Billings Weekly Gazette, December 4, 1923

Billings Weekly Gazette

December 04, 1923

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Billings Weekly Gazette (Newspaper) - December 4, 1923, Billings, Montana Scraps From the Editorial Wastebasket Sifted From the Griit u----- By WILL AIKEN Pear modest and re- lirlrT to the thirty-second degree thal- :iway and liavlti' no detdros to project his personalities Into what you-all calls ihe limelight, your co-respondent bates with some hesitations whether lie gives the readers of The Taper a full anil unhuyua account of a hap- which It- occurs-to lilm whiles lie Is on the way to his home from 'went vlfiK to (he Sugar-City, iiccntvof caid happenEn' belli' only a fnu miles from UK purrloua, the old Jnd.v to Ihe rat. But be-In' ever on J hlb own self, him sprcadln' blip robo over it. by which Forn Language, Kind friends has called your ,s dent's at ten Urn ID a plocc that has came out in The fnpcr over there 'on Hie fourth page, where the bald benine bard gets his thoughts portrayed iu Ing types so they fills up a rolmrrt quicker, which I will hop a leaf j your indulgence whiles I copies said "The manufacturers of lipstirks to flavor their product with fmli luirep. We'll lake peach, please. 1-ff Timiglinccrk Holii'ns have tho goose- iifrry." i Xow. not bein' college bred tha-taway i -M rnrl havin' lived most of a middlin' krigr and highly use fW life fnr off from Hie beaten pntlis of orronlitlon. ai you might say, rtlil and nil your co-respond- ent mafceV iho liughmlliMin' confession that whiles he rends ami understands Ihe words above he don't know wlial Ihe writer is lalkhY about, him noi bavin' got no loarnin' of llp- sllcks in the little red schoolhouye where IIP gets his a-t'-abs by heart at, Ir-Fs ho means these here little hits of sweet gum brushes which they makes nice sticks for them as has yielded lo the temptation to nih n few rumba of snuff now and thftti, when some of Iho neighbor wont en calls lo have dinner nml set a while nftcrwartis, This here editor man no doubt runs 10 peaches frequent and exclusive, which It will lie all right with me for him to rontimin to keep on (loin" KO, and whiles your co-respondent is total oblivious lo his slnnerstlr monfln' nt Is freo to say he ready ac- cept the gooseberry on the "coi (hat H Is made up Cnlo jell, which it will come In most handy In the fall of the year when the thrashers come lo the ranch and eals a tody out of house and besides pnid for the work. said, the entire action being voluntary on his part. "You did this simply to show your dtejrust at the unfair method of naked Senator Norris. Ilen.ublican. Ne- braska. 'Yes, responded .Mr. Doheny. "Then I consider tt a pity that there are not more like you In our public continued tlie Nebraska senator. An Admirer of Fall. Former Secretary Albert B. Fall, of the interior department, Who conducted the leasing of the reserves, has never been In his employ. Mr. Doheny said iti reply to Questions, He' added that "ihcre Is as good a Job for him as we gave the late Secretary if he will "I've known Mr. Fall Mnce 18S4." he continued, "and 1 would like nothing better than an opportunity to show him that his reputation with me has not been injured." Recently, Mr. Doheny said, he sought advice of Mr. Fall regarding a pro- p.'sol that his firm lend to the Mexican government and, upon tbat advice, made the loan. Helena, Dec. the annual meet- Ing- of the Jfontana Development asso- ciation here Monday resolutions were adopted concurring tn the land settle ment and publicity campaigns launches recently at the all-Montana civic con Terence held in Lewlstown, and volun teering the services of development sedation to the people of Montana and the executive committee of th'e civic conference "In the proposed campaign of national advertising for Montana; endorsing the grain marketing plan of M. L. Wilson of the college, and notice of this action to be Bent'to' Mon- tana representatives En tbe national senate and house at Washington.'.' The president was authorized and in- structed to appoint n committee of five members of the development association to confer with the executive committee of the clVIc conference. This commit- ;ee will be named! later. All officers and directors were re- elected as follows: President. W. A. Selvfdge, Billings: vice presidents. C. II. Mclrfod, Sllssoula; Aubrey M, Holter, Helena; W- Symmes, Lewis town, and W. C. Ldnge, Havre; secretary. F. F. Runkel. Bil- lings; treasurer. L. C. Babcock. Billings The orate is composed of Messrs. Selvidge. Holter. Symmea, Lange and Babcock, and H.-G. Coy. Anaconda; E. L.. N'eal. Bfg Timber, J. A. Lovelace. Bozemnn, W. 51. Tuohy. U.- Huhle and James E. Woodard. Butte; J. O. Price. Conrad; Charles H. Nibtack, Dilion. J. 1-. Tniscotl, Glasgow; F Fleming. Glendlve; J. Hum- phrey. P. .T. OSes and H. A. Templeton. Great W. N. Smith. Harlowlon: O. Hammond. Helena: C. Hum- mer. Kalis pell: W. J. Johnson, Ixiwis- tnvn: Charles E. Brown. Mlfes City; C.' H: llittcnour. Plnins; F. M. Wall. Roundup and B. B. Briscoe, Toston. ParJp. Df-c. Premier Poincare, Louis Harthou. head nf tho reparations commit lee. and M. de Lacrroix. the prin- cipal Belgian nifrinbe-r of that body, w in conference Monday' endeavoring prepare a satisfactory "formula" for the examination of the German situation. The effort is to find a wording uhicli avoid Infringing the French pre- nier's declaration that 'Franco' wulil engage In an inquiry in which ermany's liabilities its previously fixed gold marks -could ho uestloned, and yet would satisfy Sec- ctary of State Hughes that the proposed ivesligatlon by experts would have am- tle range, The desire of the French and Belgian overnments. It Is explained, is to be negotiations with Washington as nearly possible in (he position the> vere in before the rtcrlination of American government a fortnight agu o accept the French limitation upon .he inquiry. It Is hoped that by care- fully omitting "rapacity to pay" or similar phrases. Premier Poincare will- not be put in the position of appearing to abandon his declaration and thai Secretary (Huglies stiil will be given adequate assurance lhat'the projected probing Into German finances will .in- directly bring out fully all the facts pertinent to Germany's paying capacity. The British and Italian government are still strongly desirous of reaching his result. Clyde Norton Wins Reserve Title on Wheat at Chicago Bozeman, Norton, exhibitor of Columbus, Mont., Monday won ttie reserve hip In wheat at the Chicago national show, according to word at the state college.- here. William Arnold of Flihtall took seventh In hard red winter wheat, prize not Included in an- nounced Saturday. Montana was the only state In the union Jo place In oats, most of the prizes colng to exhibit? from the province of Alberta, Canada. U. E Peterson of Victor took third place; James Sand era of Conrad, eighth M. A. Smith of fifteenth; Leroy KErby of Slhims, seventeenth C. E. Smith of Corvallls, nineteenth C, of twenty, first, and J. C. Redfem of Laurl twenty-fourth. In the white wheat class Arthur Nichols of TwEn Bridges won sixth place; M. A. Smith of Cor valtlf, eleventh; L. E. Peterson Victor, twelfth; C. Guttafson CorvaNiB, thirteenth; 'C. C. Smith o CorvaHIs, fourteenth. In the exhibits 6f timothy seed B. L. Payne of Clyde Park wo second place. W. W. Parkins Camas won seventh with his exhib of alfalfa seed. 17 of the state department proposed INFORMATION IS TOO VAGUE TO FORM BASIS OF DECISION Washington. Dec. In the possession regarding the proposed repai Quiry-hy two commit tees "of tion commission still IR regarded here as too vague to form the baais of aitj final-decision to American jlar'tjci- patlon. James1 A. American with the eommissioTi, is expected to re- port details of the plan. This government still is anxioiis to help in the solution of the reparation! tangle, but It was said that it has not charged Its attitude o unwillingness to take part In an subjected to limitations similar to thos laid down'recently by the French ROV ernment. At.present, it was said, no formal in vilation for membership the reparations commissions have bee received from any of'the government concerned, and officials here see no rea son for entering Into an agreement wit the reparations, commission. Inquiry Is Started Into Strange Death ;o it ate College, Inter- ested Says President Atkinson. Promises Assistance to Repair Damage of 200 Million Lire. Peasants Give Him Welcome Amid Deso- lation of Villages. Hcrj-amo, Italy. D'-r. Victor Emmanuel is now at the of the flood which ktid waste Hie valleys many miles around Berjinmo. when he great dike guarding Gleno lake iroke. Despite tho rain and cold and c-rriblc conditions of the u-rrahK the mfl.sted upon making ex ten? in inspection as possible. He was compauied by Deputies Garnazza, Bo.i- irdi and Farlnacci. He ampl- assistance to tv-pair the vast losses which are estimuied at lire King Visits Injured. The king visEteil a's far as lie was able Ihe ruined villages ami talked will some of the'injured in hospitals, fiiop ping where tho village of Coma om. stood, the king was soon surrounded 1: peasants who gave him a hearty come, their cries of "Viva" boms ii contrast to the desolation o the scene. The list of dead numbers more tlia 600. according to latest available figures At Color, which forms part of there are only five survivors out of 17 inhabitants. At Conia, 150 perished "at Dezzo 219; at Bueggia 14; at miothe small village 7. whfte the various elec trie stations lost BO men. Already 200 dead have" been take Votes They Swing Hold Balance of Power in Four-Hour Session, But There Are Indica- tions of Break After Adjournment; Senate Meets 45 Minutes Without Sign of Battle; 17 Members Support Cooper of Wisconsin. Washington, Dec. insurgents prevented le organization Monday of the sixty-eighth y had the new house and senate'convened at noon before progressive group In the house made good.its threats block the election of a speaker. Four ballots were taken vithout result and the house adjourned until noon Tuesday ivhen Republican organization leaders will renew their e'f- ort to re-elect In contrast with the storm n the house was an uneventful 45-minute session of the sen- ate. Although an organization fight there is in the back- ground, there, was no effort to force it and there, were in- dications that it would be deferred at least until after Presi- dent Coolidge' has'delivered his first annual message to Bozeman. Dec. 'tbe midst of a from the mud which the flood left onsiderahln discussion In the north- its est over the possibilities of the agri- ultural export corporation formed last in Helena, President Alfred Atkhi- an of Slontana State college Monday nnounced that the state agricultural ollege Is distinctly iutertijttd ;tht lah as'the1 most workable posslbte at his time for the farmers and cattle- men of tins slate. plan as.armoiincedr from Helena for expert 'corporation-working be- lind a tariff wall, to' give the same irotection to agriculture that the pres- >nt tariff gives to the ,iald President 'Atkinson. "Where the nduEtry of the east is protected behind .hisLpresent tariff wall and tho.. latter is Searching for Bodies. G rea t act i v it y pro v ailed throu gho' tbe valley Monday, military camion mobiles, carriages and every, kli of' rsonveyanr-e being ueed to transpo clothing, food and tents for the survi far-reaehlns search Is being congress. The- cannot deliver his mes- however, until 'the house is or- d nor can the new congress func- tion. Sonic leaders said that even the senate would be unable to transact any ss other than" thut of receiving ind aclLiifT upon nominations and treaties, which is solely a tion. Break May Gome. While leaders nf both the Republican organization and the de- clared immediately after, the cto'se of the session of (he house, that the flKhl would go oti Tuesday'there were signs that a break might come before an- other overnight adjournment. The pro- gressive bloc met Monday night to cau- vass the situation and determine their further course. made for those who perished, foi submerged valley is IS miles In extent. and the force the waters was so powerful that even parts of the dam It- self were carrier! down to the village of the head of lake Iseo. The eoldlers have built barracks along the valley, and in this way many of the refugees who were forced to sleep out Bids Are Accepted for Scrapping Two U. S. Battleships Wnshinetim. Dec. The (uvy rto- parlment Monday accepted bids made by Learner anil Roscnthal, of Oakland President Remits Craig's Sentence Of 60 Days in Jai Washington. Dec. co: dontng'the offense. Coolidi has remitted the 60-day Jon sentence imposed on Charles Crate, comptrol- ler of New Cits-. Federal Judge Master for contempt of court. Craig after Juelse Mayer had denied bis application for appointment as ro- recelver in the liquidation of the af- I fairs of the Brooklyn I'-apid Transit Railway company, wrote a letter to Lewis Ninon. New York public service commissioner., in ivhlch lie declared the }._W_Formal chareo.s I Mce had denied the city of Xew York I: rariK. Dec..... made by I.eon Daudet, the royalist leader, of assassination and abduction 'n connection with the death of his 14-rcar-oM son. Philippe, have set in motion an Investigation into the strange mystery. II. naudet explained to tlie. public pn.seculor. M. Plousan. his theory "rf n-.oral assassination." charging that an- archists got control of the hoy and ex- ercised a sinister influence over him which culminated In a state of that might have, ended In Philippe, who was named after the pretender to the French throne, dramatically Killing his )wn father. In Ihls state of mind, said M. Dau- dct and with the knowledge that an- archists held Philippe's Idler avowing liimt-elf ;an anarchist.' the saw no access to information and had refused to put the city on an equal footing with the private interests active in the re- ceivership. Publication nf this letter resulted in the contempt proceedings. Best Hay in World Grows in Michigan; Montana Men Score C'al for purchase (it the and Nebraska to br. scrappoi! .at the "arc Island navy yard under TO arms treaty. The company offered for the and S3T.110 for the Nehraskn. ,1 tho time the, department rte-, ided to have the battleships Michigan- tlnnesola and Kansas scrapped by navy an! employes at tho Philadelphia navy ard ant! to have the Boston navy roceed with the scrapping of the Dela- Chicago. Dec. hcst hay in world this year was grown Arthur Jewctt. Jr.. of Mason. Jllch. judges at the International livestock ir'otected by restricted immigratlo agriculture has been left to shift for tself, with the result that prices of farm products are entirely out of line with prices of other commodities in lerms of purchasing power. No Room For Argument. "There is always room for debate ahouf the benefits lo be derived from any high tariff but there can be little argument that a tariff that Is Rood for the eastern manufacturer is not also eood for the northwestern cattleman and farmer. If the tariff Idea is wrong: then it is wrong for industry as well as. agriculture; if it be right, then It Is good 'for agriculture as well as the, others. "This propositioo started at Helena, a? 1 understand it. asfcs literally for an export corporation working behind tariff protection. Its effects would be mmedlale to raise Ihe price of export- )le agricultural products In this coun- ry- It is possible to see that if this reposition had been in force last cmbcr our farmers would be jjettirif; 30 o-40 cents more per'bushel for their heat and about five cents per pound .ore for hogs. _ Claim of Opponents. "There is a claim by opponenls-of this ka that it would Increase production ext year, but this is taken care of In he proposal lo sell our surplus on the world market at world the pro- .ucer here to take the loss If he over- .roduces in any one line. have been many remedies pro- xtsed for the prm-r.t disastrous condi- ion among fanners and calllemeit The Helena pronnwit offers more m ac ual results anil less In dangerous after effects than any other plan we hav een proposed uj> to this tiros. Becaus- t seems the .efficient means o bringing the products speedily to the price level of oilier commodities, the state college keenly interested In the progress of iho Idea In Montana." of doors have been taken care of. The royal engineers and others arc constructing wooden huts for the thou- sands of homeless. Representative Longworth, the major- ity leader, declared there would be no compromise with the.insurgents as a group, but that organization leaders M-ould 'treat with the individual mem- bers just the _same as with, any of their party. RepresentatiVB XVENOnsin. chairman of the progrefsivifi bloc, em- phasized that the fight of tion was-not against Speaker Olllett as an indlviuual, Lut was bf-ing wag-erl solely with the view to forcing tha "old guard" leaders to give tlie house tunily to anu-nd its rules a vote comes on their adoption, which will be as soon as the 'speaker and other of- cers are elected. Democrats Hold Solid. FDD1 exposition and grain and ha} decided Monday. Jewell took grand championship prize with A New Game. name Rvimor hath It that the mem- bers of the Custard Coulee Country club >havc gave cart blank to the house com f mlttce to fetch Into the community i imminent Ch.naman which his name Is said to he HI T.o. him a promlnen' of Prlsco and Ihe most es nf Ma Jongg west of the Atlantic liini lieln' brought for tho purpose of iustruelln' the. ladles and (Continued on i; 1.) Wool Exhibition Opens in London >.ondon. Dcr. sixth series of wool exhibitions opened Monday with a full attendance. The offerings amounted to 12.633 hales. There wiw a good, general demand for Merinos and of Good Hope and Natal. Fine grades were firm but Inferior kinds were In the buyer's favor. Fine cross- beds advanced to 5 and medium 1C per cent while Inferior ranged from un- changed, to 5 per cent higher. lue to dual personal! way out of his predicament but by sui- TbHippe's conduct, however., Is exhibit of timothy, explained by 5omc and, SwccpatAkcs in the wheat as possibly having been won by M. G. of Psnn i Alberta. Canada, who exhibited th Marquis variety. It. was the fifth tlm ftls variety has taken thru grand t the International expoMllon. Clyd iorton. of Columbus, Slont.. tooR tl- championship with an cxhlb if the hard red winter variety. E. Peterson of Victor. Mont., wo he duntm wheat championship wit Escaped Convicts Still at Liberty I.ansinsr. Kans.. Deo. guards _.ul officials ot the Kansas State peni- tentiary were scouring the country be- tween here ami Kansas City Monday night in the hope lhat the 13 convict! who escaped Snnrtay, ivcuM venture from hiding under cover of darkness. H was reported at the prison Ihnt no trace of the convicts harl heen found. 1'rlson authorities adliero to the theory that the prisoners are in hiding in this vicinity. Bloodhounds which were placed on the trail shortly after the escape was dis- covered early Sunday night were re- moved hy officials. The hounds M- the trail lo Seven-Mile creek wr.ere it is believed the men separatd going In various dlrrtlons. DISPATCHERS WANT VACATION. PAL MOORE IS GIVEN DRAW WITH JOHN M'CO Dtc. United Stales railroad labor hoard In a decision made puhllc Monday dented the request of the American Train Dispatchers tlon tint a rule s-overnlng [he allowonco of be Incorporated In the schedule ot rules jovernlnr Kirby reserve. of Slmms, Mont., th Plane and Freight Arrive by Freight Santa Monica, Cal., Dec. aerial coupe, which hopped from Dayton. Ohio, two weeks ago with ICO pounds of freight for the Pacific, arrived here Monday with Its by freight. It was forced down near t'heycnne, and crated 4herc for shipment to Us destination. It will be assembled hero and used In commerce flying. ncconUnK to Howard Relnhart. pilot of the plane. October Are Double Value Of U. S. Washington. IV-. from the United lo Europe were al- most double Hie wilue r.t Imports dur- ing the month of (Molier. according to commerce figures. America Ihe which the Vnilcil states took moflitles greatlj- in excess of value of October Imports from that continent while ports were valued at Sett House on Fire To "Wake Up Burg" S'ew York. Dec. 3.-Cliarge'l will having stnrted a tiro which Nine High School and Five .College Men Fatallyjiurt. Chlcafeo. Dec. footi players were fatally injured during the .923 season, according to figures com- piled by the Chicago Trltmne. Of this mmber there were nine hish schoo players and fin- from colleges who ivcre fatally hurt In gridiron The first casualty came on Octobe 2. when Buell Crawford the Westcn Stale college of Colorado, died fron blood poisonln? as the result of a broken lep. Fractured skulls and m jured backs caused a majority of th deaths. One player rtied of slrangula tion. He was chewing tobacco strangled when ho was tackled, dyin onvthe field. Two players u-ere killc in Chicago.__________________ Plaiu Are Offered Intended to Help U.S.Wheat Farmers Spokane. augges- lons for reltevlnK the rondiilon of the vhcat farmer were offered bore Monday it a meeting of a rommiUrc repre- wlu-at growers and slate and federal banhlnp IntercFlP- nir Although there was little' prospect of "a parliamentary battle'In the senate, galleries there also were crowded With many unable to guin admission. Coolidge, wife of the president. with a iwrty of friends occupied (iresidential seats.- She returned to th'o AVhite'house after adjourn- ment and just as the- contest in tho house was getting under way. Senator Cummins, of Iowa, the presi- dent pro-lein, calied the senate to der at the stroke of 12 o'clock, After'ja prayer by t chaplain, the r ewiy- elected senators and those returned for another term took the oath of fice which was administered by Sena- tor _Cummins. This ceremony pleteil. Senator Lodge of ilassachusetts, the Republican leader, offered and senato adopted resolutions providing for the appointment of a joint committee house and senate to. notify, .th'e president that congress was In session and for formal notification to house Lhat the senate was ready to profteetl to business, Till Noon. Resolutions on the deatn of Senators "of Minnesota. Ditlingham1 oC Vermont, and Nicholson of Colorado. were then adopted, and. the senate ad- journed out of rfdpec.t. for their mem- ory. )c will meet again at noon Tues- day. Only four senators failed to attend the opening session. They were La Fol- lette. of (Wisconsin, the recognized leader of tha progressive group in con- r gress who is ill at his home here; Cara- ay. Democrat. Arkansas and Sterling, and Norbeck, Republicans, -South Da- cx- Shreveport. Dec. 10- round bout hero between Pal Moore of Memphis and Johnny of Shrevoport was dcclnrnl a drnw, al- thought the crowd protested against the decision. McCoy chased Moore about the ring durlnf the six rounds. BUROHART NEW CAPTAIN AT COLORADO COLLEGE Colorado Springs. Dec. nurgrhnrl of half had on Colorado colieg-i football lean Monday night was elected caplafn o the 1524 team. 'cither government _ Mibsidy was wtRRostr-d wan there iffered wiy plan marketing. Among the Idoas offered -vrre 5iig- Kcstions for a higher tariff whfal, tin export handle nil portable wheat wheat to meet lo: on wheat whlrh tually a sales inx, a inaFter porp-jra- llon to handle all nnd an act of ijrresR to auihom- tho povormnent buy all surplus wheat romaininp In [he country at tho of each and tr> tax other tlius incurred: n be vir- Whlle declaring that the Democrats- i tho house would give solid support Representative Garrett of Temies- eo for speaker as they did on the four allots Monday, leaders of the ninorily party said that if the llopub- ican insurgents were seeking cnly to iave tiie house given an opportunity to on amendments to rules they tfould have no difficulty In accomplish- ng thPtr purpose. Democrats. hese leaders said, also desired changes n tho rules the bnlloiintr showed hat their added to those of the constituted a majority. Throughout the balloting for speaker he Republican Insursent.s cast 17 votes for Cooper of Wisconsin, one of th leaders of tbelr movement. This nuni- her of Jtsftlf constitules (lie halnnce of >owcr.' both on orpnuiz.'Ulon, and leffi.i- Intlon. but they claim ad that iti addi- tion they could command several of Hie five v.-ho steadily voted for Madden of Illinois, ohairman of the appropriations committoe. On the first' ballot Oillett received short'of a Garrett 193- On .the second ballot Grl- lelt's tolal was 195, or 11 IWK than a majority and wife 153- The third ballot saw Garrett forge ahead with 195 votes to 195 for Gillftt. An- nouncement of this vote was greeted v.ith wild rheers from Ihe minority side. Berber Doesn't Vote. The pendulum swung bac-k to Gillette on the fourth and final ballots. He received votes'. 11 short of the iry majority, while Garrett polled 15R. Victor Hf-rgc-r. of the only socialist in congress took no part in the balloting, armuncing on each roll call .hat he voted "present." Madden cast bis vole each time for Gillott. wbo voted "present" on the first ballot, hut did not vote tbereafler.- Gar- reil and Cooper consistently votei" "present." Tbe H who supported Tonper were Tieck. Frear. -I.ampert. Nelson. Kchafer, Schneider and Volghi, all nf'wiPcnnFln; Clague. Keller and KnutFon. Republicans of Minnesota, Kvale. Minnesota; Wefald. Minnesota; C Republican. New Vork and Sinclair. Re- publican. North Dakota. The (ivo supportlnK Madden were. King. Micliaels-on and Reid. lllinoiF, am i and Woodruff, Michigan, all Ue- kcta Before the senate session, the Demo- crats In caucus perfected! their organi- zation with the election of Senator Robinson, of Arkansas, as chairman" of tiie caucus and party leader, Vice Sen- ator Underwood of Alabama. Senator Walsh, of Montana, was re-elected vice chairman. Senator Garry, of Rhode Is- land, whip and Senator King, of Utah. secretary. These candidates were chosen for senate offices: President pro-tern. Senator Fftman. of Nevada; secretary. Edwin A. Haisey, of Virginia; sergeant-at-arms, John J. Burns, of New York. Plans to Reduce Postal Rates On Papers, Magazines ___________________ i f Washington. Dec. Kelly. Republican, Pennsylvania, intro- duced a bill Monday to reduce postal rates on newspapers and periodicals. The measure would repeal the two increases made under the war revenue law of 1917. Sir. Kelly paid with "practically no exception, war taxes have been re- loved from all other industries." and hat it was "highly discriminatory'.to nako publishers pay, the present ex1- rbit postal rates which are unjust atid nfair both to publisher and season, paying linltmim price a residence because h-? "wnnled to wake ip a hurg." Kulolph Wedemeyer f Great KUlft. Stnten Mand. tephew of Justice A. -I B. V.'eilemeyer of Stapleton, was held In bail for The accused Is 24 years old and Staten Island repp soniattvc for a nutombblle concern. Ho is al- leg-en to have .confCFxeJ. SEVEN KILLED, HURT WHEN MINE CAGE FLALt .Slieftifld. Kng.; Pec. 1 Seven min were killed and ol inimvd, r-nsly. when several fell bottom of shaft of (lie Niinnory rntne accMfitt caused by the breaking of a rope. uTflclent to give tho farmer a reason- able return oti capital Invested. Two Yank Bandits In Canada Holdup On 418 Are Prestnt. Tales Kopnbliran. UlinofF. can a compliment- ary votf for his cnlloafinc. Woodruf is srrrrtary of Ihe progressive bloc, Elbw Over Speaker Has Two Precedents Washington, Dec. situation levelopod. Monday In the house by the eakership row has two precedenlA. The first was in tho tblrty-slxlh congress the house 54 balloT-s hctwoen 5. 1859 and Ff-b. 1, before the deadlock was broken. econd was In the fifty-second s which convened in 1SD1. The house failed to organize on tne first day. (tut elected a speaWr on the sec- ond day of Us session. the most FpcctacuTar fight waged In tbo housu was that In 1510 in the shearing of many powers from Spenker Cannon. Noted Pianist Diet At St. Louis Home Bcarhvme. Ont.. Poc tills, nclievcil to havr Unite-! States, held up coniranv. l mv from o WhSlo ami osc uilh a W.IOO ray roll, fuv.-ring tlie offirers staff wUh pistols aiul emptying the wliicli was stainllng npcn. tlio bandits made off In a motor car bear- ing American markers covered with a> Canadian plalc, SUES mot loft tlfvorcr FOP D1VORCC. May Allis hronglil against hrr husband Robert K. roll call by stales at thn> outset of Hv bouse session disclosed that there nf tiiu members present. O these 220 Uepublicans and 19 nf thf- Pemocrals absent on tbe. mil rail appeared later. hln vol.' fiarrott lo take the lead oil %Jio third ballot. Tbo voting in tlie was imuKiinily tl !s1nvvt minutes being required for onch T3if-re was some I as Clerk William Tyler Page, who cnHrrl Iho hovise to order and d. to rep lore sufficient order to enable tbe tellers to hear nvpensos from membera. There was more than the usual oon- funion and tnllting on the a? man> of the members preelcd ench other for the first time since last March lerics ci'ovrdcd IOHK liofon- tho ftelit over tiie FneakorsJiip was little lessening o( attendance Ijc-frtiv the house adjourned after B session Reel, charging cruelly. which lasted nearly four SI. Louis. Dec. Kunkcl. internal ion ally known pianist and ranked nationally as of the leading mush' miliNshers. dltd hero Monday at the of S3 years. Mr. K link el, a nntivo of (icrmany, settlrtl with hh parent? In Citrotnnatj wlioru hu st.irCed his imistral raroer, under the tutorship of his- father. In ISIS. He came to St. t.ouis in where he f-ftablislied his reputation In the music circles, principally in tho United .States. IOWA PROMOTER JAILED. Orleans I.a.. Deo. i States circuit court appc.ils Monday ordered Itoil 1. SaHnffer. Jr., to the Parish prison Us decision upon- hln appral from iho order of rnliod Jndffic Hi at lie return to Iowa ii> irfal, Kaljiifcer Inrlkicd in connect Eon with tho organization of ihc Midland Cacklny company, ;