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Billings Weekly Gazette (Newspaper) - December 1, 1925, Billings, Montana WEEKLY EDITION VOL. 19. BILLINGS, MONTANA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1925. PRICE FIVE CENTS CROWN MONTANAN WHEAT KING MITCHELL TRIAL EPISODE IS BENT ON EXPLODING KING EPITHET BOMB IF SENT TO PRESIDENT Court-Martial Wipes Muttered Comment Off Record, But Gen. Howze, Presiding Officer, Transmits Report of Matter to Secretary Davis and So May Reach White House. Nor. (By Associated veri- table bombshell with delayed fuse attached, Monday iijght, lay concealed beneath the surface of the army court-martial trying Colonel William Mitchell. Ils explosion may, unless tlie fuse is snipped off at the war department or the White MEN A CE OF WAR LOOMSINMOSUL London, Nov. Associated Westminster Gazette says an exceed- ingly grave situation has arisen regarding the dispute between Great Britain and Turkey over the Mosul frontier and there is serious danger of war. The Turks, declares the newspaper, are resolved should the final_ decision of the eague of nations be against them, and in the absence of any proposals being advanced to meet their invade Irak and seize Mosul. "The Turkish army, numbering about on a peace the Westminster Ga- elic adds, "is well prepared and has ample stores and ammunition. A large well-equipped -.__' .f w urkish force already is on the Irak frontier." The Westminster Gazette ii an anti-government newspaper, ireat Britain's holding Irak. Historic Event to Solemnly Staged atj, BritishForeignOf fice; j Germany First. hrjuse, Mow.one member or the court, ItrlgniHcr General Kchvaru L. King, from bin pent OIL the, tribunal. Howze Forwards "Bomb." '-Presumably, Major (Jcnernl Robert lj. llowxc, I lie president, was llic only member.of the court aware of the situ- ation. llr1 rrcatf-d it by report ing to war (lepfir'.nuMit that Menornl Kinp; had the expression "damn rot" in court ivJHlo a wJtncss was brmj? aminrd by the defense, and tiiat ih re-murk had hec-n overheiml and re- port oil ;il thft lime by .Itepresentalive Frank U. Held. L-liief defense counsel In taking the action lit did. Gcneni ICuwzu merely compiled with the rogn- kitirmx laid down In the courls-marttal DIE CAST FOR IMPEACHING 'MA' Miiy Force Coolidge to Act. Tho nmiitml says 'that "improper words Hficd" by ;i memlier fhonld In it down in writing and any disor i-ondnct reported to the appoint authority." Whether Kecrclnrj will see fit to tho Ho- i ivpt.rl in President Coolidge has London. Nov. Ux-arnoj doon msi'losed, but it i.s VegarJed treaty of mutual Kiiiirdiruifihip anil its I likely 11m I he will inform Mr. arbitration parts alren.dy have been laid on the in the hall of Ills Majesty's office for the cere- mony Tuesday of signing and sealinp hy the plenipotentiaries of the niitton? concerned. All the delegates had arrived tlu; incident before a decision finall; is mado. Jkan while, on mot ion of Mr. Reic the i-mtrt Monday ordered all reference ti) the Kins episode stricken from Ui trial record and the general still Is his seat us n. member of the'body. Hear Navy Witnesses. The trial moved forward Momluj London- Monday nifiht in readiness for tlie woik which will nut into opera- tion these documents, pledging Gcr- many and hr-r neighbors, to respect the L with the navy sup [Hying four witnesse; frontiers ostablifrhr-d hy th'n treaty- of Major-A Versailles Jind itcccpt arbitration m tils-i leu Cuillon. assistant trial judse atlvi putes. .ME tlic .signatory nations arc repre- sented by.Austcn Chamberlain for Great IirUain, M., for J-'rhuCf. 11 err iesvified in ansv.oi (n man: l uluirges of incompc tencc. negliict nnd muliidministraiioii IH air service. They were Commamle their Slrepcmann ami Ch.nujcllor Luther for the German republic. Km Lie YutulerveWe for Hclsium. TToimt Scialota for Italy. M, Skrzynski for 1'olr.nd, :ind tMunrd Scene Begvns at 10. The day's ceremonies will start :tt a. in., when the will meet, in the foreign oftit-c to verify the (lorn- moiits conferring plenipotentiary powers en them. Tlie signatories will in the reception ruom the forma KignlriK will begin shortly after 31 uVlock. (Jreat Britain's' which in rlnde.s Austen Chamberlain nnd Premier Ifaldwfn. has 1'ceii a ni Hie. head of the lonp: table aniuud whicr. the'delegate.1: will be seated in the same (irder .IK at Locarno. The preliminaries will 'Tic pimple. After the legal adviser uf tho HrilisJi foreign office- re- ported the delegates' liavc- hcen found valid and it few corrections have been made in the original text of the'treaties. Mr. Chamberlain wilJ pro- pose the signing. Will Sign From Seats. The will remain seats rind Hie treaties will he 10 ihem for which, by prece- dent will be done alphabotically ing to Ihe French alphabet, Germany. f therefore, my The British prime minister will a.s 'well as Mr. Chamberlaii Tho main labln will be Hnnkcrl by smaller tables nt which will til the 11 ors Fta n ce. German y n n 11 Re Igli l n and on a raided .-dais at the cud uf th room will the members of th government, the and a privileged of spectators. Tbo treaties will conMs of a. few Sheets of printed paper boun with tho colors of Ihe vnrioiu When the Hpn.inp torn plcted. the collecUvje note to the Cenr.an delegates inlerprcUns article 16 of Hi covenant of the league, will MEHC nnd handed to them by Mr. Oinmlxr lain, and Ihft two treaties betwcc Vrancc an'J .Tolaml. and Kmncc an Tt is provided by tho treaties I ha they yball be ratified nnd then dcpo with the leagsic of nftMoiis. which furnish copies'- to the parlies. Special Pen For Chamberlain.' Great Britain's official documont of lalUteallon. signed and sealed by the king approving, acccpliiip and confirm- ing all the arUrlcs and clauses, will be brought out next, with the great seal attached. Sir. Chamberlain will sign with a lien fashioned like a millt pre- sented to him by the members of the Locarno Jlrillph iH'tcgnUon. Whflfi the ceremony I.s prog under specially installed mov- ing iiklurft camerAs will be- tftk the re-si of the world a fMclure record of this historic event. The elaborate program of festivities which was to have followed the ceremonies lias been abandoned because o( tho death of the mother, Alexandra, but recep- tions and dinners will be given by fcSng, the prime nilntiiter and the fcrcbjn secretary. PAYS WITH LIFE FORCAimURDER Salem. Ore.. N'ov. 30. paid with his life. Mondny, for the murder of Clinton a cab Orlvtr of Independence. Septembe "Uovd executed nt Ihe stale jicni- tenLUry. lie wcnl throngli the trap at 10.40 and wnp prouonnred dead ill 10H" After tho IdlllnRi fled in Rnnn's rar and w'a? eoupht near The PnHcs to ihfi murder and (n the fkat desrcc. El. C, Ilichyrtlwn, avnition engineer pilot of the .NC-3 when It nttemptc the transatlantic flight in 1919; L1e.ii Hyron J. Connell, chief pilot of the 1, [luring the attempted fligi (Continued on Page 2. CoT. 1) It is strongly opposed to METERS BODY'S ELECTRICITY BY NEW DEVICE Leningrad, Skripsky, of the' Leningrad electro- tsclinlcal institute, announces the invention of an apparatus for catch. mo and recording electro-magnetic waves from tht human body. His "device, the professor says, will make it possible for scientists to find ev- ery individual's "electrical charac- teristics.11 Etectro-magnetic waves, he ex- plains, emanate from all human be- ings, but vary according to health, mood and thoughts of the individual. Strict secrecy is observed regard- ing the new apparatus. Scientists beMeve Professor Skrlpsky's discov- ery will be of invaluable service in the realm of biology and sociology. STATE GRAINS WIN 23 PLACES L. P. Yates, of Fishtail Shares With Prince of Wales Monday's Hon- ors of International Show at Chicago; Windsor Wins oh His Grand Champion Bull of Shorthorn Breed. R R Ferguson Continues-tp Use 'We' in Interview; Will Not Call Legisla- ture in Session. "T SOCIAL INSULT STARTED WAR OF TRIBESMEN Sarrail Refused to See Complaining Druse Chiefs on Call Last Summer; Now Fighting Because Cup of Coffee Was Not Extended; De Juvenal to Offer Buffer Independence. Deposed Director Ac- cused of Dispensing Wet Hospitality to Oil Guests of State. Socialist Congressman His and Senatoi Other Measure. Amarillo, Texas, Nov. lower house of the :s legislature will be callecj to meet in special ses- sion, 'January 4-, speaker-Lee Sattenvhite of that body, said here Monday night upon, his return from Austin and Dallas. .REGALITY IS ASSURED. Speaker declared, that thore WHS no unustion about, the legality of paying for the Fession out of a fund raised by siiKficripiJon. The IrglPlntor.s nnder tiic- law will ho prevented from making an to cover tlie cost of the session. "As.to who is responsible for the nn- crwriting uf the posfioii expense fund. I do not. wish to the Infor- mation at thi.s hn said, The. purpose of" the session would be investipUc acts of state ufficlal? with a vkw to pnssiljlc Austin. Nov. rep rescniative the Jjnn. wh> Monday obtained an exclusive inter- view with Governor JTiriani A. 5on and hf-r husband. James K. Ferpn- fon, quoted fornifr us ilccJ.Trlnjj would nut call n special pcssJoh of the legislature as demanded in :L i-psohitlon by Spcalter Lcc HaltcrwIiHc and of its members. She added thai she was not poins to I-'lhrow to thr wolves wlm wiin( to gniher hcvr. and we apart." 1 Official act.i of the Frrgu.'oji j iruiimi. the ii warding uf gontracl.s would be invesligated if Beirut; Syria, Nov. arrival, Tuesday, of Henry JouvenaC the new French high commissioner in Syria, who is bi'inging proposals for peace with the "rebel decay o offer the Jebel inde- ]-Monday. referring to th (Jeneral Par rait, the former high com- missioner, to receive the Druse chief- tains journeyed to Beirut lasi summer'lo t-omjilain of Captain Car Druse- tribesmen, is expected to .arrest the economic de which; therwaY'has'caiised -in Syria. M.'Dc'Jauvenal is iHletioc and to unOortal-'f? to make rla a stale between Lebanon l the Jfthcl and Huuraii coiin- Iry. inilcss the Drupes to to a finish. Lack of Suavity Fatal. The country bcine over a. cup of coffee." the patriarchal she-ik of the Dru-'je village of Tif.s rl Molen toJd tlic Associated Press correspondent, biliet's conduct as governor uf the Uruso country. Those who understand tho impor tancii whtch Orientals attach to Eocia (Continued on Page Col. fi> Xdv. Several UOVOB worn made here. Monday, look- ng to a measure of relief in the an- situation. The interstate com- new low "jile? to Hie seaboard "n coal poiiFitiriTd suitable for household, fuol. mid in-Mealed the rmprgency of iheir order providing for termination of rales njxl April. Senator Hornh. IIepnMlc.in. Maho. put tbc finishing Uiurhcs on a revisnl hlfl which would pive Uw prpRiilent broad iKiwfTS to frfw nnd operate an- thracite in the event of a na- tional ,c niergoncy. JJergpr. Forialist. Wis- told President Ooolidge that mi- less the prt-Ff-nt sitnallon is ycttletl im- mediately- lu: TnlrudiiPC .1 bill the tlrsl flny of the V7, Morocco, a cyJeonic wind (lie death of threw foreign legionnaires and injured 13. Seventeen airplanes were, xvreckert and five mechanicians injured at An aviation field near the legion encamp- ment. vTtic loupes are very heavy. Al Sofia, tlic HulgArian liouses were desti-oyed by n severe windatorni. Tho storm struck cily In the middle of the night and many fled lheir scantily clad. Xo mcnlfcn is made at casualties, Nov. that (Me cut fro downtown pcctinn.'Momiay, blew otil tlie front of a roslrmrant. "bartly dHiiiated another biiil'ling and Fhutlcrrd claFR In uindow? for an entire rity block, baffling poJh'C It the second timri within a month that the restaurant brm noinbcd. lime the hiiilding donr suffered badly also. No one was Injured. The proprietor of the rani, Kaymond O. Sjtarapfl bis wife, asleen on the (bird floor, wore thrown out of their beds onto tho floor. Neighbrtrs were awakened by tho .shatterinp of in their wimlmvp ami an alarm of fire was turned in by a policeman. toM oarmct. three men drove up to the placo. an anlomobilf. Twn ot them out and after placing the bomb In front of the place, jumped back into tlic-car ami fled. The car drove through the center of the city, but tho number 031 the license plate was not reported. Varir. N'ox'. M per cfnt !cvy on capital pnyable in 30 ammilc? is the measure on which M. I-oncheur. 11 ho finance minister, relies to finance :i funtl ami to extinguiyh debts. -He that he i 'avers refunding certain inlcrnntionnl loans, in order lo nrrnngo more conveniently for the treasury, but regards unfavorably Hie moratorium 11 re of the bonds maturing iX'ceni.- S. inl experts that >I. I-ou- policy of no tuflalion or ron- Folklatiou will compel him lo ark parlia- tncnl for .-minority to an ndditoital fj-ancp In m-ics lo meet the treasury' bonds due, IVivmlvr Tho capiinl levy is n lo Ihe sociali5ts and The r--- jc.i'Mon t-r forrrd e-onvrrtfon of if- to please l-'ii tho Impr-s ri'Ic the tw-o opposing forces v-f the- vrhamber lr> nn early solution the prcpsing financial problems. MINE OWNERS REJECT COAL STRIKE PEACE Argue Governor Pinchot's Agreement Not to Raise Prices With Wages Is Illegal; Also Sharply Rap Him for Mediation in 1923, as Resulting in Burdens on Fuel Consumers. Ta.. Nov. The l.'.rintnl phatl scarcity left for his mission in Lomlon for completing the peace of Europe, n p-ilsnectl from Urrr von Hocsoh. the German amhn-c.ca- dor, when the member? of the left met in Ihe chamber and slnrletl a inovomcnt In rcwelil the alliance, T'lis no prooiJ i.hc the onlnluii of rarliamcnl radicals accepted t', com! Ion, they ?a id- nuly OR a cecssary tvtl, but they arc. far from recouncilcd to a cabinet presided over any litit a member of Iheir own 99 EXPLOSIONS; DAMAGE. Ch iea go, Nov. ma es- timated at has resulted from 99 bomb explosions In Chicago this year, attaches of the slate's attorney's office .stated to presentation ot bombing1 evidence before a special grand Jury. AH of the .bomb victims were summoned to the office of Prose- cutor Robert K. Crowe, many being subpoenaed to appear before llifc 4Ul Gloria I body, which will h charges agnfm't "bomb trust." connection with which .J2 men atul woman are held. -Mr. Crowe quoted M50 lo of bombing by the trust, ft window smashing llrtcd at JoO.H The Rriands cabinet. nevortblnsE. is considered sure of a big vote of confi- dence ai with n tease of life lo financial measures before the chamber., These It Is believed, arc likely' to pass if they reasonable compronilfio between the opposing viewpoints. WILL RENEW DEBT NEGOTIATIONS Paris, Nov. Temps said tho rftbinet untlc'r M. Briand has dfcldrd to resume the ne- BOllHtions for funding thfl French war drbls to the United States and Creal Britain, in the belief that mutu RQllhfactoi y agrccmenis be co pi c led- anlimu-itr opcnitorn Monday reJccUd Governor Vlnchol's pmrosals for end- iuij tiif! bard coal strike, In icfiifintc his plan, already accepted as a basis of settlement by tho United Minf the minr; ownets offered iin proiKisitk'ii. but drew the alientiun to :i made .o rrcf-ldenl John 1.. of the nincrs' union, two weeks ,tgo, and rc- by blm. The. action llic operntnrs the vlrtiwlly "'tirro it wa.t before he. governor madfl bis offer and the strike enters Us fourth month. Tues- day, llic anthracite mpply dally growing shorter. Say It Means Old Mistake. is impossible Tor us to find your said Ihe operators' I e tier lo governor, "the basis for a sound ami lasting Feltlement and, for the same ason. can not be considered 53 a sSfl for conference and The If: tier, after pointing out the gov- ernor's plan proposes that prices -shall not tji? Increased and wages shall net Lie derrcaseil for a period of five yvara, that lie l.f asking" (he ojicraton repeat ilin JackRomilln mistake ol endeavoring lo maintain high prices to puy high the. sl formula vrlltng thet-u term 5 into a contrati.'1 "An arrangein-'ni involving mcnl on Is rlrarly illegal." Iha operators paid, and added that "prices ro-controlled by the law of supply and lerr.and and ranrmt ,bo maintained at Tllficial levels by arbitrary agrco- nent." The rdfcrrinp lo the limited check-rifi by the povcrnoir. eliaractended llils syptcni of deducting nlon duos Irorn the of ibe men as "repugnant lo reason antl and a barrier rather than an aid Iq uund IntlnMrial hi prac- they tt.Kccl, tho system rc- uU in c-jorcion and intimlclalion and voulrt not eliminate striker. Miners' Walt. Utferring to Mr. Pmchot's part in inging an end to ibo -strike of 1923. the operators slated they were procced- wlih caution because of tho public Interest in the controversy and "tie- causc of tlic unwarranted Increase im- posed on the. industry through your mediation two years ftgo." While the operators were busy con- ferring and drafUnfi their response tr> the governor's proposals, the full scale committee of tlic United. Mine front tlic anlhmcMo fields Mailed with Vrcsldent Lewis at tUn slate for dcvelopmenl.''. -Tiioy had svnnounced. were ready to resume, negotiation? (Continued on Pagt 2, Col. 6) Almost 12 Hours of Downpour Flood Flor- ida Resort Four Feet Deep in Sections. Miami. I-'ia.. Nov. drenched am! dripping, resumed her interrupted, labors Monday after the most devastating rain in her history. The downpour established a new record for a pintle day's rainfall here, with n precipitation of 11.1 according to- Kicnarrl tho 1'nilcri States weather observer here. This ncv; mark bettered the former record. Oct. 21. when ?.7G inches of rain fell. Miami and her .satellite ritir? towns were forced to suspend business generally. City Utilities Crippled, Covering an almost exrtct 12-hriiir period, the rainfall, which continued w-'ith internnlteut lulls. Svn'lay night until noon Monday, transformed greater Minma into a scries of minia- ture lakes and rivers. Principal avenue? of travel in both Miami and Miami heach wrre under from several 'inches to three ami four feet of water in Places, and hundreds "f automobile." and motor vehicles marooned City utililic.- in general wcrf fftvcrely crippled by the torrential downpour and lack of power in the city lighting 5yRtem thrtw a rail of darkncw. which crippled ordinary activHica, over the city in the early morning. No effort hn? b.-rn made to cstinnle the losses incurred. TRAIN KILLS 9 IN HITTING AUTO lilvthrvillc. Ar'ri., Nov. ptrson? wrrc kiilc'l cnf injured, probably fatally, wlicn PI. Louis-San Vranrisi-o passcniror train No. SOI. Iwmiii from St. I.o'Jis lo 'Memphis. Plruck an in which thii 10 rldiDjr. at a crossing near licro Munilay. All "S Iho ami tlic injured, n. chiM, were moniVr.s <.f thp fAtnlllcs of C'lrm Oxfnnl unA bis lirc-tlicr. Lawrence OsfonJ. fatmrr.'. HEWITT ELECTED ARMY CAPTAIN. West I'.'int. N. V.. Xov. vlllc M. (Tiny) Hewitt, fulllwck, ha? I'lfCtfd captain o( Ihe 1926 army irnm. Hcwiit. ff rcnnsyiva- nia. playci for the of Pitt..- Inirgh i-omint l'< Toinl. If Rrpcarcd In the bacfc- ticld to1 three years,
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