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   Phoenix Arizona Republican (Newspaper) - February 26, 1924, Phoenix, Arizona                                H THE BLI THIRTYFOURTH YEAR iHiAK 1A j AGES ARIZONA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 14 PAGES 277 SPREAD OF STOCK DISEASE SERIOUS ON COAST Attorney General Says His Purchase Of Sinclair Stock Took Place Pre vious To fRepubilcan Leased Wire ney General Daugherty today pub licly acknowledged that he had dealt In Sinclair stock before and since he entered the declared he never had misused official informa tion in these transactions and re newed his willingness to submit all the facts in any investigation the senate might In an open letter to SenatorWillis Daugherty said he bought some Sinclair stock before he became attorney general and finally suffered a loss of a Six months afterTeapot Dome was leased to the Sinclair Interests he sold part of his stock in an effort to recoup Later he bought back the same amount at a slightly lower and finally sold last fall his entire Sinclair The letter also answered charges or failure to prosecute former Sec retary Edward Dohenv Harry Sinclair and Charles former director of the vet erans Daugherty point ed out that at his suggestion action against Dohpny and Sinclair j was left to special while proceed ss against Forbes had been initiated sometime ago before a grand jury at Chicago The attorney general added he never had given any oral dr regarding the legal ity of the oilleasing policy and had no knowledge of the proceedings until they were He urged that the senate Inquiry into his de partment be conducted without but that he be given an po portunity to call his own A copy of the letter was sent to the White House after it had been made public at the department of White House officials said rthad not previously been submitted lo Later in the day Daugherty had a long con ference with the chief but there was no outward indication of a change in the situation that has resulted from the demand of Repub lican senate leaders that he At the same however It was apparent that some definite frtep might be announced in the near The president has under consider several one of them that Daugherty submit his res to become effective after the senate Inquiry has been com By that it has been the attorney general might avoid the charge of quitting his office under Action on the Investigation reso lution is expected in the senate not later than and It may be adopted Its Senator Mon today sought unanimous con Bent to save a day by bringing it out of but Senator Willis Insisting upon proper and orderly Willis said he desired early disposi tion of the but wanted action taken in the regular Major Head Of World Air To Test Airships MARTIN LOS Frederick Marin of Chanute Field in command of the army aroundtheworld airplane flight to start from Clover near here March arrived here Accom panied by three other officers who will serve as pilots in the world flight of four Douglas airplanes Major Martin sperit the afternoon in inspecting Clover Field and the fac tory of the Douglas Aircraft cor where the planes to be used in the flight are being Test of the first of the four air cruisers is expected by army officers to be held Republican tious action by congress in Investi gating the Northern Pacific land grants Is urged by President Coolidge In a letter to Chairman Lenroot of the senate public lands committee niafle public tonight at the White Such action should be taken to Insure the fullest protection of pub lic the president pointing to the proposal recently Wads by Secretaries Wallace and Work that congress adopt a resolu tion directing the interior department to withhold approval of the adjust ment of Northern Pacific land grants until congress shall have made a full and complete inquiry into Un less directed specifically by the Interior department soon will be compelled under the law to turn over to the Northern Pacific railroad ap proximately acres of Including large areas national for est Coolidge submitted to Chair man Lenroot a letter from Secretary which the executive said contained statements raising serious questions as to the ertent to whlcb the railroad company may have ob tained benefits from the grant and also to the extent of Its compliance with the obligations Imposed upon it by the leelslation which conferred thfi grant It believs that these should be fully determined before a final settlement df matter U effected and before further public lands are patented to the company life president Initial consideration given by President Coolidge to selection of successor to Edwin Denby as Secretary of the navy has revolved about Joseph governor of Montana and James Republican na tional committeeman from Michi Inasmuch as Dehbys retire ment does not become Effective un til March 10 and because of more im mediate pressing the Pres it was said today at the White has considered the filling of the navy post only In a preliminary It was that a number of and let had been received endorsing both Governor Dlxon and Mr David Governor Dixons name has been put forward by several administra tion who have pointed to his qualifications and also to the fact that he comes from the far a section to which it has been gen erally believed CoolidgK would turn in search of a man to fill the first vacancy to occur in his Those endorsing the Montana gover nor also have pointedout his connec tion with tne progressive he having been chairman of the national committee of the Roosevelt progres sive party In and have argued that Coolidge should recognize this wing of the Republican party in selecting the naval Governor Dlxon has been men tioned recently as a possible Repub lican nominee for vice Davidson la a ship builder and of Bay and comes from a family which has been engaged for years in the ship build ing business on the Great Dock Strike Ends In Great Britain Lasts Short Time dock lasting 10 was settled quickly today when the delegates met In Acceptance of the terms was almost only two minor ports having ob A feature of the which In volved many thousands of was complete absence of al though the strike extended over all parts of the kingdom and dockers generally are regarded as a some what unruly class of Strike of Dockmen Makes Danish Prince Real Laboring Man a result of the dockmens Prince Eric Denmark his Canadian f the former Miss Lois reached London yesterday without their bag The plight of the prince was aggravated because he expected to be summoned to Buckingham palace and was without proper also had an Inrvitation from Queen Mother Alexandra to present his bride at Marlborough He solved these difficulties by motoring to Southampton and collecting his RiceSpringerville Road to be Highway Of State Says Hunt Rlce Springerville which will open up a recreational paradise In the White and which also will effect a transcontinental short will be made a state Governor Hunt announced last evening at a road conference In HOUSE VOTES ESTHTEW Coalition Democratic Re publican Insurgents Place New Amendment In Bill Tax Is Proposed Republican Leased Wire crease in the estate or inheritance taxes was voted into the revenue bil in the house today by another com bination of Democratic and Republi can Insurgent Another pro posal of the before the house when it adjourned Both amendments were attacked by organization The estate tax raising therates all along the line on the same brack ets as now contained in the law to a maximum of 40 per cent on the amount by which the estate of a de cedant exceeds instead of the present 25 per cent was adopted 190 to Representative Repub submitted the estate tax amendment and Representative chairman of the ways and means proposed the which will be vot ed on About six Demo crats present voted against the es tate tax amendment which was sup ported by about 30 In cluding Chairman on a divis ion An amendment also was voted to allow credit for estate taxes paid to states up to 23 per cent of the tax levied by the federal This was proposed by Representative Republican Wis in reply to the argument of Representative New that an increase In this tax would make it a permanent part of ths federal taxation system and eventually deprive states of a vital source of their Republican organization leaders remain hopeful of a compromise on the Income rates vote is iaken on the bill notwithstanding the continued coalition of democrats and Administration spokesmen let it bs known that if their tax reform program as carried in the Mellon bill does not get througji at this session it will be brought up again next Secretary Mellon believes the country will show its favor to ward his plan at the elections this fall and that its success in the next congress will be Representative speaking for Republican Issued a statement today declaring his group was not disturbed over the Long worth compromise for a 25 per cent reduction in the surtax which would cut the maximum to 37 per cent Instead of the 44 per cent now n the He called upon to make public his plan so that study might be given Frear also denied any formal coali tion with the declaring he Insurgents supported the Dem icratic plan because it was the next best plan to our One Injured When Sunset Limited Is Thrown f romTrack ng the San Carlos Opera company and east bound Sunset train was derailed near New about 7 oclock this injuring one woman passenger and de aylng traffic three Cause of the derailment and the extent of the damage will not be known until after an Investigation s Division Superintendent Wil iam Wilson said here today before eaving for It was stated that hree Pullman UFO baggage and the diner left the but no one was except one who was cut slightly with flying Due to the main line niffic was delayed a few the mperintendent it being nec essary to route one train over El Paso and Southwestern tracks to from which place South irn Pacific routing was east of the scene of the o Acquit Rancher Of Murder Charge For Seligman Killing ranch was acquitted by a jury In the Superior here today on a charge of murder for the killing of Andrew a ranch at last The Jury de iberated two Kornegay shot Hood when the lat er attempted to attack him with a according to evidence adduced at the The defendant pleaded self and from the Seligman country lined the court room during the four days of the The verdict was received with out Federal Forces To Fight Revolutionists In Colima District MEXICO zanlllo will be opened to interna tional traffic next Thursday under Instructions given today by Presi dent Obregon to the ministry of com Repairs arebeing active ly made on the Colima railway line from both General Joaquin chief ot is directing the military operations from He is sending forward eight military trains unoer command of Generals Eulogio Ortiz and Enrique These forces are believed to have Joined the troops of General Lazaro Cardenas at Ciudad Aviators report that the rebels commanded by Generals Dieguez and Estrada are encamped at Coalcoa having from their pur pose to reach General Gonzalo Escobar will take command of the main federal column leaving Zapotalan to give battle to rebels near The cavalry will be sent across country while the artillery and infantry will go by Rebels commanded by Guadalupe Sanchez attempted to blow up pas sengej train bound from Vera Cruz to Mexico City Sunday The which are being planted near Sole killing a large number of The crewof the passenger train heard the detonations and stopped the train at Sanchez afterwards attacked Paso del but was routed by the federals FEDERALS WIN FIGHT hun dred rebela today made a feint against 30 miles from Tam in an effort to divide the federal operating against General Lorenzo federal com mander In the Tampico how ever sent against the rebels and defeated them without request ing further The main federal army under Gen eral Luis Gutierrez left Portrero de Naranjos and Cerroazul this morning for a final advance against The forces will consolidate their positions a few kilometers from With the recapture by the federals of Naranjos and large oil again are inside the govern ment The Huasteca Petroleum belonging to the Doheny which has been unable to pay off its men since December today was making arrangements to send fqr ward its payroll and Other large companies operating In the same regions are taking similar Reed Opens Campaign For Presidential Nomination With Attack Upon Me Adoo Four Killed When Auto Falls Into Canal at David persons were drowned and a two year old boy so seriously injured that he died several hours early Sunday morn ing when light touring car In which 11 persons were riding home from dance at skidded from the road and top pled over into an irrigation canal at 50 miles northwest of Jose Is being held on a manslaughter the county authorities charging that the accident was due to reckless The dead are Cecelia 14 Carlotta 19 Jesus and the two year old son of Augus tine Lopez was seriously ADMIRAL RANSOM DIES tear Admiral George died at his home here He was graduated from Annapolis In the naviil engineer eorps and ppent 12 years of active cervlce IS PERFECTED rganization of the Agricultural Credit corporation was perfected lere today with Arthur Danker and motorcar lected as at the meeting if the board of directors in the office if its Kemp will assume his new wqrk at arranging final details f the operation ot the new bank and agricultural relief corporation which ill be conducted in offices The Agricultural Credit corpora ion lacks only the official approval f Its articles of Incorporation by he state of where thef have been and adjustment of minor details In connection with Its method of extending to enable t to begin to according to Incorporates present at the sen Ions represented five banking nd Industrial among which he capital stock of the gricultural credit corporation was approximately as fol ows New Cleve the Twin Min nesota and All business of the corporation In its efforts to improve the financial industrial situation In tho North vest will be conducted from head quarters In Indiana Governor At Liberty Under Bond Of governor of In It developed was named In two Indictments returned by the federal grand jury which re ported last was at liberty tonight under fcend ef after after he surrendered United States Marshal Lintm Be will be arraigned March 11 before United States District Judge Ander together with a number of others who were named In re port of the crand jury After his release Governor McCray declined to make a as serting that he had absolutely nothing to Republican Lened Wire States Senator James in formally opening his campaign for the Demo cratic presidential to night declared that In his opinion not onetenth of the corruption and iniquity which has existed is yet laid in referring to tho oil dis He charged William former secretary of the treasury and an opponent for the has received in legal fees from oil the Charles Morse interests and mo tion picture although he He reviewed the oil scandal and The senator reiterated his platform against oppressive tariffs and for reduction of adjusted compen sation to alleviation ot farmers elimination of useless boards and bureaus of the repeal of unjust and op pressive curbing of the con centration of power at the capital and protection of the liberties of the people as reserved in the consti tution and bill of He reviewed the oil scandal and said the disclosures warranted say ing that the people of the United States were by deprived of these great oil deposits upon which the nation must rely in the hour of I unhesltantly express the opinion that not one tenth of the corruption and iniquity which has existed is yet laid Facts are being constant ly and when the whole foul mess Is known the American people will be convinced ef the supreme necessity of purging the government and driving from wwer every taint ed The evidence thus far taken in volves the attorney general to a cer tain degree and his department will be rigidly The condi tiqn of rottenness which Is already exposed Is only possible where there has been a grave lowering of moral and ethical The tumor opened has ben of slow and menacing The senator spoke at a mass meet I am asking the endorsement of the democracy of Missouri and of the nation for the presidential nomi nation he McAdoo pub licly announced that he did not in tend to enter the list against any home candidate but for reasons which are doubtless satisfactory to he has singled me out as an exception to his general He comes Into the state of Missouri and is receiving some These conditions force me to make personal references which I would have entirely omitted had I been ex by McAdoo same courtesy he has extended to others and that all others have extended to Having been Invited Into tie are I come and give my reasons why the attorney for Doheny should not receive the endorsemnnt of the Missouri Doheny came to He was In search of Information and j to obtain it was willing to expend large sums of Although there were tens of thousands lawyers of distinction and abilityin the States Doheny took his employ five cabinet or ex cabinet I do not say these lawyers were I do say that with the possible one Gar they were notemployed for their legal Doheny swore that he employed McAdoo shortly after he left the cab inet which was on December For his services at McAdoo was paid He was removed from that field of en deavor when the democratic admin istration was succeeded by the re Such Is Dohenys own tes It remains SLATTERY BEATS STRIBLING Strib Ung of contender for Mike McTigues light heavyweight lost sixround decision to Jimmy Slattery of Buffalo here to night MYSTERY IS McLeans Bank Account On Date Checks Were Drawn For For Fall Was Not Republican wire its attention once more to the Mc LeanFall incident at Palm Beach tho senate oil committee today heard on behalf of White House a posi tive disclaimer of any previous In side information on the and developed a new mystery regarding the now famous loan which Albert Fall obtained while he was in the Bascom secretary to President Coolidge testified that not only had no prior knowledge the truth regarding the loan but that he discussed the subject at Palm Beach with both Fall and Edward B publisher of the Washing ton and urged that they dispose of the many rumors in circulation by telling the committee the whole Promising to tell all Slemp testified before Sena tot on same day that he had given Fall two checks aggregating late in but that they had re turned to him Today the committee learned from an examination ot records of Wash ington banks that the publisher did not have an aggregate of on deposit at that time In the bank on which he said the checks were Having learned that Slemp had conversations with both McLean and Fall regarding the oil scandal at Palm Beach last Senator Walsh will seek tomorrow to ascer tain whether any Individual mem bers of the committee communicated by telegraph or telephone with either of them at the Florida resort or with Fall at New Should the records In the offices of the tele graph and telephone companies dis close that there was such communi commltteemen Involved will be given an opportunity to make a statement in the public After hearing the com mittee received from Foster director of the bureau of tes timony that Fall had told him that the contract with the Doheny inter ests for oil tank storage at Pearl had been discussed by the cabinet and that Attorney General Daugherty had made no ob jection to The Attorney in a letter today to Senator again denied that he had given an oral or written opinion as to the legality of Ihe oil Taking the oil discussion again to the floor of the Senator charged that the Republican national committee news bureau had made a deliberate and malicious misrepresentation of the facts in Its statement of yesterday that the naval oil leases were made under the gen eral leasing act of which he had Replying in a statement the news bureau asserted that Sen ator Walshs declaration that the leases were not under this but one passed in was a quibble for the purpose of mis representing the Former Secretary Interior On Way To Three Exclusive Republican Dispatch EL former secretary of the who has been visiting at the home of his col lector of customs for the past left today for the Fall ranch at Three Fall refused to make any but Denied to be in spirits when bade farewell to his rela tives at his Fall hinted that at some time In the near future he might make a statement to some reputable Witnesses Likely To Be 111 During Ludendorff Trial As sociated was made in many quarters tonight that the trial of former Field Marshal von Ludendorff and his associates for their part in the November which will be gin here will last but a few Already there are reports that many of the witnesses have been taken 111 and cannot possibly re cover In to give testimony in this particular It is even rumored that von for mer Bavarian military and others under subpoena to testify have engaged beds In sanitoriuma and are prepared to enter these institutions at a mo ments notice should an emer gency The most Important and Inter esting testimony will be heard In Camera and it Is believed that little will be brought out In the public hearing which has not already become known and pub McLeans Account In Bank Probed By Senate Oil Croup Harris EDWARD McLEAN publisher whose bank account under the eye of the senate oil committee yesterday during Us probe the loan to former Secretary of the Interior first def inite move in North Carolina look Ing to nomination ot Josephus Daniels aa Democratic candidate for President was taken here tonight with issuance of a call by a score of prominent men for a meet ing of Democrats of the atate in this city Thursday night to organize a Daniels for President Daniels name has been previously mentioned in connection with the nomlnationr his attitude has never been made known Among those signing the call were State Treasurer Chief Justice Walter Clark of the North Carolina supreme and a num ber of business and professional men of the DANIELS SURPRISED Former Secretary of the Navy Daniels ex pressed surprise tonight when he learned of the movement in North Carolina to gain for him the Demo cratic nomination for He said that he had not previously heard of the knew nothing of it and would have nothing to say regarding it at this Daniels is in this city prepar ng a prospectus for a book on the life of Woodrtiw Bonus Bill Passes NewYork Assembly And Upper House A four year effort to pass a soldiers bonus bill through legislative channels was successful tonight when the assembly approved a meaure designed to pro vide machinery for the distribution of as a bonus for world war veterans of New York It now goes to Governor Smith for his havingjieen passed by the senate last The bill seeks to provide that all men and women who served In the United States army during the re cent war as or will receive for each month they A limit of is set for total payments to any one o FIRPO TO MEET REICH BUENOS It Is announced that after hto bout with Krmlnio Spalla on March Luis Firpo will fight Al Reich of New at a charity festival Emergency Appropriation Of To Be Re quested To Aid In ing Spread Of gency apptopriations of by Congress for use in the fight in Cali fornia against the hoof and mouth will be askad it was an nounced here late today following a conference statev city and fed eral The money will be used Indemnify owners whose COUNT and sheep are In the it was that a strict quarantine of dairy and slaughter Napa Sondjni Contra Costa and Monterey was the best means ot prevenitnii furthsr spread of the A Headquarters for directingth fight against the epidemic will opened tomorrow morning Oakland Other will be quarantined wherever the ease Forty govern meat and cattle inspectors have ordered to report at the OakButiS headquarters to assist in the si guarding ot the uninfected anin in the quarantined r work will be done in with the county food and health1 The disease is fought os premises In the four approximately cattle and 0w4 hogs being outbreaks outside of the zone have been SnjdejrV and a close application of strictive measures has held the ble within the 5 Appoximately 200 veterinarl and headed by 42 governm and state experts are at work in1 There were no ings found but a trench was beingdug in AlarmoK county to receive tlie animals which It is believed it Jtfffi be necessary In shoot thers before tomorrow The quarantine In these four cd ties and the restrictions on ca movements elsewhere in the s will cause no meat or milk short gnycler SUFFER LOSS I director of the state depttrfr ment of today estimated that livestock interets in already have suffered a loss of 5p proximately as a result4 of the outbreak of the hoof and mouth disease among CLOSE SHOPS EARLY SAN FRANCISCO additional precaution against spread of the dread hoof and mouth dis the San Francisco board of su pervisors today passed an ordinancs requiring closing of all butcher shops at 6 on week The measure was framed to pre vent deliveries of meat at hours when city meat Inspectors are off It was Kosher meat markets are allowed to remain open until 10 under the newordi and the board of health Is shfn power to set closing hours on holidays BAN STOCK FROM UTAH SALT LAKE ernor Charles Mabey of Utah to day placed a quarantine ban on California A proclama tion Issued reads in part Prohibiting the driving Into or transportation into the of Utah of any livestock whatever from the state f California unless the same shall be accompanied by a certificate of health given by tho commissioner or by a special inspector appointed by the state board ot agriculture of the state ot The provisions of the quarantine shall be and remain In effect until it shall be determined that hoof and mouth disease has been eradicated In and among the livestock of the state of The under the procla becomes effective and In full force as from today and remain in force until GREEK MINISTRY FALLS government headed by Premier Kafan daris has according toan Athens dispatchto the Daily In consequence of its refusal to accede to the demands of the extremists for the establishment ef a rapublic before a plebiscit was DELAY SENTENCING ROTH LOS of Herman Hollywood attorney convicted ef attempting to extort hush money from Arthur H manager for Barbara La film was continued today by Superior Judge Avery to February at which time the court will hear arguments en motion for a new trial interposed by defense ARREST FORMER BANKERS former president of fl n State Bank at and cashier were ar rested here today on a telegraphic warrant from Helenai Mon charged they sccepted deposits in the institution knowingitwas insolvent WOULD RESUME MILITARY CONTROL Ramsay MacDonald sent note to French government on necessity t ntercllied military control In Germany and the it could exercised most under which COAST GUARD TO CHASE RUN RUNNERS from to for rum auth bill reported today by commerce aulhonzed under also be made for increasing ceist guard   

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