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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1929, Salt Lake City, Utah                                FMSTCffllFS COME NEXT WITHHOOVER President Arranges for Re ceivmg Heads of Lead iug Agricultural Groups U S Commerce Chamber Issues Call for Meeting Among Business Leaders WASHINGTON Nov 24 President completes his cycle of business progress conferences to morrow by receiving heads of farm organizations at the White House This will be his first meeting with spokesmen for the agriculture indus try since the farm relief legislation was put Into operation and it Is to be expected that there will be such assurances of federal cooperation as to stimulate the industry The president will have covered Of the country with theconclusion of to morrowscoherence He also has calisd upon the governors of the states to cooperate fully with thp movement to offset the of stock market situation by seeding up as far ts possible programs of public constructinn nv 7 New Colorado River Power Projects Get Commissions Study construction in counties states cities and Mora or Less Permanent Organization Wil Be Formed Out of Hoover initiated will coma mora or jess p6rm2nnt organic witnln the industries which is tYb formed 3 a mzetlnjr hsra on Dccsmboi5 Statfea chamber of vhich SS practically all in tha nation President HooVer will leaders representing lf ths business groups open this Ousn tnis eonfeence with a brief talk outlining tois purposes and reviewing what has been accomplished Thfc is dis c sent tomorrow to tha groups by Julus the board and orthPresident of the n cf esen o the united States chamber of commerce Convinced That Ainerlcan Baiiness Can MobiUzo Forces Thlf conference will be ooened bv the letter wiUsav Jihe utgrowth of a convic his part that American busi so orgaiuzed as to be fully capable of mobilizing jts forces in cooperation with government iil gratifying that from such high authority should come thisrec and trust of business organizations iiOiiUiS siiviHi US War Dead From Russia WASHINGTON Nov 24 honors have been ordered by the war department for the arrival in New York oi the bodies of 75 soldiers of the 39th infantry who died while in service in north Russia after the world war The bodies were shipped Irom Cherbourg on the steam ship Roosevelt November 19 and are being escorted by Cap tain Edwin S Bettelhelm rep resenting the Veterans of For eign Wars and Walter Dundon representing the Polar Bear association and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Nevada Governor Sees Success in Boulder Fight Leaves Washington Con vinced That Temporary Plan Will Be Revised WASHINGTON Nov 24 flpQOv ernor Balzar of Nevada who has been in Washington urging larger Boulder dam allocation for his state has left ror home after completingconfer ences with officials ol the Ulterior ilc rtment Balzar left Washington saying that Nevadas peculiar situation a state without fuel and with but ens major power site that of Boulder dam is better understood than ever before and in his opinion it is rea sonable to expect a revision of tem porary allocation made last month by Secretary Wilbur In this divisonNevadawa3 given an 18 per cent withdrawal of power pnerated subject to several restric tions one of which compelled her to Qispose of power within the state Batear Insisted that Nevadas allo rtC tion on Fortythree Ap plications on File By HARRY J BROIVX Tribune Correspondent WASHINGTON D C Nov disclosed by its annual report made public today the federal power com mission lias in contemplation the early consideration of a number of applications for permits or licenses looking to the development of pow er on some of the tributaries of the Colorado river at points where such development will not In any way con fjjct with the Boulder dam project There are now pending before the commission fortythree applications for various power projects along the Colorado river system all of which were suspended under the Plttman act pending enactment of the Boul der dam law that act became effective the embargo was automatically lifted arid tna commission is now looking for ward with a view to opjning the way development jn upper Five of the Applications in Conflict With Boulder Dam Project Five of the fortythree applications are in direct conflict with the Boul der dom project and of course will The commission recalls that the the four KEDDIELINK MEANS NEW ERA FOR UTAH W P Counsel Starlingfor Home Says State Com ing Into Own utah Wyoming Colorado end New have suggested that the public interest will be best served by lurther postxnement of action on these rises bu6 ths commission an nounces in the report It Is probable that the commission may vrissly proceed with the consid eration of a number of the applica tions on tributaries without affect Ing the interstate water questions re maining unsettled end the reasons for delaying action are bacomlngless SAN FRANCISCO Nov With the hearing of the application of the Great Northern and Western Pa cific railroads for a connecting link in California swinging into its tenth day tomorrow western industrialists were summarizing the picture so far presented by word and exhibits in the battle of ths transportation giants The Southern Pacific which is op posing the application on the ground that a competitive service from Kla math Falls Ore southward is un necessary will present more wit nesses tomorrow In a desperate at tempt to weaken the strong edifice of facts built by the petitioners Harold P Fabian Utah counsel for the Western Pacific is homeward bound reeling certain he said before departing of the fact that Utah pre sented not only a united front in be half of the petitioning roads but that the Utah witnesses forged a strength ening link in the general case Believe State Victim Of Renewed Opposition IeavlnS Sunday morning Mr Fabien expressed the opinion that the testimony adduced by Utah in terests showed in unmistakable lan guage that the Beehive state had been a victim of raldroad oppression that its growth had been retarded by un l n Jreignt that the up building of California had been ef fected at the expense of the inter mountain country its own aPParent tha a n can be teken of the applications on the Colo Contlnid oc PazTwo Colutei Four 1 held last week with er rictes a situation that has no fundamental factors and the tices the presence ite tributa and the f American business Continued on JaKe Two Column Three of men Northland Still Holds Secret of Two Fliers Fate silence of the Arctic north went forward today lor Pilot Carl Ben Eielson and his mechanic Earl Borgland who disap areda in after they Alaska in the furtrading ship icebound near iforth Cape Siberia Four dog team parties were sent out from the Nanuk to scout the short IrheIn the vicinity of North missing1 fliers but none or them has reported jis yet team drlver ar rived at North Cape Saturday after a trip of 150 miles from Kolluchin boy traversing much of the country where the missing plane might possi bly have come down reported that he had seen nothing of the craft j FOB YOUR MORNING SMILE Tarn to Page 6 Itfaa the Newert Snappiest Colnmn of Wit Humor and Satire CookCoos should not be less than one third that allocation be made with out restriction and that the price paid be 175 mills per kilowatt hour 5 rlsure than that set by In these contentions he comes into directconflict with California inter ests which have assured that Nevada was well tafcen care of In revenue pre vision of the Boulder bill which pro Ileu oftaxe5an approximate annual return from the dam site on her border This revenue will accrue to the state regaroless of any power allo cauion which she may receive Balzar cntended power allocation to Ne vada is not to be considered as rev enue but as absolute necessity in or to develop mineral resources of the state MICHIGAN YOUTH ADMITS SHOOTING FATHER TO DEATH Nov 24 Maiick 19 confessed early today ac cording to Wayne county officers that he shot and killed his father Prank Maiick in his greenhouse in Nankin township near here put sheriffs today went to the Maiick home and found the pistol and shotgun witk which the florist was slain hidden where Joseph said he had put them Joseph confessed according to the oihcers that he killed his father be cause a stranger whose first name was Adam threatened his life as well as that of his father if he diet not commit the crime The youth admitted he had quar reled wjth his parent end waited for mm in the greenhouse tha said After the slaying Joseph said he Buried the pistol In the dirt iioor Oi the basement and hid the shotgun in the attic after taking it apart The weapons were found ss he described Warrant had been IN PORTUGAL TAKE HEAVYLffE TOLL Populace Flees in Panic From To mis Troops Sent to Scene LISBON Portugal Nov 24 Troops from neighboring districts to night were hurried to the northeast coast where a fierce Atlantic gale was reported to have dorie great dam age It was feared there had been severe loss of We but broken com munications prevented any exact es timate of the destruction Torrential rains and floods hit th coast city of Vienna do CasUllo At the nearby town of Arcos Valle vez tnsjjrnia river burst its banks swpp avay bridges uprooted treas and carried off cattle The populace fled in panic before the swirling wa ters Early reports described pea sants marooned on cottage roofs screaming for help s Enormous damage was done to crops and two factories were blown rTje station was bmerged and the town plunged in complete darkness making the res cue work more difficult was comins into the application is grant gran ed it wil mean that more business will given to the Denver Rio Grande Western railroad through its association with the Great Northern shipped from the northwest to the southwest for Instance as shown in the testi Northern executives WiU ba directed over the connecting link and to the Denver Rio Grand at Salt Lake City for shipment cart more business being directed over the Denver Rio Grande Mr Fabian thought that there would be a general leveling of freight rates in territor ft wiiAi Mji utory i jor Ir the preient weak system Senator Smooth Can rnUe 9 Operator Who Sent Wild SOS Now in Custody VALETTA Malta Nov 24 The wireless operator on the British steamship Baron Elcho who started four destroyers to his aid when he sent out SOS calls last Thursday saymg an attempt was being made him has been relvrflrl custody to the destroyer Witch The master of the Baron Elcho said thc operator still maintained everybody was trying to poison him He was found last night hiding in a venti lator The Witch with the three other destroyers that answered the SOS calls headed back to Malta to Priests Tomb on Closing Day Shiver in Storm Hearing Puts Utah Oft Railroad Map Mr Fabian declared that the hear g had oone much to put Tjtah on the railroad map Utahs evidence was a revelation to many of the rail road experts gathered at the hearing Some of the exhibits indicated the vast resources of the commonwealth snowing that it is still practically a virgin territory Insofar as shipments of products are concerned With the openm of the proposed new road and the reducUon of freight rates Utahs Met territory will be expanded and win tend to i LOSS TO SENATE Francis E Warren sfafcsnian ami Civil war tef cran of Wyoming whose career ends SMOOT FACES HARDPROBLEM Senator Warrens Death Compels Choice Between Two Chairmanships Special to The Trtbune WASHINGTON D C Nov The passlngof the Grand Old Man of the senate Senator Warren of Wyoming places Senator Reed Smoot of Utah in a unique and in some an embarrassing position from which he piust extricate him self Senator Warren was chairman of appropriations committee vhlch is rated by the senate as its most important committee save one thalCjrirnmittfcs oh finance of which Senator Smoot Is now chairman But it happens that Smoot also is rank ing member of the appropriations next in line after Sena i and entitled to the chair manfhl9 of to committee if chairmanships e PmS for the great the correspondent has the situation presented up a nsarine fol 1 That the case revolves around the question of competitive service or regulated monopoly Evidence of W P Chairman Strong Point 4 That ths evidence of Arthur Curtiss James chairman or the board of directors of the Western Padlfic 7 v uaiicriL waste so Jons nc it brought about of gthe three systems which needed the link Continued on Page Two Column X 4 Girls Endurance Flight Proves Another BY TED COOK lanrh ft thnckla and rpir every dy D IT DAILY In Wt Freezing temperature and a leaden request of sky together with a biting wind to day failed to daunt the unending line of woestricken piigrims seeking I relief In the reputed miraculous quality of the grave of the Rev Pat i nek J Power in Holy Cross cemetery here It was the last day of the pilgrim ages A ban which wil close the cem etery to the alflicted until thc church I has had opportunity to investigate j th3 manifold stories of miracuiois I cures was to become effective at mid mjnt It nns estimated tlvt at tc j rorrg hour 100OTO psrsons woold hire attended the grave during ths 1 24 hours LOS ANGELA Nor 24 Af ter weeks of preparation Bobbie Trout and H nor Smith got awav today ap parently on their longawcited en nifirWbUt ter a e air and a Raskins contact thpv at Metropolitan Aimnrt in he The senate Invariably follows the rule of seniority in filling committee chairmanships and Senator Smoot therefore finds himself in the posi tion where he can choose for him self either to retain the chairman ship of the finance committee or re linquish that and become chairman of appropriations He can be chair man of only one committee If sen ator Smoot were looking for honor alone there would be no question but wjjat he retain the chairman ship of the finance committee for ip that position no member of the Continued on Ptge Ten Column Five FALLING ROCK IN COAL MINE KELSORKER Special to The Tribune Pete Oloski 46 was in stantly Kilted Saturday evening when a large slab of rock fell on him as he was working rn the mine at Sweets His partner Mark Yelinich was not injured Dr W R Merrell examined Oloski and found that he had died from a fractured skull and a broken neck Oloski was working loading coal cars in the main cross entry off the second right entry when the cavein occurred He had been employed at the Sweets mine since November 15 coming here from Durango Colo where he had been connected with the Calumet Fuel company for nine years Oloski was not married and 20 CENTS UlilAl VXJIi nell archbishop of Boston that the public refrain immediatelv trsy visiting the grave until after the ui vestigations were completed Today was not materially differ ent except for the Intense cold and dampnew from the previous three Sundays and 24 week days that have Il2t12ncd slnce of cures at the 60yearold grave of the young priest had become widespread Today there was a similar line of lame blind and otherwise afflicted stretching tortuously for more than three quarters of a mile tlimiRh the wind ing nrhs of ths cemetery Trrfay there were the servse sort of ehastiv scenes of suffering a the graves was just anothertest The young niers pronounced the test successful and said it might have been turned Into an endurance flight except that the wind was too guffc They made no reference to a report that Metropolitan Airport officials had ordered them down Shortly after the takeoff nt 129 p m today a refueliig ship made a successful gasoline contact and the womens plane began sweeping in wider circles ecross Fernando val ley scene of the historic army Quts ton Mark planes endurance fiieht nearly a year ago Miss Trout Is a Los Aneeles cirl and Mis Smith is from New York Both have held various womens fly ing records They said they might again attempt the flight within the next few days b a sister Mrs Mary L Ybudia of Vermont Remains are at the J E Flynn fu neral parlors awaiting word from the Xtev He anatlve of Poland Oloski was the fourteenth miner to meet death In mine accidents in the coal elds of Carbon county since JUJy 1 of this year and was the fourth since October 23 Jury Indicts Five In Mutilation Case WOWJTAIN VIBW Ark Nov 24 torture mutilation Hn 20 a farm hand DEATH TAKES SEN WARREN OF WYOMING Senate Dean Succumbs After 40 Years Ser vice to Nation WASHINGTON Nov 24 Death today removed from the senate the man who had participated in more of the political struggles of that body than any other person in his tory Francis E Warren of Wyoming The 85yearold dean of the sen ate who had served continuously since 1895 and for tliree years pre viously succumbed at oclock this morning to an attack of pneu monia after thre weeks illness start ing with bronchitis The veteran statesman was the old est member of the senate both in years and length of service and was the only member who participated m the war between the states serv es in the Union army along with Justice Holmes of the supreme court Representative Btedman of North Oarolfna is a veteran of the Confed erate army His passing came as a shock to his senate colleagues and to his many Washington friends who had hoped his rugged constitution would brine him titrough to recovery A turn for the worse came last ntent and so weakened his resistance that he was unable to rally despite every effort made by his physician Or John Minor who maintained an allnight vigil at the bedside Present when he died were Mrs warren his Eon Fred Warren of Cheyenne and his soniniaw Gen eral John J Pershing commander of the American expeditionary force to n the world warGeneral Ashing upon his arrival from abroad Monday visited his fatherIn that UOfcCVl HI that section but he was best known for his work in the senate v As of the power lur appropriations committee since the Harding administration came into power in 1921 he was responsl ContlnuetS onluce Two Column BULLETS KILL LABORLEADER t Assassin Fires Four Shots During Football Celebra tion at Night Club CHICAGO Nov 24 Edward Tracy union labor leader was killea in a spectacular shooting that ter rorized celebrators of football vic Arllngtona caba As the orchestra played a stirrine college march Me vine Purves boyhood companion and later business rlvra Of the slain man Bn dJacent table and fired into Tracys head patrons milled confusedly Purves and three companions rushed from the night Sergeant Thomas of the pollce department The officer overtook PurveS and his brother William after a chaJsl through northside streets The oth Melville Purves according to po lice had borne ill feeling toward Tracy since the latter supplInteShim aent of thc Bulletin Board Hangers union At police headquarters where the S are held it was William haa been re leased from Joliet penitentiary three Advancing Russian Army Captures Two Cities From Chinese Methodists Seek Ten Million for World Work SEATTLE Nov U Pledging support to a drive to raise 000000 for denominational world ser vice the Methodist board of home missions brought its threeday con vention to a close here yesterday The fund win be used if obtained in general church work and will be separate from the money appropriat ed annually for home mission activi board SV 324250 from its budget during the convention for fjancing home mis sion work in 1930 Michigan Chief Does Not Want War Portfolio SHINGLETON Mich Nov 24 Fred W Green announced today that he would not accept the post of secretary of war made va cant by the death of James W Good if it were offered him by President Hoover The governor vvho has been In upper Michigan on a deer hunting expedition for the past week sent a telegram to Senator Vandenberg of Michi gan who suggested his name to the president stating that ho appreciated indorsements given him but felt t his duty to remain governor oi Michi gan Mongol Commander on West Front Falls in tie Reports Declare Planes Night Air Raid Causes Second Flight of Hailar Population Rock Island Sets 1930 Spending Largest Budget in Roads History Supports Hoo ver Program CHICAGO Nov 25 with President Hoovers program for maintaining business conditions on a normal basis President J EGor man today announced the proposed 1930 Improvement budget of the Rock Island lines will total about 000 the largest budget of expendi tures in the history of the road The outlay President Gorman said will exceed by slightly more than the improvement budget of 1929 and will be fornew equip ment general Improvements new lines and miscellaneous construction The expenditure Includes a tenta tivebudget of for building R new line in Texas by the Chicago RockIsland and Gulf railroad a part of the Rock Island Jines The proposal is now before the Interstate commerce commission for decision Approximately will be spent for new equipment consisting of 41 locomotives 5000 freight cars 24 passenger cars and 62 wort cars Mr Gorman said Other expenditures include a 000000 fund for miscellaneous im provements to be charged to opera tion and capital account Exclusive of the proposed new Tesas line the 1930 expenditures for new lines second main tracks and roadway improvements wiil total This will cover continuation of the St Paul and Kansas City Short Line from Tren ton to BirminghamMo and a new line from Dalhart to Morse Texas on the C R I G entailing the cost of about for sixty miles of road he sets aside for ballasting Provision is also made for 57000 tons of new steel rail and Continued on Tiro Column Four MAN SLAYS ONE WOUNDS ANOTHER FLEES TO DESERT CAXEXICO Calif Nov 24 search of the desert toward Yuma Ariz was under way tonight for a man known as The Georgia Kid who Is believed to have shot and fciiled one man probably fatally wounded another and stole an automobile to escape later abandoning it found nlne mles west of Holtsville Calif on the Yuma highway stuck in the shifting desert sands It is believed the fugitive either fled Into the wastes or forced othlr to aid his night dead rnan was known only as r d5a His body was round live miles west of Calipatrta R i on a hehway The cause of the shooting remained unknown Shortly after Mr and Mrs P w Jackson heard shots near the scene were held up and forced from tneir car minutes latera roan en Ecrcd ranch house of John Col ins held up the family and as o rhe slJ2i and wounded Collins The victim could not ex plain the attack v sa iu rui on his young woman companion on a lonely mountain road 14 miles east of here last March came to light to day with the arrest of rive men in dicted by the county grand Jury All were indicted on firstdegree murder charges and two them on statu tory charges For Team Returns and Pays Fine Negro Slain After Killing Police Head MAD1SONVILLE Ky Nov 24 of Police John H Ashby 65 i was shot and kiiltd here today by Houston Cooksey negro 28 and Cooksey in turn was shot and kiHed members of a posse who trailed Mm to his home EVANSTON HI Nov 24 Presumably J R McGSnnis who gave In Ohl0 his address had a right to shout Hooray for old Notre Dame as he stood amid the enter throne at univer sity s stadium yesterday But Police Sergeant Anton sad he suspected McGinniss breath And besides SchulU waa partial Jo Northnrestrrn H was cse to same time whrn Lieutenant frank Weidellng heard howling from the cell room He found McGinnls on the verge of tears hold ing out his football ticket plead Jngly ou may go to the game Weidel ing offered if youll promise to re turn to jail right afterward McGinnis breathlessly agreed an hour after Notre Dame won the Ohioan stood before the doslc sergeant I sorry I am late he apolo Sized The crowds were axvful Today Justice of the Peace John LONDON Nov 24 Beuters dispatch from Harbin today said soviet forces are reported to have captured Hallar and Muling The Chinese commander on the western front is reported to have been killed It wns thought probable that a state of siege would be declared tomorrow HARBIN Manchuria Nov 24 population of Hailar for the second time since the SinoRussian break last July was preparing to move today owing to the reported steady advance of the soviet forces The exodus started yesterday after a night air raid by soviet planes which dropped bombs and flares giv ing Hailar its greatest scarein its thirty years existence Railroad Brings in Coaches Hurried Evacuation The Chinese Eastern railway was bringing In every available coach to aid in the evacuation of its workers and theirfamilies Specialtrains were Jammed to capacity by the panicky populace and no endeavor was made to collect X Harbin newspapers four soviet divisions now are in Man churia each division having approxi mately 15000 men The population of Hailar is about 30000 It is the center of the Barga sheep district and sends the bulk of its wool to the United States and Canada Chinese Abandon All Pretense Of Defending EasternRaflway i TOKYO Nov24 to Rengo Japanese hews agency from Harbin and MukdeijMan churia said the Chinese military had abandoned all the Chinese Eastern railwaywest of the Khingan 4ndlftfe fleeing eastward looting 6a the way Civilian and soldier refugees wera described as demoralized Seeming confirmationofreports that Mukden will suefor a separate peace with Russia waslncluded in the dispatches which said ithei Chinese were already negotiating with M Melinikcv fonner consul general at Harbin now at Chita in Siberia Preparations for Evacuating City Made Several Days Ago Chinese sources quoted by Rengo said headquarters were being estab lished at Buchatu about 100 miles east of Hailar Preparations for evacuation of Hailar were being made several days ago 8oviet air planes were to be bombing that city steadily The reported Russian occupation extends 100 kilometers eastof Mari chuli along the Chinese Eastern rail road Considerable Russian forces were stated to be In possession of the stations Delainor and Zaganbut in formation concerning regions beyond Hailar is admittedly untrust worthy It s therefore impossiblo to determine how far the Chinese re treat was due to panic or actual soviet military pressure The Russians may pe raiding on a larger scale than hitherto or Invading to stay Chinese Accounts Support Claims of Russians Reports Moscow dispatches claiming the Russian troops disarmed 8000 Chi nese and captured 10000 rifles Continued on Page Two Column Two Giant Wave Hits Ship Carrying Off Dozen on Bridge MEXICO CITY Nov 24 de scription of a giant wave which wrenched off the pilot house and budge of the small steamer VUIa Her raosa off the coast of Tabasco on No vember 16 was given today by a sur vivor It was the first detailed ac count of the disaster Involving tha loss of eighteen lives to be received here Twentyfour other persons who abandoned the ship after tha wavo had hit it made shore safeiy Thc vessel was surprised by a sud den storm A dozen panic stricken passengers were on the bridge and in the pilot house beseeching the captain to save them wnen the wave hit the ship with such force it car ried away the whole superstructure Vivh the passengers captain and Jive ana six otnsr memoers or the were flung to the deck They struggled through Iieavy saas in small boats to the shcre steamer left unguideri was ririVen we rocss and broke up Severn wo men and children were among the victims The ship was used in coast wise traffic nve dollars and costs rusd the i impromptu court And go back to Akron Youre an honest man 1 Evanston beamed McOinnis as fle walked cut is a great town THE cleaned aU seed crop Utah for 1928 was 6100000 pounds falfa in   

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