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AND DAILY UNION. "SIXTY-NINTH YEAR.-NO. 165. ASSOCIATED PXESS LEASED WDUE. FRIDAY APRIL 30920 TWENTY-FOUR PAGES U1TITED PS ESS LEASED WIKE. - ' PRICE FIVE CENTS: JvJIJU Q n oJ 7 ill U In A DOT' Whole REOS MARK II, S. HEADS FOR DEATH Avenge Drastic Curb of Radical Activities. B?I.I.ETI. , (By Dnitd Ppbm.) I Chicago, April 80. Police to itj planned to prevent May Jar demonstrations here to orrew. Acting under order d Chief of Police Gharrity, po lite today raided offices of radt leal organizations and lodging anosrs, arresting 400 men and iomen. The raids, it was be limd, were made on reports trail Washington tbat anarch. isl were planning demonstra tion) of violence. Washington. April S0 Fed- era ageing hare been instruot fd to "go as far as the law will allow'' in breaking np May day radical demonstrations. In taking this announcement to day, Assistant Attorney Gen mX Garvan said department of jiitice onicials were concen trating on efforts to protect tie Hies of officials, federal ud slat?, who hate been mark ed for destruction, and to p re lent violence generally. Surveillance of parades and sim ilar demonstrations will be left largely in the banas of the local po lice, bat government agents will be w tand to aid in event of disor ders coming within federal statutes occur. No Jiews Today, Department officials had obtained no further information today as to the progress made today by the ajltators in direction of strikes. Aitorney General Palmer has re quested United SUtes attorneys to cooperate with the government's lecret agents iu obtaining all facta to the plans of the radicals for fomenting a general strike. aa appeal by the executive coni- miwefl 01 me communist labor party urging the workers to lay town their tools "in behalf of the political prisoners who are martyrs to the cause." These circulars we distributed yesterday in at list 11 large cities, department twits reported, v.. Washington, Aprii 30. Warning tilt they had been selected by radi al elements for assault or assas sination as part of a May day dem onstration, had been received from wpartment of justice agents today oytnorf than a score of federal and Ut officials. Announcement of discovery of the plot by gov ernment agents was made last "IW by Attorney General Palmer. "he assassinations and assaults ere to have been a part of the ay day program planned by the anwnunist labor party and other 1 ronPs. Mr. Palmer said, Ming that the contemplated vio oe was to be incident to attempts wing about strikes in all the w American industries in be "H of peace with Soviet Russia. Has Foreign Angle, .1 tnf .... iuuuu, me attorney general iu possession oi the de rail indicated the radical Rita h. Iw, . ... i reu wonting in ai "on. and in unison" with those Im been active ln instigating on mat day in Europe, inhuman treatment" of the SgTernment of Russia by the v., v 3lws and the allied powers Mm alIeged by agents. of the tW "ouieni, especially m J , Propaganda among foreign- industrial centers, Mr. Pal asserted. Hat mAJ J. am,- uea lnat tne proposed . " and nthor Hio,K wj to impi.ess upon Americail the threats of radicals that jops with Russia must be re- ffl?l?ro5agal"aa used in the tex pMaotacturing districts. Mr. wV. id- included 'the argu Mrt strikes would reduce the at of living. ' H.I. Guarded Closely.' S li ASriI 30 William J. Hrean , 1 of tne investigation tic the dePtment of Jus- W i, touay wUh 0,8 N'w tParatio. chiefs ref5arc"nS "Uriu." 8 to forestall possible fnl tlemo'"8trations here. W if ..lri;lTetl here w num oreti,., 1 agents- and already fJUvM core of department op Wirtiil? ,n"'estigating extrem al hwi T M and "covering" rad- Extri??arters in tnis territory. UihU .,;Dary Precautions against raitoS. ?pts at May day dem-lolir-Jhave been taken by tiuepartnieilt- Ev"y p- baoi tnrf. e neI1 oa reserve uatu Monday forenoon. Nation Aroused by May Day Plots Bluebeard of 25 Wives Admits Murder of Pair; Others Died By 'Chance' BTJLLBTTN. i Loo Angeles, CaL, April 30. Walter Andrew Watson, also known as Jams B. Hnirt, will ' be Indicted by the county grand Jury nest Monday for the Bor der of Nina Lee Deloney, ac cording to W. C Doraa, chief deputy district attorney, after conference with Watson's at torneys. Watson will then ap pear In court and plead guilty and, in consideration of his plea and tbe saving to the state, the district attorney will ask for a sentence of life imprisonment against htm instead of the death penalty, Doran announced. Los Angeles, Calif., April 30. At least two of the numerous wom en James R. Hnirt Is alleged to have married in various parts of the country were murdered by him, two others met "accidental" deaths while with him and he might have murdered more, according to an alleged confession made Dublic early today by his attorney and ! country officials. Huin said he "could not remember" what hap pened to some of the women be cause of bis still weakened condi tion resulting from two attempts to commit suicide, the reputed confes sion said. Huirt has been held here several days while officers in vestigated reports of numerous marriages. He married "twelve or fifteen women, probably more," the officers quoted Huirt as saying. A desire to kill obsessed him four years ago, Huirt was alleged to have said. Women were his especial victims, there being no direct mo tive for their deaths and no desire to kill men, children or animals. Admits Killing Two. The women Huirt confessed hav ing slain were Nina Lee Delaney GENERAL WOOD TOPS JOHNSON 1,207 IN N. J. Newark, N. J., April 30. Com plete and corrected figures in the New Jersey preferential president ial primary give Major General Leonard W'ood a lead of 1,207 votes over Senator Hiram W. Johnson. The vote stood: Hood. 52,608. Johnson, 51,44)1.' , Harding Aide Loses. Columbus, Ohio, April 30 By a margin of but 307 votes, Harry M. Daugherty of Columbus, national campaign manager for Senator Warren G. Harding, was defeated in Tuesday's primary for delegate-at- large to the Republican national ! convention at Chicago, complete returns iroui ine suue suowea iasi night. The returns gave Daugh erty 107,375 votes, and his rival. William H. Boyd of Cleveland, a Wood delegate, 107.CS2. The other three delegates-at-large elected a Harding man. -The other votea were: Myron T. Herrick, 132.368 (Hard ing) ; Frank B. Willis, 123,130 (Harding); John Calvin, 120.106 (Harding) ; Edward C. Turner, 106. 124 (Wood). Gets Heavy Pledge. Senator Harding probably will have 39 of the 48 Ohio delegates to the Chicago convention pledged to him. - Major General wood apparently has won a total of nine.' The complete returns give Sena tor Harding a plurality of 16,303 votes over Major General Wood for the . presidential preference. The vote stands: Harding, 12561. Wood, 1WS8. LATJRETTE TAYLOR GETS INSULT FROM BRITISH AUDIENCE (By United Prws ) London, April 30. Friends of Miss Laurette Taylor today said the demonstration which resulted in ringing down tbe curtain on her play "One Night in Rome," at the Garrick theatre last night, might be attributed . to anti-American sentiment caused by jealousy at the unprecedented success of Americon actresses now playing here. The Americans, they said, have drawn crowds away from the old British favorites. RAPi LAW ILLEGAL. SL Paul, April 30. The North Dakota grain trading law paased by, the 1S19 legislature was heM un constitutional in the opinion of the United sutes district court, sitting here. and Elizabeth Pryor, the officers said. They quoted Huirt as saying he killed the former at Long Beach, Caltt., with a hammer, and the lat ter near Plum, Wash., by crush; ing her head with a sledge hammer. Tbe "partial confession,'' accord ing to the officers, related- to tbe deaths of Bertha Goodrich and Alice Ludvigson, who were said to have married Huirt. Miss Good rich, the officers said, was tipped ont of a boat in Lake Washington, near Seattle, And Miss Ludvigson was drowned in a river in Idaho. Huirt's actual words in connection with the deaths of Misses Goodrich and Ludvigson, the officers said, were that they were killed "by ac cident." Go to Find Body. Huirt told the officers, they said, where he had buried the body of Miss Delaney, near San Diego, Calif. A party headed by Wooiwin, start ed for the place tonight to dis inter the body. The alleged confession was made in the county hospital where Huirt lay on a cot, still weak from wounds he inflicted on his throat and wrists immediately after his arrest in San Diego. Besides the district attorney, those present when the alleged con fession was made included Huirt's attorney, J. Morgan Marmaduke, three deputy sheriffs, and a sten ographer. Married 25 Times. , More than twenty-five marriages have been attributed by the officers to Huirt. Seven are listed by the officers as missing. They include, beside the four named in the al leged confession, Mrs. Gertrude Wilson, Seattle; Beatrice" M. An drews of Canada and England, and Agnes Wilson,-Alberta, Canada. Hnirt said he married first in Canada, but had been "married so often since, that he could not re member names, places and dates." KOREANS HELP REDS MASSACRE 270 JAPANESE BY HEJiBY W. KI'NEY. (United Press Staff Correspondent.) Tokio, April 29 Bolsheviki sol diers aided by 1,000 Koreans and 600 Chinese, massacred 270 Japan ese soldiers and old regime Rus sians in attacks on the Japanese consulate in Nikolaesk, according to details made public by the war office today. After two days' fighting, the staff of the consulate set fire to the buildings and threw themselves in the flames. Japanese women were outraged, the report said. One hundred Japanese taken prisoner were subjected to cruelties, the war office statement said. The attackers first demanded that the Japanese disarm, according to an American eye witness report to the Japanese expeditionary forces, the war office said. When the de mand was refused the consulate was stormed. FRANCE SCOUTS POSSIBILITY OF MAY DAY RIOTS BY HEJiRY WOOD. (United Press Staff Correspondent.) Paris, April 30. WTiile Paris and all France today apparently faced a serious labor tieup tomorrow, May day, there had been no indica tions the strike would assume a revolutionary or violent character. The demonstration called by the federation of labor was part of the general movement by European labor and socialists to enforce their demands, including nationalization of industry. The government was taking ade quate measures to maintain order, put down possible violence and in sure continuation of indispensable public services. Unions voting a full 24-hour strike include restaurant and ho tel workers, transportation, water, gas, electrical, theatrical, building trades, mines, postal, telegraph and telephone, metal, chemical, agricul tural, commercial, banking dock ers port and printing workers, as well as many lesser crafts. No newspapers will be published after 6 p. m. today, as all mechan ical workers have announced their fntention to join tbe walkout.- Besides this 24-hour strike, rail road workers will inaugurate a general strike to be continued un til called off. As a result of this movement the government was pre pared to take over food supplies, rationing the country. AUSTRIA IS TAKEN INTO PEACUILL Included in Substitute for Ending State of .War With Germany. Washington, April 30 The state of war with both Germany and Aus tria would be terminated under a resolution reported today by the senate foreign relations committee as a substitute for the house reso lution to end the war with Germany alone. The vote on the resolution was 9 to 6, with all the Republicans sup porting it, and all the Democrats lining, up solidly in opposition. Senators McCumber, Republican, North Dakota, and Shields, Demo crat, Tennessee, were absent and did not vote. It is planned to call up the resolution for debate in the senate nest week and final action is expected within two or " three Drafted by Knox. The substitute was drafted by Senator Knox, Republican. Penn sylvania, and former secretary of state. It would repeal the reso lutions declaring war with Germany and with Austria-Hungary, and would request the president to ef fect friendly diplomatic and com mercial relations with Germany and the nations set up in the former Anstrian empire. Under the terms of the resolu tion, all the property of the Ger man government and of German na tionals which has come into pos session under the control of the American government, would be re tained until Germany had, by treaty with the United Slates, made suit able provisions to the satisfaction ' of all claims by 'America growing out of the war. j.' The resolution was presented formally to the senate late today. Senator Lodge and Senator Knox gave notice that he would open the 1 discussion Wednesday: Senator' McCumber, Republican, North Da kota, stated privately that he woultf oppose the resolution and that he also expected others of the "mild reservation" group of Republicans to join today. Favors to I". S. Germany also would be required to give further undertaking by treaty for granting to American citizens most favored national treatment in all matters affecting residence, business, profession, trade navigation, commerce and in dustrial property rights and con forming to the United .States all fines,.penalties, forfeitures and seiz ures imposed or made by the Unit ed States during the war whether in respect to the property of the German government or German nationals. The resolution also set forth that while the United States has not ratified the treaty of Versailles, it would not waive any of the rights, privileges, indemnities, reparations or advantages to which it and its nationals have become entitled under the terms of the armistice or any extensions or modifications of the admistice. or which under the treaty of Versailles have been stip ulated for its benefit. REDS IN ROUT BEFORE POLES Warsaw, April 30. (Associated Press.lThe resistance of the bol aheviki has been broken in South Ukraine, according to today's offi cial communique, wnicn announces that the Poles have captured Mo hilev and are now moving southj east along the Dniester. The Poles have captured 15,0.00 prisoners, 60 cannon, hundreds of machine guns and 76 locomotives since their offensive began, the communique adds. The Weather Fair and colder tonight with frost The lowest temperature to night will be about 38 degrees. Sat urday fair and warmer.- w Highest yesterday, 64; lowest last night, 50. Wind velocity at 7 a. m., 4 miles per hour. . Precipitation last 24 hours, .65 inch. 12 m. 7 p.m. 7 a.m. yester. yester. today Dry bulb tem. ..62 54 51 Wet bulb tern. ..47 49 50 Relative hum. ..31 71 .96 Hirer Forecast. River stage 8.8, a fall of .2 id tbe last 24 hoars. Only slight changes in the Mis sissippi will continue from below Dubuque to Muscatine. 1 J. M. SHER1EK, Meteorologist STATEMENT BY HOOVER MEANT AS CHALLENGE Serves Notice He is Against Johnson Stand On Treaty. BY DAVID LAWRESCE. (Special to The Argus.) Washington, D. C, April 30. Herbert Hoover has Just taken a step tbat has satisfied the Provi dence Journal that he was not a party to any plan or conspiracy by which the Wilson administration was planning to perpetuate its poli cies. And the Providence Journal has published an editorial declar ing that after examining proof sub-' milted by Mr. Hoover, it is glad to tell its readers "that there is no truth in any suggestion , of collu sion (between the White house and Mr. Hoover) and that there is an entire lack of sympathy on Mr. Hoover's part of the political, economic industrial and interna tional policies of the president" This makes it possible to disclose for the first time some of the cir cumstances about which the story was constructed- of collusion be tween Mr. Hoover and the White house. Indeed, largely because the New York World, which has been a staunch supporter of President Wil son, came out for Mr. Hoover for president on either tbe Republican or Democratic tickets and largely because members of the Wilson ad ministration did not conceal their enthusiasm for Mr. Hoover, the con clusion was immediately drawn of a Democratic plot to divide the Re publican party. Didnt Want Support. But the truth is Herbert Hoover tried to prevent the New York World from coming out in bis be half. And he did not court the support of Democratic officials or politicians. The writer has been told both by! Frank I. Cobb, editor of the New York World, and Her bert Hoover himsell the facts of a conversation that preceded' the edi torial announcement by the World 'which 'e3ud snch a sensation in American politics. Mr. Hoover learned , of the inten tion of the New York World a few davs before its announcement was made and promptly telephoned to Mr. Cobb whom he had known in timately for many years suggesting that it would be unwise lor tne World to come out for him on the Democratic ticket. Whereupon Mr. Cobb replied that it wasn't the World's intention to snpport him on the Democratic ticket alone, but tbat it was for him on either ticket. "But." protested Mr. Hoover, "you don't know my views you don't know when I might give my opinion of the administration poli cies and you might be em bar rjisscil Mr. Cobb good naturedly told the former food administrator not to worry about that He reminded him that the New York World was an (Continued on Vast page.) ANONYMOUS DONOR SENDS $3,000,000 TO AID CHURCH DRIVE New York, April 30 An anony mous gift of $3,000,000 to the unit ed financial campaign of the inter church world movement was an nounced at campaign headquarters today, with the statement that $90, 000.000 of the $100,000,000 sought had been pledged. The campaign does not close until next week and more than 100,000 churches in var ious slates are yet to be beard from. LATE BULLETINS ninnmlnirtnn. Ill- Anril 30. The Three-Eye league baseball game scheduled to be played here this afternoon by the champion Bloomers and Rock Island was called off at noon, owing to cain and wet grounds. Washington, April 30-With. oat a record vote, the senate today passed and sent to con ference the annual fortifica tions appropriations bill car rjing $19,383,442, and contain ing provision for the return to tbe treasury of $S00.S1J,000 in nnexpended war appropriations for fortification's. Chicago, April 30. Outgoing livestock and meat movement here is curtailed on account of fresh strike trouble on some ef the Eastern lines, according to the bureau of markets. London, April 30. German, state defense troops will march into the southern Ruhr district for the protection of public order and industry, said a wire, less message from Bertin to day. , Washington, April 30 Ac tit it j of alien agitators hi the vicinity of Hydar, Alaska, re sulted ia the dispatch today of the coast guard cutter Abroa qnin from Port Townsmd, Wash, to that place. VILLA HAND IS SEEN AT CHIHUAHUA Wholesale Desertions of Federals Attributed to Bandit's Move. (By Associated Press.) El Paso, Tex, April 30. Al though Juarez military officials declared 'the danger ef an up rising there In sympathy with the Sonora revolt was past, ontposts were stationed last night to prevent a possible sur prise attack on the border port American army officials at Fort Bliss held troops in read iness for instant nse in case of a skirmish in the Mexican town endangered lives on the , American side. General J. G. Escobar and other Hex lean of ficials continued to minimise the dangers to the central gov ernment from the .Sonora re volt. (By Drilled Presa.) Washington, April 30. In the de sertion of Mexican federal troops at Chihuahua City, reported officially to the "state department, observers here today saw the hand of Pancho Villa, rebel chieftain. Late last week word reached Gen eral Alvarado, representative here of the Obregon revolt, that Villa had sent assurances to Governor De La Huerta of Sonora, that he would throw hhs support to the re bellion. Alvarado 'has since de clared that Carranza soldiers were deserting to Villa and the deser tion of tbe troops-WWhihtrahna was said to be the result of Villa's first important mgve. Villa's present duty in the Obre gon revolt is to engage the feder als in the state of Chihuahua and prevent Carranza' from directing an offensive against Sonora from the east. Later, however, he may ilead an expedition against Mexico City, should all his plans be car ried successfully, it was said. Stronghold Revolts. San Antonio, Texas, April 30. Enrique Ramerez, mayor of La Piedad, an important town in the state of Michoacan, has revolted in favor of the revolution and was followed by 300 troops under com mand of Colonel Rodolfo Lopez, Major Francisco Lopez, ' Captain Jesus Rivas and Lieutenant Abun dio Martinez, according, to advices which have just reached here. These troops have cut the rail road between the city of Mexico and Guadalajara and have captured Zamora, the second largest city in Michoacan, the reports state. The Catholic bishop of Michoacan, who had his headquarters at amora, is said to have fled when the rebels entered, the town. Garrison Bolts. At La Curz, a small town between Jiminez and Chihuahua City in the state of Chihuahua, 200 men, com prising the federal garrison with their captains, are reported to have revolted. The action of these men is considered of more than ordinary importance because of the position they occupy in the state and the damage they may be able to do to the railroad to El Paso, interrput- ing transportation and the bringing of troops into Chihuahua. ENJOINS HOW AT FROM ORDERING MINE WALKOUTS Pittsburgh, Kan., April 30. Fol lowing the announcement of his decision that tbe new court of in dustrial relations law is constitu tional. Judge Andrew J. Curran in the Crawford county district court today granted a temporary injunc tion, enjoining Alexander Howat and other district and local union officials of the Kansas district of the United Mine Workers from calling a strike Judge Curran did not make the injunction mandatory, as the state had asked, stating that it had been shown . tbe Kansas mines now largely are at work. Judge Cur ran said that be would make the injunction mandatory if a showing were made in tbe future, during the life of the injunction, that the mines were idle. Tb extemporary injunction will be In effect until May 12, when the application of the state to make the injunction permanent is set for hearing. Judge Curran declared the indus trial court law constitutional in a lengthy decision on the demurrer offered by the defense to the ap plication of the state. PICK YOUR PARADE DIVISION AND GET IN LINE SATURDAY HEAD OF COLCaPf. Cars bearing Governor W. L. Harding and guests of honor. Dmsio A." Fraternal organisations consist ing of Elks, Eagles, Knights of Co lumbus, Knights of Pythias, Mason ic bodies. Odd Fellows, Moose, Owls, Woodmen, Royal Neighbors. Division "A" will form on Eigh teenth street with head resting on Fifth avenue. DIVISIOlf B. Labor organizations consisting of Arsenal Federation, other labor bodies constituting Federation of Labor. v Division "B" will form on Third avenue with head resting on Twenty-third street. DIVISION C Augustana college, Y. M. C A., Y. W. C. A., Chamber of Commerce, Red Cross, Salvation army. Rock Island Bar association, Medical as sociation, retail merchants, church es, women's club, Belgians, colored people, Ladies' Art league, ' Division "C" will form on Twen ty-third street, head resting on Fifth avenue. Citizens' eronn of division "C" on Sixth avenue, bead resting on Twenty-third street DIVISION "D." Patriotic organizations, consisting of ex-edrvice men, Grand Army of the Republic, Spanish War Vet erans, Daughters of Veterans. Women's Relief corps and ladies of G. A. R,, Sons of Veterans. Helen Gonld auxiliary, Boy Scouts. Division "D" will form on Six teenth street and Fifteenth street with head resting on Fifth avenue. DIVISION "E." Rock Island United Sunday schools and other children. Division "E" will form on Seven teenth street facing north, head resting on Fifth avenue. SOARING COSTS ATTRIBUTED TO LARGE EXPORTS Political Scientists Hear Various Solutions of H. C. L. at Annual Meet; Prescribe Remedies. New York, April 30. Bankers, educators and economists of the United States and Europe discussed the facts and causes of inflation and high prices and their remedies, at the semi-annual meeting of the Academy of Political Science, which opened here today. Dr. B. M. Anderson, Jr., of the National Bank of Commerce, New York, speaking 'at tbe forenoon ses sion, declared that the shortage of goods and the attendant specula tion is the prime cause of present high prices in this country. Puts Blame on Exports. "W7hen our enormous export bal ance disappears and when our do mestic markets are called upon to absorb three or four hundred mil lion dollars worth of goods per month which they have not been absorbing, we shall see lower prices," he declared. The speaker said that increased production had been expected when the five million men withdrawn from industry for the army and! navy returned, but that it had not ! come. Construction the Core. Construction, rather than recon struction is the great task confront ing this congress, the next congress and perhaps even the 68th congress. Senator Walter Edge, New Jersey, said. Senator Edge declared "There is too much government in business and not enough business in govern ment." "Uncle Sam," be continued, "must be pried out of the shipping busi ness, the real estate business, the wholesale and retail clothing and grocery and other trades which he has invaded. Conversely, we hope that some modicum of business will he injected into the management of the government's legitimate public business through the enactment of a budget measure." NEW OUTBREAK IN RUHR IS PLANNED, BERLIN BELIEVES London, April 30. The situation in the Ruhr district is grave and an anarchist movement is feared, according to a Berlin dispatch to the Central News. A large stock of arms has been discovered at Reugeit, an island in the Baltic sea in the province of Pomerania, and the leader of the land guards, who is charged with appropriating the arms, has been arrested. The land guard has been disbanded. STRIKE IS ALMOST OVER IN CHICAGO Chicago, April 30. Freight traf fic in the Chicago district way ap proaching, normal today, according tA rha eeneral managers' associa tion. The association said 2,162 PATRIOTISM DOMINATES MAY 1 FEST Citizens Plan. Part in Demonstration Against Soviet May Day Plot, The program in observance (if 1 HMTiM HUT will hiwlll t 2:30 o'clock tomorrow after noon with the parade, the head of which, resting on Fifth are. ' nne at Eighteenth street, will start east oa Fifth a v rase at that hour. The line of uarch wOJ be east on Fifth avenue to Twenty-third street, north on Twenty-third street to Fourth ave nue, west on Fourth avenue to Twentieth street, north on Twentieth street to Second ave nue, west on Second avenue to Seventh street, and counter march to Market square, ' - The line will halt at the square, where the remainder of the program will be given. In case of rain, however, ' the marchers will go on to the Sunday tabernacle for tbe ad dress of the afternoon. Governor W. L. Harding of ' Iowa, the speaker of the oc casion, will begin his address at 8:30 o'clock, or immed lately after tbe parade. He will lie introduced by Mayor Harry .V. Schriver. Every marcher who Is able to , procure an American ilag is asked to carry it ln the parade. The committee on arrange, ments has secured Sjm addi. tional Mags to be distributed. Stores will close at 2:1 o'clock and remain dosed until after tbe parade. Banks will close at 1 o'clock. Factories wDI close at noon. Stores of , the business district will be patriotically decorated. Panders are - ashed to as- semble at the place of forma tion of their division promptly at 2 o'clock. With practically every organiza tion in' the city promising a large representation, enthusiasm both of groups and of individuals high, and plans under the direction of com petent committees worked out to a nicety, indications point to the ob servance of America day tomor-. row as one of tbe biggest event: of the kind ever held in Rock Is-; land. More than ten thousand, Itj is estimated, will be assembled for the parade and the program to follow, Governor W. L. Harding ot Iowa making tbe address. Patriotism will be the dominant note of the occasion. It will bej born out in an abundance of thei red, white and blue, carried by: marchers and flying from homes and business bouses. In the music; of more than a dozen hands, and! in the afternoon's program. Five large divisions will com pose the parade, made up respec-i tively of fraternal organizations,! labor bodies, citizens' groups, pa-i triotic bodies and children. Lead-, ing the line will be Major K. H. Dunavin, marshal of the day, and; an automobile in which will rldei Governor Harding. The govern or will be accompanied by a re-t ception committee appointed by Mayor Schriver, composed of J. L.! Vernon, Rev. Frederick J. Rolf.i Ben Jacobson and Joseph Prender-' gast Members of the fire depart-1 ment with equipment of the depart-' ment will form the last section of ; the parade. At the conclusion of the parade., the crowd will congregate in Mar-' ket square, or in case of rain, at' the Sunday tabernacle, where the; program will be carried out a tem porary platform being erected for . the speakers.. Mayor to Present Speaker. The invocation, pronounced by Rev. Frederick J. Rolf, pastor of the Evangelical Church of Peace, will be followed by music by a quartet Mayor Schriver will then Introduce Governor Harding. Music will conclude the program. Starting promptly at 2:30 o'clock from the corner of Eighteenth street and Fifth avenue, where it will be in formation, with head resting on the avenue, division A i of the parade, led by Sam Ryerson. composed of fraternal bodies, will (Continued on Page Sixteen.) HOUSE ACTING ON RELIEF LAWS FOR SOLDIER BENEFIT Washington. April 20. Housa" Republicans, divided into two fac tions over the sales tax plan for raising funds for soldiers' relief ., legislation, will . meet in party caucuses tonight. There was no indication early to- day what would be the result. Both sides lined up during the day, the insurgents admittedly m" the minority seeking to gather vuiifjui ia vviu iu o a. ii c a , u i a a leaders that enactment of the relief kni-tn Tn annvlnri V Ft wAfrl Thill nlanitpd otiiiIH tint ha a ffnm jplished with the sales tax amoos 'its provisions.