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El Paso, snow, colder; west Texas, cloudy, raia is
south; New Mexico, snow, colder; Arizona, fair in west,
rain in southeast.
Pras, 50c; Mexican gold, $50; aacionales, $2425;
, t r silver, domestic 99c foreign tt'ic; copper, 13c;
, s'zvn, lower; livestock, steady; stocks, higher.
Is Spending A Million Dol
lars And Will Add 5000
People To Gty.
Heavy Travel To Coast,
Mostly Middle West
Old People Riding.
aoiiars Is being spent In AJbu-
queraue by the Santa. Fe rail
road on improvements In Its shops
here and Whn thA lmnMmnt
all made, it will mean the employment
of 1100 more men and an estimated
Increase in population of about S060
Albuquerque, -when the biff shops
tow building are completed, will do
much of the work now being done
in the general shops at Topeka, and
w ill serve as a division for repairs
to cars and locomotives between To
peka. and the coast.
Heretofore, all the heavy work has
been done at Topeka or on the coast.
Albuquerque, about midway between
the two. is to take its ahar nf th
work hereafter, and it is going ot
mean a big thing for Albuquerque.
Already several large buildings
have been completed and costly ma
chinery is arriving every day tor in
stallation. The work of erecting ad
ditional baildlngs is still proceeding.
Harvey Howes Balarge.
In addition to this, the Harvey sys
tem Is getting ready to spend $209,006
n the erection of 75 more rooms to
tb Alv&r&do, its wonderful hotel In
Albuquerque. The ground has al
ready been selected, the plans ap
proved and work is about ready to
T':i is but a part of the big ex
penditures the Harvey system will
make in New Mexico and Arizona this
t;.r m enlargements and additions,
aue to increased travel and the
grrowth of the communities.
The company plans to. spend a like
amount at Gallup. In the construction
of about C additional rooms. As in
Albuquerque, the site has been se
lected and the work will start soon.
runner enlargements are to be
trade to El Tovar hotel at the Grand
anyon, costing about 50,000.
Resldeaees -Mg,
Msch building of i ii1iTiiiih.ii srgo--s
forward in Albuquerque, as much
ii -ro rortion to the six of the place,
as in 1 Paso.
rest of wages !s affecting the
landing industry here as elsewhere.
Piumbers are getting flO a day and
carpenters and electricians $9. Re
cpntly the latter demanded $10. but,
e nee the cost of living is dropping,
they are said to hare agreed to allow
the wage to remain at $9. However.
bui'ders say wages are still too high
to warrant a general resumption of
Even the addition to Hotel Alvarado
will not take care of the needs for
rooms here and the Ktwanis club is
back of a plan to erect a first class
downtown hotel, on a general" sub
scription plan, after the plan being
followed at Santa Pe in the construc
tion of Hotel Fonda and the same
plan that was followed In El Paso in
the building of Hotel Paso del Norte.
The mill of the American Lumber
compary here, as told in these dis
patches yesterday from Flagstaff, is
closed for the present. The company
ov ns large timber tracts in the moun
ters rtar Thorn vut nf hp n4
operates Its own railroad from Thoi
'an to the Jogging camps, but the
h.gh cost of labor, both in the pro
duction of the finished product and
m tht logging camps, together with
the high freight rate on logs from
niorea.u here, is .preventing opera
i ons at present.
Travel Westward Heavy.
Tourist business has never been
lA'ter in the winter than at present.
;udgmg from the number of Santa Fe
'ra.ns passing through here daily
'.Hened with California-bound passen
trs. The fast train. No. 3. is operat
. ijz m three sections practically every
lav ail loaded with people from Cbi-
ago, Kansas City and eastern points,
I'ound for Los Angeles, Pasadena, the
l eaches, and Santa Barbara and San
Francisco, for the winter.
The eastbound travel is light since
me holidays, but the westbound traf-
c is extremely heavy, so much
f-avier than the eastbound traffic
na.t often trains of empty cars are
operated eastbound to get the equip--nrrt
back east after it is used to
Tarry the travel to the coast.
Along in March, the tide of travel
v ill turn the other way, when the
i "at her begins to warm up "back
The trains these days, westbound.
rr full of old people from Iowa, Hii
ro is, Indiana and the middle west,
who have made comfortable incomes
n their little farms, and are going
o the fabled California in the evening
' life either to visit for a short time
or to soend the rest of their days.
Tfce XftMIe West Teerhrt.
Many of them have done very little
raveling before; some have sons and
daughters living in the Golden West,
ho are bringing them out. Many
of them are crippled with rheumat)sr
nany suffer from indigestion anil
many of the other complaints to
i page 5. eolnin 4.)
Headliners In
Today's Theater
-Prairie Trails." Tom Mix.
"What Women Ijove." Annette
"Girls Don't Gamble."
"The Restless Sex," Marion
"Mid - Chanel." Clara Kimball
"Something Different," Constance
"Palace of Parkened Windows,"
Claire Anderson.
(Read amusement ad? on pag 10.)
Millions Sent Away For
Pastor Objects To
r- n i o
X WUUlllO ,
PITTSBURG. Pa-. Jan. 11. Eve
ning weddings at Calvery
Protestant Episcopal church
here are banned, under an order of
Rev. E. J. Van Etten, the pastor,
made public today. In his new
year's sermon the pastor paid much
attention to evening gowns worn
by women. -He commented on the
"lack of decorum being mani
fested" and said some of the gowns
did not conform with the sacred
character of marriage.
1000 Members Of G. O. P.
Will Pay $1 A Month
To Finance Campaign.
Awarurris ticket, from mayor
down, win be put Into the city
csmpugn mis spring ny me -Ke-
puejicans oi tit -aso.
That was determined by a unani
mous vote Mondnv nierfct vhn ntt
sens of the city packed the 41st d la
in cx court room in response to tne
can of the El Paso County Republican
To finance the ca.rnos.ic-n if tm
aeciaeo to get low members of the
Republican club who would contribute
91 'a month each for the next 12
months. More will be accepted from
anybody who feels it a duty to give
more and less will be accepted from
persons who don't feel able to give $1
and the amount given will not make
any difference with "the member's
standing. v
The third thing the Republican
meeting decided to do wii round
P every man and woman In EI1
Paso and nuke them pay poll tax.
It was the general opinion at the
raeetlnc that test fall's election
wwH have been carried in this
eeunty by the Republicans had
more of them believed they could
have won and paid their poll tax.
When James G. McNary. president j
m mo nepuDiican cjud ana cn&irman
of Monday nighfs meeting, called
for expressions of opinion as to what
should be done, he found the senti
ment of the meeting overwhelmingly
In favor of "junking the old rna
chlnsmT as one man put It. and of
psJMaV straight Republican ticket
insniV field and of fighting for its
bays oty Needs Cleanup.
tag and one af the eaU k waste
to sea mo Besnuieuia imt in
auTor who maid appoint aa hoacat
cuei oi police.
Before the -experience siesttac.
Mr. McNary entUaed bis views. Be
sua it made nrocb leas dUfereaee to
him what public official's politics
were than it did what bis methods
aoa coerscier were, tie said be be
lieved, however, that party organisa
tion was the accepted war and the
best way of directing zorernmeat
and of selecting men to direct
it Therefore. If the rank and file of
the party was willinr to work and
help pay the costs. Mr. KcKaxy said
he could be depended on to do his
hare and on that condition would
favor a strals it Republican ticket.
Moral OniiHien, Bad.
Mr. McNary saw he nsd not had
time to make personal Investigations,
bnt that from hearsay information
he bad been led to believe that moral
conditions in the city were very badl
Open poker games, craps games, pros
titution and other forms of corrup
tion are thriving in El Paso, the
cDwniu saia me informants bad
told him. Many Democrats, the chair
man said, had come to his office sad
told him things were bad and pledged
their support to a movement to im
prove conditions.
J. A. Smith declared that people
are wanting a change of city gov
ernment, and urged that Republicans
not delay putting a ticket la the field.
W.men Offer Help.
P. C Thede declared that experi
ence on grand Juries had convinced
him that a change of city govern
ment In El Paso was essential.
"It yen have a buslnm."
Keen White declared. "fce pnblfe
mast have the best of every
thing. If we have n ticket, the
PaeUe most have the beat of that.
Oar tteket must iMprex business
en with beHef that their bcrsl
ne win reeetve business atten- "
Mrs. o. A. Oltehett said that wn-
men of the city would support any
(Cealtaaed ea page 3, column 4.)
A T 10 OCLOCK tomorrow morning
the first convention the American
National Livestock association has
ever held In El Paso will be opened in
the Rlalto theater, by an invocation
l'v the Rev. George W. McCall. pastor
11 tne Central Baptist church.
Men from every state In the union
here livestock is raised to any ex
rent, will attend the convention.
Mayor Charles Davis and C N. Bas
ett, president of the chamber of com
merce, will deliver addreaaea of wel-.mS-
The response will be made by
W.S. Whlnnery. of Lake City. Cola
The principal address of the session
will be the annual address of the
president. J. B. Btendrtek. United
states seuatrr from Wyoming. An
2tkt.tiJ: 5? Importance will be given
by W. W. Turney. of El Paso, presi
dent of the Texas Cattleralsera asso
ciation. His subject will be "The Cat
tle Business. Present and Future."
The nroerrara for th. rmm 4
j the convention follows:
Afternoon Session, 2 Odock.
"Some Negative Fact ore In the Pro
duction of Beef." W. A. CocheL Kan
sas City, Mo.
'vestock Conditions la Canada."
S F-. Tolmle. minister of agriculture.
Dominion of ran.ija
"Tendencies In the Livestock Indus
try at Home and Abroad," W. 3. Cul
bertson. member United States tariff!
commission, Washington. D. C i
"The Tariff as It Affects the Farm
and Ranch." I. T. Pryor, San Antonio.'
Tex. ;
V7AhfiT riiiL.Y nmA
Every Step Is Contested By
Battery Of Attorneys For
Young Banker.
Enrique Creel, Former
Mexican Financier,"" Sits
With Defendant.
wilr be consumed in the
of Carlos Helm us. former
assistant cashier f tha Vfrtt
National bank, if one is to Judge
from the beginning. Kvery inch of
ground Is being vigorously contested.
Records are being demanded bv the
attorneys for the defence and con
test is being hotly offered against
every bit of evidence the prosecution
Up to noon Tuesday, bat two wit
nesses had been called, althone-h th
Jury was secured Monday afternoon.
Bankers Everywhere.
Corridors of the federal bnildmer
are cluttered dd with banker, both
ssevican una American, ail summoned
as witnesses bnt barred from the
court "under the rale."
E. Moye, once president of the El
Paso chamber of commerce: ex nresl-
dent of the Union Bank and Trust
company, sits In a dark corner in the
hallway, smoking clgarets and watt
ing. His son. Max, a vice president
ot the First National, sits nearby at
tempting to read a magazine in the
dimly lighted corridors, smelly with
tobacco smoke and the odor of per
spiring humanity. E. W. Kayser, Hal
Christie and others oceuny similar
seats. All are witnesses; they don't
know when they win be called but
are waiting.
Inside the courtroom, two -batteries
of attorneys are watealag each other
like Jealous suitors for the aaad of
a girl. Dan M. Jackson. Harris Wal
thalL Zach Lamar Cobb and Breed-
love Smith represent the defence and
ait at one side of a big table, beside
me young aeienoast ana us trade.
Enrique Creel, former governor of
Chihuahua, former Mexican ambassa
dor to the United States and former
Mexican minister of foreign affairs I
under Porf trio Diaz.
Defendant Is Serene.
The vonthfnl defanttant wear
black business salt and. apparently is
ue cooiesx nsi ra tae ooanreom.
In -On
I ! ASM nnril svnasiD' I
there is
yawn frosn the
near is
school ln v.
Don. Snrtqse has aged considerably
since Bi Pawns ns greeteel him as "the
fixture presMant of Mexico,' at the
banquet board in Hotel St. Regis as
be passed through asre en route to
Washincoa as Mexican ambassador
14 years ago- His axUc from his na
tive Mexico has apcreatly cost him
dearly, for his former black and gray
mustache is now as white as cotton
and that portion of his hair which
fringes the well known bald spot no
longer contains any black. However,
health shows in the ruddy complexion
of the former Mexican financial chief
and he is taking a deep interest in
the tilsX He peers tltrongh his gold
rimmed spectacles at the witnesses
and makes notes of testimony. After
ten years of residence In El Paso and
loa Angeles he has fall eommand of
English ; his father was a Xentuektan.
The Prosecution
Across the table sit Robert T. Neil
special assistant to the United States
district attorney: E. B. Elfers
"Buck" Blfers of college football
fame, as relentless a prosecutor, they
say. as he was a half back or full
back or whatever it was he was and
C C. Belcher, who is the assistant
United States district attorney at Del
Rio. In the hands of these three the
prosecution lies.
Those across the table are bent
upon clearing the name of the young
Mexican banker, who was assistant
cashier of the First National bank
when arrested on charges of having ;
emoesxiea upwaras ox t .e.vw. trior i
to that, young Helm us bad been as- i
slstant cashier at the Union Bank
and Trust company and the Texas
Bank and Trust company. The latter
institution Inherited Helm us from
the Union bank upon consolidation
of the two and the First Inherited"
him with the consolidation of the
Texas with the First-
Young Helmas is on bond of $35. 00
L (Continued on page 10, column 4.)
Discussion of Import duty on live
stock and its products.
"Livestock Accounting." E. X. Xew-
Thursday. 10 a. m.
"Grasing on National Forests," W.
C Barnes, forest service.' Washington.
D. C
"Necessity for Organisation." Sam
H, Cowan, Fort Worth, Tex.
"Relation .of Federal Reserve Sys
tem to Producing Interests." W. F.
Ramsey, chairman federal reserve
board. 11th district.
General discussion on financing of
Cattle Conditions In Rhodesia,"
Richard Walsh. South Africa.
Consideration of grazing fees on
national forests.
Afternoon Session . S Oeloek.
Report of Salt Lake City confer
ence. Fred H. Blxby.
Address by officers of state live
stock associations.
Address, Daytoa Moses, Fort Worth,
Report of market committee.
Reports of other standing commit
tees. Discussion of any question relating
to livestock industry.
Friday's session will be taken up
mostly by resolutions, the election of
officers, the selection of the next
meeting place and the appointment of
A dinner will be given to the ex
ecutive board of the association at
7:10 oclock tonight by the El Paso
chamber of commerce. Mr. Bassett
will be toastmaster.
Poultry And
rin rNTt Tr- m a t
SHiUttk 1 AK
W Deportation of Donal O'Calla
gfaan. lord mayor of Cork, who
arrived at Newport News last week
as a stowaway and without a pass
port, was requested of the department
of labor today by acting: secretary
Davis of the state department.
Mr. Davis request was in writing.
He quoted as his authority for acting
the proclamation issued bv oreaident
Wilson on August 8. 118. designating
the secretary of state as the one who
shall decide whether an alien coming
under passport regulations should be
admitted or denied admission to the
SANTA FE. N. JC, Jan. 1L With a
program of retrenchment out
lined, the stats legislature of New
Mexico met here at noon today.
The Republican party, dominant In
the affairs of the state, by reason of
the vote of the people last Novel ber,
is pledged to many reforms, and Gov.
Merritt C Sfechem has urged the law
makers to live up to all pledges of
the party to the people.
Gov. Mecfcem's message to the leg
islature will be brief, following the
lines of his Inaugural address, which
was the briefest of any similar mes
sage in me nistory oi tne scats.
Work Instead of Talk.
"We need to work and give the
people what we promised not talk
about It said the governor, and that
seems to be the attitude of the leg
islature. The legislature today postponed the
hearing of Gov. Meoaem's message
until Wednesday and adjourned after
organization in both houses.
A. H. Clancy, of Santa Fe county,
nephew of former attorney general
Clancy, was elected speaker over
R. L. Baca, and George Armijo,
defeated candidate for sheriff, as
chief clerk and in the senate E R.
Wright, of Santa Fe, was selected as ;
floor leader with Walter Dan burg as j
chief clerk.
While many former members re
appear In the senate, only seven vet- I
Washington, D. C Jan. 11. An in
ternational aareement -with all. or
UK9- Mldinsr vu mesMniail u tw
uyaunative to the bonding of
the United states of a navy powerful
enough -to command the respect and
fear of the world" by secretary
Daniels in testimony today before the
boose naval affairs committee.
The naval secretary appeared be
fore the committee in connection with
Its consideration of the subject of dis
armament, and dismissed as unworthy
of discussion a third proposal for an
American navy less than equal to the
most powerful sespower In the world
"because it is a waste to spend money
on an agency of war which would be
helpless If needed."
in presenting his views to the com
mittee, Mr. Daniels took occasion to
outline the advice which he would
give to president-elect Harding should
be be asked for counsel on naval mat
ters. This advice took the form of a
suggestion that Mr. Harding Immedi
ately upon his Inauguration Invite the
nationa of the world to meet with
representatives of the United States
in a disarmament conference.
Cites Authority.
Authority for such action was riven
by the naval appropriation act of
191c. the secretary said, addinar that
if president Wilson "should call such
a conference, it would be impossible
for him to make recommendationa be-
fore his term of office expired."
"Xf president-elect Harding ahould
do me the honor to ask my advice."
declared Mr. Daniels. "I would un
hesitatingly say to him: If the
United States is not to become at once
a member of the league of nations, I
believe some plan should be adopted
at once to secure an agreement for a
reduction of armaments.
Tou will have the authority to call
such a conference. Tou can act on
March 5. and hasten the coming of the
c'ay when the taxpayers of this coun
try and of all countries may be safely
freed from the great burdens of war
OppeMies Xava! Holiday.
"Until that conference secures world
agreementa. let there be no cessation
in building ships authorized by
Characterizing the naval holiday be
tween the United States. Great Brit
ain and Japan provided for In the
pending resolution introduced by
senator Borah, of Idaho, as a "half
way" measure, Mr. Daniels reiterated
his opposition to this country's en
tering into such an agreement. It
would be similar to an entente and
would arouse dlstrnct, he said.
Holidays indicate a cessation from I
In a letter to friends in El Paso,
Mrs Allan Williams tells of seven
Mexican bandits injuring and robbing
her husband and another? man 12 miles
from Parral.
Mr. Williams, an employe of the
American Smelting and Refining com
pany, went to Parral six weeka ago
to take cnarge or one or tne com
pany's smelters. Two weeks ago Mra
Williams went to join htm. One week
ago Mr. Williams and another man
left for a mine la miles from Parral
to take money and provisions to
miners. They were attacked by the
bandits. Mr. Williams was shot
through the body and another shot,
vrvKfi uis ion. oui uo win i n-uvri, nie
letter says, and his companion was
also wounded. ' he bandits robbed
tbe two men of 4500 peso a
The truck the two men were ridine
on. loaded with provisions, was not
Mrs. Williams writes that she is in
Parral nursing her wounded husband.
Eggs May As
t tt-v a tt ttt
1 JJAVib
O'Cailaghan is to appear Thursday
before the commission of the commit
tee of one hundred investigating con
ditions in Ireland.
This was announced today by the
commission which moved up the re
sumption of its hearings from next
Monday to Thursday.
Will Appeal To Courts.
New York, Jan. 11. The legal right
of the state department to issue an
order of deportation for lord mayor
Donal O'Cailaghan of Cork, requested
today or acting secretary of state
Davis, will be contested in the courts
it necessary, counsel lor tne lord
mayor announced here today.
erane. four of them Republicans and
three Democrats, are returned to the
To Fight for Economy.
The galleries were crowds! as the
session convened and It is expected to
be the liveliest for years when a Re
publican platform policy of retrench
ment and tax reduction encounters s
greatly increased demand for appro
priations. Bills covering the platform pledges
have been drawn and will be pre
sented as soon as the legislature gets
down to business.
Following are the platform pledgrs:
Strict eat economy is state govern
ment. Elimination of all unnecessary offi
cers. Revision of the budget system.
A state game commission.
Women For Office.
Giving women the right to hold
state office.
Taxation system that will place the
burden equally upon alL
Correction of ineouallties disclosed
by special revenue commission.
j-nrect pnmary.
Bnlarsreinent of the oowers of the
corporation cotainiseion.
umng women tne same wages as
Adequate eomDensation for school
teachers and reoeal of the minimum
wage law.
London, Eos- Jan. 11. The Greek
offensive In Asia Minor resulted in
e criisam far tha Greek
ccsTdlae; to the Greek com
munique received by the Greek lega
tion hare today.
"The Greek forces In the Bruasa
sector." says the communique, "at
tacked powerful Ke wallet formations
east of EnlghloL dispersed and pur
sued them, beyond Nlsak. taking SO
prisoners, including the commandant,
and a largo quantity of ammunition.
"In the Uahak sector, the rirawks
dispersed the enemy at Baaas and
Sbaspik. Punning their advance, the
Greeks caused the enemy to retire in
disorder on Eaklahehr. the Important
Babdad railway Junction leading to
Angora. M miles southeast of Ismld.
The Greeks took 169 prisoners and
captured a quantity of material.
Kareln station on the Bagdad railway
was occupied."
Three Columns Advance.
Greek forces are advanclnsr In three
columns IS miles north of "ts
Two divisions have received orders to
proceed to Uahak. SS miles northeast
of Alashehr and 140 miles east of
Smyrna, la Asia Minor, as supporting
forces. This would Indicate that the
Greeks have begun an offensive in
Asia Minor against the Turkish na
tionalist forces.
Greeks Open Battle.
Rome. Italy. Jan. 11. Fighting be
tween the Turks and Greeks is re
ported in the Menderes (Meander)
river region of Asia Minor. Many
wounded have arrived la Smyrna.
The Greeks started the attack, but
tbe Turks pierced the Greek lines In
several places.
The arrival of king Constantine In
Asia Minor la reported to be immi
nent. British Leave Persia.
London. Eng, Jan. 11. The British
In Teheran. Persia, ordered the Im
mediate evacuatiou by British women
snd children of Persia In view of the
announced withdrawal of the British
forces in northwest Persia and its
threatened sequel, a Bolshevik inva
sion, says a dispatch to ibt Daily
Mail from Teheran.
i oe aispaxcn aoos tnnt sll the for- l
ceu iqiiuun am nationals ana tne
shab. with hia court, win leave Te
heran in the spring:
work for a brief period with a view
to returning to the old Job when the
holiday is over." Mr. Daniels said.
"The only wise coarse is to end com
petitive naval building, not for one
year or five years and not by a few
nmuons. out iot au time by all ns-
t IOT! Tries timet fas Hm fne aun.la.
tuch an agreement now."
Effort to connect El Paso with all
cities of Mexico by wireless is the
object of the Radio Development Co..
which has Just opened offices la 3
Paso at 61S Trust building.
The company is making plans, ac
cording to J. P. J. Maker, chief engl-
ekMi fcrjuci st ninBa-cr, io erect
towers in El Paso to connect with
various towers In Mexico. There is
now one at Chihuahua and another
at Mexico City and plans of the Mexi
can government contemplate the
erection of others at Zacatecas, Tor
reon. Guadalajara and elsewhere The
Mexican government is said to be
willing to permit their use for com
mercial purposes, if a commercial sta
tion is erected In El Paso.
Edward Henderson was given a two
year penitentiary sentence on a
charge of burglary in the 24th dfs-
trict court Monday. Henderson was la.
a ecu sed of taking $30 from Miss Hen-
rietta Holland s room, 113 East
Franklin street. I
Well Be Kept At Home; Do We Nczd
Harding Shows Official
Aides Are Subject To
Change Without Notice.
President-Elect Said To Be
Showng Political Strategy
In His Selections.
ASHTKGTON. D. C, Jan. 11.
Twlxt Marlon and WasUagtea
runs the great political high
way of the nation and many a change
haa come during the last week. Soma
of the early cabinet probabilities have
fallen by the wayside. Some of the
early leglalattve enthusiasm haa
been sidetracked, and the hard and
serious - business of readjusting the
nation's economic affairs with a
group of able executives has crme to
be looked upon by president-elect
Harding as a transcendent responsi
bility. No longer do the former comrades
of senator Harding at Washington
regard the man at Marion as one who
can be twisted and pulled lu -any di
rection at wtu to satiety political
cravings or Individual whims. Tbe
burdens of state rest heavily upon
the president-elect and tha members
of congress who have returned here
from Marion after long talks with
him speak of the earnestness with
which the next president Is tackling
the preliminaries ot his Job.
Hughes Only Fixture.
All Washington has learned during
the week of. the upset in tbe cabinet
slate, and today only one man is a
fixture, possibly two. The first is
Charles Rvans Hughes, who is already
arrangl'jg his affairs for the ac
ceptance of the portfolio of secretary
of state. The other Is Harry Dangb
erty. who can be attorney general if
he wants to be.
In a general sense, nobody else has
a cabinet promise from Mr. Harding
that cannot be revoked. Indeed, sen
ator Harding has adopted a policy
which the wiseacres here say is an
astute piece of personal strategy
coupled with years' of political acu
men. tWhen Mr. Harding talked with
some of the celebrities Who have been
mentioned for cabinet positions, he
said to each something Ilka) this:
"Of course, eabraet slates are like
time tables, they are subject ta
change without notice, aad Just about
the time one haa fixed some geo
graphical considerations eater Into
another part and a shift moat he
made. All things being equal. If
things do shape themselves right,
will you be In a position to go into
tbe cabinet""
News Peddled Onlekly.
To some men that might appear as
a definite offer of a cabinet port
folio, sufficiently certain to go home
and tell wife and Intimate fiienda.
And that is how news of positive se- OT e peasantry in ise k iiaxeii
lections finds its way Into tha public ' district southwest of Lccknow. In-prlSts-
, 1 dia. Reinforcements of police have
taken into consideration. The mo
ment word gets out of the probable
selection of cabinet secretaries all the
people who haTe criticism to make
pile letters and telegrams of dissent
on the heads of the men whose
names have been printed as probable
For instance, the Chicago packers
bad been quietly working to prevent
toe appointment or Henry c wauace.
saftfrratftatrY nf a stW ml tiirt anti
ra?h?rh Vos?uve foallthaTe
would be anoointed was made nubile
They redoubled their efforts and so
did certain former organisations
which are opposed to Wallace.
Another fascinating situation from
a political viewpoint is that which
surrounds the selection of Will Hays,
chairman of the Republican national
"committee, who has been meailoned
ror postmaster general. It all naa to
do with Indiana politics, the rami
fications of which always pass un
derstanding. It la said, for instance, that senator
Harry New Is afraid former senator
Albert Be ve ridge will enter the pri
maries and defeat him for renomina
tion next year It is also said Mr.
New would like to be In the cabinet
and would like to see Will Hays
make the race for senator.
Some people who ought to know
say Will Hays will land In the cabl-
(Cenllaaed ea page 3. rolamn 4.)
T) LAMING the Wilson administra
U tlon for much of the harm that
has come to the cattlemen and
declaring that It fs not legislation
against the packer that the cattleman
needs, W. N. Waddell is here from
Fort Worth advocating changes in
United States laws which he says will
place the cattle industry back on lu
i?e, wnere it oeiongs.
Mr. Waddell was for four years
chairman of the Texas sanitary board,
from 1911 to 191S, Inclusive, when the
big right was made on tbe cattle tick.
and he boasts that he Is "the man who
put tick in politics In Texas."
He says the cattle industry received
its most serious blow through the
Underwood tariff measure, which per
mitted the practically free Imoorta
tlon of South American and Mexican
cattle aad hides, and that It was fur-
tner nit hard by the war administra
tion, which decreed meatless days and
refused to permit the slaurhter of
cattle whose carcases did not dress
00 pounds. This," he asserts, "would
have resulted in a few years In so
overstocking every ranch In tbe coun
try as to cause thousands of cat
tle to starve to death.
Low Tariff Hurts Industry.
He claims that the present low
tariff has flooded the country with
hides and caused a drop In tbe price
of thia commodity.
wnicn nas caused
loan nf millions, of dollar tn r.!a.
men of the country. He asserts that
the hldea bought by England from
Australia and South America Hnr-insr
Twenty Dry Agents, Armed With Axes. Swoop Down on
Chicago Suburb and Smash Barrels and Casks in Street;
Crowd is Heedless of Death Warning as Rubber
Booted Officials Carry on Work .of Destruction.
WAUKEGAN. IIL. Jan. II. Twenty poh2rtion agents fretm Chicago
made a swift raid bere today and shortly afterward nW had taraed
the gotten into ransing brooks wkt
wore rubber boots and were armed'
French "Ace" Finds
Autoing Dangerous;
To Sock To Plane
PARIS, Fraaee, Jan. 11. Charles
Nnngesser. the French "ace,"
who ranked second to Ponk as
a successful military a-riator dar
ing the war and who has been
prominent at aerial meetings since
the armistice, has decided to grre
up drlTing his an to mobile, saying
It Is too dangerous and expensive.
Nongesser was racing through
Neuilly recently, when he knocked
down and killed a cyclist, as a re
sult of which the court ordered him
to pay the widow of his Tictim
19.000 francs for damages.
-I think 111 stick to my airplane
hereafter.n be told the judge. "If
anything breaks, then I'll be the
only one to suffer."
XattJee, OnU Can Jan. 11. The
three American balloon lets, Usut.
Farrell. Hlnton and Kloor broke
camp at Skunk Island. 30 miles north
of this town early today and started
on the last leg of their long trek back
to civilisation, according to reports
brought here by Indian runners. If
all goes well, the trio should reach
this little frontier settlement by
nightfall aad a royal welcome awaits
The men are reported to be la good
health and spirits and eager to re
turn to their homes. Tbe airmen and
their Indian guides reached the island
last night after traveling over a hard
trail for nearly IS days from Moose
Factory, where their craft was
wrecked in a forest
after a wQd fltefci frpm
N. T.
London. Eng., Jan. 11. Much blood-
t shed has resulted from the rioting
been dispatched to th affected re
gion, where parties ?f nll-gers have
been destroying crops aad causing
other damage.
Tfit military will iot be employed
except as a last resource. The cause
of the trouble is established by the
tenants, who allege they have been
denied certainty of -enure in their
land holdings and have been forced
f to submit to illegal extortions.
! Lenine Dangerously III;
German Doctors Called
New York. Jan. 11. Nikolai Lenine.
president of the soviet government of
Russia, is dangerously III at Moscow,
according to a wireless message to
day from Berlin to the Jewish News
bureau here. The message said three
German specialists are on the way to
Uoscow for consultation.
London. Eng.. Jan. 1 U A new
standard of silver coinage has just
been put into effect in the United
Kingdom because of the great in
crease in the value of silver.
New sixpence, shillings, florins and
half crowns, now contain only one
half ot pure silver Instead of J7-t0th
as here tf ore.
th war have been dumped Into the
United States since the war.
Mr. Waddell. durin gthe war. aided
the department of agriculture la the
supers ision of the stockyards and
later served with the war finance
corporation In financing the cattle In
dustry of tha country. He approved
or disapproved all loans made. For
many years he has been connected
with the Livestock Exchange Nation
al Bank, of Chicago, snd is known as
one of the level headed cattle finan
ciers of the country.
His Suggested Remedy.
Asked to offer a remedy for condi
tions, he said:
"individual It we e.T'iBAt kern to swam.
plish much, bat If te producer of cattle
would act In conert aad rry cattle pro
doctnc organisation sod every lodivIdasJ
cattle raisr write or wire his congrteu
man aad smaton. dsmandi&s aalltf legis
lation along th linos I rnrsest. I believe
th results weald aceomaUih all that
possible for oar girvernment to do la our
Irst, I would insist th.t rtmrr rn
as embargo oa moats, livestock sad hides
eomlnc to this COantrv from hit nlhar
eoontry. such mbarse to b oocrarira un
til each time ss the ceasriss ssay rsejslre
to peas aa eauttable tariff law aad pot it
m ocxect.
Cut TwseerrK Bale.
I woold ask the i nnsm rn
pass a law dan vine? rha aa4i
banks th light to chars oror ( peroen:
interest on money adrned to the member
banks of the country ca rediscounts.
Tblrd. I wou!d ask tho rnnrrM. m
amend th federal reserve bank act, so as
tntlawed s page IS. column 2.)
150.000 quarts of Bqoor. The agents
with axes. Crowds gathered as casks
!waad barrels
rambled to
np the
A nearby store did a land office
lMsiness hi dime thftcops, bat some of
the ax -armed agents essayed roles of
life saTers and waved the spectators
TooH poison yonrselTes,- shouted
the agents. "That a toff la a mixiare
of every known brand of moonshine
and horns brew."
Some spectators teemed to court
death, bat no casualties resulted.
Two Dead, 8 Injured In
Cleveland Hotel Blaze
Cleveland. Ohm, Jan. 11. Two men
are dead from burns and suffocation
and eight persons ware Injured in a
firs which swept the Chestnut hotel
early today. Several persons are said
to be missing. The injured, tocluding
three woman, were hurt la wild leaps
from second story windows. Police
say the Iron fire escape collapsed.
Xsondon. &ig Jan. 1L Flans of
Gabrlele ZTAnnansio are definitely
known, says the London "H usee's Milan
correspondent, quoting a dispatch re
ceived by tbe Corriere Os Lasers from
He will take a short rest on the
Riviera, owing to an affection of the
throat caused by delivering speeches'
Finally he will cake up his residence
la Venice, in a place on the grand
canal which he has rented and where
he will resume his literary pursues.
Italian regular troops have occu
pied the islands of Veglla and Arb-
itt iaa gau or wttarnre. near name.
smvs ssjsn emenatea ny t a- -nr
kg I irsf. sty a Centra)
dtspatc from
San Antonio. Tex, Jan. U Den -lng
that the presence of two Japa
nese families at Harllngen. tn the
lower Rio Grands valley, is a fore
runner of an extensive colonixa.:;on
plan. S. Ishii. representative of Z. Ta
mada, reputed to be a millionaire of
Los Angeles, on his arrival here is
sued a statement in which he &a:d if
the people of the -valley wish to bn
the land sold to eight Japanese fami
lies, he will be glad to act as their
agent. He said the total holding of
tbe Japanese Is 3 S3 acres, an of which
was sold to Japanese farmers by Mr.
Brownsville XMspate Adjnsted.
Brownsville. Tex Jan, 11. Satis
factory adjustment of the Japanese
dispute hero has been announced bv
commander A. EL. IHckason of fh
local legion post.
The announcement followed confer
ences between commander Dick as n
and the spokesman for the small
group of Japanese hare.
Opposition to the continued pres
ence of a Japanese operator of a
large irrigation pttmp at this point
was withdrawn when it was agree u
tbe Japanese would leave the t alley
after May L
The local Japanese also agreed to
use their inOuenos tn preventing the.?
countrymen from coming here for
colonisation purposes.
American officials are taking a
census of orientals In this localuv.
Jap WIB 911 Yards.
Fort Worth. Texas, Jan. II- Pia-i
for Japanese business men of Texas
to fight proposed anti-Japanese legis
lation at Austin were discussed at a
conference last night between repre
sentatives of southeast Texas Jap
anese farm owners and members o
Japanese cotton firms of north
Officers Seize Milk
Truck Filled Vith Booze
The bia-s-est aeizore of liquor made
in months was effected Toesdav by
Drohlbitlon officers, when they cap
tured 199 quarts of tequila. 14 quarts
of whisky aad 2( pints of beer. Fed
eral officers stationed at "the island"
were responsible for the seizure
They halted a dairy track crossi.ic
the border and Sound It filled with
liquor. Romas Raaaries, the driver
and his companion. Adolfo Zamora
were arrested.
Th. two men will be srraisned be
fore United States commissioner
A. J. W Schmid this afternoon
charred with ths smuggling;, trans
portation and possesaioa of tatozi
cating liquor.
His Internal Organs
Are On Wrong Side
RUTLAND. Vt. Jan. 11. Though
all his Internal orgaaa are "on
the wrong side" and he V
tuberculosis. William Saves, of
West Charleston. Vu a patient at
the Vermont Sanatorium in Pitts
ford, fa going to get wsQ, say the
doctors, to whom the man is an
anatomical curiosity.
X-ray plcturea taksa to ascer
tain the condition of the lungs re
vealed the fact that his heart is
on the right side of his chest, the
stomach is misplaced, the liver on
the left instead of the right side,
and the appendix on the left-
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