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rC IjLD III CITY -tatara 81w net Al- 4 WUto rtafc t tobereuloita seal nle ..u in RvV TsUneVwaa tjssy when incomplete 77. $(00 worth o( stamp ntarsH teaser i Pft mark ever touched. w ' . . - v. kwut4 imp Mi f 'IJriJLB- Mice, chairman ot the I mTlZ. p.ixt committee, which hod "iteinH the drive, announced this -that all stamps unsold -mAwauKl thonld be turned over fttbff headquarters, lw wineteentn Seek tomorrow. With these re iL. those from Milan, which leei warn worm v wa""" teleL will a increased materially. . wmm health bonds were sold, only LjjM being received for such certifl- m4m TBa aaia cam u airchase ot the seals. The pro win he turned over to the L bnrcr Rack Island county tubercu ' imI. uaacutlon of which Major Harry Schrtver to chairman, 22H Ver cent of which goes to the state Jiaiodatlon and the rest will be tor J local use. mm 5" e. WEDDINGS AUD AVAR FOR GREEKS TbtmuUse Plans Journey te garras Frent Court Marriages Arranged With Bonmania. ' Athens. Dec. 23. (United Press) '-War and wedding were topics of ' (out gossip here today. " King Conatantins is planning on fotig to the Smyrna front as soon it he has caught up with a mass ' ft detail on bis desk here.. He "limned to take with him Premier ' Riallii and the secretary ot war. ' Conitantlne's intention, he said, is . S cling to the territory gained by .HMtm itnrinp thA rrp&t war and te make a personal appeal to his tmops to continue occupation. - Preliminary arrangements were ad today for court wedding ot Princess Helene of Greece to Crown Macs Carol of1 Roumanta.1 This tedding will be held at Bucharest. Another marriage ' between the touea will be that -of Crown Mace George of Greecs to Prin - as Elizabeth" of Roumania in Juaary in-Athens - .- Constantino expresses himself as (leuecl at the forthcoming alli iBej and speaks of the marriages if real lore matches, i; ConelaBtinorrter &&f 2Gfeelfs ployed in- provincial branches of ite Ottoman bank, in the Heraklla ml field have been ordered to late Asia Minor within 4? hours. Twkish Nationalists, who control ants along the Black Sea coast of isn Minor, have commandeered ill Greek steamers anchored in itkoM borbora. Anal vh fa a. at. at the Untverattr rf niimwa. n4 the holidays with hla aaranta. Mr. tad Mn. n. ti Arndt, list TttttUk afreet. ary Umimf DUTer of N. J- tuiuierli'of HaiiB. wui irnn a taw tn-ejtiee this orealnn; to spend the holidays with former friends. t . J. rMoocer, a former Bock Is- laoaer, now Of Peoria te a visitor in the ttC ate. atanawr waa for inMrrear weaeetsd wtuthe head omoe cr tit len Woodaea. Dr. j; JL:HoUowaah. tag Twen ty-third) street, left last fwainr tor Ccllegw Btatloa,' Texas, wscr he wm xpaao. Christatas with hie daaghter, Mrs. Wilsa,J ,Baia aad vaaia uaia.. captain Bais is stay uonea at Utt place. tt . Her. aad Mra, Paal H. Aadreea ot ues MQlaes are the aroad Barents t a soa born Tueedsy aooa at Dee maiaes aosstfAL . Tae yoaaar man vmi ha-aMMi Pal vBaraid,- Jr.! fter; Aadrea is the soa of Or. and Mra. Aadreea. of th ity and Mrs.! Andreen wsa before, her marriage Miss Attaea Browa, 'daaghter of Mr. aad Mrs. John Brows of 120J Twelfth ftreeW Mollpa ; She '.Was a member of Angustana conserva tory facajir. -.;,..; Rev. J. Clark Oranger of 1811 nfteenth street, has returned from Minonk, his former field, where he officiated at the funeral of one of his .former- aarishloners - Dr. aad Mrs. H. V. Bo wen leave tonight for Kansas City to spend unnstaias witn . ur. Bowen s par ents. ' .-- Mrs. A, Scott Anderson of La mona, nwa, is here to spend the holidays, with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Sherman W. Searle, 835 Twenty-third street. Mr. Anderson will arrive tomorrow. ; Mr. and Mrs. Paul A. Semrad of Chicago arrived , last .evening to spend Christmas with Mrs. Sem- rad's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Lu Richards, 850 Twenty-second street. Miss Marian McCabe has return ed to her home, 2920 Fifth avenue, from Chicago, where, she has been a student at the University of Chi cago. Miss McCabe has received her diploma, so will not return next semester. Miss Margaret R. Anderson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. An derson, 251 J Fifth-and-a-half ave nue, arrived home today to spend the Christmas holidays with her parents. Miss Anderson is a senior at Washington university, St. Louis. ' Reid H. Ray, sophomore at Iowa state university, Iowa City, is home for the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Ray, 911 Twenty third street OF AMES CeauLtRsiea Xakes Chaff errtjfetfalaa WasBinttoa.. .Dee, 23. A state ment charging Japanese ; military authorities with deeds more -frightful and barbarous" than anything ever alleged to . have occurred in Belgium during the war. was issued here, today by the Korean commis sion, based, the commission said, on authentic reports received by it from Manchuria.' , The Japanese punitive expedition sent to the Hunchun district fol lowing the cfash last November be tween Japanese troops and Korean insurgents, was . alleged to aave burned 32 villages,- "killed all the male inhabitants pf, the district" sad "massacred 145 peaceful in habitants" in one town where one house was burned, K was added. "with women and children inside." 'Authentic reports received by the Korean commission in Wash ington,", the' statement said, "show a total or sal noncomoauuiiB ar rested aad executed, or whom 86 were wives, and 12 were mothers, who answered 'odoro kaso' (gone somewhere, we don't know) to ques tions as to the whereabouts of their husbands and sons.". "The - Japanese government's "reign of terror in Korea," the com mission asserted, "had now . been carried into southern Manchuria, where some million Koreans" re side under Chinese rule, ""driven out of their native land by the Japan ese." - "The Japanese soldiers put ' to the torch all the villages in the dis trict," the . statement continued "burning three thousand home and all the grain supplies stored for the winter.- They then systematically killed all the male inhabitants of the district. In some villages. women and children were not spared." "Thirty-two Tillages were thus wantonly destroyed and the destruc tion still continues, notwithstanding the 'regrets' expressed by Colonel Mizumachi, head of the military mission at Chientoa to Canadian missionaries who visited th edevastated districts." . Comfortahla Words aad Sarstani Corda Verbecke. n.' 8aactaa, Beaedktua ant Agnus Dat-fichwars, Gloria ia Erceleis Ska wars. . Nana Dtmlttls Toser. micanataaal Hyaan, UtUe Town of Bethlehem" Reading. . The) ansae saute win be sang at th It o'clock . service Christmas morniag. except for changes in the anthem aad hymns. Sanday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock the Trinity church choir will give the beautiful Christmas cantata. "The Hair ChlM," by Thomas Ad- is. The pablic is invited to thia and to the other services. The Sunday School Festival will be held Tuesday night, the Feast of the Holy Innocents, at 7:30 o'clock. A mystery play will be given m the caarch at this bour. followed by the distribution of gifts to the children in the parish hoase. . UNABLE TO PAY DIVORCEE GASH Paymeat ef SlOtvftM to Mrs. Her. . bert r. Crane Heii Up Has. hand Raises $3ftM. PRESIDENTS OF RAILROADS HAVE " THEIR TROUBLES ATHENS NAMES II. S. MINISTER Dr. Sieilllanos Will Represent Greece In America Will Bring: -i Princess Ans-stasia. Athens. Dec. 23. Dr. Sicillianos, head ot the political bureau of the foreign office, said today he, had been nominated minister to the United States. He stated that he would go to America early in Jan uary and possibly would be accom panied by Princess Anastasia, who before her marriage to Prince Christopher of Greece was Mrs. William B. Leeds of New York. Edward Capps, American minis ter, and Major Martin C. Shallen berger, military attache, called at the. king's palace today and signed their names on the visitors' book. They were accompanied to the pal ace by the Brazilian minister. It Chicago. The trials ot railroad Presidents who preside over the des taiea pf the country's short lines ire coming to light in the hearings Iwas explained that their action was Mag given here to more than one NBdred short lines whose em torn want petitioned the United 8utes labor board for increased One Tela road, built primarily a open up a route to some mineral Walt beds, has to date the diam ine hard lurk tale, according to 1 w W. Hanger, member ot the ud. The president of- the line plained he owned 41 miles of jKk between two Urmlnal cities. hwt passenger train covered the ac in two hours. Btt between the two cities is a rt surfaced highway, and enter JJwsg anto owners have opened a toe. The highway, on a direct JWe. is little more than 20 miles t. compared to the railroad's 41. Te into covers the distance In 40 law, one hour and twenty min- fatter than the train, and 'Mfge, the same fare. "lie freiehf nut anally bad. A company ooerat- I motor trucks with two trailers tte truck, hauls freight over the Jay faster than the road can by de!lTers the goods at the mer r"M More door, and charges the tariff aa the railroad. And on n his other troubles it is now PJjWted that the mineral deposits furnish the main remaining f""" ot revenue will be exhausted i I inree years. ! President of an Alabama ""line whose principal source of TW is hauling ore to Birming 7" lumaces anoeared to defend kttHu aKnst six employes, r? 8nts. who had request "J'JWJ'. Their present in- J railroad president exhibited a -w anowudge ot he affairs ot Of hi. . S ,uP"jyes. une ot ine gents. he said, owned a mJ. tQre few roCs from the Matlon and had run his tel gj e into the store so he fModle his duties as dispatch rr operator while waiting oa tjTf1- A second waa described Si ot ' PrPous farmer. SaSiJ1'' Wegraph line in the Jtchen, the president said. Of "operators only one was lo v?'taw. and that was a Til-au-iv, PPnlain. The presi 1!! " ro,a B,ld no dividends a jJfT1 a lose of $100,000 T"' -. -; - ' ? "ftte mora v than on 'JMert llae cases, each of Sert!f "? up eparatoly. wied to continue tor several jellon in all cases will covn simultaneously. inspired by politeness and was not thf result of instructions from Washington. WORK ON STATE BUILDING ENDS Chicago, Dec. 23. Payment of the $100,000 settlement awarded Mrs. Eltda Plza Crane in her di vorce suit against Herbert P. Crane, millionaire manufacturer of St Charles, HL, has been held up, it became known today following a conference of attorneys represent ing both sides, because Crane was unable to raise the major portion of the money. A check for $30,000 was turned over last Thursday, and when the divorce decree was granted, it was agreed that the $100,000 was to have been paid within thirty days. Mrs. Crane, who is waiting at the Wild Rose farm with her son, Ra fael Angelo Crane, for the settle men of $70,000, has abandoned her plan to go to New York, to join her father for the holidays. She will wait until Mr. Crane can pro duce the remainder of the settle ment, wherennnn una nlans to re- Japaneseitarn to her Costa Rica home. conEEoaFun ATITWIOUSE President Wflsea's Grandchildren WTO Hot Be At Christmas . Dinner 4alet Bay. ; T Vv Washington, Dec. 23. (United Press.) Pat O'Brien was brought back to this little village he left comes whizzing over the national capital tomorrow night . The, president's grandchildren, who have made White house Christmas-celebrations merry affairs in the past., will not be here this Christmas President Wilson's last one in the White tyouse. kit was learned today -that W. G. McAdoo and Mrs. McAdoo, one of the president's daughters, will have tnetr Christmas at their own home, as will Professor and Mrs; Sayre. Miss Margaret Wilson, the nresi- dent's third daughter, will be at the wnite nonse. Because of the absence of the children there probably will be no Christmas tree and no dinner guests with the exception of Mrs. Wilson's relatives. After distributing gifts to White house attendants the president and Mrs. Wilson will spend their day as usual, driving cut in the afternoon if the weather permits. It is Mrs. Wilson's custom to distribute eifts to children along the route of the drive on Christmas. wl'-h a deficit of $tU.e0,oaa-tar. Houston sain, -ww face, ia addi tion, the fact that many soarcea of rwraaae are daclinias. aw we will have to look around tor aew eoaroas to tap without placing greater bur dens on tne treasury." Asked aa to what soarcea of rev enue were declining the secretary said principally the excess profits tax. but that the productivity of higher, groups of income taxes also waa falliaav off He cited the in ternal revenue figures showing a steady .decline in tax payments by those, receiving larger iaeomes of the conntry. Mr. HoBStoa warned, incidentally, against, "tampering with the sink ing fund." He declared th pres ent arraagemeat for retiring- the great r.war .. debt was ound aad workable" and should 'be allowed toconUnue-laforce. ' "When we go tav tampering with the sinking, fund, I believe we are go ne,' he said. . x LAYS 2 PATHS BEFORE YOUTH Judge Landis Gives Boy Thief Choice Between Hell and Wan. began Takes Latter. Chicago, Dec. 23. Judge K. M. Landis gave Roy ,V. Warner, aged 17, charged cashing a $17 check, stolen from the mails, his choice of two paths, today. "Do you. want to go to hell?" the judge asked, leaning over the bench, "or do you want to go along the narrow path. The road to hell is lined with beautiful scenery, but the other path is the better." Warner said he guessed he would try the straight and narrow road. Judge Landis sent him to Waukegan jail until January 5, "ta think things over." AIDM'GAfJNON DELAY COAL -QUIZ." Washington, Dec. 23. Senate in vestigation in the coal situation was put over today until next Wed nesday. . Chairman Calder of the in quiry committee, said it was planned at that time to recall George H. Cashing, managing di rector of the American Wholesale Coal association, and clear up charges that government officials and railroad men made profits on the distribution of coal during the shortage panic last summer and fall. GOVERNMENT IS SHORT OF CASH Hoastoa Tells Senate Committee What Treasury Faces Betweea Sow and End of 1923. Washington, Dec. 23. A gross de ficiency in national fiscal transac tions of $2,100,000,000 this fiscal year, and $1,500,000,000 for the next fiscal year was forecast today by Secretary Houston in testimony be fore the senate finance committee. which is considering the soldier bonus bill. Considered aside from the public debt, Mr. Houston said, the ordinary receipts for this- year should ex ceed ordinary expenditures by about $800,000,000 and next year the ex cess should b6 $556,000,000. These sums, however, are inadequate to take care of the interest on the public debt, which is about $1,200, 000,000 annually, Mr. Houston said,, as well as the interest on the cur rentoatiug debt and the total laid aside annually for reiring the pub lic debt "We will star the year of 1922-23 YULETIDE GIFT FOR 2 CONVICTS Governor Lewdea Pardons Lee Schoolcraft and Jtedaees BentTs Sentence, TGDTOT Mrs. Xehaa TtBa Irfea Cawdt t at Iasatt to "Old tory by -British at Oeeustawu. Springfield, 111., Dec. 23. Immed iate pardon ot Lee Schoolcraft, con victed of murder in Massac county in 1917, and reduction of the life sentence for murder of Thomas J. Bent of Chicago, to 36 years, were Governor Lowden's only Christmas gifts to convicts announced today. Pardons or communications in 35 other cases were refused. Washington, Dee. 23 An attempt by British soldiers to tear down an American flag from : her father's home in ' Queenstown, . Ireland. where she waa staying last Au gust was described today by Mrs. Michael Mohan of Corona, L I., before the commission of the com mittee ot one hundred investigating conditions in Ireland. . Mrs. Mohan said she had put np the Has; as a protection against raids and that when a party of sol diers saw it one ot them shouted "Tear down that damned Amer ican flag and trample on it!" The soldiers, then, she said. smashed windows in a fruitless at tempt to climb up to the flag. The witness told the commission that when she reported the Inci dent to American Consul McAnd rews at Queenstown she was in formed that "the English hate Americans as' much as they ' do Irish," aad that he woaM not be permitted to cable a report to America as the telegram would be censored. The consul, she added, advised her that possibly she could cable to report to her husband. She did so, she, said, but her husband did not make the cablegram public because of tears for her safety. The hearings were adjourned un til Jan. 12. NEW CURRENCY LURES THIEVES Money Displayed on Illuminated ' Xmas Trees Stolea by Men Who Break Bank Windows. Scranton, Pa.. Dec, 23. New currency displayed on two illumi nated Christmas trees in windows of the First National bank at the most prominent business corner of the city, attracted thieves just be fore daybreak today. They hurled stones through the windows and1 gathered up the bills, indifferent to the burglar alarm loudly clanging over their heads. Police hurried to the scene and picked' up the men wkh their pockets bulging with the new bank cotes. Both are deaf mutes. BLAME OFFICER AND CIVILIAN Responsibility for Recent Trouble at American Samoan Islands Laid to Green aad Boucher. All the nrgus. news all tee time The Honolulu, T. H., Dec 23. (Unit ed Press). Arthur Greene, a civ ilian, and Lieutenant Commander J Boucher, U. 3. N., were charged with responsibility for the recent trouble in the American Samoan is lands in a proclamation of the Sa moan house, which was made pub lic here today. The proclamation declared that the administration ot Admiral Ter hune, U. S. N., former governor ' of Samoa, who committed suicide a short Uine ago, was honest but with out tact '" . It urged that Greene and Bouch er be prosecuted, alleging they were aboard Ua U. mrtt ttwmaaw Pecently otth.coartasartSaf wersfor wtVded t Waahlaftoa a abort time wacK2? wltflSU'lS-t 7ertunebrnattve chiefs alleging' iSmtmnt natives and other abuses. Boucher was then aeeus dothaviac instigated tha charges 2nd, aaval boar waa aent to Sa moa to investigate. Two days be fore the board arrived Terhant committed suicide. flaci:els take place of dolls Taakee Santa Oaas, TteMa Tw Xllllea Eareaeaa CbJMm, Given Practical Grfla, T ' London, Dec 23. (By United Press.) European childhood wist fully eyed the Christmas uispiay in American today. A Yankee San ta Clans was doing his boat to make it a real Christmas, but his visit to two million children meant he was limited to distributing "prac tical presents." - , v Warm flannels and special foods replaced the walking doll and other resplendent gifts of pre-war" days. The territory to be covered by the Yankee Santo Claus extended over most of Europe the "starva tion area." He heard the plea for help in 20 different languages. His chief agents were the American Red Cross and the organization 'for the relief of destitute children, headed by Herbert Hoover. ' In Austria 40.000 war orphans were to be treated to special foods and given warm clothing to replace the thin garments now representing their best All through Austria parties were arranged for 300,000 children who otherwise would have no remembrance whatever. The practical gifts of the Amer icans will find their way into Spain, Italy, Jugoslavia, Csecho-Slovakia and Hungary wherever the Amer ican. Red Cross has representatives who can distribute them. MAY ISSUB BOMBS. Washington, Dec 23. Under spe cial order the senate today passed a bill permitting the federal farm, loan board to issue mortgage bends for short or long periods, as market conditions may require. Another resolution extending the time la which federal reserve banks '.may hold temporary Liberty bonds until permanent bonds are available also was passed. Fonr Witnesses Allege They Saw Accused Judge Elsewhere at Time of Murder of Kagy. Bismarck, N". D.. Dec. 23 end of the present week or as soon thereafter as practicable, work on the state mill and elevator building at Grand Forks is to be discontin ued, according to a resolution adopt ed by the state industrial commis sion. The resolution stated that the fi nancial situation is such that it ap pears the enterprise should be dis continued until further funds can be obtained through sale of mill and elevator bonds. When completed the mill was planned to have a capacity of 2,000 barrels of flour daily and the eleva tor to hold 1,500,000 bushels ot grain. SALOONKEEPER CAME TO KNOW LANDIS LATER Cleveland,, Ohio, Dec 23. (Unit ed Press.)--Twenty-four new wit nesses were summoned -. today by the defense in an effort to crush the state's case against Judge Wil liam H. McGannon, chief justice of Cleveland's muncipakcourts, charg At the ed with second degree murder in connection with the slaying of Har old Kagy.' . .. . v Attorney Boyd for the defense said be had two witnesses" who would show Miss Neely was seen at some point other than '.the scene of the shooting when Kagy was fa tally wounded.-; Four witnesses testified today -to seeing McGannon a few minutes before the shooting at Euclid and East Ninth street, which is quite a distance- from the scene of the shooting. Chicago. The features of Kene saw M. Landis, the white haired federal jurist who recently was chosen supreme dictator of organ ised baseball, have been known to newspaper readers for years, but at least one Chicago man failed to recognize the judge one day re cently. The occasion was the summoning of 72 saloonkeepers to the federal building to face injunction suirs brought by the state to close their places of business under the pro hibition law. ' One of the saloon men disem barked from an elevator and walk ed up .to a stranger. -. "Where's this guy Landis' court T" the saloon man asked. . "Ia there," waa the monosyllabic reply. : "Well, he'a got ma np here, and they tell me he's a tough old fel low," said the talkative saloonman. "I've heard so." was the dry re joinder. The saloonkeepers passed on and ware followed shortly by the stranger, who mounted the bench and rapped for order. . All the News All tna Time The Arewa Weole Family MRS. ROSA METSCH ADJUDGED INSANE Mrs. Rosa Metsch, age 60, was adjudged mentally unbalanced by an insanity commission id county court yesterday afternoon and or dered committed to Watertown hos pital. Mrs. Metsch was'' discovered in a halt frozen, half starved con dition in her home at 2501 Fifth-and-a-half avenue, yesterdar by city officials, who had been called upon to investigate the cause ot her non-appearance. SPECIAL SERVICES' AT TRINITY DURING CHRISTMAS SEASON The Christmas-tide services at Trinity Episcopal church will be held at the usual hours, 11:30 on Christmas eve, and 8:30 and 10:00 on- Christmas morning. - The midnight service, beginning at 11:30 o'clock tomorrow night, will be a choral celebration of the Holy Communion, the musical parts being the following: Processional Hymn, "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear" Willis. Introit, "Like As the Heart" Novell. . Threefold Kyrle Schwarx. Sequence Hymn. "Hark the Her ald Angels" Mendelssohn. Gloria Tibi ' aad . Laaa Ttbi Schwars. f 4 Nicene Creed Stubbs. Offertory Anthem, : The wise Will be interested and delighted with our' 1921 -. Christmas Savings Clubs Now open for membership. They offer you and your family an easy way to SAVE MONEY for next Christmas. Your neighbors have been SAVING MONEY in this way for some time. Follow their example by joining one of these clubs today lc CLUB Increasing or Decreasing in 50 week pays .$ " 2c CLUB Increasing or Decreasing in 50 weeks pays . 5c CLUB Increasing or Decreasing in 50 weeks pays 1 -10c CLUB Increasing or decreasing in 50 weeks pays . 25c CLUB Deposit 25c each week In 50 weeks pays . 50c' CLUB Deposit 50c each week in 50 weeks pays . $1 CLUB Deposit $1 each week in 50 weeks pays . $2 CLUB Deposit $2 each week in 50 weeks pays . . $5 CLUB Deposit $5 each week in 50 weeks pays . t?10 CLU B Deposit $10 each week in 50 weeks pays . $20 CLUB Deposit $20 each week in 50 weeks pays . $100 CLUB Deposit $100 each week in 50 weeks pays . J V. J O I N r O W ? r 12.75 25.50 63.75 127.50 12.50 25.00 50.00 100.00 250.00 500.00 1,000.00 5,000.00 DONT PUT THIS MATTER OFF ACT TODAY! American Tni8t& Savings Barfs Northwest Corner Second Ave. and Eighteenth St, Rock Island, HI. ... W I :