Wichita Daily Times, December 27, 1921

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December 27, 1921

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Wichita Daily Times (Newspaper) - December 27, 1921, Wichita Falls, Texas THE WEATHER Wlcklta Tletaitri T aNk winter HOME EDITION VOLUME XV. PRICE So-PAY NO MORE WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1921, TEN PAGES NUMBER 228. NEW ARMS CONFERENCE EXPECTED DISMISS TWO AND BIND OVER ELEVEN IN ARDMORE CASE TO URGE PEOPLE TO REFUSE TO TAKE UP ARMS AND GO TO WAR. PLANS JOR THE FUTURE ON HIS RETURN HOME Btglna Serlea of Conference! With Now In Wain- Ington. WASHINGTON, Dec. against war Is to occupy a great part of the future activities of Eu- gene V. Debs, fredd from Atlanta penitentiary by executive eleihency on Christmas day, according to his own announcement here today. The socialist leader said he coutd make no cpncreto plans for the future un- til he reached his home In Terre Haute, Ind., tomorrow. Dobs announced his determination to obtain, if possible, a vow from man, woman and child In this country and country which he might vigil that they refuse take up arms and go to war. But until world relations a reforma- tion, he asserted, and cooperation displaces competition, wars would continue. "Every for he said, "sooner or later and inevitably be- comes a war of blond." Mr. Debs expressed the opinion that President Harding at heart was against all war, but described the president as a representative of a that made war possible. The arms conference, he continued, was significant only In that it was a recognition of the cost of warfare and ah effort to reduce In- steatl of eliminating the cause. Action In behalf of others still Imprisoned for violation of war laws. Debs declared, would be un- dertaken as goon as he read- justed himself to clrcumsMOtW. As for himself, he said, he harbored no resentment because of Impris- onment. The socialist leader began today a of conferences with friends coworhers which was expected to last until he left the capital to- nlsht. Among the first of his call- ers waa Peter -T. McSwiney. brother of the late lord mayor of Cork. MR Debs still wore his prison (s- "aue clothes and declared his inten- tion of, returning home In them and of wearing them for some time. "Like the wrinkles of my he said, "they have cost me some- thing." LARGE GATHKHIVG WILL j w WELCOME DEBS HOME I TERRE HAUTE, 1KD, Dee. Terre Haute Is aswarm with social- ists today, leaders of the organiza- tion from all parts of the country assembling here as thus advance guard of the thousands expected to welcome Eugene V. Debs on his ar- rival from Washington Wednesday afternoon. Phil K. Relnhold, chairman of the local committee In charge, said to- day men and women would be in the parade Wednesday after- noon. A mass meeting has been called fot tonight as a tribute to Debs and to afford an opportunity for gathering hosts to give vent to their feelings for their lender. U. O. Hoehn, editor .of the Louis Labor, and one of the oldest editors of Bociallst and labor publi- cations In the United States; Charles li. Drake of Chicago, editor of the licbv Freedom Monthly; C. W. Er- win, editor of the New York Call: M. Slgol. Chicago, editor ot the Jewish Forward; Georgo Keep. Chi- cago, socialist candidate for gover- nor of Illinois at last election; and many othera are listed as speakers. I3t GENE V. DEB8 TO SPEND ANOTHER DAY AT CAPITAL WASHINOTON, Dec. order to confer with Eugene V. Debs, the lociallst leader, whose 10 year prison sentence for violation of the espionage act was commuted on Christmas day, waa spending an- other day in Washington before leaving tonigM for home at Terre Haute, Ind. By Associated Press. ARDMOKE, OKLA.. Dec. it of the thirteen defendanta were dis- missed and eleven were bound over to the next term of criminal dis- trict court under bonds of for trial on charges of murder In connection with the killing of three men at Wilson the night of Decem- ber >5, when an agreement was reached between defense attorneys and Attorney General Freellng to- day two hours before the examin- ing, trial ot seven of the men was to have been resumed. The cases dismissed were those ot I the Rev. Leon Julius, Baptist minis- ter of Healdton, and John Murray, I a worker in the Hewitt field. After a conference with Judge Thomas H. Doyle of the district court of appeals at Oklahoma City, the attorney general told the court that at this time he does not desire to ask Frank Bourland, a witness, further questions but requested that an order he Issued holding him as a witness under bond until the criminal term of district court be- gins on January 16. The examining trial was ad- journed suddenly late Friday after Bourland had declined to answi questions of the prosecution con- cerning alleged operation of the Ku Klux Klan here. The attorney gen- era] then announced he would seek, when the trial was resumed, to hav c Bourland thrown In jail for con- tempt of court until he decided to answer the questions. attorney general did not earn' out his inten- tion, also announced, of filing addi- tional charges of murder under the riot statute against the thirteen men. Two Armed Men Secure S700 In Caah and Javwlry Valued .at 8T. Dec. hun- dreds of persons passing at the time two armed men this morning entered the Jewelry store of Henry Holt! at Seventh and Olive streets, one of the- busiest downtonn cor- ners here, and escaped with J700 In cash and diamonds and jetfelry valued at NEW TORK, Dec. Invol- untary petition In bankruptcy was filed In federal court today against Robert H. Ingersoll and brother, manufacturers of the Ingersoll watches, of this city. Liabilities were set forth as and as- sets, exclusive of good will, as The concern admitted its Inabil- ity to pay Its debt and expressed to be adjudged bank- rupt. The proceedings were brought by the National City Bank of New York, Chase National Bank of New Tork, and Hathajway, Smith. Folds St Co., with combined claims of 5450.000. Edward H. Chllds "was appointed receiver under bond of Thp company has plants In Tren- ton. N. J., Waterbury, Conn., and Chicago. flttOPEKA. KAN., Dee corpus proceedings in behalf of Alexander How at and August Dorchy, deposed rifflce_rs of District 14, United Mine Work'ers of Amer- ica, now serving sentences In the Cherokee county Jail at Columbuc. Kan., for calling ft strike In viola- tion of the Kansas Industrial court law, were begun In the United district court "here today. petition, milch that He.iv at and Pnrchv are Illegally held for breaking a law which Is In violation of tho constitution of United Statw. was filed bv Phil uallprv nf Plttsburg and L. S Har- icy of Kansas. nttoTnevj. for the htarlng not been aet. mm mm N1Y1SHE SUGGBT10NS SUBMARINE ISSUE BE LEFT TO FUTURE DISCUSSION GAINS INCREASING PROMINENCE ATTORNEY GENERAL CHARttES. 'N 2S; UNCLE SAM 19 COMBING EVERY I SEE CHANCE TO! MISCONDUCT OF HIS OFFICE. I SENATOR SENIOR COUNSELOR DEFENSE COUNTIES WANT RAT- IFICATION. VALERA MAY YIELD TO INSISTENT DEMAND Much Interest Manlfeat In Caie ElrMn" Which Retulted From Roadhouia Partlei. BOSTON. Dec. trial of District Attorney Joseph C. Pellc- t' r of Suffolk county on charges of Attorney General J. Weston Allen j today is overwhelmingly in of has based a petition for his removal. the Irish peace treaty. Reports from Promptly on Reconvening January 3, By Assofiated Press. LONDON, Dec. 27 throughout Ireland as reflected In to London newspapers INSTITUTION TO GIVE RELIEF. PLAY EVEN FOR BITTER ATTACK. NUMBER OF SUFFERERS NO FEELING AGAINST ARE NEEDING ATTENTION! HARDING IN MATTER I gates to Wnnhln I nifnt ronfrrinre wjitf Alto Find Men Incarcerated For Violation! Who Wen Staunch Defenderi, WASHINOTON, Pec. :7 Inves- tigations, of the> Vntted States Vet- erans' buieau have disclosed that maio men who are now Incarcerat-j Such Attitude Will Not, However, Cause Failure Of Compact. B> MARK SULLIVAN National Volitio.il Cornspondcnt of till- NI w York Tosl and Wlchll i Times WAsjJi.vcTCiV. T'tc Sug- gestions that the whole suhmarlnf prftblfiii he ft a future world conference Increasing prominence lodiy while the dele- 1 WnnhliiKion Hrnta- j lor formal rfpHen from Frani e and Jnpun tn thy Amcrlian com romlne proposal fur submarine Ilmiuitlon No legation vns unpiued t" npftnty prihtpniienu nt of the proMt- 11 unil ouiwardl) dele- Katlnn heM to no nir-etliiK toil.iv nf Uuti'S cf nferoni e lommlttce anil iui'1 uctiutif'S eif tlie umffrence were confine-d to Iniornuil conmiltuttons '1 In g, in nil imi'i t'lHion lluit land firmnini'iit v1 ill nnl again come be- nferpine for det.iilPd ATTEMPTED TO OBTAIN A PROMISE FROM THE FARMERS. ____ ANXIOUS TO STOP THE DEMAND FOR LEGISLATION Object to Effort to Secure Repeal Of Section Of Transpor- tation Aet I" mi-it nuy of the of puictlml I fittliiK In with his plnn for a con I were being in confinement for ince committee of the Boston Bar as-! ner counlV froin having liccn soclation, others were formulated by the traditional home of Irish polltt- cal among them IJanlcl 0'Contwll's emancipation campaign and. Charks Stewart Parnell's land league struggle, and Its people re- gard the council as having lived up to traditions, The reporter discussed the ques- tion with all ranks anil classes of people from the highest eccleslaet: the attorney Some are vlr tually the same as those on which Mr. Allen is seeking he disbarment of Daniel H. Coakley o( Boston, an at- torney, was mentioned frequently In the that resulted In tha removal lagt fall of Nathan A. Tufts as district attorney of Middle- sex county. second aet of charges against! to the lowest menials and says that. Pelletler, filed Nov. 21. resulted from while lie heard iwtliing In dispir- a speech he made when a candidate ngcmcnt of Mr. de Valets, he was for mayor. In this speech, as read assured that from 70 to 80 cent by Allen before the supreme of the county favor the treaty, the district aUorney was quoted as I Tho minority, he believed to be saying that he would nolle pros eso.nl j mostly mi mbers of the Jrlnh repub- the case of anyone who would "back 'lcan up" a denial that he (Pelletier) in- tended to resign. Attorney General Allen's petition alleged that the acts Pelletler as district attorney since November 11, 3909. when he took office, down to I the date of filing the eh.irpes. show him to be unfit to hold office It charges that Pelletler conducted his office In an and repre- hensible manner Pellctier Is said In the petition to have fallod from Improper motives crimes ranging from nimplp assault to manslaugh ter Thirty-three of these- men! filed claims with representatives of the bureau for compensation for service dlsal Illiy. An cxaminatii n of thp war his- tory of one of these men, n hn lisrl Infringed upon the laws of the coutitj, Showed that under fire and shell lip hfd conducted himself with so much heroism that be was merely for Its own sake. The points the democrats m.ik" don't go to thp soul of thp trpali. Most of them in thplr hearts feel thnt the treaty Is montly iruod and ousht to bo ratified. TbP thine about with compk'te faith in tluu righteousness la the comparison tweeu the forlxar.ince whiili they arc to jirnc'lcc now and, on thc oth- er hand the ruthless nmlevolencp with which tlu1 republicans took tho most unfair and vltuperous advnntaKc of every possible slip that Wilson made In connection with the league of Within this field the democrats are LONDON, flee Egyp- tians were killed and fourteen oth- ers wounded in the recent nation- alist disturbances In Cairo, says a foreign office statement today. No British casualties were listed. Disturbances are continuing tn Cairo, the advices add, and at- tempts have been made to wreck trains. A train on the Heluan rail- day was derailed Christmas day, Upper Egypt Is quiet, says the statement, most of the disturbances belrrg In lower Egypt. The situa- tion at Tanta, so miles northwest of Cairo, where minor troubles were reported late last week, has Im- proved the arrival there of British troops. of Egyptian have been sent some points. Light ships with machine guns have pone up the Nile to upper Egypt and some others to lower Egypt, O.VB KILLED 4 SEVERAL WOtADED BELFAST. Dec 17 4 man was killed and several 4 wounded In a clash between a 4 constabulary and a num- 4 of In the "Marron- bone" area todav. 4 to prosecute Merrill W. Shute after shoes, If he were I In or ou inav in- 1 awarded the highest emblem whlch "nrdlag and Lodge bravery In action conferred upon and lhe thc American aoleller, thc to day corresnondlngly reversed ai pulshed Service Cross He hncl tlle republicans citations in iiddltlon and also C'roix de Ouirre with 1'alms bft nnklnc the hcavns rlnc _........................... j with words atnut duplicity, deceit. The "doctors discovered "that the'vocabulary that niftlevo- man was suffering with tubercu- lencp can call to Its service Tho lonis and he w immediately trans-1 remember nnd are Juntl- fcrrctl to tlie prison hospital' for in lemeTnberinis, how end servation and care. iho oiher rppublicnns crops-examintd Although these men who file (Wilson like a min under suspicion claims may let sen e years behind treason, how ihpy abused him like the walls of theae penal lnstllu-1'i furtive thief pf the nation's intrr- tions, such compensntion as limy ests; how they took uttprly unfair ad- allowed them for disabilities result- j vantage of every occasion just like ing fiom their military or naval the present one, when something came will not only form a nu- cleus for their civil rehabilitation, but also may he of helpful value to those who maj have been dependent upon them HMjTi'N I'ic ti, n nn. Wisconsin, mil sttiiinunt Issued texla.y d tli.it Inch lultroud n pr, M nt.itlv A of thc Intcrcstn at 9nnt ipi'eniiK held In Washington, i .itti mpti-d to obtain frum r "in bi w.ui of tho leadership In c to dlsi Uhs1 ot thm ure.it farm organlia- iiiternailonnl iiue.tions Officials, lions lejui-s. nte.i In Washington to him said lod.iv lhal he lh.it wouM them In corn- would he v mui'li ilfmippolnied If t liliutiontt v itb irnhvay plum for n fuliire cnnferpncr t and with tlit tpeclal notiiKieid to In tore the Wash- I teri'Stn" nt tin nber 8 meetlnff I the i IIMrhr-ll the ilepaiture of the Ituliuu mill-' laiv l i 1'resnlMit Hui'llMK Is underRtood to rcffnid tiic pioposal for a future l Ifl ri'llfernn un MjL'in.irnu'H us! inRlon i nil In offlilnl ijn-iit'is the eonversu- tlon rcl.ililiK to the project vv eri' dmcrllipd lod.iv ss utterlv Informal :it the prPsunt linn." although thev miirht tnlM' ihe foi in of prr.postii In the verv neur fulnri' HIIIc.'tsi m In obtaining tha coiisi-ni o( ii rum m the farm rep- reseninlivcs u> tin agreement. In Mippmi i f hi" i barges Senator LaPidlitli m.id, publli- what he dc- (.Lrilml us j report on in lion of tin- iiinfi ruice" and a list When and where n meeting of i ut thoie lo li.ive pftrtlcipateet Hint vopc would be held is still an In the tins Hi did not give tho undecided duull. 1'nsldent UnrdlnR source of his Information but said In- Infiirmed tlit conference In- cludrii of farmers' aa ft-llnwc j J R. Howard. two points that remain un- ter of a Worcester county millionaire, settled. The Mexican government figures In the charges, in a specifi- cation that Pelletler conspired with foakley, Corooran and others to ex- tort money from her. Curtis W. Emerv, her second husband, and Mrs. Jennie S. Chase, her mother. Conspiracy to frighten Albert T. Smith into paying J37.500 as alimony to bin wife, Agnes L. Smith, nnd abandonment of prosecution against Smith after the money was paid, also are charged. In this connection, the attorney general alleges that one-half the alimony was claimed by Coakley ng a contingent fee. When these charges were first filed, Pelletier asserted that Mr. Allen had acted lo discredit his candidacy for mayor, which he was planning to make public the next day. Pelletler withdrew from tha mayoralty race on Dec. 2. On November 2J, Pelletler attacked aa unconstitutional the statute under which the original proceedings were brought, contending that Inasmuch as he had been elected to office he was removable only through Impeachment proceedings. He said the law giving a majority of supreme court Justices thc power to remove a district attor- ney after a hearing conflicted with the 3Hh amendment to the federal con- stitution. He petitioned the court Is said to have placed before the bankers proposals providing, among House Workers By Display' ing Gun. KANSAS TITT. Pec. W. Heed, negro leader of the paclt mg plant strikers In Kansas City. Kan, was arrested nt labor bead- qunrUrs In that city today on a statp warrant charging assault with tilth W I' If tho dpmocruts could s ,mc clpir way of making the most their opportunity to bedevil I and Harding without nt the s. time imperilling tho treaty, they 'd an to It with all the heartiness em- bittered men presented by f ja wonderful opportunity for revenge. The democrats In tin with the exception of a very i o Iteed, have n devoted affectio Wilson, and a righteous and w ful sense of the cruelties pract. Packing 'I'm> affection is Increas ieivery day by the manner In now comforts himself, and i tho appealing picture his situation maUcfl. Wilson himself by the way. does nothing to stimulate the indignation which leads the democrats to think strongly of seeking revenge for the wrongs that he as their leader hns suffered. Every om-e In a while It Is of the French delrsaies to ricilvi the formal declaim! of their govern- ment on the American compromise' proposal for limitation of Milmiarlne- htrenp'h has tanked a postponement of the mei'tli p of thp conference navnl rommlltre si Itevluied for elnv until tomorrov It vins be- lieved th.it tlie might lie awultliiR furllier from their bearing on Ihn American prtiposal Tin-re no Indication hero te-vcr th.it th" rnndi wer.e pre-j il to tut thi-lr suggi-sti-d fiRiire i lO.OOO tons In submarines for France to thf Ji.oon ton figure un- iler thc American plan, or lhat th Japanese intended to n-i ede from! their flat refusal to accept thc plan- 1 V.UOV KRtiM'H rllOCBAMl By Associated LONDON, claims for fliet of sub- I national farm congresn, anel T. C, AtKi-sun of the nuilonul grange. Tin- brief report of the meeting as made public by senator Ifttc auiii "On Hici'inber 9 a secret roeetlnc was luW m ashlMBtun at which hlj-'li i ffk'.uls of 'In railroads, and the Htcil and lumber ditcmiX'rt in pnlKi 'lie farmers in an iigrfp-mint wmrt-by all agitation b> tlie inti-icit" for the repeal of PCI flop II-A (ri'l.ulng to the ag- gregate vuliie-) nnd for restoration of uliitc control OM r state ratea Hhonid "Tin: gn-nt special Interests rep- resented at thlsl ir.nforence Hucnrsf'.il lii olitrlniftg the consent nf the farm roprenn-ntallves to such nn agie-rmi'iit. H is not necessary tn imprai h ihi- slnc-rlty of purpose of the uignnization officials vi In, imrtii Ipatid In the conference. In brdmlliiK this sure-t meeting u ou-iMiiraiy to not only tha hul the cunMiirlng and a deadly weapon. Arrangements were made for his arraignment late today. According to the authorities. other terms, that the oil men should] early today a street car make their payments direct to the i crowded wltli negro packing plant bankers without further interven- tion on the part of the Mexican government The payment should be made either In Mexican bonds or In cash, the Mexican government desiring only a fulfillment of Its decree Issued on June 7 of this year. workers, held a revolver on the rootorman and conductor until they stepped the car and then ordered all the passpngcrs to get off To ex- pedite proceedings, the police say, Reed fired several shots. The negro passengers fled In a panic, several The New York bankers are said of them smashing windows to ob- to have made counter proposals, j tain speedier means of departure, differing on two points from those presented by the Mexican govern- ment. It was Enid the were deadlocked because neither' the Mexican government nor thc bankers had been willing to cede anything en those two points. Hope was expressed, however, that a set- tlement may be forthcoming be- fore Jan. 25 ot the coming year, when the oil men are to pay the government pesos. FEDERAL RECEIVERS TO OPERATE HAMON ROAD ALONG THE SAME UNES FORT WOnm Dec. receivers fer the for a writ of prohlblllon reatralnlng yesterday by United States Judge said that Is adiislng the demo- crats to this courfp or that. The Is that, so far as Wilson has any contacts with the dpmojbratlc leaders. does not counsel thPffi to a new course of embarrassment to Harding It would be more true to snj tlie contrary Soon otter Harding win Inaugurated It was common gossip Wilson said to one of his frli-nds (hut he going to show Hsrdlnjr hotir nn Pi-preslde-nt ought to bPliavc The fact Is, Wilson has affirm- atively helpful to the republican ad- ministration In the dlfflculiles It has about foreign relations The more responsible republican leaders know this and appreciate It 1 have talked made before the Washing- ton tonfurence un- again attacked tho London which j resumed publication today after In r'ltmas holldavs >ilntf any clnr.s of naval ton- nage seems on the fefe of it a strange proposition at a ponfcre-niv assembled to reduce armament." de. elares the Pnlly Chronicle. "We cannot pretend to fathom French method for such an aggres- sive attitu'l'." Impntldicc with the French de- mand l never took part In it. but alwnvs p'lypd IhP part of P.ut tho democrats look upon as a irse of another color. They know Lodge bnteil Wilson and wallowed In hut with open recklessness. In same degree the Iiemocran now hats Lodge, and they will rnakp ot tlip r In trMt (Continued on rage i. Column I.) >mas Barton said today that Captain Gray telegraphed him about the killing ot Ranger Buchanan by "unKnonn Mexicans escaped to Mexico" and that a report would follo-n. VnofflrUl nicht sulrt strangp entered the hull shot Buchanan nine timps when he sought to dettrmin" their Idpntlty caped across Thp assailants es- Klo Crande. hndv p-ohably w ,1) be brought to Marfa today. By Associated Press PARIS ivc :7 chamber ot today the Brland government a new lease of life by the substantial of 177 at (he close of a two-dav debate the failure last summer ot the In- dustrial Rank of China. Th' vtife of confidence was given in a refusal to appoint a commls- xlnn to Investigate alleged Irregu- larities In this connection In addi- tion to the pending court procedure. OHIO RIVER STATIONARY AT CINCINNATI AT 55.9 CINCINNATI. OHIO. Dec. J7 Ohio river was stationary at Cincin- nati today at S3} feet and weather bureau a reces- sion soon. All but two railroads had been forced to abandon the central union station, but were operating without impairment of service from on bigber ground AMERICAN EXPORTS TO EUROPE SHOW DECLINE WASHINGTON cnn eM'orU to T' I in with thc 2- p.' declined ii'Tith, according to an official nummary of foreign trarfe tho ment of tmports front' In the sane ptrtw about fSPAPERI ;

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