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EDITION SHOUP DISCUSSES FLOOD PROBLEMS WITH PUEBLOANS Chief Executive Says He be lieves Extra Session Will Be Called COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.. March II.—(By The Associated Press.) —Fol- lowing an extended conference with * delegation of Pueblo officials, Gov ernor Oliver 11. Shoup tonight de clared that he is going thoroly Into ♦he matter of a special session of the legislature for tlu* passage of flood relief measures before Issuing a call. The delegation today, consisting of John M. Jackson and George Stumpf. members or th city council, w. O. Peterson, state senator, and Thomas Johnson, chief of police, urged that the session he called. Governor Shoup said that it is his i ballet that the session will be held. »'Uy officials returning from Colo* j r«Jo Springs yesterday where they ! had a special meeting with Governor! Shoup in regard to calling an extra I session of the state legislature for the j passing of a. measure to eliminate | flood hazards in Pueblo, said tlm flood prevention bill was completed and that tlK*y believed the legislature would convene in April. Commissioners John M. Jackson, George Stumpf and Chief of Police T. G. Johnson motored to Colorado Springs yosterday to encourage the governor in calling the special session. The Moffat tunnol bill It is unVr •tood. will bo presented with the flood, prevention bill, if the legislature is convened. Governor Shoup on his return from a Texas vacation trip to his horn.* in Colorado Springs, is reported to have given out a statement last week, that he believed that neither of the hills would he completed iu tinv to call a special session of *ho legislature in March. This is believed t.» have in spired th»‘ trip of the city counciltnen to interview the governor. AIRPLANES BOMBARD INSURGENT FORCES Ration.' Also Propped to Offi <-ot « Hesiogod By (iold .'line Strikerb JOHANNESBURG, L’nion of South Africa. March 11 Operations against Hu- Baud g* id mine strikers continued today in the vicinity of Pretoria lhe Gcimlntoii railway revolution arte, n • leuvily bombed but they persi i . . ittempl to da man th** railway Tht lino, howotrttr. had bec„ repaired ..n h..th • .-aslnn* <me comm -: do. f;v •• hundred strong which nail hj. .•(.( ,!, j in pji.wj i- up j. irt .if the railway at Drlefoiitrht wn* located and !>otiilicil by <n airplane. The air- Plan- dropped ratio?.* .. number of detached poll? officers besieged l»v the* strikers. Premier Smuts In an Interview said ♦he response to th*- government's ill to form commandos had been magnifi cent Farm* r» and others, men of . very ■ hade of political opriion insta ritlv tn foiled. he said. Government force* ha.*- captured the Important positions M Lteuoni and Dunswart, together with mnnv pi ;v --oners. The government casualties wre . light. MARRIED MAN KILLS GIRL AND HIMSELF MINK,ii.A. 1. March n |.. furiated when Miss Virginia Forget. * ; Pt - ,r old, Igughod at ! - dt in uid that site ref , Uttcntl-.n- from other nun. William Magee , K •arpenti-r. ; vear« ..Id, today shot and killed the girl, then turned the w-apon on him srlf. lie died two hour* later. Mage,- who is'surviv-'d i.. j. wife an I two children is said i*v tt . police • • I"'" «.>nf«ssed Just bef.-c nr died innt * wn * infatuated with tl-., Klr : who w.s a bookke- per In the ,ff. , f j, . tire of the Peace Wo.-tv. . She Was alone in tho office win,, Magee lied late today and tipr.-ilded her for accepting attentions and gifts from other men, police said. “She drove ;ne Insane when • she sneered nt nic,” Magee Is said to have told the police, ••and T shot h- r. 1 was In love with her. I told her that | truly loved her and asked her to dis continue attentions to other men. >»h ' only sneered at me and I shot hot.* MATTRESS FACTORY TO BE LOCATED HERE A mattress factory is to bo located in Pueblo ns the result of a conference of ,M. Ftein nnd M. Neironberg, rep resentatives of the I'olorndo Mattress company with the Coinmerco club n«w Industries committee. Monday after noon. The committee and th** two represen tatives Inspect ml several bMlding rites Monday . For thirteen years the Colo rado Mattress romper** hat *"»u in operation In Denver. The factory in Pusblo w- CM'i « pirmnnent industry to opotmt* on .a iarge scale. THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN FIFTY-FOURTH YEAR MISSING CASHIER OF KANSAS BANK TAKEN BY POLICE La Junta Chief of Police Makes Capture of Official of Kansas Institution O. J. Matthews, missing cashier of the Osuwathomtc State Bank of Otta wa to ml o, Kansas, and alleged em bezzler of funds from that hank, wan arrested at. 3 o’clock Monday morning by Chief of Police Hose at Da Junta and is being held in Otero county Jail nt I« Junta awaiting the arrival of a Kansas offli'er. Matthews was taken from a Santa Fe passenger train while he was en route from California to Kansas City, it is said. Thp arrest was the result of an ac cident. almost, it is said. Sunday ( Ghief Rose received a confidential telegram from a friend in a New Mexico city, stating that Matthews I was on Santa Fe train, No. 2, and to! pick him up as he was wanted in Os- j awatomle, Kansas. Rose telegraphed, the bunk officials asking if Mat- ’ thews was still wanted and received j an affirmative reply Just twenty mtnu- j tea before train time. He hurried to! the station and when the train came, in. arrested the missing cashier on a; description previously obtained. It is said that Matthews admits his | identity and that he Is wanted in Kan- , sas. He had no baggage and only $7 j in money on his person. It is said he has been missing since the middle of February. SECOND TRIAL OF DALTON CONTINUED CHICAGO, March 13.- Tim second trial of William Dalton. 17-year-old high school student, on charges of tak ing $772,000 of bonds from the North ern Trust company, was continued to day because his eounsel was engaged in another trial. The Jury disagreed at his first trial. N. Y. BOMB BLAST KILLS TWO PERSONS M.W York. March ll.— Two per sons were killed tonight in an explo sion on Fast Seventy-sixth street. Re ports to jmdire headquarters said the explosion was ,-auscd by a bomb. UNION FAILS IN ATTEMPT TO BAR RAILROADS FROM HEARING I «'llrrAGO. March 13.—An attempt i to bar u number of ralironds from the j present wage hearings before the l*nl- , ted State, railroad labor hoard failed today when vice chairman Ben W. , Hooper rule,| against evidence pre sented by railway employes to show that, the roads had violated the law nnd therefore have no standing be fore the board. The ruling brought lout the fact that action on case* in volving three roads, charged with vio ilatlon of the transportation net. br- . cans,, of contracting shop work to outside firms is expected soon. , The question at issue, vice chairman* Hooper said, was one of the most |m- I portan* the board has faced. If such! contract work were declared legal, j,e j declared, the ground would be cut I out from under thh: hoard and the vitala of the transportation ad would be killed. • ’uses against the i; r |e. the Indiana? Marl,or Rett and the New York t’en-'j j Aral are now pending before the board. All involve th* subletting of shop' work to contractors, all of whom nr** paying lower wages than the scale set Mr railroad shopmen by the board. The ruling was made over the vig orous protest of B. M Jewell, head of tho whop crafts unions; who assor ted that if shops were to be closed' by the railroad one day and opened b> a contractor at lower wages, the , next, the railroads were setting tin j example which might convince the - employes ‘•that the very small number we have termed radicals were right ? and tim gre;,t majority of *an« cm- « ployos is 1"0 per ,-ent wrong ” ' | Mr. Jewell's nttempt to rule out the i contra, ting characters came after h* j presented testimony intended to show i that proper conferences, according to | the requirements of the transport a- l t!on net. had been held prior t.. bring- , lug wage disputes to the board on . numerous railroads. I n some cases, , BONUS BILL TO BE DISPOSED OF BY THE HOUSE NEXT WEEK WASHINGTON. March 13. -Repuh 11* an loaders w ere confronted todav With tho possibility that they might be unable to bring about a vole in the I house on the compromise soldiers' bonus bill under suspension of the rules next Monday. With a fnvorablo re port of the measure by the way*, and means committee promised by Uhalr man Fordney. they generally were agreed that tho bill should be disponed of by the house early next week. Inability. however, to ascertain Whether Speoker GUM? who is in Florida with President Harding, would enterialn a motion to suspend the rules, which would require a two-thirds vote for passage ~r the bill and would auto matically bar nil amendments roupb*d with reports that he might decline to do so threw the whole question of pro cedure Into the air. Republican members of the wavs ami means committee, who at a morning meeting, decided to proceed w ith their I PUEBLO. COLO., TUESDAY. MARCH 14. 1922. |Mr Jew ell charged, roads did not give tho required thirty days notice of their wage adjustment proposals, that, they submitted a fixe,] reduction fori acceptance or rejection and there was no real endeavor made to actually negotiate a new scale. SHOUP’S MESSENGER THREATENED BY KLUX j meonre Gross, President Of j .Were Organization, is Told I<> I,pavo Denver | DKNVKR, Mnrch 13 -A threaten ' ing letter, ordering him to loavo the • itv and purporting to be from the Ku Klux K,an, was received today by George Gross, negro messenger to Oliver 11. Shoup. t’olonel Patrick J. Hamrock. adju tant general of the state, and Attorn «•; General Victor Keyes immediately started an investigation into the source of the letter. Gross Ik president of the local as s'’. int lon f,»r the advancement of the colored people, which has file.! a pro- j t» ?*: with the attorney generul against tl application recently present.*l to Secretary ~f State t’nrl Mllllken for! iiWnrpurntloii "f ill" local K?i Klux 1 Klnu organization. Gross formerly I lived in i’olorndo Springs. The letter l merely ordered Gross to leave the city I ar.d threatened • We will get vou If I you don’t.” | Plans for a report of the measure at the meeting of the full committee scheduled for tomorrow despite objec tions to its provisions voiced by Sec retary Mellon nnd Comptroller of the . currency Crisslngcr hold n conference Inter In the day with members of the Republican steering committee* and several others, including Representa •l 'e Walsh of Massachusetts*, acting speaker nnd Representatives J>*«* of | Ohio and Towner of lowa. [ It was agree at thin meeting not to n.ik*- a final decision ns to procedure until tin* views of the speaker could I’*' learned. In case be opposed the I suspension of rules program it was' said that the bill probably would be , brought up early next week under a' ruin which altho It would require only •« majority vote on final passage anil ! cub! be drafted to prevent amend- i hunts from the floor would permit the (Continued on Pago Two.) SOME OTHER TIME MAYBE Odd And Interesting ! Chicago, hi.. M.r. ,*.—a father and three children, the oldest * b»»y 1 of 12 years old lay dead of gas today as the result, of an alleged •’moon shine” party in their home. Tho con dition of Hie mother Is critical. A nolo *<-rawled on n piece of soiled (taper found on the kttclien table amid overturned bottles of whisky gave tho only clew to tk> tragedy. ”1 must go,” read tl»e message, be- i llcved to have been scribbled by the j father, before l»e turned on tin* gas. 1 'Hie dead an* Jolui IJpinskl utul his three eltlldren. AKRON, Colo., Mar. 13.—Newton Myers, a rancher, is under arrest here today following tin* mysterious shoot ing Saturday night iof John Stack lionse, a neighbor. In his home, 50 miles soutlieost of Akron. Three shots were fired at Stark house thru the wooden wall of liis house m he lay in bed Saturday night. The first shot struck him In tho leg nnd the other two bulged in the bed ns he leaped out onto the floor. Stackhouse, who won not seriously injured, saddled a horse and rode to the home of Scott Donald, a neighbor. I>nnnld took Stackhouse to Yuma, when* he reecivcd medical rare. Myers wan arrested when footprints In tin* sandy s«»ll Were allege,! to hare been discovered lending from III* homo to liwt of Stackhouse.. ,\ neighbor hood quarrel has Men in progress In tlie district. | | DUNVKII. Mar. 13.—.\fier search l *og twenty-four hours for a horse drawn hearse, an undertaker found our today in the basement of a loenl livery stable and a* n result, the Inst wish of Mrs. I7lln M. Sears, wlf'e of a ■ prominent Denver physician, will be fulfillVd. Upon licr deatlibetl. Mrs. | Scar*, who was *0 year* old. asked i that no motor-driven vehicle he |*rr | mitted In l»er funeral procession. Dr. j M. 11. Sears, licr husband, roniini*- j sinned a local undertaker to fulfill his wife’s request. I Tin* undertaker discovered It had ; Itccn ten year* si nee n horse drawn j hearse had taken Its place In h fu- ‘ j tternl ptxM*e*sion in Denver. When < about to give up I tope of finding I lie | hearse, someone n*ttH*nihere«l the old I i vehicle In the stable basement. The undertaker this afternoon en gaged in n search for enrrlsges to no | I txnnnnslnie friends of tho family. Only a few of these are to Is* found in Den-J ver. I OMAHA. Neb.. Nlar. 13.—A train load of Mennoultes front Haskett. Manitoba. < anndn. stopped briefly in Omaha last night on their Journey from their former colony near the Canadian bonier to TOtttxm, Mexico. Members of tin* party gave a ntitnber of reason* for um'lnff* among tliem fielng an ohjeetlon to a law requiring | them to tench Ktigllsli to the grow ing i generation. ••We are German* and want our children to he German*.” Benjamin i Fnher, ono «*f them was quoted ns saying. \ majority of the ,*n|,ini«i, *r,« of German nativity, nltlio some nu.**lnti* (ContinutU on Pago Two J GOVERNMENT HAS LITHE HOPE OF AVERTING BIG COAL STRIKE WASHINGTON, March 13.-Wttl« hope for averting a strike in the union ized bituminous coni fields on April 1, was held out today In those official circle* which aro most concerned with the repented governmental at tempts to bring about nn adjustment of wage agreement difierences. PROMOTER IS ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED SWINDLE Seymour .T. Cox Charged With Using 'fails To Defraud Of $1,000,000 NKW YORK, March 13.—Alleged to hav© used the mails to defraud Invest ors out of $1,000,000 by the sale of | worthless oil atockx, Stymour J. Cox, promoter, was arrested tonight !*i thy Broad wo y theatrical district. I The warrant for Cox's arrest was Issued by United States CommtsTon or Dotiglas of Houston, Texas, where the promoter operator operated a* head of tho Cox Roalizntlon corpora tion, a concern capitalized at $20,000.- 000 Post office Inspector Weldon who accompanied police In search for Cox said he had been sought since Febru ary 2*. the trial leading first to Michi gan, then thru several nouthern states and finally to New Y*rk. Cox was fastidiously attired and wore a pair c»f leather puttees, which, he said, "all prominent businessmen of Hous ton” affected. HIGHEST COURT RULES AGAINST STATE JURISDICTION OF I. C. C. WASHINGTON*. March 13.—'The In ' terstato commoroe commission wan , held today by the supreme court to bo without authority to authorize or compel tho abandonment of r strictly state railroad. Tho decision, which was handed down in n case brought by the state of Texas against tho Eastern Texas Railroad company. to prevent that toad from dismantling tinder an order issued by tho commission, declared! that where a railroad lies entirely within a single state, is owned and op erated by a corporation of that state, and is not a part of another line and where It continued operation cannot be of more than local concern, the com mission was without Jurisdiction. "Interstate and foreign commerr* will not he burdened or affected by any shortage in the earnings nor will any carrier In any surly commerce have to | bear or make good !»to shortage." of the Eastern Texas railroad, Judge Van PRICE FIVE CENTS SENATE WILL VOTE TODAY ON FIRST OF PROPOSED CHANGES TO 4-POWER PACIFIC TREATY Another All-Day Onslaught On Pact’s Provisions Ends In Unanimous Agreement To Begin Voting At 4 o’Clock This Afternoon WASHINGTON, March 13. Op ponents of tho four power Pacific treaty loosed another series of broad sides against the pact today in the sen ate, but slackened their onslaught Just before adjournment to accept a unani mous consent agreement, for a vote to morrow on tho first of tho proposed amendments. Senators Johnson, California, and NINE INSURGENTS SHOT IN MEXICO Unconfirmed Reports Are That Revolutionists Cap ture Forty Soldiers KK PASO, Texas, 13.—Con fllcting reports concerning activities of Mexican revolutionist* in the states of Tamaullpas and Neuva Leon were re ceived in El Paso by government offi cers today. Execution of General Jose Elizondo, General Amando, Sosso Gor ado and six followers wero reported In communications forwarded by Mexi can officials at Brownsville. Texas. The revolutionists, reported to have crossed into Mexico at a point between Roma and Rio Graiulo City, Texas, March 8, wero captured by Mexican federal troops near Barroza, Neuva Leon. Thursday, March 9. following a skirmish in Barroza. the reports said. Jose Mnrra, a revolutionist, was cap. til red and taken to Monterey. Mexico, for court martial. Two revolutionists attempting to esenpe wero captured at a town called Los Burros In Neuvo Leon, according to reports. They wero said to have five horses (Continue on Pact Two.) Vine operators. It was declared, were continuing In their refusal to en ter a conference with the United Mine Workers looking to the creation of a new wage contract for the central competitive flold, notwithstanding representations made to them by Sec retary of Davis, who holds that existing contracts require them at least to enter negotiations regardless of whether such negotiations are car ried to completion. The United Mine Workers of America, tho general union organization, was declared to be entirely willing to enter a conference , altho Insisting upon tho maintenance of existing wage scales were adopted In 1920. Tho employers are demanding reduc tions amounting to 20 per cent or more. It waa Indicated in official circles to day that the government would go no further at present but await the de velopment of tho threatened strike. The degress of possible government in tervention later. It was said by a high official, would be determined by the degree to which the strike, |f it devel oped, might affect adversely the public welfare. Statistics assembled for tho labor department Indicate that sixty-five million tons of coal are now in stor age, approximately a ten weeks sup ply for the entire country, that this amount Is rapidly being augment*.•!. and that nonunion production is tend ing to Increase. Ixvnl agreements be tween the union and operator* are ;»1- *o expected to go into effect on or be fore April l, which would insure main tenance of further operations. BARTLETT SWORN IN AS WORK'S ASSISTANT WASHINGTON. March 13.—Former Governor John H. Bartlett of New* Hampshire, was sworn in a* first as sistant postmaster general today. doVanter slated In delivering the opin ion by which there was no dissent. For the courts to hold the decision *ald that congress. t*i authorizing the interstate commerce commission to regulate the extension and adandon nient of old lines. Intended that tho commission should den! with the »bon donment of such a road a.* to Intrastate ns well ns interstate and foreign com merce, would raise a serious question ns to tho constitutional validity of the law. Where a statute is susceptible of two construction* by one of which grave and doubtful constltbtlonn 1 questions arise and by the other such questions ■re avoided, it is tho duty of tho court, »o adopt the latter. Justice Vandeven-I ter said, adding that giving the section the more restricted construction its validity would he undoubted. As construed by the court. It was the (Continued on Pago Two.) WEATHER Fair Tuesday and Wed nesday, moderate temper ature. Borah, of Idaho, both Republican took the lead In the all-day' attack, ■ tho former declaring ratification of tlio treaty’ would boa national "sur : render” under a threat of danger from ■ tho Anglo-Japanese alliance, and the latter asserting that tho proposed four I power arrangement would transfer to tho Pacific tho old balance of power I system that has dominated Europe for centuries. A question as to the authorship of the treaty and its supplemental agree ments again were raised during tho do bafe, Senator Borah asserting that de spite Secretary Hughes* letter accept ing responsibilities for tho final draft, there seemed to be tho “moat conclu sive proof that somebody else wrote th« troaty.'» The amendment, on which ft wm «greed to vote at 4 o’clock tomor row afternoon, was proposed by Sena tor Robinson, Democrat of Arkansas, and will bo the first issue of the four power treaty fight to coma to a roll call. As modified today by Mr. Robin son it provides that tho rights of ambi tions in and out of tho four power group are to be respected and that non signatory as well as signatory nation* shall bo invited to any conference held to consider controversies affecting their insular Interests in the Pacific "or any Far Eastern questions,” Administration leaders declared to night they had sufficient rotes to de feat tho amendment. Senator Robinson mado a short speech today favoring Rh adoption in the interest, he said, of fair play, for Russia. China and other non-signatory nations, and Senator Den root, Republican of Wisconsin, argued against it on tho ground that it would impose blanket, obligations as governing the league of nations cove nant. Senator Johnson's address of mors than two hours, was directed largely against the declaration of tho treaty's supporters that its chief benefit lay in tho provision abrogating the Anglo- Japanese alliance. Tim chief difference between the new treaty and the league covenant, Sen nt°r Johnson declared, seemed to bo that it bore a Republican instead of a Democratic table. Senator Borah. In turn. likened the treaty to the triple entente of Europe which he said did not bind Great Britain and Russia to go to the aid of rratico in 1914, blit nevertheless result ed in concerted action by all the en tente powers. „ T ,, ® J . , . rcßty * Borah pointed out, did not limit* the "means” to be considered Jointly by tho four powers to "I aciflc means" but left the door open for the conference to decide on concerted armed action. Ho predicted that formation of the four power group would lead to the es tablishment *of a "counter group" and eventually to h war between the two field 1 conib,nal,ons thus placed In tho Just before the senate accepted the unanimous consent agreement, which was proposed by Senator Swanson Democrat of Virginia. Senator Reed! Democrat, of Missouri, assailed Repub licans who formerly had opposed the Versailles treaty but now supported the four power treaty, declaring thev were ready to take "medicine handed us in a spoon held by a Republican president, altho they had refuaod It! when it came from a Democrat.** (Continued on Page Two.) CLEWS UNEARTHED IN BRUNEN DEATH Theory of Vengeance Worked On By Police Of Riverside, N. J. ,j im-EHSIDE. N. J„ Mar. 1 8. —A number of possible clews were un enrthed today by detectives trying to " ,,|v ” the mystery surrounding tho 'le.ith of John T. Rrunen, cirrus nwn- Frldn U "’* ,h a *" ho, * un nt hl " home. S°mo of these clews. Prosecutor Jonathan Kelsey of Burlington roun j ty. said tonight lead to tho winter , quarters of several circuses in dlffer- I cut pai ls of the country. . Presecutnr Kelsey said that he had l learned that an oath of vengeance ! had been made by relatives of n man [ Rrunen was reported to have shot ami killed at Mount Carmel, penn.. »ov- I °ral years ago during the course ~f a fight. Rrunen was acquitted on a pica of self defense. Brunen had a dozen bitter enemies, KHsov stated and authorities also are working »»n tho theory of vengeance from former business itssot isles. Authorities were ln\*estlgntlng the report from Hanunonton, N. J.. that a touring car. hearing license tags stolen from a garage in Philadelphia, had been found there Saturday. The car had been abandoned by three young men who were wen to climb aboard a truck headed for Philadelphia, the re ports stated. Tho car had been aban doned after it crashed thru a fence Police also were working on the re port of Chief Of police Samuel K Gasklll, of Mount lloliy. N. j , who said lie had seen a small car of tho coupe type pass thru Mount lfoiiv coming from the direction «>f River side. 45 minutes after r.ruen was shot. Tho coupe was followed by a limousine, the chief said. A hired assassin who for almost a month used a small automobile in wah'hiftg for the opportunity, killed the showman In the opinion of Count” >’elective Bills Parker.