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Daily Las Vegas Optic (Newspaper) - April 2, 1928, Las Vegas, New Mexico Community lo in Building if Greater City is Optics Aim today and tomorrow temperature low nights low 25 ASSOCIATED SERVICE 60 NO 129 Greater Vegas New Mexico Monday April 2 1928 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS FARM IFF TIP A L xi EARLY ACTION Will Be Given House Senate This Week Passage Planned PROPOSAL CONTAINS SAME CONTROVERSIAL PROVISION Reason for Veto by Coolidge at Last Presentation Unchanged Sides Are Divided ACTIVITIES OF KU EUX KLAN ARE ARED IN FROM FORMER CHIEF NOW LIFE PRISONER Washington April 2 AD Opening the farm relief battle in the Senate today Senator Watson of Indiana a Republican presiden tial candidate took direct Issue President on the controversial equalization fee pro vision AL JOLSON HAS HIS NOSE DOCTORED WAS MARRED BY A PUNCH Chicago April 2 has taken his nose to for The comedian appeared last at the theater where he is with an improved proboscis ed by a ChicaRo specialist During a sparring match with Jack ten years ago took too Inn o dodce A left a black spot which has now been removed Washington April 2 relief of the administra tion and a possible football in the campaigns of both po parties was the unfinished business today in the Senate in the form of the at Is a much different measure than that which President Coolidge vetoed last session but carries the controversial equalization fee dis agreement over which extends parti into the ranks of the lican presidential fold Fee Unconstitutional President the tion fee is unconstitutional This prin ciple of taxing farm products to raise funds for marketing surplus crops however bears the endorsement of Prank O and Senator Watson of Indiana two Re candidates Vice President Dawes also has indicated his favor toward the principle The issue has become a sore spot between President Coolidge and his cabinet on the one hand and licans from Ihc farming slates of the northwest on the other These states have Indicated favor toward Mr Low den in the approaching contention The cabinet of course has supported Mr Coolidge the situation thus pre sented Is a little different from that of last session when Democrats as well as Republicans were split on this farm relief proposal Modified Senator McNary Republican Orc Kon new chairman of the Senate agri culture committee and coauthor of the measure has greatly modified the now presented to meet he says the objections voiced last president The equalization fee now would be resorted to only when the emergency fund of to be created prov ed insufficient to meet the demands for withdrawing surplus crops from the domestic market Unlike the old pro vision in other respects the fee would now be made applicable to any com board set up under it would be to use these funds in emergency situations It has been the contention of Secretary that this machinery was sufficient to meet MANY WELL KNOWN MEN BARRED FROM D A SHOWN Boston Woman Denounces Faith of Organization in Revealing List of Unfavored Persons Boston April 2 black list of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Massachusetts stood re today by one of the leading members of the organization who at the same time denounced the policy under which it existed and intimated that a fight against it would be car ried ot the floor of the national con vention In a speech to the Boston Ethical Helen Tufts Bailie yester day mentioned prominent persons and organizations that for or another have come under the ban of the D A R Mrs Bailie is R direct descendant of Anne a revolutionary heroine The blacklist Mrs Bailie said was obtained from a member who said the original compilation was Ip the hands of Mrs Stephen P Hur of Milton state chairman of the D A R com on national defense Mrs Kurd declined lo comment I am simply as n D A R said Mrs but as a citi zen who protests against the whole system of espionage and as flourishing in more than 70 patriotic orders Persons barred by the list from ap before chapters of the or in tills slate include Dean Pound of the Harvard law year by the school President Mary E of Mount college Prof Felix Frankfurter of Harvard Federal Judge George W Anderson of Boston W E Dubots negro novelist Clarence Dar row Rabbi Stephen S Wise Norman Hapgood Dr David Starr Jordan William Allen White Frank P Walsh the Rev E Tailmadge Root executive secretary of the Massachusetts of Churches The would permit loans to farm Others unwelcome vs speakers nc associations from the I cording to Mrs Bailie are persons revolving fund and tho publicly associated with the Young Mens Christian association the Young Womens Christian association the National Catholic Welfare Council the national child labor committee and many college students liberal clubs Tho blacklist she said also has other persons who are objectionable because Michigan City Ind April 2 API A new exposure which officials spoke of RS the first real unmasking of the KU Klan is continued in a deposition given at the Indiana state by David C a lifer who once was head of the In diana Klan Those whom the Klan could not bend lo Its purposes were broken Stephenson deposed Several women were maintained and used lo who opposed the Klan he said Judg es and legislators were controlled ho added and mob violence destruction of Catholic churches and whipping parties were authorised The deposition was taken in cell yesterday under the tion of Van C Barrickman Pittsburgh attorney who in a federal court action Is seeking an injunction restraining the Klan from any activities in Penn sylvania on the ground that it is a public menace United States Senator Simeon D i Pess of Ohio was one of those whom 1 the Klan sought unsuccessfully to get I iii Stephenson testified Pess Hover became a of the Klan and efforts by tho Klan to ruin him were futile Stephenson added efforts to frame those whose the Klan had aroused was said adding that William JSimmons founder and for mer leader of the Klan and himself among the victims Causes of rioting at Mer Rouge La III South Bend Ind and er places were discussed by Stpehen son though what if any Klan connec tion he ascribed was not made public A portion of was with held until presentation at the hearing set for April 9 in Pittsburgh Support of judges was obtained the i deposition by the Kians ising 5000 lo a candidate in return for his promise to be the Klan The purpose of obtaining control of legislators he said was to create a situation wherein HIS HONOR PRINCE OF WALES TUMBLES FROM HORSE AGAIN Durham 1C n p I ami April 2 in the Welsh cup at the brigade steeplechases today tho of Wales was thrown twice second time his horse Miss Muffet was apparently barfly hurt being unable to rise The prince apparently was not hurl and quickly scrambled to his feel hut i was some time before Miss her wind and pot up Wales then remounted and back tu the paddock So far as records now show the prince has a total of falls In todays two The list tip to and including 1021 shows 12 1025 one two lif one of which he fractured his collar bone and in 1927 three in one of which he sprained his wrist Thus far in 1028 he has been thrown eight times i His First Flight at 115 SACRED Chinese Vigilantes Making Prog ress in Freeing Provinces of Raiders TWO DOLLAR REWARD IS OFFERED FOR EARS could be passed any satisfactory to the Klan and from which it later could obtain financial returns Each Recruit of Strange Army Is Put Through Grilling Test Be fore Being Accepted Chunking Province China April 2 Buddhistic Broth klansman travelled all over the United States burning Catholic churches The black mask of the Klan he stud was the of attire for ail nets of mob vio and feather parties and so forth Asked as to his idea of how much money had been taken in by the Klan during tho years between its organiza tion and his own severance of relations with it Stephenson replied that be tween fifty and sixty million dollars would be reasonably accurate At the peak of its activities in 1922 he said tho Klan had 315000 members in Indiana 350000 in Ohio 300000 in Pennsylvania 60000 in New Jersey and 300000 In Now York and the north eastern states Wisconsin had about 60000 members and Michigan about as many as Indiana Counsel for the Klan entered formal objection to nearly every question asked of who is serving a life tcr the murder of Madge Ob Way Is the name of a new order of vigilantes in this province that has been making such City Bureau Thomas Sloan who at 115 is perhaps the oldest man in this country took his first airplane ride the other day and seems to have enjoyed it as this picture Sloan was boni in Ireland la 1812 and came to America in 1826 Howas an athlete la his youth and hag expe very little twice iu last three years he has been Injured ia automobile accidents LAY OF LAND TO BE REVEALED PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES IN MICHIGAN WISCONSIN NEW YORK surplus crop and price the farmers troubles The new measure would give president power of appointment of theor communistic sympathies NINETYFOUR SURVIVORS OF STUMBLE DERBY TODAY TRAVEL ON TO TUCUMCARI Newkirk N M April 2 Wilh 10303 miles of the race behind them ninetyfour survivors In the marathon moved toward Tu today their thirtieth control a distance of 36 miles Arne Detroit who main the they arc considered to have Socialistic the lead for days drop board subject lo confirmation by the whereas the old proposed to limit selection of the board lo nom forward by the farm or This was strongly opposed by Mr Coolidge To Make Report Early this week Chairman in agriculture committee win report a companion measure to the setting it in place for early action there Recalling passage of the last ses sion farm leaders are confident of an other victory in both branches which win put the issue up to the dent While Mr Coolidge has not ex pressed his views intimations have me from the White House that he would not sign any carrying the Continued en two Boston harbors two of the most virulent groups of screened under organisations with ing names declared Mrs Bailie In California Illinois and other states I ped back into fourth place for Sun days trek from Santa to New kirk with a however still holds first place with an elapsed time of Ed Gard ncar Seattle negro took the lead in out thai one of the commanders of the lins a reward of apiece for their cars Called sacred soldiers for short they arc making their authority felt in this territory of the upper a thousand miles from the sea They recently surrounded and slew with swords and daggers 800 looting stragglers from a wandering army of soldier brigands that had been terror izing the countryside pro an American cargo steamer looted while she was three days and refused from being aground tor pay for it The sacred soldiers use rifles but their success in getting the upper hand over the armed brigands is attributed to their declarations that they arc di vinely appointed to their task They wear red turbans red puttees a wide red belt and a red sash across the shoulder on which Chinese characters loll their sacred name i They had no trouble getting the ri fles away from the 800 soldier brigands They broke up and throw them in with a declaration to their follow citizens that foreign arms been the curse of China for years Wr were better off in the days of the empire when we never saw a rifle Only fur signalling do rifles Each candidate for the sacred ar my undergoes a severe lost if there arc similar blacklist factories Sundays Jap covering the 322 miles They are alike in that none of them from Rosa in His work In the open but surreptitiously elapsed time is Wan through patriotic and militarist New York was second into ties which readily become their dupes In an elapsed time and circulate privately of course lists of Andrew Payne of Clarc of undesirables or doubtful speakers more Okla ran third in and organizations To what classes belong the men and women so branded They are educators professors college dents clergymen of all denominations advocates of peace workers for im provement in industrial and economic relations and social betterment in Continued on Face Two CALLES LEAVES MEXICO CITY Mexico City April 2 dent Calles has left Mexico City with the intention of spreading Holy Week visiting various cities Dispatches from Vera Cruz said that he unexpectedly arrived there late last night and was welcomed by the authorities his heart is all right He Iff taken into a temple where he kneels before idols A sacred strikes him a heavy blow with his sword If he is not injured he Is accepted but if he is cut there is said to be something wrong with the heart the lest in re depending upon whether it is de sirable lo with the edge or the flat of the sword Being accepted the candidate lakes an oath and a piece of red paper on which arc written some secrets of the sacred He is then declared immune from bullet wounds and knife wounds and this the soldiers seem to believe So far as is known none of the sacred soldiers has lost his ears The captain of a foreign steamer said that some Chinese soldiers aboard his ship had four sacks of human ears for which they were seeking the reward f but they were said to have been cut from the heads of innocent farmers FRANCE MAY TAKE DAWES PLANS FOR DEBT SETTLEMENT Government Favors Pro to Wipe Out Obligations of World War More Rapidly Paris April 2 that the government is iously considering a plan whereby railroad and industrial bonds turned over by Germany as guarantee of payment of the Dawes plan annuity might be commercialized so lhat Prance and other creditors of Germany may realize cash on them hns been given by Premier Poincare Speaking ak yesterday the premier said that with proper re gard for French security and rights lo reparations France would willingly accept when the time comes arrange ments which by marketing of the bonds will permit our recent Germany and us to our more rapidly The scheme which has been under consideration for the past three years has been delayed by various ties the first of which was to obtain an understanding with Germany by which her permission would be ob io make the bonds negotiable on market The railroad and industrial tions under the are now in form of two pieces of paper whereby German railroads and in are pledged for the payment of reparations Berlin April 2 carc K speech at yesterday Is favorably received by German cial and diplomatic circles which re gard it as a distinct step forward OF ANCIENT CITY FLEE TO MS New Tremors Strike After Claims ing Heavy Life Toll and De Property Saturday FORTY ARE DEAD AND 136 INJURED PROPERTY RUINED Thousands Are Left Homeless as Dead Are Buried Immediately in Keeping Moslem Custom Constantinople April 2 other series of earthquake shocks struck the historic city of Smyrna this morning increasing the terror of the population of ering from an earthquake Saturday heavy loss of The first today a slight one was felt at a m and this was followed by a succession of eigh shocks which sent the boldest who had re turned to their houses fleeing to the hills again Geysers Terrify The appearance of geysers in the Gulf of Smyrna added to phenomena which had marked the preceding quake and spread further the is camping in the fields and hills Latest reports placed the dead at forty and the injured at 136 A total of 1070 buildings have been destroyed and 000000 The population of Smyrna the streets many all fearing to reenter their homes in search of clothing Official accounts said na and 10 shops were Ished and 193 mosques 86 shops four schools five motion picture theaters one hospital and a clock tower yesterdays quake At 16 houses were arid 100 damaged Many Homeless There were several victims at ball where every was In A thousand homeless persons among the debris According to lem they burled their dead Washington April 2 April shower of ballots that will give a better indication of way the wind is blowing for those who aspire to the highest office of the land began today in Michigan and will continue tomor row in Wisconsin and New York These arc but three of eight slate presidential preference primaries and moro than u score of party conven tions listed on the months political calendar which when lorn down will add considerably to Ihc 215 Republican mid Democratic delegates Ihus far chosen to ihn Kansas City and Hous ton conventions These figures represent less than of the 1089 delegates votes in ihc Republican convention and less than of the 1100 in the Democratic gathering During April however delegates lo the Kansas City convention will be increased by 555 or more than half of the total conven tion vole while those bearing creden tials to Texas cily will be raised or a little loss than half total Democratic delegates Only 319 Republican delegates and 464 Democrats will remain to be select ed in May nml early June when the April primary md convention slate is dispensed with Herbert Hoover and Governor Smith of New York had no opposition facing them in the Michigan primary today Thus car the former was were killed and taken prisoners in a battle with erai troops yesterday at Palenque I The insurgents were stated to mediately Then they turned t toward Mecca and Allah waiting with Oriental tion for what might befall them as in continued Several villages around Torbali were destroyed Five were uninhabitable and four were badly damaged In one of these villages 150 houses were razed and forty persons Injured In another eight persons were killed and 16 in jured Ten persons were killed at Three mosques and several other buildings were damaged at At and six other places several houses were destroyed ELEVEN INSURGENTS ARE KILLED AND 3 CAPTURED IN FIGHT WITH FEDERALS Mexico City April 2 of its HO Democratic delegates all of whom are to be chosen later at party conventions Tomorrow 52 delegates equally di vided Democrats and licans will be selected in the primaries been commanded by a widely known chieftain named El Catorce The insurgents were strongly andH but finally were forced to and Democrats elusive of who will Other were be named later in the month will be ported at Union de San Antonio and chosen in the New York primaries The Republican at large al ready has been designated Democrat ic delegates will be April 17 Thut will bi all tho for at thri this but next Tuesday the delugr absence of usual references to Ger manys war guilt a subject on which the has spoken many times Government circles hope that the French premier will soon enlarge con on a suggested conference for regulation of the war debts and repa rations and arc pleased at his sis on Europes economic solidarity The reaction to the speech was favorable REBELS KILL Mexico City April 2 professor of medicine at the National university and a servant accompanying him on horseback wore both apparently by bandits Sat evening not far from vaca on the Mexico highway state of Morelos of presidential preference ballots will be loosened again in the Illinois and Nebraska primaries Then after H respite of a couple ot weeks the down pour will strike Ohio where the death of Senator Willis IMS complicated tho political situation in both major party ranks and Pennsylvania and Massa A primary also will he held April 34 in Alaska whon two delegates to Kan sas City and six lo Houston will be chosen A of 195 Republican delegates will be approved In party conventions In Kansas Kentucky Rhode Island Idaho North Carolina New Mexico Colorado Connecticut Delaware Okla homa Michigan and Arizona By the same method 120 Democratic delegates will be chosen in Utah Okla homa Washington New York Iowa Rhode Island Kansas and Porto Rico at Refugio ranch The casualties ware not stated but the insurgents One band about was reported fleeing into Guanajuato WEATHER U tonight and Tuesday probably rain or snow In west portion colder tonight and in east portion Tuesday New fair tonight nnd Tuesday little change in tem vv West partly cooler in the Panhandle Tuesday fair cooler in north portion Temperatures Highest and lowest last night 42 Chicago pei T Paso Angeles New York Oklahoma City
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