Billings Weekly Gazette, October 9, 1923

Billings Weekly Gazette

October 09, 1923

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Billings Weekly Gazette (Newspaper) - October 9, 1923, Billings, Montana Scraps From the Editorial Sifted From the Grill -----BT WILL AIKRN Dear distant be It from mo to boast of any virtues th'ey Is In uinhto me or anything cmmanaun from my feo-blll pen, doctors Is give to uayln'. but regards for ihe truth and a deslro to keep you full nncl Informed as to everything that trans- pires In my'JcwlBhdletlon mo to 6ay that my mold and effort- as a co-respondent.of The Paper has causei one of tho most noticeable few roars that has through our Bpas- modlcal peaceful settlement, which wi lias never yet been hewmlllyatcd by the .Jippolntment of a-Hneclal deputy sheriff once, and lie'probable liasii't ceased goin' yet slnco a party of highly sus pected citizens undertook to show him wo was a law-abldin' people and dluX want nothln' more than a square dea V and no eepyln' on age by no minion 1 or nonpayrells of the law. FHE BILLINGS GAZETTE THE ACE OF MONTANA NEWSPAPERS WEEKLY EDITION VOL. 13. PRICE FIVE CENTS BILLINGS, MONTANA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER I. N. 6. H. V. World Full AwocUtod FNM ABOR OUSTS DUNN AS RED WHEAT MEN PltK CO-OPERATIVE MARKETING But as I was proccedin1 to advls when this aresistible desire to dlt. tnkea mo, my first batch ol Items to have tooK the fancy of many intelligent half of our population, while the remainder Is on the keo vee, as v> used to say In France, for because the JB anxious to know what the bushwa Is talkln' about- Therefore i lias bee disturbed in my ranch work im Hide eiulurin' of the past week by folks who cornea from (ar about here to ask I take their subscriptions to The Paper, them havln' seen a recent issue und beln' Impressed by the thought that our progressln' community la to be wrote up regular and efficient so the outside-world can find us on the map, although, we ain't yet got into no spotted light on account they la a champinshlp fight pulled off here In process alt uur financial institu- tions Is crippled beyond the point where they can even get around on crutches. Of course, me beln' the regulai pointed co-respondent _thalaway, 1 has to answer yes, and glad to, so I'n Bcndln' on another sheet a list of auto pc-Tiliers to who you will please begin Gcndiii' The. Paper to whom with th number in which tlutee Items appears I'm not sendln' no money, for becaua i they Is none took in so far. But I ha HJJ ha If a freight car load of truck, rangir dry onions to a live Iamb, wlitc 1 has took in I.ou of the cash, me fig urln' to get a little the best of tiie mar ket in deal, to allow for shrinkage i, f ami fcolin1 siire that the produce an livestock could be absorbed by th merryads of workers which t has sa in your shop. If not, then when, 1 shi] them over ihey can be sold at th stores and tho cash gave to m payin' the difference, if any. But Jet us not transact too muc business in these here items, writ they ure Intended soly to let the wor know what happens over our way. T week is rather dull in social waj which I gets that from the eocie pages of a Fort Worth paper, me hav been a advanced subscriber to w paper trom my youth up to now a hopea to be to the end, for old Sign, the, editor's sake. However, we can get along in the sp of this fact, which we will now to do so- Fewett Flames Fresh. Our normal peaceable community became- a gog over what Is repor to have been A re crude1 essencfi of severe fewed that has for some time. Merchant Found Delir- ous in Brash; Money jone, Result of R. Man, Seeing. Light. liozeman. Oct. ernal injuries and bruises received hen his automobile plunged down cep grado about eight miles east cl ;ore, and from pnuemonta contracted urine approximately 60 hours of ex- sure, Carl Miller, local'buslness man, it home here between life and ath. Mystery surrounds the circum- onces of the accident and. unless illor regains consciousness, it pro'n- ,-ly will never be known what caused IP wreck. Miller left Ddzeman last Wednesday r Livingston. his wife lie Imii uslness to transact there and would elurn that night. Thursday night a railroad man le- nrted here that he had seen automo- ile lights in tile canyon, some distance clow the highway, hut so far as can ie learned no investigation was The same man. on his return trip umlay morning, again reported seelne he car on arriving at Livingston. lailroad officials gave orders to a train row traveling west to investigate, and (tor- some trouble Miller's automobile found completely hidden In the PRINCE GOOD SAMARITAN TO CRIPPLED VET Ottawa, Ont, Oct. Prince of Lord Renfrew, as long as.he stayi In Is keen for his flolf, but keener lor the welfare of returned soldiers. An Incident came to light Monday to prove this. While riding Sunday In i taxi to a local links, the royal visitor saw a' crippled veteran accidently pushed from-a sidewalk by a crowd .eager to' catch a glimpse of the prince. Lord Renfrew ordered Ws chauffeur 'to stop, picked up the veteran, chased hla hat for him, shook hands and departed. Monday the prince Indulged In golf and squash and later kept some so clal engaaeriient3- ft Coolidge Mission Sits Kels Refuses Counsel in With Leaders and and Is Satisfied to Pledges Federal Sup- port to Cross Slough. Oct! Lifting the HCE5 EH IN. l in Is alleged, been exEatln' between Dekin Doremua Dodds, "Red" Embers, our postmaster-editor (which I would eay I hopes the Dekin wins ultimate except for the fact I must not put no colorin' matter in these here co-respon- dents.) Our readers will recall the incident of a few numbers ago, when the Dekin, goaded to dissipation as you might say tries to make "Red" a invalid, hut latlln' on account your co-respondent between the beligerence, as you- all' recalls. Well, It appears In >the last Issuo of his paper "Red" reports a hurl knee of the Dpkln's and refers to him as "our most forward lookin' and nack- i ward steppin1 citizen." which, it is re- ported, sets the Dekin seethiu' with Indignance. lie is said to have served Inoticc on "Red" that IT he persists "more filrther in ridiculin' he wil have him hailed out in court. Dame Rumor hath it that "Red" who I wil say has a complete set of ncrven, ijay! ho ain't dcalin' In no white feathers and the nest issue of h19 rng is e> pected with eagerness on many baited fcreaths. Peace, brethren, peace) and on further, search the men >und -Miller about 100 -yards from the oar, practically unclothed and uncon- scious. Miller, is said by his wife to have if en carrying considerable currency when he left hero and, supposedly, when he left Livingston on the return trip, and the sheriff's office is investi- gating to see if there is any evidence of foul play. In his delirium the mar has spoken of the money, not on his person, when' he fpuffo, but so far has given no Information that Is intelligible. STEAMER LOSES PROPELLOR. Frkri'clscn, Oct Sebree en route fi to San Francisco, lost miles north of Point. Cabrlilo. than 100 persons are aboard. With Which Convicts Killed Three. Louisville. Ky., Oct. S.-W-Mrs. Lil- lian Walters, widow of Ihe reputed leader of the trio o( convict-murderers found dead In a barricaded mess hall at western state penitentiary.. Ed- dyville late Saturday, when the build- ing was entered after an 81-hour siege, faces tho possibility of a trial on a charge of murder as the result of slay- ing ol three prison guards In the break for liberty of Iier husband and his companions.. In a signed statement, made public by police. Monday, Mrs. Walters, who Is li custody here, admitted an active part In and srnugeHnlT prjqon with-which the guards were "slain. "r wheat farmer from his present slough of financial difficulties and low prices to the level of the cotton and tobacco grpweis by the same means that lifted marketing on a na- tional decided upon Monday hy representative co-operatlye and ag- ricultural leaders called into confer- as the best mean's of correcting the present national situation in wheat Immediate survey of the six principa wheat-growing states with ihe in mind of working through .presen facilities where they exist and creatin; them' where they are not, was voted hy 'the conference, which resolved itself into a permanent committee and elected an executive committee former governor Frank O. Lowdcn as chairman to carry on the work. U. S. Inveitlgators Approve. Eugene, Meyer, Jr., managing director of -the war finance corporation, Frank Mondell. another: director, and G. H. Yohe, of the'bureau :qf agricultural economies, appointed by President Cool- idge to investigate the wheat situation, Let Law Take Course in Insurance Murder, Stockton, Oct. A. Kels. a leading citizen of tho'community of and confessed iierpetrator of a weird murder, meant to shield him from financial disaster, started Monday'night in a ftnal straightening up of earthly affairs in the expectation of being sentenced Wednesday to death on tho gallows at San Quentin prison. "Nothing remains to be Supe- rior Judge fB. M. Young said alter long and exhaustive examination or the prisoner Monday. "The court has gone BIRD SENTINEL FED SALT UNTIL SHRIEK FAILED New York, Oct. a cockatoo foiled efforts of police to raid an apartment In Chinatown, where, It had been reported, opium was being smoked. Whenever a white approached the apart- ment door, the police flay, the cock, atoo In a cage would the equivalent for anil the per- sonj Inside would escape. Monday night the police sent a email Chinese boy to the apartment with a pocketfull of very salty crackers. he fed to cock, atoo and when the detectives of the narcotic squad arrived the sentinel's throat was so dry It could not shriek. The detectives arrested four Chinese ONE BIG UNION IDEA REJECTED ALSOBYA.F. the judgment." _> Young intimated that sentence would be death, when he totd Kels, "I cannot entertain any mercy, and 1 hope you understand Ihati" he said. Kels replied indifferently that he did. In keeping with .its previous state-1 Socialist Ranks Out- vote Communists and Others. Butte Radical Referred to as Traitor to Union- ism and Through His Paper Read to Substantiate Charges; Conventiim. De- nounces K. K. K. and Warns All Workers Portland, Ore., Oct American Federation of Labor, in convention here Monday, revoked the credentMU of William F. Dunn, of Botte Central Labor a. dele- gate, in a spirited session during which Dunn was character- [zed by speakers as a "traitor to organized labor, on account of his alleged activities as a communist _.: The vote as announced was yeas and 133 noes. Complaints by United Mine Workers of the United States against Dunn's utterances through the Butte Bulletin, of which he is editor, figured in charges during the debate occupied most of the convention's two sessions, Monday. Following the unseating of Dunn; the convention rejected three resolutions proposing that unions be consolidated along siit hi the convention and, following Its conclusion, declared they saw in co- operative marketing the real solution n the wheat problejn and assured the committee of the support of the ad- ministration and of the governmental agencies that may be able to help the ------i i jiormay TlJgiH. ments the prosecutors office made nor, ,n Stre5emann government c-coinmcmlations of any kind. Kels th German nationalists. Ihe dleivered himself up to tne people's party and the com- in a message to C._C. Mooloway. county attorney of Lyon county. asHert that warrants be issued, charging Mrs. Walters, Jamea Sparks anil Andrew HawkirisT pith murder in connection with the smuEBllng of weapons to the convict gunmen. PELLOR. 'lie steamer om Tacoma propeller 20 rlilo. More Saved Other Farm Lines. Lloyd George for Hughes Plan Upon Reparations Tells Canadians None Better Has Been Devised for Establishing Peace Between Grmany and France; Lauds Canada as War-Made Nation. Montreal, Oct. Hughes' proposal, made nearly year ago, for the appointment of a committee of experts to Germany's capacity to pay Preparations, was declared -by David Lloy, George, Monday night, to be "absolutely the best hope of the settlemen plan. Declaring the wheat situation to be almost the only blemish on an otherwise prosperous agricultural -situation and noting that thei brightest spots in this cotton and tobacco srawcrn the'California fruit grow- ers, where co-operative marketing i nt its best; R. W. of Ixraia- ville. caller] on the conference to decids if such methods could improve thl wheat fanners' the presen time is: appropriate, and. the first tw being' answered in -the.-affirmatlve, t decide upon a plan and'put it In opera tlon. Price-Fixing Held Impossible. Declaring the American wheat farme fighting not only surplu n th'e United States, but also surpluses Canada, Argentina, Australia, the Balkan states and Russia. Carl Wil- ams. president of the American cotton rowers exchange, said the wheat situ- ation Is not one for price flxlne hut one of orderly marketing. Tt was greed, he said, that co-operative mar- ceting was the only- sound economic solution offered for placing wheat grow- nff of the nation on a paying basis. Sun-eying the situation will be the first, work of the executive committee.' KNIGHTS ELECT. New York. Oct. Patrick J McGivney, pastor of St. Charles Bor- romeo parish, Bridgeport, war erne Chaplin of the imbus by the directors court without a plea or appeal, going so far as deliberately to burn behind mitigation of thn judgment. He flatly refused the order of the court, that he >c given council, an offer repeated many times during the examination Monday and as often refused with em- phasis. "Mr. the Judge said nt last. "I cannot get out of this seat of mine and Berlin, Oct. reichstaf night passed a vote of conti- examinajlon "to determine ..the degree of 'tlie crime. "An attorney would be able to, investigate thoroughly for you tnree resoiuutma ._ lines of industries instead of craftH-the one big union idea. The report charged that those who favor amalgamation ami at the destruction of organized labor. _ Dunn was the author of one of the amalgamation retotu- James A. Duncan, of Seattle, that the Se- attle Central Labor council had been a pioneer m propaganda for amalgamation. He said, however, that his organization was not endeavoring to disrupt the American Federation ot Labor. He said he was in accord .with the report of the reso- lutions committee outlining the federation's attitude on amal- gamation. ,u t The executive council's report denouncing "usurpation of government" by the Ku Klvut KJan was unanimously ap- I proved m a resolution adopted --W "P0" trade unionists to beware of as a menace to Scan government." A copy of on Ku Bavaria was rejected. A socialist motion endorsing tlie government's constitu- tional standpoint regarding exceptional measures in Bavaria was carried. Cries far War. Count In a speech, created much uproar, especially' when, after he declared that "I understand tlic prisoner re- plied, "but I am satisfied to let the thing rest as It la." Judge Young set the date of sen- tence for Wednesday. lets.' 5 am I cries of dissent "and hisses' from I left. The uproar .was so great when the chancellor rose that he was unable to make himeelf heard for some time. KluxKlan was ordered federation. Wo, Full lontM-ant. Wo. Gee, which he is the China boy who cooks for Kolllckin' Hufe Uoyslcr over on an adjacont ranch, him hnvin' been In this part of the more or less morrel vineyard not more'n a year, if that, was the hero of a Incident Sun- day night that will long be In the annuals of our progcesaln' com- munity, which said incident demon the truth of the addage that you don't know when you picks up a sack to shake It whafll fall out of it. Seems like Wo Is made the butt end of a joks about epin' snipe huntln'. him beln' curious thataway and some of the boys In the bunkhouse talkln' about the1 excitement beln' in tents when you. hunts snipes. Well. "Wo. ho'swallowa the.bait and the boys takes him out In the brakes five-six Trille from human Inhabitation or any other kind cxceptln' probable coyotes and when they the Cyco logical spot they sets this here China boy down with a big gunny sack to catch the sntpes In, and they goes off ostensible to drive said birds I J( ]H N' ill re-elected Knights of Monday. suprei Cotun into tho sack, Then they beats U for' and their Mary ment can be heard n long distance as they enjoys how Wo Gee is goin' to s'tay, there and hold the sacb till tho dawn comes like thunder and sees that China boy on tho road to whcro the'ranch of Mandy liy. Well, sir. Wo turns up nest mornin early, but he don't exhibit no grief or resent. Upon tho contrary he like the thcss hlredicat and the smile won't come olf. Now Dame Kumor hath it that round In the brakes quite a spell and finely run onto a cache of liciuld XLaratton which some Butteleggcrs has left there BO he comes back to the barns and gets him n car and goes to tho cache and brings in some worth of these here wet goods and Is sellln' it to the boys who took him hunlln' for eomo outrageous price n pint, which they claims It Is the honest stuff and worth It to anybody so depraved as to have a hankerln' n'ter red liquor. But the word "snipe" it Is taboohoocd on satd ranch.' OenM' Quite a lot of excitement was created In the community tart wtek by the nppearancc of a In our mist who wore on his well-carried head what he declares omphatlcal to lie the last word.In gents' hats, our gay young lyjlliarinns castln' looks of envy at- It all up and down Iho big road when he passes. He registers at the Pan-Ameri- can under tho name of Bittern I.. Jones, and It appears that lie Is the advanci-rt nBent ot Orrle Tory, the hrllllnnt lec- turer who Is to appear at the I. O. O. F. hall next Tursdny Is a week, glvin a Ed on 1.) Plan Caucus to Formu- late Impeachment Program 'at Outset Oklahoma City, Okla.. Oct. Members of the lower house of the tale legislature, summoned by Oov. J. C. Walton, lo meet in extraordinary cssion Thursday, will hold a caucus Wednesday evening, to perfect an or- ganization with a view toward launch- ng an investigation of Impeachment charges against the governor Immedi- ately tho assembly is called to order. Coincident with this announcement from temporary legislative hendQuartcrs here. Murray Gibbons, speaker of the house of tho last legislature. Issued a statement, declaring he would not be a candidate for the speakership because of his "Intimate connections with Gov- ernor' Walton's administration." HARDING PHOTO TO APPEAR UPON FUNERAL ENGINE Marlon. Ohio. Oct. No J399, which pulled the funeral train o Warren Harding over the Ker. division of the railroad from Akron t Mason, Is to carry pictures of tho late president, fiupt. Allams announces. The pictures, draped with American flags, will he mounted in dual-proof frames, elqhl to 10- Inches, which will be welded on the sides of the engine cabin, under the windows. They will remain on tho locomotive until March 48 BANDITS BITE DUST IN CHINA Peking. Oct. campaign ngalnst tho handlt horde's of China Is helnff pressed viRorously, according to nn official announcement issued by the foreign office. During Iho last few She Fed Her.' The main Witness, Monday, was Mrt. Nell Rose Miller, Chicago negress. who testified that she saw Mrs." the New fork apartment of Edgar .-.....i treasurer 01 iuu ynsky. wife of a Greek Catholic priest I ot America, followed Woll in denounc- ing Dunn, whom ho said had proven (Continued on i; Col. 2.) preached him when she had difficult! with her sweetheart. Savage gave h six cards, held logcthrr by a black pi and told her the "charm" would wo If she returned the cards to him paid him 5395 on Saturday night. They met under the portico late that i night and Miss Darthel handed Savage the cards and an envelope containing I the money. When Savage announced that "the cure" had worked, the nurse grabbed the money from his hand. Then followed the killing. Savage picked up the money, but In his haste he dropped the bloodmarkcd cards.' was these cards that led the police to arrest him. In Ills home, they said, they found a deck ot cards with The cards found near the body completed the deck. Captain Left declared. Gazette Phones On matters pertaining to News 6385 On luch matters as Advertis- ing, Subscriptions and Job Work, handled in the Business Office 1701 of Ramcy, Pa., who Sunday shot and killed the Ilev. Basil Stetsuk, pastor of St. Nicholas Greek Catholic church alter sho hatt been admitted to confes- sional at St. Michael, tho Archangel church, where Father Stctsuk was con- ducting Mass. Monday was recom- mended held to the grand Jury on a harge of murder by the coroner's 'jury vhlch' investigated the slaying. Only Ask Her Name. An angry crowd inilUcl about the lil- le undertaking room where the inquest vas to bo held, and Mrs. Strutynsky. Tightened, appealed for protection to he ctficers who had her In custody, vben the crowd bpr.ime threatening. A hurried order for police reserves brought several patrol wagons to the scene. Mrs. Strutynsky look the witness stand at the Inquest, but was asked nothing except her name and place of residence. Other told of how tho woman, heavily veiled, entered the church, expressed a desire to make a confession, had watted tor some time, until Pastor StetFiik arrived, then walked down the main aisle to the con- fession box. She shot the priest through th'e head as she knelt before him. and fired other'shots at him as he staggered down the aisle and collapsed. New Motive. Tho police. Monday nlcht. were still undetermined as to the. motive of the slnyiig. Mrs. Slrntynsky's original story, that Stetsuk. who succeeded her husband to the pastorate of St. Nich- olas, had accused her husband of mis- appropriating church funds and driven him from Chicago, was followed hy other statements In which said Rlelsuk was an enemy of the Ukranta, she having come from STAY GRANTED. Helena. Oct, supreme court Moml-iy granted a stay of sentence for ''ii days in the cape of Mike Lewis and Sims Stewart, convicted of violating liquor laws. The. stay Is granted pend- ing appcel to the tllsher court. that "he Is among us and against us. who Is a communist, who circulated the devastating doctrine tha emanates from a foreign country." "Throw Him Yells One. "Throw him out." cried one of th delegates on tho floor. _ Green denounced those who mingle with trade unionists, and who communists at heart. Green read a report charging actlvj ties ot Dunn In the coal strike in the spring ot 1922 in Pennsylvania, which he charged were Inimical to the miners Green read headlines, articles and ed- itorials of the Butte Bulletin, of which Dunn Is editor, Dunn Hurt Strike. Green charged that these utterances were a detriment to the miners' union in the Pennsylvania strike and the strike at Herrln, HI. He declared all Iho charges by Dunn, whom he dubbed as tho representative of the communist party, "were unfounded." Green delivered M extended defense of Lewis, i.resi.lent of the Unit- ed Mine Workers of America, against charges which bad been made by Dunn. Green held up a copy of the Chicago T. Wallace, the principal corespondent n the first Stokes trial, at ieast a dozen times between June. and January. 1918. when' she food from the tea room where. worked two floors below. Several times she testified, Mrs. Stokes was In the bedroom. Her examination was brief and Sam. uel Untermeyer. chief counsel for Mrs. Slokes. announced he would cross-ex- amine her- Tuesday. Missouri Meetings Alteffed. Max D. Steur, chief counsel for Mr. Stokes, surprised Mr. Untermeyer, when he produced his first witness, Mrs. Alice S Mills, ot Kansas City, a dls- tnnt relative of Wallace. She testl- ied that she saw Mra. Stokes In hen Miss Helen Elwood. In Bunceton. lo.. where Mrs. Mills then lived. In ompany with Wallace and Clarenca [cCormick. Quarrel in Rendezvous. A sensation of the day was when !r. Steur. In his opening address, Lsserted that Wallace and some otfl-. lals ot the Interborough Rapid Transit ompany kept a "private Tribune containing an editorial attack- Ing the United Mine Workers and Pres- ident Lewis. He congratulated on being able to draw "tho condemna tion of this capitalist sheet and the Butto Bylleilu. the communist sheet, a the same time." Attacks Bulletin. "It I read both these articles to yoi without letting you know which pane each was from, would you He read at length trom the report o Dunn's talk, resenting the charge lha the unions are antkiuated. "If he wants to preach the dogma o communism.' let him stand out In th open, so that his position may be un said Green, who read fro- the Butte Bulletin statements that (Continued on Col. 2.) -here they staged and tlat Irs. Stokes, alter her marrlsge to tokes. visited Wallace there until there, was a quarrel over a "certain female'' Wallace obtained a apait- ment. H was M the latter place. In Thirty-tilth street, that Mrs. lllllers. the negress, testified to seeliil Mrs. Stokes. The trial Is being held before Su- preme Court Justice Mahoney. A dosen ect from Mr, Stokes, who n black, and in vivid contrast to somberness of his garb, sat his wife. modlslly dressed in a blue trareltnc gown snd veK, a chic blue turban, shoes and sheen stockings and furs. A short time after court opened II tentative Jurors selected M factory to the plslntlff. Prior to tlxlr selection all the talesmen as- sembled beforex the asked whether they with any of the persons to In the case as principals, or attorneys. The court room was crowded to paclty with witnesses and many ol the latter ;