailey thinks the only worth
while act Wilson old since ne assumed
office waa vetoing the prohibition
Dollar Mark in His Tears.
"With pathos in his voice and the
dollar mark in fats tears. Bailey says
Too bad. too had, we have this great
wrong, prohibition.' He wants a gov
ernor of Texas who will correct this
terrible thins; that has descended on
If Bailey ts going to run for
governor of Texas let him stay In
Texas long enough to know the
needs of Texas nnd he will have
something to talk about jbesldes
the league of nations. i
Grand Rapids Mich. Feb. I. With
S government witnesses either 111 or
held up by illness and business com
plications attributable to influenza,
Frank C Datley, assistant attorney
general, who Is conducting the prose
cution in the Newberry election con
spiracy trial, was in doubt whether
he could finish the government's case
thte week without recourse to depo
sitions In some instances.
New York. Feb. 22. -Four hundred
guests at the Marie Anton inette ho
tel. Broadway and 7th strdeet, were
driven from their rooms early today
by a fire which started in the apart
ment of William H. (Big Bill) Ed
wards, collector of internal revenue
and former Princeton football cham
pion. The hotel was damaged by water,
to the extent or iz&.oov
Mr. Edwards' football trophies. I.
which he considered priceless were""' " "" . " "' "" "1
destroyed. The origin of the fire is I
not known. j
fiirttlEUin ntn MIUWJS
Washington. Feb 2S. Collection
OX at leasi one uiiuuu uaiiai. wni-
tlottal income and war profit taxes ts
expected by internal revenue offi
cials to result from an audit of the
consolidated tax returns of affiliated
corporations. Seven hundred expert
accou ntants and six hundred clerks
will be employed.
Fund for perfecting the accounting
organisation are provided In the
legislative appropriation bill now be
fore the bouse. Revenue officials
say no fraud is involved, that it is
simply a case of errors in calcula
tions. Already 200 of the 14. 5 00 returns
of this class have been audited and
show additional taxes of $41.C00,v90.
ROB 40 t-AUD riaAYBKS.
New York, Feb. 23. Eight masked
gunmen entered the Tammany club.)
etgntn assemfiy a i strict, Sunday and
robbed 0 members, who were play
ing cards, of about $5000 in money
and jewelry They t-scaped before an J
aiarm couia oe given.
Cleveland. O-, Feb '3. Etprht thou-
and delegates of the SO school or-;
sanitations affiliated with the Na-j
, tional Education association today
! sirhA- A 4W-a jleiir fwtn. biirlAn va 4a1!)v 1
rate on American ehool proble-im.J
i "
By Officials
House Passes Bill By Big
WASHINGTON. D. ,p Feb. ;.
PrMideot Wilfloa'r proponl lor
Mtileraent of tb. rwro&d was,
controversy and tk( coakpromiM rail
road bBl. pending m the- senate, were
hittrhr " J In that OAn.r.n
I neve todar of tbe nfflpoaa union off!
mane aonng tne negotiations who
director general Hines towards a set-
tlement of their de
nds for higher
Hold Secret Session.
Representatives of the 15 organisa
tions concerned in the settlement pro
posal met In secret session in as many
different balls- Their purpose was
to formulate their own views by ma
jority rule and later meet in a gen
eral conference. I
Heated arguments which were aii
mitted to have developed in prac
tically every meeting were expected
to be continued in the train confer
noe. Speedy Adoption Predicted.
The conference report on the rail
road bill passed Saturday night by
the house, waa called up in. the senate
by senator Cummins, chairman of the
interstate commerce cemmlttee, who
obtained uaanhnoua consent for its
immediate consideration. Its speedy
anopuoa want presuctea.
Presenting the conference, renort
senator Cummins emphasised that the
rate sruarantee section did not takei
a dollar out of the public treasury,
Ia oMar to prejudice it among the
Pl It .has been termed a guaranty
TMs-'fs not
U.'T. -".
In SlMt tail I
ox toe stasjaara return and against
deficits coatainuing for 'six months
after the railways are returned to
their owners; but its necessity ia ob
vious." He said the bID merely directed the
interstate cosanaerce exunmiasioa that
insofar as was practicable it should
make rates that would yield a net
operating Income of H percent
"upon the true Salue' of the railway
property." The income would depend
wnouy upon location oi the roads, the
Iowa senator pointed out. asserting
that some roads would earn not more
Labor Attitude Puxxllng.
"With respect to the labor pro
visions of the conference report. sen
ator Cummins added. I am utterly
unaoie to unoersxane tne opposition
which they have aroused among labor
leaders, for they leave all free men.
wnetner employes orempioyera, to do
whatsoever they pleas at any time,
at any plaee or under any circum
stances. Senator Cummins siad that 51.260.
oM.vvO had been appropriated for ex
penditure by theirailroad administra
tion. "We are now appropriating $500,
oee.ses more," he said, "and before
the close of the present fiscal year
we will be compelled to make another
appropriation of not less than S40O,
Mo.tOO: in all. J3.15O.OM.0Oe. Of this
vast sum it is expected the railroads
will during the next decade pay to
the government of the advances so
.Continued oa Page 3. Column 2.)
Washington, D.
senate and boM
C. Feb. 23. Both
today refrained
from discuesitm of matters before
them long enough to hear tbe reading
of Washington's farewell address,
while other departments at the capita
were closed to celebrate tbe birthday
or tbe nation's first president. Sens-
tor Pomerene. of Ohio, read the ad-
,. , ,. ...,.il
KonenDurg. Illinois. representative ;
Montague. Virginia, spoke on Wa.-b- '
Outbursts of sppUnse punctured the!
' farewell address In tbe
.M'a, Republican members par-j
ocurly applauding Washington's ad-
I monitions against foreign alliances.
A score of Democrats joined with the
Republicans in cheering tha pro-
nouncement that th "great rule of i
conduct" for the United states was to !
have 'as little political connection
as possible'' with foreign nations.
An innovation in the day's obser-
vanee was the decoration of the)
Washington monument with the flags;
of the 48 states and a pilgrimage to1
Mount Vernon by the Southern Society 1
of Washington. The program Included ;
an address by former speaker Champ I
Clark, of the house of representatives j
and tbe placing of a wreath on Wash
ington's tomb. i
Business Of Keeley
Cure Suffers Slump
D WIGHT, 111, Feb. 23. The Liv
ingston hotel and laboratories
of tbe Leslie E. Keeley com
pany, the "Keeley cure." have
been leased to the government
and will be converted into a hos
pital for soldiers. The Keely
business will be carried on in
smaller quarters. Prohibition waa
said to have caused the slump in
England And Italy Favoi
Recognizing Reds In
Capture Murmansk Harbor
Following Revolution
ary Outbreak
LONDON, Eng-. Feb. 23. The recap
ture fron. the Bolabevlkt of Ros-tov-on-tbe-Don
by the Russian
volunteer army, Denikine forces, is
reported by tne British military mis
sion in south Russia today. The city
was taken on February 20. together
with 1800 prisoners and ZZ guns.
Premier Lloyd George and premier
, Nitu are believed to nvor resumption
J of relations with soviet Russia, al
though premier Millerand or Francs
ia not inclined to aaree to anv im
mediate action, according to the Daily
MalL The question is called to at-,
tention by a memorial sent to Lloyd
George by a number of military men
and others who during the past two
years have been In Russia on official
business. The newspaper as this
problem must be considered by the
supreme allied council at its sessions
which begin today.
Tbe Chronicle maintains that "all
candid minds must recognize that as
no anti-bolshevik organisation exists
any longer, soviet Russia is now
Only One Answer.
"Do we want peaeeT it asks, "or
do we want to continue the blockade.
wiin toe nsK oi incurruisr tue nos-
t:lity of th Russian government, and I
military reprisaU agSlnst the Letts.',
Polts. Rumanians. India and Mespo-
tamia, at the same time depriving the
rest ox tne worm or tne uusaian
grain supply?
SureiT there Is only one an
swer, peace which would be al
together better If It cod Id be ob
tained on the proper terms.
Similar lews are taken b the
I Daily .News, which says
I "Bv what right does a handful of
politicians condemn their democracies
to needles hardshins and the demoe
f racy of Russia to hardships four fold
more acute, by prohibiting a natural
I and beneficial exchange of needed
Let World Sec Failure.
The Manchester Guardian says that
if the soviet government Is b un
successful "as Its opponents' publicity
agents have told us, then why not
throw Russia open and let the world
see the failure, and the failure die of
consequent obloquy."
Bolshevik forces have seised Mur
mansk and shipping Is the harbor
there, following a revolution which
broke out at that port Saturdav after
noon, according to a Lloyd's dispatch
from Vardo, Norway.
j to Vardo by a Russian steamer.
.ews oi tne capture was nrought
Vardo by a Russian steamer. It
thd, fMlW iri 1 m b(wo.a
"- v . ,mm urn iv lovan; BCIAUIV j
but was riddled with machine gun fire
and the captain was wounded. ,
Murmansk la situated on the Mur
man or Kola peninsular, jutting east
ward from Finland and north of the
White Sea. It Is northwest or Arch
angel, Last year Murmansk waa the
base of operations for allied forces
fighting the Bolshevik along the
western shore of the White Sea.
Reval Esthonia. Feb. 2J. Two Bol
shevik delegations have arrived here,
one to administer the provisions of
the peace treaty between Soviet Rus
sia, and Esthonia. and the other to
direct the reopening of export trade
with western Europe .through the
Russian cooperative societies.
Aew Tork. Feb. 23. After having
'W IOrK. r0. ZZ. After havsTisr
drifted helplessly for two months In
the schooner Rostellan with its rud
der gone, its sails carried am ay and
the hull leaking, tbe captain and
eleven nun were brought here todav
by the American steamer Deep Water
bound from Genoa, which picked them
up 450 miles east of Bermuda. Feb
IS. The Rostellan was bound from
-vnisa. Ainca. to Lsnerpool with a
cargo of palm oil and Ivory when she
mm-i nun numorxune.
Oh, Boy! The Latest
Is The Petroleum fag
ACCORDING to Koy Emu, who
returned Sunday night from
the Pecos oil fields, an unex
pected stimulus has been given
the oil boom at Pecos by the dis
covery of two oil men from Wichi
ta Falls. Texas, who arrived at
Pe-os Saturday to investigate the
Bell property, on which oil has
been hit. By way of giving the oil
a preliminary analysis. A. S. Good
loe and J. J. Sallaska, of Wichita,
tasted the oil Later both ex
perienced gaseous exhalations
from the stomach, and a feHing
in tbe head that had an old time,
familiar tingle. "That oil has all
tbe after effects of beer." said
Ooodloe, in presence of several
men at a Pecos hotel. "1 have
been thinking of the same thing
ewr since we tasted it." said Sal.
Then minutesylater men began
to stroll into the office of Ira J
Bell, owner of the well, where oil
has been found. Mr. BeH noted
that all his visitors tasted the oil
he had on exhibition. Later, sev
eral returned and carried awa
bottles of it. Sunday the office
a as closed aad tt Is said that an
unprecedented number of autos
made the 14 mile run to the Bell
well, the visitors tasting llberall
at the well.
The oil from the Bell well has
a alight sulphur taste and a phos
phate tingle similar to that found
In soda drink.". None of the after
effects of beer seem to be lacking
One visitor claimed to have sen
an exceptionally large rattlesnake
near the welL
Federal Prohibition Commissioner Gets Orders to Lead
.Armed Expedition Into Ilppec Peninsula of Michigan
. to "Clean Up" County and 'Arrest County Officials
Said to Have Interfered With TJ. S. Liquor Raid.
CHICAGO. HL, Feb. 23. Maj. A. V. Dalrympie, feriera. prohibition com
raissioAer for tbe cestral states received word at 12-30 octock that
telegraphic authorization for him to lead an armed expedition of United
States agents into the upper peninsula of Michigan had been sent trom
KxpedHSaa Being Formed.
Prohibition director Kramer, at tbe
capital, was In communication with
Mr. Dalrympie by long distance tele
phone. Dalrympie. with about 30 men, will
leave Chicago at 6 p. m. for Negaunee
Mich, where they will be joined by a
troop of Michigan state constabulary
tA !-. ii. t fiA AAnnrir sui irrast
. k .. bVV -a..
county officials who are said to baveignd the officers. Th.it
interfered with & federal liquor raid officers right to hue on: i
i--r .. i- t.' ,i ; i i- TCorh twine was questioned and : -last
week, federal officials in Wash- waa taken frun. mm by to- .
Ington hate been asked to instruct! ments of the tw further aEr
Umted States commissioner Hatch at- Their stories diverge. o .
.. , . . , 'prohibition o:i.-al mairtat
mfmuchc. in w vo w jLi-ruitaj
xor tne arrt-st or tne iron county
prosecuting attorney, two deputy
sheriffs and the chief and captain of
police at Iron river, a mining village
on charges of conspiracy to obstruct
tne promt ltion law.
As soon aj
warrants are issued the'rted the ltqu-r was kf-p;
federal aaenxa from here wUl ao
Negaunee. Mich, where tbv will
Joined by Michigan state constabu-
r. MaJ. Dalrympie said. His plan of
......... . n .--.j n. T-n nn.
trffom the northaSitan.D out what
'Id eprohibltnmms.ntr
S? ' .. w,.,i?n- 2L.,
"-r.v t .'..-;?SZZL, .Z.,7Z
Atterner Denies Revolt- fooBtr Is Quiet.
P. A McDonough, prosecuting at- Crvstal Fails. MichT Feb 3 The
.nhiHr- fnV SS .h-Jfi."01" T. following the TO -. nf
sponsibility for taking the waT revenue airen's o' an nciDie-.t .'. kt
from the federal Kents and denied SSJisSon here NoT J 03-
'"frVRwe'rJlifl virlh" n?tlVTourrl-a'ndno',-" -, ,?o
Iron Klver is a smaU village in thej were reporte(i to have bee --- e
tlie Wisconsin line. The population!
of Iron county largely is composed
of Italians and Sicilians and macht
'bootlegging" has been reported
Anttelsated Trouble.
Some Michigan state officials are
understood recently to have reported
that they anticipated "trouble" m
that vicinity because of the prohibi
tion law. but some other officials
view the disturbance as a minor
Statements of Mr. McDonough and
Leon J. Grave, supervisor of federal
prohibition enforcement in the upper
peninsula, on whose report Maj. Dal
rympie based his appeal to attorney
general Palmer for aid in arresting;
the prosecutor, two deputy sheriffs.
.1111 ID FELIX
iV v.". .r ? ","' "'from Chicago had not am .d ar.-
fl.e Ul.lin line Th. nnnn a inn - i.fce" w mw
Communist Party Reported Behind New Movement to
upset Carranza Government; Proclamations Seized fey
Federal Authorities in Eaid at Agua Prieta; Felix
Diaz President and 'Pancho' Villa Head of Army.
AUUA PKIETA. Sonora, Mex..
morning in tbe form of proclamations, bring to light the fcrm-.t;on of j
a new revolutionary party m Mexico, known as the reorganized zc. t-rn-l
I meat of Mexican freemen. The proclamation calls upon patriotic Mexican:
j to jom new revolt schedaled for May
j ij,:
t ti i -v.t.wr
jiic (riuuaauuua a uoicu at
provisional president and Fraitosco
tionary forces. A large bvodfe of tbe
ties here yesterday. It is said by
party of Mexico is betimd die new
-New Revolution Threatens
I Mexico During Elections:
Democracy May Not Win
FRESH revolution threatens Mexico, given the American Ko.rn
as a result of the coming preai- American airplanes ha r
dential elections, according to upon by ocr border -ia
Excelsior, one of the lea time news- Mexican government '. r-
paper? of Mexico City
To jurixe from the indications
Excelsior says, "there is not left the
slightest hope that the comin? elec
tions v, ill assure the triumph of
Mlemocrac N'jy. not even fhe public
peace, it seems will be assured by
i the approaching declaration ot tbe
' people.
"Xot only has the present revolution
been shat ttrvd into a thousand pieic-s,
but it ta split itself into factions, it
has broken up into roteries that are
rending each other with a rurv grrat-
Hdt4fts ttisW ara hnnnhAa rtf t na
same tree, parts of the inte whole. I
units of the same act-
Thus we gropint; forward blwdiv.
without orientation, without direc
tion, without a known path, over a
rugged region, bounded bv aMsses. in
the midst of a iolent tempest in
which even the name or natrioti-m
seems to have bet'n eras! f'om die
conscience of Mexicans '
Douglas Aria. Feb :3 The war '
department of Mexico has received i
notification from the frontier of
Chitmahua of continued tolatlons of
I Mex K an territory by American ar-
planes flying across the border, ac-
cording to a Mexico City dispatch to
El Tiempo, a Cananea, Sonora. nevs
(paper "The same mosages say that
tn conrornfiitv with Iht notification )
two policemen ard the t--r.
of the wine, agreed :n part a-
steps that pr- ir-itattd th , -status
in Iri county
Took Booze From Officer
Grove, accompanied ! L
G. Strop and two tro-:- -
state constabulary, had ...: i :.
rels of wine at the Virg T.oc
mine two miles from Iron K
The statements of both rr
when Grove a.id his rar
- Dy prosecutintr a:toni
oy prosecutintr
waa acting within his
seizing the win-- which was ; t
erty of John. Joseph and ?.-:
cuxxt brothers, pnncir.-U ir.
the Peninsula Packing: corr.par
Iron River and owners nl : -town's
largest store. Mr fr .
jjj- i
To.or1 becaus of tnat was
bet10 government
"iiorc. L
i us "
the i"e was
m-Jzru Tt
home, tlit m
being aboie t'1- store, a--d thA.-
'"K " m th0 tat'' ro ,r' "
"'; u--n.P . f .- s
! ""A h1 S'-a.cuaani .-c fou-!
same I
i svntr or
h "on I
cJ(,'Mr Ga. of Mar
! accompanied by another off c
gone to Chicago, prooamy
ra Xt. Dalrympie, federal pr-- i
director for the centrai state-.
Rio Janerio. Brazil. Feb .'J An
nouncement is made that Albert. 'Ing
of the Belgians, will visit t-us city
in June, apartments In one ? the
most beautiful palaces in th
being renovated to rein.? :i
Feb. 23. Advices received hft tris
5. on Cmco de Mao, a Mexjrm n
,- ir-
vcracru duu mxdcu tv i r.ii
Villa, comma neWiachief ot revolu
proclamations were seized by aatnon-j
military authorities that the communist!
reyorationary movement.
pr-uest to Weshlngton
The situation of Lieut
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