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HERALD TODAY'S PRICES. Pesos, 70Vc; Hexkan gold, $50.23; nadoaales, 525; tar silver, domestic 99HCt foreign 93c; copper, 18J4 19c; gram, steady; livestock, lower; stocks, lower. EL PA WEATHEE FORECAST. El Paso and west Texas, partly cloudy, probably j showers ; Hew Mexico, fair; Ariiona, fair. 12 PAGES TODAY LATEST NEWS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. EL PASO. TEXAS. TUESDAY EVENING. JUNE 22. 1 920. CARRIER DSXTVERT. Tee A MONTH. BTNGLE COPT. PTVT CENTS. ARTHOUAKES CONTINUE IN CALIFORNIA B ON M McAdoo Candidate DespiteMmUmmoyalM ANGELES POWEH Till REPUBLICAN Reed Smoof, a Power in His Parly and Congress, Certain of Reelection. SOME INSIDE ON CHICAGO DOINGS How Generalship Won for Harding and Failed to Win for Gen. Wood. By G. JL. MARTIX- C1H J-ah-e CITT. Utah. June - - ' Vr XJlKB CITY, Utah. June 22- xj ji aero in iteea smooirs asm- Out here in Reed Smoofs borne town they are not mnch excited over the fact that a Iemoeratic con- ention is going to oe held In Sao Francisco next -week. Utah its sending a Democratic dele gation and it will be active at the conention. for Utah never goes any where that it i not active in what la going on, becanse Utah has a lot - able men. bat it will be aafe to Tvt a dollar to a button that Utah will eo ReDubllcan thia-tXalL Toj can bear back east that "Reed F"irot ia down and out In Utah, bnt it is onlv eastern talk from all that 1 can gather here or elsewhere. 1 sat f org a bunch of Utah newspaper T"e" at the Chi capo convention and pooh poohed the Idea of Smoot r eng aown ana out. iney saia ihe reason ho was not reelected Re- p-ubl'can national committeeman from i tan again was oecanse ne naa twra 1 a Ions- time and. this being election ear. it was considered advisable to p-ive the job to someone else, as Mr. TPot is a candidate to succeed him self Delegates at Chicago confirmed in s. Mormons Bleet Tlebrevrs. A peculiar sidelight on the affair is that a Hebrew was given tae posi tion in succession to Mr. Smoot a Hebrew elected to office by the vote cf the Mormons. But this was not the fi-st time this had been done. -ov Simon Bamberger, of Utah, is a Hebrew and was elected bv the Mor mon vote. The Hebrews and the Mor mons get on together fairly wen out here, probablv because they are much alike in many ways thriftv, hard worker strict religionists and at tentive to their own business. The state now nas one iejno- TENDENCIES itc and ru RepnhijcM -OTnMMjX3-- , . through a "beer :-iftnt is the RennfcUn. Kim e RepuBUAn. King is lire Temocrat. Smoot is far and away the li'srger man from Utah, however, in fact he is recognized as one of the Mg men of the country. leaders of r.otn parties In Washington admire fcud respect him and Utah it is unan'monslv conceded In the national capital could Bant a long time be fore It found another Smoot- His confrere on the Democratle side has gained a renntatlon in the seBate something like Blanton has acquired 1- the honse he Is always talking on some subject or other. When Snoot talks ne has something to say and Is listened to with attention. Smoot To Be Reelected. King came into office In 191S on the Democratic landslide when con-r-essman James H. Mays and Milton H. Welling were also elected on the Democratic ticket. leaving Smoot the only Republican from Utah In either house of congress. It is gossip In the press gallery In Tr..V4nirtnn fh.t Smoot Is certain of reelection. "The Mormons always play both ends against the middle. 'i ah. ttf fhA bt Boated Wash ington correspondents. "Last time they considered It the thing to rote the Democratic ticket and they elected King. Sow they have King In the MtA sua two Democrats in the house so they most have a Re- -jbUcan and Smoot. being the blg- (Contlnued on page ". column X.) Erroneous Impressions As To How Harding Got Nomination Exploited; Looks Like Washington Will Be His Bv DAVID TAC01IA, Wash. June 22. Poor Warren Harding! Aside from the usual campaign yarns to which & presidential nominee Is compelled to listen, he must submit for the rest of his life to Inside stories galore of bow he was nominated at Chicago. Even to this distance, strange tales haie been wafted, telling vividly the way the presidential nomination was bestowed on the Ohio senAtar. Everybody Is given credit for hav ing had the lucky thought some time between midnight and the sunrise hours of June 12. which was the day o-i which the Republican convention chose its candidate. For seven years Woodrow Wilson has been told how he was nominated at the famous Bal timore convention in 1911. And it is recorded to this day In the unwritten archives of the Democratic party that Roger 8ulllvan turned the trick, that Bnran did it, that CoL Harvey did" it; that William McCombs did it. and that Mitchell Palmer did lt. Bnt the fact Is no one man nominated Wilson and no one man nominated Harding. !lo sln-k-Ic boss nor leader eontroled the Republican national convention nt Chicago. A group of mem Influ enced it. Somebody has to do that with an unwieldy body of delegates. Bnt the convention Headliners in Todays Theaters Pantagee, Vaudeville. -The" Dare Devil." Tom Mix. The Mollycoddle," Douglas Fair banks. GREC1A-V The Path She Chose." B f jh T.TO - Double Speed."" Wallace Held. UXIQt B , , "Miss Hobbs," Wanda Hawiev. WH.WAM- "S ind Youth." Bead Amusemeiit Ada on Page 5. tch Neighborhood In Withdrawal9, Kansan Declares Name of Former Rail Director Will Be Presented to San Francisco Convention; Has the Backing of Texas Delegation; Wet or Dry Issue Looms as Battleground in Convention Forecast. KANSAS CITT. Mo, Jan. 22. Burrts A. Jenkins, clergyman and pub ltah-r of the Kansas City Post, issued a positive statement today that the name of William Glbba McAdoo will be placed in nomination before the Democratic national convention in San Francisco whether Mr. McAdoo consents or not. Xr. Jenkins had been Belected to make the speech placing McAdoo's name before the convention up to the time Mr. McAdoo Issued a statement in which he said that he must decline to allow his name to be placed before me convention. "Whether I nominal. Br. Mc Adoo, or whether someone elae does." Dr. Jenkins said today in Ms statement, "this nsueh Is cer tainhis name Trill be placed in nomination at San Francisco." Zr. Jenkins said that he had been informed by Thomas B. Love. Demo- Texas, that 18 of the 2 members of me aeiegatlon insisted inat me name or the former secretary or tne treas ury and director General of railroads ought to be laid before the conven tion. MeAdoo Renews Request. New York. June 22. William Qlbbs MeAdoo today wired Burrls A. Jenkins, Kansas City, clergyman and newspaper publisher, requesting that his name be not suggested for the Democratic presidential nomination. The message was sent on receipt of news that Mr. Jenkins had announced Mr. McAdoo's name would be placid in nomination at San Fradsco with or without his consent. "I urgently requested Mr. Jenkins not to present zny name at the con vention. Mr. McAdoo said. Wet and Dry Issue Grows. San Francisco. Calif.. June 22. While hotel lobbies began today to take appearance of a national po litical convention, -only a few of the Democratic chieftains who will fig ure prominently in the party's quadrennial gathering next week had reached the convention city. Direct developments of the day were confined to physical preparation of the municipal auditorium for the con ven'lon, and the work was well ad vanced, bnt there was much discus sion In progress as to elements that would be involved in shaping the party platform and there was strikingly little talk about candi dates. Out of the talk of the day came an increasing rumble of "wet" and "dry" maneuvers. No definite statements were obtainable from leaders who have reached the scene of battle, but it was clearly Indicated that they looked forward to a fight on the floor of the. convention over efforts to make the Democratic piatldrm ad- - ,,. - lak.' iv et ueiear im vomcuiice. Some observers who had counted fis on the resolutions ccmmlttee which will frame- the tentative draft Of the platforms MM the "drys" would control by a sufficient margin to insure defeat of any wet plank in the committee oral, it was aaaeo, however, that if the question of per mitting manufacture of mild bev erages was brought before the con vention itself the result would be more In doubt Pending arrival of senator Glass of Virginia, slated to be chairman of the committee, no direct step toward Bounding sentiment in tne convention on tne issue appe&rca likely The leaerce of nations issue did not fill a prominent place in talk among the leaaers toaay. out posaiDuitr oi a struggle over Japanese exclusion was suggested after governor Stenhens's letter to secretary Colby declaring the situation serious in California had been read, coupled as it was with tne statement oi senator Phelan of this state that the Demo crats should deal with the oriental Sroblem in framing the platform, omment on this aspect of the situa tion did not Indicate, nowever. tnat It was now occupying an important place in the minds of leaders on the ground. There was no marked activity among supporters of the men seeking the presidential nomination. Posters urging the claims of attorney general IxATYllBCE. frai a contest between two sets of -men, Ivden and "Wood maa CKers. vrho tried to manipulate the delemtlona and bronicht on the deadlock which yielded the Ilard tne the noralaation. rtntr tr. tnir Tin seriatim the men who are being credited with having: won the nomination to Harding', CoL Harvey, editor extraordinary, ia given generous praise icr mm j- true the conference was held In his room, but in the same suite was Thomas W. Lament, of J. P. Morgan & Co, and it la a fact that neither CoL Harvey nor Mr. Lamont eon troled any delegates at Chicago, but were merely interested onlookers. If, Indeed, they were able now and then to make suggestion to the numerous friends who did control the delegates. Mr. Lament, by the way, is a personal friend of president Wilson and came back on the steamer George "Washing ton with him from the peace confer ence at Paris. Mr. Lamont served on the financial section of the American peace mission and has been in China stm-i Janan helnlntr to rehabilitate the finances of the far east, so bis dropping in at the Chicago conven tion was merely incidental and he probably had no desire to influence tne itepuDiican convention, cxea wnen he did find commodious quarters with CoL Harvey at a sumptuous hostelry. Now Harvey baa been a power in the Republican councils, but to denomi nate him Republican boss Is a little exaggerated. Droends oi Point of View, The Republican convention at Chl caeo was bossed or nnbossed. accord ing as one regards the half dozen or more leaaera wno coniroi me oig aeie .rations in any convention, be It Re publican or Democratic. Such a group will jlIw-avs exist so lone as Pennsyl vania has 76 votes, New York 88, and m on. Numerically, the blc delega tions are leaders and they control nominations when the situation be comes deadlocked. Credit for the nomination of Har ding must repose on these men: Sen ator Penrose, of Pennsylvania, and his representative at Chicago, John (Continued on page 3. column .) Says Jenkins Palmer began to appear after head quarters xor his Doom naa oeen esiao- usnea ana worxers in Deaa.ii oi koyii ernor Cox of Ohio and other asplrantffl were beginning to arrive. They are not expected to get tneir campaigns into active motion, however, until later In the week. Suffrages Plan PI eke tins. The Democratic national convention will be picketed by women carrying banners asking what action that body contemplates regarding resumption of trade relations witn soviet kuesib, it was announced by Miss Lucy Bran ham, of Baltimore, upon her arrival here. Miss Branham is a member of the executive board of the American women's emergency committee of New York city, which was active at Chicago in urging introduction of an international traae pianic into tne .re publican platform. 1U11 road 31 en Aak Plank. Detroit, Mich.. June 22. Independ ( Continued on page 3. column 1.) WILSON OFFERS COMPROMISE IN TREATYPLANK President's Spokesman Says Non-Nullifying Reservations Meet No Objection. WASHINGTON. D. C June 22. Secretary Balnbrtdge -Colby, on leaving last night for the Demo cratic national convention, where he will act as one of president Wilson's spokesmen, declared he favored in dorsement by the convention of the league of nations, "certainly without any reservations that are nullifying " Secretary Colby, who Is a delegate from the District of Columbia, and who has been mentioned in connec tion with the permanent chairman ship, held a lengthy conference with the president. "I dont believe,- said Mr. Colby, that the Versailles treaty with Its league of nations movement requires mr ltTTtrlBtfe rMarmtlflri't. The document is so clear that- interpreta tive reservations can hardly be urged as aeceseary. However, if reserva jttans or paraphrases .wftU. rlarify, there is no objection, out reservations watch stultify the main purposes oi the league and negative the sub stance of the covenant are thrngs which no man, solicitous about Amer ica's honor, can take into his reckon ing.- The secretary predicted that the convention would meet ln a serious and amiable temper to discuss mat ters of the highest moment, MeAdoo Makes Statement. New York. June 23. William G. McAdoo In a statement last ntght de clared, his announcement that he would not permit his name ti be pre sented as a candidate for the Demo cratic presidential nomination had no relation to the political interview with president Wilson published the day before. He declared he knew nothing or the interview until he saw it in print and that tl.e president knew nothing of his withdrawal un til after notice of it had been pub lished. r Wilson Can't nan. Says Sbonae. Kansas Citr. Mo- June 12. Presi dent Wilson's nomination for a third term was declared to be an impossi bility, because of the condition of the president's health, in an Interview given out by Jouett Sbouse, third as sistant secretary of the treasury. "No real friend of the president re gards his nomination as a possibility," said Mr. Shouse, who Is on his way to the Democratic national convention at San Francisco. "If be had now the strength and vigor that he had In 19 IS his nomination for a third term might be considered a possibility. But his friends know he is not in good health." Mr. Shouse added that he consid ered Carter Glass, former secretary of the treasury, and now United States senator from Virginia, and John W. Davis, ambassador to England, as strong presidential possibilities, either of whom might very likely receive the nomination. Mr. Shouse heads the Kansas dele gation to San Francisco. jnClvOmDa naps imob. Chlearo. Jnne 22. William F. Mc- Combs, chairman of the Democratic national committee from 1312 to 1916 and manager of president Wilson's 1912 campaign, in a statement last night before leaving for San Fran cisco, attacked what he characterized as the president's autocratic assump tion of authority. President Wilson, he said, has no more right to call himself leader of the Democratic party, a conception heretofore never entertained by any American, than has chief justice White, former sneaker Chamo Clark or vice president MarsbaU. Air. Acvjomos announcea arrange ments had been made to obtain for htm a seat in the New York delega tion, if he decides to take the floor at San Francisco. The New York delegation, he predicted, will throw its support to governor Cox of Ohio, after casting a complimentary vote xor governor ismitn. ue aaaea iaai he believed a westerner, possibly from the Pacific slope, will be nominated vice-pres lden t. I Austin. Tex., June 22. At a meet ing of the state Industrial welfare commission today It was decided not to attempt to enforce that provision of the minimum wage law which re nnirea the fixlnz of a minimum wage for women and minors in industry until the law can be amended by tbe next regular session or the legtsia ture. This action was taken in com pliance with a request made by the last special session of the 36th legis lature in a concurrent resolution adopted Just before the close of the session DEFER Ml A City Might Organize Itself For Community Cooperation AGAINSTTURKS IS June 26 Is Final Dale Set For Compliance With Peace Terms. ULTIMATUM ALSO SENT m BERLIN Extension Of Occupation To Follow Failure In Reparations. BOULOGKB, France. June M. (By the Associated Press.) The su preme coT&ncil of the allies, after holding a three hoar seeslon today, adjourned to meet at Brussels, July . leaving most of the questions on its program undecided. The problem of the German repara tions was referred to experts, who will meet in Paris and endeavor to conciliate tbe conflict viewpoints of the allies regarding: the division of the sums Germany Is to pay. The ex perts likewise are still confronted with tbe task of reaching a final decision as to the total amount of the repara tions and method of payment. The Turkish question Is considered to have been settled by the council's approval of military action against the Turkish Nationalists and by the decision that the Turks most reply to the peace terms by the tlmo set, June It. This is Interpreted as mean ing that the Turks must sign the treaty as it was prepared at the San Remo conference. The communique of the council mentions the Brussels conference as having oen railed to -each definite agreements "before the Spa meeting" and It Is understood that the date of the Spa conference reoalns July S as previously fixed. The note to Germany concludes with an announcement that m is .-! will be taken by allies in case of non compliance. It ts anderstood tbe oc cupation of additional German terri tory would bo considered. oil rejuxenox demed. Los Angeles, Calif. June 2J. The application of the General Petroleum company for an injunction restraining officers of the United States navy r,im KfinKr fuel oil stored by the company in Un Angeles- harbor was denied by Judge S. P. Bledsoe In Cnited States district oonrt juonoaj FRENCH SHIPS SHELL TURKS Paris, France, June Jt The Temps says today that Turkish forces at tacked Mersina. on the Mediterranean southwest of Adana and that French warships in the harbor bombarded the Tnrks. BRITISH LABOR PARTY HOLDS CONFERENCE ON GOVERNMENT London, Eng-, June 32. iseariy l aan a Aletratea from trade unions, Socialist societies and local labor parties attended the opening session of the 20th annual conference of the labor party at Scarborough today. The program is crowded with resolu tions aed amenments dealing with al most every question now engaging the attention or laoor. Among the important matters to be discussed are the nationalization of all means of production and distribu tion, various aspects of tbe Irish sit uation. Great Britain's attitude to ward southern Russia, British rule In India and Egypt and control of the liquor traffic. Arthur Henderson, member of the house of commons and secretary of the conference, will be absent owing to severe illness. MARRIED STRIKERS PERMITTED TO RESUME WORK BY LEADERS Water burr. Conn. June 22. Strike conditions here seemed to be better today. Liutgi Scalmana. president oz the New England Workers associa tion, the body of- unskilled workers of the brass factories who have been on strike for ten weeks. Issued a no tice to the strikers that married men would be permitted to return to work while single men must remain out. This action Is expected to decrease tbe number of unemployed by many hundreds. There were no Catherines on the streets near the factories this morning. At several places state guardsmen were on duty. There have been no street disturb ances or striker gatherings since the one yesterday in which shots were fired. Phoenix Population 29,053; An Increase Of 160 Percent WASHINGTON, D a, June Si. Population of cities announced today Included: Phoenix. Ariz, 4,Mt; Torrington, Conn, :o.Z3: Salem. Mass, 4Z.S1S; Terrell, Tex, MM; Janesville. Wis, 1 !.. Increases follow: Phoenix, 17.919, or 1H percent; Torrington, Slit, or 33.2 percent; Terrell, lltt, or 1S.4 per cent; Janesvflle, 4199, or 31.S percent. Decrease: Salem, 1192, or 2.7 per cent. MThe proved circulation of The TBI Paso Herald Is nearly twice thnt of any other El rnso paper, Chief Attacked By Bombers Assistant Director General Revolutionists Near Dublin; Firing Resumed in Londonderry Following Bloody Riots Monday; Soldiers Patrol Streets Throughout Night. DUBLIN", Ireland, June 2i An auto mobile carrying the assistant di rector general of the royal Irish constabulary and four constables was attacked with revolver fire and bombs today. Assistant director general Roberta was shot In the head but is expected to live. The chauffeur was shot in both legs. No arrests have been made. The motor was met with a fusillade of bullets when passing under a rail way bridge but the wounded driver contlaued at the wheel while an un tnjtred companion returned the fire After the shooting, the assailants threw two bombs. Nothing Is known as to the casualties among those who made the attack. Firing Besomed In Londonderry. Londonderry, Ireland, June Zt. Fir ing was resumed in several parts of this city today after a comparatively quiet night. Many persons were killed in the rioting here yesterday and scores, more or less, were Injured. Military forces patrolled the streets during the night. Civil Wnr Continues. Civil war continued throughout tbe city today with one mora death, bringing the total list to eight. Troops were protecting streets this afternoon, but enough firing waj go ing on to terrify the citizens and keep them indoors. General suffering Is expected It de- English Lovers Fly For Refuge To Uncle Sain Xew York, Jnne 2t Immigration authorities at Ellis Island for tbe second time within eix weeks, faced today the problem of straightening out a lore triangle" born of moon lit nights on tne swelling Atlantic. Miss JfelL Butler, a young English woman of ii. begged tbem to give her bar freedom at least long enough to marry Capt. Paul MUles. of the British army. who. in a throe day courtship, made her forget tfea Can adian officer whom she had Intended to wed when she sailed ten darn ago for Halifax. Canadian authorities re fused to permit Miss Butler to land for any other purpose than to marry the Canadian, and put her on the steamer Coronla. bound for England via New York. Capt. Miller wire lessed her to stop at New York, whither "he was hurrying by train. When she stepped the Ellis Island authorities Uf her In charge. POLES REPULSE Warsaw. Poland. June St The Poles haTe repulsed strong enemy attacks In the region of Smllgal, RutTin infltrtinr considerable losses upon the Bolshevlkl. according to an official statement on the fight ing of operations issued today. The troops of Gen. Romer in the Ukraine, have been successful in fighting with Bolshevlkl cavalry. Gen. Buaenny. tne statement says, mu Ukrainian troops north of the Dnies ter .tiAeessfnirv raided Bobczync tak ing two quick flrlnrr cannon and sev eral pieces oi aruuery. U. S. Mints Buy Huge Quantity Of Silver Washington. D. C June 2X. rnr chase of 1.704.MO ounces of silver at $1 an ounce for delivery .at Philadel phia and San Francisco was an nounced today by the director of the mint This makes a total of 3.2M.M ounces acquired by the government under the authority or the nttman act this month. Treasury officials estimate that IQ7.M9.W9 ounces of silver must be purchased under the provisions of the Plttman act. bat they do not expect this to Increase the price of silver, as there Is little demand for the metal abroad at this time because several governments have ceased temporarily the coinage of silver money. CLOUDBURST CAUSES GREAT DAMAGE ON ITALIAN COAST Naples. Italy. June 21. A violent cloudburst caused great damage Sun day In the neighborhood of this city. Torrents of rain and huge hailstenes, accompanied by severe thunder and lightning caused destruction of prop erty, especially In Poslllpo, a suburb where water over a foot deep rushed down the roads, sweeping all be fore It. The children's hospital at Poslllpo was damaged. Several villas near Naples were demolished, while dam nee was eeneral in towns surround ing Mount Vesuvius. Crops have been seriously injured. PHOENIX ACCEPTS CENSUS FIGURES, THOUGH 'UNRELIABLE' Phoenix, Aria, June 22. Comment ing on the Phoenix census figures, the chamber of commerce issued a statement today saying the figures would be accepted, since a resolution to do so had been adopted prior to the announcement of the figures. The statement said, however, that federal consus counts were "becoming more and more unreliable." and probably would be "considered of little conse quence, if not dispensed with alto nether." The statement called attention to the official school census, showing 9956 children between tbe ages of 6 and 21 years. Multiplying that figure by five, the statement said, would give a total population of "almost M.1HW." Multiplying it by four would give a total of more than 38,000, while an average between the two figures would be 5,000. RED ONSLAUGHT Roberts Shot in Head by liveries of foodstuffs are not re sumed soon. Cross-channel saiiiags nave sees suspended. Several boats -re lying up In the harbor awaiting aa oppor tunity to discharge. The promised military reinforcements had not ar rived late today. During the night barricades were thrown up by both factions. Crowds of the rival fac tions today marched about carrying army openly. One crowd wrecked a saloon and what intoxicants they did not drink were thrown into the street The police charged several times. There was much firing bat no serious casualties. Thinks Force Adequate. London. JSnir.. June 22. Andrew Bonar Law, the government spokes man, today declared in tne house oi commons that he considered there was an adequate military force In Londonderry to deal with the situa tion. This view was also held by the chief secretary for Ireland he said. SWITCHMEN OF THREE TEXAS ROADS STRIKE Walkouts at Houston Number 250; Yardmen in Other Texas Cities Follow. HOUSTON. Tex. June 22. Yard switchmen estimated to number jh, waiaoa oui in zuhuw. tot - mrnals late yesterday. The roads af fected are declared to be the South ern Pacific, the San Antonio and Aransas Pass, the Gulf. Colorado and Santa ye; the Southern Belt ana Ter minal, and the International and Great Northern. Pickets have been placed on all roads leading into Houston and incoming trainmen in formed of the strike. Officials of the International and Great Northern road deny any of their men are out. whUe those of the one-half of their forces have quit. Strike loaders deny those claims and declare taax s. percent ot tne men on ail leasts, sh out. r TJm luiWawil is set classed by tho rein n n a trW4k she mta- simply quitting and, "taking a. vacation." as they express it. According to Southern Pacific of ficials late last ntght "ail of their men bad voted to no back to work Tuesday. This constituted a major ity of the men ont here, said the same officials. Brotherhood Meetlax Called, Waco. Texas, Jnne 22. A meeting of all Texas Brotherhood ot Railway Trainmen has been called for Waco next Sunday to investigate the delay in the action of the railway labor board, looking to Increase wages, ac cording to an announcement by local officers. Ttalk Ont at Galveston. Galveston. Texas, Jnne 22. Eigh teen switchmen in the yards ot the Uulf. Colorado and Santa Fe and Gal veston, Houston and Harrisburg rail roads here failed to report for work yesterday. No demands have been presented, rail officials said. Federal Agents Watch Strikes. Washington, D. C June 22. Strikes of railroad employes which began several days ago In Philadelphia and Boston and which have since spread to other railroad centers are being watched closely by government of ficials. So far as conld be learned to day no step to combat the spreading epidemic of Walkouts had been de cided on by any government agency, officials generally relying upon union heads to bring about resumption of work. Eastern Strike Cheeked. Phlladelphla, Pa, June 22. The railroad strike apparently has been checked here, although strike leaders say a big walkout will come on Fri day. According to railway officials. some of the strikers returned to their posts today and there was a alight improvement In the movement of freight. It was reported that gov ernor Sproul contemplates sending a requeet to the United States railroad labor board at Washington asking an immediate decision on the demands for Increased wages. targe numbers of loaded coal cars are accumulating in the anthracite region. Coal dealers say coal held up now because of lack of shipping facilities cannot be replaced, as the market is millions of toss behind. Merchants in Pennsylvania cities affected by the freight embargo are grossing motor trucks into service, nly foodstuffs are being thus trans ported. HOUSTON STRIKE DENIED BY VICEPRESIDENT OF S. P. C R. Worrell, superintendent of the Southern Pacific lines In El Paso, received a telegram Tuesday from G & Wald, vice-president and gen eral manager of the road at Houston, that as a result of a meeting there of 259 switchmen, the men voted to remain at work and that all the crews were in service. GE11E1G1 FLEES TO U. S. Mexico City, Mex, June 22. Gen. Juan Barragan. former chief of staff to tbe late president Venustlano Carranxa. who was arrested follow ing the assassination of the latter and escaped from custody on Jnne IS, Is reported to have crossed the Rio Grande into the United States at La redo. OIIIXA RATIFIES TRBATT. Peking. China. Jnne 22. China's ratification of the treaty of peace with Austria has been promulgated by the government- It ts hold thla will entitle China to participation In the league of nations deliberations. LOS ANGELES POWER LINES DISABLED BY NEWAL OF TREMORS Property Loss in County - . . . . OT . Inglewoott dUDUTD vmei ojuierer ; une w uiuxuj. .-.. of Shock and Score Are Injured by Falling Debris; Gas and Water Systems Wrecked; Phones Out. Ask Bootleggers For "Sonora Water "Gel It NOGALKS, Ariz- June 22. "Bootleg tequila sold here Is -what the trade calls "Sonora water." That Is what a man aafea for when he wants a quart of tare Illicit stuff. Enterprising "boot leggers' are taking advantage of the term to sell sure-enough So nora water from the Santa Crux river in bottles labeled teqntla to buyers on this side of the line for li a quart. Many complaints about the practice have been registered with the police by persons who considered they were swindled when they asked for "Sonora water" and got 3ust that and nothing more. Lack Of Water Forces Convict Out 6f Hiding Cheyenne, Wyo, Jnne 22, Ninety eight hours of confinement in the garret of the prison bakery at Raw lins, with only a small bunch of onions for subsistence, drove William Smith, a convict oat yesterday in search of water and he was captured by guards after his third attempt to escane. Warden Frank Hansen noti fied state officials here today of Smith's capthre. Smith was reported to have escaped the state prison last Wednesday, hav ing put a dummy in his cell to de- efilv. the raards. He told officers that he bad climbed through a small hole in the ceiling of the bakers and was waiting for an opportunity to get past the prison guards. The hot son beating on the toot and lack of ventilation made the heat almost unbearable. He stuck It ont until early yesterday morning when thirst drove him out. Today SnHts ts ran nude and ts leg irons n solitary oonnnemenx. 1 won't be here torsg." be teM the warden. "It takes mere than these things to hold me and I will have them off in a short time." New York Starting A Check On Census New York. Jnne 22. Dissatisfac tion with the government's census figures which showed New York bad gained bat 84.28 new residents in the last 1 years, caused city an thorities to start Tot enumerators on a teat recount today In 117 represen tative Manhattan districts. Before the government's figures were announced. It had been nrodiet- ed New Tork would show a gain of more than wwe.reo souls, putting the total Dopolation over the 6.0O.ftM mark. Instead, the total was a mere S.!1.1I. and the borough of Man hattan, with 2JtM.lt. showed a de crease of actually 47.42S. GEORGIA NEGRO LTXCHED. Savannah. 6a, Jnn. 22. The com munity near Rlncon. Ga, where Philip ucatners. negro, was lynched yester day, was quiet today. Galthers had confessed to the murder of Miss Ansa Joudon. aged 17. last week. Immediate Restoration Of States' Constitutional Government Urged By De La Huerta Before Congress M EXICO CITT, Mex, June 22. Restoration of constitutional government m states where for any reason It has been interrupted, reforms of the electoral law and of tbe common law judicial system, modification of the labor law to pro tect the rights of capitalists and workers, and rehabilitation of tho educational system were recom mended to Mexican legislators In a message road by Adolfo de ha Huerta. provisional president, at the opening of the extraordinary session of con gress yesterday afternoon. Adolfo de la Huerta. provisional president, will hold a fuU cabinet meeting Friday, the first since ltlS. R V. Pesquelra. of S2 Paso, revolu tionary financial agent In the United States, said today. During a confer ence with, president de ia Huerta, the latter told Senor Pesquelra he would abolish Inslgnias in diplomatic garb and adhere to civilian full dress. CALDER0N WiiTsEEEK MEXICAN RECOGNITION Washington. D. C June 22. Fer nandino Igleslas Calderon has bees appointed high commissioner of Mexi co with the rank of ambassador, the Boys Having Great Time At Camp JALJi F. FUKKY. (Photo by Berrner) Estimated at $100,000, With n-M TTrHH.M Tk?sts LOS ANGELES. Calif, Jnne 12. ixs Angeles railway officials an- . .- if !. ..tVinn.trfk at M-M a. m. put Its power plant at. Huntington lake. SO miles east o Frseno, ont of commission for -. minutes, us Angeies traixio wu tied up for that period. Earthquake shocks, which started at 6:47 oelock last night and continued intermittently this morning, caused property damage in Los Angeles coun ty eenmaieo at xp,ir?, iiuk-ivui m, of which was at Inglewood. ten miles southwest of this city. One death was dne directly to the most severe sHoek. and several persons were slightly Injured by failing debris; The shocks appeared to have beer almost entirely local. Venturta. Riv erside and Orange county points bor dering on Los Angeles county, re ported having felt a slight tremor about the time of the heaviest shock here. Twenty-one Buildings Wrecked. Inglewood. where 21 business bidd ings were wholly or partially demol isbed and neary every dwelling dam aged to some extent, seemed to have been the center of the disturbance. The soathern and southwestern sec tions of Los Angeles city, which are closest to Inglewood, suffered more than the north residential and cen tral business districts; In Easadena, three slight shocks were felt and the damage was trifUnm Tho beach towns south and lwest of Inglewood also reached no serious fosses. The damage In Los Angeles city. estimated at about $26,000, was due almost entirely to fallen chimneys broken windows, smashed dishes and bric-a-hrae In residences and break able articles in drug and groce stores. The damage in Inglewood was est' mated at S7S.0vJ. The buildings which suffered the most damage there were on Commercial street, the main tj ness thoroughfare. In mos ases h fronts of the buildings fell into t. street, leaving the three other wa standing. Several of the business houses had been patctMd np so ba their proprietors resumed trade earl: today, atone facings on a gro p of flms school buildings at Hyde par Between Xos Angeles and Inglewood tumbled down, the damage being esti mated at S. The first two shock which were the most severe, came m Quick socceesion, tho two covering a period of about IS seconds. Following shocks, variously repor ed as numbering three to six, werr slight tremors, perceptible chiefly be cause of the rattling of buildings Among the guests in Los Angeles hotels who were shaken np were se -era! parties of delegates and oine" visltors from scattered sections of the country en route to the Demo cratic national convention at Sa' Francisco. CLUBWOMEN WILL SELECT CHIEF OFFICERS TODAY Ds Moines. Ia, June 22 ottng for the officers of the General Fede ration of Women's clubs began ear'i today at tho biennial convention, an i continues the greater part of the ds More than ISM delegates are eligibU to vote. Mrs. T. O. Winter, of MlnneapoU and Miss Georgia A. Bacon, of Massa chasetts, were the only two nomi nated for preeMeat. Their reepectiv, supporters and campaign managers were- working hard to sret the mm- (structed and doubtful states In iin before the polling began. state department was advised today and was to leave for the United States today, u is understood that he wlU endeavor to obtain recognition ro th, new Mexican government bv the United States. 0BREG0N RESTS BEFORE STARTING HIS CAMPAIGN Gen. Arvaro Obergon, it Is eald. w,u open his campaign for the presidencv of Mexico in Chihuahua, according to tho dallies of tho national capital Gen. Obrsgoa has left Mexico ( nj fo nts native state, Sonora, where he wiii take a rest before launching his ca-palgn- PARRAL'S FORMER MAYOR ESCAPES; TROOPS AFTER HIM Military authorities in the state of Chihuahua are making efforts to find Joaquin BotoUo, former mayor of Par ral, who escaped from prison at that place Saturday. Charges of a financial shortage li his accounts had been placed ssair.s Botetto, It is stated, by the new goi ernment. BotoUo was manager of the cani- (Contlaned on page 12; column 5.) THE beys who west sa tic HeraH-Y. M. C A. trip ' to Mountain Pik are certainly having a great time sp there in the mesntaiss. Here is one of the beys who is enjoying a very pleasant vacation. His ' name is Jade L. Furry, age 12, of 4311 Cbften. Fifty bays went as gaests of The Herald, that is, far pro- , enrisg 15 sew, sse-assth salncriptiens, The Herald j paid their transperUties, board and lodging on the j trip. i The next "V eaap wig rnmrnenee Jane 30. Other I beys -who woald Hke te go shsuid call to see H. H. j Frig, ditalition awnager, EI Paso Herald. '