Billings Weekly Gazette, July 31, 1923

Billings Weekly Gazette

July 31, 1923

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Billings Weekly Gazette (Newspaper) - July 31, 1923, Billings, Montana Scraps From the Editorial Wa-tebasket j Sifted From the Grul _ BJ to peel to him eloquent and Instan- tajieous. "When wo has satisfied the "Inside man Iho wrangler suggests that It's lots of daylight left, so why not have a lefeon before night Infests the day, or Vords lo that effect, and we docs so. He takes mo out to tho big pasture where there ain't for half, a to prove a obstacle for a new driver and he proceeds to show me the easiness of drivin1. Then we gets out and he Introduces me to what he .calls the intimacies; of Mils here (Joel-proof rock crusher. He takes off Us hood and points out the citrb on eater, which sprays the gas In the right proportions Into the Eillcntfers, ns he tells it. this here beln' part of the vitals of the machine and S. N. Shell lo Us opcra- linn at all times. Havin' learned this, 1 gets an introduction to the Doffer N. Shell find the rear X. which they too has to oo workin' if you wants 'to go from hither to yon at any time. "Then we takes n look at the trans- which it seems It has been adoptfri from Iho Spaniards who come POTATOES AND LARD ONLY CAN MAINTAIN CUNO CABINET GRIP Food Crisis Threatens to Force German Minis- Latest Replies of Bel gium and France De livered Without Brit ish Feeling Relieved London. July Frenc and Belgian ambassadors, Monday eve ning, handed to Lord Curzon, secretary of state for foreign affairs, the replies of their governments to the British rote proposing negotiations with Germany to solve the problem of the Ruhr and the greater problem of German reparations. Thus ended one chapter in the trying negotiations. Yet It Is a question In the mind of British whether these notes do morej than open another chapter In the some process. If Premier Baldwin has brought about any change resembling finality or an allied agreement, he will be acclaimed as a worker. But there are no signs' miracle has been worked. i Premier Baldwin and Tjord cherish no such optimism. Both spcke briefly In commons and lords, respectively Monday, on the posi- tion of the negotiations at that moment. Both were terse; neither voiced any hope that Great Britain and had drawn closer together. Seven Miles of 0.1 Tracks Under' Water; Hundreds of Houses Completely Covered. Baltimore. July flood in Car- oil county, believed to have heen aurred by a cloudburst, has many acres long the north branch of the I'ataps- river under wa t or. Huntlre-ds of ouses are almost completely covcrcO 'Ith water. One entire town. Marriotsvillc, is re- orted under water, property damage Is heavy, but no loss of life has been oported. Stan y t own s have been cut nit from other parts of the state. No word has been received from them since late Monday afternoon. Many )Ic-ces of furniture floating down o river. fYccordlns to word from Sykesville and Pikesville, on the south branch of the these towns also are under water.1 Seven mites of track of the Balti- more Ohio railroad are reported submerged. At o'clock, half rv stone dam about 100 yards was swept by the torrent, causing the high miters at the bridge to mount even higher Barns on the Carroll county sUIe the branch were swept away. Presidential Headquarters, Palace Hotel, San FrancUco, July The bulletin Issued at 9-.10 p. m. on President Hard I no'3 condition reads as "Definite central patches of bron- cho.pnuemonla In the right lung a> Indicated clinically and by the "Nourishment Is being taken regu- lar and the abdominal symptoms are less noticeable. "While his condition Is grave, he Is making a strong fight against the Infection, "Pulse, temperature and reaplra tlon are about the same shown In the previous report. "C. E. Sawyer, M. D., Ray Lyman Wlbur, M. William M. Cooper M. O-, J. T. Bcone, M. D., Huberl Work, M. D." WHS Kl Fanatics Want to Mas- sacre Philippine Constabulary. KILLED WIFE; THE TRAIN CUT OFF HIS LEGS Pittsburgh, July Coyne, whose bride of a few weeks wasi found dead In their home at Port Perry, a suburb, July 17, Monday con- fessed to Chief Robert Braun, of the county that he kilted her, Coyne's confession was made In tht hospital where he was taken after fie .lost his legs In a shortly after .the crime. Manila, July Philippine constabulary has unearthed a plot by Moros to annihilate constabulary de- tachments' etatlone'd at Ganuasa In the Itslrict of It was announced re, Monday. Constabulary officials said a band of fanatical Moroo of the Mohammedan church had taken an oath on tho Koran to avenge the death of their relatives as a result of constabulary movements in .1520. No arrests have'been made, but of- ficers are taking precautions against an attack. No particular attack WHS referred to In connection1 with the plot. During and since ilSSO the constabulary has been sent.anymff the to suppress uprisings, some, of which were saW to hive had" religious significance. Right Lung Has Developed Broncho-Pneumo- nia and Heart Action Is 50 Above Normal; Physicians Leave Consultation With Long Faces; Crisis Not Immediate; Shift to Worse Came After Day That Indicated Improve- ment; Took Broth; Plan Washington Return. I Presidential Headquarters, San Francisco, July condition became grave Monday night, and an announcement was made .to that effect after a consultation by physicians in attendance upon the chief executive. The physicians declared in a statement that "definite central patches of broncho-pneumonia had developed in the right lung as indicated clinically and by the X-ray. The development of pneumonia was the one thing which Brigadier General Sawyer, the president's personal physician, had said less than two hours earlier he feared almost above all else as a complication. As a measure of precaution, oxygen were brought into the hotel late night by the who said_the nesd for that administration had not appeared at that time. The oxygen would be administrated, it was explained, only in case the patient showed difficulty in breathing'because of congestion in his lungs. All of the physicians who had participated in the previoui consultations, with the exception of Dr. Ray Lyman Wilbur, met in this third conference at night. Secretary Work, one of the consulting physicians, left the consulting rooms plainly disturbed by the change in the president's rendition. He was joined by Secretary Hoover and with another of the physicians, Dr. Ray Lyman Wilbur, went to another floor of the hotel to talk over the situation. Dr. Wilbur's counte- STICK TO TREATY. Paris, July French and Belgian notes in answer to the British reparations communication were bothp slightly retouched before being trans- mitted for their expected delivery m London Monday afternoon. This came try Out; Agents Sent Scurrying to It Is asserted In well-informed quffr- ters that Premier Polncare's rtply is set squarely on the treaty of Ver- sailles and Franco-Belgian policy out- lined'on January, that negotiations with Germany arc impossible until her passive resistance ceases, i.tJ that the evacuation of the Ituhr Is impossible until-the payment of is ab- solutely guaranteed. The Belgian note, is in accord with the French on the set points. It is stated, although1 differing on other features. and Denmark to Buy Supplies Required. July and fats are two commodities destined to play an important part in determining the Cuno ministry's further tenure of office. If the government succeeds In effecting an early improvement food situation In greater Berlin and other Industrial centers, particularly In the Ruhr, the social and political crisis which threw Berlin into a panic last week will have been overcome. The government Monday Btarted.on-a hurried market trip in Holland and Denmark, having Instructed the relchs Dank to surrender a liberal amount of Its reae'rves of foreign currencies to purchase Dutch potatoes and American and Danish lard, tho two articles miss- Ing from the local market. London. July Central News correspondent at Berlin has the following dispatch here: ".Tour correspondent learns In veil informed political quarters that ,-the resignation of tho Cuno cabinet Is cer- tain. Herr Cuno, himself, is convinced that this step must be taken. It Is understood that the leaders of the new cabinet will he Paul Loeb, president of the relclistag-, and Dr. Gustav strese- man, leader of the people's party. "A, definite decision will not he reached before tho meeting of the retchstag tho end of next week-" REMNANTS OF CASH LOCKED UP BANK Depositors Stand Around Ajk Unlooted Assets Are Carted Away to Vaults of Another Insti- tution; Grand Jury Probe Proposed. v Denver, July of depositors stood In front of the closed Hlbernia Bank Trust company Monday and caw all of the cash left in the Hibernia vaults transferred to the American Bank Trust Co. for safe keeping. In the crowd were many women, bankbooks in hand, eager to learn when they could obtain some of the funds they had deposited Perpetrator of Eight Furnishes Last Texas Legal Hanging. ES PLEA over with I'onsy Corner whose n: the I-iion or some all the papers at the time, and it lias mbrc gears than they Iti stock at HIR gearnse where 1 buys It. them all In oil and 'lookl'n' Fhlny antl promfain'. He shows me all about the brakes and tells me a lot about the mag. which It seems U ain't one of these here bird pests a-tall but some thin1 that feedfi currants to spark plugs. If you follows me, which you no doubt does. Then finely ho introduces mo to Jenny Rater, who seems to be thero to can moro cur- rants while the engine Is runhln' so tho mag will have plenty -to eat from time betimes, as tho sayln' goes. "Now he has fihowed me all this here car has got, tho wrangler, which his name should of lieeri Chief Gall, tells "me I know all about U and lo hop In and tako tho wheel. I DeMcrs, but he pool-prvoia me and to keep a piece In tho family I does obcdEent. I the engine to my surprise find then beln' boldecl by success I puts 'er down Waco, Tex.. July Mitchell, confessed murderer of Sirs. W. r. Drls- kill, Harriet Bolton, Grady Sklpworth, W E. Holt and Mrs. Ethel Denecamp, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Barker and 13- year-old Homer Turk, within a period of Ihc last IS months, was hanged In the county Jail, Monday, Sheriff Steagal sprang tho trap at a. nf and the was removed from negro's neck at a. m.. after thousands of persons had viewed the swaying body. It probably was the last legal hang- ing in Texas. The law for electrocut- ing persons convicted and given the deaths-penalty becomes operative Au- gust 1. If Donnelly Reopens Long and Short Haul Will Be Asked. nance was grave. Soon after the issuance of the'bulletin Lieutenant Com- mander Boone -went out walk; which, he aai4> plight well he-interpreted as meaning that the crisis was not inune- d lately expected. T SHOWED IMPROVEMENT. Announcement was made that there would; be no further consultations or bulletins Issued during the night, unless there was a decided change in the coli- ditlon of. the chief executive. Up to Monday evening the president's illness had seemed to be responding to the careful treatment of. the physicians and to the complete rest, But the first bulletin of the evening, issued at brought the statement that the patient's condition was, ut least, serious. It noted only a slight decrease In temperature and a rapid rise in pulse and respiration, and, moreover, tnat there was evidence of congestion In one lung, whereas the physicians" statement Issued shortly, before noon had described the lungs as clear. Storm Warnings Up. Brigadier General Sawyer supple- mented the statement In .a frank talk with newspaper men. In the course of which he said the term "serious." as U. S. SELLS TIMBER, Washington, July of board feet of timber of the Mormon Lake and Sawmill Springs unit on the Coconln national forest In Arizona at an average of J2.25 per thousand feet waa approved Monday by the depart- ment of agriculture. The tract in volved covers 2S.OOO acres. RAIL HEARING SEPT. 13. Spokane, July freight based on the length of haul on :ho iranscontlnentaj lines from the east to Inlermountain points will be demand made upon tho interstate com- merce commission by officials of the Intermediate Rate association. If rail carriers insist upon the long and short haul question in a discrimina- tory manner. Jame? A. Ford, secre- tary of the Intermediate Rate associa- tion declared Mond.i y. Mr. Ford Issvert this statement In reply to the of Charles Donnelly, president of tho Nortliyrn I'nclftc Railroad that his line would make application tho Inter- slat d commerce commission for per- mission to cut rales -to the Pacific coast terminals. KING AND POPE MAKE INQUIRY AS TO HARDING Rome, July Victor Em- manuel Monday expressed deep regret over the illness of President Harclng. The king, who staying in Piedmont, has requested that all reports concern- ing the president's condition be com- municated-to him there. Pope Piua also has requested Car- dinal Gasparri, papal secretary of state, to obtain all news available in regard to tho president's Illness. The pontiff expressed the hope that the president soon would be well again- BITTER WORDS MARK DECISION REDUCING PAY REFINERY SHUTS DOWN. Tonca City, Okla.. July of crude oil Into Marland Kcfincry com- pany stills stopped at 1 o'clock Monday afternoon. The shutdown will be ef- fective probably during the entire month of An grist. storage. Gasoline will lie run from In low, leta tn the crutch and I'm a sun-wrinkled Snlly Marnier If she don't move right off ns if I focnn 'Ijln1 it for years. We races round the (Contfnued on Page 2, Column Helena, .July case of the Montana railroad commission the Interstate railroads operating In Montana has been set by the Interstate commerce commission for hearing Sep- tember 13, according to announcement made by the state commission here Mpnda y. Th o Montana com ml s s Ion asked for a reduction on when; and other grain rates. The case originally was set for last May, but was poat- KICKED DY HORSE. Reed Point. July Brumfleld WAS the victim of a ver; painful accident Friday, night when horec ho was etideavorlng to catc kicked him In the breaking hf none in two places. Hd waa als kicked on the leg sustaining a bn bruise just lielow Ihc knee. The were Immediately set by Dr. Swart so and It Is hoped no complications arlM. in tho institution. Maurice Mandell, Loo H. Floyd and JohVt Harrington, alleged conspirators In the theft of still were .held in the county jail In default of bond. which, in the caso of Man Is set at J250.000 and In tho other two cases at J20.QOO each. Stato bank examiner.-? continuing to audit the bank's bocks hoped to complete their work by nfght. Mrs. J. Franccs Leonard, stockholder In tho institution, wis ex- pec d to reach Den ver from Wa all Ington. Upon her arrival, it was an- nounced, a meeting of officers of the bank will be held to consider the re- opening of the Institution. Indications were Hint a special grand jury to probe the looting of the Institu- tion would be called within the next few- days. District Attorney Philip Van Ctse Is out of the city on a mysterious i mission, understood to have a bearing on the bank closing1. Dis- trict Attorney Koblnson declared: "A grand jury is the only way get a full and complete investigation." President E. Ryan, of the bank, who rushed from Siwkane when he was advised there was a shortage, centered ifs attention on chpcfeinsr assets of Mandell, which may be seized for tho bank. used that the bulletin, meant not president's condition was C Farmer-Labor Sena- tors Send Telegram to President Chicago. July p. on and K. F- Grabel, labor members f the United States railroad labor rd, in a dissenting opinion to a de- iston rendered and made public Mon- ay, dfrclarefl thit the Federated Shops Crafts' strike of 1S22 was proh bly, to the- incapability of Chairman Ben Hooper and K, M, Barton to nderslnnrt tho value placed upon trade union ethics by bona fide trade jnior.s." Chairman Hooper and Judge Barton are members of the public group of the board. The statement wan made in ft dis- enUng- opinion rendered by the board which reduced the wanes of employes if the Kansas City, Mexico Orient and the Kansas City. Mexico Orient railroad Company of .Terns to he wage scale that prevallVd at the crmlnatton of the federal control of the carrier, RA TH JOHNSON URGED TO RUN Chicago, July urging Senator Hlrnm Johnson of California, lo announce his for president, have been received by the senator, aa announced liy thft chairman of the Progressive Alliance of America, which Is opening up here. PRAYERS FOR HARDING. New York, July for the recovery of President Harding were of- fered Monday ittght at meetings htld Tuesday for thetr military' training here by l.QQO yoims men who will leave Jury Thinks Heavily Insured Man Died Butterfly Death. San Francisco, July coroner's Jury tn the case of Itahbi Martin A. Meyer, of Temple Kmmanu-ET, vrhr was found dead In his study on th morning of June 27 as the result o poisoning, returned a verdict, Momla> slating that death was accidents Relatives testified to finding a bottle o quick-acting1 poison In Rabbi Meyer' desk and literature on the preservatlo of butterflies. Relatives testified tha ho'had used the poison In preservln lutterfllep. Insurance men testified that Rabl Meyer held life insurance for and one of the policies, which cilled fo and was taken out in Jamiar of this year, contained a clause, statir lhat no payment would be made In th event of suicide. camp at PI alls-burgh, Major General Balfott! addressed two meciinys tn Manhattan. -t---------- PRESIDENT'S SISTER COOL. SJanta Anna, Cat-, July RO.-rMra. P E. sister rf President Hard ing, today that while er'a Illness worried her, alarmed'as to the outcome." Minneapolis. July ardlng was urged to call an extra sMon of congress without delay to with agricultural problems g the nation, at a conference of fnur nlted Stales senators of the northwest ero Monday. Tho session was'attended by Senators mllh W. Brookhart of Iowa, J. razler of North Dakota, and Senators- ect Magnus Johnson and Herrick lipstead'of Minnesota. After several o.ied conferences tho senators agreed lat an extra session should be called once, but decided to put forward no Ian at this time for ftxlng the price r wheat or taking up the surplus. The telegram, signed by each of the cnators. was sent to the president at an Fra n clsco, in n re of B rl ga n E t-r era I Sawyer, the president's phys I- lan. with the request "that It bo de- ivered when tho president's health 'fcrmits. Will Join LaFoElette. AH of the senators and'senators-elect mnounced they would Join the ]A Fol- ette group tn congress. Senator I-i Follette has staled his op pots) t Eon to an extra session of congress at this time. No agreement reached on plans ror stabbing the wheat price. Scna- .ors Brookhart and- FrazEer are lA ac- cord on Brookhart's plan (o fix the price on the entire crop, raise the tariff n order that no wheat may pur- chased from outclde, sell what the do- mestic markets will consume and have the government take over the balance at the fixed price. Aim to Force Wheat Up. "Put up the tariff so they can't buy outside- and they will have to take the wheat at the fixed Senator Brookhart Sen a tor-elect Shlpstead declared that he has reliable Information that the re- but as "threatening to become dangerous." "The storm -warnings arc said General Sawyer, "that is what I mean by 'serious.' The president's physician showed :io hesitancy In declaring that the threatening complication waa the oedem- atous condltfon 'of the lungs, which made its appearance during the after- noon. He announced that X-ray photo- graphs had been 'taken, with the aid of which he hoped to be able to ascer- tain by morning" or some time Tuesday .whether there might b'e an Inflamma- tion of a grave nature. The most encouraging feature of the evening's statement, issued at was that the chief executive had taken some nourishment and had been faii'ly comfortable during the day. The build- tin. Issued after an hour's consulta- tion by thfe physicians, stated: Bulletin Shows. Recessions. "The president's condition is as fol- lows: "Temperature 100.6 degrees. "Pulso 125. port of tho secretary of agriculture that there are bushels of surplus wheat Es erroneou "I have Information from a reliable source lhat there Is very HttTo surplus." ho said. "If it Is intentptal. "that Hie secretary of agriculture's re- port on the surplus is not true, then he is wont scoundrel In the coun- try." "Respiration, 44 and somewhat Irreg- ular "There In some cough and evidence of congestion tn one lung. He bad taken some nourishment. "Except for weakness and ness he has been fairly comfortable during the day, though his condition Is a serious one. "C. E. Sawyer, M, D., Raymond lay- man Wilbur, M. D., C. M. Cooper. 51. J. T. Boone, if. D., Hubert Work, M. D. Battle of Forces. At the present lime, General Sawyer said, there was in progress .1 battle be- tween the relative forces of the patient, which, he said, had been weakened as a result of the trying physical exertions which attended his travels and the at- tacking forces which grew out of the original plomaino poisoning. General Sawyer paid the situation mlght be Kummarized by say 1 ng that tho "president had the predisposition (to resist the attacking forces) then the exciting muse (ptomaine poisoning) and now Is handicapped to throw off complications which have and may con- tinuo to arise." "Handicapped "We are running with a very handi- capped machine." he added, meaning the president's physical condition. "The liability Is the condition with which we now have to contend and the possible implication of other organs none of which Is safe from attack under such circumstances." The problem at this time, said Gen- eral Sawyer, is to fret the machine strengthened so that Iv wil! have power to resist the attacks being made upon it. He added that It was fmposslble to say when that stage In the ease would bfl reached. No Pneumonia; PotilbEy as Bad. Missoula Man Under Hallucination E n e- mies Are After Him By Wireless Means. Helena, July second Instance ol Insanity apparently on the subject of radio within a week's time Is'puzzling the county authorities. George Casselman, who said his home is Missoula and that he walked from that place to Helena In his efforts to escape radio activity set in motion by his enemies, who are determined to "get was placed In the county jail Monday. Casselman called at the county attor- ney's office and engaged Deputy Hugh Adalr In conversation. It was not Icng before Cass'elman's drift made It plain he was suffering from mental aberra- tion and Mr. Adalr, on a pretext, used the telephone to call Sheriff Jim Barnes upstairs. Casselman was taken across the street and lodged fn pending a hearing. Casselman is abount 35 years old, and nothing is known here of his family. A few days ago, C. W. Porter, was taken Into custody at the Harvey hotel, where he had registered from Mtnk> Park, Cal. He was suffering from Illu- sions of radio enemies. His condition, after being placed-In Jail for safe-keep- ing, necessitated the attention of ,1 phy- sician. His daughter, Mrs. Torrence, of Tacoma Is on her way to Helena, ac- cording to a telegram to Deputy County Attorney George W. Padbury, Jr. Por- ter was form erly In th e mercantile business at Whitehall and Is said to be a man of means. MOTHER FAILS TO GET KIDDIES TO DEATH CELL (Continued on 2, column 4.) Chicago. July 30.-Mrs, Sahelle Nlttl Cruclelle. under sentence to lie hangftfl October 12. for the murder of Frank Nlttl. her first husband, was partly suc- cessful In her fight to gain custody of her uvo children, aged four and years, by keeping them from James and Anna Volpe. who testified against her In her trial. She wanted with her In .her Jail cell, but court awardfd them to St. Joseph's home. The court decided the children could rot stay wits the after ques- tioning Phllomena. six years old. the little girl Mid, "we on the floor. The dogs do too. There'j Xlnpcr and Puppy and the other and some cats." "They can't go to Judgo JoMph Sr.balh declared. "They will have a great deal to live down, and we imilt give them the best can." DIVING IS DIFFERENT. Miles Ctty, July Milton, the well-known roundup and bulldopgflr, WAS In CltT Monday on his nay to with his face all decorated up with pttckM or court plaster. Then were M Injuries lie received when dM MMt diving In Fallen creek at Iimay Ban- Any. Ho collided with a rock In KLream and now carrlel a two-lncb till on his forehead, a Urge lump OB Ml head and Mvtral ;