Charles City Press, July 7, 1930

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Charles City Press (Newspaper) - July 7, 1930, Charles City, Iowa THE WEATHER Mortly fair to- rite and Tuesday; not much change FULL TELEGRAPHIC SERVICE and Evening; Intelligencer .ONLY. PAPER in CITY. Established in 1896 CHARLEB CITY, MWA, MONDAY, JULY 'If 1930 Volume 104 iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiuini NO SINGLE FACTOR EVEE WON A SEASON'S GAME jtiiimmiiiiiiiimjjiiiimiiimmiiimimiiim HOOVER ORDERS SENATE RATIFY TREATY The Third Victim oflowaMrplane Crash Dies in Hospital Passing Show A Column Young Qingetera Progress .In Light .The President Wins L. H. HENRY--------- It is a young man becomes Identified with gang- sters, for once In he caa not de- liberatery walk out, for he has learned too much and might give Ills away If free to mix with and .so. his only escape is a ride or assassination, for dead men tell no tales. And regardless of the police, 'the gunmen are ever active, but the killing Is usually among thsjnselTes. Prince Carol having installed himself OB the- royal -throna of Rumania as king has been joined by his red-haired1 charmer, while Queen Helens, is still out of the picture. The world Is progressing more rapidly than most peopla realize. The one item-of light has advanced from the tallow dip that'many can remember, -on to kerosene oil lamps'and then to electricity. Many now living have seen it ad- vance steadily until perfection has reached both' in service and in Then came the "auto and the aeroplane and- paved highways and we thought' there nothing more to discover, for :Koir could we. expect But along came the talking' althocgh they had been Ruthven. Ia., Julfc____ Three persons are today victims of an alrplaneij .P'ia yes- erday, one and half miles north of here. The dead are Kenneth Wilson, 24, Sioux City, pilot; Ernest South- worth, 18, Sioux City, mechanic; Vera Hughes, 16, Ruthven. The plane, a Curtis Robin cabin- model, was wrecked when it fell while .making a bank preparatory to landing. Wilson was dead when the plane was reacted by witness- es to the accident, Southorth died enroute to the hospital and Mifs' Hughes died in a Spencer, la., hospital from a fractured skull a Tew hours later. Killed BesemlBg Girt Flyer Chicago, July sprained wrist, Miss, Mary Fahmey, 18-year-old sub-deb, re- called with a- shudder today her fight with, a taagted parachute which held her suspended be- neath an. airplane- yesterday for two hours while fliers risked: their in rescue Bruno a tamper, hurled fiOO feet to ils death whea he .climbed, down a knotted from another tlaae to aid girl. i ted oar well with' highly staff peifecUoa recsrds, 'they at ooce became obsolete when radios advanced tourist place, with muste and miscellaneous programs and addresses from our most eminent men; and while these are the most Important tarentions during the past 50 years yet there are many other discoveries that hare con- tributed to the comfort and happi- ness of mankind. President Hoover by Ofe aid ot congress finally succeeded in. get- ting the veterans aid measure adopted, the senate abandoning op- position, and also the 9250.000 fund 'tor the stuffy of crime. 'The pen- ipto do not expect congress or the senate always agree with the president, but they do not expect them to abuse this privilege and always oppose every movement he or recommends. A preti- 'dent, if he be a serious-minded man, will not propose legislation antil be gives the subject careful conslderatloa, and while he might still be mistaken yet he Is more dependable than habitual critics. In most .cases we regard him as absolutely in the right President Legula of Pern, has notified Secretary of State Stlnnon that believing all democracies should recognize a day of observ- ance ot American indpendenca the Peruvian government had set aside Inly 4 as a national holiday. A bill placing a percent tar- iff on tractors other than agricul- tural tractors, aimed at Henry Ford's Ireland tractor plant, has been Introduced in the house by Representative Esterly. Tractora made by Ford in.Ireland are now entering the United States duty free. The colossal flguro of George carved in granite on the face of Mount Rushmore in, the Black Hills was unveiled July 4th as the first' step 5n the com- pletion of Gntzon Borglnra's sculp- turing of a national monument overshadowing the largest arl works IA history. The head of Is sixty feet from wig to chin. .His head Is the flrst ot four figures which Borglnm plans to carve on Mount Figures ot Jefferson, Lincoln and Roosevelt win complete the work. EARtT I5SCRASCE Albany, N. Y., was written as early as 600 B. C. according to Harry J. Slang, of the Monarch club. This was when boatmen on the Nile rlvci in Egypi united to pro rate their losses'In mules nied to haul their barges be said. 'SHERLOCK DEAD! fop: he field. short from where fell; AI-; though-the 'chute loosened 'at an altitude of feet, it opened and ,Miss Fahrney alighted with- minor scratches, bruises and a wrenched wrist It was her first parachute leap.- r 'After several other filers had failed to reach the girl-from rope adders suspended from planes Schustek took the air and des- :ended'a knotted rope. Just as .m reached out to free the girl she fell1 and her parachute open- ed. The girl's rescuer started to climb back up the rope, but tack- ed the strength and was snapped 'rom rope. He was killed ;nstantly. BIss Fahrney said her para- chute tangled In airplane's rope ladder as ate climbed over the side. Because of the way he harness was strapped to her jack she was powerless to climb back into the plane. Xlllionalre Sportsman Killed Lagnna Beach, Cal., July Dodds. mlllionalia eports- man and aviation an oil company, was cVead toda'y, vic- tim of a spectacular pinnae 400 feet into the ocean ,when ha tried to land his plane on the private seaside airport' of Mrs. Florenca Barnes, noted avlatrix, yester-Jriy afternoon. Several thousand persons saw his airplane go into a side slip and spin. His crushed body was re- moved from wreckage of the plane shortly before it sank. FLYERS Clarion, July Coffie, 24. of and brother. Guv 21, of Chicago, are recovering-here today from In- juries received while attempting a landing in a field one mile sooth of here Sunday 'afternoon.- Their monoplane -crashed after striking telephone wires. PLA7TB CRASHES, 4 HURT Coin, July Ruge, Omaha pilot. Is In a serious con- dition today and other per- sons received minor Injuries la an crash near here Sunday at p. m. was doing pas- senger business one mile southwest of Colo and was at an altitude of about 150 feet when, nls biplane struck a air pocket and swerved into a tree. ONE DEAD. SIX ARE INJURED IN ACCIDENT Burlington, Jnly mer Anderson. 23, of Mollne. 111., is dead and six other persons are recovering today from Injuries received In an accident Sat- urday night nine west of here on road No. 34. Andersen's wffe has a broken back and pelvic bone is in a local Her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Frank of Davenport received minor cats and bruises. Occupants of the other car in the wreck were Mr.v and Mrs. Henry andN daughter, Betty Jean, of Lexington, Ky., ,who were only injured. Sir Arthur Canon Doyle, crea- tor of the famous detective char' acter, Sherlock Holmes, died sud- denly this morning. fiEPOflTEAISTO BE GIH6IRTICLE Cbicago, July Attorney.; John A. Swanson today announced he will subpoena. T. state, writer reporters for Chicago pen are 'linked' with political grtft and 'gang activities. Bmndidge, who recently wrote aeries of articles calling cer- tain unnamed Chicago newspa- permen a brand of racketeers, has offered to. substantiate his claims before "the grand jury. "I wHT.caU this man. to deter- mine how much truth'there is to his with a view to prose- Swanson said. "If any criminal offenses have been committed, or should this nan's story prove to be nothing mt loose gossip, I shall say so. C shall seek to ascertain the truth .without fear or favor." Two evening newspapers here have carried, front page editorials demanding Brundidge bo "called." Charles Rathbun, counsel for ;he Tribune, who has been acting on a special "board of strategy" since the mnrder of Alfred J. Lingle, Tribune reporter, four weeka ago, today indicated he nothing to-do with Ihe newspaper quiz. Rathbun Irritably declined to state what progress- had been made in the Lingle investigation. Since his assassination Lingle lias been linked with the gangs and dubbed "Chicago's unofficial chief of police." Dispatches from Los Angeles today Indicated that FranVle Fos- ter, reputed buyer of the gun with which the Tribune reporter was slain, -would seek to evade extradition to Chicago through a habeas corpus writ Ricts per- tinent to the Lingle killing, with testimony which possibly will lead to indictments, are expected to be laid before the July grand jury some time this week. TWO SERIOUSLY INJURED IN C. ACCIDENTS Council July Two persons were seriously in- jured, fatally, in accidents near, here Sunday. -Harold Tam- Isiea, 5, son of P. F. Tamisiea, who lives near Missouri Valley, died this morning In a local hos- pital as the result of injuries re- ceived when he was kicked and trampled by a cow at his home. It was thought that the cow was trying to protect her young calf W. M. Paul, 68, Thnrman bank- er, is in the. hospital today suf- fering from serious chest Injur- ies sustained when the car In which was riding turned-over when Id river. Jack Curry ot Omaha, turned too short a cor- ner. The accident occurred near Pacific Junction. London, July Ar- thur Conan Doyle, noted novelist and spiritualist and creator ft the world-famed "Sherlock .died here today at the age of 71. News, of Sir Arthur's death came as a definite shock to the country. He had been. In. fair health during the last few months, although a year.ago he ,was forced to take a 'Journey to South Africa because of .-Ms gen- eral condition. v Sir Arthur's death resulted from a heart attack.. It was the> gen- erally, weakening condition ot his heart-which necessitated th6 trip abroad In an effort to revive his falling health, and although no "SERVICE 3TOT E1TDED" London, July peri or of service is not ended." This was the' cryptic comment made today by .Sir-Oliver noted scientist and' spiritualist, on the dtath of hij close friend and. co-worker In spiritualism, Sir rthur Conan Doyle> For many years Lodge has been' one of-the pioneers in and claims t-3-have been successful in bringing tne: gap between the living and-the dead. Wide publicity has bwn, to his purported communal {cations with his son; killed ;the world war. ;For. manr years Sir had been confident be would to -with YANGSTE AREA IN STATE OF LAWLESSNESS London, July en- tire Yangste are, from Yuchow to Shansl was in a' state of er- treme lawlessness today, with, predatory bands of communists roving: through the countryside on a campaign of looting and pillaging. It was reported in Pek- ing dispatches to the London Daily Telegraph. Foreign warships in the Yang- ste are aiding In the protection of foreigners. Meagre' details were contained In the dispatch ot the battle be- tween communists and the U.S.S. Guam, American gunboat station- ed In the Yangste, In which American sailor was killed. Communists, pressing down the Yangste ;to seize the. village of opened fire on the gun- boat The Guam replied to tho shore fire and silenced the at- tackers. QUIET REIGNS Emelle, Ala., July Quiet reigned here today-ln the of the slaughter of four legroes by a mob which formed o avenge the killing of Grover 5oyd, a.storekeeper, and Charlie- each ed six yesterday when, an inldentlfied negro and a negro woman were killed by a mob oC some 200 men. Two negroes previously had seen slain at the hands of the 'engeant mob. It was flrst re- rarted that several other negroes ilso had become victims of the xjssemen, but a check up later piked the reports as false. A squad ot special_ law enforce- ment officers ordered here by Governor Bibb Graves ot Alaba- ma, which arrived yesterday, ap- parently, had the situation ia Governor he was Agnilar, Colo., July vigorous hunt by federal and state- authorities was under way toVlay for the gunman slayers of Dale p. Kearney, 30-year-old pro- hibition officer and world war veteran who was shot and killed on' the Main" -street of this south- ern: Colorado town early Sunday. His assassins Hterally poured gunfire Into his body, more than IS shots .taking effect, Kearney's ballet-riddled body .was .found In front- of ;an- empty store, building. officers ascribe to :iiquor .racketeers The great writer's last words were io his wife. "You.'are he said. Persons present In-the room de- his last message was spoken, with a smile on his face. great improvement had been shown within tie past, few months, his death was unexpect- ed. Sir Arthur's, death occurred at his country home Windlesham, near Rowborough, Sussex. His wife and three children were with him when he died. The death of Sir Arthur Conan. Doyle removes from the horizon one of the most colorful figures in English as "well. as one of the most famous. No English (Continued on Page Seven) AGAIN FAIL MR. PEACOCK Cedar Rapids, July C. Gorman, attorney for Emmett Peacock, Anamosa auto- mobile salesman, who last week was accused ot having murdered Sheriff Fred Sweet and Marshal Aaron Bailey at Washington, Ia., on June revealed here today hat another attempt to link Peacock with the double killing had failed. Saturday night several witnes- ses were brought here from Ot- tumwa by State Agent E. C. Mc- Pherson, Sheriff George Struble, Washington county, and Sheriff Ralph W. Baker, Wapeilo county, to see if they could identify Pea- cock as the man who stole a Bnlck automobile at Ottumwa a tew hours before the murder and then abandoned it at Washington. The witnesses are reported to have- said that he was not the man. BEACH WITHOUT ANY TRAIN SERVICE Long Beach, Cal., July wilh a Population of today attained the unique distinction of being the only size- able city In the United States with- out train service. The Ust passen- ger train departed yesterday as tho union Pacific abandoned Its ser- vice. The Southern Pacific dis- continued its passenger service five years ago. Reason- motor bus Ifl southern Colorada- prohfbitjon officer.-. Members' of an asserted Agui- lar bootlegging ring which has been supplying Denver and other cities in the state with liquor, were sought today In connection s-ith-tbe murder. A mysterious call received by Kear- ney at .Trinidad early Saturday night took the officer on'bis fatal rrand.' Kearney tras killed after his automobile had broken down at Iguilar. He. telephoned to Trini- dad for a wrecking car and while walking from a. restaurant to where his car was parked. Kear- ney was shot down. There- were no witnesses to the shooting, but J. G. Lile, a garage attendant, told federal officers that shortly the shots were fired at Kearney.. a speeding automobile )assed the jrarage where he Is emnloyed and headed for Trinl- d. Federal agents together with Las Animas county officers Im- mediately began a vigorous hunt for the gunman and his accom- plices. IOWAJT IS Newton, July arrangements are being made to- day for Lawrence A. Jackson, 26, of Newton who drowned Sunday afternoon In the north Skunk river at Lynnville, about twenty miles southeast of here. Jackson, a good swimmer, waa reached by hooks twenty after, the drowning. All efforts at resusciatlon failed. CENSUS FIGURES Washington, July total population of San Francisco for 1930 was officially announced by the census bureau today as 974, an increase of over the 1920 figure ot The population ot Now Orleans was officially announced as 455.702 an increase of over 1020. census bureau figures arc the final official estimates and la many cases arn different from the unofficial estimates gathered inde- pendently and annoucaed from time to time by different interested agencies. Other figures announced today included: Ohio 1930 1920 Circlevllle ----......7.366 Lancaster .........1S.GV3 North Carolina AshevJlle land this morning. raves said Saturday sending the officers here to avert any "aftermath" of the riots. The- unidentified negro was shot down when he fired at the losse and wounded Clarence 3ush, of this place, In the, elbow. Bush returned the, fire and kill- ed the negro. Members .of had attempted to 'search the negro, and instead of com- plying with orders .to raise his arms, pulled his gun. The woman -was shot to death' when her -husband became, panic stricken at the mob's, command to ihalt his automobile. Instead bt-'stopping, increased ..and. a of shot farther on several "occupants of the. automobile fled and. esc aped. The mob, coming' upon the abandoned car, discovered that the negress had been shot and killed. START WORK ON THE BOULDER DAM PROJECT Washington, July on. the boulder dam project go under way today when Walker R. Young, the resident en- gineer who will have charge of tho work, and his assistants began staking out the railroad and con- struction road, laying out o streets for the town site and con- tinuation of surveys for the water supply system. Secretary of the Interior Wilbur made the an- nouncement The initial appropriation is of which S2.500.000 will be used to build the, railroad, will be expended in the construc- tion of water -works, laying out the town, building streets, sewers anc other conveniences, construction ol a main office .for government en- gineers, and 25 homes for tho permanent employees at the dam. KILLED WHEN STRUCK BY A WATERLOO CAR Keokulc. July McCarthy, 19, of VIncennes. is dead here today as the result of an ac cident here Saturday night when the car which he was Tiding In collided with another car driven by Mahal Keiser of Waterloo. Miss Keiser was attempting to pass a wagon on the road when tho came together. She was only slightly injured. Other occu- pants of both cars sustained minor injuries. YOUXGEST BURGLAR Vtncetraes, Ind., eight year-old burglar, Roica Tlslow who robbed so many houses she has forgotten their location has been arrested. Her method was tc enter a house and, if caught, as] for a drink of water. The money "collected" was used to buy fooi and clothing for her vounge brothers and sisters. Her father i serving a term for stealing. a farmer. The death toll In the rioting LAST. BALLOON IN RACE LANDS AND WINS EVENT, Houston. Texas, July The Goodyear-Zeppelin, of Akron. Ohio, last of the entries to. re- main aloft in the twentieth na- tional" elimination balloon, .race, landed late yesterday near Green- burg, after 46 hours of sus- tained flight, according to a mes- sage received at headquarters herei today. The bag was piloted by R. J. Blair and P. A. Trotter; Race officials Immediately esti- mated the Goodyear balloon had sailed approximately 850 miles, exceeding the distances negotiat- ed by the other entries In the event, but failing to equal the world's record by 200 miles. According to unofficial figures the Detroit Times bag, piloted by E. J. Hill and A. ,C. Schlosser, placed second when It reached Russettvllle, Ky., approximately 700 miles from Houston, while the United Can Service entry or Cleveland, George Hfneman. pilot, and Milford Vanik, air, was third. The United Van balloon sat down near KirksmansvlIIe, Ky, ap- proximately 685 miles ot the starting point In announcing tho report on the final and apparently winning entry, race directors here said the- official winner would be an- nonnced later by the National Aeronautic; association at Wash- ington. VM PACT IS FAIR HE SOTS CONFESSES TO KILLING MAN AT DES MOINES Des Moines, July Poston, confessed slayer of Villiam Hunter, whose body was "onnd In-the Des Jlolnes river east of Carlisle Saturday, will lave formal charges of murder iled against him today according o detective officials. Poston accompanied detectives. o the place where the body was thrown after surrendering him- elf Saturday. He said he shot Tunter Friday morning after had attempted to attack. Airs. Poston and carried the body- to the river where It was found sunk in five feet of water. Assistant County Attorney Al Adams expected to confer with detectives today to determine what charge would be filed against Mrs. Poston, .who Is also being held .in the city Jail. Hunter died from a bullet wound in the heart and lung ac- cording to a verdict of Dr. Wil- liam Carpenter Sunday. Tho slaying occurred at the Poston home. The Postons and the Hunt- ers were neighbors. TWENTY-SEVEN ARE DEAD IN JAP FLOODS London, July seven were dead and thousands made homeless today by floods in the Yamagataken district of Jap- an, according to an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from. Toklo. MARKET CLOSE New York Closing Prices Adv Rumley 10; A T 205U; Anaconda Cop Case C M St P 1494; Erie Gen Et Gen Mtrs 39M; Gen Foods 54; Ken Cop 38; Mont Ward Radio Sears Roe Stewarn Stude Uni Corp US Rub TJS StI Oliver Farm Equipment Oliver common opened at closed 16; preferred closed at 73. No trading in convertible. Cities Service closed at Chicago Cloilng Prices Auburn Auto 98; Chi Corp Cord 7; Grlgsby Graunow Mo Kana PI Utll Ind Corp 13. Markets At A New York, July York stocks sharply reactionary. Curb stocks reactionary. Bonds Irregularly lower. Liberties, convertibles and rails slightly lower. Call money in fair supply at 3 per cent After renewal at 2. Cotton futures barely steady. Off 16 to 18 points. Chicago wheat reactionary. Foreign exchange irregular. HI: HUD vlea, et yesterday afternoon fromAinjuries received when his car with a telephone pole. Forest -Graves, 11; was Instant- ly killed yesterday when struck by an anto on highway twenty, one mite' east of here, as -he darted across the road. SHOOTS GIRL AND SELF IN SUICIDE PACT Paterson, N. J., July "Fate denied us the privilege of happiness ia life; so we go hap- pily to death. We hope our friends, can so realize tie exist- ence of real love." The. above note, signed "Roderic and Jennie" was used as the key today by police in reconstructing the tragedy of A. Roderic Meakle, 28-year old violinist of Ridge- wood, N. J., and Jennie Brauer, 22, a beautiful girl, caught in love's whirlpool. The body of the girl was found slumped across the seat of an automobile, where she had been, shot to death Saturday night and hours later at almost the same spot police discovered the young violinist staggering half conscious from thick, underbrush." That Meakle, who is the son of William R. president and secretary of the Paterson Savings institution, shot, the girl and then himself in a suicide pact, was evident police said. Meakle, who is in serious condi- tion in a hospital, will be charg- ed with murder, if he survives, authorities said. According to police the couple made tho suicide agreement af- ter a meeting with MeaWe's wife. Mrs. Meakle, told of her husband's love for Jennie, had refused to divorce him. Notes left by the lovers indi- cated they had gone to Niagara Falls and on their return plotted their deaths. The letters, writ- ten on Niagara- Falls hotel paper were found beside the girl's body A second note, addressed to the girl's uncle In Brooklyn, was signed "Jennie" and told ot the death pact Meakle's parents, despite state- ments, ot police, said that their son was not married and Miss Jessie Murphy, a school teacher here, said by police to have sec- retly married tho violinist In 1926, denied the marriage. TEN INJURED IN A RIOT OF INDIAN MOB Bombay, July per sons were reported injured todaj in dispa'chts from Poouo when a mob of nationalists went to Yorovda Jail there to honor Mahat ma Gandhi, leader of Ihe "passive' disobedioTicp, boginninrr his third month of Imprisonment Police told the Kiders of the procession it was unlawful assem- bly. The nationalists squatted on their heels and refused to budge. Tho trouble cama when they he- pan calling the police names and threw stones and flower pots. Sev- eral officers were hurt In the en- suing melee. Senate Back in Spec- ial Session to Con- sider Treaty By GEORGE R, HOLMES nternallonal News Service- Staff Correspondent Washington, July loover sent, a vigorous .message o the senate today advocating prompt and unconditional ratifi- ,atlon ot the London naval treaty. So far as he Is" concerned, he ndlcated, the senate can take he treaty as brought home by the American delegates from Londoa or no treaty at all. Hs did not uss the famous Wilsonian phrase. of ratification without the cross-1 ng of a "t" or the dotting of an i" but it was evident from the. one ot his message that ha meant Just'that. "The question, before us :he president said, "Is not wheth- er we shall have a treaty with either three more 8-inch cruisers or four less 6-inch cruisers, or whether we shall have a larger reduction, in. tonnage. "Treaty ot Ko "If is whether we shall .haw this treaty or no .treaty." The president's message waa re ad- to "an attentive' chamber, that contained 58 of the 96 mem- bers" of the more' Quoram. It haA Whratte MB diligent" both republican and', -democralfc leaders drew the absentees- from seashore and other retreats in time for the initial roll: call. Mr. Hoover not only explairied, tho terms of the treaty in his message, but endeavored to ans- wer some of the criticisms ot the pact which have been voiced by admirals of the navy and sena- torial opponents for the past three months. Treaty The treaty, he said, has been 'misrepresented" by its those, he said, "who la reality are opposed to all limitation and re- duction In naval arms." "We must be said, 'expect opposition from groups who believe In unrestricted military strength as an objective of the American nation, indeed find the same type of mlnda In Great Britain and Japan." But, he warned, the alternative to this treaty Is "competitive railding of navies with all Its [low of suspicion, hate, ill .will and ultimate disaster. "It is he went on, "to think that because we are the richest nation in the world we can outbuild, all other countries. Other nations will make any sacrifice to maintain their instru- ments of defense against us and we shall evetually reap in their hostility -and ill will the full measure of the additional burden which we may thus impose upon them." Talr to Alt" The treaty, the -president de- clared, Is fair to the United States, and to'Great Britain; and Japan, the other signatories. The chief criticism of the terms, he admitted, centers around that provision which gives the United States less 8-inch gun. cruisers than the admirals of the American general board think necessary. he asserted, "crit- icism revolves around less than. 3 per cent ot our entire fleet, and even within this 3 per cent comes the lesser Question of whether 30.000 tons of ships armed with S-inch guns are bet- ter than 380.000 tons of ships armed with 6-inch guns." On this point be conceded, the opinion of the navy high com- mand is divided. Mr. Hoover made a point of the global reduction permitted under the terms of the treaty. The aggregate navies of the three powers are reduced by nearly tons, he said. Not as much as had been hoped for but still sufficient to enable all the pow- ers to effect considerable sav- ings. "This treaty does mark an im- portant step In disarmament and In world peace." he concluded. '.It is Im-portant for many rea- sons that It should be dealt with at once. The subject has been under discussion since the Ge- neva conference three years ago The lines of this treaty have been known and under discussion since last' summer. Failure Backward Step The actual document has been before tho American people and before the senate for nearly three months. It has been fav- orably reported by the senate for- (Contlaued on Page Seven) ;