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Ogden Standard-Examiner (Newspaper) - April 3, 1929, Ogden, Utah UTAH tied tonight and colder in north portion tonight IDAHO and unsettled night and continued mild Warmer Fifty-ninth 259 HOOVER TOLD OIL PROGRAM HURTS WEST'S DEVELOPMENT Text of Letter Sent By Three Governors Is Made Public UTAH WEDNESDAY APRIL A THOUGHT When the unclean spirit Is gone out of a man lie through places seeking and etli Matthew Men scanning the surface count the Wicked happy they see not the a bad man's LAST EDITION CONFERENCE SOUGHT Plan Injures States And Does Nation No Good Claim DENVER April conclusions of the conference be- tween the governors of Wyoming Utah and Colorado held here over the week-end on the government's oil conservancy policy are em- bodied in a letter to President Hoover signed by the three state executives released to the press The governors respectfully but in great earnestness urge upon President Hoover that hearted co-operation between the several states and the United Status on the matter of public policies is to be desired and suggest that changes in these policies should not be made out conference and consultation In approaching the problem of conservation of the oil resources of the nation we have carefully re- viewed the facts and come to the definite conclusion that the new policies as applied to public lands under order No 338 of the tary interior will have little effect the problem of conservation or but Trill have a disastrous effect upon the development and progress of the oil producing land the letter asserts NO The governors reached the con- that there Is no duction of oil in the Rocky tain that there is no waste of oil in the Rocky tain and that the inter- ests of the Rocky Mountain states seriously by the oil conservancy policy The letter is signed by of Governor Frank C Emerson of Wyoming and Governor George H of Utah ____ TEXT OF EETTER of the letter to dent Hoover Denver Colorado March 30 1920 Honorable Herbert Hoover president of the United States D C Dear Mr The governors of the states of Colorado Utah and -Wyoming in Denver Colorado on March 30 1529 for the purpose of discussing the situation created by the announced policies of the president relating to exploration of the public lands for the production of oil The governor of Montana wished to attend the conference but was unable to arrange his plans to meet at the time selected The governor of New Mexico ad- vised that ho was satisfied with the announced policies of the ad- ministration and was not interested in attendance at the conference These five public land states are Ini the oil resources of the Rocky Mountain Following a thorough of entire subject the three governors attending the conference very respectfully but in great earnestness urge upon you as president of the United States that much good can come through whole-hearted co-operation be- tho several states and the United States in the formulation of any policies concerning the lic lands Wo feel that changes of policy or proposed new Policies vitally affecting the welfare of the individual states should not be made without conference and con- notation with those charged with the duty of protecting and ad- the interests of their people We have an earnest de- sire to be helpful and w 1 gladly give our aid to any policy that may be soundly based upon the good of the nation if the benefits conferred outweigh any tal effect upon the states con- cerned Upon the other hand we believe we will be Justified m ex- pressing opposition to a policy that would seem to cause material in- jury to our states without contributing to the solution of a national problem F RENEWED In approaching tho problem of the conservation of the oil re- sorces of the nation we have fully reviewed the facts and we have come to the definite con- that tho new policies as applied to tho public lands under order No of the secretary of The interior will have little or no effect upon the problem of con- servation or but win disastrous effect upon tho development and progress of the oil producing public land states That the principal reasons for these conclusions upon our part wav be presented to you we are Pleased to submit for your con- sideration the following tion which seems to us authentic and pertinent to the subject 1 There is no ot oil in the Rocky Mountain states A Ready market in areas supplied by these states Is found for all production a B Trend in production is downward and amount of crude Big Is Big Boss In Windy City April The forces of Mayor Big BUI Thompson won nine out of tho eleven positions by voters yesterday and thereby retained a firm grip on tho city council for the next two years Tho victory In tho February 20 election coupled with that of yesterday gives tho ana supporters on his ca first platform 36 out of the 50 votes iu the city council two more than are required to pass appropriation ordinances The voto was light and the election was 0110 of tho most mild-mannered In years The only violence reported to police was tho slugging of Policeman William investigator for the state's attorney's office who tried to disperse a crowd ot loiterers near a polling place INQUEST JURY FINDS DEPUTY KILLED WOMAN UNNECESSARILY Law Enforcers Didn't Obey Law I Hearing Discloses HUSBAND IS WITNESS Son Says Mother Was Telephone When Shot To Death STEINS RAISED IN TOASTS TO Wisconsin Voters Instruct Their Legislature To Repeal State Law By WILLARD K SMITH United Press Staff Correspondent MILWAUKEE Wis April by a tremendous In this once famous city of the wets of Wisconsin today had succeeded in rolling up a ruling vote of yes on two proposals In of the state's 2771 pre- the people voted 211 126 to in favor of repealing the state prohibition laws and in precincts they cast votes in favor of legalizing per cent beer against By W SULLIVAN United Press Staff Correspondent GENEVA 111 April Accused by a jury of ing Mrs Lillian De King sarily in a dry raid on her home in Aurora Deputy Roy Smith manslaughter charges today Eugene Boyd on whose word that he liquor from Mrs De King a search warrant was issued for the fatal raid also faced possible perjury charges The jury ld that his affidavit was false Coroner Herman J VIerke pre- pared a warrant today for Smith who is recovering in Elgin of a wound inflicted by Gerald De King son of King after the raider had killed the boy's mother MANY WITNESSES Deposition of case awaited results of a conference be- tween State's Attorney George D Carbary and Assistant Attorney General Charles Hadley an ob- server at the inquest for the state The jury verdict was an to one of tho most ex- citing days in Geneva's history Every witness to the shooting ir tho De King home the night of March 25 was permitted to tell his story the recital being punctuated by laughter and cheering from 30 spectators who crowded the council chambers city hall Repudiating his first story he had bought of shine King admitted a Philip Johnson had obtained the liquor approximately five in favor of both proposals Thus the Inhabitants of waukee and the industrial cities clown the shore between here and Chicago were raising their empty In a toast to the abolition of all bans on their be- loved beer The state dry law remains on the books but the vote means people have asked the legislature to remove it The legislature had asked the advice of the voters and now is bound to comply with the popular vote Wet majorities wero piled up early in the cities Rural sections and villages increased their dry vote that registered in the beer 1026 but more than ever before turned out to the polls in many Railroad Man Escapes Penalty For Slaying Home Breaker Continued 011 Two SALT LAKE April Eugene Grover former railroad brakeman charged with the inc of F W Wickers was ted by a jury in district court hero today The jury instructed by the court to bring in any one of six verdicts ranging from to first degree murder de- liberated 11 hours before returning the not guilty finding Grover was charged with first degree murder ing of Wickers iti a downtown hotel here December 28 Grover charged Wickers with creaking up his and carrying on a destine affair with Mrs The case went into the jurors hands at noon yesterday and failed to reach a verdict at o'clock last night they were locked up un- til deliberations began again this During the trial Mrs Grover took the stand in her husband's de- fense and testified to her ship with Wickers SALT LAKE LOOKS FOR COUNTERFEITERS SALT LAKE CITY April agents aided by lice and county authorities are searching for a counterfeiting gang reported to be raising bills to and denominations one of the spurious bills coming to the attention of police early today Police questioned a woman whc last night proffered a which had been tampered with for some purchases at a newsstand CITY RE-ELECTS TWO ACCUSED MEN LEADVILLE Colo April R J McDonald and Alderman William E oC whom must face trial in federal court on charges of conspiracy to violate the prohibition were re-elected to their posts in the election here Tuesday Johnson the call whom bought the liquor from certain it was not Plane Forced Down In Cannibal Pygmy Land N S W April of tlie missing Southern 0 aviators today hoped for a fortunate circumstance to over- come the otherwise hopelessness of their plight extreme good fortune most thought could culminate In the T and the two them who Sunday flashed a message the and disappeared east of ended with to cheerio they Jailing motors on their plane and a heavy rainstorm which me ground from their They their position as about 100 miles of then sank into of the Australian by wild of them cannibalistic pygmies Two aeroplanes were employed in flights over the country Where the missing men may have landed while a river launch In route to Drysdale mission station Native runners were dispatched into the Interior for such information as they might gain The principal hope lay in the been able to reach isolated stations where they might have found succor Prohibition Bureau o Point Out Where Dry Law Is Ignored Commissioner Doran to Use Additional Enforcement Funds to Show Present Conditions He Believes Long Fight For Observance of Volstead Act Is About Won April of W tion Doran announced for ing additional funds for the prohibition laws o a complete were point of the dry situation public a complete The bureau to show exactly what are the present Dorai said In states where there is no local co-operation where officials are lake warm or where public sentiment is adverse to the enforcement of the law these shown If there is hearty between local and 1 and if convictions are frequent in in all courts that xl Joseph husband of the slain woman and himself clubbed by Smith the He said he ordered the raiders from his home when appeared the first in and was repeating the order when he was clubbed ftom the rear by Smith who joined the raiding squad on the second visit Gerald Ds King Smitn with one of his father's revolvers when he saw his mother fall deao told in boyish language about raids He remained unshaken when questioned by Nate Aldrich attor ney Smith The hoy's point was that his mother was killed as she sat in a chair and tha she did not seize a pistol and Smith deputy con- tended DOCUMENT SECRET FOR AIMEE TRIAL PORTLAND April AP Walter Little and William blower California assemblymen were on their way back to mento today with a deposition by Mrs Minnie Kennedy evangelist which Is the coming su- Judge of Los Angeles The contents ot the document were not made public The that Mrs Kennedy had testified that the By ter Semple McPherson to the Jurist was not entirely love Hardy anM Mrs at a recent Mrs Kennedy was said to have admitted Judge Hardy legal after trouble arose with the jury and Hardy's to start April IIP SAL LAKE Mayor Bownian Reports On In Tax Funds NEW WELL BROUGHT IN UNDER CONTROL April petroleum com- pany brought in- its Ochsner No 1 well in Fresno county under control the was ed to be flowing of high gravity oil and cubic feet of wet gas The new well which Is about seven miles from the ham discovery we'll is men to prove the new Kettleman Sew which until recently WM con- dry territory well blew -In last J ear and flowed for 21 days before ber ing controlled It Is now ing approximately 2000 barrels of oil per day and feet of gas FREE BEER SLOWS BOAT NEW YORK April Ole Bull was a violinist tain Bull of the good ship Is a The boat arrived a day late due Cap- tain Ole said tremendous seas of lager and bergs of seems beef and were -free in of royal marriage captain could not get his crew together SALT LAKE April Possibility of additional shortages in the Salt Lake City treasurer's office of many thousand lars was indicated by Mayor John F Bowman in a statement to the city board in clared several instances of in delinquent tax funds have revealed These cases he said antedate the administration of Max M Beaver poisoned city treasurer in whose accounts a private audit has re- shortage of from to with a possibility of some additional The mayor said in tax uncovered full amount of the interest was not turned into the city treasury In other cases he said the treasury department had made ments for installment payments of delinquent taxes In such cases he declared the the de- taxes since the title ed in part payment Joseph M Casella a member the firm o accountant's making the the said today the exact Beaver's shortage would not be the audit was com- ords of the office falsified He said the suspected in redemption fund had been fully established IDAHO FALLS WOMAN IS FOUND WOUNDED IDAHO FALLS Ida April today were gating the of Fox who was found seriously wounded In her her ing house v early this ar- rived short time was that she accidentally shot herself when she the light and the a holster oed A second the wall ho he thought was discharged after the the The woman's Weast and cathe but her back WILL UNDER JONES LAW April defend ed The organization he says and to give brie with charges entailing the be made regard thai statute 300 MILLION IN FOND FOR FA Indorses ions of Before Committee WARNS OF V SURPLUS Opposes Action That Will Stimulate Production By PAUL R MALLOX Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON April administration's general in- bf the McNary ative marketing was given to the senate agricultural committee today by Secretary of Agriculture Arthur M Hyde Hyde advocated establishment of a revolving be administered by the federal farm loan board clothed with eral and broad work solution of tho marketing Hyde said he considered the result last election a mandate from the people to the ad- ministration and congress lish this of relief The new agricultural secretary cautioned the committee larly the proposed board full to work out Its own tiny They should promote he said agencies as owned clearing houses farmers pools which are all in the nature of farmer It is largely upon that we should build the of the collective action he continued We build up the ers themselves to control their products not to build up cracy ADVICE PROM FARMERS It would seem to me desirable tHat the board armed with re- sources authority could best work out ing proposals from the various farmers marketing associations in many instances additional for enforcement The indicated that he had about be used disseminate propaganda to the of the public all phases of the prohibition It may be Inclined however the a few posters lo the danger in drinking illicit ENFORCEMENT IMPROVING WASHINGTON April Commissioner J M Doran forces year-old battle for Volstead law enforcement soon will be won Enforcement is Improving in all of i the country Doran told The United Press today time is far distant when law will be as well enforced as any other federal statutes added The of the toward law enforcement the Jones law increasing penalties for convicted commercial liquor law violators and the apparent wll of congress the bureau whatever are necessary lor adequate have doomed the bootleggers profession the commission I think the Jones law is going to help he said Jt is too results it At least a serious view of prohibition enforcement has been taken since the last session of con- The new with the for law ob- servance decision a study of criminal had and wholesome influence Father Loses Life In Vain To Save Children eneral Calles Has His Men Destroy Bridges to Stop Plight His Enemy Continues to Fire On Them More Bombs Dropped By Insurgents On Mexican Side of Kaco MEXICO CITY April p ing the government from the front near Jimenez today stated that the by train truck and jy toward Santa Rosalia about halfway between imenez and Pass Federal cavalry was in pursuit in the hope of overtaking hose by train The progress of the train was slow of of repairing bridges which were d by a small band of federals who managed to skirt the rebels while the battle was in at Jimenez Press Trapped within the city of enez rebel under General Escobar today Were reported seeking a way of retreat to the powerful federal forces steadily closed In on them Bridges leading out of Jimenez were burned by the federals eral days ago and a retreat by rail appeared almost Impossible al planes bombed the rebels santly Definite and clearcut victory in the two days of violent for possession of Jimenez was claimed by which has hopes that federal victory presages the collapse of the rebel movement in Chihuahua REPORTED General Calles reporting tho tory said that extermination of the rebels was only a question of hours Rebel losses haye been placed at about 600 the federal losses have not been announced although eral Ortiz commander of the al cavalry is known to have lost 2 5 dead in a battle with 13 rebels sought to cut a Lion handling of can well take form bf cor- N T Eugene Leonard and his son 4 burned today their at Chila Station near here mother Mrs 35 and Cleta a were seriously injured they jumped from an upper floor DEES A HERO barn when the fire which rushed first floor and her before could be a warnings by these tions and Downed and by them capital the board under such restrictions as the board :shbuld: be authorized to Of these restrictions it would seem to me insist that no operations should be supported which stimulate increased production because by adding to a surplus we would defeat all PRESIDENT ACCEPTS CLUB WORK OFFICE CHICAGO April President Hoover has accepted the honorary chairmanship of tional on and girls club work which directs agricultural activities of 4-H clubs He announced his in a letter received today by Thomas -E Wilson Chicago and functioning chairman of the committee work of the 4-H clubs is President Hoover wrote It about a economic production of al agricultural is improv ing rural home's it rural leadership moulding charac ter and building citizenship Therefore I accept with pleas ure the honorary chairmanship o the on boys and club has f its the extension of th of- tha additional of boys girls may tie given greater oppor and achievement INSPECTOR TELLS OF FRAUD SCHEME April 3 W postal In spector who Instrumental in bringing H F Phoenix Arizona Anderson Van couver and Ar F and trial on charges of- to further -a to defraud in promotion of Southwestern Silver association testified In the case Linebaugh testified that CoUin had been represented as th world's foremost mining engineer with a long of degrees years of service in the This the posta was alleged to have th falsity Linebaugh said the other witnesses calle Tuesday was Dr El H Sadden surgeon at Pearson field baseball said he pal lor never received the persons the an lives when Irom late last night bEOke but and have not been of stock called shares said were sol Los Mexican leas at wars i- saved It Federals Punish Rebel Forces In Trap At Jiminez BEAT OFF REBELS IN NAGO ndian Cavalry In Pioneer Style But Fire Is Too Heavy NACO Mexico April 3 forces fully repulsed the initial assault on this city today After two hours of bitter which casualties appeared to be high among the attackers the cavalry withdrew to a safe distance from the ments The rebels mostly Mayo Indians came a ew hundreds yards of ines Naco were driven back intense machine were party observed although an -ac- curate check of the dead was im- possible Federal headquarters vised that federal casualties were unchecked to the ican side of the line This correspondent witnessed the clash from a roof top within the entrenchments The charged fast at the entrenchments Rebel horses crumpled to the ground as they were struck by the withering rifle and machine gun fire The rebel cavalry composed mostly of Yaqui arid Mayo Indians fought in the approved Indian style They circled the federal trenches in narrowing circles With the rebel and federal less than 1000 apart the battle became one of Intense rifle Will Be Held Three O'Clock In Masonic Temple Funeral services for Judge James N at 3 afternoon In the auspices of lodge No 6 Free and Accepted Masons with Royal J Douglas acting as worshipful ter The be given by Rev JV W of the Church of the Good body may be viewed in the afternoon and also on Friday 12 The body may then In temple from In- terment be made in the tain have been ed Judge Tillman D Johnson Parley L gap through his ranks The rebel version of the was lacking telegraph lines to the north of Jimenez were inter- afternoon reported the capture of 1000 federals and the de- of federal plane FEDERAL federal victories along the west also were reported by the government federal forces capturing La Cruz south of cari rebel stronghold Dissension among the rebel com- manders on the west coast was in- in messages received at Nogales General Manzo rebel er who unsuccessfully besieged apparently having been superseded Naco Sonora was on edge today in anticipation of further rebel air The Insurgents have given ance that no more bombs will fall on the American side of the border One American was injured day when two missiles fell in Naco Ariz i ON NACO NEAR NACO Sonora Mexico April 3 UP The long expected rebel assault on this city was believed certain to start today Two insurgent columns one ing from the east and the other from the west were observed marching toward the federal en- this morning The advance visible from here started immediately two rebel planes bombed the city again air raid apparently caused no Bombs from rebel planes aay struck on the American side of the line and wounded an American As soon as the rebel columns were seen today went aloft to attempt stop the advance SHOTS HEARD The paid no- V r H H E Agee George S Barker DeVine A A C R Hollingsworth The be S P David L Halverson Farr and the family Judge Kimball and In- -Pratt tp TO STATES April who Is today an- hia no flight United old arid tion to the air attack and at a m cavalry from force of General Fausto governor of and commander surrounded city On three sides a columns were city and the reports their rifles could be heard fired volleys at r Explosion of i bombs dropped the plan was from and Ariz The federal numbering between were their trenches awaiting the assault The rebels appeared greatly defenders ers estimated the advancing troops numbered than 1000 1 WOMAN FOUND IN MOTOR CAR Ohio of here and Eleanor the offices were found shot near New Albany of believe turned the through the head was snOt bullets of The mar the 3 K ups disposing of Narcotics Harrison filed jst Jones by a federal
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