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. jmi YEAR Ny 83. SATURDAY NOVEMBER 27, 1920. SIXTEEN PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. pfn n P RfrTpriR CP Is UVJ 1rl(fn vQ, rrin ii i u uuu iS PLEA DtlATIOtJ TO LEAGUE 13 Asks Justice Csbuum No worse Than Others. T riRL D. GEO AT. Y mjt preai Staff Correspondent.) jJi, Not. 27. Germany feels mi. kr conduct of the war she 09 awe criminal than the al- M MUt D 11 001 Bel"uS 'ul"r k.ruir or others, accord- r n Bernard Dernburc. m iv g remarkable open letter to indi ,lnlitr Puerrydon of Ar agou, who Is attending the I4tt of Nations meeting in Ge n, Dtroburg stated - today be Ml. not condemn the sinking of at Uslunia without disloyalty to M country. Dwitmrg declared Germany Is fUllai to prove the measures and MM ited by Germany during tta war were, neither in propor ua ar kiSd. worse nor more llahuul than those used by our ad llwuriM," and asserted that "we lajtker seek excuse nor ask for . 1 (mm from others or ourselves." I fieiplaining why he addressed htter to Puerrydon, Dernburg m- "Ton were the first to stress so Merely and energetically the newsy for the league comprising il tkt great powers. You were de tie only one to find encourag- sf words in recognition of Ger- mf loyalty in carrying out the tmr. This is the reason I venture sMrtss you." ink Justice. Dmbnrg said the German peo- kl( were not hurt so mnch by the eeosmie and financial stipulations I tat treaty as by the spirit with taey were branded with the Ob of moral unworthiness, MtnylBg at the outset the spirit Hi good will, without which 'the lr cannot survive." He de tails that the league examine Hi treaty's condemnation of Ger swr la a spirit of Justice." IVw will consider the present HU itroctura a fitting instru- tt to attain fulfillment of its f Nblim task to secure peace ' on 'MM at the conference do, how y, Mltv in the possibility of . y awtaction." lv5jlmr pointed out former ur Rmir Clemenceau's ' accusations " hwmhiii UIUUD UUUC1 IUQ tmty. Tlot oa account of the economic Mrtens but on account of the of J1". one-sided statements, lcb lave not been approved in hBBartial forum, are very un "Uahlf for the German people W destroy at the outset the spirit " food will without which the will not thrive." he said. Wt do not deny that during the fVjW of the massacre the world Jut passed through much "Wtralaeg, Md oppression was "weed on our side: These are Kconpaniments of every war. wer vs. Misdeeds. n,,WJ'L,lway8 dlfflcult to dis EEE! tween murder under the "wed rules of International wmX 'J1 mi8leeds that lie be W this line." smA Wrilw Mid Germany 'does' "new. iu war deeds, but will Z! 1U 'ar guilty and that trl10e;nian hate ns been gjwnndited by a powerful press. out he himaelf rwodist and had to give up his 7 lk. t T York after the sinking M .HU"itani8- "whinh I could i, without lJoyUy to ii!i,l4ilUin no". and are M L- pro?e that th measure nriff1 y Germany in this ktad 11 hr 10 Proportion nor Isu 8e aoT more criminal 5? du,ed hj our dversar- tih Mek excu8e nor ask others or our- v. ill Have Sinned. f"Wec,Ure1 Jtice is to kt w. league, a statement MsiM.Sr .ttllat a11 belligerents ihTT?: H were members imr .: 7v',lem nd that all run i . .. 14 h. ,ame PO'lMcal Ideals ttoaefreaTy mn8try Judf confident of the out- Onlv ... , T .. vwtuuw. justice." MARYPICKFORD TRIES TO QUASH NEVADA'S SUIT Mowie Star FighU Attempt to Annul. Divorce from . Moore, v '; -, rVi. ; Mlnden, Ner, Nov. 27. (United Press.) Mary Pickford. the motion picture star, through her lawyers here today, made an effort to quash the rait brought by the state of Nevada to annul her divorce from Owen Moore. - Since obtaining a divorce from Moore, Miss Pickford baa married Douglas Fairbanks. The state's suit to annul the decree was died on the ground that Miss Pickford ralsely represented that she intend ed to make Nevada her home when she -Instituted her action in this state's courts. Gavin MeNab, San Francisco, and W. A. McCarren, Reno, were the lawyers representing Mary Pick ford here today. They were ready to argue in support of her motion that the state's suit to annul be quashed. They contended that the superior court has no jurisdiction In the case and that the state is not a proper plaintiff for such a proceeding. Attorney W. B. Fowler appeared personally for the state. . There were no famous film aim present. ' It was understood, . bow ever, that both Miss Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks were keeping in close touch with the proceedings by telegraph and telephone. It looked, as -if the arguments would be made before a "standing room only" crowd. They attracted almost as much attention as the appearance of Mary herself is the little town of Minden. A large num ber of ranchers came into town last night with their wives, in or der to be present. - If the court refuses' to quash' the state s proceedings, the next step will be tho trial of the suit to an nul the divorce. COBLENZ BANK MAKES BIG LOAN Will Remove to Cologne Germans .. Criticise American Association for Baying Interests. Berlin, Nov. 26. It is reported the Coblenzer bank has increased its capital from 8,000,000 to, 60,000, 000 marks by a loan from an Ameri can banking association, and has asked for permission from the finance minister to remove its head quarters from Coblenz to Cologne. This rumor prompts the Vorwaerta to criticise the transaction as a "step on the part of foreign inter ests to gain economic control of the occupied tone." The newspaper expresses the be lief the Coblenzer bank will be used as a "gateway for other simi lar loans to bank's and industries, and the buying up of German in terests with allied capital." VAUGHN DROPS DEBOLD CHARGE "CnV Pitcher, Wouded by Father. , in-Law, Decides Not to Prose cute 'Forget nd Forgive.' Chicago. Nov. 27. James "Hippo" Vaughn, pitcher for the Cubs, will not prosecute his father-in-law, Harry DeBold, it was said by Vaughn's wife in Kenosha, Wis., yesterday. . - DeBold stabbed Vaughn in the chest Tuesday night during a quarrel in a Kenosha saloon over the divorce suit of Mrs. Vaughn. She withdrew her bill last Monday. She charged "Hippo" with cruelty and falsely accusing bar of unfaith fulness. "James has decided to let the whole thing drop." Mrs. Vaughn said, after spending all of Thanks giving day at her husband's bedside. "He will take no action against his father-in-law. James. will. be able to leave the hospital in a week. Then well toove to Chicago and open a oercaieroea siurv an nave- land avenue. We are going to for get and forgive." DeBold escaped after the stab bing which is said .to have served to cement Vaughn's reconciliation with his wife. " - the ncATiicn mil i. Lit mm Rain is probable tonight and Sun. day. Rising temperature with the lowest tonight above freexing. Highest yesterday, 35; lowest last night. 33. Precipitation, none. . ' 12 m. 7 p.m. 7 a.m. yester. yester. today Dry bulb temp. ...34 . 35 35 Wet bulb lamp. . . .31 32 . 33 Relative humid. ..70 73 81 River stage 2.5, a tall of .1 last 24 noun. - " I'' .V River Fetecaat. ' Only slight changes in the Missis sippi will occur from below Du buque to Muscatine. J. M.SHER1ER, Meteorologist. OttTEIDOF OFFICE FOR PRESIDENT Harding Must Face Age Old Question as He Chooses Cabinet. BT DAVID LAWBE5CE. . (Special to The Argus.) Washington, Nov. 27. The age old question of whether presidents of the United States should have a single term is up again. ' Just eight years ago it was raised in congress when Woodrow Wilson was president-elect, and he wrote a letcer to A. Mitchell Palmer, then chairman of the Democratic caucus in the house of representatives, saying four years was often too short a time to complete an administrative program and that often it was too long a period to keep an incompe tent executive, and that the people themselves .were the best' judges. Now, however, the question has arisen in connection with the se lection of a cabinet by President elect Harding. There seems to be two definite lines of thought one that Mr. Harding ought to select men who will be of benefit to him in case he- has made a record en titling him to a second term,, and the other is that he ought to select no men for his cabinet whose own ambitions would give birth to po litical intrigue or an inordinate de sire for the limelight on the part of the would-be candidates for the 1924 nomination. Senator Hiram Johnson may raise the question' when he revives the whole subject of choosing presi dents by preference primaries. He is determined to get legislation that will put an end to the methods by which the political conventions of both parties operated in lszo. Incidentally, Governor Lowden of Illinois pledged himself to be a single term president in the event that he were nominated at cntcago, and the idea gained considerable support because of his advocacy of it. Also it can now be told that Governor Cox was in complete sympathy with the proposal and was ready to put it in his speech of acceptance, but was dissuaded at the last moment by Democratic leaders who argued that such a declaration should not be personal but should be embodied in a con stitutional amendment and would come with better grace after elec tion than before. Cox Was for Plan. This proposal by which Gover nor Cox planned to limit himaelf to a single term in the event of election constituted the mysterious insert which was to have been tel egraphed to newspapers through out the country as an addition to the copies of the speech of accept ance which already had been print ed and mailed. In support of the proposal, there were others in the Democratic fold who believed an announcement of a single term pledge would bring enthusiastic co operation from Democrats who were themselves potential candi dates for the presidency. The the ory was that the would-be candi- (Continued on Page Four.) SIXTEENSOULS ON LOST BARGE W. J. Plrrte," Reported Ashore Near James Islaad. Search ed For by Cutler. Seattle. Wash., Nov. 27, of the barge W. J. Pirrie, reported ashore near James island, off the Washington coast, hid been found early today, according to a wireless message from the coast guard cut ter Snohomish, which went to the aid of the sTicken vessel. Sixteen !!,, B i-i.n and their taahv. KAvaMsas inrtlllHinW f htt iTsl Af I SW- were reported on the Pirrie. which was cut loose irom tne steamer Santa Rita in a heavy gale south of Cape Flattery lata yesterday. OUIOS FIGHT WAGE INCREASE Chicago, Not. 27. Raising of a fund of at least $200,000 to defeat the demands of the flat Janitors' union for an increase' in wages was started today by a committee of property owners, who voted at a mass meeting last night to assess every property owner in Chicago $1 for each flat owned. t James J. Carroll, chairman of the rentals committee of the Chicago real estate board, presided at the mass meeting. Speakers urged or ganization of oroperty owners to combat proposed state laws for Ax ing of rents, and to oppose alleged efforts 4o secure in the cominx sea- slon of the state legislature -an in NEXT CONGRESS MUST RAISE TAX OR ISSUE BONDS Chances Poor : for Even Slight Reduction Rates; a O. P. Plans. Washington,' Nov. 27. (United Press.) The next congress may be confronted with the necessity of either increasing tax rates or pro viding for another issue of long term, bonds, according to prelimi nary surveys of the financial situa tion made for members of the house ways and means committee by treasury officials. Indications are that chances, are poor for even alight reductions of a few of the most obnoxious taxes. Some increased levies, particularly on non-essentials, will be recom mended when congress reconvenes, according to reports at the capitAl. . The possibility oi increases is not brought about through in creased government . expenditures. Republicans plan to reduce' these. The reason is that the present rates are beginning to yield far less than during the years of big war profits. The current depression, treasury officials believe, will cut a big hole In the yield of the excess profits tax, which has brought in a large percentage of the government reve nues. Government expenditures con tinue .high because of the tremend ous war debt of the country, the in terest of which amounts to nearly 31,250,000,000 a year. Xeed Four Bfllloa. Secretary of the Treasury Hous ton had estimated that for 1921 the government departments will need $4,000,000,000. Republican con gressional leaders hope to reduce this total by a biUion. The belief prevails in the reports reaching congressmen that the present taxes soon will not be yielding at the rate of $3,000,000,000 annually. Representative Kitchin, North Carolina, framer of the present revenue law, is inclined to think there will be no big demand for the immediate repeal of the excess profits law, when congress recon venes. "The reason is that if the present slump continues, so many lea peo ple will have excess profit to be taxed," he said. "The excess prof; its tax during the war has been Justified by the fact that the cur rent depression shows that the tax was not responsible for the high prices. The tax is still in effect but prices have dropped." EX-KAISER HAS PLENTYOF CASH Plans to Give His Children Large Sums to Keen lip "Hofaea . xollern Style," London, Nov. 27. During visits of his children at Doorn castle dur ing the past week former Emperor William of Germany has taken oc casion , to discuss with them their financial resources, gays a Doorn dispatch to the Daily Mail. It is said the former emperor in tents to present each of his chil dren 85,000 pounds in Dutch mon ey, "so they may continue to live in a- manner befitting the Hohensol lerns.', Learn to Keep Well By Eating Proper Foods As many materials go Into the building of the body as in the building of a house. The housewife should know what thetody needs just as the builder understands his requirements in brick, lumber and steel. She is responsible tor the physiques ot the members of her family. There are certain sub stances that make muscle, fat and bone. She should know what they are and from what foods they are procured. It her men folks lack physi cal strength, it her children do not grow properly, it may be because their bodies are not getting what they need. A new official bulletin has just been issued which gives all the latest scientific facta about the selection of foods. It is free, and our Washing into Information Bureau will secure a copy tor anyone who sends two cents in stamps tor return postage. Frederic J. HasUn, Direc tor, The Rock Island Argus Information Bu reau, Washington. D. a ' I enclose herewith two cents in stamps tor re turn postage on a tree copy of "What the Body needs." - ..).; Name , Street City . . State . OPTOSTS KG FOR ENDUFCiEET League Hay Close Next Week Cxecholavs Oppose Austria. Geneva. Nov. '27. (Associated Press)'1 The first American treaties to be filed with the League of Na tions were put officially on record today when Sweden presented the text ot two agreements with the United States. - The first ot these, signed Oct. 18 last, is in the form of a proclama tion by President Wilson extending the copyright, law of 1909 as ap plied betwen Sweden and the Unit ed States. The second treaty cancels articles 11 and 12 of the consular conven tion between Sweden and the Unit ed States, making them terminate March 18, 1921. . . The treaty was signed June 18, last. " Under the covenant of the League of Nations the various countries must file all treaties and agree ments made since Jan. 10 of the present year, even those in which the other contracting -party is not a member of the league. The arrival of the first Ameri can treaties, although they are mi nor ones, was an occasion of con siderable interest among the league members and officials. : A total of 51 treaties and agree ments have so far been filed with ! the league by the various members. Of these, 15 were filed by ureal Britain, 11 by France. 4 by Swe den, 6 by Switzerland and 15 by other nations which filed one cov enant each. Germany, although not a" member, has voluntarily filed nine treaties, two of which were wftir soviet Russian - Geneva, Nov. 27. (By Associated Press.) Optimists at the meeting of the assembly ot the League of Nations are counting upon finishing the work of the session next week, or 10 days earlier than was calcu lated by league officials. This hope is based on the fact that commit tees number one and two have vir tually finished their work, the in ternational court is out of the way and the armaments - question has been disposed ot by a practical ad journment The principle relative to the admission of new members has also been decided upon. Some apprehension is still felt In some quarters, however, the dis cussion in full assembly, which will be resumed on Tuesday, es pecially those on the question re garding the relations of the league council and assembly, will be pro longed. Czecho-Slovak delegates are now furnishing the only opposition to the admission of Austria to tne league. Switzerland is strongly ad vocating admission, with the pro viso, however, that if reaction oc curs in Austria,' with a restoration of the monarchy, she will insist upon the right of the province of Voralberg to decide whether to re main a part of Austria or not Vor alberg recently requested that it be attached to Switzerland, but this request was rejected by the latter country. Approves Salaries. Committee number tour, which has been examining the accounts of the league, finally has approved the comparatively high salaries paid the personnel of the secretar iat, finding the high cost of living in Geneva justified them, in part while the expenses of each worker iin reaching his native country ' should also be taken into -account The organisation committee has i decided to approve the suggestion jthat the four elective members of the council shall be chosen so that i only one term will expire each I year. It has also decided to set up amendments to the covenant of the league. ' League Result. Geneva, Nov. 27. (United Press.) Lord Cecil, in an interview, de clared that the covenant ot the league is nebulous, that ft Is a "great experiment" and "in no way ironclad." It merely consists, he said, of the broad principles ot a scheme which can be modified and amended most readily. I "The assembly has done tar more tnan i expected, ne saia. u nas ! taken larger views and made great- er efforts to accomplish its alms. iRitfnm it iiHAurna It wilt hare reached decisions on such ques tions as an international court. started the machinery tor univer sal disarmament nerfected its or ganisation, admitted new members, formulated a typhus campaign, and wllL I hope, have assisted in solv ing the Polish and Armenian dif ficulties." Rerardinr the Questions of man dates, Cecil holds the view they are virtually perpetual and irrevo cable, but that tne recipient an honnd hv certain rales. He said that mandates should be regarded aa deeds of trust and not ! guardianships. They may be re voked when tne territories attain maturity and are able to govern NAVY REGISTERS TOUCHDOWN ON ARMY IN FOURTH Middies Break Three Scoreless Periods Late in. Game. BUIXETCt. Pels Grants, Jfew York, Ifev. 17 Tie Savy scored a touch, own agaust the Amy jut be fore the end of the fourth quar. ter here this afternoon, making the score: Kavy, 7; Army, 0. New York. Nov. 27. Uncle Sam's own gridiron classic the annual nettle between the military and naval academies attracted 45,000 people to the Pole- gceuods today. Meanwhile lines of tion to far corners of tha earth in formed thousands of others what was going on at the front Wire less broadcasting ot the details Of the game let the Atlantic and Pa cific fleets know about it Even the army of occupation in Germany was in touch with the thrills of the combat of the friendly enemies. secretaries Baker and Daniels and General Pershing were among tne long list or notables present. One of Secretary Baker's guests was General Georges Robert Nivelle ot France. Halt a dozen governors. congressmen galore and the per sonification of almost the whole army and navy register were in the stands. Judge K. M. Landis. new boss of baseball, was there, watch ing forward passes on the field where Babe Ruth made most ot his home runs. At 2:02 p.m. Captain Wilhide of the Army and Captain Ewin of the Navy met with the1 officials and aft er shaking hands and. Captain Ewin of the Navy having correctly calle-1 the toss of the coin elected to de fend the west goal, thus giving the Army the kickoff. At 2:13 Clark kicked off for the Army. The ball went out of bounds on the Navy's 20-yard line as Conroy caught it. Conroy made five yards outside of Mulligan, but Koehler was thrown for a loss of a yard. The Navy then punted, the ball being caught by Wilhide on the Army's 35-yard line and the West Point captain ran the ball back 20 yards before he was thrown. From then on line plunges and aerial tactics were employed. Both lines held, however, the period ending, 0 to 0, with the ball on the Navy's 34-yard line. With the ball on their 18-yard line shortly after the second period began, the middies rallied and a series ot gains brought the pigskin to the Army's 43-yard line. The rally was but temporary and the navy was pushed back. A success ful forward pass, Wilhide to French, gave the cadets a first down on the middies' 37-yard line. Wilhide's forward pass was knocked down by King. Lawrence attempted a field goal from place ment from almost midfield, which fell short and rolled over the An napolis goal line. The middies started from their own 20-yard mark with a dodging run for a 7 yard gain by Koehler, who was fin ally brought to the ground by Greene just as the second period ended. Score: Army, 0; Navy, 0. When the teams lined up ior tne beginning of the second halt King kicked off to French who caught the ball on his two yard line and ran it U the Army's 18 yard mark before he was caught The navy line repulsed a charge by Captain Wilhide and French punted to Con roy on the Navy's 30 yard line. Conroy tossed a long forward pass which grounded yards ahead of the intended receiver. Conroy then punted' to the Army's 40 yard line where Captain Wilhide was thrown by Bolles without gain. Wil hide, the cadet captain, hammered nine yards out of Wilkie. In his next plunge into the cen ter of the middies' line Wilhide made it first down at the exact cen ter of the' field. French panted but of bounds on the sailors' 35 yard line. Noyes here replaced MeKee as left halfback for the Navy. The new-comer in his first crash into the Army line gained two yards. Forward passes netted extensive gains for the Navy and the third period ended' with the ball on the cadets' 20 yard line. Koehler slipped inside of Storck to the Army's 13-yard line before Captain Wilhide could -haul him down. Noyes ripped through the center of the Army to the soldiers' 7-yard line. Goodman here replaced Clark as right guard' for the Army. When play was resumed Noyes received the ball and on a criss cross handed it to Koehler, who sprinted outside of Storck for a touchdown from which King kicked the goal. SUSPE5D PE8QUEIRA. -Douglas, Aris., Nov. 27. F. Al fonso Pesqueira, brother ot Robert V. Pesqueira, confidential agent of the Mexican government at Wash ington, has been suspended as Mex icar consul at Douglas because he refused to accept an order from Mexico City to vise the passport of United States Senator A. is. rail ot New Mexico. SCORE BY Army IO Navy DRAPERY STORES GO UP IN FLAKES ma IRISH RIOTERS 00L1R STREETS PLOT TO BRING BACK MONARCHY IS DISCREDITED President Von Kaper of Bavaria Discounts Story of Revolution. Beflin, Nov. 27. (Associated Press. Reports that organizations hav been formed in Bavaria for the purpose oestortng the mon archy and establishing Bavarian domination over" Germany were dis credited by Minister President Von Kaper of Bavaria today. : - w He is In Berlin discussing Ba varian affairs with -the central gov ernment and was requested by the Associated Press to issue a state ment concerning affairs in that sec tion of the country.- Assertion has been made that rumors relative to separatist and revolutionary move ments of various sorts in Bavaria have been circulated by opponents of the present Bavarian coalition government which is bourgeois and violently opposed by communists and independent socialists in Ger many. "Much that is misleading has been said," said President Von Ka per, "about the Einwohnerwehr and the Orgesch in Bavaria. These rumors have placed Bavaria and Bavarians in a false light, both in other . parts of Germany . and abroad. Recent reports have stated the "Orgesch" was a nucleus about which centered a movement to re store the Wittelbach regime in Ba varia and carry out a program of tar reaching significance in Ger many. The Einwohnerwehr is an -organization - composed.- of ciUseas, and sometimes is known as the "Bavarian citizensguard." CHIEF SPENCER DIES IN FLAMES Hammond, Ind., Nov. 27. Over come by smoke while fighting a fire in a 2-story house today, Clyde Spencer, chief of the East Chicago fire department, is dead and lour other firemen are in a critical con dition. Chief Spencer died at his home an hour after he was taken from the burning structure. WOMAN WHO SHOT HAMON ELUDES POLICE Body of Oil King Lies in State Lowden May Attend Funeral. Ardmore, Okla., Nov. 27. (United Press.) Many were wondering to day if Mrs. Clara Hamon, charged with firing the shot which proved fatal for Jake L. Hamon, million aire oil king and Republican na tional committeeman, is still in Ardmore. Previous contentions that she never left bobbed up again today when two men notified the county attorney's office they saw the wom an on the streets yesterday. Their names are withheld. Other reports state she fled to California. City and county authorities re doubled efforts to apprehend Mrs. Clara Hamon, following Hamon's death. Persons from all walks of life began arriving today to pay last respects to Hamon. His body will lie in state in Convention ball from 8 o'clock this morning until Mon- jday morning. The funeral will he held from tne nrst rresoyieruii church Monday afternoon and bnrial will be in Rose cemetery. ! 7 Some believed County Attorney ! Russell Brown will cnange nis charges filed against the woman of assault with intent to kill the com mitteeman to a murder charge.! Brown, however, said he would stay his activities until after the funeral. An inquest to delve into the death of Hamon may be called.; Brown asserted. ! Telegrams of condolence from many prominent men in the United States who knew the millionaire, flooded local wire offices. It was reported that Mrs. Clara Hamon was in Chickasha last Fri day. Oklahoma City Saturday and Ardmore Sunday. QUARTERS ED ED - ID - Armed "Black and Tans" Order Volunteer Help-" , era to Leave Scene, ' j Cork, Hov. 27. The drapery stores on 8t Patrick's stmt . here . were completely burned by ire today, following a iu-' kr of bomb explosions. The', damage Is estimated at S CflySM. Reports from seme quarters allege that members of the "black and Una," at the aetat of revolvers, prevented the Ire agh tors' operations and later ordered all the volanteer keif.. '. an away from the scene. - st-sr - In Ttpewsiiy- thls foreaeew the 8tna Fein etab teems were burned. - ; -. v , KinSeUlen. Dublin, Nov. 27. A party ' military returning from am- outside Fermov was ambushed miles from that town last evening, and two of the soldiers were killed and ' three others wounded. The lorry was held by a tree ' that blocked the road. Some cara-wero captured by the men who carried out the holdup. . , Implicate Sua Fein. , Dublin, Nov. 27. (United Press.) British government agents were reported today to have discovered evidence in the series ot raids now under way which link up Sinn Fein- j leaders with officers of the republi can army in the murder campaign. , According to unofficial reports the Sinn Fein officials were prin cfpally active in collecting funds for the army, which was said to have planned the more Important ot the slayings ot British policemen and officials. Twenty Important, arrests bad been made up to an early hour to day. It was believed all those ar rested will be interned. Hundreds of others were taken later. Announcement was made today that the labor commission would come to Ireland on Tuesday to in vestigate reprisals. - FACETRlLFOR ' TAKING JEWELS Official of Consumers' Company and , Merchant Must Answer te Burglary Charge. ' Chicago, Nov. 27. (United Press). Attorney Edward J. Ader, official ot the Consumers' Packing company convicted last month of using the mails to defraud, and Edgar . C. Erickson, wealthy clothing ' mer- chant were to be given a hearing today on charges of burglary. " They were arrested following .h ih.n nf R SKO wnrth nf tew- elry from the apartment 'of Miss Helen ue wooay, saia w i rel ative of the chief of the bureau of investigation of the department of justice here. Erickson, officials said today, has confessed. Erickson, in the alleged confession, admitted giving the jewelry to Miss De Woody and send ing her on a trip to California. When he attempted to break with her he was threatened with black mail, police said. Erickson said be then revealed bio relations with Miss De Woody to his wife. He said he asked Ader to gat his Jewelry back and three days later all cep a $2,000 diamond ring was retursP- . ed Erickson claimed be was forc ed to pay Ader 14.000 for the Jewelry. ' ... I IMPORTS CAUSE BIG PRICE DROP Danish Barter Caases Pnale Among Dairy Producers Mflk Re duction Coming. Omaha, Neb., Nov. 27. American farmers, stockmen and dairymen face ruin due to recent price de clines ot their products unless pro- tected from direct competition with cheap land and labor in foreign countries, in the opinion of George M. Wilber. of Maryville, Ohio, bead of the Ohio Wool Growers' associa tion, who yesterday told Omaha business men In an address at tb chamber ot commerce that a "aer ie us drop" in milk and butter prices was imminent There is facing us a serious drop In milk and butter prices beesma Danish butter wrtU soon be comiaa In at the rate ot MMW pounds -month, every pound of which will take the place of a powad of Aasar ...V- crease in the tax rate. , 1 themselves. .. .. t, , can butter." Mr. WUbv