Twin Falls Weekly News, July 15, 1926

Twin Falls Weekly News

July 15, 1926

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Twin Falls Weekly News (Newspaper) - July 15, 1926, Twin Falls, Idaho FALLS TWENTYSECOND YEAR TWIN 1028 NUMBER 30 Clerk in American Consulate in Japan Faces Court Trial No Relief From Rain or Cooler Weather in Sight Electrical Storms Set New Blazes Say By The Associated July no relief from rain or cooler weather in forestry officials today de dared the fire situation in northwest Montana and northern the worst in seven Daily electrical storms are Citing new fires while high winds whir1 spring up each afternoon are fanning the In huge propor t The Pcnd Coeur dAlvne and Joe forests are giving off great clouds of smoke from the hundreds of scattered fires in the dry The forests virtually are a mass of Forced to Retreat Crews fighting the Hay creek confla gration west of llacier park again were forced to retreat when winds blew the flames across the This is nearly acres in extent now and is spreading Ninety men from the Fourth 1nited States infantry stationed at Fort Mis late today were to as sist in fighting this They will late tonight or early tomorrow Held to Answer Charges of Taking Pictures in Fortified Zone Action Is July American embassy was informed today that Louis clerk in the American consulate at Naga has been held under examina tion in preliminary court for trial beginningJuly Vogelweid was arrested at the Raseho naval base early last month charged with tak ing photographs in a fortified The preliminary trial opened July 7 in thn prefpetural court at The public was not ad mitted and the proceedings have been kept The action ngainst Vogelweid was something of a as it wns generally believed after his arrest that he would not be since his of fense was considered to lie with out Federation Committee Urges Women To Develop Talent for Professions bv motor truck for Five thousand acres scene of th have been July vclopmont of the talent of promising young women for business and pro fessional service was urged upon mem ber clubs today by the education com mittee of the Federation of Business and Professional The commit tee reviewed the vocational guidance work of numerous declaring this work one of tho greatest services un dertaken by the Adequntn preparation is necessary for women in the It has been urging commercial schools to require high school education of ull girls Kducutionnl loan funds for talented girls were recom mended along with closer cooperation with parentteacher The health sedtion was urged to a greater activity in promoting sports for physical development be ing described aV un cpsinlinl to busi ness Athletic girls no longer arc tom boys and their freedom him gone a long way toward raising tho health standard of the delegates List 5 Deaths in Unusual Chain of Desert Tragedies Woman and NewBorn Babe Are Among Victims Intense Heat Accounts for Two Three Witnesses Describe De struction in Various Towns Near Government SAN July OP Reports assembled here today list five some of them from in an unusual of tragedies tin I ho Mojave rind Colorrulo Maliolin MacDuff of Salt Lake died on thp operating table at n hospital at Yernio OH surgeons were preparing to operate for appen The temperature was 114 de Heat prostration contributed to the cause of James sixty years died from heat prost ration near where the temperature1 was 115 burned over bv Independence creek fire on the Coeur d Alene forest which is moving up Devils Other fires in this forest were held in check Blaze Buns Wild The Bluff creek near ran wild last night a high wind ami thousand is has htirned over a Irew of 50 men lie flearwiiter forest reported its iirst large this section a fire on Colling 40 miles from having covered 300 acres in inacresHible Between and 20 largo firwr nn burning on Knniksu It on the Kootenai and more than hnlf n dozen on the Pond Oreille besides the hundreds of smaller The total of fires burning on the Kuniksu is placed at with all of the larger ones spreading rapidly and a serious shortage of fighters fores confronting the July naval board investigating civil damage iu the Denmark arsenal disaster today heard the testimony of three wit A large olivedrab tent served as a The Augus tus Fichter and civilian employes at the arsenaL ami Chief LnaL win BLAZE THREATENS AREA SANTA July brush fire threatening several thousand acres of mountain parks and residences broke out in the Topanga canyon near here A high wind directly off the ocean the flames to spread 1Mro wardens appealed to Angeles authorities for aid stated that mnny new homes were in the direct path of the BAILORS AID IN July With reports of blazes in many sections of the Pacific northwest coast and into the interior as far as and lay to night under a wave of heal and fires that began a week Ounner wno has been one of the most active in rescue and salvage described the destruc tion in various towns und villages surrounding the A statement from the Replogle Step company placed its loss in Hope where the company has mining proper at Must File Damage Claims Rear Admiral president of the board of aaked the cooperation of newspapers in no tifying the public that all claims of injury or damage must bo filed before July He a congressional appropriation woulit be necessary if damages are as the navy had no authority to pay amounts exceeding Tomorrow morning the naval court of inquiry into the disaster itself will be opened by Rear Admiral its in the home of Captain commandant of the naval who was severely injured in the TUlief organizations have closed their Dover emergency headquarters and storekeepers and merchants supported their contention that danger of more blasts is over by having plate glass pnt in windows that have yawned emptily since last Continue Search Searching parties continued to comb lie shelltorn area for bodies of vie ims and parties of marines are ex inguishing several smouldering fires o prevent the possible firing of unex loded Bodies recovered indicate that at ast 22 and probably more died in the Marine officers say four of heir command remain unaccounted 77 years one of thp last of the early dav prospectors of the Mojave was overcome by smoke anil burned to death when hii house was destroyed on the California Nevada state line near The stork overtook Albert en route by automobile from Blythe to and both she and the baby died at Shafer 80 miles west of where the rush for the hospital had to be The bodfcs were sent to Moodvs former GETS URGESTROUT President Demonstrates Prow ess as Angler by Leading Party in Number V July 15 fi resident Coolidge demonstrated to day beyond iuestion lii prowess as n Whipping the rapids of n swift stream near on the old William Rockefeller 12 miles from the summer White for nearly four hours this he and IHH small parU of secret serv ice men returned to While Ilne camp at 7 oclock tonight with 10 pounds of brook Coolidge himself caught W itnl also the two largest of th one weighing a pound and three quar ters and the other a pound nnd a SixtyFour Depositories in Two Southern States Close Doors Following Against Parent Senator Kendrick Declares for High Tariff in Speech Veteran Wyoming Solon Ad dresses Session of State Wool Growers Baits Own ACCUSES REPUBLICANS OF BREAKING PLEDGES July cusing the republican party of violat ing 1924 campaign Representa tive of chairman of the democratic congressional cam paign committee said today a repub lican congress had defeated the only farm measure fuvorpl by the farmers and that its defeat wns directly brought about by the combined oppo sition of President Coolidge nnd Sec retaries Mellon and The republican party specifically pledged ho said in a to the enactment of measures which would place the agricultural interests of American on a basis of economic equality with other This pledge was Fishing with worms and baiting his own hook rind removing the Iish bim the president showed keen zeal or the sport and with reluctance de ided that it was time to leave for foolidge accompanied him on e expedition but did fish when party of half a dozen with Osenr the camp as lumbered over rocks and tried the nany likely looking Good Fishing It was near the same pond to which went i is and cni It was Continued on Page Ten March in Colorful Parade in Chicago Procession of Drum Drill Squads and Fra ternity Members Is Climax of Annual July Elks lodge climaxed its sixtysecond annual grand lodge reunion today with a col orful procession in which men swung along the North shore in a broad ribbon of blaring sump tuous caparisoned drum corps and drill squads arrayed in the purple of white of the The procession was thelast formal event of tho but many of the more than visitors here for reunion planned to remain tomor row and Saturday for the two days of informal revelry which remainec before the convention is officially al nn Parade Business District Led by squadrons of mounted police and by the officials of the grand lodge the parade prdceeded northward from the business district under a hot July sun to tho martial airs of more than Members of the grand lodge hel their final session today and adjourned until next when Cincinnati will be host to the Informal celebrations at the park and amusement resorts of the cit brought of the delegates tc gether PUBLIftHEB FOUND DEAD July B publisher of the Canto Daily was found shot dead s the enrance to the garage behind hi home CHAIN STORE MAGNATE FILES DIVORCE SUIT July who as a Tennessee tinware alesnmn invested in a five and en cent store business that developed nto a great national chain and earned iim an estimated fortune of has come to tho parting ofthe ivays with the second He s suing the former Doris Mercer in ircuit court here for His bill of complaint has locked in the vaults of the and his Paul Voor refuses to say on what grounds Kresge seeks the Existence of the suit became known oday when n circuit court order was issued for Doris Mercer a to appear here in an swer to the bill of complaint within he next three Anna Harvey to whom he chain store operator was married the same year that he purchased his first store in divorced him in Utah Congressman Gives Reasons For Opposing Dam Bill SALT LAKE July Representative re is opposed to the Swing Johnson Boulder canyon dam pend ing in for many one of which is that it will permit the sale of electric power in southern Cali fornia in competition with Utahmined he told members of the Kiwanis club here He declared the people of Utah should fight first for the development of the vast coal fields in the and the meana of transporting the to where is might be used to generate jlsctricity by steam a less cost that hydrogenerated pow er tnight be transmitted by cable from the proposed Members of American Bar to Make Effort to Restore Pub lic Confidence in July dieted hefojjc the bar of opin by its own on charges of failure to hold public confidence am inability to enforce tho laws of the landagainst maraurding the American judiciary today started the taking of testimony in an effort to fix punishment for its derelictions which at the same time shall be rein edy for existing Sitting as an inquisitorial ready to meet tlu charges expressed yesterday that tho public no longer holds confidence ii its courts or the administrators of th the more than a1 the fortyninth annual convention o the American Bur association spoil the day listening to reports of its var committees and special affiliate Hope to Eeetore Out of the maze of investigation carried on during the last year by the various committees and th legal profession of the United State as exemplified Jjy those delegates here hopes to invoke remedial measures fo the restoration of The re ports of the committees presented fact as by thelawyers concern ing the failures and successes of th the needs for simplification her greater coordination of law makin agencies more vigilance in thi quarter and extension of power in an Hear Many By The Associated July 1 Fifteen ad dilional state banks in leorgin and four in tonight are listed as having closed their doors following the bankruptcy proceedings instituted a gainst the Bankers Trust Company of This brought the total number of closed or suspended banks in ieor gia to The closings in financial were attributed to the bank ruptcy proceedings ngainst the Hank ers which was the fi untieing company for a string of 1H The four Florida banks were re ported to have members of the Many to Reopen Many of the the department probably will reopen as soon as other financing arrangements could bo Officials expressed the belief hut a number of them would be found to be in good The Bank of Umntilla Tuesday in tituled a suit against the Bankers ust company applying for a receiver hip for tlie company nnd obtaining a einporary injunction to prevent offi of the company from altering any manner the status of the chain if banks for which acted as financ ng In its suit the Umatilla bank alleged hat the Bankers Trust company hail roeured several hundred thousand dol ars from tho bank nnd distributed among the various banks of Georgia and another financing company in The bank alleged officials of the company had admitted their in ability to pay and charged the bank Til July before the members of tho Wyoming SVool Growers ns sociatinn in annual convention Inited Senator John Kendrirk himself in favor iif tin1 present proteetive tar iff on wool and He also ex pressed himself as of the opinion that the Stan field bill now pending would prevent Something nf an argument was precipitated when president of the Wyoming sheep inspection commission proposed an inrreiitte in the state inspection tax on all sheep brought into the state for breeding Tho pres ent tax is i cents u head on ewes and 20 cents on fishing ion of the for n the morning ha out vatcrs of Lake Osgood before the amp and landed a threepound Both the pike and the trout will race the table tomorrow at the sum icr White Mouse when the presidtnt nd Ooolidge will as their Governor Alfred Smith of Sew and WEATHER BUREAU WILL ESTABLISH 21 STATIONS July weather bureau hopes to have some ol he newlyauthorised observation sta ions to aid commercial flying in op eration by September It is now en gaged in locating suitable sites ant rocuring equipment for the 21 addi ional balloon stations provide for in a appropriation carried n the deficiency bill passed just be fore congress The bureau will net in conjunction with the depart ment of commerce in handling thii Information on air current condition and a weatlirr forecast covering fou o six hours over the route an aviato is to fly will be furnished under th bureaus with special observe ions of surface ami low level condi including thunder storms and other Unfavorable Military Honors Accorded Former Secretary Weeks Squad of Soldiers Fires Volleys and Buglar Sounds Taps as Body of Statesman Is Com mitted to July Weeks secretary of re ceived at his funeral today the honors given a soldier who his served his country A squud of soldiers fired three and an army bugler sounded tops as the body his for mer chief was committed to the crema tory at Mount Auburn Cam Both the comuiital ceremonies and the services which preceded them at the First Unitarian church here were Briand Government to Seek Parliamentary Approval o Bill to Restore July h sterling at 200 and tliy dollar nt new low record fpr the tho gov eminent has derided to ask jinrliamer to vole the unlimited powers bill will 48 hours after discussion on tha neaHure opens Thp cabinet council today approve he text of the bill on which Cai nux is and it will bo refe red to the finance committee of th with exhortation or all possible haste so that the bill may be ready for consideration by Tuesday means another weeks delay and increased nervousness in ers trust company with being Atlanta creditors of the Bankers Trust company intervened today nnd the federal court assumed jurisdiction of the Judge Samuel Sibley an nounclng he would appoint a receiver ship f or iUo July nancinl corporations which have refusei to accept checks drawn on Florida bunks promised the government today to stop the In response to a request by comptroller of the currency made through the national the institutions today apologized for using stickers stating they would not accept Continued on Page Three District Investigating Me Pherson Declares Woman Has Been Identified by Garage By The Associated LOR July temple Angeltis tcmplo has been identified ns woman who nccompnnied Kenneth former radio operator at tho when he drove his automobile into n Salinas garage early on the norning of May eleven days after the evangelist had disappeared fit Rfinta Joe deputy dis trict declared when he pea rod as a witness at the close the county grand jury session Ryan said that identification of had boon made by Dennis night attendant at the Salinas from photographs shown him by The deputy prosecutor volunteered to bring tins to Los Angeles to give his tcsti1 mony nnd to face tho evangelist fore the jury in an attempt to identify her Denies Knowledge of Facts Ormiston had left his automobile at SalinuH on his way to Los where he appeared the next day denied knowledge of any facts in con nection with McPhersons disap caving before ho could be questioned in In a letter to a police officer hero the radio later denied that he returned to for his Ormiston was involved in the inves gallon of tho McPhersojn case immed utely following the vanishing of tho vangelist when it became known that prior to sailing for her OHIO in Australia threatened to Representative Kan Declares Land Value Inflation to July Iowa faces crisis brought about by in flation of land values and the state annot be saved by It must bo foreclosed just Kansas was n the Such is the declaration of N Kansas congressman for eight who was in Wichita today on liusiness connected with his law firm Reports were read from 10 commit tees and seven special Each report contained specific recommenda tions to the bar association as means for raising the level of the profession in order to present a greater service to the In each instance the re ports and of the de partments presenting them were adopt ed without Chief impor tance of these reports were those of the committee of jurisprudence and judi cial procedure which denounced the growing prevalency of the use of ex pert witnesses with their contradictory testimony which is giving rise to the belief 4 tnat such testimony is pur attended by many of Weeks for mer associates in his bvsinesa and po litical They in eluded members of the president a the senate and high officers of the army and navy and representatives of his home state and OKANTB BEQUEST NEW July Ada granted a divorce from her MedUl W allowed bil request that the give bim of BO aaa She also jousted to lab her husband use fered to provide Ul instructor if he could not read the of a musk ut Tincher laughed at the action of corn belt committee and the meet ing called by that organisation for July 19 and He said William Hirth of und George Peek of Illinois are both They have never rep resented any farmers neither are they successful men in business They are wise in holding the meeting in If they plan to have a revision that is the proper place to stage is Bankrupt By reason of the inflation of land values in the state is The Land is mortgaged on tho basis of being worth ten times as much as farm land in and the Kansas land is the It takes H per cent of the gross sales of crops produceVitt Iowa to pay the interest on Iowa farm While in Kansas it is only four per The farm land in Iowa is mort gaged for more than it is The value ot an acre is more than the consumers will pay an income on for agricultural FLOOD CLAIMS TWO LIVES MEXICO July cial dispatches from Oaxaca report the death of two persons as a result of the flooding of the poor quarter of the The victims crushed to death under the roof of home wyieJt eotyapwd when flood waters from a neighboring stream swept over the damage has been slight tVwHf believed that is her financial circles as well as among small operators on the bourse and the middle and the temper of the country appears to be Explains VM ot Power The bill will contain only ar ticle and one expjftin within the in tfr unlimited powers legislate by The deliberations o tho cabinet council have been kept se but reliable information is thn the government demands the right to legislate on all questions of a purely financial such as fixing tho rate of taxes and customs and the ne of the proceeds ol which might be used in defense No decision on purely adminis trative reforms could be made under this Those measures which it is the gov ernments purpose to as offi cially include further recruiting and hir ing of functionaries shall ly stopped nil contracts for new buildings or ropains on state own ed even if these are among the credits of the current shall be cancelled instruction will be given all ministers that all the staffs of central administrations must be brought back to the number obtaining in 1914 so soon ns tho gov ernmcnt has obtained full mea sures will be taken to curb tho con sumption of foodstuffs and other com modifies necessitating purchase abroad EDWARDS HEIRS GATHER TO DISCUSS OLD CLAIM KANSAB July Toting their family trees under their some 300 heirs of the now ccle Imited Thomas and Robert Kdwards who allege they are the rightful owners of worth of downtowi New York real gathered hen today from all parts of tho country to discuss their The three hundred conneetec by blood or with Thomas o sat around a picnic board ii Fairmount park to the tune o the Edwards estate pledged ney cr to give up the battle to obtain thei alleged equity in whicli they was deeded to the Ed wards descendants in a will made ii According fro the Thomas Ed wards obtained onehalf section of Man hattan island by royal grant in th 1720s and the half section is down town New The Little Churc Around tho Corner is located on par of this Clark Estate Wins Special Verdict of Montana Jurymen July ill district cdurt hero tonight mously decided a special verdict i favor of the of the late Senate in a1 contest brought b three women who i claimed daughters shares in tho left by th late copper Attorneys for Effio Clark Me Williams of Mis souri and Alma Clark Bines 0 Missouri and Addie Clark MUle of counsel for the Clar legatees consumed the afternoon in fin al arguments after the jurors bad re ceived the courts as t the issues it will be asked to deter ue for a citing Ormiston V Iriendship for tho Angelas temple After car had left Sa linas it wns reported to have been traced to 8an Luis Obispb where ifs driver and a woman registered at a lidtol nnd later driving out to be uccousted by a nowflpaper ntflif where the driver denied he was Ormis Sensational Developments Tho statement of the district tprney was but one of several sensft tiouul developments just prior to investigation of McPhersona storv of being kidnaped from Santa Monica May 18 to escape H5 days later when she reappeared at Agua Pricta auto nobile faced the evangelist in he grand jury room and was re ported by officials to have been positive in his identification of her is a womnn whom he had seen in Agua Priota with another woman and tro men three days before she made her ippearance there telling her story of kidnaping and A few minutes previously and Vick of Culver City had been equally positive in their identU ficntion of McPherson as tho woman seen by them in an automobile passing through Culver City on the way to Los Angeles and away Monica about 3 on day she This was about the time or a little later that the evangelist said she was kidnaped at the There was no indication the woman was being held in the ear against her Vick Hand of Law and Death Enter Home Of Ship Builder Bereaved Husband Must An swer 6Year Old Indictment Charging Use of Mails to Judge July and the law entered the household of Charles former financier and shipbuilder almost simultaneous who 25 years ago sold her jewelry and household goods to satisfy claims against her died suddenly nt the home of Morses A short time later came word from New York that pleas of ill ness and infirmities would not avail Morse in his effort to refrain from pleading to a yearold indictment charging him with using the mails to Succumbs to Stroke Morse arrived here front New York His apparently in good suffered two strokes of apoplexy1 this morning and was unable to recover from the While Morses sister would let interviewers see her aha told them the death of his wlifc had been a great shock to She did say whether he had been told eral Judge Holmes in New Tori ruled that he must present himwW pleading a froai assertions by his eonnsftl a invalid1 and v ;