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SENATOR PENROSE CALLED BT DEATH DEATH COMES UNEXPECTEDLY AFTER .ILLNESS OF FEW DAYS; OVERWORK BELIEVED CAUSE SENATOR WAS 61 YEARS OLD Friends Milntaihsd That Senator Was Improving Until Late Hour When Turn Was Noted; End Came Shortly Before Midnight Washington.—Senator Boies Penrose of Pennsylvania died here late Satur day night after a brief illness. Senator Penrose, who was 61 years of age, had been complaining for some days, but it was stated repeatedly by his friends that his condition was improv ing and that he would be able to re sume his duties in the senate soon. His recent work as chairman of the finance committee in handling tax and tariff legislation was a greater hard ship, his friends said, than he himself had realized. Senator Penrose died of pulmonary thrombosis, as a result of heart fail ure, Dr. Roy A. Adams, his physician, said. Dr. Adams and two nurses were the only persons in the room when the end came. Until a few moments before death Senator Penrose, his physician said, was quite comfortable, although he soon relapsed Into unconsciousness and it was realized that his condition was desperate. Senator Penrose’s illness, after his recuperation from a long seige, which kept him away from the senate for months, started early in the week with a bad cold. There was a change for the better on Wednesday, but he suf fered a slight relapse Thursday. De spite that, however, he was able to be up and around his apartment. The senator’s brother. Dr. Charles Penrose, of Philadelphia, came here to see him after the first cold attack but returned home Wednesday, feeling that the senator was well on the mend. Dr. Adams was with Senator Penrose most of the afternoon and throughout the evening. Senator Penrose occupied a large suit on the top floor of the hotel and it was said he was able to look out over the city the morning before his condition began to change for the worse. It was said that he was par ticularly anxious to recoup his strength so that he could return to his duties as chairman of the finance committee hearing witnesses to the tariff bill. Dr. Annins gave the time of the sen ator’s death as 11:30 o’clock. Friends of Senator Penrose said that the sud den death recently of his colleague. Senator Knox, had been such a shock to him that Lt had affected him several days ago while he was doing his beet to shake off a deep cold. Like Senator Knox he died suddenly, for as Dr. Arams explained, that while he knew the senator was quite 111, he did net anticipate death. Senator Penrose had a brilliant career in the upper house, and wns a recognized Republican party leader In Pennsylvania. HARVEY AND LLOYD GEORGE HOLD FIRST CONFERENCE Cannes, France.—George Harvey, American ambassador to Great Britain, Saturday afternoon had his first con versation with Prime Minister Lloyd George since their arrival here for next week’s meeting of the allied su preme council. The Interview was in formal. Ambassador Harvey told the cor respondent that his talk with the British prime minister was of a gen eral nature and did not include dla cnsslon of the marine or any other question in which the United State® was vitally interested. Mr. Harvey let it be known that the United State* would make no more for a more active part In the approaching council meeting, and said America’s position would be the same as at the council’s last meeting In Paris, despite British reports to the contrary. Should the allies desire the United States to participate fully in consideration of plans for an economic conference or in discussions of the German reparations question, they must request it. Other wise. the American representative would Rlt in next week’s sessions only ns an Interested observer. It was said that Mr. Harvey might take part in the preliminary conversa tions between Mr. Lloyd George and Premier Brisnd if the mihmm-ln? ques tion should come up. Lumber Exports Set New Record Vancouver, B. C.—Shipments of British Columbia lumber during 1921 by water from mainland provincial ports to foreign countries reached a grand total of 164,000,000 feet, accord ing to figures made public here Satur day. This was In addition to 24,000 tons of box ahooks and 700,000 bundles of British Columbia cedar shingles. The shipments constituted a record for the province. In 1020 the total of offshore lumber shipments was 89,792,000 feet, includ ing box Rhooks. RAOUL PERRET / -w--- Raoul Perret, a prominent French diplomat and political leader, comes to the front as Premier Brinnd’s most formidable rival and may succeed him if the present ministry fails. CORK COUNTY COUNCIL FAVORS RATIFICATION Many Other Bodies Vote for Accept ance of Treaty; one Member Presents Resignation Dublin. —One of the narrowest ma jorities in favor of ratification of the Irish treaty was recorded Saturday by the Cork County council, which voted, 16 to 14, at a meeting specially sum moned by the lord mayor. A resolution was moved proposing to leave the decision to the dail elrennn, but after long discussion an amend ment was carried to the effect that as there Is no alternative to accept, the treaty should be ratified. After a ratification resolution was carried by the Donegal county council, one member. Mr. Duffy, formally pre sented his resignation, saying he was unable to accept the treaty, but real ized that a great majority of his con stituents desired ratification. The Cavan council and the Tipperary urban council were among many other bodies adopting resolutions In favor of ratification. Owing to the uncer tainty of Ireland’s future, recruiting has been suspended temporarily to all Irish Infantry regiments except the Irish guards. Besides the public bodies, the treaty is being debated in the county com mittees of the Sinn Fein organization and all those which already have met have declared In Its favor. But the dis cussions in every case have reached a division of opinion similar to that in the dail eireann, showing an active minority disapproving. BARON ROSEN DIES RESULT OF INJURIES Former Ambassador to the United States Fatally Injured When Run Down By Taxicab New York. —Baron Rosen, former Russian ambassador to the United States, who was recently knocked down by n taxicab In this city, diefl Saturday at the Hotel Netherland. With him at the end was his wife, who hastened to his bedside from Paris on receiving word of the accident. Baron Rosen had been confined to his hotel since December 14, with a fractured leg and other injuries. Re sultant complications, it is believed, brought on his fatal Illness. He lapsed Into unconsciousness shortly after 2 o’clock Saturday afternoon and died soon afterwards. Baron Rosen, formerly Russian am bassador to the United States, and one of the peace envoys, who nettled the war between Russia and Japan, for more than four years had been an exile from his native land. Ask For Large Appropriation Washington.—An appropriation for the enforcement of prohibition during the next fiscal year amounting to $9,- 000.000, perhaps slightly more, as com pared with the treasury department’s request for an appropriation of $lO,- 000,000. will be recommended to the house by Its appropriations committee. Medal-of-Honor Mon Restored Boston. —An executive order has been signed by President Harding for the return to work In the Boston navy of Joseph F. Scott and Anthony J. Carson, medal-of-honor men, who had been iuid off in & recent reduction of forces. Former Premier of Finland Arrested Fitchburg. Mass.— Osknr I. Tokol, former premier of Finland, was ar rested here Saturday night on a feder al warrant charging him with being nn alien anarchist. He wns held without bull pending nn Investigation. Tokol said he was nt a loss to understand the action of the federal authorities. He declared hp wns n colonel in the Finnish legion which fought with the British forces against Germany and that he was In the United States with tka knowledge and consent of the im migration authorities. AGREEMENT ON SUB TONNAGEABANBONED French Finally Reject Ameri can Proposal as to Size of Underwater Fleet. Washington.—Hope for an ment to limit submarine tonnage was declared to have been abandoned Wednesday at the meeting of the arms conference naval committee. A demand by France for a minimum submarine tonnage of 90,000 tons was declared by delegates to have closed the door to any agreement, the Ameri can compromise proposal having been rejected finally and completely by the French. Casting aside the possibility of har monizing views on submarine tonnage, the American delegation brought forth a new proposal -to limit the size of submarines and other auxiliary craft to a maximum of 10,000 tons. The presentation of the French viewpoint, based on calculations of her naval experts and reinforced by ap proval of the French cabinet meeting in Paris, was followed by lengthy dis cussions, the committee adjourning the session after two hours’ debate. Albert Sarraut, head of the French delegation, it was understood, present ed with an air of finality the declara tion that France could not accept less than 330,000 tons of auxiliary tonnage, in addition to a submarine tonnage of 90,000. The American compromise proposal would have given France about 31,000 tons of submarine*. The British and Japanese delega tions are understood to have stated that, in view of the French stand on submarines, they would both feel com pelled to reserve action on the tonnage ratio for auxiliary craft alloted Eng land and Japan under the American plan. Italian spokesmen, following pre sentation of the French demand, it wns said, expressed regret that France had not seen Its way clear to accept a smaller tonnage, and Japan, also through her delegation spokesmen, de clared that the French demands amounted to something which Japan could not hope to sanction under the American proposal. The French delegation declared ad herence to the capita) ship ratio agree ment despite disagreement on subma rines, but with the reservation that she desired to begin rebuilding replace ments In 1927. although this did not m-an that she Intended placing them In the water before the replacement period provided under the capital agreement. PLANS COMBINATION OF ALL COAST SHIPPING INTERESTS San Francisco.- A plan to form a Pacific coast shipping combine by pooling ships allocated to Pacific porta by the shipping board Is being worked out here by Herbert Flelshhacker, lo cal banker. The project which contemplates control and operation of vessels of an aggregate value of approximately $30,- 000,000, according to Flelshhacker, has been sanctioned by President Harding and Is the outcome of a recent confer ence the banker had in Washington with officials of the United States shipping board. It is proposed that the corporation be financed by commercial Interests of San Francisco, Seattle. Portland. San Diego and Los Angeles, and that the ships be purchased on easy terms from the shipping board. Under the tentative plan the ships would ply exclusively in the trans-Pa elfic trade, competing with foreign companies for the commerce of ths Pacific. Asks Receiver For Ku KUX Atlanta, Ga. —Receivership of all property, funds, documents and rec ords of the Ku Klux Klan is sought in a petition filed recently In the Fulton superior court by persons describing themselves as "bonafide members” of the Klan. The petitioners are headed by Harry B. Terrell, Lloyd B. Hooper. F. W. Atkin and A. J. Padon, Jr., de posed grand goblins. Upon filing of tho petition. Judge John T. Pendleton granted a tempor ary injunction against the Klan, re straining the organization from dispos ing of any of its property and from disbursing any moneys except for or dinary expenses, which, it is stipulat ed, must not include salaries of offi cers and employes. Villa’s Toopera Given Land Mexico City.—The men who served under Gen. Francisco Villa, former revolutionist are soon to receive from the government tracts of land in ac cordance with the agreement made with Villa by the Huerta government •t the time of his sur»*»»«i*»r Jwiw 1920. U. 8. Toy Business Growing New York.—More than $100,000,000 wns spent by the American people for toys and games during 1921, the Na tional City bank has figured. The val ue of toys made here in 1919 was giv en at $46,000,000, compared with $14,- 000,000 five years previously when Germany sent to America great car goes of toys. Capital invested in the American industry advanced from $lO,- 000.000 in 1914 to $25,000,000 In 1919. Exports of American toys jumped from less than $1,000,000 Id 1913 to $4. 000,000 last year. TROOPS CALLED QUELL RIOT INJMEXCHAMBER Galleries in Chamber of Dep uties Is Scene of Fight Be tween Sympathizers. Mexico City.—The Mexican chamber of deputies was Invaded Friday by firmed forces for the first time in Its history when troops were called in to quell fighting in the galleries between factions sympathizing with the I'hetal constitutionalist party and the social democratic bloc. Whips and canes were used by the combatants In the struggle, which aro.se over efforts to win control of the permanent commit tee which is to act during the recess of congress January 1 until next Sep tember. Election of this commission has been expected for the past fortnight and the galleries at each session have been crowded by the sympathizers of the contending groups. The liberal consti tutionalists renresent moderate politi cal opinion while the social democratic bloc Is credited with radical tenden cies. Hooting and shouting in the galleries have made the sessions almost impossi ble and last Monday Eduardo Vascon celos, president of the chamber, order ed the police to clear the galleries. This they were unable to do, the frowd remaining until the sitting was finally adjourned. Afterwards a fight tonk place outside rhe chamber be tween the two groups, which required troops to quell. Fridnv Senor Vasconcelos asked President Obregon for armed forces to maintain order and the latter placed 200 soldiers at his disposal. The gal leries were crowded at an early hour and the usual disorders began, where upon the soldiers entered the chamber and stood nt attention for half an hour. Members of the chamber pro tested nt the military display and the troops were ordered to retire to the corridors. Discussion of the budget then wns continued until there came a sudden Invasion of the galleries by followers of the bloc, armed with lashes and sticks. They attacked the liberal con stitutionalist sympathizers and a hand to-hand fight ensued. In which the at tackers were victorious. The soldiers rushed In and Intervened, but the bloc forces remained triumphantly inside. DOCTORS IN SIX STATES AGAINST MED'CAL WHISKEY Chicago.—A large majority of doc tors from six states, replying to an al coholic questlonalre sent out by the Journal of the American Medical asso ciation, asserted they did not regard whiskey, beer and wine as necessary therapeutic agents in the practice of medicine, while nearly two-thirds of them said they believed there should be restrictions In prescribing whisky, beer and wine. About three-fourths of the replies as serted there were no instances In the practice of the physicians where suf fering or death had resulted from the enforcement of the prohibition laws. In these eight states combined, 2,743 physicians replied that they did not consider whisky ns a necessary thera peutic agent In the practice of medi cine and 2,524 asserted they had found it of value. On the question of beer, 1,404 doc tors in the eight states replied they believed it had medicinal value, and 3,838 physicians said they did not be lieve it necessary as a therapeutic ag ent. Wine as a therapeutic agent was supported by 1.592 doctors In the eight states and opposed hy 3.624. One thousand doctors reported they could cite Instances In their own prac tice where unnecessary suffering or death had resulted from enforcement of prohibition laws, and 3,923 physi cians reported they had experienced no such Instances. In the eight states, 3,184 physicians stated they favored restrictions In the prescribing of whisky, beer and wine, while 1,929 physicians were opposed such restrictions. Discloses Theft es Army Supplies New York. —Alleged organized theft of more than $1,000,000 worth of sup plies from the army base at Brooklyn, was disclosed by army Intelligence of ficers after the arrest of three civilian employes. For some time, the officers said, articles, Including 8,000,000 safety razor blades, had been smuggled out In trucks. Tenement Fire Endangers Twenty-two Rochester, N. Y.—'iYie Ilves of 22 persons were endangered in a tene ment house fire which followed a mys terious explosion, believed by the po lice to have been a bomb. One sus pect wns arrested. May Send Representative Washington.—Permission has been granted the soviet government to send a representative to this country to supervise the expenditure of $10,000,- 000 of former Imperial Russian treas ury funds for the purchase of grain for famine relief, secretary Hoover said Friday. The request of the soviet govern ment that they be permitted to send an agent to this country to check up purchases of famine supplies made with Russian funds wns regarded "ns reasonable" Air. Hoover said. W. L MACKENZIE KING William Lyon Mackenzie King, Lib eral leader of Canada, who becomes premier of the dominion as a result of the defeat of the Conservatives in the recent election. GOV. SMALL TO STAND TRIAL FOR CONSPIRACY Embezzlement Indictments Against Governor Are Set Aside; Date of Trial Not Certain Waukegan. Ill.—Gov. Len Small Thursday was freed of every charge against him except that of conspiring with Lieut. Gov. Fred E. Sterling and Vernon Curtis to defraud the state of $2,000,000 during Mr. Sterling’s term as state treasurer. All charges of eml»ezz|ement during his own term as state treasurer were Rtrlcken from the records, partly by Judge Claire C. Edwards and partly by the state, and the court also quashed a charge of operating a con fidence game. The date of his trial on the one charge remaining is still uncertain. State’s Attorney C. Fred Mortimer staged a vigorous fight to bring the governor to trial on the first conspir acy charge, and falling In that nolled the embezzlement indictment rather than try it first. The embezzlement*, besides charg ing the governor with misappropriat ing $500,000 in state Interest money, also alleged he had destroyed or car ried away many of the records of the treasurer’s office. The next step In the legal battle be tween the governor and his prosecu tors will be staged here January 7 when the defense expects to present a motion asking for separate trials for the governor and Mr. Curtis, who are bpth defendants under the conspiracy charge. Legal Jockeying may postpone the actual start of the trial a mouth or more. A missing word, the position of a name, three errors In drawing indict ments and the shuffling of n pile of papers won a string of victories for the governor. CANADA’S NEWLY ELECTED PREMIER TAKES OFFICE Ottawn, Ont.—William Lyon Mac- Kenzle King, elected premier of Can ada, on the liberal tidal wave at the general election December 6, took the reins of government from Premier Arthur Melghan. conservative. 'l'hurs dny In the presence of Baron Byng of Vlmy, governor general of the domin ion. The new premier was sworn tn on ly a few hours after It was announced suddenly that the Melghan cabinet would hold Its Anal session. New cab inet appointments were announced by Mr. King. Mr. King will have a strong liberal backing In parliament, for at the elec tion In which the government wns overthrown, the liberals elected 117 members, the progressives, 05. the conservatives (unionists) -51, and la barites, 2. The tariff Issue played an Important part In the election. The liberal plat form favored a tariff for revenue only and a return toward reciprocity to nat ural products with the United States. The Melghan government stood for a high tariff. The new premier Is a former minis ter of labor and an expert on dominion labor matters. Premature Explosion Kills Two Lisbon. —Two persons were killed and five others wounded through the explosion of bombs which It Is alleged were being manufactured In a building belonging to general confed eration of labor. Some arrests fol lowed. The government Is maintain ing order and the elements from which violence was fenred by the authorities are under surveillance. Canadian Commerce Decline, Heavily Ottawa. —Canada's commerce de clined heavily In the 12 months ended November. 1921. ns shown In a report just Issued by the dominion buroau of statistics. Exports totaled $880,458,5 48. com pared with $1,289,530,450 the previous year, while Imports were $825,220,585 against $1,845,592,300 last year. Cus toms duties fell to $124,184,941 from $207,412,039 In the ssine period of 1920. Imports from the United States were valued at $579,427,941 and exports $359,016,107. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 1921 OHIO OIL COMPW LOOMS SUESIOIARY TO HANDLE GAS BUSINESS; NEW CONCERN WILL CONTROL DIS TRIBUTION IN ROCKIES IS A DELEWARE CORPORATION Gallatin Natural Gaa Company With a Capitalization of *1,884,000 Will Establish Headquarters In Billing, Immediately ;■ Billings.—Development and distribu tion of natural gas will be carried on in the Rocky mountain region and else where by the Ohio OH company through medium of the Gallatin Natur al Gas company, a Delaware corpora tion capitalized at $1,884,000, articles of Incorporation of which were filed with the recorder of Yellowstone coun ty Tuesday. J The new corporation marks division by the Ohio, primarily an oil producer, of Its oil and gas business, maintaining the two as separate entitles for pur poses of accounting and expediency in handling development and distribution. The Gallatin Natural Gas company will be a close corporation, with all of its stock held by the Ohio. No especial significance is attached to selection of the name. J While franchises for distribution <»f natural gas have been granted at Fromberg, Laurel and Bridger to John McFadyn, general manager for the Ohio In the Rocky mountain region, articles of incorporation of the Galla tin Natural Gas company furnish no basis for belief that the new Ohio sub sidiary will operate these three fran chises. On the contrary, the article*, by specifically exempting operation of public utilities In recital of purposes of the company, give hint that the Ohio has some other plan In mind for distribution of natural gas to local consumers in the three towns. While the principal plnoe of business of tl»e Gallatin Natural Gas company Is designated in the articles as Wil mington, Del., due to the fact that it Is a Delaware corporation. Billings will be headquarters for operations of the new company in this state. Os the $1,884,000 capitalization of the new company, $534,000 Is preferred stock, on which 7 per cent dividend will be paid before distribution on the common stock, of which $1,350,0u0 will be Issued. PROMINENT CALIFORNIA CHURCHMAN SUCCOMBS Bishop Grace Dies ‘n Sacramento After Serving There For Over 25 Year*. Sacramento. Cai. —Thomas Grace, for more than 25 years bishop of the Roman Catholic diocese of Sacramen to, died here Tuesday after an illness of several months. He was 81 year* of age. Bishop Grace, who was prominent in the Catholic church of northern Cali fornia and Nevada for more than half a century, wns a stanch friend of all churches and faiths of the Christian religion. "All of you should go to some church, but if you don’t, then live a life that will enable you to have a clear conscience and In the end that will count," he would say. A son of James Grace, who was of Norman extraction and a descendant of the famous Raymond I-e Gros of the twelfth century, he was a native of Wexford, Ireland, being born in 1841. In September of 1807 he came to California and soon took charge of the parish at Red Bluff. During his pastorage he built the Convent of Mer cy. In 1870 he removed to Grass Valley and remained there until 1874, going then to Marysville. In 1881 he came to Sacramento and assumed charge ns pastor of 8t Rose’s church and re mained as such until he became bishop In 1897. Bishop Grace was responsi ble for the establishment of the Stan ford Lathrop Home for Friendless Children here. Mrs. Jane Stanford deeded to Bishop Grace the former Stanford mansion and four years later it was dedicated to the Hid of friendless children. Unemployment in New York Lees New York.—New York's unemployed numbered 330,015 on Dec. 15, against 342,860, two months before. This re port was made by the local commission appointed In accordance with recom mendations made at the unemployment conference In Washington. Mex Secretary Resigns Post Mexico City.—Rafael Zubnra r s, sec retary of Industry, commerce and la bor, has resigned. President Obregon has taken no action yet on the resig nation. Honor Zuburun's action follows a re cent a thick upon Ills honesty In the chamber of deputy. Secretary Zubar an. after this incident, conferred with President Obregon, who assured him his honesty was unquestioned, but the president failed to make a public dec laration of this and the secretary's resignation followed.