Reno Evening Gazette, February 22, 1923

Reno Evening Gazette

February 22, 1923

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Reno Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - February 22, 1923, Reno, Nevada SMELTER SITTLEMINTS Lead 8.06 Copper KTB Associated No quotations on siher, copper, lead and zinc in New York today because of holiday. FORTY-SEVENTH YEAR EIGHT PAGES RENO, NEVADA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1923 EIGHT PAGES NO, 46 LIQUOR APPLICATIONS FLOOD PROHIBITION OFFICE COUNTERFEITING PLOT REACHES INTO OLD WORLD BESIDES NEW 0 BESIDES THOSE Two Are Taken Up in Naples But One of Them Escapes From Her Captors Spurious Money Distributed in British Columbia Said to Be by Bootleggers NEW YORK. Fob. ser- vice men began today drawing in tho strings of a nation-wide net that they expect wilt enmesh a thousand mem- bers of an International counterfeit conspiracy that they believe has Its tentacles gripped in every Important city of the country. RittB Did Businiu The ring Is believed to have manu- factured and distributed between one and ten million dollars' worth of bogus bills and spurious stamps Arrests all over tho country, with raids centering In Chicago, Detroit, yan Francisco and other big cities were forecast today tfc those federal officers) who completed last night the jailing of sixty-tour alleged counter- feiters in the metropolitan district. Deprived of its brains, the slejjthn believe the organization to be Incapa- citated. Too The raids that fetched the sixtv- BORAH NAY ACCEPT SOVIET INVITATION TO BEJTS GlEST WASHINGTON, Pub. tor Borah, Republican, may be the guest oE the Russian .soviet gov- ernment It !ic ittiangos for the Kuropean tilp next bpiirig hi> had been considering, Mi' But ah said toddy he had rc- cclvud and accepted, provlslon- ulty. an "unofficial" Invitation to go Into Hussla us the guest of the government, He has decided to go, ho said, it' conditions make it ut all possible. Ho long has been an advocate of a resumption or relations be- Iwoen the United States and rum- Ma, i .IN A. LOGAN IOOAY AI AGE OF 84 WASHINOTON, Feb. S3. lary Slmmcrson Cunningham Logan, vldow of the famous Civil War gon- ral, John A. LOgan, died here todny ftei1 ten days' Illness ot intluenza at ho ago oC eighty-four yeais. Her ttsband, after war, was United States onator from Illinois, twice almost omlmttetl for President at Republi- can national conventions, and In 1S86 Republican candidate for vice picsi- dont'on tho'ticket hcadod'by James G, Blalnc. Mrs. Logan was married In 1856, her husband coming to Washington two years later as a member of the house of representatives. During the Civil War she frequently vibited him mlts nnd liquor bottle labels, besides lat the battle front and was active In COAL 'FOR OUTSIDE twonty.-elght In the Oast two developed huge sacks of counterfeit bills, lluuor per- complete printing and engraving outfit planted In Greenwich Village. Seven distributing offices were found, one within shouting distances of po- lice The state of the printing plant indi- cated detectives arrived to (Turn to Three) WASHINGTON, Feb. pro- posed amendments to tho constitution ordered reported today to (lie house. One by Senator Norrls, llepub- tican. Nebraska, would continue from Man-It to January tho dito of limtigur- titlon of nnti from December to January tho time for the convening Ihe regular session of congress. Th" other by Kopresentiitlvu Foster, Republican, Ohio, would give congress power eoneurient with several ftutes to limit the labor of persona under eighteen. A similar amendment has been reported by a stenato committee. NIAYFIELD'S TITLE relief work among the wounded. Since her husband's death on De- comber 26, Mrs Logan had wilt- ton extensively on Civil War happen- ings and other historical matters She was a world-wide, traveler -nnd col- lected n vast group of war sotiyenlrs. and trophies as a memorial ao her son, WaJ. John A Logan, who was killed In the battle of San Jaclnto in tho Philippines on Novembei 11, 1309 Germans Adopt New Policy So Neutral Countries May Be Made to Feet Occupation ESSEN, Feb. 22 the Asso- ciated Press) Steps to make the of- fset of the occupation, of the Ruhr felt by neutral countries have been taken by Gorman mine officials as pait of the passive program, ac- corJing to Information in the htinda }t the French At a. meeting in Bochum, attended by the coal mine of- ficials of the entire district, It was decided to cancel all coal contracts tflth Holland, SwitKeiland and other neutral countries, It is stated. Unemployment Will Increase The mining officials agreed they ivould supply only the local needs of he Ruhr district This means that much less coal will bo mined- and un- employment will be increased The activity of the security office isainst the French and the Belgian-! s Increasing The French, It appears, are determined to put them out of commission and have ordered the dis- solution of the oiganlzatlon, which is composed of foi mcr non-combatant 'orces of the imperial army. The riermans arc making efforts to keep he security police in activity. Government Protesting BERLIN, Feb. 22 the Asso- ciated Press) The German govern- ment demands the release at this time of all police officers still under airest In the French area of occupation in a noto picsented to the Fiench govern- ment Jay the Gorman charge d'affaires. at Paris, it was learned here today Berlin the right to dem-ind full satisfaction for alleged acts of violence in the Ruhr and vigorously protests against such nets "Brutal Excesses" Spoken Of In the note, the German government gives Its vcislon of the occurrences at GelsenUldijhen February 12 when two 4-Frpnch gendarmes and a German po- lice seigeant were wounded. The ser- geant died later. The note calls attention to the sub- sequent measures undertaken by the French occupational authorities refer- ring to the Imposition of a fine ol one hundred million marks, and to the at rest of members pf the police force The communication alleges that the latter step was attended by brutal excesses" on the part of the French troops. LEVANT; NEW YORK, Feb. hundred patrolmen, a troop of mounted police nml (i largo detail of detectives today v.cro ordered by Chief Insporlot I.oahy to preserve order tonight at a Madison Square Garden meeting culluil In pro- lust against the Invasion ot tho Ruin by French It oops. Senator Borah ot Idaho an- il that of tho i nouncett as the principal tipcakcr at the and to prohibit meeting, was called by a bpecial ider the ago of "non-partisan committee" of which, Senator-elect Edwards of New Jersey Is chairman. Resolutions will bo ottered declar- ing tlio French policy "threatens tho fcace and prospeiity of the world WASHINGTON, Fob. tho Associated charges against thtl Ku Klux Kltin and Us olflcerM were made today In papers Hied with the scnuto challenging the right of Eurlo B. Mtiyllokl to tnko hh seat In tho next congress as a senator from Texan. The Tho election contest and Its accom- pany charges were filed by George 13. B. Peddy, who iftn for senator last vcmbcr In Texas as a Republican and Independent Democrat nnd who ac- cused Mr. OTayfleld, during u bitter campaign, with being the candidate of tliu klatt as well as ot the regular Democratic Excessive and illegal expenditure of money by tlio Mayftcld In counting tlio ballots tint! other Irrcgu- Unities were charged In the contest petition, which uskcd for a. recount. It Inctiota ainyllold's election was sought by the Ku Klitx ICIan, tho petition con- tinued, to foster Its pin poses of se- curing political domination. Jt was declared the alleged conspir- acy assisted by "various state and county officials" of Texns. LONDON, Tcb. (By tlio Asso- ciated A change trom a non- commltal view of the pacification of Ireland to cautious but undoubted optimism" unions well informed resl- dente'of Dublin is reported by the correspondent of the Daily Mall who has just returned from the Irish city utter an absence ot five months A Belfast .dispatch says that Gen O'Daly, commanding the Free State forces In county Kerry jreporta the OF 1776 President Caught in Chicago And Says He's Broke; Put Blame on Missing Pair CHICAGO, Feb. Frank Tay- lor president of the First National Bank of Warren, Mass, closed by bank examiners investigating the re- ported dlaappoaianco of in today was under arrest here and detectives awaited the arrival of his wlto to apprehend hei Detectives Search for Two A i-earch being instituted for Abraham Goldman ot Chicago, owner of the conti oiling intetesl in the insti- tution and Joseph B Mnrchino, his son-in-law, who it was said hasJ pui hascd a controlling interest in the Merchants and Mechanics Bank at Philadelphia and the Niagaia Life In- surance Company of Buffalo, N Y Ai rested by private detectives here last night, Tayloi said the first news of his bank's failure reached him thiough newspapers A suspicion that all -uas not well at the institution, Taylor told the, officers, brought him to Chicago to confer with Goldman Owner's Son-in-Law Skips Marcino, Taylor said, had dlsap- pcaied a week pievious with the key to a safe deposit box containing the bank's bonds an'd securities. Taylor said in hissconfeicnce with Goldman the latter voiced a suspicion that Marcino had fled with the bank's funds. Extradition was waived by Taj lor, and he a willingness to re- turn to "Waircn at onco. Buying Stock ip Banks "I can't even pay, my way back he tolcl detectives. Marcino, who, officials saltl, acterf as agent for Goldman, was icported to be a fugitive from justice Untier the na'me of, Moffere, detect- ives said, had bought block in the Bank of-feprls, IHarv-or Savings Bank OE San Pedro, Cal and Ottawa, 111 banks. KILLED IN ACT DEMOCRACIES DEFENDED VICE PRESIDENT CALVIN COOLIDGE NOT FALLEN VICE PRESIDENT TELLS COLLET This Nation Has Some Dangerous Elements hut It Stands True to Washington, Co olidge Declares: Day Is Widely Observed in "Washington IN DRY LAWS OF STATE Real Whiskey Will Appear on Market Here in Few Weeks, Dealers Are Declaring To Be Sold Bottled in Bond As Put Up at Distilleries Under U. S. Regulations Nevada's aridity is to endure for practically another month but steps way to appease the thirsty with honest-to-goodness bottled-m- bond stulf, it became known today with the announcement by Capt. J. P. Donnelley, federal director ot prohl- tjition for Nevada, that a flood of ap- plications for permits to sell liquor undei the provisions of the Volstead act has begun to pour into his office. Red Tape Delays Sale red tape nvill delay act- ual sale ol liquor under physicians' prescriptions tor several weeks, drug- gists say, for their bonds must be sent to Washington for approval, but when this Coiamiltj has been disposed of, it v. ill be on sale in original packages at perhaps 50 per least that i is the puce in California. And in California the doctois charge for each prescriptions, but they may come higher in Reno. It is believed, that the cost pei pint will not exceed 50, taking into consideration all charges, including the proposed tax ot fifty cents a pint, provided for in a bill introduced in the senate the other day by Scott, of Lincoln county. v In retrospection this is some price because good bonded liquor sold in. pie-Volstead days for six bits a. pint. The advance is Just one thousand per cent, but it is reasonable enough, it is believed to thin out the lanks of the bootleggers. Law Imposes Restrictions Under the national prohibition law i there are restrictions which preclude the sale of more than one pint of I whiskey to any one person within a ten-day period. There are further re- stiictions which limit the number of prescriptions a physician may write. The Whiteley bill, which automatic- ally will become a law at midnight tonight, unless "the governor should decide during the day to veto it, and TUCKAHOE, N. Y., Feb (By tile Assoclitod Press bones of an unknown soldier, who gave hib life a century and a half ago in the struggle for American Independence, wore entombed with honors In the Tuckahoe town halt today as tho na- tion celebrated the birthday of the un- known's great commundei in chief Next February 22, if plans of the vlt- lageis are the unknown will be removed onco tnbre, to Ho with 104 oMils I'ellowb in a Revolutionary (cme- tery dominated by n shaft i eating the manner of their deaths The skeletons, with an occasional met.itllc button from a Continental finny uniform as the only means of identification were found buried in a trench at an old ciossroads on the out- skirls of Tuckahoe when excavations were started by building rontiactois Residents immediately decided upon a suitable monument to the long loit dead, with today's ceremonies as a be- ginning. All alone the unknown lav in stale In the council chamber of the town hall, while passed In silent 'tribute before the flag draped casket Not word broke .the silence O1VEAHA, Fob unidentified man wa.s killed and two others sup- posedly wounded early this morning when Sam C Curtis, special Chicago and Gicat Westetn railioad detective, after concealed himsell within j Ihe road's y mis here opened firo on a pai ty of six men whom he discovered in tho act ol rilling cars. The unidentified man was when police who hud temforced Cuttis upon hearing the exchange of mote one hundred .shots, icnclipcl him Tntpo men wcie seen to dtivc off in an auto- mobile ONEKNOWM-TOBEDEAD AFTER POWDER EXPLODES GHAFTON, 111, Jfeta man is known to have been killed and one Injured in a heiies of sevetnl explos- ions at the plcinl of the Illinois Vow- clcr M.inufcictuimg Compnny neir hete this afternoon The number of tlcdd and injured may incieaso tli6 debris is cleaied SYRACUSE, Feb 22 The ideal of America ia the building up oL selJ reliance and self contiol among- her citmemy, Vice President Coolidgc s.iTd today at a lenten scivice here in ob- servance of Washington's birthday. Sustaining Hope''and.' Progress Under the Ameucan system ol gov- ernment, he declaied, society re- main a "living organism sustaining hope and ptosiess, contPnt to extend its dominion, not by, conquest, but by BLOOD STAINED AUTO IS TAKEN FROM CREEK SANTA BARBARA, Fob 22 A limousmo, said to contain liquor and bearing blood stains, was iscoveicd iiom a creek near Gaviota and brought to a local garage last night. Two persons are reported to have been in- luiecl and to have been taken to Los Angeles. The license plate of the cai surrender of the Irish loader Pierce i Not word broke .the silence in T b Vu i ioVr which the memorial tribute was carried bore the number 790-3IS and column of seventeen men to facilitate -which the amnesty in North- ern Kerry wus extended forty-eight hours. After signing an undertaking providing for their good behavior'the irregulars wore allowed to--go EVELYN NESfllT FREED OP DISORDERLY CHARGE ATLANTIC CITV, Feb. 22 The Evelyn Nosbit chaiged v. A detailed liuMctment of th0 disorderly conduct in a local cafe taat Sunday morning, wus dismissed h-as made in the petition, which was regarded as the opening gun In a sen- atorial election contest of unparalleled bltte -ness. OFFICE AND SAYS HE'LL FIGHT SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. fiom President Hardlnjf Informing Ed- waul White of his removal as com- missioner of Immigration of port has been received by Mr. White, who says he will have to be ejected before a new commissioner can tnlce the of- tlce. today. Sho asserted sho had been In- sulted by a Plttsburg man and that sho merely resented his remarks. The preferred by two city de- dalre chise MeCORMICK TO VISIT COAST CHICAGO. Feb. F. Me- Cormick, manufacturer whofco second manUiKo to Clunnti Wntakn, op- ei'a singer, occurred here recently, de- parted last night for San Cat., nec-ompnnled by motlier. cy- nuM McCormlck, This afternoon, the casket was low- ered, still without a spoken word, into a crypt beneath the town hall floor, there to rest until the more elaborate plans can be carried out GIVES WOMEN' VOTE MANTUA, Feb (By the Asso- ciated Press) The Philippine senate bill the right to vote The measure goes to the house. It provides that the law is In- effectnc until the women themselves decide by referendum whether the> passed unanimously today a granting women in the islands to acquire the right ot fran- VATICAN AND ITALY CLOSER CARDINAL'S TALK INDICATES LONDON, Feb. Special dis- patches from Romexsay that Cardinal Vannutolls1 remarks to Premier Mus- solini mt the marriage of the Caidlna'.s niece to Deputy Flnzl, under secre- tary of the Interior, eretited a great im- Itrosiilon ami was generally commen't- ed upon by yesterday afternoon's newspapers as having an Important significance. The cardinal, who Is dean of the sac- red college, told- Premlpr Mussolini thtit tho latter "for his energy find de- votion to the country" had been chos- en to "save the nation and restore her The cardinal also expressed pleasure at the premier's presence at tho majrias10 ceremony. These remarks, the dispatches said, are only a further indication ot in- creased cordial relations .between the Vatican and the state but also suggest that tha holy see approved- the fas- cist! regime. It is supposed that Car- dinal Valunnuteltl would not have spoken so plainly without previously I'onsuHing the pope. MONKEY IS BOOTLEGGER, SAY LONG BEACH POLICE LONG BEACH, Feb. police believe that in Jocko, a, trained nionkpy owned by C. H. Simon, they have tak- en into custody the first simian boot- legger They chaise that Simon, in the 1ail, accused of violating the Wright act, had taught the monkey to deliver bootleg liquor to certain customers Jocko seems to be enjoying his stay in jail. FRANcTvJniTRESUME RUSSIAN NEGOTIATIONS PARIS, Feb. the Associated Press) French government has decided to resume negotiations with soviet Russia, according' to the Echo National. The newspaper says that the cabinet ministers discussed this ques- tion at, their last meeting and decided to send a mission to Russia in a month or so, although Premier Pom- care opposed such a step. PRINCE'S LONDON, Feb. George undeiwent an operation in Bucking- ham Palace today tor the removal of the from each foot He had suffered from the persistent flexion or the toes as "hammer which, caxised him considerable incon- venience in his naval duties and also In dancing. 'Recently he umlonvent an opeiation foi Appendicitis. He contrasted two bioad theories of government 1 1 the world one the tem of clasb and caste, the other the system of ccttuility and ticeclom. Under the formei, the declared, 'the people look to the, but under the lj.1- tci- 'the illicit look lo the people." lie pointed out that thcie are some dan- geious tendencies in thiy countiy to- day Self-Government Stands Ceitaln students, he baid, hn-ve come to the belief that intelligence- in Amc_- r AUTO IS CLUE ANGELAS, Feb. 22 of a hovrtci clash anrl gun fight between mm runners and piohibition enfoi ce- ment agents during the latter pait of last year with the investigation into the mysterious slaying here last week of Earl Remington, electrical cngmeet, was indicated today by the sheulfs of- 36. Deputy H. M. Pntcnard, in pharg-e of: cliy Investigation activities of the sher- iffs office, declared today that Rem- mgcbn's large automobile answered de- scriptions of the car in which the rum lunners escaped after the gun figth. It became known today that Rem- ington's namo was in the possession of the federal prohibition enforcement agents for invebiigation prior to the murder last Thursday 'light. i ica docs-not lest very high and that thcioloio ciMlization is in. peiil of l ailure. It cannot be denied that there are dangerous he said "The! ftict that one empiie bioke down is not to be But self-govein- ment did not break down Gieat strides torvvaid in civilization usually come from the nvtsses, he vud He declared that this always recognised by George Washing- ton Washington An Inspiration "For the most part, the wealth and aristocracy of the colonies did notfol- lj.w he continued, "but the suppoit of tho Roiolulion came Ciom tho faim, tiom the men of the town meeting "The example of Washington never will be outgtown, for the wisdom, of the principles which he advocated and established docs not change. He was JTurn to SLAYER'OF WIFE FOUND GUILTY OF MANSLAUGHTER MADEBA, Cal, Feb 22 George Harlow, North Fork power man, was found guilty of manslaughter for the slaying of his wife bv a juiy in the court of Superior Judge Stanley Mur- ray this afternoon attei' twenty hours of deliberation TO USE I (Turn to Page Three) DEFlSml IS REPORTED OUT WASHINGTON, Feb. Mellon was quoted today in the house- by Chairman FOrtlney of the 'nays and means committee as statins' that he had no objection to tho use of money reccned Iiom the foreign debt settle- ments for the- payment of a soldiers' bonus after tho money was in hand. Representative BJanton, Democrat, Texas, wanted to know this did not mean that the former service men would have to wait sixty-tv, o 3 ears, the time which the Bulish loan is to run. "The g-enlleman knows better than retuined Mr. Fordney The committee chairman said Mr Mellon had told him he would prefer that the matter be taken up with President Harding before another bonus bill was intioduced. WASHINGTON, Feb. thiid deficiency bill for the cuirent fiscal year, c.ur.ving; was report- ed today by the house appropriations committee The largest item is for the tefund of internal rev-, enue taxes eironeously collected. Other larg-e appropriations proposed are for reimbursement ot contractors m connection ivith the naval sciapping piogiam; .for modernizing old battleships: for'military and insur- ance in the veteran's bureau; 000 for pensions and S9.736.766 for the postal bervice, to bo paid from postal revenues. The committee cut tho budget esti- mate by eliminating among other items, a supplemental appropria- tion of for the United States coal commission, lor which ivas proxided when it was created. Investigation and lesearch work by the departments of commerce and ag'- riculture with a view of developing new souices of lubber supply were provided for in an item of ask- ed by Secretary Hoover. FRENCH HONOR DAY PARIS, Feb American flag flew Paris city hall today in honor of George Washington. The flag- was presented by Alexander of Philadelphia, through the French, em- bassy at Washington. It was accom- panied by letters from President Hard- ing and the governors of thirty-two states. NEW YORK ALL CATHOLIC CHURCHES THERE NEW YOHK. Feb. 22 -rA police guaid was posted today at every Eo- nian Catholic church, in greater New York up-m order issued by Chief In- spector The blue coats 'were instructed to prevent persons carrying suspicious bundles from entering tbyp churches and also to prevent loitering Inspector Leahy refused to ,give any reason for the nriusual action Monsignor Eavello, vicar genera! of the diocese, said today 'the church authorities had not asked police pro- tection anfl he believed that action was spontaneous on the part of the police department. The sexfon of one downtown Catholic church said there had been a series of thefts from poor hexes candle depositaries in var- ious Catholic churches ind that the guards had been posted m an effort to capture Jne marauders _. There have been several fires re- cently in catholic churches in North- ern'New York. SAMRAMENTO, Fob. 22. Bland, employe of a local restaurant. today identified womans clothing found yesterday irt a boat on the Sac- ramento river near here, as that of. his wife, Bertha, who, he declared, left him suddenly last Saturday and has .not since been heard from Bland said.his wife had eloped with, another man, wh'o, he declared, had threatened to "have her or kill her." The photograph of the -woman found among- her effects in the boat, bore on. the back the name of George Fessler. who is said to be the owner of a mine at Allcghany, near Nevada City, Cal. Fessler, accordin gto Bland, has a. wife and baby at San Jose. Bland declared he had found Fessler and Mrs. Bland in San Francisco last week and had knocked Fessler to the ground, then compelled his wife to turn to Sacramento with him. Police discarded, the first theory or suicicle evolved -when the garments of the woman were found in the boat. KEPT LIQUOR IN JOINT OPPOSITE DRY OFFICES SAN FRANCISCO. Feb. Puc- cinrri, proprietor of a soft drink place that faces the custom house here, yes- terday was sentenced to serve' six months m jail because liquor ivaa found in his establishment JEWS PA PER I .FWSFAPFR! ;