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TODAY'S PRICES. Pesos. 70c; Mexican gold, $50.25; naeionales, 525; bar silver, domestic 9954c, foreign 92$4c; copper, 18 19c; grain, higher; livestock, steady; stocks, irregular. EL PASO HERALD WEATHER FOBECAST. 1 Paso aid west Texas, partly cloudy; New Mexico, fair; Arizona, fair, wanner in east portion, cooler in west. LATEST NEWS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. 12 PAGES TODAY. EL PASO. TEXAS. WEDNESDAY EVENING. JUNE 23. 1920. SINGLE COPT. FIVE CBNTS. CARRIER DELIVERY. Ito A MONTH. WILSON URGES SPEED IN WAGE AWARD M'ADOO AND SEEM FAVO DELEGATE Wilson Appears Doomed iapects .Full Endorsement of League; Many Favor Omitting Liquor Plank, but Lively Fight Is Prom ised; To Go Further Than G. 0. P. On Suffrage. By G. A. SALT LAKE CITY. Utah, Jane 23. With the Tammany, Pennsylvania and Ohio and other delegations to the Democratic national convention at San Francisco asserting that they are going to put a wetM plank In the convention platform, William Jen nings Bryan and his western and south era friends asserting that they will do nothing of the sort, and the women now on the ground at San Francisco reported as working to prevent any expression on the liquor issue, this feature promises to make a IHely fight at San Francisco next week. But this Is not all. S- nator Reed. of Missouri, Is going to the conven tion determined to flfht for a seat oh the floor, regardless of the fact that his state has turned him down. Heed is a fighter and anti-Wilson nan and may be counted upon to make the far fly. His district made him a delegate, but the state conven t on refused to sanction his name and sent back word to the district to send vt another man. The district reelect 1 him and he Is going to San Fran-c-sco to fight. Tnrmoil Over McAdoo. More turmoil Is promised when the name of William Gibbs McAdoo is i resented. McAdoo has announced That he will not be a candidate, but Tammany say it Is only a bluff; that he wants to be coaxed. His friends cay it that Is so, the coaxing will be done. Thomas B. Love, national committeeman from Texas, arrived here today and ears McAdoo will he placed In nomination He had a tele phone conversation from Pueblo with Hev. Burros Jenkins, editor of the Kansas City Post, who was to have put McAdoo in nomination originally. and says Jenkins will go ih frail with his speech If not, the Texan says some one else will nominate McAdoo. Mr. Love said here this morning: "I ve traveled west from Kansas City with the Alabama delegation and 18 of the 24 delegates favor putting Mc Adoo In nomination, consent or no consent The former treasury bead. t b ey declare, is the one and only leader with whom Democrats can feel si. re of :ctory McAdoo must, they insist, oe nominates. Lieu. Fireworks Treonrta is evtes; E5 S. TTii? I fireworks also, for the Tom Watson faction Is contesting for seats at the convention, and Watson promises to furnish as much entertainment as his political enemy of the Republican party, Henry Lincoln Johnson, colored, furnished for the edification of the Republicans at Washington. From appearances here yesterday and toda. Salt Lake City might be the convention cit. The place is full of badged delegates and their wives en route to the San Francisco con- en t ion. Hotel lobbies are crowded with them and the talk of politics tfills the air They go to hear the great Mormon organ and they talk politics. They stand on the corner and admire the wide streets and drink of the Ice cold water from the street "fountains. But they talk only of poli tics, they give opinions of all sorts; but few of them are for the Wilson politics absolutely. Talking to these delegates, and they are here from all states, one would be led to say that if Mr. Wilson ex pects a full endorsement of the League of Nations, he Is due to a dis appointment. Delegates have been here from Georgia, New Tork. Ohio and Indiana in large numbers, also scattering delegates from other states. 1 ou find plenty of Wilson sentiment among the customs collectors and the postmasters, and a lot of them are delegates, too. but from the rank and file you hear them talk of every- Oregon Delegate Spoiled Old Guard Plans By Nominating Gov. Coolidge; Harding And Lenroot Was TheLineup By DAVID PORTLAND, Ore.. June M. Harding and Lenroot were to have been the KepuDiican ticket and the combination might have prevailed it Chicago but for the Interference ot Wallace McCamant, delegate from Oregon, who spoiled the plans of the Old Guard by nominating governor Coolidge at the psychological moment when the entire convention was weary of balloting and' the name of the Massachusetts srovernor seemed to offer a popular candidate for vice p-sident. "Shortly after the nomination of senator Harding. relates McCara mant, who has just returned here from the Chicago convention, "the word was passed around that senator Lenroot. of Wisconsin, was to be his running mate In common with other members of the Oregon delegation. I did not receive the suggestion with enthusiasm for several reasons. War Record one Too Good. "In the first place, Mr. Lenroot had a prominent part some years In the fight to depose John C Schooner, one of the strongest and beet political f.gnres Wisconsin ever had. In favor of Robert M. LaFollette. Further than that, his war record was none Headliners in Today's Theaters ALHAMBRA Pantagea. Vaudeville. BIJOl "Marked Men." Harry Carey. ELL AN AY 'The Mollycoddle," Douglas Fair banks GRECIAN The Path She Chose." RIALTO "Double Speed. Wallace Reid. rxnu e ,-. "Stronger Than Death," Nad rnova. W1C.WAM riind Youth." Head Amusement Ads on Page 4. '-, -w to GOV. COX TESOF OU to Disappointment If He MARTIN, thing but Wilson, and, as the dele gates did at Chicago, all are won dering, "Who Is the beat bet"? McAdoo Is a favorite, unques tionably, with a large number of them If he will run, and Cox is also strong with the delegates. The majority of delegates I have seen here and on trains and In depots since leaving Chicago last Thursday are In favor of letting the liquor plant alone. They don't want Bryan to put In anything for a further rigid enforcement of the law and they don't want Tammany "to go backward." as some say, and get in anything in favor or a more noerax measure, uney want to follow the Republican attitude and keep silent about liquor. It is gen erally admitted that a labor plank will get in something that will ap peal to the radical element, although many of the delegates admit that they do not believe it will do much good, but they think it may make the party some votes, since the Re publicans are silent on the labor sit uation, and the Democrats realize that tney are going to need votes this year if thev ever needed them in the life of the party Some for Free Ireland. New Tork. Illinois and some of the eastern delegates, where there is a large Irish vote, are going to try to force an expression in the Dlatform for a "free Ireland, but the general opinion of the delegates is at the best all they may expect is an ex pression of sympathy for the free dom of all subject nations, which would give the Phlllplnos good reason to believe that it included them. too. The convention will undoubt edly go f Briber than the Republi cans did In the matter of woman suffrage and nrge governors to call pedal sessions of their I est la tare for the purpose of ratifying the Susan B. Anthony amendment prior to the election this fall. It is considered certain that some legislature win ratily the amend ment before the general election and that Mrs. United States will cast her oauoE aiotur witn Mr. unitivf . this fall. Woman might as well lhrnt. v.. - Bnj . Expressions I can secure from aeiegates passing through this, way bear out what Arthur Sears Helming ivrcsratins ue ti uaice Tribune from a special train in Nebraska bearing many New England dele sates, and that is. that president Wil son's demand for acceptance of his plank endorsing the Wilson covenant without essential change will be juusm. loom ana nail by the Bryan faction, the Democratic senators who bolted the president and voted for the toage reservations; and the other ouu-aniaiaunanoD elements who would not bar out protective reser vations, btlt Tmnlri mlvinllnii. u. league of nations Issue to the party w v" fcM. tobi oi living ana laDor, trust, profiteering and other econo mic Questions. Jj'aa Be Republican. The Hennbllcan nmnlnw .. .i 'S. a. CbtmS hare been before the public long enough to be familiar to the people by this time and here in Utah they sar the G. n. J win .,-.i. ??nieJJ tato tts own this fall andl " "J11 i once more line np with the party of Its fathers. A lead ing Mormon church man. a manu facturer and nmmfnnf T?.nKii. said today: There will never be an other Democratic administration dur ing our lives: they happen once in a while, but toe country is going to return to Republican leadership and llyontlnuea on page 2, column 3.) LA WZTHNCE. too good. lfelt that we must look for leaders from those whose Ameri canism rang true during the great v Tether with other members of the Oregon delegation, we talked the matter over during the few minu tes that we had and Judge Carey, of Oregon, suggested that I nominate sovmor Coolidge. as Oregon's choice. TJuring this time some one nomi nated Lenroot and when I Jumped on top of a chair with the idea of nomi nating the MaSSachniUtftB oncapnA, 1 i think the chairman thought I wanted wwu auiwid iivuiiuuioa. ax any rate he recognized me readily, in spite of the uproar the hall was in and all I had to say was merely that the citizens of Oregon had instructed the Oregon delegation to nominate one of the greatest citizens of Mass achusetts, senator Lodge; for vice president, but inasmuch as that statesman had asked that his name not he used, we desired to place In nomination the name of another of Massachusetts great leaders, gover nor Coolidge When the Massachus etts members heard the name they went wild. Jumping upon chairs and shouted the name of Coolidge. Touched Popular Chord. "From many points throughout the hall came second to my nomination and when the roll was called that soon evidenced that I had touched a popular chord. The action was en tirely spontaneous and ten minutes before I Jumped to my feet, nothing was further from my mind or from the minds of the other members of the Oregon delegation, "While I had not met governor Coolidge personally, I had obtained a great deal of information about him and became convinced that he po sessed the qualifications which Is. perhaps, above all else at this time of unrest, namely, unquestioned Am erican Ism. The testimony of McCammant squares, indeed, with what was ob served from the press box in Chicago, and reveals for the first time what (Continued on page 3, column S.) EN Orders From Cut Of Town To El Pasc Advertising Stores Will Save Money World Owes U. 5. 17 Billions in Trade WASHINGTON. D. G, June 2S. Since the beginning: of the world war in 1314, the United States has rolled up a trade bal ance of approximately $17,000,000, 000 against the world. This ex ceeds by several billions of dollars the total balance In favor of the United States from 187S to 1914. Department of commerce figures show that the trade balance In the fiscal year ending In 1914, one month before the war began, was only 470,000,000. DRY ISSUE IS ROCKMENACING PARTY AMITY Fight Certain to Reach Con vention Floor at San Francisco. ,j Party leaders here for the opening of the Democratic convention, pre dicted today that the fight over the wet and dry Issue would wear itself out by the very force of the clashing elements in the resolutions. Rumblings of Democratic discord over the prohibition issue became hourly more ominous today as dele gates and party chiefs arrived in in creasing numbers for the national convention. Hope that the gathering storm might spend itself behind the closed doors of the platform commit tee virtually was abandoned by the 'leaders and they prepared to face an ontoreac oi tempestuous a e Date on me xioor oi roe convention itseu. Such a development. It was agreed everywhere, would hold many dra matic possibilities, including a fur ther complication of the uncertain outlook as to the presidential nomina tion. Burleson Speech "Inspired. Already the overshadowing issue in pre-convention conferences, the ques tion of a platform declaration against the present bone-dry law almost took the whole stage for itself today as the gathering delegates heard of post master general Burleson's announce ment for a modification of the Vol stead act. By many accustomed to regard the postmaster general as a political spokesman for the white house the develonment was accented as a warning of which way the wind of administration influence would blow Others among the party leaders refused to take that view, but no one hero assumed to know with certainty how far the sentiments of president Wilson mteht be in accord with those of Mr. Burleson. The latter, who -isuuwuntwi iua nuiau jrcnviu .. ora weel What everyone here do What everyone here does know, is that both sides of the controversy are cementing their lines and bringing their heaviest artillery for a finish fight. After many conferences In an effort to lay a basis for harmony Homer S. Cummings, national chair man, said today it seemed to be a "fair bet" that the ,otion would be taken to the convention floor for a settlement regardless of what de cision was made la the platform com mittee Issue to Decide Nominee. Closely Intertwined with the prohi bition question is the problem of se lecting a nominee in accord with the platform as finally agreed on. and among many of the practical politi cians there is a feeling that the two decisions must be settled virtually at one stroke So the pleas of candi dates managers are falling on deaf ears for the present while the leaders get their bearings on the more im mediate question of a bone-dry or a beer platform. The league of nations disagreement along with several other disputed nlatform issues, has followed the question of the candidates into tem porary eclipse. Among most of the leaders it is agreed that whatever trouble develops over the treaty will be only a drop In the bucket com pared to the prohibition fight. Leaders of the bone-dry forces were confident today that they would com mand a good majority In the plat form committee, where each state has only one member, and could keep out of the committee report any declara tion for a change In the present law. Which view most of the opposing managers privately agreed, but they declared that when an appeal was (Continued on page column 5.) GSLLS HARDING In senator Warren G. Harding. whose election he believes to be a certainty, senator A. B. Fall, of New Mexico, sees one of the best of friends of Mexico. Senator Fall, who Is at the Paso Del Norte with Mrs. Fall, talked of Mexico and politics Wednes dav and said he saw one hopeful sign. That, be said. Is that the people of the neighbor republic are getting tired of conditions. The people of Mexico are literally starving to death and have been for a long time, the New Mexico senator declared, and the condition is not being materially helped. As to what the attitude of the United States will or should be the senator said this country was and would continue to be. as it always had been, friendly to the Mexican people and ready to help them In any way. If the present government will show as much consideration and per mit this country to help Mexico and respect the lives and property of Americans in Mexico, then there will he no reason to be unfriendly to the government. The main trouble with Mexico, sen ator Fall said, is the Spanish pride of her leaders, which prevents them from accepting assistance for the peo ple financed by oar government offi cially. "If England and France are not too proud to accept government loans. why should Mexico be?" the eolon wondered. "If." he added. "Mexican officials could borrow money piece meal from American Individuals or concerns and Issue as security bonds of their country they would be will ing to do it, for there would be graft in It. But to let this government as Con tinned on page 2. column 5.) IX R I 1 BUTTLE FROM Street Fighting Continues Throughout Day In Londonderry. TOWN LOOTED DURING NIGHT Attempt T o Assassinate Roberts Causes Appre hension In Dublin. LONDONDERRY, Ireland, June 22. There was no cessation today In the battle between Onionlst and National factions which has kept Lon donderry in a terror stricken state for some days past. During the night the rival factions erected additional barricades from which they kept up a continuous fire. At times the shooting reached the In tensity of volleys. Londonderry again was the scene of rioting today. At :30 today fighting was going on between opposing par ties of Unionists and Nationalists, who shot over barricades that had been erected at various vantage points. The military was active In prevent ing citizens from venturing Into the streets, which were deserted except by the active belligerents. Looting oc curred is the city during the night. The malcontents today were in en tire charge of most at the city and it even was Impossible to learn the num ber of casualties. Resorts were that several bodies had been seen lying in Bishop street, but It was worth one's life to attempt to get to Bishop street to verity the reports. The military remained passive, troops watching armed nven pass along. Considerable fighting occurred on the water front, which was cut off from the rest of the town. It was. ru mored that a force of Sinn Feteers was gathering outside the city and also that the Irish volunteers were about to tak. a hand. No more troops had arrived in Londonderry up to this afternoon. As many persons as are finding it possible to do so are leaving London derry. Atiaelc Arouses Dublin. London. Bug, June 21. Great ap nrehiMlon has been caused in Dub lin by the attack on assistant ls- assassiaate field marshal vrtoount French, says a DuHtn dispatch to the London Times. Roberts and Paths, the chauffeur, were conveyed to the mili tary hospital from the castle and were doing well last night. No arrests have been made. Roberts was appointed to office a few months ago in succession to in spector Redmond, who was killed by unknown assailants, January r last. Tammany Chief Is Indicted For "Big Business" New Tork. N. T June IS. Charles F. MnrahT. Tammany leader, was one of the six men secretly indicted yes terday by the extraordinary grand jury, which has been investigating al leged attempts of Mr. Murpny 10 in timidate Louis N. Hartog. a manu facturer, into retnrnlne S12S.0M in vested with Hartog's company during the war. With Mr. Murphy were Indicted as sistant district attorney James E. Smith: John A. McCarthy, former business partner of John Murphy, brother of Charles F. Murphy. Ar thur J. Baldwin, a lawyer; Ernest B. Walden, vice president of the Corn Products company, and the Corn Products company itself. The indictments, it was learned to day, charged that the defendants con spired to coerce Hartog to settle a suit for fls.0M.Me damages which he brought against Murphy after the latter Is alleged to have withdrawn his support from Hartog's company. Ball for each defendant was fixed at 11000. TEXAS DELEGATION TO CAST FIRST VOTE FOR McADOO Dallas, Tex., June 21. Declaring their Intention to cast Texas's 40 votes on the first ballot for William G. McAdoo for the presidential nom ination, the Texas delegates for the convention left here last night for San Francisco. The party which In cludes six women delegates, is travel ing by special train. Sl.VG MODERN SOXCS IN LATIN. Cincinnati, Ohio, June 23.--Slnglng of patriotic songs in the Latin lan guage will be one of the features of the first annual meeting of the American Classic league, which opened here today. The league has in view me improvement oi nign I school and college training in the ciassics. Miners 'Union DetroitLatvyer rvETROIT, Mich-, June II. August rs lawyer or Jtuuesooro, ty a travel ing auditor for the United Mine Workers of America, was found dead In the office of his brother, Dennis IL Dwyer, an attorney hero, last night. According to the police, he had been strangled. The offices bore evidence of a struggle and employes of the building told of hearing a dis turbance but said they could not re- The proTed cl renin t Ion of The El Faso Herald U nearly twice that of any other Bl raw paper. BARRJCADES Soviet Poster Calls Election Day Strike WASHINGTON, D. G, June . Circulars calling on American workers to refrain from par ticipation in the coming presiden tial election and Instead join in a general strike, came into the hands of the department of Justice offi cials yesterday. Investigation was ordered to determine the origin of the pamphlets, which were signed by "The American Anarchist Fed erated Commune Soviets." BRYAN COUNTS M'ADOO OUTAS FLAGMARER Soninlawship Barrier, Declares Commoner; Wilson Called Impossible. LINCOLN. Neb.. June Discuss ing possible Democrat candidates for the presidency, W. J. Bryan. In an article in his newspaper. The Com moner, published here, declares that former secretary of the treasury Wil liam G. McAdoo Is handlcaped as a candidate "by his close relationship witb the president." which president Wilson himself, he says "need not be considered." Asserting that Mr. McAdoo Is also handlcaped by "his silence on the peace treaty" Mr. Bryan declares Mr McAdoo Is unable to call to bis sup port "those to whom the president's candidacy appealed with special force" and that he would "furnish an easy mark for all of the president's enemies." The article says, however, that Mr. McAdoo has considerable strength among wage earners. Vague Hints About Wilson. Referring to president Wilson. Mr. Bryan says that "while vague bints and suggestions have been thrown out occasionally, no one claiming to speak for the president or near enough to him to be assumed to ex press his wishes has announced bis candidacy." Herbert Hoover is eliminated from the list of candidates whom Mr. Byran considers "available" while senator Owen of Oklahoma and secre tary af aerleulture Meredith as de scribed as being "among the few available men thus far mentioned. To be available Mils year. Mr. Bryan Kcrta . candidate must be known to be for woman suitrage. tor pronioi-j tion and "against wan street. -Palmer Unfrtuafe.w A to attarnev Keneral Palmer. Mr. Bryan says be entered the campaign in . noaitfon tn deal sternly with the priiteer and, an expectant public mhi foTavTTSfmrs all his own vmw .mm th. attomev sreneral is now suffering from the reaction." He adds that the attorney general is -unfortunate, too, in having to espouse the ratification of the treaty without reservations." Former speaker Clark, of the house of representatives, is mentioned as having his own state behind him while opposMtea to governor Edwards (Coatlnned en page , column 4.) Profiteering Is Alleged In Bill Of 207 Charges New York. N. Y.. June 2L Gimhel Brothers, of New York, operators of a large department store here and controlled by interests which own similar establishments in other cities, today were indicted on 2v? counts for profiteering in clothing. Frederick Glmbel. vice president of the corporation. Joseph 3. Do wd ell, a merchandise manager, and Charles D. Slawter, clothing buyer, were in dicted on the same charges. INJUNCTION TO BLOCK LEVER ACT IS DENIED Washington, D. C, June 23. Appli cation for a temporary Injunction and stay in the proceedings Instituted by the government under the Lever act against C. A. Weed, and the Sultz bach Clothing company, both of New Tork, has been denied by associate Justice Day of the' United States su preme court, the department of Jus tice was advised today. EXTRA POLICE REMOVED IN CHICAGO BLACK BELT Chicago, HI.. June 22. Confident that all danger of rioting had passed. chief of police Garrlty last night or dered the withdrawal of extra police details from the south side "black belt," where two white men were killed Sundav nlehL following a pa rade of "Abysinlan princes" and the burning of a flag. Eight persons. Including a woman, were held by the police In connection with the rioting. Funeral services for R. I. Rose, a sailor, one of the victims of the affray, were held to day. R. D. Jonas, a white man. was re imjwi, t "o uou ..vuT.uva. .mt police he had no part In Sundays dis- leased, after he had convinced the oraer. Official Slain; Under Arrest member seeing anyone leave the suite. Frank H. Do h any, a prominent at torney and bank director, later was detained for investigation. Ques tioned by the police, Dohany denied any connection with Dwyer's death. according to the officials, explaining the presence of blood on his clothing by saying be had found the dead man on the office floor and lifted the body Into a chair. According to the brother of the dead man, Dohany was one of a party of lawyers who gathered in his office during the evening and Dohany and the union official were left alone In the office about 9 oelock. Dwyer was virtually a stranger to every member of the party but him self, the brother stated. He came here five days ago on personal busi ness. He was 47 years of age. OB unions e DENY STRIKE ! PLANNED Chiefs Of Four Brother hoods Denounce Prop aganda. strikersJn west weaken Grunau Issues Call For Mass Meeting Friday Night. CLEVELAND. O.. June St. Rumors that railroad unions will call a strike this week affecting all unions were denied today by the chief executives of the four transpor tation brotherhoods, engineers, fire men, conductors and trainmen here. "Simply strikers' propaganda," said W. G. Lee, president of the trainmen. Outlaw Strikes Spend. Chicago, UL. one 21. The sporadic railway strikes which have broken out in a half dozen or more cities during the last week, spread to Sa vannah, DA. today, with Chicago. Burlington and Qulncy. and Chicago. Milwaukee and St. Paul employes oat. The situation elsewhere in the cen tral states showed improvement, ac cording to reports to the brother hood of railway trainmen offices here. John Grunau. president of the Chi cago Yardmen's association, and Harold Reading, president of the United Engine-sen's association the two organizations oi "railway vaca tionists' as the strikers term them selves today issued a call for a mass meeting, Jfrtday Bight. The purpose it was explained, is to "lay before the public the true side or the present railroad situation and just what means have been em ployed to bring the present contro versy to a successful conclusion." Switchmen working oa the second shift in the yards of the Chicago. Burlington and Qulncy railroad at Hannibal. Mow refused to report for duty yesterday afternoon, announced mat tney would take a "vacation until the railroad labor board hai acted on their wage demands. Of ficials are working in the yards and keeping passenger trains moving but i reign t iraroc, iney say. M at a stand- -r-te2tfS 'S&ft&Z&S btsawBfV. UUIUU5WH AWU VUUKJ railroad at Qulncy. HI, walked out at ociocx yeexeroay afternoon, but railroad officials said there had been no serious Interruption of traffic. Strike May Spread. Washington, D. C. June 2S. Infor mation prepared for secretary Payne, who Is also director general of the railroad administration, today indi cated that unless assurances were given Immediately to railway work ers that a wage adjustment might be expected soon, the unauthorised strike of trainmen at Philadelphia. Baltimore and many other points might not be opposed further by the brotherhoods. W. N. Doak. vice-nreaident af th Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen. plans to leave this week for Chicago, where the railroad labor board Is meeting. Reports to labor headquarters here today Indicated no improvement in the situation and pointed to increased unrest amone the men. Labor lead ers said that since the beginning of the unauthorised strikes, Jd.WO men na3 oeen oismissea irom tne unions, but that the feeling was growing that to continue disciplining the men was impracticable. Strike Situation Improves. Philadelphia, Pa, June 22. Im provement In the yardmen's strike situation was reported today by both tne -ennsyivani& ana tne Keaatng railroads, officials said a number of men returned to work on the mid night shift last night and that con ditions gradually were approaching normal, although the movement of freight was still more or less seri ously affected. Embargoes, except on perishables, foodstuffs and coal for public utilities were still in effect. IKE WW AT LOS ANGELES Lbs Angeles. Calif.. June 21. A slight earthquake at 4 a. m. today was felt chiefly in the southern sec tion of Los Angeles and at Ingle wood which sustained the heaviest damage in the shock of Monday night. The tremor today rattled buildings but caused no amage. The work of rebuilding the busi ness section of Znglewood. ten miles southwest of this city, which suf fered most from the series of earth quakes in Los Angeles county Mon day night, was well under way to day, practically the entire population of 1000 taking part Arthur Corey, city engineer of Inglewood, said the damage there would probably exceed 1X00.000 Losses In Los Angeles and other points were estimated at !ts.v00. Slight shocks were felt at i a. m. and 12:36 p. m. yesterday, no dam age being reported. Sunday Movies Barred By High Court; Trample On Law, Decision Says Austin. Tex June 22. Vailditv of the Sunday law. which nrohlblm the operation of moving picture shows on aunaay. was upneia today by the court of criminal appeals in affirm ing the case of J. M. Ealey. of Wichita county. Ealey was fined SM in the eonntv court on conviction of having oper ated a moving picture show oa Sun day "Nothing appears In the record save every evidence of a flagrant elfort to trample on the law." said the court, in atnrmlng the case. I OARD ADMONISHED RAILWAY SITUATION NEEDS QUICK ACTION President's Action Follows Conference With Train men's Brotherhood Chief at White House; Barton Statement Promises Decision Will Be Handed Down Within Next Two Weeks; Deplores Impatience. . MYSTERY GIRL SUMMONED IN ELWELLPROBE Minnesota Singer, "Woman in Black" Called to New Yort NE EW YORK. Jnne x. District at torney Swans announced today that he had suit for Miss Klly Hope Anderson, a Minneapolis stager, to quMtion her in connection with his Investigation of the murder of Jweph B. Swell, wealthy turfman and whist expert, wno was louna witn a bullet hole through his head at his home here on the morning of June IL Miss Anderson was the dinner guest of Victor Von Sehlegell, a New Tork business man at the Rtti Carl ton hotel on the night before Blwell was slain. While dining on the hotel roof they met Erwell. accompanied by Miss Viola Kraoa, divorced wife of Von Sehlegell. and other friends. The district attorney said he Intends to question Miss Anderson about this meeting and of events prior and sub sequent therto. Asked it he considered her as an important witness in the ease, Mr. Swann replied: "Ton can make it emphatic that we do not regard Mis. Anderson as one upon whom even the shadow of sus picion rests in connection with the murder." Woman "Knows Nothing." Minneapolis. Minn, June St. Miss Elly Hope Anderson of taw city, de clared sh had not yet received a msasag. from New Tork asking her to come t b. queatweed is conaee- wfflins: to go w new jora u aeaeo. "I shall be glad to tell the authori ties all I know." declared Miss Ander son, "and give them all the help I can." She said she had breakfast with Victor Von Sehlegell. a New Tork business man, about 8 a. m- June 11. the date on which Blwell waa found dead. She said she had had dinner with Von Sehlegell the night before. At the dinner she last saw ElwelL she aaeerted. Sh. declared she knew "absolutely nothing that could throw any light" on Elwell's slaying. 17 NEGROES HELD IN HEADLESS BODY PROBE St. Joseph. Jo., June 23. Parts of an iron bedstead corresponding with bedrails attached to a woman's head less body found In Lake Contrary several days ago have led to the arreet of 17 negroes. The bed parts were found by the negro rooming house district -nd police made a gen eral raid .on the section. The IT are held for investigation. ARMT ORI1BRS. Washington. D. C June 23. Second Lieut. Ronald A. Hicks, cavalry, Aber deen proving grounds, to Douglas. Ariz.; 1st Lieut. Harold Vincent Ray croft, medical corps. Camp Dix, to Douglas. Aria,; 1st Lieut. Ulrica J. RainalL infantry, honorabbty dis charged at Camp Stephen B. Little.. Aggie Regents Deny Big Deficit; Claim $25,000 Credit Balance; Larrazolo Is Called Most Unfair POINT blank denial that there is a deficit of 3S4.000 in the accounts or tne voiiege ox Asncuiurfl aua Mechanic Arts of New Mexico, located at Las Crucee. as recently alleged by governor u. A. Larrasoio. are made by C. L. Hill and James S. Qneseu berry, regents of that Institution, whose resignations recently were asked for by the governor on the ground that they were responsible for the deficit which he alleged ex isted. This denial was made in a state ment of explanation about 6000 words in length which was presented to governor Larrasolo Wednesday. In the denial, the regents not only deny that a deficit of Sii.00 exists, but as sert that there is a credit balance of 126.30. The statement, according to a dispatch from Santa Fe received by The El Paso Herald, discloses for the first time that the governor on June 13 cited the three regents to appear at his office Wednesday for a bearing. Governor Larrasolo an nounced on June 14 that he would suspend the regents from office and Herald Route Boy ROBERT JACKSON (Photo by Berraer) amaK-LnaaaaaaaB r ;i, Sg- , TT7ASHINGTON. "D. C June 2.- TT President Wilson today sent a message to the railroad labor board at Chicago urging that it make award of the wage controversy. The text of the message was not made public at the white house. Announcement of the president's action was made after W. N- Doak. vice president of the trainmen's brotherhood, had called at the white heuse and conferred with secretary Tumulty. Mr. Doak declined to discuss bis conference with Tumulty but said h would have a statement later in the day. Mr. Doak In a statement Issued after he had conferred with Mr. Tu multy and with secretary Payne, head of the railroad administration, said the heads of the railroad brother hoods hoped there would be a settle ment of the wage question this week and that "if not probably the situa tion will be ranch worse than at present.'" Decision Expected S..B. Chicago. I1L, June 23. The rallwar labor board's decision revising vjg.i of all railroad employes probably will be handed down within the next two weeks, it was indicated at the board's headquarters today. Judge R. M. Barton, chairman of the board, said the impatience of railroad men to get a decision was only delaying the case. He declared the board's deliberations were being interrupted scores of times daily by delegations of railroad men asking that a date for the decision be set. As many as 300 calls have been re ceived In a single day he said. The board's publicity department declared that the delay In reaching a decision had nothing to do with the present railroad strikes and that the board believed the strikes would continue even after the wage case Is settled. The strikes, it was said, are prompted by an internal fight for control of the rialwar unions and pri marily by dissatisfaction with wares The wage question has been Injected. it waa Intimated, to deceive the public BROTHERHOODS REPUDIATE HOUSTON STRKE AS ILLEGAL A telegram received late Tuesdav at the local offices of the Southern Pacific, stated that the following resolution had been adopted in Houston: "Be It Msclved by the men of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. division 3CC and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen. todge 146. of the Southern Pacific lines. In Joint meeting June 21. l$!u. that we refuse to repudiate our or ganisation or sacrifice ourselves or our membership in this illegal strike. We affirm that no member of these organisations can legally or morallv associate himself with the one bg union, and while retaining his mem bership with us, seek onr destruction. We pledge ourselves to retain the sov erelgn.y of the engineer's and fire men's brotherhoods." EXPRSSS COMPAXT FILES TEXAS RATE RAISE PLEA Austin. Texas. June 23. Formal ap plication has been tiled with the Texas railroad commission by the American Railway Express company for an Increase of rate on Interstate traffic and for a change In Its ex press classification In the state of Texas. The Increase desired Is ap proximately 2e percent over existing rates in Texas. Some time ago the company filed such an application with the interstate commerce com mission asking lor a general increase In Interstate rates. requested their resignations. The two regents other than those cited to appear Monday, offered their res ignaltens at the close of the meet ing of the board and college offi cials with the governor which was held la Santa Fe May 22. Those re- ? rents were Fred Crollott, of Beraalll o. and Jose A. Baca, of San Miguel. It was after that meeting that the governor first declared that the re gents had evpended 364.000 in excess of the appropriations. Governor Called Unfair. With the explanation in their state ment the regents, accuse the gov ernor of being "manifestly unfair" and his charges are declared to bo false. "This board of regents took charge of the institution in the latter part of March. 1917." the statement says, "though the proper arrangements to take over the finances of the college were not completed until April. The first quarterly report following shows that at the time we took charge there was a deficit or overdraft of 340, 31zC At the same time there was Continued on page 3. column 2.) 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