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VOL. 51 NO. 305. OMAHA, FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 1922. Si Ml 41 parti Mi M4 hM, Ml kMM UM. aMM M m mm. iium ft M Mi II fault " 14 I H It. I 111 a4ft Tit TWO CENTS 1 I u: i . 1 1 WE f ,1 Bonus Bill Presented to. Senate Measure Formally Reported Following Attempt by Democratic Member to Delay Action. ' Long Battle Predicted Washington, June 8. Tlie sol diers bonus bill was formally pre entcd tonight to the senate after tint elfort by Chairman M Clum ber nf the finance committee to re port it atlie opening of the session had been blocked ny senator wu Harm, democrat. Mississippi. Senator Williams was absent from the? sefiate when Senator McCum ber presented the measure for the second time, but came into the chamber a few . minutes afterward The presentation followed a quorum call and was without discussion. The bill automatically went to the sen ate calendar. , . In attempting to offer the bill soon after the senate met, Senator McCumber said: "In the very near future I hope to be able to lay aside the tariff bill for a day or so for the purpose of considering and passing, if possible, tne compensation-bill." "In the aoldiers' compensation bill," he added, "we have nothing but an- American bill. I hope we shall be able to dispose of it as an American measure in the same spirit that we voted for appropriations to carry on the war." . . V . ; Underwood Favora Action. Senator Underwood, the demo j eratie leader, expressed the hope that when the bill was called up it . would be by a vote of the senate : and that urianimous consent for its 'ii J, consideration would not be request i '"- ed. He said it it was proposed to ;V pass the bill at this session it : , v might as well be considered now as ' ' y y' in July or August. - . i "I should be very glad." he added, "if the bill went over until after the v election, sOthat the American peo pie might have an opportunity to i voice their aentiments on the sub--Abject" :. - Senator unaerwooa sam ne icn that the bonus bill, if passed, will not only work' injury to the Ameri can neoole. "but -wilb in the e.nd, work an injury to the men whom it proposes to help. , Jie estimated tne bill would -cost anywhere from $4,000,000,000 to $7,000,000,000 and said it was drawn in such, a way that it would have to beoaid for in "the future- and thus would become a" burden upon the ex-soldiers them . selves.. ;..:"r.;v- ; . ' - "'. ' , ' ; Senator McCumber explained he was stopped from offering any such motion by the "gentlemen's agree ment" that controversial legislation would be called up without advance notice being given to senators. ! Canvass Shows Majority. Informal canvasses of .each side have indicated that the bonus legis lation has a substantial majority in the, senate, but whether the amend ed1 house bill will be approved is problematical Jn any event a long fight on the measure is expected and for that reason some at least of the republican leaders are opposed to calling it up until after the tariff bill has been gotten out of the way. Before undertaking to prese'nt the bill to the senate, Chairnwi Mc Cumber made public both its text and the accompanying report from the final committee. - The re'port es timated that the total cost of the legislation would; be $3,845,659,481, spread over a period of 43 years from next January 1, when the legis lation would become operative. This total is $250,000,000 less than the es timate under the house bill. Union Leader Scores Stand of Government Cincinnati, June 8. The govern ment as an employer was taken to Mask by James O'Cotfinell, president of the metal trades department of the Am-rican Federation of Labor, who, in his report to the department's annual meeting, complained of cer tain acts of officials, including Presi- . dent Harding, as hostile to labor. - "The policy of the administration towards curtailment and economy," he said, "has been used with such tre mendous force against the employes of the government as to make work- : men feel great bitterness and resent ment for 'the heavy hand that has been laid upon them by the president and his administration-" 1 The government, Mr. O'Connell asserted, should be the model em- . pl6ymentv but, he added, efforts of labor officials : "to maintain some sort of an understanding with the government, had met with failure.'' Fight on Sunday Movies " la Threatened at Wymore Beatrice. Neb, June 8. (Special Telegram.) Residents of .Wymore, who oppose Sunday movies, are, mak ing an effort to have the special election, held last month, at which the proposition won out by eight votes, set saide. The council can vassed the vote and announced that the election was lent Since then -the an tii have served notice on the picture men to quit -showing Sun days, but they say they will stand pat and fight the case. Jury Completed Los Angeles, June 8. The jury in the second trial of .Mrs.. Madatynne Obenchain, charged with murder, was completed today. Seven, women and five men were selected. A woman . was sworn to act as alternate iuror. The ease u adionrned tin til next - Monday morning when the prosecu . tn Will begin presentation of evi Medieval Splendor Marks Wedding of Kitvjf Altxzit&er I & Belgrade, June 8. Medieval pomp and splendor marked the wedding here today of King Alexander and Princess Marie of Roumania. Nearly every nation in the old and new world was represented at the cere mony, which linked the dynasties of three Balkan countries, forming , a powerful barrier against future wars in this turbulent part of Europe. The event probably will remain un matched for a long time in Balkan annals for its political significance; the lavishness and beauty of its set tings; the enthusiasm and fervor of the people; the picturesqueness of the processions, and the quaintness of the presents to the bride and groom. Girlish Beauty. The bridal gown was an antique creation' of white crepe georgette, with long court train, embroidered1 in pure silver'and crystals, and the prin cess wore over her tulle veil a shower of scintillating gold strands. She was a picture of girlish beauty, dignity and grace as she was escorted to the altar by her father, King fercinac of Roumania. From her shoulders fell a large court mantle iu brilliant silver, at the lower end of which the double arms of Roumania and Jugo slavia were embroidered in silver and gold. King Alexander presented his bride with a massive crown ot gold. set with diamond and rubies, each province of Jugoslavia having con tributed a precious stone to the dia dem. Elaborate Precautions. Elaborate precautions wre taken to guard King Alexander and Prin cess Marie. The entire route I Omaha Men Held - for Baiik Robbery Louis Clernt Waive Hearing Trio Will Be Arraigned for Trial Saturday. Tekamah, Neb., June 8. (Special.) Upon long distance telephone ad vice from his attorney, Gene O'Sul livan, in Omaha, Louis Clernt of South Omaha waived preliminary hearing before Judge Chatton on charges of intimidating a bank em ploye' and robbing a bank and was held on $15,000 bond to trial in the district court. " His bond is the same as those of Ben King and George. Perscek, also of Omaha, with whom he was cap tured by . a posse near uecatur a week ago, following an attempt to rob the Decatur State bank. Clernt was heavily bandaged be- cause- of numerous buckshot wounds inflicted by the posse, but was able to walk alone in the court room. County Attorney Rhoades' said the trio would be arraigned before Dis trict Judge Goss Saturday and if they plead not guilty will go to trial next week. . Convict Slayer to Be Electrocuted Xxky Lincoln." June 8. (Special Tele- cram.) Tames B. King, convict slayer to die in the electric chair at the state penitentiary tomorrow, soent his last day eating bananas, smoking cigarets. praying and talk ing with a negro minister from Lin- coln,- who -was requested to call on him by the -penitentiary chaplain, Charles Maxwell. "- '' - Warden Fenton said this evening that King sent . word to him he wished his body to be turned over to the state medical school at Omaha to serve any purpose desired by the faculty there.. , E. B. Currier, official executioner from Boston, arrived and tested out the electric chair.. . ' - Food Price Show 'I Five-Tenths of 1 Per Per Cent Jump Here Washington, June 8. Retail food prices increased in 15 cities and 'de creased in 10. others from j April 1 5 to May 15, according, to' compila tions made public by the Department of Labor, involving 25 of . the-principal cities of the country. The following increases were-noted: Richmond, Va., 2 per cent; Mil waukee,. Cincinnati, Seattle, St Louis and Washington, 1 per cent, and Chicago 'mndOmaha, less than five tenths of 1 'per .cent. Decreases not ed were in. Kansas Gty, Providence, Rochester 1 per cent, and in Detroit and New York, less than five-tenths of 1 per cent T ':" ' Comparisons of average food costs in 1913 with, the prevailing prices asked during the month, the depart ment stated, indicated housewives were, paying 53,-per cent more for food in Richmond. Va- 49 per cent in Washington,- D.-.C, and 44 -per cent in Baltimore and -Birmingham, J Ala, a..-- . .;,r IX - J I all 1 M l w - --.4.- m f Princess Mari 7T- -rr . f. Princess Ifkrii :f of the bridal party from the palace to the cathedral was lined with dou ble rows of soldiers and gendarmes with loaded rifles and fixed bayonets. . One line of the troops faced out ward and the other inward. Their orders were to shoot immediately, it is understood, if they noticed any suspicious movement among the spectators. Residents of the city living along the streets through which the procession passed were forbidden to open ' their Windows without special police permission. Armed guards were placed on all the balconies and points of vantage and the number of spectators on each was strictly limited so that there might be clear space between each individual and his ' neighbors. mo one was allowed - to- carry a camera, satchel or other objects without written permission. The king, who entered the church arm in arm with Queen Marie, his future mother-in-law, wore the bright full dress uniform of a Serbian gen eral. . His best man was the duke of York, son of King George of Eng land. - . Charming Figure. The queen of Roumania, who has come to be known as the "mother-in- law of the Balkans," looked almost as youthful as the daughter she -ave in marriage. She dominated the en tire ceremony, and next to the "bride was easily the most conspicuous and charming figure in -the cathedral. When she was not receiving the con-, gratulations of her friends she was busy giving directions for the execu tion of the wedding. Recruits for Army. BeinipiHere Special Inducements Being Offered Navy Also Ac tive for Enlistments. ' - ' Both the army and navy are work ing vigorously to obtain recruits. The army will guarantee any one enlisting, immediate assignment to the Hawaiian Islands and the Philip, pines. . i ' - ' ' '. "Saturday we are going to ship 300 men to the islands'" said Recruiting Sergeant Blackett. "Men who enlist now will also benefit by the old wage scale and if they join after July 1 the,y will receive the new scale,, which is somewhat lower." , v Blackett claims it is. not so easy for one to join. the army now. Out of 102 wanting to join the army but 48 were accepted. Two brothers, Alfred R. Bigley, 21, and Ernest W. Bigley, 18, 3315 Ohio , street, joined the navy. While Ernset, a former service man, is im mediately assigned to the fleet at San Francisco his brother will be sent to - Philadelphia for training. Aaron E. Papst, 1321 Twenty-first aveftue, , Council Bluffs, also' joined the navy. . , , ; ,. . Marshall Neilan and Blanche Sweet Wed ' Omaha Bee Ltaiwd Wire. Chicago, June 8. Marshall Neilan and Blanche Sweet were married to- Iday in Chicago. , The ceremony was performed in the office of the county clerk and the couple left a few hours later for New York. Mr. Neilan has recently returned from .southern France, where he was working on a picture. He returned to New. York Memorial day and immediately opened communications, with Miss Sweet, who was in Los Angeles; She left the coast last Monday and Nei lan. met her here. i When she stepped . from a west ern . train today, Mis Sweet , denied her , identity. V When newspaper photographers persisted, she turned her face to the wal and stood jn that position until a taxi had been sum moned, when she ran to its' shelter arid'" sped -away.. .The . couple ' will spend their honeymoon -, urn New York, where Neilan begins work at once-on his newest production. Steel Merger Lawyer t ; ;.' Adjudged in Contempt New. , York, June 8. Thomas - L. Chadbournej lawyer, who promoted the Republic-Midvale-Inland steel merger, today , was adjudged in con tempt by the Lockwood legislative committee when he refused to turn over experts' reports on the seven companies .which, were originally to be brought into-the-consolidation. ' Fireman Killed in Wreck York. Paf June a The north bound express on the Pennsylvania railroad from. Baltimore, due here at 9:10 o'clock,, left the rails at Brill harts, "-three miles of here about 9 o'clock. The fireman was killed, an other of crew, was - probably fatally hurt and a.nwfhber of others were Id Loan oermanv Abandoned International Bankers Decide Reparations Commission's Report Shows Lack of Lenders Unanimity. Must Fix Gedit Bonus Paris, June 8. (By the A. P.) All idea of an international loan to Germany has been given up by the committee of bankers, and they are meeting today to agree upon the form of their report to this effect which will be submitted to the repa rations commission. The work of formulating the re port, it is stated, may take two or three sittings. The prevailing conviction among the members of the bankers commit tee is that two things are necessary to a loan:. First There must be unanimity among the lenders, which were to in clude all the countries represented on the reparations commission. Second That the credit basia of Germany must be outlined clearly. The bankers look upon the repara tions commission's reply to their, re cent note as an official declaration that -unanimity does not exist among the prospective lenders, and therefore feel that plans for a loan cannot be advised. ' Gustafson Mav Enter Race for ' G. 6. P. Senator Victory of Brookhart in Iowa Heartens Workers for Nebraskan Petitions Circulated. Lincoln, June 8. (Special.) C. H. Gustafson. of "Lincoln, president of the U. S. Grain Growers, Ine., and head of the Farmers' union, will enter the primaries for the republi can nomination for United States senator, it was announced by J. A. Crawford, in. charge of the Lincoln office of the Grain Growers. , Peti tions for Gustafson's nomination are reported to be in, circulation in Lin- ' C. H. Gustafson. coin and. Omaha.' Gustafson, Craw ford stated, will make his .campaign on a pledge to put through congress another ' bill governing r the grain business in lieu of the one held un constitutional by the United States suoreme court. friends of Gustafson say activity in his behalf has , been withheld awaiting the outcome of the primary in Iowa. Col. smith W. Brookhart, who won the ' republican nomination in that state, was an advocate of the same principles as will - be incor porated in the platform of Gustafson, his supporters assert Y - In addition to seeking a law to prevent speculation in grain futurea he will advocate .the repeal of the Esch-Cummins law. Gustafson, as president of the U. Gram Growers., inc., receives a salary of $12,000 a year. He served in- the Nebraska legislature while a resident of Wahoo. Progressives Urge Morehead for Congress Lincoln, June 8. (Special Tele gram.) According . to reports from reliable sources, J. H. Edmisten, third party chairman, is sending let ters to members of the progressive oartv in - the First district, urging them to sign petitions to place the name of John H. Morehead on the ballot as a candidate for congress. Morehead. has already filed as a dem ocrat ' This is regarded as another at tempt of .the. Edmisten wing of the third party to fuse the organization with the democrats. , , Dougherty Wouldn't Take Million for Job Washington. - -June - 8. Attorney General Daugherty called on Presi dent Harding yesterday about a mat ter of official detail, and was asked when he came out for his view upon various reports that he would resign office. 'You can say," he told newspaper men, that there never was a time when I would have given 30 cents to get the office of attorney general, but that I wouldn't take a miUioji collars for it now,. Humanity Essay Is Justified by The Bee Ice Fund No Sane Human Will Stand by Without Aiding . Suf - , ' ferers, Is Claim of - v ..;:'".:;- philosopher. ,; ; r; A distingutaked philosopher, in a recently written essay, argued that the "only real villains are in the movies or on the stage," . and that "they only act the part because there is good money in being villainous." "There isn't a man, woman. or child with sanity who will stand by and watch another human suffer without lending aid," continued this writer. "If a person seems callous it is because the suffering of another isn't brought properly to his atten tion, or a means of giving aid ap parent.". - Justified by Fund. The history of The Bee's Free Milk and Ice fund which brings aid to hundreds of babies who otherwise would undergo untold suffering dur ing the hot summer months, justifies this claim. Each year score of in dividuals, organizations and schools rally to .the cause which this fund alone represents. The Free Milk and Ice fund eives you a way to make every dime count in aiding suffering kiddies of this city. Grownups are beginning to grum ble at the heat, even at this early stage bf summer. They are turning on their electric fans, throwing up windows in their high offices and their roomy homes to catch an oc casional breath of air. . Gasp for Breath.1 ;Y But the babies in the poorer homes of the city are without relief from the strength-sapping heat. They Tan only cry plaintively, and gasp .for breath in the congested tenements and hovels in which they live, ' The Free Milk and ' Ice . fund brings pure sweet milk;. and cooling' ice to these helpless little ones. Con tributions need not be large but-they should be numerous. Mail' contribu tions to Free Milk and Ice fund; car of The Bee, or bring thent in person to The Bee offices. They all will be acknowledged m these columns. Heat Records for. Year . . Broken as Mercury Hits 94 - Wednesday's heat record of 88.1 was broken by nearly two degrees when the mercury climbed to . 90 at 4 yesterday afternoon. ..-r According to reports last night all heat records for the year' were brok en yesterday, the' hottest 'point re corded being Pueblo, where the temperature reached 94.. The ther mometer registered 90 at North Platte, and 88 at Oes Moines. The hottest part of the day registered 68 at Sheridan. - . i At Chicago, where the thermome ter touched 88, the highest reached this season, . many persons were overcome and five persons died of heart disease superinduced by heat. Rickenbacker Forced Down , on Detroit-Chicago Flight Chicago, June 8. Eddie Ricken backer. who started from Detrhit late this afternoon in his airplane for Chicago, was forced to land' sborttv afterward at Ypsilanti, Mich., because of a leaking water line to his motor, according to dispatches received by tne aero ciud ot Illinois tonight It was said that he dssf not expect to rsume his journey until tomorrow A Promising Youngster Omaha Will Be R a d i o Center of Government Extensive Program for Dis - seminating Agricultural . Information Will Be 1 Started June 15. . , Y ' " fc'Y By GEORGE F. AUTHIER. WuhlBttM Camtpemitrnt Omaha Bm. Washington, June 8. (Special Tel-egramO-i-Omaha is to be made one of the arreat centers of a plan to broadcast bv radio information on croDS. weather and market condi tions, national in character, a.nd worked out by government agencies, according to ah announcement made by the Department of Agriculture. This information will be sent out by the Arlington and Great Lakes stations, together with the postof- fice stations at Omaha and at North Platte in -Nebraska. A daily report of the livestock and grain markets - at such strategic centers as Omaha will be one of the features of the service. Will Start June IS. This new service will start June 15, and according to W. A. Wheeler, in charge of the radio work of the department, is the most important step yet taken yi broadcasting agn cultural i information. ' Important as it is, this is. just a. step, and later developments are forecast as being almost weird in their completeness. "Continuous wave radio telegraph," says .the department, "will be used to broadcast the reports, but it is expected that there will be consid erable rebroadcasting by radio tele phone so that any one in the eastern two-thirds of the United States hav ing radio telephone receiving sets may be able to receive the messages. - Plan Is Approved. - "The plan has been approved by tne interdepartmental radio commit tee, composed of the departments of agriculture, ..commerce. nostoffice. war and navy, and contemplates the use of high-powered navv stations at Arlington, Great ' Lakes, Puget bound, San Francisco and New 'Or leans; certain army stations,' such as those now located at Fort Bliss, and Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and i the present postoffice:: stations which have been broadcasting agricultural reports , for more ' than a year, at Washington, Omaha- and - North Platte, Neb.; Rock. Springs, Wyo., and Elko and Reno, Nev. "It is said thai under favorable sta- (Tara t ! Tin, Catena . SU.) . 8 U. S. SaUors Thought Drowned in Siberia Vladivostok, June 8. (By A. P.) Eight enlisted men .from the United States gunboat New Or leans are feared to have been drown ed in a sailinsr mishaD at Amurdav. Siberia; There has been no trace of the men since Sunday. : - Those missing are: i Coppersmith Allen, "Carpenter's1 Mate William Wolf, Coxswain Harry Swanson, Boatswain's . Mate Ferdinand Sche schi; Gunner's Mate Frank Silva, Seamen Leon Neodd, Robert Free and - Brown. Hostetler May Be Candidate -m for Congress From Sixth Kearney, Neb, June 8. (Special Telegram.) A petition was placed in circulation here for signatures of those championing the candidacy of Judge B. O. Hostetler for nomina tion to congress from the Sixth dis trict to succeed M. H. Kinkaid. Hostetler has been district judge for lrljr .20 years, -.-. , Increased Crop Yields Predicted in June Report Department of Agriculture , Forecasts Fourth' Largest Wheat Production in His ., . : ; 7. tory of Coontry. ,: ' ' : :. ; ; J, , Y -r; ') ' I ; Washington, June 8. Larger in dicated crop yields, due principally to splendid growing conditions thus far this season, promise more abundant' production this year than harvested in 1921, especially in wheat and oats. The Department of Agriculture's June crop reports, issued today and based upon., the condition- of crop June 1, forecasts a .winter .wheat crop the fourth largest in the coun try's history, with a total of 587,-- 000,000 bushels. During May the indicated production increased 22y 000,000 bushels, of which 11,000,000 bushels was credited to Kansas. The spring wheat crop will be 49,- 000,000 bushels larger than last year's, with a total of 247,000,000 bushels, placing the country's total wheat crop', winter and spring com bined, at 855,000,000 bushels, or 60, 000,000 bushels more than was pro duced last year. Production of oats forecast at 1,305,000,000 bushels, or 244,000,000 bushels more than last year's crop. ' '-, , Apples, peaches - and pears . are more abundant this year, last year's crop having been ' curtailed "by frost The apple crop is almost double what it was last year, but not so large as the 1920 crop.. An apple crop of 179,800,000 bu shels was forecast, compared with 98.000.000 bushels last year and 223, 600,000 in 1920. Peach production was estimated at 53,629,000 bushels and pear prospects were said to ''in dicate about ' a normal crop -of around 15,000,000 bushels." Large increases were forecast for practically all applev producing states, New York leading with an indicated yield of 30,000,000 bush els.. .-. Rain Badly Needed in North Nebraska Norfolk, Neb., une 8.(Special Telegram.) Reports , from various sections of northern Nebraska and southern South Dakota indicate that rain is badly needed for growing crops, notwithstanding the moisture which fell in this district recently. The hot sun and heavy winds com bined to cause the conditions about which farmers are now showing some anxiety. So far 'as can be learned from farmers, railroad employes and telephone company employes there has been no report of any crop dam age in the Norfolk territory up. ;to this time. A slight shower fell at Winner, b. D., during the night. TheWealher 1 ;. Forecast Friday probably thunder showers. somewnat cooler. Hourty Temperatures. a. n...... e a. n...... 1 J . m, p. m. 4 ft. m. . m. 5 b. m. I p. m. S . at. ..T ..IS ,.75 ..IS ..St 7 . m...... a . . . ... , .1 IS a. m. II a. m. Highest Thursday. Ch-Tnn T4 I North Pl.tU ... oavmport II I PacMo , , Pnvtr SS I Salt Laka Dm Molaw SS I Santa F ?" City S I ShrMaa ...;., I Vajtatfa ...... Ulster City Is Retaken by British 1 taw4BaasaBBBB , t If Recapture Belleek From Irish Irregulars by Advance and Seise Fort in Frw StaW ; Territory. Troops Use Artillery Belfast. June 8. (By A. P.) Bet- leek was occupied today by British troops which advanced this morning to take the salient from the Irish ir regular forces. The fort overlooking Belleek was first captured by the British troops and the town was then taken pos session of by the military. At the Newtownards military head quarters this afternoon, it was stated. . that Belleek was retaken without loss of life and that no prisoners were taken. The engagement between the Irish irregular forces and British troopi begsn at 1 o'clock this afternoon. At that hour signals were sent up. in-, dicating that the British troopi were being fired on, while there were bursts of rifle firing from the north. . , British Open Fire. . The British artillery then opened , up, landing two shots near the Bel-. leek fort,, which is in free state ter ritory. -..- Y .The British advance started from a point on the south shore of Lough Erne, six miles from Belleek. The . British column was accompanied by armored cars.. - Before the British troops moved off heliograph communication was established across Lough Erne, pre-' sumably with the forces holding the Pettigoe salient. There appeared to be a simultaneous movement in progress on both sides of the lake, in the nature of an encircling ma neuver. .. y - : . .; ' At EnnUkUlen. Belfast, June 8. (By A. P.) There was -. considerable military activity last higbt in Enniskillen. In fantry detachments in lorries and ar tillery were on the move,' apparently in the direction of Belleek. , tnniiKiiien is crowded with refu gees from the "Belleek district, but a majority of those who. rushed into town from Pettigoe have returned to their homes. .. - ' A correspondent at Enniskillen telegraphed this morning that from observations around Lough Erne and other informstipn, the program was for . the ' Lincolnshire- - and Stafiord shira traoysv suasjartsJ by a battery Of howitrers and armored cars, to en deavor to dislodge the irregulart. Only in Ireland. ' "the situation,-adds. the corre spondent, "is somewhat gilbertian and could only happen in an Irish war, There is Pettigoe in the Free state, loyalist to a man, now under the authority of British troops, while on the other hand Belleek, in Ulster except for the fort, Catholic to the backbone, is now under the domina tion of irregulars who are neither Orange nor Free state. This is con fusing to an outsider. - Peru Ready for U. S. Mediation With Ch3e - if, i i Washington, June 8. (By A. P.) An approach toward American mediation in the Chilean-Peruvian, conference here has been made in formally by Peru, but Chile's ac quiescence in the step still is await ed. The tangled affairs of the con ference are understood to have been laid before Secretary Hughes in de tail by Ambassador Pezet for the Peruvians, among whom it was said that the Chileans had expressed their intention of making . a smilar move through . the -Chilean' ambassador, Senor Uathieu. . Officials of the Chilean delegation declared, however, that they recalled no such arrangement and that it had not been decided whether an exercise of "arood office" tw Mr. Hughes should be suggested.. Sena- iyr. mainicu, u was understood, so far had made no appointment to see the president. Lincoln Woman and Son Are Fatally Burned Lincoln. Tune 8. CSneciat Tt. gram.) Mrs. Forrest Hudson and son, Donald, 4, are reported dying m a hospital as a result nf ha sustained when their farm home, theree miles east of Lincoln, was destroyed by fire. The cause of the fire is unknown, but it is believed to have started from an explosion of a gasoline stove; Two other chil dren escpaed, but are too frightened to tell of the accident' Veterans Hospital Urged for Fort Mead by Legion Pierre,, S. D., June 8. An ava lanche of telegrams from every American Legion post and every Le gion auxiliary unit in South Dakota is pouring out of the state yesterday to -the South Dakota congressional delegation and Director Forbes of the United States Veterans' bureau, urging that their influence be used toward converting Fort Mead, near. Sturgis, S. D., into a hospital for disabled veteran of the 10th dis trict .This action is prompted by the recent announcement of the War cavalry would be sUtioned at Mead, - Steamers Qllide San Francisco. June 8. The liner Matsonia and the oil tanker J. A. Monett were in collision in a for in San Francisco bay last night Neither was injured beyond the loss of paintj according to reoOrts an hour after ward to marine interests. Neithefi. V '.--'-.v. '.'. .