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EDITION NEWBERRY WILL TAKE FLOOR IN DEFENSE FIGHT Senate Is Expected to Vote On Case Early Next Week Washington, it. c., .Tan. 6. -The sen ate began today to its final discussion of the Newberry case, precipitated by the contest of Henry Ford against the •eating of Senator Truman H. New berry. of •Michigan. hi« Republican op ponent in the 1918 elections and wis told by Senator Spencer, Republican of Missouri, chairman of the senate priv ileges and ejections committee that Senator Newberry himself would take the floor Monday and defend himself against the charge* which involve his campaign expenditures. The subject under an unanimous con sent agreement will remain continuous ly before the senate until disposed of. A vote is expected sometime next week. During the debate today Senator Newberry's claim to his seat was de nounced nnd defended. Crowds filled the galleries in anticipation of a bif ter fight and they could not he said to be disappointed for at the. nutsent Sen ator Caraway. Democrat of Arkansas, launched an attack on tlie* Newberry supporters for the position he said they wore preparing to take whil* Senator Spencer and S'nator Williams. T>emocrat of Mississippi soon Joined |n the debate. When Senator Spencer announced that he had been informed Senator Newberry would take the floor Mon day it was said by lenders that it would be the first time in the two years eince his election that the Michigan senator hits addressed the senate. There was also a prospect of a speech tomorrow by Senator Townsend. Mr. Newberry s Republican colleague, who was raid to be prepar'd to speak for three hours in defense .if the Junior senator from his • Tate. Senator William* had not long en tered today s debate wncn the presid ing officer was frequently forced to tap for order :is the Mississippi sena tor's shafts roduce.] laughter and oc casionally applause from the floor and the galleries. It was Mr. Williams who elicited from Senator Soenecr the «tnte vnent that Senator Newberry would •peak In his own defense Monday. Senator Williams said lie desired t« hear the defense to bo offered In th* hope that Mr. Newberry could giv« reasons whv he altotild retain his Mil and "not dis*rae* not only hia o«'« good faniib', but the ~o©d family .or v •*T have known his family a long time.” continued Mr. Williams. I nm verv fond of them They have lived straight and useful lives. 1 knew hi* wife * fa mil) and thev wore citizens Of which this nation could be proud. Thfy made their money in the right way and T hope N* -an explain away these charge* for I have nothing personally against him.” Therr was •:«■< hurled at the New hrrrv mm.m. .rtei •. the prediction by Pena tor Heflin Democrat of Alabama, that 'the American people will lash on* of the senate chamber every man j (Continued on Tags Two.) FOUR ARE HURT IN AUTOMOBILE WRECK Rpeclal to Tlie Chieftain. DELTA, c'oio., Jan. 6 Major John Charles worth of this city was seri ously injured last night in pit auto mobile accident while three other or. ■ upant.o of the ear received minor In juries when the loose steering gear of the machine , auned tho 'nr to turn turtle. Major <*har|esworth wan Tin ned under th. car and wise taken t«> a Montrose hospital in an unconscious . ondltlon. The others in tho car were Miss Wtldene Allentharp and mother. Mrs. Irn Allentharp and Mrs. R. C. Kgnew. all of Delta. The party was returning from Montrose when tho ac cld« nt 0< > urrod. REPUBLICANS SEEK STRONG SENATE LEADER (By MARK RI'LLI VAN) WASHINGTON, D. r.. Jan. H. The state of mind of Republican leaders In tin* senate can only bo described as little less than excited. It is not that the death of Penrose us such ban made any difference. Penrose, during his •ickne.M* <»f more than a year, has beep a llnblllty and an embarrassment to tip- Republican leaders rather than the tower of strength lie wan In his prime. It was In fact, Penrose's yielding to the farm bloc that gnvn the bloc Its start. If Penrose at the beginning of this session had been his old self, ho v <>uid have ntood up publicly for the conviction bo expressed privately that the farmers' emergen* y tariff net was ••pure bunk." But Penrose, in his weakness and tho fear of ids own prerogative thst accompanied ids weakness, undertook to save the ap pearance of power for himself by yield lug it* efisencr It was ids giving up to tlie westerrt senators on the farmers’ tariff that largely gave the farm Ido tin momentum it now has. Fen rose in his prltn«' would base fought the farm blot •»<! caatfgated them with a . lir n ami wit Ire, nnd bv ruthless en forcement of party discipline might readily lmv« headed off lids as ho has head'd off man* another incipient re bellion. It is not Pen rope's death ns up h that Hh>- started the Republican lender- to running round in circles. It is rather that Penrose's death lr»«» called con spicuous attention to Hie state of things and has caused the Republican *». 111 rr - to take excited and belated ac tion in the direct lull of seeing what the} <an do about h. \ ; to the farm THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN FIFTY-FOURTH YEAR THE BRIDE’S FATHER SHOULD TRY NOT TO LOOK TOO RELIEVED BURGH DENIES REPORT HE TRIED TO END LIFE Prosecution TJe'-.uttiil Witness j Testifies lie Believes Prisoner Is S.nie j Ix»a Angeles. Cal., Jan. 6. The |aeventh week of the trial of Arthur C. I Burch for the alleged murder of J. [ Belton Kennedy ended late today with | taking of testimony still -in progress- I Judge Sidnev N. l>«v« in announcing adjournment until Monday told th*i Jurors to bo prepared for night sessions next week I Dr. Taituis J. Webber, alienist, called |by the prosecution |n rebuttal was un der cross-examination during the cn -1 tire afternoon .-•••««ion nnd will tnke the stand again Monday. Dr. Webber testified to a belief that I Burch was "simulating insanity'* and declared he found no indication of ! mental d*rangemont In the defendant | Burch this afternoon denied a re i port made by i deputy sheriff that he (had tried t«< Jump over a railing from the second to the first floor of the county Jail while on hin way to tho 'courtroom The deputy said he pulled J Burch hack w hen h*> was half wa>* |ovcr the railing "Th* truth of the mat | ter was that 1 stumbled.” the prisoner said. "As 1 did so I caught the deputy' I a bout the neck and 1 w.us a» no time in danger of falling over the railing. If I I wanted to commit suicide as has b«*n (Continued on Pago Two.) bloc there isn't much theiy can do. Tho bloc has economic solidarity and the cheerfully imposed group discipline that flows from unity of economic in terest. That Is exactly what the older and more eastern Republicans have nol. As between the farmer bloc nnd the older Republican leaders. It Is difficult for the present, at leant to se«. any out* come except pretty general victory on the part of tho bloc. At least it will be cither victory for the purely trans- Mississippi farmer Idoc or for a middle of-the-road group I'd by McCormick of Illinois. Yenroot of Wisconsin nnd n few more of the mlddlow••stern slntes. But aside from ways and means of Opposing the farmer bine, there nro sotno other more practli able thins.* that the Republican leader* nr-' cop. sldrring. First of all. some of them are surveying the country t*> what thev can do in the way of adding tral strength to the senate a« a whole. For the immediate present th.»y he serrhlng Pennsylvania to send the strongest possible man to lake Pen rose's place. ~\ little further ahead. In May. Pennsylvania will name two long-term senators for tin filling out of th® terms of both Penrose and Knox, and tlie Republican lenders ar* going to do theli i si •• - ■ « to It thftt theas two new Pennsylvania senators shall bo men who will const it ute a first step inward restoring tho senate t.. its strength "f ton years ago Doing a little further afield. Hie Re publican lenders sec that three are some senatorshlps now held b\ Dem ocrats as to which the Republicans may reasonably hope fo make a fairly • ■en Tight In tlie elections lid* PUEBLO. COLO.. SATURDAY. JANUARY 7. 1922. LAS ANIMAS COMMERCE CLUB BANQUET IS WELL ATTENDED Special to The Chieftain. I Las Animas. Colo.. Jan. •.—Speaking SCOTTISH RITE HEAD TO VISIT-PUEBLO SOON (•rand Comfhander John If. Cowles, head of the Scottish Rlto Masons of the United States will be In Pueblo on February 9 and 1“. An elaborate pro gram i- being arranged for bis enter tainment while in the city. The entire Southern Colorado t’on alstorv. number will bo addressed by Cowles on February i». This means that between 400 and .*.OO Masons will b • in the eity at that time. On Feb ruary 10 |t is being planned for Cowles to address a public gathering. Cowles will be in Colorado only four days, two of which will be here, nnd th** two preceding. February 7 nnd $. will be In Denver. While In Colorado he will be the guest or Governor Alva Adam*, of this -ity. who is the in spector general in Colorado. Cowles and Adam* are 33rd degree Masons. At n meeting Friday, the Scottish Rites Masons of the city appointed a committee to prepare the entertain ment and program while Cowles l* here Cowles Is touring the country nnd speaking on educational advan tages year. Among the states in question are Rhode Island. Ohio. Missouri and w>'»ming. In Th‘.x#> states, and else* where the Republicans arc going to tuke pain* to put up strong senatorial onndidatcK. For opposing Pomerenc of Ohio the Washington leaders suggest one of two of the ablest nnd most ex |K*rlenced congressmen from «»hlo, or for that matter, from any state, namely Fess and I«ongworth. Homo go even so far as to say that n member of the cabinet. Horry Daugherty, should be put up to op pose Pomerone. Ho far ns that go os. If he chose, and If the president chose t>. give him a franchise t•» do it. Daugh erty «.*. a cabinet member could be ai most as strong a senate loader a* if he were |n the senate. “f all the intimate remedies fyr their plight proposed by the Republican leaders, the quickest and easiest would l»e for I larding to assume leadership himself If Harding should accept that role, be would undoubtedly carry it out thru ids cabinet Not onl> Daugherty hut Weeks and Fail could do much to ward-- guiding the older Republicans In the senate If Harding would give them the word 111 a different wn\. two Ollier mem bers of tlie cabinet. Hoover and Wal la* r could ha\< almost a- much weight with the progressive and farmer bln. senators their own leaders within the senate have. Harding, if lie rhn«c, c**uld bad congress h> working thru iris cabinet n* well a- by direct contact. Tills course has been strong!) urged upon the president but so fay In has • bow i, t i sign- of adopting it Hop) right. Bv Tlie Now Yolk Hi piling Post. Inc.) on tho subject. "Why Belong to a Chamber of Commerce." Rimer Peter sen of the extension department of the University of Colorado, before more thHn 76 men at the annual dinner of the Das Animas Commerce club last night brought out strongly the facta of tho worth of civic organizations ua community builders and as tho center of tho educational and social growth of a city.. The dinner, which was held in Ma sonic hall was served by tho Indies of First Bnptlst church. George Cunning, secretary of the Commerce club presided at the dinner In the absence of Stanley Scott, vice president, who was called case yester day afternoon by tho illness of bio mot her. The first speaker of the evening was ‘"aptain Wleber of the naval hospital at Fort Lyon. Ho spoko of his sorrow at being forced to leave this section and expressed Ills thanks to the peo ple of Las Animas and of tho state of Colorado for their courtesy and friend liness nt all times. Captain Wleber will leave tho fort because of Its be ing turned into a war risk hospital. Chaplain Thomas, also of Fort Lyon follow'd Captain Wleber ami he paid a high tribute to tho peoplo of this city. Dr Dethridge. who assumes com mand of the fort March 1, was another speaker of tho evening. Senator W. O. Peterson, as a repre sentativc'of the Pueblo commorco club was one of the principal speakers of the evening. In a clear, concise way he outlined the policy of Pueblo on the subject of flood prevention. Me made ii especially plain Hint the people of Pueblo and Pueblo county expected to pnv for this flood prevention work nnd that it would be for their protection and not especially f->r the protection of the people down tho valley. As a member of the advisory hoard who has gone over the various plans, he ex plained the three and the cost of each and said that while each of the plans had their good points, popular opinion seemed to favor that of the reservoir at Bock Creek canon. He sakl. hnw-| ever, that for the time being the plans In being completed at a cost of $200,000 | were at a standstill because of the necessity of passing a state law cover ing the project. He said that for this reason a special session of tlie legi-<- (Contlnued on Page Two.) GOV. SHOUP'S NIECE IS DEAD IN TEXAS F.L PA HO, Texas. Jan. 0 Mrs. John T. Hold, nlore of Governor Bhnup of Colorado, died here today. Him was iife honorary president of the Parent- Teachers' association of Ysleta. n town 12 miles from here. She will be burled in Memphis. Tenn. JUDGE TULLY SCOTT IS CRITICALLY ILL DENYKFi Jan. ''..—Justice Tullv Scott of the Colorado miprctn*' court Is reported thin morning to bn In a very critical condition following a relapse which he suffered nt his home here Thursday afternoon. Hi' - health lias be. n very poor since lie stifferod a stroke of paralysis last February and during the la*»f two weekn If has grown steadily worse. 1 .it tie hope I* held out for his recovery by attending phy sicians. DE VALERA POSTPONED DECISION TO RELINQUISH PRESIDENTIAL POSITION Some Say He Will Wait Until Dail Votes Today On Treaty; Lloyd George Declares Move Favors Peace Pact Dublin. Jan. 6.—(By Tho Associated Press) —Kamonn Do Valera today be fore the Daii Elreann resigned Ills post us president of the Irish republic. Later, however he was understood to say that ho would postpone his de cision to leave office pending a vote on tlie peace treaty with Great Britain if tlie vote was taken within 48 hours.' Ho coupled iris resignation with the statement that, whatever happened ho would retire to privato life; but also in tho same breath he spoko of select ing a naw cabinet if ho was reelected , chief executive. From these conflicting assertions tlie inference was drawn by thoso attend ing the question of tho Dail Kireann that if the treaty was rejected Mr. Da Valera would remain in office and en deavor to negotiate a new treaty with the British government on tho basis of Ills alternative proposal but that if the Dail accepted the treaty he would definitely retire rrom public, life. The Dail adjourned this evening at 7 o’clock to meet again tomorrow for a further discussion of the treaty. Sov AGED JAP STATESMAN DIES IN TOKIO HOME Marquis Shigenobu Okuma, Former Premier Served Country Many Years Tokio, Jan. 6.—(By Tho Associated Press)—Marquis Shigenobu Okuma, Japanese octogonerlan statesman, died at Ills homo here today. "Washington. Jan. 6.—(By Tho As associated Press) —Advices to tho Jap anese embassy toduy said that Mar quis Okuma, tho venerablo Japanese statesman, who is ill In Tokio, hud passed into a state of coma and that physicians had given up hopu tor ms recovery. In collection with tho report of The critical illness of Usurnn, it was point. **d out hero today that a court custom in Japan frequently prohibits the un nouncement of the death of a distin guished Japanese until the court has nnd an opportunity to bestow a post humus decoration and arrange for an elovatlop in court ranking. Marquis Okuma as ono of tlie genero,*tor elder' statesmen, as well as ueing the out standing tiguro of Japanesu national life would come under the scope of tills custom. Therefore, some of the ex-premier's friends In Washington thought today that it was possible he may already have passed away, ultho no official an* nounccnit .it to iii'ii i nert nas i.ceii re ceived here. Okuma is known ns tho "grand old man" of Japanese and has taken a pre eminent part In tho tlfo of his coun try for several decades. Ho was par ticularly interested In tho promotion of a good understanding between Ills own country and the United States and made it n point to rccelvo at his beau- j 1 1 fii 1 home In Tokio all visiting Amer icans of not*. Encumbered with a wooden leg' necessitated by a wound received when an attempt was made to M“*msslnat** | him In 1888. be won tho adinirution of hi* fellow citizens by his extraordinary physical as well ms mental activity. This physical affliction brought on serious illness from time to tlm** and it was frequently reported In Tokio that Okuma was rlther dying or dead. Ills proud claim was that ho would outlive Wn Ting Fang, tlm eminent Chineso statesman who still Is living, nnd is understood to have an un recorded wager with Okuma that he, Wu Ting Fang, would live to bo 125 years of ngo. CHINA TURNS DOWN JAPANESE RAILROAD PLAN; SHANTUNG CONVERSATIONS ADJOURN SINE DIE WASHINGTON, O. r , January fi) ißy the Associated Press.)- The Shantung conversations between tin* Japanese and Uhineso dejegatc.s were adjourned sine die Into today when the Chinee declined to accept i Jap anese counter proposal for payment for the Klao-C'luiw-Tisinnnfu railway by a fifteen year loan redeemable by I'hina in live years upon six months notice. Japanese delegates found unaccept able Hie two Chinese alternative pro posals, "In their present form,” pro viding for « single Inirmslinto cash payment or Installments covering twelve yearn with an option In take up remaining notes within t shorter period. The Chinese offer Included the appointment of ft Japanese chief engineer. Tile Japanese offer was Japan's "final suggestion” for a settle inent of the question of control of the disputed ralhvny. declared to be the the t ’ ' vers)'. Mnsnnno Hanlhnrn one "f tho Japant ( delegate • t«• •« • l newspapet correspondents after the meeting, lie added that the Chinese Imd declined thii offer but said there might be another meeting tomorrow or Mon day. The Japanese, he said, had no in tention a.t the present time of asking intervention by Arthur J. Balfour and Secretary Hughes, altho lie said the Chinse might consult with the heads of the British nnd American delega tions Under whose "good offices, the conversations were begun s-'vcral PRICE FIVE CENTS eral of tho members told tho Associat ed Press tonight that a vote on the treaty undoubtedly would bo taken beforo 7 o’clock Saturday evening. Supporters of tho treaty continued to express confidence that it would be ratified by a small majority but tlie peoplo of Dublin are showing great (Continued on Page Two.) $10,000,000 RUM PLOT IS PROBED Four Secretly Indicted By Grand Jury In Liquor Investigation CLEVELAND, Ohio, Jan. 6.—Cleve land today was the center of activity in an alleged ten million dollar liquor withdrawal conspiracy and bootlegging plot involving prominent men follow ing the arrwt of four men who were secretly indicted at tho last session of the federal grand jury here. Those under arrest are: Harry g. Lynn, head of tho Lynn Company, wholesale drug firm of Akron; Martin Burke, head of Pitts burg hardware concern; George Mar tino. treasurer, and Claude Madclene, secretary of the Lynn Company. All wero churged with conspiracy to vio late the national prqhlbitaiou act. NO LEGISLATURE CALL BEFORE FEBRUARY 15 Special to Tho Chieftain. Denver, Colo., Jan. 6.—Gov. O. H. Shoup has not istap-d definitely wnetn cr he will call a siieclal session of the slate b'gisiaturc to consiuer legis lation asked by the people of Pueblo regarding the creation of a conser vancy district to provide means to pre vent further dla&atroiia floods, it. did state, however, that no special would bo catted betoru February 15. It is Intimated that tho peoplo of thoso counties, which would be ocno filtcd by the opening of a tunnei un der James Peak to permit tho exten sion of tho Moffat railroad, are pre paring to present a petition to the gov •.rnor asking that a law bo pusß«*d which would permit counties to bond i themselves fr*r the construction of a tunnel if they desire to Just ns the law permits communities to create ir rigation districts nnd sell bonds for tlie construction of such projects. I The governor Intimated that lie wanted to bo sure that the people of Pueblo knew exactly what sort of a district it was desired to form before lie would call the legislators. DENVER BARBER DEAD OF WOOD AICOHOL DENVER, Jan. 6.—William Brown, barber, found dead In his room early this morning died of heart dlseose in duced by wood alcohol, according to Deputy Coroner George Bout wick, who Investigate*l tlie death. Brown had been drinking denatured alcohol ac cording tho deputy coroner. Brown Is the first wood alcohol victim in Denver so far this year. weeks ngo, in an attempt to settle the dispute "outside the arms conference." Dr. Wellington Kno of tlie Chinese* delegation was less communicative immediately after the meeting. "Tho situation is quit* critical. - * Dr. Kon said, "and I do not want to say anything hantily. We may. however, decide to make a statement later to night." Tlio Japanese proposal, which the Chinese declined, \vas bnned on direct instructions from Tokio. The proposal. Mr. Hanlhnra said, provided for the restoration to China "f tho Kino-Chow Tslnnnfu line by means of the fifteen year loan thru Japnnosr* capitalists. China, lie said, would linvo full title to the road but would ngroe to desig nate Japanese traffic manager and chief aceoutit and If the loan were re deemed the obligation to retain Jap anese experts Would cense, "unfortun ately \v» were unable to reach mi agreement today,*' bo continued, "but wi may meet tomorrow <»r Monday We feel that our position is entirely clear but China says that our latest proposition t is not acceptable The Chine*** delegates proposed an Imme dlate cash payment for tlie Referred payments but we do not desire tn *»< il to Chinn Hie railroad property. "Tho original proposition of tlie Jnp nnese government was to make the railroad a Joint Chlno-Jnpnnesc enter prise. you must remember that this road is now Japanese property but a*» China expressed the wish to have .a share in It we expressed our accord Weather Otoserally fair north and aalt, unsettled southwest portion Saturday somewhat higher temperature eastern portion. VIOLATORS OF NAVAL WARFARE CODE OUTLAWED Horrors of Late War Are Banned By Work of Arms Conference WASHINGTON, D. C. t Jan. S—(By the Associated Prose.)—A five power contract to impose tho age-old pen alties for pirucy against naval com manders who violate accepted laws of naval warfare was approved today by the armament committee of the Wash ington conference. It completed the Hoot formula for suppression of L r « boat terrorism at sea and the commit tec then moved forward toward a pro scription of gas .warfare on sea or land. Again Mr. Root drew tho reso lution to effect the prohibition. Again an immediate flvo-power contract to abandon gas or other similar chemical weapons ms beyond the pale of human tolerance is proposed to be worked out later by world agreement into tho fabric of international law. And again it seemed certain that, under Ameri can initiative war in future would b© stripped of other* of tho horror* tier man ingenuity let loose upon tho world. Italy gave prompt adhesion to tho anti-gas project as a •'real atop In th© path of progress and civilisation.’* Adjournment of tho committee pre vented tho views of other delegation* from being prosented but all were said to favor tho ban on gn» warfare. As tho naval experts shaping tech nical questions in the naval limitation sections of the forthcoming treaty still were wrangling over definitions to make clear tho agreements they have already re*.-hod the armament com mittee adjourned on call. Ths navy men toiled all day in tho hope of con cluding tonight hut without success. They will complete their work tomor row however, and the full committee will be in a position to resume Monday with tho way clear for quick framing or the naval limitation treaty and Its omnibus burden of allied under standings and declarations. It was not definitely decided tonight whether the nntl-gas declaration was to bo incorporated in the voluminous treaty that will l>e enquired to cover the naval understandings. It mav h.» rut forth as a separate product of the conference If final approval'is given the Root prohibitory resolution. It seemed more Jikely, however, that it would go into tho general treaty soon (Continued on Pag© Two.) NEBRASKA GOVERNOR DENOUNCES FARM BLOC Predicts Failure For Move ment In Address Before Penvcr Association Denver. Jan. 6 —The agricultural bloo or any other "class movement - * has n<» plnco In America declared t.overnor Samuel U. McKclvin of Nebraska in on address - today before the Penvee l*|vie and Commercial association. "The p* oplo of tho United States *r* bound by common interest- and It 1« difficult to ndvnnco the Interests of nn > one class without doing Injury to others" the governor said. He predict ed failure of the agricultural bloc In the senate. • If the agricultural bloc should pm'a successful we will soon find ©Ur •*- ecutlvn bodies sharply divided Into groups representing various class movement and Interests—labor. fi nance. Industry, and so on. Divisions representing various sections would he arrayed against on eh other each seek ing only Its own selfish onda. We al ready have the social bloc.** and said we would let the Chinese In on a fifty per cent basis but this was not aceeptnhln to them Thev wanted to take over all the railroad. Ho wc went still further We w-re ready lo give tho title or the mllrond entirely to Chinn, hut we could not give tip nil our Interest in the prop er! v. "So we planned to make the transfer in the form of 11 railway loan, lit*- term* of which should he no different from others similar railway agreement in which China has entered Into with other powers. Under such a disposi tion of the question Japan would have the right to furnish the traffic man ager and chief accountant with the understanding that they were to 1•• appointed by China.** Mr. Ilanlhnra said that Japan wns not vitally concerned ovnr the value of the railroad hut pointed out that the reparations commission had placed the vain*' at the t|nie the Herniara left tin* railroad at U.OCO.bOO gold dol- Ini s. A CluheMs newspaper correspondent said: "Suppose China sa \ s to you: ■ Iloro'«i the money for the railroad now - .* would Japan take it” "Such plan." Mr. Ilanlhnra replied. "In not ncceptnhle to our government. Our object Is to bring about n better understanding between Japan and China and we do not want .a question like tho raising of money bv China, which might be difficult but which the Chinese would succeed In doing in a hurst of patriotism to hurt the feel ings between lho two countries."