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EDITION STOCK MARKET NEWS PAGE FIVE VOLUME 35 JACKIES DISARM NICARAGUANS Gene Tunney Narrowly Escapes Death in Icy Lake HUMAN CHAIN' PULLS FIGHTER OUT OF WATER Champion Slips in Trying To Leap Over Frozen Spot And Falls In Moosehead Lake RESCUED BY PALS ROCKWOOD , Maine , Dec. 25 (AP) —Plunging into Moosehead lake, where the water is at least 100 feet deep, when he lost his footing in an attempt to leap a treacherous ice wrinkle this morn ing, Gene Tunney, world’s heavy weight boxing champion, was res cued by a human chain consisting of three companions accompanying him on a hike to this village to at tend mass. Rushing to the spqt where Tun ney went in, one of the trio seiz ed him as he was struggling in the water, the others joined aud they soon had the champion back on the ice. “That was the closest call I ever had,” said Tunney after he reached the village, his teeth chattering from the cold. “I’ll never forget this Christmas.” He was s« thoroughly chilled that he went at once to the Rock wood hotel and there lay in bed a good part of the day while his clothing was drying. When he returned to King’s Camp, Tom Hegan Point, where he is spending the Christmas holidays, the conqueror of Dempsey did not try the ice route again, but trav elled by automobile overland for a distance of 10 miles and then walked the remaining distance of four miles. Paris Makss Merry -Cheaply as Possible PARIS, Dec. 25 (AP) Christ mastide in Paris was unusually quiet this year, most Parisians do ing their merry making at home with frugality. Rcveillon celebrations, in the progress of which the populace eats, drinks and makes merry from dinnertime to dawn, had lit tle of the expensive brilliance they have known on other Christmas mornings since the war. Santa Claus, it was remarked, must have speculated against the franc and been pinched by the rapid rise of the nation’s monetary unit during the past few weeks. None of the restaurants and cabarets posted “Full up” signs and no one with money to spend was turned away from any place of public entertainment. 0 WOMAN LEAPS TO DEATH NEW YORK, Dec. 25 (AP) Withdrawing from a party of friends with whom she had been dining in an apartment in west 55th street, Mrs. Pauline Hargett, 28, of Steubenville, Ohio, tonight opened a window and leaped elev csn stories to her death. Police found in the apartment a physi cian's prescription blank, on the back of which was written “Good bye, Connie.” 300 Ex-Convicts From 20 Penitentiaries Eat Christmas Dinner in Chicago Case CHICAGO, Dec. 25 (AP) —Thfee hundred men who had served in twenty penitentiaries had Christ mas dinner today in a fashionable restaurant as the kuests of Dr. Ben L. Reitman, patron of out casts. “It’s funny to walk into a fancy joint like this,” remarked a man from Atlanta penitentiary. ‘‘l want to go straight but I haven't decent clothes,” said an other after Reitman had called to him “Staud up and tell your story >A PAPER FOR THE fMPUMW SIX PAGES * Escape Os Foxes * t From Farm Starts * t Minnesota Hunt * * . * 4* ANOKA, Minn., Dec. 25 (AP) 4* 4* rpnE huntsmen’s horn will 4* 4- signal the start Sunday + 4* morning of an all-day trek 4* 4* through the snow covered 4* 4* farms and brush between the 4* 4* Rum river and Mississippi riv- 4> 4* er here, for fifty errant blue 4* 4* foxes still at large, after the 4* 4* escape of 63. * 4* 4* An organized hunt in which 4* 4* mounted national guardsmen, 4* 4* citizens of Anoka and the twin 4* 4* cities and hunters on skiis 4* 4* will take part is planned in an 4* 4»effort to corral the valuable 4* 4* animals. . 4* 4* Thirteen have been captured 4* 4* since 63 of a pen of 72 escap- 4* 4* ed from a granary on a fram 4* 4- here. The foxes, imported 4* 4* from Alaska by Dr. R. H. Mon- 4* 4* aban, "Minneapolis, were to 4* 4* have been used in starting a 4* 4* fur farm, for which pens were 4* 4* still incomplete. 4* 4* Raw beefsteak was the lure, 4* 4* which has resulted in the cap- 4* 4* ture of eight of the animals. 4* 14* Guardsmen mounted on fast 4* 4* horses ran down five. Re- 4* 4 1 wards of $lO each are offend. 4* 4* 4* 4* 4« 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4- 4* 4* ACCUSE 2 MORE INEDITORDEATH CANTON, 0., Dec. 25 (AP)—ln dictment of additional persons in connection with the shooting last July of Don R. Mellett, Canton publisher, was viewed as a pbssi bility today. Conviction yesterday of Patrick E. McDermott, bn a charge of first degree murder was regarded as having increased the possibility of the involving of others in the crime. Indictments against Ben Rudner, of Massillon and Louis Mazer, of Canton, alleged co-conspirators in Mellett’s murder, will stand fol lowing the conviction. One of the two, probably Rudner, will he tried early in February. The prosecution has charged from the first that a number of leaders of an alleged bootlegging and vice ring had direct knowledge of a plot against Mellott. Evidence against at least one and possibly two other persons al ready had been laid before the grand jury and additional indict ments may be returned. McDermott escaped the death penalty through the recommenda tion for mercy made by the jury in finding him guilty. His attorneys, claiming that he had been proved guilty of neither conspiracy nor murder, plan to appeal the case on error. Henry W. Harter, Prosecutor McClintock’s assistant throughout the trial, and prosecutor-elect, will have charge of the prosecution of the other indicted men. He plans to seek further convictions iu the case beginning February 7, when it is expected that Rudner will be brought into court. GERMANS ATTACK FRENCH MAYENCE, Germany, Dec. 25 (AP) —Two French soldiers were attacked and beaten by a group of : seven Germans as they left the ' garrison chapel tlys morning as -1 tor attending a midnight mass. I and I'll mooch you a pair of I pants.” One after another, men with something to say, rose to say it. Sometimes it Avas a simple ad mission that crime “doesn’t pay” an announcement of purpose “to go straight,” quite as often it was the recital of a grievance; a story of being strapped up by the wrists in prison, of going without dinner “except on Sunday,” for failure to fill a certain number of barrows with stone, or of. contracting a drug habit in jail. WINSLOW, NAVAJO COUNTY, ARIZONA', SUNDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1926 FORD SMS 1923 WAS ABNORMAL IN ALL BUSINESS Return to Normalcy Seen During Coming Year; Six Cylinder Car Rumor Denied HITS ‘OVER CREDIT' DETROIT, Mich., Dec. 25 (AP) —Any attempt to forecast business prospects fop 1927 must be tem pered with the fact that the year opens with a great surplus of ev erything on hand, Henry Ford told The Associated Press today. Mr. Ford took occasion to spike a few rumors, among them one to the ef fect he plans production of a low priced six-cylinder car; discussed the difference between credit and debt and reiterated his belief in the economic value of the live-day week. “Not only is there a large sur plus of grown and fabricated ma terial now on hand,” Mr. Ford said, “but there is also a large surplus of debt. Undoubtedly the material surplus will be absorbed in the natural course of events and the vear 1927 should be one of normal- “You mean a year as prosperous as 1920?” “Well, 1926 was abnormal,” he replied. . ... ... He Wants Definition The ryiery apparently suggested: a" second thoUfeht. is prosperity, arty way?” Mr. Ford asked meditatively. '• "» “A real prosperity is that in’ which all participate and in which all are consumers. When man consumes he must produce and when there is the proper balance between production and consump tion prosperity is hound to fol low.” The rumored six-cylinder car was dismissed with the remark; “Nothing to it.” “You know,” Mr. Ford went on, we did built a six, twenty years ago. We made a thousand of •them. Two of them are now in our museum.” Mr. Ford also denied that he was at present financially interested in rubber growing. He added, however, that some developments in the future might attract him to that field. (Continued on Page 5) Big Luckenbach Liner Wrecks Port Buildings SAN PEDRO, Cal., Dec. 25 (AP) —Several buildings on the dock here were wrecked and holiday crowds were periled today when the freight steamer J. L. Lucken bach crashed into a ferry landing. A terminal island ferry, with 150 persons aboard, managed to miss the ship by inches, and a similar number waiting on the dock scam pered to the shore and safety as the large steamer tore out 50 feet of piling. The J. L. Luckenbach, a 14,000- ton vessel, was backing out of her berth preparatory to departing for Boston, but instead of turning in mid-channel, the ship continued straight across, smashing stern first into the landing. Several concession buildings were wrecked and a two-story structure 70 feet away was so badly shaken it prob ably will fall. The steamer was anchored in the outer harbor for a survey of damage and for in spectors of the steamboat service to make an inquiry. THREE TRAINMEN KILLED HATTIESBERG. Miss., Dec. 25 (AP) —Van Martin, engineer. Lane Langford, brakeman, and Ernest Scott, fireman, were killed when the engine of a Gulf and Ship Island railroad train on the Col umbia branch plunged through a washed-out trestle south of Silver Creek. Mississippi early today. j | '<||^T. Governor Hunt Points Need of Drastic -r Action on Boulder Dam Bill In His Call For Special Session of State Legislature The full text of Governor Hunt's call lor a special session of the legislature, copy of which was receive here yesterday by State Rep resentative C. J. McQuillan, follows: WHEREAS, the State of AriiohaMies almost wholly within the drainage area of the Colorado River and constitutes 43 per cent of the entire drainage area of that stream, and it is estimated that Arizona contributes some 28 per cent of the water of the Colorado River sys tem; and WHEREAS, The State of 'Arizona has in its Constitution and up on its statutes certain provisions governing the utilization of the wa ter resources within Our‘State; and WHEREAS, Tha State of Arizona has been content to progress and devolop under the general provisions of the law based upon prior appropriation and beneficial consumptive use of water; and WHEREAS, The Congress of the United. States has authorized the making of a compact between the seven states in the Colorado River basin and each of the seven states in the Colorado River basin pass ed a law authorizing the appointment of commissioners to negotiate .such a compact wwhich resulted in the making of a compact at Santa Fe, New Mexico, which was signed on November 24th, 1922; and AVHEREAS, The states of Colorado, Wyoming. Utah, New' MeVieo and Nevada have unconditionally ratified the Santa Fe compact. The State of California ratified the compact in 1923 but rescinded its ac tion in 1925 and adopted a resolution providing for ratification con tingent upon certain conditions being fulfilled which w r ere specified in the resolution of adoption; and WHEREAS. The Legislature of the State of Arizona has twice re fused to ratify the Santa Fe compact; and WHEREAS, .Committees representing the states of Arizona. Cali fornia and Nevada have repeatedly met in an endeavor of arrive at an agreement and apportion the water available for use in the lower basin among these states and to determine an equitable basis for ob taining revenue from the development of hydro-electric power for the states in which the power would be developed; and AVHEREAS. The proposals made to Arizona by the State of Cal ifornia have failed to meet with the approval of the Arizona con ferrees and they advise me that they cannot accept the terms Cali fornia offers and do not believe that the Legisltuve or the people of Arizona will accept these terms; and WHEREAS, The general situation as it affects Arizona has been endangered and aggravated by the approval granted to a certain measure known as .the Swiug-Johnson, Boulder Canyon Dam Act by the Senate Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation, and the com mittee of the House of Representatives on Irrigation and Reclamation of the United States Congress; and WHEREAS, Under the terms and conditions set out in the Swing- Johnson, Boulder Canyon Dam Act. the State of Arizona would he injured and its rights jeopardized and its sovereignty invaded; and AVHEREAS, No approprition has been made or funds made avail able to defray the expenses of committees representing Arizona or to employ attorneys or engineers to represent and protect the inter ests of Arizona in this great natural resource which lies within our domain; and WHEREAS, The State Highway Department is severely handi capped in its activities due to the lack of adequate finances to match available federal aid moneys and the State of Arizona is in danger of losing federal aid money appropriated for highway purposes un less the State matches its funds and earns the same; NOW, THEREFORE, I, George W. P. Hunt, Governor of Arizona, in consideration of the premises and by virtue of the authority in me vested by the Constitution, do hereby convene the Eighth Legis lature of the State of Arizona in special session in Phoenix, the Capi tal of Arizona, at ten o’clock on the morning of Monday, January third, A. D„ 1927. for the purpose of providing legislation on the sub jects hereinafter following: (1> To enact legislation and make appropriations to properly conserve the interests of the State of Arizona in the Colorado River and to provide for its development. (2) To enact legislation and make appropriation for the finan cing and administration of-the Arizona State Highway Department. Not A Drop HUNDREDS SEND COOUDGE GIFTS WASHINGTON, Dec. 25 (AP) Christmas, judged by the variety and volume of remembrances re ceived, excelled all previous cele brations of the kind for the presi dent and Mrs. Coolidge. Vice President Dawes, who went home to Illinois for the holiday, unknowingly contributed to their Yuletide observance while thous ands of others outside Washington officialdom scattered in high and low places throughout the nation, were among those who remember ed the chief executive and his family at the White House. The day could not be counted a holiday. President Coolidge work ed part of the forenoon preparing the adress he will deliver at Tren ton, N. J„ on Wednesday. Mean while, Mrs. Coolidge, assisted by her son, John, divided her time be tween household duties, unwrap ping presents which continued to arrive in bulky lots during the day. Attends Hi inch Service These labors, however, gave way shortly before noon to another en gagement, father, mother and son attending church services. They motored through the rain to Foundry Methodist Episcopal church on Sixteenth street where the service was conducted under the auspices of the Washington Federation of churches. r ! bey heard the pastor, Dr. G. M. Dif fenderfer, in a sermon, describe “the real meaning of Christmas and cite its application to the life of the nation. “As individuals and as a na tion,” he said, “we must learn (Continued on Page 2) | THE WEATHER j Arizona: Sunday unsettled; probably snow northeast portion; somewhat warmer Monday, proh ably fair. New Mexico: Sunday and Mon day cloudy and unsettled; rising temperature. AVI NS LOW Courtesy of H. J. touts Santa Fe Weather Obseru-r High Temperature 2« Low Temperature No precipitation. (5c PER COPY) Farmer Kills 9 In Family Tries Suicide AMARILLO, Tex., Dec. 25 (AP) —George J... Hassell, farmer of the Farwwell community today admit ted he killed his wife and her eight children three weeks ago, and buried their bodies in an improvis ed grave in the back y.ard, accord ing to a report from the sheriff’s office at Farwell. Hassell, near death in the hospi tal at Farwell, Texas, to which he was brought from Clovis, New Mex ico, from self-inflicted knife wounds would make no statement to the officers other than “I did it; I did it,” declaring also that he would give a detailed statement of how he killed his entire family, to gether with his motive, in a sign ed statement tomorrow. He May Recover Hassell was barely able to speak above a whisper, though physicians say his condition is improving and that he will recover. His admission of the killings came this afternoon during the hour his wife and her eight chil dren, ranging from two to 21 years, were being burieU side by side in the little cemetery in Farwell, 90 miles southwest of Amarillo, with the (entire mtizenahip of the • cojuk munity attending the rites. Every able bodied man of Far well and the immediate vicinity vol unteered in the labors of digging the nine graves, in which the bod ies were placed after being re moved from a shallow dugout on the Hassell farm where they were uncovered by officers Friday in vestigating the mysterious circum stances under which the family had disappeared. Trace Brother’s Death In the meantime, Farwell author ities were recalling the death of Hassell’s brother two years ago, at Blair, Oklahoma, when he was reported kicked to death by a mule while the brothers were working in a Held. Farwell authorities were told Hassell’s brother's death had at the time been somewhat of a mystery, however his story of an accident was accepted by his fam ily. Shortly after his brother’s death Hassell married the widow, mov ing the family to his farm near Farwell. Hassell is suffering from knife wounds around the heart, inflict ed Friday at his farm when deputy sheriffs were uncovering the bodies of his family. Live Saving Medals Awarded Boy Scouts NEW YORK, Dec. 25 (AP) - Awards of life saving medals to five Boy Scouts living in various sections of the country and certifi cates to nine others were announc ed today by Daniel Carter Beard, national Boy Scout commissioner. The medals were given those who actualy placed their own lives in jeopardy while the certificates went to those who saved the life of another, and all were for res cuing persons from drowning. New York’s Unfortunates Again Hunt Work . As 'Santa Claus’ Jobs Go Out of Season NEW YORK, 'DEC. 25 (By Associated Press) Today was Christmas, but ( to many “Santa Claus ’ men on the busy street corners, it was only Saturday with Sunday next, then Monday, the day for hunting another job. For the last ten days, they’ve been earning $3.25 a day. Their poverty and their scanty clothing have been hidden beneath gay red and white suits. Their eyes have somehow lost the grim look of men in want as they peered over the bushy white beards of the pa tron saint of the gay Christmas CITY EDITION Subscription Rates: One Year $6.09 Six Months 3.25 One Month 60 NUMBER 15 NAVAL OFFICIAL OUSTS LIBERALS FROM CAPITAL' Sacasa’s Special Envoy to Washington Says Action Amounts to ‘Armed Intervention’ LATIMER IN CHARGE MANAGUA, Nicaragua. Dec. 25 (AP) —Rear Admiral Latimer, in command of the American special squadron, has ruled that *Dr. Juan Rautista Sacasa, the members of his Liberal cabinet and all his troops must- disarm or leave Pu erto Cabezas which has been de clared a neutral zone. The American bluejuackets are relieving all the Liberal forces in the zone of their arms. On account of the American ad miral’s declaration the Liberal government, which has set up at Puerto Cabezas in opposition to the Diaz conservative government, finds it’s temporary capital gone, and the Liberal foreign ~ minister has entered an earnest protest, on the ground that it will have a very unfavorable effect on the new Lib eral government. Admiral Latimer has instructed the mahogany companies to pay taxes only to the conservative government, which has been rec ognized by the United States, > r. s. mi* soiHa'rtf .. WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 (AP) The state department announced tonight that American marines and sailors had been landed “with-' out incident” Thursday at Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua, to protect. American and foreign lives and V t- : - property. A neutral zone “comprising the. territory lying within rifle range of the American and foreign prop erties” has been established. The landing was made, the an nouncement said, in answer to ap peals for protection received from American citizens with interests in the Puerto Cabezas districts. Details Are Lacking No details of the landing oper ation, which was composed of forces from the cruisers Denver and Cleveland, were contained in the naval radio message received today from Rear Admiral Julian Latimer, commanding the special service squadron and in persona! command of the situation in Nicaiv aguan waters. Thp state department announce ment made no reference to the report made pifblic here by Dr. T. S. Vaea, representative of the Sa~ casa Liberals, that Cacasa and his “cabinet” had ben ordered by Ad miral Latimer to evacuate PuerP Cabezas by 4 p. m. today. “Armed Intervention” Charged Vaca issued a statement today charging that the landing at Puer to Cabezas, which has been the headquarters of the east coast ol’ the Sacasa faction, amounted to armed intervention by the United States in the internal affairs of Nicaragua. He added that the steps had been taken during flic holiday recess of the American congress - because the Washington administration desired to avoid congressional intervention ol its activities in Nicaragua. ’ State department officials would (Continued on page 3) 1 season. Os course, it was colder , this winter than last but-the wind * J could be cheated by picking a | good corner. When it became tiresome ring jins the little bell that beckoned the call of the purses of the passer by, one could always change to the j other hand. Then, sometimes, j there was an extra dime from a j pedestrian who thought the eyes of the merry Santa Claus as ap pealing as his alms box. j But the gay season is over now and today is Saturday. The Santa | Claus suits have been turned in. I The $.‘>.25 a day job is ended. On | Monday they’ll hunt another job.