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THE WORLD IN PARAGRAPHS A BRIEF RECORD OF PASSING EVENTS IN THIS AND FOR EIGN COUNTRIES. IN LATE DISPATCHES DOINGS AND HAPPENINGS THAT MARK THE PROGRESS OF THE AGE. WESTERN One hundred Los Angeles business men faced death as the yacht Eloise, out of fuel, was tossed about helpless ly in a storm 100 miles out at sea. Governor Moore of Idaho vetoed the statewide direct primary bill, for the passage of which Senator William E. Boraii made a spectacular campaign last fall. George W. West and his mechanic Shy Thomas, were injured seriously, perhaps fatally, in the second lap of the first 25-mile race at the state fair grounds at Phoenix, Ariz., when their car left the track and turned over several times. Mucking crews which have been working in the ruins of Dawson mine No. 1 of the Phelps-Dodge Corpora tion at Dawson, New Mex., demol ished in a coal dust explosion Feb. 8 have found the body of the last of the 120 miners who were killed when the blast occurred. After a two-day session in Chicago devoted principally to discussion of a 1923 schedule, owners of the Western League adjourned without accepting one. Two schedules were submitted, but neither proved satisfactory to a majority of the members, who ad journed to meet in Kansas City on March 5 to further consider the mat ter. Wage schedules for skilled building trades in Spokane will be increased from 80 cents to SI.OO a day, effective April 1, according to announcements by officials of the unions concerned. Lathers and painters will receive an increase of 80 cents a day and hod carriers, plasterers, carpenters, brick layers and plumbers will each receive a sl-a-day increase, according to the union officials. Word that the United States army air service will make a systematic at tempt this year to break every world’s recdrd not already held by an Ameri can aviator was received In San Diego from Washington. Orders for special training of airmen have been pre pared. The War Department has sent word that there now is in building a plane which is expected to eclipse by more than forty miles an hour the fastest time ever made over a meas ured course. WASHINGTON The Supreme Court held that a high caste Hindu is not a “free white per son,” within the meaning of the natur alization law, and therefore is not en titled to citizenship. The British debt funding arrange ment is one step nearer completion, congressional approval of the act rati fying the recently negotiated settle ment with Great Britain having been completed. Passenger fares to and from points in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico on the principal lines traversing these states are unduly high and prejudiced to the extent that they expected simi lar fares to and from points in other states, a report submitted to the Inter state Commerce Commission by Henry C. Keene, one of Its examiners, de clared. A ‘‘universal calamity” resulting from a world-wide shortage of textile fabrics is threatened by the rapid spread of the boll weevil in the south ern cotton fields, President Harding declared recently. The nomination of Senator Poindex ter, Republican, Washington, to be am bassador to Peru, was sent by Presi dent Harding to the Senate, which quickly confirmed it by unanimous vote in open session. Associate Justice Edward T. Sanford of Tennessee took the Judicial oath upon the reconvening of the Supreme Court after a three weeks’ recess. Chief Justice Taft administered the oath immediately after the court met, the new justice wearing his judicial robes, repeating it after him while the court, bar and audience stood. The controversy over the Ku Klux Klan was brought into the United States Senate with the filing of pro ceedings contesting the right of Earle B. Mayfield to become a senator from Texas. The contest was brought by George E. B. Peddy, Republican and “indexiendent Democratic” candidate for senator in the election last Novem ber. Mrs. John A. Logan, widow of the general who at one time during the Civil war commanded the Union army of the Tennessee and later was a United Stines senator from Illinois, died in Washington of influenza after a ten days’ illness. She was 84 years old. The bill of Senator McNary, Repub lican, Oregon, providing for govern ment advances of $1,065,000 to the city of Astoria, Ore., to replace municipal Improvements lost in the recent fire, was reported favorably by the Senate finance committee FOREIGN Automobiles stolen in the United States, valued at $50,000. were seized in Chihuahua City, Mexico, by cus toms guards prosecuting a campaign against organized bands of car thieves. Scores of German customs officials who had refused to work under French supervision have been ordered expelled from the Rhineland by the Rhineland commission, sitting at Cob lenz. The residence of Field Marshal the Earl of Ypres, at Druindoe, County Roscommon, was raided recently. The members of the gang removed the costly furniture, completely stripping the interior of the house, and carried off their loot in carts. The Berlin Communist newspaper, Rote Fahne (Red Flag), declared that Germany has begun to make prepara tions for war. According to the news paper, Chancellor Wilhelm Cune, min ister of defense, and General Von Zeekt of the German military police, “participated in a meeting at which Germany’s war capacity was dis cussed.” A Dortmund dispatch received in London says that French troops ac companied by detectives and gen darme and escorted by twenty tanks, surrounded the main police barracks i-i Essen and disarmed the thousand men within. Police duty was resumed by the men who had not been disarmed, but later left their posts and Essen is again without police. J. Ramsay MacDonald, one of the chief labor members of the House of Commons, in a speech in Cardiff, Wales, said it was erroneous to sup pose the Labor party had any antag onism toward France. But, he added, if France was able to afford the ex pense of sending soldiers to the Ruhr, she also was able to afford to pay off her debt to Great Britain. Tons of limestone will be dumped over the 3,000-year-old tomb of Tut ankhamen in the Valley of the Kings when it is resealed until next autumn, with the ancient Pharaoh’s mummy undisturbed within, it was announced by the chiefs of the exploration party at Luxor, Egypt. Every precaution will be taken to prevent the tomb from being disturbed during the summer. The mummy of Tutankhamen may remain in its 3,000-year-old tomb in the Valley of the Kings and not be placed in a museum to satisfy the eyes of a curious world. Lord Carnarvon, head of the Egypt ologist explorers, who discovered the tomb, has been deeply moved by the protests from many parts of the world against disturbing the body of the ancient Pharaoh and especially against putting It upon public view. GENERAL Edward Furey, who escaped from New York, where he was indicted with Julius (Nlckey) Arnstein, for attempt ed larceny of $5,000,000 in securities, was arrested at Lynn, Mass. Furey was captured at revolver point as he attempted to escape. The Wisconsin National Guard lost its fight for existence in the lower house of the Legislature when the As sembly by a vote of 65 to 14 refused to indefinitely postpone the Polakow skl bill, calling for complete abolition of the state’s military force. To prove that his system of bonuses and employe-management of the Phil adelphia Rapid Transit Co. is not a “one man management” and can oper ate without his actual direction, Thomas E. Mitten resigned as presi dent of the company. He will retain the chairmanship of the board, how ever. Secret service men are drawing in the strings of a nation-wide net that they expect will enmesh 1,000 mem bers of an international counterfeit ing conspiracy that they believe has its tentacles gripped in every import ant city of the country. The ring is believed to have been maintained and distributed between $1,000,000 and $10,000,000 of the bogus bills and spurious stamps. Harry K. Thaw, slayer of Stanford White, who is an inmate of the Penn sylvania Hospital for Mental and Nervous Diseases in West Philadel phia, was recently granted a ten days’ leave from the institution to visit his mother in Pittsburgh. Albert Bailin, alias Balanow, con fessed spy and agent provocateur of various detective agencies, has been ar rested in Chicago on a charge of crim inal libel preferred by Allen O. Myers, assistant general manager of the W. J. Burns International Detective Agency. Three workers missing and be lieved to be dead and a dozen slightly injured was the toll of five explosions which destroyed six buildings of the Illinois Powder Company plant near Grafton, 111. Fire broke out after the blasts and threatened more serious ex plosions. Baseball has been given back one of its most popular heroes, the man the back lot boy emulates, Christy Math ewson, who it was announced in Bos ton recently returns from his battle with tuberculosis to the diamond as president of the Boston National League baseball club, which has been purchased by a New York syndicate. Henry Ford, in a statement printed at Williamson, Va., after he had in spected his coal properties in West Virginia, declared that “unless the rail roads furnish us with satisfactory’ ser vice, I will build the Detroit, Toledo & Ironton railroad to this section, elec trify it and haul my own coal.” The Nebraska State Senate, after considerable wrangling, adopted a res olution inviting Henry Ford to come to Nebraska and make a survey of the state’s waterpower and engage in its development. A similar resolution was adopted in the lower house last week. GOING TO mil OH WATER ROUTE PRESIDENT HARDING PLANNING TO MAKE THE TRIP ON THE YACHT MAYFLOWER. WILL START ABOUT JUNE 1 Secretaries of the Interior and the Navy Are Certain to Be Members of the Party—Return From Coast Overland. By EDWARD B. CLARK Washington.—lt is possible that some American cities which have thought of preparing welcomes for President Harding on his way to Alaska next summer may be disap pointed to learn that the present plan calls for an all the way trip by water on the government yacht Mayflower. If the plan is carried out, the May flower will have a long journey, and the President will have a long rest from the importunities of politicians and office seekers unless they use the wireless. It is understood that Mrs. Harding, If she is sufficiently recovered, will make the trip to Alaska with her hus band. Os course, if she is not suffi ciently recovered from her illness to make the trip, the President may de cide to stay at home, but she apparent ly is on the high road to recovery and the promise is held out that she will be w r ell enough to undertake the long sea journey, which, as she Is a good sailor, it is said, probably will com plete her recovery. As soon as congress adjourns, it is the intention of President and Mrs. Harding to go to Florida for a six weeks’ rest. They will return to Wash ington the latter part of April and it it believed that the trip to Alaska will start about June 1. To Go Via Panama Canal. It will take the Mayflower eight days to reach the entrance to the Panama canal. A few days probably will be spent on the isthmus and then the journey tip the Pacific coast will begin. There is no expectation that the Mayflower will touch at any point' on the Pacific coast before it reaches the northwestern territory. Already Washington is guessing as to the personnel of the President’s traveling party. In the case of some of the traveling companions guessing is hardly necessary, for it seems to be assured that the President will be ac companied by the secretary of the in terior, Secretary of the Navy Denby, Private Secretary George Christian and Mrs. Christian, and possibly by one or tw r o army and navy officers of high rank. It is thought that Gen. Wilds P. Richardson, who spent 20 years in Alaska directing the building of the wagon roads and trails in the territory, will be one of the party. Denby to Study Naval Bases. Secretary of the Navy Denby, who almost certainly will accompany the President, will study certain naval base conditions in Alaska with a view to determining the availability of coal ing stations. One of the prime argu ments made for the building of the government constructed, government owned and government operated Alaska railroad w r as that the road could bring out coal cheaply to one of the ports where it could be utilized for navy purposes. There has been some trouble over this matter, because it is said that the facilities for the coal transportation are not what they should be, even with the railroad near ly completed. Scott Bone, a former newspaper man of Washington and Seattle, is now governor of Alaska under the Harding appointment. The President and his party probably will be guests of Gov ernor Bone for some few days. They will make a personally conducted journey through such parts of the ter ritory as the President thinks it advis able to see. It is understood that the party will remain about three weeks in the northern land. It is Intimated that the return trip will be made overland, at least from some port on the northwestern coast of the United States proper. It is possible the President may take the Mayflower from an Alaskan port to San Francisco and from there proceed north by rail and start from a north western point for Washington. President Harding, since he took of fice, has had few outings. If the Alaska trip can be called an outing, he will have next summer a fairly long one and one which ought to do him some physical good, although he looks fit enough today. Plan for Veterans’ Legislation. The United States veterans’ bu reau is the biggest bureau in Washington. Possibly , the country has no realizing sense of the burden of work which has fallen on the shoulders of the men and women whose duty it is to look after the records of the cases of the men who fought in the war and who came out of it disabled mentally or physically. Just now congress is discussing a resolution presented by Representa tive Royal C. Johnson of South Da kota, providing for new standing com mittees in the house and senate whose sole duty it shall be to consider legis lation affecting farmer service men. The understanding is that representa tives of the American Legion and other veteran organizations are anxious that all of the veterans’ matter shall be taken before one committee. As things are new, various commit- THE WINSLOW MAIL. tees of the house and senate take charge of legislation affecting the vet erans, the assignment of a subject to this committee or to that committee depending upon the nature of the mat ter presented. There is opposition in both house and senate to the plan, but inasmuch as the former service men seem to be back of the proposition it is thought that the legislators may yield. Why Unification Is Opposed. One reason for opposition to the resolution is that some of the legisla tion affecting the veterans is economic in character, some of it agricultural, some of it hospitalization, and some of it something else. There are reg ularly established committees of con gress to deal with matters touching these questions and it is felt that if one great committee shall be given charge of everything, it may not have in its membership men qualified to dis cuss every case with knowledge of the basic things which underlie the sub ject. It is said that there are today about 700,000 claims in the veterans’ bureau for compensation because of disease or injury incurred as a result of war time conditions. It would sieem, there fore, that about one man out of every five who served has, or thinks he has, some trouble arising from that serv ice for which he should be compen sated. The task of passing on these claims is a heavy one and a large force of men and women is necessary in order that the work may be given proper care. There has been a great deal of com plaint in one place or another because of the slowness of the bureau in ar riving at decisions in cases which have been presented, but it ought to be said —and an ex-service man says it—that, taking everything into consideration, the wonder probably should be not that progress has been so slow, but that it has been as rapid as is the case. Ex-Service Men Throng Capital. Washington is the capital of the country and because the main veter ans’ bureau is located here and be cause here are all the records in the cases, there are hundreds of ex service men coming to ( Washington monthly, thinking that, being on the ground, they more easily can press their cases to a hearing and to a satis factory conclusion. The result of this is that the ex service men living here are put to it at times to find means to care for the veterans who come here seeking relief, many of whom come without the nec essary money to keep them in food and lodging for even brief periods. Some of the cases are pathetic. The men of the American Legion t.re doing all they can to help men who come here and find themselves stranded. They call official attention to individual cases in the hope that matters can quickly be straightened out and the men seeking relief can get it from the bureau if it Is proved that they deserve it. It is not in all cases that affairs can be ex pedited and therefore there is at times a real problem here to find means to provide properly for the incoming seekers after relief. Recently there have been a number of changes in the personnel of the veterans’ bureau. Sometimes charges have been made that politics has had something to do with the changes, but in the main it could be said that most of the discharges and most of the ap pointments have concerned themselves with replacing employees who did not see war service by men who did see it. First Steam Warship. The first steam war vessel was launched 108 years ago at the shipyard of Adam and Noah Brown in New York, and was christened the Demolo gos. This pioneer ship of the world’s steam navies was the creation of Rob ert Fulton, and flew the Stars and Stripes of the infant republic. It was in 1813, when the United States was at war with Great Britain, that Ful ton suggested the building of a steam war vessel. His plans were accepted by the Washington authorities, and in June of 1814 the keel of the Demologos was laid. Designed for the purpose of wip ing the British navy off the sea, the Demologos was completed too late to accomplish that object, and her career was brief and • inglorious. After the close of the war she was rechristened the Robert Fulton, in honor of her in ventor, and she became a receiving ship at the Brooklyn navy yard. In 1829 an explosion of powder in her hold sent her to the bottom, at the same time killing 24 and wounding 19 of her crew\ Too Much for a Neophyte. To a colored convert a southern clergyman said: “Supposing you were walking along the road and saw a low hanging branch and on that branch was a nice fat chicken, what would you do?” “Please don’t ask dat question, boss,” begged the convert. “Oh. yes, tell me what you would do.” “Well, boss, you know’ I’s only an infant in de kingdom,” was the signifi cant reply.”—Boston Everting Tran script. Four Long-Lived Brothers. Young America, Minnesota, Is the home of the Truwe brothers, four in number, whose ages aggregate 352 years. Samuel Trmve is ninety-tw’o years of age, Jacob eighty-nine, and Benjamin and John eighty-seven and eighty-four years, respectively. Each is still alert and active, and Samuel, Jacob and John are said to be the only three brothers alive today w’ho are Civil war veterans. Throughout the United States there are 81,000 retail traOe units for the distribution of automotive products. Southwest News From All Over New Mexico and Arizona The annual convention of the Ari zona Cattle Growers’ Association will be held in Phoenix on March 6 and 7. The appointment of G. E. Golding of Parker, Arizona, as state game war den was recently announced by Gov ernor George W. P. Hunt. Recent cold weather waves have caused the demand for coal at Pres cott to become greater than at any time during the past ten years. A near fatal accident occurred at the Thurman ranch south of Calsbad, N. M., recently, when Mrs. Thurman was badly burned by the flames from an open fireplace. In the closing sessions of the an nual meeting of the Grand Lodge of Arizona Masonic bodies at Prescott, Globe was unanimously chosen as the meeting place for 1923. Pretty early to plant watermelons and cantaloupes, but that’s what they have been doing in Arizona already. But they protect tender shoots at night or on colder days by paper covers. At a recent meeting of the City Council of Deming, N. M., the secre tary of the Chamber of Commerce asked for a permit to use the 600-acre tract east of the city for an athletic field. Plans for a new direct railroad line from the Pacific coast to Mexico City, via Tucson, were discussed in San Francisco recently by Julius Krutt schnitt, chairman of the board of the Southern Pacific. There are four women members of the House in the Sixth Arizona Leg islature. Mrs. Rosa McKay of Gila, Mrs. Vemettie O. Ivy of Maricopa, Mrs. Freda Marks of Maricopa, Mrs. Nellie T. Bush of Yuma. The Boras Leasing Company, one of the most active of the leased proper ties in the Bisbee district, is now ship ping 2,000 tons monthly to the Copper Queen smelter at Douglas. The ore is running about 7 per cent copper. Advocates of ratification of the Colorado river compact without reser vations lost the first skirmish in the Arizona Senate when the upper House voted 10 to 9 to give the House rati fication resolution carrying reserva tions, precedence over the unamended Senate resolution. George Dent has returned to San Siman from Tucson, where he had been held for ten days by the federal authorities on a charge of robbing a Southern Pacific freight car of an in terstate shipment. He was released on bond of $1,750 after being given a preliminary examination. Sheriff Jerry Sullivan of Maricopa county, Arizona, has announced a re ward of SIOO for information which will lead to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who as saulted W. H. Metz with an axe. Metz is still confined in a.Phoenix hospital, but is reported to be well on the way to recovery. According to reports reaching Clay ton, the Sedan valley will be New Mexico’s next big cotton field and a large acreage is now being planned by the farmers of that section. For some time experiments have been made with this crop, but most of the farmers have believed that little could be done with It in that part of the state. That the Pecos valley is already served with adequate highways and for various other reasons there is no need of a highway between Las Vegas and Santa Fe over the proposed scenic route is cited as cause for denying the petition of the civic bodies of the two cities by District Forester Frank W. C. Pooler in a letter written to the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce. Miners at the main shaft of the Co operation mine near Lordsburg, N. M., report the finding of another rich vein of silver ore at the 150-foot level. While the new vein has not been fol lowed for any great distance, it is be lieved that it is the best so far found In the mine. Regents of the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts have ordered the expansion of busi ness training to a full four-year course under the direction of Prof. H. D. Croner. Graduates in this department will be prepared either for commer cial positions or for teaching commer cial work in high schools. “You can say this for the first wom an in the New Mexico Legislature— she tells all the women to come on in.” So declares Representative Bertha M. Paxton, first and only woman mem ber of the New Mexico Legislature. She says Mrs. Edith Williams, who has a similar distinction in the Texas Legislature, is a “quitter” because Mrs. Williams complained that the lot of the legislator is “long hours, hard work, poor pay and carping criticism,” and who wondered “if the business of being a legislator is w’orth the price.” Santa Fe was selected as the meet ing place for the district convention of the Knights of Pythias in the or ganization meeting held in Albuquer que. James C. McConvery was chosen as president; Charles Leverton, vice president, and John K. Stauffer, sec retary. That cabbage is one of the best crops to grow as a side line to ranch ing in the section around Vaughn, >. M., has been demonstrated by Thom as Bachieha, who has just marketed over 500 heads which averaged over sis pounds to the head. QUEEN OF CARNIVAL ¥ loom Lioyg. Products Baby Carnages & Furniture Ask Your Local Dealer Th« Lloyd Manufacturing Company (Htyitood-WaktfitU Co.) Dopt. 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