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   San Antonio Evening News (Newspaper) - April 10, 1922, San Antonio, Texas                                wremauon in Average Paid Circula- tion for the Month of March, 1922 SAN ANTONIO EVENING NEWS HOME EDITION United Press, Universal Services Daily-Special Cable Dispatches from All Parts VOLUME FOUR-NO. 187. SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS. MONDAY, APRIL 10, 1922.-TWELVE PAGES 21'ITWTVJ lo OHJ ud In Kullnuiil 1Y_ LO..J, Ariaj t'jiuipi fc HALLE Anti-French Plot Charged as Blast of Hidden Munitions Kills 26 in Upper Silesil ALLIED PROBE OF EXPLOSION IN GRAVEYARD IS ORDERED 23 French Soldiers Die in Disaster That Tears Great Hole in Earth; lo Determine If Poles or Germans Hid Ammuni- tion. FAMOUS GENERAL OF GERMAN ARMY DIES AT POTSDAM r'LEIWITZ, Upper Silesia, April vJ Martial law was declared in this district today, following an explosion in which at least 26 per- sons were killed and about 10 wounded. Twenty-three of the dead were French soldiers, the other three were Germans. French troops were diKcins in n looking for hidden arms. Tvtien'n burled hnnd ercniide c-tplutlod. 1 in turn, set off n hidden ninmu- nitlon dump. Grave stones vcro over- turned ami the cemetery :is veil' snvrral nearby houses, were wrecked, A srcnt liole was torn in the i-ftrth and, tlio Trench were buried be- noHtli tlif deliris. The explosion was followed hy !n- fpnsi- eicitenient whlrh heightened thf> iK'cusatloti of the French that they were Tletims of. a plot. The Inter- Allied Control Commission has ordered Into public raonrainjr. Gen. Leroml, 1'rench chief of the In- ter-Allied Commission, witnessed the oi-plonion. Ijiter So ordered an Inres- tijffltlon to determine if tlic munitions hart been hidden by Germans or roles. All the theatere ami inovlns picture theaters have been closed. I'AF.IS, April Up to mid-after- noon the French Foreign Office hnd received no official confirmation of the iircKS report of the Klllin? of wore than a score of 'French soldiers b.r the explosion of a secret amnjiinitH.n, dump in JUROR HE BOUGHT TIRES FROM MAN ON TRIAL BOY BLOWN AWAY BY TWISTER TELLS OF TRIP THR09CH AIR LIKE BIRD, 15AIRD, Tex., April Sucked up in the vortex of a Texas cyclone, battered and bruised by bits of flying debris while hurled through the air, and then dropped into a haystack 200 yards away, little Johnnie Lofton was alive and well today. Hours after the "twister had demolished the Lofton home in lower Callahan Coun- ty Saturday, Johnnie, a boy of S, was found sleeping in the deserted home of a neighbor, a mile from where his home had stood. His father, J. R- Lofton, and mother were injured when the cyclone struck. His little baby sister was killed. His father, with neighbors, began a frantic search for the son yesterday. The boy, in mud-soiled clothes, torn and tattered by the cyclone, came from be- neath the covers of a bed when the party entered the aban- doned house. "The first thing I knew, said Johnnie, in telling his story, "something lifted me up in th'e air and I flew like a bird. "If was black except when the lightning glared and things kept hitting me. AH of a sud- den I hit something soft and it jarred me so I thought I was dead, but a stone hit me smack in the nose and I woke up. I was in the haystack and I wan- dered here and to bed." SLAYER OF FRIEND WHO ATTACKED WIFE MAY NOT BE TRIED SEATTLE GIRL KILLS HERSELF ERLIX. April Cien. Erich Von Falkrnhii.vn. former hft crenprnl of flic Herman my, and leader ttt one of flip rnian nrmlc.H .that overran Ilou- ninniH, died here todrt.V of aneurism .tt Llndftlrdt, nepr Potsdam. had been Jll for a of u SEATTLE, Wash., April Bertha Brackett died in a hospital to- day from the effects' oC a bullet she fired into her breast as stood in her ncccstomcd place In tho cboir of ibc Firs- Baptist Church here last Twn witnesses hnd testified an a the jury was excused for ,1 few In THREE ARE INJURED IN AUTO ACCIDENT Twn persons were injured in an nuto collision on Military Plaza late yes- terday. Carrie Xickerson, nejrress, and Lydia Walton, necress, both living at 303 Durango Street, sutiered slight bodily bruises and cuts nbout the face and were taken to the Hobcrt 15. Green Me- morial Hospital by the police. Both (lie neprresse.s were. seated in a car driven by ..Mrs, JSlancbc -.Harris, vi'wt Houston Street; which collided with another driven hr Mvs-.-E-. Edcr. iTudcntiai Hotel. Xcitber of the driv- er? were injured. Only one man -was injured when three nutomcibilpM collided near the cor- ner or Kouth Flores -and Lambert Streets early Saturday night. C. A. White J.'l West Tbeo Avcutie, wns slightly about the face, Floyd Jett. asi.'i Smith Flores Street: J. K. Jackson 103 DHtmar street, and White, drivers of the enrs, were nrrest- c-d nnd charged with careless driving, MIES I'.rnckett was singing Uamlel'3 liynni. witl: other nicni- hors of ''olr rilto drfrV n re- volver from thu Mds of her end firerl into her breast. WHS n.auij-stricken "Church was dismissed by tiie Kev. A. M. Uailey. The pastor and mem- of the congregation -went .to the hospital, where they held a prayerful all-night vigil over Miss Brackett. The was 23 and the daughter of ,1 Seattle business man. Friends said she had recently broken her engagement to a young man of Seattle. SUPREME COURT SAYS GALVESTON CITY LAW ON 5C FARE LEGAL WASHINGTON, D. C, Aprils Supreme Court of the United States today declared valid a city ordinance of Gal-' veston, Texas, fixing a 5-ccnt street car rate.. Lower Federal courts also had held the ordi- nance valid. Court todny wliilc Kra riato Gomes tried on n burglary charge in eonuection with dis- .ippearancc r.f 20 tires rained nt nbout. from mi acceKsory concern opera; by J. K. Williams on Jaiinnry 21. "Vd tn speak to tlie ;t minuto." Kobcrt Meycrhoffer. iso: CCK- Street, the jurors, "Judffc at the bcprnnlnu- of the 1 said "that I did not know anything nbout the crisp, but I believe T m on" of tho follows -ivho boiiRht some of 1 those tires." Defense attorneys seemed surprised. J Further   left :ivns sercrt-d below the knee. He was taken to tbe Santa Rosa Hospital, where it wag reported today flint he will recover. Oklahoma oil man fornwr Su- preme Court Justice will not. In the opinion of n number of Okla- homa llshts, tried tor th. killlns of Lieut. Col.. -Paul Eerie whom. Day ch.reeU. he lonud atticUIni Bar. Das pleaded unwritten taw taroner i Inquest OklnBomn City Satur- day. nnd dint Jury rrtiirnnl.n diit recommcndlns that be not Indicted, KUKLUXKLAN PROBE WILL BE RESUMED BY AUSTIN GRAND JURY Premier Facta of Italy Gathering Called to Restore European Prosperity; U. S. Ab- sence From Session Deploredv CT. GEORGE'S PALACE, GENOA, April Lloyd I' today challenged the Russian delegation to accept eon- ditions as a basis for its presence at the Genoa economic confer, cnce, or withdraw. In a speech drew applause from the 157 delegates, rep- resenting 34 nations, gathered in the council hall for the opertinr session of the most impressive international conference since sailles the British Premier declared the program for the paricr was the program laid down at Cannes, France, by the Supreme v Council. By FRANK E. MASON iBtfrnnttoiuU Service Staff CorwnilOndcjit. GENOA April the Genoa economic conference fails, detiMU will' creep over the entire declared Premier Lloyd this afternoon in his keynote speech opening this great international con- clave. The British statesman deplored the absence of the United The long heralded international conference, whose object is restoration of economic prosperity in Europe and the safe-guarding; European peace, opened here today with the lenders confident that rtsults will be achieved. In addition to the various it is siblc a cencral treaty may be drawn Tip in the form of a peace pact com-j bining the various international commercial decisions.____________ yt AUSTIN. Tex.. APril Ing this afternoon nftor a rocens since iprll 3, tSe'Trarls County srand Jury was cspectcd to resume investlgatlcti oC the Ku Klnx Klan. The iETestlga- tlon must be completed by April 20, as that is the last flay of -the present tettdea term of the District Court. J. D. Police Commissioner, and F.- G, Reynolds, Woodmen .lie World flmln remandefl' by ppeals .for ,m tlieir inembevslilp in the Win, liavc im- til a'iinrsdav to file R motion KhenAns in llTe tte motion overruled for relators siiy it is i.robable effort irill be.maflc to car- ry the case to tlio United States' declared nnd Copcland' will so to jail before they an- swer the jsry questions, "We ore' convoked here to ,relieve the misery of the declared Pre- mier Facta of Italy, in, welcoming the. delegates. Premier Lloyd Georce moved that-. Premier Facta be made president or. the conference and Premier Batthon, head of the French delegation, second- ed the motion. Premier Facta. then took the chair. In an address .accepting the presidency. Signer Facta empha- sized the necessity of a political agree- ment for "tie solution of. the conomic, financial and transportation .problems. He confidence is, im" to-tlie..tilted.State's, Pw- nibr-Ka.t'tii snld: EVEKY-COCNTBT FACES SIMIIAB CONDITION'S. f "Every country, even those Tartniat awav 'face the same conditions as: we in.Eurone. The rcnllties wulcli con- front UH are internfltlonal Jn scope. Three hnaiired millions n( men arc non-productive today through Inck of Contlnoed on TBRO Two OPERATIONOF OWN HOSPITAL Man Who Shot Nurse Charged With Assault With Intent to Kill Airs J Ihe coint of death at Santa Rosa Infirmary with a bullet wound r-cr body which she and McAuliffe say, was inflicted acddentally 11 en tried to shoot a rabbit that had run m fnmt .rf autcmobilc The couple was returning from church at the time of the yiootin" which occurred about o'clock last night on the Qu.n ana Koad and" half north of Von'Ormy. Slight hopes are entertamed for the recovery of Mrs. whose condition was reported as crm- at noon. have nothing to .cover "P.1 BLANTON ASKS PROBE OF HOUSE MEMBERS Tlio Feast tlie name of will be in nil feuir-lcs nnd as as in the nonies in San An- THE WEATHER She Is Still Riding Crowded Street Jor- dan Latest to Be Reward- His Courtesy. HAVE yon met the Stranger yot? If you hnrcn't be sore look for her on a-crowded-strept car this aft- ernoon. She IK .dnily m.iKinp tier trips tn cars. Her purpose is see that no woman is standing. She wants lo in- still courtesy into every man in San Antonio. Consequently if yon fie.? a woman standing on a crowded street car be sure to offer your seat to her. If it l happens to be the Mysterious. Stranger she will reward your courtesy by J bunding you nil onler for ?2. All you will have to do is to appear ut the of- fice of the Kvenin? News." where n lir.-iiid new S2 bill nwnits yon. Gene -Ionian, an anto mechanic em- ployed by Clifton George, is the latest to win He was on a Southern I'a- cific car line late Saturday afternoon riding to liis home, at l'J2 Street when the Mysterious .Stranger boarded his ear. It happened to he crowded. He offered his seat, and this morning collected at the office of the Xcws. i San A n t o n t O nnd T o n i K h i and Tuesday ly fnlr, coltlrr tonlsllt: mini- mum temperature ffo to Gfi; frpsh to westerly T x a Tonight unset- fair, colder .tonio nnd throughout the world begin- ning Wednesday and continuing for a week. KabbI Sidney S. Tcdesche will have charge oC special service to bo held in Temple Hcth El Wednesday evening at G o'clock, Thursday morning 10 o'clock and Saturday evening at i o'clock, the last exercise or supper being held for the children of the Sun- day School. The observance of tu.; least is car- ried out with elaborate plans by many who hold 41 ill their homes. The ritual and prayer at the feast nnd manv of th.-> features date bad; to the first" holding ot the mc-al of thanks- living after the deliverance the l Jews from the Egyptians. i Sometimes called the "Feast of Un- I leavened Bread." it takes its name from the food eaten by the Israelites during their pilgrimage out of the land of the rtolemy's and the crossing of the r.ed Sea. It is this same kind o" bread, "Mnt- zos." tb.it will he eaten in the JcwisV. homes oC San Antonio during the week. WEBB COUNTY ASSAULT] CASE BEING TRIED JN j 37TH DISTRICT COURT! D. C.. asked ?aLc itself nnd determine if any mem- bers -ire "whiskey flasks." sets.'1 "poker chips" and other non-essentials In conduct oC public business through the House stationery room. A resolution for such an in- vestigation by ;i eomraittL-e of II mem- bers wns hy Kepresenta- tin; Blantonf Democrat, of Texas. CHITANS IN SIBERIA CLASH AGAIN nc- TOK10. April liciivy between fon-es of. tho jruvcriiiiient .l.-ipaji's occupational arinv in Siberia is causing conr.erti here. In the latest fizhtin? S.OOfl Ilns- sians were runted, with heavy casual- ties, nnd nrp in retreat alone fhe I's- fltiri Kiver. Seven .Ijipancfe M'er'e Icill'ul Ttmperatnre Vrnr Todny Lowest----... A motion for trial of a crimhuit snult against C. Liinsrhler. in Thirty-seven tii District Court wos hcin? hoard today by Jiidcc Amlcrson, Lanzhtct V.TS In Webb County District Court, thu a jury. Kfrorts to obtflin :i now jury were .futile, -nccordinjs tr> nffidnv- its 'prcscntf-fl to -Tntljrp Anderson. TIic is alleged to have fnfccn nlncre July 2, lust, at Alice, BURGLAR LEAVES A NOTE THANKING, CHILD FOR BANK .von for what 1 sat. "LOXIi WOLT." 1 Stjflt were oT note left hy the meanest Ijnrfflar. -after he Im'd stolen a hank. from the home of Eugene Jordan, 12tr htrtrot. nisrht, Tlie note WHN printed ivith rt pencil on H rotish ttf pappr. The nanifl IVolf" un- derscored several havo the note, hat .ilo not be.lieve It n very jjood   look her to Viin Ormy after she was shot and that there she received, first aid treatment. She was later brought to this city in an amlv.ilrnce. MAX COMPANION AT POLICE McAnlIffe accompanied tlie i lance into the citv. went lo the door I of Ihe hospital. Ho then left, it wns -ivlilch I said Late, lie reported tlic shootinc I to Police and savn bun- I self up. He was held for later beins turned over to Klieriff Meantime, after hwirini tbe sljc-lf.- toniwd the affair from her. Sheriff Tobin said that he talked wilb .1 man who claimed to be an I-nice of Mrs Bnzcmstn. This aciiiiain- t.jncf save tho sheriff information wliicli is said to point toward a m" for the A rennrt of .in allesed attempt to d-.cot the wnninn'Inat Friday njorn'lns i is l.ein; Investigated by the shcrllf. I Mrs rnrrmiTl 1 widow inl his r ii 4 years old. and a 1 -cars old. living frith her mother-In- Me- Mrs, R. W. Bozeman at Rosebud, was McAuliffe said thflt he has a wife and a dc- small sou .living In Houston. He his i been separated from Ills wife about six months, he told Sheriff Tobin. Hospital attendants suid that Mrs. Ikweman told them the shooting was accidental, .M (At LI WE SAYS HE WAS TO SHOOT RABBIT McAnliffe's story is that lie attended Continued on Two CONFERENCE OF MUNICJPAt AND COUNTY OFFICIALS TO STUDY PLANS, for the acquisition by city of the KObert II Grectf Mf- morlal Hospital. 19 be operated distinct municipal' project, instcail of a Joint city-county institution -us present, will he taken up morning at -10 o'clock. j County Judge McCJoskoy will. tocet.5 with Mayor Black and the-City Com-; missioncra at the City HnJl to pmcnt; a written proposal on -which negotiations may be based Dr. D. Berrcy. County and Dr. L. L. S'rfopshirc. CitT Officer, will bo present at the confer- ence. Ir is understood that Dr. Slirw- shire urge tlie acctpiiun.e of proposal. 4 In T'rief. according to proposals which led to tlie cnllinrc the meeting .Wednesday, tho county; will turn over- to tbe cit-v the deed to i the hospital pay off nil Indebted- ness now outstanding, KUionotln-'--.to''. about 5125.000, tlie city's sbara ttj which is a.iout The consideration in turn would- an agreement by the 'city to minlster-f to nil the legal charges, couutjvl with the exception ct are.' taken care of nt the County -Farm. It the city were to take over hospital, n new board of control would.. probably lie nppoinfcd nnd tauoivj self-sustaining. Pay words, where charges would nominal, would be e.stanliBben' for thel benefit of tliosc iinajilc 10; nfford accommodations of institutions, not-justified ceptlnii charity, according to of Dr. Shropshire, -who of Ihe strongest factors in Iho city in-i county together reorganization plan in mind. A of details nccMSMiT -.to-.; the frsnsfer of the institution will presented in the -written proposal "from; .Indge JfcC'loskcy V.'ednend.iy. Interest Running High in Big Automobile All Attendance Records Musical Concerts Attracts Crowds of Thousands INTEREST in (he Fourth Annual Automobile Show, staged in th'e-Si.; Anthony Hotel, has net lagged in the slightest since its openiajr'. Thursday evening. Enthusiasm and concern in this splendid exhibit jui; manifested by the thousands of San Antonionu and by the visitors ill city, who have turned out to view the season's moat magnificent offerr? ings of the automobile industry, show that the trend of present thought- am" desire is toward the motor car. n by a double quartet-wag- ma The stress o tor Mr programs of entertainment ire features nf ihe evening liave altrncted ivi'de interest, ivho felt that there, was ab- no possibility of their buying lia year, nwlii? lo Mie finuiicial if the tinips. attended the 'mn- cxhililt for the sake of Hie s inusie that was 10 be heard, of these folk <-liauced I heir minds nbout hard times ami mentally IIVOWLH! "where there's a will a way" as tlicv noted the perfect models in ihs nnd verbally an- nounced their intention of an automobile before the exhibition Is closed. So mticli for clever 7orce if s-ikspcoph nh" yul not fill in call itteiilion t< UK ex cllenic ft .tlieir nifieent. The quartet Is of. Mrs. Fred Jones, Mrs. 0. 15. Gnv Simpson anil'M1W- lOsihi-r Harmf. altos: Wlillam. TnrnerJ and Glenn l.nw. n-iiors: and Kreil bussos.'.-' prosrim Jnoluded shuueit Clorla toe (horns Him F Mildtn and scJLtctn from Lui la 1 or the 1 senution of thesi. numbers, njuci be or the ihllltT of tlilt iinirHlte I be work of t" stood t nt inil marked tne oltli nnrt blended twi It Ions m nncr t perfort vioy i j roffr-jni wax wopt FRED BUMMEKT The name of Hutumert Is s guarantee Cor best ID Wall Paper, Paints. Art and .WiatSow Glaw. 611 East Houston Street. (Adv.) H. L. WAGNER DRUG Ca Two litares. CrocKett 35S and itaTis SOB. KDNA POLHEMLfS, The hat that best acretitB yorir- Indl- rldualit.v awalti yon beie. 209 AlaBO AUTO AND TAXI SERVICE 51 HO Dcr hour. Trlns .S.V'ijo {Arfr CALL CHAS D HALL With HnU I Ivarktcji for U Ounttr A   

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