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1 I .THREE. CENTS . VOL. 51 NO. 146. OMAHA, MONDAY, DECEMBER 5," 1921J t Mill. (I tail, 0llr . M. tK 4lk mI MM. IJ4t to ttMr M1U I VMM lUtM, ( Haute W H. tea M SmWCUm HtfMi Mm m. iw. f Qnkt P. . U Ml t. IK. Daily Bee MAHA 'ARBUCKLE CASE II u r Strikers to Stand Firm Until End t, r; 1,300 backing House Work- ers Give Assurance They ; Will Remain Out Until Victorious. Plants Plan to Operate On the eve of the packing house strike men who figure prominently in the lituation here made the fol- wlng statements: , 1. H. Davis, district president of Amalgamated Meat Cutters and clirr Workmen I .honestly her ,e juu per , cent ot the packing tou$e worker will fail. to report for ork Monday morning. The men have been advised to use no rough tactics. We expect to win the strike. E.' L'. Phipps, Superintendent for Swift & Co. No one knows how many men will go out." . Most df our men, seemed to be satisfied, , and un less they are frightened, I believe a majority of them will be at work. I do -not . look . for any . particular trouble.'' Every department will be vv . operated juonaay. - if M. R. Murphv, General Manager 1, or;'the Cudahy Packing' Company i-' We will attempt to operate every dc f partment of our plant." -We-do not ' expect', all of our' men to report for f work,' of course, but we believe a l-y. . ' large enough number will report to A . warrant; operation. Two or: three policemen will be -.stationed at each entrance, of, the plant.,;, i ' - . Police Captain Briggs,' South Side Station I;, do not look for any trouble,- at least :n6t during the first few! days .of the.. strike. We will have .approximately. 100 patrolmen, including those regularly assigned on the ' South' Side, to cope with any situation .which may arise. v Meeting Held Outdoor. ; So large was the 'crowd of work ers that assembled at the South Side union . hall yea terday afternoon that it was necessary- to- hold the sched uled mass meeting outdoors, near the building. There were a number of women present. ' District President Davis estimated that the, crowd to taled at : least 1,500 persons. The meeting .was opened by prayer;.' v ' President Davis of i District Coun cil No. 5, the principal speaker, told . that H thev accented a vagc reduction "now they would be! called on to accept .another reduction in- wages before spring. . ' . I'Tht .wan who goes to work .Mon day (morning will be marking him self for ; life as a scab,, no matter where he goes,". said ;Day is. , "The managers have told, you , to. conic down in the morning .and 'punch, the, tmie clocks, then quit ' if you will. That's, just another, of their plots to make it anpcar that the strike is-a I failure at the start , , . , ' , i ' "Reason with .thc,.men .who want if in'im'in wnrfc if there arc ftnvvGo I -,'n.iA hi nhiHintr citizens .There will be policerflen on the ou:n smc y 14 ' . ' ' a .- . . . .' (Turn t Pare -T-ira, Column 4 Foor.) Between Chicago and j New York Gity Planned hleo Tr!bniifr)mlui B Iud Wlp. New .- York. ; Dec. 4. Daily p?s . sender. and 'freight airplane service between New York and Cfiicago, in competition with railroads, will.be inaugurated, as 4oon- as planes can be completed, according to an an nouncement by ' the Seaboard Con- solidatetd Air Lines; Inc.,' of which Stanley F-. ' Hubbard is president. One of the eight; passenger; planes .to- be used: ' has been completed. while the. construction of others, will be started r.nmcniately; it was said. f Airways lo ruisnurgn, v-iv cmnu, Ibany and Montreal will also be , developed. --- ' .' ". ' ' ' ' ' ,The fare to Chicago will be $51.80, ' to Pittsburgh. $20.30 and to Mon , treal, $20; baggage limit, 10 pounds. The planes will, also .'-carry- 1,000 pounds of freight - each - at $1 - pound,. 'according to Mr. Hubbard. Stranger Defrauds Bank . t With Plausible : Story Alliance, "Neb., Dec. 4. (Special) . , A' smooth-tongued stranger, giv . . ing the name of Martin L. Phelan and posing as. a vejl-to-do attorney of Pocatello, .Idaho, cashed a bogus check for' $40 at an Alliance bank and slipped out of town before the officers could. get on his trail.' He first visted the insurance office (of J. W. Guthrie,-where he produced . a 'letter of introduction purporting ' to have been written by a Pocatello - banker. . He explained that he was a member of the Knights of Colum - bus in good standing, that he in- tended opening law offices in AI- lianee and that his two law partners would soon join him here. Incidentally, lie explained that-he had run short Of. cash and said he would like to cash a $40 check to ry his hotel WIL -He was referred to a local bank, where he told such a plausible story that the check was cashed. . ; . Plione Co. Ready to Move Into New $100,000 Home Nebraska City. Neb., Dec 4. (Spe ri Th Lincoln Telegraph and Telephone company expects to move into .the new $100,000 ; building erected, here in the next" few weeks. The equipment has nearly all been Installed and 'the system will be ready formatting oxtSbWJ I- Dudley Malorie'sHappiness Hangs on 'Yes' of Rumor Says Prominent !- At torney Persistent Wooing Has Won Doris Stevens, '. Although Girl's Moth . er Has Doubts. , , Will Doris Stevens of Onjaha say "yes" to the love plea of -Dudley Field Malone, collector ' of "the port of New York and third -assistant secretary of state under former' President Wilson? They are to be married in 'a few days, say. Greenwich Village frirfnds of the famous attorney and '" the; clever, beautiful Omaha, girl, prote gee of Mrs. O. II. P. Belmont, who ' won national fame as a militant suf fragist, and for her book,, "Jailed for Freedom.' , ' , ' i. Her mother, Mrs..!!.' If. Stevens,' 3647 . Charles street, ;says she does not know tor certain. "He's wild about' h can't make tip her mi vens confided Jtd The it is .very hard for her to d 'I've gotten along w well own so when I last year, make uo Said She'd Hurty. ' - ' 1 he brilliant young ; woman warned her mother, liowever,;- that if she did decider she'd "do it -in a hurry before I', have ' time to back out." - '' '-; - - i '. All of which, "coincides -with ' the gossip now buzzing over "village" teacups and in many "drawing rooms in the metropolis as well. - Just as "great" events .'cast- 'thejr shadows "beiorc,"' Miss Stevens' first meeting with, the '..famous .attorney Complete Plans i To Aid Farmers At Meet Tuesday Million "; Dollar " Cattle Loan Corporation to be prganieed In Omaha Can Redis- -count $10,(K)0,006. ' Finat organizatiotrfpf : t'M .$')0.- 000 ' corporation, ' uriroagn. wnicn funds of the - war finance corpora-; tion are to - be loaned : to Nebraska farmers and stock raisers, will be made at a meeting at i the Hotel Fontenelle sin 'Omaha' at 10; Tues day morning. " ' '-. ' '"' Conflicting information, as to the date of the. meeting, was' .settled .by positive announcement , of Secretary John1 Flannigan of the local commit tee that . I uesday js the day,- Will Elect Officers. . "At thistime,' subscriptions to 'the capital stock of; the corporation will" be received- and stockholders win elect directors and . other-' officers. Under-the law,, the corporation can endorse agricultural , notes,, for re, discount by the war finance "cor poration to an. amount equal - to 10 times its ' capital.' Formation of-the corporation is v expected to permit speedy relief forl farmers, and stock raisers whose : local banks are " not in a position to act for-them in pre senting paper '-ito . the .-.war, finance corporation. , '- ' ' 1 Even when funds of- the -war finance corporation are psed to re discount farmers' notes already held by .Nebraska banks, '' instead of. for the making of new, loans, the farmer borrower - benefits , as . well as , the bank, representatives of the corpor ation point out . - : ' ; ; Want Credit Used. ; ' "The war finance, corporation', is anxious that bankers, and trust .com panies make use of its -credits to ex tend new loans Jo farmers and, stock raisers; in' order to enable, them to hold J corn '.for 'more advantageous marketing and to fatten, cattle and hogs," said, N..' B. Updike member of the corn belt advisory . commit tee. "But .it' should not be consid ered that that is its only, function or that tha.t alone js the. only way in which it relieves the situation. There are. hanks in Nebraska which are under 'the necessity of calling loans already made toj farmers and up for renewal.' If these banks re discount these loans with the war finance corporation, - they; are .not called and the .effect is the same as if new loans were made." ' ' - -:In its report; to western govern ors at the recent conference in. Chi cago, the ."war finance .. corporation called the attention of bankers to the fact that: they can rediscount ap oroved notes of responsible farmers with it and further declared them to . be under obligations .to . serve worthy and .responsible farmers who are in peed of money. : '. Cigar Dealer and Friend Hurt in Auto Accident Beatrice. Neb.,' Dec. .4. ((Spe cial.) Herman Brandt, proprietor ot a cigar store here, was severely hurt when a car in which he and'sereral of, his .friends - were riding turned over on the highway -near the 'city. He was cut - and bruised, t Clayt Ewing, another member of .the party, escaped with minor braises'. : Farmers Near Shelton Report Death of Horses . Shelton, Neb., . Dec. 4. (Special) Several farmers living in this sec tion of the state have reported the death, of horses during -. the . past week. In each- case reported, the horses had either been running in the cornstalks-or. had been fed corn fodder, " ' er, but Doris Si J 3 far, ' Mother,' slictold me iui.r - ; M i t was in New York, with ..her' vjM 1 W i4 , -'that: it's hard, for me'-'to. If &rJg my. mind.'-";:; a .i'V:i s ?,:r t zir.iZs:W' 1 1 SI; 1, ? 'A fl Doris. Stevens., .' . itj'tfiven 'conslderalJe -space - in- hci" book, .''Jailed for Freedom, " -which experience jn the , eastern. prison, i Turn to Phic Tw'; Co-lirmn To. . Sinn Fein Rejects jLastPrpposalsof - Great Britain Ulsier Premier v Expected l to Announce f Negotiatidns Vat v'End; if AgrjfintN6t;; of eViepresentajtiVe's." of .tlic f' daii eireahn on the; govcrnmen t'i ' latest proposition ; the, . Irjs4i settlement. In a conference between the British ministers "and the, Sinn , Fein . 'dele gates, the premier. ahd ltis colleagues werc jnfqipied Tthat ;the proposals were not accepfableAThey,, had been given"? f uif tconsidera'tip'n by the. dail cireann; a-Dublin Vbut no way had been' -fouid,,t9 .reconcile differences which ha'd. arisen.' . . -i i. . The future, is not considered prom--ising :: Mcnine'r's of the 'special tom inittee oC "the .' .British , governbent whjj 'tooTc, part in the original con- f . i . - ,i . . . . , .. Terence are to meet tomorrow lor ine purpose,, it' is.'Selicved, of f taking some', definite acliori. v-vUriless an agreemtttt" is-reached by tomorrbw, it '-is "ttnd.erstood . that , the govern menr wi!l;nbtubrhit ' its proposals to .Sir.'e;s.XCfaij;;.: The .Ulster p.rerm)'?wt'tWspeak'.at- BjetfastTues day Jian.d yiffc'lio-jT':' reached hini"- then'will announce tthe negotiatjcvindd.?:,(;f.f Eartlonn, We . Viailera-- who' Was pres ent '.;dQrjVg;.'jtW0risidera'tipnoi,:;thc British-,; prbpo'salsat'" 'Ddbjiin; spoke signiSitanily, at.GalwayJ today,: d-clarg-.ftKrcedom was -Vneyer 'von w'ithout'Jsacrifice; -the country jnjist be.; as . prepared now to face, sacri fices as it has been in-the past.',' ,j. . The-i'StettPeift .representatives are still' in-; London- 'and;' Mr. ...Llciyd George' has1, 'on rnanv. 'previous occa sions, shoWn himself capable of -over- cominjg v.hat appeared td be' an al most insurmountable .barrier. : No official vvofd has yet been given put that an end ha comc to the negotia tions. . ,'.-!. V . ' "' I " 'ri'h-r- . " i: : Held to District Court I f ' ; j 5 On Charge of Forgery AJliancc,VNeb.7Dec..'4. (Special.) James Hdwa'rd negro, was. held, to the district court under a $1,000 bond on "a charge of forgery and uttering a-forged instrument., Last July he is alleged to ; have r taken the pass book of : another ', negro, " Curtis Brown, to a local bank and obtained the latterV savings account of nearly $400 on a'forged signature. Brown did not .'discover his loss until' re cently, when he wanted to withdraw part of his'jsavings.- -'. . V. Lewia Restrained From ." j - ' ' Ousting -Kansas Leaders Kansas'' City, Dec- 4. Ari 'order restraining - John L. Lewis, interna tional president, of the United. Mine Workers of America, et aL "From suspending or removing from, office any of the pincers of district1 14 or ti the various- local unions; 'under jurisdiction of .the district," was is sued today by judge isamuel A. Dew in Jackson 'county . circuit , court, i , .. ' - ' i '. Deputy Jefferson County ; , Clerk Resigns Her Post, Fairbury, Neb.. Dec. 4. (Special.) Mrs.' Joseph Criger has resigned her position 'as deputy county clerk and Miss Florine Stutevoss has been named-for, the place. , Mi?s Stute voss is "the daughter-. of Mr. and Mrs.Heory Stutevoss -of. t arrbury. She hasbeen an employe of the fed eral foyetntnent. foe the past three nf, Mrs.-.Mes .j -i, t'tA - sV Utu "She says si , a 5X-v.- "J - . on my f ' ,v :Jy ..' .-.. .-,. . . -, t . i ' , K;; ..'.'..Tcr- - -,-': -,' .',.. J Jl' .."The,; imiriMiMI j&n. t' '-. i' London',: "'Dec;- ,'4;Prmier ?. Lloyd New..'Meet Glerence April Suggested as Possible Date for Next Conclave Consideration of Financial , ' ' Questions Likely. Expect to Invite Russia By HENRY WALES. Ihlraco TribuiM-OmalMk Be Lnwed Wire. . Washington, -Dec. 4. A Russo-Sino'-Araerican' accord may - be an outcome of the second prase of the present conference. The American delegation has intimated unofficially to the French mission here for the disarmament-Pacific conference that financial questions will not be con sidered now, - At ' the close of these sessions,1 plans for another meeting will be- discussed.' ' . It has been indicated that Russia will be invited to this next conference in Washington, and 'the date has been ' suggested as sometime during the first half of 1922, perhaps ' in April. ; - ' .. ; ..During this 'financial' and econ omic- conference,? it is. hinted, the United States 'may reach an "under standing"' with. Russia and China, as an offest to -the country-pledge and to Japanese interests fn the far east, Friendly 'relations with Russia are necessary -if the United States is to safeguard its position in the far ast, as the transsiberian railway is the back door . to the Pacific. , , ; '"-'; Debts Increasing. Friendly relations with Russia are necessary if the United States is to restore order and business in the economic world and ensure payment of the 0,OUO.tXX),000 owed it abroad, increasing with interest, a couple of billions annually.' ' Russia is ' a - prime factor in the world's fiscal 'and economic situation and the State department realizes it must be dealt with if the problem : ,A .t i 13 IV '. UC oUlVCU. i ne repuaiatea Kussian debt to France impels the French to main tain their. strangle-hold on' Germany tor war indemnity as its only salva tion. But Russia offers the onlv field for'Teuton 'Production and in dustry t erable Germany to tarn me wherewithal, to make rcoai'a'iioti. .The attitude of the United States J toward "c soviet government has been - sK. ; slowly since the ad ministration ame into : power, 20 months'. ago." r-'- ' ' y - Harding to Aik' Aid. , Herbert Hoover, a cabinet member. has , been permitted to direct relief work for the starving Muscovites. American prisoners have heen . re leased, by ,the- balshevists and nov President Harding v announces a forthcoming' message , to congress asking government aid for the famine sufferers.. v,-..:.;' : ' . France remains . the sole power blocking dealings with the Soviets. Britain has ratified trade treaties and Italy is reopening .commerce via the Dardanelles and the Black sea, but no French premier can recognize the bolsheviks, even to the extent of ne gotiatingwith -them, until -the Rus sian debt : to- France, is , recognized and promises , are made to pay it. . The French policy toward Russia also prevents Germany from utilizing the Muscovite markets, which yielded so well. before the war, and of exchanging manufactured articles for raw materials. .'To reopen its old trade Germany would have to' reorganize Russia's railways and pther means of trans portation .arid exert a certain super vision over, affairs as it did prior to 1914, "' ' " '. - Agreement Possible. " - France has persistently refused to agree to British and Italian pro posals to let Germany "exploit" Rus sia and obtain there the wherewithal to pay the. reparations bill. But it is believed that with the United States government participating and with' the' Soviets promising to pay, it would be willing to agree to grantj - . i i r ., uermany a reasonaDie neiu oi ouuci ' (Tora to Pmre Tw, Column Thro.) Village Smithy Rushes to. Meet German Love in Home-Made Auto Lena's Blue Eyes and Memories of Her! Cakes and ; Kraut Call Afar From Land of Teutons 11 J A To Meet at Ellis Island. Lincoln, -' Dec. 4. (Special Tele gram.) John Thomasson, village blacksmith at Syracuse, Neb., is speeding across the country in "a home-made automobile for Ellis Is land, where he will meet , his bride-to-be, Lena Meyers of Muhrnbach,' Germany, who is due at quarantine shortly.: " , - Thomasson when he was assign ed to the' Army of Occupation, met Lena, ate the cakes she baked, the sauerkraut her tiny feet crushed and drank long and deep from the stein filled by her pretty hands. He didn't know then whether it was love or infatuation which stirred his blood as the blonde-haired Lena flitted be fore him; and chose to wait and set tle the matter' when he returned to America. T. "... Back at Syracuse, as he pounded at the 'anvil, Johnnie remembered the blue eyes of.ther girl "over there, and the delicacies she served him. No Vfthtr eyes in . Syracuse were ' like ,; : ;' - TO It Come-to This? ' ; . . , . ... . i . i Oriental Styles Recomraendied f or bummer beasou Skirts to Be Longer, But to Still Short Enough Retain : "Youthful ''. ', Appearance.-'. Cleveland. Dec'. 4--briental styles and low waist lines with.wide, grace ful sleeves and the .skirt : slightly longer, but still, short enough to re tain a, "youthful .appearance," were recommended - for,- the spring and summer of ,1922 by the National Cloak,' Suit, and Skirt Manufactur ers association. - ' ... . The combination , of matclasses, olaids. satins or taffetas with plain cloths are suggested, with ornaments of cut steel nail heads, angora wool, braids, stitching, leather; trimming and buckles. Soft, . ropmy sports coats will be popular,. it is' said. -- Three-piece suits, are expected to be popular, the dress made on straight-hanging1 lines to be worn with a jaunty, little loose type of coat or a cape. I - - ', Almost moyenage is the waist line in the softly bloused suits with little peplums and clever-' belt" arrange ments. Many of the new ' slender tailored suits boast little vests, with a rolling medici collar and open link ; fastenings at the neck; line , 33 wcu as the waist. ,!',-.; ";' Red Cross Nurse1 Inspects -;" School Children s Teeth Lodgepole,- Neh.,-- Dec. 4. (Spe cial.) Miss Pearl Pope has begun her duties as Cheyenne county Red Cross nurse, and is making an in spection of .the jleeth of school chil dren. . - Lena's, there wasn't any beer and neither was. there sauerkraut .-or cakes. . " ' - : -- "It was love," Johnnie declared as he struck the flaming horseshoe fresh' from the forge and' wondered if Lena had the -receipt for the beer she used to serve. And, although Thomasson couldn't write German, love found the way. as it always does, and Thomasson-found a friend, who could and would write it) ;Gef man to Lena as follows: J ;-" "I love you, will you marry me?" : And Lena, i over in ' Muhrnbach, found some one who could write English and did write to Johnnie as follows: . . . . "I love you, Johnnie. Sure 111 marry you." ' First Johnnie had to finance Lena's trip to the "land of promise;" then he found his own exchequer low. ' But again love found the way and John built his own car so he might speed lovewards, which,;- for him.- is to wards Ellis Island.. "Bride of Armf Planned Suicide Apprehenued Woman' Who - Married 16 Soldiers and Sailors Says ; . . Shc Carried Poison ' In Grip. - ChitafO Trlbnne-Omaha Bee Leased Wire. -Chicago Dec. 4. Despite the fact she has 16 husbands end has been drawing their allotments, amounting to $500 a month in all. pretty Helen Fergusoii-Drexlcr, etc., and et al.. the 22-year-old bride ot the army and navy, lies in the . Kane county jail at Geneva. -. " The young woman is practically in rags-and she had but 20 cents when federal officials arrested her. The government has established that her first husband, Wilfred Taylor of Holyoke, Mass., divorced her, and that she has a son 3 years old, by him. This boy is now in Washing ton. , - ,' , flf I had had. my grip, with me when you arrested me," ; she told j secret service men,' "you would nev er have taken me alive.' I carried a bottle of poison for, just such emerg encies and fully- intended killing my self if arrested." The officials have failed, to locate her grip and -other clothing. 'r . : .Although she admits 16 marriages in three years, the federal officials believe she - lias overlooked two others. ' She refuses to tell where her baggage is concealed. It is be- evecl sne eitner nas a consiaeraDie Sum of money in her baggage or else , some incriminating letters and other documents. ' . She has been trying " to induce Drexler, Meehan and Mueller, three of her most recent husbands, to fur nish bonds so she may be at liberty, but so far they, have not responded. Albert Drexler. 'a soldier at Camp Grant, is her last husband and ,she claifns he is the father of her un born child. Unless she can find a bondsman, she 'will remain in jail until Thursday, when she will -be arraigned before the 'United States commissioner on . charges of violat ing provisions of the war risk insur ance act relating to fraudulent claims. There are hints by federal sleuths that when the evidence is all in, it will be shown she acquired 20 husbands in the last three years, living with some of them from two to four days long enough to "get their allotments, and then going ottt after a fresh one. Beatrice Man is Found Guilty of Assault on Girl Beatrice, Neb., Dec. 4. (Special Telegram.) The jury in the case of the state against George Baker, 38, charged with statutory offense against Josephine Depew, 11, re turned a verdict this evening finding the defendant guilt of assault. The jury was out 24 hours. York County Third Party : Names Convention Delegates York, Neb.. Dec 4. (Special Tele gram.) The York county convention Saturday selected 31 delegates to at tend the mass convention which will be held in Grand Island, December 8, at which time a new political par ty is to be formed. Packers to Buy ite Omaha Live Stock Exchange Advised Meat Concerns "Will be Represented on , Market as ' Usual. ' Advice has been received, by offi cials of the Omaha' Live. Stock ex intr house ; doing business, at the stock yards, that despite the an nounced strike they would be on the market as buyers of live stock today and all this week. , i . Shippers are warned, however, to Keep in loucn wun ineir cuiiiuussiuu men at all times should anything come up that would call for a stop page of the shipping. ' Shippers are asked to let their live stock come to market the same as in the past. In financial circles on- the Souh Side, conditions are said to be better than they have been for many months, caused by the influence of the war finance corporation, which has advanced many million dollars tofarmers and stockmen to take up and pay off their loans to banks. - Reports from every bank on the South Side are to the. effect that there is plenty of cash available for the purchase of stock . feeders that will be shipped to the stock yards. These banks report not only easy money' but bright prospects, with a promise of as large numbers-of battle, sheep and hogs coming to market the next few weeks as they have since early fall,- ' ' Iowa Farmer Says Hogs Are Shipped Rapidly "As fast as hogs in my section of the country are in shape for the market, they are being sent to the live stock centers," said William Gittins, live stock man of Griswold, -la. ..... ... . ,. Mr. Gittins says there are quite a number of cattle and hogs in his neighborhood on feed and that they are doing remarkably well. He says the only cattle shipped this season from his section were those fed on old corn last summer, while most of those put on feed this fall were still in the lots. ' - ."Even with corn at present prices, farmers out my way are keeping a stiff upper lip and manage to make a little -profit by feeding their corn to their hogs."said : Mr. Gittins. "Corft is listed at 22 cents a bushel, but the farmers are not letting much of it go at that price. The Weather " ' Forecast Nebraska Fair Monday and Tues day; moderate temperature. , " Iowa Fair Monday and Tuesday; somewhat warmer ' Monday, in ex treme eastern portion. Hourly Temperatures. ' I s. m. b. m. tx it 91 2 t t i . t a. m. ....... t p. m. 4 . ., .- m , . m. ...... 1 9. a. a M fcJuuAt, 7 t m. m. m, 1 a. m 11 . m. . , ss ........se 12 Me m b er s Discharged By Court Final Ballot Reported 10 to 2 For Acquittal Freed at Own Request After 41 Hours. New Trial Set for Jan. 9 Br The Axwrwled Trrn. San Francisco, Cat, Dec. 4. The jury which tried Koscoe Arnuckie on a charge of . manslaughter was discharged today as unable to agree, after it had deliberated 4 1 hours. August Fritre, foreman of the jury, issued a. signed statement to night saying that one of the wom en jurors who was in he minority, refused to ' consider the - evidence, from the beginning, and declared that "she would cast her ballot and would not change it until hell froze over." ...'-. ' The jury was brought into court at its ' own request at noon,-reported a disagreement and - asked that it be discharged. The case was set for retrial 'January 9. . .. Court .officers said, .however, that the , balloting favored ' acquittal throughout The foreman ' said the final ballot stood 10 to 2.' In a statement following the jury s return, Arbuckle declared one of the five women jurors prevented his ac quittal, 'because she- refused to al- low her fellow jurors to discuss the evidence or reason with her and would not give, any reason for her attitude." He did not name the juror. District Attorney. Brady said that Arbuckle had been given "a fair and honest trial" and complimented the jurors who held out for conviction as having "courage and determina tion." He was not in court when the jury reported. ' Hoped for Agreement "I had hoped the jury would reach an agreement, he said. I confi. dently expected a verdict of guilty upon the evidence presented. In my opinion the disagreement' does not vindicate Roscoe Arbuckle.' A vin dication could 'come' only after a quick unanimous verdict. It was my duty to present the facts to a jury. This I have done, though opposed by-wealth, powejr and influence. J., , i he, court hat set January v as the date for a retrial and I will be ready at that time to. proceed." I he members of the. jury .looked haggard and worn when .they filed into , the little - court room, over which a deep hush had settled, and took, their, seats. The foreman, Au gust FritzeV informed the court "It is physically arid morally' impossible for, us to reach a-verdicf." At the request of the court -he announced the final ballot division. ' . Superior Judge , Harold - Louder back, who tried the case, then told the jury that he wanted to deter mine if further deliberation might re sult in a verdict. ' "It is not my de sire to force any unnecessary hard ship on you," he said, "but this case has taken three weeks to try and has been conducted at great expense. If : . (Turn t Face Two, Calnma live,) Charges of Larceny Filed Against Three Ex-Grand Goblins '' I, I,,, i , ,' , .. . Atlanta, Dec. ! 4. Discharge of. four grand goblins of the Ku Klux Klan, announced this week; was followed- hy warrants charging three of them with "larceny, after trust and by a $50,000 damage suit filed in be half of the fourth. .'' . Edward Young . Clarke, , imperial kleag'c,' swore put warrants cliarg-' ing Jarceny after trust to . F. V. Atkins, Philedalphia; L.. P. Hooper, New York and A. ,J. Padon, jr., Chicago, it being alleged they failed to turn 'in certain funds fe the treasury.- ' : ,. . .. . v Bail - trover croceedinsrs had al ready been taken out against Harry. u. -lerrell who was chschareed this week as grand goblin with head quarters in Washington and today Terrell ' obtained ' a temoorarv in junction halting the bail trover ami tiled suit for $30,000 atra nst Clartc alleging libel; Three Firms .. to . Make Town Distributing Point Alliance. Neb.. Dec. 4.f.Wrl i Following a vigorous ' campaign waged locally for several months. Aiiance is to be made a distributing center for at least three large gro cery, general merchandi se anrJ fruit- firms sortly. The T. H.Brown Mer cantile Co. of Denver, the Gooch Mill ing company of Lincoln and the Bert- Uonaldson Fruit company, are the firms. Each will ship a carload o goods here within the next few days. 4 1 , . . j large warenouse nas Deen leased for temporary-use and it is planned to build at least two add'tional ware houses. : ' " Tecumseh (Neb.) Bankers Call County Meeting ' Tecumseh, Neb.. Dec 4. (Spe cial.) The bankers of Tecumseh have' invited the bankers of the other towns of the county to a din ner at the Hopkins hotel,, in this city, Tuesday evening. At that time the bankers will discuss bringing" government funds into the county to help the farmers finance their grain problems and the formation' of a county organization. Grain conditions are improved, corn now" being quoted at 35 cents an l whear at90." S ' .... . - ' - '. V ' -' ' ' - .' ' ' I ' ' .