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GERMANY ASKED BECEIVER8HIP FOR GERMANY AS A BANKRUPT NATION IS TO BE ASKED FOR Soviet Russia Desires Declaration of Moratorium for Aid In Selling Up In debtedness Paris.—A receivership for Germany as a bankrupt, with an autonomous Rhineland to be exploited by the allies for reparations purposes Is likely to be proposed by France, as an alterna tive to any moratorium on reparations ; that may be suggested by Great Brlt ; aln, It was said In official circles "here Thursday. The allies, It Is held by French of [ flclals, have full authority under the [ terms of the treaty of Versailles to I take Germany's affairs in hand and to [ administer her resources In a manner I similar to that pursued by the Turk I Ish debt commission. I Former PresTdent Poincare, who Is (much talked of as the probable suc I cessor of Premier Briand In the next I governmental change, recalls In his [weekly review of the political sltua Ition that the treaty of Versailles'gives [the allies the right in'case Germany ■default's to control her customs duties, ■taxes, exportations and coal produc tion. He said this must be demand led if the reparations committee thinks lit Is obllgod to give Germany further ■time. I The negotiations understood to be ■going on now in London between tïïe ■British government and represetätives ■of Germay areTegarded In French of Bficlal circles as a reprisal for the aileg ■eil separate action of France In making nil agreement with the Turkish nation alist government at Angora. Much Bpxlety is expressed lesf France should Bflnd herself faced with complete ac Htord between Great Britain and Germ any. French officials pointed out ■'hursday that the question of repara ■00 was above all a French question, therefore, It was declared, any arange Hpent arrived at by Great Britain In the filbsence of French representatives IgFould be resented. ■ The situation of the entente Is re garded among French government of ficials ns exceeding precarious, In view Hf what they describe as "nervousness ^■lown by Great Britain and Italy." Borne officials expressed doubt that the ^■rench government would agree to ar bitration of the reparations question By the league of nations, if such ac B011 should be proposed. Cigarette Dealers Fined [Ogden—Violations of the antlclg rette law must stop in Weber county, tab declared County Attorney David [ilson Thursday, when two corpora bns charged with selling cigarettes leaded guilty and paid fines of $150 Ich. The pleas of guilty came as a 1st in et surprise to many who attended feting City Judge John C. Davis' court I listen in on what had been predicted puld be one of the hottest legal bat-' fes of local record. No defense was tempted. After a brief statement In folana tIon of the defendants' policy Id reason for the admitted violation, ■rbert It. McMillan of Salt Lake and hurles R. Hollingsworth of Ogden, presenting the United Cigar Stores ■npany and Hemenway & Moser, re ■ctively, entered pleas of guilty for ■ir clients and received the sentence ■ the court. I Trio Stages Undress Dance Vancouver, B. C.—Three men from I Doukhobor or Russian noncomforn I settlement, near*NeIson B. C. dis Ided all their clothing In a waiting |m at the Canadian Pacific railway ition here Wednesday and paced off la protesting war dance when they re refused admittance to the United Ites. They were later arrested by ■couver police for disorderly con st. United States Immigration Com isioner Zurbrlck had questioned p as to their fitness to proceed on ■r journey to the state of Washfng I as prospective settlers. He alleg pliat their views coincided with the fcpted definition of phllosplcal ■rcliy and declined them the hospi [ty of Ms government. They are |l to have threatened an undress »de in Vancouver by a large num ■of their follow Doukhobors In pro « against their arrest. !** ** m ' More Gold From California Ickson, Cal.—A month's cleanup of [ amalgam, valued at between $60, land $70,000, was taken from the bnaut mine here early Thursday by hng of eglht men, who bound the linen on duty, blew open the safe [disappeared in automobiles up the • road leading north from Jackson. I Governor Raps Grand Juror Irlugfield, 111.—Charges In clreula | here for several days that the B was Investigating nlleged at Bts to bribe grand jmurs who ln Id Governor'Len Small, Lieutenant ■rnor Fred Sterling and Vernon Bs for embezzler taut, conspiracy ■ confidence game, culminating ■»day in a starenient from Gover ■Bmall asserting timt William D. ■k) Evans, a mendier of the grand ■ 'ireu'ated 'tlie Sittiry afte failing fitaln money or a Job from him. ' t'«8 POSTAL MATTERS foreign post OFFICE TO BE WITHWRAWN according to announcement "ommittee on Far Eastern Policies Decldo Foreign Postoffice Shall Be Withdrawn from China By January 1, 1923. Washington.—A resolution declaring for relinquishment of foreign postoffice privileges In China was adopted Mon day by the nine powers sitting as a committtee on Pacific and Far Eastern questions. The date of January 1, 1923, was set for the abandoment of foreign postoffice», and this was agreed to by all the powers represented except Jap an, whose representatives asked for time to hear from their governmenL The Japanese delegates. It was said, did not object to January 1, 1923, as the date for abandoning their postof flee», but felt that they did not have the authority to agree to that date without referring the matter to Tokio. The nine powers committee deferred final action until later on the ques tion of extra territorial rights in China. The prinldple of closing foreign courts In China, It was said, was agreed to, but consideration of the formal resolu tion went over. Chinese representatives at Monday's meeting brought up the domestic con trol of Chinese railways. The ques tion, however went over for considera tion at another meeting of the nine powers Tuesday. The Chinese railway question, ac cording to Chinese representatives, would necessarily Involve the matter of Shantung, which is regarded as one of the big problems with which the Washington conference may have to deal, so far as Far Eastern affairs are concerned. MANFACTURERS PROTEST RATES Reopening of Case Against Power Co.; Evidence Before Commissioners Salt Lake—Protest against the ready to serve of $2.50 per connected horse power for A. C. current and $3 per connected horsepower for D. C. cur rent and the five-minute peak load, was made by those In attendance on the hearing of the petition of the Utah Manufacturer's association before the public utilities commission Monday for a reduction in the present lndustria} power rates which are charged by the Utah Power and Light Company. The petition alleges that the rates charged for power are unjust and dis criminatory. The petition shows sev eral cities, towns and counties have united In the protest. In all there are about two hundred petitioners. Arthur Woolley appeared for the pe titioners and John F. McLane for the power company .There t^as a large at tendance of manufacturers and busi ness men. Russian Policy is Unchanged Washington—The policy of the A merican government toward soviet Russia, which Involves nonrecognition and no dealings with the present reg ime, remains unchanged. Secretary Hoover said Monday. The commerce secretary made the statement in com menting on reports from Moscow Sat urday that the soviet authorities were expecting consumation of a trade agreement between the United States and Russia. POLICE REPULSE ATTACK Irish Cabinet to Consider British Proposal Belfast—An attack on the Jail a Londonderry with the object of releas ing the prisoners there was repulsed by the police guards Friday. Two po licemen were killed and several of the attackers captured. The party gained entrance to the jail undetected and their presence was not discovered until a patrol saw a ropo larlder hanging 5Vcr the wall and Tho military guard gave the alarm, mside had noticed nothing unusal, but upon Investigation they found the two constables who guarded the Sinn Feln lylng dead In the corridor. They had been drugged aTTH strangled. Tho republican rescue party hud forced tho doors of ten cells when the guards surprised them. Tho military opened fire, the republicans replying with revolvers. Pandemonium prevailed for s'lime time, but the guards finally gained the upper hand w 1 Gioiif^Ioslng any of the prisoners and at the same time captur ing three young Londonderry men, who made a final attempt to release the ers prisoners. Congress to Receive Budget Washington—President Harding will submit n three-billion-dollar budget to when it convene? on Decem It will congress ,ber 5. II was learned Monday. the financial needs for the fiscal covor year ending June 30, 1923. tlmate !» $1,068.000.000 below the esti mate submitted for the fiscal year end ing on June 30 of 1022, and represents tuai saving of $500.000.000 as con gres* pared that much from the estl Thls es un n< mate. Rainbow mm I$§3r ÏÏ 1 $ ';:/y ■ ■ \m ■■ m m WAN >V m 3;. V '• - <<•«41 j E 1 fi § / V, ■ MM i . I Â ■■■ 1 M *§ wm / I ;; ■ 1 ■ £ v. 'Yv" ■È :■ t 9 , I ... % ■ >■; ■ m* '■ m 1 V:,v, »mm v :, m OF 1ST ACE SOLO DOCUMENTS OF EARLY HI8TORY OF CALIFORNIA GO AT AUCTION SALE Thirty Nine Volumes of Historic Data Are Sold In New York to The Highest Bidder; Dates Back to 1846 New York—Documents bearing on the dramatic events of 1846-47, which had their sequel In California coming under the American flag were sold here Tuesday at auction. The collec tion containing original manuscript pa pers of old Fort Sutter and records written at Sonoma, Yerha Buena, Mon terey and elsewhere, had been lost for more than fifty years, and were sold for $8450. The secret of the hiding place was not revealed and nothing was said as the way they were dis covered. When last heard from, they were a part of the Impedimenta of John C. Fremont's disastrous campaign in New Mexico In 1848. Among the papers contained In the thirty-nine volumes sold was the orig inal proclamation by Commodore John D. Sloat of the annexation of Californ ia by the United States, written aboard the Savannah, his flagship and dated July 7, 1846. Other official letters and reports were the appeal for freedom by the caiftlves of the Sonoma written by Salvador Valleo and addressed to Ed ward M. Kern, then In command of Fort Sutter. Thomas Hardy's orig inal bill for the transportation of the captives from Sonoma to the fort ; the defiance Issued by Jose Castro, Mexi can commander in chief of the depart ment of California denouncing Com mander Fremont and his men as a band of robbers and the original of Revere's "call ail Americans to arms" letter. TOKIO WANTS HEÄY-TH CENTER China Capital Would Pattern After American Cities New York— Tokio wants a health center like those of the large cities of the United States and Europe. In an effort to obtain it, Dr. R. B. Teusler, director of St. Luke's International hospital at the Japanese capital, has Just come to New York to Interest Americans in a project to so expand that Institution as to equip It to per form the functions of a health center. At present Tokio has no Institution that would correspond to the health centers of other nations. It Is proposed to make St. Luke's hospital the nudes for an establish ment which shall Include a hospital of 250 beds, a training school for 150 Jap anese nurses, a post graduate depart ment for training Japanese Internes and for medical research work, a pub lic welfare and health department to Include medical social service and a medical laboratory for American and British medical literature and maga zines. Dr. Teusler says that about $1,000,000 would be required to prop erly establish the proposed health cen ter. Historic Building Destroyed Charolle, N. C.—Historic Chambers hall at Davidson college. In which former President -Wilson lived while a student at Davidson, Sas destroyed Monday by fire. The buiTOing was Texas Wool Rates Too High Washington—Commodity rates on wool and mohair from Texas to Bos ton and from Duluth, Minn., to the same city were held Tuesday by the Interstate commerce commission to be higher than justified and the rail roads were ordered to file reduced rates for the commission's approval. Tariffs ön the same commodities from Mlsslssippe river ' crossing to Boston protested-by Boston wool dealers, were I held to be . easoaatde. _____ a a RECLAMATION BODY ELECTS LEADER UTAH MAN 18 NAMED AS VICE CHAIRMAN OF B'G WESTERN ORGANIZATION ' Evidence of Dissatisfaction in Associa tion Over Method of Selecting Secretary Develops; Secretary is Highly Praised Salt Lake—Governor D. W. Davis of Idaho was unanimously reelected pres ident and George Albert Smith of Utah was elected vice president of the West ern States Reclamation association Wednesday morning at its meeting In the Commercial club. ' The first intimation that all Is not harmony within the association was given when an attempt was made to ehange the bylaws' of the association so that the secretary should be elected by the association rather than appoint ed by the preseldent, the appointment to be concurred in by the executive committee. The motion to amend the bylaws to elect the secretary, offered by Charles Hill, state immigration commissioner of Wyoming, was voted down unani mously after lengthy debate. The On al result was a rising vote of confi dence unanimously given Frank W Brown of Idaho, the present secretary Hill made it clear that his motion to amend the bylaws was intended as no reflection upon Brown, and that he had no other candidate for the office than Brown. W. R. Wallace of Utah, chairman of the committee on future policies and organization reported that the general features of the McNary-Smlth bill had been Indorsed by the resolutions com mittee and the committee on future policies and organization at a joint meeting. The committees recommend ed that the association be represented at the meeting of the League of the Southwest In Riverside, Cal., December 8 to" 10. E F. Blaine of Washington was chosen to head the committee that will represent the association at tue meeting. Members of the committee will include delegates from the several states with membership In the associ ation. The future policy of the organiza tion, outlined by Wallace and indorsed by the delegates in adopting the report of the committee, are. 1. The present plan of the organiz ation be continued. 2. The executive committee Is to ap point a committee of five on legisla tion and education, which will have charge of promoting the passage ot congressional measures desired by the association. 3. The governors of the several states In the association are to be ex offlcio members of the executive com mittee. 4. Suport of the American legion, or ganlzed labor and the United States chamber of commerce Is to be sought. 5. Annual meeting 15" To be held. 6. Reports of the secretary and treas urer are to be rendered quarterly. 7. A budget committee to take care of the finances of the association is to be appointed. The report of the finance commit tee, made by F. W. Schutlz, was virt usually the same as that of the commit tee on future policies and organization. The budget, offered by the commit tee, calls for an expenditure to July, 1922, of $19,297.20. "I hope to see the association go forward and remain an active force for the good of the West even after the passage of the necessary reclamation legislation," Wallace said. Government to Get Rum Runners Philadelphia, Pa.—Arrest? and ac tloû by the United Stntes attorney In connection with the alleged $25,000, 000 rum plot uncovered here, nmy he expected shortly, Prohibition Director Rutter Indicated Friday. A transcript of evidence implicating the head of an export firm here, a former high of ficial in the local United States secret service und others In the alleged plot will he furnished Federul Attorney Coles, Rutter said. FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSIONER STATE8 DEALERS HAVE FORM. ED PRICE COMBINE Prompt Notice Given Forthcoming Advance and Listing of Re tailers Contained In Accusations Washington—Members of the Inde, pendent Petroleum Marketers' associa tion were charged by the federal trade commission Friday with having agreed among themselves to maintain the prices and selling practices established In the state of California by the Stand ard Oil Company of California. The charges of the commission were contained in the second section of Ita report to the senate on price and com petitive conditions in the California oil Industry. The commission declared that Los Angeles officials of the Standard Oil company were notified "promptly" by a member of the marketers' association of understandings and agreements rel ative to price maintenance within that association, thereby placing the Stand ard In a better position to know when a new price advance wonld be folow ed. The commission also asserted that records since 1915 disclose that the Standard's price» In California Wave been followed generally by all mem bers of the Marketers' association. It Is declared that the association had prepared a list of peddlers and other retailers who refused to sell at the agreed prices, and held the distributers responsible, tor that class of trade would not receive supplies until the re tailers maintained the list prices. "Since the fall of 1915," the commis sion continued, "certain sales mana gers and local representatives of large marketing companies, particularly of the Standard Oil company and the Union Oil company, frequently con ferred, and usually arrived at an un derstanding aa to the differentials in the prices to be charged Individual customers and to various classes of purchasers, dard and of the Associated Oil com pany deny that these practices were either consented to or known of by the higher officials of their respective com panies. ' The commission's report tnrtfier said that the Standard Oil interest were in a "dominant position" in the Cali fornia Industry „but quoted a letter from It. K. Kingsbury, president of the California Standard, In which he de nied as was reported to the commis sion that his company waS -Adding to its holdings by gaining control of the Pacific Oil company. About 20 per cent of the stock of that company was bought by the Standard, Mr. Kingsbury wrote, in order to pro tect Its oil supply against Invading foreign interests, said by the commis sion to be the Royal Dutch-Shell group. Denial was made by officials of the Dutch-Shell interests, however, that they had bought, or were seeking to buy. Pacific OH stock. The commission set forth, among the agreements which It claimed to have found, one covering bids of oil re qiilrements of the city of Los Angeles In December, 1916. Memorandum of certain meetings of representatives of four companies—the Standard the Un ion, the Western anu the California Oil and Asphalt—showed, the commis sion said, htat they were to bid on the requirements, and that "It was agreed all should bld 1 cent off, open tank wagon market price, at the time and place of delivery. Later records showed, the commis sion added, that three of.the compan ies submitted bids at the agreed price in December, and another In January 1917. Presidents of the Stan Would Prevent Cough Paris—Paris actors hare decided to organize a campaign against the "the atre cough." Coughs, they say, have a habit of occurring at dramatic mo ments in the play and spoiling the ef fect Intended by the playwrights. There Is little excuse for 75 per cent of the "theatre coughs," according to French specialists, who say a monment's con centration will usually prevent tho cough. Western Pacific After Another Washington—The Western Pacific railroad sought autnonty from the In terstate commerce commision to obtain ownership of the Sacramento Northern, a short line In California, througn ac qulstion of its maturity stock. Many Pay Heavy Fine New York—Justice McAvoy In the criminal branch of the stats supreme court Thursday Imposed penitentiary sentences and fine totaling $6750 on nineteen individual themhers of the Marble Industry Employers' associa tion. who recently pleaded guilty to violating the Donnelly state antitrust act. The pententiary sentences were from six months to three years, but their execution was suspended provid ed they do not engage In violations of the law. SALT LAKE BUSINESS DIRECTORY I SPECIAL RUSH SERVICE ««cared If 7 «« mention this paper when writing firms Mow. GIFT MONTH turn* your thought« to this «tore. Shew canes teem with appropriate sug gestion«. Our reasonable prices ease the way. PARK JEWELERS yé» BOYD »<TYD PARK BLDG. 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Business." "Art in Fixtures !» our Salt Lake Cabinet A Future Co. BEAUTY PARLOBB CURLS, SWITCHES. Transform.tions from $1.98 up. Only human hair used. Fast prepaid mail service. Walker» (Dept.) Beauty Parlor. DEPARTMENT STORKS SEND TO WALKERS, SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, for anything you cannot get in your home stores. INFORMATION DEPARTMENT Commercial inquiries answered and information gladly furnished with out cost. Address any firm above. Changing Fashions in Hats During the last 300 years there have been more changes in hat fashions than in any other part of mea's attire. To Clean Leather The lenther on furniture should be rubbed over occasionally with a cloth dlghtly dampened with oil or with a good leather pol.sh. Sound Travels Far at Night. •On calm nights the range of audibil ity of a sound Is sometimes from ten to twenty times as groat as it is during the day. Pests Able to Travel Far. Investigations have shown that cer tain kinds of malaria-bearing mosqui toes can fly over four miles. Bullfrog Stuck to Machine A big bullfrog, although uuiuvited, took a ride In an airplane in the Phil ippines, and the pilot was unable to spill him out into the atmosphere even though he performed all the stunts of an aerial circus. St Elmo's Fire The finest displays of St. Elmo's fire are not seen on the masts and spars of vessels at sea, but on high moun tain,s where they have sometimes been observed to last as long as eight hours. They are especially common during snowstorms. Their Other Name Little Grace had been given some forget-me-nots by one of the neigh bors and she came running to her mother with them, saying: "Oh, mam ma, look at the think-of-mes Mrs. Brown gave me!" To Be Done With Discreation. "If you want to be really popular with men," says Mr. Arthur Pendenys, This, of course. "become a widow.' may be all right, but few husbands can really learn to love a wife who makes a practice of this sort of thing. —London Punch. Superstitions About Leeks Leeks are supposed to he harbingers of good fortune in Wales, aitil when one finds a leek growing on the wall about the house there Is expectation of some great happiness coming to the inmates. In olden times the leek was supposed to keep witches away. Had Older Acquaintance. Don and Hugh had been discussing their father. An argument arose. To prove his point, Don exclaimed, "Well, I guess I ought to know. live known my father nearly three years longer 'n you have!" Vulcanizing Discovered in 1834 The discovery of the process of vul canizing rubber, for which a patent was granted, was in 1834. Over-Estimate Themselves Most of those who claim that the world owes them a living are inclined to insist on living high. Then Why Be Truthful? No man* believes everything he's told; no woman believes anything he vl.'.s her.