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FLOOD RELIEF SEEN IN SOUTH FOR NEXT WEEK NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 30 Ca P). —The Cumberland river, in jvecorcl flood stage at Nashville, continued a very slow rise today w its majestic, expansive trail through Nashville, as the slow cur- rent glistened against a clear sky. . The official reading at 2 p.m. to djay was 55.7 feet, a rise of only upie-tenth of a foot in seven hpurs. ■ftie weather bureau’s latest predkv Ain was a crest for Nashville of strove 56 feet by Saturday or Sun day. with receding waters next \yeck. ’ Revised official estimates of 4000 persons homeless in Nashville lowlands, 200 city blocks inundat o*> and 1500 persons out of work Wore not added to materially today. The Cumberland was a mile wide from Fifth avenue west of the tjjk'er into cast Nashville and its back waters extended for three tpiles over the north Nashville and Kdgelicid sections, submerging Hundreds of homes and intimidating industrial plants and business SWbcks. Sand bags used to dyke the wa ters from Woodland street aP First street. East Nashville, so far have saved the only approach to the pastern section of the city, over woodland street bridge. The wa fer, however, tonight was approach ing the street car rails on Wood lahd at. that point. —o Mexicans Hold Two Americans (or Ransom MEXICO CITY,. Dec. 30 (AP)— Federal troops have been ordered by the Mexican government to pur sue the bandits who kidnapped two American mining men, J. W. Wiley and 10. 15. Conners, near Parral, Chihuahua, Tuesday. The Ameri cans, whose home towhs in the tlhited States are not known, are feeing held prisoners for 10,000 pesos ransom. The American embassy learned Os the kidnapping today and im mediately sent a note to the Mex : jican foreign office making urgent representations to the Mexicali government for the release of the prisoners and adequate punishment, of the bandits. The eihbadsy is Without details of the occurrence,, only being informed that fourteen bandits were implicated in the outrage. * -• «•••»• • world's "(T IV A RATION-WIDE reliable i, largest ■ M 11. INSTITUTION- I quality CHAIN B H t ■ GOODS :« " t ,11, lenxieyvo. m ?s& *%rt&r DEPARTMENT STORES pRICE3 WINSLOW, ARIZONA I • # , * i ’v . ' : We Greet THE NEW YEAR Another year has swung slow ly through its twelve months’ span has matured and declined while this old world Worked and built and pros pered. And, as it moves grandly in to the eternity from whence it came, we show no false regrets but wel Will Rogers Invites | Bebe Daniels To Aid In Publicity Murder BEVERLY HILLS, Cal., Dec. 30. (AP) —Will Rogers, rope and dope slinging mayor of this suburban layout of movie residences, today made a‘ tentative date with Bebe Daniels to come out to his munici pality some evening and commit a high class murder. “My town of Beverly Hills,” said the recently elected mayor in ex tending the invitation, “needs, first of all, an. attractive murder. Noth ing less than this will bring it the notoriety it should have. This mur der must be committed by a beauti ful girl. f Please do me the great favor of coming out and shooting somebody some evening. Let me know in advance and I will have a motorcycle escort for you.” American Good Will Flyers At Vera Cruz VER ACRUZ, Dec. 30 (AP)—Led by Major Herbert A. Dargue, com mander of the United States army pan-American flight squadron, the j four planes which were held up for la week at Tampico, reached Vera ! Cruz thi.s afternoon. They were | the New York, St. Louis. San An j tonio and Detroit. The San Fran cisco in command of Captain Ira C. Eaker, flew to Vera Cluz last 'week, after futile attempts had been made to recall her on the ori ginal start of . the squadron at Tampico. % The American aviators swept down to the bay and found a safe mooring place; then the flyers came to shore while bands played the nation anthems and the au thorities and populace gave them a great reception. Major Dafgue said the flight from Tampico to Vera Cruz, a dis tance of 136 miles, was made with out incident. The flying time was 2 hours and 40 minutes. Favorable winds added speed to tlie Ameri can planes for the. first 100 miles from Tampico; then came head winds, and for more than 30 miles the aviators had to face powerful air currents. Tonight they were enjoying themselves at the naval academy. Puerto, Mexico, is the next goal, and if all goes well, the flyers will hop off at 9 o’clock tomorrow morn ing. • • , The bandits called themselves revolutionists, and carried off Wi ley qxul Connors from the little mining town of San Francisco del Oro, where the Americans were employed iu a British owned mine. 1927, We Welcome You! Party Head Says Feminism Shall Remain In Politics NEW YORK Dec. 30 (AP)—So long as there is in any part of the world any disermination, whether legal, educational or otherwise I against women, the national wo man’s party will remain “proudly feministic” Mrs. Elizabeth Rogers asserted today. Mrs. Rogers, who is a member of the national- council of the party made the statement in reply to the j recent plea by Miss Sarah Schuyler Butler that women in active poli tics “drop their feministic attitudes and get down to practical political work,” starting with ward and dist rict work for their political parties. Feminism, instead of being out of date, has “-just begun it’s battle” with the initial victory of a wo man’s suffrage in this country, Mrs. Rogers said. Miss Butler, daughter of Presi- ] dent Nicholas Murray Butler of Columbia university and prominent in womens state Republican poli tics, asserted that it was her be- j lief that the days of “feministic! crusaders” were over. New Measure May Strip Treasury Os Tax Refund Power WASHINGTON, Dec. 30 (AP) Administrative, reforms in the aud- 1 itlng system *of the bureau of in ternal revnue suggested by in vestigation of the committee head ed by Senator Couzens, Republican, Michigan, are embodied in a bill drafted by the Michigan senator, j which he says ho will introduce j Monday. Under a blanket clause trans ferring all government auditing functions to the comptroller gen- j eral who, under existing law, is in dependent of executive authority, : the bill would specificaly strip the treasury department of all “power, i duties and jurisdiction” in the “audit and settlement of claims arising out of the collection or re fund of taxes.” BISBEE, Dec. 30 (AP)—Charges of assault and battery with a dead ly weapofl specified as an automo bile, against Arthur* Kent, driver of the automobile, were dismissed in the justice cour,£ here today when .Judge W. P. Craig, after sev , ci-al fitnesses wefe’’ heard,- ruled that there was not sufficient evi dence to warrant holding Kent for trial-! in . the .superior court. come its successor, the infant 1927. Another year—and science, culture, and commercial prosperity will have, moved our old world a step farther toward ultimate perfection. May it be a year of success and happiness for us. IJISBEE AUTOIST FREED W I N S L' 0 W D A I L Y MAIL k ■■ ■I ' ‘ SFSFDF EX-BALLPLAYER MAKES GOTHAM OPERATICDEBUT NEW YORK, Dec. 30 (AP)—A voice that once shouted “Are you blind?” when sandlot umpires call ed a strike, boomed through the Metropolitan Opera house today-. The • voice was that of Jcisepu MacPherson, who four years ago was playing semi-professional base ball on vacant lots in Nashville, Tenn. MacPherson, 26 years old! ; and with only three years of vocal j training as preparation for the* test, made his debut, singing tlie , King in Verdi’s “Aida” at a bene* 1 fit matinee. Praised By Critic. Tullio Serafin, Metropolitan con ductor under whose agile baton the performance was given, said of MacPherson’s voice: . “It is pleasing and rich. Tliere is much promise. He ; sings; with security, even under of a debut.” V • Merfibers of the cast called the debut a success. Bapk l stage, in a two-by-four dressing robnii, MacPherson sat, completely relaxed, after the sec ond act, the last in which the king appears. “By Golly" he said, “that 'was worse, than coming up to bat with the bases loaded arid two out and the score tied in the ninth.’’ Graduates in 3 Years Gaeteno Delucca, Nashville vo cal insl rue t or, who snatched Mae- Pherson from a minstrel show or ganised to earn money for his team to buy balls and hats, trained him arid put him in the “major leagues" in the three years, dash ed into the dressing room to find his pupil in a predicament. Mac- Pherson, king’s whiskers, regal robes, sandals and crown still on, was being unharnessed. But he didn’t know how to got the paint off his face. It was hi,s first time in make-up, and Delucca had to borrow a box of cold cream and supervise the removal of the king’s whiskers and monarcliial wrinkles. “1 am sure* glad that’s over," MacPherson said, when he got his six feet something into street clothes. “And now I'm going home to see my wife and Tiabv.” 'Mrs. Louise MacPherson, his wife, war confined lo lied with a broken hip that made it impossible for her to attend her husband's dehut. Bul letins on the debut were given Mrs. MacPherson by telephone, friends acting as announcers. FILING DATA ADDED PHOENIX. Dec. 30.—C. M. Zan der, chairman of the board of di rectors of state institutions, today forwarded to the federal power commission additional maps and data hearing upon the filings he recently made in the name of the slate of Arizona on the proposed Glen Canyon dam and re sen-on site. The latest maps completed for support of the filings give in finite details of the proposed pro ject. showing exact location for the dam. the area that, would be covered by the reservoir, proposed routes of canals, and other data. Daily carlot shipments of lettuce from Alhambra and Glendale dis tricts will reach IPO cars very soqp. TORONTO’S FAMOUS ‘AIR CASTLE’ - — — - : y-v . . • Sir Henry Pellatt (left) and three views of Ills if,2,000,000 “air castle.” Above, at the left, is the view Toronto gets from the street; at the right, a corner of the muds room. Below is a view of the stables from the garden in the rear. Built $2,000,000 Home But IsToo Poor To Live In It At All TORONTO, Out., Dec. 31. A palace more gorgeous and palatial than any eastern potentate ever built, stands on a high hill almost in the center of Toronto. It is lifty, spacious, beautiful—and emp ty. For years it has been on the market —to no avail. No one has yet come along rich enough to buy and maintain such an elabor ate mansion. So the people of Toronto, when they look up and sec its gray stone walls and tiled roof, shrug and re riiark, “Pellatt’s Folly.” “Pe.latt’s Folly'—it was Pellatt s dream for years. A dream that he finally' made come true —and that brought him financial disaster. Sir Henry Pellatt, who hecamb a broker at 15 and rose to become' a wealthy power magnate, a finan cial giant with a finger in many a pie, longed for years for a castle of his own —-a castle like the old mediaeval towers of Europe, only modernized and made more home like.' ■ Shortly, before the war. he be gan to build it. Free Rein to Fancy No expenses was spared. Sir Henry gave free rein to his fancy. Everything that he had always wanted in his house was built. Fifty rooms the big mansion contains. There are 25 open fire places. 15 bathrooms, a library wherein 500 people could sit at one time, three bowling alleys, a gymnasium, a 200-foot rifle range, a swimming pool, a monster con servatory with a ;stained glass roof, a main hallway through which an automobile could be driven. There are three bronze doors that cost $14,000 apiece. There Scarred—But Victorious - r-J.. _ L-1 V £t»* ** : , N < ** •* > 4' ; ? /•. • JCX • '■ • • !• T-. • .. •V .**• : .V A ■ ' f ,* - ■■ ! * r&SSKft'’- iw •• .•:<,• ... i ~1 : }— 1 i ".ii last ship to escape from the grip of the Ice King on the Great Lakes, i.e steamer Fitzgerald, makes port after being imprisoned in the St. ilaij’s river, between Lakes Huron and Superior, for two weeks. Note Low the upper works are sheatlied iu ice. i are bedrooms of every shape square, circular, octagonal; there are SISOO mantel pieces, and a kitchen, as Sir Henry himself ex pressed it, “big enough to feed a regiment.” That remark provides a clue, in cidentally. Sir Henry for years was commander of the Queen’s Own Rifles, crack Canadian in fantry regiment. He commanded the Canadian contingent at the coronation of King Edward and has been aide de camp to various Canadian governors-general. There is a regimental barracks in one of the basements of the castle, a fine shooting range 200 feet long, three bowling alleys, a gymnasium and swimming pool es pecially for soldier guests. The Gorgeous Stables Perhaps the lord’s fancy played more, freely in the stables than even elsewhere. Over the entrance is a vaulted dome. The stables cost $200,000. Even the water buckets are of teakwood with hoops and handles of solid brass. The stable room is of a rare tile which has the sheen of fine jewels. A writer of mystery tales could write a hundred plots from the strange secret passageways, pan elled walls, and hidden rooms that Sir Henry built. Through one 500- foot underground tunnel an auto could be driven. Casa Loiha—that’s the name Sir Henry gave it—has had parties at which 3000' were served in the great conservatory. Biit what will become of the great mansion—a veritable Arabi an Nights structure? Who can afford to revel in its magnificence? Not Sir Henry, he has found. Mis LAUSANNE PACT RATIFICATION IS URGED BY DAVIS NEW YORK, Dec. 30 (AP) —John W. Davis, condidate for president on the Democratic ticket in 1924. on a platform opposing ratification of the American Turkish treaty negotiated at Lausanne in 1923, now’ favors such ratification. Tn a statement issued today through the genei'al committee of American Institutions and associa tions in favor of ratification of the treaty with Turkey, Mr. Davis writes that in his judgment “the evidence in favor of ratification is overwhelming.” The committee also made public a letter from Charles E. Hughes, former Republican presidential can didate, reaffirming his opinion that the treaty should be ratified. “What is there in the present Mr. Davis asks after as serting that opponents of ratifica tion offer no alternative that prom ises to better things, “to lend any support to the belief that if the treaty, which offers us equality with other powers, is rejected, we can negotiate by diplomacy or by force a better treaty in its place?” Asserting that it is not strength but vanity utterly to ignore the considered judgment of other sov erign pow r ers, he says that America must make its own decision, but should in doing so consider the fact that at least 27 nations have since 1921 concluded treaties with Turkey on terms no more favor able than those proposed to us. Mr. Davis sees another reason for ratification in his belief that the American diplomats who ne gotiated the treaty are entitled to the presumption that they acted on the host information they were able to obtain and negotiated the most favorable treaty the circum stances allowed. Eastbound Santa Fa Train Kills Autoists PUEBLO, Colo., Dec. 30 (AP) Bent M. Anderson, 26 years old, w r as instantly killed and his broth er, Christian H., fatally injured when their automobile was struck by an eastbound Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe passenger train at Morse Crossing, six miles east of Lamar, Colo., at an early hour this morning. The automobile was dragged more than 100 yards by the train. Bent w r as dead when picked up by trainmen and Christian died while being rushed to a Lamar hospital. Frost on the windshield is thought to have obstructed the driver’s view. The coroner stated there would be no inquest. • Both brothers came from Den mark but a short time ago. Chris tian leaves a widow and four small children. Bent w r as unmarried. Th6 train Was in-charge of Con ductor Charles Overdorf. castle cost him abo’it all he had. Suggestions that it he turned in to a museum or an apartment ho tel have been made. But none has materialized. So the glorified house with its 800 windows shuttered against the sunlight waits vainly for a tenant —mute symbol of a great, and rich man’s dream of home gone awry. j ' | | Protect Your Home j : From the Hands of Winter! The stinging, contracting cold of winter is as serious an enemy to the materials of which your home are constructed as summer's heat. The icy hands of winter, besides bringing dis comfort to the unprotected home, also hastens its deterioration. There are bulwarks which you can place about your home, for its protection. New roofing, or roofing repairs, will help hold the cold at bay. The thin, tough, protective cov ering of paint is another active agent in the bat tle against cold. Find out about the low cost of these and other protections. % /T% >¥ 100-JS m* g~y t ■II ?LUMBER COMPANY f §|^fe l 1 jm m t KJL * | Builders and Contractors ! Phone 43 300 Kinsley Avenue FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1920 HEART ATTACK CLAIMS HEAD OF ’ DEFUNCT BANK MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 30 (APi —Harry Cohn, 78, financier and president of the closed Savings Bank and Trust Company, died un expectedly of a heart attack, su perinduced, it is believed, by the closing of his banking house and alleged defalcations of several trusted employes. The aged banker was found ly ing on the floor of the basement washroom of the bank today by a clerk. He was hurried to a hospi tal where he was pronounced dead. Mr. Cohn's death was the second tragedy of the bank failure. Clar ence Henochsberg, assistant cash ier, killed himself at hi,s home here two weeks ago, after telling a friend that he was short $300,000 in his accounts. Henochsberg’s suicide, coming on the heels of the discovery of an al leged shortage of $105,000 in the accounts of Rush H. Parke, a clerk, brought about the bank closing. Since then two other clerk s have been arrested on charges of em bezzlement involving smaller amounts. All are on bond to an swer to the charges. Mr. Cohn was one of the found ers of the bank, organized 20 years ago and rated as one of the strong est financial institutions of the city. Since the bank closed, Mr. Cohn, despite his years, has taken an active part in efforts to straighten out it's tangled affairs.; Worry and an overtaxing of his strength is regarded a.s a contri butory cause of the fatal heart at tack. Oil Men's Meeting Fails To Act Upon New Mexican Ruling OIL MEN’S MEETINGPage SIX .. NEW YORK, Dec. 30 (AP—The special meeting of the Association of Producers of Petroleum in Mex ico held today to consider the re fusal of President Calles, of Mexi co, to grant an extension of time on the new oil regulations which go into effect January 1. adjourn ed with the announcement that no action had been taken. Spokesmen for the association declared the matter was considered “in a broad dense” but that no decision had been reached. Officials of the association de clined to state whether they would file application for confirmation of rights under the new laws, or al low their claims to lapse and seek a recovery of their properties through state department channels. They also declined to state whether a meeting of the association would be held tomorrow hut inti mated that the future course of action might depend upon advices from their representatives in Mex ico City,; . • ' - k — o- - * • - ' HOOVER SUES PROSPERITY “I see nothing on the horizon that should interfere with continued prosperous business conditions. Railroad earnings continue to grow in volume, bank clearings and other financial statistics reveal large totals, and general sentiment vge totals, and general sentiment seems to forecast sustained com mecrial activity.”— Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover.