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Oelwein Daily Register (Newspaper) - September 1, 1920, Oelwein, Iowa WfriEtporti of TODAt8 Important of UM World VOL XVNO 28 OVLWBDt FATETTE COtTNTY IOWA 1VBDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 1 1920 50 CENTS PER KOWXB 2 MILLION FH WHITE DECLARES TENTATIVE DEM FUND Denies That the Democrats Had Planned to Raise From Fire Ten Million By United Press By L C Martin Chicago Sept George White chairman of the demo cratic nationalcommittee today told the senate slush fund investigating committee that he had tentatively fixed as the cost of the CoxRoosevelt campaign White de nied that any time the democrats had planned to raise from five to ten million dollars White was called to the witness stand when the hearing on campaign expenditures was re sumed W D Jamison1 Iowa assistant treasurer of the democratic national committee who was scheduled to testify failed to arrive I have not had time to fix definite budgets for the various bureaus said White I have tentatively fixed flOOOOO as the budget for the speakers bureau Are you going to limit the size of contributions Senator Spencer Missouri asked No I have aldeady publicly stated we will not It will depend on the source of the contrib ution Wtoite replied Do you know of any sinister influences trying to make a continuation of profiteering possible through contributions to the Republican arty asked Spencer I have read Governor Coxs charges and he is unusually able to prove his charges replied Wjhite He said he had no evidence tp Spen of GoW cMarges as made in his speech and asked TVhite where evidence could be Attained In each case White said Cox had the evidence He added that in his opinion the testimony presented regarding the pledging of mioral and financial sup port to the republican party toy the Rockfellers and other millionaires and the subscriptions to William Barnes baok Republicanism of 1920 was evidence of of certain interests an under bold on the presidency In response to further questioning White said he had no evidence what ever of the truth of any of Coxs charges REP STATE COM TO SELECT JUDGE Will Name Successor to the Xnte Frank Justice of Iowa Supreme Court By United Press Des Moines Sept republic can state committee is scheduled fto meet here tonight to select a suc cessor to the late Frank Gaynor jus tice of the supreme court Among mentioned as possible succes sors were Judge G W Vermillion Centerviile S D Judge Staley Ce dar Rapids and Judge H C Evans Corydon The candidate chosen by the com mittee for the position is expected t0 be appointed by Governor Harding to complete the Justice Gaynor unexpired term of Gaynors term ex pired January 1921 U S N A YAL SHIP ARRIVES DANZIG Although the Morts of the Tennes see Hffltse to Are rrolmbly Futile By United Press Washington Set lea ders today announced they will start immediately a vigorous campaign to set Kentucky to ratify the amendment granting national en franchisement to women The na iional league of women voters in tends to pushthe Kentucky fight al though its officials said today they believed the attempt by the Tennes see lower house to rescind previous favorable action will not stand According to word here Governor Holcomb lias called a special session of the Kentucky legislature to pass laws providing for registration of wOmeni Suffragists also hoped have the amendment considered FIERCE FIGHTING CONTINUES IN BELFAST TODAY By United Press Belfast Sept Desperate fight ing between Irish factions broke out again in Belfast today SinnFein gunmen fired upon unionist workers in the Sank Hill shipyards from Car rick Hill Soldiers reinforced the workmen and a pitched battle re sulted Ait the same time minor dis turbances Were reported from other parts of the citjk iThe casualties were to day bVithe death of two men and the g of a woman and several soldiers A score have been killed and 200 wounded in previous fighting TWO MAIL PLANE MEN ARE KILLED the Hachiiie Fell JTear Morris town Arew Jersey Bodies Are Burned By United Press Jlorristown N J Sept operators of a mail plane were killed when the machine fell near today Explosion of the gasoline tank started a nre when the machine hit the ground and burned the bodies beyond recognition From letters found in the mail pouches it was in dicated the plane was bouQd from New York to Chicago Miller Dud Birrrson Washington Sept Miller and Gustav Rirerson were the occu pants of the mail plane who were fcurned to death when the plane fell at Morristown office officials Tiere stated Rirerson was a mechan ic and Miller one of the oldest mail pilots in service REPLY TO US POLISH NOTE SALE PROPOSAL NOT GRANTED 1ackm Planned to Sell Control o Their Holdings for to a Holding Company By United Press Washington Sept propos al of big meat packers to sell their control in principal stock yards to p holding company met iWith disapproval of Federal Trade Commissioner Colver the league of women voters today The depart ment of justice indicated the plan will not Be accepted although final decision will be up to Attorney Gen eral Palmer The packers agreed to divestthemselves of the stockyards and the socalled unrelated side lines and proposalfiled in court is a part ofsthe carrying out of the agreement Under the proposal pack er holdings in fifteen yards and ter minal railroads will be sold to a holding company organized by F H Prince Company Bostoni the packers to have something less than a 50 per cent interest in the com pany STRIKERS Thousand Shots Fired During Clash InWest 200 Williamson W Va Sept attack of 200men believed to have been directed at the Howard Colliery company at Chattaroy near Wil liamson was broken up iby eight United States infantrymen Tuesday the soldiers had exchanged shots wtfth the attacking partyac cording to reports reaching here The attacking party was dispersed in the woods Jsurrounding the col liery No casualties were reported More than 1000 shots were exchang ed the sergeant fa charge of the de tachment said An i official bulletin has been is sued by the United Mine Workers calling out at Ponderick Kentucky next Monday This section up to the present has been little af fected by the strike which has been in progress for several weeks IOWA EXPRESS RATES GO UP Hallway Conanisslon Authori Advance of Per fcen and Cream Kate 20 By United Press Des Moines Sept to increase express rates in Iowa per cent was granted the express pornpanies that are doing busi ness in the state by the state railroad commission today An exception was an order boosting milk and rreaw jates 26 per cent Tha rates may become operative ten days after pub lication MAYOR OF CORK NEAR THE END United Press London Sept of bloodis the onljr means by which the life of MacSweeney1 hunger striking Lord Mayor of Cork saved itywas said today by physi cians Mayor iwasIn 4ition most of last night During one of his periods of consciousness he sent hislbrother Sean and to the hunger striking Irish prisoners at Cork TENNHOUSE RENIGS ON THE SUFF ACTION It May Be That the legality of Wo mens Votes Will Be Called Into Court By United Press Washington iSept 1 Action of the Tennessee House late yesterday hi voting to rescind its ratification of the federal suffrage amendment sur prised suffragists and government officials who were studying the pos sible eftlect of the action today There is no precedent for the situation but informal opinions here were that the vote will have no effect It was pointed out that Tennessees j certificate of ratification hadcome to Washington and been approved ana that Secretary Colby had proclaimed the amendment Courts according to government attorneys usually are reluctant to go behind such action The best legal opinion here also was that Tennessee cannot now withdraw its ratification The most Serious aspect of the case as seen here was that the le gality of womens votes may be called into court A final decision probably cannot be had until after the election this Nashville Tenn Sept 1 The Tennessee Uojtf o of representatives with a quorum present for the first time since August 20 from ijts journal today all record of ratification of the federal suffrage amendment arid voted fortyseven to twentyfour with twenty not voting THE WILL GET KENTUCKV GOXPOMERINE IN CONFERENCE By United Press By Walker Columbus Ohio Sept 1 Cox today conferred with Senator on the sen ate campaign funcrprobe at Chicago Pomerine a member of the commit tee arrived unexpectedly this morning but explained that an im portant legal was the reason for the trip He breakfasted with Cox and later talked with him for an hour but the governor said he would make no statement regard ing the conference because of the senators position a member of the committee Bj United Press Berlin Sept American ar J cruiser arrived at Danzig last night it was Pittsburg recently1 from French waters Its presence in Danzig was believed for thepurpose of protecting American shippingin terests WADE ENJOINS TWO CENT FARE Des iMoinesSept Mar ttn J issued an order in fed eral court yesterday restraining the Iowa railroad commission and Bother siate officials from enforcing the old two cent fare law passed in 1907 Hearing on the temporary injunction was set for September 7th senate ratifying the late jpiesterday Governor Roberts upon being noti fied of the houses action declined to make any statement other than to say that the situaion could only be dealt with in a legal manner and was in the nands of Attorney Gen eral Thompson The latter in a let ter read on the house floor ezpress ed the opinion that reconsideration of the resolution of ratification was impossible since the house already had adopted it and Governor Roberts had certified to Secretary of State Colby this action Iby both house and senate MINERS DEFY PRES WILSON And Half of Them Go Out Today Near Pottsvllle Pennsylvania By United Press Pottsville Pa Sept the warning ofPresident Wjilson about fifty per cent of the miners in the southern anthracite field remain ed a wayfrom work today The strike affects principally the Shamokin and Mahonany districts In these sfcc tions the firemen quit work Opera tors have put at work men employed in other departments to prevent the minesfrom flooding GEN PERSHING TO TOUR S AMERICA Ostensibly Trip Will Be to Return Ylsit of President of Brazil By United Press By A L Bradford Washington Sept John J Pershing will tour the principal countries of South America at the end ol this year as a personal representative of Pf esident Wlilson if the jprejsent plans of the state department are carried out it was learned today Pershings trip will foe ostensibly a return of the visit here last year of Dr Epitacio Pesseo President of Brazil The real purpose will toe to further strengthen the ties of friend ship Pershing has been approached by the state department on the ques tion and has agreed to go officials Said FAIRBANK NEWS Dr and Mrs G C Eickelberg spent Sunday with relatives in Rockforu Ia Mrs Mary Sanborn Mrs D SWol gamot and Wolgamot were guests in the home of Mr and Mrs Leverne Brant in Charles City Satur day and Sunday Misses Josetta ind Antonette Hess ling visited last week with friends in Hazleton Mrs M Seitz of Dubuque visited in the home of her aunt Mrs Thomas McCuniff from Friday until Sunday Mr ana jMrs LeeFinch A Consi dine and daughter Naomie spent Fri day in Waterloo ice and Helen Shields Miss Bertha Agnew and it known here bavinf taught a of terms in school btra a lew years atv Fairbank will have an old ed celebration Thursday Sept Mb Banns announcing the marriage of Mr Earl McCuflnlff of Fairbank and Miss Anna MoHugh of Westgate urera read in the Catholic church Sunday The marriage of Miss Emily Tre varthen of Waterloo and Mr Clyde R Sanborn of Fairbank took place Sunday morning Aug 22 at oclock in the home of the brides sister Mrs F J Hbrafali in Water loo iRev EX J Lockwood pastor of the Grace M E church read vice in the presence of immediate family and a few close friends were np attendants The bride wore a traveling suit of blue cloth and car ried an arm bouquet of red She is a graduate of East Waterloo High school anj for several years has been instructor in Eklund Businem college Sihe is very prominent musical circles in iWsaterloo and sesses a pleasing contralto voice groom is the son of Mr and MrsH E Sanlborn living near graduated from the Fai High school and afterward attended Busi ness colleg In Waterloo and is now employed as accountant lor ttteilllt nois Central company Mr and Sanborn left the same day for Cki cago 111 and Tvill return to their home in Waterloo MINERS STRIKE IN PENN DIST 1 By United Press Sept formal re ply to the American warning that I Poland keep its prasent fron tier in its campaign Against the Bol sheviki was delivered at the state depaiKment by Prince Uibormiski Polish Minister here it was learned j today Secretary of State Colby was studying the note anj officials snicl it probably would be made public hit a few hours SOME OF AMERICAS BEST AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES IworiclsRecord By United Press Wilkcrboro Pa Sept gent miners dissatisfied with the wage award of President Wilsons npthracite coal oonunisaion met here todav nml voted unanimously in fa vor of a strike to siart tomorrow morning In dUVrict No 1 of the an thracite Sixtynine out of 130 local unions were represented at the meeting DESERTION IT I i County Miy Coiustock fs dtnvnf 1 from Wjest Union this afternoon to i j represent the state before the su I parlor court in a desertion case in j which a wife accuses her husband of leaving her failing tn semi fund j for her support He says i is not i true Up to the hearing had not begun LOREN MURCHESOn r All eyes are turned toward Antwerp HeiKium whore An mor laurtl Htr am aome of the recordbreaktw best aw looker M J Northrup and daughters were in Oelweln on business Thursday Miss Amelia Guxitz of Albert Lee Minn is visiting in the home of Mr and Mrs A A Garber Mrs O A Fox and family of Dubu que are guests inthe home of her son Floyd Fox and wife v A B Hessling wias in Independence on business Thursday Mrs Charles Navotny and two dau ghters Phebeann and Norma oC Kim ball S D Mrs Charles Floyd of Wa coma and Frel Tunks of Belle Plaine were gufests in the home of Mr and Mrs S A Coffin last week Mrs P F McCunniff was in Oel wetn Friday Mr and Mrs G HSwartling of Hazleton are guests in the home of her parents Mr and Mrs Frank Finch There was a large number from Fairbank attended the fair in Jesup last week Rev Walter Edie pastor of the M E church is now taking his summer vacation Miss Vera Wenger of Fairbank and FraDjk Weisser of Peoria Illinois were guests in the home of Dr and Mrs G B Ward Thursday who has employ ment in Oelweln spent Sunday with his family in Fairbank N Elliott and daughter Ethel spent Friday in Oelwein Rev and Mrs J G Eaton returned Thursday from Mason City where they were visiting in the home of their son and family JMcAlene of Dubuque was a week ena guest in the home ol Mrs Thom as McCunniff Mrs X P Ellis and children of Dubuque were guests in the home of her paretns Mr and Mrs John Ryan and other relatives here last week Mrs Ira Wilson of Waterloo was a guest in the home of her mother Mrs Mary Shannpn Sunday J Mr and Mrs Frank Hlgglnsof In I dependence were guests in the home of her mother Mrs Wei Reed Sunday Mr and Mrs Thonips Spence ot Oelweln were guests in the home of j Mr and Mrs Frank Fay Sunday j Mrs John Clark and sou of Ha zleton Were guests in the A T Con sidine horrie Sunday Mr and Mrs Rov Sanders and children left Saturday to visit in the home of Mr and Mrs Leroy Hiies at Kstherville Mrs George Brown of Plains Mon tana was a guest in the home of Dr awl Mrs C n Bothwell Friday and Saturday Mrs Brown was formerly Animals Have No Sense of Rhythm Animals huve no sense of rhythm though they may be taught to This is the sinuounceRieut of Doctor Craig of the University of Maine Horses driven in span he says in thft Guide to Nature make no attempt to step togetherTwo birds sweetly they sing solo never atnfta time one nnother nor animals of the circus get tbeir rhythm from the trainer not from the CHICAGO MARKET LATE QUOTATIONS HOGS Estimated1 receipts today 14600 hold over 8930 market nJOrt ly steady yesterdays averagebulk of sales to top early heavy weight medium and choice to ium s weigfcjt medium good anH choice to V common medium a otee i to bhts com mon medium good hoice to heavy sons smooth to packiflg sows rough to pigs medium good and choice to CATTL receipts today 11000 ciu j steers and steady Others opened slow to 25 cents lower calves and bu1 steady beef steers medium and heavy weight choice and prime to medium and prime to common and medium to light weight good and choice to common and medium to butcher cattle heifers common medium good and choice to cows common medium good and choice to bulls bologna and beef to canners and cutters cows and heifers to canner steers to jveal calves and heavy weight good and choice to J feeder steers common med j ium good and choice to i stocker steers common mediuii j good and choice to stocker cows and heifers common j medium good and choice to 1 western rawse cattle steers medium good hoica to eifem medium good and c 475O t3 i SHEEP Estimated todar 13000 killing clasaec K to 50 lower feeders slow to lower HUB OTTT JTARltM Thn rrice for the Oeljvein August 30 as shown by the Hens 22K 2S 014 Roosters I Ducks 20 OMM IS Turkeys 2227 45 Crmn N
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